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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 UF vet plays role in whale euthanizationThe euthanization was done humanely, pg 8. Yummy House is located at 7605 W. Newberry Road, pg 9. Homecoming sustainable It's mostly made of repurposed materials, pg 5. 83 /63 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Tyler Murphy and the Florida offense have struggled in the red zone this season. Read the story on page 13. VOLUME 108 ISSUE 55 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffArtistic FreedomUF creative photography junior Becca Negron, 20, gives out free gifts to exploratory freshman Sally Greider, 19, and mathematics senior Brandy Compton, 21. Negron wanted to comment on how people today think nothing is free. SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersstewart-muniz@alligator.orgNew York City is raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, but Florida law is keeping Gainesville from setting its sights on similar legislation. New York Citys City Council adopted the bill last Wednesday, and it will go into effect six months after Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signs it. The limitations include all tobacco products, as well as electronic cigarettes. Andrew Romero, a staff member of Tobacco Free Alachua, said the 1985 Florida Clean Indoor Air Act prevents more stringent restrictions on smoking at the municipal level. Romero, also a health policy specialist for the Alachua County Health Department, said the act prevents smoking in a workplace but that leaves plenty of other places where smoking is legal. Lets just say Gainesville wanted to restrict smoking in bars, he said. They actually cant. He said some Florida municipalities sought to ban smoking on beaches littered with cigarette butts, but they ran into trouble with the act blocking legislation. themselves stuck trying to clean up their towns or beaches, he said. As a result of this legislative roadblock, Gainesville has no policy in motion to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco, he said. Noble Nolen, an 18-year-old UF explor-Cigarette purchasing age likely to stay steady locally JENSEN WERLEYAlligator Staff Writerjwerley@alligator.orgTwo friends have decided to go the distance for Dance Marathon. That distance is about 120 miles from Orlando to Gainesville. Cody Lee, from the University of Central Florida, and Kevin Tayon, a 20-year-old UF business administration junior, are walking from Orlandos Arnold Palmer Medical Center to UF Health Shands Hospital starting at daybreak Nov. 22, Tayon said. 26. So far, Lee and Tayon have raised about $330. Their goal is $2,000, which Tayon said will mostly come from sponsors pledging a certain amount of money for each mile they walk. Tayon said he and Lee decided to do the walk after Lee attempted it last year as a Valentines Day surprise for his girlfriend. He was unsuccessful because he tried to do it without sleep and became too exhausted. When Lee approached Tayon about attempting the walk again, this time they wanted to do it for a cause. Dance Marathon was the easiest way to help people out and go on our walk, Tayon said. But they are also doing it for more than just Dance Marathon. As far as why were walking from Orlando to Gainesville, were symbolically bringing UCF and UF together, he said. He said both schools participate in Dance Marathon, but there isnt much else that unites the institutions. In this way, they are uniting the two communities. Tayon said he isnt doing much to prepare himself physically for the journey. He used to run half-Students to walk from Orlando to Gainesville for DMCAMPUS JENSEN WERLEY Alligator Staff Writerjwerley@alligator.orgAn hourlong showing of Soulfest will be added to the Homecoming Parade telecast this Friday. The parade, aired on television for at least 27 years, is now approaching 10 years of being streamed online, said Sue Wagner, director of community relations for WUFT. Back then, people would come to the parade or sit at home and watch it. It was like a front seat to the parade, she said. For the second year, a half-hour show called Home, which captures the UF experience, will air before the parade, said Reed Erickson, director of media services for WUFT. The show of acts from Soulfest 2013 will follow the parade, he said, and some of those acts will perform at Gator Growl. He said Soulfest was added to the lineup to extend Homecoming coverage for people to watch. The extra hour allows a different part of Homecoming they normally wouldnt get to see, he said. Erickson added that the production is mostly student-run. The crew and hosts of the preshow, parade coverage and Soulfest are mostly students of the UF journalism school.Friday's parade, Soulfest to stream online The extra hour allows a different part of Homecoming they normally wouldnt get to see."Reed EricksonWUFT director of media servicesSEE WALK, PAGE 4 SEE SMOKE, PAGE 4 Lets just say Gainesville wanted to restrict smoking in bars. They actually cant.Andrew RomeroTobacco Free Alachua staffer

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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 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 TODAYFORECASTSUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY CLOUDY 79/59 PARTLY CLOUDY 78/62 SUNNY 74/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 83/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 83/63 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 55 The galleries open their doors every second Friday night, each venue offering their own exhibitions, entertainment, refreshments and vibes. Visitors can wander through the establishments from 6 to 8 p.m. Shabbat services Join Jewish Gators and alumni in prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at UF Hillel. UF Hillel offers reform, conservative and orthodox services to fulfill everyones religious backgrounds. For more information, contact Rabbi Swedroe at rabbiswedroe@ufhillel.org. Following services, UF Hillel provides a free kosher dinner for students. Please register ahead of time by filling out the Google Doc found on UF Hillels website under Shabbat Reservations. Recycle at the Vanderbilt game Shifts are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Volunteers should meet at the green folding tent outside Gate 2 of the Stephen C. OConnell Center. Look for people wearing Green Team T-shirts. For questions or to RSVP for a shift, email gatorgreenteam@ gmail.com by Thursday. 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?Taste of Tikkun Olam with Hillel Come out to Turlington Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today for a free snack relating to this weeks Torah portion. Come learn about the stories, and enjoy a tasty treat. For more information, contact Melissa at Melissa@ufhillel.org or visit the Hillel calendar at ufhillel.org/ current-students/cal. Campus Recovery Night Students recovering from drug and/or alcohol addiction can hang out, eat snacks, discuss recovery, play games and watch movies. The event takes place in the lunchroom on the fourth floor of Peabody Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Take the elevator, not the stairs, to the fourth floor. The Entrepreneurship Club Join the Entrepreneurship Club for an evening, and lets create the future together. The club will also be announcing elections for vacant executive board positions for Spring and information about the upcoming TEC Presents: Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit event. The meeting is at 6:15 p.m. in Stuzin Hall, Room 267. Phillips Center hosts the Manganiyar Seduction Inspired by Amsterdams redlight district, the Manganiyar Seduction featuring musicians hailing from the deserts of northern India will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Student tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Phillips Center Box Office, the University Box Office at the OConnell Center, Gate 1, or by calling 352-3922787. Visit