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VOLUME 105 ISSUE 23


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Details released


n student murder case


* TWO ARRESTS WERE MADE LAST WEEK.

By ALEXANDER KLAUSNER
Alligator Staff Writer

Newly released documents from the Alachua County
Sheriff's Office detail the evidence and events leading up to
the murder of UF student Saleha Huuda and Wednesday's
arrests of Antonio Drayton and Cassandra Kimbrough.
Drayton, 24, is charged with first-degree murder. Kim-
brough, 42, is charged as his accomplice.
Firefighters discovered Huuda's body Dec. 30 after extin-


gushing a small brushfire off County Road 225.
On Dec. 29, Huuda had exchanged text
messages with Drayton about going over
to his apartment located in Pine Rush Vil-
las off Southwest 20th Avenue.
When Huuda did not respond to Dray-
ton's texts, he believed she was with some-
one else.
At 6 p.m. Dec. 29, Huuda stopped at
Drayton her parent's house to pick up an insurance
card.
It was the last time she was seen alive.


Drayton next appeared at his brother's house in Starke
around 11 p.m. to ask for money. His brother said Drayton
was "anxious," according to the report.
Another witness saw a car that looked like Huuda's leav-
ing the property. The witness said the car had a cheerleading
sticker on the back.
Cell phone records show both Drayton's and Kimbrough's
phones were connecting with a cell phone tower in Starke.
Surveillance cameras at a Starke gas station show a wom-
an resembling Kimbrough buying $2 worth of gas. She was
shown moving to and from Huuda's car.
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Knight fights dirty in Medieval Faire jousting contest


By ALEX ORLANDO
Alligator Writer

His steed is brushed.
The lances are prepped.
And before he puts on his armor,
Sir William Dudley grabs his iPhone
and cranks up the volume of his fa-
vorite heavy metal song.
While "The Other Side" by Un-
sun walls over the speaker in his
tent, he swings open a case the size
of a Buick's trunk and hauls out the
components of his armor. The shoe
polish smell of oiled metal fills the
tent as he pieces his suit together.
Among the helmets, swords and
spare lances scattered around the
tent are a Coleman cooler, a bottle of
sunscreen and a crumpled up Mc-
Donald's bag.
He's geared up and ready, but
he's not a knight yet.
Inside the tent, he's David
Schade, the 34-year-old former UPS
employee who ran away with the
Renaissance 12 years ago.
It was 1999, and he was work-
ing as a part-time actor in the Great
Lakes Medieval Faire and Market-
place in Geneva, Ohio, when he met
up with some of the jousters.
Maybe it was the grade-school
history classes or the Errol Flynn


movies. But when they mentioned
an open spot, he was in.
"Once I got involved with this, it
was like 'I'm never coming back,'"
he said.
And he didn't.
He called his roommate at his
Palm Beach apartment and told her
to put all his belongings in storage.
When his next shift with UPS rolled
around the :.11.. i,'i week, he was
already on the road to the next fair.
From there, it was horse training,
46 weekends of shows a year, and
all the bumps and bruises he could
take.
But most of his injuries aren't
from the closet-
Around rod-sized length
Gainesville of oak barreling
at his chest at lo-
comotive speeds. He got used to the
wrenched ankles, twisted knees and
ruptured disc in his back. It's the
small things that get him.
The index finger on his left hand
lacks its middle knuckle. What start-
ed as a nick from a sword during
practice became a swollen, infected
wound. The infection spread to his
bone and had to be removed. He
was off the horse for 10 weeks.
Last summer, after a 10-pound
SEE JOUST, PAGE 4


Alex Orlando/ Alligator
David Schade, aka Sir William Dudley, jumps off his horse to clobber his opponent during a post-jousting
battle Saturday during the 25th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire.


* UF sophomore
Kenny Boynton
(right) stepped up
to defend Ken-
tucky star Brandon
Knight on the last
play of Florida's
70-68 win Saturday
night in front of a
record crowd.
See Story, Page 13.


Runners dash 2 miles, scarf a dozen doughnuts, sprint back


RALEIGH, N.C. - On your marks, get set,
stuff your face.
About 7,500 people took part in Saturday's
annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh.
The rules are simple and stomach-churning:
run for two miles, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme
doughnuts and then run back along the same
two miles.
That's four miles of running to burn off
about 2,400 calories.
It's for a good cause, though. The race is


operated by students at North Carolina State
University, and it raises money for the North
Carolina Children's Hospital.
Last year, the event took in more than
$55,000.
The race began in 2004 as a dare among
friends.
Only a handful of runners took part in the
beginning, but the race has grown steadily
since then.
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WHAT'S HAPPENING
Graduate Christian Fellowship
Today, 7 p.m.
Reitz Union Room 284
The speaker for February will
be professor B.J. Fregly of the
Mechanical and Aerospace
Engineering Department. All
are invited.

Associated with the Past?
Communist Legacies and
Civic Participation in Post-
Communist Countries
Today, noon
Anderson Hall Room 216
Grigore Pop-Eleches from
Princeton University will pres-
ent a talk about the collapse of
communism. Twenty years lat-
er, scholars roughly agree that
the communist past still mat-
ters. Many questions remain,
however, about exactly how,
when and why the past matters,
especially in terms of political
values and behavior. Sponsored
by the Center for European
Studies and the Ehrlich Chair in
Political Science.

Gainesville Comedy Showcase
Today, 10 p.m.
Gator City
This free benefit roast is for
Chris Cope, who had open-
heart surgery and needs finan-
cial help.

UF Phi Beta Lambda Information
Session
Tuesday, 6:15 p.m.
Matherly Hall Room 118
Students interested in develop-
ing leadership, communication
and team skills should join Phi
Beta Lambda, the collegiate
division of Future Business
Leaders of America. FBLA is
the premier professional busi-
ness organization in the na-
tion. Learn more about the state
conference and how you can
compete, be recognized or win
prizes.

720 Balloon Pop Challenge
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.
Plaza of the Americas
The UF Bateman Team wants to
find out if UF students can pop

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Connecting the Gator Nation
Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
This event will provide stu-
dents with an opportunity
to build their network by
connecting with UF alumni.
It will provide them with
tips on how to best market
themselves and networking
experience to build confi-
dence in these types of situa-
tions. Space is limited to the
first 75 students who RSVP
through Gator CareerLink.
Log in to GCL at crc.ufl.
edu, click on "Events," se-
lect "Workshops" and select
RSVP next to "Connecting
The Gator Nation."

Harness Your Passion
Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Harn Museum
Participants will have the op-
portunity to view student art
as well as the new African tex-
tile exhibit. In addition, other
activities related to the 2010
CRP selection will take place,
and light refreshments will be
served. For more information,
please call New Student and
Family Programs at 352-392-
1261, or e-mail newstudentin-
fo@dso.ufl.edu.

14th Annual Medical College
Forum
Saturday
Reitz Union
Students can learn about the
medical school admissions
process and meet admissions
deans and directors from ev-
ery school in the state and
across the country. Register
online at ufpremed.org/mcf
or at the event.


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Sunday, 6 p.m.
Upper Room Ministries, 3575
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This concert will help the
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CORRECTION
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in an article about the closure
of a dog :I11 i'," business
regarding the city's involve-
ment with an appeal was
misattributed. A phrase and
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Michael Bowe said he was
not prepared for the city to
speak on his behalf. The quote
should be attributed to Bruce
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Life of Jamaican 'icon' celebrated


Feb. 9, 1968: Eleven people, includ-
ing six UF students, are arrested by UPD
during a protest of Dow Chemical Com-
pany's campus recruitment and charged
with trespassing.
About 30 demonstrators sat in the
hall to block UF faculty from returning
to their offices after giving a speech in
support of the company, which manu-
factured napalm for the American forces
in the Vietnam War.
When the demonstrators refused to
leave, an argument ensued, and one
man was sprayed with Mace.

Feb. 7, 1984: Two women from Miami
bike through Gainesville on day three of
a mega-joy ride from Tallahassee to their
hometown.
The women, Marci Hurait and Dristi
Pliske, planted a "tree of peace" near the
Capitol building in Tallahassee and said
they planned to plant another one, 580
miles away, in downtown Miami at the
end of their journey.

Feb. 9, 1998: Gainesville's City Com-
mission gathers to discuss adding sexual
orientation to the city's anti-discrimina-
tion ordinance.
Opponents of the measure say homo-
sexuals are hardly ever discriminated,
and they also say being gay is against
the Bible.
- KAT BEIN


By JESSICA KRAMER
Alligator Contributing Writer

For three culture-infused hours, 66
years of life was celebrated.
As "No Woman, No Cry" blasted from
speakers on the Reitz Union North Lawn,
the life of singer and songwriter Bob Mar-
ley was honored by the Jamaican-Ameri-
can Student Association.
The program, called "One Love: The
Bob Marley Celebration," was held to
commemorate Marley and bring together
people who appreciated his life.
F _I:- Marley was an icon in Jamaica,"


JAMSA member Anna-Kay Forrester said.
"His music and his lyrics impacted Jamai-
ca and all the people that live there."
S People :i11 'i, to
and from the Reitz
Union were drawn to
the celebration by the
music from the speakers
of Barrington Guthrie Jr.
Guthrie is known on the
radio as Mr. Magnum, a
Marley disc jockey from WTMG
Magic 101.3 FM.
This is the fourth year JAMSA has put
on this event. Unfortunately, not as large
of a crowd came out this year, Guthrie


said; other members agreed.
"I expected a bigger turnout," said
Brandon Young, the assistant treasurer of
JAMSA. "Then there's the rain, and there's
the Super Bowl, but people can celebrate
Bob Marley's life wherever they want. In
their homes or with their friends is good,
too."
A poster of a Jamaican flag with a cut-
out of Marley's face was displayed for stu-
dents to take pictures in. Next to it was a
stack of trivia questions about Marley and
his music.
Refreshments and a birthday cake cel-
ebrating Marley's birthday were also pro-
vided by JAMSA.


Mentor program starting for gay students


* 13 MENTORS HAVE
BEEN SELECTED.

By MARISA GOTTESMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Pride Student Union is
working on a mentorship
program in the fall for lesbi-
an, gay, bisexual, transgender
and queer students.
The main goal of the pro-
gram is to get students ac-
quainted with Gainesville
and the LGBTQ community,
said Donnie Fields, the PSU
president.


The concept is twofold.
The first part involves educa-
tional lessons between men-
tors and mentees.
The mentors will be
trained to inform mentees
about the LGBTQ community
on campus and in Gainesville
and answer any questions
individuals may have. The
second part works to create
social events and bonding ex-
periences.
It is a natural progression
for students to want to join
PSU, Fields said.
He is hoping to spark in-
terest in about 30 to 45 new


students through the mentor-
ship program.
"We are learning how to
reach out to students earlier,
and the mentorship program
is a huge step in that direc-
tion," Fields said.
There is a whole area of
art, film and drag
Student that mentors can
Life help mentees find
throughout the
Gainesville community, he
said.
Thirteen mentors have al-
ready been selected.
Annie Homeland, an
18-year-old exploratory ma-


jor, was selected to become a
mentor.
Homeland wants new
students to understand that
being gay in college is differ-
ent from being gay in high
school.
The mentor program gives
freshmen a place to turn for
stability and resources, she
said.
The mentors will be able
to show mentees where to
find other gays, help students
who are questioning their
orientation and provide stu-
dents with someone to talk to
about their concerns.


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Fla. Museum highlights state's ranching history


The Florida Museum of Natural History
opens two exhibits exploring the state's
ranching and cowboy legacy this weekend.
"Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries
of Tradition" and "Florida Cowboys: Keepers
of the Last Frontier, Photographs by Carlton
Ward Jr.," open at 10 a.m. Saturday with a
full slate of activities.
"Visitors can experience the excite-
ment of Florida's cattle ranching culture
through our opening day activities," said
the museum's education coordinator
Kendra Lanza-Kaduce. "The number of
groups scheduled to participate make this
the largest public opening event the Florida
Museum has hosted."
"Florida Cattle Ranching" examines
one of Florida's oldest and economically
significant traditions, from its 16th-century,
Spanish origins to Seminoles, Crackers and
modern-day ranching.
"Florida Cowboys" illustrates the role
ranches play in Florida's economic wealth
and the conservation of nature as well as the
raw beauty of Florida's ranch land.
Today, more than 1 million cattle graze
on 5 million acres of pasture and woodland,


and Florida is one of the top five beef-pro-
ducing states east of the Mississippi River.
Photographer Ward will present three
"walk and talk" tours of his "Florida Cow-
boys" exhibit and discuss the important
conservation role of cattle ranches. "The
exhibit focuses on Florida ranch lands and
culture and the environment it protects,"
Ward said. "It's an unseen and tremendous-
ly important part of Florida."
Outside the museum, visitors will be
able to interact with Florida Cracker Horse
Association members displaying Cracker
cattle and horses.
Visitors can also talk to 19th-century


Florida cattle ranch re-enactors and learn
traditional roping techniques from mem-
bers of the Florida Cattleman's Association.
Award-winning whip poppers from Polk
County are scheduled to present demon-
strations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
"These activities provide a fun way to
explore a significant part of Florida's history
that many of our visitors may not be famil-
iar with," said Darcie MacMahon, Florida
Museum assistant director for exhibits.
Other planned activities include spur-
and saddle-making demonstrations and
displays of antique tools and ranching
equipment collections.
Both exhibits run through May 8, and
the Florida Museum of Natural History is
the last stop on the "Florida Cattle Ranch-
ing" tour.
For more information, visit http://www.
flmnh.ufl.edu/cowboys/.

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"UF Calendar" at www.insideuf.ufl.edu.


Zipcar grows more popular
The University of Florida's Zipcar Pro-
gram recently exceeded 1,000 members.
Students, staff and faculty are invited to
join this car-sharing program for access to
vehicles at multiple locations on campus
available whenever they need them.
Students 18 and older and UF em-
ployees may sign up for memberships at
a discounted rate at www.zipcar.com/ufl
and start driving immediately.

Fundraiser adds Vegas touch
The 22nd annual "A Celebration of
Wine Event" has gone Vegas. The "Vino
Las Vegas" fundraiser will be held from
1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the University of
Florida's Reitz Student Union Grand Ball-
room. It benefits North Central Florida's
public radio station Florida's 89.1 WUFT-
FM. For more information, visit www.
celebrationofwine.org.

Civil rights pioneers speak
Patricia Stephens Due and her hus-
band, civil rights attorney John Due, will
speak about their role in the civil rights
movement in "An Evening with the Dues:
Pioneers in the U.S. Civil Rights Move-
ment," from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 in the
Buddy & Anne MacKay Auditorium in
Pugh Hall. There will be free parking next
to Pugh Hall the evening of the event.
InsideUF is produced by the University
Relations Office for faculty, staff and students.
Editor - Ron Wayne

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4, ALLIGATOR 0 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011


ON CAMPUS

Students pass on


sleep for charity


Max Reed/ Alligator Staff
Freshman Leadership Council members Alyssa Nieves, Brad Skene and Alice Rhee sort clothes donated
for the homeless Saturday night on Turlington Plaza.


By MEREDITH RUTLAND
Alligator Writer

No one slept this year at the Sleep
Out for the Homeless.
The event, hosted by Alpha Phi
Alpha Fraternity Inc., ended around
midnight Saturday due to rain. Be-
fore the shutdown, students danced
to music on Turlington Plaza, ate
free pizza and donated items to the
St. Francis House.
Harmardo Sinclair, president of
the fraternity, said the magnitude of
homelessness in Gainesville is "atro-
cious."
He said the event is one way to
give back, but he knows not every
student would be willing to give up
his or her Saturday night to sleep on
the ground. That's where the party
comes in.
"That's what people come out


for," Sinclair said. "People like food,
people like music, and people like to
dance."
The organization collected about
"It just turns into a full-
blown party."
Danica Rodriguez
director of the Freshman Leader-
ship Council

33bags of -I. :ri-,,, two boxes of toi-
letries, four boxes of food and about
$70.
Danica Rodriguez, director of the
Freshman Leadership Council, said
the collected items will go a long
way to help others.
"It just turns into a full-blown
party," she said. "And the more peo-
ple that come, the most stuff they
bring."


Political experts discuss 2012 candidates, issues


They said Florida will be a major swing state


ByCJ PRUNER
Alligator Staff Writer

For Rod Smith, last November was not a pretty month.
A political neophyte with boatloads of money thwarted his
chance at claiming the Florida lieutenant governor's seat, and
his Democratic colleagues across the state and country were
smacked hard at the polls. He jokingly referred to meeting with
his "political consultants" after the elections - "John Walker,
Jose Cuervo and Jim Beam."
But while speaking Friday at the Hilton University of Flori-
da Conference Center Gainesville alongside many top political
insiders, Smith, the current chairman of the Florida Democratic
Party, made it clear: 2012 would be a whole new game.
Every other year, UF's political science department holds a
conference 1.._ 1. ' .ll r.. , j '.. ... -, political correspondents
and everyone in between are invited to discuss the presidential
and midterm elections from a state and national perspective.
The conference is split into morning and afternoon ses-
sions, with each handling either the presidential or midterm
election.
In the afternoon session, the panel tackled some of the


major questions regarding the next presidential election. The
questions dealt with topics ranging from potential Republican
Party presidential candidates to political issues that could pro-
pel or serve as a roadblock for the Obama administration.
Beth Reinhard, a political correspondent with National
Journal and a former reporter with the Miami Herald, said
the two numbers that determine if Obama
serves another four years are unemploy-
ment and approval rating.
-* AM Another critical factor would be whether
Obama could capture the same diverse elec-
torate he did in 2008. Reinhard said it may
be harder this time around, as he cannot run
as a "candidate of hope and change" from
Smith inside the White House.
While members of the afternoon panel
differed on the various issues, they agreed on the significance
of Florida, traditionally viewed as an election swing state, in
this upcoming election.
"I believe the road to Pennsylvania Avenue starts between
1-75 and I-95," Smith said.
The importance in Florida, Smith said, could be seen in the


GOP's selection of Tampa as a host city for the 2012 Republican
National Convention.
And just who would Republicans nominate in 2012? Mem-
bers of the panel indicated that, as of right now, former Massa-
chusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to be the front-runner.
These assertions, however, were immediately met with
"but..." as panel members emphasized the ever-growing field
of candidates and the months between now and November
2012 to show how nothing was etched in stone.
David Hill, the director of Hill Research Consultants, ex-
pressed some doubts about a Romney campaign holding up,
pointing to his performance in the 2008 Republican primaries.
"Romney was like seeing a bad movie trailer," Hill said. "If
you see a bad 30 seconds, are you going to sit through two and
a half hours?"
Then came the big question: What about Sarah Palm?
David Wolfson, the president of the Tallahassee-based OSI
Research & Consulting, a firm that caters to Republican can-
didates, said it would be unwise to underestimate the power
the outspoken former governor of Alaska could wield in the
primaries.
Smith, however, offered a more tongue-in-cheek take on a
potential Palm run.
"I'm entirely in favor of her getting in." he said.


He is also a professional wrestler


JOUST, from page 1

addition to his 130-pound suit of armor, he
strained his already-present hernia, pulled
his groin and threw out his back in a month.
He hides those under bandages and back
braces when he suits up.
When he passes through the tent's door
flap, on go the helmet, the British accent and
superhero demeanor.
Atop his 16-year-old Clydesdale, Chris-
tine, he's somewhere between Santa Claus
and a firefighter to his waist-high fans.
"The great thing is the magic isn't dead for
them," he says.
Now, he's trotting around the jousting
field on Christine. Time to jeer the crowd;
give them something to "huzzahl" for.
He faces the stands, full of fans .-, -,.I,,i,'
turkey legs, swords and bottles of root beer.
"Now, my friends, you wish victory, and
do you care how?" he asks his audience.
"No," they chime back.
He cocks his head to the side and appears
to swoon.
"I think I'm in love."
The crowd giggles.
And so begins the 30-minute, metal-fisted


slobberknocker. At one point, he jumps off
the horse to clobber his enemy - a move
straight out of professional wrestling.
Schade is no stranger to that. Under the
most recent name, Lance Michaels, he's been
competing in independent pro wrestling
matches around the country almost as long
as he's been jousting.
That's where he learned to play the char-
acter of Sir William. He describes him as "a
guy with a chip on his shoulder, and he wants
everyone to know it."
Around By the end of the show,
Gainesville the crowd is still scream-
ing for Sir William, who
has gone from the losing jouster, to the venge-
ful cheater, to the show's champion.
Still in his battle gear, he takes off his
helmet and lumbers toward the stands. The
crowd circles him, plopping one- and five-
dollar bills into his waiting helmet.
Some corral him for pictures. Others con-
duct post-fight interviews.
A boy walks up - a tin-foil sword in one
hand, his mommy's hand in the other.
"Why do you fight so dirty?" he asks.
Sir William looks down at the boy.
"So I can win, duh."


DNA was found at the scene


HU UDA, from page 1


After searching Huuda's car later,
detectives noticed a strong odor of gas-
oline coming from the back seat and
floorboard.
Around 1:45 a.m. Dec. 30, one wit-
ness attempted to call Huuda's cell
phone. It went straight to voicemail.
After a second call, a woman an-
swered and said Huuda was sleeping
and that she would call him back to-
morrow.
Around 2:15 a.m., a witness travel-
ing to work saw a four-door Nissan
parked in a ditch near where Huuda's
body was discovered.
Also around that time, Drayton's
cell phone was connecting with a tower
that placed him at the location where
Huuda's body was discovered.
At 2:41 a.m., firefighters responded


to the fire and found the body wrapped
in a comforter.
After authorities located Huuda's
car, they were able to find pillow cases
that matched the pattern of the com-
forter that she was wrapped in. Huu-
da's purse was found in the backseat.
Kimbrough signed a sworn state-
ment stating she was with Drayton at
the time of Huuda's death. She also
said she had no involvement in or
knowledge of Huuda's death.
On Jan. 24, Kimbrough changed her
legal name and acquired a new driver's
license with a different date of birth, an
incomplete address and a 6-inch differ-
ence in height.
On Feb. 2, it was found that a napkin
found near the site of Huuda's burned
body contained Drayton's DNA.
That day, the medical examiner re-
ported that Huuda was murdered, but
that it is still unclear how.





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5


Protesters want animals


Man pawns


stolen goods

By KAT BEIN
Alligator Staff Writer

Naquel Hall, 19, could have gotten away
with it, but he forgot to do one important
thing - wait.
On Monday, Jan. 31, Hall pawned a
yellow, black and gray Gary Fisher Super-
caliber mountain bike at City Commission
candidate Richard Selwach's Best Jewelry
& Loan Pawnbroker, located at 523 NW
Third Ave.
Hall signed papers promising the items
were his to sell, according to the Gainesville
police report.
An hour later, Amy Horstmeyer would
come home to find her laundry door kicked
in and her shed broken into. The thief
had taken more than $20,000
Local worth of household items,
News including the mountain bike,
the report stated.
Horstmeyer reported the break-in and
the stolen items to the police.
On Friday, Hall returned to Selwach's
shop to pawn another one of her bikes, the
report stated.
By Saturday night, the police caught
up with Hall and arrested him for six felo-
nies: burglary, grand theft, two charges of
dealing in stolen property and two charges
of providing false information on a pawn
form.


da Department of Environ-
mental Protection's plan to
remove some of the Paynes
Prairie animals, includ-
ing all males, to prevent
inbreeding and keep them
from getting into nearby
properties.
But opponents of the
plan fear the horses and
bison on the prairie would
be handed over to compa-
nies who would have the
animals treated unfairly or
killed.


"I call them pony pimps,"
Grossman said. "[The ani-
mals] will be whipped and
broken, while for decades
they've been free, free,
free."
Melinda Eckert also
drove from Jacksonville to
take part in the demonstra-
tion.
Eckert held a sign out to
passing cars that read "sale
= slaughter."
"I hate to see an animal
taken off of its natural habi-


to stay
tat and disposed of," she
said. "I think it's an act of
injustice."
Olivia Martin, a UF ju-
nior studying wildlife con-
servation, joined the group
and bent down to finish her
homemade sign, coloring in
the words "share our prai-
rie.
"Just from an ethical
standpoint, the bison don't
deserve to be removed from
their homeland," Martin
said.


* THE STATE PLANS TO
REMOVE SOME HORSES
AND BISON FROM
PAYNES PRAIRIE.

By KAT BEIN
Alligator Staff Writer

Lisa Grossman drove all
the way from Jacksonville
with a few of her friends to
stand under an overcast sky
and hold signs for the cars
whizzing by on Northwest
43rd Street.
She did this because she
feels it's her responsibil-
ity to speak out against the
removal of animals from
Paynes Prairie.
"I hate to see an
animal taken off of it's
natural habitat and
disposed of. I think its
an act of injustice."
Melinda Eckert
protester

"Animals can't speak for
themselves," Grossman, 49,
said. "They have a certain
trust in where they live and
their freedom, and such the
opposite is about to hap-
pen."
Grossman organized
Saturday's protest to raise
awareness about the Flori-


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6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011

Editorial

Work it out

Minimum wage jobs

aren't the answer
State Sen. Nancy Detert should avoid walking past an
unemployment office anytime soon.
She filed a bill on Jan. 31 aimed to tighten Florida's
restrictions on unemployment benefits, and it's in commit-
tee now.
With the state's jobless rate sitting at 11 percent, Florida
needs solutions to keep from borrowing money to fund
unemployment benefits. The bill proposes several solu-
tions to cut spending, including tying weekly payments
to the unemployment rate and forcing people receiving
benefits to take any job that pays more than their unem-
ployment checks if they've been out of work for more than
three months.
We've got a few problems with the legislation. While
we agree something has to be done about Floridians be-
ing out of work, we don't think forcing people into taking
minimum wage jobs is the way to do it.
The fear that people may be taking advantage of the
system to just sit at home and collect checks isn't unfound-
ed, but we're inclined to think most unemployed people
would rather find a decent job than haul in less than mini-
mum wage week after week. There are people who are us-
ing the system how it was intended - as a way to tide
them over during hard times - and this bill would punish
them along with the moochers.
Keep in mind that even with voluntary couchsitters,
jobs are scarce to come by.
Where are people supposed to go after their 12 weeks
are up?
Even if there were jobs to be had, having another job
to receive benefits would cut down the amount of time a
person has to look for work more suited for their abilities
and closer to their old salaries.
Another issue crops up with eliminating the edge em-
ployees have in disputes with former employers. The bill
would shift the benefit of the doubt to businesses, leaving
the unemployed facing tough legal battles many of them
couldn't afford.
We question the need for leaning to one side or the oth-
er because the abuses made possible for either side would
hurt the state's entire economy.
If the newly jobless are favored, the state will see the
problems we have now, including people who stole from
or acted disrespectfully at their workplaces receiving un-
deserved money.
On the other hand, giving employers the advantage
would leave them open to denying nearly everyone ben-
efits if they can point to misdeeds or mistakes the employ-
ees have made.
Sen. Detert said she knows her proposal will be unpop-
ular, but she should consider why.
With at least one of every 10 people out of a job, it
stands to reason the problems are rooted less in the need
to cut unemployment benefits and more in the lack of op-
portunity afforded the unemployed. Most of them want to
start bringing home a check from someone other than the
government.
Faced with these dilemmas, we're reminded of our new
governor's campaign slogan. Unfortunately, there doesn't
seem to be an easy way to get back to work.


