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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 3 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Taylor Travis has moved from attacker to defender for the Gators, who have two matches this weekend. See story, page 19.Gator Pop-Tarts to make their debut in local storesUF partnered with Kellogg Co. to create Gator-printed tarts, pg 5. Of Montreal to play free show on campusThe indie-rock band will perform on Sept. 25, pg 8. UF med student, veteran left braindamaged after accident in TenneseeHe wanted to be a doctor abroad, pg. 9. 89 /70 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 12 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 17Rachel Crosby / AlligatorSister, SisterSarah Weaver, a 19-year-old nursing sophomore, welcomes a new sister into the Delta Delta Delta sorority on Thursday evening following the Bid Day ceremony. The sorority recruited a new pledge class of 69 girls. AUDREYANNA LOGUERREAlligator Contributing WriterAs Brianna Ahik stood six people deep in line at the UF Computing Help Desk, the journalism junior grew more and more frustrated. I installed it, said Ahik, 23. I still cant f--king get on. She turned to her friend, Mike Maguire. Im getting frustrated, Ahik said. I have an online class. Do you have a Mac also? Maguire said. I think it may be a Mac problem. Ahik shook her head no. The Computing Help Desk at the Hub was swamped Thursday with students who were having trouble connecting to UFs new wireless network. The network was updated July 16 to help students Students not able to connect to new wireless network CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterMembers of a UF fraternity assisted an Ocala man who allegedly broke into the fraternity house mothers bedroom early Thursday morning. Police charged Solomon Jamel Taylor III, 23, of Ocala, with unarmed burglary of a dwelling, a felony and trespassing, a misdemeanor. At 2:13 a.m. Thursday, Patricia Arnold, 50, was sleeping when Taylor entered her bedroom through an unlocked balcony door at the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity house at 5 Fraternity Row, according to the UPD arrest report. Arnolds bedroom is attached to the house, and Taylor climbed on a fenced deck, which was 5 feet from the ground, to get onto the balcony, according to the report. When Taylor entered the room, Arnolds maltipoo, Milo, started barking and woke Arnold up. Arnold said she saw Taylor standing several feet away from her bed. I froze for a second, she said. It didnt seem real, so I screamed. According to the reroom. Arnold said she grabbed a robe and went upstairs to tell fraternity brothers what had happened. Several fraternity brothers went outside and patrolled around the house, Arnold Frat brothers assist in arrestSEE INTERNET, PAGE 4 SEE FRAT, PAGE 4 HE WON OVER STUDENTS PARTY SEN. CARLY WILSON. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterThe Student Senate voted Thursday for Unite Party Sen. Logan Harrison to take over as Senate president. Unite Party Sen. Cory Yeffet was elected into Harrisons previous position, Senate president pro tempore. Earlier this week, Harrison called an emergency Senate meeting after the resignation of former president Aundre Price. On Thursday, candidates were alquestions. In accordance with Senate procedures, there was no debate. Harrison ran against Students Party Sen. Carly Wilson. He won 41 to 12. Harrison said he ran for president to carry out the duties associated with being the Senate president pro tempore. Whenever the Senate president cannot Logan Harrison elected Student Senate PresidentSEE SENATE, PAGE 4Taylor CRIME Im getting frustrated. I have an online class.Brianna AhikUF junior


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 107 ISSUE 3 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 TODAYFORECAST SUNNY 89/70 THUNDER STORMS 89/72 PARTLY CLOUDY 85/74 THUNDER STORMS 84/75 THUNDER STORMS 86/75 TUESDAY MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY WHATS HAPPENINGUF Hillel Shabbat services and dinner Join UF Hillel on Friday at 7:30 p.m. for services and a free kosher dinner at 8:30 p.m. Questions or concerns? Please contact melissa@ufhillel.org. Hispanic Scholarship Fund hosts scavenger hunt The HSF Scholar Chapter at UF will be hosting a scavenger hunt on Saturday. Join them at the Reitz Union Colonnade at 2 p.m. to participate in activities that involve finding obscure landmarks around campus while meeting new people. There will be prizes for all. Talking Gators Toastmasters contest Talking Gators Toastmasters club meets Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. in room 1031 of the UF entomology building, 970 Natural Area Drive, east of the Philips Center for the Performing Arts and museums. The club is open to everyone interested in learning public speaking and leader ship skills. The club will host an open house, potluck and speech contests on Aug. 28. For more information, visit http://talkinggators.toastmastersclubs.org/. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. Free English classes offered by the Latina Womens League The Latina Womens League is offering free English classes to anyone in the community who would like to practice their conversational English in small groups lead by a facilitator. The classes begin Sept. 11 and run until Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Alachua County Public Library Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43rd St. Contact info@latinawomensleague.org or Ileana at 352-262-6601 for more infor mation. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Becks statement said Gunns plea included two counts of making child pornography, 15 counts of interstate extortion and seven counts of internet stalking. Gunn also was accused of working another scam in which he posed as the new kid in town on social media sites such as Facebook, and once he gained the girls trust he would solicit embarrassing information about them, according to Becks statement. Gunn would ask for explicit photographs and threaten to make available the embarrassing information if the girls refused, it said. Authorities allege that Gunns actions took place from 2009 until 2012. On March 20, 2012, FBI agents executed a federal search warrant on Gunns house. They said they seized a cellphone and a laptop computer containing images and videos of child pornography. Becks statement said Gunn had obtained explicit photos of young girls in numerous states, including Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is continuing to work to identify any additional victims in other states including Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan and California. Based on his guilty plea, Gunn faces no less than 25 years and as much as 35 years in federal prison, Becks statement said. It added that he could be ordered to spend the rest of his life on supervised release. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Happening in the subject line to skinonen@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.NATIONALAla. man pleads guilty to producing child pornMONTGOMERY, Ala. An Alabama man who was accused of posing online as pop star Justin Bieber while urging young girls to send him explicit photos of themselves pleaded guilty Thursday to producing child pornography, authorities announced. Christopher Patrick Gunn, 31, of Montgomery, promised young girls free tickets and backstage passes to a Bieber concert if they would agree to send him inappropriate photos or webcam transmission of themselves, authorities said. A statement released Thursday by U.S. Attorney George L. Beck in Montgomery said Gunn used chat rooms and other social media outlets to threaten hundreds of girls ages 9 to 16 throughout the United States and abroad over a period of more than two years as part of a far-ranging online sextortion scheme that included posing as Bieber and other ruses. These child predators irreparably damage the children they victimize, Beck said in the news release. The scope of this defendants exploitation of children is staggering; he not only preyed upon children in our community, but in communities across the United States.




Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator.org. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. ALLIGATOR FRAT, from page 1Taylor had an active trespassing warning against himMac users experienced more trouble than PCs INTERNET, from page 1 SENATE, from page 1 One of the things this incident illustrates is working together as a campus community, we were able to successfully make an apprehension and arrest.Major Brad BarberUPD spokesman I think it will be an easier transition.Logan HarrisonStudent Senate presidentAlex Catalano / Alligator StaffNewly elected Student Senate President Logan Harrison waits for the Marisa R oss / Alligator


FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 CAMPUS KATHRYN VARNAlligator Contributing WriterWhether its by attending election awareness campaigns or by registering to vote, UF students can become engaged in the upcoming presidential election. The Politic365 College Convention Bus Tour, an 11-college and university tour in conjunction with the Republican and Democratic national conventions, will hold a rally from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom. Students will voice their opinions on topics such as jobs, health care and immigration, according to a UF news release. Students will also have access to a Politic365 speaker panel and representatives from politically engaged organizations like the College Republicans and College Democrats. On Aug. 31, Bring it to the Table, a community engagement campaign, will be on Turlington Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program, sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, will allow students to share their political beliefs in an effort to encourage tolerance and discussion, according to a UF news release. The tour is attending the Republican National Convention and will stop in Gainesville on its way to the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina, said Shelby Taylor, digital and communications director at the Graham Center. If students have not yet registered to vote, they can do so through TurboVote, Taylor said. Students can also change their registration county to Alachua County or request an absentee ballot from their county of permanent residence. Andrew Arons, a 19-year-old telecommunication sophomore, requested an absentee ballot from his hometown of Boca Raton using the TurboVote link on the Integrated Student Infor mation System. About 1,500 students have either completed an absentee ballot request or registered since the program launched this summer, Taylor said. With students back on campus, she said, well really start to see a huge increase in those numbers. Students can register using Turbovote by visCampus tour encourages voter awareness, involvement JULIA GLUMAlligator Staff Writer logg Co. has partnered with to launch limited-edition Pop-Tarts. ESPN reporter Darren Rovell broke the breakfastpastry news on Twitter on Monday. University of Florida Florida Gators Strawberry Pop-Tarts will be on local shelves early next month, according to Dick Podiak, Pop-Tarts marketing director. The Gators Pop-Tarts have white icing with the iconic Gators logo printed onto them. Theyre priced the same as other Pop-Tart varieties. They can also be purchased at PopTartsWorld.com, according to Podiak. Printed Fun Pop-Tarts will also be available in Tar Heel Berry, University of Georgia Bulldog Berry, University of Michigan Go Blue Strawberry and Ar kansas Razorbacks Razorback Red. If I was to eat a Pop-Tart, I would try it, just because its Gators, said 21year-old electrical engineering senior Brittany Finch. Some UF students werent so sure. Its cute, but I wont eat them, said material science junior Brandy Mobley, 22. She said shed prefer the Pop-Tarts strawberry ones have too much crust. Finch agreed and suggested a way to get students all over campus eating the toaster treats. They should give free samples, she said. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@alligator. org.Gator Pop-Tarts to make their debut in local stores Its cute, but I wont eat them.Brandy Mobleymaterial science junior


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator EditorialFRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 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.Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Justin Hayes OPINIONS EDITOR Todays question: Did you have problems with the UF wireless network this week? Thursdays question: Do you have all of your textbooks yet? 67% YES 33% NO30 TOTAL VOTESWhile on break, students tend to block out the world in favor of more malaise and relaxing realities. Fortunately for nearly all Americans, the fear of an artillery strike on a hospital, mechanized assaults on suburban neighborhoods and the loss of an entire generation in a family is a distant and abstract notion. However, this does not and should not abdicate the American publics conscience from the atrocities taking place in Syria. The millennial generation those who range in age from 16 to 25 is by far the most electronically connected in terms of global communication. Now is the time for us to put this vehicle into action. Last semester, I wrote a column imploring students to take action so we can keep Syria off of a macabre list that includes the likes of Rwanda, Sarajevo, Srebrenica and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With a death toll in excess of 20,000 and evidence suggesting the brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad has committed atrocities amounting to war crimes, the window for the possibility of avoiding mass atrocity crimes has now passed. What remains is the opportunity for swift cessation and resolution. But the current geopolitical climate would suggest that this secondary follow-up objective may fall out of reach as well. Here is where we must take a stand. foremost humanitarian. In contrast with how the U.S. cation for an intervention could be mounted solely on humanitarian grounds, without needing a weapons-ofmass-destruction goose chase. Thanks to the proliferation of online tools such as lence and depravity in Syria are easily accessible. Those who claim a non-interventionist policy can no longer stand by the sidelines. The U.S. and other allies have already intervened. Now there is only a question of to what extent we will continue to intervene. Non-lethal aid, medical supplies and diplomatic measures are all forms of external intervention into the Syrian crisis. seems to you to be a radical