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VOLUME 98 ISSUE 140
TUESDAY, APRIL 1cy9,2005
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005
New policy hits
UAA in pocket
* BANNING ALCOHOL ADS
COSTS UAA $200,000 A YEAR.
By EMILY YEHLE
A university policy prohibit-
ing alcohol advertising during
UF sports programming could
,cost the University Athletic
Association $200,000 in radio rev-
enue during one year alone, said
On UAA director of
Campus marketing and pro-
move "hits us in the pocket," the
association believes in the mes-
sage, he said.
"We don't need to be pushing
alcohol," he said, adding that UF
needs to "take a plunge" for the
Gainesville City Commission
District 3 Runoff Election
Today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Polling precincts throughout District
3, which is comprised of the west
and souJrnmesi paris o Garreiill'-.
Only residents li;.ing in nh.,e areas
and who ar r. gsi~.ar rer, to-te r,n
Alachua Cr.,unr, mara .a:.a r a r.-alic ai
one 6f the seven precincts.
On-campus residents zoned
within the district can vote at the
Perf'r'r,,ing art' :enrer r .-e Ham
Museum, both located on Hull
Voters can find trie,a ,esignaried
precincts by looking on the back of
their voter registration cards.
How to vote?
Bring photo identification to the
Who are the candidates?
Incumbent Tony Domenech
Local hospice chaplain Jack Donovan.
The policy is UF President
Bernie Machen's latest step in a
campaign to change the univer-
sity's drinking culture.
Last week, he announced his
plan to remove alcohol adver-
tisements from all UF-owned
Although the Clear Channel
Gator Radio Network sold
$200,000 worth of alcohol radio
commercials in the 2002-03 and
2003-04 academic years, this
year only brought in $10,000,
Furthermore, alcohol sponsors
originally received four-minute
commercial spots during UF
football and basketball games.
This year, the sponsors only got
10-second slots during the show
"Gator Hotlines" and the com-
mercials were not aired during
games, Salamone said.
SEE UAALCOHOL, PAGE 11
The City Commission decides many
-issues that affect students, such as
the proposed extension of closing
hours for bars and clubs as well as
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See related story, pg. 10.
Left fielder Gavin
Dickey slides back
to first base while
Alabama first base-
man Zac Welch
watches. Dickey, a
had lots of family in
the crowd when UF last
faced Florida State.
See story, pg. 24.
Gainesville Firefighter Mike Derringer operates the hose of the tower fire engine Thursday as
part of a training exercise..at Gainesville Fire Rescue Station 2.
Academic bill suddenly reverses
By JAMES VANLANDINGHAM
Alligator Staff Writer
TALLAHASSEE A new report by Florida House
staff states that, in a reversal from earlier analyses, stu-
dents would not be able to sue their professors under the
pending Academic Freedom Bill of Rights sponsored by
Rep. Dennis Baxley of Ocala.
The. report was commissioned by the House
Education Council, which will meet today to take up the
bill under the leadership of chairman Baxley.
"The bill does not create a statutory cause of action
for students or faculty who feel their rights have been
infringed," the report states.
A cause of-action is a set of facts or allegations that
make up the grounds for filing a lawsuit.
.The new report, written by Education Council staff
analyst Hyland Hunt, reflects recent statements by
Baxley that the threat of lawsuits is overblown:
But it appears to contradict another report on the bill
released just three weeks ago by the very same analyst.
In a report for the House Choice and Innovation
Committee, which passed the bill March 22 along party
lines, Hunt wrote the bill may shift responsibility for
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balancing academic freedoms and deciding whether
students' rights have been infringed from university
faculty to the courts.
Moreover, Hunt wrote, students or faculty who feel
their academic freedom rights have been infringed "may
have legal recourse."
Hunt declined Monday to explain the discrepancy, cit-
ing House rules banning staff from speaking to the press.
Towson Fraser, spokesman for House Speaker Allan
Bense, instead tried to explain.
"My understanding is that after the first analysis,
people came to her and talked to her about problems
they had, and she changed the analysis," he said. "As
a bill gets discussed and goes through the process, the
original analysis may need to be updated as new infor-
mation comes to light."
Rep. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, an opponent of
the bill, said that Baxley's influence as Council chairman
may have caused Hunt to change the report.
"Baxley is chair of the council, so there might have
been conversations," she said. "Baxley has said there's no
cause of action, and she wrote what he wanted to hear."
Baxley could not be reached Monday for comment.
SEE BAXLEY, PAGE 1I
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Musical styles mesh at Women's Music Festival
Mixing songs about sex, relation- Orange & Brew, providing an eclec-
ships and politics, three musical tic mix of musical styles as part of
acts took the stage Monday at the Pride Awareness Month.
The event was an opportunity to
socialize, showcase emerging artists
and to "just enjoy the music and
jarreux cmaer / iiigaior.
Meredith McCall and Maria Carter of the Gainesville band Redboy, perform in the Women's Music Festi-
val at the Orange and Brew on Monday evening.
enjoy a new type of music," PAM
director Jason Freshly said.
Local band Redboy opened the
show with a fusion of grunge rock,
soul and funk, which included a
violin and a gong.
Redboy's cover of "Let's Get it
On," by Marvin Gaye, got people
out of their seats and dancing.
Other songs, such as "In the
Name of the Father," concerning the
war in Iraq, delved deeper.
"We each have strong political
views," Maria Carter said of her
group's five members.
She said most of their songs ei-
ther are about relationships or try to
get a message across.
"What we're mostly trying to
convey is passion," she said.
Citing other bands or events
that prohibit men from attending,
Carter said Redboy's goal was more
"We come across as a 'girl-pow-
er' band, but that's not what we're
about," she said.
In an interview before the show,
Amy Steinberg, the evening's sec-
ond performer, described her music
as "theatrical love rock," calling it
"an aural experience."
"I have an aural fixation," she
She said she hoped the audience
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enlightenment after her perfor-
"A lot of my stuff is spiritual but
in a completely irreverent way," she
Her song "If I Was" described
the different kinds of things she
- "This is the song that's sort of
a metaphor for me," she told the
"If I was a punctuation mark, I'd
be an exclamation point, and if I was
a form of currency, I'd be a Benjamin
Franklin," she sang.
Later, she encouraged the audi-
ence to join in.
"If I was a boot, I'd be steel-toed,
and if I was a hue, I'd be indigo," she
sang, to which the audience shouted
The event's last performer, Steph
Taylor, used to live in Florida and
perform in Gainesville.
"I give Gainesville my 'perform-
ing home' name," she said.
Though she now lives in Boston,
she said she enjoyed coming back to
"There's good camaraderie
among musicians here in Florida,"
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Still no online vote
By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
The online-voting bill will not be
heard in the last Spring meeting of the
Student Senate tonight.
Although all three parties in
March's Student Government elec-
tions pledged to support the initiative,
the issue may not arrive to the Senate
floor until at least the Summer or Fall.
Newly-elected Senate President
Diane Kassim said she will announce
her agenda, which will include plans
to work out an online-voting bill,
at the first Summer Senate meeting
"My hope is to initiate a change
of statutes," Kassim said, referring to
the prohibition of online voting in the
Student Body Statutes.
"I do see some type of online-vot-
ing committee in place before Fall,"
Kassim said plans to resume work
on online voting were held until
Summer to allow the Senate to stabi-
lize after the March elections. "They
seem very eager they're not let-
ting anything slip under their noses,"
Some of the stu-
dents she will look
to for assistance in
writing the bill are
Hoffman and pres-
Kassim Andre Samuels,. as
well as some of the
"I don't want it to get on the
back burner," Kassim said. "I don't
want this to become a partisan is-
sue." Kassim worked on a Summer
2004 online-voting committee with
Hoffman, who co-wrote legislation on
the subject that was withdrawn after
a March Senate Judiciary Committee
Some of the concerns brought up
with Hoffman's bill were the defini-
tion of a polling location since com-
puters would be used to cast ballots,
as well as the possibility of voter fraud
and voter coercion.
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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005
Alligator opens its doors
for new victims er, staff
W we've spent a semester here at the Alligator receiv-
ing complaints, criticisms, Darts, angry exhorta-
tions and other forms of reader disapproval.
We spent our precious Friday-night hours last week giv-
ing readers a chance to tell us in person, in excruciating de-
tail, exactly what we've done wrong.
Now, we want you to come and help us out.
This Friday, from noon until 5 p.m., the Alligator will be
holding an open house in its office at 1105 W. University
If you've ever wanted to work at the Alligator (or if you've
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what you can get), stop by and check things out.
We'll be interviewing for positions in all departments for
the Summer and Fall semesters. We need news reporters,
copy editors, columnists, editorial-board members, photog-
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other positions we can't think of right now.
Interested students should bring any samples of their
work that they feel are relevant. Resumes certainly wouldn't
hurt your case either.
If you don't have anything to show us, come on in any-
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Even if you hate the Alligator, come give us a shot. We're
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Besides, at the end of the day,,the Alligator is a newspaper
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O nce again, it's vot-
ing day here in
We aren't stupid: We
know students don't care
about city elections.
However, we can't help
but hope that we might
convince even a handful of
extra voters to head to the
Despite what Gainesville-
residents may say, this city
is as much a home to the
students as it is to anyone
Whether UF and SFCC
students spend a year, five
years or a lifetime here,
they have a right and a
duty to do their part in
choosing the leaders who
will represent them in local
Whether you vote for in-
cumbent Tony Domenech or
challenger Jack Donovan is
irrelevant (Andy Marlette's
cartoon over there on the
- just make sure to show
the city that students aren't
just passing through.
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side: This' is the last time
the Alligator editorial
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Wisconsin hunters fight for
ome days, you've just had enough.
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Your pet bird disappeared three days ago, and the cul-
prit left no evidence but a few bright feathers and a stain on t
the old Alligator issues that line the cage. c
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Wisconsin, however, we won't have to take it for much lon- But the sweet sounds
ger: Grab your guns, bats and samurai swords, because it's fading from Wisconsin's
about to be cat season. predict a continued dec
A proposal that would declare wild cats fair game for "Tweet" and "Chirp!"
hunters has faced little dissent as it has rocketed through thang," and the more bh
Wisconsonian pro-hunting organizations. The proposal ul- According to an As,
timately could go as far as the Wisconsin Legislature, which officials say rogue bands
convenes at the state's International House (of Pancakes). kill 47 million to 139 mil
But this proposal doesn't apply just to those squinty- year.
eyed, rabid cats like the ones you see stalking around Wisconsin has a so0
crazy-like on TV. No, this would allow for free firing on any over 139 million. This n
cat that is not under the direct control of an owner or is not songbirds apiece for eac
wearing a collar. Wisconsin.
So, all of those who were afraid the proposal would fall For now, however, ti
short of allowing them to pop their neighbors' evil furball friends likely will conti
can rest easy. Just be patient: posal has gained signif
"All right Janice, I'll keep a bead on Mrs. Johnson and licensed hunters and d(
make sure she doesn't make any sudden moves after she preme-animal-rights did
lets the thing out into the backyard. You just keep that rifle not yet signed off on the
pointed right at Slippers and pull the trigger as soon as the B)ut let's keep up hopi
collar comes off." are no more spotted ho:
But what, you may ask, have the cats done to deserve books.
elimination with such extreme prejudice? Matt Sanchez is opinion
The truth is worse than you pos-
ibly could have imagined.
They're killing all of the birds.
We all know there's only one
hing a hardworking Wisconsinite
'an look forward to when he comes
iome from a long day in the cheese
nines (come on we've all been
here at some point), and that's
he soothing serenade of a flock of
of the avian mating language are
abundant animal nightlife. Experts
line in such treasured favorites as
(translation: "Hey there, sweet
sociated Press investigation, state
of professional feline mercenaries
lion songbirds in Wisconsin every
ngbird population that numbers
ieans there are roughly 20 million
h of the seven people who live in
he genocide of our fine feathered
nue. While the cat-shooting pro-
icant support among Wisconsin's
og-supporters N.',rldl, ide. the su-
tators at the Audubon Society have'
e. They'll come around when there
rny pigeons for their little picture
ns editor at the i .i ,.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Should the
Alligator get rid of the Reader
response question of the day?
Monday's question: Should the
filibuster rules for Congress be
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 7
Text messaging service has a problem
R amona Jones did not give you
the whole story in her article on
e possible presence of Short
Message Service technology on cam-
pus. SMS technology, known as "text
messaging," would allow university
administrators and student leaders
to send instant text messages to sub-
scribed students. The key word here is
that you must "subscribe" to this ser-
vice; the university cannot automati-
cally subscribe your cell phone.
The article leaves out a major pit-
fall to this service. This costly system
would be provided for free to the
university. The problem: Advertising
will generate all revenue. Much. like
announcements on thefacebook.com,
anyone wishing to advertise will be
able to pay a fee to have the system
advertise a message. That message
then will be transmitted to your cell
phone as a text message. If your phone
plan limits or does not include incom-
ing text messages, get out your wal-
lets: You will be paying a text-message
fee, charged by your service provider,
for every message that comes in.
Let us not forget the frequency
at which' these messages may be
Adam Roberts delivered to
Speaking Out your phone,
range from a few per week to several-
per day. Imagine, for a moment, the
680-seat Carleton Auditorium, which
often is filled with cell-phone-carry-
ing freshmen freshmen and Greeks
being the target populations for the
pilot run. Now, imagine half of this
classroom has subscribed to the SMS
service. At noon, as the professor ex-
plains the intricacies of pre-calculus,
over 300 cell phones simultaneously
emit the latest Jessica Simpson or
Usher text-message tone. Lo and be-
hold, the lecture about sine curves has
been interrupted by a text-message
advertisement about where to buy the
cheapest pizza tonight.
Furthermore, I would invite you to
take a look at the Mobile Campus cor-
porate Web site at mobilecampus.net.
Yes, that naked, thirteen-line web page
represents the company that wants to
begin doing SMS business in the multi-
billion-dollar economy that is the UF
campus. This idea and this technology
hold a great deal of positive potential
for students. However, this particular
implementation, the fact that it is so
blatantly tied to advertising revenue
and'the company that may be bring-
ing that revenue in is of major concern
to me and to several campus informa-
Advertising could create a much-
needed new source of revenue for the
university, but what's the rush? The
Interfraternity Council and the Board
of College Councils already employ
systems that use SMS technology that,
while on a much smaller scale, do not
use advertisements to support them-
selves. Additionally, USF recently im-
plemented an advertising-supported
SMS system. How are these groups
using SMS? Has it been effective? We
don't know as of the April 7 meeting,
no one had bothered to ask. Before any
UF entity signs a contract with Mobile
Campus or any other SMS provider, I
would urge the UF administration and
the next Student Government admin-
istration to examine which implemen-
tation and which provider will render
the best service for the students at UF.
Adam Roberts is the SG Technology
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While new legislative measures seeking to curb hit-and-
runs by drunk drivers make their way through the Florida
Senate, some local businesses are already working to develop
solutions to keep roads safe.
After a few drinks, UF student Natalia Hoogesteijn realized
she was no longer enjoying herself at a party one night and
left to get her car. Although parked only a few blocks from the
house, by the time Hoogesteijn stumbled over to it, she knew
she was too drunk to drive.
Though she returned to the party and slept on a sofa, many
students either don't have that chance or would rather get home.
Aside from the Later Gator bus service and doling out cash
for a cab, students and Gainesville residents have other options
to protect both themselves and other drivers.
