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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 Adam Lane made a splash during the Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday. Read the column on page 12. Two were chosen as Breyer models, pg 5. A metal bat was involved, pg 3. The sale runs through Wednesday, pg 8. 87 /65 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 12VOLUME 108 ISSUE 136 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014William A. England / Alligator Staff About 800 dancers cheer after standing for 26.2 hours and raising more than $1.5 million for Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals. Dance Marathon was held in the Stephen C. OConnell Center from Saturday to Sunday afternoon. Last years total was $1,169,722. ALEX HARRISAlligator Staff Writeraharris@alligator.orgThe hair cuts, resume design and taxi services offered by Dance Marathon fundraisers paid off. This weekend, more than 800 students stood for 26.2 hours to raise money for Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals. Molly Vazquez, the overall public relations chairwoman, said the event raised a grand total of about $1,528,330 a more than 30 percent increase from last years total of $1,169,722. Seeing that number is just absolutely mind-blowing and incredible, she said. We put in a full years work for it. Vazquez, a 21-year-old UF public relations senior, said every single dollar goes to UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital for research, technology and any diversionary activities such as videogames and art projects the kids need. Our dream is to make DM the philanthropy of the university, Vazquez said. The increase in donations was due in part to this years creation of an alumni association, she said, which serves to extend students connections to Dance Marathon beyond the four years they spend on campus. One of these future alumni is Kristen Nguyen, a 23-yearold UF biology senior, who danced for the third time this year. She stayed on her feet for the 26.2 hours and said her passion for the cause kept her going. Its more of a rewarding experience, and because of that, you dont feel that tired, she said.Dance Marathon raises a record $1.5 million JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.comThe rapper turned to the cameras. He gave a quick verse: You know what Im saying. This is DJ Raffy. This is what we do. I could do this all day if I wanted to. He really could its a routine. Dance. Rap. Repeat. On Friday evening, about 100 of his fans decided to join him. When word got out that a man attacked Northwest Gainesvilles street performer Tuesday, residents responded by throwing a Rally for Raffy. Rafael Torres, known as DJ Raffy, is a 22-year-old with mental disabilities. He works at the Williston McDonalds on 34th Street, and when hes not there, hes doing what he loves most. He has a dance session at the corner of Northwest 16th Boulevard and Northwest 43rd Street every evening, sometimes stopping for a burger at the Five Guys nearby. He doesnt need an exclusive venue, just the intersection. His audience is never there for long. They speed by but always make sure to clap or give a few honks here and there. Surrounded by fans Friday, Raffy was in his element. Local Zumba instructor Jessica Antiga took a quick break from dancing at the corner. Her bright red shirt was At Rally for Raffy, locals support rapper after attackSEE RALLY, PAGE 4LOCAL ALEJANDRA ESCOBARAlligator Contributing WriterA Gainesville high school was recently ranked in the top 30 of the Washington Posts list of most challenging high schools. Eastside High School came in at No. 27 on the list, up six spots from last years report. The Washington Post ranks high schools nationwide based on an index score that comes from the number of tests such as Advanced Placement exams and, in Eastsides case, International Baccalaureate divided by the number of graduates that year, according to its website. The ranking also notes the percentage of students who come from families that qualify for lunch subsidies and the percentage of graduates who passed at least one college-level test while attending the high school. Eastsides index score for this year is 8.966. The No. 1 ranked school this year was American Indian Public Charter in Oakland, Calif., with an index score of 21.909. Even though the school has ranked as high as No. 16 in 2007, principal Jeff Charbonnet said it will take the bragging rights. Its one measure of the effectiveness of a school, Charbonnet said. It certainly doesnt show everything. Eastside offers mentoring and tutoring programs and fosters a culture with high expectations for all students, he said. Our graduation rate is increasing, and our percentage of college-bound graduates is also increasing, he said. Taking those two together shows very positive improvement at our school. School in Gainesville ranked 27th most challenging in USSEE SCHOOL, PAGE 4 Our dream is to make DM the philanthropy of the university.Molly VazquezDance Marathon public relations chairwoman DJ Raffy

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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 MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 TODAYFORECASTFRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY THUNDERSTORMS 77/64 RAIN 74/64 PARTLY CLOUDY 72/57 THUNDERSTORMS 79/48 PARTLY CLOUDY 87/65 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 136 nect.recsports.ufl.edu. The registration cost for Gator 1 Card holders (including students and staff) is $12, which includes the event T-shirt and breakfast after the event. Gator 1 Card holders can register guests for $20. Participants can register on site (cash and checks only) for $10, which includes breakfast but does not include the event T-shirt. For more information, visit recSports.ufl.edu. 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 HAPPENINGCelebrate Passover with UF Hillel Not going home for Seder? UF Hillel has you covered. Passover begins today, 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. Seders at UF Chabad Got Matzah? Want Seders? The Tabacinic Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student & Community Center at UF will host free Passover Seders today at 8 p.m. and Tuesday at 9 p.m. RSVP at JewishGator.com/PassoverUF. The events will be held at 2021 NW 5th Ave. 