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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009


UF 29 0 0 MSU 19


Tebow struggles in Gators victory


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@allgator org

STARKVILLE, Miss. Tim
Tebow has made a career out of
playing hero for the Gators. But
Saturday night, it was the Heis-
man Trophy winner who needed
saving.
Tebow was 12-of-22 passing
for 127 yards and two intercep-
tions in No. 1 Florida's 29-19 win
over Mississippi State (3-5, 1-3
Southeastern Conference).
"Tim's not trying to be
a hero. But we might
be asking him to do too
much."
Urban Meyer
UF football coach

"I did not coach well tonight,"
UF coach Urban Meyer said. "I
put Tim in some tough situations
down in the red zone. Our red-
zone offense right now is really
an issue."
UF (7-0, 5-0 SEC) rallied be-
hind a defense that held MSU to
237 total yards and didn't allow
an offensive touchdown.
Tebow, who had two intercep-
tions returned for touchdowns,
declined to talk to the media fol-
lowing the Gators' first win in
Starkvillle since 1985.
It was the first time in his ca-
reer that Tebow has been healthy
and chose not to speak after a
game.


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UF quarterback Tim Tebow is hit as he throws his second interception during the Gators' 29-19 win
against Mississippi State in Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday.


The quarterback carried the
ball 22 times for 88 yards, includ-
ing a 26-yard touchdown run that
tied him with Georgia's Herschel
Walker on the SEC's all-time rush-
ing touchdown list (49).
"Tim's not trying to be a hero,"


Meyer said. "But we might be
asking him to do too much."
Tebow has already carried
the ball 121 times this season. He
rushed 210 times when he won
the Heisman Trophy as a sopho-
more in 2007.


The mistakes that could be
rationalized against LSU and Ar-
kansas turned into legitimate con-
cerns against Mississippi State.
MSU kept UF out of the end
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15


Man robbed at gunpoint near Norman


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A man was robbed at gunpoint near Nor-
man Hall early Friday morning.
The victim, who was on foot, was ap-
proached at about 3 a.m. by a man who put
a gun to his side and took a small amount of
cash, according to a University Police Depart-
ment press release.


UF linebacker
Dustin Doe (right)
showboats on his
way into the end
zone after picking
off a pass from
MSU quarterback
Tyson Lee. The
defense recorded
three interceptions.
See Story, Page 13.


hooded sweatshirt with pockets in the front.


S The gun is described as a dark semi-auto-
The suspect headed north after the rob- matic handgun.
bery, but police were unable to As a result of the robbery, UPD has in-
On find him, the release said. creased patrols in the area, according to the
Campus He is described as a black release.
man, between 5 feet 9 inches Police are encouraging anyone with infor-
and 6 feet tall with a slim build. mation about the crime to call 352-392-1111.
He was reportedly wearing a gray pullover THOMAS STEWART


2 Alachua residents die in plane crash near Tampa


Three people were killed Friday
when a plane crashed near Zephyrhills.
Pilot Thomas Long, 44, and Alachua
residents Tina Copeland, 46, and her
daughter Cami, 7, were the only pas-
sengers, according to a Pasco County
Sheriff's Office press release.
They left Gainesville in a single-
engine plane and were about 20 miles
north of their destination in Lakeland
when Long said they had an emergen-


cy, said Federal Aviation Administra-
tion spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen.
Air traffic control directed the plane
to the nearest airport in Zephyrhills but
lost contact with the pilot with three
miles to go, Bergen said. The wreckage
was found three-quarters of a mile from
the airport. The National Transporta-
tion Safety Board and the FAA are in-
vestigating the cause of the crash.
KATHERINE BEIN


Students


protest


workers'


wages


THEY DEFENDED
IMMOKALEE WORKERS

By MORGAN WATKINS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Silvia Perez has worked in
the fields picking tomatoes for
17 years.
Perez, 35, usually wakes
up at 4 a.m. to look for work
because she does not have a
steady job. Every day is a new
search for a new employer,
she said.
To make $50 a day, she
must pick 2 1/2 tons of toma-
toes. Because the same field
can be harvested up to four
times, she may reach that
quota during the field's first
harvest but only scrounge up
enough tomatoes during the
fourth harvest to earn $20 for
the day's work.
Perez is one of about 30
members of the Coalition of
Immokalee Workers, a com-
munity-based organization
of Latino, Mayan Indian and
Haitian immigrants employed
in low-wage jobs throughout
Florida.
More than 100 people gath-
ered on the Plaza of Americas
Saturday holding signs and
shouting "Down, down with
exploitation! Up, up with the
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WHAT'S HAPPENING
Boob Cupcakes for Breast
Cancer Awareness Month
Today, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Turlington Plaza
This is your last chance to deco-
rate your own boob cupcake to
commemorate Breast Cancer
Awareness Month with Colleges
Against Cancer. To get involved
in the fight against cancer, visit
www.relayforlife.org/uffl.

Kaleidoscope Month presents
Mr. and Mrs. AASU Pageant
Thursday
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
K-Month is a month-long cel-
ebration of Asian American
Awareness through events and
forums. The pageant will show-
case many hidden talents and
aspects of our culture. Come
learn about a different culture
and its traditions.

International Medical
Outreach's Skate Station fund-
raiser
Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Skate Station Funworks, 1311
NW 76th Blvd.
Help the group help others.
Skating, skating equipment
rentals, a full arcade and use of
batting cages is $10. All money
raised will go toward funding a
medical mission trip this spring
break to Peru.

Gators for HIV Education
(GHIVE) H.O.T. Party
Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m.
Offering free HIV testing in a
more intimate setting, you will
have a chance to meet new peo-
ple at a social gathering. This
month's party is Halloween-
themed, and a prize for the
best dressed will be up for
grabs. There will be free food
and games. Space is limited
to the first 25 guests, so please
RSVP by sending an e-mail to
ghivevp@yahoo.com for more
details.

Taco Dinner
Nov. 3, 6 to 8 p.m.
Campus Christian House
Come for all you can eat for $5
for presold tickets and $7 at the
door. The event is hosted by
Project MASCOT, a mentoring
group for at-risk elementary
school students.

RUB Entertainment presents:
comedian Lachlan Patterson
Nov. 3, 8 to 10 p.m.
Orange and Brew
Stressed from all your exams
and classes? Come out for a
good laugh. Patterson has per-
formed on Comedy Central's
"Live at Gotham."

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One Less Car Day promotes
alternative transportation
Bryanna Hahn has had a bike
for 20 years and never fixed a
flat tire until Friday.
The criminology graduate
student had her chance on Fri-
day during the Fix a Flat Chal-
lenge at the second annual One
Less Car Day, which was spon-
sored by UF's Office of Sustain-
ability.
The celebration promoted the
use of alternative transportation
and asked people to sign up for
the One Less Car Challenge.
The challenge is an online
program in which participants
log their miles using alternative
transportation and earn points,
which can lead to individual or
team prizes at the end of the se-
mester, said Andrea Grossman,
an environmental science junior
and intern at the Office of Sus-
tainability.
The event went from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m. on the Reitz Union
North Lawn.
Passers-by were invited to
go on a scavenger hunt, learn
about alternative transportation
and fix a flat tire.
About 950 students, faculty
and staff have already joined
the challenge.
The goal is to have 2,000 peo-
ple signed up by its end, said
Anna Prizzia, director of the Of-
fice of Sustainability.
For more information, visit-
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3


PETA official pushes vegan diet

He spoke to about 65 people toworkat because
He spoke to a out pe e my heart brought me there," Friedrich
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Jerry was lucky.
The emaciated, crippled steer was
teeming with parasites and was nearly
blind from pinkeye, a common infec-
tion in the close confines of slaughter-
houses.
The 5-month-old calf was rescued
by a People for the Ethical Treatment
of Animals (PETA) investigator and
transferred to a sanctuary, according to
a PETA file.
Other calves aren't as lucky as Jerry.
By the millions, cattle are castrated,
branded and have their horns sliced off
all without anesthesia in the U.S. every
year.
And Bruce Friedrich wants you to
meet them.
Friedrich, vice president of policy
and government affairs for PETA and
producer of PETA's video "Meet Your
Meat," spoke to about 65 people at the
Florida Gym on Saturday about the


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abuse factory farm animals lace and tme
social and environmental benefits of a
vegan diet.
A vegan does not eat animal prod-
ucts, including dairy, eggs, meat and
often honey.
Sponsored by UF's enVeg, an en-
vironmental vegetarian group, to kick
off World Go Vegan Week, Friedrich
"What you are about to see is
beyond your worst nightmares,"
Alec Baldwin
PETA narrator

began his presentation as he discussed
playing football in Oklahoma, where he
joked the two main food groups were
Dairy Queen and McDonald's.
"The idea of not eating meat was
like the idea of not breathing oxygen,"
Friedrich said of his past.
Now a vegan for 22 years and one
of the leading figures in the largest ani-
mal rights organization in the world,
Friedrich's views are different.


Friedrich diverged from speaking
for a few minutes to show the opening
three minutes of "Meet Your Meat," the
video he produced.
"What you are about to see is beyond
your worst nightmares," Alec Baldwin
narrated, as an image of a slaughter-
house worker clubbing a pig flashed
across the screen.
Friedrich was not paid to speak.
Katie Black, a vegan and a UF fresh-
man who attended Friedrich's presen-
tation, said she doesn't remember the
last time she ate meat.
"I always hated the smell of it, the
taste of it, the sight of it," Black said. "I
always knew it was wrong."
Although Black said she learned a
lot from Friedrich's lecture, she said
she would have liked to hear more in-
formation about alternatives for those
who are less familiar with a plant-based
diet.
For more information on PETA or
vegetarianism, go to Meetyourmeat.
com.


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4, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009


Thousands expected at Friends of the Library sale


* THE BOOK SALE LASTS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

By CJ PRUNER
Alligator Writer

Surrounded by buildings
much taller and more pleasing to
the eye, the warehouse at 430-B N
Main St. is easily overlooked.
But this weekend, the ware-
house transformed into the set-
ting for a Gainesville tradition
- the biannual Friends of the
Library book sale, which kicked
off Saturday.
The sale, which offers deals on
donated books, as well as videos,
records, magazines
Local and other literary
News treasures, has been
going on for more
than 50 years. Proceeds benefit
local libraries.
"This is for the people who
love bargains and for people who
love books," said Liz Jones, book
sale volunteer chairwoman.
About 300 volunteers work
year-round to prepare for first
the spring sale and then the fall
sale.
"We go six months non-stop to
make sure this [event] happens,"
she said. "We take two weeks to
say, 'Whew.' Then we're back at
it again."


Although she admits that the
process can be challenging and
taxing, Jones said that the end re-
sult is worth the work.
"I saw a small child who was
so excited to find a first edition
of 'Gulliver's Travels,'" she said.


"That made me happy."
For those with a few minutes
and a pocketful of change, most
prices were in the bargain range.
But for book connoisseurs
which a rich taste, the back sec-
tion housed finely printed, leath-


er-bound editions.
The rest of the books, which
were crammed into towering
shelves and narrow cubbies, are
organized into subjects ranging
from classic literature to cook-
ing.


Kim Withers and Suzanne Waters, a teacher at the Cornerstone Academy, look for books for their daugh-
ters at the Friends of the Library Fall book sale on Saturday.


Most books will be marked
down to half of their listed retail
value on Tuesday and to 10 cents
Wednesday, the final day of the
sale.
But not everyone is holding
out for the best deals.
More than 1,400 people ar-
rived within the first half hour,
and 5,000 to 6,000 people are ex-
pected to attend throughout the
week, according to book sale vol-
unteers.
As the warehouse hummed
with excitement, attendees pil-
laged the towering piles of lit-
erature, grabbing hold of all the
Dickens and Dostoevsky that
their wicker baskets, laundry
hampers or, for those who came
unprepared, their hands could
hold.
Radha Zanzal, a student at
Santa Fe High School, seemed
to be losing the battle with the
weight of the bargains as her jag-
ged collection of fantasy novels
and Disney cassettes swayed back
and forth, threatening to fall.
Zanzal has come to the sale for
the past two years and describes
herself as an avid reader.
She believes the sale is an
untapped treasure and plans to
come back before it ends.
"I brought around $40, and I
just might use it all," she said. "I
can't wait for Wendesday."


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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 5


Breast-shaped cupcakes raise cancer awareness


a THEY RAISED $200.

By ANDREW WYZAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

The phrase "Save second
base!" could be heard throughout
Turlington Plaza Friday when


one of UF's Relay for Life teams
raised breast cancer awareness
and served cupcakes resembling
breasts.
"It's a funny idea to balance
a serious disease," said Jacki
Klutcharch, a public relations
senior and the event's co-chair-
woman for the team.


The team spent about $39 on
cupcakes and additional items
for Friday's event.
They bought
On 100 cupcakes from
Campus Publix, along with
frosting and assort-
ed additions like sprinkles and
chocolate chips.


"This is the second year we've
done this," Klutcharch said.
"I'm not sure how it started
but it's great for marketing pur-
poses."
The cupcakes were not sold
for profit, but the team did accept
donations.
"Our purpose right now is not


to raise money," Klutcharch said.
"It's to raise awareness."
However, they raised about
$200 in donations. They raised
about $89 at a similar event they
held Monday.
A breast cancer survivor was also
in attendance at Friday's event. See
alligator.org for her interview.


Protesters marched to Publix


PROTEST, from page 1

fair food nation!" The demonstra-
tion's purpose was to place pres-
sure against the Aramark Corp.
and Publix Super Markets to pay
a penny more per pound of toma-
toes, as well as to guarantee more
dignified working conditions for
tomato pickers.
Protesters marched from the
Plaza of the Americas to the Reitz
Union, where several speakers, in-
cluding Dave Schneider, a member
of Students for a Democratic Soci-
ety, spoke to the crowd about the
campaign.
"This is a struggle that involves
all of us," Schneider said during his
speech. "The fact that we can walk
into the Reitz and buy a sandwich
that has a tomato on it that more
than likely came from Immoka-
lee we have a connection right
there."
Marchers then made their way
to Gator Comer Dining Center,
where they stood at the front of the


building calling for justice for the
Immokalee workers.
About 30 protesters continued
the trek to the Publix Super Market
on the comer of West University
Avenue and Southwest 34th Street,
while others drove and rejoined
them.
About 100 people marched on
the sidewalk in front of the store,
calling for Publix to listen to their
demands.
Dwaine Stevens, a spokesman
from Publix's division in Jackson-
ville, Fla., said the company buys
tomatoes at a fair market price and
will continue to do business because
they do not set tomato prices.
A delegation of about seven pro-
testers met with Publix officials at
the site to give them letters written
to the manager and several pages
of signatures from supporters of
the cause.
Stevens said he respected their
right to protest and would take the
documents to Publix's corporate of-
fices.


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Student Farmworker Alliance member Richard Blake, 19, leads a group of people protesting Aramark
in the Plaza of the Americas on Saturday afternoon.


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Editorial


Take A Hike

Prepaid won't help those

who need it most
Last week, registration began for parents who want to pur-
chase Florida prepaid college plans for their children.
On its Web site, the organization tried to cover a mas-
sive jump in its prices by saying, "You can't afford to wait any
longer to lock in today's plan prices."
But for many Florida families, it's true: They can't afford it.
In June, UF's Board of Trustees approved to raise tuition
each year until it reaches the national average about $7,000 a
year, compared to Florida's $4,000.
UF can increase its tuition by up to 15 percent each year until
it reaches the national average.
This is called differential tuition.
According to USF's Web site, differential tuition is an extra
fee that gives Florida's research universities UF, FSU, USF,
FIU and UCF money to continue offering competitive aca-
demic programs.
It's not tuition in the traditional sense, as it doesn't directly
fund the classes you're taking each semester like a scholarship
would.
Bright Futures does not cover it.
To cover the differential tuition fees, Florida prepaid offers
an "optional plan." This year, the price of the "optional plan"
soared from $4,600 to $20,000 for an infant that will hopefully
go to college in 18 years.
However, paying differential tuition is not optional.
According to an article in the Sun-Sentinel, "Florida Prepaid
officials estimate that within eight or nine years, students and
parents will pay more in differential tuition than they do in
state-set tuition."
This is because universities can increase differential tuition
every year until their tuitions match the national average, which
is also increasing.
We understand why Florida prepaid raised the cost of its op-
tional plan, but we cannot see how a 300 percent increase is fair
to low- and middle-income families. Their children need and
would benefit from prepaid the most.
The sudden price hike will deter people from buying the op-
tional plan, which seems like it covers the worst-case scenario in
this tuition hike-a-thon.
But what if tuition does not go up by the maximum projected
amount that prepaid is charging? And what if universities don't
increase tuition to meet the national average by the time Ma and
Pa's future academian heads to college?
We did some math (yes, we have been known to do that on
occasion), and the numbers do work out if the worst-case sce-
nario comes true. But we disagree with Florida Prepaid's deci-
sion to increase the cost of the optional plan all at once.
By forcing new participants to essentially foot the whole hy-
pothetical bill of tuition 18 years down the road, it makes the
program basically pointless.
They end up paying the entire cost of sending their children
to college, instead of locking in the current and lower tu-
ition rate.
Florida Prepaid was created to save people money. Now all
it does is allow people to spread out the payments over a longer
period of time instead of paying it right when tuition is due.
However, we're willing to bet that people who are planning
for their children's college 18 years in advance are also capable
of saving that money over the same time period.
The increase in cost reverses the original intent of the pre-
paid program. It is supposed to allow lower income families the
opportunity to send their children to college by paying lower
tuition costs. Instead, it forces participants to pay the higher tu-
ition expected in the future. It doesn't save them any money.
Instead of making college more affordable, this just puts it
further out of reach.


