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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 4 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 94 /84 Two UF fraternities relocate, more houses could move soonTheta Chi will demolish its house and build a new one, pg 3. Neil Armstrong continues to inspire students after his deathThe American astronaut is a role model for students, pg 5. Faculty, students and residents voice opinions about future UF presidentThe groups agreed on need for balance, pg. 5. Florida coach Will Muschamp announced that Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett will split snaps in the season opener on Saturday. See story, page 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 9 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13John W. McLaughlin III / AlligatorTie-Dye RUB DownTori Selby, an 18-year-old history freshman, and other students tie-dye shirts on the Reitz Union North Lawn on Friday afternoon. The event was sponsored by RUB, and lasted from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator Writer count: Three men rob Santa Fe students at gunpointSEE ROBBERY, PAGE 4 PROFITS FROM CARD SALES FUND IRHA PROGRAMS ALL YEAR. MARISA ROSSAlligator Contributing Writer IRHA offers new discounts, benefits with activity card SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff Writer Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@ alligator.org.UF to debut new dining options this semester The Keys game room is like the Southwest [gym] of game rooms.Vicki DeJacopsychology sophomore


News Today 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 TODAYFORECASTTHUNDER STORMS 86/73 THUNDER STORMS 86/74 THUNDER STORMS 87/75 THUNDER STORMS 86/74 RAIN 83/75 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY The Alligator strives to be accurate and clear in its news reports and editorials. our newsroom at 352-376-4458 or email editor@alligator.org. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats 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 for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. All meetings will be held in Reitz Union room 346. Visit http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/involved. html#mentor, or https:// www.facebook.com/UFCLS for more information. Pride Community Center hosts Gay Movie Night Gay Movie Night will premiere eCupid: Love on the Download on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Pride Community Center, located at 3131 NW 13th St., in Suite 62 in the Liberty Center. A $2 donation is requested to cover the cost of snacks. For more information, visit http://www. gainesvillepride.org/gaymovie-night/.WHATS HAPPENINGTalking Gators open house postponed Tuesdays Talking Gators meeting is canceled due to the weather. The open house and humorous speech and evaluation contest will be Sept. 4. The meeting begins at 5:45 p.m. in room 1031 in the Entomology Building, 970 Natural Area Drive, east of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on UFs campus. We are open to everyone interested in learning public speaking skills. For more information, visit http://talkinggators.toastmastersclubs. org/. Talking Gators is also on Facebook. Informational meetings about becoming a mentor Learn about four mentoring programs: After School Gators, Gator Teen Mentors, Project MASCOT and Motiv8, at one of their informational meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 5, or 6 p.m. Aug. 30 or Sept. 6. The Alligator The Alligator tions Inc.Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator The Alligator is published Monday through Friday morn The Alligator is published Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 VOLUME 107 ISSUE 4


MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Benjamin S. Brasch/ Alligator StaffGrapes of WrathA Gainesville resident stomps grapes Saturday at Grape Stompin, a wine-tasting and grapestomping event. Paulk Vineyards, in Wray, Ga., donated one ton of muscadine grapes, said Gabrielle Fellenz, executive assistant to the director of Gainesvilles Pledge 5 Foundation. Aug. 31, 1966: The State Cabinet selects Gators Embark On A Disneyland Lark as UFs 1966 Homecoming slogan. The slogan was submitted by Mrs. J. A. Booher Jr. and was selected from more than 1,200 other entries. More than 23 percent of the slogans submitted had a Disney theme. Others involved state politics, the space race, education and Batman. Aug. 29, 1985: Apartheid protesters gather outside Tigert Hall to plan a rally advocating UFs divestment of holdings in corporations that do business in South Africa. The Florida Foundation had already responded to previous protests by unanimously rejecting the protesters demands and instead passing a resolution to maintain investments in companies adher ing to the Sullivan Principles, which state African-Americans will hold managerial positions and that workplaces must be desegregated. Aug. 26, 1987: The UF Mens Glee Club has its 1987-88 budget eliminated by UFs Student Government during budget hearings because no club representatives were present. Club members claimed that they showed up DYLAN SAUNDERS KATHRYN VARNAlligator Contributing WriterDont get lost at recruitment next week two Interfraternity Council fraternities at UF relocated before the start of the school