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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005


STUDENT LIFE


Asbestos fear causes student to exit dorm


-Workers build a containment area to hold and decontaminate UF student Randy Gruby's personal be-
longings outside Reid Hall.


By CRYSTAL HENRY
Alligator Writer
chenry@alligator.org

In early April, UF student and
Boca Raton native Randy Gruby
not only had to evacuate for a
possible health hazard, but also
was forced to leave behind all of
his belongings in a dorm room in
Reid Hall.
His clothes, computer and
even his new keyboard had to be
decontaminated after his mother,
Wendy Blasser-Gruby, a certified
industrial hygienist and Florida-li-
censed asbestos consultant, detect-
ed what she said were dangerous
amounts of asbestos in her son's
dorm room.
"He asked if he could wash his
lungs out," she said.
And while UF Department of
Housing and Residence Education
maintains that asbestos levels are
not hazardous, Blasser-Gruby said
she is not taking any chances.
Inhaled asbestos fibers are
known to cause disabling respira-
tory diseases and various types of
cancers.
Gruby's sister, Rebecca, also a UF
student, said her brother, a nmechani-
cal engineering and piano perfor-


mance major, left everything behind
in his dorm room and moved into
her off-campus apartment. -
The brother-and-sister pair
shared a bed for two weeks, she
said.
"UF should definitely take
responsibility for its facili-
ties."
Rebecca Gruby
UF student

Blasser-Gruby, who claims to
be one of the first licensed asbestos
consultants in Florida, determined
the' amount of airborne asbestos
present in her son's dorm room by
conducting a six-hour air sample by
sucking air through a filter.
The test she performed showed
36 asbestos structures per square
millimeter, which she conceded is
lower than the allowable 70 struc-
tures per square millimeter.
But Blasser-Gruby explained
that although her test shows a
lower amount of asbestos than
allowed, the test was done "pas-
sively" without blowing all of
the surfaces in the room with a
SEE ASBESTOS, PAGE 8


Provost finalists in demand


* FOUR OF THE SIX
NAMED COULD END UP
AT OTHER SCHOOLS.

By MIKE GIMIGNANI
Alligator Staff Writer
mgimignani@alligator.org

UF's best provost candi-
dates could be going, going
- gone.
In naming six finalists to be
interviewed next week as part
of the search for UF's No. 2
administrator, the university's
Provost Search Committee
disclosed Tuesday that at least
four of the top candidates are
also finalists in other academic
searches nationwide.


Other schools with eyes on
the candidates are Michigan
State University, the University
of Missouri and the University
of Wisconsin at Madison.
Committee members
agreed at the meeting that the
UF job still seems like the most
attrac-
UF tive
Administration p o0s -
tion.
Still, the uncertainty over
these finalists,+who could drop
out of the race at any time, led
the committee to dismiss out-
right only two of the 10 people
they considered Tuesday.
The remaining two are-
"persons of interest," accord-
ing to committee Chairman


Doug Barrett, for whom
more investigation will be
performed but they, like
the two dropped Monday,
are considered "back-burner"
candidates.
"If somebody falls off the
map, we could reconvene and
decide whether we want to in-
terview these people we have
more questions on," Barrett
said.
Barrett later told the
Alligator he wasn't concerned
by the possible volatility of the
finalist group.
"We have an extraordinary
pool of candidates," he said.
"And it's good to know these

SEE PROVOST, PAGE 8


Union search narrows


By DAVID COHEN
Alligaor Writer
dcohen@alligator.org

The nationwide search for the
next director of the Reitz Union nar-
rowed Wednesday to five remaining
hopefuls, officials said.
Chairman Norbert Dunkel said
the finalists to replace previous
director Dave Kratzer, who was pro-
moted to associate vice presidentfor
Student Affair-_ in early March, "look
prete ood..
The committee requires a
"breadth and depth of experience"


with signs of progressive action
from the candidates, he said.
"The eligibility we're seeking is
higher than most
searches for this
kind of position,"
he said. "Our
union is one of
the biggest in the
country. and t'j
among a haAul
Teles4rvin^ of unions of this
Telles-lrvin ."
size.
Dunkel said the committee is
looking for a "national leader" \ ith
SEE UNION, PAGE 5


Second
baseman Adam
Davis provided
UF's lone high-
lights, batting
3-for-5 with a
home run and a
double.
See story, pg.
23.


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*A former UF Student
Body president credit-
ed with the university's
telephone and online
iegistiation systems
died in Tampa after
being diagnosed with
leukemia in 2004. See
story, pg. 3.


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News Today


LOCAL
Conference to highlight
fatigue-related syndrome
UF will host the Fourth Annual
Fibromyalgia Conference on
Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the
McKnight Brain Institute in the
DeWeese Auditorium.
The conference aims to inform
healthcare providers and patients
about the ongoing research on
chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia primarily affects
women as severe fatigue, insomnia
and heightened sensitivity to mus-
cle and tissue pain. UF researchers
hope to learn more about what
causes the sudden pain flares that
interfere with patients' day-to-day
activities.
Roland Staud, director of the
Center for Musculoskeletal Pain
and Research at the UF Health
Science Center, and Richard Berry,
medical director of the Shands
HealthCare Sleep Disorder Center,
will speak at the event, which is
free and open to the public, accord-
ing to a press release.
For more information, call
Melanie Fridl Ross, assistant direc-
tor of news and communications
at the Health Science Center, at
392-2621.
ASHLEY JONES

ANNOUNCEMENT
Robert Murray, director of the
Gatorade Sports Science Institute,
will present a lecture, "Science of
Sports Drinks," at noon today in
Room 100C of the Florida Gym.
The lecture will focus on the ef-
fects of water and electrolyte loss
through sweat and exercise's ef-


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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 3


Former SG president remembered with scholarship


By CRISTYLE WOOD
Alligator Contributing Writer

A scholarship fund has been
established to honor a former UF
Student Body president who died
last month and who some credit
with being responsible for UF's cur-
rent telephone and online registra-
tion systems.
Chris Tompkins, of Brandon,
who served as Student Government
president in 1994 and who would
have turned 35 years old Sunday,
died April 30 at H. Lee Moffitt
Cancer Center in Tampa after being
diagnosed with leukemia in 2004.
"I didn't realize he was in such


bad shape. It took him pretty quick,"
said Charlie Grapski, a political sci-
ence teaching assistant at UF and
close friend of Tompkins.
Tompkins, who suffered fatigue
during a cam-
paign race for
state representa-
tive, admitted
himself into
a hospital in
Brandon.,
Boy There, the UF
Topkins alumnus was
Tompkins diagnosed with
cancer, Grapski said.
Tompkins' ties to UF run deep.
In addition to serving as Student
Body president, the former Gator


'was also a student'senator and G
treasurer.
After graduation, Tompkins, a
leader in the Hillsborough County
Republican Party, became an aide to
State Rep. Faye Culp in Tallahassee
and helped develop Florida's Y2K
plan.
Amie Riggle, a longtime friend
of Tompkins and his chief of staff
when he was SG president, helped
arrange his funeral services in
Brandon and said she was happy
to see Tompkins' UF colleagues turn
out for the ceremony. -
"Chris possessed a unique com-
bination of intelligence, enthusiasm
and kindness. His passion for politics
and community service was rivaled


only by his love of Gator football
and the University of Florida," said
Riggle, who was key in establishing
the Chris Tompkins Scholarship
Fund. She added that she hoped the
fund could be a legacy to his service
to the university.
Brian Siemienas, who served
with Tompkins in UF politics, said
he hopes the fund will help current
students recognize that "many of
the things students currently enjoy
at UF are a result of the efforts of
Chris Tompkins, including the two
recreational centers, the recently ex-
panded union and the current tele-
phone and online phone systems."
Grapski remembers his friend
and colleague.


"Chris was a great friend and
one of the best people I have ever
known," Grapski said. "He would
have been a great asset to the state."
Tompkins is survived by his
mother, Betty Jo Tompkins of
Brandon.
To make a contribution to the Chris
Tompkins Scholarship Fund, please
send a check, made payable to "UF
Foundation" (note Tompkins on memo
line), to:
Myra F. Morgan
Director of Student Development and
External Affairs
University of Florida
PO Box 118505
Gainesville, FL 32611-8505


ACADEMICS


UF cancels more than 50 online psychology classes


Department cites 'unforeseen' fund cuts


By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
Alligator Writer
smagruder@alligator.org

UF psychology students have had
the ..door to their online courses for both
Summer and Fall semesters, slammed in
their faces.
Two e-mails sent. to the psychology
major listserv April 13 told students that
more than 50 online classes in the psy-
chology department would be canceled


through Fall due to "unforeseen funding
issues."
History junior Evan Nooe, who was
registered for three online courses before
the cancellation, said he had to drop his
psychology major as a result.
Because of the timing of the notifica-
tion, he also had to wait until the drop/
add period to select substitute courses.
"It was canceled after the time that we
registered," Nooe said.
"Basically, I had to go back and register


like I was a freshman."
Nooe, who said he is continuing to iron
out schedule issues, added that when he
called the department to inquire about the
cancellations, a lack of funding was the
only given reason.
Students could register for Summer
courses by each student's assigned start
time between March 28 and April 14, and
could do so after his or her start time from
April 15 to May 3. t
An e-mail sent April 26 by professor
Keith Berg alerted students to the open-
ing of two campus psychology courses for


Summer A.
However, about half of the online
courses in the department were not avail-
able on campus, so students who were
dropped from those courses could not sit
in on the live lecture, Nooe said.
Students wishing to file a complaint
may e-mail the psychology, advising office
at psyadv@grove.ufl.edu.
Psychology Department Chairman
Martin Heesacker directed comment to
interim Provost Joe Glover, but calls to
Glover's office were not returned by press


Election official seeks


wider open spaces


Jonathan Greenwood. Alligator
Tradition turns 40
Julie Zerbib browses the drink selection in Turlington Plaza, including Gatorade, on Monday
afternoon. This year marks Gatorade's 40th anniversary.'In 1965, UF research spawned the
sports drink, which was tested on UF football players to combat dehydration and weight loss.
Since then, royalties from Gatorade have assisted UF research with more than $80 million.


* NEW POLLING EQUIPMENT
REQUIRES EXTRA SPACE IN
ALREADY-CRAMPED OFFICE.

By IVETTE MENDEZ
Alligator Writer
imendez@alligator.org

With gubernatorial elections
looming and fewer than four
years before the next presidential
race, the Supervisor of Elections
Office is bursting at the seams.
In a presentation to the
Alachua County Commission on
Tuesday, Supervisor of Elections
Pam Carpenter requested the
allocation of more space for the
elections office and its ware-
house.
Due to legislative changes
and the high number of early
voters in November's presiden-
tial election, .the space in the
current office, located in the
County Administration Building
in downtown Gainesville, is not
sufficient for all of the office's
employees and equipment.
The amount of space needed
for early voting in the presiden-
tial election took up the whole
commission building, Carpenter
said.
"The supervisor before me
had requested more space, and


I'm continuing that request," she
said.
There are approximately 300
changes in the legislation still be-
ing pored throfigh, she said.
One change of note is the
requirement of audio-enhanced
voting equipment for the visually
impaired.
The new state- and federally
mandated equipment takes up
more space, Carpenter said, add-
ing that the current warehouse is
also too small for
Elections all of the office's
2005 records.
The supervi-
sor requested the consolidation
of the Supervisor of Elections
Office and the warehouse.
"That would be the most effi-
cient way for us to do business,"
Carpenter said.
Carpenter requested from the
Commission no less than 30,000
square feet of space for the new
office, along with adequate park-
ing.
This fall would be the most
convenient time for the office to
move to a new location because
there will be no elections at that
time.
"If possible and we could
find a space, we could move in
October 2005," Carpenter said.








4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005

ON CAMPUS

Medical students showcase different type of talent


By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
Ilewis@alligator.org
Medical professionals, students and staff
will prove they do more than just wield
thermometers and stethoscopes when they
converge on a local stage this weekend.
This Saturday, the UF College of
Medicine presents its first-ever tal-
ent show fundraiser at the P.K. Yonge
Performing Arts Center in Gainesville.
The show, titled "Reveillance: In Celebration
of Life and Service," is being staged partly to
raise money for mission trips, show organiz-
ers said.


"I really admire and respect the kids who
still do this stuff once they're in med school,"
said Beverly Vidaurreta, a clinical assistant
professor and program director in the Office
of Student Counseling and Development.
Vidaurreta said the show's main pur-
pose is to honor the memory of Caroline
Cody, a former medical student who was
found murdered in her apartment in 2000.
"In Caroline's memory, I wanted to do
something," Vidaurreta said. -
"She was always very dedicated."
Both of Cody's parents will attend
Saturday hight's show, and Lakshmi
Gopal, one of C6dy's former medical
school peers, will make opening re-
marks at .the event's commencement.


Proceeds will benefit next Spring's medi-
cal mission trips, which are scheduled to
include projects in Haiti, Mexico, Ecuador
and the Dominican Republic, said Kuon Lo,
a first-year medical student.
"In Caroline's memory, I wanted to
do something."
Beverly Vidaurreta
Office of Student Couselingand
Development program director

While the second-year students will
spread their expertise on next year's trips,
all four classes will participate in the show.


Staff, faculty and others will perform as
well, Lo said.
Show founder Vidaurreta added that
Saturday's production will showcase
a variety of talents by the participants,
including singing, dancing, piano-play-
ing and a five-piece jazz band ensemble.
The event also will include a silent
auction, but. organizers encourage
those unable to come to the festivities
or bid on the items to make donations.
"Even if people cannot attend, we're hoping
they're willing to support it," Vidaurreta said.
Tickets are available for $5 at the College
of Medicine Office of Admissions and Office
of Medical Education.
Tickets purchased at the door are $7.


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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005 N ALLIGATOR, 5


Five held on drug charges


By IVETTE MENDEZ
Alligator Writer
imendez@alligator.org

Three Gainesville residents were arrested
Tuesday after police reportedly found evidence of
drug trafficking in the dwelling of two suspects.
Deputies from the Alachua County Sheriff's
Office went to the apartment of Donald Wayne
Calvert, 25, situated at 3515 SW 39th Blvd., to arrest
him on an outstanding warrant for possession of
cocaine and marijuana, one felony and one misde-
meanor, ASO spokesman Steve Maynard said.
The officers found marijuana when they en-
tered Calvert's apartment, reports state.
After obtaining a search warrant for Calvert's
apartment, police found a total of 211 grams of
cocaine, 433 grams of marijuana and a handgun,
according to reports.
Calvert was charged with possession of mari-
juana with intent to distribute, armed trafficking
in cocaine, possession of a firearm by a felon and
maintaining a dwelling where drugs are sold.
Amy Callie-Marie Weathers, 22, lives in the
apartment with. Calvert and was present at the
time of the arrest.
.After the search, Weathers was arrested for
trafficking in cocaine, possession of marijuana
with intent to distribute, possession of drug
paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling where


drugs are sold.
Another person of unknown relation, Michael
Wallace Kelsoe, 39, was also at the residence at the
time and was arrested for three outstanding mis-
demeanor warrants and possession of marijuana,
Maynard said.
The suspects were taken to the Alachua
County Jail.
In a similar incident, two UF students were ar-
rested for drug possession on April 27 after a two-
month investigation, reports state.
Public Skyler McCoy Smith, 19, was
Safety arrested in his residence at College
Manor Apartments after selling al-
prazolam, the generic drug name for Xanex, to an
undercover deputy, reports state.
During the transaction, he told the undercover
deputy he had Adderall in his possession and in-
tended to sell it to college students, reports state.
He also was charged with possession of and
intent to sell LSD, marijuana and Ritalin.
It is unknown if the suspects actually sold any
drugs on campus, Maynard said.
Amanda Jennifer Smith, 19, of Beatty Towers,
was present during the transaction and was ar-
rested for possession of marijuana and drug para-
phernalia found in her purse, reports state.
The apartment also reportedly contained the
materials to grow mushrooms.
The two suspects are unrelated, Maynard said.


