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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 76 /48 Gators respond to bold suggestion:Floridas Carlie Needles and coach Amanda Butler reacted to UConn coach Geno Auriemmas idea to lower the rims in womens basketball, pg. 16. Guide to constitutional amendments on Tuesdays ballotSee explanations of Amendments 1 through 6, pg 4. Vice president rallies supporters in spilt county in OcalaHe focused on womens issues and job growth, pg 5. KATHRYN VARNAlligator WriterWomens rights activist Sandra Fluke made an appearance on Turlington Plaza on Wednesday to encourage students to utilize early voting for next weeks presidential election. Fluke stopped at UF as part of her Its On You Youth Early Vote Campus Outreach tour. About 40 students gathered by the potato statue to listen. Florida is so critical to this election, Fluke said in her speech. She received national attention after a congressional controversy regarding whether insurance should include a contraception mandate. Talk show host Rush Limbaugh then called her a slut on air. On Wednesday, Fluke mentioned that President Barack Obama doubled investment in Pell Grants, gave families with college students a tuition tax credit and fought to keep student loan rates low. Victoria Joyal, a 21-year-old computer engineering senior and Vox: Voices for Planned ParentFluke came to rally students. Ive noticed that a lot of people arent as enthusiastic about voting as they should be, Joyal said. Having a notable person will get people more excited to vote. Following the speech, Fluke walked students to an early voting van, which took students to polling places in Alachua County. Fluke is traveling throughout the state to mobilize young voters, she said. Her next stop is in Wakulla. This is like, razor-thin close, she said, and youth college kids are going to be able to make a difference. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org Cris Cab performs tonight at High Dive. The Avenue is giving away a pair of tickets. Read the story on page 7. VOLUME 107 ISSUE 51 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffPointing to the FutureVice President Joe Biden speaks about moving forward at the Discovery Center at Tuscawilla Park, 701 NE Sanchez Ave., in Ocala on Wednesday afternoon. Read the story on page 5. Fluke CHABELI HERRERAAlligator Contributing WriterWizards, witches and all forms of magical creatures will come together tonight for a night of well-mannered frivolity. UFs Reitz Union Board Entertainments third Harry Potter event, the Yule Ball, will transform the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. RUB will hand out wristbands to enter the event at 6 p.m. Muggles and UF students are welcome. Jennifer Robleto, a 22-year-old recreation, parks and tourism senior and RUB Entertainment special events director, said 1,000 people are expected to participate. It just draws a big crowd, so we try to make it as special as we can since we know so many people like Harry Potter, Robleto said. We just put an extra amount of effort trying to make this a good event. There is just something about Harry Potter that people love it. This years costume contest will have male and female winners for the best character costume and best formal wear, she said. Bobby Desmond, a 19-year-old telecommunication and political science sophomore, dressed as the Dark Lord, Tom Riddle, to claim the prize at last years Harry Potter event. I love seeing everybody dressed up because its not that often that you see people walking around as wizards or little creatures, he said. Everybody just gets really creative with it.RUB hosts third Harry Potter-themed event It just draws a big crowd, so we try to make it as special as we can since we know so many people like Harry Potter.Jennifer RobletoUF studentWomens rights activist visits students on her campus voting tourShe encouraged students to vote earlyCRIME CHRIS ALCANTARAAlligator WriterAn Oct. 1 attempted sexual and aggravated battery incident on campus, which led to a UF alert sent out to students, faculty and staff, turned out to be a lie. After investigating the incident alleged to have occurred between Williamson Hall and Weimer Hall, University Polices Criminal Investigations Division found inconsistencies in the victims stories, which also included accounts of being stalked at her off-campus residence, according to a UPD news release. ing stories, she said she made up her original claims of being attacked and stalked. On Wednesday, police said they planned to report and providing false information to ofclined to comment on the incident. At 9:41 p.m. Oct. 1, police received a call about a sexual assault. Three minutes later, a UF Alert was sent, describing the suspect to be a tall, white male with a knife. At 11:05 p.m., police cleared the scene with the alleged suspect still on the loose. There was a tremendous amount of resources used during this investigation resources that could have been used for other cases, said UPD spokesman Maj. Brad Barber. Contact Chris Alcantara at email@example.com. October Weimer Hall sexual assault claim is false, UF Police say ...resources that could have been used for other cases.Maj. Brad Barber. UPD spokesman