year. Tau Kappa Epsilon moved out of Collier Hall on University Avenue, said Logan Manderscheid, the 20-year-old vice president of TKE. The chapter did not move into a different house. Instead, many of its members have spread out in houses behind Midtown. Essentially it was our chapters decision not to re-sign because it was such an enor mous price for no quality at all, Manderscheid said, adding that not having to pay rent will increase the social budget. Theta Chi, which is demolishing its house on Fraternity Row and building a new one on the same property, will move into Collier Hall for the year, said Rob Wheeler, 20-year-old vice president of Theta Chi. The new house should be ready by July 2013. Zeta Beta Tau could be moving soon, too, said Sean Quinn, the 19-year-old public relations director of UFs Interfraternity Council. Ideally, IFC doesnt want to see this much movement because it usually means that theres an issue with discipline, Quinn said. Sigma Pi and Phi Sigma Kappa are also houseless fraternities, Quinn said. These chapters will be conducting next weeks rush on Flavet Field, according to the IFC website. Quinn, Manderscheid and Wheeler agreed that being without a house or living in an offcampus house does affect recruitment. But I think its going to do a lot of good for the fraternity, Manderscheid said.Two UF fraternities relocate, more houses could move soon


4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012Ryan Jones / AlligatorI Love Rock n RollPatrick Quinney, lead guitarist and vocalist for Childrens Children, performs at :08 in downtown Gainesville during the AM/FM Music Festival on Sunday. The locations and identities of two of the robbers are unknownbe there so he could come and have his friends rob us. About 15 minutes later, Lewis and two unknown men, wearing black bandanas around their faces, barged into the apartment. The witness said Lewis ordered the group to hand over their cellphones. One of the unknown men held a gun to Bleasdales head, ordering him from room to room and asking him where his belongings were as the other unknown man searched the kitchen. Lewis pulled out his gun and or dered the two women to get on the ground. One of the witnesses said she fought back, kicking Lewis in the groin. When the women, who are both Santa Fe College students, tried to escape, the men threw them across the room. apartment with two cellphones, two wallets and about $600 in cash. The women shouted at a neighbor to call the police from the balcony as Bleasdale and Dayton ran after When police arrived, one of the women explained that Robinson had called the students moments before the robbery. Police found Robinson and Hunt at Canopy Apartments, 4400 SW 20th Ave., where they recovered $190, 2 grams of marijuana and Daytons HTC G2 cellphone. Deputies arrested Hunt and Robinson and questioned them early Friday morning. Robinson told the following story, according to a ASO arrest report: Lewis picked up Hunt and Robinson Thursday night, looking for a drug dealer. He then picked up the unknown men and drove them to Once inside the complex, Lewis parked his white Chevrolet Monte Carlo. He and the two unknown men then went up to Bleasdale and Daytons apartment. A few minutes later, the men returned with a large amount of money, marijuana and cellphones. Police interviewed Lewis on Saturday. He said he picked up Robinson and Hunt and took them to the house of Donte Bradley. Based on the evidence, police ar rested Lewis at 10:24 p.m. Saturday and booked him into jail that night. At press time, there was no infor mation on the whereabouts of the unknown men. Robinson, Hunt and Lewis remained in Alachua County Jail Sunday. Bonds for Robinson and Hunt are set at $195,000. Lewis bond is set at $630,000. Contact Chris Alcantara at calcantara@alligator.org. ROBBER Y, from page 1C AMPUS KATHERINE HAHNAlligator Contributing WriterUFs co-ed competitive a cappella group is upping the tempo this year. No Southern Accent plans to recruit new vocalists, compete at festivals and record its second album. Half of the groups 16 singers graduated in the spring, so it plans to recruit eight new members this semester. Auditions are from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday in Room 357 of the Reitz Union. No Southern Accent especially needs a beatboxer, said musical director Alex Greene, 21. Without instruments, you have to transpose everything to voice, Greene, a materials science and engineering junior, said. You have to make it sound real. The group, which was founded in 2001, performs songs without instruments. You take all the layers of a song and break it into different vocal parts, Greene said. Along with adding new members, the group will now remembers will work on is I Wont Give Up by Jason Mraz, and they eventually plan to release a second CD. While the group is based at UF, the members plan to take their talents outside Gainesville. No Southern Accent takes trips throughout the year, said President C.J. Wittus, a 20-year-old criminology junior. The group will perform for the Brevard Gator Clubs Gator Nation Vacation cruise at the end of September, Wittus said. Its also auditioning to compete against other southeastern colleges at SoJam, an a cappella festival in November in North Carolina. No Southern Accent can be seen on campus, too. The