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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 Florida boasts several successful varsity sports that are not as popular as football. Read the column on page 15.Retouching Danny Rollings victims Monday, pg. 5. GRU responds to near-one million gallon sewage spillGators snap up 74th spot on Forbes top college listThe school ranked 80th last year, pg 8. MCKENZIE DOLLThe winners of the 2013 student football ticket lottery were announced Thursday, and unlike last year, tickets are completely sold out. University Athletic Association assistant athletics director Mark Gajda said the department met its quota of selling 21,500 UF student and band tickets. Last year, the student ticket ofthan 1,000 tickets left over, he said. games this year $15 less than last year. During 2012-2013, the Gators played seven home games. The Gators record could be the reason. In 2011, the football team went 7-6. Football attendance dropped by 1.6 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to Alligator archives. But in 2012, the Football lottery results are in: Its a sell-out FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 93 /73VOLUME 107 ISSUE 163 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 CAMPUSRyan Jones / Alligator StaffHuddlingVisitors to Paynes Prairie boardwalk on U.S. Route 441 return to the safety of their cars after getting caught by the Sunday storms that left Gainesville and surrounding areas soggy a trend for Floridas summer so far. JULIA GLUMjglum@alligator.orgPedro Bravos murder trial likely wont Bravo, who is accused of kidnapping and killing UF student Christian Aguilar, appeared at a pretrial conference Friday at the Alachua County Courthouse as lawyers argued about a schedule for evidence discovery and the depositions of 103 witnesses. Judge Denise Ferrero, who recently took over the case from Peter Sieg, set a deposition cutoff date of Jan. 14. State Attorney Brian Kramer said witnesses live across the state in Tampa, Orlando and Miami, where the Aguilar family drove from to attend Fridays conference so travel must be considered. We have a genuine desire to have this case brought to trial in a reasonable time period, Kramer said. Bravos defense lawyer, Michael Ruppert, said hes set some deposition dates for mid-September. I understand the family wants this to come to closure, Ruppert said. Kramer also mentioned he was waiting to receive test results on two pieces of evidence: the duct tape used to bind Aguilar and a computer seized from Bravos apartment.Lawyers in Pedro Bravo case argue about schedule, 103 witnessesThe new judge set a deposition cutoff of Jan. 14SEE TICKETS, PA GE 4 HE WAS RECOGNIZED AS AN ALLAMERICAN PLAYER IN 2009. CHUCK KINGSBURYckingsbury@alligator.orgTed Spiker arrived on campus, parked at the OConnell Center and walked to his ing. But as he passed the James W. Bill man with a saw cutting into brick. Every once in a while, Ive passed Gosh, whats going to happen with this? said the UF journalism professor. By removing the former Gators commemorative All-America brick from outdez, who is being held without bail after tion with a double murder that took place suit in which he was accused of shooting a man in the right eye. The University Athletic Association released a statement shortly after images of the brick removal went viral annandez mementos from campus areas, including the South Endzone team Kornblau Lobby and the brick display entrance to the football facility. We didnt feel it was appropriate to ment said. We put together an immediate plan after the initial news broke to remove his likeness and name in various private and public areas in the facility We were able to implement some of the changes imour vendors. The plan was to have everything completed before the end of July. and All-Southeastern Conference selection. UF removes Aaron Hernandez brick in wake of murder chargeSEE BRICK, PA GE 4Hernandez Bravo

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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 163 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTTHUNDER STORMS 88/73 THUNDER STORMS 90/73 THUNDER STORMS 87/72 THUNDER STORMS 91/73 THUNDER STORMS 93/73 ring he was living in suburban Chicago with his parents and Harry Truman was in the White House. Diedrich, 82, now has his class of 1949 ring from J. Sterling Morton High School in Cicero thanks to a Waukesha, Wis., man who returned it metal detector in a lake near his home. The rings journey back to its proper owner in Illinois began with Mike Geigers phone call earlier this month to the Mattoon home of Dick Diedrich and his wife of 60 years, Doris. He said, I think I have something that goes back to your high school years, Dick Diedrich said. At that point the story with the ring popped into my head. It seems that back in high school, Diedrich exchanged rings with his then-sweetheart, Doris. He said she only took his ring off when they were dissecting frogs in biology class. In mid-1948, Doris put it on a shelf to wash her hands after biology class and when she turned around the ring was gone, as was another girl in the washroom. got stolen, Diedrich told The Associated Press. Thats how things stood until Geiger called. He explained to Diedrich that he was using a metal detector at a lake near his home when he discovered the ring and pulled it from the water. It really was in excellent shape for being so old, said Diedrich. Gieger did a little detective work, Diedrich explained. He contacted the schools alumni association and was told that out of the 1949 class of about 1,500 students, there were two graduates with the initials R.D., including Richard Dick WHATS HAPPENING?Membership drive to help the hungry Talking Gators Toastmasters membership drive is happening through the Fall. When a member renews his or her membership or when someone new joins, the club will donate a nonperishable food item to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank. The club meets Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. in the Entomology Building, Room 1031. Today is a potluck. No pizza this month. Bring food or drink to share or just attend and learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking organization. For more information about the club, go to http://talkinggators.toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators also is on Facebook. Explore St. Augustine Explore the archaeology of St. Augustine during a daylong trip with the Florida Museum of Natural History and Creative B on Saturday. Be one of the first with the opportunity to participate in a behind-the-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 U.S. UF students are invited to participate for $10, general public for $65 and museum members for $50. Busing 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.Missing high school ring discov ered after 65 years ing a high school ring doesnt seem like a big deal, consider this: Until a few days ago, the last time Dick Diedrich saw his Deidrich. Geiger called the other R.D., but he wasnt very friendly, so he called Diedrich, the newspaper reported. Believing he had the right R.D., he mailed Diedrich the ring. Diedrich said he wanted to send Geiger a reward, but he said he was just pleased to be able to return it. He sent him one anyway, along with a nice letter. Deidrich has continued to do research to make sure that the ring is, in fact, his. But he said Geiger is convinced the ring is in the hands of the rightful owner. Its your ring he told me. Keep it and enjoy it, Diedrich said. So the bottom line is, Im now sitting here at 82 years old with my class ring 63 years later.Two-headed turtle at Texas zoo gets Facebook page SAN ANTONIO A twoheaded turtle born last month at the San Antonio Zoo has become so popular that she has her own Facebook page. cooter, named Thelma and Louise for the female duo in the 1991 Oscar-winning movie, has been doing well. Spokeswoman Debbie RiosVanskike says the turtle eats and swims, and added that the two heads named Louise Left and Thelma Right get along. The Facebook page on Sunday showed photos of the quirky reptile and imaginary conversations between the two heads. The turtle hatched June 18. The animal is on display at the zoos Friedrich Aquarium. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Melissa Kahan, Kelsey Meany,

