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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 121
Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
Bill aims to control 'leftist' professors
* THE LAW COULD LET STUDENTS
SUE FOR UNTOLERATED BELIEFS.
By JAMES VANLANDINGHAM
Alligator Staff Writer
TALLAHASSEE Republicans on the
House Choice and Innovation Committee
voted along party lines Tuesday to pass a bill
that aims to stamp out "leftist totalitarianism"
by "dictator professors" in the classrooms of
.The Academic Freedom Bill of Rights, spon-
sored by Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, passed
8-to-2 despite strenuous objections from the
only two Democrats'on the committee.
The bill has two more committees to pass
before it can be considered by the full House.
While promoting the bill Tuesday, Baxley
said a university education should be more
than "one biased view by the professor, who
as a dictator controls the classroom," as part of
"a misuse of their platform to indoctrinate the
next generation with their own views."
The bill sets a statewide standard that
students cannot be punished for professing
beliefs with which their professors disagree.
Professors would also be advised to teach
alternative "serious academic theories" that
may disagree with their personal views.
According to a legislative staff analysis
of the bill, the law would give students who
think their beliefs are not being respected legal
standing to sue professors and universities.
SStudents who .believe their professor is
singling them out for "public ridicule" for
instance, when professors use the Socratic
method to force students to explain their theo-
ries in class would also be given the right to
SEE FREEDOM, PAGE 10
Students vote again
for future leadership
SBy BRIDGET CAREY
and NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Staff Writers
Today is the last day to vote
for the Student Government run-
off election that will decide who
wins control over more than $11
million in student funds, and so
-. far approximately 8 percent of
the student body has voted.
Approximately 4,013 students
voted Tuesday, SG Supervisor of
Elections Ali Blye said. At mid-
night, she will announce whether
the Gator Party or Impact Party
won the Student Body executive
Compared to the first voting
day last week, 253 less voters
Tricia Coyne/ Alligator Staff showed up to the polls Tuesday.
As students patiently wait their turn, sophomore Phil Bean signs the necessary forms before receiving a In round two of the election,
ballot to cast his vote in the Student Government runoff election.
again because neither Gator nor
Impact were able to wrestle away
more than 50 percent of the vote,
thanks to the Progress and Voice
Gator came the closest to
breaking the 50 percent barrier,
winning 48.89 percent of the total
votes for the president and vice
president race. Impact received
29.94 percent in the same field.
Rain and blustery weather were
factors in last week's general elec-
tion with a two-day total turnout
of 9,150 voters. Weather was better
Tuesday, which is one of the reasons
first-year UF student Mike Pensky
took a few minutes to cast his vote.
"I figured I might as well have
my voice heard," Pensky said,
adding that he saw today's elec-
SEE SG, PAGE 10
Costs of decals, housing, Gator 1 cards to increase
Higher prices will go toward facility maintenance
By STEPHANIE GARRY and EMILY YEHLE student on the board, voted against housing increases but in
Alligator Staff Writers favor of the other hikes.
UF students will have to pay the university more next year
for some of their basic services, after UF's highest governing
board approved increases in Gator 1 Card, housing and park-
The Board of Trustees. overwhelmingly approved the hikes
Tuesday. But Student Body President Jamal Sowell, the only
Gator 1 makeover
Instead of paying $10 for a new or replacement Gator 1
identification card, students will have to pay $15.
The increase will help pay for new equipment that will cre-
ate a better card, said David Looney, manager of UF ID Card
The cards have stayed the same price for at least 10 years, he
said. They also are cheaper than at any other Florida university,
said Jim Morgan, director of UF Business Services.
Currently, the hologram on the right-hand corer is created
using.a foil-like piece inserted between the card arid the outer
plastic layer, causing the protective layer to peel.
"I think there's no question that the quality of card we've
been issuing has been causing problems," Looney said.
The new ID would have a hologram similar to those used
SEE TRUSTEES, PAGE 10
gave up three
runs in 2.1
UF's 17-6 win
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"Josh Molina is going to be a
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said. "He is one exciting, inter-
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CITY ELECTION PROFILES
Lawyer says 'Make art, not war'
Gabe Kaimowitz, a nationally recognized civil rights lawyer, is
running for the Gainesville City Commission At-Large seat.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of four
articles taking a closer look at candidates for the
Gainesville City Commission At-Large seat.
By BRIAN HAGEN
Gabe Kaimowitz promises to be unforgettable.
At his insistence, the At-Large candidate will use no lawn
posters and no last name.
On the ballot, he will be listed only by his first name,
Gabriel, and would prefer to be addressed only as such.
He has said publicly that UF President Bemie Machen has
no interest in Gainesville, and that he lost hope for Mayor
"It's like a little broken love affair between us," he said.
Kaimowitz said he has a domestic partner who has no part
in his campaign and "probably would vote against [him]."
His campaigning has been limited to radio and newspa-
per ads, public forums and his Web page situated on the
local elections site www.freeforallcandidates.com which
had accumulated 474 hits as of Tuesday.
But his is a campaign championing art and humor, he said,
invoking the spirit of his favorite movie, "Life is Beautiful."
"That's the point Holocaust humor," he said. "When
things are so bad, what are you going to do but laugh?"
After visiting his "campaign office" Mail Boxes Etc. -
in a houndstooth sports coat with frayed edges, Kaimowitz
explained his campaign concepts on the dandelion-covered
banks of Hogtown Creek.
Laughter and outrageousness are his strategy for appeal-
ing to voters, he said.
"I am in favor of Affordable Humor and Workfare for
the Humorless, many of whom idle away in semiretire-
ment in gated communities or on secret golf courses," wrote
Kaimowitz on his Web site.
In the past, his theatrics included revealing a cartoon
poster of a naked man with an American flag in his rectum in
a City Commission meeting.
Gainesville can expect more drama if he wins, he said.
"Absolutely," he said. "It's all performance.
Commissioners have no meaningful power."
Kaimowitz's campaign behavior often distracts vot-
ers from his illustrious career as a civil rights lawyer.
Several of his cases gained national attention. In 1973, he sued
on behalf of patients slated for lobotomy, setting a precedent
hindering attempts to control minds through surgery.
In 1977, Kaimowitz was the first to legally establish "black
English" as a separate dialect. His victory in the case required
teachers to take classes teaching them not to discriminate
"My whole campaign is targeted at students.
If they were to hear the issues, they would
vote overwhelmingly for me."
At-Large candidate for the Gainesville City Commission
against students who spoke it.
His recent stances on race have been equally controversial.
Kaimowitz has mentioned that misspelling on banners ad-
vertising Martin Luther King Day events used black English.
He said the banner mistake would keep UF from growing
into a great university.
Because Student Government's proposed adjunct com-
missioner would not have voting rights, the city's "separate
but equal" treatment of students would continue, he said.
"My whole campaign is targeted at students," he added.
"If they were to hear the issues, they would vote overwhelm-
ingly for me."
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4, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
'Basketball Diaries' author speaks
Poems, prose performed at Reitz
By LINDSAY TAULBEE
The mood in the Reitz Union
Auditorium on Tuesday night shift-
ed from light to somber and back
again as "The Basketball Diaries"
author Jim Carroll read several of
his works to a mostly student audi-
ence of about 100.
Clad all in black, the poet, au-
thor, singer and former heroin ad-
Jim Carroll, author of "The Basketball Diaries," reads excerpts of his
works Tuesday night at the Reitz Union Auditorium.
dict drew laughs as he read about
the worst job he ever had, a fat bat
that flew into his bedroom and a
performance art piece that involved
killing a cockroach.
"I'm guilty of going for the yuks
with the prose pieces," he said.
Carroll is best known for
"Diaries," which was made into a
movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio
Reading from one essay entitled
"A Day at the Races," Carroll de-
picted a time he and his girlfriend
found they had contracted genital
"I felt hygiene deficient," he
Cleaning themselves of the para-
sites, he said his girlfriend saved
a few of them in the jar and then
"God, what a woman," he read,
"who can turn an ailment into a vi-
Carroll's performance also
featured the poem "Facts," which
included some statements that were
"Others are facts that I made
up," he said.
For example, the poem he read
described the static electricity that
can be generated by dragging a
large cat for 16 hours across a shag
Danielle Truscio, a UF history
student, attended the event with
"I really enjoyed the prose,
personally. Very intriguing. Very
She added she felt as though
Carroll interacted with those in at-
"I liked how personal he was
with the audience," she said..
The Reitz Union Board's RUB
Week sponsored the event.
Mayor talks to
By IVETTE MENDEZ
Contrary to what vying Student Government par-
ties Gator and Impact may lead students to believe, SG
cannot change local ordinances without city approval.
Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan spoke at
Tuesday night's Student Senate meeting to inform
students about the importance of their involvement in
The final say in issues such as bar and club closing
times and roam towing rates do not come from UF's
Student Government, or its administration for that
matter, she said.
Those decisions lie in the hands of Gainesville's
seven City Commissioners, three of whom are up for
re-election March 29.
.,. ; "It certainly does affect you while
you are here," Hanrahan said.
Last year, the mayoral election
that eventually put Hanrahan in
office took place during UF's Spring
Break. Students and faculty are a big
constituency, making up about half
of Gainesville's population.
Hanrahan "In Gainesville, you have to
get 50 percent plus one to win,"
Hanrahan said. "I had to go to a runoff because it was
Spring Break time."
One difficult part of being mayor, she said, is that
she cannot say whom she supports in the upcoming
election. Her position makes Hanrahan a member on
the city's Canvassing Board, which tallies ballots.
"I'm not taking a position this election," Hanrahan
It's tough because whoever gets into office has a
huge impact, she said.
To show students whether they are eligible to vote
in the District 2 or 3 race the At-Large seat can be
voted on by any resident: of Gainesville Hanrahan
brought a city map with the electoral districts delin-
"I am in District 4, which is not up for re-election at
this time," Hanrahan said, dodging the question of her
vote for this election.
She said she wants students to take part in making
UF a better school, to make UF a Top 10 public research
university so degrees earned here would be worth
more in the job market, Hanrahan said.
"Both Gainesville and the university have that
goal," she said.
The mayor ended by emphasizing the changes stu-
dents can make in government.
Commission hopefuls weigh in on Gainesville safety issues
By ELIZABETH PRANN
The nine candidates vying for three City Commission seats
took on the city-wide issue of public safety at Tuesday night's
forum at the United Christ Church of Gainesville.
The issue was focused to the four open-forum participants
in the race for the Gainesville-wide elected At-Large City
Commission seat incumbent Rick Bryant and candidates
Diyonne McGraw, a realtor, carpenter Rob Brinkman and at-
torney Gabe Kaimowitz.
In an interview prior to the forum, Kaimowitz said.his big-
gest concern was the tumultuous relationship between local
police and the black community.
He referred to an incident that occurred about a year ago
when officers disrupted a downtown arts festival, confiscat-
ing videotapes and other materials from about 11 merchants.
Allegations of racial discrimination stemmed from the inci-
"Relations are tense despite what you hear," he said, adding
that neither the black community nor law enforcement is ap-
proaching the issue properly.
Another improvement he would like to see is a certain
amount of money set aside for more personnel and-increases
"It comes down to the ability to mediate or negotiate," he
In addition, Kaimowitz said-he would like to see more di-
versity, with at least one black female firefighter working for
the city again, adding that though there used to be one, she is
no longer with the force.
"Relations are tense despite what you hear."
At-Large City Commission candidate
Lastly, Kaimowitz said at the forum that although he is
70-years-old, he has never seen a community in which the
leading spokesperson is a police officer, noting that the situa-
tion leaves room for distortion and crass conclusions without
On the other hand, candidate Rob Brinkman, whose plat-
form priority is a healthy community for children, proposed
prevention as the solution to Gainesville's public safety is-
He said there are 2,400 inmates released annually from
the prison located in Starke, about 30 minutes away from the
heart of Gainesville, and that many of them head back in to
"There has to be a better way," he said.
He said he also agrees with prevention programs aimed at
juveniles that intend to deter them from prison.
Bryant, who states that his platform is stronger and safer
neighborhoods, also discussed juvenile issues.
He told listeners about the success of Teen Zone. an after-
school program designed to prevent juvenile crimes during
the afternoon hours between the end of school and'before
parents return from work.
"Public safety is job No. 1," Bryant said, touting his record
of supporting an increase in budget for the Gainesville Police
He was present when the commission allocated 275
laptops to patrol vehicles, with the intention of preventing
them from making trips back to the station, keeping them in
neighborhoods because they can verify information in their
McGraw, who prides herself on her community and social
service participation that dates back more than 10 years, also
is a proponent for increasing public safety
"It's an important issue all across town," McGraw said,
adding her concern that implementation of any programs
be done equ itabl across Gainesville, as well as .addressing
homelessness and poverty.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 5
Dance Marathon kicks in
By LINDSAY PETER
Alligator Contributing Writer
The 11-day countdown to the 11th annual
Dance Marathon began with line dancing on
Turlington Plaza on Tuesday. Between class-
es, morale captains students in charge of
spirit events and.choreography performed
last year's line dance to a medley of songs.
"We keep the new line dance secret until
the day of, to teach the dancers at the actual
event," said Ashley Barwig, public relations
chairwoman for Dance Marathon.
Dancing in the plaza will be held again
March 31 in an effort to raise awareness and
get students interested in participating.
"Our goal is to get people who did Dance
Marathon last year to join in," said Whitney
Walker, a morale captain.
Dancing will take place from 11:30 a.m. to
11:45 a.m., 12:35 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. and 1:40
p.m. to 1:55 p.m.
Dance Marathon's kickoff rally will
be held at the Downtown Commurity
Plaza from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on March 29.
Approximately 10 organizations will be
judged on their-lip sync performances. The
top three lip syncs will be performed at
Dance Marathon on April 2.
An evening fund-raiser will be held at the
Cold Stone Creamery locations on Archer
Road and Newberry Road on Saturday.
"Our goal is to get people who did
Dance Marathon last year to join
Dance Marathon morale captain.
A "Because You Dance" banner will
be set up for signing in Turlington Plaza
from March 30 to April 1 to allow anyone
the opportunity to write notes of apprecia-
tion or encouragement. The banner will be
hung at Dance Marathon in the Stephen C.
