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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 133
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005
By EMILY YEHLE
-Despite a federal warning
advising Americans to "defer
travel to Israel," UF officials
announced Monday that the
university will offer a study-
abroad program to the Middle
East after a four-year hiatus.
The Israel program now
serves as the exception to a UF
rule that prohibits study abroad
programs to countries with
U.S. State Department travel
warnings, said Lynn Frazier,
associate director of the UF
In fact, the program was can-
celled in 2001 when the warning
was first issued. The warning
has remained ever since.
Consistent student interest
convinced UF administrators
to resurrect the study-abroad
option, UF Interim Provost Joe
"We constantly get inqui-
ries about it," he said, adding
that several students have ap-
proached UF President Bernie
Machen about lifting the ban.
UF now is part of a very
small circle of American schools
offering a study-abroad pro-
gram to Israel, Frazier said.
Still, the move leaves ques-
tions over whether UF officially
will change its policy.
Although Frazier said she
couldn't comment on whether
she supported an official UF
program, administrators de-
fended the suspension in the
past by asserting that UF cannot
send students into danger.
In a 2002 Alligator col-
umn, Dennis Jett, dean of the
International Center, quoted
the federal travel warning as
evidence of that danger.
The current warning, revised
last November, catalogues
recent terrorist attacks and
concludes that "the U.S. gov-
ernment has information indi-
cating that American interests
(in Israel) could be the focus of
However, many students
attended universities in Israel
during the program's suspen-
sion and were allowed to trans-
fer their credits to UF.
"Students could and did reg-
Frazier sities, stu-
dents couldn't usefinancial aid,
such as Bright Futures scholar-
ships, to pay for their trips.
That system also forced
students to enroll in programs
on their own without knowing
whether UF would accept their
coursework, said Britt Tevis, UF
Gators for Israel president.
Many students and alumni
have contacted her to voice
excitement over the decision,
"The university has finally
seen a new perspective in that
Israel is actually a safe place to
study and an amazing place to
study," she said.
Tevis said she has been to
Israel six times but has never
studied there. Now that UF
is reinstating a study-abroad
program, she said she may par-
The program will work with
universities in Israel to offer UF
students credit, Frazier said.
SEE INTERNATIONAL, PAGE 11
Head in the sky
Artist and activist Sunny
Taylor is watched by one
of her projected paint-
ings while speaking at
the "Building a DisAbility
"A Celebration of Beauty"
Thursday in the Reitz
See story, pg. 8.
'Drunk' radio show suspended
* THE DECISION FITS UF'S PLAN
TO FIGHT ALCOHOL ABUSE.
By DAVID COHEN
UF administration has dumped
the keg of Gainesville's airwaves.
Broadcasts of the Cox Radio
segment "Drunk Bitch Friday," an
offshoot of the popular Lex and Terry
program, have been suspended by
UF officials in connection with the
university's plan to discourage stu-
dent alcohol abuse.
Also stated as a reason for the sus-
pension is the possibility of indecency
violations for the Friday
Student program under Federal
"In light of the
University of Florida's efforts to fos-
ter responsible social drinking and
help reduce binge drinking and its
serious side effects, Rock 104 and the
University of Florida are reviewing
with attorneys the content of Lex and
Terry's Friday show," said WRUF
General Manager Larry Dankner,
reading from a release.
"We have currently suspended
the Friday show pending the advice
of our attorneys," he continued.
Lex and Terry will continue to
broadcast Monday through Thursday
The contestants of "Drunk Bitch
Friday" are driven into the show's
Jacksonville studio Friday morning
and their alcohol consumption is
SEE FRIDAY, PAGE 11
Cornelius will be
one of several
to watch during
the Orange and
Blue Game tak-
ing place this
See story, pg. 22.
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Local and national celebrities
have gotten in touch with their
inner artists to benefit Hospice
of North Central Florida.
About 40 Gator Masks deco-
rated by musicians, sports
figures and others will be sold
through a series of auctions dur-
ing Viva! 2005: A Bayou Bash.
See story, pg. 10.
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UPD, county aid victims
* UNIVERSITY POLICE IS WORKING
TO IMPROVE SENSITIVITY.
By MEGAN SEERY
Alligator Staff Writer
While some sexual-assault victims at UF
may feel more comfortable using Alachua
County services, university officials want
students to know there are options on
"It really depends on the person," said
Tanja van der Veen, University Police vic-
tim advocate. "People may feel more com-
fortable using services on campus because
this is their home."
But often times, sexual-assault victims
may perceive police officers as cold or
standoffish when they're conducting an
investigation, Alachua County victim ad-
vocate Laura Kalt said.
Van der Veen said some victims may
have the wrong impression of police work
because of TV shows.
After a sexual-assault call is made, for
example, the first officer on the scene usual-
ly is there to confirm that a crime occurred.
Victims may feel "brushed aside" if
they think they are supposed to tell the
intimate details to the initial investigating
officer, van der Veen said. It is the more ex-
perienced detectives that later do in-depth
interviews with victims.
"The officer doesn't want the victim
to go through all of the details multiple
times," van der Veen said.
But the law-enforcement phase may
not be the only traumatic process fol-
lowing a rape.
"I don't think it's the fault of any one
entity in the system in general," van der
Veen said. "I don't think blame can be
laid anywhere for how people feel."
Van der Veen said the overall judicial
process can be "re-victimizing" for sex-
ual-assault victims because they may
have to relive the incident.
Pb Kalt points out that area
Safetylabs don't test for so-called
"date rape" drugs, such as
rohypnol and ketamine, unless a victim
files a complaint with police.
"There are things in the works to
change that," UPD spokesman Joe
Sharkey said, noting that "date rape"
drugs leave a victim's system very
"We're working on a way where peo-
ple can have the sexual-battery kit done
and have it stored for 30 days," he said,
adding UPD Police Chief Linda Stump
was involved with a similar program at
UPD officials are discussing the
program's feasibility with the Student
Health Care Center and other advocacy
groups, he said.
GAU to pick new provider
By JEFF SIRMONS
UF graduate students may or may
not graduate their health insurance next
A council opted Thursday to hold off
making a decision about whether to keep
graduate students' current contract with
Alternatively to severing the relation-
ship with Scarborough, UF's insurance
provider, graduate students may tinker
with age brackets to see if students can use
their allotted health-insurance money for
Victor. Romano, co-president of
Graduate Assistants United, said the deci-
sion will come next Thursday.
"We're trying to find out whether we
can find a plan where more graduates pay
less for their health insurance," Romano
If the council decides to depart from
the current plan, the change would stay
in effect for one year beginning in August.
The contract will then be re-evaluated for a
The Scarborough plan currently offers
five different age brackets, with younger
graduate students getting cheaper rates.
The council requested information to see if
three or fewer age brackets would benefit
"We decided we didn't have enough
information to determine a deal," Romano
said. "I'm glad they agreed to give us more
"We cost more and get less."
Graduate Assistants United co-president
UF administration offered better cov-
erage last year in order to attract more
quality graduate students. However, some
have requested faculty insurance, argu-
ing that since they teach, they should be
treated as teachers.
The plan was adopted last August,
when graduate assistants were granted a
$400 subsidy toward healthcare.
For that amount, Scarborough was
their only choice, GAU Co-President Todd
Reynolds said in March.
Compared to other institutions in
Florida, UF's health-insurance coverage
is good, said Michael Bowen, president of
the Graduate Student Council.
But, he added, the plan isn't competi-
tive with the Top 10 institutions UF strives
to be like.
"We cost more and get less," he said.
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SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Extreme show today
By SKYLER SMITH
When a former three-time X-Games
competitor walked onto the Santa Fe
Community College campus with an
idea for a BMX show, he wanted to
take it straight to the top.
"I just walked onto campus and
asked to see the president," said Phil
Hajal, a 28-year-old pro skateboarder.
"It was a shot in the dark."
It turned out that Hajal was speak-
ing to Student Government President
Laura McCormick. When Hajal pro-
posed having a skateboarding and
BMX show at SFCC, McCormick
The result, the first-ever Rock
'n' Style Jam, takes place today and
will feature Hajal along with pro
skateboarders Sergie Ventura, Mike
Frazier and Anthony Furlong, and
BMX athletes Dave Brumlow and Tom
All athletes will perform three .30-
minute exhibition sets.
Hajal, who grew up in Ocala
and now owns Fluid Skate Shop in
Gainesville, said he has been all over
the world doing skate shows but never
participated in one from his home
College of Law
By NICK WEIDENMILLER The
Alligator Staff Writer Professc
With a gift of $1.5 million, UF Levin Camp
College of Law alumni John and Mary Lou
Dasburg are giving more than just money to busir
back to the law school they attended. release.
They're giving the school a professor.
John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg
rship Fund is expected to "sup-
port a current or new faculty
member in the area of corpo-
US rate law, including national
and international law relating
less transactions," according to a
"My wife and I consider our law-school
experience as a key element in our intellec-
tual growth and development," he said.
John Dasburg graduated from the
college in 1973, and Mary Lou Dasburg
graduated in 1980.
Besides money, John Dasburg has also
donated time as a former member of the
"It was something I've wanted to
do for a long time," Hajal said.
The event will last from 6 p.m. to
10 p.m. at SFCC's northwest campus
SFCC students will be admitted
free. Admission for UF students and
the general public will be $5.
"I'm excited about this because
we've never done anything like this
before," McCormick said. "It'll attract
a whole new crowd. It'll be an awe-
While spectators take in the ex-
treme sports, four local bands will be
playing The Know How, The Worst,
Tenl3 Concept and headliners Hot
SFCC Student Government and
the Office of Student Leadership and
Activities have already given $13,000
in funding to the event, McCormick
The athletes are receiving compen-
sation but not as much as they normal-
ly would for a show, Hajal said.
"I called in a bunch of favors,"
Hajal said, saying he personally spoke
with the bands and the other athletes
to bring them to Gainesville.
"It's something fun for everybody
who goes to school," he added.
Board of Trustees, UF's highest governing
body, and as the current vice chairman of
the Florida Board of Governors.
Endowing a professorship cost the
Dasburgs more than a million dollars.
John Dasburg threw in some advice for UF
students for free.
"Life is serendipity," he said.
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Rally to aid charity
By KYLIE CRAIG
The Interfraternity Council
will host "The Rally," the Orange
and Blue Debut spring football
game pep rally and the official
student welcome for Coach
The event will take place
at 8 p.m. in the Reitz Union
The UF band, Gators cheer-
leaders, team mascots Albert and
Alberta and the Florida football
coaching staff will be in atten-
IFC Administrative Vice
President Jeremy Martin said he
hopes the event will give stu-
dents the chance to really get to
"We're hoping this will be an
opportunity for Coach Meyer to
learn about some of the traditions
of UF football," Martin said.
Florida Blue Key and Student
Government will be selling or-
ange and blue wristbands for $1
to students at the event.
Proceeds from sales will go
toward the Children's Miracle
Network and Shands Hospital.
The colors of the bands also
represent the different UF foot-
ball lineups in Saturday's football
The losing team, along with
their fans, will take part in a
UF comrnunity-service event on
IFC president John Dicks said
in the event of rain, "The Rally"
will still take place.
"If it rains, we'll probably
just rally in the [Reitz Union]
Jared Bradshaw purchases an orange spirit band at Turlington Plaza on Thursday afternoon. The bands,
which cost $1, are being sold by Student Government and Florida Blue Key through Friday.
-Contest will allow students to name their Swamp area
* THE VENTURE IS A COMBINED EF-
FORT OF URBAN MEYER AND SG.
By RYAN MOSS
Alligator Contributing Writer
The "Rowdy Reptile" student section at
UF basketball games has been a hit. Now
Urban Meyer wants the football student sec-
tion to get its own catchy name.
Meyer joined forces with Student
Government to hold a contest that will give
UF students a chance to name their section.
"I want the general student population
at UF to feel like this is their football team,"
Meyer said. "We want all students to have
ownership of the program and this is a step
in that direction. We also want the rest of
the country to know what we already know
here in Gainesville that we have the best
student fans in the nation."
The contest begins Monday at 8 a.m.
UF students with valid UFID numbers
can submit their ideas on the UF Student
Government Web site at www.sg.ufl.edu/
gatorfootball. Students have until April 14 at
4 p.m. to submit entries, with only one entry
permitted per student.
"It is difficult to project how much par-
ticipation we'll get, but I do think we will get
a lot of participation because of the interest
in Gator football," said Mike Hill,. assistant
athletics director for external affairs.
UF students will select a winner online
from a pool of finalists April 18-22. The new
name will be announced on April 25.
In addition to being able to take credit
for naming the section, the winner will
also receive a prize package that includes
a football autographed by Meyer and
two tickets and hotel accommodations
to the 2005 UF-Georgia football game in
"This is a great opportunity to be
able to influence a tradition that will be
attached to Gator football for years to
come," Student Government Recreation
Cabinet.Director David Nigliazzo said.