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KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville man was arrested Sunday after police said he ment at the jail. Raymond Edward Lawhorn was driving east on Northeast Eighth Avenue when he ran into a curb, according to a Gainesville Police Department report. Lawhorn then tried to turn left but was blocked by a median, so he kept driving and almost hit a marked police car. Melaragno pulled him over, and Lawhorn immediately said he didnt have a valid drivers license. When Melaragno took him to the Alachua County Jail, Lawhorn pulled his penis out of his pants an X-ray machine and a detention Jeremy Ranslow, who works for Lawhorn was arrested on charges of battering a detention without violence and driving with a permanently-revoked license. As of press time, Lawhorn was in the process of being released after he posted bail of $10,000. Tobias said the incident was unusual. I have been on the department for almost nine years, and TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 LOCAL WINNER IS STILL SECRET. ALANNA MASSEYAlligator Contributing WriterNine inventors presented their students at 101 Downtown on Sunday. students, called cadets, have been guided by mentors working toward a common goal: innovation. investors at the weekend event. The students and their house manager, Trevor Abbott, spent the summer living and inventing in a large, Victorian-era house near downtown Gainesville. Some students formed teams while others worked individuand GOOD Inc. The products they created ranged from smartphone apps to hardware items. Creating a company in three months and getting it off the ground and running is extremely senior. Abbott teamed up with Ty cal engineering alumnus, to create spins a canned beverage to cool it in 30 to 60 seconds. supposed to be a reality show, but the videographer moved to New York shortly after the summer started. grew, a 28-yearold Ringling College of Art and Design graphic design alumnus, compared living in the house to a summer camp. It was a bunk bed, barracks-style sort of sitled to innovation. That led to some really good synergistic brainstorming sessions where it was really easy to bounce always get feedback immediatePettigrew partnered with cahEarth, a mobile app for accessing tion. Augi Lye, the 34-year-old The winning prototype will receive a direct investment from Lye, and he will help develop the company and recruit investors for it. Lye said he has already chosen not sure if hell publicly announce it. One thing I want to make everyone feel is that everyones a winner, whether I invest in you Everyone is walking away with HackerHouse students reveal projectsUrine trouble now: Man pees during arrestLye

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Gators came back, winning 11 games and losing two. We were worried that student tickets wouldnt sell out again, Gajda said, but we are ecstatic to see the excitement displayed by the student body this year. UF English senior Josh Olin, 21, was happy Thursday when he won tickets for the fourth year in a row. We go to a SEC school, he said. How can you not buy tickets for one of UFs most cherished traditions? Olin said even though he wishes football tickets were free for students, like they are at many other schools, paying the $90 will be worth it to attend all games in his last year at UF. Buying the lottery was honestly just easier than having to scout out tickets before the games, Olin said. Still, other UF students didnt even apply for the lottery. Simon Moskovitz, a 19-year-old UF anthropology sophomore, said he thought it was a waste of money. I didnt purchase the lottery last year either, and I still got a ticket to every game for free or just buying one on the street for $10 to $20, Moskovitz said. You minute. UF law student Matt Michel, 28, didnt enter the lotMichel said having one fewer game this year but paying almost the same price just wasnt worth it. Plus, he said, last season was awful because every game took place in the afternoon. Even in fall it is too hot in Florida to be out in the sun for three hours, and students usually leave at halftime, Michel said. And plus, afternoon games in the Swamp are not ginger-friendly. No amount of sunscreen will last me that long.Weather, record affected decisions 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013Courtesy to the Alligator Aaron Hernandezs All-America brick is removed from outside the James W. Bill Heavener Football Complex on Thursday. UF decided to remove the brick while the former UF tight end faces murder charges. ALYSSA FISHERAlligator Contributing WriterDuring her night at the State Capitol, UF history senior Lauren Byers saw activism come alive. Despite having red eyes burning with exhaustion and muscles sore from lying on tile, protesters woke up, invigorated, at 6 a.m. to the sound of music like it was still the At least 20 Gainesville residents of activist group Dream Defenders UF chapter have been participating in a sit-in at the State Capitol since July 16. They aim to enact legislation they say would, among other things, repeal Floridas Stand Your ing. The group, formed after the murder of Trayvon Martin, wants to [replace] jails with schools, [end] the illegal war on the undocumented, and [dismantle] the systems that criminalize our people, according to its Facebook page. After George Zimmerman was found not guilty, Dream Defenders organized a sit-in inside the capitol building, calling on Gov. Rick Scott to arrange a special session of the state legislature. Byers, the UF chapter vice president, said it took a tragedy to move people to join the movement. Before the verdict came out, there were about ers, 21, said. Our dict had 70 people. We got a type of response that I havent seen in three years of living in Gainesville. State Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, who received his dental degree from UF in 1976, said he didnt hold many ties to Gainesville and therefore couldnt comment beyond noticing of the groups presence. I really dont know of any comment that I would make that would said. Hays current district, State Senate district 11, reaches from Ocala to near Sanford and throughout most of Lake County in central Florida. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported Monday that it has spent nearly $200,000 in extra security since the protest began. FDLE spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said Capitol Police are enforcing rules regarding air mattresses, maintaining peace and after-hours access to the lobby where the group is protesting. In an email to Florida press, she wrote that protesters may remain after hours and can leave at anytime, however Capitol Police will not open the doors for anyone until the Capitol opens for business. Byers said this ended the supply of food, starving out more than 100 protesters. However, State Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, and his staff have given food to the protesters, according to police statements. This shows the kind of escalation of where the struggle is at right now, Byers said. The one night I there are people that are committed UF students protest George Zimmerman verdict at CapitolThey aim to repeal Stand Your GroundLOCAL NIKO PIFFERETTIAlligator Contributing WriterThe strike that eight Tasty Buddha restaurant employees began last week formally ended Saturday when franchise owner Parker Van Hart agreed to honor most of their demands. I am pleased and relieved to announce a has been reached and all parties involved are anxious to get back to work starting tomorrow, Van Hart wrote on the Tasty Buddha Facebook page Sunday evening. The two parties reached a compromise Saturday over the employees demand for consistent paychecks, Van Hart said. The strike started after three employees paychecks bounced July 19. Van Hart said he agreed to pay employees an inconvenience fee should another paycheck go bad. Mo Sherman, a 24-year-old cook at Tasty Buddha, said the inconvenience fee amount is doesnt clear. them out to dinner and buy them a couple of beers. Van Hart also said the staff met to clear up discrepancies in the companys harassment policy. By the end of the meeting Sunday, we were all on the same page, he said. nancial state, Van Hart said. Two potential investors backed out after the incident, he said. Returning employees have agreed to do what they can to bring customers back to the restaurant, Sherman said. We encourage everyone in the community who used to eat there or who has never eaten there to come and support Tasty Buddha, Sherman said. Workers are happy, and happy workers make happy food. Seven of the eight employees who went on strike will return to Tasty Buddha. One employee quit to focus on her studies, Van Hart said. Tasty Buddha strike resolved, all but one employee returns to work TICKETS, from page 1Students, staff debate implied convictionwas awarded the John Mackey Award given annually to college footballs best tight end. After his junior season, he elected to forNFL Draft, where he was selected 113th overall by the New England Patriots. UF spent last month removing photos of Hernandez around campus. Its a symbolic moment, and its a news moment, Spiker said, but its also one that inspires great debate. BRICK, from page 1 We encourage everyone in the community who used to eat there or who has never eaten there to come and support Tasty Buddha.Mo Shermancook at Tasty BuddhaZimmerman Students react to Hernandez brick removalIf he gets charged then yes, I agree with it, but it may be a little soon.Parker Heckman, freshmanInternational Business, SFCHe hasnt been proven guilty yet, but if he is, I change it to an absolute yes.Wayne Garcia, sophomoreAnimal Sciences details about everything, dont make a hasty decision.Patrick Scanlan, seniorComputer Science

