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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
Two down, one city race to go
By BRIAN HAGEN, EVA KIS and IVETTE MENDEZ
Alligator Staff Writers
When results were announced at the end of
Gainesville's City Commission elections Tuesday
night, At-Large incumbent Rick Bryant had reason
Bryant won re-election to his seat by an unof-
ficial 42 votes, so far avoiding a runoff against
next-highest opponent Rob Brinkman.
"I thought I.was going to be knocking on doors
for the next three weeks," Bryant said, adding that
after his last-minute win, he'll go to Disney World
.Elections "I promised I'd make a dif-
2005 ference to all the citizens of
Gainesville, and I did," he said of
his re-election victory.
-'-Celebrations for Bryant, however, could be
:Even a small nurnber of -,ote in Brinkman .
favor could pus1h Br- ant and Brin',man -hho
received the seuond-hi-hst ttal vot e at 33
prcerit into a runoff.
\ .ith a -lm 50.5 percent of the vote th,-: olticial
tally.-- inclhdnid. provisional unrlanl3nid and
oversea-; ballot-: could put hiin bloV tile ne.E --
sary 510 percent that mani dat- a i
Bryant admitted to "sweating bullets" because
of East Gainesville votes that went to opponent
McGraw, who received 13.51 percent of the total
vote, said she intends to run for the Commission's
other At-Large seat next year.
Flanked by McGraw supporters, a subdued
Nick West AllIgatov StaH Rob Brinkman was one of the last to leave the elec-
Rick Bryant rejoices while talking to reporters Tuesday night. Bryant tion office.
unofficially won the City Commission At-Large seat by 42 votes. SEE ELECTION, PAGE 13
UF seeks regulation of alcohol use
* FOUR UF STUDENTS HAVE DIED
OF ALCOHOL-RELATED INCIDENTS
IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS.
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
At least four UF students have died of
alcohol-related causes since UF President
Bernie Machen was appointed to lead UF
in Fall 2003, adding urgency to UF and
Gainesville's joint struggle to curb student
alcohol abuse. Another student, who re-
portedly was drinking, died following a
Jacksonville football game last October.
Christopher Small died in the early
morning of Jan. 28 after his car crashed
into a telephone pole on Northwest 34th
Street. Autopsy reports show that his
blood alcohol limit was
the legal limit. Small's
former roommate has
said that the UF junior
had gone to the club:08
earlier that night.
Machen campaign against
binge drinking, which
began at Machen's urging in January, has
consisted mostly of meetings and discus-
sions so far. Other than Machen's refusal
* The Blockbuster
on Archer Road
is one of three
tions not participat-
ing in the "No Late
Fees" program. The
dent from corporate
See story, pg. 5.
to allow Coors advertising at an O'Connell-
Center concert, UF has made no policy
The university brought in a national
college health expert in February to lead a
discussion on how environmental factors
- such as inexpensive drink specials, ad- "
vertising and bartending practices can
promote binge drinking. The meeting
formed three groups dedicated to differ-
ent alcohol problems, two of which met
for the first time Tuesday to discuss their
The university depends on the city to
regulate alcohol marketing and student
SEE ALCOHOL, PAGE 10
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UF Athletics Director
Jeremy Foley kicked line-
backer Taurean Charles per-
mamently off the football
team Tuesday. Foley failed
to return calls to his office
and cell phone, but Charles
was more than forthcoming
about the decision.
See story, pg. 24.
E THE COMPLAINT ALLEGED SG OF-
FICIALS WERE OFFERED BRIBES TO
SWITCH PARTY AFFILIATIONS.
By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
More than a month after taking control
of an investigation alleging bribery and
corruption in the Student Government
election, the Student Judicial Affairs
office said it has not yet found enough
information to file any conduct violation
An adviser to the
Student Body presi-
dent initially filed a
complaint ,with the
Department last month,
claiming that Impact
Williams Party supporters were
bribed to jump ship and
support the Gator Party.
Citing a lack of proof to pursue crimi-
nalcharges, UPD handed the case over
to Judicial Affairs, which says it also has
conducted a.thorough investigation.
"Certainly, it was something of inter-
est it is something of interest," Judicial
Affairs Director Cyrus Williams said of
"At this point, we have not charged
anybody, and we're [going to] continue
to investigate," he added.
So far, five people both named
and not named in the initial complaint
have been interviewed, Williams said.
Following adviser Lowell Wong's
SEE COMPLAINT, PAGE 13
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UF group to aid quake victims
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By JOHN W. COX
Alligator Contributing Writer
Victims from Monday's earth-
quake in Indonesia that may
have killed thousands will not go
without help from Gainesville.
The earthquake was the sec-
ond major disaster the region has
suffered in the past four months.
A Dec. 26 earthquake and sub-
sequent tsunami killed at least
175,000 people and left 106,000
missing in Southeast Asia.
Gators for Tsunami Relief,
a coalition of 22 UF student
organizations, intends to aid
victims of the earthquake, said
Preeti Sharma, organization co-
The coalition began rais-
ing money for tsunami relief in
"Every week we've collected a
couple thousand dollars for about
two months," Sharma said.
The coalition plans to send
a check for more than $600 to
the humanitarian organization
Direct Relief International this
week, said Linh Nguyen, the
group's head of finances.
"We're still collecting money
for the relief, and people are still
giving money," she said.
UF's Asian Student Union will
also contribute to the cause, said
ASU Treasurer Sandy Chiu.
ASU President Mark Villegas,
who also helped create the relief
coalition, said support for earth-
quake victims would also be
"I think collecting money
should definitely be a priority,"
Villegas said. "That's what we've
been successful doing so far."
Villegas said he thought form-
ing the coalition was necessary.
Earthquake it was a re-
in Indonesia sponsibility
on our part as
students and people who may
have their families over there,"
he said. "It's a humane cause."
The coalition has raised more
than $11,000 for tsunami victims
and may divert some funds to
"We'll definitely be getting in
contact with the other organiza-
tions to see what we can do for
this earthquake," said Kshama
Shah, secretary of one of the
coalition groups, the UF South
Asian Student Alliance.
Although the area has suf-
fered extensive damage, it may
not compare to .the December
catastrophe because no tsunamis
formed after the earthquake.
"It seems this earthquake did
not trigger a tsunami. If it had,
the tsunami would have hit the
coastline of Sumatra by. now,"
said Prihar Yadi, a scientist
with the Indonesia Geophysics
Agency. "And if there's no tsu-
nami on the coastline near the
epicenter of the quake, there will
not -be one heading in the other
Tsunamis were not a factor
after Monday's earthquake be-
cause it was much deeper than
the December quake, said UF
geology professor Joe Meert.
Meert said there may be no
end in sight for the area.
"There are going to be large af-
tershocks after this earthquake,"
Meert said. "This one was prob-
ably even an aftershock of the
The only way the area can
protect itself would be to get an
early-warning system so resi-
dents will know what is coming,
"It's one of those areas on
earth that's very- active, and they
need to get a,warning system
there," Meert said. "There would
have been damage but very little
death if they had one."
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Study: Loan companies find easy targets in U.S. military
By SKYLER SMITH
Payday advance companies
across the country are targeting
military personnel and their fami-
lies, according to a UF study.
These loan companies, which
give quick cash advances with
high interest rates, are dispropor-
tionately collected around military
bases, said Christopher Peterson,
an assistant professor at UF's
Levin College of Law.
"Payday loan companies vocif-
erously deny that they are target-
ing military personnel, but the
numbers show that they do," he
said in a release. "It's sad enough
to see someone get into financial
trouble because someone lent him
money at more than 400 percent
interest. It's even worse when that
borrower is a person who is fight-
ing to protect our freedom."
The study was conducted across
20 states at 109 military bases.
The researchers consistently
found that ZIP codes near military
bases had higher numbers of pay-
day loan companies than ZIP codes
with similar demographic makeup
that did not have the bases.
Payday advances work through
loaning small amounts of money
that are leveraged against work-
ers'- paychecks. For example, a
$100 loan may be given, with the
agreement that $115 will be repaid
in two weeks. If the loan cannot be
repaid, a. rollover occurs and the
interest keeps building.
At this rate, the average' an-
nual interest on payday loans is
450 percent, Peterson said. As a
comparison, the average annual
interest rate for credit cards has
fluctuated recently between 13 and
14 percent, according to a Federal
Reserve statistical release.
The reason that military men
and women are targeted for these
"predatory loans" is because they
are a vulnerable group, Peterson
They tend to be young, "rela-
"Payday lenders feel safer
lending to military people
because they know that
the commanding officer
will make them ante up."
Levin College of Law assistant
tively uneducated- and have' weak
Most military personnel don't
make much money to begin with,
Peterson said, but this is com-
pounded by the fact that the mili-
tary looks unfavorably on having
"Payday lenders feel safer lend-
ing to military people because they
know that the commanding officer
will make them ante up," he said.
The idea that these companies
prey on military employees or
that .they charge outlandish rates
are both "myths," according to the
Web site of a trade organization for
the payday advance industry.
Community Financial Services
Association reports, the industry
has a list of guidelines to follow for
dealings with the military, includ-
ing that the military chain of com-
mand will not be contacted foi an
4, ALLIGATOR 8 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
Reporter speaks about media's role in Middle East
By LINDSAY TAULBEE
People walking without limbs and the
smell in the aftermath of a bombing were
some of the descriptions a CBS foreign cor-
respondent used Tuesday while illustrat-
ing some of the challenges journalists face
when covering conflict in the Middle East.
David Gilbert told about 20 students
and Gainesville residents at the UF Hillel
Center of the complexities of reporting in a
war zone, getting information correct and
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Andrea Morales, Alligator Staff
CBS foreign correspondent David Gilbert speaks at the Hillel Center on Tuesday. Gilbert'
shared his experiences, views on international journalism and the possibility for peace.
Gilbert, who has reported from Israel
and other Middle Eastern nations, talked
about the media's tendency to report only
on violence in Israel.
"Life is actually very good there," he
said, adding that he enjoys living there be-
cause people seem to live their lives fully..
On the other hand, he said, violence is
"It is certainly something that has be-
come a part of life for Israelis," he said.
Using personal experiences to illustrate
his point, Gilbert spoke of bombings he
"I can't fully describe what it's like to
cover a bombing, a suicide bombing," he
He explained that images seen on the
news often are sanitized, because the first
three minutes after a bombing are con-
siderably different from what the media
"There's no way to fully divorce your-
self from the events going on around you,"
The other challenges Gilbert discussed,
such as sorting lies from fact and remain-
ing objective, are not unique to reporting
in the Middle East.
However, he said, there are other mod-
els of journalism, such as those in which
publications openly take a stance on cer-
America may one day move. in the
direction of these other models, he said,
where people will purchase publications
with the knowledge of these biases.
"I take everything with a grain of
salt. You have to know who you're
CBS foreign corespondent
In an interview after the speech, Gilbert
said U.S. residents need to find a news
source they trust.
"I think it's very, very difficult for
Americans to know the truth," he said,
noting they cannot be overseas to verify
the facts for themselves.
"I take everything with a grain of salt,"
he said. "You have to know who you're
Josh Sachs, a Grinspoon Israel Advocacy
intern at Hillel, said Gilbert's unique ex-
periences would provide students with a
"He's in the center of it all," Sachs said,
noting Gilbert has reported from Israel
and Iraq, and that he broke the story that
Yassir Arafat was hiding wanted terrorists
on his compound. "Basically, he knows his
'Visual' robots developed by UF could be next big thing
By SKYLER SMITH
UF engineering professor Warren Dixon
is developing a system that would allow
robots to measure the speed and. depth
of moving objects using standard camera
This ability to capture a series of images
and then interpret them could replace older
technologies such as radar and laser detec-
"There are a lot of issues involved with
taking an image, understanding what's in
that image and turning the crank so the ro-
bot can work with the information," Dixon
Dixon recently published his work in the
One applicatioil for this technology could
be military, Dixon said. -
For example, an unmanned aircraft with
a "seeing" robot can take continuous pic-
tures of the ground below
UF and immediately adjust
Research when it detects something
The absence of lasers or radars would
make the activity hard to detect.
The robots can also record the movement
of an object through its camera and then du-
plicate that movement in its own vehicle.
A. human-driven vehicle could lead a
long convoy-of vehicles steered by smart
"Robots now have a higher sense of in-
telligence," Dixon said. "They are superior
because they can interact with their environ-
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Blockbuster fee policy dispute ends in settlement
By JESSICA RIFFEL
Alligator Contributing Writer
Florida and 47 other states
reached an agreement Tuesday
with Blockbuster Inc. to settle alle-
gations that it deceived customers
with its "No Late Fees" policy.
In the settlement, Blockbuster
agreed to pay $630,000 to the states
for attorney fees, costs of litigation
and consumer protection programs.
According to the settlement, the
advertising of the program, which
began Dec. 15, did not clearly
specify that customers would be
charged if they kept rental materi-
als past a seven-day grace period.
Under the "No Late Fees" pol-
icy enacted Jan. 1, after the grace
period a rental would be treated
as a purchase, and the customer
would be charged the retail value
of the video minus the rental fee.
