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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 96 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Standardized GatorLink login comingIt will go live March 3, pg 3.Vintage store closes, owner to help with Sandy reliefThe Holy Trinity Episcopal Church purchased the building, pg 5.Local bakery campaigns to relocateThe owners of Vine Bread & Pasta plan to move it to Main Street downtown, pg 8. 81 /57 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13Cutout text goes here. Please use complete sentences. Elise Giordano / Alligator StaffVolunteers and interns prepare soil for planting at the Porters Community Farm and Garden Sunday afternoon during a community potluck and barbecue. Alachua Countys Local Food Week runs until Sunday. KATHY PIERRE and MELINDA REINDERSAlligator Contributing WritersAlachua County residents got a taste of local food with of Sustainability, started this Saturday with the 441 Farmers Andi Houston, the assistant manager at 441 Farmers Eric Bjerregaard, a local grower who Stefanie Hamblen, founder of Hogtown HomeGrown, a monthly newsletter and website about local food, gave a Alachua County learns to eat, grow local foodsSEE FOOD, PAGE 4 UF ACCEPTED 12,370. ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Writer seniors, Charles Kennedy logged into I didnt get through till almost an Kennedys family decided to go out but the university has seen the number UFs Innovation Academy admitted About 1,100 of the 2,114 students who score was 1967 and the average ACT Contact Alexa Volland at avolland@ alligator.orgUF welcomes baby Gators KATHRYN VARNAlligator Writer However, based on the nature of England the window and saw Dunnigan lying on the land shot Dunnigan and then turned the gun However, Baird said that after Dunnigan Couple found dead in apartmentSEE MURDER, PAGE 4 CRIME There was blood everywhere.Luis Lugopainter at the apartment complexHamblen
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 96 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 TODAYFORECASTRAIN 63/44 THUNDER STORMS 76/52 PARTLY CLOUDY 76/61 CLOUDY 70/42 PARTLY CLOUDY 81/57 FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TUESDAY WHATS HAPPENING?Cinema Verde: Fourth Annual Environmental Film & Arts Festival The festival continues through Thursday at Jolie, 6 W. University Ave. The mission is to raise awareness of environmental issues through the arts and to bring people together to implement sustainable solutions. The festival provides environmental education to the public through films, art, workshops, events, tours and other activities. For more information, film trailers and a schedule, visit www.cinemaverde.org. Contact Trish Riley at trish@cinemaverde. org or 352-327-3560, or Penny Niemann at email@example.com. Hijab Day Diaries Islam On Campus invites all ladies to try on a hijab today. Volunteers will help put hijabs on participants from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Turlington Plaza. Some hijabs will be available for participants to borrow for the day. There will be an evening discussion at 6:30 p.m. at New Physics Building, Room 1101, with free baklava and refreshments. Everyone is encour aged to attend. Participants will share their experiences of the day, and a short presentation explaining the significance of the headscarf in the Islamic tradition will follow. Community Advocates hosts Off-Campus Housing 101 Before students sign a lease, they can learn solid tips for apartment searching and house hunting. Join Community Advocates from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Graham Gallery. Everything from budgeting, reading and understanding leases, dealing with roommate conflicts and more will be discussed. There will be free food, and the event is open to the public. Toastmasters plans events T alking Gators Toastmasters will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Entomology Building, Room 1031. It is open to everyone. Toastmasters is a public speaking organization and uses workbooks to teach speaking skills in a supportive environment. On Feb. 19, Mark Woollett from Gator Toastmasters will host a session on Evaluations. Feb. 26 is the annual Speech and Table-Topics Contests. For more information, visit www.talkinggators.toastmastersclubs.org. Gainesville Roller Rebels present the Ol Barn Dance Dust off the cowgirl boots, put on a Stetson and join the Gainesville Roller Rebels Feb. 16 at Mars Pub for The Ol Barn Dance. The event will benefit the Gainesville Roller Rebels and feature themed contests, a dance party with beats by DJ Ito and live music from The Ones to Blame, Nook & Cranny and Crunky Tonk Non-stars. Doors open at 10 p.m., and theres a $5 cover charge. Visit www.bit. ly/grrbarndance for more information. Spring Break and summer ser vice Trips Bound for Peace 2013 is an international service trip during which volunteers bring hope and empower ment to children affected by social injustice in Medellin, Colombia. To learn more about the trips or to apply, visit www.boundfor peace2013.weebly.com. Contact service.trip.info@ gmail.com with questions. New study abroad program in Istanbul Experience Istanbul, an ancient and modern city on two continents, with UF Turkish faculty. The Center for European Studies has a summer study abroad program to this fascinating and cosmopolitan city in Turkey. People dont need to speak Turkish to enroll in the program. Apply now. Contact Emrah Sahin at firstname.lastname@example.org for details, or go to www.ces.ufl.edu. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to email@example.com. 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. Holocaust scholar to speak The noted Holocaust scholar Alan Rosen will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pugh Hall. Rosen will present a program about his research on some of the earliest oral history interviews conducted with Holocaust survivors, as detailed in his book. The event will include a book signing and reception. Extra credit sheets will be available to instructors. For more infor mation, call 352-392-7168 or visit oral.history.ufl.edu. Black Male Development Initiative The Black Male Development Initiative presents Black Men In Society: Past to Present. Explore the contributions, achievements and social influence black men have on America. This event will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Institute of Black Culture, 1510 W. University Ave. For more information, contact BMDI on Facebook at Black Male Development Initiative. Gainesville Crohns and Colitis Support Group People with inflammatory bowel diseases can find support with others. The group is welcoming. Meetings are at the American Cancer Society Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge, 2121 SW 16th St. For more information, contact Dennis@UCVlog.com or call 701-541-3608. Hackathon There will be a 24-hour Hackathon at noon Saturday at Gainesville Hackerspace downtown. The purpose of the event is to put a new interface atop the site www.txttag.me and to create mobile apps for it. Programmers and graphic designers are invited, and people who dont think they can do it themselves can still participate. There will be three $500 cash prizes for the winning individuals or teams for creating an iOS, Android or Web interface for TXT TAG. All of the information and the sign-up sheet is available at www.txttag.me/hackathon.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 3 Feb. 11, 1965 Feb. 14, 1974 Feb. 10, 1982 Feb. 12, 2008 KRISTAN WIGGINSHarrison Diamond / Alligator StaffComedian and Rabbi Bob Alper pokes fun at his daughters degree in modern dance during his pefor mance in the Grand Ballroom Feb. 11, 2008. C AMPUS LAUREN RICHARDSONAlligator Contributing Writer Standardized GatorLink login coming VALENTINES WEEK SEES HIGHER ADOPTION RATES. ALEX HARRISAlligator Contributing Writer Valentines pet adoptions spread love This is unconditional love for all the right reasons.Hilary Hynespublic education program coordinator for Alachua County Animal Services
