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Published by Campus Communications, Inc of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011


Applicants await UF acceptance notices

They will find out if they have been accepted Friday wMtngl or anw ne fthe studn


By ALEXANDER KLAUSNER
Alligator Staff Writer

Ashley Morrissey became a Gator on
Feb. 11, 2010.
After getting a text message from her
friend, she went to check her UF applica-
tion status online. She didn't expect to get
in.
But her application was accepted. She
refreshed the page to make sure it was
real.
When she realized it was, she jumped
around her room and screamed in celebra-
tion.
"I was overcome with .. " she said.
According to UF spokesman Steve Or-
lando, an estimated 11,000 out of 26,500
high school applicants across the country
will find out Friday that they - like Mor-
rissey - are Gators.


Of that 11,000, Orlando said 6,400 are
expected to enroll.
"I know it's hard for some people to
believe, but not everybody who is admit-
ted comes to the University of Florida," he
said.
Orlando said one reason is that stu-
dents who are qualified to get into UF are
also getting accepted to other top schools
around the country.
"Part of it is a function of how com-
petitive it is now" he said. "Maybe a few
years ago, the students we were admitting
were deciding between UF, FSU and UGA.
Now, the students are deciding between
UF, Stanford and MIT."
The competitive atmosphere has paid
off for the university's graduates, Orlando
said.
In a survey published by the Wall Street
Journal in September, job recruiters listed


UF as ninth in their top 10 schools to find
new college graduates.
The average GPA of admitted students
has been increasing steadily over the past
eight years. In 2010, the average GPA of
admitted students was 4.28.

"Maybe a few years ago, the
students we were admitting
were deciding between UF, FSU
and UGA. Now, the students are
deciding between UF, Stanford
and MIT."
Steve Orlando
UF spokesman

Also, the average SAT and ACT scores
of admitted students in 2010 were 1940.5
and 29 respectively.


C..i, _11II, an 18-year-old senior at
Gainesville High School, said UF is his
first choice.
He hopes to enter the mechanical engi-
neering program.
However, he said he is unsure if he'll
get in.
Though he scored a 30 on the ACT and
has a 4.6 GPA, he said he can't help but
have his doubts.
"My friends tell me I'm going to get in,
but me myself I'm not so confident," he
said.
If he is accepted, he plans to run a cel-
ebratory lap through the streets of his
neighborhood, letting out a victorious
"Yeah!"
But until Friday, C,,. .11 and all of
the 26,000 others will be forced to wait for
their turn to either celebrate like Morrissey
or look for somewhere else to go.


STATE

Scott cuts education



budget $3.3 billion


By MORGAN WATKINS
Alligator Writer

Rick Scott's budget proposal has
only been available to the public for
three days, but it's already caused
some state legislators' blood pres-
sure to rise and Florida residents'
jaws to drop.
Scott's $65.8 billion spending
proposal for the 2011-2012 fiscal
year represents a $4.6 billion cut to
the state budget. The governor's
recommendations would slash bil-
lions from state spending and taxes
and would eliminate about 8,000
state government jobs.
He suggested cutting $3.3 bil-
lion from education. The amount
of money spent per student would
drop by $703, a 10 percent drop
from the current rate of $6,843.51.
Scott hopes to reduce that cut
to only $300 per student through
money saved by his recommended
changes to pension funds and a
one-time federal government of-
fering of nonstimulus funds that


would open local school money up
for other uses.
Albert Matheny, a professor of
political science at UF, said in an
e-mail interview that cutting edu-
cation spending takes away resi-
dents' abilities to think and work
their way out of the country's eco-
nomic crisis.
"It's very clear to me that de-
funding education is all about at-
tempting to cre-
ate a docile and
desperate work-
force, willing to
work harder and
harder for less
and less," he said.
"What Gov. Scott
Scott is seeking, in the
end, is to turn
Florida into a Third World state
with a desperately poor, frightened
and undereducated working popu-
lation and a wealthy elite."
Scott also wants to cut the state's
work force by 7 percent, or 8,645
SEE BUDGET, PAGE 5


* UF forward
Chandler Parsons
(right) has come
into his own during
conference play,
displaying his ver-
satility and winning
a national player
of the week award
after two wins.
See Story, Page 13.


New Jersey court rejects 15-year term for man who bit off cop's fingertip
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A New Jersey ficer Dean Dooley, severing the top of his
appeals court has rejected a 15-year prison gloved left index finger.
sentence for a man convicted of biting off a A judge imposed the 15-year term.
police officer's fingertip. But an appellate panel ruled Tuesday
Rafael Pichardo was convicted of ag- it was too severe and ordered Pichardo be
gravated assault for attacking Atlantic City resentenced. No date has been set.
officers during a 2007 confrontation at the Pichardo remains in prison.
Casbah nightclub in the Trump Taj Mahal The bitten officer was able to return to
Casino Resort. work.
While resisting arrest, Pichardo bit Of- - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


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VOLUME 105 ISSUE 25


Daniela Guzman / Alligator
Coffee Talk
Stacy Eichner, president of the UF College Democrats club, listens to candidates for the
2011 Gainesville City Commission of Districts 2 and 3 on Tuesday night at Volta Coffee.
The UF College Democrats, Santa Fe College Democrats and Alachua County Young Demo-
crats hosted the forum for the City Commission candidates. See Story, Page 8.


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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
720 Balloon Pop Challenge
Today, 11:30 a.m.
Plaza of the Americas
The UF Bateman Team wants to
find out if UF students can pop
720 balloons in 7 minutes and
20 seconds.

European Study Abroad Info
Session
Today, 11:45 a.m.
Turlington Hall, Room 3312
Students interested in going to
Krakow, Brussels or Salzburg
this summer can come to the
info session sponsored by the
Center for European Studies
and get all their questions an-
swered. Free pizza will be
served. Call 392-8902 for more
details.

RUB Entertainment Presents
Clayton English
Today, 7 p.m.
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
Clayton has been performing
on stage for the past two years
and has held cameo spots on
"Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
and BET's "Hell Date."

Connecting the Gator Nation
Today, 5 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
This event will provide stu-
dents with a unique opportu-
nity to build their network by
connecting with UF alumni. It
will provide them with train-
ing on getting the most out of
networking, tips on how to
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RSVP next to "Connecting the
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Museum Nights: Under African
Skies
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Harn Museum of Art
The Harn Museum will cele-
brate African art and culture.
Visitors will engage with art
from the Harn's African col-
lection, including the latest
Ham-organized exhibition,
Africa Interweave: Textile
Diasporas. Activities will in-
clude Adinkra stamping and
mask making, .r., . r. lli,
by Baba Ona, a drum perfor-
mance by Agbedidi Pazeni
Sauti, an Africa choir perfor-
mance and a display of fash-
ion by the African Student
Union. Admission is free.

Harness Your Passion
Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Harn Museum of Art
Participants will have the op-
portunity to view student art
as well as the new African tex-
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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-
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SG Absentee Ballots
By Friday
Absentee ballots for the SG
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will be Feb. 22 and 23.

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Man arrested


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his girlfriend

* SHE IS NINE-MONTHS PREGNANT.

By KAT BEIN
Alligator Staff Writer

When Gainesville Police arrived early Mon-
day morning, they found a nine-months preg-
nant Ana Gainey beaten and bloody.
The father of her child, 28-year-old Lavan
Williams, came to see her at her home about an
hour earlier. The two got into a fight, and when
Gainey threatened to call the police, Williams
jumped on top of her and choked her until she
couldn't breathe, according to a Gainesville po-
*hlice report.
Gaminey scratched at his
face until he let her go and
ran away. She locked the door
behind him and called the po-
lice, but he returned.
On the 911 tape, Gaminey
Williams can be heard screaming for
Wilhliams to stop as he began
kicking down the front door.
"Oh, you calling the police on me for real?"
Williams said as he entered.
Williams left before police arrived. They
found Gainey breathing heavily and bleeding
from her mouth.
She told the officer she thought he would
come back, so he waited nearby, hidden from
sight. He came back two hours later and was ar-
rested.
Police charged Williams riN-,: .--i. ratedbat-
tery on a pregnant woman, domestic battery by
strangulation, burglary and criminal mischief.


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PHHPO: Kylie Ochsenreiter
Journalism: Supachaya
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Law: Tyler Young
CLAS: Andre Price


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CLAS: Frank Plagemantke
CLAS: Nicole Krassner
CLAS: Courtney Johnson
CLAS: Logan Paynebeta
CLAS: Michael Daza
Medicine: Kevin McCarthy
Nursing: Mariah Prince
Pharmacy: Javier Gonzalez
Pharmacy: Matthew Sherman
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Veterinary Medicine: Colleen
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Accounting: Mathias Rodriguez
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Agriculture: Alex Kattan
Agriculture: Eric Tang
Agriculture: Mohommad Tina
Business: Syed Safdar Kazmi
Business: Muaaz Hassan
Business: Kevin Persad
Engineering: Jonathan Gordon
Engineering:Max David Stein
Engineering: Adam Gazeleh
Graduate: Sebastian Lopez
Graduate: Mayra Viller-Buzo
Graduate: Esli Suarez Zurita
Graduate: Meggan Jordan
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Senate passes resolution against guns on campus


* THE RESOLUTION PASSED WITH A
VOTE OF 52-17.

By HANNAH WINSTON
Alligator Writer

It wasn't a scene from a western shoot-
out, but Tuesday's Student Senate meeting
was full of heated debate.
Senators voted 52-17 to approve a reso-
lution in opposition of Florida Senate Bill
234, which, if passed, would allow guns on
college campuses.
A resolution is a piece of legislation that
expresses the Senate's formal opinion but
takes no action.
Senators against the bill were split on
whether to oppose the bill completely or to
postpone the vote until more research was
conducted to gauge student opinion.
Sen. Carly Wilson, who represents the
Unite Party, was in opposition of the reso-
lution.
Wilson, who is also the chairwoman of
the UF College Republicans, said students
have a right to carry a weapon if they
choose to because it is protected by the
Constitution.


"This is not rocket science - this is the
Second Amendment," she said.
Dave Schneider, the Progress Party can-
didate for Student Body president, said he
was against the idea of guns on campus.
He said he would prefer that new legisla-
tion be brought before the Senate calling for
the prohibition of assault rifles for the UF
Police Department in light of the shooting
of graduate student Kofi Adu-Brempong
last spring.
"Weapons don't have a place at an edu-
cational institution," Sch-
aStudent . neider said.
Government Senators also voted to
postpone the vote on a
transparency bill so a committee could first
investigate the legality of the legislation.
The bill would have made all Student
Government and Senate voting records and
meetings available on the SG website.
Some senators were concerned about
whether future employees would be able
to check on their votes later, while those in
favor of the bill said the senators had noth-
ing to hide.
A bipartisan transparency committee
will discuss on the legality of the bill before
it can be brought back to the Senate floor.


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Progress Party candidate for Student Body President Dave Schneider speaks to the
Student Senate about the negative effects of guns on campus.


County discusses opening fairgrounds site to businesses

A new fairgrounds would be built near the current one osh, my first inclination is


By MEREDITH RUTLAND
Alligator Writer

The Alachua County Fair-
grounds may house offices in-
stead of medieval fairs.
The Alachua County Com-
mission unanimously decided
Tuesday to have staff send let-
ters to county businesses to see
if anyone would be interested in
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fairgrounds site.
Commissioner Rodney Long
did not vote due to a conflict of
interest.
A new fairgrounds would be
built on the corner of NE Waldo
Road and NE 39th Avenue on
land the county purchased about
four years ago, said Assistant
County Manager Rick Drum-
mond.


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His gift provided shelter for
the Tyler family after a fire.


Construction of the new site
would cost about
$22.3 million.
The exist-
ing fairgrounds
would remain
in use until the
new fairgrounds
Long 1is ready to host
events.
Alachua County Commis-


Wed.
Feb


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March
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sioner Paula DeLaney said that
having a business space near
the Gainesville Regional Airport
would be a good investment for
the county.
Commissioner Susan Baird
said she wasn't sure if investing
so much money in this project
was a good idea.
She said that the commission
is already stretched thin finan-


Wed.
March
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Wed.
April
13


table this until next year," she
said.
"This isn't the right project for
the right time right now."
Drummond said there isn't
a time line for creating the new
fairgrounds yet, but he thinks
construction could start in about
two years.
"We're still about three or
four years out, even if everything
breaks the right way," he said.


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funding is

the largest

cut in budget

BUDGET, from page 1

employee positions. About 2,000 of
those jobs are currently vacant.
"What has kept us afloat
over the last few years is, in fact,
government spending on the
economy,"Matheny said. "So re-
ducing government actually attacks
the very entity that has -.. .-_,rr-J I.1
an even worse economic situation
brought on by the tax-cutting poli-
cies of Gov. Scott's predecessors."
Scott's proposal must be ap-
proved by the state legislature in
the spring. Matheny does not ex-
pect it to pass, nor does UF College
Democrats President Stacy Eich-
ner.
"When lawmakers look back
at their constituents they will see
the overwhelming disapproval of
this proposed bud-
State get," Eichner said in
NeWS an e-mail interview.
"Compromises will
need to be made if Gov. Scott wants
to move forward."
Eichner said an unwillingness to
compromise by the governor may
hurt his relationship with some
state Republicans.
Daniel Smith, a UF political sci-
ence professor, expects state leg-
islators to feel pressure from their
constituencies to oppose at least
some parts of the budget proposal,
particularly cuts to education and
social welfare programs.
"Legislators will be feeling the
heat if they follow the recommen-
dations of Gov. Scott for the bud-
get," he said. "I suspect they won't
as much."
The Associated Press contributed
to this report.


PROPOSED CUTS

Education
$3.3 billion

Corporate income tax
$1.4 billion

Property tax
$1.4 billion

Community Affairs
$668.4 million

Transportation
$441.5 million

Children and Family Services
$178.5 million

Agency for persons with
disabilities
$173.8 million

Health
$170.8 million






6, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011

Editorial

Evolving Opinion

Educators dodge origin

of life issue
A recent survey of public high school biology teach-
ers showed they aren't sticking to the National Re-
search Council's recommendations on evolution.
With 28 percent of the teachers focusing only on evolution
and 13 percent advocating creationism within the class-
room, we're left with 60 percent quiet and not wanting to
stir up controversy by endorsing one theory over another.
Let's recap: educators are shying away from supporting
the principles they're trying to teach simply because they
are dealing with a touchy subject.
This fear robs the students of an important discussion,
proving that not rocking the boat also has its consequenc-
es.
We're not supporting -: III :.1_ ..1 teachers on one side
or the other, but knowing where a teacher stands can help
explain his or her take on related topics.
If you've ever had a politically leaning history profes-
sor, you know what we're talking about. If an educator
informs students about his or her biases, they can decide
for themselves whether to take what the teacher is saying
with a grain of salt.
The survey also leaves us wondering how openly
staunch believers of creationism ever got jobs as biology
teachers in the first place. Wouldn't they have failed some
exams along the way?
Which brings us back to the start. Although we'd like
to have a consistent way of dealing with our biggest ques-
tion, we have to remember the guidelines really are just
that - guidelines.


Unpatriotic Act


Maybe House Re-
publicans weren't
counting on their
own turning their backs on
the party. In a miscalcula-
tion, they brought a bill
to renew components of
the Patriot Act to the floor
faster but required a two-
thirds majority to pass. The
yeas to renew outnumbered
the nays, but the difference
wasn't large enough.
As Republicans scratch
their heads over why peo-
ple ostensibly against big
government would frown
upon roving wiretaps, we
find ourselves agreeing
with Dennis Kucinich.
He tried to sway tea par-
ty members to the Demo-
crats' side by pointing out
the obvious contradiction:
"How about the Patriot
Act, which has the broadest


reach and the deepest reach
of government to our daily
lives?"
Granting the FBI access
to any tangible object con-
cerned in a terrorism inves-
tigation is an alarming idea
when we think about it.
Of course, we under-
stand the intent behind
the law. What American
wouldn't want to keep
terrorists away from our
country?
We're once again stuck
in that endless battle be-
tween civil liberties and
security.
Neither will be a definite
winner, but it may be time
for the GOP to step back
and see what its own mem-
bers see: It's time to get
away from the Big Brother
image we've cultivated so
well for the past decade.


