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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 78
THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005
* THE NEW PHOENIX PAR-
TY IS ONE OF NINE RUN-
NING IN SG ELECTIONS.
By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
The leaders of the former
Access Party made a mytho-
logical move Wednesday by as-
suming the name The Phoenix
Party for the upcoming Spring
The name change occurred
after party leaders unsuccess-
fully tried to re-acquire their
original n.! ae which was regis-
tered last week by Florida Blue
Key member Michael Shine.
"We wanted a party name
that would convey all the
things that we were feeling,"
said party advisor Andre
"The mythology of it paral-
lels our reality," he said.
According to legend, the
birdlike phoenix lived for 500
years, burned and later rose
from the ashes to live again.
Despite the new name and
logo, Samuels said the party
will be made up of the same
members and work toward the
same ideals that brought Access
into power last Spring.
"The party was always big-
ger than the name," he said.
A nominating convention,
which will be held in two
weeks, will allow Access vol-
unteers from the 2004 elections
to votefor students who wish
to run on the Phoenix Party
"We want everyone to come
out and watch and participate,"
UF guard Tau-
rean Green defends
- Auburn's lan Young
during the early
stages of an 84-78
Green netted eight
points and four
assists in the over-
See story, pg. 20.
The names of-any potential
Phoenix Party candidates have
not yet been disclosed.
Leaders first loorlked into
mlodilfin.g theirr part name
from the Access Part', to thi
Real Access Party to stand out,
a suggestion made by Director
of -Student Acti- ities' Lohse
in the upcom-
Samuels .in- elections.
J. Rodriguez Phoeni\ Part)
At least nine political partie-
are in \ ariou. stage- oft approv-
al with the Student .\ctivitie-
Center including Access.
Gator. Ignite Keg. Phoeni\.
Progre%.-. Strike Force. 'Sudent
Alliance and \oice.
Using previously held party
names, as well as having insid-
ers set up "dummy parties so
students 'don't know who to
vote fbr" are typical of SG's
past, Samuels said earlier.
In 2004, Access, Innovate
and Keg were the only parties
on the Spi ing ballot.
"I see all these parties as
actually a good thing," Student
Body President Jamal Sowell
He added that when stu-
dents see multiple qualified
candidates running for office,
they also may become inspired
to get involved.
Students who wish to cre-
ate a party must apply at the
Student Activities Center by
Katie Townsend Alligator Staff
Taking back the night
Participants register for the Take Back the Night 5K Safety Run/Walk Wednesday night to cel-
ebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month. With participants lined up to register throughout the
Reitz Union Colonnade, the event was considered a great success by its organizers.
Inmate's death likely a suicide
By: ELIZABETH PRANN
The Alachua County Sheriff s Office is investigating the
apparent suicide of a county jail inm .te in the fifth such
attempt to take place at the jail since July 2004.
John McPherson, 42, purportedly took his life by hang-
ing himself in his cell, ASO spokesman Jim Troiano said.
McPherson was charged with aggravated fleeing and
attempting to elude Gainesville police during an alleged
robbery on Nov. 16. He had been at the jail since Jan. 6.
Detention staff found McPherson when they brought
the deceased his breakfast and started CPR, continuing
until paramedics arrived. McPherson was pronounced
dead at the scene, Troiano said.
McPherson was alone in a two-person cell, a fact
Troiano said was due to that particular portion of the
jail- the adult male high-felony section- having only 28
of 32bunks occupied. Prisoners in this section are usually
housed in pairs.
McPherson left two notes, Troiano said, and although
the contents of those notes could not be released, Troiano
said they were extensive.
"There was a lot of information di-cuiss.ed however, I
cannot go into the contents of the note at this time."
Troi,amo said MIcPher-on presented no pret ious suicidal
tckdencie's hen he i-went through the routine scri-enring
"We had no idea he was going to kill himself.
It was up to [the inmates] as well as the de-
tention staff, and we had no indication."
"This is an important thing to deal with when you're
taking away someone's liberty," Troiano said.
There were no reports from fellow inmates of conspicu-
ous behavior from McPherson.
SEE SUICIDE, PAGE 5
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Fraternities face sanctions for conduct violations
By KYLIE CRAIG
Two UF fraternities face possible sanctions after reports
of underage drinking, hosting an unregistered "pre-party"
and extending the pledge process beyond the allotted ten-
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity was charged in violating
the Student Conduct Code by allowing underage drinking
at an unregistered pre-party on Sept. 25, a few hours prior
to the fraternity's registered safari party, where a 17-year-
old girl claims she was sexually assaulted by a fraternity
The alleged pre-party incident involved four members
of the fraternity and three underage females. All names-
were redacted from public records without explanation.
Older brothers reportedly asked if anyone wanted alco-
hol before purchasing it for the underage females.
One of the females involved said there were about 15
couples at the fraternity hou-e prior to the party. They ar-
rived early because they knew they would be unable to
drink once the party began, she said.
According to reports, those involved began drinking in
different rooms of the fraternity\ house around 9 p.m
"We're redoing our risk management with our
events to make sure nothing of this nature can
ever happen again."
Sigma Phi Epsiion president
Another woman involved, who admitted to drinking al-
cohol the night of the party, but not at the Sigma Phi Ep-ilon
fraternity house. arrived at about 11 p.m. She said there was
no guest list, and she was not checked in at the door.
.Chris Bucclarelli, Sigma Phi Epsilon president, said the
incident involved a few individuals who "wanted to do their
The fraternity has already begun to punish some of the
individuals involved, and one member of the fraternity has
been suspended, he said.
Bucciarelli also mentioned changes the fraternity is mak-
ing regarding future house events.
SWe're redoing our risk management with our events to
make sure nothing of this nature can ever happen again,"
Charges were also filed against the Pi Kappa Phi
Fraternity for allegedly not initiating members by Nov. 6.
The date marked the end of the maximum ten-week pledge
process allowed by the university.
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GPD holds off on using 50,000-volt Taser shock device
* THE DEVICES ARE BELIEVED TO BE
RELATED TO TWO RECENT DEATHS.
By ELIZABETH PRANN
Unruly Gainesville residents will continue
to be spared from a possible 50,000-volt Taser
shock from police.
Gainesville Police Department spokesman
Keith Kameg said his police agency is holding
off arming their patrol officers with devices
made by Taser International Inc. until thor-
ough research and analysis of the weapon n and
its possible consequences is completed
The Security and Exchange Commission
also launched an investigation last week into
claims made by Taser based on company -con-
ducted safety studies of its device.
Two recent Florida deaths involving
police altercations in Pensacola and Naples
have been alleged to be related to the shock
delivered by Taser de\-ices. Howev\-er, both'
of those deaths also involved cocaine, which
some medical experts believe may exacer-
bate the risk of heart failure, according to the
Ass-ociated Press. Agitation or underlying
health problems could also be risk factors.
Taser International Inc. stands by its prod-
"Taser technology saves lives every day,
and the use of Taser devices dramatically
reduces injury rates for police officers and sus-
pects.' according to a company press release.
Kameg said GPD is investgatng every
possible aspect of implementing use of Taser
devices, but his agency feels no urgency to
Many human-rights advocates want law
enforcement to stop using Taser devices until
Scientific evidence can show they don't kill.
According to an Amnesty International
report, the majority of police departments
in the United States using Taser devices are
in Florida. and police ma\ like Taser devices
because the\ are easy to car y, usable at a
distance and capable ot immobilizuinga tar-
get without, supposedly, causing permanent
In additionto safety concerns, Kameg said
supplying the approximately 300-member
team would be an expensive feat, considering
an hour ot training can cost up to $10,l000.
Security instructor Dane Dodd, a UT grad-
uate, under\nent what he
training for proper use of a
Taser gun five 'ears ago.
He explained the
shock as being extremely
unco mfortable and stun-
ningly painful, making the
Kameg weapon very effective.
"Tasers are a useful tool
for officers," Dodd said.
However, Dodd also emphasized the,
responsibility that comes with carrying the
weapon. He said that an otticer should ex-
haust all avenues before using a Taser device
on an uncontrollable individual.
"The profile'o f'aof serious threat amnust be
dearly defined." Dodd said. "They must
kno\i their subject cannot be controlled and
there is a high degree of agitation."
let Taser devices are not considered fire-
arms. which makes them legal tocarryinmost
states without permits. That makes them legal
for UF student and nightclub bouncer Jordan
laglich to wield.
"I've been in a situation where a Taser
would have been beneficial," the Velvet
Lounge bouncer said.
He remembers a situation last year when
an altercation broke out in front of the club and
the appro.irnately 12 to 15 bouncers w working
that night were unable to settle the ro%\dy
However, Maglich said he does not carry
any weapon when he works, and there are no
plans for him to start carrying a Taser or any
other weapon in the future.
Calls regarding the possibility of bouncers
' arrning Taser w\ eapon- \ were made to se\ eral
(,Gaine-ille-area, nightclubs, including Velvet
Lounge and :0S. but were not returned
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Investigation into CBS report intrigues professors
By MEGAN V. WINSLOW
Recent turmoil concerning
CBS's failure to accurately exam-
ine President Bush's Vietnam-era
military record piqued the atten-
tion of several UF professors, who
have followed the scandal since it
broke nearly four months ago.
During the Sept. 8 broadcast
of "60 Minutes: Wednesday," TV
news veteran Dan Rather, armed
with four memoranda suggest-
ing Bush had received prefer-
ential treatment as a National
Guardsman, called the president's
military career into question.
An independent investigative
panel recently released its find-
ings that the documents were
ne. er properly authenticated The
CBS news division suffered from
a severe lack in judgment, the in-
As. a result, four of the
network's top journalists found
themselves out of a job Monday.
Jon A. Roosenraad, assistant
dean of UF's College of Journalism
and Communications, diligently
followed the affair since CBS was
placed under scruntin\
"I think it iwas similarr to the
New York Times and Jayson Blair
[scandal]," said Roosenraad, who
teaches a class entitled "Problems
and Ethics of Journalism in
Society." "It started at the top and
reflected a total breakdown of the
system of what was supposed to
havebeen a ver ti l- proof, highly
respected news organization."
-Joseph Glover agrees
"It's just another chipping
away at the veneer of trust that
CBS has tried to build up, that all
of the net. i-.i.lhks e tried to build
up," he said. "The problem is that
this affects the press in general,
;Tlevi ioni niews in particular. '
XAlthough the panel concluded
it could not prove whether the
broadcast was sparked by po-
litical bias during an election year,
UF College Republican'- President
Hunter Williams said he believes
the incident is another prime ex-
.ample of a liberal leaning in the
"It's just another chipping
away at the veneer of trust
that CBS has tried to build
up, that all of the networks
have tried to build up."
"Releasing. fake documents
about a political candidate, no
matt~ i. hat party they belong to,
when the documents are obvious-
ly fake, is a clear bias," Williams
said. "The only reason you do that
is because you want to hit [Bush],
and you're betting that nobody's
going to notice or it's going to be
Mary Mapes, who produced
the segment, was among those
chastised by the panel for allow-
ing the story to run.
Mapes did not contact the
memo's anonymous source, sup-
plied by retired National Guard
Lt. Col. Bill Burkett, and was
unable to verify the document's
"It's dilticult to believe that
there wasn't some willingness on
the part of the reporters, the pro-
ducers, to accept what was before
them, what seemed to them to be
obvious,"-Glover said. "It's dif-
ficult to believe that there wasn't
some sort of political predilection
clouding their judgment."
Brendan [Moore. UF College,
Democrats spokesman, said the
"liberal news bias" is exaggerated.
.ltthough he said he religious l\i
watches both CNN and Fo\ News\
Channel, Moore said the media
primarily fails to live up to its
responsibility as a "watchdog of
"It's true that CBS did not
check their facts it's true that
they should have made sure the
memo was legitimate," he said.
"However, the mainstream media
focused on this memo, and they
did not focus on the fact that there
are legitimate questions about
Bush's record in the National
Nevertheless, Roosenraad and
Glover said they plan to make the
CBS blunder an important topic of
conversation among the students
in their journalism classes.
"It will be part of the lesson-
on being diligent about checking
your facts and about making sure
you have good sources and more
than one source, and that you
don't let your own predilections,
your own biases, affect your re-
porting," Glover said. "It's a very
good lesson in the basics."
New medical metaphors increase patient satisfaction
* ABOUT HALF THE U.S. ADULT
POPULATION FINDS MEDICAL INFOR-
MATION DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND.
By SKYLER SMITH
It ma\ not be aid\i-able for physicians to
speak like five-star generals to their patients,
according to a new UF study.
Dr. Gary M. Reisfield, a professor at the UF
Health Science Center in Jac kson\ilUe. recently
published a study on doctors' use of meta-
phor. with their iil patients in the journal of
"WAars on drugs. poverty and illiterac\ per-
iade our socieh. and \ ar tal k is eas1l adapt-
able to cancer," Re-stield -aid in a release
According to the study, the human brain is
wired to operate in metaphors, processing ab-
stract or complex\ concepts- in part b\ thinking
ot analogies derived from more familiar e\pe-
rience- Comparing a patient's struggle with
disease to a mil tar) battle can have unsettling,
Reifield bcgan- the stud\ when his aunt
,.\-as. diagnosed with cancer, and a doctor
compared her to an old car
UF and her knee a part needing
"She was incensed by
this comparison and refused to go back to
him," he -aid "It's very dehumanizing to be
compared to a mechanical thing."
Roughly 90 million American adults
- about half of the U.S. adult population
- find it difficult to understand basic medi-
cal information, according to an Institute of
_Medicine studio published last year. Choosing
metaphors wisely can increase patient satisfac-
tion, improve healthcare outcomes and reduce
healthcare costs, said Dr. George-R Wilson III,
with whom Reisfield conducted the study.
The team scoured books, ne 4\ papers and
Web logs for metaphors and concluded that
while no metaphors are right or wrong, there
are appropriate comparisons for each patient.
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UF, engineering firms work on "green" gas station
By JEFF SIRMONS
Soon, UF students could fill their gas tanks
while breathing fresh air at the world's first
"green" gas station.
UF's Rinker School of Building
Construction and Design is working with
Gainesville engineering firms to produce the
first energy-efficient convenience store with a
gas station and a Quiznos Sub. To become the
fourth "green" Gainesville building, they must
comply with standards set by Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED.
"In the long run, it costs less, it makes more
money and ithelps the environment along the
way, so it's a win, win, win situation," said
Dave Newport, director of the office of sus-
tainability at the school.
The Pantry Inc. plans on using this conve-
nience store as a model for future stores and
remodeling to current locations, Newport
"This is not just a little thing-it's a big
thing. More than 100 sites will be guided by
this site," Newport said.
There is a possibility that the convenience
store will operate on power generated from
windmills in Kansas, Newport said.