UF seeks new 'vision' for union


UNION, from page 1

experience on a large campus.
"There are dearly five or six (ap-
plicants) that rise to the top," he said.
Out of the 48 submitted, only
14 applicants met the minimum
requirements for the position, which
requires a master's degree and at
least seven years of experience at a
comparably-sized student union.
Phone interviews will be con-
ducted next Friday by. the search
committee to determine Kratzer's
replacement. The weight then rests
on the shoulders of Vice President
for. Student Affairs Patricia Telles-
Irvin, who will have the final word
on which candidate will be in charge
of the 513,000 square-foot facility. -
"It's someone who has a vision to
take the building to the next level,"
Telles-Irvin said.
She'said she is looking for some-
one who is. "good with financial mat-
ters, excellent with students, shows


leadership abilities and can be com-
fortable living in this community."
Telles-Irvin added that maintain-
ing the revenue stream will be one
of the major challenges the new
director will face. The director will
have to ensure the facility will have
the "correct funding to maintain the
standards we expect" while oversee-
ing a $6.2 million budget.
Mike Mironack, previously the
associate director of the building,
has served as interim director since
Kratzer's promotion arid is the only
in-house candidate who passed the
first exam heading into interviews.
The UF graduate and 10-year
Reitz Union employee is anything
but a new face.
"I've gotten to know the place re-
ally well," Mironack said. "I'm very
passionate about the work we do
here. I think I can bring my talents
to bear on the things we need to be
doing to make the union a better
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Editorial


Off hours

More than politics makes

bar-closing proposal wrong
T he problem with extending bar closing hours in town by
an hour isn't that local officials are using the issue like
a poker chip.
It's just an idea that isn't well thought-out.
Of course, when Bernie Machen doesn't have anything,
at all, ever, in this world or the next, to do with the recent
decision to cancel the "Drunk Bitch Friday" portion of the
Lex and Terry radio program, we shiver at the lack of ap-
parent cleanliness.
When something looks, quacks and walks like a university
president, we fairly can assume it is one, as indirect as his in-
fluence may.be.
On a side note, believing "Drunk Bitch Friday" drives
students to drink alcohol is about as ludicrous as those
Facebook clubs with names like, "Oh my [insert deity here,
such as Zarathustra], Carl Randalfloyd is on Facebook."
And when we see now-exiting City Commissioner Tony
Domenech promise to vote to allow an extra hour of non-
alcoholic bar time, lose the election and then vote against
recommending it from his post on the city's Public Safety
Committee, our freshly. furrowed eyebrows get an even
more rigorous workout.
The reports' of shady dealings may not be totally un-
expected: He is an honorary member of Phi Delta Theta
Fraternity.
Besides, who cares? If we read the voter turnout; just
more than 10 percent of Gainesville residents. Probably far
less than that for students.
But the other Phi Delta Theta member in the news,
Student Body President Joe Goldberg, has been a man
possessed by an unnatural force in pushing the same or-
dinance.
We don't blame him, because it's a popular position to
take. It may have contributed to his becoming president.
Extending the closing time in the way proposed just
would invite a host of sponsored scientists and others who
provide expert testimony that, somehow, an hour- without
alcohol actually can make the bar-closing situation worse.
We don't have enough facts to challenge the evidence;
nor, we believe, does the Student Government committee
headed by Goldberg that has advocated the extension.
Furthermore, it's a silly idea to believe that a city ad-
ministrator would accept the wing-and-a-prayer hope ex-
pressed by the Safety and Fair Entertainment Committee
that getting students to public transportation would:be
any less hectic at 3 a.m. than at 2 a.m.
Keeping cops, bus drivers and other employees on the
payroll for an extra hour sure does suck up whatever's left
in the city's piggy bank.
But even that is irrelevant, because it's just not feasible
from a business standpoint for bars to baby-sit their drunk
customers an extra hour while they don't make the booze
money.
So bars will close at the same time they did before,
which leaves our drink-seekers at square one.
Rather than advocate for later bar hours, or perhaps in
conjunction with it, SAFE should look into more reason-
able alternatives, like the pre-election recoinmendation
by candidate Rob Brinkman to limit alcohol purchase by
bracelets or some similar method.
Because it's obvious to us that extending the closing
. time without other plans won't stop anyone from abusing
alcohol. 0


a the independent florida

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.Eva Kis
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Admitting blame not the Russian way


after six decades of casting sullen glances at America
and struggling with "that Democracy thing," Russia
still isn't willing to admit it was wrong.
I normally applaud those questioning the facts in a world
where history is written by the victor, but this is getting silly.
Russian leaders receritly took offense when President
Bush acknowledged in a letter to the president of Latvia that
the U.S.S.R. forcibly occupied Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania
in the aftermath of World War II.
Instead, the Russian leaders insist their hordes of furry-
hatted Gestapo were invited by the Baltic states' govern-
ments to come in and do as they pleased.
They're going to have to pass around a lot more of that
free "wodka" before I'm going to believe that.
Sergei Yastrzhembsky, the Russian ambassador to' the
European Union, issued an official statement at a special
news conference in Moscow rebuking President Bush.
No one understood -his statement, however, because it
was in Russian.
A reporter then angered Yastrzhembsky when he asked
him to stop speaking his "crazy moon-language."
Yastrzhembsky stormed out in response, screaming,
"There was no occupation! Everyone was on vacation!"
This sentiment was echoed by the Russian Foreign
Ministry's .Web site, which insisted citing international
law that the U.S.S.R. technically didn't "occupy" the Baltic
states because they weren't officially in a state of war.
The site went on to insist that Russia technically owns the
entire universe, based on international law, because Sputnik
called dibs on outer space "like, way before America did."
Russian President Vladimir Putin himself chided Western
nations, according to The Associated Press, saying that
Russians "have never divided the victory between ours and
theirs."
Yes, Vladdy, you never distinguished between your vic-
tory and our victory. That's because we didn't use our victory
as an excuse to sneak in a few extra communist shenanigans


Before the crackdown.
But we can forgive the Russians
this little bit of historical amnesia in
light of their recent commitment to
furthering Democracy.
For instance, Russia, under the
Matt Sanchez guidance of Putin, has instituted a
Editorial Notebook system in which regional leaders are
msanchez@alligator.org appointed by the government rather
than elected.
You may be wondering how ex-
actly this is a good thing for Democracy.
Well, I'm-not really sure either. But Putin is quick to point
out that Russians elect their president directly, instead of us-
ing an Electoral College, which he says "might be even more
democratic" than America.
This is a fabulous strategy instead of answering for
your own mistakes, you try-to suggest.that your accuser has
more problems than you do.
You may remember this sort of logic from grade school:
"You're stupid."
"Nuh-uh, you're the stupid one."
That never ended the argument then, and it's surely not
going to now.
All kidding aside, Russia would do best to take its lumps
on this issue and move on. Bush has admitted that the United
States made a mistake in playing a part in the Soviet Unior's
occupation of these nations, and it wouldn't take much for
Russia to accept its responsibility as well.
Russia was a vital part of the Allies' victory in World
War II and could be a major player on the world stage in the
future. If Russia wants everyone else to recognize this, how-
ever, Russian officials have to admit where they went wrong
so we all can move oN
Matt Sanchez is journalism senior. His column appears
on Thursday.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Reader .e:; ,-. .
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Letters to the Editor
Column goes too far in defending mi-
nors' rights to abortions
Editor: In regards to Eva Kis' column on
Tuesday, I agree that many age-qualifica-
tions do not seem to.make much sense.
However, an abortion is a medical pro-
cedure, and the law remains that parental
consent must be given for medical proce-
dures on a minor.
Kis makes a very weak argument when
she implies that if a girl is old enough to
conceive, she should be old enough to
abort.
That's like saying a 6-year-old who can
play soccer should be able to authorize
medical procedures himself if he gets in-
jured.
If you are going to attack the parental
consent for abortion, then you must attack
the greater system of parental consent for
medical procedures.
A 13-year-old may have the ability for
rational thought, but that does not mean
that she has earned the right to make every
decision in her life.
Clearly a 13-year-old who is dumb
enough to get pregnant should be under
the guidance of parental figures for 'a
while longer.


It seems to me that some people are
fighting to make sure that more fetuses
can be aborted than already are.
Ryan Nesselroade
2MS


Eastside plays dirty in striving for No. 4
ranking in national high-school poll
Editor: As an alumni of Eastside High
School's IB program, I find it hilarious
that Eastside was-ranked as the fourth best
high school in the nation by Newsweek.
If not for the prestigious IB program,
Eastside probably would be on the bottom
of the list.
Eastside is located in one of the worst
neighborhoods in Gainesville, and the IB
program was established there for integra-
tion purposes.
. The students that are in IB are extreme-
ly segregated from the other students in
the school, and at least when I graduated,
most IB graduates were white.
As the article in Tuesday's Alligator ex-
plains, all the other schools that are ranked
higher than Eastside have less than 1 per-
cent of their student body rated as impov-


erished, whereas 40 percent of Eastside's friends and continued to work together
students are impoverished. on issues we believed were in the general
From my past experiences at Eastside, I interest of the student body and the uni-
know that it is not the 40 percent of impov- versity as a whole.
erished students that are taking the IB/AP Chris left a lasting legacy at UF'and we,
'exams. as a community, should all reflect upon or
Is it. fair to judge a school only by the learn about his contributions.
hard work of a fraction of the people who Chris was one of those rare political
go there? actors who both knew how to work the
Weijia Xia system to get things done and cared about
5EG the people he represented.
He was honest, caring and possessed a
U U unique political skill. Unfortunately for
all of us in Florida, Chris made his first bid
Passing of former Student Body presi- for state political office this past year.
dent delivers a devastating blow I know Chris would have eventu-
Editor: I have been devastated emotion- ally made it to Tallahassee and Florida
ally since learning about the passing of would have been better for it. We have'all
[former Student Body President] Chris lost something with his passing.
Tompkins. My heart goes out to his mother, and I
Chris was a great friend, a tough political hope that .she can take comfort in know-
opponent and an invaluable political ally all ing that Chris' life has made a difference. I
wrapped into one. learned much from Chris and know that I
I first met Chris in 1989 when- we am a better person for having known him.
both served in the Student Senate for the I am sure there are many others who can
first time. say the same.
We became friends immediately and, I miss Chris immensely but I will
despite many periods when we were never forget him.
in opposing camps, we remained close Charles Grapski
UF instructor


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Finalists to interview next week


Expert tests show mixed results.


ASBESTOS, from page 1


leaf blower, so she assumed the actual
amount of structures would exceed 70.
An "aggressive" test, which normally
involves blowing all of the surfaces be-
fore testing, could not be done without
increasing the asbestos exposure to the
people in the building, she said.
Gruby's sister said she thinks "UF
should definitely take responsibility for
its facilities" and for the possible health
hazards on campus.
Sharon Blansett, assistant director
of housing, said GLE Associates, the
environmental consulting firm hired by
UF, found "no negligible amounts of
asbestos."
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Blasser-Gruby said it is "totally im-
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with one test and none with the other.
The asbestos problem could be solved
if UF decontaminated the entire building_
and covered all of the dorm floors that
have the type of tile found in Reid Hall
with indoor-outdoor carpeting, she said.
Blansett said the old tile in many
of the rooms in Reid Hall
Student already has been replaced,
Life and more are expected to be
renovated this summer.
She said projects like that take years
-of planning because of the time and
money involved to renovate a building
of that size and age.
Hundreds of dorm-renovation proj-
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Blasser-Gruby would not comment
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When asked, given her .experience
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PROVOST, from page 1


people are wanted by more institutions
than our own."
Another candidate, UF College of
Engineering Dean Pramod Khargonekar,
bypassed this phase of the search en-
tirely, having completed it during the
first round of searching that took place
earlier this year.
He could not be reached for comment
Wednesday.
UF President Bernie Machen sent the
committee back to the drawing board
after the recommendations from the first
search did not meet his expectations.
Machen set ,the goal for the second
search of two to four recommended
names, plus Khargonekar. He also
stressed the importance of diversity
among the candidates.
The six finalists number four white
men and two white women. The two
minority semifinalists, Gerardo.Gonzalez
of Indiana University and John Roberts
from Ohio State, did not move on from
Tuesday's deliberations..
The six finalists are expected to
come to Gainesville next Tuesday and
*Wednesday for interviews. Those inter-
views will be broadcast on the UF Web
site, which also hosts each candidate's-
resume.


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By ANGIE DE ANGELS
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At a mere three-and-a-half years old, Mary' Remer saw
fir t "Star Wars" installment, "A New Hope." in 1978.
Since that day more than 25 years ago, she has been a devo
fan.
When the clock reads one minute past miud-
night May 19, Remer will be one of millions of E
fans packed into movie theaters across the world, just
anxiously awaiting the release of "Star Wars: about i
Episode Hi Revenge of the Sith." very ha
Remer is a member of Gator Knights, the
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Internet "Star Wars" tan site. The group of ap- Ce
proxunately 15 members purchased tickets online e
when they first went on sale April 20 and will be
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chapter of 'Star Wars" at 12:01 a.m.
Remer, whose favorite character has been Luke Skywal
ever since she fell in love with him in 1983, will be dressed a
ledi krught, she said.
"A lot of us are going to be Jedis.' Remer said.
Local costume shop Center Stage Costumes and Magic, 2'
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fans with "Star Wars" costumes.
The store is also hosting a "Star Wars" costume contest ol


to anyone 5 years old and up. A panel of judges will choose three
winners May 20, awarding a Darth Vader helmet mask valued
at $135 to the first-place winner, a Darth Maul mask .for second
the place, and an Anakin Skywalker lightsaber from "Attack of the
Clones" to the third winner.
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Some of the store's pricier designs are molded
from the movie casts, like a $1,000 Darth Vader cos-
tume and a $1,500 Stormtrooper suit, AJbritton said.
He said Center Stage employees will attend the
movie's opening night and the 7:30 p.m. Friday
show in their own "Star Wars" costumes.
"Everyone's just very excited about it, and we're
all vern happy to be a part of it," Albritton said.


But ,mu- ie theaters aren't the only places you will see "Star
Wars" stuff if you haven't ahead noticed, it's everywhere.
Burger King, Cingular, Pepsi and M&M's are just a few of
the big names joining the promohonal-partner bandwagon to
get their names on anything "Star Wars." Wal-Mart and Target
stores both have exclusive merchandising deals, selling toys like
the "lava reflechon" Darth Vader action figure, or Darth Tater,
the Darth Vader version of Mr. Potato Head
Even Mr. Potato Head is dressing up like a "Star Wars" char-








10, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MAY 12,2005



met the av eIV staff
Ul~ff, &U S. -ha ,Uu *&d:i.


C._mLng iifrom South Flrida .. lihere
-. the techno craze held me in the realm
of expensive clubs and vinyl pants,
Gainesville saved me from abandon-
ing my alternative roots.
Punk is not dead here, and you
can find hip-hoip mental electro and
emo around the comer. I don't discriminate when it
comes to music: from Mozart to I laril'-n Manson, I
can find a place for it in my heart There is a special
in-redienrt in. a hei. ho. and that's why I must travel
the streets of dovntto in inri, Lntiatini musical talent.
Gainesville rocks, and if you haven't explored this lo-
cal music scene yet, I will show you the way.