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This time,, we actually are feeling positive here in the
Department of Darts and Laurels.
It isn't because of the lovely spring weather we've been
having recently though yesterday was particularly nice.
It's not because of that first teasing hint of football season
known as the Orange and Blue Game.
It isn't even because Rep. Dennis Baxley has shown us
that the Legislature cares so much about students' academic
No, it's because there are only a couple more weeks left
until we can go on vacation. It's not an easy job here, slaving
over newspapers, Web sites and gossip columns so that we
can decide what the most important news is and then make
fun of it.
Plus, we hear that whole "not having class" thing is pretty
So put those books away, pay that smart friend of yours to
write that last 10-page paper for you and get ready to relax as
we head on out to this week's edition of...
Darts & Laurels
Starting off with the hope that we finally will be able to give
those bad guys exactly what they deserve, we give a you'd-
dirty-thief LAUREL to the Florida Legislature for passing a
bill that would allow Floridians to respond to threats to their
lives with equal force even to the point of drawing a gun on
their attacker, if their life is in danger.
Opponents wonder if this will lead to even more violence
now that residents can retaliate without fear of repercus-
sion-and if this is just another example of the National Rifle
Association flexing its political muscles-but they will come
around once they see the benefits of an "eye for an eye" self-
Instances of violent crime in Florida, which from now on
will be known as "The Thunderdome," surely will decrease
now.that would-be muggers will have to wonder if that bulge
under a potential mark's jacket is a cell phone or a magnum.
I Because nothing puts us more in the giving mood than
seeing other people, well, giving, we give a the-best-philan-
play-with LAUREL to a team of MIT scientists and corporate
sponsors for starting the "one laptop per child" project, in
which they plan to develop a fully functioning, Web-capable
laptop that can be produced for $100.
The human-interest element in this collaboration is all well
and good they plan to mass-produce these computers and
sell them to governments so that someday all children will
have one but the most important thing is: They're going to
make a laptop that only costs $100.
It certainly worn't be a high-performance machine, but
imagine a future in which access to the world of multimedia
and the Internet is cheaper than a pair of trendy jeans.
Because we have a policy of leaving everything relating to
our school assignments to the last minute, we give a so-we're-
read-good DART to the Board of Governors for requiring UF
to define and provide a means of measuring the knowledge
and skills that students will obtain from their degrees.
The board members apparently are not convinced that uni-
versities actually are teaching students anything useful.
As a result, students may be required to take an exam be-
fore they graduate that will ascertain what they have learned.
The board is hopeful that this will work, because it has seen
how fabulously well this idea has worked in the public school
system, where the FCAT, the SAT and other tests have revolu-
tionized how the state mismanages educational funding.
Besides, what student wouldn't want to take a last test
before they had to go out into the working world and never
take ohe again?
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his week, instead of writing about a single topic, :i, R- Raw at a sports b
I've decided to babble incoherently about all the P and they had thi
random thoughts I've had lately. These are in- named Muhamn
sights that in no way merit their own column but that something like
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least four other writers do this, but screw them I'm crowd boos and
stealing it. Andrew Meyer flags. Does anyo
Backstreet Boys songs sound way better than they Uncommon Sense is a bad idea?
did five years ago. Seriously, I heard one the other firstname.lastname@example.org I had a great
day, and I had no desire to kill anything. It didn't I'm going to wri
give me headaches; I didn't even mind. Maybe it's eryone on the F
because today's pop is so much worse. I call it "the list and ask for money. $10,000 is like
Ashlee Simpson effect." those guys, so I think if I can amuse on
I think that without toilet paper, civilization would she might just send me a check.
collapse. Think about it. Ever notice that people love to brag
When was the last time you hopped somewhere? Not things they have done? I personally
only is it faster than walking, but it's really fun. Try it about not having showered in eight da
around campus sometime. People may look at you like Somebody has my copy of "Super
you're deranged, but it won't even matter. could get that back, that would be grea
"Don't worry about it" may be the most irritating With Hunter S. Thompson gone, I t
phrase I've ever heard. About four of my friends use it, is the last bastion of gonzo journalism
and it makes me want to claw their eyes out. I asked you What is gonzo? Super-subjective journ
a question; I want an answer, not inane advice. reporter cannot separate fact from hi
Jennifer Connelly is the most underrated hot actress FOX News is gonzo,.
of this generation. She's not in Jessica Alba's category, UF won't let me take Beginning Sp
but she's close. Google her right now and you'll under- I took Spanish in high school, but a
stand. MGF1106, which is like the basic alge
Why do they sell so much insurance on late-night 9th grade. That makes sense.
television? Do they really expect me to buy a life insur- Finally, Mitch Hedberg passed awai
ance plan between [.a.mi'. Guy" and "Futurama?" I just wanted to acknowledge one of tl
I never have heard anyone call World Wrestling comedians I've ever heard
Entertainment the "WWE." It's still the WWF to me, Mitch, you'll be missed.
World Wildlife Fund be damned. Andrew Meyer is a journalism freshman.
Speaking of wrestling, I saw WWF's Monday Night pears on Friday.
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Letters to the Editor
Bill is common sense, not controversial
Editor People are going crazy over Rep.
Dennis Baxley's H-0837 bill regarding aca-
I've read the bill over and over. I've also
read the other statutes surrounding them
index.cfm. I can't understand where the hys-
terical ranting against this bill is coming from.
The bill simply lays out some additions to
existing statutes that outline basic rights for
students and faculty. This bill is as much for
people who work for the university as it is for
the students. What's so wrong with standing
up for academic freedom on both sides?
What's sad is that it has to come to this and
that we have to actually spell out what should
be common sense. Read it line for line and tell
me what's so outrageous about this bill.
Baxley does excellent work for liberals
Editor. Although I have denounced Rep.
Dennis Baxley in past letters to the editor, I fi-
nally have had a change of heart. As a liberal, I
feel it is important for the conservative right to
assist in promoting the liberal cause by show-
ing how ludicrous and dangerous right-wing
politicians can be. Baxley has been doing a
really great job.
Conservatives such as Baxley have decided
to ignore the beliefs of their constituents and
instead attempt to push their antiquated mi-
nority "values" on those trying to adapt to the
times. Republicans continue to push issues
that the majority of Americans disagree with
(see: Terry Schiavo, Social Security privatiza-
tion, denial of rights for same-sex couples,
etc.). Their control can't last too much longer.
I find it laughable that Baxley's so-called
"Academic Freedom Bill of Rights," which
he claims is intended to help and protect
students, has met staunch opposition from
students, including a resolution unanimously
'passed by the Student Senate denouncing
the recently proposed bill. All he's managing
to do with all this controversy is sway votes
away from the right. For that, I thank him.
At least one fraternity deserves praises
Editor: Fraternities often are attacked in-
stead of praised. Hopefully, this will help to
change that. I am the cook at Phi Sigma Kappa'
Fraternity, and I couldn't be more proud of
I also am a therapeutic foster mom of two
boys, who now have a second home here. Not
only are my boys welcomed and included in
basketball games or rounds of pool, but they
even are mentored by the fraternity brothers
while they are here. When I took the job of
cook, I worried about childcare during my
working hours. Instead, the brothers request-
ed I bring my boys to work.
Please put the preconceptions aside and
look for a little more good in the Greek system:
It definitely is here at Phi Sigma Kappa.
Cook, Phi Sigma Kappa
Paper still printing opinions in Opinions
Editor: I'm writing this to highlight to all of
the readers an egregious sin that the Alligator
has committed and continues to commit:
They keep publishing opinions that everyone
doesn't agree with. Thankfully, we've got
bright students at UF who regularly write
in to the paper to demand this stuff not be
published. I agree wholeheartedly every time
a letter comes in calling this or that opinion
"a new low" for the Alligator because it was
published. Some of these rebels even threaten
never to read the paper again. These open-
minded individuals understand that there
really is only one perspective to anything and
rightly want to bury their heads in the sand
like an ostrich when there is even a hint of an
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 7
opinion that differs from their own.
I don't understand how the Alligator gets
away with this stuff. Look at its criticism of
certain individuals in Student Government,
for example. Imagine if The New York Times
had an op-ed piece that criticized the Bush
administration they'd be shut down! And
Andy Marlette? He must think he's some sort
of editorial cartoonist. The nerve.
To help reform this publication and their
strange ideas about freedom of speech, opin-
ion and press, I'd like to suggest the following
things: 1) Encourage more letters to the editor
where the writer doesn't provide an alternate
opinion or rebuttal, but instead just complains
and whines that whatever offended them
should never have been printed in the first
place; 2) Take each issue to President Machen,
Athletic Director Foley and the Student Senate
for approval before distribution to ensure that
there is no chance of anyone being offended; 3)
Distribute custom editions of the paper to each
student based on political ideology, religion,
ethnicity, race, gender and sexual orientation
to ensure that there's no chance of any group
having to read opinions they disagree with.
If the Alligator follows these simple steps,
I think we'll be well on our way to creating a
world-class open forum of student expression
to match the world-class, tolerant and diverse
student body we have here at UF.
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Porn debate discusses virtues of sex and disability
By NEIL HUGHES
S The great porn debate continued at UE on Thursday
:night sort of.
"I think we should all watch midget porn. It's
fun," said Bethany Stevens, president of the Union of
Students with Disabilities.
And with that attentionr-grabbing statement, Stevens
J introduced one of the more controversial speakers to visit
Former porn star Bridget "the Midget" Powerz was the
main attraction at the "Building a DisAbility Movement"
conference in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
S Powerz was one of a number of speakers who dis-
cussed sexuality and disability in a blunt and, at times,
brutally honest fashion.
"I did catch an STD (sexually transmitted disease)
.doing an adult film," Powerz said. "It was, I believe, chla-
mydia. For those of you-not familiar, it is treatable if it's
caught on time.
"I didn't want to die," she added.
Powerz's negative experiences in porn led her to leave
the industry. She remains, however, an adult dancer,
which she said earns her a lot of money-
"My left knee is crooked," she said, referencing her
disability, "so that's why I always wear leg warmers when
I'm on stage dancing."
Powerz said she believesher role,in mainstream films
such as "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" and "SWAT"
have given positive exposure for people with disabilities.
Stevens, who organized the conference, said she
received a great deal of criticism for having a porn star
represent disabled people.
S She remarked that she is comfortable talking about her
sex life, noting that a nude painting of her was featured in
the presentation by artist Sunny Taylor, who also spoke at
"Grow up. Wake up. It's just sex. It's just expression,"
S Sexologist Mitchell Tepper spoke of sex that most
of the media won't discuss sexual activity between
Matt Marriott/ Alligator Staff people with disabilities.
Former porn star Bridget "the Midget" Powerz passed on percep- "People with disabilities have routinely been viewed
as childlike and not interested in sex or sexual behavior,
tions of sex and disability in adult films to a lively audience. as childlike and not interested in sex or sexualbehavior,
UPD auctions off property
* BIDDERS HAVE PURCHASED BICY-
CLES FOR AS LITTLE AS FIVE CENTS.
By ELIZABETH PRANN
Semester's end may not be the time stu-
dents are looking to buy a scooter or bicycle,
but it's probably when they can get one the
University Police will host its end-of-
semester Abandoned Property Auction on
Saturday to find new owners for 13 cars, 12
motor scooters, a 3-year-old Honda motor-
cycle and at least 450 bicycles.
UPD spokesman Joe Sharkey said the event
is a great opportunity to save money on gener-
ally expensive items.
"It's definitely beneficial for students,"
said UPD .spokesman Joe Sharkey, citing an
instance at a previous auction when a bidder
purchased a bicycle for a nickel.
"We've seen people purchase two or three
[bicycles] and then take the parts to create one
good one," he said.
The auction will take place at the Webb
Livestock Pavilion, located on Southwest 16th
Avenue and Shealy Drive. Bidder registration
and property inspection begins at 8 a.m.
UPD holds the event every semester, but
future auctions will be conducted through
an online auction by the University Surplus
Department, making Saturday the last hoorah
for the live event.
"We've seen people purchase two
or three [bicycles] and then take the
parts to create one good one."
.University Police Department spokesman
Sharkey said there tends to be an impres-
sive turnout, but a specific estimate is un-
predictable because of weather and personal
"I've seen as many as a couple hundred
and asfew as 50," he said.
"The more the merrier," he added. "Come
out and get it."
However, he said his agency has never had
to take anything back to storage because the
items always find new owners.
All proceeds from the auction will go to
benefit the Gator Loan Fund, a scholarship
established to provide need-based financial
assistance to UF students.
Matt Marriott/ Alligator Staff
Sexologist Mitchell Tepper brought his insights on
sexuality and persons with disabilities to the table
while his words were projected on a screen for the
nor primary targets for reproduction," Tepper said.