-There will be an electric vehicle charging
station at the gas station, and also an infra-
structure that could support more advanced
fuels such as hydrogen, Newport said.
"In the long run, it costs less, it
makes more money and it helps
the environment along the way, so
it's a win, win, win situation."
Rinker School of Building Construction and
Design director of the office of sustainability
"It's way ahead of its time," Newport said.
To further help the community, Quiznos
will hire children involved in the Reichert
House, a youth mentoring program for at-risk
children, Newport said.
Robert Walpole, lead civil engineer with
Causseaux & Ellington Inc., said the LEED
qualifications should be used as the bench-
mark for all future buildings.
"Obviously, the Pantry has very high stan-
dards by getting LEED certified," Walpole
The convenience store starts construction
in July and should be finished no later than
December, if the proposal is passed by the City
Commission, Walpole said.
The convenience store will be located at
Main Street and North 16th Avenue, replacing
the now-vacant Dodge car dealership.
Gainesville is home to three buildings that
meet LEED standards, including UF's Rinker
Hall the new UF Orthopaedics and Sports
Medicine Institute and the Alachua County
Courthouse Criminal Justice Center.
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Sarah Tobing, playing electric gutiar, was one of many performers at the twice-monthly Asian Po-
etry Open Mic at the Orange and Brew Wednesday night. The show, put.on by the Asian Student
Union, featured a variety of poets, guitarists, singers and comedians. Open Mic started about a
year ago in celebration of Kaleidoscope Month, which is also Asian Awareness Month.
Dorm sprinkler work underway
* THE RENOVATION FACED
By LINDSAY PETER
Alligator Contributing Writer
Students returning to Riker Hall
for Spring were greeted with signs
taped to each of their doors read-
ing: "Until further notice, sprinkler
heads are inactive!"
A fire sprinkler system had
finally been installed in the dorm
after several setbacks.
N, .rnm.ill', a project of this scope
would take 90 to 180 days," said
Mark Hill, assistant director of hous-
ing.for facilities management. "We
.:inli,.i'aled 180, but it has gone a
. little ltn ,_r "
13iilb Mlilhl-. project manager,
,said tiw first. pi'bllcm wds finding
,qualified, local., orl;cr to colm'iplctk
Then workers found wooden
boards connected to utility wiring
needed to be removed and the wir-
Inspections by Environmental
Health and Safety
also had portions
of its electrical
system and fire
alarm updated to
Hill comply with fire
New water lines were installed
around the building. and piping
was pressure-tested before being
placed in the ceiling.
System tests still need to be con-
ducted in February and March, with
the majority of ,the .testing.-beirng
completed during Spring Break, .
Installation forced workers to be
on the floors of Riker Hall the major-
ity of Fall, with the exception of the
first two weeks of school and final
"They should have finished it
during a time when we didn't have
school because it makes it hard to
concentrate," said UF freshman
The setbacks experienced in
Riker have helped to prepare for the
same installations in other dorms,
All dorms will get similar reno-
vations as needed. Updated systems
will feature a temperature-activated
sprinkler system and a standing
pipe system in the stairwells.
The 'total cost of the sprinlJlei
systems, will be between $' nmullion
a"nd $ 10 mr ill on.
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Jail seeks improvements
SUICIDE, from page 1
"We had no idea he was going to kill himself," Troiano said.
"It was up to [the inmates] as well as the detention staff, and we
had no indication."
McPherson's room shows no signs of any suspicious activ-
ity or foul play, Troiano said.
The jail has been improving since the first suicide attempt
in July, such as replacing the normal 6-by-8-inch peep window
with glazed glass doors, which allows the detention staff to
clearly see into an inmate's cell, Troiano said.
"We are trying everything we can to keep those inmates and
our staff safe," he said.
However, Troiano said it is a difficult task because the previ-
ous attempts occurred in the section of the jail where inmates
suspected of having mental health issues are held. McPherson
was not in that area.
Troiano said he expects autopsy results today.
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6, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005
Courts' priorities wrong
in adoption decisions
As cliche, as it sounds, it's time for somebody to think
about the children.
In a number of recent decisions, courts have been at-
tempting'to throw the institution of parenthood back in time to
the days when it was more socially acceptable to be a murderer
than a "bastard."
Evidence of this is not far from home. In Jacksonville, a
couple who raised a 3-year-old boy, Evan Johnson, since he was
two days old, have been ordered to give him to his biological
The mother, who had separated from the biological father
before she knew she was pregnant, had agreed privately to let
the defendants adopt Evan.
Two months after the couple began caring for the boy, the
father-not the mother-filed for custody before the adoption
could be finalized:
There were plenty of reasonable arguments for the father's
side. Since the adoption wasn't legally recognized yet, he had a
legitimate claim. Because Evan had been with his new family
for only two months, he may not have developed a bond with
them that would have been traumatizing to break.
But the father in the beginning did not even have the mother
on his side, as she supported the surrogate parents' right to keep
the boy--util it became apparent the father could win.
More importantly, after a long period of legal battles, Evan
has lived with the defendants for three years. To remove a child
from those who have been his parents in every sense but by law
for that long would be unconscionable.
This is not an issue of whether or not the result was right
under the law, but an issue of whether or not it was in the child's
Unfortunately, the decision reflects the prevailing judicial
opinion throughout the state and the country that these are mat-
ters of parents' rights, rather than matters of children's rights.
Providing the most glaring evidence of this, the Supreme
Court has yet again cleanly extricated itself from the battle over
Their continued refusal to consider this important social
issue is baffling. If the Supreme Court can see fit to rule on as
touchy a subjectt as the private practice of gay sex-a practice i
that does not affect public life, regardless of-whether or not you
agree with it on moral grounds-they most certainly should
not put off making a decision that could improve the lives of
thousands of children.
The principle is very simple: those who would make the best
parents should be allowed to adopt. If a gay couple can pass the
rigorous selection procedures and background checks that are
required under the current system, they should not be barred
from doing so.
Gay rights is and will continue to be a devisive issue in our
society. If the Supreme Court has decided if needs more time
to consider the correct position, fine. Better to make the choice
with" authority once than to deliver a wishy-washy plurality
that solves nothing.
But they should not duck the issue of adoption rights when
it comes up again. In the meantime, the right for our children to
have loving, supportive families is being neglected.
For the other cases, there is no excuse. When a suit such as
this comes up, there is only one thing the judge and jury must
Think of the children.
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Democrats need clear goals, leaders
t hasn't been hard to argue with my Democratic
friends in recent years. The soulless party line they
follow ensures arguments without passion or rea-
son. I've found stirring up trouble is easy and entertain-
ing,.as unsustainable opposition often arises. You want
to encourage-hard work and smart investment? Then
tax the successful and give more to the mediocre. You
see inequality in the workplace and in schools? Then
give one group an advantage over another based solely
America clearly has turned away from many of the
classic liberal ideas that made the Democratic Party
strong and effective for decades.
Soon, it will be time for the Democratic Party to
choose its future. As party loyalists gather in Orlando,
they will be wise to remember'the lessons of 2004: never
forget the silent strength of the South, never underesti-
mate the power of decisive leadership and never deny,
the need for early, strategic planning.
While I tend riot to encourage the growth and
strengthening of the Democratic Party, as a political
nerd I'm somewhat, disgusted by the amorphous blob
that has formed from the carcass of the donkey killed
on Election Day. While I'll be a Republican until my
last vote is cast, I am disappointed to see a portion of
America represented only by the frightening figures of
Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy. The "leadership" of
the current Democratic Party has failed to define a vi-
sion for America's future.
There is little hope for the party as it stands today.
Some within the Democratic Party push for more of the
same: bland leadership, whiney dissent and undefined
policy. Other insiders call for the liberalization of the
party. Apparently, they want to create more distance
between the party and the thinking American voter.
Powerful Democrats should be shown the electoral
map, with its glorious spans of red. They should be re-
minded of the likely longevity of the Republican Party.
Regardless of the choice Democrats make in their Feb.
12 election, little change will occur in a party still cel-
ebrating its long-ago victories. The culture of America
has changed,but the party has failed to change with it.
As a card-carrying Republican, I'm not sad to see the
Democratic Party wither in the shadow of Republican
dominance. It's clear the Democratic Party needs new
life. The party needs a vision for America that can coun-
ter the clear Republican message. With the Republican
Party holding strong majorities in both houses of
Congress and in the presidency, the prospect of four
years of a purposeless minority seems dangerous to the
Democratic Party leadership has done little to inspire
and little to rally its troops. In the coming months, I
hope to hear something from the Democratic Party that
expresses a genuine plan for the future of America. The
Hillary Clintons and the Ted Kennedys are poor repre-
sentations of the beliefs of the average vyter. There is
hope for intelligent debate that will improve our politi-
cal process, but it can't come without a vision from the
Until the Democratic Party defines itself as some-
thing other than "Not-the-Republican Party," it will be
easy to negate their arguments. To my friends on the
left, get it together-It'll be 2006 before you know it,
and we'll again meet on the political battlefield. This
time, I'd like to see you bring some ammunition.
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Letters to the Editor
Student ambivalence means SG in
danger of remaining a private club
Editor: The Access Party did the
unthinkable last Spring: they beat the
party in power and saw very high voter
turnout. We were all promised a party
for the students, but, after whispers of
future taps and other perks in the ears of
the Access presidential ticket by Florida
Blue Key, it appears they've turned their
backs on the Gators. They ran on minori-
ties versus white fraternities, sororities
and typical Student Government, but
now they've cut out the minorities and
transformed into the malevolent SG we
all know and hate. Student apathy is at an
all-time high, and, while it's great lots of
kids know who Jamal Sowell is, they still
couldn't give a dog's crap about SG.
History tells us this corruption of the
students' trust will lead to the party's
downfall, but what's the point if the pro-
cess will repeat itself endlessly?
Either something major and historic
happens this SG election season, or SG
will remain a private club for over-in-
volved, resume-boosting political science
majors and aspiring law students to let all
their egos blow up and brag about how
important they are.
Government should not use terror in Iraq
Recent report by Newsweek should alarm every decent
American. It revealed the Pentagon is debating whether to
se "death squads" to quell the rebellion in Iraq.
According to Newsweek, one Pentagon proposal "would send
Special Forces teams to advise, support and possibly train Iraqi
squads, most likely hand-picked Kurdish Peshmerga fighters
and Shiite militiamen, to target Sunni insurgents and their sym-
pathizers, ... It remains unclear, however, whether this would be
a policy of assassination or so-called 'snatch' operations, in which
the targets are sent to secret facilities for interrogation." The strat-
egy is being termed the "Salizador option," referring to the Reagan
administration's strategy of funding or supporting "nationalist"
death squads to defeat rebels in El Salvador-a strategy which led
to many civilian deaths.
What the Pentagon really is talking about here is creating an
Iraqi Gestapo that would help us by using terror to frighten Sunnis
into cooperating with the new government. Newsweek quoted
one anonymous military source as saying, "The Sunni population
is paying no price for the support it is giving to the terrorists. From
their point of view, it is cost-free. We have to change that equation."
But to "change that equation" by using terrorism would be tanta-
mount to selling America's soul. We are supposed to be fighting
a war against terror, after all. And there seems to be a trend here.
First, the Bush administration told us it was necessary to classify
suspects from the Middle East as "enemy combatants," denying
Jason Levitt them the Geneva Conventions' legal protec-
Speaking Out tions for prisoners of war. We have been told
to accept that most of the more than 500
prisoners in Guantanamo Bay still have not
been charged. The few who were released tell stories of torture and
brutality, but we have been told not to believe them.
And then came the photos from Abu Ghraib. This time, the
sadistic brutality was in full view of the American public. The
administration told us the actions-werethe results of a few twisted
individuals. So far, I have accepted that in war the lines between
right and wrong are blurred. Sometimes, in order to win, terrible
things must be done.
SCase in point: American war planes firebombed Tokyo during
WWII, killing thousands of civilians. Some of the pilots recalled
getting sick from the smell of burning flesh coming from below.
The horror of this act only was surpassed by the atomic blasts on
Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These terrible acts helped bring the war
to a close, and therefore were in some way justified.
But America is now embroiled in a different type of war. We are
not against a country but the technique of using terror to achieve
an objective. Already, the Pentagon has come dangerously close to
crossing the line. If it decides to proceed with the plan to use "death
squads," it will be crossed. We will then have become the enemy,
and therefore it will be us we must destroy.
Jason Levitt is a journalism senior.
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005
Gai nesv ille's
newest favorite sons,
Rehasher, sat down
with Chad Smith to
chat about the local
Read the complete interview at
Chris Martin says
he's been around the
"But not in a
sexual way," he
clarified with a laugh.
The 21-year-old singer-songwriter
based out of Orlando, brings his solo
act to Eddie C's on Monday.
To find out more about Martin,
see June Cappiello's profile at
Faces Loenge -Morvninbell,
The Selfish Gene, The
Candy Bars, Witness the
Covmmvon Groit4ns The
Rehasher, Billy Reese
Peters, Period Three
Faces LoMtnge Ploww,
Team Mascot, isevLtnin-
jas, The. Boy and the
M market Street Fllckerstick,
TiVie, Gadwell Lane.
Edtde C's-Words Now Heard,
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DJ Loki lowers blood pressure, raises roof
By ALICIA PEREZ
With his hands he creates a blend 't rhythmic beats
that tantalizes the bodies ot those who feel the need to
be set free through the art of dance.
And with those same hands. he soon may help save
the lives of hospital patients.
Larry Malbog, better known as DJ Loki to club-gu-
k 4L a S~l
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ers. has ciatcd ihypnotizing beats with his turntables
tor two-and-a-half \years.
Growing up in the small town of Clewiston,
Malbog's passion wa, nimu'ic. In high school, he started
break dancing v. hile listening to Dis mix songs -at
"My senior year. I heard this group of Dis known
as the Beat Junkies. ,nd from that moment. I decided [
wanted to be a DJ." the 21-year-old says.
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AWhen he came to UF, Malbog
jimrncd the Filipino Student
Association and began to spin at
somreof their parties. From there,
he made contacts with The Hip
Hop Collective, another UF-fpon-
si'red club, for whom he has spun
Malbog was. unsuccessful with
hi,; attempt to be on the radio. but
an-wejing an advertisement for
Ski Nightclub downtown, proved
to be a life-changing tvent. he
'I called different promoters.
and Sky was the only club-that gave
me a chance." ,Malbog says as his
fingers play with the click-wheel of
his white iPod. "I have been there
for three months now. spinning on
.Thursday and Saturdlaynights."
Malbog says his alias is unique
because of its origins.
The name, he explains, comes
trom the fact his friends, tell him he
is a low key person \et, it holds a
double meaning in Sweden, where
Loki is the god of mischiet. he says
But rather than continuing to
* explain his growth as a DJ Malbog
-ays proudly, that he'does not as-
pire to be a DJ
'It's no surprise that because I
am Filipino I am destined to be in.
the medical field," the third-vear
nursing student says grinning.