If the video was returned with-
in 30 days, the customer would
be refunded the cost of the movie
but still would be charged a $1.25
This policy was not put into
effect in any of the Blockbuster
video stores in Gainesville. The
Blockbusters at 1310 NW 23rd
Ave., 3416 SW Archer Road and
4994 NW 39th Ave. are franchise
operations that chose not to par-
ticipate in the corporate "No Late
NICK west / Alligator btarr
The Blockbuster video store on Archer Road is one of three Gainesville Blockbuster locations not partici-
pating in the "No Late Fees" program. Franchised locations operating independently from the corporate
policy have allegedly caused confusion among renters in 48 states.
Fees" program. erations of Theo Two Corporation, in the program because of student
"Because we're in a college which owns and operates the breaks, including Spring Break
town, our late-fee policy is dif- three Blockbuster video stores in and Winter Break. He did not want
ferent than -corporate's," said Gainesville. students to forget about returning
Andrew Cohen, director of op- Cohen opted not to participate materials and then come back to
school to find large charges for the
purchase of the materials on their
Instead, the Gainesville
Blockbuster locations chose a dif-
ferent type of policy, the Movie
Pass. Under this program, custom-
ers pay a monthly fee to rent up to
three-movies at a time.
"There's no due dates, no late
fees, and there's never a time we
convert it into a sale, as long as the
monthly fee is being paid," Cohen
However, the corporate "No
Late Fees" advertising ran on net-
works in Florida, reaching audienc-
es in areas where the Blockbuster
video stores are non-participating
franchise operations.-This occurred
in Gainesville, where customers
saw the commercials and expected
the "No Late Fees" program at the
three Gainesville locations.
"I thought there were no late
fees, but I had [the 39th Ave.
Blockbuster] send me bills for late
fees after seeing the advertise-
ments for the end of late fees,"
customer Perscilla Ritenour said.
Due to the confusion the policy
has caused, the Tuesday settle-
ment allowed for customers who
incurred late fees at non-partici-"
pating franchise stores to fill out
coupon request forms at the stores
to receive rental coupons.
6, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
Legislature is after more
student funds in new bill
T he Florida Legislature is looking more and more like a
junkie father who can't keep himself out of his children's
In this case, students at state universities are playing the role
of the helpless children who only can watch as their already-
slim life savings are taken away.
The latest example of the state government's callous attitude
toward students is a bill making its way through the Florida
Senate. Under the bill, which was approved Monday by the
Senate Education Committee, in-state students would have to
pay out-of-state tuition for any credits more than their degree
requires plus an additional 18.
The committee's reasoning is that delinquent students are
sticking around longer than necessary, which is causing the
state to lose money and decreasing the number of prospective
students that can be accepted.
This is, of course, the same rationale it uses for block tu-
ition and other initiatives intended to "encourage" students to
graduate in four years.
Don't let them fool you: This isn't an effort to encourage stu-
dents to graduate on time; it's an effort to milk every last cent
out of already financially-burdened students.
If the only students affected by this were those trying to
squeeze in as many keg parties as they can while still on the
state government's dime, the Legislature's arguments would
But what about students who want to double-major? What
about students who want to add multiple minors to augment
their degrees? What about students who decide to switch ma-
jors in their third or even fourth years?
This is only one short step away from legislation that would
require students to stick with whichever major they are in after
their first two years or so.
Whatever the benefits of that may be to the state's coffers
- and legislators likely would drool over such a concept the
costs to the academic freedom of students are unacceptable.
Even if legislation like the proposed bill does cause more stu-
dents to graduate on time, what does this mean for the future
of the state?
One of the primary goals of the State University System is to
provide an education for Florida students so they will eventu-
ally become contributing members of state society.
If graduating high school students face the prospect of block
tuition, tuition penalties for taking too long to earn their degrees
and other superfluous charges, what's the impetus going to be
for them to. stay here?
While school spirit runs particularly high in our state, the
real motivation for Florida students to attend Florida universi-
ties is because they offer a good education at a bargain price.
UF did not become an elite university because its faculty and
facilities suddenly became top-notch. UF became a top univer-
sity because it offers an unmatched academic value. You have to
pay big bucks to get this kind of education elsewhere.
If these ever-growing fees and penalties continue to increase,
students will have less and less reason to enroll here. Florida's
finest no longer will stay in Florida.
For now, we only can hope that the Florida Student
Association and our newly-elected Student Government rep-
resentatives can talk some sense into those who see students
as a source of quick income instead of the future members of
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Any legal product can have illegal uses
Your iPod will be illegal if Disney gets its way.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court began to hear oral
arguments in a case that may decide the fate of techno-
logical innovation. Believe me, this matters to you.
The case is MGM v. Grokster. More than 30 music and
film companies heavy-hitters like Warner Bros., Disney,
Fox and Universal have taken aim at Grokster and
StreamCast, which offer Internet file-sharing programs.
The issue is whether technology companies can be
held liable for what their customers do with their prod-
uct. Specifically, does a technology's manufacturer have a
secondary liability if their customer uses their product 'to
infringe a copyright? MGM says "yes;" common sense, legal
precedent, personal liberty and entrepreneurial innovation
Let's have a look, shall we?
John has a car. He bought it from a dealership, which
bought it from Ford. John drives that car to a liquor store,
robs it and drives away. The dealer and Ford are held respon-
sible for the robbery.
Here's another: Jane has a gun. She bought it from a gun
store, which bought it from Smith & Wesson. Jane goes to
class and shoots her professor with the gun. The store and the
manufacturer are held responsible for the murder.
All this makes perfect sense, right? Except for the fact that,
well, no, it doesn't make any damn sense at all.
If the gun manufacturer advertised their product with
disaffected, trenchcoat-wearing teenagers as their spokes-
men, or used the slogan "Kills Lincoln dead," maybe there'd
be a case. But a lot of car commercials show people driving
awfully fast is BMW responsible for my speeding tickets?
'Manufacturers should not be subject to liability for their
customer's actions merely because they offer a technol-
ogy. This is the logic we extend to guns vis-a-vis homicide
- surely human life values more than protecting Britney
Guns and cars like file sharing, the iPod, the VCR, the
~"" Xerox machine, the Internet and
..the printing press can be used
.to break the law. They also can" be
used for legitimate purposes. This
is the current standard for judging
the legality of a technology. Called
Gavin Baker the Sony-Betamax doctrine, after
Close to Home Sony's videotape format, the stan-
firstname.lastname@example.org dard says that, if a technology has
"substantial non-infringing uses,"
the manufacturer has not commit-
ted contributory infringement. That means, if a technology
has legitimate legal uses, then making it isn't illegal, even if
people do illegal things with it.
Understandably, the content industry wants to protect
their copyright, but there's more than copyright at play here.
MGM v. Grokster is, at its heart, a question of how much
our society is willing to give up to protect copyright spe-
cifically, the copyrights of a wealthy elite who disregard both
creative expression and morality in their endless quest for
*The American Conservative Union, along with the
National Taxpayers Union, put it like this: "The Court
should see this for what it is art attempt to leverage a law-
ful, but statutorily limited, monopoly over the distribution of
expressive 'works of authorship' into an unwarranted and
'anti-competitive monopoly over the distribution of innova-
Of course, there are consequences of either banning or
preserving peer-to-peer file sharing. However, the central
question is whether an object and its manufacturer somehow
are liable for the user's actions. File sharing doesn't infringe
copyright; people do. Let's hope the Supreme Court agrees.
Otherwise, kiss your iPod goodbye along with your com-
puter, your VCR, your car, your gun and your freedom.
Gavin Baker is a history freshman. His column appears on
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Letters to the Editor
Bill is harmful to open exchange of ideas
Editor: What is with Republicans lately?
Have all the problems in Florida been solved?
Do the Republicans have nothing better to do
with their time than propose ridiculous bills
like the Academic Freedom Bill of Rights? This
bill, which is aimed at getting rid of "leftist
totalitarianism," seems downright suspicious.
Professors should have the freedom to ex-
press ideas and thoughts in the classroom that
are both popular and unpopular.. It's impor-
tant for students to think and to consider new
ideas even when those ideas are extremely dif-
ferent from those they were raised to believe.
Unfortunately, there are some professors
who believe their ideas are the only ones that
should be considered, and they may harass
students whose opinions are at odds with the
However, universities have policies in
place that deal with this. If a professor is far
out in left field and is forcing their views upon
a student to the point that it is harming the
learning environment, the student has the
right to complain. A chain of command exists,
and students are encouraged to use it.
The system works more often than not, and
it's important that the procedures universities
have in place be followed, rather than resort-
ing to government intervention resulting in an
increasingly licentious society.
The idea that the bill would introduce a
"right to sue" by students who feel their beliefs
are not being respected is very dangerous.
If the state opens this door, it never can
be closed, and the academic freedom our
state government claims it strongly supports
slowly will cease to exist. If professors have
to worry that they will be sued because they
teach in a manner or content that may make
a student uncomfortable, then the professors
have no choice but to restrict their teaching in
both content and style. When they do this, the
quality of teaching will all but disappear. And
when the quality of the teaching disappears,
so does the quality of the students.
While there are a few professQrs, both liber-
al and conservative, who abuse the openness
allowed by academic freedom, the majority of
professors are good at what they do and are
quite successful in giving students the tools
they need to go forth in the world and make a
significant contribution to society.
The objective of a good university should
be to foster the open exchange of ideas, both
in and out of the classroom, formally and
informally between students and faculty. It is
important to preserve this exchange of ideas in
.order to set forth intelligent young people into
the world who will make a positive impact in
society. A university is only as good as its stu-
dents and, if those whose job it is to educate
are limited by intrusive laws, which are by
their very definition totalitarian in nature,
then the -university as we know it is doomed
and the ripple effect throughout society would
Just look at what government intrusion
has done to the Florida public school system;
there's really, no better example from which
we can learn.
Jessica Clackum Herman
Right to free will is the real issue in case
Editor: It always astounds me when I am
confronted with the ignorance upon which
normally intelligent people base their most
In Jason Levitt's latest column, he parrots
the same line as the religious right, which says
Terri Schiavo is being "allowed to die" be-
cause, in her state, she no longer possesses the
functions of a human being. I'm sorry, Levitt,
but no one has ever said Schiavo should die
because she is no longer human. On the con-
trary, events have played out as they have be-
cause Schiavo exercised the one ability given
to us by God that makes us distinctly human:
Upon creation, God gave us the ability to
decide for ourselves the paths our lives would
take. We are the ones in control of our desti-
nies. After 15 years and numerous court bat-
tles, judge after judge has decided the person,
who knew her wishes best is also the person
who, has the legal right to make such decisions
for Schiavo: her husband, Michael. For all of
his supposed bias in wanting her dead, he has
declined the insurance money from her family,
a divorce to marry his girlfriend and offers of
$1.5 million and $10 million to buy his power
Michael also earned a nursing degree to
help care for his wife. In light of all of this, it
seems he cares more about honoring Schiavo's
free will than anything else, but don't tell this
to the radical religious right. They can't be
confused with the facts when it comes to this
Does anyone else see the arrogance of
thinking we all know what Schiavo wanted
better than her own husband did, especially
when most of us had never even heard of her
before this fiasco? One of the saddest stories
of this whole affair is how this woman's last
days were turned into the circus that they
became because of people too self-righteous
to keep sight of what really makes us human:
our free will.
Sometimes, people use this ability to make
decisions some of us don't like. So, Jason, she
is not dying because she isn't human; she is
dying because she wanted to, and because
her husband was brave enough to stand up
for her choice.
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Letters to the Editor
Politicians shouldn't control right to life
Editor: History, pundits remind us, has
regarded eugenicists and euthanizers with
something less than approbation. When one
group of powerful and fanatical human beings
decides to exterminate another, less powerful
group, untold atrocities occur. Those denied
the status of human beings are deprived of
any right to make decisions in society or in
their own lives, a process culminating in the
deprivation of the ultimate right: that to life.
* Presumably, no one today questions the
sovereignty of an individual who chooses to
live. Why, then, do we question the individu-
al's right to die in peace?
Forget the tragedy of Terri Schiavo and
both sides of her family. What if it were you?
Does your family have the right to torture you
indefinitely against your expressed wishes?
Does the government have that right? .
Let me be clear: We have no culture of
life in this country. Disregard the infanticide,
demonic foreign policy and plundering of the
environmental that characterize the new mil-
lennium. Forget how far we have regressed in
matters of social justice, equable distribution
of resources and opportunities, and quality of
life. Even if you remain blind to these blatant
offenses against human potential, you can-
not ignore the obvious: We have a culture of
power in America.
Whether you call it "the power of pride"
(formerly a deadly sin) or some other pal-
atable phrase, the fact remains that a few
Americans spend a great deal of time attempt-
ing to impose their will upon others. This is as
true when we democratize a country into kitty
litter as when we deliver pretty speeches and,
subvert the constitution to brutally torment a
helpless woman and her family in the name of
There is another way. It demands faith in
ourselves, trust in our fellows and a willing-
ness to confront harsh choices. We must let
individuals be responsible for their own lives.
Allowing a handful of self-righteous to
dictate the moral conditions under which all
must live is unacceptable and serves no public
good. In the next thirty years, more than 100
million Americans will face end-of-life deci-
sions. There are not. enough resources to ex-
tend all of these lives indefinitely, nor should
we attempt to at the expense of the well-being
of the individuals themselves. Let the ones
who wish to die do so in peace and with as
little pain as possible, preferably in a swifter
fashion than dying of thirst.