damaged. She always pushed his buttons, she said, but he always took her back. Landon McBride, Englands next door neighbor, said he was friends with England. In the mornings, England would make coffee, smoke a cigarette and watch the news. McBride would come over and watch TV with him. Sometimes theyd talk about Englands father, who died a few months ago, or about Englands relationship. He was a kind man, McBride said. He was just going through a lot in his life, and I always told him everything would be all right. The Monday before Lugo discovMcBride that Dunnigan got her tax return back and was talking about leaving to stay with her mother. Then McBride didnt see him for two days. Everyone was asking where he was, he said. Then they found him dead. It just crushed me. I didnt think he would do it like that. At the complex Saturday afternoon, a cleaning company truck sat parked outside the apartment. Two men opened a trailer hitched to the truck, pulled out bleach and sponges and carried them into the apartment. The porch light was still on in the daylight. I hear he blew her brains out, a boy said, part of a pack of children lined up outside the trailer watching the cleaning men. McBride said he is still in shock about his friends death. It was senseless, he said. lieves England had a reason. [Dunnigan] said she was going to leave, Baird said. I guess he stopped her from leaving. Contact Kathryn Varn at kvarn@ alligator.org. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013Lauren Troncoso / AlligatorLettuce EatBRADLEY OSBURNAlligator Contributing WriterOn Jan. 30, UF activated its connection to the Internet2 Innovation Platform, a research-based initiative which transfers data at 100 Gigabitsper-second, or 10 times the previous networks operating speed. To put it into perspective, transferring a normal students hard drive across the network would take moments. However, students wont use the system. It will be used to transfer large amounts of research data Jacksonville and three other Internet2 test centers. The project, according to a news release, cost $2.4 million between National Science Foundation grants and institutional funding. Erik Deumens, the director of research computing, said the $2.4 million paid for the connection cables, upgrades to campus data centers and a network junction box half the size of a refrigerator. He said UF requested to be part of the program in its drive to become a top 10 public university, and that having such an advanced network will likely make UF attractive to researchers and prospective students. Associate electrical and computer engineering professor Andy Li said that after 40 years of the old Internet, the Internet2 is a turning point of fundamental change.UF joins Internet2 Innovation Platform ALEXA ASENDORFAlligator Contributing WriterMore than 900 people huddled around telescopes to gaze at Jupiter, Orions Belt and countless other celestial bodies in Saturday nights dark sky. The Alachua Astronomy Club, Inc., held a Star Party at Hickory Ranch on the east side of Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Members of the club set up telescopes and provided commentary on the cosmos to star gazers. Star Parties offer beginners a chance to become acquainted with the sky and learn about telescopes before purchasing their own, according to the Alachua Astronomy Club website. The event featured hayrides with smores and hot chocolate. Steven Whitaker, who has been an astronomy club member for about three months, used a new telescope he received for Christmas to show Orions Belt to spectators. Ive been looking at stars since I was a little kid, Whitaker said. While many club members live in Gainesville, the Alachua Astronomy Club attracts members from outside of the county who drive in for meetings and events. Tandy Carter, of Lake City, has been a member for 14 years. Carter pointed out the nebula surrounding Orions Belt while giving bystanders a lesson about Jupiter and its moons. I love telling the story of how Galileo discovered the four moons and how that changed not only how we look at the universe but our position in the universe, he said. Carter uses a Meade LX200ACF Schmidt-Cassegrain. The telescope has a feature that allows its user to zero in on a spelow it as it slowly cruises across the sky. Aubrey Primer, a 20-year-old UF public relations junior, said Seeing Jupiter and the nebula around Orions Belt was really cool, she said. I had no idea you could see this many stars in Gainesville. Residents gather at Paynes Prairie to gaze at the starsEvents will be held until Sundaya cheaper and healthier alter native to going out and buying unhealthy products. Houston said that by 11 a.m., more than half of the 441 Farmers Market was sold out. Its tough to get people out here on a Saturday, but weve sold out because of Local Food Week, she said. Meanwhile, about 60 people attended Porters Community Farms open house and barbecue to showcase Gainesopened last fall. The farm includes ten 55foot rows used to grow produce for St. Francis House for the Homeless, according to the Florida Organic Growers website. We bring the food to the St. Francis House by bicycle. We have trailers that attach to our bikes and the charities are right around the corner, said Travis Mitchell, community food project coordinator for FOG and a UF alumna. Mitchell said his goal for ton of produce for charity and beautify the farm. I want to clean it up and make it presentable, so it can be a catalyst for other projects, he said. Mitchell is the only staff member on the farm, but hes not running it alone. He has four interns and a handful of volunteers who help him. Lauren Walls, an intern at FOG, said Saturdays event was to raise awareness about the farm. Its tucked away, and a lot of people still have no idea that it exists. Local Food Week will continue today with an hour-long gardening class hosted by the UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences extension at 2800 NE 39th Ave. It will also continue with other events such as a screening of the documentary GROW! at Jolie Restaurant, 12 W. University Ave. and the Union Street Farmers Market on Bo Diddley Community Plaza. For more information about Local Food Week events, please visit the Alachua Countys Ofat www.alachuacounty.us/ Depts/Manager/Sustainability. FOOD, from page 1 MURDER, from page 1The woman planned to leaveAbout 900 people attended the event Ive been looking at stars since I was a little kid.astronomy club member I want to clean it up and make it presentable, so it can be a catalyst for other projects.community food project coordinator