Tepper, who uses a wheelchair, has done research
on people who experience orgasms after spinal-cord
injuries; they are typically perceived not to experience
But the spiritual and emotional pleasures of sex are
just as important as the physical ones, he said.
Immediately after injury, people feel "sexually dev-
astated," he said, but years later, disabled people can
have a healthy sex life.
"Sex is a bonding mechanism that can bring and-
keep people together," he said.
The event's other speakers were radio talk-show
host Greg Smith" and self-described "adrenaline junkie"
and wheelchair daredevil Tyler Deith.
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Club cleans creek
By SKYLER SMITH
The UF Wetlands Club is
looking for a few good volun-
teers to help them clean up a
creek this weekend.
In partnership with the UF
School of Natural Resources
and Environment Council,
members of the Wetlands Club
will spend Saturday morning
from 9 to noon cleaning up
trash along Tumblin' Creek.
"The underlying issue is
water quality," said Jeff Smith,
president of the Wetlands Club,
which actually adopted a por-
tion of the creek.
Smith and dub treasurer Bill
White explained their group
got involved with the creek af-
ter one of their members wrote
a thesis on the impact of dredg-
ing on the creek.
This will be the club's third
cleanup of Tumblin' Creek since
"We've collected over two
tons of trash," White said, in-
cluding everything from old
credit cards to shopping carts.
Smith said this cleanup is
also a convenient way for stu-
dents-to get involved because
-Tumblin' Creek runs so close
to UF's campus and student
The creek begins near
Shands at AGH, flows behind
Sorority Row and eventually
empties into Biven's Arm Lake
west of Southwest 13th Street.
The Wetlands Club will
clean the portion that lets into
Biven's Arm, or the deltTaarea.
"The floodplain serves as a
filter for the large trash," Smith
The SNRE Council will
clean up the section of Tumblin'
Creek near the intersection of
Southwest Depot Avenue and
Southwest Sixth Street.
Fritzi Olson said Gainesville
residents should be concerned
about the creek's health be-
cause its water eventually flows
across Paynes Prairie and into
an aquifer that supplies drink-
ing water to the city.
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* THE COLONNADE HOSTED A BEVY
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By JESSICA RIFFEL
Alligator Contributing Writer
Students were informed of leadership,
internship, research and study-abroad oppor-
tunities at "Gatoropoly: Playing to Win in the
Garfe of Life" on the Reitz Union Colonnade
The Freshmen Leadership Cabinet along
with the Career Resource Center, which also
offered resume critiques, hosted the fair.
The theme of Gatoropoly reflected the
event's goal of equipping students with the
skills they need for future success.
"Life is a game, and you need skills in order
to succeed in any ventures you take on," said
Frantz Duchatellier, Freshmen Leadership
Cabinet assistant director.
The Freshmen Leadership Cabinet of--
fered applications for Student Government
positions to promote leadership. Applications
included positions for 41 cabinet
On directors, a spot in the office of
Campus the assistant treasurer and on a
Career ambassadors and stu-
dent assistants from the CRC offered resume
critiques and information about the services
the center offers.
"It's important that we get out on campus
to reach out to students to help them to un-
derstand the services we offer and to maybe
get them in our office," graduate student Josh
The event was designed to motivate stu-
dents to become more involved on campus
and in the community.
"All students should get involved and
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UF auction has Cajun touch
By LINDSAY TAULBEE
Local and national celebrities
have gotten in touch with their
inner artists to benefit Hospice
of North Central Florida.
About 40 Gator Masks
- decorated by musicians,
politicians, sports figures and
others using glitter, feathers, se-
quins and paint will be sold
through a combination of live,
silent and online auctions dur-
ing Viva! 2005: A Bayou Bash.
Hospice is hosting the
ebration to raise money for its
"We've had really good
turnout from all facets of pub-
lic life," Hospice spokesman
Campus Chef Emeril
Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron,
musician LeAnn Rimes, hu-
mor columnist Dave Barry and
Governor Jeb Bush were a few
of the contributing "artists."
From Gainesville, UF
President Bernie Machen con-
tributed a red-and-gold mask
resembling a Chinese dragon,
and Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan's
gold mask featured sunglasses
and beads. Several UF coaches
and other notables also con-
FSU football coach Bobby
Bowden was one of the first
to send his decorated mask,
"We've been thinking of cre-
ative ways to display the Bobby
Bowden mask," he said.
Though Hospice mailed box-
es of art supplies to the celebri-
Casey Anderson / Alligator Start
This alligator craft,by Bernie and Chris Machen will be auc-
tioned to benefit the Hospice of North Central Florida.
ties along with the blank masks,
many used creative touches of
their own, Friedman said.
An aqua-painted mask
decorated by musician and
Gainesville native Tom Petty
featured guitar picks for teeth,
including several with car-
toon depictions of him from a
The original masks were cre-
ated by Jeff Huber of the Florida
Museum of Natural History.
Bidding will start -at $50 and
increase in $10 increments.
About 300 are expected to
attend the function April 16 in
the Hilton University of Florida
Conference Center at 7 p.m., he
Tickets are ,on sale for
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Cheating reports up
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
The number of reported
academic honesty cases approxi-
mately doubled last academic year
compared to the two years prior.
From Fall 2003 to Summer
2004, about 222 incidents were
reported, in contrast to about 107
during the Fall 2001 academic
year, according to a Student
Affairs Update released recently.
Professors handled 80 percent of
the 528 total cases in the three-
year period,, mostly through
grade penalties, which accounted
for 68 percent of the consequential
actions against violators.
The incidence of violations
peaked in 2003, when half of the
academic-honesty cases from
2001 to 2004 were reported.
That March, UF implemented
a leading plagiarism-detecting
software called Turnitin, which
searches billions of Web pages
and databases to match students'
papers with online content.
The software creates an origi-
nality report that color-codes a
student's paper by -how similar
it is to other work. Professors
can then compare the suspected
segments to the original online
source to decide if the student
Cyrus Williams, director of
Student Judicial Affairs, said aca-
demic honesty cases fluctuate ev-
ery few years, though the Turnmitin
software may have contributed to
UF also sees an influx of viola-
tions at the end of the semester, as
students turn in papers and pre-
pare for exams, said Allison Lane,
Honor Court chancellor.
"Everybody sees that it's a
problem and wants to fix it," she
Starting Monday, the Student
Honor Court is bringing the is-
sue of academic honesty into UF
classrooms with presentations it
hopes will curb plagiarism and
cheating on the eve of exams.
But Williams said this semes-
ter's emphasis on academic hon-
esty, including the campaign to get
students to sign to the Honor Code
and the in-class presentations, is
not a result of that 2003 spike.
Rather, the Dean of Students
Office has chosen to focus on aca-
demic honesty in its-annual Code
of Conduct push.
"It's central to the university,"
Williams said. "We need to make
sure that academic integrity
continues to be an issue that we
discuss and reinforce."
"Everybody sees that it's,
a problem and wants to
Honor Court chancellor
The court created 10-minute
presentations about the conse-.
quences of academic dishonesty
that they will deliver to a class
when a professor invites them.
Lane said she's already re-
ceived "tons" of phone calls and
e-mails from interested profes-
sors, though the offer was only
sent out Thursday.
"We're so excited about it,"
Lane said. "We wanted to start
doing something to make the
Student Honor Court more
known on campus."
The presentations will include
information about the negative
effects of cheating and plagiarism
on students and UF, how students
can avoid accidental plagiarism
and the consequences students
face in violating academic-hon-
Though the presentations
will discourage unethical acts by
drawing analogies to corporate
scandals, they also will address
common, innocent mistakes in
"We're trying to figure out a
way we can inform the students,"
Lane said. "Students are getting
these academic violations and not
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UF joins ESA, NASA black-hole research project
By ADRIENNE SERRA
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF students and researchers
may play a vital role in discovering
some of the greatest mysteries of the
A team in the Department of
Physics is researching components
of the Laser Interferometer Space
Antenna, a joint mission between
the European Space Agency and
NASA to detect gravitational waves
"It's opening a new window to
the universe," said Guido Mueller,
head of UF's LISA research team.
Gravitational waves are caused
by the movement in space of mas-
sive bodies, such as black holes.
Scientists have- been unable to di-
rectly detect these waves from Earth
because of their low frequency, but
LISA may solve this problem.
"If you look at the dynamics of
black holes, black-hole physics is
mathematically an unsolved prob-
lem at this moment," Mueller said.
"Super-massive black holes in the
center of the galaxies are jumping,
crashing into each other, and these
big processes generate'tons of gravi-
tational waves and will tell us a lot
about the space-time curvatures
around these black holes and how
often this happens in the universe.
This is very important if you look
into galaxy formation."
LISA, with a launch date set for
2013, will be composed of three
separate spacecrafts flying in a tri-
angular pattern, with distances of
5 million kilometers between each
one. Gravitational waves will be
measured by changes in the dis-
tances between freely falling objects
inside the spacecrafts.
"Formation flying is one of the
next big things in technology, and
LISA is the first major mission that's
te-sting th -e thLn.-." Mueller said.
The aspect of LISA that UF is
researching is laser interferometry,
a very precise technology that will
measure the distances between the
spacecraft to within 10 picometers,
or half a billionth of an inch.
"It's opening a new window
to the universe."
Head of UF's LISA
"We are at this moment the only
university in the United States that's
involved in the interferometry,"
UF is working with the NASA
field center- Goddard Space
Flight Center and- Jet Propulsion
Laboratory, the University of
Colorado, the Albert Einstein
Institute in Hanover, Germany,
and the University of Glasgow in
the Linited Kingdom on the laser
interferometry and data analysis
One of the technological chal-
lenges of LISA will be analyzing
data collected from lasers, which
will also be carrying informational
signals and frequency noise.
S"We essentially build an experi-.
nwnt dowrntaii. that simulates all
aspects of the LISA interferom-
etry and that would produce data
strt imil hidh are virtually identical
to the data streams we expect in
space," Mueller said.
For students, an average day in
the lab might involve aligning lasers,
working with vacuum chambers,
building electronic components and
"It's a lot of optics, a lot of elec-
tronics, a little bit of vacuum physics
and a little mechanical engineering,"
UF's LISA team includes three
graduate students and five under-
"These types of research projects,
I think, are especially good because
the' graduate students get a feel for
big-scale research," Mueller said. "It
is a little bit different from a little ex-
periment which you do in your own
"It's all kind of cutting-edge
electronics which is pretty interest-
ing," said Ira Thorpe, a graduate
researcher. -"The long-term goal is
to have this as a facility that's basi-
cally as good a representation of the
LISA interferometry that you can do
on the ground and add in as many
of the technical features as we pos-
Interest runs high
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Also, students will be able to use Bright
Futures scholarships to pay for that credit.
Consequently, administrators will make
sure the Israeli schools' courses are beneficial
and legitimate, she said.
Dangers and warnings also will be spelled
out to students, Glover said.
Frazier said she didn't expect a study-
abroad option for this Summer, but the
International Center already has started
working with institutions to prepare for Fall
and Spring semesters.
The program shouldn't have a shortage
of interested students, based on inquiries re-
ceived during the program's hiatus, she said.
"We occasionally get interest in other
countries with travel warnings but nothing
compared to the interest in Israel," she said.
UF Board of Trustees has control over Rock 104
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closely monitored, said Peter-Welptor,
director of syndication for the Lex and
Terry Morning Nenork. mn an e-mail.
When the participant enter- a state
of inebriation that is entertaining."
Welpton added, she is not allo' ed to
consume any more alcohol.
The contestant is required to bring a
female companion, who is not allowed to
drink, and during the program, listeners
are discouraged from driving drunk.
Thousands compete to be on the. show
and multiple interviews are conducted to
determine participants, Welpton wrote.
He called the show "a good educational
tool to demonstrate the effects of alcohol."
Dankneit aid he do,-s not knot' \. hen
or if ith shic'. v. ill air again cn 1VLUF
S'What we are looking at is the le-
galities of the sho.,' Dankner said.-
' basi:caUi. I flunk ihat the la\. is just
concerned it the -how violates an\ FCC
standards. Until \% e knowN the ec entual
outcome, everything is speculati'. "
WRUF is a co:'nimi'iCially licensed
radio station; however, the Cox Radio
contract that includes clearance to air
Lex and Terry broadcasts is controlled by
UF's Board of Trustees.
Dankner said the decision to suspend
was mutual between the trustees, UF
President Bernie Machen and WRUF.
Lisa Hupf, a UF graphic design fresh-
man, does not see what the fuss is about.
"It's all in good fun. It's kind of a silly
entertainment piece," Hupf said:
But she added FCC violations would
be halid ra-ons to suspend the show.
Blair Welsh. co-founder of Women's
Interlocking Network, had a more vitri-
"I think it's just a dear objectification
of women;" she said. "The sheer title of it
is derogatory towards women."
Welpton said he understands that
people may find the title offensive.
