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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 163 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Food truck to come to campus this fall Survey shows students want Latin cuisine on campus, pg 3. Machen announces plan to fund budget shortfallUF will reallocate $4 million, read the story at alligator.org. Tennessee man travels by horse-drawn wagon to FloridaHe spend nine weeks in his wagon, pg. 8. This weeks category for The Alligator Awards is Best Comeback. See graphic, page 16. This weeks category for The Alligator Awards is Best Comeback. See graphic, page 16. 88 /73 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffPuppy LoveTim Forbes, 29, puts a leash on his new dog, Graham, at the Summer Lovin Adoptathon held Saturday. Read the story on page 3. BENJAMIN S. BRASCH and CLARE LENNONAlligator Staff WritersUF junior Rebecca Harris died Wednesday night from injuries she sustained after being hit by a car while riding her bicycle June 23. Shands at UF spokesman Andrew Ragspital Wednesday night. As Harris, 20, crossed Southwest 16th Avenue at about 12:50 a.m. She was struck by a white sedan that continued eastbound. When police found the car, it was abandoned. Jessica Paige Becerra, a 22-year old UF alumna, was driving the car, according to Gainesville Police. She was arrested on a felony charge of hit and run resulting in an injury. Harris was taken to Shands at UF and treated for two broken legs, a broken arm and severe head trauma, according to Alligator archives. Harris was a member of Theta Alpha, her Facebook page with messages showing their support and, later, their grief. Harris family will hold two memorials. The service in Gainesville will be at 11 a.m. July 28 at First Assembly of God, 2925 NW 39th Ave. There will also be a service in her hometown in Orlando at 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at Summit Church, 735 Herndon Ave. paddle-out Sunday starting at the St. Augustine Pier, 350 A1A Beach Boulevard. Contact Benjamin S. Brasch at bbrasch@ alligator.org and Clare Lennon at clennon@ alligator.org.UF student, hit-and-run victim, died Wednesday BUDGET HE HAD PLANNED TO RESIGN IN OCTOBER. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterThe Florida A&M University Board of Trustees decided at an emergency meeting Monday that President James Ammons will step down from his position immediately. Last week, Ammons announced his plan to resign in October after a The board agreed to pay Ammons his 2010-2011 bonus of $81,250. Due to his contract, the board will also pay him a 2011-2012 bonus of $17,062, according to a press release. In June, eight Board of Trustees members announced they had Ammons as president. FAMU has been under public scrutiny for months after drum major Robert Champion, 26, was beaten to versity also faced an investigation issues with accreditation, according to Alligator archives. FAMU Provost Larry Robinson will assume the role. I am grateful for this opportunity to serve at this critical time in the universitys history, Robinson said in a statement. There is work to be done and I stand ready to do my absolute best to keep FAMU on its path of success. During this period, I look forward to serving our students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters. The Board of Trustees must connext scheduled meeting in August. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org.FAMU Board decides president will step down immediately KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterFoster McHome has seen a lot of changes since he began working at the UF Physical Plant Division 24 years ago. He remembers when there were more than 1,000 employees and when he felt his trade school skills were valued. He remembers when a worker cleaned only one University budget cuts have brought just the professors. Physical plant employees working to maintain 900 campus buildings are feeling the effects as well. McHome, 59, said there are too many buildings and not enough workers. UF pays about 800 physical plant employees. It used be fun to come to work, said for the Building Services Department since 1998. Now, we come exhausted.Physical Plant employees affected by university budget cuts Ammons SEE PHYSICAL, PAGE 4A memorial will be held in Gainesville on July 28Harris


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 106 ISSUE 163 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 TODAYFORECASTSATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY CLOUDY 91/74 THUNDER STORMS 91/74 THUNDER STORMS 90/74 THUNDER STORMS 89/74 THUNDER STORMS 88/73 WHATS HAPPENINGFirst Generation Student Organization welcomes new students We would like to invite you to our general body meetings, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 17 and July 31 in CSE E221. Join us for a good time with great company and free food! If you would like to receive updates on our organization please join us at ufl.collegiatelink.net/organization/FirstGen Email us at fgso.uf@gmail.com or visit our website at fos.ufsa.ufl.edu/ programs/student_organization. Toastmasters meet Tuesdays Talking Gators Toastmasters meets at 5:45 p.m. in the Entomology Building, room 1031, 970 Natural Area Drive, east of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on UFs campus. Toastmasters provides a positive atmosphere to learn public speaking and leadership skills. For more information, visit talkingga tors.toastmastersclubs.org/. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. An informal conversation with Leela Corman 6:15 p.m., July 18 Architecture and Fine Arts Library Graphic author and illustrator Corman will discuss her new graphic novel UNTERZAKHN, a graphic novel of immigrant life on New Yorks Lower East Side at the turn of the 20th century, as seen through the eyes of twin sisters whose lives take radically and tragically differ ent paths. Light refreshments and a book sale and signing will follow. For more information, visit http://blogs.uflib. ufl.edu/news/2012/06/04/ authorsuf-leela-corman/. Torah on Tap 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., July 18 Join us for pizza and drinks as we discuss what Judaism has to say about hot topics. On tap this week: social justice. Meet on the back porch of Leonardos By The Slice, 1245 W. University he was born 15 years ago. KTUU-TV reported Friday that residents didnt like the mayoral candidates years ago, so they encouraged enough people to elect Stubbs as a write-in candidate. The town has nearly 900 residents. Although his position is honor ary, Stubbs popularity is real. His election earned him enough press to catapult the town at the base of Mount McKinley into a tourist destination. Residents say theyre happy that their stubby-tailed mayor is promoting tourism. The general store where Stubbs hangs out says it gets dozens of tourists a day asking for him. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTwo-faced kitten dies in RI; had 4 eyes, 24 toesPROVIDENCE, R.I. A kitten with two faces born days ago in Rhode Island has died. His name was Gemini. He had four eyes, two noses, two mouths, two ears and 24 toes each on the back. WJAR-TV reports Gemini died in his litter. He was tiny enough His owners in Providence say he had two tracheas going into one throat. They fed him by bottle because he ate very slowly. Veterinarian Ernest Finocchio is president of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He says hed never seen such a kitten. He says it couldve been twins that didnt separate properly. Two-faced kittens are very rare and seldom survive. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ave. Email questions and concerns to Rabbi Gail Swedroe at rabbigail@ufhillel.org. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to ejester@alligator. org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.NATIONAL90-year-old Maine man sky dives for first timePITTSFIELD, Maine A Maine man who learned how to use a parachute as a Navy pilot Lester Slate of Exeter jumped was guided to the ground by a tandem jumper, and accompanied by another skydiver trailing The jump was a 90th birthday present to himself. More than 50 family and friends watched. Slate tells the Bangor Daily News he was inspired by former president George H.W. Bush, who jumped from an airplane on his 85th birthday in 2009. Slate says he had such a good time he wants to do it again on his 95th or 100th birthday. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSAlaska town: Feline mayor is the cats pajamasTALKEETNA, Alaska The mayor of a sleepy Alaskan town The part-Manx cat clawed his way onto the political scene of Talkeetna, Alaska, through a write-in campaign shortly after


TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 David Carr / Alligator Staff crash to see if there are any other charges. MARIELA RAMIREZ Alligator Contributing WriterDuring your lunch hour you could read a book, check your Twitter feed or catch up on homework. Or you could change a life. Project MASCOT is looking for student volunteers to spend a year mentoring children from at-risk schools in Alachua County. Many of these underprivileged children do not even have parents that are good role models, let alone older siblings, so it is our job as Good Samaritans to help children in need, said Allison Rosen, the site coordinator of Project MASCOT. The program recruits about 80 mentors each August to spend their lunch time with the children, who are usually in I honestly thought that my mentee looked up to me a lot bat, said Kevin Ward, a past mentor. Ward, a 21-year-old mechanical engineering senior, bonded with his mentee through the love of hip-hop dancing. Dur ing their meetings each week they taught each other dance moves. Throughout the school year Project MASCOT mentors also raise money to take their mentees to SeaWorld. Rosen said any UF student taking at least 12 credits can join the organization in the fall. Interested students should contact the Center for Leadership and Service. For more information, email projectmascot@gmail.com.Mentor program Project MASCOT seeking volunteers to help local kids MONIVETTE CORDEIROAlligator Contributing WriterSoon, students may be able to enjoy a meal cooked and served out of a food truck on UFs campus. UF Gator Dining Services sent out an email to students that announced a food truck would be a new dining option on campus. The email included a survey asking students what cuisine, location and time slot they would prefer. So far, survey results indicate students want a food truck serving Latin cuisine near Turlington Plaza and Plaza of the Americas, said Jill Rodriguez, marketing program manager for Gator Dining Services. Rodriguez said in an email that one food truck will make its debut in the fall. The opportunity to introduce a mobile food truck on campus allows us to reach more students, faculty and staff, she said. The food trucks would only complement existing dining options on campus, not take away their customers, Rodriguez said. Justin Correll, a UF electrical engineering junior, said he would want Latin American cuisine, especially around lunchtime. Although hed never heard of a food truck, he wants to try it. I try to eat at home to save money, but maybe if it was reasonably priced, like $4 or $5, Id try it, he said.Food truck might come to UF in fallITS RAINING CATS AND DOGS BRETT LE BLANCAlligator Staff WriterAmong the shouts of children searching for their new pet Satur day afternoon sat Oz, a 9-year-old pit bull mix, patiently waiting for his turn. Families stopped to look at his chart, but once they saw how old he was, they moved on. Oz was one of 195 cats and dogs up for adoption Saturday at the the third annual Summer Lovin Adoptathon at Alachua County Animal Services. The event started at 10 a.m., but people were at the shelter as early as 7:40 a.m. Its like Black Friday, said Courtney Butts, a 25-year-old second-year UF veterinary student and event volunteer. Adoptions were $5, and the animals came vaccinated, spayed or neutered, microchipped and dewormed. The new owners also received toys, a collar, a leash and a bag of food. Normally, the cost of adoptions is $85 for dogs and $75 for cats. UF students and other volunteers organized the event. One of them was Stephanie Hon, a 24-year-old second-year UF veterinary student and public relations director for the Adoptathon. Although she was glad to see so many puppies and kittens going to loving homes, she was rooting for Oz. Im a sucker for old dogs, Hon said. Unknown to the potential owners, a special gift basket would be given to the person who took home the oldest dog, and a piece of cat furniture would be given to the new owner of the oldest cat. The main thing, Hon said, is The adoptathon found homes for 183 pets about three times the shelters average monthly adoption rate. Volunteers will continue to work three dogs that didnt get adopted. Oz found himself without a per manent owner at the end of Satur day, but all hope isnt lost for him. His new foster family already wants to adopt him. Contact Brett Le Blanc at bleblanc@ alligator.orgAlachua County Animal Services hosts summer Adoptathon The opportunity to intro duce a mobile food truck on campus allows us to reach more students, faculty and staff.Jill Rodriguezmarketing program manager


All UF salaries increased by 2 percent in 2009, said vice president for Human Resource Services Paula Fussell. Since then, the university has issued merit-based raises, and then a 3 percent raise, intended to offset Gov. Rick Scotts nowoverruled order that state employees contribute to their retirements. Building services employee Alberta Hopkins Walls, 63, said her workload at the Particle Engineering Research Center has doubled in the last four years. She has been president of the 3340 chapter of the American Federation of State, Municipal and County Employees for about eight years. The chapter has about 15 members, Walls said. UF no longer hires 30-year contract union members, instead hiring non-union workers through one-year contracts. Walls expressed concern about private contractors replacing the Physical Plant Division. Fussell said the university is not planning to outsource the division. Some vacant or unnecessary jobs, however, have been eliminated or reassigned to other workers. Curtis Reynolds, vice president for business affairs at UF, said the division has been testing out what he calls high-performance work teams for about six months. The goal is for groups of workers to service designated areas. The initiative could save money, said Reynolds, who used to be the physical plants assistant vice president. However, he said the method only seems effective for clusters of buildings. He said there is no plan to downsize, but the primary concern is to best serve the university with available funds. do it, he said. McHome said work conditions arent what they were 24 years ago, but he still has a wife and two daughters to support. Were here because we need a job, he said. 4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012David Carr / Alligator StaffSTUDENT LIFE KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing WriterA big year for Dance Marathon at UF started with LMFAOs Party Rock Anthem, and came to a close Sunday as the event claimed two