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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 129
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MONDAY, APRIL 4,2005
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2005
POPE JOHN PAUL II 1920-2005
Reflecting on a legend
By LINDSAY TAULBEE
Itaulbee @ alligator.org
Since the death of Pope John Paul
II on Saturday, Gainesville residents
and students reflected on the life
and death of a "complex" man,
whom they say served as a leader
and lived as an example to others.
"He showed us how to live;
He showed us how to die," said
Kathleen Stopyra, former secre-
tary of the Catholic student group
"His teachings affected my life.
He made you feel like you knew
him," she said, tearing up as she
Sunday Mass at St. Augustine
Catholic Church, 1738W. University
Ave., was not much busier than
usual, a parish official said.
Memorial services for the pope
are planned for today and Tuesday.
Tonight's vigil begins at 8, and
Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. service, also at
St. Augustine, will commemorate
Larry Lataif, co-coordinator of
the Catholic Student Fellowship at
UF, said it was interesting to see the
impact the pontiff had on people
around the world.
He noted it was an "amazing
experience" to watch the news with
"They were admiring him as if
he were their leader," he said. "Even
though he was half a world away,
everyone knew who he was; every-
one knew his mission."
Lataif said he initially was sad-
dened by the news of the pope's
death, adding, "Because he was
such an amazing man, we do need
to be able to celebrate him too."
St. Augustine priest Tim Lozier
said John Paul's death brought "a
lot of sadness, a real sense of losing
Casey Anderson / Alligator Staff "When this happens it shows the
A UF student prays at St. Augustine Catholic Church on Sunday. impact the pope has and his role as
An afternoon service was held in honor of the late Pope John Paul the visible symbol of our unity," he
II, who died Saturday night. said.
SEE POPE, PAGE 9
By KYLIE CRAIG
Bodies collapsed to the floor of the Stephen C. O'Connell
Center as the 32-hour-long Dance Marathon came to a close
However, the 650 students who took part in the philan-
thropy event didn't stay seated long.
The entire arena erupted with cheers and tears when vol-
unteers announced a record-breaking $307,764
On was raised to benefit the Children's Miracle
Campus gNetwork and Shands Children's Hospital.
"It was pure pandemonium after we heard
$300,000 was broken," Dance Marathon public relations chair
Ashley Barwig said. "I was shocked."
Students stayed awake and standing for nearly a day and a
half straight, only allowed to sit down for bathroom breaks.
"You get the option to brush your teeth and shower, but I
decided not to do it," Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity mem-
ber Matt Pavese said, adding how dirty he felt from his lack
The students joined together multiple times to perform a
choreographed dance they learned on Saturday.
SEE DANCE, PAGE 12
UF ratings mixed
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
UF's education and engi-
neering schools led the uni-
versity in graduate programs,
both ranking 25th in the nation
in U.S. News & World Report's
annual guide to graduate
In the report released last
week, UF's business gradu-
ate program jumped 11 posi-
tions to No. 42 in the nation
this year, while the medical
school's research program slid
6 spots to No. 46.
Though the U.S. News
report is one measure of UF's
goal of moving into the Top
10 public research universi-
ties, many educators think
the criteria are arbitrary and
often-changing, causing the
results to change more than the
Al Warrington, who serves
on UF's highest governing
body the Board of Trustees
- and for whom. the busi-
for the wild
warrington seen in its
during the last few years.
Last year, the business
graduate program was No. 53
in the nation, a drop of 26 posi-
tions from the previous year.
"It's great that we moved
SEE US NEWS, PAGE 12
Portis didn't solve
UF's backup quar-
Portis did show
flashes of what
could arrive in the
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Deaf sign their tales
By LINDSAY TAULBEE
With precise gestures and
animated facial expressions,
Paul Jones barely stood still for'
more than a moment as he used
American Sign Language, or ASL,
to tell a tale about scuba diving.
Jones, who is deaf, kept the
audience in the Reitz Union
Grand Ballroom laughing as he
opened the Signing Gators' Deaf
Storytelling Festival on Saturday.
More than 100 attended the
event, including ASL students and
professors from several schools,
Gainesville residents who are deaf
and visitors from as far away as
Jacksonville and Winter Springs.
The six storytellers entertained
the audience with well-known
tales, such as "Hansel and Gretel,"
jokes and personal experiences
ranging from a hit-and-run crash
to traveling after retirement.
"It's a tradition," Signing Gators
president Joann Grages said. "It's
very popular in the deaf commu-
nity to have storytelling festivals."
The storytellers used both ASL
and English Sign Language, which
vary in vocabulary and structure.
Other storytellers included
Annie Pearl Murphy; husband-
and-wife Frank and Rita Slater;
and Stephen Hardy III and Darvin
Felicien, who stepped in after two
scheduled speakers were unable
Hardy is the former president
of the Florida Association of the
"[The festival is] a big deal
for deaf people especially,
because that's how their
culture is passed down."
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Grages said to the best of her-
knowledge, a festival of this type
had not been held in Gainesville
In the future, her group would
like-to host the festival semiannu-
ally, she said.
Florida Community College
at Jacksonville student Sarah
Overholser attended the festival
after learning about it from a pro-
"It's a big deal for deaf people
especially," she said, "because
that's how their culture is passed
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People take for granted what they
have, and the issue of domestic-
partner benefits is no exception.
Heterosexuals never even think
twice about whether or not they will be
insured or covered by their partner's
workplace. But same-sex couples do,
and all of these excuses about why
they should not have these benefits
just sounds like baloney. This issue of
domestic-partner benefits is not about
God, or Bibles; it's about equal rights
- and the-same excuses were used
when interracial marriages came into
question. But, in the end, ecual rights
prevailed as they should and they
will again. It is not anyone's place to
Allison love for their
Andrews partner. And
Speaking Out in terms of
what state Rep.
R-Ocala, has been saying about homo-
sexuals not having monogamous rela-
tionships, I just have to wonder how
many homosexuals he knows.
Under current UF policy, if a profes-
sor is married and his or her spouse or
children get sick, their benefits cover
the medical bills. But if a professor is
in a same-sex relationship, the-partner
or children would not be covered no
matter if they have been together for
30 years. This kind of discrimination
is horrendous, and UF should offer the
same security for all of its employees.
I think most people don't realize
exactly what domestic-partner benefits
are. These benefits include medical
and dental insurance, disability and
life insurance, pension benefits, family
and bereavement leave, education and
tuition assistance, credit-union mem-
bership, relocation and travel expenses
and inclusion of partners in company
events. The Human Rights Campaign
has documented that the total number
of 'colleges, governments and private
corporations that offer domestic-part-
ner benefits is more than 2,500.
SEE ANDREWS, PAGE 7
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Partner benefits are one
more step toward Top-10
In order to evaluate the issue of partner benefits for same-
sex UF faculty and staff, let's examine two scenarios in
which a prospective faculty member (PFM) attends job
interviews with UF and a competitor.
PFM: "How much does the job pay?"
UF: "About three-quarters of the national average."
PFM: "OK... how about benefits for my partner?"
UF: "How does 'none' sound to you?"
Needless to say, the PFM probably did not take the job.
A couple of days later, the PFM interviews with another up-
wardly mobile public institution (UMPI).
PFM: "How much does the job pay?"
UMPI: "A little more than the national average, plus good
PFM: "Great. What about partner benefits?"
UMPI: "We offer a comprehensive health care plan as well
as tuition discounts."
PFM: "Can I start tomorrow? I've got my stuff in a moving
See how much better that went?
Unlike the majority of the theoretical scenarios the
Alligator editorial board uses to illustrate our points, this
one likely is all too close to reality.
UF will never realize its goals in its push for Top 10 public
research university status unless it makes an effort to attract
exceptional new faculty members.
In today's world, the homosexual/heterosexual ratio of
these exceptional faculty mgnbers increasingly-is moving
UF, then, cannot hope to assemble a faculty of the best and
brightest regardless of race, gender and sexual orientation
- unless it provides competitive benefits for all.
If UF had particularly high salary rates for its faculty, per-
haps it could overcome this. But this simply is not the case.
Eight of the current Top 10 public universities (via U.S.
News & World Report) offer some form of partner benefits,
and there is a national movement toward the same includ-
ing some states in which it is a legal requirement. UF cannot
afford to lag behind in this issue-if it wants to move ahead.
That is not to say, however, that opponents do not have
For instance, Florida doesn't recognize same-sex unions,
so there is no legal method by which a faculty or staff mem-
ber could claim a partner. Because of this, there must be a
system put into place that would discourage faculty and staff
from saying a recent boyfriend or girlfriend (or, possibly, just
a friend) is a "partner" in order to capitalize on this. '
One way would be to require a proof of residency. In that
case, those seeking benefits would produce documents from
both partners, such as bills and paychecks, which had been
sent to the same residence over a set period of time.
But these concerns should be ironed out in the develop-
ment of the system; they should not be reasons not to have
the system in the first place.
Probably the biggest hurdle UF will have to face in the
push for partner benefits is the Florida Legislature. It is no se-
cret that the Legislature tends to oppose anything that could
be considered recognition of same-sex marriages.
But the university should not be cowed by legislators.
Change sometimes requires that someone speak out first,
and who better to do so than an institution that prides itself
on furthering human intellectual progress?
UF cannot afford to tread water much less fall behind
in such pressing social issues if it is to become a top public
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Be fair ban marriage for everybody
LAWRENCE, Kan. (U-WIRE)
here is a marriage fever .in America. Everybody
wants to get married.
T1 The mother asked the little girl, "What do you
want to do when you grow up?" And the little girl said,
"I want to get married."
This is the dream of girls in America. They go
through life waiting for the moment they are going to
Girls I have met here talk about marriage as if it were
necessary, as though marriage was something you have
to do at some point in life.
What they did not consider was that the possibility
of not getting married is not that bad.
Women have been fighting to be dissociated from the
marriage -instituttion and be seen as more independent
individuals since the '60s.
Many girls still think marriage is the commodity that
Now even same-sex couples want to conform to the
traditional institution of marriage. While women are
fighting to be more independent, same-sex couples are
fighting to get married.
