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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 103


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005


Accent legacy safe


Qualification

emphasized

By MEGAN SEERY
Alligator Staff Writer
mseery@alligator.org

Candidates for Student Body
president said they would not pur-
posefully break "legacy" ties when
making appointments to Student
Government offices.
Of Accent's past 16 chairmen,
13 hailed from Alpha Epsilon Pi
fraternity. In the history of the na-
tion's largest student-run speakers
bureau, only two women chaired
the agency the last in 1981.
"A Student Body president has
tremendous power in the appoint-
ments he or she makes," Progress
Party presidential candidate
MacKenzie Moritz said. "But you
don't always have to be the person
with the most titles to be the most
qualified."
One reason it seems that SG
has "legacy" positions is because
freshmen in well-connected 'or-


Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte watches teammate Darian Townsend dive.
Lochte set the American record in the 200-yard individual medley.


Lochte sets U.S. record


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Writer

Some people just want it all.
One of them is junior swim-
mer Ryan Lochte. It wasn't
enough to win every event he
has participated in this week. He
had to set records in every event.
Last night, .during the
Southeastern Conference
Championships, Lochte shat-
tered the American 200-yard
individual medley record with
a time of 1:41.76, besting the old
record by just over one second.
Lochte also helped lead the
charge in the 400-yard medley
relay, along with seniors Corey


"I've been waiting four
years to beat those girls
in a relay. These girls
made my dreams come
true. It just carries on
from last night's relay
win."
Maureen Farrell
UF senior

Welch and Gabriel Mangabeira
and freshman Darian Townsend,
breaking the SEC record with a
first-place time of 3:07.87. In that
event, Lochte also broke the SEC


100-yard backstroke record in his
portion of the medley.
"It was a goal of mine,"
Lochte said. "I was just focusing
[on] getting out there and racing
tough. We have to keep pound-
ing at everyone. I want to try to
get my hand on the wall first."
While UF has gotten off to
a strong start with two days of
competition left, defending na-
tional champions Auburn and
the No. 1 and No. 11 Georgia
women's and men's teams are
still on the Gators' schedule.
"I know they're a tough com-
petitor. They're going to be bat-

SEE LOCHTE, PAGE 18


ganizations establish a resource
network with other involved stu-
dents, he said.
"A lot of these people (student
leaders in "legacy" positions) get
advice from their organizations
to get onto a leadership track,"
Moritz said. "Other students don't
have these opportunities."
Because UF is so large, it is
difficult for a freshman without
connections to
figure out how
student groups
work, he said.

get in your
freshman year
and start devel-
Goldberg oping titles, you
have trouble
getting into an office," Moritz said.
"We should focus a lot more time
with the quality of ideas and the
passion students have for really
making things better."
Gator Party presidential
candidate Joe Goldberg said he
wouldn't necessarily buck the
"legacy" trend.
SEE ACCENT, PAGE 8


STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Impact replaces pick


* PARTY OFFICIALS SAY
THE NEW TREASURER IS
JUST AS QUALIFIED.

By NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Writer
nhughes@alligator.org

Two days after losing its
former Student Body treasurer
candidate, Impact Party officials
confirmed the party's new trea-
surer Wednesday.
Student Sen. Michelle
Lightbourne will represent the
party on its executive ticket in the
Student Government elections,
scheduled for March 15 and 16.
The confirmation of the candi-
dacy of Lightboume, who is black,
comes on the heels of a large num-
ber of candidates leaving Impact


on Tuesday, a majority of whom
also are black.
"I think [the candidates leaving
Impact] was a decision made by a
few people pretty high up in the
black community," Lightboume
said. "The black community is
really united and nobody likes to
break from the mold."
"I don't know the people who
made those decisions," she added.
Lightbourne said she has not
been pressured by anyone to avoid
involvement with Impact.
General sentiment is that mem-
bers of the Black Student Union
had pressured Impact supporters
to jump ship.
"The Black Student Union is
non-partisan and -does not pro-
mote any particular party," BSU
President Brenda Jean said.
SEE IMPACT, PAGE 8


* Freda Zifeth and
William Martin set
up a display on the
Reitz Union North.
Lawn. Brought
by the Florida
Palestine Solidairty
Network, it symbol-
izes opposition to
the West Bank wall.
See story, pg. 3.


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I Gainesville's rave reputa-
tion led to the current bar
closing time, said Chris
Aimstead of SG's SAFE
committee.
"We are making as many
ecstasy arrests as we ever
did," GPD chief Norman
Botsford said in response.
See story, pg. 4.


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Pepsi might


'pop' for UF


By JOHN COX
Alligator Contributing Writer

After a nearly 40-year relationship with Coca-Cola,
UF may be willing to take the Pepsi Challenge, accord-
ing to Coke officials, who say they have been excluded
from contract negotiations with the university.
UF denies those charges, saying it is in negotia-
tions with both beverage companies over a possible
$20-million, 10-year contract that would give either
Coke or Pepsi exclusive rights to about 600 vending
machines on university property.
Michelle Holcomb, vice president of public affairs
for the Florida Coca-Cola Bottling Co., said in an e-
mail that its current five-year contract with UF, which
ends in August, is worth approximately $10 million.
"We did present our proposal, but at this time, the
university has chosen to negotiate exclu-
On sively with our competitor," Holcomb
Campus wrote in an e-mail. "We have not been
informed, however, that a final decision
on awarding of the contract has been reached."
Leslie Owen, coordinator of the Coca-Cola World
Citizenship Program at the University of Florida, said,
"There's a lot of rumors flying around that Coke lost
the account."
UF Business Services Division Director James
Morgan, however, said the university is considering
both proposals but would not comment further be-
cause of continuing negotiations.
Coca-Cola has had two exclusive beverage con-
tracts with UF, Morgan said. The current contract has
been in place since 1999. "Pepsi was a player the last
time the contract came up, but they didn't have their
act together," Morgan said.
Now it does, he added.
Michael Goodwin, Pepsi Bottling Group's spokes-
man, said.Pepsi has a good opportunity to get the con-
tract because of its improvements since 1999. Pepsi
bought Quaker Oats, which distributes Gatorade, in
2000.
Pepsi's acquisition of Gatorade has helped its case,
Morgan said. Because Gatorade was invented at UF,
it is the university's only sports drink. Coke has been
unable to sell its featured sports drink, Powerade, on
campus for this reason.
"Basically, Pepsi owns a product that Coke can't
sell, which obviously helps Pepsi," Morgan said.
UF would be a major addition to Pepsi, which has
contracts with more than 100 universities, said Dave
DeCecco, Pepsi-Cola North America spokesman.
The contract will extend beyond the beverage
machines on campus. Shands HealthCare, the UF
Athletic Association and Gator Dining Services will
all be exclusively supplied by either Pepsi or Coke.
Morgan said money would be the main factor in
UF's decision between the two companies.
Having a popular product is critical because the
state and private businesses sometimes offer to match
the money made from beverage sales at the university.
When the university can double its revenue, it can af-
fect more programs at the school, he said.
The Coca-Cola World Citizenship Program, for
example, supplies international internships for UF
students and is supported primarily by a grant from
Coca-Cola, Owen said. The program is under a three-
year grant, which will end in 2006. At that time it will
have to seek a new grant.
Owen said her job may depend on the decision the
university makes.
"We're tied very close to the negotiations," she
said.
She said if Pepsi does win the contract, then she
hopes a relationship can be established with Pepsi.


Andrea Morales / Alligator
Freda Zifeth and William Martin put the finishing touch on a travelling display set up Thursday morning on the
Reitz Union North Lawn. It is intended to symbolize opposition to the West Bank wall.


Nakba sponsors anti-wall tour


* PRO-ISRAEL ACTIVISTS HELD A COUNTER
DEMONSTRATION ON REITZ UNION LAWN.
By KIMBERLY GOUZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

The Stop the Wall Tour made a Gainesville stop
Thursday to conduct a demonstration against the wall of
separation being built in Israel.
Nakba '48, the event's sponsor, built a wall on the Reitz
Union North Lawn at 9 a.m. and took it down at 4:30.
"The aim is to give people an idea of what Palestinians
are looking at in their homeland," said Lauren Anzaldo, a
coordinator with the Florida Palestine Solidarity Network.
About 600 fliers were distributed, Anzaldo said.
Not far from the wall, pro-Israel activists shared infor-
mation and voiced their opinions.
"We were aware that this display was going to happen
and decided to show the facts," said Daniel Villanueva, an
international studies sophomore. "We're not out here pro-
testing, but to show support for Israel, to show our solidar-
ity." The wall's advocates say it is temporary.


"We don't treat the Palestinians in an aggressive way,"
said Avner Yemin, a microbiology graduate student. "No
one can claim that we are hurting anyone. We are trying to
preserve life as much as possible on both sides."
Israel's barrier is now 197 miles long and lies along the
West Bank. Built to protect citizens from terrorist attacks, it
serves as a border between Israel and Palestine.
Israelis call the barrier the "separation fence," affirming
that less than 3 percent is made of concrete.
Palestinians call it the "apartheid wall," after racial seg-
regation once practiced in the Republic of South Africa.
"When they were constructing the wall, homes were de-
stroyed, lives were destroyed, transportation was stopped,"
said Nakba '48 President Stephanie Bendeck. "In one city,
Qalqilya, people can't even see the sunset anymore."
The tour held a presentation at 7:30 p.m. in CSE Room
119 that included pictures, a documentary and testimonials
from guest speakers.
"There is no Israeli or Palestinian that wouldn't rather be
living in peace," said Hare'l Amir, a sophomore political sci-
ence major. "The will is there; it is the process that is taking


Classroom flags will fly this Fall


Private donors will fund purchase


By EMILY YEHLE
Alligator Writer
eyehle@alligator.org


In the Fall, UF students will gaze
upon a 2-foot by 3-foot American
flag during every class, paid for by an
anonymous donor.
Administrators allocated $8,000
from a UF Foundation fund to pay for
a flag for each of 400-plus classrooms.
The flags are required by the state
legislature, which passed the Carey
Baker Freedom Flag Act, signed by
Gov. Jeb Bush on May 25. According
to the law, all public schools, including
universities and community colleges,
must display a flag in every classroom,
without the help of additional state
funds. And all of those flags must be
made in the United States.
University presidents have until
Aug. 1 to solicit donations for the proj-
ect and display the flags.


A bill requiring a similar project
was passed by the Student Senate in
2002, but former UF President Charles
Young did not approve it.
.....-. Now the uni-
versity has to
comply with the
state law, and UF of-
ficials have set aside
enough money to
pay for $20 flags.
Alachua County
Poppell Public Schools and
SFCC are buying
the flags for $5.48 apiece.
The Alachua County Veterans
Memorial Committee is raising the
money for the schools, and chairman
Jim McCawley said he is confident the
organization will raise funds in time to
equip all classrooms with a flag.
Furnishing the 2,000 classrooms
in Alachua County Public Schools
will cost $10,960. The committee has


raised $9,710 and has until March 1 to
procure the rest.
The flags for 340 SFCC classrooms
will cost about $1,900, of which $1,330
has been raised. UF is allocating $8,000
for a little more than 400 classrooms.
The committee will buy flags from
the Valley Forge Flag Company, but
UF administrators are still looking for
a supplier, said Ed Poppell, vice presi-
dent for finance and administration.
"We're currently out trying to pro-
cure flags and determine what's the
best way to mount them in the class-
room," he said.
Administrators want to make sure
the flags do not interfere with any au-
dio-visual equipment installed in most
UF classrooms.
McCawley said he offered UF
President Bernie Machen the com-
mittee's services for fundraising, but
Machen decided to take the funds
from an unrestricted donation through
the UF Foundation, the university's
fundraising arm.







4, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY; FEBRUARY 18, 2005

GREEK LIFE

Career recruiters mine sororities for 'leadership'


By KYLIE CRAIG
Alligator Writer
kcraig@alligator.org

Nearly 70 students participated in a UF-sponsored job
recruiting opportunity Thursday, open only to those in the
Greek community.


The students searched for potential employers at
Thursday night's Greek Career Progressive Dinner, put on
by UF's Career Resource Center and the Dean of Students
Office.
Anthony Crenshaw, assistant director of Greek Life, said
there was a reason the career fair was exclusive to Greek
students.


noay Apicenla, ingaior warr
Michelle Waehner, account manager for E. & J. Gallo Winery, explains the recruitment process for full-time positions
to UF students in the Delta Gamma Sorority house Thursday night.


SG, locals debate bar hours


By BRIAN HAGEN
Alligator Writer
bhagen@alligator.org

The debate over extending bar hours until
3 a.m. filled all 24 extra seats at the Gainesville
Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday.
Local residents, health officials and police
officers voiced opinions to the committee
and representatives of Student Government's
Safety and Fair Entertainment Committee, or
SAFE.
Student opinion needs to be considered in
city ordinances, said Joe Goldberg, SAFE com-
mittee executive director and Student Body
presidential candidate.
"We are here, we are voters, we have a
voice," Goldberg said. "This is our home, too.
We want to be a part of this community."
Gainesville's reputation as a rave capital led
to the current 2 a.m. bar closing time, but ecsta-
sy is no longer popular, said Chris Aimstead,
SAFE law-enforcement director.
"We are making as many ecstasy arrests as
we ever did," Gainesville Police Chief Norman
Botsford said in response.
To encourage responsible alcohol con-
sumption, SAFE aims to increase anti-alcohol
education so much that they plan to subsidize
an anti-abuse marketing campaign, Goldberg
said. Towing inebriated drivers may also be
subsidized by SG. No alcohol would be served
during the extra hour, but businesses would be
allowed to stay open. Customers could leave
at their own pace, lessening pressure on police.


and traffic, and the patrons could make alter-
native arrangements to get home, according to
SAFE's mission statement.
"I have yet to see a single bit of data saying
that extending the drinking times will create a
safer environment for our students," Director
of Student Activities Lohse Beeland said.
She said UF's position on the ordinance is
that "the 2 a.m. closing time is the right and safe
thing to do for the safety of our students."
But UF declined.offers of anti-abuse speak-
ers sponsored by local alco-
hol distributor Burkhardt
Sales and Service, vice presi-
S dent David Burkhardt said.
Ji Studies have shown that
education is least effective in
changing behavior, Beeland
said.
Hanrahan Mayor PegeenHanrahan
and City Commissioners
Warren Nielsen and Craig Lowe support the
3 a.m. dosing time, committee Chairman and
Commissioner Tony Domenech said.
The percentage of binge drinkers at UF, 56
percent, is higher than the national average of
about 45 percent, according to figures provided
by the UF Student Health Care Center.
Goldberg noted that studies define binge
drinking as having five alcoholic drinks in one
sitting within a two-week period, regardless
of the amount of time taken to consume the
drinks. SHCC Director Phillip Barkley second-
ed Goldberg's comments but warned against
increasing access to alcohol.