socialist, and no matter face anything like indiscriminate air strikes on civilian targets. To those who say the risk of your grandchild having to pay an extra 5 percent in taxes in 50 years to pay off a national debt means we must not help people half a world away who are truly suffering, remember this: At the very least you can still talk that way about your progenies future. Hundreds of families in Syria do not have that ability because of the loss of an entire generation. Ive said it before: If we remain comatose and act complacent, we will become morally culpable. We still have time to right the course of history. This reinvigorated call for action is not a call for war or invasion, but rather to help the Syrians suffering at the hands of their own brutal government. You should be outraged and angry at such senseless slaughter and the subsequent lack of committed action. By understanding the daily hell Syrian children are exfor continued intervention. Your calls should become stronger and more passionate the more you learn of their suffering. And if our peaceful intervention tactics fail, and the need for direct military intervention becomes a potential reality, the mere fact that steps were taken to under stand the issue before the onset of war will make for a more honest and intelligent discussion. Nolan Kraszkiewicz is a columnist for the Oklahoma Daily at the University of Oklahoma.UWireColumnist calls millenial generation to actionWelcome (back) to Gainesville, folks! Sorry for all of the global warming during the summer, but were sure well have a milder fall. Even though the weather will be nice, do yourselves a favor, and dont expect much from the football season. Expect a light chance of touchdowns and a So now its time for the sorry-for-the-abrupt-transitionbut-we-dont-want-to-rush edition of...Darts & LaurelsFirst off, wed like to send a possible thank you to our good buddy Isaac for threatening the Republican National Convention in Tampa next week ... Tropical Storm Isaac, that is. Thats why were giving a good the-RNC-needed-ashake-up LAUREL to Tropical Storm Isaac. Fingers crossed that hes not late to the Grand Ole Par ty! Also, were throwing a leave-our-puppets-alone DART at the RNC. Andrea Davis, the spokeswoman for the Tampa Police Department, said that protesters arent allowed to bring puppets, because their heads have been used to hide weapons and other matter, fecal matter. Although you wont see them in the crowds outside, you can still see plenty of puppets who are full of s--t on stage. We give a Why-Canada!-we-hate-your-punk-rockbands DART to Canada for allowing Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger to get engaged. Come on, guys. We trusted the Great White North, and this is what they did to us. That being said, we cant wait to hear This Photograph Is Complic8ted on the radio. In other celebrity news, we want to give a you-kept-ittogether-for-so-long LAUREL to Prince Harry. He was recently spotted partying in Las Vegas, um, naked with other naked people. But give the guy a break! Its gotta be tough to be the more attractive (yet still not married) royal. Plus, maybe he just wanted to show off the royal jewels... If youre planning a trip to Scandinavia soon, bring extra underwear. This warning was brought to you by the recipient of our we-dont-blame-you-for-probably-poopingyour-pants LAUREL to a driver in Norway who crashed into a bear after swerving to avoid hitting a moose in the road. Dudes and moose and bears oh, s--t! South African authorities are giving some of their elephants birth control to help maintain the population. This means that elephants in South Africa have more reproductive freedom than women in Missouri. Thats why we give a why-dont-you-go-on-a-legitiDART to Todd Akin. Have a dry and safe weekend, and be sure to check back next week!Nolan KraszkiewiczUWire




8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 THEY WILL BE PAID $12,500. DANA BURKEAlligator Staff WriterReitz Union Board Entertainment announced Wednesday it will bring Of Montreal, an indie rock band with psychedelOf Montreal was selected by RUB Entertainment to per form because compared to other national acts the group had in mind, it worked out best time-wise and budget-wise, said Of Montreal is very edgy with costumes and lights dur out in a Native American headdress and glow sticks with his Contact Dana Burke at dburke@alligator.org.Of Montreal to play free show on campusWEATHER JULIA GLUMAlligator Staff WriterTropical Storm Isaac could impact UF students this weekend but Rico as it moved west-northwestward, according to the National path leads it across Hispaniola and Cuba before swinging into the Gulf David Keellings, a UF geology doctoral student who teaches ing westward, directing it more toward Tampa and the Republican National Convention but farther Still, UF administration is keeping an eye on Isaac, said university A UF alert went out Thursday afternoon encouraging students, faculty and staff traveling this weekend The last time campus closed for severe weather was in 2008 for Tropical Storm Fay, Orlando said, but UF If we have hurricane-force Contact Julia Glum at jglum@ alligator.org.Tropical Storm Isaac could threaten students traveling to South Florida 11 PM Thur 8PM Sat Tropical Storm Isaac as of 11PM August 23Max Wind: 45 MPH Movement: WNW at 18 MPH Location: 16.7 N 68.7 WD <39 mph S 39-73 mph H 74-110 mph M >110 mph Day 1-3 Day 4-5 Cuba Bahamas Puerto Rico H S S S S S H Shawn Janetzke / Alligator Staff Bahamas H S H 8 PM Mon 8PM Fri 8 PM Sun Haiti Haiti Haiti Dominican Dominican Dominican Republic Republic Republic Republic Republic Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico 8 PM Tue Of Montreal is very edgy with costumes and lights during their performances. Its more of a theatrical show than just guitars and drums. Jessica Watsoncodirector of the RUB bands committee


MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterA few days before the biggest UF medical school test of the year, Ray Brown sped 550 miles to Tennessee to clear his mind. That was typical Ray, his 32year-old brother Tom Brown said. He was never quite sure where Ray would go next Haiti to look after people, Iraq to tend to Army vehicles, UF to train to be a doctor but Tom always knew Ray would come home again safely. Ray, 31, was headed back to Florida on June 21, but something went wrong. His car crashed, the metal twisting, the glass breaking. He was rushed by helicopter to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. There, family watched him open his eyes. They saw the blank stare the expression of the brain-damaged. There was a far-off look in his eyes, like he was trying to wake up from a dream. covers, his family is facing its own nightmares: dwindling savings, insurance. But theyre far from giving up. Wednesday. He stood up for the cident. He can squeeze a ball and hold his mothers hand. His once Superman-like muscles have atrophied, making him look like a mortal again. His curly brown hair and beard are growing in, his facial hair trimmed as othHes getting better, but the progress is slow going. After being released from Er langer Medical Center Monday, Ray was taken to St. Augustine to stay with his mom. She always had a little room set up for Ray, just in case he decided to visit. But this time, instead of watching her boys wrestle in the kitchen, shes watching as various ther apists help her youngest boy take baby step after baby step toward recovery. As Rays silver car cruised down a Tennessee highway, glinting in the late afternoon sun, the Brown familys nightmare began. He was driving back from Nashville, Tenn., on Interstate 24. It was about 4 p.m., and he wasnt far into his trek. His car drifted out of his lane, He overcorrected, slamming the right side of the car into a passing semi truck. Nearby witnesses one who ran to help him. While the man tended to Ray, a woman found his phone and called Tom and his mother. All we knew was he was beTom said. You can only imagine the scenarios you run through in your head when you have a loved They drove all day and through the night to be by his side. Until this week, Rays family didnt know if theyd be able to get him into a rehabilitation program. He couldnt stay in the hospital, because he was well enough to be discharged, but his family said he needs intense therapy, both mentally and physically, if hes going to improve. Hell get medical care provided by Veterans Affairs at his moms house until a rehab program agrees to take him. For a while, programs wouldnt take him, because he couldnt respond to commands. With his recent progress of talking sporadically, his family is looking into getting him into Tampas James A. Haley Veter ans Hospital. If everything goes as planned, Ray could be set to go to the VA in two weeks. A big hurdle is the money. Ray doesnt have insurance, and hes all but drained his Medicaid. At home, little things like Rays Ensure shakes add up at about $2 a pop. But long-term care is a whole other matter. For now, VA-contracted therapists visit Ray regularly, but his family isnt sure how long they can expect that to last. Were still in the dark in terms of what hell need and what hell Before his accident, Ray was on his way to UF to take Step 1, a comprehensive science skills test. It is universally known within the UF medical school as the most important and stressful exam to happen all year, said UF medical student Amy Driebe, 24. If you dont pass, you dont advance to the third year of medical school. And how well you do can specialize in. But friends say Ray wasnt stressing about the exam. The last time 26-year-old UF medical student Benjamin Srivastava saw Ray, he was in Library West, calm amid the chaos of cramming students. I feel now, studying for this test, Im reaching my maximum Driebe said she ran into Ray earlier in the year at Target. While she and most of her medical school friends were bundles of stress, Ray looked relaxed and collected. He was just so calm, and like, For those who knew Rays penchant for meditation and calm manner, his answer came as no surprise. Nothing could faze Ray. She said many of her classmates are in shock after learning about his accident and brain damage. Ray was one of the best peoing. He just had so much in his life. He was just going in such an amazing direction. It just couldnt have happened to a nicer per Rays demeanor wasnt given to him. It was earned. After high school, he realized he needed to make a change in his life, so he followed in his brothers footsteps and joined the Army, becoming a diesel mechanic and serving in Iraq, his brother said. Ray kept the details to himself only mentioning fragments of stories of how the ground shook during mortar raids but somewhere in the smoke and sand, he had his awakening. Tom said Ray came home mature, focused and ready to plan for the future. He focused on his health by exercising more, meditating and keeping a close watch on what he ate, sometimes testing out peculiar diets. His friends would post new concoctions on his Facebook wall, like sugarless cakes. Soon, he graduated from the University of South Florida and was headed to UFs medical school with dreams of pursuing Doctors Without Borders. His friends said he was motivated, yet kept his sense of humor. He had an unparalleled ability to dedicate himself to his work while keeping a calm presence. Since the accident, Rays class has banded together to get the word out about Rays condition to see if theres anything that can be done to get him medical help or donations. Srivastava said. They thought hed be a great doctor one day. When medical students start their studies, they expect to be healing strangers. They dont expect for one of their own to show up in their emergency room or to be on their charts. They belong in lab coats, not paper gowns. I think theres this idea that when you go into medical school Driebe said. We have a hard time Contact Meredith Rutland at mrutland@alligator.org. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9Courtesy to the AlligatorRay Brown, a UF medical student, is an Army veteran who planned to become a doctor to help others abroad. Courtesy to the AlligatorRay Brown, 31, is slowly recovering from brain damage after he crashed his car on June 21 when return ing to Florida for a medical school exam. UF med student, veteran left brain-damaged after accident


10, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 THE ASSOCIATED PRESSHOBBS, N.M. Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney promised on Thursday to aggressively expand off-shore oil drilling along Vir ginia, North Carolina and the Gulf of Mexico, changing the subject from social issues like abortion and Medicare that have dominated the debate in the days before the critical Republican National Convention. Speaking to voters in the heart of New Mexicos oil and gas industry, Romney declared that his energy plans which include drilling for oil in a federal Alaskan wildlife reserve would create 3 million jobs and more than $1 trillion in new revenue. And he predicted complete North American energy independence by 2020, a neverrealized goal claimed by presidential candidates for decades. That means we produce all the energy we use in North America, Romney said, emphasizing an expansion of oil and gas over wind and solar production. This is not some pie-in-thesky kind of thing. This is a real achievable objective. President Barack Obama did not face voters on Thursday. Instead, he deployed a popular former president, Bill Clinton, to help convince a divided electorate that he simply needs economy. Clinton is expected to speak at the Democratic National Convention next month and play a prominent Day. The cornerstone of Romneys plan is opening up more areas for offshore oil drilling, including mid-Atlantic swing states like North Carolina and Virginia, where it is currently banned. He also wants to give states the power to establish all forms of energy producin current policy that could face strong opposition in Congress. in Alaskas Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of a broad plan to gener ate millions of additional barrels of oil each day. A Romney camdownplayed the comment. The plan would revive a longtime Republican goal to allow drilling for oil in the wildlife refuge. Congress has blocked drilling there for more than a quartercentury. Romney also plans to approve the Keystone XL pipeline that has worried environmentalists and would run from he is calling for the end of a production tax credit for wind power that is set to expire at the end of the year.Romney promises energy independence by 2020Rachel Crosby / AlligatorI Want to Ride My BicycleMarea Frazel, an 18-year-old mechanical aerospace engineering sophomore, cleans and rebuilds the bottom bracket of her bicycle Thursday at UFs Free Bike Repair shop. Romney




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Includes Internet, cable TV, washer/dryer. New paint and laminate flooring. Furnished or unfurnished. $300/mo. $100 security. Call Jessica (352) 239 2422. 8-24-12-6-1 Walk to UF, restaurants, churches, groceries & Bank. $350/room, Semester lease $425/room. 850-345-8510 8-24-12-5-1 PROFESSIONAL/GRAD STUDENTS SW area. All amenities. BR & BA next to kitchen & laundry. Private entrance. Quiet & secure. $390/mo. Leave message 352-3338300 8-24-12-5-1 Close to UF/Shands/VA/Downtown On bus route to UF. 3BR/3BA townhouse, furnished. 1448 SW 25th Place at Bivens Forest Condos. $900/mo. Available now. 352-3272931 or 376-6183 8-24-12-5-1 EFFICIENCY APT Private entrance, A/C, 1BR/1BA, galley kitchen, DirecTV, covered patio. 8x10 steel storage shed. Utils incl. $495/mo. 1st, last + $100 sec. dep. Call 352372-6466 day or night. 8-28-12-5-1 WALK TO CLASS 4BR/1.5BA townhouse just steps from campus. $350/Room. Includes utilities, internet, cable TV, washer/dryer, fully furnished w/ 42" plasma TV. Call Andy at (352)317-7029. 8-24-12-2-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today!QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN1br $375. 2br $425 372-1201, 213-3901 12-5-12-71-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dry er included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 lv message 1215-12-71-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-12-12-171-2 Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! Ask About our Preferred Employer Discounts and SPECIALS! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 12-5-71-2 Now leasing 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th Street. $425 to $545. Call 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 12-512-71-2 AVAILABLE NOW WALK TO UF 1BRs $425-$495 2BRs $495--$580 House 4BR/2BA $1250 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-5-12-71-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $475. Many floor plans, some w/ enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, BRs carpeted. DW, W/D hk-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus rte, some walk to UF. Sec 8 accepted 352-332-7700 12-5-12-71-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $450 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! A true 1/1 close but far enough away from the ruckus of the student ghetto. No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 12-5-12-71-21 & 2BR duplexes, blocks to UF.Rent directly from owner, no intermediary. Pets OK, dalyproperties.com or 352-3593341/359-5584 9-7-12-37-2 Trend's Student Rentals of the Month! 3/3 Brand New-3 Bus Routes$1200! 2/1.5 Remodeled Casablanca Twnhse$1150! 4/4 All-Inclusive-10 min to UF$1200! Text "Trend" to 313131 Trend4Rent.com 8-31-12-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700. Please call Ketty 305332-6566. yttek@hotmail.com 9-5-12-51-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1, 2, & 3 bdrm. floor plans starting @ $635. FREE Hi-Speed Internet, Washer/Dryer, Fitness Center, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool etc. M-F 9-6 Sat 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com text (Lakewood) 65586 8-29-12-31-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $399. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Stat. 10-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass) 65586 8-29-12-31-2 UPPER WESTSIDE/ NANTUCKET WALK1 & 2 bdrm Luxury Apts. Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & stadium, For info. call 352-872-4644 www.upperwestsideuf.com text: upperwestside@65374 8-29-12-31-2Now 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. Apt for rent near Shands 3300 SW 23rd St. Apt 2. 1BR/1BA w/ lrg screened-in porch, W/D hook-ups. Monthly rent $525. Sec dep $700. Pets ok. Please call 352-371-3473 leave message 8-31-12-35-2 2 BR, 1 BA. $600-$650. near campus & downtown,quiet, greenspace, trees,great view, near campus & downtown, spacious, spotless, WD Hookups, CHA, Ceiling fans, cats ok. 1824 NW 10th Street.(352)284 3873;(352)376 0080.postj@bellsouth.net 8-24-11-28-2 Apt for rent near Shands. 3300 SW 23rd St. Apt #1. 2BR w/ study, 1BA. Large screenedin porch. W/D hook-ups. $675/mo, $850 sec dep. Pets ok. Please call 352-371-3473 leave message. 8-31-12-35-2 THE POLOSCheck out our UPGRADES!! Ask About our Preferred Employer Discounts and SPECIALS! Call for Details! 