Marriage is not hip: Gay couples were hip because
they had non-stereotyped relationships that worked
better than the traditional- roles played by regular
They should not try to conform to old stereotypes,
like marriage. Marriage has failed in our society.
If same-sex couples realized what was involved in
marriage, they might not fight for it. People should be
careful in fighting for something that they could regret
They should do some research on divorce rates in
America. According to the Divorce Reform Web site,
about 50 percent of marriages end in divorce.
I would say same-sex couples should be happy that
they are not allowed to get married. It is not a disadvan-
Julia tage it is a benefit.
Melim Coelho If women and men were not al-
U-Wire lowed to get married, they would
.a..e ..so uncu grue- o ......t mo..ey
save so much griner, so mucn money
in divorce paperwork and so much
hassle to split the assets.
Not to mention, the money the government would
According to the same Web site, the United States
spends about $33.3 billion each year in divorces. All this
money could be used for education, health and Social
We should just stop the marriages to avoid the di-
Same-sex couples could have the perfect formula of
happiness: Independent relationships without the com-
mitment of marriage. Now they are fighting to get what
has destroyed most relationships on earth: marriage.
In fact, nobody should be able to get married. On
April 5, when Kansas votes about the same-sex mar-
riage ban, they should include, "Marriage is the union
between one man and one woman, and it should never
be allowed in any circumstance because it is the greater
source of unhappiness in America these days."
Then I would vote for it. But banning marriage for
same-sex couples is not enough. They should ban it for
If marriage is banned for everybody, when the moth-
er asked her daughter what she wanted to do when she
grows up, she would still say, "I want to get married."
But then, the mother would say, "I am sorry, darling,
but now marriage is illegal."
And then the girl would reply, "Oh, OK, then I will
go to law school." And then all couples could live hap-
pily ever after.
Julia Melim Coelho is a student at the University of Kansas.
This column I. !.lli, appeared in the University Daily
Today's question: Should UF of- Friday's question: Did we get-
fer domestic-partner benefits to cha?
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Diversity shouldn't trump capability
Editor: Ayn Rand said, "There is a
great deal to be said about the horri-
fying approach of a world dominated
by people who prefer 'ascription' to
'achievement,' and who seek a physi-
ologically determined, automatically
given status rather than a status they
have to earn."
Equally "horrifying" is the idea that
a certain ascription means achievement.
President Machen suggests increasing
graduate student diversity implies in-
creasing UF's position among research
universities. While this may appear to
be true- and it might very well be true
- let the applicant's academic achieve-
ment prove that and not a checkbox
other than White/Caucasian. It's
insulting to everyone. For the "world-
class institution" Machen seeks, is there
a number that's "diverse enough?"
There's no gray area between ascrip-
tion and achievement. You can't have
both. And I ask the president, were uni-
versities created to mirror the world?
If so, I was mistaken in my decision
to attend a "world-class institution."
Students often need time to explore
Editor: Why should going beyond
four years for undergraduate studies
automatically be seen as a failure and a
reason for penalty?
When coming into college as a 17- or
18-year-old, it is tough to determine
what career path one wants to take for
the next 40 years of their life.
There are many students I. am sure
who did know the answer to that ques-
tion, but I am not one of them.
Even when you do decide on a
certain course, it may not be what
you expected, and you will switch
again. Or maybe you would like to add
a business minor to your workload. Or
maybe, in the end, you pick internships
and actual real-world experience over
taking classes in the summer.
Whatever the reason is for staying
longer than the customary four years,
consequent years should not be penal-.
Students still are paying tuition for
those so-called unnecessary classes
under Bright Futures or by their own
money because it is their right. I earned
my Bright Futures and have used it to
In fact, those unnecessary courses on
my transcript were very necessary for
me to determine what I really wanted
to do with my college education.
- Just because a student takes longer-
does not mean they should be penal-
ized for searching out their calling and
being ambitious in their career path.
Lawyer earned respect, not mockery
Editor: I, as much as anyone else,
can appreciate a good joke, but there
are times when respect and tact need to
be taken into consideration.
The caricature about John Cochran
printed in Wednesday's issue, of your
newspaper was inappropriate.
A man has just lost his life, and you
feel it is acceptable to make light of his
passing. Regardless of peoples' opin-
ions about his professional life, no one
can deny that he excelled in his field.
He should be honored and respected
for his achievements, not mocked.
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 7
ANDREWS, from page 5
Competitive benefits packages have become
extremely important in attracting the best em-
ployees. Companies that offer such benefits
usually have requirements for who can receive
them, such as: having lived together for a
specified period and being responsible for each
other's financial welfare, not blood relatives, at
least 18 years old, mentally competent and not
legally married. So, in terms of having to cover
300 partners, as Baxley assumes, it is not fea-
sible for all 300 to meet these requirements.
Undergraduate students at UF have partner
benefits in terms of healthcare and recreational
facilities, and they have had these benefits for
three or four years.. As a student who soon will
be attending graduate school, whether a uni-
versity offers partner benefits or allows same-
sex couples to live in family housing will be a
big factor in choosing where I will attend.
I know UF eventually will get domestic-
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By DAVID COHEN
Location, location and .more
enforcement those are the main
concerns of Student Government's
no fewer than three separate groups
concerned with making parking
more convenient on UF's campus.
Student Body President Jamal
Sowell said SG is interested in conve-
nience and "something that can help
a specific area on campus" when de-
ciding where to construct two. new
parking garages within the next four
years called for in UF's master plan.
Sowell said the Student Traffic
Court, which is working with
Transportation and Parking Services
to find the most ideal location for the
project, is looking to construct one of
the garages near the .Levin College
However, plans are far from be-
Sowell said the bulk of the ex-
pense of the garages will be financed
by the Capital Improvement Trust
Fund, the account set aside for the
construction of non-academic stu-
SG is looking into increasing
funding from other areas as well
through three committees that con-
centrate on parking.
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The Student Traffic Court is "kept
abreast about all issues," Sowell
said, while the Transportation and
Parking Services Committee, which
is composed of administrators and
students, focuses on technical de-
The newly formed Senate Ad-
Hoc Parking Committee's job is to
submit suggestions to the Student
Senate and solicit student opinions
"Our school does a very
good job of enforcing. I'm
not sure how much more
our school could enforce.
Of course, we always need
Student Body president
"[It's] just a committee to get
some information together," Sowell
At the committee's second meet-
ing Thursday, it was suggested that
implementing stricter enforcement
of parking regulations, rather than
creating more spaces, would be the
best solution to solve the on-campus
parking problem. One idea was to
employ more officers.
However, Sowell, who was not
present at the meeting, does not
"Our school does a very good
job of enforcing," Sowell said. "I'm
not sure how much more our school
could enforce. Of course, we always
need more parking."
The Senate's infant committee
also had the idea of allowing stu-
dents one "free" parking ticket in,
other words, a first offense for violat-
ing on-campus parking restrictions
could be waived.
Sowell said the budget of
Transportation and Parking Services
should be investigated.
"That's how they generate rev-
enue," Sowell said. "Research has to
He also said he believes freshmen
should not be denied the option of
bringing their cars despite the over-
"I don't think a school should
limit freshmen bringing cars," he
said, noting that some students
work all through high school to buy
a car and calling. the proposition
Sowell admitted he gets parking
tickets every now and then.
"I have to struggle to find park-
ing like anybody else," Sowell said.
"I park somewhere different every
Arts studio opens
By VALERIA LENTO
Alligator Contributing Writer
More than 100 students visited The Studio on the ground
floor of the Reitz Union during its grand opening Friday
Students explored their creativity through potato printing
and fish stamping, as well as painting pottery.
"We're doing demos of everything so people will know
what to do and expect when they come in," said student
manager Jennifer Klahm.
At The Studio, students can produce craft pieces from
earrings and tie-dyed shirts to frames and mugs
On at affordable prices and at their own pace.
CampuS The concept for The Studio, which serves as
a satellite to the Arts and Crafts Center located
in the basement of the Reitz, evolved last summer when mem-
bers from the center questioned what they could do to expand
their facility and bring in more students, Klahm explained.
Klahm said she believes The Studio will attract more
people due to its location.
The Studio, which is 100 percent student-run, is open to
the general public and will extend its hours, including week-
ends, during Fall, Klahm said.
Studio assistant Stephanie David said she loves her job.
Meeting people who share her passion for art or are begin-
ning to discover it is the thing she enjoys most.
"I think it's exciting to actually see people come in and
enjoyingit and wanting to come back," she said:
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Savio Pinto, an economics junior who attended the 5:30 p.m.
service at St. Augustine, expressed similar sentiments.
"He lived by example and through his action," he said.
"If he can forgive someone who tried to assassinate him,
then we should be able to forgive our neighbors for the
little things," he said, referring to a 1981 assassination attempt
against the pope in St. Peter's Square.
Adrian Gonzalez, a political science freshman, said that al-
though John Paul's death would have little impact on his day-to-
day life, that was a testament to the success of the institution.
"It will keep going no matter what," he said.
The Rev. Guy Noonan, also of St- .\ugus.nc Catholic
Church, said his leader's death brought mixed feelings.
"I felt sad because a very important man had left the scene.
I felt relieved that he was relieved from suffering. I felt very
much awed and grateful that he was willing to let his ministry
as a teacher of values go up to his very last moments," he said.
Noonan likened the pope's death to an empty chair at the
head of a dining table. He noted that in the church, a chair sits
with a black cloth to signify the lack of leadership.
"So the chair needs to be filled again," he said.
Noonan also commented on the pope's proclivity to use me-
dia to his advantage, to access the world and to be accessible.
"I share with those that say he will go down in history as
John Paul the Great," he said.
The Pope was not perfect; because no one is, but that "he
was right up there with the best of them," Noonan said.
"I think I would say he was a complex Pope," he said, noting
John Paul was a diplomat, an athlete, a philosopher, a playwright
and spoke several languages fluently, among other things.
"He was a man of many, many currents and cross-currents,
and all of that makes up the complexity of this man," he said.
