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We Inform. You Decide.


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2005


Pell grant change



may aid students


The Writings on The Wall
Nicki Mohr, left, and Ashley Orynich paint the word "Soror-a-whore" on a concrete block
as part of the Writing on the Wall project Tuesday afternoon. The wall will be construct-
ed on the Plaza of the Americas, where it will be demolished by students on Friday. The
Writing on the Wall project was brought to UF in 2002.


By EMILY YEHLE
Alligator Writer
eyehle@alligator.org

Starting in 2006, students receiving
Pell grants might be able to cover more
of their college expenses if Congress
approves in February a plan to increase
the maximum award by $100 per fear
for five years. .
That means UF students receiving
the grant could be better prepared
to face annually rising tuition costs,
which stand at $174 more thi- \ ear for
students attempting 15 credit hL'ui-
than the\ did in the 2003-04 academic
year.
The proposed changes would in-
crease the maximum award approxi-
mately 12 percent by 2010, raising it
from .4 ,,I0 to $4,550.
The inrea.se probably will only
keep up with inflation and do little to
close the gap between rising tuition
and a Pell grant that has been stagnant
for three years, said Karen Fooks, di-
rector of student financial affairs.
"It probably means you're treading
water," she said.
President Bush announced the plan
in Jacksonville on Friday, weeks after
he supported a change in the federal
financial aid formula that is expected
to leave more than one million stu-
dents with a smaller. Pell grant and
almost 90,000 without any grant at all,


according to the American Council on
Education.
Low-income students receive be-
tween $400 and $4,050 depending on
the result of the formula, which calcu-
lates their financial need and the cost of
college, among other things. The cur-
rent formula uses 1988 tax data, while
the new one will use 2002 information,
leaving some students looking richer
on paper next year than they did this
year.
The $100 increase
might help buffer
the effect of the for-
mula for some stu-
dents, Fooks'said.
Of the more than
one million students
Bush expected to lose a
few hundred dollars
in grants, the increase might make up
for the cut.
And some of those 90,000 students
who would fall short of the "cusp of
eligibility" might still get a minimal
award because of the extra $100, she
said.
"There would be a ripple effect,"
she said.
The Pell grant program is $4 billion
in debt, and the new formula could
save the government $300 million, ac-
cording to the American Council on

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TSUNAMI RELIEF

UF relief groups garner thousands, still collecting


By DAVID COHEN
Alligator Writer
dcohen@alligator.org

Following the worst natural disaster in
documented history that washed away the
lives of more than 162,000 people in Asia
this December, the Gainesville. community
has made America's contribution $13,700
larger, a number that continues to grow.
"We didn't have an expectation," said
Linh Nguyen, head of finances for Gators for


UF guard Anthony
Roberson and the
Gators look to extend
their winning streak to
four games when they
host Tennessee tonight.
Roberson is the first
Gator to score 30 points
in consecutive games
since 1986.
See story, pg. 20.


Tsunami Relief. "But we did really well."
The group, which consists of 20 campus
organizations, has collected more than
$6,200 so far and plans -to make its first con-
tribution at the end of this month to Direct
Relief International.
The group will continue to collect dona-
tions for an unspecified period of time.
"It's a big tragedy that happened, and
I'm glad people [used] their time and money
to help," Nguyen said.
The Greek community also collected


* Strikeforce Diablo
celebrated the release
of its first LP, "The
Albatross and the
Architect," on Tuesday
night at Atlantic. Only
one thing was missing:
the CD. Read more Off
the Avenue, pg. 5.


funds to help those affected by the catas-
trophe.
"It was a worldwide disaster that
deserved worldwide attention," said
Interfraternity Council President John
Dicks.
See complete coverage online
at www.alligator.org
Fraternities raised $5,000 during Rush
events, as well as at the Reitz Union and
Turlington Plaza in the past few weeks.


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Dicks said he was "pleasantly surprised"
at the outpouring of support.
The IFC originally planned on matching
the amount collected, but Dicks said after
the final figures were in, it was clear that
expectations of $500 to $600 were greatly
exceeded.
In keeping with its original promise,
however, the IFC will donate $700.
The Panhellenic Council reported its
volunteers collected $2,500 during the first
three days of Spring semester.


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SG Web site due for user-friendly transformation


* THE CURRENT SITE IS
FAULTY AND OUT OF DATE.

By BRIDGET CAREY
Alligator Writer
bcarey@alligator.org

A Student Government Web
site plagued with faults was
something Adam Roberts said
he couldn't stand looking at any
longer.
Roberts, SG's technology
cabinet director, shared his vision
Tuesday to establish a factually
correct, updated and useful SG


Web site for all UF students, in-
stead of having a site that he calls
"not user-friendly."
After presenting changes,
Roberts said the next step would
be to hire a company to re-design
the page and then hire a student
to maintain it.
The student previously em-
ployed to update the site had to
leave UF this. semester because
of personal reasons, Roberts said.
But the- departure was not the
sole reason for the site's prob-
lems, he said.
The site features multiple


pages of incorrect, missing and
outdated information and hy-
perlinks, including informa-
tion regarding senator contacts
and photos, senate committee
members, information about the
Student Senate
S n1t president and
pro-tempore
and all legisla-
tion since the start of the Spring
semester.
As a flagship university re-
cord, the site is nowhere near
the quality it should be, Roberts
said, adding that he and his team


will be modeling it after North
Carolina State University's SG
Web site.
"Everything they have is what
we're trying to emulate," Roberts
said.
He is working to create a da-
tabase that would show students
exactly what each senator and
elected official has done during
their term. This would include
a listing of what legislation a
senator or executive officer has
authored as well as a senator's
voting history.
"It gives the average student


an idea of what their senator has
been up to lately," Roberts said.
But aside from factual errors,
Roberts said another problem
was that, "the average student
has no reason to visit this Web
site."
Plans to lure non-SG visitors
would include a Web log and
message boards, he said.
He says the upcoming SG
Spring election and students with
differing political ambitions will
not hinder the site's improve-
ments, which he says could be
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Gene may hold key to high blood pressure illness


* THE GENE'S ACTION RELATES SPECIFICALLY TO
COLD-WEATHER SITUATIONS.
By SKYLER SMITH
Alligator Writer
ssmith@alligator.org
As thermometers took a plunge in recent days, blood pres-
sures have been climbing higher, and a UF study may have
isolated the gene to thwart this phenomenon.
Dr. Zhongjie Sun, a UF assistant professor of physiology
and medicine, has located a gene that may be the culprit
behind cold weather-related high blood pressure and re-
sultant illnesses, such as hypertension and coronary heart
disease.
The American Heart Association granted Sun a
four-year, $260,000 grant for his research, which will be
published in the February issue of American Journal of
Physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative
Physiology.


Winter months have the highest rate of cardiovascular
deaths, Sun said. Since blood vessels naturally constrict in
cold weather to warm the body, this affects a rise in blood
pressure.
Fifty million Americans are believed to have abnor-
mally high blood pressure, or hypertension, with one-third
of them unaware they have the condition, according to the
American Heart Association.
Additionally, the AHA passed stricter
UF guidelines to define hypertension in 2003.
Research Normal blood pressure used to be 120
over 80, said Jane Cullen, director of nurs-
ing at the Student Health Care Center.
"That's now considered pre-hypertension," Cullen said.
While the SHCC has not had any specific cold-related
cases of hypertension, there is a general trend of more
young people with high blood pressure, Cullen said.
Stress, alcohol and cigarette smoking are among the
most common factors that potentially could increase stu-
dents' blood pressure, Cullen said.
Sun studied a .group of genetically engineered mice


lacking AT1A receptors, which receive the blood vessel-
constricting hormone angiotensin II. The mice without
the gene that provides for these receptors and a control
group of unaltered mice were kept at a constant 44 degrees
Fahrenheit for five weeks.
At the conclusion of testing, the control group had a 40-
percent higher rate of hypertension than the mice without
the gene believed responsible for high blood pressure.
Even with Florida's mild winters, Sun-said this is a
trend that should be of concern.
"Forty-four degrees Fahrenheit is an average tempera-
ture of the Gainesville winter," Sun said.
"Even a short-term exposure to the cold, or a part of
your body like the hand, is enough to increase your blood
pressure significantly."
To protect against cooler weather, Sun suggests wearing
layered clothing, avoiding heavy, heart-straining work and
limiting alcohol consumption.
"Alcohol may give you a temporary feeling of warmth,
but it will lead to a loss of heat and (possibly) hypother-
.mia," Sun said.


AROUND GAINESVILLE

Building proposal reconciles progress and posterity


By NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Writer
nhughes@alligator.org
Officials charged with the difficult task
of preserving historic city structures while
encouraging development may have found
their solution.
SIn a meeting of the Historic Preservation
Board on Monday, board members discussed
a proposal recommending the University
Heights Special Area Plan of 2000 be modified
to include provisions for historic buildings.
The affected area lies between the UF cam-
pus and downtown Gainesville, including a
number of fraternity and sorority houses.
Peter Prugh, a UF professorof architecture,
serves as head of the board and authored the


proposed design guidelines for the University
Heights Historic District.
"This neighborhood is going to change,"
Prugh said, "but there are pieces of it that we
want to protect."
SThe goal of the University Heights plan is
to aid university-related developments, such
as apartment buildings, between the campus
and downtown to reduce traffic and increase
pedestrian activity.

Other housing projects being considered
include multi- and single-family homes in
hopes of increasing diversity in the area.
Prugh said the goal is to, approach the
proposal as an amendment to the University
Heights Special Area Plan, rather than group
it with other historic guidelines for the rest of
the city.


This way, Prugh said, the plans for
University Heights would not be dependent
upon the passage of other plans.
"This neighborhood is going to
change, but there are pieces of it
that we want to protect."
Peter Prugh
Head of the Historic Preservation Board

"[The University Heights Historic District
is] worth saving," he said. "We need some
regulations in here that will bridge these two
ideas."
Jay Reeves, a local architect and member
of the board, said the proposal will allow for
more flexibility regarding historic rules and


development in the area.
"This is more tailored toward the district
itself," Reeves said. "It lets the plans co-exist
with the redevelopment district instead of
conflicting."
Incorporating the two plans would make
regulations easier for potential future devel-
opment, Reeves said.
Emphasizing that the council is meant to
be reasonable and flexible, Prugh said they
would hear any case in which this proposal
could upset current residents.
S"There are going to be conditions in here
where people face hardships," he said. "That's
what the board is for."
The council will meet again Feb. 1 to final-
ize the proposal before presenting it to the city
of Gainesville.


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Transition smooth after Santa Fe VP's resignation


* THE SEARCH FOR RE-
PLACEMENT BEGINS IN FALL.

By SKYLER SMITH
Alligator Writer
ssmith@alligator.org

Despite the sudden loss of
a top administrator, Santa Fe
Community College is doing busi-
ness as usual.
"It's been almost a seam-


less transition," SFCC President
Jackson Sasser said.
Former Vice President for
Academic Affairs Nancee Bailey
resigned suddenly Jan. 9, leaving a
vacancy in one of the most impor-
tant seats on campus.
Anne Kress, an SFCC employee
for more than 10 years, is now the
interim vice president.
"It just wasn't a good fit," Kress
said of Bailey.
During her tenure, Kress hopes


to foster collabo-

the college's
departments and
7 .promote faculty
S; involvement,
she said.
SFCC spokes-
Sasser man Larry Keen
echoed Sasser's
sentiment of an undisturbed
switch and added that Bailey's
unpopular plan to reorganize the


college's departments has been
"scrapped."
The search for a permanent
replacement will begin in the Fall
and will be conducted by the same
committee that hired Bailey. Sasser
said he hopes to find and induct a
new vice president by early 2006.
As for the present, Sasser said
SFCC has been strengthened by
the change.
"It's a good day for the college.
We were fortunate to have some-


one of Anne Kress's experience
and professionalism to step in for
us," he said.
Kress will continue at SFCC
after her year as vice president of
academic affairs "in a role to be
determined," she said.
Kress formerly worked in the
English department at SFCC's
main campus. She holds two
bachelor's degrees from UF and is
working on a doctorate in educa-
tion there.


