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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida UF coach Will Muschamp Monserez, Pole leading Florida volleyballBoth seniors are walk-ons, pg. 13. UF alum stars on How to Get Away With Murder:The 2006 criminology grad plays a quarterback, pg 4. Fewer Americans paying with cash:Only 10 percent of money in U.S. circulation is cash, pg 5. 82 /68 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.orgA combined drug task force investigation led to the arrest and prosecution of a Reginald White, 31, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday after he pled guilty ter a three-month investigation involving Gainesville Police and the Alachua County The task force and GPDs SWAT team of marijuana and $30,000 in cash from Whites residence at 4215 SW 22nd Lane, ics purchases from White and the products cers seized a half kilogram of cocaine durWhite has been in prison twice before for drug charges once for marijuana charges and once for cocaine and posIm proud that our Drug Task Force has delivered another blow to the drug dealers of Alachua County, GPD spokesOur citizens may not hear about the work of the Task Force each day, but can trust that they are working extremely hard to VOLUME 109 ISSUE 26 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG Christina Callicott / AlligatorShelter from the storm CRIMEARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Staff WriterAfter two weeks of campaigning, the Fall 2014 Student Government Twelve polling locations on campus will be open today and Wednesdents must bring either a Gator 1 Card or a government-issued photo study area near Room 212; Computer Science and Engineering building, ways near cafeteria; Marston Science Library, main room; Murphree Area education library; Reitz Union Computer Lab; Southwest Recreation Center, cafe near entrance on the left side; and Springs Complex Area OfRojas said everything is running smoothly, and there are no technical Additionally, no campaigning ing to UF elections commission As elections take place, Swamp party candidates and the two indeIts been really great to see the turnout and support of people civil engineering freshman Preston Swamp spokeswoman Katie Our candidates have been working hard to raise awareness about elections, and we are hoping students will go to the polls and show Polls open today for Student Government electionsGainesville man sentenced HANNAH HELMSAlligator Contributing WriterAs UF students sat down for their Monday afternoon lecture classes, about 120 engineering students raced scooters in the Peter Ifjus capstone mechanical senior design class participated in the competition during ninth period behind the The event was a part of signment requires students, in teams of about six, to take apart and reassemble an Electric RaTwenty student teams and one team of teaching assistants teaching assistants decorated their scooter with pom-poms, foam horns and a green gatorshaped mat for the body of the The placing teams would get ultimate prize was a trophy of tire-pressure gauges made by Robert Orth, a 23-year-old UF mechanical engineering senior, spent his weekend practicWe have modest expectations, Robert Orth said of his Student Electric Scooter OlympicsSEE SCOOTER, PAGE 3Its based on housing location Its been really great to see the turnout and support of people from Hume.UF civil engineering freshman We have modest expectations, but Im still shooting for No. 1.UF senior

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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 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 84/57 THUNDERSTORMS 84/72 THUNDERSTORMS 88/68 THUNDERSTORMS 84/68 PARTLY CLOUDY 82/68 VOLUME 109 ISSUE 26 Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to cwright@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 4 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.WHATS HAPPENING?Career Showcase The UF Career Resource Centers Career Showcase is the largest career fair in the Southeast. It will take place today (nontechnical day) and Wednesday (technical day) at the Stephen C. OConnell Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 350 employers will be in attendance. The showcase is open to UF students and alumni only. For more information, visit crc.ufl.edu/showcase. Authors at UF: Christopher Silver Christopher Silver, professor and dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, will speak on Planning the Good City: A Global View today at 7 p.m. in Smathers Library, Room 100. It is free and open to the public. Humanists on Campus Meeting Join UFs only humanist organization for a spirited discussion on themes such as religion, science, ethics and politics Wednesday at 7:20 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 237. For more information, join our Facebook group: UF HoC: Humanists on Campus. Servant Leader Roundtable Each semester this event gives all campus leadership and service organizations an opportunity to provide input on the current state of the universitys leadership and service programming, examine ways to increase collaboration among similar organizations across campus and determine the best support the Center for Leadership and Service can provide to its organizations. Our next Servant Leader Roundtable is scheduled for Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryan Hall, Room 232. For more information, email Brittney Beck at BrittneyB@ leadershipandservice.ufl.edu Weekend Warrior: Strength Training Join RecSports on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Southwest Recreation Center Cardio Functional Area to learn about the basics of strength training. You will learn practical and challenging exercises that will enhance your workouts. Effective strength training increases your fitness levels and abilities whether you want to jump higher, improve your balance or perform more pushups and pullups. Its free for UF students, and no registration is required. For more information, visit the UF RecSports Facebook page. Apply for Yes Means Yes Positive Sexuality Seminar Yes Means Yes is an interdisciplinary, interactive, non-credit, five-week, student-facilitated seminar that encourages meaningful, engaging discussions on consent and sexuality. It meets Wednesday evenings from Oct. 8 through Nov. 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information and to apply, go to gatorwell.ufsa.ufl. edu/strive. Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 be smart. eat local.Health within reach. Health within reach. Kan Li / Alligator StaffJust Keep Scooting Scooting rain or shineteam, But Im still shooting for No. 1. Despite the daylong rain, students showed up to class with helmets in hand and scooters at the ready. The rain stopped just as the festivities began around 4:10 p.m. The events consisted of an upure-eight event. Teams used their knowledge of physics and scooters to help them compete for their times. Competitors were allowed to push off the ground to start but were given a two-second penalty for every misstep after. Teams chose their lightest members for the uphill race and their largest members for the downhill race, hoping to use size eight competition, batteries were dying and scooters were skidding, the events. Ifju said the Olympics get students to understand the mechanics of the scooter, and to evaluate the performance of each scooter before the project begins. Were actually applying what we learn in school, said Daniela Soyos, a 22-year-old UF mechanical engineering senior and student in Ifjus class. This is breaking down something thats actually seen in real-life applications. The competition lasted an hour. Team 20, consisting of six seniors, won the overall competition after winning the uphill race and placpetition. The team comprised of the graduate teaching assistants, riding their tricked-out scooter, were utterly humiliated by the younger, more hungry undergraduate teams, Ifju said. No students or scooters were injured during the games. SCOOTER, from page 1

