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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 Casey Turgeon led the Gators to their fourth straight win against the Seminoles on Tuesday. Read the story on page 13. Hes developing a biopsy needle, pg 8. It fell seven spots this year, pg 5. Theyre up for approval next week, pg 5. 75 /50 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13VOLUME 108 ISSUE 133 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014William A. England / Alligator StaffStudents eat chicken wings Tuesday evening as part of the 5th Annual Chicken Wing Charity Thing. The event Alligator Staff Writersbdupuy@alligator.org jlyons@alligator.org By only 127 votes, Helen Warren beat Annie Orlando for a spot on the City Commission in Tuesday nights runoff election. Warren and supporters took the celebration to Tall Pauls Brew House after results rolled in. She thanked those involved in the campaign, then took a moment to praise the voters. All I need are the good and the smart voters, Warren told the crowd. So we had 127 more of them on our side. As results came in at the Superviinitially leading with 56.2 percent. When early and absentee votes came in, the tide shifted, and Warren held showed Warren received 50.59 percent of the votes, and Orlando earned 49.41 percent. In the citys runoff election held last year, Ed Braddy defeated Craig Lowe for mayor by 1,251 votes. ling the city budget. I want to build bridges with leaders in the community regardless Runoff ends in slim win for Warren Alligator Contributing WriterFrom frosted tips to a zebra suit or a new tattoo, desperate Dance Marathon participants will do just about anything to earn money for a good cause. Students involved in Dance Marathon at UF have promised to do wacky things for donations from friends, family or anyone willing to support them. Participants have been busy employing these new fundraising tactics in anticipation of the events 20th anniversary this weekend, when more than 800 students will stay awake and on their feet for 26.2 hours to symbolically raise awareness of children who live with serious illnesses 24/7. One of the ways dancers raise money is by getting pledges before the event. Maria Mandese, a morale captain for Dance Marathon, said fundraising isnt always easy. It can be scary asking your friends and family for money, especially when they know nothing about Dance Marathon, said the 20-year-old UF health science sophomore. Volunteers created a Facebook page to give the students involved ideas on raising money. Examples include and a family-oriented carnival. However, these mainstream methods werent enough for some participants. Mandese used a tactic she called the incentive method. She cleaned a friends room as an incentive for her to give a donation. Then she took the idea further. I said if I could reach $1,000 in a certain time period, then I would wear a zebra costume around campus, she Dancers get creative for the money and kids Alligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police is looking for a man suspected of stealing another mans iPad on West University Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. A UF Alert sent out to students, staff and faculty at about 4 p.m. reported the following incident: At about 3:15 p.m., the victim met a man at 1423 W. Unisaid. During the exchange, the man said he didnt have his walThe suspect is described as a tall, black male in his 20s with a medium build. He was wearing a black shirt, red pants and athletic shoes. The victim did not say in which direction the man ran. Helicopters on daily patrols at the time assisted in the search. University Police offers various services to students to protect their possessions. Students can register their bikes and other valuables through the department. For computer safety, students can install Front Door Software, which allows users to remotely lock their laptops. Gainesville Police advises anyone with information to call the department at 352-955-1818 or text keyword GPDFL with a tip to 274637. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 352-372-STOP.Near-campus iPad theft prompts UF Alert, helicopter searchShe got 50.59 percent of voteSEE DANCE, PAGE 4 I said if I could reach $1,000 in a certain time period, then I would wear a zebra costume around campus.morale captain SEE ELECTIONS, PAGE 4

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News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 TODAYFORECASTSUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 83/63 PARTLY CLOUDY 83/59 CLOUDY 81/56 SUNNY 79/54 SUNNY 75/50 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 133 attending can send an email to earthdaygainesville2014@ gmail.com. Celebrate Earth Day at the Florida Museum Explore the wonders of life on Earth with hands-on activities and a huge plant sale at the Florida Museum of Natural History! On April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., participate in Earth Day activities in the adjacent UF Natural Area Teaching Laboratory and see diverse specimens from the museums vast collections. The museum will also host a large plant sale with more than 120 species of difficultto-find and butterfly-friendly plants April 19 through 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. where attendees can learn how to attract butterflies to their homes and which plants are proven winners. Accent, host, native and nectar plants are available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the museums Butterfly Rainforest exhibit and other museum events like ButterflyFest. For more information, visit flmnh.ufl.edu/earthday or call 352-846-2000. 