For the past six years, AAAAuto Club South and Budweiser
have partnered to offer free towing for anyone who feels too
inebriated to drive home safely by calling 1-800-AAA-HELP.
The "Tow to Go" program is conducted statewide during all
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Towing, Superior Towing and Freedom Towing, also offer
discounted fees for people concerned with driving home
"We treat it as a situation where we can get the driver off
the streets," said Gene Watson, owner of Watson's Towing.
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tage of, and like many owners, Craig Cauthen of Freedom
Towing can count the number of patrons on one hand.
Students are either using taxis or leaving their vehicles
behind and having a friend pick them up, he said.
To make the former a more viable option, UF alumni Chet
and Kris Justice invented the Cabeze Card.
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Chet Justice said the idea for the company came in 2002
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'Justice was pregnant with the couple's first child at the time,
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him from driving drunk when he got older.
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good and everything, but they can still buy booze."
Justice said he hopes to market the card to parents during,
UF's Preview, the orientation event for incoming freshmen.
"There's really nothing like it," Justice said. "It's a great
product in that it's socially responsible."
Only the Gainesville Cab Company accepts Cabeze
cards, but Chet Justice said he hopes to expand the business
in the future.
"We treat it as a situation where we can get the
driver off the streets."
Owner, Watson's Towing
,Because the penalty for a hit-and-run is less than that
for driving under the influence 15 years compared to 30
years of potential prison time many offenders flee to so-
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State Rep. Larry Cretul, R-Ocala, is working to toughen
that penalty by making leaving the scene of an accident in-
volving a death a first-degree felony punishable by up to the
same 30 years in prison as a DUI conviction.
"That really, when you begin to think about it, encour-
ages someone to leave the scene of an accident involving a
death," Cretul said of the current penalties.
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Living investments replace dorms for some students
* PARENTS OFTEN BUY
CONDOS FOR THEIR KIDS
INSTEAD OF FOOTING RENT.
By ADRIENNE BROWNE
Alligator Contributing Writer
The end of Spring represents a
time of change for students. Seniors
move out, freshmen wander in and
nearly everyone else is trying to fig-
ure out which apartment complex
offers the best perks.
Some incoming freshmen opt
out of this stress-inducing search.
-Instead, parents invest in property
to be sold. upon graduation.
Tracey Kelley, a realtor at
Bosshardt Realty Services, said she
is approached by at least 40 families
each Fall wanting to buy property in
Gainesville for their children.
"They're all starting to real-
ize that real estate is a much safer
investment, and they're utilizing
that," Kelley said.
Kelley said most parents spend
$125,000 on average for a condomin-
ium. Families typically buy property
on Southwest 34th Street, Southwest
20th Avenue or within walking dis-
tance from campus, she said.
"It's very affordable if you have
a roommate," Kelley said, adding
that the condos appreciate about 13
percent on average each year.
Sharon Blansett, assistant di-
rector of housing at UF, said the
demand for dorm space hasn't
Costs of living on campus range
from $1,142 to $2,760 per semester,
Blansett said. That includes utilities,
cable TV, local phone and Internet.
"Our goal has always been for
the supply of on-campus spaces tp
meet the demand," she said.
Student 6,700 new students will
Life attend UF in the Fall.
More than two-thirds,
or 5,208 of 7,551 spaces on campus
were reserved for freshmen.
Jennifer Taylor, 19, lives in a
condo off campus her parents
bought in 1999 when her sister was
attending UF. Taylor said she would
recommend buying property in
Gainesville to other students.
"The profits from the condo
have grown over the years, so
the condo is worth a lot more
now than it was when my parents
bought it," Taylor said. "It worked
out as a really good investment
for them in the long run to actu-
ally make money on the condo."
Blansett said she thinks it is
important for students to live on
campus during their first year at UF
so they don't feel isolated.
"When you're right out of high
school, I think you need a little bit
more help connecting to the univer-
sity," Blansett said.
Taylor said living off campus
during freshman year isn't easy for.
everyone, but it is something she
was able to overcome.
Yi Chiang, 18, is coming to UF
in the Fall from Miami. Although
he will probably live on campus his
first year, Chiang's parents plan to
buy property in Gainesville for him
to live in sophomore year.
Chiang's parents are also consid-
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other students as well. .
"It's better than the stock mar-
ket," Chiang said. "You're never go-
ing to lose money off of it. It's only
going to go up, so why not?"
Chiang said about five of his
friends are also looking at property
in Gainesville to purchase.
Kelley said buying property
provides a tax shelter because ex-
penses can be written off as costs
of management. The interest rates
are also low right now, she said.
Besides financial benefits, Kelley
said students who live in property
owned by their parents have more
independence and learn responsi-
bility because they have to take care
of the place where they live.
"There's absolutely zero down-
side," Kelley said. "You can't lose."
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Residents of west and south-
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precinct locations from 7 a.m. to
7 p.m- for either candidate Jack
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Precincts are determined by
address, and the proper polling
location is on the back of residents'
Both candidates have contin-
ued campaigning since the March'
29 general election because no
single candidate, then including
UF student Mike Belle, got more
than 50 percent of the vote.
Donovan is optimistic about his
extra campaign efforts.
"The signs are good," he said.
"We're all very hopeful and opti-
Domenech said he is happy to
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loves on his campaign but has no
idea what the outcome will be.
"I think voter turnout will
increase in the second election,"
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we're working so hard, both me
and my opponent."
Domenech said he chose to stay
away from negative campaigning.
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my campaign and the people in
my campaign have stayed away
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Harry James Garner Jr., of 4312 SE Fourth Ave., was caught
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Gainesville Police officer questioned his peculiar behavior, a
GPD arrest report states.
"The theft of rims in Gainesville is becoming more and more
popular," GPD spokesman Keith Kameg said.
The reports said Garner was unscrewing the lug nuts from a
tire on a light blue 20-year-old Oldsmobile Cutlass.
When authorities asked Garner what he was doing, he said
he had permission from the owner to take the rims and wheels
off the vehicle, reports state.
However, GPD officer Sean Dhillon said he contacted the
owner of the car, who said he never gave permission to remove
Kameg said the rims were not very expensive, estimating
the cost to be less than $300.
When Dhillon arrested Garner, he found a pair of black brass
knuckles in his front right pocket, according to the report.
The report states that Garner said he was using the weapon
as "just a belt buckle."
Kameg said his agency does not seebrass knuckles as often
as in previous years, which he said he is thankful for because
they are a "very effective weapon."
Dhillon also located the missing rim in the trunk of Garner's
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Coalition pushes alcohol ad ban
ALCOHOL,' from page 1
Most of the sponsors were beer
companies, he said.
Mark McCauley, who runs the
Gator Radio Network, refused to
comment on the policy's effect on the
But Salamone said officials will
find other sponsors to fill in the miss-
"We all saw it coming," he said.
"We just need to knock on different
Officials have known that the cut
was imminent since a Student Affairs
committee recommended that UF join
the Campaign for Alcohol-Free Sports
TV during the previous academic
The coalition of more than 200 col-
leges pledges to break the connection
between sports and alcohol.
But erasing alcohol commercials
from TV sports programming may
end up being much more complicated
than prohibiting them from radio air-
The coalition is pushing for the
NCAA to try to pull alcoholic ads
from TV sports games.
However, it's unclear what indi-
vidual colleges can do to prevent net-
works from selling alcoholic advertis-
ing during college sports, said Lohse
Beeland, director of student activities.
Joining the ongoing campaign is
just the first step in a long process,
"We all saw it coming. We just
need to knock on different
UAA director of marketing and
Salamone agreed that the legal im-
plications are complex. To better deal
with that national issue, he said the
College Football Association needs to
In the meantime, the UAA will con-
tinue to support the campaign effort,
especially since UF can afford the loss,
.The campaign includes colleges
with lesser-known teams, which are
probably losing their main source of
UF is a football university with no
such problem, Salamone said. "
"We will make it happen," he said.
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University of Virginia's defense couldn't hold Stanford back during the women's
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Students may, or may not, be able to sue under freedom bill, analyst concludes
BAXLEY, from page 1
In contrast to Hunt's new report, a Senate staff analysis of
an identical bill in the Senate Education Committee warned
last week that "the bill appears to create a cause of action for
students to litigate against the public postsecondary education
in which they are enrolled."
Moreover, the report said some provisions of the bill "invite
student complaints" against their professors or universities.
Senate committee analyst Lowell Matthews, author of the
document, said Monday he stood by his report.
Robert Jerry, dean of UF's Levin College of Law, said the
legislation does not provide an expressed cause of action, a'
paragraph expressly stating a plaintiff's right to sue.
"But the question is whether there's an implied cause of ac-
tion," Jerry said.
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the intent of the
Legislature should be the primary factor considered by courts
on whether a cause of action exists.
But a cause of action may be "judicially inferred," and a
debate over a cause of action can be enough for plaintiffs to file
suit and let the courts decide, Jerry said.
"Certainly the possibility that this bill would create a cause
of action couldn't be disregarded," he said. "All you need to do
is file a complaint, and the worst that can happen is the court
Rep. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, said the bill on its face cre-
ates enforceable rights that must also create a cause of action.
"It says in the bill, 'a student has a right to expect...,"' he
said. "Rights aren't vindicated by themselves, and they're not
spontaneously enforced. If you create these rights in the uni-
versity system, they're going to be enforced by somebody."
Gelber, a trained attorney who sits on the Choice and
Innovation Committee, said it was clear that lawsuits and the
courts would fill that role. He cited a report by the Department
of Education recommending $4.2 million be spent to hire a new
lawyer for each of Florida's universities and community col-
leges if the bill was passed.
"I can't believe the legislature is going to
seriously consider the bill," Gelber said. "If
it wasn't so dangerous, it would be wacky"
The bill bans professors from introducing
... ,r. "controversial matter" into the classroom or
/ introducing coursework serving "no legiti-
mate pedagogical purpose." -
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Gelber aware of all "serious scholarly viewpoints."
The bill defines neither "controversial
matter" nor "serious scholarly viewpoints."
If the Education Council passes the bill, it could go to the
House floor. An identical bill is pending before the Senate
"This is a marketplace of ideas, and sometimes even the
nuttiest ideas can attract attention," Gelber said. "Sometimes
the nuttiest ideas attract the most attention."
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probation for hazing
* THE SENTENCE WILL LAST
By NEIL HUGHES
Kappa Alpha Fraternity was
placed on probation for hazing
charges Monday evening.
Fraternity President Daniel
Boda was apologetic to the Greek
Judicial Board, which made the
ruling, for Kappa Alpha broth-
ers' and pledges' actions March
18, when members stole a num-
ber of signs from Gainesville
"These actions not only af-
fect our status, but it also af-
fects the lives of everyone at
the University of Florida," Boda
The fraternity will remain on
probation for two years, until
Three Kappa Alpha pledges
were found with several large
signs in the back of a gray
pickup truck on Fraternity Row,
according to a report from the.
University Police Department.
"They had been instructed
by the fraternity to go and steal
signs for the hurricane party"
on the evening of March 18, the
Boda, who said he was not
present the night of the incident,
admitted that fraternity brothers
did order the pledges to steal the
"The brothers involved were
younger guys ... and they un-
dermined my authority and took
matters into their own hands,"
Eleven signs were found at the
house, totaling $545 in damages,
according to the report. The signs
were to be decorations for the fra-
ternity's hurricane-themed party,
which took place March 19.
As a result of the actions,
apologies were issued to the
businesses affected and the
guilty members were punished
within the fraternity, Boda said.
The brothers involved are sus-
pended from all chapter activities
for three months, will participate
in a service project at Holy Trinity
Episcopal Church next Fall and,
along with the guilty pledges,
will serve 30 community-service
hours each at the Reichert House,
a Gainesville after-school pro-
gram for troubled teens.
"The brothers involved
were younger guys ...
and they undermined my
authority and took matters
into their own hands."
Kappa Alpha Fraternity president
The pledges also are under
social suspension for the Fall
semester and already completed
a community-service project at
Boda suggested assem-
bling an anti-hazing seminar
for both Kappa Alpha and the
Interfraternity. Council to the
Greek Judicial Board, a subject
that Boda said he had already
spoken about with IFC President
John Dicks and Administrative
Vice President Jeremy Martin.
The Greek Judicial Board ac-
cepted Boda's suggestion, and,
as part of the fraternity's pun-
ishment, 90 percent of Kappa
Alpha members will be required
"This has been a huge, huge
wake-up call for us," Boda said.
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Shading the sun
Beneath the parasol of a southern belle, a spectator at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington,
Ky., takes in the action during the running of the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes on Saturday.
Faculty add to nature encyclopedia
By SKYLER SMITH
The tempestuous relationships between man, his en-
vironment and his religious beliefs have been compacted
and catalogued by a UF professor.
Religion associate professor Bron Taylor spent seven
years working on The Encyclopedia of Religion and
Nature, and the product will be released next month.
In over 1,000 entries spanning two volumes and
including 520 contributors, Taylor sought to divine the
connections between human beliefs and their subsequent
effect on the environment, or vice versa.
"It is accessible, it's not jargon-filled and it gets you
quickly to the main features," he said. "Very few people
had looked at the possible impact of natural environ-
ments on human consciousness in general and religion
Taylor cited the religious context different cultures have
put on volcanoes and eruptions as an link, or the ancient
Temple at Delphi and whether the gases from the cave
were responsible for the seer's trance.
But he said most of his research fo-
cused on more mainstream faiths.
"We spend a good deal of time in
what are considered the world's larg-
est religions," Taylor said.
However, the encyclopedia does
address less common religions, both
ancient pagan forms and recent move-
Taylor ments, such as the nature-revering
11th Commandment Fellowship.
There are even entries on subjects that may not be
considered strictly religious, Taylor said.
He explained that for some people, surfing is not only
a hobby but a form of nature worship and can lead to ac-
tivism in environmental movements to save the oceans.
BY NILO CRUZ
"Tropics burns with fiery passions"
A P A R T M E N T S
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luxury townhouse. W/D & internet. $350/mo.
Female. 508-435-2267 4-20-11-1
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includes utilities, 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.
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$385/mo incl utils, cable, hi-spd inet, W/D.
Free parking & pool! Bus rts 12 & 35. Furn
opt. No pets. Indiv leases. Call 352-692-
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2BR/2BA avail Summer & Fall. Newly remod-
eled condo w/patio, walk in closet, hottub,
cable, alarm, phone, internet, W/D. Univ Terr
W. Less than 2 mi to UF. $385+ 1/4 utils. 371-
UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST 1-4 BRs
avail pvt BA in each rm. Close to campus.
$350/mo ea. Call 772-696-1154 4-20-7-1
FULLY FURNISHED 1BR/IBA in 4BR/4BA
@ Countryside. Available for fall. W/D, pool,
gym, security system, utils, cable. $420/mo
incl all. 813-713-6485 4-20-5-1
$260/mo SUMMER RENTAL
Share 3/2 w/female UF student. Clean &
quiet. Located 5 mi from campus on SW
Archer. Email Sara: email@example.com
mi For Rent
Gainesville Place sublease for summer. Furn
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA apt. May 1 thru Aug
8. $275/mo NC for Aug. Incl cable, ethernet,
all utils (except ph). Call Mark 352-256-2719
or 407-771-4111 or firstname.lastname@example.org 4-20-5-1.
1. or 2 rooms in 2BR/1BA downtown apt. .
Newly. remodeled. Quiet neighborhood.