performingarts.ufl. edu for more information. Judaism pop culture Its the first Wednesday of the month. Know what that means? Come join UF Hillel from 8 to 9 p.m. at the Reitz Union, Room 364, to learn about how Judaism relates to pop-culture topics. Please contact Ezra Siegel with questions at jewishlearning@ ufhillel.org. Throwback Dance Party Join the Inter-Residence Hall Association as it gets in the spirit of the Homecoming theme Footprints in the Swamp with a Throwback Dance Party. Dance through the decades in retro attire and enjoy free food. The dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday in Fletcher Library. Activity cards are not required. For more information, visit bit.ly/throwbackdance. Free challah roll Who wants to celebrate Shabbat a little early this week? Come meet Melissa from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday on Turlington Plaza to get a free challah roll to chomp on. Contact Melissa for more information at melissa@ufhillel.org. Film screening Gainesville Green Drinks and Cinema Verde will be having their monthly film screening Thursday at 6 p.m. at Gators 4 Cinema in the Oaks Mall Plaza, 6741 W. Newberry Road. This months film screening is Chasing Ice, a beautifully made documentary about the prevalence of the problems caused by the increased carbon emission demands of growing societies and their impact on a stunning and little-observed part of our planet: glaciers. Dinner from Romanos Macaroni Grill will be included with a purchase of a ticket. For tickets, please visit cinemaverde. org/film-screenings. Yoga at UF Hillel Join UF Hillel for yoga from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the multipurpose room upstairs. This biweekly yoga class is for students to take a break and relax from the stress of the week. All you need to bring is a mat or towel to lie on and your UFID. For more information, contact Paige at arts@ufhillel.org. Suwanee-St. Johns Sierra club meeting The Suwanee-St. Johns Sierra club, ssjsierra.org, will hold its general meeting Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville. The speaker will be Bob Knight of the Florida Springs Institute, an expert on water issues in North Florida. Hogwarts and RUB Entertainment present a Day in Diagon Alley Dear Student, We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Before attending, please pick up all the necessary equipment from Diagon Alley. Dont forget to stop in for a butterbeer at the Leaky Cauldron. Show your inner witch or wizard by participating in our costume contest. Finally, there will be a special appearance by the band Harry and the Potters. We await your early arrival on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, as we anticipate a large gathering. For more information, contact rub.specialevents@gmail. com. The Art Stroll The Art Stroll is a monthly showcase and celebration of the best galleries, artists, photography, restaurants, bars, shops and businesses located in downtown Mount Dora. Have an event planned? 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 REGISTRANTS HAVE A ONE IN 1,000 CHANCE OF BEING MATCHED. ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgFootprints Buddy and Support Program, a pediatric cancer volunteer organization, in partnership with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation may break a record for the amount of bone marrow donors swabbed this week. If we get over 1,000 people this year, then well beat Ohio University, and well have swabbed the most people on a campus ever, said Rachel Werk, a 20-year-old UF behavior and cognitive neuroscience junior and co-director of the drive. The organizations are registering potential donors today and Thursday at the Reitz Union, Turlington Plaza, Plaza of the Americas, and the UF Health Shands Hospital Sun Terrace. The process includes a registration form and a cheek swab. Registrants have a one in a 1,000 chance of being matched with a donor. cal engineering and business administration cent of the time, donors only have to undergo a noninvasive surgery. UF has matched 24 students in the last three years of the drive, Plattner said. Its a lifesaving procedure for someone who is in an otherwise terminal situation, he said.Bone marrow drive hopes to break records, build registry PHOTOS WILL BE ON EXHIBIT IN THE GRINTER GALLERY. RJ SCHAFFERAlligator Contributing WriterLauren Moore was in the middle of Berlin, walking with a friend, when she saw something that caught her eye: a man walking with a tray of eggs on his head. He saw us with our cameras and was trying to kind of pose for us, said the 20year-old UF public relations senior. Moores shot recently took second place in the UF Global Culture Photo Contest study abroad and service learning students category. The exhibit is now open at the UF Grinter Gallery and will run until Nov. share their stories behind the photos. Rob Witzel, photo editor for The Gainesville Sun and one of the judges this year, said he looked for pictures that showed moments not usually seen on the news. Witzel, who teaches a UF lighting photography class, said he wanted winning photos that grabbed him and made him understand what was going on in the picture. He said the demonstration of culture and the technical ability of the photographer were characteristics that helped determine the winners.Photos honor global Gators LIFESTYLE LAUREN MALONEYAlligator Contributing WriterAspiring musicians can now compete for professional critiques using social media. launched Tuesday. The new social media platSoundCloud, program spokesman Peter Kadin wrote in an email. Finalists will be given an opportunity to have their music critiqued by a panel of leading names in music. Participants can promote their entries on social media to get votes, Kadin said. Submissions are due Dec. 10. programs curators Linkin Park, Kelly Clarkson, Ozzy Osbourne, Rza, Kaskade, My Morning Jackets Jim James and Snoopzilla, formerly known as Snoop Dogg who will promote the artists on their own social media accounts. The top three acts will receive awards like a recording session with a Grammy producer. ist and repertoire operations at record companies and allow college students to share their music directly with top musicians, Jodie Blum, the executive director of Grammy U, wrote in an email. Spencer Jordan, a 19-year-old UF English and family, youth and community sciences sophomore, said the program sounds like something he would like to participate in. Gainesville is already a great town for aspiring musicians, but this gives us an opportunity to reach outside of our university with our music and have it heard by people who have more experience and invaluable knowledge in the industry, he said.Contest gives musicians notes If we get over 1,000 people this year, then well beat Ohio University, and well have swabbed the most people on a campus ever. Rachel Werkdrive co-director

