The Independent Florida alligator

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

Title:
The Independent Florida alligator
Portion of title:
Florida allgator
Alligator
Alternate Title:
University digest
University of Florida digest
Physical Description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Independent Florida Alligator
Publisher:
The students of the University of Florida
Campus Communications, Inc.
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
Gainesville, Fla
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville

Notes

Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Additional Physical Form:
Online ed. available via the World Wide Web.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 65, no. 75 (Feb. 1, 1973)-
General Note:
"Not officially associated with the University of Florida."

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 13827512
alephbibnum - 000470760
lccn - sn 86010448
issn - 0889-2423
lccn - sn 86010448
System ID:
UF00028290:01828

Related Items

Preceded by:
Florida alligator


This item is only available as the following downloads:


Full Text

PAGE 1

Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Grant to fund creation of FOSSIL networkThe grant is $1.97 million, pg 3. Cinema Verde to bring sustainability to Depot StationThe festival starts today, pg 5. Collegiate a cappella groups coming to Tickets are $10, pg 3. Casey Turgeon and the Gators look to employ a smallball strategy when they start the season on Friday. Read the story on page 14. 56 /35 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 7 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 BEATRICE DUPUY and SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writersbdupuy@alligator.org sstewart-muniz@alligator.orgSen. Bill Nelson and former Gov. Charlie Crist spoke at UF this week after the state denied use of the Reitz Union as an early voting site. The politicians came to voice their opinions about the state legislatures exclusion of educational facilities from its list of possible early voting centers, which was expanded in 2013. Wednesday at a rally on Turlington Plaza, called on the crowd of roughly 100 to contact Gov. Rick Scott and Floridas Secretary of State Ken Detzner. The last thing they ought to do to you is keep you from voting, he said. Lauren Nickoloff, the president of the UF College Democrats, said the club is already planning to send letters and call state legislators. We want to make sure that they know we are not happy with what they are doing, said Nickoloff, a 20-year-old UF political science and VOLUME 108 ISSUE 99 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014Matthew Martyr / Alligator StaffCatching UpMembers of UFs Objects in Motion practice juggling and tricks on the Reitz Union Breezeway on Wednesday evening. The student performing arts club meets every Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. CRIME KATHRYN VARNAlligator Staff Writerkvarn@alligator.orgA second suspect prosecutors say is responsible for the 2012 murder of a 78-year-old disabled Gainesville man could face the death penalty in a trial that started this week. Austin M. Jones of Mulberry, Fla., is facing several charges innapping and robbery, according to court records. Jones, 24, and his cousin broke into the home of Paul Quandt, who later died in the hospital after he was beaten, stabbed and shocked with a Taser. Jones cousin, 25-year-old Maranda J. Martin, was convicted last year on similar charges. Late on the night of Jan. 9, 2012, Jones and Martin broke into Quandts home at 4854 NW 75th Road armed with two pistols, two rolls of tape and the Taser, according to Alligator archives. Police said the pair took a safe with more than $20,000 in gold, silver, cash, guns and electronics then sped away in Quandts white Cadillac, according to archives. They left Quandt at the house with his hands taped together. He was able to slip out of the tape using cooking oil, and he crawled to a neighbors house to ask for help before slipping into a coma, according to archives. He died eight days later at UF Health Shands Hospital. man Darry Lloyd said the trial is expected to last three weeks, which includes a phase to determine whether Jones should receive the death penalty. State pursues death penalty for murder suspectSEE REITZ, PAGE 4Politicians protest Reitz voting ban THE WINNER GETS TO GO TO ITALY. TAYLOR WIDOMAlligator Contributing WriterIf you thought the SEC rivalry ended with football, think again. enters the kitchen for an epic pizza-making showdown, and Gainesvilles own Satchels has recently decided to accept its invitation to represent The Gator Nation. 19 in Oxford, Miss., during the Oxford Beer Festival, and will involve small artisan pizza shops representing their SEC football teams. The winner of the competition will receive a trip to Italy and an invitation to join a group of competitive pizza makers called the U.S. Pizza Team. Festival coordinator Darryl Parker said the rivalry should help increase event participation even from far-away places like Florida.Satchels to bring the heat in SEC pizza-making competitionSEE PIZZA, PAGE 4Jones

PAGE 2

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 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 TODAYFORECASTMONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY CLOUDY 75/49 CLOUDY 71/43 SUNNY 67/39 SUNNY 67/50 CLOUDY 56/35 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 99 Suit and Tie: Mens Appreciation Ceremony Nominations The Institute of Black Culture is seeking nominations for its mens appreciation ceremony. The ceremony will recognize outstanding men whose work and lives have helped make a difference in their communities. The nominee should have served as a leader and role model to other men, students, colleagues and/or his community. The selected recipients will be honored at the Suit & Tie: Honoring Our African American Men award ceremony April 10 in Ustler Hall. Nomination forms can be found at bit.ly/1ipguu8 and are due by Feb. 21. GatorWell focus group participants needed GatorWell Health Promotion Services is looking for UF students to participate in a onehour confidential focus group about interpersonal violence issues on campus. To participate, email GatorWellProjects@mail. ufl.edu with your contact information. Use My Campus as the subject line. Must be 18 years or older and a currently enrolled UF student. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to kgriffis@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 HAPPENINGRUB Entertainment Presents: Cupid Shuffle Game Night Come to the Reitz Grand Ballroom today at 8 p.m. to take part in our How Well Do You Know Me? game show to see just how well you know your friends. Claim your prize then relax and enjoy our green screen. Decorate valentines for your sweetheart while enjoying our holiday refreshments, and youll be feeling the love by the end of the night. LGBT Affairs anniversary LGBT Affairs at UF will be hosting Karen Graves as the keynote speaker for the organizations 10-year anniversary today at 7 p.m. at Ustler Hall Atrium. She will discuss her work on documenting the Johns Committees purge of LGBT staff in Floridas university system beginning in 1956 and her book on the matter And They Were Wonderful Teachers: Floridas Purge of Gay and Lesbian Teachers. Christianity in the Middle East Come out and listen to professor Andrea Sterk speak about Christianity in the Middle East: Two Millennia of Neglected History & Culture today at 6:30 p.m. in Matherly Hall, Room 18. Student-led presentations will introduce you to Christianity in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and there will be refreshments and snacks. Valentines swing dance You dont need to have your own dance partner because we have plenty. East Coast swing/ Lindy Hop is the best dance ever and even better when there is love in the air along with baked goods, games and ridiculous decorations. On Friday at the Unified Training Center, beginner lessons will start at 8 p.m., and social dancing will run from 9 p.m. to midnight. Entrance is $5. Free challah roll Who wants to celebrate Shabbat a little early this week? Come meet Melissa from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Turlington Plaza to get a free challah roll to chomp on. Black History Month Family Day Come visit the Harn Museum on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. for a free Family Day commemorating Black History Month. Take a tour of the exhibitions Kongo Across the Waters and Cosmopolitan: Envisioning Global Communities with a Harn guide, learn traditional African dancing with guest artist Noni Jones, and experience the Fort Mos display. After enjoying the exhibition, create personal adornments made from recycled materials from Gainesvilles Repurpose Project. Admission and parking is free with a suggested donation of $2 per child or $5 per family for the art activity. For more information, visit harn.ufl.edu. Empowerment service trip to Colombia Sign up to go on one of Children Beyond Our Borders Bound For Peace service trips to the beautiful cities of Medelln or Cartagena in Colombia. Volunteers are trained to build and lead education empowerment workshops for at-risk youth in Colombia. There will be a one-week trip during Spring Break and two two-week trips at the end of summer. Trip prices vary but include housing, food, transportation and the plane ticket. If you are interested in signing up or have any questions, email the coordinators at servicetripinfo@chbob.org or visit chbob.org. Gator Wesley Love Campaign Gator Wesley will be on the Plaza of the Americas this week asking the question What is Love? Stop by for free candy and the chance to answer the question, make your own buttons and write cards to elderly people in Gainesville. Ubisoft Facebook drawing Ubisoft is one of the worlds largest video game producers in the world and is represented at UF. Enter February Frenzy for a chance to win cash prizes and free swag. Enter by going onto the Ubisoft at University of Florida Facebook page, and click on the link in the latest status update. Like all three pages, and enter your name and email. Authors @ UF: Steven Noll and David Tegeder Professors Steven Noll and David Tegeder will discuss their book Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Floridas Future on Monday at 7 p.m. in Smathers Library East, Room 100. The book examines the long-standing effort to build a canal across Florida. Sustainable event planning workshop Please join us Monday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Rinker Hall, Room 106, to learn sustainable event planning tips and how easy the Sustainable Event Certification Program process is. This program is through the UF Office of Sustainability and consists of a short Sustainable Event Planning Guide and an easy application for certification. The idea is any organization can host green events, no matter if the organization has a sustainability focus. Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