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffRetouchingUF juniors Spencer Brint, 20, and Alize Trinquet, 20, repaint the monument on the 34th Street Wall after it was recently painted over. LIFESTYLE JEANNA ARROYOAlligator Contributing WriterAlachua County residents have increased their physical activity but are still getting larger, according to new study data. The study, released this month by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, found that Florida experienced one of the most big gains in physical activity. According to the study, Alachua County residents physical activity increased between 2001 and 2011, along with the national statistic, while obesity rose, also in line with the national average. The increase in physical activity could campaigns, said Crystal Lim, Ph.D., a UF research assistant professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. I think it could mean that certain counties in Florida are doing a better job of encouraging their residents to engage in more physical activity, she said. In Alachua County, the percentage of rose from 62.6 percent in 2001 to 63.3 percent in 2011, according to the study. For women, the amount increased from 52.4 percent to 53.8 percent in the same period. For obesity, the rate for men rose from 21.8 percent in 2001 to 28.6 percent in 2011. The rate among women increased from 23 percent to 33.7 percent, according to the study. However, the study showed Alachua County men and women were slimmer than the national average, which was at 33.8 percent and 36.1 percent, respectively, in 2011. Lim said age may factor into the obesity rate, and Florida generally has more retirees. As adults get older, it becomes harder to shed weight and stay active, she said. Some UF students formed their own explanations. UF anthropology junior Karla Aguayo, 20, said people may consume too many fad health items such as energy drinks and protein shakes. Tim Dupree, a 22-year-old UF accounting graduate student, said perhaps some active adults view food as a reward after exercise. so now I can have a milkshake, he said.Study finds Alachua County residents more active, obese Tim Dupree THE THEATER IS CASH-ONLY. EMILY BUCHANANAlligator Contributing WriterBusiness is on the rise for a local theater that reopened in June and now shows $2 second-run movies. The renovated four-screen theater, Gators 4, located at 6741 W. Newberry Road, was once an AMC franchise that later changed to Gators Cinema. It closed last year for remodeling, including the replacement of 200 seats, the installation of a digital projector in one of the theaters, painting of Business is getting busier every week, said Michael OBrien, the general manager who has worked at Gators 4 for about 15 years while the theater changed hands four times. He said the theater which accepts cash only can offer $2 tickets because the movies that are shown have been out in theaters for about four to eight weeks. Although the theater is cleaner and in better condition, OBrien said reopening a business is always a challenge. He said the air conditioning unit turns off occasionally, and older equipment is starting to rust. But when it comes to competition, OBrien said he believes there isnt any. The only other theaters around here are Regal theaters, and we dont really compete with them, he said. Candace Webb, an 18-year-old UF nursing freshman, said her recent experience at the remodeled theater was positive. It was clean and very affordable, she said. You can tell the theater is old but well-maintained.Cinema reopens, offers $2 ticketsLOCAL ROSANNA DEL CIOPPOAlligator Contributing WriterWeekend sewage spills pumped more than 900,000 gallons of wastewater into two local creeks, and Gainesville Regional Utilities is now testing the water quality. A leak Friday morning and a broken pipe joint Saturday let Creek and Possum Creek, said GRU spokeswoman Amelia Bell. The system was repaired at about 9 p.m. Saturday. The situation was rare, and the pipe was new, she said. It was a failure on the part of the equipment, she said. GRU is now ure out what went wrong, she said, so it can test or check other parts of its system. The creek water will be safe in Meanwhile, residents should avoid the creeks. Paul Chadik, a UF associate professor of environmental engineering sciences, said the wastewater could have contaminated the creeks with bacteria and viruses. He advised well owners to boil water before drinking. Because of the rapid water creeks, Chadik said aquatic life will not be in danger. Chadik said the spill was not preventable, and GRU responded relatively quickly.GRU responds to weekend sewage spillChadik

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, JULY 30, 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. 148 TOTAL VOTES16% YES 84% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThursdays question: Do you smoke on campus? Todays question: Was the removal of Aaron Hernandezs brick premature? Doomed to repeat it:The case for a public that is in the knowLast Wednesday, the House of Representatives had the opportunity to reign in the National Security Agencys power to spy on us. The amendment was narrowly defeated. In a country thats supposed to be the land of the free, one might think such a motion would have succeeded by a landslide. Its clear that were not free as in freedom. No longer are freedoms being destroyed in secrecy. Now they are openly rejected without much objection from the public. If asked privately, many will say were better off without these measures, but what are the odds that anything will be done about them? It looks like were shaping up to do what weve always done and vote for the same parties that got us here in the There is one question that seems to pervade the public mentality about the whole matter, and perhaps you have asked it, too: Why bother? Why even bother with the frustration and effort to become informed and vote if it makes no difference, anyway? Damned if you do and damned if you dont, but at least youll get a moments peace if you dont. Well state it as clearly as possible: It is no less than the moral duty of every citizen to make the effort. Heres why. There have been many atrocities committed throughout the course of human history. Hitler was one of the most awful of us; theres hardly any doubt, but he didnt accomplish what he did single-handedly. People voted for Hitler. People did as Hitler said. People saw the atrocities and turned the other way. Some faith in their leader. And thats all it takes. our faith in the experts, outsourcing our moral duties to some If history had damned the German people as much as it damns Hitler, perhaps wed have taken home a different lesson, and perhaps wed be living in a very different county and indeed a different world. It would be naive to think something that atrocious would never happen again while the public remains blithely uninformed. We are already sowing the seeds for history to damn us. It was recently revealed that in the country of Pakistan alone, the issue of drone killings. Really take a moment to ask yourself what you think about that. The decisions we make here, on our beloved land, are affecting the entire world. The default position should not be to wonder why anyone would bother informing themselves. It should, of course, be the opposite. This feeling of powerlessness is a trick, and its exactly contrary to reality. Just ask George III.Ballin on a budget: summer vacationsWe are in the dead of summer here in Gainesville. Sunny days are too humid and hot to spend are a constant threat to outdoor activities anyway. The options for fun to be had during Florida summers for a colday can get old quickly. Up until college, May through August meant summer camp and family road trips. But now, for