singers will perform at Orange and Brew throughout the semester I think the potential we have with all of those new singers will really give us a chance to achieve a level of performance that weve never really had before, Greene said.No Southern Accent hopes to start year on right note IT REQUIRES 500 SIGNATURES TO GET ON THE OCTOBER BALLOT. SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff WriterThe UF Supreme Court unanimously approved a nonbinding referendum Friday asking students if the Reitz Union should be renamed. Referendums gauge student opinion. They dont have direct impact on administration or Student Government policy. The Supreme Court approved the refer endum for SG elections on Oct. 2 and Oct. 3, pending that referendum author, Students Party President Ford Dwyer, gets signatures from 1 percent of the Student Body about 500 people. Dwyers referendum asks students about renaming the union after Virgil Hawkins, an African-American who was denied entrance to UF in 1949 because of his race. Along with the student unions new face, I think the student union deserves a new name, Dwyer said. Besides noting Hawkins achievements, the referendum mentions J. Wayne Reitzs delay in racially integrating UF. He also collaborated in the purging of gay students and professors during his time as university president, according to the referendum. If a majority of students answer yes to the question in October, Dwyer said he will bring the name change before UFs Board of Trustees. If not, he will drop the issue. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@ alligator.org.Referendum for new name for Reitz Union approved RACHEL CROSBYAlligator Contributing WriterA new Downtown nightclub opened this weekend, attracting droves of UF students and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. Simons Nightclub hosted its grand opening at 8 S. Main St. on Saturday night, following its soft opening on Thursday and Friday. We focused on three distinct things: The service, the music and the ambiance, said Ryan Prodesky, director of marketing for 101 Management, which provides management and service solutions for leisure and hospitality brands. The club reached its 440-person capacity by midnight, said Jordan Best, a 22-year-old security guard and UF alumnus. Club goers entered a 6,500-square-foot, entirely white room. Guests shouted cocktail or ders as others nudged to get to the front of the bar. Music blared out of speakers, pulsating with the dancing bodies. All VIP tables sold out at Simons on Satur day and were dotted with celebrities, including Lochte. The UF alumnus spent the majority of the night in the sectioned-off VIP lounge. Lochte He sipped on drinks throughout the evening, talking with fans and posing for pictures. Im having a blast, Lochte said.Lochte appears at club opening Without instruments, you have to transpose everything to voice.Alex Greenematerials science and engineering junior


JULIA GLUM ERIN JESTERAlligator Staff WritersAttendees at a series of meetings Friday discussed UFs character and the qualities its new president should have. Faculty members cited UFs affordability, student quality and research opportunities as notable strengths of the university. Later, the group of about 40 debated whether the new presidents background should be academic. We need a strong president who will really talk to the legislature, said College of Engineering profesPeople at the public forum talked about the importance of the president maintaining a balance between academics and athletics. The roughly 20 people who attended referenced the diversity of UFs Student Body and international presence. The new president, residents thought, should be an effective communicator who is creative enough to bring new funding to the university. He or she also needs to be approachable, value student engagement and be aware of the issues facing higher education. Similarly, the 20 students who attended the student forum agreed that UFs next president needs to be extremely student-oriented. Its a little frustrating when they say students are a focus and theres one student on the search committee, said Dustin Pfundheller, a 26year-old dental student. He and Casey LaMarche, a 27-year-old chemical engineering graduate student, thought it was important to choose a president who will recognize that graduate and professional students are as important to UF as undergraduates. Its still important to me that [all students] at UF feel like their president is doing good stuff for them, LaMarche said. Contact Julia Glum at jglum@ alligator.org. Contact Erin Jester at ejester@alligator.org. MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Shannon Kaestle / AlligatorJuan Rodriguez, Student Senate treasurer, discusses UFs strengths and qualities with other students during a forum on the presidential search. Faculty, students and residents voice opinions about future UF president MICHAEL SCOTT DAVIDSONAlligator Writer for the last time. Neil Armstrong, the American astronaut who traveled landing, died Saturday. The 82-year-old, who underwent heart surgery this month, passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, according to a statement from family members. He was 38 years old when he made his famous second trip into space with fellow