"We realize that some people may
find the show's name insensitive and
even offensive," he said. "But after
over two years ... it would be difficult
to change the name of what is how ou.r
most popular feature."
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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005
ONE IN A MILLION!!!
Roommate matching 3/3 from only $429
FREE Cable w/ HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym* tan FREE*Close to UF
Leasing for NOW & FALL*377-2777
Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Long & short term lease
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
HAVE IT ALL AT THE LANDINGS!!
Furnished 3 and 4 bdrm apartment homes
All utilities, internet, 24 hr gym, FREE
Tanning. Roommate Matching Available
Starting at $455/bdrm. 336-3838
ASK ABOUT SUMMER SPECIALS
*** SORORITY ROW AREA ***
Experience the luxury at Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single &
double suites available. Starting at $400/mo
includes everything gym, pool, DSL, elec- -
tric, etc. 337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com .
1BR &'2"IHi ugetfl'oo -'Firi Pri,,lV pai,:.
park at your door. Oasis 377-3149 Furn Avail
3436 SW 42nd Ave & 34th St. $500 & $600/
*Incredible Deal 1/1 in 4/4*
with: internet & cable & elec & water
walking closets, full bath, wash/dry
pool view, gym, FULL furnish
Call for more info 352-258-3542 4-20-60-1
Just Bring Your Clothesl
Furnished 2 & 3 bedrooms from $875
Luxury living with all the perks!
Includes cable, utility packages avail
.All we need is you! 372-8100
1BR/1 BA in4BR/4BA$425 util, cable, alarm,
dsl incl. W/D. On bus rts 9 & 35. Individual
leases. Call 407-620-1555 4-12-25-1
HUGE AFFORDABLE 1, 2 & 3BR
Spiral Staircase Skylight
Pool 2 Tennis Cts
Indvl lease & Utility Pack
Now and Fall 377-7401 4-20-31-1
RELET @ LEXINGTON CROSSING 3/3
1BR/1BA avail at $475/mo, i-net, W/D, pool,
cable TV, gym & tanning bed. Contact 352-
271-2067 or 407-353-8011 Avail from 5/1/05
1.3 Miles from UF! Seeking roommates 3/2
Available: Recently renovated. Furnishing
is optional, wood floors, central AC, washer/
dryer. From $399 305-479-5075 4-11-10-1
1 RM at Pebble Creek Apts. W/D, i-net, pool.
Very quiet, literally on campus. $330/mo,
$100 sec dep. Avail May 1st. Call 850-443-
Clean, quiet, new housing w/fenced yard.
1BR in 3BR/2BA, park in front of house.
Furn, great spacing, close to campus. Long
term lease, $380/mo. Call 386-795-5888
KENSINGTON SOUTH sublease Apr. thru
July 31st. 1BR/1BA in a large 2BR/2.5BA
luxury townhouse. W/D & internet. $350/mo.
Female. 508-435-2267 4-20-11-1
Spacious 3/2 house located on Tower Road
near the Oaks Mall. Looking for responsible
NS female roommate $300 + utils. Lindsey
Apt 4 rent 4 fall 05. Univ Terrace $405/mo
includes-utilites, internet, cable tv. On bus
route, good location, 4BR/4BA, balcony,
quiet, clean. Call Elyse 219-5997 5-24-15-1
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA, Phase II, 3rd Fl.
Asking $350. 352-262-2439. 4-20-10-1
Room for rent call 359-2393
4BR/4BA house near campus
Quiet nice neighborhood
Bike to UF. Bus, laundry, parking.
$350/mo UF student roommates. 4-14-5-1
Uf For Rent
GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St. 2BR/
1BAW/D is optional. Park in front of your apt.
Pet play park. 2 mi to VA/Shands. $525/mo
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $325/mo..
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
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April 12, 2005
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Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $555. Free parking
Open Weekends 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
CAN'T FIND PARKING? BUS FULL?
Studios & 1/1s from $459 at UF
Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residents get FREE parking...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
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Need a Rental Home or Condo?
Need A Tenant?
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* Avail NOW or AUGUSTI
* 1BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
* HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
* Pets Welcome! ** 335-7275
Designated drivers are the greatest,
F For Rent .
*LUXURY 313 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they last
Only 8 left! W/D, pets OK
OSUN BAY APTSO
*Some furnished availed
0 Walk or Bike to Campus 09
1-1 $460/moO*2-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 335-7066. 4-20-71-2
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
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S For Rent
** A PRICE YOU CAN AFFORD!**
* Move in TODAY or AUGUST!
* 1BR $460 2BR $530
* Walk to UF Pets welcome!
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* Open Weekends! 372-7555
SEPARATE FROM THE COMMON PLACE
Luxury 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA
W/D incl. *FREE Cable*Alarm*
24hr. Gym* FREE Tan* Close to UF
Museum Walk 379-9255
Move In Today! SPECIALS!
Ibr $585, 2/2 $680
Alarm, Pool, bball
Love pets! Free UF Parking
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60
second 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
UI For Rent
Now & Fall 1 Big enough for 2!
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
SEEING IS BELIEVING!!!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
FREE 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 Fall372-0400
S ,For Rent
**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)
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/person!
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable witbn HBO*Most Utilities FREE
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of aptlife-
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
Save $$$ and love where you live!!!
- Spacious 1/1, 2/1 or 3/2. Avail Now or Fall
Alarms, pets welcome, free UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit www.SpanishTrace.org
HOUSES AT UF
2 and 3BR from $719
Carport, wood floors, pets ok
Call for appointment 371-7777
For Rent -
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
1BR & 2BR/1 BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher-ceramic tile private nation nets
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100 Historic Neighborhood arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near b
4-20-71-2 WALK TO UF $505 377-1633 4-20-71-2
** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** land 2 BRs from $560
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to Pets ok, wood floor option
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or Another Saturday night without a date? OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777 Classifieds...
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14, ALLIGATOR 0 FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005
SFl or Rent
*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
We are what you're looking for!
2BR/1.5BA TH with W/D for $649!
Alarms, Free UF parking, pets OK
Now leasing for Fall 373-1111
1st MONTH FREE!
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
Tremendous two bed two bath
FREE (F 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.
**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
15,g,1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
D;-counted 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 stdps to class! Studios, 1, 2 & 3BR Avail
Aug. Specials from $489/mo. Lofts wood
firs & more. Some pet friendly! 376-6223
Apartments Available Now
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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
37 8-579 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
Stupendous Studios Steps to UF
From $499 $559
Laundry, pool, pets ok!
Open till 8pm and weekends
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
. -For Bent For Rent I -F6.oRIenit For Rent ,
J unfurriished j unfurnished nJl' unfurnishedU .frnislied '.
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUS!!l
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
111 NW 16th St. #1
DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living.& dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 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.0 $650/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft ** $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 0 376-2507
** 3BR/4BR LIKE A HOUSE **
Huge townhouse, fireplace,
W/D hook-ups, patio,
New carpet & tile, fitness & basketball
high speed wireless internet
3BR/2.5BA only $850
4BR/3BA only $1099
Close to UF in SW
All the space you need only $1050
Pool*Hot Tub* Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
W/D*Cable with HBO*Extra Storage
'The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
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 WID,
Direct Campus Access,
Pool, Fitness Center!
Open M-F 8:30 5:30, Sat 11-4
Pebble Creek Apts 376-9607
.BIKE TO HANDS & VET SCHOOL
*Spacious studio, washer/dryer, Fenced
yard, lawn svc, $450/rent
* 3BRP 2BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
"fenced yard, lawn svc, $1000/rent
* 4BR 3BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, $1400/rent 3811 SW 20th
CarlTurlington 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 Near UF $500/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*
Living it upl! 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 LIFETIME!!!
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
*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
*Sorority Row Area*
Cute 2EP/ilB b;ck duole behind orrmanr,
Hall. $6. ,n'mo ;75,.9256 -4-0.0.2
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
1BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
Progressive thinkers preferred. View at:
,'W pie33r.zl-i eel nel -4-20-31-2
Avail -or C. u. ren an- 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 *
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 pc6h, 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 flrs, 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 Pr'opr,,n,
2BR/1BA apt mins from campus, Shands.
35% off for summer only lease. Spacious,
repainted;, new carpets & new appliances
Beautiful backyard. $950/mo. Call r.iOry,
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, 1 BR/1 BA
$395-$415, 2BR/2.5BA $725, 2BR/1BA
$700. Sec dep, NS, no pets. Contact-
email@example.com or Iv nissg 352-870-
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 rent! 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-
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
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 serve.
Gated! Going fast. Call now 271-3131 4-
** 2BR 2.5 BA **
Brighton Park Condo
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.
INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOWAND FALL SEASON
Convenient UF access
$325 to $575
Action Real .Estate Services
ROCKWOOD VILLAS avail Aug 1, 2005.
3BR/3BA townhouse. Inct 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 ,
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'Brandywine large 2BR/2BA partially furn, sec
sys, NS, No pets $650/mo Lease required
386-330-5274, 352-373-3418 4-8-10-2
AUGUST RENT FREE'
Bring your deposit by April 16
Large 2BR, Close to UF & SFCC
Short term leases Avail.
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
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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-per-
son. 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
* Oakbrook near Arby's on SW 16th Ave.
2Br/1 BA spacious porch./living.room. $900$.
* Biven's Arm on 13th 1 BR/1 BA $600$.
Call 386-365-7105 or 365-7822 email: un-
* HOUSES 0 359-2000
2BR 1 BA $595 1953 NW 31st PI.
2BR 1 BA $595 431 SE 7th St.
Available Summer & Fall
Studios & 1 BRs $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 & 1BR avail. 306 NE 6th
St. $400-500/mo. Call 379-4952 4-20-14-2
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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-
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 Rush. 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 W/D,
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 wkendsl
2BR/2.5BA luxury townhouse, 1200 sq ft, big
bedrms, 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
DUCKPOND historic home, 3 big BR, 3BA,
wood floors, W/D, greenhouse, 2,500 sq ft,
$1350 + util, 15 min bike ride to UF, 820 NE
5th Ave. 335-8874 4-8-4-2
Ask About Our Move-In
Specials & Giveaways
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
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Specials & Giveaways
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
1 BR/1 BA Loft $513/mo. Bridgelight complex
avail May 1, No deposit, just move in.
Option to stay after August, sign new lease
at same rate. 813-679-0053 4-14-8-2
CONVENIENT NW 3BR HOME Close to
everything. Updated w/new appliances.
1400 sq ft, W/D hk-ups. Quiet. $850/mo.
Available now. 820 NW 29th PI. Call 214-
*1 BLOCK TO UF*
Avail July or Aug 1st. 2BR/2.5BA town-
house, W/D, DW, monitored sec sys. Pets
ok. $925/mo. Call Todd 472-1286 4-11-5-2
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2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM
1BR duplex $575
1 BR, fireplace $490
2BR, pool $500
Call 335-4790 or 514-1913 4-12-5-2
4BR/2BA DUCKPOND HOME Wood floors,
spacious, quiet. $1050/mo 714 NE 12th Ave.,
Call Jeffrey at 246-5801 4-20-11-2,
Beautiful Hisoric Home, wood floors,
high ceilings, 3-4 BR/2BA, large fenced
yard $1400/mo ($1250/mo for 2 yr lease)
Downtown location near UF. Avail May 1st.
Call Tom at 262-6423 4-20-11-2
2BR townhouse; 7209 SW 45th PI. $500/
mo, $500 sec dep. No pets. 386-462-0994
2BR/1.5BA Condo in Casablanca East.
Newly remodeled w/tile floors, W/D incl, pool,
quiet area, on bus rt, close to UF/Shands, no
pets, $800/mo. Avail May 16th. 352-246-
*VERY NEAR UF*
* 3BR/1BA, $760 0 1BR/1BA, $460 Lg
1 BR $500 Call 377-2930 4-12-5-2
1BR w/pvt. Gated courtyard. Small quiet
complex located at 3320 SW23rd St. Starting
@ $385/mo. Pets arranged. Call 377-2150.
Please leave a message. 4-20-11-2
MOVE IN SPECIAL 2BR/2BA Pinetree
Gardens. 2 MONTHS FREE RENT. Move
in Aug '05. Pets allowed. Call 377-9362
3BR/3BA newer home. Cathedral ceilings,
fenced yard, cldse to UF/Shands, W/D,.lawn
svc & pest cont ind. Part furn avail. $1300/
mo. Grad students pref. Avail June 1st. Call
Looking for an Apartment???
THE LEASING CONNECTION
1608 NW 1st Avenue
Located right behind The Florida Book Store
Plenty of FREE PARKING
FREE Apartment and Housing
Call 352-376-4493 or visit
5BR/3BA house with large bedrooms.