352-335-7656 12-5-71-2 1BR/1.5BA LOFT APT Fully remodeled. Sparrow condo. Minimum 1 year lease. Adult or grad student. No pets. $600/mo + 2 mos sec dep in advance. Available immediately 352-339-4600 9-1212-32-2 Nicks Place Apt, 2BED/2BATH $750 for entire Apt WASHER/DRYER, dishwasher, high ceilings, Sleep late only 5 blocks to Campus, Great Parking, 1st or 2nd floor units. Call Mitchell Realty 352-374-8579 8-31-12-25-2 $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 8-31-12-20-2 Avail. Aug, 1. 4BR/3BA House 1 mile to UF, bus to Santa Fe. $1600/mo, pool avail: requires x-tra services. 2816 W. Univ. Also Avail NOW, furnished 3/3 Bivens Forest condo $900/mo. 352-327-2931 or 376-6183. 8-24-12-18-2 2BRM/2BTH. 501 SW 69th Street Gainesville FL 32641. New paint/carpet. Central Air/ Heat. WD hookup. Call 352-367-1956 or stevemalu@yahoo.com. Deposit $500 Rent $550/month. 9-10-25-2 1 For Rent: Furnished 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 3 Sublease 4 Roommates 5 Real Estate 6 Furnishings 7 Computers 8 Electronics 9 Bicycles 10 For Sale 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 12 Autos 13 Wanted 14 Help Wanted 15 Services 16 Health Services 17 Typing Services 18 Personals 19 Connections 20 Event Notices 21 Entertainment 22 Tickets 23 Rides 24 Pets 25 Lost & FoundAll real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination. We will newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.In Person:Cash, Check, MC, or Visa 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am 4pmBy E-mail :By Fax: (352) 376-3015 By Mail:Call 352-373-FIND for information. Sorry, no cash by mail. MasterCard, Visa or checks only.By Phone: (352) 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pmWhen Will Your Ad Run?Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publica tion days later. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. Alligator errors: corrections before noon. 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ALLIGATOR 5 Bed/2 Bath home $2,000/mo. 1016 SW 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. 1 block from UF, behind Norman Hall. Parking, high-speed internet, W/D. e-mail or call for serious interest: rungaro@ufl.edu (352)375-5975 8-3112-17-2 2BR/1BA trailer on 25 acres.Horse, dog pens. 27802 SW 120th Lane, Newberry. $475/mo. 352-221-3532 8-2412-10-2 Condo for Rent $724 (2BR/1.5BA) Stainless appliances & spacious bedrooms in quiet, pet-friendly neighborhood behind Museum Walk. Call Tiffany at 561.573.5156 8-24-12-7-2. Spacious 3BR/2BA/2CG home in Blues Creek. Huge MBR/BA w/ walk-in closet, cent H/AC, internet hookup, all appls, W/D, pool, tennis. 4848 NW 79th Rd.$1190/mo. 352222-0211 8-30-12-10-2 FREE AUGUST RENT!! 3/3 in The Laurels available immedetely until 7/30/13. Free cox cable/HBO & washer/dryer in unit. Pet friendly. $1069/ mo w/ $1000 security deposit. Call Christy/John @ 757-777-2996 8-24-12-6-2 Beautiful 2 bd / 1.5 ba, wood floors, recently instlld crpt upstairs, new W/D, screened porch, nice sized bdrms;new water heater; sat/dish ready; public trans, close to Oaks Mall, and 4 mi to UF; a steal at $670/mo.! MUST SEE -by appt. (407)739-0537 8-24-12-5-2 BIKE/BUS TO CLASS,WALK TO SHANDS. Campus Edge Condominium is ON CAMPUS! It fronts Archer Road & backs up to Hull Road!Beautiful newer laminate flooring.Enjoy convenient living with a pool & fitness center right next to UF. This top story, end unit is quiet, comfortable, has its own private washer/dryer, walk-in closet. NON SMOKERS. Owner agent 352-262-2871.Lease $725/m. 8-31-12-9-2 $500,private apt, greenspace; ceiling fans; patio with locking gate; near UF; prefer quiet,mature; 1824 NW 9th st; 352 284 3873;352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net 10-2-12-30-2 $650, 2 br, apt,pool, laundry, walk to UF,Shands,Vet School; ceiling fans;carpet & tile, some utils; prefer quiet mature; 352 376 080.352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net 10-2-12-30-2 HISTORIC APTS Downtown Pleasant St Historic District. 1-3BRs. Ceiling fans, porches, wd flrs, some w/ W/D. ALSO we have 2 & 3BR homes. Cats ok, no dogs. 1st, last, sec. aprleve@aol.com Call/text 352-538-1550 9-19-12-20-2 LARGE 2-STORY, 2BR/2.5BA APT IN MILLRUN. Community pool, close to campus, on bus route. $750/mo. Available immediately. Call Mark 561-212-1517 8-2412-3-2 ALL INCLUSIVE4BR/2BA Close to UF/Sante Fe New flooring*All new paint* 1/2 acre with deck and creek*2 car garage $450/room*Ask about 4 bedroom discount Call/text Eric 352.682.7424 or email ericmanin@yahoo.com 8-29-12-5-2 2Bed/2Bath 2 Miles to UF. Easy commute to Santa Fe College. Quiet,Top Floor, End Unit, Elevator bldg. High Ceilings,Screened Porch.Pets considered. $975.Email Donna Bostwick. dsbostwick@yahoo.com 8-305-22BR/1BA APARTMENT 7210 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 9-7-1210-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Sublease At Gainesville's Most Sought After Complex GAINESVILLE PLACE. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA, $469/mo, fully furn, on bus rte, 24 hr fitness, volleyball, 2 pools, Immediate availability. Call today 352-275-7825 8-2412-5-3 1ST 2 MONTHS RENT FREE! Sublease at GAINESVILLE PLACE. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA, $459/mo, fully furn, on bus rte, 24 hr fitness, volleyball, 2 pools, Move In Aug 18. 863-326-8231 Males only please 8-3112-7-3 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 $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 UNIVERSITY COMMONS-across UF on Archer. Female roomate needed $350 plus 1/4 util. upper unit with vaulted ceiling. Contact Patti 239-370-9130 8-31-12-18-4 Private Bedroom w/Bath in 2/2.5 Condo. Share with existing roommate and cat. $450/ mo plus 1/2 Utilities. Near UF/bus route/incl DSL. Harry 352-284-3961 or Jason 8704439. 8-24-12-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 12-5-71-5 HOUSE FOR SALE/ FOR RENT 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 8-31-12-11-5 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. 