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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 Overcongestion causing collisions at major intersectionConstruction could make it worse, pg 9. Student Government to teach budget process The activity and service fee budget is nearly $19 million, pg 3. Supplement looks to replace illegal study aid drugs Many believe the use of stimulants is a problem, pg 8. Jaylen Watkins will replace Marcus Maye as one of UFs starting safeties against Tennessee. Read the story on page 15. 91 /71 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13VOLUME 108 ISSUE 19 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 Kristi Camara / Alligator StaffChasing CarsSanta Fe College student and GameStop employee Rebecca Harvey, 20, directs a game of Red Light, Green Light on Monday for people waiting for the Grand Theft Auto V midnight release. KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgA city attorney was arrested this weekend after he broke into a womans home while he was naked. Gainesville Police arrested Ronald Combs, a senior assistant attorney for the City of Gainesville, early Sunday on charges of burglary, resisting loitering/prowling, according to a GPD arrest report. responded to a home located in the 500 block of Northeast Eighth Avenue after the caller, Marilyn Aileen Wall, told police she awoke to a noise and saw a tall, naked black man standing in her bedroom. The man ran away as soon as he realized she was awake, according to the report. Wall, who said she thought she may have been dreaming, went to check the back door of her home, which she remembered closing before bed. The door was open, according to the report. She went back to bed, but soon heard more noises coming from the backyard that sounded like acorns cracking on the deck. Officers responded and began checking the area, according to the report. After a few minutes of searching, an ning through backyards across the street, wearing nothing but tennis shoes and a skull cap. to stop several times, but instead, he kept running through yards, according to the report. Police used a Taser to stop him. City spokesman Bob aware of the incident and are still in the fact-gathering process. They will decide what to do after they have more information. Theyll take appropriate action as the facts may indicate, Woods said. into the Alachua County Jail at about 7 a.m., where he remained Monday evening with a $15,000 bond.City attorney arrested after naked break-inLIFESTYLE JENNIFER LEGGETTAlligator Contributing WriterHispanic Heritage Month began Sunday with a landmark. For the high school graduates are enrolled in college than that of white graduates, according to the Pew Research Center. Using U.S. Census Bureau data, the center reported 49 percent of young Hispanic high school graduates were enrolled in college in 2012 compared to 47 percent of white non-Hispanic graduates. Despite a drop in overall college enrollment in 2012, the number of Hispanic students in college continued to rise. UF seems to be following the trend, with a steady increase of Hispanic and Latino students over the past 10 years. The enrollment of Hispanic and Latino students at UF for 20122013 was 17.36 percent, according to Olivia Garcia, the director of the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. Garcia said this number has increased from about 14 to 16 percent in previous years. I think there is a lot of selfselection bias, she said. The term Hispanic is somewhat broad in general. Garcia said she thinks more Hispanic students are seeking higher education. She said both population growth and a change in the attitude of Hispanic and Latino cultures are Hispanic college enrollment on the rise SEAN STEWART-MUNIZ Alligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgPlans for a new UF presidents house are in the works after a $3.5 million donation to the project. The new house will be named the Dasburg Presidents House, in honor of UF alumni and donors John and Mary Lou Dasburg, and it will be built on Village Drive. The two-story house is planned to span approximately 5,000 to 6,000 square cient technology, according to a news release. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said the idea to build a new presidents house was in its infancy until the Dasburgs donation. More than half of the required funds are now covered, but the search for the remaining money is still on. He said all the money for the project will come from private supThe house itself is still in its conceptual stage. We dont even have renderings yet, he said. But theyre on the drawing board. According to the release, the old presidents house will undergo renovations and act as an event venue for the university. UF President Bernie Machen has not lived in the presidents house since 2006. At a Board of Trustees meeting earlier this year, governance committee members said the houses inside was dated and didnt provide much privacy.Donation starts plans for 5,000-square-foot UF presidents houseCurrent one would be events center We dont even have renderings yet. But theyre on the drawing board. Steve OrlandoUF spokesmanGarcia SEE ENROLLMENT, PAGE 4Combs

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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 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 89/69 PARTLY CLOUDY 89/66 THUNDERSTORMS 87/68 THUNDERSTORMS 88/69 THUNDERSTORMS 91/71 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 19 Sukkah event at UF Hillel Dont miss a chance to commemorate the sheltering of Israelites underneath the handmade Sukkah with friends and some free food. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, come to Hillels hut for free kosher pizza, salad and dessert. Hillel will host a candy-making event, and Rabbi Swedroe will lead an open-style discussion about the holiday. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to sshavell@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. WHATS HAPPENING?Fall fundraiser social Arabic Cultural Association Join the association for its first fundraiser social of the year at Gyro Plus today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come out and enjoy a delicious halal Middle-Eastern dinner while helping raise money for ACA and socializing with friends. Mentor/mentee pairs will be announced then, so make sure not to miss out. Birthright event at UF Hillel For anyone who has been on Birthright in the past, or wants to go on Birthright this year, then come to the Hillel tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Students who have already been will share stories and memories about Israel with prospective students. Free falafel will be provided for all and there will be staff to help register interested applicants. For more information, contact Avia Gridi at ufisrael@ufhillel.org. CHISPAS second general body meeting of the Fall semester The meeting will take place today at 7 p.m. at the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. Come engage in an interactive skit about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and its Campaign for Fair Food. Toastmasters Speech Contest Talking Gators Toastmasters Club Humorous and Evaluation Speech Contest is today at 5:45 p.m. in the Entomology Building, Room 1031, 970 Natural Area Drive. The contest is open to the public. The membership drive is now through October. For each member who renews her or his membership and for each new person who joins, the club will donate a nonperishable food item to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank in time for Thanksgiving. Dues renewal is Oct. 1. For more information, go to www.talkinggators.toastmastersclubs.org. Talking Gators is on Facebook. TNCHZ Check out the dance house this week and try all kinds of Eastern European folk and modern dances. Anna Boldog and Istvn Csiki are visiting the Center for European Studies