-Close to Shands, UF & library. $350/mo or
:$695/mo for both rooms. Month to month
or longer lease okay. Pets okay. 262-1351
Furnished 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Utils,
cable & DSL inc. University Terrace. On bus
route. Available Aug 1st. 12 month lease.
$395/mo. Call 407-620-1 555 4-20-4-1
*COUNTRYSIDE 1BR/1BA IN 4BR/4BA.*
$425/mo util, cable, alarm DSLincl. W/D. On
bus rts 9 & 35. Individual leases. Call 407-
For Rent: 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA Looking
Glass Apts, furnished. Across Street from
Anderson/Matherly, Walk to Class. 5/1 8/1.
$430/month 941-228-2651 4-20-4-1
Pvt room in 3BR/2BA nice home 1 mi N of
UF wall amenities: TV, cable, WiFi, ph, W/D,
free pkg, easy bike/bus, near shops, city.
$325 + 1/3 bills. Ph. 871-5633 4-20-3-1
WALK TO CLASS!
You can keep furniture! 2BR/2BAap.t located
behind Chipotle's. Very quiet neighbors.
$400/BR. Call 813-416-1203. Avail all sum-
GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St. 2BR/
1 BA W/D is optional. Park in front of your apt.
Pet play park. 2 mi to -VA/Shands. $525/mo
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1 BR apt. $325/mo.
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $555. Free parking
Open Weekends 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
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Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residents get FREE parking...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD!
Avail NOW or AUGUST!
1BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
Pets Welcome! ** 335-7275
1 For Rent
*LUXURY 3/3 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they last
Only 3 left! W/D, pets OK
OSUN BAY APTSO
OSome furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo002-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to -shopping, bus
line, and just a-few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, incl water,-
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 335-7066. 4-20-71-2
** A PRICE YOU CAN AFFORDI*
* Move in TODAY or AUGUST!
* 1BR $460 2BR $530
* Walk to UF Pets welcome!
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* Open Weekends! 372-7555
SEPARATE FROM THE COMMON PLACE
Luxury 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA
W/D incl. *FREE Cable*Alarm*
24hr. Gym* FREE Tan* Close to UF
Museum Walk 379-9255
Deluxe, Large 3 or '4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Oul House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By- Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-20-71-2
Move In Today! SPECIALS
1br $585, 2/2 $680
Alarm, Pool, bball
Love pets! Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 376-4002 .
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, 'washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-20-71-2
Now & Fall -.1 Big enough for 2!
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
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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 Fall"372-0400
-Beautiful and New**
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime
FREE Tanning & 24 hr Gym
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
Now & Fall 374-FUNN (3866)
** ELLIE'S HOUSES-**
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
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Ml en -or Hemnt 1 oren
unfurnished .' -J,. unfinished
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
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Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
HOUSES and CONDOS
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HOUSES AT UF.
2 and 3BR from $719
Carport, wood floors, pets ok
Call for appointment 371-777
WALK TO UF
land 2 BRs from $560
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OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
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*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE* -
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
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Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
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Move-in specials, leasing now & fall
open weekends, call, 376-4002
We are what you're looking forl
2BR/1.5BA TH with W/D for $6491
Alarms, Free UE parking, pets OK
Now leasing for Fall 373-1111
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Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
Tremendous TWO BED TWO BATH
FREE UF parking & bus rt to UF
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
affordable, spacious, pets.okI
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, wakf to UF.
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher,ceramic tile, private' patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$505 377-1633 5-19-75-2
**LIVE IN LUXURY***
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
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Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW & FALL 377-2801
Free Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
& DW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Now 372-9913 4-20-71-2
Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
1BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
HOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
630 NW 35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/mo;
816 NW 37th Dr 3/2, fam rm gar $1300/mo;
1802.NW 38th Terr 3/2 $875/mo;
642 NW 35th St. 3/2 $1100/mo 4-20-71-2
Total Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
A/C, pool, tennis, B-ball waste, pest, lawn
mowing. 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
appt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
373-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2
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'Move in Now or Aug! Studios, 1, a & 3BR
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Avail now, 2BR/1 & 2 BA apts.
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374-8579.x 1 4-20-70-2
1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
Stupendous Studios Steps to UF
From $499 $559
Laundry, pool, pets ok!
Open till 8pm and weekends
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
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
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14, ALLIGATOR I TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005
1 For Rent r.e F 'FOr ReI'I For Re r FRph-.'-
unfurnished ) "-l unfurnished unfurnishe d ''r .unfurmise -d "n i- furnishId.i ';--J
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 11.00 sq ft ** $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
Beautiful/quiet 0 376-2507
All the space you need only $1050
Pool*Hot Tub* Tennis*Gym*PC. Lab
W/D*Cable with HBO*Extra Storage
The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
eat-in kitchen, ceiling fans, $475/rent
305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
1 BR $699 2BR $839 3BR $999
$150 dep. Full size W/D,
Direct Campus Access,
Pool, Fitness Centerl
Open M-F 8:30 5:30, Sat 11-4
Pebble Creek Apts 376-9607
AVAIL. AUG 1: 4bed/2bath house. Ceramic
tile floors, extra game room, fenced yard,
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Now & Fall The Landings 336-3838
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HUGE 1& 2BR* Pool
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Furn Avail* 377-7401*
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1 & 2 BR, Private patios, walking
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Alarm, pets OK, W/D; HUGE bdrs & walk-
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*Sorority Row Area*
1940's vintage stone 2BR/1BA apt. Beautiful
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*8 Blocks to UF*
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Starting at $550.mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
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HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
1 BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
Progressive thinkers preferred. View at:
Avail for Current and Fall,
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3BR/2BA, W/D, $1175/mo (Pets ok) Call
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*FALL* Bilks from UF 0 Houses 0
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AVAILABLE NOW! NEW 3BR/2BA house 2
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3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Lg.screen back pch, Ig
.back yard, close to downtown, W/D, $900/
mo. Avail May 1st!. Call (office) 377-1071 or
(cell) 262-7174 a r. IE,-, 3r.- 4-20-30-2
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Call 215-9987 4-20-30-2
TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS
Upscale 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to campus on
north & east sides. Year leases avail. Begin
summer or fall. No pets. K&M Properties
SPACE & VALUE! 3 + 4 bedrooms
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
Pets welcome, free uf parking
ceramic tile, dishwasher, pool
open wknds, Call 376-4002
Avail May: Several units w/in .5 mi of UF
campus or closer. Eff $300-310, 1BR/1BA
$395-$415, 2BR/2.5BA $725, 2BR/1BA
$700. Sec dep, NS, no pets: Contact
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Start at $525 for 1 bdrm, $675
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.BUtler. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, alarm, pool, free
ethernet. Bus rt in-front every 15 mon. $850/
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University Terrace West
4/4 Individual Leases
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W/D, Pool $395/mo
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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.
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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, until bldg, etc. Bike
to campus. $1400/mo, $350/per person. 1st,
last, dep. 352-466-0165 4-20-15-2
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
. HOUSES 0 359-2000
2BR 1BA $595 1953 NW 31st PI.
2BR 1BA $595 431 SE-7th St.
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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 NW6th St. $640/
mo. 215 71994-20 14.2
Historic house; hd wd firs, Ig front porch, lots
of charm. Studio& 1 BR avail. 306 NE 6th St.
$400-500/mo. Call 379-4952 4-20-14-2
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
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yard, cent AC, $1125/mo. Drive by 3423 NW
1st Ct. Call Marty 514-2855 4-20-13-2
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Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
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-
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 townhouses 7209 SW 45th Pl. $500/
mo, $500 see 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-
1BR w/pvt. Gated courtyard. Small quiet
complex located at 3320 SW 23rd St. Starting
@ $385/mo. Pets arranged. Call 377-2150.
Please leave a message. 4-20-11-2
3BR/3BA newer home. Cathedral ceilings,
fenced yard, close to UF/Shands, W/D, lawn.
svc & pest cont ind. Part fum 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
Pienry of FPEE 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 1 BR/1 BA efficiency
apartment. Big BA, large laundry room, W/D
ind & kitchen. $650/mo. Inci all utils, cable
& sDL rice 'enced barclyard 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 HANDS OR UF
Luxurious 2BR/2.5BA in secluded location.
Only 5 yrs old & newly redecorated. W/D,
DW, alarm, pool Avail Aug. N/S. $825/mo
214-3820 5-2 1.17.2
Great Homes,'Close to UF.
3311 NW 30th Ave $1050/month
1614 NW 21st 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
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 floors, W/D hk
ups; Avail June 15th. $1300/mo. Call 332-
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
PET'S P.P.AADSE r.o 3pp of pet fee 2 E
town-.cme duple es FPrivacy fence mod-
ern appliances iars. SVV prvaie owner
please leave detailed message. $450/525/
ADORABLE STONE COTTAGE 3 blks from
campus. Fully renovated 2BR/1BA w/den.
Wood floors, W/D hkups. Pets OK. Avail May
1st. $975/mo. 331-6376 4-20-8-2
ABRACADABRA! House 3/2 5457 NW 35
Dr, apple tree. $975/mo. 4/3 4306 NW 21
St $1100/mo. 4/3 3538 NW46 PI $1100/mo.
Avail 4/05 or 8/1/05. Call 318-3721 or 352-
SPACIOUS STUDIO Biking dist to Shands
& Vet school; washer/dryer, $450/rent 3811
SW 20th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate. Inc. 372-9525
DUCK POND STUDIO Adorable studio
w/separate kitchen & walk-in closet, wood
floors, water & pest control incl. $450/rent,
414-7 NE 5th Ave-
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc 372-9525
2BR I BA Apts, $500-$5251 Mo
5blks to UFI 840 Sq. Ft
829 SW 5th Avenue, St. Croix Apts. Central
H & Air, Inclds Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl, Garbage.
Call Meioll Manasgement Inc 372-1494
IeR 1B6 1 tIK 10 UF'
1218 SWJ 3rd Avenue
Wood Floor.. W.no* ;'C $400/mo.
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494.
2-Blks to UF! -
2BR 1 BA Apt, Terrazzo Floors, Window A/C,
Nat Gas ht. $520/mo. 408 NW 15th St. Call
Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 4-20-7-2
3BR 1 BA Home with Wood Floors
Central H & Air. Washer/Dryer Hkups $725/
mo 2801 NW 21st Terr, off NW 23rd Ave. Call
Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 4-20-7-2
2BP 2B.- Condo in WVOODSiDE 'ILLAS
iocaled 7200 SW bin A.,e benand Oaks Mail
Pool CluOhouse eic $625.mo
Call Mernll Magarement Inc 372-1494
-TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005M ALLIGATOR, 15
8 1 .' For Rent '
3BR 1 BA Home with wood Floors. Central
H &Air, Washer/Dryer Hkups 1100 sq ft
$725/Mo. Off NE 16th Ave 1050 NE 13th
Place. Call Merrill Management Inc 372-
2 BR 1BAapts 1 Block to UF
New Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht
1210 SW 3rd Avenue $540/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
1 Block from UF!
1 BR and 2BR Apts Avail Now, Summer or
Fall see our list at www.merrillmanagement.
net updated daily or call Merrill Management
Inc 372-1494 4-20-7-2
1BR 1BAApts 1 BIk to UF! $460/mo
1236 SW 4th Ave Grad II Apts-
Central H & Air, Carpet, Inclds Water swg,
pest control & Garbage
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
2BR 1BA Apt 1 Block to UF
Central H & Air. Tile or Wood Floors
1236 SW 1st Ave, $585/Mo Call Merrill
Management Inc 372-1494 4-20-7-2
Apts and Townhouses
621 NW 10th St Gainesville
WALK TO UF
BRAND NEW LEASING FOR FALL
I For Rent
S uh-nfuhihshed J
2BR/1BA apt$600/mo, 625 SW 11th Ln.
3BR/2BA house $900/mo 2706 W Univ Ave.
Lg 3BR/3BA, on bus rt, $1050/mo or $350/
BR. Avail May '1st. Call 332-0617 Iv mssg
SPANISH STYLE Large 4BR/2BA close to
UF. Nicely landscaped. Skylights, Mexican
tile, W/D, cent AC/H, large screened porch.
$1450/mo. Call 373-5295 4-20-6-2
PALM TREES Beautiful, spacious home, 8
rms + 400 sq ft porch. 3BR/1BA, bike to UF,
$1175 + util. No pets. Currently avail. 275-
HISTORIC BAXTER COTTAGE Pirvacy and
location, 2 biks to campus near sorority row.
Fall rental, new inside, 2BR/1BA, NS, no
pets. $669 + util. 275-1259 4-20-6-2
AVAILABLE ASAP .
in Beautiful IRONWOOD GOLF COURSE.
3BR/2BA house w/jacuzzi & fireplace. W/D,
house rent $1150 or $410/rm. Contact 561-
719-6680; firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-20-6-2
SWEET DUCKPOND AREA HOME. 3BR/
1 BA, cent AC, fireplace, fenced yard, tile,&
wood floors, Avail 5/1. 731 NE 9th St. $850/
mo. 352-316-1637 5-31-13-2
Now leasing for Fall 4BR/2BA apt $265/mo firs,V
per room + utils, 3 blocks from campus, No $121
pets 231-3002 4-20-7-2 ALS
IN TO UF! 3BR/2BA.excellent NW area,
rm, garage, cathedral ceilings, wood
W/D, great looking home. Avail 8/5,
00/mo 352-373-6080 or 352-284-5033
O AVAILABLE 4BR/2BA. 4-20-6-2
S For Rent
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN 224 NW
2nd Ave 5/2 $1700 0 236 NW 2nd Ave 4/1
$1100, 235 NW 3rd Ave two 1/s $575
& $675 0 229 NW 3rd Ave 3/1 $975 0 1/1
$475. Off st parking 305-527-9315 4-20-6-2
CLOSE TO UF 2BR/1BA. Year lease from
8/17. 910 SW 6th Ave. AC/heat, W/D, car-
peted, fenced backyard. No pets. $580/mo.
Call 359-1508 4-20-5-2
Large single garage apartment. 3 blks from
campus. $425/mo. Available Aug 1. 372-
8568 or 316-3305 4-20-5-2
Large private NW single family home
3/2 split, fenced, new appl., lanai,
Excellent schools, Available now
$1275 + security 941-447-5453
A Golf Course Villa 3/2 house w/pool,
Quiet, all appliances, on bus route
Available now $930 + security
HUGE & Affordable
FREE Alarm FREE W/D Screen porch
FREE Tanning 24hr Gym Pool
Gated Entry PC Lab Pet Friendly
ONLY 1.7 miles to UF 372-0400
DOWNTOWN Avail immediately. Month
to month ok. 2BR/1BA apt. newly remod-
eled, quiet neighborhood, pets ok. Close to
Shands, UF & library. $695/mo. Call 262-
1BR/1BA w/ W/D. $500/mo. Quiet area, 3
miles north of UF. Call 379-0783, Iv mes-
CONDO BELLAMY FORGE 3BR/2.5BA
w/garage. Very large, all new. Pool, tennis
& racquet ball. Good location. On bus rt.
- '$890/mo. Available fall. Call 352-372-4768
**0.8 miles to UF. 4BR/2BA historic house.
Wood floors, W/D, high ceilings, fenced
yard. Between UF & downtown. $950/mo.