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4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014Giuseppe Sabella / AlligatorCovering KrishnaFrom left, Franco Fae, 21, and Eduard Shahpazov, 40, begin relocating vegetarian meals to the safety of the Library West colonnade. UF ALUMNI ALYSSA FISHERAlligator Staff WriterThe 352 is now represented on primetime television. ABCs new drama, How to Get Away with Murder, premiered Thursday and has Gator alumnus Lenny Platt on its cast The 2006 criminology graduate said he still has the Gainesville phone number that came with a new phone he bought as a student. I kept the number proudly, the 30-yearold said. I have no plans to change it. Before settling in Gainesville, Platt was born in Philadelphia, where he lived until tically in his backyard, he was exposed to I was immersed in it, he said. It fueled my appetite for cinematic and dramatic arts. At UF, he took classes in criminology for his major, mass communication for his minor and theater just for fun, he said. A lover of crime shows like Dexter, he said his most memorable UF class was forensics. But then he would write, direct melded his studies and passions, becoming a law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan and an actor, where he typically played alleged criminals It was all helpful background, Platt said. Im glad I went to a school as rich and vibrant as UF. friends in the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity School of Journalism and Communications. Platts brother Chris, a 20-year-old UF telecommunication sophomore, said some decision to attend UF. Lenny always said his college years were some of the best of his life and that this school gave him some lifetime friends, Chris said. I feel some solidarity with him now that Im a Gator. I can relate to him more, and I try to catch him up about whats changing here. Platt said while he knew he wanted to pursue acting, he strived to become a wellrounded person, adding entertainment lawyer and BBQ Film event production company partner to his resume. Being a Gator also had a hand in his character building. The UF community may notice some similarities between Tim cluding their haircuts. Tebow, Platt said. Tebow is Christian, a of course Tebow would never be embroiled in a murder mystery. Fourteen million people tuned into the How to Get Away with Murder pilot featuring names like Academy Award nomiI watched the show last week and popped up, Chris said. Im rooting for him even though hes likely a murderer. Journalism interim chair and associate professor Ted Spiker also watched the they were at UF, and they keep in touch. I was thrilled to see Lenny on the show Thursday, Spiker wrote in an email. Lenny is so humble and passionate about what he does, and Ive always loved that he embraces all kinds of new adventures. This is a great new one for him. Platt said while working on the show is daunting, he is excited to see his character grow in substance. Seeing the shows ads on subways and taxis is humbling and surreal, he said. A couple of nights after we saw How there he was on that show, too. And I think thats the way its going to be we are all going to see a whole lot of him.Alumnus appears on ABC show How to Get Away With Murder THEY ARE BOTH 36. JULIA MCBEEAlligator Contributing WriterFrom nearly 200 nominees, two UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members were nationally selected and recognized for their contributions to the agriculture industry. Alexa Lamm and Samuel F. Hutton, both 36 years old, were Corporations second annual 40 Under 40 Award, which recognizes people under the age of 40 who have contributed to Americas food system. Lamm and Hutton, along with two other UF graduates, were honored. Founded more than 75 years vately held media enterprise that serves the agricultural business through various marketing products and services such as magazines, newspapers and newsletters. The company asked for nominations of the most innovative leaders in agriculture, and a six-judge panel with distinguished agricultural career backgrounds chose the winLamm, a UF IFAS assistant professor of agricultural education and communication, was recently named associate director of the UF IFAS Center for Public Issues Education. She said one of her primary research interest areas is public opinions of water quality and quantity and how they have impacted the agriculture and natural resource industry. I think one of the reasons I was most surprised and pleased with this award was its largely an industry award, not a faculty award, Lamm said. So its a little different from other awards and special in that way because its being recognized for my work actually impacting the industry itself. Since 2010, Hutton has worked as an assistant professor of horticultural sciences at UFs Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. Hutton earned his doctorate from UF in horticulture sciences in 2008. His research focuses on advanced tomato resistance to bacterial spots and developing machine-harvestable tomatoes. Hutton hopes the award will shed more light on the tomatobreeding industry in Florida, which is valued at close to $500 million each year. breeding program in the state and one of the few public tomato breeding programs in the nation, he said. The honorees will be featured in nine November and December print publications, on 40Under40ag.com. will only give UFs IFAS more credibility, said UF agricultural education and communication senior Mary Hannah Miller, 21.UF faculty recognized for 40 Under 40 top agriculture award ALEXIA FERNANDEZAlligator Staff Writerafernandez@alligator.orgage UFs $2.7 billion investment portfolio as the new chief investporation. Reeser, who previously managed investments for St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, will begin as the The corporation may face changes, said Janine Sikes, speaking on behalf of UF Investment Corporation. From my understanding and talking to Andrew Banks, the board chairman, the corporation is constantly re-evaluating their investments, she said. Reeser will be managing UFs money management group, which includes the University of Florida Foundation, the University of Florida Research Foundation and the University Athletic Association to name a few. Reeser was the senior vice president and chief infor the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC) which is the exclusive fundraising organization of St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital. Bill Reeser is a highly seasoned ence and a keen eye for successful team of investment professionals. management experience, according to the press release. He began his before joining ALSAC/St. Judes. Bills exceptional background and his more than three decades of experience in the investment world hes the exactly right person for that job, UF President Bernie Machen said in a press release. Reeser, who received his bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and his masters from the University of Memphis, will take over for Edward Kelly, who was Sikes said she cannot disclose Reesers salary because of the UF Investment Corporations privacy policy.Reeser I was immersed in it. It fueled my appetite for cinematic and dramatic arts.Lenny PlattUF alumnus

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PATRICK PINAKAlligator Staff Writer ALLIGATORMegan Reeves / Alligator StaffCustomers search through glassware and memorabilia at the Stubbies & Steins closeout sale Monday. The pub, which opened in 2003, closed on Saturday, leaving bargoers sad but thankful. NA TIONAL KRISTINA FLORIOAlligator Contributing Writer Fewer Americans paying with cash Last call: Stubbies marks closing with merchandise sale ONE MAN TOOK A DISABLED MANS PILLS. MELISSA MIHMAlligator Staff Writermmihm@alligator.org Police roundup: child assault; theft Otherwise, cash is just like for penny-worth things. Camila PortilloUF advertising sophomore Broward Hall basement Room 212 main room Health Science Center, Room C2-041C cafeteria Marston Science Library, main room entrance on the left side C202 The polls are open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Students must bring either their Gator 1 Card or a governmentissued photo ID and their UFID number.Sherlock