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 51 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 FORECASTPARTLY CLOUDY 76/48 SUNNY 77/53 SUNNY 82/54 SUNNY 82/58 THUNDER STORMS 77/51 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAY WHATS HAPPENING?The Small Satellite Design Club hosts A Night In Space The Small Satellite Design Club and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics UF chapter will co-host A Night In Space. This year will showcase what inspired members to go into the space industry. The event will feature keynote speaker Larry Fineberg from NASA, who worked on projects such as NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, which recently captured activity from the black hole at the center of the galaxy. After, Apollo 13 will be screened. The event is today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Arredondo Cafe on fourth floor of the Reitz Union. First Friday: Red, White and Vote Dont miss Octobers First Friday: Red, White and Vote, downtown Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Participating downtown shops and restaurants will have specials, music and activities. Donate unopened art supplies to benefit the Shands at UF Arts in Medicine program to receive half off VIP admission, which gets you five additional things. Themed events include an apple pie-eating contest, dunk tank, musical performance and fireworks. Check out www.facebook. com/firstfridaygainesville for more information. Paynes Prairie 5K/Fire Fest 2012 The walk/run will be at Paynes Prairie Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome. Enjoy the Paynes Prairie Fire Fest following the race, 100 Savannah Blvd., in Micanopy. The festival will include hands-on equipment demos, hayrides, scavenger hunts, movies and more. Call 352-466-4100 for details about park admission and 5K entry fees, or visit www.paynesprairie5k.com. Life Planning Seminar The Roark Law Firm and tion. Hillel hosts third annual UF Mitzvah Day UF Hillel will host the third annual UF Mitzvah Day, a day of charitable acts and good deeds, Nov. 18 at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers will participate in hands-on projects at Hillel and off-site locations in Alachua County. Projects include working with children, animals, international relief, the environment and more. The event is nondenominational, and online registration for groups and individuals will open soon. Registration includes a light breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt. If you are a service-oriented organization and wish to co-sponsor or publicize your service or philanthropy objectives, or if this sounds like something that your organization would be interested in, please contact Mitzvah Day chair woman Pammie Shapiro at firstname.lastname@example.org, or register online at www.ufmitzvahday.wordpress.com. 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 formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Ryan Z. Westerburg of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will host a free, open discussion Nov. 7 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Wills, trusts, living wills, financial planning and other steps that can reduce the bur dens on loved ones will be discussed. Discussion will also include what happens if you pass away or become incapacitated in Florida and things parents should have in place for their children. Important aspects of financial planning, saving and planning for retirement will also be covered. Drinks, snacks and a complimentary life planning binder will be provided, and a Q&A session will follow. The Veterans Day Fisher House 5K is back The Gainesville Fisher House will host the Veterans Day Fisher House 5K as the finale to UFs Homecoming weekend Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. on the commuter lot. Register at www.active. com/running/gainesvillefl/veterans-day-fisherhouse-5k-2012. For more information, contact Barry Murphy at 352-376-1611, ext. 4499. Latina Womens League offers free English classes The Latina Womens League offers free English classes to anyone in the community who would like to practice conversational English in small groups led by a facilitator. The classes are Tuesdays through Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Email info@latinawomensleague. org, or call Ileana at 352262-6601 for more informa
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4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 KELLY PRICEAlligator Contributing Writer two articles, which explain the constitutional and local amendments on Tuesdays ballot.Amendment 1 Health Care Ser vices This amendment seeks to prevent the state government from requiring citizens to buy health insurance. Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, said the amendment proposal is like a referendum for President Barack Obamas federal health care law. Tony Carvajal, chief of staff at the Collins Center for Public Policy, said that while it wouldnt change anything if passed, it would limit the states ability to pass similar legislation if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. A yes vote supports the idea that Floridians should not be required to purchase health insur ance, he said. Amendment 2 Veterans Property Tax Discount Disabled veterans who werent Florida residents before enlisting could qualify for a property tax discount under this amendment. Macnab said a no vote isnt against veterans but opposes adding it to the states constitution. Carvajal said the proposal is on the ballot because the legislature wants it to be a long-term solution. Amendment 3 State Government Revenue Limitation This amendment seeks to implement a revenue formula considered in 30 states but only adopted in Colorado, Macnab said. The proposal suggests changing how state spending caps are deter mined. It would change the determinants from personal income growth Daniel Smith, a UF political science professor, said he moved to Florida from Colorado when the state adopted the policy. He said it prevented states from providing services like public education. Carvajal said the cap would betion, which means the state wouldnt be able to respond to sudden changes like natural disasters or changes needing college educations. A yes vote here means restricting growth in spending in the state to no more than the growth in the state that year, he said. Amendment 4 Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomesteaded Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal This amendment aims to spur on the home-buying market. Carvajal said the proposal will He said backers, like the Florida Realtors Association, claim it provides an incentive for citizens to buy new houses through property tax exemptions. Opponents, like the Florida League of Cities, claim the tax breaks will come at the expense of local governments. Carvajal said the amendment focuses on whether voters believe private or public investment is more important. One way to show what should be the proper size of the government is to adjust the amount of money the government has in their hands, Macnab said. Amendment 5 State Courts This proposal would give lawernors state Supreme Court justice choices, view complaints against justices and override court decisions more easily. The biggest change is the Speaker of the House could view complaints against judges and act upon them mission doesnt. The commission is the only body controlling the complaints now. monopoly of power in Tallahassee, but thats not even enough, Smith said of the Republican-controlled legislature. Amendment 6 Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions; Construction of Abortion Rights Fueling a prominent national debate at the state level, Amendment 6 intends to ensure no state tax dollars fund abortions. The amendment proposal would also require parental consent for minors to get abortions. Religious-based groups, like the Catholic Church, are pushing to pass the amendment. Sheila Hopkins, Florida Confer ence of Catholic Bishops associate director for social concerns/respect life, said few exceptions, like incest, rape or danger to the mothers life, are acceptable conditions for abor tion. She said this amendment would be protecting the status quo because no state revenue is used to pay for employees elective abortions. Staci Fox, CEO of Planned Par enthood of North Florida, said a no vote protects the rights of female state workers who would elect for abortions. Fox, also, said a 2004 amendment tion not consent for minors abortions.Guide to constitutional amendments on Tuesdays ballotCarvajal
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Erin Winick / AlligatorRing TossAnh Ha, 3, dressed as Buzz Lightyear, tries to throw rings on bottles at Haunted Housing, hosted by Campus Diplomats. HE FOCUSED ON WOMENS ISSUES AND JOB GROWTH. MEREDITH RUTLANDAlligator Staff WriterVice President Joe Biden stepped onto the stage, sunLeslie Wengler, a 26-year-old Ocala resident, said Contact Meredith Rutland at email@example.com.Vice president rallies supporters in politically split county in Ocala CHRIS KIRSCHNERAlligator Contributing Writerupgrades Monday, Housing NetDHNet Wired Service via Ethernet West resident, said the disconnecWireless Internet access restored to dorms after upgrade More Wi-Fi upgrades coming Monday
Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 352-376-4458.46 TOTAL VOTES38% YES 62% NOWednesdays question: Are you celebrating Halloween? Todays question: Do you understand the constitutional amendments on the ballot? Silver Snake How one blogger enrages people with truthDo you follow the blog FiveThirtyEight? Its a blog on The New York Times website, and its run by Nate Silver. his readers what the data says. the same reason: Obama remains ahead in enough states that, However, Silvers FiveThirtyEight blog leaves a market for they trust. a lot of the time, that data might be used badly. In baseball, that CANT BELIEVE METOROLOGISTS USED MATH AND A vote for the third party is not a wasteIm tired of being told Im wasting my vote. erating? Isnt this something worth mentioning at a debate between that was mentioned, either. drug war, too. rights that are violated? whats right. rebutting one of my arguments, millions of signatures. You might not know this, but both Johnson and Stein These seem like big stories to me, but most of the news bit at a time. Brandon Lee Gagne is an anthropology senior at UF. His column appears on Thursdays.Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Brandon Lee Gagneopinions@alligator.org
