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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2005
Supreme Court nominee sparks protest
By TIM HUSSIN
Tiahna Larsen and other members of Voices for Planned Parenthood protest the nomination of Harriet
Miers to the Supreme Court on Monday in fear that Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
Amid constant honking, hoot-
ing and the occasional spiteful
middle finger from passersby,
members of Voices for Planned
Parenthood protested President
Bush's new Supreme Court nomi-
nee, Harriet Miers, on University
Avenue and Southwest 13th Street
Bush announced his pick
Monday, choosing a longtime
loyalist who has no experience
as a judge and whose views on
abortion are nof publicly known
- to succeed Justice Sandra Day
The group held neon-pink
signs that read "Honk to save
Roe" and "Keep abortion legal" to
"We're protesting today to let
our government know that we're
not going to stand by and let them
appoint extremely conservative
justices to the Supreme Court,"
said Baily Hancock, vice president
of Voices for Planned Parenthood.
Following Chief Justice John
Roberts' appointment, VOX fears
the new nominee will further
threaten Roe v. Wade,- the court
decision that defends a woman's
right to privacy.
"We're taking a stand, and
it won't be ignored."
Voices for Planned Parenthood
"It's the first day, back in ses-
sion, and there is a new nominee,
so we can't sit by and do noth-
ing," Hancock said. "We're taking
a stand, and it won't be ignored."
O'Connor was one of the more
moderate justices, and Hancock
said the new nominee might not
protect women's right to choose.
"Now that O'Connor is going
to be leaving, we need someone
just as moderate if not more liber-
al to fight for our right," Hancock
Kate Keely, president of Pro-
Life Alliance, said she doubts the
SEE PROTEST, PAGE 5
Mobile Campus delivers discounts via cell phone
Advertising firm seizes new technology
By DAVID COHEN company that solicits college students through
Alligator Writer text messaging on their cell phones. UF is the
email@example.com first university to have the system.
Students pick which companies they want
A new text-messaging service has brought to receive ads from when joining. The perk:
UF into the new age of instant communication Ads are required to give students rebates. One
- and it's nearly free. example buy any Domino's pizza and get a
Mobile Campus is a year-old advertising small one-topping pizza for free.
The service is free to students, who receive
a maximum of two advertisements per day.
Student groups can. also send messages with-
out paying. The company charges the adver-
tisers that bring students the rebates.
The university also receives a percentage of
the Mobile Campus's advertising revenue.
Mobile Campus CEO George Tingo said
if his company were to acquire 50 percent of
UF's student population as members, a seven-
digit figure would be paid to the university
over a five-year period.
"It's a free service," Tingo said. "The school
is going to make money. What's hard to get
students to understand is there is no catch.
The university would not let me go through
with this if there was a catch."
However, students will have to pay their
phone companies for the messages receivLd.
SEE MOBILE, PAGE 5
Another wage increase may lead to higher unemployment
By IVETTE MENDEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer
Florida's minimum wage will
increase by a quarter beginning
January due to strains from higher
electric bills and rising gas prices.
In 2004, Florida voters approved
an amendment that increased the
state minimum-wage by $1. A pro-
vision of the amendment calls for a
re-evaluation of the minimum wage
each year depending on inflation.
Employers must now pay work-
ers a minimum of $6.40 for each
The cost of day-to-day living
including food, housing, shelter and
other services increased 4 percent in
the previous year, said Warren May,
communications director of the
Agency for Workforce Innovation.
May said he doesn't expect the
increase to have an effect- on the
unemployment rate in
Student the state.
Life "The minimum-
wage earners are a very
small percentage of the state's labor
force," May said.
Most places can absorb the in-
crease, he said.
"It could have an effect on the
hours that people work," May said.
"[An employer] could either cut la-
bor costs or raise prices."
Megan Prats, second-year eco-
nomics major, said the increase
helps her, though she fears such a
high minimum wage will raise un-
The Starbpcks employee said
she's not afraid of losing her job but
that other companies might not be
able to retain all their staffs.
"Some places are going to start
laying off because they won't be
able to pay all their employees,"
SEE WAGE, PAGE 5
P Chris Leak has
been criticized for
his inability to run
the spread option.
But according to
Coach Urban Meyer,
the Gators have yet
to run a true spread
Available from Commercial News Providers"
M As local restaurant
patrons satisfy their
hunger Wednesday, they
will also provide the
American Red Cross with
desperately needed funds
for victims of hurricanes
Katrina and Rita.
See story, pg. 4.
VOLUME 99 ISSUE 29
2, ALLIGATOR S TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,2005
Rep: France committed to U.S.
* THE FRENCH AMBASSA-
DOR ALSO SPOKE ABOUT
THE EUROPEAN UNION.
By EVA KIS
Alligator Staff Writer
With a light French accent and
open arms, Jean-David Levitte
proposed to the United States
all over again Monday evening
in front of a standing room-only
crowd of more than 400 in the
As the French ambassador
to the United States,' Levitte
addressed relations between
America and France as well as
the future of the European Union,
saying that though the French
people disagreed with the war in
Iraq, the country remains commit-
ted with the United States to make
the installation of democracy suc-
"The marriage is still strong,"
he said. "We are convinced we
have a lot to do together."
Levitte spoke ';,at UF after
spending three days in Hurricane
Katrina-affected Louisiana, once a
French territory and still a hub of
Creole and other cultures influ-
enced by France.
"The marriage is
still strong. We are
convinced we have a lot
to do together."
to the United States
"The events were covered in an
extraordinary way by the French
media, as though it were happen-
ing in France," he said, noting that
in addition to the French govern-
ment, many French cities, com-
panies and private citizens sent
millions in aid to the Gulf Coast.
"In France, you have everywhere,
deeply rooted in our hearts and
minds, a feeling of friendship, a
feeling of help."
The French are also adopting
jazz orche;tra,- from the area to
keep them together, Levitte said,
bringing them overseas as sala-
ried musicians to play at venues
"Each concert will be a fund--
raiser," he said.
"I do think many French-
remember what we owe to
America," he added, referring to
the Allied liberation of France dur-
ing World War II.
Though Interariional Center
Director Dennis Jett acceded of
President Bush's administration
that "one advantage of having a
faith-based foreign policy is never
having to say you're sorry," he en-
couraged attendees to "consume a
plate of French Fries and wash it
down with a bottle of champagne"
in the spirit of international rela-
Concerning the May defeat
of a European constitution by
French voters, Levitte said they
acted not out of fear of cultural
dilution but the perception of
outside of France becoming the
standard within the European
"The no vote was not a no
against Europe," he said, citing
concerns held by many Europeans
about globalization and outsourc-
* ing, the moving of jobs to other
countries to take advantage of a
A clearer vision of the future,
such as resolution of the debate
about the admittance of Turkey,
a nation closer to the Middle East
than Europe in culture, into the
EU, is necessary for broad support
of a unified Europe.
Levitte also advocated "true
knowledge" of history, where
both sides involved in a conflict
read each other's histories of it, to
build a foundation of better under-
standing and encourage moving
He cited China and Japan as
two countries with an enduring
conflict that lack a forum such as
"If you ask the French who are
their best friends, 80 percent of
them will say the Germans," he
said, but added that "there is still
a lot to do to make sure wars don't
Levitte has been a French dip-
lomat for more than 30 years and
in 2000 was appointed by French
President Jacques Chirac as French
Permanent Representative to the
His visit was sponsored by UF's
France-Florida Research Institute.