LP release party lacks CD


Strikeforce Diablo celebrated the re-
lease of its first LP, "The Albatross and
the Architect," on Tuesday -night at
Atlantic.
Only one thing was missing: the CD.
The Gainesville-based punk band start-
ed recording the LP in 2002, and from there,
everything went wrong.
Its recording studio blew up. Then, the
guy designing the CD layout moved away
... and took his half-finished designs with
him.
"It's been very hard," said Matt
Sweeting, bassist for SD. "We definitely
had to want it."
When the band members scheduled the
CD release party a few months ago, they
were sure the CDs would arrive in plenty of
time, Sweeting said.
Off the But despite placing its order
AeV Bai-- in October, the band still is wait-
ing to receive the CDs with cor-
rect face labels.
Nevertheless, Strikeforce Diablo hit the
stage Tuesday night with Loaded For Bear
and close friends, Army of Ponch.
"All the members [of Strikeforce Diablo
and Ponch] have been really good friends
for tons of years. That's our little posse,"
Ponch guitarist Ryan Geis said.
Though Geis (don't call him Ryan) just
joined Ponch before its European tour a
year ago, he's had an appreciation for the
Gainesville music scene for a long time.
"Strikeforce Diablo has always been one
of my favorites," he said.
Loaded For Bear and the headliners
never had played together before, but it


Swas in the works for
some time, Sweeting
said.
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CD wasn't officially
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Diablo didn't let that
ruin the fun.
"The best part of this band, for me, is
that we really enjoy each other as people,
and I think that's reflected in the way we
play," Sweeting said.
And fans weren't totally left out in the
cold.
The band sold visually unfinished but
musically complete CDs at the show to any-
one who wanted them.
Strikeforce Diablo's sound could be best
described as post-hardcore, with strong
steady vocals and powerful guitar the
type of punk that rips you out of your seat.
In addition to the material on their self-
titled EP and selections from the delayed
LP, Strikeforce Diablo played some new
songs it recently put together.
If you missed the band at Atlantic,
which is conveniently managed by drum-
mer Kevin Scott, Strikeforce Diablo usually
travels through Florida once a month.
Last month, it played in Miami, Orlando,
Jacksonville and Gainesville, and the band
aims to make it up to Atlanta next month.
And hopefully, the band will release
some new material soon.
"We write them pretty fast," Sweeting
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Natural bias

Harvard leader implies

genders may be unequal
M ore than ever, the idea that all people are born equal
is taking hold.
The country on Monday payed respect in a
national holiday to one of the most influential civil rights
leaders in history.
Next month will be a celebration of similar visionaries
who have paved the way for the society and the freedoms
we enjoy today.
Despite these advances, however, there are some peo-
ple who still would like to see social thought sent back to
the Stone Age.
Unfortunately, the most glaring recent evidence of this
comes from the highest levels of our educational system.
In a conference Friday, Lawrence H. Summers, presi-
dent of Harvard University, suggested the relative lack of
successful women in the fields of math and science might
be because of inherent biological differences between the
sexes.
Yes, that's right he said women naturally may be
inferior to men in some areas of scholarship.
Summers proposed this idea in the spirit of scientific
inquiry, but that doesn't change its inherently discrimina-
tory nature.
He offered evidence such as that male students tend to
score higher and lower scores on standardized math tests
in high school than female students, a fact in which he be-
lieves biological differences may be a factor.
It's not surprising a number of female scholars in at-
tendance left the room while he was making these state-
ments.
This barely would be tolerable if it came from'some ag-
ing professor who thinks women's suffrage is something
that happens during'childbirth. At least then only the 20
or so students unlucky enough to find only his class open
during drop/add would have to deal with him.
From the leader of the country's most prestigious uni-
versity and one of the most important figures in educa-
tion it is unacceptable.
Arguments that he was hired as a prominent economist
instead of as Harvard president are ridiculous. He has a
standard of conduct befitting his office to uphold regard-
less of where, when or why he is speaking.
Once the public outcry against his statements became
heated, Summers tried to save face by complaining his
statements were misunderstood.
He was careful, however, not to actually refute the
meaning of his words.
The basic flavor of his responses was summed up when
he said, "I'm sorry for any misunderstanding but believe
that raising questions, discussing multiple factors that
may explain a difficult problem and seeking to understand
how they interrelate is vitally important."
He further said people were wrong to believe he meant
women could not succeed at the highest levels of math and
science.
Of course, this still leaves plenty of room for them to be
perceived as subordinate to men.
Despite his intentions, Summers' words cannot be de-
fended by statements claiming them to be in the interest of
scientific inquiry.
It is no less wrong to say people may be genetically
inferior in their understanding of certain concepts because
'of gender than it is to say this because of race.
That sort of unthinking discrimination has no place in
our society, much less our universities.


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Gainesville needs eco-friendly buses
n/1998, an electric bus from Chattanooga, Tenn., cruised Gavin Baker being environmentally conscious,
into Gainesville. The Alligator quoted Regional Transit Speaking Out and that Gainesville is full of a
Service's then-marketing-coordinator Cathy Saenz, bunch of hippies.
saying RTS hoped to have electric buses in use by 2000. In light of that, it's surprising we
"Because there is no diesel smoke, [the electric bus] don't have alternative-fuel buses yet. But, the truth is,
is ideal for campus, where buses are so close.to pedes- we tried.
trians and bicyclists," Saenz said. In the wake of the Chattanooga bus's visit, an
I couldn't agree more. -Alligator editorial lauded the idea.
Around UF's campus, if you go on foot, you walk in "We heartily encourage RTS to continue pursuing
the emissions of RTS busses. It's a truism very familiar alternative fuel solutions to the city's air quality con-
to students, cerns," the editorial read.
I accepted it until last week. In 1999 four months later then-Gainesville-
On Jan. 9, the state of Florida announced it was mayor Paula DeLaney went to Washington, D.C., to ask
ordering eight Ford E-450 buses "the world's first Congress for $6 million to purchase 20 electric buses.
commercially available hydrogen vehicles." The 12-pas- The Alligator never reported whether the money was
senger buses will transport tourists around Orlando. appropriated. I know I haven't seen the buses.
A few years ago, a commercial hybrid passenger car Student Government's Parking and Transportation
was unthinkable. When President Bush announced a Cabinet works with RTS. Cabinet director Zachery
$1.2 billion hydrogen fuel initiative in his 2003 State of Jacobson said there have been some talks about alterna-
the Union address, it still seemed a far-flung possibility. tive-fuel buses, but the switch would be costly.
But now, the revolution is here. RTS currently is focused more on replacing its old-
After hearing the Orlando announcement, I poked est buses, he said, although RTS is nearing the end of a
around a bit more and I couldn't believe what I period of expansion.
found. Maybe now is a good time to try again.
On Jan. 7, the city of Tampa launched its hybrid bus Jacobson said he would support an effort to bring
program, adding three General Motors diesel-electric alternative-fuel buses to campus. Students who wish to
hybrid vehicles to its fleet. The buses are the first hy- comment should email parking@sg.ufl.edu.
brids in the state to be used for public transportation. The city of Gainesville also has an RTS Advisory
About 18 other U.S. cities use GM's hybrid buses. Board for residents to give their input on RTS's direc-
Others, like Chattanooga, use electric buses. Tacoma, tion. The student adjunct seat is currently held by
Wash., uses natural gas. Student Sen. Mike Belle. However, the board lacks
Nine European cities have been testing hydrogen- members and is seeking applicants. The application is
fuel-cell buses for the past year, under a European online at www.cityofgainesville.org.
Union project named Clean Urban Transport fdr Alternative-fuel bus service can be done in
Europe, or CUTE. Gainesville, and it should be. Someone just has to stand
Add Tampa and Orlando to those lists, up and say so.
Now; consider Gainesville and UF's reputations for Gavin Baker is a history freshman.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Exploitation prevention is goal of choice
Editor: The most dangerous aspect of
pro-life advocacy is its potential to deliver a
new rash of sex crimes.
If Roe v. Wade were overturned, any
man would be able to rape any woman in
America and force her to have the baby.
The number of women raped each year us-'
ing Rohypnol would increase tenfold once
childless couples with high-dollar lawyers
figure out they can bully a young woman
of modest means into giving up her baby
- a baby forced inside her as she lay un-
conscious.
It sickens me to think my sisters and
nieces could be at risk of enslavement as
unconsenting baby-factories.
Many pro-choice people are parents
themselves who love babies. No one here
is "in favor" of abortion, just as no Second
Amendment advocate is "inr favor" of gun
violence. Rather, the latter point out that
citizens who cannot bear arms become vul-
nerable to predators. If women cannot con-
trol what goes on inside their own bodies,
they will be exploited for their reproductive
powers.
So I'll agree with those who claim "pro-
choice" does not fully describe the moral
values of people who support Roe v. Wade.
"Anti-exploitation" is- a much better
term.
Timothy Baker
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Holiday celebrates liberties for all races
Editor: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not
a black holiday. It sickens me the way peo-
ple and the media treat this and other civil
rights holidays. Instead of just asking black
Americans year after year how they think
America has progressed or is progressing,
how about asking some white Americans
every once in while, or asking Asian-
Americans. Or, better yet, how about asking
a politician holding elective office? The Civil
Rights Movement did not only involve black
people; we're missing the point.
During Black History Month, try to learn
or teach about other leaders besides MLK
Jr. and Malcolm X. Many other men and
women were and are involved in the great
American fight for equality.
Moji Yai
UF Staff



Inauguration shows big-money interests
Editor: Surely some Bush-lovers have
to cringe at the ever-increasing price tag
on this week's inauguration. I'll spare you
the obvious "tsunami victims dying by
the thousands from disease, etc.".- we all
know they'll be comforted by mental images
of American high rollers blowing huge wads
of cash to rub against Bush.
The reason people spend $100,000 to at-
tend these parties is because they will save
that much in taxes during Bush's tenure. If
you think the election was about the war,
you were.duped. If you think it was about


moral values, you're an idiot.
Republicans are Republicans because it's
in their best financial interest to put a guy in
office that will do whatever he can to keep
tax rates low. It is as simple as that. President
Bush is rich, he was born rich and his loyal-
ties are to the rich. His rich friends are now
throwing rich parties because Bush saves
them ridiculous amounts of money.
If you voted for Bush and aren't saving
thousands of dollars on your taxes this year,
then you were bought. These people that are
paying through the nose to snort coke in the
vicinity of G-Dub are the ones that bought
you.
Moral issues? Christian values?- Iraqi and
American boys are killing each other daily.
Tsunami victims are dying in droves. Let's
do all we can to help by drinking ourselves
silly and snorting ourselves stupid.
That's my kind of leader.
Jim O'Loughlin
5EG



Column misses benefits of bicycle use
Editor: Where does Andrew Meyer get
off encouraging UF students not to ride their
bikes?
Throughout my four years in Gainesville,
not much has made me as happy as getting
some exercise and enjoying our beautiful
Florida weather while riding my bike to
class, work or a friend's apartment. Nothing
in Gainesville is more than a few miles away,
and riding my bike to class is quicker than


taking the bus and more enjoyable than sit-
ting in my car. I agree with Andrew that our
streets are overcrowded not by bikes, but
by cars that pollute and congest our southern
college town. Fellow Gators, make a healthy,
inexpensive and environmentally conscious
decision to put down your car keys, flip up
your kickstand and ride like the wind.
Danny Schiff
4BA



Students ambivalent to SG controversy
Editor: For the past week, I have picked
up my copy of the Alligator and had to
read about "nime-stealing" within Student
Government. And each day I chuckle and
proceed to show my friends an article show-
ing a very humorous situation.
I believe that SG takes themselves way
too seriously. A lot of the members of SG are
in it just to pad their resumes.
I beg you to stop giving a forum for their
whining. No one but themselves cares about
this "name game." In no way does it effect
how I'll vote, because I still won't. No matter
which party is elected, life on campus will
not change one bit. In fact, the only time I
notice SG is when they pass out a million
flyers-before the election. Please SG, stop
concerning yourselves with silly names and
start concerning yourselves with under-
standing your roles as ambassadors of the
common student.
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Dispute ends in stabbing


Valdez spill lingers


By MEGAN V. WINSLOW
Alligator Writer
mwinslow@alligator.org

An argument escalated into a
Gainesville man's attempt to strangle
his roommate with a guitar string late
Monday afternoon, reports state.
"I just stabbed the [exlletive]
inside in the neck, and the knife
is in my pocket."
Anthony H. Hurley
Assault suspect

Anthony H. Hurley, 25, allegedly at-
tacked Nathan E. Johnson, 30, after an ar-
gument in their shared residence, 306 N.W.
Eighth St., according to Gainesville Police
Department reports.
Aided by fellow residents Gregory V.
Davis, 43, and David J. Butler, 18, Johnson


was able to fend off Hurley's initial attack.
However, shortly afterward, Hurley alleg-
edly discarded the string and lunged at
Johnson with a pocketknife.
GPD responded to a call from Johnson,
who said he had been stabbed in the right
side of his neck and identified Hurley. .
Davis and Butler managed to separate
the roommates, but Hurley fled, taking off
toward Northwest Third Avenue, where
he was later picked up by police.
"I just stabbed the [expletive] inside in
the neck, and the knife is in my pocket,"
Hurley said, upon being approached'by
GPD officers::
A knife with blood on the blade was
found in the pocket of Hurley's jeans.
Hurley was taken to the Alachua
County Jail and is facing aggravated bat-
tery charges.
Johnson was taken to Shands to be
treated for his injuries, which are not life-
threatening.