theA v enue Whats inside: The monthly music mix for November, page 8 Dont trust the B---in Apt 23 pushes the envelope, page 9 Mediocre Advice, page 10Find us on Facebook: To stay up to date on the hot happenings around Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlligatorAvenueFor all things entertainment, follow the Avenue on Twitter: @AlligatorAvenue DEVON ABELMANAvenue Contributing WriterA year after playing at the Swamp Restaurant as an unsigned artist, Miami native Cris Cab returns to Gainesville to play at High Dive tonight. The 19-year-old is signed to Mercury Records with famous rapper/producer Pharrell as his mentor. Connor Glenn, a 20-year-old public relations junior, said he was excited to hear Cris Cab is coming back to Gainesville. He saw the singer perform at the Swamp, and if he has time, he will attend the show tonight. Last time I saw him perform, he exceeded my expectations, he said. Cab said he is looking forward to the show because some of his friends from Miami go to UF. Its cool to come back to Gainesville and see familiar faces and play music, he said. Cab traveled to 18 cities for The Rise Tour to promote his EP, Rise, which was released Oct. 9. He described his sound as a fusion of all different kinds of music reggae, soul and hip-hop with some pop. This will be Cabs third to last stop of the tour with stops in Orlando and Tallahassee. He said Florida is a good place to end the tour because its where he grew up. Its where a lot of my material comes from, Cab said. Local rapper Rezza will open the show. The 19-year-old Santa Fe journalism and advertising sophomore said his roommate went to school with Cab, and he looked Cab up when he heard about the show. I like the whole style he does, and I like being around that environment, he said. He said its awesome to see someone the same age as him doing big things. The 18-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets for the event are available online at www.ticketweb.com for $10 and at the door for $12.THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/THE_AVENUECourtesy to the AlligatorMiami native Cris Cab performs at High Dive tonight. The artist is signed to Mercury records with Pharrell as his mentor. BAKR SALIQAvenue WriterLost in an endlessly growing queue and buried beneath thousands of rows of titles, there are these Chico & Rita (2010) 94 Minutes, NR Animated movies arent only for children. The Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba, follows the story of talented Cuban pianist Chico (Eman Xor Oa) and the beautiful singer Rita (Limara Meneses). The two fall in love after an extremely fun and energetic opening scene. As time goes on, they grow apart and must rekindle the joy of their past. Chico & Rita is an animated movie that is likely to be unlike of love, lust, drugs, loneliness and betrayal. The the times of great excitement and joy, the colors pop and dance, which truly feels like watching music. When the story reaches darker places, the morose shades add to the gravity of the scene. Although it is an animated feature, you may not want any children around watching it. However, if the child can appreciate the intimacies and nuances of love lost and love found and enjoys the exploration of the soul of a struggling and lovelorn artist, then maybe that child is mature enough to watch Chico & Rita. Grey (2011) Need more Liam Neeson in your life? Need more wolves, too? How about a crushing sense of answered yes to one or more of these questions, then The Grey is the movie for you! The hidden THE SALE IS 20 PERCENT OFF. MICHELLE PROVENZANOAvenue WriterWith hope in her eyes, Cheryl Calhoun hangs a bright red sale sign in the front window of her store. After 20 years in business, Wild Iris Books, 802 W. University Ave., will move and downsize its inventory with a 20 percent-off sale. Calhoun co-owns the store with Erica Merrell. Ive been here for 8 years. Its sad to see this space go, Calhoun said. I think were moving forward, though, in a community that represents not only feminism, but the integration of that in todays culture. The store will remain in its current location until Dec. 22, and the sale will go on until the stores move, Merrell said. We want to honor the space and legacy here, Merrell said. We want to be here through the holidays for the customers, keep our sale going and hopefully end with a celebration. Calhoun said she and Merrell have been looking for new locations and have a verbal agreement with the owner of a smaller storefront. Wild Iris Books will not announce its new location until it establishes a written agreement. The sale covers all merchandise, excluding consignment items and e-readers. There is also a garage sale table, where prices range from a quarter to $3, Merrell said. The merchandise on the table will be updated whenever there is an empty space. In addition to the sale, the owners have reached out to the community to get its opinion about what it would like to see in the new store, Calhoun said. With our customers help, we can re-imagine what a feminist bookstore in 2012 should look like, she said. Calhoun said big plans are in the works for the new store. Weve come a long way in the last 20 years, she said, but we still have a long way to go.Wild Iris Books prepares to move locations with sale Cris Cab ends tour in homestate of Florida We want to be here through the holidays for the customers.Erica Merrellco-owner Ticket Giveaway Cris Cab Tonight, High Dive, 10 p.m. Follow @AlligatorAvenue on Twitter and retweet our tweet about the contest to enter. The winner will be announced at 4 p.m.
8, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffDigital Get Down Fedde Le Grand performs a set of electronic music at The Vault Nightclub, 238 W. University Ave., early Wednesday morning. Alex Catalano / Alligator StaffDance of the DeadCostumed onlookers peer over a crowd during Fedde Le Grands performance at the Vault Nightclub. BRITTANY BRAVEAvenue WriterMusic is my life, and luckily enough, its also my job. In addition to being your resident music guru, I am also (perhaps unsurprisingly) the Gainesville College Marketing Representative for Sony Music Entertainment. Yes, the job is as awesome as it sounds. Every year, all 70 college reps stationed across the country journey to New York City for our departments annual meetings, which serendipitously land about the same time as CMJ Music Marathon. with panels and performances, I get a healthy heap of industry knowledge and the inside scoop about the hottest artists coming around the bend. I know the new signings and developing acts who, this time next year, will have me saying, I knew them when Guaranteed. Share these artists with your crew, and become the in-house DJ in your friend group overnight. MS MR There is something so dark, and yet so charming, about MS MR (Miss Mister). The chillwave duos debut EP, Candy Bar Creep Show, is melodic and haunting, romanticized nightmare composed of four addicting tracks. The groups moniker is self-explanatory MS refers to the vocals, and MR refers to the music. Lizzy Plapinger, co-founder of Neon Gold Records, provides the lead vocals stuck in your head. MS MRs respective elements are perfect complements of each other, like yin and yang. Lizzys vocals echo and brighten the chilling, synth-pop instrumentals. Whether the band is preaching the fate of the world, an abandoned soul and body or unseen creatures, its easy to get lost in its sound. The two project something much bigger and more bombastic than their single Hurricane for a perfect example), and as a very important side note, its live performance shakes, rattles and rolls. Whatever images MS MR has stirred or inspired in life on stage. Paloma Faith Forget triple threats, Paloma Faith is a quadruple force to be reckoned with. Faith is the UK-born singer, songwriter, dancer and actress who hit the scene in 2009 with her debut album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful? Shes entirely theatrical and animated from head-to-toe, and her sound is this eclectic, crossover blend of soul and pop. Enjoying her style and performance is like time traveling; shes truly vintage and has the ability to span decades, making her instantly unique from her comparative contemporaries Adele, Emeli Sande and the late Amy Winehouse. In 2011, Faith earned a nomination for Best British Female at the BRIT Awards, and she closed the ceremony by sharing the stage with Cee Lo Green. Its clear shes not only a pulse point for hot up-andcoming singers, but shes a star. One of Palomas newest singles, Picking Up the Pieces, mourns a dead love thats long gone, and half of that love feels slighted. Read the rest of the story at alligator. org/the_avenue.In the mix: music news for November; artists to listen to music
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 THE SHOW AIRS TUESDAYS AT 9:30 P.M. ON ABC. BOBBY DESMONDAvenue WriterAcross campus, students claim to have the worst roommate imaginable: She drinks my milk, He never washes his dishes, She borrows my clothes without asking, and so on. But no roommate is half as evil as the main character in Dont Trust the B---in Apt 23. Chloe, the untrustworthy roommate, played by Breaking Bad alumna Krysten Ritter, returned to television last week after a long-awaited late season premiere. Her criminal record is impressively original. She once told a roommates parents he was kidnapped, so she could use the ransom money to go to Paris. Her newest roommate June, played by Dreama Walker, is a young and naive Wall Street hopeful fresh out of college. Chloe goes to any means necessary to ruin her roommates life, and each episode features an outrageously hilarious new scheme. The show breaks all preconceived notions that network television is less likely to push the envelope. ABC is even allowing Ritter to pose in Playboy to promote the show. Dont Trust the B---in Apt 23 airs on ABC every Tuesday at 9:30 p.m.Trust ABCs Dont Trust the B---in Apt 23 for TV anticsRitter
10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 BROCK SENGAvenue Contributing WriterGood mood music. Thats how Nikki Bruno, 21, deband she fell in love with enough to etch a tattoo of on her skin. Mayday Parade plays Sunday at High Dive with opening acts The Postelles and The Maine. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are available for $20 on www.ticketweb. com The band formed in 2005, after Moment and Kid Named Chicago, joined forces. Mayday Parade since released two EPs and three albums. The most recent is self-titled Mayday Parade, released in October 2011. The band is not a stranger to Gainesville. Derek Sanders, lead vocalist, said when it was starting up, the band played in the Swamp all the time. I love Gainesville, he said. I always enjoy going back there. Mayday Parade even has a song, Your Song, that mentions the city. Sanders wouldnt say for cer tain if Your Song is going to be on the setlist for the show, but he did hint at it. Well have to wait and see and leave it as a surprise, he said, laughing. Sanders has been involved with music since he was 11 years old, when his older brother taught him how to play the guitar. He then met Brooks Betts, the