Avail 8/1. 214-9270 8-4-29-2
**0.8 miles to UF. 2 & 3 BR apts in his-
toric house near downtown. Wood floors,
nice deck, W/D. $525-$650/mo. 214-9270
Spacious 1B/1BA available in a 2BR/2BA
house. MILLPOND. Across street from
GHFC. Living room, kitchen, FL room, gar-
den. Avail 7/05. $550/mo. Looking for female
student or working prof. Call 305-905-2289,
2BR/2.5BA paddle fans, inside laundry
room, ceramic tile & carpet. Gas heat &
water. Rent incl water, sewer, garbage. Avail
now. Call 375-8600 owner/broker 4-20-4-2
3BR/1BA HOUSE central heat & A/C, kitchen
& bath tile floors, WD hookup @ 2036 NW
31 Place. $650/mo. Call 352-371-3636 4-
**Apply Now No Application Fee**
4 blks to UF Gatorside Apts. 1600 NW 4th
Ave 2BR/1BA $550 or 1BR/1BA $350 or
- 12 blks to UF Center Pointe Apts 1 BR/1 BA
1220 NW 12 St. $350. 371-3636 4-20-4-2
Duckpond. 1BR w/study. Wood floor, AC,
pretty wallpaper. Free washer/dryer. Grad
student or prof. preferred. 1st last & sec. req.
$580. Avail 7/1 377-4217 4-20-4-2
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces, SE
Historic District. 1, 2 & 3 BR w/water, sewer
$475/mo. 1st, last, security. No dogs please.
ROCKWOOD VILLAS 3BR/3BA
Lg rooms Tile common area/kitchen
Fresh paint, Security sys, W/D
On bus route, $1100/mo .
Avail 8/1/05, Call 256-0112 4-20-3-2
Avail now 2/1 in triplex. Quiet neighborhood.
$550/mo 1st, last, sec. Dogs ok. 332-5585,
leave message. 4-20-3-2
BI Foor Rent :ls
U tuinfu-rished Subleases
Live the downtown life .
Studios, 1/1s, 2/2s
SW/D & T/Hs avb. Pets OK
$0 DD special ask for details
From $525 338-0002
CASABLANCA WEST Spacious 2BR 2.5BA
Townhouse, w/d hkups, ceramic tile, porch,
Pool, $750/rent, 2735 SW 35th PI #1604
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
LOTS OF CHARACTER! 3BR 1BA
2 story house, wood floors, large yard,
w/d hookups, $650/rent, 719 NW 34th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
6 MONTH LEASE 2BR 1.5BA
duplex, walk to UF, CH/AC, $495/rent,
avail July, 807 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO UFI 3BR 1 BA house,
Wood floors, CH/AC, w/d hookups,
Porch, $1000/rent, 126 NW 10th St.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
SPACIOUS 4BR 2BAI Great house w/
Living & family rooms, fireplace, parquet
Floors, washer/dryer, $1200/rent
1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO UF! Cute 2BR 1BA
House, wood floors, dining & living
Rooms, $600/rent, 715 NW 14th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO UF 1227 SW 4th Ave. 3BR/1BA,
cent H/AC, wood floors, parking passes. Aug
1st, $1135/mo. Schackow Realty 331-0590,
514-5060 cell 4-20-3-2
AVAIL AUG 2005 2BR/2.5BA condo 'in
Brighton Park. Incl W/D, pool, pvt setting, on
bus rt to UF every 8 min. $825/mo Call 665-
Move in now or in the fall! 3BR/3BA condo.
Spacious 1370 sf. W/D. $900/mo + dep. Call
for more info 352-283-2774 4-20-3-2
KENSINGTON SOUTH & VICTORIA
STATION CONDOS. 2BR/2.5BA.- Avail
June & Aug. Contact Robin 954-802-4499
CONDO FOR RENT
2/2.5 avail now W/D, furn opt. $899/mo
352-337-0427, 305-776-3156 4-20-3-2
QUIET HOUSE 3 or 4 BR. Close to UF in NE
neighborhood. $600/mo. 376-6183 4-20-2-2
1BR/1 BA at Pine Rush:. Pool, laundry Room.
Quiet area. $429/month with 1st month Free.
No security deposit. Call 692-4352 4-20-2-2
Duckpond apt avail May 15 or June 1. Fully
renovated 1 BR in quiet, historic house. Off St
parking, new eat-in kitchen & BA, CA/H, roof
deck, $500/mo + utils 337-2647, 847-345-
Lease before you leave!
Huge 2bdrms, flexible leases, on bus
route, water & sewer included, pets ok.
1902 SW 42nd Way
0 -- -- -' *
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?7
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
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
Room for summer sublease A, B.or C in
a beautiful new house. Room is spacious.
Huge backyard w/pool. Pets welcome. RenI
$450!! MUST see!! Everything included. 786-
Campus Lodge apts. POOLSIDE 1I1 in 2/2
other room vacant. May-Aug. w/option to re
new. $450/mo furnished, all utils + internet
W/D, Call 352-871-3117 4-20-21-3
HUGE ROOM FOR SUBLEASE 1BR ir
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
Summer sublease 1BR in 3BR house
on NW 36th St., huge back porch W/D,
wood floors, w 'or w/out furn. Avail May
30th. $250/mo + utils. Call 352-281-1337
Summer sublease available WINDSOP
HALL 2 blocks from campus. 1 BR suite $600
utils incl. Laundry room, swimming pool, ca-
ble, ethernet. Call 516-650-4037 5-24-24-3
$240/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 UTIL
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt.
Call PK 954-682-5979
or call 904-705-1689 4-20-17-3
Reduced $450 @ The Exchange
Furnished 1BR/1 BA in 2/2
Kitchen, living room, porch, W/D,
Female please. 772-473-0560. 4-20-16-3
1BR/1BA'in a 4BR/4BA apt, utils, cable, W/
D, dishwasher, FURNISHED. $250/mo OBO.
Available 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/I BA in 2 BR/2 BA apt. $300/mo + 1/2
utils OBO. Free internet. Fun roommate. Call
Katie S. 352-213-5425 4-20-16-3
Summer sublease avail. 3 blocks to campus.
Fabulous location! 1 BR in 2 BR apt. $260/
mo + 1/2 utils. Call 813-368-6801 or email
THE EXCHANGE 1/1 in 2/2 May, June, July
$325/mo incl util, cable i-net, W/D, male
furn, gated, bus rt. Call Hank 904-556-614m
or 904-491-4574 (Steve) 4-20-15-3
Female sublease at Courtyards. 1 bec
room in 4/2, townhouse on 13th. All furn
& util included; $399/mo negotiable
Sec dep & 1st mo rent.free, 514-6408 o
10 SECOND WALK TO UF
Looking Glass Apts. Summer subleas'
$400/mo negotiable. .Drew 561-339-121V
2BR/2BA Oxford Manor $363 eaG.
Negotiable. W/D, pool, weight room, tannin
3 bus rts, furniture avail. Call 239-671-31-
or 561-635-8671 4-20-14-3
1 rm in house $285 mo + uitl & cbl
3 mo sublese first mo free, great loc o
34th st. Wash/dry quiet area. 352-375-135
1 or 2BR avail for summer sublease in 3/2.
townhouse. Walking distance to Butler Plaz.
& 1 mi to UF. Avail, furn or unfurn, W/D. Ca,
Clliff at 561-252-0819 4-20-12-3
University Glades Sublease!! SUMMER:
May Aug. Price neg. BR w/personal bath
in 3/3 apt. Inci all util. Furniture avail. Call
Stacey 352-336-1968 4-20-12-3
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16, ALLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005
ARLINGTON SQUARE $200/mo
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BAtownhome. 1/2 util,
cable, internet. May 1 thur July 31. 352-514-
$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
*DUCKPOND* Sublease May & June.
Huge room in historic Victorian home. $3151
mo, 3 blocks from downtown. 377-2373
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 4-20-11-3
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 4-20-11-3
**WALK TO CLASS**
Summer sublease @ Courtyards. 1BR
in 4BR townhouse. May-Aug. $300/mo.
NEGOTIABLE. Call Maggie 727-741-1347.
HOT lease 4 a cool price!
.Only $325/mo. (util incl) for fully furn 1BR/
IBA w/ W/D, dig cable (hbo+), hi spd inter-
net, pool, ground floor loc. 2 RTS (covered).
Downtown Arlington Square 1BR/1BA in
a 3BR. May-1/2 of Aug. W/D & pool incl
Next to Starbucks. $300/mo + 1/3 utils.
NEGOTIABLE. Call 352-262-1687 4-20-
2/2 twntown- 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
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
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-
Large 1 BR/1BA 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
Sublet 1 BR/1 BA 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
SPANISH TRACE 1BR Avail May July.
Furnished or unfurnished. Rent Negotiable.
**1 MONTH FREE 3BR/3BA**
Avail tktay 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-
1 BR/I~A apt at GAINESVILLE PLACE
Avail May -Aug. Will give BARGAIN RATE.
Call 954-755-0696 4-20-9-3
SUMMER DEAL Male for summer sublease
I BR in 4BR apt/ W/D, being Sorority
Row. $300/mo. Please call 305-335-9021
GAINESVILLE PLACE $350/mo OBO. Fully
furn, W/D. Utils, cable, internet incl. Call
Rachel .352-359-3044 anytime 4-20-8-3
1BR/1BA in 3BR/2BA apt. Close to UF.
Bike/bus. $260/mo + 1/3 utils. For more
'info call Joy 954-614-4607 or 352-377-6918
WALK TO CAMPUS FOR CHEAP!
$1200 for WHOLE SUMMER NW 7th Ave
fully furn 1BR in 4BR/2BA house. Cable, hi
spd inet, util incl. Avail 4/29 NEGOTIABLE.
Call Noel @ 352-375-4635 4-20-8-3
Live w/a friend not a stranger! 1 or 2 BRs in
2BR/2BA. @ Cambridge Apts. All furn & utils
incl. Great location. May Aug. Opt to renew.
$450/mo per BR/OBO!! Call Tracy 305-726-
.5 min walk to UF/Sorority row bus.
F roommate. Avail May-July
All utils incl. Furn, ethernet, gym, pool. $400/
mo 786-246-3049 4-20-7-3
***** Summer Sublease University
Commons 1/1 in a 2/2, all utilities included.
$330/negotiabie, furnished. Call ASAP 305-
YOU GET $300 IN CASH!!!
1BR in 4bBR Courtyards for $350/mo.
female. 0.35 mi to campus. Call Jessie 386-
Large 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA in Stoneridge
Ats. Rent only $340/mo + 1/3 utils. OBO May
to Aug Call 871-2426 4-20-7-3
Apt for Summer A & B sublease. 1 BR in 4BR/
2BA furn University Glades Apt $290/mo all
utils incl.(originally $435) M/F for all female
apt. Call 386-212-9042 4-20-7-3
$250/month 0 1BR in 2 story home, walk
to UF, includes additional office space, DSL,
furnished or non. Avail Summer B or C. Tree
lined neighborhood. 262-5334 4-20-7-3
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at Melrose Apts from
AUG 05 to AUG 06, $509/mo. $250 move-in
incentive, with housing scholarships avail-
able at Melrose. 803-535-9523 4-20-7-3
HEY LOOK! 1/1 in 4/4 Gainesville Place
May-Aug $490/month but neg. Clean apt,
friendly ppi, cool deco interior Everything
included + maid & bus to campus. Call 305-
Campus Club May to Aug. $400/mo
NEGOTIABLE. 1BR/1BA in 4BR apt. Incl all
utils. Fully furn, 32" TV, maid svc, hi-spd inet,
Great place to live, only 5 min to UF. Call
2BR/1BA w/extra sink area, avail May 1.
$635/mo @ Piccadilly, pets welcome, all fur-
niture for sale! 407-761-7761. Lease renews
Aug 15. 4-20-7-3
2BR/2BA. Furnished. Great location. $499/
mo utils incl. Call 904-294-0389 5-5-8-3
GET YOUR OWN APT!
Large 1BR/1BA Univ/13th Avail May 1st -
July 31st, option to renew. Close to campus.
Furn option. Call 954-401-3203 $500/mo.
Cambridge Apts. Huge 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA
apt. Avail immediately. Furn w/luxurious stuff
& all amenities incl. Beautiful nature view. 20"
TV as move-in gift. $465/mo. Call Carolina
Everything included, only $700/neg 4
ENTIRE SUMMERI Please call 246-4330-
CHEAP SUBLEASEIII! .
Stoneridge. 1BR/1BA avail with W/D, furn,
ethernet and util. 1 month FREE! $230 OBO.
Please call John @ 954-673-2154 4-20-6-3
$300/ mo summer sublease 1 BR/1 BA in
4BR/BA fully furn in Countryside apts. Inc.
utilities, cable, tv, wash/dry, balcony. Call
* Ill Subleases
*ACROSS FROM UF*
$345/mo, 1BR/1BA spacious apt w/AC,
interest, cable, W/D & parking. 617-584-
Summer sublease May July M/F for 1 BR in
4BR house. Furn $330/ mo + 1/4 utils. 1 bik
to campus. Contact Sara @ 407-310-8085 or
*1 BR/1 BA available in 3BR/3BA*
Fully furnished & all utilities included $465/
mo. May-Aug, Aug rent FREE, price neg. 2
convenient bus routes 9&34. Call 904-424-
*2 WEEKS FREE*
1BR in 2BR/1BA sublease from April 17
- July 30. $210/mo + 1/2 util. Call Wang 870--
Female for 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA town-
house. Behind. sorority row. Short walk to
campus. Avail ASAP. Price- NEGOTIABLE.
Call 352-870-8902 4-20-6-3
Great 2/1 duplex; W/D, cent H/AC, big
fenced yard, 1.5 miles to UF. $500/mo.
Available now until July 31. Call 352-219-
1 to 4 BRs avail in 4BR apt. May thru July, W/
D, 2 blks from campus & bars, $470/mo ea
OBO. Call Michael 352-359-0065 4-20-6-3
SPYGLASS APT. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA.
$350/mo all utils incl. Avail now til Aug. Call
Summer sublease: Camelot Apartments
2 bed/2 bath, furnished, poolside. Close to
campus, law school, on bus routes. Avail
May-Aug. Call Danielle 352-359-1691 4-
2BR/1BA apt in Summit House. 5 minute
walk to campus. Avail May-end of July.
Option to renew lease. $420/mo 359-8130
or 328-8801 4-20-6-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE $299/mo
May -Aug. Courtyards. Price negotiable, incl
everything. Walk to class. Quiet roommates.
Desperate Will Sacrifice! 1/1 in big 4/4 @
The Exchange. May Aug. Furnished, utili-
ties, ethernet, W/D incl. I pay $500; you pay
$400/OBO. 305-519-5055 4-20-5-3
1 or 2BR in 3BR at Greeenwich, rent/
wireless/utils $325/mo. May July. W/D. RTS
12/35. Call Danielle 305-495-2251 4-20-5-3
CAMPUS LODGE -POOLSIDE. May Aug,
fully furn, 1 BR/1 BA, room C. Vaulted ceilings,
cool roommates! NEGOTIABLE PRICE. Call
786-797-7717 for more info. 4-20-5-3
-WALK TO CLASS
3 blocks behind Swamp.
1 BR out of 2BR apt, May Aug, flex
-Wood floors, fully furn
ROYAL VILLAGE $235
Furnished, pool, 2 biks to campus. 1BR.
Call Mike 352-339-3539!
Lexington Crossing sublease. '1BR/BA in
a 4BR/BA apt, furnished. Girls only! Great
roommates, clean apt. Available May thru
mid Aug. Only $350/month. Call 352-223-
$150/mo off & Aug Rent FREE!