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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. Fall 2014 Elections: A stand against one-party ruleIn the Spring of 2014, The Independent Florida Alligator endorsed the Swamp Party for the Student Government executive elections. We expressed reservations about the potential for one-party rule in SG but determined that Swamps them worthy of a formal endorsement. During the Fall 2014 SG Senate campaign, the steady march toward one-party rule has continued, now that Swamp is the Ordinarily, we would encourage all UF students to exercise their right to vote for and elect senators to represent them in SG. But with the exception of the independent candidates running in the Hume and District B races, such votes would be rendered meaningless by the Swamp Partys dominance of the ballot. The Swamp Party has produced a number of platform points that are worthy of support. The partys plans to improve safety by expanding nighttime transportation options and widening the off-campus reach of UF Alerts are encouraging. Swamp also plans to increase the transparency of course costs by listing textbook and access code fees during course registratheir education, so this is a step in the right direction. Despite the strength of its platform, the Swamp Partys sketchy past and shady campaign tactics cannot be ignored. Swamp may very well have the best interests of UF students at heart, but the partys laudable ends do not justify the questionable means it has used to gain and consolidate its power. SGs inexorable decline into one-party dominance is not solely the fault of the Swamp Party. Leaders of opposing groups in particular the Students Party failed to capitalize on students discontent with SG representation and the UF populations desire for substantive change. Through the highs and lows of the various opposition parties, Swamps relentless, well-oiled campaign machine has continued to operate at its usual high level. Swamp leaders have pledged to consider alternative points of view even after they take full control of the Senate. However, the groupthink and solidarity that has characterized the Swamp Party in previous years make such statements dubious at best. We encourage UF students to support the independent candidates running to represent them. We believe that they will bring important, diverse viewpoints and priorities to SG. For the rest of UF, an endorsement of the Swamp Party would be wholly irrelevant. Regardless of how many students vote in this weeks elections, Swamp will claim dominance over the Senate once the results have been tallied. We encourage all UF students to consider the threat that oneparty rule poses to responsive and democratic representation at our school. Despite the fact that Swamp is running mostly unopposed, the right to vote is powerful, and all students should exercise that right at the polls today and Wednesday. UF deserves a diverse and vibrant SG, but only if its constituents make it so. 44 TOTAL VOTES29% YES 71% NOVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgMondays question: Are you getting free coffee today? Todays question: Are you going to vote in the Student Government elections? Censorship, despite intent, is unpatrioticLast week in Jefferson County, Colorado, nearly a thousand high school students walked out of their classrooms in protest of proposed curriculum changes to their history classes. The walkouts were staged in response to a proposal submitted by the new conservative school board, which suggested setting up a review committee to make sure Advanced Placement U.S. history classes promote patriotism, free enterprise and respect for authority. According to a draft of the proposal, AP U.S. history teachers would have to present positive aspects of the United States and its heritage, while being prohibited from encouraging or condoning civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law. Teachers and students in several schools across the district have understandably expressed concern that this review committee will lead to censorship of educational materials. School board member Julie Williams, a supporter of the review committee, criticized the current AP U.S. history curriculum for focusing too much on gender, class, race, ethnicity and grievance. In her eyes, emphasizing the historical struggles of different groups is Americanbashing. I understand the desire to encourage students to be proud of their country, but that patriotism must not come at the cost of distorting or censoring history. This proposal would essentially strip educators of their ability to offer students a comprehensive course on U.S. history. Instead of encouraging students to think critically and examine how the past shapes the present, teachers would be restricted to only presenting materials that portray America in a wholly favorable light. These changes would essentially transform a collegelevel history class into a political platform with the goal of endorsing American pride while simultaneously discouraging civil disobedience. In addition to being a shameful attempt to propagandize education for ideological purposes, the proposal is also inherently un-American. One of the most cherished rights of an American citizen is the ability to protest unjust laws. Such protests contributed to the abolition of slavery, the approval of womens suffrage and the social progress achieved during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and s. If people werent willing to stand up against the government and make their voices heard, these monumental steps in our history might never have occurred. Civil disobedience has been essential for driving positive social change since the founding of our country. The students who are rightfully protesting against the school boards proposal have been backed by the College Board, which issued this statement of support: These students recognize that the social disorder can and sometimes must be disrupted in the pursuit of liberty and justice. The board emphasized these ideas are essential within the study of a college-level, AP U.S. History course. The Jefferson County School Board majority may believe its actions will promote patriotism, but censorship in the history classroom will only promote ignorance and indifference to the social struggles that have made our nation what it is today. Students dont deserve to be robbed of the challenging and rewarding experience of a collegelevel history class, and they most certainly dont deserve to be treated as children who need to be told what to think. Being patriotic isnt about blindly loving your country your countrys strengths, acknowledging its weaknesses which to live. their education, maybe the school board will learn what true patriotism is. Moriah Camenker is a UF public relations senior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays.TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR Moriah Camenkeropinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 Once again, the Swamp Party walloped the competition in the student Senate elections this week. Whats ironic about that statement is that as Im writing this article, not a single ballot has been cast. The certainty that Swamp will once again walk away with Student Government elections can in no way be called into question for two simple reasons: minority parties and candidates mounted no effective opposition to Swamp this year, and the Swamp Party has a complete lock on the constituency groups namely fraternities and sororities they need to win. Despite Swamps overwhelming dominance, Swamp representatives still campaign throughout campus, handing out stickers and occasionally looking desperate enough to strike up a conversation with fellow students. The image of Swamp campaigning is almost as hilarious as someone campaigning for Vladimir Putin in Russia. Lets face it: like Putin, its an absolute truth that Swamp will win, regardless of if any candidate or party representative campaigns on Swamps behalf. Heres a question for Swamp: if you have no competition and have near totalitarian control over SG, why bother to campaign? Is it to give off the appearance of a functioning democracy on UFs campus, or do you think it makes the party look good? Now, Swamp is not entirely to blame for its overwhelming majority. The Students Party the minority party in the Senate has ceased to exist, and since no other party appears ready to challenge the majority, Swamp rules supreme. Generally, the issues surrounding a one-party rule of SG would not be a big deal. After all, were not talking about legislative and governing bodies that rule able multi-million-dollar annual budget. Although the minority was close to taking control of SG following the Spring 2012 elections, the dominance of the Swamp Party or the Unite Party, as it was previously known has never truly been threatened. break the Greek voting bloc, devise a strategy to win almost every other vote or drastically increase turnout. If this seems damn near impossible, thats because it probably is. Any minority party seeking to challenge Swamps dominance has a tremendous uphill climb. Maybe comparing the Swamp Party to the