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Column

Medieval faire fun fi
f you didn't make it out to the 25th Annual Hog-
getowne Medieval Faire during these last two weeks,
you missed out. I can hear the naysayers now: That
little show is a nest of seedy Alachua County residents,
their bawling, scurvy-ridden children and people with
enough body hair to make you ponder when exactly
shaving was invented. These are the kinds of people who
blow their entire tax refund on anachronistic, dull-edged
replica swords, furry-esque fox tails, hats and funnel
cakes.
Excuse me? Bad-mouthing funnel cakes? I would
don one of those suits of armor and crusade for funnel
cakes, thank you very much. Ironic, because who even
knows when fried dough of that caliber was invented? It
looks like one of those accidental food concoctions: Some
spilled some dough in the fryer, and, oh look at that, a
little crispy pie thing. Yeah, accidental foods like funnel
cakes are awesome. Nachos and milk (accident?) also
come to mind.
Enough about fried heaven. The festival itself is a tes-
tament to how awesome good ole fashioned medieval-
themed fun can be. It's easy to allow yourself to be a kid
again the moment you walk inside those gates. Some guy
in a tower spends hours heckling everyone who walks in,
making everyone less self-conscious about how ridicu-
lous they look by going out of his way to flaunt all the
flaws he sees. If he gets to you, ask him how his acting
career is working out.
If stepping into the fair isn't enough to make you want
to run around like a hobbit on PCP, then wait until you
see the elephant. That's right, there's an elephant. Stare
into its timeless eyes and admire its sad majesty. Then
pay money to ride it and laugh when it poops.
There are contests of all sorts, from archery to that hit-
the-hammer-make-the-bell-ring thing. Everywhere you
walk there is the din of laughter and merriment. People
are genuinely enjoying themselves. If you listen closely,


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Dr nearly everyone

Wesley Campbell some of the conversations can
letters@alligatororg be quite revealing: "You have to
admit, after 15 years of marriage,
some of this stuff would come in
handy for roleplaying." Noted.
When you stop in for a show and watch comedic jug-
glers make children squirm with laughter, watch human
chess pieces battle in mock combat and marvel at the fat-
test elf you've ever seen in your life, all the while bran-
dishing a turkey leg in one hand and mead in the other, it
is nearly impossible to not get lost in the fun.
There is also something truly amazing when you real-
ize all the music you've heard over the last three hours
has come from real, live instruments and not from some
tinny speakers hidden behind a plastic bush blasting Kel-
ly Clarkson and Nickelback.
If you went this year, I hope you had a blast. I've been
a few times now, and this was easily the best one to date.
If you haven't been and wanted to go or if you wish you'd
have known or been able to go, mark your calendar for
next year. You won't regret it. If you're reading this and
still have no desire to go because medieval make-believe
nonsense is frivolous, I have a simple retort.
Have it your way. I'd better not catch you at any of the
endless themed parties that you and your friends throw.
If you think wrapping yourself in tinfoil for your space-
themed party to pass off as a robot is somehow cooler
than hanging out with some old bearded guy who forged
his own suit of chain mail in his garage, then you are
delusional and should get a career in marketing. That's
that job where they make people believe worse things are
better than great things for no reason at all. Listen to the
radio lately?
There are no radios in medieval times. It's magnifi-
cent.
Wesley Campbell is a fifth-year English major. His column
appears on Wednesdays.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Reader response
Today's question: Do you text Tuesday's question: Could you
and drive? eat an entire pizza in one sitting
if you were really hungry?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


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Letters to the Editor
Guns would eliminate defense-free zone
I'm disappointed to hear about the
Student Senate's anti-gun resolution. I do
hope they understand that their resolution
will not stop people with bad intent from
carrying guns, only those of us who follow
the law and intend to use our weapons for
self-defense.
Anyone who thinks that every heated
debate in intro biology is going to end in
a John Woo-style shootout should watch a
little less TV. There is significant research
showing that areas that adopt concealed
carry laws benefit from reduced crime or,
at worst, no change. Criminals know that
campuses are defense-free zones so long as
they can avoid the campus police depart-
ment, and that makes them a target.
I hope some members of the Student
Senate think this through a little better
and understand that this bill will not turn
UF into a Wild West full of gun fights and
showdowns at the Reitz Union.
Mike Lewis
UF student



Community service, not politics,
deserves coverage
Once again, the Alligator has failed to
understand its own shortcomings. Once
again, the Alligator has openly flaunted
its infatuation with Dave Schneider. Once
again, the Alligator has neglected more im-
portant facts in order to reinforce the poll-


tics of SG that it so often sounds out against.
In Tuesday's issue, the cover story was
about the Progress Party at St. Francis
House. I cannot understand why this made
news. There are people who spend every
day serving the homeless and the larger
Gainesville community. I'll be happy for
the day when this paper has a feature on
Jacqueline Ros who is involved with a
children advocacy program, or Erica Sokol
who is starting a program seeking sup-
port for prematurely born, or Nick Dunn
who is so caught up in arranging for the
underprivileged to have simple household
furniture that he shows up to his outreach
programs in his Starbucks uniform. Once
again the Alligator will ignore everything
inspiring in people in order to perpetuate
political noise and a cult of personality.
Alex Becker
UF student



Liberty allows reality TV to thrive
I think Laura Ellermeyer's column Tues-
day is all wrong. First off, there is nothing
atrocious about McDonald's except how
awesome they are-but then that's not re-
ally the point of her column; the ethical re-
sponsibilities of reality TV is the point.
America is built on a simple concept
that gets incredibly complicated as it scales
up to a fully functioning society. It's called
"individual liberty."
In short, do you own your body or does


the state? Your answer to that question
has huge implications for where we go
from there. If you believe, like I do, that
you own your body, then whatever you
do with it-so long as you don't hurt an-
other or deprive them of their liberty-is
entirely your call. That includes poisoning
it with booze, cigarettes, drugs or renting
it out for money for someone else's sexual
gratification. In those instances, there is no
ethical obligation to do anything to stop
the behav:..i. - I--o:i1 or not. Distasteful?
Certainly. Pitiful? No doubt about it. It is,
however, these free people's choice to do
drugs or prostitute themselves or to live in
their cars.
There are outreach programs galore,
both public and private, that these people
could avail themselves of. It isn't TV's re-
sponsibility to do anything to these people
they don't want done. Were there actions in
violation of those two principles-harming
another or denying them their liberty-then
any spectator would be ethically bound
to act. Television does plenty of heartfelt
things (think "Extreme Home Makeover"
and "C'j:-- :, ) though the ratings are why
they do it.
Television is a business and as such it
gives the market what it wants, and what
it enjoys more than nearly anything else
is watching people that have it so much
worse than they do. Sex sells? Not nearly
as well as Schadenfreude, it appears.
Rob Myers
Gainesville Resident


Gun law information readily available
I have been reading up on Florida Sen-
ate Bill 234. I suggest all of the people who
have been debating this recently do the
same.
I am an avid and licensed hunter in the
state of Florida and part of that privilege
is learning the law. Because I am pursuing
a concealed carry license, I have done just
that.
The law states that you must have a
concealed carry license to open carry. Any-
one visibly carrying will most assuredly be
checked by police. So the idea that any stu-
dent can carry is a ludicrous idea.
You will be required to have a concealed
permit, and you must be finger printed to
have this license, so not everyone will be
carrying these weapons.
How many of the 50,000 are under 21,
which is the legal age for concealed carry?
I feel this debate has gotten out of hand
simply because most do not understand
the letter of the law.
I suggest before your overly enthusi-
astic opinion sharing continues that you
please understand terminology and the
present laws as they exist.
As I sit in my chair, I am checking Flor-
ida laws on concealed carry and what Bill
234 would allow.
Please visit the Florida Senate website
and other government websites to check
the laws for yourself.
J.T. Helm
UF student


Guest column

Gainesville can revitalize its job market with policy changes


What is the city's role in job creation?
In recent months, local news have reported
on growing Gainesville businesses in the fields
of Web services, software development and distance
learning. Trendy Entertainment is designing cutting edge
video games for mobile devices and brought attention to
Gainesville at the international 2010 Consumer Electron-
ics Show. Tutor Matching Service won the 2010 Cade Prize
with its innovative approach to distance learning.
These companies and others like them are creating jobs
and are part of Gainesville's emerging business clusters.
When a city gets a critical mass of companies in an area of
expertise, growth of new business in that area can s,.. I- ::11
Online music service Grooveshark provides an example of
how this is happening in Gainesville. The company created
Grooveshark University with support from Santa Fe Col-
lege's Center for Innovation and Economic Development
and the Chamber of Commerce's Innovation Gainesville.
Grooveshark University offers free instruction to entrepre-
neurs on creating applications for computers and smart
phones. One successful company is helping to create an en-
tire entrepreneurial ecosystem that moves ideas into jobs.


Thomas Hawkins Given that this growth comes
Speaking Out from private enterprise, what is the
city's role in job creation?
First, the city must get zoning
right. Gainesville uses zoning to protect our neighbor-
hoods - one of our most important responsibilities. If we
want to create jobs, Gainesville must also make sure these
rules are not an undue obstacle to business.
I worked with Shands HealthCare and other private
property owners this past year to rewrite the zoning rules
for the University Heights neighborhood so that Innova-
tion Square could happen while keeping that neighbor-
hood a great place to live.
I also spearheaded the creation of the Community De-
velopment Committee, a task force of community members
well-versed in growth management. This group is working
right now to develop recommendations for reform so we
can allow businesses to add jobs here.
Second, the city must provide the infrastructure busi-
nesses need in order to create jobs. The city of Gainesville
owns a world-class telecommunications utility, GRUCom.
The city built this utility with fiber-optic cable from the


ground up, a structure that makes GRUCom reliable, af-
fordable and very fast. The new Innovation Square will
have gigabit ethernet provided by GRUCom at a similar
cost to much slower services offered by competing utili-
ties.
I support growth in GRUCom because its services are
absolutely essential to the software development, Web ser-
vices and distance learning companies that will create jobs
in Gainesville.
Of all public resources, transportation has the great-
est impact on how a community grows. The city has not
adequately maintained its roads, and I support increasing
funding for road maintenance and improvements. Also, on
many days, RTS carries more passengers than Archer Road
can carry cars.
Transit ridership grew 82 percent in the last decade. In-
vesting in transit will relieve congestion and allow access
to new jobs created in Gainesville.
I am excited by Gainesville's bright future. Job creation
does not just take the private sector. Each of our institu-
tions, entrepreneurs and our city has a role to play.
Thomas Hawkins is a Gainesville city commissioner.


UWire

Americans should focus Egyptian liberties, not extremists


Imagine if the U.S. had a presi-
dent who was so effective at
stifling opposing points of view,
intimidating voters and rigging
elections that he stayed in power
for 30 years. Wouldn't the American
people would eventually rise up in
mass opposition?
There's no way the American
people would allow that to hap-
pen, but this is the exact situation in
Egypt.
The Egyptian people, however,
have finally risen up in protest.
If America is to consider itself a


champion of freedom around the
world, it's the duty of every Ameri-
can to back the Egyptian pro-de-
mocracy demonstrations. Who is to
say that we can enjoy the freedom to
express disapproval of our govern-
ment, while the Egyptians must be
condemned to lives under an op-
pressive ruler?
So far, the protesters have been
successful.
Last week Hosni Mubarak an-
nounced that he would not seek re-
election in the fall, but this doesn't
mean they're out of the woods quite


Andrew Shepherd yet. After
UWire M u b a -
rak's an-
nounce-
ment, the demonstrations turned
violent, as pro-government dem-
onstrators began attacking foreign
journalists and anti-Mubarak pro-
testers. Clearly, Mubarak isn't plan-
ning on making a quick, easy exit.
Unfortunately, many in the U.S.
have chosen to focus on the possibil-
ity of an Egyptian democracy per-
mitting Islamic extremists to come
in to power. Egypt has a long his-


tory with the Muslim Brotherhood,
an Islamic political movement.
Commentators like Bill O'Reilly
and Glenn Beck have been claim-
ing that if Mubarak leaves, they are
likely to take power and threaten
the U.S.
The Muslim Brotherhood isn't
likely to gain power. It certainly isn't
representative of the views of the
majority of Egyptians. Even if they
were to gain control of the govern-
ment, the Muslim Brotherhood is
not al-Qaida. There are many differ-
ences of opinion held throughout the


Brotherhood, with some being more
supportive of the use of violence
and others taking a more moderate
position. In fact, the organization of-
ficially condemns all use of violence,
having renounced it in the 1970s
and taken a more moderate stance,
at least in public statements.
We should instead concentrate
on the thousands of protesters as-
sembling throughout Egypt, de-
manding the civil liberties we take
for granted.
Arizona Daily Wildcat, U. Arizona
via UWI[RE






8, ALLIGATOR 0 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011


Legislature may consider fines for texting while driving

U ONE BILL PROPOSES A FINE OF $100 FOR
Y TEXTING WHILE DRIVING.

By KAITLYN ROBBINS
Alligator Contributing Writer

At least three Florida representatives have filed for distract-
ed driving legislation to be considered in the 2011 legislative
session. If passed, most of these new bills would impose a fine
for drivers who are caught texting behind the wheel.
The legislative session is set to start in March and will last
S for 60 days.
Thirty states in the U.S. have passed distracted driving leg-
islation that has banned texting while driving, according to the
Governors Highway Safety Assoclahtion.
4 4Drivers who use hand-held devices while driving are four
times as likely to get into a crash that could seriously injure
them, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation web-
site.
One proposed piece of legislation is Florida Senate Bill 80,
which would fine drivers $100 for partaking in any text-based
communication, including texting and e-mailing.
In 2010, there were 18 different bills under consideration
that would hlimit cell phone use in the form of talking and tex-
ting. The Legislature rejected all 18 of the bills.
Kendal Orgera, an anthropology student, said she texts
while she drives because she is "too impatient to wait for the
car to be at a complete stop."
According to the transportation department, using a cell
phone while driving delays a driver's reaction time as much as
having a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent.
Matt Tripp/ Alligator Staff "I realize that it's just hike drunk driving," Orgera said. "But
A driver illustrates texting while driving and the distractions it can pose. I'm a naive college student and think that I can text while I
drive and nothing will ever happen to me."


Candidates chat over coffee


They discussed
By MEREDITH RUTLAND
Alligator Writer

City candidates spoke over the
hiss of latte machines Tuesday
as they discussed topics rang-
ing from unemployment among
young adults to political ethics.
The forum, held at Volta Cof-
fee, Tea and Chocolate, was spon-
sored by the UF College Demo-
crats, Santa Fe College Democrats
and Alachua County Young Dem-
ocrats.
District 2 candidates James
Ingle and Lauren Poe attended,
as did District 3 candidates Susan
Bottcher and Ozzy Angulo. At-
large candidate Thomas Hawk-
ins, who was at the Duckpond


unemployment
Neighborhood Association fo-
rum, joined the candidates about
40 minutes into the forum at the
coffee shop.
Candidates were asked how
they would address the problem
of unem-
Gainesville City ployment
Government for young
people in
Gainesville.
Ingle said that one solution is
to use commission-funded proj-
ects to hire Gainesville citizens.
"We need to make sure the
money we spend goes to local
businesses," he said.
Poe said that current programs
like the Innovation Hub at UF will
help the situation by capturing


the ideas of Gainesville students
and residents.
Candidates were also asked
whether they thought people
should be banned from citizen
comment if they curse at cty
commission meetings. The ques-
tion referred to an incident Thurs-
day when activist Pat Fitzpatrick
called Gainesville commissioners
"fascist a**holes."
Poe said he supports a tempo-
rary ban if a citizen's behavior gets
out of hand. Ingle, Angulo and
Bottcher said they don't support
a ban, but that it would be appro-
priate to remove someone from a
meeting if he or she curses.
"Unless they're a clear threat
to public safety, I don't think any-
body should be banned," Bottcher
said.


STUDENT LIFE

Krishnas give cooking lessons


By REBECCA DANTA
Alligator Contributing Writer

A 10-week international vegetarian cooking
workshop will begin today.
The classes will be taught by two Hare Krishna
cooks at the Bhakti House, 1414 NW Second Ave.
Participants will be charged a one-time fee of
$108, which includes 10 hands-on classes, dinner
and a copy of the cookbook.
The workshop will be taught by Andres Salim,
a second-year nursing student, and Alysia Rad-
der, a post-bachelor religion major. Both have been
vegetarian for about four years and are self-taught
cooks.
"We are not going to lecture people," Salim
said. "Some will be cutting, some will be frying.
But everyone will be doing something."


Participants will learn how to make delicacies
from all over the world including India, Greece, It-
aly and Japan. They will also learn Krishna Lunch
recipes such as salad dressing and halava.

"We are not going to lecture people.
Some will be cutting, some will be
frying. But everyone will be doing
something."
Andres Salim
UF nursing student

The class is open to anyone and will be accept-
ing participants until next Wednesday. To register,
e-mail krishnagator@gmail.com with contact in-
formation.


Zeller misses days


of campaigning


due to pneumonia


By ALEX ORLANDO
Alligator Writer

Rob Zeller didn't just miss
last week's campaign forums.
He missed three days of work
and a piece of his son's first
birthday cake.
The sick feeling hit the can-
didate for the City Commis-
sion's 3rd District around 11
a.m. last Sunday, just as his
son, Rex, was winding up his
birthday.
The first city election forum
was set to start at 4 p.m., but
the candidate's face was get-
ting greener by the minute.
His thermometer was reading
101 degrees. He didn't know
what to do.
He phoned Ed Braddy, his
campaign manager, for ad-
vice.
"If that's the case, then you
need to rest up," Braddy said.
Zeller spent the next 72
hours inside fighting what
turned out to be a case of
pneumonia, missing the sec-
ond candidate forum that
Monday.
He and Braddy said miss-
ing the forums were the least


of his worries.
"I just didn't feel it was
very considerate or very re-
sponsible to go," Zeller said.
But now, he's back.
With a cough, sore throat
and runny nose, he made the
Tuesday meeting of the Busi-
ness Community Coalition.
Even after Zeller's first two
absences, Braddy said he's
not worried
about the
candidate's
standings.
"Missing
a day or two
of walking
Seller neig h bor -
hoods and
attending forums shouldn't
set him back," Braddy said.
Zeller is still leading the
pack with $12,093.56 in con-
tributions. He said he's feeling
"80 percent."
He said he will be at the
League of Women Voters
Forum on Sunday and the
Gainesville Tea Party Forum
on Tuesday.
"I gotta work, and I gotta
campaign, and I gotta do what
I gotta do," Zeller said.







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4-20-10-70-1



2 BLOCKS TO UF-$335/MO
4BR Fully Furn + All Utils. Incl. Call Eric
Leightman, University Realty, 219-2879 or
CampusWalkUF.com 4-20-70-1


LEXINGTON CROSSING SUBLEASE
Move In ANY Time. Highly Negotiable Terms.
Fully Furnished. Friendly Roommates. 3 Bus
Routes. $379/m OR best offer. Call/text 813-
205-1549. Email ibukreyev@ufl.edu. 2-22-
11-25-1


*6 Bedroom House**
Walk to class. Pool. 2 Living Rooms.
Game Room. 3 Bathrooms.
Lease begins August 5.
Please call 561-866-8234 for further info.
2-11-5-1



J For Rent
unfurnished



QUIET, CLEAN.
LOTS OF GREEN
1br $350. Small 2br $375 372-6881, 213-3901
4-20-10-70-2


Arbor Park
2/1.5 $599 - 1050 Sqft
Call today 335-7275
4-20-10-70-2



Now Leasing for Fall!
Arlington Square & Wisteria Downs
www.arlingtonsquare.org
Downtown apts from only $619
Check availability today! 338-0002
4-20-10-70-2


For Rent
l unfurnished

1/1 E at $469ALL Pets Welcome
Frederick Gardens
Call (352) 372-7555
4-20-10-70-2

Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 4-20-10-70-2

Pinetree Gardens
2/1 Town home w/ w/d for $649
3br for $799.
Free UF parking. 352-376-4002
4-20-10-70-2


Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-20-10-70-2

No deposit!!!
Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's
<1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym
FREE tanning/FREE cable
*Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777
Live the 180 Lifestyle!
4-20-10-70-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-7-09-167-2

3 Bedroom Houses Starting at $1235
Move In today. Park Near UF Free!
Call 352-371-7777
4-20-10-70-2

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Pick THE LAURELS for FALL!
1 & 2 Flats, 3/3 TH w/Cable @ $815
24hr gym*Tanning *Gated*Pet Friendly
thelaurelsuf.com 352.335.4455
4-20-10-70-2


For Rent
unfurnished

*ESCAPE THE ORDINARY*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!!
FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes
www.thelaruelsuf.com 352-335-4455
4-20-11-70-2


Spanish Trace
2/1- 1000 sq ft- $629
Great Location - Butler Plaza
Call 352-373-1111
4-20-10-70-2


2/2 and 3/3 Townhomes
From $360/person!
Available NOW and August!
377-2801*cobblestoneuf.com
4-20-70-2

1 & 2 BR - MOVE IN TODAY!
1/1 from $579 * 2/1.5 from $649
Townhomes & Flats * Pets Loved!
Includes water/sewer!
Pools*Tanning*Fitness*376-2507
4-20-10-70-2

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

Madison Pointe-NW 23rd Blvd
1s-$699 2s-$789 3s $859.
Free Tanning, Pool, Gym
Gated and Pet Friendly
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
4-20-70-2





POLOS
Gr Gainesville
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


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
4-20-10-70-2

Relaxing Upscale Apartments
2/2 Town homes & 3/3 Flats
Individual Leases, Steps to Campus
Internet, Cable & H20 Included
Furnished Units Available
379.9255 www.MuseumWalk.com
4-20-10-70-2


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
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133 ext 114
4-20-10-70-2