PAGE 3

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Healthcare in your back yard. Healthcare in your back yard. be smart. eat local. Emily Cochrane / Alligator StaffRed HotJeremy Ashton, who installs sculptures, welds the beams to the support structure of Big Max on Wednesday. The red metal sculpture by John Raymond Henry was installed Tuesday afternoon at the Harn Museum. RESEARCH SONIA PORTALUPPIAlligator Contributing WriterAmateur paleontologists are hoping to bring ancient history to the 21st century. UF researchers will use a four-year, $1.97 million National Science Foundation grant to create a national network of amateur and professional paleontologists. Heres an opportunity where we can get people from different parts of the country that have like interests to communicate, said Bruce MacFadden, the vertebrate paleontology curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History. The FOSSIL Project Fostering Opportunities for Synergistic STEM with Informal Learners will create connections with fossil clubs and societies around the country to educate amateurs and help digitalize fossils for collections. The projects long-term goals include an interactive website where users can input data, submit requests for information and connect with other paleontologists. It creates an interface between researchers and amateur collectors, which can be used as an outreach opportunity for the general public, said Arianna Harrington, a UF biology graduate student and research assistant. To begin building the relationship, amateur paleontologists have been invited to participate in the North American Paleontological Convention on Saturday at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Harrington said the community seems excited about the potential. Now with social networking and information being so permeable from one region to another the digitalization of fossils can be considered a direct result of how global things are getting, she said.Grant to fund creation of FOSSIL network IT WILL BE AT THE PHILLIPS CENTER. CHRISTINE ALVAREZAlligator Contributing WriterFor the second year in a row, voices from across the state will sing sans instruments at UF for the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella 2014 Tournament. The competition will be held Saturday at noon at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased at the UFPA box 4, which is traditionally scheduled at a university central to the participating groups. Spencer Jordan, a 19-year-old UF family, youth and community sciences and English sophomore, is a part of No Southern Accent, the a cappella group at UF that is hosting the event. advantage, which doesnt really mean too much in a cappella, Jordan said. It just means that your friends and family get to be in the audience more so than if we went to Georgia. He said theres UF camaraderie while performing on campus but also a healthy competitive spirit. No Southern Accent hosted the competition last year when it sold out University Auditorium, which is why it was moved to the Phillips Center. A cappella groups from UF, the University of Miami, the University of Central Florida, Florida State University and Nova Southeastern University will be included in the lineup. Alexa Gedigian, a 22-year-old UF public relations senior, will be competing at the ICCA for the second time. Gedigian is the business manager for the Sedoctaves, the all-female a capella group at UF, which hasnt competed since 2011. Competition is really fun, but at the end of the day ... we all represent the University of Florida, and were so proud to have it here, she said. A capella semi

PAGE 4

economics junior. Gainesville city attorney Nicolle Shalley sent an inquiry to Scotts administration regarding whether the Reitz Union could be used as an early voting center. In an advisory opinion responding to Gainesvilles request, Maria Matthews of the Florida Division of Elections stated educational facilities are not covered under the terms convention center and government-owned community center. Nelson, at Mondays press conference in the Reitz Union, said Scotts administration is trying to suppress UFs student voters to incoming November election. The statute allows early voting to occur in government-owned community centers, Nelson said. The last time I checked, the university is part of the public sector, which is a community facility that is not just used by students. However, Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy has a different opinion on the subject. Braddy said Nelson and Crist are using Gainesvilles early voting issue to bring attention to their campaigns. The magic of an election year transforms the status quo into an act of voter suppression, he said. While Gainesville had requested the Reitz as a municipal early voting site, dates for early voting correspond with UFs Spring Break when most students arent on campus, Braddy said. Early voting locations include the the Millhopper Branch Library. Although the current locations might be out of some students reach, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said the universitys hands are tied. The University of Florida is not opposed to holding early voting on campus, Sikes said. Unfortunately, we are precluded by state law from doing so. People take pride in being part of the SEC, Parker said. Im sure it will be a heated competition. Satchel Raye, chef and owner of Satchels, said he has never been interested in competition when it comes to pizza. But Raye said his mind changed when the Facebook status he made about this one received more likes and comments than any of the restaurants past social media posts. What makes it interesting is now they make it an SEC competition, he said. So then all of a sudden its like, Well, how can you not? Raye said he would be excited to see how the competition plays out because Satchels was built not only around pizza, but music, art and community as well. This is an interesting test because it takes our pizza out of that atmosphere, he said. However, Raye said he has never been nervous making pizza, and he doesnt expect to see that change any time soon, even with a majority of the schools in the conference participation. If there was any way I thought I could improve my pizza, I would have done it by now, he said. I think it can stand up. Dante Fowler, a 19-year-old UF telecommunication sophomore and outside linebacker for the Gators, said he has as much faith in Satchels as he does in the team. Theyre two hardworking companies that just want to get to the top and be the best at what they do, he said. If we win Im gonna throw a little party. Raye said hed try to bring home the title for himself and UF. If we win, he said, we win for the Gators. JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a local man Tuesday after police reported he was carrying a gun and 100 rounds of ammunition in his backpack with no permit. 27-year-old Philip Beaven Ciano on charges of carrying concealed weapons, according to an arrest report. At about midticed Ciano riding his bicycle without proper lights on Northwest 23rd Terrace. When asked for ID, Ciano put his bag on the ground and started lookthe grip of a .22 caliber revolver in the backpack, according to the report. The gun was fully loaded. During questioning, Ciano said he had been shooting in the woods earlier and forgot to take the gun out of his backpack. He said his mother was said the events never happened and told police her son is mentally unstable and severely depressed, according to the report. cers asked Ciano if a surveillance video would show him buying the ammunition, and he changed his story, saying he actually bought it a week ago at M&C Army Surplus. Ciano was booked into the Alachua County Jail at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, where he remained as of press time in lieu of a $40,000 bond. 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffFormer Florida Gov. Charlie Crist spoke to UF students Wednesday on Turlington Plaza about his support of the Reitz Union as an early voting center. CAMPUS EMILY JULSONAlligator Contributing WriterUFs Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts was ranked 20th overall in a national ranking of college campus theaters. The center was ranked in The 25 Most Amazing College Campus Theaters by the Best College Reviews this week. It was the only Florida school to make the list. The center hosts national and international artists from around the world as well as student productions. Its one of the largest college theaters in the nation, with seating for about 1,700 in the main hall and an additional 200 seats in the Black Box Theatre. Some other highlights in the review include the centers fountain and all-glass window exterior. Michael Blachly, the director of UF Performing Arts, attributed the centers value to its staff and audience. He said the center has an exceptional professional crew that is highly skilled in production and publicity. Our programs reach a broad, diverse audience, Blachly said. We have a strong base of audience support. Todd Taylor, the public relations associate for the UF Performing Arts, said the variety of multicultural performances attract a wide audience. Artists come from all corners of the globe, Taylor said. We have dancers coming in from India, orchestras coming in from Russia, and students are able to see these types of performances right on campus. However, Alejandra Nash, a 21-year-old UF marketing and event management junior and former intern at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, said the UF Cultural Plaza, where the center is located, has one main problem: parking. One time, there was an event at the Harn Museum and the Phillips Center at the same time, and there wasnt enough parking, even with the garage, Nash said. Old people had to park by the lahave to do that.Phillips Center ranks amazingMan arrested for carrying revolver, 100 ammo roundsIt brings diverse acts BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writer bdupuy@alligator.org Follett, the corporation in charge of the UF Bookstore, will soon manage all UF stadium sports stores and stands. Starting Feb. 27, Follett will run all stores formerly managed by the LIDS Sports Group, because the contract was discontinued. UFs contract with the bookstore will be a separate contract from the sports stores on campus. Mike Spiegler, senior associate athletics director, said Follett will sell all current inventories in the stores. We reached out to Follett since they were already here on campus, he said. They do a great job at the bookstore. Its a Follett, like LIDS Sports Group, will pay UF a percentage of what they sell from the merchandise. Nicole Neugebauer, a 19-year-old UF business freshman, said shes concerned the prices will be expensive like the UF Bookstore merchandise. The stuff in the bookstore is a little overpriced, she said. If theyre taking over, I wont be buying as much UF stuff on campus. But Lynne Vaughan, director of UF Bookstores, said prices will mostly remain the same. We are working to bring in new inventory for the stores as well, she said. Stadium store and stand employees will retain their current positions for the change.UF Bookstore parent company to manage stadium storesMayor Braddy said its a campaign ploy REITZ, from page 1 PIZZA, from page 1Satchel isnt nervous We have a strong base of audience support.Michael BlachlydirectorCiano If theyre taking over, I wont be buying as much UF stuff on campus.Nicole NeugebauerUF business freshman