"We were approached by several companies that wanted
to target the Greek community because of their leadership
and involvement," he said.
Crenshaw said the event was set up to give the students
an opportunity to meet employers in a more intimate set-
ting.
E. & J. Gallo Winery, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ernst &
Young and Ferguson Enterprises Inc. were among the hiring
companies.
Representatives were set up at Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha
Omicron Pi, Chi Omega and Delta Gamma sorority houses.
Students in attendance were given the chance to to apply
for internships and full-time jobs.
UF freshman Shae Ferguson, 18, said she was looking for
an internship position and signed up for the event because
she wanted to get work experience as soon as possible.
"I basically wanted to get a head start on the career
surge," Ferguson said.
Of the 70 students in attendance, only about five were
men.
"If fraternities get to go into sororities legally, wouldn't
that be a good reason to show up?" Michelle Waehner of E.
& J. Gallo Winery asked a group of students.
Waehner said Greek students were targeted as possible
employees because "they tend to be extremely well-round-
ed."
"We happen, by chance, to find the students we hire to be
Greek. That, and athletes," Waehner said.
Lee Holifield of Enterprise agreed, noting, "Hiring peo-
ple with Greek backgrounds is kind of what we're looking
for, but it's not only what we're looking for."
Holifield said Enterprise is the largest recruiter of college
students in the country and came to UF looking for people
with strong leadership skills.
Each company came into the career fair with a variety of
positions available.
Waehner said Gallo hires new employees every semester
and that the number hired depends on the needs of the com-
pany and its customers.
"When things are bad, they're drinking," she said.
Most companies said they will be informing applicants
within the next few weeks if they've been accepted for the
positions for which they applied.


UF seeks alcohol help


Booze laws may

soon increase
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
smgarry@alligator.org

UF health officials are enlisting the
help of the state to combat alcohol
abuse at Florida universities, looking
to the higher authority to regulate
drink specials.
A coalition of health officials from
Florida's private and public uni-
versities, called the Florida Higher
Education Alliance for Substance
Abuse Prevention, met Thursday in
the Reitz Union to discuss statewide
strategies against binge drinking.
Laurie Davidson, associate direc-
tor of the Center for College Health
and Safety, led a training session for
the coalition on the second day of
her visit to UF to help the university
develop a plan to reduce high-risk
drinking among students.
Meanwhile, the coalition may seek
federal grants, state legislation on
drink specials and drug intervention
courts to better combat alcohol abuse
at the individual schools.
Though it's sometimes helpful
to publicize information exposing
the binge-drinking problem, it also
can encourage students' perceptions
that such behavior is commonplace,
Davidson said.
"The way we're casual about
that language just creates a norm,"


Davidson said. She advocates an
environmental approach to reducing
risky drinking. "That's what'll make
change."
The coalition examined UF's ap-
proaches against alcohol abuse that
provide alternatives to drinking or
provide a safe environment, such as
Gator Nights, the Later Gator bus
service and disallowing re-entry at
football games as a case study for the
other universities' officials attending
the meeting. Schools must collect
data to make sure their programs ef-
fectively meet their goal or funding
could be transferred to a more effec-
tive program, she said.
"That's a high risk group.
We want to keep the ab-
stainers abstaining."
Tavis Glassman
GatorWell Health Promotion Services
coordiantor

For example, the Later Gator bus
service may actually encourage binge
drinking since students can plan on
not having to drive home, she said.
Though surveys have found that
most Gator Nights participants are
first-year students, Tavis Glassman,
coordinator for GatorWell Health
Promotion Services, said it's some-
times easier to prevent abuse in fresh-
men.
"That's a high risk group,"
Glassman said. "We want to keep the
abstainers abstaining."







FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 5

FACULTY

Senate may open its doors to part-time professors


By JEFF SIRMONS
Alligator Writer
jsirmons@alligator.org

After more than two years of debate, UF's
Faculty Senate voted unanimously Thursday
to re-define what the "faculty" refers to in
"Faculty" Senate.
"Before, only full-time faculty on the
tenure line could participate," said Chris
Snodgrass, constitution committee chairman.
"Now, part-time faculty can be represented,
which includes non-tenure and non-tenure-
line faculty."
A faculty member on tenure line refers to
one who is on track to receive tenure at some
point in his or her career in academia.
This constitutional change could sig-


nificantly alter the composition of the Faculty
Senate, Snodgrass said, which is why it took
so long to come to an agreement.
"Some colleges could get increased voice
because they have a lot of part-time faculty,"
Snodgrass said. "Other colleges may lose
some voice because they won't get much new
representation, as they have mostly full-time,
tenure-lined faculty."
The new by-law recommendation refers
only to representation in the Faculty Senate.
The recommended definition reads as
follows: "The faculty of the University of
Florida are those persons employed by the
University of Florida during the regular
Academic year whose primary assignment
is to carry out the academic mission of the
University, namely, teaching, research and


academic service."
In other Senate news, the body unani-
mously recommended a new bachelor's de-
Sgree in computer science in
,, the College of Engineering.
It. also recommended the
creation of a Department
'l of Urology.
SMUrology now is a divi-
sion of the surgery de-
partment in the College of
is Medicine.
Tisher "A major goal for urol-
ogy in becoming a department is to grow
our faculty in the areas of clinical care and
research," said Dr. Robert Newman, urology
division chief. "We will be recruiting faculty
in the areas of female urology, laparoscopy,


pediatric urology and oncology."
Oncology is the study of tumors, and
laparoscopy is use of a fiberoptic instrument
to help remove ova.
The division has five professors, but, ac-
cording to a letter from Dr. Craig Tisher, dean
of the College of Medicine to Senate curricu-
lum committee chairwoman Sheila Dickison,
urology has set a goal to contract nine addi-
tional doctors in the next two to four years.
The urology program is ranked 22nd in
the country, and with the establishment of
the department, Tisher indicated higher ex-
pectations.
All increased costs of creating the depart-
ment will be borne by the clinical earnings of
the college, and no additional state dollars
are required, the letter states.


Poetry event brings controversial HBO lyricist to UF


Islamic group

hosts event

By LINDSAY TAULBEE
Alligator Writer
Itaulbee@alligator.org

With precise rhymes and lyrical
delivery, Amir Sulaiman used po-
etry Thursday to broach controver-
sial topics and spark debate.
Sulaiman, a featured poet on
HBO's "Def Poetry Jam" and creator
of the "Dead Man Walking" CD,
performed to an audience of more
than 65 at the Orange & Brew.
The event, part of Islam
Awareness Month, was hosted by
Islam on Campus and co-spon-
sored by the Reitz Union Board
and Accent, UF's speakers bureau.
Islam on Campus had hosted
Sulaiman once before, Vice
President Nur Zeinomar said.
"He was just brought back by
popular demand," she said. "A lot
of people liked him, and he was
great. He's a great performer."
Sulaiman performed six poems
during the evening, covering top-
ics that included manhood, his
struggles and sources of inspira-
tion.
Sulaiman also told how four FBI
agents showed up at his mother-
in-law's door after his appearance
on "Def Poetry Jam," calling his
work "anti-American."
"Whatever that means," he


added.
He told the audience he should
not be asking the FBI for the right
to speak, because that right origi-
nally came from his creator.
"You do not have to ask for the
right to speak, and furthermore,
you have an obligation to speak if
you see an evil act," he said.
Between poems, he spoke
with the audience, dissecting and
explaining the inspirations for his
poems, his views on his religion,
Arabic words he had used and
the idea of terrorism, a concept he
called subjective and not properly
defined.
In the poem "Brimstone," he
addressed the choices people
make about how they live and
government's role in society.
"The reality is, we are living in
sin's home, where all leaders have
a sinning, killing syndrome. We
have clear skies, but a 99-percent
chance of brimstone," he recited.
Students also performed origi-
nal poetry, approaching topics that
included racism, the drive to write
and going against parents to find
one's own way.
Zeinomar said the event was
a chance to mingle and be social
while giving a different view of
Islam. -
"This is just a kind of different
thing to show that Islam encom-
passes all types of people," she
said.
UF student Jonathan Riley came
to hear the-performance.
"I'm really glad we came, be-


Amir Sulaiman, who starred on HBO's "Def Poetry Jam," entices the crowd with a few poetic words at the
Orange & Brew on Thursday night. The event was presented by Islam on Campus.


cause his poems were amazing,"
he said. "It was a blessing."
Though Riley-said he is not


Muslim, Sulaiman's poems
reached across religious divides.
"He was speaking to everyone,


and the great thing was, it seemed
like he was speaking from the
soul," he said.


UF study finds mothers play role in women's body images


* THE RESULTS WILL BE PUBLISHED
IN A JOURNALISM QUARTERLY.

By SKYLER SMITH
Alligator Writer
ssmith@alligator.org
Mothers may wield a heavy influence
on their daughters' idea of body image,
along with the media's prototype of fe-
male beauty, according to a new UF study.
UF advertising professor Robyn
Goodman will publish her findings, which
concern the pressure mass media puts
on women to have unrealistically large
breasts, in the fall issue of Journalism and
Mass Communication Quarterly.
Goodman said 28 women, between the
ages of 18 and-25, in her focus group were


conflicted about their feelings on breast size.
"You're always going back and forth
between this is something that's manufac-
tured, but it's also natural and.normal to
want larger breasts," she said.
The study found that mothers have
more of an influence on how young wom-
en view their breasts than their friends do
and that mothers can be a big factor on
whether a woman would forego breast
enhancement.
Women whose mothers got their breasts
augmented tend to feel more comfortable
with the concept of such an operation. But
many women with naturally large breasts
would tell their daughters it wasn't com-
pletely desirable.
"They'll tell their daughters, 'Look at
all the back problems I have. You do not


want large breasts,'" Goodman said.
In addition to maternal warnings,
women who were engaged to be married
or had taken classes on media distortion
were more likely to be content with their
breast size.
UF The study also found
'~,eV' *l'.> that many women look
up to lingerie models and
celebrities with large breasts on very thin
bodies as examples of average women.
"They looked at Victoria's Secret mod-
els as an ideal and normal," Goodman
said. "To be 110 pounds and a C cup is just
not normal."
Breasts are made mostly of fat, which
is correlated with total body fat. Most
naturally thin girls require breast aug-
mentation surgery to have large breasts,


Goodman said.
She said most women liked the look of
large breasts but thought there were too
many risk factors associated with surgery.
The number of breast augmentation
surgeries performed rose more than 20
percent between 2000 and 2003, and the
procedure is now the third most popular
form of invasive plastic surgery, after rhi-
noplasty (nose jobs) and liposuction, ac-
cording to the American Society of Plastic
Surgeons.
The saline breast implants that have
taken the place of the older silicone ones
are safer, but still require replacement
every 10 years. The implants also interfere
with mammograms, a primary breast can-
cer detection device, according to a press
release.







6, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005.


Editorial
So, how about those Student Government elections?
Just kidding.
Here at the Department of Darts & Laurels, we're already
just as sick of that whole mess as you are.
Maybe not quite as sick as our buddy Al over there, but
sometimes it seems like it.
And exactly because there is so much going on recently
in the SG campaign world, we're going to ignore it this week
and concentrate on some things that really are important.
So throw away those fliers (before you get arrested), run
your expense reports through the paper shredder and put on
your blinders for this week's edition of...



Darts & Laurels

Starting off on a positive note for once, we hand a some-
body-finally-realized-that-scaring-off-the-smart-kids-is-
a-bad-thing LAUREL to the Department of Homeland
Security for easing visa requirements for international
students.
Under the old regulations, foreign students studying
so-called "sensitive" fields, such as engineering,, had to
undergo a yearly security clearance process that some-
times caused them to be stuck overseas. Now, students
can use one screening to cover up to four years.
Unfortunately, as so often happens with our govern-
ment, we have to turn right back around and toss a you-
win-six-of-one-and-then-lose-half-a-grand-of-another
DART to the U.S. Congress for assessing a $500 fee to
universities for each international professor they hire.
The fee, which will put a heavy burden on institutions
such as UF that employ hundreds of foreign nationals, os-
tensibly will go toward preventing visa fraud.
This is a major national problem, of course, because.it's
so easy.to pose as a college professor. All clever refugees
have to do is buy some tweed jackets from Goodwill, grow
out their facial hair... and write up a 300-page dissertation
on British appeasement.
No problem. They do say foreign countries have much
better primary education systems, right?
Wondering if maybe a few terrorists have slipped into
the state-high-school system, we launch a great-now-all-
of-us-Floridians-are-going-to-be-sent-to-Guantanamo
DART to David Pieski, an Orlando chemistry teacher
who gave a presentation to his class students on how to
make a bomb.
Pieski who teaches at Freedom High school, no less
- made sure to remind the students to use an electronic
detonator so they didn't get caught in the blast.
He has been relegated to a desk job since his arrest, but
he can rest assured that his efforts haven't been in vain:
Police have recovered a video tape that allegedly shows a
student setting off a bomb at a golf course.
Finally, as we realize that the federal government isn't
the only one afraid of invasion, we give a we've-had-our-
eye-on-you-for-some-time-now-Mr.-Anderson DART to a
Gainesyille committee on homeless concerns who pro-
posed the idea of requiring homeless residents to carry in-
dentification cards if they want to receive certain benefits
- such as meals at local soup kitchens.
As if the obvious "Big Brother" connotations weren't
enough, the committee mentioned that revocation of the
IDs could be used as a replacement for incarceration as
punishment for criminal convictions.
So if you're homeless, you'd better not break the law If
you want to be able to eat.
Wait, isn't being homeless against the law here?
But the plan isn't all bad. At least then we could sleep
peacefully, knowing that we're safe from terrorists seeking
to exploit the ever-present homeless-person-fraud situa-
tion.
Maybe we should make them pay a fee just in case.