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffNew York Citys City Council adopted a bill Wednesday to raise the legal age to purchase toCRIME KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgIn Mondays crime logs, police reported one Gainesville man sold his ex-girlfriends stolen possessions to neighbors, and another local woman hit the father of her children with a coffee pot. Lee Morris Fomby had recently ended a relationship with his girlaccording to a GPD arrest report. While Merriex was moving out of the apartment she and Fomby previously shared, 2626 E. University Ave., Fomby took two air conditioning units, a freezer, two dressers and a Crock-Pot, among other items. He then hosted what a witness referred to as an open house and sold Merriexs possessions, according to the report. During questioning, Fomby told police he gave the dressers away, and someone had stolen the other items. Fomby was arrested on charges of grand theft and dealing in stolen property. He was booked into the Alachua County Jail, where he remained as of press time in lieu of a $20,000 bond.Jasmine Leilani Myrick, 24, showed up to the Sunoco gas station child support money from Nazmul Hossain, who works at the store, according to a GPD arrest report. The two started arguing about Hossains current relationship. It escalated to the point where Myrick threw a hot coffee pot at Hossain. It missed his head by several inches. Myrick then slapped and hit Hossain several times, according to the report. During questioning, Myrick admitted to throwing the coffee pot but told police she could not remember hitting Hossain. charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief. She was booked into the Alachua County Jail and was released just before noon Tuesday on her own recognizance.Recent arrests: Gainesville yard sale steal, coffee pot assault INTERNET USERS OFTEN VIEW THEIR ONLINE PRESENCE AS SEPARATE FROM REAL LIFE. ELIZABETH BROWNAlligator Contributing WriterSexting and digital abuse among teenagers and young people has declined. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV recently released a study concluding that 49 percent of the 1,297 people sampled had experienced at least one type of digital abuse. This But UF social psychologist Gregory Webster said that after reviewing the survey, there may have been errors in the sample. the true population, and the decline is Those declines are within the margin of error, Webster said. Although the survey is valid, he said, the results are not dramatically different from the 2011 results. But he said sexting and digital abuse are still problems. With apps like Snapchat that allow easy photo sharing and websites that allow the ability to tag people in pictures, young people forget to consider the long-term effects of inappropriate photos. People underestimate the permanence of the Internet, Webster said. Digital abuse included writing mean or untrue messages on peoples Internet pages or looking at peoples text messages without their permission. Sexting among teens and young people has also declined, according to the survey. In 2013, 26 percent had sexted compared to 32 percent in 2011. The survey examined people ages 14 to 24. UF sociology lecturer Sophia Krzys Acord said Internet users ofadults are not fully aware of the consequences of inappropriate photo sharing. It can come back to bite us, she said. Jennifer Klein, a UF doctoral candidate of criminology, said sexting can have serious legal consequences. She said if an adult engages in sexting with a minor, the adult could face child pornography charges. She said Florida and some other states have begun to enact more lenient disciplinary measures toward even land a misdemeanor, but the second could and the third could mean a felony charge. Jenna Bilodeau, a 20-year-old UF neurobiological sciences and microbiology and cell science junior, said she thinks people could be haunted by bad photos for the rest of their lives. She said after a high school friend was the victim of revenge porn posting explicit photos online as a way to humiliate someone she thinks young people should be more conscious of their online actions. A decline in sexting might be attributed to increased awareness, Bilodeau said. People realize that it has such an impact later on in life, she said.Sexting on decline, but it's still on UFs mindUF remains tobacco-free campusatory freshman, said because she is asthmatic, she would rather her peers not use tobacco at all but does not think banning the products from young adults would do much to solve the problem. People under 21 will either just leave the city or seek illegal methods to obtain tobacco, Nolen said. Nolen said she feels higher taxes on tobacco products would be a more effective method to decrease the use of tobacco. Increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Florida is unlikely, and electronic cigarettes remain unregulated in Gainesville. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of high school and middle school students using e-cigarettes has more than doubled, with an eshaving tried them in 2012. Romero said there are initiatives in motion locally to regulate e-cigarettes like traditional cigarettes, with a minimum Regardless of Gainesvilles stance on either product, UF policy still prohibits students from using both e-cigarettes and tobacco products on campus. Florida Bridgewater-Alford, UF campus communications outreach director, said the ban was instituted after a Student Government referendum for a smoke-free campus was supported by 64 percent of nearly 10,000 votes. Although the ban earned a majority vote from students, some are unhappy about the lack of freedom to smoke on campus. Matt Libanoff, a 20-yearold UF advertising junior, said he understands the ban is for ecological and health reasons but said it feels a little unnecessary. Libanoff said he enjoyed occasionally smoking on campus up until the anti-smoking signs came up. It was just part of my walkto-class routine, he said. Nesha Robbins contributed to this report. SMOKE, from page 1They're preparing by drinking water and putting together playlistsmarathons and marathons and tries hard to live an active lifestyle. Now, hes simply drinking water and is working on putting a long playlist together on his iPod. He said they chose the weekend of Nov. 22 to start their trek because it worked well for them, and they didnt want to risk putting it off and not actually following through. Eitan Schapsis, a 20-year-old UF public relations junior and a friend of both walkers, said he was proud his friends decided to do the walk. He said they will create a hashtag to generate awareness of the walk, but they havent chosen it yet. Hopefully, theyll make a splash, he said. More information on how to donate is available on the projects Facebook page: W ALK, from page 1 As far as why were walking from Orlando to Gainesville, were symbolically bringing UCF and UF together.UF business administration junior

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KELSEY GRENTZERAlligator Staff Writerkgrentzer@alligator.orgLocal artists and volunteers put After about two months of construction, the 20-foot, bicycle-powbe able to move a lever to make the and the Alachua County sustainand show what can be made from The idea started last year when local artists Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden decided to create Rawls said he was inspired to to see more creativity in the parade and see the bicycle section stand part kind of the anticipated part of nice little break from all of the car posed items that would have othAlachua County waste alternative Reclaimed bicycles, lumber, particle board, cardboard and paint for countys Leveda Brown Environwere literally on their way out and turned them into a piece of art that Rawls said he and Duerden plan About 30 community members participated in the construction of Gainesville City Commissioner Wells said he appreciated the Theyve put a lot of heart into The Gator Float>> About 30 people worked to design, construct, papier mache and >> >> Alachua County Waste Stream>> >> ALLIGATOR, 5 Kelsey Grentzer / Alligator StaffJohn Patterson, left, Raymond Rawls, center, and Kevin Ratkus, right, wait for paint to dry Tuesday night