Located off SW 34th Street within 1 mile
of Butler Plaza. On RTS Route 12. Biking
distance to UF. $1995 monthly. See
www.bellaproperties.net for more. 4-20-10-2
7 biks from UF. Very nice 1BR/1BA efficiency
apartment. Big BA, large laundry room, W/D
incl & kitchen. $650/mo. Incl all utils, cable
& DSL. Nice fenced backyard. Call Jed 352-
3BR/2BA TRIPLEX avail for August 2 blks
from campus. Walk to class. Plenty of park-
ing. $1500/mo. 376-1111 4-20-10-2
In gated Plantation Oaks 2BR/2BA 2 car
garage, screened-in porch. Many luxury &
energy-saving features $800/mo 386-462-
2BR/1BA HOUSE for rent. Walk to the Law
school. W/D, Plenty of parking. Call 352-376-
5 MIN TO SHANDS OR UF
Luxurious 2BR/2.5BA in secluded location.
Only 5 yrs old & newly redecorated. W/D,
DW, alarm, pbol. Avail Aug.,N/S. $825/mo
1BR/1BA Walk to .Shands. Frederick
Gardens. $460/mo Avail July. Must sign year
lease. Pool, W/D facility, quiet area, electric
extra. 352-870-1784 4-13-5-2
Great Homes, Close to UF.
3311 NW 30th Ave $1050/month
1614 NW 21 st AVe $1000/month
2006 NW 35th St $1350/month
4430 NW 16th PI $1425/month
Drive by and call 495-9085
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com 7-21-30-2
Excellent Single Family Houses
Close to UF
Call Mike 352-665-7316 4-20-9-2
Townhouse 2BR/1.5BA. Fenced yard, W/D
hkups, pets ok. Rent $595/mo. 3935 SW
26th Terr. Call 371-3473, Iv mssg. 4-20-9-2
Take over lease on 2BR/2BA apt. Quiet
upstairs on SW 13th at Boardwalk. Laundry,
pool, tennis. Avail 05/2005. Rent $600/mo
plus utilities. 4-14-5-2
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Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas..Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
WALK TO CLASS! $250/mo
Now til Aug. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
Bid on a sublease, call 866-837-1309 or visit
EMERGENCY SUMMER SUBLEASE
2BR/2.5BA townhouse 2 blocks to UF. May -
Aug $900/mo OBO 352-266-8475 4-20-13-3
1BR/1BA w/W/D hkups, avail 4/29/26895
$525/mo, located in quiet condominium
community of Rustic Springs. 1923 NW 23rd
Blvd, Apt #122. Josh 317-8776 4-13-20-3
Campus Club summer sublease: 1 F in 3BR.
$375/mo includes all utilities, cable, ethernet,
maid service, 1st stop on bus 12. Option to
renew. Call 954-559-8470 ASAP 4-13-19-3
Now/Summer sublease 1/1 in 4/4 utilities +
wash/dry + ethernet + cable + full furnish +
pool view = DARN GREAT DEAL
ONLY $375/month 352-258-3542 4-20-24-3
S*SWALK TO CLASSOOO
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!! Everything included. 786-
2BR sublet avail anytime in April @ The
Exchange.Call Hillary @ 407-928-1315
**Call for move-in incentives!**
1 BR/1 BA in 2BR/2BA apt avail May ist Aug
10th at Melrose Apts W/D, utils, ethernet --
cable incliri rent. Fully furn.-Call Korinne at
Campus Lodge apts. POOLSIDE 1/1 in 2/2
other room vacant. May-Aug. w/option tme-.
new. $450/mo furnished, all utils + internet,
W/D, Call 352-871-3117 4-20-21-3
HUGE ROOM FOR SUBLEASE 1 BR 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 4-20-20-3
Continued on next page.
2BR/2BA home for July
Cent H/AC, W/D, wd floors, den,
sunporch, patio, pet considered
$840/mo. Bike to UF 352-336-6116 5-12-
Houses for Aug in quiet areas. Cute clean 2
& 3BR homes. Cent H/AC, W/D, wood/tile
floors, $650 to $960/mo. Bike to UF 352-
3BR/2BA HOUSE. Fenced backyard, ~ 1900
sq ft, close to campus. Hdwd flors, W/D hk
ups, Avail June 15th. $1300/mo. Call 332-
16, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, APRIL 8,2005
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Summer sublease 1BR 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 813-624-29464-12-13-3
**The Exchange $350/mo*
Rent May-Aug Price NEG. Pool view, furn &
utils incl, female, 1 BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Call
Sutnmer sublease available WINDSOR
HALL 2 blocks from campus. 1BR suite $600
utils incl. Laundry room, swimming pool, ca-
ble, ethernet. Call 516-650-4037 5-24-24-3
Summer sublease avail 5/6-7/31. 2BR/1BA,
$450/mo, furn/unfurn, free cable/hs internet,
walk to UF, live alone or w/someone. Call
Stephanie 804-512-3913 4-8-10-3
1 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 SUMME' SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 UTIL
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt.
Call PK 954-682-5979
or call 904-705-1689 4-8-9-3
Reduced $450 @ The Exchange
Furnished 1BR/1BA in 2/2
Kitchen, living room, porch, W/D,
Female please. 772-473-0560. 4-12-10-3
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
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
Sublease SPYGLASS apt May to July 31.
1 BR/1 BA in 2 BR/2 BA apt. $450/mo OBO
everything incl. Fun roommate. Call Katie S.
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
$250/mo 1BR avail in 2BR townhouse
in Miill Run for summer. W/D, wireless
internet, fully furnished. Pets allowed.
Lexington May thru Aug sublease 1BR/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,
fum, 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 pr
4D SECOND WALK TO UF
Looking Glass Apts. Summer sublease
$400/mo negotiable. Drew 561-339-1219
2BR/2BA Oxford Manor $363 each.
Negotiable. W/D, pool, weight room, tanning,-
3 bus rts, furniture avail. Call 239-671-3148
SUBLEASE 4/14-8/14, 2BR/2.5BA. Many
a ienities inc. W/D, $649/mo Call 332-5344
Summer Sublease May July 31. Furn 1BR/
1BA in 3BR/3BA at Hidden Lake. $510/mo
incl W/D, ethernet, gym, pool, tanning 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. $299/
mo fully furnished, ethernet, utilities, cable
included. Rent neg. Call 727-433-1607 4-
DOWNTOWN sublease May/June/July
Arlington Sq. w/pool 1 min to clubs
1BR w/bath in 3BR townhouse
Other roommates away for summer
Now ONLY $299/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
1BR apt avail May July. 5 mir 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-
cluded 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 immediately $400. Call 917-
Summer sublease at Hidden Lake. 1 of 2BR/
2BA. Call Jessica @ 863-860-7270 for more
Very cheap rent. Huge house 2 biks 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 + uiti & 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
May to Aug. $380 is all you pay! Util, wire-
less, furn incl. Free tanning, pool, hottub,
fitness center, comp lab, tennis, bus route
WALK TO CLASS 1BR/1BA next to pool
& laundry, walk-in closet, outdoor patio,
COLLEGE PARK $500/mo. Call Derek 352-
219-9073, email@example.com 4-11-5-3
Female only roommate for summer sub-
lease. 1.5 mi from UF, Hidden Lake Apt
1BR/1BA spacious, W/D incl. Pets allowed.
For more info. Call Meaghan 352-745-2377
University Glades Sublease!! SUMMER:
May Aug. Price neg. BR w/personal bath
in 3/3 apt. Inci all util. Furniture avail. Call
LIVE WITH YOUR FRIENDSIII
ALL rooms in furnished 3/3 townhouse
Huge bedrooms/closets, 2 balconies,
free tan/cable, courts, pool, gated -
May August, $1170/mo 727-743-7240
Sublease room May July 31st. The Laurels.
$265/mo + 1/3 utils'& cable. Call Megan 321-
$225/mo, SUMMER SUBLEASE + 1/3 utils,
in 3BR/2BA, Aspen Ridge Apt. Please call
CAMPUS LODGE APT for sublease May
to Aug only $350/mo (regular $510/mo) incl
everything from furn to elec. Pvt BA, vaulted
ceilings, poolside. Many upgrades. Call Nick
954-663-1530 4-11-5-3 .
SUMMER SUBLEASE 2 rooms @ University
Commons 4/2 apt. $385/mo each. Incl util &
cable. Avail now Aug. Call 954-895-0884 or
904-377-9346 CLOSE TO UF. 4-11-5-3
May-July 4BR/4BA, 1 room open, furnished,
utilities paid, washer/dryer, dishwasher, bus rt
12/35, internet. $290 negotiable 246-4330
ARLINGTON SQUARE $200/mo
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA townhome. 1/2 util,
cable, internet. May 1 thur July 31. 352-514-
$250mo + utils for 1 BR in 3BR/2BA w W/D in
Rocky Point. Call 772-285-3472 4-12-5-3
Museum Walk Apt for Summer 1/1 in 2/2
townhouse near campus. Fast bus rt, pvt
balcony, walk-in closet, furn. W/D, pets ok.
$380/mo + utils. Call 239-229-7218 4-12-5-3-
$450. Female roommate for a sublease May
- July 31st at Hidden Lake. Includes ALL
utilities, cable, internet. Furnished, washer-
dryer. Contact Leanna at 585-802-1548
1BR/1BA luxury apt. Sublease. until end of
summer. Cathedral ceilings, W/D, balcony,
etc. Call for price. 786-402-1175 or rdboyri
Available immediately. 1BR/1BR in 3BR
house. Close to campus. W/D, great room-
mate. $0 down, $340/mo. negotiable. Call
Tim. 727-642-0136.. 4-20-11-3
1bdrm available in 3 bdrom starting May. No
roommates. Unfurnished room, furnished
apt. Must be clean. $310/mo for 3 mos. Call
Cristy 305-586-8570 4-12-5-3
Spyglass sublease avail May-July 31. 1BR/
1BA fully furnished, all utilities included.
$750/mo neg kep sec dep. Call 352-377-
7563 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-20-11-3
Laurels sublease! May 1 -Aug 7. Huge 1BR/
1BA in a 3/3 T/H. Private balcony, walk-in
closet gym, tanning bed, gated community.
All furniture for sale! Call 378-9597. 4-12-5-3
*DUCKPOND* Sublease May & June.
Huge room in historic Victorian home. $315/
mo, 3 blocks from downtown. 377-2373
University Commons Apts. Need male or fe-
male to move into complex. April 20 -August
20. Please call 352-514-2326 4-12-5-3
APRIL RENT FREE
Fully furn 1BR/1BA at Melrose Student
Suites. Avail now Aug 15 (Aug Rent Free)
$350/mo. Call John 813-758-2471 4-12-5-3
Campus Lodge Apts. Furn pvt BR/BA $350/
mo May Aug w/option to renew. Incl every-
thing + internet + W/D. Near UF. Call Kelly
Sublease @ The Exchange 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BAAvail May thru Aug. Price reduction
$350/mo OBO. Fully fuirnished, utils incl.
Call Tiffany 352-303-6130 4-12-5-3
Sublease @ The Exchange 1BR/1BA in
2BR/2BA. Avail May thru Aug. Price reduc-
tion $350/mo OBO. Fully furnished utils incl .
Call Edward 352-256-1890 4-12-5-3
1 BR/1 BA apt, 620 sq ft, private courtyard,
W/D avail, May-Aug at Oak Glade. Quiet
street; bus to campus, can renew. Tucked
away off SW 34th St. Call Ryan 284-1882
SUMMER SUBLEASE @ GAINESVILLE
PLACE 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Fully furn, all
util incl, + monthly maid svc. May-Aug. $350/
mo MUST RENT. Call Stacy @352-219-2636
or TAP82@aol.com 4-12-5-3
Avail now-Aug 10. Melrose sublet. F room-
mate for 1pvt BR w/Pvt BA in 2BR apt.
kitchen, balcony, W/D, e-net, pol. Close to
UF on bus rte., 10 min to SFCC. $509/mo
- negotiable. 734-677-6044 4-12-5-3
$430/month includes everything
Stay April .25th August 24
Pay ONLY 3 months
Call Alison 772-696-1519 4-13-5-3
**WALK TO CLASS**
Summer sublease @ Courtyards. 1BR
in 4BR townhouse. May-Aug. $325/mo.
NEGOTIABLE. Call Maggie 352-264-7847
HOT lease 4 a cool price!
Only $325/mo. (util incl) for fully furn 1BR/
1BA w/ W/D, dig cable (hbo+), hi spd inter-
net, pool, ground floor loc. 2 RTS (covered).
Great 2/2 in a 4/4 apt. in GAINESVILLE
PLACE $380/mo. May Aug. Furn, every-
thing included. Great location near campus.
Pool, gym, sports. Call 315-857-7814. or
(5/1 8/6) 3+ spaces available .
Sorority Row $300/mo includes:
Downtown Arlington Square 1BR/1BA in
a 3BR townhome. Sublease May-1/2 of
Aug. W/D & pool incl Next to Starbucks"
& Hippodrome. $400/mo + 1/3 utils.