"This is really about getting the cam-
pus excited and showing the dancers how
much we love them and appreciate them,"
April 1, the day. before the event, danc-
ers will be able to bring their Gator 1 cards
to Turlington Plaza and pick up free goodie
bags and Domino's Pizza.
Professor advances PC
By KEELEY MCCARTY
Alligator Contributing Writer
A UF engineering professor is using
the concept of ordered chaos to develop
a new computer prototype.
William Ditto, chairman of the
UF biomedical department, used the
roulette wheel as an example of chaos.
Where the ball lands on the wheel
seems random, but careful observation
reveals patterns behind the results.
Ditto said his prototype has the po-
tential to be faster, cheaper and easier
to build, with fewer constraints than
today's personal computer.
"I don't know how often you get a
chance to recreate the personal com-
puter," he said.
Ditto and colleague Sudeshna Sinha
started research for the project in 1998.
The first chips to possess the chaos
technology were created about one
year ago, and Ditto estimated it will
take another three years until a com-
puter prototype is available.
In today's PC, the motherboard
- the circuit board that controls the
computer is sectioned off into groups
of specialized chips.
The elements of the chaos mother-
board have the potential to perform the
tasks each specialized chip in a normal
motherboard can do, said Aris Miliotis,
a biomedical engi-
U F neering graduate stu-
Research dent who is helping
Ditto with research.
"Instead of everybody being spe-
cialized, everybody can do everyone
else's job," Ditto said.
The versatility of the chaos elements
allows them to be used where they are
needed at any point in time, rather than
being limited by specialization.
Though obstacles still lie ahead,
such as developing an operating sys-
tem to run the new computer, Ditto
said he is hopeful for the project's
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6, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
Students have one last
opportunity to speak up
After all the rumors of dirty politics, all of the extensive
Alligator coverage and all of the just plain madness,
today finally is the last day of voting for Student
Government executive positions.
At this point, all arguments have distilled into two opposite
One, which includes the Alligator and the more student-ac-
cess-oriented candidates, says students must vote if they want
to be fairly represented in SG..
The other, which includes the general attitude of the student
body and is encouraged by SG elitists, holds that everything
already is predetermined, and there is nothing students can do
to change it.
All we have to say is that students have as much power as
they want to take it upon themselves to acquire.
The numbers speak for themselves.
Less than 20 percent of the student body voted.
No party received 50 percent of the vote in the elections.
No party demonstrated enough support from the student
body to claim control of SG outright.
So, the students have a choice. And make no mistake: It is the
We receive countless complaints that students aren't being
considered; that SG members are spending student money for
their own gain or for the benefit of those who patted their backs
along the way; and that the administration is making decisions
that affect the students without letting the students have a say.
Students roll their eyes and say, "That's SG for you" any time
the Alligator runs a story about another SG organization whose
leadership positions have been pawned off for political favors.
If so many of the students are disgusted with the way SG
works, then surely.more than 20 percent of them can spare the
five minutes it takes to vote.
Isn't it worth those few minutes to be able to have a say in
what goes on at your university? Isn't it worth it to be able to say
that you helped to make things better?
It's a sad state of affairs.when so many answer "no" through
But there still is one last chance for those who decide they
want to make a difference. It's infinitely better late than never.
We have made it clear that we support the Impact Party, and
that we feel the student body must as well if they are going to
maintain and continue the advances in student access that have
been so hard-won over the past year.
If students do not go out and vote for the candidates that will
represent them, don't be surprised if these advances disappear.
Don't be surprised if legacy positions are solidified.
Don't be surprised if Diane Kassim, a community affairs
cabinet director of the Black Student Union the organization-
whose members abruptly jumped ship from Impact hours be-
fore the slating deadline happens to become Student Senate
president after the elections.
Don't be surprised if this is just the tip of the iceberg.
In short, don't be surprised if everything you expect of SG
continues to happen-business as usual.
It would be business as usual, but it doesn't have to be that
way if students are willing to step up.
If students vote, they easily can elect any candidate -
whether it's the representatives of the minority or the majority.
If students don't vote, then the naysayers are right: There's
nothing students can do if they aren't willing to do anything.
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Real issue is right to refuse treatment
T erri Schiavo's death would be a tragedy. But any-
one who says the Schiavo case is about the "right
to die" or the "right to life" isn't being honest. It's
about the right to refuse treatment.
WVe preserve that right for Jehovah's Witnesses,
Christian Scientists and others who object to certain
medical practices. As we forge ahead with stem cell re-
search, nanotechnology and cloning, expect to see many
others who opt out of certain "treatments."
Assuming that Schiavo's husband is telling the truth,
and that she truly wished not to be kept alive artificially,
we must respect those wishes. To do otherwise is to re-
voke the basic human right to self-determination.
Whatever our religious beliefs, we recognize that the
law should not be used to enforce those beliefs upon oth-
ers in this private situation. To do so would be to create
the "nanny state" that conservatives so despise and sub-
ject ourselves to the tyranny of the majority in the name
of personal beliefs rather than the public good.
None of this is to say that the branches of government
should not intervene, erring on the side of life if there
is any doubt as to Schiavo's intent. Nor is it to say that
those who believe refusing treatment is a sin should not
work to create social change, urging-others not to exer-
cise their right to do so, while respecting the validity of
that legal right. It's certainly not to say Schiavo's life isn't
valuable or that her death isn't tragic.
For my part, though, I don't know what Schiavo
wanted only she, her husband and God can truly
know. Nor is there any great certainty in my soul that
refusing treatment is a sin. All I can do, then, is to pray
- for Schiavo, for her husband, for her parents, for the
lawyers and judges and legislators, for the citizens on all
sides of the debate, for forgiveness and reconciliation
- and encourage everyone to put their wishes in writ-
ing, so these painful situations can be,made less rancor-
ous and divisive.
Close to Home
But if you will permit me, dear
readers, I'd like to mention some
Similarly tragic deaths: Julius and
Ethel Rosenberg, Ted Bundy and
All were executed by the
United-States the Rosenbergsain
1953, Bunidy in 1989 and McVeigh
in 2001. And they're not alone:
956 people have been executed
in America since 1976, according
to the Death Penalty Information
However, the United States is somewhat alone in
the world in the use of the death penalty. Abolition is
required to join the European Union. Of the Group of
Eight ,(G8) countries, the coalition of the world's leading
industrialized nations, only the United States and Japan
Religious groups that oppose the death penalty in-
clude Baptists, Methodists, Catholics, Episcopalians,
Jews, Quakers, Mormons, Presbyterians, Lutherans...
you get the idea.
While the ."pro-life" movement protests Terri
Schiavo's right to refuse medical treatment, our gov-
ernment continues to execute criminals. Which is more
heinous: an individual personally refusing medical treat-
ment-or the government killing in our name? Or is your
life not valuable if you've committed a crime? Yet those
"sticking up" for Schiavo are the same people who de-
fend capital punishment.
Conservatives believe,we ought to keep our laws out
of private affairs. Christians believe in life, even for crim-
inals. How come "conservative Christians" do neither?
Gavini Baker is a history freshman. His column appears on
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Do you support Tuesday's question: Do Congress 20% YES
the Gator Party or the Impact and the president have the right .
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Students shouldn't expect UF to pay fee
Editor: It's amazing that reaction against the
$50 SEVIS fee charged by UF for international
students is being couched in terms of it as be-
ing racist. I assume that every international
student is being levied this fee regardless of
their race, whether they are a pale-skinned
Scot.or a dark-skinned Polynesian.
As for the fee being unfair to foreign stu-
dents, life is not fair. If you don't like the fee,
don't come to the United States. There is no
inherent human right to any university in
whichever country you please.
I admit that I say these things being in the
privileged position of having been born a citi-
zen of the United States. But my parents were
immigrants; my father was a foreign graduate
student like so many of the foreign students
now attending this university. My parents are
the people I admire the most in this world.
My father provided for a young family of four,
having to feed; clothe and buy all other neces-
sities on less than $100 a month after paying
rent remember babies and young kids.are
expensive less than the $100 SEVIS fee
charged by the U.S. government. '
Personally, I would prefer that the univer-
sity find money in the budget to pay the fee for
international students. But, as it is, the univer-
sity is paying half the fee. If an international
student is unhappy about that, then I suggest
that they may return to their home country
and whine there. Let another foreign student
who is willing to work hard take their place.
Column on Schiavo case got facts wrong
Editor: As a political scientist and as
a journalist, the author of the column the
Alligator printed Monday regarding the
Terri Schiavo dilemma showed remarkably
little concern for the facts of the case. His
disregard for the legal system of the country
is even more worrisome.
Schiavo has been declared to be in a per-
sistent vegetative state by several state'and
appellate courts. Several doctors who have
examined her have determined that she
would not-significantly benefit from rehabil-
itative therapy. Since she is not competent,
all decisions regarding her medical care are
the responsibility of her legal guardian: her
husband, Michael Schiavo.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided that
it is a protected right of an individual to
deny medical treatment. Let's not throw
around the phrase "It just feels wrong" or
Specifically stated in the Constitution
is the rule of thumb that, if an issue is not
resolved in -that document, the decision
is to be left up to the governments of the
states. It is inappropriate and unheard of
to continuously violate the Constitution on
the grounds that something "doesn't feel
Let's hear some facts and a few less emo-
tional knee-jerk outcries.
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Letters to the Editor
Alligator should be ashamed of cartoon
Editor: Prior to Monday's Alligator, I
always had been impressed with your news-
paper. Sometimes I thought-the articles were
too one-sided, but the next day there would be
some that swayed me back to middle ground.
That all changed when I opened up to Page
6 and saw a caricature of Matt Walsh with
tears beading down his face in the form of the
word "Choke." I am embarrassed. I would be
ashamed if I were the editor of the paper.
I know that when an athlete takes the court,
they always are open for praise and for criti-
cism; that all is part of the job. What you have
done is bush-league. Matt Walsh would do
anything humanly possible to will his team to
victory. He is one of the gutsiest players ever to
wear a Gators uniform a player who leaves-
it all on the court every game he plays.
I am disappointed in your decision to run
that caricature. You show more respect for
a young man who. dives for loose balls and
makes defensive stops time and time again.
Marketing Director, University Athletic
Walsh was accurately parodied in paper
Editor: Andy Marlette's depiction of Matt
Walsh's sobbing face captured Walsh's main
weakness: his drama. Sure, Walsh played well -
during the SEC Tournament, and I give him
the respect he has earned.
Coincidentally, most will agree that it was
during the SEC Tournament that his level of
drama was at its minimum. But wait, let's
forget about being sensitive for a moment
and cash out this drama business of his. How
many times have we seen Walsh drive wildly
out of control towards the rim, only to have his
hair fly one way and his body fly the other?
During such occasions, the ball usually ends
up in the hands of the opponent, and Walsh
ends up on the floor without anyone even
touching him. That's when Walsh does his fa-
mous Nancy Kerrigan impersonation with
his-familiar hands up in the air, quizzical look
and whiny sigh:
We've all seen it; we've all cursed at him for
it. Heck, he earned his nickname, "Princess,"
because of it.
Marlette's cartoon may have done what
Walsh's coaches, fans and friends have failed
to do: tell him the truth.
It is not appropriate to 'trash' a student
Editor: Freedom of the press notwith-
standing, that Matt Walsh cartoon was very
inappropriate and uncalled for. I can't think
of too many instances where I'd find it accept-
able to "trash" a student (read: non-profes-
sional) athlete who busts his ass every game,
and I would like to see the Alligator issue an
apology to Matt and the team.
Cartoon sullies player's good reputation
Editor: I was disappointed with the car-
toon and story banner about the basketball
team Monday. To imply Matt Walsh choked
is so far from accurate it is not even remotely
plausible. Your paper should give itself a
"Dart" and apologize to these athletes who
go to extreme efforts to represent UF To enter
the playing field and compete is laudable in its
own right, but to win 24 games and the SEC
Tournament should not so quickly be forgot-
ten. The paper's cartoon has been reproduced
all over the internet to the delight of fans of
rival schools and tarnished the reputation of
a guy who regularly is booed and screamed at
because he gives his all to win for the Gators. It
was a sad day for Gators on Sunday afternoon
and your-Monday morning depiction made it
worse. I regularly praise the Alligator to po-
tential young journalists who have an interest
pursuing careers in the print media. You are
capable of much better work than this.
Walsh is a public figure, open to ridicule
Editor: I think the cartoon of Matt Walsh is
quite funny. Some may find it harsh and unfair,
but they fail to realize something: Matt Walsh
takes part in collegiate athletics, which means
he is going to be subject to some scrutiny. By
being I college athlete, he is a public figure to
some extent which means people are going
to write and sometimes even draw things that
he does not like. Yes, it was a big loss, but he
should have some more composure espe-
cially when he is on national TV.
The bottom line is he still is a great athlete.
Fans also should stop saying it is so mean and
such a terrible thing to do to a college athlete.
All college athletes take heat, such as the ever-
so-intelligent Chris Rix, for example, for his
little parking incidents. At FSU, they actually
made T-shirts mocking him for it.
It all is part of being an athlete or any
public figure for that matter. We hold them on
a high enough pedestal as it is; we should be
able to make fun of them once in a while.
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aids in debate
By JEFF SIRMONS
There was no debate as to what Brianna Coakley wanted
out of college. As a senior in high school, she visited colleges
and immediately spoke with their debate team coaches.
"I knew I wanted to debate," Coakley said. "Even
though I never did it, I just knew it was for me."
Now, Coakley, a sophomore, is on UF's national debate
team because of her quick thinking and will to succeed.
"I was able to conceptualize my opponent's argument
and could pinpoint their weaknesses," she said. "I knew
then that we would win the debate, and when
On I spoke, everything poured outjust right. And
Campus we won."
Her success has helped propel UF to
Gonzaga University, where it is now competing with 77
other teams for the national championship.
"Very rarely would you have a novice debater debating
with experienced veterans," debate coach Frank Irizarry
said. "That's like starting a freshman quarterback with no
high school experience in college. You just don't do that."