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Admission is the first stage of recovery


As my editors slowly are learning, I am a horrible
and chronic procrastinator. I had a ton of free time
this week, so naturally I started writing this col-
umn about 15 minutes before it was due. People get mad
at me a lot because of this, but I don't even understand it.
I don't try to put things off it's just that nothing seems
urgent when you have a whole other day to get it done. I
must have sat down to write 10 times this week, and not
once did I make it past "By Andrew Meyer." In trying to
understand why I am so compelled not to do what I'm
supposed to, I listed all of the diversions I frequently oc-
cupy myself with. Have a look:
Thefacebook.com: Has there ever been a faster way
to throw away two hours? I mean, who can study, write
or think when they've been poked? Certainly not me. I
have to poke back, read their entire profile, and memo-
rize their list of friends before I even can consider doing
work.
I'm sorry, I lost my train of thought someone just
changed my wall.
Collegehumor.com: The wonders of the Internet are
never as clear as when you have a paper due in half an
hour. Let's be honest; procrastinating is made a thou-
sand times easier when you realize there are videos on-
line of drunk girls making out and people hitting each
other in the face.
ESPN.com: Wow. My column has taken on an unex-
pected. Web site bent. But that's the truth: Half of the
problem is that the tool I use to do work also contains
countless ways to entertain myself, and what's more
amusing than reading up-to-the-minute reports on the
status of Dwayne Wade's groin?
Freewebs.com/newforum: If I'm going to pimp all
of these other sites, I might as well plug my own, too.
Despite the fact that I only have nine or so visitors, I
put a lot of time and effort into my Web page effort


'that only can be given when I
have something else I should be
... doing.
The Alligator itself: It's true; I
"d o do read the paper on days when
I'm not in it. Not only is it a good
Andrew Meyer way to put off whatever I'm do--
Uncommon Sense ing, but also if I ever decide I care-
letters@alligator.org about Student Government, there
are about 15 stories a day I could
read about it. By the way, am I the
only one who misses Detours? I know I'm not the read-
ers' advocate (read: official Alligator basher), but The
Avenue feels like it was written by my grandfather.
iTunes: I have 16 days worth of music on my comput-
er. It takes 20 minutes for me to decide what I want to
listen to before I can even begin writing, not to mention
that I am obsessed with finding new bands and more
music. Is it strange that I actually paid for music online
the other day? It just felt so... wrong.
Poker: The seventh and deadliest sin of procrastina-
tion. I managed to stop playing poker online, but that
doesn't seem to matter. Any time I even think about
getting something done, I hear the distinctive "let's get
a game together" knock at my door. Whenever I'm.writ-
ing one of these columns, without fail, a poker game
starts up on my floor. And the worst part is, I always
play.
I'm not addicted.
Really, I'm not.
They say the first step to fixing a problem is admit-
ting you have one, right? Mission accomplished. Now
I just need to find out what the next step is. That part
should be easy.
I'll do it tomorrow.
Andrewz Meyer is a journalism freshman. His column
appears on Friday.


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Guest Coluimn

Fraternity does not influence the selection of SG officials


Throughout Alpha Epsilon Pi's 50-year
history on campus, our fraternity has
served as a testing ground for college
men who go on to become leaders in business,
education, government and science. A goal of
our fraternity is to help each student enhance
character, learn responsibility and develop a
proper set of values through living together
as a brotherhood. AEPi takes pride in the fact
that it prepares young men for their role in life
as responsible, active citizens.
In a time when fraternities constantly are
being portrayed in a negative light, AEPi
merits media coverage for being a productive
member of society. Our members work hard


Danny Miller and are well qualified
Speaking Out 'for many positions on
campus. We focus on
the core principles of Greek organizations: ser-
vice, leadership and scholarship. This week-
end, we plan to hold our second annual Texas
Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, which benefits
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Last
year, we raised over $6,000 to alleviate the-
medical costs of a brother who had been cd --
nosed with leukemia.
Everything we do furthers our mission,
which sets out to develop leadership for the
future of the community. AEPi's brothers are
well-rounded individuals who are leaders in


many aspects of campus life. Not only can you
find our brothers involved in Accent, but also
in intramural sports, Preview staff, Emerging
Leaders Conference, Gatorship, American
Medical Students Association, Florida
Cicerones, Jewish Student Union, Student
Opportunities in Film Studies, Greek Judicial
Board, Florida Blue Key, Reitz Union Board,
IDEAL, First-Year Florida and more.
In the Fall, as reported in the Alligator,
AEPi had the highest grade point average of
the 32 fraternities. AEPi had an average GPA
of 3.428, well over the all-male average GPA
at UF Only one of the 57 Greek organizations
was able to do better. Academic excellence is a


long-standing tradition in our chapter and will
continue to be so in the coming years.
Finally, the appointments of Student
Government officials are not in our hands. As
president of AEPi, I was not consulted prior
to David Buchalter's appointment as Accent
chairman, nor will I be for the next chairman.
You cannot hold AEPi responsible for SG's ac-
tions. I believe Jamal Sowell has done an excel-
lent job in providing opportunities for all stu-
dents. However, once those opportunities are
provided, it is the students' obligation to take
ownership for their experience here at UF
Danny Miller is an advertising senior and
president of Alpha Epsilon Pifraternity.


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8, ALLIGATOR I FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18,2005


LOCAL COURTS


Hudson prosecutors explore testimony, forensics


By EVA KIS
Alligator Staff Writer
ekis@alligator.org

A case of unmistakable identity
and several plotholes kept the pace
brisk on the second day of Willie
Hudson's murder trial Thursday.


Prosecuting attorney Geoffrey
Fleck paraded experts to the witness
stand to cement the state's case. In
the process, the jury learned about
forensic analysis as a .38-caliber fire-
arm and 12 cuttings of a dark green
towel illustrated Hudson's one-in-
5.9-quadrillion uniqueness.


Forensic detectives lifted the de-
fendant's fingerprints off a crushed
7-Up can found in the center con-
sole of his Buick Riviera, which
careened into City Commissioner
Craig Lowe's porch after prosecu-
tors allege Hudson shot driver John
Adkins during the struggle that


With attorney Stephen N. Bernstein at his side, Willie Hudson, left, looks over his shoulder toward the court-
room audience Thursday. Hudson is on trial for the 2003 homicides of John Adkins and Kevin Harris.


killed passenger Kevin Harris on
July 2, 2003.
Also found in the vehicle was
a Smith & Wesson revolver later
matched to the bullets that killed
Adkins and Harris, but the method
failed to turn up any conclusive fin-
gerprint matches.
"I was unable to identify or
eliminate anyone from the prints,"-
Gainesville Police latent examiner
Lori Wright said.
Given that the gun's shape likely
would damage fingerprints if in-
vestigators attempted to lift them
conventionally, a chemical is dusted
onto the object, which is then photo-
graphed and the pictures analyzed,
officer Marc Trahan explained"'
Fleck said Hudson escaped the
crash on foot and eluded police for
two hours before flagging down
Anthony Ariderson, a gym monitor
at the Martin Luther King Center
two blocks from the incident.
Hudson, who appeared "a little
sketchy" and "panicky," according
to'Anderson, said he was "jumped
by two guys" who stole his car. He
asked Anderson for a ride to his
girlfriend's house.
"I didn't think nothing of it, so I
said sure," Anderson said.
Anderson testified that, although
he had a cellular phone, he did
not call police because he figured
Hudson would once at home.
Complicating Anderson's tale,
which he admitted changing several
times during the investigation, is the
absence of a phone-call from official


records that he said Hudson made
to grant access to the gated Madison
Pointe apartment complex where
Adkins lived. Neither Hudson's
fingerprints nor traces of blood that
investigators said should have been
spattered over Hudson "same as
the rest of the (Buick's) seat" from
Anderson's car were found.
Hudson had been a guest at the
apartment before, Adkins' girlfriend
Olivia Laborde said, though she not-
ed Hudson's "jittery" behavior that
night and questioned his returning
without Adkins.
"I couldn't understand why
he was there and [Adkins] wasn't
there," Laborde said.
Despite her questions, Laborde
let Hudson in and allowed him to
shower in one of the bathrooms.
Swabs of the shower drain found
traces of blood. Luminol, which "re-
acts to washed-out, diluted, degrad-
ed blood that can't be seen with the
naked eye," said GPD crime scene
investigator Bret Starr, revealed
blood on the tub's side.
A green towel recovered from a
bedroom contained genetic material
from Hudson, Adkins and Harris,
DNA expert Jackie Benfield testified.
Genetics expert Martin Tracey
called Benfield's analysis conclu-
sive, noting the "gene-by-gene" and
triple-checked process.
Laborde said she continued to
question the evasive Hudson.
"Then he just said, 'I'm not even
gonna lie, I shot that [expletive],"'
Laborde said.


SG candidates discuss grad issues


Parties court post-baccalaureates


By NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Writer
nughes@alligator.org

Student Body presidential candi-
dates squared off in their first formal dis-
cussion at a meeting of the UF Graduate
Student Council on Thursday.
Joe Goldberg of the Gator Party and
Dennis Ngin of the Impact Party de-
bated insurance, representation, travel
grants and a number of other issues
before graduate students in the Animal
Science Building.
"As (Student Body) treasurer, the
biggest thing I get from graduate stu-
dents is travel grants," said Ngin, add-
ing that he helped to place the travel


grants application process online.
"In the past, we haven't embraced
the graduate students as well as we
should," Goldberg
said. "That's some-
thing we're looking
to do with the Gator
Party."
Emphasizing
his four years in
the Student Senate,
Ngin Goldberg suggested
the creation of a
cabinet to handle issues for graduate
students.
Graduate students and sophomores
both, have delegations of six sena-
tors representing them in the 'Student


Senate, making the groups the largest
represented blocks in the body.
Also in appearance were Pedro
Morales and Robert Mack, senato-
rial and. vice presidential candidates
for Impact, as well as Brett Kapuler, a
Progress senatorial candidate. Progress
presidential candidate MacKenzie
Moritz said he did not show because
he was busy with academics.
Voice Party members were invited,
said GSC President Mike Bowen, but
did not attend.
"Our party was just working on
other things right now and we have a
limited number of staff," Voice treasurer
candidate Justin Lauer said. Bowen,
who conducted the meeting, also .is a
senatorial candidate for the Gator Party
but did not participate.


BSU pressure may have prompted slating changes


IMPACT, from page 1


"If students decide to stop sup-
porting Impact, that is their own per-
sonal opinion," she said, "not the Black
Student Union's."
Impact Student Body presiden-
tial candidate Dennis Ngin said
Lightboume's race played no part in
her selection.
"Michelle is qualified," Ngin said.
"You look first at her qualifications, not
anything else."
Lightboume was elected to the
Senate last March with the Access
Party, in the Engineering seat.


"She is a person of high integrity
and high values," Ngin said. "She is a
very experienced and qualified indi-
vidual."
Ngin said he first learned of the de-
parture of Impact's previous treasurer
candidate, Elda Auxiliaire, Monday
evening, a day before the deadline for
candidates to register.
"I spent all night trying to brainstorm
in my head, trying to see who would be
the best candidate," Ngin said. "It was
clear that she would be the best."
Lightbourne said she is honored to
fill the position for Impact.
"I don't feel any less qualified than
Elda was,' she said.
Ngin said he is not concerned with


anyone thinking Lightbourne is a sec-
ond choice behind Auxiliaire.
"Compare Michelle to all the can-
didates that slated with us," he said.
"I challenge the Alligator or anyone
to do that. It's obvious why she was
selected."
Lightbourne, who did not serve
in SG before last year, currently
serves as the president of the Benton
Engineering Council. She said that her
experience with student organizations
gives her a special understanding of
the treasurer's role.
Specifically, she said she would
like to give groups more time for the
budget proce-.s a.. well as better inform
them ot how the budgeting works.


SG: Legacy not at issue

ACCENT, from page 1

"As long as those individuals are qualified and.have
experience is what's most important," Goldberg said.
"I think what's important is to make sure SG organiza-
tions are responsible in the decisions that they make."
Every student has the same opportunities to be-
come involved in SG, he said, so it would be unfair to
discriminate against students who became involved
as freshmen due to "legacy" ties, he said.
"If someone comes earlier than somebody else for
a position and they're qualified, you can't fault that
person for being involved earlier," Goldberg said.
But experience, not connections, should decide

who receives an SG appointment, he said.
The bureau's more than $355,000 budget is paid for
by-every UF student.
"I would not look at affiliations," Goldberg said.
"The student body has my word that I would choose
the most qualified candidate."
Student Body Treasurer Dennis Ngin, also running
as the Impact Party presidential candidate, said he
also would not base his decision on "legacy"
"If the individual's qualified, that's what counts:"
Ngin and Student Body President Jamal Sowell
worked to make SG more inclusive, but it was a chal-
lenge, he said.
"I've worked hard to attend events and talk to stu-
dents about being involved," he said.
"It's the responsibility of the existing leaders to
encourage those who want to get involved."
Justin Lauer, treasurer candidate for the Voice
Party, said although he would not be able to make ap-
pointments, he would recommend changes to the new
Student Body president if elected. The Voice Party is
not running any candidates for Student Body presi-
dent or vice president..






FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 9


ON CAMPUS

UF bucks state accident trend


* DESPITE LOW NUMBERS,
STUDENTS MAY STILL BE
AT RISK, OFFICIALS SAID.

By ELIZABETH PRANN
Alligator Writer
eprann@alligator.org

Although pedestrian and
vehicle accidents across Florida
seemingly increased over the
past two years, University
Police reported a decrease in
these types of accidents.
"Our stats significantly de-
creased," said UPD spokesman
Joe Sharkey.
The agency reported eight
pedestrian crashes with injuries
in 2002, four in 2003 and four
again in 2004, according to a
report.
FHP spokesman Mike
Burroughs said Florida has seen
an overall increase in accidents
in the past two years.
He said Florida is vulner-


able to accidents due to warm
weather and beaches, shifts of
visitors and a surplus of college
campuses across the state.
Scott Fox of the UF
Department of Transportation
and Parking Services said his
office is always concerned
about maintaining the safest
environment for students.
He said crosswalks were
added and removed during his
seven-year stint at UF.
Fox was a member of a sub-
committee that met in October
2000. and created a list of six
conditions required to create a
crosswalk.
For instance, the crosswalk
must be illuminated, must be
visible within 200 feet in both
directions and cannot sit within
500 feet of another crosswalk.
The UF campus features
more than 200 crosswalks,
which could come as a surprise
to most students, Fox said.


The UF Web site states the
campus speed limit is 20 mph.
Both Sharkey and Fox recalled
the limit has been the same since
they began working at UF.
The Web site also states a
motorist must give the right of
way to pedestrian crossings at
designated crosswalks. Driving
on grass and paths or sidewalks
is prohibited.
Burroughs said near college
campuses there is occasionally
a trend of students who don't
cross at crosswalks, to which
he attributed a large number of
accidents.
He said it is not reasonable
for a trooper or police officer to
ticket these large groups.
However, he said he recom-
mends restricting right turns on
red lights, extending the time a
pedestrian is allowed to.cross at
crosswalks and building over-
head walkways around college
campuses.


Scientists improve


fresh water process


By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Writer
jrichards@alligator.org


Two UF researchers have de-
veloped a way to double the ef-
ficiency of the process of turning
salt water into fresh. After four
years of work and about $2 mil-
lion in funding, the technology is
being marketed commercially.
"We didn't
UF engage in this
Research for the money,
but there's po-
tential financial benefits for the
university if it becomes wide-
spread," said Professor James.
Klausner, who collaborated with
professor Renwei Mei.
Klausner said UF has a pat-
ent, and whoever uses the tech-
nology must pay royalties.


The technology uses waste
heat from power plants to heat
the water. Warm water has
higher kinetic energy than cold
water, so it diffuses faster.
The heated water is sent down
a column stacked with a polyeth-
ylene matrix that increases the
water's surface drea.
Air is pumped up through
the tower, and as it passes the
salt water, pure water molecules
diffuse into the air. The air passes
into a condenser, which extracts
fresh water from it.
Global Water Technologies
Inc. is working with Klausner
and Mei to mass-market the
technology.
George Kast, CEO of the
company, said, "You're taking a
waste stream and turning it into
a revenue stream."


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sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no
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0 1BR $460 2BR $530
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* Walk to UF! Pets Welcome!
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750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
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2BR $695/mo
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The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
4-20-60-2

-Haile Plantation Laurel Park. 3BR/2BA
Beautiful home. Quiet neighborhood. Great
running trails. $1200/mo Avail 3/1. Bruce
246-3&80 2-25-26-2

DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
eat-in kitchen, ceiling fans, $475/rent
305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate:com 2-18-20-2

*NOW PRE-LEASING*
1BR $699 2BR $839 3BR $999
$150 dep. Full Size-W/D,
Direct Campus Access,
Pool, Fitness Center!
Open M-F 8:30 5:30, Sat 11-4
Pebble Creek Apts 376-9607
4-20-59-2

DUCKPOND AREA Cute 3BR/1BA cent
H/AC, fireplace, W/D hk-up, DW, tile & wood
floors 731 NE 9th St $850/mo 316-1637 2-
25-20-2.

BIKE TO SHANDS & VET SCHOOL!
*Spacious studio, washer/dryer, Fenced
yard, lawn svc, $450/rent
3BR 2BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, lawn svc, $1000/rent
4BR 3BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, $1400/rent 3811 SW 20th
Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 2-18-5-2

BIKE TO UFI 3BR 2BA, carport,
Washer/dryer, porch, pets considered,
Avail now! $895/rent, 2222 SW 14th Street
Carl'Tirlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 2-18-5-2

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 2-18-5-2

AVAILAUG 1: 3bed/2bath house close
to bugline. Tile floors, pets ok, wash/dry,
fenced yard on quiet road. 4100 NW 14 PL
339-2342 for directions. $975/m 2-23-18-2
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l For Rent
unfurnished

1,2 & 3BR with GATED ENTRY
HUGE apts w/screened porches
FREE Alarm FREE Tanning
24-hour Gym Quiet NWArea
Move-in Specials 372-0400
4-20-71-2

Avail. Aug 1: 4bed/2bath house. Ceramic tile
floors, extra game room, fenced yard, pet ok,
wash/dry provided. 1330 NW 39th St. 339-
2342 for directions $1275/mo 2-23-15-2


GREAT FOR STUDENTS! 3BR/2BA house,
close to UF & Shands, on bus route, 1 car
garage, tile fir, fireplace, 1450 sq ft, Avail
now! $975/mo, sec dep. Call Casey to move
in 352-514-2936 2-25-17-2


l For Rent
unfurnished

DOWNTOWN 1BR IBA,
CH/AC, water included, $415/rent
411 Sw 2nd Street #3
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 2-18-5-2

SHORT TERM 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 2-18-5-2

2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM
1813 NW 2nd Ave.
1BR/1BA apt short or long term ok. $410
Call 335-4790 2-18-5-2

AVAILABLE NOW MILL RUN
2BR spacious apt. Pool, cent H/AC, DW,


Rent With Us Today, W/D hookups $500 335-4790 2-18-5-2
Buy With Us Tomorrow!
*8 BLOCKS TO UF*
Big 2BR/1BA, W/D hkups. Island kitchen.
Avail Now $500/mo 375-8256
4-20-43-2

Condo, House & Townhouse Rentals 1 BR/1 BA clean/spacious 750 sq ft apt. 5 min
www.BosshardtPM.com walk to UF/Shands. Pets negotiable. 2 units.
Ask About Our Lucrative Call 352.373-2324 2-22-7-2
Tenant Rewards Programl
2BR/2.5BA Townhouse $750/mo -Available for Summer, 2005
3BR/2BA Downtown $850/mo Brand New 3BR/2BA Home.
5BR/2BA Walk to UF $995/mo in professional community
Over 30+ Private Homes Available! w/common pool & picnic area
Call Today: 371-2118 Longleaf Village 7472 SW 84th Dr.
4-20-50-2 $1300/mo. Union Properties 352-373-7578


WALK TO UF!
Studio apt 8 blocks to campus. Wood floors/
large windows. $395/mo Call 352-284-9610
Avail @ immediately! 2-18-10-2

**AVAILABLE NOW*i
2BR/1BA HAILEHOUSE
2BR/1BA BRANDYWINE
Call 665-4106 Charlene 2-21-10-2

VILLAGE LOFTAPTS
1BR LOFT APTS 650 & 750 sq. ft. Starting
at $450/mo. Quiet, wooded setting. FREE
monitored alarm system. 6400 SW 20th Ave.
Call 332-0720 3-31-32-2


*3 BLKS TO UF*
2BR/1BA duplex, hardwood floors, W/D,
$535/mo. 375-8256.
4-20-47-2

DOWNTOWN avail immediately or spring.
Month to month ok. 2BR/1BA apt, newly
remodeled, quiet neighborhood, pets OK,
Close to Shands, UF & Library. $650-715/
mo, Call 262-1351 2-22-10-2

1 Block from UF!
1BR and 2BR-Apts Avail Now, Summer
or Fall, See our list at www.merrillmana
gement.net updated daily or call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494. 2-18-7-2

FEBRUARY FREE
Move in today... $150 Deposit
One bedrooms $449
Water included
Summer Place Apts
373-2818
4-20-44-2

GAINESVILLE'S FINEST LIVING
Luxury 3/3 & 4/4's from only $370/bdrm
includes extended cable, water/sewer, 24 hr
gym, Free Tanning
SPRING & SUMMER SPECIALS
Call the Landings at 336-3838
4-20-44-2

1*2*3 BR GINORMOUS
Affordable, Spacious living
Only 1 mile-to UF, RTS 13
HUGE BRs, Ceramic tile
Relax & Enjoy *377-7401*
4-20-44-2

****ANTIQUE APARTMENT****
2' Bed 1 Bath. in old house. Downtown.
Hardwood Floors, high ceilings, pets ar-
ranged, Avail now. $475/mo 1st, last, dep.
Call Greg 214-3291 2-25-11-2

*NW 39th Ave 2/2, patio, loft, new.wd ptn
fir, Ig, open, good area $580-61002/2, patio,
gate $510-5159SW, fancy 2BR near UF, Ig
kit, sc pch, fenced, $545-5600Share 2BR
$300-4500373-8310 2-18-6-2


Z-Z1-5-Z

AVAILABLE FOR FALL, 2005
Kensington North, on SW 20th Ave.
2BR2/5BA townhouse $800/,mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
2-21-5-2

Quiet & Clean! 2BR/1BA $525, quiet neigh-
borhood, 1000 sq ft, tile floors, spacious,
living/dining rooms, W/D hkups, pvt pation in
back yard, near UF. 1824 NW 10th St. 376-
0080 2-25-8-2

2BR/1BA Duplex in Duckpond Area: Cent
.H/AC, W/D hook-ups, wood floors,.605 NE
6th Ave. $550/mo, sec dep. Call 386-935-
3196 2-22-5-2

Very clean condo 2BR/2.5BA, 5 min to UF,
10 min to Shands, cent AC, DW, W/D, cable,
internet, pool, $800/mo 352-472-9778, 305-
299-3485, sbayer@bellsouth.net 2-23-5-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND NEIGHBORHOOD
Charming studio. Privacy over detached
garage. 1.8 mi from UF. $450+/mo. sec. dep.
Small pets. Avail now. 371-7149 2-25-7-2

CONVENIENT 2BR/1 BA HOUSE
Lg fenced area, pet PBA, $650/mo. 3131 NW
11th St. Newly decorated/renovated. Call
475-1586 or 213-2662 (cell) 2-23-5-2

CUTE 1BR w/STUDY, new kitchen, $495/
mo. 302 NW 19th Ave.
Call Greentree Realty 317-4392 3-9-10-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS
3BR/3 full baths. End unit. W/D. Pool & ten-
nis. $850/mo Call 407-578-2721 2-23-5-2

2/1.5 New tiles, carpet & paint. Furnishings
optional. Ready to move in ASAP. Around
$600/mo. Call 954-249-0528 2-24-5-2
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*SuSubleases-


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

SUMMER SUBLEASE
$350 for 1BR in a 2BR/2BA apt. Call 352-

318-5438 2-22-30-3

WALK TO CLASS! $250/mo
Now til Aug. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
included! 2-27-3-3

OXFORD MANOR 1BR/1BA, walk-in-closet,
private bath in 2BR/2BA furn, all util incl
$512/mo neg. 1st month free. Female.
Sublease until 7/05. 904-571-8337 3-10-
20-3


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1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA apt furn, liv' rm, kit,
laundry, W/D, pool, tanning, clubhouse, b-
ball, tennis. FEB FREE. $400/mo inclelec,
water, garbage, NO activity fees. 786-554-
9339 2-18-10-3

1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood. Close to Shands, UF,
& Library. $350/mo. Pets ok. Call 262-1351
2-22-10-3

FEB RENT FREE 1BR avail in 3BR/2BA
HOUSE close to campus, UF, Butler Plaza.
$350/mo. Includes everything: inet, cable, W/
D, huge yard. Call 352-682-9204 2-22-10-3

CAMPUS LODGE 2-3BRs. Vaulted ceiling.
Fully furn. Everything incl. $505/mo each.
Call 352-514-7773 3-17-20-3

THE EXCHANGE, Sublet available 3/1 thru
8/7 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA incl cable, enet,
utils ($35 towards elec) furn, LR, dining,
laundry, patio. Paying $504 Reduced to
$350/mo. Call 407-620-9022 2-18-5-3

1BR1BA in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse. Internet
incl, furniture incl, $395/mo + GRU.
Kensington South. May thru July. Contact
Natasa 407-701-0930 2-21-5-3

Colonial Village Sublease. 1BR/1BA single
w/vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet, screened-
in balcony, W/D. $675/mo: Avail until 8/05,
can renew. Call 917-687-6742 2-21-5-3

Comfortable 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA avail now
thru July. Fully fmrn, cable-& all utils incl.
Close to mall & campus. $440/mo. Call 262-
0187 2-21-5-3

Sublease thru July. 2/1 house w/hw firs, Ig
closets, H/A, ceiling fans, Ig fenced yd, pets
ok, near downtown. Keep $400 dep. $600/
mo rent. 507 SW 8th St. 337-2630 2-21-5-3,