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1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 1 6 Health Services 21 Entertainment
2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will
not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. * All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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"-'1 For Rent
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
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

$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


OF-lFor Rent
unfurnished

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

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




S Gainewile Student Rentals


- Near UF ------
gainesvillestudentrentals.com


* 630 nw 36 street
* 3514 nw 7 place
* 1534 nw 54 drive
* 929 nw 22 street
* 610 nw 34 terrace
2nd floor 204 nw 18 st
1st floor 204 nw 18 st
2515 sw 35 place
2


@5/3 house
@4/3 house
*3/2 house
@4/2 house
@4/2 house
*2/1 apt
02/1 apt
@2/2 apt
2-18-11-20-


$1800
$1500
$1300
$1500
$1400
$1200
$1100
$1200


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
2-15-11-24-2

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
2-15-11-19-2

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
2-15-11-19-2

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

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


ll For Rent
| unfurnished

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
2-15-11-9-2

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
2-15-11-9-2

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

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


-' For Rent )
I unfurnished

$360-rooms available in beautiful 4/4 condo
in SW Gville. Incl. cable and internet. 5 mins
from UF and Butler Plaza. Walk-in closets,
W/D included, furnished common area.
352.514.3398. 2-28-15-2


Quality Houses Available Aug 1st.
Walk/Bike to campus 352-339-2342
www.gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com
2-15-11-4-2

Cozy, Private and Close to Campus!
2-Bedroom Apartments available for rent im-
mediately!!! Close to Butler Plaza, UF and
bus routes.Short leases available.
For more info, please call 786-512-0628
2-15-5-2


The Price You Want, The Convenience You
Need! $650 - 2BR/2BA apartment walking
distance of UF, shopping center and bus
routes. Open Floor Plan - Small Pets allowed.
Available for rent immediately 352.262.2828
2-15-11-5-2



Roommates


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

Now you can easily
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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


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-
4

1 or 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 2-15-11-10-4

Looking for roommate in a 3/3 apartment in
Hidden Lake. Current roommates are easy to
get along with. Pet-friendly. Easy bus routes
to campus. Nice pool and gym with free tan-
ning $440/mo. Contact (352) 346-5459
2-18-8-4


Real Estate


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home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
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PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE
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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


Roommate wanted. $425/mo 4/2 2 blocks
form campus. 814-440-3325 or
3-4-11-20-2 jfidorra@hotmail.com 3-2-11-30-4


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





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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


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**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







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


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Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


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a Shakespearean
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57 "Yes, Yvette"
58 Nook download
61 Inflict, as havoc
62 Las Vegas-to-
Salt Lake City dir
63 Sparkle
64 "Do to eat a
peach?": Eliot
65 MI and LA
66 Alan of "Little
Miss Sunshine"


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Love" singers,
with "The"
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2 Actor Lundgren
of "Rocky IV"
3 Troops
encampment
4 Buzzing with
activity
5 Advanced
6 Rd. Rabbits
7 X, to Greeks
8 "Mean" sehor
9 Permeate
10 Gardening moss
11 Incentive for
dangerous work
12 Acid used in soap
13 Volume
component
21 International
finance coalition
23 Polish Solidarity
leader
25 Sierra Club
founder
26 South Pacific
island region
29" the
ramparts..."
30 Lyon king
31 " Wiedersehen"


32 University of
Montana athletes
33 Gregarious
35 dragon: largest
living lizard
36 Wrath
37 French
possessive
39 Back stroke?
40 Conflicted
45 On the job
46 Knucklehead
47 Desktop images


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49 Neither stewed
nor pickled?
50 Hardly cool
51 Twinkle
52 Trumpet sound
53 Joins, as oxen
55 Lake Tahoe's
aptly named Cal
Casino
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Parsons coming into his own during SEC play
By GREG LUCA 4-4 SEC) tonight at 8 in Colum- should." sists (3.7) and rebounds (9.2) per tucky - something the coach
Alligator Staff Writer bia. Earlier this season, Parsons game. not remember ever doing in
gluca@alligatororg "Chandler's been playing said he sees himself as the most Only one other player - Geor- time at Florida.
great. That's what we expect versatile player in college basket- gia's Travis Leslie - is even in "I wanted to try to get him
Whether it was a late turnover from him," junior guard Erv- ball, and there is far more to the the top 20 in both categories, of the game, but he was do:
in a loss to Jacksonville, a refresh- ing Walker said. "He affects the senior's game than his 11 points That production and versatil- too many things," Donovan sa
ing Christmas break or even a game in so many ways for us - per contest. ity are the reasons UF coach Billy "He really had a complete ga
familiarity with conference foes, offense, scoring, rebounding, as- Parsons has backed up that Donovan kept Parsons in the all the way through."
something flipped a switch for sists. He just does it all at 6-10 for claim during conference play, lineup for all 20 minutes of Sat- The 6-foot-10 Parsons pr
Chandler Parsons. us, and he's playing like a senior as he ranks in the top five in as- urday's second half against Ken- ents a unique threat for opp


mne senior forward was aver-
aging only 9.3 points and 6.3 re-
bounds per game as the calendar
turned to 2011, but he has taken
a significant step forward in the
new year.
In two games last week, both
victories, he combined for 35
points, 23 rebounds and seven
assists.
"Chandler's been playing
great. That's what we ex-
pect from him. He affects
the game in so many ways
for us - offense, scoring,
rebounding, assists. He
just does it all at 6-10 for
us, and he's playing like a
senior should."
Erving Walker
Florida junior guard

His improvement was recog-
nized Monday with the announce-
ment that Parsons was named the
Oscar Robertson National Player
of the Week by the U.S. Basket-
ball Writers Association.
The senior's continued strong
play will be critical as No. 17
Florida (18-5, 7-2 Southeastern
Conference) looks to avenge an
early loss to South Carolina (13-8,


p. ___ i___ _=
Matt Watts/ Alligator
Florida senior forward Chandler Parsons was named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week
after combining for 35 points, 23 rebounds and seven assists in wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky.


did
his

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ing coaches, as he has the size
and speed to get in the lane and
score.
He has also shown an ability
to hit the three. After connecting
on just 31.3 percent of his long-
range attempts in nonconference
play, the senior has found his
stroke and currently ranks sec-
ond in SEC games with a 46.9
three-point shooting percentage.
He has even shown the abil-
ity to handle the ball and run the
offense, establishing a 2.4-to-1
assist-to-turnover ratio in confer-
ence play.
"Without question, we feel
like him being a playmaker and
a play starter for us, and a play
finisher, is important," Donovan
said.
Parsons complements his vari-
ous talents with relentless effort,
crashing the glass on nearly ev-
ery offensive rebounding oppor-
tunity.
On three separate occasions
Saturday, Parsons read the trajec-
tory of a missed shot and came
flying in from the wing to get the
follow-up score.
"I think the biggest thing is he
provides effort when he goes to
the backboard," Donovan said.
"I've never had a problem with
Chandler's effort."


With void at
T he key to Preston Tucker's m
right field has little to do with F
Tucker.
Don't get me wrong: The train
doesn't work if he can't play his nev
tion. And after starting just seven gai
the outfield last year, there is reason to
the move will go smoothly.
But even if the preseason All-Am
plays as well in right as he did at firs
the switch won't necessarily be a succe
Gators need someone to fill Tucker's
first, and that's the point of this shuffle


first, McMahan preparing to seize opportunity
ove to Coach Kevin O'Sullivan is moving Tuck- Gainesville as a catch- He is also coming off a productive sum-
'reston er to a tougher position to squeeze more er, fell behind sopho- mer in the wood-bat Cape Cod League,
production out of his lineup. Florida led the more Mike Zunino where his .323 average was behind only
nsition Southeastern Conference in fielding per- on the depth chart in Hawaii's Kolten Wong, Arizona State's John
posi- centage last season but finished eighth in 2010 because his de- Ruettiger and Memphis' Drew Martinez.
mes in the conference with a .297 team batting av- fense was not good Wong and Ruettiger are both preseason
doubt erage. Tyler Jett enough. But McMa- All-Americans. Martinez returns to Mem-
Ideally, Tucker's infield replacement will The Jett Stream han flashed one of phis this year after getting drafted by the
erican be his roommate, junior Ben McMahan. tjett@alligatororg Florida's best swings Mets last summer.
t base, "Dude, I moved out to the outfield so you Twitter @JettStreamin in limited action last "We're just trying to be creative and try
ss. The could get some time at first," McMahan said season, hitting .325 to move some guys around and try to find
void at Tucker told him. in 80 plate appearances - good enough for a way to get [McMahan's] bat in the lineup
e. McMahan, who was recruited to fifth on the team.


SEE TYLER, PAGE 15


E The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets began preliminary talks about
a trade involving Carmelo Anthony. Can you believe these guys? That would
never work out. Three superstars on one team? There aren't enough balls to go
around. What a joke, right? ... In other news, the Cleveland Cavaliers were off
Tuesday night. They still lost.


1. Florida
2. Kentucky
3. Tennessee
4. Georgia
5. Vanderbilt
6. South Carolina


18-5 (7-2)
17-6 (5-4)
15-9 (5-4)
16-7 (5-4)
16-6 (4-4)
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14, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011


THE LOOK THAT SHINES


Desire defines freshman's attitude


By MATT WATTS

When freshman guard Brit-
tany Shine comes off the
floor during a game, she
removes her mouthpiece and
sticks it in her sock.
They must be Nike socks, al-
ways two pairs, and the "swoosh-
es" have to line up.
Shine has reason for the pe-
culiar placement of her protec-
tion device - that is, other than
shielding her recent dental work.
She wants to communicate.
As soon as the buzzer sounds
and the sub comes in for her, it's
not uncommon to see Shine hustle
to a spot on the sideline right next
to Amanda Butler and drape an
arm across her coach's shoulders.
That desire Shine carries - her
pursuit of greatness - is evident
to those around her.
"She just wants it," Butler said.
"She wants to be coached. ... She
wants to get it right. She wants to
be great."
Part of that is getting imme-
diate feedback from her coaches
and teammates on the sideline.
Butler and Michele Massari,
Shine's coach in high school, said
her craving for improvement, and
her receptiveness to criticism, is
unmatched by her peers and her
predecessors.
"Her spirit is never diminished
by how hard I challenge her -


quite the opposite," Butler said.
"It almost motivates her more to
get it right and come out with
more passion and more I ',.-, -
On Sunday against Vanderbilt,
Shine entered the game late with
the Gators trailing by seven. Less
than a minute later, she drilled a
three right in front of the Florida
bench to pull the game within
two.
A foul on the other end of the
floor sent Tiffany Clarke to the
free-throw line, where Shine's
normally joyful, exuberant ex-
pression turned noticeably seri-
ous. She clapped her hands and,
struggling to get the words out
behind her cumbersome, bright
orange mouthpiece, she implored
her teammates, "Let's go."
Shine scored seven of her
team's next nine points, accu-
mulating 10 of her 19 during the
scant three-minute span, propel-
ling the Gators from an 11-point
halftime deficit into a tie game
and overtime.
"I just try to do whatever I can
do to help us win," Shine said.
But to the onlookers taking
it all in, her play is something
more.
"She gets that fire in her eyes,"
Massari said after watching Sun-
day's game on television. "She
gets that look in her eye, and it's
over."
"That look" is something bas-


UF guard Brittany Shine is beginning to show why coach Amanda
Butler called her the team's most dynamic offensive playmaker.


ketball's greats are known for.
A difficult shot falls or a tough
foul is called - something trig-
gers an evident glare in their
eyes. A ridiculous scoring frenzy
ensues. The opposition can see
and feel the game slipping away.
Shine possesses the look and
has shown she, too, is capable
of single-handedly affecting a
game's outcome.
"I just want to win so bad, I'll
do anything it takes to not lose
the game," she said.
Massari saw it first hand while
coaching Shine at Sacramento
(Calif.) High.
Shine dropped 28 points in the
2010 Northern California Divi-
sion III playoffs with a trip to the
championship game on the line.
She had the same look in
her eye then as she had Sunday
against Vanderbilt, Massari said.
The seemingly simple expres-
sion that signaled the start of her
run is indicative of something
deeper.


"She gets that look in
her eye, and it's over."
Michele Massari
Shine's high school coach

By 6 a.m., even on school days,
Shine was in the gym getting
shots in before class - just the
first of four workouts.
After school, there was prac-
tice. Then, Shine would stick
around and shoot some more. She
also put in time with a strength
coach.
"Unless you're in the gym
working as hard as she worked,
you're not working enough,"
Massari said.
It's easy to see why her coaches
say they have never encountered
someone like Shine.
It's also easy to see how she
was able to stack up accolade af-
ter accolade.
The Sacramento Bee named
Shine the 2010 Player of the Year,
and she also snagged the 2010
Metro League Player of the Year
award.
Shine was also chosen to the
All-NorCal First Team and the
2010 Cal-Hi Sports All-State team
for her division, and was a four-
time First Team All-Metro selec-
tion.
"I know when I'm not work-
ing, somebody else is. So, when
somebody else is asleep, I've got
to be in the gym working," Shine
said. "I'm trying to reach my
goals. I've got to make it happen.
It's not going to just happen by
itself."
Her commitment to greatness
has carried over in her limited
time at Florida.
She was named Southeast-
ern Conference Freshman of the
Week after stepping in for injured
captain Jordan Jones, lighting up
the scoreboard with 47 combined
points in consecutive games dur-
ing the Gator Holiday Classic on


S...
Saj Guevara / Alligator
UF guard Brittany Shine can often be found next to coach Amanda
Butler, as the freshman seeks to absorb all the knowledge she can.


Dec. 20-21.
Despite averaging just 14.4
minutes per game, Shine has
eclipsed 15 points four different
times this season. Only Jones, a
spot-up shooter averaging a team-
high 33 minutes per contest, has
done so more often, with five.
The time she puts in off the
court finally translated into time
spent on it, and Shine racked up
a team-high 12 points against the
Rebels, most coming in another
game-changing spurt.
While the transition from prep
star to role player off the bench
can be difficult, Shine doesn't
get discouraged with the lack of
playing time.
"When most kids would pout,
she'll just get in the gym and
shoot," Massari said.
It's that type of mentality that
personifies Shine.
Butler said her "infectious"
personality off the court is what
makes her so special.
And it began with family.
Growing up, Shine was
coached by her mother, Sheila,
also a former selection to the Sac-
ramento All-Metro team.
They still talk three to four
times each day, and Mom has
even made the cross-country trek
to watch her daughter play five
times.
"Not only is she my mom, but
she's my best friend," Shine said.
Her grandparents live three
miles away from her home in Sac-
ramento. And she plays drums
during service at her church -
self-taught, by the way.
"In any part of Shine's envi-
ronment you go to ... everybody
loves her," Butler said. "She


doesn't just turn it on when it's
time to be this or time to be that,
it's just who she is all the time."
This past summer while play-
ing for Just Believe Sports, a Cali-
fornia club team stacked with tal-
ent, Shine sprained her foot and
was sidelined for much of the
schedule.
For JBS's last game, every
player suited up with a No. 23
scrawled on their shoulder in
honor of Shine - much like she
wears No. 23 to pay homage to
one of the game's best.
From her earrings to her shoes,
Shine is all Jordan.
She has at least 30 pairs of
Jordan shoes in Florida alone,
and double that at her home in
California. Shine even tried to get
Butler to give up her Jumpman
sweats in practice recently.
And when Shine has trouble
falling asleep at night, what does
she watch? Jordan highlights.
While on-court comparisons
between the two are unrealistic,
the game's greatest has been a
source of inspiration for Shine -
and it shows. From the number
on her back to the work she puts
in off the court, all the way down
to that infamous look.
It's only a matter of time before
Shine is able to reap the rewards
of her hard work and get back to
the winning ways to which she is
accustomed.
And it won't be a surprise to
those who know her when it hap-
pens.
"Just tell Michael Jordan, I
want to be the first college basket-
ball girl on Team Jordan," Shine
said. "Tell him put me on. Tell Mi-
chael Jordan that."





TYLER, from page 13

consistently," O'Sullivan said. "He has
swung the bat good, so we're going to
try to get him in as best as we can, as
much as we can."
O'Sullivan has plenty of other can-
didates to take Tucker's old corner,
including sophomores Austin Maddox
and Brian Johnson. But the Gators need
McMahan to step up.
If McMahan sticks at first, Maddox
will return to third base, where he start-


ed 29 games last season. More impor-
tantly, O'Sullivan can use Johnson as
UF's designated hitter.
After posting a 1.089 OPS in 84 at-
bats last year, Johnson should be in the
lineup every day. He will probably start
the season in the team's weekend rota-
tion, though, so O'Sullivan can't put
him in the field and risk an injury to his
ace.
Essentially, McMahan would be re-
placing one of Florida's corner outfield-
ers, Daniel Pigott or Tyler Thompson.
That duo combined to hit .285 in 295


at-bats last season.
Of course, O'Sullivan will not an-
nounce any starters until next week,
when Florida opens its season against
South Florida on Feb. 18.
He called first base "a work in prog-
ress," adding fans will probably see
Tucker at his old position a lot. But
Tucker said two weeks ago that he
hasn't played an inning of first base
since last season.
And O'Sullivan should keep it that
way. Because, dude, Tucker moved out
there so McMahan can play.


Florida to utilize Schutte's flexibility

* THE SOPHOMORE SLUGGER WILL START THE ton said. "Having a great athlete like her, she'll be in the mid-
SEASON PLAYING IN RIGHT FIELD. dle of that lineup for sure every day."
While some players enjoy the consistency of playing the
same position regularly, Schutte has no issues with being
By STEPHEN SHEEHAN counted on to play anywhere on any given day.
Alligator Writer "I actually take pride in being able to be versatile," she said.
"If I'm needed anywhere, then I know that I can play and ful-
To simply say sophomore Brittany Schutte is versatile fill that position that coach Walton needs me at."
would be an understatement. Even after a historic freshman season, Schutte is still look-
The California native played first base, both corner outfield ing to improve her game.
positions, designated hitter and even catcher last season, her "She's really done a good job working
first with the Gators. and developing her swing and her mindset,"
Despite not having a defined spot in the held, Schutte re- Walton said. "She wanted to have a better
wrote the UF freshman record book, recording the highest run-productive season, drive in more runs
batting average (.346), home run total (19), RBI total (59) and with runners on base.
slugging percentage (.780) in team history. "She saw that as not really a weakness last
After being named to the Women's College World Series year, but something she really needed to do
All-Tournament Team and the Southeastern Conference All- Schutte a better job of - hitting in the clutch, hitting
Freshman Team in 2010, Schutte enters this season as one of with game-changing situations, not just hit-
the team's best hitters, even in a lineup with accomplished hit- ting home runs, but driving in runs in those situations, too."
ters like Aja Paculba, Kelsey Bruder and Megan Bush. The Gators' young star has more confidence heading into
With the graduation of left fielder Francesca Enea, some the 2011 season with a year under her belt. However, she still
had assumed Schutte would roam left held this season, but has room for growth and will only improve with more experi-
coach Tim Walton said Monday she will start in right field as ence.
senior Kelsey Bruder takes over in left. "I'm just more focused on playing the game, not really re-
Just like last season, Schutte will be counted on to fill in all cords or breaking any more records or anything like that," she
around the field. said. "I feel a little bit more experienced and know what more
"She'll play right, first, she'll catch, she's our backup third to expect now that I've had a year, but I still kind of feel new
baseman, backup second baseman, backup left fielder." Wal- on the field and still have some nerves."