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column Editorial 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.This is why we cant have nice things:Lochte injured by fanPoor Ryan Lochte cant catch a break hes forever in Michael Phelps shadow, his acting career was short-lived with just a guest part on 90210 and a few Funny or Die videos, people only cared about his reality show for about ugly. encounter, USA Today reported Tuesday. thanks everyone for their well wishes. The fan reportedly saw Lochte and rather than spending to turn it up? Will the lack of a constant endorphin rush cause tinue churning out quality tweets. Lochte has, arguably, one of star!! #Jeah Rocks, paper, siccor....... forced hiatus affect the production and sales of his Pool Water with the loss of Lochtes business now that hes an invalid? questionable tweets will tell. Maybe hell get the chance to revive his acting career on fed, vacant hotness that cries out for a role as the vanilla love peace sign, grins and says, This cancer diagnosis cant turn painless recovery. 52 TOTAL VOTES40% YES 60% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTuesdays question: Do you count calories? Todays question: Are you going to watch the Homecoming Parade? Being human means having dignityS used the colors in the ground and in the roots to replace his shoes. Mankell said. Mankell said. We forget there are only a few differences between those is that strange concept of dignity. serve our basic dignity. too resilient a creature. tionships with critical and chronically ill adolescents. while they are dealing with their illness, Brown and the bedside of a girl with cystic But in shunning her, we only shun ourselves. Our joints will creak, and our legs will quiver. Walking will be a feat, and running laps will only happen in through surgical procedures. or hospital stays. Theyre searching for a friends hand. years we live. They fought to keep their dignity. dignity? dignity has waned, and theyre waiting for our hand. Zulkar Khan is a UF microbiology senior. His column runs on Wednesdays. WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Matthew Riva Samantha Shavell MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Zulkar Khanopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7 Two weeks ago, I wrote a column about Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) advocating the use of misinformation and deception during a speech to University of Louisville medical students. Paul explained to the students that he would often spread false rumors about upcoming exams among his classmates and claimed that misinformation can be a great tactic. Now, it seems that Paul has added a new tactic to his bag of dishonest tricks: plagiarism. According to The New York Times, the senator has been accused of plagiarizing parts of one of his speeches from the Wikipedia Paul was attempting to connect the movie, in which the human population has been genetically engineered to eliminate undesirable characteristics, to the policies of progressives and liberals. The speech contained two sentences describing the movie that were virtually identical to portions of the Wikipedia article. der suspicion of plagiarism. BuzzFeed uncovered another speech by the senator where he appeared to plagiarize information from the Deliver. On Monday, the extent of Pauls plagiarism was revealed to be much deeper than initially realized. According to Mediaite, the senator lifted more than 1,300 unaltered ment Bullies, from a 2003 Heritage Foundation study. Paul has attempted to justify his actions by claiming he gave appropriate credit. We borrowed said. I gave credit to the people who wrote the movie, he said in an interview with Fusion. The co-author also denied the allegations of plagiarism in formation was properly sourced in the books endnotes. Neither of the excuses provided by the senator and his staff is valid. In order to actually not have committed plagiarism, the senator should have credited the source of the plot summary Wikipedia and not simply acknowledge the existence of the movie. Pauls failure to quote the Heritage Foundations words within the actual text of his book is also a clear-cut, indisputable example of plagiarism. Pauls denial of plagiarism leaves two possibilities: Either he was deliberately lying about his actions, or he simply does not understand what plagiarism is. Pauls plagiarism is even more disturbing in light of his libertarian political philosophy. During Pauls tenure in the Senate, he has been a forceful advocate against the social safety net, drafting a budget proposal that would eviscerate social programs like Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps. Pauls opposition to government social programs falls largely in lockstep with the perspective of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wi.), a Tea Party hero and chairman of the House Budget Committee. Ryan frequently portrays Americans who rely on government programs like food stamps to make ends meet as lazy, uneducated takers who are wholly dependent on makers i.e., business owners for their survival. Paul champions a political ideology that claims to value initiative, independence and personal responsibility. Despite these beliefs, Paul added uncredited, plagiarized material to his speeches, effectively stealing from the individuals who put time and effort into writing the Wikipedia articles and the Heritage Foundation study. Even worse, the senator failed to take responsibility for his actions when the plagiarism was discovered, instead choosing to dodge the question and blame haters for the accusations. In addition to the dishonesty of Pauls plagiarism, the point he was seeking to make about liberal policies leading to eugenics is completely inaccurate. Progressives and liberals believe every individual should be given the greatest possible opportunity to succeed on his or her own merit. They also believe government can play an by ensuring all citizens have access to basic necessities such as health care, food and affordable education. Progressives also advocate for a strong social safety net to ensure society collectively helps those who are unable to help themselves. Pauls libertarian philosophy takes exactly the opposite approach. Libertarians hold that government should have little, if any, involvement in the lives of its citizens. They oppose safety net programs and believe individuals should be left to fend for themselves. The phithis kind of social Darwinist, survival of the ogy. By itself, Pauls plagiarism is not cause for serious condemnation. Politicians across the spectrum, including both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, have been accused of giving speeches with uncredited information at one time or another. However, the hypocrisy of the senators plagiarism, given his belief in personal responsibility and initiative combined with his complete misunderstanding of the information from which he plagiarized, is shameful. Elliot Levy is a UF political science and public relations junior. His column runs on Wednesdays. Sen. Pauls hypocritical plagiarism makes him a takerColumn Elliot Levyopinions@alligator.org Im ready for Hillary. One often hears and sees this pitiful catchphrase among liberal friends and on social media as if the 2008 presidening Democratic drama. This mindless slogan should be bothersome for two reasons: One, it insinuates that Clinton is in fact seeking the Democratic nomination in the 2016 election, and two, it signals a recognition of the supreme dominance of the political class. That is to say, the stage was already set in 2008. The actors have been chosen. It should be noted that I by no means aim to criticize Hillary Clinton just those who support her. Recently, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer preendorsed Clinton for the Democratic nomination. It is both odd and revealing that a senior U.S. senator would feel endorse someone who is not yet an ofHillary is running for president in 2016. This unfortunate and inevitable fact could not better demonstrate how anti-democratic our election process is. For one, consider the fact that if Hillary were to be elected, over the to two families. If the United States actually embodied democratic values, in a country of more than 300 million people, this trend would be impossible. However, in the United States, this reality seems all too probable. her presence as leading contender in 2016 is still disturbing. As far as I can see, there is no internal criticism of the Democratic platform. Therefore, to support Clinton is a tacit endorsement of the policies of the Obama administration. There has been no debate on these issues. Rather, Democrats can easily under the simple slogan: At least were not Republicans! Some may be ready for Hillary, but Im ready for a debate. Andrew Pentland is a UF history senior.Im ready for a debate about Hillary Clinton, Democratic platformGuest columnAndrew PentlandSpeaking Out

