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Conservative author and speaker Ann Coulter autographs a
book after speaking at the Ronald Reagan Black Tie and Blue
Jeans BBQ on Thursday evening.


By JESSICA RIFFEL
Alligator Writer
jriffel@alligator.org

Ann Coulter, an outspoken
Republican pundit and author, ener-
gized and entertained more than 800
UF students and Alachua County
residents Thursday night at the third
annual Ronald Reagan Black Tie and
Blue Jeans BBQ.
The audience, decked out' in
patriotic garb and cowboy boots, fa-
natically surrounded Coulter before
dinner, asking her to pose with them
for pictures.
One woman caught Coulter's at-
tention by begging for a picture, say-
ing, "my husband loves you."
The Republicans got in the spirit of
the night while enjoying an SUV-size
trailer full of Budweiser beer.
Attendees paid between $25 and
$75 to attend the event; the latter price
included dinner. The money went to
the Alachua County Republican Party,
which paid $30,000 to have Coulter
speak.
Coulter mainly addressed weak-
nesses she saw in the Democratic
party.
"The Democrats complain about
the Republican base being nuts,"
Coulter said. "The nuts are their entire
party."
She warned attendees to not al-
low Democrats anywhere near
foreign policy, "not even to keep
them away from domestic policy."
Coulter defended the war in Iraq and
chastised Democrats for "demoraliz-
ing America."

SEE COULTER, PAGE 12


Judge dismisses


Machen lawsuit

By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Writer
jrichards@alligator.org

A judge dismissed a lawsuit against UF President
Bernie Machen at a hearing Thursday. However, the
plaintiff vows to continue waging his legal battle.
"I am going to fight this until Machen
S and the university are in full compliance
with the law and this university acts as
an educational institution should," said
Charles Grapski, the UF instructor who
U. sued Machen for not complying with
Florida public records law.
The judge who heard the case, Robert
Grapski Roundtree, is on the advisory board
of the Center on Children and Families at the UF Levin
College of Law, as is Machen's wife, Chris.
By the time the Alligator learned of Roundtree's con-
nection to UF, officials were unavailable to comment on a
possible conflict of interest.
Grapski sued Machen after seeking records of the UF
administration's relationship with the private leadership
honorary Florida'Blue Key. Specifically, he sought infor-
mation about Student Government's hefty donation to
the FBK-produced pep rally Gator Growl in the form of
a ticket subsidy.
Grapski contends that FBK is not eligible to receive the
tuition-funded Activity & Service Fee that SG allocates
because it is a private, exclusive organization. Florida
statutes state that only all-inclusive groups are eligible
for A&S fees.
SEE HEARING, PAGE 11


U.S. senator fights to keep oil drillers off Gulf Coast


* BILL NELSON ENCOURAGES USE
OF ETHANOL.

By JEFF SIRMONS
Alligator Staff Writer
jsirmons@alligator.org

A U.S. senator has led the offshore oil-drill-
ing debate in Florida, saying it will not lower
the price of gasoline, although his argument
has its share of critics.
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said there is not
enough drillable oil in the eatern Gulf of
Mexico to increase supply significantly, so


Last season
Randy Hand was a
solid contributor to
UF's offensive line.
This season is a dif-
ferent story as the
Gators continue to
struggle protecting
quarterback
Chris Leak.
See story, pg. 23.


prices would not fall.
"Instead of drilling ourselves out of the
problem, we should invest more in alternative
fuel technology," Nelson said. "If we lessen
the demand for oil, prices should go down."
Nelson suggested industries replace oil
with a renewable resource such as ethanol,
which can be derived from prairie grass.
"We could start on ethanol as early as to-
morrow," he said.
Another proposed solution was clean
coal, which is used as a regular fuel source
in Germany, but Nelson said that couldn't
be developed for wide-scale use for another
decade.


"Instead of drilling ourselves out
of the problem, we should invest
more in alternative fuel technol-
ogy. If we lessen the demand for
oil, prices should go down."
Bill Nelson
Senator

Bill Bush, spokesman for the American
Petroleum Institute, disagreed with Nelson,
saying that enough oil exists off Florida's coast
to warrant drilling.


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See story, pg. 10.


"[Drilling for oil off Florida's Gulf coast]
would tend to have a depressing effect on
prices," Bush said.
Since oil prices are based on uncertain
events, such as hurricanes, Bush couldn't
guarantee drilling would reduce wallet pres-
sure at the pump.
The Eastern Gulf contains 3.6 billion bar-
rels of oil, enough to supply Florida with oil
for almost 10 years, Bush said, referring to a
2000 survey of the Eastern Gulf conducted by
the Petroleum Institute.
The area also has 12.3 trillion cubic feet of

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Grade proposal passes


By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
llewis@alligator.org

UF students will soon see changes
in general-education requirements that
could determine whether or not they
graduate on time, after the UF Faculty
Senate passed a resolution Thursday
raising the university's minimum
grade requirement.
Starting next Fall, students who
earn below a C in any general-educa-
tion course will either have to re-take
the class or enroll in another lass that
offers the same general credits.
Although the'proposal ultimately
passed the Senate, almost half of the
body's members voted against it.
"I can't give students a grade now
that says, 'You're an average student,
but you passed the course.' I don't
like that," said Tim Davis, a professor
in the Department of Computer and
Information Science and Engineering.


The proposal, brought forth by
General Education Council Chairman
Andy McCollough, passed the Senate
by a margin of between two and four
votes.
Senate officials were initially unable
to determine which side had garnered
the most support, which resulted in ad-
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were still unable to reach a consen-
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been issued in favor of the proposal.
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there were more faculty members who
supported it than opposed it.
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courses with a grade requirement of
either satisfactory or unsatisfactory
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STUDENT LIFE

Conference put off by storm


* FEES WILL BE HONORED LATER.

By NICK PATRICK
Alligator Contributing Writer

Though their conference was rained out,
public relations students are not being hung
out to dry.
The Public Relations Student Society of
America's 2005 National Conference sched-
uled for this weekend has been postponed
due to Hurricane Wilma, but attendees will
receive a full refund for hotel and bus fees, said
Jennifer Robinson, faculty adviser for PRSSA.
"The national conference committee based
in New York has been meeting in Miami this
week and decided today to postpone," she
said. "The hotel very generously decided not
to hold students accountable for fees."
It is also likely that students will be able to
apply the upwards of $275 registration fee to-
ward the rescheduled date, which will be some-
time between January and March, she said.
Robinson said the students planning to
attend the conference which was to start
today were disappointed to miss an event
so beneficial to their future careers.


"There were 450 people in the parking lot,
bags packed, ready to go," she said. "They
were very excited for the professional devel-
opment they would receive, as well as the
social aspect."
Despite the initial disappointment, stu-
dents were grateful the correct decision was
made, said Brent Steinberg, national liaison
for the UF chapter of PRSSA.
"We were put in a very difficult situation,"
he said. "There was no foresight to see a hur-
ricane coming on this of all weekends, but
I think the executive board handled it very
well."
If the postponement decision had been de-
layed, Steinberg said the students might have
been in a precarious situation.
"The last thing we want is for students to
be stuck in Miami," he said.
The plan for reallocating students' con-
ference fees will be decided by the Public
Relations Society of America, the parent
organization of PRSSA, but Steinberg said
students shouldn't be concerned.
"I have no doubt that the decision will be
fair and equitable for everyone involved," he
said.


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STUDENT LIFE

Hundreds of non-Muslims join Ramadan Fast-a-Thon


By DIANA MAZZELLA
Alligator Writer
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It was the lack of water that
hurt them the most.
"I was getting really, really
thirsty," UF first-year medical stu-
dent Erin Manning said.
She and about 400 other non-
Muslims pledged to refrain from
eating, drinking, smoking and sex
Thursday for the Ramadan Fast-a-
Thon hosted by Islam on Campus,
said Omar Ishaq, one of the event
coordinators.
Gainesville businesses donated
between 10 cents and $1 for every
person who pledged to fast, Ishaq
said. Donors included Falafel
King and Farah's Restaurant.
The estimated $1,000 raised
will go to St. Francis House, a local
homeless shelter, he said.
"It's not just about the money,"
Ishaq said.
Group members could have
collected the money on campus,
but the event helped to raise
awareness and get people in-
volved in the hunger movement,
he said.
Ishaq said the event would
help attendees "concentrate not on


Ryan Moulton / Alligator
Muslims attending the Fast-a-Thon prayed the Magrib at sunset after breaking the fast and before eat-
ing dinner Thursday.


what you need to feel satisfied but
on what others lack to survive."
Those who pledged to fast were
invited to participate in a banquet


in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center a member of Islam on Campus.
on Thursday night at sundown. All those in attendance were
About 300 participants attend- able to break their fast when the
ed the dinner, said Sakil Hossain, Azzan, or call to prayer, started.


The Indian meal, catered by
Bismillah Restaurant in Orlando,
included dates, pita bread, hum-
mus, chicken, rice, vegetables and
pizza,.Hossain said.
Ishaq explained that Muslims
did not earn money for their fast be-
cause every Muslim in Gainesville
could have funds donated in their
name. Manning heard about the
event through friends and thought
it was a good idea. It was her first
fasting .experience.
She ate a large breakfast before
sunrise and returned to bed, she
said.
Finance senior Crystal Trevino
said she heard about the .event
through her Introduction to Islam
class.
She agreed-that going without
water was difficult.
Civil engineering Junior David
Thomas said it helped him to feel
hunger, even if it was only for one
day.
The Rev. Guy -Noonan, a
speaker at the event and as-
sociate pastor of St. Augustine
Church in Gainesville, said the
event was positive because it
brought different faiths together
to support each other and help
the community.


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By CHERYL CLARKE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Domestic-partner benefits for
UF's same-sex faculty and staff
may soon be in the works.
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The Rainbow Alliance and the
LGBT Concerns Committee spon-
sored the event to create a support
network for UF faculty and staff,
examine same-sex partner-benefit
issues and discuss ways to get in-
volved on campus.
Cavanaugh said UF is consult-
ing insurance providers because
faculty members with domestic
partners cannot get their partners
covered on the university's current
plan.


"If we're able to do anything,
the primary focus would be on
health insurance," Cavanaugh
said.
The idea is to have more insur-
ance on benefit coverage in 2006,
and he said he is
On "cautiously optimis-
Campus tic."
"It's certainly
another way that the university is
recognizing that having a commit-
ted faculty is part of what makes
a Top 10 university," said Tamara
Cohen, LGBT affairs director.


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The reception was a way to pro-
mote what Cohen's office has ac-
complished since her tenure began
as director last year, Cohen said.
She said LGBT has been estab-
lishing relationships with student
groups and University Police.
"All of us are important in help-
ing to make this campus the best it
can be," she said.
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to promote the friends program,
which encourages the public to
identify themselves as supportive
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t is now clear that Mother Nature has a vendetta against us.
But why does she have to play with us before she obliter-
ates mankind?
If we knew. what, we were in for, perhaps we could prepare
by digging-a spider hole, ducking underneath a school desk or
unleashing 100 willing virgins.
But Hurricane Wilma has changed its form so often we don't
know whether to prepare for the worst or just order another
keg.
At first, newscasters said it was a weak hurricane. Then it
became the strongest in history. They said it would hit South
Florida on Sunday, but now it will hit Monday.
We're just going to shed the fear and go camping.
So put on your yellow raincoats, fill a cooler with beer and tie
yourself to a sturdy tree as we begin this week's edition of...



Darts & Laurels

Keeping with the theme of natural disasters, we shoot a wa-
ter-only-hurts-witches-not-journalists DART at "Today".show
correspondent Michelle Kosinski for reporting on flooding in
Wayne, N.J., while riding in a canoe. During the NBC news seg-
ment, two men walked across the screen, making it obvious the
water wasn't even ankle-deep.
"Today" just reached a new low. OK, maybe that's an over-
statement. We were never interested in reports on menopause
and celebrities anyway.
Incompetence crosses into all professions, however, so
we hand a take-him-over-the-horizon-and-into-the-scalding-
heat-of-the-sunset LAUREL to Semester at Sea for accepting
Student Government Supervisor of Elections Daniel Maland,
thus enabling him to resign from his position.
Not only will Maland be prevented from ruining the Spring
election, he'll be thousands of miles away from wreaking havoc
on any SG event.
We only pray he isn't put in charge of the boat's radar sys-
tem. That could end in tragedy.
But Maland's absence doesn't mean UF won't continue to
struggle with technology.
We blast an everyone-else-does-it-so-why-is-our-university-
acting-like-a-caveman DART at UF officials for insisting that
credit cards will be on-campus dining's downfall.
They claim that the machines will raise prices and create
' long lines, thus deterring customers.
Let's get one thing straight. No one wants to eat on campus;
they only eat there as a convenience or a last resort. And prices
are already jacked up.
If every other business in Gainesville can survive the transi-
tion, we're guessing UF can cope.
Our university should look to Gainesville's mayor for an
example of bravery.
We bestow an iron-woman-doubling-as-solid-leader
LAUREL on Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan for returning to work
from her maternity leave a week early.
The City Commission seems to be at a loss without its leader,
deadlocking on several important issues while the mayor has
been away.
We think Hanrahan should bring the baby to commission
meetings and allow her to vote. It would make things more
interesting.
But while Gainesville politics may be boring, the federal
government is proving to be scarier than we thought.
We sling a conspiracy-theories-are-suddenly-beginning-to-
make-a-lot-of-sense DART at the U.S. government and Xerox
for making color printers that embed secret codes into printed
pages.
A consumer privacy group recently cracked the code, which
reveals the printer's serial number and the date and time the
page was printed.
We expected the government to be against us, but now we're
afraid of all our appliances.
From now on, we'll all be a little more careful about what we
do in the shower.