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Lesie toxnran / Aliigalor
French Ambassador to the United States Jean-David Levitte speaks
to UF students and community members about the French response
to Hurricane Katrina on Monday evening in the Constans Theatre.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 3
4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,2005
Early-morning fire leaves Gainesville woman dead
* POLICE HAVE A SUSPECT
By JULIA CARVALHO
Alligator Contributing Writer
A disabled woman died
Monday morning in a fire at her
home in Southwest Gainesville,
according to Alachua County
Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jim
Catherine Fox, 47, was identi-
fied based on statements by her
live-in boyfriend, James Edward
Wilson, 40, who was arrested for
violation of probation and is being
held for arson in conjunction with
the fire at 1832 SW 42nd Ave.
"We feel that he's a strong sus-
pect," Troiano said.
Firefighters responded to a 911
call at about 5:38 a.m. and arrived
to find the home's roof engulfed
in smoke and flames, according
They found the body during
their efforts to extinguish the fire,
but Fox, who was physically dis-
abled, was already dead.
Fox was the homeowner.
"The fire department did a
great job, as usual," Troiano said,
but added that not much was left
of the house.
Around After being
GaineSVille arrested, Wilson
admitted to po-
lice officials that he had poured
gasoline on the walls before set-
ting fire to the house. An autopsy
is necessary to determine Fox's
specific cause of death.
Fox and Wilson were liv-
ing together and had been in a
relationship for "a considerable
amount of time," Troiano said. He
added that there was no evidence
of domestic abuse in the couple's
The Fire Marshal's office indi-
cated that the fire was deliberately
set, although the origin of the fire
is under investigation.
Restaurants dish out relief aid
Waking at Wauburg
Scott Hopkins gets some air at Wakefest, a competition held by
UF Wake and Ski Club at Lake Wauburg on Saturday. Hopkins
won the double-up contest, which qualified him for a profes-
sional invite to the Parks Bonifay Double Up Contest in Orlando.
By HEATHER RAPP
Alligator Contributing Writer
As local restaurant patrons satisfy their hunger
Wednesday, they will also provide the American
Red Cross with desperately needed funds for vic-
tims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Wednesday marks the second nationwide
Dine for America.fundraiser, in which participat-
ing restaurants will donate all or a portion of the
day's profits to relief aid.
From seafood to Italian to barbecue,
Gainesville's 19 participating restaurants offer a
way for even the pickiest eaters to support a good
"This is just one more thing that the hospitality
industry is trying to help out in whatever way we,
can," said Kerry Brock, general manager for Hops
Grill and Brewery on Archer Road.
Hops will be donating $1 for every 12 ounce
"Brewmaster" sirloin steak purchased.
At Fazoli's Italian restaurant, customers don't
even have to pay for a donation to be made: The
restaurant will donate 1 cent for each breadstick
Breadsticks are free with meals or can be or-
dered as a meal on their own. On a typical day,
one location will serve 1,900 of the doughy deli-
cacies, and with 450 stores in the country, general
manager Don Creasy estimates Fazoli's produces
nearly 1 million.
To prevent food and staff shortages in antici-
pation of that day's crowds, local restaurants are
taking extra steps to ensure the fundraiser is .a
positive experience for customers.
"We just want people to be getting in and out
and having a great experience," said Chili's Grill
and Bar manager Bob Spraker. The restaurant will
be donating all of that day's profits from every
location to the Red Cross.
Chili's has most of its restaurants in Texas,
Florida and Louisiana. Consequently, 25 Chili's
managers were left without homes in the wake of
The first Dine for America was held on the
first-month anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy,
said Alyssa Prince, community relations director
for the National Restaurant Association.
For the first event, 8,000 restaurants contrib-
.uted $20 million to the humanitarian effort.
While Prince said it's difficult to predict this
year's grand total, so far nearly double the par-
ticipants have signed up to help.
"We've been getting hundreds daily," Prince
said. "I think we'll certainly reach that 16,000
One thing that makes this fundraiser unique
and attracts restaurant owners to it is the level of
flexibility it provides them, said Lea Crusberg,
Florida Restaurant Association spokeswoman.
"It's tailored to what the restaurant owner or
operator is comfortable with," Crusberg said.
Restaurants can choose any method of aid
they wish to provide, including all or a portion
of profits, a set donation per item ordered or
customer served, or simply funds collected at the
door, she said.
"It helps us recognize that we are the United
States. We are one country. We need to look after
one another," Crusberg said.
The following Gainesville restaurants
are donating 100 percent of their profits
Wednesday to relief efforts:
Bonefish Grill 3237 SW 35th Blvd
Carrabba's Italian Grill 3021 SW 34th St.
Chili's 3530 SW Archer Road
Olive Garden 3440 SW Archer Road
On the Border 3100 SW Archer Road
Outback Steakhouse 3536 SW Archer Road
Red Lobster 6910 W Newberry Road
TGI Friday's 3598 SW Archer Road
For a complete listing of participating
Gainesville-area restaurants or aadirional
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 5
Some fear overturning of Roe v. Wade
PROTEST, from page 1
nominations will have a drastic effect.
"Our club hopes that Roe v. Wade will be
overturned," Keely said. "But we don't think
that will happen with these nominations."
Although VOX is mainly concerned about
Roe v. Wade being overturned, Ashlee Black,
chairman of College Republicans, said she also
doubts that it will happen.
Black said she does not think Miers' lack of
judicial experience or known views should be
"More than half of the justices were not
previously judges," Black said. "She stands
by the president's philosophy, and we sup-
Pierce Butler, member of the Civic Media
Center, was concerned about protecting civil
rights and joined the protest.
Student "It's important that we try to
Activism protect our rights," Butler said.
"We're under attack much more
from the Bush administration
than America is under attack by al-Qaida."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Increase in state minimum wage tied to inflation
WAG E, from page 1
Prats predicted minimum-
wage workers won't lose hours
because the stores wouldn't
be able to handle the typical
amount of customers.
Third-year biology major
Robert Morris said he doesn't
think the wage increase is a
good idea and was against the
"Obviously, yay for us,"
Morris said. "In the short term,
it seems like a good idea." .
The increase,- he said, will
affect more than just minimum-
"Owners still have to make
a certain amount of profit," said
Morris, a Southwest Recreation
Center student referee.
"In the short term, it
seems like a good idea."
UF biology major
He said a decrease in jobs is
likely after the wage rises.
"People who use minimum-
wage jobs usually have more
than one job," he said.
Morris said higher-level jobs
could feel pressure to increase
their pay due to the $0.25 raise.
"It keeps increasing up the
ladder," he said.
Employees in minimum-
wage jobs cannot be getting paid
the same as those in higher-level
jobs, Morris said, so the wage in
those will also have to increase.
There is no requirement in the
amendment that any employer
raise wages above the new mini-
mum after the increase.
There is certainly pressure
to increase the wages of higher-
level jobs, May said, but it is not
"The main effect will be in
retail and fast food, where you
find the most people making
minimum wage," May said.
Students must call to cancel
MOBILE, from page 1
Tmgo said every cell-phone
company will accept the messages,
but students may have to create a
"We're agnostic with the carri-
ers," he said.
Within the three weeks Mobile
Campus has been at UF, it has ac-
quired about 1,000 members and 20
companies willing to provide stu-
dents deals. Only one member has
quit the program, which involves
contacting Mobile Campus to end
Tmgo approached Student
Government with his proposal last
Spring, and SG members saw poten-
tial. After a presentation to other stu-
dent leaders, information technology
professionals and administrators,
SG adviser Chris Cupoli introduced
Tmgo to upper administration.
The result was a five-year con-
tract, making UF the first university
to agree to use the service in the
country. Alcohol and sex promo-
tions are forbidden.
Cupoli said the system looks
"Everyone has a phone with
them," he said. "We can communi-
cate with students in ways we never
could before. If your power's down,
you don't get e-mail. It sounds silly
that e-mail isn't fast enough, but it
But Cupoli said the new system
is not a primary form of communi-
cation just yet.
"It's got to work first," he said.
"It's a tool that will be as powerful
as we can be creative."