. Don't let those overly perfumed, rosy-
cheeked, pudgy-faced slavering do-gooders
with unnaturally bright eyes and sharp-
toothed grins take control of your last breath.
Otherwise we might as well all be in a persis-
tent vegetative state.
Paul R. Wagner
Congress' actions correct judicial errors
Editor. The actions takenby the Republican
Congress regarding the Terri Schiavo case are
not about governmental interference they.
are about stopping an ongoing trend of judi-
cial tyranny. The root of the problem here is
a judiciary that is totally out of control. Judge
Greer has ruled that Schiavo should have her
feeding tube removed because that was her
wish. However, the only proof given was testi-
mony from her husband, Michael, saying that
she had mentioned to him years ago that she
would not want to be on a feeding tube, just in
case she ever had to be put on one.
How convenient for him. However, there
is no living will, and no written evidence has
been produced that proves this is what she
wanted. In. America, do we condemn people
to death on he said/she said evidence, or do
we prove beyond a reasonable doubt whether
something is true before we pass judgement?
Even murderers need an immense burden
of proof against them before they are put to
death but not Terri Schiavo. All it takes is
her husband's word and a sympathetic judge
to pass the death sentence. Her case would
have beenlaughed out of "People's Court" be-
cause of the lack of solid, irrefutable evidence. I
guess Judge Greer has a lot to learn from day-
time television. What makes the issue even
more suspicious is that Michael Schiavo never
even mentioned that his wife didn't want to
be on a feeding tube until seven years after she
initially was put on it, which coincides with
his engagement to another woman.
The Republicans got involved because,
according to Article 3 of the Constitution,
Congress has the power to regulate the judi-
ciary. They were well within their constitu-
tional right to. do what they did, and if any
case needs oversight, this is it. We are talking
about a human life here. All Congress wanted
was for a federal court to review what seems
to many people to be a shoddy case. What's
wrong with that? They weren't interfering
with anyone's personal life, but making sure
that Schiavo was getting the constitutional
protections that she is guaranteed. The point
here isn't whether or not Schiavo ever can
recover from her condition or if this is what
she really wanted. Because Terri cannot speak
for herself, and because she never wrote down.
her wishes, we will never know what she truly
wanted. But, with her parents willing to take
on all responsibilities of her care, why not do
as President Bush has stated and "err on the
side of life?"
Michael Schiavo can annul his marriage
to Terri and marry his fiance and live hap-
pily ever after with-her and their two out-
of-wedlock children, and the Schindlers can
keep taking care of their daughter. Isn't that
what seems fair? Wouldn't that be justice?
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Gainesville man arrested on molestation charge
By ELIZABETH PRANN
A 51-year-old Gainesville man
was arrested Monday on charges
of molesting a 6-year-old girl
more than five months ago, police
Johnnie Clifford. Moore, of
1030 NE First St., is in the Alachua
County Jail on a charge of lewd or
lascivious molestation, according
to a Gainesville Police Department
On Nov. 26, Moore picked up
the young girl from his next-door
neighbor's house and took her to
his .residence, the report stated.
Moore proceeded to try and
remove some of her clothes while
exposing himself, according to the
The victim began .crying and
told her great-aunt immediately
after she arrived home.
According to the report, Moore
told police in an interview, "If the
baby said I done it, then I done it."
Moore told police he was drink-
ing heavily the day of the incident
and said that there are some things
he does not remember, the report
THREE ARRESTED FOLLOWING
UNIVERSITY COMMONS THEFT:
Three Gainesville men were ar-
rested in the theft of more than
$2,000 of party props from a club-
house at University Commons
Apartments, police said.
John Edmond Harisen, 19,
Chad Kay Kellerman, 18, and
Justin Kenneth Croft, 21, are ac-
cused of stealing a standing pop-
corn -machine, a bag of balloons,
a helium tank, a set of billiard
balls, a nine-ball rack, a coffee
maker and a box of Suave hair
spray, according to Gainesville
None of the three defendants
live at the complex, situated at
2601 SW Archer Road, authori-
Kellerman, who reportedly
later admitted to the popcorn
machine theft, was seen driv-
ing away from the premise with
Hansen and Croft, the report
The three men were booked
into the Alachua County Jail
around 4 a.m. on Tuesday.
Commissioner Braddy stresses individual responsibility over.city regulation
ALCOHOL, from page 1
access to it off campus, but the city.can't make
legislation without the permission of the
The retail sale and marketing of alcohol
is under the Florida Legislature's control,
City Attorney Marion Radson said. The City
Commission and UF, though, are trying to
"The city has asked the state Legislature
for a revision to a state law that would ex-
pressly allow cities and counties to regulate
drink specials," Radson said, adding that
UF create liability for
Administration those who know-
ingly serve someone
"habitually addicted to the use" of alcohol.
The City Commission told the Alachua
County Legislative Delegation, a group of
lawmakers led by state Sen. Rod Smith,
that the ability to regulate alcohol sales was
one of its 15 or more legislative requests,
Though Smith did not use the city's
specific proposal, he introduced a similar
bill to the Senate on March 8. Senate Bill
968 would require establishments with li-
quor licenses to comply with local govern-
ments' ordinances, according to the Senate
summary. Smith could not be reached for
UF has joined with the city in support-
ing the change, but Machen wrote in an
e-mail that it may not pass.
"We have been lobbying for this but
have been told by alcohol distributor
[representatives] they have it blocked,"
Machen, who took office a year ago in
January, wrote in an e-mail.
Even if the city gains control over alco-
hol sales, Ed Braddy, a city commissioner
who leads the Public Safety Committee,
said government intervention may not
solve the problem of alcohol, abuse.
"I just don't think we will necessarily
solve the problem'if we try to come down
with the heavy hand of government regula-
tion," Braddy said. "I don't see examples of
it working in the past."
Rather, businesses should be conscious
of their responsibility to stop serving a
custoroer who's had too much to drink,
Braddy said. Though any alcohol-related
death is unacceptable, the city may be do-
ing all it should, he said.
"I'm not willing to just assume there's
more to do," Braddy said. "People have
to take individual responsibility for them-
selves as well."
Vice President for Student Affairs
Patricia Telles-Irvin said she supported
giving the city government more authority
over alcohol sales, but said alcohol-serving
practices and education can provide more
"I think educational efforts are impor-
tant," she said. "However, if we don't start
dealing with the environmental issue I
think it's going to be a very difficult chal-
Student Body President-elect Joe
Goldberg said he would not support cur-
tailing drink specials.
"I think students, if they are of age,
should have the right to drink but to do
lligiuor rite r-noto
Students enjoy nightly drink specials at local bars. If passed, a bill would require estab-
lishments with liquor licenses to comply with local governments' ordinances.
so responsibly," he said: "That's where the
education aspect comes in."
SThe problem might be addressed by his
proposal to extend bar hours to 3 a.m. while
limiting alcohol sales to before 2 a.m., al-
lowing bar patrons to leave over a period of
time instead of all at once, Goldberg said.
The Later Gator bus service, which
Student Government funds in part to give
students an alternative to -driving home
from a night downtown, runs Thursday
through Saturday nights until 3 a.m. the
next day, including the time of Small's ac-
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 11
NASA offers challenge
By EMILY YEHLE
UF researchers have a chance to win
$100,000 if they enter two new NASA-
sponsored competitions to develop space
UF faculty already pulls in approximate-
ly $6 million in NASA grants, but this new
approach to research funding is the first to
include universities, said Peggy Evanich,
UF director of space research programs.
"It can't hurt if it leads to some new tech-
nology for space explorations," she said.
Although four grant-funded projects are
already underway, other research projects
may emerge when the news spreads among
UF's faculty, Evanich said.
"We'll be urging them to consider par-
ticipating," she said.
Material sciences and engineering re-
searchers may already be working on cre-.
ating the strong lightweight material men-
tioned in the guidelines for NASA's Tether
Challenge, she said. The competition, which
has a $50,000 prize, focuses on creating a
strong rope-like tether.
The Beam Power Challenge, the second
competition that offers $50,000, aims -to
transmit power wirelessly, The New York
But Evanich said she just learned of the
competitions and isn't sure whether UF will
participate. She said, however, the money is
a good incentive.
"Wherever there's money, that's where
the researchers go," she said.
"It can't hurt if it leads to some
new technology for space explo-
UF director of space research programs
Both contests are planned for 2005 and
2006. In 2006, NASA will raise technical stan-
dards and increase prize money to $150,000,
which will be disbursed over three winners.
NASA is following the direction of the
privately funded Ansari X Prize, where $10
million was awarded to the company that
developed suborbital flights.
But competition is not needed for UF
ingenuity to be put to the test.
Researchers are working .on ways to
bring recycled water systems, gardens and
24-hour fuel cells to space. Another NASA-
funded project focuses on creating cheaper
ways to launch objects into space.
Departments ithin the College of
Engineering and the Institute of Food and
Agnculttural Sciences oversee the project:..
UF cleans water for NASA
* ONE DAY, USED SHOWER WATER
COULD BECOME DRINKABLE.
By NAOMI PIERCE
,Alligator Contributing Writer
UF students may soon be able to strip
down and soap up in the name of space
An environmental engineering proj-
ect research group at UF has teamed
with NASA to provide clean water to
astronauts on the International Space
Station by recycling used shower Water.
Since January 2004, assistant profes-
sor David Mazyck has been perfecting
technology that will use ultraviolet light
to transform used water into safe drink-
ing water for low-gravity environments.
Along with a number of graduate
students, Mazyck has helped build a
"photo cat" water recovery machine,
which he -hopes will be operating in
long-duration space flight by 2008.
The process of photo catalysis in-
volves mixing ultraviolet light with
titanium dioxide, an ingredient found
in toothpaste, which begins a chemical
The water the photo cat is testing at
UF is a mixture of strict ingredients ap-
proved by NASA.
"We have a formula that simulates
what waste-water would look -like,"
Mazyck said. ."What you would like to
have is a real situation versus some hy-
pothetical that may not be realistic."
Ideally, UF students will be able to
contribute to space research by 2006 by
providing a realistic human sample of
shower water, Mazyck said.
In order to keep the experiment con-
stant, students would not be allowed
to use their own soap, but would be
provided with a university-approved
The closest substi-
U F tute to the Igepon soap
Research used by astronauts
is Kid's Pert Plus,
Graduate student Beau Kostedt,
who has worked with Mazyck on the
$150,000 project, said long-term space
missions are not possible without this
type of water recovery.
NASA employees at the Johnson
Space Center in Houston often shower
at their facilities in order to donate their
water to research as well.
UF freshman Ian Knabe said he
would have no problem showering to
Knabe compared the idea to a dorm
shower and figured he could probably
talk his friends into showering as well.
"I'd go shower for the university,"
Knabe said. "It's definitely a cool idea."
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Panel talks student rights
By MEGAN V. WINSLOW
Contrary to popular belief, getting hit
by a car on campus does not mean free UF
tuition, bicyclists are not permirted t.o -. ear
headphones while riding" and "evr\ one
does it" is not a valid excue for jiav\ alling
Similar n ', th-s and niicuncr.eplon-,n con-
ceminng UL judicial poi-iy were di ulged to
students Tuesday afternoon by a fi\ e-person
panel representing several UF iuthlioiitie-
About 30 students showed up for the bian-
nual "Laws Over Lunch" program, spon-
sored by College Diplomats.
"Most of our panelists have jobs because
students don't know their rights," said
Amanda Shapiro, College Diplomats "Laws
Over Lunch" chairwoman.
As students snacked on free pizza and
drinks within the Reitz Union Colonnade,
panelists fielded questions from a College
Diplomats representative and the audience.
"The main thing is that you're respon-
sible tfo'r \ or o.n sitalev. LUPD Sgt. Witliamn
Richard said. The dc Li-sion., you make and
the things you do will dictate how safe you
are on campus" .
-Among th,- uniLn erir 4. satetv concems
are L,-ueS dealing i\ith ph s.ical and s.e ual
assault take ID u-.e and DLI coniction.s
Even LI such crimes are corrunirted otf-Lam-
pus. thU- fact that a "mutual aid agreement"
eAstS behteen the Gaines\ tile
On Police Department and ULPD
Campus could mean both jail time and
Lsuspension from -chool
-- 'It \ou endanger yourself
or others., ou probably need to take a break
ronim this commtunt\. sad C\Tru \\Liams.,
assistant dean of Judicial Affairs.
As the lunch hour winded down and
the panel discussion commenced, Sha piro
reflected on the event.
"I think the program went really well,"
she said. "I wish more students would come
out, but if we're just reaching a few people,
it's been effective."
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Student running for Commission receives only 7 percent of vote.
He said he
ing ballots wil
Donovan in h
fastened to his
be decided in t
votes and Do
percent will n
"We'll be tr
his runoff cai
ment and local
change his car
IF ,, n b,E.n -,,n
Grant Thrall .
Society's Hope Lod
First Baptist Churc
iP.n. .rmni,- rt .
I .i r i'a r ij i I
N, what I've always been. Nothing
N, from page 1 different."