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Column

Obama should get
If Dick Cheney didn't earn the title "Darth" that New
York Times columnist Maureen Dowd bestowed upon
him when in office, he's certainly earned it throughout
his personal life. His raspy, shallow voice that pines to whis-
per, "Luke, I am you father" is quick to criticize the current
administration.
The latest criticism, that the White House is "dithering
while America's armed forces are in danger" as they draft
a new Afghanistan strategy, has been met with strong re-
buke from both the White House and democratic strate-
gists. Cheney, after all, isn't the most popular figure in the
Republican Party, and he can be easily used as a rallying call
for Democrats still rightfully angered by the mess Bush and
Darth left for President Obama to "mop up."
Afghanistan is one of those messes. A farrago of both ne-
cessity and psychological comfort in the immediate months
following Sept. 11, the war in Afghanistan served Obama
valiantly during the campaign, allowing the Democratic can-
didate to play both the dove and hawk, as he supported a full
withdrawal from Iraq and a re-examination of the Afghani-
stan war front.
His decision on Iraq has been well-recorded and well-
received with the American public. But what about Afghani-
stan?
The Afghanistan War, as I've mentioned before, has been
called the war of necessity a war that was reactive, rather
than preemptive. As I've also mentioned before, publicly, it
seems that Obama has two options: Either adopt Gen. Stanley
McChrystal's recommendation of sending 40,000 additional
troops to the region, or adopt Vice President Joe Biden's plan
of withdrawing the majority of troops and applying elite
teams of special forces to root out the al-Qaida holdouts in
Afghanistan and Pakistan.
There are strong cases to be made for both options. There
is also a strong case to be made of a third option, a middle


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his hands dirty
way that straddles both McChrystal's
and Biden's approaches by sending in
20,000 troops with embedded special
forces to the region.
Some now believe the president
favors this third way. Politically, he
Matthew Christ shields himself from Republicans
letters@alligator org antsy to have a reason to label him as
weak on national security, and he lets
true liberals sleep easy knowing their president saved 20,000
troops from deployment.
Going for the third option, seeking the middle way,
and refusing to get his hands dirty, is becoming a hallmark
of Obama's presidency. Try as some conservatives may,
Obama's policies aren't that radical.
Issue ownership is another problem the White House
must confront. Just as his popularity has shown the first hints
of slipping below the 50-point mark, many pundits have
speculated that Obama's lack of definitiveness is to blame.
Likewise, 43's arrogant certitude and Cheney's diabolical
smirk may have hurt the popularity of the last West Wing oc-
cupants. It seems the nuance and consideration that goes into
each decision coming from the Obama White House could
very well keep driving public approval lower.
The American people respect definitiveness, but have
little patience for nuanced policymaking, if only because we
don't understand it. What's more, definitiveness, and "own-
ing" of a war, is required. The president isn't reveling in in-
decisiveness, as Darth is too eager to point out, but is instead
straddling the fence, trying to shape his image as a peace-
maker while waging war.
Mr. President, it's time to put away the mop and get your
hands dirty.
Matthew Christ is a political science sophomore. His column
appears on Wednesdays.


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Letters to the Editor
UF should address asbestos in dorms
There is asbestos in nearly every dorm
on this campus. I live in Tolbert Hall, and
we had exposed asbestos in our trash room
at one time.
Asbestos doesn't just cause health
problems. It causes Mesothelioma, a form
of lung cancer.
People moving into residence halls
should really know about the horrible and
dangerous conditions within, as the only
asbestos notification in all of Tolbert Hall
is an 8-by-11-inch sheet of paper posted in
the laundry room.
I'm sure if parents knew what they were
paying exorbitant rent for their children to
live in, they would rather pay less for off-
campus housing.
In Tolbert Hall, gallons upon gallons of
water are wasted daily due to the nearly
60-year-old faucets that have yet to be
fixed or replaced and when students and
the long waits for hot water.
The water temperature is also wildly


erratic.
Shower Coaches are a waste of money
compared to fixing these problems.
UF also has a habit of watering side-
walks and over-watering young saplings
on a regular basis. Get a brain, UF: You
waste more water than all of your dorm
residents.
Matthew Gilton
UF student



Shower timers are intrusive, wasteful
As if I am not already mentored enough
in my life, the Department of Housing
wants to coach me on my wasteful show-
ering habits after a stressful day at meet-
ings, school and work.
In response to Friday's article on limit-
ing shower times with Shower Coaches, I
claim that they are both a distasteful and
wasteful service for UF.
Privacy is something I don't get much


of anymore, and what's better than an
LCD screen staring at me when I'm trying
to relax from the day's events?
I agree that sustainability is an impor-
tant issue that needs to be addressed and
that many students are wasteful with wa-
ter habits.
Yet, why should the university spend
more than $5,000 to install Shower Coach-
es in all on-campus showers?
I would rather have my tuition dollars
go to a better cause, such as renovating the
Reitz Union.
Showering offers me not only privacy,
but also a means to de-stress myself from
the chaos as a student.
It is one of the only times I can reflect
and think alone without worrying about
my schedule. I did not apply to UF to feel
like I am in ROTC with restrictions on my
personal habits.
In the time-sensitive world that I am a
part of, why do I need another gadget dic-
tating the schedule of my life? Showering


should not be a competition to see who can
set a Guinness World Record.
I might as well drop the Art of Shower-
ing for failing inspection with my 15-min-
ute showers.
When else can I step back from my
busy schedule and forget about the time?
Instead of always being so time-conscious,
I feel that we should live like we're dying,
because sustainability does not merit a
spot on my bucket list.
If Shower Coaches are coming to
UF next year, I will be a firm proponent
against the system. I neither need a univer-
sity-sanctioned timer watching my every
move, nor do I want to feel less productive
at my inability to shower as quickly as my
footprint-conscious peers.
Next time I turn on the lights in the
bathroom, if I see a Shower Coach on the
wall, I will introduce it to a new friend -
the trash can.
David Yakobovitch
UF student


Guest column

Students should demand better wages for Immokalee workers


Students are often insulated from a lot of issues outside
of Gainesville. Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., you have an
opportunity to affect the lives of a tremendous num-
ber of farm workers.
During the off-season, about 90 percent of tomatoes
bought in the U.S. come from Florida, particularly the
fields in a town called Immokalee. Among the companies
that get tomatoes from Florida is our monopolistic campus
food service provider, Aramark Corp.
Tomato pickers in Immokalee are subjected to labor con-
ditions on par with many third-world countries. Over the
course of a 12-hour work day, an Immokalee farm worker
has to pick between 2 and 2 1/2 tons of tomatoes to make
Florida minimum wage.
Worst of all, since 1997 there have been seven convicted


Dave Schneider cases of slavery involving more than
Speaking Out 1,000 Immokalee farm workers, the
most recent of which happened less
than a year ago.
This past Saturday, I was joined by more than 130 stu-
dents, faculty, activists and Immokalee farm workers in
demanding that Aramark negotiate with their represen-
tative organization, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
Right now, Subway, McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell
and several other corporations have agreed to directly pay
a penny more per pound of tomatoes picked to the farm
workers. The coalition is calling on Aramark to do the same
thing.
Because every dining option on campus is owned by Ar-
amark, any student who has eaten on campus has a moral


imperative to assist the coalition in its struggle for justice in
Immokalee. Student Senate heard a resolution in support
of the CIW last month that a majority of Senators from all
three parties voted for. In a bizarre turn of events, the reso-
lution didn't pass because it needed a two-thirds majority.
This Tuesday, Senate is hearing the same resolution
again. Based on the enormous amount of support on Sat-
urday, I'm not alone in demanding that Senate vote over-
whelmingly to demand that Aramark negotiate with the
Coalition of Immokalee Workers to bring an end to the
abuses and exploitation in Immokalee.
Come out at 7:30 p.m. to Reitz Union Room 282 and tell
Senate that you stand with the Immokalee workers and that
you won't tolerate these human rights abuses any longer.
Dave Schneider is the Progress Party president.


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Festival features Asian life


By MARIA PIQUET
Alligator Contributing Writer

East met West at Gainesville's Heart of
Florida Asian Festival on Sunday.
Held at the historic Thomas Center, the
festival showcased aspects of Asian culture,
including food, music, art and dance, and
allowed Asian-Americans to celebrate their
heritage.
The pounding sounds of Japanese Taiko
drumming, the potent smells of yellow cur-
ry and the prowling neon dragons embod-
ied the different nationalities represented at
the festival.
Sections of the Thomas Center's lawn
were turned into a food court featuring
Asian specialties, a martial arts arena and a
stage where acts such as the Sino Elite Ac-
robatics Group and the UF Bhangra Dance
Club performed.
Inside in the Thomas Center's Spanish
Court, Indian Dance Medley gave audienc-
es a taste of Bollywood dance and the folk
dance Kummi.
In the Long Gallery, guests received an
introduction to Chinese painting and Per-
sian calligraphy.
Stewart Thomas, who said he has been
doing calligraphy his whole life, gave art
demonstrations and tips about the art.
In fluid movements, he painted black
strokes onto sheets of rice paper, creating
Arabic symbols, Koi fish and Gothic letter-
ing.
"There's a lot to be said of calligraphy as
an art form," Thomas said. "Type font used
to be rare. Now it's what is actually done by
hand that is special."
Gail Liuzzo came from Micanopy with
her daughter, Jovanna, 8, to be immersed in


another culture.
With a henna tattoo of a flower delicately
painted on her hand, Jovanna said she espe-
cially liked the Indian culture represented
at the festival.
Liuzzo was impressed by the dancing
Chinese dragons and the performance by
Chinese acrobat Liang.

"There's a lot to be said of cal-
ligraphy as an art form. Type font
used to be rare. Now it's what
is actually done by hand that is
special."
Stewart Thomas
calligrapher

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was on a unicycle balancing plates and
throwing them up with her foot. She actu-
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pop pop pop."
Last year, Gainesville held a similar but
smaller-scale festival that featured only Chi-
nese culture.
After winning Alachua County's Tourist
Product Development grant, the city broad-
ened the scope of the festival to all of Asia.
"That grant allowed us to do a lot of the
things we hoped we would be able to do,"
said David Ballard, Gainesville event coor-
dinator and Heart of Florida festival direc-
tor.
The grant also made free admission to
the festival possible.
The city already reserved the Thomas
Center for the same weekend next year, and
Ballard said the organizers hope to make it
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Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
text (lakewood)@65586
12-9-09-74-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Rates start at $399
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
text (spyglass)@65586
12-9-09-74-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
Studios $459, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
1225 SW 1 Avenue Pets welcome
372-7111 No move-in fees!
12-9-09-75-2

FREE Scooter! Free 42" TV!
Inclusive 2's & 3's Two Miles to UF
Next Ten 2/2's Discounted to $899
Pet Friendly Roommate Match.
1015 NW 21st Ave
HiddenLakeUF.com 374-3866
12-9-09-75-2

Walk to Class!
1brs from $499 150 ft from UF!
Move-in today. FREE parking!
Pets Welcome! No Move-in Fees.
372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave
12-9-09-75-2

$399 FOR EVERYTHING
All Inclusive Student Suites
Roommate Match*Feline Friendly!
42" TV*Astroturf Soccer Field
352-271-3131*GainesvillePlace.com 12-9-
75-2
Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
12-9-09-75-2

*Fully Furnished*AII Inclusive*
Roommate Matching
2 MONTHS FREE
*Brand New* Gated*Upscale 1br-4br*
3000 SW 35th Place
EnclaveUF.com*352.376.0696
12-9-09-75-2

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WALK TO CAMPUS
1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720 www.sunisland.info
Ask about our new pet policy & other specials
12-9-09-75-2


Wake Up 10 Min Before Class
...AND be on time!
Studios from $499, 1s from $575
$0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly
371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-9-09-75-2


We have REAL 1/ls
Dump your roommate & save on gas!
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
575 sq ft, $550 PLUS one month FREE!
300 NW 18 Street
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
400 sq ft, only $450
1600 NW 4 Avenue
BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT
530 sq ft big, only $450
1220 NW 12 Street
No application fee, most pets ok.Call
E.F.N. Properties, 352/371-3636 or email:
Rentals@EFNProperties.com
10-30-09-88-2


Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
rage $445 to $665. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-9-09-75-2


ARBOR
Ask about our move-in specials!
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PL
866-604-7097
M-F 9-6
www.arborgainesville.com
12-9-09-74-2


FOX HOLLOW
Gated Entry
Ask about our move-in specials!
7301 W Univ Ave
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2
877-288-2921
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
12-9-09-74-2


REDUCED 1st Mo 1/2 off! 2/2 off of SW 35th
PI, Close to UF & bus route. Great for grad
students! Building is 3 yrs old w/ only 1 prev
tenant. W/D, D/W, tile & carpet in BDs $800/
mo Avail ASAP, no smokers. (904) 386-6485
10-30-09-66-2


Spacious 1 2 & 3BR $495 & up
C/HA, veritcals, Italian Tile, private patio,
some w/d hookup Some walk to UF. Much
Much more Call 352-332-7700. 11-4-60-2


No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Pine Rush Villas 4117 SW 20th Ave
375-1519 1br/lbth $399 2br/lbth $499
$100 AMEX Card On bus Route
*Reduced rates include 2 months free*
*applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2


No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Homestead Apts 3611 SW 34th St.
376-0828 *Archer Rd. Area"
2BR/1Bth only $499 & 2BR/2Bth only $624
Reduced rates include 2 months free
*applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com*
10-30-09-67-2


1 2, 3, 4BR Apts *LYONS SPECIAL*
w1, 2, 3, 4BR Aps. $99 1st month's rent 377-8797
www.ApartentsnGainesville.com 120975
12-9-75-1







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No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Gator Village Villlas 321 NW 21st Lane
372-3826 1br/1bth $472
NW Gainesville large floor plan patio*
Limited Availability *
Near Downtown off 6th Street
Reduced rates includes 1 month free!
"applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Sunrise Villas 3010 SW 23rd Terr.
372-4835 1br/lbth from $408
Close to Campus/Shands and VA
*2 Month's Free included in special.
$100 AMEX Card
**applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Summer Place Villas 3316 SW 41st PI.
373-2818 1br/1bth $425 (*off SW 34th St.*)
Reduced rates include 2 months free
Near Main Postal Facility and Shopping!
**applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2

1 MONTH FREE RENT
*1BR/1BA walk to UF $460-$475 0 2BR
$525 0 3BR/2BA, fenced yard $1100.
Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-9-09-75-2

ONE MONTH FREE RENT!
1 & 2 bedrooms located near Hilton
Off of SW 34th Str. Close to UF
$350 SD some w/ W/D or hkups.
Water & trash incl. Call Now!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-9-09-72-2

2BR/1BA The Oaks Condo by Oaks Mall.
$650, screened-in porch, W/D, community
pool & gym, water & trash included. 321-
948-6327 or americana@cfl.rr.com 10-26-
09-40-2


The Grove Villas
Rental Community
Ask about our Move-in Specials
Gated Community
6400 SW 20th Ave
877-704-2172
12-9-09-50-2

3/2 home in northwest gainesville with fire-
place, large yard, garage. 850 a month. first
and security required. 6431 nw 26th terrace.
Call 352-871-2379. 10-27-30-2

****$550 2BR Washer/Dryer provided;
upstairs; ceiling fans, CHA, quiet, prefer
grad student or professional; greenspace,
parking, close to UF/downtown NW 10th St
352 376 0080 10-29-09-30-2

ONE BLOCK TO UF (WALK TO CLASS)
3 bed 1 1/2 bath House- $1725
3 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utilities)- $1575
1 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utlities)- $645
Near SW 1st & 2nd Ave and SW 12th St.
No dogs (available now or spring semester)
Negotiable lease terms
call 352.337.9600 for more info 10-30-37-2


LARGE 2BR/1BA
Tile floors, except BRs. Covered patio. Close
to Shands. Only $550/mo. 1 yr lease. Call
352-372-3131 12-9-09-41-2

FIRST MONTH FREE MILLRUN CONDO
Close to UF, cute & clean 2BD/2BA,
1000sq ft, storage/laundry room with W/D
hk-ups, pool. Pets considered. Rent $695/
mo Phone (352) 359-8311 11-2-09-20-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $560;
2BR $635 Call for daily specials 352-335-
0420 11-30-09-37-2


WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $560;
1BR $520. Call for daily specials. 352-335-
0420 11-30-09-37-2