Mobile Campus is lined up to be
an SG sponsor, which will cost the
company $10,000. That cost covers
advertising on SG's Web site as well
as at SG promotions and concerts.
Tmgo said the
Student plasma televisions in
Life the Reitz Union were
paid for by Mobile
Campus. He said a company is
hired to make the videos played on
the televisions, which are updated
every two weeks.
The University of Texas at Austin
is also looking into becoming more
mobile. UT Associate Vice President
for Student Affairs Stephen S. Janes
said it was the students' idea.
"It's just an ingenious solution,"
UT is one of 38 schools inter-
ested in moving forward with.the
company. SFCC is still in the deci-
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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,2005
Bush picks inexperienced
friend for Court justice
W hat is it with President Bush and his penchant for
nominating vague, inexperienced candidates for the
If he would simply follow the expected path of favoring
scary conservatives, we could at least prepare for an all-out
Instead, we feel like we've been caught in a dark alley with
sword-wielding Republicans waiting to jump out from behind
trashcans and doorways.
Bush's successful nomination for chief justice, John Roberts,
had two years experience as a judge in the Washington, D.C.,
circuit. During the hearing circus, where partisanship drove
many to idiotic questioning, Roberts kept a superior calm.
He mastered the art of ambiguity while appearing to take
the high road. He was asked stupid questions, and he gave
But we really don't know anything more about him than we
did on day one.
It's impossible to know how he's going to vote, and it's hard
to establish his opinions when he rightly argues that those opin-
ions shouldn't mesh with his judicial duties.
In the end, both Democrats and Republicans had no reason
to approve him but also no reason to reject him. And without
the latter, a fiery protest just looks stupid.
Bush has caught on to the key of conservative success: nomi-
nate people with lightly documented histories.
Bush's choice for the replacement of Justice Sandra Day
O'Connor goes one step further.
Harriet Miers has absolutely no judicial experience.
Bush isn't the first to push such a candidate forward, but it
still seems really odd to us.
Can't we at least warm her up first with a position on some
less important court? Why does her first try as a judge have to
be tied to a lifelong position in the nation's highest court?
Miers has one thing going for her: She's a woman.
But women can be the playthings of evil intent. Remember
Nominating a woman causes some to simply celebrate the
step up for females while ignoring other factors.
Miers' role in Bush's brand of immorality has more to do
with her experience than her lack of it.
Her resume is stuffed with White House appointments.
Since 2001, Miers has been right beside Bush. Before that,
her highest-profile job was chairwoman of the Texas Lottery
At one point, she was even Bush's personal lawyer.
This isn't the resume we'd imagine a Supreme Court justice
to have. In fact, it's almost the opposite.
Miers is dose to Bush. For the past four years, her job de-
scription has been one of partisanship.
And now she's up for a position as an unbiased judge? It just
doesn't seem right.
The Editorial Board doesn't believe that Democrats should
oppose a candidate simply because she was nominated by
Bush. That would be pointless.
But Republicans shouldn't immediately support Bush's
nominees either. Of course, some are already angry because
they don't perceive Miers as a candidate that's conservative
They should thank their lucky -stars if that's all they care
about. Bush is in the middle of a brilliant political plan.
We just hope it goes sour.
Roberts has just enough judicial experience to squeeze into
the chief justice seat.
The line must be drawn somewhere, and Miers' inexperi-
ence is the embodiment of that line.
I -^ the independent florida
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Eva Kis Tom Durrenberger,
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Republicans' problems mounting fast
Famous philosopher George Santayana once wrote,
"Those who cannot remember the past are con-
demned to repeat it." I guess "The Life of Reason"
didn't quite make the Republican Party's summer read-
ing list this year.
Not surprising, considering President Bush was
learning about sodium chloride in "Salt: A World
History" when he should have been reading "The
Complete Idiot's Guide to Iraq."
The current political climate is eerily similar to that
of the GOP revolution of 1994.
At the time, the Democratic Party had dominated the
House of Representatives for 40 years;
Their arrogance led to numerous ethics scandals result-
ing in the resignations of House Speaker Jim Wright, Ways
and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski and
former Rep. Tony Coelho of California.
As a result, Rep. Newt Gingrich was able to capi-
talize on the perceived corruption of the Democratic
Party and voters' dissatisfaction with President
Clinton's failed healthcare initiative. Consequently, the
Republican Party gained 54 seats in the House.
Traveling back to the future, the Republicans are
in for a world of hurt far worse than the Democrats in
1994. A recent G.allup Poll reported the Republican-con-
trolled CGogress' approval rating is at 36 percent, a low
comparable to the '94 approval rating.
Their problems are mounting fast.
Over 1,900 U.S. soldiers have died in Iraq, and.
President Bush still hasn't articulated a plan to address
The government's response to Hurricane Katrina
was a disgrace.
Not very surprising consid-
ering FEMA Director Michael
Brown's resume had more pad-
ding than a Victoria's Secret
Karl Rove, the president's
right-hand man, is on thin ice
as the investigation into his
involvement with the identity
leak of a CIA operative comes
to a close.
David Safavian, a White House procurement official,
was recently arrested for his involvement in the Jack
Abramoff lobbying scandal.
Sen. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) is under investigation for
insider stock trading.
And just when Republicans thought it couldn't get
any worse, House Majority Leader Tom 'DeLay (R-
Texas) was indicted on a charge of criminally conspiring
with two political associates to illegally funnel corpo-
rate contributions to individual candidates.
The Republican Party's problems are expending
Bush's political capital faster than Paris Hilton with a
government-issued credit card.
It's easy to criticize Republicans when their president
is in desperate need of some "Hooked on Phonics," but
this is out of control.
If the Democratic Party can't capitalize on the
Republican Party's embarrassing version of American
democracy after this mess, a baseless ban against two
dudes kissing will be the least of its problems..
Aaron Blye is a political campaigning graduate student. His
column appears on Tuesday.
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Letters to the Editor
Melone oversimplifies issues
I wanted to take the oppor-
tunity to thank Matt Melone for
his oversimplified, waste-of-time
How embarrassing that I could
have missed the logical leap
needed to fit critics of media corre-
. spondence in Iraq into two neatly
packaged groups of pro-military
and anti-military. I must have been
blind, being unable to weave the
distinctly complicated feelings I
think most every savvy American
viewer (and journalist) has about
our entanglements in Iraq into
two beautiful but separate rugs,
on which stand liberals and then
Melone's cutting, incisive ex-
pertise has shown me that ques-
tions about our entry into the war
are wasteful and unproductive,
and I am shamed by my past in-
terest in the devastation of New
But no more! As Malone sug-
gested, I will place my faith fully
in the healing powers of a God-or-
dained military (nevermind those
petty war crimes and sexually
humiliating photographs of Iraqi
prisoners) and smile quietly as our
boys emancipate those freedom-
Republicans don't filibuster or
behave like Democrats
Here's a radical idea: If liberals
want to nominate and approve
their own judges, then more of
them should try getting elected to
Congress. But since that requires
old-fashioned, honest hard work,
we'll have to settle for their lazy
but predictable overreactions ev-
ery time the Republican majority
does something they don't agree
I disagree with Matt Sanchez's
Friday column. Republicans
would not and will not behave
like the "congressional Democrats.
For example, look at Ruth Bader
Ginsburg's nomination; somehow
that left-wing judge got approved
with little heated debate. That
certainly doesn't sound like a fili-
buster to me.
Democrats are still sore after
losing so many seats in the last
election. They don't control the
executive or- legislative branches,
so they must take control of the
judicial branch in order to push
Newsflash: It is the right and
duty of the president to select the
judicial candidate he feels will
justly serve the United States of
America. That means he can and
will reshape the Supreme Court
just as many presidents have done
Wake up and understand that
this country is a democracy and
needs to represent all the voices
in the country, not just the ones
that are nasty and mean and can
scream the loudest.