."But I chose to become a nurse.
"iot because my parents wanted
He says he hopes the experience
he has creating remixes at the club
Swill transfer to helping people, who
are in need at the hospital In both
aspects of his life. he w ill be inter-
acting with people.. which is what
he enjoy'v doing.
"The crowd's response to my,
spinning is unaazing." he says. 'I
like doing blends, which is when
I use lyrics of one song and put it
on top of the music of another. I get
paid to do what I .tove, what more
can I ask for?"
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 9
Dirty dialogue can be silenced
Mo gorlfrtevld s reaLLo cool, exceptfor one
th She avenzm s thatwe taLk dirtu OLr-
ivg sex. Ske suggested ist \wKile t,0t nl I
thouAgt it was hot at5jrst. Now i etfeLs like
a porvno ever tLwne we go at it. SoWtet, es
I jAst Wavt sex to be Like it was ejbre she
discovered her ort wloothk btt t's stche b
tmrn onfor her tkht it's hardy to inke her
stop. How do I oet her to qslet dow? D.S
Dear Jenna Jameson's Man Toy,
Enough about how you feel, how do your neighbors
feel? Please tell me you have well-insulated walls.
But seriously, props to you for not just slapping a pillow
over her face or drowning her out with ESPN. No matter
how much fun her filthy vocabulary was the first 10 times,
S the same thing over and over
again is going to get old.
Are you familiar with the phi-
losophy of "if you can't beat em',
join em?" You can play her game
of X-rated Outburst while satisfy-
Jump Your ing your need for silent shagging.
Bones Jones Before either of your clothes
Undercovers are off, describe for her in vivid
firstname.lastname@example.org detail how badly you want to rav-
ish her. Tell her where you want
toput your hands and \our mouth Iand whatever cele tick-
les your fa:n,:;, on her b;odi, then phs.\icall\ dco- what \ou.
describe. E,.plam that if -he makes any noi-.e at alU yout i\ll
stop what you're doing.
When you're done pleasing her, tell her it's her turn to
describe what she wants to do to you. This way, she gets to
start off with some of the naughty.verbal action she craves
and you get to rid yourself of ear muffs. Pretty clever com-
If you show her the kind of oral that doesn't require
talking, she won't mind keeping her mouth shut.
'2 Pianos' not just for pianists
s the dark, n~ d theater is il-
luminated by the soft, glow
of overhead lighting, two
characters stand on stage. Not two
people, but two grand pianos.
Soon after follow two men, the
characters of Richard Greenblatt and
Ted Dykstra, the same names as the
creators of the most recent production
at the Hippodrome State Theatre.
After several minutes of the two
men nervously whispering, making
faces and shuffling around, their
fingers meet the ivory keys and "2
Pianos, 4 Hands" bursts to life with a
full classical piano duet.
"2 Pianos, 4 Hands," however, is
more than just classical music.
In fact, the musical selection rang-
es from John Lennon's "Imagine"
to Elton John's "Bennie and the
Jets," with everything from Bach to
Beethoven mixed in between.
"2 Pianos, 4 Hands" follows the
lives of two
Angle De Angelis Adams,
At the Hipp and Ted,
email@example.com played by
as the show's associate director.
Richard and Ted are the show's
main dchiactEi. but the actor-, al.o
play the role-s ot parent's teachers, and
This production is a little bit of ev-
erything. Part comedy, part musical
and part drama '2 Pianos~, 4 Hands"
follows the Richard and Ted's lives
from their childhood lessons to their
adult searches for fame.
"2 Pianos, 4 Handm will appeal
not only to tho'.e who ha\ e endured
musical lessons, but to anyone who
has had to work to pertect a talent. It
is a story ot the a.pirarion to follow a
dream and the loss of letting it go.
Though lighthearted, the play il-
lustrates the delicate moment when
the characters come to terms with re-
ality in their searches for stardom. It
contrasts the humor that comes with
learning an instrument with the more
serious moments of moving on:
Frey and Adams are no strang-
ers to .their characters. Frey has
performed in more than 200 produc-
tions of "2 Hand., 4 Piano,," more
-than half of them opposite Adams.
The actors swiitched roles for their
"2 Hands, 4 Pianos" runs until Jan.
30 at the Hippodrome State Theatre,
located at 25 SE Second Place.
To purchase tickets, contact the
Hippodrome at 375-HIPP or online at
'Pit' traps critic
in odd scenario
S ex, violence and profanity aren't what I normally
imagine when going to the theater; however, "The
r\oti ei Pit" isn't a normal play.
Shamrock McShane's unsettling piece deals with the
problems and issues of the public school system, and it
does so in a way I definitely did not expect.
"The Votive Pit" focuses on
various stereotypes of teachers
I remember from growing up
S -- the psychotic history teacher
S who dresses in Colonial get-up
for no reason, the flamboyant
guidance counselor, the over-
Heather Berger the-hill teacher who just won't
Curtain Call retire. This aspect is believable,
I just don't remember having
teachers killing students at my middle school.
Things start to get strange right around there.
Suddenly there is blood, echoing voices and an old
woman making sexual innuendo with two Barbie dolls.
It might ha:. e been a drean s.equeince, but I didn't get it.
De -pite i hat -.emred to go oi: ei m\ head. "The Votive
'Pi has some great ai.pEc:tsha lket kept mc ery interested.
It presents important issues in today's schools such as
illitetac\. violence and cultural diversity. I loved how the
teachers have the audience playing the students.
They even sent an audience member "to the office" for
not obeying the dress code.
The spooky set establishes the mood for the play ee-
rie, yet somehow credible.
I am not used to small venues like The Acrosstown
Repertolry Theatre, but it certainly added to my apprecia-
tion of the pla\ T I\\ a 'o in\ oh ed that it kept me iwonder-
ing and that s h\ h I am .so unsettled about it toda\.
.la, be that \wa.S the point atter all.
For all ot you intellectuals \\ho lo\ e to anal lze. "The
\otive Pit" -hould be a great match. Maybe afterward,
you can explain it to me.
"The Votive Pit" plays at The Acrosstown Repertory
Theatre from Thursday to Saturday until January 29. The
show begins at 8 p.m., and tickets are $7 for students and
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Warrior Within worth
time despite pitfalls
Iskip Vin Diesel movies for a -VE.,; them for
Angst-ridden one-liners, ter- decapitations.
rible metal themes and my-way-or- If -it
the-highway attitudes don't make I ain't broke
characters tough. They make them .... don't fix it.
generic. Brett Kelman It wasn't,
So when I played Ubisoft's Don't Hate the Playa so Ubisoft
"Prince of Persia: Warrior Within," didn't.
I was disappointed to see a gaming But that's
series with such inventive gameplay not true for
fall prey to character cliches. the game's abysmal sound. The
While the series' last installment, trademark Arabian music is almost
Sands of Time, had the flair of an completely absent, and even if you
Arabian swashbuckling adventure, like the trash Godsmack contributes,
S the bleak atmosphere of Warrior you'll get sick of hearing the same
Within turns it into a hackneyed two guitar tracks over and over.
tale of revenge, fate or something I The sound effects are no better.
quickly learned not to care about. Screeching death throws are pain-
The Prince's persona, darkened ful, and the Prince's one-liners are so
by years of fleeing an unstoppable bad, you almost want to let him die.
beast, is not the inventive series twist But the core gameplay of im-
its makers must have imagined, mar- proved combat and magnificent
ring an otherwise fun game. platformihg make Warrior Within a
The combat is a constant reward. worthy installment to a great series.
SandsofTimeveteranswillbe thrilled I advise you to play this game.
to find the Prince deadlier than ever. Just skip the cut scenes and mute
He can throw, strangle, kick, disarm the sound. Trust me, you don't care
and pick up enemy weapons for im- what's going on and won't want to
pressive dual-wield moves or throw hear about it.
Labor singer to play benefit
By NATHANIEL DEAS her roots. We're really lucky to get someone of
Avenue Writer her talent."
Renowned musician Utah Phillips also
Forty-nine million Americans are uninsured praises Feeney, calling her "the best labor singer
Planned Parenthood constantly is under threat in North America."
Migrant workers are exploited,in Immokalee. "Honestly, Utah Phillips is one of very few
Folk singer Anne Feeney covers it all. ; people that I would accept that praise from,"
"It all inspires me," she says. "And I enjoybe- Feeney says. "In my opinion, and probably lots
ing the messenger, letting others know about all of other folks, he is the best labor singer in North
the cool things that are happening that Fox News America. But it's really not about being the best
doesn't cover." for me, I'm just thrilled to be able to do this
Feeney, whose style is reminiscent of Joan Baez, work."
brings her message to the Matheson Museum, Perhaps Feeney's highest compliment comes
located at 513 E. University Ave., tonight from Peter, Paul and Mary, who cover her tribute
at 8. Proceeds 'TO Ive Peter, PM at Maro to those who stand up for their
will benefit beliefs, "Have
the Civic learn SOV0 of'W41ne I botq0glt m'y ~ g tar SO I You Been
Media cotl4r. lev Llr oftheir sons whe I was 16 years ol. to Jail for
Center and Justice?,"
Alachua County It'S a p rett) maW rVlo eb tm.r Of evestse." on their
Labor Party's cam- boxed set,
paign to put universal healthcare on Florida's "AM FMn V "Carry It On."
ballot in 2006. "To have Peter,
"It'll be a great time," Feeney says. "The Paul and Mary learn a song of mine
Matheson Museum is a wonderful place to hear I bought my guitar so I could learn all of their
music, and you'll be supporting.the Just Health songs when I was 16 years old," Feeney says.
Care Campaign of the Labor Party. Even if you're "It's a pretty marvelous turn of events."
not one of the 49 million uninsured folks in this The lyrics sung by Feeney, whose raw and
country, you ought to be concerned about this honest voice often takes on reggae, hip hop and
crisis." ska styles, should resonate with fans of artists like
Joe Courter, a founding member of the CMC, Woody Guthrie or Rage Against the Machine.
says he-is thrilled to have Feeney in Gainesville. Tickets are $7 at Goerings and Wild Iris book
"Anne Feeney is a treasure," he says. "She stores, or $10 at the door. Expect an intimate set-
sings about labor and topical information that's ting with a lot of audience interaction.
typically not heard on the radio. "[My live show is] kind of like coming over
While she could lend herself more to radio to my house and rooting through my closets,"
and larger audiences, she chooses to stay true to Feeney says. "I'm never sure exactly what's go-
ing to unfold over the course of the evening."
Writer crosses into dark side with sordid short stories
Wonder how often Rod Liddle
heard he could go blind from
Because in his debut book, "Too
Beautiful for You," virtually no
sexual act goes unpunished.
Reading Liddle's collection of
interconnected stories is like having
sex in the backseat of a "Tales from
the Crypt" episode.
One woman, Anna, slowly turns
into a cockroach from a combination
of depilatory cream and hours in a
tafining booth. She also could have
metamorphosed due to a one-night
stand with a married man who has a
demon in his espresso machine.
Or maybe, just maybe, poor
Anna's skin turned black and shiny
because the insect life featured in an-
other strain of Liddle's world finally
rose up to overtake humanity.
The author, the associate editor
of a British news magazine called
The Spectator, gave up a position
as news editor of BBC's "The Today
Program" because of a conflict of
interest in writing his column in the
British newspaper The Guardian.
I can't imagine what kind of
journalist Liddle is, but he's a master
at holding back what journalists are
trained to shove up front: This man
paints a story in the negative space.
He is British, after all, and every-
thing is backward over there, right?
But the unveiling of critical
details turns all rules ass-end up.
Suddenly, a tale of a man getting a
blow job in a park from his mother-
in-law falls into a whole new light.
His stories no longer are sordid
bits of gratuitous fiction but depar-
tures in which Liddle succeeds in
taking the reader with him without
judgment, to view humanity's dark-
er side even though Liddle often
takes the reader where no person in
his right mind wants to go.
Liddle succeeds in being almost
funny even titillating in a
Off the Press though
firstname.lastname@example.org many have
like the man who craved his ex-
girlfriend because all her. impor-
tant parts tasted like Marmite and
Liddle tipped his hand as a nov-
ice in the art of fiction the book's fi-
nal story, "The Lost Honor of Engin
Hassan." I knew I'd be cleaning my
mental palate with some chick lit
and waiting for his next book before
I proclaimed him a great read.
He wrote dialogue for a Muslim
terrorist using the exact turn of
phrase that fell out of the mouths
of his twenty-something South
Londoners. Proximity might have
sold "It's just not on" as a colloquial-
ism but not to the point of crossing
countries and cultures and into the
mouths of terrorists.
Just because the devil lived in
the espresso machine does not still
mean he's not still in the details.
Sushi = Japanese
Sushi = Kotobuki
Newsday, NY Post,
Christian Science Monitor
A film by Jonathan Caouette
TA RNA TION
Showtimes 7pm & 9pm
Hippodrome Cinema 375-HIPP
. THURSDAYA, JANUARY 13, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 11
Barbecue Casual Japanese Mexican Vegetarian .
Real Pit BBQ Brunch Buffet with never-
in Gainesville and ending Mimosas starts at
Where the Locals Eat" 11:00am. Open at 5pm daily.
ace in Gainesville for 706 W University Ave.
Q. David's says come Call for takeout 378-2001
r breakfast, lunch or
dult size portions for Cafe Gardens
;e appetites. David's Cafe Gardens has been just
the Gators. Open across from the UF. Campus
SMon-Sat, 8am-9pm since 1976. This quaint
are located at 5121-A landmark establishment with
I Ave. (352) 373-2002. award winning courtyard
3BQ delivers the best dining is. perfect for any date
where in Gainesville or gathering. Don't miss the
)rfood.com Friday wine tasting 6-8pm.
Open 7 days. Lunch meetings
Bi : catered. Daily Lunch & Drink
I5trO Specials..-Live Music Nightly-
Call 376-2233 1643 NW 1st Ave.
Gourmet food at student prices!
Large selection of wines starting
at $9.99. Wine tasting Wed &
Fri 4-8pm. 3 tastes only $4.95.
Open 11am-llpm Sun-Thurs
and til midnight Fri & Sat.
Serving a wide array of
appetizers, burgers, wings,
steaks, -salads and seafood,
The Swamp offers something
for everyone. Come and relax
on the front lawn or on one
of our intimate decks while
enjoying our daily lunch,
dinner or drink specials. Don't
miss our famous Happy Hour,
Monday thru Friday 4pm-8pm.
Located across from University
of Florida, it's the perfect place
to unwind and experience that
great Gator flavor they call The
Swamp. Delivering lunch and
dinner Mon-Sun 11am-lOpm.