from Hungary. Come to Dauer, Room 215, from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and Thursday this week and next week to join them. Its free and open to all. Resident assistant information sessions Come out to an RA information session this week. RAs serve as advisers to residents, build a community for their residents, enforce policies and regulations, exercise good judgment in crisis situations and plan programs. Learn about the RA position and selection process at one of these sessions. Information sessions are being held at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Graham Area Gallery and at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Broward Hall Library. Visit www.housing.ufl.edu for a complete list of dates, times and locations. UFs national security merit society Chi Sigma IO, UFs national security merit society, will host an event on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Two representatives from U.S. Special Operations Command will visit and share their perspectives on national security, DOD, the Intelligence Community and their roles at USSOCOM. A Q&A session will follow. Location is CSE 404. Rape in the Fields Rape in the Fields, a documentary about sexual exploitation of women farmworkers, will be screened 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Pugh Hall, Room 170. Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will be present at the screening and will be able to engage the audience in dialogue about the Campaign for Fair Food and what they can do to help. Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 9/30/13 LIFESTYLE ELIZABETH BROWNAlligator Contributing WriterAlex Payne said he stood shocked and upset when he saw a hardly eaten burger being thrown away at the Fresh Food Company. The 19-year-old industrial and systems engineering freshman said thats not the only time he has seen large amounts of food go to waste at dining halls. But the issue stretches far beyond UFs campus. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a study last week reporting that one-third of the worlds food goes to waste. According to the study, food waste takes a toll on the economy, with annual losses of $750 billion. Jeffrey Brecht, a UF horticultural sciences professor, said portion sizes contribute to food waste, and restaurants serve more food to consumers because of competition with other businesses, particularly in the U.S. We have such abundant food, he said. We can afford to throw it away. He said people should be given smaller portions but told they can have more, and students should buy less food but shop more frequently to avoid waste. People need to plan better, he said. Buy just what you need. The study found food waste not only hurts the economy, but it also has detrimental effects on the environment. Wasted food is the third-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. But some familiar eating spots are taking action. Caitanya Long, vice president at the Krishna House, said the group does not waste any food. She said leftover food is donated to organizations such as the St. Francis House and the Salvation Army, and some food goes to feed animals. Were reducing waste from the start to the end, she said. Payne said though hes not immune to letting bits of food go to the trash, he does make an effort to avoid throwing it away. on my plate, he said.Study: One-third of food is wasted Buy just what you need.Jeffrey Brechthorticultural sciences professor ITS FROM 5 TO 6 P.M. IN THE REITZ GRAND BALLROOM. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator Staff Writercwright@alligator.orgStudent Government has found a way to make its multimillion dollar budget more digestible to students. Senate Budget and Appropriations Chairman Joseph Michaels founded E-nitiative, a three-step plan aiming to educate, elevate and empower students in the budgeting process. within E-nitiative is Speed Budgeting, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Reitz Union from 5 to 6 p.m. today. The meeting will include how to create a budget disk to get on the SG and understand the 5 percent cut to the Michaels also created SG brochures and a cartoon presentation for easier understanding. This year, SG banked an activity and service fee budget of $18,992,000. That money stems from the activity and service fee, which is $17.35, for every enrolled credit hour. This money is divided among recreational sports, student activities and involvement, the Reitz Union and SG for allocation to student organizations. Student Body Treasurer Jayce Victor saw an opportunity in collaborating with Michaels. As part of his platform when he campaigned in Spring, Victor worked to hold town hall meetings for student groups to increase transparency. Part of holding myself accountable is knowing where the money is going, he said. On Sunday, the second town hall meeting, the Student Government Forum, will be held in the Rion Ballroom from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Students will be able to voice their concerns and offer feedback to SG. Student Body President Christina Bonarrigo and Senate President Lauren Verno will lead the forum.SG to teach budget process

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BILLY JEAN LOUIS Alligator Contributing WriterFlorida teachers dont get paid well, said former congresswoman Pat Schroeder. Some even qualify for food stamps. A woman who once ran for president and spent 24 years as a U.S. representative for Colorado, Schroeder spoke to about 200 people on Monday at the Buddy & Anne MacKay Auditorium. She said the federal government does not contribute enough money to education it spends 6 percent of its money on education in each state. This is critical in our society, she said. Schroeder, a Democrat, spent 14 years as a U.S. representative, according to Politico. She considered running for president in 1987, but withdrew from the campaign because of a lack of funds and returned to the House of Representatives for another decade, according to a biography by Joan A. Lowy. When asked how she would handle Floridas educational programs if she were president, she said she would create more high-tech jobs. Despite politics being a mess, Schroeder said young adults can make a change. Young adults have to pay attention to local, state and federal elections, her husband James said. If there is an issue in their community, he encouraged them to act and call their state representatives instead of doing nothing. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013Kan Li / Alligator StaffFormer U.S. Representative Patricia Schroeder speaks to about 200 people at the Buddy & Anne MacKay Auditorium on Monday evening. CAMPUSFormer congresswoman speaks about budget ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgThe Student Government Productions music and entertainment board announced Friday that its ing headliner OneRepublic and opener TeamMate, will take place Oct. 10 at the Stephen C. OConnell Center. This concert is a part of the truthLIVE concert tour, said Daniel Levin, a 21-year-old UF industrial and systems engineering senior and SGP chairman. They approached us in April because they heard about how big of a presence SGP has at UF, Levin said. UF was chosen out of only a handful of schools. SGP is sponsoring about $40,000 of the concert; the rest is covered by truthLIVE, Levin said. TruthLIVE is a concert tour sponsored by the anti-smoking campaign the truth. Tickets will be available for students with their Gator 1 Cards on Oct. 1 at the OConnell Center from noon to 5 p.m., said Levin. He expects about 8,000 students to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and opener TeamMate will play at 7:30 p.m. Nick Kaufman, a 20-year-old news at the OneRepublic concert in Orlando this summer when the lead singer announced possible plans for a UF show. All of my friends and I were yelling and