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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 Gainesville to take back the night, raise assault awarenessTheres a march at 5:30 p.m. on the Plaza of the Americas, pg 3. Education college center to receive grantIt will collaborate with groups from other states, pg 5. Club to host Wakefest, combat decreased RecSports budgetThe team needs to raise money, pg 5. Delanie Gourley and the UF softball team fell to FSU in extra innings on Wednesday night. Read the story on page 14. 87 /58 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 7 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 129 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014Emily Cochrane / Alligator StaffPaint It The TruthAshby Strauch, a 19-year-old UF communication sciences and disorders freshman, and Natasha Collazos, a 21-year-old UF womens studies junior, paint T-shirts as part of Paint Your Orgasm event Wednesday. GEOFFREY LIOONS BRACKET WAS NO. 4 IN THE BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE UNTIL SATURDAY. PURVI PANDITAlligator Contributing WriterGeoffrey Lioon nearly scored $100,000 from Warren Buffett. The 24-year-old UF student was ranked No. 4 in the highly publicized Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge until Saturday. When Arizona lost, Lioon fell to number 4,792 out of the possible 15 million entrants. I didnt get anything done because I had to watch every game, Lioon said. No studying was done because I was so stressed out. Lioon, an information systems and operations masters student, said losing the $100,000, granted to each of the top 20 winners, wont be as rough if the Gators his No. 1 pick end up winning the championship. The fact that I was even able to come so close to make it to the top 20 going into last Saturday night, Lioon said, was pretty remarkable. Lioon said using statistics but factoring in upsets are his top pieces of advice. At the end of the day, its a crap shoot almost, Lioon said. Ive seen girls win it that havent watched one game all year. Jonathan Arnholz, a 20-year-old UF public relations sophomore and vice president of the Mens Basketball Rowdies, said his the least time on, was doing the best. Its certainly an accomplishment, Arnholz said in response to Lioons bracket, but a lot of luck also goes into it. Lioon said the challenge got harder toward the end of the tournament because the points for each game increased. When it rains, it pours, Lioon said. Everyone reaches a point where their bracket busts, and I hit that wall. Lioon said he posted pictures of proof on his Facebook page and received a lot of enthusiasm and hope Gator almost wins $100K from Warren Buffett MEGAN KELLYAlligator Contributing WriterVeg-heads are celebrating UFs latest vegan victory. UF was voted the Favorite VeganFriendly college in the large school category in a contest by peta2, the youth outreach division of the animal rights group PETA. The results of the competition, which featured 16 large schools and 16 small schools, were released this week. Winners were determined by votes cast on peta2s website. UF received 2,795 votes. It won by fewer than 50 votes against Kent State UniPeta2 has had vegan-friendly competitions in the past, but this ing based, said Kenneth Montville, PETAs college campus coordinator. The vegan report card was a new feature this year. Schools were asked options. The results from the surveys were translated into a grade on the vegan report card. UF received an A on the report card, as did the University of South Florida and Rollins College. These contests are meant to celebrate the schools that are doing a fantastic job providing vegan food to their students, Montville said. Christina Bicknell, a 19-year-old UF public relations sophomore and a peta2 representative for UF, said this victory will help implement changes on campus. I feel after winning this competition, Gator Dining will want to expand the options available for students on campus in order to UF voted favorite vegan-friendly collegeLOCAL KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Staff WriterJake Rush said he did not write violent, sexual comments as Chazz Darling. The U.S. Congressional candidate whose involvement in live-action role-playing and online fantasy gaming was recently called into question released another statement Wednesday attributing the controversial comments to someone else. In the statement from Rushs campaign, said he wrote the online comments that insinuated sexual assault under the username Chazz Darling. He said he made the comments in character through a shared account, which had several users. Snyder apologized in the statement for any confusion and embarrassment that the comments caused. Rush, a local attorney and former Alachua County Sheriffs deputy, began drawing criticism after SaintPetersblog published a post calling him out for taking part in supernatural role-playing games. The story was picked up by publications including Vanity Fair and Gawker. SaintPetersblog reported that the comments referenced forced oral sex and cocaine use. Rush is running against incumbent Gainesville Tea Party Congressman Ted Yoho. They will face off in the Aug. 26 Republican primary. The general election for the District 3 congressional seat will be Nov. 4.Rushs campaign attributes comments to another gamerSEE BRACKET, PAGE 4 SEE VEGAN, PAGE 4 Rush UF won over Kent State
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, APRIL 3, 2014 TODAYFORECASTMONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THUNDER STORMS 82/65 THUNDER STORMS 83/63 THUNDER STORMS 82/61 CLOUDY 85/61 SUNNY 87/58 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 129 coloring and more. Volunteers are needed. Groups interested can send an email to email@example.com. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.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 HAPPENING3 Minute Thesis Competition UF Graduate School is holding its first Three Minute Thesis Competition final today at 2 p.m. in the Reitz Union Auditorium. The competition challenges Ph.D. students to present their research to a nontechnical audience in 3 minutes or less. The top 11 finalists will compete for a chance to win cash prizes. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Kinetix 6th Annual Fitness Extravaganza and 5K This annual event takes place Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. and promotes health awareness with 17 local vendors, free food and live music. The event at Kinetix Physical Therapy in the Haile Plantation Market Square will provide free health screenings and host a 5K run. All proceeds benefit Balance 180 Gymnastics. For more information, visit kinetixpt.com or register for the 5K through active. com. 42nd Annual Showcase: Ubuntu UF African Student Union presents the 42nd Annual Showcase of African fashion, dance, art, drama and food, so dress up and come enjoy an entertaining night of full-blown African culture Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. RUB Entertainment Presents: Big Orange Festival We cordially invite The Gator Nation to the first Big Orange Festival April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union. Featuring CollegeHumor Lives Jake and Amir, a nationally recognized musical act to be announced soon, art vendors, free food and more. Make sure to like Big Orange Festival on Facebook. See you at #BigOrangeFest. Earth Day Fest needs groups, volunteers Earth Day Fest will be April 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The event will include solar and sustainable living demonstrations, organic gardening and beekeeping displays, a kids corner with games, egg