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Arts festival presents colorful variety, draws crowds
By SKYLER SMITH
Dianne Hall has fond memo-
ries of the Spring Arts Festival.
"My husband proposed to me
here in 1988," the Gainesville resi-
dent said. This, and the friends
she has made keep her coming
back year after year.
"I like that there are a lot of
new artists this year. And some of
them are fabulous," she said.
Hall was among the thou-
sands of visitors to the 36th an-
nual Spring Arts Festival that
commandeered several blocks of
downtown Gainesville with art-
ists' tents, food vendors and live
The festival, which took
place Saturday and Sunday,
was co-sponsored by Santa Fe
Community College and the City
of Gainesville. It drew approxi-
mately 250 artists.
While many were from Florida,
artists journeyed from as far away
as California and Canada to dis-
play and sell their wares at the
One local artist showing
her paintings was Julissa Mora
A Miami native who now
works as a graphic designer for
UF, Hernandez's paintings high-
light women and use colorful,
rough strokes of paint.
"I like to tell a story through
their faces," she said.
This was Hernrandez's first
time participating in the festival.
"I think that Gainesville has
a very educated art crowd. They
know what they like," she said.
"I look for artists that have
found their voice. I'm much-
more interested in them
telling me about their ex-
periences, not what's new
sculptor and University of Tampa
In addition to paintings of
virtually any composition, subject
and style from abstract to land-
Andrea Morales. AIIIgator Staff
With heat increasing into the afternoon, Ed Oehmig and Katie Kirkpatrick take a break in rocking chairs
at an artist display at the Spring Arts Festival on Sunday.
scapes and pop art, the festival
also had booths featuring photog-
raphy, jewelry and sculptures of
wood, stone, iron, clay and glass.
Accessories such as cashmere
scarves and handmade leather
bags and belts were also among
Prizes given out by festival
juries totaled $16,500 within two
broad categories of two-dimen-
sional and three-dimensional art,
with best in show in each category
receiving $1,500 each.
The winners in this year's arts
festival were Ummarid Eitharong
from Orlando in the 2D mixed
media category and John Tilton of
Alachua, whose ceramics won the
overall 3D category.
Jack King was the judge for the
3D portion of the festival.
"I look for artists that have
found their voice," said King,
a sculptor and professor at the
University of Tampa.
"I'm much more interested
in them telling me about their
experiences, not what's new and
King said that is where artists
find themselves in a dilemma be-
cause the new and fashionable art
is what sells.
"The general public has no
idea ,of what these artists go
through to do these shows. It's a
time, energy and money commit-
ment," he said.
He said this conundrum, and
the general atmosphere of an
outdoor show with few serious
customers, can be a hindrance to
However, King said he judges
three or four shows annually and
that this show is one of the best
organized and attended.
"There are some extremely
good artists in this show," he
At the nearby Thomas Center,
anurea morales / Aiugaor ITarr
Casey Day, 8, marvels at paint-
ings on display at the Spring
Arts Festival on Sunday. The
fair featured art in a variety of
materials, including ceramics,
photography, metal, glass and
the Kids Art Jungle took over
the usually serene lawns with
music, young artists and cavort-
ing children enjoying the sunny
One of the youngest artists
showcasing her work was 11-
year-old Francine Schulze. Along
with her mother, Johanna Weiss,
Schulze spent the weekend selling
This was Schulze's sixth time
working at the festival. She can
sew, knit and cook and sells her
wares at two stores in Alachua
"It's fun to just sit here and
watch people," said the sixth
grader on why she returns to the
festival every year.
Last year, the festival attracted
130,000 visitors and brought an
estimated $9 million of tourist
revenue to Gainesville, according
to a press release.
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Women in science
By ROBIN MCNICOL
Alligator Contributing Writer
When Thea Edwards goes
out on a boat, all she wants
to do is lean over the side and
grab an alligator out of the
water. But there are obstacles
in her way, and it's not just a
mouth full of sharp teeth.
"You can't drive the airboat
because you're a girl," she
explained about the unspoken
rules in her particular lab. As
the only female in her field of
study at UF comparative
reproduction within zool-
ogy Edwards has to fight to
prove herself worthy of doing
the "fun stuff," such as catch-
ing specimen to study in her
lab. Edwards, along with three
other accomplished women
in science, spoke Saturday to
a group of about 25 female
students at the Undergraduate
Women in Science Symposium
in Leigh Hall.
Zoology professor Marta
Wayne also specializes in
women's studies and teaches a
class about genes and gender.
She talked about an experience
in graduate school in which
she had to deal with sexual
harassment from a male co-
worker in her laboratory.
"I chose to deal with it
internally rather than file a
complaint, and he basically
snubbed me for the next two
years," she said.
All four women empha-
sized the importance of devel-
oping a support system.
"Finding that network of
women who are similar in the
last few years has made all
the difference," said Mickey
Schafer, who works at the
Center for Written and Oral
When asked about the
"glass ceiling," a metaphor for
an invisible barrier that seems
to prevent women from enter-
ing the highest-paid positions
in many fields, all four women
agreed that it was a problem.
Wayne, who worked in
an all-male lab during her
graduate work, said she was
upset when she found out
the men in her lab had held a
discussion about whether they
would date her.
"Finding that network
of women who are
similar in the last few
years has made all the
Center for Written and Oral
"Graduate school is not
a sex bazaar," she said, add-
ing that while not everyone
agreed with her, she felt
affirmative action helped
women break through the
Kaitlin Kovacs, the
president of Undergraduate
Womern in Science, said she
felt the symposium was im-
portant for women to get an
idea of what the world was
like outside of school.
"The whole idea was to
promote women in science,
so we thought if we brought
women from the science
world and from the univer-
sity, then people would get
to see what it's really like,"
'Miracle families' tell stories to participants
DANCE, from page 1
Case) Anderson. Alligator Staff
Sisters of Sigma Phi Lambda Sorority play with an inflated ball
during Dance Marathon in the O'Dome on Sunday.
"Whenever the music
starts playing, everyone starts
screaming and running towards
the middle. It's the best part,"
Delta Delta Delta Sorority mem-
ber Brenna Baker said.
Participants were also able to
see the benefits of their efforts
as "Miracle Families," who'd
been impacted by the fundrais-
ing, told their stories.
Shannon Corning, a member
of Pi Beta Phi, was participating
in her fourth consecutive mara-
thon and said seeing the fami-
lies has kept her coming back.
"You get to meet the kids and
their families, and you get to
see what impact it has on their
lives," Corning said.
"I'm tired, but it's nothing
compared to what these kids go
The several UF organizations
taking part in Dance Marathon
competed to see who could
raise the most money.
The winners were Kappa
Delta Sorority and Kappa
Sigma Fraternity. Both raised
over $50,000 for the cause and
took home the Miracle Cup
UF ranks higher for most graduate programs
US NEWS, from page 1
up, but we could move down tomorrow," Warrington
The U.S. News rankings hinge on. a few criteria
that hurt UF, including the average salary of gradu-
ates, which is lower in the South, and the number of
graduates who have jobs at the time of graduation,
He noted that UF's business-school fares much bet-
ter in rankings by business publications such as The
Economist and the Financial Times.
UF suffers in competition with other schools be-
cause it doesn't offer its graduate students tuition
waivers or in-state tuition, but UF is working to change
that, Warrington said.
In addition, UF's out-of-state tuition is inordinately
high because the Florida Legislature has given the uni-
versity more leeway in charging nonresidents.
UF's medical school, for example, charges about
$10,000 more in out-of-state tuition than Harvard
University, the No. 1. ranked program.
The medical school's rankings are not quite com-
parable to last year's, after U.S. News introduced new
criteria into the 2005 survey.
But UF officials already have pointed out that the
medical school's nearly $47,000 annual tuition for out-
of-state students is keeping it from competing with
other schools for the best students in the nation.
UF's Levin College of Law moved up two slots in
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Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residefits get FREE parking...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD!
Avail NOW or AUGUST!
S1 BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
- Pets Welcome! 335-727.5
*LUXURY 3/3 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they last
Only 8 left! W/D, pets OK
OSUN BAY APTSO
OSome furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1- $460/mo*02-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
.line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, inci 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 AUGUSTI
*1BR $460 2BR $530
0 Walk to UF Pets welcome
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 Aptsl Perfect Pricel
1,2,3&4BRs! Any size pet ok!
FREE UF Parking & bus rt to UF!
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 21
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love petsl
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
SEEING IS BELIEVINGIII
FREE cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym*Tan FREE*Close to UF
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 Campusl 372-8100
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
Save $$$ and love where you lively!
Spacious 1/1, 2/1 or 3/2. Avail Now or.Fall
Alarms, pets welcome, free UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit www.spanishtrace.org
HOUSES AT UF
2 and 3BR from $719
Carport, wood floors, pets ok
Call for appointment 371-7777
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
One of a kind luxury! 372-7111
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
Sun Island Properties
Want a bigger 2 or 4 BR TH this fall?
TH, W/D & DW. We love ALL pets!
Pool*Park @ UF *Free Gym*Alarm
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24. hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
Tired of roommates?!
Huge 1/1 dishwasher, patio/balcony
Tennis, bball, monitored alarm
Move-in specials, leasing now & fall
Open weekends, call 376-4002
Broke from Spring Break???
2BR/1.5BA TH with W/D for $639!
Alarms, Free UF parking, pets OK
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
1st MONTH FREE!
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
Tremendous two bed two bath
FREE UF parking & bus rt to UF
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
affordable, spacious, pets ok! .
1BR/1BA $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
tile, cent AC/H; covered patio, DW, verticals,
W/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
1BR & 2BR/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
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
W/D*alarm*free tanning*comp lab
Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW & FALL 377-2801
Free Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
& DW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Now 372-9913 4-20-71-2'
Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
1BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
HOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
630 NW.35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/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
mowing. 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
appt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
373-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2
Your Perfect Apt Next to UF!
20 steps.to class! Studios, 1, 2 & 3BR Avail
Aug. Specials'from $489/mo. Lofts wood
firs & more. Some pet friendly! 376-6223
Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-2
3BR/2BA House $950_
1BR/1BA House $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
So Close to Campus
Avail now, 2BR/1 & 2 BA apts.