Women's
Tennis


dual-match losses.
The other four singles
courts saw each Gator win
in straight sets, including an
impressive 6-0, 6-3 victory
by Lauren Embree over No.


24 Irene Rehberger.
On Court 2, Sofie Oyen suffered her first
setback at the hands of Ecatermina Vasenina
in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6 (7-2). Florida's Olivia
Janowicz lost to USF's Janette Bejlkova, 7-5,
4-6, 1-0 (12-10).
"While players don't like to lose, our two
freshmen who lost today learned a lot," UF
coach Roland Thornqvist said.
"This South Florida team thought they
could beat us, and it was really good to have
that kind of competition heading into this
weekend's matches."


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"I know it's hard for some people to believe, but not everybody who is admitted comes to the University of Florida," he said. Orlando said one reason is that students who are qualified to get into UF are also getting accepted to other top schools around the country. "Part of it is a function of how competitive it is now" he said. "Maybe a few years ago, the students we were admitting were deciding between UF, FSU and UGA. Now, the students are deciding between UF, Stanford and MIT." The competitive atmosphere has paid off for the university's graduates, Orlando said. In a survey published by the Wall Street Journal in September, job recruiters listed UF as ninth in their top 10 schools to find new college graduates. The average GPA of admitted students has been increasing steadily over the past eight years. In 2010, the average GPA of admitted students was 4.28. "Maybe a few years students we were a were deciding betwe and UGA. Now, the st deciding between UF and MIT." 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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 20110 ALLIGATOR, 3 |"CANDIDATES a STUDENT CN SENATE': Man arrested for beating his girlfriend 0 SHE IS NINE-MONTHS PREGNANT. By KAT BEIN Alligator Staff Writer When Gainesville Police arrived early Monday morning, they found a nine-months pregnant Ana Gainey beaten and bloody. The father of her child, 28-year-old Lavan Williams, came to see her at her home about an hour earlier. The two got into a fight, and when Gainey threatened to call the police, Williams jumped on top of her and choked her until she couldn't breathe, according to a Gainesville police report. Gainey scratched at his face until he let her go and ran away. She locked the door behind him and called the police, but he returned. On the 911 tape, Gainey Williams can be heard screaming for Williams to stop as he began kicking down the front door. "Oh, you calling the police on me for real?" Williams said as he entered. Williams left before police arrived. They found Gainey breathing heavily and bleeding from her mouth. She told the officer she thought he would come back, so he waited nearby, hidden from sight. He came back two hours later and was arrested. Police charged Williams with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, burglary and criminal mischief. Untle P ,!rt Accounting: Ari Bogotch Agriculture: Joe Pardo Agriculture: Brett Rowland Agriculture: Katie Waldman Architecture: Kathleen Taus Business: Elliot Rimon Business: Sean Fahy Business: Chris Champion Building Construction: Alfonso Gayman Dental: Nathaniel Durtschin Education: Lila Jonas Engineering: Kevin Seymour Engineering: Michael Andrews Engineering: Michelle Gibson Fine Arts: Chase Den Beste Freshman: Brittney Williams Freshman: Aubrey Oyler Freshman: Lauren Verno Graduate: Victoria Rich Graduate: Mohamad Alsafrjalani Graduate: Nicholas Fitzpatrick Graduate: Ashley Forte Graduate: Jennifer Reynolds Graduate: James Sadler Graduate: Ankit Salgia Graduate: Joanna Sandiford Graduate: William Simis Graduate: Yao Yakuan Health and Human Performance: Tyler Hamilton PHHPO: Kylie Ochsenreiter Journalism: Supachaya Sucharitvanitwong Law: Tyler Young CLAS: Andre Price Elections will be held Feb. 22 and 23 Graduate: Rishi Prasad Graduate: Douglas Whitaker Graduate: German Blanco Graduate: Uzair Malik Health and Human performance: Alex Rabre PHHPO: Rebekah Campbell Journalism: Darrius Woods Law: Gillian Leytham CLAS: Patricia Posey CLAS: Justin Fisch CLAS: Andrew Hart CLAS: Karim Khan CLAS: Jordan Rosales CLAS: Ford Dwyer CLAS: Anna Sun Pharmacy: Noha Abdelghany Freshman: Jose Torres Sophomore: Tiffany Sanders Sophomore: Umair Asghar Sophomore: Rameez Dossani Sophomore: Conor Munro Sophomore: Michela Martinazzi Sophomore: Yoni Anijar nd pe dent CLAS: Chris Kodadek Alexander Silva / Alligator Staff 9; 4V Place a Heartline for your someone special in the > Alligator's Valentine's Day v Special Section! 1 Place your ad for only $10 and you could win prizes from: V RANG Y PODROEef's f tier j F THF H g A T R CLAS: Katherine Getty CLAS: Frank Plagemantke CLAS: Nicole Krassner CLAS: Courtney Johnson CLAS: Logan Paynebeta CLAS: Michael Daza Medicine: Kevin McCarthy Nursing: Mariah Prince Pharmacy: Javier Gonzalez Pharmacy: Matthew Sherman Sophomore: Corey Yeffet Sophomore: Alec Alfonso Sophomore: Mariah Keely Sophomore: Rachel Kellerman Sophomore: Stacey Spekter Sophomore: Ebony Finley Veterinary Medicine: Colleen Dawson Pro res P r y Accounting: Mathias Rodriguez Architecture: Jared Akers Agriculture: Alex Kattan Agriculture: Eric Tang Agriculture: Mohommad Tina Business: Syed Safdar Kazmi Business: Muaaz Hassan Business: Kevin Persad Engineering: Jonathan Gordon Engineering:Max David Stein Engineering: Adam Gazeleh Graduate: Sebastian Lopez Graduate: Mayra Viller-Buzo Graduate: Esli Suarez Zurita Graduate: Meggan Jordan Graduate: Selvi Kadirvel Graduate: Priya Vijapura

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4, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9,2011 Senate passes resolution against guns on campus 0 THE RESOLUTION PASSED WITH A VOTE OF 52-17. By HANNAH WINSTON Alligator Writer It wasn't a scene from a western shootout, but Tuesday's Student Senate meeting was full of heated debate. Senators voted 52-17 to approve a resolution in opposition of Florida Senate Bill 234, which, if passed, would allow guns on college campuses. A resolution is a piece of legislation that expresses the Senate's formal opinion but takes no action. Senators against the bill were split on whether to oppose the bill completely or to postpone the vote until more research was conducted to gauge student opinion. Sen. Carly Wilson, who represents the Unite Party, was in opposition of the resolution. Wilson, who is also the chairwoman of the UF College Republicans, said students have a right to carry a weapon if they choose to because it is protected by the Constitution. "This is not rocket science -this is the Second Amendment," she said. Dave Schneider, the Progress Party candidate for Student Body president, said he was against the idea of guns on campus. He said he would prefer that new legislation be brought before the Senate calling for the prohibition of assault rifles for the UF Police Department in light of the shooting of graduate student Kofi Adu-Brempong last spring. "Weapons don't have a place at an educational institution," SchStudent neider said. V IrnIn*n( Senators also voted to postpone the vote on a transparency bill so a committee could first investigate the legality of the legislation. The bill would have made all Student Government and Senate voting records and meetings available on the SG website. Some senators were concerned about whether future employees would be able to check on their votes later, while those in favor of the bill said the senators had nothing to hide. A bipartisan transparency committee will discuss on the legality of the bill before it can be brought back to the Senate floor. Elise Giordano/ Alligator Progress Party candidate for Student Body President Dave Schneider speaks to the Student Senate about the negative effects of guns on campus. County discusses opening fairgrounds site to businesses A new fairgrounds would be built near the current one cGosh my first inclination is By MEREDITH RUTLAND Alligator Writer The Alachua County Fairgrounds may house offices instead of medieval fairs. The Alachua County Commission unanimously decided Tuesday to have staff send letters to county businesses to see if anyone would be interested in setting up shop on the current STUDENT LOANS! TVs e Stereos 9 Jewelry -Tools Musical Instruments A good place to pawn! BEST JEWELRY & LOAN 523 NW 3rd Ave. (352) 371-4367 PAWN BROKERS fairgrounds site. Commissioner Rodney Long did not vote due to a conflict of interest. A new fairgrounds would be built on the corner of NE Waldo Road and NE 39th Avenue on land the county purchased about four years ago, said Assistant County Manager Rick Drummond. aiiatibr Construction of the new site Long would cost about $22.3 million. The existing fairgrounds would remain in use until the new fairgrounds is ready to host events. Alachua County CommisWed. Feb 16;wed. March sioner Paula DeLaney said that having a business space near the Gainesville Regional Airport would be a good investment for the county. Commissioner Susan Baird said she wasn't sure if investing so much money in this project was a good idea. She said that the commission is already stretched thin finanWed. March I-)o Wed. April table this until next year," she said. "This isn't the right project for the right time right now." Drummond said there isn't a time line for creating the new fairgrounds yet, but he thinks construction could start in about two years. "We're still about three or four years out, even if everything breaks the right way," he said. Take advantage of The Alligator to fill your 2011 vacances!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! 352-376-4482 His gift pided shelter for moth,'s ame.the Tyler family after a fire. (iN Gmaother's name Support the Red Cross and change a life, American starting with your own. T Red Cross Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcross.org. A

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r Pwc WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011E ALLIGATOR, 5 Education funding is the largest cut in budget BUDGET, from page 1 employee positions. About 2,000 of those jobs are currently vacant. "What has kept us afloat over the last few years is, in fact, government spending on the economy,"Matheny said. "So reducing government actually attacks the very entity that has forestalled an even worse economic situation brought on by the tax-cutting policies of Gov. Scott's predecessors." Scott's proposal must be approved by the state legislature in the spring. Matheny does not expect it to pass, nor does UF College Democrats President Stacy Eichner. "When lawmakers look back at their constituents they will see the overwhelming disapproval of this proposed budget," Eichner said in News an e-mail interview. "Compromises will need to be made if Gov. Scott wants to move forward." Eichner said an unwillingness to compromise by the governor may hurt his relationship with some state Republicans. Daniel Smith, a UF political science professor, expects state legislators to feel pressure from their constituencies to oppose at least some parts of the budget proposal, particularly cuts to education and social welfare programs. "Legislators will be feeling the heat if they follow the recommendations of Gov. Scott for the budget," he said. "I suspect they won't as much." The Associated Press contributed to this report. PROPOSED CUTS 2008 Completes PC's Tax practice internship and PwC's Internship Development Program 2009 Earns Masters ofAccounting, hired as a Tax Associate at PwC 2010 Joins Marketing & Sales Mallory Elliott, PwC Senior Associate. Following an internship at PwC, Mallory earned a Masters of Accounting. After she was hired full-time, her work impressed a senior partner and she was given the opportunity to move into Marketing & Sales, feeding her career and future even further. To see Mallory'sfull timeline and how you canfeed yourfuture, visit www.pwc. tv Education $3.3 billion Corporate income tax $1.4 billion Property tax $1.4 billion Community Affairs $668.4 million Transportation $441.5 million ( 2011 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. All rights reserved. In this document, 'PwC" refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (a Delaware limited liability partnership). which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. each member firm of which is a separate legal entity. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Children and Family Services $178.5 million Agency for persons with disabilities $173.8 million Health $170.8 million Environmental Protection $148.5 million Pw

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6, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9,2011 Evolving Opinion Educators dodge origin of life issue recent survey of public high school biology teachers showed they aren't sticking to the National Research Council's recommendations on evolution. With 28 percent of the teachers focusing only on evolution and 13 percent advocating creationism within the classroom, we're left with 60 percent quiet and not wanting to stir up controversy by endorsing one theory over another. Let's recap: educators are shying away from supporting the principles they're trying to teach simply because they are dealing with a touchy subject. This fear robs the students of an important discussion, proving that not rocking the boat also has its consequences. We're not supporting bullheaded teachers on one side or the other, but knowing where a teacher stands can help explain his or her take on related topics. If you've ever had a politically leaning history professor, you know what we're talking about. If an educator informs students about his or her biases, they can decide for themselves whether to take what the teacher is saying with a grain of salt. The survey also leaves us wondering how openly staunch believers of creationism ever got jobs as biology teachers in the first place. Wouldn't they have failed some exams along the way? Which brings us back to the start. Although we'd like to have a consistent way of dealing with our biggest question, we have to remember the guidelines really are just that -guidelines. Unpatriotic Act Maybe House Republicans weren't counting on their own turning their backs on the party. In a miscalculation, they brought a bill to renew components of the Patriot Act to the floor faster but required a twothirds majority to pass. The yeas to renew outnumbered the nays, but the difference wasn't large enough. As Republicans scratch their heads over why people ostensibly against big government would frown upon roving wiretaps, we find ourselves agreeing with Dennis Kucinich. He tried to sway tea party members to the Democrats' side by pointing out the obvious contradiction: "How about the Patriot Act, which has the broadest reach and the deepest reach of government to our daily lives?" Granting the FBI access to any tangible object concerned in a terrorism investigation is an alarming idea when we think about it. Of course, we understand the intent behind the law. What American wouldn't want to keep terrorists away from our country? We're once again stuck in that endless battle between civil liberties and security. Neither will be a definite winner, but it may be time for the GOP to step back and see what its own members see: It's time to get away from the Big Brother image we've cultivated so well for the past decade. a ll te independent forida 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 / / \ (&TI C -IC H n --/ ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion 1% -N --N DU DT I (Y>e/NT (b/ icT S ET ?IT TCH F'S7 Medieval faire fun for nearly everyone f you didn't make it out to the 25th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire during these last two weeks, you missed out. I can hear the naysayers now: That little show is a nest of seedy Alachua County residents, their bawling, scurvy-ridden children and people with enough body hair to make you ponder when exactly shaving was invented. These are the kinds of people who blow their entire tax refund on anachronistic, dull-edged replica swords, furry-esque fox tails, hats and funnel cakes. Excuse me? Bad-mouthing funnel cakes? I would don one of those suits of armor and crusade for funnel cakes, thank you very much. Ironic, because who even knows when fried dough of that caliber was invented? It looks like one of those accidental food concoctions: Some spilled some dough in the fryer, and, oh look at that, a little crispy pie thing. Yeah, accidental foods like funnel cakes are awesome. Nachos and milk (accident?) also come to mind. Enough about fried heaven. The festival itself is a testament to how awesome good ole fashioned medievalthemed fun can be. It's easy to allow yourself to be a kid again the moment you walk inside those gates. Some guy in a tower spends hours heckling everyone who walks in, making everyone less self-conscious about how ridiculous they look by going out of his way to flaunt all the flaws he sees. If he gets to you, ask him how his acting career is working out. If stepping into the fair isn't enough to make you want to run around like a hobbit on PCP, then wait until you see the elephant. That's right, there's an elephant. Stare into its timeless eyes and admire its sad majesty. Then pay money to ride it and laugh when it poops. There are contests of all sorts, from archery to that hitthe-hammer-make-the-bell-ring thing. Everywhere you walk there is the din of laughter and merriment. People are genuinely enjoying themselves. If you listen closely, Wesley Campbell some of the conversations can letters@alligator org be quite revealing: "You have to admit, after 15 years of marriage, some of this stuff would come in handy for roleplaying." Noted. When you stop in for a show and watch comedic jugglers make children squirm with laughter, watch human chess pieces battle in mock combat and marvel at the fattest elf you've ever seen in your life, all the while brandishing a turkey leg in one hand and mead in the other, it is nearly impossible to not get lost in the fun. There is also something truly amazing when you realize all the music you've heard over the last three hours has come from real, live instruments and not from some tinny speakers hidden behind a plastic bush blasting Kelly Clarkson and Nickelback. If you went this year, I hope you had a blast. I've been a few times now, and this was easily the best one to date. If you haven't been and wanted to go or if you wish you'd have known or been able to go, mark your calendar for next year. You won't regret it. If you're reading this and still have no desire to go because medieval make-believe nonsense is frivolous, I have a simple retort. Have it your way. I'd better not catch you at any of the endless themed parties that you and your friends throw. If you think wrapping yourself in tinfoil for your spacethemed party to pass off as a robot is somehow cooler than hanging out with some old bearded guy who forged his own suit of chain mail in his garage, then you are delusional and should get a career in marketing. That's that job where they make people believe worse things are better than great things for no reason at all. Listen to the radio lately? There are no radios in medieval times. It's magnificent. Wesley Campbell is afifth-year English major. His column appears on Wednesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Do you text Tuesday's question: Could you and drive? eat an entire pizza in one sitting if you were really hungry? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 71% YES 29% NO 129 TOTAL VOTES