7 By AMY L. HANNA
Alligator Contributi ng Writer

The effects of the 1989
Exxon Valdez oil spill continue
to be felt by both wildlife and
'These are long-term humans. Riki Ott, author of
effects that were not "Sound Truth and _Corporate
Myth$: The Legacy of the Exxon
anticipated by 1989 Valdez Oil Spill," told a crowd
scientists. The chemi- of 50 Tuesday afternoon in the
Engineering Building.
cal contamination Ott researched cases of
i"Valdez Crud," a flu-like illness
resulted in reduced sur- affecting workers involved in
vival of wildlife rather the cleanup. She conducted in-
terviews with former workers
than immediate death, who still suffer from respiratory
and the ramifications problems, and said chemicals
are stillbe felt" used to clean up the oil triggered
are stillbeg felt. this and other illnesses.
Riki Ott The chemicals also caused
author respiratory and metabolic prob-


lems in many species of wild-
life aroufid the Prince William
Sound in Alaska. Ott stressed
that effects. of the spill are still
appearing.
"These are long-term effects
that were not anticipated by
1989 scientists," Ott said. "The
chemical contami-
On nation resulted in
Campus reduced survival
of wildlife rather
than immediate death, and the
ramifications are still being felt."
Ott wants to rewrite several
federal laws that deal with oil
contamination as a short-term
problem.
"The past four years, the en-
vironment has taken a backseat
politically, and we need people
like Dr. Ott to enlighten the
public," graduate student Italo
Lenta said.


New Pell grant formula could save the government $300 million


Out-of state undergraduate tuition* 1
$12,046 $13,808

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things change... statestudents m
Maximum Pell Grant- $4,050


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$15,827 PELL, from page 1

Tuition has narrowed the Education.
nt Pell grant, while out-of- Consequently, new moneywon't be putinto the
we further out of reach. program. The extra money will instead be taken
from government subsidies to private lenders who
cater to students.
With these loans, students don't pay interest
$2,955 until they finish school because the lenders receive
money from the government.
When the student graduates or stops going to
school, the interest is set, within limits, by the bank
2004-05 that loaned him or her money.
I credits per academic vear The decrease in government funds to those lend-
Mike GImlgnanit Alligator Staff- -- etfS wouldtnt -decrease .-ub Id!i-d loan ava-labilit :


just the profits of banks, White House officials told
The New York Times.
And since UF only disperses direct federal loans,
in which the government loans money to students
without the middle-man of a private lender, Fooks
said she doubted the change will be significant
enough to make a difference in loans locally.
However, the "real solution" to increase the Pell
grant is to increase the volume of direct loans, she
said, since the government makes money through
the program.
But politics probably won't allow that, she said.
However, any increase in the Pell grant is w6l-
come, Fooks said, because the award has stayed
the same for three years, while tuition continues
to increase.


STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Accent coffers


receive $30K

* THE SPEAKER'S BUREAU STILL HAS ABOUT
$100,000 FOR PRE-BUDGETED PROJECTS.

By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
Alligator Writer
smagruder@alligator.org

Small student organizations may continue to count
on Accent, UF's speakers bureau, to help bring well-
known orators for the rest of the semester.
An additional $30,000 was added to Accent's co-
sponsorship budget Tuesday by the Student Senate,
allowing the bureau to meet an increasing number of
requests to aid smaller campus groups. Three groups
have come to Accent for help since the funds initially
were approved last week, Chairman David Buchalter
said.
Accent still has about $100,000 in its budget for
its own programs. The additional $30,000 will fund
joint events that were not planned when the bureau's
budget was approved, Accent Treasurer Evan Tyroler
said.
"We're not over-budgeting at all," he added.
Student Sen. Jason Sherry said during the meeting
that while he supported Accent, he recommended sen-
ators be more cautious about repeatedly funding orga-
nizations after they've exceeded their yearly budget.
He reminded senators of additional funding
needed two years ago by Student Government
Productions.
"Let's do it at the right time and not throughout
the year," Sherry said.









Groups seek new recruits at student organization fair


* MORE THAN 180 CAMPUS
CLUBS ARE PARTICIPATING.

By KIMBERLY GOUZ
Alligator Contributing Writer
Chris Thompson walked
through the Reitz Union
Colonnade on Tuesday afternoon,
grinning enthusiastically as he
left the table where the Outdoor
Adventure and Recreation Club
was passing out fliers.
Thompson, a first-year finance
major, came to the Spring Student
Organization Fair .to find out
about business organizations on
campus.
"I was planning to join the
Business Administration College
Council," Thompson said. "I
didn't expect to also sign up for a
club that would take me whitewa-
ter rafting and mountain biking."
The Outdoor Adventure and
Recreation Club and Business
Administration College Council
are just two of 180 organizations
involved in this semester's fair.
The IDEAL-sponsored event
will continue today from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. and will feature everything
from honors societies and service
organizations to dance clubs and
political activist groups.
"There's a little bit of every-
thing," said Emily Rouse, chair-
woman of the fair. "I feel that any
student who passes through the
colonnade today will be able to


find something that they can iden-
tify with."
Many stood in line to become
a part of the Writing on the Wall
project, a UF tradition in which
students paint blocks with words
of oppression and later knock them
down in a symbolic ceremony.
The Amelie Poulain Society, a
new organization, recruited mem-
bers who would like to participate
in random acts of kindness.
"We want to do things that
an ordinary student organiza-
tionr wouldn't do," club director
Natalie Regalado said. "We meet
for no reason other than to do nice
things."
Colleges Against
On Cancer, an organiza-
CampuS tion honoring cancer
survivors and those
who have been affected by cancer,
recruited teams and survivors to
attend the annual Relay for Life
fund-raiser. This is the first year
the event will be held on campus.
"Participating in Relay for
Life is a fun way to join the fight
against cancer," said Patricia Chun,
a graduate student and president
of Colleges Against Cancer.
Organizations used a variety
of tactics to attract students pass-
ing by their tables. Though many
passed out fliers and pamphlets,
some had other ways of generat-
ing publicity.
One : group, the Hip-Hop
Collective, set up a boom-box and
break-danced.


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Nick West/ Alligator Staff
Chris Gross, left, Daniel Halsey and Greg Cieslewski promote the Gator Anime Club on Tuesday after-
noon in their booth as part of the Student Organization Fair.
The Catholic Student "We're here to reach out to tion and a second-year English
Fellowship rang a cowbell and the student body, specifically the major. "We want to let them know
shouted through a cardboard tube Catholic students," said Bobby who we are and that we are here
to call attention to their cause. Angel,-a member of the organiza- for them."


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gvillepm@watsonrealtycorp.com
4-20-71-2


CAN'T FIND PARKING? BUS FULL?
Studios & 1/1s from $459 at UF
Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residents get FREE parking...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
4-20-71-2

QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD!
* Avail NOW or AUGUST!
S1IBR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
* HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
* Pets Welcome! ** 335-7275 -
4-20-71-2

BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN
Stylish Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, 3/3's
Pool*Alarm*Pets Welc6me
Avail. Now/Fall: 338-0002
4-20-71-2


*SUN BAY APTSO
*Grad students $99 Deposit*
SOWalk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo*O2-1 $520/mo
*,'.. .. :urni,.lr,, .r.',o, 00 376-6720
4 .'_0 1. I,

1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping; bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 335-7066. 4-20-71-2

Quiet! Convenience! Location!
* 1BR $460* 2BR $530 '
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* Walk to UFI Pets Welcome!
* Now orAugust! 372-7555
4-20-71-2

Your new home is waiting!
Luxury 2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Cable*Pool*Gym*Tanning*Pets OK
Util & Furn pkgs avail*RM Match
Leasing Now and Spring*379-9255
4-20-71-2

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 for pets
Amazing specials 376-4002
4-20-71-2


Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood 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
Perfect for 1, Big enough for 2!
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Alarm*Pool*UF Parking*DW*Gym
Move-in now, 1 month free! 332-7401
4-20-71-2
LIVE EVERY DAY A VACATION!!!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
FREE cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym*Tan FREE*Close to UF
SPRING SPECIALS*377-2777
4-20-71-2
1,2 & 3BR with GATED ENTRY!
HUGE apts w/screened'porches
FREE Alarm H FREE Tanning
24-hour Gym H Quiet NWArea
Move-in Specials 372-0400
4-20-71-2
***Beautiful and New***
2BR/2BA'& 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm_
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime
FREE Tanning & 24 hr Gym
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
Now& Fall 374-FUNN (3866)
4-20-71-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 4-20-71-2
SUN ISLAND
1.1 from $460.00 2.1 $520.00
$99 deposit for Grad students'
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
www.sunisland.info
4-20-71-2
2&3 BRs Remodeled, Great Atmosphere!
Amazing Amenities, W/D, Free -'nrirrg
Pool Spa, PC Lab, Fitness Center, Tennis &
more! Call 372-8100 to tour your new home
today! 4-20-71-2
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
6905. 8-24-170-2
Leasing Now & Fall
Large 2BR/1BA $629, 3BR/2BA $855
Alarms, pets welcome, free UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit www.spanishtrace.org
4-20-71-2


1 BLOCK FROM UF
Luxury 2BR/2BA townhomes.
W/D, private balconies.
Open until 8pm and WEEKENDS
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
4-20-71-2

4BR/4BA at UF
Luxury twonhomes 3 blks
W/D, Alarm, Pets ok.
D/W, Avail Fall. 371-7777
www.ufhome.com
4-20-71-2

Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 3/2 with HUGE deck
W/D*Free Parking*Elevator Access
One of a kind luxury! 372-7111
4-20-71-2

Summer rates
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
Sun Island Properties
376-6720 www.sunisland.info
4-20-71-2

Need space for-a 2,3 or 4-some?
TH, W/D & DW. We love ALL pets!'
Pool*Park @ UF *Free Gym*Alarm
Move-in-now, 1 month free! 332-7401
4-20-71-2

*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes-
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
4-20-71-2

Want more? Free even!
4BR 2.5 $1020 Only 1 left
Spacious floor plan alarm tennis
www.pinetreegardens.com
Free UF parking 376-4002
4-20-71-2


BIG VALUE, SMALL PRICE
2BR TH $639 inc W/D, alarm, park free@UF
Pets welcome, Daily Specials!
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
-4-20-71-2

Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
$150 deposit. Aug & Sept Free!
375-1519
4-20-71-2