screaming, he said. We were so excited. Since then, Kaufman said he has been anxiously checking online for information about the show. line for those free tickets, he said. OneRepublic coming to UF Oct. 10 as part of anti-smoking tour LAWRENCE CHANAlligator Contributing WriterSummer 2013 was the coolest since 2009, according to the National Climatic Data Center August 2013 Climate Report. The average temperature in the U.S. from June to August was 72.6 degrees Fahrenheit, making it the mildest summer in the past four years, according to the data. Florida bucked the national cooldown trend in 2013, surpassing last summers average temperature by 0.3 degrees. This years 81.2 degrees Fahrenheit was still cooler than summer 2010 and 2011, which hold the record for the hottest Florida summers since 1998. Jeff Huffman, WRUF-TV Meteorologist, wrote in an email that the summer 2013 temperature in Gainesville was one degree cooler than Gainesvilles average summer temperature over the past 30 years. Huffman said the cooler temperature can be attributed to Gainesvilles above-average rainfall. July 2013 was Gainesvilles rainiest ever. Florida had a total of 29.95 total inches of rain this summer. On a national level, the weather is cooler due to a blocking pattern in the north Atlantic, Huffman said. It forces the jet stream, a river of air that steers weather systems, unusually far to the south. Without the jet stream to protect it, cold fronts can surge deep into the U.S. for much of the summer season, Huffman said. Huffman said the cooler summer is unlikely to foreshadow cooler weather in fall or winter. Weather patterns, such as what caused the cooler summer in the Eastern U.S., are always longer time period. Alize Trinquet, a 20-year-old UF criminology and anthropology junior, said she had no idea it was even cooler outside. The summer felt just as hot and miserable as ever, she said.US has cool summer, but Florida still hot SHE WAS LATER RELEASED FROM JAIL. KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterA Newberry woman was arrested early Monday after she chased her boyfriend and his ex-girlfriend to a gas station and threw food items at them. Marqusia Antwanette Ross, 23, was arguing with Demeatrice Desean Holmes, her boyfriend of two years, because he wanted to leave the house to go play cards, according to an door of the house, and she smashed a couple of the windows. Holmes called his ex-girlfriend Destiny Carter to come pick him up, and the two left in a gray Nissan, according to the report. Ross got into her green Honda and started driving after them, and she brought her two children along. She pursued the Nissan from the La Crosse area through Alachua and onto I-75 South, according to the report. Holmes and Carter stopped off at the Kangaroo gas station, located at 9303 NW 39th Ave., to call police. When Ross chased them inside on foot carrying one of her children, they ran behind the Subway sandwich counter, according to the report. Ross grabbed bags of chips and a metal can opener and threw them at Holmes and Carter, according to the report. Holmes then went outside the store, and Ross followed, throwing a plastic bottle full of soda at him. Deputies arrested her on charges of child abuse without great harm and assault with intent to commit a felony. She was taken to the Alachua County Jail, and she was later released.Newberry woman throws chips at boyfriendTeamMate will be openerA smaller percentage of Hispanic students are earning degreesreasons for the increase. Even though the number of Hispanic students at UF has increased, Garcia said it still isnt enough. Its not completely representational when we look at the state population, she said. Although more Hispanic students are entering college, a smaller percentage is actually earning bachelors degrees compared to white students, according to Pew Research Center. Solansh Hernandez, a 20-year-old business and psychology junior, has seen Hispanic students and her own family struggle to get through college. I have a couple of family members who couldnt keep up with the material because they couldnt fully understand English, she said. Hernandez herself has dealt with language barriers and discrimination based on her accent. Born in Cuba, she moved to the United States as a child to get a better education. But Hernandez still feels like a minority at a predominantly white Hispanic-Latino Cultures has been a key to her success at UF. Its been a home away from home for me, she said. Despite increased resources for and enrollment of Hispanic students, the work isnt done for Garcia and other advocates. Theres always room for improvement, she said. We can always do more. ENROLLMENT, from page 1NA TIONALR oss I will probably be the tickets.Nick Kaufman

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KRISHNA HOUSE PAID FIVE NON-MEMBERS TO WASH PLATES. NIKO PIFFERETTIAlligator Contributing WriterReusable metal or plastic utensils can be a cheaper alternative to disposable ones, in theory. But Krishna House learned that it wasnt the case when it introduced metal dishes and utensils to Krishna Lunch. It now serves its vegan meals only on paper plates. Responding to rising food pricculated that metal plates would be cheaper than paper plates, all else being equal, said Caitanya Long, a Hare Krishna devotee. All else was not equal, however. The amount of money we had to pay people to clean the thousand plates was way over budget, said Long, who has been serving Krishna Lunch on the PlaThe 30 devotees who live in Krishna House at 214 NW 14th St. prepare, serve and clean up after Krishna Lunch in exchange for living in the house, Long said. This year, about 75 percent of the live-in devotees are students busy with studying, which cuts down on the houses dishwashing manpower. To get the metal plates clean in time for the next days lunch service, Krishna House had to pay Krishna House had also negotiated a discount on trash collection fees with UF administration, expected, Long said. It wasnt a personal thing, she said of UFs offer. UF loves us. The present administration is very favorable and have gone out of their way to make a really nice Long said they thought using metal plates would be cheaper in the long run, but some ended up in the trash rather than the dishwasher. meals before the lunch ended at 1:30 p.m. would throw the plates in the trash or walk away with them, Long said. Replacing lost dishes, cups and cutlery might cost more than theyre worth, Marie Urmano, 19, said. It seems like sustainability and the economy are always at odds, the UF digital arts and sciences freshman said. Not so, said Leslie Paul Thiele, director of sustainability studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Sustainability is said to be built on a three-legged stool, he said. One is environmental health, one is social welfare and one is economic viability. For something to be sustainable, it has to be economically viable. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5 Nathalie Dortonne / AlligatorInternational studies freshman Kelly Collin, 18, and environmental science freshman Avalon Hoek Spaans, 18, eat Krishna Lunch on paper plates Wednesday. Krishna switched from reusable plates to paper ones. Krishna Lunch switches back to paper plates to save moneyCAMPUS ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgLast week, Floridas Board of Governors approved a $25 million bond package request for a disability-friendly residence hall. The request for the bond package was previously given the go-ahead from UFs Board of Trustees. All that remains is the decision will be announced in October. In addition to the bonds, the hall rent, Sharon Blansett, assistant to the associate vice president for student affairs, wrote in an email. The residence hall is set to be built by Fall 2015, she said. There are already more than 70 residence hall spaces in campus housing that are in compliance with American with Disabilities The new hall will have 255 of these spaces can be converted to support students with higher levels of mobility needs. Alex Amaro, a 22-year-old UF economics junior, thinks the idea of a disability-friendly dorm is great. I think its progressive, he said. Theyre opening doors for all kinds of students, and I think thats a good idea.Disability-friendly housing by Fall 2015 >> Number of student bed spaces: 255 >> Groundbreaking: January 2014 >> Opens: August 2015 >> Projected Cost: $25 million >> General Design Features: 68,000 square feet, 24-hour help desk, live-in professional and graduate staffers. >> Accommodations: 8-foot-wide hallways for wheelchairs, >> Will Increase revenue by: $1,708,098 >> Cost per square foot: $325