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Column

Teachers' unions


Teachers are one of America's most valuable re-
sources. Unfortunately, many believe this re-
source has been diluted with impurities and im-
perfections to such an extent that the profession is often
derided as one for the least among us.
We all know this characterization is not true, and yet
it persists.
Why? One clear answer is teacher unions.
There is no doubt these unions superficially benefit
the teachers they purport to represent.
Collective bargaining has led to higher salaries, lon-
ger employment and better job security for these teach-
ers.
So, it seems a non sequitur that teacher unions would
actually be bad for teachers, but they are.
The teacher unions have taken political positions
that have become increasingly unpopular with both the
public and politicians in recent years.
While many pay lip service to the idea that teachers
are good but teacher unions are bad, the two are incred-
ibly difficult to separate.
After all, who are members of teacher unions?
Who pays dues to teacher unions? Who are the pub-
lic faces of teacher unions?
At the end of the day, teachers are inseparable from
teacher unions.
Thus, the backlash against unions also has been
translated as a backlash against teachers.
This is why those unionized teachers who are more
concerned with promoting their own union than with
the welfare of their students should stand up to their
unions and take back the educational system by again
placing their focus on the best interests of their students.


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need schooling
This undoubtedly will mean self-
sacrhifice by these teachers.
Instead of maintaining the gov-
ernment monopoly, these teach-
ers must push for increased edu-
cational opportunities and school
Zack Smith choice for their students.
letters@alligatororg By advocating this free-market
approach to education and the
abolition of arcane actions such as tenure, teachers will
certainly face less job security in the short-term, but in
the long-term they will again gain the public trust and
elevate the educational standards of their students.
While less job security probably strikes fear in the
heart of most teachers, it should not.
Open markets mean increased competition among
teachers which, in turn, leads to the elimination of
teachers who are not achieving adequate results, and
thus, more openings for high-achieving, highly quali-
fled teachers.
So, rather than marginalizing and ostracizing their
colleagues who choose not to join them, radical union-
ized teachers should instead look to these colleagues as
the future.
Instead of going along with the status quo, these
non-unionized teachers have seen the handwriting on
the wall and seek to restore the higher calling of their
profession by putting the needs of their students ahead
of their own short-sighted need to be insulated against
the everyday ebb and flow of a market-based system of
education.
Zack Smith is a first-year law student. His column appears
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7


Guest column

FDA's ban is for nation's own good
G ay and bisexual men have Brett Wager But cat- In the 2002 Ontario Men's Survey,
routinely been subjected to Speaking Out ego r z ing over 5,000 self-mdentified gay and
various forms of condemna- a man on bisexual men were asked to pro-
tion, prejudice, stereotyping, hate the basis of vide a saliva sample, but 72 percent
and physical brutality, whether he has had sex with another participated. Of them, 10 percent
It is an uncomfortable truth that man is distinctive from categorizing were HIV positive, and 27 percent
this unique constituency continues him on the basis of his orientation, were not even cognizant of their
to endure varying degrees of intol- The first classification con- infection. In addition, 27 percent
erance and violent bigotry in an as- siders behavior, and the second reported having 10 or more sexual
sortment of contexts. classification considers identity. partners within the last 12 months.
There are a myriad of dogmatic, The mere act of having sex with an- William Cameron, an infectious
narrow-minded and parochial rea- other man does not necessitate that a disease expert, opined that despite
sons why homosexual men have man self-identifies as a homosexual. stringent quality control mecha-
absorbed such a disadvantaged Applying the same logic, some nisms, less than 5 percent of viral
reputation in American culture, but men who identify themselves as infections are recognized.
it cannot be ignored that one of the gay or bisexual may not have nec- In light of such alarming uncer-
principal reasons pertains to their essarily had sex with another man. tainty, is it unreasonable to maintain
identification with the transmis- Based on data extracted from the a precautionary policy of caution so
sion of HIV/AIDS and other sexu- National Health and Nutrition Ex- as not to expose blood recipients to
ally transmitted infections through amination Survey and National such uncharted risks?
blood donations. Survey of Family Growth, Dr. Greta Even the Canadian courts, which
UF's LGBT Concerns Committee Bauer detected that 7 percent of men have championed the civil liberties
is on record for staunchly espous- had at least one episode of sex with of the homosexual community with
ing the dismissal of the Food and another man since age 17, but of endowments such as the right to
Drug Administration's "tu,.I:l.ll:I those only 44 percent self-identified marry, have re-emphasized the ab-
ban on all gay men from giving as gay or bisexual, whereas 49 per- solute need for a ban on blood dona-
the gift of [life]." The committee cent identified themselves as hetero- tons from MSM.
has lambasted the ban as "[dehu- sexual. Therefore, the FDA's MSM Because the risk of transmitting
manizing] discrimination" fueled classification is demonstratively an infection through sexual activity
by "homosexism." A representa- heterogeneous. A self-identifying is dependent on the specific type
tive from the LGBT committee has straight male who had one event of of sexual contact, the prevalence
even taken the presumptuous lib- sex with another male in the distant of the illness in the specific pool of
erty to be "ashamed for all of us." past and a male with a long-term partners, and the promiscuity of the
The LGBT's portrayal of the FDA actively gay lifestyle would both be respective pool, the FDA's ban on
ban is attractive and inspiring, while captured under the MSM category. MSM blood donors is fair, non-dis-
simultaneously being misleading To stymie the UF LGBT Concerns criminatory and wholly warranted.
and 1'-"1:'. -.ri..lI -- otherwise, ig- Committee's allegation that there We indict our government as be-
norantly-minaccurate, is no substance behind the FDA's ing carelessly irresponsible for not
The FDA policy is more correctly MSM policy, much of the follow- providing a sufficiently protective
identified as a ban on men who have ing was discerned from a superior apparatus to safeguard our econo-
sex with men (MSM). The purpose court judge's meticulously inquired my, while we simultaneously criti-
of the MSM question on prospec- judicial opinion in Canadian Blood cze them for being too prudent and
tive blood donor applications is two Services v. Freeman, a cohort study restrictive when it comes to protect-
pronged. Its objective is to identify conducted by a team of doctors and ing the integrity of something as del-
those who have engaged in behavior noted behavioral science surveys. icate as our nation's blood supply.
that has significantly increased their The very nature of homosexual I am proud at least one govern-
opportunity of contracting HIV/ intercourse makes those who en- ment agency has taken such pains-
AIDS and other blood-borne patho- gage in such behavior extremely taking precautionary measures. The
gens and to exclude their blood from vulnerable to infection. It has been only party who should be ashamed
the blood-supply system. evidenced that HIV/AIDS and oth- is the UF LGBT Concerns Commit-
Sure, it may be tempting to label er blood-borne pathogens are more tee for deliberately misrepresenting
the FDA ban as a donor-screening easily transmitted by anal sex than an important and necessary protec-
scheme to prevent some from giving by vaginal sex. tion for the sake of propagandizing
blood "for no other reason than for According to a 2007 survey, MSM its own special interest and political
being .- . " as the LGBT committee were responsible for 69 percent of agenda.
has erroneously concluded, total AIDS cases reported to date. Brett Wager, 4LS


UWire

Students recount


shooting at party at


Youngstown State

When shots rang out at a North Side party early Sunday
morning, Youngstown State freshman Jordon Wag-
ner fell to the ground 2 inches from fellow student
Jamail Johnson. While Wagner escaped the house, which was
filled with the smell of gunpowder smoke and riddled with
bullets, Johnson did not.
"Once I get back up to my feet, all I see is this young man
laying on his face, with smoke coming out of his'.. ... " Wagner
said. "I don't even think he saw it coming."
Johnson was killed in the shooting, and 11 others, including
Wagner and five more YSU students, were injured, according
to a statement released by YSU.
Wagner had never seen a man killed. In the moments after
Johnson fell in the doorway, a fleeing crowd of 35 to 40 people
trampled Wagner. What he had hoped were merely warning
shots had taken Johnson's life and left Wagner bleeding.
"I didn't know I was shot till I got to the car," Wagner said.
Wagner exited the house through a back door, entering the
bloodstained backyard where he lost his car keys.
Wagner waited in the cold with others, some YSU students.
YSU freshman DeShaun McDonald arrived at the party
around 2:30 a.m. and described the atmosphere as calm and
relaxed until a physical altercation ensued.
"A bunch of people just started pushing each other," Mc-
Donald said.
As the fight began to escalate,
Lamar Salter McDonald and his friend decid-
and Doug Livingston edit was time to leave. But before
and Doug they could leave, the shooter was
UWire pushed out of the house, only to
immediately charge back in.
That's when the gunshots started.
"As soon as we begin to move, all I hear, it's just like pow,
pow, pow, pow, pow, like at least 12 or more times," McDon-
ald said.
McDonald said he was patted down before entering the
party, and he did not understand how the shooter was able to
bring a gun.
As McDonald made his way to the exit, he and his friend
ran into what they believe was the body of Johnson.
"We both end up looking down, and then we see the dude
right there, and he is just laying there, just bleeding," McDon-
ald said, adding that a crowd formed around the body. "They
just wanted him to live."
Jared Buker, a YSU student and president of the Alpha Phi
Delta fraternity had also attended the party and expressed his
grief about the tragedy.
"This is such an unbelievable tragedy. Our hearts go out to
the family and fraternity brothers," Buker said. "This is really a
wake-up call for the entire Greek system to realize how much
we need to stick together and to keep everyone safe."
Witnesses said the altercation began when a woman pushed
a bystander, inciting a group of eight partygoers to retaliate.
The woman left at the request of a friend but returned roughly
10 minutes later with increased numbers.
"Everyone saw the gun," Wagner said.
A man wearing a red skullcap and a green jacket brandished
the gun in the house. After being forced outside, Johnson went
to the door to defuse the situation.
Johnson's efforts to maintain the peace cost him his life.
"It took a lot of bravery to break up a fight when a man got
a gun," Wagner said of Johnson's last moments.
Two minutes after the man left the party, he turned to the
doorway and fired at least a dozen shots into the house.
Wagner and others were taken from the scene to St. Eliza-
beth Health Center.
At St. Elizabeth Health Center, Ezra Woodberry was texting
Johnson. She had become ominously sick to her stomach, a
witness at the hospital said. That witness was Darlene Wagner,
there to check on the condition of her son, Jordon Wagner.
Darlene Wagner told Woodberry that Johnson would not
be responding to her texts. She told Woodberry that Johnson
- a friend she had spoken withjust an hour ago - had passed
away.
Lamar Salter and Doug Livingston, The Jambar, Youngstown
State U. via UWIRE





8, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011


Vietnamese students celebrate lunar new year


Dana Burke/ Alligator Staff
Meihua Student Association of Martial Arts perform a lion dance at the Vietnamese Student Organiza-
tion's Tet Show on Saturday night in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.


By REBECCA DANTA
Alligator Contributing Writer

People gathered to watch a yel-
low and purple lion puppet dance
on stage to the beat of a drum and
cymbal Saturday night, symbolizing
good fortune in Vietnamese culture.
Smells of fried rice and sounds
of flute music filled the Reitz Union
Grand Ballroom as the Vietnamese
Student Organization and about 300
guests celebrated the annual Tet Lu-
nar New Year program in honor of
the Vietnamese New Year.
This year, a modern American
fashion show was added to the line-
up, featuring designs by one of the
organization's officers.
The show also featured tradi-
tional and modern dances, skits and
a traditional Vietnamese gown fash-
ion show.
Guests received a free meal of
fried rice, Vietnamese chicken salad
and egg rolls while waiting for the
show to begin.
"We were really excited to show-
case our culture even more," said


Ann Hoang, the organization's pres-
ident. "The most important thing is
to spread our culture to those who
are unaware of what it is like."
Amanda Le, an interior design
graduate student, said the celebra-
tion deepened her connection to her
roots.
"As a Vietnamese-American,
tonight helped me to go back and
learn about my culture," she said.
"It's really important we keep up
the tradition."
Part of the show
On featured "Choostyle,"
CampuS designs made by one
of the organization's
members, Chieu Ho. The UF sopho-
more designed and sewed each of
the nine outfits worn by the models.
Freshman William Yang said this
was his first year not celebrating with
his family because they are overseas.
He said celebrating the holiday at
the event instead of with family was
not necessarily a bad thing.
"I'm used to celebrating with my
family, but the people I've met here
are my family, Yang said."


AROUND GAINESVILLE

State park program preserves 19th century farm life


By KAITLYNN FLOYD
Alligator Contributing Writer


The only wires at the Dudley Farm Historic State Park are
used for the turkey and chicken fencing.
The authentic, 19th-century working farm hosted its annual
Plow Days, bringing in about 350 people Friday and almost 430
people Saturday. Visitors were able to visualize the farm's orig-
inal use through demonstrations of horse plowing, crocheting,
hand-washing linen and several other traditional skills.
Once visitors entered the park, they walked a muddy trail
alongside cattle to enter life in the 1800s with the Dudley fam-
ily. They could tour the Dudley farmhouse, which smells of an-
tique wood and is filled with remnants of the Dudleys' past.
Volunteers shared stories of what life was like in the house.
Three-year-old Jane Nelson held onto a corn husk volunteers


gave her to craft dolls or flowers out of as she explored the front the field, then visited with Vada Horner, 68, at the washing sta-
yard. tion.


Her mother, Cami Nelson, leaned down to ask her daughter
what part of the tour had been her favorite. After thinking for a
few moments, she yelled, "The horses!"
"It's amazing how many people show up when
they think it's about to close."
Vada Horner
volunteer at Dudley Farm Historic State Park

This year was Nelson's first time participating in Plow
Days. She said it was something fun for her and her friend to
take their kids to on a Saturday afternoon.
Nelson and her children watched horse-drawn wagons till


Horner, a volunteer at the park for nine years, thinks it's im-
portant for children to see their heritage.
One of Homer's main concerns is Florida's budget cuts on
state parks.
Out of Florida's 160 state parks, 53 have the potential to
close. She said they will have to wait to hear from the governor
about where they stand on the issue.
"It's amazing how many people show up when they think
it's about to close," Horner said.
The Plow Days' blacksmith is the last stop for most visitors
on the self-guided tour. Raymond Macatee, 70, has been weld-
ing for more than 60 years. He also told his audience about the
possibility of the park closing.
"We need to preserve our ',,- .. " Macatee said.


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538-2181 Iv message 4-20-10-70-2

Pinetree Gardens
2/1 Town home w/ w/d for $649
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Free UF parking. 352-376-4002
4-20-10-70-2


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2/1- 1000 sq ft- $629
Great Location - Butler Plaza
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Madison Pointe-NW 23rd Blvd
1s-$699 2s-$789 3s $859.
Free Tanning, Pool, Gym
Gated and Pet Friendly
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
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Includes Internet
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1bed @ Hidden Village
500 sq ft $479 Close to UF and Shands
Call 352-376-1248
4-20-10-70-2


For Rent
Sunfurnished

HUGE floor plans!
2/2.5 TH * 1 month FREE
W/D included * Pets welcome
352-332-7401 * TheGardensUF.com
4-20-70-2


No Move-In Fees
1/1's from $659 * 3/2's from $799
FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym
www.aspenridgeuf.com
352.367.9910
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Relaxing Upscale Apartments
2/2 Town homes & 3/3 Flats
Individual Leases, Steps to Campus
Internet, Cable & H20 Included
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4-20-10-70-2


Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.
Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no
pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info.
4-20-10-70-2


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Gated Entry
MOVE-IN SPECIAL
1BR STARTING AT $499.
7301 W Univ Ave
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
352-332-3199
www.foxhollowgainesville.com
Text: foxhollow@65374
4-20-10-70-2


WALK TO UF! @1 BR $425
Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-20-10-70-2

Move In Today/January/Fall!
1/1 from $625 * 1/1 LOFT from $625
2/2 from $669 *3/2 from $779
Pools * Cardio * Tanning
Washer/Dryers * HUGE Floor Plans!
377-7401 * Pets Loved!
4-20-10-70-2


BRIDGELIGHT
1 BR Loft Style
starting at $495 mo.
M-F 10-2 Sat. by appt.
3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221
www.bridgelightapts.com
Text: bridgelight@65374
4-20-10-70-2

3/2 House Available Immediately
Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants
Free UF Parking!
352.371.7777 4-20-10-70-2

SUN BAY and Sun Key
2.1 bedroom Apartment
>From $550/mo; 1 mo free for
UF students
on yr lease
Walk to Campus
352-376.6720 or 352-376-7041
www.sunisland.info
4-20-10-70-2

2/2's & 3/3's RMM Match
HUGE Walk In Closet
Full size W/D � Pet Friendly
Prem Cable & Hi Speed Intrnt Incld
352-374-3866 * HiddenLakeUF.com
4-20-10-70-2

SUN HARBOR TOWNHOMES
1.1 Townhomes
>From $525 mo; 1 mo free with yr lease.
Walk to Campus
352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041
www.sunisland.info
4-20-10-70-2

SUN BAY and Sun Key
1.1 bedroom Apartment
(Not just a room!) 1 mo free for UF students
>From $475 mo; Walk to Campus
No other offers apply
352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041
www.sunisland.info
4-20-10-70-2


PET'S PARADISE
$390 - $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-16-
10-40-2




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4-20-10-70-2


For Rent
unfurnished

$500-$600 clean, spacious PRIVATE, apt.
for calm, stable, mature person in quiet area,
greenspace/trees; pvt patio, near UF & dntn,
bus. 1825-1826 NW 10th st. 352-376-0080,
352-284-3873; postj@bellsouth.net 4-20-
10-70-2


Pine Rush Villas
NO PET/ALARM FEES
Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
1/1 *$439
2/1 *$558
Near UF and Oaks Mall
Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com
4-20-10-70-2


The Cottages on Market Street
2BR/1BA apt $500 mo; No Dep, No Fee's
UF or SF Full-Time Students
Bike to Campus, Walk to Starbucks
Tommy 352-339-1965
4-20-10-70-2




JEdEdBaur

I Management Inc.
*NW 1 br, new carpet/paint, close to banks/
shopping, minutes from downtown & UF,
some utilities included, $450/mo
*NW 2br 2ba flat, large mst br, w/d, en-
closed screened patio, 1 mo free w/year
lease, $700/mo
*SW 2br, 1.5ba townhouse near shopping,
community pool, $600/mo, 1 mo free w/yr
lease
OMill Pond- Lovely 2br, 2ba flat with Florida
rm, courtyard, garage, community pool and
tennis courts. $1000
*Downtown 2 BR at the Lofts at W.
University. This modern designed unit in-
cludes cable, internet, washer/dryer, and 2
onsite parking spaces. Minutes from UF and
Shands, $1050/mo
OMallorca Square,Large 2br,2.5 ba town-
house convenient to Oaks Mall and UF/hos-
pitals, many extras,$895/mo
OTreehouse Village- 2/2 New Carpet,D/W,
W/D incl.,on covered bus line close to down-
town, UF/Shands. $595
OBIG 3/3 in SW, Ceramic/Carpet, D/W, W/D
includes clubhouse, pool, comp lab, volley-
ball, tennis, basketball, MUST SEE $900
*Edbaurmanagement.com 352-375-7104*
4-20-10-70-2


Greenwich Green
2/2 for $799
Patio and Storage Closet
Call 352-372-8100
4-20-10-70-1


Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many
floor plans, some with enclosed patios or bal-
conies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW,
W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus
route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700
2-24-11-35-2


SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED
Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs
Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades.
Free 32" HD PLasma TV for new Sec 8 lease.
Must see! Call 332-7700 2-24-11-35-2


* CAMPUS EDGE CONDO *
2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School.
Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable
rates. 239-250-6149 2-28-11-36-2




Gainesville Student Rentalsr

- ---- Near UF ------
gainesvillestudentrentals.com
@5/3 house 630 nw 36 street $1800
@4/3 house 3514 nw 7 place $1500
*3/2 house 1534 nw 54 drive $1300
@4/2 house 929 nw 22 street $1500
@4/2 house 610 nw 34 terrace $1400
*2/1 apt 2nd floor 204 nw 18 st $1200
*2/1 apt 1st floor 204 nw 18 st $1100
*2/2 apt 2515 sw 35 place $1200
2-18-11-20-2


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The Retreat at Madison Pointe
2/2s with vaulted ceilings $999
3/3 Townhomes w/Private Baths $1089
Garage included, Gated Community.
2701 NW23rd Blvd 352-372-0400
www.madisonpointe.org 4-20-66-2

WALK TO UF Available Feb.
1BR/1 BA $550
1 year lease, SD, NS, NP
Call/Text 352-870-7256
gvll32601@gmail.com 2-28-11-33-2

Available Aug 1st. 4BR/2BAvery nice house.
Quiet area between UF and Santa Fe. Game
room, W/D provided. Fenced backyard, pets
ok. 1330 NW 39th St. $1200/mo. Call 352-
339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2-8-11-19-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/3BA beautiful
4-year-old house, washer/dryer provided.
Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, fireplace,
large rooms. 2108 NW 8th Ct. $1575/mo
339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2-8-11-14-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA modern
house, large lot, nice trees. W/D provided,
fireplace, fenced yard, 1-car garage, back
deck 2606 NW 34th St. $1400/mo. 352-339-
2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2-8-11-14-2

TOWNHOUSE - 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up,
pvt backyard, new carpet, tiles, just painted.
Extra clean. $625/mo + sec. 2627 SW 38th
Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352-
215-3160 2-17-11-20-2

HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Avail 8/1. Remodeled, W/D, bike to UF.
NO Pets. Drive by 3532 NW 7th Ave, pick
up flyer. $1200/mo. 373-1558 or 246-8645
2-18-11-20-2

GREAT VALUE - WOODLAND TERRACE
Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd.
Water, sewer, garbage provided.
Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop
1BR $410, 2 BR $500. 352-335-0420 2-28-
11-25-2


SERENOLA PINES
Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd.
Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D
avail. 1BR $450, 2BR $550 352-335-0420
2-28-11-25-2


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WALK TO UF & MIDTOWN
3 & 4BR HOUSES from $1375/mo. Free off-
street parking, all appliances incl W/D, DW.
Rent directly from owner. Special terms
avail. dalyproperties.com or 359-3341 4-1-
11-42-2


Walk to UF-2/2.5 bath townhouse avail now
or fall. Also houses near UF available for
Fall. www.forrentgainesville.com or call Todd
at 352-514-4915 3-17-11-30-2


1 BR/1 BA NW. $475/mo.
Available now. Pets ok.
Call 352-359-1644 or 352-332-8481 2-28-
11-20-2


AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA, large living
room & bedrooms, washer/dryer provided.
15 min bike to campus, privacy fenced back-
yard. Pet ok. 2100 NW 8th Ct. $1400/mo.
339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2-8-11-4-2


AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 5BR/2BA BIG, big
yard for dogs, bonfires, etc. W/D provided.
Fireplace in living room & game room w/ bar
area. 1803 SW 43rd Ave. $1650/mo. 352-
339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2--8-11-4-2


Immaculate small efficiency Quiet.Wash/
dry on premises.Wat/Sew incl NS No
pets.1/2m South of UF/Shands.2 bus
routes.$399/m.352-262-2871. Owner agent.
2-21-11-14-2


2 MONTHS FREE!
Summer Place
One Bedroom *$439
Pet friendly No weight limit
Close to main postal facility & shopping.
Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com
4-20-11-49-2


Condominiums 2 & 4 Bedrooms now or
summer and fall. Popular locations such as
CountrySide, Southwest and Shands area.
Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352 367
2669 Bristolparkrealty.com 3-14-11-21-2


Duplex, Duckpond, CHA, carport, carpets,
ceiling fans, quiet, trees, large yard, $700mo,
920 NE 6th Ave., 376 0080; 284 3873.
postj@bellsouth.net 2-18-11-10-2


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3/2 Available Fall!
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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-20-70-4


Call now. Share 4BR/4BA 1st floor, furnished
condo at Countryside. 1 mi to UF. Incl utils,
W/D, internet, cable TV, great parking &
pool. 2 rooms avail immed. $395/mo/rm
1-386-672-6969 or 1-386-295-7929
2-28-10-82-4


Roommate wanted. $425/mo 4/2 2 blocks
form campus. 814-440-3325 or
jfidorra@hotmail.com 3-2-11-30-4


Gated 4BR/4BA Countryside condo, pool-
side, own BD & BA, W/D, cable, hi-speed
internet, early stop on UF bus rte. Utils in-
cluded. $350/mo. No deposit required. 863-
634-1893. Available immediately. 2-14-10-
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Roommate wanted to share nice furnished
home in NW neighborhood 2 mi from UF.
4 BR 2BA w/ W/D, all wood floors & large
fenced backyard. $450 inclds util, cable, HS
internet. No pets, N/S. 352-284-0771. 2-7-
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for at least 10 touchdowns?
4. Name the last Ivy League men's
basketball team before Cornell in
2010 to win a game in the NCAA
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each top 100 points during the 2009-
10 NHL season?
6. When was the last time before
2010 that Spain's men's soccer team
reached the semifinals of the World
Cup?
7. How many different times did
Sugar Ray Robinson hold the world
middleweight boxing title?
Answers
1. Bob, with St. Louis, no-hit the
Phillies in 1978; Ken (Houston) no-
hit Atlanta in 1979.
2. Dale Long (1956), Richie Hebner
(1974), Willie Stargell (1975), Andy
Van Slyke (1990) and Xavier Nady
(2008).
3. Nine (2001-09).
4. Princeton beat UNLV in 1998.
5. Washington's Alexander Ovech-
kin (109 points) and Nicklas Back-
strom (101 points).
6. It was 1950.
7. Five different times between
1951 and 1960.
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 11


M1 Roommates


2 male roommates needed. 2BRs avail in
3BR/2BA house. Close to UF campus, on
bus route, large fenced-in backyard. Cent H/
AC, pets welcome. $400/mo + elec. Call 561-
706-5378 2-8-11-5-4



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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-
Find (373-3463)


NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UF
For Info on ALL Condo for Sale,
Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or
Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551
4-20-70-5


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, University Realty, 352-281-3551
4-20-70-5


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS - New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, University Realty 352-219-2879
4-20-70-5


J W1M Furnishings


BED - QUEEN - $120 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will
deliver. 4-20-10-70-6

BED - FULL SIZE - $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-20-10-70-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT - $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 4-20-10-70-6

BED - KING - $200 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 4-20-70-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850
(352) 372-7490 4-20-70-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846
4-20-70-6