1642 W. Univ. Ave. 37-SWAMP
(377-9267) For catering
information call 380-9291.
Serving California Mediter-
ranean Cuisine. Live Jazz
Specials: Happy. Hour
everyday 4pm-10pm.: Dollar
drafts, 2 for 1 single hquor
drinks & house wines. Lunch
& dinner specials Mon-Fri.
11 TV's, 2 Big Screen Outside
Seating. Behind Eckerd's
in Butler Plaza. 374-0675
Where eating well means
eating healthfully. Gainesville's
best Chinese food, according
to many of our customers.
Family run, expert chef,
now with more vegetables.
Generous portions, fast
service & super lunch/dinner
combos. FREE DELIVERY
613 NW 16th Ave. 372-4282.
Full menu and specials @
3222 SW 35th Blvd. (Butler
Plaza next to Publix). Enjoy
Authentic Japanese food
in a Casual & Comfortable
as best pl
Ribs & BI
on in for
hookahs, parts, charcoals,
on 1hursauas; suv". 9at" 1a
o .'hursdavs; -Stt~t fat environment Our extensive fine tobacco, and. hala, .meat.
W-'.:ISHIp BAR 'provides the.:<,:^iI -.:,:i r
best portions in town. All
sushi made-to-order. Try our
new menu with new rolls,
appetizers, lunch specials, &
unique rice wines. Open every
day 11:30am-10pm. To Go
orders available on everything.
335-3030. Delivery available
Farah's On the Avenue
Gainesville's Premiere Hookah
Lounge! One of Farah's best
hidden measures are its hookah
tobacco pipes, also known
as Argilleh, these flavorful,
aromatic concoctions of taste
and smell offer a relaxing
mood either before, after, or
perhaps even while dining at
Farah's. We use only the finest
brand of premium hookah
tobacco and natural charcoal,
imported directly from the
Mediterranean Gulf. For your
dining pleasure we offer meze,
traditional small plates of
food, such as hummus, kibbie,
'falafel, spinach & artichoke
dip, baba ghanoush, and
kifta. Famous for our wings,
gyros, burgers and steaks.
Large vegetarian selection. All
service in a casual atmosphere.
Saturday nights BELLY
DANCING beginning at 8pm.
1120W. Univ. Ave. 378-5179
1011 W. University Ave.
11-10 Mon-Sun 336-5323. We
have the best Falafel, Tabouli,
Hummus, Baba, Grape Leaves
& Gyros-beef or chicken. Fresh
smoothie bar & Baklava. Pita
Bread Bakery at 2401. SW
13th St., 372-4995. We sell
Serving Gainesville since
1976. Made to order, made
from scratch Many vegetarian
& vegan items available.
Open 7 days, 11am-lOpm.
16 NW 13th St. 378-5948.
You've had the rest, now
try the BEST Mexican food
in Gainesville. We have
great fajitas & vegetarian
cuisine. Loved by Gators
past and present since 1990;
Best homemade salsa in
town. Open 7 days a week
for lunch and dinner. 1723
SW 13th St. Take out and
catering available 376-6989.
Catering Gainesville for 16
years now! Come and enjoy
authentic Mexican food at
reasonable prices. Try one of
our fajita entrees or choose
from several vegetarian
selections. Also try our special
grilled pork chops with black
beans and rice. Don't forget
about our tasty margaritas
on special Mon-Thurs at
$2.25 & 2-4-1 Mich Lite &
Bud Lite drafts, $1.95 Mon
& Tues. Located behind Red
Lobster across from Oaks Mall.
*Carry out also available*
332-0878. Closed Sunday.
Pizza legend since 1973. Whole
pizzas & slices. Open 7 days
a week 9am 11pm Sun-
Thurs. Fri & Sat till 12am. Call
ahead for pickup 375-2007.
For delivery call 379-FOOD.
Located next to-Bistro 1245.
Leo's Cafe open daily 9am.
Flavored coffees. espressos
-&, fresh baked 'pastries,.
Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine
prepared with all natural ingre-
dients. Organic food, smoothies
and juices. Amex/Visa/ATM
10am-9pm 505 NW 13th St.
Delicious traditional Viet-
namese cuisine with popular
Asian favorites as well. Pho,
Banh-Cuon, Bahn Xeo, Banh
Tom Ha-Noi. Enjoy great food
at great prices. Big new rooin!
Family owned restaurant. Next
to Holiday Inn downtown.
Dine in or take out. Catering
available. Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:
30pm, Sun 11:30-9pm, 374-0934
For information on
BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND -
THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005
n.r Ret' Fdrnished' E BtFor Rent r UnfurriSheiio 5 FoeReiL IU-n Uiiriislel or V
LIVE OUT YOUR DREAMSII
Roommate matching 3/3 from only $435
FREE Cable w/ HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gatid*'24hr gym* Tan FREE*Close to UF
Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Long & short term lease
Now as low.as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
Live in Peace! Luxury 3BR & 4BR, includes:
utilities, furniture, individual lease, W/D, ex-
tended cable. Starting at $480/mo. Call The
Landings at 336-3838. 4-20-71-2
*** SORORITY ROW AREA ***
Experience the luxury at Windsor Hall:
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single &
double suites available. Starting at $375/mo
includes everything gym, pool, DSL, elec-
tric, etc. 337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
BETTER THAN THE DORMSI
Private Rooms $299-$380
No Hassle Living at UF! 372-7111
1BR & 2BR Huge floor plan. Private patio,
park at your door. Oasis 377-3149 Furn Avail.
3436 SW 42nd Ave & 34th St. $500 & $600/
WALK TO UF!
Clean, ciomfortnale efficiency/studio, private
entrance, parking lease: NS, no pets $325/
Smo incl utils Call 352-376-8026 1-20-15-1
PROFGRAD STUDENT. Safe, quiet furn or
ur.urn. All amenities $300/mo Leave mssg.
Apt. for rent for fall 2005! University Terrace
$395/mo includes utilities, internet, cable tv.
On bus route, good location, 4BR/4BA, bal-
conyl Call 219-5997 1-26-15-1
2BR/1BA apt. Very good condition. partially
furnished. -Brandywine. $5:2C0mo Available
now. Call. 305-888-2385,' 954-655-7130
2/2 in 2.5 townhouse @ The Landings. Free
cable & HBO, W/D, SW 1,850'mo to1al +
utils, Jan Free. Utils about $120/mo. Corner
of 13th & Williston. Park across from UF
*"increiblOle Deal 1/1 in 4/4**
walking closets; full.bath, W/D
Pool view, gym, FULL furnish
ONLY $425/mo 352-258-3542 1-14-4-1
M/F NS Grad student/professional
wanted to rent furn room in gorgeous
new house 1.5 mi to Shands. Kitchen.
LR, laundry $425 + utils 336-5450 or 954-
Off- 34th St. Furnished Apt.
Rent $375. Will negotiate.
Call 561-452-6231 1-14-4-1
Beautiful lake front home 2BR/2BA Central
ht/air, furnished. $980. Also available
2BR/1BA duplex apt downtown. $500. Call
373-6551 leave message. 1-26-10-1
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GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St.
/BEAWUB q i 9pjntial. Plarkir. font of ,
your apt. Pet play park. 2 mr io '/iSharnds
$525/mo 372-0507.'4.-2i:'7 2 '2 '' '
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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $325/mo.
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $499. Free parking
Open WEEKENDS 371-7777
$89 1st month's rent
SNeed a Rental Home or Condo?
Need A Tenant?
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Property Mgmt/Rentals 352-335-0440
Full Service Sales 352-377-8899
CAN'T FIND PARKING? BUS FULL?
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Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Pesaclents gel FREE parKing guaranteed
''ou carn I Ive any closer 3'2-7 111
QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD
* Avail NOW or AUGUST!
S1BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
* HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
* Pets Welcome!** 335-7275
BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN
Stylish Studios 1/1's, 2/2's, 3/3's
Avail Now!Fall 338-0002
@SUN BAY APTSO
OGrad students $99 DepositO
9*Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/moO*2-1 $520.'mo
www.sunisland.info 00* 376-6720
CHECK OUT OUR CLEAN, QUIET,
AFFORDABLE 1 & 2 BR APT. OFF SW
20TH AVE. F.ROM 37 5 TO $450. INCL
WATER, SEWER, PEST & GARB. SORRY
NO PETS ALLOWED. 235-7066 4-20-71-2
Quietly Conveniencel Location!
1BR $460 2BF 5530
Walk to UF! Pets Welcome!
Now or August! 272.7555
Your new home is waiting!
Luxury 2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Util & Furn pkgs avail*RM Match
Leasing Now and Spring*379-9255
Deluxe, Large 3,or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Oul House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-20-71-2
"Free for All"
Huge 3BR/2BA $850
Alarm cool pool tennis b-ball
Free UF parking Perfect forpptp,
A-, mAmazingRspecials- 37.6-4002 ,. -.
4-20-71-2 : I
Deluxe iarge one or rwo bedioom 60 sec-
ond walk to UF WOioo firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-20-71-2
:'er,:ic for 1. Big enough for 2'
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Move-in now, 1 month free! 332-7401
LIVE EVERY DAYA VACATION!!!
1 BR/1BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
FREE cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym*Tan FREE*Close to UF
1,2 & 3BR wlr. GMTED ENTP i
HUGE apts w/screened porches
FREE Alarm H FREE Tanning
24-hour Gym H Quiet NW Area
Move-,n Specials 372-0400
""eauliiuI and New."
2BR'2B a & 3BR'3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Moniiored Alarm
FREE Cable *.'HBOiSnowlme
FREE Tanning & 24 hr Gym
VI'D plus TVs in every kitchen
Now & Fall 374-FUNN (3866)
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
1.1 from $460 00 2.1 $520.00
$99 deposit for Grad students-
999 SVW 16in -ve prone 37.6-6720
www sunlsland irio
2&3 BRs Remodeled, Great Atmosphere!
Amazing Amenities WID, Free Tanning,
Pool Spa, PC Lab F.iness Center, Tennis &
morel Call 372-8100 to tour-your new home
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
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Leasing Now & Fall
Large 2BR/1BA $629, 3BR/2BA $855
Alarms, pets welcome, rcee UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit wwvkspanishtrace.org
1 BLOCK FROM UF
Luxury 2BR'2BA lo.nhcomes
WE.D prvare balcor,,es
Open until 8pm and WEEKENDS
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
4BR/4BA at UF
Luxury twonhomes3 biks
W/D, Alarm, Pels or
D/W, Avail Fall. 371-7777
Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 2 2 w.lh HUGE deck
One of a kind luxury! 372-7111
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
SSun island Properties
376-672('0 vww sunisland inio .
4-20-71-2 aL I 'i'. I- t !, '
Need space for a 2,3 or 4-some?
TH, W/D & DW We love ALL pets!
Poo1'Pa3r K, uF *Free Gym*Alarm
Move-in now, 1 month free! 332-7401
*Work, Live, Play*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 TH
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc All amenities.
Now Leasing, 335-4455
Want more? Free even!
4BR 2.5 $1020- Only 1 left
Spacious floor plan alarm tennis
Free UF parking 376-4002
BIG VALUE, SMALL PRICE
2BR TH $639 iric W/D, alarm, park free@UF
Pets welcome, Daily Specials!
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
$150 deposit Aug & Sept Freel
HOUSE Walk to UF!
Spacious 3BR house avail now!
Wood floors, huge screen porch
Great Value!Open wkends 372-7111
More for less, FREE even!
2BR/2BA Only $680
Pool bus route alarm tennis
Pet perfect- Free
Stop by and see us 376-4002
1ER/1BA $420. 2BR/1BA $495. 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
tile, cent.&C/H. covered palto DW venicals
W/D hvups pool Some uils, walK to UF
1BR 6 2BRilBA wiIn WID, central neat/air.
dishwasher.ceramic tile. private patio, pets
arranged Off SW 34mn St Near bus rt. From
$499 377.1633 l1-.2-22
ALREADY SICK OF YOUR ROOMMATE?
SPECIAL DEALS AT
""LI .'E III LU LXUI'""'
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
WID'aiarrriiree lanning'comp lab '
Pel. welcome'Pr,'ale dog park.
Leasing NOlW & FALL 377.2801
Free Extended-Basic Cable! Pets Welcomel
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan W/D Hook-ups.
S& DW 1BFRlIeA 2BFR'2eAAvailable.Call
:low 37?2.9913 4.20.71-2
Amazingly -ffordable HUGE 650Cq ft
1BR 100i0 sq ft 2BR Townnouses & Flats!
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Close io Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
HOUSES Close to UF, schools, shopping,
63i0 ItIW 35th St: 3/2, family-room, carport,
Ig screened porch, fenced backyard $1200
331-0095 OTHER HOUSES AVAILABLE.
Total Elec. 2 & 3 Bedroom. 5395-,550. cent
A/C, pool lernis B-ball, waste, pest, lawn
mowing: 251b pet $15/imo M-F 10-6 or,by,..
appt.Alamar Gardens 4400 SWQOth Ave.,
373-4244 UF bus lipe #20 4-20-1 ,,,
CLOSE TO SHANDS & UFI 3 BR 2BA
Washer/dryer, lawn svc, terrazzo floors
$1000/rent, 3811 SW 20th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-952.
One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, n
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, bu
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373. Stol
by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 1-18-15-2
SUPER CUTEI 2BR 2.5BA TH, fireplace
dining room, washer/dryer,.
$700/rent, 2327 SW 73rd Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-952!
PETS CONSIDERED! 3BR 2BA,
Fenced yard, carport, ceramic tile, living
family rooms, w/d hookups, $1100/rent
1321 NW 21stAvenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-952!
MASTER BR & STUDY in vintage home fo
quiet person. Cent H/AC, W/D, wood floors I
wood stove, front & back porches. $400/m(
Share utils. Call 338-7670 1-18-10-2
VINTAGE CUTE & CLEAN 1 & 2BR/1Bi
DUPLEX FTS wood floors yard, NW, qui
area, bike io UF $450lmo Call 338-767(
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*8 BLOCKS TO UF*-
Large 2BR/1BA apt. Carpet, cent H/AC,
3BR/2BA House $950
1BR/1 BA House $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
So Close to Campus
Availnow, 2BR/1 & 2 BA apts.