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 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.UF needs to educate students on consentTo be clear, a number of resources are available to victims of sexual assault at UF. According to the University of Florida Policy on Sexual Assault, victims are encouraged to report to the University Police Departments Special Investigation Unit, the Gainesville Police or the Alachua County trained to assist victims. spect and fairness. The UF Counseling & Wellness Center offers able to students at no cost. While its commendable both UF and Alachua County offer victim services, current campus-rape statistics and the stories of gest a need for a more proactive approach to stopping rape. Its self-defense courses, especially since the National Institute of According to Psychology Today, college rapists are not strangers in the night, as the most common rape myth stipulates. One study on personality traits of college rapists revealed their behavior and often arent caught. rape. The most commonly suggested proactive approach to ending rape culture is implementing consent education. sexual assault on and around campus. charity in the United Kingdom, told The Guardian that society much more complex than that, says Holder. I dont think many young people are offered the opportunity to explore all of the factors involved in giving consent: peer pressure, alcohol and 42 TOTAL VOTES32% YES 68% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgMondays question: Will you download Chipotles game app? Todays question: Do you like OneRepublic?Dating? Nah, man, were just talkingThe college-dating scene seems to be a culture of understanding our relationships. Try drafting one text to the change, they believe technology could be the culprit. make a real emotional investment. The disconnect introin feeling. Dating no longer means dinner and a movie. Instead, its a cycle of Facebook messages, texts and Snapchat exchanges that require multiple friends to decode. What and seemingly permanent change in dating culture. Times. lexicon of our age group consists of irritating phrases like of people every day. a little more special. The advent of texting, Facebook messaging and the has been added to the mix. Bless changes, but damn it for adding People can openly and unabashbut enter an interesting human being and suddenly the the No. 1 sign of coolness, has instead become a liability to that coolness. A study commissioned by eHarmony reports that since 1995, typical venues for meeting others in person person on a regular basis. the family farm. Instead of shrugging off our attractions Dating customs, like chivalry, change over time like any other social construct. While chivalry may be dead, it should be our common goal not to let sincerity of emotion Katie McPherson is a UF English junior. Her column runs on Tuesdays. Julia Glum EDITOR Matthew Riva Samantha Shavell MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Katie McPhersonopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7On Sept. 17, 1787 the Constitution of the United States was signed by 38 delegates during the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. This document outlined how the new country would form its federal government after the Articles of the Confederation failed. The framers set up the Constitution so that each branch would have its own functions and its own power. Through checks and balances, the branches engage in citizen. As the country changes, the Constitution also changes. The framers knew that the law of the land must change with the country. many Americans have fought for. The original intention of the document still remains the same the government must protect the rights of the people. The framers believed our rights came from God, and our freedom comes from the Constitution. More than 200 years later, our country still stands. It has endured two world wars, a crippling civil war and countless events that tested the will and resolve of the American people. I am of the belief that America is an exceptional country. Yes, we have the strongest military and the most powerful economy but that is not what makes this country special. Freedom is what makes this country great. It is far too easy as a nation to get on our high horse and look down our noses at other countries and cultures. There is no doubt our country is the strongest power in the world, but that does not mean we are an invincible nation. We must not take our rights and liberty for granted. The words of Thomas Jefferson still ring true today: The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. The things we take for granted continue to be paid with On Constitution Day, it is important to remember the members of our armed forces who have taken the pledge to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. That is one of the reasons why we should not take our liberty lightly. The countrys power comes from its propensity and capacity to change. It is unbelievable to think how different we are as a nation now from 200 years ago. In the past, we fought for independence, civil rights and the other problems gripping our nation. We still have more problems to solve, but we know that we have the ability to solve them together. Our country is the most diverse and stable democracy in the world. For that reason we should be proud. Our freedoms and constitutionally granted powers enthe battle for freedoms can be won. We are a special group of people, and we participate in this grand democratic experiment. Despite the fact that our ancestors came from different and diverse faraway countries, we still collectively call ourselves Americans. This bond inspires hope. In times of trouble we come together as a nation. In times of great distress the Challenger disaster, the Oklahoma City bombings and 9/11, to name a few our exceptionalism shines. People of different faiths, creeds and colors always come together and make sure that the country becomes stronger than ever. On this day, it is important to realize how fortunate we are to live in a country where we have inalienable rights and freedom. Despite all the problems we have yet to face, I believe we are still A City upon a Hill. I am still and forever will be proud to call myself an American. The Constitution makes our country strong. Our freedom makes us exceptional. We make the world hope. Michael Beato is a UF economics sophomore. His column runs on Tuesdays.On Constitution Day, we must remember that America is still pretty exceptionalColumn Voice your opinion with the Swamp PartyAfter a rigorous three-day selection process, Swamp Party is proud to present a full slate of 50 Senate candidates after a record-breaking number of students interviewed to become student representatives. Among the 674 students that interviewed to become candidates, 82 percent chose to interview with the Swamp Party. With a record turnout of more than 550 interviewees, the party had an 11 percent candidate acceptance rate, ensuring that the party put diverse group of student representatives possible. day of platform generation yesterday as