ADRIENNE HARRIS



I have always been one for the Hare
Krishna lunch and my own tofu-veggie
skillet creation, but I'm ready to move
beyond my kitchen and the sweltering
Plaza of the Americas. Won't you join
me? I promise not to break out with "Be
Our Guest." But I could if you wanted.
After, serving the rich and famous at the swanky
steakhouse Houston's, I can schmooze with the best of
'em. Before that, I wore a tennis skirt and tan, reflective
pantyhose around the '50s-themed Starlite Diner.
I even donned an extra-large hairnet and slopped
Hungarian goulash onto fellow students' plates in my
school cafeteria. But experience as a server isn't th.. only
passport to cribqLil rist.1rLirantz
Because the intermezzo at the Greytone lhn hctH lc
my fancy, and the Set. -n 'ist trnn li teatmnie makes me
qu.irnn i ith deliitht. I" realized that a -pecial dining
e-periIno c_:. b.e spectacular for the -pint.
\\_hil? it h.i.n t aUl been ghtz and glamour, I've
learned a little "$Lmnething about -err.-:ic aloni, the way,
,bhidh I nowv put toi use. The tables have turned, and this
tune I I thl i- ut
While I might be diving into some less .trh;'. agar t
dishes here, snooping around Gainesville's restaurant
scene could turn out pretty satisfying.


I've been around music as long as I-
can remember.
There was a time when I bought CDs
as if they were Microsoft stock selling for
a penny a share. I would come home with
at least two CDs a week.
It wasn't until I bought New Kids on the
Block's "'Greatest Hits" and Red Hot Chili Peppers'
"Californication" at the same time that I knew I had an
addiction.
Being addicted to music does have its benefits -I can
find a song lyric in almost any conversation.
Being such a lover of music, I must be in a band,
right? Wrong.
The only singing I do is on karaoke night, though
I've threatened to my mrn:' thit if -_nijing badly sold, I
would drop out of college to make it as a rock star.
Although it seems singing badly, or not singing at all
in A-hlee Sin-rp..,n'.. case, does sell.
But I think 1 U .ta\ in school and settle for reviewing
what's going on in the music world.

AMANDASEYFANG



As a kid I read everything i could ,get mi chubby
little hands on
in the hith grade I cov ertlv read 'Gone with the
\\ind well past mi bedtime, until I began hallucmat-
umg that LUnion soldiers w ic in myi closet planning to.
raid m\- bedroom
N Mo.-t parent': encouraged their kids to read more
m' mother punished me b\- torbiddiLn me to read
until I completed m\ .woi'rk. Mi- bnilhant solution
lude books underneath the -uik in the bathroom
I am no\\ an English and lournalhm malor at
LIF Though nm ta-te in literature has evolv'.d.
book- s-till ha e the -same powert .' r inme that the\
al ay- did
whetherer the book is good or bad \ou can be cer-
t.un mi, rc\ ie>,\s iidl be written from rm bathroom
floor, where I continue i.uiltdil to indulge a take
-tomach condition instead I.'t getting tling-s done.


I am the Avenue s new sni le liaison
aptl titled "Fas.hion a Go-Go
Growing up I didn't want help
S ith picking out clothes or creating
., ensemble. I hated leans and donned
courageous. outfits In my mind, I was
a fashion plate.
vhile en route to irr- goal of fashion editor, this
Summer, I am looking out tor the tunkie-t most dar-
ing and chic UF couture
Ladies.. the campus i- ) our runway.
A wise woman once said, "The only thing that
separates us from the animals i- our ability to acces-
sorLze.
If \ou re a guit reading this I thank you. But you,
too are not without tault you will be mine.

CHRISTINE STEFFENS



This is how it happened.
I'm shy.
I'm shy and I went to a performing
arts high school.
All my friends were actors but not
me. I'll pour my heart out to strangers
- right after I sprout my third thumb. I am a happy
spectator and no more.
Since I would rather be chased by an angry mob of
baboLons. than perform in front of a civilized crowd, I did
what any one would. I became good at watching plays.
I look forward to offering my humble reviews from
in-id.: the temple if art for the weekly benefit of all.
Arthur Miller says theater is endlessly fascinating
because of its accidental quality] that is so much like real
life.'Sir Laurence Olivier belief e-s that it is an outward
siten ot aLard ,:ult-ure
\Wa tchlung peopi? ,ho pretend for a living has always
fascinat.-d me I am current\ immersed Ln the study of
journahsim and am als. dabbling ui anthropolo.kv. I am
>cndles-l\ intrigued b\ laniuag-'. i:ulture and art I espe-
cial lo. 1 to ii flmi\ing of the three in lii e forni
Thi-- s-umrrier I hope you UI alloi me to transfer my
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....... ..................THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005 m ALLIGATOR, 11


Rapture relocates to Fiis


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Contributing Writer

For all of those wanting to satisfy
their cravings for something other than
Hip-Hop, Latin flavors and '80s nights,
Rapture promises to give their customers a
new taste of gothic music
and style Thursday nights i Rapture
beginning May 19.
"Rapture is targeted that young
to that young person that is looking
is looking for a specific
brand-type of entertain- brand-type
ment that is not nor- ment tha
mally offered in the city II
[Gainesville]," said Raven mally offe
MorningStar, founder and [Gain
disc jockey of Rapture. Raven If
Gothic nights is spon- founder-an
scored by MorningStar Ra
and his partner Stephen,
who would not disclose
his last name. They origi-
nally started their business in 2003 as a
weekly event at Jet Set nightclub.
When Jet Set was sold to a new owner,
MorningStar and Stephen decided to
move their own "club nights" to a new
location signing a partnership with the
owners of Ffis nightclub located at 6 SW
2nd Street.
As part of that partnership,
MorningStar and Stephen operate the club
every Thursday night under the name of
Rapture.
"It's kind of a club within a club that


Raven Morningstar
is moving his club
nights Rapture to
FOs on May 19. He
plans to break the
traditional Goth
mold with themed
nights where goths
turn in their black
leather for white
mesh.


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Ip


operates one night a week," Stephen said.
Stephen said in the past more than 300
people showed up for their events like
"Alice in Wonderland," "White Gothic
nights," "Shakespearean Midsummer
Night's Dream Nightmare" and "Gothic
Beach Party."
In their new digs,
s targeted to Rapture's owners plan
S argued to continue the trend to
person that include everyone and
or a specific to break the perception
that gothic is exclusive
of entertain- to "a certain group who
is not nor- wear a lot of black, said
MorningStar.
ed in the city "We are taking that
esville]. 77 black notion of .gothic,
orningStar, and we are twisting it a
disc jockey of little bit," said Stephen.
ptue Although Rapture
ture would be a full-service
bar, MorningStar and
Stephen want to try to
create an environment for people who
don't want to drink. "We thought it would
be nice to have coffee, have an espresso
there," said MorningStar. "Some people
don't like to drink, but they like to come
out and listen to music."
Rapture would operate from 10 p.m.
to 2 a.m.
The cover charge is $5, and everyone
who is 18 and up is welcome to attend
their events, including Thursday's Grand
Opening with special VIP passes for drink,
discounts.


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Iron & Wine soothes a sold-out Common Grounds


By SARAH ANDERSON
Avenue Writer

Sam Beam has it backward. Instead of building fame and
fortune with a devoted backing band before breaking for a
spotlight solo career, the bearded bard better known as Iron
& Wine, planted his humble roots alone.
In the days before he let banjo players-and backup vo-
calists join him on stage or in the studio, Beam set down his
first EP at home on a four-track recorder. And although the
addition of musicians other than Beam has roughed some
smooth edges, Iron & Wine still fits the soundtrack of a
summer evening spent on a porch swing.
Yes, the Woman King EP, which Sub Pop Records re-
leased in February, is edgier than previous projects, incor-
porating heavier percussion and even some electric guitar.
But, at heart, Iron.& Wine is still an acoustic band with
electric energy.
Beam and Co. proved that April 28, when they played to
a sold-out crowd at Common Grounds.
The show began smooth and slow, giving the audience
a chance to shake off a week of finals and settle into sum-
mer like dust in the bed of an old pickup. Beam's lazy lilt
and easy command of the band at first seemed to clash
with the excitement of the audience. But it just took a few


songs before the band matched that energy and continued
to build on it.
Beam's sister, Sarah, who delivered haunting harmonies
throughout the set, had only to pick up her fiddle to elicit
applause and a cry of "Get that fiddle on, baby!"
She got that fiddle on, launching into a toe-tapping,
shot-taking solo that did not disappoint the expectant
crowd.
. For a musician I normally turn to when insomnia strikes
or studying in silence is impossible, Beam has found a way
to rock, folk style.
As the set progressed, the quiet, almost timid image I
once had of the enigmatic singer faded. He still showed
his sensitive side, climbing into sweet falsetto verses set
off by soft brush percussion and Sarah's backing vocals.
But enter the electric guitar and a quick, percussive banjo,
and he was as gritty as Mississippi mud, spitting lyrics like
Copenhagen.
Iron & Wine has a studio sound best described as a hot
toddy, smooth and soothing enough to lull you into an af-
ternoon nap. But put the band on stage, and the sound is
all Sparks, a taste df Heaven with a punch you never see
coming.
Beam, whose tracks have found their way onto compila-


tions for "Garden State," "The O.C." and "The L Word,"
will be at the Beta Bar in Tallahassee on June 8. For more
information, visit www.ironandwine.com.


'Jade' kicks kung fu cliche, brings new challenges


ldeo games and ninjas just
mix. Questionably, each is
V the ying of the others yang.
And yet oddly, in a medium
so overly wrought with kung fu
that Mario was the last character
to jump without flipping, there
still has been a great lack of great
Asian ambiance.
But "Jade Empire," a recent
BioWare release, lets players
control a powerful martial-arts
student with a secret heritage
whose quaint, sheltered life is
shattered by a less-than-random.
bandit attack which spirals into a
quest to save an ancient mystical
kingdom.


Honestly, it is a template for
adventure.
But it's so overused that the
Xbox's last RPG hit, "Fable,"
opened the exact same way.
But "Jade" does something
great with this hackneyed video
game cliche by improving on al-
most every aspect of the classic,
action RPG and brings a much
needed flavor to the gaming
world.
The game presents a world
laced with emperors instead of
kings, chi instead of magic and
teahouses instead of taverns
(players even face an army ex-
perimenting with fledgling gun-


po w der
converted
from fire-
works.)
And while
Brett Kelman the world
Don't Hate the Playa of "Jade"
bkelman@alligator.org feels by
no means
real, it is
easily recognizable as ancient
China because like "Jade" as a
whole its environment catersto
the cliche and creates something
new.
But of course, even with all
the ambience, no martial arts
romp would succeed if everyone


wasn't kung fu fighting.
Fortunately, there is plenty.
In combat, "Jade" wields un-
complicated controls limited to
attack, strong attack, area attack
and block.
You can keep the'bloodshed
simple and constant while seam-
lessly switching among more
.than 25 fighting styles, skillfully
exploiting the weakness of any
opponent.
Either strategy will allow a
player to tear through the op-
posing hordes of men, ghosts
and demons that foolishly will
plague him on his quest toward
the capital of the empire.


"Jade" reflects this duality of
strategy in almost all aspects of
play.
Outside of combat, for exam-
ple, "Jade" presents its protago-
nist with a myriad of quests and
optional challenges that criss-
cross so often that what begins
as a selfless errand for a nameless
peasant might blossom into a
plot-crucial exchange of favors.
Still, those yearning for sim-
plicity always are presented with
a dialogue option along the lines
of "I'll beat your ass!" which
leads to a simpler, bloodier and
significantly different play expe-
rience.


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Too Good to Be Truel
HUGE 2/2 for only $425/person!
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
8-15-25-2

HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
6905. 8-24-170-2

*Location, Location, Location*
1 BR $589, near Butler Plaza,
but park FREE @ UF.
Alarms, some utils, walk-in closet, pets OK!
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
8-15-25-2


2BRs Across from UF
From $725 for Fall
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Limited Availability
Open Weekends. 371-7777
8-15-25-2

Historic Neighborhood
WALK TO UF
Studios and 1 BRs from $489
Pets ok, laundry on site
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
.8-15-25-2 .___


Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 3/2 with HUGE deck
WID, Elevator Access
Free Parking. One of a kind!

8-15-25-2 ,4 2-7111

Summer rates
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
Sun Island Properties
376-6720 www.sunisland.info
8-15-25-2


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3 Sublease 8 Electronics T13- Wanted .18 Personals 23Rides, ,.:....
4 Roommates 9 .Bicycles I"- 14 Help anted C'9 Conne ions.':' '' ; Pets -' ; ftt.l "
5 Real .Estate .10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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For Rent | 1 For Rent
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1 f For Rent
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Want a bigger 2 or 4 BR TH this fall?
TH, W/D & DW. We love ALL pets!
Pool*Park @ UF *Free Gym*Alarm
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
8-15-25-2

*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
8-15-25-2

",) TIRED OF ROOMMATES?!
Huge 1/1 dishwasher, patio/balcony
tennis, ball, monitored alarm
Move-in specials, leasing now & fall
open weekends, call 376-4002
8-15-25-2


STOP! No need to look further!
2BR/1.5BA townhome $699 includes W/D!
Park FREE @ UF, alarm, pets OK
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
8-15-25-2

1st MONTH FREE!
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
375-1519
4-20-71-2

Tremendous TWO BED TWO BATH
FREE UF parking & bus rt to UF
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
affordable, spacious, pets ok!
Pinetreegardens.com 376-4002
8-15-25-2

1BR/1BA $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695..New carpet, Italian
tile, cent AC/H, covered patio, DW, verticals,
W/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
332-7700. 8-15-25-2

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

S ***LIVE IN LUXURY***
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
W/D*alarm*free tanning*comp lab
Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW & FALL 377-2801
8-15-25-2 .- .;

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 8-15-25-2

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.
8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2

Have Roommates?
4BR/2BA House $950
3BR/2BA Haile $1100
Only You?
1 E', 4 House $450
".I,1cr,- II Realty 374-8579 x 1 8-15-25-2

So Close to Campus
Avail now, 2BR?1 & 2 BA apts.
$450, $475, $520, $695, $735
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 8-15-25-2

1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 jrr.online atwww.maximumre.com
8-1 5-2


**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $650/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit e 376-2507
8-15-25-2

Threesomes Welcomel
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
8-15-25-2

Rent With Us Today,
Buy With Us Tomorrow!