In north Gainesville, residents
doubts outstand- re-elected incumbent Ed Braddy
I push him into a in the District 2 race against UF
he said he will professor Grant Thrall with 54.91
ct 3 candidate Jack percent of the total vote.
is runoff election "I'm a Republican in a
y right now is on ,Braddy said, adding that he
van get elected," prepared for a tough race. "I'm
1, a D.nn,.n pin gratified and humbled."
r,- ktl e His strategy relied heavily on
nd southwest door-to-door canvassing, he said.
District 3 seat will "When you want a raise, who
he only runoff this do you go to?" Braddy asked.
"Do you go to your co-workers?
Tony Domenech, No. You go to your boss. I went
48.34 percent of to my boss the citizens of
novan with 44.19 Gainesville."
ow face off again As results came in, Thrall
watched the numbers, say-
ying to get a very ing, "Less than 300 votes. It's a
out about the dif- squeaker."
een Mr. Domenech Both candidates said they ap-
Donovan said of preciate'd the race's tone.
npaign, citing his "It was a good, clean race. It
to the environ- never got nasty," Thrall said,
Il social programs. adding that he felt good about
h- said he will not his performance in his first politi-
npaign despite the cal campaign.
"I wouldn't change anything
That's pretty much in my campaign strategy. I had
a wonderful team, great advice,
ommisslon outstanding volunteers," he said.
on Results Final turnout was a mere 13.06
umtr -.M Pem percent, a "disappointment" due
m.o. P to the 20 percent .turnout that
Supervisor of Elections Pam
43--. :. -1 Carpenter expected.
,;. .-;, Turnout was down from the
-- 1 previous. Commission election in
2003, which Carpenter attributed
2125 a.4 v1" to local residents feeling drained
1745 -f.;5,.. from November's presidential
171 7.47% In six heavily student-popu-
1107 48.34% lated areas, only about 550 votes
1012 J-1 I' were cast.
ivy Precinct Turnout Deflated supporters of District
3 candidate and UF student Mike
177 844% Belle lingered outside the elec-
Despite Belle's loss, Student
67 Body President-elect Joe
ige Goldberg, v !'e na;n1.:-d with the
crowd and shook hands "just to
see what's going on in the city,"
commended Belle for his efforts
and for "forcing a runoff."
41 1.19% Belle received 7.47 percent of
votes cast and will not be part-of
72 1.61% the runoff.
Belle refused comment to the
,. ,,, Alligator after his loss.
Though she has worked at the
"l[Ilil uyl /4ll iu .. l/Un
Tony Domenech, a candidate for City Commission District 3, discusses his platform with reporters Tues-
day night. The District 3 seat is in a runoff between Domenech and Jack Donovan.
elections office for 12 years, this ---
was Carpenter's first race since
taking over for Beverly Hill as su-
pervisor of elections in January.
Results from two precincts -_
were delayed slightly but came
in to the elections office in time
to be counted. Otherwise, the
election passed without any se-
rious glitches, and results were
announced by 8 p.m.
Fourth At-Large hopeful Gabe
Kaimowitz did not attend elec-
tion night festivities, citing that
he "didn't know you were sup-
posed to be there" in a phone
The "make art, not war" can-
didate received just 199 votes,
but Kaimowitz announced re-
cently he only ran to "observe"
"I'm not going to run again.
I am going to work on the writ-
ing," he said in reference to his
City Commissioner Craig
Lowe emphasized the importance
of student participation in the
democratic process for their con-
cerns to be heeded by officials.
"If students want to be taken
seriously, they need to take their Nick West/Alligator Staff
voting habits seriously," Lowe Diyonne McGraw and Rob Brinkman, candidates for the At-Large
said. seat, watch results at the Supervisor of Elections Office on Tuesday.
Students may be suspended from university for violating code of conduct
COMPLAINT, from page 1
complaint, UPD learned of a Valentine's
Day rendezvous with Impact's trea-
surer, Student Body President-elect Joe
Goldberg, former Student Body President
Marc Adler and others.
Th. ..r.r, Dlavid Meyrnwitz, told
police Adler "joked" about how individu-
als benefited financially for switching par-
ty support in past SG elections, according
to a UPD report. Adler then set a deadline
for him to align .with Gator, the report
went on to state.
Prior to SG's deadline to qualify for the
Spring elections, several Impact support-
ers switched to Gator or exited the race.
Williams said the bribery investiga-
tion is the first of its kind to come before
Judicial Affairs in his four years in the
To go forward with charges, he said
that any allegations of bribery occurring
would have to be substantiated. ates an intimidating, hostile or offensive
"We have a lot of folks giving us infor- working or educational environmental
mation," Williams said. Anyone found guilty could receive dis-
Student "Obviously, we'd need ciplinary action including a written rep-
GOvernmont some concrete informa- rimand, conduct probation or suspension
tion." from the university, Williams said.
Charges resulting from the investigation He could not speculate on the likeli-
would fall under Section S of UF's Student hood of getting enough new information
Code of Conduct, which defines a violation to file any charges.
of the code as'"acts of verbal or written "We're counting on people coming
abuse, threats, intimidation, harassmenfi, through and giving us information," he
coercion and/or other conduct which cre- said.
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Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single &
double suites available. Starting at $400/mo
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1BR & 2BR Huge floor plan. Private patio,
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3436 SW 42nd Ave & 34th St. $500 & $600/
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pool view, gym, FULL furnish
Call for more info 352-258-3542 3-31-46-1
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1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA $425 until, cable, alarm,
dsl incl. W/D. On bus.rts 9 & 35. Individual
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HUGE *AFFORDABLE 1, 2 & 3BR
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1 room in 2BR downtown apt. Newly
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cable TV, gym & tanning bed. Contact 352-
271-2067 or 407-353-8011 Avail from 5/1/05
KENSINGTON SOUTH sublease summer
and/or fall. .Large 2BR/2.5BA luxury town-
house near campus. Walk-in closet, W/D,
$400/BR Lots of parking, internet included.
Pool & gym. Call 305-401-9215. 4-5-10-1
CAMPUS LODGE APT. $175 off rent. Start in
May thru Aug. Opt to renew. Female needed
for 1BR/1BA $375/mo incis all + internet,
W/D, furnished.Near UF. Call 954-691-8944
1.3 Miles from UF! Seeking roommates 3/2.
Available: Recently renovated. Furnishing is
optional, wood floors, central AC, washer/
dryer. From $435 305-479-5075 4-4-5-1
***CLOSE 2 CAMPUS 3BR/2BA porch liv
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fir, cbi ready, 2 parking spots + street pass,
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Terr. 352-494-5430 4-4-5-1
FALL SEMESTER $350/mo OBO 1 BR, 1
study and private bath in big house, bocks
from campus, Ig yrd, DW, laundry BEST
DEAL EVER! Mike 514-4265 4-5-5-1
GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St. 2BR/
-1BAW/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 1 BR apt. $325/mo.
E1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $555. Free parking
Open Weekends 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
Need a Rental Home or Condo?
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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 NOWorAUGUST!
. 1 BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
* HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
* Pets Welcome! 335-7275
*LUXURY 3/3 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they-last
Only 8 left! W/D, pets OK
OSUN BAY APTSO
*Some furnished availO
**Walk or Bike to Campus 0*
1-1 $460/mo*92-1 $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 AFFORDI*
* Move in TODAY or AUGUST!
* 1BR $460 2BR $530'
* Walk to UF Pets welcome!
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* 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!
S1,2,3&4BRs! Any size pet ok!
FREE UF Parking & bus rt to UP!
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 BELIEVINGll!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
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Leasing for NOW and FALL*377-2777
"**HUGE Luxury w/Garage**
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 Truel
HUGE 2/2 for only $425/personl
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes'from Campus! 372-8100
HOUSES and CONDOS
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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
land 2 BRs from $560
Pets ok, wood floor option
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 3/2 with HUGE deck
W/D*Free Parking*Elevator Access
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plus July FREE
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PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
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U unfurnished "
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Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
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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.
332-7700. 4 20-71-2
1BR & 2BR/1 BA 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
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1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
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HOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
630 NW 35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/mo;
816 NW 37th Dr 3/2, fam rm-gar $1300/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
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Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 SW 4th Avenue
Carl Turlirigton 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
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $650/mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 0 376-2507
** 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
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The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
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305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
IBR $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
yard, lawn svc, $450/rent
3BR 2BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, lawn svc, $1000/rent
4BR 3BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, $1400/rent 3811 SW 20th-
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.
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Luxury 3/3 & 4/4's from only $370/bdrm
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Affordable, Quiet living
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DOWNTOWN 1BR I BA,
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,
cable, internet, pool, $800/mo Separate
leases ok. 352-472-9778, 305-299-3485,
Living it upll 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 LIFETIMEI!
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-
3 BLOCKS FROM TIGERT HALL
2BR/1 BAapts CentA/C, newly painted $630/
rio. 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
*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 2R. 1B: brnce d3upl.-> behr,,n Nrorman
Hall. S5,'mo 375..8256 4-20u. -2
*Sorority Row Area*
Vintage stone 3BR/2BA duplex. -er-nodeled
hardwood floors, 2 story, W/D iil50'mo
375-8256~ 4-20-30 2
'. Jio for erni E.BP + 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
1BRs & 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 yardA$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 Now Blocks from UF Duplex,,
2BR/1BA, fenced yard, $675/mo HOUSE
3BR/2BA, W/D, $1175/no' (Pets ok) Call
Carol @ 377-3852 4-20-31-2
*FALL* BIks from UF Houses 0
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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, $9001
mo. Avail May 1st!. Call (office) 377-1071 or
(cell) 262-7174 ask for Brian 4-20-30-2.
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
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.
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3BR/2BA Haile Country Club House
2BR/1 BA Haile Country Club House
2BR/1 BA Brandywine Condo
Call Charlene 665-4106 for appt. 3-31-12-2
Be near everything at The Oaks! ,,.i
Start at $525 for 1 bdrm, $675
for 2 bdrm, & $825 for 3 bdrm .
Re'c.o:l ; .-.,i ,iaOIe' Call for move
in specials tIda,, a 331-8836! 4-12-20-2
Hampton Oaks brand new lux. apts.
oenlird ,Ga( Mai 2 barms start
at $850'm.)ro 3tdrm ai $1200/mo
w/move-in special of up to 2 mo
FREE rent! Call 32'3.-6J43 itoay' 126.96.36.199
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16, ALLIGATOR 0 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
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
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-
DOWm TOWN 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 rates,
biking to campus walk to downtown off street
parking include H20. $330/mth 1st, last, dep.
Call.373-6551 leave message 4-6-11-2
University Terrace West
4/4 Individual Leases.
New Carpet & Paint
Furnished Living Area
W/0, Pool $395/mo
Uniton Properties 373-7578
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 1.5BA W/D h/up
,3 units available in quad
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Off SW 35th Place
Like New Townhouse
.. 2BR 2.5BA W/D, Pool
Union Properties 373-7578
Vacation with US! 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-
2BR IBAApts$515-525/mo .
5 BIks to UF! 840 Sq Ft 829 SW 5th Avenue,
St. CroixApts Central H'&Air, incids wtr, swg,
pst ctrl, garbage. Call Merrill Management
Inc. 372-1494 4-7-14-2
** 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 intemet in courtyard. 2 blocks from UF
-behind Norman Hall near Sorority Row area.
Contact 352-332-2097, email admin@taylors
quareapartments.com, web www.taylorsquar
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
2BR/2BA PENTHOUSE CONDO 2 mi to
UF on bus line. Brand new construction.
Charleston Place. Luxury in every detail.
Pools,,zebo, lots of parking. $950/mo. Call
** 2BR 2.5 BA **
Brighton Park, Beautiful end unit townhome,
W/D, DW, alarm, pool, -1200 sqft
Many extras. Bus rt SW 34 St
No smoking unit. Avail Aug $825 214-3820
ISABELLA PARK 1 BR/1 BA in 2BR/2.5BA
townhQme. W/D, DW, eat-in kitchen, SW
Archer & 34th St. area. 336-7097. Grad/prof
preferred. Lease option. Furnish option.
S unfurnished J
Avail Aug 1: 5"bed/2 bath house wash/dryer,
dishwasher, fireplace, wood floors, large
house. 1803 SW43rd Ave. Call for directions
339-2342 $1600/mo large yard. 3-30-5-2
4 fireplaces, backyard w/deck
Call Pete @ 352-262-3574 3-31-5-2
*WALK TO UF*
Historic home in great neighborhood. 3BR/
2BA, hd wd floors, tile, W/D, deck. Cute,
clean, no dogs. -1112 NW4th Ave 871-8280.
Brand new home for rent in SW-Gainesville.
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. 1770 sq. ft. $1200/
mo OBO. Call 379-3310 3-30-4-2
Studio apt in vintage 1900's house w/loft,
wood floors, own kitchen & bath. No smok-
ing. No pets. Female preferred. 1 mile from
UF. Avail now. $550/mo utils incl. Call 338-
*10 BLOCKS TO UF*
Historic Victorian house. Quaint 1BR/1BA
apt. w/ wd firs, fans, hi ceiling w/fans, AC/ht.
$450/mo 225 SW 3rd Ave. Pets ok! Call 376-
INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOWAND FALL SEASON
Convenient UF access
$325 to $575
Action Real Estate Services
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-
ROCKWOOD VILLAS avail Aug 1, 2005.