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3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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unfurnished

HOUSE Walk to UF!
Spacious 3BR house avail now!
Wood floors, huge screen porch
MUST SEE!
Great Value! Open wkends 372-7111
4-20-71-2
More for less, FREE even!
2BR/2BA- Only $680
Pool bus route alarm tennis
Pet perfect- Free
Stop by and see us 376-4002
4-20-71-2
1BR/1BA $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
tile, cent AC/H, covered patio, DW, verticals,
W/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
332-7700.4-20-71-2
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher,ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$499 377-1633 1-31-92-2
ALREADY SICK OF YOUR ROOMMATE?
SPECIAL DEALS AT
SUN KEY
376-6720 4-20-71-2
***LIVE IN LUXURY***
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
W/D*alarm*free tanning*comp lab
'Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW & FALL 377-2801
4-20-71-2


U For Rent
unfurnished

Free Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
& DW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Now 372-99134-20-71-2

Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
1BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
4-20-71-2

HOUSES Close to UF, schools, shopping,
630 NW 35th St. 3/2, family room, carport,
Ig screened porch, fenced backyard $1200
331-0095 OTHER HOUSES AVAILABLE.
4-20-71-2

Total Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
A/C, pool, tennis, B-ball waste, pest, lawn
mowing: 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
appt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
373-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2

CLOSE TO SHANDS & UF! 3 BR 2BA,
Washer/dryer, lawn svc, terrazzo floors,
$1000/rent, 3811 SW 20th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-21-29-2

One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
Smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 1-29-25-2


For Rent
8i unfurnished

SUPER CUTE! 2BR 2.5BA TH, fireplace,
dining room, wasHer/dryer,
$700/rent, 2327 SW 73rd Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-21-9-2

1 MONTH FREE RENT!
20 steps to class! 1&2 BR apts avail Aug;.
on special from $310/person. Lofts, Ig
closets & TONS of amenities! Call 376-6223'.
TrimarkProperties.com 4-21-71-2

7 steps to UF! Going fast!
Huge all-inclusive furnished townhouses
Free elec, cable, ethernet! Individual
leases & roommate matching. From
$428/m 372-3557 TheCourtyards.net 4-20-
7.1-2

Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-21-71-2

*8 BLOCKS TO UF*
Large 2BR/1BA apt. Carpet, cent H/AC,
$500/mo 375-8256
4-20-70-2

Have Roommates?
3BR/2BA House $950
Only You?
1 BR/1 BA House $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1.4-20-70-2


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1 BLOCK TO UF. Spring semester only. 3BR/
2BA. New kitchen. W/D, Free cable, internet,
parking. Cent A/C. No pets. $1200 + util or
individual lease 954-344-9240 1-19-10-2


1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
8-15-95-2


6BR/2BA HOUSE $1200/mo. Walk or ride
to campus. Privacy fence, cent H/AC &
large yard. Pets welcome! NW 13th St &
NW 5th Ave. By Booklovers Cafe! 870-
0904, 318-4553 1-19-10-2


$400 & $425 HOUSE 1&2 BR apts.
Historical downtown. W/D hkups, wood
floors porch. ONLY 5 LEFT! 870-0904,
318-4553 1-19-10-2


Sweet 3BR/1BA HOUSE in DUCKPOND
AREA. New kitchen. New bath. Fireplace.
$850/mo 731 NE 9th St. Call 352-316-1637
1-20-11-2


Brand new 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, 5 mi
from Shands/UF in SW community $1500/
mo. Move in Feb 1st. Nicest amenities in
Gainesville 352-335-6448 1-20-10-2


PET'S PARADISE, no app/pet fee.
twnhm.2BR/1.5BA privacy fence, modern
appliances/fans, WD hkups, 1000 SW 59th
Terr. Pvt owner, please leave detailed mes-
sage. Other units avail. $425/mo 331-2099
1-20-10-2


SHORT LEASE NEGOTIABLE on some
units SEE PET'S PARADISE AD 352-331-
2099 1-20-10-2


***STUDENTS***
.1BR apt in great building downtown. Wood
floors, large screen porch, cent h/a $575/mo


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LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT?
The Leasing Connection
FREE Apartment & Housing
Locator Service.
1608 NW 1st Ave
Located right behind Florida Bookstore
Plenty'of FREE PARKING!

Call 352-376-4493
www.theleasingconnection.com
3-31-56-2

Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces,
1BR $470 incl water/sewer. 1st/last/sec.
Historic district. No dogs please. 378-3704
1-20-10-2

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

***CASABLANCA EAST***
BR/2.5BATownhouse, close to UF, Student's
dream. $750/mo, low dep, W/D incl. Call Phil
at 352-235-0600 1-31-17-2

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
immediately. 1-20-10-2

DOWNTOWN Avail immediately. Shbrtterm
ok. 2BR/1BA apt. Newly remodeled, quiet
neighborhood, pets OK, close to Shands,
UF & library. $680-715/mo. Call 262-1351
1-20-10-2
3BR across from UF
Avail Fall, From $385 per BR.
Vaulted ceilings, laundry,
Breakfast bar, pets ok.
Open WEEKENDS 371-7777,
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1&2 BRs avail Fall
Pets ok, some w/ W/D
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
www.ufhome.com
4-20-62-2

115 STEPS FROM CAMPUS!I!
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
111 NW 16th St. #1
4-20-69-2

ImmaCblate 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
1-21-10-2

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

6 MONTH LEASE! 2BR/1.5BA
Duplex, walk to UF, CH/AC,
$495/rent, 805 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-21-9-2

DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 SW 4th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-21-9-2

-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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-21-9-2

CHEAP RENT! 2BR/1.5BA
W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher, $475/mo
5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlngtonRealEstate.com 1-21-9-2

WALK TO UF
Studio $335/mo
1BR $400/mo
2BR $695/mo
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc. 378-1387
S www.gore-rabell.com
4\20-68-2

Next to campus/sorority row. Studio apt,
Wood firs, $405/mo Please call Taylor 256-
0136 1-19-5-2

ROOMMATE NEEDED
Best offer 1BR in 3BR/2BA house. Want
grad/mature student 352-262-5860 1-25-
TO0-2

Clean 3BR/2BA, double garage, fireplace,
wood floors & new carpet. $975/mo at 2534
NW 52nd PI. GREENTREE REALTY 317-
4392 1-25-10-2

***WALK TO CAMPUS***
2BR/2BA apt off of NW 17th St. 3 bfit from
campus. W/D hookup, DW, all pets ok. $650/
mo No dep. Call 352-219-5323. 1-26-10-2

House on Suwannee River w/clear spring in
backyard, Belle FL. 3BR/2.5Ba, W/D hkups,
scr porch, cent H/AC, quiet neighborhood,
Ig yard w/trees, fenced. $800/mo 376-0080
1-19-5-2


For Rent
unfurnished

Quiet & Clean! 2BR/1BA $525, quiet
neighborhood, 1000 sq ft, tile firs, spacious,
Ivg/dining rm, W/D hkups, pvt patio in
bkyrd, near UF, 1824 NW 10th St. 376-0080
1-19-5-2

*AVAILABLE NOW*
2BR/1BA HAILE HOUSE
3BR/2BA HAILE HOUSE
2BR/1BA BRANDYWINE
6654106 CHARLENE
1-26-10-2

1BR/1BA Mobile Home in Mclntosh, FL.
Washer/Dryer Hookup, outdoor Hot Tub.
$400/mo 352-591-4326 1-19-5-2

3BR/1 BA. 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!1-19-5-2

Need One More Guy to share Ig 4/2 w3
other guys. Completely remodeled kit, liv
rm, W/D & game room w/wet bar. $250 + sec
332-5030 or 514-6180 1-21-7-2

**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, pain
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $650/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0* $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$30 off deposit 0 376-2507
4-20-63-2

** 3BR/4BR LIKE A HOUSE **
Huge townhouse, fireplace,
W/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 376-2507
4-20-63-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS 3BR/3 full baths. End
unit. W/D. Recently renovated. $795/mo Call
407-578-2721 1-20-5-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE. Close to UF & Santa Fe.
Tile floors, Berber carpet, all appliances incl.
Privacy fenced-in yard. $1050/mo. Call 215-
9987 2-14-21-2 -

SEROIUS STUDENTS ONLY. New 3BR/2BA
house, 2 car garage.in brand new subdivi-
sion close t6 UF & SFCC. All appliances
$1500/mo Negotiable based on length of
lease. Call 215-9987 2-14-21-2

WOODLAND VILLAS
1 MONTH FREE on 2BR Units
Starting at $760/mo Gated community.
Mon thru Fri 1 to 5pm, Sat 10am to 2pm
5950 SW 20th Ave 332-3022
1-24-5-2

DOWNTOWN STUDIO/GARAGE APT.
$330. Available Feb. Also LAKEFRONT
2BR/2BA, central. $980. Clal 373-6551 leave
message 1-25-5-2

1 BR w/pvt gated courtyard. Small quiet com-
plex located at 3320 SW 23rd St. Starting
@ $380/mo. Pets arranged. Call 377-1250.
Please leave a message. 2-1-10-2



Subleases


2BR avail in 4BR/4BA condo in Countryside
@ University. Includes cable, utilities, W/D.
Living rm furn. Call Irvin (352)379-2926
email- icheng@bellsouth.net $450/month
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Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
WWW.SUBLET.COM 4-20-71-3

1BR/1BA Avail. Jan July $499/mo Jan rent
FREE. Quiet, roomy, close to campus. Keep
my $300 securtiy deposit. Call Sahib 352-
256-9100 1-19-10-3.

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-
7773 1-19-10-3

Melrose Apts $50 off 1st mo rent!! Great apt
avail immed. 1BR 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 jharrold@umich.edu
1-20-10-3

Sublease 1 BR/1 BA on SW 34th. Lease ends
5/31/05, deposits paid by me, pets welcome,
access to pool & gym. $425/mo. 262-8725
1-21-10-3

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 crzysxyfl@aol.com 1-24-10-3

Single Studio 2 blocks from campus. Rent
$575/mo. Includes all utilities, internet and
cable TV. More info at windsorhall.com.
Call me at 240-899-2675. Available now.
1-24-10-3

1BR/1BA w/walking closet. Cobblestone
Apts. LET'S MAKE A DEAL!! 904-753-3616
Iv mssg. 1-24-10-3

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-
318-5438 2-22-30-3

1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA townhouse @ The
Laurels. 24/hr gym, tanning, comp lab &
more! Utls & HBO/Show incl. Rent $430/mo
Nov. FREE. Call 222-3319 1-25-10-3


*i1 Subleases


***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
1-26-10-3

DESPERATE!
1BR in 2BR/1BA now till Aug. 5 blocks from
campus. W/D, furnished. $385/mo + 1/2 utils
OBO. Call 305-962-0829 1-19-5-3

Cheap & 2 min to UF
Avail May. $350/mo incl utils. Call 514-5733.
1-28-10-3

***ROOM AVAILABLE***
Live w/1 other person in 3/2 house. Priv bath.
Fenced pack yard, wood floors & carpet, pool
table.& bar. $350/mo 727-743-4289 1-21-5-3

Awesome apt @ Hidden Lake. enjoy your
own, private room w/your own. private bath
& huge walk-in closet. Only min to UF. LET'S
DEAL! Call Angie 352-213-8572 1-21-5-3

Available now. 2BR/2BA in Woodland Villas
on SW 20th. Jan rent paid. Lease exp Aug
05. Quiet, gated community. $672/mo.
Please call 219-4918 or 332-9837 1-21-5-3

1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA Hidden Lake-w/male
roommate. 1-story villa w/small fenced yard.
fully fum except BR. $449/mo. Available
immediately. Lease ends Aug. Call 352-685-
3332 1-24-5-3

CLOSEST TO UF & CHEAPEST
Studio apt, 2 biks N of stadium $335/
mo. Incl water & trash, perfect location!
Avail 2/1. 352-335-0694, 772-332-3526
ufmystic@yahoo.com 1-28-9-3