But because of several letdowns from more experienced
debaters, Irizarry placed the burden on Coakley, who, he
said, has gone far past expectations.
"We put Brianna in quite a situation, and she's done
quite well," Irizarry said.
Coakley and partner Morgan Weinstein are in the na-
tional championships for the first time together, and rep-
resent UF there for the second time in three years after not
competing since the early 1970s.
"We're just trying to make a name for ourselves and
reemerge as a powerhouse," Weinstein said, recalling UF's
storied debate program history, which includes two second-
place finishes, in 1947 and 1954.
Looney back in court after mistrial
By MEGAN V. WINSLOW
Forensic Investigator Lorenzo
Davis was off duty the night of April
15, 2003 wherf a phone call sum-
moned him to the little white house
at 215 NE 44th St.
By the time Davis arrived,
the property was swarming with
Alachua County Sheriff's Office de-
tectives, who directed him to a small
utility shed in the backyard.
Within a trash can were the re-
mains of James Ralph Looney.
According to the Medical
Examiner's Office, they had been
there for more than six months, and
it was Davis' responsibility to sort
through the trash can and classify its
.contents, beginning the long road to
a courtroom in the Alachua County
Criminal Courthouse where James'
brother, Terrance Lee Looney, sat in
the defendant's chair.
The second round of opening ar-
guments, after a mistrial last month,
was heard Tuesday in the trial of
Looney, a Gainesville inan charged
with second-degree murder.
Witness and Looney's criminal
record indicated the brothers, who
lived together in their childhood
home, had a strained relationship.
Two days before Christmas in
2000, Looney, 42, attacked his-brother
with a tree limb and broke James' leg,
which led to his conviction for felony
battery. Looney's probation ordered
him to stay away from James.
Nevertheless, on routine visits to
the Looney home, officer Robin Pryor
repeatedly found the brothers still liv-
ing together, and in 2002, Looney was
arrested. Upon release, Looney once
again returned to live with James.
James, 47, an electrician employed
at a construction site on UF's campus,
went on a weeklong paid vacation
Sept. 13; 2002.-However, when he
failed to return to work ten days later,
his employer mailed his last pay-
check to the Looney residence.
Inquiries concerning James'
whereabouts failed to return any
leads. According to witness testimo-
ny, at times Looney said his brother
moved to High Springs and at other
times, to Jacksonville.
"The state will tell you that
Terrance Looney killed his
brother, folded him up and
just put him in shed on their
own property, but their evi-
dence is inefficient."
Attorney for Terrence Lee Looney
Looney allegedly told Pryor
when she questioned him that James
moved to Tampa.
On April 15, 2003, months after
James is said to have disappeared, a
foul odor stemming from the Looney
property attracted the attention of
a neighbor. She was the one to first
discover the remains of.James in a
standard-issue Gainesville Regional
Utilities trash can inside the shed.
Among the exhibits the state
entered into evidence Tuesday were
approximately 30 crime scene pho-
tographs taken by Davis upon his
arrival to the Looney property.
The last photo was presented
to Davis alone. When questioned,
Davis paused, sighed and said he
As members of the jury examined
it, they tried to turn the print as if to
establish a reference point, to deter-
mine if they were holding it correctly.
Taken from an angle directly above
the mouth of the trash can, the photo
depicted its gruesome contents.
However, Looney's attorney
Matthew Wells said facts are weak.
"The state will tell you that
Terrance Looney killed his brother,
folded him up and just put him in
shed on their own property, but their
evidence is inefficient," Wells said.
Among the evidence Wells ques-
tioned is the exact date of James'
death, maintaining that James
could have been strangled anytime
between September and April, and
that it is very likely that his client was
incarcerated at the time.
Nevertheless, witness testimony
Tuesday revealed that after his
brother's disappearance, Looney
cashed his brother's paycheck, wore
his brother's clothes and pawned his
brother's tools just days after James is
alleged to have disappeared.
The pawnbroker who made the
transaction testified that he ques-
tioned the man who sold the items.
According to the prosecution, the
signature of the seller is Terrance's.
"This case. is driven by detail, not
by doubt or speculation," prosecutor
Jeanne Singer said.
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Bill lets offended students sue
FREEDOM, from page 1
"Some professors say, 'Evolution is a
fact. I don't want to hear about Intelligent
Design (a creationist theory), and if you
don't like it, there's the door,"' Baxley
said, citing one example when he thought
a student should sue.
Rep. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach,
warned of lawsuits from students enrolled
in Holocaust history courses who believe
the Holocaust never happened.
Similar suits could be filed by students
who don't believe astronauts landed on
the moon, who believe teaching birth
control is a sin or even by Shands medi-
cal students who refuse to perform blood
transfusions and believe prayer is the only
way to heal the body, Gelber added.
"This is a horrible step," he said.
"Universities will have to hire lawyers so
our curricula can be decided by judges in
courtrooms. Professors might have to pay
court costs even if they win from
their own pockets. This is not an innocent
piece of legislation."
The staff analysis also warned the bill
may shift responsibility for determining
whether a student's freedom has been
infringed from the faculty to the courts.
But Baxley brushed off Gelber's-con-
cerns. "Freedom is a dangerous thing, and
you might be exposed to things you don't
want to hear," he said. "Being a business-
man, I found out you can be sued for any-
thing. Besides, if students are being perse-
cuted and ridiculed for their beliefs, I think
they should be given standing to sue."
During the committee hearing, Baxley
cast opposition to his bill as "leftists"
struggling against "mainstream society."
"The critics ridicule me for daring to
stand up for students and faculty," he said,
adding that he was called a McCarthyist.
Baxley later said he had a list of stu-
dents who were discriminated against by
professors, but refused to reveal names
because he felt they would be persecuted.
Rep. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood,
argued universities and the state Board of
Governors already have policies in place
to protect academic freedom. Moreover,
a state law outlining how professors are
supposed to teach would encroach on the
board's authority to manage state schools.
"The big hand of state government
is going into the uni-
versities telling them
how to teach," she
said. "This bill is the
antithesis of academic
But Baxley com-
o w pared the state's uni-
Sobel versities to children,
saying the legislature
should not give them money without
providing "guidance" to their behavior.
"Professors are accountable for what
they say or do," he said. "They're ac-
countable to the rest of us in society ..-
All of a sudden the faculty think they can
do what they want and shut us out. Why
is it so unheard of to say the professor
shouldn't be a dictator and control that
room as their totalitarian niche?"
In an interview before the meeting,
Baxley said "arrogant, elitist academics
are swarming" to oppose the bill, and
media reports misrepresented his inten-
"I expect to be out there on my own
pretty far," he said. "I don't expect to be
part of a team."
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visitors encounter four environments that reflect a specific season in Japan.
College Democrats endorse Impact Party, as College Republicans disapprove
SG, from page 1
tion as his second chance since he
did not vote last week.
Trying to break through the
gauntlet of Turlington Plaza's
pressuring campaigners was also
a source of voting motivation for
"I didn't even know there
was another election this week
until I saw all of these people out
here," UF senior Paul Perrin said.
"I thought, 'Wasn't this over last
UF College Democrats President
Stephanie Sims said its editorial
board decided to endorse the Impact
Party since the Student Senate races,
which included College Democrats
who slated with three parties, ended
"With the runoff election,
there's really too much at stake
to not take a stand one way or an-
other," Sims said.
UF College Republicans
Chairman Hunter Williams, who
unsuccessfully ran for a Senate
seat with the Impact Party, said he
felt the move made by the College
Democrats was inappropriate.
He added that. the College
Republicans did not make an
"I figured I might as well
have my voice heard."
endorsement of Impact when he
ran for Senate.
"Student Government is a very
different animal from national
politics," Williams said. "The
same distinctions don't necessar-
ily apply when it comes to Student
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results around midnight.
Those interested in reading live
coverage and up-to-the-minute
updates of election results can
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Faculty parking decal prices will increase by a higher percentage than student prices
TRUSTEES, from page 1
on Florida Driver's licenses, which are printed on an additional
layer of plastic, he said.
"The hologram creates that type of product that makes it
difficult to counterfeit," he said.
Eventually, the card might also be changed to include the
new logo UF branding consultants recommended to the trust-
ees Tuesday, Morgan said.
ID Card Services also have added a new system that allows
students to instantaneously transfer money from their debit or
credit card to their Gator 1 Card from any computer.
Six kiosks were added to the campus in August and offer
students places to transfer their funds. Two are in the Reitz
Union food court, as none of the restaurants accept debit or
credit cards. Others appear at Little Hall, the Gator Dining
Services office and the Gator 1 Card office in the UF Welcome
Thus far, students have made approximately 3,000 transac-
tions on campus and approximately 15,000 elsewhere.
The purpose of the venture is to save students money,
Morgan said. If campus food vendors took debit and credit
cards, he said, the cost of that implementation would be rolled
over to the consumer..
Housing rates jump
Students living in the majority of dorms next year will pay
$75 more each semester for housing.
Students in the two newest dorms, Lakeside Residential
Complex and Hume Hall, will pay only $50 more a semester.
In both cases, the $50 will go toward building maintenance and
increased utility costs.
The additional $25 charged to resi-
U F dents of older dorms will go to special
Administration projects and capital improvement,
such as the ongoing renovation of
Murphree Hall to add air conditioning
and revamp its operational systems.
"If you're good stewards of your buildings, you'll have a
plan in place for each of the buildings," said Sharon Blansett,
spokeswoman for the Division of Housing and Residence
Diamond Village, which houses mostly graduate students
and families, underwent a $15 million renovation last year.
Murphree should be ready for students to move in next Fall.
The new rates allow for utilities costs, which have risen 3 to
5 percent, and personnel costs, including a 2.5 percent raise for
salaried staff and a dollar increase in the minimum wage.
The rental rates represent a 3 to 4.5 percent increase over this
year, which is a little lower but fairly consistent with years past.
Housing rental rates have increased an average of 6.15 percent-
age points each year since 1998.
Students given decal 'bargain'
Student parking decal prices are increasing approximately
4 percent to help pay for the upkeep of parking facilities, such
as elevator replacement, repainting and utility bill increases,
However, some other decals for faculty and staff are increas-
' ing a little more to help pay for the same maintenance, includ-
ing medical resident reserved area decals, which are increasing
by more than 6 percent.
"Students are getting a real bargain," Morgan said. "I don't
think they're paying their fair share for what they use or what
But students also pay a Transportation Access Fee, which
is charged to them through tuition and is calculated by the
amount of credit hours taken. That fee was increased in
The Transportation Access Fee mostly pays for buses and
off-campus transportation, Morgan said. Raising the price of
decals is really the only way to pay for inflation and mainte-
nance, he said.
"There's not many more areas for money to come from, un-
less we want to double parking fines," he said.
BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND
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ONE IN A MILLIONIII
Roommate matching 3/3 from only $429
FREE Cable w/ HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym* tan FREE*Close to UF
Leasing for NOW & FALL*377-2777
Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Long & short term lease
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
HAVE IT ALL AT THE LANDINGS!!
Furnished 3 and 4 bdrm apartment homes
All utilities, internet, 24 hr gym, FREE
Tanning. Roommate Matching Available
Starting at $455/bdrm. 336-3838
ASK ABOUT SUMMER SPECIALS
*** SORORITY ROW AREA ***
Experience the luxury at Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single &
double suites available. Starting at $400/mo
includes everything gym, pool, DSL, elec-
tric, etc. 337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
1BR & 2BR Huge floor plan. Private patio,
park at your door. Oasis 377-3149 Furn Avail
3436 SW 42nd Ave & 34th St. $500 & $600/
*Incredible Deal 1/1 in 4/4*
with: internet & cable & elec & water
walking closets, full bath, wash/dry
pool view, gym, FULL furnish
Call for more info 352-258-3542 3-31-46-1
Just Bring Your Clothesl
Furnished 2 & 3 bedrooms from $875
Luxury living with all the perks!
Includes cable, utility packages avail
All we need is you! 372-8100
COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA $425 util, cable,
dsl incl. On bus rts 9 & 35. Individual leases.
Call 407-620-1555 3-29-15-1
HUGE *AFFORDABLE 1, 2 & 3BR
Spiral Staircase Skylight
Pool 2 Tennis Cts
Indvl lease & Utility Pack
Now and Fall 377-7401 4-20-31-1
KENSINGTON SOUTH Sublease thru July
31st. 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse
$300/mo. Call 508-435-2267 3-29-10-1
1 room in 2BR downtown apt. Newly
remodeled. Quiet neighborhood Close to
Shands, UF & library. $350/mo. Month to
month or longer lease okay. Pets okay.
Call 262-1351 3-30-11-1
RELET @ LEXINGTON CROSSING 3/3
1BR/1BA avail at $475/mo, i-net, W/D, pool,
cable TV, gym & tanning bed. Contact 352-
271-2067. Avail from 5/1/05 4-29-5-1
KENSINGTON SOUTH sublease summer
and fall. 2BR/2.5BA townhouse $400/BR
Lots of parking, internet included. Call 305-
S For Rent
GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St. 2BR/
1 BA W/D is optional. Park in front of your apt.
Pet play park. 2 mi to VA/Shands. $525/mo
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $325/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $499. Free parking
Open Weekends 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
Need a Rental Home or Condo?
Need A Tenant?
CALL THE BEST!
Watson Realty Corp. REALTORS*
Property Mgmt/Rentals 352-335-0440
Full Service Sales 352-377-8899 -
CAN'T FIND PARKING? BUS FULL?
Studios & 1/ls from $459 at UF
Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residents get FREE parking...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD
Avail NOW or AUGUST!
0 1BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
Pets Welcome! ** 335-7275
*LUXURY 313 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they last
Only 8 left! W/D, pets OK
*SUN BAY APTSO
*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo*02-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 335-7066. 4-20-71-2
** A PRICE YOU CAN AFFORD!**
Move in TODAY orAUGUST!
1BR $460 2BR $530
Walk to UF Pets welcome!
*0 Beautiful pools/courtyards!