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Bush's capability not gauged by polls


Do you approve of the way Bush is doing his job as
president?
More importantly, do you actually think your ap-
proval matters?
News outlets and pundits on all sides of the political
spectrum would like us to believe that a poll of 1,000 or so
random Americans is the best way to determine whether or
not a president is doing his job correctly.
This is the same sort of logic that has gotten football he-
roes and homecoming queens elected as presidents of high
school senior classes for years.
Maybe it seemed like a good idea at the time, but you
know you'll be sorry when it comes time for them to orga-
nize class reunions.
Popularity contests have little to do with job effectiveness,
and this is no exception.
But don't just take my word for it. There are plenty of
examples of exactly how realistic these polls are.
The most recent lull in Bush's approval rating eame
last month, owing primarily to views on his handling of
Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. In contrast, a slight peak
occurred later in the month, after Bush seemed to take more
interest in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita.
If you read between the lines, the message is this: A
president's approval rating is directly related to the number
of press appearances he stages before a poll is conducted.
Even the organizations that administer these polls admit
that events out of the president's control have an effect on
Americans' responses. Americans just don't admit these
events are out of the president's control.
The pessimism connected to the recent hurricanes and
rising gas prices is a key influence on Bush's low numbers.
Sure, some of the ill feelings about the hurricanes can be at-
tributed to perceptions of 'Bush's responses to relief efforts,
and some amount of the rising cost of gas could be explained
as a result of the war in Iraq and other incidents of American
involvement in the Middle East.


But a large factor in both of these
is the simple fact that Mother Nature
has been throwing hissy fits the past
few months.
Approval ratings don't even
matter when the president faces re-
Matt Sanchez moval from office. Remember when
In Moderation President Clinton was impeached?
msanchez@alligator.org A CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll
at the time showed his approval
ratings at a whopping 73 percent
- his all-time high despite the fact that 35 percent of those
surveyed also agreed with the House of Representatives'
decision to impeach him.
Assuming 100 percent is still as high as you can go, this
means at least 8 percent of those who approved of Clinton
also thought he should be impeached.
At least 2 percent also wanted the Senate to remove him
from office.
The most recent CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll revealed
Bush's support among Democrats has fallen to 8 percent.
Uh-oh. Democrats don't like Bush. Whatever will he do
now?
Frankly, Bush should consider it lucky that his approval
ratings from Democrats and liberals don't come back nega-
tive.
So the polls say we aren't very confident in Bush's ability
to do his job.
Tough. He's going to do it anyway.
Presidents are leaders leaders selected by the American
public as the best people for their job. Like all leaders, they
have no obligation to do what will be popular. Instead, they
must do what they feel must be done, regardless of what
anyone may think.
No poll will or should change that.
Matt Sanchez is a journalism senior. His column appears
on Friday.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Today's question:
Do polls determine whether Bush
is doing his job correctly?


Thursday's question:
Will oil rigs in the Gulf affect
Florida's coast?


Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


77% YES
23% NO
48 TOTAL VOTES


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Letters to the ;..:.,'
Tolerance a coward's way out of debate
In Tuesday's Alligator, Charles Nowell ex-
asperatingly pointed out to those embroiled
in the abortion debate that "the reason people
disagree about abortion is because of the dif-
ference in their views, not differences in fact."
I plead with anyone who is even remotely
tempted to prescribe to that philosophy to
reconsider; it is an awful way to live.
Either life begins at conception or it does
not. Either the life of a developing baby is
as valuable as that of any adult or it is not.
Throughout your entire life, look at the evi-
dence on an issue and believe in something.
Don't cower under bastardized tolerance
when the fact is we're either killing people
or we're not.
Gerald Liles
2LS


Marijuana not as harmful as prescription
I don't understand the war on drugs.
In America, you can legally buy powerful
prescription drugs for your illnesses that are
synthetically made. These drugs can make
you feel drowsy and affect your mood and
behavior. Many times the directions tell you
not to drive. They often also have dangerous
side effects on a person's health.
However, people who are sick and want to
use a natural drug that can ease their pain go
to jail or are considered to be engaging in an
illegal activity. If our government prohibits
ill people from using medicinal marijuana,
which can suppress symptoms of an illness
without any major side effects, then the gov-
ernment is deliberately causing people pain
and, for some, death. I don't drink, smoke or
even consume caffeine. However, I can see
the lack of logic in this scenario.
And how can alcohol be legal and mari-
juana not? Alcohol causes tragic deaths on
the roads and violence in the home. Alcohol
often makes people aggressive. Marijuana
makes people behave in a calm and peace-


ful manner. They're often immobile, which
therefore keeps them off the road..
The drug war is a way for the government
to make money, and it needs to be stopped.
We need politicians who will speak out
about this irrational situation and help lead
the country to a more advanced state. A
person loaded on a number of prescription
medications is moreof a drug addict than
someone smoking marijuana.
Tanya Beatty
Miami resident


Students can use free e-mail programs
While I certainly agree that administra-
tors blindly lacked the foresight to anticipate
the surge in UF WebMail usage, I think you
somewhat missed the mark in Monday's edi-
torial by suggesting "officials can correct this
problem by giving students easy instructions
on how to set up Outlook or Eudora."
Microsoft Outlook is not a free product,
and this does not even mention Outlook's
numerous security holes holes that are
often not patched by unknowing students.
Also,. while Eudora. is a popular e-mail
program, it is not a full-featured e-mail
reader in its free form. I don't know many
students willing to pay $50 just to read spam-
free e-mail. '
Students need to know there are free, se-
cure, full-featured e-mail programs that are
easily downloadable. In particular, Mozilla's
Thunderbird, which features an excellent
built-in sparm filter, and Opera's built-in mail
software are excellent candidates that every
student should consider.
Nicholas Park
4LS

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Abortion argument always goes nowhere
I cannot think of a more worthless debate
than abortion. Anyone who has ever had to


sit through a lengthy debate on the subject
can tell you the only results it yields are angry
words and hurt feelings. Have you ever been
in an abortion debate where someone totally
switched sides?
"Really, you mean Jesus doesn't want me
to have an abortion?!"
"Yes! Choice is important!"
It never happens. People can continue to
write endless letters to the Alligator on the
topic, but no one cares about your opinion
on abortion. They already have their own
opinion on the topic, and they probably think
the other side represents what's wrong with
America.
Let's focus on what we have in common
because this debate, along with our entire
country, is entirely too divided.
Emilie Cox
4LS


Parking as SFCC not as bad as reported
I have parked at SFCC without complaint
for over a year. Every day I have seen students
frantically circling the inner lots, searching
for a parking space 10 minutes prior to class.
Yet, from the farthest parking spot in the
northwest lot, a student can walk to class at a
comfortable pace within 15 minutes.
Students should wake up five minutes
earlier and walk. Last semester, I scheduled
all my classes during peak hours at SFCC; fol-
lowing this rule, I never circled a lot.
Furthermore, there is no good reason
for 1,200 parking tickets to be issued by the
semester's halfway point. I got a ticket for
parking on the grass once, and I didn't do
it again. Reserved spots are clearly marked
with blue paint. Most of the tickets were
probably issued to students who arrived late
and intentionally parked illegally so as not to
.be tardy.
Before the school starts charging students
for parking, it should review its future enroll-
ment goals and determine whether the park-


ing tickets alone could pay for the expansion
of lots to accommodate an expanding num-
ber of students.
For security purposes, free, numbered de-
cals could reasonably be issued to those who
wish to park at the school.
Julia Macaluso
SFCC student


Suicide is one fundamental right of man
The issue of assisted suicide is more philo-
sophical than having either a Democratic
standpoint or a Republican standpoint. The
question traces back to rights. Do we have the
right to kill ourselves?
But first we must answer: What are
rights?
Rights are conditions of existence required
by man's nature for survival. They are not
granted to us by anything divine they sim-
ply exist as long as man exists on Earth.
Defining rights is necessary only to iden-
tify the sovereign morality of man in the
context of social relationships with other
men. The United States was the first nation
to recognize the self-evident fact that a man's
life is his own.
The fundamental right is a man's right to .
his own life. This means his freedom to act on
his own judgment for his own ends.
His only limitation is that his actions must
not violate the rights of other men.
So does man have the right to kill himself?
The only way to violate man's rights is to se-
quester his values. If a man is at a point where
he no longer values his life, it is his right to
dispose of it.
And whether he rolls himself onto the
floor or has Nurse Betty pull the plug is his
choice only.
Congressional law against individual
rights will cause the loss of what has superbly
separated America from the rest: freedom.
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UF RESEARCH

Study: Bees' business the work of fish, not birds


By ANA MARIA MALPARTIDA
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF scientists have discovered that fish,
not birds, play the role of wingman in bees'
reproductive process.
Scientists at UF and Washington
University in St. Louis proved that fish are
major players in the pollination process
of plants as they feed on insects, such as
dragonflies, which are major predators of
pollinators like bees and butterflies.
An article about the study, entitled
"Trophic Cascades Across Ecosystems," was
co-authored by scientists of both universi-
ties and was published in the October issue
of Nature magazine.
"We found that, at ponds without fish
and more dragonflies, flowers did not get
as much pollen and were less visited by pol-


linators," said Krista McCoy, a UF zoology
doctoral student and one of the article's five
authors..
Fish eat dragonfly larvae in ponds, and
adult dragonflies eat pollinators, she said.
When fish eat the larvae, there are fewer
adult dragonflies and more pollinators,
flowers and ultimately seeds.
The study shows how two separate eco-
systems can affect each other with the help
of other factors, said Michael McCoy, zool-
ogy student and another-author.
"People usually don't think that what
happens in the water has an impact on what
happens on land," he said. "It is just odd be-
cause they would never suspect that having
fish in the water would actually help plants
on land reproduce."
Michael McCoy said scientists did not
expect the effects to be so strong.
"We knew that fish affect the abundance


of dragonflies, and we knew that dragon-
flies eat butterflies and bees, but we didn't
expect to get such a large difference in the
number .of seeds," he said.
"People usually don't think that
what happens in the water has an
impact on what happens on land."
Michael McCoy
UF zoology student

He said his work can help those who are
not scientists understand how their actions
affect the environment, even when they live
in different ecosystems.
The study began in 2003 and was com-
pleted in 2005 at UF's Katharine Ordway
Preserve, a field research and teaching facil-
ity located-25 miles from campus managed


by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology
and Conservation.
Krista McCoy said the facility allowed
them to do the study.
"They maintain this wild area that has
the fish-present ponds and fish-free ponds
that we needed for the study," she said. "If
it wasn't for them, we wouldn't have been
able to do this."
Mel Sunquist, program director of the
Ordway Preserve, said that while preserve
staff members were not directly involved
with the research, they were happy to sup-
portit.
Getting the findings published in Nature
is a testament to the high quality of the re-
search, he said.
"I'm certain that the implications of
their findings will have repercussions well
beyond the scientific community," Sunquist'
said.


UF-designed 'hurricane house could soon be tested


House meant to withstand Category 5 storms


By KARI TARR
Alligator Contributing Writer


Just days after the final coat of
paint was put on, Bob Stroh's most
recently built "hurricane house" is
about to be put to the test.
Officially named the Windstorm
Damage Mitigation Training and
Demonstration Centers, "hurricane
houses" are specially designed
buildings placed strategically
throughout Florida to show how ap-
propriate building methods can bear
the brunt of high winds.
With Hurricane Wilma barreling
toward Florida, the newest house of


the batch in Broward County may
be tested soon if Wilma hits Florida
as predicted.
The centers are built at UF's
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences Extension Services and are
used to educate homeowners on al-
leviating hurricane damage.
Each center is capable of with-
standing Category-5 hurricanes, said
Stroh, the director of the Shimberg
Center for Affordable Housing at
UF. He is the principal investigator
of all the centers.
The Broward County location
marks the fourth in the state, adding
to the existing houses in St. Lucie, St.


