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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Two-mile, $2.2 million cross-campus trail in the worksDesigns should be done by April 2014, pg 5. UF junior awarded Miss Florida titleShe will compete for Miss America in September, pg 8. Whoa, baby: U.S. leads world in price of giving birth in hospitalsThe average is $9,775, pg 5. Thunderstorm forces cancellation of Matt and Kims Swampfest set. Read the story on page 8 and see photos online. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 15 89 /72VOLUME 107 ISSUE 159 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013Shannon Kaestle / AlligatorGreen AcresLarry Rogers, 75, exits a refrigerated storage room on his Alachua County farm Friday. Rogers locally sells beans, cucumbers, strawberries, onions, tomatoes and other produce from his farm. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterA 37-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex off of Southwest 20th Avenue, and the suspect is still missing. reports of a shooting at Southern Pines Apartments, at 4125 SW 17th Place. Samuel Hamilton was found dead in an apartment in the complex with a gunshot wound in his Larry Whitehead Jr., 26. According to a Gainesville Police Department news release, an investigation showed that Whitehead forced his way into the apartment, argued with Hamilton and shot him. Because a K-9 unit search of the area yielded no results, police believe Whitehead left in a car. Tobias said police think the two men knew each other. At least they had a mutual female friend. That may be what this was over, Tobias said. [Whitehead] had a mission to go after this guy. Its a horrible case, but its a very simple case. Whitehead has not yet been located, and the weapon used has not been found, according to the release.Suspect missing after Sunday killing ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Staff WriterIt only took two words to put the nation in a frenzy: not guilty. After three weeks of testimony in Sanford, a jury of six women found George Zimmerman not guilty of the second-degree murder and manslaughter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Martins death and Saturday nights verdict have revived sparked protests all over the country and in Gainesville, too. On Monday, UF Dream Defenders and other community organizations marched from the Bo Diddley Community Plaza to the U.S. Department of Justice mand justice for Martin. About 50 people attended the march. Jeremiah Tattersall, 27, who has worked with UF Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society, said he was shocked when he heard the verdict. It really just took the wind out of us, he said. Tattersall said the continued tragedy is that Martin is not the of cultural racism. The current laws including stand your ground convicted Martin of his own murder, he said, and these laws need to change. Today is about taking that angst and raw emotion and trying to direct it to something meaningful and lasting for change for the better, Tattersall said about the march. The Gainesville protesters joined thousands of people nationwide in expressing their dissatisfaction with the verdict. Celebrities like Miley Cyrus, John Cusack and Judy Blume took to Twitter. Beyonce stopped a concert to hold a moment of silence for Martin. President Barack Obama released a statement saying the United States is a nation of laws, and the jury had spoken. Chrisley Carpio, lead organizer for UF Students for a Democratic Society, experienced the heard the verdict while standing in a designated area for protesters outside the Sanford courthouse. People burst into tears. There was outrage, said the 21-yearold UF history senior. But there was more grief than anything else. Carpio said after the announcement, the crowd began chanting, and police immedi-NOT GUILTYGainesville reacts to Zimmerman verdict CALL-IN SCHEDULING IS STILL AVAILABLE. JAYNE JOHNSONAlligator Contributing WriterUF students no longer have to call the Student Health Care Center to schedule appointments. Patients can now schedule, cancel and view appointments online through the new Student Health Care Center Web Portal, said spokeswoman Catherine Seemann. Its been something that students have requested for a test version. Students can still call and make appointments if they prefer. If a student calls to make an appointment, he or she can usually be seen that same day, Seemann said. But with online scheduling, students usually cannot get an appointment UF history senior Bubba Silcox, 20, said the ease of the new system means hes more likely to make an appointment. Itd be simpler, easier and quicker, he said. Seemann said a soft launch of a pilot version of the portal started July 1. The web portal can be accessed at www.shcc. that works for them, Seemann said.UF Student Health Care Center opens online appointment booking Catherine Seemann SEE ZIMMERMAN, PAGE 4Zimmerman Whitehead Jr.

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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 159 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 Melissa Kahan, Kelsey Meany, SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?LGBTea Social Join LGBT Affairs in unveiling the newly cataloged Tamara Cohen LGBT Resource Library at UF. It was established by Tamara Cohen, the first director of LGBT Affairs and first director of UFs Multicultural and Diversity Affairs. It was later named and expanded under the directorships of AC Stokes and LB Hannahs. Celebrating the continuing growth of the library, students, faculty and staff are invited to come to Peabody 407 Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. to enjoy Lollicup Boba Tea. Attendees will be able to get acquainted with the Rainbow Room, which is the LGBT resource room for faculty, staff and students at UF. First Generation Student Organization meeting Join the First Generation Student Organization on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in CSE E121 as its members discuss how to make the rest of the summer a great one. Meet other Gators who are also first in their families to go to college and find out what great opportunities FGSO has to offer. Visit the UF First Generation Student Organization Facebook group for more information. Start Up Downtown The startup job fair and exhibition, focusing on students and technically skilled job seekers interested in joining the emerging Gainesville startup culture, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Union Street Station secondfloor balcony, 201 SE Second Ave. The event also provides local startups with the opportunity to show off to the community. In addition to a traditional tabling area, there will be open house tours of startups and live demos by HackerHouse cadets. Several downtown businesses are will gather to exhibit and demonstrate their originals and offer the work for sale. There will also be a pottery wheel demonstration and live music. For more information, call 352-468-2255 or visit www.waldoflea.com. Explore St. Augustine Explore the archaeology of St. Augustine during a daylong trip with the Florida Museum and Creative B. Be one of the first with the opportunity to participate in a behindthe-scenes tour of the First Colony: Our Spanish Origins exhibit at the Government House. This exhibit highlights St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States. UF students are invited to participate for $10; general public price is $65. Museum member cost is $50. Bussing is provided for attendees. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line and 150 words or fewer about the event to jglum@ alligator.org. Model your submission after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. offering specials to attendees, including validated parking in the Southeast Second Avenue parking garage. Start Up Downtown is hosted by FloridaWorks in partnership with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Gainesville (iG). Visit www. FWStartUpDowntown. eventbrite.com for event information and to sign up. Summer Plunge 2013 Summer Plunge is a singleday service project in which volunteers branch out into various areas of Gainesville to volunteer. Service projects will include working with animals, art and culture, youth development, elder care, environmental issues, homelessness, housing and more. Students and community members will be able to learn about service opportunities in Gainesville, meet new people, network with campus leaders and experience their community firsthand. The event will also include a light breakfast and lunch with a group reflection at the downtown library. This years Summer Plunge is Saturday. Visit www.leadershipandservice. ufl.edu for more information and to apply. Waldo Art Fest Waldo Farmers and Flea Market will hold Art Fest on July 27-28. See handmade arts and crafts, including pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, bird houses and custom pieces featuring antiques blended with art. Local artists and artisans THUNDER STORMS 89/73 THUNDER STORMS 86/72 THUNDER STORMS 90/72 SUNNY 91/71 THUNDER STORMS 89/72

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 Matt Riva / Alligator StaffEnd of an EraNotes are posted on the front of Hyde & Zeke Records, 402 NW 10th Ave. The store closed after owner Charles Scales died July 2. LOCAL HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgA piece of city woodlands may soon be up for sale, but for residents and city leaders, reaching an agreement about the issue has been no walk in the park. The Gainesville City Commission is considering designating about 5 acres of Loblolly Woods Nature Park as surplus land so a private individual may buy it. The public parkland would be sold to Nathan Collier, owner of The Collier Companies, for about $1 million. The commission previously voted 4-3 to move forward with opening the property to public bid. Although selling the land would mean reducing the size of Loblolly Woods, City Commissioner Thomas Hawkins said the sale would be a wise decision. I think its a net win for people that live in Gainesville, he said. It would mean a tremendous amount of revenue for the city to invest back into the land. decision has been made, and the commission voted to get more information before negotiating details. Were considering all viewpoints in making a decision, Hawkins said. Peoples input matter. So far, Hawkins said, most of the feedback about the proposed purchase has been passionately for or against it. Melissa Elliott, media contact for the local group Save Loblolly Woods, said if the commission agrees to declare the land surplus and allow the sale, it could start an unhealthy trend. The impact is that it would set a precedent for the entire state of Florida that the city will sell off any land thats set aside for parkland to a private individual just because he wants it, she said. It would throw up a road map for other developers on how to develop and buy parkland. Kelli Brew, co-founder of Green House of the Gainesville Catholic Worker, said many residents disagree with declaring the land surplus. A number of Gainesville citizens feel that they have acted hastily and wrongly in deciding to designate it as surplus based on a wealthy individuals desire to buy it for himself, Brew said. I think its a shame on them, the city and the buyer. Brew said that while she appreciates the commissions effort to do the right thing, selling one piece of land to get revenue to buy another is unethical. This land was protected because it was valuable to the city beyond its price, she said. What other land might be considered desirable to a private citizen who has the means to offer a huge price? The commission will meet again to decide on the issue in August. City Commission considers selling 5-acre section of Loblolly Woods This land was protected because it was valuable to the city beyond its price. What other land might be considered desirable to a private citizen who has the means to offer a huge price?Kelli Brewco-founder of Green House of the Gainesville Catholic Worker

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ately started turning people away from the protesting area. They prevented the community from coming together, she said. Carpio said she was devastated by the outcome and was anticipating Zimmerman being convicted. Despite the trials results, 19-year-old Gainesville resident Billy Hill said he still has faith in the justice system. He said Zimmerman will live with this for the rest of his life. Jesse Smith, a 19-year-old Florida State University sociology sophomore and Gainesville resident, said she was not surprised by the verdict. My whole family cried, Smith said. Smith said she came to Mondays march to help evoke change. Were the ones living in an unjust world, she said, and if we dont stand up to it, nothings going to happen. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 CAL POLY, SUNY AT STONY BROOK AND UVA ALSO MADE THE LIST. JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterAn education at UF is just as good as going to an Ivy League school, according to one websites college guide. The guide, called Top Colleges Just As Great As the Ivy League Schools and written by Justin Douglas for PolicyMic, looked at the cost of tuition, freshmen retention rates and graduation rates as criteria. California Polytechnic State University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the University of Virginia joined UF on the list. Douglas wrote in an email that his intention was for students and their parents to consider public universities as great schools. He also said public universities typically offer greater support for students from diverse racial and class backgrounds. proud the school was included in the list. The bottom line is we absolutely believe that is correct, Sikes said. We have a great program and provide a great value to our students. Logan Goede, a 17-year-old business administration freshman, said he has only been a student at UF for a week, but he applied believing it was the best school in Florida. It just is the best, Goede said. Everybody knows it.UF just as great as an Ivy League school, site saysRyan Jones / Alligator Staff The UF Dream Defenders host a meeting at the Civic Meeting Center on Sunday afternoon. They discussed the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin. Many residents upset with the verdict ZIMMERMAN, from page 1 The bottom line is we absolutely believe that is correct.Janine SikesUF spokeswoman

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THE AVERAGE IS $9,775. JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterCaraline Stephens said having a baby was going to be fun. Her husband Patrick Duke said it was going to be an adventure. But four months after baby Chloe joined the family in September, Stephens, a 25-year-old UF mass communication graduate student, said she still wasnt sure what she owed UF Health Shands Hospital for her delivery. She was tired and distracted in the beginning, but as Chloes feeding and sleeping habits became more regular, Stephens said she became more aware of the bills. According to an article from The New York Times, the average cost for a hospital delivery in America is more expensive than it would be anywhere else in the world. A standard delivery averages $9,775. to this national average. The lowest statewide average for a standard hospital delivery is $9,008, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration s website. Rossana Passaniti, a UF Health spokeswoman, said the average hospital bill is about $11,000 for a standard delivery at UF Health Shands Hospital. She said about 4 percent of UF Health patients are not covered by commercial insurance or Medicaid. For patients with insurance, billing can be a lengthy process. Its really confusing how you get charged, Stephens said. Everything ends up being billed separately. The doctor visits are separate. The delivery and hospital stay are separate. Then, the pediatrician who sees your baby after delivery is a different bill. Stephens and her husband paid about $1,200 in out-of-pocket expenses by the time they received all of the bills. It was manageable, she said, but sometimes she wondered if she should have brought her own Motrin to the delivery room. Kristen Phillips, co-owner of the Birth & Wellness Center of Gainesville, said birth in the United States is probably more expensive because hospitals itemize every service. In a hospital setting, you get itemized for the toilet paper you use, Phillips said. After she found out about the high costs of birth and high frequency of cesarean sections at hospitals, Gainesville resident Kerri Audette said she decided to give birth to her midwives. Audette, 29, said her insurance covers the method but raises her deductible. The additional cost is worth it to her, she said, but she understands the confusion birth costs can cause. TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alex Catalano / Alligator Staff Two-week-old Jordan Decker lies on his mother, Sandra Decker, at a La Leche League of Gainesville meeting in April. In Florida, the lowest statewide average for a standard hospital delivery is $9,008. LOCAL JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterPlans are underway for the design of a new bike and pedestrian trail that would connect Southwest Archer Road to Southwest 34th Street through the UF campus. The project, called the Cross Campus Greenway, is funded and designed by the Florida Department of Transportation, said Linda Dixon, the associate director at UF Facilities Planning & Construction. It has an estimated total cost of about $2.2 million, and construction companies will begin bidding August 2014. The two-mile project is expected to extend from the UF Hilton on 34th Street following Hull Road and Mowry Drive, crossing Gale Lemerand Drive and Newell Drive and connecting to Southwest Archer Road near UF Health, Dixon said. It will help us really in a lot of our sustainability goals and in encouraging people to bicycle and walk, Dixon said. You know how hard it is to park and drive around campus, so people really are relying on biking and walking. Myrna Widmer, a project manager of District Two of the Florida Department of Transportation, said the trail is primarily an enhancement project. Widmer said the trails design should be completed by April 2014 and is about 60 pertotal budget, have not been cemented. Most of the trail will be made of asphalt and concrete, and emergency phone stations and lighting will be installed along the trail, Widmer said. Gina Buscher, a spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation, said no scooters would be allowed on the path. The project was originally on the UF Campus Master Plan in 2005 and was also on a list of recommended projects as a part of a larger cross-county bicycle facility being constructed from the city of Archer to Hawthorne, Dixon said. However, construction is already under way on a small section of the trail near the Chemical Engineering Building, said Marlie Sanderson, the director of transportation planning at the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Other segments of the trail will be funded separately and will see construction in 2015. Dixon said the trail will connect campus areas that are densely populated and places like parking lots and the hospital area, which Out on Hull Road ... there is a bit of a sidewalk and a very skinny asphalt path with some paved shoulders, Dixon said, but really, theyre not good facilities.Plans for 2-mile, $2.2 million cross-campus trail in the worksWhoa, baby: US leads world in price of giving birth in hospitals It will help us really in a lot of our sustainability goals and in encouraging people to bicycle and walk.Linda Dixonassociate director at UF Facilities Planning & Construction