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short term okay-$400/mo call Barbara 352-
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women. Call 352-281-4588 10-20-20-1
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Laundry on site, pets ok.
700 sq ft, Free Parking.
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*1BR $530 2 BR $575!
Bike to UF 335-7275
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Available January! 338-0002
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*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo5*2-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
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off SW 20th Ave. $375 $450, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066. 12-7-72-2
LEASING FOR JANUARY!
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I* Walk/bike to UF 372-7555
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Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-7-72-2
Spring leases Avail.
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes
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All the extras! Almost gone!
Call for specials 377-2801
Total Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
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r For Rent
"1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats ** $735/mo
2BR/2BA Flats ** $695/mo .
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $695/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $599/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 376-2507
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Huge 2 and 3 Beds for January!
Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
Pre-leasing for 2006! 372-8100
I For Rent
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Pool, tennis, alarm, close to everything!
FREE UF parking, pets welcome!
pinetreegardens.com or call-376-4002
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Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
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** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
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$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
PARK AT UF
Huge 2/2s from $625
Laundry on site, central ac.
Pets ok, private balconies.
Open Weekends 371-0769
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Laundry on Site, Wood Floors Avail
Open Weekends 371-7777
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376-4002, open wknds
call about specials 12-7-72-2
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2BR/1.5BA townhome $669
Alarms, pets welcome, move-in today!
-, www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
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$625/rent, 503 A NW 19th Lane-
. Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
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house w/Living & family rooms, fireplace,
parquet floors, washer/dryer, $1050/rent
1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
4/2 WALK TO UF OCTOBER FREE
Bonus room, Wood floors, fireplace, lawn
svc, Screen porch, w/d hookups, $1,475/rent
1741 NW 6th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
3/2 PARTY HOUSEAVAILABLE
907 NW 11th Ave.
4BR/2.5BA, wood floors, W/D, spacious inte-
rior, large yard. $1200/mo
Campus Realty 692-3800 10-6-30-2
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 12-7-71-2
Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650 sq ft 1BR
1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75 332-5070 12-
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trees. $510-$525.0 Extra large 2BR/2BA+
loft. With Laminate wood pattern floor good
architecture, good neighborhood convenient
$610-$6250 Call 373-8310. 10-5-28-2
NEAR LAW SCHOOL 3/1, $1200/mo. 1st,
last, sec. Pref grad student. No pets, W/D
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trees. Call Tom >8pm or wkd 954-529-4031
1st MONTH FREE! 2BR 2.5BA
TH in Kensington South, high
Ceilings, dining room, washer/dryer, pool
$850/rent 3901 SW 20th Ave #105
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Near Campus Large 1 BR/1 BA $450/Mo
1 BR/1 BA Historic Area $325/Mo
4BR/2BA 1 Acre Lot $1100/Mo
Pear Tree Realty, Inc.
Realtor 335-3802 10-10-20-2
BRAND NEW 1430 SQ. FT.
2BR/2.5BA townhouse. Master suite. w/
private terrace. Pool, hi-spd, i-net & sec sys
hk-ups. New appliances. Near UF off 13th
St. $995/mo. 954-755-1728, 561-912-6223
3BR/Pvt BA. Available 1/1/06. 6-12 month
lease. Perfect for grad/intl. students.
Sparkling. Furn/unfurn. Large home in
Kirkwood. $400-$500 +util. 352-375-6996 or
La Mancha Apts.
Enjoy all-inclusive individual leases within
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CLOSE TO CAMPUS
2BR/1 BA Apt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
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NEW & AFFORDABLE!
Remodeled 3/1 house in nice NW area near
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mo. 305-297-4827 10-18-15-2
1st MONTH FREE
BRADISSEN PLACE Brand new construc-
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Close to Archer Rd. & UF. $725/mo. On UF
bus route. 317-5060 or 332-0841 10-4-10-2
DUPLEX 2BR/1BA. New tile, new carpet,
new paint, cent AC/heat, W/D hk up. Walk/
bike to UF. 408-NW 5th Ave. Unit A. $750/mo
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or call 386-299-1547 10-5-10-2
HISTORIC APARTMENTS Ceiling fans,
hardwood floors, high ceilings, some w/
fireplaces. SE historic district. First, last,
security. 2BR & 2BR w/study $600-$800/mo.
NO dogs please 378-3704 10-20-20-2
1 Room available in a beautiful & clean
house. Comes w/wood firs, pool, workout
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Call Justin 336-1271 10-14-16-2
Great homes for rent in the UF area!
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2BR/1.5BATownhouse in Mill Run. $700/mo;
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*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
NEW Development NEW Construction
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Cabana & pool. Avail immediately. Contact
MaCor Realty, Inc. 352-375-8888 11-30-
1 Room in 3BR/2BA Home. w/2 professional
students. 6 blocks from campus. $350/mo.
Male or female, Pets OK. Call 258-1995
Cute 1 bedroom 1 bath, high ceilings, yard
service, washer/dryer 428 N.W. 10th Ave.
$495/mo. Green Tree Realty call Barbara
Unfur. home for rent 2 bedroom 1 bath with
study, wood floors, extra large laundry room,
yard service 316 N.W. 20th Ave. $750/mo
Green Tree Realty call Barbara 317-4392
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Move in TODAY! 376-1248
** BRAND NEW 2/2 APTS *+
Includes washer/dryer, alarm system,
contemporary cabinetry, front porch,
great bus route, SW area. Pets ok.
Call 317-8150 for details & showing. One left!
Whispering Pines like cottage in the woods.
3/2, fireplace, priv. yd., wood deck, garage,
great schools, 10 min UF, $1300/mo. Year.
lease. 1st/Last deposit. Call (321) 297-5455
1 i 1'Fr R6ht
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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
-The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for. one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-7-72-4
F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished; tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
1 Male roommate needed. Serious student
to share 3BR/2BA house. Located south of
UF on Williston Rd. W/D, cable, wireless
DSL, $395/mo +1/3 utils. Call 258-9116
** 3BR/2.5BA Roomate needed in Cricket
Club. Allergy-free environment, covered
parking available, on bus rt. Incl. clubhouse,
pool, gym, laundry in gated community, $450/
mo incl. utils. Jodi 494-0405 10-10-15-4
Rockwood Villas 1BR/1BA Avail in 3/3
Condo. $400/mo +utils. Close to campus
& on bus route. Call Karly at 352-514-1617
Leave msg. 10-4-10-4
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near Library downtown. $285-$360/mo +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 10-10-15-4
Beautiful home in trees on quiet street near
UF. Quiet for study. Gourmet kitchen, fire-
place, hi-spd DSL internet, cable TV, W/D,
cent A/C, large yard, cats welcome. $340+
utils. 352-271-8711 10-10-15-4
Rooms. $75-$85 P/W utilities color tv max
cab. w/m on bus r/t. 3 mi from Uriiv Ave +
Main St. But rent + utility. (negotiable) for one
day work. 376-0384 for all info. 10-4-10-4
Roommate needed for 3BR/2BA apt in SW
20th Ave now. $300 + 1/3 util. On UF busline.
Hi-spd inet, pool &TV cable. Free UF parking.
Call 219-7309, firstname.lastname@example.org
NS Graduate student for own room and
bath in large quiet home 8 blocks north of
stadium. Share with two serious grad stu-
dents. No party animals. $525/mo includes
util, wireless, cable and W/D. 727-433-0229
** SPECIAL **
$250/Mo (Reg 300) + Util. Female for own
Rm. in 3BR/2BA House 1/2 Mi. to UF. Near
Shands, on bus route. Fum, W/D, DSL. Jen
371-6228 PIs Ive msg 10-13-10-4
4BR/4BA COUNTRYSIDE APT.