NEGOTIABLE. Call 352-262-1687 4-20-
$300/mo summer sublease, Countryside
Apts 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA, furn, all utils incl.
Huge BR in 3BR/2BA apt. May-July $300 +
1/3 util. Negotiable. It's a must see! Call Mark
Great Summer Sublease! 3BR/3BA in gor-
geous Hidden Lake. Min from UF, pool, gym,
TV in kitchen, fully furnished. $325/OBO.
371-6542 for more info. 4-13-5-3
2/2 Downtown- Arlington Square Sublet
Anytime May July 31. Reduced rent only
$761. No deposit. Cent A/C, big rooms,
dishwasher, pool, laundry rm. Call 256-4207
CAMPUS CLUB 1BR w/shared bath $425
+ August free, female. roommate asap,
furnished, all utilities, maid, cable, internet,
clean & quiet, no fees, call Julie 786-301-
LIVE WITH YOUR FRIENDS
Summer sublease 3BR/3BA apt. w/ pool,
W/D, util incl. Avail May Aug. Furnished!
Rent neg. Call 843-290-5853 (bus route to
College Manor studio available May 1 thru
Aug 14. 1 -block from campus. It includes
all util, except cable/phone. $459/mo. Call
Gabriel at 786-200-4902 4-13-5-3
1BR/1BA in NW avail 5/2 $440/mo for 3
mo sublease w/option to rent after. Large
kitchen, walk downtown, pleasant area, front
porch w/swing, on & off street park. 337-
Summer sublease in 4BR/2BA apt. $335/
mo negotiable. Furnished, incl cable, DSL
optional. On 5 bus routes. Call 870-4638
Large 1 BR/1 BA in Oxford Manor. Price nego-
tiable 1 1/2 mi from UF. Private gym. 2 pools.
Excellent management. Call 373-0803. Ask
for Lauren or Aimee 4-20-9-3
Apt for sublease 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA.
Spyglass, 701 SW 62nd Blvd. Fully fuirn
$450/mo utils paid. Avail May thru July. W/D
incl. Call 813-892-6872 4-14-5-3
Royal Village 2 blocks from campus, 1 BR in
3BR/2BA, all'amenities incl. Call 813-956-
SUMMER SUBLEASE at University Club.
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA apt. $360/mo, incl utils,
cable, ethernet, turn, W/D & more. Call 786-
Sublet 1BR/1BA in a 3BR furn apt. Summer
A & B @ The Exchange $480/mo. Call days
813-245-3259, eves 813-818-9398 4-20-9-3
Large BR in adoreable 2BR house 5 blocks
behind Swamp! $425/mo utils inc. Avail May
thru Aug. email@example.com, 407-625-8990
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BAapt. Sterling Univeristy
Glads. Fully furn, utils incl. $415/mo. Avail
May thur July. Call 954-294-6379 4-13-4-3
SPANISH TRACE 1BR Avail May July.
Furnished or unfurnished. Rent Negotiable.
**1 MONTH FREE 3BR/3BA**
Avail May thru Aug, w/opt to renew.-$352/mo
ea. W/D, vaulted ceiling, bus rt & more.
Stoneridge Apts. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-20-
1 BR/1 BA LOFT TOWNHOUSE
May 1st thru July 31st. $450/mo. Pool, alarm,
pets ok. Near UF, VA & Shands. 3 bus rts.
Call 352-262-8558, email@example.com 4-
1BR/IBA apt at GAINESVILLE PLACE
.Avail May Aug. Will give BARGAIN RATE.
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA utilities incl also cable
& highspeed internet avail, by May 1st at
Cambridge at Gainesville. $435 or neg. May
- August. Washer/Dryer incl. 786-385-8186
1BR apt sublease May 1st (negotiable) thru
July 30. Roof access, across from campus
$469/mo (negotiable). You keep $250 sec
dep. Call 214-3599 4-12-3-3
Sublet May July. 2.rms avail in NE Gville
house. $250 + 1/3 bills. Rent 1 or both. Bkyd
w/picnic table, grill & firepit. Cable & wire-
less. W/D. Easy bike to UF. Fum/unfurn opt.
Isadora 682-1112, Chris 281-5270 4-12-3-3
Furn 1/1 of unocc 3/3 CAMPUS LODGE
now-Aug. Enet, pool,, gym, W/D, cable, wa-
ter, basic elec indl. Renew opt w/choice of
roommates poss. $514 reduced to $450/mo!
Hurry! 772-231-4609, firstname.lastname@example.org
SRoommates ^ j
-Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Resposible. 60 second walk
to UF. Old house charm with all amenities.
Avail-Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv mes-
sage. Private Owner-4-20-71-4
Female roommates wanted brand new 2100
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
UF. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
incl $525/mo.Avail Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
395-7462 or 941-780-3526 4-20-71-4
Sublets and Rooms Available
All.Florida Areas; All Major Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-4
M/F NS Grad student/professional wanted to
rent furn room in gorgeous new house 1.5 mi
to Shands.- Kitchen; LR, laundry $425+ util"e
336-5450 or 954-646-1341 4-20-71-4
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
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2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave by Credit Union/
Norman Hall/hospital/buses for city/UF.
Laundry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 + half
util. Quiet/considerate F/M? Call 337-9746
Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th & University, $300 + split util, sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact.email@example.com or
leave message at 352-870-7256 4-20-28-4-
4BR/4BA Univ Terr W Condo -Immed Occ
- Room rental basis Perfect for sutednts
with or'without roommates! $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 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/
3BA, Washer and dryer, high spd internet,
$308/mo + util. Females only, please call
Lauren @ 352-799-3726 Iv message. 4-
Live in luxury above Starbucks & Dragonfly
Sushi. Room w/pvt bath avail mins from UF,
Shands, etc. Spacious luxury house. Hard
wood floors throughout., new appliances.
$449/mo. Call Anthony Vargas 337-1330
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-
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
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
*SUMMER SPECIAL $275/mo*
Female(s) for 1-2 BR in 3/2 house near UF,
Shands & VA. Pets ok, furn opt. Avail now.
Jennifer 371-6228 please leave message.
2M roommates needed for 3BR Millpond
twnhs fully fum; 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
$350/mo + 1/3 utils. 2BR/2BA avail in 3BR/
3BA townhouse. Wood floors, washer/dryer,
high-speed internet. Call Colleen 954-857-
2 Female Roommates in 4/2 house in quiet
NW neighborhood large yard, sunroom.
NS/drug. Must be clean and responsible
$400 + 1/4 util. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Female 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
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 4-20-16-4
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 email@example.com
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-
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-
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, fire-
place, hi-spd DSL internet,- cable TV, W/D,
cent A/C, Ig yard, cats welcome. $340 + utils.
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-
M/F roommate for 2 rooms in 3/2 house
$450/mo everything included, W/D', cable.
internet, completely furnished. Call Jen at
2 ROOMS OPEN ap. $85/p/S. small apt. one
person or 2 $85 p/w one $100. For 2. All full
cable W/M. 2 miles out Hawthorn Rd. For
details pager 202-7074 or Mess. #376-0384
5 BLOCKS TO UF
Own BR/BA in 2BR townhouse. $375/mo +
1/2 utils. W/D, hi-spd internet, M or F. Avail
May 1. 305-962-6102 4-20-11-4
10 MIN WALK TO CAMPUS
M/F undergrad to share spacious 2BR/2BA
on Archer Rd. Clubhouse, pool $300 + 1/2
utils. Avail May. Call Peter 352-871-0471
Female Roommate Wanted
MILL RUN Condo SW 20th
Available May 5th, 2BR/2.5 BA,
on Bus Route, Washer & Dryer,
Newly Renovated, Prefer upperclassmen/
grad students. $450 inci utils 904-268-3249
2/2 avail in beautiful large house located in
quiet neighborhood. Avail for the summer
* beginning May 1. Call 352-246-4519 or 352-
376-4421. N/S, neat, preferred. 6-2-19-4
2 Ig BRs in pvt hm w/2 UF students, (M,F) 10
min to Shands & UF. $450/mo (incl $50/mo
twds utils). W/D, pool & tennis, DSL, cable.
No pets. NS, avail after 7/1 &/or 8/15. Call
Females for all rooms in beautiful fully furn
Univ Terr 4BR/4BA Walk-in closets. Great
location 2 bus rts. 1 year lease. $425/mo
incl utils, wireless internet,, W/D. Bring your
friends & call 954-592-0521 4-12-5-4
Female wanted for 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA
starting May. Furnished, W/D, wireless high
spd internet, pool. $450/mo. Util incl. 352-
M or F to share house for summer and/or fall.
Move in ASAP. Furnished, includes all ame-
nities. 2 mi to UF. $500/mo incl everything.
Female for own BR in nice 3BR house off
NW. 8th Ave, 3 mi-from UF on bus rte. Tile/
hardwood, fenced yard, $300/mo + 1/3 GRU
& HS Internet digital cable, avail May 1,
Room avail now in 3/2 house by lake &
woods. Cent AC, W/D, Ig. yard, artspace,
dsl, gr8 kitchen, pets. We seek. easy-going
roomie $300/mo + shared biills., sec dep.
F vet student seeking F, NS for brand new
fully fum 2BR/2BA home. Avail immed.
Optional renewal for fall. $425/mo + 1/2
utils. Call 561-707-1503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
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538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5
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The Flavor of New Orleans comes to cam-
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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURCHASING
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Existing condos & luxury condos near UF
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1BR/1BA LOFT CONDO
ELEGANT BOHEMIAN STYLE. Interior fea-
tures a customized kitchen, bath & balcony,
convt to UF, Shands, VA & mall. Amp. pking.
$73,800 352-222-2942 photos.yahoo.com/
-Townhouse 3BR/2BA. Close to UF. On bus
rt. Quiet location. Dish/W, W/D, tile kitchen,
living/dining area. Fenced backyard. Pool.
$140,000 352-284-6154 4-20-26-5
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FOR SALE OR RENT TO OWN GET
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/
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stucco, fireplace, $2150/mo + down. Owner
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LAKE VIEW BARGAIN $29,900. Free boat
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Guadalupe Riverfront! Spectacular wide
riverfronts on "Prime" Texas Hill Country
location. 10-32 acres w/ lots of water front-
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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. 352-372-858%A,.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
BedsOFull mattress & boxspring sets
$49OQn sets.$89OSingle sets $39OKing
sets $990From estate sale: Safe, pine
bunk bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6
4-PIECE BEDROOM SET
Includes: bed, dresser w/attached mirror,
nightstand armoire. Sacrifice at $325 OBO.
419-799-9181 Eric 4-14-12-6
SALE! 2 black couches, matching coffee
table, huge black & brown desk, 2 extra-long
twin size beds, brand new W/D. Prices nego-
tiable. Call 954-540-0344 4-20-9-6
U I Computers -
OTA+ h tr .
W&- Mkb Ho&Vu CA&4
Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
M/F Cert MCSE technicians. .333-8404.
*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
3 s 003 to $400 s. Limited number available,
call now before they're gone. (800)609-7042
x 110o. 4-8-1-5
S..: Computu/lIntemel 352.219.2980
BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil-
low-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new,
still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-372-
7490 will deliver. 4-20-71-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA& LOVESEAT
Brand new still, packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can' deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-20-71-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$230. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
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ext M974 4-20-31-8
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cludes standard installation. 2 MONTHS
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In thwimarket 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
RED ROAD BIKE $175 OBO
Late 80's, Panasonic, 51cm, ex cond, dx-
1000, w/Shimano components, cro-mo fits
5'4" to 5'9". Recent tune-up. Please call Nick
(2 For Sale
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
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supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
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Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
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554'alon Saltwater Fish Tank
with Stand and Canopy
120lbs of Fiji and Tonga live rock
Must sell $750 OBO
Please contact 904-742-1700 to see 4-12-
PA SYSTEM. Peavy XR 684F w/2 Fender
11.5 XP cabinets, 2 speaker stands, cables,
and compressor. $1000/OBO. Call Shawn
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M 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds] 01
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HIRING KITCHEN STAFF & DRIVERS.
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@ California Chicken Grill 2124 SW 34th St
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All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
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Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
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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.
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Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
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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
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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
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pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 4-12-20-14
College Credit Possible $672/wk
888-362-2635 ext 251 for more info. 4-20-
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 Place 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 NW4th 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
Customer Service rep wanted.
MS Office Experience required.
Permanent Full-Time Position.