national awards. DM at UF took home most innovative event and best social media campaign at the Dance Marathon Leadership Conference. Eden Joyner, the public relations overall director for DM last year, said a video using muthat helped the event win those awards. I wanted that video to get everybody excited, she said. And it did. When she got the job, she realized the event didnt have a comprehensive YouTube account. Twenty-one videos and $886,716.15 worth of donations later, Joyner said the social media approach was a success because it did its job: raising awareness. During DM, Joyner said, participants were encouraged to tweet about seven celebrities in an effort to get a trending hashtag on Twitter. YouTube star Dom Mazzetti even gave the event a shout-out. Twenty-year-old advertising junior Nicole Martinez was one of the events public relations captains last year. This year, shes the new public relations director. She remembers getting two hours of sleep and running around the Stephen C. OConnell Center, shooting photos and videos to upload to Facebook and Twitter. She said DM won most innovative event, though, because of the programs for families and children at the 26.2-hour event. The family room had an around the world theme, she said, and children were given a scavenger hunt with activities like Hug a Dancer. To me, the award really means that at the University of Florida, we really do have one of the best Dance Marathons, she said. Now, well strive to do even more.Dance Marathon at UF 2012 wins pair of national awardsUF hires short-term workers instead of long-term union workers PHY SICAL, from page 1 JOSHUA MINCHINAlligator Contributing WriterThe Florida Museum of Natural History likes large items. Massive skeletons. Impressive fossils. Sizeable grants from the National Science Foundation. The vertebrate paleontology division of the Florida Museum of Natural History recently received its largest collections support grant ever. The National Science Foundation gave the museum $455,330 for its vertebrate paleontology collection. The maximum amount the NSF provides for collections is $500,000. The amount the museum received was the exact amount requested, which is not usually the case, said Richard Hulbert Jr., vertebrate paleontology collections manager at the museum. The museum received the money May 1, but the project is just now getting underway, Hulbert said. The grant will allow the museum to buy new cabinets and hire extra help for the idenwill also allow the museum to hire another employee and to digitize its collection, Hulbert said. With the grant money, the museum can prepare the fossils that were found locally, said Jason Bourque, preparator and researcher at the museum. Hulbert said it will help the university boost its research reputation. Any time we can make a major upgrade graduate students, it helps us attract new and better graduate students, Hulbert said. Its capabilities of the university.Florida Museum of Natural History starts project from grant MELANIE WRIGHTAlligator Contributing WriterThe deadliest animal in the world is fragile. Its minuscule. Its the female mosquito. Alachua County is buzzing with activity after the deluge of Tropical Storm Debby created ideal breeding conditions for the parasitic bugs and activated eggs dormant for years. We have a boom right now, said Anthony Dennis, environmental health director at the Alachua County Health Department. The mosquitoes saliva can transmit diseases such as Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus, UF entomology professor Phil Koehler said. But disease isnt the only concern. Domestic animals die of suffocation from inhaling swarms of mosquitoes, Koehler said. Residents of Alachua County, however, can breathe a sigh of relief. Dennis said surveillance data shows no record of mosquito-borne diseases in the area. I remember when the rain was coming down, Koehler said. I was telling everybody to wait 10 or 14 days and wed have a lot of mosing out right now. The city has been spraying for mosquitoes since late June, but staying inside during dawn and dusk reduces the chance of encountering mosquitoes and disease organisms they carry. If you encounter one mosquito or one bear, obviously you dont want to encounter the bear, Koehler said. But from the standpoint of whats dangerous, its the mosquito.Storm brings more mosquitoes It used be fun to come to work. Now, we come exhausted.Building ServicesThe National Science Foundation gave $455,330 BENJAMIN S. BRASCHAlligator Staff WriterA Gainesville man choked his mother because he thought she had demons. Michael Anthony Henderson Jr., 29, was arrested on a third-degree felony domestic battery charge early Sunday morning, according to a Gainesville Police arrest report. Henderson stared down his mother, Gloria Henderson, 52, and Eugene Scott, because he said he thought both of them had demons in them. His mother, whom he lives with, told him to stop staring. Henderson lifted his mother by her throat and started to choke her with both hands, according to the report. Her neck was swollen and scratched. Henderson left before police arrived, but returned only to leave when more from Northeast Third Avenue to Northeast 10th Street where they saw Hender son at the 700 block, GPD spokesman Henderson didnt speak after police read him his Miranda rights. He is in jail with bail set at $25,000. Contact Ben Brasch at bbrasch@alligator.org.Man chokes mother over demons I wanted that video to get every body excited.public relations overall director for Dance Marathon


TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 July 18, 1963: The Alligator names UF President J. Wayne Reitz as its 1962-63 man of the year. The newspaper selected Reitz based on nominations by faculty, staff and the Student Body. In 1962, Reitz challenged the Florida Legislature to provide more funding for state colleges, which was met with widespread support. July 16, 1991: A UF assistant professors father, Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault, is honored with a commemorative stamp and veterans status. Chennault led the Flying Tigers into China on Dec. 20, 1941. The Tigers destroyed at least 286 Japanese military aircraft in aerial warfare during its eight-month existence. Chennault formed the volunteer group, and it was absorbed in 1942 by the 14th Army Air Force. July 14, 1992: A 22-year-old Gainesville man comes forward to University Police saying hes responsible for seven to eight incidents of public masturbation on campus. In early June, students began reporting seeing a man masturbating in the wooded area between Beaty Towers West and Jennings Hall dormitories. On July 3, two female students saw the nude man masturbating in the woods northwest of Beaty Towers. When the two students walking toward Museum Road saw the man, he apologized to them and walked away. July 16, 2009: The National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty cities in the nation toward homelessness for the second time in a row. Criteria for the list include the number of anti-homeless laws in the city and the enforcement of those laws. Gainesville was cited for insensitive panhandling and public spaces laws, limiting the amount of food a religious group could give the homeless, and forcing people off campsites without offering them an alternative place to go. CHRIS ALCANTARA and SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator File PhotoFormer pastor William Wesley Lee, left, strums on his guitar while homeless Vietnam War veteran Geary Allen Springer plays harmonica at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in downtown Gainesville in 2009.