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 4-20-70-6


Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis


ACROSS
1 Steve of Apple
5 Snug, as jeans
10 Agile
14 Old-fashioned
exclamation
15 One-way street
sign symbol
16 Draft
classification
17 New perspective
20 Turkish topper
21 U.S., French and
Australian
tournaments
22 Hurdles for future
attys.
23 Emissions
watchdog org.
24 "Dites- ":
"South Pacific"
song
25 "Doesn't bother
me a bit"
34 Deathly white
35 Did electrical
work
36 Roman peace
37 Inst. of learning
38 " the loneliest
number": '60s
song lyric
39 First name in
jeans
40 Word after box or
cable
41 Burst of growth
42 '90s candidate
Ross
43 Listen very
carefully
46 Section of L.A.?
47 Commercial
suffix with Water
48 Dei: lamb of
God
51 Prophets
54 Barfly
57 How the poor live
60 Rivers, to Rosita
61 cum laude
62 Hummus holder
63 Grand Ole _
64 Thrown weapon
65 Put in the
overhead bin

DOWN
1 Bezos of
Amazon
2 Grimm baddie


3 Folksinger Joan
4 '60s militant gp.
5 New York's
Zee Bridge
6 "Dies ":
hymn
7 Boyish smile
8 _d'oeuvre
9 Seesaw
complement
10 Knocks off
11 "Only Time" New
Age singer
12 Pedal pushers
13 Soviet news
source
18 "Come on,
let's go for a
ride!"
19 Bank robber
"Pretty Boy"
23 Barely made,
with "out"
24 Lyon ladies:
Abbr.
25 Civil rights org.
26 Acting award
27 Lamb Chop
creator Lewis
28 Admit it
29 Flaming
30 Corn chip
31 Verdi work


32 Really enjoy, as
food
33 Some turnpike
ramps
38 Magnum :
great work
39 Onion relative
41 Smidgen
42 Bender of rays
44 Bumbling
45 Hubbub
48 Jackson 5 hairdo
49 Golf club part


50 American-born
Jordanian queen
51 Piece of cake
52 Outskirts
53 Sicilian smoker
54 One of a deck's
foursome
55 Maestro
Klemperer
56 Melting period
58 Early hrs.
59 Covert : spy
missions


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J M' Furnishings


**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.
4-20-70-6

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. 4-20-70-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard,
Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell,
can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-20-10-70-6


U1 Computers


CASH PAID for Laptops
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
Joel 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
4-20-10-70-7


COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-20-10-70-7






***PARKING***
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-10-70-2

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370
4-20-10-70-10


GOATS FOR SALE
Charlie - 352-278-1925 4-20-70-10



IFMOtorcycles. Mopeds


***VWV.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM**
FULLSERVICE MOTORCYCLE -SCOOTER
REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM
& AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE
PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-20-
70-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
HUGE Selection. Scooter Sales & Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-20-10-70-11



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
4-20-10-70-11

**SCOOTER RENTALS**
Rent for a day, week, month or semester.
Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271
www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-20-
10-70-11







FAST CASH FOR ALMOSTANY CARS 0
ORunning or not!O
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 17 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-20-70-12

CARS - CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-20-70-12


SUN CITY AUTO SALES
60 day payoff
On cash vehicles
Pay off time negotiable
352-338-1999 4-20-70-12


SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down!
No credit check
Cash vehicles $1000 and up!
352-338-1999 4-20-70-12

92 Eagle Talon $1699
89 Ford Bronco II $1499
97 Pontiac Transport $1499
96 Chevy Blazer $19999
352-338-1999 4-20-70-12

98 Cadillac Deville $1999
95 Ford Explorer $1999
98 Ford Expolorer $1999
97 Lincolwn car $1999
352-338-1999 4-20-70-12


98 Landrover Discovery $4999
01 Chevy Silverado $4999
99 Ford F150 $5999
98 Dodge Durango $6999
352-338-1999 4-20-70-12


SUNRISE AUTO SALES
Certified vehicles
No credit check
Move vehicles $500 & up!
352-375-9090 4-20-70-12

SUNRISE AUTO SALES
No credit check, buy here pay here
Cars, SUVs, Trucks & Vans
30 day warranty
352-375-9090 4-20-70-12


02 Dodge Neon $4500
00 Chevy 3500 $5900
02 Chevy Camero $6999
03 Ford Taurus $6999
352-375-9090 4-20-70-12


05 Saturn Ion $7999
04 Toyota Corolla $7999
04 Kia Sorento $8999
03 Nissan Altima $9999
352-375-9090 4-20-70-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring W2 and drive home today!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, & Vans
Over 150 vehicles in stock!
352-338-1999 4-20-67-12

SUNRISE AUTO SALES
Bring W2 and drive home today!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, & Vans
30 Day Warranty
352-375-9090 4-20-67-12







LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold * Diamonds * Gems * Class Rings
* ETC * Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009.
4-20-70-13


UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090
4-20-70-13


By Thomas Takaro
(c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.


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WE BUY JUNK CARS
Titles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980
4-20-70-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site avail. Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973
Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville
4-20-70-12


I BUY CARS & TRUCKS
Call Anytime 352-339-5158
2-28-10-98-12


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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.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH:
*Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace.
*Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti &
other places. Call 352-219-6948
2-11-11-70-13


Help Wanted



This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity 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 infor-
mation or arranging meetings or investing
money.

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alligator

ACCOUNTING CLERK

The Business Office at The Alligator has
an open position for an Accounting Clerk.
Applicant must be a currently enrolled student,
majoring in Accounting or Business
Administration. Duties include operating
Quickbooks accounting system to work
with accounts receivables and accounts
payables. Other duties consist of
manipulating Excel spreadsheets,
answering phones, and general
office duties. Organization and a great
attitude is a necessity. Candidate should be
able to work 10-15 hrs per week and commit
to a 1 year term. Summer availability is a
MUST Please submit resume,
along with a cover letter to:
Mail: Business Office,
The Independent Florida Alligator
PO Box 14257,
Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.
Email: mbell@alligator.org AND
dkradolfer@alligator.org,
or Fax: 352-376-3015.
No phone calls please.


BARTENDING
$300 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-20-10-70-14



Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for
various positions. Flexible schedules and
competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more
at vwww.gleim.com/employment 4-20-10-
70-14


$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! - Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 sandysresale.com 4-20-10-70-14


TUTORS NEEDED 1-on-1 tutoring at-risk
K-12th grade students. $10/hr. 1-4 after-
noons/wk. 15-20 min drive from campus. UF
Fed Wk Study Permit req for emp. Volunteers
welcome. Contact Sally at st23@cox.net
2-15-10-35-14


Gator Tail Dancers

Now Hiring

Call 352/672/1892 3-29-10-60-14


HIRING ALARM DISPATCHER
24/7 monitoring center w/part-time, day, eve-
ning & overnight shifts currently available
email ddamiano@cpss.net or fax 352-491-
3617 2-28-10-39-14






12, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011


lil Help Wanted


WJII Help Wanted


UJ W311 Health Services J ,J


Personals


J 11 Entertainment


An awesome summer job in Maine! If you're
looking to spend this summer outdoors, have
fun while you work, and make lifelong friends,
then look no further. Camp Mataponi, a chil-
dren's summer camp, has positions available
in Land Sports (lacrosse, soccer, basketball,
softball, volleyball, field hockey), Waterfront
(sailing, canoeing, waterskiing, life guarding,
WSI, boat drivers), Ropes Course, Tennis,
H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance,
Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses,
Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top sala-
ries plus room/board & travel provided. Call
us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at
www.campmataponi.com. 2-11-10-26-14

Summer Jobs
* $2100
* Co-ed camp
* Room and Board included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
college students for summer camp counsel-
ors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night
camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs
June 13 - July 30. Please contact Krys
Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352
455-4267. 4-20-11-66-14

***ATTENTION SMOKERS !***
O*Do you want to quit smoking?**
Smokers needed to participate in a smoking
cessation study. You may be compensated.
Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic (352) 870-
6509 or email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com
2-9-20-14

HOUSEKEEPING - CLEANING JOB
All around cleaning & laundry. FT available
Mon-Fri, 10am - 5pm. $7.25/hr, experience
and good attitude preferred. Call 256-3323
for more info and interview. 2-16-25-14


STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM
Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-20-
11-65-14

Lot person, Polaris of Gainesville. Clean
machines,load, and unload for customers,
clean building, very minor mechanical, hours
1p-6p M-F apply in person[students preferred]
12556 NW US HWY 441 Alachua FI 32615
11-20-11-5-14

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST:
Full time. Responsible for scheduling,
phone calls, verifying insurance and coordi-
nating office activities. E-mail resume
afn22025@bellsouth.net 2-17-20-14

CNAs who believe in compassionate care &
uncompromising services are encouraged to
apply on-line at http://ck546.ersp.biz/employ-
ment. Strict background checks/drug screen.
12hr shifts, days, nights & wkends avail.
2-8-11-7-14

Veterinary Technician/Assistant
Experienced full/part time.
Some weekends & holidays.
Apply in person at Jonesville Animal
Hospital 14145 W Newberry Rd. Newberry
2-9-11-7-14.

Web Programmer (P/T)
Programming websites and applications
using Classic ASP and SQL Server. Small
company in G'ville, great work environment.
About 20 hrs/wk. www.oandp.com/careers
2-25-11-17-14


P/T Administrator for Non-Profit
Local nursing home outreach program seeks
P/T admin coordinator to handle inquiries,
monitor volunteers, coordinate projects, etc.
About 10 hrs/wk, www.acrosstheages.org/job
2-25-11-17-14

NANNY NEEDED 25-30hrs/wk; $12/hr
3 kids: infant to 7yrs; M-F 2-8pm
clean bkkg; exp + refs; long term commit;
email resume, sched, pix, + hello to
NOAH'S ARK NANNY: gnv@nanoneone.com
2-10-11-5-14

ATTENTION SMOKERS!!!
Smokers are needed to participate in a study
assessing the effects of various activities
on smoking. Compensation provided.
336-406-3706 or uflsmokelab@gmail.com
2-15-7-14

Summer Camp Counselors Needed
Trail's End & Chestnut Lake Camps - PA
Guaranteed Experience of a Lifetime; Limited
openings for Sports Specialists, Crafts
Specialists, Lifeguards & Bunk Counselors;
June 17th -August 14th
Gain experience working with kids.
SUBMIT AN ONLINE APPLICATION NOW!
www.trailsendcampjobs.com 2-18-11-10-
14


SANDY'S SAWY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working
environment. PT/FT positions available.
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 - 2906
NW 13th St 2-18-11-10-14






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 4-20-70-15


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 4-20-09-70-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-20-70-15


MATH TUTOR
First hour FREE. 11 years experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
2-25-36-15


INSURANCE WE REPRESENT
OVER 100 COMPANIES
HOME, AUTO AND LIABILITY
WHY PAY MORE? 371 9696
www.sunshinestateinsurance.com 2-18-
27-15


SPRING HAS SPRUNG
The time is now to have your lawn & shrubs
look their best. Call PROGREEN at 378-
0069 to schedule an appointment today
progreenflorida.com 3-31-36-15


HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-20-70-16

THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-20-70-16

A Woman's Answer Medical Center
Think you might be pregnant?
Testing, confidential advising
Referrals
352-376-2716
4-20-70-16


GLAUCOMA in your family? FREE
SCREENING available for all. Participants
who qualify & wish to participate in research
will receive financial reimbursement. Call Dr.
Levy or Cathleen Courtney 352-331-2020.
2-16-20-16







HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)


*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-20-70-18


Erick Carter
White Male
(DOB 07/24/75); 5'10",
180 Ibs, Brown Hair,
Blue Eyes





Wanted for:
Domestic Battery
ALACHUA COUNTY

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


Flashbacks buys, trades, and consigns
clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses. We pay
$. We buy name brands, mall brands, indie,
punk, goth, urban, prep, hippie, retro, and
costume. 509 NW 10th Ave. 352-375-3752
4-20-70-18





CHOW NOW FOOD TRUCK
Tuesday 11am till 1:30pm
Behind Emerson Hall
2-8-11-2-20



f| Entertainment

WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun - Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
12-7-141-21

SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public We-Fr-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk
Skeet - Trap - Olympic Trap -5 Stand
gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
8-15-10-95-21

Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville * Better Prices
Better Fields 0 Better Call 371-2092
4-20-10-70-21


WANTED: Singers/Rappers. Win $100,000
Production Deal from YOUNG JEEZY'S DJ.
Win FREE AUDITION: SAT FEB 12th @
Paramount Plaza 2900 SW 13th St 10am.
Bring a demo. Info: 305-814-0247 2-11-11-
5-21


McintoshWorld.com. Your Boutique in a barn.
Gifts-Reggae-Music-Drums-Shoes-Sandals-
Boots-Stickers-Posters-Paintings-Cards-
Books-Counter culture-Greatful Dead-LP's-
HWY:441. 15 min. South. Spend sometime...
Formerly Environmental Circus - Key West.
2-7-11-1-21






Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your room-
mate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or
pet products here in the Pets section of the
Alligator.

3 Year Old Female Black Lab, Weimaraner
mix. Spade and chipped. Great hunting in-
stinct. Free to good home. Evenings 352-
376-7353. 2-8-11-5-24







Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's lost
what you've found. Call 373-FIND.



LOST DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA
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If you still have it, please call me back! No
questions asked.
(850)543-3762
REWARD $500
2-24-31-25


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an actor. I never intended to be a movie star."

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Sports -I -iv'l "y

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011


UF tops UK as Knight falls short


Record crowd fills O'Dome


By GREG LUCA
Alligator Staff Writer
gluca@alligator org

After 39 minutes spent mostly
as an onlooker, Kenny Boynton
decided it was his time to step up
and guard Kentucky freshman
Brandon Knight.
The Wildcats' superstar had
racked up a game-high 24 points
working against Erving Walker
and Scottie Wilbekin, and Boyn-
ton knew Knight would have the
ball for the final possession.
With the Gators leading by
two and 12.7 seconds remaining,
Knight dribbled the length of the
floor, came off a screen and took a
three that fell just short, wrapping
up a 70-68 win for Florida (18-5,
7-2 Southeastern Conference) in
front of an O'Connell Center-re-
cord 12,633 fans Saturday.
"They just tried to isolate
their best two players and
they made some plays.
We made some defensive
stops. All in all, I think both
teams played a great game
and we were lucky to come
out with the win."
Erving Walker
Florida junior guard

"[UF coaches] tried to switch
us, but I said, 'I'm going to just
guard him,'" Boynton said. "I just
wanted to stay on him. I didn't
want him to get an easy foul. ... I
just wanted to stay on my feet."
Boynton spent the majority of
the game guarding junior DeAn-
dre Liggins, who finished with
only four points.
While Liggins was hampered
by foul trouble, Knight was tak-
ing control with 17 second-half
points, and Boynton understood
he had to stop his former AAU
teammate and high school rival.
"I knew the type of player he
is," Boynton said. "We just want-
ed to disrupt him, disrupt what
he had going on."
Knight spent most of the sec-
ond half playing two-on-two of-


fense with freshman teammate
Terrence Jones, and the duo com-
bined to score 42 points for Ken-
tucky (16-6, 4-4 SEC).
The pairing sparked a 17-3
run that gave the Wildcats a one-
point lead and set up the dramat-
ic finish.
"They just tried to isolate their
best two players, and they made


some plays," Walker said. "We
made some defensive stops. All
in all, I think both teams played a
great game, and we were lucky to
come out with the win."
The victory capped an excel-
lent week for Florida, as it defeat-
ed both Vanderbilt and Kentucky
- a pair of teams UF went 0-4
against a year ago.
The week was especially stel-
lar for senior forward Chandler
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 14


Sophomore guard Kenny Boynton shoots during Florida's 70-68 win
over Kentucky on Saturday night in the O'Connell Center.


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Florida suffers yet


another close loss
By MATT WATTS
Alligator Writer

The Gators have had a season chock full of heartbreak -
and it continued Sunday.
Downby double digits multiple times, including an 11-point
deficit at halftime, the Gators rallied to tie the game at the end
of regulation before eventually falling 103-97 to Vanderbilt (16-
7, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) in double overtime.
The loss, Florida's fifth in its last seven, marks the 11th game
this season decided by six points or less.
"It's not an option to hang your head," Florida coachAman-
da Butler said. "Does it make it tougher
when you (have) another loss, instead of
another win, that you know one possession
could have made it go the other way?
Women's Absolutely."
UF (14-11, 4-7 SEC) suffered a similar
Basketball defeat three days ago against Ole Miss, and
again it was freshman point guard Jaterra
Bonds with the ball in her hands and the game on the line.
Coming out of a timeout with less than a minute to play, the
Gators could not generate an open look. Nearing the end of the
shot clock, Bonds put up an erratic driving layup that was eas-
ily blocked by Commodores forward Tiffany Clarke.
Butler continuously alternated between Bonds and fresh-
man guard Brittany Shine on nearly every possession down the
stretch - Bonds on defense, Shine on offense. However, Butler
defended the decision to leave Bonds in for the final minutes.
"She saw a lane and she went to the rim," Butler said. "That's
SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 14




Gators boost Tournament


resume with
after Florida wrapped up a
big week with a 70-68 win
over Kentucky on Satur-
day, reality set in for Billy Dono-
van.
A reporter was asking if the
Gators felt like they had some
breathing room in the Southeast-
ern Conference East with only
seven games left in the regular
season, when Donovan inter-
rupted, "How many more games
left?"
Seven.
"Jeez," Donovan sighed.
With more than half the confer-
ence schedule inthe books, all signs
are pointing the Gators toward
a better fate than the past three
years of late-season collapses, dis-
appointing losses and a complete


strong week
B inability to
play with
the elite
teams in
their own
division.
Adam Berry UFis7-2
Bad News Berry in SEC play
aberry@alligatororg this season,
Twitter @adamdberry a game and
half ahead
of second-place Tennessee, a half-
game behind Alabama for the best
record in the conference and very
much in control of its own post-
season destiny.
Florida could sweep Vander-
bilt and Kentucky this year -
something it hasn't done since
2005-06.
SEE ADAM, PAGE 15


* What do Chandler Parsons, Billy
Donovan and ESPN's Rece Davis
have in common with our writers?
They're all in this week's show.
Check it out on alligatorSports.org.


E The No. 2 Gators women's
tennis team easily swept No. 56
Florida International at home
Sunday. Make sure to check out
alligatorSports.org for a full story.


POL REUT


Previous question:
Who do you think
is the best player
on the UF men's
basketball team?


Parsons
Walker
Boynton
Macklin
Tyus


Percent (Votes)
47% (36)
29% (22)
9% (7)
8% (6)
4% (3)
77 TOTAL VOTES


"Good win Last night Gators -see if
they put this in the paper, I doubt it"
RayShipman
Former Florida guard, on Twitter
referencing his previously printed
derogatory remarks about UF






14, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011


Brissett commits to Gators despite mother's wishes


* THE FOUR-STAR QB MADE THE DE-
CISION AT HIS BASKETBALL GAME.

By TOM GREEN
Alligator Writer
tgreen@alligator org

PALM BEACH GARDENS - Jacoby Bris-
sett stood at midcourt Friday night, hugging
his mom, Lisa Brown, as he tried to fight back
tears.
The four-star Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer
High quarterback was moments removed
from announcing the biggest decision of his
life - a decision his mom didn't agree with.
In front of a packed Dwyer.- , i_ , .....
Brissett made known his long-anticipated col-


lege choice and announced he would attend
Florida.
Brissett, the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback
in the nation according to Rivals.com, picked
Florida over Miami, Wisconsin and Washing-
ton. It wasn't an easy choice, as Brissett said
he wrestled back and forth between UF and
UM at least 25 times in the days leading up
to Friday.
"I just had to follow my heart, and my
heart lied at Florida," Brissett said.
Although Brissett made up his mind, he
has not signed his national letter of intent with
the Gators, but he plans on doing so today.
If his mom has anything to do with it, he
will not be signing with Florida at all. Brown
was pushing for her son to choose Miami and
said she will continue to try to sway him until


the national letter of intent is signed and sent
in.
"It was not my choice," Brown said. "I
didn't like the way Florida handled the pro-
cess. I was never able to meet the head coach.
All the other coaches took
the time to come and meet
me. Will (Muschamp) never
did. I never met him face to
Recruiting face. And I find that very
Disrespectfull"
Brissett made his deci-
sion Thursday during school after he met with
his coaches. But he didn't inform his mom un-
til two hours before the announcement - in a
text message.
Brown said Brissett informed her by text
because he knew she would be hurt by the


decision.
"I love her no matter what," Brissett said.
"But it came down to making the decision I
felt was best for me. I can't please everybody.
I'm hurt that I hurt my mom. ... I was cry-
ing with her before the game. She means the
world to me."
Brissett's commitment to Florida gives the
Gators 19 players in Muschamp's inaugural
recruiting class, including two of the nation's
top five quarterbacks.
Having Jeff Driskel, the nation's No. 1
overall quarterback, in the same class doesn't
bother Brissett, who thrives on competition.
"[Driskel] will have to prove to me every
day, every year that he's going to be better
than me for him to win that starting spot,"
Brissett said.


UF GYMNASTICS

Caquatto joins all-arounders as Florida beats Alabama


By ALLISON BANKO
Alligator Writer

Just seconds before she made her
all-around debut for the Gators, con-
fusion rushed over freshman Mack-
enzie Caquatto.
Standing in her bejeweled black
leotard, she waited patiently at the
tip of the vault's runway.
The judges had paused, no gym-
nasts were performing and the meet
was at a standstill.
Alabama._ i,. .4 BeccaAlexin,
had gone onto bars before the sig-
nal, causing confusion amongst the
judges and incurring a slight delay
on the meet.
"I really didn't know what was
going on," Caquatto said. "I didn't
know if she finished her routine,
if she fell, if someone got hurt be-
cause I didn't want to turn around
and watch. I was just focused on
my vault. [Assistant Coach] Adrian
[Burde] told me, 'Just relax for a
second,' but it was more than a sec-
ond."
With the added time, it would've
been easy for Caquatto's nerves to
build. But they didn't - not one bit.
The freshman then flowed into
vault, finishing with a solid 9.850,
and she continued her breakout per-
formances throughout the evening.
Caquatto moved on to bars and
posted a 9.900, winning her first
event title in college.
She didn't stop there. After
sweeping balance beam and racking
up another victory, Caquatto won


the all-around competition in her
first attempt.
Out of the five all-around par-
ticipants in the meet, the freshman
snagged first place with a final point
tally at 39.575, the highest ever for a
Gator making her all-around debut.
"I'm speechless," Caquatto said.
"I really didn't even know what my
scores were. I wasn't really paying
attention. I was just trying to stay
focused on competing and cheering


on the team. The team made a huge
score as well, and it was just awe-
some."
Collectively, the Gators posted
a 197.550, reeling in a victory over
No. 6 Alabama. The Crimson Tide
scored a 195.450 and was said to be
the Gators' toughest competition of
the season, but the meet paved the
way for a slew of personal victories
for No. 1 Florida.
Maranda Smith's parents travel


from California to watch her per-
form, and Friday she served them
up something extra special.
After a rough performance in her
last competition, Smith stepped out
against the Tide and matched her
collegiate best on vault with a 9.950.
"I was so happy for Maranda,"
coach Rhonda Faehn said. "That
was just probably one of the best
vaults I've seen her do and just the
enthusiasm that came through after


Saj Guevara/ Alligator Staff
Florida freshman Mackenzie Caquatto made her collegiate all-around debut Friday night with a first-
place score of 39.575 as the Gators beat the Crimson Tide 197.550-195.450 in the O'Connell Center.


she knew she really stuck that land-
ing, it really energized the team."
When it came to floor, Smith was
stumble-free, performing her rou-
tine with ease. She earned a 9.925,
far superior to last week's 9.300.
But Smith wasn't the only Gator
who nailed her vault and floor rou-
tines.
After Marissa King stuck her
blind landing on vault, her team-
mates rushed up to her and started
chanting, "Ten! Ten! Ten!"
"I dreamt about it a lot," King
said. "Every time I have done it, I've
always done the half or something
that just didn't really kick it. But [to-
day], I stuck it dead. I finally got it,
I stuck it."
Though King didn't grasp that
perfect ten, she earned a 9.925, a col-
legiate best for the English gymnast.
But on floor, King did see a 10
from one judge.
"I couldn't breathe for a second,"
she said. "I was like, "Wow, really?"
King's total ended up being a
9.975, a score she said she deserved
because she lifted her foot up, which
may have pushed her back that last
couple of hundredths.
But King was noticeably ecstatic,
thrilled to have been the cherry on
top for Florida's stellar performance
against Alabama.
"It was great going last up, just to
leave our team on that final note that
we are awesome and that we got an
awesome team score this week," she
said. "It just proves how great we
are."


Shine's 19 pace team in loss


W-HOOPS, from page 13

what we needed at that time."
Bonds, who played only eight min-
utes in the first half, finished with sev-
en points on 2-of-12 shooting.
For the second straight game, it was
Shine's scoring that paced the Gators.
She had nine of her 19 points in a
three-minute span in the second half,
and Butler said she is one of the team's
most dynamic players on offense.
"There is a look that Shine gets in
her eye, and it's inspiring" Butler said.
The progression of Shine and fel-


low guards Lanita Bartley and Deana
Allen, who were both instrumental in
Florida's charge, is indicative of the
Gators' efforts of continued improve-
ment, Butler said.
Allen scored a career-high 18 points
and hit a three-pointer with 20 seconds
remaining to give the Gators a chance
in overtime. Bartley also notched a
career-high 16 points with five steals,
three assists and only one turnover.
"We're showing great signs of what
we can be - and who we're going to
become," Butler said. "We're just kind
of ready for (the latter) to show itself."


Parsons leads UF with double-double


HOOPS, from page 13


Parsons, who recorded double-doubles
in both wins. After scoring 18 points and
grabbing 11 rebounds against the Commo-
dores, he scored 17 points and recorded 12
rebounds Saturday.
Parsons also contributed a thunderous
block and five assists without a turnover in
a team-high 37 minutes, including all 20 of
the second half.
"He had an incredible game," coach
Billy Donovan said. "I don't know since
I've been here if I've ever played a guy 20
minutes in the second half. ... I wanted to
rest him, wanted to try to get him out of the
game, but he was doing too many things."
Free-throw shooting was key in the win,


as neither team led by more than three in
the final seven minutes.
After struggling from the charity stripe
for much of the year, Florida hit 18 of its 22
attempts on Saturday, including a pair by
Walker with 1:51 remain-
ing that gave the Gators
a lead they would never
Men's relinquish.
S"That was huge for
Basketball us," Walker said. "I know
we've been struggling at
the line for weeks and weeks, but the one
thing about competition is it changes each
day.
"One day we could be up, one day we
could be down, so we just got to keep fo-
cusing and take advantage of free points."