1BR/1BA Cambridge Apts. by 34th St.
$600/mo includes everything: utils, alarm, 5
HBOs, ethernet, pool, jacuzzi, 24-hr gym &
computer lab. W/D. Nice & quiet. Avail May.
Call 352-870-0994 2-22-5-3

$300 TO MOVE IN!
1BR/1BA in 3/3 @ The Exchange! Furn,
kitchen, big pool, comp rm, rec rm, close to
campus, on bus rt. $508/md. Call 561-317-
4634 3-8-10-3

FEBRUARY FREE! 1 bedroom. Loft located
near Oaks Mall; Bus accessible; Washroom
on site. Security Required. Call 371-2858 for
more info 3-8-10-3

Sublease Now-July 31, 2005 Sunbay Apts
2BR/1BA $400/mo $200 deposit included.
Close to UF/On bus route 16. 352-256-7831
or 305-467-5255 3-8-10-3

1/2 OFF RENT NOW THRU JULY 31st on a
1 BR/1 BA in a 3BR/3BA at Hidden Lake Apts.
Rents for $420/monthly, will sacrifice .for
$210/monthly & move in free too! Call Angie
352-331-4400 or 352-213-8572 or email me
at angierobison79@yahoo.com 2-23-5-3

1BR in a 2/2.5. New townhouse $385/mo.
Avail March 1, will work around date if
needed. Call Jessica 367-4053 2-25-7-3

Huge room in adorable 2BR apt. 5 blocks
from campus. $425/mo. Call 407-625-8990.
Avail May Aug. 2-24-5-3

LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
Bid on a sublease @
www.subleaseauction.com 5-19-43-3

CUTE 2/1 APT FOR $450/MO
Located Beval Apts 2330 SW 35th PI. W/D
hkups, new carpet. Avail 2/27/05 7/31/05.
Ask about bonus 256-0501 2-24-5-3


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LIVE DOWNTOWN ARLINGTON SQUARE
1 BR/1 BA, Pool View, Pets OK!
$550 Per Month
Available now thru July 31st
Call 246-8227 2-24-5-3

MOVE IN NEXT WEEK! MARCH FREE
Awesome 1 BR/1 BA single, 3 blocks from UF.
Pets Welcome. Call 316-6741 2-24-5-3

1 BR/1 BA Only $325/mo. Near UF. Water incl
Email yueli@uflib.ufl.edu. Call 271-9104.
Mon-Fri 6-10pm. John. Move in March 1.
2-22-3-3

4BR/3BA, 2200 sq ft liv, dining & fam. Porch,
fenced, garage, wood floors. Near UF. 1301
NW 31st Dr. $1350/mo; $900/mo Feb-April
371-1998, 339-2379 2-25-6-3


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, pvt fence, 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

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

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 3-8-40-4

WALK TO SFCC
New 1700 sq ft 3BR/2BA home Rent $350/
400/mo by indiv BR. Avail 2/9. Call 283-6279
2-25-23-4

M/F, NS, needed to share 2BR/2.5BA
Southfork Oaks townhome. (near Target).
Unfurn master BR w/own BA avail. W/D, no
pets, prefer serious student or prof. $347/mo
+ 1/2 utils. Avail 3/5. No lease. Call Evan
335-9714. 2-18-8-4

Female student to join 2 females in nice
3BR house off NW 8th Ave, 3 mi from UF on
bus rt, tile/hardwodd, fenced yard, $275/mo
+ 1/3 GRU & HS internet- dig cable, 381-
5597 3-15-20-4


SRoommates Real Estate Real Estate


Walk to UF
1 BR open for. N/S in luxury house w/2 gradu-
ate students. $400/mo + 1/3 util, incl W/D.
Avail 2/9. Call 283-6279 2-25-13-4

2 share 2BR Downtown apt.-Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF, & Library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease ok.
Pets ok.Call 262-1351 2-22-10-4

Roommate wanted to share 2BR/1 BA in NW.
Very clean, quiet. Avail now. $375/mo. Please
call 352-214-3233 Iv. mssg. 2-23-10-4

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
2-25-11-4


Beautiful home in trees on quiet street near
UF. Quiet for study. Gourmet kitchen, fire-
place, hi-spd DSL internet, cable TV, W/D,
cent A/C, Ig yard, cats welcome. $350 + 50
utils. 352-271-8711 2-24-10-4

1 BR/1 BA in clean, spacious 2400 sq ft home.
10 min to UF & Shands. W/D, garage & stor-
age. Utils, cable, inet incl. $620/mo. Call 352-
373-2324 2-22-7-4


Female wants quiet female roommate. 2BR/
2BA in Treehouse Apts. W/D in unit. Bus ev-
ery 10 min. $290/mo and splilt bills. Please
leave a message 213-2458 2-18-4-4

ROOMMATE M/F share 2BR/2BA apartment.
Uptown Village. Master bedroom, great ame-
nities, perfect for grad/prof/student. $350/mo.
Call 514-1650 3-7-10-4

Roommate wanted in a 2BR/2BA apt w/22
yr old female $320/mo $150 sec dep + utils.
Call 377-0295 or 352-870-7670. Available
now. 2-22-5-4

IMMEDIATE ROOMMATE to rent 1BR in 3/2
house. New wood floors, new appliances, 4
mi from campus. $350/mo + 1/3 utils. Ryan
850-261-3571 2-25-7-4

GIRLS ONLY 2 rooms each w/pvt baths.
Cent AC, W/D, cable incl. Internet-ready.
$375/mo each. 1 MO FREE. Call 352472-
9778 2-23-5-4

Roommate needed. $200/mo + $200 refund-
able dep. + 1/2 util. Furnished 2BR/2BA.
Must be able to pass a background check.
352-335-6274 3-9-10-4

Walk to'UF 1939 NW 5th Ave. Private BA,
W/D, CHA, Diig cable, wireless internet, flex-
ible lease, 352-682-9342 2-23-5-4

Grad, uppperclassman, or prof to share
3BR/2BA house. Hickory Forest. 3 mi W of
1-75 on Archer Rd. Must be neat, clean & re-
sponsible. $430 or 425/mo + 1/2 utils. Short
or long term avail. 377-7152 2-24-5-4


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Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find

Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5

NEW COMPANY IN GAINESVILLE
looking to buy or lease houses in this area.
Any size, price or condition. Call Ed & Diane
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

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURCHASING
A HOUSE OR CONDO NEAR UF?
Plenty of properties are available.
Call Marc J. Nakleh at Campus Realty
352-235-1576 2-25-25-5

LIVE THE LUXURY OF
LOFTS OASIS!
Manhattan/S. Florida loft style condos.
Brand new, spacious floorplans, 2/2.5,
3/3.5, 1400 sq ft; 18 ft windows, exposed
ductwork, polished floors. On bus rt.
Close to campus/Archer Rd. Take advan-
tage of pre-construction prices. Call Matt
Price at Campus Realty Today, 281-3551
or visit www.loftsoasis.com 3-8-20-5

WANT ALL YOUR FRIENDS TO BE
JEALOUS OF YOU NEXT YEAR?
Own + live in a new luxury campus-
area condo. Over .10 new projects to
choose from at affordable prices. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call today
352-281-3551 Matt Price Campus-Realty
Group 3-8-20-5

TIRED OF RENTING?
Let me help you find a house or condo to call
your own. Call Brett Wherry at 352-412-8662
Century 21 Classic Properties 352-376-2433
x 20 2-18-11-5

Condo Countryside at UF. 4BR/4BA. Close
to UF, W/D, tiles kitchen, pool & gym. 3rd
floor. Quiet location. $176,000 Call 352-332-
3755 3-7-15-5

LEASE TO OWN
Upscale 3BR/3BA condo w/garage. All 1-
floor living. Center of downtown Gainesville.
Aprox 1900 sq.ft. $299,000. For more info
call 413-281-6272 3-17-15-5

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. WINTER
SEASON IS HERE! MUST SEE THE
BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS. Homes,
Cabins, Acreage & Investmentsr Cherokee
Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
cherokeemountainrealty.com Call for Free
Brochure (800)841-5868. 2-18-1-5

NEW LOG HOME SHELL-$99,900. Beautiful
log home shell nestled on private wooded lot
off Parkway north of Boone. Won't last! 1st
time offered. (800)455-1981, x119. 2-18-1-5

Golf View Home $249,900. Spectacular
new Carolina mountain home at 18 hole
course near Ashville, NC. Enjoy mild cli-
mate, great golf, low taxes, low cost of
living! Call toll-free (866)334+3253 x790
www.cherokeevalley.com. 2-18-1-5

LAKE VIEW BARGAIN $29,900. Free boat
slip! High elevation beautifully wooded par-
cel. Across from national forest on 35,000
acre recreational lake in TN. Paved roads, u/
g utils, central water, sewer, more. Excellent
financing. Call now (800)704-3154, ext. 608.
Sunset Bay, LLC. 2-18-1-5

Grand Opening! OCALAAREA 20+ ACRES
Only $259,900. Orig. $269,900 SAVE
$10,000 during Grand Opening! Gorgeous
mix of pines, oaks & meadows in spectacu-
lar country setting just west of Ocala. Ample
rd frontage w/ utils & miles of bridle paths.
Close to 1-75. Excellent low- rate financing.
Rare opp'ty. Sold 1st- come, 1st- served.
Call now (866)352-2249 x 342. 2-18-1-5


FORECLOSED GOV'T HOMES $0 or Low
down! Tax repos and bankruptcies! No Credit
O.K. $0 to low down. For listings (800)501-
1777 ext. 1299.> 2-18-1-5

Lake View Bargain! 2 Acres $19,900.
New waterfront community on one of larg-
est, cleanest, mountain lakes in America!
Hardwoods, views, common area w/ beach!
Country road, water, utilities. Low financing.
Lakefront available. Call (800)564-5092 x96.
2-18-1-5

ABSOLUTE REAL Estate Auction
Commercial Building, 6+/- acres on busy US
Hwy 331 atAL Hwy 10 intersection Luverne/
Rutledge South Central Alabama, March 1 -
10:00 a.m. (800)996-2877. gtauctions.com.
Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc. Jack F.
Granger #873. 2-18-1-5



alr Furnishings
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

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

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 $899Single sets $390King
sets $99OFrom estate sale: Safe pine
bunk bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6

Full size bed $50, twin bed $40, Ig dorm
fridge $40, color TV $35, Entertainment
center large real wood $140, port sewing
machine $45, sm desk $35, 21" lawnmower
$50 Call 335-5326 2-18-6-6

WASHER & DRYER
Kenmore. 1 yr old. Like new. Large capacity.
$200/each or $400/both. Will deliver. 328-
7273 2-18-5-6

DRYER $250/OBO
Whirlpool, super capacity, like new, commer-
cial quality, 5 cycles, 3 temps, large drop-lid
door. 407-461-7947, 407-384-8796 2-21-5-6

Lazyboy, beige $80 0 armoire $25 0 brown
wood desk $25 0 twin 'bed Pillowtop mat-
tress $40 radio $5 desk chair $2 *
Hewlett Packard 540 printer $10 2-23-5-6

Real wood DINING SET. Excellent condition.
Table, 6 chairs w/covers, buffet & hutch.
$700 Negotiable:
ALSO~ TRIPLE MIRROR. $100 Negotiable
495-2984 2-23-5-6


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+ EA+O.fr utrF QEek
We& Make& HOutas C&!a
8-23-170-7

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 #10 352-337-25007'4-20-
71-7

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7

LAPTOP REPAIR
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7

"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-20-71-7





Computer/Inlernet 352.219.2980
4-20-66-7

GATORNERD.COM
- computer/laptop repair
- networks, wireless, virus
Swe BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7

iGator
Friendly computer help. Fair and affordable.
Ring 24/7: 284-5562 2-21-5-7





DISCOUNT HI-FI
722 S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
4-20-71-8

$10! TV's, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES!
Police Seized! From $10! Info 800-749-
8128 ext M974. 3-7-20-8

FREE 4-ROOM DIRECT SYSTEM includes
standard installation. 2 MONTHS FREE HBO
& Cinemax! Access to over 225 channels!
Limited time offer, S&H. Restrictions Apply.
(866)500-4056. 2-18-1-8





In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9

15 SPD JAMIS BICYCLE FOR SALE
Excellent cond! Rear rack, speedometer,
headlight all incl. $140 OBO. Will trade for
beach cruiser in great condition. Call 941-
730-8766 Iv mssg. 2-23-5-9 --


For Sale .7


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10 "


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4, ALLIGATOR "'FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005


* For Sale


'ARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bar
supplies glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment Professional cooking utensils.
t.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
WVBEATY.COM 376-5939. 4-20-71-10

TRESS? OVERLOAD? NEED TO RELAX?
)R LOOKING FOR LOVE? Try Aphrodisia
-everage. 0 calories, 0 sugar w/relaxing aph-
r)diciac herbs. Students using it nationwide.
uy/sell it. www.aphrodisiabeverage.com or
ary333@yahoo.com 2-25-20-10

;ome see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtownn 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
4th'St: Get more bang for your $! New items
ally Mon Sat 378-3654 4-20-43-10

iARD SALE 2/19 & 2/20
8im ? 1944 SW 14th Terr. (Behind China
S iper Buffet on SW 13th St) household
it-'ms, books, toys, clothes, misc. 2-18-2-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
al Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
lailable Toll Free (888)393-0335. 2-18-
-10

AL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$l00/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
9995. (800)814-6323 BO2000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 2-18-1-10

POKING TO START YOUR OWN
BUSINESS? NOT SURE HOW TO GET
,TARTED? Start Up Power is the ultimate
a~ HOME business course to assist you in
coming an expert entrepreneur in JUST
)VER A MONTH! If you want to start your
wn business and need to save time and
loney, visit us at www.startuppower.com.
REE 20 minute evaluation. 2-18-1-10