Johns and Escambia counties.
All three centers survived last
year's hurricane season with no
structural damage, Stroh said.
He said the buildings withstand
the storms because of the special
material from which
they are made. A ma-
jor contribution is the
; use of insulated con-
Hurriahe create forms, or ICF, for
Wilma the exterior walls.
"It's basically large
blocks of Styrofoam with reinforced
concrete," said Stroh.
Built by the Shimberg Center
from a grant sponsored by the


Florida Department of Insurance,
the centers are fully equipped
classrooms with desks, audiovisual
equipment, Internet, public bath-
rooms and administration areas.
Training sessions make use of ex-
posed and unfinished interior wall
sections to demonstrate how the
structural elements and reinforce-
ment features are integrated.
Although the newest location
has not received its certificate of oc-
cupancy, Stroh does not expect it to
be empty during Hurricane Wilma.
"Last year in Pensacola, we had
people knocking on the door (of
the hurricane house), asking if they
could ride out the storm there," he
said.


Stroh said he's optimistic and
excited at the chance to test the new
facility.
"If winds get up to 175, then we
might have a scrape here and there,"
he said. "I would put a quarter on
the fact that it would not be demol-
ished, and a quarter is a big bet for
me."
Stroh believes the construction
methods used in the hurricane
houses can help save lives and re-
duce energy costs.
"It's expensive, but it's doable,"
he said.
Forecasters at the National
Hurricane Center expect Wilma
to hit Florida late this weekend or
early Monday.


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AROUND GAINESVILLE


East side to get Wal-Mart


Outlet could add

up to 400 jobs
By ALEXIS LLOYD
Alligator Writer

Wal-Mart announced this week its plan
to build a Supercenter at Northeast 12th
Avenue and Waldo Road at a date yet to be
determined.
"When the largest retailer puts its flag
down in a community, the economy is sure
to go up," said Brent Christensen, president
of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
SFCC is working with East Gainesville to
improve the economy and residents' quality
of life.
"I see the Super Wal-Mart as an economic
shot in the arm," said Paul Hutchins, SFCC
.Dean of Educational Centers. "[The cen-
ter] will provide access for people in East
Gainesville they don't have readily avail-
able."
It is anticipated that the new Wal-Mart
will add 350 to 400 new jobs. Wal-Mart also
boosts the economy by paying taxes. Last
year alone, Wal-Mart paid $55.6 million in
state and local taxes.
Since Wal-Mart opened its first
Supercenter in 1988, it has never closed or
moved a site.
"[Wal-Mart] didn't choose this site based
on how the area will be five years from
now," said Eric Brewer, Wal-Mart commu-
nity affairs manager for Florida. "We chose


East Gainesville based on the existing com-
munity."
The 204,000-square-foot center which
is almost 18,000 more square feet than the
national-average store size will -have a
gas station and grocery, retail and garden
centers.
There are more than 120 Supercenters in
Florida.
"The response from the local community
has been overwhelmingly positive," said
Brewer, who is also a Gainesville resident.
One of the main concerns of residents is
how the overflow of people in the area will
affect traffic.
When the largest retailer puts its
flag down in a community, the
economy is sure to go up."
Brent Christensen.
President of the Gainesville Chamber of
Commerce

"I don't know if anyone should have
any fears," Brewer said in response. "At the
end of the day, our main concern is that our
customers are happy. We will be working
with Gainesville to disperse traffic around
that area."
Wal-Mart is planning to add more
Supercenters in the Gainesville area, Brewer
said.
"We certainly hope we'll be able to open
more in the future," he said. "Clearly for
a market this size, Gainesville is under-
served."


Andrea Morales / Alligator Staff
What to do on bye week
Jeb Martin, a Gainesville resident, exercises by skateboarding around
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Thursday.


Weekend white-cane wall


By ANNA SUGGS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Rusty Hilliard has been told that he's dated
ugly girls. But that's OK with him.
Hilliard is blind a disability he says is the
biggest blessing of his life. "
At 8 years old, Hilliard lost his vision when
an artificial shunt in his brain broke overnight.
The shunt was implanted when he was 3
months old to relieve pressure on his brain.
A piece of the shunt lodged into his optic


nerve and made a hole the size of pencil lead,
causing Hilliard to lose his vision.
Now 28, Hilliard is the preacher at the
Newberry Church of Christ, with a wife and a
newborn baby.
Local He said being unable to see
News has given him perspective.
"It allows me to get to know
people without judging them based on their
outer appearances," Hilliard said.
He is one of 1.3 million legally blind people
in the United States, according to the American


k opens eyes
Foundation for the Blind.
October is National Disability Employment
Awareness Month, and White Cane Safety
Day is nationally recognized Oct. 15.
However, the Alachua County Council of
the Blind will celebrate the day Saturday by
holding the ninth annual White Cane Walk,
said Maxine Stallings, president of the council.
Walkers will meet at 10 a.m. at the McDonald's
on University Avenue.,
The mile-long walk -down University
Avenue is held to raise public awareness of


to the blind
pedestrian safety for the blind and visually
impaired, Stallings said.
It will bring attention to the Florida White
Cane Law, which states that drivers must stop
for pedestrians crossing a street carrying a white
cane with a red tip or being led by a guide dog.
Sighted people are encouraged to walk
blindfolded with a guide to experience what it
is like to walk without sight, Stallings said.
"The day I give up and say, 'This is meaning-
less and life has no purpose' that's the day I
lose, and I don't intend to lose," Hilliard said.


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ON CAMPUS

Undie run OK with police


Locals hustle for Habitat


By BRETT KELMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

The goal may be 500 participants for
Friday's midnight run through Gainesville, but
for the Undie 500, sometimes less is more.
The run, also called The Great Underwear
Dash II, will lead a barely dad horde from the
starting line at The Hub north to University
Avenue, then east to 13th Street and back.
The runners are welcome to run in what-
ever underwear makes them feel comfortable.
UF graphic design major Beau Bergeron,
who organized Friday's run, said his motives
were simple.
"I just thought it would be fun," he said.
"Fat or skinny, hot or not. It isn't about see-
ing other people in their underwear; it's about
seeing yourself in your underwear and feeling
good."
Bergeron's first attempt at an underwear
dash in .April saw about 75 students run the
on-campus route twice.
He has advertised the run through chalk
messages on campus and word of mouth. As
of Thursday night, the Great Underwear Dash
group on thefacebook.com had 139 confirmed'
runners.


"I think life is about being spontaneous.
You know, showing your wild side, and maybe
you can get a little exercise at the same time,"
said sophomore Sarah Conlin, who ran in the
last dash after Bergeron, then her RA, spread
the word around Hume Hall.
"I think life is about being spon-
taneous. You know, showing your
wild side, and maybe you can get a
little exercise at the same time."
Sarah Conlin
UF sophomore

UPD spokesman Maj. Brad Barber said that
runners whose clothing does not meet certain
coverage standards risk indecent-exposure pen-
alties. Though he could not explain those stan-
dards, he said briefs likely would meet them.
For Gainesville Police, which patrols the
dash once it crosses University Avenue, under-
wear alone would not matter as long as the run
remains safe and doesn't interfere with traffic,
said spokesman Sgt. Keith Kameg.
"Let them run their little hearts out," he
said.


By ADRIANNA RODRIGUEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer
More than 175 runners are expected
Saturday as the UF chapter of Habitat
for Humanity hosts the sixth annual
Hustle for Humanity 4-mile run.
The race begins at 9 a.m. at the
McKnight Brain Institute and takes
runners around campus, finishing back
at the institute.
The runners, ranging in age from 10
to 71; will compete in the overall race as
well as races separated by gender and
age. Winners will receive golden saws
and hammers, symbolic of Habitat's
mission to build homes for needy
families.
Hustle for Humanity is the chapter's
"signature" event during the Fall.
"I like seeing progress and seeing
that I've actually made a difference,"
said junior Matt Soicher, co-vice presi-
dent of the chapter.
The chapter is prepared for this
year's event, despite challenges with


permits, time mix-ups and the usual
course getting displaced by the hur-
ricanes that came through the area last
year, Soicher said.
Last year the chapter had to chart
a new course for the event after the
hurricanes made some of the usual
course's unpaved areas impassable.
The money raised from the event
usually goes to local houses the chap-
ter co-sponsors with
On the Alachua Habitat
Campus for Humanity, but after
Hurricane Katrina, the
chapter decided to donate to Habitat for
Humanity International, which is work-
ing in areas affected by the hurricane.
Chapter president Jeff. Wong esti-
mated this year's Hustle for Humanity
would raise more than $2,000.
"It's always an exciting event," he
said. "It's a great feeling to go all out."
Registration for Hustle for
Humanity is $12 for UF and SFCC stu-
dents and $15 for non-students before
Saturday, or $20 at the race.


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DRILLING THE FUTURE


OIL, from page 1


natural gas, which is enough to heat
12.3 million homes for 15 years, he
added.
"The demand for oil has been
growing, and it continues to grow,
so we have to drill in more places,"
Bush said.
But Nelson questioned whether
drilling more oil in the hurricane-
prone Gulf would satiate the
nation's demand for oil.
"We're going to cut out future
capital because the Gulf is a hurri-
cane highway," Nelson said.

Protecting homeland security
Nelson, who has consistently
fought against drilling during
his tenure, said he was confident
Florida's coast would continue
to be drill-free for many more
years because the military uses
the Eastern Gulf as a training
ground.
"Oil rigs emit signals that
interfere with military opera-
tions," he said. "The Eastern Gulf
of Mexico is the largest area of
training in the U.S." Significant
amounts of pilot training happen
at Eglin Air Force Base, located
near Fort Walton Beach.
"At some point, the admirals
and generals will stand up and
say, 'You're not going to hurt the
defense of this country by tak-


Megan Schaub/ Alligator
Three Sarasota locals skim board on Siesta Key on Saturday afternoon. Some say proposed offshore oil
drilling will affect Florida's $50 billion tourism industry.


ing away our training ground,'"
Nelson said.
Nelson also said the U.S. reli-
ance on foreign oil also threatens
national security.
"What happens if an oil tanker
sinks in the, [Persian Gulf]?"
asked Nelson. "We must cut our
addiction to oil."


Bacterial protection
UF botany professor Joseph
Davis said drilling might not have
a negative effect on the shoreline
because a certain type of bacteria
thrives on seeping petroleum.
Therefore, drilling in most
parts of the Gulf should be en-
vironmentally sound because the


bacteria will eat excess oil before
it becomes a problem, said Davis,
who cited a 1978 research article
in Applied and Environmental
Microbiology.'
"If you supply the proper food
[petroleum], the type of bacteria
will show up and -consume it,"
Davis said.


Resisting the drill
Florida lobbyists and politi-
cians argue that drilling will
ruin Florida's $50 billion tourism
economy.
"There's a reason people don't
plan their summer vacations on
the beaches of Galveston, Texas,"
said Mark Ferrulo, director of
Florida Public Interest Research
Group.
Ferrulo and Nelson both said
Florida politicians and lobby-
ists have historically formed "a
"bipartisan united front" against
oil drilling, but Ferrulo said that
because of the increased demand
for oil, some officials are sway-
ing.
Gov. Jeb Bush, who has fought
against all "types of drilling dur-
ing his leadership, recently pro-
posed a compromise to Congress
that would allow drilling 125
miles or more off Florida's coast.
U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-
Ocala, said he is opposed to
drilling for environmental rea-
sons but added in a prepared
statement that "our nation needs
to increase domestic production,
and there will be more drilling in
the Gulf."
Ferrulo, who has fought
against drilling for 20 years,
seemed optimistic.
"We've been on the ropes
many times before and came out
victorious," he said.


University officials contend e-mails are not filed by date but subject


Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
Charles Grapski reviews his notes at the Alachua County Civil Justice
Center on Thursday.