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. Food 4 the Soul: Should NCAA Athletes be paid? Let your voice be heard Thursday at the Institute of Black Cultures Food 4 the Soul lunch series. The topic will focus on the world of Gators sports and whether student athletes should be paid. Lunch will be provided. The event will be at noon at the Institute of Black Culture located at 1510 W. University Ave. For more information, email ibc@multicultural.ufl.edu. Lavender Graduation LGBT Affairs is hosting its annual Lavender Graduation on Friday at 7 p.m. The ceremony acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ 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 Saturday 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. Earth Day Fest needs groups, volunteers Earth Day Fest will be Saturday 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 attending can email earthdaygainesville2014@gmail.com. Midnight Fun Run 2014 Join us for the eighth annual Midnight Fun Run, a 5K run or 1-mile walk around Lake Alice. The event is on the last day of Spring classes, April 23, at 11:59 p.m. Registration is open on RSConnect at rsconHave an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Alex Sanchez / AlligatorPlay Fair LOCAL AMANDA KASTRINOSAlligator Contributing WriterPalestinian and Gainesville families came together this weekend to raise money and awareness for a proposed school for the deaf in the West Bank, near Palestine. Gainesvilles Oak Hall School hosted 12 delegates from one of Gainesvilles sister cities in Qalqilya, Palestine, to promote the campaign. Richard Gehman, Oak Halls time in the program students from Palestine stayed with families of Gainesville students. Its one thing to talk about global education, he said. Its another thing to have face-to-face interactions. Steve Kalishman, president of the Sister City Program of Gainesville Inc., said the visit will bring attention to the Oak Hall students project to raise about $350,000 to build the school. There are 43,000 deaf people in the West Bank, and right now they can only get a ninth-grade education, Kalishman said. He said Gainesvilles relationship with Qalqilya started in 1997 when delegates from Palestine and the Israeli city of Kfar Saba came to Gainesville looking for help building a water-treatment plant. In the media, everything you see about Palestine and Israel is all about violence, Kalishman said. But what gets lost in all that is the majority of people dont care about how to live together in peace with their neighbors.Palestinian students visit Gainesville in sister city program April 16, 1982 Pi Kappa Alpha threw a test party to measure noise levels and passed. City law allowed a 55-decibel maximum for noise at night, and though outside the party reached a high of 72 decibels, UF Interfraternity Council members and Gainesville Mayor-Commissioner Courtland Collier agreed the noise was not a problem. April 18, 1994 ligator that crawled from Lake Alice to a path near Museum Road. The Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission was supposed to send a licensed trapper to catch the nuisance, but it escaped back into the lake. Children from Baby Gator nursery, who were at Lake Alice for an alligator hunt, were not bothered and wanted the creature to be left alone. April 14, 2009 Karma Cream opened its doors and began serving vegan treats. The shops owners, Payal Patel and Kyle Fick, had been getting it ready for about a year before its grand opening. Fick said although Gainesville is a pretty progressive place, it had HALEY NEER JENNA LYONSAlligator Staff Writerjlyons@alligator.orgGainesville Police arrested a local man after roll of toilet paper. Bryant on charges of aggravated assault, according to an arrest report. At about 9 p.m., Bryant and his roommate started arguing about the toilet paper at their house in the 2000 block of Northeast Seventh Avenue. Bryant grabbed a nearby metal bat, threatening to bust his roommates brains out, according to the report. Bryant got ready to swing the bat, and his roommate ran out of the house, according to the report. Another roommate said he heard Bryant threaten to hit the victim on the head. The witness also told of a metal bat hitting the ground. During questioning, Bryant said he didnt make any threats or bring out a bat, according to the report. But he did admit the argument was over toilet paper and said he owned the bat in question. County Jail at about 10 p.m. Saturday, where he remained as of press time in lieu of a $15,000 bond.Man arrested for assault after argument about toilet paperBryant

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Out of the top 50 high schools on the list, 11 were in Florida, with the majority in Jacksonville and Miami. Texas was the only other state with more schools in the top 50. UF electrical engineering junior Alon Krauthammer, a 20year-old Eastside alumnus, said the tough curriculum helped prepare him for engineering classes, and students were also encouraged to explore all subject areas. Many of the teachers really instilled the mindset that you have to be well-rounded, and its important to learn about a variety of things, he said. But Krauthammer said although he enjoyed his time at Eastside, rankings dont take all factors into consideration. Rachel Sheahan, a 20-year-old UF theater performance sophomore, said she graduated from Eastside in 2012. Sheahan, who took part in Eastsides IB program, said she agrees the classes were challenging. I think a program like this attracts smart and motivated people to begin with, but EHS does a great job of molding and developing these people into the best students they can be, she said. damp with dark spots. She said the rally naturally fell into place, generated from comments on the Gainesville Suns article about the attack. A Facebook event page formed. The First Credit Union bank nearby sent up a tent and water for the event, and a pastor reached out to help. I have no idea how it came together so well, Antiga said. Soon, she ran back into the red-shirted crowd of people supporting DJ Raffy. Pharrell Williams Happy started playing. The crowd clapped to the beat. I dont see everybody clapping! Antiga said. Are you happy? The crowd cheered. Soon a circle formed, and DJ Raffy busted moves in the center. Raffy! Raffy! Go Raffy! Go Raffy! Every few seconds, like clockwork, a round of car horns blared. For commuters in Northwest Gainesville, DJ Raffy isnt a stranger. UF adjunct professor Toryn Buckley stood at the corner of the rally. She couldnt stop smiling. Buckley works in UFs Department of Health Education and Human Behavior and passes the intersection on her way home. No matter the kind of day youve had, you cannot help but smile when you see him, she said. To hear that somebody harmed him, I think all of us had the same reaction: Not in our community. Tuesday evening, Raffys adoptive mother MaryJean Foss got the call from his brother about the attack. I couldnt believe it, she said.I was in shock. Raffy told Foss about a man threatening him for weeks, but he never thought the man would act, Foss said. Gainesville Police arrested the man, 33year-old Jerome Edward Henderson, when he decided to follow through with his threats. He was charged