astronauts Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Alden Chodash, an 18-year-old chemical engineering freshman, said the lunar landing inspired several generations to overcome challenges. that the sky really isnt the limit, Chodash said. It opened up a whole new era of astrology and space exploration. Alex Chisholm, a 21-year-old physics senior, said Armstrong is an important role model for students who dream of traveling to space. He said he remembered the astronaut for his iconic phrase, Thats one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Its all summarized in that little quote, Chisholm said. It symbolizes what humanity is capable of. Contact Michael Davidson at mdavidson@alligator.org.Neil Armstrong continues to inspire studentsArmstrong Its a little frustrating when they say students are a focus and theres one student on the search committee.Dustin Pfundhellerdental student


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialMONDAY, AUGUST 27, 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 352-376-4458.124 TOTAL VOTES60% YES 40% NOTodays question: options? Fridays question: Did you have problems with the UF wireless network this week? Idealogies or ideas? Its not as simple as red or blue up its opinions pages. In our application, we usually ask applicants to include a brief explanation of their political and ideological viewpoints. We have been asking this question since last August, because the Alligator whether you believe we are a left-wing rag or a Fox News wannabe has tried to consistently include a diverse set of viewpoints. But we are also very adamant that our applicants avoid using partisan labels (i.e., Democrat or Republican) when describing their views. Whether the media and political elites like it or not, fewer who identify as Republican or Democrat over the years, a poll by the Pew Research Center shows that the number of people who identify as Independent has increased from about 26 percent of the electorate to 33 percent over the last 10 years. Watch MSNBC or Fox News on any given day, and its hard not to believe that the country is growing more polar ized. However, these media outlets and politicians fail to point out that, statistically, polarization is only really happening among the elites. Its getting even harder to separate us by political ideology, i.e., liberal or conservative. In 2008, political scientists Morris P. Fiorina and Samuel J. Abrams found that moderates continue to make up the largest category of the electorate, according to survey data. More importantly, there is still a debate among scholars about whether or not people actually know the meaning of terms such as liberal or conservative. How can we trust media polls and reports when people dont even know what these terms mean? How can we even begin to classify people into a dozen issues? If someone supports low taxes and less business regulation but supports gay marriage and drug legalization, is that per son a conservative or a liberal? Some would say that theyre a libertarian, but maybe they vote for the Democrats or even the Green Party. Given this ambiguity about the political leanings of Amer icans, why do we try to identify everyones political positions with labels that have become increasingly meaningless to most people? We the people often deserve just as much blame as the media and political elites. fectly into team red or team blue, those in power seek to increase the governments control and reach. Instead, shouldnt we be focusing on issues and not par ties? Shouldnt we be focusing on individual ideas and not ideological labels? their political beliefs or even that everyone care about politics. Just dont feel forced into following or supporting one of the two major parties without thinking or caring.A long time ago, when I was a weaker man, a friend of mine hosted a party and had the gall to charge everyone who went a cover. Not a suggested donation to cover party expenses; straight-up cover. Well call him Taylor Lautner. He alleged the party would be the talk of the university. The theme of the party was delightfully crude: CEOs party to get Taco Bell. When I arrived to pick him up, Taylor Lautner demanded I pay a cover to go in. I didnt want to make a scene, so I just paid him and found my friends. Only eight dudes and the hosts girlfriend had shown up. The dent made in the alcohol was far less than the dent in the attendees wallets. Taylor Lautner did not give us any of our money back. While this experience didnt serve as the wake-up call it should have for me, it did get the boulder rolling for one of the more important realizations to have here: There are a lot of crummy people at UF particularly of the sophomoric variety. While youll hear the administration and faculty boast of a continuing increase in the quality of students here, one need only attend a single lecture in an intro to telecommunication class to see that quite a few dumb-dumbs still get into UF. Hell, its only been three days, and Ive met a political science major who said the national issue of greatest import to her was Obamacare, because people seem to keep saying its something to be concerned about. If average GPA and SAT scores for the freshman class keep increasing, then how do these specimens of astounding stupidity continue to get into this university? I have a theory that