HEARING, from page 1

Grapski's original complaint against Machen
contained two counts. I
The first stated that Grapski e-mailed .his re-
quest for records to Machen on June 7, and Machen
responded Aug. 10 that "no such documents exist."
Roundtree dismissed this, saying Grapski's com-
plaint misled the court by neglecting to mention
intermediate responses from Machen's designees in
which they did provide some documents.
"I think anyone that reads the English language
would read Count One and read that the university
just stonewalled Mr. Grapski," Roundtree said.
The judge's ruling on that count allows Grapski
to clarify his claims and file again, which he said he
plans to do..
The second count states that Grapski requested
all e-mails that Machen sent and received dated
June 2. Grapski said he knows at least one such
record exists because he sent Machen an e-mail on
that date and received a response.
Roundtree dismissed this count because Grapski
requested the document by date rather than by sub-
ject. This dismissal does not allow refiling.
In an Oct. 4 e-mail to Grapski, UF Associate
Director of News and Public Affairs Steve Orlando
wrote that Machen's e-mails from those dates had
been deleted and that the messages he saves are
stored by subject.
"I think the response by the university ... is that
they don't keep them by date," Roundtree said.
"What is wrong with that response?"
Gary Edinger, Grapski's attorney, said such a de-
nial limits the availability of public records.
"There is no possible way that a citizen is going
to know what the subject matter of each of those e-
mails is," Edinger said.
Florida law states that in order for a document to
be withheld, it must be excused by a specific legal


exemption, such as national security.
Failure to accommodate an agency's filing sys-
tem for records is not listed in the laws as a viable
exemption.
Edinger said the burden of a request is no excuse
for its denial.
"We know the requests are a pain in the butt,"
said Edinger, "(But) we find
UF it politically valuable, in fact
Administration necessary, to have a transpar-
ent political system."
Machen's counsel, John DeVault, offered two
other reasons for the judge to throw out Grapski's
second count.
He said the June 2 e-mail from Grapski did not
constitute a public record anyway because it did not
meet the legal-requirement of being "in connection
with the transaction of official business."
"Students whining to the president about things
that are wrong with Student Government and
(Florida) Blue Key is not an official public record,"
said DeVault, an FBK alumnus and former Florida
Bar president.
UF's public records policy requires administra-
tors to retain "general correspondence" for three
fiscal years.
DeVault also argued there was no proof
Machen's. staff ever received Grapski's request for
June 2 e-mails.
Due to a subpoena, Alligator Editor Mike
Gimignani was compelled to testify that-Orlando
told him he had received the request.
Grapski's original complaint states that he "has
a keen interest in the relationship between the
University of Florida and a private corporation
known as Florida Blue Key, Inc."
.Grapski fought a years-long legal battle with
FBK in the '90s, claiming the group defamed him
during his campaign for election as student body
president. He was eventually awarded more than
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12, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005


Opposing campus groups host abortion debate


By ASHTON GROSZ
Alligator Writer
More than 100 students partici-
pated in a heated debate about the
merits of moral and legal concerns
regarding abortion Thursday night.
In one of the evening's few agree-
ments, the six panelists from orga-
nizers UF Pro-Life Alliance and Vox:
Voices for Planned Parenthood said
they do not encourage abortion.


Vox panelists said that while
their goal as pro-choice advocates
is to safeguard women's right to
choose, they encourage comprehen-
sive sex education and condom use
as a means of preventing pregnancy,
with abortion being a last resort.
"We believe it should be rare
because it can be rare," said Vox
President Sara Hanson.
Pro-Life Alliance panelists de-
nounced abortion because choices


"I think everyone in here
would agree that killing
innocent people is wrong
and should be illegal."
Kate Keeley
Alliance President

that hurt others which they argue
include fetuses should not be
supported.


Alliance President Kate Keeley
contended that from the moment of
fertilization, the embryo possesses
a genetic fingerprint unique from
its parents' and is a human worthy
of legal protection. She compared
abortion to slavery, the Holocaust
and genocide in Darfur, Africa.
"I think everyone in-here would
agree that killing innocent people
is wrong and should be illegal,"
Keeley said.


But making abortion illegal
wouldn't eliminate it, said Vox
Outreach Chair Justin Bangs. Hanson
said they would continue in unsafe
ways that threaten women's health.
Bangs reaffirmed that sex edu-
cation was the key to limiting the
number of abortions performed.
"We believe that people should
have all the information and should
be taught in a comprehensive man-
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"The war was a magnificent success," she
said. "We're a few years into the rebuilding."
She also criticized the, media for being liberal
and Democrats for whining about their rights
under the First Amendment.
"They're always accusing us of repressing
their speech," she said. "I say let's do it. Let's
repress them."
She later added, "Frankly, I'm not a big fan of
the First Amendment."
Her statements received applause, and many
attendees said they enjoyed her speech, but
some added that they think she's somewhat
extreme.
"She's not very subtle, but I always enjoy
her talks," Republican Senate candidate Travis
Horn said. "They're very hard hitting, but the
truth hurts."


The vice chair of the Alachua County
Republican Executive Committee Bryan
Harman said the unexpectedly large turnout
was wonderful, and he enjoyed Coulter's fiery
speech.
"I thought it was very funny," Harman said.
"She used a lot of humor and good political sat-
ire to make people laugh. She would take seri-
ous issues and make fun of them a little, but she
still got her point across."
UF students received a $30 discount, and UF
College Republicans President Ashlee Black said
the club sold about 100 tickets.
"We had a good turn out of UF students and
College Republicans," Harman said. "They were
very instrumental in pulling this all together."
. Black enjoyed Coulter's speech, and said she
felt special when Coulter called UF Republicans
"beautiful" at the beginning of her speech.
"I think that she's incredibly intelligent and
outspoken," Black said. "She's a little raw, but I
think she balances the left's Michael Moore."


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The Alligator Office
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M-F, 8am 4pm
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By Mail:
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Visa or checks only.
By Phone: (352) 373-FIND
Payment by Visa or MasterCard ONLY.
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after they are placed. Ads placed at the
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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-
tion in employment (barring legal exceptions) because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, age, or any other covered status. This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through the type of advertising that
is know as "personal" or "connections" whether or not they actually appear under those classifications. We suggest that any reader who responds to that type of advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information. Although this
newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, We cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of
offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.


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14, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005


5 For Rent
unfurnished

**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 0* $735/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $695/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $695/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft ** $599/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 376-2507
12-7-72-2

Its Never Too Early!
Huge 2 and 3 Beds for January!
Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
F~,-leasing for 2006! 372-8100
12-7-72-2

NEWLY RENOVATED
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles-to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
12-7-72-2

ENORMOUS 3BR
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
-Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
. Great Specials*377-7401 12-7-72-2

INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOW AND FALL SEASON -
Convenient UF access
$325 to $575
Action Real Estate Services
352-331-1233 12-7-72-2

Countryside-
University Terrace Gainesville
University Terrace West
Individual Leases
W/D, Pool & Utilities $300-$325/mo.
Union Properties 373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-7-72-2

Looking for a home? We have the
LARGEST selection of single family rent-
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currently available, we're sure to have some-
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or call us to find your new home today 352-
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U For Rent
unfurnished

*UPPER CLASS-Students*
Perfect place to study!
FREE cable w/ HBO/Show
FREE GARAGE*ALARM*WD
Gated entry*Computer lab
Wireless poolside*FREE Tanning
1,2&3brs**338-0003
12-7-72-2

FREE 1st MONTH RENT! 3BR 1BA house
CH/AC, large kitchen, w/d hookups,
$625/rent, 503 A NW 19th Lane
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-21-
49-2

1 MONTH FREE! Downtown 4BR 2BA
house w/Livirtg & family rooms, fireplace,
parquet floors, washer/dryer, $1050/rent.
1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-21-
49-2

4/2 WALK TO UF OCTOBER FREE
Bonus room, Wood floors, fireplace, lawn
svc, Screen porch, w/d hookups, $1475/rent
1741 NW 6th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-21-
42-2

3/2 PARTY HOUSE AVAILABLE
NOW. 904-710-3050
9-30-28-2

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-
7-71-2

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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-21-
34-2

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. 561-912-6223, 954-755-1728,
10-25-30-2


B For Rent
unfurnished

CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Available now!
2BR/1 BA Apt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 12-7-64-2

Rent With Us Today,
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Ask About Our Lucrative
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2BR/2BA Haile Condo $900/mo
2BR/1BA Near UF $475/mo
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Ask about Move-In Specials!
Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
12-7-50-2

*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-
7401 .12-7-49-2

NEW Development NEW Construction
1.5 mi. from UF 2BR/2.5BA. W/D incl.
Cabana & pool. Avail immediately. Contact
. MaCor Realty, Inc.' 352-375-8888 11-30-
42-2

Cute 1 bedroom 1 bath, high-ceilings, yard
service, washer/cdryer 428 N.W. 10th Ave.
$495/mo. Green Tree Realty call Barbara
317-4392 10-26-20-2

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
10-26-20-2

Going, Going, GONE!!
2BRPj1BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
12-7-45-2

4/3 Walking distance to UF
fNewly remodeled. W/D. Carport and huge
yard. Call 352-283-2828 10-31-20-2


U For Rent
unfurnished

$380 only per mo. Private BR & BA. Very well
maintained unit. Laundry room facilities, full
kitchen. Includes all util + DSL. 10 min from
UF. 954-830-8468. www.revictory@aol.com
11-3-20-2

3BR/2BA at NW area. Central Ht/Ac and ceil-
ing fans. Fenced back yard and car port, spa-
cious and clean. Ready for short term lease
(4 to 6 months). $950. Call 352-375-6754.
(no section 8th). 11-3-20-2

3BR/1.5BA plus an extra space at the NW
area. Central Ht/Ac and ceiling fans. Fenced
back yard. Carpet and tile. W&D h6ok ups.
Clean and spacious. Ready to move-in.
$850. Call 352-375-6754. (no section 8th).
11-3-20-2

Huge 1 BR/1BA 1000 SF (Inol. garage)
15 sec. Walk to UF & 13th St/Univ. Ave
Garage, wood floors & tiled Kitchen
Next to UBS and Mellow Mushroom
$500 +dep. 373-0006 10-25-10-2


STUDIO APT.
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1. or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
12-7-39-2

Near Law School 3-2. $1200/mo
Ist/Last/Sec Pref Grad Std. No Pets, W/D
Hook up, Dish, WD Firs., Cent. A/C, Gas
Heat, Trees Call Tom >8PM or Wkd. 954-
529-4031 11-10-20-2

COUNTRYSIDE
Spring semester lease. 1Br/1Ba in 4Br/4Ba
condo. Beautiful wood floors, washer/dryer.
$425 ALL included. Cable, HBO, internet
(352) 328-4551 10-27-10-2

2 Rms. All w/Screened Balconies. $250/mo.
Located between UF & SFCC.W/ Bus Route.
Close to Mall & NFRMC. On site W/D, Pool,
Gym, Tennis, and Other'amenities. Sparrow
Condo (352) 514-3425 10-27-10-2

3BR/2BA home in Capri, 2 car garage, alarm,
fenced backyard, pool, gym, tennis, and
more $1250/mo or negot, move in today. Call
392-5989 or 646-238-4156 10-27-10-2

MILL POND! 2BR/2BA Patio home,
Vaulted ceilings, screen porch, garage,
newer carpet, washer/dryer, $825/rent
368 NW 48th Boulevard
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-21-5-2


U For Rent |
unfurnished

3207 W. University Ave.
Furnished + pool table, W/D, 2 car garage,
off street parking, tile floors.
Campus Realty 692-3800 10-28-10-2

Large NW 3BR/2BA near downtown/UF,
wood floors, cent a/h, -fireplace/den,
2000+sf., $1100, extra BRIBA for $100 more
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex 2
1731-NW 6th Street 12-7-35-2

Reasonably priced NW 3BR house,
1200sf, washer/dryer, den, eat-in kitchen,
garage, large maintained yard- $720
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex. 2
1731 NW 6th Street 12-7-35-2

Talismar, SW 1BR near vet school & hospi-
tals, cent h/a, enclosed courtyard, includes
Water & trash, $375 ebaurmanagement.com
375-7104 ex 2 1731 NW 6th St. 12-7-35-2

Colonial Oaks, SW 2BR/1.5BA TH,
convenient to shops, UF, 1-75, two
screened porches, washer/dryer $550
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex.2
1731 NW 6th St. 12-7-35-2

3BR/2BA. Large living room, dining .room,
den, screened room. wood floors, A/C, W/D,
pirvacy fence. NS, no pets. 1140 NE 10th
Ave. $850/mo. Call 213-6374 or 375-6854
10-24-5-2 *

1/1 in DUCKPOND
$500/mo. 1/1/06 7/31/06. 304C NE 6th St.
W/D on site. Contact Melissa at 813-310-
9152, or missyk@ufl.edu. 10-31-10-2

1 Room Available in a beautiful and clean
house. Comes w/wood firs., pool, workout
room, W/D, DSL, maid, & great roommates.
No depositor lease required. Call Justin 336-
1271 11-18-24-2

One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey"-Webb. 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20th Ave.- 11-2-10-2
BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695

1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2

2BR, 1.5 TOWNHOUSE
Patio, privacy rear, amenities, bike to campus
386-328-6229 Iv msg or cell 386-972-4647.
$475 + deposit. 11-7-14-2


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2- Alpha Omicron Pi-23 2-Kappa Kappa Gamma-18% 2- Delta Upsilon-12 2- Alpha Gamma Rho- 28%
3- Sigma Kappa-19 3-Alpha Omicron Pi- 13% 2-Alpha Gamma Rho-12 3- Delta Upsilon- 24%
4- Alpha Chi Omega 13 4- Chi Omega- 10% 2- Lambda Chi Alpha-12


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Pi Beta Phi
Graham Hall
TH1,O/20 Sidewalk behind Hub
Auditorium Drive (Turlington)
Phi Mu
Alpha Tau Omega
Rawlings Hall

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Alpha Gamma Rho
Broward Hall
T 10/25 Auditorium Drive (Turlington)
Pi Kappa Phi
Alpha Delta Pi
Beaty Towers
W 10/26 Sidewalk behind Hub
Law School
Jennings Hall