with counts of aggravated stalking and abuse of a disabled adult. At about 7:30 p.m. at the usual corner, Henderson started yelling at Raffy and tried to take a swing, so Raffy ran to Five Guys. Henderson followed Raffy, punching him in the face and shoving him into one of the restaurants tables, according to an arrest report. He walked out of the restaurant and threatened to hurt Raffy again if he saw him back on the corner singing and dancing. During questioning, Henderson said Raffy has been menacing people by singing, dancing and making eye contact at the corner, according to the report. The day after the incident, DJ Raffy was back on his corner, this time joined by Mayor Ed Braddy. The two danced together, and Braddy came back Friday for the rally. We love what he does, Braddy said. He brings joy to a lot of people. Braddy turned his head. Oh my god, I gotta get Commissioner Chase on tape, he said. This will be proof Im not the worst dancer. City Commissioner Todd Chase danced a few steps away wearing headphones. Chase said he loves hip-hop, particularly artists like Drake and Wiz Khalifa. I live out here. Ive seen Raffy for almost a year, Chase said. When I read what happened, it just broke my heart. The crowd quieted soon, and the Rev. Milford Lewis Griner presented Raffy with ster. Raffy started to speak: I want to thank all my fans out there. Gainesville, you know I love yall, he said. I do this for everybody! Once again, the crowd erupted in chants. The rally lasted a while longer, but soon the music died down, and DJ Raffy was dancing alone at the corner. I feel good when I step on stage, he said. This is my stage. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ITS ONLINE AT LOCALWIKI. NET/GAINESVILLE. NATHAN KINGAlligator Contributing WriterThe City of Gainesville is asking residents to contribute information to its new wiki page. A wiki is a website that allows users to post and edit information. Gainesvilles citizen-driven wiki was created as a way for residents to communicate with each other about anything from transportation issues to restaurant specials, said Gainesville City Commissioner Lauren Poe. I think its important for the city to offer multiple ways to be involved with their community, Poe said. This has the potential to make the city of Gainesville a better place if residents will get involved. Samantha Wolfe, senior analyst in Gainesvilles Administration Services Department, said the wiki can combine a variety of information in one place. For example, a single wiki page can show the local businesses that offer birthday deals, she said. The page would display maps, menus, links to other pages and anything else that might be relevant. We want there to be a communitydriven effort to show the great aspects of the city of Gainesville, Wolfe said. Justin Marlin, a Gainesville native and UF alumnus, said a localized wiki will give students, families and visitors hidden gems. The wiki would be a wealth of information about Gainesville written and maintained by the heartbeat of Gainesville its residents, Marlin said.Input wanted for city wikiCAMPUS KAI SUAlligator Contributing WriterA UF student is leaving for a research project in Granada today after raising more than half of his goal via crowdfunding. David Hanson, a fourth-year UF doctoral student in geography, had an assignment to crowdfund a project for his fundraising for tropical conservation and development class. Hanson, 30, decided to use the assignment to ing which he will study the social vulnerability of farmers to environmental hazards. ing RocketHub, an online crowdfunding platform. Donations were accepted for about a month and closed Wednesday. Its actually pretty radical, Hanson said. Ive never heard of other students using it. He said he knew most of the people who donated friends, friends of friends, professors but there were a couple strangers. Its actually surprising me how much Ive gotten so far, Hanson said. He said he received grants to cover his remaining expenses. Eric Keys, an assistant professor of geography and Hansons adviser, said most students receive grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, NASA and similar organizations. Its interesting, he said about Hansons use of crowdfunding. Its innovative for him to do that because it certainly wasnt my idea. Hanson said his trip is scheduled through but hopes to evaluate the environmental and social status of the developing country. Hanson said his plan is to speak with government leaders and local farmers. I want to get an understanding of the problems farmers face on a daily basis, he said. Ive read about it, but I want to experience it myself.UF crowdfunder goes to Granada RALLY, from page 1AP PhotoIn HonorFamily members surround the casket carrying the remains of Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ferguson at the Tampa airport Friday. He was one of three soldiers killed last week in Fort Hood, Texas. SCHOOL, from page 1 Ive never heard of other students using it.David HansonUF geography doctoral student

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BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff Writerbdupuy@alligator.orgA small crowd gathered to take a peek at Avas ultrasound. Almost a week before giving birth, the chestnut pony took part in a medical demonstration at Saturdays annual UF College of Veterinary Medicine open house. The event, hosted by the colleges 2015 graduating class, included guided tours of the college grounds, free ice cream and a teddy bear clinic where kids could patch up their furry friends. Natalie Isaza, UF College of Veterinary Medicine clinical associate professor, said the event was an avenue for the community to get a behind-the-scenes view of the school. There is a lot of misconception about what goes on at the vet school, she said. People think we do animal research. We are all about helping animals. The horses were a popular attraction at the open house. Families squeezed together and held their young ones atop their shoulders to catch a glimpse of the horse treadmill demo. But one tiny group of horses captured all the attention. Sweetheart, Hamlet and Magic, from the Gentle Carousel Mintime. Parents lined up to take pictures with Sweetheart cuddling up to their children. Hamlet and Magic were chosen as 2014 Breyer model horses, making them this years inspiration for the companys plastic toy horses. Debbie Garcia-Bengochea, cofounder of Gentle Carousel, said many people were not aware Gainesville. We would like to do more with the university, she said. Larissa Menke, a 21-year-old UF marine sciences senior, said the event was a good way for the college to showcase its programs. It shows people that its not a scary place to bring their animals, she said. They can bring their doggies here, and they