Contact: Jackson Industries,
4001 Newberry Rd, E4, Gvl or
Spend your summer making a difference in
the lives of underprivileged boys and girls
ages 10-15. Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Camping Services is hiring full-time and
temporary staff for summer camp and mo-
bile day camp programs. Activities include
canoeing, arts & crafts, bikes, horseback rid-
ing, archery, team sports, high and low ropes
course, and skits. Employment dates May
21 August 5. Pre-camp training includes
First Aid, CPR, Lifeguard, and NCI. We will
be at UF conducting interviews on March 8,
30 and April 11th. Call Mike Brannan at 352-
447-2259 for more information. EOE/DFWP
Girl Scout Camp hiring counselors, life-
guards, nurses, boating instructor, arts/crafts
director, equestrian staff. Min age 18. Salary
+ meals & housing. 8 wks, 5/30 7/23.
Call 800-347-2688 or email
email@example.com. EOE 4-18-
TOP BOYS SPORTS CAMP IN MAINE!
PLAY & COACH SPORTS HAVE
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN OVER 15
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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
01.Help Wanited Help Wanted I Help WanitedW
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 4-8-14-14 .
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 bar-
tenders, beertub, security, cashiers & pro-
moters. If you are out-going & want to work
in a fun environment, please send picture &
resume to email@example.com 4-8-13-14
Sky Nite Club is looking for students that are
seeking internships in advertising & mar-
keting. Gain valuable experience interning
w/Gainesvill's #1 night club. Send a resume
.to firstname.lastname@example.org 4-8-13-14
Dancers Needed for Adult Entertainment Co
Great Pay & Flexible Hours. Call 335-3875
Hiring KITCHEN STAFF. Apply between 2 &
4 pm, Mon Fri, CALICO JACKS 3501 SW
2nd Ave. Creekside Mall. 4-20-20-14
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. 4-20-
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
The City of Gainesville's
Recreation & parks
Department is looking for
summer camp counselors,
lifeguards, swim instructors
and pool attendants. Please
apply online at
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 CentralFlorida. Apply in person at
5201 NW 34th St. Gainesville, Fl 32605.
Interviews begin immediately, so apply
Now accepting applications for Resident
Assistant and apprentice Resident Assistant
positions for the SUMMER 2005 Semester.
Applications are available from Kathy Smith
in the Department of Housing and Residence
Eductaion Office, and are due by 4:00pm on
Monday, April 18, 2005. For further informa-
tion contact Kathy Smith at 392-2171 ext
Experience a plus. Enthusiastic, energetic.
PT position avail at University Commons.
Apply in person or call 377-6700 4-12-10-14
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 ca-
shiering and customer service experience
are preferred. This position requires avail-
ability during the following times: Monday,
April 11th through Friday April 15th for train-
ing; Saturday, April 16th through Sunday,
May 1st for textbook 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, com-
plete an application and ask for Carolynne
between the hours 2pm-5pm Monday
through Friday. Please do not drop off ap-
plications during times not specified includ-
ing weekends.Equal Opportunity Employer
AmeriCorps: Make a Differencel! 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
AmedriCorpsVolunteers@yahoo.com or call
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:
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
TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, especially mi-
norities, between the ages of 16 and 21 to be
paid photography models. Your photographs
could appear in our educational publications,
which are distributed to schools nationwide.
Need to be available immediately for current
projects. Parent or Guardian must accom-
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Log on to www.studentaware.com/
models.htm for more information or call
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
PART TIME WORK
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Now hiring COOKS & CASHIERS Archer Rd
Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, cre-
ative & enthusiastic individuals with a love.
for children to staff its summer day camp
program. Positions in the camp are available
in our preschool day camp, our kindergarten
day camp, and our elementary school age
day camp. Individuals for the day camp
should be available to work daily from June 6
- July 29. Interested applicants should submit
a resume to Jeff Malloy, Oak Hall School via
email @ email@example.com by'4/13/05.
Interview information regarding mandatory
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available $938 per week possible. Weekly
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SALES CLEARK NEEDED FT & PT
Apply in person. Pinch-A-Penny. Both loca-
tions. 372-4489 & 332-2933 4-20-11-14
MAINTENANCE PERSON NEEDED
Condominium association. FT. Ability to work
plumbing, drywall, carpentry, painting & lawn
care. Drug- & smoke-free workplace. Fax
resume to 352-332-6697 4-20-11-14
Many positions Available
Print Shop Asst Mngr
PT/FT Flex Hrs. Start Today!
Consultants Wanted: Fun with SPA Escapes,
quality products for you and others.
Limited Time Only. $99.00 through April.
BABYSITTER NEEDED FOR SUMMER/
FALL P/T flex hrs. Good pay. For 2 year old
boy. Call 246-5430 4-8-3-14
Assertive Leadership Skills. Help Lead/
Coordinate "Personal Achievement" Groups.
We train you! P/T 10 Flex hrs wk. Days/Eves/
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"BOY-FRIDAY" Your job to make my life eas-
ier. Run errands, housekeeping, yardwork,
etc. $7/hr 352-485-2476 4-12-5-14
Alpha-1 Research Prog. seeks
full time lab manager. Exp in
protein biochem, histopath,
and fam w/molecular bio
techniques a must. Bachelors
or masters in approp area req.
Salary approp for exp. Call
Kelly at 392-7861 or email
CV and cover letter to
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$6.00/hr Now $6.75/hr Summer
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at housing office near Beaty.
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY for psych, special
ed, or applied behavior majors. Gain experi-
ence in autism intervention w/ 19-yr old. 1
yr commitment. Contact for hours & pay
details. 256-2002. Fax resume to 375-4268
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first try. Applicants Must be detail-oriented,
enthusiastic, and possess good written and
communication skills. We provide flexible
hours & career opportunites.Email resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org 4-20-10-14 A-
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Necessary Will Train! FT/PT. Great Pay!
Call for more info: 1-877-249-4968; www.af
Help Wanted Sales Wed Sun, 30-35 hrs,
some college necess. Sales exp or wait exp
pref. Hourly + commission. Must work week-
ends in fall. Clean-cut, neat appearance. No
phone calls please. Apply in person 1614
NW 13th St Ask for Chuck 4-20-9-14
Art, Art Ed, Graphics, Arch
Hand lettering, PT a few hrs/wk. Close to UF.
Short resume $6.50/hr starts summer term.
Reply P 0 Box 286, Gainesville, FL 32602
Helper, yard work, painting, cleaning. A few
hrs per week. Close to UF. Start summer
term. $6.00 per hr to start. Reply to P 0 Box
286, Gainesville, FL 32602 4-20-9-14
Now hiring exp servers. Apply within. No
calls. 6500 SWArcher Rd. 4-14-5-14
Telephone & lobby reception for small 6 busi-
ness office suite. FT, M-F, good people skills
clerical incl basic PC applications, Light
cleaning. $6.50 + hr some benefits. Fax
resume to 331-1767 4-14-5-14
HIRING ALL POSITIONS
Competive pay, exc health + dental plans,
401 K, tuition assistance & career opp. Apply
in person M-R 2-4pm or online anytime @
fridays.com. Summer/daytime availability
PT Comp Tech Asst wanted for univefrs&- re-
search prgm. Must be work study approved.
Comfortable w/Win XP Pro, children, PC
prob solver, good personality. Beg summer
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Looking for young women over the age of 18
interested in modeling. If you are looking for
a flexible job and to travel on your own time,
call Lucy for a casting appt. 305-532-1785
PT CLEANING SERVICE
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National Snack Company seeks traveling
salespeople calling on groceries throughout
FL. Great $, advancements + flex time com-
mit. Call 941-504-2855 4-20-9-14
is looking for qualified applicants to
coach novices in Fall 2005. Email
NEED HAIR STYLIST & NAIL TECH. FT/PT.
Good pay. Call Helen at 352-371-1200 for
additional information. 4-14-5-14
UF BOOKSTORE NOW HIRING: We have
entry-level positions available in accounting,
general books, and front end supervisors.
We are also hiring temporary employees for
Buyback and graduation. Apply In person at
the UF Bookstore located on Museum Road
on Campus. Previous retail experience is a
plus. We are an equal opportunity Employer
Driver- COVENANT TRANSPORT. Excellent
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Bonuses Paid Weekly. Equal,Opportunity
Employer. (888)MORE PAY (888-667-3729).
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PICKS, from page 22
love with Serena Williams (a large man with boobs), but thinks Gwen
Stefani is an "ugly, skinny rich bitch." Two of those four are actually
true, but last I checked, skinny and rich were good things.
In the three-hole is alligatorSports.org Editor/night owl Andrew
"facts aren't really important" Abramson, who is going to break the
record for most times a newspaper gets sued for libel in one semester
when he takes over this rag in the fall.
In fourth for no particular reason is columnist/futuo- teacher Brian
"Yes means yes!" Shaffer, who has dealt with more drama this semester
than every sorostitute at UF combined. Yay, ninth grade!
In fifth because he takes seven hours to write a short notebook is
columnist-/ bad luck charm Gregg "I think I'm going to write a religion
column instead of one on sports" Girvan, who we're going to choose
not to make fun of here because God already beat us to it.
Last, and always least, is this week's token newsroom picker/
resident frat boy, Nick "Wild Iris lesbian bookstore's best customer"
Weidenmiller, who didn't like the girls in thongs and wet T-shirts at the
club on Wednesday, so he got drunk enough to get kicked out.
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Meyer said inefficiency in the running game
will equal -an average offense, and there are
plenty of question marks concerning the running
While fans will be focused on the tailback
competition between DeShawn Wynn, Skyler
Thornton and Markus Manson, all eyes will be
glued on third-year starting quarterback Chris
Leak and the passing game.
"[Fans will see] the option, the shovel pitches
and all of the different tricks we've got going in,"
Cornelius said. "I think they'll be excited about
Fans will also get to witness the debut of the
H-back position, which gives Meyer the luxury
of sticking a receiver in the backfield. Last year,
Utah's Paris Warren totaled 1,076 receiving
SHAF, from page 22
chip prospect who arrived in
Gainesville last summer.
It's a good thing that Josh
Portis and Cornelius Ingram
yards, 157 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns as
It's a role that Chad Jackson UF's most
consistent offensive weapon in the spring with
a similar build to Warren could potentially
S, excel at.
UF's offense spreads not a
coincidence the ball around
the field and utilizes an array
of receivers, which includes
Andre Caldwell and Dallas
.- Baker, among others.
"It's a spread offense,"
Cornelius offensive coordinator Dan
Mullen said. "The toughest
part is really fundamentals within the offense."
But even- Cornelius will remind you not to
forget about the defense, which should be blitz-
heavy all season.
"All the blitzing we're doing on defense is
crazy," Cornelius-said. "I think [the fans] lyill get
excited about that."
can run, because the guys in
the trenches won't be doing
them any favors. Head on a
swivel, guys. Keep yo' head on
The Orange and Blue Game
is nothing more than an off-sea-
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However, it is also part of the
tradition that Meyer is looking
to embrace, a glimpse into the
future of Gators football and a
chance for these three players
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Meyer's debut to
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Yes, yes we know. You have missed
the Alligator Brand Picks ColumnTM.
Well, fear not, kiddies, because we're
back in action. However, I bet we know
something you don't miss: Ron Zook.
That's right, he's gone (in case
you've been living under a rock for the
past half a year or so). And we couldn't
miss him any less.
But, you know what they say. One
man's trash is another man's treasure.
To find out how Zook is doing at his
new job at Illinoise, we rang up Adam
Zook, a recent Illinoise graduate that
luckily isn't related to Ron.
Adam said he was a fan his first cou-
ple of years, but not so much anymore.
"They were so bad, it got annoying
to watch," he said.
Something tells me that's not getting
better. I can't even imagine the damage
R.-'' could do to a crappy team.
"Not everyone is ecstatic about it,"
Adam said. "The feeling is that he's a
good recruiter but not a good coach."
Not a good coach? Adam was off on
that one. I'd say closer to "terrible" than
"not good," but that's just me.
Adam said he predicts four wins
for the not-really-Fighting Ilini, but he
wants to use Zook for something else.
"I do plan to e-mail him to see if I
can get any tickets out of him," Zook
That begs the question: How hard
could it be to get tickets for such a crap-
py team? Anyway, on to the picks!
Leading off and listening to one of
his 50 rainbow-colored iPods while
cleaning up keg spills in Jeremy Foley's
detention room is Sports Editor/text-
messaging addict Ian "I've tried Odor
Eaters but it won't help my funky feet"
Fisher, who is considering moving clos-
er to H&R Block so he can balance his
Donald Trump-like bank statements.
Coming in the first loser spot is
Assistant Sports Editor/resident stink
machine Louis "still called The Gay
Model" Anastasis, who is madly in
SEE PICKS, PAGE 21
mI"l dii wy / MiligLur
Wide receiver Jemalle Cornelius will be one of several explosive
players to watch in the Orange and Blue Game on Saturday.
By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
History's most revered fifth-
year coach to never run a team in
a major conference has arrived.
And if calling Meyer his-
torical sounds a little premature,
just listen to UF receiver Jemalle
Cornelius's assessment of the
large number of fans. expected to
arrive for Saturday's Orange and
"People like to be around
greatness," Cornelius said. "So
they want to come out and wit-
ness that first hand."