3/1 HOUSE FOR RENT GARAGE MADE
TO LARGE ROOM.FENCED YARD,PET
FRIENDLY.WAHSIER/DRYER HOOK
UP.OFF ARCHER ROAD $900.00 MONTH
2555 SW 31ST ST CALL 352-377-8777 10-
27-15-2


The Retreat at Madison Pointe
2/2 $1007, 3/3 Townhome $1092
Vaulted Ceilings-Screened Patio
Garage-W/D-Microwave
2701 NW 23rd Blvd
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
12-9-48-2


HOUSE avail now. 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles to
UF, near the Landings Apts. On UF bus rte.
Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace, cent
H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. Call 327-
2931 or 376-6183 10-30-09-18-2


Studio Condo Utilities INCLUDED!
$575 month $600 security Prairiewood
Condominiums 2490 Sw 14th Drive #20 386-
527-6923 10-26-09-12-2


1Bdrm 1 bath apt, $499/mo. 3320 SW 23rd
Street. Each unit has a private gated court
yard. On bus routes & within 2 miles of
Shands, VA & College of Vet Med. 352 377-
2550 or e-mail paloverde3320@yahoo.com
10-28-09-15-2


Homes available for immediate occupancy!!
Lowpayments!
$49 Deposit!
Call today! 352-378-4411 10-30-09-17-2


HISTORIC APTS Pleasant Street Historic
District. 2BR $850, two 1BRs $625 & $575.
one efficiency $475. Hardwood floors, ceiling
fans, high ceiling & porches. 1st, last, secu-
rity. No dogs. 378-3704 sallygville@aol.com
11-5-09-20-2


PET'S PARADISE
$390 $600. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 11-9-
09-20-2


***WALK TO CLASS@@@
3 blocks to UF, near the Swamp. 3BR/1BA
house. $900/mo Andree Realty 375-2900
10-30-09-14-2


2/2 downtown townhouse(Arlington Square)
sublease for spring. Within easy walking dis-
tance to downtown bars/clubs. Comes with
washer/dryer for $1095. 352-870-5004 10-
27-7-2


HISTORIC DUCKPOND
2BR/1.5BA, 1200 sq ft twnhse in heart of
Duckpond. W/D, great location, very quiet,
great for grad student or prof. 508 NE 4th
Ave. Avail, now. $750/mo. 352-379-4952
11-3-09-15-2


**STUDENTS** 1 bedroom apt in historic
building between UF & downtown. Walk or
bike everywhere. 116 NW 7th Terr. $485/
mth. Call 870-2760. Others available 11-
4-09-15-2


www.AndreeRealty.com
We specialize in rentals, sales & property
management. Try us. 352-375-2900 11-30-
09-30-2


1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to
UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no
pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 10-29-
09-10-2


HISTORIC DUCKPOND
1BR/1BA apt in vintage house. Hardwood
floors,tile, renovated kitchen, quiet, blocks to
downtown $575 per mo. STUDIO $475/mo.
306 NE 6th St. 379-4952 11-6-09-14-2


4BR/2BA HOUSE. Great open living area,
fenced backyard, W/D, close to UF & down-
town. Pets ok. $1050/mo. 1/2 off 1st month
rent. Contact 352-672-1767 10-26-09-5-2


Holiday Special/Big Time Savings
NO MOVE-IN COSTS
Free Rent (Don't Pay Anything until 2010)
Please Hurry...Only Few More Units

Rocky Point Apartments Country Gardens
3100 SW 35th Place 2001 SW 16th Ave
352-376-1619 352-373-4500


Regency Oaks
3230 SW Archer Rd.
352-378-5766


South West Villas
3643 SW 20th Ave
352-336-9000


We Speak Spanish
11-20-09-20-2


3BR 2BA 1019 NW 36th Dr. Quiet neighbor-
hood. Beautiful, sanded hardwood floors,
fenced yard, LR, DR, study, $900/mo. $30/
mo ontime discount. 773-407-1774. 11-19-
09-20-2

First Month Free! Beautiful, spacious 3/2
condo, centrally located 1.5 miles from UF.
VERY LOW UTILITIES!Pool, W/D. Quiet; no
pets, please. Reduced to $975. Exit Realty
Producers 352-316-6842. 10-20-09-7-2

Move in Special: No Security Deposit
2/2 Condo with washer/dryer, screened-
in porch, newer condo, near UF. Shands,
located off 34th & Archer Rd. 2 units
available $750 per month. Call 317-5060
11-5-09-10-2

2 br,2.5 bathroom townhouse. within miles
of shands, uf, and shopping. $699 + utilities
& condo fees. call (321) 591-0273. 10-29-
09-5-2

1/1 in 3/3 in Campus View Condos. 1235
SW 9th Road, 3rd floor unit. Newly built, w/d,
new appliances, Females only please. $515,
from January to July 31st. Can move in early.
Please call 727-776-7098. 11-6-10-2

$550/month Large 2/1 Apt close to UF/
Shands W/D hookup,D/W, balcony No pets
625 SW 11th Ln Call 352-231-3002 or
email hodgeproperties@cox.net 11-16-09-
15-2

FAMILY AREA WITH PETS, OK
Two Bd with Two Full Baths, new carpet, just
painted, new refrigerator. Fenced in back
yard, patio, and large W/D room plus stor-
age. Avail Nov 1st. $660. Only $50 Sec, with
reference. Call Karl 332-5030 11-9-09-10-2


495/month + util. Looking Glass Apts sub-
lease.Private Bedroom + Private Bath in 2/2.
Washer/dryer included. NO move in fees, NO
deposits. No Pets. 2 mins to campus. Perfect
location! Share apt with great female room-
mate. Avail DEC, JAN or possibly sooner if
needed. Call 352-871-0162 10-30-09-6-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-9-75-4


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1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES IN FURNISHED
4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF. $345/mo incl
elec, cable tv, internet, pool, laundry facility.
914 SW 8th Ave. 378-4626 10-30-09-47-4

COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT
$395.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED
NO MOVE IN COST
Call Frances 352-375-8787
Rent Florida Realty
10-28-09-60-4


Female roommate needed for 4/2.5 town-
house, all utilities included, no pets/no smok-
ing, nice environment, Newberry & 1-75,
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 954-557-4769 10-
27-09-15-4


Enjoy A Romatic Old House
Near library downtown. $295-375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
11-6-09-15-4

$525/mo incl rent and utilities in 2/2 Fairmont
Oaks Apt to live w/one female. GLBT friend-
ly. Great apt complex!!! Call (352) 246-1338,
Iv msg. 10-28-09-10-4

Share 2B/2B MH in Cornerstone. Furn rm
avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/mo or $100/
wk util incl. Laundry/cook/clean svc avail.
Near bus/shops. 30 day notice to vacate.
Some pets ok. Call 331-0762 10-26-5-4

1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA avail Jan 1st.
for responsible mature individual. $400-
$800/mo OBO + utils. Brandywine on Archer
Rd. yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566
10-28-09-5-4

$540/m Br in a 4Br/2Ba Next to Emerson
Alumni Hall (203 NW 20th Ter)- Currently 3
males, all students, 2 in Graduate School.
Pets are welcome. Large house with fenced
yard. Call or text (941)374-1515 for more in-
formation. 10-28-09-5-4

SPRING SEMESTER 2010.WALKING
DISTANCE TO CAMPUS. Parkside II town-
house. Female roommate wanted for 1 bdr 1
ba $525.Sue 305-785-7733 10-30-09-5-4

WALK TO UF 1 or 2 rooms in a 4/2 apt.
Ind. leases end 7/31/10. $295/month/room.
No pets. 1740 NW 3rd PL Call 352-231-3002
or email hodgeproperties@cox.net 11-16-
09-15-4


SWEET 2/1 HOUSE
Prive location, 708 NW 10th Ave. includes;
all Utl's, W/D, and Swimming pool. Avail Now
$440. Plus sec. Call Karl 332-5030 11-9-
09-10-4


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 373-
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SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
12-9-74-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 12-9-74-5

AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUC-
TION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL
2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF.
Matt Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
12-9-74-5


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, Campus Realty, 352-219-2879
12-9-74-5

Bank Owned Properties Must Sell!
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
See ALL bank owned homes and condos @
www.allisonables.com/foreclosures
Allison Ables Keller Williams Gainesville
11-2-38-5

***WHY PAY RENT?***
Creekside Villas. 1BR/1BA condo. Only
$69,900. New kitchen, new paint, new floor,
new appliances. Fireplace, near Sam's Club.
Andree Realty 375-2900 10-30-09-14-5


Gator Getaway -Exp old Florida. 20 acre lot 4
miles south of Archer. Century old live oaks,
high &dry, beer & turkey. 15 mins from Gville.
Investment priced $6500/acre. Certified ap-
praisal as of 9/8/09. 352-528-2406 Ten
11-30-09-30-5


BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will
deliver. 12-9-09-74-6

BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-9-09-74-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 12-9-09-74-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 12-9-09-74-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-9-74-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-9-09-74-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-9-09-74-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
9-74-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-9-09-74-6

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-9-74-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$130 352-377-9846.12-9-74-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-9-74-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-9-09-
74-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New
in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6


CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
AC adapters Joel 336-0075
www.pcrecycle.biz 12-9-09-74-7







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12-9-74-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 12-9-74-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-9-09-71-7


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


NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-9-74-9

Did you know that with as little as $40 down
you can be riding a new quality bike today?
Schwinn Shop has the best selection of new
and used bikes. 1225 W University 2 doors
down from Leonardo's 374-2064 11-6-15-9





PARKINGI N G**
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-9-09-74-10


UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370
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$175 & $25, TV stand $25, Bookcases $25ea
or $40pair, Tall rubbermaid outdoor storage
unit $25 CALL 352-219-0079 10-27-5-10




***WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM**
FULL SERVICE REPAIR SHOP 11TH YEAR
OEM + AFTERMARKET PARTS + ACCY'S
HUGE TIRE SELECTION IN STOCK, CALL
FOR PRICES + DISCOUNTS 352-377-6974
12-9-75-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-9-09-75-11

***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-9-09-
75-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271
12-9-09-75-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
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Sports Oivlu, x"y

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Defense holds MSU


without touchdown


Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff
UF linebacker Dustin Doe returns an interception for a touchdown while MSU's Brandon McRae tries to
strip Doe during the Gators' 29-19 win in Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday.


* THE UNIT OUTSCORED THE
BULLDOGS' OFFENSE.

By KYLE MAISTRI
Alligator Staff Writer
kmalstrl@alllgatororg

STARKVILLE, Miss. The fi-
nal score didn't reflect the perfor-
mance of the Florida defense Sat-
urday night at Mississippi State.
The Gators held the Bulldogs'
offense to two field goals, marking
the fourth game this season that
an opponent has not been able to
score an offensive touchdown.
The other 13 points scored by
MSU in UF's 29-19 win came as a
result of two interception returns
for touchdowns by cornerback
Johnthan Banks something
that fired up Florida's defense.
MSU's offense finished with 237
total yards on the game and only
scored three second-half points.
"Guys are emotional, espe-
cially when you get interceptions
for touchdowns," senior line-
backer Ryan Stamper said. "They
get 19 points, it looks like if I
would've just turned on my TV


- it would've looked like the de-
fense wasn't playing well, but you
know we're playing pretty good.
We got turnovers tonight, too."
Three of them to be exact.
Linebackers A.J. Jones and
Dustin Doe each intercepted MSU
quarterback Tyson Lee, with Doe
returning his 23 yards for a touch-
down in the fourth quarter to put
the Gators up 29-13.
Safety Major Wright added
the final interception with 4:01
remaining in the game and ap-
peared to clinch the win.
On the next play, however, UF
quarterback Tim Tebow dropped
back to pass in his own end zone
and threw one of those intercep-
tions for touchdowns that Stamp-
er was talking about, making the
game a lot closer than perhaps it
should have been.
"I was just thinking about how
I messed it up," coach Urban Mey-
er said of the play call to throw the
ball rather than run it. "And a lot
of confidence in our defense."
The defense earned at least that
after holding MSU running back
Anthony Dixon to 53 yards on the
SEE DEFENSE, PAGE 14


Gators excel without Spikes


STARKVILLE, Miss.
Brandon Spikes is the best
player on Florida's defense,
but he isn't the reason the
unit is great.
Obviously, when he is on the
field, the Gators are better.
But even without him, the de-
fense would still be one of the best
in the nation.
The other players have shown
they don't need Spikes on the field
to shut down offenses.
In the three games he has mostly
missed due to injury Tennessee,
Arkansas and Mississippi State -
the defense still led Florida to vic-
tory.
Spikes couldn't play against
MSU because of a groin injury, but
instead of looking like an incom-
plete unit, the defense showed how
many playmakers it has, starting
with the corners.
Joe Haden and Janoris Jenkins


sometimes
can be for-
gotten dur-
ing games
because
theyhaven't
Bobby Callovi made too
Bobby's World many plays
bcallovi@allgator org on passes
this season.
A n dc
And
that's because they haven't had to.
By my count, each of them was
thrown on once when they were in
man coverage Saturday. The Bull-
dogs threw the ball 23 times, and
only twice did the ball get thrown
on the corners.
Teams are learning if they want
to throw the ball, it is better to try to
find other ways to do it because the
comers are going to have their men
on lockdown.
Although Jenkins did have a
SEE BOBBY, PAGE 16


UF takes SEC lead with win


By TYLER JETT
Alligator Writer
tjett@alligatororg

The Gators are back in a fa-
miliar position.
With five wins in the last
six matches, No. 12 Florida
(13-4-2, 7-1-2 Southeastern
Conference) is in control of
the SEC. South Carolina lost
to LSU on Sunday, and now
UF is in first place with one
match left.
Florida's latest win came
Sunday against Arkansas (8-6-
4, 2-6-2 SEC). Despite control-
ling play for most of the game,
UF needed a second-half goal
from Lindsay Thompson to
sneak away with the victory.
The Gators' deciding goal


came in the 64th minute. The
sequence began when senior
Lauren Hyde sent a free kick
from midfield into the penalty
box. After sophomore Sarah
Chapman deflected the ball
with a header, forward McK-
enzie Barney
found Thomp-
son, who was
running in from
Soccer the right wing,
and Thompson
scored from
seven yards out.
The sophomore leads the
team with nine goals and 20
points.
Although the Gators scored
just once, they had several
good opportunities, and they
could have prevailed more


decisively had one of their
three shots that hit the post
found the net instead.
Defending its own side of
the field, Florida succeeded
in keeping the Arkansas at-
tack quiet. The team's shutout
came one game after keeping
LSU off the scoreboard.
"This is when we should
be playing our best soccer,
because we have been playing
together for the last 20 games,"
goalkeeper Katie Fraine said.
Coach Becky Burleigh
points to the effort of UF's
forwards and attacking mid-
fielders as a reason for the im-
proved defense. Earlier in the
season, those players were not
helping the back line enough.
SEE SOCCER, PAGE 16


* ESPN fired baseball analyst Steve Phillips on Sunday after admitting to an af-
fair with a co-worker last week. Anytime you can trade you job and marriage for
an escapade with a homely production assistant, I guess you can't pass it up....
There are reports Mark McGwire will become the Cardinals' new hitting coach.
No word on whether he's bringing an Andro endorsement.


Today's question: How many future
games will UF's defense hold oppo-
nents without an offensive touch-
down?


* UF freshman women's tennis player Allie
Will advanced to the semifinals of the ITA
Regional Championship. Men's doubles duo
Alex Lacroix and Antoine Benneteau ad-
vanced to the finals of the tournament draw.






14, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009


UF VOLLEYBALL

Gators control their own destiny after sweeping Rebels


By ANTHONY CHIANG
Alligator Writer
achiang@alligatororg

After falling two games behind
the Southeastern Conference lead,
Florida knew it had to win all of
its remaining matches to get back
in the race.
But the Gators have done even
better they have won every set
in their last four matches.
Following losses by Kentucky
and LSU earlier in the week, No.
10 UF (16-3, 10-2 Southeastern
Conference) now controls its own
destiny in the race for a 19th con-
secutive conference championship
after it swept Ole Miss (8-14, 2-10
SEC) on Sunday 3-0 (25-18, 25-13,
25-16) to extend its set streak to


12.
After trailing 8-9 in the first
set, UF grabbed the momentum
thanks to a 12-3 run to eventually
win the opening frame.
The Gators wasted no time
in beating the Rebels this time
around after being pushed to five
sets by them earlier in the season.
"No question we are playing
better in the second half of the
season than we were the last time
we played Ole Miss, and that's the
whole game plan to continue to
get better," coach Mary Wise said.
In the first matchup against
Ole Miss, UF was outblocked and
committed 14 service errors to
only one ace, but Sunday it not
only won the blocking battle 9-2, it


also dropped in five aces.
The serving game was terrific
all weekend, as the Gators were
able to pile up a season-high eight
service aces in a
win against Ar-
kansas (11-12,
5-7 SEC) on Fri-
day 3-0 (25-12,
25-18, 25-16).
"It definitely
wise feels really good
for us to serve at
home," junior setter Brynja Rod-
gers said. "A lot of us take a few
steps back behind the baseline,
and at some gyms you don't have
that in the O'Connell Center we
have as much space as we want."
Rodgers played a big part in


the team's successful serving per-
formance, as she tallied up five
service aces on her own during the
weekend.
Although setter Kelly Murphy
only had seven kills against Ar-
kansas, the sophomore responded
with a match-high 14 kills against
Ole Miss on Sunday.
"A lot of it is matchups, and
when Kelly was swinging today,
we felt like she had a good match-
up in terms of the defense Ole Miss
was running against her, so it was
part of the game plan," Wise said.
On Friday, senior libero Elyse
Cusack became the first player in
school history to eclipse the 1,900
digs mark and moved into third
on the all-time SEC digs list.