1/1 in F 4/4, everything incl, On rt 9, 34, Later
Gator B. Avail summer A, B or C. $300/mo,
Kendle at 352-216-1999 4-20-5-3
Sublet May-July. 2 rms avail NE Gville house.
$250 + 1/3 bills: Rent 1 or both. Backyard
w/picnic table, grill & firepit. Cable & wire-
less. W/D. Easy bike to UF. Furn/unfurn opt
Isadora 682-1112, Chris 281-5270 4-20-5-3
Sublease at Gainesville Place 1BR/1BA in
4BR/4BA. Avail starting May $450/mo OBO.
Fully.fum, utils incl. Call Tyler 352-427-1391
Two blocks from LAW school. 1BR/1BA/
study room in a 3BR house. $350/mo + 1/3
.jliiile ':enic'u ro..ummrn .-. Call 352-374-
5 420.5.2 :
ROOMMATE'NEEDED (summer sublease)
Pvt room in 3BR/2BA house
Bike to UF (2 mi from campus)
Call Kellan at 386-397-0951 4-20-5-3
WALK TO CLASS $225/MO
Courtyards, furnished, utilities included. May
til August 352-871-2742 4-20-5-3
CAMPUS LODGE SUMMER SUBLEASE
All summer available. Price negotiable. 2 out
of 4 suites avail. Call Jamie or liana 305-934-
2758 or 305-742-5263 4-20-5-3
2 blocks from campus
Call 871-1577 4-20-5-3
Walk to class. Summer sub. Huge 1 BR/1 BA.
Pool, W/D, walk-in closet, cable internet.
Museum Walk. $300 price neg. Call 941-
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood. Close to Shands, UF
& library. $350/mo. Pets ok. Call 262-1351
1 room in 4BR/4BA fully furn apt. Clean,
friendly, female roommates. Balcony, near
pool, W/D. $330/mo. Avail immediately.
Lease renewable. Call 703-987-3933 4-
2BR/1BA. $515/mo. Avail May 1st- Aug 1st.
Summer sublease @ The Exchange.
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA. Rent negotiable. Very
clean apt. Everything included. Extra room
also available. Call Nicole @ 407-927-5241,
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AUGUST RENT FREE University
Commons. $290/mo, May -Aug, W/D,
cable, furn, vaulted ceilings, female please
contact 305-766-1257 or firstname.lastname@example.org
University Glades 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA for
May-Aug 05. Fully furnished includes util &
internet & big TV. Aug rent already paid. $435
per month. Call 734-385-6214 5-10-5-3
1BR/1BA in 4BR/2BA apt in Sterling Univ.
Glades. Fully furn, big screen TV. 5 min
from UF. 24 hr gym, Need to sublease ASAP.
From May Aug. $430/mo. Call 514-2581
$400/mo negotiable. The Landings. 11 ft x
14 ft. Bedroom everything incl. Free tanning,
sports courts, poolhouse, Summer. Furniture
available 954-290-8087 4-20-4-3
SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA apt. Large walk-in
closet, close to campus on Sorority Row, 1
& 43 bus routes; $395/mo incl water. Pets
welcome. 352-281-9411 4-20-4-3
AWESOME 4BR/2BA HOUSE.
WALK TO CAMPUS & BARS.
Great backyard & furnished. $250/mo/room.
Contact us at 407-375-2503 or 407-592-
2 rooms @ University Commons 4/2 apt.
$385/mo. each, incd util & cable. Avail now-
Aug. Call 954-895-0884 or 904-377-9346
CLOSE TO UF. 4-20-4-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE May-Aug 1 BR/1 BA
and/or just $380/mo. Including utils, internet,
cable, etc. @ Lexington Crossing. Great bus-
route. Call Terri @ 904-534-2729 or 352-
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 M ALLIGATOR,17
S-bSu'bieases Sulese&At e iRoommates,
CAMBRIDGE Summer Sublease
$425 or neg. 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA util incl.
Also incl cable and HS inet. Avail by May 1.
W/D incl 786-385-8186 4-20-3-3
1 ROOM AVAILABLE in 4BR/4BA University
Club Apts. Fully furn, W/D, few mins from
campus. $425/mo. Call 407-929-3111 4-
1 BR/1 BAapt. Vaulted ceilings, W/D, DW.Can
move in immediately. Rent NEGOTIABLE.
Contact Mike at 850-526-9224, 850-526-
2BR/2BA avail May to mid August
W/D, cable, HBO, pool, gym
ONLY $550/BOTH BRs
BEAUTIFUL, BIG & NEW apt near campus.
Gainesville Place, 1BR/1BA $350/mo, fur-
nished, utilities and amenities incl. 321-206-
BLOCK FROM UF 1BR in 2BR
Female wanted. Avail May 1st thru Aug
12th. Renf $445. Call for details 359-2633
* WALK TO DOWNTOWN! *
* BIKE TO UF! *
1BR/1BA Avail May 1st thru Aug 1st w/
OPTION TO RENEWII! Quiet DUCKPOND
area, very spacious, eat-in kitchen, $355/mo
+ utils OBOI 941-730-8766 4-20-3-3
1BR-apt avail May July. 5 min. Walking dist
to UF. Gated porch. Ideal for pets. Trees give
shade & privacy. W/D & pool on site. Walk-in
..closet. 904-874-3887 4-20-3-3
Campus Club Apts $350/mo-everything incl,
hs net, pool, 5 min to campus, bus stop,
fully furn, screened balcony, maid service.
Starting May til Aug 352-224-6084 4-20-3-3
Summer Sublease @ Victoria Station
3584 SW 30th Way
Furnished 2BR/2.5BA, pool, W/D
$300 month + utilities
Call 904-280-8750 4-20-3-3
Campus Club 1BR sublease til Aug
pvt BA, Walk-in closet, furn, $485/mo
Gainesville Place Apts Phase II, 4BR/4BA
$490/mo includes everything. Call 305-609-
S e. as- e s
THE EXCHANGE 2BR/2BA Looking fi
1 female May thru Aug 7th. Furnishe.
Everything included: cable,-utilities, etherne
$545/mo. PRICE NEGOTIABLE. 321-24:
COUNTRYSIDE $300/month. Clean 1BI
1BA in 4/4. All utils included, internet, ava
able now until July 31. Call 352-328-414
check out anytime. 4-20-2-3
3- Female roommates wanted brand new 2100.
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
UF. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
S incl $500/mo.Avail Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
R 395-7462 or 941-780-3526 5-26-77-4
Lowest prices in town for summer 5-31-9-3
3 month sublease (5/1/05)
Nice downtown location
1BR/1BA, DW, bay windows, AC.
Reduced price please call
Rustin 352-871-0605 4-20-2-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE 2BR/2BA in a 4BR/
3BA house. 1 mile from campus. Large
house w/huge backyard. $300 OBO. Call
352-871-5987 for more details. 4-20-2-3
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M/F NS Grad student/professional wanted to
rent furn room in gorgeous new house 1.5 mi
to Shands. Kitchen, LR, laundry $425+ utils
336-5450 or 954-646-1341 4-20-71-4
.Grad, uppperclassman, or prof to share spa-
cious new 3BR/2BA house. Internet & cable
incl. Must be neat, clean & responsible. $450
or 425/mo + 1/2 utils. Short or long term
avail. 262-3989 4-20-38-4
2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave. by Credit Union/
Norman Hall/hospital/buses for city/UF.
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 + spilt util, sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contactemail@example.com or
leave message at 352-870-7256 4-20-28-4-
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
Unfurn BR for rent in brand new, spacious
condo w/2-female UF students. NW 55th
St. Call Lisa for details @ 352-51,k-1763
*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
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
$225 May August + 1/4 utilities-
Big 1 BR in 4BR/3BA, 2 story house. Short
walk to campus/swamp area. NW 3rd Ave
& NW 12th Street. Jason 561-818-5430.
Summer-Sublease at Melrose Apts May 1
-Aug 10. 1BR w/pvt bath in a 2/2. $350/mo
OBO. W/D, furn all utils incl,ethernet, cable.
Call Korinne 305-905-0712. 4-19-2-3
ALL rooms in furnished 3/3 townhouse.
Huge bedrooms/closets, 2 balconies,
free tan/cable, courts, pool, gated
May -Aug, $1170/mo OBO 727=743-7240
SUMMER SUBLEASE at University Club.
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA apt. $335/mo, incl utils,
cable, ethernet, furn, W/D & more. Call 786-
1BR/1BA for sublease summer for $500
ALL INCLUDED (utilities, Cox cable, in-
ternet.) Bus route #16, cat allowed, patio,
clubhouse, gym, all kitchen appliances, all
furnished, ALL YOU NEED! Contact Gaby
305-510-6259 "(Sun Bay) 4-20-2-3
1BR/1BA'or 2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BR $375/mo,
price neg. Lexington Crossing. May-July.
352-650-5941 GREAT POOL PARTIES!
* $300/mnth + 1/3 utils + net **
Stoneridge apts, Apr 23 Jul 189, furn, high-
speed net, wash + dryer, bathroom, walk-in
closet. Grad students only. Contact Vinh
Sublease @ G'ville Place. 1BR + 1BA in
4BR/4BA. Furn. All utils, cable & inter-
net incl. Several amenities. $350/mo
NEGOTIABLE. Call 954-234-1351 4-20-2-3
Renovated historic house east of downtown.
2BR/2BTH High ceilings, wood firs, green-
house, big porch, furnished. A must see!
$700/puls utilities OBO. Avail May 5 to Aug
14. Call 373-1961 4-20-2-3
1 BR/1 BA for only $225 per mo. Most every-
thing included & negble utils. Mid-May-July
with May free! Call 352-215-6286 for more
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
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/ma, all utilities incl, internet, fully
furnished, private BR, W/D. Avail. ASAP 870-
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
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
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
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,
F vet student seeking F, NS for brand new
fully furn 2BR/2BA home. Avail immed.
Optional .renewal for fall. $425/mo +. 1/2'
utils. Call 561-707-1503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VERY LARGE. Furnished large 3BR/3BA
house. Utilities included sUMMER SESSION
$450/BR 3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 block from
Newberry Rd w/in 1 mi from UF. 407-363-
7198, call 407-234-1380 4-20-8-4
Looking for roommate to rent master BR in
nice, clean, relaxed environment. New wood
floors & appliances, no move-in or applica-
tion fees. $350 + 1/3 utils. Call Ryan 850-
Female roommate needed for 3BR/2BA
house in NW Gville. Pets welcome.
Everything incl $350/mo. Hispd inet, cable,
W/D & more. Please call Misty @ 321-624-
9014 or a-mail email@example.com. 4-20-
LUXURY TOWNHOUSE 2BR/2.5BA. W/D,
fully furn. (All brand new), pool, gym, F room-
mate needed. N/S, serious student. $425/mro
1/2 utils (free ethernet) Lv msg 786-246-
Female roommate for furn rm avail now in
- 2BR/2BA house 2 mi from UF. New bathroom
& kitchen. $350/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 352-256-
'1053 4-20-7-4 -
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. 352-271-8711 4-20-7-4
2 rooms avail this summer in a nice 4/2
house near law school. $350/room plus
utilities OBO. Please call 850-510-4063,
352-328-4633 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org-
Male to share 2BR/2BA condo. All utils
incl, minutes to UF, $400/mo. 561-317-
XX Walk to SFCC XX
Need 2 N/S females roommates
New 1700 sf 3BR, 2BA house
$400/mo + 1/3 utilities
Available now, call 283-6279 4-20-5-4
Professional or student prefer female to
share ranch home in G'ville about 10-15 min
drive to UF or SFCC. Furn common areas.
$400/mo. Avail end of April or May. Call 352-
XX Walk to UF XX
1BR available now 12/31, 2005
Share 1700 sf luxury home
w/2 engineering grad students.
$450/mo, 1/3 util call 283-6279 4-20-5-4
Quiet non-smoking college age roommate
wanted from Aug to April 06 Rent $375 per
month. Call local 352-376-4250 or call cell
Summer sublease $375/mo w/util avail May
-1 July 31. Female roommate for large furn
1BR in 4/2 off 16th Ave. Maria @ 283-3538
or email email@example.com 5-10-6-4
F roommate for newly remodeled 4BR/4BA
University Terrace apt. Close to UF & Butler
Plaza. Pool, great parking, hi-spd internet,
W/D, walk-in- closet. $325/mo + utils. Avail
summer & fall. 305-479-0935 4-20-5-4
1BR in nice 2 story house on NW.side
W/D & 2 porches $450/mo incl everything.
M/F. Current roommates like music fests &
Phish. Call Ricky 336-1409 short/long lease.
CHEAPEST-RENT IN TOWN!!!
$350 + 1/3 utils, huge room
Private bath, W/D, pool
Rockwood Villas, Avail June 1st.
Isaac 514-0767 or Joe 514-6561 6-16-17-4
M/F, NS, needed to share 2BR/2.5BA
Southfork Oaks townhome. (near Target)
Unfurn master BR w/own BA avail. W/D.
No pets. $347/mo + 1/2 utils. No lease. Call
Evan 335-9714 4-20-5-4
2 roommates needed $300/mo 3BRFBA, 1
acre fenced, must like pets, quiet neighbor-
hood, lease starts in June. Call'352-21i-
$399, everything included
Call 352-379-9300 4-20-5-4
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.
Lg kit & Ivg rm, patio, inet, cable TV & W/D,
community pool $450/mo 727-399-0574
2 share 2BR downtown apt. Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF & library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease okay.
Pets okay. Call 262-1351 4-20-5-4
Spacious 1BR/1BA available in a 2BR/2BA
house. MILLPOND. Across street from
GHFC. Living room, kitchen, FL room, gar-
den. Avail 7/05. $550/mo. Looking for female
student or working prof. Call 305-905-2289,
1 female needed for IBR/IBA in 4BR/4BA
@ Countryside. $425/mo incl utils, cable,
internet, furn, Avail'June. Call 727-510-9346
IBR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
Female roommates for large 3BR/2BA town-
house. Only 1 mile to UF. $450/mo all utils.
Dig cable & hi spd net incl Avail June 954-
298-7591 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-20-3-4
$295 nice room in-nice 4/2 house 1.5 mi to
UF. Big trees, wired for cable, dsl, on bike
path, quiet, private peaceful environment.
Dave 371-9409 5-31-10-4
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2 Females looking forthird M/F student
roommate to share a 3/3 condo less than a
mile from campus. $275/month + 1/3 utili-
ties. Call Erin at (352) 316-1063 4-20-2-4
Need 1 F student/professional to share
2BR/1BA apt $250/mo + 1/2 utils. 376-4510
Female wanted to share fully furn 2/2 condo
in Treehouse Village w/1 other feinale. W/D
in unit, pool, gym. 1.5 mi from UF. $425/mo '
incl utiahigh spd int, $300 dep. Avail fall. Call
352-692-3664 or e-mail Steph83@ufl.edu
ATTENTION! F roommate needed for 1BR/
1BA in a condo. $400/mo utils incl. Must
be responsible, neat, clean. Avail now! Call
Madgene @ 561-827-4970 4-20-2-4
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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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READY FOR SUMMER -ADORABLE LAKE
HOUSE on spring-fed pvt lake in Keystone
Hgts. /2, large lot. Avail now. $129,950. Call
Lease-to-own or owner financing. 3BR/
2.5BA, 2091 sq ft. 3.86 acres, block &
stucco, fireplace, $2150/mo + down. Owner
licensed realtor Michael Quinones 376-2433
FOR SALE Nice 3BR/2BA home. Built in 94.