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, JULY 16, 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. 96 TOTAL VOTES86% YES 14% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Do you think Broward needed renovations? Todays question: Do you agree with the Zimmerman verdict?Bill should eliminate agricultural subsidiesThough lawmakers in Washington argue about how best to manage the agriculture industry, it seems the best way for them to manage it would be to not manage it at all. Agricultural subsidies have created a drag on our economy, encouraged poor farming practices and have given politicians an excuse to try and implement tax penalties on food items they deem unhealthy. Any person in favor of continuing agricultural subsidies is, in essence, in favor of massive government handouts to wealthy farm owners. According to the Environmental Working Group Farm Subsidies website, the federal government has spent $292.5 billion on farm cally for corn farmers. rate welfare in the agriculture industry, and this explains why products made with high-fructose corn syrup are so inexpensive. These massive government handouts to corn farmers have enabled them to overproduce and sell taining high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup have been linked to diabetes and obesity, and their low prices have made these products readily available to us all. Yet the same government that dishes out money hand-over-foot to corn farmers now feels that we are all becoming too fat and unhealthy due to our consumption of products containing high-fructose corn syrup. In fact, Richard F. Daines, the former commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, urged New York to tax lifestyles. But wouldnt the obvious answer to curbing obesity be to stop subsidizing the farmers who produce unhealthy food products? Subsidies have also promoted poor farming practices. Some of these practices include overuse of marginal farmland, overproduction and negligent cost-control procedures. Farmers who receive these massive subsidies are less likely to use effective cost-control measures because they know the federal government will cover their losses. For some strange reason it seems the public is OK with bailouts for wealthy farm owners but not wealthy bankers despite both of these measures being one and the same. Many people seem to oppose the idea of ending all subsidization of the agriculture industry for fear of food shortages and putting people out of work, but the actual consequences of such measures yield results contrary to common misconception. The actual results are more resilient farming practices in the long run. For example, in 1984, New Zealand ended all farm subsidies and still managed to have a vibrant farming industry. Although there were rough spots and many farmers went out of business, the industry survived and many farmers in New Zealand today feel they are better off without subsidies. Dean Kleckner, the former president of the American Farm Bureau, has stated that he never met a farmer who wanted to go back to subsidies in a New York Times op-ed regarding farm subsidies in New Zealand. Using taxpayer money to prop up private business of any sort is a triumph for crony capitalism and a complete drag on our economy. Imagine if the billions of dollars used to encourage wasteful farming practices were not lars spent by consumers in industries of their choosing, creating jobs and spurring our economy in the process. And even if the money were not spent, savings for large investment projects would increase and interest rates The farm bill is nothing more than politicians arguing over how to best squander taxpayer money, bailout faulty business and thwart possible economic growth. The United States should follow the New Zealand model for agricultural subsidies by stopping them completely. T. Emmett Ryan is a Santa Fe political science sophomore. His column appears Tuesdays.Its a Florida thing: Is our state a model for bad governance?For many, hearing the Zimmerman verdict was a sobering slap in the face. When Zimmerman a clearly unstable and maybe even sociopathic man who killed a kid is allowed to walk our streets as a free man, you know something is very, very wrong. attention only to make us look like fools. The Casey Anthony trial in 2011, with its shocking not guilty verdict, caused many to really wonder whether the justice system in the United States is broken. Maybe its just a Florida thing. Has Florida become the joke of the nation? Floridas follies dont end in the courtroom. Earlier this year, the Florida legislature and Gov. Rick Scott approved an insane ban on bongs. Just imagine the view of reality they must have in order to spend as much effort as they did in passing such utterly useless legislation. If that isnt enough to convince you how out of touch the folks in Tallahassee are with reality, then it might surprise you to hear that computers in the state have been banned. Earlier this month, in an attempt to ban slot games and Internet cafes, Scott and the Florida legislature accidentally banned all computers. This state has problems. Society is riddled with them, yet the state thinks its a better allocation of time and tax dollars to worry about pot and slot games. Meanwhile, true dangers to society like Zimmerman are given a free pass. can at least agree there are many ways in which the state is doing an awful job and sometimes even making things worse. Fortunately, the people have a lot of power at least in principle. Every resident has a role to play in both the creation of about whats going on. The next step is to learn about the appropriate solutions to the societal problems we perceive. The last step is to actually put the solutions into action. The Internet helps us by making these steps easier to follow than ever. Commit to informing yourself every day. It is frustrating and exhausting to hear about the problems we face, but theyre bound only to worsen if we plug our ears. ing the problems. While there are disagreements among intelligent people, we can agree that not thinking and just continuing down the road were already on is not what we want. An educated population debating the issues is far more desirable than a sleeping population. The last step is probably the trickiest. Sometimes good solutions arise from novel ideas, like taking the initiative to start a group. Sometimes protesting and having your voice heard is the solution. If nothing else, make sure to always cast a protest vote: Vote only for people who agree with what you think the role of the state should be. Matt Riva EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITORS Brandon Lee Gagne OPINIONS EDITOR T. Emmett Ryanopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 With Zimmermans acquittal came shock, rage and celebration. Activity spiked across social media as everyone weighed in on whether justice was served. Friends turned on each other, relatives engaged in feuds, and others lashed out against complete strangers in fury. Regardless of what people think transpired on the fateful Feb. 26, 2012 night, justice was served in some degree. The justice served was not in relation to Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin. It was not justice in relation to how media outlets swayed their audiences. The justice served lies in how Floridas justice system, for the thony trial worked as it was supposed to. I believe Zimmerman deserved punishtins death by following him after a police dispatcher instructed Zimmerman not to. I believe Anthony murdered her child. I also believe that the prosecution in both cases was not able to prove Anthony or Zimmermans guilt beyond any reasonable doubt to an unbiased jury. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Thats one of the most basic tenets of our justice system. Verdicts are not delivered as guilty or innocent. Verdicts are read as guilty or not guilty. The burden of proof falls upon prosecutors. The defense isnt required to prove innocence. Zimmermans attorneys knew and used this, just as Anthonys did. Part of why the burden of proof fell exclusively to the prosecution in this case was because of the terribly worded and horribly conceived stand your ground law, in tially dangerous situations if possible to do so safely is removed. As The Wall Street Journal reported: Defense attorney Mark OMara urged jurors not to make assumptions in a case riddled with told them. You cant connect the dots for the In short, because of the laws in effect, and the lack of undisputed evidence, an acquittal was pretty much the only verdict that could be fairly reached when fairly applies to the functions of the legal system. Logan Ladnyk is a UF journalism junior. His columns appear Tuesdays.Yes, justice was legally served Logan Ladnykopinions@alligator.org

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BRIANNA WAGNERAlligator Contributing WriterAs gray clouds rolled over Flavet Field, eager concert-goers crowded in front of the band shell for Swampfest, hoping the weather would hold. But it didnt, and Matt and Kim never played. Rhythm-and-blues group AHMIR opened the show without incident. By the time Cults came on, people stood shoulder to shoulder, swatting at bugs and wiping sweat from their necks. At 8:45 p.m., a Swampfest representative announced that Matt and Kim would be postponed until at least 30 minutes after the most recent lightning strike. Some people left, but others stuck it out. As it began to rain, and then pour, people started to seek shelter in their cars, under umbrellas and under tents. Some creative people went as far as to take the cardboard trash bins and make a makeshift shelter, said 21-year-old UF mechanical and aerospace engineering senior Brandon Chandra. lice canceled the concert for safety reasons at about 9:30 p.m., Student Government Productions Chairman Daniel Levin said. UF biology junior Michael Bank, 20, traveled from Boca Raton to see Matt and Kim. Im grateful that they tried to bring Matt and Kim, but at the same time it was kind of irresponsible to do it in the summer, he said. Everyone knows there are frequent thunderstorms, but ... thats just part of putting on an outdoor concert. At about 9:45 p.m., Matt and Kim offered a meet-and-greet for those who waited in the rain. They really wanted the fans to know that it wasnt their fault that they couldnt play, Levin said. They were really bummed. Matt and Kim are still being paid in full. SGP would not disclose the amount. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffMadeline Follin, lead singer of Cults, performs at Flavet Field Friday during Swampfest 2013; the Rhythm-and-blues group AHMIR also performed. The two bands opened for Matt and Kim before the show was canceled because of thunderstorms. Thunderstorm forces cancellation of Matt and Kims Swampfest setSGP wouldnt say cost ALANNA MASSEYAlligator Contributing WriterMiss Florida is a Gator again. Myrrhanda Jones, a 20-yearold UF telecommunication junior and UF Delta Delta Delta sorority sister, won the Miss Florida Scholarship Pageant Saturday night. She was crowned by Miss Florida 2012, Laura McKeeman, who graduated from UF. Jones will compete for the Miss America title in September. Im so proud to represent the Gator Nation, she said. She went to Miss Florida this year as Miss Palm Coast and competed against 46 other women from all over the state. The contestants competed in four categories: private interviews, swimwear, evening gowns and talent performances. Jones wore a black jersey-knit gown with minimal rhinestones chosen by her dad. It was the image I wanted to portray for myself for Miss Florida, she said. Delta Delta Delta member and UF political science junior Kelsey Torgerson, 20, said its an honor to be Jones sister. Were just so proud of her and all of the positive images shes going to bring to the state, she said. Jones started participating in pageants in 2009, so she could perform baton twirling on stage and potentially win scholarship money. Last week that dream was realized when she won a preliminary talent award and $21,300 by the end of the week. It meant the world to me award, she said. At that moment, I didnt care about what happened on Saturday. I didnt Jones also won the community service-based Quality of Life Award for her work with Comshe founded. When she was 12, Jones was in an accident that took the life of her younger sister, whose favorite stuffed animal was a monkey named Clarice. I started passing out stuffed animal monkeys to get through my grieving process, she said. In the pageant, each contestant was required to have a platform an issue in America she cares about and wants to address. Jones was Comfort For Kids Inc. She never lost sight of that mission. Saturday night, the competition narrowed down to Jones and Kalen Dennis, who was Miss River City 2013. I was so at peace in that moment, and then they said, And thought was Thank you, Jesus. I was left on this earth for a very good reason, and I feel like Im to be doing. Jones said her goal for the year as Miss Florida is to recruit sponsors for the Miss America Organization and to raise awareness about the Everglades.UF junior awarded Miss Florida titleSTATE