Condo, House & Townhouse Rentals
www.BosshardtPM.com
Ask About Our Lucrative
Tenant Rewards Program!
3BR/2BA House $750/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $700/mo
2BR/1BA Downtown $515/mo
Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
8-15-25-2

Champagne Living for a Beer Budgetl
3/3 for $385/bdrm or 4/4 for $370/bdrm
includes cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME
Water & Sewer, W/D, Gym, Tanning
Now & Fall The Landings 336-3838
8-15-25-2

NEWLY RENOVATED
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
8-15-25-2

Living it upvl Luxury stylell
1 BR, Private patios
Walking distance to UF,
next to Sorority Row, Alarm,
Pets OK, W/D, HUGE bdrs &
walk-in closets. "Walk to UF"
Call 372-7111
8-15-25-2

DEAL OF A LIFETIMEII!
3BR/3BA ONLY $365/PERSON
FREE cable w/HBO/SHOWTIME, Alarm
Gated* 24 hr gym* FREE Tanning* Close to
UF Leasing for NOW and FALL 377-2777
8-15-25-2


ENORMOUS 3BR
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn& Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 8-15-25-2

*FALL* BIks from. UF 0 .Houses *
Duplexes Apts (Managed by owner) See
www.Dalyproperties.com for listings or call
Carol at 377-3852. 6-30-14-2

TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS
Upscale I & 2 BR apts. 1 block to campus on
north & east sides.. Year leases avail. Begin
summer or fall. No pets. K&M Properties
372-1509 8-15-25-2

SPACE & VALUE! 3 + 4 bedrooms
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
Pets welcome, free uf parking
ceramic tile, dishwasher, pool
open wknds, Call 376-4002
8-15-25-2

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
sor20@yahoo.com or Iv mssg 352-870-7256
8-15-25-2


INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOW AND FALL SEASON
Convenient UF access
$325 to $575
Action Real Estate Services
352-331-1233. 8-15-25-2


Apartments & Houses
Studio.to 5BR+
Most within 2 miles of campusI
Campus Realty 692-3800 .
propertymanager@campusrealty.org
8-15-25-2


LIVE STUDY PLAY
Luxury 3BR/3BATownhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics,,W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
*The Laurels, 335-4455*
*Sign today & receive $300 rent rebate*
8-15-25-2


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
6-30-29-2


Available Summer & Fall
Studios & 1 BRs $350 to $750
2BRs & 3BRs $425 to $850
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
8-23-41-2


Adorable 2BR/1.5BA cottage on bus line.
W/D hkups. No dogs. 2943 NW6th St. $6407
mo. 215-71995-12-16-2


DUCKPOND
Historic house, hd wd firs, Ig front porch, lots
of charm. Studio & 1BR avail. 306 NE 6th St.
$400-500/mo. Call 379-4952 8-15-25-2


FALL & SUMMER ARE HERE
Contact us for a complete listing
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
5-12-15-2


SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In
Specials & Giveaways
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
8-15-25-2



LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In -
Specials & Giveaways
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5.
700 SW62nd Blvd 371-8009
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
8-15-25-2



2BR townhouse; 7209 SW 45th PI. $500/
mo, $500 sec dep. No pets. 386-462-0994
6-26-17-2



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,
$775/mo. 352-246-5958 5-26-17-2



1BR w/pvt. Gated courtyard. Small
quiettcomplex located at 3320 SW 23rd
St. Starting @ $390/mo. Pets arranged.
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Plenty of FREE PARKING

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Call 352-376-4493 or visit
www.TheLeasingConnection.com
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In' gated Plantation Oaks 2BR/2BA 2 car
garage, screened-in porch. Many luxury &
energy-saving features $800/mo 386-462-
3066 5-12-12-2

5 MIN TO SHANDS 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 5-31-17-2

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 16thlPI $1425/month
Drive by and call 495-9085
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com 7-21-30-2

www.10houses.com
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-
11-2

www.10houses.com
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-
336-6116 5-12-11-2



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SPACIOUS STUDIO Biking dist to Shands
& Vet school, washer/dryer, $450/rent
3811 SW 20th Street -
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.conr 5-12-12-2

DUCK POND APTS! Cute 1BR & studio
apts, wood floors, water & pest control incl.
$450-510/rent, 414 NE 5th Ave.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-12-2

TAYLOR SQUARE
Apts and Townhouses
621 NW 10th St Gainesville
WALK TO UF
BRAND NEW LEASING FOR FALL
CONTACT 352-332-2097
5-31-7-2

SWEET DUCKPOND AREA HOME. 3BR/
1BA, cent AC, fireplace, fenced yard, tile &
wood floors, Avail 5/1. 731 NE 9th St. $850/
mo. 352-316-1637 5-31-13-2

HUGE & Affordable
1,2, & 3BRs
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
8-15-25-2

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
6-30-18-2

**0.8 miles to UF. Historic 2BR apt/house
near downtown. Wood floors, W/D. $630-
$650/mo. 214-9270 8-4-29-2

3BR/1 BA HOUSE central heat & A/C, kitchen
& bath tile floors, WD hookup @ 2036 NW
31 Place. $650/mo. Call 352-371-3636 6-
30-14-2

**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 6-30-14-2

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.
378-3704 5-31-10-2

Live the downtown life *
Studios, 1/is, 2/2s
W/D &T/Hs avb. Pets OK
$0 DD special ask for details
From $525 338-0002
8-15-25-2


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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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-5-2

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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-5-2.

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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-5-2

KENSINGTON SOUTH & VICTORIA
STATION CONDOS. 2BR/2.5BA. Avail
June & Aug. Contact Robin 954-802-4499
5-12-5-2

3 BR. Quiet house. Close to UF. Fenced &
shady backyard. In quiet NE neighborhood.
334 NE 12th St- $600/mo. 376-6183 5-26-8-2

AUGUST FREE!
Lease before you leave!
Huge 2bdrms, flexible leases, on bus
route, water & sewer included, pets ok.
Ventura Apartments
1902 SW 42nd Way
(352) 376-5065
5-31-9-2

ROYAL VILLAGE APT.
For only $305/Month + 1/4 electric!
1BR in a 4BR/2BA. Females only.
Available NOW! Call 561-234-9220 5-19-5-2

3BR COTTAGE in DUCKPOND. New tile,
W/D, great yard in classic neighborhood. 740
NE 11th Ave. $795/mo 215-7199 5-12-3-2

HUGE 4BR/2BA NEAR UF. Exceptionally
nice. Cent AC/H, W/D, DW, ice-maker,
garage, fenced yard, no dogs. Avail Aug
16 -1 yr. $1640/mo. Call 665-8166 Iv mssg.
5-31-8-2

3962 W. University Ave. Close to campus.
4/2. separate living/dining/family room, fire-
place. All appliances, cent H&AC. W/D, hot-
tub, avail Aug. $1400 333-9874 5-26-6-2

18 NW 36th St. Close to campus, 4/3 w/in-
law suite, cent H/AC, W/D, carport. Avail Aug
$1350/mo 333-9874 5-26-6-2

590 NW 54th Terr 3/2 all appliances, cent
H/AC, screened back porch, W/D, carport.
Avail Aug. $1150/mo 333-9874 5-26-6-2


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1 BLOCK TO UF
* STUDIO APT $400 0* /2 HOME 3416
NW 7th Ave $975/mo 0 1 BR APT $450/mo.
Call Michael 376-2433 5-31-7-2

4BR/4BA available now. University Terrace.
W/D, pool, convenient bus stop, pvt wood-
land view, a mi from campus. $335/room util
not incl. Call John 786-436-1657 or Jonathon
954-309-3004 7-28-22-2

Country House 2-story 3BR/2BA zoned
commercial, ideal for home & office., SW
Williston Rd. $850. Also 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, large patio $495. 494-7230. Dave
215-1728 Kathy 6-16-12-2

Convenient to UF, Shands & VA. 1200 sq
ft. 3BR/2BA house, fenced backyard, W/D.
Pets negotiable. $900/mo. Call 262-9131
5-24-5-2

2BR/1 BA available in 4/3 house. Lg recently
remodeled. Bathroom. Pool. W/D, tile, carpet
new. Common areas furnished. Sat TV/DSL.
Avail now 954-340-5524. 5-31-7-2

Avail June 1st Walk to UF 3BR/1BA, can
negotiate pets, nice yard w/off street parking
$795/mo + sec dep, drive by. first 1002 NW
4th Ave, then call 352-538-1310 5-19-4-2

3BR/2BA TRIPLEX Available for August
2 blocks from campus. Walk to class.
Plenty of parking. $1300/mo
Call 376-1111 8-15-25-2

* SORORITY ROW AREA *
OXFORD TERRACE
Brand .new rooms/private baths
Utilities, Cable, DSL, W/D
Action Real Estate Services
352-331-1233 6-30-14-2

Adorable, quiet, clean, safe, green' space
near UF & downtown, bus line, no dogs, 2BR
$550 -1826 NW 10th ST; 1BR $425 1825B
NW 10th St. 352-376-0080 6-16-12-2

Fall rentals, walk to campus 2br/lba
$500, sign lease now and move in August.
Edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 1731
NW 6th St. 8-15-25-2

Now leasing for fall 3 blocks from campus
4BR/2BA apt. $265/rm + utils 1740 NW 3rd
PI 231-3002 6-1-8-2

4BR/2BA house $1100/mo 203 NW 28th St.
2BR/1BA apt $600/mo 615 SW 11thLn, 231-
3002 6-1-8-2

STUNNING HOUSE 8 blocks from Law
School 3BR/3BA 2400 sq ft, 2 patios,
carport, large storage, pet friendly fencing
371-3037, or377-7457 6-1-8-2


l For Rent
unfurnished

2BR/1BA quiet nice area, cent A/C, wood
& tile floors, W/D hook-up close to UF.
Flex lease, pet deposit 611 NW 34th Ave.
Available now 352-318-8822 5-19-4-2

Avail Aug 1st. Leasing now. Bike to UF,
golf, law school. Nice 3BR/2BA home. Den,
fireplace, W/D, fenced yard. $1200/mo 352-
225-4627 6-9-10-2

University. Terrace Gainesville
University Terrace West
4/4 Inidividual Leases
Furnished Living Area
W/D, Pool $375/mo.
Union Properties 373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
8-15-25-2

Village West Apartments
800 NW 18th Ave
1BR/1 BA $460-$520/mo.
Ask about UF Parking Decal
Union Properties 373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
8-15-25-2

Bel-Aire Apartments
636 NW 26th Ave
Starting.at $535/mo
Ask about UF Parking Decal
Union Properties 373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
8-15-25-2

SUPER CUTE!.1 BR 1BA duplex
Downtown, screen porch, lawn svc,
$550/rent, 417 SW 2nd Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

FREE RENT! 1 month free @ this 2BR
1.5BA, W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher,
$475/rent 5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

SOUTHWOOD 2BR 1.5BA .
Townhouse, w/d hookups, liv/dining
Combo, end unit, $575/rent
3925-D SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonReal Estate.com 5-12-2-2

DUCKPOND/DOWNTOWN AREA!
2BR houses, CH/AC, wood floors,
w/d hookups, dining rooms,
1102 NE 3rd Avenue $675
541 NE 11th Street $625 ,
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

BIKING DISTANCE! Great 3BR
2BA houses, w/d hookups, parquet floors,
600 NW 36th Drive $900/rent
508 NW 36th Terrace $875/rent
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2


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unfurnished

AFFORDABLE 3BR 2BA house,
Carport, w/d hookups, CH/AC,
$800/rent, 1410 NW 55th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

GREAT 4 BR HOUSE 2 master '.
BRS, fireplace, lawn svc, w/d hookups,
$1200/rent, 917 NW 40th Drive
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

INDIVIDUAL LEASES! 4BR
4BA apt, new flooring before move-in,
furnished rooms, $425/room
4000 SW 23rd Street #6-305
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9925
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-12-2-2

Near Law School 3-1, 1-1,$1500/mo (1st, L,
S) Pref Grad std. No Pets, W/D hookup, dish,
wd firs, cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call Tom
after 8pm or wkd 954-529-4031 5-24-5-2

3 Blks to UFj!
1 BR 1 BAApt w/extra room $460/mo
1029 SW 3rd Avenue, Central H & Air,
Carpet. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
1494 5-19-4-2

2 Blks to UF!
2BR 1BAApt. Terazzo Floors, Window A/C,
Nat Gas ht. $520/Mo 408 NW 15th St. Cpli
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-19-4-2

2 Blks to UFI
2BR IBAApt. Wood Floors, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht.-$475/Mo 314 NW 14th Street
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-19-4-2

2BR 1BA Apts, $550-525/Mo
5 BIks to UF! 840 Sq. Ft.
829 SW 5th Avenue, St. CroixApts
Central H &Air, Inclds Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl,
Garbage. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
14945-19-4-2

1 Block from UF!
1BR and 2BR Apts Avail Now, Summer
or Fall. See our list at
www.merrillmanagement.net updated daily
or call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-19-4-2

2BR 1BAApts 1 Block to UF
New Carpet, WindowA/C, Nat Gas Ht
1210 SW 3rd Avenue $540/Mo
Call Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 -
5-19-4-2

1 BR studio apt in NWon bus line $340/mo
incl water 2943A NW 6th St. 215-7199
5-12-2-2


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For Rent
unfurnished

PET'S PARADISE No app or pet fee, 2BR
townhomes, duplexes, privacy fenced.
Modern appliances, ceiling fans, SW. Private
owner, please leave a detailed message.
$450/mo 331-2099 5-19-4-2

**v*BRAND NEW 2/2 APTS***
incl W/D, alarm sys, skylight, contemporary
cabinetry, front porch, great bus rte. Pets ok.
$740. Call 317-8150 for details & showing
8-15-25-2

Bike to UF. 2BR/1.5BA, W/D, DW, cent
H/AC, fenced backyard. 3204 SW 24th Terr.
Front part of Phoenix. $480/mo $450/sec.
Call Karen 317-4006 Owner/Agent 5-24-5-2

PINE RUSH APARTMENTS
FIRST MONTH FREE!
One Bedroom Apartment Homes
Starting at $429
$150 deposit/$35 app fee
Please call 352-375-1519.
8-15-25-2

3BR/1 BA HOUSES in NW
1951 & 1957 & 1963"NW 31st Ave
Cent H/AC, WD hkups, garages, fenced,
July 1st orAug 1st, $795.
Schackow Realty 331-0590, 514-5060 (cell)
5-12-2-2

HUGE 2BR/2BA condo..Walk to UF, Shands
& shopping, on bus route. New appliances,
carpet, paint. Pool, sauna, weight room,
clubhouse, Some utils incl. $600/mo. Call
727-642-6856 (work # Iv mssg) 5-12-2-2

2BR/1.5BA townhome, W/D, DW, new appli-
ances, on bus route, NS, no pets. $675/mo.
Available August. Call 352-335-0455 5-26-
6-2

Cute brick newly remodeled throughout 3BR/
2BA house 1 mile from campus. Duckpond
area. W/D hk up, large kitchen. No-pets.
$1175/mo. Can email pics. Call 813-382-
9395. 5-24-5-2

Downtown Historic Home, 2BR/2BA
Large Rooms, large porch, wood floors, fire-
place, fenced yard, alarm system. 0.8 miles
to UF. $750/mo. 109 SE 4th PI. 219-3850
5-24-5-2

SUMMER OR YEAR LEASE
2 Bed 2 Bath 1200 sq ft Brandywine apts.
First floor end unit. $600/mo 328-8473 5-
3W4-2

MAGNOLIA WALK 2BR/2BA end unit w/
fireplace & yard near Haile Village Center.
Perfect for grad student. $850/mo Call 359-
6898 5-12-2-2

3 BED HOUSE $8501mo. Central heat &
air. Great deal Wooden floors & WID
hook-up. Behind Leo 706. 870-0904, 318-
4553 5-19-4-2 _

1 & 2 BED COTTAGES & APTS. $425/mo.
Historical downtown. W/D hook-ups,
porches,. great size Cute! Must see!
Photos @ www.rentalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904, 318-4553 5-19-4-2

3BR/1BA HOUSE Fenced yard, out-building
w/electric, 2 miles from UF. $850/mo. Lease
option available. Call Ray 256-3528 6-7-8-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE. Fenced backyard, -1900
sq ft. Close to campus. Hardwood floors, W/
D hook-ups, Avail June 15th $1250/mo. Call
352-359-1270 5-31-6-2

2/1 flat W/D hook-ups, open, airy, clean, near
UF & hospitals $600/mo available now 538-
9829 5-17-2-2