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Church
300 SW 122nd St. Gainesville,
FL 32607 Pastor Gordon Keller
332 1991. 9:45 Sunday School
Worship C@ I1am f 6pm.
Wednesday Worship C@ 7pm.
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First Baptist Church
425 W. University Ave. Downtown
and Distinctive! Sunday Worship
11:00 am Bible Study 9:30 am
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Christian Study Center
or Gainesville
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lecture. and more. Home oI
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11am. Upbeat Praise Ser-
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Lunch for college students.
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The Family Church
The Family Church is a
nondenominational.
multi-cultural Christian Church
lith great music, relevant mes-
sages, casual dress, and
friendly people. Service times
are Sarurdays at 7pm and Sun-
days at 10am. 1022 SW 122nd
Street, Gainesville. Free rides
a,.3ilable to college students.
Call 352-332-6459
tor more info. ext.19

University City
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College Ministry meets at
Lin,-erstiv City Churc:h.
bible Study Sunday at 9-303am
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Presbteriarn Church 140v W
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sunday, Worship 10:30am E 7pmT
For more info: 372-B183 or
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2 GREAT HOUSES IN NW
3/2 Tile & carpet, fenced yd, W/D, DW + den
$895 each. 1801 NW 38th Dr. Avail now:
1315 NW 39th Dr. Available Nov 1. 352-219-
6453 or 352-514-1257 11-4-12-2-

COBBLESTONE APT FOR RENT 2/2!! .
1275 sq ft. Free HBO & cable. W/D, porch,
townhouse style. 1.9 mi to UF. Pool view,
walking closets, tanning bed FREE. $1004/
mo. Call 561-602-0195. Pet Friendly. 10-
26-5-2

CHERRY TREE SUBDIVISION
3BR/2BA, 1-story, 2 car garage, quiet street,
screened porch, fenced yard, fireplace,
vaulted ceilings. Near Norton Elementary.
$1475/mo. Bob 954-383-0552 11-2-10-2

Bike to UF. 2BR/1.5BA. New kitchen. Close
to Shands. $495.00 sec W/D hookups. Call
Karen 317-4006. 3204 SW 24 Way. Agent.
10-26-5-2

FREE MONTH'S RENT 2BR/2.5BA town
home. New tile entire first floor, new carpet
entire second floor & new paint in all. W/D,
1.5 mi. to UF in NW. $750/mo (pets ok) Avail.
immed. Call 772-708-7048 11-9-21-2


511 Subleases 3


Sublease @ COUNTRYSIDE!
1Br/1Ba. in 4Br/4Ba condo.
Awesome place!
$400 all included!!
(352) 328-4551 10-27-10-3

Large (111), two houses from Norman Hall
on SW 6th Ave., carport, additional closet
w/sink, fireplace, gated covered porch, walk
to class-in 10. $500 Call Jody 352-281-5666
10-21-5-3

Studio Apt avail behind Butler Plaza from
Nov 2005 to July 2006. First mon free, sec
dep and sub fee req. Rent $419/mo and util
sep. Contact 262-2471 10-21-5-3

1BR/1BA House across the street from
campus off Univ. Available late Dec., assume
lease until 8/06. $415/mo. Length/price ne-
got. all Will @ 352-562-1191 wriccio@ufl.edu
10-28-10-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA townhouse.
Close to campus on bus rt 20. Pets welcome.
24-hr gym, pool. W/D in unit. Free internet.
$350 + 1/2 utils/OBO. Males only. Contact
Katie 352-213-5425 10-31-10-3


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2BR/2BA Furnished, all utils. incl., high spd.
internet, 5 HBO channels, W/D, no pets.
Available ASAP. $479/mo 352-514-7741 or
email heejin0615@yahoo.com 10-31-10-3

ARBOR APT. 1BR/1BA apt. All new carpets
& appliances. Available Jan. to. May. MUST
SUBLEASE $390/mo OBO. Call 321-695-
3021 10-24-5-3

New 2BR/2BA apt. Available now! Lease
ends in July. No deposit and one free month
of rent! Located at Hampton Oaks behind the
mall. $865/Mo. Contact Anna 228-547-0872
or 253-988-3584 10-24-5-3

APT FOR SUBLEASE
SunBay Apt. 1BR/1BA $460/mo. Keep de-
posit. Must sublease ASAP. Lease ends Dec.
Opt to renew. ONLY $230 for Nov. Call Nick
352-804-6429. 10-25-5-3

Countryside @ University Condo. 2
bedrooms available in 4BR/4BA for
$425/ea. Cable, water, elec incl except
phone. Call Irvin 904-610-0967 or email
icheng@bellsouth.net 11-1-10-3

Cute 1BR/1BA. 1 of 3 apts in, house on
3 acres on Archer Rd. Available now or
January. Pets welcome, no &,tra charge.
$400/mo incl cable + 1/4 utils. Call Anna at
360-770-6459 10-25-5-3

Melrose 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Furnishings,
utils, internet & cable included. W/D in unit.
B-ball, V-ball, tennis, 2 pools, spa, fitness
room, game room & computer lab. $367/mo
Available Dec Aug 916-295-4090 -10-25-
5-3

2BR/2BA TOWNHOME
Close to campus. Sublease for 10 months
OR rent 1 room. Willing to make a deal on
rent. 352-228-3847 10-27-5-3

2BR/2BA very spacious for $612/mo.
Available now!!! 352-494-3844 11-3-10-3


U Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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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/md, Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
apena13@ufl.edu 10-28-52-4

Rooms. $75-$85 P/W utilities color tv max
cab. w/m on bus r/t. 3 mi from Univ Ave +
Main St. But rent + utility. (negotiable) for one
day work. 376-0384 for all info. 11-1-30-4

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 10-28-27-4

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
10-27-23-4

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-
31-45-4

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 10-28-20-4

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
10-21-15-4

Female student fo join 2 females for own BR-
in attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave,
3mi from UF on bus rte. #43, tile/hardwood,
$275/mo+ 1/3 GRU & HSInternet-digital
cable, avail now. 381-5597 or 332-3852
11-1-20-4

Unfurnished BR for rent in brand--new spa-
cious condo w/2 female UF students. NW
55th St. Call Lisa for details @ 352-374-6636
11-7-23-4

3BR/Pvt BA. Available 1/1/06. 6-12 month
lease. Perfect for grad/intr students.
Sparkling. Furn/unfurn. Large home in
Kirkwood. $400-$500 +util. 352-375-6996 or
352-284-0979 11-15-41-4

$250 Nice large room in cool house near
UF DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great stu-
dent roommates, good study atmosphere..
Flexible lease 371-9409 10-31-15-4

Male roommate for 1 room in 2BR/2.5BA in
Victoria Station. Share kitchen, family rm.,
W/D. Community pool. $450/mo + utilities.
Avail Jan. 1 Call 954-303-1104 or 954-242-
4633 kvabraham@aol.com 11-8-20-4

DUCKPOND
Great neighborhood. 2 of 3 BR's avail: $360,
$400, $500 (pvt BA &entrance) + 1/3 utils.
Bright space, hi ceilings, carport Perfect for
artist or kind, responsible persons. 374-7038
10-25-10-4

Looking for a 3rd Female Roommate to
share beautiful 3BR/2BA condo within
Cypress Point. All util. inc., internet & cable.
On bus route 20. Close to mall. $400/mo.
Call Lauren (352)871-3831 10-21-7-4

THE LINKS @ HAILE. PLANTATION 1BR/
IBA'furn. in 2BR/2BA apt., 1st floor, huge
walk-in closet, W/D, cable, wat6r& hi spd.
internet. incl. AWESOME view. $550/mo Call
Joe 352-258-3642 10-26-10-4

Roommate needed for 3Br/2Ba apt in SW
20th Ave Now. $300 +1/3util. On UF busline.
Hl-spd Intnt, pool & TV Cable. Free UF pk.
Call 219-7309. probook2003@yahoo.com
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COUNTRYSIDE CONDO 3BR/3BA avail in
4BR/4BA Jan 1. Ethernet & util incl. W/D,
nicely furn, secure. Exercise/pool, direct bus
to UF 3 min. $465/mo/room. Vanessa 352-
217-3464.Flo 352-636-4814 10-31-11-4

1BR. avail NOW 5 min. to UF Free digital
cable. $300/mo + 1/3 util. Female or male,
non-smoker 352-332-2234, 352-514-1441
10-31-10-4

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
10-31-10-:4'

$250/mo + 1/3 until
Roommate wanted. 1 room in 3BR apt.
Archer &'34th St. area. Please call 514-4565
10-25-5-4

Female roommate wanted for 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse. Oak Forest Apts. Call Felisha @
352-284-1114 10-31-9-4

M/F roommate for unfurnished room in 3BR/
3BA. W/D, DW, pool, tennis, fitness, close to
UF $270 + shared util. Available Nov. 1st.
Terry 352-262-7778 10-25-5-4

Female roommate, student preferred,
needed to share with other female student
in a 2BR/1BA house. Avail in Nov. Hardwood
floors, W/D, fenced backyard near Ward's.
?rq25/mo + 1/2 util. Pets ok. 352-283-6304
11-8-15-4


a Real Estate


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/ivt 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 12-7-72-5

Existing condos & luxury condos near UF
at affordable prices. For more information,
visit wwvf.mattpricerealtor.com or call
today Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus
Realty Group 10-31-48-5

JACKSON SQUARE
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

CONDO FOR SALE
2BR/2.5BA, 1176 sq. ft. Built in 2002.
$150,000. Call Tony Nguyen at 407-
738-2168. For more details please visit
www.vistarealtyinc.com 10-26-15-5

3bdrm/lbth/den, 1314 sqft., remodeled,
tile floors, new carpet, near Eastside High
School, $89,900. Financing Available. For
appts. Ms. Eddie today at 352-505-4564 of-
fice, 407-722-4093 cell. 10-25-13-5

ARCHER Two story 3x1 home on 5.4 flat,
green, usable acres cross fenced barn
- paddock two 12x40' new steel storage
units many extras. AHHR @ 352-250-5138
11-2-10-5

SHERWOOD FOREST 4 2.5 1. Douglas
built home. This is the best of the best with
dozens of extras magnificent home priced,
right! AHHR @ 352-250-5138 for full details.
11-2-10-5

BIG LAKE SANTA FE 2X2X2 Lake Front
Home. Boat house pier private slip boat
barn treed beautiful elevated and .land-
scaped lot AHHR 352-250-5138 11-2-10-5

North Carolina Gated Lakefront Community
1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never
before offered with 20% pre-development
discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
5253. 10-21-1-5

WESTERN North Carolina Mountains
Cool Air, Views, Streams, Homes, Cabins,
Acreage FREE BROCHURE OF MOUNTAIN
PROPERTY (800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree. St. Murphy, N.C.
28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com. 10-21-1-5


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. ESCAPE
THE HEAT IN THE COOL BEAUTIFUL
PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS OF .WESTERN
NC. Homes, Cabins, Acreage & Investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real
Estate, Murphy www.cherokeemountainre
alty.com Call for Free Brochure (800)841-
5868. 10-21-1-5

Beautiful SW Gainesville/Paynes Prairie/
Hwy 441 20+ Dividable acre private, gated
Ranch for sale by owner Auction 10/23/05
Info rpi@bellsouth.net (352)256-2247. 10-
21-1-5

BEAUTIFUL LAKE LOTS GEORGIA'S
Finest area for Fishing & Boating. New Golf
Course on pristine Lake Russell. Owner
financing available. (706)213-6734. www.la
kerussellproperties.com. 10-21-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS 20 Ac w/50 Mile Views
- Secure -'Private Easy Access Gentle
Building Sites Towering Hardwoods Near
Asheville & Lake Lure $120,000. Pristine
Properties (800)262-4187- 10-21-1-5

GRAND OPENING! Lakefront Acreage from
$69,900. SAVE $10,000 Nov 5th & 6th.
Spectacular new waterfront community on
one of largest & cleanest mountain lakes
in America! Large, estate-size deepwater
parcels, go'geous woods, panoramic views.
Paved roads, county water, utilities. Low
financing. Call now (800)564-5092 X 266.
10-21-1-5

NC MOUNTAIN CABIN- unfurnished inside,
on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall &
large public lake nearby. $89,900 owner
(866)789-8535 www.NC77.com. 10-21-1-5

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE ACREAGE New
community. 1+ acre homesites from the
30's. Private boat slips- limited availability.
Lake access/boat ramp. Close to downtown
Chattanooga. (866)292-5769. 10-21-1-5

ASHEVILLE NC AREA- MOUNTAIN
ACREAGE 1+ acre riverfront, .mountain view
and wooded homesites from the $50s. Gated
community with custom lodge & river walk.
(866)292-5762. 10-21-1-5

NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY, Land with
spectacular views, creeks and hardwood
trees on Yung Mtn. 1-15 acres, from $25,000
to $89,000. Perfect for log cabin. (800)699-
1289 or www.riverbendlakelure.com. 10-
21-1-5

SOUTH COASTAL GEORGIA $149,900
FOR A 2+ ACRE DEEPWATER MARSH LOT
$224,900 FOR A 3+ ACRE OVERSIZED
DEEPWATER LOT 45 min from Jacksonville
/15 min from St. Simon's. Call today for ap-
pointment. Excellent Financing available.
(877)GA-OCEAN x 708. 10-21-1-5