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterState Rep. Keith Perry will host a town hall meeting at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St., Thursday at 5 p.m. of a series, Perry said he will give an overview of what happened during the spring legislative session, highlighting changes that will affect UF as well as the city. The meeting will also include time for questions from residents, he said. The event is important for staying in touch with constituents, Perry said. It really is helpful for me because we all get into our own world, our own professions, he said. However, he said students typically havent shown up at similar events in the past. Typically, we havent had students at them, he said. A couple high school students last year but no college students. He may schedule a town hall meeting on campus in the future. Caroline Anderson, Perrys district secretary, agreed that while the town halls are helpful for meeting people where theyre at, they dont always reach students. She said Perry is trying to speak at more student-friendly venues. He spoke at Santa Fe College after the legislative session ended, she said, and a UF student intern is currently working to strengthen student relations at UF. We are doing things to go to students instead of expecting them to go to us, she said. [Perry] does really want to go and reach out to the students.Perry to host public forumsLOCAL REBEKAH MCMURRAINAlligator Contributing WriterFourteen-year-old Earl Gardner spent his Suntruck. Does that thing move? Gardner asked, pointing to the ladder on top of the truck. Yes, it does, actually, answered Edward Evans, a driver operator for Gainesville Fire Rescue. Evans pointed to the top of the truck. That right there oscillates ... and we can control that from right there, he said. Gardner gazed at the ceiling as if he were imagining the ladder at full extension. Its fun, Evans said with a grin. Gardner was one of 42 children headed for Camp Amigo, a camp for North Central Florida burn survivors between the ages of 6 and 18. Some of the children, like Gardner, stopped at Fire Station 2 on Southwest Archer Road on Sunday morning to await a charter bus that would carry them to their destination: the Billy Jo Rish State Park in the panhandle. Joyce Welch, the Gainesville coordinator for Camp Amigo, said the camp experience builds They get a chance to see other kids that have been burned, Welch said. Its just a real eyeopener for them. 2007, has attended Camp Amigo for the past four years. He said hes kept in contact with three friends since last years camp and is excited to see them. The camp provides a place to spend time with other children who have been through similar situations, said Tracey Higdon, the president of Association of Fire Fighters Local 2157. Its nice to see something positive come from something that can be so traumatic, he said. Some of these kids have scars, and when you go to a regular school, sometimes kids are mean. And for this week, they dont have to worry about that.Child burn victims head to camp Tracey Higdon

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDSClassifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND 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 8-14-25-1 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, 1/1, 2/2, 3/2's UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 2-7-13-150-1 1BR avail in a great 4BR/4BA renovated. nicely furn student apt @ Countryside. $350/ rm/mo. Starting 8/1/13. Cable, internet incl. Bus rts 9, 35 & 36. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. Indiv leases for students. 813731-7747 or jigishanyc@yahoo.com 7-1613-5-1 Apartment available in Tower VillageCall 352-224-5011 7-18-13-5-1 Grad student looking for one FM roommate who is clean & studious. Windsor Park 3/3, own bed/bath, on bus stop close to UF. Avail Aug 1st for year lease. Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $400/mo + 1/3 util 407-361-1154. 8-613-8-1 renovated countryside 4bd/4bth bus35&9 bball, vball, pool, gym $380/room $120 utilities cap internet, tv (305)9891404 countryside2203@gmail.com 7-25-5-1 One bedroom/one bath in 4br/4bath condo $350/mo. Countryside condominiums, 4000 SW 23rd St. Includes Internet, cable TV, laminate flooring, washer & dryer. Furnished or unfurnished. 1st floor location. Students only. Call Thomas, (407) 405-7570 7-30-13-6-1 2BR/2.5BA townhouse near University & NW 8th St. W/D & off-street parking. 1 year lease, $790/mo. + utilities. 305-982-7218 8-8-13-8-1 1BR/BA available in 4BR/4BA condo @ Countryside. $400 per month. Furnished room. Utilities (water/electric) with cable and internet included. Has washer/dryer. Bus routes to 9, 35, 36. Call 786-390-4252. 7-30-5-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! LOW COST MOVE IN Some utilities furnished. 1BR $395. Call 352372-1201 or 352-213-3901 8-14-12-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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. 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. 8-14-1325-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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. LAKEWOOD 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 8-14-13-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-10-13-71-2 AVAILABLE Summer & Fall WALK TO UF Studios $410 1BRs $405-$510 2BRs $485 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 8-14-13-25-2 ** LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION ** 1,2,3 and 4 bedroom houses & apartments available for August. All near UF. Most pets accepted. Call 870-2760 8-14-13-42-2 Walk 1 block to Shands, VA, Vet, dental, nursing, pharmacy Schools; UF Campus. $550 mo. Spacious, Pool, Laundry, One BR $550, 2 BR 650. New carpet, tile, paint, cabinets. 352 284 3873;postj@bellsouth.net 7-30-13-36-2 1BR cottage w/ screened porch.Low cost move in some utils furnished. $495/ mo. Call 352-372-1201 or 352-213-3901 8-14-13-25-2 Great Location! 3BR home in quiet SW area for August. Wood floors, CH/Air, carport, washer/dryer, huge yard-most pets OK. $975 /mo. Email 3912@cozygator.com; call/text (352)575-4395. Visit www.CozyGator.com 7-18-13-18-2 1BR/1.5BA LOFT APT Fully remodeled. Sparrow condo. Mininmum 1 year lease. Adult or grad student. No pets. $575/mo + 1 mo sec dep in advnce. Available immediately 352-339-4600 7-30-13-29-2 WALK TO CAMPUS! CLOSE TO SHANDS! 2-3-4 bedroom houses and condos avail able! Call today to set up an appointment to see your new home. Campus Realty 352692-3800 rentals.campusrealtygroup.com 7-30-13-20-2 COUNTRY VILLAGE APTSGRAD STUDENTS OR UNDERGRADS 1/1, $615/mo incl water & gas. Walk-in or call 352-373-2700 8-14-13-25-2 Adorable Apt for rent 2BR/2BAclose to UF. $1100/mo begins August 2013. Well-maintained by landlord. 2 parking spaces, W/D, no pets. Call Carolyn 352-538-3556 7-30-13-20-2 Live Across from UF! Walk to Midtown! Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms Apartments W/D Available* Call Today 371-7777 7-30-13-20-2 2 BEDROOM HOUSES & APARTMENTS* Close to UF & Downtown. Starting at $660/mth. Call 870-2760 8-14-11-24-2 2BR/2BA w Study, Screened porch, end unit (Rockwood Villas) $750/m, close to UF, I-75, shopping and bus; partially furnished, W/D, 904.874.5774 8-29-13-30-2 1BR $500. ADORABLE, SPACIOUS, SPOTLESS, GREEN SPACE, PRIVATE PATIO; ONE STORY; NEAR DOWNTOWN & CAMPUS. QUIET; PREFER GRAD OR MATURE PERSON; NO DOGS; 1807 NW 10TH ST. AVAILABLE NOW; 352 284 3873; POSTJ@BELLSOUTH.NET 7-30-13-19-2 RIGHT PLACE RIGHT PRICE! 1br from $350 2br from $475 Close to I75,Oaks Mall, Santa Fe, RTS 75, CALL TODAY 352-332-5070 9-3-13-20-2 8 BLOCKS TO UFLarge 2BR apt. W/D, Island kitchen. Lots of parking. $750/mo Call 339-4862 8-14-1321-2BRIDGELIGHT1 BR Loft Style Apts. Minutes from UF, Shands & VA Hospital Starting at $550 Office hrs. M-F 10:00-6:00/Sat. 10:00-3:00 3006 SW 23rd St. 352-377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com 8-14-13-20-2 ARBORMinutes from UF, Shands & VA Hospital 1BR/1BA starting at $550. 2 BR/2.5 BA starting at $680. Office Hrs. M-F 9:00-6:00/Sat. 10:00-3:00 2411 SW 35th Place 352-372-0118 www.arborgainesville.com 8-14-13-20-2 $500, 1 Bed Apartment Walk or Bike to Campus Utilities Incl, Wood Floors Call 352-610-1669 8-1-13-10-2 $850, 3 Bed House, walk or bike to campus, Central AC, Wood Floors, a must see! Call (352)363-1868 8-23-13-16-2 Unfurnished for Rent 3 blocks to UF 2 Bedroom Apartment Security Entrance Cental Heat/Air Landlord pays water. $625 per month Call Carol 352-359-3341 7-3013-8-2 2/1 CUSTOM UPGRADES THRUOUT LIKE NEW APPL & W/D SW SECTION WITHIN 1 1/2 MI OF UNIV & SHANDS SORRY NO PETS $650/MO PLUS SECURITY CALL JOE @ 727-423-9463 7-30-13-8-2 LARGE 1BR/1BA APTClose to UF. 1103 NW 4th St. $500/mo + $300 sec. Pets ok. Call 352-332-8481, 352359-1644, or 352-214-9050 8-30-13-19-2 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 large rooms in large quiet house. Perfect for grad student. 5 mins to UF. Laundry facilities available $500/mo share utilities. Call 352-284-0979 7-30-13-8-2 Near UF Beautiful 4BR/2BA House, Fla. Room, inground jacuzzi, W/D, all tile floor, 2 car attached garage, storage shed. Walk to grocery & shops. Avail. Aug. 1 $1,299 904534-6982 or carmenllontop05@gmail.com 7-18-13-5-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 8-14-13-11-2 3 BEDROOM, 2 story house with wood floors, clawfoot tub, fenced yard, w/d hookups. Close to UF. 312 NW 7th Terr. $1150/ mth. Call 870-2760 or 371-3260 8-2113-12-3 ** Huge! 5b 3ba House 1 mile walk or bike to UF. Huge rooms on 1 acre. Perfect roommate space. Pool, Decks, Fireplace, 3500sf, Parking, Huge Kitchen. A must see inside. Call 352-256-7270. ** 7-23-5-2 GRAD STUDENTS 1/1 CONDO CAMPUS EDGE Walk to campus. Large, corner unit, upgraded. 2 pvt balconies, W/D. Avail Aug 1st. $650/ mo. 407-877-4087, rauschmail@gmail.com 7-25-13-5-2 4BR 3BA 2500sq' home for rent. Walk/bike to UF. $1600/mo. Pets okay; no breed restriction. Large shaded, fenced lot. Quiet cul-de-sac. W/D included. 352-262-2538 Norma 7-30-13-5-2 Campus Edge: 3/2 with washer/dryer. Will be newly painted. Available August $1200 Call or text Tina with Exit Realty Producers 352-317-0938 www.exitrentals.net 7-3013-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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. 1BR in a 2BR/1.5BATH for $300 Monthly Grad Student or Mature Upperclassman Tanglewood Apartments 5 Minutes to UF Private Entrance, Bus Route, Laundry, Kitchen, Basketball & Tennis Courts, Utilities, Internet included 443-939-6198 8-14-13-24-4 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY PERFECT FOR GRAD STUDENT. 2 ROOMS, PRIVATE BATHS. 5 min to UF, laundry facilities available. $500/mo, share utilities. Call 352-284-0979 7-3013-20-4 1BR/bath in Mill Pond. $580/mo, Shared furnished kitchen, dining area, living room & laundry. Alarm System, Utilities, Internet, Pool, Tennis Courts, included. Bus Route 5&43, Email marcela.suter@gmail.com 7-18-13-5-4 1BR/bath in a 2/2 at Mill Pond. $580/mo, Shared furnished kitchen, dining area, living room & laundry. Alarm System, Utilities, Internet, Pool, Tennis Courts, included. Bus Route 5&43, Email marcela.suter@gmail.com 7-25-13-5-4 1 BR or both in a 2BR/2.5BA furnished townhouse near University & NW 8th St. 12 mo. lease $395mo. + 1/2 utilities. 305-982-7218 8-8-13-8-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-14-25-5 4 BR 3 BA 2500sq' home for sale. 1626 NW 10 Terrace Walk/Bike to UF. Available immediately. $195,700 Large shaded lot. Pets okay; no breed restriction. Great rental investment. 352-262-2538 Norma 7-30-13-5-5 Friends dont let friends drive drunk.