isnt backed up by much evidence and probably has a lot of holes. However, my study of broadcast news has taught me that passing off such a theory as fact on prime-time teleof journalism, so thats exactly what Im going to do. (See: the Miami zombie never having done bath salts, whatever is playing on Fox News at the time of you reading this.) Whenever Ive had the misfortune of falling into a conver sation with a dumb-dumb, Ive asked them if their parents went here. Invariably, the majority of them say yes. I think UF, like many other universities across the country, weighs the children of alumni more favorably than kids who dont have any alumni in their immediate family. Why else would they ask you to list the alumni in your family on your application if they didnt? If you look up the history of admission statistics for UF or the history of any large state school, really schools accepted just about anyone. Spouses typically have similar levels of intelligence, as do their kids. Just to be clear, Im not saying all the children of alumni are part of this dumb-dumb infestation. I have a string of alumni in my immediate family myself that no doubt helped in my admission. But when you do meet someone in your classes with questionable credentials, how else can you explain it? Having alumni family members is one of the few remaining intelligence-neutral aspects of admission, since the state of Florida outlaws considering race and gender as factors. I cant think of any other way to explain the large number of premeds turned entrepreneurial club promoters who roam our halls. Can you? Chip Skambis is a telecommunication senior at UF. Despite grades, some UF students are still lame Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Chip Skambisopinions@alligator.org


Letters to the Editor MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7No need to fight when we can talkThe Israeli government is in an uproar about United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visiting Iran for a summit hosted by the Non-Aligned Movement, a group of 120 countries that formed during the Cold War. Many countries are those the United States has sought to marginalize. This year, Iran is hosting the summit and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cannot accept that Ban will just be talking to Iranian leaders and representatives. Netanyahu was quoted as saying to Ban, Your visit will grant legitimacy to a regime that is the greatest threat to world peace and security. Likewise, a pro-Israeli group, the American Jewish Committee, stated that Tehran should not be the place for Ban to visit because [he] would honor a regime that consistently ignores both him and the world body he heads in ways that threaten both regional and global security. I couldnt help but think that this quote actually seems to talk about many actions of the Israeli government! Such double standards. Talking never hurt anybody, and Iran is a sovereign country like Israel, which means Ban has every right and obligation to attend the Non-Aligned Movements meetings, as it is customary for the secretary general to do regardless of political sensitivities surrounding the host country. The Israeli government should welcome dialogue instead of preventing it, even if it dislikes which countries are communicating with each other and the United Nations Secretary-General. Additionally, Ban should not feel pressure from the Israeli government to avoid this summit. Nora Zaki UF Arabic, religion and political science senior Gov. Rick Scott and his advisers really need to get out more. If they were more clued in, Scott would not be out there taking credit for stopping the FCAT. Scott had nothing whatsoever to do with that. Gov. Charlie Crist implemented a plan to phase the FCAT out by 2014. The truth didnt stop approval-hungry Scott from starring in a Republican Party political ad denouncing the FCAT. We need our testing system to evolve so theres no more teaching to the test. Who can argue with that? Scotts boys must have been hyperventilating over their own cleverness. Thats brave of them to steal the very words moms and teachers have been saying for years. Scott goes on to say, Thats why, next year, our schools will move to a common core system. Wrong. Florida is not moving to Common Core because the FCAT is bad. Florida committed years ago to adopt the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which includes a test called the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC. Shameless pandering is not new for Scott, nor is twisting the truth to eke out approval points. Lets not forget that for 14 long years real children have been hurt by the high-stakes FCAT testing process. excited about learning. Every adult should be grief stricken over the millions of children who never learned to be critical thinkers because of these failed, politically driven reforms. In theory, the Common Core state standards are great. That means charter schools, voucher schools and traditional schools would be required to take the same tests and be measured by the same standards. Uniformity and equity. But this is Florida. Politicians and bureaucrats never miss an opportunity to use a new program to dismantle, defund and discredit traditional public schools. Scott isnt fooling the moms of this state. High-stakes