will take care of them. MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Courtesy to the Alligator Hamlet, left, and Magic have been honored as Breyer model horses for 2014. Both horses work at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital. They appeared at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine Open House on Saturday. LOCAL LAUREN POE WILL PRESENT ON THE ADVOCATES BEHALF THURSDAY. HANNA MARCUSAlligator Staff Writerhmarcus@alligator.orgAlmost three years after a local orgasupport for mountaintop-removal coal mining, its work and advocacy are beginning to pay off: A city commissioner has joined the charge. For years, activist group Gainesville Loves Mountains has been pushing for Gainesville Regional Utilities to stop using coal mined from the tops of the Appalachian Mountains. The practice uses less manpower but strips natural resources. The group asserts the process destroys the environment and nearby towns with explosions and contaminated water. City Commissioner Lauren Poe, who said he has supported the initiative since 2008, will give a presentation in a commission meeting Thursday, where he will urge GRU to sever connections with mountaintop-removal coal. Instead, it could switch to deep-mined coal. Poe said one of the issues that could cause opposition is the possibility of a price increase. But, Poe said, the proposed ordinance has a restriction written in that could curb increases. I think theres starting to be concerns about upward rates or circumstances where deep-mined coal is more expensive than MTR coal, he said. Ultimately, I have a safeguard in there that says if deep-mined coal is more than 5 percent (more) expensive than MTR coal, then staff can bring that to city commission and can override that policy. Jason Fults, co-founder of Gainesville Loves Mountains, said the motion will be successful if four commissioners vote for it. Fults said the escape clause in the moIf GRU is complying with that, (only purchasing deep-mined coal) and it increases prices by more than 5 percent, they can come back to the city and ask about it on a case-by-case basis, he said. Fults said he thinks the ordinance will be successful if those who support the cause attend the meeting. There is a lot of misconception about what goes on at the vet school. People think we do animal research. We are all about helping animals.Natalie IsazaUF College of Veterinary Medicine clinical associate professor If GRU is complying with that, (only purchasing deep-mined coal) and it increases prices by more than 5 percent, they can come back to the city and ask about it on a case-by-case basis.Jason FultsGainesville Loves Mountains co-founder

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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. 38 TOTAL VOTES34% YES 66% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgFridays question: Will you go to the Friends of the Library book sale? Todays question: Did you participate in Dance Marathon? #ftk Floridas guns-and-riots bill cause for worryThe Florida House passed an insane new bill regarding guns and riots last week, prompting Cliff Schecter of the Daily Beast to say, you could call Florida the Grand Ole Opry of gun nuttery. Hes not far off. HB 209, a bill that, according to the Miami Herald, would allow people with clean criminal backgrounds and civil unrest. The bills backers say the measure will give gun owners the chance to protect their property during disasters. On the surface, it sort of makes sense. A Tampa Bay Times columnist pointed out that people are actively encouraged to but only if the guns are kept in glove compartments or locked cases. The politics of concealed-carry licensing are rocky to begin with. The Violence Policy Center, a research institute, has stated that resources for comprehensive data on non-self-defense killings by private citizens legally allowed to carry concealed handguns is limited. The organization has maintained a database since May 2007 of each non-self-defense-related concealedcarry killing broken down by state. As of March 11, the count was up to 636 total in the overall U.S. Proposing a ban on all concealed-carry licensing is extreme. But on the other hand, expanding the rights of gun owners who dont have concealed-carry permits is just ludicrous. And its gest criticism of the bill is its looseness when it comes to interpretation. A key objection is that its not clear in the legislation when Miami Herald reported. Both bills say no permit is needed for those in the act of complying with a mandatory evacuation order during a declared state of emergency. over, either to a hotel or relatives house, at what point are they still evacuating? For how long are they able to claim they are evacuating? Another troubling addition to the House version of the gunsThere is a reason the state requires permits to carry concealed weapons, Times columnist John Romano wrote. Finger prints. Background checks. Photo IDs. Safety classes. A person with a concealed permit has to demonstrate a certain responsibility. Someone joyriding during a riot or a hurricane should not have the same privileges. tion comes as no surprise, and the question we face now is how long special interests will affect gun policy in Florida. Home run king speaks truth about ObamaHome run king Henry Hank Aaron shed his quiet demeanor last week, chastising Republicans for derailing President Barack Obamas agenda. Obama has less to do with political disagreements and more to do with race. In an interview with USA Today, Aaron said, the bigger difference is that back then they (Obamas opponents) had hoods. Now they have neckties and starched shirts. It was a shocking comment from an athlete whos always had a reasonably quiet persona, even as he faced death threats and hate mail in 1974 as he approached Babe Ruths home run record. However, Hammerin Hank has a point, and its something we should all consider as we determine this countrys future. Were Aarons comments a bit extreme and hyperboltionism and anger spewed at Obama like a cobras venom, theres more to it than simple disagreement with his policies. So in that regard, Aarons comments are worth noting and perhaps give us a launching point for further discussion on the future of the U.S. Has Obama pursued an agenda that is risky and a change of pace for a country that spent the previous eight years under the conservative tutelage of the George W. Bush administration? ers in both the 2008 and 2012 elections cast ballots in support of Obama and his agenda? The trends in the U.S. are unmistakable. It is becoming a more diverse nation that is slowly but surely less dominated by white males. Obamas election presented a scary prospect for the white males who ruled the Western world for centuries: White male dominance over western