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ALLIGATOR 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. 8-14-13-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-14-13-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-14-13-25-6 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. 8-14-25-6 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 8-14-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. 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Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-14-13-25-6 BED SALE SETS TWIN $49 FULL $69 QUEEN $89 KING $99, COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2313-5-6 NEW QUEEN PLATFORM BED, HIGH QUALITY SYNTHETIC LEATHER WITH NEW PLUSH MATTRESS ONLY $499 COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2313-5-6 BED SET PILLOWTOPS IN PLASTIC TWIN $89 FULL $89 QUEEN $99 KING $199 COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2513-6Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-14-13-22-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? 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12, ALLIGATOR CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 8-14-13-25-12 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. GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4007 8-14-25-13 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 8-14-25-13 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 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 8-14-13-25-13 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 7-18-13-25-13 Earn $15 for doing a 90-minute study. For details & to see if you qualify, e-mail Sabra at spelham@ufl.edu. The study will run through Fall 2013, so save this for later if you can't participate now! 8-30-13-18-13 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. WEB PRODUCTIONSeeking staff members for the web production team at alligator.org. Interested candidates should possess the following: Familiarity with media production tools such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, etc. Familiarity with a web-based CMS and/or web coding basics will receive extra consideration. An ability to learn and work with new programs quickly and efficiently Deep interest in the growth and development of new media Skill in producing not only the written, but audio and visual components of media segments and graphics. The desire to make a lasting impact on a UF tradition in a shifting media landscape. Send all inquiries with resume direct to Kelcee Griffis, Managing Editor/Online at kgriffis@alligator.org 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 ACCOUNTING CLERKThe Business Office at The Alligator has an open position for an Accounting Clerk. Applicant must be a currently enrolled student, majoring in Accounting or Business Administration. Duties include operating Quickbooks accounting system to work with accounts receivables and accounts payables. Other duties consist of manipulating Excel spreadsheets, answering phones, and general office duties. Organization and a great attitude is a necessity. Candidate should be able to work 8-10 hrs per week and commit to a 1 year term. Please submit resume, along with a cover letter to: Mail: Business Office, The Independent Florida Alligator PO Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Email: business@alligator.org BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 8-14-13-25-14 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 8-14-1325-14 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 12-4-13-71-14 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 7-30-13-50-14 SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY$14.50 base/appt -FT/PT openings Customer sales/service all ages 17+ CALL NOW 352-505-9105 8-14-13-26-14 RGIS, LLC PT Hourly Work Flexible schedules$8/hr to start, apply online at RGIS.com 6-14-13-7-14 ASSISTANT/TUTOR Looking an energetic student (math or education major) to tutor girls ages 7, 10, 12 in math/algebra part time as well as providing clerical assistance at a 35 year old publishing company. The position can be part or full time over the summer. Tutoring will be sporadic based on the girls activities over the summer and the down time will be spent doing office support. Please apply online at www.gleim. com/employment. 8-14-13-25-14 STAY IN GAINESVILLE A 35 year old publishing company in Gainesville is looking for the following candidates: Admin Asst Software Developer Linux Administrator Customer Service/Sales Reps Marketing/Sales Accounting Editor Accounting Assistant Flight Instructor/Marketing SAT/ACT coordinator Full or part time. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment. 8-14-13-2514 VIDEO ASSISTANT / EDITOR wanted at the University of Florida's Center for Instructional Technology and Training. The Video Assistant position requires experience with recording video, lighting, and editing with Premiere. Minimum 20 hours per week, $12.50/hr., between 8am and 6pm, M-F. Please send resume to Joe Nicholson joebn@ufl.edu. 6-14-13-5-14 Temporary (4 mos) Admin Assistant/ Receptionist FT Professional demeanor; Excellent verbal/written communication skills; Expertise with Microsoft Office and multiple line phone systems; Ability to multi-task while paying close attention to detail; Willingness to assist in various projects to provide office support as needed. General office duties to include answer phones, greet clients/customers, open/process mail & faxes, ordering supplies & other misc functions as needed. Email resume to barbara.michalak@willis. com.7-18-5-14 DOMINO'S HIRING Delivery Experts & Assistant Managers & Future Managers. Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. GMs earn 40K-50K+. Apply at gatordominos.com 9-6-13-2414 Farm Manager needed at premier Horse Boarding facility. Must have horse care experience and excellent management potential. Part time positions also available. Email Rachel@starquarry.com 7-18-13-5-14 PART TIME TENNIS INSTRUCTORwanted in Gainesville mornings. $30 first hour, $15 for each hour after that. Email to katielew10@gmail.com. 7-18-134-14 Medical Assistant needed for busy dermatology office. Seeking energetic, enthusiastic individual interested in general dermatology, minor surgical assisting and cosmetic dermatology. 15-20 hours per week. Ideal position for pre-med, nursing or allied health student. Fax resume to (352)332-2966. 7-25-13-6-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS Part-time hourly work Flexible schedules $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM 7-30-13-7-14 Manager & Sales help wanted for Bailey's Powerhouse Gym. Need some knowledge of health & fitness plus a desire to help others. Insurance & 401K Send resume to resume@baileysgym.com 9-4-13-14-14 Web Services is seeking a full-time experienced Web Developer. Web Services manages UF Homepage. Candidates must possess the ability to create visually appealing sites, experienced in Mobile systems, Wordpress, HTML5, CSS, Java Script, or JQuery. Customer Services skills a must. Apply online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/ #0903382. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352)392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800)955-8771. (TDD) An equal Opportunity Employer. The deadline for applications is 7/12/13. 7-16-2-14

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ALLIGATOR CurtCo Robb Media, a luxury lifestyle media company, has a great opportunity in our Gainesville office for a proactive individual who is great at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: shipping and receiving duties, maintaining on-site archive of magazines, ordering supplies and assisting VP, Publisher and Sr. Administrative Assistant as needed. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with good interpersonal skills who is team oriented and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Also must have basic computer skills includ ing Word and Excel, possess the ability to handle several projects, meet deadlines and be able to lift 50 lbs. Should have one year of office experience and some college would be preferred. Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to traew@robbreport.com 7-23-4-14 ATTENTION SMOKERS! Smokers are needed to participate in a brief research study. Participants will be asked to meet with researchers on the University of Florida campus for about 30 minutes. You may be compensated for your participation. If interested, call the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or email us at ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 8-8-9-14 Are you someone who does not exercise? Are you a cigarette smoker? If so, the University of Florida Smoking Lab & Clinic needs you to participate in a study assessing the ease of use and likability of advanced devices to self-monitor smoking and exercise behaviors. If you're interested, call Allison at 336-406-3706 or email fitbit10000@gmail. com 7-18-5-14 University of Florida Smoking Lab & Clinic needs you to participate in a study assessing effects of different activities on craving, withdrawal, and choices about smoking. If you're interested, call Allison at 336-406-3706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 7-18-5-14 HappySmile Concierge Services Personal, Office, Bridal, Senior, Recovery 10% OFF first Service. Call: 352-577-5632 Happysmileservices.weebly.com 7-18-5-15 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 8-14-25-16 Calling All Combat Wounded Veterans Starting a chapter of Military Order of the Purple Heart in Gainesville. My name is Greg Kidney. Contact me at 352-435-5588, ceoneutron@gmail.com 7-18-13-5-20 Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. 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. SUMMER SPECIAL!! Advanced Cardiac Life Support $99 and Basic Life Support $35. American Heart Assoc. card issued. Training Gators for 17yrs!! Call (352)494-4217 or (800)319-5708 7-30-13-15-16 Study recruiting UF undergrads May prevent college weight gain. Learn skills. Improve eating and exercise habits. Contact Project HEALTH at 352-273-5234! 8-30-13-24-16 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 8-14-25-18 Hard to find! 52 y/o professional lesbian interested in meeting same. I have a great group of friends, but they are all coupled. Let's converse! 2061Sunshine@gmail.com. Please this is for real. Serious inquiries only. 7-18-5-18 F/T receptionist needed for law firm in Gainesville. Must possess excellent writing and communication skills. Spanish speaking preferred. Contact Carrillo & Carrillo at 352371-4000. 8-6-13-7-14 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 8-14-13-25-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 8-14-25-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiLegal.com Private Experienced Affordable 8-14-2515 Horse Boarding 15 min to UF $350/$500. 527 acres, arena lights, show jumps, lg & sm dres. rings, 150+ XC & H2o jumps. Drag foxhunting & hunter paces. BHS cert instructor. 352-258-0317 mistymorninghounds.com 8-30-24-15

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I remember the worst night in All-Star Game history well. I tuned in to the 2002 contest, excited to see six of my favorite Yankees play, inblew my 9-year-old mind). The game dragged on into extra innings, and because both managers wanted every player to get an opportunity to play in the game, both teams ran out of players to pitch by the 12th frame. Commissioner Bud Selig decided to end when the game was called due to rain. Ending the game in a tie was an embarrassment for both Selig and Major League Baseball, but the way the league tried to remedy the problem presented another issue. Now, the All-Star Game means someadvantage in the World Series. centive doesnt make the game more interesting, and it makes no sense come playoff time. What incentive does Jose Fernandez, the sole representative from the woeful Marlins, have tonight? Miami needs the angels out of last place. They dont care who gets Fernandez likely has one thing on his mind at Citi Field tonight: I hope I dont get hurt. And why does a player like Fernandez get to impact the playoffs that he almost certainly wont be a part of? If the Pirates storm into the World Series with 115 wins under their belts, they deBut if they play a Rays team that limped in with 85 wins, and the American League wins tonight, then Tropicana Field will be hosting a majority of the World Series games. How is that fair? Why does the All-Star Game need to have playoff implications? The players dont seem to care as much. There isnt a major rivalry between the two leagues. The game might mean something, but I dont think Robinson Cano is going to bowl through Yadier Molina Pete Rose-style. They have their all-star bonuses. They just want to have fun and stay healthy. I almost enjoy the Home Run Derby more. You know why? Theres no pressure. Each game from April through September has pressure. Pennant races last until the last day of the season. The All-Star Game should be a time to relax and enjoy ourselves. Maybe something should be done to make the game easier to follow. so quickly that its hard to keep track, even though almost all the players are household names. But hey, maybe the game hasnt changed and I did. Maybe Im just older and more cynical. advantage hasnt helped the All-Star Game at all. Ill tune in, but not because it will matter in October. I just want to watch some baseball. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR AP PhotoBaltimores Chris Davis follows through on a three-run home run against the New York YanAS STEIN ON TV Adam Lichtensteintwitter: @alichtenstein24