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 HAPPENINGRally for Palestine Join Students for Justice in Palestine and CHISPAS in a demonstration that will illustrate the restriction of movement that both Palestinians via the apartheid wall in the West Bank and immigrants via the US/Mexico border face. We will be forming a human wall on Turlington Plaza from 11:15 to 11:50 a.m. today. Each person who is part of the wall will have posters hanging around them with information on various aspects of oppression in Israel/Palestine and oppression of the immigrant community in the U.S. Organic Plant Sale The Organic Sustainable Agriculture Club will be selling transplants today in front of Fifield Hall off Hull Road from 4 to 7 p.m. Plants being sold include herbs, peppers, cucumbers and sunflowers. Minority Pre-Veterinary Students final meeting The Minority Pre-Veterinary Students will have its final general body meeting of the semester today in Rinker Hall, Room 106, at 7:30 p.m. Minority Pre-Vet Students is a new student organization trying to encourage, retain and empower students pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. All are welcome. Genocide awareness week Stop by the Plaza of the Americas from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to learn about modern genocide. For more information, please contact Rachael Cain at tzedek@ufhillel.org. Sponsored by Jewish Student Union, Student Government, the SG interfaith council and Hillel/Manoa. UPTAs Carnival for Kids The Undergraduate Physical Therapy Association would like to invite UF families to its kids carnival. The carnival will be Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. on Hume Field. Admission is $5 per family. All proceeds will be donated to muscular dystrophy research and related causes. There will be a Scooby-Doo bounce house, giant bubble stations, arts and crafts, face painting, prizes, raffles and more. Please contact UPTA at ufupta@gmail.com with any questions. Celebrate Passover with UF Hillel Not going home for Seder? UF Hillel has you covered. Passover begins April 14, and UF Hillel will be organizing Seders for the first two nights of the holiday. There are many options to satisfy all our students needs. If you are interested in attending a large campus Seder, participating in a themed Seder or hosting a smaller one with friends, please register for Passover at ufhillel.org. All food served will be kosher for Passover. Seders at Hillel are subsidized for students and cost $15. No student will be turned away due to financial hardship. If you need financial assistance, please email rabbiswedroe@ufhillel.org or call 352-372-2900. Tonight Im Not Just Watching STRIVE at GatorWell will present students with the opportunity to publicly display their commitment to being active bystanders against interpersonal violence Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Plaza of the Americas. The event will include free information, activities and promotional items. Lavender Graduation LGBT Affairs is hosting its annual Lavender Graduation on April 18 at 7 p.m. The ceremony acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBT and ally students at UF. The event is to recognize these students leadership and community service experiences that have made a difference in improving the campus climate regarding LGBT issues. If you are graduating, please notify LGBT Affairs to be recognized and receive a Lavender Graduation certificate as well as a rainbow tassel. LGBT Affairs is also looking for candidates for Spring 2014 Community Impact Awards and Rainbow Alliance Awards for Student LGBT Service and Research. Velo Vixen MTB Skills Clinic The second annual Velo Vixen MTB Skills Clinic will be held April 19 at 9 a.m. at San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park. Lunch will be provided by Harvest Thyme Cafe and all participants will receive fabulous Vixen commemorative T-shirts. Reservations are not necessary but strongly encouraged. You can register online using PayPal here: touchstoneval.com/ vixenclinic.html. 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 coloring and more. Volunteers are needed. Groups interested in Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

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AMY LUNAKAlligator Contributing WriterMore than 600 colleges across the U.S. are participating in National Alcohol Screening Day this Thursday as part of National Alcohol Awareness Month, but UF is not among them. The 17th annual screening day is promoted by Screening for nization that aims to provide mental health and substance abuse resources to those who need it. Although UF isnt participating this year, colleges that take part in the screening day offer free anonymous in-person and online assessments for students to help indicate alcohol problems, said Sue Thorn, Screening for Mental Health representative. UF doesnt have plans to participate in the screening day this year, but it is a possibility for the future, said Julia Varnes, a health promotion specialist at GatorWell. We are constantly re-evaluating our efforts and making revisions to programming to ensure that we are meeting UF student needs, she said. Thorn said it is important to get colleges involved with the screening day because there are skewed perceptions among students about how much and how often their peers consume alcohol. Our goal is to link those in need with quality treatment resources on or off campus, she said. Samantha Rowland, a 21year-old UF Chinese junior, said she thinks offering free alcohol screenings on UFs campus dent Body. It would help some people realize that they have a problem, and once they realize that, they said. 4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence sponsors alcohol awareness month to teach people about safe consumption. ITS 6 MILES FROM GAINESVILLE. CHRISTIAN COOPERAlligator Contributing WriterThe new Austin Cary Learning Center, dedicated Saturday, will provide space for weddings, club meetings and nature-related activities. The center replaced the original, which The 7,800-square-foot building is located 6 miles northeast of Gainesville on Waldo Road, overlooking Lake Mize and in the Austin Cary Forest. Tim White, director of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, said the facility is used for everything from club meetings to weddings. He said UFs forestnature. There are forested areas with great trails as well as Lake Mize, which is one of the deepest lakes in Florida, he said. While here, they can also learn about the important role that forests