many of us, summer is nothing more than an opportunity to squeeze in a few extra credits. Summer classes are inlittle opportunity for a vacation of any kind. Not that we would have been able to if our class schedules allowed assistance from Bright Futures, has likely left many of us with little funds to spend on leisure activities. Fortunately for you, an empty wallet and a busy schedule do not necessarily translate to a vacation-free summer. With a little ingenuity and an open mind, you ing the bank. And heres how: Drink a beer in the shower. You may not be able to afford to go somewhere that has a hunky, hairless pool boy serving you frozen drinks garnished with little umbrellas, but thats not the only way to be wet and drink alcohol at the same time. Pop open a beer in the shower your shower beer out of a glass unless you enjoy your lager sprinkled with hot water. This works best when you have a shelf or some sort of beer platform so you can clean yourself with both hands. Please remember to clean yourself; this vacation isnt all fun and games. If youre a serious partier who isnt afraid to leave little hot water left for your roommates, try two shower beers. Ask your neighbors if you can sleep on their couch. This works best if you know your neighbors, but that is not completely necessary. Simply pack going on a real vacation! Neat! And go knock on their door. The beauty here is there isnt that risk of forgetting your phone charger or a toothbrush at home because if you do, you can just go back over and grab it. Maybe watch a movie with your neighbors. Eat whatever you want out of their fridge when they go to bed because this vacation has no ridiculous minibar fees! Sleep with your head on the opposite side of the bed than you normally do. I recommend washing your sheets before doing this as it is the part of the bed that may be asking, how is this a vacation? Trust me, sleeping with your head where your feet normally go allows for a totally different perspective than what youre used to. And isnt that what vacations are all about? Dont forget to bring your pillows with you to the other side of the bed, or you may wake up with a stiff neck. That would put a damper on your vacation. Watch the Spanish channel. There is simply no cheaper way to visit South America than to watch the Spanish channel. Turn the air conditioning off in your live it up. These are just a few of the innumerable opportunities for vacations on a budget. Dont be afraid to experiment and come up with some of your own. Safe travels, Gator Nation. Patrick Ryan is a UF English senior. His columns usually appear Thursdays. Matt Riva EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITORS Brandon Lee Gagne OPINIONS EDITOR Patrick Ryanopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 Logan Ladnyks ESRB ColumnThe ESRB ratings system is nice and all, but the world shouldnt need it. Parents should take more responsibility, and actually find out what the games about. People are so quick to judge a game when something goes wrong, but what they should actually be pointing the finger at is the parenting skills. I grew up playing Mortal Kombat, and other violent games but I havent or will I ever go out and start beating people up and trying to finish them. Video games can inspire and spark the imaginations of anyone who plays them, they are no different than movies or books and I hope one day people will see that. I also enjoyed reading the column, its nice to see some speaking about video games outside of the Internet. Travis ThorntonLetter to the EditorEleven days. Tuesday-WednesdayThursday-Friday-Saturday-SundayMonday-Tuesday-WednesdayThursday-Friday. Thats all thats left of this semester. First and foremost, to those who will be graduating, I stand and applaud you for making it through your time here. If you will not be moving on to a higher degree, come visit once the Hub and Reitz Union are renovated. For the freshmen who enrolled early good on you for doing so and are hopefully the accelerated pace of summer prepared you for Fall and Spring. This gig will get somewhat easier but to quote Mad-Eye Moody from the Harry Potter series: CONSTANT VIGILANCE! I speak from experience when I say its extremely easy to get lax and take your foot off the gas just enough to fall behind. To those who are struggling in classes, the deadline to withdraw is Friday. Before exercising that option, I would recommend talking with your professors to see if youre actually lagging behind. I thought I had a grade of 55 in Reporting before talking to professor Mike Foley. I have at least a 73.5. If I had not done that, I would have withdrawn from a class I was passing. gear, this is it. A shorter semester means each grade counts more in the long run, so team can go through practices in this godforsaken Florida sun, then the least we can do is study in air-conditioned rooms and give our best for just 11 more days. But giving your best doesnt mean overworking yourself and burning out ate pace, if you have the luxury to do so. Take some time to de-stress yourself by hanging out with friends or something as simple as slowly enjoying your favorite meal. Even play some video games. Ive written about them so much this semester Id be remiss in ignoring them now. Keep moving forward, even if it seems everyone else is moving forward faster. You got into UF because youre good at what you do, whether it be math, theater, animation, writing or something else equally hard to master. This isnt Santa Fe College; were a prestigious university with strict standards not to take anytwo years of higher education were there, and I thoroughly enjoyed both my classes and the atmosphere. uations if you have time. They actually do make differences for later classes. Multimedia Reporting is a terrible, terrible, terrible I cannot stress how terrible the class itself is, even if its taught by someone who is in agreement with how terrible it is for Fall semester. The reason it is getting the revamp is because of all the negative feedback from evaluations to recommendations from the colleges advisory council. Its the two-minute warning, the botEleven days. Tuesday-WednesdayThursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday. You got this. I got this. We all got this. Logan Ladnyk is a UF journalism junior. His columns appear Tuesdays.Encouragement for Gators as the summer semester endsColumn Logan Ladnykopinions@alligator.org Chris Christie has recently made headlines by demonstrating just how much hot air his bloated balloon of a body can release at once. After a proposal to restrict how the National Security Agency can collect phone records was narrowly defeated last week, Christie went off on a tanertarianism has had on both of the two major parties. I just want us to be really cautious, because this strain of libertarianism thats going through both parties right now and making big headlines, I think, is a very dangerous thought, Christie said. The proposal aimed at narrowing the NSAs reach garnered support from Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., and his political polar opposite, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. The fact that both liberal stalwarts and libertarians came together to support a bill like this is evidence of the ever-growing popularity of the liberty movement. When asked whether Christie was including Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in his anti-liberty arguments, he responded by saying, You can name any number of people who have engaged in it, and hes one of them. These esoteric, intellectual debates I want them to come to New Jersey and sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation. Well, if any libertarian explained the follies of an interventionist foreign policy to the widows and orphans in New Jersey, that would be a step in the right direction. In fact, the United States employs a foreign policy that makes us less safe and prone to attacks like Benghazi and 9/11. Radicalized people around the world do not hate America because we are free, rich and prosperous but because our government supports global military imperialism instead of peace and commerce. Christie could seriously use a libertarian lesson on foreign policy. Not only has Christie displayed his control-freak, big government tendencies regarding foreign policy, but he has also displayed them at home. It was only recently that Christie decided New Jersey residents were competent enough to pump their own gas. In the past, self-serve has been illegal. Christie repealed these laws on that assumption that it would lower gas prices. If Christie really wanted to lower gas prices, he would do something about the 49.5-cent per gallon tax embedded in our gasoline prices. Despite being a proud member of the GOP who spews pro-business, small government rhetoric, Christie has a history of chastising business owners in his own state. After Hurricane Sandy devastated New Jersey, Christie went on an all-out statist assault against price gougers. Christie wanted to crack down on those evil businessmen and businesswomen who sought to charge prices they named for the goods they owned. The rise in the cost of goods during a disaster is actually a good thing because it ensures goods are spread evenly among consumers as opposed to one entity buying them all at once. This is a free-market mechanism designed to properly distribute goods in high demand during an emergency. If Chris Christie is going to engage in another one of his public temper tantrums, it should be one that endlessly apologizes for supporting a pro-war, imperialist foreign policy, babying people at the gas pump and punishing the businessmen and businesswomen of New Jersey. T. Emmett Ryan is a Santa Fe political science sophomore. His columns appear Tuesdays.Chris Christie is all wrongColumn T. Emmett Ryanopinions@alligator.org