$400, $450, $695 Mitchell Realty
374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
PET'S PARADISE, no app/pet fee. 2BR
townhomes, duplexes. Privacy fence, mod-
ern appliances, ceiling fans, SW. Private
owner, please leave detailed message.
$450-525/mo 331-2099 4-7-60-2
Stupendous Studios Steps to UF
From $499 $559
Laundry, pool, pets ok!
Open till 8pm and weekends
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUSIII
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
SI111 NW 16th St. #1
DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 SW 4th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CHEAP RENT 2BR/1.5BA
W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher, $475/mo
5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
**"1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00'$650/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft O* $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 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
Close to UF in SW
Beautiful/quiet 0 376-2507
.All the space you need only $1050
Pool*Hot Tub* Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
W/D*Cable with HBO*Extra Storage
The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2005 0 ALLIGATOR, 15
l For Rent
DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
eat-in kitchen, ceiling fans, $475/rent
305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
1 BR $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. 1330 NW 39th
St. 339-2342 for directions $1250/mo 4-
Rent With Us Today,
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2BR/1BA Downtown $515/mo
3BR/3BA Townhouse $800/mo
3BR/2BA near SFCC $925/mo
Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
*3 BLOCKS TO UF*
2BR/1 BA Duplex. Hardwood floors,
GAINESVILLE'S FINEST LIVING
Luxury 3/3 & 4/4's from only $370/bdrm
includes extended cable, water/sewer, 24 hr
gym, Free Tanning
SPRING & SUMMER SPECIALS
Call the Landings at 336-3838
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
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 up!! Luxury style!!
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!i
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-
*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/1 BA apt. Best deal in town.
Starting at $550.mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
l For .Rent
*Sorority Row Area*
Cute 2BR/1BA brick duplex behind Norman
Hall. $650/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
Work for rent. 2BR + study. Trailor home.
New //D, screened in porch, fenced yard.
On 10 acre Whipporwhill Horse Farm, 10 min
W of UF. Call 352-376-8792 4-5-20-2
3BR/2BA house. 2 car garage & apple tree.
1500 sq ft, cathedral ceiling, open floor plan.
$1045/mo. 352-332-0602 or 318-3721 4-
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
1 BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
Progressive thinkers preferred. View at:
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/mo (Pets ok) Call
Carol @ 377-3852 4-20-31-2
*FALL* BIks from UF 0 Houses 0
Duplexes Apts (Managed by owner) See
www.Dalyproperties.com for listings or call
Carol at 377-3852. 4-20-31-2
AVAILABLE NOW! NEW 3BR/2BA house 2
car garage in brand new subdivision close
to UF & SFCC. All appliances $1300/mo
negotiable based on length of lease. Call
3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Lg screen back pch, Ig
back yard, close to downtown, W/D, $900/
mo. Avail May 1st!. Call (office) 377-1071 or
(cell) 262-7174 ask for Brian 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
WE HAVE UPN
Sun Bay Apts 376-6720
Be near everything at The Oaks!
Start at $525 for 1 bdrm, $675
for 2 bdrm, & $825 for 3 bdrm
Remodels Available! Call for move
in specials today at 331-8836! 4-12-20-2.
Hampton Oaks brand new lux. apts.
behind Oaks Mall. 2 bdrms start
at $850/mo & 3bdrm at $1200/mo
w/move-in special of up to 2 mo
FREE rental Call 333-8643 today! 4-12-20-2
Luxurious Victoria Station Twnhse. Walk to
Butler. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, alarm, pool, free
ethernet. Bus rt in front every 15 mon. $850/
mo NEGOTIABLE. Avail Aug 2005. Cell 222-
Downtown garage/studio apt on bus rtes,
biking to campus walk to downtown off
street parking include H20. $330/mth 1st,
last, dep. Call 373-6551 leave message
University Terrace West
4/4 Individual Leases
New Carpet & Paint
Furnished Living Area
W/D, 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
I 1433 NW 3rd Avenue
2BR 1.5BAW/D h/up
3 units available in quad
Union Properties 373-7578
Off SW 35th Place
Like New Townhouse
2BR 2.5BA W/D, Pool
Union Properties 373-7578
Vacation with USI Resort style living.
RTS BUS service @ your door
2/2 or 4/4 ALL inclusive, hi-speed int.
HBOs, UTILITIES FREE maid serv.
Gated! Going fast. Call now 271-3131 4-
2BR 1 BA Apts $515-525/mo
5 Blks to UF! 840 Sq Ft 829 SW 5th Avenue,
St. CroixApts Central H &Air, incldswtr, swg,
pst ctrl, garbage. Call Merrill. Management
Inc. 372-1494 4-7-14-2
LUXURY HOUSE Great location 3/2, Ig
master BR w/pvt BA& walk-in closet. 2 other
BRs share Ig BA. Rent incl all utils, W/D, fire-
place, custom kitchen & beautiful pvd pool
area. $485, 430, 375 or rent whole house
$1290. Call Karl 332-5030 4-4-10-2
** 2BR 2.5 BA **
Brighton Park, Beautiful end unit townhome,
W/D, DW, alarm, pool, -1200 sq ft
Many extras. Bus rt SW 34 St
No smoking unit. Avail Aug $825 214-3820
ISABELLA PARK 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA
townhome. W/D, DW, eat-in kitchen, SW
Archer & 34th St. area. 336-7097. Grad/prof
preferred. Lease option. Furnish option.
Historic home in great neighborhood. 3BR/
2BA, hd wd floors, tile, W/D, deck. Cute,
clean, no dogs. 1112 NW 4th Ave 871-8280.
**HISTORIC VICTORIAN APT**
10 blocks to UF. Quaint 1BR/1BA apt. w/ wd
firs, fans, hi ceiling, Pets Ok. Avail Aug 1st
$450/mo 225 SW 3rd Ave. Call 376-2184
INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOWAND FALL SEASON
$325 to $575
Action Real Estate Services
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
Brandywine large 2BR/2BA partially furn,
sec sys, NS, No pets $650/mo Lease
required 386-330-5274, 352-373-3418
j MI Fo Ret inU '.For Rent
unfurnished unfurnished .J
AUGUST RENT FREE
Bring your deposit by April 16
Large 2BR, Close to UF & SFCC
Short term leases Avail.
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
LARGE 1BR APT Hardwood floors, ceiling
'fans, new appliances & upgrades. Beautiful
wooded lot. Close to shopping & UF. Water,
sewer included. $395/mo. Call 352-373-5295
DUCKPOND AREA HOUSE Avail Aug 1st.
Large 4BR/2.5BA, W/D, hardwood floors,
fireplace, glassed in porch, util bldg, etc. Bike
to campus. $1400/mo, $350/per person. 1st,
last, dep. 352-466-0165 4-13-10-2
Three 4BR HOUSES & 1&2BR APTS.
Spacious, efficient, homes biking distance
to campus. Remodeled, Ig fenced yards.
Lots of extras. Available now & fall. Call
for details. $475-1225/mo. 352-372-4768
3BR/1BA avail April 1st. Convenient to UF,
SFCC. Nice yard, wood floors, W/D hook-
up. Short or long lease. 2053 NW 35th Ave.
$725/mo Call 318-8822 4-5-4-2
* Oakbrook- near Arby's on SW 16th Ave.
2Br/1BA spacious porch./living room. $900$.
* Biven's Arm on 13th 1 BR/I BA $600$
Call 386-365-7105 or 365-7822 e-mail:
1BR 1BA1Blk to UF!
1218 SW3rd Avenue.
Wood Floors, Window A/C, $400/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
2BR 1BAApts 1 Block to UF
New Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht
1210 SW 3rd Avenue $540/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
3BR 1 BA Home with wood floors
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer Hkups
1100 sq.ft. $725/mo, Off NE 16th Ave.
1050 NE.13th Place. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494 4-7-5-2
1BR 1BAApts 1 Blk to UF! $460/mo
1236 SW4th Ave. Grad II Apts
Central H &Air, Carpet, Inclds
Water, swg, pest control & garbage
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
1 Room Studio, with full kitchen.
$450/mo Across from Stadium. Newly
Remodeled. Tile Floors, Screened Porch,
Great Location. Avail in May.
1806 1/2 NW2nd Ave.
Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 4-7-5-2
2BR.1BAApt, 1 Block to UF,
Central H & Air, Tile Floors
1236 SW 1st Ave. $585/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
2BR 1 BA Apts, $515-525/mo
5 BIks to UF! 840 sq ft
829 Sw 5th Avenue, St Croix Apts
Central H &Air, Inclds Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl,
Garbage. Call Merrill Managment Inc. 372-
2BR ,1 BA $595 1953 NW 31st PI.
2BR 1 BA $595 431 SE 7th St.
Available Summer & Fall
Studios & 1BRs $350 to $750
2BRs & 3BRs $425 to $850
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
Absolutely perfect 3BR/2BA in Millhopper.
Convenient to UF & shopping. Huge yard,
remodeled interior, wd firs. Truly great
house! W/D hkups. No dogs. Prof or grads
pref. 2006 NW 36th Terr. $999/mo 215-7199
Adorable 2BR/1.5BA cottage on bus line.
W/D hkups. No dogs. 2943 NW 6th St. $640/
-mo. 215-7199 4-20-14-2 "
Historic house, hd wd firs, Ig front porch, lots
of charm. Studio & 1 BR avail. 306 NE 6th St.
$400-500/mo. Call 379-4952 4-20-14-2
LIVE IN THE DUCKPOND!
Avail May 1 or 2 BRs in 3BR/1BA house.
Quiet street. MUST LOVE DOGS. Lease
length neg. Can furn. Call Annie 352-284-
Huge 1BR/1BA apt. Great dog home. Huge
shared courtyard. Has everything, huge
walk-in closet. Screened porch, good se-
curity. Avail 5/1. Rent neg. 386-212-5502
Apts and townhouses
621 SW 10th St. Gainesville
Walk to UF
Behind Norman Hall
Brand new leasing for fall
2BR/2.5BA, 2-story townhouse in Haystacks.