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ADAM, from page 13


The Gators once again followed a qual-
ity victory with an even bigger win. They
will be back in the AP Top 25 next week af-
ter spending the week at No. 23 in the USA
Today/ ESPN poll. (Which seemed a little too
convenient, what with ESPN putting them in
primetime twice last week.)
And analysts are already starting to pencil
Florida's name on their early NCAA Tourna-
ment brackets. ESPN F, -,r.. r. I.. r- " expert
Joe Lunardi had UF as a No. 5 seed even be-
fore it beat No. 10 Kentucky.
ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan wrote after


Saturday's win, "Florida now appears to be
an NCAA Tournament lock."
With six wins over top-50 RPI teams, it's
hard to argue against Brennan's claim.
The Gators snuck into the Big Dance last
year with a far less impressive resume, and
they are on track to add a regular-season con-
ference title to the list - something they have
only done once since 2001.
After Donovan paused to realize how little
time is left in the season, he replied that he
had no reason to feel comfortable with his
team's standing, even with only seven games
left.
For Donovan, last week wasn't the Gators'


biggest test. It's what they do now, with a
slightly higher profile ..I.. . i some time in
the national spotlight and a sense of entitle-
ment after two important victories.
"Do we have the maturity level, as a team,
to handle going forward from here?" Dono-
van said. "That has been our No. 1 problem,
is these situations. We have not handled them
well."
Donovan called Saturday's win a micro-
cosm of the team's season: inconsistent, but
resilient.
But this coming week isn't about resil-
iency, and that's what concerns Donovan.
Florida could easily lose some of its momen-


tum by dropping a trap game Wednesday at
South Carolina, the only SEC East team UF
has not beaten.
"We can not do that right now. That's the
worst thing that we can do, and I talked to
them about it in the locker room after the
game was over," Donovan said. "We have a
great opportunity to make incredible growth
and steps as a team."
The Gators have turned fumbling away
late-season trap games into an art form the
past few years, so Donovan has plenty of rea-
sons to be concerned.
And he knows it's never too late for a sea-
son to fall apart. Even in seven games.


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UF ROUNDUP

Slilam's three-set victory sends UF to win over FSU


By THOMAS NASSIFF
Alligator Writer

With the No. 7 Florida men's tennis team
in danger of losing its first match of the sea-
son Sunday at No. 27 FSU, the Gators got a
lift from an unsung hero.
After losing the doubles point and trad-
ing singles wins with the Seminoles (5-3), the
match was tied 3-3 as junior Nassim Slilam
battled FSU's Blake Davis on Court 4.
With the team result in his hands, Slilam's
superior strength and conditioning proved
to be the difference. He posted a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
victory while Davis struggled with cramps
late in the match.
Slilam's heroics 'i. :II...I Florida to a
6-0 record for the second time under coach
Andy Jackson and gave the Gators a gutsy
4-3 win at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center
in Tallahassee.
"I'm proud of Nassim. He worked very
hard to prepare for this spring," Jackson
said. "He made his guy tired, and across the
board we all fought hard today."
Slilam, who often gets overshadowed
by his doubles partner, senior Alexandre
Lacroix, has yet to lose a singles match this
year.


However, it was a day of many firsts for
the Gators.
Things started on the wrong foot as Slil-
am and Lacroix failed to clinch the doubles
point, falling 8-5 on Court 1. It was the first
time Florida didn't claim the doubles point
in the dual match season.
"To be a good team, sometimes you have
to be able to win without getting the doubles
point," Jackson said.
Lacroix, ranked No. 4 in singles, was up-
set by No. 42 Vahid Mirzadeh in three sets,
while No. 52 Bob van Overbeek, riding an
11-game win streak, moved up to Court 2
and lost in three sets to No. 37 Clint Bowles.
"It was difficult for Alex. He might have
gotten a little too caught up in getting the
point for the team," Jackson said. "He al-
most wanted to win too much."
The Gators overcame those losses as
sophomore Sekou Bangoura Jr. and Spen-
cer Newman both posted straight-sets wins.
Billy Federhofer won in three sets to set up
Slilam's match-clinching victory.
"We took FSU's best shot," Jackson said,
"and I'm very pleased to get through it with
a victory."
The Gators also swept in-state rival Cen-
tral Florida on Friday.


DEMPS, TAYLOR CLINCH NCAA SPOTS AT
ELITE MEET: The Florida men's track and
field team won the indoor national champi-
onship last season, but that doesn't concern
Gators coach Mike Holloway anymore.
"We're not really trying to defend the
2010 title. We're trying to win the 2011 title,"
Holloway said. "If we worry about what
happened in 2010, then we'll get lost in that
shuffle. Our focus is not on what we did last
year."
Three events into the
season, Florida is well on
its way, with five athletes
already qualified for the
national meet.
Sprinter Jeff Demps and
jumper Christian Taylor
were the latest to clinch
spots at the NCAA meet in
March, posting their quali-
fying marks at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet.
"This was a solid weekend for the Gators,"
Holloway said. "I am very pleased with our
progress. We continue to take steps in the
right direction, and that is something that is
very important to me."
Demps, who was returning to action from
a foot injury suffered during the -...rl: , II sea-


son, nearly recorded a personal-best time in
the 60-meter dash, winning the event in 6.57
seconds.
Demps won the indoor national champi-
onship in the 60-meter dash last season.
"Nothing Jeff does surprises us anymore,"
Holloway said.
Taylor, who won the triple jump with a
16.61m/54-6 mark, has been equally impres-
sive, dominating his events for quite some
time.
The last triple jump event Taylor lost
came before the 2009 Tyson Invitational.
"If you look at where Christian was this
time last year, he is way ahead of the curve
this year," Holloway said. "Christian has
always been a very talented guy, but he has
much better focus and drive this year."
In addition to Demps and Taylor, sprinters
Tony McQuay (400-meter dash) and Leon-
ardo Seymore (200-meter dash) won. Lane
Whitaker, who won the 400-meter dash last
year at the Elite Meet, once again took first
place in the event for the UF women's team.
Demps and Taylor join heptathlete Gray
Horn and jumpers Omar Craddock and Will
Claye as UF's other automatic qualifiers so
far this season.
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We Inform. You Decide. VOLUME 105 ISSUE 23 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Todayvisit www.alligator.org UF sophomore Kenny Boynton (right) stepped up to defend Kentucky star Brandon Knight on the last play of Florida’s 70-68 win Saturday night in front of a record crowd. See Story, Page 13.Runners dash 2 miles, scarf a dozen doughnuts, sprint backRALEIGH, N.C. — On your marks, get set, stuff your face. About 7,500 people took part in Saturday’s annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh. The rules are simple and stomach-churning: run for two miles, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and then run back along the same two miles. That’s four miles of running to burn off about 2,400 calories. It’s for a good cause, though. The race is operated by students at North Carolina State University, and it raises money for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Last year, the event took in more than $55,000. The race began in 2004 as a dare among friends. Only a handful of runners took part in the beginning, but the race has grown steadily since then.— THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rain 62/41FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Alex Orlando / AlligatorDavid Schade, aka Sir William Dudley, jumps off his horse to clobber his opponent during a post-jousting battle Saturday during the 25th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. By ALEX ORLANDOAlligator Writer His steed is brushed. The lances are prepped. And before he puts on his armor, Sir William Dudley grabs his iPhone and cranks up the volume of his favorite heavy metal song. While “The Other Side” by Unsun wails over the speaker in his tent, he swings open a case the size of a Buick’s trunk and hauls out the components of his armor. The shoe tent as he pieces his suit together. Among the helmets, swords and spare lances scattered around the tent are a Coleman cooler, a bottle of sunscreen and a crumpled up McDonald’s bag. He’s geared up and ready, but he’s not a knight yet. Inside the tent, he’s David Schade, the 34-year-old former UPS employee who ran away with the Renaissance 12 years ago. It was 1999, and he was working as a part-time actor in the Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace in Geneva, Ohio, when he met up with some of the jousters. Maybe it was the grade-school history classes or the Errol Flynn movies. But when they mentioned an open spot, he was in. “Once I got involved with this, it was like ‘I’m never coming back,’” he said. And he didn’t. He called his roommate at his Palm Beach apartment and told her to put all his belongings in storage. When his next shift with UPS rolled around the following week, he was already on the road to the next fair. From there, it was horse training, 46 weekends of shows a year, and all the bumps and bruises he could take. But most of his injuries aren’t from the closetrod-sized length of oak barreling at his chest at locomotive speeds. He got used to the wrenched ankles, twisted knees and ruptured disc in his back. It’s the small things that get him. lacks its middle knuckle. What started as a nick from a sword during practice became a swollen, infected wound. The infection spread to his bone and had to be removed. He was off the horse for 10 weeks. Last summer, after a 10-pound TWO ARRESTS WERE MADE LAST WEEK.By ALEXANDER KLAUSNERAlligator Staff Writer Newly released documents from the Alachua County the murder of UF student Saleha Huuda and Wednesday’s arrests of Antonio Drayton and Cassandra Kimbrough. brough, 42, is charged as his accomplice. On Dec. 29, Huuda had exchanged text messages with Drayton about going over to his apartment located in Pine Rush Villas off Southwest 20th Avenue. When Huuda did not respond to Drayton’s texts, he believed she was with someone else. At 6 p.m. Dec. 29, Huuda stopped at her parent’s house to pick up an insurance card. It was the last time she was seen alive. Drayton next appeared at his brother’s house in Starke around 11 p.m. to ask for money. His brother said Drayton was “anxious,” according to the report. Another witness saw a car that looked like Huuda’s leaving the property. The witness said the car had a cheerleading sticker on the back. Cell phone records show both Drayton’s and Kimbrough’s phones were connecting with a cell phone tower in Starke. Surveillance cameras at a Starke gas station show a woman resembling Kimbrough buying $2 worth of gas. She was shown moving to and from Huuda’s car. Details released in student murder case Ar ound Gainesville SEE JOUST, P A GE 4 SEE HUUDA, P A GE 4 Jocelyne Sanchez / Alligator Staff Drayton

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News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 105 ISSUE 23 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 TODAYFORECAST WHAT’S HAPPENING Graduate Christian Fellowship Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Room 284 The speaker for February will be professor B.J. Fregly of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. All are invited. Associated with the Past? Communist Legacies and Civic Participation in PostCommunist Countries Today, noon Anderson Hall Room 216 Grigore Pop-Eleches from Princeton University will present a talk about the collapse of communism. Twenty years later, scholars roughly agree that the communist past still matters. Many questions remain, however, about exactly how, when and why the past matters, especially in terms of political values and behavior. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Ehrlich Chair in Political Science. Gainesville Comedy Showcase Today, 10 p.m. Gator City This free benefit roast is for Chris Cope, who had openheart surgery and needs financial help. UF Phi Beta Lambda Information Session Tuesday, 6:15 p.m. Matherly Hall Room 118 Students interested in developing leadership, communication and team skills should join Phi Beta Lambda, the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America. FBLA is the premier professional business organization in the nation. Learn more about the state conference and how you can compete, be recognized or win prizes. 720 Balloon Pop Challenge Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. Plaza of the Americas The UF Bateman Team wants to find out if UF students can pop University Gospel Choir Benefit Concert Sunday, 6 p.m. Upper Room Ministries, 3575 NE 15th St. This concert will help the University Gospel Choir alleviate some costs for its annual spring break tour. For more information, contact the University Gospel Choir at www.universitygospelchoir. com or e-mail universitygospelchoir@gmail.com. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an e-mail with “What’s Happening” in the subject line to ebehrman@alligator.org. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted “What’s Happening” submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. CORRECTION In Friday’s Alligator, a quote in an article about the closure of a dog walking business regarding the city’s involvement with an appeal was misattributed. A phrase and following quote stated that Michael Bowe said he was not prepared for the city to speak on his behalf. The quote should be attributed to Bruce Baber. 720 balloons in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. Connecting the Gator Nation Wednesday, 5 p.m. Emerson Alumni Hall This event will provide students with an opportunity to build their network by connecting with UF alumni. It will provide them with tips on how to best market themselves and networking experience to build confidence in these types of situations. Space is limited to the first 75 students who RSVP through Gator CareerLink. Log in to GCL at crc.ufl. edu, click on “Events,” select “Workshops” and select RSVP next to “Connecting The Gator Nation.” Harness Your Passion Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Harn Museum Participants will have the opportunity to view student art as well as the new African textile exhibit. In addition, other activities related to the 2010 CRP selection will take place, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call New Student and Family Programs at 352-3921261, or e-mail newstudentinfo@dso.ufl.edu. 14th Annual Medical College Forum Saturday Reitz Union Students can learn about the medical school admissions process and meet admissions deans and directors from every school in the state and across the country. Register online at ufpremed.org/mcf or at the event. FRIDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 62/35 THURSDAY RAIN 65/42 SUNNY 67/51 RAIN 62/41 SUNNY 62/38 TUESDAY WEDNESDAY

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 Museum Nights: Under African SkiesFebruary 10, 2011 6 9 p.m. Zipcar grows more popularThe University of Florida’s Zipcar Program recently exceeded 1,000 members. Students, staff and faculty are invited to join this car-sharing program for access to vehicles at multiple locations on campus available whenever they need them. Students 18 and older and UF employees may sign up for memberships at a discounted rate at www.zipcar.com/u and start driving immediately.Fundraiser adds Vegas touchThe 22nd annual “A Celebration of Wine Event” has gone Vegas. The “Vino Las Vegas” fundraiser will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the University of Florida’s Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom. It benets North Central Florida’s public radio station Florida’s 89.1 WUFTFM. For more information, visit www. celebrationofwine.org. Civil rights pioneers speakPatricia Stephens Due and her husband, civil rights attorney John Due, will speak about their role in the civil rights movement in “An Evening with the Dues: Pioneers in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Buddy & Anne MacKay Auditorium in Pugh Hall. There will be free parking next to Pugh Hall the evening of the event. Your campus news source View these stories and more at www.insideuf.u.edu InsideUF is produced by the University Relations Ofce for faculty, staff and students. Editor Ron WayneFor a listing of events, or to submit an event to the calendar, click “UF Calendar” at www.insideuf.u.edu. UF Calendar of EventsFla. Museum highlights state’s ranching historyThe Florida Museum of Natural History opens two exhibits exploring the state’s ranching and cowboy legacy this weekend. “Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition” and “Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier, Photographs by Carlton Ward Jr.,” open at 10 a.m. Saturday with a full slate of activities. “Visitors can experience the excitement of Florida’s cattle ranching culture through our opening day activities,” said the museum’s education coordinator Kendra Lanza-Kaduce. “The number of groups scheduled to participate make this the largest public opening event the Florida Museum has hosted.” “Florida Cattle Ranching” examines one of Florida’s oldest and economically signicant traditions, from its 16th-century, Spanish origins to Seminoles, Crackers and modern-day ranching. “Florida Cowboys” illustrates the role ranches play in Florida’s economic wealth and the conservation of nature as well as the raw beauty of Florida’s ranch land. Today, more than 1 million cattle graze on 5 million acres of pasture and woodland, and Florida is one of the top ve beef-producing states east of the Mississippi River. Photographer Ward will present three “walk and talk” tours of his “Florida Cowboys” exhibit and discuss the important conservation role of cattle ranches. “The exhibit focuses on Florida ranch lands and culture and the environment it protects,” Ward said. “It’s an unseen and tremendously important part of Florida.” Outside the museum, visitors will be able to interact with Florida Cracker Horse Association members displaying Cracker cattle and horses. Visitors can also talk to 19th-century Florida cattle ranch re-enactors and learn traditional roping techniques from members of the Florida Cattleman’s Association. Award-winning whip poppers from Polk County are scheduled to present demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. ”These activities provide a fun way to explore a signicant part of Florida’s history that many of our visitors may not be familiar with,” said Darcie MacMahon, Florida Museum assistant director for exhibits. Other planned activities include spurand saddle-making demonstrations and displays of antique tools and ranching equipment collections. Both exhibits run through May 8, and the Florida Museum of Natural History is the last stop on the “Florida Cattle Ranching” tour. For more information, visit http://www. mnh.u.edu/cowboys/. Photo by Carlton Ward Jr. Feb. 9, 1968: Eleven people, including six UF students, are arrested by UPD during a protest of Dow Chemical Company’s campus recruitment and charged with trespassing. About 30 demonstrators sat in the hall to block UF faculty from returning support of the company, which manufactured napalm for the American forces in the Vietnam War. When the demonstrators refused to leave, an argument ensued, and one man was sprayed with Mace. Feb. 7, 1984: Two women from Miami bike through Gainesville on day three of a mega-joy ride from Tallahassee to their hometown. The women, Marci Hurait and Dristi Pliske, planted a “tree of peace” near the Capitol building in Tallahassee and said they planned to plant another one, 580 miles away, in downtown Miami at the end of their journey. Feb. 9, 1998: Gainesville’s City Commission gathers to discuss adding sexual orientation to the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance. Opponents of the measure say homosexuals are hardly ever discriminated, and they also say being gay is against the Bible.— KAT BEIN ON CAMPUS By JESSICA KRAMERAlligator Contributing Writer For three culture-infused hours, 66 years of life was celebrated. As “No Woman, No Cry” blasted from speakers on the Reitz Union North Lawn, the life of singer and songwriter Bob Mar ley was honored by the Jamaican-American Student Association. The program, called “One Love: The Bob Marley Celebration,” was held to commemorate Marley and bring together people who appreciated his life. “Bob Marley was an icon in Jamaica,” JAMSA member Anna-Kay Forrester said. “His music and his lyrics impacted Jamaica and all the people that live there.” People walking to and from the Reitz Union were drawn to the celebration by the music from the speakers of Barrington Guthrie Jr. Guthrie is known on the radio as Mr. Magnum, a disc jockey from WTMG Magic 101.3 FM. This is the fourth year JAMSA has put on this event. Unfortunately, not as large of a crowd came out this year, Guthrie said; other members agreed. “I expected a bigger turnout,” said Brandon Young, the assistant treasurer of JAMSA. “Then there’s the rain, and there’s the Super Bowl, but people can celebrate Bob Marley’s life wherever they want. In their homes or with their friends is good, too.” out of Marley’s face was displayed for students to take pictures in. Next to it was a stack of trivia questions about Marley and his music. Refreshments and a birthday cake celebrating Marley’s birthday were also provided by JAMSA.Life of Jamaican ‘icon’ celebrated 13 MENTORS HAVE BEEN SELECTED.By MARISA GOTTESMANAlligator Contributing Writer Pride Student Union is working on a mentorship program in the fall for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students. The main goal of the program is to get students acquainted with Gainesville and the LGBTQ community, said Donnie Fields, the PSU president. The concept is twofold. tional lessons between mentors and mentees. The mentors will be trained to inform mentees about the LGBTQ community on campus and in Gainesville and answer any questions individuals may have. The second part works to create social events and bonding experiences. It is a natural progression for students to want to join PSU, Fields said. He is hoping to spark interest in about 30 to 45 new students through the mentor ship program. “We are learning how to reach out to students earlier, and the mentorship program is a huge step in that direction,” Fields said. There is a whole area of that mentors can throughout the Gainesville community, he said. Thirteen mentors have already been selected. Annie Horneland, an 18-year-old exploratory major, was selected to become a mentor. Horneland wants new students to understand that being gay in college is differ ent from being gay in high school. The mentor program gives freshmen a place to turn for stability and resources, she said. The mentors will be able to show mentees where to who are questioning their orientation and provide students with someone to talk to about their concerns.Mentor program starting for gay studentsMarley Student Lif e

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By MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Writer No one slept this year at the Sleep Out for the Homeless. The event, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., ended around midnight Saturday due to rain. Before the shutdown, students danced to music on Turlington Plaza, ate free pizza and donated items to the St. Francis House. Harmardo Sinclair, president of the fraternity, said the magnitude of homelessness in Gainesville is “atrocious.” He said the event is one way to give back, but he knows not every student would be willing to give up his or her Saturday night to sleep on the ground. That’s where the party comes in. “That’s what people come out for,” Sinclair said. “People like food, people like music, and people like to dance.” The organization collected about 33 bags of clothing, two boxes of toiletries, four boxes of food and about $70. Danica Rodriguez, director of the Freshman Leadership Council, said the collected items will go a long way to help others. “It just turns into a full-blown party,” she said. “And the more people that come, the most stuff they bring.” 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011Max Reed / Alligator StaffFreshman Leadership Council members Alyssa Nieves, Brad Skene and Alice Rhee sort clothes donated for the homeless Saturday night on Turlington Plaza. ON CAMPUSStudents pass on sleep for charityBy CJ PRUNERAlligator Staff Writer For Rod Smith, last November was not a pretty month. A political neophyte with boatloads of money thwarted his chance at claiming the Florida lieutenant governor’s seat, and his Democratic colleagues across the state and country were smacked hard at the polls. He jokingly referred to meeting with his “political consultants” after the elections — “John Walker, Jose Cuervo and Jim Beam.” But while speaking Friday at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville alongside many top political insiders, Smith, the current chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, made it clear: 2012 would be a whole new game. Every other year, UF’s political science department holds a conference where pollsters, professors, political correspondents and everyone in between are invited to discuss the presidential and midterm elections from a state and national perspective. The conference is split into morning and afternoon sessions, with each handling either the presidential or midterm election. In the afternoon session, the panel tackled some of the major questions regarding the next presidential election. The questions dealt with topics ranging from potential Republican Party presidential candidates to political issues that could propel or serve as a roadblock for the Obama administration. Beth Reinhard, a political correspondent with National Journal and a former reporter with the Miami Herald, said the two numbers that determine if Obama serves another four years are unemployment and approval rating. Another critical factor would be whether Obama could capture the same diverse electorate he did in 2008. Reinhard said it may be harder this time around, as he cannot run as a “candidate of hope and change” from inside the White House. While members of the afternoon panel of Florida, traditionally viewed as an election swing state, in this upcoming election. “I believe the road to Pennsylvania Avenue starts between I-75 and I-95,” Smith said. The importance in Florida, Smith said, could be seen in the GOP’s selection of Tampa as a host city for the 2012 Republican National Convention. And just who would Republicans nominate in 2012? Members of the panel indicated that, as of right now, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to be the front-runner. These assertions, however, were immediately met with of candidates and the months between now and November 2012 to show how nothing was etched in stone. David Hill, the director of Hill Research Consultants, expressed some doubts about a Romney campaign holding up, pointing to his performance in the 2008 Republican primaries. “Romney was like seeing a bad movie trailer,” Hill said. “If you see a bad 30 seconds, are you going to sit through two and a half hours?” Then came the big question: What about Sarah Palin? David Wolfson, the president of the Tallahassee-based OSI didates, said it would be unwise to underestimate the power the outspoken former governor of Alaska could wield in the primaries. Smith, however, offered a more tongue-in-cheek take on a potential Palin run. “I’m entirely in favor of her getting in.” he said.Political experts discuss 2012 candidates, issuesAfter searching Huuda’s car later, detectives noticed a strong odor of gasoline coming from the back seat and Around 1:45 a.m. Dec. 30, one witness attempted to call Huuda’s cell phone. It went straight to voicemail. After a second call, a woman answered and said Huuda was sleeping and that she would call him back tomorrow. Around 2:15 a.m., a witness traveling to work saw a four-door Nissan parked in a ditch near where Huuda’s body was discovered. Also around that time, Drayton’s cell phone was connecting with a tower that placed him at the location where Huuda’s body was discovered. in a comforter. After authorities located Huuda’s that matched the pattern of the comforter that she was wrapped in. Huuda’s purse was found in the backseat. Kimbrough signed a sworn statement stating she was with Drayton at the time of Huuda’s death. She also said she had no involvement in or knowledge of Huuda’s death. On Jan. 24, Kimbrough changed her legal name and acquired a new driver’s license with a different date of birth, an incomplete address and a 6-inch differ ence in height. On Feb. 2, it was found that a napkin found near the site of Huuda’s burned body contained Drayton’s DNA. That day, the medical examiner reported that Huuda was murdered, but that it is still unclear how. DNA was found at the scene HUUDA, from page 1They said Florida will be a major swing stateHe is also a professional wrestleraddition to his 130-pound suit of armor, he strained his already-present hernia, pulled his groin and threw out his back in a month. He hides those under bandages and back braces when he suits up. When he passes through the tent’s door superhero demeanor. Atop his 16-year-old Clydesdale, Christine, he’s somewhere between Santa Claus “The great thing is the magic isn’t dead for them,” he says. Now, he’s trotting around the jousting give them something to “huzzah!” for. He faces the stands, full of fans cradling turkey legs, swords and bottles of root beer. “Now, my friends, you wish victory, and do you care how?” he asks his audience. “No,” they chime back. He cocks his head to the side and appears to swoon. “I think I’m in love.” The crowd giggles. slobberknocker. At one point, he jumps off the horse to clobber his enemy — a move straight out of professional wrestling. Schade is no stranger to that. Under the most recent name, Lance Michaels, he’s been competing in independent pro wrestling matches around the country almost as long as he’s been jousting. That’s where he learned to play the char acter of Sir William. He describes him as “a guy with a chip on his shoulder, and he wants everyone to know it.” By the end of the show, the crowd is still screaming for Sir William, who has gone from the losing jouster, to the vengeful cheater, to the show’s champion. Still in his battle gear, he takes off his helmet and lumbers toward the stands. The dollar bills into his waiting helmet. Some corral him for pictures. Others conA boy walks up — a tin-foil sword in one hand, his mommy’s hand in the other. Sir William looks down at the boy. “So I can win, duh.” JOUST, from page 1 Ar ound Gainesville Smith “It just turns into a fullblown party.”Danica Rodriguez director of the Freshman Leader ship Council

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THE STATE PLANS TO REMOVE SOME HORSES AND BISON FROM PAYNES PRAIRIE.By KAT BEINAlligator Staff Writer Lisa Grossman drove all the way from Jacksonville with a few of her friends to stand under an overcast sky and hold signs for the cars whizzing by on Northwest 43rd Street. She did this because she feels it’s her responsibility to speak out against the removal of animals from Paynes Prairie. “Animals can’t speak for themselves,” Grossman, 49, said. “They have a certain trust in where they live and their freedom, and such the opposite is about to happen.” Grossman organized Saturday’s protest to raise awareness about the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s plan to remove some of the Paynes Prairie animals, including all males, to prevent inbreeding and keep them from getting into nearby properties. But opponents of the plan fear the horses and bison on the prairie would be handed over to companies who would have the animals treated unfairly or killed. “I call them pony pimps,” Grossman said. “[The animals] will be whipped and broken, while for decades they’ve been free, free, free.” Melinda Eckert also drove from Jacksonville to take part in the demonstration. Eckert held a sign out to passing cars that read “sale = slaughter.” “I hate to see an animal taken off of its natural habitat and disposed of,” she said. “I think it’s an act of injustice.” Olivia Martin, a UF junior studying wildlife conservation, joined the group homemade sign, coloring in the words “share our prairie.” “Just from an ethical standpoint, the bison don’t deserve to be removed from their homeland,” Martin said. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5 Jordan Streetzel / Alligator UF students Olivia Martin and Matt Binder hold signs Saturday on Northwest 43rd Street By KAT BEINAlligator Staff Writer Naquel Hall, 19, could have gotten away with it, but he forgot to do one important thing — wait. On Monday, Jan. 31, Hall pawned a yellow, black and gray Gary Fisher Super caliber mountain bike at City Commission candidate Richard Selwach’s Best Jewelry & Loan Pawnbroker, located at 523 NW Third Ave. Hall signed papers promising the items were his to sell, according to the Gainesville police report. An hour later, Amy Horstmeyer would in and her shed broken into. The thief had taken more than $20,000 worth of household items, including the mountain bike, the report stated. Horstmeyer reported the break-in and the stolen items to the police. On Friday, Hall returned to Selwach’s shop to pawn another one of her bikes, the report stated. By Saturday night, the police caught up with Hall and arrested him for six felonies: burglary, grand theft, two charges of dealing in stolen property and two charges of providing false information on a pawn form. Man pawns stolen goodsProtesters want animals to stay “I hate to see an animal taken off of it’s natural habitat and disposed of. I think its an act of injustice.”Melinda Eckert protester Ne ws Local