testing is the problem. For the past 14 years, Florida students have shown small incremental gains and earned uneven successes on the National Assessment of Educational Progress exam. They have struggled with the constant change of one untested, expensive and unproven reform after another. Florida politicians have wasted billions of taxpayer dollars on the testing industry re-purposing a failed product. That money was intended for classrooms, not Pearson Test Prep. Its time for real parents and teachers to set the education policy table. We deserve to have a healthy suspicion of a reform agenda driven by unmitigated greed. The united effort of parents, teachers and school boards is the only thing standing between Floridas children and destructive high-stakes tests. Tallahassee bureaucrats can call it PARCC, FCAT or the Big Live or Die Test. If its high stakes, its not good for kids. Gov. Scott, your image team will have to work a lot harder to raise your credibility with us. Parents and teachers are determined to work together to renew the promise of highquality learning and embrace examinations that stem organically from teacher-driven classroom content, encourage critical thought and measure a level of mastery that cannot ever be bubbled in. One way or another, the parents of this state will be at that education policy table to clean up this mess. Kathleen Oropeza is co-founder of FundEducationNow.org, a non-partisan Florida-based education advocacy group working with concerned citizens/voters who demand that every childs as stated in Article IX, section 1 of the Florida Constitution.No one fooled by Scotts FCAT claims UWireKathleen OropezaUWire Sometimes, men just need to shut up. Todd Akin, a GOP representative from Missouri stance on abortion in cases of rape. If its a legitimate rape, Akin said, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. In light of these remarks, which Mitt Romney called inexcusable and President Obama condemned as offensive, Akin has since recanted his comments. Yet, despite calls from those in his own party to withdraw from the race, Akin announced Friday afternoon his determination to continue his campaign for U.S. Senate. In a video apology, Akin begs for the American publics forgiveness and said that he had used the wrong words, later vowing that despite it all, Im not a quitter, and by the grace of God, were going to win this race. In fact, everywhere you tune into this scandal, Akin is willing to give a sound bite, video clip or interview. Akins comments and his refusal to shut up about them show a complete lack of empathy and understanding toward women. His attitude also underscores why, as President Obama has said, we shouldnt have a bunch of politicians, a majority of whom are men, making health care decisions on behalf of women. Moreover, Akin exposes a nasty trend in our countrys discussions on womens discussions are largely determined by men. Men just need to shut up about womens issues. This doesnt mean that men are not allowed to have opinions on things like abortion and health care. Neither does it mean that men should just avoid talking about womens issues at all costs. By shut up, I mean men should employ a critical silence. This doesnt mean closing your eyes but rather opening your ears listening. By effectively stepping out of the way, listening can open up a space where women can speak for themselves. By doing more listening than talking, perhaps men could learn a few things themselves in this discussion, or at the very least, give women a platform from which to speak on their own terms. Rhetoric and composition scholar Krista Ratcliffe has called this Rhetorical Listening, or rather, a productive silence that engages public debate more by letting others speak. As a teacher of writing, we are often told to cultivate our own silence in classroom discussions, allowing our students to generate ideas without too much directive prodding. Similarly, the national dialogue in this country more rhetorically productive ways to engage the conver sation on womens health. In a world where almost 90 percent of violent crime and 99 percent of rape is committed by men, perhaps we need to cultivate a more critical silence on issues that pertain to women. In other words, men just need to shut up. Tyler Branson is a columnist for the Daily Skiff at the Texas Christian University.Men must employ a critical silence on womens issuesGuest columnTyler BransonSpeaking Out




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Utils incl. $495/mo. 1st, last + $100 sec. dep. Call 352372-6466 day or night. 8-28-12-5-1 Available one bedroom with private bathroom in 4 BR/4BA condo. Located on 2 bus routes within 1 mile of UF. Amenities include internet, cable, washer/dryer. $400/month furnished. Call 786-390-4252. 9-14-14-1 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 12-5-12-71-2 1 & 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 8-31-12-2SPACIOUS 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 8-29-12-31-2 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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10, ALLIGATOR 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 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 8-305-2 2BR/1BA APARTMENT 7210 SW 45th Place. $525/moNo pets. Call Geri 352-538-1114 9-7-1210-2 TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hook-up, pvt backyard, carpet, tiles, just painted. Extra clean. $625/mo + $625 sec. 2627 SW 38th Place. Available now. 941-764-1977, 941204-1304. 