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffTyler Ritz, a 19-year-old UF aerospace engineering sophomore, watches the History Channels AmeriSILVIA RUEDAAlligator Contributing WriterWendy Trantham doesnt consider herself a TV person, but when the 19-year-old wants to catch up on a show, she does it the old-fashioned way: in front of her television set. Deloitte shows that Trantham, a UF exploratory freshman, is in the minority for her generation. Millennials, the generation represented by ages 14 to 24, spend only 44 percent of their time watching movies and shows using a TV. The rest of the time is spent watching media on a computer, smartphone, tablet or gaming device. Computers lead as device of choice at 32 percent. The study also shows that the older a generation is, the more time it spends watching TV. People part of the generation labeled as matures, ages 67 and older, watch TV 92 percent of the time they want to watch a show or movie. Dennis Frohlich, a third-year UF health communications doctoral student and instructor for The Cultural Impact of Video Games, said the results are not surprising. When it comes to where viewers consume media, theres a generational gap because older people are more likely to stick to what they know, and young people want options, he said. Millennials may also be more inclined to watch movies and shows A cable bill on top of a cellphone bill and other utilities can add up to be a lot for a college student, Frohlich said. In the coming years, online streaming providers will try different things, such as recently releasing series entirely on the web, he said. With an increased interest in alternative ways to consume media, there will continue to be plenty of room for experimentation. Reed Jostes, a Santa Fe College family, youth and community freshman, said he doesnt make it a prioron TV. Ill make sure to get my school Matthew Paymer, a 22-year-old UF environmental engineering senior, said he hardly watches television. When I absolutely have to watch something, I normally go online to do it, he said.Study: Millennials watching less TV NATHAN KINGAlligator Contributing WriterEvery two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted. The statistic from several reports may appear grim, but UF and other agencies in Gainesville have a message to spread: Sexual violence will not be tolerated. This message will be heard loud and clear tonight at 5:30 when UF students meet on the Plaza of the Americas to march against sexual violence. The event, called Take Back the Night, is sponsored by the Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center and various UF organizations to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Jessie Lazarchik, an Alachua County victim advocate, said this empowering event is a chance to give UF a voice against sexual assault. This event allows everyone to come together and create a positive atmosphere to speak out against sexual violence, Lazarchik said. Rita Lawrence, a GatorWell Health Promotion Services interpersonal violence prevention coordinator, said sexual assault is a silent epidemic. Only two out of 10 victims of sexual assault report it, and half of women who were victims dont even consider what happened to them assault, she said. Jennifer Heard, an Alachua County victim advocate therapist, said effects of sexual assault vary from person to person. The most common connightmares, loss of sense of safety and a distrust with self and others. Heard said educating the public about bystander intervention is key to preventing sexual assault. If you see something, say something, she said. Heard said she encourages victims to report sexual assault incidents in whatever ways they feel comfortable. We are not going to turn our back on you, Heard said. The healing process is uncomfortable and hard, but help is available when you are ready to get through it.Gainesville to take back the night, raise assault awarenessWays to report sexual assault
that he would win. People even jokingly asked for money, but he mentally prepared for the worst. My own roommate was like, I need new braces, man. Lioon said. I told him, Im not buying you braces even if I win. Lioon said he was hoping to be in Dallas this weekend with a winning bracket and a winning team. But he said that having the best of both worlds seemed too good to be true. My roommates asked me, If you had to choose between the $100,000 and the Gators winning, what would you choose? Thats maybe would pick the $100,000, just because I have a lot of student debt to pay off. continue being a vegan-friendly campus, Bicknell said. Vegetarian Allie Jones, a 19-year-old UF business administration freshman, said she was originally worried that a meal plan would leave her stuck with salads. However, she now considers UF vegan-friendly because she never had a problem Gator Dining always had a least two completely vegetarian options every day, plus sandwiches, pastas and salads you could make vegetarian also, Jones said. Caroline Stocks, a 19-year-old UF recreation and event management sophomore, said some of her friends had to stop being vegetarians when they went to other colleges because of limited options. Ive been a vegetarian since I was 6 years old, so I dont know what I would do if I had to go back to eating meat like my friends at different schools, Stocks said. UFs vegetarian-friendly reputation was something that drew Emily Born, a 20-year-old UF English and political science junior, to the school in the Going to a school that sells vegan items all over campus makes my life easier, but it also shows that UF cares about its students needs and, to some extent, a cause that matters a lot to me, Born said. 4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffNicole Manugas, an 18-year-old UF neuroscience freshman, studies Wednesday while eating a salad at Designer Greens. UF was recently voted the most vegan-friendly college in the U.S. Gator Dining serves daily vegan options VEG AN, from page 1 BRA CKET, from page 1Friends asked him for favors, like new braces IT SPILLS IF A PHONE ISNT UNDERNEATH. ELLEN KIRKNESSAlligator Contributing WriterYou can check if the Instagram you just posted has any likes, or you can enjoy a cold pint of Blue Moon. But you cant do both. Such is the ultimatum posed with an iPhone-sized notch cut out of the bottom. If your iPhone is not wedged into the gap in the glass, the beer will spill. The product, created by Brazilian artist Mauricio Perussi, serves to discourage the use of smartphones in bars and restaurants. Stephanie Comstock, general manager at The Swamp Restaurant, said shes seen a dramatic increase in the use of smartphones in the 12 years shes been working on and off at the restaurant. She said the escalation of smartphone use is a result of the growing desire to remain plugged in. Comstock said if the product was manufactured in America, she would consider stocking The dinnertime. She said that although the use of smartphones during latenight socializing at bars is forgivable, the growth of smartphone use during mealtimes is unacceptable. Food should be enjoyed and eaten not hurried down or completely ignored, Comstock said. Heidi Steinour, a UF sociology instructor, said the limitless access to information made available by smartphones has become irresistible, especially among the younger population. have potential to at least bring conscious awareness to how often you go to your phone if you are not able to access it at all times, Steinour, 27, said. Mark Peicher, a 19-year-old UF biology freshman, said he would applaud bars and restaurants that stocked their shelves with The Offort to turn his iPhone on airplane