PAGE 5

THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSTARKE A man was executed Wednesday night for raping and killing a 9-year-old boy 18 years ago, a death that spurred the victims parents to press nationwide for and better handling of child abduction cases. Juan Carlos Chavez, 46, was pronounced dead at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, according to death chamber but did submit a statement laced with religious references in writing. Chavez abducted Jimmy Ryce at gunpoint after the boy got off a school bus on Sept. 11, 1995, in rural Miami-Dade County. Ryces parents turned the tragedys pain into a push for stronger U.S. laws regarding proved police procedures in missing child cases. Their foundation gave hundreds of free dogs to law enforcement agencies to aid in searches for children. The boys father, 70-year-old Don Ryce, witnessed the execution along with his son Ted, 37. They told reporters the execution closes a long, painful chapter and hopefully sends a powerful message to other would-be child abductors. Dont kill the child. Because if you do, people will not forget, they will not forgive. We will hunt you down, and we will put you to death, Ryce said. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5Cresonia Hsieh / AlligatorTurling-TonesKelsey Roessler, a 21-year-old UF accounting junior, performs Wednesday on Turlington Plaza with a capella group the Sedoctaves. LAUREN TRONCOSO Alligator Contributing WriterGotham isnt the only city with a soft spot for bats. Bat fanatics will be able to see the thousands of foraging, furry free-tails living in the UF Bat Barn without enduring the musky smell. By the end of the month, a camera inside the barn will be live streaming on the Florida Museum of Natural Historys website. Sarah Fazenbaker, the museums webmaster, said a camera was mounted inside the barn last week and is fully functional. However, she said there isnt a set date for when the stream will be online because it takes a little tinkering to get the power, Internet connectivity, camera angle and lighting right. Fazenbaker said there used to be a camera in the next-door Bat House, but it was shut off last year because the environment inside was too hostile for the equipment, and it made maintenance problematic. The barn is structured in a way that will keep the camera cleaner than it was in the Bat House, she said, and the equipment will hopefully last longer. Fazenbaker said the camera is Staff decided to install it for the terest in the nightly bat viewing. What I didnt know until we did this whole project was that they actually move around quite a bit during the day, she said. They actually something to look at if theres enough living in the barn. Candace McCaffery, the museums mammals collection manager, said bats are picky about where they live. It took years for the bats to warm up to the barn, she said, even though it was primed with bat feces to make it smell attractive to the animals. The Bat House was built to relocate the bats living in the stadiums and old buildings on campus. When the internal structure of the house collapsed in 2009 because of too many bats, it was remodeled, and the additional barn was built in 2010. I think were really fortunate, though, that it actually worked and that we have this big colony here, McCaffery said. Its great for us for some insect control, and its a great viewing thing for campus. The museum currently has a camera installed on an exterior pole, which is already streaming live on its website. Observers anywhere can watch about 300,000 bats emerge at dusk with just a click of a button. ate student Jared Baum, 22, said tures two or three times, and he said he thinks the new technology is a good idea. Its pretty interactive, he said. It unveils the unknown behind the barns.Museum to open bat barn livestreamVictim Jimmy Ryce died in 1995C AMPUS ANNALEIGH BONDSAlligator Contributing WriterIn 2009, 15-year-old Claire Dunlap went into cardiac arrest while playing varsity softball for her high school. If it hadnt been for the CPR equipment on site, the incident could have killed her. It can happen to anyone at anytime, Dunlap said. Now a 20-year-old UF advertising junior, Dunlap will speak cation at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Saturday. The event will certify 800 people in American Heart Associations Adult CPR and Automated during three different sessions 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. It will be Gainesvilles largest CPR American Heart Association. There is a $5 cost to attend the event, said Clay Gibbons, director of sales and marketing for GatorCPR. Any money raised will be used to provide an AED to the community, he said. He said GatorCPR is trying to reduce the bystander effect by training people in CPR and making them feel comfortable with it. He said he hopes the event will and increase the survival rate of cardiac arrest, which is an estimated 7 percent in the state of Florida, he said. The goal of this event is to try to get people to take CPR class who would otherwise not take CPR class, Gibbons said. There will be 57 volunteer instructors at the event who will train participants on Adult CPR, saving people from choking and how to use the AED. Chrissy Hankin, a 19-year-old UF elementary education sophomore, said she is attending because it is a good opportunity for a low price. I have always wanted to get something that Im going to need. THE FILM-AND-ARTS FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY. PURVI PANDITAlligator Contributing WriterGainesvilles own environmentally focused The Cinema Verde Film Festival, which starts today and lasts until Sunday, will be located in the newly renovated Depot Station, Gainesvilles oldest train depot, located at 201 SE Depot Ave. Trish Riley, the director and founder of Cinema Verde, said the festival creates a support system for people like business owners who choose the untraditional and sometimes costly path of sustainable practices. Our goal is to connect those folks with an audience of customers so everyone can strengthen each other, and there can be more forward motion towards sustainability, Riley said. Don Hardy, co-director of the Human Extival because of its solid reputation. Hopefully its eye-opening, Hardy said of harmful chemicals in everyday products. Bill Zhou, a 20-year-old UF marketing sophomore who interns for the festival, said cause of the company culture. Were trying to work towards a greener world, Zhou said. ture several food trucks and an outdoor bar. People do appreciate it, Riley said, and it makes me feel like what Im doing is worthwhile. What I didnt know until we did this whole project was that they actually move around quite a bit during the day.Sarah FazenbakerwebmasterRiley CAMPUSGibbons Dont kill the child. Because if you do, people will not forget, they will not forgive. We will hunt you down and we will put you to death.Don Rycevictims father