Russian autocracy is a bit unfair. After all, nothing in Swamps policy platform is particularly nefarious. Swamp wants more solar power on campus and hand saniwhich seem like noble endeavors. Although Swamp has engaged in questionable campaign tactics in previous elections, none of those were anywhere near as heinous as the persecution and torture faced by Russian dissidents. Swamp may offer a slew of positive-sounding proposals. However, what drives the majority to work ity that can actually challenge Swamps rule. Its likely that our student fees also known as university taxes would be better spent if a functioning minority could challenge Swamps spending proposals. UF students deserve additional checks and balances within the Senate to ensure that our fees are spent wisely and arent wasted by Swamp. As a grad student, I often feel far removed from UFs complicated and arcane political process. However, from an outsiders perspective, it certainly seems that we can and should do better to provide a truly democratic or representative system. SGs $20 million budget, largely comprised of student fees, is nothing to scoff at or ignore. Turnout is likely to be excruciatingly low for the elections this week and, unless major reforms happen, little will break Swamps control over SG, nor will a serious minority party challenge Swamps authority. If that ever happens, most of us will be long gone, complaining about how our state or federal governments spend our tax dollars and completely forgetting that we conveniently ignored how our peers spent our funds while we were students at UF. For the time being, we might as well enjoy Swamps rule because its not going anywhere. Joel Mendelson is a UF grad student in political campaigning. His columns usually appear on Wednesdays.Swamps dominance indicates a dysfunctional democracy at UFColumn Joel Mendelsonopinions@alligator.org In January, Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire suffered a 25-minute suffocation. In April, Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett died after 43 minutes due to a heart attack from an untested drug mixture. And just last month in Arigasped and snorted for almost his last breath. These events, coupled with Judge Cormac Carneys ruling that the death penalty is unconstitutional in California, have rightfully put the penalty by lethal injection under glaring scrutiny. Lawmakers must listen to voters and take the California ruling of the death penalty seriously in order to mend the system. As with advancements in been in existence for a long time should be checked. At ing is astonishing considering that the U.S. Supreme Court has, in the past, upheld death thal gas, electrocution and lethal injection. None of these olate the Eighth Amendments prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment, according to the high court. Howevthat govern us. Justice must certainly be served on behalf of every victim, but the means of justice shouldnt mean more inhumane bloodshed, as in the case of Wood and others. Not only is capital punishment unconstitutional in that it is cruel and unusual, but there are also multiple areas that need work. The price tag of these executions is one such area. According to assessments by Judge Arthur Alarcon and Paula Mitchell in 2011, the cost of the death penalty in California comes up to more than $4 billion since 1978. If the governor commuted the sentences of those remaining on death row to life without parole, it would help save $170 million per year. Over the next 20 years, those savings accumulate to $5 billion. The effectiveness of not only the execution method itself but also the entire system is another area that needs repair. According to the Death Penalty Information Center, compared to states that do administer the death penalty, states that do not follow it have consistently lower rates of homicide. The gap has grown since 1990. According to these statistics, though the ultimate aim of condemning prisoners to death is to decrease the rate of murder in the society, something seems to be amiss. As stated in The Economist, the average prisoner who is executed in California has spent 25 years on death row much longer than the national average of nearly 16 years. sue seems to be that the long delays in executions fail to deter potential murderers out there. If the death penalty is the minds of the criminals before they commit the crimes, it doesnt serve a point. The victims families and friends should not be left out either. Most certainly, they deserve peace of mind. But people must understand that an eye for an eye only makes the world blind. The death penalty, in a sense, is simply based on revenge, a get-even measure that destroys people that have destroyed others. In the process, nothing is gained. the punishment, lawmakers need to focus all efforts on the root of the issue. Education might be one key factor in tackling homicide. According to The Mercury, 70 percent of this nations prison population has failed to receive high school diplomas. Long-term research has shown that if more is invested into pre-K education, graduation rates can be boosted by as much as 44 percent and keep young adults on the right side of the law. According to a 2013 Research and Development (RAND) report, correctional education programs for inmates are also effective those who participated were 43 percent less likely to become repeat offenders. Instead of investing so much into a penalty that is unconstitutional, inhumane, costly and ineffective all in one, preventive measures rather than consequential measures should pull more weight. The death penalty is a moral and meet its own end. Khyati Kohli is a columnist for The Daily Trojan. A version of this column originally appeared on UWire.Lawmakers must heed death penalty ruling and outlaw itUWireKhyati KohliUWire

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8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014Shayna Tanen / AlligatorDrills and Drizzles CAMPUS MARGARET AMENOAlligator Contributing WriterUF pharmacy students are promoting health care during American Pharmacist Month this October. The UF College of Pharmacys American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists wants students to understand the extensive role pharmacists play in tions. Pharmacists are one of the most accessible but under-utilized health care providers, said American Pharmacist Month co-chair Laura Robayo. As part of American Pharmacist Month, the organization is advertising on UF marquees to motivate students to get to know their pharmacists. The group will also volunteer at Walgreens senior day, where it will communicate the many ways in which pharmacists can have a positive impact on elderly health. Pharmacists are advocates for their patients, said Robayo, a 23-year-old UF second-year pharmacy student. They provide information so that patients can make informed medical decisions. Their breadth of knowledge enables them to assist patients in the management of various health conditions, she said. Pharmacists are taught to look at more than just the disease and the medication to treat it. Sometimes the best medication to treat a disease may not be the best medication option for the patient, said Carrie Hoffman, a 21-year-old UF second-year pharmacy student. A pharmacists role is to treat the patient not the disease. The role of a pharmacist is much more than medications. It is providing personalized attention and explanations to patients on an individualized basis. They are detail-orientated individuals who know a lot about drug therapy and health care, said Natalie Brumwell, a 20-year-old UF nutrition junior. The accessibility of a pharmacist at drugstores makes them excellent resources as well, Brumwell said. Some people are surprised to hear about all the career opportunities a pharmacist has, Brumwell said. There are also careers working in a clinical setting such as a hospital. I really liked the idea that pharmacists can be a go-to source within a community for health care advice. Outside of October, the organization hosts health screenings to educate the community about health care issues. The students also provide blood glucose control, prescription drug abuse and immunization information to the community. It may seem intimidating to a patient when asked, Do you have any questions for the pharmacist? Hoffman said. But, that is what the pharmacist is there for.Students spotlight health care in American Pharmacist Month ALEXANDRA FERNANDEZAlligator