Close to UF on bus rt. W/D, utils, cable w/
HBO,DSL incl. $390/rm/mo. No dep. Female
only. NS. 954-680-0918, 954-328-2021 10-
1 male roommate needed for 4/4
BRAND NEW condo by Sorority Row.
$475/mo + 1/4 util, furn, W/D,
DW, pvt bath, DSL. 3 blocks from
UF. Call Dave @ 954-821-6229 10-14-10-4
Student/young prof roommate wanted for
new 3BR/2BA house. About 15 mins to cam-
pus. Fenced yard, pets neg. $390/mo incl
satellite, internet & utils. Ready for immedi-
ate move in. 561-346-7059 or 352-224-1607
Tired of campus life? Need a break on the
weekends? Private room for rent on 2 acres
of land. 25 miles north in Lawtey, FL. Daily
rates. Pets welcome. Call (904)-782-3509 for
more info. 10-11-6-4
in NEW 2/2.5 Townhouse Everything NEW+
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Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
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3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, -garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-7-72-5
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
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GREENLEAF 2BR/1 BA
$595/ mo + dep., Refs req'd. Central H/AC.
All appliances incl. 378-3943/331-1414. No
ADORABLE 2BR/1.5BA COTTAGE
on bus line. W/D hkups. No dogs. 2943 NW
6th St. $599/mo 215-7199 10-14-10-2
4/3 Walking distance to UF
Newly remodeled. W/D. Carport and huge
yard. Call 352-283-2828 10-31-20-2
1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA W/D unit Utilities
included. Free cable + internet $400.00/mo
obo. Jan 2006 thru July 2006 Call Lauren @
1BR in 4BR/2BA w/ 3 nice girls $350/month
or negot. Start lease 12-18 of Jan. Univ.
Commons. Close to campus. Call Danielle
Office Space available in the Executive
Center. Professional Environment. As low
$150/MO! Please call Shawn Moss at
352-505-4564 today for more information.
2/1.5 $570/mo No deposit! New carpet, 1015
sq.ft. 309 SW 16th Ave. On bus route 16, 43.
Minutes to campus. Available now! Call 328-
2BR/1.5BA Townhouse 4 blocks from
UF. Utilities included. October free.
$550/mo or negot. Cell 352-562-2600,
firstname.lastname@example.org Oct. 2005 thru July 2006
j| Roommates 3
M/F Roommate for unfurnished room in 4BR/
4BA condo. W/D, DW, full kitchen, pool, bus
line, close to UF. $325 + shared util. Available
now. John 786-436-1657 10-5-10-4
Student roommates wanted to share newly
remodeled 4BR/3BA 2200 sq ft house.
DirecTV, wireless network, parking, lawn svc,
security, near UF on bus line. $375/mo utils
incl. Call Chris 283-3464 10-6-10-4
1BR available now. 5 min to UF. Free dig
cable, $300/mo +- 1/3 util.Female or male
non-smoker. 352-332-2234, 352-514-1441
Room in spacious 3BR/2BA home. 3 blocks
from NW 43rd St. & 16th Ave. near SFCC &
UF. W/D, hi spd inet. Rob 494-2565. $300/
mo + utils. 10-13-15-4
Rooms for rent: Large, clean house. Close
to campus. High speed and cable. Large
yard.. Two car garage and porch area. Rent
$425. For more info call Tre at 352-328-8878
1 Bdrm w/bath available in 2BR apt. 307 SW
16th Ave. $305/mo+1/2 utilities. Call Adam at
Female roommate needed: furn 1BR/1BA
-avail IMMEDIATELY in 3BR/3BA Campus
Lodge apt w/priv. bath, walk-in closet, util.
incl. $519/mo 954-829-6741 10-18-15-4
1 Female needed for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
@ Countryside. $425/mo incl. utils., cable,
internet, furnished. Avail NOW Call 727-510-
1 BR w/pvt. BA
NE Gainesville. Quiet neighborhood. $300/
mo + 1/2 utils. 1st/last/$200 security. Home
375-5377, wk 373-6066 ask for Sue!
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10, ALLIGATORU'TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,-2005
Real'. Estate F-h iiFurnishings"' .) Bcycles'' *MotorycieM6peds
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 12-7-80-5
TIRED OF RENTING?
I can help you find a house or condo
in the UF area. Call Brett Wherry
Century 21 Classic Properties 352-331-2100
JUST BUILT 4B/4B LUXURY CONDO
NEARI SORORITY ROW-2 BLKS FROM UF
ALLAPPLIANCES GREAT INVSTMT OPP
PRVT OWNER-MUST SELL-$265K
ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 904-838-7587
3BR/1BA/Den, 1314 sq ft, remodeled,
tile floors, new carpet, near Eastside HS,-
$89,900. Financing avail! For appts, call Ms.
Eddie today @ 352-505-4564 office, 407-
722-4093 cell. 10-5-5-5
Beautiful 3BR/2BA Close to campus. Central
AC/H, 1700 sq. ft, new paint in/out, new
carpet & tile, separate living rm, dining rm.
& family rm, screened back porch, new
lights & plumbing fixtures. 590 NW 54th Terr.
$205,000 Call 333-9874 10-17-10-5
j. F Furnishings 3
BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-7-72-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $85. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA& LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 12-7-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 12-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $185 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
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 12-7-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic wlwarranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
EUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $160 332 9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-7-72-6
BEDS Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
* Queen sets $89 Single sets $39 *King
sets $99 0 From estate sale. Safe pine bunk
bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497.
CALL-A-MATTRESS 4370 SW 20th Ave.
MEMRY FOAM same as Temperpedia.
Save 50% & more. Other close-outs. 0 twin
sets $89 *full sets $129 *queen sets $149
*king sets $189 Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th. Ave. 376-0953. We deliver.
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrelts Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"-
Orthopedic pillow-top sets.
"**Full-$100 Queen-$130 King-$195"*
Brand name matching sets not used or re-
furbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory!
A better product at a better price. Wholesale
Furniture Dealer (3205 SW 40th Blvd. off
Archer Rd.) 376-1600. Ask for Rachel or
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799.
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-.
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-7-72-6
Bedroom Set Brand New! Still in boxes! HB
- $125, NS $75, Dresser $135, Mirror $75,
Chest $135. Can Deliver. (352) 264-9799
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 Brand New! Loveseat $170 Still
in package, never used. Can Del. 376-1600
Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-7-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $90 Queen $110 King $170"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in Plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$115 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $325 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6
Futon $160 Solid Oak Mission Style with
plush mattress. All brand NEW still: in box.
Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-7-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
-energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-7-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031 "
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 12-7-59-6
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Washers/Dryers, Refrigerators & Stoves
$125-each (352)378-4578 10-12-20-6
Full size bed $60, dorm fridge $45, dining
room table w/4chairs $75, nice sofa $85,
dresser w/mirror $75, 13" remote TV $35,
Lawn mower $60. Call.335-5326 10-4-9-6
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Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator -Discount
w/student ID. M/F Cert MCSE technicians.
333-8404. www.AComputerGeek.com 12-
Cash Paid Laptop PCs
SALES SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 12-7-72-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and NQn-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
- computer/laptop repair
- virus, spyware, hardware
- $10 discounts, cheapest!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980
G'ville Computer Repair
Service on all PC MAC and Networks. 1204
NW 13th St, Ste #10. 352-337-2500 12-7-
I Book G4 14 inch. screen. $1000 OBO.
(352) 372-5634 10-11-8-7
71* E leronics l
722 S. Main The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
GATOR CAR ALARMS Take a bite out of
crime $99.95. Installed FREE. Gainesville's
oldest car alarm and car stereo specialty
store. 373-3754 Audio Outlet. 12-7-84-8
Car stereo, car alarms, mobile video, mobile
navigation, custom wheels and tires, and
automobile performance at Sound Depot &
Performance. 374-7700 sdp-alligator.com.
NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from.
0 Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 12-7-72-9
Used not abused. From basic transportation
to highend stuff. All styles. Great prices. 5
blocks from UF in College Park. 870-8693
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-7-72-10
by Bob Brackin
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 12-7-71-10
For Sale 55 gal
SALTWATER REEF TANK
$750 obo Micah 359-4873 9-8-5-10
Size 4 white satin. Never used. Tiara, 2 piece
veil, undergarment, bustier, jewelry. Perfect
dress. Mary (352)514-0799 10-12-10-10
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
*Swamp Cycles* Save $$$ on gas, ride to
class! Largest selection of Ebikes, scooters
& accessories. Free delivery, 1-yr warranty,
best cust. service 534 SW 4th Ave 373-8823
Scooters from $599. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-7-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-376-9096
Please leave a message.
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th-Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. Will beat all Gainesville competitor's
prices on similar models. 12-7-84-11
'05 SUZUKI DL 1000
V Strom 4yr. warr. $7500/ OBO. (352) 372-
Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
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Hl H15 1 nWanted
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*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-7-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*Sell@Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**FAST CASH PAID**
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
Best Cars Lowest Prices
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 12-7-
GREAT STUDENT CAR!
1993 Toyota Corolla, 145k
AM/FM/CD, 30-35MPG, new tires,
Runs great! '$1,500 Call Chris 514-5735
2002 Mustang GT 5 Speed. Beautiful car.
Must sell to pay bills. Sacrifice at $10,900.
(352)372-6494 OR (904)504-7767 10-5-
* 1 Wanted
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC-
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 12-7-72-13
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
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.
Blind lady needs health majors interested
in walking at lease three times a week. Call
352-219-6948. Thanks. 10-14-63-13
Join the barefeet match making club. For
those who believe true beauty lies in the foot.
Write PO Box 815, Lawtey, FL 32058 Or call
(904) 782-3509 10-10-5-13
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
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.cpm
for details. 12-7-72-14
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-F. 12-7-72-14
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 12-7-72-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
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/
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothinglaccessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-7-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail-required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
Mortgage lender has immediate positions
avail for college students. No exp req. $8/hr
+ bonus, flex hrs. Apply in person 2-7pm M-F
at 1900 SW 34th St Ste 206 (2nd fir above
credit union) 12-7-72-14
Would you like to be your own boss, work
your own hours, and make unlimited in-
come? Start your own AVON business for
just $10. Call Emma- @ 352-871-4489 or
e-mail email@example.com. 12-7-
Internet Marketing Specialist Detail oriented
w/strong MS Excel/Word, communication
skills. Knowledge of SEO, PPC and affiliate
management a plus. Flex schedule. Base
pay + bonuses. Fax resume 800-967-5140
HIRING'KITCHEN STAFF Starting $6.15/hr
DRIVERS $8-15/hr, and FLYERERS. PT
easy schedule. Please call 2-5pm 378-2442
or fill out application at California Chicken
Grill 2124 SW 34th St. Mon Fri. 12-7-72-14
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. All to start
today! 378-3312 10-4-30-14
Find a job today at one of over 60 restau-
rants, bars or hotels. Cooks, delivery driv-
ers, bartenders, housekeepers, servers.
In high demand. 10-31-55-14
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom,
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
Earn between $10-$20/hr.
Flexible Schedule, Great Opportunity.
For info contact Meghan 379-3663 10-10-
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. Suite 106
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
3 eves 6-9 pm + 2 weekend shifts
Sat 12pm-6pm + Sun 2pm-8pm
Must work winter break
Lg Property Management Co Now Hiring
PT & FT Leasing Agent (Sales) & FT
Asst Manager openings. Great team, train-
ing, bonuses. Fax res, cover & avail sched
to 376-6269 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Now hiring servers & prep cooks. Experience
& Spanish speaking a plus. FT apply in per-
son M-F 2-5pm. 2409 SW 13th Street 336-
Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making
& smoking. If interested, come to the
Psychology Bldg room 397 or call 392-
0601 ext 297 12-7-68-14
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progessive
company w/ advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
Call center needs telephone agents for all
shifts 24 hours. 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in
person M-F 9am-4pm. 12-7-66-14
PT & FT GROUNDS & EXT MAINT
Pickup & care of bldg & grounds. Great mgmt
team, benefits, training. Must have auto. Fax
res, avail sched to 376-6269
Female smokers, thin, feminine who
enjoy smoking socially needed for confi-
dential phone interview. Selected callers
earn $50. Leave name and number, your
call will be returned. 661-255-3940 10-
Attention Smokers! Do you want to quit
smoking? Smokers are needed to participate
in a smoking cessation study. If interested
e-mail the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic.
email@example.com or call 328-
HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12-14/hr.
Call California Chicken Grill 378-2442
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com 12-
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availabil-
ity) & lineworkers. (AM 8:30-1) & (PM 12-6)
shifts available. 15-40hrs. your choice. Great.
work environment. Apply in person. 7404
NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 10-7-15-14
*EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE*
Needs part-time help, flexible weekday
hours, plus 2-3 Saturdays per month. Please
bring in a resume to 2020 NW 6th St. 10-
SICK OF YOUR JOB?
Get paid what you're worth while working for
yourself. Take control! Call 1-800-626-0669.
PT help wanted 15-25/hr/wk. The Village
Market & Coffee Shop located in Haile
Village Center. Apply within. 380-Z111
Directions only. 10-4-10-14
PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person. Windmeadows Apt. 2712
SW 34th St. DFWP. 10-7-12-14
Customer Service Sales Stock
Apply in person 7100 W. University Ave.
Now hiring PT/FT COOKS & CASHIERS.
Apply in person Tower Rd. & 13th St. loca-
Get Paid To Drive A Brand New Car!
Now paying drivers $800-$3200 a month.
Pick up your free car key today.
Taco Bell (YUM...brands!)
We are the BOLD CHOICE!!
Come join us, today!
FREE MEAL incentives
Now what do YOU offer?
You make a BOLD CHOICE
and contact us to discuss the details /i
with our Restaurant Gen. Managers:
Edie @ 3408 SW Archer Rd 372-0453
Michelle @ 826 W University Ave 373-2949
Chris @ 2224 NW 13th St 374-4335
Christine @7410 Newberry Rd 332-1238
Kevin @ Reitz Union location 372-1747
MARK Representatives needed. Earn up to
40% on everything you sell. Make money
while in school; buy, sell, fundraise. Be your
own boss, work flexible hours. Call Emma @
Beautiful 1BR' Cottage on Warmblood
Breeding Farm. Horse board/rent exchange
for work. Must have experience with mares
and foals. Micanopy. 591-2474 10-10-5-14
STABLE MANAGER/BARN WORKER
wanted 4 days/week 10 stalls, + afternoon
feed/turnout Board offset possible. Call 352-
PT Job For Students. Typing/Transcription,
Multiple Openings. Pay $7.50 $12.50 hr.
Flexible Hours, Casual Downtown Office.
Need 60+ WPM, Must Be Reliable!! Excellent
Grammar And English Skills. resume to:
Responsible & mature student wanted for
babysitting in my SW G'ville home for 2.5
& 11.5 yr olds. 8-10 hrs/wk. References &
some exp preferred. $9/hr 332-1460 10-
Now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS at Dirty
Birds 1802 W. University Ave. 352-271-9555.
Also looking .for NEW BANDS. Drop off
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12, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,2005
Help Wanted 3
TRADE ROOM CLERK INTERN
Infinite Energy, Gainesville-based natural
gas marketer has an immediate opening for
a part time (from 8:00 am to 12:00) TRADE
ROOOM CLERK. University student with
strong analytical and computer skills in
Word, Excel and Internet. Need more details
- Go to WWW.INFINITEENERGY.COM.