mode when he is socializing in bars at night. The world has become so fascinated with what everyone is doing and getting constant updates, Peicher said. Honestly, its not worth it.New beer glass to help bar patrons ignore phones, interactCRIME JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.org was hiding about 11 grams of marijuana in his butt. Deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua Paul Manley on charges of marijuana possession, according to an arrest report. At about 9:50 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious car in the 7700 block of Northwest 41st Avenue. At the scene, a deputy stopped the car for a broken headlight, according to the report. Manley was the passenger in the car, and the deputy noticed him making The deputy searched the car and board, according to the report. When deputies searched Manley, they found a prescription bottle with about 11.4 grams of marijuana hidden between his butt cheeks, according to the report. Deputies also found a blunt in the car that tested positive for marijuana. Deputies booked Manley into the Alachua County Jail at about 11:20 p.m. He was released on his own recognizance at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday. Man arrested with 11 grams of marijuana hidden in his butt VALENTINA SANTANAAlligator Contributing WriterUFs collegiate boxing team intercollegiate national competition since becoming a sports club in 2012. Students from 22 universities for a belt at the National Championships of Mens and Womens College Boxing through Saturday in Miami. J.C. Papaleo, the teams coach and a former boxer, said the team has three men and one woman, and they will all be competing in the tournament. Papaleo said his athletes dont know what to expect, but they are determined and committed. It might sound a little bit too greedy, but I want all my guys to win, he said. I dont want compete. I want my guys to come back with the belt. Vance Vielot, a 23-year-old UF political science sophomore and member of the team, said he has been boxing for two to three years on and off. He said the team has been training for this competition for about three to four months, and it has been tough. You just have to be really disciplined in this sport, he said. Thats the only way to balance it out. This tournament will be the old UF linguistics sophomore and member of the team, who has been boxing for about four months. The team practiced two hours daily to prepare. He said he hopes all the hard work will pay off by winning the tournament. It would mean everything to me. Its one of the greatest accomplishments you can have, you know, just knowing that you trained every day super hard, Sage said. Stepping in a ring, knowing you can get hurt and coming out on top. Its the greatest feeling you can have.UF club boxing team to compete against other colleges Food should be enjoyed and eaten not hurried down or completely ignored.Stephanie Comstockgeneral manager at The SwampManley The team has three men and one woman You just have to be really disciplined in this sport.Vance VielotUF political science sophomore
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5Courtesy to the AlligatorUFs wakeboarding club is hosting Wakefest 2014 at Lake Wauburg on Saturday. The ELLEN KIRKNESSAlligator Contributing WriterWakefest is more important this year than ever before. Wakefest 2014, hosted by the Gator Wakeboard Club, is the biggest annual fundraiser for the club. On Saturday at the Lake Wauburg South Shore, the team will gather students and and live music. Traditionally, the team operates within a $20,000 budget, said club president Jon Kistemaker, a 21-year-old UF biology student. But at raise the money needed to practice and travel to competitions on its own. Due to budget cuts, RecSports told the team that in order to continue practicing at Lake Wauburg next semester, it must raise $3,200. The team is sending letters to alumni and parents requesting donations. Its planning car washes and social events and selling T-shirts. The club will charge $25 to register in one ditional $15 to compete in an extra division. Kistemaker said he hopes about 30 competitors will register. Katherine Anderson, a 20-year-old UF health education and behavior sophomore, has been competing for the Gator Wakeboard Club since Wakefest 2013. Although she enjoyed wakeboarding recreationally during high school, Anderson said she never competed until she joined the UF team. Last year, she went to the event to connect with fellow student wakeboarders, with no intention to compete. However, about 20 minutes before the womens division began, a member of the team convinced her to register and get out on the water. Pretty much since then, I have been obsessed with the club and everyone in it and everything we do, Anderson said. hear about the budget cuts, she said she was both surprised and appalled. I was astonished because we have so much involvement and we are so successful in our competitions, Anderson said. We are second ranked in the nation, and our club isnt short on participation.Club to host Wakefest, combat decreased RecSports funding I was astonished because we have so much involvement and we are so successful in our competitions.Katherine AndersonUF health education and behavior sophomoreNATIONAL THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFORT HOOD, Texas A gunman an attack that left four dead, including the nal U.S. Justice Department updates, said 14 others were hurt. A U.S. law enforcement oftice Department indicate the shooter died of The Texas Army base was the scene of a mass shooting in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded in what was the deadliest attack on a domestic military installation in history. that the post was still on lockdown. Injured people were being treated at the posts Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and other local hospitals. Outside the base, some relatives of soldiers waited for news about their loved ones. Tayra DeHart, 33, said she had last heard from her husband, a soldier at the post, that he was safe, but that was hours earlier. The last two hours have been the most nerve-wracking Ive ever felt. I know God is here protecting me and all the soldiers, but I have my phone in my hand just hoping it will ring, and it will be my husband, DeHart said. Brooke Conover, whose husband was on base at the time of the shooting, said she found out about it while checking Facebook. She said she called her husband, Staff Sgt. Sean Conover, immediately to make sure he was OK, but he couldnt even tell her exactly what was going on, only that the base was locked down. what happened and where the shooting was exactly, Conover said, explaining that she still doesnt know how close the incident was to her husband. I just want him to come home, said Conover, who moved to Fort Hood with her husband and three daughters two years ago. In Chicago, President Barack Obama vowed that investigators will get to the bottom of the shooting, seeking to reassure the nation whose sense of security once again has been shaken by mass violence. In a hastily arranged statement, Obama said he and his team were following the situation closely but that details about what happened at the sprawling Army post were painful memories of the 2009 attack. stationed at Fort Hood have made including during multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. They serve with valor, they serve with distinction and when theyre at their home base, they need to feel safe, Obama said. We dont yet know what happened tonight, but obviously that sense of safety has been broken once again. UF WILL WORK WITH GROUPS IN OTHER STATES. BRIDGET