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011E ALLIGATOR, 7 Guns would eliminate defense-free zone I'm disappointed to hear about the Student Senate's anti-gun resolution. I do hope they understand that their resolution will not stop people with bad intent from carrying guns, only those of us who follow the law and intend to use our weapons for self-defense. Anyone who thinks that every heated debate in intro biology is going to end in a John Woo-style shootout should watch a little less TV. There is significant research showing that areas that adopt concealed carry laws benefit from reduced crime or, at worst, no change. Criminals know that campuses are defense-free zones so long as they can avoid the campus police department, and that makes them a target. I hope some members of the Student Senate think this through a little better and understand that this bill will not turn UF into a Wild West full of gun fights and showdowns at the Reitz Union. Mike Lewis UF student Community service, not politics, deserves coverage Once again, the Alligator has failed to understand its own shortcomings. Once again, the Alligator has openly flaunted its infatuation with Dave Schneider. Once again, the Alligator has neglected more important facts in order to reinforce the politics of SG that it so often sounds out against. In Tuesday's issue, the cover story was about the Progress Party at St. Francis House. I cannot understand why this made news. There are people who spend every day serving the homeless and the larger Gainesville community. I'll be happy for the day when this paper has a feature on Jacqueline Ros who is involved with a children advocacy program, or Erica Sokol who is starting a program seeking support for prematurely born, or Nick Dunn who is so caught up in arranging for the underprivileged to have simple household furniture that he shows up to his outreach programs in his Starbucks uniform. Once again the Alligator will ignore everything inspiring in people in order to perpetuate political noise and a cult of personality. Alex Becker UF student Liberty allows reality TV to thrive I think Laura Ellermeyer's column Tuesday is all wrong. First off, there is nothing atrocious about McDonald's except how awesome they are-but then that's not really the point of her column; the ethical responsibilities of reality TV is the point. America is built on a simple concept that gets incredibly complicated as it scales up to a fully functioning society. It's called "individual liberty." In short, do you own your body or does the state? Your answer to that question has huge implications for where we go from there. If you believe, like I do, that you own your body, then whatever you do with it-so long as you don't hurt another or deprive them of their liberty-is entirely your call. That includes poisoning it with booze, cigarettes, drugs or renting it out for money for someone else's sexual gratification. In those instances, there is no ethical obligation to do anything to stop the behavior-illegal or not. Distasteful? Certainly. Pitiful? No doubt about it. It is, however, these free people's choice to do drugs or prostitute themselves or to live in their cars. There are outreach programs galore, both public and private, that these people could avail themselves of. It isn't TV's responsibility to do anything to these people they don't want done. Were there actions in violation of those two principles-harming another or denying them their liberty-then any spectator would be ethically bound to act. Television does plenty of heartfelt things (think "Extreme Home Makeover" and "Oprah") though the ratings are why they do it. Television is a business and as such it gives the market what it wants, and what it enjoys more than nearly anything else is watching people that have it so much worse than they do. Sex sells? Not nearly as well as Schadenfreude, it appears. Rob Myers Gainesville Resident Gun law information readily available I have been reading up on Florida Senate Bill 234. I suggest all of the people who have been debating this recently do the same. I am an avid and licensed hunter in the state of Florida and part of that privilege is learning the law. Because I am pursuing a concealed carry license, I have done just that. The law states that you must have a concealed carry license to open carry. Anyone visibly carrying will most assuredly be checked by police. So the idea that any student can carry is a ludicrous idea. You will be required to have a concealed permit, and you must be finger printed to have this license, so not everyone will be carrying these weapons. How many of the 50,000 are under 21, which is the legal age for concealed carry? I feel this debate has gotten out of hand simply because most do not understand the letter of the law. I suggest before your overly enthusiastic opinion sharing continues that you please understand terminology and the present laws as they exist. As I sit in my chair, I am checking Florida laws on concealed carry and what Bill 234 would allow. Please visit the Florida Senate website and other government websites to check the laws for yourself. J.T. Helm UF student Gainesville can revitalize its jo W hat is the city's role in job creation? In recent months, local news have reported on growing Gainesville businesses in the fields of Web services, software development and distance learning. Trendy Entertainment is designing cutting edge video games for mobile devices and brought attention to Gainesville at the international 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Tutor Matching Service won the 2010 Cade Prize with its innovative approach to distance learning. These companies and others like them are creating jobs and are part of Gainesville's emerging business clusters. When a city gets a critical mass of companies in an area of expertise, growth of new business in that area can snowball. Online music service Grooveshark provides an example of how this is happening in Gainesville. The company created Grooveshark University with support from Santa Fe College's Center for Innovation and Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce's Innovation Gainesville. Grooveshark University offers free instruction to entrepreneurs on creating applications for computers and smart phones. One successful company is helping to create an entire entrepreneurial ecosystem that moves ideas into jobs. Thomas Hawkins G Speaking Out from city's Fi right. Gainesville uses zon hoods -one of our most im want to create jobs, Gainesvi rules are not an undue obsta I worked with Shands H property owners this past ye for the University Heights r tion Square could happen hood a great place to live. I also spearheaded the cr velopment Committee, a task well-versed in growth manage right now to develop recom can allow businesses to add j Second, the city must pr nesses need in order to creat owns a world-class telecom The city built this utility w b market with policy changes iven that this growth comes ground up, a structure that makes GRUCom reliable, afprivate enterprise, what is the fordable and very fast. The new Innovation Square will role in job creation? have gigabit ethernet provided by GRUCom at a similar rst, the city must get zoning cost to much slower services offered by competing utiling to protect our neighborties. portant responsibilities. If we I support growth in GRUCom because its services are lle must also make sure these absolutely essential to the software development, Web sercle to business. vices and distance learning companies that will create jobs ealthCare and other private in Gainesville. ar to rewrite the zoning rules Of all public resources, transportation has the greateighborhood so that Innovaest impact on how a community grows. The city has not while keeping that neighboradequately maintained its roads, and I support increasing funding for road maintenance and improvements. Also, on nation of the Community Demany days, RTS carries more passengers than Archer Road force of community members can carry cars. ement. This group is working Transit ridership grew 82 percent in the last decade. Inmendations for reform so we vesting in transit will relieve congestion and allow access obs here. to new jobs created in Gainesville. ovide the infrastructure busiI am excited by Gainesville's bright future. Job creation e jobs. The city of Gainesville does not just take the private sector. Each of our institununications utility, GRUCom. tons, entrepreneurs and our city has a role to play. ith fiber-optic cable from the Thomas Hawkins is a Gainesville city commissioner. Americans should focus Egyptian liberties, not extremists Imagine if the U.S. had a president who was so effective at stifling opposing points of view, intimidating voters and rigging elections that he stayed in power for 30 years. Wouldn't the American people would eventually rise up in mass opposition? There's no way the American people would allow that to happen, but this is the exact situation in Egypt. The Egyptian people, however, have finally risen up in protest. If America is to consider itself a champion of freedom around the world, its the duty of every American to back the Egyptian pro-democracy demonstrations. Who is to say that we can enjoy the freedom to express disapproval of our government, while the Egyptians must be condemned to lives under an oppressive ruler? So far, the protesters have been successful. Last week Hosni Mubarak announced that he would not seek reelection in the fall, but this doesn't mean they're out of the woods quite Andrew Shepherd yet. After UWire M u b a rak's announcement, the demonstrations turned violent, as pro-government demonstrators began attacking foreign journalists and anti-Mubarak protesters. Clearly, Mubarak isn't planning on making a quick, easy exit. Unfortunately, many in the U.S. have chosen to focus on the possibility of an Egyptian democracy permitting Islamic extremists to come in to power. Egypt has a long history with the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic political movement. Commentators like Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck have been claiming that if Mubarak leaves, they are likely to take power and threaten the U.S. The Muslim Brotherhood isn't likely to gain power. It certainly isn't representative of the views of the majority of Egyptians. Even if they were to gain control of the government, the Muslim Brotherhood is not al-Qaida. There are many differences of opinion held throughout the Brotherhood, with some being more supportive of the use of violence and others taking a more moderate position. In fact, the orgarzation officially condemns all use of violence, having renounced it in the 1970s and taken a more moderate stance, at least in public statements. We should instead concentrate on the thousands of protesters assembling throughout Egypt, demanding the civil liberties we take for granted. Arizona Daily Wildcat, U. Arizona via [1WIRE

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8, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9,2011 Legislature may consider fines for texting while driving U ONE BILL PROPOSES A FINE OF $100 FOR TEXTING WHILE DRIVING. By KAITLYN ROBBINS Alligator Contributing Writer At least three Florida representatives have filed for distracted driving legislation to be considered in the 2011 legislative session. If passed, most of these new bills would impose a fine for drivers who are caught texting behind the wheel. The legislative session is set to start in March and will last for 60 days. Thirty states in the U.S. have passed distracted driving legislation that has banned texting while driving, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Drivers who use hand-held devices while driving are four times as likely to get into a crash that could seriously injure them, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation website. One proposed piece of legislation is Florida Senate Bill 80, which would fine drivers $100 for partaking in any text-based communication, including texting and e-mailing. In 2010, there were 18 different bills under consideration that would limit cell phone use in the form of talking and texting. The Legislature rejected all 18 of the bills. Kendal Orgera, an anthropology student, said she texts while she drives because she is "too impatient to wait for the car to be at a complete stop." According to the transportation department, using a cell phone while driving delays a driver's reaction time as much as having a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent. Matt Tripp / Alligator Staff "I realize that its just like drunk driving," Orgera said. "But A driver illustrates texting while driving and the distractions it can pose. I'm a naive college student and think that I can text while I drive and nothing will ever happen to me." Candidates chat over coffee They discussed unemployment By MEREDITH RUTLAND Alligator Writer City candidates spoke over the hiss of latte machines Tuesday as they discussed topics ranging from unemployment among young adults to political ethics. The forum, held at Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolate, was sponsored by the UF College Democrats, Santa Fe College Democrats and Alachua CountyYoung Democrats. District 2 candidates James Ingle and Lauren Poe attended, as did District 3 candidates Susan Bottcher and Ozzy Angulo. Atlarge candidate Thomas Hawkins, who was at the Duckpond STUDENT LIFE Neighborhood Association forum, joined the candidates about 40 minutes into the forum at the coffee shop. Candidates were asked how they would address the problem of unemGainesville City ployment Government for young people in Gainesville. Ingle said that one solution is to use commission-funded projects to hire Gainesville citizens. "We need to make sure the money we spend goes to local businesses," he said. Poe said that current programs like the Innovation Hub at UF will help the situation by capturing the ideas of Gainesville students and residents. Candidates were also asked whether they thought people should be banned from citizen comment if they curse at city commission meetings. The question referred to an incident Thursday when activist Pat Fitzpatrick called Gainesville commissioners "fascist a**holes." Poe said he supports a temporarybanif a citizen's behavior gets out of hand. Ingle, Angulo and Bottcher said they don't support a ban, but that it would be appropriate to remove someone from a meeting if he or she curses. "Unless they're a clear threat to public safety, I don't think anybody should be banned," Bottcher said. Krishnas give cooking lessons By REBECCA DANTA Alligator Contributing Writer A 10-week international vegetarian cooking workshop will begin today. The classes will be taught by two Hare Knshna cooks at the Bhakti House, 1414 NW Second Ave. Participants will be charged a one-time fee of $108, which includes 10 hands-on classes, dinner and a copy of the cookbook. The workshop will be taught by Andres Salim, a second-year nursing student, and Alysia Radder, a post-bachelor religion major. Both have been vegetarian for about four years and are self-taught cooks. "We are not going to lecture people," Salim said. "Some will be cutting, some will be frying. But everyone will be doing something." Participants will learn how to make delicacies from all over the world including India, Greece, Italy and Japan. They will also learn Krishna Lunch recipes such as salad dressing and halava. "We are not going to lecture people. Some will be cutting, some will be frying. But everyone will be doing something." Andres Salim UF nursing student The class is open to anyone and will be accepting participants until next Wednesday. To register, e-mail krishnagator@gmail.com with contact information. Zeller misses days of campaigning due to pneumonia By ALEX ORLANDO Alligator Writer Rob Zeller didn't just miss last week's campaign forums. He missed three days of work and a piece of his son's first birthday cake. The sick feeling hit the candidate for the City Commission's 3rd District around 11 a.m. last Sunday, just as his son, Rex, was winding up his birthday. The first city election forum was set to start at 4 p.m., but the candidate's face was getting greener by the minute. His thermometer was reading 101 degrees. He didn't know what to do. He phoned Ed Braddy, his campaign manager, for advice. "If that's the case, then you need to rest up," Braddy said. Zeller spent the next 72 hours inside fighting what turned out to be a case of pneumonia, missing the second candidate forum that Monday. He and Braddy said missing the forums were the least of his worries. "I just didn't feel it was very considerate or very responsible to go," Zeller said. But now, he's back. With a cough, sore throat and runny nose, he made the Tuesday meeting of the Business Community Coalition. Even after Zeller's first two absences, Braddy said he's not worried about the candidate's standings. "Missing a day o two of walking Zeler neighborhoods and attending forums shouldn't set him back," Braddy said. Zeller is still leading the pack with $12,093.56 in contributions. He said he's feeling "80 percent." He said he will be at the League of Women Voters Forum on Sunday and the Gainesville Tea Party Forum on Tuesday. "I gotta work, and I gotta campaign, and I gotta do what I gotta do," Zeller said.

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Classifieds WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR www.al ligator.org/classifieds For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent furnished furnished unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished $425 per bedroom-All inclusive! 3/3 TH!! Roommate match avail <1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym! free tanning,freeHBO/showtime *Oxford Manor*(352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 4-20-1 0-70-1 WOW! Live from $325! All Inclusive 3/3s and 4/4s Cable Internet Utilities Furnished Tanning 24 Hr Gym TheLandingsUF.com 336-3838 3801 SW 13th St 4-20-70-1 1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts. www.ApartmentsinGainesville.com 4-20-70-1 Now Leasing for 2011-2012! Student friendly 2/2's and 4/4's Text "GP" to 47464 for more info! 4-20-70-1 All-inclusive private suites ***Starting @ $399*** Available for imm move in! 2 bus routes, tons of amenities Lexington Crossing Apts Call today! 373.9009 4-20-10-70-1 *ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! ww.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-20-10-70-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive 42" TV included in every apt $444 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-20-70-1 The Polos Already have roommates? ALL-INCLUSIVE RATES* 2/2: From $541/person 3/3: From $432/person 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-20-10-70-1 2 BLOCKS TO UF-$335/MO 4BR Fully Furn + All Utils. Inc. Call Eric Leightman, University Realty, 219-2879 or CampusWalkUF.com 4-20-70-1 LEXINGTON CROSSING SUBLEASE Move In ANY Time. Highly Negotiable Terms. Fully Furnished. Friendly Roommates. 3 Bus Routes. $379/m OR best offer. Call/text 813205-1549. Email ibukreyev@ufl.edu. 2-2211-25-1 *6 Bedroom House* Walk to class. Pool. 2 Living Rooms. Game Room. 3 Bathrooms. Lease begins August 5. Please call 561-866-8234 for further info. 2-11-5-1 For Rent unfurnished QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN lbr $350. Small 2br $375 372-6881, 213-3901 4-20-10-70-2 Arbor Park 2/1.5 $599 -1050 Sqft Call today 335-7275 4-20-10-70-2 Now Leasing for Fall! Arlington Square & Wisteria Downs www.arlingtonsquare.org Downtown apts from only $619 Check availability today! 338-0002 4-20-10-70-2 1/1 E at $469ALL Pets Welcome Frederick Gardens Call (352) 372-7555 4-20-10-70-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-20-10-70-2 Pinetree Gardens 2/1 Townhome w/ w/d for $649 3br for $799. Free UF parking. 352-376-4002 4-20-10-70-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-20-10-70-2 No deposit!!! Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 4-20-10-70-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-7-09-167-2 3 Bedroom Houses Starting at $1235 Move In today. Park Near UF Free! Call 352-371-7777 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. Pick THE LAURELS for FALL! 1 & 2 Flats, 3/3 TH w/Cable @ $815 24hr gym*Tanning *Gated*Pet Friendly thelaurelsuf.com 352.335.4455 4-20-10-70-2 *ESCAPE THE ORDINARY* 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes 2ww.thelaruelsuf.com 352-335-4455 4-20-11-70-2 Spanish Trace 2/11000 sq ft$629 Great Location -Butler Plaza Call 352-373-1111 4-20-10-70-2 2/2 and 3/3 Townhomes -From $360/person! -Available NOW and August! 4-377-2801*cobblestoneuf.com 4-20-70-2 1 & 2 BR -MOVE IN TODAY! -1/1 from $579 2/1.5 from $649 -Townhomes & Flats Pets Loved! -Includes water/sewer! -Pools*Tanning*Fitness*376-2507 4-20-10-70-2 *@@PARKING@@@ Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-10-70-2 Madison Pointe-NW 23rd Blvd 1s-$699 2s-$789 3s $859. Free Tanning, Pool, Gym Gated and Pet Friendly 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org 4-20-70-2 P CLO 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 ww.MuseumWalk.com 4-20-10-70-2 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! 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10, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 For Rent VFor Rent For Rent fFor Rent unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished Roommates 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 4-20-1 0-70-2 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 4-20-1 0-70-2 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 2-1610-40-2 $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 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 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 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 Rentals N---ear 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. 1 BR/1 BA $550 1 year lease, SD, NS, NP Call/Text 352-870-7256 gv1132601@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 352339-2342 gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-15-11-24-2 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 2-15-11-19-2 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 2-15-11-19-2 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 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 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 2-15-11-9-2 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 2-1 5-11-9-2 Immaculate small efficiency Quiet.Wash/ dry on premises.Wat/Sew incl NS No pets.i/2m South of UF/Shands.2 bus routes.$399/m.352-262-2871. Owner agent. 2-21-11-14-2 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 $360-rooms available in beautiful 4/4 condo in SW Gville. Incl. cable and internet. 5 mins from UF and Butler Plaza. Walk-in closets, W/D included, furnished common area. 352.514.3398. 2-28-15-2 Quality Houses Available Aug 1st. Walk/Bike to campus 352-339-2342 vww.gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-15-11-4-2 Cozy, Private and Close to Campus! 2-Bedroom Apartments available for rent immediately!!! Close to Butler Plaza, UF and bus routes.Short leases available. For more info, please call 786-512-0628 2-15-5-2 The Price You Want, The Convenience You Need! $650 -2BR/2BA apartment walking distance of UF, shopping center and bus routes. Open Floor Plan -Small Pets allowed. Available for rent immediately 352.262.2828 2-15-11-5-2 OFRoommates 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 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. 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 3-4-11-20-2 jfidorra@hotmail.com 3-2-11-30-4 Sc BRAND SCRABBLE' is a trademark of Hasbro in the Media Services, Inc. All rights reserved. US and Canada. @e2011 Hasbro. Distributed by Tribune E1i Oi Ti Ti Ni R1 R1 W H4 T1 Ri F4 D2 S Ni F4 Ri F4 G2 Ei Ui Ti P3 Wa S1 P3 PAR SCORE 150-160 F0 BEST SCORE 215 TI 1st Letter Triple Double Word Score HC1 RACK 2 1 RACK 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. 02-09 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 1 or 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 2-15-11-10-4 Looking for roommate in a 3/3 apartment in Hidden Lake. Current roommates are easy to get along with. Pet-friendly. Easy bus routes to campus. Nice pool and gym with free tanning $440/mo. Contact (352) 346-5459 2-18-8-4 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, e-mail or CHECK OUT PLCN OUR 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 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 MOST WANTED Erick Carter White Male (DOB 07/24/75); 510", 180 lbs, Brown Hair, Blue Eyes Wanted for: Domestic Battery ALACHUA COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS Call (352) 372-STOP