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ASHLEY CRANEAlligator Contributing WriterSusanna Card stared at more than 400 labeled jugs of dried herbs lining the walls of Otter & Trout Trading Co., searching for her remedy. Ive tried prescription drugs, but nothings ever worked, said Card, a nurse who suffers from asthmatic bronchitis. I tried these herbs, and I wouldnt go a day without them. Many people like Card have come to rely on herbal remedies. But buyers may not be getting what they think. A study BMC Medicine released in October investigated 12 undisclosed herbal supplement companies. It found one-third of the 44 bottles tested did not contain a trace of the herb they claimed, and most Paul Doering, a UF pharmacotherapy and translational research professor, said he was not surprised I have long felt that the lack of regulation has meant that there could be anything in these products, said Doering, or in this case, nothing at all. He said under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, the herbal supplement industry has enjoyed little to no regulation from the Food and Drug Administration. I think in a lot of ways, the industry is sort of caught with its pants down, Doering said, and this is probably going to give the FDA the their teeth into some regulations. The DNA barcoding used by the group of Canadian researchers who conducted the study was not always available, Doering said, so quality control for herbal supplements hasnt been easy. Eric Rummler, the co-owner of Otter & Trout, said his business depends on the sales of herbs, and he emphasized the importance of an educated consumer. Every time someone tells me theyre taking an herb, I ask them to bring in the bottle, he said, and most of the time theres only 1 or 2 percent of the actual herb in there. Doering recommended that anyone interested in an herbal approach should take the time to educate themselves on what they are taking. If youre putting your health in somethings hands, you should approach it with a healthy dose of skepticism, he said. 8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffCrazy SkatesMiranda Ryan, 31, skates Tuesday on Turlington Plaza to promote Thrift 5, 1227 W. University Ave, which caters to a college demographic. Amazons best-selling herbal supplements1. Biotin (10,000mcg) Maximum Strength: used for dietary support, healthy hair and nails. 2. Life Extension Skin Restoring Phytoceramides w/ Lipowheat: used for maintaining healthy skin hydration. 3. Natures Way Fenugreek Seed, 610 mg: used as a culinary spice and food to soothe the stomach. 4. Rainbow Light Mens One Multivitamin 5. Jarrow Formulas Milk Thistle: raises protective glutathione levels to supports liver functions.LOCAL CHIP LOWEAlligator Contributing WriterMobiquity, a Boston-based mobile software company that expanded to Gainesville in May, recently announced it number of employees locally. The company will jump from a 1,700-square-feet location to 4,000 square feet in the Innovation Square community by the end of the year. It will also hire 30 more employees in the next few months. It will double the workforce, as the according to a news release. There are a lot of people ready to do very big things in Gainesville, Daniel Cohen, development director at Mobiquity, said in a statement. It feels great to be a part of building a thriving tech community here in Gainesville. Mobiquity is working with local property developer and manager Trimark Properties to facilitate these expansions in Josh Steppling, Trimark Properties commercial marketing and communications director, said Trimark has worked with Mobiquity to renovate the space in the new building the company is moving into. Bryce Sperling, a 20-year-old UF computer science engineering junior, said new tech companies like Mobiquity joining the Gainesville community provides a great opportunity to students. Now, they have somewhere where right when they leave school, they have an automatic in, he said. Steppling also said Mobiquity is in the process of developing training programs with UF and other local organizations. More information will be available in the months to come, he said.STATE EMILY BEHRENSAlligator Contributing WriterA beached sperm whale was euthanized last week in Madeira Beach after a UF veterinarian played an instrumental role in the decision. The animals thin body and location signaled that it was chronically ill, said Mike Walsh, a clinical associate professor and co-director of Aquatic Animal Health at UF. Because it was so sick and the way it looked visually, it wouldnt have served any purpose to tow the animal back out, Walsh said. More than 40 people were involved in the decision to euthanize the whale, including the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the National Marine Fisheries Service and UF. Those involved in the decision to euthanize the whale wanted to make sure it was done in a humane way. The whale was given a powerful sedative at 2 p.m. to ease its pain. After 30 minutes, potassium chloride was pumped into its chest, Walsh said. People also need to realize that as veterinarians, we dont take an animals life easily, Walsh said. We want to make sure were doing it for the right reasons. Alejandro Grau, a 22-year-old UF agricultural and biological engineering senior on the pre-vet track, said he supports euthanization if it is the most humane option. If they can prove it would stop the suffering, in my opinion, it was adequate, Grau said. THE COUNTY PROMOTES CHANGING FIRE ALARM BATTERIES TWICE A YEAR. EVAN ECHAVEAlligator Contributing WriterAlachua County Fire Rescue Services is once again urging people to change the batteries in their Associating changing batteries with daylight saving time is a good way to ensure safety, said rescue runs the Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries campaign twice a year. Realistically, people dont test the systems as frequently as they should, said Smith, 44. People who have a working smoke alarm in their house have a 50 percent greater chance of surThierry Bizimungu, a 19-year-old software engineer at Daring Development Inc., recalled a house With the help of his brother, Bizimungu slapped know how the story would have changed if the alarm hadnt sounded. Smith said residents should also rehearse a home escape plan, which includes designating a safe meeting place outside. It only takes one survival for that to be a success, Smith said. One life saved is immeasurable. There are a lot of people ready to do very big things in Gainesville. It feels great to be a part of building a thriving tech community here in Gainesville.Daniel Cohendevelopment director at Mobiquity Walsh

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A RULES AND PROCEDURES COMMITTEE WAS FORMED. COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator Staff Writercwright@alligator.orgAfter passing a few resolutions that have been lingering on the agenda, senators brainstormed improvements for the school year at Tuesday nights Student Senate meeting. Senators jump-started the meeting by unanimously approving four bills within the late history professor Alan Cecil Petigny, an amendment to the Student Body Constitutions anti-discrimination policy, funding for Generation Sketch Comedy and the Student Organization Fundraising Bill. Most of Tuesdays meeting hinged on a legislative agenda presented by Senate President Cory Yeffet and Senate President Pro-Tempore Elliot Grasso. After the uproar of Fall elections subside, it is customary for the Senate executive pair to present a plan for the school year. Were gonna accomplish some incredible things in this PowerPoint presentation, Yeffet said. The plan outlined Yeffets external vision of community service within Senate committees and additional opportunities for constituency. Later in the meeting, each committee chair presented ideas for community service, ranging from Budget and Appropriations Committee Chairman Sen. Joseph Michaels work with