ANDERSONAlligator Contributing WriterA UF College of Education center will receive $5 million annually for the next three years from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is to improve the preparation of special education teachers, general education teachers and school principals. The UF Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center is working alongside special education groups and school districts in Florida, California, Connecticut, Illinois and South Dakota. Mary Brownell, UFs CEEDAR center director and a professor of special education, said the goal of the project is to ensure students with disabilities get a high-quality education. states every year, up to 20 states, to improve their policies around preparation, she said. Brownell said this project will give UF a tremendous amount of visibility in the education community. she said. It is the largest project that of Special Education Programs. Lindsay Brock, an 18-year-old UF public relations freshman, said she has a special appreciation for the goals and achievements of this program because her sister has autism. One day, I hope people with disabilities have a great education program that prepares them for a place like UF, she said.Education center to receive $5 million grant annuallyLOCAL KRISTINA CABRERA Alligator Contributing WriterA recent UF study found in the economy returned to a pre-recession high this month. And after years of local businesses closing, Gainesville store owners are breathing easier. We lost money for a while, said Matthew Turner, owner of Wolfgang boutique at 1127 W. University Ave. We had to really scrape and pay attention to how much we were spending each month. Turner credits the stores survival to his emphasis on customer service. Wolfgang regularly hosts events like cocktail parties, which include complimentashow customer appreciation. Steven Kirn, executive director of UFs David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, said independent stores thrive by building strong relationships with customers and adapting to their needs. The same things that help stores survive during hard times help them thrive during good times, Kirn said. Persona Vintage Clothing & Costumes, which opened in 1980 and is located at 201 SE Second Place, survived the recent recession by sticking to the eclectic image of the store, said owner Nava Ottenberg. Not all stores suffer during hard economic times, Kirn said, as customers can choose less expensive options. Urban Thread, which has two Gainesville locations, is known for offering popular brands at affordable prices, said owner Lilly Kline. Kirn said the real challenge of opening a store in a college town is building a loyal customer base because student turnover is so high. Although Urban Thread attracts many college students, Kline said customers return after they graduate. We do not just cater to one group, she said. Michelle Lyman, a 22-yearold UF neuroscience senior, said she goes to smaller stores for unique pieces. They tend to have clothes that are more stylish, and not something you would see in a catalog, Lyman said.Local businesses bounce back We lost money for a while.Matthew Turnerowner of Wolfgang
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theA v enue GatorAid: When to give him the cookieRead our advice column on page 10. March Madness: Hottie edition See where your favorite players rank on our bracket on page 8. Follow us on Twitter at @AlligatorAvenue. THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/AVENUE LAUREN CRAWFORDAvenue WriterMTVs Are You The One? came to a close last week after a season full of relationship drama. Now the creators behind the hit show are looking for next seasons cast. The social dating experiment the cast found each of their perfect matches. The show was not only an televised matchmaking. If you didnt get a chance to catch this season, Are You the One? centers around 10 single women and 10 single men living in Hawaii perfect match. Each week, the cast locks in their choice of who they think is perfect for them. Heres the catch: halves within 10 tries, they split $1 million. Damon Furberg, supervising casting director, said the show came about because of the way people are dating now and how kind of messed up it is. Where people once met a partner through friends, in college, or even at a bar, they are now meeting through Tinder, Facebook, Twitter and other online dating websites, he said. Despite all these outlets connecting us, there is still a challenge to make a genuine connection. Thats where the show comes in, Furberg said. With the success of season one and its closing last week, casting for season two is in full swing. And if youre interested in Are You the One?, Furberg said he is looking for people ready for a relationship. The main thing is just be open minded and be open to the possisaid. Additionally, your previous relationships are a huge part of the formula to how the show Furberg said psychological tests and professional matchmakers are involved, and the show looks for people who have patterns in their dating lives. The show tries to help singles break away from that negative son who isnt necessarily what they always go for but what they need, Furberg said. ing your perfect match, you can apply for Are You the One? at lighthearted.com/ayto-casting.MTVs latest dating reality show looking to cast next season social ALEXA VOLLANDAvenue WriterWhen I put Santa Paws on Tinder, I expected the occasional cat lover to swipe right. What I got was an overwhelming response from shirtless bros, UF athletes and older men spitting game at a kitten. They all wanted to get their paws on him. And, 222 matches and some introspection later, Ive come to terms that my cat is just cuter thoughts on why: 1. The intimidation factor: Its easier to talk to a cat than a human, especially when the cat is as cute as mine. Putting a face with a name can be nerve wracking. There are so many doubts that come with swiping: That girl is so hot; shes way out my league. Cats are in everybodys league. Who says no to a cat? No one. 2. My cat is just gorgeous: Probably the most likely theory. Irresistible purr. Silky fur. Pink little button nose. Hes basically a model. He doesnt rack up the Instagram likes for no reason. 3. The mystery of not knowing is desirable: Deep down, theres a human being behind the feline facade. I was genuinely surprised by just how many of the guys wanted to know what I looked like, prodding for Snapchats or my Instagram name. When you dont know what the other person looks like, you can imagine them to be as hot as you want. Its a damn shame there isnt a face behind that wit. Are you as cute as your cat? 4. Its a noncommittal swipe: Swiping yes to a cat, there is absolutely no chance of seeing them on campus. No regrettable encounters at a bar or having to avoid making eye contact in line at Einsteins. Zero awkward. Lets meet in the alley for a White Russian sometime. 5. Cat jokes are easier to make than having an actual conversation: There is so much material to use when talking to a cat, really. Its way easier to have a funny, get to know someone. What say you, me, and a laser pointer get together and see what happens? I just scored an eighth of some dank catnip.Five theories on why my cat is more popular on Tinder than I amScreenshotTinder is a dating app that lets two people strike up a conversation after mu Best animals to troll Tinder as shark iguana penguin tiger boxer baby monkey chinchilla grizzly bear giraffe panda