Contributing WriterGatorWell and the UF Counseling and Wellness Center are attempting to erase stigmas surrounding mental health issues at UF. The UF student health organizations released the Fall 2014 designs for UFlourish, a social marketing campaign collaboration, and this semester theyre targeting the LGBTQ and black student communities. tions after launching in Spring 2013. The campaigns main goals are to remove stigmas surrounding mental health issues and encourage students to use strategies to prevent mental illnesses, said Dr. Maureen Miller, director of GatorWell. it was very broad, appealing to all students, Miller said. dent populations that may be more at risk for stress issues. The marketing campaign, which encourages students to Keep it Real with friends and Just Ask for help, is being funded by a $296,000 federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant also supports the CWCs online programs designed to address suicide prevention on campus, Miller said. The campaign designs focus on LGBTQ and black student communities to promote using inclusive language when speaking about mental health issues. Its probably more effective than a broader scope, said Marcy Maycock, an 18-year-old UF health science freshman. Maycock has never been to the Counseling and Wellness Center but said she has considered it and recommended it to friends before. UFlourish aims to remind students that many resources are available to them through GatorWell and the CWC, Miller said. I dont have any needs for counseling, but if I did Id look into it, said Rachel Kraskow, an 18-year-old exploratory freshman at UF. According to the 2013 Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors annual survey, 46.2 percent of students experience anxiety, and 39.3 percent of students struggle with depression. Miller said the next phase of the UFlourish campaign is to expand dent populations. Were trying to reach as many different students through as many different channels as we can, she said.UFlourish: preventative mental health THE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers reported Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the presidents life. Citing unnamed sources three people familiar with the incident and a congressional aide the newspapers said Omar J. Gonzalez ran past the guard at the front door and into the East Room, which is was eventually tackled by a counter-assault agent, accordto report the news. In the hours after the fencejumper incident, Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan told The Associated Press that the suspect had been apprehended just inside the North Portico doors of the White House. The Secret Service also said that night that the suspect had been unarmed an assertion that was revealed to be false knowledged that Gonzalez had a knife with him when he was apprehended. Getting so far would have required Gonzalez to dash through the main entrance hall, turn a corner, then run through the center hallway halfway building, which spans 168 feet total, according to the White House Historical Association. Secret Service director Julia Pierson was scheduled to testify before a House committee the Sept. 19 incident. The new cant breach were expected to dominate the lawmakers inquiries. A Secret Service spokesman declined to comment on the latest details because of the ongoing investigation. It was a security lapse that could have had serious consequences if the intruder had been heavily armed and if the president and his family had been home. No one was hurt, but its the White House itself, raising the question of whether the latest breach is part of a pattern of delayed reactions to threats to the executive mansion. The Secret Service says that is not the case. And President Barack Secret Service to do its job. The Post reported over the weekend that the Secret Service did not immediately respond to in 2011, amid what the agency describes as uncertainty about where the shots originated. Four days later, it was discovered that at least one of the shots broke the glass of a window on the third level of the mansion, the Secret Service said. The Secret Service has been trying to rehabilitate its image since a 2012 prostitution scandal erupted during a presidential visit to Colombia. Earlier this year, Pierson met privately with senators after an agent was found drunk in a hotel during a presidential trip to the Netherlands. against the agents, and Pierson said neither incident was representative of the entire agency. got far past White House front door Pharmacists are one of the most accessible but under-utilized health care providers.American Pharmacist Month cochair Each different campaign focuses on different student populations.director of GatorWell

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 Kan Li / Alligator StaffFirst Asian BoyActor, rapper, comedian and YouTube celebrity Timothy DeLaGhetto performs at the Asian Kaleidoscope Month ceremony in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Monday night. THE DISEASE IS SIMILAR TO MAD COW. JULIA LOPEZAlligator Contributing WriterAs a neurological disease spreads in deer throughout the country, Florida hunters are reminded of importation laws prohibiting out-of-state deer, moose or elk carcasses from crossing state borders. The law even includes deer semen, said Tony Young, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman. If the sperm is infected and used for breeding purposes, it has the potential to spread the Chronic Waste Disease, which is comparable to mad cow disease. Once a deer is infected with the disease, it is fatal, Young said. That deer will eventually die. The disease destroys the animals brain and causes the body to deteriorate from the inside, said Samantha Wisely, a UF wildlife ecology and conservation professor. It is referred to as the Nose to Nose disease because it can only be passed from deer to deer through nose exposure, Wisely said. It most likely cannot be passed to humans, and no cases have been reported in Florida. Still, Young urged precaution when handling animals. I wouldnt kiss them on the nose anytime soon, he said. Out-of-state deer meat can be transported to Florida, but state the deer was shot, Young said. If hunters want to keep deer heads, it still has to be taken to a taxidermist in the state it was shot. The infective agent is more likely to be concentrated within the brain, eyes, spinal cord, lymph nodes, tonsils and spleen of the animal, Wisely said. The disease cannot be killed, and this infective agent called a prion can be accidentally deposited into the environment where it can remain for years and infect other deer. The disease causes plaque buildup in the deers brain which causes neurological damage. There are several neurological diseases that run in Florida deer. Not much is understood about why the deer have these diseases, Wisely said. Sometimes we see big jumps, Wisely said of the throughout the East Coast. She said the disease is spreading because infected deer are being imported into uninfected states so people can hunt them. When deer farmers sell and shift animals from state to state, they can spread the disease as well. Physical features that indicate a deer is infected include malnutrition, saliva pouring out of the deers mouth and a confused look on its face, she said.Hunters urged not to bring infected deer from other statesRESEARCH CHLOE STRADINGERAlligator Contributing WriterDr. David Freeman still remembers putting Black Bart to sleep. The black stallion suffered from major complications after surgery to manage the colic that strangled parts of his small intestine. Black Barts death inspired Freeman, a professor of large animal surgery at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, to create a grading system to determine if horses with colic caused by small intestinal strangulation actually need parts of their intestines removed. To this day, I strongly believe if I had not resected it he would have Freeman and a team of researchers collected data at UF and the University of Illinois on 35 cases from 1996 to 2011. They came up with a subjective grading system that involves surgeons evaluating the color and movement of a piece of intestine after its released from strangulation. Sparing horses from removal saves owners money and horses from complications, he said. Ali Unger-Fink, a 20-year-old UF elementary education junior and equestrian team member, has had several horses get various types of colic. Her family owns a ranch with 30 horses in Southwest Ranches. ers, Unger-Fink said. The research was published in the Equine Veterinary Journal in 2013 and presented in July at the 11th annual Equine Colic Research Symposium in Dublin. Freeman said they received feedback from the symposium that people were interested in the advantages of the grading method. He said his research is still fairly new, so it is too soon to tell if his grading system with catch on. Freeman continues to use the method in surgeries at the UF Large Animal Hospital. About 75 horses per year go to surgery to treat colfrom the grading method.Prof helps horse illnesses with studyFreeman