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Former Gator, US fall to Japan in World Cup Muschamp, players to speak LANDON WATNICK What Billy Donovan hoped to be a developmental year for Damontre Harris turned out to be the opposite last season. Harris, a 6-foot-10 center who transferred from South Carolina, knew he would be ineligible to play during the 2012-13 season because of NCAA transfer rules. But injuries and illness prevented the junior from practicing for the majority of the year. I really feel bad for Damontre because I really felt like last year was a wasted year for him, Donovan said Wednesday. He really needed a year of individual instruction, player development, those kind of things. Donovan hoped Harris would be the perfect practice opponent for starting center Patric Young, but that never came to fruition. In October, Harris dislocated his shoulder and suffered a labrum tear when a teammate fell on him during practice. He underwent surgery a week later and did not participate in any full-contact drills for about four months. Donovan said Harris lost cause he could not partake in any weightlifting. Harris was cleared to return to practice on Feb. 28, but he suffered a high ankle sprain less than a week later. In addition, Harris battled strep throat last season. Doctors initially thought they would have to perform surgery on him because they believed he had an abscess in his throat. Instead, Harris went on antibiotics for about six weeks to treat the condition. Harris also dealt with legal issues. He was arrested the morning of Feb. 20 for failing to appear ming from last July, according to Alligator archives. Walkers academic eligibility still in question, Florida hopes Harris will provide depth in the frontcourt next season. As South Carolinas starting center in 2011-12, Harris averaged 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds second in the Southeastern Conference with 2.3 blocks per game, trailing only Kentuckys Anthony Davis (4.7). Harris is currently participating in Floridas workouts, which take place two hours a week during the summer. According to the teams updated roster for the 201314 season, Harris is back to his previous weight of 228 pounds. Hes doing much, much better now, Donovan said. Were trying to maybe make up for some lost time right now. Contact Landon Watnick at lwatnick@alligator.org. Junior transfer ready to play after sitting out first seasonAlligator File PhotoDamontre Harris poses for a picture during Basketball Media Day on Oct. 10 in the Florida Basketball Practice Complex. Harris sat out the 2012-13 season after transferring from South Carolina. Hes doing much, much better now,Billy DonovanUF coachFIRE JOE MORGAN Mike Gillislee grabbed headlines at last years Southeastern Conference Media Days after predicting that he would rack up 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2012. OK, they were goals, not predictions. But for the sake of this column, just bear with me. Although Gillislee fell short of both marks, he enjoyed a successful season as a player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season since 2004. ambition last year, I will make some bold predictions regarding how the SEC will play out this season ahead of this weeks SEC Media Days. And just like Mike, Ill also probably fall a little short. So, uh, cut me some slack. Ill go with eight predictions because thats the number of consecutive national titles the SEC will have won at the end of the 2013 campaign. 1. South Carolinas Jadeveon Clowney will sack everyone and everything. Even you. Nobody is safe. Why are you still sitting there? Run! around again! and realize Gators coach Will Muschamp was right all along. College Station is a bad place to be, especially considering that the Heisman Trophy winner has nowhere to go but down. (Also, the nearest Zaxbys is 72.3 miles away in Spring, Texas. Wait a minute. There are two Zaxbys in Spring! What the hell is he still doing in College Station? Also, Josh Beckett and Jim Parsons are from Spring.) When Manziel tweeted his desire to leave Aggieland in June before promptly deleting feel the pressure. You can only ride the kind of high hes been living on since December for so long before everything evens out. Losing Kliff Kingsbury and Luke Joeckel (Go Jags!) will hurt, and it doesnt help that the biggest target in college football is painted on Johnny Footballs back. Good luck in Round 2 against those SEC defenses. Youre going to need it. 3. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray will represent the SEC in New York at the Heisman Trophy presentation in December. Murray will shine in his senior season surrounded by a variety of playmakers such as Todd Gurley, Malcolm Mitchell and Keith Marshall. Theres no telling how the Bulldogs new-look defense will fare in 2013, but the Murray-led offense is poised to put up numbers as big as Clowneys hit on former Michigan running back Vincent Smith. 4. Clowney will also be in New York come December. Hell either be up on stage with Murray or emerging from New York Harbor Godzilla-style and wreaking havoc on the Big Apple. I lean toward the latter. Actually, Ill be running from it. 5. The Gators are a year away from Atlanta. Theres plenty to like about their incredibly talented defense, but I believe the group needs a year to come together and mature under the leadership of new defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin. As for the offense, the rushing attack will be one of the SECs best, thanks to a much-improved offensive line and a bevy of talented ball carriers. As for Jeff Driskel and the pass-catchers, Ill believe it when I see it. 6. LSU will win 10 or more games. Also, death and taxes. 7. James Franklin will leave Vanderbilt after an eight-win season to take a better job in another conference (Texas should wise up to the curb). Franklin has been scary good with limited resources at Vandy, earning back-to-back bowl berths and winning nine (!) games last season. Hes too good to stay in Nashville much longer. 8. Alabama will win its third straight national title. He might be Satan himself (Whats up, Tim Davis?), but Nick Saban is simply the best. After the Crimson Tide wins the crystal football, people will debate whether the SEC is actually the nations best conference or if the league merely earns its prestige as the home of a modern dynasty. Of course its the former, but Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith need something to yell about. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. 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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Two-mile, $2.2 million cross-campus trail in the worksDesigns should be done by April 2014, pg 5. UF junior awarded Miss Florida titleShe will compete for Miss America in September, pg 8. Whoa, baby: U.S. leads world in price of giving birth in hospitalsThe average is $9,775, pg 5. Thunderstorm forces cancellation of Matt and Kims Swampfest set. Read the story on page 8 and see photos online. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 15 89 /72VOLUME 107 ISSUE 159 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013Shannon Kaestle / AlligatorGreen AcresLarry Rogers, 75, exits a refrigerated storage room on his Alachua County farm Friday. Rogers locally sells beans, cucumbers, strawberries, onions, tomatoes and other produce from his farm. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterA 37-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex off of Southwest 20th Avenue, and the suspect is still missing. reports of a shooting at Southern Pines Apartments, at 4125 SW 17th Place. Samuel Hamilton was found dead in an apartment in the complex with a gunshot wound in his Larry Whitehead Jr., 26. According to a Gainesville Police Department news release, an investigation showed that Whitehead forced his way into the apartment, argued with Hamilton and shot him. Because a K-9 unit search of the area yielded no results, police believe Whitehead left in a car. Tobias said police think the two men knew each other. At least they had a mutual female friend. That may be what this was over, Tobias said. [Whitehead] had a mission to go after this guy. Its a horrible case, but its a very simple case. Whitehead has not yet been located, and the weapon used has not been found, according to the release.Suspect missing after Sunday killing ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Staff WriterIt only took two words to put the nation in a frenzy: not guilty. After three weeks of testimony in Sanford, a jury of six women found George Zimmerman not guilty of the second-degree murder and manslaughter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Martins death and Saturday nights verdict have revived sparked protests all over the country and in Gainesville, too. On Monday, UF Dream Defenders and other community organizations marched from the Bo Diddley Community Plaza to the U.S. Department of Justice mand justice for Martin. About 50 people attended the march. Jeremiah Tattersall, 27, who has worked with UF Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society, said he was shocked when he heard the verdict. It really just took the wind out of us, he said. Tattersall said the continued tragedy is that Martin is not the of cultural racism. The current laws including stand your ground convicted Martin of his own murder, he said, and these laws need to change. Today is about taking that angst and raw emotion and trying to direct it to something meaningful and lasting for change for the better, Tattersall said about the march. The Gainesville protesters joined thousands of people nationwide in expressing their dissatisfaction with the verdict. Celebrities like Miley Cyrus, John Cusack and Judy Blume took to Twitter. Beyonce stopped a concert to hold a moment of silence for Martin. President Barack Obama released a statement saying the United States is a nation of laws, and the jury had spoken. Chrisley Carpio, lead organizer for UF Students for a Democratic Society, experienced the heard the verdict while standing in a designated area for protesters outside the Sanford courthouse. People burst into tears. There was outrage, said the 21-yearold UF history senior. But there was more grief than anything else. Carpio said after the announcement, the crowd began chanting, and police immedi-NOT GUILTYGainesville reacts to Zimmerman verdict CALL-IN SCHEDULING IS STILL AVAILABLE. JAYNE JOHNSONAlligator Contributing WriterUF students no longer have to call the Student Health Care Center to schedule appointments. Patients can now schedule, cancel and view appointments online through the new Student Health Care Center Web Portal, said spokeswoman Catherine Seemann. Its been something that students have requested for a test version. Students can still call and make appointments if they prefer. If a student calls to make an appointment, he or she can usually be seen that same day, Seemann said. But with online scheduling, students usually cannot get an appointment UF history senior Bubba Silcox, 20, said the ease of the new system means hes more likely to make an appointment. Itd be simpler, easier and quicker, he said. Seemann said a soft launch of a pilot version of the portal started July 1. The web portal can be accessed at www.shcc. that works for them, Seemann said.UF Student Health Care Center opens online appointment booking Catherine Seemann SEE ZIMMERMAN, PAGE 4Zimmerman Whitehead Jr.

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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 159 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 Melissa Kahan, Kelsey Meany, SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENING?LGBTea Social Join LGBT Affairs in unveiling the newly cataloged Tamara Cohen LGBT Resource Library at UF. It was established by Tamara Cohen, the first director of LGBT Affairs and first director of UFs Multicultural and Diversity Affairs. It was later named and expanded under the directorships of AC Stokes and LB Hannahs. Celebrating the continuing growth of the library, students, faculty and staff are invited to come to Peabody 407 Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. to enjoy Lollicup Boba Tea. Attendees will be able to get acquainted with the Rainbow Room, which is the LGBT resource room for faculty, staff and students at UF. First Generation Student Organization meeting Join the First Generation Student Organization on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in CSE E121 as its members discuss how to make the rest of the summer a great one. Meet other Gators who are also first in their families to go to college and find out what great opportunities FGSO has to offer. Visit the UF First Generation Student Organization Facebook group for more information. Start Up Downtown The startup job fair and exhibition, focusing on students and technically skilled job seekers interested in joining the emerging Gainesville startup culture, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Union Street Station secondfloor balcony, 201 SE Second Ave. The event also provides local startups with the opportunity to show off to the community. In addition to a traditional tabling area, there will be open house tours of startups and live demos by HackerHouse cadets. Several downtown businesses are will gather to exhibit and demonstrate their originals and offer the work for sale. There will also be a pottery wheel demonstration and live music. For more information, call 352-468-2255 or visit www.waldoflea.com. Explore St. Augustine Explore the archaeology of St. Augustine during a daylong trip with the Florida Museum and Creative B. Be one of the first with the opportunity to participate in a behindthe-scenes tour of the First Colony: Our Spanish Origins exhibit at the Government House. This exhibit highlights St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States. UF students are invited to participate for $10; general public price is $65. Museum member cost is $50. Bussing is provided for attendees. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line and 150 words or fewer about the event to jglum@ alligator.org. Model your submission after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. offering specials to attendees, including validated parking in the Southeast Second Avenue parking garage. Start Up Downtown is hosted by FloridaWorks in partnership with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Gainesville (iG). Visit www. FWStartUpDowntown. eventbrite.com for event information and to sign up. Summer Plunge 2013 Summer Plunge is a singleday service project in which volunteers branch out into various areas of Gainesville to volunteer. Service projects will include working with animals, art and culture, youth development, elder care, environmental issues, homelessness, housing and more. Students and community members will be able to learn about service opportunities in Gainesville, meet new people, network with campus leaders and experience their community firsthand. The event will also include a light breakfast and lunch with a group reflection at the downtown library. This years Summer Plunge is Saturday. Visit www.leadershipandservice. ufl.edu for more information and to apply. Waldo Art Fest Waldo Farmers and Flea Market will hold Art Fest on July 27-28. See handmade arts and crafts, including pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, bird houses and custom pieces featuring antiques blended with art. Local artists and artisans THUNDER STORMS 89/73 THUNDER STORMS 86/72 THUNDERSTORMS 90/72 SUNNY 91/71 THUNDER STORMS 89/72

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 Matt Riva / Alligator StaffEnd of an EraNotes are posted on the front of Hyde & Zeke Records, 402 NW 10th Ave. The store closed after owner Charles Scales died July 2. LOCAL HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgA piece of city woodlands may soon be up for sale, but for residents and city leaders, reaching an agreement about the issue has been no walk in the park. The Gainesville City Commission is considering designating about 5 acres of Loblolly Woods Nature Park as surplus land so a private individual may buy it. The public parkland would be sold to Nathan Collier, owner of The Collier Companies, for about $1 million. The commission previously voted 4-3 to move forward with opening the property to public bid. Although selling the land would mean reducing the size of Loblolly Woods, City Commissioner Thomas Hawkins said the sale would be a wise decision. I think its a net win for people that live in Gainesville, he said. It would mean a tremendous amount of revenue for the city to invest back into the land. decision has been made, and the commission voted to get more information before negotiating details. Were considering all viewpoints in making a decision, Hawkins said. Peoples input matter. So far, Hawkins said, most of the feedback about the proposed purchase has been passionately for or against it. Melissa Elliott, media contact for the local group Save Loblolly Woods, said if the commission agrees to declare the land surplus and allow the sale, it could start an unhealthy trend. The impact is that it would set a precedent for the entire state of Florida that the city will sell off any land thats set aside for parkland to a private individual just because he wants it, she said. It would throw up a road map for other developers on how to develop and buy parkland. Kelli Brew, co-founder of Green House of the Gainesville Catholic Worker, said many residents disagree with declaring the land surplus. A number of Gainesville citizens feel that they have acted hastily and wrongly in deciding to designate it as surplus based on a wealthy individuals desire to buy it for himself, Brew said. I think its a shame on them, the city and the buyer. Brew said that while she appreciates the commissions effort to do the right thing, selling one piece of land to get revenue to buy another is unethical. This land was protected because it was valuable to the city beyond its price, she said. What other land might be considered desirable to a private citizen who has the means to offer a huge price? The commission will meet again to decide on the issue in August. City Commission considers selling 5-acre section of Loblolly Woods This land was protected because it was valuable to the city beyond its price. What other land might be considered desirable to a private citizen who has the means to offer a huge price?Kelli Brewco-founder of Green House of the Gainesville Catholic Worker

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ately started turning people away from the protesting area. They prevented the community from coming together, she said. Carpio said she was devastated by the outcome and was anticipating Zimmerman being convicted. Despite the trials results, 19-year-old Gainesville resident Billy Hill said he still has faith in the justice system. He said Zimmerman will live with this for the rest of his life. Jesse Smith, a 19-year-old Florida State University sociology sophomore and Gainesville resident, said she was not surprised by the verdict. My whole family cried, Smith said. Smith said she came to Mondays march to help evoke change. Were the ones living in an unjust world, she said, and if we dont stand up to it, nothings going to happen. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 CAL POLY, SUNY AT STONY BROOK AND UVA ALSO MADE THE LIST. JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterAn education at UF is just as good as going to an Ivy League school, according to one websites college guide. The guide, called Top Colleges Just As Great As the Ivy League Schools and written by Justin Douglas for PolicyMic, looked at the cost of tuition, freshmen retention rates and graduation rates as criteria. California Polytechnic State University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the University of Virginia joined UF on the list. Douglas wrote in an email that his intention was for students and their parents to consider public universities as great schools. He also said public universities typically offer greater support for students from diverse racial and class backgrounds. proud the school was included in the list. The bottom line is we absolutely believe that is correct, Sikes said. We have a great program and provide a great value to our students. Logan Goede, a 17-year-old business administration freshman, said he has only been a student at UF for a week, but he applied believing it was the best school in Florida. It just is the best, Goede said. Everybody knows it.UF just as great as an Ivy League school, site saysRyan Jones / Alligator Staff The UF Dream Defenders host a meeting at the Civic Meeting Center on Sunday afternoon. They discussed the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin. Many residents upset with the verdict ZIMMErRMaAN, from page 1 The bottom line is we absolutely believe that is correct.Janine SikesUF spokeswoman