M1 CASH COW! 90 Vending Machine Hd.
')u approve Loc's-$10,670 (800)836-3464
E 02428. 2-18-1-10

S \WMILLS -$2,695.00 -LumberMate-2000
, LumberLite-24. Norwood. Industries. also
rrdnufactures utility ATV attachments, log
a bidders, portable board edgers and forestry
et uipment. www.norwoodindustries.com
-f ee information: (800)578-1363 ext300N.
2 '8-1-10

A JARD WINNING TOILETING AIDS
V asNes and Dries User Without Assistance.
P More Wiping. From $189. View Products
a www.solutioncomfortseat.com. For More
Ii brmation Call 800)611-5515. 2-18-1-10

. ANT RV- SELLOFF- #1 Selling RV's-
R mining 2004 Models...Low Selloff
Pi ces- Florida's Motorhome- Towable
P sadquarters- Giant Recreation World.
M'!bourne- (800)700-1021. Daytona-
(1 30)893-2552. Orlando- (800)654-8475.
2-'8-1-10

S EEL BUILDINGS. Factory Deals *
S ,ve .$$$. 40x60' to 100x200'. Example:
' x100x12' -is $3.60/sq ft. (800)658-2885
w /w.rigidbuilding.com. 2-18-1-10

S -'el Arch Buildings! Genuine
S 3elMaster(trademark) Buildings, fac-
tc y direct at HUGE Savings! 20x24, 30x60,
35 (50. Perfect Garage/Workshop/Barn. Call
('00)341-7007. www.SteelMasterUSA.com.
7 18-1-10


m i Motorcycles. Mopeds)

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4 20-71-11

I vamp Cycles
E. -ctric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
I ice'from $450 with lyr'warranty
L 4 SW4th Ave. 373-8823
w iw.swampcycles.com 4-20-70-11

*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
P 'w location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
3t 2-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Be it prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
S-ads. All models & directions avail on web-
si .. 4-20-50-11

S999 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6
I ust sell.. $3300 OBO Tony 941-320-9522
2 21-7-11


l | Motorcycles. Mopeds] I


SCOOTER FOR $250
Needs some work-great investment
Priced to sell 386-212-7277 2-18-5-11

1989 YAMAHA FZR 600 '95 motor, Yosh
pipe, carbs rebuilt, flat black paint, 1 down,
5 up gearing, Shopi helmet textile jacket
incl. $2K NEG. Call Bryan 904-662-9896
2-22-5-11

2003 BUELL BLAST
500cc, 7960 mi, Fun ride. $2795. Call 352-
256-8527 2-25-8-11

2001 Red Honda Elite Scooter 1300 mi.
Runs perfect, found a streetbike so I'm sell-
ing. $900 OBO 305-798-5932 2-21-3-11


*Q Autos 3

*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or notli
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SelliTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-20-71-12

**FAST CASH PAID**
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
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-20-71-12

Best Cars Lowest Prices
www.39thaveimports.com
4-20-71-1212

GATORIDES 318-0813
93 Civic EX 2dr AT $3595
94 Accord LX 4dr $3995
94 Civic Del Sol 78k miles.................$4295
96 Accord 4dr AT $4695
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, Chevys, Toyotas, etc.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 3-7-
39-12

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

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
We finance anyone! $2000 discount off fi-
nance 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

GATORMAX USED CARS
Buy, Sell, Trade.
We Finance. 495-9500
gatormax.net
2-18-20-12

'88 Honda Accord $699
'86 Buick LeSabre $799
'88 Toyota Corolla $899
'90 Acura Legend $999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12

'90 Chevy Lumina Van $1499
'93 Chevy Blazer $1499
'90 Ford F-150 $2499
'93 Chrystler New Yorker $1999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12

1993 Toyota Celica Sports, 2D, auto, A/C,
95k. New front tires. Runs great. $3200/
OBO. Call 870-6406 2-18-3-12


Autos


89 NISSAN 240 SX. Excellent motor. Sun
roof. $2000 OBO. Call Heather for more info
264-1618 2-23-5-12

2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Daytona,
2DR, V-6 Supercharger, AT, leather, sunroof,
Bose, exc condition, $10,900 OBO 352-264-
0325 3-7-7-12

1998 HONDA CIVIC LX
4dr, auto, AC, 140k, excellent condition,
1 owner. $4800/OBO. Call 352-219-8962
2-23-4-12

96 HONDA CIVIC
2 door, 5 speed, V-tech, 93K miles, cold AC,
all power. $4500. Call 377-7152 2-24-5-12


Umi 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 Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
2-22-70-13


** I WILL BUY YOUR...-*-
Car, Truck, House or Furniture
"FOR FAST CASH"
Call Now! 352-538-1690


3-8-20-13


l Help Wanted


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

Animal Care'Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to 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

CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
.pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $200. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 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. University Ave 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


M 11 Help Wanted


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

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

Mortgage lender has sales positions avail
for college students seeking prof work exp.
$8-9/hr + bonus. No exp req'd, flex hrs. Apply
in person btwn 4-8pm Mon-Fri 1900 SW 34
St Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)4-20-
70-14

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. 2-28-38-14


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-
S tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14


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
4-20-63-14

DRIVERS NEEDED
gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave for info: 379-9600 2-18-25-14

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed.
Gatorfood.com is looking for responsible,
enthusiastic people. City geography knpwl-
edge, customer svc. exp helpful. Room for
advancement For more info: David 379-3663
2-18-25-14

CASH
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds..Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th Floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
4-20-63-14

MARY POPPINS: Where are you?
FT NANNY NEEDED 30-45 hrs/wk
4 jobs avail TODAY: Great $$$ for exp.
Noah's Ark Nanny: 352-3.76-5008 2-25-37-
14

PT/FT NANNIES NEEDED
Good $ for exp: grad stud. welcomed bkgd
ck: 12 REAL $$ jobs avail NOW
Noah's Ark Nanny 352-376-5008 2-25-27-14


i) I l Help Wanted


NANNIES MORNING SHIFT
Several positions availabel for
Part Time, good $$$$$ MNOW
Noah's Ark Nanny 352-376-5008 2-25-27-14

$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes FT/PT No
experience necessary. For more info call
386-462-9301 3-10-30-14

Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 5-19-63-14

SUMMER JOBS
* $2100
* Co-Ed Camp
* Seven Weeks
* Room and Board Included

GET PAID TO PLAY!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 6 July 23. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext.
250 or 352-669-9443 ext 250. 4-20-58-14

SECRETARY needed. Gatorfood.com is
looking for personable, responsible, enthu-
siastic, fun people. Customer service exp
helpful. For more info call David 379-3663
2-18-19-14

PART TIME WORK
30 Openings!
Great pay, flex scheds, sales/svc
All ages 18+, conditions apply
335-1422 Earnparttime.com
2-25-36-14

GET PAID for YOUR OPINIONS!
Earn $15-$125 and more per survey!
www.moneyforsurveys.com 2-21-20-14

Movie extras, actors, models! make $100-
$300/day. No exp req, FT/PT, all looks
needed! Call 1-800-340-5939 ext 1042 2-
18-15-14

HIRING KITCHEN STAFF. Apply between 2
& 4 Mon-Fri. Calico Jack's, 3501 SW 2nd Ave
Creekside Mall. 2-21-15-14

LEARN how you can EARN $100K + pe,
year P/T. Training Provided. 800-631-8230
3-21-30-14

FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS
Instruct 3rd thru 12th grade students from
any location; internet connection required;
send resume to jobs@brainfuse.com 2-24-
15-14

TACO BELL- Now hiring
Looking for bright, energetic workers for all
shifts! Flexible scheduling and good starting
pay. Apply today at 3408 SWArcher Road.
2-18-10-14

BUS. & MARKETING INTERNSHIPS
Get professional sales training /coaching
while helping other students. Incredible new
multimedia grade-improvement system.
Call 352-317-2835 NOW for interview!
2-18-9-14

GREAT PAY!
Fun work environment! Work around
classes. All majors welcome. Customer
sales/svc. Conditions Apply. CALL 335-
1422. www.workforstudents.com
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HOUSE DIRECTOR
Motivated, organized woman needed to fill
position of House Director for active UF
sorority. Please call 561-213-1818 to inquire.
3-7-14-14

Intern Architect and Project Architect- for
Jacksonville firm. Must be proficient in
AutoCadd. Full benefits; competitive salary.
Call Jan Smith or Tom McCrary at (904)724-
2216; email sma@smithmccrary.com 2-22-
10-14

02B Kids searching for energetic and
enthusiastic preschool, tap & dance team
teachers with experience for all 02B loca---
tions. FT/PT positions avail, apply at any
02B location. 3-9-15-14

$$CASH$$ For Spring Break
Turn your closet into cash. Plato's Closet
buys and sells gently used brand name
clothing & accessories. We pay CASH on the
spot! Plato's Closet 3333 SW 34th St. 374-
4402 2-25-12-14


Department of Housing and
Residence Education Security Staff
is currently hiring for Spring/Summer 2005.
Nighttime Security Assistant positions from
10 pm 6 am with starting pay $6.00 per
hour. You must be registered for classes
with at least 12 credit hours and'have a
minimum GPA of 2.0. For information and/or
application, come by-the Housing Office
Monday-Friday between the hours of
8:00 am 5:00 pm
2-25-12-14


FEDERALAQUISITION REGULATIONS
Looking for person with experience to help
get us on the GSA schedules and promote
our products to government agencies. Send
resume to hr@gleim.com www.gleim.com
3-10-16-14

The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
hiring PT positions, sales assoc Approx
18-24 hrs/wk M,W,F. Sandwich prep
workers.Approx 18-24 hrs.wk T,R,S. Apply in
person. 618 NW 60th St (Behind McDonald's
on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 2-18-6-14

Local A/G church needs WORSHIP
LEADER/KEYBOARDIST. Penticostal
background/contemporary songs. Paid po-
sition. Call Pastor Terry 352-472-5433/352-
373-8815 2-24-10-14

HIRING KITCHEN STAFF. Apply between 2
& 4 Mon Fri, Calico Jack's 3501 SW 2nd
Ave, Creekside Mall 2-21-15-14

FT toddler teacher wanted 8:30-5:30 M-F.
2-yr old teachers wanted 12:30-6:30 M-F, 2:
30-6:30 M-F, 7:30-4:30 M-F. Previous child-
care experience desired. 1049 Museum Rd
Kindercare. 2-24-10-14

Looking for enthusiastic, outgoing and detail-
oriented people for part-time position in busy
leasing-consulting office.
Fax resume to (352) 384-3982 2-18-6-14

MARKETING INDEPENDENT SALES
REPS needed to market VOIP. No exp
needed will train Call 352-505-4948 or 866-
311-8735 2-18-5-14


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SUMMER JOBS: Recreation Camp.
Counselors/summer recreation program
6/6/05 7/29/05 for children ages 5-15.
WSI/Lifeguard and Maintenance Aids (5/05
- 9/05). Exp desirable. City of Plantation
(West of Ft. Lauderdale) 400 NW 73 Ave.,
Plantation, FL 33317. Attn: Personnel or
email: jtanghow@plantation.org 2-18-5-14
DRUG$ = PROFIT
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN
$400 BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY
800-404-9747- ID#6535
www.globalpharmacygroup.com/6535
2-25-10-14

VALET PARKING
Full time & Part time people wanted. Must be
customer-oriented & dependable. Call Andy
1-888-463-1954 x 205 GOOD PAY!
2-18-5-14

PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person Windmeadows Apts. 2712
SW 34th St. DFWP 4-20-44-14

Homework Coach wanted busy family w/2
boys grades 6 & 8 need help w/completing
their homework & orgnaization. After school
Mon, Wed & Thurs, approx 2-3 hours each
day. Pay $8 hour Call 352-331-9775 Tony.
2-18-5-14

DELIVERY DRIVER NEEDED
Part time/full time. Must have reliable car.
Large vehicles preferred. For more info call
375-6122 ext 10 2-18-5-14
Web developer wanted. HTML, CSS,
motivated. 1 year minimum, portfolio a
must, graphic skills preferred. Contact
alallen@ufl.edu 4-20-42-14
Flash programmer wanted. Animation action
script, graphic experience, portfolio a must,
1 year minimum. Contact alallen@ufl.edu
4-20-42-14
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED. Temporary posi-
tion. Monday, Thursdays. $7/hr. Please call
Heather @ 379-7844 2-21-5-14


If you are looking for PART TIME WORK
during the daytime, in a professional office
environment; then call me. We are Infinite
Energy, Inc. Florida's 50th largest private
employer. We sell discount-priced natural
gas throughout Florida and Georgia and
need people that can use the phone ef-
fectively. Our clients save money so this
is enjoyable work. If you are a good com-
municater, aren't afraid of the telephone,
get along well with others, and need some
money (hourly wage + commission) then
call Bryan, at 367-4677 ext 3117. Also, send
your resume resumes@infinateenergy.c
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UF walk-ons