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The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator .The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458.6, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011Opinions Reader response Vote or post a message at www.alligator.orgColumnALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinionEditorial Paul Runnestrand EDITOR Elizabeth Behrman Joshua Saval MANAGING EDITORS Cynthia Despres OPINIONS EDITOR Today’s question: Did you think the Super Bowl ads were funny?52 TOTAL VOTES37% YES 63% NOFriday’s question: Do you agree with the City Commission’s deci sion on dogwalking?State Sen. Nancy Detert should avoid walking past an tee now. tions to cut spending, including tying weekly payments to the unemployment rate and forcing people receiving three months. ing the system how it was intended — as a way to tide them along with the moochers. Keep in mind that even with voluntary couchsitters, Where are people supposed to go after their 12 weeks are up? and closer to their old salaries. Another issue crops up with eliminating the edge emWe question the need for leaning to one side or the othor acted disrespectfully at their workplaces receiving undeserved money. On the other hand, giving employers the advantage ees have made. portunity afforded the unemployed. Most of them want to government. Work it outMinimum wage jobs aren’t the answerTeachers’ unions need schoolingperfections to such an extent that the profession is often derided as one for the least among us. We all know this characterization is not true, and yet it persists. Why? One clear answer is teacher unions. the teachers they purport to represent. ers. So, it seems a non sequitur that teacher unions would While many pay lip service to the idea that teachers lic faces of teacher unions? teacher unions. concerned with promoting their own union than with the welfare of their students should stand up to their Instead of maintaining the government monopoly, these teachers must push for increased educational opportunities and school choice for their students. By advocating this free-market approach to education and the elevate the educational standards of their students. heart of most teachers, it should not. Open markets mean increased competition among teachers which, in turn, leads to the elimination of teachers who are not achieving adequate results, and thus, more openings for high-achieving, highly qualiSo, rather than marginalizing and ostracizing their ized teachers should instead look to these colleagues as the future. Instead of going along with the status quo, these non-unionized teachers have seen the handwriting on the wall and seek to restore the higher calling of their education. Zack Smithletters@alligator.org

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7When shots rang out at a North Side party early Sunday morning, Youngstown State freshman Jordon Wagner fell to the ground 2 inches from fellow student Jamail Johnson. While Wagner escaped the house, which was bullets, Johnson did not. to a statement released by YSU. trampled Wagner. What he had hoped were merely warning Wagner waited in the cold with others, some YSU students. YSU freshman DeShaun McDonald arrived at the party relaxed until a physical altercation ensued. Donald said. McDonald and his friend decided it was time to leave. But before they could leave, the shooter was pushed out of the house, only to That’s when the gunshots started. ald said. McDonald said he was patted down before entering the party, and he did not understand how the shooter was able to bring a gun. As McDonald made his way to the exit, he and his friend ran into what they believe was the body of Johnson. ald said, adding that a crowd formed around the body. “They Delta fraternity had also attended the party and expressed his grief about the tragedy. “This is such an unbelievable tragedy. Our hearts go out to Witnesses said the altercation began when a woman pushed a bystander, inciting a group of eight partygoers to retaliate. The woman left at the request of a friend but returned roughly 10 minutes later with increased numbers. the gun in the house. After being forced outside, Johnson went to the door to defuse the situation. Johnson’s efforts to maintain the peace cost him his life. Two minutes after the man left the party, he turned to the beth Health Center. witness at the hospital said. That witness was Darlene Wagner, Darlene Wagner told Woodberry that Johnson would not be responding to her texts. She told Woodberry that Johnson away. Lamar Salter and Doug Livingston, The Jambar, Youngstown State U. via UWIRE ay and bisexual men have various forms of condemnaand physical brutality. It is an uncomfortable truth that this unique constituency continues to endure varying degrees of intolerance and violent bigotry in an assortment of contexts. There are a myriad of dogmatic, narrow-minded and parochial reasons why homosexual men have absorbed such a disadvantaged reputation in American culture, but it cannot be ignored that one of the principal reasons pertains to their sion of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections through blood donations. is on record for staunchly espousing the dismissal of the Food and Drug Administration’s “umbrella ban on all gay men from giving has lambasted the ban as “[dehuban is attractive and inspiring, while simultaneously being misleading and purposefully — otherwise, ignorantly — inaccurate. The FDA policy is more correctly sex with men (MSM). The purpose of the MSM question on prospective blood donor applications is two those who have engaged in behavior opportunity of contracting HIV/ AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens and to exclude their blood from the blood-supply system. Sure, it may be tempting to label the FDA ban as a donor-screening scheme to prevent some from giving blood “for no other reason than for has erroneously concluded. But cata man on the basis of whether he has had sex with another him on the basis of his orientation. siders behavior, and the second The mere act of having sex with another man does not necessitate that a Applying the same logic, some men who identify themselves as gay or bisexual may not have necessarily had sex with another man. Based on data extracted from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and National Bauer detected that 7 percent of men had at least one episode of sex with another man since age 17, but of sexual. Therefore, the FDA’s MSM heterogeneous. A self-identifying straight male who had one event of sex with another male in the distant past and a male with a long-term actively gay lifestyle would both be captured under the MSM category. Committee’s allegation that there is no substance behind the FDA’s MSM policy, much of the following was discerned from a superior Services v. Freeman, a cohort study conducted by a team of doctors and noted behavioral science surveys. The very nature of homosexual gage in such behavior extremely vulnerable to infection. It has been evidenced that HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens are more easily transmitted by anal sex than by vaginal sex. According to a 2007 survey, MSM total AIDS cases reported to date. In the 2002 Ontario Men’s Survey, vide a saliva sample, but 72 percent participated. Of them, 10 percent were HIV positive, and 27 percent infection. In addition, 27 percent reported having 10 or more sexual partners within the last 12 months. William Cameron, an infectious disease expert, opined that despite stringent quality control mechaIn light of such alarming uncer tainty, is it unreasonable to maintain a precautionary policy of caution so as not to expose blood recipients to Even the Canadian courts, which have championed the civil liberties of the homosexual community with endowments such as the right to solute need for a ban on blood donations from MSM. an infection through sexual activity of sexual contact, the prevalence partners, and the promiscuity of the respective pool, the FDA’s ban on MSM blood donors is fair, non-discriminatory and wholly warranted. We indict our government as being carelessly irresponsible for not apparatus to safeguard our economy, while we simultaneously critirestrictive when it comes to protecting the integrity of something as delicate as our nation’s blood supply. I am proud at least one governonly party who should be ashamed tee for deliberately misrepresenting an important and necessary protecits own special interest and political agenda. Brett Wager, 4LSFDA’s ban is for nation’s own goodGuest columnBrett WagerSpeaking Out Lamar Salter and Doug LivingstonUWire Students recount shooting at party at Youngstown StateUWire

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8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 Dana Burke / Alligator StaffMeihua Student Association of Martial Arts perform a lion dance at the Vietnamese Student Organiza tion’s Tet Show on Saturday night in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. By REBECCA DANTAAlligator Contributing WriterPeople gathered to watch a yellow and purple lion puppet dance on stage to the beat of a drum and cymbal Saturday night, symbolizing good fortune in Vietnamese culture. Smells of fried rice and sounds Grand Ballroom as the Vietnamese Student Organization and about 300 guests celebrated the annual Tet Lunar New Year program in honor of the Vietnamese New Year. This year, a modern American fashion show was added to the lineup, featuring designs by one of the The show also featured traditional and modern dances, skits and a traditional Vietnamese gown fashion show. Guests received a free meal of fried rice, Vietnamese chicken salad and egg rolls while waiting for the show to begin. “We were really excited to showcase our culture even more,” said Ann Hoang, the organization’s president. “The most important thing is to spread our culture to those who are unaware of what it is like.” Amanda Le, an interior design graduate student, said the celebration deepened her connection to her roots. “As a Vietnamese-American, tonight helped me to go back and learn about my culture,” she said. “It’s really important we keep up the tradition.” Part of the show featured “Choostyle,” designs made by one of the organization’s members, Chieu Ho. The UF sophomore designed and sewed each of Freshman William Yang said this his family because they are overseas. He said celebrating the holiday at the event instead of with family was not necessarily a bad thing. “I’m used to celebrating with my family, but the people I’ve met here are my family, Yang said.” Vietnamese students celebrate lunar new yearAROUND GAINESVILLEBy KAITLYNN FLOYDAlligator Contributing Writer The only wires at the Dudley Farm Historic State Park are used for the turkey and chicken fencing. The authentic, 19th-century working farm hosted its annual Plow Days, bringing in about 350 people Friday and almost 430 people Saturday. Visitors were able to visualize the farm’s original use through demonstrations of horse plowing, crocheting, hand-washing linen and several other traditional skills. Once visitors entered the park, they walked a muddy trail alongside cattle to enter life in the 1800s with the Dudley family. They could tour the Dudley farmhouse, which smells of anVolunteers shared stories of what life was like in the house. Three-year-old Jane Nelson held onto a corn husk volunteers yard. Her mother, Cami Nelson, leaned down to ask her daughter what part of the tour had been her favorite. After thinking for a few moments, she yelled, “The horses!” Days. She said it was something fun for her and her friend to take their kids to on a Saturday afternoon. Nelson and her children watched horse-drawn wagons till tion. Horner, a volunteer at the park for nine years, thinks it’s important for children to see their heritage. One of Horner’s main concerns is Florida’s budget cuts on state parks. close. She said they will have to wait to hear from the governor about where they stand on the issue. “It’s amazing how many people show up when they think it’s about to close,” Horner said. The Plow Days’ blacksmith is the last stop for most visitors on the self-guided tour. Raymond Macatee, 70, has been weldpossibility of the park closing. “We need to preserve our history,” Macatee said.State park program preserves 19th century farm life “It’s amazing how many people show up when they think it’s about to close.”Vada Horner volunteer at Dudley Farm Historic State Park On Campu s

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10, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 4-20-10-70-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts.Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-20-10-70-2 FOX HOLLOWGated Entry MOVE-IN SPECIAL 1BR STARTING AT $499. 7301 W Univ Ave Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 352-332-3199 www.foxhollowgainesville.com Text: foxhollow@65374 4-20-10-70-2 WALK TO UF! 1BR $425Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-20-10-70-2 Move In Today/January/Fall! 1/1 from $625 * 1/1 LOFT from $625 2/2 from $669 *3/2 from $779 Pools * Cardio * Tanning . Washer/Dryers * HUGE Floor Plans! 377-7401 * Pets Loved! 4-20-10-70-2 BRIDGELIGHT1 BR Loft Style starting at $495 mo. M-F 10-2 Sat. by appt. 3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com Text: bridgelight@65374 4-20-10-70-2 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 4-20-10-70-2 SUN BAY and Sun Key 2.1 bedroom Apartment >From $550/mo; 1 mo free for UF students on yr lease Walk to Campus 352-376.6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sunisland.info 4-20-10-70-2 2/2’s & 3/3’s RMM Match HUGE Walk In Closet Prem Cable & Hi Speed Intrnt Incld 4-20-10-70-2 SUN HARBOR TOWNHOMES 1.1 Townhomes >From $525 mo; 1 mo free with yr lease. Walk to Campus 352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sunisland.info 4-20-10-70-2 SUN BAY and Sun Key 1.1 bedroom Apartment (Not just a room!) 1mo free for UF students >From $475 mo; Walk to Campus No other offers apply 352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sunisland.info 4-20-10-70-2 PET’S PARADISE$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-1610-40-2 CALL TODAY! Homes/Condos/Apartments Close to UF on bus route! www.edbaurmanagement.com 352-375-7104 4-20-10-70-2 $500-$600 clean, spacious PRIVATE, apt. for calm, stable, mature person in quiet area, greenspace/trees; pvt patio, near UF & dntn, bus. 1825-1826 NW 10th st. 352-376-0080, 352-284-3873; postj@bellsouth.net 4-2010-70-2 Pine Rush Villas NO PET/ALARM FEES Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits 1/1 *$439 2/1 *$558 Near UF and Oaks Mall Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com 4-20-10-70-2 The Cottages on Market Street 2BR/1BA apt $500 mo; No Dep, No Fee's UF or SF Full-Time Students Bike to Campus, Walk to Starbucks Tommy 352-339-1965 4-20-10-70-2 NW 1 br, new carpet/paint, close to banks/ shopping, minutes from downtown & UF, some utilities included, $450/mo NW 2br 2ba flat, large mst br, w/d, enclosed screened patio, 1 mo free w/year lease, $700/mo SW 2br, 1.5ba townhouse near shopping, community pool, $600/mo, 1 mo free w/yr lease Mill PondLovely 2br, 2ba flat with Florida rm, courtyard, garage, community pool and tennis courts. $1000 Downtown 2 BR at the Lofts at W. University. This modern designed unit includes cable, internet, washer/dryer, and 2 onsite parking spaces. Minutes from UF and Shands, $1050/mo Mallorca Square,Large 2br,2.5 ba townhouse convenient to Oaks Mall and UF/hospitals, many extras,$895/mo Treehouse Village2/2 New Carpet,D/W, W/D incl.,on covered bus line close to down town, UF/Shands. $595 BIG 3/3 in SW, Ceramic/Carpet, D/W, W/D includes clubhouse, pool, comp lab, volley ball, tennis, basketball, MUST SEE $900 Edbaurmanagement.com 352-375-7104 4-20-10-70-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $799 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 4-20-10-70-1 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 2-24-11-35-2 SECTION 8 HOUSING ACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD PLasma TV for new Sec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 2-24-11-35-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-250-6149 2-28-11-36-2 -----------Near UF -----------gainesvillestudentrentals.com 5/3 house 630 nw 36 street $1800 4/3 house 3514 nw 7 place $1500 3/2 house 1534 nw 54 drive $1300 4/2 house 929 nw 22 street $1500 4/2 house 610 nw 34 terrace $1400 2/1 apt 2nd floor 204 nw 18 st $1200 2/1 apt 1st floor 204 nw 18 st $1100 2/2 apt 2515 sw 35 place $1200 2-18-11-20-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2s with vaulted ceilings $999 3/3 Townhomes w/Private Baths $1089 Garage included, Gated Community. 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 www.madisonpointe.org 4-20-66-2 WALK TO UF Available Feb. 1BR/1BA $550 1 year lease, SD, NS, NP Call/Text 352-870-7256 gvll32601@gmail.com 2-28-11-33-2 Available Aug 1st. 4BR/2BA very nice house. Quiet area between UF and Santa Fe. Game room, W/D provided. Fenced backyard, pets ok. 1330 NW 39th St. $1200/mo. Call 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-19-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/3BA beautiful 4-year-old house, washer/dryer provided. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, large rooms. 2108 NW 8th Ct. $1575/mo 339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-14-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA modern house, large lot, nice trees. W/D provided, fireplace, fenced yard, 1-car garage, back deck 2606 NW 34th St. $1400/mo. 352-3392342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-14-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, new carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $625/mo + sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-17-11-20-2 **** HOUSE 4BR/2BA ****Avail 8/1. Remodeled, W/D, bike to UF. NO Pets. Drive by 3532 NW 7th Ave, pick up flyer. $1200/mo. 373-1558 or 246-8645 2-18-11-20-2 GREAT VALUE WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $410, 2 BR $500. 352-335-0420 2-2811-25-2 SERENOLA PINESOff SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $450, 2BR $550 352-335-0420 2-28-11-25-2 WALK TO UF & MIDTOWN 3 & 4BR HOUSES from $1375/mo. Free offstreet parking, all appliances incl W/D, DW. Rent directly from owner. Special terms avail. dalyproperties.com or 359-3341 4-111-42-2 Walk to UF-2/2.5 bath townhouse avail now or fall. Also houses near UF available for Fall. www.forrentgainesville.com or call Todd at 352-514-4915 3-17-11-30-2 1BR/1BA NW. $475/mo. Available now. Pets ok.Call 352-359-1644 or 352-332-8481 2-2811-20-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA, large living room & bedrooms, washer/dryer provided. 15 min bike to campus, privacy fenced backyard. Pet ok. 2100 NW 8th Ct. $1400/mo. 339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-4-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 5BR/2BA BIG, big yard for dogs, bonfires, etc. W/D provided. Fireplace in living room & game room w/ bar area. 1803 SW 43rd Ave. $1650/mo. 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2--8-11-4-2 Immaculate small efficiency Quiet.Wash/ dry on premises.Wat/Sew incl NS No pets.1/2m South of UF/Shands.2 bus routes.$399/m.352-262-2871. Owner agent. 2-21-11-14-2 2 MONTHS FREE! Summer Place One Bedroom *$439 Pet friendly No weight limit Close to main postal facility & shopping. Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com 4-20-11-49-2 Condominiums 2 & 4 Bedrooms now or summer and fall. Popular locations such as CountrySide, Southwest and Shands area. Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352 367 2669 Bristolparkrealty.com 3-14-11-21-2 Duplex, Duckpond, CHA, carport, carpets, ceiling fans, quiet, trees, large yard, $700mo, 920 NE 6th Ave., 376 0080; 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net 2-18-11-10-2 3/2 Available Fall! 4 Blocks to UF ***48 Hour Special*** 352-371-7777 3-4-11-20-2 Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-20-70-4 Call now. Share 4BR/4BA 1st floor, furnished condo at Countryside. 1 mi to UF. Incl utils, W/D, internet, cable TV, great parking & pool. 2 rooms avail immed. $395/mo/rm 1-386-672-6969 or 1-386-295-7929 2-28-10-82-4 Roommate wanted. $425/mo 4/2 2 blocks form campus. 814-440-3325 or jfidorra@hotmail.com 3-2-11-30-4 Gated 4BR/4BA Countryside condo, pool side, own BD & BA, W/D, cable, hi-speed internet, early stop on UF bus rte. Utils included. $350/mo. No deposit required. 863634-1893. Available immediately. 2-14-104 Roommate wanted to share nice furnished home in NW neighborhood 2 mi from UF. 4 BR 2BA w/ W/D, all wood floors & large fenced backyard. $450 inclds util, cable, HS internet. No pets, N/S. 352-284-0771. 2-711-5-4

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR , 11 2 male roommates needed. 2BRs avail in 3BR/2BA house. Close to UF campus, on bus route, large fenced-in backyard. Cent H/ AC, pets welcome. $400/mo + elec. Call 561706-5378 2-8-11-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condo for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-20-70-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-20-70-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!THE PALMS – New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty 352-219-2879 4-20-70-5 BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-20-10-70-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-20-10-70-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-20-10-70-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-20-70-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-20-70-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. 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Sports ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org monday MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 By GREG LUCAAlligator Staff Writergluca@alligator.org After 39 minutes spent mostly as an onlooker, Kenny Boynton decided it was his time to step up and guard Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight. The Wildcats’ superstar had racked up a game-high 24 points working against Erving Walker and Scottie Wilbekin, and Boynton knew Knight would have the With the Gators leading by two and 12.7 seconds remaining, Knight dribbled the length of the three that fell just short, wrapping up a 70-68 win for Florida (18-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) in front of an O’Connell Center-record 12,633 fans Saturday. “[UF coaches] tried to switch us, but I said, ‘I’m going to just guard him,’” Boynton said. “I just wanted to stay on him. I didn’t want him to get an easy foul. I just wanted to stay on my feet.” Boynton spent the majority of the game guarding junior DeAnonly four points. While Liggins was hampered by foul trouble, Knight was taking control with 17 second-half points, and Boynton understood he had to stop his former AAU teammate and high school rival. “I knew the type of player he is,” Boynton said. “We just wanted to disrupt him, disrupt what he had going on.” Knight spent most of the second half playing two-on-two offense with freshman teammate Terrence Jones, and the duo combined to score 42 points for Kentucky (16-6, 4-4 SEC). The pairing sparked a 17-3 run that gave the Wildcats a onepoint lead and set up the dramat“They just tried to isolate their best two players, and they made some plays,” Walker said. “We made some defensive stops. All in all, I think both teams played a great game, and we were lucky to come out with the win.” The victory capped an excellent week for Florida, as it defeated both Vanderbilt and Kentucky — a pair of teams UF went 0-4 against a year ago. The week was especially stellar for senior forward Chandler QUOTABLE POLL RESULTS alligatorSports Video Show ONLINE The No. 2 Gators women’s tennis team easily swept No. 56 Florida International at home Sunday. Make sure to check out alligatorSports.org for a full story. What do Chandler Parsons, Billy Donovan and ESPN’s Rece Davis have in common with our writers? They’re all in this week’s show. Check it out on alligatorSports.org. Previous question: Who do you think is the best player on the UF men’s basketball team? Percent (Votes)Parsons 47% (36) Walker 29% (22) Boynton 9% (7) Macklin 8% (6) Tyus 4% (3)77 TOTAL VOTESMatt Watts / AlligatorSophomore guard Kenny Boynton shoots during Florida’s 70-68 win over Kentucky on Saturday night in the O’Connell Center. UF tops UK as Knight falls shortBy MATT WATTSAlligator Writer The Gators have had a season chock full of heartbreak — and it continued Sunday. Down by double digits multiple times, including an 11-point of regulation before eventually falling 103-97 to Vanderbilt (167, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) in double overtime. this season decided by six points or less. “It’s not an option to hang your head,” Florida coach Amanda Butler said. “Does it make it tougher when you (have) another loss, instead of another win, that you know one possession could have made it go the other way? Absolutely.” UF (14-11, 4-7 SEC) suffered a similar defeat three days ago against Ole Miss, and again it was freshman point guard Jaterra Bonds with the ball in her hands and the game on the line. Coming out of a timeout with less than a minute to play, the Gators could not generate an open look. Nearing the end of the shot clock, Bonds put up an erratic driving layup that was easily blocked by Commodores forward Tiffany Clarke. Butler continuously alternated between Bonds and freshman guard Brittany Shine on nearly every possession down the stretch — Bonds on defense, Shine on offense. However, Butler “She saw a lane and she went to the rim,” Butler said. “That’s Florida suffers yet another close loss Wo men's Bask etball After Florida wrapped up a big week with a 70-68 win over Kentucky on Satur day, reality set in for Billy Donovan. A reporter was asking if the Gators felt like they had some breathing room in the Southeastern Conference East with only seven games left in the regular season, when Donovan inter rupted, “How many more games left?” Seven. “Jeez,” Donovan sighed. With more than half the confer ence schedule in the books, all signs are pointing the Gators toward a better fate than the past three years of late-season collapses, disappointing losses and a complete inability to play with the elite teams in their own division. UF is 7-2 in SEC play this season, a game and a half ahead of second-place Tennessee, a halfgame behind Alabama for the best record in the conference and very much in control of its own postseason destiny. Florida could sweep Vander bilt and Kentucky this year — something it hasn’t done since 2005-06. Adam BerryBad News Berryaberry@alligator.org Twitter: @adamdberry SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 14 SEE ADAM, PAGE 15 SEE HOOPS, PAGE 14 “They just tried to isolate their best two players and they made some plays. We made some defensive stops. All in all, I think both teams played a great game and we were lucky to come out with the win.”Erving Walker Florida junior guard “ Good win Last night Gators -see if they put this in the paper, I doubt it” Ray Shipman

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By ALLISON BANKOAlligator Writer Just seconds before she made her all-around debut for the Gators, confusion rushed over freshman Mackenzie Caquatto. Standing in her bejeweled black leotard, she waited patiently at the tip of the vault’s runway. The judges had paused, no gymnasts were performing and the meet was at a standstill. Alabama gymnast, Becca Alexin, had gone onto bars before the signal, causing confusion amongst the judges and incurring a slight delay on the meet. “I really didn’t know what was going on,” Caquatto said. “I didn’t if she fell, if someone got hurt because I didn’t want to turn around and watch. I was just focused on my vault. [Assistant Coach] Adrian [Burde] told me, ‘Just relax for a second,’ but it was more than a second.” With the added time, it would’ve been easy for Caquatto’s nerves to build. But they didn’t — not one bit. and she continued her breakout per formances throughout the evening. Caquatto moved on to bars and event title in college. She didn’t stop there. After sweeping balance beam and racking up another victory, Caquatto won the all-around competition in her ticipants in the meet, the freshman Gator making her all-around debut. “I’m speechless,” Caquatto said. “I really didn’t even know what my scores were. I wasn’t really paying attention. I was just trying to stay focused on competing and cheering on the team. The team made a huge score as well, and it was just awesome.” Collectively, the Gators posted No. 6 Alabama. The Crimson Tide the Gators’ toughest competition of the season, but the meet paved the way for a slew of personal victories for No. 1 Florida. Maranda Smith’s parents travel from California to watch her per form, and Friday she served them up something extra special. After a rough performance in her last competition, Smith stepped out against the Tide and matched her “I was so happy for Maranda,” coach Rhonda Faehn said. “That was just probably one of the best vaults I’ve seen her do and just the enthusiasm that came through after she knew she really stuck that landing, it really energized the team.” stumble-free, performing her rouBut Smith wasn’t the only Gator tines. After Marissa King stuck her blind landing on vault, her teammates rushed up to her and started chanting, “Ten! Ten! Ten!” “I dreamt about it a lot,” King said. “Every time I have done it, I’ve always done the half or something that just didn’t really kick it. But [toI stuck it.” Though King didn’t grasp that legiate best for the English gymnast. from one judge. “I couldn’t breathe for a second,” she said. “I was like, “Wow, really?” King’s total ended up being a because she lifted her foot up, which may have pushed her back that last couple of hundredths. But King was noticeably ecstatic, thrilled to have been the cherry on top for Florida’s stellar performance against Alabama. “It was great going last up, just to we are awesome and that we got an awesome team score this week,” she said. “It just proves how great we are.” , ALLIGATOR THE FOUR-STAR QB MADE THE DE CISION AT HIS BASKETBALL GAME.By TOM GREENAlligator Writertgreen@alligator.orgPALM BEACH GARDENS — Jacoby Brissett stood at midcourt Friday night, hugging tears. The four-star Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer High quarterback was moments removed from announcing the biggest decision of his life — a decision his mom didn’t agree with. In front of a packed Dwyer gymnasium, Brissett made known his long-anticipated college choice and announced he would attend Florida. Brissett, the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the nation according to Rivals.com, picked Florida over Miami, Wisconsin and Washington. It wasn’t an easy choice, as Brissett said he wrestled back and forth between UF and to Friday. “I just had to follow my heart, and my heart lied at Florida,” Brissett said. Although Brissett made up his mind, he has not signed his national letter of intent with the Gators, but he plans on doing so today. If his mom has anything to do with it, he will not be signing with Florida at all. Brown was pushing for her son to choose Miami and said she will continue to try to sway him until the national letter of intent is signed and sent in. “It was not my choice,” Brown said. “I didn’t like the way Florida handled the process. I was never able to meet the head coach. All the other coaches took the time to come and meet me. Will (Muschamp) never did. I never met him face to disrespectful.” Brissett made his decision Thursday during school after he met with his coaches. But he didn’t inform his mom until two hours before the announcement — in a text message. Brown said Brissett informed her by text because he knew she would be hurt by the decision. “I love her no matter what,” Brissett said. “But it came down to making the decision I felt was best for me. I can’t please everybody. I’m hurt that I hurt my mom. I was crying with her before the game. She means the world to me.” Brissett’s commitment to Florida gives the recruiting class, including two of the nation’s Having Jeff Driskel, the nation’s No. 1 overall quarterback, in the same class doesn’t bother Brissett, who thrives on competition. “[Driskel] will have to prove to me every day, every year that he’s going to be better than me for him to win that starting spot,” Brissett said.Brissett commits to Gators despite mother’s wishes Re cruiting UF GYMNASTICSCaquatto joins all-arounders as Florida beats AlabamaSaj Guevara / Alligator Staff place score of 39.575 as the Gators beat the Crimson Tide 197.550-195.450 in the O’Connell Center. what we needed at that time.” Bonds, who played only eight minFor the second straight game, it was Shine’s scoring that paced the Gators. three-minute span in the second half, and Butler said she is one of the team’s most dynamic players on offense. “There is a look that Shine gets in her eye, and it’s inspiring” Butler said. The progression of Shine and fellow guards Lanita Bartley and Deana Allen, who were both instrumental in Florida’s charge, is indicative of the Gators’ efforts of continued improvement, Butler said. remaining to give the Gators a chance in overtime. Bartley also notched a three assists and only one turnover. “We’re showing great signs of what we can be — and who we’re going to become,” Butler said. “We’re just kind of ready for (the latter) to show itself.” Shine’s 19 pace team in loss W-HOOPS, from page 13Parsons leads UF with double-doubleParsons, who recorded double-doubles grabbing 11 rebounds against the Commorebounds Saturday. Parsons also contributed a thunderous the second half. “He had an incredible game,” coach Billy Donovan said. “I don’t know since minutes in the second half. I wanted to rest him, wanted to try to get him out of the game, but he was doing too many things.” Free-throw shooting was key in the win, as neither team led by more than three in After struggling from the charity stripe attempts on Saturday, including a pair by ing that gave the Gators a lead they would never relinquish. “That was huge for us,” Walker said. “I know we’ve been struggling at the line for weeks and weeks, but the one thing about competition is it changes each day. “One day we could be up, one day we could be down, so we just got to keep focusing and take advantage of free points.” HOOPS, from page 13 Men's Bask etball