12-5-12-71-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-5-12-71-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-5-12-71-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 12-5-7-6 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 12-5-7-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 12-5-7-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 ___________________________________. DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 12-5-7-6 **BEDS ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 12-5-7-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 12-5-7-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-12-71-6 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 8-2710-6 BED SET TWIN $49 FULL $69 QUEEN $89 KING $99 COME TO OUR STORE4390 SW 20TH AVE OR CALL US AT 352-376-0953. CALLAMATTRESSINC.COM 8-27-10-6 BED SET CLOSEOUTS IN PLASTIC TWIN $89 FULL $129 QUEEN $149 KING $199 COME TO OUR STORE 4390 SW 20TH AVE, 352-376-0953 CALLAMATTRESSINC.COM 8-27-10-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus Equipment Auctionsare underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 125-12-71-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-5-71-10 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 12-5-12-71-10MUSIC STORE Studio PercussionBUY SELL TRADE LESSONS NEW USED Founded by UF Florida Alumni! Go Gators! facebook.com/StudioPercussionSpDrumShop 2512 NE 1st Blvd We are closest to UF! 10-4-30-10 WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. BEST TIRE PRICES IN TOWN. 352-377-6974 12-571-11 12-5-12-71-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 12-5-12-71-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 12-5-12-71-11 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 12-5-12-71-11


14, ALLIGATOR Road Rat Motors-Gvilles #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters & will come to YOU! Daily pickups available. Lowest labor rates & quickest turnaround time around. Run by Gator Grads! 352-376-6275 RoadRatMotors.com 125-12-71-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-5-12-71-11 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 125-71-112011 50cc scooter Low Low Mileage $1200.00352-658-1505 9-6-12-10-11 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 12-5-71-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 12-5-71-12 I BUY CARS TRUCKS Call Anytime Licensed 352-339-5158 8-31-12-32-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!! VEHICLES STARTING AT $1000 PRICES NEGOTIABLE!!! 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 97 HONDA CIVIC $5999 99 HONDA ACCORD $5999 98 ACURA RL $6999 02 HONDA ACCORD $6999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 01 TOYOTA CAMRY $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 00 HONDA ODYSSEY $7999 02 VOLVO STYPE $8999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 95 CHEVY CAMERO $2500 98 TOYOTA 4RUNNER $4999 00 ISUZU RODEO $5999 02 NISSAN XTERRA $8999 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 99 HONDA ACCORD $6999 02 TOYOTA COROLLA $6999 03 NISSAN SENTRA $6999 02 TOYOTA CAMRY $7999 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 03 HONDA CIVIC $8999 04 TOYOTA COROLLA $8999 03 NISSAN ALTIMA $8999 04 TOYOTA CAMRY $10,999 352-375-9090 12-5-71-12 NICE!1993 VOLVO 240, cold A/C, AT, CD player, white with blue interior. LOOKS GREAT RUNS GREAT! $1995 call or text (352) 870-7501 8-29-5-12 Honda Prelude '96 185k well-maintained but sunburned, nice int'r, many new parts, alloys, 6 tires, sunroof, bra, Clarion cd, cool a/c, 28mpg. $2k firm. Cash sale only but will wnty 30days. 872-9256 sw gvl 8-24-2-12 Sell Your Classic, Get top dollar for your classic car at the Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival Auction in downtown Lakeland Oct. 20th. (800)257-4161 Lic: AU305 AB158 8-24-1-12 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 $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-5-71-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-71-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House 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 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 8-24-12-71-13 RESEARCH STUDY: Have you had a positive skin test for TB tuberculosis) and have NOT received BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin)? This is a study comparing two forms of skin testing preparations in PPD-positive persons, 18-60 years of age. If you think you are eligible to take part in this study, please contact Linda at 352-2739376. 9-21-12-21-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. What's black and white and read all over?? 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FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG The addition of Taylor Brauneis has resulted in Florida volleyballs shift from a 6-2 scheme to a 5-1. See story, page 20. Visit alligatorSports OnlineBe sure to check out alligatorSports.org over the weekend for updates on the Gators soccer and volleyball matches. Walker to Announce on National T.V.Four-star defensive end Demarcus Walker will choose between Alabama and Florida at 5 p.m. on an ESPNU RecruitingNation telecast. Walker visited UF for Friday Night Lights on July 27, but did not participate. FRESHMAN LOOKING LIKE A CONTRIBUTOR AT BUCK. GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer Dante Fowler Jr. has only been with the Gators since July 2, but he has a chance to be a key pass rusher and a regular contributor at the Buck linebacker position. He certainly looks like he belongs, defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said. Hes physically strong, and when hes out there practicing, you certainly say, This guy is ready to help and be a part of our defense, for sure. Given Floridas struggles rushing the passer and Ronald Powells ACL 28 recruit in the nation last year, Signing Day. options at the Buck, likely behind only Lerentee McCray. Although Quinn said last week pushed through and took each day on this thing today and lets go out and was ready to go. defense, Jon Halapio said Fowler The one standout [is] Dante Fowler, said Halapio, who has was in eighth grade. He was deterby Fowlers power and lower-body strength. Halapio was wowed by Honestly, I didnt think he was ing now, Halapio said. Its really good to see that hes been working Jacobs Improving: After struggling with his conditioning upon arriving ing to Quinn. weight down to 284 pounds, but hes added quickness and pass-rush ability at defensive tackle. His conditioning level is a lot betQuinn said. Hes lighter. When he conditioning wasnt as good. Jacobs was signed out of East depth on the interior line. After a slow start, Jacobs appears You can see his quickness really adds another inside rusher for us, so Jacobs power. crazy strength. Injury Updates: Ronald Powell has David Carr / Alligator Staff Dante Fowler Jr. talks to coach Will Muschamp during open practice Fowler getting rave reviews in practice T They like playing alongside one another, and they are close friends who like hanging out together. Prior to last season, the offensive line spoke glowingly of the unity and cohesiveness that had developed throughout fall practice. Were with each other 24/7, talking to each other 24/7, us. sacks allowed in conference play. The group also struggled to both run and pass block throughout the season, and the use their speed to get to the edge, fensive front that can create holes for current starting running back Mike runner. Regardless of whether the line can and coaches are saying all the right things again. ally have to work with each other, and we are tightly bonded, Harrison said. We were working on our O-line unity that trust factor, Halapio said. days open practice that included few contact drills. First-year offensive coordinator Brent Pease installed a new offense in the offseason that required the line to learn sive line coach has on his unit, the fact that they have had to UF offensive line needs less talking, more blocking JURNY DUTY UF Fo otball Josh Jurnovoytwitter: @joshjurnovoy SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 18 SEE JOSH, PAGE 18