$400, $450, $695 Mitchell Realty
374-8579 x 14-20-70-2
1 BLOCKTO UF. Spring semester only. 3BR
2B.A Jew :ilchen WV'D. Free cable, inteme'
parking Centl 4C No pets. $1200 + util o
individual lease 954-344-9240 1-19-10-2
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4423 or online at www.maximumre.cop
6BR/2BA HOUSE $1200/mo. Walk or ride
to campus. Privacy fence, cent HIAC &
large yard. Pets welcome NW 13th St &
NW 5th Aye. By Booklovers Cafel 870,.
q904:318-4d53 1-^ 9-10'-2 '' '
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Fo Ren -'tinh e fur /.- d 1n dh u li'
400 & $425 HOUSE 1&2 BR apts.
historical downtown. W/D hkups, wood-
oors porch. ONLY 5 LEFT! 870-0904,
BED HOUSE $600/mo. Central heat &
ir. Great Deal! Wooden floors & W/D
ookup..Behind Leo 706. 870-0904, 318-
BED HOUSE: $500/mo .Porch, new
arpet/paint. Workshop area. Downtown
y courthouse. 870-0904, 318-4553 1-
weet 3BR/1BA HOUSE in DUCKPOND
REA. New kitchen. New bath. Fireplace.
350/mo 731 NE 9th St. Call 352-316-1637
rand new 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, 5 mi
om Shands/UF in SW community $15001
io. Move in Feb 1st. Nicest amenities in
ainesville 352-335-6448 1-20-10-2
ET'S PARADISE, no app/pet fee.
mnhm.2BR/1.5BA privacy fence, modern
opliances/fans, WD hkups, 1000 SW 59th
srr. Pvt owner, please leave detailed mes-
age. Other units avail. $425/mo 331-2099
HORT LEASE- NEGOTIABLE on some
lits SEE PET'S PARADISE AD 352-331-
BR apt in great building downtown. Wood
)ors, large screen porch, cent h/a $575/mo
JCL UTILS Call 371-3260 1-19-10-2
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2BR/1BA Duckpond area house. Cent H/A,
W/D, DW, large yard, prefer grad students.
Pets OK $780/mo 850-529-7069 1-20-10-2
BR/2.5BATownhouse, close to UF, Student's
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ENJOY THE CLOSENESS
Rooms starting at $300/mo incl utils, 511 NW.
15th St. Call Dave @ 222-8910 1-20-5-2
1 Block from the O'Dome. Jan free. 2/1 du-
plex, pets ok, $550/mo, $700 dep. 352-375-
2900, or 863-255-5919 1-20-10-2
**COUNTRYSIDE 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
on bus route, close to UF, pool, gym, hi spd.
net, cable: $350 + tuils. 352-328-4551 Avail
DOWNTOWN Avail.immediately. Short-term
ok. 2BR/1BA apt. Newly remodeled, quiet
neighborhood, pets OK, close to Shands,
UF & library. $680-715/mo. Call 262-1351
3BR across from UF
Avail Fall, From $385 per BR.
Vaulted ceilings, laundry,
Breakfast bar, pets ok.
Open WEEKENDS 371-7777
WOOD FLOORS at UF
1&2 BRs avail Fall
Pets ok, some w/ W/D
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
LOOKING GLASS APTS. Move in today!
Master suite in-2/2 on indiv. lease. Male
roommate needed. 376-1111 1-13-5-2
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUS!!!
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
111 NW 16th St. #1
Immaculate 3BR brick home easy walk north
from UF library with large fenced yard. in
quiet, safe, NW neighborhood. Cent H&A,
fireplace,.Ig Fla rm, wood floors, W&D, ADT
secur, nice kitchen, dishwasher..1617 NW
7th PI. $1450/mo. Call Tom @ 215-4990 or
Bill @ 561-307-3690 1-31-16-2
Avail Now! Nice 2BR/1BA apt close to UF
& convenient to everything. On bus route,
pets ok. $400/mo. Call Richard @ 371-4367.
Small 1BR/1BAapt. near 34th and University,
washer and dryer. $350/mo, available now,
Call Chris 352-339-2838 1-13-5-2
2 Blocks to staduim. Share 2BR/1BA apt
w/male student. Avail NOW. Call 335-4790
Sublease my Aptl Walk to UF $463/mo. First
month's rent is FREE! If interested call: 407-
296-7215 or 407-808-8009. Ask for Jeremy.
1BR 1BA Efficiency Apt
7 BIks to UF! Washer/Dryer,
Incls DSL & Utilities. Very Nice
$650/mo. Call 281-9290 1-13-5-2
2BR/1.5BA 5-10 min bike ride to med or UF.
All new carpet, W/D, DW, stove. No smk,
pets, 239-898-9317 1038 B off SW 6 St on
10th Ln. $600/mo 3-7-38-2
*ROOM FOR RENT*
1BR/1BA in 2BR2BA
1/2 mi to UF. 1st Floor.
Furnishings available. $305/mo + utils
380-9169 mLogan_m@yahoo.com 1-14-
6 MONTH LEASE! 2BR/1.5BA
Duplex, walk to UF, CH/AC,
$495/rent, 805 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington'Real'Estate. Ind. 372-952,
www.TurlingfonRealEstate.com 1'-14-5-2 -
DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 SV 4th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CUTE NW HOUSE! 2BR/1BA,
Ceramic tile, screen porch, w/d hookups,
$750/rent, 4234 NW 26th Drive
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CHEAP RENT! 2BR/1.5BA
W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher, $475/mo
5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO UF
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc. 378-1387
"$99.00 MOVES YOU IN**
Huge 2/1 avail, Pets OK
Only a few left!
2BR/1BA in old house downtown. Hardwood
floors, high ceilings, pets arranged. Avail Jan
15th $475/mo. 1st, last, dep. Call Greg 214-
Next to campus/sorority row. Studio apt,
wood firs, $405/mo Please call Taylor 256-
IBRP1BA apt rNW 12 St Clean/nice, cent
.JC Ava.1 now Call 514-0512 1-14-4-2
Best offer IBPR n I3BP.2B.A house. Want
grad/mature student 352-262-5860 1-25-
Clean 2BP,;~. ', ouile garage. fireplacei
wood floors & new carpet. $975/mo at 2534
NW 52nd PI. GREENTREE REALTY 317-
1B R in ,BR' 1E r,:,u.- rn qu,.-l Nv'.' area
near 34th St. & University. $400/mo. Pet
friendly. Call 407-739-6199 1-14-4-2
***WALK TO. CAMPUS***
2BR/2BA apt off of NW 17th St 3 blks
from campus. W/D hookup, DW, all pets
oi. i650'mc. No dep. Call 352-219-5323.
House on Suwannee River w/clear spring in
backyard, Belle FL. 3BR/2.5Ba, W/D hkups,
scr por.:n cen H,'.C, quiet neighborhood,
Ig yard w/trees, fenced. $800/mo 376-0080
Quiet & Clean! 2BR/1BA $525, quiet neigh-
borhood, 1000 sq ft, tile firs, spacious,
Ivg/dining rm, W/D hkups, pvt patio in bkyrd,
near UF, 1824 NW 10th St. 376-0080 1-19-
2BR/1BA HAILE HOUSE
3BR/2BA -HAILE HOUSE
1BR/1 BA Mobile Home in Mclntosh, FL.
WasherDryer Hookup, outdoor Hot Tub.
$400/mo 352-591-4326 -1-19-5-2
3BR/1BA. Nice home located off NW 13th
St. & 21st Ave. 10 min from UF! $675/mo.
$500 security deposit. Central air & heat,.
furnished (optional) Call 352-338-7759!
Remodeled House in a great area,. 5 min
to UF. 3BRs to share, another BR/BA will be
built in spring. Nice screened patio w/jacuzzi,
tile kitchen, new wd firs/carpet, W/D incl.
Fenced yd & use of adjoining 40' pool Avail
now. $385 per BR + sc. 332-5030, 514-6180
Need One More Guy to share Ig 4/2 w3
other guys. Completely remodeled kit, liv rm,
W/D & grh6 roodni w/WNt'br.'$250-+ sec
332-5030 or 514-6180 1-18-3-2 -. .- '
Cozy House, 2/1 w/den, Ig frenced yard for
pets,' hardwood and carpet, W/D hook-up,
new tile kitchen & bath. Just off NW 39 Ave
& 6 st. Avail 2/15. $720 + sec. Call 332-5030
or 514-6180 1-18-3-2 -
One Bedroom in beautiful 3/2 house with
40' pool. Share this with 2 girls and 1 guy.
W/D and all utilities included. Great neigh-
borhood, bike to UF or downtown. $385 +
security. 332-5030 or 514-6180 1-18-3-2
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, pain
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 0 $650/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet 376-2507
High-speed wireless internet
$30 off deposit 0 376-2507
** 3BR/4BR LIKE A HOUSE **
Huge townhouse, fireplace,
SW/D hook-ups, patio,
New carpet & tile, fitness & basketball
high speed wireless internet
3BR/2.5BA only $850
4BR/3BA only $1099
Close to UF in SW
Beautiful/quiet 0 376-2507
ROCKWOOD VILLAS 3BR/3 full baths. End
unit. W/D. Recently renovated. $795/mo Call
2BR avail in 4BR/4BA condo i, Ccuntry ide
'@ University. Includes cable, uliiihie- fi D
Living rm fum. Call Irvin (352)379-2926
email- email@example.com $450/month
Sublease Special 2BR/2BA townhome w/
W/D, patio. On Archer Rd, close to Butler
Plaza. Avail Jan-Aug. $700 neg. No sec
dep. Furniture also on sale. 352-375-8977
Courtyards 1 room in spacious 4/1.5 town-
house. Furniture and all util included; great
place $399/mo, NO sec deposit. Avail now.
514-6408 or firstname.lastname@example.org 1-14-10-3
Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
1BR/1 BA Avail. Jan July $499/mo Jan rent
FREE. Quiet, roomy, close to campus. Keep
my $300 securtiy deposit. Call Sahib 352-
Mid-sized 1Br apt located by Sorority Row
on Depot Ave. $385/mo Avail Jan 24, 2005.
Contact Vickie @ 352-514-8331 1-14-8-3
CAMPUS LODGE. 2-3 BRs. Vaulted ceiling.
Fully furn. Everything incl. $505/mo each.
Call 352-514-7773 1-19-10-3
2BR 2BA at Hidden Lake avail immediately
Rent $435/per room, Call Peter 305-773-
Melrose Apts $50 off 1st mo rent!! Great apt
avail immed. 1 BR in 2BR/2BA, full new furn.
Prking, cable, w/ W/D, Ig closet, pool, lounge,
gym, comp lab. $509/mo(neg) util incl SW
area 734-677-6044 email@example.com
Roommate wanted for 1BR in 3BR/3BA in
Cambridge from 1/1/05 to 5/1/05. $470/mo
JAN FREE. Incl furn, ethernet, cable & elec.
Call Matt or Jude @ 352-256-2056 1-13-5-3
1BR in 3BR/2BA house. 4 blocks to cam-
pus, behind Swamp. Includes washer/dryer,
dishwasher. Last month rent free no security
deposit. Friendly roommates and move in im-
mediately. Contact Vincent at 352-256-5567
Sublease 1 BR/1 BA on SW 34th. Lease
Sends 5/31/05,-deposits paid by me,-pets
welcome! access to bdof& gyfm $425/mo..
1 BR/1 BA avail in 4BR/4BA at Santa Fe Point,
across from SFCC. W/D, full kitchen, furn,
free tanning, pool, clubhouse. $400/mo, no
sec deposit or move-in fees. Call 786-554-
9339. Avail immed. 1-13-5-3
FEB FREE! COBBLESTONE 1/BR/1/BA
in 2BR/2BA townhouse w/cable, W/D.
Unfurnished. Avail immediately for spring or
thru July. $474/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Lauren
407-719-2771 firstname.lastname@example.org 1-24-10-3
Single Studio 2 blocks from campus. Rent
$575/mo. Includes all utilities, internet and
cable TV. More info at windsorhalcom.
Call me at 240-899-2675. Available now.
1BR/1BA w/walking closet. Cobblestone
Apts. LET'S MAKE A DEAL!! 904-753-3616
Iv mssg. 1-24-10-3
Roommate needed Lexington Crossing.
4/4 furnished. All until incl. Avail 1-3 $450/mo
neg. Room A available. Call 813-391-0528
Looking for female for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
$345/mo. Close to campus. Call 352-246-
The Cambridge across from Lexington
1BR of 2/2 *Utilities incl, furn or unfurn*
$535/mo. Call Aaron @ 352-258-5465 or
1BR DOWNTOWN! Wisteria Downs. Full
amenities, quiet, overlooks creek. Will pay
sec: dep. $770/mo. Call 514-9262 1-14-15-3
1/1 located behind the Swamp. $529/mo
1/1 Arbor apts w/courtyard. Spacious. $495/
mo. Security deposit and pet fees paid on
-both. Now thru Aug 05 352-379-8517 1-18-
Apt for summer A&B sublease. 1BR in 4BR/
2BA furnished University Glades Apt. $380/
mo all utils incl.(originally $435) M/F for all
female apt. Call 386-212-9042 1-19-6-3
BEST DEAL IN GAINESVILLE
$350.for 1BR in a 2BR/2BA apt. Call 352-
1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA townhouse @.Th.
Laurels. 24/hr gym, tanning, comp lab &
more! Utils & HBO/Show incl. Rent $430/mo
Nov. FREE. Call 222-3319 1-25-10-3
2BR/2BA Stoneridge Apt on 34th St. Almost
sq ft. $680/mo No deposit. Avail end of Jan.
Call 352-331-1114 ask for Tina or 352-335-
1 BR/1 BA only $409 + util, unfurn, Jan July
31. Bus 9&35. Pool, laundry on site. Quiet,
clean room. Live yourself. Call 271-2624
email@example.com ASAP! 1-14-23-3
***WALK TO CAMPUS***
2BR/2BA Apt off of NW 17th St. 3 blks
from campus. W/D hookup, DW, All pets
OK. $650/mo No dep. Call 352-219-5323-
1 BR in 2BR/I BA now till-Aug. 5 blocks from
campus. W/D, furnished. $385/mo + 1/2 utils
OBO. Call 305-962-0829 1-19-5-3
-i ..R(o m ates .
Roommate Matching HERE
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Resposible. 60 second walk
to UF. Old house charm with all amenities.
Avail. Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-20-71-4-
1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-
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1, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005
I Roommates Roommates
irn or unfurn 1 BR/1 BA in furn 4BR 2nd floor
indo at COUNTRYSIDE AT UNIVERSITY.
alk-in closet, W/D, microwave, balcony, on
is route. Short term lease avail. $400/mo
ils incl. Call 694-4556 after 5pm. 1-14-10-4
/ail immediately! $400/mo + utils. 4-6 mo
ase avail. Perfect for grad/intl student!