"Elyse has been the glue to
this team and has anchored the
serve-receive while working with
young players around her," Wise
said. "She is the heart and soul of
this team, and it shows every day
when she goes in to practice."
Now in a three-way tie with
LSU and Tennessee for second
place in the conference, UF is just
one game behind Kentucky with
matchups against all of those
teams still remaining later in the
season.
"It helps motivate us a lot just
knowing that we are in back in it
now," Murphy said. "Everything
just means so much more because
we do have a chance. It's up to us
now."


Florida holds Dixon to less than half


DEFENSE, from page 13
ground, less than half of his season average
of 116.
His previous low was 92 rushing yards
against Auburn.
UF thwarted MSU's running game even
with four regulars held out with injury.
"There's a lot of experience. There's
some grown men on that defense, and they
played well together and they support each
other," Meyer said. "It's a good football
team. With four starters out on defense,
that's something."


Among those held out with injury was
All-America middle linebacker Brandon
Spikes, who came out for pregame war-
mups but couldn't play when the whistle
was blown.
Defensive tackles Lawrence Marsh and
Jaye Howard and defensive end Justin
Trattou were the other three prominent de-
fensive players sidelined for the Gators.
Stamper, who had 13 tackles, filled in for
Spikes in the middle and led a stingy first-
half performance that set the tone for the
rest of the game.
The Bulldogs picked up 74 yards of total


of season average
offense in the first half and went three-and-
out on each of their last four possessions
before the break.
On those final four possessions, MSU
totaled 8 combined yards,
moving backward on two of
those drives.
Yet, UF took a slim 13-10
lead into halftime due to the
Football offense's inability to cap off
drives with touchdowns in
the red zone.
"Our defense is playing well enough
that that score should have been different


with depleted line
at halftime," Meyer said.
The score was close, however, thanks
to red-zone ineptitude and a couple errant
passes. The offense's inability to convert
put more pressure on the defense, but that's
just the way the nation's No. 1 team in total
defense likes it.
"We try to not worry about what the of-
fense is doing because to be honest with
you we pretty much control the game,"
Stamper said. "If they don't score, they
don't win. We control the game, and that's
how we see it. If they don't score, they don't
win, and they didn't score tonight."


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UF scores second TD in

last 15 red zone trips

FOOTBALL, from page 1
zone on its first four trips inside the 20, making the Gators set-
tle for three field goals and forcing a Tebow interception that
Johnthan Banks returned 100 yards for a touchdown right be-
fore halftime. Before Saturday, Tebow had only one intercep-
tion returned for a touchdown Tennessee's Eric Berry did it
in 2007.
UF has now scored just two touchdowns in its last 15 trips
to the red zone.
The Gators, who allowed six sacks against the Razorbacks
last week, gave up three sacks to the Bulldogs.
"I know people are going to take shots," Meyer said. "We're
pressing like crazy. I think the head coach wants to score so
damn bad. We're not used to this."
In wins against Tennessee, LSU, Arkansas and Mississippi
State, Florida has scored just seven offensive touchdowns.
Tebow once again struggled to find options in the passing
game, completing only one pass to a wide receiver other than
Riley Cooper. Deonte Thompson caught a 19-yarder in the first
half.
Tebow missed open receivers several times
against the Bulldogs, including a handful
around the goal line where the Gators failed to
Football punch it in.
"When you're open and you don't get the
ball, of course you're going to be upset," re-
ceiver Brandon James said. "But you don't know what the
quarterback is going through. You don't know what happened
in protection. You're just running your routes. You know that
you're open. You don't know everything else that's going on
in the back end."
The Gators did find some success in the running game, es-
pecially with Chris Rainey, who ran for 90 yards on 12 carries.
Rainey scored the Gators' lone red-zone touchdown from
a traditional I-formation with 9:08 left in the game to put the
Gators up 22-13.
Running back Jeff Demps left the game late in the second
quarter following a neck injury.
Meyer said Sunday that Demps, who wore a brace after the
game, has a sprained neck, and he is probable for next week's
game against Georgia.
The Gators gave credit to Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, who
players said frustrated them with his knowledge of the Florida
offense.
Mullen spent 10 years coaching alongside Meyer and
helped the Gators average more than 40 points per game in
two straight seasons as UF's offensive coordinator before leav-
ing to become the head coach at MSU.
In three seasons under Mullen, Tebow threw for 6,390 yards
and 67 touchdowns and rushed for 2,037 yards with 43 scores.
"He's very frustrated," Meyer said Sunday during a confer-
ence call. "He's used to playing at a certain level. A lot of guys
are frustrated. We go down there (and win by) 10 points on the
road, and it's the same old song and dance as the last couple
weeks."


SSWAMP STUDS
RWith Jeff Demps leaving the game due to a
neck injury, Rainey stepped right up to take
the rushing load. He set a season high in
rushing yards, averaged 7.5 yards a carry and
Chris punched it in from 8 yards out to make it a two-
Rainey score game. If Demps misses significant time,
RB, So. Rainey will need to continue with efforts like this.
12 rush, 90 yds, 1 TD
It had been a quiet season so far for Dunlap, who
exploded against Mississippi State and had his best
game of the season. He had just two sacks entering
the game butfinished the night as UF's season leader.
Perhaps even more impressive was that the junior's Carlos
first two sacks came on MSU third-down attempts. Dunlap
5 tackles (5 solo), 3 tackles for loss(3 sacks) DE, Jr.

Brandon Spikes missed yet another game Saturday,
but Stamper is doing his best to make fans forget all
about No. 51. Stamper led the team in tackles and
played the key position on a unit that allowed only
Ryan six points and 53 rushing yards to Anthony Dixon,
Stamper less than half his average entering the game.
LB, R-Sr. 13 tackles (9 solo), 1 tackle for loss

STANDINGS
T. Tebow 9 R. Cooper- 2
J. Demps 5 C. Dunlap 2
C. Rainey 4 R. Stamper 2
A. Black- 3 C. Sturgis-2
J. Cunningham 3 D. Thompson 2
J. Haden 3 A. Hernandez- 1
B. Spikes 3 Ja. Jenkins 1


SCORE BY QUARTERS


UF 3

MSU 3


TQP THREEEPLAYS 4
Johnthan Banks' 100-yard
interception return for a
touchdown just before halftime.
Dustin Doe's 23-yard
interception return for a
touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Tim Tebow's 26-yard
touchdown run in the second
quarter that tied him with
Herschel Walker for the all-
time SEC mark for rushing
touchdowns.

TURNING POINT 4
Senior linebacker Dustin Doe
grabbed a Tyson Lee pass
deflected by Brandon Hicks
and returned it 23 yards for
a touchdown. Doe's pick-six
widened Florida's lead to 29-
13 with 8:25 left in the game.

KEY STAT 4
Consecutive three-and-outs
4 forced by Florida's defense
to end the first half


1 2 3 4


Final


10 3 13

7 3 6


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Gators dominate pair of meets


* UF DEFEATED SEVEN
OPPONENTS.

By TONI-ANN MILLER
Alligator Writer

Florida's women's swimming
and diving teams had an outstand-
ing weekend all around, dominat-
ing two separate meets and defeat-
ing seven opponents.
Eight of UF's top swimmers
and one diver went to Texas for the
SMU Classic, while the remaining
athletes faced the challenge of win-
ning in Fayetteville, Ark.
In Fayetteville, UF's women re-
sponded and took down Kansas
and Arkansas in the one-day meet.


The Gators defeated the Razorbacks
175-133 and routed the Jayhawks
205-103.
Sophomore Anna-Liisa Pold led
the charge for UF. Pold finished in
the top four in
three individual
races and one
relay.
Swimming Freshman
Corinne Show-
alter also shined
for UF, finishing third in the mile
freestyle and fourth in the 200 back.
Showalter said there was some
pressure entering the meet to show
how they would perform in the
situation.
"We went in confident," Show-
alter said. "We were well prepared,


and we knew what was coming, so
we were ready."
Instead of thinking about the
overall result and the pressure to
perform, Showalter added that the
team focused on each event and did
what the coaches expected.
"We beat people next to us. We
beat people to the wall. We won the
close races," Showalter said. "That's
all the coaches wanted us to do, and
we did it."
In the SMU Classic, UF took
the lead after the first day of com-
petition and didn't look back. Led
by senior Gemma Spofforth and
sophomore Shara Stafford, UF won
the six-team meet with 353 points,
ahead of second place Louisville,
which had 309 points.


Burleigh decides to try multiple lineups


UCC LK, from page 13

"When the ball got behind us, we felt that was
the next line's responsibility as opposed to tracking
back and making it your own responsibility," Bur-
leigh said.
Arkansas' only threat came in the 80th minute
when Fraine jumped to catch the ball. While in the
air, an Arkansas defender pushed Fraine behind the
goal line, but the referees called a foul on the de-
fender.
"It was kind of scary because you never know
what the ref is going to call, because I was techni-
cally across the line," Fraine said.
Burleigh decided to shuffle the team's lineup af-
ter the LSU match to put fresh legs on the field. The
coaches considered having two lineups all season -
one for the first match of the weekend, another for


the second but Burleigh said she never felt ready
to experiment until this weekend.
If they get past the first round, the Gators will use
multiple lineups next week at the SEC Tournament.
Florida was without two of its offensive weapons
for much of the game Sunday. Midfielder Tahnai
Annis sat out with concussion-like symptoms stem-
ming from a collision against LSU.
Freshman Brooke Thigpen, who is tied for second
on the team with 15 points, limped off the field with
a sprained left ankle in the 56th minute.
Burleigh said she is unsure of Thigpen's status for
this week, but she expects Annis to be ready to play
Friday, which could be crucial as the team prepares
for South Carolina.
While four teams can still win the SEC, a Gators
victory against the Gamecocks guarantees them the
conference championship.


BOBBY, from page 13

very uncharacteristic game
against Arkansas when he
gave up two big plays, that
type of performance isn't
likely to happen again.
The run defense had pre-
viously looked susceptible
without Spikes, allowing 100-
yard rushers in the Tennessee
and Arkansas games.
It seemed like the Gators
defense would give up a big
game because Mississippi
State running back Anthony
Dixon entered the weekend
third in the Southeastern
Conference in rushing yards
and had topped the century
mark in five of six games (94
yards in the other).
Instead, Dixon was held
to his worst game of the sea-
son, rushing 15 times for only
53 yards.
A big reason for that was
Ryan Stamper, who moved
over to the middle lineback-
er spot in Spikes' absence.
Stamper made five of his 13
tackles on Dixon rushes.
The redshirt senior's big
game put him ahead of Ha-
den and Ahmad Black as UF's
leading tackler this season.


With Stamper and com-
pany shutting Dixon down,
Bulldogs quarterback Tyson
Lee had more pressure to
make plays. That's where
Carlos Dunlap entered to re-
mind fans why he was con-
sidered one of the best defen-
sive ends in the country in the
preseason.
Dunlap had only two sacks
before the MSU game, and he
now has five.
In addition to the three
sacks, he also batted a pass by
Lee into the air for A.J. Jones
to intercept on the game's
opening drive.
Then, the random play-
maker of the game was Dustin
Doe, who wouldn't have been
on the field much had Spikes
played.
Doe was playing the weak-
side linebacker spot, which
is usually filled by Stamper.
Although Doe's six tackles
aren't overwhelming, his
pick-six put the game away
for the Gators despite his
bone-headed celebration.
UF has big-time players
who make plays when need-
ed all over the defense, and
that's why this is a top unit
and would be with or without
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0the independent florida Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc of Gainesville, Florida VOLUME 103 ISSUE 45 We Inform. You Decide. -0 7Rcyet MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 UF 29 r MSU _19 Tebow struggles in Gators victory By MIKE DIFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mndiferdinan do @aIIiga to r org STARKVILLE, Miss. -Tim Tebow has made a career out of playing hero for the Gators. But Saturday night, it was the Heisman Trophy winner who needed saving. Tebow was 12-of-22 passing for 127 yards and two interceptions in No. 1 Florida's 29-19 win over Mississippi State (3-5, 1-3 Southeastern Conference). "Tim's not trying to be a hero. But we might be asking him to do too much." Urban Meyer UF football coach "I did not coach well tonight," UF coach Urban Meyer said. "I put Tim in some tough situations down in the red zone. Our redzone offense right now is really an issue." UT (7-0, 5-0 SEC) rallied behind a defense that held MSU to 237 total yards and didn't allow an offensive touchdown. Tebow, who had two interceptions returned for touchdowns, declined to talk to the media following the Gators' first win in Starkvillle since 1985. It was the first time in his career that Tebow has been healthy and chose not to speak after a game. Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff UF quarterback Tim Tebow is hit as he throws his second interception during the Gators' 29-19 win against Mississippi State in Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday. The quarterback carried the ball 22 times for 88 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown run that tied him with Georgia's Herschel Walker on the SEC's all-time rushing touchdown list (49). "Tim's not trying to be a hero," Meyer said. "But we might be asking him to do too much." Tebow has already carried the ball 121 times this season. He rushed 210 times when he won the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore in 2007. The mistakes that could be rationalized against LSU and Arkansas turned into legitimate concerns against Mississippi State. MSU kept UF out of the end SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15 Man robbed at gunpoint near Norman A man was robbed at gunpoint near Norman Hall early Friday morning. The victim, who was on foot, was approached at about 3 a.m. by a man who put a gun to his side and took a small amount of cash, according to a University Police Department press release. UF linebacker Dustin Doe (right) showboats on his way into the end zone after picking off a pass from MSU quarterback Tyson Lee. The defense recorded three interceptions. See Story, Page 13. hooded sweatshirt with pockets in the front. The gun is described as a dark semi-autoThe suspect headed north after the robmatic handgun. bery, but police were unable to As a result of the robbery, UPD has inOn find him, the release said. creased patrols in the area, according to the Campus He is described as a black release. man, between 5 feet 9 inches Police are encouraging anyone with inforand 6 feet tall with a slim build. mation about the crime to call 352-392-1111. He was reportedly wearing a gray pullover -THOMAS STEWART 2 Alachua residents die in plane crash near Tampa Three people were killed Friday when a plane crashed near Zephyrhills. Pilot Thomas Long, 44, and Alachua residents Tina Copeland, 46, and her daughter Cami, 7, were the only passengers, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office press release. They left Gainesville in a singleengine plane and were about 20 miles north of their destination in Lakeland when Long said they had an emergency, said Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen. Air traffic control directed the plane to the nearest airport in Zephyrhills but lost contact with the pilot with three miles to go, Bergen said. The wreckage was found three-quarters of a mile from the airport. The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA are investigating the cause of the crash. -KATHERINE BEIN Students protest workers'I wages THEY DEFENDED IMMOKALEE WORKERS By MORGAN WATKINS Alligator Contributing Writer Silvia Perez has worked in the fields picking tomatoes for 17 years. Perez, 35, usually wakes up at 4 a.m. to look for work because she does not have a steady job. Every day is a new search for a new employer, she said. To make $50 a day, she must pick 2 1/2 tons of tomatoes. Because the same field can be harvested up to four times, she may reach that quota during the field's first harvest but only scrounge up enough tomatoes during the fourth harvest to earn $20 for the day's work. Perez is one of about 30 members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a community-based organization of Latino, Mayan Indian and Haitian immigrants employed in low-wage jobs throughout Florida. More than 100 people gathered on the Plaza of Americas Saturday holding signs and shouting "Down, down with exploitation! Up, up with the SEE PROTEST, PAGE 5 Today FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 707 j CLASSIFIEDS 9 Thunder CROSSWORD 11 storms SPORTS 13 85/68 visit www.alligator.org UPD increases patrols in the area