1 bedroom apartment in small quiet complex,
near University. $400 a month. Call 352-332-
8481 6-30-14-2

3BR/2BA newer home, new tile/carpet large
fenced yard, front & back porches, W/Riook-
up, bike to UF/Shands. Now avail. $750/mo.
0,2,SW 5th St. Call 332-0841 5-26-5-2

JULY RENT FREE 1BR/1BA walk to
Shands. $460/mo Avail mid-June, year
lease. Pool, W/D facility, quiet, elec extra
352-870-1784 5-24-4-2

Duckpond 1BR/1BA w/study. Wood floors,
entire 2nd floor. Private & quiet, no dogs
or smokers. 1st, last, sec required.. Free
washer/dryer, garage. $550.. 377-4217 5-
174-2


51l Subleases 3


LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
Bid on a sublease, call 866-837-1309 or visit
www.subleaseauction.com
5-19-43-3

Summer sublease available WINDSOR
HALL 2 blocks from campus. 1 BR suite $600
utils incl. Laundry room, swimming pool, ca-
ble, ethernet. Call 516-650-4037 5-24-24-3

**WALK TO CLASS**
Summer sublease @ Courtyards. 1BR
in 4BR townhouse. May-Aug. $300/mo.
NEGOTIABLE. Call Maggie 727-741-1347.
5-31-17-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/2BA apt. Close to UF.
- Bike/bus. $235/mo + 1/3 utils. For more info
call Joy 954-614-4607 or 954-485-4560 5-
19-12-3

*THE EXCHANGE*
2BR/2BA. Furnished. Great location. $499/
mo utils incl. Call 904-294-0389 5-12-8-3'

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 5-31-13-3

SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA unfurn apt. Large
walk-in closet, close to campus on Sorority
Row, 1 & 43 bus-routes. $395/mo incl water
& pest control. Pets welcome. 352-281-9411
5-26-10-3

Campus Club 1BR sublease til 'Aug
pvt BA, Walk-in closet, furn, $485/mo
ufbjorn@aol.com 5-12-5-3

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Huge selection
Lowest prices in town for summer 5-31-9-3

Nice 2 bedroom 2 B apt with balcony & pool.
$700. Available how. No security 352-256-
1468 5-12-3-3

Sublet til Aug or renew huge 3/2 2.5 m to
campus in very quiet area. Fenced yard
great for pets. Rent is highly negotiable. Call
336-2173 Iv. mssg. 5-19-5-3

The Cambridge: 1BR/1BA APT June 1 ?
Aug 7. $650 a month rent includes, elec-
tric, W/D, Internet, and cable with 5 HBOs
& 4 ESPNs. Call Sarah @ 352-222-9300.
5-12-2-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Laurels. Very spa-
cious. On bus rt #35. Close everything.
$300/mo. Avail anytime summer A, B or C.
Call Megan 321-917-9417 5-19-4-3

3 min WALK TO CAMPUS
1/2 price sublet $200/mo 1 BR in LARGE
HOUSE; now -August. Call 305-761-8805 or
zstark@ufl.edu 5-19-4-3

MASTER BR w/PVT BA @ HAWAIIAN
VILLAGE. Some furniture- available.
Broadband available. $325/mo + utils.
Available now. Call 352-223-2927 5-19-4-3*

SUPER DEAL! Gainesville Place apt, 3rd fir,
vaulted ceilings, open balcony, pvt BR & BA.
Complex has free printing/faxing, comp lab,
24hr weight rm, 2 pools, much more. $390/
mo Call 407-466-7846 5-31-7-3

HUGE 1BR/1BA STUDIO
Close to campus/Univ & 34th. Everything
included, cable, int, ac, fenced-in yard,
kitchen, fridge $325/mo May/Aug 352-328-
4733 6-9-10-3

Quiet 5th Fir apt 1BR/1BA 2 blocks to cam-
pus. Laundry room, unfurn, $375/mo + utils.
Avail May 15th. 386-847-0719 5-12-2-3

ARBOR LOFT Walk to UF. 2BR. $578/mo
negotiable Fully furnished. Avail May 28
- Aug 15. 561-512-4634 5-12-2-3

1 or 2 big rooms in 4/2 house, NW 26th St,
5 min walk to law school, HBO, W/D, high-
speed internet, central AC, wood floor, move
in ASAP, lease ends 7/31, $312 negotiable.
514-5697 5-19-4-3

Summer sublease spacious 1 BR/1 BA in
SW avail May to July w/option to rent after.
Dishwasher, pool, laundry, close to UF, bike/
bus, no deposit, rent $400/mo OBO. Please
call 352-281-6998 5-24-5-3


SSubleases


1BR apt avail June 1st w/opt to renew lease
Aug 1st. Across street from UF/Swamp.
$539/mo. College Park Apts. 1716 NW 3rd
Ave #24. Michael 910-352-2659 5-19-4-3

HUGE 1BR for sublet. $385/mo, w/opt to re-
new lease. Hardwood floors, close to down-
town & UF, lots of windows, pets welcome:
June, July, Aug. Move-in flex. Must rent by
July. Call 352-281-3111 5-20-3-3

Cute house. New, clean, fenced yard. 1BR
529 NW 28th Ave. Avail June 1. 352-871-
1887 5-24-4-3

Countryside @ University condo. $425
furnished living room. 2 rooms avail in 4BR/
4BA. Cable, water, elec incl exept phone.
icheng@bellsouth.net. Call Irvin 352-379-
2926 5-24-4-3

COUNTRYSIDE $250/month.
Clean 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. All utils in-
cluded, internet, available now- until July
31st. Call 85.0-346-0906. Check out anytime.
6-16-11-3

1BR/1BA hardwood floors, sunny, .quiet,
3 blocks from campus and barsI Cable
included, $400 + utils, neg. Computer desk
included, May 29 Aug 352-262-0149,
ssiejka@ufl.edu 5-24-4-3

Walk to class for less! Large furn 1BR in
4BR/2BA .house. Wireless net, cable, utils
incl. Quiet, huge backyard $299/mo now til
late'Aug. Call Noel 727-510-1996 5-31-6-3


I Roommates. 3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838 .
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
8-15-25-4

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 8-15-25-4

Female roommates wanted brand new 2100
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
UF. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
incl $500/mo.Avail Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
395-7462 or 941-780-3526 5-26-77-4

M/F NS Grad student/professional wanted to
rent furn room in gorgeous new house 1.5 mi-
to Shands. Kitchen, LR, laundry 336-5450 or
954-646-1341 6-9-81-4

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 327.9J-4
5-19-35-4

Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th .& University, $300 + split util, sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact sor20@yahoo.com or
leave message at 352-870-7256 8-15-25-4-

Unfum BR for rent in brand new, spacious
condo w/2 female UF students. NW 55th
St. Call Lisa for details @ 352-514-1763
6-9-10-4

*SUMMER SPECIAL $275/mo*
Female(s) for 1-2 BR in 3/2 house near UF,
Shands & VA. W/D. Pets ok, furn opt. Avail
now. Jennifer 371-6228 please leave msg.
6-7-11-4

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-
9409 6-9-15-4

Room in NW home. $325/mo incl utils &
DSL. No pets, mature male non-drinker/
smoker. Avail 5/1/05 (flex) Scott 335-8209
5-31-20-4

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-


Roommates' l| Roommates ]


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 gatorgrt@ufl.edu.
6-2-17-4

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-
261-3571 5-19-12-4

Professional or student to share ranch home
in G'ville about 10-15 min drive to UF or
SFCC. Furn common areas. $400/mo. Avail
now. Call 352-262-4829 5-19-10-4

Quiet non-smoking college age roommate
wanted from Aug to April 06 Rent $375-per
month. Call local 352-376-4250 or call cell
904-994-6764 5-24-10-4

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

1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
6-2-12-4

$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

Need 1 F student/professional to share
2BR/1BA apt $250/mo + 1/2 utils. 376-4510
or 352-256-6389 5-17-5-4

Countryside 4BR/4BA: 1/1 avail 8-1-05; 2/2
avail 1-1-06. Enet access, util incl (cap), W/D,
furn, secure. Exercise/pool, bus to UF-3 mi.
$465/mo/rm. lst.last.dep. Vanessa 352-217-
3464, Sebastian 352-874-8905 5-31-8-4

Share 3BR home w/ artist. Pref older student
or employed lady. BR & study/ofc. Sat TV,
pvcy fence, sec sys. I have 2 inside cats +
outside cats. $400 + 1/2 utils. Bus rte 4 mi
to UF. Ruth 2-10pm 376-0129, cell 359-6138
6-9-10-4


Female roommate, N/S for fall $600/r
including util. 3BR/2.5BA. Brand new fi
furnishedmaxed out 2500 sqft luxury tow
house at Regents Park. Call 561-281-92
5-24-5-4

Working people. 3 rooms $85 week m
cable (1 room small apt) 1.8 mile past Wa
Rd & Univ Ave. Not all info included. For tt
info call 376-0384 or page 202-7074 imm
re 5-26-6-4

PROFESSIONAL/GRAD STUDENT
Quiet & safe Full amerriei e 300,mo Lea
message .322-8200 5-26-6-4

3BR/2.5BA Located off Newberry I n
frcm :campus wibusslop closeby Loolongf
roommate for summer or01 all $300/mo +
utils. Please call 352-338-7532 5-24-5-4

Walk to Law School
Large BR In 4BR/2BA house. 3 1L s
dents need roommate. Cable TV, wirele
Available now. $425/share utilities. 770-63
5958, dcdotson@ufl.edu 6-2-8-4

Roommate. grad/prof NS to share n
2/2 condo Plantation Oaks ASAP. Mas
BR/BA available $450/mo + 1/2 utilities +
posit. CH/A, carpet, W/D, has computer I
Phone 372-6477/538-6505. 5-24-5-4

Roommate wanted for house with 2 mal
7 bloocks from campus Contact Anna 3
770-6459 5-19-4-4

A nice 3BR/3BA house in NW. Looking fc
roommate. Pool, hottub, garage, spaci
yard, everything brand new. Pel neg R
$450 neg. Close to UF & SFCC. Near Ma
shopping. 258-4981 5-26-6-4

Female Roommate Needed
Kensington North $500/mo
included utilities & cable
Union Properties .373-7578 8-15-25-4

F NIJ for nice NW house 2 5 miles to UF.
$450/mo All utds incl ni-speed niernel C
239-398-1172 5-31-7-4 .


TREEHOUSE VILLAGE
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA w/working prof. W/D,
DW. Avail 6-1-05. Gym, 2 pools, close to UF.
$320/mo + 1/2 util. Call 264-0586 or 393-
1157, bseekid@yahoo.com 5-31-7-4

Furnished 1BR/1BA in 4BR/3BA@ Campus
Club. Avail fall. W/D, util, cable, DSL incl. Call
281-8400 5-24-5-4

Southern Comfort Great place to study &
tan. Pool, W/D, ethernet, NS, avail for sum-
mer & fall $380/mo + share utils. Jake 239-
564-0069 5-31-5-4

Walk to UF! Large bedroom and walk-in clos-
et in vintage 3/2 home 1.5 blks from campus,
cent AC/ht, W/D, parking. $275/mo + 1/4 util.
Call 367-9128, 375-1474 5-19-4-4

Male, 38 new to Gainesville; Seeking female
to locate and share apartment with. Split rent
& utilities. Your first pick of bedroom. Call
quiet and cool guy today. Lets get together
and save money and have a nice place. Fred
.352-219-4000 (cell) 5-12-2-4

F, UF grad seeking roommate 3BR/2BA
house on 2 gated acres in Alachua. $400/mo
+ `1/2 utils. 386-462-1435,-352-494-7700
5-12-2-4

Need roommate for luxury townhouse 3/2.5
on bus route avail July.. Call 379-4630 5-
12-2-4

M/F roommate for 2 rooms in 3/2 house.
$450/month everything included W/D, cable
internet, completely furnished. Call Jen at
561-723-7621 5-17-2-4

M/F responsible student to share 3BR/2BA
home in quiet NW area. $300/mo + 1/3
utils. Call 352-303-6128 or 727-458-2737
6-14-10-4

1 room in 3BR/2BA apt for female @
Boardwalk. Close to UF. On bus rte. Tennis,
large pool; more. 1 yr lease. $245/mo + 1/3
utils, cable & DSL internet. Call Mike 352-
316-6219 5-31-6-4

2 ROOMMATES.WANTED New home.
$400/mo includes utilities & furniture. Call
321-615-8066, 352-271-1135 6-2-7-4


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**WALK TO UF**
Room w/private BA avail 6/1 in 3000 sq ft
3BR/3BA house. Fenced yard, large deck,
partially furnished, $550/mo. Call Taylor-352-
514-2877 5-24-4-4

Grad, upperclassmen or prof to share spa-
cious new 3BR/2BA house. I-net & cable incl.
Must be neat clean & responsible. $450 or
$425/mo + 1/2 util. Short or long term avail.
262-3989 6-16-11-4

2BRs avail in charming NW house close
to Ward's Grocery, W/D, share kitchen/BA.
Seeking serious student/professional, NS,
furn opt. $250+ utils. Call 338-2086 5-26-
5-4

2 female roommates wanted for 3BR/2BA
house on 36th & University. Available now.
$360/mo + utils. Call Katie 514-5985 5-
26-5-4

ROOMMATE WANTED for 2BR/1BA
HOUSE.. $380/mo Near Duckpond.
Professional college student. Cent A/C, W/D
incl. 1300 sq ft. 813-997-6600 5-31-6-4

M or F for pvt BR/BA in 2BR/2BA luxury
apt. Move in Aug. Fully furn. 1 block from
campus. $700/mo incl elec, hi-spd internet,
cable, water, W/D. 941-518-4686 5-26-5-4

3rd Roommate needed male. 2 min from
SFCC. 3BR new furnished townhome. Golf,
gated, $550/mo incl all util, inet & cable.
Avail 8/15/05. 1 year lease. No pets. Call
Mike 954-467-7070 or Jeff 954-240-3524
6-16-18-4

NS, M/F, student for own BR/BA in large
home 8 blocks north of campus w/2 grad
students. Must be mature & responsible.
$525/mo incl all utils + W/D, cable, wireless
& weight room. Call Kent 727-433-0229
5-26-5-4






Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find

Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 8-15-25-5


THURSDAY, MAY 12,2005 I ALLIGATOR, 17


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Existing condos & luxury condos near UF
at affordable prices. For more information,
visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or call
today Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus
Realty Group 5-19-56-5


HOT STUDENT CONDOS NEAR UF
Save Thousandss When You Buy Now.
FREE'LIST of Great Local Condos.
www.UF-Condos.com
Campus Realty Group
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Great Homes Near UF
STOP Renting. Own Your Home.
FREE LIST of Campus Area Homes
www. Homes-Near-UF.com
Campus Realty Group
6-3-34-5


HORSE PROPERTY
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
5-31-7-5 .

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 352-
256-8963 5-12-7-5

COUNTRYSIDE @ THE UNIVERSITY 4BR/
4BA top floor. Partially furn. 941-518-5240
5-26-9-5.