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15 Rosa Taveras / Alligator StaffThe Gators once again followed a quality victory with an even bigger win. They will be back in the AP Top 25 next week after spending the week at No. 23 in the USA Today/ESPN poll. (Which seemed a little too convenient, what with ESPN putting them in primetime twice last week.) And analysts are already starting to pencil Florida’s name on their early NCAA Tournament brackets. ESPN “ Bracketology” expert Joe Lunardi had UF as a No. 5 seed even before it beat No. 10 Kentucky. ESPN.com’s Eamonn Brennan wrote after Saturday’s win, “Florida now appears to be an NCAA Tournament lock.” With six wins over top-50 RPI teams, it’s hard to argue against Brennan’s claim. The Gators snuck into the Big Dance last year with a far less impressive r sum , and they are on track to add a regular-season conference title to the list — something they have only done once since 2001. After Donovan paused to realize how little time is left in the season, he replied that he had no reason to feel comfortable with his team’s standing, even with only seven games left. For Donovan, last week wasn’t the Gators’ biggest test. It’s what they do now, with a the national spotlight and a sense of entitlement after two important victories. “Do we have the maturity level, as a team, to handle going forward from here?” Donovan said. “That has been our No. 1 problem, is these situations. We have not handled them well.” Donovan called Saturday’s win a microcosm of the team’s season: inconsistent, but resilient. But this coming week isn’t about resiliency, and that’s what concerns Donovan. Florida could easily lose some of its momentum by dropping a trap game Wednesday at South Carolina, the only SEC East team UF has not beaten. “We can not do that right now. That’s the worst thing that we can do, and I talked to them about it in the locker room after the game was over,” Donovan said. “We have a great opportunity to make incredible growth and steps as a team.” The Gators have turned fumbling away late-season trap games into an art form the past few years, so Donovan has plenty of reasons to be concerned. And he knows it’s never too late for a season to fall apart. Even in seven games. ADAM, from page 13

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the independent florida Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc of Gainesville, Florida VOLUME 105 ISSUE 23 We Inform. You Decide. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 Details released in student murder case TWO ARRESTS WERE MADE LAST WEEK. By ALEXANDER KLAUSN ER Alligator Staff Writer Newly released documents from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office detail the evidence and events leading up to the murder of UF student Saleha Huuda and Wednesday's arrests of Antonio Drayton and Cassandra Kimbrough. Drayton, 24, is charged with first-degree murder. Kimbrough, 42, is charged as his accomplice. Firefighters discovered Huuda's body Dec. 30 after extinguishing a small brushfire off County Road 225. On Dec. 29, Huuda had exchanged text messages with Drayton about going over to his apartment located in Pine Rush Villas off Southwest 20th Avenue. When Huuda did not respond to Drayton's texts, he believed she was with someone else. At 6 p.m. Dec. 29, Huuda stopped at Drayton her parent's house to pick up an insurance card. It was the last time she was seen alive. Drayton next appeared at his brother's house in Starke around 11 p.m. to ask for money. His brother said Drayton was "anxious," according to the report. Another witness saw a car that looked like Huuda's leaving the property. The witness said the car had a cheerleading sticker on the back. Cell phone records show both Drayton's and Kimbrough's phones were connecting with a cell phone tower in Starke. Surveillance cameras at a Starke gas station show a woman resembling Kimbrough buying $2 worth of gas. She was shown moving to and from Huuda's car. SEE HUUDA, PAGE 4 Knight fights dirty in Medieval Faire jousting contest By ALEX ORLANDO Alligator Writer His steed is brushed. The lances are prepped. And before he puts on his armor, Sir William Dudley grabs his iPhone and cranks up the volume of his favorite heavy metal song. While "The Other Side" by Unsun wails over the speaker in his tent, he swings open a case the size of a Buick's trunk and hauls out the components of his armor. The shoe polish smell of oiled metal fills the tent as he pieces his suit together. Among the helmets, swords and spare lances scattered around the tent are a Coleman cooler, a bottle of sunscreen and a crumpled up McDonald's bag. He's geared up and ready, but he's not a knight yet. Inside the tent, he's David Schade, the 34-year-old former UPS employee who ran away with the Renaissance 12 years ago. It was 1999, and he was working as a part-time actor in the Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace in Geneva, Ohio, when he met up with some of the jousters. Maybe it was the grade-school history classes or the Errol Flynn movies. But when they mentioned an open spot, he was in. "Once I got involved with this, it was like 'I'm never coming back,"' he said. And he didn't. He called his roommate at his Palm Beach apartment and told her to put all his belongings in storage. When his next shift with UPS rolled around the following week, he was already on the road to the next fair. From there, it was horse training, 46 weekends of shows a year, and all the bumps and bruises he could take. But most of his injuries aren't from the closetAround rod-sized length Gainesville of oak barreling at his chest at locomotive speeds. He got used to the wrenched ankles, twisted knees and ruptured disc in his back. It's the small things that get him. The index finger on his left hand lacks its middle knuckle. What started as a nick from a sword during practice became a swollen, infected wound. The infection spread to his bone and had to be removed. He was off the horse for 10 weeks. Last summer, after a 10-pound SEE JOUST, PAGE 4 w [ r w AW INF I IL II 11 V* Alex Orlando / Alligator David Schade, aka Sir William Dudley, jumps off his horse to clobber his opponent during a post-jousting battle Saturday during the 25th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Runners dash 2 miles, scarf a dozen doughnuts, sprint back RALEIGH, N.C. -On your marks, get set, stuff your face. About 7,500 people took part in Saturday's annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh. The rules are simple and stomach-churning: run for two miles, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and then run back along the same two miles. That's four miles of running to burn off about 2,400 calories. It's for a good cause, though. The race is operated by students at North Carolina State University, and it raises money for the North Carolina Children's Hospital. Last year, the event took in more than $55,000. The race began in 2004 as a dare among friends. Only a handful of runners took part in the beginning, but the race has grown steadily since then. -THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 Ran Rain CROSSWORD 11 62/41 SPORTS 13 visit www.alligator.org UF sophomore Kenny Boynton (right) stepped up to defend Kentucky star Brandon Knight on the last play of Florida's 70-68 win Saturday night in front of a record crowd. See Story, Page 13.

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2, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 News Today Graduate Christian Fellowship Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Room 284 The speaker for February will be professor B.J. Fregly of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. All are invited. Associated with the Past? Communist Legacies and Civic Participation in PostCommunist Countries Today, noon Anderson Hall Room 216 Grigore Pop-Eleches from Princeton University will present a talk about the collapse of communism. Twenty years later, scholars roughly agree that the communist past still matters. Many questions remain, however, about exactly how, when and why the past matters, especially in terms of political values and behavior. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Ehrlich Chair in Political Science. Gainesville Comedy Showcase Today, 10 p.m. Gator City This free benefit roast is for Chris Cope, who had openheart surgery and needs financial help. UF Phi Beta Lambda Information Session Tuesday, 6:15 p.m. Matherly Hall Room 118 Students interested in developing leadership, communication and team skills should join Phi Beta Lambda, the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America. FBLA is the premier professional business organization in the nation. Learn more about the state conference and how you can compete, be recognized or win prizes. 720 Balloon Pop Challenge Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. Plaza of the Americas The UF Bateman Team wants to find out if UF students can pop o Help the homeless o Balance the Budget o Clean up our streets Vote Richard Selwach City Commissioner at Large 2 The best man for the job. voteselwach.com pd. put. adv WRONWCQD Newly Renovated Greens, Tees, & Bunkers "A Homerun tor Ironwood." -Keith Walko City resident Valid: Mon-Thurs (All Day) Fri-Sun and Holidays (After 11am) Call 334-3120 For Your Tee Time Today \ 2100 NE 39th Avenue / TODAY RAIN 62/41 TUESDAY SUNNY 62/38 720 balloons in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. Connecting the Gator Nation Wednesday, 5 p.m. Emerson Alumni Hall This event will provide students with an opportunity to build their network by connecting with UF alumni. It will provide them with tips on how to best market themselves and networking experience to build confidence in these types of situations. Space is limited to the first 75 students who RSVP through Gator CareerLink. Log in to GCL at crc.ufl. edu, click on "Events," select "Workshops" and select RSVP next to "Connecting The Gator Nation." Harness Your Passion Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Harn Museum Participants will have the opportunity to view student art as well as the new African textile exhibit. In addition, other activities related to the 2010 CRP selection will take place, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call New Student and Family Programs at 352-3921261, or e-mail newstudentinfo@dso.ufl.edu. 14th Annual Medical College Foran Saturday Reitz Union Students can learn about the medical school admissions process and meet admissions deans and directors from every school in the state and across the country. Register online at ufpremed.org/ mcf or at the event. WEDNESDAY SUNNY 67/51 THURSDAY RAIN 65/42 FRIDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 62/35 University Gospel Choir Benefit Concert Sunday, 6 p.m. Upper Room Ministries, 3575 NE 15th St. This concert will help the University Gospel Choir alleviate some costs for its annual spring break tour. For more information, contact the University Gospel Choir at www.universitygospelchoir. com or e-mail universitygospelchor@gmail.com. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an e-mail with "What's Happening" in the subject line to ebehrman@alligator.org. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted "What's Happening" submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. In Friday's Alligator, a quote in an article about the closure of a dog walking business regarding the city's involvement with an appeal was misattributed. 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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011E ALLIGATOR, 3 ON CAMPUS Life of Jamaican 'icon' celebrated Feb. 9, 1968: Eleven people, including six UF students, are arrested by UPD during a protest of Dow Chemical Company's campus recruitment and charged with trespassing. About 30 demonstrators sat in the hall to block UF faculty from returning to their offices after giving a speech in support of the company, which manufactured napalm for the American forces in the Vietnam War. When the demonstrators refused to leave, an argument ensued, and one man was sprayed with Mace. Feb. 7, 1984: Two women from Miami bike through Gainesville on day three of a mega-joy ride from Tallahassee to their hometown. The women, Marci Hurait and Dristi Pliske, planted a "tree of peace" near the Capitol building in Tallahassee and said they planned to plant another one, 580 miles away, in downtown Miami at the end of their journey. By JESSICA KRAMER Alligator Contributing Writer For three culture-infused hours, 66 years of life was celebrated. As "No Woman, No Cry" blasted from speakers on the Reitz Union North Lawn, the life of singer and songwriter Bob Marley was honored by the Jamaican-American Student Association. The program, called "One Love: The Bob Marley Celebration," was held to commemorate Marley and bring together people who appreciated his life. "Bob Marley was an icon in Jamaica," JAMSA member Anna-Kay Forrester said. "His music and his lyrics impacted Jamaica and all the people that live there." People walking to and from the Reitz Union were drawn to the celebration by the music from the speakers of Barrington Guthrie Jr. Guthrie is known on the radio as Mr. Magnum, a disc jockey from WTMG Magic 101.3 FM. This is the fourth year JAMSA has put on this event. Unfortunately, not as large of a crowd came out this year, Guthrie said; other members agreed. "I expected a bigger turnout," said Brandon Young, the assistant treasurer of JAMSA. "Then there's the rain, and there's the Super Bowl, but people can celebrate Bob Marley's life wherever they want. In their homes or with their friends is good, too." A poster of a Jamaican flag with a cutout of Marley's face was displayed for students to take pictures in. Next to it was a stack of trivia questions about Marley and his music. Refreshments and a birthday cake celebrating Marley's birthday were also provided by JAMSA. Mentor program starting for gay students 13 MENTORS HAVE BEEN SELECTED. By MARISA GOTTESMAN Alligator Contributing Writer Pride Student Union is Feb. 9, 1998: Gainesville's City Comworking on a mentorship mission gathers to discuss adding sexual program in the fall for lesbiorientation to the city's anti-discriminaan, gay, bisexual, transgender tion ordinance. and queer students. Opponents of the measure say homoThe main goal of the prosexuals are hardly ever discriminated, gram is to get students acand they also say being gay is against quainted with Gainesville the Bible. and the LGBTQ community, -KAT BEIN said Donnie Fields, the PSU president. The concept is twofold. The first part involves educational lessons between mentors and mentees. The mentors will be trained to inform mentees about the LGBTQ community on campus and in Gainesville and answer any questions individuals may have. The second part works to create social events and bonding experiences. It is a natural progression for students to want to join PSU, Fields said. He is hoping to spark interest in about 30 to 45 new students through the mentorship program. "We are learning how to reach out to students earlier, and the mentorship program is a huge step in that direction," Fields said. There is a whole area of art, film and drag Student that mentors can Life help mentees find throughout the Gainesville community, he said. Thirteen mentors have already been selected. Annie Horneland, an 18-year-old exploratory major, was selected to become a mentor. Horneland wants new students to understand that being gay in college is different from being gay in high school. The mentor program gives freshmen a place to turn for stability and resources, she said. The mentors will be able to show mentees where to find other gays, help students who are questioning their orientation and provide students with someone to talk to about their concerns. Your campus news source UF Fla. Museum highlights state's ranching history The Florida Museum of Natural History opens two exhibits exploring the state's ranching and cowboy legacy this weekend. "Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition" and "Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier, Photographs by Carlton Ward Jr.," open at 10 a.m. Saturday with a full slate of activities. "Visitors can experience the excitement of Florida's cattle ranching culture through our opening day activities," said the museum's education coordinator Kendra Lanza-Kaduce. "The number of groups scheduled to participate make this the largest public opening event the Florida Museum has hosted." "Florida Cattle Ranching" examines one of Florida's oldest and economically significant traditions, from its 16th-century, Spanish origins to Seminoles, Crackers and modern-day ranching. "Florida Cowboys" illustrates the role ranches play in Florida's economic wealth and the conservation of nature as well as the raw beauty of Florida's ranch land. Today, more than 1 million cattle graze on 5 million acres of pasture and woodland, and Florida is one of the top five beef-producing states east of the Mississippi River. Photographer Ward will present three "walk and talk" tours of his "Florida Cowboys" exhibit and discuss the important conservation role of cattle ranches. "The exhibit focuses on Florida ranch lands and culture and the environment it protects," Ward said. "It's an unseen and tremendously important part of Florida." Outside the museum, visitors will be able to interact with Florida Cracker Horse Association members displaying Cracker cattle and horses. Visitors can also talk to 19th-century View these stories and more at Florida cattle ranch re-enactors and learn traditional roping techniques from members of the Florida Cattleman's Association. Award-winning whip poppers from Polk County are scheduled to present demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. "These activities provide a fun way to explore a significant part of Florida's history that many of our visitors may not be familiar with," said Darcie MacMahon, Florida Museum assistant director for exhibits. Other planned activities include spurand saddle-making demonstrations and displays of antique tools and ranching equipment collections. Both exhibits run through May 8, and the Florida Museum of Natural History is the last stop on the "Florida Cattle Ranching" tour. For more information, visit http://www. flmnh.ufl.edu/cowboys/. Zipcar grows more popular The University of Florida's Zipcar Program recently exceeded 1,000 members. Students, staff and faculty are invited to join this car-sharing program for access to vehicles at multiple locations on campus available whenever they need them. Students 18 and older and UF employees may sign up for memberships at a discounted rate at www.zipcar.com/ufl and start driving immediately. Fundraiser adds Vegas touch The 22nd annual "A Celebration of Wine Event" has gone Vegas. The "Vino Las Vegas" fundraiser will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the University of Florida's Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom. It benefits North Central Florida's public radio station Florida's 89.1 WUFTFM. For more information, visit www. celebrationofwine.org. Civil rights pioneers speak Patricia Stephens Due and her husband, civil rights attorney John Due, will speak about their role in the civil rights movement in "An Evening with the Dues: Pioneers in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement," from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Buddy & Anne MacKay Auditorium in Pugh Hall. There will be free parking next to Pugh Hall the evening of the event. InsideUF is produced by the University Relations Office for faculty, staff and students. Editor -Ron Wayne UFg UNIVERSITY of U FLORIDA The Foundation for The Gator Nation UF Calendar of Events -For a listing of events, or to submit an event to the calendar, click "UF Calendar" at www.insideuf.ufl.edu. Marley

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4, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 Students pass on sleep for charity By MEREDITH RUTLAND for," Sinclair said. "People like food, Alligator Writer people like music, and people like to dance." No one slept this year at the Sleep The organization collected about Out for the Homeless. "It just turns intoafullTht+ It db A 1h1 P1, tJ~ ~nSIt ~l Max Reed / Alligator Staff Freshman Leadership Council members Alyssa Nieves, Brad Skene and Alice Rhee sort clothes donated for the homeless Saturday night on Turlington Plaza. y p Alpha Fraternity Inc., ended around midnight Saturday due to rain. Before the shutdown, students danced to music on Turlington Plaza, ate free pizza and donated items to the St. Francis House. Harmardo Sinclair, president of the fraternity, said the magnitude of homelessness in Gainesville is "atrocious. He said the event is one way to give back, but he knows not every student would be willing to give up his or her Saturday night to sleep on the ground. That's where the party comes in. "That's what people come out blown party." Danica Rodriguez director of the Freshman Leadership Council 33 bags of clothing, two boxes of toiletries, four boxes of food and about $70. Danica Rodriguez, director of the Freshman Leadership Council, said the collected items will go a long way to help others. "It just turns into a full-blown party," she said. "And the more people that come, the most stuff they bring." Political experts discuss 2012 candidates, issues They said Florida will be a major swing state ByCJ PRUNER Alligator Staff Writer For Rod Smith, last November was not a pretty month. A political neophyte with boatloads of money thwarted his chance at claiming the Florida lieutenant governor's seat, and his Democratic colleagues across the state and country were smacked hard at the polls. He jokingly referred to meeting with his "political consultants" after the elections -"John Walker, Jose Cuervo and Jim Beam." But while speaking Friday at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville alongside many top political insiders, Smith, the current chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, made it clear: 2012 would be a whole new game. Every other year, UF's political science department holds a conference where pollsters, professors, political correspondents and everyone in between are invited to discuss the presidential and midterm elections from a state and national perspective. The conference is split into morning and afternoon sessions, with each handling either the presidential or midterm election. In the afternoon session, the panel tackled some of the major questions regarding the next presidential election. The questions dealt with topics ranging from potential Republican Party presidential candidates to political issues that could propel or serve as a roadblock for the Obama administration. Beth Reinhard, a political correspondent with National Journal and a former reporter with the Miami Herald, said the two numbers that determine if Obama -serves another four years are unemployment and approval rating. Another critical factor would be whether Obama could capture the same diverse electorate he did in 2008. Reinhard said it may be harder this time around, as he cannot run as a "candidate of hope and change" from Smith inside the White House. While members of the afternoon panel differed on the various issues, they agreed on the significance of Florida, traditionally viewed as an election swing state, in this upcoming election. "I believe the road to Pennsylvania Avenue starts between 1-75 and 1-95," Smith said. The importance in Florida, Smith said, could be seen in the GOP's selection of Tampa as a host city for the 2012 Republican National Convention. And just who would Republicans nominate in 2012? Members of the panel indicated that, as of right now, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to be the front-runner. These assertions, however, were immediately met with "but." as panel members emphasized the ever-growing field of candidates and the months between now and November 2012 to show how nothing was etched in stone. David Hill, the director of Hill Research Consultants, expressed some doubts about a Romney campaign holding up, pointing to his performance in the 2008 Republican primaries. "Romney was like seeing a bad movie trailer," Hill said. "If you see a bad 30 seconds, are you going to sit through two and a half hours?" Then came the big question: What about Sarah Palin? David Wolfson, the president of the Tallahassee-based OSI Research & Consulting, a firm that caters to Republican candidates, said it would be unwise to underestimate the power the outspoken former governor of Alaska could wield in the primaries. Smith, however, offered a more tongue-in-cheek take on a potential Palin run. "I'm entirely in favor of her getting in." he said. He is also a professional wrestler JOUST, from page 1 addition to his 130-pound suit of armor, he strained his already-present hernia, pulled his groin and threw out his back in a month. He hides those under bandages and back braces when he suits up. When he passes through the tent's door flap, on go the helmet, the British accent and superhero demeanor Atop his 16-year-old Clydesdale, Christine, he's somewhere between Santa Claus and a firefighter to his waist-high fans. "The great thing is the magic isn't dead for them," he says. Now, he's trotting around the jousting field on Christine. Time to jeer the crowd; give them something to "huzzahl" for. He faces the stands, full of fans cradling turkey legs, swords and bottles of root beer. "Now, my friends, you wish victory, and do you care how?" he asks his audience. "No," they chime back. He cocks his head to the side and appears to swoon. "I think I'm in love." The crowd giggles. And so begins the 30-minute, metal-fisted slobberknocker At one point he jumps off the horse to clobber his enemy -a move straight out of professional wrestling. Schade is no stranger to that. Under the most recent name, Lance Michaels, he's been competing in independent pro wrestling matches around the country almost as long as he's been jousting. That's where he learned to play the character of Sir William. He describes him as "a guy with a chip on his shoulder, and he wants everyone to know it." Around By the end of the show, the crowd is still screaming for Sir William, who has gone from the losing jouster, to the vengeful cheater, to the show's champion. Still in his battle gear, he takes off his helmet and lumbers toward the stands. The crowd circles him, plopping oneand fivedollar bills into his waiting helmet. Some corral him for pictures. Others conduct post-fight interviews. A boy walks up -a tin-foil sword in one hand, his mommy's hand in the other. "Why do you fight so dirty?" he asks. Sir William looks down at the boy. "So I can win, duh." DNA was found at the scene HUU DA, from page 1 After searching Huuda's car later, detectives noticed a strong odor of gasoline coming from the back seat and floorboard. Around 1:45 a.m. Dec. 30, one witness attempted to call Huuda's cell phone. It went straight to voicemail. After a second call, a woman answered and said Huuda was sleeping and that she would call him back tomorrow. Around 2:15 a.m., a witness traveling to work saw a four-door Nissan parked in a ditch near where Huuda's body was discovered. Also around that time, Drayton's cell phone was connecting with a tower that placed him at the location where Huuda's body was discovered. At 2:41 a.m., firefighters responded to the h1re and found the body wrapped in a comforter. After authorities located Huuda's car, they were able to find pillow cases that matched the pattern of the comforter that she was wrapped in. Huuda's purse was found in the backseat. Kimbrough signed a sworn statement stating she was with Drayton at the time of Huuda's death. She also said she had no involvement in or knowledge of Huuda's death. On Jan. 24, Kimbrough changed her legal name and acquired a new driver's license with a different date of birth, an incomplete address and a 6-inch difference in height. On Feb. 2, it was found that a napkin found near the site of Huuda's burned body contained Drayton's DNA. That day, the medical examiner reported that Huuda was murdered, but that it is still unclear how.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011E ALLIGATOR, 5 Protesters want animals Man pawns stolen goods By KAT BEIN Alligator Staff Writer Naquel Hall, 19, could have gotten away with it, but he forgot to do one important thing -wait. On Monday, Jan. 31, Hall pawned a yellow, black and gray Gary Fisher Supercaliber mountain bike at City Commission candidate Richard Selwach's Best Jewelry & Loan Pawnbroker, located at 523 NW Third Ave. Hall signed papers promising the items were his to sell, according to the Gainesville police report. An hour later, Amy Horstmeyer would come home to find her laundry door kicked in and her shed broken into. The thief had taken more than $20,000 worth of household items, News including the mountain bike, the report stated. Horstmeyer reported the break-in and the stolen items to the police. On Friday, Hall returned to Selwach's shop to pawn another one of her bikes, the report stated. By Saturday night, the police caught up with Hall and arrested him for six felonies: burglary, grand theft, two charges of dealing in stolen property and two charges of providing false information on a pawn form. da Department of Environmental Protection's plan to remove some of the Paynes Prairie animals, including all males, to prevent inbreeding and keep them from getting into nearby properties. But opponents of the plan fear the horses and bison on the prairie would be handed over to companies who would have the animals treated unfairly or killed. "I call them pony pimps," Grossman said. "[The animals] will be whipped and broken, while for decades they've been free, free, free." Melinda Eckert also drove from Jacksonville to take part in the demonstration. Eckert held a sign out to passing cars that read "sale = slaughter." "I hate to see an animal taken off of its natural habito stay tat and disposed of," she said. "I think it's an act of injustice." Olivia Martin, a UF junior studying wildlife conservation, joined the group and bent down to finish her homemade sign, coloring in the words "share our prairie. "Just from an ethical standpoint, the bison don't deserve to be removed from their homeland," Martin said. THE STATE PLANS TO REMOVE SOME HORSES AND BISON FROM PAYNES PRAIRIE. By KAT BEIN Alligator Staff Writer Lisa Grossman drove all the way from Jacksonville with a few of her friends to stand under an overcast sky and hold signs for the cars whizzing by on Northwest 43rd Street. She did this because she feels it's her responsibility to speak out against the removal of animals from Paynes Prairie. "I hate to see an animal taken off of it's natural habitat and disposed of. I think its an act of injustice." Melinda Eckert protester "Animals can't speak for themselves," Grossman, 49, said. "They have a certain trust in where they live and their freedom, and such the opposite is about to happen. Grossman organized Saturday's protest to raise awareness about the FloriWe've been working for over 30 years to create an experience that will help you get the most out of life, whether you want get in shape to go skiing, run a marathon, or just fit in your bathing suit. G alth & siille Health & Fitness Newberry Road 377-4955 Tioga 692-2180 GHF For Women 374-4634 WE'VE GOT EVERYTHING! 40-70% OFF Oaks Mall Plaza next to Stride Rite (352) 335 -4814 0Hoiz lUqie Bar ber Serving UF since 1967 Look good for your valentine' Serving men & women Hours Mon -Fri 8-5 Sat 9-2 Walk-ins Welcome Appointments recommended after noon Call today! 379-4686 SELL YOUR: Gold-ewr Quick & Easy Best Jewelry & Loan A Good Place to Pawn 523 NW 3" Ave. (352) 371-4367 64 START AT THE NATION'S LARGEST INDEPENDENT COLLEGE NEWSPAPER. Wherever you go after college, experience is the edge you'll need to find a job. Start your career now by getting the experience allig tor UF students Olivia Martin and Matt Binder hold signs Saturday on Northwest 43rd Street in protest of the sale of Paynes Prairie animals for profit.