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All money raised will go toward funding a medical mission trip this spring break to Peru. Gators for HIV Education (GHIVE) H.O.T. Party Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. Offering free HIV testing in a more intimate setting, you will have a chance to meet new people at a social gathering. This month's party is Halloweenthemed, and a prize for the best dressed will be up for grabs. There will be free food and games. Space is limited to the first 25 guests, so please RSVP by sending an e-mail to ghivevp@yahoo.com for more details. Taco Dinner Nov. 3, 6 to 8 p.m. Campus Christian House Come for all you can eat for $5 for presold tickets and $7 at the door. The event is hosted by Project MASCOT, a mentoring group for at-risk elementary school students. RUB Entertainment presents: comedian Lachlan Patterson Nov. 3, 8 to 10 p.m. Orange and Brew Stressed from all your exams and classes? Come out for a good laugh. Patterson has performed on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham." Got an event? 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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 3 PETA official pushes vegan diet He spoke to about 65 people came to work at PETA because H e s oke to vo t t pe ple my heart brought me there, Friedrich By JARED MISNER abuse factory farm animals face and the said. Alligator Writer social and environmental benefits of a Friedrich diverged from speaking vegan diet. for a few minutes to show the opening Jerry was lucky. A vegan does not eat animal prodthree minutes of "Meet Your Meat," the The emaciated, crippled steer was ucts, including dairy, eggs, meat and video he produced teeming with parasites and was nearly often honey. "What you are about to see is beyond blein fr paaseye acond nfeay Sponsored by UF's enVeg, an enyour worst nightmares," Alec Baldwin blind from pinkeye, a common infecSosrdb F eegann-narrated, as an image of a slaughtertion in the close confines of slaughtervironmental vegetarian group, to kick narae as ani g a slaher houses. off World Go Vegan Week, Friedrich house worker clubbing a pig flashed across the screen. The 5-month-old calf was rescued "What you are about to see is Friedrich was not paid to speak. by a People for the Ethical Treatment Katie Black, a vegan and a UF freshof Animals (PETA) investigator and beyond your worst nightmares," man who attended Friedrich's presentransferred to a sanctuary, according to Alec Baldwin tation, said she doesn't remember the a PETA file. PETA narrator last time she ate meat. Other calves aren't as lucky as Jerry. "I always hated the smell of it, the By the millions, cattle are castrated, branded and have their horns sliced off began his presentation as he discussed taste of it, the sight of it," Black said. "I all without anesthesia in the U.S. every playing football in Oklahoma, where he always kne t was wrong.e year. Bruce Friedrichjoked the two main food groups Although Black said she learned a eAnd Bruce Friedrich wants you to Dairy Queen and McDonald's. lot from Friedrich's lecture, she said meet them. w"The idea of not eating meat was she would have liked to hear more inFriedrich, vice president of policy like the idea of not breathing oxygen," formation about alternatives for those FriedrFridric said prsien his aslic who are less familiar with a plant-based and government affairs for PETA and Friedrich said of his past. producer of PETA's video "Meet Your Now a vegan for 22 years and one diet. Meat," spoke to about 65 people at the of the leading figures in the largest aniFor more information on PETA or Florida Gym on Saturday about the mal rights organization in the world, vegetarianism, go to Meetyourmeat. Friedrich's views are different. com. Juliana Jimenez/ Alligator Staff PETA official Bruce Friedrich speaks about the benefits of a vegan diet at the Florida Gym Saturday. Don't let the competition pass you by! L By advertising in the Alligator, you will reach over 50,000 readers who are looking for new apartments, condos, furniture, appliances, household items and much more! STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 2009 DEADLINE: October 29 RUN DATE: November 4 GAINESVILLE REAL ESTATE MAP DEADLINE: January 14 RUN DATE: January 20 OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING FAIR DEADLINE: January 29 RUN DATE: February 3 STUDENT LIVING GUIDE 2010 DEADLINE: March 18 RUN DATE: March 24 GAINESVILLE REAL ESTATE MAP DEADLINE: April 2 RUN DATE: April 7 Z C 0I~J 0 0 *~% 05 z Hilton Garden Inn Football Package! Gators vs Gamecocks -November 14th Football Package includes 1 night accommodation & Full Breakfast for up to 4 $118 per night Call to reserve your rooms 803-407-6640 Hilton 434 Columbiana Drive Gard en InnD Columbia, SC 29212 Coluibia/Harbisoii www. colurmbiaharbi son .hgi .com Call your rep today! 352-376-4482 alligator Items needed: ClathingFurniture -Old Cell Phones -Household Items -Toiletries -School Peaceful Paths Supplies.and More. DMESCABUSL NT For any questions or concerns please contact 352-377-5690 for drop-off ocatioUs. Peaceful Paths isan organizations thrat specializes in helping people affectedi by domestic abuse. | Jl

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4, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 Thousands expected at Friends of the Library sale THE BOOK SALE LASTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ByCJ PRUNER Alligator Writer Surrounded by buildings much taller and more pleasing to the eye, the warehouse at 430-B N Main St. is easily overlooked. But this weekend, the warehouse transformed into the setting for a Gainesville tradition -the biannual Friends of the Library book sale, which kicked off Saturday. The sale, which offers deals on donated books, as well as videos, records, magazines Local and other literary News treasures, has been going on for more than 50 years. Proceeds benefit local libraries. "This is for the people who love bargains and for people who love books," said Liz Jones, book sale volunteer chairwoman. About 300 volunteers work year-round to prepare for first the spring sale and then the fall sale. "We go six months non-stop to make sure this [event] happens," she said. "We take two weeks to say, 'Whew.' Then we're back at it again." Although she admits that the process can be challenging and taxing, Jones said that the end result is worth the work. "I saw a small child who was so excited to find a first edition of 'Gulliver's Travels,"' she said. "That made me happy." For those with a few minutes and a pocketful of change, most prices were in the bargain range. But for book connoisseurs which a rich taste, the back section housed finely printed, leather-bound editions. The rest of the books, which were crammed into towering shelves and narrow cubbies, are organized into subjects ranging from classic literature to cooking. Juliana Jimenez/ Alligator Staff Kim Withers and Suzanne Waters, a teacher at the Cornerstone Academy, look for books for their daughters at the Friends of the Library Fall book sale on Saturday. Most books will be marked down to half of their listed retail value on Tuesday and to 10 cents Wednesday, the final day of the sale. But not everyone is holding out for the best deals. More than 1,400 people arrived within the first half hour, and 5,000 to 6,000 people are expected to attend throughout the week, according to book sale volunteers. As the warehouse hummed with excitement, attendees pillaged the towering piles of literature, grabbing hold of all the Dickens and Dostoevsky that their wicker baskets, laundry hampers or, for those who came unprepared, their hands could hold. Radha Zanzal, a student at Santa Fe High School, seemed to be losing the battle with the weight of the bargains as her jagged collection of fantasy novels and Disney cassettes swayed back and forth, threatening to fall. Zanzal has come to the sale for the past two years and describes herself as an avid reader. She believes the sale is an untapped treasure and plans to come back before it ends. "I brought around $40, and I just might use it all," she said. "I can't wait for Wendesday." Tel Aviv University Study Abroad Program Undergraduate Courses: *Middle East Studies *Fine Arts Studies +Management & Economics *Life Sciences Graduate Programs: *Masters in Middle Eastern History *Masters in Conflict Resolution and Mediation *TESOL -Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages STUDy IN TUE MOST XCITN&, VtRANT CtT'( ON EARTFL A7 I LW r wu i *www.telavivuniv.org -All

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 5 Breast-shaped cupcakes raise cancer awareness 0 THEY RAISED $200. By ANDREW WYZAN Alligator Contributing Writer The phrase "Save second base!" could be heard throughout Turlington Plaza Friday when one of UF's Relay for Life teams raised breast cancer awareness and served cupcakes resembling breasts. "It's a funny idea to balance a serious disease," said Jacki Klutcharch, a public relations senior and the event's co-chairwoman for the team. The team spent about $39 on cupcakes and additional items for Friday's event. They bought On 100 cupcakes from Campus Publix, along with frosting and assorted additions like sprinkles and chocolate chips. "This is the second year we've done this," Klutcharch said. "I'm not sure how it started but it's great for marketing purposes." The cupcakes were not sold for profit, but the team did accept donations. "Our purpose right now is not to raise money," Klutcharch said. "It's to raise awareness." However, they raised about $200 in donations. They raised about $89 at a similar event they held Monday. A breast cancer survivor was also in attendance at Friday's event. See alligator.orgfor her interview. Protesters marched to Publix PROTEST, from page 1 fair food nation!" The demonstration's purpose was to place pressure against the Aramark Corp. and Publix Super Markets to pay a penny more per pound of tomatoes, as well as to guarantee more dignified working conditions for tomato pickers. Protesters marched from the Plaza of the Americas to the Reitz Union, where several speakers, including Dave Schneider, a member of Students for a Democratic Society, spoke to the crowd about the campaign. "This is a struggle that involves all of us," Schneider said during his speech. "The fact that we can walk into the Reitz and buy a sandwich that has a tomato on it that more than likely came from Immokalee -we have a connection right there." Marchers then made their way to Gator Corner Dining Center, where they stood at the front of the building calling for justice for the Immokalee workers. About 30 protesters continued the trek to the Publix Super Market on the corner of West University Avenue and Southwest 34th Street, while others drove and rejoined them. About 100 people marched on the sidewalk in front of the store, calling for Publix to listen to their demands. Dwaine Stevens, a spokesman from Publix's division in Jacksonville, Fla., said the company buys tomatoes at a fair market price and will continue to dobusinessbecause they do not set tomato prices. A delegation of about seven protesters met with Publix officials at the site to give them letters written to the manager and several pages of signatures from supporters of the cause. Stevens said he respected their right to protest and would take the documents to Publix's corporate offices. Ana uoni-Lessan / Aiigazor biani Student Farmworker Alliance member Richard Blake, 19, leads a group of people protesting Aramark in the Plaza of the Americas on Saturday afternoon. 352-378-7033 The 171 8 W. Univ. Ave. Bar & Grill HOUSE MONDAYS", $10 All you can drink\ Wells & Draft. DJ JD $ OFF Jiffy Lube Signature Service' It Oil Change No Coupon Needed! No expiration date to remember! Just bring in a valid student ID to any Gainesville Jiffy Lube. 5 area locations. For the Jiffy Lube nearest you please visit jiffylubesoutheast.com Seestorefor moedetails. NotN valid withany theroffer. Resttictins mayapply. Jiffy Lube, the Jiffy Lube design mark and Jiffy Lu be Signature Service' are registered trademarks of Jiffy Lube International, Inc. 02009 Jiffy Lube International, Inc. A gh served. New Class. ot So Much Cash. 5 Drafts Everyday ba@O 1opm-close unday & Monday Tuesday ootball Specials Ladies Night *49 Wings & Oysters -Wings -All you can eat $8.95 *99C Drafts *$1.50 Domestic Bottles -$5 Jager Bombs -$5 Jager Bombs $2 Wells e$3 Calls Thursday Latin Party & Halloween Costume Costest Prizes for Best Dressed *$100 cash -Ist Prize *$50 gift card to CJ's -runner up 375 EER 3501 SW 2nd Ave CalicoJacks.net 371-1675 Smile. Saving lives is not only a goad thing, it makes you feel good too. Plasma Donors Needed Now Please help us help those coping with rare, chronic, genetic diseases. New donors can receive $20 today and $60 this week! Ask about our Specialty Programs! Must be 18 years or older, have valid I.D. along with proof of SS# and local residency Wireless Internet Now Available! Walk-ins Welcome. A Biotest From Noture for Life 1112 N. Main St. Gainesville, FL 32601 352-378-9431