PAGE 6

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.Sketchy but do it: The Swamp Party is the Unite PartyUFs Student Government has become a one-party system, and you should know where that party came from. With the failed attempts of the Taco Libre Party to qualify and the Students Party to organize, the Swamp Party is essentially running unopposed which some may say theyve been doing for years. But the domination is worse than ever. Facebook events encouraging people to vote Swamp tout acter-bottle stations. But dont be fooled. Those additions date back to before Swamps creation in Fall 2012. How is that possible? The Swamp Party is the Unite Party. Swamp rose out of Unites ashes after a series of unfortunate events forced the partys organizers to rebrand. discussing intimidation tactics to increase voter turnout. Sororities were implicated for giving members alcohol in exchange for votes and refusing to let pledges eat until they voted. Then, in Spring 2012, after football coach Will Muschamp endorsed Gator walk-on and Students Party VP candidate Jesse Schmitt, Unite Party volunteer and then-Senate president pro tempore Jason Tiemeier threw away 268 copies of the Alligator from bins at Weimer Hall. Soon after, Tj Villamil, who would later be elected Student Body president, appeared in a YouTube video criticizing the Alligator and falsely claiming it had refused SGs request that it cut expenses to help UF. (SG doesnt support the Alligator. Thats why its called The Independent Florida Alligator). That election, the Unite Partys president and VP beat the Students Party nominees by 114 votes. It was the highest voter turnout since 1983. It was clear something had to change. So Unite became Swamp. To keep voters from remembering Unites shady history, Swamp tried to disassociate itself, even for claiming Unite had been replaced by Swamp. Swamp maintained that only 10 candidates had been involved with Unite. If Swamp and Unite are so different, why are Swamp candidates on Facebook right now taking credit for Unite successes? To be fair, most of the Swamp candidates in next weeks elections never ran under Unite. Also, its undeniable that services is going to acknowledge Unites accomplishments, why wont it acknowledge Unites oversights? In any case, Swamp doesnt have a squeaky clean past, either. Last year, the Alligator published an email sent by Leah Miller, a liaison between the Swamp Party and its fraternity house representatives, which asked them to collect I Voted stickers and supply the party with a $250 check. It ended with a request for readers to DELETE THIS AFTER YOU GET THE INFORMATION!! WE CANT HAVE ANYTHING ON RECORD! whatever tactics: Sketchy, but do it! Thanks! 84 TOTAL VOTES60% YES 40% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Is the death penalty OK? Todays question: Do you hate Valentines Day?Lessons about love rise out of tragedyA bipolar man and reformed alcoholic kidnapped his son while his wife was at work one day. He didnt get too far, though. Driving home, his wife saw their car parked on the side of the road. In the passenger seat was their 2-year-old son. Underneath the drivers seat was a bottle of bourbon, empty. Finally waking him from an alcohol-induced slumber, she tersely told him to clean up his act and took her son to her mothers. Sometime later, the phone rang. He was on the other end a pay phone. He told her he could turn right, go home and continue attending Alcoholics Anonymous, or he could turn left and be gone from her life forever. Love supersedes reason. She told him to go home; they could work it out. He went home but never made it to another AA meeting. The last thing he knew was the taste of cold metal and Its been 19 years since my father killed himself. My mom still has the gun in her closet; Ive seen it. I never understood why she kept it but remain as unsure of how she Love supersedes reason. For a long time, I harbored hatred toward my coward father. With time, Ive realized he was no coward, and I have no hate left to give. In fact, his actions taught me everything I know about love. My mom lost her dad to cancer a week later. She lost her job not long after that. They tried to force her to work overnight, even though that was impossible for a single mother with a toddler. Even when she was losing so much, she still gave me everything. She bought a house in a nice area with good schools, she read to me every day and loved me more than I can fathom. She still does. Mom taught me love is giving. A couple of years went by, and my mom found a new man. He stuck around a while and moved in after a couple of years. By the time I was 7, I was calling him dad. My dad, not my father, taught me about being a man. He played catch with me. He taught me how was 7, he was calling me son. I was not a responsibility or burden or anyone elses. Dad taught me love is accepting. My dad wasnt to remain childless for long. My brother was born when I was 8 and a half. I didnt know what to do. Then, I realized he didnt either, so I went to work. I read to him, played with him and helped him learn to talk. As he got older, he got a little more annoying, as siblings do. Id get frustrated with his persistent insistence on playing with me 24 hours a day. I hated that I was stuck with chores he was too young to do. One day, it hit me. He read all the same books I did when I was his age and played the same games as me. He would steal my too-big-for-him clothes to look like me. I was his role model. That helped me look at who I was to make sure I was becoming the person I wanted to be and someone he could look up to at the same time. My brother taught me that love is teaching and learning. Rationality and evolution dictate humans to act in selftheir children, resulting in a lower quality of life for themselves. When you love someone, you wont stand outside a burning building while they burn. You go in and save them. Love supersedes reason. Justin Jones is a UF journalism senior. His columns appear on Thursdays. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Justin Jonesopinions@alligator.org

PAGE 7

theA v enue GatorAid: Spicing up the bedroomIs three a crowd? Read our advice on page 9.No plans for Valentines Day? Grab a cocktailRead how to spend your Friday night on page 10.Follow us on Twitter at @AlligatorAvenue. SAMANTHA BLENDAvenue WriterThongs. Sparkles. Lace. Strip. Tease. Art. Thats burlesque done by the Mischietroupe, which will host a singles auction Saturday in an effort to give back to the community. Made up of seven performers, the Madams make their own costumes, which they shimmy out of piece by piece until only a thong and pasties are left. The troupes assistant manager, whose stage name is Lolita Lopez, said a challenge of doing burlesque is that it is often thought of as just stripping. But she said she thinks of it as more of an art form. Its incredibly body-positive and feminist, she said. And I love it. I really love it. Lopez also said she likes the amount of freedom she has with her performances, which allows her to incorporate her classical ballet training into her performances. Another troupe member, whose stage name is Sally Sucre, said whats beautiful about burlesque is that there is a different story behind every act. I like being naked, she said. Its very liberating. But I like that its also art. On Saturday, the troupe will take a break from the stage to host its singles auction. The proceeds will go to organizations in the community, which Lopez said is a major source of support for the troupe. Bachelors and bachelorettes will be auctioned off on a date at the event. It will take place at 10:30 p.m. at The Backyard at Boca Fiesta & Palomino, at 232 SE First St. All the proceeds will go to the Civic Media Center, a local alternative library, and network that helps survivors of domestic violence, said Stephen Tierney, the troupes manager. If anyone 18 or older is interested in being auctioned off, he or she can sign up at The Backyard, he said. Those who sign up before the event will get in free before midnight, Lopez said. For everybody else, the cover is $5. People who sign up to be auctioned off will put down their names, turn-ons and turn-offs and if they would like men, women or both to bid on them. This is the Madams second singles auction, Tierney said. Last year the group raised more than $1,200 for the Lynnae Hottinger Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research. Tierney isnt sure if any couples who met at the auction last year are still together, but he said people seemed happy with the pairings. Ive seen people get up there and kiss right when they get on stage, he said. Lopez compared the event to karaoke. It starts off a little slow, but as people drink more, everybody wants to join in. Lopez said if anyone doesnt feel a spark with his or her bidder, he or she can opt out of the date. Bid money wont be accepted, and the date doesnt have to happen. We dont want people feeling uncomfortable, but we do want people to broaden their horizons and meet new friends, she said.THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/AVENUEAmber Riccinto / AlligatorA burlesque dancer, whose stage name is Stella OHare, practices for the groups Friday show, which will be held at the Atlantic, 15 N. Main St. Doors open at 10 p.m., and the show starts at 11:30 p.m. Tickets cost $5. The show is Valentines Daythemed, but performers have personalized their acts. Mischievous Madams to host singles auction after Valentines Day skin EMILY COCHRANEAvenue WriterHollywood is coming out, one small step at a time. As thousands watched the widely publicized marriage of same-sex couples during the 2014 Grammy award ceremony on Jan. 26, the same night TV viewers were introduced to DisDisney received mixed reactions to the brief appearance dropped off their daughter for a play date with the main character. The company has also received attention for the alleged inclusion of same-sex parents in its blockbuster movie FroI think it has to do with the increased mobilization of queer politics, where a queer family structure can be just as normal as heterosexual, said Justin Grant, a UF feminist and queer studies graduate assistant. Were seeing a translation in mainstream media where a queer family structure isnt necessarily risque or threatening. appeared on CBSs All in the Family in 1971, only recently have companies started and commercials. Foxs Glee saw the engagement of Kurt and Blaine, two gay teenagers. ABCs Emmy-winning Modern Family focuses on a gay couple and their adopted daughter, and Coca-Cola and Chevrolet have received attention for featuring same-sex families in their respective Super Bowl and Olympics commercials. I think that its great, that it shows that television is getting more diverse, said Liliana Bello, a 19-year-old UF chemical engineering freshman. Im honestly surprised that this hasnt happened sooner. Despite receiving support from Miley Cyrus, Harry Styles and fans of the show, Disney was attacked by conservative groups such as One Million Moms for pushing an agenda of controversial topics that children are far too young to comprehend. Five-year-old Mia Talerico, who plays Charlie on Disneys Good Luck Charlie, also received defaced pictures of herself and death threats on Instagram after the episode aired. Its unlikely that the couple will appear on the show again since the shows last episode airs Sunday, but many see this as I think were slowly starting to see Disney make that turn that other broadcasting companies are doing, Grant said. Within the next 10 to 15 years, I believe there will be a LGBT main character in a Disney movie or show.Actor recieved death threats after episode