.3BR/3BA townhouse: Incl W/D, great bus rt
to UF. $1100/mo. Call Donna 352-339-3250
Apartments & Houses
Studio to 5BR+.
Most within 2 miles of campus!
Campus Realty 692-3800
GREAT HOUSE 4 FALL
3BR/2BAAII new appliances
inc W/D, micro & DWI Huge
master br, enclosed porch & 2
car garage $1100/mo 727-514-7194 4-1-5-2
Brandywine large 2BR/2BA partially furn, sec
sys, NS, No pets $650/mo Lease required
386-330-5274, 352-373-3418 4-8-10-2
AUGUST RENT FREE
Bring your deposit by April 16
Large 2BR, Close to UF & SFCC
Short term leases Avail..
Ventura Apartments -
1902 SW 42nd Way
Fall rentals, walk to campus, 2BR/2BA
$500, sign lease now, move in Aug.
Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 ex 355 4-11-10-2
3BR/2BA HOUSE. Fenced backyard, -1900
sq ft, close to campus, hdwd firs, W/D hk
ups. Available June 15th. $1300/mo. Call
LIVE STUDY PLAY
Luxury 3BR/3BA Townhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics, W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
The Laurels, 335-4455
Apartments Sublets & Roommates
Ail areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1.500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
WALK TO CLASS! $250/mo
Now til Aug. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
included I 2-27-3-3
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
SUMMER SUBLEASE at Gainesville Place
1BR/1BA in,4BR/4BA $480/mo. Price NEG.
Everything incl. Female only. Call 727-643-
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
$3507mo SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR/1BA in
4BR/4BA fully furn apt in University Club. Inc
50" TV, hi-spd internet, cable w/HBO, W/D.
Call 561-703-3693. 4-1-15-3
1 WEEK FREE
May 1st-Aug 7. 1BR/1 BA WALK TO CLASS!
Only $529/mo OBO. Graduating, need to
sublease 407-375-5240 3-30-10-3
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
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
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
quiet neighborhood. Close to Shands, UF,
& library. $350/mo Pets ok. Call 262-1351
May thru Aug Lexington Crossing 1BR/1IBA
in 4BR/4BA Ig rm, furn. All appliances.
Cable. Inci all utils. 2 bus rts, tanning,.pool,
bball & vball cts, gym. $350/mo.: Contact
Karen firstname.lastname@example.org or 772-341-9415
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
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
Now/Summer sublease 1/1 in 4/4 utilities +
wash/dry + ethernet + cable + full furnish +
pool view = DARN GREAT DEAL
ONLY $375/month 352-258-3542 3-31-10-3
" @**WALK TO CLASSOO
1/1 in 2/1 house behind Norman Hall. Great
location and very cheap. Avail April 25. Call
1BR/1BA'in 2BR/2BA available immediately.
Pointe West Apts. $285/mo + 1/2 utils. Call
Summer sublease at Unr,,.versrv Club.
Spa:You: 1EP I-b or 2BF'BA in 4BFB.'4E
apt. -.vail MAI 1 Irn.: wJl t/v D, eir erneli Iur-
nishcO. cable -,3i'm Call 352-2i62.0i-w
University Glades Subleasell SULMl,.irF,
May Aug $440/m6 BR w/personal bath
in 3/3.apt. incl all util. Furniture avail. Call
Stacey 352-336-1968 4-1-10-3
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
REGENCY OAKS 2BR/2BA sublease. $665/
mo. For April, May, June & July. Call 352-
Available immediately. 1BR/1BA in 3BR
house. Closed to campus. W/D, great room-
mates. $0 down, $340/mo, negotiable. Call
Tim 727-642-0136 4-1-5-3
Sun Key/Sun Island less than 1 mi to UF
1BD/1BA, $480/mth. Fully Furnished, water,
cable, internet included
Available April 30 1 July 31
Call 335-3649 4-1-10-3
2BR sublet avail anytime in April @ The
Exchange.Call Hillary @ 407-928-1315
**Call for move-in incentives!**
Posh downtown apt in heart of nightlife.
1BR/1BA, W/D, walk-in closet, loft, May
FREE + KEEP sec dep. You take June & July
for $400/mo HURRY before its too late 305-
1 BR/1 BA in 2BR/2BA apt avail May 1st Aug.
10th at Melrose Apts W/D, utils, ethernet +
cable incl in rent. Fully furn. Call Korihne at
1 BR/I BA LOFT TOWNHOUSE
May 1st thru July 31st. $550/mo. Pool, alarm,
pets ok. Near UF, VA & Shands. 3 bus rts.
Call 352-262-8558 4-5-10-3
Royal Village '
1-4 BR avail.AlI summer
Walk to campus, great pool
New furniture & carpet, $400/mo
includes all, Call 407-310-3957 3-30-6-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE from May 1 -Aug 10.
$299/mo, incl utils, cable, internet, water, pvt
BA, 12 x 10 room. MELROSE APT. 407-484-
Campus Lodge apts. POOLSIDE 1/1 in 2/2
other room vacant. May-Aug. w/option to re-
new. $450/mo furnished, all utils + internet,
W/D, Call 352-871-3117 3-31-7-3
Campus Lodge Apts. May rent free.
Everything included. $415'/mo. From May
through August. Call 561-906-5040 4-6-10-3
HUGE ROOM FOR' SUBLEASE 1BR in
4BR/2BA house in College-Park. Huge walk-
in closet, wood floors, W/D, walk to campus,
furn common areas. Avail May-Aug $370/mo
739 NW 20th St. 352-219-4911 3-30-5-3
FREE MONTH RENT
2BR/2BA Colonial Village. May -Aug.
$310/mo. W/D, poolside, end unit w/vaulted
ceilings, screened porch. 2 mi to UF. 3 bus
rts. Call 271-8132 3-30-5-3
Summer sublease. $400/mo everything incl.
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Fully furn. 407-221-
2 rooms available May 1-July 31 in 4/2 house
close to law school. $350/mo (plus utils)
OBO. Email email@example.com or call 850-
510-4063 or 352-328-4633 4-7-10-3
Summer sublease 1 BR in 3BR house on NW
36th St. W/D, wood floors, w or w/out furn.
Avail May 30th. $325/mo + utils. Call 352-
281-1337 3-31-5-3 "
2BR/2BA 1100 sq ft Arbor Park. Close to UF.
$545/mo. $150 moves you in. Pet friendly! 2
WEEKS FREE!. Immediate availablility. Call
Aaron 262-2979 3-31-5-3
1BR/1BA RIGHT ACROSS FROM UF.
Available May 1st w/option to renew. $469/
mo. Call 813-624-2946 3-31-5-3
Rent May-Aug '$469/mo price NEG. Pool
view, utils incl, female, 1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA.
Call 352-262-7887 4-1-6-3
Summer sublease available WINDSOR
HALL 2 blocks from campus. 1 BR suite $600
utils incl. Laundry room, swimming pool, ca-
ble, ethernet. Call 516-650-4037 5-24-24-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE AT GAINESVILLE
PLACE. $465/mo rent, fully furnished, eth-
ernet, utilities, cable included. 1-3BR/BA
available in a 4BR/4BA. Females only. Call
1 BR in 4BR apt @ Gainesville Place, upper
floor, W/D, pool, weight room, Close to bus
stop. Very nice. 352-317-2081 3-31-5-3
Summer sublease Hidden Lake Apt. Large
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. $350/mo. Everything
incl. Furn optional. Pets ok. Call 786-271-
May-Aug. Gainesville Place apt. Gated
community 1/1 in 3/3. Clean, easygoing
female roommates. Fully furnished. W/D.
All inclusive. VERY NEGOTIABLE 305-
785-6373, 352-373-9912 4-4-7-3
$375/mo 1BR w/STUDY/1BA APT
Sublet now July 31st opt to renew. Credit
check required. No deposit. Located Bevel
Apts. Call 256-0501 4-1-5-3
1 minute walk to campus 1 BR in 4BR town-
house Courtyards Apt. fully fum, May 1-Aug,'
-$399 incl utils. Keep $300 sec dep. Call 407-
Luxurious two-story poolside apt. 3BR/3BA,
W/D, .free tanning spa & gym, no parking
decals $1,114/month plus utilities. Leave a
message @ 262-8341 4-6-8-3
Summer sublease avail 5/6-7/31. 2BR/1BA,
$450/mo, furn/unfurn, free cable/hs internet,
walk to UF, live alone or.w/someone. Call
Stephanie 804-512-3913 4-8-10-3
+ 1/2 utils. 850-294-8020. 1 room in 2/2.
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1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA $374/mo, pvt BA, W/D,
furn, all utils incl, ethernet, cable, lease from
May-Aug, 1st mo 1/2 off. Great Deal! Call
Oakbrook Walk sublease May 1st 31st
2005 for male: full furn, poolside BR/BA in
2/2 w/huge kitchen and living room, W/D, incl
util, cable/highspeed, $250, firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer sublease. 1BR/1BA in 5BR/5BA,
large 2-story house 5 min walk to campus.
All utils & internet cable incl. Price negotiable.
May thru Aug 954-292-0875 4-1-5-3"
2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment, partially fur-
nished, utilities not incl, pets welcome. $639
a month.Colonial Oaks SW 21st PI. Please
call Annie 352-514-4216 4-1-5-3
Walk 2 class. Summer Sub. Huge 1BR/1BA,
pool, W/D, walk-in closet, cable internet @
Museum Walk. $300 price neg. Call 941-238-
$254/mo, SUMMER SUBLEASE + 1/3 utils,
in 3BR/2BA, Aspen Ridge Apt. Please call
$240/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 UTIL
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt.
Call PK 954-682-5979
or call 904-705-1689 4-1-4-3
Roommate needed for summer sublease.
Located close to UF. Rent is $375 a month,
one bathroom and furnished living room. If
interested call 904-608-5095 and take tour.
1st MONTH FREE!!!
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA apt. May July
Option to rent in fall.
$430 utilities included
Call Kate 904-654-6464 4-4-5-3
(DOB 1126/65); 5'07",
130 lbs, Black Hair,
Felony violation of probation warrant
for attempted sexual battery, Sexual
offender fail to report to the Department
of Law Enforcement, and failed to
report change of address within 48
hours to the Department of Motor
Call (352) 372-STOP
Lexington May-Aug. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA.
Male or Female. All util, furn, cable, ethernet,
2 bus rts. $380/mo. Call 352-271-1479 or
email email@example.com 3-31-3-3
AMAZING Summer Sublease 2BR/2BA in
4BR/4BA. Rent $400/mo EVERYTHING
included. Price Negotiable! Campus Lodge
Apts. Call 407-492-2574 4-4-5-3
Reduced $450 @ The Exchange
Furnished 1 BR/1 BA in 2/2
Kitchen, living room, porch, W/D,
Female please. 772-473-0560. 4-5-5-3
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA apt, utils, cable, .W/
D, dishwasher, FURNISHED. $400/mo OBO.
Availabel 5/1 727-656-8207 4-19-15-3
Apt for summer A& B. Sublease 1BR in 4BR/
2BA furn University Glades apt. $350/mo all
utils incl. (originally $435) M/F for all female-
apt. Call 386-212-9042 4-5-5-3
CAMPUS LODGE Nicest apt @ UF. 2BR/[
2BA all utils, fully furn, May to Aug. Very
clean. Gated community, screened patio.
Quiet. Call 372-3788 4-5-5-3
Females only summer A, B, or C,.1 room
furnished, right across from campus! Jamie
SUMMER SUBLEASE 2 rooms avail May
1st in a 4BR/2BA house. Rent $355/mo + 1/4
utils. W/D, cable modem internet, 2 blocks
from campus. Call 352-213-3112 4-20-16-3
May thru Aug sublease at The Exchange.
2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BA: 1BR $469/mo; other
BR $489/mo. Everything incl. Rent w/a friend
or 1 room by yourself. Call 352-514-1871
1BR/1BA, 2BR/2BA, or 3BR/3BA avail fully
furn & all utils incl. $465/mo indiv leases.
May thru Aug. Aug rent FREE. Price neeg.
Busses 9 & 34. Call 904-424-2834 4-5-5-3
Homestead Apt Sublease,
Now thru July 31st, renewal optional. 2 BR/2
BA W/D hook-up, pool, gymbus stops, laun-
dromat, pets ok $679.mo Please call 378-
.2699 or 317-4507 4-5-5-3
Sublease SPYGLASS apt May to July 31.
1 BR/1 BA in 2 BR/2 BA apt. $450/mo OBO
everything inci. Fun roommate. Call Katie S.
CAMPUS LODGE 2-3 BRs, pvt bathrooms,
vaulted ceiling. Fully furn. Everything
incl. free maid service, hi speed internet
$514/mo each. Call 352-514-7773 4-5-5-3
Campus Lodge 1 BR/1 BA in 3 BR apt. All
utils, internet, cable, W/D, furn. included.
$390 OBO 352-870-9111 4-5-5-3
Summer sublease avail. 3 blocks to campus.
Fabulous location! 1 BR in 2 BR/1 BA. $260/
mo + 1/2 utils. Call 813-368-6801 or email
$400/mo NEGOTIABLE. The Landings 11 FT
x 14 FT bedroom. Everything included. Free
tanning, sports courts, poolhouse, Summer.