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Clare Lennon EDITOR Erin Jester MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Would you eat at a food truck on Turlington Plaza?95 TOTAL VOTES60% YES 40% NOThursdays question: Would you buy an over-the-counter HIV test kit? Voter purges are an affront to democracyThe 2012 presidential election is coming up soon and both sides are gearing up for an all-out battle. President Obama and the Democrats have been working overtime to win over groups like the LGBTQ and immigrant communities, while the Republicans have been tirelessly working toward systematic voting purges. taught that voting was part and parcel of what made use my ability to vote and take part in the democratic process. lege and how it stood in the way of my vote. The college creates a sort of middleman in the American electoral process, and so much has been lost in translation. Of where the candidate who won the national popular vote lost the election. Now in Florida, voter purging has become all the rage. Gov. Rick Scott has won his lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security to have access to the SAVE Database. SAVE stands for Systematic Alien names of residents who have yet to become U.S. citizens look into the actual accuracy of the database, one would has shown it to be outdated or have faulty information. formation found 2,625 suspected non-citizens. A closer look, conducted by the Tampa Bay Times, found that the majority of those suspected were U.S. citizens and only a handful were non-citizens. tory and his gleeful enthusiasm at purging the polls have inspired other states to implement similar measures. Ohio, Michigan, New ing up our governor and giving Florida two thumbs up. process, but instituting a faulty search system has resulted in a thinly veiled witch hunt in the name of combating voter fraud. Voter fraud has not become the norm, and there are few cases that show otherwise. However, the extreme obsession on restricting certain groups from voting is skewing our rights as democratic citizens. to voice our opinions. Today, our options are becoming increasingly limited. The whole process continues to give credence to the emerging phrase, Democracy for the few. The veil obscuring the corruption in our government have left is the dark truth that democracy for the majority disappeared a long time ago. tion. Be aware and learn the truth behind the words. Today, you may not think these restrictions mean Michela Martinazzi is an art history junior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Deputy DilemmaWrongful police shooting deserves serious review hear a knock on the door. in case. that decision would lead to his death. pursuing an attempted murder suspect when they mistakdoor with his gun drawn at the deputies, who then shot and killed him. Unfortunately, Scott was not the suspect deputies were Scott likely approached his front door with a gun because the deputies did not identify themselves, according to Lake This was a tragedy that could have easily been avoided. When the deputies chased a suspect into the complex, they is less safe than yelling, Police! Lt. John Herrell told WESH Orlando, The bottom line is, going to get shot. While that might be the case under normal circumstances, actions. Scott was likely startled by the unannounced knock, Scott was not suspected of any crime and police did not have probable cause to enter his apartment unannounced. appear more worthy of his untimely demise its story leads after a confrontation with deputies. to do with his death. The deputies who killed Scott are currently on administrative leave, and if the events transpired as stated, the deputies While police are there to enforce the law, their badges do they should face the same consequences as anyone else. Michela Martinazziopinions@alligator.org


TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7Q: What is a phrase you dont expect to hear in a comedy club environment? A: Wouldnt it be funny if that girl got What if a bunch of guys just raped her? according to an anonymous friend of Tumblr user breakfastcookie. Her account of the incident said Tosh, at one point during his act, started making very gener alizing, declarative statements about rape jokes al (and) rape is hilarious. like to talk about, and someone sitting in the audi ence suggested rape. Actually, rape jokes are never funny! No, rape is painful, dont talk about it, Masada said. He said Tosh didnt joke about rape, but that the guys. I should probably add that having to basically threatening all the same, even if the actual scenario rected the comment at said. The suggestion of it place. may bother some people, the main fact rings true in both of them: Tosh used a rape joke/comment as a defense mechanism against a displeased audience member. jokes about a multitidue of topics. ers that be brought Tosh to perform at Claremont McK enna College in California. Blogger Charles Johnson thought the college could have made a better choice in its visiting comedian. Johnson thought some of midgets in his routine, suggesting that midgets arent real people and that they are responsible for the election of President Bush. sible bit. child. jobs. Are comedians SUPPOSED to be offensive? No. Are some jokes that they make going to be offen sive to some people? Yes. What matters most is location, location, loca tion. Tosh didnt mention rape as a part of his standup ler. Tosh put rape in an ordinary comedy club set act of violence. he made an offensive joke. The issue here is instead that he pointedly made a rape comment directly about an audience mem ber. Thats not OK. Sami Main is a journalism senior at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays.Rape jokes should not be used as weapons, especially against individualsColumn Sami Mainopinions@alligator.org A community in a deliberate effort to buy more time for its Germany). have been suffering under the most crippling economic sanctions Amid report after report of Irans collapsing economy and un Three days later, contradicting his previous statements, Abbasi to enrich uranium to a degree of purity reaching or surpassing 20 percent. Once again, Iran had misled the international community. A nuclear Iran could deal a historic setback to the internation al communitys nonproliferation goals. Diplomatic milestones like the Nuclear and global efforts to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty could all be effectually undone by an Iranian acquisition of nu race in the Middle East, a nightmare scenario for global security. Saudi Arabia has already announced its intention to aggressive Turkey, Egypt and Jordan have also been mentioned as po India and Pakistan. bomb to its terrorist agents. uranium stockpiles up to 27 percent. While Iran claims the enrich ment is for a research reactor, most civilian reactors use uranium enriched to just 4 or 5 percent. The Obama administration deserves praise for uniting the leadership, Iran has faced an unprecedented degree of economic and political isolation. The price of a military strike on Irans nuclear facilities is cer tain to be unpredictable and destabilizing, and the president of rational commitment to nuclear proliferation in the face of eco nomic and social ruin. Dan Dimatteo is a law student at UF.World powers running out of options for IranGuest columnDan DimatteoSpeaking Out


CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterFORT WHITE Mark Weissenberg says he has felt the heartbeat of America. Inside his 7-by-14-foot wagon, the 66-year-old Cleveland, Tenn., native lies sideways on top of a memory lows to support his aching back. Weissenberg spent most of Friday sleeping, a luxury for him after spending nearly nine and half weeks traveling almost 600 miles by horse and wagon from Tennessee to Florida. But the trip was well worth it, he said. This was my only shot, he said. How many more opportunities am I going to have? This is it. As a child, Weissenberg grew up like John Wayne. He dreamed of one day becoming a cowboy himself, and his yearning only grew. His wife, Romona, suggested a dude ranch, but Weissenberg refused, insisting he wanted to do something on his own. And then the idea came to him: a trip to Florida in a horse-drawn wagon to see a side of America he said has been lost. In November, Weissenberg wagon that would be suitable for his trip. According to his trip journal, he found a $1,100 wagon frame after four hours. Two months later, the frame from northern Michigan arrived at his home, and the work began. When Weissenberg told his family about his plan, he was met with mixed emotions. His wife disapproved of the trip because of safety concerns. But Karen Lambert, 45, Weissenbergs stepdaughter, was happy for him to follow his dream. After nearly six months of working with luan wood and Styrofoam including one rebuild Weissenberg completed his rig. It wasnt built the best, but it did the job for me, he said. Like a small apartment, the wagtioning unit, Wi-Fi Internet, a small bed, a fridge and a generator. According to his journal, the wagon and supplies for the trip cost Weissenberg about $16,000. This is not your daddys wagon, Weissenberg joked. Gadgets wouldnt get him there, though. He also needed horses. To pull his 3,500-pound caravan, in April Weissenberg bought Sussie and Clara Jo, two 12-year-old Percheron horses, at $3,500 each. Then he was ready. Before he left, several friends and neighbors visited Weissenberg at his home to wish him farewell. Rabbi Shaul Perlstein, co-director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Chattanooga, blessed Weissenbergs wagon and left a note in Hebrew on the drivers side. On May 11, Weissenberg left his home in Tennessee for the open road to Ocala. For the next nine and half weeks, Weissenberg traveled through Georgia and north Florida, stopping in small towns to rest and water his horses. On average, Sussie and Clara Jo covered 20 to 25 miles a day. Weissenberg used a GPS to keep himself on track. He also installed a large rear view night that he was on the road. Throughout his trip, Weissenberg met a variety of people as he inched his way through the Georgia backroads. There was Jack Miller of Barwick, Ga., who let Weissenberg stay at his barn for three days because of the heat; Joe ONeal of Madison, Fla., who Weissenberg said had the only factory red 1968 Shelby Mustang hidden in his garage; and the children and faculty at Cave Springs Elementary in Cave Springs, Ga. For each person who met Weissenberg, brought him supplies or took a picture with his wagon, they all wrote encouraging messages or their names on the wagons wood frame. Its the idea that Americans still care for one another, he said. Its really uplifting. On July 12, Weissenberg ended his trip at a friends house just south of Fort White. Although Ocala was the original destination, Weissenberg said him to reconsider because of safety Springs. Weissenberg said he was almost hit by cars three times while riding to Fort White. Despite the change in plans, 597 miles by horse and wagon was a trip of a lifetime, he said. Weissenberg sold his horses to a plantation owner in northern Florida. He also plans on taking apart the wagon, varnishing the outside walls and hanging them in his house. At his friends house on Friday, Weissenbergs wagon was covered with writing. On the driver side, Perlsteins Hethe trip is now crowded with names and messages, but the translation reAs you travel peacefully through the world, you shall leave a peaceful world behind. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. 8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffMark Weissenberg sits in the wagon he built and then lived in for nine weeks while he traveled almost 600 miles from Tennessee to Florida. TRAVELTennessee man drives horse-drawn wagon to Florida


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Wood floors, CH/Air, carport, full laundry, huge yard-most pets OK. $990/mo 3912@cozygator.com; www.CozyGator.com call (352)338-7670,call/text(352)575-4395 7-31-12-8-2 2/2.5 Condo for rent in Grantwood. A spacious 2-story 1300 sq. ft. condo in a gated community, 5 minutes from campus. Located on bus routes 9 & 35. W/D included, central A/C, granite counter tops. Community ammenties: pool & racquetball courts, pet friendly. Call 954-699-3665 or email g8rboy9648@gmail.com for details. Ask for Eddie. 8-2-12-8-2 3BR/2BA HOUSE 1 block to UF campus/ Norman Hall. Beautifully renovated. Must See! 1247 sq ft. $1875/mo/OBO. Plenty of parking. Call 352-284-7777 7-24-12-5-2 Rooms for Rent in beautiful farmhouse in Ocala, only 30 mins to UF. $550 per month incls utilities, internet, sat TV, W/D and use of common areas please call Sherry (352) 239-2654 8-15-12-10-2 2BR/1BA, cent A/C, mobile home on shady lot on bus line. Laundry room, No pets. From $355-$420/mo. Incl water. 1st 1/2 month free rent. 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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. COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT $400.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED NO MOVE IN COST. WE DO SEMISTER LEASING Frances 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 9-28-12-85-4 Female roommate needed in furnished condo, 1.5 miles from UF $359/MO cable, internet, utilities, pool+ morebeautifully renovated, on bus route, Call 352 262-2871, Available 6/1/12 7-3111-28-4 $350 Newly Remodeled: ALL Inclusive, Utils, Std CableTV, SecureWiFi, Pvt BR/BA, W/D. Full/Kitchen, Furnished Common Area, 43"LCD TV/Stereo. On UF Bus Rte. OPEN MINDED. 954-854-9445 UTGcondos.com 8-31-12-20-4 Roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA luxury apt. in St. Charles Pl. 2 blocks North of campus. $600/mo + 1/2 utilities. Contact Michael 386-303-2503. 8-15-11-12-4 This is a gorgeous place to live. Walk to downtown bike to UF. Completely renovated Victorian home. 1 large br in 3br/3ba. Lots of storage. This is the home everyone will wish they lived in. $600/mo. 352-262-1351 7-3112-6-4 UNIVERSITY COMMONS-across UF on Archer. Female roomate needed $350 plus 1/4 util. upper unit with vaulted ceiling. Contact Patti 239-370-9130 7-31-12-6-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-15-25-5 HOUSE FOR SALE Convenient! Well maintained home in NW area 4/B 2/B. Lots of room for the whole family or room mates close to schools stores and bus service. Many extras Must see to believe. $130,000.00 Call Larry at 1-352493-9220 7-31-12-6-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 8-15-12-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-15-12-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-15-12-25-6 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. 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6


ALLIGATOR **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. 8-15-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-15-12-25-6 Furniture Pick-UpHelp local abused and neglected children by donating your furniture to the Family Treasures Thrift Shop. All proceeds benefit Childrens Home Society of Florida. Call 352-334-0955 and arrange a pick-up or drop-off today! CHSTreasureHunt.com 7-31-9-6 BED SET CLOSEOUTS IN PLASTIC TWIN $89 FULL$129 QUEEN $149 KING $199 STORE 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 SAME DAY DELIVERY 7-17-5-6 FURNITURE SALENEW 6 PIECE BEDROOM SET$599 FUTON $129, 5-PIECE DINETTE SET $129, NEW QUEEN PILLOWTOP SET W/ HEADBOARD & FRAME $399 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 7-175-6 BED SETS TWIN $49, FULL $69, QUEEN $89, KING $99 COME TO OUR STORE 4390 SW 20TH AVE OR CALL US AT 352-376-0953. SAME DAY DELIVERY 7-17-5-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-15-11-23-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND Cash for cellphones! Working or broken. We buy anything from flip phones to newest smartphones.We are open 7 days a week. TechModo 6450 SW Archer RD ste 140 Gainesville FL 32608 352-872-5881 8-9-12-8 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds PARKINGPrivate, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-12-25-10 UF Surplus Equipment Auctions are underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 8-15-12-25-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 8-15-25-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 8-15-12-25-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 8-1525-11 8-15-12-25-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Now carrying Vespa Scooters! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 8-15-12-25-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 8-15-12-25-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $899. 1yr Parts AND labor warranties included. 3766275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-15-12-25-11 Road Rat Motors is Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 8-15-12-25-11SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 8-15-12-25-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-15-58-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 8-15-25-12 WE BUY JUNK CARSTitles Only. Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 8-15-25-12 I BUY CARS TRUCKS Call Anytime Licensed 352-339-5158 7-31-12-20-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $500 AND UP! 352-338-1999 8-15-25-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES BRING W2 AND DRIVE HOME TODAY! OVER 150 VEHICLES IN STOCK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUVS, & VANS! 352-338-1999 8-15-25-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!!! 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NO CREDIT CHECK! 352-375-9090 8-15-25-12 02 CHEVY CAMERO $6999 04 CHEVY ASTRO $6999 05 CHEVY IMPALA $7999 07 CHEVY COBALT $8999 352-375-9090 8-15-25-12 06 PT CRUISER $7999 02 DODGE RAM $8999 05 DODGE DURANGO $9999 04 KIA SORENTO $9999 352-375-9090 8-15-25-12 06 SATURN ION $7999 03 HONDA CRV $8999 05 GMC SIERRA $9999 05 FORD F150 $10,999 352-375-9090 8-15-25-12 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. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 8-15-25-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 8-25-25-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 7-26-12-30-13 St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com MULTILINGUAL COLLEGE STUDENT SEEKS SUMMER JOB. Speaks Spanish, English and some French. 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12, ALLIGATOR What's black and white and read all over?? The Independent Florida Alligator Be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to be anINTERNIf you are enrolled as a UF or SFC student available to work 10-12 hours a week this summer, and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by The Alligator, 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule or email resume to advertising@alligator.org. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA. Student Positions Available Evening Newspaper ProductionThe Independent Florida Alligator Editorial Production department is now accepting student applications. Applicants must be enrolled in Summer C or A/B classes to meet eligibility requirements. Applicants should be available evenings between the hours of 6:00 pm and 1:00 am. Production duties include page layout and design. Experience with Adobe InDesign is preferred, but not required. A one-year commitment is expected. Fill out an application at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W University Ave, M-F 9 am 5 pm. Include available work schedule and references. No phone calls or e-mails. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply with current schedule. EOE Assistant Production ManagerThe Alligator is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative person to head the Night Production Staff from 5pm-1am Sunday Thursday. Must be a motivator with good organizational skills who works well with others under deadlines. Duties include hiring and training college students in page layout and graphic design of the newspaper. Must have experience in Adobe programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat. Please provide resume and cover letter with salary requirements to be considered for an interview. This is a full-time position. Benefits include paid holidays and excellent working environment. Send information to Production Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator, PO Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604, or e-mail sgocklin@alligator.org. No phone calls please. EOE. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 8-15-12-25-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 8-15-1225-14 Gator Dining Services is looking for students interested in part time work in one of our 45 dining locations on campus. We are looking for cooks, cashiers, baristas, and servers. Very flexible hours. Apply online at Gatordining.com or Reitz Basement B-73. Gator Dining Services/ARAMARK is an equal employment opportunity employer. 8-31-12-17-14 One serious hardworking and trustworthy UF student. Gen or const help, exp w/electrical & plumbing, carpentry, chainsaw & heavy lifting. Familiar w/ Sketchup or AutoCAD. PT flex hrs. $8.00/hr. 327-2931 or 376-6183 7-26-12-4-14 Gainesville Harley-Davidson Motorclothes Part Time Help Needed Please Call (ask for Ellis or Kevin) or Email (ellis@gainesvilleharley.com) 352-331-6363 7-19-11-2-14 GREAT OPPORTUNITIES! Full and part time: Software Developer Tech Support Rep SAT/ACT Coordinator Word Processor Acounting Research Assistants Proofreaders. Please apply online at www.gleim.com/employment 8-2-12-6-14 SANDYS SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. Apply in person @ 4148 NW 13th St. 352-372-1226 sandysresale.com 7-2612-4-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. 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Place an ad or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373-FIND Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. English editing, revisions, and re-writing for the academic community. We also do grant writing, resumes, proposals, and school applications. www.customessay.com for more details. 8-15-12-25-15 PRISTINE CLEAN Residential and commercial cleaning. Owned by a UF grad. Schedule your move out clean today to ensure you get your security deposit back! 352-278-3437. PristineCleanGainesville.com 8-15-12-13-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! 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Go to teachingcenter.ufl.edu to register and learn the room location, or email simpsonm@ufl.edu. 7-17-3-20 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 8-15-12-25-14 Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida is conducting a research study for women 20-40 yo on birth control pills. Compensation given. For details call Bonnie Coats at 273-9014 8-15-40-14 SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY$14.50 base/appt -FT/PT openings Customer sales/service all ages 17+ CALL NOW 352-505-9105 8-15-12-25-14 Lifeguard $12.00/hr, Requires certification as Life Guard. 20 hrs/wknd. Additional hours may be available. Adult-Male patients in a Max-Security Mental Health Facility during pool rec therapy. Call Grady at 352-3758484 ext. 248. 9-11-30-14 NEEDED: PEOPLE FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY! TB skin test positive Healthy adults, 18-60 years old Short study duration; little time commitment Involves TB skin testing only UF/Shands Health Center (free parking) Physical exam provided Compensation provided Contact Linda: 352-273-9376 or 352-273-7682 7-19-12-7-14 Driver/Sitter/Tutor during summer 4:45p to 9p occasional weekdays then starting Aug 20th need 3:00p to 7:00p MTWRF with occasional weekend hours. Contact 352-3326465. 8-2-11-10-14 UF Get Up and Go Initiative is seeking COUCH POTATOES to participate in a study assessing the accuracy and ease of use of an advanced pedometer. Email Allison at fitbit10000@gmail.com 8-7-10-14 SMOKERS NEEDED to participate in UF study assessing effects of different activities on cravings, withdrawal and smoking. Email Allison at uflsmokingstudy@gmail.com 8-23-14-14 Veterinary technician postion FT. Vet experience required. Please apply in person. Institute of Veterinary Spec. 3603 NW 98th St. Suite A. 7-19-5-14 FT Medical Assistant (mon-fri). 