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6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 Take A Hike Prepaid won't help those who need it most ast week, registration began for parents who want to purchase Florida prepaid college plans for their children. On its Web site, the organization tried to cover a massive jump in its prices by saying, "You can't afford to wait any longer to lock in today's plan prices." But for many Florida families, it's true: They can't afford it. In June, UF's Board of Trustees approved to raise tuition each year until it reaches the national average -about $7,000 a year, compared to Florida's $4,000. UF can increase its tuition by up to 15 percent each year until it reaches the national average. This is called differential tuition. According to USF's Web site, differential tuition is an extra fee that gives Florida's research universities -UF, FSU, USF, Fill and UCF -money to continue offering competitive academic programs. It's not tuition in the traditional sense, as it doesn't directly fund the classes you're taking each semester like a scholarship would. Bright Futures does not cover it. To cover the differential tuition fees, Florida prepaid offers an "optional plan." This year, the price of the "optional plan" soared from $4,600 to $20,000 for an infant that will hopefully go to college in 18 years. However, paying differential tuition is not optional. According to an article in the Sun-Sentinel, "Florida Prepaid officials estimate that within eight or nine years, students and parents will pay more in differential tuition than they do in state-set tuition." This is because universities can increase differential tuition every year until their tuitions match the national average, which is also increasing. We understand why Florida prepaid raised the cost of its optional plan, but we cannot see how a 300 percent increase is fair to lowand middle-income families. Their children need and would benefit from prepaid the most. The sudden price hike will deter people from buying the optional plan, which seems like it covers the worst-case scenario in this tuition hike-a-thon. But what if tuition does not go up by the maximum projected amount that prepaid is charging? And what if universities don't increase tuition to meet the national average by the time Ma and Pa's future academian heads to college? We did some math (yes, we have been known to do that on occasion), and the numbers do work out if the worst-case scenario comes true. But we disagree with Florida Prepaid's decision to increase the cost of the optional plan all at once. By forcing new participants to essentially foot the whole hypothetical bill of tuition 18 years down the road, it makes the program basically pointless. They end up paying the entire cost of sending their children to college, instead of locking in the current -and lower -tuition rate. Florida Prepaid was created to save people money. Now all it does is allow people to spread out the payments over a longer period of time instead of paying it right when tuition is due. However, we're willing to bet that people who are planning for their children's college 18 years in advance are also capable of saving that money over the same time period. The increase in cost reverses the original intent of the prepaid program. It is supposed to allow lower income families the opportunity to send their children to college by paying lower tuition costs. Instead, it forces participants to pay the higher tuition expected in the future. It doesn't save them any money. Instead of making college more affordable, this just puts it further out of reach. a l l e independent floida alli gto rR Kristin Bjornsen EDITOR Brian Kelley Jennifer Jenkins MANAGING EDITORS The Alligator encourages comments from readers Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one etter-sized page) They mustbe typed, double-spaced and must includethe author's name, classification and phone number Names wiii be withheld if the writer shows just cause We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, styie and iibei Send letters to ietters@aiiigatororg, bring them to 1105 W University Aye or send them to P0 Box 14257, GainesviIle, FL 32604-2257Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome Questions? Caii 376-4458 Opinions ALLIGATOR www.aIIigato r. org//opinions -1 C ( CC NEW* _-. \S \4 I Obarma should get his hands dirty f Dick Cheney didn't earn the title "Darth" that New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd bestowed upon him when in office, he's certainly earned it throughout his personal life. His raspy, shallow voice that pines to whisper, "Luke, I am you father" is quick to criticize the current administration. The latest criticism, that the White House is "dithering while America's armed forces are in danger" as they draft a new Afghanistan strategy, has been met with strong rebuke from both the White House and democratic strategists. Cheney, after all, isn't the most popular figure in the Republican Party, and he can be easily used as a rallying call for Democrats still rightfully angered by the mess Bush and Darth left for President Obama to "mop up." Afghanistan is one of those messes. A farrago of both necessity and psychological comfort in the immediate months following Sept. 11, the war in Afghanistan served Obama valiantly during the campaign, allowing the Democratic candidate to play both the dove and hawk, as he supported a full withdrawal from Iraq and a re-examination of the Afghanistan war front. His decision on Iraq has been well-recorded and wellreceived with the American public. But what about Afghanistan? The Afghanistan War, as I've mentioned before, has been called the war of necessity -a war that was reactive, rather than preemptive. As I've also mentioned before, publicly, it seems that Obama has two options: Either adopt Gen. Stanley McChrystal's recommendation of sending 40,000 additional troops to the region, or adopt Vice President Joe Biden's plan of withdrawing the majority of troops and applying elite teams of special forces to root out the al-Qaida holdouts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. There are strong cases to be made for both options. There is also a strong case to be made of a third option, a middle way that straddles both McChrystal's and Biden's approaches by sending in 20,000 troops with embedded special forces to the region. _ooe now believe the president favors this third way. Politically, he Matthew Christ shields himself from Republicans Ietters@alligator org antsy to have a reason to label him as weak on national security, and he lets true liberals sleep easy knowing their president saved 20,000 troops from deployment. Going for the third option, seeking the middle way, and refusing to get his hands dirty, is becoming a hallmark of Obama's presidency. Try as some conservatives may, Obama's policies aren't that radical. Issue ownership is another problem the White House must confront. Just as his popularity has shown the first hints of slipping below the 50-point mark, many pundits have speculated that Obama's lack of definitiveness is to blame. Likewise, 43's arrogant certitude and Cheney's diabolical smirk may have hurt the popularity of the last West Wing occupants. It seems the nuance and consideration that goes into each decision coming from the Obama White House could very well keep driving public approval lower. The American people respect definitiveness, but have little patience for nuanced policymaking, if only because we don't understand it. What's more, definitiveness, and "owning" of a war, is required. The president isn't reveling in indecisiveness, as Darth is too eager to point out, but is instead straddling the fence, trying to shape his image as a peacemaker while waging war. Mr. President, it's time to put away the mop and get your hands dirty. Matthezv Christ is a political science sophomore. His column appears on Wednesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. 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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor UF should address asbestos in dorms There is asbestos in nearly every dorm on this campus. I live in Tolbert Hall, and we had exposed asbestos in our trash room at one time. Asbestos doesn't just cause health problems. It causes Mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer. People moving into residence halls should really know about the horrible and dangerous conditions within, as the only asbestos notification in all of Tolbert Hall is an 8-by-11-inch sheet of paper posted in the laundry room. I'm sure if parents knew what they were paying exorbitant rent for their children to live in, they would rather pay less for offcampus housing. In Tolbert Hall, gallons upon gallons of water are wasted daily due to the nearly 60-year-old faucets that have yet to be fixed or replaced and when students and the long waits for hot water. The water temperature is also wildly erratic. Shower Coaches are a A compared to fixing these pr UF also has a habit of walks and over-watering y on a regular basis. Get a waste more water than all residents. Shower timers are intrusi As if I am not already me in my life, the Departme wants to coach me on my ering habits after a stressft ings, school and work. In response to Friday's a ing shower times with Sho claim that they are both a wasteful service for UF. Privacy is something I d of anymore, and what's better than an aste of money LCD screen staring at me when I'm trying oblems. to relax from the day's events? watering sideI agree that sustainability is an imporoung saplings tant issue that needs to be addressed and brain, UF: You that many students are wasteful with waof your dorm ter habits. Yet, why should the university spend Matthew Gilton more than $5,000 to install Shower CoachUF student es in all on-campus showers? I would rather have my tuition dollars go to a better cause, such as renovating the Reitz Union. ve, wasteful Showering offers me not only privacy, ntored enough but also a means to de-stress myself from nt of Housing the chaos as a student. asteful showIt is one of the only times I can reflect I day at meetand think alone without worrying about my schedule. I did not apply to UF to feel rticle on limitlike I am in ROTC with restrictions on my wer Coaches, I personal habits. distasteful and In the time-sensitive world that I am a part of, why do I need another gadget dicon't get much tating the schedule of my life? Showering should not be a competition to see who can set a Guinness World Record. I might as well drop the Art of Showering for failing inspection with my 15-minute showers. When else can I step back from my busy schedule and forget about the time? Instead of always being so time-conscious, I feel that we should live like we're dying, because sustainability does not merit a spot on my bucket list. If Shower Coaches are coming to UF next year, I will be a firm proponent against the system. I neither need a university-sanctioned timer watching my every move, nor do I want to feel less productive at my inability to shower as quickly as my footprint-conscious peers. Next time I turn on the lights in the bathroom, if I see a Shower Coach on the wall, I will introduce it to a new friend the trash can. David Yakobovitch UF student Guest column Students should demand better wages for Immokalee workers Students are often insulated from a lot of issues outside of Gainesville. Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., you have an opportunity to affect the lives of a tremendous number of farm workers. During the off-season, about 90 percent of tomatoes bought in the U.S. come from Florida, particularly the fields in a town called Immokalee. Among the companies that get tomatoes from Florida is our monopolistic campus food service provider, Aramark Corp. Tomato pickers in Immokalee are subjected to labor conditions on par with many third-world countries. Over the course of a 12-hour work day, an Immokalee farm worker has to pick between 2 and 2 1/2 tons of tomatoes to make Florida minimum wage. Worst of all, since 1997 there have been seven convicted Dave Schneider cases of slavery involving more than Speaking Out 1,000 Immokalee farm workers, the most recent of which happened less than a year ago. This past Saturday, I was joined by more than 130 students, faculty, activists and Immokalee farm workers in demanding that Aramark negotiate with their representative organization, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Right now, Subway, McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell and several other corporations have agreed to directly pay a penny more per pound of tomatoes picked to the farm workers. The coalition is calling on Aramark to do the same thing. Because every dining option on campus is owned by Aramark, any student who has eaten on campus has a moral imperative to assist the coalition in its struggle for justice in Immokalee. Student Senate heard a resolution in support of the CIW last month that a majority of Senators from all three parties voted for. In a bizarre turn of events, the resolution didn't pass because it needed a two-thirds majority. This Tuesday, Senate is hearing the same resolution again. Based on the enormous amount of support on Saturday, I'm not alone in demanding that Senate vote overwhelmingly to demand that Aramark negotiate with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to bring an end to the abuses and exploitation in Immokalee. Come out at 7:30 p.m. to Reitz Union Room 282 and tell Senate that you stand with the Immokalee workers and that you won't tolerate these human rights abuses any longer. 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8, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 Festival features Asian life 1 By MARIA PIQUET Alligator Contributing Writer East met West at Gainesville's Heart of Florida Asian Festival on Sunday. Held at the historic Thomas Center, the festival showcased aspects of Asian culture, including food, music, art and dance, and allowed Asian-Americans to celebrate their heritage. The pounding sounds of Japanese Taiko drumming, the potent smells of yellow curry and the prowling neon dragons embodied the different nationalities represented at the festival. Sections of the Thomas Center's lawn were turned into a food court featuring Asian specialties, a martial arts arena and a stage where acts such as the Sino Elite Acrobatics Group and the UF Bhangra Dance Club performed. Inside in the Thomas Center's Spanish Court, Indian Dance Medley gave audiences a taste of Bollywood dance and the folk dance Kummi. In the Long Gallery, guests received an introduction to Chinese painting and Persian calligraphy. Stewart Thomas, who said he has been doing calligraphy his whole life, gave art demonstrations and tips about the art. In fluid movements, he painted black strokes onto sheets of rice paper, creating Arabic symbols, Koi fish and Gothic lettering. "There's a lot to be said of calligraphy as an art form," Thomas said. "Type font used to be rare. Now it's what is actually done by hand that is special." Gail Liuzzo came from Micanopy with her daughter, Jovanna, 8, to be immersed in another culture. With a henna tattoo of a flower delicately painted on her hand, Jovanna said she especially liked the Indian culture represented at the festival. Liuzzo was impressed by the dancing Chinese dragons and the performance by Chinese acrobat Liang. "There's a lot to be said of calligraphy as an art form. Type font used to be rare. Now it's what is actually done by hand that is special." Stewart Thomas calligrapher "It was incredible," Liuzzo said. "She was on a unicycle balancing plates and throwing them up with her foot. She actually caught all of them, three at a time, just pop pop pop." Last year, Gainesville held a similar but smaller-scale festival that featured only Chinese culture. After winning Alachua County's Tourist Product Development grant, the city broadened the scope of the festival to all of Asia. "That grant allowed us to do a lot of the things we hoped we would be able to do," said David Ballard, Gainesville event coordinator and Heart of Florida festival director. The grant also made free admission to the festival possible. The city already reserved the Thomas Center for the same weekend next year, and Ballard said the organizers hope to make it a two-day event. Li Riggs, from the Sino Elite Acrobats of Orlando, spins plates in front of spectators at the Thomas Center Sunday afternoon during the Heart of Florida Asian Festival. I OCL UNiVERSITY OF FLORIDA 1w

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Ideal for visiting scholars, sabbaticals. 352-331-w3183 11-19-09-30-1 CASABLANCA WEST Townhouse near UF, Shands, shopping. Easy access. 2BR/2.5BA; great for student/ family. Only $850/mo; 1st mo rent free & flex terms. Ready to move in! Ed 305-972-6432 11-2-09-15-1 All Inclusive Canopy Apts-Only $465 mth. Relet room in 4/4, Brand new, amazing amenities, 1 mi from UF, www.canopyuf.com. Call Marisa 352-359-1456 for more info. 112-09-14-1 10 For Rent Unfurnished QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo. *1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 213-8798 or mobile 213-3901. 12909-75-2 *LYONS SPECIAL* $99 1st month's rent 377-8797 12-9-09-75-2 1, 2, 3's *SUPER RENT DISCOUNTS! 1BR $509 2BR $579* 3BR $775 HUGE FLOORPLANS! Pets Loved! Bus Stop Pools Green Courtyards! Park Free Across From UF! 335-7275 12-9-09-75-2 Tired of Roommates? Hate Living Far From Everything? Downtown One Bedrooms Now Leasing! Move-in TODAY for only $699! Pool*Free Parking*Blocks to Campus www.arlingtonsquare.org*338.0002 12-9-09-75-2 1 & 2's SPECIAL RATES! 1 BR $459 2BR $539 No Move In Fees! Quiet Beautiful Pools Pets Loved! Park Free Across From UF! 372-7555 12-9-09-75-2 Deluxe, Large 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. 538-2181 lv message 12-9-09-74-2 Quality & Affordability! 1br $559 / 2br $619--$649 3br $749 / 4br $899 W/D, pool, B-ball/tennis courts! We love Pets! Call @ 376-4002 www.apartments.com/pinetreegardens 12-9-09-75-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 12-9-09-74-2 No deposit, No move-in fees!!! Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 These apts kick other apts in the teeth 12-9-75-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-9-09-75-2 Live SECONDS from UF! Studios & 1 Beds from $499 & $575 FREE Parking Near UF NEVER worry about Game Day Parking! 371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com 12-9-09-75-2 Now you can easily MUSEUM WALK submit your classified ad 2/2's -$945 CABLE & WATER Included All Inclusive roommate matching -$606 for print and/or web editions ParknRide Bus Route-Always be on time! right thru our website! 3500 SW 19th Ave*www.museumwalk.com 379-WALK* Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. Come see our 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly *Sign Today, Get up to $1800 Cash Back* www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455 12-9-09-75-2 Best Location & Great Price Large 2/i's available One Month Free & $0 MoveIn Fees 3500 Windmeadows Blvd www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111 12-9-09-75-2 Cobblestone Apartments-NW 23RD BLVD Move in now!!! 3/3 for $336/person. Cable w/HBO and Showtime included! Private Dog Park-Tanning-Fitness Center 352-377-2801 cobblestoneuf.com 12-9-75-2 BIVENS COVE 1/1 -From $649 2/2 -From $699 3/2 -From $824 4/3 -From $1099 Close to UF/Shands Pet Friendly (352) 376-2507 3301 SW 13th Street 12-9-09-75-2 *@@PARKING@@@ Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-9-09-74-2 Madison Pointe NW 23rd Blvd 1/1 $659, 2/2 $699, 3/2 $799 W/D*Screened Patio*Tanning Fitness Center*Full size bball court 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org 12-9-75-2 P OLOS Three Pools! Three Bus Routes! Two Jacuzzis! Business Center! Billards Room! Fitness Center w/ Free weights! Sand Volleyball! Tennis Courts! Basketball Courts! Close to UF, Shands, 1-75, & Shopping! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms for NOW & Fall!!! GREAT SPECIALS!!! 1/1-$684 2/2-$512w/all util 3/3-$399w/all util 2330 SW Williston Rd. www.ThePolosUF.com 352-335-7656 12-9-09-75-2 Huge Private Dog Park 1's from $499 Waive all fees Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza Pet Friendly 376-1248 www.hiddenvillageapt.com 2725 SW 27th Ave 12-9-74-2 1's, 2's and 4's AS BIG AS A HOUSE! Great School Districts Free Personal Training 75SW 75th Street Call 332-7401 129-75-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1's -$659 3/2's -$799 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 12-9-09-75-2 12-9-09-75-2 HUGE 5 BED HOUSE! 3 baths, enclosd front patio W/D, Wood Flooors, Fireplace 3 blocks to UF! Pets welcome! 372-7111 106 NW 10 Street 12-9-09-75-2 LAKEWOOD VILLAS Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Starting at $830 Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer; Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvilllas.com text (lakewood)@65586 12-9-09-74-2 0*SPYGLASS*0 Individual Leases: Furniture Packages Inc Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet; Rates start at $399 Every Unit is an End Unit Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass)@65586 12-9-09-74-2 ACROSS FROM UF! Studios -$459, includes electric! Wood floors available. FREE parking. 1225 SW 1 Avenue Pets welcome 372-7111 No move-in fees! 12-9-09-75-2 FREE Scooter! Free 42" TV! Inclusive 2's & 3's Two Miles to UF Next Ten 2/2's Discounted to $899 Pet Friendly Roommate Match. 1015 NW 21st Ave HiddenLakeUF.com 374-3866 12-9-09-75-2 Walk to Class! 1brs from $499 -150 ft from UF! Move-in today. FREE parking! Pets Welcome! No Move-in Fees. 372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave 12-9-09-75-2 $399 FOR EVERYTHING All Inclusive Student Suites Roommate Match*eline Friendly! 42" TV*Astroturf Soccer Field 352-271-3131*GainesvillePlace.com 75-2 12-9Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 12-9-09-75-2 *Fully Furnished*All Inclusive* Roommate Matching 2 MONTHS FREE *Brand New* Gated*Upscale 1br-4br* 3000 SW 35th Place EnclaveUF.com*352.376.0696 12-9-09-75-2 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. WALK TO CAMPUS 1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600 Sun Bay s Sun Key S Sun Harbor 352-376-6720 www.sunisland.info Ask about our new pet policy & other specials 12-9-09-75-2 Wake Up 10 Min Before Class .AND be on time! Studios from $499, 1s from $575 $0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly 371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com 12-9-09-75-2 We have REAL Ill1s Dump your roommate & save on gas! 3 blocks to UF -GATORNEST 575 sq ft, $550 PLUS one month FREE! 300 NW 18 Street 4 blocks to UF -GATORSIDE 400 sq ft, only $450 1600 NW 4 Avenue BIKE to UF -CENTERPOINT 530 sq ft big, only $450 1220 NW 12 Street No application fee, most pets ok.Call E.F.N. Properties, 352/371-3636 or email: Rentals@EFNProperties.com 10-30-09-88-2 Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price rage $445 to $665. Includes water, sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-9-09-75-2 ARBOR Ask about our move-in specials! Close to UF & Shands 2411 SW 35th PL 866-604-7097 M-F 9-6 www.arborgainesville.com 12-9-09-74-2 FOX HOLLOW Gated Entry Ask about our move-in specials! 7301 W Univ Ave Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2 877-288-2921 www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow 12-9-09-74-2 REDUCED 1st Mo 1/2 off! 2/2 off ofSW 35th PI, Close to UF & bus route. Great for grad students! Builiding is 3 yrs old w/ only 1 prev tenant. W/D, D/W, tile & carpet in BDs $800/ mo Avail ASAP, no smokers. (904) 386-6485 10-30-09-66-2 Spacious 1 2 & 3BR $495 & up C/HA, veritcals, Italian Tile, private patio, some w/d hookup Some walk to UF. Much Much more Call 352-332-7700. 11-4-60-2 No Move-In Cost at any of the following GREMCO Properties!! Available today! Pine Rush Villas 4117 SW 20th Ave 375-1519 1br/1bth -$399 2br/1bth $499 $100 AMEX Card On bus Route *Reduced rates include 2 months free* *applications and additional information available at www.gremco.com** 10-30-09-67-2 No Move-In Cost at any of the following GREMCO Properties!! Available today! Homestead Apts 3611 SW 34th St. 376-0828 *Archer Rd. Area" 2BR/1 Bth only $499 & 2BR/2Bth only $624 Reduced rates include 2 months free *applications and additional information available at www.gremco.com* 10-30-09-67-2