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 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 12-10-73-1 Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" Quiet, peaceful fully furnished 2bd/2bth townhouse in SW. Haile Plantation. Internet, washer-dryer, equipped kitchen, sheets, back porch, front kitchen, walking biking trail, No pets, $1200/mth. Short term OK. Avail. now-12/31. Call 352-256-1211 9-30-14-10-1 2BR APARTMENT For rent, 10 mins from campus. Nice community. Furnished. $585. First/last mo rent. No cent heat/AC, no pets, no smoking/drinking/drugs. Grad students preferred. Call Mr. Parker 352-213-5942 9-30-14-5-1 Windsor Park-3/3. 2nd fl, wash/dry. FM looking for 2 roommates. Own B/B, on bus stop near UF. Pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $350/mo + 1/3 util. 407-810-3489 10-20-14-15-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! 2BR APT $475/mo 1BR apt $425/moSmall pet ok. 352-372-1201 or 352-213-3901 12-10-14-73-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 12-10-14-73-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-10-14-168-2 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. free wi-fi in Phase I 335-7066, visit on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com 12-10-14-73-2 Sorority Row Area!Beautifully remodeled 2BR/1BA with granite countertops, W/D. $875/mo. 352-505-5049 10-6-14-30-2 Sorority Row Area!Best deal for 3BR/1BA! Walk to class! $900/ mo. 352-505-5049 10-6-14-30-2 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 9-30-14-17-2 HIDDEN LAKELARGE 2/2 1000 SQ.FT. With Fenced Back Yard! REDUCED to $995! One Month Free!!! Cable/Internet Inc. 1015 NW 21st Ave. 352-374-3866 www.hiddenlaketcc.com 12-10-60-2 Townhome UF, Kensington South 301, 3901 SW 20th Ave. 1,176 sqft, 2br,2 1/2 bth, pets ok, Bus route, biking, Michel Realty (352) 374-8579 or 904 210-3077 10-21-14-20-2 WALK to UF. 2br 1 ba House in historic Hibiscus Park neighborhood. Private parking, central h/a, laundry with w/d, large screened porch. $765 mo., 1st, last, sec. No pets 352-332-5836 10-1-14-5-2 2BR/2BA HOUSE + carport$775/mo 1103 NW 4th St. 32601. Available Now. Near UF. 352-278-4461 or 352-359-1644 10-31-1425-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 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. Room For Rent Private bath, screened porch, end unit (Rockwood Villas) $350/m, close to UF, I-75, shopping and bus; furnished, W/D, 904.874.5774 10-9-14-10-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 12-10-73-5 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. 12-10-73-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-10-73-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-10-73-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 12-10-73-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-73-6 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 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 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-10-68-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus On-Line Auctionsare underwaybikes, computers, furniture, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: SURPLUS.UFL.EDU 392-0370 12-10-14-72-10 Goats for Sale & Horse Boarding 7 miles to UFCharlie 352-278-1925 12-10-73-10 New 2014 Homes for Sale For qualifying we need: 2 year tax returns 2 years employment As little as 550 credit score w/ $1500 down FREE Washer & Dryer With Any Purchase Hidden Oaks Manufactured Home Community Call Today 352-331-4400 EHO 10-20-20-10 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. 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 & Found All 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 4pm By 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 4pm When 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 12-10-14-73-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 12-10-14-73-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-10-14-73-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $999. 1-2yr warranties with roadside assistance includ ed. 376-6275 RoadRatMotors.com 12-1014-73-11 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. 376-6275. RoadRatMotors.com 12-10-1473-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-10-14-73-11 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 1210-14-73-11 WWW.SWAMPCYCLES.COM Scooters & Motorcycles Sales & Service Quality, Experienced, Certified Technicians. Close to Campus, Lowest Prices. 633 NW 13th St. 352-373-8823 12-10-73-11 ccmotorcycletraining.com2 days $150 weekdays or weekends G-ville/ Starke/Palatka 352-331-0131 train on motorcycles or scooters State certified Co & Trainers 12-10-14-73-11 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 12-10-14-73-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK!!! 6 MONTHS TO PAY DOWN PAYMENT!!! 352-375-9090 12-10-73-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTAL ALL VEHICLES 2014 3630 N MAIN ST www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 12-10-73-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTAL EASY TO RENT!!!! 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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. UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-10-73-13 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 352-259-2020 12-10-14-73-12 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 10-3-14-73-13 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. ACCOUNTING CLERKThe Business Office at The Independent Florida Alligator has an open positon for an Accounting Clerk. This position is part time and temporary. Applicants must be currently enrolled students, preferrably majoring in Accounting. Please email a cover letter with your resume to Delia Kradolfer, dkradolfer@ alligator.org. You will be contacted for an interview. EOE $100 A NIGHT GUARANTEEDDomino's on SW 13th St. hiring closing drivers. Apply at store or gatordominos.com 9-30-14-33-14

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12, ALLIGATOR Daytime Advertising ProductionThe Independent Florida Alligator Advertising Production Department is accepting student applications. Duties include graphic design and organizational layout. Will train, but experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Friendly work environment, flexible schedule, with hours between 9 am 5 pm M-F. Must be enrolled in classes. A one-year commitment is expected. Fill out an application at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W University Ave, M-F 9 am 5 pm. No phone calls, please. Include available work schedule and references. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply with current schedule. EOE Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 12-10-1473-14 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.sbsgnv.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 9-30-1438-14 UP TO $15 AN HOUR! Busy Car Wash now looking for hard workers. Must have weekend availability and clean driving record. Apply online www.park placecarwash.com 9-30-14-26-14 Programmer wanted.Join our small team in downtown Gainesville. More info at: pathwaysystems.com/gator 10-7-30-14 Opus Coffee We are searching for fun and active students to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a fast paced coffee bar near campus. Starting wage plus tips = $11.00/hr. To apply, go to our website, www.opuscoffee.com, click on the employment tab on the bottom right, and follow the directions. 10-3-14-10-14 Distributor of pet products looking for someone to help set up Amazon account (FBA). MUST be experienced in FBA. Send email to info@essentienterprises.com 10-6-7-14 Need a tutor for Managerial Accounting Class! Needing someone 5 hrs/week to tutor me. Will pay 15$ per hr 3522226565 please call or text ASAP Flexible schedule! 