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THE AVERAGE IS $9,775. JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterCaraline Stephens said having a baby was going to be fun. Her husband Patrick Duke said it was going to be an adventure. But four months after baby Chloe joined the family in September, Stephens, a 25-year-old UF mass communication graduate student, said she still wasnt sure what she owed UF Health Shands Hospital for her delivery. She was tired and distracted in the beginning, but as Chloes feeding and sleeping habits became more regular, Stephens said she became more aware of the bills. According to an article from The New York Times, the average cost for a hospital delivery in America is more expensive than it would be anywhere else in the world. A standard delivery averages $9,775. to this national average. The lowest statewide average for a standard hospital delivery is $9,008, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration s website. Rossana Passaniti, a UF Health spokeswoman, said the average hospital bill is about $11,000 for a standard delivery at UF Health Shands Hospital. She said about 4 percent of UF Health patients are not covered by commercial insurance or Medicaid. For patients with insurance, billing can be a lengthy process. Its really confusing how you get charged, Stephens said. Everything ends up being billed separately. The doctor visits are separate. The delivery and hospital stay are separate. Then, the pediatrician who sees your baby after delivery is a different bill. Stephens and her husband paid about $1,200 in out-of-pocket expenses by the time they received all of the bills. It was manageable, she said, but sometimes she wondered if she should have brought her own Motrin to the delivery room. Kristen Phillips, co-owner of the Birth & Wellness Center of Gainesville, said birth in the United States is probably more expensive because hospitals itemize every service. In a hospital setting, you get itemized for the toilet paper you use, Phillips said. After she found out about the high costs of birth and high frequency of cesarean sections at hospitals, Gainesville resident Kerri Audette said she decided to give birth to her midwives. Audette, 29, said her insurance covers the method but raises her deductible. The additional cost is worth it to her, she said, but she understands the confusion birth costs can cause. TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alex Catalano / Alligator Staff Two-week-old Jordan Decker lies on his mother, Sandra Decker, at a La Leche League of Gainesville meeting in April. In Florida, the lowest statewide average for a standard hospital delivery is $9,008. LOCAL JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterPlans are underway for the design of a new bike and pedestrian trail that would connect Southwest Archer Road to Southwest 34th Street through the UF campus. The project, called the Cross Campus Greenway, is funded and designed by the Florida Department of Transportation, said Linda Dixon, the associate director at UF Facilities Planning & Construction. It has an estimated total cost of about $2.2 million, and construction companies will begin bidding August 2014. The two-mile project is expected to extend from the UF Hilton on 34th Street following Hull Road and Mowry Drive, crossing Gale Lemerand Drive and Newell Drive and connecting to Southwest Archer Road near UF Health, Dixon said. It will help us really in a lot of our sustainability goals and in encouraging people to bicycle and walk, Dixon said. You know how hard it is to park and drive around campus, so people really are relying on biking and walking. Myrna Widmer, a project manager of District Two of the Florida Department of Transportation, said the trail is primarily an enhancement project. Widmer said the trails design should be completed by April 2014 and is about 60 pertotal budget, have not been cemented. Most of the trail will be made of asphalt and concrete, and emergency phone stations and lighting will be installed along the trail, Widmer said. Gina Buscher, a spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation, said no scooters would be allowed on the path. The project was originally on the UF Campus Master Plan in 2005 and was also on a list of recommended projects as a part of a larger cross-county bicycle facility being constructed from the city of Archer to Hawthorne, Dixon said. However, construction is already under way on a small section of the trail near the Chemical Engineering Building, said Marlie Sanderson, the director of transportation planning at the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Other segments of the trail will be funded separately and will see construction in 2015. Dixon said the trail will connect campus areas that are densely populated and places like parking lots and the hospital area, which Out on Hull Road ... there is a bit of a sidewalk and a very skinny asphalt path with some paved shoulders, Dixon said, but really, theyre not good facilities.Plans for 2-mile, $2.2 million cross-campus trail in the worksWhoa, baby: US leads world in price of giving birth in hospitals It will help us really in a lot of our sustainability goals and in encouraging people to bicycle and walk.Linda Dixonassociate director at UF Facilities Planning & Construction

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, JULY 16, 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. 96 TOTAL VOTES86% YES 14% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Do you think Broward needed renovations? Todays question: Do you agree with the Zimmerman verdict?Bill should eliminate agricultural subsidiesThough lawmakers in Washington argue about how best to manage the agriculture industry, it seems the best way for them to manage it would be to not manage it at all. Agricultural subsidies have created a drag on our economy, encouraged poor farming practices and have given politicians an excuse to try and implement tax penalties on food items they deem unhealthy. Any person in favor of continuing agricultural subsidies is, in essence, in favor of massive government handouts to wealthy farm owners. According to the Environmental Working Group Farm Subsidies website, the federal government has spent $292.5 billion on farm cally for corn farmers. rate welfare in the agriculture industry, and this explains why products made with high-fructose corn syrup are so inexpensive. These massive government handouts to corn farmers have enabled them to overproduce and sell taining high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup have been linked to diabetes and obesity, and their low prices have made these products readily available to us all. Yet the same government that dishes out money hand-over-foot to corn farmers now feels that we are all becoming too fat and unhealthy due to our consumption of products containing high-fructose corn syrup. In fact, Richard F. Daines, the former commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, urged New York to tax lifestyles. But wouldnt the obvious answer to curbing obesity be to stop subsidizing the farmers who produce unhealthy food products? Subsidies have also promoted poor farming practices. Some of these practices include overuse of marginal farmland, overproduction and negligent cost-control procedures. Farmers who receive these massive subsidies are less likely to use effective cost-control measures because they know the federal government will cover their losses. For some strange reason it seems the public is OK with bailouts for wealthy farm owners but not wealthy bankers despite both of these measures being one and the same. Many people seem to oppose the idea of ending all subsidization of the agriculture industry for fear of food shortages and putting people out of work, but the actual consequences of such measures yield results contrary to common misconception. The actual results are more resilient farming practices in the long run. For example, in 1984, New Zealand ended all farm subsidies and still managed to have a vibrant farming industry. Although there were rough spots and many farmers went out of business, the industry survived and many farmers in New Zealand today feel they are better off without subsidies. Dean Kleckner, the former president of the American Farm Bureau, has stated that he never met a farmer who wanted to go back to subsidies in a New York Times op-ed regarding farm subsidies in New Zealand. Using taxpayer money to prop up private business of any sort is a triumph for crony capitalism and a complete drag on our economy. Imagine if the billions of dollars used to encourage wasteful farming practices were not lars spent by consumers in industries of their choosing, creating jobs and spurring our economy in the process. And even if the money were not spent, savings for large investment projects would increase and interest rates The farm bill is nothing more than politicians arguing over how to best squander taxpayer money, bailout faulty business and thwart possible economic growth. The United States should follow the New Zealand model for agricultural subsidies by stopping them completely. T. Emmett Ryan is a Santa Fe political science sophomore. His column appears Tuesdays.Its a Florida thing: Is our state a model for bad governance?For many, hearing the Zimmerman verdict was a sobering slap in the face. When Zimmerman a clearly unstable and maybe even sociopathic man who killed a kid is allowed to walk our streets as a free man, you know something is very, very wrong. attention only to make us look like fools. The Casey Anthony trial in 2011, with its shocking not guilty verdict, caused many to really wonder whether the justice system in the United States is broken. Maybe its just a Florida thing. Has Florida become the joke of the nation? Floridas follies dont end in the courtroom. Earlier this year, the Florida legislature and Gov. Rick Scott approved an insane ban on bongs. Just imagine the view of reality they must have in order to spend as much effort as they did in passing such utterly useless legislation. If that isnt enough to convince you how out of touch the folks in Tallahassee are with reality, then it might surprise you to hear that computers in the state have been banned. Earlier this month, in an attempt to ban slot games and Internet cafes, Scott and the Florida legislature accidentally banned all computers. This state has problems. Society is riddled with them, yet the state thinks its a better allocation of time and tax dollars to worry about pot and slot games. Meanwhile, true dangers to society like Zimmerman are given a free pass. can at least agree there are many ways in which the state is doing an awful job and sometimes even making things worse. Fortunately, the people have a lot of power at least in principle. Every resident has a role to play in both the creation of about whats going on. The next step is to learn about the appropriate solutions to the societal problems we perceive. The last step is to actually put the solutions into action. The Internet helps us by making these steps easier to follow than ever. Commit to informing yourself every day. It is frustrating and exhausting to hear about the problems we face, but theyre bound only to worsen if we plug our ears. ing the problems. While there are disagreements among intelligent people, we can agree that not thinking and just continuing down the road were already on is not what we want. An educated population debating the issues is far more desirable than a sleeping population. The last step is probably the trickiest. Sometimes good solutions arise from novel ideas, like taking the initiative to start a group. Sometimes protesting and having your voice heard is the solution. If nothing else, make sure to always cast a protest vote: Vote only for people who agree with what you think the role of the state should be. Matt Riva EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITORS Brandon Lee Gagne OPINIONS EDITOR T. Emmett Ryanopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 With Zimmermans acquittal came shock, rage and celebration. Activity spiked across social media as everyone weighed in on whether justice was served. Friends turned on each other, relatives engaged in feuds, and others lashed out against complete strangers in fury. Regardless of what people think transpired on the fateful Feb. 26, 2012 night, justice was served in some degree. The justice served was not in relation to Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin. It was not justice in relation to how media outlets swayed their audiences. The justice served lies in how Floridas justice system, for the thony trial worked as it was supposed to. I believe Zimmerman deserved punishtins death by following him after a police dispatcher instructed Zimmerman not to. I believe Anthony murdered her child. I also believe that the prosecution in both cases was not able to prove Anthony or Zimmermans guilt beyond any reasonable doubt to an unbiased jury. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Thats one of the most basic tenets of our justice system. Verdicts are not delivered as guilty or innocent. Verdicts are read as guilty or not guilty. The burden of proof falls upon prosecutors. The defense isnt required to prove innocence. Zimmermans attorneys knew and used this, just as Anthonys did. Part of why the burden of proof fell exclusively to the prosecution in this case was because of the terribly worded and horribly conceived stand your ground law, in tially dangerous situations if possible to do so safely is removed. As The Wall Street Journal reported: Defense attorney Mark OMara urged jurors not to make assumptions in a case riddled with told them. You cant connect the dots for the In short, because of the laws in effect, and the lack of undisputed evidence, an acquittal was pretty much the only verdict that could be fairly reached when fairly applies to the functions of the legal system. Logan Ladnyk is a UF journalism junior. His columns appear Tuesdays.Yes, justice was legally served Logan Ladnykopinions@alligator.org

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BRIANNA WAGNERAlligator Contributing WriterAs gray clouds rolled over Flavet Field, eager concert-goers crowded in front of the band shell for Swampfest, hoping the weather would hold. But it didnt, and Matt and Kim never played. Rhythm-and-blues group AHMIR opened the show without incident. By the time Cults came on, people stood shoulder to shoulder, swatting at bugs and wiping sweat from their necks. At 8:45 p.m., a Swampfest representative announced that Matt and Kim would be postponed until at least 30 minutes after the most recent lightning strike. Some people left, but others stuck it out. As it began to rain, and then pour, people started to seek shelter in their cars, under umbrellas and under tents. Some creative people went as far as to take the cardboard trash bins and make a makeshift shelter, said 21-year-old UF mechanical and aerospace engineering senior Brandon Chandra. lice canceled the concert for safety reasons at about 9:30 p.m., Student Government Productions Chairman Daniel Levin said. UF biology junior Michael Bank, 20, traveled from Boca Raton to see Matt and Kim. Im grateful that they tried to bring Matt and Kim, but at the same time it was kind of irresponsible to do it in the summer, he said. Everyone knows there are frequent thunderstorms, but ... thats just part of putting on an outdoor concert. At about 9:45 p.m., Matt and Kim offered a meet-and-greet for those who waited in the rain. They really wanted the fans to know that it wasnt their fault that they couldnt play, Levin said. They were really bummed. Matt and Kim are still being paid in full. SGP would not disclose the amount. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffMadeline Follin, lead singer of Cults, performs at Flavet Field Friday during Swampfest 2013; the Rhythm-and-blues group AHMIR also performed. The two bands opened for Matt and Kim before the show was canceled because of thunderstorms. Thunderstorm forces cancellation of Matt and Kims Swampfest setSGP wouldnt say cost ALANNA MASSEYAlligator Contributing WriterMiss Florida is a Gator again. Myrrhanda Jones, a 20-yearold UF telecommunication junior and UF Delta Delta Delta sorority sister, won the Miss Florida Scholarship Pageant Saturday night. She was crowned by Miss Florida 2012, Laura McKeeman, who graduated from UF. Jones will compete for the Miss America title in September. Im so proud to represent the Gator Nation, she said. She went to Miss Florida this year as Miss Palm Coast and competed against 46 other women from all over the state. The contestants competed in four categories: private interviews, swimwear, evening gowns and talent performances. Jones wore a black jersey-knit gown with minimal rhinestones chosen by her dad. It was the image I wanted to portray for myself for Miss Florida, she said. Delta Delta Delta member and UF political science junior Kelsey Torgerson, 20, said its an honor to be Jones sister. Were just so proud of her and all of the positive images shes going to bring to the state, she said. Jones started participating in pageants in 2009, so she could perform baton twirling on stage and potentially win scholarship money. Last week that dream was realized when she won a preliminary talent award and $21,300 by the end of the week. It meant the world to me award, she said. At that moment, I didnt care about what happened on Saturday. I didnt Jones also won the community service-based Quality of Life Award for her work with Comshe founded. When she was 12, Jones was in an accident that took the life of her younger sister, whose favorite stuffed animal was a monkey named Clarice. I started passing out stuffed animal monkeys to get through my grieving process, she said. In the pageant, each contestant was required to have a platform an issue in America she cares about and wants to address. Jones was Comfort For Kids Inc. She never lost sight of that mission. Saturday night, the competition narrowed down to Jones and Kalen Dennis, who was Miss River City 2013. I was so at peace in that moment, and then they said, And thought was Thank you, Jesus. I was left on this earth for a very good reason, and I feel like Im to be doing. Jones said her goal for the year as Miss Florida is to recruit sponsors for the Miss America Organization and to raise awareness about the Everglades.UF junior awarded Miss Florida titleSTATE