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10, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 For Rent For Rent For RentRo masRelEtt ufunih Rfihmmatd unfur nRsh uFnfurnishedj unfurnished unfulnished No Move-In Cost at any of the following GREMCO Properties!! Available today! Gator Village Villlas 321 NW 21st Lane 372-3826 1 br/1 bth $472 NW Gainesville large floor plan patio* Limited Availability Near Downtown off 6th Street Reduced rates includes 1 month free! *applications and additional information available at www.gremco.com* 10-30-09-67-2 No Move-In Cost at any of the following GREMCO Properties!! Available today! Sunrise Villas 3010 SW 23rd Terr. 372-4835 1br/1lbth from $408 Close to Campus/Shands and VA *2 Month's Free included in special. $100 AMEX Card **applications and additional information available at www.gremco.com* 10-30-09-67-2 No Move-In Cost at any of the following GREMCO Properties!! Available today! Summer Place Villas 3316 SW 41st Pl. 373-2818 1br/1lbth $425 (*off SW 34th St.*) Reduced rates include 2 months free Near Main Postal Facility and Shopping! **applications and additional information available at www.gremco.com** 10-30-09-67-2 1 MONTH FREE RENT *1BR/1BA walk to UF $460-$475 0 2BR $525 0 3BR/2BA, fenced yard $1100. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-9-09-75-2 ONE MONTH FREE RENT! 1 & 2 bedrooms located near Hilton Off of SW 34th Str. Close to UF $350 SD some w/ W/D or hkups. Water & trash incl. Call Now! Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-9-09-72-2 2BR/1BA The Oaks Condo by Oaks Mall. $650, screened-in porch, W/D, community pool & gym, water & trash included. 321948-6327 or americana@cfl.rr.com 10-2609-40-2 The Grove Villas Rental Community Ask about our Move-in Specials Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave 877-704-2172 12-9-09-50-2 3/2 home in northwest gainesville with fireplace, large yard, garage. 850 a month. first and security required. 6431 nw 26th terrace. Call 352-871-2379. 10-27-30-2 000$550 2BR Washer/Dryer provided; upstairs; ceiling fans, CHA, quiet, prefer grad student or professional; greenspace, parking, close to UF/downtown NW 10th St 352 376 0080 10-29-09-30-2 ONE BLOCK TO UF (WALK TO CLASS) 3 bed 1 1/2 bath House$1725 3 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utilities)$1575 1 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utlities)$645 Near SW 1st & 2nd Ave and SW 12th St. No dogs (available now or spring semester) Negotiable lease terms call 352.337.9600 for more info 10-30-37-2 LARGE 2BR/1BA Tile floors, except BRs. Covered patio. Close to Shands. Only $550/mo. 1 yr lease. Call 352-372-3131 12-9-09-41-2 FIRST MONTH FREE MILLRUN CONDO Close to UF, cute & clean 2BD/2BA, 1000sq ft, storage/laundry room with W/D hk-ups, pool. Pets considered. Rent $695/ mo Phone (352) 359-8311 11-2-09-20-2 SERENOLA PINES APTS Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $560; 2BR $635 Call for daily specials 352-3350420 11-30-09-37-2 WOODLAND TERRACE APTS Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $560; 1BR $520. Call for daily specials. 352-3350420 11-30-09-37-2 3/1 HOUSE FOR RENT GARAGE MADE TO LARGE ROOM.FENCED YARD,PET FRIENDLY.WAHSIER/DRYER HOOK UP.OFF ARCHER ROAD $900.00 MONTH 2555 SW 31ST ST CALL 352-377-8777 1027-15-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2 $1007, 3/3 Townhome $1092 Vaulted Ceilings-Screened Patio Garage-W/D-Microwave 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org 12-9-48-2 HOUSE avail now. 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles to UF, near the Landings Apts. On UF bus rte. Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace, cent H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. Call 3272931 or 376-6183 10-30-09-18-2 Studio Condo Utilities INCLUDED! $575 month $600 security Prairiewood Condominiums 2490 Sw 14th Drive #20 386527-6923 10-26-09-12-2 1Bdrm 1 bath apt, $499/mo. 3320 SW 23rd Street. Each unit has a private gated court yard. On bus routes & within 2 miles of Shands, VA & College of Vet Med. 352 3772550 or e-mail paloverde3320@yahoo.com 10-28-09-15-2 Homes available for immediate occupancy!! Lowpayments! $49 Deposit! Call today! 352-378-4411 10-30-09-17-2 HISTORIC APTS Pleasant Street Historic District. 2BR $850, two 1BRs $625 & $575. one efficiency $475. Hardwood floors, ceiling fans, high ceiling & porches. 1st, last, security. No dogs. 378-3704 sallygville@aol.com 11-5-09-20-2 PET'S PARADISE $390 -$600. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 11-909-20-2 *@@WALK TO CLASS@@@ 3 blocks to UF, near the Swamp. 3BR/1BA house. $900/mo Andree Realty 375-2900 10-30-09-14-2 2/2 downtown townhouse(Arlington Square) sublease for spring. Within easy walking distance to downtown bars/clubs. Comes with washer/dryer for $1095. 352-870-5004 1027-7-2 HISTORIC DUCKPOND 2BR/1.5BA, 1200 sq ft twnhse in heart of Duckpond. W/D, great location, very quiet, great for grad student or prof. 508 NE 4th Ave. Avail. now. $750/mo. 352-379-4952 11-3-09-15-2 **STUDENTS** 1 bedroom apt in historic building between UF & downtown. Walk or bike everywhere. 116 NW 7th Terr. $485/ mth. Call 870-2760. Others available 114-09-15-2 www.AndreeRealty.com We specialize in rentals, sales & property management. Try us. 352-375-2900 11-3009-30-2 1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no pets. $470 SID, $470/mo 562-2824 10-2909-10-2 HISTORIC DUCKPOND 1BR/1BA apt in vintage house. Hardwood floorstile, renovated kitchen, quiet, blocks to downtown $575 per mo. STUDIO $475/mo. 306 NE 6th St. 379-4952 11-6-09-14-2 4BR/2BA HOUSE. Great open living area, fenced backyard, W/D, close to UF & downtown. Pets ok. $1050/mo. 1/2 off 1st month rent. Contact 352-672-1767 10-26-09-5-2 Holiday Special/Big Time Savings NO MOVE-IN COSTS Free Rent (Don't Pay Anything until 2010) Please Hurry.Only Few More Units Rocky Point Apartments Country Gardens 3100 SW 35th Place 2001 SW 16th Ave 352-376-1619 352-373-4500 Regency Oaks South West Villas 3230 SW Archer Rd. 3643 SW 20th Ave 352-378-5766 352-336-9000 We Speak Spanish 11-20-09-20-2 3BR 2BA 1019 NW 36th Dr. Quiet neighborhood. Beautiful, sanded hardwood floors, fenced yard, LR, DR, study, $900/mo. $30/ mo ontime discount. 773-407-1774. 11-1909-20-2 First Month Free! Beautiful, spacious 3/2 condo, centrally located 1.5 miles from UF. VERY LOW UTILITIES!Pool, W/D. Quiet; no pets, please. Reduced to $975. Exit Realty Producers 352-316-6842. 10-20-09-7-2 Move in Special: No Security Deposit 2/2 Condo with washer/dryer, screenedin porch, newer condo, near UF. Shands, located off 34th & Archer Rd. 2 units available $750 per month. Call 317-5060 11-5-09-10-2 2 br,2.5 bathroom townhouse. within miles of shands, uf, and shopping. $699 + utilties & condo fees. call (321) 591-0273. 10-2909-5-2 1/1 in 3/3 in Campus View Condos. 1235 SW 9th Road, 3rd floor unit. Newly built, w/d, new appliances, Females only please. $515, from January to July 31st. Can move in early. Please call 727-776-7098. 11-6-10-2 $550/month Large 2/1 Apt close to UF/ Shands W/D hookup,D/W, balcony No pets 625 SW 11th Ln Call 352-231-3002 or email hodgeproperties@cox.net 11-16-0915-2 FAMILY AREA WITH PETS, OK Two Bd with Two Full Baths, new carpet, just painted, new refrigerator. Fenced in back yard, patio, and large W/D room plus storage. Avail Nov 1st. $660. Only $50 Sec, with reference. Call Karl 332-5030 11-9-09-10-2 tI Subleases 495/month + util. Looking Glass Apts sublease.Private Bedroom + Private Bath in 2/2. Washer/dryer included. NO move in fees, NO deposits. No Pets. 2 mins to campus. Perfect location! Share apt with great female roommate. Avail DEC, JAN or possibly sooner if needed. Call 352-871-0162 10-30-09-6-3 Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 12-9-75-4 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. 1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES IN FURNISHED 4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF. $345/mo inc elec, cable tv, internet, pool, laundry facility. 914 SW 8th Ave. 378-4626 10-30-09-47-4 COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $395.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST Call Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 10-28-09-60-4 Female roommate needed for 4/2.5 townhouse, all utilities included, no pets/no smoking, nice environment, Newberry & 1-75, baezwpa@bellsouth.net 954-557-4769 1027-09-15-4 Enjoy A Romatic Old House Near library downtown. $295-375/rm + utils. Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304 11-6-09-15-4 $525/mo incl rent and utilities in 2/2 Fairmont Oaks Apt to live w/one female. GLBT friendly. Great apt complex!!! Call (352) 246-1338, lv msg. 10-28-09-10-4 Share 2B/2B MH in Cornerstone. Furn rm avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/mo or $100/ wk util incl. Laundry/cook/clean svc avail. Near bus/shops. 30 day notice to vacate. Some pets ok. Call 331-0762 10-26-5-4 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA avail Jan 1st. for responsible mature individual. $400$800/mo OBO + utils. Brandywine on Archer Rd. yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 10-28-09-5-4 $540/m -Br in a 4Br/2Ba -Next to Emerson Alumni Hall (203 NW 20th Ter)Currently 3 males, all students, 2 in Graduate School. Pets are welcome. Large house with fenced yard. Call or text (941)374-1515 for more information. 10-28-09-5-4 SPRING SEMESTER 2010.WALKING DISTANCE TO CAMPUS. Parkside 11 townhouse. Female roomate wanted for 1 bdr 1 ba $525.Sue 305-785-7733 10-30-09-5-4 WALK TO UF 1 or 2 rooms in a 4/2 apt. Ind. leases end 7/31/10. $295/month/room. No pets. 1740 NW 3rd PL Call 352-231-3002 or email hodgeproperties@cox.net 11-1609-15-4 SWEET 2/1 HOUSE Prive location, 708 NW 10th Ave. includes; all Utl's, W/D, and Swimming pool. Avail Now $440. Plus sec. Call Karl 332-5030 11-909-10-4 Real Estate 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) SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOS.COM 3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman, Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 12-9-74-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551 12-9-74-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN! THE PALMS -New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, Campus Realty, 352-219-2879 12-9-74-5 Bank Owned Properties -Must Sell! $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$o e $an c www.allisonables.com/foreclosures Allison Ables -Keller Williams Gainesville 11-2-38-5 *OOWHY PAY RENT?OOO Creekside Villas. 1BR/1BA condo. Only $69,900. New kitchen, new paint, new floor, new appliances. Fireplace, near Sam's Club. Andree Realty 375-2900 10-30-09-14-5 Gator Getaway -Exp old Florida. 20 acre lot 4 miles south of Archer. Century old live oaks, high & dry, beer & turkey. 15 mins from Gville. Investment priced $6500/acre. Certified appraisal as of 9/8/09. 352-528-2406 Ten 11-30-09-30-5 Furnishings BED -QUEEN -$120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-9-09-74-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-9-09-74-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-9-09-74-6 BED -KING -$170 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 12-9-09-74-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 12-9-74-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100 (352) 372-7490 12-9-09-74-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 12-9-09-74-6 DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table, 6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New, still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100. Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 129-74-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 12-9-09-74-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 12-9-74-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 12-9-74-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 12-9-74-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-9-0974-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031 SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6 U computers CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops AC adapters Joel 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 12-9-09-74-7 Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551 12-9-74-5 f Roommate NEW~A COfNDfll AlK V UF I

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 11 mputers Bicycles For Sale Autos Wanted 12-9-74-7 Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/ unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/ ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041. www.GatorlandComputers.com 12-9-74-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-9-09-71-7 F Bicycles 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 NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS Best Prices in Town SPIN CYCLE 373-3355 424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN) 12-9-74-9 Did you know that with as little as $40 down you can be riding a new quality bike today? Schwinn Shop has the best selection of new and used bikes. 1225 W University -2 doors down from Leonardo's 374-2064 11-6-15-9 M l For Sale *@@PARKING*** Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-9-09-74-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 12-9-09-75-10 Enroll by 10/31/09 I(A P L A N and get ACAT Science 1-800-KAP-TEST I kaptest.com/mcat Review FREE. .6W 4 Moving Sale -Futon w/mattress $125, TVs $175 & $25, TV stand $25, Bookcases $25ea or $40pair, Tall rubbermaid outdoor storage unit $25 CALL 352-219-0079 10-27-5-10 WJotorcycles, Mopeds ***WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM** FULL SERVICE REPAIR SHOP 11TH YEAR OEM + AFTERMARKET PARTS + ACCY'S HUGE TIRE SELECTION IN STOCK, CALL FOR PRICES + DISCOUNTS 352-377-6974 12-9-75-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Motor Scooter Sales and Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 12-9-09-75-11 ***GatorMoto*** Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-9-0975-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-9-09-75-11 ***www.BuyMyScooter.COM*** Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 12-9-09-75-11 GATORMOTO Gville's #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups avail0 able. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 12-9-09-75-11 000000 SCOOTERS 000000 RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 12-9-75-11 Copyrighted Material F Syndicated Co'ntent .p **SCOOTER RENTALS** Rent for a day, week, semester, or rent to own! Reserve now for Game Day Weekends! NS4L.com 352-336-1271 12-9-09-75-11 2003 BMG Trailblazer Silverfox Scooter 2,323 miles; Red; 49cc; Single cylinder Excellent Condition $900 (includes title and helmet) Contact (727)-793-4752 10-30-5-11 Available from Commercial News Providersl L ffuo EOli en FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS 0 ORunning or not!0 *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS SOver 15 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @215-7987 12-9-75-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-9-75-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. 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Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-9-75-13 BE AN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948 11-6-09-74-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed! VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED to transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-376-6866 ext. 5079 if interested. LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO HELP ME LEARN TO RAKE KNIT A HAT, second and fourth wednesdays of each month. These hats are made for people in Haiti. Come and have fun with Lenora. Call 219-6948. 116-09-74-13 Help Wanted 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 0the independent florida alligator RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER FULL TIME POSITION Sales driven person to train student sales staff in outside newspaper advertising sales. Motivator needed who works well with a constantly changing staff. Duties include training university students in outside newspaper sales, layout and copy writing. Must work well within and meet daily deadlines. Good organizational skills a must. Newspaper ad sales background an advantage. Modest salary, good benefits and excellent working environment. With resume, send cover letter that must include salary requirements, to: General Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator, PO 14257,Gainesville,F 32604 or e-mail to tcarey@alligator.org. No phone calls please. EOE LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? 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Our closing drivers earn $100 per night. Apply @ any of our 8 location or @ gatordominos. com/jobs. 12-9-09-75-14