Grantwood Condominiums
2/2 Loft Condo W/Private Courtyard -
Minutes From UF! 975SF, GATED
ENTRANCE, SECURITY, POOL.
Starting @$119,000! HURRYI
Call Adam Vaisman 352-222-7260
Coldwell Banker MM Parrish Ritrs 372-5375
8-15-25-5

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. MUST -
SEE THE BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NC
MOUNTAINS. Homes, Cabins, Acreage &
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quick closings. Call (877)426-2326 or email:
landyetiveg@aol.com. 5-12-1-5

Tennessee Lake Property Sale! Parcels from
$24,900. 6 1/2 Acre lot $59,900. 27 Acre
Lake Estate $124,900. Cabins Available.
Call toll-free (866)770-5263 ext.8 for details.
5-12-1-5


NC MOUNTAINS--Panoramic views and
mountain streams in high elevation between
Boone and Asheville. Tracts range 1-5 acres
with access and utilities, from $49,900.
(800)455-1981, x.148. 5-12-1-5-

VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS Helena Montana
- 4.7 Acres $79,990. Ride out your back-
door to millions of acres of national forest
Awesome lake & mountain views, close to
Canyon Ferry Lake, minutes to Helena. Soils
tested, utilities,. ready to build on. Call owner
(888)770-2240. 5-12-1-5

NEW MEXICO-20 Acres $29,900. Scenic
region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills,
wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses,
great climate. Power, great access. 100%
Financing. Call (877)513-LAND! 5-12-1-5

GOLF VIEW BARGAIN! $198/ mo.
Nicely wooded homesite in upscale golf
community in the Carolina. mountains
between Asheville, NC and Greenville,
SC. A sanctioned Golf. Digest Teaching
Facility, Call toll-free (866)334-3253 x863.
www.cherokeevalleysc.com Price: $49,900,
10% down, bal fin 12 mo @ 4.49% fixed, one
yr balloon, OAC. 5-12-1-5

5 minutes to Greenbrier Resort MTN
LAND BARGAINS, 20 Acres & Up
www.liveinwv.com. 5-12-1-5

ATTENTION INVESTORS: Waterfront lots in
the Foothills of NC. Deep water lake with 90
miles of shoreline. 20% redevelopment dis-
counts and 90% financing. NO PAYMENTS
for. 1 year. Call now for best selection.
www.nclakefrontproperties.com (800)709-
LAKE. 5-12-1-5

LAKEFRONT BARGAINS Starting at
$89,900. Gorgeous lakefront parcels. Gently
sloping, pristine shoreline, spectacular views.
Across from national forest on 35,000 acre
recreational lake in East Tenn. Paved roads,
underground utilities, central water, sewer,
Excellent financing. Call now (800)704-3145
ext 617, Sunset Bay, LLC. 5-12-1-5

Guadalu-pe Riverfront! Spectacular wide-
riverfronts in "Prime" Texas Hill Country loca-
tion. 10-32 acres w/ lots of water frontage,
huge trees, panoramic views. From $300's
to $400's. Limited number available, call now
before they're gone. (800)609-7042 x 110
Brokers & Agents welcome. 5-12-1-5

GRAND OPENING! May 21 & 22 Ocala/
Gainesville Area. 20. Acres from $195,000.
100 Acres from $450,000. New semi-private
gated community featuring parcels w/ front-
age on the Wacassassa River. Gorgeous
woodlands teeming w/ deer &,turkey. SAVE
$10,000. Plus get up to $10,000 toward
closing costs! Great financing, little- down.
Call toll-free (866)352-2249, x 436 or
www.fllandbargains.com. 5-12-1-5 -

NO CAROLINA MTN PROP One of a kind
log cabin on creek. 'High elev. 2/1. Fireplace.
Porch, mountain view on 5.31 acres. Good
.rent history, $189,500. Ralph. L. Crisp Rity
Co......Andrews NC (800)438-8621. 5-12-


BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
352-377-9846 8-15-25-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can* deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 8-15-25-6

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. 8-,
15-25-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 8-15-
25-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 8-15-25-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand& new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
8-15-25-6

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 8-15-
25-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box; Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6

SOFA & LOVE SEAT
Forest green cloth? From Rooms To Go.
With pillows. $200 352-235-4439 5-26-6-6

*Couch, Dishes, Coffee Table
Set, Drill $30 ea OBO
331-2798 5-12-2-6

BUNKBED $85 OBO
Almost new. Call-352-335-2703 or 352-225-
S1965. Ask for Mirna 5-24-5-6

Twin bed & frame $75, sofa $120, dining
room table 4 chairs $85, dresser w/mirror
$75, comic books 450 for $175, VHS movie
camera $65, dorm frridge small $40,. port
sewing macnng I'50 335-5326 5-12-2-6 -

YARD SALE MAY 14TH
College of Veterinary Medicine Parking Lot
2015 SW 16th Ave. 8:30 am
Furniture, Scrubs; Clothes, Electronics,
Houseware. 5-12-1-6


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Computer HELP fast A+ Computer Geek-
Houseidcrm 59 mmn response No waiting/
unpiugging;hassels $30 Galor Discount
w.isludeni ID M/F Cert MCSE technicians.
S33-8404 www AComputerGeek corn 8-
23-170-7

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, Inc
Complete -esidential & commercial suppon.
networking & websile development $451hr
www gainesilecsr corn 371-2230 8-15-24.7

Cash Paid Laptop PCs
SALES 0 SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 8-15-24-7


- COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIR
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Nron.working
378-4009. 607 NW 131n Sireli
8-15-25-7


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WE ARE CHEAPER
8-15-25-8

DIRECTV System from Expert Safellite
FREE Installation CALL TODAY & ask about
FREE GIFT (800)672-1519. 5-12-1-8

FREE 4-ROOM DIRECT SYSTEM includ-
ing standard installation. 140+ Channels -
$29.99/mo. for 3 months. Access to over 225
channels Limited time. S&H. Restrictions
Apply. (866)500-4056. 5-12-1-8





In the-market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many. to choose from
* Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 8-15-25-9


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable-rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-25-10

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. 8-15-25-10

Post-partum election depression?
"Red State. resident/Blue State values"
bumperstickers. $1 + sase. Jacksonnewf,
93 Hunters Woods, Martinsburg, WV 25401
5-17-3-10

*MET L ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available .Toll Free (888)393-0335. 5-12-
1-10

ALL CASH, CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free- Candy All for
9,995. (800)814-6323 B02000033. CALL
US We will noi be undersoid' 5-12-1-10

#1 CASH COW! 90 Vending Machine units/
You OK Locations Entire Business $10,670
Hurry! (800)836-3464 #B02428. 5-12-1-10

STEEL BUILDINGS EZ BUILD AISC
-Certification Office/Warehouse, -Shop/
Garage, Arena/Bam, Hangers..A plant near
you! Will beat any price or $205. (800)993-
4660. www unversalsleel .-,,m 5-12-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and
Save! Full Body units from $22 a monthly
FREE Color Catalog. CALL TODAY!
(800)842-1305 www.np.etstan.com. 5-12-
1-10

SPA. Must Sell. 7 Person Deluxe. Never
Used. Includes Cover. Will Deliver. Full
Warranty. Can Finance W.A.C. Payments
Under $100 per Monih In a Hurry. Call
(800)980-7727 5-12-1.10

GIANT RV SUPERSALE- May 11llth-14th.
Old-Wal-Mart, 11640 U.S. Hwy 1-Sebastian.
Free Admission. Free Parking Nalions #1
Selling Brands Low Supersale PricesI
5-12-1-10

BUILDING SALE' Rock Bonom Prces'
Example 30x40 Now $5170 Ends optional
Beat Next Price Increase Go daect 25Q,0.
30x44. 35x50. 40x60. 50x100 Olners
Pioneer. (800)668-5422. 5-12-1-10


STEEL BUILDINGS. Faciory Deals Save
$$$. 40 x 60' to 100 x 200'. Example: 50
x 100 x 12' = $3.60/sq ft. (800)658-2885
,www r.gidbuilding corn 5-12-1-10


BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick,
pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-
372-7490 will deliver. 8-15-25-6


.I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
is your roommate Oriving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-15-25-11

Swamp Cycles
Large selection of E-bikes, Scooters and
Accessories. CPI USA, ETon, Luojia, HJC
Helmets. 534 SW 4th Avenue, 373-8823
www.swampcycles.conl 8-15-25-11

*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
*i1w location now open 1901 NWS67th Place
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. All models & directions avail on web-
site. 6-16-12-11

S** 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
.5-24-25-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
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

1989 Honda Hawk
(NT650) Great condition. Make offer. 352-
316-5492 5-12-2-11

2004 VENTO ZIPR31 Turbo Cam Scooter.
Purchased 11/04, like new, only 1200 mi,
incl helmet, chain & lock. Paid $1300, asking
$1000. 352-213-5082 5-12-2-11

02 APRILIA RS50 All the look and feel of
an Italian sports bike, without the danger.
$1300 OBO as is. Call Rob @ 786-236-7784
Perfect 1st Bike. 5-24-5-11

2004 Hyosung Motor Scooter
Great shape, low mileage. $800. Call 336-
7635 5-12-2-11


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FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
*Running or not!
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 8-15-25-2

CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes.
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-15-25-12

**FAST CASH PAID**
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
8-15-25-12

OVER 50'IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-15-25-12


Set of 4 chrome 5 lug, Progressive rims
on Dunlop 30x9.50R LT tires. Fits any 15"
Ford lug wheel. Call Jerry 352-466-9247
5-12-2-12


1989,MAZDA 626 Auto, PW, sunroof, good
condition. $1200
1993 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM Auto, ice-cold
air, excellent condition $1300
RON SMITH MOTORS 352-208-2648 5-
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LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 8-15-25-13


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.
5-24-5-13


STUDY ABROAD in beautiful PARIS June
20-Aug 5. CLAS classes offered. Incentive
will be rewarded to take my spot. Contact
Joanna 352-870-8383, jojo18@ufl.edu 5-
26-6-13


Blind lady needs health majors interested in
walking at least three tirnes a week. Call 352-
219-6948. Thanks. 5-24-5-13



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ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
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PT CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING CLERK
needed IMMEDIATELY at The Independent
Florida Alligator. Applicants must be enrolled
for summer semester (UF or SFCC) for at
least 3 credit hours. Customer service &
good phone skills a must. Good spelling, typ-
ing & basic math very helpful. Comfortable
working with computers. Clean appearance.
Friendly, people-person. Part time week-
days. (Position available w/flex hrs for fall
also.). Apply in person at The Independent
Florida Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave. 8-5,
Mon-Fri. Equal Opportunity Employer


the independent florida
Best Cars Lowest Prices gator
www.39thaveimports.com
8-15-25-12


GATORMAX USED CARS
Buy, Sell, Trade. We finance; 495-9500
gatormax.net
5-31-8-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 8-15-
25-12

95 TOYOTA CAMRY Lots of new parts, new
tires, good AC, runs well, $2800. After 6:
386-752-0209, day 264-6927 5-12-2-12

99 NISSAN 240 SX $1100
Call Heather 264-1618 5-19-4-12


WEB & GRAPHICS PRODUCTION
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-
plication.

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
mkelly@alligator.org 5-12-4-14


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AD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The Alligator Production department' is
accepting student applications for the posi-
tion of Ad Graphic Designer. Starting with
summer semester. Will train, but must have
experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, and Acrobat. Friendly work en-
vironment, flexible schedule, with hours
between 9am and 5pm Mon Fri. Fill out an
application at the front desk of The Alligator,
1105 W. University Ave, Mon Fri 9am 5pm.
Include available work schedule and refer-
ences. Previous applicants are welcome to
reapply with current schedule.EOE

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What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(this is a non-paid position
requiring 12-15 hours per week, possibly
leading to a paid sales position.)
If you are a UF or SFCC student
eager to gain valuable sales experience
stop by the Alligator, 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by Fri, May 13th. We will
* contact you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump-started! EEO/AA
5-12-2-14

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 8-15-25-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-FK 8-15-25-4


CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and.
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $200. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 8-15-25-14

Phone survey" interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule!. Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 8-
15-25-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
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University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. Suite 106
Mon-Fri 9:30am-9pm
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
3 eves. 6-9 pm + 2 weekend shifts
or
Sat 12am-6pm + Sun 2pm 8pm
Must work summer break week.
8-15-25-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 8-
-15-25-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL'
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 8-15-25-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-15-25-14

Attention Smokers!
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
8-15-25-14


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Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
.hrs/wk. Start Immediately. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 5-19-63-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
SDCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
8-15-25-14

*DANCERS NEEDED*
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
todayl.378-3312 5-19-30-14


Customer Service rep wanted.
MS Office Experience required.
Permanent Full-Time Position.
Contact: Jackson. Industries,
4001 Newberry Rd, E4, Gvl or
info@jacksonllc.com 5-24-30-14


Groundskeepers FT, PT
Custodial duties/Apt Maint
Transportation req. DFWP EEO.
220 N Main 375-2152 x301 8-15-25-14 -

Leasing Consultant, FT, PT
Energetic Attitude
Cust. Serv. Exp. DFWP EEO
220 N. Main 375-2152 x301 8-15-25-14


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PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college students. Flexible hours.
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 8-15-
34-14

DRIVERS NEEDED
Gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave for info: 379-9600 5-12-10-14

SECRETARY NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people.
Customer svc exp helpful. For more infa call
David 379-3663 5-12-10-14

FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic,
enthusiastic people, flexible schedule. Call
Dave @ 379-3663 5-12-10-14

NOW HIRING SERVERS, BUSSERS, must
be available at least 2 weekday lunch shifts.
Apply in person only. On the Border 3100
SW Archer Rd. 5-12-8-14

Models wanted for fine art figure photogra-
phy. 18+, all looks, body types considered.
Compensation negotiable: $, prints/CD?
Contact Jay at lensphlare@yahoo.com 5-
19-10-14

O2BKids searching for energetic gymnastics
teachers & pre-school teachers w/experience
for all locations. FT/PT positions available.
Apply within. 5-12-7-14

SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS
LOCATION
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
with children.
AIDE I $7.61/hr HS or equ.iv. 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 -
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
CONDUCTED -AA/EOE
Call at 955-7766 for information or pick up
application @ 620 E. Univ. Ave (School
Board of Alachua 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-sparrow.com for store loca-
tion or call 352-871-5771 8-15-25-14

VALET PARKING
Full time & part time people wanted. Must
be customer-oriented & dependable. Call
Andy 1-888-463-1954 ext 205. Good Payl
5-12-6-14

PRE-MED GRADUATES Looking for ex-
perience in medicine? Full time assistant
needed in ophthalmology. Will train. Resume
to Dr. Levy: afn22025@bellsouth.net 6-16-
15-14

Earn $1000 per day simply returning phone
calls. 24hr. recorded info line 800-490-8863
(ad code: 003) 5-12-5-14

MAUI TERIYAKI Now hiring PT/FT COOK &
CASHIERS Apply in person
Tower Rd & 13th St locations. 6-2-10-14

The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is hiring
sales assocs & sandwich prep. PT positions
approx 18-24 hrs/wk. Starting salary $6.50/
hr. Apply in person 618-NW 60th St (behind
McDonalds on Newberry Rd) 331-1253 5-,
19-6-14

DANCE & GYMNASTICS
Staff wanted apply'at the YMCA 5201 NW
34th St or call Kim at 374-9622 5-12-4-14

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-
12-4-14

5 STAR PIZZA is now hiring delivery drivers.'
Great pay, flexible hrs. Closing drivers aver-
age over $100 per shift. Apply in person at
600 NW.75th St. 352-333-7979. 5-19-5-14

BLIMP GROUND CREW
Full time travel. Background checks. Good
driving record. DFWP. Steve Adams 407-
363-7777 5-31-8-14

GET PAID TO RIDE THE BUS!
The Center for Independent Living needs
someone PT to provide instruction to people
with disabilities on riding the bus safely. Flex
Hrs call Staci @ 378-7474 btwn 9-5, No exp
Req. 5-12-3-14