PAGE 8

8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014

PAGE 9

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 GatorAid Leslie Cole is a 21-year-old UF telecommunication senior. Her column runs every Thursday. Need some advice? Send a question to letmegatoraidyou.tumblr.com. Sex is a simple and seriously awesome act if youre doing it for the right reasons. Im always relationship after that night? Are you weirded out about asking someone to be that other person? If you can answer no to all of these and youre ready to get out of the missionary-only sex desert you two have been in, I say go for it. Just bring your freakin A-game. If you thought pleasing one person to the fullest extent was tiresome, get ready to double it. GatorAid Sex is a simple and seriously awesome act, if youre doing it for the right reasons. Im always going to tell people to try new things theyre comfortable with it. If youre scared to that night? Are you weirded out about asking someone to be that other person? If you can answer no to all of these and youre ready to get out of the missionary-only sex desert you two have been in, I say go for it. Just bring your freakin A-game. If you thought pleasing one person to the fullest extent was tiresome, get ready to double it.

PAGE 10

10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 Each Thursday, the Avenue will dish out the best in entertainment. From the silver screen to hidden Internet gems, check out this weeks top picks.Set in World War II, the Monuments Men are a group of unlikely heroes tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Cate Blanchett, this all-star cast shouldnt disappoint. Well see anything with George Clooney lets be real.See It: The Monuments MenWith the jazz musician coming to the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 20, we recommend brushing up on your easy listening. If you need help setting the mood on Valentines Day, turn up Jonathan Batistes blend of jazz, hip-hop, blues and soul for a refreshing sound.Hear It: Jonathan BatisteMost of you might not need a reminder, but season two of the TV drama will be released in its entirety watching the show with a heartto spend the holiday...Watch It: House of CardsWe cant get enough of Giaevers Day, watch Crush on her Vimeo story of how Rick and Shira meet and fall in love after meeting in college in 1972. Retold in the couples own words, Crush will make you and your friends let out a collective awwww.Click It: Bianca GiaeverAlexa Volland / Alligator Staff RACHEL CROSBYAvenue WriterThis winter, a soft, humble plea for closure came on the radio. A Great Big Worlds Say Something captivated hopeless romantics and troubled teens its vocals shaky but stern, its melody light but haunting. But if youre looking for the slow build and soft power that the chart-topper album Is There Anybody Out There? Whereas Say Something serves as a theme song for the broken, Is There Anybody Out There? is fast-paced and happy-go-lucky, stuffed with condescendingly clich verses about the stars, the sea and life getting better (they promise!). As I heard the album beginning to end, I tried to picture when I would listen to it on the bus? No. Studying? Nope. Its so cheesy, it probably only plays while couples cook Sunday breakfast toeggs and laughing while they do it. The two singers consistently alternate sometimes Ian Axels nerdyfolk voice will take lead, like in Say Something. Then Chad Vaccarino the guy you didnt even know was in the band rings in, his voice deeper, more boring. Neither of them have much range you can tell when they squeak at higher notes and squawk at lower ones. But theres a comfort in that. They arent the powerhouse pop group they never promised to be. Instead, the duos awkward harmony boasts a talk-singing Broadway vibe coupled with the hopefulness of a Santa Monica street band think fun. meets One Direction. The Everyone is Gay track, for instance, starts and ends with a bumpy back track that makes it feel childish. Even the lyrics made me roll my eyes If youre gay then youre gay If youre straight well thats great. This is only repeated in songs like I Really Want It with lines like Im not giving up and All you need is inside yourself. I tried hard to relate to Is There Anybody Out There? but the whole album felt like two dudes sat down and tried to write what they thought music should be instead of pouring out their personal experiences like Say Something suggested they would. The album is available for $9.99 on iTunes.A Great Big Worlds new album disappoints tunes Valentines Day is around the corner, and we know some of you will be sulking in front of the TV with a heart-shaped pizza. Depending on what your Facebook relationship status claims, heres how we suggest spending Friday night with everyones favorite Valentine: alcohol. Facebook says: In a relationship, but my boyfriend cant perform Bartender, I need a: Little D***ll Do Recipe: 2 oz George Dickel Tennessee whiskey 3 to 5 splashes Mountain Dew citrus soda Facebook says: Single and lonely What to watch: The Notebook Facebook says: Boys? Who needs em? What to watch: Bridesmaids Bartender, I need a: Girls Night Out Recipe: 1 oz Archers peach schnapps 1 oz Archers cranberry schnapps 1 oz Archers lime schnapps 8 oz lemonade 1 oz grenadine syrup Facebook says: Girls? Who needs em? What to watch: The Hangover Bartender, I need a: Dont Touch My Mustache Recipe: 1 oz Captain Morgan Parrot Bay coconut rum 1 oz pineapple juice 1 oz grenadine syrup Facebook says: Looking for a sugar daddy What to watch: Breakfast at Tiffanys Bartender, I need a: Big Daddy Woo Woo Recipe: 1 oz aquavit 1/2 cup hard cider 1/2 cup beer What to watch: Hes Just Not That Into You Bartender, I need a: Brief Encounter Recipe: 1 oz peach schnapps 1 oz coconut liqueur 1 scoop orange sherbet 1 dash grenadine syrup Facebook says: All my friends are getting engaged. Whats wrong with me? What to watch: Bachelorette Bartender, I need a: Chocolate Confusion Recipe: 1/2 oz vodka 1/2 oz vanilla rum 1/2 oz Frangelico hazelnut liqueur 1/2 oz dark creme de cacao 5 oz milk 1 oz chocolate syrup Facebook says: Im on Tinder What to watch: Knocked Up Bartender, I need a: Dew Me Recipe: 1 oz Jack Daniels Tennessee whiskey 1 oz Southern Comfort peach liqueur 1 splash lemon juice 4 oz Mountain Dew citrus soda Facebook says: Valentines? Thats today? Bartender, I need a: Dirty Bong Water Recipe: 1 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur 1 oz Blue Curacao liqueur 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur 1 oz spiced rum Facebook says: I swear my girlfriend exists What to watch: Lars and the Real Girl Bartender, I need a: Home Alone Recipe: 2 oz vodka 1 tbsp sugar 4 oz Gatorade Riptide Rush energy drink 1/2 oz Mountain Dew lime soda All recipes from drinksmixer.com. ALEXA VOLLAND YIP DECEIVER OPENED THE SHOW. SILVIA RUEDAAvenue Writer How you like your eggs? Fried or fertilized! responded the crowd. Yung Humma, Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamacallit of the independent record label Turquoise Jeep performed their YouTube hit, Fried or Fertilized, and several other songs for fans Tuesday night at High Dive. The label, known for its humorous sex-lathered lyrics and equally titillating YouTube videos, gave spectators a show to remember and sweat for. By the end of the show, we want you to be sweating just as much as we are, said Pretty Raheem, another artist on the label. And sweat they did. During the groups performance of Licky Sticky, single women were called to the stage to receive lap dances. Gabriel Allen, a 22-year-old Ocala resident, became an instant Jeep Rider as fans of the label call themselves when his friend showed him videos on YouTube. Allen said the label is all about good vibes and having fun. Yung Humma and Flynt Flossy performed what is perhaps the labels greatest hit, Lemme Smang It, which has almost 12 million views on YouTube. The audience went crazy, reciting lyrics like, Ima have you looking like a Wild Thornberry. Will Baldock, a 21-year-old UF microbiology senior, has been a Turquoise Jeep fan since his freshman year. I think their songs are really funny and provide a resound amount of entertainment, he said. Baldock said the concert was everything he hoped for and more. It blew my mind, he said. Yip Deceiver, a duo formed by Davey Pierce and Nicolas Dobby Dobbratz, formerly in the band of Montreal, opened for Turquoise Jeep. The duos energetic and pop-tastic sound had even those who werent familiar with them bopping along almost instantly. After their time in of Montreal, Pierce and Dobby formed Pierce said. Weve been making music ourselves for God knows how long and just kind of got tired of doing other peoples stuff, he said. Its good doing your own thing. Turquoise Jeep rocks High Dive with jams