)acious 1BR efficiency, furn/unfurn, 5 min
UF. Lg home in Kirkwood. 352-375-6996
-male roommates wanted brand new 2100
I ft h4me. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
F. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
cl $525/mo.Aval Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
)5-7462 or 941-780-3526 4-20-71-4
REE CHILI'S DINNER ONCE A MONTH!
it rm & bath at Univ Terr W. to share w/3
udious males. $435/mo incl all utils. Short-
rm lease ok. Pool, hot tub 772-349-9372
3R avail to NS, F Quiet 1600 sq ft home.
ated Plantation Oaks Country Club. W/D,
rn living area, garage avail, wireless inet &
ible. $400/BR + 1/3 utils. No pets. 954-649-
UIET RURAL AREA 16' X 18' prvt room
bath w/prvt entrance. Lg walk in closet,
its neg, vegetarian pref. Kitchen & laundry
ivileges. $300/mo without utils. Call 352-
ICE ROOM NEAR CAMPUS. Great room-
.ates. All amenities. Good parking. Newly
modeled house. No deposit,for students.
?45 w/lease. Jessie 871-5551. 1-19-10-4
roommate needed $285/mo + 1/2 until.
male preferred; Furnizrsie. 2:eF:'i2B Must
. able to pass a oacr.krounr, c.-r.,k '52-
male student to join two females in nice
3R house 3mi. from UF on bus rte, tile/
irdwood, fenced yard, $285/mo+ 1/3 GRU
internet, 381-5597 1-26-15-4
tCYOM FOR RENT
150 + 1/2 utils. Call Eli ASAP 3`'7.0427
male roommate for 4BR/4BA Countryside
)t. Rent $415/mo. Digital cable & utils
-l. Wireless internet option. A;p 3ail now.
)5-393-0081 or firstname.lastname@example.org
iRLS ONLY 2 rooms each w/prvt baths.
:nt AC, W/D, cable incl. Interenet ready..
175/mo each. 1 mo FREE. Call 352-472-
VALK to UF
grad students seek NS roommate in luxury
)me. $400/mo Avail 1/5. Call 283-6279
"al. *ra3d rmaluie. iludeni i.:.r mall furnirihed
itfor 1 person only on side of pr;vsiale rrr,
) pets, clean quiet, patio, 1 mi from UF.
ail Jan $400/mo w untill incl. On bus line.
iblets and Rooms Available
I Florida Areas; All Major Cities
owse available Rooms FREE!
(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-4 ,
)OMMATE WANTED IN BIG HOUSE
.OSE TO CAMPUS. $350-$450/mo. Call
rry *2-745-1877 1-31-17-4 .
)om for rent $400/mo utils incl. 2BR/1.5BA
Greenleaf. Close to UF. W/D, beautiful pa-
living room fum. NS, no pets please. Call
ssa @ 256-5987 1-19-8-4
male roommate wanted 3BR/2BA Located
i SW Archer, new floors, walk-in closets,
ible internet, W/D, on bus route, $290/mo +
ils. Call Sara 371-2909 1-13-6-4
'alk lo UF 1939 NW5th l ve. Private BA,.'"
I/D, CHA, Dig cable wireless interneta )
ixible leasei362;682,9842,120-104 I'
1BR in 3BR/2BA'at BOARDWALK APTS.
$245/mo + 1/3 utils. Common area furn. On
bus route. Digital cable/internet. Avail Jan.
Call Mike at 352-316-6219 1-13-5-4
LIVE IN LUXURY above Hooters &
Starbucks. Lg master BR with BA. Stainless
steel kitchen. Furnished condo. $649/mo.
Call Anthony 337-1330 1-21-10-4
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA furnished luxury
condo except bedroom. .On bus route,
close to campus, W/D, wireless net, pool,
sec alarm, AC. Rent $400 + 1/2 utils. Call
HUGE HOUSE! 2 female rommmates
needed $420/mo includes everything. Call
Mature students wanted for 2BRs in 3BR/
2BA house. Near UF. $350 + 1/3 utils. Call
Damon anytime @ 352-745-2199 1-21-10-4
1 rommmate needed for Feb or sooner in
2/2 condo. Right near Shands, big screen
TV, pool. $ :22 50'r,..:. + 1/2 utilities. Call Lee
Beautiful duckpond house to share with prof/
grad student. 3BR/1.5BA, wd firs, FP, W/D,
CH/AC, nice fenced yard. $450/mo + 1/2 util.
Avail now 352-380-0611 1-14-6-4
Roommate wanted 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA.
Please call Jen @ 352-514-8080 1-14-5-4
1BR in 2BR/2BA apt. 1 mile from UF. Nice
complex. Great pool. Call Latoya 352-284-
Roommate 3/2 house on Glen Springs Rd.
Pool, big yard, W/D, cable ethernet, garage,
NS. $380/mo share utils. Call Jake 352-376-
8099 or 239-564-0069 1-24-10-4
SPACIOUS 1 BR/1BA apt in Haile Plantation.
All ir..:lu,,rie $600'rmo ll Katie 871-5277
Roommate needed for 3BR/2BA house.,
Close to UF. Great location. Common-area
furnished. $400/mo includes utilities. Call
Michael 352-374-2145 or 386-235-5400
Female roommate needed for 4/4 at
Countryside furn .or unfurn, large closet.
Great location $400/425 all util incl. Call
3;4-.2'45 or 386-235-5400 or 352-258-4052
M/F NS Grad student/professional
wanted to rent furn room in gorgeous
new house 1.5 mi to Shands. Kitchen,
LR, laundry $425+ utils 336-5450 or
$250/mo + 1/2utils!
10 r.lin irroni, ampu~ furn BR in 2BR/1BA
apt. Lease neg. Call 941-400-5210 1-14-3-4
Roommate for clean 3/2 house in nice com-
munity near Oaks Mall. Newly remodeled.
Furnished room. All amenities. Student, M,
NS. $350/mo 352-332-8988 1-19-5-4
lER,'IB- in 2BF.2B1, wivwoilina pr.jie.-
si.nal Lvail _1,-'l.'5 Grrn pc l' ,:o-e Ion,
UF $320/mo -+ 1/2 util. Call Keith ;64.,5...,
Avail NOW Great location 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA, washer and drybr,. high speed internet,
$308/mo + util. Females only, please call
Lauren @ 352-799-3726 Lv message. 2-'
1 Romri-male ne-jeld lor nouse off tNIV 16in
PI. and 39In St Masler l edr.-.orm available
Room can be iurr.iihied or unfurnishej Call
Mart 3f.2-256-41111 1-20-5-4
Walk to UF, Avail now! BR.' i BA in 2BR/2BA
condo, NS, clean, quiet, pool, W/D, ethernet,
cable, 4 mo lease ok. $425/mo + 1/2 utils.
1BR in charming 2BR apt. Wood floors, walk
to UF, female. $350/mo incl utils,ASAP 305-
M orF roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA
Colonial 'i/iIge api Must Ike pets ver '
nc sero ser sluder.t 450,rro Mike 213-
.1 ; rn h .- .
BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil-
low-top, manrresis & tbo.< Nme brand, new,
still in plastic Sas rilce 1150 Call 352-372-
7490 wII deliver 4-20-71-6
BED -FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w,s..arrsnrt Can Idr ivier. Sacrifice $140: Call
:12- 7 -98i46 4 -20-71-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1400. Sacrifice
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$230. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEiGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-2
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
i; er Plai;i 16500 must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4.201:-71-6
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail: Dovetail const. New, in boxes: Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-20-71-6
SOFA, LOVESEAT & CH-IR 100".. Italian
leather, Still new in 'toxes wiwarranty Cost
$5000. Sacrifice 1.500 Call 352-372.8588
SAvail now. Share beautiful 3BR/2BA home
on 2 acre lot. $475/mo utils incl. 850-685-
ROOMMATE WANTED ASAP for 5BR/3BA
house w/4 co-eds. $290/mo + 1/5 utils. Call
Kristy 904-631-2897 or Jo 321-662-5287
- Real- Estate
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
.land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5
NEW COMPANY IN GAINESVILLE
looking to buy or lease houses in this area.
Any size, price or condition. Call Ed & Diane
The Flavor of New Orleans comes to cam-
pus. Luxurious St. Charles Condominiums.
1 block to UF. Choose from 2BR/2BA flats,
or view the University from your 3BR/3BA'
townhouse. Prices starting in the $180's 375-
Almost new 2BR/2.5BA townhome for sale.
or call 352-219-9551 1-31-61-5
***$$$ FAE T C, SH -1 H'OUSE 1.$000
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0000 3**' Buver pm 219-0859. 0000
1-31-19. 5 .
Townhome 2BR 1.5 BA fenced. Side-by-side
rnwer but and uFShanrd $94.900 Call
Randy. 352-543-9598 or 543-6758 1-31-
Take over payments. Beautiful 3BR/2BA
2002 VMobile home. Lot rent + mortgage
$589/mo. Karen 372-3128 1-14-5-5
BRIND.:i',illE Condo 2BR/2BA, average
condiron avail 8-1.05 $79,900, on bus rts,
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-20-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box. Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71-6
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$49OQn sets $89OSingle sets $39OKing
sets $99OFrom estate sale: Safe pine
bunk :.ei ,1,09. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6
Bedding close-outs*All wrapped in
'plasticOtwin sets $79*full sets $119nQn
sets $139OKing -sets $1890student dis-
couhts apply*4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953.
We deliver. 4-20-71-6
Shabby Chic solid wood furniture set. Good
condition. Table $150, China cabinet $200,
ent center $400, table $50, Bookshelves
$20, Call 372-561.1 1-14-4-6
9pc BR furn set; Solid light wood. Armoire
w/mirror, dresser, two 2pc nightstands, 2pc
headboard w/mirror. Lots of storage space!
Asking $370. 954-673-0662 1-18-5-6
Good condition, beige. $400/OBO. Contact
Twim size bed $40, 25" color TV $50, 19" TV
$40, entertainment center large real wood
$150, sofa bed $60, port sewing machine
$50, gas leaf blower $45, electric mower
$50. 335-5326 1-14-2-6
AA e a Call 352-246-6201 1-20-5-10
Computer-HELP fast A+ Computer Geek
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home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7
722 S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
Finders Keepers?.If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.-
** SCOOTERS *r
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS -
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices.from $450 with lyr Warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
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Mint condition, only 3200 miles. $1000! Call
Nancy 352-870.-7880I 1-13-5-11
YAMAH-iA ZuMA sooner 50cc, 80mpg.
Very good condilon. green 1900 mi,
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News can appear one
day and be gone the
next. But the paper
news is printed on-can
and should live on.
Last year, more than
one thrid of all U.S.
recycled. And that
number is growing
is the one
can all give
back. Then Recycle
5 Bicycles- .
In the market for a new set of wheels or jus
looking to add a second to that collection'
Want personalized, handlebars or a fitte(
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
IBest Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9
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Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
Reserve now! Reasonable ratest'352-538
.2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of ba
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft bee
equipment. Professional cooking utensils
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gvill(
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La Marchanto 100% authentic Nicaraguan
Products: "Rosquillas" $2, "Tacacos en
miel" $1, "Bollos de leche" $1, "Quesillo
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219-3305 1-19-5-10 1-19-5-10
Great condition, very cheap. BEST OFFER
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003 Scooter Kymco ZX50 Runs great $800
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: SUZUKI SV 650 S. Exc cdnd, mechanic
ept. Fast. Fender elim & more. $5000,
.BO 386-801-1483 1-18-5-11
000 YAMAHA SCOOTER for sale. Maroon
alor, bought from Streit's in Gainesville.
homes with official owner ship title. Call Matt
FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
'Running or not!*
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
,-.:i' 10 yr svc to UF students
DCall Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12
CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
J' **FAST CASH PAID**
For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
i OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616 .
Best Cars Lowest Prices
96 Accord LX 4dr $4495
97 Civic LX 4dr $3995
95 Civic EX 4dr $4295
97 Civic EX 2dr $3995
**Power windows don't work?**
On site available
Call Steve 338-5142.
97 Civic DX 2dr $4995
95 Camry LE $3995
94 Accord LX4dr $4295
97 Camry LE $5495
G-T.-.F hIDE '13-0813
$500! Police Impounds!
Hondas, Chevys, Toyotas, etc.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 1-31-
2001 Elecric Blue Toyota Echo. 63K miles,
AC, CD, excellent condition. Please call
415-235-5422 after 10pm east. standard
time (car is local) $6100. 1-14-6-12
SUZUKI GRAN VITARA 99 Low mileage;
excellent condition. $8000 OBO. 352-256-
as 604 04soft
1997 WHITE ISUZU RODEO
Approx 65,600 mi, A/C, new alternator &
tires. Sony CD player w/12"-subwoofer. No
accidents. $6000. Contact 954-649-0662 if
$2001 CHEVY CAVALIER
43k miles, good condition, $4950. Call 514-
FOR SALE 92 White Chevy Corsica, runs
& drives. Accidented on front, left fender.
$650 OBO. Call 352-219-3305 or 352-338-
7759. Parked temp at 1224 NW21stAVe.
1991 JAGUAR XJ6 Sovereign black,
4-door, extremely nice, dependable, $4500
1991 VOLVO 740
4dr, auto, gray, AC, 145k, like new $2250
2000 BLUE HYUNDAI ACCENT 4 door,
runs well, good gas mileage, A/C, new
wheels & tires. 79k miles. $3800. Call 335-
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,.
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
Regular raquetball game 1 to 2 times a
week. Tournament class B or better. Contact
B Hughes email@example.com 1-
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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 infor-
mation or arranging meetings
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-20-71-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $5.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F 4-20-71-4
Certified Nursing Assistant class. Home
schooling, learn @ your own pace, time, &
convenience, fast or slow. $200. 19 yr. exp
RN Lic #2523562 Call free 4 more info 1-
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedulel Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now!
.Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
SNights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
Must work spring break., .
408 W.'U'nliversity, M Sujite'~'06',,
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: THiLTRSD-Y:.-JANUARY 13, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 1
m Help Wanted Help Wanted
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF & DRIVERS
FT or PT, flexible schedules. Call 2-5pm 378-
2442 or come in and fill out an application
@ California Chicken Grill 2124 SW 34th St
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided..
800-965-6520 ext.138 4-20-71-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-18-62-14
PT Cleaning Service
Flexible hours. Great for college students.
AUDITORS for local growing inventory
service. FT/PT, DFWP. Paid training. Call
FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS
Instruct 3rd thru 12th grade students from
any location; internet connection .required;
send resume firstname.lastname@example.org 1-14-
now hiring, cashiers, kitchen crew, & safe
drivers. Drivers get cash paid daily. Flex hrs
& meal discounts. Apply @ SW 34th St or-
NW 39th Ave locations.1-14-13-14
Spend your summer in a lakefront cabin in
Maine. If you're looking to spend this sum-
mer outdoors, have fun while you work and
make life long friends, then look no further.