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 5Sarah Fickett / AlligatorTunnel Vision BEATRICE DUPUYAlligator Staff WriterShands at UF announced plans Friday to build a guesthouse for patients families. The guesthouse will be walking distance from Shands on the old Rush Lake Motel property, which is being demolished. David Guzick, president of UF&Shands Health System, said that on certain weekends, when everything is sold out, he gets calls from family members of patients looking for somewhere to stay. Many of our patients more than a daytime trip, Guzick said. The $30 million project is expected to be completed by late 2014 or early 2015. The project is still awaiting city approval. Bradley Pollitt, Shands vice president of facilities, said the guesthouse would have about 150 rooms. We have people who end up sleeping in the lobby sometimes, which is not good for them, he said. If the patient is in Shands ily will need somewhere to stay and will be able to stay in the guesthouse, Guzick said. If you can imagine your loved one in the hospital staying overnight, and youre wor cult to be four miles down the road in a hotel, Pollitt said.Shands to build house for patients relativesC AMPUS MICHELLE JACKSONAlligator Contributing WriterEarly-risers. Athletes. Ambitious students in running shoes. The chill of an 8 a.m. Sunday did not deter them from gathering together in the streets. The Friends for Life of America annual Mile for a Child 5K raised about $650 to donate to the MakeA-Wish Foundation and Camp Boggy Creek. About 30 people ran in the 5K, which began on Gale Lemerand Drive and followed UFs Southwest Recreation Center 5K route. Its really exciting, how much money weve raised, said Meray Ohanessian, Friends for Life president. Its not a huge 5K, but every penny counts. The race is one of four annual events that the club organizes to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research, said Malorie Lipman, the clubs vice president. The members of Friends for Life vote for two organizations to raise money for each year, and this year they chose the MakeA-Wish Foundation and Camp Boggy Creek. Both organizations serve children and families of children with life-threatening illnesses. Friends for Life of America began at UF in 2000, Lipman said. Since then, the organization has spread to schools across the country. The club has about 30 members. Because of its size, its easy for people who are passionate about the cause to get involved, Lipman said. Sebastian Vargas, a 20-year-old UF chemical engineering junior, saw the advertisements for the race at the gym. Although he mainly runs for his health, Vargas knows a close relative who survived cancer as a child. Everyone runs for a reason. If you want to run to get healthier, thats good, Vargas said. Or if you just want to support a cause, thats fantastic.Students gather, race at 5K for pediatric cancer research NICOLE ZAKRZEWSKIAlligator Contributing WriterAfter 14 months of selling used clothing, books and furniture, a downtown Gainesville vintage and resale store closed its doors Saturday afternoon. Loren Keldsen, co-owner of The Eclectic Co. Vintage & Resale Shop, said time and money were the motivating factors behind the store closing. Keldsen owned the store, 103 N. Main Street, with his wife, Anna Keldsen. became time-consuming for him after his wife started working a full-time job at Nationwide Insurance. This fall was slow for business, and the holidays were even worse, he said. We cant afford to put more money into the shop, he said. It has to pay for itself. Kelsen said Holy Trinity Episcopal Church purchased the building in December, and the church plans to use the old building for its youth service program. In the meantime, hell either keep leftover store items or donate them to Haven Hospice. He will donate old books to Friends of the Library. Keldsen said he plans to move to New Jersey to assist the Hurricane Sandy disaster relief and work with a Federal Emer gency Management Agency contractor in the organizations public assistance program. Keldsen said local artists usually gathered at the store to share their creations and make extra money. They will now have to start selling their pieces elsewhere. Pat McCarthy helped run the store in exchange for space to sell homemade food items, photography and jewelry with her husband. She said shes disappointed the shop closed. It was one of those bad things that just didnt catch on fast enough, she said.Vintage store closes, owner to help with Hurricane Sandy relief CAITLIN SINETTAlligator Contributing Writer forming CPR and using automated external ers event Saturday. Jon Duff, an owner of Florida Heartsaver Center for CPR and Safety Training, said the event also taught people how to relieve choking and what the signs and symptoms of a heart attack are. The whole idea is that this is for people who wouldnt normally take a CPR class, Duff said. People could become CPR and AED-certiHeart Association. They performed CPR on mannequins, and instructors helped attendees use proper techniques. I think the video is a fun way to gain sie Cohen, president of Gators Bleed Orange and Blue and a 21-year-old UF English and advertising senior. At the end of each session, participants reHeart Association. People who attended the event could also sign up for bone marrow, organ and tissue registries. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hosted a blood drive. Maggie Tucker, an American Heart Association CPR instructor, said Saturdays event was a collaboration of Florida Heartsaver, LifeSouth and Gators Bleed Orange and Blue. Forty-four American Heart Association instructors attended. Everyone showed up, Tucker said. It all came together. Thats the exciting part. She said 508 people attended the event last year. Next year, the organizations are hoping for 1,000 people. Chris Roberts, an 18-year-old UF information systems freshman, said a person never knows when he or she will need to save a life. Its good to know in case someone needs CPR, Roberts said.Emergency training draws about 720 to GatorSavers event Its not a huge 5K, but every penny counts.Meray OhanessianFriends for Life president We cant afford to put more money into the shop.Loren Keldsenco-owner of The Eclectic Co. Vintage & Resale Shop
Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialMONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 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.Sarah Kinonen EDITOR Julia Glum MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITORTodays question: Do remember the day you were accepted into UF?141 TOTAL VOTES55% YES 45% NOFridays question: Have you ever deactivated your Facebook? Stephen Col-bear: The politician America deservesTheres just something about events that are closed to the media that intrigue us. Why arent we allowed in? What are we missing out on? Last week, the House Democrats hosted its annual retreat. Awesome people like President Barack Obama and Bill Clinton gave inspirational speeches. So did Stephen Colbert. He gave a speech and was interviewed by Nancy Pelosi, which would sound like a pretty awkward thing if it had happened at any other venue. We may have disagreed in the past, and today we will disagree in the future, Colbert said, according to a Democratic aide who supplied a readout of his visit to Politico. Not sure if American people care either way, Congress less popular than colonoscopies but just edging out our meth labs and gonorrhea, he said. Ironically, the last things we make in the United States. Despite his failed attempts to run for the U.S. Senate, we would really appreciate it if Colbert would keep trying. If theres any comedian or pundit who should represent the American people legally, its Colbert. He fools politicians on a daily basis on his Comedy Central show, so he could do that as a political position, and we would fully support it. How does he feel about women? Because women are somehow a hot-button political issue in this country, even though we are just people. Some of my best friends are women, he said at the retreat. I spent nine months in one. The event closed with Colbert and Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., singing The Star-Spangled Banner together, according to an article on The Washington Posts website. What more could you want in a candidate? His persona, who hosts his late night show, and his real personality present fans and constituents with the best of both worlds: Hes a little bit conservative, and hes a little bit rock n liberal. Colbert could represent every extreme of America if we let him if the American public was only dumb enough to let it happen. If theres one state that we had to convince to do something, it might be pretty easy to sway South Carolina. Lets face it, its no Northeast. Colbert actually has a non-farcical connection to the House Democratic caucus his sister, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, is running in a special election for South Carolinas 1st District, according to Politico. But as a Democrat, she faces an uphill battle telling House Democrats Friday, Shes going to win. Maybe Sister Colbert would be just as good of an option as Brother Colbert sounds. As a broadcast journalist I am obligated to maintain pure objectivity, Colbert said about his sister during an episode of The Colbert Report last week, before the House Democrat retreat, according to the Christian Science Monitor. It doesnt matter that my sister is intelligent, hardworking, compassionate and dedicated to the people of South Carolina. I will not be mentioning any of that on my show. Do the right thing for once, South Carolina. Nows your chance. Dont mess it up. Imagine that this makes sense to youIve always had a strange obsession with the John Lennon song Imagine. For those of you America-hating morons who dismiss John Lennon as a socialist, you may as well stop reading now. I cant say anything to you that you havent already dismissed with arguments about how the real world ostensibly works and how anyone who sees I look forward to your letters. (Side note yes, Ive heard the Rush Limbaugh Imagine theres no liberals interpretation. It was irreverent, hilarious and not unenjoyable to listen to.) Lets take a necessarily abstract look at how the music of Imagine contributes to the overall effect of the song. One of the direct lyrical ancestors of Imagine was a Yoko Ono poem (I know), which reads in its delicious entirety, Imagine the clouds dripping. Dig a hole in your garden to put them into. This is relevant because the evocative image that a Rolling Stone critic came up with to describe the way lowy a description suggesting the softness and lightness of clouds. above the chord-clouds, into the atmosphere. While were up there, words of peace and comfort dance around us with the sunlight in semidazzling patterns of shifting color. What words they are! Its admittedly easy to dismiss Imagine as overly hippie-ish and totally unrealistic poetry except, lets not. I love what Ringo said about the lyrics in response to the outcry calling them socialist propaganda: [John] said imagine, thats all. Just imagine it. Dig a hole in the garden of your minds to let the clouds drip into. Let the ideas peace, a brotherhood of man germinate there, and they will put down roots. Thats the point of Imagine, and really, of John Lennons whole philosophy. We cant change the world, but we can change ourselves. When one of us consciously decides to stop hating others to stop looking for the bad in everyone and instead look on the street smiles at me instead of walking past with his or her eyes averted, I leave that moment brighter on the inside. For a second, I almost forget the horrors of the world. Every day there is senseless murder, greed to the point of avarice, misunderstanding to the point of hatred. Why? We commit atomic violences against ourselves and others constantly because success is getting ahead. Being ahead necessarily implies that someone is behind you. Success is winning. To win you have to beat someone. So, we convince ourselves that to be happy and comfortable If we dont like what we see in the mirror, we attack the smallest weaknesses in ourselves until they disappear, whimpering. If we see weakness in others, we pick at it until the scab comes off and they bleed. We laugh and move on, And someday, because of our strength, we say, well be rich. Well be powerful and successful. Well have everything we want. But, if everything we want is money, will we ever be rich enough? If everything we want is power, will we ever have enough control? If everything we want is strength, will we ever be able to push the mountains out of the way? Im poor. Im powerless. Im weak. And yet, things really arent that bad. I can laugh. I can sing. I can smile. Why should I engage in destruction just so I can succeed? You may say that Im a dreamer that Im a socialist, not the only one. I hope someday youll join us, and the wo-o-o-orld will live as one. Dallin Kelson is an English senior at UF. His column runs on Mondays. Dallin Kelson email@example.com
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 ALLIGATOR, 7The article in Fridays Alligator about a Swamp Party email sent to UF fraternity house representatives describes what business as usual is for the party in power. Business as usual is treasurers of each fraternity cutting Swamp Party checks for $250, no questions asked, because it is done every semester and its nothing new. Business as usual is using the I Voted stickers to publicly shame brothers into voting for Swamp Party. Business as usual is preventing people from hearing different viewpoints by slamming the door in the opposing partys face. And I know its business as usual because Ive been there. When I was a sophomore, I was a house representative for the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. My job was to collect as many I Voted stickers from my brothers as I could and to make sure those who hadnt voted yet made it to the polls. However, this lack of individual political freedom led me to be so frustrated and so disenfranchised with the system that I decided I couldnt be involved with it anymore. So for