play in our lives. He said the new center is twice the size and has more functionality than the old one. The center now has access to the Internet, breakout rooms and a kitchen. veys from people around the community, White said. The $2 million center was funded entirely by donations. White said donations came from alumni, private companies and other sources. People gave anywhere from $50 to $150,000. Michelle Franklin, a 26-year-old UF forest resources and conservation senior, has been working at the Austin Cary Forest for a year and watched the construction of the new facility. She wrote in an email that she and the other seniors are jealous of the students who get to use the new facility. It doesnt feel like a building when you step inside, Franklin said. It feels like a ers.New nature learning center opens in Austin Cary Forest Colleges observe alcohol screening day HILLEL HOSTED HER. TAYLOR WIDOMAlligator Contributing WriterLiesel Appels birth was dedicated to Adolf Hitler, but her life was not. Appel was born in 1941 in Klingenberg, Germany, to Nazi criminals who made their dedication to the German when she was 2 weeks old. At the age of 9, she decided she could not be one of them. I was taught such a deadly culture that it still blows my mind, she told a crowd of about 40 gathered at UF Hillel on Tuesday night. Everything about me must be offensive, the blueeyed blonde said. My accent the tone of my voice, the way I look. A converted Jew, the 73year-old has spent her lifetime searching for forgiveness especially from Jewish neighbors whose businesses were ransacked during the Holocaust as her parents watched in support. Appel has told her story on radio and television, at educational seminars and countless Holocaust Memorial services across the world. Hillel, located at 2020 W. University Ave., paid her $200 for the speech as part of its genocide awareness week. Campaign chairwoman Rachael Cain, a 20-year-old UF music junior, said Appels story provides an alternative view to the traditional survivors saga. In any given situation, a bigger problem is the population that stands by and watches it happen, she said. Appel said the time to stand up for those in need is now. Courage does not have to be loud, she said. It often is the quiet voice of reason.Daughter of Nazis speaks at UF about HolocaustUF wont participateOne leader said hed get an FTK tattoo if he reached his goalsaid. I guess a lot of people want to see me walk around as a zebra because I got quite a few donations (after that) and reached the goal. DM morale overall director Joelle Waksman said she has heard of even more drastic incentives. A community events captain pledged to tattoo FTK once he hit his fundraising goal, she said. But Waksman said despite their oddities, these tactics have posted a picture of himself with a frosted tips hairstyle. He promised to dye the tips of his hair blonde if he could reach his goal in a certain amount of time, she said. Within a few hours, he hit his goal. In 2013, DM at UF raised a record $1.1 million. This years fundraising total will be revealed at the events closing ceremonies, and students are hoping to break the record once more. But for passionate participants like Mandese, this years Dance Marathon will be memorable either way. Look out for the zebra at the end of this week, she said. from page 1Orlando criticized Warrens campaign for name-calling tactics Warren received advice and support on her campaign from outgoing City Commissioner Susan Bottcher. Bottcher, who will step down from her seat in May after losing this years election to Craig Carter, came Tuesday to support Warren on her win. Bottcher said she is looking forward to Warren. This is probably one of the best things to happen in a city election in a very long time, she said. Orlando and her supporters gathered at The Warehouse Restaurant & Lounge after the release of the results, which they called I thought we had the momentum, Orlando said. Despite the results, Orlando said she is proud of her campaign. She criticized Warren and her supporters for name-calling. They went to the dirty tricks and the nasty campaigning to smear my reputation, Orlando said. They were saying I was the Tea Party candidate, and Im still a Democrat whether they like it or not. As for the Commissions future, Orlando said its up in the air. I have very grave concerns with whats going to happen with GRU, she said. said she hopes to unify the city. We won. Im saying we won, she told her supporters. And I hope Gainesville will see what they won. from page 1 It feels like a home, and I am excited to share it with others.Michelle FranklinUF forest resources and conservation senior A community events captain pledged to tattoo FTK once he hit his fundraising goal.Joelle Waksman morale overall director

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THEYRE UP FOR APPROVAL NEXT WEEK. HANNA MARCUS Alligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgTuesday nights Senate meeting was all about the money. Senators voted to pass two bills with proposed budgets for second money for the Student Governmentfunded organizational budget, and the second allocated money for the SG-funded academic budget. Sen. Davis Bean, chairman of the budget and appropriations committee, said a new element of the organizational budget could award additional funding to organizations that spent 90 percent of their previous budgets. Senators will push the measure to a vote next meeting. Bean said 13 organizations will receive an additional $500 while two others will receive $250. With the money that was left over we took that money and decided to allocate it equally to these sponsible, Bean said. Certain aspects of the budget sparked controversy. In pro-con debate, Sen. Michael Christ said he disagreed with both of the budget bills. Christ said his main issues with the organizational budget bill were increased funding allocated for food cally responsible groups. I dont think having a really giving more money, Christ said. As for food, Christ said he doesnt want SG to turn into a food-subsidization group. Five senators spoke during the pro portion of the debate, and each put their support behind the budget as proposed. Sen. Susan Webster said the responsible organizations deserve extra money. By giving these organizations who have great expenditure rates extra money, we are able to help those organizations put on more and better events, she said. Sen. Austin Sherman said he supported the line items providing organizations with money for food. I think food is vital to student orgs ... to outreach, Sherman said. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSen. Davis Bean, chairman of the budget and appropriations committee, discusses the 2014-2015 Student Government-funded organizational budget during Tuesdays Student Senate meeting. CAMPUS SEAN STEWART-MUNIZAlligator Staff Writer sstewart-muniz@alligator.orgWith a $75 million endowment and a new teaching hall, UFs Warrington College of Business Administration is making positive changes but a new Bloomberg Businessweek ranking says otherwise. The ranking, which came out Friday, slated Warrington at 44 out of 132 undergraduate business colleges in the nation. The college dropped seven spots from its 2013 rank of 37. Bloomberg also graded the colleges teaching at a C and its facilities at a B. Horace Tucker, the associate director of the Heavener School of Business, wrote in an email that, because of the rankings methodoldropped. Bloomberg surveys students and employers, which count for 50 percent of the metrics used. Thats information that the college is not aware of until its published with the rankings. Also taken into consideration is academic quality, median salary and how many undergraduate students advance to top-graduate programs. are moving in the right direction. This is the second time the college dropped it moved from 46 to 53. The college bottomed out at 55 in 2010 and began climbing the ranks to 37 in 2013. Although the colleges upward trend has been interrupted, students like 20-year-old UF economics junior Alex Mazur arent worried. Mazur said colleges are becoming more competitive with ranking systems, and Warrington is going through a transitional period. Regardless of ranking, Mazur said the college has given her tools to create a career. success in terms of entering the real world, she said. that we are moving in the right direction. Horace TuckerHeavener School of Business associate director

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Reader responseThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column Editorial The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Puff, puff, pass: Florida e-cig bill sparks debateThe debate about whether e-cigarettes should be sold to minors in Florida is, as one might guess, a love story between Big Tobacco and a lucrative market: teens with money to burn. Pushing the obvious aside that minors shouldnt have acsale of e-cigarettes to Floridians younger than 18. outraged when state lawmakers added language that would go Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between 2011 and 2012, the number of middle and high schoolers using e-cigarettes doubled. The use of e-cigarettes among kids today balling or drinking hand sanitizer. The reality is, more and more underage boys and girls are getting their hands on tobacco. came to regulating e-cigarette-related commerce. nances restricting the sales or use of electronic cigarettes, dozens The bottom line in this back-and-forth is less about concern cancer, heart and lung associations would be concerned over the Though lawmakers deny the tobacco industrys involvement heart and lung associations on this one. McCutcheon ruling hurts US democracy its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Comrestrictions on the total amount of money individual donors tion cycle. Before the ruling in McCutcheon, wealthy donors such advertising, as long as they did not coordinate directly with tions by wealthy donors have a severe and corrosive effect the highest bidder. dates will direct their efforts toward serving their wealthy donors who will ultimately determine which candidates succeed be bribed by these moneyed interests. a donation to an individual candidate and has yet to address future cases could result in these restrictions being struck down as well. racy by wealthy interests. not be determined by the whims of billionaires or by multiof the interest of their wealthy donors. Elliot Levy is a UF political science and public relations junior. His column appears on Wednesdays. 95 TOTAL VOTES69% YES 31% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgTuesdays question: Do you know who Bo Diddley is? Todays question: Have you tried e-cigarettes? WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Elliot Levyopinions@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 The recent, tragic developments in the Israel-Palestine condia seems to be getting a She said that in the recent past, A ing to contemplate this, and it begs the the right parents in the As reasonable and compassionate or government to intervene on other Michael Beato is a UF economics sophomore. His columns appear on Wednesdays.News shows we are united by human experienceColumn Michael Beatoopinions@alligator.org

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8, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writerbdupuy@alligator.orgValens Nteziyaremye cant go home to the family awaiting his return. In the two years he has spent apart from them, he has missed birthdays and weddings. He has created a life they may never see. The soft-spoken 26-year-old cant afford to visit his family in Rwanda, so hes saving up. Before arriving at UF, Valens was one of more than a thousand students who traveled to the U.S. as part of the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program. In collaboration with the Rwandan government and U.S. universities, the program provides undergraduate scholarships to Rwandas brightest students. Through the program, Valens completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2012. Before making the more than 16hour trek to Arkansas with 25 other students, Valens underwent a rigorous selection process. Even with his high national examination scores, he still had to pass a round of interviews and prove his English skills. His mothers belief in him led Valens to become one of the top students in Rwanda, he said. She told me, School will be your future, he said. My parents didnt even have a high school degree. I said Im going to get the education my parents didnt have the chance to get. Valens lost his mother at age 12, after a time when war and genocide had changed Rwanda. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the killing spree Valens and his siblings lived through. During the chaos in 1994, Vacamp in the Democratic Republic of Congo. During his four years in the camp, Valens attended a makeshift school. Sitting atop rocks, he followed along as the teacher used charcoal and cardboard for daily lessons. Valens entered the camp at age 7 and left four years later to return to Rwanda, where 800,000 people died. With the help of his older brother, Valens watched over his four siblings, the youngest of whom had just turned 1. At UF, Valens, a mechanical and aerospace engineering Ph.D. candidate, has not stopped supporting his siblings. He uses any extra money to pay for his siblings schooling in Rwanda. If I dont do it, I dont think anyone else will do it, he said. The UF fellowship student is working on a National Science Foundation-funded project on breast cancer biopsy needles, making the pain to the patient. Caring for others comes naturally to Valens, said Hitomi Yamaguchi Greenslet, UF associate professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Greenslet oversees Valens work on the needle project and assigned him as a mentor for high school students. home, she said. He knows how to deal with his personal and professional life. Valens start at UF came with a loneliness he did not have in Arkansas. When he arrived in Gainesville, he no longer had a group of Rwandan friends he could relate to. David Worthington Hahn, professor and chairman in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, said Valens transition He came here, and he was on his own, Hahn said. He always impressed me with his smile and his outlook. Anyone who spends time with him cant help but like him. Valens experienced a night that challenged his positive outlook on life. Valens was driving back home after meeting with his academic adviser when he was pulled over. derstand him, and an argument ensued. Valens was then arrested but released shortly after with no charges. The guy he chose to stop me because he thought I looked sustime its happened, though. When most UF students went home for Christmas break to spend time with their families, Valens spent his time working in the research lab. One night, as he was riding on his bike from work, Valens was stopped by a cop. He said the black man they were searching for. Thats how it is, Valens said. But Valens is too busy to worry about his past troubles. He often tries not to stray too far from his research lab. Valens said he believes he can overcome anything with hard work and prayer. There was time I thought about giving up everything I was doing, he said. But I said, What am I going to do after I give up? Thats what keeps me going. When he needs to talk, Valens roommate is there to listen except English is often not a part of their conversation. They speak their native language of Kinyarwanda instead. Valens roommate, Olivier Nsengiyumva, a 24-year-old UF Ph.D. candidate, arrived in Gainesville from Oklahoma Christian University in August. In Oklahoma, Olivier, like Valens, participated in the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program. Before becoming roommates, Olivier and Valens attended the same high school and were only acquaintances. It took travelling more than 7,500 miles from Rwanda to make them close friends. Olivier said he cant believe how far the two of them have come. Its like a dream come true, he said. Valens has two more years at UF before graduating with his Ph.D. He said his dad doesnt understand what a Ph.D. is. He just wants his son to come home soon. My dad is always saying, When you are going to graduate? he said. For now, Valens wants to start helping his home country. Hes launching an organization, called Nature of Life, with a friend back in Rwanda to reduce poverty one donation at a time. Ive been given the chance to do what Im doing, so I need to help, he said. You have to go through achieve something.Megan Reeves / Alligator StaffValens Nteziyaremye is a survivor of the Rwandan genocide. He is now working in the lab on a breast cancer biopsy needle project that helps reduce pain. Hes making a breast cancer biopsy needle

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 STATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE Some Florida legislators are making a push again this year to end a requirement that greyhound dog tracks have on-site races if they want to keep card games and other betting options. Florida has 12 tracks that currently feature greyhound racing, but legislators and some animal activists contend that racing is harmful to the dogs. We need to free the greyhounds from this senseless activity of racing, said Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood. But despite the support of some top lawmakers, the proposal stalled in a Senate committee on Tuesday. Instead, the panel passed a stripped-down bill sponsored by Sobel that requires dog tracks around the state to report all injuries of racing greyhounds. Most of Floridas current dog tracks make money off other types of gambling, including off-track betting, poker rooms and slot machines in South Florida. But state law requires the tracks to have a full schedule of races each year in order to keep their gambling permits. Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Boca Raton, tried to get the Senate Gaming Committee to pass a provision that would end the racing requirement and allow tracks to decide if they wanted to keep scheduling races. She said she dropped the effort after questions arose over whether the wording would allow currently shuttered tracks to reopen. Other senators on the panel, however, said it was clear there werent enough votes to pass the proposal in its current form. The greyhound bill is the only major gambling measure that remains alive after lawmakers pulled the plug on a comprehensive bill that would have allowed resort casinos in South Florida.Florida legislators push for end to senseless greyhound racing PROCEEDS GO TOWARD THERAPY FOR ABUSED KIDS. SABRINA WILKERSONAlligator Contributing WriterOn Tuesday night, teams of football players gobbled as many wings as their stomachs could hanSix teams of two took down buckets of wings, leaving the tabletops and chairs in Splitz Bowling Center a sticky, orange mess. The winning team ate 74 wings between members Kyle Myers and Scott Arvin in 10 minutes. Each stuff his face. An eating team comprised of football players ate a total of 69 wings, coming in second place. My method is to grab as many previous UF offensive lineman. Flats are wings with two bones in them, he said. Tuesday nights eating was for a good cause. It was the third annual Wing Bowl eating competition to raise funds for the Child Advocacy Group. All proceeds will go toward the services for abused children, said Sherry Kitchens, the groups CEO and founder. The competition was an interesting way to get the community involved, Kitchens said. Folks get super excited, she said. Craig Wilburn, the creator of the Wing Bowl and broker for Bosshardt Realty, came up with the event to raise awareness of the Child Advocacy Group. He said touring the groups center had an emotional impact on him. I went to visit the center, and I burn said. I didnt even know this was going on in Gainesville. He said he wants to get the word out for next years event to raise even more money for the cause.Teams chomp down on chicken wings for child advocacySobel My method is to grab as David Youngprevious UF offensive lineman

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. 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 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 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 $389 at The Courtyards May Aug. Across from UF! Male student sublets 1 of 4 private bedrooms in furnished townhouse $389 w/ utilities,cable, internet & parking. Pool/laundry 904:718-5943 4-15-5-1 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 5-29-14-68-2 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 4-23-14-72-2WALK 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 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;postj@bellsouth.net 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 VERY CUTE 1BR/1BA house on bus route, shopping close by. No pets. 930 NE 23rd Ave. $400/month. Email Jennifer at j_e_jackson@yahoo.com for more info. 4-11-10-2 2br 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 DOWNTOWN CHEAP DOWNTOWNAvailable now!!! Efficiency Apartment in the Heart of Downtown. 216 SW 3rd Ave. $425/ mth. Call 870-2760 4-23-14-14-2 ******** 3 BEDROOM HOME ******** Wood Floors. Screen Porch. Large Bonus Room. Central Heat & Air. W/D Hookups. Available for Fall. 1311 NW 8th Street. $1275/mth. Call 870-2760 4-23-14-14-2 $1000 3br/2ba 1400 sqft Beautiful, super spacious unit in a great condo commmunity. Perfect space for close friends or UF employees. Rent for less than $400/bedroom. Contact: jrmiller07@ufl.edu 4-16-7-2 PETS PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 5-13-14-13-2 HIDDEN LAKE LARGE 3/3 over 1300 SQ.FT. Cable/Internet, W/D & TV incl. REDUCED to $999! All MOVE IN FEES WAIVED! Only 3 LEFT! 1015 NW 21st Ave. 352-374-3866 www.hiddenlaketcc.com 4-23-14-12-2 2/2 townhouse in the SW Close to SF, UF and line bus. Spacious, 1200 sq ft with private deck and balcony in each room. 352275-9507 4-14-14-5-2 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 Campus Lodge 1/1 summer sublease in a 3/3. $479/month fully furnished, price nego tiable. Clean and quiet roommates. Please email s1134t@gmail.com 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!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. 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) 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATOR 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 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 beatyequip@aol.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 donniefp132@hotmail.com 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!!! 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12, ALLIGATOR Retiree wants to buy 2008-2012 Miata soft top; white or dark blue973-634-8821 4-11-12-5 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 Candice Jones at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 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 The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking volunteers to become Crisis Line Counselors. 60 hours of in-depth training are provided. This is an opportunity to impact the lives of fellow community members and to gain life-enhancing communication skills. The next training class begins Saturday, May 17th, 2014. Please contact Jan Greene at 352-264-6782 or visit ttp://www.alachua county.us/Depts/CSS/CrisisCenter/Pages/ Volunteer.aspx for more information. 4-2319-13 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. 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 PUT IT IN THE ALLIGATOR! LOCAL TARGETED EFFECTIVE ECONOMICAL Reach over 50,000 readers each publication day. 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 New Horizons now hiring Bi-lingual (pref not nec) Educational Consultants full time $24k 352-642-1987 4-9-14-10-14 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: drpohani@gmail.com 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 Part-time student positions at GatorWell: 2 graphic designers, 1 video production assistant & multiple wellness educators for the Health Hut. Details on our website. gatorwell.ufsa.ufl.edu 4-11-14-5-14 Opus CoffeeWe 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. 