Quiet area. W/D incl. Pets welcome. Available
now. $700/mo Call 727-647-7908 4-8-5-2
1BR/1BR at Pine Rucsh. Pool.. Laundry
Room. Quiet area. $429/mo with 1st month
FREE. No security deposit. Call 692-4352
3/2.HOUSE, 1550 sq ft, large corner lot,
den w/fireplace, W/D hkup inside, over-
sized.1 car garage/workshop. $895/mo 906
NE 19th Place. Call 352-373-4311 http:
Spacious 1BR/1BA house w/large garage
space in Duckpond. Newly renovated, brand
new energy efficient appliances incl WID,
tankless water heater, cent AC/H, shed, wd
firs, new paint. Call for appt. 352-336-2189
HOUSE 2BR/1BA $695/mo. W/D, cent H/
AC, 2.5 mi North of UF. Call 352-214-1722
2 BEDROOM MOVE IN TODAY!
* Only $530 -540 month!
* Great Pools Pets Welcome!
* Walk to UF & Shands!
* 372-7555 Open wkends!
2BR/2.5BA luxury townhouse, 1200 sq ft, big
bedrm's, huge living rm & kitchen. Everything
is new! 5 min to UF. Avail Aug $975 352-447-
5795, cell 422-2967 4-20-13-2
3BR/2BA house close to UF campus. Avail
Aug 1st, tile floors, new kitchen, large fenced
yard, cent AC, $1125/mo. Drive by 3423 NW
1st Ct. Call Marty 514-2855 4-20-13-2
FALL & SUMMER ARE HERE!
Contact us for a complete listing
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
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Now til Aug. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
BiW 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 4-20-1.3-3
5 min walk to UF/sorority row, bus, F room-
rrmAte. Avail May-July. ALL utils incl. Furn,
ethernet, gym, pool. $400/mo 786-246-3049
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
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 +
washidry + ethernet + cable + full furnish +
pool view = DARN GREAT DEAL
ONLY $375/month 352-258-3542 4-20-24-3
0*@WALK TO CLASSOOS
1/1 in 2/1 house behind Norman Hall. Great
location and very cheap. Avail April 25. Call
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!l 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/ID Avail now thru
July. Free dep & $375 cash. Price neg. Call
2IR 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 Korinne at
1BR/1 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
1-4 BR avail.All summer
Walk to campus, great pool
New furniture & carpet, $400/mo
includes all, Call 407-310-3957 4-6-11-3
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 4-7-12-3
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 4-6-10-3
2 rooms available May 1-July 31 in 4/2 house
close to law school. $350/mo (plus utils)
OBO. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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-
1BR/1BA RIGHT ACROSS FROM UF.
Available May 1st w/option to renew. $445/
mo. Call 813-624-2946 4-6-9-3
Rent May-Aug $469/mo price NEG. Pool
view, utils incl, female, 1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA.
Call 352-262-7887 4-8-11-3
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
May-Aug. Gainesville Place apt. Gated
community 1/1 in 3/3. Clean, easygoing
female roommates. Fully furnished. WID.
All inclusive. VERY NEGOTIABLE 305-
785-6373, 352-373-9912 4-4-7-3
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/1 BA,
$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 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA $340/mo, pvt BA, W/D,
furn, all utils incl, ethernet, cable, lease.from
May-Aug, 1st mo 1/2 off. Great Deal! Call
Walk 2 class. Summer Sub. Huge 1 BR/1 BA,
pool, W/D, walk-in closet, cable internet @
Museum Walk. $300 price neg. Call 941-238-
$240/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 UTIL
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt.
Call PK 954-682-5979
or call 904-705-1689 4-8-9-3
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
AMAZING Summer Sublease 2BR/2BA. in
4BR/4BA. Rent $400/mo EVERYTHING
included. Price Negotiablel Campus Lodge
Apts. Call 407-492-2574 4-4-5-3
Reduced $450 @ The Exchange
Furnished 1BR/1BA 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 1 BR 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 352-372-3788 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 neg.
Buses 9 & 34. Call 904-424-2834 4-5-5-3
Homestead Apt Sublease
Now thru July 31st, renewal optional. 2 BR/2
BAW/D hook-up, pool, gym, bus stops, laun-
dromat, pets ok $679.mo Please call 378-
S2699 or 317-4507 4-5-5-3
Sublease SPYGLASS apt'May to. July 31.
1 BR/1 BA in 2 BR/2 BA apt. $45Q/mo OBO
everything incl. 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
Summer Sublease @
Furnished 1BR/1BA in 3BR townhouse w/
pool, gym, tanning bed from May 1_- July 31.
$470/mo all incl. UF 10 min bus. ContactAna
305-968-9092 or at email@example.com
Big Beautiful Historic apt. 1 BR/1 BA available
now in SE historic district. Water and mainte-
nance incl. $460/mo OBO. Call 262-1484 for
Lexington May thru Aug sublease 1 BR/BA in
4BR/BA. Includes util, furn, pool, appliances,
.bus rt. $900 whole summer. Call Jose 561-
317-5603, firstname.lastname@example.org 4-13-10-3
THE EXCHANGE 1/1 in 2/2 May, June, July.
$325/mo incl util, cable i-net, W/D, male,
furn, gated, bus rt. Call Hank 904-556-6149
or 904-491-4574 (Steve) 4-20-15-3
Female sublease at Courtyards. 1 bed-
room in 4/2 townhouse on 13th. All furn
& util included; $399/mo negotiable.
Sec dep & 1st mo rent free, 514-6408 or
Sublease @ The Exchange 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA, fully furn, utils incl. $350/mo, avail
.May-Aug, call Will 786-247-1177 4-6-5-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE at University Club.
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA apt. $360/mo, incl utils,
cable, ethernet, furn, W/D & more. Call 786-
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA for May-July 31st.
W/D, full bed, biggest BR in apt. $325/mo.
Two bus routes, 12 and 35, quiet roommates,
University Terrace. Call Ken @ 239-246-
10 SECOND WALK TO UF
Looking Glass Apts. Summer sublease $450/
mo negotiable. Drew 561-339-1219 4-6-5-3
Summer Sublease 1BR in 3BR/2.5BA
Greenwich Green Apts. $350/mo + 1/3 util.
Avail. 5/1-7/31. Call 407-383-0843 4-6-5-3
AUGUST RENT FREE
$300/mo + util, W/D, cable, balcony, vaulted
ceiling. From May to Aug, female room-
mate wanted. Contact 305-766-1257 or
SUMMER SUBLEASE @ THE EXCHANGE
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BR NO DEPOSIT, RENT
NEGOTIABLE. Furn, everything incl. Other
2 rooms also avail. Great location. Call Amy
@ 352-494-2832, email@example.com 4-7-6-3
2BR/2BA Oxford Manor $363 each.
Negotiable. W/D, pool, weight room, tanning,
3 bus rts, furniture avail. Call 239-671-3148
or 561-635-8671 4-7-5-3
4BR/4BA avail May Aug in Campus Lodge.
Very negotiable w/ price & rental time. VERY
CLEANI Call 561-251-8842 4-7-5-3
University Commons May-Aug Fully fur-
nished 1BR in 4BR/2BA $295/mo. Aug rent.
FREE. Call 813-966-8324 4-7-5-3
4 BLOCKS TO UFI
1BR/BA avail May Aug. Fully furn all
utils included + internet, W/D, balcony,
pool. Rent negotiable 352-262-6824 or
GAINESVILLE PLACE $350/mo
1/1 in 4/4 May Aug. Furn, all utils incl.
Female only. Call Camille 407-970-8537
Gainesville Place Apts for summer sublease.
1BR/1BA avail in 2BR/2BA all utils, cable,
internet, incl. Fully furn. Close to campus.
2 bus stops on prop. Call 386-566-8046,
SUBLEASE 4/14-8/14; 2BR/2.5BA. Many
amenities inc. W/D, $649/mo Call 332-5344
Gainesville Place 1BR/BA Fully furnished,
all utilities included, on 3 bus routes. Lots of
amenities! Avail. May -Aug. Rent negotiable!
Summer Sublease May July 31. Furn 1BR/
1BA in 3BR/3BA at Hidden Lake. $510/mo
incl W/D, ethernet, .gym, pool, tannirig bed
& cable. On bus route 8. Call 904-622-6263
Summer sublease at University Glades
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Huge walk-in closet!
Furniture optional. Price negotiable. Call
1BR/1BA avail May-Aug. Aug free. $400/
mo fully furnished, ethernet, utilities, cable,
included. Rent neg. Call 727-433-1607 4-
(5/1 8/6) 3+ spaces available.
Sorority Row $300/mo includes:
ROYAL VILLAGE APT. For only
$350/month + 1/4 electric! 1BR
in a 4BR/2BA. Females only.
Call 561-234-9220 4-7-5-3
DOWNTOWN sublease May/June/July.
Arlington Sq. w/pool 1 min to clubs
1 BR w/bath in 3BR townhouse
Other roommates away for.summer
Now ONLY $450/mo 352-222-7797 4-14-
GET YOUR OWN APT!
Lg 1 BR/BA in Picadelli. Avail Now July 31st.
Great location, close to everything. $500/mo
1 BR apt avail May July. 5 min walking dist'
to UF. Gated porch. Ideal for pets. Trees
give shade & privacy. W/D & pool onsite.
Walk-in closet. 904-874-3887 4-8-5-3
Students Attention, are you interested in
an apartment with a view? Wake up every
morning to the Gainesville skyline. $459/mo.
Contact me to sublease. A plus: utilities in-
clided 379-9126 4-8-5-3
2BR/1BA HOUSE. W/D incl, hd wd floors,
lots of space, walking distance to campus.
Sublease 1 room or both. Avail end of Apr to
Aug 14th. Call 256-6714 4-8-5-3
1BR in Campus Lodge, fully furn, pvt bath-
room, all utils incl. vaulted ceilings, valued
at $519/mo Subleasing for $375/mo from
May 1st mid Aug. Call Joy 786-210-9453
1BR spacious apt in Duckpond 5 min from
UF. Responsible grad or professional pref.