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BRIANNA WAGNERAlligator Contributing WriterUF nabbed a spot on Forbes list of Americas 100 top colleges. UF jumped from 80th to 74th place between 2012 and 2013, making it 41st in research and 11th overall in the South. UF was the only school in Florida to make the top 100, and among the SEC schools on the list, it ranked second just behind Vanderbilt University. Im always going to think we should be ranked higher, UF spokesman Steve Orand a lot of people recognize that. People should notice that UF is climbing, Orlando said. Graduation rates are growing, and there is increasing interest in UF graduates from employers, he said. tors: student satisfaction, post-graduation success, student debt, four-year graduation rate and nationally competitive awards. UF advertising junior David Tres Moore, 21, said he thinks UF has a lot more to be proud of. An SEC college sports atmosphere is something only 14 schools in the entire world can understand, he said. Then there is our solid Greek life, tons of cool places to eat, and all sorts of bars and clubs. According to UFs website, 96 percent of freshmen return for their sophomore year. Two-thirds of UF graduates leave the unipercent of UF freshmen graduate in four years and 83 percent graduate in six years. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgIn the two years since Main Street underwent a multimillion dollar construction project, downtown travel has become The citys Public Works Department recently submitted a report comparing crash and construction to after the changes were made, said City Commissioner Thomas Hawkins. Hawkins said accidents on Main Street have been reduced by about 85 percent since the construction, which widened sidewalks, added street parking and dents any different from other kinds of threats to public safety? he said. Imagine if we could do something to reduce homicides by 85 percent. Were saving people trips to the emergency room, saving money and making Gainesville a better place. Hawkins said that while remajor difference came from adding parking and bike lanes, and widening sidewalks on Main Street. In pretty much every measure, we added and things got bigger and better throughout the process, he said. Walking is important, and I want to be able to walk [downtown]. Tom Fox, a member of Gainesville Downtown Owners and Tenants, has advocated for the construction on Main Street for more than a decade. He said pedestrians and bicyclists have Thats one thing about adding the street parking to Main, he said. At two in the morning with hundreds of people leaving the bars, getting in their cars and speeding next to hundreds of people on sidewalks, [street parking] gives a barrier of cars between the people and the movcenter around losing some downly since construction, Fox said, Main Street is the scene of fewer accidents, and downtown business is up because more pedestrians are willing to walk. With the lane reduction, people end up driving the speed limit, which makes it safer for people walking back and forth, he said. Its not an appropriate place for a highway. Downtown should be a place you want to drive to, not drive through. City says Main Street safer for public after constructionCAMPUSGators snatch 74th spot on Forbes top colleges list for 2013 The top 10 nationally were: Stanford University Pomona College Princeton University Yale University Columbia University Swarthmore College United States Military Academy (West Point) Harvard University Williams College Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyOther Florida schools ranked: University of Miami 124th Florida State University 202nd Rollins College 266th New College of Florida 316th Stetson University 317thMain Street accidents reduced greatly Its not an appropriate place for a highway. Downtown should be a place you want to drive to, not drive through. Tom Fox member of Gainesville Downtown Owners and Tenants

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 STEPHANIE BAGUIDYAlligator Contributing WriterEven in Gainesville, a girl is tipsy, but a man is tanked. A recent survey found college students tend to relate moderate terms to women who are heavily intoxicated more than they do to men. The survey, published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, showed students were likely to label a womens drunkenness with words such as tipsy, while mens drinking tends to be described with words that are more aggressive, such as wasted. The survey included 145 college students Ricky Cutler, a 19-year-old advertising junior, said she thinks the survey results sound about right. She said theres a double standard against women. Women are held at a high standard in the way society expects us to behave in public, Cutler said. A girl being drunk or sloppy in public looks much worse than a guy doing the same thing. According to the survey, researchers asked students to read a story that involved two men and two women celebrating a main characters birthday in a bar. In each story, researchers switched the sex of the main character, how much he or she drank and how this person behaved. Study participants rated on a scale from 1 to 5 how well four sensible or 11 hefty drinking terms applied to the main character, according to LiveScience. Results showed that sensible terms were given more to the female characters even when they were heavily drinking. GatorWell Director Maureen Miller said that culture and society are usually in connection when labeling genders. There is always a different meaning for different students and their drinking behavior, Miller said. But when it comes to gender expectation, I think cultural and social implications also come into play. Miller said it could be dangerous for college students when incorrectly labeling someone as wasted or tipsy. I always want to remind students who see other students that look past the point of tipsy to step in and do the right thing, Miller said.Drunkenness terms unequalLIFESTYLE THEYLL BE ON DISPLAY FOR FOUR TO SIX MONTHS. REBEKAH MCMURRAINAlligator Contributing WriterUF Hillel received two paintings by art duo Frank Martin and Judeen Young on Wednesday in honor of the 65th anniversary of the Israel Air Force. Both paintings are of aircrafts, and they signify the creation of Israel defense forces in the Israeli War of Independence in 1948. The art will be on display for four to six months at the Hillel, according to 20th Century Aviation Magazines website. Were very pleased to have these, said Ralph Lowenstein, a veteran of Israels 1948 War of Independence and dean emeritus of UFs College of Journalism and Communications. Its very well done. The art is superb. At the age of 18, Lowenstein served as one of the youngest American volunteers in the war. He took a semester off from Columbia University in the summer of 1948 to contribute to the war, where he was smuggled into Israel and put into combat 10 days later. The paintings depict some of the aircrafts used to win that war, he said. Lowenstein was one of three who were present to receive the paintings. Keith Dvorchik, CEO and executive director of the UF Hillel and Gail Swedroe, assistant director and campus rabbi, were also there. The artworks are represented by Steven Greenwald Design. John Stemple of Aviation Promotions Inc. and J.R. Hafer of 20th Century Aviation Magazine delivered them to the Hillel, the website said. John Stemple arranged to have two paintings donated to our Aliyah Bet muthe Hillel. The display includes an explanatory panel giving details about the paintings, she said. Hillel is very lucky and honored to be displaying this artwork, DeLaet said. We havent had anything added in quite sometive for people to come in and view.Paintings at Hillel honor Israel Air Forces 65th anniversary We havent had anything added in quite sometime, so it will Blair DeLaet