Fenced'in backyard. Near 34th st and 39th
Ave intersection. $199,000 352-214-5601
For sale 3BR/3BA Rockwood Villas Condo,
tile kitchen, Ivg room dining & BA, across
from pool, guest parking, great location &
investment! $157,500, 352-336-3264 or
CONDO FOR SALE
2BR/2.5BA screened porch, paddle fans,
laundry room, gas heat & hot water. Call
for appointment 375-8600 broker/owner
COUNTRYSIDE @ THE UNIVERSITY 4BR/
4BA top floor. Partially furn. 941-518-5240
WANT TO BUYA CONDO OR HOUSE within
walking distance on North or East side of UF
campus? Minimum 2BR. For quick sale call
UNIV TERRACE WEST 4BR/4 full BA. Close
to campus & bus stop. Great investment.
$180,000. Call 772-696-1154 owner/realtor
BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil-
low-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new,
still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-372-
7490 will deliver. 4-20-71-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-20-71-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$230. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-20-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box. Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71-6
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$496Qn sets $89Single sets $390King
sets $990From estate sale: Safe pine
bunk bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6
SALE! 2 black couches, matching coffee
table, huge black & brown desk, 2 extra-
long twin size beds, brand new W/D. Prices
negotiable. Call 954-540-0344 4-20-9-6
* FUTON black & wood
* QUEEN SIZE BED
* ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
Call 813-624-2946 4-20-8-6
Deluxe white. $285 318-3721 or 332-0602
Dresser $35, queen sz bed $60, 19" Color
TV $40, Window AC 8000 BTU $75, dorm
fridge sm $40, VHS movie camera $65, din-
ing room chairs 2 for $25, lawnmower $60,
electric mower $60, Call 335-5326 4-20-8-6
Entire apartment of furniture for sale! Couch,
chair w/ottoman, dining room, queen bed,
dresser w/mirror, bookcase and more! Will
take reas offers. 407-761-7761 4-20-7-6
Living Room & Bedroom Furniture. Call 305-
FURNISH YOUR APT WITH MY
FURNITURE! Living room and bedroom
furniture for sale. Used but in great condition.
Must sell! Call 284-8182 4-19-4-6
MOVING SALE bedroom set, leather
couches, new appliances, and more. Great
condition and Great Prices. Please call Mike
at 352-376-7888 4-20-4-6
DRESSER, SOFA BED,
MIRROR $40 EACH
MUST SELL! Excellent Condition! Make me
an offer! Living, Dining & Bedroom Furniture!
Contact me @ email@example.com for
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House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
M/F Cert MCSE technicians. 333-8404.
*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
- computer/laptop repair
- networks, wireless, virus
- we BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7
722 S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
$10! TV'S, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES
Police Seized! From $10! Info: 800-749-8128
ext M974 4-20-31-8
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
0 Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bar
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th. St, Gville
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939. 4-20-71-10
Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtown 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
34th St. Get more bang for. your $! New items
daily Mon Sat 378-3654 4-20-43-10
PERCUSSION PLUS DRUM KIT
Brand new cymbols. Must sell soon!
$450/OBO. Call Jason @ 661-816-9811
"MOVING" downfilled sectional SOFA,
FREEZER, Dodge TRUCK, church BENCH,
HOUSE 3 ACRES 5BRs, WATERFRONT
CONDO 2BR, custom dining rm TABLE, call
352-871-5692 4-20-5-10 .
* Roof top carrier (locking) Thule 667
Excur.13 cu.ft. fits round, square, and fact.
bars. $175 OBO;
* Lexmark Z715 Printer $20; eView 17f3
Monitor $100 OBO 352-378-1443 4-20-5-10
Olympic weight set cost $500, sell for $250.
Additional free weights ranging from 10-100
lbs. Asking 20 cents per lb. Floor mats for
$50. 359-3751 or 374-4592 4-20-5-10
i Motorcycles, Mopeds3
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW67th Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. All models & directions avail on web-
** CASH PAID FOR MOTORCYCLES **
SCOOTERS, DIRT BIKES in ANY condition,
Running or Not, Titles orNot.
PROMPT PICK UP. Call ANYTIME
352-495-7769 Please leave message
Scooters from $599. Largest section
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many-
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-15-43-11
1993 HONDA NIGHTHAWK CB250
Good condition. Great for getting to and from
school 11,800 miles. $1300/OBO. Call 278-
2002 Moskito MZ scooter 50cc Regularly
serviced & well-maintained 2400 km.
Automatic oil mixture. Yellow $800 Call 352-
750cc cruiser or larger, will-trade laptop PC
plus cash. Joel 336-0075 4-20-4-11
New Verucci Scooter 4-stroke (no oil mixing)
49cc Save gas make 80-100 mpg: Elec start,
auto trans, remote alarm & many other fea-
tures. $1350. Call 352-219-3950 4-20-3-11
1992 HONDA NIGHTHAWK
Around 5500 miles. Recent ture-up. Runs
good. Needs new blinkers. $895/OBO 352-
2003 KEEN SCOOTER
Good Condition 45 mph
Call (352) 281-4099 4-20-2-11
98 HONDA CBR 600 F3
D&D exhaust stage 3 set kit
7500 miles $2800 OBO
CALL MATT @ 352-870-4168 4-20-2-11
FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or notl*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF-students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**FAST CASH PAID**
.For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
Best Cars Lowest Prices
**Power windows don't work?**
On site available
Call Steve 338-5142.
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring your W2 & drive home today. Cash
cars as low'as $1000. No credit check. Call
now 338-1999 4-20-63-12
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
We finance anyone! $2000 discount off
finance price. More than 150 vehicles in
stock. Call 338-1999 Drive today! 4-20-63-
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down & up! Plus +++ 30 day
warranty eng & trans. No credit check-Call
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 19
'88 Honda Accord $699
'86 Buick LeSabre $799
'88 Toyota Corolla $899
'90 Acura Legend $999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
'90 Chevy Lumina Van $1499
'93 Chevy Blazer $1499
'90 Ford F-150 $2499
'93 Chrysler New Yorker $1999
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
Racing green convertible w/tan interior.
Perfect condition. If interested call 379-0619
1992 PLYMOUTH SUNDANCE
Automatic, AC, new paint, CD, 83k, $1950.
MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1998
A/C, AM/FM/CD, sunroof. Runs & handles
great. No mechanical problems, 84k miles.
$4900/OBO. Moving out-of-state. Must sell
now. Call 352-425-1022 4-20-12-12
1992 Buick Lesabre, AC, runs very well,
clean, oil changed, 128k
Call Gilles @ 352-359-7689 4-20-9-12
99 BLAZER LS
Loaded. Excellent condition. Champaigne
$6200 NEG. 336-8099 4-20-6-12
DODGE RAM TRUCK blue 1997 great
condition bench seat seat blue book value
$5,600. Asking $4900 or best offer Moving
to Europe for senior yr. Must sell ASAP 352-
2002 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX SE
Automatic, 4 door, A/C, new tires. 69,500 mi,
$8000. Call 352-219-1140 or 352-331-1500
RARE & COLLECTABLE #45 of 1000 made
91 DODGE SHADOW CONVERTIBLE ps/pb
& air. Super good on gas. Fresh paint. No
dents or rust. Runs, drives & looks great.
$4000/OBO Call 352-468-2401 4-20-3-12
2002 NISSAN SENTRA GXE, 47K, silver-
blue, new tires, runs great. $7,200 after 6:00
97 Ford Explorer XLT. White, great condi-
tion, leather interior, fully loaded, cassette
& CD, brand new tires, V6 engine, cool AC,
145K miles, $5000 OBO. Call 352-262-5262
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LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
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made through advertising. We suggest that
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well under pressure meeting daily deadlines.
Possess excellent customer service skills.
Duties include some procedural training with
a constantly changing student sales staff.
Modest salary, good benefits, and excellent
working environment. With resume, send
cover letter that must include salary require-
ments for you to be considered for an inter-
view. Send to Assistant General Manager,
The Independent Florida Alligator, POB
14257, -Gainesville, FL, 32604. No phone
calls please. EOE.
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Nights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
Must work summer breaks.
408 W. University Ave Suite #106
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Evening Newpaper Production
Applications are now being accepted for edi-
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Alligator. Applicants should be available two
to three nights a week between 6:00 pm and
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production
duties include layout and design. Experience
is preferred on software applications, Adobe
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one-year commitment is expected. Please
include references and availability on ap-
All previous applicants are encouraged to
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of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F. Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
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PT CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING CLERK
needed at The Independent Florida Alligator.
Applicants must be enrolled for summer
semester (UF or SFCC) for.at lease 3 credit,
hours. Customer service skills a must. Good
spelling, typing & basic math very help-
ful. Comfortable working with computers.
Know Adobe InDesign or willing to learn
Clean appearance. Friendly, people-person.
Approximately 10-12 hrs/wk: Mon, Wed & Fri
mornings. (Position available w/flex hrs for
fall also. Must plan to be enrolled min 6 credit
hours). Apply in person at The Independent
Florida Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave. 8-5,
Mon-Fri. Equal Opportunity Employer
the independent florida
The Alligator's New Media department is
now accepting applications for web and
graphics production. Applicants should be
available two to three nights a week from
10 pm to 1 am, Sunday through Thursday.
Job duties entail content updates and ar-
chiving. Experience with HTML, CSS, and/or
Photoshop is preferred. Please include a
resume and availability schedule with ap-
All previous applicants are encouraged to
re-apply. Applications are available at the
-front desk of the Alligator, located at 1105
W University Ave, between 9 am and 4 pm.
For more information contact Mat Kelly at
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $5.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-20-71-4.
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work today! No sales, opinion research
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Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
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Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
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$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$ -
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF & DRIVERS
FT or PT, flexible schedules. Call 2-5pm 378-
2442 or come in and fill out an application
@ California Chicken Grill 2124 SW 34th St
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-20-71-14
Needed for evaluations of .
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
AUDITORS for local growing inventory
service. FT/PT, DFWP. Paid training. Call .
Mortgage lender has sales positions avail
for college students seeking prof work exp.
$8-9/hr + bonus. No exp req'd, flex hrs. Apply
in person btwn 4-8pm Mon-Fri 1900 SW 34
St Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)4-20-
World's largest pizza delivery company now
* Delivery Drivers
* Pizza makers
* Phone order takers
All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14
Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making &
smoking. If interested come to the psychol-
ogy bldg room 397 or call 392-0601 ext 297
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th Floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
* Co-Ed Camp
* Seven Weeks
* Room and Board Included
GET PAID TO PLAY!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp.
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 6 July 23. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext.
250 or 352-669-9443 ext 250.4-20-58-14
GET PAID for YOUR OPINIONS!
Earn $15-$125 and more per survey
Web developer wanted. HTML, CSS,.
motivated. -1 year minimum, portfolio a
must, graphic skills preferred. Contact
Flash programmer wanted. Animation action
script, graphic experience, portfolio a must,
1 year minimum. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org-
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
c#, SQL knowledge. E-mail resume to
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 5-19-30-14
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 NW 4th Blvd.
By Home Depot. No phone calls please. 4-
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, Gvi or
TOP BOYS SPORTS CAMP IN MAINE!
PLAY. & COACH SPORTS HAVE
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN OVER 15
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES FOR SUMMER
2005. CHECK IT OUTAND APPLY ONLINE
Groundskeepers FT, PT
Custodial duties/Apt Maint ^
Transportation req. DFWP EEO
220 N Main 375-2152 x301 4-20-22-14
Leasing Consultant, FT, PT
Cust. Serv. Exp. DFWP EEO
220 N. Main 375-2152 x301 4-20-22-14
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
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-
Local Web Development Firm with fun,
team-based enthusiastic environment-
seeks summer interns for project manage-
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MANY POSITIONS AVAILABLE
The YMCA is now hiring enthusiastic staff
members to fill positions in the following
areas: Afterschool counselors, summer
camp'"Uounselors, sports camp counselors,
gymnastics instructors, program directors,
group cycling instructors, customer service
personnel, weekend activities staff, dance
instructors/director, lifeguards/swim instruc-
tors, soccer referees, bus drivers and more.
Hiring at multiple locations throughout North
Central Florida. Apply in person at 5201 NW
34th St. Gainesville, Fl 32605. Interviews
begin immediately," so apply today! 4-20-
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
PART TIME WORK
Great pay! Flex schedules.
Sales/Svc, all ages 18+. Conditions Apply
SKILLED WEBSITE DEVELOPER
Your own hours. Extensive project. Reply:
Excellent starting pay. Work around
classes.Resume builder. Start immed. All
ages 18+. Cond Apply.Call now! 335-1422
Now hiring COOKS & CASHIERS Archer Rd
SALES CLEARK NEEDED.FT & PT
Apply in person. Pinch-A-Penny. Both loca-
tions.Z72-4489 & 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
Security Staff Needed Nowl
$6.00/hr Now $6.75/hr Summer
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at housing office near Beaty.
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
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
Work in Cancun
Now hiring Summer Staff, Sales Reps
877-725-0705 ext 903 4-20-10-14
We need students to assist with critical
reading, editing, customer service & re-
search. This is a great way to learn while
you earn. We have a great success rate of
employees who pass the CPA exam on the
first try. Applicants Must be detail-oriented,
enthusiastic, and possess good written and
communication skills. We provide flexible
hours & career opportunites.Email resume to-
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
Art, Art Ed, Graphics, Arch
Hand lettering, PT a few hrs/wk. Close to
UF. Short resume $6.50/hr starts summer
term.0'eply P 0 Box 286, Gainesville, FL
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
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college students. Flexible hours.
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 8-15-
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
Gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
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responsible, enthusiastic, fun people.
Customer svc exp helpful. For more info call
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enthusiastic people, flexible schedule. Call
Dave @ 379-3663 4-20-8-14
WELLNESS DIRECTOR & WELLNESS
STAFF needed NCF YMCA. Contact Brad
@ 374-9622, 5201 NW 34th St. Gainesville.
Spend your summer making a difference in
the lives of underprivileged boys and girls
ages 10-15. Flroida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Camping Services hiring full-time and tempo-
rary staff for summer camp and mobile day
camp programs. Activities include canoe-
ing, arts & crafts, bikes, horseback riding,
archery, team sports, high and .low rope
course, and skits. Employment dates May 21
- August 5. Pre-camp training includes First
Aid, CPR, Lifeguard, and NCI.
We will be conducting interviews on April
19th, 2005. Call Mike Brannan at352-447-
2259 for more information. EOE/DFWP
NOW HIRING SERVERS, BUSSERS, must
be available at least 2 weekday lunch shifts.
Apply in person only. On the Border 3100
SWArcher Rd. 5-12-8-14
Hiring pizza maker at The Pizza Joint.
Fun atmosphere. Must be dependable,
trustworthy, mature, organized, cool. Send
info to Hunterglass@cox.net. Hiring Now.
NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS is looking for am-
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in a young & fun environment. Looking to
fill position ASAPI Call 336-1271 for more
info. 5-10-7-14 -
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Compensation negotiable: $, prints/CD?
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Nutrition/Eating Disorder Outreach Assistant
needed for public speaking & event planning.
-10 hrs/wk. Apply by 4/29, rm 302 Student
Health Care Center 4-20-6-14
Experience required. Good pay & hours.
SUMMER INTERNSHIP Southwestern.