Furniture available. 954-290-8087 4-12-10-3
1BR avail in 2BR townhouse in Miill Run
for summer. $299/mo + utils. W/D, fully fur-
nished. Pets allowed. 262-2814 4-5-5-3
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. Internet, 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 3-31-30-4
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 3-30-25-4
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. ui l.:.:,,, eraie F/M? Call 337-9746
2 F NS ROOMMATES NEEDED for summer
or fall @ University Terrace West, SW 20th
Ave. Fully furn, 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
Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th & University, $300 + split util, sec dep, -
NS, no pets. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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! $375/mo per rm,
utilities & broadband pd, bus to campus! Call
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 inc .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-
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
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
**4 BLOCKS TO-CAMPUS**
Large -,ou-e w. pool wood floors, big rooms.
2BFt : amiable ;,ug i st. Wireless. $450/mo
+ ul,.i- ea ':.,e, 904- 234-5214 or 352-373-
Roommate wanted for a 3BR/2BA house 1.5
miles from campus. $430/mo everything in-
cluded. Call Amy 352-219-57804-4-10-4
1 BR 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-
M/F, NS needed to share 2BR/2.5BA
Southfork Oaks townhome. (near Target).
Unfurn master BR w/own BA avail. W/D.
No pets. $347/mo + 1/2 utils. No lease. Call
Evan 335-9714 4-1-7-4
1 Room in 3BR/2BA condo. Avail May 1 for
summer & possibly fall. Prefer F, NS. $350/
mo + share utils. W/D incl. Common areas
furn. Marchwood Condos Good location
close to UF 813-973-5058 or 352-337-1534
Unfurn BR for rent in brand new, spacious
condo w/2 female UF students. NW 55th
St. Call Lisa for details @ 352-514-1763
ATTENTION! Female roommate needed for
1 BR/1 BA in a condo. $400/mo utils inci. Must
be responsible, neat & clean. Avail now!. Call.
Mabgene @ 561-827-4970 3-31-5-4
5 BLOCKS TO UF
Own BR/BA in 2BR townhouse. $375/mo +
1/2 utils. W/D. Hi-spd internet, M or F. Avail
May 1st. 305-962-6102 3-31-5-4
ROOMMATE WANTED for 3BR/2.5BA town-
house north of Thornebrook shopping center
on 39th Ave. $75/wk inci utils, hi spd i-net,
pool & tennis; Under age 25 please. 352-
36.3-0143, 36,3-0144, 338-2892 3-31-5-4
Female roommate for 4BR/4BA Countryside
Apt. Rent $415/mo uilts incl. Wireless inernet
option. Apt avail Aug 1st. 305-393-0081 or
Quiet non-smoking college age roommate
wanted for May 05 to 06. Rent $370 per
month plus utils. Call local 352-376-4250 or
call cell 904-994-6764 3-31-5-4
2 ROOMS AVAILABLE PVT BA $425/mo incl
all utils, on major bus rt, quiet, comfortable,
a place to call home. Call 352-284-2810 for
more info. 4-8-10-4
Quiet F, N/S, grad/upperclass wanted for
2BR/2BA @ Oak Forest Apts. Only 7 mins to
campus!!! $330 + 1/2 utilities. Call Devina at
at 954-336-0651 after 7pm :) 4-1-5-4
Females for 1-2 BR in 3/2 house 3 blocks to
UF, Shands, VA. Pets ok, furn opt, Reg $375,
avail now $275 + utils & dep. Jen 466-4853
1 Room avail in spacious 3/2 house w/ new
furn, new appliances, wireless internet, etc.
Quiet neighborhood. Perfect location. $400/
mo +-1/3 utils. Call Kace for details 941-
224-7168 or email email@example.com
2M roommates needed for 3BR Millpond
twnhs fully furn; king beds, hi spd -net,
cable, W/D., pool, near UF, on UF bus rt,
$450 & 1/3 util, Chris 407-340-8585 or email
Two female roommates wanted for a 3/2
house near 34th and Univ. $345 a month
plus utilities. Call Katie at 514-5985 for more
info. House has big yard and large deck.
**BR 4 $250/mo. 3 avail. Cent A/C; wood
floor, small yard, cable ready in 3BR/2BA
WALK TO CLASS!! Porch & shed, 2 park-
ing spots, 102 NW 7th Terr. Furn opt 4 free
$350/mo + 1/3 utils. 2BR/2BA avail in 3BR/
3BA townhouse, .Wood floors, washer/dryer,
high-speed internet. Call Colleen 954-857-
2 Female Roommates in 4/2- house in quiet
NW neighborhood large yard, sunroom.
NS/drug. Must be clean and responsible
$400 + 1/4 util. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Female roommate wanted. Prof, college
student, NS, no pets. 2BR/1BA $380/mo
W/D, incl. Close to UF & Duckpond. Ask for
Michelle 813-997-6600 4-12-10-4
Female dental student looking for roommate
in a 2/2 house- in SW Gainesville. Clean,
cozy, furn house with all amenities. '$450/mo
inc -everything. Call for more details 352-
2 females looking for a 3rd in a beautiful
3BR/3BA condo located in prime residential
area. 15 min from UF. Close to park-n-ride.
Large kitchen & living room, patio, internet,
cable TV & W/D, community pool. $450/mo
NS, mature, responsible, upper classman or
grad student for own room & bath in large
quiet home only 8 blocks north of campus.
Rent incl all utils, W/D, wireless & cable.
$500/mo 727-433-0229 4-5-5-4
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
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3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
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538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5
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18, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
5ul Real Estate
Lease-to-own or owner financing. 3BR/
2.5BA, -2091 sq ft. 3.86 acres, block &
stucco, fireplace, $2150/mo + down. Owner
licensed realtor Michael Quinones 376-2433
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We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
* 1 Furnishings 3 V JO Ol[ .
BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil- Computer/I net 352.219,2980
low-top mattress & box. Name brand, new,
still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-372- 4-20-66-7
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- in 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 6dn deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71 -6
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$49*Qn sets $89OSingle sets $390King
sets $990From 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-
Dresser $35, queen sz bed $60, sofa $60,
19" color TV $40, dorm fridge sm $40, VHS
movie camera $65, lawrimower $60, electric
mower $60, musical cuckoo clock $65. Call
4-PIECE BEDROOM SET
Includes: bed, dresser w/attached mirror,
nightstand armoire. Sacrifice at $325 OBO.
419-799-9181 Eric 4-1-3-6
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House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
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Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
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Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
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Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
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WE ARE CHEAPER
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Police Seized! From $10! Info: 800-749-
8128 ext M974 4-20-31-8
Aualiobahn system includes 2200 watt amp,
2-12 inch flame subs, 1-farad capacitor and
extra battery. Call Jared at 954-257-4048 or
352-373-4581 getting new car. 3-31-5-8
U i Bicycles
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
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424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9
Q For Sale 3
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, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
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Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtown 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
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** 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
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New location now open 1901 NW 67th 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
** CASH PAID FOR MOTORCYCLES **
SCOOTERS, DIRT BIKES in ANY condition,
Running or Not, Titles orNot.
PROMPT PICK UP. Call ANYTIME
352-495-7769 Please leave message
l Motorcycles, Mopeds) ElI
MOTORCYCLE WANTED 750cc cruiser or
larger. WILL TRADE LAPTOP PC + CASH
Joel 336-0075 3-30-10-11
1999 SUZUKI GZ250
Good condition. Garage kept.
11,300 miles. $1500.
Call 352-246-5387 3-30-5-11
Scooters from $599. Largest section
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
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*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
.*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students "
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Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
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3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
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Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
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2715 N MAIN 377-1616
FOR SALE 3 TOYOTA VANS
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95 CHEVY BLAZER LS 2 door, all power,
black, 132k miles, maintenance records,
new CD/radio, radiator & belt. $1200/OBO.
Call Donna after 5:30 M-F, 8-5 S&S. 352-
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
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TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needs trans on .Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
Needed: Musicians, Media Talents, Multi-
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Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
Must work summer breaks.
408 W. University Ave Suite #106
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
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
t1 .Help Wanted
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
World's largest pizza delivery company now
* Delivery Drivers
* Pizza makers
* Phone order takers
All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14
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 4-8-55-14
* Help Wanted
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. 4-20-58-14
SECRETARY needed. Gatorfood.com is
looking for personable, responsible, enthu-
siastic, fun people. Customer service exp
helpful. For more info call David 379-3663
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 email@example.com
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 4-12-20-14
Earn up to $117,500 in bonuses in 2005I
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
WANTED: PT barn help in exchange for liv-
ing accommodations. 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) 332-1234/(866) 422-6550 4-20-30-14
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
$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes. FT/PT.
No experience necessary. For more info call
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
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-
Customer Service rep wanted.
MS Office Experience required.
Permanent Full-Time Position.
Contact: Jackson Industries,
4001 Newberry Rd, E4, Gvl or
02BKIDS searching for dance team, gym-
nastic & pre-school teachers leads w/CDA,
as well as housekeepers for all locations. FT/
PT positions avail. Apply within. 4-6-15-14
BABYSITTERS & NANNIES NEEDED.
Set your own pay & schedule. Visit
Art, Art Ed, Graphics, Arch.
Hand-lettering, Pt a few hrs/wk. Close to UF.
Short resume $6.50/hr starts summer term.
Reply P 0 Box 286 Gainesville, FL 32602
Spend your summer making a difference in
the lives of underprivileged boys and girls
ages 10-15. Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Camping Services is hiring full-time and
temporary staff for summer camp and mo-
bile day camp programs. Activities include
canoeing', arts & crafts, bikes, horseback rid-
irg, archery, team sports, high and low ropes
course, and skits. Employment dates May
21 August 5. Pre-camp training includes
First Aid, CPR, Lifeguard, and NCI. We will
be at UF conducting interviews on March 8,
30 and April 11th. Call Mike Brannan at 352-
447-2259 for more information. EOE/DFWP
Girl Scout Camp hiring counselors, life-
guards, nurses, boating instructor, arts/crafts
director, equestrian staff. Min age 18. Salary
+ meals & housing. 8 wks, 5/30 7/23.
Call 800-347-2688 or email
email@example.com. EOE 4-18-
TOP BOYS SPORTS CAMP IN MAINE!
PLAY & COACH SPORTS HAVE
FUN *. MAKE $$$ CAMP COUNSELOR
POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN OVER 15
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES FOR SUMMER
2005. CHECK IT OUT AND APPLY ONLINE
Groundskeepers FT, PT
Custodial duties/Apt Maint
Transportation req. DFWP EEO -
220 N Main 375-2152 x301 4-20-22-14
Leasing Consultant, FT, PT /
Cust. Serv. Exp. DFWP EEO
220 N. Main 375-2152 x301 4-20-22-14
Runner for law firm
Experienced only, must -own vehicle, PT,
M-F, 12 -5:30,. fax resume to 352-376-4645
I will pay well for your timeto help student
taking accounting at SFCC thru April. Must
have taken "managerial acting" or have a
degree in accounting. Fax 352-335-8566, or
Camp Counselors Needed at Camp Wekiva
in Wekiva Springs State Park, Apaipka FL
A residential, Environmental Camp. Boys
- June 7-25, Girls June 25-July 23. Contact
Sky Nite Club Gainesville's #1 night club 5
years in a row is hiring employees for bar-
tenders, beertub, security, cashiers & pro-
moters. If you are out-going & want to work
in a fun environment, please send picture &
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 4-8-13-14
Sky Nite Club is looking for students that are
seeking internships in advertising & mar-
keting. Gain valuable experience interning
w/Gainesvill's #1 night club. Send a resume
to email@example.com 4-8-13-14
5 STAR PIZZA is now hiring
delivery drivers Great pay; flexible hrs.
Closing drivers average over $100 per shift.
Apply in person at 600 NW 75th St. 352-333-
Experience the Best
Dancers Needed. 335-3875 4-12-15-14
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college sutdents. Flexible Hours
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 4-4-
CARETAKER FOR 19 YR OLD W/AUTISM.
Saturday beginning immedediately. More
hours available. Exp in knowledge of verbal
behavior & behavior analysis a plus but will
train right person' Fax resume to 375-4268
COUNTER SALES REP NEEDED
w/agricultrual background (very important).
Exp w/feeding, maintaining farm animals a
plus. PT flex hrs. Call 472-6050 3-30-5-14
Looking for bright 18+ yr old w/clean driv-
ing record w/class D license. Agriculture
background pref for delivery & loading farm
supplies. FT/PT. Call 472-6050 3-30-5-14
Hiring KITCHEN STAFF. Apply between 2 &
4 pm, Mon Fri, CALICO JACKS 3501 SW
2nd Ave. Creekside Mall. 4-6-10-14
Flash experience desired
Send. resumes firstname.lastname@example.org
F/T position, answer incoming calls.
Able to memorize phone script.
Courteous, Articulate phone manner.
Dispatch calls to technicians.
Maintain records of incoming calls. 3-30-
RGIS Inventory Specialists
seeking part-time auditors -
Starting wage $8.00 per hour
Apply at RGISINV.com 4-20-20-14
TENNIS STAFF NEEDED .