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TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Basketball Recruit ImpressesUF commit Kasey Hill competed recently at the Adidas Invitational. Rivals.com analyst Corey Albertson described Hill as the most impressive prospect at the camp.You have voted and The Alligator Award for Best Individual Performance has been decided. See results, page 16.Southeastern Conference Media DaysThe annual SEC media conference begins today in Hoover, Ala. Florida coach Will Muschamp, running back Mike Gillislee and linebackers Jon Bostic and Lerentee McCray will meet with reporters Wednesday. David Carr / Alligator StaffThe Alligator Awards Best Individual PerformanceJonathon Crawfords no-hitter in Floridas 4-0 win against Bethune-Cookman to open the NCAA Gainesville Regional on June 1 earned The Alligator Award for Best Individual Performance of the 2011-12 athletic season. See the complete voting results and the Best Comeback nominees, page 16. THE ALLIGATOR AWARDS As part of The Alligator Awards recognizing the best in UF athletics during the 2011-12 season, columnists Joe Morgan and Corey weeks category. Vote for the winner online at alligatorSports.org. Joe: Ben Sheets reminded me why I love sports Sunday afternoon. Sure, every Braves fan enjoyed completing a three-game sweep against the Mets over the weekend, but Sheetss six shutout innings meant more than laying the groundwork for Atlantas seventh straight win (Go Bravos!). Sheets made a triumphant return to the mound after undergoing surger(ahem, Tommy John) and damage to a pronator tendon since 2009. Whether the obstacle is a debilitating injury or a seemingly insurmountable deficit on the scoreboard, sports fans love comebacks rimshot. That being said, who can forget Floridas heartwarming, never-say-die comeback in a 54-32 win against Furman. Wait, you didnt see it? Awkward. Corey: more people can relate heartwarming and up to the hype better anyways. Lets rewind a week from that embarrassment you say is a comeback to the real contender for this weeks debate: the volleyball team rallying from two sets down to leader Arkansas. After dropping the its way to securing a solid lead in the West, and Florida was about to drop three games behind Tennessee with only three conference games herself as a threat at the middle-blocker position, and behind a record performance, led the Joe: Granted, the UF volleyball team dug in their heels for an impressive comeback, but the Gators football teams rally against the Paladins was not simply a walk through the It would have been easy to roll over and die of embarrassment. Hell, Nick Saban lost to unranked Louisiana-Monroe 21-14 at home 32 lead with bowl eligibility on the line, the Florida defense stepped up with two interceptions returned for touchdowns in the fourth Which Gators comeback was most impressive last season? Joe Morgantwitter: @joe_morgan Corey McCalltwitter: @mccall_corey SEE RALLY, PAGE 20 STAFF REPORT Although they havent competed for Florida yet, three incoming freshman have already started proving their worth to the 2012-13 track and Arman Hall and Robin Reynolds have spent the past week competing at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Track and Field Spain. Together, the future Gators earned three medals for Team USA, two of which came from relay events. Hall, the sprinter from in the 400 meters. He used a personal best of 45.39 to claim the silver and upset Aldrich Bailey, who has the fastest high school time in America. However, winning a medal in one event wasnt enough for Hall. He wrapped up his week in Spain by running the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter grab the gold and set a new junior-world-leading time of 3:03.99. the medal stand with a gold medal, Hall said. Its a great feeling being around all of these talented guys. It was a lot of fun. I wish I could do this again soon. It was a great experience to come overseas again. Great environment, great experience and great people I loved it. Sanders, the Gatorade Florida Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year ran the anchor leg to win in the 4x100-meter relay. The Lauderdale Lakes native help set a world-juniorReynolds was the last of ish competing at the World pionships. The sprinter competed in a runoff for the 4x400-meter relay team, running a time of 3:34.25. Like Hall and Sanders, Reynolds helped set a world-junior-leading time. Although Reynolds competed in she didnt nals because she was an alternate for the event. In addition to the three future Gators, sophomores Tayalso competed in Spain. overall in the triple jump American to make it to the year competing for Florida by with a mark of 1.79 meters. UF recruits shine at IAAF World Championships UF T rac k


14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator Staff T.J. Vogel watched one of his drives at the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Feb. 12. The STAFF REPORT Recent success on the green may help T.J. Vogel add a green jacket to his wardrobe. Vogel will likely receive an invitation to play at the 2013 Masters Tournament after winning the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship held at Soldier Hollow Golf Course in Midway, Utah on Saturday. Every APL champion has been invited since 1988. Vogel, a NCAA Division I Second Team All-American, defeated Kevin Aylwin 12 & 10. The senior Gators golfer is currently ranked 33rd in the Mens World Amateur Rankings. He is a great kid and player and has worked very hard to do what he has done, UF coach Buddy Alexander said. He will by going to the Masters Tournament. It is a good day for him and Gator golf. The championship began on July 9 with two rounds of stroke play, which cut the holes. Vogel earned the second seed and advanced to match play, where he defeated Paul Misko (1 up), Greg Condon (1 up), AnAlberto Sanchez (1 up) and 2011 runner-up Derek Ernst (4 & 3). Vogels performance in match play seVogel did not lose one hole to Aylwin. In bogeys. He nearly matched the record for 12 & 11, but he halved the 24th hole. In addition to likely receiving a bid to play at the Masters, Vogel also received a 10year exemption from qualifying for the U.S. Amateur Public Links, exemptions from qualifying for the next two U.S. Amateurs and exemptions from local qualifying for the next three U.S. Opens if he remains an amateur. eastern Conference selection and a PING All-Southeast Region Selection last season. Before transferring to Florida from USC, Vogel was named as a 2011 All Pac-10 honorable mention, earned 2010 NCAA West and was Pac-10 Co-Freshman of the Year in 2010. Vogel wins Amateur Public Links title, likely to play in 3 Masters Wide receiver Although Florida has three commits at the wide receiver position, the Gators need one of the three in Ahmad Fulwood, Marqui Hawkins and Rodney Adams to develop into a primary target. Adams called the and said he isnt afraid of running routes across the middle. HB Chris Rainey led the Gators last season in receptions. Although he and yards per catch, redshirt on the team in receptions last season with 16. Florida didnt have one receiver listed in the top 10 in the SEC in 2011. The Ga tors signed two receivers last year in Latroy Pittman and Raphael Andrades. With UF footballs Friday Night Lights camp 10 days away, here is a list of positions of need for the 2013 recruiting class. Rivals.com ranks Florida seventh nationally with its 18 commits. Offensive Line Will Muschamp called the Gators soft after in the Southeastern Conference with four yards per rush and Tunsil who lists Florida, Alabama and Georgia as his top three. Defensive End With a thin line, the Gators played Sharrif Floyd out of position at defensive end last season. A shoulder injury hampered hybrid linebacker Lerentee McCray in 2011. As a incoming freshmen arriving as defensive ends. Dade City product Hillsborough High School remains a target and lists Florida in his top 10. Sherit placed ninth in the SPARQ National Championship power, agility, reaction and quickness in a variety of exercises. Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List Top College Lineman or Linebacker: LB Jon Bostic DL Sharrif Floyd LB Jelani Jenkins Butkus Award Preseason Watch List Most Outstanding Linebacker: LB Jon Bostic LB Jelani Jenkins LB/DE Lerentee McCray Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List Top Defensive Player: DB Matt Elam DL Sharrif Floyd Bednarik Award Watch List Top Defensive Player: DL Sharrif Floyd Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Top Defensive Back: DB Matt Elam Outland Trophy Watch List Best interior lineman: DL Sharrif Floyd Groza Award Watch List Best Placekicker: PK Caleb Sturgis Rimington Trophy Watch List Most Outstanding Center: C Jonotthan Harrison John Mackey Award Watch List Best Tight End : Junior Jordan Reed Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team First Team: PK Caleb Sturgis Second Team: DL Sharrif Floyd, LB Jon Bostic, DB Matt Elam, RS Andre Debose Third Team: DL Dominique Easley, LB Jelani Jenkins, OL Xavier NixonUF Football: Preseason Awards Watch Lists Maegan Dennis / Alligator Staff UF Golf