Berry, Tyler


get no love
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

It was the enigma of their fresh-
man season, the sad reality of their
situation.
When UF guard Matt Walsh col-
lapsed to the sour tune of a sprained
left ankle on Dec. 30, the Gators felt
his absence immediately. But for
two players on the team, the injury
gave them hope; something to look
forward to, something to do.
For freshman walk-ons Jack
Berry and Garrett Tyler, an op-
portunity finally approached their
doorstep.
"Basically whoever gets hurt or
whoever needs a break, I step in for
that person," Garrett said.
You see, Walsh's injury was the
only way Garrett was ever going
to get much playing time during
practice, no less.
Garrett and Jack either play on a
scout team when they simulate what
plays UF's opponent runs, or they
sit and watch from the sidelines. Or
they do it standing. They actually do
a good deal of both.
That's what happens when
there's 10 11 before Rashid
Al-Kaleem transferred hoops
scholarship players ahead of you.
That's what happens when you're
a walk-on.
"I don't think people.really un-
derstand:what it is to be a walk-on,"
Coach Billy Donovan said. "There's
a lot of things that they don't get a
chance to do."
Then let's understand.. How is
it that someone can sacrifice hours
every day, days every week and
months every year playing for a
team they don't actually play much
for?
For Jack, the decision wasn't too
difficult.
Choosing bench over court
He grew up as the son of Jack
and Charo Berry, both avid Gators
fans and major financial contribu-
tors to UF's basketball practice
facility. So Jack the younger Jack
tagged along and rooted for
the Gators growing up. As a high
school freshman and sophomore, he
played with UF freshman Taurean
Green at Westminster Academy.
Then he played at Dr. Phillips High
in Orlando. But despite the fact that
he was developing into a respect--
able shooter, Jack wasn't getting
much hype.
No, just Ivy League and Division


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY h1, 2dO5i ALLiGATOR, 17




HUNGRY SUBS


UF guards Garrett Tyler (left) and Jack Berry (right) share one of many moments as walk-ons on the


Gators bench. Their season inclu4
I hype with a dash of Division I
tease. Princeton wanted Jack, but
Ivy League schools can't offer ath-
letic scholarships. Davidson and
Rice also joined the fray, offering the
loaded temptation of starting at an
unknown program. Staying close to
*home and becoming part of a stand-
out program ultimately won out.
"You can't pass up the opportu-
nity to put on a Gators uniform and
play in this gym," Jack said.
Garrett concurs he just never
got a look as a freshman. In 2003, he
arrived to UF's campus as a Palm
Harbor High basketball standout.
But UF's stacked roster prevented
Garrett from walking on. So in-
stead, he balled at the Southwest
Recreational Center on campus. It
didn't take long before guard Lee
Humphrey a UF freshman at the
time noticed.
"When I first saw him, I was pret-
ty shocked at how well he jumped
and dunked," Lee said.
Lee would occasionally play
with Garrett at Southwest Rec.
During UF games, Garrett cheered
Lee on from the Rowdy Reptiles fan
section. Meanwhile, Gators assistant
Donnie Jones maintained a rapport
with Garrett. He told Garrett a spot
might eventually open for him to
walk-on. And before this season,
that's what happened.
So Garrett joined Jack, both play-
ers fulfilling a lifelong ambition by
joining the Gators.
But is it really so satisfying?
They're part of the team, of
course. Granted, they receive hoards
of free Nike Gators memorabilia as


des everything from subs to sitting.
well. But you can't grasp-what walk-
on really means unless you live that
life or witness it.
"Sometimes it's an exhausting
process for very little reward," se-
nior forward David Lee said.
Challenging lifestyle
UF's coaches expect Jack and
Garrett to stay in shape, though they
often can't run with the team. UF's
coaches drill the walk-ons with all of
the team's plays, despite the fact that
they don't have the option of execut-
ing them during games.
Then there's the celebrity factor,
or lack thereof.
"You can't pass up the
opportunity to put on a
Gators uniform and play in
this gym."
Jack Berry
UF freshman

Most students recognize senior
David Lee and his gangly 6-foot-
9 frame. No one misses Joakim
Noah's basket of black hair tied
down to the tarmac of his head.
But only a dedicated few notice the
other players. Even fewer recognize
Jack and Garrett. -
"There's been a couple of isolated
incidents when I'd introduce myself
at a party and someone wouldn't
know who I was," Garrett said.
Understandable enough, but
how about this scenario?
"[Students will] sit there and
complement David [Lee] on the
team and how great he's doing, and


then I'm a step behind them walking
and they don't notice," Jack said.
But don't feel too bad. Jack still
qualifies as the famous half of the
walk-on pair.
'Subway Jack' delivers
Toward the end of UF's exhibi-
tion home game against Eckerd,
Donovan subbed Jack in. The Gators
led 87-70, but with the clock hur-
dling toward triple zeros, Jack had
one open.look. He eyed the basket,
nestled his feet behind the 3-point
stripe and fired. Swish. Eat fresh.
When UF scores 90-plus-points
during home games, fans cart turn
in their ticket stubs for a free 6-inch
sub from Subway.
In UF's next home game against
Florida Atlantic, Jack nailed points
89 and 90 again, earning him a
"Subway. Jack!" chant. He became
dinner's hero.
"It was awesome," Jack said. "All
I remember was people screaming
my name and saying, 'Jack this,' and
'Jack that.'"
Even his father had fun with it.
-. "Yeah, I gave him a hard time
about that, but how else was I sup-
posed to do it?" the elder Jack Berry
said.
Garrett can't-boast about culinary
notoriety, but he does dominate
those other generic sports ping
pong and racquetball to be exact.
He represented UF in racquetball's
U.S. championships as an academic
freshman. Garrett also throws a 90
MPH fastball. For kicks, he can brag
about his mother Janet, who took
a parks and recreation class with
Magic Johnson at Michigan State.


But Garrett isn't shabby at basket-
ball either. He actually leads Jack in
the season's point log 9 to 4. -
For Garrett's father Gary, there
was no greater feeling than watch-
ing his son drain his first UF shot.
"It was a great life experience
and something that we will always
remember," Gary said.
Education over playing time
That was months ago. Now, with
the conference schedule nearing
completion, playing time becomes
an afterthought.
"At this point, I've already
started coming in to practice earlier
to get stronger and better and get
ready for next year," Garrett said.
Same with Jack, who can't bear
the thought of never playing more
often during games. At the very
least, Jack's working to earn a more
prominent role during team prac-
tices. If that never happens, he could
contemplate changing schools.
"Obviously I can't speak for the
future, but the biggest thing I am is a
competitor," Jack said. "So if some-
thing changesTn my mindset, there's
always a possibility [of transferring].
Right now I'm obviously not worry-
ing about it."
This isn't an unusual approach.
Just last season, walk-on Chris
Capko transferred to South Florida.
Donovan admits a walk-on's dream
of playing time usually doesn't
materialize, but he won't lead the
charge to squash it.
"If that's what they really want
to do, I want to see them work hard
and do that and I'll give them every
opportunity to do it," Donovan
said.
But the more time passes, w ik-
ons often realize it's better to rn::i
tain their role on the team. That's
when education kicks in. '
Players like Jack or Garrett, who
have virtually no shot at turning pro,
must focus on their studies. Because
a degree outlives every basketball
memory, a career is what they're
ultimately shooting for. And rather
than wing their college experience
with a major like sports manage-
ment or sociology, Jack and Garrett
have chosen finance and civil engi-
neering majors, respectively.
"School is the most important
thing," Gary said..
Perhaps it's better that way,
because some things never change.
After earning free subs against
Florida Atlantic, Jack decided to
take advantage of his own endeavor
and head over to Subway with a
ticket stub some fans gave him. The
free-sub offer kicked in at 2 p.m.,
but Jack decided to try his luck at 1.
Unfortunately, the sandwich artists
rejected his plea.
"I was like, 'C'mon, I'm Subway
Jack,"' Jack said. "And they're like,
'Who?' And I'm like, 'Nevermi,"'
Yes Jack, you're still a walk7on.


SHAF, from page 19


while the Wildcats are just getting started
on theirs Mississippi State, Auburn, at
Alabama, Tennessee and at UF.
If the Gators can stay focused and de-
feat the teams that they are "supposed"
to defeat, it could all come down to one


game the champs of the SEC East and that
all-important first-round bye in the SEC
Tournament.
And ever since that quasi-loss in
Lexington, I've truly believed, that the
Gators have set themselves up to knock off
the 'Cats when UK visits the O'Dome.
But, much like I'm sure Billy Donovan
is preaching to his team, I'll try not to look


too far ahead. One game at a time, one pos- and clearly I played a crucial role in the
session at a time, coach-speak 101, blah, lopsided victory. And while I'm tempted
blah, blah. to do the same today, I won't because this
Louisiana State can ball, arid the Tigers is a road game and thus a different circum-
are undefeated at home this season. This is stance.
clearly UF's toughest test until the season However, if the way UF performed dur-
finale. ing its most difficult stretch of the season is
Two weeks ago, I used this space to call any indication, you might want to put an
the team out prior to the Alabama game, extra circle around March 6.







18, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


Two wins up, Gators shoot for third against Vandy


By MICHAEL MAURINO
Alligator Writer
mmaurino@alligator.org


Once, their season seemed lost. They struggled on defense.
They shot under 40 percent. Even worse, they groomed a habit
of fading in the final minutes of winnable games.
But after losing five straight games, the UF women's bas-
ketball team notched two solid consecutive wins a new life
indeed. The Gators (14-10, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) will
lookto continue their winning ways Sunday in the O'Connell
Center versus No. 22 Vanderbilt.
Following their five losses, UF slipped into ninth place in
the Southeastern Conference. Now, the Gators are in sixth, only
two games out of fourth place and a first-round bye in the SEC


Tournament.
UF could use a big win over Vandy to secure NCAA
Tournament aspirations. In their first meeting on Jan. 30, UF
held an eight-point second-half lead only
to see the Commodores surge back to claim
an 84-73 win.
Coach Carolyn Peck said UF allowed too
many open shots, but is looking for much
better defense this time.
"They're a team that runs a lot of differ-
ent things," Peck said. "They have got a lot
Peck of different weapons and Iwe need] to really
study where our breakdowns were before."
In the very least, UF has improved. In their last two games,
the Gators have led for all but 28 seconds. UF is shooting 47
percent from the field and 37 percent from 3-point range.


Contrast that to 39 percent during the five-game losing streak.
Peck said the improvement can be linked to discipline and
transition points.
"Our [good] shooting had a lot to do, I think, with our ex-
ecution and shot selection," Peck said. "We also created some
offense off our defense, so it wasn't like we were just going out
and making shots."
One player who has been key to the recent wins is senior
Tashia Morehead. With the body of a forward but the range of a
guard, Morehead is averaging 11.5 points a game in SEC play.
Morehead said her coaches have challenged her to become a
bigger part of the offense, and she has responded.
"Coach Peck and Coach Jose [Mori], they came up to me
and said, 'you're doing OK but you can do better,'" Morehead
said. "The person I am, I take that [to] heart. So I'm going to
come in and do all I can."


UF keeps athlete lineups flexible against Arkansas


* THE GATORS ARE FORCED TO FILL
IN FOR TWO INJURED SENIORS.

By DAN TREAT
Alligator Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

Versatility is the name of the game for the
No. 4 UF gymnastics team.
With capable performers on every appara-
tus, the Gators have had the luxury of rotating
athletes from week to week ii order to evalu-
ate who will compete in the important meets
later in the season.
UF will continue to employ this strategy as
it travels to face No. 11 Arkansas tonight.


"That's definitely the plan as we go to
Arkansas and Kentucky," Coach Rhonda
Faehn said. "We want to be able to utilize dif-
ferent athletes in the lineups and see exactly
how they're going to score, and to rest some
of our athletes who have been doing a tremen-
dous amount this year."
One athlete involuntarily out of action is
Orley Szmuch, who will sit 2-4 weeks after
spraining her right ankle against Auburn.
"Feasibly, she could be back in the all-
around by [the UCLA meet]," Faehn said.
"Maybe not floor, but at least three of the
events, which is even-better news then I was
expecting."
Sophomore Chantelle Tousek, who took
over for Szmuch mid-competition last week,


"Here with the fans, it's a lot more
fun. I don't think it's any more dif-
ficult away from home. The experi-
ence just isn't as exhilarating."
Ashley Reed
UF freshman

may replace her on floor exercise. Freshmen
Tiffany Murry, who has struggled as of late,
and Nicola Willis may also fill the spot.
"There's always Tiffany, if she can figure
things out and get it back together and work
a little harder to get back into that lineup,"
Faehn said.


Sophomore Savannah Evans cemented her
uneven bars position with a solid 9.80 routine
last week and could make her all-around de-
but if she takes Szmuch's spot on beam.
"She very likely could be an all-arounder,
and I think that says a tremendous amount for
her work ethic in the gym," Faehn said. "She's
tireless, she comes in and trains so hard and
is always the last one done and never has any
complaints. And it's paying off for her."
In addition to tonight's trip, UF will take
to the skies to face both Utah and UCLA over
spring break, but it won't faze them.
"Here with the fans, it's a lot more fun,"
freshman Ashley Reed said. "I don't think it's
any more difficult away from home. The expe-
rience just isn't as exhilarating."