9-24-12-20-2 MERRILL MANAGEMENT INC. 825 NW 13th Street 352-339-3329 or 352-494-6692 http://www.merrillmanagement.com/ 1BR 1BA Apt 1 BLOCK TO UF 1236 SW 4th Avenue $525/Mo Central H & Air, New Carpet & Paint Laundry on site. Parking Avail 9/1 or after 1BR Apt Robert Obrien Apts Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht Near Sams Club/Walmart $375/Mo Newly Remodled. 2901 NW 14th Street 8-31-12-5-2 Step Out Of Your Front Door and Into the Law School! 2398 SW 2ND Avenue 4BR/2BA, Fenced backyard Close to bus route & Shopping, Carpet/Tile Floors, Fresh Paint $1450/mo. Call 352-240-9001 12-5-12-71-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. 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 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! 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 DUCKPOND LARGE FURNISHED ROOM in character home with cafe owner. $60/wk + 1 hour labor. Includes cable & utils. Call Mr. Sherwood 352-514-3409 9-10-1210-4 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 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 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 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


ALLIGATOR 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 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. 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. 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 9-7-12-71-13 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 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. 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. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 12-5-12-71-14 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 12-5-1271-14 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 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 Attn Premeds: Private MCAT Tutor August 2011 MCAT: 40 (14P, 13V, 13B) A.B. in Molecular Biology, Princeton, 2011 500 hours of tutoring experience Email: mcherack@gmail.com (free consult.) 9-12-11-20-15 SANDYS SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. Apply in person @ 4148 NW 13Tth St. 352-372-1226 sandysresale.com 9-611-14-14 PHONE REPS NEEDED ASAPFlexible Shifts, Must be Articulate and Reliable. 371-5888 x 111 or 6020 NW 4th Pl, Ste G 8-31-12-14 Work with the Gators! Apply in Person Gate 18 Ben Hill Griffin Concessions Ofc Part-Time Opportunities Great 2nd Job! Seasonal! 9-21-12-26-14 Homeschooling mom of four needs mother's helper 10 hrs/week. Email availability and resume to mothershelperfall2012@gmail.com 8-27-12-5-14 NEED NANNY PT: min 2 wks/mon for 40hrs/wk / M-F days; @ $12/hr; 4+yrs & 2yrs; exp; good refs; bkkg ch; Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, & schedule to info@noahsarknanny.com 8-27-12-8-14


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MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG LANDON WATNICK Alligator Writer Erika Tymrak knew just what to do in stormed into the attacking third, Tymrak Mary Wise and the UF volleyball team opened the season with a trio of wins this weekend. See story, page 15.Tebow Continues to See Action in NFL PreseasonTim Tebow tried to lead a game-winning drive in the Jets preseason game Walker Commits to Alabama, for Now...Four-star defensive end DeMarcus Walker announced his commitment to Alabama on ESPNU on Friday, but Jeffrey Camarati / UNC Photo From left, Erika Tymrak, McKenzie Barney and Havana Solaun celebrate Tymraks game-winning golden goal in Sundays 3-2 overtime win against No. 2 Duke. Tymraks golden goal seals Florida upset against No. 2 Duke MUSCHAMP IS EXPECTED TO RELEASE A DEPTH CHART TODAY. JOSH JURNOVOY Alligator Staff Writer Both quarterbacks will play The trend began with Doug Dickey in Gators history says one thing, and recent History, offense will doom UFFIRE JOE MORGANSEE SOCCER, PAGE 14 SEE QUARTERBACK, PAGE 15 SEE JOE, PAGE 15Tymrak Joe Morgantwitter: @joe_morgan


14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 own goal. Coach is always telling me Drill it in. Its going to hit off someone, Tymrak said. the Blue Devils in extra time, they had a chance to close it out in the 85th minute. scored off a pass from Tymrak, but an offside call erased the play. I would like to see the one they called back, because that was so well executed, Burleigh said. sive rhythm on Sunday, racking up 10 shots, including four on goal. Against UNC, the Gators tallied their lone shot on goal in extra time. Sophomore goalkeeper Taylor against Duke. After defeating the team that knocked them out of the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2010, the Gators leave Chapel dence boost. Everyone on this team knew that were a really good team, Burleigh said. And we just had to go out and prove it. SOCCER, from page 13 UF Soccer