Ronald McDonald House Charities to Sen. Dylan Fishers idea of playing with kittens and puppies at the Humane Society. What Ive done with Senate exec is challenge them to have community events to show that we care about the community, Yeffet said. The plans internal vision included professionalism inside and outside the Senate chambers and accountability among senators by following through with resolutions and planned events. Yeffet also formed a temporary Rules and Procedures Committee to include initiatives such as the new senator orientation series. The committee will include six members, a minority party leader, majority party leader and Sen. Susan Webster as an appointed chairperson. Within the campus improvements portion of the presentation, Yeffet and Grassos plan also included streamlining hand in hand with Student Body Treasurer Jayce Victor and Michaels Student Organization Fundraising Bill. The bill changes the language of the ganizations from opening outside bank accounts. Victor said these external accounts vices audits of UF. Michaels said clarifying the language in the bill is something that a lot of student organizations, especially sports groups, have been asking for for a while. Sen. Michael Christ commended Grasso and Yeffet on their plan. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 9 William A. England / Alligator StaffSenate Pro-Tempore Elliot Grasso and Senate President Cory Yeffet unveil their legislative agenda plan at Tuesday nights Student Senate meeting. LOCAL DAVONA WILLIAMSAlligator Contributing WriterStudents hailing from mid-Florida may recognize a new addition to the Gainesville restaurant scene. Tampa-based Yummy House opened in Gainesville last month. Right now, the parking lot is full, and this is just how things look when its slow, said Sarah Ma, supervisor of the restaurant. The restaurant is in need of new employees, especially UF students, Ma said. Many of the current employees are from Tampa, where the chain originated. The brownand cream-colored building was home to Kentucky Fried Chicken before Yummy House took over. Antonisha Williams, a 21-year-old UF theater senior, said she isnt surprised. KFC isnt as popular as it used to be, she said. Almost everyone loves trying out new places, and if Yummy House is good, then itll become the new hot spot. But Deborah Alberto, a 20-year-old UF political science junior, said she thinks there are already enough Chinese restaurants around town. That area is really congested, she said. I dont know how they managed to squeeze another Chinese restaurant over there. KFC isnt as popular as it used to be. Almost everyone loves trying out new places, and if Yummy House is good, then itll become the new hot spot.Antonisha Williams21-year-old UF theater senior

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 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 3BR/3BA house, fenced yard, close to UF/ Shands, bus route. Open floor plan, newer home. W/D, lawn main, pest cont inc. Quiet neighborhood, avail Dec/Jan, $1525/month. tonyc@kinetixpt.com or 352-246-5958. 1127-13-30-1 1 furnished BR in condo 1mi S of UF & on bus route, with own BA & walk-in closet, laundry, laminate flooring, pool, basketball, gym. $369/mo includes utilities, internet, etc. 352-262-3291 12-4-13-30-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. Rent includes $50 utility allowance per/room. 1 room available. Ellie (561)3619600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 11-2613-19-1 Student life at Countryside at the University. Individual leases for students in four bedroom four bath condo. Bus service, plenty of parking Enhance the UF experience. $375 mo. Contact Bristol Park Realty 352-367-2669 rich@bristolparkrealty.com 1-8-13-20-1 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/dryer 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! 3/1 HOUSE 1100 sq ft 2036 NW 31st Pl. $675/mo No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 12-4-13-71-2 Spacious remodeled 3/3 in Biven's Forest near UF and Shand's. 1383sq ft, 2 balconies,w/d hookups, and plenty parking. Water and waste removal included. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 11-6-30-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 12-4-13-44-2 GRAD STUDENTS PERFECT FOR YOU! REDUCED! AVAIL NOW, WON'T LAST! Large BRs for rent in spacious home. 5 mins to UF. wood flrs, laundry facilities. $475/mo share utils. Call NOW! 850-420-2122 1121-13-24-2 2BR/1.5BA Condo Casablanca East. Close to UF/Shands, bus route, pool. Trash, pest cont, W/D, included. Quiet neighborhood, nice end unit, Avail Jan, $725/month. tonyc@ kinetixpt.com or 352-246-5958. 11-27-1330-2 1, 2, & 3BRs. Tile in LR, kitchen & bathrooms & bedrooms. Hardwood floors, cent A/C, ceiling fans, W/D hook-ups. Several locations, some walk to UF. Starting at $450/mo. Must See! Call 352-215-7780 1-10-13-32-2 SMALL COTTAGE perfect for one person seeking a non-smoking, quiet, private, safe envronment. SW area off Tower Rd. 6-7 min to UF/Shands, 4 min to Oaks Mall $500/mo. 352-562-9174 11-12-13-10-2 Room for Rent in 3bdrm house Backyard, nice neighborhood near UF. Great deal $500/ mo incl elec!! New crpt/paint pet ok (561)7065378 918 NW 10th Ave. 11-13-13-25-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Apartment Sublet Available for $450/month at University club from January to July 2014. Contact me at (561)541-8258 or email cedrickaedwards@gmail.com. 11-7-2-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. GRAD STUDENTS PERFECT FOR YOU! REDUCED! AVAIL NOW, WON'T LAST! Large BRs for rent in spacious home. 5 mins to UF. wood flrs, laundry facilities. $475/mo share utils. Call NOW! 850-420-2122 1121-13-24-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 12-4-71-5 Get out of town: 1 acre with nice home 30 miles west from Gainesville. 1 Block from Suwannee River, Fanning springs and Nature Coast bike trail. Guesthouse, workshop and storage bldg. $155,000 407-718-5326 118-10-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-4-13-71-6 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 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 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 Party Supplies: Complete line of Bar Supplies, glassware, Liquor Pours, Shakers, Professional Cooking Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co. 1120 N. Main St., Gainesville 352-448-3433 beatyequip@aol.com 124-13-42-10 BOOKS: After catastrophic biological warfare, we may not agree on what nature is or what civilization is. WILDERNESS, a science fiction novel, is by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 11-26-13-21-10 BOOKS: What will we become, years from now? Better or worse? Fools, victims, fortunate souls, survivors in dangerous times? Read Remembering the Future, science fiction stories by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com. 11-26-13-19-10 Your roommate hasnt done the dishes in How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the Relay for Life Silent Auction by NSCS. Includes one year storage, tutoring zone/ study edge packages and more! Runs from Nov. 2nd to the 10th on 32auctions.com/ nscs(underscore)uf 11-8-4-10 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 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 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. 124-75-11ccmotorcycletraining.com2 days $150 weekdays or weekends G-ville/ Starke 352-331-0131 train on motorcycles or scooters State certified Co & Trainers 1122-13-35-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-4-71-12 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 Steve 352-771-6191 12-4-13-71-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES 0 DOWN!!!! 6 MONTHS SAME AS CASH NO CREDIT CHECK!! 352-338-1999 12-4-50-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES DOWN PAYMENT DEFERRED UNTIL TAX SEASON!!!! 6 MONTHS SAME AS CASH!! 352-375-9090 12-4-50-12 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.SAY:"I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!"