0 Open Weekends! 372-7555
SEPARATE FROM THE COMMON PLACE
Luxury 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA
W/D incl. *FREE Cable*Alarm*
24hr. Gym* FREE Tan* Close to UF
Museum Walk 379-9255
Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
Second walk to UF. Remodeled, Oul House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-20-71-2
Amazing Apts! Perfect Price!
1,2,3&4BRs! Any size pet ok!
FREE UF Parking & bus rt to UFI
tennis, b-ball, pool, mntrd alarms
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-20-71-2
Now & Fall 1 Big enough for 2!
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
SEEING IS BELIEVING!!!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
FREE cablew/HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym*Tan FREE*Close to UF
Leasing for NOW and FALL*377-2777
"HUGE Luxury wlGarage**
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA TH
from $420 per person
FREE Alarn *WD*GATED ENTRY
FREE Tanning*24hr Gym*Camp lab
Filling Fast-for Fall**372-0400
"**Beautiful and New***
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime
FREE Tanning & 24 hr Gym
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
Now & Fall 374-FUNN (3866)
** ELLIE'S HOUSES -*
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
1.1 from $460.00 2.1 $520.00
$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
Too Good to Be True!
HUGE 2/2 for only $425/person!
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
Save $$$ and love where you live!!!
Spacious 1/1, 2/1 or 3/2. Avail Now or Fall
Alarms, pets welcome, free UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit www.spanishtrace.org
1 BLOCK FROM UF
Luxury 2BR/2BA townhomes.
W/D, private balconies.
Open until 8pm and WEEKENDS
Leasing for Fall 371-0769
WALK TO UF
Studios and 1Brs
For Fall from $460
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 3/2 with HUGE deck
W/D*Free Parking*Elevator Access
One of a kind luxury! 372-7111
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
Sun Island Properties
Want a bigger 2 or 4 BR TH this fall?
TH, W/D & DW. We love ALL pets!
Pool*Park @ UF *Free Gym*Alarm
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
Tired of roommates?!
Huge 1/1 dishwasher, patio/balcony
Tennis, bball, monitored alarm
Move-in specials, leasing now & fall
Open weekends, call 376-4002
Broke from Spring Break???
2BR/1.5BA TH with W/D for $639!
Alarms, Free UF parking, pets OK
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
1st MONTH FREE
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
Tremendous two bed two bath
FREE UF parking & bus rt to UF
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
affordable, spacious, pets ok!
1BR/1BA $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
tile, cent AC/H, covered patio, DW, verticals,
W/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher,ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$505 377-1633 4-20-71-2
**LIVE IN LUXURY***
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
W/D*alarm*free tanning*comp lab
Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW & FALL 377-2801
Free Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
& DW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Now 372-9913 4-20-71-2
Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
1BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
HOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
630 NW 35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/me;
611 NW 34th Terr. 4/2 $1200/mo;
1802 NW 38th Terr 3/2 $875/mo;
642 NW 35th St. 3/2 $1100/mo 4-20-71-2
Total Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
A/C, pool, tennis, B-ball waste, pest, lawn
mowing. 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
appt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
373-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2
Your Perfect Apt Next to UFI
20 steps to class! Studios, 1, 2 & 3BR Avail
Aug. Specials from $489/mo. Lofts wood
firs & more. Some pet friendly! 376-6223
Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse our listing.FREE
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-2
3BR/2BA House $950
1BR/1BA House $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 420-70-2
So Close to Campus
Avail now, 2BR/1 & 2 BA apts.
$400, $450, $695 Mitchell Realty
374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
PET'S PARADISE, no app/pet fee. 2BR
townhomes, duplexes. Privacy fence, mod-
ern appliances, ceiling fans, SW. Private
owner, please leave detailed message
$450-525/mo 331-2099 3-24-50-2
LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT?
The Leasing Connection
Located right behind Florida Bookstore
Plenty of FREE PARKING
FREE Apartment & Housing
Call 352-376-4493 or visit
Houses for Fall
2 and 3 BRs from $690
Park Free next to UF
Some with W/D, backyard.
Call for appt at 371-0769
Stupendous Studios Steps to UF
From $460 $559
Laundry, pool, pets ok!
Open till 8pm and weekends-
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUS!!!
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
111 NW 16th St. #1
DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms
Den, $625/rent, 223 SW4th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CHEAP RENT! 2BR/1.5BA
W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher, $475/mo
5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO UF
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc. 378-1387
**1 BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL!'
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 0* $650/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0* $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 0 376-2507
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12, ALLIGATOR I WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
S For Rent
3BR/4BR LIKE A HOUSE **
Huge townhouse, fireplace,
W/D hook-ups, patio,
New carpet & tile, fitness & basketball
high speed wireless internet
3BR/2.5BA only $850
4BR/3BA only $1099
Close to UF in SW
Beautiful/quiet 0 376-2507
All the space you need only $1050
Pool*Hot Tub* Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
W/D*Cable with HBO*Extra Storage
The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
sat-in kitchen, ceiling fans, $475/rent
305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
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
BIKE TO SHANDS & VET SCHOOL!
*Spacious studio, washer/dryer, Fenced
Vard, lawn svc, $450/rent
9 3BR 2BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
'enced yard, lawn svc, $1000/rent
* 4BR 3BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
'enced yard, $1400/rent 3811 SW 20th
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
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 $1250/mo 3-
Rent With Us Today,
Condo, House & Townhouse Rentals
Ask About Our Lucrative
Tenant Rewards Program!
2BR/1BA Downtown $515/mo
3BR/3BA Townhouse $800/mo
3BR/2BA near SFCC $925/mo
Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
VILLAGE LOFT APTS
1BR LOFT APTS 650 & 750 sq. ft. Starting
at $450/mo. Quiet, wooded setting. FREE
-nonitored alarm system. 6400 SW 20th Ave.
Call 332-0720 3-31-32-2
*3 BLOCKS TO UF*
2BR/1BA Duplex. Hardwood floors,
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
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1&2BR* Pool
Skylights* 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
DOWNTOWN 1BR 1BA,
CH/AC, water included, $415/rent
411 Sw 2nd Street #3
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525-
Very clean condo 2BR/2.5BA, 5 min to
UF, 10 min to Shands, cent AC, DW, W/D,
,able, internet, pool, $800/mo Separate
leases od. 352-472-9778, 305-299-3485,
Living it upl! Luxury stylell
1 & 2 BR, Private patios, walking
distance to UF, next to Sorority Row,.
Alarm, pets OK, W/D, HUGE bdrs & walk-
in closets. "Walk to UF" Call 372-7111
DEAL OF A LIFETIMEII!
3BR/3BA ONLY $365/PERSON
FREE cable w/HBO/SHOWTIME, Alarm
Gated* 24 hr gym* FREE Tanning* Close to
UF Leasing for NOW and FALL 377-2777
Live in luxury minutes from campus, Shands,
etc. Huge 1BR apt brand new modern.
kitchen, tile floors, double french doors look-
ing out on huge backyard $695/mo. Call 337-
Beautiful historic home, wood floors, high
ceilings, 3-4BR/2BA, large fenced yard.
$1400/mo. Downtown location near UF. Call
Tom at 262-6423 3-24-15-2
3 BLOCKS FROM TIGERT HALL
2BR/1 BA apts Cent A/C, newly painted $630/
mo. upstairs/hardwood floors; $610/mo;
downstairs/carpet. Includes water, sewer,
trash, pest, laundry on site, no pets. Avail
8/1/05. Call 352-316-4474 4-1-20-2
**'*4 BLOCKS TO UF***
3BR/2BA charming historic house. Tile,
hardwood floors, W/D, fenced yard, new
appliances. No dogs. $1260/mo Avail Aug.
*Sorority Row Area*
1940's vintage stone 2BR/1 BA apt. Beautiful
hardwood floors. $675/mo 375-8256 4-20-
*8 Blocks to UF*
Huge 2BR/1BA apt. Best deal in town.
Starting at $550.mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
*Sorority Row Area*
Cute 2BR/1BA brick duplex behind Norman
Hall. $650/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
*Sorority Row Area*
Vintage stone 3BR/2BA duplex. Remodeled,
hardwood floors, 2 story, W/D. $1250/mo
Work for rent. 2BR + study. Trailor home.
New W/D, screened in porch, fenced yard.
On 10 acre Whipporwhill Horse Farm, 10 min
W of UF. Call 352-376-8792 4-5-20-2
3BR/2BA house. 2 car garage & apple tree.-
1500 sq ft, cathedral ceiling, open floor plan.
$1045/mo. 352-332-0602 or 318-3721 4-
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
1 BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
Progressive thinkers preferred. View at:
3BR/2BA close to campus. Avail Aug 1st,
new kitchen, cent A/C, Ig fenced yard, $1075/
mo, drive by 3433 NW 1st Court. Call Marty
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool Tennis Cts 1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail.
Great Specials 377-7401 4-20-31-2
AVAILABLE FOR FALL Quiet two bedroom
house-close to campus and busline. $750
352-215-8815 cal eves 3-29-15-2
Available Now Blocks from UF Duplex,
2BR/1BA, fenced yard, $675/mo HOUSE
3BR/2BA, W/D, $1175/mo (Pets ok) Call
Carol @ 377-3852 4-20-31-2
*FALL* Blks from UF 0 Houses 0
Duplexes Apts (Managed by owner) See
www.Dalyproperties.com for listings or call
Carol at 377-3852. 4-20-31-2
AVAILABLE NOW! NEW 3BR/2BA house 2
car garage in brand new subdivision close
to. UF & SFCC. All appliances $1300/mo
negotiable based on length of lease. Call
3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Lg screen back pch, Ig
back yard, close to downtown, W/D, $900/
mo. Avail May 1st!. Call (office) 377-1071 or
(cell) 262-7174 ask for Brian 3-23-10-2
H For Rent For Rent
unfurnished J : uhf(irnished"
Cute 1 bedroom 1 bath vintage duplex, high
ceilings, washer/dryer. 428 NW 10th Ave.
$445/mo. Green Tree Realty 317-4392 3-
Clean 2 bedroom 1 bath with study, large
laundry room, nice yard. $675/mo. 310 NW
20th Ave. Green Tree Realty 317-4392 3-
Large 1 bedroom with study, new kitchen
$495/mo 302 NW 19th Ave. Green Tree
Realty 317-4392 3-23-10-2
Avail now 3BR/2BA HOUSE. 2120 NW 55th
Terrace. Tile firs, Berber carpet, all applianc-
es incl. Privacy fenced-in yard. $1050/mo.
Call 215-9987 4-20-30-2
TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS
Upscale 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to campus on
north & east sides. Year leases avail. Begin
summer or fall. No pets. K&M Properties
Fall rentals,.walk to campus, 2BR/1BA $500,
4BR/4BA $1700, sign lease now, move jn
Aug Edbaurmanagment.com 1731 NW 6 St.
375-7104 ex 355 3-24-10-2
2BR/1BA apt mins from campus, Shands.
Spacious, repainted, new carpets & new ap-
pliances. Beautiful backyard. $950/mo. Call
Anthony 337-1330 4-11-22-2
Space & Value! 3 and 4 bedrooms
Tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
Pets welcome, free uf parking
Ceramic tile, dishwasher, pool
Open wknds, Call 376-4002
Avail May: Several units w/in .5 mi of UF
campus or closer. Eff $300-310, 1BR/1BA
$395-$415, 2BR/2.5BA $725, 2BR/1BA
$700. Sec dep, NS, no pets. Contact
email@example.com or Iv mssg 352-870-7256
WALK TO CLASS! 2BR 1BA
duplex, water included, $375/rent. Avail May!
407-1 NW 13th Terrace.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WE HAVE UPN
Sun Bay Apts 376-6720
Studio Apt on 5 acre estate property near
Paines Prairie. Wash/dryer, small pet ok.
Just 15 min to UF. Private and safe. Quiet
person only. 352-215-0396 3-28-5-2
Beautifully redecorated townhouse units,
2Br/1.5Ba Mill Runs Apts. Community room
w/pool. $350/mo per BR. Call 376-7801 or
cell 871-7801 3-28-10-2
1&2 bed cottages & apts. $395/month.
Historical downtown! WID hook-ups,
porches, great size Cut! Must seel
Photos @ www.reritalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904, 318-4553 3-28-10-2
3BR/2BA Haile Country Club House
2BR/1 BA Haile Country Club House
2BR/1BA Brandywine Condo
Call Charlene 665-4106 for appt. 3-31-12-2
Be near everything at The Oaks!
Start at $525 for 1 bdrm, $675
for 2 bdrm, & $825 for 3 bdrm
Remodels Available! Call for move
in specials today at 331-8836! 4-12-20-2
Hampton`Oaks brand new lux. apts.
behind Oaks Mall. 2 bdrms start
at $850/mo & 3bdrm at $1200/mo
w/move-in special of up to 2 mo
FREE rent! Call 333-8643 today! 4-12-20-2
**10 BLOCKS TO UF** "
1BR/1BA apt. in historic Victorian house
w/fans, wood firs, hi ceiling, AC/H. $475/mo
225 SW 3rd Ave. Avail Aug 1st. Pets ok! Call
3BR/3BA in 4BR/4BA Countryside Apt. Avail
Aug 1. $435/mo. includes everything! On
bus route to UF. Great access to downtown
and Archer Rec. Pool, gated, hi-spd internet/
cable, W/D. Contact Nicole 352-328-4551
Beautiful townhouse for rent. 2BR/2.5BA, 2-
story. Huge Ivg rm & kitch. 5 min to campus.
Rent 1BR or rent both. Lease term optional.
Move in May. $450/mo OBO 256-6734 3-
Luxurious Victoria Station Twnhse. Walk to
Butler. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, alarm, pool, free
ethernet. Bus rt in front every 15 mon. $850/
mo NEGOTIABLE. Avail Aug 2005. Cell 222-
DOWNTOWN Avail- immediately. Month
to month ok. 2BR/1BA apt. Newly remod-
eled, quiet neighborhood, pets ok. Close to
Shands, UF & library. $650-715/mo. Call
HOUSE 2BR/1BA $695/mo. W/D, cent H/AC,
2.5 mi N of UF. Available April 1st. Call 352-
Downtown garage/studio.apt on bus rtes,
biking to campus walk to downtown off street
parking include H20. $330/mth 1st, last, dep.