10-214-5-14 Would you like to work with a company named in 2013 & 2014 as "Best Place to Work" in Florida Trend Magazine's survey of Florida companies? Management Specialists Services has opening in our maintenance department Job duties will include painting, pressure washing, and fencing as well as other basic building maintenance. FT/PT positions available. Pay is based on experience. Please email resumes to Corey@mssgainesville.com. 10-2-14-5-14 Need PR grad student to help w/ social media, phone pitches, etc. Must be organized & a good communicator. Part-time position Resumes: annas@clearpassage.com 106-14-5-14 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 12-10-14-73-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 12-10-73-15 NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiLegal.com Private Experienced Affordable 12-10-1473-15 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 1210-14-73-15 Board your horse $375/mo.. From GV/UF 10 minutes. Dressage, stadium, x-country, daytime stall, nighttime turnout. Rider housing available. Barn Family Program to mitigate board and rent. Lessons, schooling opportunities. For further information, contact Dibbie at Gator Slide Farm, 352-466-3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com. Visitors always welcome. 10-31-14-63-15 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 12-10-73-16 BLS, CPR, ACLS, PALS, American Heart Assoc. Cards issued. Training Gators for 15 yrs. We do individual, small, large classes. Call today (800)319-5708 or SAFETYNETFL.COM. 10-7-14-30-16 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 12-10-73-18 When you're stuck out in Oz and you need cash to get home, click your heels three times and think of Best Jewelry and Loan Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 9-30-26-18 When cash is low and the bills seem out of reach, Best Jewelry and Loan is the surfer's "Pawn Beach". 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Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 9-30-26-19 You need the money to do what you will. Rich at Best Jewelry and Loan has the cash for those bills. Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 9-30-26-19 ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIED ADSGET THE JOB DONE!REACH MORE THAN 50,000 READERS EACH PUBLICATION DAY IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. KAYAKCEDARKEYS.COM$20/ 3 hour rentals on the Cedar Key Beach. Follow the Gator Trail (SR 24 West to Cedar Key) Call for reservations 352-543-9447 12-10-14-73-21 Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad in the classifieds to find trip arrangements or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373FIND Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. 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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Florida basketball ranked by Sporting News Womens Tennis begins ITA qualifying rounds Read the story on Page 16.Kan Li / Alligator Staff MORGAN MORIARTY@Morgan_MoriartyFollowing a bye week for Florida, coach Will Muschamp and company turn their attention to their next test: a matchup in Neyland Stadium facing longtime Southeastern Conference Eastern Division rival Tennessee. The Gators last outing was a 42-21 beat down, suffered at the hands of the No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide, in which the 645 yards given up on defense was the most of any team in Florida football history. The biggest criticism following the loss was the play of quarterback Jeff Driskel, who went 9 of 25 for 93 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Despite their poor perfordence levels remains high, and he takes the heat from the Florida fan base with stride. Thats part of it. He understands that, the fourth-year head coach said. I dont know if physically or mentally theres any tougher kid that Ive been around. He takes the heat and understands that comes with the territory. Driskel said the bye week came at an opportune time, and in the extra week he got to work with his receivers to develop more chemistry within the group. I think we got a lot of good on good action and I think that helps out a lot when you see a higher level of competition, Driskel said. We really didnt do too much differently, trying to hone in on some route concepts, make sure we know what were doing, make sure we are getting our eyes to the right spots and were looking at signals. Despite Driskels struggles against the Crimson Tides front seven and secondary, Muschamp made it clear that there will not be a change in play-calling in terms of executing less passing plays for Driskel on Saturday. He also said that there is no plan for a two-quarterback system with true freshman Treon Harris at this point in the season, as some speculated following the loss in Tuscaloosa. Muchamp said Monday that Driskel took the majority last week. Perhaps the most impressive statistical category for the Vol defense is on third down. Tennessee leads the conference and the nation in third-down conversion defense, holding op20.8 percent of the time on third down. As for Tennesses offense, it all starts with senior quarterback Justin Worley, who has drastically improved this season as opposed to years past. Worley ranks sixth in the SEC in passing average per game, accounting for 246 yards in the air per contest through four games. The Gators secondary, which has looked underwhelming against both Kentucky and Alabama, will be rotating different personnel this week as they prepare for Worley and the Vol offense. Brian (Pooles) repping some in the nickel. Duke Dawsons repping some at the safety position, Muschamp said. You know, between Jalen and the right combination there and continuing to rep Marcus in the nickel and at safety as well, The match up between FlorUF comes off bye week IAN COHEN@icohenb In 2012, Maddy Monserez did not start a single match. Nonetheless, the then-sophomore prepared, worked hard and stayed ready. Eventually, it paid off. Monserez originally a walk-on for UF led Florida past Tulsa in the high 16 digs. So far this season, Monserez has started just six of UFs 11 matches. But that has not stopped her from making an impact for the Gators in one way or another. No. 9 Florida has an abundance of physical talent, like freshman Rhamat Alhassans 37-inch vertical, sophomore Alex Holstons strong arm and junior Mackenzie Dagostinos effecZOOPS SCOOPThe guy who follows the guy that succeeds the guy is always the best guy to be. Let me explain. In just 12 seasons, Steve Spurrier cemented himself into college footballs history books after leading Florida to 122 wins, six Southeastern Conference championships and one national title. Now imagine having to follow that performance. Poor Ron Zook never stood a chance. In retrospect, Zook really wasnt that terrible despite his reputation in Gainesville. He garnered a .622 winning percentage in three years as Floridas head coach and recruited notable Gator talents such as Chris Leak and Dallas Baker. In fact, much of Urban Meyers 2006 national championship squad was comprised of Zooks recruits. So whats with all the hate for the Zooker? Well, he was the guy that succeeded the guy, also known as Steve Spurrier in this case. Barring a couple immediate SEC crowns and at least a bid for the national title, Zook stood little to no chance surviving at Florida. When the bar is set too high, even moderate success is considered failure. Actually, in some cases, if you have a different name from the guy then you already have failed. Remember the banners hanging around Gainesville calling for Zooks job the day he Standards high following success Jonathan Czupryn SEE COLUMN, PAGE 14 SEE VOLLEY, PAGE 14 SEE MUSCHAMP, PAGE 14 What (Monserez) expressed was, I may not be playing now, but Im gonna keep working hard because at some point, when this team needs me, Im gonna be ready.UF coach