the last two years, I ignored Student Government. But this year, I decided I couldnt ignore it anymore. I decided it was time to stand up for whats right for all students to stand up for fair representation at UF and free elections during which no one is coerced into voting a certain way. As a Greek, I know the importance of the Greek community and its ideas. I believe SG from all backgrounds and organizational afserve the interests of every student at UF. Erasing the divide between the Greek community and other students at UF is crucial to making SG an institution we can be proud of. If elected, my administration will never judge people based on their organizational afGreek and non-Greek. Students Party isnt a party just for Greeks or just for non-Greeks. It is a party for all UF students a party to which everyones invited. Johnny Castillo Student Body President candidate The Students PartyLetter to the Editor Swamp Party strives to put the students at the forefront of all its efforts. All of Swamp Partys accomplishments have A driving factor in Swamp Partys proactive efforts is its motivated leaders. Swamp Party chose its leaders because of their gaged with student organizations and constantly work to improve student life. Joseph Michaels and Elliot Grasso exemplify unbiased leadership in Student Government. These individuals accomplishments have supported student organizations and enabled them to reach their full potentials. Joseph Michaels is the chairman of the Budget and Appropriations committee in Student Senate. Prior to his unanimous Student Senate appointment as chairman, he was the longest standing committee member, held two liaison positions within the committee and worked with the past chairperson to eliminate wasteful spending and allow a 6.5 percent increase to each SGfunded organizations budget. As budget hearings approach, he continues to meet with countless organizations to ensure they are comfortable with the budgeting process and understand the guidelines by which they must abide. I dont claim to be a perfect human being, but to attack me in such a way is not indicative of the principles I hope to promote at the University of Florida. I am doing my best to work for the students of this university, and I do not apologize for that. I continue to stand by Swamp Party, as we represent results and a vision for the future, Michaels said. Elliot Grasso is the chairman of the Student Senate Allocations Committee. Under his leadership, the Allocations Committee increased its outreach to student organizations and improved the tions Committee workshop. More than 30 organizations learned how to submit allocations requests and gained a deeper understanding of how the request process works. Elliot Grassos dedication to the Allocations Committee and to the students of this university is apparent in all his hard work and accomplishments, said Joshua Comiter, Allocations Committee vice-chairman. The previous attack on Swamp Party leadership is an expected response from a party that has historically focused on defamation rather than results for the students. These allegations are not only baseless as the codes that funds from organizations but deceptive, as they are used to hide what Swamp Party truly values: results, experience and motivated leaders. Do not be fooled by the groundless accusations. We are here to represent the students. Together for tomorrow, we advocate for every student and student organization. Dekendrick Murray is the Swamp Party President at UF.Swamp Party advocates for students Guest columnDekendrick MurrarySpeaking Out T tutional muscles lately. The Transport Security Administration, under of the president, has been up to no good. The TSA targeted several train stations last month for its activities. Special TSA teams, called VIPR teams, started searching passengers luggage with no explanation. The TSA has been spotted on highways engaging in the same kind of behavior. Despite the casual manner in which the TSA searches people, the Fourth Amendment protects American citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that any searches and seizures that take place without a search warrant or without probable cause to believe a crime is being committed are unlawful. Yet, these are just the kinds of searches that the TSA does on a routine basis. In 2011, the TSA ran more than 9,300 unannounced checkpoints and search operations. Why is the TSA permitted to continue with these violations? I think part of it is that many of us are complacent. Were not concerned enough to care. Its to the point that people might see an informed citizen as being supererogatory. How often do we decide that politics is a pain, and well leave it to somebody else? How often do we prefer to be blissfully uninformed, mistakenly assuming that informing ourselves wont make a difference? The fact is that it does make a difference when even a single person informs himself or herself, and it is critically important that we all do so. Why is it so important? Because the moment any of us start looking away culture and becomes popular, the people upstairs can rob us blind. Whether its the state trying to take away our rights or a corporation trying to poison us, someone is probably trying to harm us. Its up to us, the populace, to be the conscience of these groups to keep them in line. Bear in mind that the TSA is only one example of how the government violates our rights on a daily basis. Weve slipped up during the years with making sure our Congress has been moral, and now its popular for congresspersons to accept bribes. We call it lobbying. Weve also slipped up during the years with making sure our presidents are moral, and now its routine for them to approve of torture. The current president has even had American citizens killed with drones, which means they never even got a trial. He is also expanding his drone war in Africa and the To think that as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and the leader of the free world, President Barack Obama continues to approve of such atrocities and remain unchecked by the general public is unthinkable. Unfortunately, the majority of people dont seem to care, even when it comes to elections. The United States has repeatedly had one of the poorest voter turnouts of the countries compared in analyses. What are the odds that things will get better by themselves, without the public getting involved? Not very high, I think. We must all commit to informing ourselves and contributing. Anything short of that would be a moral failure and will hurt us all. Brandon Lee Gagne is an anthropology senior at UF. His column usually runs on Fridays.Information is power, so inform yourselfColumn Brandon Lee Gagneopinions@alligator.org