Avail 2/7. Big 1BR in duplex just behind
Norman Hall. Walk to class. Hardwood floors.
Feels like a house, not an apt. Call 256-8211.
$550/mo FEB RENT FREE. 1-25-5-3

1BR DOWNTOWN! Wysteria Downs. Full
amenities, quiet, overlooks creek, will pay
sec. dep. $770/mo. Call 514-9262 1-31-15-3

Sublease 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA apt.
Furnished. Females only. 4 blks to UF. Utils,
cable & internet included. $450/mo OBO.
941-320-9385, 941-378-1977.1-27-7-3

$650/1BR/Rent reduction on spacious
downtown Apt. Perfect location. Vaulted
ceilings, fireplace, balcony overlooking park,
W/D. 2 min to campus. Pets welcome 514-
9262 2-1-10-3


a l Subleases


1 BR apt for $350/mo OBO. Was $450/mo but
need to move out of Florida to take job up
north. Call Ty 514-2981 2-3-12-3

WINDMEADOWS sublease $500/mo neg.
1BR/1BA behind Butler Plaza. JAN FREE!
Feb 1-July 30, 2005. Work-out room, laundry.
Call 352-375-6381 2-1-10-3


COURTYARDS summer sublease
$300/mo w/utilities
GREAT LOCATION
219-916-9919 1-20-2-3


*1 Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838 ,
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-20-71-4

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 mes-
sage. Private Owner 4-20-71-4

Female roommates wanted brand new 2100
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvtfence, minutes to
UF. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
incl $525/mo.Aval Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
395-7462 or 941-780-3526 4-20-71-4

2BR avail to NS, F. Quiet 1600 sq ft home.
.Gated Plantation Oaks Country Club. W/D,
fum living area, garage avail, wireless inet &
cable. $400/BR + 1/3 utils. No pets. 954-649-
26901-31-22-4

NICE ROOM NEAR CAMPUS. Great room-
mates. All amenities. Good parking. Newly
remodeled house. No deposit for students.
$245 w/lease. Jessie 871-5551. 1-19-10-4

Roommate needed $200/mo + 1/2 utik-
Furnished 2BR/2BA. Must be able to pass a
background check. 352-335-6274 1-19-10-4

Female student to join two females in nice
3BR house 3mi. from UF on bus rte, tile/
hardwood, fenced yard, $285/mo+ 1/3 GRU
& internet, 381-5597 1-26-15-4

ROOM FOR RENT
$350 + 1/2 utils. Call Eli ASAP 337-0427
1-24-13-4


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Female roommate for 4BR/4BA Countryside
apt. Rent $415/mo. Digital cable & utils
incl. Wireless internet option. Apt avail now.
305-393-0081 or minimefb@yahoo.com
1-19-10-4

GIRLS ONLY 2 rooms each w/prvt baths.
cent AC, W/D, cable incl. Interenet ready .
$375/mo each. 1 mo FREE. Call 352-472-
9778 1-19-10V-4

WALK to UF
2 grad students seek NS roommate in luxury
home. $400/mo Avail 1/5. Call 283-6279
1-19-10-4

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas; All Major Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.METROROOMMATES.com
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-4

ROOMMATE WANTED IN BIG HOUSE
CLOSE TO CAMPUS. $350-$450/mo. Call
Jerry 352-745-1877 1-31-17-4

Room for rent $400/mo utils incl. 2BR/1.5BA
in Greenleaf. Close to UF. W/D, beautiful pa-
tio, living room furn. NS, no pets please. Call
Aissa @ 256-5987 1-19-8-4

Walk to UF 1939 NW 5th Ave. Private BA,
W/D, CHA, Dig, cable, wireless internet, flex-
ible lease, 352-682-9342 1-20-10-4

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

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

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 1BR/1BAapt in Haile Plantation.
All inclusive $600/mo. Call Katie 871-5277
1-25-10-4


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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 954-646-1341 2-1-10-4

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

TREEHOUSE VILLAGE
1BR/1 BA in 2BR/2BA w/working profes-
sional. Avail 2/1/05. Gym, 2 pools, close to
UF $320/mo + 1/2 util. Call Keith 264-0586,
bseekid@yahoo.com 1-21-7-4

Avail NOW Great location 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA, washer and dryer, high speed internet,
$308/mo + util. Females only, please call
Lauren @ 352-799-3726 Lv message. 2-
11-22-4

1 Rommate needed for house off NW 16th
PI. and 39th St. Master bedroom available.
Room can be furnished or unfurnished. Call
Matt 352-256-4111 1-20-5-4

Walk to UF, Avail now! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
condo, NS, clean, quiet, pool, W/D, ethernet,
cable, 4 mo lease ok. $425/mo + 1/2 utils.
561-951-8485 1-20-5-4

1BR in charming 2BR apt. Wood floors, walk
to UF, female. $350/mo incl utils. ASAP 305-
781-0244 1-27-10-4

M or F roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA
Colonial Village apt. Must like pets, very nice,,
serious student $450/mo Mike 213-3340 1-
27-10-4

Avail now. Share beautiful 3BR/2BA home on
2 acre lot. $475/mo utils incl. 850-685-0632

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
1-20-5-4

Looking for quiet clean person. 3Br/3BA .
furnished townhouse. Wood floors, washer/
dryer. $400/mo utils incl. $200 deposit. Call
352-745-1552 1-31-11-4




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Thomas Robert

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Wanted for:
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STOPPERS

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Share nice NW condo in Blues Creek $450/-
mo utils incl. No pets. Pool privileges. Call
334-2086 or 246-4743 1-25-5-4

1BR in 2BR/1BA apt. Pine Rush on SW 20th
Ave..$250/mo + 1/2 utils. Common area furn
w/TV, DVD player & cable. Room avail ASAP.
Call 352-871-6456 2-1-10-4

Female only for 3BR condo. $70/wk incl all.
Near Millhopper. Pool, tennis, DSL. 352-
338-2891, 352-363-0143, 352-363-0144
1-25-5-4

Female roommate needed, no pets. Clean.
Nice location, walk to UF. $290/mo + 1/2 util.
Furnished except BR. Day 352-846-3757.
Night 352-336-2370 1-20-2-4



alEstate .


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDSI 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
352-373-2728 4-20-71-5

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-
8256 4-20-71-5

ATTENTION INVESTORS/STUDENTS
Almost new 2BR/2.5BA townhome for sale.
$134,900. www.gatorhometours.com/40903
or call 352-219-9551 1-31-61-5-

***$$$ FAST CASH 4 HOUSE $$$00* -
00* Holiday-broke blues? Sell me 0**
O***quickly any house or refer 000*
0000 motivated sellers for feel 00**
0000 Call Buyers pm 219-0859. *0**
1-31-19-5

Townhome 2BR 1.5 BA fenced. Side-by-side
refrigerator/smooth-top range/washer/dryer/
newer bus and UF/Shands. $94,900. Call
Randy. .352-543-9598 or 543-6758 1-31-
19-5

OAKBROOK CONDO 1220 SW 16th Ave.
2BR/2BA, furn, W/D, pool, double closet.
Clean, quiet. $125,000. Call 271-0101, leave
message. 1-21-5-5

BEAUTIFUL 4bed/2bath home. Fireplace,
screened porch, private lot. Convenient to
Shands & VA. $185,900. Debra Oberlin,
REALTOR, ERA Trend Realty 1-21-4-5

BRANDYWINE CONDO 2BR/1BA
Good condition. Gym, sauna, on bus rts.
$65,000. Call 352-375-1111 1-20-2-5

1999 TRIPLE WIDE, 4BR/2BA on 2 acres
with pond. 20 min from Gainesville. Over
2000 sq ft. Priced below appraisal $112,000.
. AYou..pay. closing:.Callfor appointment 475-
S74-1 2- o15.-20.5 -. "*'.. .' ...' .


Avail Spring/Summer. Female needed
for newly remodeled 4BR/4BA University
Terrace Apt. Close to UF & Butler. Pool, great
parking high speed internet, W/D & walk-in
closet. $325 + utils. 305-479-0935 1-21-5-4

Needed: 1 Male roommate. GREAT
FURNISHED HOUSE near campus. Pool
table. $350/mo. Please call 352-333-8355/
Dixie days or 318-3198/AJ 1-24-5-4

M/F responsible student to share 3BR/2BA
home in quiet NW area. $300/mo + 1/3
utils. Call 352-303-6128 or 727-458-2737
1-24-5-4
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Roommate needed to share beautiful 3/2
house in NW Gaihesville. Fully furn, pets
welcome, huge fenced yard, W/D, DW.
Available immediately. Vicky at 386-734-
3080 1-22-5-4


CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
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

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, & CHAIR 100% Italian
leather. Still new in boxes w/warranty. Cost
$5000. Sacrifice $1,500. Call 352-372-8588
4-20-71-6

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-
71-6

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
$490Qn sets $89SSingle sets $399King
sets $990From estate sale: Safe pine
bunk bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6

Bedding close-outs*All wrapped in
plasticetwin sets $790full sets $1190Qn
sets $139OKing sets $1896student dis-
counts apply04370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953.
We deliver. 4-20-71-6

BEAUTIFUL MATCHING COFFEE TABLE &
END TABLE. Dark cherry wood. Great condi-
tion. $100 for both. Call 870-3333 1-19-3-6

BRAND NEW QUEEN PILLOWTOP
*MATTRESS & BOX. Still in plastic. $240/
OBO. Please call 352-870-2602 1-25-5-6

bl leather couch $80, armoire $80, wood
desk $50, Lazy Boy beige $50, nightstand
$20, dining room table $35, radio $20.
Everything must go! 305-7i5-7011 Annie.
1-25-5-6 o



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BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil-
low-top, mattress &-box. Name brand, new,
still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-372-
7490 will deliver. 4-20-71-6

BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
352-377-9846 4-20-71-6

SOFA& LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1400. Sacrifice
$399 352-372-7490 4-20-71-6

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-
20-71-6


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Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
M/F Cert MCSE technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-23-170-7

*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
71-7

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking, websitete development. $45/hr,
www.gainesvillecsi.com-371-2230 4-20-71-7
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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-20-71-11

Swamp Cycles
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty.
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
www.swampcycles.com 4-20-70-11 -


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Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
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- networks, wireless, virus
- we BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7

LAPTOP REPAIR
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looking to add a second to that collection'-
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
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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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
.Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538
21.81. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10

PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of ba.
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beei
equipment. Professional cooking utensils
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gvillc
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YAMAHA ZUMA scooter 50cc, 80mpg.
Very good condition, green 1900 mi,
bmoviefan.com for pics $1100 OBO 352-
224-8475 1-19-10-11

03 S(ZUKI SV 650 S. Excellent cond,
mechanic kept. Fast, Fender elim & more.
$4990, OBO 386-801-1483 1-25-10-11

2000 YAMAHA SCOOTER for sale. Maroon
color, bought from Streit's in Gainesville.
Comes with official owner ship title. Call
Matt 352-256-4111 1-20-5-11

Very cool, brand new canary yellow 60s
style 'retro scooter! Goes up to 50 mph,
4 stroke engine, 1st $800 OBO takes it.
Has 170 miles, includes matching full-face
helmet. 352-264-1733 1-21-5-11

1999 KAWASAKI ZX-6 NINJA
$3500/obo. tONY 941-320-9522. 1-24-5-11

2004 GEELY SCOOTER
Perfect condition, never used. 49.5 cc, silver
$650 OBO. Call Amanda 615-330-0133
1-25-5-11


Parking problems? Used scooter 4 sale! Visit
or call Streit's Motorsport at 376-2637. Never
be late for class hunting for parking again!
1-20-2-11


Autos

FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students-
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12

CARS -CARS Buy@SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
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For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
4-20-71-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
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Best Cars Lowest Prices
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i 4-20-71-1212,

94 Del-Sol Civic 5sp $3995
96 Accord LX 4dr $4495
97 Civic 2dr AT $4995
99 Civic 4dr AT $5995
GATORIDES 318-0813
4-20-71-12