guitarist for Mayday Parade, in seventh grade, and they started a band together. Ever since I met Brooks, its been our goal and our focus to be in a band and make it together, Sanders said. He said the inspiration for Mayday Parades songs come mostly from real life experiences and just thinking about things growing up, like relationships with friends and family. Bruno said Mayday Parade helped her through a rough time in her life, when someone close to her began using prescription pills destructively. I turned to Mayday Parade to get me through those times that were so bittersweet, she said. Sanders said its very humbling and very awesome when he hears that his bands music helped people through their lives. Its an unexpected bonus, he said. We love doing this. Its what we have always loved to do. Mayday Parade in 2007, and since then, she has seen them four times, most recently at this years Warped Tour. She said her favorite song by Mayday Parade was Miserable Lesson In Romantics, which she described as her belt-it-out-inthe-car, know-every-single-word song. Sanders said the upcoming show will include a mixture of songs from old to new. He said itll include some staple tour songs, but they have switched up the setlist. Im very excited, he said. Its going to be a good show.Mayday Parade performs songs both old and new Sunday music This column is provided by Ariel Barnes, a 21-year-old majoring in international studies. Would you like to get some Mediocre Advice? Visit http://mediocreadvicegators.tumblr.com/ask Mediocre Advice, At ladies night at the club, all my single girls get paired, while my not-so-single self is left alone. I feel bad pulling the I have a boy friend, card, but I dont know how to make it less awkward. Ariel Barnes Dear Mediocre Advice, What is the difference between f--king and making love? Dear Friend, You can f--k someone you love, and you can make love to someone you f--k. F--king is similar to the dirty feeling it leaves after the word exits your mouth. Its ruthless and fun, but it doesnt mean anything. Making love is passionate and deeply intense, whether its with your long-time boyfriend or stranger. Above all, the chemistry of the two, or however many people involved, is the most important factor. Dear Friend, You dont have to do anything you dont want to do. Be mean and clear, or guys will continue to try to latch onto you. Say one of these three options: a) I do not want to dance with you; b) You creep me out a lot, so please go away; or c) I didnt come here so you can rub your penis all over me. Thats gross. Back off. Make eye contact, and stand your ground. The worst-case scenario is he calls you a b---h, but thats better than being his hump toy for the night. Dear Mediocre Advice, Is it true that pretty girls can get any guy they want? Dear Friend, False. Pretty girls may have it easier to get it in with more guys than an average, homely girl, but they cannot get any guy they want. Surprisingly enough, guys have a say in who they want to sleep with, too. The hypothetical pretty girl can slut it up as much as she wants, but if the guy shes hunting down doesnt reciprocate those enough, it wont happen. A pretty girl getting another man in bed and her actually keeping him around are two completely different things. People forget there are qualities, such as intelligence and personality, that are the results of good parenting. Looks can get you as far as a guys bed, but not breakfast the next morning.
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Mention this ad for $0 move in fees!! 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 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 email@example.com 11-30-12-64-2 SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA APT.Convenient location to Shands, UF & Butler Plaza. Asking $700. 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Call 352-331-4400 for more information. 11-28-12-19-2 Close to UF/Shands/VA/Downtown On bus route to UF. 3BR/3BA townhouse, furniture & W/D available. 1448 SW 25th Place at Bivens Forest Condos. $850/mo. Available now. No children. 352-327-2931 or 376-6183 11-7-12-10-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. Looking for a new roommate and move closer to UF campus? Now subleasing an apartment on sorority row (Taylor Square) Rent is 650 plus utilities. Shoot gun apartment style Have your own room and bathroom Full walk in closet Washer and Dry Free internet Full kitchen It will be you and another male roommate Lease is through Aug of this summer (2013) Move in will be around January but final date will be worked out if interested If interested or want to view apartment beforehand call John 3057971294 11-16-16-3 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? 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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 352-514-9858 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 12-5-12-71-10 Yamaha YPG_625 Stage Piano_$325, 12 String Guitar_$125_Much_more_Call 352-316-597311-9-12-7-10 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 1-7-1172-11 1-7-11-72-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! 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12, ALLIGATOR 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 1-772-11 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 1-7-11-72-12 I BUY CARS TRUCKSCall Anytime Licensed 352-339-5158 11-1-11-17-12 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!!! 