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011E ALLIGATOR, 11 FFurnishings FurnishingesBcI M otoycles, Mopeds Autos 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 **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 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 I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! 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Sports ALLIGATOR www.aIligatorSports.org Parsons coming into his own during SEC play By GREG LUCA 4-4 SEC) tonight at 8 in Columshould." sists (3.7) and rebounds (9.2) per tucky -something the coach Alligator Staff Writer bia. Earlier this season, Parsons game. not remember ever doing in gluca@alligatororg "Chandler's been playing said he sees himself as the most Only one other player -Geortime at Florida. great. That's what we expect versatile player in college basketgia's Travis Leslie -is even in "I wanted to try to get him Whether it was a late turnover from him," junior guard Ervball, and there is far more to the the top 20 in both categories. of the game, but he was do in a loss to Jacksonville, a refreshing Walker said. "He affects the senior's game than his 11 points That production and versatiltoo many things," Donovan sa ing Christmas break or even a game in so many ways for us -per contest. ity are the reasons UF coach Billy "He really had a complete ga familiarity with conference foes, offense, scoring, rebounding, asParsons has backed up that Donovan kept Parsons in the all the way through." something flipped a switch for sists. He just does it all at 6-10 for claim during conference play, lineup for all 20 minutes of SatThe 6-foot-10 Parsons pr Chandler Parsons. us, and he's playing like a senior as he ranks in the top five in asurday's second half against Kenents a unique threat for opp The senior forward was averaging only 9.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game as the calendar turned to 2011, but he has taken a significant step forward in the new year. In two games last week, both victories, he combined for 35 points, 23 rebounds and seven assists. "Chandler's been playing great. That's what we expect from him. He affects the game in so many ways for us -offense, scoring, rebounding, assists. He just does it all at 6-10 for us, and he's playing like a senior should." Erving Walker Florida junior guard His improvement was recognized Monday with the announcement that Parsons was named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The senior's continued strong play will be critical as No. 17 Florida (18-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) looks to avenge an early loss to South Carolina (13-8, Matt Watts/ Alligator Florida senior forward Chandler Parsons was named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week after combining for 35 points, 23 rebounds and seven assists in wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky. did his out ing aid. me esosing coaches, as he has the size and speed to get in the lane and score. He has also shown an ability to hit the three. After connecting on just 31.3 percent of his longrange attempts in nonconference play, the senior has found his stroke and currently ranks second in SEC games with a 46.9 three-point shooting percentage. He has even shown the ability to handle the ball and run the offense, establishing a 2.4-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio in conference play. "Without question, we feel like him being a playmaker and a play starter for us, and a play finisher, is important," Donovan said. Parsons complements his various talents with relentless effort, crashing the glass on nearly every offensive rebounding opportunity. On three separate occasions Saturday, Parsons read the trajectory of a missed shot and came flying in from the wing to get the follow-up score. "I think the biggest thing is he provides effort when he goes to the backboard," Donovan said. "I've never had a problem with Chandler's effort." With void at first, McMahan preparing to seize opportunity he key to Preston Tucker's move to right field has little to do with Preston Tucker. Don't get me wrong: The transition doesn't work if he can't play his new position. And after starting just seven games in the outfield last year, there is reason to doubt the move will go smoothly. But even if the preseason All-American plays as well in right as he did at first base, the switch won't necessarily be a success. The Gators need someone to fill Tucker's void at first, and that's the point of this shuffle. Coach Kevin O'Sullivan is moving Tucker to a tougher position to squeeze more production out of his lineup. Florida led the Southeastern Conference in fielding percentage last season but finished eighth in the conference with a .297 team batting average. Ideally, Tucker's infield replacement will be his roommate, junior Ben McMahan. "Dude, I moved out to the outfield so you could get some time at first," McMahan said Tucker told him. McMahan, who was recruited to Tyler Jett The Jett Stream tjett@alligator org Twitter @JettStreamin Gainesville as a catcher, fell behind sophomore Mike Zunino on the depth chart in 2010 because his defense was not good enough. But McMahan flashed one of Florida's best swings in limited action last season, hitting .325 in 80 plate appearances -good enough for fifth on the team. He is also coming off a productive summer in the wood-bat Cape Cod League, where his .323 average was behind only Hawaii's Kolten Wong, Arizona State's John Ruettiger and Memphis' Drew Martinez. Wong and Ruettiger are both preseason All-Americans. Martinez returns to Memphis this year after getting drafted by the Mets last summer. "We're just trying to be creative and try to move some guys around and try to find a way to get [McMahan's] bat in the lineup SEE TYLER, PAGE 15 1. Florida 2. Kentucky 3. Tennessee 4. Georgia 5. Vanderbilt 6. South Carolina 18-5 (7-2) 17-6 (5-4) 15-9 (5-4) 16-7 (5-4) 16-6 (4-4) 13-8 (4-4) 0 For the full version of the tennis story on Page 15, go to alligatorSports.org. While you're there, follow us on Twitter at @alligatorSports, check out our weekly video show and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. E The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets began preliminary talks about a trade involving Carmelo Anthony. Can you believe these guys? That would never work out. Three superstars on one team? There aren't enough balls to go around. What a joke, right? .In other news, the Cleveland Cavaliers were off Tuesday night. They still lost.

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14, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9,2011 Desire defines freshman's attitude By MATT WATTS hen freshman guard Brittany Shine comes off the floor during a game, she removes her mouthpiece and sticks it in her sock. They must be Nike socks, always two pairs, and the "swooshes" have to line up. Shine has reason for the peculiar placement of her protection device -that is, other than shielding her recent dental work. She wants to communicate. As soon as the buzzer sounds and the sub comes in for her, it's not uncommon to see Shine hustle to a spot on the sideline right next to Amanda Butler and drape an arm across her coach's shoulders. That desire Shine carries -her pursuit of greatness -is evident to those around her. "She just wants it," Butler said. "She wants to be coached. .She wants to get it right. She wants to be great." Part of that is getting immediate feedback from her coaches and teammates on the sideline. Butler and Michele Massari, Shine's coach in high school, said her craving for improvement, and her receptiveness to criticism, is unmatched by her peers and her predecessors. "Her spirit is never diminished by how hard I challenge her quite the opposite," Butler said. "It almost motivates her more to get it right and come out with more passion and more energy." On Sunday against Vanderbilt, Shine entered the game late with the Gators trailing by seven. Less than a minute later, she drilled a three right in front of the Florida bench to pull the game within two. A foul on the other end of the floor sent Tiffany Clarke to the free-throw line, where Shine's normally joyful, exuberant expression turned noticeably serious. She clapped her hands and, struggling to get the words out behind her cumbersome, bright orange mouthpiece, she implored her teammates, "Let's go." Shine scored seven of her team's next nine points, accumulating 10 of her 19 during the scant three-minute span, propelling the Gators from an 11-point halftime deficit into a tie game and overtime. "I just try to do whatever I can do to help us win," Shine said. But to the onlookers taking it all in, her play is something more. "She gets that fire in her eyes," Massari said after watching Sunday's game on television. "She gets that look in her eye, and it's over.", "That look" is something basSaj Guevara/ Alligator UF guard Brittany Shine is beginning to show why coach Amanda Butler called her the team's most dynamic offensive playmaker. ketball's greats are known for. A difficult shot falls or a tough foul is called -something triggers an evident glare in their eyes. A ridiculous scoring frenzy ensues. The opposition can see and feel the game slipping away. Shine possesses the look and has shown she, too, is capable of single-handedly affecting a game's outcome. "I just want to win so bad, I'll do anything it takes to not lose the game," she said. Massari saw it first hand while coaching Shine at Sacramento (Calif.) High. Shine dropped 28 points in the 2010 Northern California Division III playoffs with a trip to the championship game on the line. She had the same look in her eye then as she had Sunday against Vanderbilt, Massari said. The seemingly simple expression that signaled the start of her run is indicative of something deeper. "She gets that look in her eye, and it's over." Michele Massari Shine's high school coach By 6 a.m., even on school days, Shine was in the gym getting shots in before class -just the first of four workouts. After school, there was practice. Then, Shine would stick around and shoot some more. She also put in time with a strength coach. "Unless you're in the gym working as hard as she worked, you're not working enough," Massari said. It's easy to see why her coaches say they have never encountered someone like Shine. It's also easy to see how she was able to stack up accolade after accolade. The Sacramento Bee named Shine the 2010 Player of the Year, and she also snagged the 2010 Metro League Player of the Year award. Shine was also chosen to the All-NorCal First Team and the 2010 Cal-Hi Sports All-State team for her division, and was a fourtime First Team All-Metro selection. "I know when I'm not working, somebody else is. So, when somebody else is asleep, I've got to be in the gym working," Shine said. "I'm trying to reach my goals. I've got to make it happen. It's not going to just happen by itself." Her commitment to greatness has carried over in her limited time at Florida. She was named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after stepping in for injured captain Jordan Jones, lighting up the scoreboard with 47 combined points in consecutive games during the Gator Holiday Classic on Saj Guevara/ Alligator UF guard Brittany Shine can often be found next to coach Amanda Butler, as the freshman seeks to absorb all the knowledge she can. Dec. 20-21. Despite averaging just 14.4 minutes per game, Shine has eclipsed 15 points four different times this season. Only Jones, a spot-up shooter averaging a teamhigh 33 minutes per contest, has done so more often, with five. The time she puts in off the court finally translated into time spent on it, and Shine racked up a team-high 12 points against the Rebels, most coming in another game-changing spurt. While the transition from prep star to role player off the bench can be difficult, Shine doesn't get discouraged with the lack of playing time. "When most kids would pout, she'll just get in the gym and shoot," Massari said. It's that type of mentality that personifies Shine. Butler said her "infectious" personality off the court is what makes her so special. And it began with family. Growing up, Shine was coached by her mother, Sheila, also a former selection to the Sacramento All-Metro team. They still talk three to four times each day, and Mom has even made the cross-country trek to watch her daughter play five times. "Not only is she my mom, but she's my best friend," Shine said. Her grandparents live three miles away from her home in Sacramento. And she plays drums during service at her church self-taught, by the way. "In any part of Shine's environment you go to .everybody loves her," Butler said. "She doesn't just turn it on when it's time to be this or time to be that, it's just who she is all the time." This past summer while playing for Just Believe Sports, a California club team stacked with talent, Shine sprained her foot and was sidelined for much of the schedule. For JBS's last game, every player suited up with a No. 23 scrawled on their shoulder in honor of Shine -much like she wears No. 23 to pay homage to one of the game's best. From her earrings to her shoes, Shine is all Jordan. She has at least 30 pairs of Jordan shoes in Florida alone, and double that at her home in California. Shine even tried to get Butler to give up her Jumpman sweats in practice recently. And when Shine has trouble falling asleep at night, what does she watch? Jordan highlights. While on-court comparisons between the two are unrealistic, the game's greatest has been a source of inspiration for Shine and it shows. From the number on her back to the work she puts in off the court, all the way down to that infamous look. It's only a matter of time before Shine is able to reap the rewards of her hard work and get back to the winning ways to which she is accustomed. And it won't be a surprise to those who know her when it happens. "Just tell Michael Jordan, I want to be the first college basketball girl on Team Jordan," Shine said. "Tell him put me on. Tell Michael Jordan that."

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Florida to utilize Schutte's flexibility THE SOPHOMORE SLUGGER WILL START THE SEASON PLAYING IN RIGHT FIELD. By STEPHEN SHEEHAN Alligator Writer To simply say sophomore Brittany Schutte is versatile would be an understatement. The California native played first base, both corner outfield positions, designated hitter and even catcher last season, her first with the Gators. Despite not having a defined spot in the field, Schutte rewrote the UF freshman record book, recording the highest batting average (.346), home run total (19), RBI total (59) and slugging percentage (.780) in team history. After being named to the Women's College World Series All-Tournament Team and the Southeastern Conference AllFreshman Team in 2010, Schutte enters this season as one of the team's best hitters, even in a lineup with accomplished hitters like Aja Paculba, Kelsey Bruder and Megan Bush. With the graduation of left fielder Francesca Enea, some had assumed Schutte would roam left field this season, but coach Tim Walton said Monday she will start in right field as senior Kelsey Bruder takes over in left. Just like last season, Schutte will be counted on to fill in all around the field. "She'll play right, first, she'll catch, she's our backup third baseman, backup second baseman, backup left fielder," WalTYLER, from page 13 consistently," O'Sullivan said. "He has swung the bat good, so we're going to try to get him in as best as we can, as much as we can." O'Sullivan has plenty of other candidates to take Tucker's old corner, including sophomores Austin Maddox and Brian Johnson. But the Gators need McMahan to step up. If McMahan sticks at first, Maddox will return to third base, where he startton said. "Having a great athlete like her, she'll be in the middle of that lineup for sure every day." While some players enjoy the consistency of playing the same position regularly, Schutte has no issues with being counted on to play anywhere on any given day. "I actually take pride in being able to be versatile," she said. "If I'm needed anywhere, then I know that I can play and fulfill that position that coach Walton needs me at." Even after a historic freshman season, Schutte is still looking to improve her game. "She's really done a good job working and developing her swing and her mindset," Walton said. "She wanted to have a better run-productive season, drive in more runs with runners on base. "She saw that as not really a weakness last year, but something she really needed to do schutte a better job of -hitting in the clutch, hitting with game-changing situations, not just hitting home runs, but driving in runs in those situations, too." The Gators' young star has more confidence heading into the 2011 season with a year under her belt. However, she still has room for growth and will only improve with more experience. "I'm just more focused on playing the game, not really records or breaking any more records or anything like that," she said. "I feel a little bit more experienced and know what more to expect now that I've had a year, but I still kind of feel new on the field and still have some nerves." ed 29 games last season. More importantly, O'Sullivan can use Johnson as UF's designated hitter. After posting a 1.089 OPS in 84 atbats last year, Johnson should be in the lineup every day. He will probably start the season in the team's weekend rotation, though, so O'Sullivan can't put him in the field and risk an injury to his ace. Essentially, McMahan would be replacing one of Flonda's corner outfielders, Daniel Pigott or Tyler Thompson. That duo combined to hit .285 in 295 at-bats last season. Of course, O'Sullivan will not announce any starters until next week, when Florida opens its season against South Florida on Feb. 18. He called first base "a work in progress," adding fans will probably see Tucker at his old position a lot. But Tucker said two weeks ago that he hasn't played an inning of first base since last season. And O'Sullivan should keep it that way. Because, dude, Tucker moved out there so McMahan can play. We'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. Gats
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We Inform. You Decide. VOLUME 105 ISSUE 25 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Todayvisit www.alligator.org UF forward Chandler Parsons (right) has come into his own during conference play, displaying his versatility and winning a national player of the week award after two wins. See Story, Page 13.ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey appeals court has rejected a 15-year prison sentence for a man convicted of biting off a Rafael Pichardo was convicted of aggravated assault for attacking Atlantic City Casbah nightclub in the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. While resisting arrest, Pichardo bit OfA judge imposed the 15-year term. But an appellate panel ruled Tuesday it was too severe and ordered Pichardo be resentenced. No date has been set. Pichardo remains in prison. work.— THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBy MORGAN WATKINSAlligator Writer only been available to the public for jaws to drop. recommendations would slash billions from state spending and taxes state government jobs. lion from education. The amount of money spent per student would Scott hopes to reduce that cut money saved by his recommended changes to pension funds and a one-time federal government offering of nonstimulus funds that would open local school money up for other uses. Albert Matheny, a professor of political science at UF, said in an e-mail interview that cutting education spending takes away resinomic crisis. funding education is all about attempting to create a docile and desperate workforce, willing to work harder and harder for less and less,” he said. “What Gov. Scott is seeking, in the end, is to turn Florida into a Third World state with a desperately poor, frightened and undereducated working population and a wealthy elite.” Sunny 69/47FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 By ALEXANDER KLAUSNERAlligator Staff Writer Ashley Morrissey became a Gator on After getting a text message from her friend, she went to check her UF applicain. But her application was accepted. She refreshed the page to make sure it was real. When she realized it was, she jumped around her room and screamed in celebration. “I was overcome with joy,” she said. According to UF spokesman Steve Or high school applicants across the country rissey — are Gators. expected to enroll. believe, but not everybody who is admitted comes to the University of Florida,” he said. Orlando said one reason is that stualso getting accepted to other top schools around the country. “Part of it is a function of how competitive it is now” he said. “Maybe a few years ago, the students we were admitting were deciding between UF, FSU and UGA. Now, the students are deciding between UF, Stanford and MIT.” The competitive atmosphere has paid said. In a survey published by the Wall Street Journal in September, job recruiters listed new college graduates. The average GPA of admitted students has been increasing steadily over the past Also, the average SAT and ACT scores Michael Cornwell is one of the students waiting for an answer from the univer sity. Gainesville High School, said UF is his He hopes to enter the mechanical engineering program. get in. have his doubts. said. If he is accepted, he plans to run a celebratory lap through the streets of his neighborhood, letting out a victorious “Yeah!” But until Friday, Cornwell and all of their turn to either celebrate like Morrissey or look for somewhere else to go.Applicants await UF acceptance noticesScott STATEScott cuts education budget $3.3 billionDaniela Guzman / AlligatorCoffee TalkStacy Eichner, president of the UF College Democrats club, listens to candidates for the 2011 Gainesville City Commission of Districts 2 and 3 on Tuesday night at Volta Coffee. The UF College Democrats, Santa Fe College Democrats and Alachua County Young Democrats hosted the forum for the City Commission candidates. See Story, Page 8. SEE BUDGET, P AGE 5 “Maybe a few years ago, the students we were admitting were deciding between UF, FSU and UGA. Now, the students are deciding between UF, Stanford and MIT.”Steve Orlando UF spokesman