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tive jump serve. But UFs other strengths lay not in its physical gifts but in the contributions from its players found slightly further down on the depth chart. Maddy came to us as a walk on with year, Wise said. What she expressed was, I may not be playing now, but Im gonna keep working hard because at some point when this team needs me, Im gonna be ready. And in the (2012) NCAA tournament, she had the best match of any of us. While Florida attracts some of the toprated volleyball recruits around the nation, perhaps where it excels most is with its player development and walk-ons. Despite limited playing time this season, Monserez has a team-best .985 reception percentage to go along with her 67 digs, 15 assists and two service aces. When comparing her current stats to the the previous season, the Orlando native has almost surpassed her 113 digs in 74 sets from 2013. It isnt just the DNA. It isnt, you know, just some luck there in how tall you are, coach Mary Wise said of Monserez. You cant control her height and the prototype things you look for in volleyball. But you our senior captain. She is the heartbeat of our team. When Florida scouted Monserez in high a play alive. That mindset stood out to Wise. Before she had the volleyball IQ that she has now she was the player who just threw her body in front of the ball to keep it from landing, Wise said. What she showed just with pure guts ferred into her skill set and the plays she makes. From walk-on to defensive captain Monserez has taken on a much larger role than Senior starter Holly Pole was also a walkon when she joined the Gators in Spring 2011. Now shes considered one of the Southeastern Conferences top liberos and leads Florida with 137 digs. Monserez and Pole are listed at 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-7, respectively, with no outstanding physical attributes to boast. But the two seniors are two of the most respected leaders on the team, with Wise often dubbing Pole the teams on court coach. Were at the point now where if Holly misses a dig in practice or in a game, you see it on her face. Shes mad. She expects (to that shes playing with and the acceptance of the roles by Maddy and Taylor (Unroe), we are so lucky to have what we have. While Florida often relies on its taller players, leaping ability and strong offensive performances to dominate some of its opponents, Wise calls on other players for reasons thats arent always visible on the court. Its the senior leadership and the teaching skills those seniors have taken (on), Wise said. We went through the growing pains when they were young, but now were idas struggling secondary and the Tennessees wide receiving corps will be one to watch Saturday. The leader of the Volunteers group is Marquez North, who is averaging 47 receiving yards per game and has three touchdowns on the year. Redshirt sophomore Jason Croom leads the team in average yards per reception with 16. Theyve really improved themselves at the receiver position, Muschamp said. Marquez North and Jason Croom are both 6-4 plus guys ups in coverage down the 10 shots in the game. Despite losing to Alabama two weeks ago, Florida still has a chance to win the SEC East and represent the division in Atlanta. The next step in doing that comes this week as they take on the Vols. All the goals are still there, got a lot of football to play everythings out in front of us, lets go get it, Muschamp said. Theyre all must wins. When has it ever changed? 14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffLibero Holly Pole (30) and defensive specialist Maddy Monserez attempt to dig the ball during Floridas 3-0 win against Ole Miss on Sunday in the OConnell Center. Monserez has team-best reception percentage, Pole leads in digs VOLLEY, from page 13 MUSCHAMP, from page 13Tennessee improved at wide receiver position this season Zook, Muschamp followed the guytook over? Its not like he even had a shabby coaching resume heading into the position. Zook had stints with three NFL teams and six Power Five college programs including a four-year gig with the Gators under Spurrier. Still, he wasnt good enough. How could he be? He wasnt Spurrier. So when Urban Meyer strolled into town, all he had to do was not be Zook. Step one: accomplished. Step two for Meyer was to at least show the illusion of progress by accomplishing what Zook had trouble doing. By defeating Tennessee, Georgia and Florida State all in the same season, Meyer gained more of a fanbase than Zook ever did in his tenure at UF. Gone was the pressure of following up a legend. All Gator fans wanted at that point was someone who wasnt ty brothers and maybe could beat the important rivals every once in a while. What they got was more than they could possibly imagine. In just six seasons half the time Spurrier spent in Gainesville Meyer cranked out 65 wins, two SEC championship squads and two national titles. More importantly, he had secured his place next to Spurrier as the (new) guy. So once again Jeremy Foley had the task of picking the guys successor and once again he went with a defensive minded coach that played defense back in college but had no prior head coaching experience. Sorry Will Muschamp, but just ask Zook how much being the guy after the guy sucks. Or ask Bill OBrien. Do you think he had planned on leaving Penn State after just two seasons? Or do you think the Joe Paterno obsessed fanbase up in Happy Valley drove OBrien to ditch college for the NFL? You can ask Frank Solich as well. He took over the for great Tom Osborne at Nebraska in 1998. In six seasons, Solich made six straight bowl games, including the national title game in 2001. However, a Big 12 Championship and 58 wins still werent enough to last in Lincoln. Seriously? The guy was hand picked by Osborne and still run out of town? Its foolish to think Muschamp had any real chance at sticking around here at Florida, but maybe his successor can without any of the absurd pressure and backlash both Muschamp and Zook received. So if youre interested in becoming the (next) guy for Florida, apply now! After this season, the bar will undoubtedly be lowered quite a few notches. COLUMN, from page 13 Before she had the volleyball IQ that she has nowshe was the player who just threw her body in front of the ball to keep it from landing. What she showed just with Now its transferred into her skill set and the plays she makes.Mary WiseUF coach

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DEFENSIVE LINEMAN LEON ORR IS OUT, LINEBACKER MIKE TAYLOR IS QUESTIONABLE. JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126Florida offensive line is beginning to shape up again. Junior left tackle D.J. Humphries who has not played Michigan due to a bone chip in his ankle is expected to be Muschamp said Monday. Johnson started at right tackle. other day hurt a little bit as far as some of the movement we Defense banged up: had his knee scoped last week after having a small tear in his Muschamp said. fumble. from the defensive end position to defensive tackle and Joey Punter back in form: year. punts this year have reached that distance. tally with him as far as getting back to the basics as opposed to trying to tweak and change his swing every time something ERICA A. HERNANDEZ Alligator Writer @EricaAlyssa NFL is coming to you live from failed to win against the Packers was caught holding at the start of contribute much beyond that inci Murphy catches on: Former wide receiver Louis Murphy to game since being resigned by the season cuts. contact with us. He was one of our him to come in and be able to con yards. He returned two punts for Sturgis, Jenkins excel in London: air led the two most recent Florida kins totaled three tackles. Reed getting healthy: At the and ready to compete next week take on the defending NFL cham ALLIGATORKan Li / Alligator StaffMax Garcia (76) hikes the ball to quarterback Jeff Driskel during Floridas 42-21 loss to Alabama on Sept. 20. Floridas starting offensive line will receive a boost against Tennessee on Saturday with the expected return of D.J. Humphries. AP PhotoTampa Bay wide receiver Louis Murphy attempts to catch a pass during the Buccaneers 27-24 win against the Steelers on Saturday. Murphy caught six passes and led the Bucs with 99 receiving yards. Notebook: Florida offensive line healthy, defense injuredG A TORS IN THE NFLMurphy leads Bucs over Steelers with six catches

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ALEX MAMINAKISAlligator Writer@alexmaminakisAfter a weekend in which Florida played in Gainesville ern Conference opponents prove as they head down the we still have a lot of areas to pairs of players and positions Another factor that will down the road is the consisSEC Offensive Soccer Player She is the third Gator to Rookie of the Year and SEC Offensive Player of the Year ALLIGATOR Kan Li / Alligator Staff during Floridas 2-1 win against Georgia on Friday. SOCCERJordan honored by SEC after home sweep MARY FRANCISAlligator writer@_maryfrancis Conference Fall Classic Watson will play the win a seat in the USTA/ITA National InWatson advances in ITA qualifying UF T ennis