governments is slowly being eroded. What happens when were scared? We react with anger. Obamas election was historic, and maybe weve spent too much time dissecting what that victory meant for enough. Regardless, weve entered an era that, putting aside the presidents agenda, is still dominated by the discussion of race, and now we masquerade race relations in America as a debate on the issues. Last week, Obama, along with four former U.S. presidents, spent time in Texas honoring the legacy of Lyndon Johnson and the monumental Civil Rights and Voting Rights acts. In an interview with NBC News, Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, said without the policies pursued by Johnson, its likely Obama would not be president today. Although its obvious weve come a long way since the days when people like Lewis were beaten while standing up for what is right, the contempt some show for our current president proves we have a long way to go. If a baseball icon who rarely, if ever, spoke out on the issue of race relations in America decided now was the time to make a statement, perhaps we should listen. Aaron may not be the most eloquent or politically savvy, but he has a point. masked their own hatred for Obama as nothing more about our innermost demons that we constantly ignore. Until were ready to face it, well never get past it. Its easy to say this is nothing more than a liberal calling conservatives racist, but thats not the point. After the death threats, hate mail and everything Aarhad the courage to stand up and say what needed to be said. Will you be next? Joel Mendelson is a UF graduate student in political campaigning. His columns appear on Mondays. MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Julia Glum EDITOR Katherine Kallergis MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Joel Mendelsonopinions@alligator.org

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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 The weather is starting to heat up, and students are shedding their polar vortex sweaters for muscle tanks, crop tops, swimsuits and anything that shows off their midriffs or deltoids. With all the exposed skin, one thing is on everybodys minds: sex. time left before people move away for good or just for the summer no one has time to dedicate to a relationship. Im proposing an easy solution: no-stringsattached sex. No-strings-attached, or NSA, sex is a great trick for when you want to have sex but dont want to have any of the emotional baggage that might come with it. Its like an agreement between two or sometimes more people that the relationship is strictly for sexual pleasure. There are three basic subgroups for NSA sex. In order of least responsibility and attachment, theres your standard one-night-stand, the f**kbuddy and the ever-so-reliable friends For all three, though, the biggest issue is initiation. I think we can all agree that the Want to come over and watch a movie? trick is a bit overdone. Yes, thats the standard code for hooking up, but its still unclear. And I cant be the only one whos tired of only getting to having to look up the rest of the plot on IMDb in the morning. Theres a better solution, but it seems to differ based on gender. Heres a tip for the gentlemen: Offer incentives. Getting ready for a booty call is a process. Females are expected to shower, shave volves some form of lace, silk or mesh. Sometimes, its a lot easier and far more enticing to sit on your couch in pajamas watchSo offer us something in return for our trouble. Yes, an orgasm is great, but dig a little deeper. Tell your lucky lady you just ordered a pizza, that you just picked up some wine or that you just acquired some sweet new vinyl. Snacks, alcohol and chill jams can please almost anybody. to be more direct. I asked some of my male friends what they would prefer, and they all agreed girls should just be forthright. One said, Theres no better a girl attractive and that girl says she wants to have NSA sex. Another said if a female asks to have sex, the answer will usually be yes. For both genders, if you are already friends with the person in question, or if you have already hooked up with him or her, the process might be a lot easier. You might just be able to get away with sending a Come over? text. If you already feel comfortable, you could arguably even send a, Yo, you wanna f**k? text. Regardless of how you initiate, make sure the end goal is clear. You should both be on clarify that it is casual. Its awkward if one of you is in it for the sex and one is in it because he or she thinks it will lead to a relationship. When you do initiate, dont sound desperlikely to be successful. Some other last-minute tips? Make sure to change your sheets before the lucky lady or lad comes over. Stained sheets dont scream sexy. And always, always make sure to use protection. I also recommend having a quick conversation about what sexual acts are off-limits. Your partner is less likely to agree to NSA sex in the future if you do something that makes him or her uncomfortable. Remember that NSA sex should be fun, easy and, most of all, drama-free. If youve found that your partner wants to talk about his or her day or feelings or that he or she comes over just to hang out, its no longer nostrings-attached. Sorry, friend, youve found yourself in a relationship. Youll have to consult another guide for that. Robyn Smith is a UF journalism sophomore. Her columns appear on Mondays. Column Robyn Smithopinions@alligator.org Rumors are killing the credibility of the news media, and I am calling on you, dear reader, to stop being an accomplice to it. Its a trend that seems to be as addictive as alcohol within the modern news media, but it has a plague potential of the Black Death. The recent search for the missing airliner in the sea near Australia is an obvious example but is in no way a unique one. Comedian Stephen Colbert even referenced the issue of rumors within media while responding to the Twitter controversy that recently hit his show. CNN even took a break from their Malaysian airliner coverage to spot what they thought was the wreckage of my show off the coast of Australia, Colbert said last week. When I turn on CNN, I see experts providing options and theories, which are then quoted as facts by news media and taken out into the world, dispersed on the web like dandelion seeds blown by a child into the wind. Where do you, dear reader, turn when all you see as you look to major news networks is people arguing about their opinions? When you turn to the sports media and theyre talking about how the color of one teams jersey might affect the outcome of the game (like ESPN recently did before the Super Bowl), or when you turn on national news media like Fox or CNN and they are calling something breaking news that was reported in extreme detail last week or the week before, turn it off. The only way news outlets get feedback from their readership is by watching how many people are watching them. can send is to turn it off until you can hear some truth. Shelton Burch is a writer for The Collegian. A version of this column originally appeared on UWire. UWireShelton BurchUWire