8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 LAUREN ZIKAAvenue WriterFour Lokos, the infamous drink responsible for many memorable yet hard-to-remember nights for partiers, could be taken off shelves. According to Food Safety News website, Four Lokos parent company, Phusion Projects LLC, has halted the production of caffeinated alcoholic drinks and agreed to make changes to its marketing plan. Phusion has been accused of targeting underage drinkers and promoting excessive drinking. With its cheap price, carbonation and 12-percent alcohol content, it is easy to see why a Four Loko is appealing to a younger demographic. Sophia Napoles, a 22-year-old time she had a Four Loko, she only took one sip. Napoles said she is not a fan of the brand and associates it with people seeking to get obnoxiously drunk. The majority of people I know who have drank it have either blacked out, gotten alcohol poisoning, been injured or have been that sloppy kid at the party, she said. Napoles said she thinks it wont take long for another Four Loko concoction to hit the market. But Andrew Moschiano, a 25-year-old UF anthropology senior, said he has already seen similar products. I think Snoop Dogg marketed one called Joose, Moschiano said. Id imagine a gimmicky, similar beverage will be out soon. Four Lokos were something Moschiano said he enjoyed when he was younger, but now he realizes how harmful they are. can be summed up as a blackout in a can, he said. Julia Rae Varnes, a GatorWell health promotions specialist, said there are multiple factors that contribute to the dangers of drinking Four Lokos. Due to the large size and 12-percent alcohol volume, one Four Loko is equivalent to four to six beers. drink, Varnes said. Varnes said she believes Phusion markets this product so heavily to college students due to the misguided concept that drinking in college is normative or expected. drinks masked taste also make it appealing to more inexperienced drinkers, she said. Its marketed as a single drink, but its actually multiple, Varnes said. Carbonation increases alcohol consumption so youll feel intoxicated more quickly.R. I. P. Four Loko: Company to end production, change marketing hangover Will Yeguete Will Yeguete Will Yeguete Patric Young Patric Young DeVon Walker Dillon Graham Dillon Graham Chris Walker Patric Young Casey Prather Scottie Wilbekin Alex Murphy Scottie WilbekinBRACKET WE JUST WANT TO SCOREAlligator StaffThe
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10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 JACKSON HARTAvenue WriterNoah is an insane movie experience. The two-hour-plus nightmare drama, starring Russell Crowe (Gladiator, Les Miserables) as the titular character and directed by Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), is an artful, exhilarating, surreal work that sometimes gets frustratingly bogged down in blockbuster cliches. It changes one of the most iconic stories in the best-selling book of all time, the Bible, into a fever-vision parable for modern human greed and corruption of the Earth. The movie delivers a warning that unless we change our polluting ways, there will be disastrous consequences. In this sense, the movie succeeds. Some of the most moving parts of Noah are the scenes in which nature is shown in all its beauty. A couple of visually stunning sequences one showing all different species of animals streaming onto the ark en masse and another an animated retelling of the beginning of the universe not only entertain but showcase a rare artistic vision. The ending of the movie makes sure we know where Aronofsky, interestingly a self-proclaimed atheist, stands on the conservation of Earth and all its species. However, because this is a modern-day blockbuster, Noah also tries to be a fantasy epic Bible gone Tolkien complete with hand-to-hand combat, magical wise men, giant creatures, ancient prophecies and epic battles. The CGI in this movie is amazing, and Noah reportedly cost about $125 million to make, but I still couldnt shake the feeling that it was unnecessary. tion and the lengths man will go to do what he feels he must. Watching from Gladiator feels like artistic compromise to a greedy studio. Crowe gives a performance pretty standard for him all surly masculinity and wild beard that is enough to satisfy but not to astound. The real standout performance comes from Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) as Naameh, Noahs wife. Connelly is the movies compassionate heart as a desperate, protective mother, and it was her I was rooting for not Noah. Ultimately, Noah overcomes nal cinematic visions in recent years. Though it takes vast liberties with the origin story of Noah and his ark the end product feels more like an original work that happened to also morality of Noah and his dedication to the preservation of life will come I give it 4/5 stars.Blockbuster Noah strays from original story, wows in visuals AP PhotoThis image released by Paramount Pictures shows Russell Crowe in a scene from Noah. The movie THE SINGER/SONGWRITER PAIRS SOMBER LYRICS WITH UPBEAT SOUNDS. CODY SMITHAvenue WriterThe debut album from Danish singer/ songwriter M, No Mythologies to Follow, adds yet another exciting entry to the growing synthpop genre. Comparable to artists like Grimes and Purity Ring, M creates a unique vision accentuated by brilliant proWhile bands like Chvrches juxtapose dark subject matter with cheery instrumentals, M excels in aligning her somber lyricism with appropriately uncanny production. Stand-out song Pilgrim matches lyrics Why do you and I live on and on? with horns one would expect to hear in a hip-hop track. Ms voice, similar to Lana Del Reys, excellently delivers the pain-stricken lyrics with delicate emotion. On XXX 88, the singer spices up the vocals with enough attitude to pull the listener in without potentially alienating her audience. A far cry from the often whiny females of pop radio, M possesses a mature display of vocal manipulation. The one fault of No Mythologies To Follow lies in the often same-sounding tracks. Although most of the album registers, some songs get lost due to their inability to stand separate from one another. The album differentiates after multiple listens, but songs may M succeeds in creating a great addition to the synthpop genre with No Mythologies to Follow. The album not only sets M apart from the competition, but also establishes her M debuts synthpop album 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. How long should I wait to have sex with the guy Im dating? Anonymous I dont think theres a time stamp created by the gods of seduction that says TODAYS THE DAY. You have to decide what youre most comfortable with, and whether the person youre thinking about getting down and dirty with is worth an extra tally on your lets face it long list of wish-you-hadnts. One of my friends has a thing called the three-date rule that she sticks to no matter what. After three separate dates in three separate weeks, she feels she has spent enough time with this guy to give him the cookie. Guys are genetically programmed to not only desire the goods but also do whatever they possibly can to receive them. When a guy takes you on a date, it might very well be used as an attempt to get to know you, but in the long run, its to get to what really matters faster. He pays for your meals and expensive gifts, so in return, youll give him the only gift he actually wants. If you think about it this way, keep the cookie in the jar for as long as your happy place is physically able to so he doesnt reach his endgame too soon. Create a rule for yourself if you think its worth it to stick to a plan each time, but if you need to jump his bones sooner than usual, go for it. Its not your fault hes walking around looking sexy. You have every right to pounce, and you should.
BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 4-17-14-55-1 Furnished 2BR/2BA condo in Haile Plantation. Washer, dryer, front garden, back porch $1100 + utilities/month. Call 352-3788710 2-72-14-5-1 Enhance your educational experience! Student Condo 4BR/4BA individual leases. Excellent amenities on bus line, loads of parking utils incl. Now thru fall. $375mo. Also 3BR/2BA home steps to UF campus fall occupancy. Contact Bristol Park Realty 352367-2669 4-8-14-20-1 2 FURNISHED ROOMS MUST LOVE DOGS! Private home; rooms share hall bath; on small lake off S. Main; Incl utl, cable, wi-fi; W/D; Must be NONSMOKER! $425/each; $200 deposit; References required. Call 706-669-1644 4-4-14-7-1 Best deal in town condo across campus 2 bedrooms each $325/mo.# 1 location for bus routes Resort-style living Rent Includes utilities, cable & internet, ladies only Call Belle @ 352-328-2477 4-23-14-18-1 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 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 email@example.com 5-29-14-68-2 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 4-23-14-72-2 WALK TO UFLive in prestigious Jackson Square. 2 BR condos avail. $1300-$1600 mo. 352-505-5049 6-16-14-74-28 BLOCKS TO UFSpacious 2BR/1BA, island kitchen. Plenty of parking! Available Fall Term $700 mo. 352-505-5049 6-19-14-74-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $439. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-5 Sun. 1-5 701 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 4-23-14-55-2 UPPER 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 $500 spacious 1 BR Apt, private patio w/ locking gate, shade trees,squeaky clean, study/live quietly;1825 NW 10th St. 352 376 0080;firstname.lastname@example.org 4-23-14-30-2 4BR/2BA unfurnished house. Close to UF. 605 SW 9th St. Cent AC/heat, W/D. No pets. 1 year lease. From Aug 16th. $1760/mo. + $600 sec. To see call 352-359-1508 5-1315-22-2 CLOSE TO UF HOUSES 352-665-7316 3BR/2BA fenced 3404 NW 7th Pl $1200/mo 611 NW 36th Terr $1250/mo 630 NW 34th Terr $1150/mo 4-9-14-10-2 Available August: Several Cute & Clean 2 & 3BR vintage homes near UF. Wood floors, C/HA, W/D. Rents @ $860-$1760/mo. Call/text Anita 352-575-4395 Details: www. CozyGator.com 5-13-14-21-2 3 br/2 ba plus Study House Close to UF & Shands in a quiet neighborhood, spacious fenced in yard w/ large deck, wood floors, newer appliances including washer/dryer $1,300 month, pet friendly 352-672-1767 4-3-14-5-2 VERY CUTE 1BR/1BA house on bus route, shopping close by. No pets. 930 NE 23rd Ave. $400/month. Email Jennifer at email@example.com for more info. 4-11-10-22br Townhouse for rent $7505 minute drive to UF, 1.5 baths. Wood floors, community pool. 239-671-0484. Valpotin@aol.com 4-11-14-8-2 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 Campus Lodge 1/1 summer sublease in a 3/3. $479/month fully furnished, price nego tiable. Clean and quiet roommates. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. 4-11-5-3 Do you want to know a secret? I'm subleas ing a poolside room at Estates for summer! 3 bus routes, 24 hr gym, 1 block from campus. 3/3 but available as a 2/2 or 1. Will subsidize! (904)228-9139 4-11-14-7-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! $450/mo, Furn'd Pvt Room + Bath, quiet house w/3 males & cat incl utils, WiFi, TV, W/D. Near UF, Midtown, Applebees, easy bus & bike. No dogs, sorry. ROOM@COX. NET / Ph. 338-1113 4-4-14-3-4 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 GRANDFATHER PROPERTY central heat/ air, new roof, 3BR/2BA. Extra space for storage or office. Lots of parking space. Near everything. NW area. $124,900/OBO. Call 352-375-6754 4-15-14-10-5 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 can 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 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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12, ALLIGATOR 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 COMPUTER HELP AND REPAIR Call John @ Just PC's Virus Removal, Cracked Screen Tutorials, Upgrades, Office 352-246-2231, 6515 NW 36 Terr 9-30-14-73-7 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 email@example.com 4-2314-72-10 HORSES & GOATSFOR SALE Charlie 352-278-1925 4-23-72-10 SCIENCE FICTION: Stolen memories, dangerous dreams, collapsing societies, lost souls, engineered life, our world transformed. REMEMBERING THE FUTURE: stories by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 4-22-14-20-10 SCIENCE FICTION: After catastrophic biological warfare, we may not agree on what nature is or what civilization is. WILDERNESS is a novel by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 4-22-14-20-10 SCIENCE FICTION: Life will change fast amid genetic engineering, climate engineer ing and economic upheavals. Will we cope? WONDERS AND TRAGEDIES is a novel by Alan Kovski. Available via Amazon.com 4-22-14-20-10REAL GIANT GATORMounted standing on moveable stand. Holding authentic football, hand-signed by 3 Gator Heisman winners. Email for photos & info firstname.lastname@example.org 912-506-3200 4-16-14-10-10 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 4-23-14-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-23-14-72-11 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 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 4-23-72-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-23-72-12 96 Olds Achieva $1000 95 Ford Explorer $1500 92 Toyota Camry $1999 91 Chevy Caprice $1300 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 00 Dodge Intrepid $1500 99 Infiniti $799 01 Ford Taurus $1900 97 Dodge Van $900 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 97 Blazer $2999 00 Jeep Cherokee $1999 99 Nissan Sentra $2999 96 Pontiac Bonneville $1500 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES $0 DOWN!!! 3 MONTHS TO PAY TRANSACTION FEES!!!!! 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN NO CREDIT CHECK!!! NO EMPLOYMENT CHECK 352-338-1999 4-23-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK!! 6 MONTHS TO PAY DOWN PAYMENT!!! 352-375-9090 4-23-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTALS ALL VEHICLES 2014 3630 N. MAIN STREET www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 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 SUNRISE AUTO RENTAL EASY TO RENT!!! NO CREDIT CARD REQUIRED! www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 4-23-31-12 HEADLINERS SAGGING? POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? Call or google Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973. On site available. 4-23-3112 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.