ACTIVE IN EXPANSION, CREATION OF NEW FOUR-TEAM PLAYOFF FORMAT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive has penthouse anytime soon. the powerhouse SEC for at least a couple tenure. ham. missioner. We all know the SEC has won reins. the committee so that when certain comteams. couple that with what you see. nale. yet another win for the SEC. for the SEC is a likely return to the top of the markets as part of a wave of conference reALLIGATOR, AP PhotoSoutheastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive applauds at the SEC Tournament on May 27. Slive contributed to the development of college footballs new four-team playoff format. Slive to remain SEC commissioner at least a couple more years Aubrey Stolzenberg / Alligator StaffSoutheastern Conference Media DaysThree Things to Watch Three Questions 1. Only Football Questions, PleaseWith the recent hiring of John L. Smith, Arkansas looks to put the Bobby Petrino scandal in the past and focus on the upcoming season. However, be prepared to learn a lot about Smiths ethical standards and what the players took out of the whole situation. Coming off of an 11-2 season, and retaining quarterback Tyler Wilson, the Razorbacks show a lot of promise, but with a new head coach, a lot of questions too.2. The Big 13 and 14 look to get a taste of whats to come. After playing in a depleted Big-12 conference, the Aggies and Tigers face a tough road in a conference that owns the last six BCS National Championships. The 3. The Ol Ball CoachSouth Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is notorious for bringing up controversial topics. Last year it was paying athletes, and recently, he has shown opposition towards the rule that allows nonconference games to count towards division tiebreakers. What he will do this year, no one can say, but one things for sure, it will be much more entertaining than the written speeches given from every player and coach.Corey McCall, Alligator Staff Writer 1. Whats next for the SEC? college football will debut a four-team playoff starting in 2013. With negotiations for a new televi sion deal in the works, what Slive has planned for the conference next is anybodys guess. How the coaches and players will react to his latest changes should make for an interesting week.2. Does Florida have strong player leadership?Gators coach Will Muschamp will bring linebackers Jon Bostic,Buck Lerentee McCray and running than throwaway quotes, but the attitude of the trio will go a long way setting the tone for the UF moving forward. Florida has lacked strong leadership from its roster since the departure of players like Tim Tebow and the Pouncey brothers. It is time for these players to take up the mantle.3. Who is the cooler James Franklin Mizzou QB or Vandy coach? nearly 296 yards per game last season, coach Franklin brought some much-needed swag and a bowl bid to Vanderbilt. Both take the stage today, and one will emerge cooler. Ill give the advantage to Vandys head coach.Joe Morgan, Alligator Staff Writer


16, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 The Alligator AwardsBest Individual Performance ResultsShannon Gilroy, LacrosseSeven goals in 14-7 win against Northwestern in ALC Tournament title game May 5 4%Winner Jonathon Crawford, BaseballNo-hitter against Bethune-Cookman June 1 45%Chris Rainey, Football 233 all-purpose yards, blocked punt, touchdown against Tennessee on Sep. 17, 2011 15%Kytra Hunter, Gymnastics NCAA All-Around and Vault Titles April 21 32%Bailey Castro, Softball 2 HR in same inning, seven RBI against Ole Miss on April 8 4%Best Comeback Nominees Football Slow Start vs. FurmanScored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win Baseball 11th Straight Win Against Miami Soccer Recovery against AuburnAfter falling behind 2-1 on an own goal, the Gators scored two goals to defeat the Tigers in overtime, Oct. 7, 2011Volleyball Defeated Arkansas 3-2 blocks, Nov. 13, 2011Womens Tennis Final Four Rally vs. DukeAfter losing the doubles point, Alex Cercone rebounded May 21Hunter Castro 47 total votesRainey Crawford Gilroy Maegan Dennis and Aubrey Stolzenberg / Alligator Staff Saunders Cercone Mann Zunino Tymrak Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFormer Florida quarterback John Brantley lines up under center in a 54-32 win against Furman on Nov. 19, 2011. quarter. After banging the turnovermargin drum to no avail all season long, Muschamp could look at the box score and smile. The Gator Nation wiped its collective brow after the near-upset. The ghost of Ingle Martins wrongful ouster from the starting quarterback spot by former coach Ron Zook had been defeated. Corey: Sure Florida came from behind in dramatic fashion, but the fact of the matter remains, that game should have never been in question. As a 31.5-point favorite, the Gators embarrassed themselves by trailing in the second quarter. By halftime though, they had made their push and were sitting with a 27-22 lead. The true culprit of fans wiping their brows was the humidity, and if youve seen Ghost Hunters, then you should know ghosts are made up. Now lets rewind again, this time to 2008 that marks the last time the volleyball team has overcome a not done very often, and facing an opponent such as Arkansas makes it that much more impressive. With how much Will Muschamp smiles normally, I doubt he found anything gratifying in the Furman game. Mary Wise, however, had a lot to smile about after their performance. Mann had a career-high 19 kills and at 21.5 points for the match, the most for a Gator middle-blocker since moving to 25-point sets in 1999. Senior Kristy Jaeckel added 19 kills and 10 digs for her eighth double-double of the season, and senior Kelly Mur phy also had a double-double with 15 kills, 32 assists, seven digs and three blocks. Hell, even Im smiling. Joe: Ghosts are real! I know for a fact that Ghostbusters was a real-life documentary and not simply a popme up on this. The famed comedian would also support my claim that Floridas comeback against Furman avoided catastrophe in Gainesville. With all due respect to the Elite-Eight volleyball squad, the Gator Nation would not have fallen into an anar chic panic had the Gators failed to rally against the Razorbacks. However, a defeat at the hands of the Paladins and the ghost of Ingle Mar tin would have put the writing on the wall for Muschamp. A 5-7 inaugural campaign would have been much worse than the 7-6 record that disappointed many UF fans. When Saban lost to Lousiana-Monroe in 2007, he at least had a track record to stand on. Without the comeback against Furman, the Muschamp Era different place. Lets say, Barsoom. Corey: Sure Florida fans were fearing an upset after Furman put up 15 straight, but that was short lived. By halftime the Gators were up and never looked back, one could only look at the Paladins success in football team still having three quarters of play left the volleyball squad was in a do-or-die situation. Either win three straight sets or go home knowing you dont have a chance of winning the SEC East. Granted they did not get it anyway, but a lot of hope was riding on beating Arkansas. In the end, that game put Florida in a tie for second with Kentucky in the East, a better position heading into the NCAA Tournathe seeding enough to put Florida in the situation to make it to the Elite Eight. Then again maybe the seeding would have been the same regardless, and the outcome as well. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@ alligator.org and Corey McCall at cmccall@alligator.org. RALLY, from page 13