Call 373-6551 leave message 3-29-8-2
Big, Bright and Beautiful! Very cute 1BR/1BA
near Duckpond. No sec deposit unless you
renew. $460/mo. Call 352-262-1484 3-24-
University Terrace West
4/4 Individual Leases
New Carpet & Paint
Furnished Living Area
W/D, Pool $395/mo
Uniton Properties 373-7578
Vacation with USI Resort style living.
RTS BUS service @ your door
2/2 or 4/4 ALL inclusive, hi-speed int.
HBOs, UTILITIES FREE maid serv.
Gated! Going fast. Call now 271-3131 4-
A cozy stone cottage.Bike to. UF. 2BR/1 BA
w/office & large yard. $695/mo. Drive by
1st, 303 SE 8th St. Then call 352-538-,1310
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-' Lnfurnished .
University Terrace Gainesville
4/4 Individual Leases
Furnished Living Area
W/D, Pool $405/mo
Union Properties 373-7578
Walking Distance to UF
1433 NW 3rd Avenue
2BR 1.5BAW/D h/up
3 units available in quad
Union Properties 373-7578
Off SW 35th Place
Like New Townhouse
2BR 2.5BA W/D, Pool
Union Properties 373-7578
VERY' CUTE 2BR/1BA HOUSE for rent
$760/mo. Large. fenced yard, pets ok,
sunken living room w/fireplace, laundry rm
w/ W/D hk ups, Avail ASAP. Please call 422-
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005M ALLIGATOR, 13
1 Room Studio, with full kitchen. $450/mo
Across from Stadium. Newly Remodeled.
Tile Floors, Screened Porch, Great Location.
Avail in May. 1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave. Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494 3-25-4-2
3BR 1BA Home with wood floors Central
H & Air. Washer/Dryer Hkups 1100 sq ft
$725/mo. Off NE 16th Ave 1050 NE 13th
Place. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
2BR 1BA Apts 1 Block to UF New Carpet,
Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht 1210 SW 3rd
Avenue $540/mo Call Merrill Management
Inc. 372-1494 3-25-4-2
2BR 1BA Apt, 1 Block to UF, Central H &Air,
Tile Floors 1236 SW 1st Ave, $585/mo Call
Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 3-25-4-2
2BR 1BAApts $515-525/mo
5 Blks to UFI 840 Sq Ft 829 SW 5th Avenue,
St. CroixApts Central H &Air, inclds wtr, swg,
pst ctrl, garbage. Call Merrill Management
Inc. 372-1494 3-25-4-2
1BR 1BA Apts 1Blk to UF! $460/mo 1236
SW 4th Ave. Grad II Apts Central H & Air,
Carpet, inclds water, swg, pest control &
garbage. CalvMerrill Managemetn Inc. 372-
1 Block from UF!
1BR and 2BR Apts Avail Now, Summer or
Fall,. See our list at www.merrillmanagement
.net updated daily or call Merrill Management
Inc. 372-1494 3-25-4-2
SUMMIT HOUSE Walk to VA/Shands. 2BR.
New carpet, paint, bath. $600/mo. Call 352-
** WALK TO UF
Leasing now for fall. Experience the luxury
of brand new fully equipped 1 & 2BR apts
& townhouses. Free hi-spd internet + wire-
less internet in courtyard. 2 blocks from UF
behind Norman Hall near Sorority Row area.
Contact 352-332-2097, email admin@taylor
squareapartments.com, web www.tayorsqua
2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE in Greenleaf
w/fenced backyard, balcony & walk-in
closet. Nice, treed neighborhood. Avail June
1. $700/mo Cat ok w/pet fee 352-359-0751
SU For Rent
6 Blocks to UF law school!
Live alone in beautiful studio,
new carpet & paint, W/D,
internet, electric & cable free!
$565/mo Call Robin 376-0643 3-29-5-2
LUXURY HOUSE Great location 3/2, Ig
master BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. 2 other
BRs share Ig BA. Rent incl all utils, W/D, fire-
place, custom kitchen & beautiful pvd pool
area. $485, 430, 375 or rent whole house
$1290. Call Karl 332-5030 4-4-10-2
Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
WALK TO CLASS! $250/mo
Now til Aug. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
Bid on a sublease. call 866-837-1309 or visit
EMERGENCY SUMMER SUBLEASE
2BR/2.5BA townhouse 2 blocks to UF. May
-Aug $900/mo OBO 352-266-8475 4-1-18-3
From May to Aug. 1BR/1BA in 3/3. Huge,
furniture and W/D inc. $380/mo, bus route,
pool, tan bed at Greenwich Green. Call Katie
352-246-3743 firstname.lastname@example.org 3-23-10-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE at Gainesville Place
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA $480/mo. Price NEG.
Everything incl. Female only. Call 727-643-
Summer sublease w/option to renew. Starts
in June. F roommate needed for 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA. Cheap $335/mo rent + 1/3 utils.
COLONIAL VILLAGE. Aug rent FREE! Bus
routes 9_& 35. W/D, internet. 375-7408 3-
Studio with CAPTIVATING VIEW!!!
5 min walk to UF/sorority row, bus, F room-
mate. Avail May-July. ALL utils incl. Furn,
ethernet, gym, pool. $400/mo 786-246-3049
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Great furnished apt w/own bath
Perfect for summer
$333/month + 1/3 utls & cable
Call (352) 222-8889
$350/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR/1BA in
4BR/4BA fully furn apt in University Club. Incl
50" TV, hi-spd internet, cable w/HBO, W/D.
Call 561-703-3693. 3-25-10-3
$490/mo -Amazing 1 bed/1bath.
WALK TO CAMPUS Available today.
14th St &,2nd Ave Behind Chipotle
Call (352) 682-8282
Sublease til Aug 15 (Option to renew) 3-
Arlington Sq 1BR 4/1 8/1 $0 down and
$565/mo OBO. Normally $700. 239-218-
Large 2Br/1Ba over-sized apt @ Sun Bay
Apts. 5 mins bus or 20 min wald to UF. DW,
on-site laundry, free pet sitting. Begin May 10
thru July 31st. $510/mo. Call 352-335-8694
ask for Daniel or Nicole. 3-28-5-3
BLOCKS FROM UF
Summer sublease 1Br in 2BR/1BA. $403/
mo + 1/2 utils. Call Rebecca @ 317-8092
HIDDEN LAKE APTS 5/1 7/31 sublease.
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA $425/mo + 1/3 util.
New washer & dryer, spacious, free wireless,
pool, tanning bed. Please call 352-871-1325
or email email@example.com 3-28-10-3
1 BR/1 BAapt. Vaulted ceilings, W/D, DW. Can
move in immediately. Rent NEGOTIABLE.
Contract Mike at 850-526-9224, 850-526-
SUMMER SUBLEASE AT GAINESVILLE
PLACE. $465/mo rent all inclusive. 1 BR/1 BA
in 4BR/4BA. Female only. Call 352-359-1066
BR for rent in 4BR/4BA apt. Clean, fully
furnished, friendly roommates, near pool.
$400/mo. Available now Aug w/option
to renew. Call 703-930-4830 or email
University Commons Apt. March 20 -August
20. Need Male or Female to move into the
complex. Rent $335. Please call 352-514-
2326 for more info. 3-23-5-3
1BR/1BA RIGHT ACROSS FROM UF. Avail
May 1st w/opt to renew. $469/mo. Call 813-
CAMPUS LODGE APT. $100 OFF RENT!
Start in May. Female heeded for 1BR/1BA
$450/mo incls all + internet, W/D, furnished.
Near UF & SFCC. Call 954-691-8944 3-23-
1 WEEK FREE
May 1st-Aug 7. 1BR/1BA WALK TO CLASS!
Only $529/mo OBO. Graduating, need to
sublease 407-375-5240 3-23-5-3
$240/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 util.
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt.
Call PK 954-682-5979
or Call 904-705-1689 3-25-7-3
Cheap Gainesville Place sublease. $325
OBO Furn 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA apt.
Everything incl, w/W/D, pool, bus stop out-
side. May Aug Call Allison 352-514-3983
Very spacious 2BR/2BA townhome. Avail for
sublease on May 1st-July 31st. 2-level home
in beautiful Lakewood Villas. incl loft BR &
study. Price neg. Call Kelly 561-644-5937
Sublease -an awesome Countryside
Apartment. Avail NOW $420 includes ev-
erything. On bus route to UF and close to
1-75 for SFCC. High spd internet/cable. Pool
and b-ball. Contact Nicole 352-328-4551
$385/mo for summer sublet, unfurn.
Renewal available for next year. 1 BR/1 BA, 1
blk E of Sorority Row. Call Joe at 352-371-
5a Subleases Subleases "
5 min walk to Shands *
Country Gardens Apt
Now thru July
1BR/1BA w/W/D hkups, avail 4/29/2005
$525/mo, located in quiet condominium
community of Rustic Springs. 1923 NW 23rd
Blvd, Apt #122. Josh 317-8776 4-13-20-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA at Museum Walk Apts. $413/mo incl
pool, tanning, fitness ctr, W/D, internet, and
pets. Call 850-819-0272 3-23-5-3
Sublese a BEAUTIFUL HOUSE this sum-
mer. 2BR/1BA, W/D, hardwood floors, less
than 1 block from campus. Avail 4/30 8/14.
Call 256-6714 3-23-5-3
Gainesville Place poolside apt. w/balcony;
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA; avail May July. ALL
utilities included. Furnished $399/mo or best
offer. 514-4881 3-28-10-3
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
quiet neighborhood. Close to Shands, UF,
& library. $350/mo Pets ok. Call 262-1351
Oxford Manor sublease $295/
mo + 1/3 utils. 305-970-1619
Luxurious two-story poolside apt. 3BR/3BA,
W/D, free tanning spa & gym, no parking de-
cals $1114/mo plus utilities Leave a message
@ 262-8341 3-24-5-3
May thru Aug Lexington Crossing 1BR/1BA
in 4BR/4BA Ig rm, furn. All appliances. Cable.
Incl all utils. 2 bus rts, tanning, pool, ball &
vball cts, gym. $400/mb. Contact Karen
firstname.lastname@example.org or 772-341-9415 3-24-5-3.
Walk 2 class. Summer sublease huge
1BR/1BA, pool, W/D, walk in closet, cable
internet @ Museum Walk. $350/mo PRICE
NEGOTIABLE. Call 941-238-7118 3-24-5-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE Avail May 1st -
Aug 7th. 1BR/IBA in 2BR/2BA apt in The
Exchange. W/D, utils, ethernet & cable incl in
rent. $545/mo. On 2 bus rts. Fully furn. Call
4BR/2BA Avail 5/1 8/1. 1, 2, 3 or 4 BR @
$415/ea Unfurn. 1 block from Criser. Please
call Ashley 772-201-6158 4-7-15-3
THE LANDINGS summer sublease May
- Aug 1st. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Furniture
available upon request. $382/mo OBO. Call
Campus Club summer sublease: 1 F in 3BR.
$375/mo includes all utilities, cable, ethernet,.
maid service, 1st stop on bus 12. Option to
renew. Call 954-559-8470 ASAP 4-13-19-3
3 Blocks to UF, exc cond spacious 1BR NY
style loft. Avail 4/1 & for fall. Exc mgmt. Quiet
beautiful neighborhood. Free parking $468/
mo. 1824 NW 3rd PI. #12. David 283-1516
*1 BR/1 BA in huge 3BR/3BA*
At The Gables. $350/mo utils incl. Walk in
closet, W/D, cable internet, garage. May thru
July. Female only 352-514-5252 3-24-5-3
Now/Summer sublease 1/1 in 4/4 utilities +
wash/dry + ethemet + cable + full furnish +
pool view = DARN GREAT DEAL
ONLY $375/month 352-258-3542 3-31-10-3
Summer sublease 2BR/2BA avail in 4BRI
4BA in The Exchange apts. Great location,
price neg, utils incl. Females only, avail May-
Aug. Call Elyse 954-461-8506 3-23-8-3
Great Summer Sublease! Large BR in ador-
able 2BR house. 5 min walk from campus.
Avail May to Aug. $425/mo. Call 407-625-
8990 or email email@example.com 3-25-5-3
3/2.5 townhome avail 5/6 8/1. Free cable,
printing, tanning, intemet by the pool, unfur-
nished, W/D, bus route, $350/mo Individual.
leases available 352-514-4084 3-25-5-3
S**WALK TO CLASS* '
1/1 in 2/1 house behind Norman Hall. Great
location and very cheap. Avail April 25. Call
$400/mo Negotiable. The Landings 11 FT x
14 FT bedroom. Everything incl. free tanning,
sports courts, poolhouse. Summer. Furniture
available. 954-290-8087 3-25-5-3
1 BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA in female 4BR/4BA @
Lex Cr. 2 short bus rts. All inclusive $400/mo.
Call 352-216-1999 3-24-4-3
1 BLOCK FROM UF 2BR/1BA $310/ea May
thru mid Aug. Furnished or unfurnished,
wood floors. Call 863-670'-2192 or 352-359-
4BR/4BA apt 2 blocks from campus. May.
- July, W/D, $1880/mo Michael 359-0065
LEXINGTON summer sublease 1BR/1BA in
a 4BR/4BA apt. male. $900 whole summer.
Free ethernet, util included. Contact 386-
846-8890. Fully furnished. 3-25-5-3
1 BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA available immediately.
Pointe West Apts. $285/mo + 1/2 utils. Call
1/1 in 4/4 ONLY $350/mo May Aug. incl
furn, all util, W/D, cable & ethernet. I pay
all move-in fees. Call anytime 317-2976
Summer sublease at University Club.
Spacious 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BA
apt. Avail May 1 Inc. util, W/D, ethernet, fur-
nished, cable. $389/mo. Call 352-262-0569
University Glades Sublease!! SUMMER:
May -Aug $440/mo BR w/personalbath i- 3/
3 apt. incl all util. Furniture avail. Call Stacey
Reduced $450 @ The Exchange
furnished 1BR/1BA in 2/2
Kitchen, living room, porch,
W/D, now available.