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12, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 WJ HelpWanted HelpWanted services Personals Entertainment 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 12-9-0982-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 129-09-73-14 Graduate debt-free. Earn cash while attending college. For a confidential interview call 1-800-577-2021 & please leave your name & number TWICE 12-9-68-14 Breakthrough product, everyone wants it, eveyone needs it. 50% commissions paid bi-monthly. For an interview, call 1-800-5772021 12-9-68-14 PT Sales /Leasing Agents Needed Help students find their new apartment! Great pay plus bonuses. Sales experience & outgoing personality required. No real estate exp req (training provided). Send resume, cover letter & avail schedule to hr@trimarkproperties.com 12-9-65-14 We need people to post ads online. Social networking knowledge a plus. Get paid every Friday. For details see paycheckonfriday.com 11-12-45-14 Earn Extra Money. Students needed ASAP. Earn up to $150 per day being a Mystery Shopper. No Experience Required. Call 1-800-722-4791 11-20-41-14 Bartender Openings. Earn $250/day. No Exp req! Will train PT/FT Call 305-929-8559 x850 11-3-0920-14 Quality child caring center is looking for dedicated people who love working with children. FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA in education. Benefits available with FT. Call 377-2290 or 373-1481 11-13-09-27-14 STUDENT WORK GREAT PAY Customer Sales/Service Flex Sched, PT/FT Avail, Work around classes, conditions apply, 352-371-9675 11-12-09-20-14 Telecommunications--Software Engineers/ Programmers C/C++ programmers for Embedded digital TV software (Cable, Satellite, Video over IP). Nagravision has openings in our Atlanta and Gainesville, FL offices. 2-7 years experience. Competitive salaries, benefits, relocation. Send resume or questions to: resumes.atlanta@lw.net 11-25-09-28-14 RETAIL SALES POSITIONPart time position needed ASAP (approx. 2ohrs/week between 10-6:30). RETAIL EXPERIENCE A MUSTsend resume to: scrubsbydesign@gmail.com 10-27-09-514 Help wanted for one serious hardworking and trustworthy UF student. Gen or const labor, exp with electrical & plumbing, carpentry, chainsaw & heavy lifting. Part time flexible hrs. $7-7.50/hr. 327-2931 or 376-6183 10-27-09-4-14 Sun Country Sports is accepting applicaions for Aquatics positions -swim coaches, lifeguards, & more. Applications available online at suncountrysports.com. Fill one out today and bring to either location. 10-29-09-5-14 GROUNDSKEEPER (OPS) Temporary position, flexible hours between 24-40 hours/week. General grounds, labor and handyman work. Duties include mowing, edging, landscaping, and pressure washing. Requires valid drivers' license. Salary $8.50 per hour. Apply in person to fill out an application at the Doyle Conner Building, 1911 SW 34th St., Gainesville, Florida 32608 Deadline to apply: October 30, 2009. Contact Jeff Butler for appointment. FL Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. EOE/AA 10-26-2-14 Health & Fitness. Obtain valuable experience for your future!! Gainesville Health & Fitness Center is looking for highly motivated, responsible, hardworking individuals for the following positions. Floor Instructors Kids' Club Attendants Receptionists Maintenance/Housekeeping We will be holding a Job Fair on Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, October 29th from 9am-1pm both days At 4820 Newberry Road! 10-27-2-14 Full time NANNIES needed for Jan one toddler $10/hr M-F OR 2 elem age $12/ hr M-F + E & wkds; grad students welcome; exp req; Noah's Ark Nanny; send resume, photo, short bio to gnv@nanoneone.com 11-6-09-10-14 NANNY for 1.5 children ages 1 & 2.5 20 hrs/wk; 4hrs/day, variable am/pm Noah's Ark Nanny: resume, photo, class shed, bio to gnv@nanoneone.com 11-6-09-10-14 DAILY AFTER SCHOOL COACH NEEDED M-F -forteenage boywith autism and learning disabilities. Reliable transportation required. Please email resume/inquiry to smasgville@ gmail.com. 10-30-09-5-14 LF serviCes IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 12-9-75-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175 everglade-equestrian.com 12-9-74-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 12-9-09-74-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 12-9-74-15 TLC HORSEBOARD All facilities & amenities, quality instruction; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 12-9-75-15 HORSE BOARDING Hourly work available. 12 x 12 stall -cement block barn. Good grass turnout with room to run! 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Sports MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Defense holds MSU without touchdown Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff UF linebacker Dustin Doe returns an interception for a touchdown while MSU's Brandon McRae tries to strip Doe during the Gators' 29-19 win in Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday. THE UNIT OUTSCORED THE BULLDOGS' OFFENSE. By KYLE MAISTRI Alligator Staff Writer kma istri@alligator org STARKVILLE, Miss. -The final score didn't reflect the performance of the Florida defense Saturday night at Mississippi State. The Gators held the Bulldogs' offense to two field goals, marking the fourth game this season that an opponent has not been able to score an offensive touchdown. The other 13 points scored by MSU in UF's 29-19 win came as a result of two interception returns for touchdowns by cornerback Johnthan Banks -something that fired up Florida's defense. MSU's offense finished with 237 total yards on the game and only scored three second-half points. "Guys are emotional, especially when you get interceptions for touchdowns," senior linebacker Ryan Stamper said. "They get 19 points, it looks like -if I would've just turned on my TV -it would've looked like the defense wasn't playing well, but you know we're playing pretty good. We got turnovers tonight, too." Three of them to be exact. Linebackers A.J. Jones and Dustin Doe each intercepted MSU quarterback Tyson Lee, with Doe returning his 23 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the Gators up 29-13. Safety Major Wright added the final interception with 4:01 remaining in the game and appeared to clinch the win. On the next play, however, UF quarterback Tim Tebow dropped back to pass in his own end zone and threw one of those interceptions for touchdowns that Stamper was talking about, making the game a lot closer than perhaps it should have been. "I was just thinking about how I messed it up," coach Urban Meyer said of the play call to throw the ball rather than run it. "And a lot of confidence in our defense." The defense earned at least that after holding MSU running back Anthony Dixon to 53 yards on the SEE DEFENSE, PAGE 14 Gators excel without Spikes STARKVILLE, Miss. Brandon Spikes is the best player on Florida's defense, but he isn't the reason the unit is great. Obviously, when he is on the field, the Gators are better. But even without him, the defense would still be one of the best in the nation. The other players have shown they don't need Spikes on the field to shut down offenses. In the three games he has mostly missed due to injury -Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi State the defense still led Florida to victory. Spikes couldn't play against MSU because of a groin injury, but instead of looking like an incomplete unit, the defense showed how many playmakers it has, starting with the corners. Joe Haden and Janoris Jenkins A sometimes can be forgotten during games because theyhaven't Bobby Callovi made too Bobby's World many plays bcallovi@alligator org on passes this season. A n d that's because they haven't had to. By my count, each of them was thrown on once when they were in man coverage Saturday. The Bulldogs threw the ball 23 times, and only twice did the ball get thrown on the corners. Teams are learning if they want to throw the ball, it is better to try to find other ways to do it because the corners are going to have their men on lockdown. Although Jenkins did have a SEE BOBBY, PAGE 16 UF takes SEC lead with win By TYLER JETT Alligator Writer tjett@alligator org The Gators are back in a familiar position. With five wins in the last six matches, No. 12 Florida (13-4-2, 7-1-2 Southeastern Conference) is in control of the SEC. South Carolina lost to LSU on Sunday, and now UF is in first place with one match left. Florida's latest win came Sunday against Arkansas (8-64, 2-6-2 SEC). Despite controlling play for most of the game, UF needed a second-half goal from Lindsay Thompson to sneak away with the victory. The Gators' deciding goal came in the 64th minute. The sequence began when senior Lauren Hyde sent a free kick from midfield into the penalty box. After sophomore Sarah Chapman deflected the ball with a header, forward McKenzie Barney found Thompson, who was running in from Soccer the right wing, and Thompson scored from seven yards out. The sophomore leads the team with nine goals and 20 points. Although the Gators scored just once, they had several good opportunities, and they could have prevailed more decisively had one of their three shots that hit the post found the net instead. Defending its own side of the field, Florida succeeded in keeping the Arkansas attack quiet. The team's shutout came one game after keeping LSU off the scoreboard. "This is when we should be playing our best soccer, because we have been playing together for the last 20 games," goalkeeper Katie Frame said. Coach Becky Burleigh points to the effort of UF's forwards and attacking midfielders as a reason for the improved defense. Earlier in the season, those players were not helping the back line enough. SEE SOCCER, PAGE 16 TEEING OFF WITH PHIL KEGLER U ESPN fired baseball analyst Steve Phillips on Sunday after admitting to an affair with a co-worker last week. Anytime you can trade you job and marriage for an escapade with a homely production assistant, I guess you can't pass it up. There are reports Mark McGwire will become the Cardinals' new hitting coach. No word on whether he's bringing an Andro endorsement. POLL QUESTION Today's question: How many future games will UF's defense hold opponents without an offensive touchdown? alligatorSports.org U UF freshman women's tennis player Allie Will advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Regional Championship. Men's doubles duo Alex Lacroix and Antoine Benneteau advanced to the finals of the tournament draw.

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14, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 UF VOLLEYBALL Gators control their own destiny after sweeping Rebels By ANTHONY CHIANG Alligator Writer achiang@alligator org After falling two games behind the Southeastern Conference lead, Florida knew it had to win all of its remaining matches to get back in the race. But the Gators have done even better -they have won every set in their last four matches. Following losses by Kentucky and LSU earlier in the week, No. 10 UF (16-3, 10-2 Southeastern Conference) now controls its own destiny in the race for a 19th consecutive conference championship after it swept Ole Miss (8-14, 2-10 SEC) on Sunday 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-16) to extend its set streak to 12. After trailing 8-9 in the first set, UF grabbed the momentum thanks to a 12-3 run to eventually win the opening frame. The Gators wasted no time in beating the Rebels this time around after being pushed to five sets by them earlier in the season. "No question we are playing better in the second half of the season than we were the last time we played Ole Miss, and that's the whole game plan -to continue to get better," coach Mary Wise said. In the first matchup against Ole Miss, UF was outblocked and committed 14 service errors to only one ace, but Sunday it not only won the blocking battle 9-2, it also dropped in five aces. The serving game was terrific all weekend, as the Gators were able to pile up a season-high eight Wise service aces in a win against Arkansas (11-12, 5-7 SEC) on Friday 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-16). "It definitely feels really good for us to serve at home," junior setter Brynja Rodgers said. "A lot of us take a few steps back behind the baseline, and at some gyms you don't have that -in the O'Connell Center we have as much space as we want." Rodgers played a big part in the team's successful serving performance, as she tallied up five service aces on her own during the weekend. Although setter Kelly Murphy only had seven kills against Arkansas, the sophomore responded with a match-high 14 kills against Ole Miss on Sunday. "A lot of it is matchups, and when Kelly was swinging today, we felt like she had a good matchup in terms of the defense Ole Miss was running against her, so it was part of the game plan," Wise said. On Friday, senior libero Elyse Cusack became the first player in school history to eclipse the 1,900 digs mark and moved into third on the all-time SEC digs list. "Elyse has been the glue to this team and has anchored the serve-receive while working with young players around her," Wise said. "She is the heart and soul of this team, and it shows every day when she goes in to practice." Now in a three-way tie with LSU and Tennessee for second place in the conference, UF is just one game behind Kentucky with matchups against all of those teams still remaining later in the season. "It helps motivate us a lot just knowing that we are in back in it now," Murphy said. "Everything just means so much more because we do have a chance. It's up to us now." Florida holds Dixon to less than half of season average with depleted line DEFENSE, from page 13_ ground, less than half of his season average of 116. His previous low was 92 rushing yards against Auburn. UF thwarted MSU's running game even with four regulars held out with injury. "There's a lot of experience. There's some grown men on that defense, and they played well together and they support each other," Meyer said. "It's a good football team. With four starters out on defense, that's something." Among those held out with injury was All-America middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, who came out for pregame warmups but couldn't play when the whistle was blown. Defensive tackles Lawrence Marsh and Jaye Howard and defensive end Justin Trattou were the other three prominent defensive players sidelined for the Gators. Stamper, who had 13 tackles, filled in for Spikes in the middle and led a stingy firsthalf performance that set the tone for the rest of the game. The Bulldogs picked up 74 yards of total offense in the first half and went three-andout on each of their last four possessions before the break. On those final four possessions, MSU totaled 8 combined yards, moving backward on two of those drives. Yet, UF took a slim 13-10 lead into halftime due to the Football offense's inability to cap off drives with touchdowns in the red zone. "Our defense is playing well enough that that score should have been different at halftime," Meyer said. The score was close, however, thanks to red-zone ineptitude and a couple errant passes. The offense's inability to convert put more pressure on the defense, but that's just the way the nation's No. 1 team in total defense likes it. 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UF scores second TD in last 15 red zone trips FOOTBALL, from page 1 zone on its first four trips inside the 20, making the Gators settle for three field goals and forcing a Tebow interception that Johnthan Banks returned 100 yards for a touchdown right before halftime. Before Saturday, Tebow had only one interception returned for a touchdown -Tennessee's Eric Berry did it in 2007. UF has now scored just two touchdowns in its last 15 trips to the red zone. The Gators, who allowed six sacks against the Razorbacks last week, gave up three sacks to the Bulldogs. "I know people are going to take shots," Meyer said. "We're pressing like crazy. I think the head coach wants to score so damn bad. We're not used to this." In wins against Tennessee, LSU, Arkansas and Mississippi State, Florida has scored just seven offensive touchdowns. Tebow once again struggled to find options in the passing game, completing only one pass to a wide receiver other than Riley Cooper. Deonte Thompson caught a 19-yarder in the first half. Tebow missed open receivers several times against the Bulldogs, including a handful Foobalaround the goal line where the Gators failed to Football punch it in. "When you're open and you don't get the ball, of course you're going to be upset," receiver Brandon James said. "But you don't know what the quarterback is going through. You don't know what happened in protection. You're just running your routes. You know that you're open. You don't know everything else that's going on in the back end." The Gators did find some success in the running game, especially with Chris Rainey, who ran for 90 yards on 12 carries. Rainey scored the Gators' lone red-zone touchdown from a traditional I-formation with 9:08 left in the game to put the Gators up 22-13. Running back Jeff Demps left the game late in the second quarter following a neck injury. Meyer said Sunday that Demps, who wore a brace after the game, has a sprained neck, and he is probable for next week's game against Georgia. The Gators gave credit to Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, who players said frustrated them with his knowledge of the Florida offense. Mullen spent 10 years coaching alongside Meyer and helped the Gators average more than 40 points per game in two straight seasons as UF's offensive coordinator before leaving to become the head coach at MSU. In three seasons under Mullen, Tebow threw for 6,390 yards and 67 touchdowns and rushed for 2,037 yards with 43 scores. "He's very frustrated," Meyer said Sunday during a conference call. "He's used to playing at a certain level. A lot of guys are frustrated. We go down there (and win by) 10 points on the road, and it's the same old song and dance as the last couple weeks." MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 15 Florida PD le Mississippi State '1 0lSWAMP STUDS Chris Rainey RB, So. With Jeff Demps leaving the game due to a neck injury, Rainey stepped right up to take the rushing load. He set a season high in rushing yards, averaged 7.5 yards a carry and punched it in from 8 yards out to make it a twoscore game. If Demps misses significant time, Rainey will need to continue with efforts like this. 12 rush, 90 yds, I TD It had been a quiet season so far for Dunlap, who exploded against Mississippi State and had his best game of the season. He had just two sacks entering the game butfinished the night as UF's season leader. Perhaps even more impressive was that the junior's first two sacks came on MSU third-down attempts. 5 tackles (5 solo), 3 tackles for loss (3 sacks) Carlos Dunlap DE Jr Brandon Spikes missed yet another game Saturday, but Stamper is doing his best to make fans forget all about No. 51. Stamper led the team in tackles and played the key position on a unit that allowed only Ryan six points and 53 rushing yards to Anthony Dixon, Stamper less than half his average entering the game. LB, R-Sr. 13 tackles (9 solo), 1 tackle for loss OSTA N DINGS T. Tebow -9 R. Cooper2 1. Demps -5 C. Dunlap -2 C. Rainey -4 R. Stamper -2 A. Black -3 C. Sturgis -2 J. Cunningham -3 D. Thompson -2 J. Haden -3 A. Hernandez -1 B. Spikes -3 Ia. Jenkins -1 0 SCORE BY QUARTERS UF 3 MSU 3 TLU InP c T H EPL Johnthan Banks' 100-yard S interception return for a touchdown just before halftime. Dustin Doe's 23-yard interception return for a touchdown in the four th quar ter Tim Tebow's 26-yard touchdown run in the second quarter that tied him with Herschel Walker for the alltime SEC mark for rushing touchdowns. TURNING POINT 4 Senior linebacker Dustin Doe grabbed a Tyson Lee pass deflected by Brandon Hicks and returned it 23 yards for a touchdown. 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16, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009 Gators dominate pair of meets 0 UF DEFEATED SEVEN OPPONENTS. By TONI-ANN MILLER Alligator Writer Florida's women's swimming and diving teams had an outstanding weekend all around, dominating two separate meets and defeating seven opponents. Eight of UF's top swimmers and one diver went to Texas for the SMIU Classic, while the remaining athletes faced the challenge of winning in Fayetteville, Ark. In Fayetteville, UF's women responded and took down Kansas and Arkansas in the one-day meet. The Gators defeated the Razorbacks 175-133 and routed the Jayhawks 205-103. Sophomore Anna-Liisa Pold led the charge for UF. Pold finished in the top four in three individual races and one relay. Swimming Freshman Corinne Showalter also shined for UF, finishing third in the mile freestyle and fourth in the 200 back. Showalter said there was some pressure entering the meet to show how they would perform in the situation. "We went in confident," Showalter said. "We were well prepared, and we knew what was coming, so we were ready." Instead of thinking about the overall result and the pressure to perform, Showalter added that the team focused on each event and did what the coaches expected. "We beat people next to us. We beat people to the wall. We won the close races," Showalter said. "That's all the coaches wanted us to do, and we did it." In the SMIU Classic, UF took the lead after the first day of competition and didn't look back. Led by senior Gemma Spofforth and sophomore Shara Stafford, UF won the six-team meet with 353 points, ahead of second place Louisville, which had 309 points. Burleigh decides to try multiple lineups OCCE K, from page 13 "When the ball got behind us, we felt that was the next line's responsibility as opposed to tracking back and making it your own responsibility," Burleigh said. Arkansas' only threat came in the 80th minute when Fraine jumped to catch the ball. While in the air, an Arkansas defender pushed Fraine behind the goal line, but the referees called a foul on the defender. "It was kind of scary because you never know what the ref is going to call, because I was technically across the line," Fraine said. Burleigh decided to shuffle the team's lineup after the LSU match to put fresh legs on the field. The coaches considered having two lineups all season one for the first match of the weekend, another for the second -but Burleigh said she never felt ready to experiment until this weekend. If they get past the first round, the Gators will use multiple lineups next week at the SEC Tournament. Florida was without two of its offensive weapons for much of the game Sunday. Midfielder Tahnai Annis sat out with concussion-like symptoms stemming from a collision against LSU. Freshman Brooke Thigpen, who is tied for second on the team with 15 points, limped off the field with a sprained left ankle in the 56th minute. Burleigh said she is unsure of Thigpen's status for this week, but she expects Annis to be ready to play Friday, which could be crucial as the team prepares for South Carolina. While four teams can still win the SEC, a Gators victory against the Gamecocks guarantees them the conference championship. BOBBY, from page 13 very uncharacteristic game against Arkansas when he gave up two big plays, that type of performance isn't likely to happen again. The run defense had previously looked susceptible without Spikes, allowing 100yard rushers in the Tennessee and Arkansas games. It seemed like the Gators defense would give up a big game because Mississippi State running back Anthony Dixon entered the weekend third in the Southeastern Conference in rushing yards and had topped the century mark in five of six games (94 yards in the other). Instead, Dixon was held to his worst game of the season, rushing 15 times for only 53 yards. A big reason for that was Ryan Stamper, who moved over to the middle linebacker spot in Spikes' absence. Stamper made five of his 13 tackles on Dixon rushes. The redshirt senior's big game put him ahead of Haden and Ahmad Black as UF's leading tackler this season. With Stamper and company shutting Dixon down, Bulldogs quarterback Tyson Lee had more pressure to make plays. That's where Carlos Dunlap entered to remind fans why he was considered one of the best defensive ends in the country in the preseason. Dunlap had only two sacks before the MSU game, and he now has five. In addition to the three sacks, he also batted a pass by Lee into the air for A.J. Jones to intercept on the game's opening drive. Then, the random playmaker of the game was Dustin Doe, who wouldn't have been on the field much had Spikes played. Doe was playing the weakside linebacker spot, which is usually filled by Stamper. Although Doe's six tackles aren't overwhelming, his pick-six put the game away for the Gators despite his bone-headed celebration. UF has big-time players who make plays when needed all over the defense, and that's why this is a top unit and would be with or without Spikes. YOUR HEALTH IS OUR PRIORITY We have medical professionals oncall to assist you around the clock whenever you are ill or injured. Just call us to be in touch with a health expert at any hour. In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1. Call 352-392-1161 U PStudent Health Care Center