- The 29th Annual GATOR TENNIS CAMP
is now hiring good tennis players for the
four weeks in June. Only quality players
need apply. Excellent Pay, working
approx. 9 hours per day. Camp is held
on UF Campus, using Ring Complex and
.the Flavet Courts. If interested, please
call MB. Chafin, Camp Director, at
392-3538, or in the evenings 376-8030. "
If no answer, please leave message. 4-6-
PT/FT LANDSCAPERS WANTED
Valid driver's license a must. 352-222-1904
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20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
W 1 Help Wanted 3
Part-time, for toddler. Reliable. Experience
desiredE. Hours negotiable. Living accomo-
dations possible. Call Rebecca 372-0588
APARTMENT HUNTERS hiring energetic,
customer-service oriented people. Flexible
scheduling, some nights & weekends. Apply
@ 1310 W. University Ave. 4-8-11-14
PART TIME WORK
Great pay! Flex schedules. Sales/svc. all
ages 18+. Conditions Apply 335-1422.
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8+ while having fun! Positions be-
gin early April. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit: coldstonecreamery.com, then go to
Creamery and choose Job Center (ap-
plications only; include email address. NO
RESUMES.). Nights and weekends a must.
18+ only. 4-1-6-14
Excellent starting pay. Work around classes.
Resume builder. Start immed. All agses 18+.
Cond apply. Call pow! 335-1422 4-1-6-14
Needed: Flyers folded,
Street team for lots.
HORSEBACK RIDING INSTRUCTOR need-
ed for resident coed children's camp in Blue
Ridge Mountains of eastern West Virginia. 90
Miles west of Washington, DC for more info
visit our website www.camptalltimbers.com
or call 800-862-2678 3-31-5-14
DominosGraphics.com is looking for a
motivated individual to help manage local
advertising for Gator Domino's Pizza as well
as -national Domino's Pizza clients. Great
resume& and portfolio builder with plenty of
hands-on experience. Part time, full time
and long term employment possibilities for
the right individual. Send pdf resume to
The Phonetic laboratory in the Program in
Linguistics is looking for people to partici-
pate in a listening experiment You can earn
$10/hour by particiapting in a study of the
perception of speech sounds from foreign
if you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver email@example.com
Do you speak Hindi?
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program in
Linguistics is looking for people who grew
up in India and speak Hindi fluently. You can
earn $15/hour by participating in a study of
the perception of speech sounds from for-
If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver firstname.lastname@example.org
MOTIVATED OUTSIDE SALES REP for a
medicafA/JR company. Experience preferred.
Fax resume: 352-379-1485 4-1-5-14
Local Web Development Firm with fun,
team-based enthusiastic environment
seeks summer interns for project manage-
ment and sales depts. Email resume to
READ MAIL FOR PAY also other work
available $938 per week possible. Weekly
pay checks, work in your spare time. No
exp necessary, www.mailworkcenter.com
U [."' Help Wanted. Help Wanted-", Ur
Hiring full time and part time caterers & driv-
ers. Positive, fun, work environment with
flexible hours. Skills include great attitude,
affinity for fast-paced work environment,
and enthusiasm for customer service. Apply
in person at Celebrations Catering, 904 N.
Main St. 4-8-20-14
Celebrations Cafe N Main & 23rd Ave hiring
all positions. Exp a must. Lunch only. Apply
in person 8-10, 2-4. 4-1-5-14
Local non-profit USDA accredited certifica-
tion agency seeks PT livestock, crop or
food science specialist. Call 377-6345. Send
resumes to email@example.com or fax to 377-
PT OFFICE HELP. Good driving record,
experience w/Autocad, Excel, Word helpful.
$7.50/hr to start. Call Wells at 219-1183 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-371-
HOSTESS Apply in person at the Sovereign
Restaurant service entrance 12 SE 2nd Ave.
After 2pm. 3-31-2-14
BARTENDERS, HOSTS, SERVERS.
Experienced & friendly. Apply in person
between 2 & 5pm. NAPOLATANOS 606 NW
75th St. 4-1-4-14
Call center needs telephone agents for all
shifts 24 hours. 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in
Servers, all shifts, dining rm/banquets. Flex
HRS, excellent compensation. Apply 2-5pm,
Tues-Sat, Gainesville Country Club, 7300
SW 35th Way. 4-4-5-14
Green Sparrow Chinese Restaurant now
hiring: Cooks (Chinese specialty), Kitchen
Helpers, Cashiers, Servers, Delivery
Drivers. Apply in person 4-5pm. 871-5771
www. green-sparrow.com 4-4-5-14
The City of Gainesville's
Recreation & parks
Department is looking for
summer camp counselors,
lifeguards, swim instructors-
and pool attendants. Please
apply online at
Gainesville Country Club
Housekeeping position PT Mon-Fri 7:00 am
to 1:00 pm. Lunch provided. Call Greg at
317-5602 DFWP 4-4-5-14
The YMCA is now hiring enthusiastic staff
members to fill positions in the following
areas: Afterschool counselors, summer
camp counselors, sports camp counselors,
gymnastics instructors, program directors,
group cycling instructors, customer service
personnel, weekend activities staff, dance
instructors/director, lifeguards/swim instruc-
tors, soccer referees, bus drivers and more.
Hiring at multiple locations throughout North
Central Florida. Apply in person at 5201 NW
34th-St. Gainesville, Fl 32605. Interviews
begin immediately, so apply today! 4-11-
Part time help wanted to care for & ferry 2
kids (10/12) after school. Must have clean
driver's license. Call & leave message. 336-
LOVE TO, SHOP?
Mystery Shoppers needed immediately in
your local area. Flexible hours,
complete training. Internet access required.
Call 888-850-1024 -
MYSTERY SHOPPERS NEEDED!
Earn While Your Shop!
Call Now Toll Free
1-888-255-6040 Ext 13400 3-31-1-14
THE VILLAGE MARKET GOURMET
FOODS & COFFEE SHOP. PT help needed
15-25 hrs. All shifts available. Call for direc-
tions only. 380-0111 4-5-5-14
Great Summer Jobs
$11.01-$14.75 per hour. Experience working
with special needs, problem behaviors, and
assist in staff training.
Must be 18 years old
$8.29 $928 per hour. High school diploma/
GED; Lead games, sports, crafts, field trips.
Looking for a responsible, fun, and high en-
$8.29 $9.28 per hour. Minimum age 16 with
current lifeguarding, adult/infant/child CPR
and First Aid certifications. Duties: Patrol
pool area, may teach swimming lessons, and
cashier duties. Extra pay for WSI.
GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER
$9.50 per hour. Experience in grounds main-
tenance work preferred. Duties: All aspects
of grounds maintenance work.
Contact: City of Largo, 201 Highland
Avenue, Largo, FL; 727-587-6716; or
www.largo.com. Closeing Date: Open
Until Filled EOE/M/F/D/V-VP SMOKE--
Now accepting applications for Resident'
Asssitant and apprentice Resicent Assistant
positions for the SUMMER 2005 Semester.
Applications are avaiabe from Kathy Smith in
the Department of Houseing and REsidence
Ecuctaion Office, and are doe by 4:00pm on
Monday, April 18, 2005. For further informa-
tion contact Kathy Smith at 392-2171 ext
Experience a plus. Enthusiastic, energetic.
PT position avail at University Commons.
Apply in person or call 377-6700 4-12-10-14
$7.50/hr. No experience necessary.
Chesapeake Bagel. 4113 NW 16th Blvd.
for Sawamura Japanese Steakhouse. PT
from 1-4pm. Apply in person. 1624 SW 13th
Comfort Inn West is now. hiring part time front
desk clerks. Flexible scheduling, great work
environment. Please apply in person. 3440
SW 40th Blvd. 4-5-5-14
UF student needed for home improvement
projects for Saturdays only. Must have
own transportation. Carpentry/building exp
helpful. Send resume to email@example.com
YMCA overnight camp seeks dependable
fun-loving staff. Must enjoy working w/
children & able to live on-site. Call 352-466-
3587 for more info. 4212-10-14
The Florida Book Store is cucrenti, hir-
ing temporary cashiering help for Spring
Textbook Buyback and the first of Summer
A/C Classes. Applicants with previous ca-
shiering and customer service experience
are preferred. This position requires avail-
ability during the following times: Monday,
April 11th through Friday April 15th for train-
ing; Saturday, April 16th -through Sunday,
May 1st for-textbook B5uyback and Saturday,
May 7th through Sunday, May 15th for the
first week- of Summer A/C Classes. Apply in
person at 1614 W. University Avenue, com-
plete an application and ask for Carolynne
between the hours 2pm-5pm Monday
through Friday. Please do .not drop off ap-
plications during times not specified includ-
ing weekends.Equal Opportunity Employer
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
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ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 4-20-67-15
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PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
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** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
HORSE BOARDING peaceful spacious
30 acres ring-arena round pens experi-
enced help 12x12 stalls 1-352-472-2627.
Owneron premisis 35+ yrs exp. Lessons
Come ride with us! Great Farm
Awesome Horses & Top Notch Instruction.
Hunters & Natural Horsemanship.
TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
Take Points Off Your Driver's License
And Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
Whjpoorwill Farm: Stall and/or pasture board.
10 min W of UF off Archer Rd. CBS Barn
12x12 stalls on 27 shaded acres. Lighted
arena, round pen, trails, tackroom. Owner on
premises. 376-8792 4-20-71-15
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
Quality Boarding Lessons/English *
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horse farm 466-4060 4-20-71-15
Classes & Workshops
WRITING AID AND TYPING
I can help you to complete your paper. Learn
to write. Outline, Research, Grammar,
Coherency, Typing 374-7038 4-20-50-15
TERM PAPER HELP: Frustrated? Need
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writing? TOLL FREE 1-888-345-8295
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EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer louoge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160'.riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks..24-hr security, 352-591-
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* GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS ENGLISH TUTORING
Custom Posters Exhibits Awards English as 2nd language
Top Quality Fast Service Low Prices Reading, Composition, Conversation
www.signpower.com Experienced educators. Reasonable fees.
SignMasters 335-7000 Tel: 352-335-9400 4-20-19-15
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STORAGE PRE-LEASE SPECIAL
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Free Pregnancy Test
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Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199.
URGENT CARE/WALK-IN MEDICAL
CLOSEST, CHEAPEST Students No Appointment Needed!
Lessons Training Boarding 0 Jumps FIRST CARE OF GAINESVILLE
Large pastures & trails. Jonesville. 4881 NW 8th Ave #2, 373-2340
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Over 500 handguns in stock
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Train' & cruises also available
Gator Country Travel 373-1992
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264
8mi. South of G'ville on 441 ***WEST COAST $198 RT'***
4-20-71-18 Los Angeles, Seattle & more! Call for best
rates. Gator Country Travel 373-1992
*Family Chiropractic* FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 4-20-71-12
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FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
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22, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
Two-game Alabama split ends UF's winning streak
* TORRES HITS WALK-OFF
HOMER IN EXTRA INNINGS.
By WILLIS JACOBSON
The No. 13 UF softball
team (28-7, 7-1 Southeastern
Conference) seems to have a-flair
for the dramatic.
The Gators lost game one of
Tuesday night's doubleheader
against No. 11 Alabama (37-8,
10-4 SEC) only to come back and
win the nightcap in extra-inning-
UF fell behind 3-0 in game
two, but left the home crowd
happy when Mirelis Torres
smashed an eighth-inning, walk-
off, two-run, pinch-hit home run,
giving the Gators a 6-4 win. The
home run was only the second of
Torres' career and her first of the
"That was amazing; I'm
completely psyched right now,"
Torres said after the game. "She
pitched me a fat one a little bit
inside and I saw it, I swung, and
The home run came as no sur-
prise to her coach, who sent her
in for the pinch-hit opportunity.
"She hit that pitch really well,"
Coach Karen Johns said. "We
knew she'd come in and step up
for us. We didn't know she'd hit
a home run, but we knew she'd
put a good swing on one. She
. does not get a lot of chances and
every time she goes in, she makes
something happen. She's always
ready when we call on her."
The two-game split snapped
UF's school-record 13-game win
streak and its six-game SEC win
The teams will play the rub-
ber match today at 2 p.m at the
Florida Softball Stadium.
The Crimson Tide won the
first game 5-3, thanks in large
part to three solo home runs,
the most the Gators have given
up in a single game this season.
The five earned runs were the
second-most given up this season
. by Stacey Stevens (16-5).
Stevens surrendered the final
run on a wild pitch that was in-
tended to be the second ball of an
Stevens came out of the bull-
pen, however, to pick up the win
in game two.
"We didn't feel like we played
poorly, but we didn't capitalize a
couple of times," Johns said. "But
we came back and were consis-
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Pitcher Stacey Stevens swipes at Alabama's Jordan Prayton after throwing a wild pitch during an inten-
tional walk. The resulting run capped a 5-3 Crimson Tide win in game one.
tent through that whole second
game, and our defense stayed
strong the whole way through."
.The Gators played well de-
fensively in both games, but
couldn't seem to jumpstart their
bats. Despite winning game two,
UF recorded just eight total hits.
Home runs by Lauren Rousell,,
Melissa Zick and Torres account-
ed for the team's only multi-base
Gators prepare for NCAAs, another shot at Bulldogs
While the No. 7 UF gymnastics team
may not have gotten the results it wanted
at last weekend's Southeastern Conference
Championships, the Gators still have an-
other shot at glory this seasQn.
And they will face a familiar foe.