ALLIGATOR 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 email@example.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 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 4-11-14-72-13 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. 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 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 New Horizons now hiring Bi-lingual (pref not nec) Educational Consultants full time $24k 352-642-1987 4-9-14-10-14 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 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 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 Hogan's Great SandwichesNow hiring bartenders/counter help. No experience necessary. Reliable transportation required. Apps accepted Thursday 4/3 and Friday 4/4 at the S W 34th street location. 4-4-2-14 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 5-13-14-1614 MEDICAL ASSISTANTPT for a doctor's office. Experience preferred. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org 4-914-5-14 Medical Office looking for part time medical assistant and/or front desk help for busy office. Must be dependable, computer literate, prefer to know some medical terminology. Experience preferred but not required. Please email resume to JAS3FL@aol.com 4-9-14-5-14 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. 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 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 4-2314-67-15 Need your home or apt cleaned? Call SWEEPING SUCCESS CLEANERS. We offer cleaning services for students, professionals and seniors on the go that need assistance with housework. Call today; 352636-8563 or sweepingsuccesscleaners.com 4-11-14-10-15 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 ACLS BLS PALS CPR/FA American Heart Assoc. cert issued. Convenient scheduling. Teaching gators for over 15 years. Safetynet of Florida. Call us today (800)319-5708 6-10-14-40-16 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 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! English not your first language?EDIT HELP for papers, personal statements, thesis. Same day available. $25/hr. 786-838-1525 4-4-14-8-20 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) for the Gainesville Urbanized Area announces a public meeting to which all interested persons are invited. DATE & TIME: April 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Jack Durrance Auditorium, County Administration Building, Gainesville, Florida PURPOSE: Regular Business Meeting of the MTPO A copy of the agenda may be obtained by calling (352) 955-2200, visiting our website at www.ncfrpc.org (click Transportation MTPO), or appearing in person, during regular business hours, at 2009 NW 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, familial status, religious status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Persons who require special accommoda tions under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Marlie Sanderson at 352.955.2200, extension 103, at least seven (7) days before the public meeting. 4-3-1-20 Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. 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THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Keegan earns SEC honorUF womens tennis player Kourtney Keegan was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Keegan led Florida to 4-0 wins against Arkansas and LSU this weekend.Gators in the NBAIn his teams 107-103 loss against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night, Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons recorded 20 points and seven rebounds.The Florida track and Pepsi Florida Relays this weekend. Read the story on page 16. JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writer@jczuprynShabazz Napier has more AllConference First-Team selections than Scottie Wilbekin. He has more career points than Patric Young and Will Yeguete combined. He had more minutes on the court in just his freshman year than Casey Prather had in nearly three years of action. But most importantly, UConns senior point guard has more national championship rings than any player on Floridas roster. Unfortunately for coach Billy Donovan and the No. 1-seed Gators, Napier is having one of the best postseasons of his fouryear career. He has evolved into an elite guard in this country, as good as anybody out there, Donovan said. Certainly against us he made some really big shots coming down the stretch. In that Dec. 2 matchup in Storrs, Conn., no shot was bigger or more painful for Gators fans than Napiers buzzer-beater that handed Florida its second and most recent loss of the season. and last career buzzer-beater, as well as inspiration for the Gators in at least one late-game scenario during the Southeastern Conference Championship against Kentucky. Since dropping 26 points against Florida, Napier has averaged 18.5 points per contest. In his four tournament games so far, the 6-foot-1 point guard has stepped up his scoring game even more by averaging 23.3 points per contest, which is the most out of any player on any of the Final Four teams. In UConns Elite Eight matchup with Michigan State on Sunled all scorers with 25 points, 17 of which came in the second half. And when the Spartans jumped AP PhotoUConn guard Shabazz Napier hoists the East Regional trophy after his teams 60-54 win against Michigan State on Sunday in New York. UF gearing for UConn guard Napier LANDON WATNICKAlligator Staff Writer@LandonWatnickWhen people talk about Connecticut, the attention generally focuses on Shabazz Napier the Huskies leading scorer and one of the most dynamic talents in the nation. But another player on UConn coach Kevin Ollies roster has stepped up in a big way for his team in the postseason. Huskies forward DeAndre Daniels has averaged 17 points on 50 percent shooting and 6.8 rebounds per game during No. 7 seed Connecticuts tournament wins against 10-seed Saint Josephs, 2-seed Villanova, 3-seed Iowa State and 4-seed Michigan State in the East Regional. In those games, he has making 8 of 19 three-point attempts. Daniels broke out in an 81-76 win against Iowa State last Friday in the Sweet 16, scoring 27 points on a 10-of15 shooting clip and grabbing 10 boards. Hes a versatile forward, coach Billy Donovan said. He shoots threes. Hes posting up. Hes long, hes athletic. He can put it on the great stuff with him to put him in situations where he can shoot the ball. He can play out of the post. But hes a guy, I think, has progressively gotten