ANDREA RINALDIAlligator Contributing WriterVine Bread & Pasta bakery has served organic foods to the community in the warehouses in front of Satchels Pizza for more than a year. Now, the bakery plans to move to Main Street to become a restaurant. Teresa Zokovitch and Dean Griebel co-own the bakery, 1801 NE 23rd Ave., Unit C2. They are campaigning to raise $20,000 to relocate downtown. Theres no bakery downtown, vitch said. Well improve the building. Well provide cafe space, so people can come and have a cup of Zokovitch and Griebel are committed to the new location. They will relocate Vine even if the bakery only gets $5,000 from the campaign, Griebel said. The bakerys campaign, which is posted on www.indiegogo.com, has raised about $6,000 from about 80 donors. There are eight days until the campaigns deadline. The crowdfunding is a new model of helping business like this owner of Satchels Pizza. By a $20 donation, a lot of people can chip in and have a great addition to the The owners of Vine plan to relocate the bakery to 627 N. Main St., a location the owners have been inter ested in for a year. The new spot will give the owners a chance to reconstruct the building and get a license to become a restaurant. They will serve organic bread and pasta made with homegrown ingredients. Last summer, Zokovitch and Griebel said, they realized the warehouse where the business is located did not satisfy the vision they have for the bakery. We want a self-enclosed building that is accessible to the commuZokovitch said that during the summer, the warehouse would reach more than 110 degrees. They also had to send customers to shared public bathrooms. Its kind of off the street and out The bakery has grown quickly since it started in June 2011 at the Union Street Farmers Market. It then sold to Citizens Co-op, Wards Supermarket and restaurants, Zokovitch said. The more often customers suggested new products, the more the bakery was able to expand their menu, the owners said. I feel like they are making a campaign and idea to relocate downtown because he believes in the bakerys potential. What they need to make a viable business model is they need to sell their products more to the is where the move is really going to help them the most is that theyll get their product in front of the cusHe said he feels that if the bakery had a location where it had some exposure, it could double its business. I imagine something really vitch said. I want to bring my home 8, ALLIGATOR Elise Giordano / Alligator StaffDean Griebel, 46, sits outside Vine Bread & Pasta on NE 23rd Ave., which he co-owns with his girlfriend, Teresa Zokovitch. LOCALLocal bakery campaigns to raise funds to relocate downtown JACLYN ROSENAlligator Contributing WriterIDEAL was a group of student ambassadors to UFs Department of Student Activities and Involvement that provided services to students looking to get involved. This Spring, the Involvement Team, or IT, will replace IDEAL, with a new face but similar goals. IT will work closely with the department, which helps students get involved on campus and supports registered student organizations, according to its website. In an effort to rebrand itself, IDEAL dissolved last month and showcased its new organization at the Involvement Team Open House on Jan. 31. [IDEAL] had a really high demand in [its] services last semester, and we just noticed that we needed to go in a new direction and create new structure in order to meet the demands of those Lindsey Woods, a 21-year-old family, youth and community sciences and sociology senior. The new IT structure consists of three different teams that provide specialized services to students: one-onone involvement consultations, workshops and events. In addition, IT will reach out to a broader student population than that of IDEAL, said IT Program Coordinator Jessica Inman. We will be having programming for the Innovation Academy students going to have a heavy presence at PreStudent consultants for IT said the name change will help students more quickly associate what the organization does and what kind of services it provides. cult to identify with the Department of said former IDEAL member Steven Evens, a 19-year-old economics sophomore. sario, 19, was one of about 45 students who attended ITs open house. Del they hoped IT would help provide them with tailored recommendations for involvement opportunities. IT members are trained to help stucampus. You come to the University of Florida to obtain an education, but you dont want your diploma to be orange, want to be able to say you did such and such a thing, you executed these events and that you were able to lead an orgaStudent group IDEAL will now be Involvement Team THE COURSE IS FROM MARCH 4 TO MARCH 8. FATEMAH ALBADERAlligator Contributing WriterUF students and Gainesville residents will have the chance to solve crimes with the opening of a crime scene investigations course. Crime Scene Investigation Academy of Florida, 12787 U.S. Highway 441 in Alachua, has previously been open only to law enforcement. But now it will open its doors to the public. The 40-hour training course is designed for those who are interested in entering the crime Manager Debbie Mongiardo. Students will reinvestigation. The course will be from March 4 to March 8. Each class will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We want to give students who are interested in crime scene investigation an opportunity giardo said. For enrollment, applicants must have a high school diploma, be at least 18 years old and pass a background check. Mongiardo said the academy will accept the site or via telephone. The course will consist of lectures and handslabeling evidence and analyzing blood spatter, Mongiardo said. Students will be in and out of simulated Marc Trahan, an instructor at the academy, said the activities will give students more experience in crime scene investigations. It gives the student everything that they need to have a good foundation for having an ability to process and present their cases for hired within the department to crime scene inTobias. be a twoto three-year process, Tobias said, students can use the skills they learn in the academy when they apply for jobs. Having gone through the CSI Academy will give them a little bit of edge because they already Upon completing the training, students will for the 40 credit hours, which can be applied togiardo said. Michael Thompson, director of the academy, said students will also leave with a portfolio of their work, which will include crime scene photographs, sketches and castings. The academy is the only private school in Florida that teaches crime scene investigation. In November, the Florida Department of Education granted the academy its provisional license, and the school started teaching classes to giardo said. lic. When we have the best chance to get the well have better evidence to get somebody off CSI academy now open to public Students will be in and out of simulated crime scenes all week.Debbie MongiardoCSI Academy manager