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Contact Kelly, 904-377-1711 8-1-13-5-4 $480 Female roommate for 1BR/bath in a 2/2 at Mill Pond. Shared furnished kitchen, dining, living room & laundry. Alarm System, Utilities, Internet, Pool included. Bus Route 5&43. Contact Cela, 561-827-5273 8-813-5-4 All-inclusive Individual leases $400 per month in beautiful 4/4 condo. Semester leases available. Rent includes: Cable, Internet, Electric and Water. Unit has Washer and Dryer! Call/Text: 352-474-8742. 8-8-5-4 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)

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ALLIGATOR 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 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 FREE SOFA BED Earthtones, good condition. 79" Must move ASAP. Bring help & truck. Gainesville near campus. 352-373-3463 8am-5pm ask for Ellen 7-29-13-2-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 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 8-14-13-25-10 GOATS 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 includ ed. 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 8-14-13-25-11 SCOOTER 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 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

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12, ALLIGATOR 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 8-14-25-12CASH 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 8-14-13-25-13 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 produc tion team at alligator.org. Interested candi dates 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 develop ment 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 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 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

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ALLIGATOR 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 STAY IN GAINESVILLE A 35 year old publishing company in Gainesville is looking for the following candidates: Software Developer Linux Administrator Customer Service/Sales Reps Marketing/Sales Accounting Editor Accounting Assistant Aviation Marketing Construction Assistant Proofreader Videographer Full or part time. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment. 8-14-13-2514 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 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 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 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANFor Property Management Team. FT. Paid Vacation, Insurance, Bonus Plan, 401K. Apply in person. Contemporary Management Concepts, 13420 Progress Blvd., Ste. 200, Alachua. DFWP 8-14-13-14-14 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 Fast, accurate typists needed for audio transcription. Create your own schedule M-F, 7am to midnight. Pay based on speed and accuracy, $7.79 to over $12. Walking distance to campus. Ideal for PT and Students! Apply online: www.sbsgrp.com 8-23-1310-14 Auto Dealership seeking FT/PT Porters. No visible tattoos, must be able to drive manual. $9 hour More info @ www.pinnacleahs.com Call 813-287-2266 8-6-5-14 Female driver/tutor/sitter needed Aug 19th. Days vary (M thru F. some wkends). Hrs vary (3p to 8p). Pickup from school. Organized. Strong Math. Experienced. Call 352-3326465 8-8-5-14 Study recruiting young adults May prevent 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 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! 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. HoneyBaked Ham & Cafe is accepting appli cations for sales & sandwich prep positions. ~20 hr/wk, $8/hr. Apply in person M-F 10am6pm 618 NW 60th St (behind McDonald's off Newberry Rd by Oaks Mall) 352-331-1253 8-1-13-3-14 The Gator Locker Room is looking for part-time cashiers to work home football games. 8-12 hours a day, duties include cashiering and working floor. Apply at the north endzone shop 8-23-138-14 HIRING BRAND AMBASSADOR Marco's Pizza seeking highly self-motivated individual to rep brand on campus with promotions & event give-aways. Part time $300 $600 per semester plus Free Pizza. Email jobs@fixaim.com 8-14-13-5-14 Seeking undergraduates or recent graduates with an interest in behaviour analysis, eating disorders, and/or diet & fitness to assist with 1215 week research project. $9/hr. Please contact Mark at lister@behaviouralsupports.com 8-813-4-14 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 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 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 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 8-14-13-26-14RGIS, LLC PT Hourly Work Flexible schedules$8/hr to start, apply online at RGIS.com 6-14-13-7-14

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Talkin about practice The UF football team announced it will hold open practices for fans on Aug. 15, Aug. 17, Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. The Gators begin fall camp on Aug. 2.UF removed Aaron Hernandezs All-American brick from outside The Swamp. Read the column on page 16. FORMER GATOR WILL COMPETE AGAIN ON SUNDAY. LOGAN MCGUIRE Alligator Writer Former Gator All-American swimmers Ryan Lochte and Melani Costa-Schmid both earned silver day of competition at the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona. Lochte, an 11-time Olympic medalist for the United States, added to his resume by capturing his 20th long-course World Championships medal, second to only Michael Phelps 33. His 4x100-meter freestyle relay team clocked in at 3:11.42, just French team. Lochte will also compete in the As the No. 2 seed with a time of 1:46.06, Lochte will compete with former Gator and 2012 Olympian Conor Dwyer (USA), who is the No. 6 seed (1:47.05) They will share the pool again for the 400-meter individual medley on Aug 4. Lochte enters the event with the top seed and a qualifying time of 1:54.90. Costa-Schmid, a two-time Spanish Olympian, posted a 4:02.47 in the nal showing by 1.73 seconds and set a new Spanish national record. They are joined by a group of All-Americans, including former Gator Jemma Lowe (Great Britain), junior Elizabeth Beisel (USA), junior Hilda Luthersdottir (Iceland), freshman Sinead Russell (Canada) and sophomore Dan Wallace (Great Britain). All but Wallace are former Olympians. Although Beisels qualifying time for the 200-meter individual medley (2:11.16) was the fourth fastest, she a time of 2:11.69. She will compete again in the 400-meter individual medley on the last day of the meet. A mere 0.02 seconds separated enough for 9th. Lowe wasnt the only one to in 9th. However, she still has the 50-meter back on Wednesday and 200-meter back on Friday. the 100-meter breaststroke (1:09.75), nearly breaking her Icelandic national record by 0.27 seconds. She will swim next in the 200-meter breast on Thursday. Courtesy to the AlligatorRyan Lochte competes in a 400-meter individual medley during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on July 28, 2012. Lochte won silver in the 4x100 freestyle at the FINA World Championships on Sunday. Lochte wins silver at the FINA World Championships LANDON WATNICK Alligator Staff Writer Three days after landing his champ missed out on a fourstar talent. Sherrod Pittman, a 6-foot-1, 215-pound outside linebacker out of Jacksonville First Coast High verbally committed to South Carolina over Florida during a local television appearance on CBS47 and FOX30 at 6:20 p.m. on Monday. Pittman announced via his Twitter account (@ROLLINGHARD_9) on Sunday that he had narrowed down his choices to UF and South Carolina. ESPN ranks Pittman as the 162nd best player in the Class of 2015 and the 22nd best recruit in the state. According to MaxPreps. com, Pittman tallied 7.4 tackles per game during his sophomore campaign in 2012. He also forced three fumbles and recorded three sacks as the Buccaneers went 10-1. If Pittman chose Florida, he would have teamed up with former First Coast teammate and fellow linebacker Daniel McMillian, who will begin his year. Despite missing out on Pittman, UF received a commitment on Friday from four-star wide receiver DaVante Phillips after Floridas annual Friday Night Lights camp at ami native, is ranked 11th in the Class of 2015 by