PAGE 11

BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. SS & VA ARE WELCOME!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 4-23-72-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth beautifully furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. $425/room, includes $50 utility allowance per/room. Fall occupancy. Ellie 561-361-9600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 2-27-14-25-1 $350/mo/student 4 Bed/4 Bath furnished Condo on ground level with washer, dryer, pool, on bus line near UF at 3800 SW 20th Ave, Univ. Terr. West, privately owned Steve 352-586-6468 2-18-14-15-1 Custom 2BDRM 1Bath Within 1 mi UF&Shands Completely furnished Tiled liv area Carpeted BDRMS w/ceiling fans Upgraded Bath As New Kit w/stainless appl W/D Cent H/A TV Internet/cable avail Owner pays water pest contrl lawn main Near bus rte Sorry no pets Furnished $745/mo Unfurnished $685/mo. Call 727-423-9463 2-14-14-2-1 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 4-23-14-72-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 4-23-14-72-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-5-14-168-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. MADISON ON 20th 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th St. 1BR/$475, 2BR/$595. 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 4-23-1472-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 4-23-14-72-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $460 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 2-28-14-37-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 4-23-14-72-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-28-14-45-2 WALK TO UFLive in prestigious Jackson Square. 2 BR condos avail. $1300-$1600 mo. 352-505-5049 6-16-14-74-2 8 BLOCKS TO UFSpacious 2BR/1BA, island kitchen. Plenty of parking! Available Fall Term $700 mo. 352-505-5049 6-19-14-74-2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS3, 4, 5 BR HOUSES Available August. Pet friendly. Call Carol at 359-3341 or website dalyproperties.com 3-10-14-27-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1ST 4BR/2BA very nice house, large BRs, large fenced backyard, beautiful trees, fireplace, deck, garage, W/D incl. 352-339-2342. $1400/mo. 2606 NW 34th St. Pictures at gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-14-14-15-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $429. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com 4-23-14-55-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $665 Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 4-23-14-55-2UPPER WESTSIDE/ NANTUCKET WALK1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. starting at $850. Granite counters. FREE Hi-Speed Internet. Parking avail. Walking distance to UF & Stadium. 408 NW 14th St. Now leasing for Fall 2014. For info. call 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com 4-23-14-54-2 BELLAPROPERTIES.NET *We have Luxury apartments and Houses for Fall!! Call Eric today to Tour! 352-870-9453 or 352-335-5424 2-24-14-15-2HOUSE 4BR/2BA Avail 8/1. W/D, bike to UF. NO PETS. Lawn care. Drive by 3532 NW 7th Ave. See flyer. $1200/mo. 373-1558 or 256-8370 2-19-14-5-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. LEAVING FOR THE SUMMER?NEED TO SUBLET YOUR ROOM? DON'T WAIT PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE AD TODAY!IT'S EASY...JUST GO TOwww.alligator.org/classified 2/2 just 3 blocks from campus (The Avenues) $1,200/month, lease is thru July. February rent is paid, don't pay rent 'til March & keep my security deposit ($1,129). Call Eric @ 352 213 1282 2-14-14-10-3 FURNISHED ONE BEDROOM/ONE BATH IN THE LANDINGS, LOWER THAN CURRENT RENT, QUIET & CLEAN, GREAT MANAGEMENT, CLOSE TO UF, FRIENDLY ROOMMATES, POOL/GYM/TENNIS COURT PLEASE CONTACT 305-905-4286 2-143-3 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. LAKEFRONT HOUSE. 2 miles east of down town. 3/2, nice kitchen, laundry, garage, 24' x 36' screened room. $400 Quiet neighbor hood. Call Dave 352-281-2200 2-26-1426-4 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 4-23-72-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-23-14-72-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-23-14-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-23-14-72-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-23-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-14-72-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-23-14-60-7 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 4-23-14-72-10 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 4-23-14-72-10 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 4-2314-72-10 HORSES & GOATSFOR SALE Charlie 352-278-1925 4-23-72-10 BOOKS: First came physical changes, spread by recombinant DNA in viruses. Then came the memories. WONDERS AND TRAGEDIES, a science fiction novel, is by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 2-28-14-12-10 BOOKS: A wilderness may be prowled by creatures of the forest. Or it may be urban, highly cultured, and just as deadly. WILDERNESS, a science fiction novel, is by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 2-28-14-12-10 BOOKS: What will we become, years from now? Better or worse? Fools, victims, fortunate souls, survivors in dangerous times? REMEMBERING THE FUTURE: science fiction stories by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 2-28-14-12-10 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. 4-23-14-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 4-23-14-72-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-23-14-72-11 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 4-2314-72-11 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 4-23-14-72-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-23-14-72-11