Looking for two driven students for
internship in sales. I made $15,000 my
first summer. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Contact:
Manny Vargas 727-385-8957 4-20-4-14
Catering Help. Waitstaff/Dishwashers.
Great environment/weekends/flex hrs. No
phone calls/Must have experience. Email
HUNGRY HOWIES is now hiring drivers
& inside workers. Flexible schedule. Full
& part time avail. Apply in person at any
Gainesville location. 4-20-4-14
Flexible schedule available. Must have
reliable transportation. Campus Realty 692-
02BKids searching for energetic gymnastics
teachers & pre-school teachers w/experience
for all locations. FT/PT positions available.
Apply within. 5-12-7-14
Sun Country Sports is hiring. Positions in the
following areas: office, gymnastics, rockwall,
day camp, more. Apply in person: 4010 NW
27 Lane or 333 SW 140 Terr 4-20-5-14
www.mindsolve.com, develops, markets,
and supports web-based software ap-
plications for employee performance
management solutions and has a part-time
job opportunity (20-30 hours/week) avail--
able for a QA Technician. Responsibilities
include: software functional and use-case
testing and content proofreading to ensure
consistency and accuracy. Good attention
to detail is a must. Can work around student
schedules. Please submit your resume to
The all new BENTLEY'S NIGHTCLUB &
LOUNGE. BARTENDERS & SERVERS.
wanted. Contact 352-262-9893 4-20-5-14
Leasing Consultant, PT
Enthusiastic, energetic and hardworking
Live for FREE!
Call 352-379-9300 4-20-5-14
MARY POPPINS: WhereAre You???
FT NANNY NEEDED 30-45 hrs/wk
5 Jobs avail immediately: Great $ for exp.
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PT/FT NANNIES NEEDED
Good $ for exp: grad students welcomed
bkgd ck: 21 REAL $ jobs avail NOW
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SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
AFTER SCI-OOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS
Interviewing NOW for jobs beginning August
11th. Leave for the summer knowing you
have a job when you return in the Fall.
ACTIVITY LEADERS $10/HR Bachelor's
desired or successful experience working
AIDE I $7.61/hr HS or equiv. Min. 3 yrs.
Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of
training & exp. working with. children.
CENTER AIDE $8.67/hr HS or equiv.
Exp & training in working w/handicapped
children, or equiv. combo of training & exp.
DRUG TESTING REQUIRED -
Call at 955-7766 for information or pick up
application @ 620 E. Univ. Ave (School
Board ofAlachua County) 5-17-7-14
Green Sparrow Chinese Restaurant now
hiring: Kitchen helpers, cashier/servers.
Apply in person 4-5pm, Mon Sun. See
www.green-sparr6w.com for store loca-
tion or call 352-871-5771 4-20-4-14
Nannies for 2 active special needs boys.
Dependable, creative; resourceful helpers
for personal care & play. Must be physically
fit; some basic sign language helpful. $8/hr
w/exp. CSIfirstname.lastname@example.org 4-20-4-14
Full time & part time people wanted. Must
be customer-oriented & dependable. Call
Andy 1-888-463-1954 ext 205. Good Pay!
PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER
Downtown preschool needs nurturing part
time assistant teachers. Must have exp w/
young children. Excellent working environ-
ment. 376-1818 4-20-3-14
OFFICE ASST P/T 3 hrs/day $6.50/hr 3-5
days/wk in SW Gainesville. Phone, com-
puter, mail etc. 378-8157 4-20-3-14 ,
Ready for the UReps challenge? UReps is
looking for the most outgoing, enthusiastic
leaders for our Campus Manager position for
the Fall, 2005 semester! Work 10 hours per
week; gain valuable business experience,
and earn while you build your resume. $100
weekly salary plus bonuses. To learn more,
and apply, visit www.UReps.com 5-26-9-14 -
MATH TUTOR for grades 6-10. Must be
avail all summer and have own transpora-
tion. Exp and dedication a must. Start imme-
diately. Call 352-318-3091 4-20-3-14
WANTED: TELEPHONE SALES
Infinite Energy (Florida's 50th largest pri-
vately-held company, headquartered here
in Gainesville) has immediate openings for
experienced telephone professionals. We-
sell naturia gas in FL, GA and NY. We call
people and they call us.'Can you sell? If so,-
contact us ASAP. The work environment is
great and so is Infinite. Hourly wage plus
sales incentives, and company-paid benefits.
Training included. Excellent opportunity for
advanecement and personal growth. Need
more info Go to www.infiniteenergy.com.
Respond by fax 352-240-4146 or email to:
PRE-MED GRADUATES Looking -for ex-
perience in medicine? Full time assistant
needed in ophthalmology. Will train. Resume
to Dr. Levy: email@example.com 6-16-
Earn $1000 per day simply returning phone-
calls. 24hr. recorded info line 800-490-8863
(ad code: 003) 5-12-5-14
Hoggetowne Middle School is hiring.
Spanish/Portuguese; Language Arts; Math;
Pilates/Yoga. Bachelors or higher. Send
resumes to 3930 NE 15th Street Gainesville,
Florida 32609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit us at: www.hoggetowne.org 4-20-3-14
Apply in person, 5416 NW 8th Ave.
Call 335-0100 for info. 4-20-3-14
PAID INTERNSHIP-Sales and marketing
positions available for the off-campus meal
plan. Submit resume to email@example.com or
visit, www.ocdn.com for more information .
2-5 hrs per week 4-20-3-14
Weekend work for student. Yard chainsaw
work, carpentry, electrical, plumbing & some
heavy lifting. From $6.50 $8.00/hr, depends
on skill & experience. Call 376-6183 4-20-
how hiring at Archer/34th St location. Please,
apply in person 4-20-2-14
DISHWASHER Apply @ The :Sovereign,
Restaurant Service Entrance, after 2 pm 12
SE 2nd Ave 4-20-2-14
MAUI TERIYAKI Now hiring PT/FT COOK &
CASHIERS Apply in person
Tower Rd & 13th St locations. 6-2-10-14
Nanny needed 3 days a week. Safe driver,
references, 2 children ages 7 & 9, please
call 494-1051 4-20-2-14
The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
liiring sales associates. PT positions approx
18-24 hrs/wk: Apply in person 618-NW 60th
St (behind McDonalds on Newberry Rd) Call
DANCE & GYMNASTICS
Staff wanted apply at the YMCA 5201 NW
34th St or call Kim at 374-9622 5-12-4-14
Tampa Supervise/Teach classes in gymnas-
tics for kids up to age 12. FT. Email resume
to firstname.lastname@example.org 4-20-2-14
Part time working on web sites in Microsoft
Front Page. Must be web design capable.
Wage negotiable. Most work may be done
at your location. Call 1-800-707-8899 5-
SUMMER OFFICE ASSISTANT
10-20- hrs/wk. Prefer majors from PR, Sports
Admin or Mgmt, Mktg or Bus. Please call
SERVERS Exp & friendly. Apply in person
between 2-5 pm NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW
75th st. 5-10-3-14
Internet savvy & intelligent people wanted
for internet research position. Gville & SFL
office locations. FT/PT. Email resumes to
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis..
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 4-20-67-15
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One item or a housefull. FL Reg # IM19
Call Now! (352)374-4791 800-797-6766.
'PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
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** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
HORSE BOARDING peaceful spacious
30 acres ring-arena round pens experi-
enced help 12x12 stalls 1-352-472-2627.
Owner on premisis 35+yrs exp. Lessons
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 N ALLIGATOR,21
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Come ride with us! Great Farm
Awesome Horses & Top Notch Instruction.
Hunters & Natural Horsemanship.
TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
Take Points Off Your Driver's License
And Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
Whipoorwill Farm: Stall and/or pasture board.
10 min W of UF off Archer Rd. CBS Barn
12x12 stalls on 27 shaded acres. Lighted
arena, round pen, trails, tackroom. Owner on
premises. 376-8792 4-20-71-15
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
Quality Boarding 0 Lessons/English 0
Parties Alachua County's oldest & finest
horse farm 466-4060 4-20-71-15
Classes & Workshops
WRITING AID AND TYPING
I can help you to complete your pa-
per. Learn to write. Outline, Research,
Grammar, Coherency, Typing 374-7038
For hours and location
visit us at
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MOST IMPORTANT SKILL
FOR LAW SCHOOL SUCCESS?
**AUTO MALL SERVICE DEPT**
Complete Auto Service
Imports & Domestics 0 Cars & Trucks
Discount for students. Call 352-380-0033
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
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Custom Posters 0 Exhibits 0 Awards
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STORAGE PRE-LEASE SPECIAL
No hassles 0 Free Lock Prorated
Close to UF All Sizes 0 No Deposit
Archer Road Self Storage 371-4296
South West Self Storage 374-4444
Lessons 0 Training Boarding 0 Jumps
Large pastures & trails. Jonesville.
www.ponyupfarm.com 331-0356 4-20-
English as 2nd language
Reading, Composition, Conversation
Experienced educators. Reasonable fees.
Tel: 352-335-9400 4-20-19-15
LSAT AFFORDABLE TEST PREP
Full length course and private tutoring.
Higher score, 100% satisfaction guar-
anteed. Call 372-8560 or 1-800-910-1352
$$$ SUMMER STORAGE SPECIALS $$$
5X10 ONLY$130 & 10X15 ONLY $275
PAYS APRIL THROUGH AUGUST
CALL TODAY! SPACE LIMITED!
NW MINI STORAGE 332-8917
Individuals or small groups.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
All Women's Health Center
Free Pregnancy Test
THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199.
URGENT CARE/WALK-IN MEDICAL
Students No Appointment Needed!
FIRST CARE OF GAINESVILLE
4881 NW 8th Ave #2, 373-2340
Most Ins Accepted, Hours M-F 8a-6p 4-20-
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR ACNE with
Blue Light Treatments for moderate acne.
Call Dermatology Associates 352-332-4051
ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486)
IV sedation, Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses 'Worren .. Health Ctr
"PINK EYE?" Participate in a study to treat
bacterial conjunctivitis. Qualified participants
will get free evaluation, medication & be
reimbursed for their time. Call Dr. Levy @
331-2020 immediately. 4-20-26-16
Typing Services ,
Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.
Anonymous HIV Antibody Testing
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480.
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over'500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Ave 375-3752. 4-20-71-18
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?.
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!
Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
Tound section, Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.
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WALDO FARMER &FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255.
FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
* I Tickets .
***EUROPE $429 RT***
Train & cruises also available
Gator Country Travel 373-1992
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***WEST COAST $198 RT***
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rates. Gator Country Travel 373-1992
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***AIRFARE $118 RT***
NYC, DC, Philly, New England & more!
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FOR SALE 2 great floor seats for upcoming
SARAH McLACHLAN concert at the TD
Waterhouse Center in Orlando Fri, May 6th.
Selling at face value (have to miss concert
out-of-town) Call Amanda 386-418-4239
20 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus
Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse
$40 r/t Mia-FtL/Pomp-WPB-FtP.
Miami Bus Service
$40 R/T W.P Bch, Pomp, FT. L, Miami
Departures: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30 pm
COCOA BEACH, BREVARD COUNTY
Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your
roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets
or pet products here in the Pets section of
SLo-6st & Foundr i
Everybody knows how awful if feels to-lose
something. If you find something, call the
Alligator at 373-FIND and we'll place a free
"Found" ad for you in this section (Offer
does not apply to "Lost" ad.) Be kind to
someone who's lost what you've found.
FOUND: KEYS on sidewalk in front of
Alligator. building on University Ave. on
Monday. Call to identify 373-34
Your roommate hasn't done the dish&. in
How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
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22, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005
Gators shake off aches, pains of gymnastics world
There was a snap, a twist and an intense
pained look as a body fell to the ground.
For the No. 7 UF gymnastics team, the
sight-Was one that the Gators have witnessed
many more times than they would have liked
throughout the course of the season.
But in a sport that is well known for its
high rate of injury, playing in pain is part of
"Injuries are a part of gymnastics," co-cap-
tain Samantha Lutz said. "We deal with them
all tl~ time, so we have confidence in our
teammates, and we put the work and train-
ing in all year long, so right now we're kind of
relying on that."
Lutz is just one of sev-
eral members of UF's team
who have logged countless
hours in the training room
during the past weeks and
months. She hyperextend-
ed her back during a floor-
exercise routine in practice
Lutz two weeks ago.
"I've been doing a lot of treatment, a lot of
therapy, stretching, rehab, everything," Lutz
said. "It's still sore, but it's getting better."
In addition to Lutz, fellow captain Erinn
Dooley has spent the entire season battling a
stress fracture in her left foot, Orley Szmuch
re-injured the ankle that she spent the entire
off-season rehabilitating, and Tracey Rai has
had to deal with shin splints. Nicola Willis
competed in just two exhibition performances
before undergoing season-ending surgery to
repair a torn rotator cuff that had plagued her
since before the season began, and Savannah
Evans sprained her ankle during her floor-
exercise routine during the NCAA Regional
Fortunately'for the Gators and Southeast
Region Coach of the Year Rhonda Faehn, the
majority of those injuries are just like Lutz's
back: getting better.
And with the NCAA championships set to
begin Thursday, the Gators could not be heal-
ing at a better time.
"We're definitely doing much better,"
Faehn said. "[Evans] is ready to go. She'll
be competing floor and vault for us, which
we're really happy about. And then [Szmuch]
will be doing- floor for us, so she'll be doing
all-around, so we're really excited about that.
And [Lutz] should be back in on beam, which
is a big plus."
MORE FROM MOREHEAD: Two days -after
what may have been the biggest moment of
her life, Tashia Morehead was still smiling,
The UF women's basketball team's most
valuable player this season was selected by
the Washington Mystics in the third round of
the WNBA Draft on Saturday.
In comments Monday, the 5-foot-11 for-
ward says she has been "overwhelmed" by
the developments of the past few days.
"You can't say any words about it,"
Morehead said. "It's a great feeling to know
that the hard work and determination that you
had, and the sacrifices I have taken in basket-
ball, that somebody recognizes my talent."
At home in her native Panama City on
Saturday, Morehead's grandmother was sup-
posed to order NBATV, which carried the
draft. After that didn't work out, fellow senior
Tamia Williams broke the news by sending a
text message congratulating Morehead.
Morehead was humble despite the selec-
tion, saying, "My family was more excited
than I was." While family members were
"jumping off the walls," she knows there is
more work to be done.
"I have to remind myself, in the back of my
mind," she said. "OK, I got drafted, but now I
got my foot in the door. It's up to me to make
Next up for Morehead will be the WNBA's
rookie orientation beginning April 21. /
VOLLEYBALL: The 14-time defending
Southeastern Conference champion UF vol-
leyball team had four players selected to the
USA Volleyball national
training team: junior Jane
Collymore and freshmen
Marcie Hampton, Kisya
Killingsworth and Angie
The USA Volleyball
Collymore national training team con-
sists of players who tried
out for the squad in late February. The group
of more than 100 players from across the na-
tion was whittled down to 33.
For Collymore, this marks the third con-
secutive summer she has made the team,
while Hampton and McGinnis have both been
members of the U.S. Junior National Team,
With the selections to the 2005 squad, UF
has had six players make a total of nine ap-
pearances on the squad in the last three years.
"The opportunity for our players to train
and play with some of the best in the country
is great for our program," Coach Mary Wise
said. "Our team will benefit from the time and
effort the players put into this training."