*HEADLINERS SAGGING?*
**Power windows don't work?**
On site available
Call Steve 338-5142.
4-20-71-12

$500! Police Impounds!
Hondas, C:r.,, i Toyotas, etc.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 1-31-
19-12

SUZUKI GRAN VITARA 99 Low mileage,
excellent condition. $8000 OBO. 352-256-
0054 1-24-9-12


$2001 CHEVY CAVALIER
43k miles, good condition, $4950. Call 514-
7472 1-19-5-12


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 NW 21st Ave.
1-19-5-12

1991 JAGUAR XJ6 Sovereign black,
4-door, extremely nice, dependable, $4500
339-5158 1-19-5-12
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1991 VOLVO 740
4dr, auto, gray, AC, 145k, like new $2250
339-5158 1-19-5-12 '

2000 BLUE HYUNDAI ACCENT 4 door, runs
well, goodgas mileage, A/C, new wheels
& tires. 79k miles. $3800. Call 335-1224
1-20-5-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring your W2 & drive home today. Cash
cars as low as $1000. No credit check. Call
now 338-1999 4-20-63-12

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We finance anyone! $2000 discount off
finance price. More than 150 vehicles in
stock. Call 338-1999 Drive today! 4-20-63-
12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down & up! Plus +++ 30 day
warranty eng & trans. No credit check. Call
'338-1999 4-20-63-12

SUZUKI GRAN VITARA '01
67k miles, 6 cyl, silver, runs great $6950.
Call 352-335-6337 1-28-10-12

91 HONDA CIVIC
4 DOOR, BLACK, EXCELLENT
CONDITION, 130K MILES $1700 OBO.
CALL 846-5978 1-21-5-12

86 HONDA.CIVIC 5 speed manual, 116k
miles, AC, excellent condition, many new
parts, records available, $900. Plese call
352-871-0171 1-20-4-12

2002 CHEVY BLAZER
2dr, 2WD, excellent condition, still under
factory warranty. 23,900 mi, 4.3/6 cyl auto
engine. Many extras. $12,500. Extended
warranty avail. 372-8092 1-25-7-12
2002 BLACK HYUNDAI ACCENT GS
2 door, 43k miles, A/C, automatic, tinted
windows. Excellent condition. $55.I00'.-80
Call 358-219-5356 1-24-5-12

MITSUBISHI MIRAGE.DE 2000
Dark green. Very clean, A/C, CD, 4 doors.
Excellent-condition. Low mileage, depend-
able. Asking $6500. 352-392-4700 ext 15594
1-25-5-12

98 HONDA CIVIC DX. 52k miles, AC, excel-
lent condition $6800 OBO. Call 352-335-
2263 (first owner) 1-20-2-12.
1994 COLT VISTA-
RUNS GREAT $2000
219-916-9919 1-20-2-12

Ford Thunderbird 1996 V8 107k mi blue/
green, wel kept, drives well, all power. $3999
215-2039 1-25-5-12



*Hj Wanted

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 ''C holri,. Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in theTower Rd area.
1-25-50-13

WANTED: LOCAL ARTISTS TO DONATE
ARTWORK FOR CHARITY AUCTION.
Theme should celebrate women. Email Erin:
ufmcdonough@msn.com 1-28-10-13


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This. newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal 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


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AUDITORS for local growing inventory
service. FT/PT, DFWP. Paid training. Call
352-367-4608. www.aicscompanies.com
4-20-83-14

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 Mrataponi residential girl, camp in
Maine rn~ rme if-.al ',re iirirrn,re 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
www.campmataponi.com 1-27-17-14

EARN $10/HR
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)



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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, &
couvercr,,:e, fast or-slow. $200. 19 yr. exp
RN Lic #2523562 Call free 4 more info 1-
800-566-4913 4-20-71-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now!
4-20-71-14

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/
employment 4-20-68-14

University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105 .
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Nights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
Must work spring break.
408 W. UniversityAve Suite #106
4-20-71-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226
4-20-71-14

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
Mon-Fri 4-20-71-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-20-71-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-20-71-14

ARC of Alachua County is hiring people to
assist developmentally disabled adults. 2 yr
degree or 2 yrs experience in field. Email:
dpinkus@arcalachuaorg 1-19-10-14


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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

Hiring RN to coordinate health services.
Prefer 4 yr degree or previous case manage-
ment exp. Email: dpinkus@arcalachua.org
1-19-10-14

$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes FT/PT No
experience necessary. For more info call
386-462-9301 1-19-10-14


DOMINO'S PIZZA
World's largest pizza delivery company now
hiring
Delivery Drivers
Pizza makers
Phone order takers

$9 $14/hr
All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
* tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14

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 jbennett@thepantry.com. EOE
M/FV 1-5-1-14

The Village Market
Haile Plantation PIT help 15-25 hrs. Apply
within 380-0111. Call for directions only.
1-20-10-14


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Summer/Fall 2005 graduate opportunities
for Graduate Hall Directors, Staff Resource
Assistants and Judicial Assistant in the
Department of Housing and Residence
Education. Graduate Hall Directors reside in
his/her area of responsibility, and supervise,
develop, and direct the staff under his/her
responsibility. The number of staff varies by
area, as well as the number of residents liv-
ing in the hall. The Staff Resource Assistants
develop and facilitates programming and
resources for residence life staff. The Judicial
Assistant works with various aspects of the
judicial program. Applicants must be admit-
ted to graduate school., enrolled for 9-12
hours, and have some organized group living
experience. The beginning salary is $3,420
each semester based on 9.5 months of work.
An on-campus apartment, fully furnished with
all utilities, local telephone, and basic cable
service is provided. Application deadline (for
priority consideration): Friday, February 18,
2005. Contact Kathy Smith at the Housing
Office, 392-2171 ext 10139 2-18-33-14


Attention Smokers!
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
1-21-9-14


NEW YEAR, NEW WORK
EXCELLENT PAY
Flex schedules, sales/svc, great for students,
all ages 18+, conditions apply. 335-1422 1-
28-16-14


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






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WANTED
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 NW34th St. 1-21-10-14

Easily Make $1000/Day! Start earning
within 1 hour! Limited Time! Act Now! http:
//hop,clickbank.net/?marsmann/mmitums
1-21-10-14

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. 1-21-10-14


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Tumbling &/or gymnastic coach. Florida's
leading gymnastics & youth sports facility is
looking for motivated & energetic coaches to
teach children beginner through advanced
tumbling &/or beginner/intermediate gym-
nastics. Great facility, great staff, great pay
352-401-3663 1-21-10-14

COLLEGE STUDENTS
HS, SENIORS/GRADS
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

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


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


cal Assistant foi busy dermatology
=. Ideal position for health-related major.
I 6/05, then FT 4.5 days/wk. Minimum
commitment. Experience preferred
killing to train motivated person. Fax
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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.
1-19-7-14

FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS
Instruct 3rd thru 12th grade students from
any location; internet connection required;
send resume jobs@brainfuse.com 2-2-15-
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

SALES ASSOCIATES
FIT 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

PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person WindmeadowsApts. 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
kgvickerman@hotmail.com or call 373-1631
1-19-5-14

DANCERS WANTED Are you pretty?
Dancers needed for private company. Great
pay, flexible hours. Open 24 hrs. 352-376-
2800 1-21-7-14

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-
29-12-14

PRESCHOOL TEACHER NEEDED Mon-Fri
2-6pm at warm, loving, Jewish dayschool.
Call 376-1508 ext 101 or email Debby@bnai
gainesville.com 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-
.19-14

MAINTENANCE/CARPENTER
SHIPPING PERSONNEL/SUPERVISOR
FT or PT. Send resume to HR@gleim.com or
call 352-375-0772 ext 122 www.gleim.com
1-20-5-14

GREEN SPARROW Chinese Restaurant
(Haile Plantation Village Center) now
hiring FT/PT cooks, (Chinese special-
ity), kitchen helpers, cashiers, servers,
delivery drivers. Call 871-5771 for appt.
1-27-11-14

Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
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. looking
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 lu-
crative industry? Clip and save this ad.
Www.BecomeARep.com 1-20-5-14


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O SCOREKEEPERS
for UF Intramural Sports.
0 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


SMui Help Wanted


SERVER
for Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse. 1624
SW 13th St. Apply in person 1-4pm. FT or
PT 1-20-5-14

Swim Instructor/Office Staff
-Seal Swim School now hiring energetic, fun,
responsible individuals. PT/FT positions
available. Competitive pay. WSI certifica-
tion Feb. Lutz 813-948-7134; Tampa 813-
932-5455; North Pinellas 727-943-8782.
www.sealswimschool.com 2-10-20-14

DRIVERS NEEDED
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 knowl-
edge, customer svc. exp helpful. For more
info call David 379-3663 1-21-4-14

STUDENT MGRS/

SUPERVISORS
Start building or add to your resume! Studen
managers and supervisors wanted for food
svc jobs on UF campus. Pay $8-$10/hr
based on exp. Apply at Gator Dining busi-
ness office 1-21-5-14

PIZZA MAKERS
Pizza makers needed. Flexible schedule,
great work environment. Please apply at
Gator Dining Services business office. 1-
21-5-14

Friendly, outgoing customer service/cashier.
PT M-Sat. Ada's Clothes Repair. Clal
Shannon @ 284-2959 1-21-5-14

Full time or part time sales agent needed.
Flexible schedule, great job for student and
recent grads! Earn an average $300 per day.
First Horizon Merchant Services a Fortune
500 Company is looking or 3 sales agents in
Gainesville area. Call 866-882-9600 or email
gtrenfroe@fhms.com 1-28-10-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE rep wanted
MS OFfice Experience required.
Contact: Jackson Industries, -
4001 Newberry Rd., E4, GVL or
info@jacksonllc.com 1-28-10-14

BABYSITTER NEEDED in my home M-F
8am-3pm. Must have own transportation &
references. $8/hr. 335-2564 1-21-5-14

Gourmet Sandwich & Coffee Shop
Need PT Cashire & Sandwich Maker
Located 16 miles east of UF
Call between 4PM to 7PM only
Ask for Mike 352-475-9577 1-21-5-14

Earn Lot Of Cash while you train yourself for
WEALTH! www. LifetimeOfProsperity.com
1-21-5-14

Premier Business System. Work From Any
Location! Up To $2000-$5000/mo.- PT. Full
Training! 888-574-9762; www.mcbglobal.com
1-21-5-14

Seeking person to create top quality creative
webpage for local business. Work on own
time & schedule at any location. Fee neg.
Will pay cash. Email contact info & example
of work/link to hustlerandbunton@aol.com
1-21-5-14

5 STAR Pizza is now hiring pizza makers,
phone personnel & delivery drivers. Great
pay, flexible hours. Closing drivers average
over $100 per shift. Apply in person at 600
NW 75th St. 352-333-7979 1-28-10-14

PREMIER PRODUCTIONS, a young and
dynamic Promotion/Marketing company, is
hiring for the following positions:
* Full and part-time Sales Associates
(experience desired).
* Accounting Internship (PAID)
* Internships (business related). College
credit avail.
* Graphic Design Internships. College
credit avail.
UF/SFCC students welcome. Greek
Affiliation A+. Please fax resume and
handwritten cover letter to 352-375-0004.
1-21-5-14


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PRESCHOOLASSISTANT TEACHER
Downtown preschool needs nurturing, part-
time, assistant teachers. Must have exp
w/young children. Excellent working environ-
ment. 376-1818 1-20-4-14

LINE COOKS & PIZZA MAKER e
Apply in person 2-5pm NAPOLATANO'S 606.
NW 75th St. 1-21-5-14

Loving, caring person for Sunday -Church
Nursery. responsible and reliable.
Background check, references required.
Call Leslee, 378-1527 1-19-3-14

NOW accepting applications for Resident
Assistant, Apprentice Resident Assistant,
and Residential College Advisor positions
for the FALL 2005 Semester. Applications
are available from every residence hall
area office, and the Residence Life
and Education office in the Department
of Housing and Residence Education.
Application deadline is 4:30 pm on Monday,
January 24, 2005. For further information
contact Kathy Smith at 392-2171 ext. 10139
1-24-4-14