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterState Rep. Keith Perry will host a town hall meeting at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St., Thursday at 5 p.m. of a series, Perry said he will give an overview of what happened during the spring legislative session, highlighting changes that will affect UF as well as the city. The meeting will also include time for questions from residents, he said. The event is important for staying in touch with constituents, Perry said. It really is helpful for me because we all get into our own world, our own professions, he said. However, he said students typically havent shown up at similar events in the past. Typically, we havent had students at them, he said. A couple high school students last year but no college students. He may schedule a town hall meeting on campus in the future. Caroline Anderson, Perrys district secretary, agreed that while the town halls are helpful for meeting people where theyre at, they dont always reach students. She said Perry is trying to speak at more student-friendly venues. He spoke at Santa Fe College after the legislative session ended, she said, and a UF student intern is currently working to strengthen student relations at UF. We are doing things to go to students instead of expecting them to go to us, she said. [Perry] does really want to go and reach out to the students.Perry to host public forumsLOCAL REBEKAH MCMURRAINAlligator Contributing WriterFourteen-year-old Earl Gardner spent his Suntruck. Does that thing move? Gardner asked, pointing to the ladder on top of the truck. Yes, it does, actually, answered Edward Evans, a driver operator for Gainesville Fire Rescue. Evans pointed to the top of the truck. That right there oscillates ... and we can control that from right there, he said. Gardner gazed at the ceiling as if he were imagining the ladder at full extension. Its fun, Evans said with a grin. Gardner was one of 42 children headed for Camp Amigo, a camp for North Central Florida burn survivors between the ages of 6 and 18. Some of the children, like Gardner, stopped at Fire Station 2 on Southwest Archer Road on Sunday morning to await a charter bus that would carry them to their destination: the Billy Jo Rish State Park in the panhandle. Joyce Welch, the Gainesville coordinator for Camp Amigo, said the camp experience builds They get a chance to see other kids that have been burned, Welch said. Its just a real eyeopener for them. 2007, has attended Camp Amigo for the past four years. He said hes kept in contact with three friends since last years camp and is excited to see them. The camp provides a place to spend time with other children who have been through similar situations, said Tracey Higdon, the president of Association of Fire Fighters Local 2157. Its nice to see something positive come from something that can be so traumatic, he said. Some of these kids have scars, and when you go to a regular school, sometimes kids are mean. And for this week, they dont have to worry about that.Child burn victims head to camp Tracey Higdon

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Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $400/mo + 1/3 util 407-361-1154. 8-613-8-1 renovated countryside 4bd/4bth bus35&9 bball, vball, pool, gym $380/room $120 utilities cap internet, tv (305)9891404 countryside2203@gmail.com 7-25-5-1 One bedroom/one bath in 4br/4bath condo $350/mo. Countryside condominiums, 4000 SW 23rd St. Includes Internet, cable TV, laminate flooring, washer & dryer. Furnished or unfurnished. 1st floor location. Students only. Call Thomas, (407) 405-7570 7-30-13-6-1 2BR/2.5BA townhouse near University & NW 8th St. W/D & off-street parking. 1 year lease, $790/mo. + utilities. 305-982-7218 8-8-13-8-1 1BR/BA available in 4BR/4BA condo @ Countryside. $400 per month. Furnished room. Utilities (water/electric) with cable and internet included. Has washer/dryer. Bus routes to 9, 35, 36. Call 786-390-4252. 7-30-5-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! LOW COST MOVE IN Some utilities furnished. 1BR $395. Call 352372-1201 or 352-213-3901 8-14-12-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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. 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. 8-14-1325-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 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. LAKEWOOD 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 8-14-13-25-2 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 8-14-13-25-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-10-13-71-2 AVAILABLE Summer & Fall WALK TO UF Studios $410 1BRs $405-$510 2BRs $485 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 8-14-13-25-2 ** LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION ** 1,2,3 and 4 bedroom houses & apartments available for August. All near UF. Most pets accepted. Call 870-2760 8-14-13-42-2 Walk 1 block to Shands, VA, Vet, dental, nursing, pharmacy Schools; UF Campus. $550 mo. Spacious, Pool, Laundry, One BR $550, 2 BR 650. New carpet, tile, paint, cabinets. 352 284 3873;postj@bellsouth.net 7-30-13-36-2 1BR cottage w/ screened porch.Low cost move in some utils furnished. $495/ mo. Call 352-372-1201 or 352-213-3901 8-14-13-25-2 Great Location! 3BR home in quiet SW area for August. Wood floors, CH/Air, carport, washer/dryer, huge yard-most pets OK. $975 /mo. Email 3912@cozygator.com; call/text (352)575-4395. Visit www.CozyGator.com 7-18-13-18-2 1BR/1.5BA LOFT APT Fully remodeled. Sparrow condo. Mininmum 1 year lease. Adult or grad student. No pets. $575/mo + 1 mo sec dep in advnce. Available immediately 352-339-4600 7-30-13-29-2 WALK TO CAMPUS! CLOSE TO SHANDS! 2-3-4 bedroom houses and condos available! Call today to set up an appointment to see your new home. Campus Realty 352692-3800 rentals.campusrealtygroup.com 7-30-13-20-2 COUNTRY VILLAGE APTSGRAD STUDENTS OR UNDERGRADS 1/1, $615/mo incl water & gas. Walk-in or call 352-373-2700 8-14-13-25-2 Adorable Apt for rent 2BR/2BAclose to UF. $1100/mo begins August 2013. Well-maintained by landlord. 2 parking spaces, W/D, no pets. Call Carolyn 352-538-3556 7-30-13-20-2 Live Across from UF! Walk to Midtown! Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms Apartments W/D Available* Call Today 371-7777 7-30-13-20-2 2 BEDROOM HOUSES & APARTMENTS* Close to UF & Downtown. Starting at $660/mth. Call 870-2760 8-14-11-24-2 2BR/2BA w Study, Screened porch, end unit (Rockwood Villas) $750/m, close to UF, I-75, shopping and bus; partially furnished, W/D, 904.874.5774 8-29-13-30-2 1BR $500. ADORABLE, SPACIOUS, SPOTLESS, GREEN SPACE, PRIVATE PATIO; ONE STORY; NEAR DOWNTOWN & CAMPUS. QUIET; PREFER GRAD OR MATURE PERSON; NO DOGS; 1807 NW 10TH ST. AVAILABLE NOW; 352 284 3873; POSTJ@BELLSOUTH.NET 7-30-13-19-2 RIGHT PLACE RIGHT PRICE! 1br from $350 2br from $475 Close to I75,Oaks Mall, Santa Fe, RTS 75, CALL TODAY 352-332-5070 9-3-13-20-2 8 BLOCKS TO UFLarge 2BR apt. W/D, Island kitchen. Lots of parking. $750/mo Call 339-4862 8-14-1321-2BRIDGELIGHT1 BR Loft Style Apts. Minutes from UF, Shands & VA Hospital Starting at $550 Office hrs. M-F 10:00-6:00/Sat. 10:00-3:00 3006 SW 23rd St. 352-377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com 8-14-13-20-2 ARBORMinutes from UF, Shands & VA Hospital 1BR/1BA starting at $550. 2 BR/2.5 BA starting at $680. Office Hrs. M-F 9:00-6:00/Sat. 10:00-3:00 2411 SW 35th Place 352-372-0118 www.arborgainesville.com 8-14-13-20-2 $500, 1 Bed Apartment Walk or Bike to Campus Utilities Incl, Wood Floors Call 352-610-1669 8-1-13-10-2 $850, 3 Bed House, walk or bike to campus, Central AC, Wood Floors, a must see! Call (352)363-1868 8-23-13-16-2 Unfurnished for Rent 3 blocks to UF 2 Bedroom Apartment Security Entrance Cental Heat/Air Landlord pays water. $625 per month Call Carol 352-359-3341 7-3013-8-2 2/1 CUSTOM UPGRADES THRUOUT LIKE NEW APPL & W/D SW SECTION WITHIN 1 1/2 MI OF UNIV & SHANDS SORRY NO PETS $650/MO PLUS SECURITY CALL JOE @ 727-423-9463 7-30-13-8-2 LARGE 1BR/1BA APTClose to UF. 1103 NW 4th St. $500/mo + $300 sec. Pets ok. Call 352-332-8481, 352359-1644, or 352-214-9050 8-30-13-19-2 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 large rooms in large quiet house. Perfect for grad student. 5 mins to UF. Laundry facilities available $500/mo share utilities. Call 352-284-0979 7-30-13-8-2 Near UF Beautiful 4BR/2BA House, Fla. Room, inground jacuzzi, W/D, all tile floor, 2 car attached garage, storage shed. Walk to grocery & shops. Avail. Aug. 1 $1,299 904534-6982 or carmenllontop05@gmail.com 7-18-13-5-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 8-14-13-11-2 3 BEDROOM, 2 story house with wood floors, clawfoot tub, fenced yard, w/d hookups. Close to UF. 312 NW 7th Terr. $1150/ mth. Call 870-2760 or 371-3260 8-2113-12-3 ** Huge! 5b 3ba House 1 mile walk or bike to UF. Huge rooms on 1 acre. Perfect roommate space. Pool, Decks, Fireplace, 3500sf, Parking, Huge Kitchen. A must see inside. Call 352-256-7270. ** 7-23-5-2 GRAD STUDENTS 1/1 CONDO CAMPUS EDGE Walk to campus. Large, corner unit, upgraded. 2 pvt balconies, W/D. Avail Aug 1st. $650/ mo. 407-877-4087, rauschmail@gmail.com 7-25-13-5-2 4BR 3BA 2500sq' home for rent. Walk/bike to UF. $1600/mo. Pets okay; no breed restriction. Large shaded, fenced lot. Quiet cul-de-sac. W/D included. 352-262-2538 Norma 7-30-13-5-2 Campus Edge: 3/2 with washer/dryer. Will be newly painted. Available August $1200 Call or text Tina with Exit Realty Producers 352-317-0938 www.exitrentals.net 7-3013-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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. 1BR in a 2BR/1.5BATH for $300 Monthly Grad Student or Mature Upperclassman Tanglewood Apartments 5 Minutes to UF Private Entrance, Bus Route, Laundry, Kitchen, Basketball & Tennis Courts, Utilities, Internet included 443-939-6198 8-14-13-24-4 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY PERFECT FOR GRAD STUDENT. 2 ROOMS, PRIVATE BATHS. 5 min to UF, laundry facilities available. $500/mo, share utilities. Call 352-284-0979 7-3013-20-4 1BR/bath in Mill Pond. $580/mo, Shared furnished kitchen, dining area, living room & laundry. Alarm System, Utilities, Internet, Pool, Tennis Courts, included. Bus Route 5&43, Email marcela.suter@gmail.com 7-18-13-5-4 1BR/bath in a 2/2 at Mill Pond. $580/mo, Shared furnished kitchen, dining area, living room & laundry. Alarm System, Utilities, Internet, Pool, Tennis Courts, included. Bus Route 5&43, Email marcela.suter@gmail.com 7-25-13-5-4 1 BR or both in a 2BR/2.5BA furnished townhouse near University & NW 8th St. 12 mo. lease $395mo. + 1/2 utilities. 305-982-7218 8-8-13-8-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-14-25-5 4 BR 3 BA 2500sq' home for sale. 1626 NW 10 Terrace Walk/Bike to UF. Available immediately. $195,700 Large shaded lot. Pets okay; no breed restriction. Great rental investment. 352-262-2538 Norma 7-30-13-5-5 Friends dont let friends drive drunk.