The greatness Cornelius al-
ludes to is Urban Meyer, the two-
time defending national Coach of
the Year at Utah.
However, Meyer has compiled
a 0-0 record at UF and won't be
coaching his first official game
Perhaps only when Heisman-
winning quarterback Steve
Spurrier returned to coach his
alma mater was there as much
buzz surrounding a new UF
regime as now. Another object
of interest to fans Saturday will
be Meyer's almost indescribable
spread offense, which the Gators
have spent weeks attempting to
If it were up to Meyer, the
Gators would have a few more
weeks to truly master the art of
"We're going to [play on
Saturday]," Meyer said. "But no,
we're not ready."
Even if the spread offense is
months away from perfection,
the players admit they can't wait
to play in front of an estimated
crowd of 50,000. And to ensure
fans will enjoy a competitive
scrimmage, Meyer will mix and
match players from the first- and
"People like to be around
greatness. So they want
to come out and witness
that first hand."
So what can fans expect to see
from the Gators?
Meyer couldn't quite describe
the offense at this developmental
stage, but he stressed the im-
portance of the running game.
Meyer's trademark has always
been his unorthodox approach to
the passing game.
"I think we're a balanced of-
fense that- takes great pride in
knocking people off the ball,"
Meyer said. "We're a physical
group. If you're good running
the ball and.you put an extra guy
in the box, and then you have
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 21
Writer tells fortune for Gators' faithful followers
E SPN's Kirk Herbstreit and Sports
Illustrated's Kelly King deemed it im-
portant enough to pay a visit.
More fans showed up for the first day of
spring practice then they did for the Orange
and Blue Game a year ago.
And somehow Chris Leak has seen his
name dropped as a Heisman contender,
despite the presence of Matt Leinart, Reggie
Bush, Ted Ginn Jr. and Adrian Peterson.
Yes, the Swamp is abuzz with excitement,
thanks to Coach Urban Meyer.
Saturday's Orange and Blue Game is the
final showcase for Meyer's Gators before
shutting it down until the start of summer
camp. People will show up in droves. But
what will they see?
Ah, that's where I come in. Good news
for you, because not only am I a mediocre
columnist, I am also a
First, I see Chad
Jackson. I see him high-
stepping into the end
zone more than once.
Brian Shaffer He is one of the only
Shaf At Home guys that Meyer has
email@example.com consistently praised
throughout the spring.
Former coach Ron
Zook was able to finagle Jackson away from
his home state of Alabama, but he did little to
tap into his full potential. Jackson will flour-
ish under Meyer, becoming-the most produc-
tive receiver in the Southeastern Conference
next season. Saturday's game will set the
stage for Jackson's breakout year. -
Next, I see Billy Latsko yes, Billy
Latsko. And I see Latsko pacing both teams in
tackles. Meyer has moved the former fullback
to linebacker and has once again proven that
he can see things that Zook whiffed on.
Latsko has been a terror throughout the
spring. And while he might not be in the
mix as a starter, he is knocking on the door.
Saturday, Latsko kicks that door in by tack-
ling everything that moves.
Finally, I see Derrick Harvey. I see No. 91
having about that many sacks in the spring
finale. However, this speaks as loudly about
Harvey as it does about the Gators' reserve
Apparently, the UF women's pole-vault-
ing squad has a better chance .of providing
the Gators with solid pass protection than
this unit. Harvey has had a solid spring and
is beginning to prove that he is the blue-
SEE SHAF, PAGE 21
* UF golfer and redshirt senior
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ninth-inning wild pitch.
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FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005 0 ALLIGATOR, 23
With new-look Gators, everyone is a winner or loser
By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
The sound of helmet slaps and
curse words erupted from the
bouncing defensive squad as they
They assumed their positions,
backs against the goalpost, as the
nose of the pigskin peeked over the
The UF defense knew it had to
protect pay dirt.
"If they score, they get 2 points,"
redshirt freshman defensive end
Derrick Harvey said. "It was like 18-
16. We had to stop them, or it would
A snap of the ball and a short
underneath route later, it was the of-.
fense firing off taunts as the defense
sulked toward the sideline.
But why did this matter? The
offense wore orange and blue, not
garnet and gold.
Because spring practice or
January bowl game, everything
has a winner and a loser. That's UF
coach Urban Meyer's motto.
"If there's not a winner or loser,
why the hell are we doing this?"
At the start of spring prac-
tices, Meyer proclaimed every
Wednesday and Saturday "competi-
tion days." But after witnessing one
of those workouts, any rational per-
"If there's not a winner or
loser, why the hell are we
UF football, coach
son might wonder if Meyer operates
on a two-day calendar.
Almost every practice ends in a
competitive scrimmage. At the end
of the day, the losers run.
- "When there's a winner and
there's a loser, e bervbod is going to
go a little harder," offensive coordi-
nator Dan Mullen said.
Like the infamous Circle of Life,
which pits- teammates one on one
in gladiatorial-like combat, Mullen
explained, the eternal scrimmage
is another of Meyer's offbeat but
long-standing methods of increas-
ing tenacity and toughness in his
"I know when he was coaching
receivers [atNotre Dame], those guys
were leaving with headaches every
day because they'd be smashing and
butting up," said Mullen, a former
Irish assistant with Meyer. "Like
[how] we circle up, he'd be doing
.that with his receivers. Those guys
were a little bit spooked, I guess."
Besides, regular old football drills
aren't even that exciting, right?
"Sometimes I find myself getting
bored during practice, watching-
guys run over bags," Meyer said.
But Meyer's practices?
"You. don't even realize that
you're -working," freshman line-
backer Brandon Siler said. "Instead,
you just realize that you're compet-
ing, and you're just trying to win."
It's a vast departure from last
season's practices, but one that
could bode well for the Gators jome
"Last year we just kind of went
over schemes," freshman safety
Kyle Jackson said. "During the
season, it wasn't that competitive.
[Now] it's a good thing because
like Coach Meyer said,, when you
go into that Swamp, every play is
Meyer, Student Life keeping tabs on class attendance
* COACH SAYS ARRIVING LATE
SHOWS. LACK OF DISCIPLINE.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Thou shalt not skip class.
Thou shalt not be tardy for class.
These are Coach Urban Meyer's mes-
sages to his football faithful. Because while
The Pit may steal the headlines, the class-
room is where Meyer's core values are first
Sound like a frivolous policy? For a man
that sees a connection between football and
everything else, that couldn't be farther
from the truth.
"If you have class at eight o'clock and
you show up at 8:04, you're not a very dis-
ciplined person," Meyer said. "You're the
same guy that's going to jump offsides in
the fourth quarter against Tennessee."
And so the Gators the younger., play-
ers, the more troublesome players, the
slower ones in the classroom are tracked.
Meyer has dispatched the Office of Student
Life to ensure they attend every class es-
pecially the early ones on time.
"If it's [junior center] Mike Degory? J
don't care if he misses a class," Meyer said.
"If it's [sophomore quarterback] Chris Leak,
I don't care. If it's one of our scarlet [letter]
guys, there's a price to pay."
The Office of Student Life treks to every
UF auditorium, hall and closet where play-
ers attend class. They peek through the
doors, jot down whether players are absent
and leave only to do it all over again the
"Ever since Coach Meyer got here, he
laid down some rules and told us that if we
don't follow those rules
we're out of here," fresh-
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Manson said. "Nobody
wants to leave, so we're
just following the rules."
Here's the kicker: most
of the Gators don't know
Manson what the punishment for
hooky is. Understandably,
they don't want to find out.
"He wants us to keep guessing, but
we don't want to guess," Manson said.
"So we go to class because we don't know
what Coach Meyer and them have up their
Meyer's classroom ethics are based on
his "Live Right" philosophy. From social
etiquette to class attendance, Meyefrhas UF's
collective chin up and alert about how to be
a responsible person.
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check up on you,'" junior wide receiver
Dallas Baker said. "I mean, they check up on
everyone, but, 'Do the right things and we
don't have to worry about you. Live right.
And not living right just isn't something
players are considering anymore.
"It's either class or punishment," Manson
said. "And the punishment is worse, so you
have to go to class. Just go to class. It ain't
going to hurt you."
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24,,ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, APRIL 8,2005
UF prepares for regional
By DAN TREAT
Entering this season, expectations were nev-
er higher for the No. 7 UF gymnastics team. The
team returned seven All-Americans and added
one of the nation's best recruiting classes.
Coach Rhonda Faehn's goals for this squad
v. t.4. high she wanted the Southeastern
Conference and national championships.
Despite those lofty goals, the Gators finished
the same place they did last year fourth -
behind Georgia, Louisiana State and Alabama
at the SEC meet.
UF admittedly put a large amount of pres-
sure on itself to win that competition, pressure
that Faehn is looking to alleviate at Saturday
night's NCAA Southeast Regional.
"We're really just trying to not necessarily
take it down a level as far as the level of pres-
sure for this type of-competition, for Regionals
being a qualifier for NCAAs," Faehn said.
The gymnasts enter this meet with a com-
pletely different outlook than the one carried to
the conference meet.
"We're goiin there to prove something,"
sophomore Savannah Evans said. "We're not
going in there to win. We're going to show each
routine for each skill that we have, and it's a
home meet. We have home-field advantage."
UF better at least focus on finishing second,
as only the top two teams will advance to the
The Gators will face No. 17 Denver, who
is coached by former UF gymnast Melissa
Kutcher-Rinehart and has Cassidy Willingham,
daughter of University of Washington football
coach Tyrone Willingham, on its squad. Other
competitors include No. 25 North Carolina, No.
26 West Virginia, No. 28 North Carolina State
and UF's old nemesis, No. 5 Georgia.
Georgia claimed the SEC title, defeating UF
by 1.1 points two weeks ago, a defeat the Gators
are eager to have the opportunity to avenge:
"The purpose of this competition is
to go out and be consistent and hit
extremely clean routines to prepare
us for NCAAs."
UF gymnastics coach
"When we didn't know who we were go-
ing against in Regionals, I remember they were
like, 'It's either Georgia or Michigan,'" Evans
said. "And a bunch of us were like 'Oh, I hope
it's Georgia.' We want to prove to them that
last week was a mistake, that we have stuff to
While Faehn agrees with her All-American
to a certain extent, she stresses that it is ex-
tremely important to be consistent tomorrow
"Well, obviously we feel like we have some-
thing to prove coming off of SECs because we
know we're capable of so much more than
that," she said. "However, in the same sense,
it's really important that they just come back
into the gym and cleaned up the areas with the
mistakes ... [It's] a big thing where we have to
prove this at this competition.
"The purpose of this competition is to go
out and be consistent and hit extremely dean
routines to prepare us for NCAAs."
By TIM CASEY
There is no other way to describe
the performance of the Georgia base-
In a preseason poll, the Bulldogs
were chosen to finish second in the
Southeastern Conference Eastern
Instead, UGA (17-12, 2-6 SEC)
finds itself looking up at the first-place
Gators from fifth place. For UF coach
Pat McMahon, he's happy to see his
team starting to show the talent that
has it ranked fifth in the nation.
"Confidence comes through hard
work," McMahon said. "We've got
guys that work extremely hard, and
they believe in each other."
McMahon, who collected his 500th
career victory last Saturday against
Kentucky, knows his team, isn't as
good as it can be.
"There are areas of our ball club that
still need improvement," McMahon
said. "But we're making aggressive
mistakes. Our guys understand and
know that and still battle through
that, through my wrath, etc.,and other
things that happen."
The Gators (23-7, 6-3 SEC) will
start senior right-hander Tommy
Boss (4-1, 4.93 ERA) tonight against
UGA's Michael Hyle (1-2, 4.58 ERA).
Junior right-hander Alan Home (1-2,
5.46 ERA) will start Saturday's game
against Bulldogs senior RHP Sean
Ruthven (1-2, 4.15 ERA). The pitchers
for Sunday's finale are undecided.
McMahon has a tough choice to
make between junior Bryan Ball and
freshman Stephen Locke.
'Locke was very impressive against
Florida State on
March 30, while
Ball has a record
of 5-1 and leads
the team in innings
pitched. Locke has
won all four of his
starts with an 0.83
McMahon ERA in 21.2 innings
UGA won both ends ofa home-and-
home series from Clemson earlier this
week.. The Bulldogs took Tuesday's
matchup in Athens 11-10, as Jason
Jacobs went 2 for 4 and drove in five
runs. UGA defeated Clemson again on
Wednesday, 4-1, with Jonathan Wyatt
finishing 2 for 3 with two RBI.
In SEC play, UGA has suffered
sweeps to Louisiana State and South
Carolina while recording a sweep of
Kentucky The Bulldogs are 10-4 at
home and have won their last three
games at Foley Field.
Last season, UF eliminated the
Bulldogs from the SEC Tournament.
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