better during the course of the season. Ollie has seen Daniels improve over the past month and has praised the juniors ability as a hybrid four to make the most out of his opOne word that we always talk to him about is touches his touches comes from his activity, Ollie said. Offensive rebound, defensive offensive rebound, taking charge, getting a When he has over eight rebounds, he averages 19 points. That just goes right into the touches. When hes when hes on the court blocking shots, hes going to get his points because hes that talented. Hes 6-foot-9, can play inside, can play out. The biggest thing for him is to bring that energy. When he does that, he plays at another level. Daniels is second on UConn in scoring this year behind Napier, with 13 Huskies forward Daniels thriving in NCAA Tournament ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Writer @EricaAlysaa Wednesday night for a midweek game against the Seminoles, both teams were hungry for a win. It had been exactly a week since the Gators tasted victory following three consecutive road losses to Tennessee last week. Florida State, on the other hand, was eager to defend a 13-game winning streak and it did. No. 8 FSU (35-4, 12-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) defeated No. 6 UF (31-8, 5-7 Southeastern Conference) 3-2 in eight innings Wednesday night at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. For the fourth time this season, the Gators went into extra inan eight-inning matchup with a loss. The last time Florida lost at least four games in a row was in 2011 when it dropped six straight contests from March 25-April 3. Florida States Tiffani Brown, who was walked at the start of the eighth inning, scored the game-winning run for the Seminoles when Maddie OBrien reached base I dont think this one had anything to Florida State hands Florida home defeat in extra inningsGators have lost four straight UF Sof tball SEE NAPIER, PA GE 15 SEE D ANIELS, PA GE 15 SEE SOFTBALL, PA GE 15 He has evolved into an elite guard in this country, as good as anybody out there.Billy DonovanUF coachMENS BASKETBALL
do with the other, coach Tim Walton said. This was a good softball game; it could have went either way. games. The sophomore shortstop stole second immediately after and then made it home also advanced Chelsea Herndon to third. A home run from Florida States Briana Hamilton in the top at the third inning Another home run for Florida State fourth inning. Floridas last lost against Florida State came in Tallahassee on April 5, 2006. Since then, UF had won 11 consecu tive games against FSU until the two Wednesday. Were doing the same thing in this game in games that weve won, Walton said. We just leave too many runners in scoring position. Weve got to do a better job of executing our offense. Both Florida and Florida State recorded six hits. In the circle, Lauren Haeger started her eighth game of the season. The Peoria, Ariz., native pitched the We didnt play bad. We just cant get a ball to fall our way, Haeger said. We just have to move on. I mean you going to be out of the game every time. After Florida tied things up in the bot tom of the fourth with an RBI double that scored Tofft, Delanie Gourley moved into With her four punchouts, Gourley be Gourley allowed one hit and no runs in two innings pitched. but I was feeling good, nice and loose to Gourley said. Hannah Rogers, who was in the circle winning run. I thought all of our pitchers were good, Walton said. If they were great we would have won. points per game, but the Los An geles native has also been a force on the defensive end this postsea son. on Sunday in the Elite Eight, Dan iels shut down Spartans forward Branden Dawson, who averaged Tournament contests. see many offensive opportunities junior recorded eight boards but only one on the offensive glass an area in which he normally dominates. up touches, and it was just a great game plan that we had from our coaching staff, Daniels said. I offensive rebounds, and that was our main focus. Florida point guard Scot dangerous Daniels was in both teams previous matchup on Dec. 2 in Storrs, Conn. In that game, tion. Daniels most impactful play with only seconds left on the shot at winning the game, and he said of Daniels. stretch and shoot the three, a guy who can also put it down. Hes a tough matchup because of his versatility. than four minutes later. a thorn in the side of every defense he has faced so far Donovan said he cant expect to guard his counterpart all by himself. Ive always believed that Final Four teleconference. I always believe that great offense beats great de fense. So this is not neces sarily going to be a situation where Scottie is going to be Weve been a team, a defen sive team, and weve got to try to do as good of a job as we can collectively helping Scottie in whatever situa tion he may be in during the game. During Floridas previous contest against UConn, Wil shot to tie the game, a free throw to put his squad up er to win the contest. shooters to have their best game of the season. However, he added he has faith in himself and his team mates to shut down UConns shooters enough to pull out a victory and advance to Flori The last time we played them, it was a good game, teams played well. Close its a game we can win. Its not going to be easy, it will be tough. Its going to be tough to match up with them and we have a good chance. ALLIGATOR, 15Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffFreshman left-hander Delanie Gourley pitches during Floridas 2-0 win against Ole Miss on March 9 at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. AP PhotoConnecticut forward DeAndre Daniels (2) dunks against Michigan State on Sunday in Madison Square Garden in New York. Daniels averaging 13 points per game DANIELS, from page 14 NAPIER, from page 14Wilbekin, Florida aiming to limit Napier in collective effort SOFTBALL, from page 14 We just leave too many runners in scoring position. Weve got to do a better job of executing our offense.Tim WaltonUF coach
LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrence Excitement is revolving around the UF track and or their home meet as one of the most memorable events ALLIGATOR Alligator File PhotoMarquis Dendy competes at the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships on Feb. 23, 2013, in Fayetteville, Ark. TRACK AND FIELDGators excited to host Florida Relays Its exciting. Its the Florida Relays. Its a big deal here in Gainesville, and its a big deal in the state of Florida.Mike HollowayUF coach