Donovan warns ofLSU's formidable frontcourt

IVI EN'S, from page 19


"I can tell you right now, Saturday
at 3 o'clock, they will not be blocking
Glen Davis' shots or Brandon Bass'
shots," Donovan said. "Both of those
guys can carry our entire frontline
through the basket."
Horford can personally attest to
Davis' strength. The two occasionally
faced off at an NBA summer camp to
develop high school prospects.
"He's a big guy. You've just got
to try to keep him off the block,"
Horford said. "He's so big, so strong
and quick. He's so physical."
While Donovan pointed out that
his team has already seen some phys-
ical frontcourts this season against
Mississippi State and Kentucky, he
said this could be UF's toughest.
Donovan stressed that the Gators
must remain aware of the two-head-
ed LSU frontcourt attack to avoid be-
ing spurned like they were at MSU.
With the Gators concentrated
on containing Lawrence Roberts, 7-
foot senior center Marcus Campbell
burned UF with 13 points and 11
rebounds at the Hump.
In the loss, Horford and sopho-
more forward Chris Richard fell into
early foul trouble, leaving the Gators'
bench short-handed. And again
against Kentucky, Horford, Richard
and freshman Joakim Noah experi-
enced foul trouble.
Donovan said the return of senior
Adrian Moss will provide the Gators
with experience and another body
to .dodge foul trouble. Horford, too,
welcomed Moss' return.
"It's important because we need
a lot of bodies, especially against a
team like LSU," Horford said. '


SEC record for Burckle

LOCHTE, from page 1

tling us all the way through," Lochte said. "I think we have a
good shot at winning. We're going lights out; we're swimming
awesome right now. Everyone is having a great meet; it's going
to be close. It's just a matter of who wants it more."
UF's confidence seems to be soaring:and the Gators hope to
get stronger as the meet continues.
"The way we're winning the relays by dosing in on the last
ten meters is a moral boost for the whole team," Townsend
said. "We benefit from each other's performance. We get such
an adrenaline rush just standing there listening to [the fans]. It's
just brilliant."
There was more to Thursday's celebration scene than
Lochte-and the relay. Freshman Caroline Burckle had her own
standout moment. In only her second-ever event in the SEC
Championships, Burckle not only won the 500 freestyle, but'
she broke the SEC record.
In the last lap of the race, Burckle pulled in front of Georgia's
Amanda Weir and Auburn's Emily Kukors, stealing a victory
and a pool record.
"I wanted to do the best I could, and whatever happened
would happen," Burckle said. "The whole atmosphere is real
exciting and it is a lot of fun to be in."
Although Burckle ended the race on a high note for the
Gators, it was still the upperclassmen that set the pace at the
relay's start. These were the same swimmers who have spent
four years at UF, anticipating a day when they might beat the
likes of Auburn.
"I've been waiting four years to beat those girls in a relay,"
senior Maureen Farrell said. "These girls made my dreams
come true. It just carries on from last night's relay win."
When asked about that specific relay, Coach Gregg Troy
said he believes that UF's confidence is on the rise, adding per-
formances have been strong considering some of the Gators'
youth.
"They know they can race with those people," Troy said.
"Caroline Burckle can race with anyone, all those girls were
good. [The freshmen] have been real good."
Both the men and women are currently in second place.


i Nick West/ Alligator Staff
UF forward Corey Brewer and his fellow freshmen defied the fresh-
man-wall theory Wednesday when they dissected Mississippi.













Sports
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorsports.org


Rival UM arrives


By FARZAD SAFI
Alligator Writer
fsafi@alligator.org

This weekend's matchup
against Miami will surely bring
out the best and the worst in the
Gators.
The game already has all the
fixings of a good rivalry show-
down: pre-game trash talk off
the record, supremely confident
players on both teams and anxi-
ety from freshmen who will get
their first taste of the intense
series.
No. 15 UF (3-1) will have
even more to play for against
undefeated No. 2 Miami, as the
Hurricanes have had the satis-
faction of being UF's last stop in
the postseason the previous three
seasons. In 2004, the Gators fell to
Miami in the Coral Gables Super
Regional.
The Gators will be facing a
team with plenty of tradition.
Under Coach Jim Morris, Miami
has reached the College World
Series nine times in the past 11
seasons.
"Miami is a team that we are
definitely not fond of,". junior
Justin Tordi said. "I know some
guys say we're preparing for this
like it's any other game, but this
weekend will be different. It's
a whole different environment
- bigger crowd and more ten-
sion."
Several Gators players will
see people they grew up with


and have known a long time in
orange and green.
"I know Dan Touchet and
Eddy Rodriguez," sophomore
Brian Jeroloman said. "They are
really great people."
Tordi went on to explain just
how strange the relationship be-
tween friends on the two squads
can be.
"Miami is a team that we
are definitely not fond of."
Justin Tordi
UFjunior

"We're really good friends off
the field and I vacationed with
one of their guys," he said. "But
whatever happens in-between
the lines happens. That is where
we are enemies."
Miami will probably be the
favored team to win, but sopho-
more outfielder Brian Leclerc
was hardly phased at all by the
powerhouse team about to pay
Gainesville a visit.
-"I have a really good feeling
about what will go down this
Friday, Saturday and Sunday,"
he said. "This is obviously differ-
ent than most games we play. We
know this series will determine
who the best team in the state
is."
Both squads feature talented
hitters even after the Gators lost
key hitters Ben Harrison and C.J.
Smith, and the consensus seems
SEE BASE, PAGE 18


Matt Marriott Alligator Scarf
UF shortstop Justin Tordi gets a home swipe at Miami this weekend
after falling to the Hurricanes for two consecutive postseasons.


By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org

As Corey Brewer's ESPN highlights mounted,
as Al Horford grabbed rebounds with the author-
ity of a fifth-year senior, as the Gators became
more reliant on the contributions of a freshman
foursome, a serious'question emerged.
When would these baby Gators hit the fresh-
man wall that dreadful barrier to physical en-
durance looming toward season's end for most
first-year players?
Standing in the lobby of UF's practice facility on
Thursday, Horford didn't recall hitting the barrier.
"What wall?" Horford asked. "I don't know.
We feel great."


If Horford ever did come across such a barrier,
he likely knocked it down in the same fashion as he
did so many shots during the Gators' Wednesday-
night win against Mississippi.
By the end of the Gators'
Rebel rout, Horford had
blocked a team-high seven
shots, the Gators' second-best
single-game total all-time.
While Coach Billy Donovan
said he is happy with the
Horford freshman's accomplishment, he
is skeptical of a repeat when the
Gators (16-6, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) play at
Louisiana State (14-8, 7-4 SEC) Saturday.
"It all looks good on a stat sheet," Donovan
said. "But you know what? Al Horford isn't block-


ing seven shots against Kentucky. He didn't block
.them against Alabama. And I don't think he'll
block them against LSU."
That's because the Gators will be attempting
to snap a two-game losing streak to LSU against a
duo of tough, towering Tigers.
LSU forward Brandon Bass has returned from
an SEC Freshman of the Year season to lead the
team with a SEC fifth-best 17.1 points per game,
third-best 8.7 rebounds per game and fourth-best
39 blocked shots.
Joining Bass, 6-foot-9, 310-pound freshman
Glen Davis has made a case for SEC Player of the
Year honors with 14.4 points and 10.4 rebounds per
game in league play.
SEE MEN'S, PAGE 20


Chance at


champs

I'm always on the loctout
for signs of the apocalypse.
And while I've been
wrong in the past (see: Julia
Roberts and Lyle Lovett), I'm
pretty sure I've got it this time.
If you're reading good old
Shaf, that means it's Friday.
And oth-
er than
meaning
all I want
to do is
dance
Brian Shaffer dance,
dance ce,
Shaf At Home dance,
it also
bshaffer@alligator.org
means it's
time for
the third or fourth Gators bas-
ketball column of the week.
What's that you say? We've
gone four whole days without
a single mention of Billy's boys
in this spot?
Oh, now I knowt the end
is near. Girvballs, grab your
prayer purse.
You've beEri treated to a
too.'tball column and thrd e
(count emi. thrte) ba3.elball
c..-llumnns this u eek And..;ig-
:ng b\ the bloodshot eye- .and
ncrt ou t. itching Im sure,
you re in dire need !or .fi t\ o.
your hoops kick
Well, allow, me to offer up
some meat to tide you over
-until Saturday's tip-off.
Some of you must have
seen it, but I'm sure it could've
been missed. On national TV,
the mighty Kentucky Wildcats
traveled to Columbia, S.C. to
take on- the Gamecocks (then
5-5) and proceeded to drop
trou and lay a mighty dump at
midcourt.
It was Kentucky's first
conference loss in more than
a year, a span df 19 games. But
what does that mean to the
Gators?
Well, it might only be one
loss, but it has given the Gators
hope.
See, UF (8-3 Southeastern
Conference) is. exiting the most
difficult part of its schedule,
SEESHAF, PAG 17


N The UF men's tennis team
advanced to the quarterfinals of
the USTA / ITA National Team
Indoor Championships, defeat-
ing Harvard 4-0.


E Stay tuned Monday for complete
SEC Championships swimming
coverage. Also be sure to read
about UF's baseball showdown
with Miami this weekend.


* 2004: UF forward Christian Drejer officially
bolts for sunny Barcelona, Spain, leaving the
Gators basketball team in disarray. Drejer is
averaging a robust 4.3 points per game with
Barcelona this season.


U Log on to alligatorSports.org for a com-
plete position-by-position breakdown for
this weekend's men's basketball game
against LSU. Also, be sure to check ouithe
site on Saturday for updated coverage.


BASKETBALL

'Wall' not a problem for Gators freshmen


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20, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005


Vegas tourney odds could favor UF this weekend


* SOFTBALL FACES TOUGH CALIFOR-
NIA TEAM AFTER FIRST LOSS.

k By WILLIS JACOBSON.
Alligator Writer

After sprinting out to the best start in
school history, the No. 14 Gators (11-1) will try
to stay hot this weekend when they play in the
heat of the Nevada desert.
Coming off their first loss of the season, the
Gatc, will try to rebound in this weekend's
UNLV Tournament in Las Vegas. UF faces
No. 2 California (1-0) and UNLV (5-4) today,
and battles Iowa State and Michigan State on


Saturday. The Gators conclude the tournament
Sunday against Southern Illinois (2-1).
Unlike the millions of tourists who visit the
city each year, the Gators realize that they will
need more than luck to succeed in Sin City,
particularly against the Golden Bears.
"Cal has probably the most speed and
power of any team we've played so far this
year ... and they have two really strong pitch-
ers that show different looks,", Coach Karen
Johns said.
"They probably pi L-c t the \. hole packaei-
as far as us having t.:, be read
The Golden Bears endured five rainouts
last weekend. That lack of game experience is
something that Johns hopes favors the Gators.


"We hope it affects them more 'than it af-
fects us, and I'm sure that it will to a degree,
because they just haven't
been able to get out there
and do some things that
they probably wanted to
do," Johns said.
UF co-captain Mandy
Schuerman, a leader on
the mound and at the plate
this season, said the Gator-
Johns should be rule a.i ong asc
they approach each gam-e iah an identical
mentality.
"Every opponent we've played so far has
been pretty tough, so to go against another


top-ranked team, I don't think we have any-
thing to lose. And that's how we're going to go
out and play," Schuerman said.
The Gators climbed to No. 14 in this week's
ESPN.com/USA Softball poll. California is
ranked second.
Despite traveling to a city full of distrac-
tions, Johns insists that this road trip will be
business as usual.
"It's pretty limited in Vegas with the NCAA
rules and the gambling situation, so there's not
a whole lot to do. ... This trip will be strictly
softball," Johns said.
"Besides," she added, "I'm too much of a
cheapskate to get caught up in any of that stuff
anyway." ,


MEN'S GOLF

Struggling Every aims high


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Writer

Matt Every didn't feel right at
home, but we'll soon see how he
fares on the road.
Overshadowed by the team's
eight-stroke victory in the season-
opening Gator Invitational, Every
played below his standards, UF
men's golf coach Buddy Alexander
said.
"He didn't play particularly
well in the Gator and that was
surprising," Alexander said. "We
expect and need for him to be pro-
ductive. But we're going to have
to go with Matt [in every tourna-
ment]. He's our best player."
Every struggled at University
Golf Course, shooting a 12-over-
par 222 for the tournament, the
highest three-day total recorded
by a qualifying UF golfer.
A tie for 34th was the worst.
finish for the junior in five events
this season and his highest score in
relation to par by five shots.
With a two-week layoff be-


tween events, Every took the time
to make some adjustments, espe-
cially with his short game.
"He changed his putter,
tweaked his alignment a little bit,"
Alexander said. "Changing the
putter could be dramatic, but other
than that he didn't do too much."
"We're going to have to win
away from home and this
is a good place to start."
Buddy Alexander
UF men's golf coach

Every puts.his practice into play
starting Sunday at the Mercedes-
Benz Collegiate in Ponte Vedra
Beach, where he finished tied for
33rd in 2004.
The University of North
Florida hosts the event played.
at Sawgrass Country Club, just
walking distance from the famed
Stadium Course played during
the PGA Tour's THE PLAYERS
Championship.
"We're going to have to win


-away from home and this is a good
place to start. Ale\ander said.
UF, No. 21 in the Golfweek/
Sagarin rankings, faces stiff com-
petition from No. 10 Duke, No. 12
UCLA and No. 14 Augusta State in
the field of 17 teams.
"It's a decent field, simi-
Jar in strength to the Gator
[Invitational]," Alexander said.
"We don't have that [home] advan-
tage, which can be significant."
UF may not be playing in
Gainesville, but Alexander is hop-
ing that the rotation of Every, Brett
Stegmaier, James Vargas, Richard
Treis and Ryan Cochran will carry
over its success from the Gator
Invitational.
"It's ba kicall' like the basketball
'team," Alexander said.
"You've got [Matt] Walsh,
[David] Lee and [Anthony]
Roberson. The key is those three
guys. With us, you've got Every,
Vargas, Treis and Stegmaier. Those
are the guys that have the potential
to win golf tournaments and you
look for to get in the top 10."


Pitching vital to win

BASE. frorn page 19

to be that pitching will decide it.
The Hurricanes will go with junior right-hander Cesar
Carrillo, who is 14-0 in his career and able to dominate a
complete nine innings.
"Cesar is a really talented guy," senior right-hander
Tommy Boss said. "Not very many guys throw the ball
harder than he does."
UF is on a hitting hot streak as of late, however, and
should provide a challenge.
The Gators ha; :averaged just under 12 runs a game
since dropping their home opener.
\e know they can hit and we know we can hit," Boss
said l' o it will come down to who pitches the best."
InterI'stingl. Coach Pat McMahon recognizes this is a
rivalr but sees it in a completely different light.
I think this rivalry is a combination of many things,"
McMahon said. "We each have a long tradition of success,
the players know each other and it's in-state.
"I don't think a rivalry should be seen negatively at all.
You treat your rival with respect and that is what makes
these games special."


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