Female please. 772-473-0560 3-28-5-3
Room for summer sublease A, B or C- in
a beautiful new house. Room is spacious.
Huge backyard w/pool. Pets welcome. Rent
$450!!.MUST see!! Everything included. 786-
1BR/1BA in. 3BR/3BA 2 story posh down-
town apt located in heart of G'ville nite life.
Lrg BR & walk-in closet. W/D Avail now thru
July. Free dep & $375 cash. Price neg. Call
May thru July.Village 34 Apts. 1BR near
shopping & UF. On busline. $300/mo. Call
REGENCY OAKS 2BR/2BA sublease. $665/
mo. For April, May, June & July. Call 352-
* 1 BR/1BA available in 3BR/3BA **
Fully furnished & all utilities included, 465/
mo. May-Aug, Aug rent FREE, prige neg. 2
convenient bus routes 9 & 34. Call 904-424-
SUMMER SUBLEASE 2 rooms @
University Commons. 4/2 apt, $385/mo
each, includes utils & cable. Avail now Aug.
Call 954-895-0884 or 904-377-9346 CLOSE
TO UF 3-28-5-3-
Continued on next page.
4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
R l Subleases
availablee immediately. 1BR/1BA in 3BR
house. Close to campus. W/D, great room-
nates. $0 down, $340/mo, negotiable. Call
im 727-642-0136 4-1-5-3
3un Key/Sun Island less than 1 mi to UF
BD/1BA, $480/mth. Fully Furnished, water
wailable May 1 July 31
.all 335-3649 3-25-4-3-
'BR sublet avail anytime in April @ The
_xchange.Call Hillary @ 407-928-1315
t*Call for move-in incentives!**
! blocks from campus! Summer sublease
it Windsor Hall, $400/mo, available May 1 -
uly 31, double suite, furnished, private bath,
utilities inc., Lesley 978-273-6103 3-29-5-3
'osh downtown 'apt in heart of nightlife.
BR/1BA, W/D, walk-in closet, loft, May
REE + KEEP sec dep. You take June & July
3r $400/mo HURRY before its too late! 305-
SUMMER SUBLEASE $375/mo utils incl.
BR in 5BR/3BA house. 5 min walk to cam-
)us. Call Meg @ 904-403-8167 3-28-4-3
BR/1 BA sublease w/option to renew avail 5/
thru 7/31. Close to UF, rts, alarm $415/mo
)BO. Keep my sec depoist. Call Sue 352-
SBR/1BA in 2BR/2BA apt avail May 1st Aug
Oth at Melrose Apts W/D, utils, ethernet +
:able incl in rent. Fully furn. Call Korinne at
BR/1 BA LOFT TOWNHOUSE
Aay 1stthru July 31st. $550/mo. Pool, alarm,
,ets ok. Near UF, VA & Shands. 3 bus rts.
,all 352-262-8558 4-5-10-3
attentionn Students! An apartment at College
lanor Studio apartments. There is a $300
;ublease fee. The rent is $459 per month.
Jtilities are included Call Bayo. @ 379-9126
,BR/3BA in 4BR/4BA apt in Campus Lodge.
Aay thru Aug.'$500/mo ea. Negotiable. Call
i-4 BR avail.All summer
Vald to campus, great pool
4ew furniture & carpet, $400/mo
includes all, Call 407-310-3957 3-29-5-3
Summer Sublease. Huge furnished 1BR/
BA in 4BR apt. in Stoneridge.' Electric,
'able, ethernet included. $400/mo OBO. Call
:arrell 954-288-8455 3-29-5-3
SUMMERR SUBLEASE from May 1 -Aug 10.
.349/mo, incl utils, cable, internet, water, pvt
IA, 12 x 10 room. MELROSE APT. 407-484-
'1 8/1. 1-3 BRs in 4BR/4BA. SW 13th
t. At the Landings apts. $375/mo. Util incl.
urnished. Shana 954-295-3564 3-29-5-3
SAP sublease Apr Jun. 1BR avail in
spacious 2BR/2BA new apt..W/D, no fee,
235/mo. NS serious student/prof only. ph:
01-671-5165 rcd410@lycos 3-25-3-3
;ampus Lodge apts. POOLSIDE 1/1 in 2/2
other room vacant. May-Aug. w/option to re-
ew. $4S0/mo furnished, all utils + internet,
V/D, Call 352-871-3117 3-31-7-3
BR in 2BR/2BA sublet NOW to 6/30:
;210/mo plus half utilities. Walk distance to
:ampus. 1823 NW5th Ave. Call 846-5816 or
mail firstname.lastname@example.org 3-25-3-3
10 SECOND WALK TO UF.
.ooking-lass Apts. Summer sublease for
3450/mo (NEGOTIABLE) Call Drew @ 561-
The Exchange $350/mo
1/1 in 4/4, pool view, May-Aug
All utils incl., female preferred
Call Ashley at 763-300-9763 3-29-5-3
Summer Sublease 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA.
Colonial Village $265/mo + 1/3 utilities.
Fully furnished, clean, M/F 904-477-8156
lU Roommates 3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Resposible. 60 second walk
to UF. Old house charm with all amenities.
Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv mes-
sage. Private Owner 4-20-71-4
Female roommates wanted brand new 2100
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
UF. nternet, HBO'cable, sec alarm & utils
incl $525/mo.Avail 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!
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 4-20-71-4
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
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. $340 .+
utils. 352-271-8711 3-24-25-4
IMMEDIATE ROOMMATE to rent 1BR in 3/2
house. New wood floors, new appliances, 4
mi from campus. $350/mo +1/3 utils. Ryan
GIRLS ONLY 2 rooms one April, one May to
July 31. Each w/pvt baths. Cent AC, W/D,
cable incl. Internet-ready. $350/mo each.
305-299-3485 Call 352-472-9778 3-23-20-4
Roommate needed. $200/mo + $200 refund-
able dep. + 1/2 util. Furnished 2BR/2BA.
Female preferred. 352-335-6274 3-23-20-4
Grad, uppperclassman, or prof to share spa-
cious new 3BR/2BA house. Internet & cable
incl. Must be neat, clean & responsible. $450
or 425/mo + 1/2 utils. Short or long term
avail. 262-3989 4-4-26-4
2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave by Credit Union/
Norman .Hall/hospital/buses for city/UF.
Laundry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 + half
util. Quiet/considerate F/M? Call 337-9746
2 F NS ROOMMATES NEEDED for summer
or fall @ University Terrace West, SW 20th
Ave. Fullyfurn, ea person has own pvt BR
+ pvt BA, no dep, 1 yr lease, $350/mo + 1/4
utils. Call Talia 352-427-8583 3-30-15-4
for a 2BR/2BA condo in nice & quiet NW
part of town. Call for more info 514-6213
Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th & University, $300 + split util, sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact email@example.com or
leave message at 352-870-7256 4-20-28-4-
4BR/4BA Univ Terr W Condo -Immed Occ
- Room rental basis Perfect for sutednts
with or without roommates! $400/mo per rm,
utilities & broadband pd, bus to campus! Call
Summer sublease $315/rno or full yr
lease $385/mo 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA in
Kensington N on SW 20th. Huge walk-in
closet Great F rmmt in grad sch, 2 cats.
F only. Avail May 2nd. Kathryn 262-9588
Roommate for 3BR/2BA cut home near NE
historic district. Stable, older grad student or
porfessional-woman. No drugs/aic. $300. incl
utils. 352-384-3793 3-28-10-4
Tivoli Apartments. $338 + utils. Private BA,
no sec dep, pool, gym, tennis courts. 339-
1 room 4 rent in 4BR/2BA house @ 2
NW 29th St. 8 blocks to UF, private bath,
screened porches, carport, pets OK. No
lease or deposit $290 + utils. Call 352-283-
1 Female, responsible, NS, student wanted
for 3BR/2BA house. A/C, W/D, pet friendly,
close to UF & SFCC, 1st & last mo rent.
$300/mo + 1/3 utils. Call Liz 352-339-5463
2BR avail in 4BR/4BA condo in Countryside.
W/D in apt, 32" TV, walk-in closets, pool,
gym, e-net $400/mo incl electric & cable.
1 MONTH FREE W/LEASE 305-944-3600
Avail NOW Great location 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA, Washer and dryer, high spd internet,
$308/mo + util. Females only, please call
Lauren @ 352-799-3726 Iv message. 4-
1/1 in 2/2.5 for rent $450 furnished 1/2 utils.
SW 69th Terr. Lots of new upgrades, back-
yard, avail now. Call Renee at 407-702-3899
Room w/pvt bath avail mins from UF,
Shands, etc. Spacious luxury house has
fireplace, pvt billards room, hard wood floors
throughout., new appliances. $495/mo. Call
Anthony 337-1330 4-11-22-4
2 Females looking for third M/F roommate
to share a 3/3 condo less than a mile from
campus. $275/month + 1/3 utilities. Call Erin
at 352-316-1063 3-23-5-4
F/NS grad student to share 3 bed/2.5 bath
condo w/1 female mature grad student.
Casablanca West complex, quiet, extra
storage. $412/mo & 1/2'utl. Pets welcome.
Move in Aug 1 for 12 mo lease. Call Marisa
Roommate needed to share beautiful 3/2
house in NW G'ville. Fully furn, pets' wel-
come, huge fenced yard, W/D, DW. Available
immediately. Vicky at 386-848-5620 3-23-
N/S ROOMMATE needed for fall and/or
summer for 3BR home near mall. Located in
quiet wooded area. $350/mo EVERYTHING
INCLUDED. Must love dogs. 352-262-9630
Share 2BR downtown apt. Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF & library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease okay.
Pets okay. Call 262-1351 3-30-11-4
ATTENTION! F roommate needed for 1BR/
1BA in a condo. $400/mo utils incl. Must be
responsible, neat & clean. Avail Now i Call
Mabgene @ 561-827-4970 3-23-5-4
Room in 3/2 house by lake & woods, Ig yard,
cent AC, W/D, nice kitchen, art room; seek-
ing cooperative, easygoing roommie $300/mo
+ shared bills, 1st, last, sec dep 384-1431
STONERIDGE APARTMENTS 1 female
roommate needed for awesome 3BR/2.5BA
townhouse. Rent $310 + 1/3 utils. Easygoing
- Call Leila 407-701-2869 3-24-5-4
Need ASAP: F non-smoking for Ig 2/2 apt w/
gym/pool, close to Butler Plaza. Prefer grad/
prof. Cat ok. $550/mo total W/D & cable
incl. Call Irena at 352-284-3377 3-25-5-4
**4 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS**
Large house w/pool, wood floors, big rooms.
2BRs available. Wireless. $450/mo + utils
ea. Corey 904-234-5214 or 352-373-9015
Looking for individual to share 2BR condo
in Casablanca. $610/mo incl everything:
W/D, cable, lights, etc. Pool. Call 870-7869
Grad student pref aquarium enthusiast
House near Oaks Mall 3/2. New ful appl, TV,
wireless web, only one other roommate, of-
fice to share, deck & shed, 1/2 util $400 rent
Roommate wanted for a 3BR/2BA house
1.5 miles from campus. $430/mo everything
included. Call Amy 352-219-5780 4-2-10-4
M/F needed now for 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
condo near mall. Huge living area & kitchen,
W/D, hi-spd net, pool. Must be clean, NS.
$400/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Allison 225-1296
SPECIAL! One bedroom for 2 people $60
per/person. Room for a couple M/M, F/F or
M/F for details + info call home + message #
376-0384 or fast response pager #202-7074
will respond immediately plus another room
at $85 P/W. 3-29-5-4
.1BR w/pvt BA at Countryside. Prefer female,
$425/mo to begin Aug 1st. Includes internet
& utilities. 561-512-7733 or 561-575-3821
TWO MORE MALES to share large 4/2 w/2
other males. Completely remodeled apt w/2
living roOms, wet bar, W/D incl, back yard
w/table. $265 plus security. Call Karl 332-
a ll Real Estate
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop.-Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5
NEW COMPANY IN GAINESVILLE
looking to buy or lease houses in this area.
Any size, price or condition. 352-264-7347
or visit us at www.happygatortomes.com4-
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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-
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURCHASING
A HOUSE OR CONDO NEAR UF?
Plenty of properties are available.
Call Marc J. Nakleh at Campus Realty
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
3BR/2.5BA condo. 1 floor living downtown
Gainesville. Approx 1850 sq ft. $304,900.
407-346-2322 Owner/Agent 3-24-15-5
HOT STUDENT CONDOS NEAR UF.
Save Thousandss When You Buy Now.
FREE LIST of Great Local Condos.
Campus Realty Group
Contact Scott Hancock for rental, property
management & residential sales information:
352-359-1678 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1BR/1BA LOFT CONDO
ELEGANT BOHEMIAN STYLE. Interior fea-
tures a customized kitchen, bath & balcony,
convt to UF, Shands, VA & mall. Amp. pking.
$73,800 352-222-2942 4-20-28-5
Townhouse 3BR/2BA. Close to UF. On bus
rt. Quiet location. Dish/W, W/D, tile kitchen,
living/dining area. Fenced backyard. Pool.
$140,000 352-284-6154 3-29-10-5
(DOB 02/21186); 6'01",
145 Ibs, Black Hair,
Grand Theft 3RD Degree, 2 Counts of
Petit Theft, Resisting Detainment,
Criminal Mischief Less than 200,
Trespass. Theft, and No Valid Drivers
Call (352) 372-STOP
HOUSE 2245 NW 37th PI. 3BR/2BA 1900 sq
ft, 3 mi from UF, laundry rm, Ig Fla rm, den,
new A/C & siding, extra parking ramp. $172k
352-374-4177, cell 538-6603 3-29-10-5
Great Homes Near UF
STOP Renting. Own Your Home.
FREE LIST of Campus Area Homes
Campus Realty Group
OAK BROOK CONDO for sale
2Br/2BA 2 blocks from UF on SW 13th St.
& SW 16th Ave. New carpet & AC unit.
$128,000 includes all appliances. Call owner
3 CONDOS FOR SALE BY OWNER
Located in Rockwood Villas, Treehouse
Village.& Serenola Manor. For photos & con-
tact info visit: http://plaza.ufl.edulfergie27/
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
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 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-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
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 100% Italian leather.