Expected hiring range $7.00 $7.70 (top
of range max of $10.50/hr) Respond by fax
(352) 240-4146 or email wehavejobs@infinit
eenergy.com EOE/AA/MFDV 10-11-10-14
Major Internet Retailer
Customer Svc. Sales, Shipping,
Advertising, Marketing, Graphics,
Programmers, Photography, etc.
Interns Wanted Major Internet Retailer
Advertising, Marketing, Retailing, Graphic
Design, Photography, HTML LAMP, ad
copy translation,etc. www.bytheplanet.com/
Student assistant for CEO
8 hours/wk, good pay: errands; basic book-
keeping- must have car e-mail w/phone # &
Mobile Campus Opportunity Flex schedule,
good pay. Need responsible/energetic staff.
email w/phone # & availablility candide@mo
bilecampus.com 10-4-5-14 *
Cell phone sales and promotions.
$200-$250 per week part time.
Call Mike 352-262-0503 10-4-5-14
for busy leasing office. PT including nights &
weekends. Please fax resume to 384-3982
Looking for reliable, motivated people for
busy leasing office.- PT including nights &
weekends. Please fax resume to 384-3982
PART TIME SECRETARY
Goo with words and numbers. $7/hr 316-
PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP
wanted for Asian restaurant. Prefer students
with good attitude and reliability. Call 352-
514-6404 between 2-5 pm daily. 10-4-5-14
WANTED EXPERIENCED SERVERS AND
HOSTESSES for fine dining Asian restaurant
looking for lunch availability, reliable, friendly.
Call 222-8293 10-4-5-14
Full Time OPS Web Designer: HTML, CSS,
Photoshop; Dreamweaver, Flash. $10-
12/hour. Send cover letter, resume, URL
of digital portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Krishna Lunch Program P/T and F/T kitchen
help positions available for persons clean,
punctual, and able to handle physical labor.
$6.15/hr. Email email@example.com or
call 336-4183 10-5-5-14
Seasonal or full time help needed at busy
ham store. Previous deli experience helpful.
Flex shifts available. $7-8/hr. Apply at 3832
Newberry Rd. 10-5-5-14
JIMMY JOHN'S SANDWICHES. DELIVERY
DRIVERS, IN SHOP, MANAGERS. All shifts.
PT/FT. Apply in person. 1724 W. University
Pre-school teaching positions available. Full
& prrt time. Above average starting salary
and benefits. Fax resume 386-462-2839 OR
Call 386-418-1213 10-5-5-14
NOW HIRING PT/FT SERVERS
Daytime preferred. Call 352-871-4381 Mon
to Fri between 2pm & 4pm. 10-7-7-14
Brinks authorized dealer is looking for top
sales person. Lead program, top commis-
sion and support and training. Set your own
hours. Excellent job for college students.
5 JOBS now
$8/hr and up.
NOAH'SARK 376-5008 10-12-10-14
Seeking a Software Tester/Developer/QA
person to plan and manage testing pro-
cesses for software in development, execute
test cases, assist with preparing test plans.
and scripts, and other testing duties. Must
demonstrate a strong work ethic including
attendance and productivity above average.
Minimum 2 years of experience in software
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Meyer considers retooling run game after loss
By ANDREW ABRAMSON vided.
'" and BRYAN APP Now, Meyer said he will consider I ,.
Alligator Staff Writers starting speedy redshirt freshman
The DeShawn Wynn experiment
might be done for Urban Meyer and
the Gators, and a fresh new face now
has an opportunity to revive UF's
defunct running game.
Wynn, a freshman sensation two
seasons ago, has
times for 47 yards, 31 of stardom but
during the to be the right fit
Everett was UFfor Meyer's sud-
with 32 yards codenly deficient
reverse in the s offense.
Wynn On Sach Strday,
Wynn ran just 12
times for 47 yards, 31 of which came
during the fourth quarter.
Until that point, linebacker Earl
Everett was UF's leading rusher
with 32 yards coming off a fake-punt
reverse in the second quarter.
Running backs coach Stan
Drayton said Wynn and junior
Skyler Thornton looked timid hit-
ting open rushing lanes and was
impressed by the explosion Manson
and freshman Kestahn Moore pro-
Markus Manson against Mississippi
State. Manson entered two-a-days
with plenty of promise, but fell out
of favor with Meyer because of sup-
posed practice issues.
"When Markus gets on the field
he looks fast and we're looking for
fast right now," Meyer said. "We will
know Wednesday. He's in competi-
tion for the starting tailback position
at the University of Florida."
INJURY UPDATE: Four UF players
- three offensive linemen and
one receiver are suffering from
injuries, although none appear to
be too serious.
Center Mike Degory is suffering
from a sore. ankle and knee, Jim
Tartt suffered bruised ribs against
Alabama and had to leave the game,
Tavares Washington has an injured
shoulder and receiver Jemalle
Cornelius missed much of the sec-
ond half against Alabama with a
minor ankle injury.
CHAMPIONS: Indicative of the
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF freshman running back Markus Manson leaps over Louisiana Tech safety Dez Abrams. Now Manson
is in the hunt to become UF's starting tailback.
Gators devoted to spread
* COACHES PLAN RETURN TO OP-
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Dan Mullen heard everything he needed
to know about the spread offense's problems
on the flight back to Gainesville.
His wife Megan, a Golf Channel reporter,
was not about to let him enjoy the ride after
watching the Gators score just three points
"She had some questions for me," said
Mullen, UF's offensive coordinator. "Thank
goodness she's just worried about golf these
days and doesn't put it on the air."
But Mullen isn't about to get off that easy.
A student body, a fan base and the national
media have several questions of their own.
Why weren't the Gators running spread-
option plays Saturday? Has the spread
offense been proven defunct against the
speedy Southeastern Conference? Basically,
people want to know how UF is going to
get back to the end zone, to improve-its No.
5 SEC offense. The answer? UF will live by
.he -pread or die by the spread at least
NCAA Men's Tennis
Chis Brandi (UF) def. Anton Tsym-
balov (Indiana State), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
, "We are more committed, more than ever
now, to doing more and more of what we
know how to do," Urban Meyer said.
UF's offense Saturday was an ugly crea-
ture. It had little definition mostly a hoard
of stuffed draw plays and pocket passing.
That is about to change. Mullen and Meyer
realize that for the offense to run effectively,
it must spread the field, using every inch of
bright green turf.
I've gotten away from having the
patience to let those things work
out and let them go. You're not
going to have a great play every
"We have not done a good job utiliz-
ing the 53-yard width of the field," Meyer
said. "I think what we've kind of done is
squeezed it down."
That means the Gators must run the op-
tion, whether it produces 10-yard runs every
time or not. That means the Gators must use
the shovel pass, whether it gets stuffed at
SEE OFFENSE, PAGE 16
* Former UF running back Emmitt
Smith will return to Gainesville to
serve as the grand marshall for
the homecoming parade on Friday.
Talent may need tinkering
t had been 708 days since Coach
Urban Meyer last lost a game,
but following an all-telling loss
in Tuscaloosa, Ala., it became very
real just how tough UF's Southeastern
Conference schedule is.
The Gators don't have the benefit
of playing a luxuriously soft Atlantic
Coast Conference-esque schedule,
with games against Louisiana State,
Georgia and Florida State still loom-
Meyer's most lopsided loss of his
52-game head-coaching career was a
The Gator Nation's dreams of an
undefeated season under Meyer were
It was as if a mammoth crimson
blanket engulfed Gainesville, suffo-
cating the fairy-tale rose petals that
seemed to line the Gators' path to
At media day on Monday, Meyer
N 1969: No. 12 UF defeats Florida State, 21-
6, in Gainesville. In Coach Ray Graves last
season, the Gators lose to No. 17 Auburn
and tie No. 16 Georgia to finish at 9-1-1.