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6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 Work it out Minimum wage jobs aren't the answer tate Sen. Nancy Detert should avoid walking past an unemployment office anytime soon. She filed a bill on Jan. 31 aimed to tighten Florida's restrictions on unemployment benefits, and it's in committee now. With the state's jobless rate sitting at 11 percent, Florida needs solutions to keep from borrowing money to fund unemployment benefits. The bill proposes several solutions to cut spending, including tying weekly payments to the unemployment rate and forcing people receiving benefits to take any job that pays more than their unemployment checks if they've been out of work for more than three months. We've got a few problems with the legislation. While we agree something has to be done about Floridians being out of work, we don't think forcing people into taking minimum wage jobs is the way to do it. The fear that people may be taking advantage of the system to just sit at home and collect checks isn't unfounded, but we're inclined to think most unemployed people would rather find a decent job than haul in less than minimum wage week after week. There are people who are using the system how it was intended -as a way to tide them over during hard times -and this bill would punish them along with the moochers. Keep in mind that even with voluntary couchsitters, jobs are scarce to come by. Where are people supposed to go after their 12 weeks are up? Even if there were jobs to be had, having another job to receive benefits would cut down the amount of time a person has to look for work more suited for their abilities and closer to their old salaries. Another issue crops up with eliminating the edge employees have in disputes with former employers. The bill would shift the benefit of the doubt to businesses, leaving the unemployed facing tough legal battles many of them couldn't afford. We question the need for leaning to one side or the other because the abuses made possible for either side would hurt the state's entire economy. If the newly jobless are favored, the state will see the problems we have now, including people who stole from or acted disrespectfully at their workplaces receiving undeserved money. On the other hand, giving employers the advantage would leave them open to denying nearly everyone benefits if they can point to misdeeds or mistakes the employees have made. Sen. Detert said she knows her proposal will be unpopular, but she should consider why. With at least one of every 10 people out of a job, it stands to reason the problems are rooted less in the need to cut unemployment benefits and more in the lack of opportunity afforded the unemployed. Most of them want to start bringing home a check from someone other than the government. Faced with these dilemmas, we're reminded of our new governor's campaign slogan. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be an easy way to get back to work. a l l e independent fo rida Paul Runnestrand EDITOR Elizabeth Behrman Joshua Saval MANAGING EDITORS Cynthia Despres OPINIONS EDITOR 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 include the 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 A or send them to PO Box 14257, GainesviIle, FL 32604-2257Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome Questions? Call 376-4458 Opinions Today's question: Did you think Friday's question: Do you agree the Super Bowl ads were funny? with the City Commission's decision on dogwalking? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion %E VN EV E O 1-P&RO 7)T A Fc?,M \Ni.LL (D HE. __Teachers' unions need schooling eachers are one of America's most valuable resources. Unfortunately, many believe this resource has been diluted with impurities and imperfections to such an extent that the profession is often derided as one for the least among us. We all know this characterization is not true, and yet it persists. Why? One clear answer is teacher unions. There is no doubt these unions superficially benefit the teachers they purport to represent. Collective bargaining has led to higher salaries, longer employment and better job security for these teachers. So, it seems a non sequitur that teacher unions would actually be bad for teachers, but they are. The teacher unions have taken political positions that have become increasingly unpopular with both the public and politicians in recent years. While many pay lip service to the idea that teachers are good but teacher unions are bad, the two are incredibly difficult to separate. After all, who are members of teacher unions? Who pays dues to teacher unions? Who are the public faces of teacher unions? At the end of the day, teachers are inseparable from teacher unions. Thus, the backlash against unions also has been translated as a backlash against teachers. This is why those unionized teachers who are more concerned with promoting their own union than with the welfare of their students should stand up to their unions and take back the educational system by again placing their focus on the best interests of their students. Zack Smith letters@ali gator org This undoubtedly will mean selfsacrifice by these teachers. Instead of maintaining the government monopoly, these teachers must push for increased educational opportunities and school choice for their students. By advocating this free-market approach to education and the abolition of arcane actions such as tenure, teachers will certainly face less job security in the short-term, but in the long-term they will again gain the public trust and elevate the educational standards of their students. While less job security probably strikes fear in the heart of most teachers, it should not. Open markets mean increased competition among teachers which, in turn, leads to the elimination of teachers who are not achieving adequate results, and thus, more openings for high-achieving, highly qualified teachers. So, rather than marginalizing and ostracizing their colleagues who choose not to join them, radical unionized teachers should instead look to these colleagues as the future. Instead of going along with the status quo, these non-unionized teachers have seen the handwriting on the wall and seek to restore the higher calling of their profession by putting the needs of their students ahead of their own short-sighted need to be insulated against the everyday ebb and flow of a market-based system of education. Zack Smith is afirst-year law student. His column appears on Mondays. 37% YES 63% NO 52 TOTAL VOTES The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011E ALLIGATOR, 7 FDA's ban is for nation's own good Gay and bisexual men have routinely been subjected to various forms of condemnation, prejudice, stereotyping, hate and physical brutality. It is an uncomfortable truth that this unique constituency continues to endure varying degrees of intolerance and violent bigotry in an assortment of contexts. There are a myriad of dogmatic, narrow-minded and parochial reasons why homosexual men have absorbed such a disadvantaged reputation in American culture, but it cannot be ignored that one of the principal reasons pertains to their identification with the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections through blood donations. UF's LGBT Concerns Committee is on record for staunchly espousing the dismissal of the Food and Drug Administration's "umbrella ban on all gay men from giving the gift of [life]." The committee has lambasted the ban as "[dehumanizing] discrimination" fueled by "homosexism." A representative from the LGBT committee has even taken the presumptuous liberty to be "ashamed for all of us." The LGBT's portrayal of the FDA ban is attractive and inspiring, while simultaneously being misleading and purposefully -otherwise, ignorantly -inaccurate. The FDA policy is more correctly identified as a ban on men who have sex with men (MSM). The purpose of the MSM question on prospective blood donor applications is two pronged. Its objective is to identify those who have engaged in behavior that has significantly increased their opportunity of contracting HIV/ AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens and to exclude their blood from the blood-supply system. Sure, it may be tempting to label the FDA ban as a donor-screening scheme to prevent some from giving blood "for no other reason than for being gay," as the LGBT committee has erroneously concluded. s odiu has~t Brett Wager But catSpea king Out egorizing a man on the basis of whether he has had sex with another man is distinctive from categorizing him on the basis of his orientation. The first classification considers behavior, and the second classification considers identity. The mere act of having sex with another man does not necessitate that a man self-identifies as a homosexual. Applying the same logic, some men who identify themselves as gay or bisexual may not have necessarily had sex with another man. Based on data extracted from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and National Survey of Family Growth, Dr. Greta Bauer detected that 7 percent of men had at least one episode of sex with another man since age 17, but of those only 44 percent self-identified as gay or bisexual, whereas 49 percent identified themselves as heterosexual. Therefore, the FDA's MSM classification is demonstratively heterogeneous. A self-identifying straight male who had one event of sex with another male in the distant past and a male with a long-term actively gay lifestyle would both be captured under the MSM category. To stymie the UF LGBT Concerns Committee's allegation that there is no substance behind the FDA's MSM policy, much of the following was discerned from a superior court judge's meticulously inquired judicial opiron in Canadian Blood Services v. Freeman, a cohort study conducted by a team of doctors and noted behavioral science surveys. The very nature of homosexual intercourse makes those who engage in such behavior extremely vulnerable to infection. It has been evidenced that HIV/ AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens are more easily transmitted by anal sex than by vaginal sex. According to a 2007 survey, MSM were responsible for 69 percent of total AIDS cases reported to date. In the 2002 Ontario Men's Survey, over 5,000 self-indentified gay and bisexual men were asked to provide a saliva sample, but 72 percent participated. Of them, 10 percent were HIV positive, and 27 percent were not even cognizant of their infection. In addition, 27 percent reported having 10 or more sexual partners within the last 12 months. William Cameron, an infectious disease expert, opined that despite stringent quality control mechanisms, less than 5 percent of viral infections are recognized. In light of such alarming uncertainty, is it unreasonable to maintain a precautionary policy of caution so as not to expose blood recipients to such uncharted risks? Even the Canadian courts, which have championed the civil liberties of the homosexual community with endowments such as the right to marry, have re-emphasized the absolute need for a ban on blood donations from MSM. Because the risk of transmitting an infection through sexual activity is dependent on the specific type of sexual contact, the prevalence of the illness in the specific pool of partners, and the promiscuity of the respective pool, the FDA's ban on MSM blood donors is fair, non-discriminatory and wholly warranted. We indict our government as being carelessly irresponsible for not providing a sufficiently protective apparatus to safeguard our economy, while we simultaneously criticize them for being too prudent and restrictive when it comes to protecting the integrity of something as delicate as our nation's blood supply. I am proud at least one government agency has taken such painstaking precautionary measures. The only party who should be ashamed is the UF LGBT Concerns Committee for deliberately misrepresenting an important and necessary protection for the sake of propagandizing its own special interest and political agenda. Brett Wager, 4LS Students recount shooting at party at Youngstown State hen shots rang out at a North Side party early Sunday morning, Youngstown State freshman Jordon Wagner fell to the ground 2 inches from fellow student Jamail Johnson. While Wagner escaped the house, which was filled with the smell of gunpowder smoke and riddled with bullets, Johnson did not. "Once I get back up to my feet, all I see is this young man laying on his face, with smoke coming out of his body," Wagner said. "I don't even think he saw it coming." Johnson was killed in the shooting, and 11 others, including Wagner and five more YSU students, were injured, according to a statement released by YSU. Wagner had never seen a man killed. In the moments after Johnson fell in the doorway, a fleeing crowd of 35 to 40 people trampled Wagner. What he had hoped were merely warning shots had taken Johnson's life and left Wagner bleeding. "I didn't know I was shot till I got to the car," Wagner said. Wagner exited the house through a back door, entering the bloodstained backyard where he lost his car keys. Wagner waited in the cold with others, some YSU students. YSU freshman DeShaun McDonald arrived at the party around 2:30 a.m. and described the atmosphere as calm and relaxed until a physical altercation ensued. "A bunch of people just started pushing each other," McDonald said. As the fight began to escalate, Lamar Salter McDonald and his friend decidd D g Ledit was time to leave. Butbefore and Doug Livngston they could leave, the shooter was UWire pushed out of the house, only to immediately charge back in. That's when the gunshots started. "As soon as we begin to move, all I hear, it's just like pow, pow, pow, pow, pow, like at least 12 or more times," McDonald said. McDonald said he was patted down before entering the party, and he did not understand how the shooter was able to bring a gun. As McDonald made his way to the exit, he and his friend ran into what they believe was the body of Johnson. "We both end up looking down, and then we see the dude right there, and he is just laying there, just bleeding," McDonald said, adding that a crowd formed around the body. "They just wanted him to live." Jared Buker, a YSU student and president of the Alpha Phi Delta fraternity had also attended the party and expressed his grief about the tragedy. "This is such an unbelievable tragedy. Our hearts go out to the family and fraternity brothers," Buker said. "This is really a wake-up call for the entire Greek system to realize how much we need to stick together and to keep everyone safe." Witnesses said the altercation began when a woman pushed a bystander, inciting a group of eight partygoers to retaliate. The woman left at the request of a friend but returned roughly 10 minutes later with increased numbers. "Everyone saw the gun," Wagner said. A man wearing a red skullcap and a green jacket brandished the gun in the house. After being forced outside, Johnson went to the door to defuse the situation. Johnson's efforts to maintain the peace cost him his life. "It took a lot of bravery to break up a fight when a man got a gun," Wagner said of Johnson's last moments. Two minutes after the man left the party, he turned to the doorway and fired at least a dozen shots into the house. Wagner and others were taken from the scene to St. Elizabeth Health Center. At St. Elizabeth Health Center, Ezra Woodberry was texting Johnson. She had become ominously sick to her stomach, a witness at the hospital said. That witness was Darlene Wagner, there to check on the condition of her son, Jordon Wagner. Darlene Wagner told Woodberry that Johnson would not be responding to her texts. She told Woodberry that Johnson -a friend she had spoken with just an hour ago -had passed away. Lamar Salter and Doug Livingston, The Jambar, Youngstown State U. via UWIRE -L4 S ANo dALT G MA.