4-18-14-10-14 Teacher assistants needed for a Christian preschool morning & afternoons part time shifts available. Experience needed working with young children. Please call 352-373-2985 M-F from 9-3 4-21-14-10-14 Part-time Music Coordinator sought, 6/1-12/31/14 with possible 6 month ext. Required: service music planning. Preferred: classic organist (pipe organ), choir leader experience, Lutheran music/hymnody tradition. 10 hrs/week summer, 20 hrs/week from midAugust. Send cover letter, resume, and plan ning/rehearsal sample to: Music Coordinator Search, First Lutheran Church, 1801 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32603 by 4/20/14. 4-9-14-1-14 Marketing assistant. $10-$12/hr. Evening shifts. Students preferred. Apply in person. Advantage Home Loans. 3501 SW 2nd Ave Suite 2100 (2nd floor above Gator Textbooks) 4-15-14-5-14 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 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 4-2314-67-15 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 4-11-14-10-15English not your first language?EDIT HELP for papers, personal statements, thesis. Same day available. $25/ hr. 786-838-1525. 5-13-14-12-15 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!b Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator. 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 Pol Parsley The Thai Elvis With 5-piece Band. 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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG After losing to national champion UConn in the Final Four on Saturday, Florida mens basketball ranked Florida volleyball setter Mackenzie Dagostino was one of 36 players UF mens golf team Read the story on page 14. ADAM PINCUSAlligator Staff Writer@adamDpincusTALLAHASSEE Florida State students arrived two hours before the game to get a ticket. They sat throughout Dick Howser bleachers to capacity. By the eighth inning, the bleachers were deserted. No. 15 Conference) swept its season se ries against No. 1 Florida State crowd of 6,514 heading to the exits early. Florida defeated Florida State in all three games this season for the second time in coach Kevin nings streak to 15. Freshman John Sternagel sin gled home Peter Alonso in the that ended the night for FSU start er Billy Strode. Casey Turgeon fol off sidearm reliever Gage Smith that almost reached the circus tent got on the Seminoles early and wouldnt let up. It was unbelievable. I know Gage Smith has got some really good numbers. He just dropped the head on it and we went up four to zero, catcher Taylor Gushue said. That was the end of the sto the turning point of the game. Gushue had it partially right. Turgeons home run was one of the key moments from Tuesday night. There was Casey Smit leading off the game for FSU with a single base and advancing to second base on a pitch in the dirt by Young, froze on Justin Gonzalezs attempt and never reached third base. He didnt try scoring from third on a later he wouldve been safe. I was pretty relieved when I picked up the ball and saw he was still at second, Young said. Ill be honest. I saw it and I was like, Alright I got away with one there. appearance without surrendering a run and has tossed 11.2 shutout innings against Florida State this year. Florida would have ran out of freshman Ryan Larson not bailed out Zack Powers, who was picked off at second by Florida State catcher Danny De La Calle. Pow ered his head. ting, ended up singling into right second base. After De La Calle picked Mar two batters later, the UF coaches pulled the team together and asked them to stop playing so tight. They listened, adding one run in the sixth on a wild pitch and three runs in the eighth on three hits and two FSU errors. est crowd in Florida State history. 10 teams, it will be making more noise in the national spotlight. But it doesnt get any easier Florida starts a road series against No. 2 South Carolina on Friday before on Tuesday against Florida Gulf Coast. We knew this would be a tough part of the schedule, OSullivan said. To come up here and get the third win against Florida State, who has obviously got a great pro gram, its a great accomplishment for our team. This weekend will be another new challenge for us. Obviously, theyre excited right now, but weve got another chal lenge ahead of us this weekend. William A. England / Alligator StaffCasey Turgeon shows bunt during Floridas 3-1 win against Florida State on March 18 at McKethan Stadium. Turgeon hit a three-run home run against the Seminoles in the Gators 8-0 win on Tuesday. SOFTBALL JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Writer@J_McPherson1126Kathlyn Medina wasnt in the starting FSU on April 2. In fact, prior to Floridas series against Auburn, the junior shortstop had not started since UFs second game against Ole Miss on March 8 a span of 15 games. One of the main reasons I took Katie out for a bit was just because I didnt feel like we were getting the shortstop leadership that shes capable of, coach Tim Walton said. Kelsey Stewart replaced Medina at short stop for those games, and freshman Chelsea Herndon took Stewarts spot at second base. But after being given the opportunity to start in the Gators series against the Tigers, Medina did not disappoint. Seeing my name up there, I was more than ex cited to do what I can for the team, Medina said. Im just trying to do what I can to get the outs. Medina hopes to keep her performance ern Conference) plays No. 8 Florida State night at 6 in Tallahassee. ning streak heading into its rematch with the Seminoles, Medina said the team is prepared for the game. help us out, Medina said. I mean, were go out there and perform. Theyre a great team, so its going to be a great game. Were just going in there with a good mentality and trying to get that win. The Downey, Calif., native made key plays on defense throughout the series against Au burn this past weekend. She helped Florida straight against Ole Miss in March 2013 and showed Walton that she is capable of hold ing down the defense. This weekend was probably the best our Taking Katie out of the lineup [earlier in the season] wasnt necessarily what I wanted to do, but it had to be done at the time and the way shes responded and coming back, shes Medina made the play of the game dur the series against Auburn on Sunday. SEE SOFTBALL, P A GE 15Walton Gators trounce No. 1 Seminoles to sweep season series