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 William A. England / Alligator StaffIn All Kinds of WeatherStudents and Gators fans watch the Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday. The game attracted an NATIONAL THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOVERLAND PARK, Kan. A lass said. Three dead after Kansas City shooting SAMANTHA BLENDAlligator Contributing Writer said. lege. he said. said. sale days, hours early

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. SS & VA ARE WELCOME!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 4-23-72-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth beautifully furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. $425/room, includes $50 utility allowance per/room. Fall occupancy. Ellie 561-361-9600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 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 2/2 in 3/3 Windsor Park. 2nd floor, washer/ dryer and other appl. Own B/B, on bus stop close to UF. Avail 6/1 for yr lease. Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $400/mo + 1/3 util. Tiffany 321-446-5009 5-29-14-14-1 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-v2 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 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 4-23-14-72-2 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;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. Off-street parking. 1 year lease. From Aug 16th. $1680/mo. + $600 sec. To see call 352359-1508 5-13-15-22-2 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 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 4-7 Bdrm houses available July/Aug. Great for UF and Sante Fe. Ask about our family discounts!! Interested? Call Eric Manin at 352-682-7424 5-29-15-2 May or August: Several Cute & Clean 1 & 2 BR vintage apartments near UF & down town, with wood floors, fans, & blinds. Rents: $455 to $1080. Call/text: 352-575-4395; www.CozyGator.com 5-20-14-12-2 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 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! $450/mo Furn'ed Pvt Room + Bath, quiet home w/ 3 males, 1 cat near UF, Midtown, Applebees. Incl utilities, WiFi, TV, W/D, easy bike & bus routes. ROOM@COX.NET / Ph. 352-338-1113 4-16-5-4 Share fully furn.3/2 house with 1 female, female only, private room (12x14) & bathroom, porch for projects, large fenced backyard, free internet, washer/dryer email: scissorx@cox.net, 352-378-0231 not a summer sublease 395. +util 4-1714-5-4 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 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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10, ALLIGATOR 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 4-2314-72-10HORSES & 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!!! 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 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 32604UF 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. 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 5-13-14-72-13 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. 4-2319-13ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIED ADSGET THE JOB DONE!REACH MORE THAN 50,000 READERS EACH PUBLICATION DAY

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ALLIGATOR This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. SAY:"I FOUND IT IN THE ALLIGATOR!"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 ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIED ADSGET THE JOB DONE!REACH MORE THAN 50,000 READERS EACH PUBLICATION DAY 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 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 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 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 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 CARPENTER Skilled high production construction carpenter. CONSTRUCTION ASST Assist with planning and working with subcontractors on the rebuilding of 30,000 sq.ft. of office space off of I-75. Order materials. Provide clerical support. Full or part time. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment. 4-23-14-10-14 M2 Battlesports Laser Tag Field Operator 8-15 hours per week evenings and weekends. Team player, reliable, tech savvy, organized, physically fit, non-smoker. 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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Bryan Shelton and the UF mens tennis team upset Kentucky on Sunday. Read the story online at alligatorSports.org. Wambach injuredFormer UF soccer player Abby Wambach missed her NWSL season opener with the Western New York Flash due to a fractured orbital bone below her left eye. Adam Lane followed coach Will Muschamps postgame press conMuschamp quipped about Lanes height, Lane, at 5-footchamp told Solomon Patton the same thing last two-touchdown performance in a mained clear as Lane garnered a three perRedshirt freshman Lane represents the JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Writer@J_McPherson1126 up-tempo offense during the in what were doing and I In the game, which ended touchdown came in the secfor 4 and accumulated 54 passcompletion, completion after is tough for the defense to completed 8 of 15 passes for Washington on a miscommugoing to the defense, but he rebounded on his next opportuto three points on an Austin William A. England / Alligator StaffHunter Joyer (41) runs the ball during Floridas Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday in Ben Gators show off offense at spring gameTHE ADAM BOMBRunning backs key to new offensive scheme for UF Adam PincusTwitter: @adamDpincus ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24 Although redshirt senior Quinton ton and [Solomon Patton], so those are reps, splitting them so were just doing a some of the biggest expectations placed on him, but he tries not to put them on Sophomore wide receivers leading the way in Floridas new passing offense UF Fo otball SEE COLUMN, PAGE 13 SEE SIDE, PAGE 13 SEE FOOT, PAGE 13QuotableWeve still got to get them out of the locker room. UF coach when asked about Florida getting through camp healthy