Eric Esteban great team," he
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son, it's .evident
that UF isn't a great team, but rather
a good team with great expectations.
The talent and coaching is too good to
foresee a meltdown at that level again,
but there are many unanswered ques-
Prior to the Tide's roasting of the UF
secondary, ignited by Tyrone Prothro,
the SEC's version of Terrell Owens, it's
hard to recall a time when cornerback
Dee Webb was burned, or when safety
Kyle Jackson was out of place. The de-
fense can rebound from the mistakes
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VOLLEYBALL ;:-c;d'Et-"u' ;
Experienced SEC toughens UF "
By DAN TREAT
Fans of the No. 5 UF volley-
ball team saw something Sunday
afternoon that they haven't
seen often during Mary Wise's
tenure in Gainesville: another
Southeastern Conference school
giving the Gators a run.
The result of that match
against Kentucky may have
been a typical 3-0 victory, but the
scores of 30-22, 30-24 and 30-27
were significantly closer than the
Gators have become accustomed
In two meetings last year, the
Wildcats never scored more than
23 points in a game.
"Definitely [it helps us]," se-
nior captain Rachel Engel said..
"Whenever a team pushes us
we always gef better, so that's
The difference for the Wildcats,
as it has seemed to be for many of
UF's opponents this year, is their
Kentucky starts three seniors,
including Danielle Wallace, a
Port Charlotte native.
"The key to Kentucky is that
they have three seniors with a
ton of experience," Wise said.
"And then you combine the great
job that their staff is doing."
Kentucky will be in the hunt
here throughout the whole sea-
son. I think they can win a whole
lot of matches because of how
good their seniors are."
UF has been moderately suc-
cessful in their matchups this
season against teams that, by
comparison, have significantly
"There have been years
where we've been here,
and it was hard to get the
players excited about a
match. But it won't be hard
to get them excited for
Coach Mary Wise
The Gators have just two se-
niors, SEC Player of the Year Jane
Collymore and Engel.
Although she holds the mark
of a veteran after surpassing 1,000
career digs against Mississippi
State on Sept. 23, Engel is seeing
only her second year of signifi-
"It means that I am old,"
joked Engel about reaching the
milestone. "It means something,
but obviously I'm not counting
all my stats and keeping track of
those. But yeah, it feels good."
Wise saw Sunday's contest as .
a match where her team could
benefit from a 3-0 win.
"There have been matches
that we've played where it was
a 3-0 victory and we didn't get
better from it," she said. "I think
[Sunday], even though it was a 3-
0 victory, we did get better from
With Kentucky concentrating
on Collymore Sunday, the Gators
were forced to look elsewhere
for offense, and Amber McCray
responded with a career-high 15
Wise was pleased that some-
one other than Collymore was
able to step up and lead UF when
the Wildcats were putting up a
"I think that for us to win
3-0 with Jane hitting below 10
percent says really good things
about our depth," Wise said.
The Gators are now preparing
for a match against Tennessee, a
team with four seniors, including
SEC Player of the Week Kristen
Andre and All-American setter
Because the Volunteers took
two out of three matches from
UF last year, including the SEC
Tournament final, motivation
should not be an issue for the
Gators this week.
"There have been years where
we've been here, and it was hard
to get the players excited about a
match," Wise said. "But it won't
be hard to get them excited for
Kim Klement / Alligator
One of two UF seniors, Jane Collymore and the Gators defeated an
experienced Kentucky team on Sunday.
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16, PILLIGATOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,2005
Intercepted audible signals concern Meyer
FOOTBALL, from page 14
Gators' performance Saturday, Meyer named only two
players to his Champions Club for UF's loss to Alabama.
Comprising the shortest list of club inductees this season
were junior receiver Dallas Baker and senior defensive end
Leading all UF receivers, Baker caught six passes for a sea-
son-high 119 yards, accounting for most of the Gators 187 total
receiving yards. Mincey tallied three solo tackles and seven
total tackles while forcing a fumble.
Aind according to Meyer, no one took the defeat worse than
the latest inductees to his club.
"Talking to them, the look in their eyes, those were the two
most devastated young men after that loss," Meyer said.
MIXING IT UP: Apparently, Meyer is taking reports of Alabama
players being able to read UF's audibles seriously. After the
game, some Alabama defenders claimed the simplicity and
repetition of UF's signal calling afforded the Crimson Tide a
"We're college students," Alabama linebacker DeMeco
Ryans said. "You can't just keep calling the same signals over
and over again."
Said Meyer: "I did read that somewhere," Meyer said.
"That's something we're going to look into."
Offensive coordinator Mullen: patience is key
OFFENSE, from page 14
times or not.
"I've gotten away from having the
patience to let those things work out and
let them go," Mullen said. "You're not
going to have a great play every single
play. There are times when you don't
have a great play, and you have to have
patience to let the offense run."
Patience has been the coaching staff's
downfall at times, Mullen admits. When
Mullen saw the team, could not convert
on third down, could not run the ball
and could not block, it became The Chris
Leak Passing Show. That, against intelli-
gent, quick SEC defenses, won't work.
"[We've had Chris throw the ball] a
bunch and now it's time for him to get
more comfortable making the option
reads," Mullen said.
Until now, the coaching staff tweaked
the offense to cater to Leak and others.
While UF'will continue to do so, there
will be a greater emphasis on the very
plays that define the spread offense.
At Utah, 30 percent of the running
plays were option-based. Add one or
two reverses and six shovel passes a
garnvr and you have the intended of-
fense. The Gators have yet to apply
those percentages this season. For better
or for worse, they will start.
"You have to stretch the defense
horizontally and vertically," Leak said.
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Chris Leak runs during the Gators' loss to the Crimson Tide on Saturday. He
will be using his legs more with UF set to unleash a true spread offense.
"If you make the defense run during the run. But out of desperation, UF never
game, it can make them really tired." went back to those plays again.
When the Gators did use the option "It's going to be having the patience
Saturday, they were modestly success- to stick with everything that's the
ful. On one drive, Leak gained 7 yards key," Mullen said. "[We can't just] throw
on an option keeper, and receiver Chad the ball all over the place, which we have
Jackson collected 12 yards on an option done a few times this year."
ESTEBAN, from page 14
they made on the deep passes from Croyle
with their talent, practice and scheme.
However, the Alabama debacle proved
that it's the Gators' offense that needs to be
tinkered with, regarding both play calling
-and personnel. In order for the plan to be
successful, the personnel-must be successful.
The Gators' offense experienced a breakdown
of Danny Bonaduce proportions please tell
me someone else watches that terrible show on
VH1 against Alabama's defense.
Redshirt freshman Markus Manson may
have a slight problem hiding on to the ball,
but the Gators need him in the game in order
to put some zip into the backfield.
During the spring, running backs Coach
Stan Drayton said Manson was the only one
of. UF's running backs who had "legit sprinter
speed." His speed could be utilized to make up
for the struggling offensive line, and perhaps
as a threat in the presently non-existent shovel
pass that was so successful while Meyer was
at Utah. The offense knew it would lose, some
speed when wide receiver Andre Caldwell
went down and now looks noticeably slower
without Bubba's speed at H-Back. And while
it's early in the week, Meyer is already experi-
menting with the group, taking receiver Mike
McIntosh off the practice squad for the first
time this year.
Still, the pressure is mounting for the start-
ing 11 to put the ball in the end zone early and
often against quality opponents.
"I'm looking for guys who compete," Meyer
said. There is a group of people who have to
play better. They're called the Gators."
At this point, the remaining season's out-
look is clear. Meyer's Gators are reaching the
turning point of their season, facing a slate of
three teams that defeated them last season.
If they want to show they're a different team
with a different mentality, gut check time starts
promptly after Wayne Brady's shtick.
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