continued to impress in his recovery from a torn starter at Buck linebacker will be back at some point this season. this, Quinn said. The guy has been very aggressive and diligent and on it, so I am expecting to have him back at some point. workload in fall camp to ease him back into game action after an ACL tear, the defensive tackle appears to be ready to play a full game. He looks good and ready to rock, Quinn said. ditioning level is good, and his strength is good. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. 18, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 Quinn expects Powell to play in 2012another adjustment the lineman have had to work through. Taking into account the offenis probably the best way to evaluate it given the lack of live action open to the media, expecting sigunit as a whole is impossible. A reason for optimism would be that the line consists of almost the same group of players from last year, minus Dan Wenger and David Young, but continuity does not necessarily lead to productivity. so much in individual period through practice. Pease said. I mean they have 35-40 minutes The rest of the offense just needs to hope that their time spent together produces more than good memories. Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. JOSH, from page 17 FOOTBALL, from page 17


FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 19Alligator File PhotoAlthough she has moved from forward to defender, Taylor Travis still has opportunities to push forward and initiate the Gators offense. ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Writer Travis started the season opener against MiTravis switching from crowded offense to defense for GatorsShe played forward for two years I played that position before. It was a little easier transition than most people expected it to be.Taylor TravisUF junior defenderVOLLEYBALL JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Writer Over the last eight months, Wise After falling to Illinois in the games and everyand mesh and really get a feel for of the day, still the game she loves Wise ready for new year after offseason filled with changeWise UF FACES UNC TONIGHT AT 7 IN CHAPEL HILL. LANDON WATNICKAlligator Writer offensively, tallying only one shot on goal in We have to stay paInjury Report Gators stressing communication, organization before weekend matches UF Soccer


KATIE AGOSTIN Alligator Staff Writer When the Gators open their season against Florida International tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the OConnell Center, theyll have the opportunity to do something they havent done since 2007 run a 5-1 offense. Its something the fans will be excited about because its something we havent run here at Florida in a long time, junior Chloe Mann said. Theyll get to see the setter be really offensive, which I know is really exciting. Florida has had much success with its new offense in the past. Last time it ran a 5-1 was with threetime All-American Angie McGinnis, who led the team to a 29-3 record and a Southeastern Conference title with 1,485 assists in 2007. However, after running a 6-2 offense for the last four years, there is going to be a lot of change for the outside hitters and the libero, according to senior Tangerine Wiggs. Taylor (Unroe), or whoever plays libero, has to work on defending a 5-1 behind the setter, Wiggs said. Its a little different than defending behind a right side in the middle because we run a different defense behind a setter in the middle. Its going to be harder for Taylor, but shes a great passer, and I have no doubt that shell do just Although Wiggs said they havent run a 6-2 at practice yet, she said there is a possibility the Gators will use that style of offense. Expect anything from us, Wiggs said. During preseason, I have no doubt that the coaches will try different lineups to make sure everyone gets playing time. Anythings possible at this point, but we have been practicing a 5-1. Given the changes the Gators face, their main concern for this weekends Campus USA Credit Union Invite isnt the competition, but working on their own problems. Were a lot more focused on ourselves and making sure were doing all the things on our side of the net to execute and score points, Wiggs said. Were less concerned about opponents. Its more when we get into the SEC that we get really concerned about our opponents. Another change for the Gators will be the absence of sophomore Noami Santos-Lamb. The outside hitter, who was responsible for 14.5 points in 20 sets last year, tore her ACL during the Fan Day scrimmage on Saturday. I felt that we really lost a week and a half because we had to start over (from) square one when Noami got injured, coach Mary Wise said. Right now were just trying Even though the Gators have from, all of them are freshmen, and Wise only had six days to make a decision. When the lights come on and compete, Wise said. Will we be as organized and seamless as I would have liked us to have been? No, but everything changed on Saturday. Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@ alligator.org. 20, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 Alligator File Photo Outside hitter Tangerine Wiggs is one of many players having to adjust as the Gators switch from a 6-2 scheme to a 5-1 in 2012. Gators set to begin 2012 campaign with new offensive system When the lights come on Mary Wise UF coach Players to Watch:Betsy Smith Sr. Middle Blocker Taylor Brauneis Jr. Setter Chloe Mann Jr. Middle Blocker Tangerine Wiggs Sr. Right Side Taylor Unroe So. Libero Aubrey Stolzenberg / Alligator Staff