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just know that the ball is going to be spread around and were going to move the ball and were going to put points on the board. And thats what we want to do. The group of receivers will have a much bigger role to play in this years offense. New offensive coordinator Kurt Roper is looking to speed the offense up and bring in a spread-style attack. Fulwood has experience playing in the spread. When he attended Jacksonville Bishop Kenney High, he played in a similar scheme. I ran the spread in high school, he said. But we never did no-huddle. The pace that we move at, taking that year off last year of not being in that type of offense and then coming back to it, I got to catch back up. Unlike last year when the Gators went with a run-heavy approach, the ball is going to be in the air often this season and Fulwood is going to be one of the biggest targets. nitely have a chance to make some plays when you do get it, Fulwood said. Ropes always got something up his sleeve. Hes always got something cool to do. because its a lot faster than what you could ever anticipate for. Theres no conditioning, no type of running that could prepare you for this type of tempo of an offense. MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 13William A. England / Alligator StaffAhmad Fulwood (5) recovers from a tackle made by Jabari Gorman (2) during Floridas Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday in Ben Hill William A. England / Alligator StaffAdam Lane (22) breaks a tackle during Floridas Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday Fulwood has high school experience in spread-based offenses SIDE, from page 12Florida sat Fowler, Hargreaves to give young players repetitionsput on a solid performance during the Orange and Blue game, accruing a team-high 12 carries and 64 yards and making three catches out You never really know how good he is until you see him live, Driskel said. Hes a guy that not too many people are going to want to tackle. Muschamp held cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Buck linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. out of the spring game, forcing younger defenders to step into the limelight. The fourth-year coach noticed the inexperience in the secondary, but he also mentioned that the group has the talent to be successful. Id rather coach a really talented inexperienced guy than a guy that cant play, Muschamp said. So I like where our talent level is as far as that is concerned. Muschamp also wants to see some improvement along the defensive line moving forward. Weve got a long way to go up front defensively, Muschamp said. When Darious Cummings and Leon Orr arent in there, we have a huge drop off to our next group. Jon Bullard can play inside, but we get a little thin on the edges when hes playing inside and hes a really good nickel rusher, so well continue to look at that. FOOT, from page 12Gators utilizing multiple backsgained more than 200 rushing yards a game. Florida in 2006 was the last to not do so. UF managed 145.8 rushing yards per game in an injury-plagued 2013 season that saw Jones and two offensive line starters have season-ending injuries. Roper remarked Thursday that theres a shift toward spacing out offenses and working from the middle out instead of vice versa, which UF tried ad nauseam last year. Seemingly everything went up the middle. Roper wants his players in space. Florida had one formation on Saturday with wide receiver Demarcus Robinson in the The offensive possibilities are endless with that trio. Muschamp mentioned getting some duo of Jones, Lane and Taylor on the Its about getting your best 11 out there. As those guys continue to improve, I think we could see that happening, Muschamp said. The run game, again, hasnt truly changed a lot. Its all from the gun, but not a lot has changed from blocking schemes. Its no secret Muschamp brought Roper in to improve Driskel as a quarterback. Muschamp consulted with Archie Manning in the offseason to see how Roper turned Eli Manning into an elite college quarterback. Florida gave glimpses of what to expect offensively in 2014, but whether Driskel channels Eli throwing the football wont matter. He dropped 15 pounds this offseason to become more elusive in and out of the pocket. His running coupled with his running backs will help more than anything. They are Floridas best offensive playmakers. Theyll give Driskel more time to throw. Theyll help drain the clock. Theyll be what makes Florida go. Lets not forget about them. COLUMN, from page 12 Id rather coach a really talented inexperienced guy than a guy that cant play. So I like where our talent level is as far as that is concerned.UF coach

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ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Staff Writer@alichtenstein24Floridas series-clinching win against South Carolina was a group effort. The No. 15 Gators (23-13, 9-6 Southeastern Conference) used seven pitchers in their 6-5 win against the No. 5 Gamecocks (28-7, 8-7 SEC) on Sunday in Columbia, S.C. Sophomore left-hander Danny Young got the start for Florida and pitched only two innings. Young didnt pitch poorly, surrendering only one unearned run on three hits in two innings of work, but coach Kevin OSullivan had a quick hook. OSullivan brought in former starter Karsten Whitson, who had his best relief outing of the season. The redshirt junior tossed 2.2 innings and gave up an unearned After Whitson tossed two scoreless frames, he gave up a double to USC catcher Grayson Greiner. Designated hitter Taylor Widener followed with a ground ball, pire, Terrence Mobley, ruled Widto discuss the call with the other umpires, who eventually ruled him safe. The decision cost UF a run, drove in Greiner soon after. ida committed Sunday. Of South earned. But the Gators offense pounded their way back into the lead. Catcher Taylor Gushue keyed off UFs biggest rally of the day with a single with one out in the Mattson followed with a single of his own, and designated hitter A.J. Third basedrove in Gushue and Mattson on and an error. First baseman who has been mired in a season-long slump, followed with his second double of the season, driving in the third run of the inning. out the scoring with an RBI single. By the time the Gamecocks escaped the inning, their 4-2 lead had evaporated. Going down early against a team like South Carolina isnt fun, Gushue said in a release. We showed some resilience and ly not easy to play here with the crowd, especially against a really good ball club. enth pitcher of the day, came in to pitch the eighth and sealed the game in the ninth, getting a 1-2-3 inning to close out the game. Youve got to make some big pitches in key situations, OSullivan said in a release. We used seven different pitchers today, and Eric made some big pitches in the ninth to keep it right there for us and never gave them a chance at the end. 14, ALLIGATOR William A. England / Alligator StaffTaylor Gushue bats during Floridas 3-1 win against Florida State on March 18 at McKethan Stadium. Gushue hit a single to start a four-run rally in the eighth inning of UFs 6-5 win against USC on Sunday. BASEBALLEighth-inning rally gives Florida series win against South CarolinaYoung