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LAYNE WEITZELAlligator Writer@laynejweitzel ALLIGATOR Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffJ.D. Tomlinson tees off on Day 2 of the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Feb. 16 at the Mark Bostick Golf Course. MENS GOLF

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UF CENTERS SNAPPING HIGH. ADAM LICHTENSTEIN Alligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Coach Will Muschamp preaches strength to all of his linemen, but with less than a week left in spring practice, there are weaknesses on both sides of the line of scrimmage. Muschamp had remainders from former coach Urban Meyers recruiting classes Dominique Easley and Sharrif Floyd anchor the line but going into season No. 4, many of the positions of his defensive line are currently undetermined. Too much separation right now still on both lines of scrimmage when you talk in terms of when that said at a Tuesday press conference. We have too much of a separation I think the talent is there. I think the quality of player is there. Its just consistency in the performance has Muschamp said he would feel comfortable with between eight and 10 players in a defensive-line rotation, but he doesnt think some of his players have reached the level they are capable of yet. Muschamp said. The efforts not always what it needs to be, quite However, he did praise other young linemen, including Taven Bryan and Joey Ivie. [Bryan is] a guy thats really only going to continue to get better. He runs extremely well. Hes a good athlete. Hes got really good strength. Hes one of the stronger defensive linemen as far of just hand, hand strength A tough guy to deal with as far as thats conOn the other side of the line, the Gators centers are having trouble getting the ball in the hands of their quarterbacks. So far, Florida has been repping Max Garcia, Cameron Dillard and Trip Thurman at the position. Under new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper, UF is moving to a shotgun-based offense, so the centers struggles dont bode well for the installation of the new game plan. If we continue to have those, we need to look in a different direcWEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15Alligator File PhotoMax Garcia (76) runs at an opposing player during Floridas 30-10 victory against Arkansas on Oct. 5, Florida linemen struggling on both sides of scrimmage LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrenceThe year was 2009. Coach Mike Holloway and his current assistant Erin Tucker were scouting four sprinters who would make Florida a threat for years to come. With three of the four sprinters living in Florida the other from New Jersey Holloway and his program had a great opportunity at snagging them all to compete for the Gators for their collegiate careers. Now recognized as one of the best 4x400-meter relays squads in the country, Hugh Graham Jr., Dedric Dukes, Najee Glass and Arman Hall have seen their share of success while donning the Gator uniform. I remember when Hugh and Dedric were seniors and Gino and Najee were juniors (in high Tucker and I sat down and talked and looked at the list, and our goal in the country. Our goal was to get four of We knew wed have something The quartet of sprinters have accumulated personal records on several UF top-10 lists, are the defending national outdoor champions and recently set the secondfastest collegiate time in the 4x4. But the core group has also accomplished noteworthy feats individually. Hall is the 200-meter dash Southeastern Conference indoor champion. Dukes was named USTFCCCAs Division I National Athlete of the Week. Graham was one of four athletes in 2013 to receive three USTFCCCA D1 First Team All-America accolades outdoors, and Glass is an All-American who just set his personal record (21.05) in the 200m at Florida Relays. Furthermore, Hall, Dukes, Graham and Glass hold the Florida record in the 4x4 with a time of 2:59.73, which was also the worldleading time this season edging out Gainesville Elite. You have to give credit to all also have to thank the elite group that ran with us pulling us to Whats even more special about this group of athletes is that they didnt realize they would clock a sub-three minute time this early in the season and still have a chance of breaking that record come outdoor nationals. We knew we would have someHolloway said. Thats what you saw, four very talented athletes, four very strong competitors and they just go out there and get after Sprinter corps anchors Gators deep rosterMedina went 2 for 5 in serieshit a ground ball up the middle. Medina grabbed the ball behind second base, made a quick turnaround and threw the ball to catcher Aubree Munro at home to tag out Tiffany Howard. Thats a tough play to make, especially with her momentum going the opposite For her to throw the ball the opposite way, thats an incredible play. Its just heads up. In the series against the Tigers, Medina found success at the plate. The junior went 2 for 5 at the plate against Auburn after posting a .237 batting average on the season before the series began. I went up there with a difMedina said. I went up there looking for a pitch. Not do too much, but get on base so that my teammates can drive me in. It felt But while her success at the plate was a factor that Walton commended, it was her rebounding as a leader on defense that Walton was the most proud of. The way she played this weekend, she didnt play that way against Ole Miss. She didnt play that way in several said. So, to me, if she plays like that, I dont care if she ever gets a hit. Thats what a shortstop is supposed to play like at this level. She can bunt and do her things, but thats exactly what its supposed to look like the way she played this weekSOFT, from page 13TRA CK AND FIELDJordan McPherson / Alligator S taffKathlyn Medina shows bunt during Floridas 7-6 win against Auburn on Saturday at Katie Seash

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