a mess. This team dictates that this season will not be kind to Muschamp. Forgive the clich, but if you have two quarterbacks, then you do not have one. Frankly, this team was better off with John Brantley in 2010. Also, is it really reasonable to rely on Mike Gillislee to anchor a running game hampered by inexperienced quarterbacks? Please. Gillislees predictions for his output this season are insane. He is not running for 1,500 yards, and there is no way he will score 24 touchdowns to break Tim Tebows single-season SEC record of 23. the end zone in the ground game 24 times combined in 2012. Until the receivers prove something, I am only giving them this one sentence. The same goes for the offensive line. The defense is full of gangbusters. Expect this unit to be tougher and more aggressive now that they have a full year in the Muschamp-Quinn scheme under their belts. When Matt Elam calls himself a predator, you dont laugh, and you dont run a route over the middle. Florida will play its opponents close with solid defense but will ultimately face The Gators have no starting quarterback, unproven receivers and a suspect offensive line. Apparently, a career backup at starting running back is Floridas only sure thing when it comes to the offense. In a weak SEC East, UF will not contend. The Ray Graves Trend will strike again in 2012. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 KATIE AGOSTIN Alligator Staff Writer Junior Chloe Mann couldnt be a more different player than she was at this time last year. in only two sets and notched a total of just three kills. In Florimore than doubled that number. Mann kept that level of dominance all weekend, earning MVP honors as the No. 18 Gators (3-0) swept the Campus USA Credit Union Invitational with wins against FIU, Florida A&M and Florida Gulf Coast. We have a pretty good combination there with Taylor Brauneis to Chloe Mann, that was pretty effective [Friday], coach Mary Wise said. Mann led the team in kills against FIU as Florida won 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-12) and tied with Betsy Smith for a team-high hitting percentage of .545. Mann didnt lead the Gators in hitting in a game last year until Sept. 3, when she had nine kills and hit .818 against Clemson. In addition to her progress in hitting percentage, Mann has also increased her kill count compared to the beginning of last year. In the three matches last weekend, Mann was able to rack up 42 kills; last year it took her 17 matches to accomplish that feat. Chloe and I have a really good relationship because we both trained as middles, Smith said. Last year we both were kind of better because we held each other accountable. To add to her list of improvements, didnt come until her 16th match, which was on Oct. 30 against Kentucky. This year it only took two sets against FIU to reach of the three matches. Its been awesome to see her progress, Smith said. Shes really hard to stop right now, and its awesome just to see that progression from her. second on the team in kills and third in hitting behind freshmen Ziva Recek and Berkley Whaley. However, she still remained a key contributor in the 3-0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-14) win with 11 kills, two digs and three blocks. and four total blocks to help Florida sweep FGCU 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-16). Mann credits the change to experience. Just being in the program for three years and learning the schemes that we ran, being comfortable with the offense we ran, the coaches and my teammates, as well. During the weekend, the Gators held FIU, FAMU and FGCU to just .088 hitting, 70 kills, 67 assists and seven blocks, while Florida averaged .368 hitting, 132 kills, 119 assists, 110 digs and 18.5 blocks. Although Mann and the Gators dominated, Wise knows they have a tough week ahead as they get ready to take on No. 2 Texas and No. 6 Stanford. Some nights its not going to come easy, but it still doesnt mean we wont get everyones best shot, Wise said. This team will compete, and some nights it will be good enough and some nights it wont. The key is just keep getting better, and this group has a chance to do that. Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@alligator.org. Middle blocker Mann dominates in MVP performanceRotation remains undecidedThe head coach met with the quarterbacks before meeting the media on Friday and said their reaction to the news was positive. Muschamp said he and Pease would decide closer to game day exactly how they will rotate the two quarterbacks. He also said that Driskel, who has been bothered by a shoulder contusion, is still non-contact, although the injury has not affected the position battle. Both guys are very even and our footthem, Muschamp said. I told both of them today, the last position Im worried about is quarterback. I feel very comfortable about both guys. Injuries will affect the offensive line depth nior right tackle Matt Patchan will miss the opener with a strained pectoral muscle. On the other side of the line, James WilNixon and center Jonotthan Harrison. Defensively, there are four cornerbacks in the mix to start, including Marcus Roberson, Loucheiz Purifoy, Cody Riggs and Jaylen Watkins. Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn says the team will run nickel packages enough dence in each of them. I kind of had a feeling it would work itself out, Quinn said of the cornerback competition. It usually does through the course of the season. Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator.org. QUARTERBACK, from page 13 JOE, from page 13 UF Fo otball Gators sweep three-game tournamentMann