well. As a party that directly generates a platform for the students by the students, Swamp Party spent the day in Turlington and the Reitz Union asking students what they want their representatives to accomplish in the following year. there again! We encourage you to voice your Thank you for your continued support and Go Gators! Vivan Ngyuen Swamp Party President Joseph Michaels SpokesmanSpecial thanks to UFs Indian Students AssociationI am a 2005 graduate of UF and a proud Gator. As a former member of the Student Sensociation, an honors ambassador and a member of Savant UF, I recall organizing and participating in many activities on and off campus to raise awareness of issues we believed needed attention. Today, Im pleased to see how UF student organizations continue to contribute to solve issues of importance. commitment of the UF ISA Organization to solve an issue, which I believe deserves public recognition. They pledged to increase the number of potential bone marrow donors of Indian for me because my uncle, Himanshu, was recently diagnosed with a condition that requires a bone marrow transplant. Among the approximately 3.1 million people of Indian descent living in the U.S., his potential donor would have to be between the ages of 18 and 44, in good health and be compatible with his marrow type. Unfortunately, the discouragingly low numbers of South Asians registered as potential doThe admirable efforts of Riffat Bhimani and Neha Swaroop, president and external affairs vice president of ISA, along with Mauricio Murillo of the Icla da Silva Foundation, led to eral body meeting of the fall term. Their efforts and leadership resulted in registering more than 75 donors! This is one of the most successful donation drives sponsored on behalf of my uncle, and my family couldnt be more grateful and honored by not only the students willingness to help organize the event, but also by their eagerness to register with the touches so many families. It is truly a humbling feeling. While I havent been able to come back to Gainesville as often as I would like, Im pleased to see that our students remain exceptional. Go Gators! Neel Patel UF alumnusLetters to the Editor Michael Beatoopinions@alligator.org

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RATES DROPPED BY 40 PERCENT. KRISTAN WIGGINSAlligator Staff Writerkwiggins@alligator.orgRemarriages are down, and shacking up could go up across the U.S. A recent analysis of federal data conducted by the National Center For Family & Marriage Research showed that between 1990 and 2011, remarriage rates dropped by 40 percent. Remarriage by divorced or widowed people now occurs at a rate of about 2.9 percent, down from 5 percent. This change could be due to couples feeling less pressure to marry, said UF sociology professor Tanya Korepeckyj-Cox. She said the data shift shows how the country has changed in terms of values and stigmas. There are more options for people, so its become easier and more straightforward for people to live on their own, she said. So, there isnt a pressure to get remarried. And depending on their prior experience, they may be hesitant to get into another marriage. Younger age groups had the most dramatic change, with the rate dropping about 54 percent in the last two decades. For divorced or widowed people who have found a new partner, Korepeckyj-Cox said many may be choosing to take the commitment just as far as living together. In the past, this wasnt the case with a more religious culture deeming cohabitation as living in sin. Not only is it not a stigma, but its become pretty widely accepted that people can live with a partner without getting married, she said. Korepeckyj-Cox said living together is usually a step toward marriage, though for a small group, it will be the only step toward lifelong commitment. For Kyle Smierciak, a 28-yearold Santa Fe accounting sophothe choice to move in together was a no-brainer. works best for both of you so you both feel comfortable, he said. When youre married, theres no getting out unless you go through divorce. Involving children can complicate the marriage situation, said Korepeckyj-Cox. Danielle Boykin, a married 20-year-old Santa Fe psychology sophomore, agreed. She and Smierciak said their by their parents relationships. I didnt want to get married multiple times, Boykin said, So I feel like I considered it very heavily. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 Megan Reeves / AlligatorUF journalism alumnus Cody Jones, 25, holds hands with his wife, Lacey, a 23-year-old UF public relations alumna. A recent study suggests remarriage rates are declining as couples choose to live together. VALERIE CRUMAlligator Contributing WriterA new supplement set to hit college campuses is being marketed as a legal replacement for illegal prescription drug use. Described as a brain supplement, Cerebral Success advertises six hours of naturally enhanced cognitive function an alternative to the prescription stimulants students often take in an attempt to study. Cerebral Success gives you focus and energy, but in addition, it gives you heightened the form of Omega-3 DHA and antioxidants, said CEO Trevor Hiltbrand. In a recent survey conducted by UF and Washington University in St. Louis, two-thirds of people surveyed reported they believed the use of prescription stimulants is a moderate-tolarge problem among young adults. The report found nearly 12 percent of the surveyed group had diverted medication either by supplying others with stimulants or by taking someone elses medications. UF epidemiology Ph.D. student Sonam Lasopa co-authored the study. These drugs are to be used under supervision of a medical professional and are intended for use in those with [attention] problems, Lasopa wrote in an email. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the unauthorized use of prescription stimulants including Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta can lead to an increase in blood pressure and heart rate as well as a decrease in sleep and appetite. Repeated use can lead to cardiovascular concerns and addiction. But 19-year-old UF public relations sophomore Josh Ferrari understands the lingering attraction to stimulants. Students put a lot on the line to have a successful run in college, so I dont doubt that a lot of people use them to help them focus, Ferrari said. If there was a legal alternative, I would probably want to try it. Hiltbrand, who graduated from Brigham Young University in 2011, began developing the alternative supplement for himself while in college. I always struggled to focus on studying, so I started trying to mix different natural supplements. People started to notice and would come knocking on my door asking for some, Hiltbrand said. That was when I knew I had a product. Hiltbrand recently began raising funds through Indiegogo to take the product, which can now be found online, to physical east-coast university towns. The amount of money raised will determine how soon UF students see Cerebral Success in stores near campus. Hiltbrand also recommends that when taking his product, students stay hydrated and maintain recommended levels of nutrients.Supplement looks to replace illegal study aid drugsLIFESTYLERemarriage rates down nationally