SOUTH COASTAL GEORGIA 3+ Acres
Deepwater Ocean Access Lot from just
$240 per month!* 45 min from Jacksonville/
15 min from St. Simon's Call today for ap-
.pointment. Excellent Financing available.
(877)GA-OCEAN x 703 *monthly pmnt of
$240.32 based on $59,900 purchase price
w/10% down payment of $5,990, $53,910
. financed at 5.19% fixed (APR of 5.55%
includes 1% origination fee) for 3 yrs. 35
monthly payments of $240.32 w/ final pay-
ment of $53,910. Offer void where prohibited
by law. 10-21-1-5

Serene Mountain Golf Homesite $342/
month. Breathtaking views. Upscale golf
community set amid.Dye designed 18 hole
course in Carolina Mountains. Near Asheville
NC. A sanctioned Golf Digest Schools teach-
ing facility! Call toll-free (800)334-3253 X 974
www.cherokeevalleysc.com Price: $69,900,
10% down, balance financed at 4.94% fixed,
24 month balloon, OAC. 10-21-1-5

Coastal Georgia gated community, deep
water access, ancient oak trees, golf,
tennis, proposed pool and fitness 1 acre
homesites from the mid 70's. (877)266-7376.
WWW.COOPERSPOINT.COM. 10-21-1-5

NEW MEXICO -20 acres $39,900 Scenic
region, views, canyons, trees,, rolling hills,-
wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses, great
climate. Power, great access. 100% financing
Call (914)232-5100. 10-21-1-5


PRE-CONSTRUCTION WATERFRONT
Only 10% down 2007 completion and
Immediate Furnished Condos minutes from
Ft. Lauderdale Beach. $209K+ up. Great
rental Investment! Realtor (877)468-5687.
10-21-1-5

Coastal North Carolina Waterfront! 3+/-
Acres, $99,900 Beautifully wooded parcel
on deep boatable water with access to ICW,
Atlantic & sounds. Prime location close to
town. Paved rds, u/g utilities, county water.
Excellent financing. Call now (800)732-6601
x 1405. 10-21-1-5

Tennessee Waterfront Sale! 2.4 Acre
Waterfront $9,900! Dockable Building Lots
from $14,900! Cabin Package $54,900. Call
Now! (866)770-5263 Ext. 8. 10-21-1-5

WHITEWATER LIVING IN THE
TENNESSEE SMOKIES Gated Waterfront-
Community Riverfront and Mountain Views.
Available, Prices Starting low as $46,900.
Final Phase Limited Lots Call Now! No
Closing Costs Buy Direct From Developer
SAVE THOUSANDS $$$ (800)559-3095 ext
327 www.rivercrest.com *Some restrictions
apply. 10-21-1-5

ABSOLUTE LAND. AUCTION, Cleveland
County, NC, Lawndale Community 50 miles
west of Charlotte, NC. Tracts 10 to 28 acres,
open and wooded land with creek frontage.
Perfect for horses. Auction November 5, 10:
00 AM held at Burns Senior High School. See
details at www.woltz.com or call (800)551-
3588 for brochure:. Woltz & Associates, Inc,
Brokers & Auctioneers (NC #7560) Roanoke,
VA. 10-21-1-5


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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
352-377-9846 12-7-72-6

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-
7-72-6

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
12-7-72-6

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 12-7-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-7-72-6

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 12-
7-72-6

FUTON 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 0 Single sets $39 OKing
sets $99 From estate sale. Safe pine bunk
bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497.
CALL-A-MATTRESS 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-7-72-6

MEMORY FOAM same as Temperpedia.
Save 50% & more. Other close-outs. 0 twin
sets $89 Ofull sets $129 Oqueen sets $149
*king sets $189 Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953. We deliver.
12-7-72-6


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
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
12-7-81-6

**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
Brian 12-7-72-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
12-7-72-6

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
12-7-72-6

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
12-7-72-6

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
energy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 12-7-72-6


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**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.
12-7-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillbwtop 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.
12-7-72-6

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
12-7-72-6

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
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FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E..Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy @ Sell 12-7-59-6

LA-Z-BOY DOUBLE RECLINER
'Color is blue. $200 For more information call
Rolly at 357-239-6989 10-21-10-6

NICE SINGLE BED
Mattress, boxspring & frame. Nearly new.
COST PAY FOR THIS AD. 331-2987 10-
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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-
7-72-7

Cash Paid Laptop PCs
SALES SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 12-7-72-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
Network specialists
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Working and Non-working
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- computer/laptop repair
- virus, spyware, hardware
- $10 discounts, cheapest!
home/dorm 352-219-2980
12-7-69-7

G'ville Computer Repair
Service on all PC MAC and Networks. 1204
NW 13th St Rt #10. 352-337-2500 12-7-


DISCOUNT HI-FI
722 S. Main The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
12-7-72-8

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.
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BUILDING SALE! "Last Chance!" 20x26 Now
$3955.25x30, $5700.30x40, $8300. 40x60,
$12,900 Many Others. Meets 140 M.P.H.
Higher available. One end included. Pioneer
(800)668-5422. 10-21-1-10


Autos 3


96 CHEVY CAMARO
Straight, green, AC, tinted windows, airbags,
keyless entry, AM/FM/CD, $3500/OBO 352-
256-3170 10-21-3-12


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 Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 12-7-72-9

YIKES BIKES
Used not abused. From basic transportation
to highend stuff. All styles. Great prices. 5
blocks from UF in College Park. 870-8693
12-7-72-9

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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-7-72-10
ANTHOLOGY
by Bob Brackin
containing
"Gainesville Stories"
www.bobbrackin.com 11-18-60-10
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 12-7-71-10

KEGERATOR -
Like to drink cheap beer?
Everything you need to drink draft beer $400.
Call 352-494-4399 10-24-7-10

OPair of turntables. One Techniques Fine
Culture, one Gemini TT 2000 and one car-
rying coffin. In good shape $250 *40 gallon
aquarium w/wrought iron stand $50 Call
Alexa 281-1588 10-26-5-10

*NEW GATOR LOGO ITEM.
Cool Hand Painted Bamboo Curtains.
Excellent for dorm, home, party room or gift!-
GO TO: www.pikopro.com
11-15-20-10

TILES
Save $100's on Tavertine or granite for your
next job/project. Call Joel at 359-3216 at
Jackson LLC. 11-2-10-10
Auction November 5, 10 a.m. 226+/- acres,
irrigated, farm equipment, steel warehouse.
10% BP Rowell Auctions, Inc. (800)323-8388
www.rowellauctions.com GAL AU-C002594.
10-21-1-10
ALL CASH CANDY. ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 10-21-1-10

Orange County Choppers Distributors
Needed for OCC Energy Drink product.
$15,000 req'd for Inventory, Protected
Territory &TV Exposure.YOU CAN'T LOSE!!
(888)216-5831. 10-21-1-10
LOCAL VENDING ROUTE. Soda, snacks,
candy, juices, water, great equip. and servic-
es, financing available w/$7,500 down. Call
(877)843-8726 -- #BO2002-037. 10-21-1-10
ALL CASH BUSINESS! Local Candy
Vending Route! $50K/yr Potential. Includes'
30 Machines + Candy. $9,895. Call Now!
(800)704-5414. H05002327523. 10-21-
1-10
Serious entrepreneur? THIS is it. Most
powerful compensation plan on the planet.
No selling. Not MLM. Proven way to earn
a VERY substantial income. Call: (800)775-
0723 www.WinWindow.com. 10-21-1-10
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct,
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 10-21-
1-10
ALL STEEL BLDGS! UP TO 50% OFF!!
Engineered for Hurricane Coast! Ship
Factory Direct for quick delivery. 24x30 Up
to 100x200! Call Now! (800)499-6401 Eddie.
10-21-1-10


*WE PAY CASH*
Motorcycles, Mopeds For unwanted vehicles
M o r MO d Any year, make, model, mileage, condi-
tion. Free towing. Up to $250 for junkers
** SCOOTERS ** Call 407-756-9100
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC 12-7-34-12


SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-7-72-11

*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
www.swampcycles.com
12-7-72-11
***SOLANO CYCLE***.
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.
12-7-88-11
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. Will beat all Gainesville competitor's
prices on similar models. 12-7-84-11

2004 Keen 202T Scooter
935 miles. Yellow and black. Tag & title
included. Owned by UF grad. 45-50 mph.
$700/OBO. Call after 5pm at 870-7714 10-
26-5-11

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FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
ORunning or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-7-72-12
CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-7-72-12
**FAST CASH PAID**
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & Up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
12-7-72-12
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-7-72-12

Best Cars Lowest Prices
www.39thaveimports.com
12-7-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 12-7-
72-12

2002 Honda Accord EX Coupe
43K Miles Excellent Cond. Auto A/C, CD,
moon roof, steal at $12,000 OBO Call 352-
870-2666 10-21-5-12

FORD TAURUS GL WAGON 96
1 owner, 105k mi, 3 ltrN-6, 20-28 mpg, 3rd
seat, automatic. Good condition. $3000/
OBO. Call 352-495-3324 10-24-5-12
1998 DODGE NEON
- Black, manual, 17" rims, reliable and
clean. Great on gas. 106k miles. $2,000
OBO Call 352-359-5399 or e-mail
yceevo@hotmail.com 10-24-5-12


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122K miles. Asking $1500 OBO
Good condition
Call 352-846-5369 or email
kia2go@hotmail.com 10-27-5-12

Wf 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.
10-28-73-13
Blind lady needs health majors interested
in walking at lease three times a week. Call
352-219-6948. Thanks. 10-28-73-13

WANT TO BUY
BROKEN XBOX, PSP, DS
352-317-6601 12-7-36-13

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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.com
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! $250. 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-
7-72-14
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/
employment 12-7-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture -
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
7-72-14
BARTENDING'.
.$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-7-72-14


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SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
12-7-72-14

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.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
12-7-72-14

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 avonbyemma@hotmail.com. 12-7-
72-14

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
10-31-66-14

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

www.GatorHospitalityJobs.com
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

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
12-7-72-14

CASH!!
Tired of sitting around w/qut 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.
12-7-72-14

Telephone Interviewing
NO SALES
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Sruvey Research Center
M-F 9:30am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Must work eve/wknd
12-7-71-14


Attention Smokers!
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
352-378-4156.10-31-41-14

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

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.
ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com or call 328-
4944 9-3-15-14

HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12-14/hr.
Call California Chicken Grill 378-2442
12-7-59-14


GATOR DOMINOS
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-7-65-14

Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers for all positions. Cashiers (fullday
availability) & lineworkers. (AM 8:30-1) &
(PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW 4th Blvd. Across
from Home Depot. No phone calls please.
12-7-55-14

PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person. Windmeadows Apt. 2712
SW 34th St. DFWP. 10-31-28-14

Get Paid To Drive A Brand New Car!
Now paying drivers $800-$3200 a month.
Pick up your free car key today.
www.freecarkey.com 11-8-35-14 ,

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 @
352-871-4489 12-7-50-14

Now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS at Dirty
Birds 1802 W. University Ave. 352-271-9555.
Also looking for NEW BANDS. Drop off
Demo. 10-28-23-14

Bartending Jobs
Up to $300/shift. Many Positions Avail.
No exp. req. FT/PT. 1-800-806-0082 ext
1516 12-7-41-14

HUNGRY HOWIES is now hiring
Cash paid daily. Drivers & inside workers
.needed. Flexible schedule. Full & part time
avail. Apply in person 3105 SW 34th St.
11-4-20-14

PART TIME WAREHOUSE POSITION
AVAIL National company, flexible hours.
(M-F) 20-25 hrs/wk. Apply in person at
3005 SW Williston Rd or send resume:
kunietis@rexelusa.com 10-21-10-14

DEMOCRATIC CALL CENTER
Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus. 352-
371-5888 X 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive.
1.1-7-20-14

PT CLEANING SERVICE
Flexible hours. Great for college students.
Excellent pay. No exp. nec. 378-8252 10-
24-10-14

Tutors needed at local schools for No Child
Left Behind Program. Hourly rate is $10-25.
Must be available after school or Saturdays.
Email resume to childstartlearning@yahoo.c
om 10-24-10-14

Now hiring experienced LINE COOKS.
Competitive salary, paid vacation, insurance.
Full or part time availability. Apply in person
to Rafferty's Restaurant. 3410 SW Archer
Rd., Behind the CVS. 10-25-10-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com
Flexible schedule, great opportunity.
For infor. contact Meghan 379-3663
10-31-14-14


FINANCE TUTOR
I will pay well for your time to help student
taking Finance FIN 3403.
Fax 352-335-8566 or e-mail to
STEVEGVL@hotmail.com
10-31-14-14

LEASING AGENT
20-25 hrs./wk. 1PM-7PM Availability.
Personality plus. Fax resume 332-0895
DFWP 10-26-10-14

CASHIER PT, approx. 25hrs./wk. Mornings,
afternoons or evenings. ADA'S CLOTHES
REPAIR 336-0164 12-7-35-14