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SIGNING: UF wom-
en's basketball head coach Carolyn Peck
announced that Kim Critton of Memphis,
Tenn., and Sha Brooks of Jackson, Tenn.,
each have signed a National Letter of Intent
to play for the Gators next season, becoming
the fifth and sixth members of the Gators'
2005-06 freshman class.
They join recruits LaToya Bullard, Brooke
Cornish, Marshae Dotson and Jessica Jackson..
Critton, a 5-foot-8 guard, averaged nearly
19 points per game this season for Mitchell
High. She was named a 2005 Associated Press
Tennessee All-State Team honorable mention
after helping the Tigers advance to the AA
Sectionals, where Critton scored 32 points
with nine rebounds in her prep finale.
Brooks, a 5-foot-9 swing guard, led Jackson
North Side High to the quarterfinals of the
2005 TSSAA Class AAA tournament, where
she scored a game-high 23 points.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: The UF women's tennis
team earned a first-round bye and the No. 3
seed in the Southeastern Conference tourna-
ment that begins Thursday in Tuscaloosa,
The Gators (15-2, 9-2 SEC) finished tied
for second in the regular season standings
but lost the tiebreaker to Vanderbilt to re-
ceive the No. 3 seed. UF will face the winner
of the No. 6-seed South Carolina versus No.
11-seed Arkansas match on Friday in the
quarterfinal round beginning at 3 p.m. EDT.
JacK the PROGRESSIVE candidate
for City Commission District. 3
Member, Alachua County Democratic
Planned Parenthood of NC FL:
Board Member and Clergy Organizer
Recipient, Margaret Sanger Award
Alachua County ACLU:
Recipient, Civil Libertarian of the Year
,Judy Levy NOW PAC
Human Rights Council of NC FL
Women for Wise Growth
* Just voted AGAINST LOWER TOWING RATES:
(April 11,2005 City Commission Meeting)
*" OPPOSED including sexual orientation
in local anti-discrimination laws
"Although newly elected City Commissioner Tony
Domenech's district encompasses UF and surrounding
student-heavy regions, Domenech said he does not
consider students an important
part of his
"I think they should be involved [in city politics], and
they're out there involved. But they need to hear the
other side," he said. "When you're 18 or 19 or20 there is
no other side. They are temporary [residents], and
there must be greater consideration given to people
who are long-term residents."
"Official Slights Student Impact",
Alligator, Tuesday, June 4,2002
Political advertisement paid for and approved by Jack Donovanfor Gaineisilhe Cit' Commission, District3
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 23
A Higher Power?
More than ever,
By MICHAEL MAURINO
Each weekend, you attend. You and
thousands of other people pick out similar
clothes and don't think twice about it. When
you enter the doors and cross into that open
space, you suddenly feel a sense of pride.
You chant and speak in phrases that you
only remember for this once-a-week event.
Around you, there may be different races or
different political philosophies, but for these
moments, you are all one.
For some, this describes their place of
worship. For others, it is a stadium. But
many of us hear this and realize it is an ac-
curate description of both.
The two grand things that unite
Americans are sports and religion. Through
the course of time, these two parts of
American culture have come closer together,
for better or worse.
Does God Care?
In recent years, it's been hard to watch a
sporting event without religion being seen.
There are the running backs who drop to
a knee in the end zone, thanking God for a
touchdown. Even boxers, fresh off of knock-
ing someone out cold, thanks the Lord for
helping them to a win.
But does God care who wins or loses?
The Rev. Tim Lozier is an associate pastor
at St. Augustine Catholic Church. As some-
one who attends about 100 UF athletic events
each year, Lozier sees the good traits that a
sport teaches us.
As for God caring if one team wins or
loses, Lozier has his doubts.
"I think God cares that we do our best,
that we do everything for God's glory," he
said. "And God gave us -talents, and we
should develop those talents."
This concept is not exclusive to Catholics
or Christians. Rabbi Jonathan Siger at UF's
Hillel says people of the Jewish faith have the
"The Jewish approach to God is that God
gives individuals strength to excel in what-
ever they do," Siger said. "But it's not a very
Jewish view of God to think that He's really
concerned with which team is going to win."
Some may believe praying for a victory
would help. But Lozier believes "we're all
God's children," and people aren't necessar-
ily praying for a particular team's victory.
"You're praying for the other team to
lose," he said. "Why is that any better an out-
come in the grand scheme of things?"
Faith on the Field
Probably the first athlete to merge reli-
gion with sports was Muhammad Ali. No
athlete before or since has made his faith
such a large part of his public persona.
At the time of his conversion to Islam in
1964, Ali was the world heavyweight cham-
pion. Yet as Ali has become one of the most
beloved men of all time, his religion is often
It is for that reason that Mikal Rasheed,
president of Islam on Campus, says Muslim
athletes have a special responsibility to
"model the best that our faith and this coun- talents to be a successful gymnast, but the
try has to offer." final result is her doing.
Rasheed says athletics is a good way to "I feel very blessed to be given this up-
promote not just Islam, but all faiths. bringing from my parents and be given a
"When Muslims exemplify the tenets of healthy body to compete in a very difficult
our faith by observing religious practices," sport," she said. "The successes and all my
Rasheed said, "there is no limit to what they failures, I think, come from all the hard work
can achieve for the Muslim community 6r ... When I mess up, it's me messing up. And
their sport. I think that being a role model in when I do well it's because I worked hard
society is important and should be a goal of and put in a lot of time and effort and put it
all athletes, which is why I commend all ath- all together."
letes that maintain their convictions in their
religion, whichever religion it may be." Coaches and the Man Upstairs
While she may .be a far cry from While athletes and religious experts say
Muhammad Ali, junior tennis player God can apply to sports, the merger isn't
Jennifer Magley has never been shy about perfect. It may not even be acceptable.
her faith. The secular view of religion and sports
A non-denominational Christian, Magley revolves around this: If sports are to accu-
says she accepted-Christ when she was six rately represent America, they cannot favor
and her faith has grown since then. Her faith one religion over another. In fact, they can-
helps keep things in perspective, and while not favor any religion.
she may credit God for a good performance, While it may be impossible to separate
God isn't a person's
the one I don't know if T.hrgs- ;,,' happen for a reason. faith from
playing.TC.V?%(vahis or her
plaing. e y directly willed daily actions,
thinks that that adversityis V y ery:o- Ta that is ex-
when an ath- G il y actly what is
lete with a if you start thinking that God willed you asked of many
lete with a asked of many
deep sense of to be a paraplegic to make you a better person. coaches around
faith matches But could God use that paraplegia the country.
up with one Unless they
who doesn't t0 make yOU a better person? work for a private
have one, the Absolutely school, coaches rep-
outcome isn't resent
determined by Rev. Tim Lozier, associate pastor at St. Augustine Catholic Church not only
who loves God a public
more. But Magley says she would be better institution, but a state that has no desig-
off anyway. nated religion.
"I think I would have an advantage in the So when Urban Meyer gathers his team
sense that, when the match is over, regard- before their first game, is it wrong of him to
less of the result, I'll have peace and I'll have lead them in "The Lord's Prayer"?
joy," she said. The former president of the Atheist and
Another athlete with a different faith Agnostic Students Association, Ben Galecki,
is gymnast Orley Szmuch. After she com- says "it's no one's place to prevent someone
pletes her UF career in this month's NCAA from displaying their belief system," like the
championships, Szmuch will compete in player who prays after a touchdown. But a
the Maccabiah Games in Israel. The games coach leading a team in a prayer is a differ-
are open to athletes of Jewish descent and ent story.
are aimed to promote the Jewish faith and "Then it becomes coercive to anyone who
athletics. happens to be on the team that isn't a part of
Religion has provided Szmuch with the. that religion," Galecki said. "And unless it's
a religious school, there's no requirement to
be a certain religion to be there."
Siger says there is nothing wrong with a
coach's spirituality, but having a Christian-
oriented prayer can divide a team.
"The issue is more of sensitivity," he said.
"In that, if you're not of that particular faith
or denomination, then it feels exclusive."
The rabbi said he'd prefer prayer over no
prayer, but a way to work around the prob-
lem or exclusion would be to cite scripture
that can apply to all faiths.
Coaches seem to be aware of tl*hfact
that their beliefs can bother some players.
Instead, they say things like 'I believe things
happen for a reason' in response to a recent
event that has shaken the team. But even this
can become an issue.
"I don't know if things always happen
for a reason," said Lozier. "To say that God
always directly willed that adversity is very
problematic, if you start thinking that God
willed you to be a paraplegic to make you
a better person. But could God use that
paraplegia to make you a better person?
Sports and Religion Hand-in-hand
Even with the criticism of religion in
today's society, the three religious experts
agree that faith is an important part of an
athlete's life. Does faith make a difference
on the playing field? Only God knows.
With Christianity and Islam spreading
through the Southern Hemisphere, and as
Jewish leaders continue to seek new ways
of outreach and revitalization, religion and
faith will only become a bigger part of our
society. And as more children are introduced
to sports, it will only grow.
However, this merger of athletics and
faith may have already occurred. -
"What is so great about athletics in gen-
eral or sports is that, in many ways, it does
the same work that religions do. I. think
that's why there is a certain compatibility,"
said Siger. "The fact of the matter is the hard
work and the teamwork and the constant
struggle for self-improvement is very simi-
lar to what most religious traditions teach.
So they're not mutually exclusive by any
stretch of the imagination."
TUESDAY, APRIL 19,2005
Tallahassee native hungers for revenge at FSU
* DICKEY EXPECTS TO SEE A
LOT OF FAMILIAR FACES.
By TIM CASEY
A first-place position in the.
Southeastern Conference and. a
promotion in the polls are enough
to make any baseball player relaxed
That was the mood of Coach Pat
McMahon's No. 5 Gators team as
it practiced for tonight's game in
Tallahassee against Florida State.
None of the players seemed to
remember a stunning last-inning
loss to Alabama on Sunday.
"We discussed what happened
[Sunday], how we can improve
and get better in completing
games and doing the best we can,"
McMahon said. "We did not give
away Sunday's game. They hit to
win the game. There's a big, big
The Gators led 6-3 in the top of
the ninth inning on Sunday, but
lost 9-6 after winning the first two
games of the series.
"We don't like the outcome. The
outcome is unacceptable, but our
players' effort and everything that
we did was exactly what we want
to do," McMahon said.
T"-. ninth-ranked Seminoles
were swept during the weekend
while playing an Atlantic Coast
Conference series at Georgia Tech.
Tallahassee native and UF left
Left fielder Gavin Dickey slides back to first base while Alabama first baseman Zac Welch watches.
Dickey, a Tallahassee native, had lots of family in the crowd when UF last faced Florida State.
fielder Gavin Dickey said both Dickey cheering section, as they did it's good to go see some friends and
teams will have extra motivation, in the Gators' 9-2 win in Tallahassee family I might not see too often."
"It's going to make for a good on March 30. Each team will start a right-
game," Dickey said. "Both teams "I had about 15-20 family mem- handed pitcher who doesn't even
are hungry. I'm sure the fans are bers that came to the game," Dickey have his own page in the teams'
going to get on us." said. "It's good to go back. There's media guides.
Some fans will again comprise a nothing like playing at home, but For UF, freshman Tommy Wynn
(0-0, 4.66 ERA) will make his sec-
ond start of the season. FSU will
send sophomore transfer Bryan
Henry (2-2, 1.80 ERA) to make his
third start of the season.
Henry has allowed only five
earned runs in 25.0 innings, in-
cluding three home runs, while
Wynn has pitched 9.2 innings in
McMahon has advised Wynn
on how he might become the
second UF freshman to defeat the
Seminoles this season.
Stephen Locke pitched 5.2 in-
nings without allowing an earned
run in the first meeting of the
"Tommy needs to do what he
does well; he's a different type
pitcher than Stephen," McMahon
said. "Tommy Wynn will compete,
I'll tell you that."
The game will be broadcast on
SUN Sports, pitting the in-state
rivals against each other for the
second time in three weeks.
"I always appreciate the public-
ity of television because it gives
all of our Gators fans an oppor-
tunity to watch our team play,"
McMahon said. "We play with
class and we play hard, regardless
of the score, so it's a wonderful
thing for our players to be seen on
The rivalry between the teams
has been even during recent years,
with the two teams splitting the
last 12 meetings. UF is 4-1 in
the last five games between the
Machen: No more tackle football, cheering, orange, blue or Gators
How solemn and beautiful is the
thought, that the earliest pioneer
of civilization, the van-leader of
civilization, is never the steamboat, never
the railroad, never the newspaper, never the
Sabbath-school, never the missionary but
always whiskey!" Mark Twain.
So UF President Bernie Machen has waged
a war against alcohol. Apparently, it's not
enough that UF is quickly becoming one of
the top public universities in the nation, but
now Machen wants to suck all the fun out of
a university that's fun level seems to diminish
by the year.
Mr. President, the government tried
Prohibition in the 1920s, and it didn't work.
If adults over the age of 21 want to drink
themselves into a stupor, then that is their pre-
rogative. In fact, let them flunk out of school
because it's a good way to weed out the un-
desirables UF is extremely overpopulated
Machen already used (or abused) his pow-
ers to remove a radio program supposedly
"promoting" alcohol use, and soon you'll no
longer see alcohol ads during many UF tele-
vised sports events.
But why stop with alcohol? If Machen gets
his way, here are some possible changes to
look for in the near future:
1. Tackle Football Outlawed There's no,
reason student-athletes should be subjected
to such violent hits, so beginning in 2005 UF
will play a much tamer flag football schedule
against many of UF's top intramural teams.
Machen also requests the team become co-ed
and wear pink jerseys.
2. Cheering Replaced with Silent Prayer
- All this loud cheering and jeering at foot-
ball games is really inappropriate. It distracts
the coaches and players and ultimately affects
the outcome of the game. Therefore, loud
outbursts of sound will
result in 'immediate
removal from the stadi-
um. Instead, everyone is
to pray silently because
Divine Providence will
truly guide the Gators
3. Swamp Restaurant
to Become a Jail It's a
huge burden for the
police to drive all the drunken boys and girls
downtown, so the Swamp Restaurant on
University Avenue will become a jail, effec-
tive this summer. If Machen's plan to abolish
lawyers becomes a reality, these degenerates
could be convicted and transferred from jail to
a more permanent prison cell in 24 hours.
4. Orange and Blue Chant Replaced with
"Color" When one side of the stadium or
arena chants orange and the other blue, it's
promoting inequality. It's not fair to pin one
color against the other, so from now on all the
fans at once will shout: "Color."
5. Gators Removed Anyone that thinks
the Gators is an appropriate nickname for a
university must be insane. The alligator is a
violent reptile that will kill a man if given the
chance. A new name is still being decided, but
a source told me that Nike has already been
contracted to create a Florida Ponies jersey.
It's not too late we still have a chance to
fight such injustices. Call President Machen's
office and tell him you have a right to get oblit-
erated each and every night of the week. ,
Some of our nation's Founding Fathers
were infamous alcoholics, and I'll leave you
with this quotation from Benjamin Franklin:
"Beer is living proof-that God loves us and
wants us to be happy."
EUF men's tennis player Hamid
Mirzadeh was named Co-South-
eastern Conference Player of
the Week on Monday. He shared
the award with Mississippi's Eric
S1979: Kerry Kellogg pitches a UF record
11.2 innings in one game against South
Florida. The Gators won the game 6-5 en
route to a 40-20 season.
*College Baseball: UF vs. Florida State
SUN Sports, 7 p.m.
*MLB: Florida vs. Washington
Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m.