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8, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 Vietnamese students celebrate lunar new year Dana Burke/ Alligator Staff Meihua Student Association of Martial Arts perform a lion dance at the Vietnamese Student Organization's Tet Show on Saturday night in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. By REBECCA DANTA Alligator Contributing Writer People gathered to watch a yellow and purple lion puppet dance on stage to the beat of a drum and cymbal Saturday night, symbolizing good fortune in Vietnamese culture. Smells of fried rice and sounds of flute music filled the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom as the Vietnamese Student Organization and about 300 guests celebrated the annual Tet Lunar New Year program in honor of the Vietnamese New Year. This year, a modern American fashion show was added to the lineup, featuring designs by one of the organization's officers. The show also featured traditional and modern dances, skits and a traditional Vietnamese gown fashion show. Guests received a free meal of fried rice, Vietnamese chicken salad and egg rolls while waiting for the show to begin. "We were really excited to showcase our culture even more," said Ann Hoang, the organization's president. "The most important thing is to spread our culture to those who are unaware of what it is like." Amanda Le, an interior design graduate student, said the celebration deepened her connection to her roots. "As a Vietnamese-American, tonight helped me to go back and learn about my culture," she said. "It's really important we keep up the tradition." Part of the show On featured "Choostyle," CampUS designs made by one of the organization's members, Chieu Ho. The UF sophomore designed and sewed each of the nine outfits worn by the models. Freshman William Yang said this was his first year not celebrating with his family because they are overseas. He said celebrating the holiday at the event instead of with family was not necessarily a bad thing. "I'm used to celebrating with my family, but the people I've met here are my family, Yang said." AROUND GAINESVILLE State park program preserves 19th century farm life By KAITLYNN FLOYD Alligator Contributing Writer The only wires at the Dudley Farm Historic State Park are used for the turkey and chicken fencing. The authentic, 19th-century working farm hosted its annual Plow Days, bringing in about 350 people Friday and almost 430 people Saturday. Visitors were able to visualize the farm's original use through demonstrations of horse plowing, crocheting, hand-washing linen and several other traditional skills. Once visitors entered the park, they walked a muddy trail alongside cattle to enter life in the 1800s with the Dudley family. They could tour the Dudley farmhouse, which smells of antique wood and is filled with remnants of the Dudleys' past. Volunteers shared stories of what life was like in the house. Three-year-old Jane Nelson held onto a corn husk volunteers gave her to craft dolls or flowers out of as she explored the front the field, then visited with Vada Horner, 68, at the washing stayard. tion. Her mother, Cami Nelson, leaned down to ask her daughter what part of the tour had been her favorite. After thinking for a few moments, she yelled, "The horses!" "It's amazing how many people show up when they think it's about to close." Vada Horner volunteer at Dudley Farm Historic State Park This year was Nelson's first time participating in Plow Days. She said it was something fun for her and her friend to take their kids to on a Saturday afternoon. Nelson and her children watched horse-drawn wagons till Horner, a volunteer at the park for nine years, thinks it's important for children to see their heritage. One of Horner's main concerns is Florida's budget cuts on state parks. Out of Florida's 160 state parks, 53 have the potential to close. She said they will have to wait to hear from the governor about where they stand on the issue. "It's amazing how many people show up when they think it's about to close," Horner said. The Plow Days' blacksmith is the last stop for most visitors on the self-guided tour. Raymond Macatee, 70, has been welding for more than 60 years. He also told his audience about the possibility of the park closing. "We need to preserve our history," Macatee said. A section of the Alligator dedicated to giving students tips on healthy living and exercise! WHEN YOU PIACE YOUR AD IN THE FUN & FITNESS SEiCTION, WE'RE1 C"OIN(I' TO Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 16 Run Date: Wednesday, Feb. 23 Contact your sales rep today! 352m.376.=4482 A R T L IN E N E H 0 'D Yulv Check one You can reach 50,000 plus readers -by advertising in the Valentine's Day Edition of the Alligator on February 14th. Your ad will be surrounded by Alligator Valentine classified messages called Heartlines. 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Free Tanning, Pool, Gym Gated and Pet Friendly 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org 4-20-70-2 POLO S Washer/Dryer in Every Apartment 1/1's from $719 2/2's from $839 3/3's from $954 Includes Internet 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-20-10-70-2 1bed @ Hidden Village 500 sq ft $479 Close to UF and Shands Call 352-376-1248 4-20-10-70-2 HUGE floor plans! 2/2.5 TH 1 month FREE W/D included Pets welcome 352-332-7401 TheGardensUF.com 4-20-70-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym vww.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 4-20-10-70-2 Relaxing Upscale Apartments 2/2 Townhomes & 3/3 Flats Individual Leases, Steps to Campus Internet, Cable & H20 Included Furnished Units Available 379.9255 www.MuseumWalk.com 4-20-1 0-70-2 College Manor Studios from $505 Unlimited Utilities! Call 372-7111 4-20-10-70-2 GP is NOW LEASING for 2011 Student friendly 4/4's! Starting at $409 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-20-70-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 vww.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 ext 114 4-20-10-70-2 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. rHow To Place A Classified Ad: Corrections andacell-ations: H ov To P la e A clllla sited d : Cancelltionis:iiCaclla tIiis:8a -4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. O n line : w/ Visa or Masterc d at w iga g /Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND with any In Person: By Mail: When Will Your Ad Run? corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE Cash, Check, MC, or Visa FIRST DAY THE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY. Corrected ads will be extended one Use forms appearing weekly in The Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica1105 W. University Ave. Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC, tion days later. 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10, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unfunished nfurnished unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished Studios starting at $509 Across from UF Call 352-371-7777 4-20-10-70-2 Clean, Quiet 1 & 2 BR apts. Off SW 20th Ave. $425 to $545. Sorry, no pets, or Section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-20-10-70-2 FOX HOLLOW Gated Entry MOVE-IN SPECIAL 1BR STARTING AT $499. 7301 W Univ Ave Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 352-332-3199 vww.foxhollowgainesville.com Text: foxhollow@65374 4-20-10-70-2 WALK TO UF! 1 BR $425 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-20-10-70-2 Move In Today/January/Fall! 1/1 from $625 1/1 LOFT from $625 2/2 from $669 *3/2 from $779 Pools* Cardio Tanning Washer/Dryers HUGE Floor Plans! 377-7401 Pets Loved! 4-20-10-70-2 BRIDGELIGHT 1 BR Loft Style starting at $495 mo. M-F 10-2 Sat. by appt. 3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221 www.bridgelightapts.com Text: bridgelight@65374 4-20-10-70-2 3/2 House Available Immediately Near Law School, Shopping, Restaurants Free UF Parking! 352.371.7777 4-20-10-70-2 SUN BAY and Sun Key 2.1 bedroom Apartment >From $550/mo; 1 mo free for UF students on yr lease Walk to Campus 352-376.6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sun island. info 4-20-10-70-2 2/2's & 3/3's RMM Match HUGE Walk In Closet Full size W/D Pet Friendly Prem Cable & Hi Speed Intrnt Incid 352-374-3866 HiddenLakeUF.com 4-20-10-70-2 SUN HARBOR TOWNHOMES 1.1 Townhomes >From $525 mo; 1 mo free with yr lease. Walk to Campus 352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sunisland.info 4-20-10-70-2 SUN BAY and Sun Key 1.1 bedroom Apartment (Not just a room!) 1 mo free for UF students >From $475 mo; Walk to Campus No other offers apply 352-376-6720 or 352-376-7041 www.sunisland.info 4-20-1 0-70-2 PET'S PARADISE $390 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-1610-40-2 hEd Baur -Management Inc. CALL TODAY! Homes/Condos/Apartments Close to UF on bus route! vww.edbaurmanagement.com 352-375-7104 4-20-1 0-70-2 $500-$600 clean, spacious PRIVATE, apt. for calm, stable, mature person in quiet area, greenspace/trees; pvt patio, near UF & dntn, bus. 1825-1826 NW 10th st. 352-376-0080, 352-284-3873; postj@bellsouth.net 4-2010-70-2 Pine Rush Villas NO PET/ALARM FEES Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits 1/1 *$439 2/1 *$558 Near UF and Oaks Mall Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com 4-20-10-70-2 The Cottages on Market Street 2BR/1 BA apt $500 mo; No Dep, No Fee's UF or SF Full-Time Students Bike to Campus, Walk to Starbucks Tommy 352-339-1965 4-20-10-70-2 -Management Inc. ONW 1 br, new carpet/paint, close to banks/ shopping, minutes from downtown & UF, some utilities included, $450/mo ONW 2br 2ba flat, large nst br, w/d, enclosed screened patio, 1 mo free w/year lease, $700/mo OSW 2br, 1.5ba townhouse near shopping, community pool, $600/mo, 1 mo free w/yr lease OMill PondLovely 2br, 2ba flat with Florida rm, courtyard, garage, community pool and tennis courts. $1000 *Downtown 2 BR at the Lofts at W. University. This modern designed unit includes cable, internet, washer/dryer, and 2 onsite parking spaces. Minutes from UF and Shands, $1050/mo OMallorca SquareLarge 2br,2.5 ba townhouse convenient to Oaks Mall and UF/hospitals, many extras,$895/mo *Treehouse Village2/2 New Carpet,DIW, W/D inclon covered bus line close to downtown, UF/Shands. $595 OBIG 3/3 in SW, Ceramic/Carpet, D/W, W/D includes clubhouse, pool, comp lab, volleyball, tennis, basketball, MUST SEE $900 *Edbaurmanagement.com 352-375-7104* 4-20-10-70-2 Greenwich Green 2/2 for $799 Patio and Storage Closet Call 352-372-8100 4-20-10-70-1 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 2-24-11-35-2 SECTION 8 HOUSINGACCEPTED Newly remodeled 2 & 3 BDs Quiet neighborhood. Lots of upgrades. Free 32" HD PLasmaTVfornewSec 8 lease. Must see! Call 332-7700 2-24-11-35-2 CAMPUS EDGE CONDO 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands, VA & Pharm School. Tile floor, W/D in unit. Avail fall. Reasonable rates. 239-250-6149 2-28-11-36-2 Gaineville Student Renals -------Near UF------gainesvillestudentrentals.com @5/3 house 630 nw 36 street $1800 @4/3 house 3514 nw 7 place $1500 @3/2 house 1534 nw 54 drive $1300 @4/2 house 929 nw 22 street $1500 @4/2 house 610 nw 34 terrace $1400 @2/1 apt 2nd floor 204 nw 18 st $1200 @2/1 apt 1st floor 204 nw 18 st $1100 @2/2 apt 2515 sw 35 place $1200 2-1 8-11-20-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2s with vaulted ceilings $999 3/3 Townhomes w/Private Baths $1089 Garage included, Gated Community. 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 www.madisonpointe.org 4-20-66-2 WALK TO UF Available Feb. 1 BR/1 BA $550 1 year lease, SD, NS, NP Call/Text 352-870-7256 gv1132601@gmai.com 2-28-11-33-2 Available Aug 1st. 4BR/2BAvery nice house. Quiet area between UF and Santa Fe. Game room, W/D provided. Fenced backyard, pets ok. 1330 NW 39th St. $1200/mo. Call 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-19-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/3BA beautiful 4-year-old house, washer/dryer provided. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, large rooms. 2108 NW 8th Ct. $1575/mo 339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-14-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA modern house, large lot, nice trees. W/D provided, fireplace, fenced yard, 1-car garage, back deck 2606 NW 34th St. $1400/mo. 352-3392342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-14-2 TOWNHOUSE -2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, new carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $625/mo + sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-204-1304 or 352215-3160 2-17-11-20-2 HOUSE 4BR/2BA Avail 8/1. Remodeled, W/D, bike to UF. NO Pets. Drive by 3532 NW 7th Ave, pick up flyer. $1200/mo. 373-1558 or 246-8645 2-18-11-20-2 GREAT VALUE -WOODLAND TERRACE Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Water, sewer, garbage provided. Updated units, private courtyards, RTS stop 1BR $410, 2 BR $500. 352-335-0420 2-2811-25-2 SERENOLA PINES Off SW 34th St b/t Archer & Williston Rd. Updated units, private courtyards, full W/D avail. 1BR $450, 2BR $550 352-335-0420 2-28-11-25-2 N-PBRAND SCRABBLE' is a trademark of Hasbro in the Media Services, Inc. All rights reserved. WALK TO UF & MIDTOWN 3 & 4BR HOUSES from $1375/mo. Free offstreet parking, all appliances incl W/D, DW. Rent directly from owner. Special terms avail. dalyproperties.com or 359-3341 4-111-42-2 Walk to UF-2/2.5 bath townhouse avail now or fall. Also houses near UF available for Fall. vww.forrentgainesville.com or call Todd at 352-514-4915 3-17-11-30-2 1 BR/1 BA NW. $475/mo. Available now. Pets ok. Call 352-359-1644 or 352-332-8481 2-2811-20-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 4BR/2BA, large living room & bedrooms, washer/dryer provided. 15 min bike to campus, privacy fenced backyard. Pet ok. 2100 NW 8th Ct. $1400/mo. 339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-8-11-4-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1st. 5BR/2BA BIG, big yard for dogs, bonfires, etc. W/D provided. Fireplace in living room & game room w/ bar area. 1803 SW 43rd Ave. $1650/mo. 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2--8-11-4-2 Immaculate small efficiency Quiet.Wash/ dry on premises.Wat/Sew incl NS No pets.1/2m South of UF/Shands.2 bus routes.$399/m.352-262-2871. Owner agent. 2-21-11-14-2 2 MONTHS FREE! Summer Place One Bedroom *$439 Pet friendly No weight limit Close to main postal facility & shopping. Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com 4-20-11-49-2 Condominiums 2 & 4 Bedrooms now or summer and fall. Popular locations such as CountrySide, Southwest and Shands area. Call for details Bristol Park Realty 352 367 2669 Bristolparkrealty.com 3-14-11-21-2 Duplex, Duckpond, CHA, carport, carpets, ceiling fans, quiet, trees, large yard, $700mo, 920 NE 6th Ave., 376 0080; 284 3873. postj@bellsouth.net 2-18-11-10-2 US and Canada. @e2011 Hasbro. Distributed by Tribune O11 U N1 R S1 W E U R Ti Ni Oi0 F4 Ni T1 F4 Pa W Gi Y4t LiP3 Ri L1i PAR SCORE 145-155 FO BEST SCORE 222 TMt 2nd Letter Double Triple Word Score HK RACK 2 1 RAK 3 RACK 4 UR RACK TOTAL E LIMIT: 20 MIN DIRECTIONS: Make a 2to 7-letter word from the letters in each row. Add points of each word, using scoring directions at right. Finally, 7-letter words get 50point bonus. "Blanks" used as any letter have no point value. All the words are in the Official SCRABBLE" Players Dictionary, 4th Edition. SOLUTION TOMORROW For more information on books, clubs, tournaments and the school program go to www.scrabble-assoc.com or call the National SCRABBLE* Association (631) 477-0033. 02-07 3/2 Available Fall! 4 Blocks to UF *48 Hour Special* 352-371-7777 3-4-11-20-2 alRoommates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-20-70-4 Call now. Share 4BR/4BA 1st floor, furnished condo at Countryside. 1 mi to UF. Incl utils, W/D, internet, cable TV, great parking & pool. 2 rooms avail immed. $395/mo/rm 1-386-672-6969 or 1-386-295-7929 2-28-1 0-82-4 Roommate wanted. $425/mo 4/2 2 blocks form campus. 814-440-3325 or jfidorra@hotmail.com 3-2-11-30-4 Gated 4BR/4BA Countryside condo, poolside, own BD & BA, W/D, cable, hi-speed internet, early stop on UF bus rte. Utils included. $350/mo. No deposit required. 863634-1893. Available immediately. 2-14-104 Roommate wanted to share nice furnished home in NW neighborhood 2 mi from UF. 4 BR 2BA w/ W/D, all wood floors & large fenced backyard. $450 incids util, cable, HS internet. No pets, N/S. 352-284-0771. 2-711-5-4 by Chns Richcreek 1. Against which teams did brothers Bob and Ken Forsch throw their no-hitters in 1978 and 1979, respectively. 2. In 2010, Garrett Jones became the sixth Pittsburgh Pirate to homcr twice on Opening Day. Name three of the first five to do it. 3. How many consecutive NFL seasons did LaDainian Tomlinson rush for at least 10 touchdowns? 4. Name the last Ivy League men's basketball team before Cornell in 2010 to win a game in the NCAA Tournament. 5. Who were the only teammates to each top 100 points during the 200910 N HL season? 6. When was the last time before 2010 that Spain's men's soccer team reached the semifinals of the World Cup? 7. How many different times did Sugar Ray Robinson hold the world middleweight boxing title? Answers 1. Bob, with St. Louis, no-hit the Phillies in 1978; Ken (Houston) nohitAtlanta in 1979. 2. Dale Long (1956), Richic Hebncr (1974), Willie Stargell (1975), Andy Van Slyke (1990) and Xavier Nady (2008). 3. Nine (2001-09). 4. Princeton beat UNLV in 1998. 5. Washington's Alexander Ovechkin (109 points) and Nicklas Backstrom (101 points). 6. It was 1950. 7. Five different times between 1951 and 1960. C 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011E ALLIGATOR, 11 rRoommates Furnishings Furnishings Autos Wanted 2 male roommates needed. 2BRs avail in 3BR/2BA house. Close to UF campus, on bus route, large fenced-in backyard. Cent H/ AC, pets welcome. $400/mo + elec. Call 561706-5378 2-8-11-5-4 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) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UF For Info on ALL Condo for Sale, Visit wvm.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-20-70-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-20-70-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN! THE PALMS -New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty 352-219-2879 4-20-70-5 BED -QUEEN -$120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-20-10-70-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-20-10-70-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-20-10-70-6 BED -KING -$200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 4-20-70-6 BEDROOM SET 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $4500, must sell, sacrifice $850 (352) 372-7490 4-20-70-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 4-20-70-6 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 4-20-70-6 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis ACROSS 1 Steve of Apple 5 Snug, as jeans 10 Agile 14 Old-fashioned exclamation 15 One-way street sign symbol 16 Draft classification 17 New perspective 20 Turkish topper 21 U.S., French and Australian tournaments 22 Hurdles for future attys. 23 Emissions watchdog org. 24 "Dites": "South Pacific" song 25 "Doesn't bother me a bit" 34 Deathly white 35 Did electrical work 36 Roman peace 37 Inst. of learning 38 the loneliest number": '60s song lyric 39 First name in jeans 40 Word after box or cable 41 Burst of growth 42 '90s candidate Ross 43 Listen very carefully 46 Section of L.A.? 47 Commercial suffix with Water 48 Dei: lamb of God 51 Prophets 54 Badly 57 How the poor live 60 Rivers, to Rosita 61 cum laude 62 Hummus holder 63 Grand Ole 64 Thrown weapon 65 Put in the overhead bin DOWN 1 Bezos of Amazon 3 Folksinger Joan 4 '60s militant gp. 5 New York's Zee Bridge 6 "Dies": hymn 7 Boyish smile 8 d'oeuvre 9 Seesaw complement 10 Knocks off 11 "Only Time" New Age singer 12 Pedal pushers 13 Soviet news source 18 "Come on, let's go for a ride!" 19 Bank robber "Pretty Boy" 23 Barely made, with "out" 24 Lyon ladies: Abbr. 25 Civil rights org. 26 Acting award 27 Lamnb Chop creator Lewis 28 Admit it 29 Flaming 30 Corn chip 31 Verdi work 2 Grimm baddie By Thomas Takar (c)2011 Tribune Media services, Inc. 32 Really enjoy, as food 33 Some turnpike ramps 38 Magnum great work 39 Onion relative 41 Smidgen 42 Bender of rays 44 Bumbling 45 Hubbub 48 Jackson 5 hairdo 49 Golf club part 50 American-born Jordanian queen 51 Piece of cake 52 Outskirts 53 Sicilian smoker 54 One of a deck's foursome 55 Maestro Klemperer 56 Melting period 58 Early hrs. 59 Covert _: spy missions ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: BE T A A G O R A C H A P ET O N L A P U P H A L 0 STA G E B R U S H O R B S SU D O K U S T I CK D A Y ML I M O D E T S P A N I D S GR O P E STINGALONGS B U C H A T S C R O AT A E RO A R T S T I N K E R B A LL GE S T E G EE E S T S BE 0 N D D UC T STUNDI AL MAR IS A T U R K S T U M P P U M P S ING A C O PIS E S H I P RAHS SPEND EONS xwordeditor@aol.com 02/07/11 02/07/11 **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. 4-20-70-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-20-70-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-20-10-70-6 Computers J CASH PAID for Laptops Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops Joel 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 4-20-10-70-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-20-10-70-7 UI For Sale *@@PARKING*** Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-10-70-2 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-20-10-70-10 GOATS FOR SALE Charlie -352-278-1925 4-20-70-10 Motorcycles, Mopeds ***VWVW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM** FULLSERVICE MOTORCYCLE -SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 4-2070-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** HUGE Selection. Scooter Sales & Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 wm.NS4L.com 4-20-10-70-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOWservice rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-20-10-70-11 **SCOOTER RENTALS** Rent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-2010-70-11 WE BUY JUNK CARS Titles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 4-20-70-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site avail. 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Sports MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org UF tops UK as Knight falls short Record crowd fills O'Dome By GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer gluca@alligator org After 39 minutes spent mostly as an onlooker, Kenny Boynton decided it was his time to step up and guard Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight. The Wildcats' superstar had racked up a game-high 24 points working against Erving Walker and Scottie Wilbekin, and Boynton knew Knight would have the ball for the final possession. With the Gators leading by two and 12.7 seconds remaining, Knight dribbled the length of the floor, came off a screen and took a three that fell just short, wrapping up a 70-68 win for Florida (18-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) in front of an O'Connell Center-record 12,633 fans Saturday. "They just tried to isolate their best two players and they made some plays. We made some defensive stops. All in all, I think both teams played a great game and we were lucky to come out with the win." Erving Walker Florida junior guard "[UF coaches] tried to switch us, but I said, 'I'm going to just guard him,"' Boynton said. "I just wanted to stay on him. I didn't want him to get an easy foul. .I just wanted to stay on my feet." Boynton spent the majority of the game guarding junior DeAndre Liggins, who finished with only four points. While Liggins was hampered by foul trouble, Knight was taking control with 17 second-half points, and Boynton understood he had to stop his former AAU teammate and high school rival. "I knew the type of player he is," Boynton said. "We just wanted to disrupt him, disrupt what he had going on." Knight spent most of the second half playing two-on-two ofU What do Chandler Parsons, Billy Donovan and ESPN's Rece Davis have in common with our writers? They're all in this week's show. Check it out on alligatorSports.org. fense with freshman teammate Terrence Jones, and the duo combined to score 42 points for Kentucky (16-6, 4-4 SEC). The pairing sparked a 17-3 run that gave the Wildcats a onepoint lead and set up the dramatic finish. "They just tried to isolate their best two players, and they made some plays," Walker said. "We made some defensive stops. All in all, I think both teams played a great game, and we were lucky to come out with the win." The victory capped an excellent week for Florida, as it defeated both Vanderbilt and Kentucky -a pair of teams UF went 0-4 against a year ago. The week was especially stellar for senior forward Chandler SEE HOOPS, PAGE 14 Matt Watts/ Alligator Sophomore guard Kenny Boynton shoots during Florida's 70-68 win over Kentucky on Saturday night in the O'Connell Center. E The No. 2 Gators women's tennis team easily swept No. 56 Florida International at home Sunday. Make sure to check out alligatorSports.org for a full story. Previous question: Who do you think is the best player on the UF men's basketball team? Parsons Walker Boynton Macklin Tyus Florida suffers yet another close loss By MATT WATTS Alligator Writer The Gators have had a season chock full of heartbreak and it continued Sunday. Downby double digitsmultiple times, including an 11-point deficit at halftime, the Gators rallied to tie the game at the end of regulation before eventually falling 103-97 to Vanderbilt (167, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) in double overtime. The loss, Florida's fifth in its last seven, marks the 11th game this season decided by six points or less. "It's not an option to hang your head," Florida coachAmanda Butler said. "Does it make it tougher when you (have) another loss, instead of another win, that you know one possession .could have made it go the other way? Women's Absolutely." UF (14-11, 4-7 SEC) suffered a similar Basketball defeat three days ago against Ole Miss, and again it was freshman point guard Jaterra Bonds with the ball in her hands and the game on the line. Coming out of a timeout with less than a minute to play, the Gators could not generate an open look. Nearing the end of the shot clock, Bonds put up an erratic driving layup that was easily blocked by Commodores forward Tiffany Clarke. Butler continuously alternated between Bonds and freshman guard Brittany Shine on nearly every possession down the stretch -Bonds on defense, Shine on offense. However, Butler defended the decision to leave Bonds in for the final minutes. "She saw a lane and she went to the rim," Butler said. "That's SEE W-HOOPS, PAGE 14 Gators boost Tournament resume with after Florida wrapped up a big week with a 70-68 win over Kentucky on Saturday, reality set in for Billy Donovan. A reporter was asking if the Gators felt like they had some breathing room in the Southeastern Conference East with only seven games left in the regular season, when Donovan interrupted, "How many more games left?" Seven. "Jeez," Donovan sighed. With more than half the conferencescheduleinthebooks, all signs are pointing the Gators toward a better fate than the past three years of late-season collapses, disappointing losses and a complete Percent (Votes) 47% (36) 29% (22) 9%(7) 8%(6) 4% (3) 77 TOTAL VOTES strong week inability to play with the elite teams in their own division. Adam Berry UF is 7-2 Bad News Berry in SEC play aberry@alligator org this season, Twitter @adamdberry a game and ahalf ahead of second-place Tennessee, a halfgame behind Alabama for the best record in the conference and very much in control of its own postseason destiny. Florida could sweep Vanderbilt and Kentucky this year something it hasn't done since 2005-06. SEE ADAM, PAGE 15 "Good win Last night Gators -see if they put this in the paper, I doubt it" Ray Shipman Former Florida guard, on Twitter; referencing his previously printed derogatory remarks about UF

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14, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 Brissett commits to Gators despite mother's wishes THE FOUR-STAR QB MADE THE DECISION AT HIS BASKETBALL GAME. By TOM GREEN Alligator Writer tgreen@alligator org PALM BEACH GARDENS -Jacoby Brissett stood at midcourt Friday night, hugging his mom, Lisa Brown, as he tried to fight back tears. The four-star Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer High quarterback was moments removed from announcing the biggest decision of his life -a decision his mom didn't agree with. In front of a packed Dwyer gymnasium, Brissett made known his long-anticipated college choice and announced he would attend Florida. Brissett, the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the nation according to Rivals.com, picked Florida over Miami, Wisconsin and Washington. It wasn't an easy choice, as Brissett said he wrestled back and forth between UF and UM at least 25 times in the days leading up to Fnday. "I just had to follow my heart, and my heart lied at Florida," Brissett said. Although Brissett made up his mind, he has not signed his national letter of intent with the Gators, but he plans on doing so today. If his mom has anything to do with it, he will not be signing with Florida at all. Brown was pushing for her son to choose Miami and said she will continue to try to sway him until the national letter of intent is signed and sent in. "It was not my choice," Brown said. "I didn't like the way Florida handled the process. I was never able to meet the head coach. All the other coaches took the time to come and meet me. Will (Muschamp) never did. I never met him face to Recruiting face. And find that very disrespectful." Brissett made his decision Thursday during school after he met with his coaches. But he didn't inform his mom until two hours before the announcement -in a text message. Brown said Brissett informed her by text because he knew she would be hurt by the decision. "I love her no matter what," Brissett said. "But it came down to making the decision I felt was best for me. I can't please everybody. I'm hurt that I hurt my mom. .I was crying with her before the game. She means the world to me." Brissett's commitment to Florida gives the Gators 19 players in Muschamp's inaugural recruiting class, including two of the nation's top five quarterbacks. Having Jeff Driskel, the nation's No. 1 overall quarterback, in the same class doesn't bother Brissett, who thrives on competition. "[Driskel] will have to prove to me every day, every year that he's going to be better than me for him to win that starting spot," Brissett said. UF GYMNASTICS Caquatto joins all-arounders as Florida beats Alabama By ALLISON BANKO Alligator Writer Just seconds before she made her all-around debut for the Gators, confusion rushed over freshman Mackenzie Caquatto. Standing in her bejeweled black leotard, she waited patiently at the tip of the vault's runway. The judges had paused, no gymnasts were performing and the meet was at a standstill. Alabama gymnast, Becca Alexin, had gone onto bars before the signal, causing confusion amongst the judges and incurring a slight delay on the meet. "I really didn't know what was going on," Caquatto said. "I didn't know if she finished her routine, if she fell, if someone got hurt because I didn't want to turn around and watch. I was just focused on my vault. [Assistant Coach] Adrian [Burde] told me, 'Just relax for a second,' but it was more than a second." With the added time, it would've been easy for Caquatto's nerves to build. But they didn't -not one bit. The freshman then flowed into vault, finishing with a solid 9.850, and she continued her breakout performances throughout the evening. Caquatto moved on to bars and posted a 9.900, winning her first event title in college. She didn't stop there. After sweeping balance beam and racking up another victory, Caquatto won the all-around competition in her first attempt. Out of the five all-around participants in the meet, the freshman snagged first place with a final point tally at 39.575, the highest ever for a Gator making her all-around debut. "I'm speechless," Caquatto said. "I really didn't even know what my scores were. I wasn't really paying attention. I was just trying to stay focused on competing and cheering on the team. The team made a huge score as well, and it was just awesome. Collectively, the Gators posted a 197.550, reeling in a victory over No. 6 Alabama. The Cnmson Tide scored a 195.450 and was said to be the Gators' toughest competition of the season, but the meet paved the way for a slew of personal victories for No. 1 Florida. Maranda Smith's parents travel Vfrom California to watch her perform, and Friday she served them up something extra special. After a rough performance in her last competition, Smith stepped out against the Tide and matched her collegiate best on vault with a 9.950. "I was so happy for Maranda," coach Rhonda Faehn said. "That was just probably one of the best vaults I've seen her do and just the enthusiasm that came through after Saj Guevara / Alligator Staff Florida freshman Mackenzie Caquatto made her collegiate all-around debut Friday night with a firstplace score of 39.575 as the Gators beat the Crimson Tide 197.550-195.450 in the O'Connell Center. she knew she really stuck that landing, it really energized the team." When it came to floor, Smith was stumble-free, performing her routine with ease. She earned a 9.925, far superior to last week's 9.300. But Smith wasn't the only Gator who nailed her vault and floor routines. After Marissa King stuck her blind landing on vault, her teammates rushed up to her and started chanting, "Ten! Ten! Ten!" "I dreamt about it a lot," King said. "Every time I have done it, I've always done the half or something that just didn't really kick it. But [today], I stuck it dead. I finally got it, I stuck it." Though King didn't grasp that perfect ten, she earned a 9.925, a collegiate best for the English gymnast. But on floor, King did see a 10 from one judge. "I couldn't breathe for a second," she said. "I was like, "Wow, really?" King's total ended up being a 9.975, a score she said she deserved because she lifted her foot up, which may have pushed her back that last couple of hundredths. But King was noticeably ecstatic, thrilled to have been the cherry on top for Florida's stellar performance against Alabama. "It was great going last up, just to leave our team on that final note that we are awesome and that we got an awesome team score this week," she said. "It just proves how great we are." Shine's 19 pace team in /oss W HOOPS, from page 13_ what we needed at that time." Bonds, who played only eight minutes in the first half, finished with seven points on 2-of-12 shooting. For the second straight game, it was Shine's scoring that paced the Gators. She had nine of her 19 points in a three-minute span in the second half, and Butler said she is one of the team's most dynamic players on offense. "There is a look that Shine gets in her eye, and it's inspiring" Butler said. The progression of Shine and fellow guards Lanita Bartley and Deana Allen, who were both instrumental in Florida's charge, is indicative of the Gators' efforts of continued improvement, Butler said. Allen scored a career-high 18 points and hit a three-pointer with 20 seconds remaining to give the Gators a chance in overtime. Bartley also notched a career-high 16 points with five steals, three assists and only one turnover. "We're showing great signs of what we can be -and who we're going to become," Butler said. "We're just kind of ready for (the latter) to show itself." Parsons leads UF with double-double HOOPS, from page 13 Parsons, who recorded double-doubles in both wins. After scoring 18 points and grabbing 11 rebounds against the Commodores, he scored 17 points and recorded 12 rebounds Saturday. Parsons also contributed a thunderous block and five assists without a turnover in a team-high 37 minutes, including all 20 of the second half. "He had an incredible game," coach Billy Donovan said. "I don't know since I've been here if I've ever played a guy 20 minutes in the second half. .I wanted to rest him, wanted to try to get him out of the game, but he was doing too many things." Free-throw shooting was key in the win, as neither team led by more than three in the final seven minutes. After struggling from the charity stripe for much of the year, Florida hit 18 of its 22 attempts on Saturday, including a pair by Walker with 1:51 remaining that gave the Gators Cm a lead they would never Men's relinquish. "That was huge for Basketball us," Walker said. "I know we've been struggling at the line for weeks and weeks, but the one thing about competition is it changes each day. "One day we could be up, one day we could be down, so we just got to keep focusing and take advantage of free points."

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 20110 ALLIGATOR, 15 ADAM, from page 13 The Gators once again followed a quality victory with an even bigger win. They will be back in the AP Top 25 next week after spending the week at No. 23 in the USA Today/ ESPN poll. (Which seemed a little too convenient, what with ESPN putting them in primetime twice last week.) And analysts are already starting to pencil Florida's name on their early NCAA Tournament brackets. ESPN "Bracketology" expert Joe Lunardi had UF as a No. 5 seed even before it beat No. 10 Kentucky. ESENcom's Eamonn Brennan wrote after Saturday's win, "Florida now appears to be an NCAA Tournament lock." With six wins over top-50 RPI teams, it's hard to argue against Brennan's claim. The Gators snuck into the Big Dance last year with a far less impressive r sum6, and they are on track to add a regular-season conference title to the list -something they have only done once since 2001. After Donovan paused to realize how little time is left in the season, he replied that he had no reason to feel comfortable with his team's standing, even with only seven games left. For Donovan, last week wasn't the Gators' biggest test. It's what they do now, with a slightly higher profile following some time in the national spotlight and a sense of entitlement after two important victories. "Do we have the maturity level, as a team, to handle going forward from here?" Donovan said. "That has been our No. 1 problem, is these situations. We have not handled them well." Donovan called Saturday's win a microcosm of the team's season: inconsistent, but resilient. But this coming week isn't about resiliency, and that's what concerns Donovan. Florida could easily lose some of its momentum by dropping a trap game Wednesday at South Carolina, the only SEC East team UF has not beaten. "We can not do that right now. That's the worst thing that we can do, and I talked to them about it in the locker room after the game was over," Donovan said. "We have a great opportunity to make incredible growth and steps as a team." The Gators have turned fumbling away late-season trap games into an art form the past few years, so Donovan has plenty of reasons to be concerned. And he knows it's never too late for a season to fall apart. Even in seven games. Take advantage of The Allig tor to fill yo, r 2011 vacancy Advertise in these special sections, and spotlight your property! 15% discount with placement in all 4 dates Quater page real estate ads or larger will be spotted on the map for NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE! Call your sales rep today! 4. 352-376-4482 alligator Wed. Feb VVecl. March 1)7 Wed. March 2 Wed. April 15 MAKE YOUR VALENTN EXTRA HAPPY! Pace your HE A P T L I N E 5 rne55age in the Valentine'5 Day special section for only 10 o Be ElgibetoW W N a Dinner Sfo T\No and other great prizes PRANGE'S ,HIF PPODROME Aanuef's SIs r i st V F -vintage Rom It's EASY -go to www.alligator.org/classifieds/ & click on the Heartlines link o DEADUNETODAY,4pQr alligator I

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16, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7,2011 UFROUNDUP Slilam's three-set victory sends UF to win over FSU By THOMAS NASSIFF Alligator Writer With the No. 7 Florida men's tennis team in danger of losing its first match of the season Sunday at No. 27 FSU, the Gators got a lift from an unsung hero. After losing the doubles point and trading singles wins with the Seminoles (5-3), the match was tied 3-3 as junior Nassim Slilam battled FSU's Blake Davis on Court 4. With the team result in his hands, Slilam's superior strength and conditioning proved to be the difference. He posted a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory while Davis struggled with cramps late in the match. Slilam's heroics propelled Florida to a 6-0 record for the second time under coach Andy Jackson and gave the Gators a gutsy 4-3 win at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Tallahassee. "I'm proud of Nassim. He worked very hard to prepare for this spring," Jackson said. "He made his guy tired, and across the board we all fought hard today." Slilam, who often gets overshadowed by his doubles partner, senior Alexandre Lacroix, has yet to lose a singles match this year. However, it was a day of many firsts for the Gators. Things started on the wrong foot as Slilam and Lacroix failed to clinch the doubles point, falling 8-5 on Court 1. It was the first time Florida didn't claim the doubles point in the dual match season. "To be a good team, sometimes you have to be able to win without getting the doubles point," Jackson said. Lacroix, ranked No. 4 in singles, was upset by No. 42 Vahid Mirzadeh in three sets, while No. 52 Bob van Overbeek, riding an 11-game win streak, moved up to Court 2 and lost in three sets to No. 37 Clint Bowles. "It was difficult for Alex. He might have gotten a little too caught up in getting the point for the team," Jackson said. "He almost wanted to win too much." The Gators overcame those losses as sophomore Sekou Bangoura Jr. and Spencer Newman both posted straight-sets wins. Billy Federhofer won in three sets to set up Slilam's match-clinching victory. "We took FSU's best shot," Jackson said, "and I'm very pleased to get through it with a victory." The Gators also swept in-state rival Central Florida on Friday. DEMPS, TAYLOR CLINCH NCAA SPOTS AT ELITE MEET: The Florida men's track and field team won the indoor national championship last season, but that doesn't concern Gators coach Mike Holloway anymore. "We're not really trying to defend the 2010 title. We're trying to win the 2011 title," Holloway said. "If we worry about what happened in 2010, then we'll get lost in that shuffle. Our focus is not on what we did last year. Three events into the season, Florida is well on its way, with five athletes already qualified for the national meet. Sprinter Jeff Demps and jumper Christian Taylor were the latest to clinch spots at the NCAA meet in March, posting their qualifying marks at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet. "This was a solid weekend for the Gators," Holloway said. "I am very pleased with our progress. We continue to take steps in the right direction, and that is something that is very important to me." Demps, who was returning to action from a foot injury suffered during the football season, nearly recorded a personal-best time in the 60-meter dash, winning the event in 6.57 seconds. Demps won the indoor national championship in the 60-meter dash last season. "Nothing Jeff does surprises us anymore," Holloway said. Taylor, who won the triple jump with a 16.61m/54-6 mark, has been equally impressive, dominating his events for quite some time. The last triple jump event Taylor lost came before the 2009 Tyson Invitational. "If you look at where Christian was this time last year, he is way ahead of the curve this year," Holloway said. "Chnstian has always been a very talented guy, but he has much better focus and drive this year." In addition to Demps and Taylor, sprinters Tony McQuay (400-meter dash) and Leonardo Seymore (200-meter dash) won. Lanie Whitaker, who won the 400-meter dash last year at the Elite Meet, once again took first place in the event for the UF women's team. Demps and Taylor join heptathlete Gray Horn and jumpers Omar Craddock and Will Claye as UF's other automatic qualifiers so far this season. -STAFF REPORT $ OFF Jiffy Lube Signature Service' 13 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 How would you score on Test Day? Saturday, February 19th On Campus at UF! MCAT -10:00 am LSAT -10:15 am PCAT -10:30 am GRE -11:00 am DAT/OAT -11:15 am Space is limited. Register today! Call 1-800-KAP-TEST I(A P L A N or visit kaptest.co/practiceP __1~~~TS PREP-1.1_,__