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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 25 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 TODAYFORECAST WHAT’S HAPPENING 720 Balloon Pop Challenge Today, 11:30 a.m. Plaza of the Americas The UF Bateman Team wants to find out if UF students can pop 720 balloons in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. European Study Abroad Info Session Today, 11:45 a.m. Turlington Hall, Room 3312 Students interested in going to Krakow, Brussels or Salzburg this summer can come to the info session sponsored by the Center for European Studies and get all their questions answered. Free pizza will be served. Call 392-8902 for more details. RUB Entertainment Presents Clayton English Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Clayton has been performing on stage for the past two years and has held cameo spots on “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” and BET’s “Hell Date.” Connecting the Gator Nation Today, 5 p.m. Emerson Alumni Hall This event will provide students with a unique opportunity to build their network by connecting with UF alumni. It will provide them with training on getting the most out of networking, tips on how to best market yourself and networking experience to build your confidence in these types 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. SG Absentee Ballots By Friday Absentee ballots for the SG election can be requested at sg.ufl.edu/elections. Look under “For the Voter.” Elections will be Feb. 22 and 23. 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. 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.” Museum Nights: Under African Skies Thursday, 6 p.m. Harn Museum of Art The Harn Museum will celebrate African art and culture. Visitors will engage with art from the Harn’s African collection, including the latest Harn-organized exhibition, Africa Interweave: Textile Diasporas. Activities will include Adinkra stamping and mask making, storytelling by Baba Ona, a drum perfor mance by Agbedidi Pazeni Sauti, an Africa choir perfor mance and a display of fashion by the African Student Union. Admission is free. Harness Your Passion Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Harn Museum of Art Participants will have the opportunity to view student art as well as the new African textile exhibit. In addition, other SUNNY 69/47 RAIN 59/46 RAIN 57/38 SUNNY 61/36 SUNNY 67/39 SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 3 SHE IS NINE-MONTHS PREGNANT.By KAT BEIN Alligator Staff Writer When Gainesville Police arrived early Monday morning, they found a nine-months pregnant Ana Gainey beaten and bloody. The father of her child, 28-year-old Lavan Williams, came to see her at her home about an Gainey threatened to call the police, Williams jumped on top of her and choked her until she couldn’t breathe, according to a Gainesville police report. Gainey scratched at his face until he let her go and ran away. She locked the door behind him and called the police, but he returned. On the 911 tape, Gainey can be heard screaming for Williams to stop as he began kicking down the front door. “Oh, you calling the police on me for real?” Williams said as he entered. Williams left before police arrived. They found Gainey breathing heavily and bleeding from her mouth. come back, so he waited nearby, hidden from sight. He came back two hours later and was arrested. Police charged Williams with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, burglary and criminal mischief. Man arrested for beating his girlfriendWilliams Graduate: Rishi Prasad Graduate: Douglas Whitaker Graduate: German Blanco Graduate: Uzair Malik Health and Human perfor mance: Alex Rabre PHHPO: Rebekah Campbell Journalism: Darrius Woods Law: Gillian Leytham CLAS: Patricia Posey CLAS: Justin Fisch CLAS: Andrew Hart CLAS: Karim Khan CLAS: Jordan Rosales CLAS: Ford Dwyer CLAS: Anna Sun Pharmacy: Noha Abdelghany Freshman: Jose Torres Sophomore: Tiffany Sanders Sophomore: Umair Asghar Sophomore: Rameez Dossani Sophomore: Conor Munro Sophomore: Michela Martinazzi Sophomore: Yoni AnijarIndependentCLAS: Chris Kodadek2011CANDIDATESFOR STUDENTSENATE ELECTIONSElections will be held Feb. 22 and 23Unit e P ar tyAccounting: Ari Bogotch Agriculture: Joe Pardo Agriculture: Brett Rowland Agriculture: Katie Waldman Architecture: Kathleen Taus Business: Elliot Rimon Business: Sean Fahy Business: Chris Champion Building Construction: Alfonso Gayman Dental: Nathaniel Durtschin Education: Lila Jonas Engineering: Kevin Seymour Engineering: Michael Andrews Engineering: Michelle Gibson Fine Arts: Chase Den Beste Freshman: Brittney Williams Freshman: Aubrey Oyler Freshman: Lauren Verno Graduate: Victoria Rich Graduate: Mohamad Alsafrjalani Graduate: Nicholas Fitzpatrick Graduate: Ashley Forte Graduate: Jennifer Reynolds Graduate: James Sadler Graduate: Ankit Salgia Graduate: Joanna Sandiford Graduate: William Simis Graduate: Yao Yakuan Health and Human Perfor mance: Tyler Hamilton PHHPO: Kylie Ochsenreiter Journalism: Supachaya Sucharitvanitwong Law: Tyler Young CLAS: Andre Price CLAS: Katherine Getty CLAS: Frank Plagemantke CLAS: Nicole Krassner CLAS: Courtney Johnson CLAS: Logan Paynebeta CLAS: Michael Daza Medicine: Kevin McCarthy Nursing: Mariah Prince Pharmacy: Javier Gonzalez Pharmacy: Matthew Sherman Sophomore: Corey Yeffet Sophomore: Alec Alfonso Sophomore: Mariah Keely Sophomore: Rachel Kellerman Sophomore: Stacey Spekter Sophomore: Ebony Finley Veterinary Medicine: Colleen DawsonPr ogr ess P ar tyAccounting: Mathias Rodriguez Architecture: Jared Akers Agriculture: Alex Kattan Agriculture: Eric Tang Agriculture: Mohommad Tina Business: Syed Safdar Kazmi Business: Muaaz Hassan Business: Kevin Persad Engineering: Jonathan Gordon Engineering:Max David Stein Engineering: Adam Gazeleh Graduate: Sebastian Lopez Graduate: Mayra Viller-Buzo Graduate: Esli Suarez Zurita Graduate: Meggan Jordan Graduate: Selvi Kadirvel Graduate: Priya Vijapura Alexander Silva / Alligator Staff

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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 Elise Giordano / AlligatorProgress Party candidate for Student Body President Dave Schneider speaks to the Student Senate about the negative effects of guns on campus. THE RESOLUTION PASSED WITH A VOTE OF 52-17.By HANNAH WINSTONAlligator Writer It wasn’t a scene from a western shootout, but Tuesday’s Student Senate meeting was full of heated debate. Senators voted 52-17 to approve a resolution in opposition of Florida Senate Bill 234, which, if passed, would allow guns on college campuses. A resolution is a piece of legislation that expresses the Senate’s formal opinion but takes no action. Senators against the bill were split on whether to oppose the bill completely or to postpone the vote until more research was conducted to gauge student opinion. Sen. Carly Wilson, who represents the Unite Party, was in opposition of the resolution. Wilson, who is also the chairwoman of the UF College Republicans, said students have a right to carry a weapon if they choose to because it is protected by the Constitution. “This is not rocket science — this is the Second Amendment,” she said. Dave Schneider, the Progress Party candidate for Student Body president, said he was against the idea of guns on campus. He said he would prefer that new legislation be brought before the Senate calling for Police Department in light of the shooting last spring. “Weapons don’t have a place at an educational institution,” Schneider said. Senators also voted to postpone the vote on a investigate the legality of the legislation. The bill would have made all Student Government and Senate voting records and meetings available on the SG website. Some senators were concerned about whether future employees would be able to check on their votes later, while those in favor of the bill said the senators had nothing to hide. A bipartisan transparency committee will discuss on the legality of the bill before Senate passes resolution against guns on campus Student Go v ernment By MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Writer The Alachua County Fair stead of medieval fairs. The Alachua County Commission unanimously decided Tuesday to have staff send letters to county businesses to see if anyone would be interested in setting up shop on the current fairgrounds site. Commissioner Rodney Long interest. A new fairgrounds would be built on the corner of NE Waldo Road and NE 39th Avenue on land the county purchased about four years ago, said Assistant County Manager Rick Drummond. Construction of the new site would cost about $22.3 million. The existing fairgrounds would remain in use until the new fairgrounds is ready to host events. Alachua County Commissioner Paula DeLaney said that having a business space near the Gainesville Regional Airport would be a good investment for the county. Commissioner Susan Baird said she wasn’t sure if investing so much money in this project was a good idea. She said that the commission cially. table this until next year,” she said. “This isn’t the right project for the right time right now.” Drummond said there isn’t a time line for creating the new fairgrounds yet, but he thinks construction could start in about two years. “We’re still about three or four years out, even if everything breaks the right way,” he said.County discusses opening fairgrounds site to businessesLong A new fairgrounds would be built near the current one

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 5 Education funding is the largest cut in budgetemployee positions. About 2,000 of those jobs are currently vacant. over the last few years is, in fact, government spending on the economy,”Matheny said. “So reducing government actually attacks the very entity that has forestalled an even worse economic situation brought on by the tax-cutting policies of Gov. Scott’s predecessors.” Scott’s proposal must be approved by the state legislature in the spring. Matheny does not expect it to pass, nor does UF College Democrats President Stacy Eichner. “When lawmakers look back at their constituents they will see the overwhelming disapproval of this proposed budget,” Eichner said in an e-mail interview. “Compromises will need to be made if Gov. Scott wants to move forward.” Eichner said an unwillingness to compromise by the governor may hurt his relationship with some state Republicans. Daniel Smith, a UF political science professor, expects state legislators to feel pressure from their constituencies to oppose at least some parts of the budget proposal, particularly cuts to education and social welfare programs. “Legislators will be feeling the heat if they follow the recommendations of Gov. Scott for the budget,” he said. “I suspect they won’t as much.” The Associated Press contributed to this report. BUDGET, from page 1 PROPOSED CUTSEducation $3.3 billion Corporate income tax $1.4 billion Property tax $1.4 billion Community Affairs $668.4 million Transportation $441.5 million Children and Family Services $178.5 million Agency for persons with disabilities $173.8 million Health $170.8 million Environmental Protection $148.5 million Ne ws S tate

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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 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 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: Do you text and drive?71% YES 29% NO129 TOTAL VOTESTuesday’s question: Could you eat an entire pizza in one sitting if you were really hungry?Unpatriotic ActMaybe House Republicans weren’t counting on their own turning their backs on the party. In a miscalculation, they brought a bill to renew components of faster but required a twothirds majority to pass. The yeas to renew outnumbered the nays, but the difference wasn’t large enough. As Republicans scratch their heads over why people ostensibly against big government would frown upon roving wiretaps, we with Dennis Kucinich. He tried to sway tea par ty members to the Democrats’ side by pointing out the obvious contradiction: “How about the Patriot Act, which has the broadest reach and the deepest reach of government to our daily lives?” Granting the FBI access to any tangible object concerned in a terrorism investigation is an alarming idea when we think about it. Of course, we under stand the intent behind the law. What American wouldn’t want to keep terrorists away from our country? We’re once again stuck in that endless battle between civil liberties and security. winner, but it may be time for the GOP to step back and see what its own members see: It’s time to get away from the Big Brother image we’ve cultivated so well for the past decade.Evolving OpinionEducators dodge origin of life issueA recent survey of public high school biology teachers showed they aren’t sticking to the National Research Council’s recommendations on evolution. With 28 percent of the teachers focusing only on evolution and 13 percent advocating creationism within the classroom, we’re left with 60 percent quiet and not wanting to stir up controversy by endorsing one theory over another. Let’s recap: educators are shying away from supporting the principles they’re trying to teach simply because they are dealing with a touchy subject. This fear robs the students of an important discussion, proving that not rocking the boat also has its consequences. We’re not supporting bullheaded teachers on one side or the other, but knowing where a teacher stands can help explain his or her take on related topics. If you’ve ever had a politically leaning history professor, you know what we’re talking about. If an educator informs students about his or her biases, they can decide for themselves whether to take what the teacher is saying with a grain of salt. The survey also leaves us wondering how openly staunch believers of creationism ever got jobs as biology exams along the way? Which brings us back to the start. Although we’d like to have a consistent way of dealing with our biggest question, we have to remember the guidelines really are just that – guidelines.Medieval faire fun for nearly everyoneIf you didn’t make it out to the 25th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire during these last two weeks, you missed out. I can hear the naysayers now: That little show is a nest of seedy Alachua County residents, their bawling, scurvy-ridden children and people with enough body hair to make you ponder when exactly shaving was invented. These are the kinds of people who blow their entire tax refund on anachronistic, dull-edged replica swords, furry-esque fox tails, hats and funnel cakes. Excuse me? Bad-mouthing funnel cakes? I would don one of those suits of armor and crusade for funnel cakes, thank you very much. Ironic, because who even knows when fried dough of that caliber was invented? It looks like one of those accidental food concoctions: Some spilled some dough in the fryer, and, oh look at that, a little crispy pie thing. Yeah, accidental foods like funnel cakes are awesome. Nachos and milk (accident?) also come to mind. Enough about fried heaven. The festival itself is a testament to how awesome good ole fashioned medievalthemed fun can be. It’s easy to allow yourself to be a kid again the moment you walk inside those gates. Some guy in a tower spends hours heckling everyone who walks in, making everyone less self-conscious about how ridicucareer is working out. If stepping into the fair isn’t enough to make you want to run around like a hobbit on PCP, then wait until you see the elephant. That’s right, there’s an elephant. Stare into its timeless eyes and admire its sad majesty. Then pay money to ride it and laugh when it poops. There are contests of all sorts, from archery to that hitthe-hammer-make-the-bell-ring thing. Everywhere you walk there is the din of laughter and merriment. People are genuinely enjoying themselves. If you listen closely, some of the conversations can be quite revealing: “You have to admit, after 15 years of marriage, some of this stuff would come in handy for roleplaying.” Noted. When you stop in for a show and watch comedic jugglers make children squirm with laughter, watch human chess pieces battle in mock combat and marvel at the fattest elf you’ve ever seen in your life, all the while brandishing a turkey leg in one hand and mead in the other, it is nearly impossible to not get lost in the fun. There is also something truly amazing when you realize all the music you’ve heard over the last three hours has come from real, live instruments and not from some tinny speakers hidden behind a plastic bush blasting Kelly Clarkson and Nickelback. If you went this year, I hope you had a blast. I’ve been a few times now, and this was easily the best one to date. If you haven’t been and wanted to go or if you wish you’d have known or been able to go, mark your calendar for next year. You won’t regret it. If you’re reading this and still have no desire to go because medieval make-believe nonsense is frivolous, I have a simple retort. Have it your way. I’d better not catch you at any of the endless themed parties that you and your friends throw. If you think wrapping yourself in tinfoil for your spacethemed party to pass off as a robot is somehow cooler than hanging out with some old bearded guy who forged his own suit of chain mail in his garage, then you are delusional and should get a career in marketing. That’s that job where they make people believe worse things are better than great things for no reason at all. Listen to the radio lately? cent. Wesley Campbell letters@alligator.org

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 7Imagine if the U.S. had a president who was so effective at intimidating voters and rigging elections that he stayed in power for 30 years. Wouldn’t the American people would eventually rise up in mass opposition? There’s no way the American people would allow that to happen, but this is the exact situation in Egypt. The Egyptian people, however, If America is to consider itself a champion of freedom around the world, it’s the duty of every American to back the Egyptian pro-democracy demonstrations. Who is to say that we can enjoy the freedom to express disapproval of our government, while the Egyptians must be condemned to lives under an oppressive ruler? So far, the protesters have been successful. Last week Hosni Mubarak announced that he would not seek reelection in the fall, but this doesn’t mean they’re out of the woods quite yet. After Mubarak’s announcement, the demonstrations turned violent, as pro-government demonstrators began attacking foreign journalists and anti-Mubarak protesters. Clearly, Mubarak isn’t planning on making a quick, easy exit. Unfortunately, many in the U.S. have chosen to focus on the possibility of an Egyptian democracy per mitting Islamic extremists to come in to power. Egypt has a long history with the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic political movement. Commentators like Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck have been claiming that if Mubarak leaves, they are likely to take power and threaten the U.S. The Muslim Brotherhood isn’t likely to gain power. It certainly isn’t representative of the views of the majority of Egyptians. Even if they were to gain control of the government, the Muslim Brotherhood is not al-Qaida. There are many differ ences of opinion held throughout the Brotherhood, with some being more supportive of the use of violence and others taking a more moderate position. In fact, the organization ofhaving renounced it in the 1970s and taken a more moderate stance, at least in public statements. We should instead concentrate on the thousands of protesters assembling throughout Egypt, demanding the civil liberties we take for granted. Arizona Daily Wildcat, U. Arizona via UWIREWhat is the city’s role in job creation? In recent months, local news have reported of Web services, software development and distance learning. Trendy Entertainment is designing cutting edge video games for mobile devices and brought attention to Gainesville at the international 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Tutor Matching Service won the 2010 Cade Prize with its innovative approach to distance learning. These companies and others like them are creating jobs and are part of Gainesville’s emerging business clusters. When a city gets a critical mass of companies in an area of expertise, growth of new business in that area can snowball. Online music service Grooveshark provides an example of how this is happening in Gainesville. The company created Grooveshark University with support from Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce’s Innovation Gainesville. Grooveshark University offers free instruction to entrepreneurs on creating applications for computers and smart phones. One successful company is helping to create an entire entrepreneurial ecosystem that moves ideas into jobs. Given that this growth comes from private enterprise, what is the city’s role in job creation? First, the city must get zoning right. Gainesville uses zoning to protect our neighbor hoods – one of our most important responsibilities. If we want to create jobs, Gainesville must also make sure these rules are not an undue obstacle to business. I worked with Shands HealthCare and other private property owners this past year to rewrite the zoning rules for the University Heights neighborhood so that Innovation Square could happen while keeping that neighbor hood a great place to live. I also spearheaded the creation of the Community Development Committee, a task force of community members well-versed in growth management. This group is working right now to develop recommendations for reform so we can allow businesses to add jobs here. Second, the city must provide the infrastructure businesses need in order to create jobs. The city of Gainesville owns a world-class telecommunications utility, GRUCom. ground up, a structure that makes GRUCom reliable, affordable and very fast. The new Innovation Square will have gigabit ethernet provided by GRUCom at a similar cost to much slower services offered by competing utilities. I support growth in GRUCom because its services are absolutely essential to the software development, Web ser vices and distance learning companies that will create jobs in Gainesville. Of all public resources, transportation has the greatest impact on how a community grows. The city has not adequately maintained its roads, and I support increasing funding for road maintenance and improvements. Also, on many days, RTS carries more passengers than Archer Road can carry cars. Transit ridership grew 82 percent in the last decade. Investing in transit will relieve congestion and allow access to new jobs created in Gainesville. I am excited by Gainesville’s bright future. Job creation does not just take the private sector. Each of our institutions, entrepreneurs and our city has a role to play. Thomas Hawkins is a Gainesville city commissioner.Gainesville can revitalize its job market with policy changesGuest columnThomas HawkinsSpeaking Out Americans should focus Egyptian liberties, not extremistsLetters to the Editor UWireAndrew ShepherdUWire Guns would eliminate defense-free zoneI’m disappointed to hear about the Student Senate’s anti-gun resolution. I do hope they understand that their resolution will not stop people with bad intent from carrying guns, only those of us who follow the law and intend to use our weapons for self-defense. Anyone who thinks that every heated debate in intro biology is going to end in a John Woo-style shootout should watch a showing that areas that adopt concealed at worst, no change. Criminals know that campuses are defense-free zones so long as they can avoid the campus police department, and that makes them a target. I hope some members of the Student Senate think this through a little better and understand that this bill will not turn showdowns at the Reitz Union. Mike Lewis UF student Community service, not politics, deserves coverage Once again, the Alligator has failed to understand its own shortcomings. Once its infatuation with Dave Schneider. Once again, the Alligator has neglected more important facts in order to reinforce the politics of SG that it so often sounds out against. In Tuesday’s issue, the cover story was about the Progress Party at St. Francis House. I cannot understand why this made news. There are people who spend every day serving the homeless and the larger Gainesville community. I’ll be happy for the day when this paper has a feature on Jacqueline Ros who is involved with a children advocacy program, or Erica Sokol who is starting a program seeking support for prematurely born, or Nick Dunn who is so caught up in arranging for the underprivileged to have simple household furniture that he shows up to his outreach programs in his Starbucks uniform. Once again the Alligator will ignore everything inspiring in people in order to perpetuate political noise and a cult of personality. Alex Becker UF student Liberty allows reality TV to thriveI think Laura Ellermeyer’s column Tuesday is all wrong. First off, there is nothing atrocious about McDonald’s except how awesome they are—but then that’s not really the point of her column; the ethical responsibilities of reality TV is the point. America is built on a simple concept that gets incredibly complicated as it scales up to a fully functioning society. It’s called “individual liberty.” In short, do you own your body or does the state? Your answer to that question has huge implications for where we go from there. If you believe, like I do, that you own your body, then whatever you do with it–so long as you don’t hurt another or deprive them of their liberty–is entirely your call. That includes poisoning it with booze, cigarettes, drugs or renting it out for money for someone else’s sexual ethical obligation to do anything to stop the behavior–illegal or not. Distasteful? Certainly. Pitiful? No doubt about it. It is, however, these free people’s choice to do drugs or prostitute themselves or to live in their cars. There are outreach programs galore, both public and private, that these people could avail themselves of. It isn’t TV’s responsibility to do anything to these people they don’t want done. Were there actions in violation of those two principles–harming another or denying them their liberty–then any spectator would be ethically bound to act. Television does plenty of heartfelt things (think “Extreme Home Makeover” and “Oprah”) though the ratings are why they do it. Television is a business and as such it gives the market what it wants, and what it enjoys more than nearly anything else is watching people that have it so much worse than they do. Sex sells? Not nearly as well as Schadenfreude, it appears. Rob Myers Gainesville ResidentGun law information readily availableI have been reading up on Florida Senate Bill 234. I suggest all of the people who have been debating this recently do the same. I am an avid and licensed hunter in the state of Florida and part of that privilege is learning the law. Because I am pursuing a concealed carry license, I have done just that. The law states that you must have a concealed carry license to open carry. Anyone visibly carrying will most assuredly be checked by police. So the idea that any student can carry is a ludicrous idea. You will be required to have a concealed have this license, so not everyone will be carrying these weapons. How many of the 50,000 are under 21, which is the legal age for concealed carry? I feel this debate has gotten out of hand simply because most do not understand the letter of the law. I suggest before your overly enthusiastic opinion sharing continues that you please understand terminology and the present laws as they exist. As I sit in my chair, I am checking Flor ida laws on concealed carry and what Bill 234 would allow. Please visit the Florida Senate website and other government websites to check the laws for yourself. J.T. Helm UF student