PAGE 12

12, ALLIGATOR Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 4-23-14-72-11 WWW.SWAMPCYCLES.COM Scooters & Motorcycles Sales & Service Quality, Experienced, Certified Technicians. Close to Campus, Lowest Prices. 633 NW 13th St. 352-373-8823 4-23-72-11ccmotorcycletraining.com2 days $150 weekdays or weekends G-ville/ Starke 352-331-0131 train on motorcycles or scooters State certified Co & Trainers 3-1414-20-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-23-72-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-23-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES $0 DOWN!!! FILE YOUR TAXES HERE AND DRIVE HOME TODAY 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN NO CREDIT CHECKS!! NO EMPLOYMENT CHECK 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES DOWNPAYMENT DEFERRED FILE YOUR TAXES HERE AND DRIVE HOME TODAY 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTALS ALL VEHICLES 2014 3630 N. MAIN ST. www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12 96 Olds Achieva $1500 98 Nissan Altima $1900 94 Grand Marquise $1900 99 Ford Escort $1900 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 Now Hiring a Secretary for Sun City Auto Sales 2306 NE Waldo Rd. Apply in person. 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES DOWNPAYMENT DEFERRED NO CREDIT CHECKS!! NO EMPLOYMENT CHECK 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Steve 352-771-6191 4-23-14-72-12 Exclusive Deal For University of Florida Students Save $572* on Auto Insurance Instantly! Visit: DiscountCarInsuranceForStudents.com & enter promo-code: ufl572 2-18-14-5-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. GOLD GEMS ETCFree Appraisals Top Cash or Trade 40 years in Business OZZIE 352-318-4009 4-23-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-23-72-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 4-23-14-72-13 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 2-21-14-72-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. 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. RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER FULL TIME POSTIONSales driven person to train student sales staff in outside newspaper advertising sales, emphasis on developing new business. Motivator needed who works well with a constantly changing staff. Duties include training university students in outside newspaper sales, layout and copy writing. Must work well within and meet daily deadlines. Good organizational skills a must. Newspaper ad sales background an advantage. Modest salary, good benefits and excellent working environment. With resume, send cover letter that must include salary requirements, to: General Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator, P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 or email to tcarey@alligator.org. No phone calls please. EOE Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-23-1472-14 SBSG is a financial transcription company offering part-time work. Create your own schedule Competitive Production-Based Pay Close to campus! Must be able to touch-type 65wpm Apply Online: www.sbsgrp.com 12-3-14151-14 DOMINO"S HIRING Delivery Experts & Assistant Managers & Future Managers. Drivers earn between $14$17 per hour. GMs earn 40K-50K+. Apply at gatordominos.com 4-23-14-70-14 Do you PARTY? Get paid to party with your friends! Become a Brand Ambassador with SquadUP and get paid to go to parties, by using www.squadup.com! 2-14-14-25-14 BEST PART-TIME JOB IN GATOR NATION 3 Miles from Campus $11.25/ Hr to Start | $12-$15 After Training Flexible Schedule | Ideal for Students Call Today (352) 2640044 2-20-13-2814 Summer Jobs $2400 for 8 weeks Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs male and female camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 9th August 2nd. Please contact Krys Ragland at 352 455-4267 or Krys@feyc.org. 4-23-1464-14 Looking for Emergency Alarm Operators. Similar to 911 dispatching. Ability to work fast paced. This is an as needed position. Clean background check. Inquire to ddamiano@ cpss.net 2-28-14-30-14 MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST: Full or flexible part-time. Responsible for phone, scheduling,registering, verifying insurance and coordinating office activities. Resume afn22025@bellsouth.net 2-17-15-14 F/T receptionist needed in busy law office. Communication, attention to detail, and mutli-tasking skills a must. Previous experience and/or Spanish speaking a plus. Please send resume to legalhumanresources@yahoo.com 2-1714-15-14 OFFICE ASSISTANT $8/hr, 15+ hrs/week, flexible schedule. Typing skills, Word/Excel, some hardware knowledge a plus. Resume to officegnv@ gmail.com. Indicate available days & hours. 2-14-14-10-14 WANTED HOMEWORK TUTOR/MENTOR for son in 6th grade to work in Haile Plantation area. Someone with great organizational skills, stays on task. Excellent math skills are a plus. Call 954-592-3696 2-17-14-5-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring swim & gymnastics instructors, summer camp counselors and more! Apply today at www.suncountrysports.com/jobs.html 2-17-14-5-14 Up to $15 an hour! Busy Car Wash now looking for hard workers. Must have weekend availability and clean driving record. Apply online www.parkplacecarwash.com click the green "Join Us" ball. 2-27-14-12-14MEDICAL ASSISTANTPT for a doctor's office. Experience preferred. Email resume to: drpohani@gmail.com 2-18-14-5-14

PAGE 13

ALLIGATOR OCD CLEANING SOLUTIONSSeeks dependable, experienced and motivated cleaners for Residential and Commercial jobs. Call 352-443-0408 2-18-14-5-14 Opus Coffee We are searching for fun and motivated team players to work 15 to 40 hours per week at a fast-paced coffee bar. Starting pay is $8/hour + tips. Applications downloaded at opuscoffee.com; click on the Employment link at the bottom and follow the instructions. 2-21-14-8-14 Santa Fe College Accountant, Finance Application Deadline: March 4, 2014 For additional information please contact Human Resources at 352-395-5187 or go to http://www.sfcollege.edu/hr/. EA/EO notice is found at http://www.sfcollege.edu/eaeo. 2-20-14-7-14 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 Luisa Rios-Avila at 392-1991 Ext 266. 4-23-14-45-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $2.50 per day. Call us at 373-FIND.IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 4-23-14-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-23-72-15 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. NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiLegal.com Private Experienced Affordable 4-23-72-15 Want to be a CNA? Dont want to wait? Express Training Services now offers a CNA class which can be completed in one weekend. Perfect for busy college students. www.expresstrainingservices.com/ww 4-2314-67-15SPANISH TUTOR Quick resultsENGLISH READING TUTOR for all agesTesting by Psychologist 352-317-2942 2-18-14-10-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 4-23-72-16 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee)Family Chiropractic Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 4-23-72-18 SPRING BREAK! is just around the corner. U still have a lil holiday weight hangin around? U have 45 min. we can tighten, tone & firm any area. For only $25,$15 or Free!Msg me wrapurich.com or 352-538-5550. 2-25-149-16 RETIRED ROMANTIC MAN, 65, seeks romatic lady, 60-70, to share a life. I have a small dog and like pets. Call 352-519-7966 2-14-5-19WANT TO GET A MESSAGE TO YOUR SWEETIE FOR VALENTINE'S DAY?Place it here! Cost: $7. for the first 5 lines. Deadline: Wednesday, February 12th, 4pm. are available! email classified@alligator.org ~or~ fax 352-376-3015 ~or~ call 352-373-3463 IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. Rocky Creek Paintball In Gainesville It's a Blast!Call 371-2092 4-23-14-72-21 Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad in the classifieds to find trip arrangements or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373FIND Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Affectionate, funny, senior, female pit bull rescued from dog fighting/breeding opera tion needs stable, safe home. Dog loves people but is aggressive toward other canines. Otherwise very easy-going and quiet. For more info and pics, contact rrbauman@ufl.edu. Without help, this poor girl might have no other options. 3-11-1424 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. FOUND PERSONAL NOTES "You" "Me"in parking lot at Alligator, Friday morning. Please call 352-373-3463 8am-5pm Mon-Fri or email elight@alligator.org to arrange for confidential return. Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator.

PAGE 14

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Floridas going everywhere, manFlorida has agreed to join Michigan State, UNC and Texas in a fourteam traveling tournament in December 2018 that will make stops in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Janowicz wins weekly awardUF tennis player Olivia Janowicz was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Wednesday. She is 4-1 this season.Former UF swimmer Ryan Lochte is competing today in Orlando. Read the story online at alligatorSports.org. ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer@adamDpincusTime heals all wounds, and the Gators are hoping several have been patched up since last season. A mass exodus to professional baseball left Florida searching for innings and at-bats. The departure of 69 percent of its home runs and 81 percent of its RBIs shifted Floridas focus to small ball on offense. Florida scored 107 fewer runs last season. It is no secret the little things at the plate caused the Gators issues. Florida had a 7-11 record in one-run and extrainning games a trend No. 23 Florida hopes to reverse when it opens its season against Maryland on Friday at 7. We lost a lot of one-run games (and) Zack Powers said. It all comes down to little details. Seventh-year coach Kevin OSullivan has harped on those little details since he arrived at Florida. There was more room for error in 2012 with a starting lineup professional leagues at some level. That caliber of veteran college baseball talent is few and far between. A lack of depth made its absence hurt even more. Now with a restocked freshman class and underclassmen who experienced the sting of a sub-.500 record, the Gators can move past a frustrating season. We had a tough time doing all of that little stuff, but that season is done Ryan Jones / Alligator StaffCasey Turgeon bats against Florida State during Floridas 4-1 loss on Mar. 12, 2013, at McKethan Stadium. Turgeon and the Gators open their season at home on Friday against Maryland at 7 p.m. Gators look for small ball to carry themGYMNAS TICS ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Writer @EricaAlyssa (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) win against Kentucky. ers for fourth overall in the meet. I thought she competed aggressively, which is what we were looking for, coach Rhonda Faehn said. The last time the Tyler, Texas, native competed on scored a 9.875 in a home win against Missouri. It had been a while, but I wasnt anymore nervous than other times, Johnson said. Johnson competed on vault, uneven bars and balance beam at every meet so far this season, but Kentucky was her For Alaina coming in and doing all year, its really exceptional that she was the board, Faehn said. She joined sophomore Bridget Sloan and junior Kytra Hunter in the all-around lineup for the meet. this point doing all-around and competed all-around all last year, as well, so its a little smoother of a transition Im sure for those athletes than Alaina is really kind of a new start, Faehn said. the season, but a stress reaction and fracture in her lower back forced her to sit out for eight of the next meets in the year. Johnson eventually returned to compete vault and uneven bars in NCAA postseason meets. But Johnson, the defending NCAA uneven bars champion, maintains she hasnt been overworking her fragile body even in practice. The coaches are very smart, Johnson said. Senior seeking impact on floor despite nagging injuries EDEN OTEROAlligator Writer@edenotero_lIf Florida was looking for redemption after its 20-8 loss at No. 1 North Carolina on Saturday, the teams 21-5 win over Jacksonville was just that. Opening the game, JU took the draw and progame. However, UF countered with a 7-0 run until 17:05 when JU took its second goal. By the end of the half, the Gators outshot the Dolphins 21-5 and held a 14-3 lead. For the game, juniors Shannon Gilroy and Nora Barry made big plays that resulted in a combined The big issue coming into Wednesdays match against Jacksonville was whether Florida could turn around a 24-12 loss on ground balls and an 18-11 loss on draw controls. Winning 16-10 on ground balls and 14-4 on 1) came out looking like a team that had already decided the Dolphins fate. Gilroy, who was the standout player of the night scoring seven points on eight shots on goal and winning six draw controls, credited the teams work in practice to the win against JU (02). Coach Amanda OLeary felt that Gilroy did a good job leading the team after the loss at UNC, but she also said that her effort on ground balls and draws made a big difference in overall game play. I thought Shannon did a phenomenal job on UF dominates game of seasonJohnson SEE BASEBALL, P A GE 15 SEE LAX, P A GE 15 SEE GYMNAS TICS, P A GE 15 UF Lacrosse BASEBALL