Camp Mataponi, a residential girls camp in
Maine has male/female summertime open-
ings for Land Sports, Waterfront (small
crafts, skiing, life guarding, WSI, boat driv-
ers), Ropes Course, Tennis, HB Riding, Arts
& Crafts, Theater, Cooking, Gymnastics,
Dance, Photography, Group Leaders &
more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel
provided. ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS WILL
BE CONDUCTED 1/27. Call us today toll
free at 1-888-684-2267 or apply online at
Nationwide mortgage lender has immediate
sales positions avail for college students
seeking professional work exp. No exp re-
quired, flexible hours. Apply in person btwn
5-9pm Mon-Fri at 1900 SW 34th St Suite 206
(2nd floor above credit union)
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (must have full day
avail) & lineworkers. (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6
shifts avail) 15-40 hrs your choice. Great
work environment. Apply in person 7404
NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 1-31-19-14
NOW HIRING NOTETAKERS
The-Perfect Work Study Program
Hiring excellent.notetakers in UF's 50 most
popular classes. Apply in person. Located
across from The Swamp in the UF Plaza.
Interviews only. Office employees-editing
experience a plus. General office, staff
for days &'qighlt, La'qhr wly) Apply 'in,
person 118-10-14 '
Work behind the scenes in theater produ
tions, concerts, and dance performances
the Phillips Center for the Performing Art
The Center is now hiring for technical cre
positions. Some odd shifts and weeker
work is required. Paid training and rwgul
opportunities for advancement. To schedu
an interview, please call 392-1900 ext. 31
Jan 4th thru Jan 14th between 8:30 am ar
4:30 pm. Theater experience is a defini
the independent florida
ALLIGATOR PT 9:30-2 every Thursday.
Assist with distribution handing out paper
on campus. Need 6-8.people. Apply at the
Independent Florida'Alligator office. No call
please. Good Pay. 1-1-18-3-14
$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes FT/PT I
experience necessary. For more info c4
4'" World's largest pizza delivery company nov
Phone order takers
All you need is a reliable car &-a very positi
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loc
tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14.
Summer/Fall 2005 graduate opportunitiE
for Graduate Hall Directors, Staff Resoun
Assistants and Judicial Assistant in tl
Department of Housing and Resident
Education. Garaduate Hall Directors reside
his/her area of responsibility, and supervis
develop, and direct the staff under his/h
responsibility. The number of staff -aries 1
area, as well as the number of residents li
ing in the hall.-The Staff Resource Assistan
develop and facilitates programming ar
resourcesfor residence life staff. The Judici
Assistant works with various aspects of t#
judicial program. Applicants must be adm
ted to graduate school., enrolled for 9-'
hours, and have some organized group livir
experience. The beginning salary is $3,4S
each semester based on 9.5 months of wor
An on-campus apartment, fully furnished wi
all utilities, local telephone, and basic cat
service is provided. Application deadline (f
priority consideration): Friday, February 1
2005- Contact Kathy Smith at the Housir
Office, 392-2171 ext 10139 2-18-33-14
Department of Housing and
Residence Education Security Staff
is currently hiring for Spring/Summer 2005
Nighttime Security Assistant positions frc
10pm-6am with starting pay $6.00 per ho.
You must be registered for classes with
least 12 credit hours.and have a minimL
For information and or application, come b
the Housing Office Monday-Friday between
the hours of 8:00 am 5:00 pm 1-14-9-14
NOW HIRING: Ben & Jerry's. Looking f
spirited people to work in a great enviro
ment. Next to the Swamp on Univ Ave. App
HORSE THERAPY PROGRAM in need
volunteers to help with various activities
Horse exp a plus, not necessary. 352-33
7322 or email@example.com .1-14-10-14
Full-time paid legal intern wanted I
Gainesville criminal defense law offit
Fax resume to 374-6771 1-19-10-14
The UPS Store Customer Service,
Fulltime position for
an associate with retail
Experience. Must be available
between MF 9-7 & S 9-5.
Part time position MF 9-1:30
No phone calls, drop off resume
In person at the UPS Store
(Wal-Mart Plaza) 2603 NW13th St.
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16, A EIIGATOR .THURSDAY,. ANUARY'13,12005
im Help Wanted
Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted
Fall 2004 & Spring 2005 Graduates: Looking
for a fast paced and exciting career. Selected
candidates will earn $38,000 while in the
District Manager Training Program. The
Pantry, Inc. is seeking to fill four positions
by the end of Spring 2005. Send resumes
to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE M/FN
Hiring RN to coordinate health services.
Prefer 4 yr degree or previous case manage-
ment exp. Email: email@example.com
ARC of Alachua County is hiring people to
assist developmentally disabled adults. 2 yr
degree or 2 yrs experience in field. Email:
Two positions available for web programming
(hand-coded HTML, ASP, XML, .etc) and/or
multimedia developmnerit (Photoshop,
Powerpoint, digital video, etc) Broad range
of skills/interests is a plus. Can be PT or
FT. See www.medianerds.com for details.
Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making &
smoking. If interested come to the psychol-
ogy bldg room 397 or call 392-0601 ext 297
NEW YEAR, NEW WORK
Flex schedules, sales/svc, great.for students,
all ages 18+, conditions apply. 335-1422 1-
The Village Market
Haile Plantation P/T help 15-25 hrs. Apply
within 380-0111.. Call for directions only. 1-
Looking for an exciting place to work? Apply
at University Air Center for Flightline Service
or call Bob at 335-4681. Hiring part-time
night shift. 1-20-10-14
Energetic,.serious, hard-working individuals
to assist customers with high quality sporting
goods merchandise. We're looking for the
best. Full and part time opportunities. No
phone calls. Min 1 yr commitment. Lloyd
Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 1-21-10-14
GET PAID TO PLAY.
the YMCA is now accepting applications for
the following positions: after school counsel-
ors, personal trainers, spin instructors, cus-
tomer service staff, & program director. Apply
in person @ 5201 NW 34th St. 1-21-10-14
Leasing/Front Desk, part-time, afternoon,
weekends, outgoing/self starter. Apply at
University Club Apartment, 2900 SW 23rd
Easily Make $1000/Day! Start earning
within 1 hour! Limited Time! Act Now! htt;:
SCHOOL: Part time Preschool/Kindergarten
Spanish teacher, Part Time AA teacher &
Substitute Teachers. Stop by 8505 NW 39th
Ave to apply. 1-21-10-14
Driver wanted, PT, clean license req. Call
Bryan or Greg @ Boston Seafood between
9-3 @ 335-7933 1-21-10-14
Hiring FT & PT person to assist event cater-
ing director. Positive, fun work environment
w/office hours & off-site event hours. Skills
include great attitude, ability to multi-task,
affinity for fast-paced work environment, ex
cellent phone skills & enthusiasm for food,
planning & customer service. Apply in person
at Celebrations Catering 904 N. Main St.
Tumbling &/or gymnastic coach. Florida's
leading gymnastics & youth sports facility is
looking for motivated & energetic coaches to
teach,phildren beginner through advanced
tumbling -/or beginner/intermediate gym-
nastics."Greatfaciliy;,g're'at'staff, geat pay
Good pay, flexible-schedules, customer
sales/svc, all ages 18+, conditions apply.
Call 335-1577 1-28-16-14
Sign on bonus
All positions available. Apply in person @ 210
SW 2nd Ave. Five Star Pizza. 1-21-10-14
Start building or add to your resume!
Student managers and supervisors wanted
for food svc jobs on UF Campus. Pay $8-
$10 hr based on exp. Apply at Gator Dining
Business Office 1-13-5-14
COFFEE BARISTAS NEEDED.
Early morning Coffee Baristas needed start-
ing at 6am $7.00 hr flex hrs. Apply at Gator
Dining Buisiness Office. 1-13-5-14
PIZZA MAKER for traditional NY-style pizza.
PT hrs. Starting $10/hr. Experience required
in all aspects of handmade pizza. Call 745-
PT NANNY needed
M-Thur 5-8:30 pm. Call 339-3248 or email
ACCOUNTING STUDENT for bookkeeping
employment. Will train. Quickbooks Pro.
Resume to Christina firstname.lastname@example.org
PART TIME WORK
Great pay, ideal for students & second in-
comes, flex scheds, sales/svc, all ages 18+,
conditions apply 375-1422 1-28-16-14
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $7.50+. while having fun! Choose either
Gainesville location-when you apply on our
website. Visit coldstonecreamery.com, then
go to Creamery and choose Job Center.
Applications only: include e-mail address. NO
RESUMES. Nights and weekends a must.
18+ only. 1-14-5-14
Fall 2004 & Spring 2005 Graduates. Looking
for a fast paced and exciting career.-Selected
candidates will earn $38,000 while in the
District Manager Training Program. The
Pantry, Inc. is seeking to fill four positions
by the end of Spring 2005. Send resumes.
to email@example.com EOE M/F/V 1-
PEOPLE NEEDED ASAP in non call center.
Very flexible schedule. Earn cash daily for
PT/FT day & night shifts. Many positions
available. 877-244-0810 1-24-10-14
Hiring full and part-time teachers at
Kindercare on 39th Ave. OCF 40 hrs. a
plus! Apply ir person 2530 NW 39th Ave.
Childcare teachers $7-9/hr. Must have 40 hr
cert or CDA/BA call 377-1481 Full or part-
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc.
is looking for cheerful, energetic donor
scheduling representatives to help maintain
our community blood supply. Primarily eve-
ning hours. Minimum 4 days/week. Hourly
+ bonus. Variety of positions opening from
entry level positions which are now available.
Leave message for Meghan 224-1740. EOE/
Medical Assistant for busy dermatology of-
fice. Ideal position for health-related major.
PT till 6/05, then FT 4.5 days/wk. Minimum
1 yr commitment. Experience preferred but
willing to train motivated person. Fax resume
to 352-332-2966. 1-19-7-14
Assistant mother for busy family, teenage
children and a dog. Afternoons M-Th. 15-20
hrs/wk. Transportation, light housekeeping,
laundry & light meal prep. Mature, respon-
sible- person with references. 335-1306.
Receptionist 20-25 hrs for psychiatry office
M-F AM &,FPM, clerical skills. NS, punc-
tual. $7/hr, Fa;x a713623, 56,18, NW 43rd St.
Waterfprd park. Apply,in persorq.- 141-5-14
FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS
Instruct 3rd thru 12th grade students from
any'location; internet connection required;
send resume firstname.lastname@example.org 2-2-15-
FT, PT Maint Techs & Groundskeepers
Interview & Start Immediately
Multiple positions available
Maintain cleanliness/curb appeal
Troubleshoot/Basic Apt Maintenance
Paid Benefits EEO DFWP
Apply 220 N Main St 375-2152 1-18-5-14
PT Position with local
Apt Community Energetic
Attitude & Cust Service Exp
Apply Paradigm Properties
220 N Main St. 375-2152 1-18-5-14
PT Childcare needed in SW home. M, T, W
or F mornings and/or afternoons. 2 sm kids
- Starts immed. Refs. needed. Can share job
- $8/hr. Call 371-0354 1-20-7-14
Pizza makers needed.. Flexible schedule
great work environment. -Please apply at
Gator Dining Services Business Office. 1-
FT/PT Kennel Attendant needed immediately
for Vet clinic. Flexible schedule. Must be reli-
able and great with animals. Contact Mike
PT Maintenance person needed immediately
for Vet clinic. Light cleaning duties, flexible
schedule. Contact Mike 377-6003 1-18-5-14
F/T and P/T for hotel. Hourly & bonus.
Weekdays & weekends. Friendly attitudes
w/good customer svc skills. Apply in person
4021 SW40th Blvd. 1-26-10-14
Full-time & pan-tirrme people wanted must be
customer-oriented & dependable. CallAndy
888-463-1954 x 205
PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person Windmeadows Apts. 2712
SW 34th St. 373-3558 DFWP 4-20-68-14
NANNY WANTED PT or 2 PT Mon-Fri SW
Gainesville for 1 infant. Feb thru June.
Must have exp & ref. Email resume to
email@example.com or call 373-1631
Now hiring new lounge waitress, bartend-
ers & security. Apply in person Thursday
& Friday between 1:00 and-4:00 pm above
Silver Q 225 W. University Ave. 1-14-3-14
Good at cleaning, yardwork, errands, chores
& helping elderly man. $6-8/hr. Leave clear
phone number 373-1690 1-14-3-14
Seeking graduate with business degree
to tutor college students. Flex hrs, good
pay. Please fax resume to'1-800-956-2696
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
DANCERS WANTED Are you pretty?
Dancers needed for private company. Great
pay, flexible hours. Open 24 hrs. 352-376-
STRIPPERS Male & female wanted im-
mediately. $$$$$$. Apply in person French
Addition 819 W. University Ave. 1-14-3-14
EDUCATION RETAIL STORE
Needs part time help. Flexible weekday
hours plus 2-3 Saturdays a month. Please
bring in a resume to 2020 NW 6th St. 1-29-
Accounting Students (FT/PT) needed for
busy CPA firm, who are reliable, detail
oriented and able to multi-task. Should pos-
sess strong organizational skills, outstand-
ing phone etiquette, outgoing personality
and professional experience. previous com-
puter experience necessary (Outlook, Word
and Excel). Email resume and availability to
Aubrey at email@example.com 1-18-3-14
PRESCHOOL TEACHER NEEDED Mon-Fri
2-6pm at.warm, loving, Jewish dayschool.
Call 3,70-1 ~tp')f 101 or e-mail' ebby@~tnai
gainersille.corm 1-20-5-14 '
Growing company needs PT help.
Bookkeeper Quickbooks exp only- Delivery
& warehouse, website administrator, clean
background check only need apply. Fax
resume with salary req to 377-5595 2-10-
FT or PT. Send resume to HR@gleim.com
or call 352-375-0772 ext 122
GREEN SPARROW CHINESE
RESTAURANT (Haile Plantation Village
Center) now hiring FT/PT cooks, (Chinese
speciality), kitchen helpers, cashiers, serv-
ers, delivery drivers. Call 871-5771 for appt.
Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holi-
days. Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW
13th St. 2-2-15-14
Family Housing and Single Graduate
Student areas within the Department of
Housing and Residence Education is look-
ing for 2-4 students or OPS employees
to work in the village offices as Assistant
Managers. Looking for individuals who
can work 20hrs/wk and can work between
2-6pm Monday-Friday. For more informaiton
on the Assistant Manager positions, please
visit our website at: www..housing.ufl.edu/
villages, or stop by the Main Housing Office
(corner of Museum Rd & SW 13 St.) and
speak with Mohammad Hussain. 1-21-6-14
PHARMACEUTICAL SALES positions
now available. Want to work in this
lucrative industry? Clip and save this ad.
for UF Intramural Sports.
No experience necessary.
$6.75 $7.25/hr for officials
$5.50/hr for scorekeepers
Evenings and weekends only
For more info, stop by room 120
Southwest Rec or 846-1081 x 278
UF Students only. 1-19-4-14
for Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse. 1624
SW 13th St. Apply in person 1-4pm. FT or
The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
hiring sandwich prep personner- PT posi-
tion. Approx. 18-24 hrs/wk. Apply in person.