Local Church Looking for Nursery Attendants
Sunday 7:30AM-12:30PM $10/hr. Contact
Pastor Mike Lozano @ (352) 378-2915
10-27-11-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed. 13th St.
Dominos now hiring 10 drivers. Closing driv-
ers earn $100 to $125 each night. Apply @
2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337 11-2-15-14


Proffesional Waitstaff
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus is looking for experienced, profes-
sional waitstaff for a new bistro. Must have
exceptional customer service skills and a
knowledge of wines. Pay is based on experi-
ence, we offer competitive benefits and a
great working environment. Apply online at
www.gatordining.com 10-26-10-14


Classic Fare Catering, located on the UF
Campus,' is looking for baquet staff and
supervisors. Flexible hours, competitive pay
and a great working environment. No experi-
ence necessary, we will train. Apply in person
at the Classic Fare Catering Office located on
the first floor of Reitz Union or apply online at
www.gatordining.com 10-26-10-14


Professional Bartenders:
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional full and part time bartenders. Must
have exceptional customer service skills and
a knowledge of wines. Pay is based on ex-
perience, we offer competitive benefits and
a great working environment. Apply online at
www.gatordining.com 10-26-10-14


Are you America's Next TOP Personality?
Earn $70 for a 5 hour event!
Promoting brands by
Distributing samples/brochures
and demonstrating products to
consumers. Part-time, weekends,
and typically 4-6 hours. Apply online
www.eventsandpromotions.com
11-15-23-14


Now Hiring Cooks, Apply Between 2 & 4
Mon-Fri, Calico Jacks 3501 SW 2nd Ave
Creekside Mall. 10-27-10-14


COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8+ while having fun! Positions begin
immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our website.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then go
to Creamery and choose Job Center (ap-
plications only; include email. address. NO
RESUMES.) Nights and weekends a must.
18+ only. 10-21-6-14


DELIVERY PERSONS WITH VEHICLE
WANTED to distribute telephone directories
throughout G'ville area. For more info call
1-800-388-8255 x80542 10-26-9-14


Catering Help
Wait Staff/Dishwashers/Bartenders
Great Environment/Wknds./Flex. Hrs
No Phone Calls/Must Have Experience.
E-mail references to
events@sweetwaterinn.com
10-21-5-14


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 5 pm
Monday through Thursday and leave a mes-
sage. EOE/DFWP 10-21-5-14


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NANNIES NEEDED
Mid-day hours and on weekends. $8/hr.
Deputy & UF Professor employers. Email:
dr.snipes@gmail.com 10-24-5-14

EXPERIENCED LOAN OFFICER NEEDED
Office space included. Up to 65% commis-
sion. Call 352-505-4564 or email:
contactus@ffmgionline.com 10-26-7-14,

MECHANICAL ENGINEER
NO DEGREE REQUIRED. $10/hr. Call Josh
for details. 352-258-0496 10-24-5-14


LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is
looking for a mature and dedicated individ-
ual to fill a part time position as Call Center
Operator. Position responsibilities will include
answering telephones, data entry and other
receptionist duties. The position will require
some nighttime hours as well as weekends.
Applicants should fax a cover letter and
resume to Sharra Luke @ 352-334-7763 or
fill out an application at 4039 West Newberry
Road, Gainesville, FL 32607. EOE/DFWP
10-21-5-14

WAREHOUSE STAFF!!
PT inventory control, flexible hours.
Great job for students! Will work around
class schedule. Apply at Concessions
Office, South End Zone Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium next to the Gator Sport Shop.
10-21-5-14

EVENT SUPERVISORS!l
PT Supervisors needed. Days, nights,
weekends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job!
Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill next to the Gator Sport
Shop 10-21-5-14

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING CLERK
For site work construction office. Quickbooks
experience preferred. Ideal for business or
accounting major. Flexible hours. $8-$12/hr
Call 335-1711 10-21-5-14

GATORFOOD.COM is seeking an enthusi-
astic energetic individual for a PT Advertising
Sales position. If interest please contact
Meghan @ 379-9600 for details 10-21-5-14

TRAVEL ADVISOR
STA Travel, theworld's largest student travel
organization, has a full time travel advisor
position open in our U of FL branch. The ide-
al applicant thrives in customer service and
sales, is well traveled and PC proficient, has
a student mentality, and enjoys a challenge.
Salary $16,000 + commission. Interested
applicants should email a cover letter and
resume tojobs@statravel.com. 10-21-5-14

LEGAL ASSISTANT for P/I Law Office.
Will train bright, energetic recent college
grad. Fax resume to Lynn 352-335-2272
10-21-5-14

PAINTER 02B Kids is hiring a painter. Apply
at 6680 W. Newberry Road or any location,
or call 338-9660 x 14 for info. 10-21-5-14

GYMNASTICS DIRECTOR
02B Kids is hiring a director for our gymnas-
tics program. Apply at 6680 W. .Newberry
Road or any location, or call 338-9660 x14
for info. 10-21-5-14

AFTER SCHOOL COUNSELOR OR
SCIENCE TEACHER 02B Kids is hiring!
Apply at 6680 W. Newberry Road or any
location, or call 338-9660 x 14 for info.
10-21-5-14


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Help publicize www.foxliberal.com. ALSO
GRAPHIC STUDENT. Design polital t-shirts.
Flexible hours, work @ any location. Some
pay. 371-9409 10-24-5-14

Office Assistant/Courier: Full-Time Position.
Must possess typing and computer skills and
be proficient in MS Excel & Word.

Good organizational skills a necessity.
Courier and delivery responsibilities included
- must have reliable transportation, some-
times heavy lifting. Position available imme-
diately. Fax resume with contact information
to 377-6602. Attn:Gina. 10-24-5-14

JIMMY JOHNS SANDWICHES
DELIVERY DRIVER, IN SHOP, MANAGERS.
-All shifts PT/FT. Apply in person 1724 W.
University Ave. G-ville 10-24-5-14

ALL POSITIONS NEEDED
Some exp. necessary. ON THE BORDER.
Apply in person. 3100 SW Archer Road
10-24-5-14

New Scooters 4 Less is looking for a part
time mechanic. Must have knowledge of 2 &
4 stroke engines. Training provided. Relaxed
and fun environment. Call 336-1271 to set up
an interview. 11-18-24-14

MELTING POT
Help wanted for dishwasher/food prep. FT or
PT evenings only, starting at $7.00/hr. Apply
within 418 E University Ave. M-Th., 1-3pm.
10-25-5-14

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program
in Linguistics is looking for people to par-
ticipate in a listening experiment. You can
earn $10/hr by participating in a study
of the perception of speech sounds from
foreign languages. If you are interested in
participating, please contact Jenna Silver:
jenlsilver@yahoo.com 11-2-10-14

Answer multi-lirne phone, greet visitors,
schedule appointments, filing, and additional
duties as assigned. Must be willing to work
out class schedule with other part-time re-
ceptionist to ensure coverage of:office from
8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Must be willing to work
during University breaks. 20 hours per week.
Must be at senior standing in Fall 2005 and
have a minimum 3.0 GPA. PC skills and
knowledge of basic office equipment, i.e. fax
and copy machine helpful. Email resume to
tracyhicks@cba.ufl.edu or fax to 392-7962.
Salary is!$9.00/hour. 10-26-6-14

GRAPHIC DESIGNER needed for monthly
real estate publication. Must have experi-
ence in Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop* and
Quark Xpress. Web experience preferred.
Flexible hours and work schedule. FAX
resume 'and cover letter to (352) 472-7122
or e-mail ken@realestatepremier.com 10-
21-3-14

FT Veterinary Receptionist
Call for information 318-1247 11-3-11-14

Part-time Positions for Analytical Lab. Need
to work Monday Friday, Flexible hours at
lease 5 hours per day. Email resume to
janies@abcr.com. 10-25-5-14 .

PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER.
Downtown preschool needs nurturing af-
ternoon assistant teacher. Must have exp
w/young children. Excellent working environ-
ment. 376-1818 10-26-5-14





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SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM VARIOUS,
LOCATIONS
* ACTIVITY LEADERS $10/hr Bach.
Desired or successful exp or training
working w/children.
* AIDE $7.84/hr HS or equiv exp as
teacher aide or combo of training and
exp working w/children.
Hours required- M,T, Th,F 1:45 5:30, Wed
- 12:30 5:30 pm
DRUG TESTING REQUIRED BACK-
GROUND CHECK CONDUCTED AA/EOE.
CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION.
Submit application, resume, 3 reference let-
ters, & transcript to: SBAC Personnel, 620 E.
University Ave. 10-21-2-14

WANTED Waitstaff and kitchen personnel
at The Clubhouse Grille. 5112 NW 34th St.,
across from theYMCA. Between the hours of
2&4pmM-F. 11-2-10-14

Accounting Students needed for busy CPA
Firm, who are reliable, detail oriented and
able to multi-task. Should possess strong
organizational skills, outstanding phone eti-
quette, outgoing personality and professional
experience. Previous computer experience
necessary (Word and Excel). 15-20 hours/
week minimum. E-mail resume and avail-
ability to Rachel at rdbarten@abgcpa.com
10-24-3-14


RECEPTIONIST
Engineering firm. Parttime up to'20hrs/week.
M-F. 352-367-0019 10-26-5-14

SALES ASSOCIATE FOR GROUPS
Previous hotel sales experience preferred.
Hourly & bonus. Apply in person: 4021 SW
40th Blvd. 11-2-10-14

DELIVER FEMA RV's FOR PAY! A
NATIONAL RV delivery service has immedi-
ate needs for qualified contractors to deliver
"new" RV trailers from factories and dealers
to Hurricane relief sites. This is a great way
for you to help the victims. Please log on
today: www.horizontransport.com. 10-21-
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Sabrina V.

Young *

Black Female
(DOB 1/1/79); 5'03",
160 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Felony Violation of Probation
Warrant for Possession of a
Controlled Substance


ALACHUA COUNTY

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


CDLA OTR DRIVERS TEAMS .50
CPM SOLOS .34 CPM 100% DROP &
HOOK HEALTH BENEFITS ASSIGNED
EQUIPMENT REQUIRE- 1 YEAR OTR
HAZMAT & DOUBLES (321)202-4406. 10-
21-1-14

STABLE CAREER- IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!
Positions available for Experienced CDL
Holders. Also Company Funded Truck
Driver Training offered. Financial assistance
for Hurricane Victims. (877)PRIME-JOB.
www.primeinc.com. 10-21-1-14

S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Drivers. HOME
WEEKENDS. Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K.
Trainees Welcome. Miami area- exp. req. 21
min age/Class-A CDL Cypress Truck Lines
(800)545-1351. 10-21-1-14

Driver- COVENANT TRANSPORT. Excellent
Pay & Benefits for Experienced Drivers,
0/0, Solos, Teams & Graduate Students.
Bonuses Available. Refrigerated Now
Available. (888)MORE PAY (888-667-3729).
10-21-1-14

Driver- NOW HIRING QUALIFIED DRIVERS
for Central Florida Local & National OTR
positions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat,
no pumps, great benefits, competitive pay
& new equipment. Need 2 years experience.
all Bynum Transport for your opportunity to-
day. (800)741-7950. 10-21-1-14

Now Hiring for 2005 Postal Positions $17.50-
$59.00+/hr. Full Benefits/Paid Training
and Vacations No Experience Necessary
(800)584-1775 Reference # 5600. 10-21-
1-14

MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS & MODELS!
Make $75-$250/day. All ages and faces
wanted! No exp. Required. FT/PT! (800)714-
7565. 10-21-1-14

LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
is looking for WAITSTAFF w/experience.
DISHWASHER also. Apply in -person be-
tweeen 1-4pm 7038 NW 10th Place behind
Red Lobster 10-27-5-14


$600 WEEKLY Working through the gov-
ernment part-time. No Experience. A lot of
Opportunities. (800)493-3688 Code J-14.
10-21-1-14

$996.00 WEEKLY INCOME mailing our sales
brochures. Genuine opportunity. No personal
selling or advertising. Supplies provided.
$250.00 Sign-up Bonus Call (702)988-0187
(24 hours). 10-21-1-14

VALET PARKING
Full time & part time. Must be customer-ori-
ented & dependable. Call & leave message
for Andy 1-888-463-1954 ext 205. Good Pay!
10-24-2-14

SPRING BREAK DAYTONA
Best Hotels, Lowest Rates
1-800-881-9173
www.daytonawelcomecenter.com
FL Seller of Travel Reg No ST14611
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AAA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo.
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
12-7-72-15


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 12-7-72-15

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079.12-7-72-15

** BELLY DANCE **.
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
12-7-72-15


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FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
12-7-72-15


Stringing If anybody can string rackets low,
EZ Tennis can string them lower. Ready in
24hrs. Express stringing avail upon request.
We have more string than all local stores
combined, please stop by or call 372-2257
10-21-42-15

Why buy mart-cheap rackets? You can
upgrade at EZ Tennis & pay less. Stop wast-
ing money. Our name is EZ and our game
is Tennis. Call them and call us. 372-2257
.10-21-42-15

Rackets Tennis Racquetball Squash
- Badmitton Table Tennis. Lowest prices in
town. EZ Tennis will gladly beat lower inter-
net prices. Call us at 372-2257 10-21-42-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-7-72-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 10/3/05.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
12-7-71-15

NEED GAS?
Car hot? Lose your cool!
Call Rick-I'm quick! RICK'S MOBILE AUTO
A/C, All Freons-oils, computer diagnosis
40 years experience 213-2665
12-7-71-15.