ESPN. The Gators currently have 12 verbal commits for the Class of 2014 and two for 2016. Contact Landon Watnick at lwatnick@alligator.org. Recruit chooses USC AS STEIN ON TV I grew up with baseball as the No. 1 sport in my house. My dad watched baseball. My mom watched baseball. My grandparents watched baseball. My entire family moved down to South Florida from New York and brought their love for baseball with them. But when I went to school, baseball was the third most popular sport at best. The Dolphins were always the most popular team, and the Heat got plenty of attention before LeBron took his talents to South Beach. It seemed like baseball was an afterthought to a lot of my classmates. The one exception came in 2003, when the Marlins made an improbable run to a World Series championship. I didnt hear the end of it. That lasted about two weeks. Ten years later, baseball needs something to revive its popularity in South Florida. The Marlins certainly arent doing it. I have come up with some steps Major League Baseball and the Marlins should do to try to bring baseball to the forefront. Step 1: Get rid of Jeff Loria. If youre any kind of step. Loria is inarguably the worst owner in baseball, and he is credited with making the Montreal Expos so unviable that the team needed to move to Washington, D.C. Loria escaped the Expos downfall and bought the Marlins and turned the franchise into a joke. He cheated Miami out of the money for a new stadium with the promise of a competitive team, then traded away nearly all of the teams established talent. fan base disillusioned. How can fans be expected to shell out their hard-earned money for a team with an owner who clearly doesnt care about the product If I was a Marlins fan, I dont think I could bring myself to take a step near Marlins Park as long as Loria owns the team. Step 2: Move the Marlins to the American League Eastern Division. Major League Baseball has few qualms about teams switching leagues. The Brewers did it in the 90s, and the Astros did it last year. Moving to the AL East could bring more fans to the stadium. South Florida is full of Northern transplants who still support their Yankees and Red Sox. Playing each of those teams would bring thousands Steps to revive Marlins popularity Pittman Adam Lichtensteintwitter: @alichtenstein24 TweetableSuck it Panama #Murica Karina Gutsche UF soccer player (@karinaguts)SEE ADAM, PAGE 15

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TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 15WHAT TO EXPECT Although you might not have known, the University of Florida has more sports to offer other than football. The Swamp may be the most iconic venue on campus, and the football team might be the most visible squad, but Florida has 16 other varsity teams most of which compete for championships annually. Some of the notable teams are: Mens basketball: The most visible team besides football, the mens basketball program has been one of the most successful Florida teams in the past decade. The mens basketball team is coached by Billy Donovan, who led the team to back-toback titles in 2006 and 2007. However, the Gators havent enjoyed the same level of success in the NCAA Tournament the past few years. After two appearances in the second-tier tournament, the NIT, the Gators made three deep tournament runs, only to fall in the Elite Eight each time. Last year, after beating Northwestern State, Minnesota and Cinderella-squad Florida Gulf Coast, Florida took a beating at the hands of Michigan, losing 79-59. The blowout was the last game for three Florida seniors Kenny Boynton, Erik Murphy and Mike Rosario. The three were the Gators top scorers. Now, Florida looks to reload with several returning players such as center Patric Young, point guard Kasey Hill. The mens basketball team plays its home games in the OConnell Center, also known as the O-Dome. Gymnastics: The Florida gymnastics team was arguably UFs best team last year. Coached by Rhonda Faehn, the gymnastics team went 15-2 last season and won the national title for Six gymnasts combined for 16 All-America honors, which tied a UF record. Freshman Bridget Sloan won an individual NCAA title in all around and beam. Junior Alaina Johnson took home the uneven bars individual championship. The gymnastics team draws large crowds at the OConnell Center, where it competes in the spring. Lacrosse: The womens lacrosse program is the newest at Florida. The lacrosse team has only played four seasons all under coach Amanda OLeary but it quickly became a top team. Lacrosse is the only team at UF that does not play in the Southeastern Conference. Only two SEC teams have a womens lacrosse team (Vanderbilt is the other), and both schools play in the American Lacrosse Conference, which also includes Johns Hopkins, Penn State and The lacrosse team made it within a goal of the national title game two seasons ago the programs third year of existence. Last season, the team fell short and was eliminated in the The lacrosse team plays in Donald R. Dizney Stadium, which is located on Hull Road. Soccer: The UF womens soccer team has also been very successful in its history, despite being relatively new. The program began in 1995 under Becky Burleigh, who still leads the team. Last year, the team went 19-5-1 while winning both the SEC regular season and tournament titles. However, the Gators fell in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Florida won the national title in 1998. That years team included the two most prominent alumni from the program Heather Mitts and Abby Wambach. The latter has scored more international goals than any other womens soccer player. The womens soccer team plays at James G. Pressly Stadium on Stadium Road next to McKethan Stadium. Softball: The softball team had an unexpectedly good season. Coach Tim Waltons East, but instead won the division, the regular season title and the tournament title en route College World Series. Florida lost in Oklahoma City, but has a strong chance to repeat or improve on its performance. The Gators lost only two players Gammel. Softball plays at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium on Hull Road, right across from Dizney Stadium. Track and Field: Both the mens and womful the last few years. The mens team won its second straight outdoor title. Coach Mike Holloway has picked up three national titles in the past two years two outdoor championships and one indoor championship. The track team competes at the Percy Beard Track that surrounds James G. Pressly Stadium. There are several other popular teams at UF. The baseball team routinely draws 3,000 or more fans and has been to the College World Series in three of the past four seasons. However, after losing several top players, the into the NCAA Tournament. So while you obsess over the football team, make sure to devote some time to smaller sports. The games are free for students, and theyre usually worth your time. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@ alligator.org. Not just a football school: Other Florida teams to watch Alligator File PhotoJunior Patric Young goes for a layup over Marquette forward Jamil Wilson at the OConnell Center on Nov. 29. Young headlines a group of 11 returning players. Adam Lichtensteintwitter: @alichtenstein24 Football: Finished 2012-13 with an 11-2 record but lost to Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl 33-23. Mens Basketball: Finished 201213 with a 29-8 regular season record. UF lost to Michigan in the Elite Eight 79-59. Baseball: Finished 2012-13 with a 29-30 record. UF lost to Valparaiso in the NCAA Bloomington Regional, 5-4. Womens Basketball: Finished 2012-13 with a 22-15 record. UF lost to Drexel 67-57 in the NIT Gymnastics: Finished 2012-13 with a 15-2 record and won the 2013 NCAA National Championship history. Cross Country: in the NCAA Championship. Mens Golf: Finished with four top25th in the NCAA Championships. Womens Golf: three events in 2012-13 and placed 17th in the NCAA Championships. Lacrosse: Finished 2012-13 with an 18-3 record but lost to Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament quarterSoccer: Finished 2012-13 with a 19-5-1 record. Florida lost to Notre Dame 2-0 in the NCAA Round of 16. Softball: Finished 2012-13 with a 58-9 record and lost to Texas 3-0 in Mens Swimming: Captured 13 victories in 2012-13 but placed sixth Womens Swimming: Captured 8 victories in 2012-13 but placed pionships. Mens Tennis: Finished 2012-13 with a 15-11 record. UF lost to Denver 4-3 in the NCAA First Round. Womens Tennis: Finished 2012-13 with a 26-3 record. UF lost Stanford 4-3 in the NCAA Track and Field: Finished 2012-13 with its second