618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonald's on
Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 1-14-2-14
Swim Instructor/Office Staff
Seal Swim School now hiring energetic, fun,
responsible individuals. PT/FT positions
available. Competitive pay. WSI certification
Feb. Lutz 813-948-7134; Tampa 813-
932-5455; North Pinellas 727-943-8782.
gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave for info: 379-9600 1-21-5-14
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed
Gatorfood.com is looking for responsible
enthusiastic people. City geography knov
edge, customer svc. exp helpful. For mo
info call David 379-3663 1-21-4-14
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Close To UF, Convenient
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By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
AUBURN, Ala. After his 4-point, two-
rebound performance against Florida State,
forward David Lee put in extra hours of
practice and seemingly earned his penance
with a team-high 17-point, seven-rebound
game against Arkansas.
hI the first half of UF's first SEC road
game Wednesday, however, Lee once again
Against Auburn, Lee had three turn-
overs, two fouls, one rebound and no
points while attempting one shot in the
opening period. Lee scored his first points
of the game with 18:28 remaining in the
SIZE DOESN'T MATER: Despite the vast
size advantage the Gators had against the
Tigers, Auburn outrebounded and out-
scored UF in the paint in the first half.
With only one player taller than 6-foot-6
on their roster, compared
to UF's seven, the Tigers
held a 15-14 rebounding
advantage and a 20-16
scoring advantage in the
paint at halftime.
But according to Lee,
the energy a team has
Lee playing on its home court
can outweigh any physical advantage.
The key to success, Lee said, is to re-
main humble, yet aggressive.
"It comes down to not going anywhere
and expecting to blow anybody out," Lee
said. "If you go in there thinking it's go-
ing to be an easy game because of a team's
record or a team's height, every team in
the SEC is very tough on their home floor.
You've got to go in there and grind it out,
possession by possession."
BEYOND BASKETBALL: For Donovan, coach-
ing goes beyond the hardwood.
Despite the fact that he doesn't agree
with some of the decisions made by some
of his former players including Teddy
Dupay's alleged gambling and Major
Parker's indictment on federal drug
charges, Donovan said he feels obligated
to help his former players recover in their
private and professional lives.
"I am disappointed at the decision
some young people have made," Donovai
said. "But for me, as a coach who coach
them and told them during the recruiting'
process 'I'll be by your side, I'll work witl
you,' and things like that, I think I have tc
be somewhat supportive and understand
that decisions were made that weren'
In the wake of Parker's indictment
Donovan said he needs to aid, rather thai
shun, his former staff assistant:
"Now I have to try and help some o
those people," Donovan said. "I need t(
help Major Parker after this whole thini
finishes to be a contributor to society an
get his life back in order."
Roberson scores season-high
MEN'S, from page 20
rebounds and four steals in the final 25
"In the first half, I was really taken
out with foul trouble," Lee said.
Along with Lee, a pair of UF fresh-
men played physically to shift a halftime
deficit into a momentum advantage.
Center Al Horford grabbed a team-
high 10 rebounds, while Brewer ignited
UF's play on both ends of the court.
Brewer, who finished with a career-
high 14 points, scored on three consecu-
tive shots less than four minutes into
the second period, capping a 10-0 half-
But perhaps Brewer's greatest con-
tributions came on the other end of the
With UF leading 67-65 with less
than a minute remaining in the second
half, Brewer stole the ball from Auburn
guard Ian Young at midcourt and raced
down the floor for a fast-break layup
11hile being fouled.
"I was reading them all game." said
Brewer who finished with three steals.
"I was just waiting for him to show me
the ball. And I went for it."
GREGG, from page 20
about Peck receiving Southeastern Conference
Coach of the Year consideration, let me be the
first. UF has done nothing but improve or find
ways to overcome obstacles since Peck's pain-
ful first year in 2002-03.
Now, before you think this column is
meant to gush over the Gators, a word of
caution: this all could come crashing down
in the SEC, perennially the best conference in
women's basketball Even with the slip-ups
Tennessee has had, the Vols could turn around
and whip UF's Gator-hide.
UF showed in 2004 that they can stand up
to the bullies in the SEC and pulled off the
huge upset against New Mexico in The Pit. It's
time for the ladies to take the next step.
I'll give them this: if they can go where no
UF basketball team in the last three years has
gone, then they would be the success story
that trumps any success story from 2004 in
Likely, though, only 3,000 die-hard fans
-i ill notice.
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By ERIC ESTEBAN
As the college football re-
uiting world turns, so do the
The past three months have
!en a period of transitional
cruiting for UF as coaching
aff members have come and
)ne. Now, Wednesday's loss
recruiting coordinator Mike
acksley could turn the Gators'
cksley coach, was
one -of two
Members remaining from Ron
look's staff. Without him, the
ators might lose out on sev-
al prospects that were high.;
i Coach Urban Meyer and the'
"I think it's a significant
ss," said Jamie Newberg,
:out.com's national recruiting
lalyst. "He was the glue that
Ad the rcrLuiting together
r the transition period with
coach [Charlie] Strong.
"Losing a guy like Mike
xcksley will definitely prove
?stly. There is a handful of
iys that the Gators could lose
As recruiting coordinator,
Locksley was in charge of cen-
tral Florida and Georgia, as well
as recruiting in the Northeast
and west of the Mississippi.
Jerome Hayes, of Bayonne,
N.J., ranked the No. 14 lineback-
er in the nation by Scout.com,
also said that Locksley's depar-
ture could hurt UF's chances.
Losing Locksley to Illinois
will translate to even more
work for Meyer and his staff.
Meyer will prepare to host his
second v. av c vt i -i itne re ritut:,
Friday. Next week, he'll hit the
recruiting trail for in-home
"This is a good coaching
staff and Urban Meyer is a
good recruiter," Newberg said.
"However and this goes
with all coaching changes
- there is. a smaller recruiting
window and shorter amount of
time for recruits.to get to know
With signing day fast. ap-
proaching, Meyer will have
just three weeks to establish
relationships with recruits. But
Newberg said that if the new
staff works diligently, it could
still finish with a top recruiting
"In a perfect world, kids
would choose a school based'
on the school and that's it," he
said. "The bottom line is that
the coachl plaN er relationship is
huge in the rccntiting proce-i "
Oral commitments are non-
binding until a national letter-
of-intent is signed on National
Signing Day on Feb 2
Peck: UFshouldn't focus on Tigers' ranking
WOMEN'S, from page 20
doesn't matter what kind of tuirforni the other team
has on. You have great respect for them, but you just
go out and play the game"
'Hoosier, is the tale ot a .mall.-toiwn hldiana high
school basketball team i. Iio deteats a laree c it- high
school to win tlh.e 'tate title In the mal ie. the coach
constantly-remnind- hi- plain er- to pli\ to their potential
and to ignore thle h- pe -isrrouniding the oppo-iihon.
The Gator- ,. ere i a .undar poLihon earhter in the
season when their, tr. eled tao then-NoI r Baj\lor LiF
struggled earl, but aftet dr.aii, u iloo.ec Ln the first half
For. some plai',ers, the: hlpe surrounding that
matchup afie.:ted them.
"I think I had a lot of neriocr c,:>ming into that
game," sai. itu-ior ton' ard Bernice Mo'i.h. ihl-o
spent much ot the co:nte-t ui toul trouble "So I tlunk I
learned a lot from that game And e'en though \toL re
facing top opponent.; \ ou ve still cot to take it one
game at a time.
Peck and her pla\ er- agree it i dlL take a team de-
fensive effort to wiin Hoi\wever L-Ui' s Augustus and
Senior guard Tenaika loluison pro\ idE a dual scoring
"I don't tiurk i we're going to shut doi, n Seminone
Augustus. I don't dunk ,\ we're going to LuSt shut down
Temeka Jhnson.' Peck said.' \\e re going to ha\'e to
play great team deterne and then execute \ ell on the
offen- iv e end.
Arter relming on departed center \xne.ssa Havden
to carry the team last season. NlMosb, said defense no
longer comes dow. n to one play er
"We're more a a a team more as a Lunit.' she said
'\Ve rn-ut in each other lot more. especially on de-
Following the los-es ot starting guard Dauuelle
Santos to a stress fracture in her right foot and sopho-
more Kim Dye to torn left knee ligament-, onl\ nine
player-. \ itll dre--ss orUF.
oet. others ha .e stepped into the spotlight to cover
forthe lost personnel.
Senior guard Tamia Williams enters the LSU game
after scoring 45 combined points against Arkansas and
Auburn, earning SEC Co-Player of the Week honors.
Filling in for Santos,Williams gives the team credit-for,
'1 have to gi e all credit to nm tIeammat.e for ha\-
in total conridencE in me and supporting .nd enconr-
aging me .she said. "Coa:h is 'ern encouragmg rnd
she gi\ en me an opportunity to plad -ome good nun-
ute, .~nd I think so- tar I've been gl u g piertt gu' od." '
Emily Harris Alligator Staff
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UF guard Taurean Green braces for Auburn's lan Young during the
early stages of an 84-78 Gators win. Green netted 8 points.
By MICHAEL MAURINO
In the marathon that is a season, one game
will not determine success.
But one game can change a lot.
Tonight, the UF women's basketball team
hosts No. 3 Louisiana State at 6:30 in the
O'Connell Center. The Tigers are the highest-
ranked team to come into Gainesville since
then-No. 2 Tennessee in 2002.
UF (11-4,2-0 Southeastern Conference) has
only beaten three top-five teams in its history.
If tl: Gators can pull off the upset, it will be
By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
AUBURN, Ala. Coming
into his taln -. fr-.t S'-outhhast trn
CornferCc:c road game against
-Atibum Coach Billy Donovan
\okica1i7ed a le\ concern: He
didn t ,'. ant the Gators. to get into
a three-point -.hooringi cont.t.
Forrinatel,. tdl c\ did.
After a last-second Auburn
three-pointer sent the game into
overtime, the Tigers just couldn't
keep up with UF s SEC-lead-
ing offense, falling 84-78 to the
Gators 110-3. 2-UI EC)
With 1.5 seconds remaining
in the game and Tigers fans fil-
ing out, Aulburn guard Toney
Douglas caught a three-quarter-
court inbounds pass, turned and
hit a three-point shot before the
buzzer, tying the score at'71 and
pumping life back into a deflated
"I knel, it I' wa going in,"
DougIla said. '"For real I be
practicing that .hot "
But the Gators' leading
scorer. Anthon\ Roberson, had
an ans-r. r
After missing one of two free
throws with 1.9 seconds remain-
ing to keep the UF lead at 3,
Roberson opened the overtime
period with three consecutive
shots, two of which were three-
pointers, to put the Gators ahead
"It was just going back and
torth.' Rober-onsaid "[Douglas]
would hit a three, and then I'd
hit a three. I just prayed to God
arguably the bigge-t v in in teanm history.
"It's going to be an exciting time for our
program and for our team to take on a tough
challenger like LSU," Coach Carolyn Peck
LSU (14-1, 1-0 SEC) had been the No. 1
team in the country until last week's overtime
loss to Rutgers.
That aside, the Tigers have three players.
scoring in double figures, including junior
guard Seimone Augustus, who is ESPN's
midseason MVP. Augustus bruised her el-
bow Saturday against Georgia but will play
Peck said her team must focus on them-
that I could make one more shot
than he could."
But Douglas, who finished
with a team-high 32 points,
made another three-pointer to
cut the UF lead to 2 with 1:07
S"I don't know if I've ever seen
a freshman in our league as good
as him," Donovan said. "It's un-
believable the way he scores."
On the Gators' ensuing
possession, the Tigers trapped
NCAA Basketball forward
UF 84 Core y
Auburn 78 Brewer at
After play resumed, forward
David Lee drew a foul and hit
two free throws. Roberson fol-
lowed with two more to put the
game out of reach.
.Roberson finished with a
garne- .nd -uea~son-high 34 points
i.-hile -inking i. t 10 l thle-point-
With some sharp shooting
and d efensivei pressure, -the
Gators overcame a first half in
which the small but quick Tigers
outrebounded and outscored
them in the paint for a 39-36
Despite looming over all of
Auburn's starters by at least
three inche. Lee had a quiet first
half, failing to score and grab-
bing just one rebound.
Lee, however, assumed a
dominant role in second half,
accumulating 10 points, eight
SEE MEN'S, PAGE 18
"It's going to be an exciting time
for our program and for our team
to take on a tough challenger like
Women's basketball coach
selves, not LSU's ranking. To make her point,
she. turned to the a classic David versus
"Taking from a page out of 'Hoosiers',"
Peck said. "You just got to go out and play. It
SEE WOMEN;S. PAGE 19
UF bests Auburn
*The UF men's track and field
team has hired Dan Pfaff as the
assistant track and field coach. In
30 years, Pfaff has coached 33
*!>' 'y. ;
* 1975: The UF women's basketball team
made its varsity debut in Alligator Alley at
Florida Gym. The Gators fell to Valdosta
State 57-47 in overtime. The Gators finished
the season 16-8.
SThe UF men's swimming team will trav(
for its first meet of the spring semester.i
Coach Gregg Troy said the Gators are usin
it mainly as a tune-up for their upcoming
season. See'story at alligator.org/ sports.
... ,.' ..... '': ." '
Since starting at UF in the fall
of 2000, I hadn't seen a year like
The Gators were, collectively,
a shank short of a double bogey.
It wasn't a good year.
In fact, any 17-year old
Gators fan could challenge Frank
Sinatra's song right now.
B u t
9 the mak-
ings of a
Gregg Girvan great year
Throwing Girvballs in Gators
ofthe Urban Meyer era and Billy
Donovan's struggles in postsea-
son play, it will certainly be a
\-hich is wihy the charge for
a better 2005 for UF will come
from...the women's basketball
Yeah, it may seem like a
stretch. But look here Gators fan:
you haven't had much to cheer
about these days. Beggars can't
be choosers. Plus, baseball finish-
es -inifa\ so tht\ really\ \wouldn't
be 'leading the lchlage
.-nd while ihe RED-hot No.
3 Louisiana State Tigers stand a
good chance of taking over the
O'Connell Center (which coldd
be a totally better playground
than even the $3-million digs
LSU boosters are building for
their live mascot, Mike the Tiger),
Coach Carolyn Peck's squad has
made a habit of defying expecta-
No Vanessa Hayden? No
problem. UF has adopted a faster
stIle that ha- caught it- first t\\o .
conference opponent- oft guard.
Injuries to Danielle Santos
and now Kim Dye? No problem.
UF will use the other nine evenly
and still wear opponents down.
R'eallv. if there ha.sn'tbeen talk
SEE GREGG, PAGE 18
Gators host red-hot No. 3 LSU Tigers