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12, ALLIGATOR 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 32604 CASH 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 11-15-13-71-13 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: October 27th December 8th Call 352-376-6647 or Visit www.nmhp.net, or Email ocgainesville @gmail.com 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. 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 y.o. on birth control pills. Compensation given. 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Sebastien Rousseau is looking to add to his impressive college career. Read the story on page 14. Lochte injuredRyan Lochte reportedly suffered a torn MCL and a sprained ACL on Tuesday after falling when a teenage girl attempted to jump into his arms in Gainesville. ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24When Trenton Brown signed with Florida last winter, he expected to make a contribution equal to his size. But seven games into his college career, he remained on the sideline, watching his teammates surrender sack after drive-killing sack. It was kind of frustrating, Brown said. But against Georgia on chance to make a big impact. The junior transfer out of Georgia Military College against the Bulldogs and drew praise from his coaches and teammates. He did a good job in the game, offensive coordinator Brent Pease said. Theres a couple things weve got to clean up. I think hes good now that hes had some of those been-in-a-game situations. I think hell get better. Brown started at right tackle in redshirt sophomore Tyler Moores place while Moore moved to left tackle, replacing injured sophomore D.J. Humphries (knee). The new offensive-line combination surrendered four sacks against Georgia but looked better against the pass rush than it had in previous weeks. They gave me time, quarterback Tyler Murphy said. They were able to open up some holes for the running backs. I thought they played well. Browns strength on the line is his sheer size. The 6-foot-8, 360-pound lineman has the mass to block any blitzing defender. Brown said he inherited the size from his family. My dad is 6-7, and my moms dad is 6-7, he said. Ive heard that you get your size from your moms side of the family, so I guess I would have kind of nice size either way. Brown almost utilized his height in another sport. Before focusing on football, he said he played basketball well enough to garner scholarship offers from mid-major Division I schools such as Jacksonville State, Old Dominion and South Carolina State. If I dropped about 60 pounds, I could still get after it, he said. Ive still got the game. Before I gained that, I could windmill (dunk). When I was 285, I could windmill. But the weight he added between his freshman year Ryan Jones / AlligatorFlorida right tackle Trenton Brown (74) blocks Georgia defensive lineman Garrison Smith (56) during the Gators 23-20 loss to the Bulldogs on Saturday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville. Massive Brown playing large role on line PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff Writer@phillip_heilman Accusations of using threats of violence and racial slurs against teammate Jonathan Martin caused Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito to be suspended from the team this week. The incident has generated consideration as to what behavior is acceptable in the NFL and in locker rooms across the country. For Florida linebacker Michael Taylor, the key to not crossing the line is maintaining respect for teammates. Im all for the jokes, all for playing. Youve just got to know the personality of a player, and youve just got to know what you can do, what you can say to a person and treat everybody with respect, Taylor said Tuesday. Everybodys got a different level of comfortability about what you can say about them and how to approach them. Youve just got to know your teammates. Thats my main thing with me, just respecting your teammates and knowing what you can do and what you can say to who. It remains unclear to what extent Martin was harassed by Incognito, who has denied involvement in the situation. Several reports include descriptions of the 24-year-old rookie facing bullying, hazing and monetary demands. Tyler Moore said Tuesday that Florida teammates will make fun of guys if they do certain things, did something stupid or said something a little fun or something Gators shocked by Dolphins bullying issueMENS BASKETBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer@jczuprynCasey Prather had a humble beginning to his Florida career. 2011, Prather took two shots and missed both. He grabbed three rebounds, but one was from his own shot. He started, but six Gators still had more time on the court than he did. But after three seasons of averaging 3.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game, Prather transformed into the Gators go-to playmaker on both sides of the ball during Floridas 110-88 victory against Florida Southern during an exhibition game Friday night. Not only did the senior forward make 8 of 10 shots for a game-leading 23 points, but he also led all players on the court with seven assists and four steals. gressiveness fewer than four minutes into the game when he took the ball up the court, faked a pass to Kasey Hill on the wing and split two defenders in the lane for a onehanded dunk. Although Prather started at forward, he brought the ball up the court several times throughout the night and mostly drove the lane. dunks. Hill, who started the game at point guard, had only three assists.Prather assuming larger scoring role for depleted FloridaSEE BR OWN, P A GE 15 SEE HOOPS, P A GE 15 SEE NOTES, P A GE 15Prather T aylor Junior tackle is 6-foot-8, 360 poundsQuotableIm not against it. Trenton Brown (6-foot-8, 360 pounds) UF offensive lineman on continuing to grow

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LOGAN MCGUIREAlligator Writer@loganjmcguireSebastien Rousseau is a two-time NCAA champion, 10-time All-American and two-time South African Olympian. But there is still more to come. Before the Olympics, college and even high school, Rousseau was just a kid with a dream. My dad actually told me this story a couple years ago, Rousseau said. They asked the people at his work to go home and ask their kids what they want to do when they grow up, and I said, I want to swim for South Africa in the Olympics. He realized that dream at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 when the 17-year-old from Cape Town, South Africa, made his debut in the Water Cube the same pool in which Michael Phelps won his record-setting eight gold medals for the 800-meter swim and posted a time of 1:50.46 in preliminaries. It was good ly a second off his previous time coming in at 1:49.55. His relay It was crazy, Rousseau said. Beijing was such a crazy experience. Obviously London was amazing, too, but nobody can put on a spectacle like the Chinese can. It was just such a huge event and walking out onto the pool deck and having people go crazy was amazing. Less than a year later, the top-rated and highly touted recruit made a 10-day recruiting trip to America to look at schools. Coach Gregg Troy persuaded him to swim at Florida. Hes just very open with me, and I like that, Rousseau said. He reminds me of my coach (Karoly Von Toros) in the fact that hes very up front with what he thinks Im doing, and he doesnt mind telling me if Im doing something wrong. Convincing Rousseau to swim for the Gators was a big get for Troy, as the redshirt senior has become an integral part of the team. Troy called Rousseau the steadiest swimmer the Gators have. Assistant coach Anthony Nesty credited Rousseaus work ethic and leadership as critical components of Floridas success early this season. He was probably the most consistent of all our athletes and probably of an athlete that Ive seen in a long, long time here at UF, Nesty said I think his performances at the end of the summer all of our men and women really looked up to the job he did on a day-to-day basis. Florida ended Auburns 16-year run atop the Southeastern Conference at the 2013 SEC Championships in February something Rousseau acknowledged as the most meaningful moment in his swimming career and he is determined to make it two straight conference crowns. But that is a tall order. Florida has placed second behind Auburn every other season that Rousseau has swam for the Gators. What made 2013 so special is what will make repeating esBeating them was great, Rousseau said. They were really humble in the way that they acted, so that was nice of them, but Florida will get a crack at Auburn before the SEC Championships this season when the two programs meet Jan. 25 in the OConnell Center. Rousseau expects a bit of nostalgia to join an otherwise competitive meet. Its a real big dual meet for us, just because its our senior