UF is one of six schools hosting an NCAA,
Regional on April 9, and the Gators will be
welcoming No. 5 Georgia to the O'Connell
Center for the second time this season.
The Bulldogs won the SEC title Saturday,
an event where UF made too many minor
mistakes that ended up costing them sig-
"I don't think we did terribly bad, we just
didn't do our best," senior Orley Szmuch
said. "It's-not like we fell three times or
anything like that, but we weren't sharp and
we weren't clean and we had a lot of little
mistakes that added up. And you can't have
that at SECs."
The Gators held a lengthy team meeting
before practice Monday,
where Coach Rhonda
Faehn and the gymnasts
broke down what the
team felt were the reasons
why UF didn't perform up
to its standards Saturday
Dooley "Everyone really had
a chance to speak their
mind," Faehn said. "And they really felt that
instead of just focusing on going out like
we normally do and not who we're going
up against, and just focusing on hitting our
routines, it became this huge situation on
wanting to win, which obviously took their
focus off their performance."
UF will now attempt to turn mistakes at
the conference championships into success
at the regional and national competitions.
"We had the greatest intentions to go in
there and win," co-captain Erinn Dooley
said. "We struggled on a few things, but it
wasn't a terrible meet. We realized that we
only struggled on really one event, and that
happens, but we learn from our mistakes
and go on from here."
While the Gators will have to deal with
five other teams in the Southeast Regional,
the one who will garner the most attention
It will be the fourth time this season that
the two teams have squared off, this time
with a berth in the NCAA Championships
on the line.
Georgia began the season by winning the
Super Six Challenge over second-place UF,
but the Gators gained a small measure of
revenge by winning in Athens for the first
time in two decades in February in a meet
that was sloppy by their own admission.
The Bulldogs claimed the rubber match
by dominating the SEC meet last weekend.
"It's always a rivalry just because it's
Georgia," Dooley said. "But between the
people and the- friendships there's nothing
there that's a rivalry or hate.
"It's Georgia. Yes, you always want to
beat them, but we still respect the gymnasts
and respect the team."
Faehn is hoping that the presence of the
five-time national champions will allow her
team to atone for its lackluster showing at
the SEC Championships. _
"Any chance that we get to be able to turn
a potential negative into a positive, and to
come back and show everyone what we're
capable of, we enjoy that."
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005 N ALLIGATOR,23
Meyer's opinion was not a part of decision
CHARLES, from page 24
on Feb. 21. The hlnebacker planned
on paying .fr clas--s at Santa Fe
ConinuimA Coll-ge this -ummer -so
he could return to the team in the tail.
He basically didn'Jt want to
hear an% tiung I ,.anted to sa\ -aid
Charles of Fole\-.
Fole\ did not return calLs to lIu- ot-
he .and c:ll phone Tuesday
He kept -.sang -'don't think
\oNu e realized \.-hal iWrreans to be
a atator' Charle- s-aid.'"And I kept
telling him that [ realize that ii-e had
-e. en or eight months to realize that
I asked hitm. '1- t-here an-thinii
dhat i. ill make youi realize _r c'n-
vince you that I'm not going to get in
trouble again?' H- sud 'No "
Foley did not consult people who
were well-informed about the line-
backer before making the final deci-
sion, Charles said.
"The only people he's asked is
[UF Associate Athletics Director- for
Academic Affairs] Keith Car'dine.,
Carodinc's friend and [UF Srudent
Judicial Affairs Director] Cvru.
\'illian. Charles said "1 don't deal
a\ ith these people on a daihl basis-. Lou
need to ask people like mn tutor Like
nmy adv-icers like
S my teachers. like
m- teanimate-, mni
that focus- on mne"
C harwls tried to
co- nvce F olee to
e. H' reustate him by
i. ring ho Eagle
Foley has rtnever wanted
him kickl,-d off the tootfball team
'He kept try-ing to -a\ that Dane
Eagle was not the cae "Charl: said
I kept telling him, Dan,-i Eagle is the
case. He's the victim. For him to say
I shouldn't be kicked off, you should
take that into consideration."'
The decision to end Charles' UF
football career was solely Jeremy
Foley's, -the University Athletic
Charles maintains that he met
. ,th Mleaer before hi- legaln mat-
ter- had been resol, ed and that the
new coach ia i'lhing to consider
"1 hate the head coach and de-
tensi\e coordinatUr [Charhe Strong]
in mi favor' -aid Charle v. he,
played in 11 games-. Irg-terinzg
tlme tackles 1-; a r-d-;lirt freshmnian
'The,, wanted me here But it was up
to jerem\ Fole.- He didn't ask Coach
NM e her's opinion or Coach S-troni'-
optuIon t was IIust tin '
Charles also met aith LUI [ican
of-Students Eugene L Zdziar-sk to
dc-cu.. h[i acaderruc suspension on
Tuesday but the linebacker has be-
come adamant c.bout transferring
"it I hav'. rto or three ',ea-i left
to pla', football. I'm not go iiniz to sit
here," said Charles, who is consider-
ing Florida State, South Florida, Texas
Southern and Georgia Southern as
options. "I'm not going to stay here
- for'what' To watch my teammates
perform when I know I have the abil-
ity to play on the next level and I still
have athletic bone in my body?"
Players know 'The Animals' aren't average fans
BASEBALL, from page 24
UF took a 16-4 beating when it last visited Tallahassee.
"Home field advantage is everything," senior Jeff
Corsaletti said. "The fans make a huge difference. You
have to have thick skin when you play there. It's got to be
in one ear and out the other."
O'Day knows all too well about the Seminoles'
"FSU's fans are different than most others of our ri-
vals," O'Day said. "In Miami, they just curse at you and
talk about your mom.
"FSU has smart fans. They know their baseball and will
yell out compliments when we do something well."
Of course, O'Day had more than just compliments for
the in-state rivals. -.
"I grew up an FSU fan, to tell the truth," he .said. "But.
I chose to come to UF because I wanted to actually go to a
BULLPEN, from page 24
throws very controlled touch passes," Mullen said. "That's
great,.but we want to see some balls come out of him like a
rocket, like a 90-mile-an-hour fastball. That's the first thing
we've been working on, but it's hard with a guy that's all
touch. He's just gotta let it rip sometimes."
Leak's been a work-in-progress, but his throws are al-
Leak completed a gasp -seven-yard wobbly pass to
Chad Jackson in Saturday's scrimmage.
"He'd rather not throw it as hard and be more accu-
.rate," Mullen said. "I'd rather have him throw it harder
and be a little less accurate."
Watch Leak in practice.
.His form is still there, but his short-field throws are now
snappy, not floaty. His touch most of the time doesn't
disappear. The lame-duck dumps have.
"He's got more zip on the ball; I've noticed tTat," q'ar-
terback Gavin Dickey said.
As for primary target syndrome?
"We've got him working to be better at looking at all his
reads," Mullen said. "He'll be quicker and quicker as he
understands the offense more and more."
Mullen hasn't seen footage of Leak overlooking open
receivers, but you can bet your Bright Futures that he'll
prevent that problem from resurfacing in 2005.
"Chris is one who wants to be the best," Mullen said.
"He'- not a type to resist coaching. He wants to be great."
Only one question remains: is Leak losing his bring-the-
ball-back-to-his-neck throwing motion?
, No, because he won't have to.
"All we'll do is just to try to drop the elbow a little bit
and that will get the ball out faster," Mullen said.
Hike Tluce-step drop. Fire. Leak chucks a wobbling
ball two-y) ard behind a trrealing Dallas Baker in prachce.
Real quick release on that one, you notice.
For some odd reason the sloppy pass gives you hope
and then you realize: the therapy is working.
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2005
Foley dimsisses linebacker from football team
* CHARLES COULD NOT PERSUADE
FOLtY TO GIVE HIM A CHANCE.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Linebacker Taurean Charles has been per-
manentally kicked off the UF football team.
Athletics Director Jeremy Foley made the
decision after holding a 20-minute meeting
with Charles Tuesday morning.
"Taurean Charles is no longer a member of
our football program," said Foley in a released
statement. "We wish Taurean the best of luck
in the future."
UF's office of Student Judicial Affairs had
suspended Charles academically for the sum-
mer on March 16.
Charles, however, was pripartd to' bravx-
the suspension and return t, fItball in Lhei
fall provided that Foley would grant him rein-
statement. On Tuesday, Foley eliminated such
"He kept telling me that
we have a president that
has a low-level tolerance
.ad a coLachtha!t s n got Iin
to. put Lip itlh c- -erthini ""
CharL- said '-And I told
hini that I understand that
Charles 1 s-.d II I didn't think I
:oLid handle it I ouldri t L:-yen be here in'
"And he said, 'What, do you want me to
let you back on the team so [Coach] Urban
[Meyer] will have to kick you off?' He basi-
cally said that I was going to get in trouble
and I kept telling him different things that I've
accomplished and realized."
Foley suspended Charles indefinitely last
lulv after the Gainesville Police Department
allied that Charles threw a keg at UF student
Dane Eagle Charles pleaded no contest to a
minLdeimeanor charge of culpable negligence
SEE CHARLES, PAGE 23
Seminoles provide latest hurdle on difficult schedule
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Relief pitcher Connor Falkenbach could be asked to enter tonight's Florida State game earlier than
usual. The Gators will start freshman Stephen Locke against the Seminoles.
By FARZAD SAFI
They are "The Animals."
They're Florida State baseball's
version of the Rowdy Reptiles,
and No 7 UF must face the No. 6
Senminohks and their notoriously
raicou Lmans tonight at 6 p.m.
The Gators (19-7) travel to
Tallah.asiee to ta:c vet anothet-r chal-
lengnin opponent Lnstead ot the tia-
dchtiLnal eas-. mid--eek eami
'its w.ondertul tor ot0r mid-
v, cek opponent to be up to the le\ el
ot FSLi. 'Coach Pat M!\N lahon caid
'We faced a Ctntral Florida team
mid-week and thve \.ere one ot th e
best team-.s ,.e hav. e -:en all \ear.'
LIUF sipper had the tou gh deci-
sion ot vho to start for this upconm-
ing game. T\picallJ the Gators ha- e
-tarted a rnu.g 'oung trfcliman arni
agamst the usual weaker mid-wceek
However, this week is no regular
opponent. It is arguably UF's most
"We're going to start Stephen
Locke," McMahon said. "He is going
to face a lot of great batters. The im-
portant thing for him to remember
is to get ahead in the count against.
such talented, powerful hitters."
Locke is a' freshman but has
played well this season for UF. He
is already 3-0, recording an ERA of
If the freshman gets down early,
McMahon has the luxury of turning
to the proven arms of senior Connor
Falkenbach and junior Darren
"I grew up an FSU fan, to
tell the truth. But I chose
to come to UF because I
wanted to actually go to a
"They are really good every
year," Falkenbach said. "If I'm asked
to come in relief, I will be there."
If UP leads entering the ninth, it
is a safe bet that O'Day will be asked
to close the game out.
The Gators did take two out of
three games from the. Seminoles
last year, winning two dose games
7-6 and 3-2. However, both of those
victories came before the friendly
crowds of McKethan Stadium in
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 23
Disease-stricken Leak beginning to hurl answers at his critics
piralitis and primary-target syndrome.
Spiralitis and primary target syn-
drome, that's what.
You'll never find these conditions on,
WebMD, but their symptoms prove worse
than SARS-inflicted wheezing for any Gators
Spiralitis and primary target syndrome
have afflicted Chris Leak for, well, since father
Curtis programmed him to launch a football
like ? machine.
He pulls the pigskin back toward his nape
like a wind-up toy.
He spits the leather out, much like a pitch-
ing machine gives birth to a well-hurled
The ball ripples no, floats through the
air like a perfectly gauged missile.
The grace of Leak's spirals is one
Rembrandt stroke short of a masterpiece.
Leak spots his receiver, locking on to the
recipient like a homing device, delivering
the ball on a line. A tight, flawless spiral line,
But just like machines require oiling and an
occasional system up-
grade, Leak has been
due for a check-up.
Leak launches pic-
every time. But some-
Louis times he gives you
Anastasis enough time between
'Louis in the Bullpen' the snap and comple-
email@example.com tion of the play to de-
velop those negatives
at your one-hour photo lab. And buy a Coke.
Leak knows who his primary receiver is
* on every play. Leak also often fails to spot his
other options when a play breaks down.
Anyone who's watched Leak has lived this
dilemma. Or nearly died by it.
Deep breaths, everyone. The Robot Arm is
Enter quarterbacks coach Dan Mullen,
doctor for the diseases that are spiralitis and
primary target syndrome. Here's his diagnosis
and prescription for the former.
"Chris is a very accurate passer and he
SEE BULLPEN, PAGE 23
L.A. Clippers 84
SUF center fielder Jeff Corsaletti
has been selected to the College
Baseball Foundation National
Honor Roll. awarded weekly.
* 1962: UF's Tom Moore steals a UF-record
six bases in one game. The Gators finished
the season 25-10-1 and 14-3 in the South-
eastern Conference. good enough for first
place in the Eastern Division.
*The UF women's tennis team, which has
jumped from No. 17 to No. 9 in the Inter-
collegiate Tennis Association rankings.
The Gators shut out then-No. 7 Duke and
No. 23 Alabama last week.