outdoor national championship. Volleyball: Finished 2012-13 with a 27-5 record but lost to Texas 3-0 in University of Florida Varsity TeamsMiami should move to AL East, stoke rivalry with Tampa BayMaybe some start supporting their hometown team, and some of their kids start rooting for the rative corner. Kids like rebelling against their parents, right? Also, moving to the AL East can help foster a real rivalry with Tampa Bay. The Marlins always played the Rays as part of the whole rivalry weekend thing MLB did during interleague play. The Yankees played the Mets, the Cubs played the White Sox those are real rivalries. Marlins-Rays never had any of that hype. But if the two teams played each other more than a dozen times per season and competed for a division title, a little enmity might develop. Step 3: Appeal to the suburbs. The Marlins have a much bigger market to exploit than just the Miami area. Broward County, Palm Beach County, Martin County and St. Lucie County have a total population of nearly 3.5 million people within two hours of Marlins Park. Ft. Myers and Naples are also about two hours away. If the Marlins gave these potential fans a reason to get in the car and drive, theres a huge number of people who are near enough to at least occasionally go to games. Miami tried to brand itself with a new color scheme and theme song (We are the Marlins! Go Fish!), and it didnt work. The Marlins need to appeal to as broad of an audience as possible without the tackiness they brought in a few years ago. If they follow some of these steps, then maybe Miami wont a stadium. Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@alligator.org. ADAM, from page 14

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16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013 AS STEIN ON TV Aaron Hernandez was an All-American in 2009. Regardless of what UF does with the brick it removed from outside the James W. Bill Heavener Complex on Thursday morning, Hernandez was an All-American that year. The idea of scrubbing players, wins and titles from history has always seemed a little absurd in fact, almost Orwellian to me. I still remember USC beating Oklahoma for the championship, and I recall a certain Penn State coach winning a lot of games, even if his statue is gone. But UF removing Hernandezs AllAmerican brick now is premature, and it shows what Hernandez and all players are once they leave: free advertising. crime is heinous. Its disgusting and should offend anyone with any human decency. If hes found guilty, lock him up and throw away the key. But he hasnt been found guilty, yet. So why remove the brick now? UF got rid of it because Hernandez makes them look bad. Florida wants everyone to forget he wore orange and blue for three years. SportsCenter can show him in a Patriots uniform now, and Im sure Bernie Machen, Jeremy Foley and Will Muschamp want it to stay that way. The University Athletic Association convicted Hernandez months before he will face trial. What harm would leaving the brick up cause? Hernandez isnt involved with Florida anymore. He doesnt coach or play in Gainesville. The Patriots releasing him is understandable its hard to place a player on the depth chart when hes in prison. But Hernandez had little to no involvement with UF. Florida got rid of the brick because it doesnt want to advertise that a possible murderer, who was coincidentally a great tight end, walked into The Swamp. Florida wants fans to remember Tim Tebow and those two titles in 2006 and 2008. And while youre basking in that nostalgia, just hand over your money. What was in that empty space? Dont worry about it. Heres your ticket. It wants recruits to think of Joe Haden, Carlos Dunlap and the Pounceys. If you come play for Florida, youre going to the NFL. Dont worry about that Hernandez guy. College football is a business, and UF is in it to make money. That shouldnt come as a surprise to anyone. Leaving Hernandezs name outside the stadium was bad business, so now its gone. But what if Hernandez is actually acquitted? He has a lot of money and can afford a strong defense. Maybe the jury will be made up of wicked diehard Pats fans. You never know. Without the evidence right in front of ted. If Hernandez is found not guilty, what happens to the brick? Does UF just put it back and say, Oops, my bad? But no matter what UF, the NCAA and the criminal justice system do to Hernandez, trying to pretend he was never here is ridiculous. If the UAA wants to scrub anything, they should take a gander at Hernandezs Gatorthere, such as current running backs coach Brian Whites 2009 quote: In 23 years of coaching, hes probably the smartest player Ive been around, Contact Adam Lichtenstein at alichtenstein@alligator.org. Hernandez brick removal a premature decision by Florida JAGUARS The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE Jason Babin raised his eyebrows in disbelief and then repeated the number just to make sure he heard it correctly. Twenty-four sacks a season? he asked. No. For real? Yep. The Jacksonville Jaguars have the most inept pass rush in the ing 120 sacks while changing players, coaches and schemes. Maybe new head coach/defensive guru Gus Bradley can turn things around. Players certainly have bought into Bradleys defensive design. They insist theres better talent and more depth at the tackle and end positions, and believe the aggressive, bump-and-run style at cornerback could disrupt timing between quarterbacks and receivers and possibly pay dividends. Were going to be able to cover, were going to be able to rush and were going to be able to stop the run, Babin said. Everyone always says those marquee things. But these guys are genuine. These guys are true. The players have bought into whatever it takes to succeed. The Jaguars have failed so many times in recent years to generate more pressure. They whiffed by drafting defensive ends Derrick Harvey and Quenrounds, respectively, in 2008. They got even less out of free agent Aaron Kampman, who signed a four-year contract worth $25 million in 2010 but never fully recovered from tearing ligaments in both knees. They used their top four draft picks on defensive linemen that same year, but none has panned out. They even brought in the Canadian Football Leagues Most Outstanding Defensive Player (John Chick) with the hope that he could in 19 games not bad for the Jaguars. Jacksonvilles 120 sacks over the the next closest team, Kansas City, and nearly 100 behind NFL leaders Pittsburgh (218) and Minnesota (218). Sure, sack totals can be overrated. But pressuring quarterbacks and making them uncomfortable in the pocket are key to defensive success in the NFL these days. Players and coaches point out all the moving parts in the process: stopping the run, pushing the pocket from the middle, covering receivers and getting help from the offense. The Jaguars struggled to do those last season, thus ranking 30th in the league in total defense. With an inability to cover receivers in one-on-one situations, Jacksonville played mostly zone defense in 2012, trying to get to opposing QBs with a four-man rush while playing a bend-but-dont-break defense. league-low 20 sacks, the third-lowest total in franchise history. Everybody wants to blame the edge rushers, defensive end Jeremy Mincey said. Thats a misconception. An edge rusher aint nothing without a pocket pusher. If the pockets not getting pressed and pushed and caved in, it dont matter if theres an edge rush or not. All the quarterback has to do is step up and make plays. Mincey has a point. After all, the Jaguars dumped defensive tackles Terrance Knighton and C.J. Mosley, and moved former top-10 pick Tyson Alualu to defensive end. They signed Roy Miller and SenDerrick Marks in free agency and claimed Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love off waivers from New England. If those guys can create more middle push, it could help the ends. Still, the Jaguars are counting on Alualu to make strides in his new position, Mincey to be more consistent, 33-year-old Babin to return to his old form (18 sacks in 2011) and second-year pro Andre Branch to opment. If they cant get it done, the Jaguars probably will be right where down in sacks and still searching for a solution. There may be times where weve got to get creative if we dont feel it to the level that we want, Bradley said. I think thats on us as coaches to make sure we utilize our best rushers. Jacksonville looking to improve pass rush as season nears Adam Lichtensteintwitter: @alichtenstein24 Were going to be able to cover, were going to be able to rush and were going to be able to stop the run.Jason BabinJaguars defensive lineman