meet, he said. Its at home. Its Auburn. Ill never forget my freshman year. That was one of the craziest meets Ive ever been to. Just so much passion on the team. Im looking forward to that. Rousseau is also hoping for a shot at winning a national season. But he is reluctant to consider Florida the favorite. petition, he said, adding that the Gators must simply control the things they can and count on their training and preparation to be enough to be in it at the end. Given his success, Rousseau considers winning a national but there are some things he considers more important. When I look back, Ill think just in the moments that I shared with these guys are more special than winning a national championship, he said. If we win a national championship that would be awesome, cherry on top, but sharing these moments, working hard with these guys is what its about. And working hard is exactly what Rousseau intends to keep doing. You can get complacent in this sport, he said. Its always good to have someone reminding you that youre not always going to be on top and there might be someone else out there working harder than you. These are wise words from the 23-year-old, who plans to stay in Gainesville to continue his four-year training cycle for But for now, Rousseau is focused on the task at hand. This year, for me, its very special, he said. Im just trying to give everything back that Ive received from all the guys, the coaches and making sure that everyone understands what we have to do to in order to accomplish our goal. 14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 Senior swimmer aims to cap successful career with national titleMatt Riva / Alligator Staff Beijing was such a crazy experience. Obviously London was amazing, too, but nobody can put on a spectacle like the Chinese can.Sebastien RousseauUF swimmer

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Prather said he has been working more at ball handling this season during practice, and Donovan is allowing him more chances to take the ball the full length of the court if he sees an opening. (Donovan) used me a lot in practice, Prather said. He gives me a lot of freedom to take the ball off the press or get the ball off the rebound and go with it. Its just something Im kind of used to now. Prather added that he expects to be used in the same capacity during the regular season to give the Gators more offensive weapons. With Florida losing about 51 percent of its offense from last year, Donovan is letting Prather assume more of a role as a scorer than he has had in the past. His production has gone from averaging two points or fewer per game And with Prather getting more time on the court and getting the ball in his hands more throughout the game, that number should once again rise. Im just playing more free, more loose, Prather said. Im just doing what I know I can do. During Floridas media day, Donovan said Prathers high-ankle sprain and concussions were the only things that prevented him from having a terBut the Florida coach added if the NCAA Tournament. In the Gators four tournament rebounds. Prather said his performance from last years postseason has motivated him throughout the offseason as Florida prepares for its season opener against North Florida on Friday. It just made me hungry, he said. It gave me something to work for knowing I could play with anybody in the country. pounds, according to Rivals.com and when he enrolled at Florida in May is what allowed him to succeed on the line. Brown attributed his growth at Georgia Military College to one meal in particular Zaxbys Wed eat Zaxbys like two times a day, he said. The cafeteria wasnt the best. Although Brown is a force on the line, Floridas staff is having him slow down. He said he his Zaxbys intake to the occasional salad. Moore said Brown is surprisingly athletic at his current size, and he can make plays against the best players the Gators throw at him during practice. I saw him take down Dante Fowler on the pass rush, Moore said. (Fowler is), if not this year, next year, (an) All-American defensive end, and he made him look like he was a highschool kid. UF needs all the help it can get on the line. Florida has already struggled against strong defensive players such as Miamis Tyriq McCord, Missouris Michael Sam and Georgias Ray Drew. The Gators still have All-American Gamecocks lineman Jadeveon Clowney looming. But with Brown on the line, the Gators received a big, potentially NFL-bound boost. He showed little clips of being what he can be, which Id say at least a third-round pick in the NFL, if not higher if he can continue to play, continue to develop the way he is, Moore said. Hes a big guy and has great reach and everything. So he can be something special if he keeps working. like that but that any joking in the Florida locker room remains good-natured. Once you start using some terms that should not be said by certain people, youve gone way too far, Moore said. Struggles in the red zone: Floridas ofbeen a critical factor. into the red zone this season, they have rate the lowest in the Southeastern Conference. Auburn leads the SEC in red-zone efwhile, Texas A&M leads the conference season. Were not getting there enough, offensive coordinator Brent Pease said. We do need more touchdowns. We get in situations where we settle. Compounding Floridas problem is the lack of consistency from its kickers. The Gators have used three kickers this season Austin Hardin, Francisco Velez and Brad Phillips and each has been shaky. Hardin, the lone scholarship kicker on goal try but shanked an extra point and has underwhelmed in practice. Velez, who currently handles kicking yard try against Georgia. Because each kicker has struggled, coach Will Muschamp has declared the position open as the Gators continue to search for an answer to their woes. Were going to look at it again this week, Muschamp said. Freshman losing ground: Demarcus Robinson continues to be a non-factor in Floridas offense and seemingly has lost nator said he expected Robinson to pop sometime soon. On Tuesday, his comments were less optimistic. Demarcus has to be more consistent with what he does, Pease said. Right now, hes a good kid and hes got a lot of ability, but youve got to continue to compete. ALLIGATOR, 15Kan Li / Alligator StaffCasey Prather attempts a shot during Floridas 110-88 victory against Florida Southern during an exhibition game on Friday in the OConnell Center. Prather working to become offensive weapon HOOPS, from page 13 BROWN, from page 13Brown hoping to slim down to about 340 poundsMatt Riva / Alligator StaffTyler Murphy attempts a pass during Floridas 23-20 loss to Georgia on Saturday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville. Murphy and the Gators have struggled in the red zone this season. UF last in Southeastern Conference in red-zone scoring percentage NOTES, from page 13

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16, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 5 Kentucky 2013 SEC WOMENS SOCCER TOURNAMENT7 LSU 0 of 1 9 Missouri 0 SOCCER MICHELLE PROVENZANO@mmprovenzanoWhen Florida lost two straight games against Missouri and South Carolina early in conference play, its chances of winning a Southeastern Conference title looked grim. The team talked about not losing any more games after the 2-1 double-overtime defeat against the Gamecocks, and the Gators succeeded, ending the regular season tied atop the conference standings. Entering the SEC Tournament as the No. 1 seed, Florida will make its tournament debut tonight against Arkansas at the Orange Beach Sportsplex in Orange Beach, Ala., at 6. Eighth-seeded Arkansas won in a 4-0 shutout against ninth-seeded Missouri on Monday night to advance to the second round of the tournament. The Razorbacks, who were one of the two SEC opponents the Gators did not face in the conference play. Coach Becky Burleigh said Arkansas is a good team to face because of its contrasting style of play to Floridas 4-2-3-1 formation Thats something we still need to get better at, Burleigh said of playing dissimilar opponents. We have to trust the way that we play. We have to trust one another. Everyone has a strength on this team, and let them do their strengths. We are really strong when everyone is playing that way. Burleigh said the Gators improved greatly since the beginning of the season, and they have grown into something special. The Mississippi State game was one of our turning points, Burleigh said. That day we had the big team meeting and then we played that game that night. I think we got closer because of that whole day and that experience. As long as we can demonstrate that at a high level, then it gives us a really good chance to win.Gators begin SEC Tournament play against RazorbacksFreshman forward Savannah Jordan passes the ball during Floridas 2-0 victory against Texas A&M on Oct. 27 at James G. Pressly Stadium.