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EDEN OTEROAlligator Writer@edenotero_lWith the nostalgia of Senior Day lingering and the pressure to stay undefeated in the American Lacrosse Conference apparent, Florida came out ready to take the win Sunday. Junior Shannon Gilroy made assists, freshman Sammi Burgess scored the goals and Lauren Lea recovered ground balls. in keeping Florida (14-2, 5-0 ALC) undefeated in the ALC. With only one conference game left in the regular season, the Gators 14-9 win against unranked Vanderbilt (4-10, 1-4 ALC) brought them just one game closer to Coach Amanda OLeary said the game was one of the harder fought wins of the season. I dont think the score was indicative of the game, OLeary said. I think this was a much closer game. No. 4 Floridas Burgess and Gilroy managed to set new records during its matchup. Burgess, who has struggled to complete shots since March 26 at Stetson, scored a ing on a goal. Gilroy, even if she hasnt shown it in ing off defenders to make big goals for the Gators. The junior fought against face guards all season, and Sundays game against Vanderbilt was no different. Im just looking to do the best I can to get away from them, Gilroy said. I know the double team and triple team are going to be there, so then that gives me the opportunity to pass to my teammates and look for the layup. Even while Gilroy fought against a face guard, she managed to get two goals for the day and took the single-season points record from former teammate Kitty Cullen, who notched 86 in 2011. Gilroy now has 88. Lea is a player who has been consistent on draw controls and ground balls all season. She and junior Nora Barry are the players who OLeary refers to as a difference maker in games and are some of Floridas most important players. Lauren is going to be that player that does the dirty work, OLeary said. Youre not going to see her in the box score very often, but where you are going to see it is on the ground balls, on the draw controls. The difference makers, as I would say, in the games. With players like Burgess, Lea and Gilroy and the performances they bring to the game, Florida could close out its season with only two losses. Burgess said Floridas speedy offense is looking to continue scoring on fast breaks, which have resulted in quick points for UF all season. Burgess and Gilroy are two players who have done well in fast-break situations. When we transition that ball fast on a fast break, its unstoppable, Burgess said. If we continue to do it, we keep the fastpace ball movement, I think there is no chance that we can lose. MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffShannon Gilroy looks to shoot the ball during Floridas 18-7 win against High Point on Feb. 15 at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Writer @Morgan_MoriartyJeff Driskel took to Florida Field during Saturdays Orange since suffering a season-ending see on Sept. 21, 2013. Even though it was the last time he had a chance to play at shirt junior said the memory of the injury wasnt on his mind. It was nice to get back out there with the guys, but I wasnt out there thinking about any injury or anything like that, Driskel out there in front of a bunch of fans and compete with the guys. three-and-out, overthrowing wide receiver Quinton Dunbar on a deep ball and receiver Latroy Pittman on the right sideline. On his second drive, he looked completion of the day came on a 9-yard, play-action pass to Dunbar. He overthrew Dunbar on third down on the right sideline, which would have resulted in a touchdown as Dunbar had cornerback Jalen Tabor beat on the coverage. On the same drive, Driskel hit Pittman on a screen pass, and the junior wideout bounced off a poor tackle by safety Keanu Neal to turn a short pass into a 15-yard gain. quarter, Driskel rushed for a total of 11 yards he was wearing a non-contact jersey, so referees decided where he was tackled and completed a 17-yard pass up the middle to Ahmad Fulwood. ond quarter, an impressive 10play, 65-yard scoring drive, ended with the fourth-year quarterback converting on a third down and hitting Demarcus Robinson on a crossing route. Robinson ran virtually untouched for a 31-yard touchdown. Offensive coordinator Kurt Ropers offense doesnt ask Driskel to do much just enough to make plays to get the offense yards at a time. Driskel marched the offense into the red zone quickly on his next drive. With just 1:25 to go in tive completions to Fulwood and then rushed 14 yards on second and 6 to get inside Oranges 32, but the Blue team had to settle for goal to put them ahead 23-13 at halftime. On his last drive, he drove down to Oranges six and went 6 of 10 for 31 yards. But he couldnt connect with receiver Chris Thompson on a fade route in the end zone on fourth down. Driskel urday 19 of 33 for 171 yards and no interceptions. With Will Muschamp as the coach, a more comfortable on the run from the shotgun as opposed to under center. Making plays with his feet will be a key for 2014, and when he is asked to throw, it usually wont be a deep ball. Hes a big kid, Fulwood said. Not many [defensive backs] that are in the [Southeastern Conference] want to be in front of that. Hes smart; he knows when to get down. He just knows what to do. Driskel still has all summer and fall camp to work one-on-one with his receivers and get timing game since being injured roughly seven months ago, Driskel did You cant go back into fall camp without being in rhythm, Driskel said. So were going to have to do that, but were used to that. Weve done that the past few summers. Its nothing new to us, and were looking forward to it. UF Fo otball LA CROSSEGilroy sets points record in Florida win against VanderbiltOLeary William A. England / Alligator Staff

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16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 WOMENS TENNIS IAN COHENAlligator Writer@ibcohen5Before the start of Sundays match, Floridas three seniors realized framed jerseys and a standing eastern Conference) defeated KenIm very excited because Kentucky is a very good doubles team and Alexandra Cercone and Brianna as if they couldnt match Kentuckys After a quick conversation, the I just kind of looked at Bri and ecute, Cercone kind of got in that got momentum, tum continued into the initial stages she does that theres nobody in turnout so that made us feel really much time to soak in the moment, as a sign of things to come as they head and there and certainly thats someAfter seeing Kourtney Keegan I really felt like she found a balance Gators defeat Wildcats in last match of regular seasonThornqvist