TCBY now hiring assistant managers &
employees for all shifts at all locations
- Thornebrook Village, Archer & 34th and
Newberry Square locations. Apply in person
4-20-62-14

TECH SUPPORT
Looking for enthusiastic team players to
join technical support staff of growing soft-
ware company. FT/PT available. Exp with
Windows NT/2000, Linus/UNIX, HTML and
Java preferred but not necessary. Please
send resume to koziol@digi-net.com or fax
to 352-333-1117 1-24-5-14

SALES CLERK
$6/hr part-time. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique.'372-1226 1-31-10-14

In-home childcare for active 4 year old, TH 2:
30 9pm. Previous experience & references
required. Call Jenny @ 335-5386 1-20-3-14

IVEY'S GRILL has openings for servers and
kitchen staff. Shifts are from Tues thru Sun.
7:30 am to 4:00 pm. All positions are pa- -
time. Apply in person @ 3303 W. Univ. Ave.
Closed Mondays. 1-21-4-14 J

Work/study position on campus. Office asst.
15hrs/wk organized people-person, com-
petent in Word/Excel. Pay based on exp.
Contact Jill or Jolie 392-7805 1-24-5-14

Multi-tasking receptionist needed. Students
welcome. 9am-lpm. Apply in person 1703 N
Main St. 1-21-4-14

DRIVER FOR VALENTINE'S DAY
Feb 12-14. Own car. Non-smoking. Apply
5416 NW 8th Ave. 1-21-4-14

Now hiring flyerers, $6.50/hr daily pay.
Flexible hours, start ASAP Experience pre-
ferred, fill application at California Chicken
Grill ph#378-2442 1-25-5-14

Car cleaner needed. Must be over 21,
responsible and have clean driving record.
Apply in person only at Southeast Car
Agency 39th Ave. 1-25-5-14

Now hiring servers, bussers. Must be availa-
bel minimum 2 weekday lunch shifts. Apply
in person On the Border 3100 SW Archer
Rd. 1-25-5-14

Leasing Asst. Hiring for 2 apt complexes.
Looking for someone that is mature, mo-
tivated & friendly w/a great personality.
Afternoons & weekends req. Apply in person
Stoneridge Apts. 3800 SW 34th St. DFWP
1-21-3-14

Earn $5-7/hr participating in research on
human performance. Come by room 375
Psychology Bldg, UF campus, to apply 1-
20-2-14

02B Kids searching for energetic and
enthusiastic pre-school teachers for all 02B
locations. Experience preferred, will train.
FT/PT positions. Avail. Apply at any location.
2-8-15-14


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ivail MWF 10-3 & 3-7. Must be avail for
weekendss. Please fax resume & cover letter
o 333-9950 ASAP 1-25-5-14

\uto CAD, part time person, 7-10am
-iaily. Other hours possible. $8/hr. Must
')e dependable & have good knowledge
)f basic Auto CAD. 1 mi to campus.Emal:
*vells@ridgwaytruss.com or call .Wells @
119-1183 1-25-5-14

3PUS CAFE COFFEE BAR
Nork @ a fast-paced coffee bar near cam-
-us. Searching for a dependable student to
.ork between 18-24 hrs/wk. Morning & af-
ernoon weekday shifts available. Call Tim @
152-332-4577 for more info. 1-24-3-4

tarn help: Part time afternoon feeder
needed for horse farm. Must be reliable and
)ave prior experience. PLase call 472-7711
i-24-4-14


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AAASTORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
1-20-71-15

MPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
,orsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
*.lazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
vww.carrsmith.corm 4-20-71-15

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
iry & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
last life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
._ow Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
,GH certified 379-1079. 4-20-67-15

t* GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Local and long distance moving.
Free Estimates
One item or a housefull. FL Reg # IM19
Call Now! (352)374-4791 800-797-6766.
1-20-71-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flelble Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
i-20-71-15

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
4-20-71-15

-ORSE BOARDING peaceful spacious
)0 acres ring-arena round pens expe-
ienced help 12x12 stalls 1-352-472-2627.
Owner on premisis 35+-yrs exp. Lessons
Ivail. 4-20-71-15

MOSSWOOD FARM
Come ride with us! Great Farm
Awesome Horses & Top Notch Instruction.
Hunters & Natural Horsemanship.
466-0465 mwfarm@attglobal.net
i-20-67-15

TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
fake Points Off Your Driver's License
knd Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
tnlinedrivingschool.idrivesafely.com
1-20-71-15

Nhipoorwill Farm: Stall and/or pasture board.
10 min W.of UF off Archer Rd. CBS Barn
12x12 stalls on 27 shaded acres. Lighted
irena, round pen, trails, tackroom. Owner on
,remisss. 376-8792 4-20-71-15

SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
quality Boarding Lessons/English 0
partiess Alachua County's oldest & finest
lorse farm 466-4060 4-20-71-15

***YOGA***
Classes & Workshops
at Sanctuary
www.yogagainesville.com
352-336-5656
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PAPER-WRITING ASSISTANCE
I can help you to complete your paper.
Learn to write. Outline, research, grammar,
coherent thought application, typing... Sliding
scale. 24-hr svc. 374-7038 2-2-21-15

Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle Lessons.
Popular, Blues, Bluegrass, Weddings,
Receptions, Parties. Call Alan Stowell @
352-372-9248 2-1-19-15

TERM PAPER HELP: Frustrated? Need
Assistance? Help with research and
writing? TOLL FREE 1-888-345-8295
www.customessay.com 4-8-60-15

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FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
1-24-10-15

STEVE'S QUALITY HOUSE CLEANING
House & Apt. Delivery Service
I Will Clean Your House & Apt.
Room Size S. $25 M. $30 L. $35
Call 1-866-405-7275 Ext 912170 1-31-15-15

MUSIC STUDIES
Guitar, Bass, Piano. All ages all styles
taught. At University Music. 30 yrs exp. $65
per month. Call Andy 256-2168 or 335-0663
2-2-11-15

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At 6-foot-8.
235 pounds the
says he's one inch
taller). freshman
Al Horford doesn't
play the sissy in
with Al Horford he paint. With
a knack for
shot-blocking,
Horford already logs plenty of minutes. At 66
percent, he's not a bad shooter, either. Maybe
that's why his father, Tito. refuses to play his
son one-on-one. Al welcomes \ou into his world
as ne answers this week's question session
with Louis Anastasis.

Q: What is the most memorable thing ,ou re-
member about the Dominican Republic?
A: I lived there for 14 years and I still go visit.
The basketball there is a different style of play
than here. The people are different. I guess
they're nicer and-friendlier. I mean, people
here are friendly, but I would say they're more


friendly and open about stuff there.
Q: Did people in the Dominican Republic ask
you why you were playing basketball and not
baseball?
A: Why basketball, right? When I was growing
up I knew Alex Rodriguez, Sammy Sosa and
those guys personally because they know my
dad and they know my monm. who's a journal-
ist, too. I was always encouraged to play base-
ball, and I did play baseball 'tl I was about 9,
but I like basketball better.

Q: If I walk into your dad's house right now,
what's the coolest piece of NBA memorabilia
that I find displayed from his playing days?
A: He had a pretty good game against the
Indiana Pacers in the playoffs. I think he had
a double-double maybe 24 and 15. He has
a ball fronm.that game. He always remembers
that game and talks about it.

Q: So your Dad won't play you one-on-one?
What's the deal with that?
A: I honestly don't know. He'd rather play


horse all day than play me one-on-one. When
I was younger, he used to win that all the time.
My junior year, I started winning. But we're
about even, I'd say.

Q: What's the best thing he's taught you for
your game?
A: Probably just the jump hook. That was
the thing that, when I got here, he forced
me to do ... And I've been to a couple of
NBA camps in high school, and he weht to
those too. And he told me, "Make sure you
work on that and face the basket.' Stuff like
that.

Q: What's the key to your blocking ability?
A: I think if you don't go fakes, mabe, and
just stay on the ground. Be smart. You just
have to time it.

Q: If you and David Lee both get running
starts toward the basket, where does he
touch on the backboard and where do you


touch?
A: I don't know, but I know that I have a
38-inch running vertical. David would prob-
ably get higher, but I can probably get pretty
nigh. Maybe it's because I have really long
arms. That helps.

Q: What player would you most fear facing in
the post?
A: Probably Kevin Garnern. Shaq's intimidat-
ing too, but I don't think I'd have to guard
him.

Q: You've obviously been doing all right at
your height. But how good would you be if you
were seven foot?
A: I don't know. That'd have to be up to
you. What do you think? Right now I'm
about 6'9" and a half. I hope I can get as
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Vleyer continues on recruiting trail in south Florida


By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
aabramson@alligator.org

Urban Meyer strolled into the
'iami Dolphins training facility
a crowd of surprised onlook-
rs.
With just two weeks to go un-
1 National Signing Day, Meyer
as been out of the spotlight, *
attempting to put together a re- b.I
ruiting class in an area relatively
)reign to the two-time national
,ach of the year.
But here was Meyer at the D-1
.11-Star Football Clinic, talking to
504Aigh school football coaches,
iany of whom could potentially
way some of the most-talented
?cruits in the state to play for
[F.
"When I was first hired at
lorida, everybody made a big
eal saying, 'Coach, are you
planning on recruiting South
lorida?"' Meyer said. "I said,
Nhat do you think? It's going to Megan Winslow/ Alligator Staff
e 80 degrees down there. They Just a month after introducing himself as UF's new football coach, Urban Meyer is busy recruiting in
-ave the best high school players south Florida. Meyer's efforts are being challenged by the recent departure of recruiting coordinator
i the country. Of course I am."' Mike Loclisley.
Meyer may have picked the
,rong time of year to soak in the grees but with precious time "We're behind," Meyer said. change was made."
)uth Florida sun Tuesday's to spare, Meyer is scrambling to "We're still in on some great For everything former head
'mperature peaked at just 68 de- make up for lost time on the re- players, but we're behind. We've coach Ron Zook seemingly did
cruiting trail. been playing catch-up since the wrong in his three-year tenure at


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STAFF REPORT

The Gators experienced a tumultuous football sea-
an, but also a conference-leading academic semester.
UF led the Southeastern Conference
with 48 student-athletes named to the
2004 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in
conference-sponsored sports. Of the
48, 26 were football players, which
led the conference as well.
The Gators also led the SEC with
S 15 soccer players on the Honor Roll
ak and tied Alabama, Georgia and'
4ississippi with seven volleyball recipients.
Football recipients included Chris Leak, Mike Degory
nd Vernell Brown. Soccer honorees included Melanie


Booth, Ashley Kellgren and Stephanie Freeman.
The 2004 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll is based on
grades from the 2004 Spring, Summer and Fall terms. A
student-athlete needs a 3.0 grade point average for the
academic year or a 3.0 cumulative average to be named
to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

TRACK STAR HONORED: Two days after shattering
her own collegiate record in the weight throw at the
Florida Intercollegiate meet, UF All-American Candice
Scott -was named the United States Track Coaches
Association Athlete of the Week.
Scott's toss of 23.52 meters shattered her previous
mark of 23.15 meters, which she set at the Clemson
SOpener on Dec. 3.
It was the fori tl1 tinme in her UF career that Scott.has
ci- .eclipiec th-NCAA s Lbct jmaurk In the wjeigithtrow-. .


UF, no one ever doubted his abil-
ity to recruit. -
His last two recruiting classes
were ranked among the best in
the nation, and he always prom-
ised this one would have been
the best.
Now, Meyer must build re-
lationships with high schoolers
already wooed by Zook. To make
matters worse, former running
backs coach and recruiting co-
ordinator Mike Locksley left UF
last week to coach with Zook at
Illinois.
"Anytime you lose a quality
coach he's a good recruiter
and a good coach it hurts us,"
Meyer said.
Though Meyer is familiariz-
ing himself with south Florida,
he hasn't .come unprepared.
Doc Holliday, a former assistant
coach from North Carolina State
and West Virginia with recruiting
roots in south Florida, has been
brought on board by Meyer.
"What I wanted to do was hire
the coach who recruited down
here for a long time," Meyer said.
"So Doc Holliday was the guy
everybody knows for the last 25
years he's recruited down here.
And it's already been the third
time I've been down here."