Brand new inr plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-20-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box. Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71-6
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$490Qn sets $890Single 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
Washer & Dryer 1 yr lease $300,
1 semester $160. Call 332-0602 or 318-
COMPACT KITCHEN UNIT
sink, refrigerator, 2 burners (all electric) 26"
x 31" Never used. Asking $650 Parker 271-
Bedroom Furniture: Full size black Lacquer
headboard with bronze trim, dresser with
mirror, chest & two nightstands; Box springs
& mattress $300; 682-1147 3-23-2-6
Dresser $35, queen sz bed $60, dorm fridge
sm $40, VHS movie camera $65, lawnmower
$60, electric mower $60, musical cuckoo
clock $65. Call 335-5326 2-25-3-6
- PA+ta.p uter ee
W& Mak& Ho&e& ca&4'
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.
*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
Networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
Compete rnet. 352.219.2980
-networks, wireless, virus
- we BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7
0 Personal Email "myname.com"
* Internet Hosting 0 Ecommerce Linux
Windows Cpanel $5.99
visit www.hostingsupercenter.com 3-28-6-7
a l Electronics
722-S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
$10! TV'S, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES!
Police Seized! From $10! Info: 800-749-
8128 ext M974 4-20-31-8
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
2 For Sale
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bar
supplies, glassware, geer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.W.Beaty. Co. 4322 'NW 13th St, Gville
RWBEATYCOM 376-5939. 4-20-71-10
Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtown 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
34th St. Get more bang for your $! New items
daily Mon Sat 378-3654 4-20-43-10
"College Survival Tips" e-books. Download
with credit card or e-check; or pay by check
and receive in e-mail. Only $8 at
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW67th Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. All models & directions avail on web-
2003 BUELL BLAST
500 cc 7960 mi, fun ride.
$2795. Call 352-256-8527 4-1-15-11
SCOOTER FOR SALE
49cc, Itralian design, top speed 50 mph, 3-
mo old, $350 514-7773 3-29-10-11
2003 HYOSUNG SENSE SCOOTER
blue 767 mi, garage kept, $850, Call Robyn
** CASH PAID FOR MOTORCYCLES **
SCOOTERS, DIRT BIKES in ANY condition,
Running or Not, Titles orNot.
PROMPT PICK UP. Call ANYTIME
352-495-7769 Pleasn leave message
MOTORCYCLE WANTED 750cc crui .r or
larger. WILL TRADE LAPTOP PC + CASH
Joel 336-0075 3-30-10-11
Red RX-8 Scooter for Sale basically new,
bought just 6 months ago, got a car so I
have'to sell it. Paid $1,400 you can-have
it for $1,100 OBO. Call Lou @ 278-8338
New Euro 3D 49cc scooter
4 stroke Air-cooled electric
start/110 mpg. Available in
silver, yellow & pink.$999
Call Archana at 609-468-8373 3-25-6-11
2004' Vento Phantom Scooter 150cc, 4
stroke, 445 mi. Perfect condition. Many ex-
tras $1700 352-472-4054 3-29-5-11
* 1 Autos
FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**FAST CASH PAID**
For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
Best Cars Lowest Prices
**Power.windows don't work?*'*
On site available
Gall Steve 338-5142.
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring your W2 & drive home today. Casl
cars as low as $1000. No credit check. Cal
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 da)
warranty eng & trans. No credit check. Cal
'88 Honda Accord $699
'86 Buick LeSabre $799
'88 Toyota Corolla $899
'90Acura Legend $999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
'90 Chevy Lumina Van $1499
'93 Chevy Blazer $1499
'90 Ford F-150 $2499
'93 Chrysler New Yorker $1999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
96 HONDA CIVIC
2door 5 spd, Vtech, 93K miles, cold AC, all
power. $4000. 262-3989 3-29-15-12
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
Hondas, Chevys, Toyotas, etc. For listings
1990 DODGE SPIRIT
Gold, 4 dr, automatic, all power, A/C, 100k.
$2000 OBO 352-378-0329 3-23-5-12
HONDA CIVIC EX 2002 2 dr, auto, gold
sunroof, 42k mi, Keyless entry. Excel cond
$12,800 OBO. 352-214-1079. 386-462.
2907, email@example.com 3-23-5-12
PERFECT CONDITION 90k miles
Mitsubishi Eclipse '93. $4000 negotiable.
Don't miss this opportunity. Green, Sony CD
player radio. Call 352-328-5894 3-24-5-12
88 Mazda 323
$590 Call.352-871-1149 3-31-8-12
2001 KIA SPECTRA 4 door, automatic, "
owner, 37k miles, like new. Must see"$5400
Call 352-339-5158 3-29-5-1.2
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ET(
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lad'
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass C(
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St
Augustine Catholic Church. For more inft
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area
Needed: Musicians, Media Talents, Mult:
media, Video, Graphics, Lead Guiter, Drums
Keyboards, Rhythm, Fiddle, Horns & others
for Christian ministry.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org 4-1-10-13
,WANTED: MAZDA RX7 2 door, 1982 to '8E
ASAP for 2 hour engineering study. 198
preferred. $100.. Call, Iv mssg. 375-871(
WANTED: Need Delta Frequent Flyer Miles
for international trip. 25,000 100,000 miles
Contact email@example.com 4-25-3-13
U 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
information or arranging meetings
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16, ALLIGATOR I WEDNESDAY, MAIACH,23, 2005
Sthe independent florida
Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail ori-
ented, 'organized individual needed to co-
ordinate daily office procedures: Must work
well under pressure meeting daily deadlines.
Possess excellent customer service skills.
Duties include some procedural training with
a constantly changing student sales staff.
Modest salary, good benefits, and excellent
working environment. With resume, send
cover letter that must include salary require-
ments for-you to be considered for an inter-
view. Send to Assistant General Manager,
The Independent Florida Alligator, POB
14257, Gainesville, FL, 32604. No phone
calls please. EOE.
the independent florida *
Evening Newpaper Production
Applications are now being accepted for edi-
torial production at the Independent Florida
Alligator. Applicants should be available two
to three nights a'week between 6:00 pm and
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production
duties include layout and design. Experience
is preferred on software applications, Adobe'
IndoJgn, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat A
one-year commitment is expected. Please
include references and availability on ap-
All previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F. Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
* Help Wanted 3
$$ 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-
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF & DRIVERS
FT or PT, flexible schedules. Call 2-5pm 378-
2442 or come in and fill out an application
@ California Chicken Grill 2124 SW-34th St
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-20-71-14
Needed for evaluations of
.Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail'required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
AUDITORS for local growing inventory
service. FT/PT, DFWP. Paid training. Call
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-
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
the independent florida World's largest pizza delivery company now
O0 S Delivery Drivers
o Pizza makers
Phone order takers
AD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The Alligator Production department is
accepting student applications for the posi-
tion of Ad Graphic.Designer. Starting with
Summer'Semester. Will train, but must have
experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, and Acrobat. Friendly work en-
vironment, flexible schedule, with hours
between 9AM and 5PM Mon Fri. Fill out an
application at the front desk of The Alligator,.
1105 W. University Ave, Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM.
Inlcude available work schedule and refer-
ences. Previous applicants are welcome to
-reapply with current schedule. EOE
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-
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Nights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
.-lust work summer breaks.
408W. University Ave Suite #106
All you-need is a reliable car & avery positive
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14
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
gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave'for info: 379-9600 3-25-45-14
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed.
Gatorfood.com is looking for responsible,
enthusiastic people. City geography knowl-
edge, customer svc. exp helpful. Room for.
advancement For more info: David 379-3663
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.
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
* 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.
SECRETARY needed.' Gatorfood.com is
looking for personable, responsible, enthu-
siastic, fun people. Customer service exp
helpful. For more info call David 379-3663
GET PAID for YOUR OPINIONS!
Earn $15-$125 and more per survey
Web developer wanted. HTML, CSS,
motivated. 1 year minimum, portfolio a
must, graphic skills preferred. Contact
Flash programmer wanted. Animation action
script, graphic experience, portfolio a must,
1 year minimum. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
PROGRAMMER Internship -
C++ and OOP experience required.
Installshield, Palm and PocketPC
email: email@example.com 3-24-20-14
MARKETING ASSISTANT Internship -
Gain experience in the medical
publishing field. Computer,
telephone and Internet research
skills req. email firstname.lastname@example.org-
ENTRY LEVEL TECH. SUPPORT
conimutication, and computer
proficiency required. Flex'sched. Will train.
$6-7/Hr Pt/Ft email@example.com 3-24-20-14
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
c#, SQL knowledge. E-mail resume to
Private dance co. Great for students. Great-
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 3-29-10-14
Earn up to $117,500 in bonuses in 2005!
Must have positive attitude and be success
driven. Call 1-877-656-3344 for appt. 3-31-
College Credit Possible $672/wk
888-362-2635 ext 251 for more info. 4-20--
SAT/ACT tutor to help develop on-line
study program. Contact 352-375-0772 Ext
122 or forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
WANTED: PT barn help in exchange for liv-
ing accomodations. Exp needed. Micanopy
area. Silber Ridge Stables 352-361-1454
Be a Nanny for a Loving family!
FT/PT/Occasional, Great Money
mail to: email@example.com
(352) :,'2. i -4 5,1 Q,, I .l )50 4-20-30-14
Nurse/Medical assistant for busy
Dermatology office. Ideal position for health
related major. Full time position 32-36 hrs/
wk, Minimum 1 yr commitment. Experience
preferred but willing to train motivated
person. Salary negotiable. Fax resume to
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (full day avilablity)
and line workers. (AM 8:30 1 & PM 12 6
shifts available) 15-40 hrs your choice. Great
work environments. Apply in person. 7404
NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 3-31-16-14
Apply at www.tutortolearn.com
Top pay! 3-23-5-14
$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes. FT/PT
No experience necessary. For more info call
FT toddler teacher wanted 8:30 5:30 M-F. 2
year 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..
Security Staff Needed Nowl
$6.00/hr now $6.75/hr summer
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at housing office near Beaty.
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
SERVERS & HOSTS. Experienced &
friendly. Apply in person between 2 & 5
pm. NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St. 3-
CAMP COUNSELORS Gain valuable
experience while having the. summer of a
lifetime. Counselors,, needed for Outdoor
Adventure, Arts, Aquatics & more in the
Pocono Mtns of Pennsylvania. Apply on line
@ www:pineforestcamp.com 4-20-26-14
EARN $7500-$8500 (May 2 -Aug 19)
School Furniture Installers.
$9/Hr FIT45-55 hrs/wk.
Out of town travel M-F.
All travel expenses paid.
All training and equipment provided.
Call immediately to secure
a spot for this year
Contact Jimmy at 373-7516 (DFWP)
NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER Live-in PT for 7
. mo-old baby.. Must'have transportation & ref-
erences. Call 386-462-7343 3-29-10-14
EBAY POWER SELLER WANTED
8 hrs daily. $1000-$2000/mo. Resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Need perfect
ebay selling experience. 514-7773 4-5-15-
Needed imm, child care for church nursery,
18-23 hrs/wk, eves, summer position, may
become perm, responsible Christian,: exp,
ref, background check req'd. 333-7700 x
Information technology position available.
Some experience required. For more in-
formation, contact email@example.com with
Customer Service rep wanted.
MS Office Experience required.
Contact: Jackson Industries,
4001 Newberry Rd, E4, Gvl or
O2BKIDS searching for dance team, gym-
nastic & pre-school teachers leads w/CDA,
as well as housekeepers for all locations. FT/
PT positions avail. ppi,, wrn,-,. 4-6-15-14
Full Time Only
We need 10 people to learn
our office, warehouse, and sales work
immediately! No exp needed.
Call Raven @ 352-379-2783
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
Rain unable to cool Gators' bats
By FARZAD SAFI
A huge sixth inning and a punctual
delay were all the Gators needed to
end Central Florida's two-game win-
ning streak over UF.
The game was delayed after a
four-run sixth inning put the Gators
ahead for good after a tied affair. UF
won 17-6 over UCF thanks to offensive
bursts and effective pitching by senior
Connor Falkenbach and junior Darren
"It's interesting to see how a club
responds to the rain," Coach Pat
McMahon said. "I know it's funny,
but we practice for the rain in the fall.
It's important to persevere no matter
The Golden Knights appeared
early on as if they would make it three
in a row over UE
Freshman right-hander Bryan
Augenstein struggled and was pulled
by McMahon after 2.1 innings.
"Bryan faced a great offensive ball-
club," McMahon said. "He has a great,
strong arm and was throwing it in the
"As a freshman, he just needs to
learn to back off. He has a great career
ahead of him, though."
The young pitcher lost a chance at
his first collegiate win, giving up three
runs over the span of 37 pitches.
"Bryan didn't have a great night,"
Falkernch said. "He needs to just put
this behind him and move on."
AUCF junior right-hander Taylor
Cobb had his way over the first three
innings, holding the Gators to two
Meanwhile, the Golden Knights'
offense got in three runs before
Augenstein was pulled.
McMahon put in right-hander
Falkenbach, who immediately righted
Tim Casey/ Alligator
Pitcher Bryan Augenstein gave up three runs in 2.1 innings in UF's 17-6
win against Central Florida.
the ship. Falkenbach denied UCF any
runs over the three innings he was on
"I didn't panic when I was put in,"
Falkenbach said. "I knew it was only
a matter of time until we scored some
runs. My job was just to keep the game
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 20
SEC not up to par
uick, name five SEC hoops players who don't
wear the color blue.
You've got seven seconds. Four. Three ...
Name one SEC baller in contention for a Player of
the Year award.
How many SEC teams besides Kentucky are left in
the NCAA Tournament?
List the SEC teams that rank nationally in the top 10
of any of the following stats: scoring, scoring defense,
assists, blocks and steals.
You have unlimited time to
S answer the final four problems
of your Louis in the Bullpen
A Louis considering there are- no an-
Louis in the Bullpen The Southeastern
email@example.com Conference, long known for
its grit and knack for sending
teams to the NCAA Tournament, has hit an off year.
Or maybe a pothole the size of Lexington.