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GREAT PAY!!!
Immediate Openings,
Customer Sales/Svc, No Exp Nec,
Conditions Apply
All ages 17+. Call Now 335-1422
6-16-12-14

COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8+ while having fun! Positions
begin in May. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then go to
Creamery and choose Job Center (applica-
tions only; include email address. DON'T
POST RESUMES:). Nights and weekends a
must. 18+ only. 5-12-2-14

NANNY NEEDED 3 days a week 6:30 9:00
am & 2:30 8:00 pm. Must be available both
times, days vary. Must have car. 27,1-0804
5-24-5-14

PART TIME WORK
ALL AGES 18+
Good Pay, Resume Builder,
Scholarships Possible
Customer Sales/Svc Will Train
Conditions Apply. Call Now 335-1422
6-16-12-14

NOW HIRING
CLEAN VACANT APTS
ALSO some PT Position available.
352-246-5785 8-14-25-14

PART TIME @ YOUR LOCATION
LAW/ENGINEERING STUDENT
for patent applications. Reply: ,
mdinstitute@hotmail.com 5-24-5-14

PART TIME @ YOURLOCATION
PUBLIC RELATIONS-MARKETING
Reply mdinstitute@hotmail.com 5-24-5-14

PART TIME @ YOUR LOCATION "
UPPER-LEVEL STUDENTS IN SCIENCES,
MATH,SOCIAL SCIENCE to generate test
questions. Apply mdinstitute@hotmail.com.
5-24-5-14

PART TIME@ YOUR LOCATION.
GENERATE COMPUTER MAILING LISTS.
Reply: mdinstitute@hotmail.com 5-24-5-14

Need Extra Cash?
GET PAID TO SEARCH GOOGLEI!!
WWW.PAl D2GOOGLE.COM
5-24-5-14

SOCCER COACHES: Gainesville Soccer
Alliance seeking experienced soccer coach-
es for competitive youth soccer teams for
2005-2006 season. Call 379-5979 or email:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org 8-15-25-14

Architectural Draftsperson
Palm Bch Fl. award winning firm seeks arch.
draftspersons 3-- 5 yrs exp. Full time or
summer intern. AutoCad. Pis submit resume
- thank you. Fax: (561) 833-9853 e-mail:
TLGROUP@aol.com 5-24-5-14

Architect
Palm Bch Fl. Established firm seeks gradu-
ate or licensed arch. High end practice; proj-
ects of above average complexity. Full time.
Ex.Benefits. Salary negotiable. Pis submit
resume. Tfank you. Fax: 561-833-9853 e-'
mail: TLGROUP@aol.com 5-24-5-14

Rock Star Energy Drink is currently look-
ing to hire energetic, extremely motivated
self-starter to handle following responsibili-
ties in North Florida, to include Tallahassee
and Gainesville. Work with local distributors,
sales & distribution of Rock Star Energy
Drink. Create and Manage a promotional
schedule of events to heighten brand aware-
ness. Manage on-premise sales. Examples:
Restaurants, bars & nightclubs. Vehicle
provided, clean driving record a must. Send
resume via e-mail: jeff@rockstar69.com 5-
12-2-14

HOPE a horse therapy program seeks
horse experienced volunteers to help with
grooming, exercising, etc. 352-332-7322
5-19-4-14

EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE is looking
for PT help. Must be able to work during
summer & 2-3 Saturdays/mo. Please bring
resume to 2020 NW6th St. 5-31-7-14


JAPANESE TUTOR NEEDED
for high school student. 373-9577 or 538- "
2699 5-19-4-14


SALES CLERK
$6.50/hr. Part time. Call Sandy's
Consignment Boutique 372-1226 5-19-4-14

University Athletic Association -
OPS Snack Bar
We are currently seeking flexible individuals
for OPS part-time counter help/cook posi-
tions at the-University Golf Course Snack
Bar. Weekend and holiday work required.
Previous food service, cash register experi-
ence, and excellent customer service skills
preferred. Qualified candidates please con-
tact Scott Smith on or before May 13, 2005
at 375-4683 x4725. EOE 5-12-2-14

HORSE SITTER/HOUSE SITTER
Some horse experience necessary.
Dependable, have references. Some groom
work. High Springs area. 352-317-1892 5-.
19-4-14

Affordable attorney desperately needed fa-
miliar with breach of contact law for litigation.
OR legal research assistant. Prefer fresh,
new, compassionate attorney 352-333-8588
or 352-33,3-8598 5-12-2-14

MODELS for female fashion business. Must
be photogenic, over 5'7" tall., weigh under
150 lbs, age 18-35 years. Call 352-870-9308
5-19-4-14

Programmer/summer intern.
$8-10/hr. Schedule negotiable.
Skills: Java, VB, VB.Net,
SQL. GIS, web preferred.
_Call 377-6093 or e-mail
rrichardson@albireosts.com 5-17-3-14

HAVE FUN MAKING MONEY
Get paid to shop, go to movies
and eat out. Jobs now available
in your local area. Flexible hours,
complete training
Internet access required.
Call 888-821-4160
5-12-2-14-

Marketing and Sales: RFA Media, a sports
marketing firm that specializes in the outdoor
industry, producers of two action and adven-
ture magazines and operators of national
mobile tours, is looking for individuals to be
a part of its national marketing team. Work
independently around your schedule and
set your own hours based on your income
goals. Duties include' selling subscriptions
and supporting local arid regional sporting
events. Pay is based on your willingness
to work plus have an opportunity for free
, gear, trips and more. E-mail us a brief over-
view of your student activities or resume to
Jobs@RFAMedia.com or fax: 770-817-9001
5-12-2-14


ATTENTION: STUDENTS,
YOUNG MARRIEDS, OLD
MARRIEDS, SENIORS, AND
IN-BETWEENS -
If you are looking for PART TIME WORK,
during the daytime, in a' professional office
environment, then call me. We are Infinite
Energy, Inc. Florida's 50th largest private
employer. We sell discount-priced natural
gas throughout Florida & Georgia. We need
people that can use the phone effectively.
Our clients save money so this is enjoyable
work. If you are a good communicator, aren't
afraid of the telephone, get along well with
others & need some money (hourly wage +-
commission)'then call Bryan, 352-331-1654,
X 3117. Also, send your resume resumes@i
nfiniteenergy.com. EOE/AA/MFDV. For more
informaiton go to www.lnfiniteEnergy.com.
This is a great place to work! Time is of the
essence. Call now. 5-26-6-14

Warehouse/delivery PT. fun out-door work,
flexible schedule, good pay, split shift week-
ends, one weekday required. Knowledge of
area helpful, some heavy lifting. Must have
truck or vehicle able to pull my trailer. 352-
338-9255 5-12-2-14


LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc: is
currently looking for energetic, motivated, re-
sponsible Donor Scheduling Representatives
to help maintain the community blood supply.
Representatives will be responsible for
contacting donors via telephone. This is, a
part-time, late afternoon/evening position. To
apply, please call 352-224-1741 after 5pm
Monday through Thursday and leave a mes-
sage EOE/DFWP. 5-12-2-14


TYPING
2 or 3 hrs/wk. $10/hr..Please call 372-2332,
ask for Bill. 5-12-2-14
-:f.
Get a job you enjoy in an exciting
and rewarding environment!

Accepting applications
NOW THROUGH JUNE 13th
for the following positions:

Floor Instructor
Housekeeping
Kids Club Attendant
Receptionist

Minimum One Year Commitment

Apply at the
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
4820 Newberry RoadL.

GAINESVILLE

Health&Fitness
CENTER


5-12-2-14


PT FILE CLERK
for busy doctor's office. Afternoons.
Fax resume: 377-9577 5-12-2-14 .


HIRING FOR ALL POSITIONS!
Driver or in-store. Part time or full time. Must
be available through fall. Apply in person @
Five Star Pizza downtown 210 SW 2nd Ave.
375-5600 5-26-6-14

NANNY needed for baby.. .
Hours/pay negotiable. Exp w/ infant care,
refs, dependable transport required. Cef,
331-4587 5-19-4-14

REST AREA ATTENDANT/LAWN CREW
- Full/part-time must be able to work wknds
& flexible hours. Apply at 1-75 Paynes Prairie
Rest Area north or south side or page 1-
800-234-2208 & leave your number DFWP/
EOE/M/F/DN, Equal Access. 5-12-2-14

Loving, caring person for Sunday
church nursery for summer and beyond.
Responsible, reliable. Background check,
references required. Call Leslee, 378-1527
5-17-3-14

Spinal Tech is HIRING until Friday, May
20th. Work ON-CAMPUS, helping us set up
professional audio and lighting equipment.
Please fill out an online application avail-
able at http://www.union.ufl.edu/jobs/. Note:
You must select Spinal Tech as your FIRST
choice. You MUST be a registered UF stu-
dent to apply! Previous technical experience
is encouraged, but not required for employ-
,ment. Contact Spinal Tech at 392-1655 ext
280 for more details. 5-17-3-14

Medical Billing/Front Office Clerk for
Dermatology Office. Experience preferred,
but will train motivated individual with excel-
lent computer, typing and interpersonal skills.-
2 yr commitment preferred. FT with benefits
or PT min 20 hrs/wk. Fax resume 332-2966
Attn: Michele. 5-19-4-14

.Nurse/Medical Assistant for busy
Dermatology office. Ideal position for
health-related major. Full time position
32-36 hrs/wk. Minimum 1 year commitment.
Experience preferred but willing to train
motivated person. Salary negotiable. Fax
resume to 352-332-2966 5-19-4-14


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1.-l Help Wanted


Taco Bell (Yum... brands!)
We are the BOLD CHOICEII
Are You?
Come join us, today!
Weoffer:
Flexible schedules
Latenight availability
Multiple locations
CHAMPS recognition
Pre-Teamer Rewards
FREE MEAL incentives
Career Opportunities
Customer Maniacs
Tam Members, Shift Manager
& Manager

Now what do YOU offer?
You make a BOLD CHOICE
and contact us to discuss the details
with our Restaurant Gen Managers:
Christine @ 3408 SWArcher Rd 372-0453
Michelle @ 826 W. University Ave 373-2949
Martin @ 2224 NW 13th St 374-4335
5-19-4-14

SALES ADMINISTRATOR/CUSTOMER
SERVICE REP.
Computer hardware background a must.
- Excellent written, oral, communication &
inter-personal skills required. Proficiency
w/Word, Excel, FrontPage. ENTRY LEVEL
POSITION. Fax resume to: 352-331-3308
or email to bkjordan@e-techservices.com
5-19-4-14

Someone with roofing experience in-
terested in going to Colorado for 3 to 6
weeks. Expenses paid & salary to help me
fix roof. 352-339-4010 5-12-2-14

MODELS
Lots, some, no experience. For info go to
www.fotoartusa.com click news & links. 5-
26-5-14

PT OFFICE HELP. Hours 7am to noon M-F.
Good driving record, exp w/Autocad, Excel,
Word helpful. $7.50/hr to start. Call Wells at
219-1183 or email wells@ridgwaytruss.com
or fax 352-371-3316 5-19-3-14

GREETING CARD SERVICE POSITION.
Part time 2-4 hrs per week. Busy campus
retail store. Perfect opportunity for career
service person. GGreenl@hallmark.com
5'24-4-14

Earn $5-7/hr for participating in Psychology
study on human performance & decision
making. Come by room 375 Psychology
Bldg, UF campus, to apply 5-19-3-14

Support Staff needed to work with active
young lady in her home on week-ends.
Fri 4pm Mon 10 am $6.25/hr. Reply to
cphases@aol.com. Fax letter to 352-486-
5759 6-2-7-14

Work for student Yard work, chainsaw, car-
pentry, electrical, plumbing. & some heavy
lifting. From $6.50 8.00/hrdepends on skill
& experience. Call 376-6183 5-31-6-14

Student Only Programming GEEK 3+
years of experience in development with
Apache, Linux, MySQL, and PHP.
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Cobalt
Raq4 server administration, RedHat Linux
or CentOS, PDFlib and Adobe Acrobat are
strong pluses. Email resume to:
david@gainesvillemedicaldirectory.com 5-
17-2-14

PART-TIME NANNY NEEDED. Must be
available Mon, Wed, Thurs 8:30 am 4pm.
Excellent references and reliable transpor-
talon required. Call 495-8275 5-17-2-14

BABYSITTERS NEEDED
Mon thru Fri afternoons & evenings & some
weekends. Car needed. Call 352-258-9757
5-24-4-14

FARAH'S ON THE AVENUE I
Now hiring FT PT EXP WAITRONS Apply
Tues Fri 2-4 1120 W. University Ave. 5-
24-4-14

The Institute for Advanced Study of
Communication Processes at the University
of Florida is looking for volunteers who have
strong opinions or beliefs about any impor-
taprissue or cause. *You can earn $30 for
one hour by participating in this study* 352-
392-2046 x228 or voicestudy@yahoo.com


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Smokin'Notes

Now Hiring Notetakes & Editors
for Summer and Fall 2005.
Apply at SmokinNotes.com
5-17-2-14


P/T teacher/tutor wanted to teach pre-pro-
fessional students 1-on-1 or small group.
College biological or physical sciences. Call
372-8560 or 1-800-910-1352 5-19-3-14

Part time Gift Shop/Ticketing Clerk for
Butterfly Rainforest; duties include help-
ing in butterfly rearing lab. Weekend and
holiday availability required. Email resume to
jtrautman@fmsworks.com or Fax resume to
Jay at 352-955-6511, Deadline 5pm 5/17/05.
5-17-2-14

OPUS CAFE COFFEE BAR
Work @ a fast-paced coffee bar near cam-
pus. Searching for a dependable student to
work between 18-24 hrs/wk. Morning & af-.
ternoon weekday shifts available. Call Tim @
352-376-4823 for more info. 5-24-4-14

$1,380 WEEKLYI!!! Processing Our
Brochures. FT/PT. $50 CA$H HIRING
BONUS! Guaranteed in writing. (800)469-
8030. 5-12-1-14

HELP WANTED Earn Extra income as-
sembling Key Chains from any location. No
experience necessary. Start immediately!
(800)405-7619 ext 750 www.easywork-
greatpay.com. 5-12-1-14

Driver- COVENANT TRANSPORT. Excellent
Pay & Benefits for Experienced Drivers,
0/0, Solos, Teams & Graduate Students.
Bonuses Paid Weekly. Equal Opportunity
Employer. (888)MORE PAY (888-667-3729).
5-12-14

A COOL TRAVEL Job. Now hiring (18-24 po-
sitions). Guys/Gals to work and travel entire
USA. Paid training, transportation, lodging
furnished. Call today, Start today. (877)646-
5050. 5-12-1-14


S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Drivers. HOME
WEEKENDS. Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K.
Trainees Welcome/ Miami area- exp. req. 23
min age/Class-A CDL Cypress Truck Lines
(800)545-1351. 5-12-1-14.