Available immed. $400. Call 917-612-5173.
Summer sublease at Hidden Lake. 1 of 2BR/
2BA. Call Jessica @ 863-860-7270 for more
Very cheap rent. Huge house 2 blks from
campus. 2BRs avail. Indiv lease avail. Avail
May 1st to Aug. Call 954-260-4377 Michelle
for more info, or Jenny 407-493-4049 4-8-
F sub wanted for summer 1 bed/pvt bath.
Gainesville Place Apt. $440 or neg. May-July
all util incl. New w/gym, 2 pools, park. Off
Archer Rd. busstop in complex. 727-488-
1 rm in house $285 mo + uitl & cbl
3 mo sublese first mo free, great loc off
34th st. Wash/dry quiet area. 352-375-1353
1 or 2BR avail for summer sublease in 3/2.5
townhouse. Walking distance to Butler Plaza
& 1 mi to UF. Avail, furn or unfurn, W/D. Call
Clliff at 561-252-0819 4-20-12-3
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. 352-538-2.181.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
GIRLS ONLY 2 rooms one April, one May to
July 31. Each wfpvt baths. Cent AC, W/D,
cable incl. Internet-ready. $350/mo .each.
305-299-3485 Call 352-472-9778 4-6-30-4
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 4-20-38-4
2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave by Credit Union/
Norman Hall/hospital/buses- for city/UF.
Laun ry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 + half
util. Quiet/considerate F/M? Call 337-9746
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-
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 17
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Roomate j1R5mats- 1 Vomma4es1h
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 incl electric & cable.
1 MONTH FREE W/LEASE 305-944-3600
Avail NOW Great location IBR/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
**4 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS**
Large house w/pool, wood floors, big rooms.
2BRs available Aug 1st. Wireless. $450/mo
+ utils ea. Corey 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 352-219-5780 4-4-10-4
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 4-8-12-4
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
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
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
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 email@example.com
Female wanted. Prof, college student, NS,
2BR/1BA 1300 sq ft $380/mo W/D, incl.
Close to UF & Duckpond. Avail 6/1 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
incl 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
Large 2/1 apartment on 13th next to Norman
Hall. $320/mo plus 1/2 utilities, lease from
July July. Female preferred, cool person
required. 514-6408 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for roommate to rent master BR in
nice clean relaxed environment. New wood
floors & appliances, no move-in or applica-
tion fees. $350 + 1/3 utils.. Call Ryan 850-
Loft BR $250/mo big old house in NW.
Remodeled, hardwood firs, new kitchen &
baths, great yard, close to UF. Great room-
mates, DSL, good parking. Stephanie 371-
Female roommate needed for NW 39th Ave
home. $475/mo, all utilities incl, internet, fully
furnished, private BR, W/D. Avail. ASAP 870-
Roommate needed for 1BR/1BA in 2BR/
2.5BA condo on SW 20th Ave. Summer
sublease or full year lease, $315/$385/mo.
Female only, NS. Call Katherine 262-9588
4BR/2BA HOUSE $450/mo utils incl. Avail
now. Furnished. Call 321-438-4295 4-7-5-4
Female Roommates Needed for 3BR/2BA
house. Pets welcome! Everything included in
$450 rent! Furn available, wireless internet,
digital cable, W/D and much more. Please
call Kathryn @ 352-367-9376 or 352-246-
Roommate needed to share beautiful 3/2
house in NW Gainesville. Min to UF. Fully
furn, pets welcome. Huge fenced yard, W/D,
DW. Available immediately. Vicky at 386-
LUXURY TOWNHOUSE 2BR/2.5BA. W/D,
fully furn. (all brand new), pool, gym. F room-
mate needed. N/S, serious student. $425/mo
+ 1/.2 utils (free ethernet) Iv msg 786-246-
OVERSIZED BEDROOM Room for 2!
Can be furnished/unfurnished. Move
avail. 4/4. Located across the st. from
campus. Call 941-685-9691 or email
ARC of Alachua County
Male roommate wanted: Nice Man with de-
velopmental disablilites is.looking to share
rent and utilities with roommate in spacious
apt. within walking distance of SFCC. Apply
in person with HR Department at 3303 NW
83rd St. or call 334-4060 4-8-5-4
Beautiful home in trees on quiet street
near UF. Quiet for study. Gourmet kitchen,
fireplace, hi-spd DSL internet, cable TV,
W/D, cent A/C, Ig yard; cats welcome. $340
+ utils. 352-271-871),4-8-5-4
Room in NW home. $325/mo incl utils &
DSL. No pets, mature male non-drinker/
smoker. Avail 5/1/05 (flex) Scott 335-8209
M/F NS grad student/prof for room in 3BR/
2BA house near Vet School & Shands. Lease
expires 7/31. $350/mo neg + 1/3 utils. Call
Josh 372-0860 4-20-12-4
Avail starting 5/1 Share beautiful 3BR/2BA
home on 2 care lot $475/mo utils incl. 850-
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READY FOR SUMMER 'ADORABLE LAKE
HOUSE on spring-fed pvt lake in Keystone
Hgts. 2/2, large lot. Avail now. $129,950. Call
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
CUTE 2BR/2BA CONDO. Quiet neighbor-
hood conv to mall & UF.-End unit. High ceil-
ings. Loft style master BR w/separate study.
$95,500. Call 352-246-1802 4-8-6-5
BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick,.
pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-
372-7490 will deliver. 4-20-71-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA& LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-20-71-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$230. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop.
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-20-71-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand' new 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 can deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71-6
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$49*Qn sets $89OSingle sets $399King
sets $996From 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-
4-PIECE BEDROOM SET
Includes: bed, dresser w/attached mirror,
nightstand armoire. Sacrifice at $325 OBO.
419-799-9181 Eric 4-7-7-6 -
Excellent Cond $700 OBO. 372-1138 (after-
noon or 378-5524 4-7-5-6.
Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm.59 min -response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
M/F Cert MCSE technicians. 333-8404.
*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS'
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
- computer/laptop repair
- networks, wireless, virus
- we BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7
722 S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
$101 TV'S, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES
Police Seizedl From $10! Info: 800-749-
8128 ext M974 4-20-31-8
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
* Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9
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
Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtown 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
34th St. Get more bang for your $! New items
daily Mon- Sat 378-3664 4-20-43-10
SUNFISH SAILBOAT 14'
w/trailer. Good condition. $150 871-7012
"College Survival Tips" e-book. Download
with credit card or e-check; or pay by check
and receive in e-mail. Only $8 at www.realti
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
;*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. All models & directions avail on web-
** 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
Scooters from $599. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & mainy
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-15-43-11
4""0"7 BMW R60/5 1972
Garage kept. 14,000 miles. $1250/080 Call
COmpute 352.219.2980 Classifieds...
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18, ALLIGATOR 0 MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2005
* 1 ,Autos
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!O
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**FAST CASH PAIDk**
t, For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
Best Cars Lowest Prices
**Power windows don't work?**
On site available
Call Steve 338-5142.
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring your W2 & drive home today. Cash
cars as low as $1000. No credit check. Call
now 338-1999 4-20-63-12
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
We finance anyone! $2000 discount off fi-
nance price. More than 150 vehicles in stock.
Call 338-1999 Drive today! 4-20-63-12
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down & up! Plus-+++ 30 day
warranty eng & trans. No credit check. Call
'88 Honda Accord $699
.86 Buick LeSabre $799
'88 Toyota Corolla $899
'90 Acura Legend $999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
'90 Chevy Lumina Van $1499
'93 Chevy Blazer $1499
'90 Ford F-150 $2499
'93 Chrysler New Yorker $1999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
Racing green convertible w/tan interior.
Perfect condition. If interested call 379-0619
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: ,GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
NATIVE SPEAKING THAI. For conversa-
tional lang lessons. BKK/Central dialect. Flex
pched. Call 372-7711 4-7-5-13
il Help Wanted
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use caution and investigate the sincerity of
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Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail ori-
ented, organized individual needed to co-
ordinate daily office procedures. Must work
well under pressure meeting daily deadlines.
Possess excellent customer service skills.
Duties include some procedural training with
a constantly changing student sales staff.
Modest salary, good benefits, and excellent
working environment. With resume, send
cover letter that must include salary require-
ments for you to be considered for an inter-
view. Send to Assistant General Manager,
The Independent Florida Alligator, POB
14257, Gainesville, FL, 32604. No phone
calls please. EOE.
Sthe independent florida
Evening Newpaper Production
Applications are now being accepted for edi-
torial production at the Independent Florida
Alligator. Applicants should be available two
to three nights a week between 6:00 pm and
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production
duties include layout and design. Experience
is preferred on software applications, Adobe
Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat. A
one-year commitment is expected. Please
include references and availability on ap-
All previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F. Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
the independent florida
AD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The Alligator Production department is
accepting student applications for the posi-
tion of Ad Graphic Designer. Starting with
Summer Semester. Will train, but experience
is preferred with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, and Acrobat. Friendly work en-
vironment, flexible schedule, with hours
between 9AM and 5PM Mon Fri. Fill out an
application at the front desk of The Alligator,
1105 W. University Ave, Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM.
Inicude available work schedule and refer-
ences. Previous applicants are welcome to
reapply with current schedule. EOE
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-20-71-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $5.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-20-71-4
CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $200. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-20-71-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No, sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training'
Nights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
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-
244.2 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. Paidctraining. Call
Mortgage lender has sales positions avail
for college students seeking prof work exp.
$8-9/hr + bonus. No exp req'd, flex hrs. Apply
in person btwn 4-8pm Mon-Fri 1900 SW 34
St Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)4-20-
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
DOM INO'S PIZZA College Credit Possible $672/wk "
World's largest pizza delivery company now 888-362-2635 ext 251 for more info. 4-20-
* Delivery Drivers
* Pizza makers SAT/ACT tutor to help develop on-line
* Phone order takers study program. Contact 352-375-0772 Ext
SAll 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
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, enthur -
siastic, fun people. Customer service exp
helpful. For more info call David 379-3663
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
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY!