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HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgCar collision rates are increasing at Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 34th Street, and although some residents Avenue remained green for too long, resulting in cars on Northwest 34th Street running still adjusted the detector to ensure all cars man said the accidents are due to over-congestion in the area, and changing the length than the intersection can handle, theres not in the county and is motivated to remedy viding emergency medical services as a reshould come up with a different solution to ment shop at the location, she has seen at least one serious collision a month at the patterns could help, widening the roads and doing other construction could possiALLIGATOR, 9Ryan D. Jones / AlligatorThe intersection at Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 34th Street experiences Over-congestion causing collisions at major intersectionConstruction could make it worse ALEXANDRA HERSHORNAlligator Contributing Writer tution today from noon to can share a reading of the Our founding docufor everyone to read, which isnt the case in many counConstitutions on campus, Constitution is a national event, and all schools that receive federal funding are tution reading on the Plaza Service will record a video ham Centers assistant in citizenship, plans to meanrandom students questions idea came from a spin-off of Jay Lenos late-night seggovernment, we dont really have a hunch that the maThe importance of this the Constitution matters and why the day is meaningful, Students can earn $5 question they answer correctly, and they can earn up Levin College of Law will hold a simultaneous reading Advocacy Center, according UF to celebrate the ConstitutionLIFESTYLE SARAH LAPPAlligator Contributing Writer The 1989 classic was re-released as Playing nautical games, competparticipating in a group singalong on the Apple product provide interaction specialist, said customers may accept the concept if they come in expecting A movie theater, in a general sense, where people are informed of technolhistory junior, said he would never text or a call and their screen lights up ity to enjoy movies the way my genthat we have, and the summer windDisney classics team up with iPad ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgThe home of never-ending soup and salad is aiming plates with dinner as a way to explore and share new Some of the new dishes include parmesan-roasted Olive Garden tailoring menu for millenials I think that with the multiplexes that we have, and the summer winding down, theaters are looking for any opportunity they can to bring in customers.UFs social media specialist We believe Tastes of Italy small plates will create new dining occasions and reach new guests.media relations

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds 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 12-4-71-1 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 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! 1BR APT $395/moSmall pet ok. Call 352-372-1201 or 352-2133901 12-4-13-71-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dry er included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 12-4-13-71-2 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 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. 12-4-1371-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 12-4-13-71-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! A true 1/1 close but far enough away from the ruckus of the student ghetto. No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 9-30-13-28-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $700. Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-Fgl, Sat. 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 12-4-13-71-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-30-13-85-2 AVAILABLE NOW WALK TO UF 1BRs Starting at $450 Parking available. Pets allowed. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-4-13-71-2 REDUCED! AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY WON'T LAST! 3 large bedrooms in spacious home. Perfect for grad students. 5 mins to UF. wood flrs, Laundry facilities. $475/mo share utilities. Call NOW! 850-420-2122 9-30-13-29-2 705 NW 10th Avenue 3BR + den/1BA + vanity Beautiful, spacious home with front/back porch, Short bike to UF, good neighborhood, A/C, W/D, NS, NPets, $1,200/month+utilities Call (352) 275-1259 10-3-13-30-2 Campus Edge 1 Bedroom Top Floor. Pool Fitness Room, w/d, a/c, d/w, micro,stainless steel appliances, new carpeting. No smoking no pets. Quiet Apt! Available now. $750 904210-5888 9-30-13-27-2 2BR1BA cent A/C mobile home on shady lot on busline. Laundry room, No pets. From $375 $450/mo. Incl water. 1st 1/2 month free rent. 4546 NW 13th St. 376-5887 9-3022-2 4/4 BATH CONDO ON BUS LINE TO UF avail NOW. University Terrace Condos. Tile throughout. W/D hookups in unit. Total rent is $800 per month. Call 514-4915 9-1813-10-2 2x2.5 Luxurious condo located in Grantwood. Gated community. 5 minutes away from campus. Access to bus routes 5, 9, & 35 the best bus routes to campus. Condo is 1300 sq. ft., central a/c, w/d included, granite countertops. Call 954-699-3665 for more information. 9-30-13-17-2 8 BLOCKS TO UFLarge 2BR apt. W/D, Island kitchen. Lots of parking. $675/mo Call 339-4862 10-31-1337-2 1BR/1BA Quiet neighborhood. 1103 NW 4th St. Apt C upstairs. $500/mo. Pets ok. Close to UF, bike/bus. Call 352-359-1644, 352-332-8581 10-7-13-15-2 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! REDUCED! AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY WON'T LAST! 3 large bedrooms in spacious home. Perfect for grad students. 5 mins to UF. wood flrs, Laundry facilities. $475/mo share utilities. Call NOW! 850-420-2122 9-30-13-29-4 NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 12-4-71-5 BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-4-13-71-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-4-13-71-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-4-13-71-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 12-4-71-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 12-4-71-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-4-13-71-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-4-13-62-7 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 12-4-13-71-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy or Sell!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 12-4-13-71-10 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. 12-4-13-71-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 12-4-13-71-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-4-13-71-11 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 12-413-71-11 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATOR 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 12-4-13-71-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-4-13-71-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 124-13-71-11 WWW.SWAMPCYCLES.COM Scooters & Motorcycles Sales & Service Quality, Experienced, Certified Technicians. Close to Campus, Lowest Prices. 633 NW 13th St. 352-373-8823 12-4-71-11 12-4-13-71-11 STREITS MOTORSPORTS Honda Yamaha Suzuki Triumph 4820 NW 13th St 376-2637 Factory Trained/Certified Techs www.streits.com 12-4-13-71-11 ccmotorcycletraining.com 2 days $150 weekdays or weekends G-ville/Starke 352-331-0131 train on motorcycles or scooters State certified Co & Trainers 10-2-13-3011 RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM Gville's Japanese cycle specialists since 1998. Guaranteed work, best labor rates ($60/hr) Service-Parts-Accy. We have your tires. MonFri 10-6. 352-377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St. 124-75-11 2009 SUZUKI TRIKE Equipped w/ Bergman 650 executive scooter and attached tow-pac trike conversion kit. Original owner. 50-55 mpg. White color bike, black color conversion kit. $6595. 352-333-3292 9-17-135-11 CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-4-71-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 12-4-71-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $800 AND UP! 352-338-1999 12-4-71-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 12-4-71-12 98 CHEVY ASTRO $2999 03 CHEVY MALIBU $3999 00 GMC SIERRA $2999 99 NISSAN SENTRA $4999 352-338-1999 12-4-71-12 01 MITS MIRAGE $3999 00 CHEVY CAVALIER $3999 00 DODGE INTREPID $2999 97 DODGE VAN $2999 352-338-1999 12-4-71-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK!! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS & VANS 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 12-4-71-12 08 NISSAN QUEST $10,999 05 CHEVY IMPALA $8999 04 VOLVO S40 $8999 04 SUZUKI SL7 $10,999 352-375-9090 12-4-71-12 04 JEEP CHEROKEE $8999 07 DODGE NITRO $11,999 05 NISSAN ALTIMA $9999 07 NISSAN SENTRA $11,999 352-375-9090 12-4-71-12 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 12-4-13-71-12 10 CARS FOR UNDER $1000.00! FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC. COME TO 1508 NW 55TH PLACE GAINESVILLE, FL 32653. CMC RECYCLING / U-PULL N SAVE 352375-0224 9-30-13-14-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4009 12-4-71-13 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 12-4-71-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House 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 32604CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 12-4-13-71-13 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 9-20-13-71-13 OPERATION CATNIPVOLUNTEERS NEEDED caring for cats assisting with surgery days working in the office SUPPLIES NEEDED paper towels postage stamps cat food cat litter rubbing alcohol super glue gel TAX DEDUCTABLE DONATIONS Each cat receives care that costs apporimately $40. Every little bit helps! UPCOMING SPAY DAYS: September 8th October 27th December 8th Call 352-376-6647 or Visit www.nmhp.net, or Email ocgainesville @gmail.comNow 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. This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 12-4-13-71-14 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 12-4-1371-14 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 Candy at 273-9023 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 12-4-13-71-14 VIDEO ASSISTANT / EDITOR wanted at the University of Florida's Center for Instructional Technology and Training. The Video Assistant position requires experi ence 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 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 336-4063706 or email uflsmokelab@gmail.com 9-26-20-14

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The Florida volleyball team faces in-state rival Florida State tonight at 6. Read the story on page 16. Poll questionIs Florida-Tennessee the rivalry it once was? Vote online at alligatorSports.org. MICHELLE PROVENZANOAlligator Writer@mmprovenzanoHavana Solaun is no stranger to comebacks. When the Gators are down, Solaun game. She scored the game-winning against Arkansas in 2011. against New Mexico and was just a scoreless double-overtime match against North Carolina in 2012. Solaun found the right touch to 74th-minute equalizer in a 1-1 double The Bulls led 1-0 through about 68 Passariello opened the scoring in the 7th minute. season and the 17th in her career. great job working it down the line, Solaun said. There was run near post, which drew all their defenders. The ball went straight across the goal. Caroline (Triglia) said I thought about hitting it, but I stopped and let scored. with 30 seconds left to escape Tampa FOOTBALL ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer@adamDpincus dition to the simple life in the foothills. In do without. Gators senior defensive tackle Dominique in their careers against the Volunteers (2The Swamp. which went for a loss, and two quarterback Watkins picked up a tackle in the 2012 viceither. Driskel ready despite sprained knee: A knee inThe quarterback and his team were on the recovered. Driskel, meanwhile, had perhaps his worst game as a starter, committing three turnovers two of which were interceptions thrown in the red zone. All of this happened on a sprained left knee. The school an-Defensive tackle preparing for UF Soccer Diskel PHIL HEILMANAlligator Staff Writer@phillip_heilman in months. After suffering a serious viral infecopener against Toledo on Aug. 31, spring. he started to feel normal. I went through practice feeling good, making the right cuts, making one cut so far. off for him, the issues he had mediright now. Sept. 7 but was limited throughout canes in Sun Life Stadium. The sophomore tailback carried the ball 18 times, grinding out 47 drive of the game. In addition to not feeling great coaches just told me to calm down or fourth quarter, I started feeling comfortable. Despite having a debut to forget, through a full game prior to the start Matt Riva / Alligator StaffMatt Jones (24) reaches for the ball on a play-action pass from quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) during Floridas 21-16 loss against Miami on Sept. 7 in Sun Life Stadium. I was thinking I wasnt ready to come back. I was thinking I wasnt going to be back. My coaches just told me to calm down and trust yourself. Through the third or fourth quarter, I started feeling comfortable.Matt JonesUF running backSEE JONES, PAGE 15 SEE NOTEBOOK, PAGE 15 SEE SOCCER, PAGE 15QuotableCriticism is life. Dominique Easley UF defensive tackle

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14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 SWIMMING LOGAN MCGUIRE Alligator Writer@loganjmcguire Entering the 2013-14 season, coach Gregg Troy has one of the most impressive Florida teams to date. UF lost just two scoring swimmers from last years NCAA Championships, making for an easy transition. Florida returns 11 All-Americans on the mens team, including Olympians Marcin Cieslak and Sebastien Rousseau, senior Brad deBorde and juniors Dan Wallace and Eduardo SolaecheGomez. With so much returning talent, the Gators are not only thinking about a repeat performance as Southeastern Conference champions a feat Florida mens swimming had not accomplished in 20 years prior to last season but success at the NCAA Championships as well. They took big pride in winning that last year. I think that we may have a target on us at the moment, Troy said. We fell a little short. We thought we should have been third at the NCAA meet last year. Troy reiterated those feelings for the womens team, which duish at the NCAA Championships in 2013. power in two-time Olympian and All-American senior Elizabeth Beisel. [She] can swim everything, Troy said. Shes real easygoing, so shes intense about her racing, but shes kind of fun to be around at practice. She makes other people better. The womens team is not as top heavy as the mens. The women sport a strong sophomore class comprised of 12 swimmers, They improved tremendously and had good summer, Troy said. Natalie Hinds (and) Sinead Russell were fantastic. Troy also said senior Alicia Mathieu had a breakout summer. The freshmen for both squads sport talent as well. Weve got a freshmen class six women and six men that UF boasts deep roster heading into 2013 SEE SWIMMING, PAGE 16Troy

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No. 19 Florida (1-1) faces Tennessee (2-1) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Ben Hill It was a good thing for me to come back against Miami, Jones said. Getting used to the game. I needed to feel hits and how the speed of the game changed and stuff like that. Returning to full speed proved more challenging than even Jones expected The Seffner native spent seven or eight days in the hospital and lost -12 pounds throughout the process. Headaches and nausea continued to delay and frustrate Jones, who expected to enter the season as Floridas workhorse. Jones enjoyed a successful freshman season that saw him carry the ball 52 times for 275 yards and three touchdowns while backing up Mike Gillislee in 2012. work in, Jones said. Thats the thing with football sometimes you can have a downfall. You dont know when you can get hurt. Its how you overcome it and how you come back. Jones is still not back at his normal playing weight of 226 pounds. He said he currently weighs 224 be able to shoulder the full load asked of him. For a Florida offense that has averaged only 192 rushing yards through two games the third-lowest clip in the SEC a healthy Jones will be an important addition. Jones said. I want to take the team on my back now that Im back and I feel I know how the game feels now. I have big expectations going into this game. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 15Kan Li / Alligator StaffSavannah Jordan battles for the ball during Floridas 2-0 win against Minnesota on Fri day in James G. Pressly Stadium. Jordan has three multi-goal matches this season. Gators nearing start of SEC play, host Alabama on FridayBulls defense targeting freshman forward Savannah Jordan. Were a tough matchup for a lot of teams, Burleigh said. The reason is we have some diversity in our attack and we also have some playmakers. Its hard to focus on one player. USF did that a little bit [Sunday], really trying to double team Savannah a lot and that left an opening for Havana to get a goal. Burleigh also noted that the fouls UF accumulated during the contest hindered the teams rhythm. Florida and South Florida combined to rack up 39 fouls in the matchs 110 minutes. With a 2013 schedule that showcases new opponents from across the country, Burleigh said the diverse styles of play that UF has gone up against has helped the Gators prepare for when Southeastern Conference play opens up this weekend. Florida hosts Alabama on Friday night at 7 at James G. Pressly Stadium. With the 20 shots Florida took on USFs goal Sunday and only getting one to the on the teams mind for Fridays matchup. For us, it is kind of a separate season because what weve done up to this point is only preparation for the SEC, Burleigh said. Starting Friday, everyones starting over again. SOCCER, from page 13 JONES, from page 13Gators averaging 192 rushing yards per game this seasonR yan Jones / Alligator Sept. 7 in Sun Life Stadium. Watkins is now starting at safety for the Gators. Watkins now starting at safetynounced the injury via Twitter on Sept. 9. A lot of adrenaline going during the game, the junior said Monday. I felt it, but not as much as I did after the game. I dont think it affected me at all. A bye week could not have come at a better time for UF. When Florida kicks off against Tennessee, it will be 13 days since he last played a football game. The injury occurred during one of his nine rushing attempts. It was in the second quarter. It got highlowed, (and) got stuck in the ground a little bit, he said. It could have been a lot worse, so thats the good news. Its feeling a lot better now and Ill be ready to go. Gators update depth chart: Despite having the nations third-ranked defense, coach Will Muschamp wasnt pleased with the performance against Miami. The Gators held a potent Hurricanes offense to 1.8 yards per rush and 162 yards passing. Receiver Phillip Dorsett beat starting strong safety Marcus Maye on a 52-yard games lone big play. The redshirt freshman defensive back was listed behind Watkins in the latest depth chart released by Florida on Monday. You just cant give up big plays. We cant afford that to happen, Muschamp said. Youve got to tackle better. Marcus knows that. Jaylens played well at safety for us. He will still play some corner, but hes a guy that covers well. This will be mostly a sub game in nickel and dime personnel, so we need to be in some situations where we fensive back. Middle linebacker Antonio Morrison moves into the starting spot after backing up Michael Taylor in Week 2. Defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy will return kicks with Solomon Patton on the kickoff unit. a pectoral injury. Right tackle Tyler Moore remains the starter despite suffering a right ankle injury in Miami. Muschamp said Moore wouldve been the only player not able to go if Florida played last week. NOTEBOOK, from page 13 A lot of adrenaline going during the game. I felt it, but not as much as I did after the game. I dont think it affected me at all.Jeff DriskelUF quarterback For us, it is kind of a separate season because what weve done up to this point is only preparation for the SEC. Starting Friday, everyones starting over again.Becky BurleighUF coach

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come in that we feel like can contribute right away, Troy said. Troy is excited about Andrea (Mitch) DArrigo, who he believes can come in and make an immediate impact. I feel like he can play, Troy said. Troy mentioned that as an international swimmer from Italy, DArrigos speed will have to translate from long-course meters to short-course yards, which Troy called a little different animal. Theres a lot of room to make up for mistakes in a 50-meter pool, Troy said. In a 25-yard pool, theres a little less room for error. So hes going to have to improve in some of those areas, but certainly has the tools. Troy is looking forward to day Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational beginning on Sept. 27, but there is ultimately one thing on his mind. In our sport, the end of the year is what were looking at, Troy said. RJ SCHAFFER Alligator Writer@rjschaffer When Florida played its annual match against Florida State last season, the Gators suffered one of only three sweeps of the season. The other two came against reigning national champion Texas. UF had been swept only once since 2010 an NCAA Regionals to Purdue and twice in the regular season since 2008. But the Seminoles took care of business in straight sets. Last year we went to Tallahassee and Florida State, with their experience, they really, really played well, coach Mary Wise said. many parts of the game and deserved the win. Tonights matchup at 6 will not only be an opportunity for No. 4 Florida (8-1) to avenge its loss to No. 17 Florida State (6-3), but an opportunity to see what kind of progress the program has made since last years match. Florida State will be carryset comeback win against No. 7 Michigan on Saturday. They did have to graduate a couple players that gave us trouble in the past, but its still Florida State running a similar offense, similar defense, Wise said. Great talent. I could see them winning their league again, being in the NCAA tournament and making a long run great opportunity tomorrow night. for Florida will be trying to avoid Florida States blocking. The Seminoles are tied for 34th in the nation with 2.7 blocks per game. FSUs height advantage could give it a chance to slow down UFs quick-hitting offense. The Seminoles front line includes 6-foot-1 outside hitter Olivera Medic, 6-foot-5 rightside hitter Elise Walch, 6-foot-2 outside hitter Nicole Walch and 6-foot-3 middle blocker Ashley Neff. [The Walch sisters] are going to pose a threat to everyone they play, Wise said. The other day, they had 44 kills amongst the two of them. Theyve got great arms. So, good DNA in terms of just how fast and hard they hit the ball. Middle blockers Simone Antwi, Chloe Mann and outside hitter Gabby Mallette each standing at 6-foot-2 are UFs tallest players. Freshman right-side hitter Alex Holston, who set a career high against Iona with 13 kills, a .667 hitting percentage and 13.5 points scored Saturday, could also play a critical role in the match. Wise expects Holston to perthe Gators-Seminoles rivalry. The great thing about the freshmen is they dont know what they dont know yet, Wise said. In Alexs case, its just a match in the OConnell Center. Watching how steady she was this whole year leads me to think the difference for her is going to be the great outside hitters that shes playing against. 16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 Kan Li / Alligator StaffGabby Mallette reaches to hit the ball during Floridas four-set win against Western Michigan on Saturday in the OConnell Center. Gators seeking redemption against Seminoles SWIMMING, from page 14UF opens season on Sept. 27 in Gainesville They did have to graduate a couple players that gave us trouble in the past, but its still Florida State running a similar offense, similar defense.Mary WiseUF coach