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ONE BILL PROPOSES A FINE OF $100 FOR TEXTING WHILE DRIVING.By KAITLYN ROBBINSAlligator Contributing Writer site. ALLIGATOR Matt Tripp / Alligator StaffA driver illustrates texting while driving and the distractions it can pose. By ALEX ORLANDOAlligator Writer standings. neighbor hoods and Zeller misses days due to pneumoniaBy REBECCA DANTAAlligator Contributing Writer Krishnas give cooking lessonsBy MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Writer people in Gainesville. and residents. said.Zeller They discussed unemployment “We are not going to lecture people. Some will be cutting, some will be frying. But everyone will be doing something.”Andres Salim UF nursing studentSTUDENT LIFE Gainesville Cit y Go v ernment

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ALLIGATOR BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND WEDNESDA Y, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 $425 per bedroom-All inclusive! 3/3 TH!! Roommate match avail <1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym! free tanning,freeHBO/showtime *Oxford Manor*(352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 4-20-10-70-1 WOW! Live from $325! All Inclusive 3/3s and 4/4s * Cable * Internet * Utilities * * Furnished * Tanning * 24 Hr Gym * * TheLandingsUF.com * 336-3838 * * 3801 SW 13th St * 4-20-70-1 1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.www.ApartmentsInGainesville.com4-20-70-1 Now Leasing for 2011-2012! Student friendly 2/2’s and 4/4’s Text "GP" to 47464 for more info! 4-20-70-1 All-inclusive private suites ***Starting @ $399***Available for imm move in! 2 bus routes, tons of amenities Lexington Crossing Apts Call today! 373.9009 4-20-10-70-1 **ALL INCLUSIVE LUXURY** Almost Full for Fall! 2BR/2BA w/Roommate Matching Available Direct Bus Route to Campus! www.EnclaveUf.com 376.0696 4-20-10-70-1 Gainesville Place Apts 4 BUS ROUTES TO UF! 4/4 Furnished & All-Inclusive 42” TV included in every apt $444 per person! (352) 271-3131 -GainesvillePlace.com 4-20-70-1 The PolosAlready have roommates? ALL-INCLUSIVE RATES* 2/2: From $541/person 3/3: From $432/person 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-20-10-70-1 2 BLOCKS TO UF-$335/MO4BR Fully Furn + All Utils. Incl. Call Eric Leightman, University Realty, 219-2879 or CampusWalkUF.com 4-20-70-1 LEXINGTON CROSSING SUBLEASE Move In ANY Time. Highly Negotiable Terms. Fully Furnished. Friendly Roommates. 3 Bus Routes. $379/m OR best offer. Call/text 813205-1549. Email ibukreyev@ufl.edu. 2-2211-25-1 **6 Bedroom House** Walk to class. Pool. 2 Living Rooms. Game Room. 3 Bathrooms. Lease begins August 5. Please call 561-866-8234 for further info. 2-11-5-1 QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $350. Small 2br $375 372-6881, 213-3901 4-20-10-70-2 Arbor Park 2/1.5 $599 1050 Sqft Call today 335-7275 4-20-10-70-2 Now Leasing for Fall! Arlington Square & Wisteria Downs www.arlingtonsquare.org Downtown apts from only $619 Check availability today! 338-0002 4-20-10-70-2 1/1 E at $469 ALL Pets Welcome Frederick Gardens Call (352) 372-7555 4-20-10-70-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 4-20-10-70-2 Pinetree Gardens 2/1 Townhome w/ w/d for $649 3br for $799. Free UF parking. 352-376-4002 4-20-10-70-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood flrs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-20-10-70-2 No deposit!!! Huge 1/1’s 2/2’s 3/3’s <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 Live the 180 Lifestyle! 4-20-10-70-2 ELLIE’S HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-7-09-167-2 3 Bedroom Houses Starting at $1235 Move In today. Park Near UF Free! Call 352-371-7777 4-20-10-70-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Pick THE LAURELS for FALL!1 & 2 Flats, 3/3 TH w/Cable @ $815 24hr gym*Tanning *Gated*Pet Friendly thelaurelsuf.com 352.335.4455 4-20-10-70-2 *ESCAPE THE ORDINARY* 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes www.thelaruelsuf.com 352-335-4455 4-20-11-70-2 Spanish Trace 2/11000 sq ft$629 Great Location – Butler Plaza Call 352-373-1111 4-20-10-70-2 2/2 and 3/3 Townhomes From $360/person! Available NOW and August! 377-2801*cobblestoneuf.com 4-20-70-2 1 & 2 BR MOVE IN TODAY! 1/1 from $579 * 2/1.5 from $649 Townhomes & Flats * Pets Loved! Includes water/sewer! Pools*Tanning*Fitness*376-2507 4-20-10-70-2 PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-10-70-2 Madison Pointe-NW 23rd Blvd 1s-$699 2s-$789 3s $859. Free Tanning, Pool, Gym Gated and Pet Friendly 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org 4-20-70-2 Washer/Dryer in Every Apartment 1/1's from $719 2/2's from $839 3/3's from $954Includes Internet352-335-7656 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! 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 4-20-10-70-2 Relaxing Upscale Apartments 2/2 Townhomes & 3/3 Flats Individual Leases, Steps to Campus Internet, Cable & H2O Included Furnished Units Available 379.9255 www.MuseumWalk.com 4-20-10-70-2 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! 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10, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 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 $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 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 2-15-11-24-2 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 2-15-11-19-2 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 2-15-11-19-2 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 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 2-15-11-9-2 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 2-15-11-9-2 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 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 $360-rooms available in beautiful 4/4 condo in SW Gville. Incl. cable and internet. 5 mins from UF and Butler Plaza. Walk-in closets, W/D included, furnished common area. 352.514.3398. 2-28-15-2 Quality Houses Available Aug 1st. Walk/Bike to campus 352-339-2342www.gainesvillequalityrentalhouses.com 2-15-11-4-2 Cozy, Private and Close to Campus! 2-Bedroom Apartments available for rent immediately!!! Close to Butler Plaza, UF and bus routes.Short leases available. For more info, please call 786-512-0628 2-15-5-2 The Price You Want, The Convenience You Need! $650 2BR/2BA apartment walking distance of UF, shopping center and bus routes. Open Floor Plan Small Pets allowed. Available for rent immediately 352.262.2828 2-15-11-5-2 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 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. 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 1 or 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 2-15-11-10-4 Looking for roommate in a 3/3 apartment in Hidden Lake. Current roommates are easy to get along with. Pet-friendly. Easy bus routes to campus. Nice pool and gym with free tanning $440/mo. Contact (352) 346-5459 2-18-8-4 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

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR , 11 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. 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Call 352-219-6948 2-11-11-70-13 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 information or arranging meetings or investing money. ACCOUNTING CLERKThe 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. Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-20-10-70-14

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12, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-20-1070-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandy’s Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 4-20-10-70-14 TUTORS NEEDED 1-on-1 tutoring at-risk K-12th grade students. $10/hr. 1-4 afternoons/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, evening & overnight shifts currently available email ddamiano@cpss.net or fax 352-4913617 2-28-10-39-14 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 children’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 salaries 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! 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) 8706509 or email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 3-16-20-14 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.COMPaid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2011-65-14 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 prefered] 12556 NW US HWY 441 Alachua Fl 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 Veterinary Technician/Assistant Experienced full/part time. Some weekends & holidays. 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SportsWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org By GREG LUCAAlligator Staff Writergluca@alligator.org Whether it was a late turnover in a loss to Jacksonville, a refreshing Christmas break or even a familiarity with conference foes, In two games last week, both Conference) looks to avenge an game in so many ways for us — gia’s Travis Leslie — is even in ing coaches, as he has the size He has also shown an ability He has even shown the abilassist-to-turnover ratio in confer “Without question, we feel ous talents with relentless effort, crashing the glass on nearly ev“I think the biggest thing is he ONLINE SEC EAST STANDINGS TEEING OFF WITH ANTHONY CHIANG The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets began preliminary talks about a trade involving Carmelo Anthony. Can you believe these guys? That would never work out. Three superstars on one team? There aren’t enough balls to go around. What a joke, right? ... In other news, the Cleveland Cavaliers were off Tuesday night. They still lost. For the full version of the tennis story on Page 15, go to alligatorSports.org. While you’re there, follow us on Twitter at @alliga torSports, check out our weekly video show and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. 1. Florida 2. Kentucky 3. Tennessee 4. Georgia 5. Vanderbilt 6. South Carolina 18-5 (7-2) 17-6 (5-4) 15-9 (5-4) 16-7 (5-4) 16-6 (4-4) 13-8 (4-4)Matt Watts / AlligatorFlorida senior forward Chandler Parsons was named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week after combining for 35 points, 23 rebounds and seven assists in wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky. Parsons coming into his own during SEC playT Don’t get me wrong: The transition With void at first, McMahan preparing to seize opportunity “Chandler’s been playing great. That’s what we expect from him. He affects the game in so many ways for us — offense, scoring, rebounding, assists. He just does it all at 6-10 for us, and he’s playing like a senior should.”Erving Walker Florida junior guard Tyler JettThe Jett Streamtjett@alligator.org Twitter: @JettStreamin SEE TYLER, P AGE 15

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14, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011By MATT WATTS When freshman guard Brittany Shine comes off the removes her mouthpiece and sticks it in her sock. They must be Nike socks, always two pairs, and the “swooshes” have to line up. Shine has reason for the peculiar placement of her protection device — that is, other than shielding her recent dental work. She wants to communicate. As soon as the buzzer sounds and the sub comes in for her, it’s not uncommon to see Shine hustle to a spot on the sideline right next to Amanda Butler and drape an arm across her coach’s shoulders. That desire Shine carries — her pursuit of greatness — is evident to those around her. “She just wants it,” Butler said. “She wants to be coached. ... She wants to get it right. She wants to be great.” Part of that is getting immediate feedback from her coaches and teammates on the sideline. Butler and Michele Massari, Shine’s coach in high school, said her craving for improvement, and her receptiveness to criticism, is unmatched by her peers and her predecessors. “Her spirit is never diminished by how hard I challenge her — quite the opposite,” Butler said. “It almost motivates her more to get it right and come out with more passion and more energy.” On Sunday against Vanderbilt, Shine entered the game late with the Gators trailing by seven. Less than a minute later, she drilled a three right in front of the Florida bench to pull the game within two. A foul on the other end of the free-throw line, where Shine’s normally joyful, exuberant expression turned noticeably serious. She clapped her hands and, struggling to get the words out behind her cumbersome, bright orange mouthpiece, she implored her teammates, “Let’s go.” Shine scored seven of her team’s next nine points, accumulating 10 of her 19 during the scant three-minute span, propelling the Gators from an 11-point and overtime. “I just try to do whatever I can do to help us win,” Shine said. But to the onlookers taking it all in, her play is something more. Massari said after watching Sunday’s game on television. “She gets that look in her eye, and it’s over.” “That look” is something basketball’s greats are known for. foul is called — something triggers an evident glare in their eyes. A ridiculous scoring frenzy ensues. The opposition can see and feel the game slipping away. Shine possesses the look and has shown she, too, is capable of single-handedly affecting a game’s outcome. “I just want to win so bad, I’ll do anything it takes to not lose the game,” she said. coaching Shine at Sacramento Shine dropped 28 points in the sion III playoffs with a trip to the championship game on the line. She had the same look in her eye then as she had Sunday against Vanderbilt, Massari said. The seemingly simple expression that signaled the start of her run is indicative of something deeper. By 6 a.m., even on school days, Shine was in the gym getting shots in before class — just the After school, there was practice. Then, Shine would stick around and shoot some more. She also put in time with a strength coach. “Unless you’re in the gym working as hard as she worked, you’re not working enough,” Massari said. It’s easy to see why her coaches say they have never encountered someone like Shine. It’s also easy to see how she was able to stack up accolade after accolade. The Sacramento Bee named Shine the 2010 Player of the Year, and she also snagged the 2010 Metro League Player of the Year award. Shine was also chosen to the for her division, and was a fourtime First Team All-Metro selection. “I know when I’m not working, somebody else is. So, when somebody else is asleep, I’ve got to be in the gym working,” Shine said. “I’m trying to reach my goals. I’ve got to make it happen. It’s not going to just happen by itself.” Her commitment to greatness has carried over in her limited time at Florida. She was named SoutheastWeek after stepping in for injured captain Jordan Jones, lighting up the scoreboard with 47 combined points in consecutive games dur Dec. 20-21. Despite averaging just 14.4 minutes per game, Shine has eclipsed 15 points four different times this season. Only Jones, a spot-up shooter averaging a teamhigh 33 minutes per contest, has The time she puts in off the spent on it, and Shine racked up a team-high 12 points against the Rebels, most coming in another game-changing spurt. While the transition from prep star to role player off the bench get discouraged with the lack of playing time. “When most kids would pout, she’ll just get in the gym and shoot,” Massari said. It’s that type of mentality that Butler said her “infectious” personality off the court is what makes her so special. And it began with family. Growing up, Shine was coached by her mother, Sheila, also a former selection to the Sacramento All-Metro team. They still talk three to four times each day, and Mom has even made the cross-country trek times. “Not only is she my mom, but she’s my best friend,” Shine said. Her grandparents live three miles away from her home in Sacramento. And she plays drums during service at her church — self-taught, by the way. “In any part of Shine’s environment you go to everybody loves her,” Butler said. “She doesn’t just turn it on when it’s time to be this or time to be that, it’s just who she is all the time.” This past summer while playfornia club team stacked with talent, Shine sprained her foot and was sidelined for much of the schedule. For JBS’s last game, every player suited up with a No. 23 scrawled on their shoulder in honor of Shine — much like she wears No. 23 to pay homage to one of the game’s best. From her earrings to her shoes, Shine is all Jordan. She has at least 30 pairs of Jordan shoes in Florida alone, and double that at her home in Butler to give up her Jumpman sweats in practice recently. And when Shine has trouble falling asleep at night, what does she watch? Jordan highlights. While on-court comparisons between the two are unrealistic, the game’s greatest has been a source of inspiration for Shine — and it shows. From the number on her back to the work she puts in off the court, all the way down to that infamous look. It’s only a matter of time before Shine is able to reap the rewards of her hard work and get back to the winning ways to which she is accustomed. And it won’t be a surprise to those who know her when it happens. “Just tell Michael Jordan, I ball girl on Team Jordan,” Shine said. “Tell him put me on. Tell Michael Jordan that.” THE LOOK THAT SHINESSaj Guevara / AlligatorUF guard Brittany Shine can often be found next to coach Amanda Butler, as the freshman seeks to absorb all the knowledge she can. Saj Guevara / AlligatorUF guard Brittany Shine is beginning to show why coach Amanda Butler called her the team’s most dynamic offensive playmaker. “She gets that look in her eye, and it’s over.”Michele Massari Shine’s high school coach

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 ALLIGATOR, 15 THE SOPHOMORE SLUGGER WILL START THE SEASON PLAYING IN RIGHT FIELD.By STEPHEN SHEEHANAlligator Writer To simply say sophomore Brittany Schutte is versatile would be an understatement. positions, designated hitter and even catcher last season, her wrote the UF freshman record book, recording the highest batting average (.346), home run total (19), RBI total (59) and slugging percentage (.780) in team history. After being named to the Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team and the Southeastern Conference AllFreshman Team in 2010, Schutte enters this season as one of the team’s best hitters, even in a lineup with accomplished hitters like Aja Paculba, Kelsey Bruder and Megan Bush. senior Kelsey Bruder takes over in left. ton said. “Having a great athlete like her, she’ll be in the midWhile some players enjoy the consistency of playing the same position regularly, Schutte has no issues with being counted on to play anywhere on any given day. “If I’m needed anywhere, then I know that I can play and fulEven after a historic freshman season, Schutte is still looking to improve her game. “She’s really done a good job working Walton said. “She wanted to have a better run-productive season, drive in more runs with runners on base. “She saw that as not really a weakness last year, but something she really needed to do a better job of — hitting in the clutch, hitting with game-changing situations, not just hitthe 2011 season with a year under her belt. However, she still has room for growth and will only improve with more experience. “I’m just more focused on playing the game, not really resaid. “I feel a little bit more experienced and know what more to expect now that I’ve had a year, but I still kind of feel new Schutte STAFF REPORT The No. 2 Florida women’s tennis team fought its way to a 5-2 victory over No. 25 South Florida on Tuesday in Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex. four wins were all shutouts. UF captured the doubles point easily, sweeping all three courts in less than an hour. However, the fast start did not carry over to the singles matches, as two Florida freshdual-match losses. The other four singles in straight sets, including an impressive 6-0, 6-3 victory by Lauren Embree over No. 24 Irene Rehberger. setback at the hands of Ecaterina Vasenina in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6 (7-2). Florida’s Olivia Janowicz lost to USF’s Janette Bejlkova, 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (12-10). “While players don’t like to lose, our two coach Roland Thornqvist said. “This South Florida team thought they could beat us, and it was really good to have that kind of competition heading into this UF tops USF Wo men's T ennis swung the bat good, so we’re going to try to get him in as best as we can, as O’Sullivan has plenty of other candidates to take Tucker’s old corner, including sophomores Austin Maddox McMahan to step up. will return to third base, where he started 29 games last season. More impor tantly, O’Sullivan can use Johnson as UF’s designated hitter. After posting a 1.089 OPS in 84 atbats last year, Johnson should be in the lineup every day. He will probably start the season in the team’s weekend rotation, though, so O’Sullivan can’t put ace. Essentially, McMahan would be reers, Daniel Pigott or Tyler Thompson. That duo combined to hit .285 in 295 at-bats last season. Of course, O’Sullivan will not announce any starters until next week, when Florida opens its season against South Florida on Feb. 18. Tucker at his old position a lot. But Tucker said two weeks ago that he since last season. And O’Sullivan should keep it that way. Because, dude, Tucker moved out there so McMahan can play. TYLER, from page 13

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