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ALLIGATOR MOTORCYCLE TIRE SALE SPORT, STREET, CRUISER, OFF-ROAD. OVER 400 TIRES IN STOCK. MENTION THIS AD FOR $10.OO OFF. RPM MOTORCYCLES 352-377-697 4-2472-11 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-13-72-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. Daily pickups. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in Gville! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 376-6275. RoadRatMotors.com 4-24-13-72-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 4-24-13-72-11 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 4-24-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES Closest to campus. MMI Certified Mechanics for Motorcycles and experienced scooter mechanics. Lowest prices. Friendly service. 633 NW 13th Street, 373-8823, www.swampcycles.com 4-2458-11 New 2009 UM 250 motorcycle, never ridden or filled. 80 mpg. Hurry only 2 left. $2999. 2006 Vulcan vn750. Only 12,218 miles. $3999. Call Steve 352-328-7236 or David 352-414-6337 2-22-13-10-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-24-72-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 4-24-72-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! VEHICLES $1000 & UP!! 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 94 Ford Ex;lorer $1000 94 Mazda Protege $1500 96 Cadillac Deville $1500 98 Cadillac Catera $1999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 95Honda Civic $3999 96 Honda Accord $3999 00 Hyundai Elantra $4999 95 Lexus GS300 $4999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 03 Chevy Impala $5999 99 Honda Accord $4999 04 Saturn Ion $6999 02 Buick Lesabre $6999 352-338-1999 4-24-72-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECKS!!! CARS, TRUCKS, SUV'S & VANS! 30 DAY WARRANTY!!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 BRING YOUR W2 AND DRIVE TODAY!!!! NO MONEY DOWN!!!! WILL FINANCE ANYONE!! 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Nissan Sentra $6999 02 Toyota Corolla $6999 06 Mits Galant $7999 04 Toyota Corolla $8999 352-375-9090 4-24-72-12 04 Volvo S40 $8999 04 Ford F150 $8999 03 Nissan Frontier $9999 06 Chevy Silverado $9999 352-375-9090 4-24-54-12CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call Brandy 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 4-24-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-24-72-13 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 depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or firstname.lastname@example.orgTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604 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 2-28-13-72-13 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-771-6191 4-24-13-72-13 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. 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. BOOKKEEPER FULL TIME POSITIONThe Independent Florida Alligator is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to training students in their majors and provid ing UF and the Gainesville community with an unbiased, informative newspaper. We are currently looking for a detailed, organized and motivated person as a Fulltime Bookkeeper. Associates degree in a business/accounting related field required. Experience preferred. Must be experienced with QB or another accounting software program. Microsoft Office is necessary. 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12, ALLIGATOR BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-24-13-72-14 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 4-24-1372-14 Summer Jobs $2400 Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs college students for summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 10 August 3. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 www.feyc.org 4-24-13-70-14 Camp Mataponi, a children's summer camp in Maine, has positions available in Land Sports, Waterfront (sailing, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing) Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Dance, Gymnastics, Video, Photography, Nurses, Maintenance, Cooking and more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today, 561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 2-15-13-24-14 DOMINOS HIRINGdelivery drivers & assistant managers. Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. Apply at gatordominos.com 3-29-13-49-14 Web Developer (P/T) Develop websites using HTML, CSS, and basic image manipulation. Small company in Gville, great work environment. About 20 hrs/wk. www.oandp.com/careers 2-14-1320-14 ATTENTION SMOKERS! Smokers are needed to participate in a brief research study. Participants will be asked to meet with researchers on the University of Florida campus for about 30 minutes. You may be compensated for your participation. If interested, call the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 2-28-20-14 STUDY and EARN EXTRA CASH!Looking for undergrads to promote a new academic networking website. 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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG alligatorSports podcastUF mens basketball beat writer Landon Watnick joins host Greg Luca to discuss the Gators 1-1 week, the loss of Will Yeguete to injury and how coach Billy Donovans team will fare in the latest polls.Hannah Rogers and the Florida softball team began the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. See story, page 15. Kristi Camara / AlligatorJunior Scottie Wilbekin (5) attempts a layup during UFs 83-58 victory against Mississippi State on Saturday in the OConnell Center. Freshman Michael Frazier II replaced Wilbekin in the starting lineup because coach Billy Donovan said Wilbekin lacked energy in practice. MICHAEL FRAZIER II STARTED IN PLACE OF SCOTTIE WILBEKIN. KATIE AGOSTINAlligator Staff Writer Florida expected a shorthanded frontcourt in Saturdays game against Mississippi State. On Friday, junior forward Will Yeguete underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips in his right knee, which will sideline him for 4-6 weeks. Still, the Gators expected to have the same starting lineup. But after lacking energy in Thursday and Fridays practice, Scottie Wilbekin was held out of the starting lineup and Michael Frazier II took his place. It wasnt a bad attitude, it wasnt that he wasnt trying, it wasnt like he quit; it was nothing like that, coach Billy Donovan said. (He was) just not his normal Scottie Wilbekin self in practice (on Thursday). And it continued on Friday. I just told him, Listen, were coming off a tough loss against Arkansas, we need energy, we need passion, and if youre not going to play with passion, were going to start someone else. Its more me making that decision, because I hold Scottie Wilbekin in such a higher regard as it relates to those kind of things. Although Donovan wanted to send a message to Wilbekin, the junior guard registering a team-high 33 minutes. Still, Wilbekin learned his lesson. During Floridas 78-64 win against Arkansas on Tuesday, Wilbekin shot the ball 30 times and only recorded 11 assists. Prior to those games, Wilbekin only averaged 7.1 shots per game. Southeastern Conference) 83-58 win against the Bulldogs (7-15, 2-8 SEC) on Saturday, Wilbekin only put up four shots and dished out seven assists. Scottie is having an unbelievable year, Donovan said. Hes played really, really well, and hes done really good things for our team. I felt like coming out of the Arkansas game, he needed to understand that there were things that he needed to do for our team. I kind of was on him about just making some better decisions and getting us in the road. While Wilbekin was benched, FraFlorida. Frazier recorded 11 points on 4-for7 shooting, six rebounds, three assists and a steal to energize the Gators in Wilbekin and Yeguetes absence. three-pointer to put the Gators up 10-5. In the next two minutes, Frazier