The SEC was already mired in a midseason nose-
dive before March 17. Then came March Sadness: there
was LSU's sitdown courtesy of UAB. Alabama toasted
to Milwaukee's Worst. UF sang "We are the SoftOnes"
amid Queen protests. And, alas, Mississippi State
proved there's nothing better than having Dick Vitale
shovel your Bulldogs turd while screaming "Dukies"
this, "J.J. Redick" that.
All that's left is Kentucky. And just like the Yankees
should be considered more than a MLB team and Shaq
should not be categorized with his NBA peers, the
Wildcats cannot serve as the SEC's barometer.
While we're on Shaq a stud of an LSU center
from '89 to '92 let's see what the Diesel himself wrote
about the SEC in his book "Shaq Attaq."
"...I liked the conference, the SEC. I looked at it
SEE BULLPEN, PAGE 20
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD
UF hopes for more success as outdoor season begins
Track and field season officially starts
this week with the largest track event in the
Southeast, the 62nd annual Florida Relays,
held at UF's Percy Beard Track.
The meet will feature collegiate and high
school teams from across the nation.
Competing teams include current NCAA
women's champion Tennessee, Miami, South
Carolina, Arkansas and Louisiana State.
"The Florida Relays is a fun meet," said
women's coach Tom Jones.
Candice Scott, who holds the collegiate re-
cord in the weight throw, will be in her home
NCAA Men's Basketball
country of Trinidad and will not compete.
The meet will also be a
chance for thrower Rachel
Longfors to compete in her
primary event, the discus,
which isn't offered during
the indoor season.
"This weekend is going
to be interesting," Longfors
said. "I'm excited for the
Jones discus, extremely -excited.
But I also can open up well in the hammer,
* Log on to alligatorSports.org for
a story on UF women's swimmer
Vipa Bernhardt. Also, be sure to
catch the complete men's and
women's track stories.
The junior holds the UF record in the dis-
cus, and took eighth place in the weight throw
at the NCAA championships.
"We have a lot of great high school kids
coming into compete also," Jones said. "A lot
of the top talented kids in the state are going
to be here, which gives us the opportunity to
look at them, but also gives every school that's
here the chance to look at them, too."
The meet starts March 23 at 10 a.m. with
the women's heptathlon.
81972: The UF baseball team comes back
from a 10-run deficit to defeat Miami of
Ohio 14-13. However, the Gators barely
finished better than .500 with a final record
It's a difficult task to get re-focused for
a new season after breaking collegiate and
world records, but that's the way it works for.
Kerron Clement and the rest of the UF men's
track and field team this week.
SBeing a track athlete has just as much to
do with endurance as it does with speed. Are
there any other records to be broken?
After another outstanding effort during the
indoor season in which the Gators finished
No. 2 nationally, men's coach Mike Holloway
SEE TRACK, PAGE 20
INBA: Detroit vs. Philadelphia
ESPN, 7 p.m.
NNBA: Dallas vs. Golden State
ESPN, 10:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 19
Jot done yet
Lochte craves NCAA title
By BRIAN STEELE
They saw it from the beginning.
When most children first jump
into a pool, they are simply trying
to make a thundering splash with a
UF junior swimmer Ryan
Lochte, however, had different
plans as a kid.
"At his first meet, we knew he
had capabilities to swim fast," said
his mother, Ike Lochte. "How far
he took it was up to him. It was
very natural; he just jumped in and
Now, two Olympic medals,
11 All-American honors, several
world record times and countless
other awards later, Lochte looks to
add something else to his trophy
case on Thursday: an NCAA cham-
While being the leader of a
team trying to win its first national
championship in over 20 years
would put overwhelming pressure
on many, head coach Gregg Troy
knows Lochte better than that.
"He is mentally extremely
tough," Troy said. "He likes chal-
lenges. I think his competitiveness
brings his teammates up. He really
enjoys racing and thrives on pres-
sure. With that and a great work
ethic, it's hard not to be success-
"I'm satisfied, but at the same
time I'm not," Lochte said. "My
expectations for myself are a lot
higher. I know that I've trained
harder than most people and that
helps me. I'm taking one meet at
a time, and-right now it's NCAAs.
[Winning a national champion-
ship] is always something we've
talked about. Our team this year
is a lot better; we've trained harder,
we're getting along better than ever
Lochte's goals may seem high to
anyone else, but according to him,
they are very reasonable. He has
some choice wvord- and gestures for
those who would tell him he was
aiming too high.
"I'd probably give them the
finger," Lochte said. "I'd throw in
a couple of cuss words at them too.
I guess everybody has their own
opinion, but I know what I'm ca-
pable of doing."
It's impossible to deny that
Lochte is reaching a new level, with
swimmers from other teams asking
for pictures with him in the middle
of meets. Even with this publicity,
Lochte remains stable.
"In a way, [the pictures and
publicity] help because I don't get
nervous or bothered," Lochte said.
"It just takes my mind off most of
the stuff. It's fun."
Ever since first recruiting
Lochte, the coaching staff has had
Ike Lochte agrees and has never high expectations for him. When one of th
seen her son fazed by any sur- Lochte broke records at the confer- his success
roundings. ence meet, Troy was asked if he was Tro
"He doesn't let the pressure get surprised at Lochte's performance. with him
to him," she said. "He doesn't think He responded with a simple "No."
about swimming until i '
about swimmg until "[Lochte] is obviously one of the best athletes.
He has a goal and When he first got here, we set up goals and went for those.
just goes after it. He makes the exceptional normal."
He is a fun-loving hard worker, Gregg Troy, UF men's ..- coach
and now an Olympian. His goals he
may be different, but I don't think "He is obviously one of the best was in hi
he's changed as a person; he's still athletes," Troy said "When he first he has nc
the same." got here, we set up goals and went all the pul
Even though many would feel for those He makes the exceptional that it has
content with two Olympic med- for those. He makes the exceptional h
als around their neck in addition ormal."fees he h
to countless other awards and re- However, Lochte's mother way to gc
cords, Ryan Lochte does not exactly knows that despite her son's athlet- pea"
have the same sentiments. ic gifts, the coaching staff has been peak
Matt Marriott, Alligator Stal
Eleven-time All-Americanmand Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte watches his Gators team-
mate Darian Townsend finish the last leg of the men's 400-yard medley relay. Lochte has two Olympic
e greatest contributors to
ha. always been upfront
," she said. "Him achiev-
g a lot of his goals can be.
attributed to the coach-
ing.. They've been
amazing for him."
While Lochte says
's the same person he
s freshman year and that
)t given much thought to
blicity, that does notmean
Snot affected him. He still
as a potentially very long
's no way I've reached my
chte said. "[There are] still
a lot of ways to go for me in swim-
nming In [20i05 at Beijing] I don'tjust
\ ant to make the Ol\mpic team. I
want to. get gold medals and be the
fastest person in the world. I've got
to train hard."
Lochte also says his mind is al-
ways clear before a race.
"A whole lot of nothing [goes
on in my mind before.a race]; I
don't really think before my races,"
Lochte said. "I just go with the flow
and am relaxed. I don't pay atten-
tion to the race before I get on the
Lochte is aware of the high
expectations the public has for
him, but when he hits the water, it
doesn't affect him.
"I know [breaking another
record is] what people are think-
ing," Lochte said. "I don't really
care, though. I'm not swimming for
them; I'm swimming for myself."
Even with a second-place finish
to Auburn at the conference meet,
Lochte feels that the Gators are now
closer than ever to achieving his
goal of a national championship.
"[Auburn] didn't blow us out
of the water like they did last year
at SECs," Lochte said. "They know
we're going to be gunning for them.
I bet Auburn swimmers are scared
right now. I know they're scared."
He may just be right.
Tousek returns to glory through UF's ups, downs
By DAN TREAT
A lot has changed in the last three months
for the No. 6 UF gymnastics team.
The Gators' high score has jumped from
194.45 to 197.2, they've bounced as low as
No. 12 and as high as No. 4 in the national
rankings and 11 different gymnasts have con-
tributed scoring routines.
No one on the team, however, may be
a better example of those changes then
The sophomore from Ontario earned
C -. All1 A .--:--1
for UF in anyof this season's first five meets.
"It was really frustrating," Tousek said. "I
really wanted to put up good scores to help
the team, so at the beginning of the year it
Coach Rhonda Faehn ranks Tousek as one
of the three gymnasts who have improved the
most since the beginning of this season, along
with Tiffany Murry and-Savannah Evans.
"[Tousek] wasn't competing for us for
probably the first couple of competitions at
least," Faehn said. "And then not really get-
ting into lineup for the first five meets, and
then she competed solidly for us and is fight-
ing for three different events right now, but
nrst team All-American honors on vault as a she's doing.a great job."
freshman, but did not turn in a scored routine Tousek, who can speak English, French,
Czech, Spanish and some Russian, came to
UF after earning the title of 2003 Elite Ontario
and Canadian National vault champion
as well as the 2002 -Elite
Ontario floor exercise title.
Her older sister,
Yvonne, competed for
UCLA from 2001-2004 and
was the 2001 NCAA un-
even bars champion.
Tousek Tousek has been at-
tempting routines that are
more difficult then the ones that helped her
earn eighth place at the NCAA Individual
Vault Championships last April, and that
may have slowed her re-entering the lineup.
"I had to get more consistent with my
routines," Tousek said. "I've put in more dif-
ficulty this year, so it wasn't that consistent in
the beginning, but now we're justworking on
polishing and perfecting stuff."
Tousek first cracked the balance beam
lineup against Auburn, and was thnrtt into
action on. floor exercise after Orley Szmuch
rolled her ankle on a balance beam dis-'
Since that time, she has been juggling
vault, balance beam and floor exercise, re-
cently.scoring a 9.75 on vault and a 9.825
on floor exercise as part of-UF's wins oi er
Pittsburgh and Yale last Friday.
"I'm very happy. Right now, I'm in three
events, so I'm happy I can contribute my
10, ALLIGATOR S WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2005
UF continues upward climb against Blue Devils
By NATASHA WEINSTEIN
It might seem that the No. 15 UF
women's tennis team would hardly
pose a threat to No. 7 Duke.
Don't be so sure.
Coming off a win against tenth-
ranked North Carolina, the Gators
are looking to reclaim their spot at
the toikof the rankings. Back-to-back
Southeastern Conference losses two
weeks ago caused them to drop 13
spots in the rankings.
"I don't think we're a 15th-ranked
team talent-wise; we just haven't
played anybody yet," Coach.Roland
Thomqvist said. "Bottom line is if
we play good tennis, I think we can
beat anybody. And the rankings will
take care of themselves."
The Gators face the Blue Devils at
5 p.m today.
"[Duke] has always been one
of those teams
close," he said.
"Every year they
find a ,way to
play. their abso-
lute best tennis
and we certainly
Thornqvist have to be ready
for nothing less."
The Gators have been spending
lots of time on the court improving
errors made in weeks prior.
"The road to recovery is new ter-
ritory for our players," Thornqvist
said. "There is one way to go about
it get back on the court and work
ATHLETES HONORED: UF soc-
cer player Ashley Kellgren and
swimmer Justin Zumsteg have
been named the 2005 UF nomina-
tions for the H. Boyd McWhorter
SSince 1986, the SEC has presented
the award to the league's top male
and female scholar-athletes.
The conference will name the
2005 recipients of the scholarship on
April 6 in conjunction with National
Davis' seven RBI most for Gators since 2003
BASEBALL, from page 18
The Gators' offense finally got on the board in the
fourth when senior centerfielder Jeff Corsaletti brought
junior Stephen Barton home.
Sophomore second baseman Adam Davis took care
of the rest, hitting a three-run home run to put UF up
"We had a great night as a team," Davis said. "I
swung the bat really well and just had a nice time out
Davis also had three RBI after the delay to give him
seven RBI for the night. It was the most for any Gators
player since Brian Rose had 7 RBI vs. Florida Atlantic
in May 2003.
"UCF had their No. 1 pitcher in there," McMahon
said. "They also have a great pitching core. So for our
hitters to be that opportunistic is an important lesson
for us to learn."
Home meet provides early opportunity forUF
TRACK, from page 18
is confident and excited about his
team's prospects in the outdoor
"We can be a very well-rounded
outdoor team," Holloway said.
The Gators return a grouphead-
lined by sophomores Clement and
.Mike Morrison and seniors Kyle
Farmer and Josh Walker.
The transition to the outdoor
facility is welcome.
SThere's a better atnlo.-phlle
outdoors," Holloway said. That'.
what i e train in every day. We're
a little more accustomed to being
outside than we are inside."
Holloway is concentrated on
starting the outdoor season. well,
and the home venue should pro-
vide an opportunity for the Gator-s
to make an early Impr-ssion.
"We want to e.tabiiJh some mo-
mentum going into the rest of the
outdoor season," Holloway said.
"\\1 % ant to put on a good perfor-
mance for our home fans."
As always, the Gators will face
fierce competition from familiar
"It's the usual suspects
- Arkanras. LSU, Tennessee,"
Holloiwa\ -said. "Those guys just
never -eem to go away."
BULLPEN, from page 18
as the big, tough, roughneck,
country- boy conference, not
like the ACC which was kind
of the pretty, rich-boy confer-
What a difference 16 years
Big is now Mississippi State
center Marcus Campbell, who
would increase his rebounding
only if he whiffed a Big Mac
on the rim. Tough is 3-point-
shooting Vanderbilt, basking
in ESPN airtime by making
the quarterfinals of the world-
renowned men's NIT.
Roughneck is former
Georgia coach Jim Harrick,
who was so much of a man he
brandished his team with bills
instead of sprints.
Country boy? See
Kentucky's Patrick Sparks,
South Carolina's Carlos
Powell and the entire Ole Miss
While all this may seen
funny, it's really not.
SEC hoops is in trouble.
The NCAA Tournament
Committee used to need both
hands to count the SEC teams
worthy of making the Big
Dance. Now. it's trying tojus-
tify giving a bid to a team like
There still is hope because
of the SEC's youth.
For now, there's not much
left in the Tournament for an
SEC fan to root for.
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Shaq and Udoiis Haslem take
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