PAGE 15

with, second baseman Casey Turgeon said. Were looking at this [season]. We come out and practice that stuff all the time. Like Sully always said, little stuff wins games. This will be the secondstraight year of Sully Small Ball. If the Gators struggle offensively in 2014, another cliche, albeit Valentines Day approprimakes the heart grow fonder. Weekend rotation announced: Junior left-hander Bobby Poyner will take the hill as Floridas opening night starter against Maryland. He posted last season. Poyner registered an out against South Carolina in the College World Series two years ago. Joining the Wellington native will be freshman Brett Morales on Saturday and senior right-hander Karsten Whitson The Cincinnati Reds selected Morales in the 24th round in June. Whitson will make his after missing 2013 with seasonending right shoulder surgery. Harrison Bader crashed his scooter and Gainesville Police began an investigation regarding his blood-alcohol level at the time, Florida has been left Freshman Ryan Larson is the favorite to replace Bader, whom Florida suspended inLarson has the ability to move runners and get on base not too different from the human energizer bunny that Bader often was in his freshman year. Hes just a smart baseball player. He knows what hes doing, sophomore right-hander Eric Hanhold said. He doesnt make mistakes. Hes a solid allaround player. return: ries against Miami on March 3 forced shortstop Richie Martin to wear a cast, miss 12 games his return. His absence in the Casey Turgeon platooned with Cody Dent up the middle. To tell you the truth, I thought it was pretty fun, Shortstop is my natural position ... But I had no problem gothe team out. the draw, OLeary said. She dominated. Freshman Mollie Stevens, UNC on Saturday, was the highest scoring freshman on the team, putting up three points against JU and scooping one ground ball. I am so pleased with Mollie, OLeary said. She is typically an attacker and weve thrown her into the tion for an attacker, so I think she has taken on that defensive role with a smile. Stevens is one of three freshmen to start for the Gators. She two games. 30 seconds after freshman Sammi Burgess scored UFs second point of the night. Florida faces High Point on Saturday, a team known for havfense. Florida spent most of its time on offense against JU, putting little pressure on the defense that North Carolina eviscerated. OLeary said that even though the crowd did not get to see how the defense would play after the loss against UNC, she believes that if the team manages the game well and communicates defense should have no issue on Saturday. While Stevens and Gilroy put up a combined total of 10 points, Devon Schneider (four points) and Sam Darcangelo (three points) also bolstered Floridas offense. We knew we had the potential to be really good, Darcangelo said. We just need to work together like we have been, get ground balls, play hard on defense, 1-v-1 and then go hard on the cage every single time. ALLIGATOR, 15Emily Cochrane / Alligator StaffAlaina Johnson performs a beam routine during Floridas win against Oklahoma on Jan. 31 in the OConnell Center. William A. England / Alligator StaffShannon Gilroy drives toward the net during Floridas 21-5 win against Jacksonville on Wednesday at the Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Gilroy scored seven points against the Dolphins. Gilroy, Stevens combine for 10 points in win against Dolphins LAX, from page 14I have I guess you could say a fragile body, and so theyre very smart with when to put me in all around and uses the same passes as the 2013 routine she competed only two times, but she uses different dance moves. Johnson even uses the same song routine. not far behind her career best of 9.925, which she set against Penn State and NC still left in the regular season and a likely long run in the postseason, Johnson has a chance to break the record she set in her freshman year. But Johnson said Tuesday that she still was not sure if she would compete I focus on what I need to correct from the previous meet and of course having fun; its my last year, Johnson said. So I dont really focus on the scores or trying to beat the score from the previous competition. I just focus on the corrections that the coaches give me and having a good time. GYM, from page 14 BASE, from page 14 I focus on what I need to correct from the previous meet and, of course having fun; its my last year.Alaina JohnsonUF gymnast She is typically an attacker and weve thrown is a huge transition for an attacker, so I think she has taken on that defensive role with a smile.Amanda OLearyUF coach

PAGE 16

16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@landonwatnickAs teammate Dorian FinneySmith and Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes battled for a rebound off a missed jumper, Patric Young put his body on the line late in Tuesday nights game. Taking a move out of Dennis Rodmans repertoire, Young bolted for the offensive board and dove headtonio Barton could come up with it. Before he slid out of bounds on the right baseline, the senior center gained possession and threw the ball to Kasey Hill as Florida wasted time on a fresh shot clock with a 61-55 lead and just more than a minute left in regulation. Youngs grit down the stretch helped No. 3 Florida shake its recent woes in Knoxville, Tenn., and knock off Tennessee 67-58. The full-out dive by Young, who had four fouls at the time, was perhaps the most impactful play of the game and one of his best in his career at Florida. To coach Billy Donovan, Youngs offensive rebound was the play of the year. He sold out, Donovan said. Two guys were in front of him. He ran past and made an incredible save and helped us come up with the loose basketball. It was an incredible play by him effort-wise with four fouls. What proved to be the gem of the game happened after a series of missed shots by the Gators. After point guard Scottie Wilbekin drove down the lane and came up empty after wasting 31 seconds of clock with 1:40 left, Tennessee forward Jeronne Maymon kept the ball in bounds by chucking it over his head. Young then came up with possession. With the shot clock about to expire, Young quickly pulled up for a jumper a shot he rarely takes on the elbow. The attempt clanked off the rim, and then the senior center chased for it to make his hustle play. In 23 minutes of action, Young coming on the offensive end. The seniors offensive rebounding success Tuesday night helped Florida outrebound a physical Tennessee team 39-32 and win the battle on the offensive glass 18-9. Jarnell and Maymon, theyre the best rebounders probably in our league, Young said. We knew we had to go in there and bleed and and scar and come up with some loose balls. That type of desperation was embodied by Youngs loose-ball dive. enough to crack SportsCenters Top 10, it proved to be the dagger in Tuesday nights contest.Youngs rebound ensures UF victoryMatthew Martyr / Alligator StaffPatric Young attempts a layup during Floridas 78-69 win against Alabama on Saturday in the OConnell Center. Key play helped Gators late