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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 1-7-72-13 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 11-5-12-72-13 CUTTING-EDGE UF RESEARCH STUDY BOTH smokers AND never-smokers Periodontal (gum line) sampling only 5 visits over 2 years; up to 1.5 hr each visit FREE oral exam, up to $160 compensation Call: 352-`392-2945 or 352-641-0319 124-12-61-13CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 11-26-11-21-13 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. 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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Womens basketball player up for awardForward Jennifer George was named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, for excellence in community, classroom, character and competition. Carlie Needles and the Florida basketball team are against Geno Auriemmas proposal to lower the rims. See story, page 16. QuotableHe head-butted somebody, and he didnt have a helmet on. Jon Halapio UF offensive lineman on defensive coordinator Dan Quinn jumping in on drills AP Photo teams 33-10 win against Kentucky on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. JUNIOR JAMES FRANKLIN HAS MISSED TWO GAMES THIS SEASON DUE TO SHOULDER AND KNEE INJURIES. JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer The Gators have multiple dual-threat quarterbacks on their schedule this season. Florida has already faced mobile gunslingers Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M and Aaron Murray of Georgia. UF still has a date against Florida States EJ Manuel in Tallahassee on Nov. 24. But none stood taller before the 2012 season began than Missouri signal caller James Franklin until the injuries piled up. Franklin suffered injuries to both shoulders one during spring practice and the other against Georgia on Sept. 8. He also suffered a knee sprain against Vanderbilt on Oct. 6. The junior quarterback missed games against Arizona State on Sept. 15 and Alabama on Oct. 13. Franklin, who has not attempted more than 10 passes in a game since Sept. 29, will start against the Gators on Saturday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said. Hes not been healthy all year, Pinkel said. Does that affect your team? Theres no question about that. We all know that. Take any starting quarterback out of any program and its going to have a huge impact. Franklins absence has put a damper on the ence. against Kentucky on Oct. 27 after dropping by an average margin of 19.5 points. kel said, especially with Franklin limited. The difference between the Big 12 and the Pinkel said. And I think thats fair to say. I think its hard to argue that. Last season, Franklin threw for 2,865 yards and ranked second in the Big 12 behind Kanquarterback with 981. Franklin averaged 4.5 yards per rush. In 2012, Franklin has run for just 75 yards on 51 carries, relying more on his arm in an effort to avoid further injury. Not including sacks, past three games. Although Pinkel named Franklin the starter for Saturdays game, Florida has been preparing for both Franklin and Missouri backup Their offense doesnt change a lot from one quarterback to another, UF defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator. org. Missouris dual-threat quarterback getting healthy, will start vs. Florida THE ADAM BOMB E It hurts. The Gators fumbled away a golden opportunity. If Jordan Reed scored, Florida would have had a chance to tie the game and pull out an overtime win. In all likelihood, UF would have been undefeated heading into a matchup with FSU on Nov. 24. Sure, No. 7 Florida could still reach the national title game, but it will need a 2006-like domino effect. Floridas hope for Atlanta hinges on Ole Miss or Auburn beating Georgia. loss, the Gators are left to wonder, What if? Still, all is not lost. of one of the schools most successful seasons ever. Only Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer have won 10 games at UF. Florida faces Missouri this Saturday. The game. They even made shirts celebrating their 3310 win against Kentucky. Florida didnt play its best in a 38-0 shutout of Kentucky. After Missouri, Florida pays for Louisiana and Jacksonville State to suffer through four quarters in The Swamp. Who wouldve guessed this team heads into Tallahassee with a 10-1 record? Only one writer on the alligatorSports staff (me) picked UF to win at least eight games. Florida entered the season ranked No. 23 Unfortunately, the discussion following The Largest Outdoor Turnover Party was centered around I told you so. Nobody thought a team ranked 102nd in total offense could remain a contender for any title. Florida proved it on Saturday. The Gators know they screwed up. UF still has plenty to play for SEE ADAM, PAGE 15 Adam Pincustwitter: @pincus_adam ADAM LICHTENSTEIN Alligator Writer ference tournament schedule on Halloween, and Ole Miss gave the No. 1 seeded Gators a scare. But in the end, UF topped Ole Miss against Missouri on Friday. The Gators had controlled the game since a 12th-minute goal off the foot of Jo Dragotta gave them an early lead. Florida had buckled down on defense, preventing Ole Miss from getting a solid attack going. That lasted until the 81st minute. The Rebels lined up for their third corner kick in two minutes. Forward box, and defender Maddie Friedmann got it past goalkeeper Taylor Burke, tying the game and shocking the Gators. We need to stop giving away too many corner kicks, Dragotta said after the game. Theyve been our Achilles heel all year. With only nine minutes remaining in regulation, Florida pressed the attack forward, taking three shots in the next 8 minutes. Junior Maggie Rodgers had a one-on-one opportunity against In the 89th minute, junior Taylor Travis was fouled outside of the penalty Year Erika Tymrak took the free kick. The clock was running down, it was Florida survives early test SEE SOCCER, PAGE 15 UF Soccer
JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Staff Writer Screen Game: Injuries: Contact Josh Jurnovoy at email@example.com. Contact Adam Pincus at firstname.lastname@example.org. ALLIGATOR David Carr / Alligator StaffGuard Jon Halapio blocks Georgia nose tackle Kwame Geathers in Floridas 17-9 loss on Saturday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville. NOTEBOOKLinemen meet to discuss improvement ADAM, from page 14 UF Fo otball Late goal nets victory SOCCER, from page 14 Just winning and advancing is the goal at this point, and we did just that.Becky BurleighUF coach
PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator WriterFinding consistent offense was problematic for Florida last season, but Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma has an answer for UF and the rest of womens basketball: lower the rims. Averaging 67.5 points per game, the Gators ranked 75th nationally in scoring. They were 101st in shooting percentage, making just 40.3 than Floridas mens team, which scored 75.9 points per game on 46.3 percent shooting. Citing womens college basketballs increasing struggle to attract an audience, Auriemma brainstormed a way to make the sport more enjoyable. His big idea for driving up attendance is to increase scoring by lowering the rims and instituting new timing rules. What makes fans not want to watch womens basketball is that some of the players cant shoot, and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down, Auriemma told the Hartford Courant on Oct. 22. Lets say the average mens player is 6-foot-5, and the average woman is 5-foot-11. Lets lower the rim seven inches; lets say 7.2 inches to honor Title IX [established in 1972]. Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006, Auriemma is one of the sports transcendent leaders. He has won seven national championships and made 13 trips to the Final Four since becoming the coach of UConn in 1985. Despite Auriemmas success in the sport, some Gators players were against his idea for wholesale changes to the game. [Lowering the rim] is just kind of degrading toward the women who play basketball to think that we have to change something like that for our game to be more exciting, redshirt freshman Carlie Needles said. Geno is different. He can say things like that because he is one of the best. Maybe he does have a good reason why; I personally dont agree with it. I dont know who else would. Coach Amanda Butler was careful to stay neutral when discussing the subject. She served on the Womens Basketball Coaches Association Board of Directors, where Auriemma formerly was president. He wants whats best for the game and whats going to continue to grow the game, she said. Certainly not every idea is a good you do something thats a little bit different. Read the rest of this story at alligatorSports. org. 16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012 David Carr / Alligator StaffUFs womens basketball team poses at media day on Oct. 10. Some players are against UConn coach Geno Auriemmas suggestion that the womens rims be lowered. Gators respond to esteemed coachs idea to lower rims KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Staff WriterCoach Billy Donovan said he doesnt like to name starters, but he admitted Monday that four of a process of elimination. The one forward. After backing up Erving Walker for two years, Scottie Wilbekin will be the Gators starting point guard. Patric Young and Erik Murphy will start in the frontcourt, and Kenny Boynton will return to his usual role as shooting guard. As for small forward, Casey ing for the starting role. The 6-foot-3 Rosario started in Saturdays scrimmage against Rollins College and is expected to start again in tonights exhibition against Nebraska-Kearney at 7 in the OConnell Center. Donovan said the Gators would have no problem using the 6-foot-6 Prather against bigger opponents. Thats the one spot for us right now where I think we have two guys, Donovan said. Prather will miss the exhibition after suffering a concussion in Saturdays scrimmage, the team announced Wednesday. Rosario got the start against Rollins because of his improved consistency, Donovan said. As far as my trust level for him off the court, I think its growing and growing because he is taking care of his responsibilities, Donovan said. At media day on Oct. 10, Donovan discussed his disappointment in Rosario for his inconsistency. the number of games and practices Rosario missed last season because of mild injuries, even adding that his daughter would have recovered from a hip pointer sooner than the 10 days Rosario needed. Coach was just trying to be funny and trying to put a little smile on my face, but I didnt take it personally at all, Rosario said. I look at it as a motivation, so those comments really pushed me. Although Donovan has been impressed with Rosarios hard work and change in attitude over the past two months, it isnt enough to guar antee him the start at the three spot when the regular season begins. To say that thats the starting lineup for the year, it could be in some games (and) it may not be in other games, Donovan said. To me, guys starting and not starting can be a direct impact of what happens that week. Contact Katie Agostin at email@example.com.Rosario to start, but small forward spot still up for grabs UF W omens Bask etball Rosario