Park Ptace Car Wash looking for hard
workers all positions. Cashiers (full day
availability) & line workers. (am 8:30-1 & pm
12-6 shifts avail) 15-40hrs your choice. Great
work environment. Apply: 7404 NW 4th Blvd.
By Home Depot. No phone calls please. 4-
$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
email@example.com. 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
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
riding, 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 informa- '
tion. EOE/DFWP 4-20-24-14
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 time to 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, Apapka 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
bartenders, beertub, security, cashiers &
promoters. If you are out-going & want to
work in a fun environment, please send
picture & resume to email@example.com
(DOB 03/30/73); 6'00',.
175 lbs, Brown Hair,
Wanted for: -
2 Counts of Burglary 3f a
Call (352) 372-STOP
.MONDAY, APRIL 4,2005 3 ALLIGATOR, 19
WI Help Wanted
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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-
Dancers Needed for Adult Entertainment Co
Great Pay & Flexible Hours. Call 335-3875
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college sutdents. Flexible Hours
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 4-4-
Hiring KITCHEN STAFF. Apply between 2 &
4 pm, Mon Fri, CALICO JACKS 3501 SW
2nd Ave. Creekside Mall. 4-6-10-14
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 M.B. Chafin, Camp Director, at
392-3538, or in the evenings 376-8030.
If no answer, please leave message.
PT/FT LANDSCAPERS WANTED
Valid driver's license a must. 352-222-1904
APARTMENT HUNTERS hiring energetic,
customer-service oriented people. Flexible
scheduling, some nights & weekends. Apply
@ 1310 W. University Ave. 4-8-11-14
Local Web Development Firm with fun,
team-based enthusiastic environment
seeks summer interns for project manage-
ment and sales depts. Email resume to
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
PT OFFICE HELP. Good driving record,
experience w/Autocad, Excel, Word helpful:
$7.50/hr to start. Call Wells at 219-1183 or
email email@example.com or 352-371-
DISHWASHER -Apply in person at the
Sovereign Restaurant service entrance 12
SE 2nd Ave,After 2pm. 4-5-5-14
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
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
MANY POSITIONS AVAILABLE
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, FI 32605. Interviews
begin immediately, so apply today! 4-11-
Now accepting applications for Resident
Asssitant and apprentice ResicentAssistant
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
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
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
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. 4-12-10-14
The Florida Book Store is currently hir-
ing temporary cashiering help for Spring
Textbook Buyback and the first of Summer
A/C Classes. Applicants with previous
cashiering 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 buyback 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, complete an application and ask
V for Carolynne between the hours 2pm-5pm
Monday through Friday. Please do not drop
off applications during times not specified
'- including weekends.Equal Opportunity
*b. Employer 4-12-10-14
Ilt Help Wanted Help Wanted
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW.2nd Ave. 377-1.771
a Help Wanted 9
Receptionist Position. Corner Drug Store,
Inc. is looking for a part time Receptionist.
Decent pay, flexible hours, great people!
Good opportunity for full and part time stu-
dents. Please submit resumes to Lanard
Perry at: firstname.lastname@example.org
if interested. No phone calls please. 4-4-
on 43rd St now hiring ALL POSITIONS-ALL
SHIFTS. Please contact Boris 376-8700
AmeriCorps: Make a Difference! Volunteers
urgently needed to tutor reading to children in
grades K-3 in Alachua schools. We train you.
Serve 2 or more hours per week. Needed for
summer school (June) also. Choose your
hours from 8:00 to 5:00. Contact Jasmine at
AmeriCorpsVolunteers@yahoo.com or call
LEASING AGENT PT for luxury apartments,
will train, must be friendly, energetic. Some
weekends required. Tivoli Apartments 379-
PT RETAIL SALES HELP NEEDED at
LLOYD BAILEY SCUBA& WATER SPORTS.
Must be. an experienced, certified SCUBA
diver. Responsible & clean-cut. Please call
LEASE AGENT PT Show apts, sign leases.
Flex hrs. Cell phone & car. Computer skills.
Prefer downtown resident. 378-3075 4-5-
Admin. Asst. for mid-size fast-paced con-
struction co. Excellent opportunity with our
project mgmt team. Experience in con-
struction a plus. Fax resume to 375-8604
Project- Mgr/Estimator for mid-size fast-
paced construction co. Excellent opportunity.
Fax resume to 375-8604. 4-11-7--14
ASSISTANT NEEDED. Must have 2-4
hrs/day available, flexible availability. Must
be organized & responsible. Email resume:
email@example.com or call 379-3663
Holiday Inn University Center Hotel has
immediate opening for the following: AM
Concierge/banquet setup. Apply in person.
Mon Fri 8AM-5PM. 4-20-14-14
Hiring for summer rush. Orange & Blue
Textbooks is seeking PT/FT help for upcom-
ing semester rush. Good people skills & reg-
ister. Exp pref. Stop by store @ 309 NW 13th
St. for details & appt. 4-19-12-14
PART TIME CASHIER
for gas station with food mart. Apply at
University Chevron 1024 W. University Ave.
Two UF faculty members need help
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Relay team hits world's third-fastest time in 2005
UF's 4x100-meter relay team of
freshman Richard Adu-Bobie, soph-
omores Mike Morrison and Kerron
Clement and senior Kyle Farmer
posted the third-fastest time in the
world in 2005 and the ninth-best
time in UF history Saturday.
The team dodged frigid tempera-
tures and snow flurries in Atlanta to
clock a winning time of 39.22 sec-
onds. The time earned the foursome
a trip to the NCAA East Regional.
Freshman Bernard Middleton also
fared well on the afternoon as he
posted a regional time of 47.07 sec-
onds to finish third in the 400 dash.
The Gators will next travel to the
prestigious Texas Relays in Austin
Five UF women's pole vault-
ers traveled to Tampa on Friday to
compete in the USF Invitational.
Though none reached an NCAA
regional qualifying mark, juniors
Dara Altman and Amy Carr led
the group by posting a season-best
mark of 3.66 meters. Senior Chandra
Lacombe, sophomore Dana Van
Wagner and freshman Natalie
Moser each finished Friday at 3.50
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SWIMMING:
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two Olympic swimmers.
However, after this week's world
trials more will at least have the
Friday night junior Olympic gold
and silver medalist Ryan Lochte
won the 400-yard Individual Medley
by one hundredth of a second.
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he did not win, Lochte came in
fourth in the 200 freestyle, racing
against former Olympic teammate
Also on Saturday, junior Brian
Hartley will join Lochte at the 2008
Olympic Trials in the 200 freestyle.
Hartley was not the only Gator to
qualify Saturday; Joining him was
sophomore Leah Retrum and fresh-
men Caroline Burckle, still fresh
off her impressive performance
in the Southeastern Conference
Championship, qualified for 2008
as well in the 200 free. Burckle
and Retrum eigh-
not done for
though, as she
Lochte in the 400 IM
on Sunday and
qualified to have another shot at
Bejing in 2008. Senior Katie McCann
also posted a 2008 Olympic trial
time in the 400 IM.
The world trials will continue to
run through April 6.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: There's a certain
thrill involved with Southeastern
Conference play; an excitement
about taking on your rivals. The UF
women's tennis team understands
both, especially after Friday.
The Gators upset No. 3 Georgia
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Georgia its first SEC loss of the year.
"Georgia began the match firing
on all cylinders and outplayed us in.
doubles," Thomqvist said. "But we
did an unbelievable job of compet-
ing in singles."
UF trailed the Bulldogs 3-2 be-
fore rebounding to win the match
4-3, giving the No. 9 Gators their
fifth consecutive victory. Juniors
Boglarka Berecz and Jennifer
Magley, senior Zerene Reyes and
sophomore Nina Suvak all posted
singles wins for the Gators.
"There's a point in every season
when you have to put up or shut
up, and today we came together and
showed what we have," Thornqvist
said. "It was a gritty performance
and I'm so proud of the team."
With their spirits high, the Gators
topped another SEC rival Sunday,
defeating No. 25 Tennessee 5-2.
MEN'S TENNIS: As the players
walked off the court, their smiles
reflected the scoreboard and the
kind of weekend it had been.
After a rain-postponed game
Friday that concluded in little more
than an hour on Saturday and an-
other match on a flawless Sunday
afternoon, the UF men's tennis team
finished up their home season 8-0 in
the Southeastern Conference and on
a 10-game winning streak.
"This has been one of my favorite
days at Florida," men's tennis coach
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SOFTBALL: The No. 13 UF softball
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Conference) traveled to Athens,
Ga., this weekend expecting a
tough test against No. 12 Georgia.
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Facing cool temperatures and
strong winds, the Gators lost two
of three games to the Bulldogs (33-8,
14-1 SEC). They also suffered their
worst defeat of the season, 12-4, in
the series' opening game.
The Gators rebounded and won
the second game 3-2 on a late-inning
rally, snapping the Bulldogs' win
streak at 20 games, but fell in the
rubber match 4-3.
WOMEN'S GOLF: Duke may have
topped both leaderboards after
54 holes, but Mother Nature was
the ultimate winner after the fi-
nal round at the .Bryan National
With wind gusts reaching 40
miles per hour, no team broke 300 on
Sunday. The UF women's golf team
carded a 313 (+25), good enough to
finish fourth for that day.
Duke (+19) outlasted a strong
field at the Champions Course at
Bryan Park in Browns Summit, N.C.
"We shot a 313 today, and that
was really good considering the
tough conditions we played in,"
women's golf coach Jill Briles-
Hinton said. -
MEN'S GOLF: The UF men's golf
team has placed winning in its
While the Gators finished second
and third in Puerto Rico and Las
Vegas, first place faded farther into
the distance. UF had to settle for
tenth place at the Schenkel E-Z-GO
Invitational two weeks ago, its sec-
ond-lowest result of the year.
As the Gators brace for the first
round of today's Morris Williams
Intercollegiate, one golfer is using
the Schenkel to assess the team's
"That's just the nature of the
game," said James Vargas, who
paced UF with a tie for 17th at the
Schenkel. "You can't really play well
every week. It's kind of disappoint-
ing to finish that poorly, but that's
going to happen."