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ships. When the coaches begin targeting next year's
prospects in May, they'll be able to sell what they
haven't sold since 2001 brand-name wins. Also,
Meyer's salesmen will attack South Florida door-
steps. UF assistant Doc Holliday already knows the
area, since he recruited it while at N.C. State and West
Virginia.
The sun in Gator Nation could come out soon. Top
receiver prospects DeSean Jackson, Patrick Turner
and David Nelson, along with stud linebacker recruit
Brian Cushing, are considering Gainesville.
So don't panic, and don't be too quick to criticize.
If nothing else, the Gators will still have a better re-
cruiting class than Duke.


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MEN'S BASKETBALL

Walsh's return could occur soon


By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org

Junior forward Matt Walsh, who
has been out with a severe high ankle
sprain since Dec. 30, could return to ac-
tion sooner than expected, Coach Billy
Donovan said.
"I would say that Matt's healing


process and Matt's rehabilitation of his
ankle is going very well," Donovan said.
"I probably don't feel like it's going to be
the 4-6 weeks we talked about. It's prob-
ably going to be a little bit sooner."
Donovan, however, could not specify
a possible date of return, as Walsh has
been unable to practice with the team.
"Until he gets to a point where he can
show me in practice, running up and


While Matt Walsh is recovering ahead of schedule from an ankle sprain,
center Adrian Moss could be out for the season because of back problems. If
Moss needs surgery, he likely will miss the remainder of the season.


down with contact," Donovan stated,
"then we can give him an opportunity
to play"
Many teammates believe his return
could come as soon as this week.
"I think Matt is getting better
day-by-day," junior guard Anthony
Roberson said after the Gators' win over
Vanderbilt. "Even though he didn't come
with us, I know he watched this game,
and I know he's at home going crazy. But
I.think he'll be back with us Wednesday
or next Saturday."
Donovan, however, cautioned that
players tend to underestimate the heal-
ing process.
"I think anytime our players see a guy
out there running around, they think,
'OK, he's pretty close to being able to
play,'" Donovan said.
According to Donovan, Walsh can
now shoot and run straight ahead
without pain and could possibly handle
lateral movement.
"Now, the big part is: Can he handle
contact?" Donovan asked.
Walsh didn't fly with the team to
Nashville because of an ear infection.

OUT AGAIN: Junior forward Adrian Moss
had an MRI Monday to help determine
whether he will need surgery to correct
bulging discs in his back, Donovan said.
The disc is hitting a nerve in Moss'
back, causing pain to pulse down to his
leg, Donovan said.
Donovan said Moss will miss the
Tennessee gamne and cauld be out for the
remainder of the sea.son.
"If he has c-Irger,, it's going-to be
hard for him to come back and play,"
Donovan Said.
Mo.s 1\h. nuhssd tNw1o game e*-.alier
in the s-eaon and haj- ben lirnmted in
practh:es duL to the injury,; remained in
street clothes for the Xa.ndc rLd t ga n'.

FAMILIAR FOES: After returning to his
home state for Saturday's game, sopho-
more guard Lee Humphrey again will
face a familiar opponent when Tennessee
visits the O'Connell Center tonight at 7.
Humphrey, who grew up 20 miles
from Knoxville in Maryville, Tenn., said
that he doesn't place any more emphasis
on this game.
"It's just another conference game
that we need to win really bad," said
Humphrey, who is starting in Walsh's
place. "It is always-fun to beat the school
you came from, but it isn't any bigger
than any other SEC game."
Humphrey said his parents and
sister will come to watch him play the
Volunteers.


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By ERIC ESTEBAN
Alligator Writer
eesteban@alligator.org

The Gators played host to recruits for the sec-
ond straight weekend, but instead of seven high
school seniors getting a taste of orange and blue,
only three recruits made the trip to UF this time.
Offensive lineman Simon Codrington,
ranked No. 48 in the nation by.Scout.com, put a
positive spin on the small number.
"The fact that I was there with only two other
guys was a major plus for me," Codrington said.
"I went to Tallahassee last week and the large
number of guys didn't give me that much ac-
cess."
Codrington, a 6-foot-7, 255-pound tackle
from South Miami Senior
High School, was hosted by
former teammate and cur-
rent Gators linebacker Javier
,. Estopinan.
S "It was a lot of fun getting
S 1 a chance to talk to Javier about
the school," Codrington said.
eyer "He showed me what it was
like being a student there."
However, Codrington's most lasting impres-
sion came not from the city, but rather from the
new head coach. Codrington got a chance to
meet Meyer and new offensive line coach John
Hevesy, and said he was blown away by the
experience.
"There hasn't been one place I've been to in
which I got to talk to the head coach so much,"
Codrington said. "I loved getting a chance to
talk to him about everything."
Besides UF, Codrington's choices include a
Florida State, North Carolina State and West
Virginia, which he will visit this week.
Doug Worthington, an Ohio State oral com-
mitment, also made the trip to Gainesville, but his
heart remained in Buckeye country. Scout.com's
No. 4 defensive end, Worthington was hosted
by freshman linebacker Brandon Siler but came
away still committed to Ohio State.
The third visitor, running back Mikell
Simpson, said his visit to Gainesville was great.
UF continues to pursue the talented back despite
scholarship offers from Alabama, Nebraska,
Virginia and Michigan State.
Oral commitments are non-binding until a
national letter-of-intent is signed on National
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Sports
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2005


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/sports


Gators undefeated in SEC play


Lee, Roberson leading team


-By BRYAN APP
- i. Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org


Talk about a U-turn.
Prior to the Southeastern
Conference season opener against
Arkansas on Jan. 8, the Gators went
8-3 during a non-conference sched-
ule that ranked 172nd out of 326
Division I teams.
They lost to Miami and Florida
State in the same season for
the first time since 1964, lost to
NCAA Tournament-worthy No. 14
Louisville at home and lost then-
leading scorer Matt Walsh with a
high ankle sprain.
Forgotten by the AP pollsters,
-the Gators have won three consecu-
tive conference games, including
back-to-back road games, garnering
votes for the first time since the FSU
loss.
Tonight at 7, UF has the oppor-
tunity to continue that momentum
against Tennessee at the O'Connell
Center, as the Gators (11-3, 3-0 SEC)
begin a three-game homestand.
Some UF players are confident
that the month-ending home slate,
ending with South Carolina on Jan.
29. will provide the Gators with a
Straw tegic advantage before facing a
rigorous February schedule that in-
cludes No. 19 Mississippi State, No.
22 Alabama and No. 8 Kentucky.
"If anything, I think it's the


Univeritv of .Floridais time right
now, .enorr forward David Lee
said. "We'" e o,-it eri promisiing
month of .lar.inar to- start thil SEEC
season if we t.ak care of biu.i'neS-.
And the Gators could very well
capitalize if Lee and SEC Pla\ er ot
thi \\eek .\nthony Rohbers-on c;an
continue to take care at busine.:
Lee is :u'niing ,rat ciaecr-high
17-rebound game against Vanderbilt
and has 25 rebounds and 21 points
in his last three halves..
"If anything, I think it's the
University of Florida's time
right now. We've got a very
promising month of January
to start this SEC season if we
take care of business."
David Lee
UF forward

\\ith Lee and freshman Al
Horford. who totaled 21 rebound.
against Auburn and Vanderbilt
last eek, handling the boards and
drawi ing double teams, Rober-on
has had free reign on the offensive
end.
"It's been easy with Al and
David down there drawing double
teams," Roberson said. "And Al
is rebounding, kicking it out fast,
getting out on the break for us. You
can tell we have a fun time playing


together."
After scoring 34 against Auburn,
Robero-r. fini-hed with 30 against
the Cornimodloe. 'c becoming the
first Gator to -score 30 in consecu-
tive road ,ame? since .indy Owens
in lwi0.
Robe-lson whou shooting 60
percent ti'm thrcc-point range in
his la.t ti.o game-. -aid lhe..pr,'b-
abl. wasin t -hootinc a.s mnich as
he -hould ha\, earlier in the -ea-
son .nd that he realizes the t :pe of
plai\er he must be in order to help
his team.
"I think I\E had the: mnnd-et
where I've got to go into the ganm
and inak, plays and be the type at
player that can create for my team-
iath; Robe'ri'on said. That 5
what I've been trying to do, is be
a playmaker out there,' and it has
been working in my favor."
But despite UF's recent turn-
around, Coach Billy Donovan in-
sists it doesn't mean that rhuch in
the long run.
He's just trying to get his team
focused-on a Tennessee team that
defeated Ni.sss.-- ppi Stat on ian.
12 and dispatched the Gators li.ast
season in Knov-ille. Tenn.
"We hate a loni. \ a\v to go
Donovan said "We aren't Li en
a quarter of the way through the
[SEC] season. I'd rather be 3-0 than
0-3, though. But anything that has
happened over the last two weeks
doesn't make a difference any-
more."


[!ww. warm. : '- ..I
Nick West Alligator Staff
Guard Anthony Roberson and the Gators look to extend their
winning streak to four games against Tennessee tonight.


Meyer faces same problems
S teve Spurrier loves the Cock. Ron best recruiting class.
Zook- can't talk. Urban Meyer walks Doesn't seem right, does i
the walk. going Floridian who would
Yeah, these three guys each fall into their golf than talk with high scho
own demographic, but are they really that drawing in better bodies than
different? prodigy himself.
Not in 2005. And the coach who replaced
Most of the race has yet to be run, but as boasts the be.;t rec'i Liting class
the three thoroughbreds gallop down the In Gainesville, 22nd placid
final recruiting stretch, they're pretty much work, will it?
even. Ihi- is. matter all, the same to


And it's no solace to either of them that
they're staring at the rumps of other colleges
ahead of them.
According to Scout.com, Meyer's recruit-
ing class ranks 22nd in the nation. Spurrier's
class is tied with Duke (yes, Duke) at No.
.32.
And Zook, the master of all recruiting
masters, is choking on Derby dirt UF's
e\-.,arih is tied with Kentucky for the 49th-


as vaunted Spurrier, troubled Zooker


.t? The easy-
rather play
ol coaches is
the recruiting

both of them
of the three
e just won't

wn that ostra-


cized Vernon Maxwell 'and Jason Williams
for dubbing drugs.
Wait, drugs... maybe that has something
to do with it.
But illegal fumes didn't have anything to
do with Zook's departure.
.And the same people that made
fireronzook.com their home page want
Chris Leak to burn at the stake for having
a bad New Year's Eve, right? Gator Nation,


chill!
Don't go cuckoo
for reefer puffs if
recruiting doesn't
go your way this
season.
Louis UF's grip on the
Anastasis 2005 class slipped
Louis in the Bullpen long ago.
lanastasis@alligator.org On Oct. 25 (the
Ides of Zook, to be
exact), UF would
lose Derrick Williams, the nation's best
receiver.
UF also would squander Justin King,
arguably the country's best cornerback.
That's not to mention others like top-notch
St. Thomas Aquinas kicker Joe Surgan who,
of course, has chosen Duke over UF.
Still, choose a masseuse instead of a
Prozac a new coach always needs one


year before he can establish his recruiting
footing.
Zook's first freshman class reeled in
Ciatrick Fason, 'Dallas Baker and Mike
Degory the three were largely recruited
by Spurrier to begin with but no one
else. One season later, Zook vacuumed in
the likes of Leak, Andre Caldwell and Chad
Jackson.
Meyer is more disadvantaged this time
around. Many of Zook's 2005 commits
shunned the Gators'because they believed
Zook would never leave. Then, recruit-
ing coordinator Mike Locksley bolted for
Illinois, pushing even more prospects away.
But that's the exact reason why Meyer's staff
will flourish in the recruiting nursery come
2006.
Recruiting is all about building relation-

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