picked up two more threes, a rebound, a steal and an assist to help widen UFs lead to 18-10. I just try to come in and provide energy for the team however I can do that, Frazier said. Although the Gators had another dominant double-digit win against the Bulldogs on Saturday, Donovan believes Florida needs to improve its defense before hosting Kentucky on Tuesday. I still think we need to get better (defensively), Donovan said. Anytime you lose a guy like Will Yeguete, your defense is going to be different. Weve got to get even more focused defensively than weve been. Contact Katie Agostin at kagostin@ alligator.org.Junior guard held from starting lineup in Saturdays victory PHILLIP HEILMANAlligator Staff Writer Hoping to improve its NCAA Tournament chances, the Gators grinded out an important comeback victory on Sunday. eighth consecutive loss, beating the Tigers 65-57 in Auburn Arena. A tremendous second-half effort, coach Amanda Butler said. We played about 30 minutes of good basketball, maybe 28. (We) had a really, really slow start. Im really proud of our team for not letting that set the tone for the whole game. Florida struggled to gain momentum goal by freshman Christin Mercer less than 2 minutes into the contest, the Gators were held scoreless for the Poor shooting has plagued the Gators early in SEC play, and turnovers compounded the problem against the Tigers. Florida wins second straight conference gameSEE AUBURN, P A GE 14LACR OSSE JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Staff Writer CHAPEL HILL, N.C. The Gators made history in 2012, advancing to their But the 2013 team already found a way Hill with a win. No. 3 Florida (1-0) came from behind feat No. 5 North Carolina 5-3 on Saturday at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. the programs four-year history against the Tar Heels. Florida lost its season opener at UNC son. tany Dashiell said. The past three years them, it felt like an incredible accomplishment and a great start to our season this year. The Tar Heels jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the game thanks to a goal by junior Taylor George and two from Abbey Friend, who scored a hat trick against the Gators in 2012. Coach Amanda OLeary called a timeout after the Tar Heels third goal, and North Carolina didnt score from that SEE LA CR OSSE, P A GE 14Dashiell Poll ResultsWhat is No. 2 Floridas biggest weakness?53% RELIANCE ON 3P T S 18% WEAK SEC 20% FEW FREE THR O W S 9% NO WEAKNESS54 total votes UF W omens Bask etball
A radio broadcast contributed to this report. Contact Phillip Heilman at pheilman@ alligator.org. ALLIGATOR Ryan Jones / AlligatorForward Jennifer George (32) attempts a pass during Floridas 87-54 victory against Alabama on Feb. 3. The Gators improved to 4-6 in Southeastern Conference play on Sunday. Ryan Jones / AlligatorSenior Brittany Dashiell (22) runs after the ball during Floridas 18-13 exhibition win against England on Jan. 24 at Dizney Stadium. TRA CK AND FIELD GORDON STREISANDAlligator Writer Sophomore breaks 21-year-old school record in high jumpFlorida won rebounding battle, outscored Auburn in paint AUBURN, from page 13 Contact Josh Jurnovoy at email@example.com. LACROSSE, from page 13Burke
CHUCK KINGSBURYAlligator Writer Florida waited 293 days for a second shot at Alabama. After the Crimson Tide beat the Gators by .075 points at the 2012 NCAA Super Six to claim last seasons national champiConference rival on Friday. And the Gators put it all on the victory over Alabama. Feb. 1. performance, coach Rhonda Faehn said. Probably still not 100 percent at what well probably do at the end but pretty incredible. That was the best routine of Ashanees four years here, Faehn said. It really was. ADAM LICHTENSTEINAlligator Writer season with three top-15 teams Classic. Florida traveled to Tempe, Ariz., and left undefeated. ploded, and the Gators run-ruled Freshman second baseman was at a premium. of the fourth, the Gators pushed mel drove in freshman Taylore Its always better to pitch On Saturday, UF faced Cal Sophomore Alyssa Bache offense, with Stewart and Mer Gators cruised to a 7-0 victory. team. Gators offense was explosive. The Gators then notched two in the third and another run in the outburst left. In the top of the seventh, with more Bailey Castro came in to bases loaded. She capped a sixteam, coach Tim Walton said. I ALLIGATOR, 15Kan Li / Alligator Bailey Castro bats during an exhibition against Santa Fe on Nov. 7, 2012, at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. Castro hit a grand slam during Floridas 14-3 win against Arizona on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. Sarah Davis / Alligator SOFTBALL UF Gymnastics
16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 RJ Schaffer / AlligatorSenior T.J. Vogel eyes his shot during the SunTrust Gator Invitational at MENS GOLF RJ SCHAFFER Alligator Writer Florida started its spring season with a disapfourth place on their home course. The Gators, playing in their only home tournament of the season at Mark Bostick Golf Course, SunTrust Gator Invitational. But Florida saw its lead slowly slip away in the second round against Florida State. We didnt have anything this week, coach Buddy Alexander said. We didnt play well, we didnt think well, we didnt putt well. We didnt play smart, and it was pretty disappointing. T.J. Vogel and Tyler McCumber, the Gators top two starters, struggled throughout the tour nament. Vogel, who is still recovering from hernia sur gery he underwent in December, shot an unchar acteristic tournament total of 216 (+6). end. and tied for 17th, respectively. The results may have been worse for the Gators if not for their depth with the play of Santiago Gavino and J.D. Tomlinson. Gavino appeared in just two tournaments in Tomlinson, a sophomore who has four top-10 ment. Today I started off not too good, Gavino said. I was three over through six, and then I birdied seven and came back on the back end and some bad mistakes, but Ive got to learn from them. Overall, my game is pretty good right now. Ive got to work on it, and I should be good for the next tournament. Still, the biggest surprise of the tournament was not only the play of Eric Banks, but that Banks was playing at all. Coach Alexander expressed doubt that the sophomore would play at all this season after undergoing open-heart surgery last summer. Banks proved that he has not only recovered but ready to get back to his starting role with the team. Banks competed as an individual, but had the best weekend of any Gator. total of 211 (+1). However, no effort from the Gators could sur pass the Seminoles. Florida State placed three players in the top 10, including the individual winner, Daniel Berger, who shot 203 (-7). under par (-8). North Florida placed second with ished third at 10 over par one shot better than Florida. [Florida] has such a great golf team, and their coaches are phenomenal, FSU coach Trey Jones said. To come in here and beat them, you know youre going to have to play exceptional. We made a few putts this week and played well, but we knew going in the odds were not in our favor with the type of program they have and how theyre playing at this event.UF disappoints at Gator Invitational