UF better improve quickly. The
Morris Williams, hosted by Texas at
the Austin Country, Club, serves as
UF's final postseason tune-up.
"Certainly we would like to go
into the conference tournament on a
positive note," Alexander said.
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against the Wildcats. The Gators swept Kentucky.
QBs fight to back up Leak
FOOTBALL, from page 23
pass during third-down-conversion
drills by running for 17 and 30 yards
on consecutive plays. Portis capped
it off by finding Chad Jackson for a
short touchdown pass.
Portis, who graduated high
school a semester early, is just 17.
"I should be going to my high
school prom right now, but I'm just
enjoying it it's a good experience
for me," Portis said. "I'm maturing
and getting good with this offense
so I'll be ready to go."
Portis, who originally committed
to Utah but quickly followed Meyer
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to UF, said he is still adjusting to
the speed of the college ,game, but
added, "that's how it is for every 17-
year-old freshman quarterback."
Meyer, though impressed with
Portis' performance, is far from
ready to hand the second-string job
to a freshman.
Gavin Dickey and Cornelius
Ingram continue to show strides as
well, Meyer said.
"[Portis] is talented with the ball
in his hands, but he still plays like
he's 17 years old at times," Meyer
said. "We don't have a backup quar-
terback right now. What we do is we
have three. A lot of people wish they
had three, so we'll be OK."
By TIM CASEY
It wasn't always pretty.
It was rainy and windy, and at
times, the opposition seemed to
give the game away.
But, the UF baseball team will
take its three-game sweep against
Kentucky (14-12, 0-8 Southeastern
Conference), capped by an 11-6 vic-
tory Sunday afternoon.
The No. 7 Gators (23-7, 6-3 SEC)
are now tied for first place in the
SEC after three weeks of play, with
updated national rankings due
Senior center fielder Jeff
Corsaletti continued his offensive
onslaught, driving in the run. to
boost the Gators ahead on Sunday.
Corsaletti batted 7 for 14 with a
home run and seven RBI in the se-
ries. Corsaletti, however, preferred
to credit teammates like redshirt
freshman Brandon McArthur,
who hit his first career home run
"Guys executed when they
needed to," Corsaletti said.
"[Brandon] McArthur really set
the tone, hitting the home run to
tie it up. He's getting his wheels
McArthur missed all of last sea-
son after suffering life-threatening
IANNINGS, from page 23
his time at UF. He pleaded no contest in June 2003 to a
simple battery charge involving a female UF student.
He was arrested in July after allegedly throwing a keg
on a student's face.
The thing is, Charles was not found guilty of the
keg-tossing. I always learned that in the great country
we live in, one is innocent until proven guilty.
For some reason, this doesn't apply to Foley and
the Gators. With no proof, it's ridiculous that Charles
got kicked off the team.
In his time at UF, Charles was a student-athlete;
the "student" part being a point that needs to be
made. The point of college is to learn not just what
one learns in class but to learn about life.
Charles learned from this. Foley didn't care.
In Foley's statement, he said, "We wish Taurean
the best of luck in the future." That couldn't be further
from the truth.
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injuries sustained from a sucker-
"I've just been seeing it well
lately, relaxing and not worrying
about the last at-bat or the future,"
McArthur said. "When you strug-
gle, you let it go, you don't think
about it. You don't want to think
about what would have happened
if you did it differently." I
McArthur had struggled to re-
gain his athletic form early in the
season, but has slowly worked to
Baseball reach the level
Kentucky 6 him a highly-
UF 11 touted player
out of high
school. He re-
corded six hits in 12 at-bats against
- "The beginning of the season,
I had a million-and-one thoughts
running through my mind
- nervousness and stuff like that,"
McArthur said. "Before, everything
seemed like it was moving like
lightning. I've slowed it down. I see
it and hit it where it's pitched."
Friday's series opener was sus-
pended due to rain and lightning..
The Gators won the resumed game
Saturday 10-9 on a wild pitch in
the bottom of the ninth inning.
game became a slugfest, with UF
It's clear that they don't care about his future.
Otherwise they'd let him stay, get his education and
hopefully make something out of his life. Instead of
helping Charles, they kicked him to the curb.
It also doesn't make sense that Foley decided this
without talking to Coach Urban Meyer about it.
Just look at how Meyer handled a player in
trouble when he was at Utah. Meyer kicked running
back Marty Johnson off the team after Johnson was
arrested twice for driving under the influence.
But Meyer decided to help him, unlike Foley with
Charles. Meyer made a program for Johnson to get
his life together. Johnson did everything Meyer told
him to, got his life back to normal, and made it back
onto the Utah team. More importantly, Johnson
earned a degree.
Why couldn't Charles be the same way?
A member of the University Athletic Association
said there aren't enough positive stories written.
This one could've been, but Foley wouldn't let that
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Meyer: Second-string offense still needs work
By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
Urban Meyer needs a backup
quarterback, a second-string of-
fensive line and a better under-
standing of his offense.
What Meyer doesn't need is a
So, while the Gators didn't
exactly appear ready for prime-
time in Saturday's scrimmage,
at least they were.hangover-free.
Meyer called a meeting at 7:30
"We're putting them through
mind tests and they passed the
first one," Meyer said. "They
weren't out Friday night in
Gainesville that's a good-
But showing up and-stepping
up are two completely different
beasts. For Meyer, the Gators need
plenty of work on the latter.
"The execution was poor,"
Meyer said. "Our backup offen-
sive line I'd choose a lot of high
school offensive lines over that.
We're just not very good.
"Our first-string on both sides
are playing pretty good right
Starting quarterback Chris
Leak went 5-of-7 for 80 yards,
and junior receiver Chad Jackson
caught four passes for 67 yards.
The defense had no problem
making its presence felt. On
one drive, Leak was "sacked"
three consecutive times once
by sophomore Brandon Siler
and twice by redshirt freshman
Derrick Harvey, who suddenly
looks like a contender for playing
time. The sacks, of course, were
mere touches. Leak, wearing a red
jersey, gets the
luxury of going
the red jerseys,
continue to vie
Meyerfor the rights to
back up Leak and none impressed
in the scrimmage, though Meyer
put much of the blame on the
But one surprising candidate
might get a hard look from Meyer
for the No. 2 job.
When the official scrimmage
ended and the Gators went to
situational practices, Josh Portis
came out of his shell and into the
Portis went 3-of-3 for 24 yards
in the scrimmage, but afterward
he began to show his running
ability and breakaway speed.
Portis shook off an interception
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 22
Freshman quarterback Josh Portis didn't solve UF's backup quarterback problems Saturday, but Portis
did show flashes of what could be to come.
Top prospect checks out UF
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Chuckling and smiling all the while, quarter-
back Tim Tebow seemed perfectly comfortable
with his settings Saturday.
Tebow, a highly-respected Nease High pros-
pect from St. Augustine, spent his morning tak-
ing in UF's scrimmage. Afterward, he spent close
to 15 minutes talking football, baseball and life
with UF quarterbacks coach Dan Mullen.
"He's a really cool coach," Tebow said. "He's
done a good job with the quarterbacks here." ,
The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Tebow has received
more than 40 offers from colleges, but the soon-
to-be senior has publiclylisted the Gators as one
of his top-10 favorites.
"It's definitely a great offense, because it lets
the quarterback run," Tebow said. "They're going
to do a lot of great things here, and they've got a
lot of athletic quarterbacks."
Tebow definitely knows about athleticism.
-Last season, the left-handed junior threw for
4,286 yards and 46 touchdowns while rushing for
1,266 yards and 24 touchdowns. Those numbers
were good enough to break the*state of Florida's
total-offense, single-season passing and total-
"[Mullen]'s a really cool coach. He's
done a good job with the quarter-
high school quarterback
Most recruiting services have yet to rank the
2006 prospects, but he will likely crack the top-10
of most quarterback lists.
Tebow's skill-set would fit perfectly with
Urban Meyer's spread offense. The prospect,
who has also listed Clemson, South Carolina,
Michigan, Alabama, Nebraska, Florida State and
Georgia as favorites, would prefer to sign with a
school that uses a versatile offense.
"I think it makes a little bit of a difference be-
cause I want ti- try and use my athletic ability and
make a pla s.," Teb,x. said. "[If I can go some-
where where] I can do that it'll be a plus."
Foley forgets 'student'
he Gators scrimmaged, but phone regard-
this isn't about what happened ing it.
in practice on Saturday. O n
It's about someone who didn't Wednesday
practice who couldn't practice, at spring
Someone who has never and will practice, Foley
never play for the Gators. Someone lan Fisher told one re-
who was not found guilty in court Extra lannings porter that the
for the reason he was removed from firstname.lastname@example.org decision was
the team last Tuesday-by Athletics released on
Director Jeremy Foley. Tuesday so he
Former UF linebacker :Taurean wouldn't have to answer questions
Charles was quietly 1,ickLd off the about it at practice.
team after a meeting with Foley last Why nothing but a weak state-
Tuesday. ment? Maybe Charles was right
Foley made the decision himself when he, said that Foley was out to
and didn't want to talk about it. get him for some reason. Nobody
He released a, statement that else involved in the fight got in any
wasn't e-mailed to the media un- serious trouble.
: less w e called and asked for it. Foley Charles has not been an angel in
didn't reti-Lrn call tc his office or cell., SEE IANNINGS, PAGE 22
N UF track athletes Kerron
Clement and Tiandra Ponteen
have been named Southeastern
Conference men's and women's
Indoor Runners of the Year.
*The UF men's lacrosse team
started the conference season
2-0, defeating North Carolina
State 9-4 after earning a victory
against Tennessee. Log on to
alligatorSports.org for the story.
U 1998: The UF baseball team obliterates
Kentucky 32-10. It was the most runs scored
in school history at the time. An NCAA-re-
cord 19 consecutive batters reached base
during a 17-run second inning.
*NCAA Men's Basketball: North
Carolina vs. Illinois
CBS, 9 p.m.
*MLB : Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona
WGN, 5 p.m.
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