Driver-GREAT & PLENTY! Teams Start up
to .47 cents. Company Singles- .39 cents.
Students .31 cents. Owner Operators $1.05
loaded mile. KLLM- CDL-A. (866)357-7351.
EOE. 5-12-1-14

National publishing company looking for
sales representative in Florida. Willing to
travel Monday-Friday. Commission position.
Company average pays $720/week. Call
(800)225-6368 ext. 333. 5-12-1-14


$1500 WEEKLY GUARANTEED NOW
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS $50
CASH HIRING BONUS GUARANTEED
IN WRITING (888)287-6011 .Ext 107
www.USMailingGroup.com. 5-12-1-14





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
avail. 8-15-25-15


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Sat Sanctuary
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352-336-5656
8-15-25-15


**AUTO MALL SERVICE DEPT**
Complete Auto Service
Imports & Domestics Cars & Trucks
Discount for students. Call 352-380-0033
www.automallgainesville.com
12-7-74-15
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-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 8-15-25-15

** GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Custom Posters 0 Exhibits Awards
Top Quality Fast 0 Service 0 Low Prices
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SignMasters 335-7000
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ENGLISH TUTORING
English as 2nd language
Reading, Composition, Conversation
Experienced educators. Reasonable fees.
Tel: 352-335-9400 8-15-25-15


LSAT AFFORDABLE TEST PREP
Full length course and private tutoring.
Higher score, 100% satisfaction guar-
anteed. Call 372-8560.or 1-800-910-1352
5-12-17-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amentiies: quality instruc-
tion. 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 8-15-26-15


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UNJ Services

AA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
8-15-25-15

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 8-15-25-15
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. 8-15-25-15

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdaiceexpressions.com
8-15-25-15


TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
Take Points Off Your Driver's License
And Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
onlinedrivingschool.idrivesafely.com
8-15-25-15
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
Quality Boarding Lessons/English 0
Parties Alachua County's oldest & finest
horse farm 0 466-4060 8-15-25-15


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FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
8-15-25-15

MCAT TEST PREP
85 hour course and/or private
tutoring tailored to your needs.
Small class size. Reasonable rates.
Proven results. 100% guaranteed.
Call 372-8560 or 1-800-910-1352
5-12-3-15

Upward Bound Family Daycare Newberry.
Drop off on way to work in G-ville. Now
has openings 2-5 yr olds. Hrs: 6 am-6pm.
Curriculum High Reach Learning. Hot meals
daily. Spacious play areas (352) 472-1695
5-12-2-15

DO YOU NEED
HELP WITH YOUR SPANISH?
Spanish is my first language.
Call me 338-1364 5-12-2-15

DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children,
etc. Only one signature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-
2000, ext.600. (8am-7pm) Divorce Tech.
Established 1977. 5-12-1-15


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TRADE INDUSTRIES interested in addition-
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Personals


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business. $49 BILLION Left unclaimed from will get free evaluation, medication & be University Opticians
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373-7070
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25-16 Ave 375-3752. 8-15-25-18 .


ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486) II
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Bread & Roses Women's Health Ctr Anor
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nymous HIV Antibody Testing
hua County Health Dept. Call
for app't (optional $20 fee)


VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
8-15-25-18


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CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go WALDO FARMER & FLEA MARKET
100,000+ CDs on sale $5.99. Ten for $50. Every Sat Sun Hw 301
We need more room for our GIANT DVD Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
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that represents Mind, Body & Spirit. Submit
your slogan ideas (10 words or less) to
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info, http://www.healtygators.hhp.ufl.edu
5-31-7-20


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Train & cruises also available
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8-15-25-22

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Gators up after losses, ready for SEC Tournament


By SPENCER DAVIS-VANNESS
Alligator Writer

'The UF softball team hasn't had
much success in the Southeastern
Conference Tournament in recent
years.
Aside from a trip to the semifi-
nals in 2003, tournament wins have
been few and far between. So when
the Gators went into a seven-game,
late-season losing skid, a team that
once reached a No. 16 national rank-
ing began to look like it might fall
right into line with past results.
However, a little more than a
week later, the Gators now look
like they may be the team to beat
heading into the SEC Tournament,
which starts today and runs through
Sunday. UF is hosting the event and
will face Tennessee today.
Starting with last week's double-
header sweep of FSU, the Gators
have gone 5-0, including a dominat-
ing performance at Kentucky dur-
ing the weekend.
"The week we lost seven of nine
games, the team had really hit rock
bottom emotionally and they were


pretty down on themselves," Coach
Karen Johns said. "But we've been
a resilient team all season; we have
great heart and leadership.
"We've had some rest now and
really had time to get back and work
on some of the basics. I think that
we've made it past the problems we
were having."
One reason
for the Gators'
recent success
may be the return
of junior out-
fielder Lindsey
C a m e r o n
Cameron was
Johns forced to sit out
for several weeks with a wrist injury
last month but returned to action
last week against FSU.
Since returning, Cameron is bat-
ting .396 and recorded her second
career grand slam this past Saturday
against Kentucky.
"I think that the players are
happy to have her back, and I think
that in many ways we count on her,"
Johns said. "She's a very emotion-
ally charged athlete; she keeps the
players in line in some ways, and


when she wasn't there, I think that
we may have panicked a little bit."
With-or without a star player, the
Gators softball teams of recent years
have been anything but spectacular
in SEC Tournament play. This year's
senior class has seen two conference
tournaments in which their team
failed to win a single game.
Senior designated player and
pitcher Mandy Schuerman thinks
that this year may be different.
"We have a great team this year,"
she said. "I think that if we go out
there and play well, there's no rea-
son why we can't win it all.
"Everyone wants to go out there
and get a championship."
Although the Gators have fallen
a bit in the standings during the past
month, Schuerman isn't at all disap-
pointed in her team's No. 5 seed in
the tournament.
"The way I look at it, we play in
a very good conference," she said.
"Any team seeded one through
eight has a shot at going all the
way."

PLAYERS HONORED: Two UF
Softball players earned spots on


the. All-Southeastern Conference
Softball teams and another was
named to the Good Works team, the
league announced Wednesday at the
opening ceremony for the 2005 SEC
Tournament. The All-SEC teams are
nominated by and voted on by the
league's head coaches.
Cameron was
named to the All-
SEC first team.
Cameron has a
team leading .544
batting average
and a .965 slug-
ging percentage
in conference
Cameronplay. This is
Cameron's second All-SEC honor.
Sophomore Melissa Zick also
earned her second All-SEC honor as
she was named an All-SEC second
team infielder.
Sophomore Lauren Roussell was
recognized as part of the SEC-Good
Works team for her community in-
volvemen throughout the year.

NCAA TRACK: The No. 2
ranked UF men's track and field
team and the ninth-ranked wom-


en's team will travel to Nashville,
Tenn., for the 2005 Southeastern
Conference Outdoor Track and
Field Championships May 12-15 at
-Vanderbilt Track.
The competition begins for
the men with the decathlon on
Thursday, while the Gator wom-
en's team will be in action starting
on. Friday. The men's squad will
be looking for its fourth SEC out-
door title in program history and
first since 1987. The Gators enter
the event having finished second
or better at six consecutive cham-
pionship meets dating to the 2003
NCAA outdoor meet. The women's
squad has won the event three
times under current coach Tom
Jones and hasn't finished outside
the top five since 1996.

MEN'S GOLF: The No. 7 UF
men's golf team has been selected to
participate in the 2005 NCAA East
Regional Golf Tournament as the
No. 3 seed. The 27-member field will
compete May 19-21 at The Golf Club
of Tennessee in Nashville, Tenn.
the NCAA announced on Monday
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Gators continue recent downturn, lose 11-5 to USF


By TIM CASEY
Alligator Writer
tcasey@alligator.org

Someone needs to post a miss-
ing person's report.
Maybe a dozen, UF baseball
players will appear on the side
of milk cartons in the near future,
because they are nowhere to be
found.
.A group of imposters have
been wearing the orange and
blue jerseys since April 17 when
the Gators were ranked No. 5 in
the nation.
Since then, the team has
dropped nine of the last 14
games, including consecutive
games against South Florida in
the last two days.
UF fell to USF in Tampa last
night 11-5 after losing to the Bulls
8-7 at home on Tuesday.
If the slump wasn't -bad
enough, the team had to endure
an agonizing game that lasted
nearly four hours.
Freshman Tommy Wynn (0-2)
started for the Gators, but was
only able to retire one batter
before being removed from the
game.


His ERA skyrocketed from
4.24 to 7.79 in the first inning
due to the seven earned runs he
allowed on three walks and four
hits.
UF coach Pat McMahon
stresses strike zone command to
his pitchers, a message that his
starting pitcher failed to grasp on
Wednesday.
"You've got
to command
the strike zone
with strike
one," McMahon
said. "Tommy
didn't do that
S / tonight."
McMahon Senior left-
hander .Mike Pete entered the
game to deliver- his strongest
performance of the season. Pete
pitched five innings, allowing
only one earned run while strik-
ing out five batters.
Center fielder Jeff Corsaletti
and second baseman Adam Davis
provided the Gators with the only
other strong performances.
"We had guys in scoring po-
sition with less than two outs,"
Corsaletti said. "We gotta exe-
cute. We're striking out, we're not


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Second baseman Adam Davis provided UF's lone highlights, batting 3-for-5 with a home run and a double.
putting-the ball in play. Anytime hit his ninth home run of the sea- recover for a postseason run.
that happens, you're not going to son to go 3-for-5. "I'm not used to this,"
win the game." McMahon accepted responsi-' McMahon said. "I take personal
Corsaletti went 2-for-3 with ability for th6 team's recent strug-
two walks and a double. Davis gles, saying they still have time to SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 24


Zo should be in Hall of Fame


One-day many sports fans will
cringe at the site of Kobe
Bryant dining with the likes of
Bob Cousy and Oscar Robertson at the
hallowed hall in Springfield, Mass.
And for every anti-hero like Kobe
in the Hall of Fame, fans tend to think
of those deserving that will never
receive an opportunity to read their
inception speech. And sooner rather
than later, a great tragedy will -take
place in the NBA.
Alonzo Mourning's name will
likely be absent from the NBA Hall.
of Fame, and there is no doubt the list
will be incomplete. Mourning was the
nastiest defensive force in the league
for the Miami Heat.
But Mourning's kidney forgot to
come along for the ride, and the play-
er about to hit his peak announced
the most stunning news since Magic
Johnson's shocking HIV revelation -


NBA Playoffs
Indiana 92
Detroit 83:
MLB
Houston 1
Florida 2


.. ~ Zo, the great-
est physical
specimen in the
world, couldn't
play basketball
anymore. It
Andrew wasn't because
Abramson he was banned
Drew's Control for drug abuse
aabramson@alligator.org or he was about
to stand trial
on sexual assault. No, his kidney just
wasn't up to par.
But the word "no" doesn't exist in
the Dictionary of Zo, and he wouldn't
give up. Comebacks were attempted,
but the disease, the medication and
the grueling NBA wouldn't allow it,
Finally, it was'time to give in. Zo
needed a new kidney; basketball was
a lost dream slowly disappearing
in the rear-view mirror. So when Zo
SEE CONTROL, PAGE 24,


RNBA Playoffs : San Antonio vs.
Seattle (game 3)
ESPN, 10 p.m.
ENBA Play-offs: Miami vs. Wash-
ington (game 3)
ESPN, 8 p.m.


NCAA MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TENNIS

UF tries not to repeat 2004


By MICHAEL MAURINO
Alligator Writer
mmaurino@alligator.org

A poor memory serves an athlete well. But
every bad hop. blown call and loss is seared
into athletes' heads so they can remember
that pain.
The UF women's tennis team might relate
to this.
The Gators followed their fourth national
title in 2003 with an undefeated regular sea-
son in 2004. But, as the overall top seed in the
NCAA Championships, they were defeated
by Miami in the second round.
Heading into the first and second rounds,
of the NCAA Championships this weekend,
the now No. 2-seeded Gators (18-2) have last
year's disappointment in the back of their
minds.
Calling the Miami loss a "debacle," Coac.
Roland Thornqvist said it Ji not product ve to"
bring up last season..
"I don't think it's very particularly use-ful
to stand there and sort of remind them ol la-t


* May 12, 1998: In his regular-season colle-
giate finale, junior Brad Wilkerson led the UF
baseball team to its first SEC title in more
than a decade. He struck out nine in less
than eight innings pitched and hit a two-run
home run in the 7-3 win against Georgia.


year," he said. "I think that'll bring out just
more fear, if anything. And that's not the way
to play."
Junior Jennifer Magley has been a star for
the Gators again this season. Paired with se-
nior Zerene Reyes on the doubles side, they
are 14-3. Magley is 12-3 at the top singles
court.
"I try not to look ahead. But I feel
that if you don't believe that you are
going to win, what are you playing a
sport for?"
Jennifer Magley
UF tennis player

One of the team's emotional leaders,
. Magley said -anything less than an NCAA
title is a disappointment and UF has what it
takes to take another title. This confidence,
N Iagley said, is necessary to win.
"I'try not to look ahead." she -aid 'But I
SEE TENNIS, PAGE 24



SSwimmer Justin Zumsteg became one of
seven SEC athletes to earn an NCAA post-
graduate scholarship for the 2004-2005
winter sports season on Wednesday.









24, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MAY 12,2005


Coach takes 'personal responsibility' for loss


BASEBALL, from page 23


responsibility in each and every one of these."
The Gators (32-17) will host Mississippi State
this weekend in their final home conference series
of the season.
"We have only one non-conference game remain-


ing and six conference games," McMahon said. "A
lot of the same things were happening when we
were winning. It's just a ball here, a ball there. It's
frustrating. We had a long session today where we
talked. We hurt. We all hurt. "
UF could only tally seven hits, w while committing
four errors in the loss. USF (29-25) had 14 hits and
played error-free in both games against UF.


Jackson: Men's team knows this is a new season


TENNIS, from page 23

feel that if you don't believe that
you are going to win, what are
you playing a sport for?"
UF plays South Carolina State
Friday at 5 p.m.
If they win, they face the win-
ner of Florida State -and Florida
International on Saturday at 4
p.m.

MEN'S TENNIS: The UF men's
tennis team will have the same
advantages as the women's team
at the NCAA Championships: the


home court, familiar hot weather,
even a recent Southeastern
Conference Tournament victory.
But that SEC win is something
that had been missing since 2000.
Coach Andy
Jackson said
the Gators (20-
5) still have
the confidence
they showed
in the SEC
Jackson Tournament.
However,
with the victory three weeks
behind them, Jackson thinks the
team realizes this is a whole new


season.
"I do think our confidence is
high, but there's enough distance
now back to hen they had some
achievements where we're hop-
ing that we're level headed and
understanding we're 0-0 like the
other 63 teams," he said.
Jackson said UF is better
than their first-round opponent,
Central Florida, but the Gators
should not take them lightly.
UF plays LiCF Sa[turday at 9
a.m. If the Gators win, they will
meet the winner of the Georgia
Tech and Vanderbilt match on
Sunday at noon. .


CONTROL, from page 23

announced he would play for the New Jersey Nets this year,
everyone shrugged, including Zo's wife.
C'mon Zo, you have to give it up. Zo, is basketball worth dying
for?
Mourning surprisingly said yes, that he would risk his life
for basketball glory although he was financially set for life.
But 'the glory wouldn't come in New Jersey. Instead,
Mourning received a strange invitation from the New Heat,
manned by the greatest center of our time, Shaquille O'Neal,
and the rising star Dwayne Wade. Zo was asked to return in a
limited role, and his ego would have to remain in New Jersey,
or in the hospital, or wherever he had to leave it.
Mourning agreed. And his time came. He's shown flashes of
dominance. He'll never get a chance to play 40 minutes a game,
but in game two of the playoffs against New Jersey, Mourning
poured in 21 points and nine rebounds in just 16 minutes of
Shaq replacement time. That was Zo reminding us that he still
has game; he just had to take a little time off.
That sounds like the game of a NBA Hall-of-Famer.
There will still be skeptics was Mourning ever good
enough in his prime? I'll say this: At his peak, which was never
fully reached, Mourning was no Shaq or Bill Russell; Kareem or
Wilt, bat he was a step above Patrick Ewing and Bob Lanier.
So Kobewhen you finally dine with the Cousy, please re-
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