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ALLIGATOR 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. 8-14-13-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-14-13-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-14-13-25-6 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. 8-14-25-6 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 8-14-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 8-14-25-6 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 8-14-25-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 8-14-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 8-14-25-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-14-13-25-6 BED SALE SETS TWIN $49 FULL $69 QUEEN $89 KING $99, COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2313-5-6 NEW QUEEN PLATFORM BED, HIGH QUALITY SYNTHETIC LEATHER WITH NEW PLUSH MATTRESS ONLY $499 COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2313-5-6 BED SET PILLOWTOPS IN PLASTIC TWIN $89 FULL $89 QUEEN $99 KING $199 COME TO OUR STORE AT 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-2513-6Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-14-13-22-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus On-Line Auctionsare underwaybikes, computers, furniture, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: SURPLUS.UFL.EDU 392-0370 8-14-13-25-10GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-514-9858 8-14-25-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 8-14-13-25-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. 8-14-13-25-11 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 8-14-13-25-11 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 8-14-13-25-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $999. 1-2yr warranties with roadside assistance included. 376-6275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-1413-25-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in town! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 3766275. RoadRatMotors.com 8-14-13-25-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 8-14-13-25-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-14-13-25-11 SWAMP CYCLES Experienced, Friendly, Affordable Sales/Service Scooters, Motorcycles, ATVs MMI Certfied Staff, Warranty on Repairs swampcycles.com 373-8823 633 NW 13th St 8-14-25-11 8-14-13-20-11 STREITS MOTORSPORTS Honda Yamaha Suzuki Triumph 4820 NW 13th St 376-2637 Factory Trained/Certified Techs www.streits.com 8-14-13-20-11'08 LANCE MOTORSCOOTER,150cc, dual disc brakes, 2-passenger, 60 mpg. As new, w /5K miles. Includes cover. $1200. 386-983-1305 7-18-13-3-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 8-14-25-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $800 AND UP! 352-338-1999 8-14-25-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 8-14-25-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! VEHICLES STARTING $800!! PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 8-14-25-12 88 LINCOLN TOWNCAR $1999 98 CHEVY ASTRO VAN $2999 00 DODGE INTREPID $2999 00 CHEVY CAVALIER $3999 352-338-1999 8-14-25-12 03 CHEVY MALIBU $3999 04 DODGE INTREPID $4999 04 FORD TAURUS $5999 02 FORD EXPOLORER $6999 352-338-1999 8-14-25-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECKS!!! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY!!! 352-375-9090 8-14-25-12 04 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 06 PONTIAC MONTANA $7999 04 GMC ENVOY $8999 04 HONDA ACCORD $8999 352-375-9090 8-14-25-12 03 NISSAN ALTIMA $8999 04 VOLVO S40 $8999 04 FORD F150 $8999 99 MERCEDES ML430 $9999 352-375-9090 8-14-25-12

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12, ALLIGATOR CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 8-14-13-25-12 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. GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4007 8-14-25-13 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 8-14-25-13 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 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 8-14-13-25-13 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 7-18-13-25-13 Earn $15 for doing a 90-minute study. For details & to see if you qualify, e-mail Sabra at spelham@ufl.edu. The study will run through Fall 2013, so save this for later if you can't participate now! 8-30-13-18-13 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. WEB PRODUCTIONSeeking staff members for the web production team at alligator.org. Interested candidates should possess the following: Familiarity with media production tools such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, etc. Familiarity with a web-based CMS and/or web coding basics will receive extra consideration. An ability to learn and work with new programs quickly and efficiently Deep interest in the growth and development of new media Skill in producing not only the written, but audio and visual components of media segments and graphics. The desire to make a lasting impact on a UF tradition in a shifting media landscape. Send all inquiries with resume direct to Kelcee Griffis, Managing Editor/Online at kgriffis@alligator.org 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 ACCOUNTING CLERKThe Business Office at The Alligator has an open position for an Accounting Clerk. Applicant must be a currently enrolled student, majoring in Accounting or Business Administration. Duties include operating Quickbooks accounting system to work with accounts receivables and accounts payables. Other duties consist of manipulating Excel spreadsheets, answering phones, and general office duties. Organization and a great attitude is a necessity. Candidate should be able to work 8-10 hrs per week and commit to a 1 year term. Please submit resume, along with a cover letter to: Mail: Business Office, The Independent Florida Alligator PO Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Email: business@alligator.org BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 8-14-13-25-14 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 8-14-1325-14 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 12-4-13-71-14 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 7-30-13-50-14 SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY$14.50 base/appt -FT/PT openings Customer sales/service all ages 17+ CALL NOW 352-505-9105 8-14-13-26-14 RGIS, LLC PT Hourly Work Flexible schedules$8/hr to start, apply online at RGIS.com 6-14-13-7-14 ASSISTANT/TUTOR Looking an energetic student (math or education major) to tutor girls ages 7, 10, 12 in math/algebra part time as well as providing clerical assistance at a 35 year old publishing company. The position can be part or full time over the summer. Tutoring will be sporadic based on the girls activities over the summer and the down time will be spent doing office support. Please apply online at www.gleim. com/employment. 8-14-13-25-14 STAY IN GAINESVILLE A 35 year old publishing company in Gainesville is looking for the following candidates: Admin Asst Software Developer Linux Administrator Customer Service/Sales Reps Marketing/Sales Accounting Editor Accounting Assistant Flight Instructor/Marketing SAT/ACT coordinator Full or part time. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment. 8-14-13-2514 VIDEO ASSISTANT / EDITOR wanted at the University of Florida's Center for Instructional Technology and Training. The Video Assistant position requires experience with recording video, lighting, and editing with Premiere. Minimum 20 hours per week, $12.50/hr., between 8am and 6pm, M-F. Please send resume to Joe Nicholson joebn@ufl.edu. 6-14-13-5-14 Temporary (4 mos) Admin Assistant/ Receptionist FT Professional demeanor; Excellent verbal/written communication skills; Expertise with Microsoft Office and multiple line phone systems; Ability to multi-task while paying close attention to detail; Willingness to assist in various projects to provide office support as needed. General office duties to include answer phones, greet clients/customers, open/process mail & faxes, ordering supplies & other misc functions as needed. Email resume to barbara.michalak@willis. com.7-18-5-14 DOMINO'S HIRING Delivery Experts & Assistant Managers & Future Managers. Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. GMs earn 40K-50K+. Apply at gatordominos.com 9-6-13-2414 Farm Manager needed at premier Horse Boarding facility. Must have horse care experience and excellent management potential. Part time positions also available. Email Rachel@starquarry.com 7-18-13-5-14 PART TIME TENNIS INSTRUCTORwanted in Gainesville mornings. $30 first hour, $15 for each hour after that. Email to katielew10@gmail.com. 7-18-134-14 Medical Assistant needed for busy dermatology office. Seeking energetic, enthusiastic individual interested in general dermatology, minor surgical assisting and cosmetic dermatology. 15-20 hours per week. Ideal position for pre-med, nursing or allied health student. Fax resume to (352)332-2966. 7-25-13-6-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS Part-time hourly work Flexible schedules $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM 7-30-13-7-14 Manager & Sales help wanted for Bailey's Powerhouse Gym. Need some knowledge of health & fitness plus a desire to help others. Insurance & 401K Send resume to resume@baileysgym.com 9-4-13-14-14 Web Services is seeking a full-time experienced Web Developer. Web Services manages UF Homepage. Candidates must possess the ability to create visually appealing sites, experienced in Mobile systems, Wordpress, HTML5, CSS, Java Script, or JQuery. Customer Services skills a must. Apply online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/ #0903382. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352)392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800)955-8771. (TDD) An equal Opportunity Employer. The deadline for applications is 7/12/13. 7-16-2-14

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I remember the worst night in All-Star Game history well. I tuned in to the 2002 contest, excited to see six of my favorite Yankees play, inblew my 9-year-old mind). The game dragged on into extra innings, and because both managers wanted every player to get an opportunity to play in the game, both teams ran out of players to pitch by the 12th frame. Commissioner Bud Selig decided to end when the game was called due to rain. Ending the game in a tie was an embarrassment for both Selig and Major League Baseball, but the way the league tried to remedy the problem presented another issue. Now, the All-Star Game means someadvantage in the World Series. centive doesnt make the game more interesting, and it makes no sense come playoff time. What incentive does Jose Fernandez, the sole representative from the woeful Marlins, have tonight? Miami needs the angels out of last place. They dont care who gets Fernandez likely has one thing on his mind at Citi Field tonight: I hope I dont get hurt. And why does a player like Fernandez get to impact the playoffs that he almost certainly wont be a part of? If the Pirates storm into the World Series with 115 wins under their belts, they deBut if they play a Rays team that limped in with 85 wins, and the American League wins tonight, then Tropicana Field will be hosting a majority of the World Series games. How is that fair? Why does the All-Star Game need to have playoff implications? The players dont seem to care as much. There isnt a major rivalry between the two leagues. The game might mean something, but I dont think Robinson Cano is going to bowl through Yadier Molina Pete Rose-style. They have their all-star bonuses. They just want to have fun and stay healthy. I almost enjoy the Home Run Derby more. You know why? Theres no pressure. Each game from April through September has pressure. Pennant races last until the last day of the season. The All-Star Game should be a time to relax and enjoy ourselves. Maybe something should be done to make the game easier to follow. so quickly that its hard to keep track, even though almost all the players are household names. But hey, maybe the game hasnt changed and I did. Maybe Im just older and more cynical. advantage hasnt helped the All-Star Game at all. Ill tune in, but not because it will matter in October. I just want to watch some baseball. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR AP PhotoBaltimores Chris Davis follows through on a three-run home run against the New York YanAS STEIN ON TV Adam Lichtensteintwitter: @alichtenstein24

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Former Gator, US fall to Japan in World Cup Muschamp, players to speak LANDON WATNICK What Billy Donovan hoped to be a developmental year for Damontre Harris turned out to be the opposite last season. Harris, a 6-foot-10 center who transferred from South Carolina, knew he would be ineligible to play during the 2012-13 season because of NCAA transfer rules. But injuries and illness prevented the junior from practicing for the majority of the year. I really feel bad for Damontre because I really felt like last year was a wasted year for him, Donovan said Wednesday. He really needed a year of individual instruction, player development, those kind of things. Donovan hoped Harris would be the perfect practice opponent for starting center Patric Young, but that never came to fruition. In October, Harris dislocated his shoulder and suffered a labrum tear when a teammate fell on him during practice. He underwent surgery a week later and did not participate in any full-contact drills for about four months. Donovan said Harris lost cause he could not partake in any weightlifting. Harris was cleared to return to practice on Feb. 28, but he suffered a high ankle sprain less than a week later. In addition, Harris battled strep throat last season. Doctors initially thought they would have to perform surgery on him because they believed he had an abscess in his throat. Instead, Harris went on antibiotics for about six weeks to treat the condition. Harris also dealt with legal issues. He was arrested the morning of Feb. 20 for failing to appear ming from last July, according to Alligator archives. Walkers academic eligibility still in question, Florida hopes Harris will provide depth in the frontcourt next season. As South Carolinas starting center in 2011-12, Harris averaged 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds second in the Southeastern Conference with 2.3 blocks per game, trailing only Kentuckys Anthony Davis (4.7). Harris is currently participating in Floridas workouts, which take place two hours a week during the summer. According to the teams updated roster for the 201314 season, Harris is back to his previous weight of 228 pounds. Hes doing much, much better now, Donovan said. Were trying to maybe make up for some lost time right now. Contact Landon Watnick at lwatnick@alligator.org. Junior transfer ready to play after sitting out first seasonAlligator File PhotoDamontre Harris poses for a picture during Basketball Media Day on Oct. 10 in the Florida Basketball Practice Complex. Harris sat out the 2012-13 season after transferring from South Carolina. Hes doing much, much better now,Billy DonovanUF coachFIRE JOE MORGAN Mike Gillislee grabbed headlines at last years Southeastern Conference Media Days after predicting that he would rack up 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2012. OK, they were goals, not predictions. But for the sake of this column, just bear with me. Although Gillislee fell short of both marks, he enjoyed a successful season as a player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season since 2004. ambition last year, I will make some bold predictions regarding how the SEC will play out this season ahead of this weeks SEC Media Days. And just like Mike, Ill also probably fall a little short. So, uh, cut me some slack. Ill go with eight predictions because thats the number of consecutive national titles the SEC will have won at the end of the 2013 campaign. 1. South Carolinas Jadeveon Clowney will sack everyone and everything. Even you. Nobody is safe. Why are you still sitting there? Run! around again! and realize Gators coach Will Muschamp was right all along. College Station is a bad place to be, especially considering that the Heisman Trophy winner has nowhere to go but down. (Also, the nearest Zaxbys is 72.3 miles away in Spring, Texas. Wait a minute. There are two Zaxbys in Spring! What the hell is he still doing in College Station? Also, Josh Beckett and Jim Parsons are from Spring.) When Manziel tweeted his desire to leave Aggieland in June before promptly deleting feel the pressure. You can only ride the kind of high hes been living on since December for so long before everything evens out. Losing Kliff Kingsbury and Luke Joeckel (Go Jags!) will hurt, and it doesnt help that the biggest target in college football is painted on Johnny Footballs back. Good luck in Round 2 against those SEC defenses. Youre going to need it. 3. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray will represent the SEC in New York at the Heisman Trophy presentation in December. Murray will shine in his senior season surrounded by a variety of playmakers such as Todd Gurley, Malcolm Mitchell and Keith Marshall. Theres no telling how the Bulldogs new-look defense will fare in 2013, but the Murray-led offense is poised to put up numbers as big as Clowneys hit on former Michigan running back Vincent Smith. 4. Clowney will also be in New York come December. Hell either be up on stage with Murray or emerging from New York Harbor Godzilla-style and wreaking havoc on the Big Apple. I lean toward the latter. Actually, Ill be running from it. 5. The Gators are a year away from Atlanta. Theres plenty to like about their incredibly talented defense, but I believe the group needs a year to come together and mature under the leadership of new defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin. As for the offense, the rushing attack will be one of the SECs best, thanks to a much-improved offensive line and a bevy of talented ball carriers. As for Jeff Driskel and the pass-catchers, Ill believe it when I see it. 6. LSU will win 10 or more games. Also, death and taxes. 7. James Franklin will leave Vanderbilt after an eight-win season to take a better job in another conference (Texas should wise up to the curb). Franklin has been scary good with limited resources at Vandy, earning back-to-back bowl berths and winning nine (!) games last season. Hes too good to stay in Nashville much longer. 8. Alabama will win its third straight national title. He might be Satan himself (Whats up, Tim Davis?), but Nick Saban is simply the best. After the Crimson Tide wins the crystal football, people will debate whether the SEC is actually the nations best conference or if the league merely earns its prestige as the home of a modern dynasty. Of course its the former, but Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith need something to yell about. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. Clowney meets Godzilla: predictions for the SEC season Joe Morgan

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