MUSIC STUDIES
Guitar, piano and bass. All serious students
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005 ALLIGATOR, 21



Gold medalist Lochte to sit out weekend meet


* UF WOMEN'S TEAM DEFEATED SMU
125-118 ON THURSDAY.

By RACHEL ROBINS
Alligator Writer

The UF men's and women's swimming
and diving teams are heading to the Lone
Star State, but they will be without their big-
gest cowboy.
UF senior and Olympic gold medalist
Ryan Lochte will not be participating in this
weekend's contest against California and
Texas.
Lochte jammed his shoulder in last week's
competition. He swam in the first meet
against Virginia, but sat out the next day


at South Carolina. Coach Gregg Troy is not
overly concerned with the injury but decided
not to bring Lochte to Texas.
"If this was the end of the year, he would
go, but it is not worth it now," Troy said.
With Lochte out, the men's team (2-0, 1-0
SEC) will rely on other swimmers to fill the
void.
Bradley Ally and Darian Townsend have
already started the season strong.
"Bradley's performance was outstanding,
but I think he could be better," Troy said.
"Training is more important than the actual
events. We have to figure out what [Ally] is
best at."
However, Ally was just thankful to be able
to participate in his collegiate debut.
"I was happy that I was healthy," he said.


Townsend, on the other hand, benefited
from having one season already on the
books.
"[Townsend] is han-
dling the whole training
dynamic better," Troy said.
"Maturity is probably the
key word."
Troy believes Townsend
has ability to make up
for the loss of Lochte this
Troy weekend.
"With Ryan being out, we have to step
up," Townsend said
In addition, Troy mentions Brian Hartley
as another swimmer that will be vital to the


Gators success.
The women's


team (2-0, 1-0 SEC) also


has problems to solve. The team brought 24
women to Southern Methodist for Thursday's
125-118 win against the Mustangs. The eight
fastest swimmers will compete today in the
Dallas Classic.
This proves to be a problem for Troy, who
has to be in two places at once.
While part of the women's team is in
Dallas, the men's team will be competing in
Austin.
Troy decided to travel with the men,
because the women have the lighter meet,
with only eight swimmers racing. Assistant
coaches Martyn Wilby and Hollie Bonewit
will take Troy's place.
Even though Troy will not be at the wom-
en's meet, he expects certain swimmers to
build upon their season-opening success.


Freshman known for offense


Inconsistent guard play hindering development


O-LINE, from-page 23


"I wish someone would've
shown us something," Hevesy said.
"We went into that game without
looking at one shot of how they
defend empty. That's one of the
faux pas, I guess, you get seeing the
first snap."
Part of the problem, Meyer said,
was that the Tigers had seen few
empty backfield sets this season
under first-year defensive coordina-
tor Bo Pelini, who came to LSU after
serving as defensive coordinator at
Oklahoma in 2004 and Nebraska
in 2003.
"We made a million phone calls
to find out what he had done in the
past," Meyer said.
Still, Degory said preparation
wasn't the issue.
"They didn't really catch us by
surprise," Degory said. "[Offensive.
coordinator Dan] Mullen and
Coach Hevesy prepared us for al-
most anything. I think once we got
out there, we didn't do the stuff we
know how to do."
And empty backfield or not,
the Tigers still brought pressure.
The key, Hevesy said, is executing
quicker passing plays.
"You could still always be
short," Hevesy said. "We went to
six a couple times, and they brought
seven. We've got to have hot routes
built to get rid of the ball fast."
But according to Meyer and
Leak, those kinds of quick outlets,
such as slants and hitches, are in
place. It's just that receivers have
had trouble spontaneously adjust-
ing when such plays are needed.
"Receivers have to-make their
adjustments on the go sometimes,"
Leak said. "We're getting better at
that. Receivers are getting more
comfortable reading those cover-
ages and getting open."
To make matters worse, the
coaching staff is still tinkering to
find a stable combination of its oft-
injured guards.
The Gators experienced their
fifth different combination of,
guards this season, with junior
Steve Rissler and senior Tavares
Washington starting against LSU.


Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
Offensive tackle Randy Hand looks to throw a block against Missis-
sippi State. UF's offensive line is struggling in a new system.


play we're trying to find the
right combination."
Despite all the scheme and
personnel-problems they've faced
through their first seven games,
UF's offensive linemen remain
motivated by a new, more personal
goal.
"We have four games left in the
season, and we're going to try to
prove everybody wrong," Degory
said. "That's the big focus for us
offensively, to show that this really
works."


The duo looks to remain in the
starting lineup, as freshman Jim
Tartt is suffering from a sprained
ankle.
Denying a sufficient amount-
of experience to any candidate,
the shuffling at guard has further
hindered the adjustment of the
offensive line to a new offensive
system.
"Guard play has been a little
spotty," Meyer said. "Our tackles
actually played one of their better
games against LSU. But our guard


HODGE, from page 23

Before he ever arrived in
the United States, however,
he had his sights set on the
Gators.
"I always said that I was
coming here," Hodge said.
"In my freshman year, I was
in Puerto Rico, and we used
to do the press that Florida
did, and we had the same
uniforms at my high school.
"So when I came [to
America], I told my coach
that I want to go to Florida,
arid then my coach said
'Alright, you need to work
hard.'"
While it was initially dif-
ficult for Hodge to be away
from his family, their support
helped him get through the
challenges. ,
"The first year it was
hard," Hodge said. "But I
know that they support me,
and my mom, she said, 'You
need to do what you want to
do,' so she helped me a lot,
and I know she is going to be


over there all the time."
Having attained a good
grasp of the English lan-
guage, Hodge will be expect-
ed to contribute right away
for the Gators. With Taurean
Green expected to start at the
point, the Gators are wonder-
ing whether Hodge will con-
tribute as a pure point guard
like Green or a proven scorer
in the mold of Roberson.

"[1 moved] to learn
English, to get a good
education, and I want-
ed to play basketball"
Walter Hodge
UF guard

"I'm hoping Walter can
be that [scorer], but he hasn't
proven that yet, and my ex-
pectation on him is 'not that
he needs to do that," UF
coach Billy Donovan said. "I
think Walter has to come in
and be solid and be sound
and someone that we can rely
on, and if he is open, knock
down shots."


on, instead of pumping his. shoulder with anti-inflammato-
. ries, inject his legs with WD-40. We all know it's not Leak's
fault that he doesn't sport the Michael Vick wheels neces-
sary in the spread, so the coaching staff should compensate
and loosen up those joints.
Scrimmage against Kentucky before every game.
Think of the confidence it would build with Leak and Co.
by the time the real games come around. All Jeremy Foley
has to do is promise the Wildcats some reading classes and
they'll be sprinting down. to Gainesville.
Throw it to the tallest player on the first play of
the game. OK, so that's a cheap way to get Tate Casey the
ball, but do you have any better ideas? 3r
Make linebacker Earl Everett the third-down back.
You saw him rush for 32 yards on -that fake punt against
Alabama.
X Give the ball to Hetland at the 30-yard line. It's
become quite obvious he has become UF's MVP. Forget the
end zone just get to the 30-yard line, and UF will have
itself a guaranteed 47-yarder every time.
Or the Gators could just blame their woes on Ni.ke and
forfeit the season.



ANASTASIS, from page 23





22, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005

UF So t'

Gators try to salvage SEC season against LSU


By SPENCER DAVIS-VANNESS
Alligator Writer
sdvanness@alligator.org

After a season's worth of talk
about Southeastern Conference
regular season titles, the No. 19
UF soccer team saw their cham-
pionship dreams all but elimi-
nated wi one afternoon of pure
shutout frustration in Sunday's
1-0 loss to Mississippi.
In Coach Becky Burleigh's
words, the Gators simply "blew
it."
After being held without a
goal for the first time in more
than a year, the Gators (10-4-1,
5-2-1 SEC) were forced to face
the reality that, barring nothing
short of a miracle, this season
would end without an SEC title
once again.
* But Burleigh insists there's
still plenty to play for.
From a perspective of prag-
matism alone, Burleigh said she
would like her team focus on
seeding for an impending run in
the SEC Tournament, a tourna-
ment the Gators won last year
after a similarly disappointing
regular season.
"The higher the seed, the bet-
ter the draw you're going to get,
and the fact is that all of these
games coming up are important
to us in the NCAA Tournament
as well," Burleigh said. "We still


have a lot of things to play for."
Playing another pair of con-
ference opponents this weekend,
the Gators won't have the pres-
sure of being the SEC favorites
for the first time this season.
"I don't think depth is a
problem with us, and I feel
like every week someone
steps up to score some
goals."
Melanie Booth
UF junior forward

Tonight, UF will go up against
a Louisiana State (6-7-2, 2-5-1
SEC) team that is an under-the-
radar threat for Burleigh and her
squad.
"LSU is an .up-and-coming
team," she said. "They started off
the season slow, but they have a
new coach. They're trying to put
in a new system, and I think
'they're starting to come around.
"I thought they were one of
the best teams we played in the
SEC all last year."
That message should resonate
well with the team.
Senior forward Jessica Young
said that this team's struggles
have come from periodic lapses
of motivation rather than a lack
of talent.
"It doesn't seem to. matter
who our competition is, it just


matters who shows up to play.
And if we all show up to play,
and we're all there to win, then
I think we've already proved
we can beat tough opponents,"
she said.
The Gators also will travel to
Fayetteville, Ark., on Sunday to
take on the Razorbacks.

MORE INJURIES: The Gators lost
yet another offensive threat dur-
ing last Sunday's match.
After a recent slew of injuries
allowed Bianca Gibbs to see in-
creased playing time, the sopho-
more forward suffered an injury
of her own. Gibbs hyperextend-
ed her knee against Mississippi,
leaving her status uncertain for
tonight's game. However, she
did practice with the team on
Wednesday.
Burleigh said Gibbs might
play this weekend.
-Freshman forward Ameera
Abdullah,. who has sat out with
a stress fracture, will be re-evalu-
ated today but will not take the
field this weekend.
Even with the ever-growing
list of injuries, junior Melanie
Booth remains confident that the
offense has yet to reach its break-
ing point.
"I don't think depth is a prob-
lem with us, and I feel like every
week someone steps up to score
some goals," Booth said.


Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
Bianca Gibbs moves the ball upfield against Loyola on Sept. 9. She
could miss tonight's game against LSU with a hyperextended knee.


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Offensive line suffers growing pains in new system


By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org

These days it's difficult to tell whether
Chris Leak takes more hits on or off the foot-
ball field.
The quarterback has withstood a whirl-
wind of criticism after his 11-for-30, 107-yard
outing against Louisiana State on Saturday.
But don't blame the signal caller, says of-
fensive lineman Mike Degory.
"Our job is to give Chris as much time as


possible," said the senior center. "And we
haven't been living up to our part of the bar-
gain."
The Gators' offensive line has allowed
a Southeastern Conference-worst 24 sacks
this season, including four in losses to LSU
and Alabama and five during a win against
Tennessee.
With protection that porous, Leak's anemic
numbers don't surprise Coach Urban Meyer.
"We're not protecting [Leak] very well,"
Meyer said. "What happens is a quarterback
gets spooked, and even when he's protected,


"Our job is to give Chris as much
time as possible. We haven't
[lived] up to our part of the bar-
gain. "
Mike Degory
UF center

his feet aren't going to get set."
According to offensive line coach John
Hevesy, UF's pass-protection breakdowns are
primarily the result of mental errors.


"Mentally, there are still a few [mistakes],"
Hevesy said. "[We're] still learning the scheme
in some of the empty [backfield] protecting."
Blocking without running backs in the
backfield is a staple in the spread offense,
as five-receiver formations often are used to
stretch the field. Every time the Gators lined
up with an empty backfield on Saturday, the
Tigers made them pay, unleashing a six-man
rush against a five-man offensive front.
Apparently, UF hadn't seen game film of
how LSU would react in such a situation.
SEE O-LINE, PAGE 21


UF MEN'S BASKETBALL

Hodge looks to .contribute


Superstition or bust for UF


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Writer

For most students, the tran-
sition between high school and
college is difficult enough. Even
the largest high schools with a
few thousand students pale in
comparison to the 48,000-stu-
dent fish bowl that is UF.
Add in a language barrier
and the pressures of stepping


onto a defending Southeastern
Conference-championship team,
and you get Walter Hodge, the
Gators new 6-foot guard from
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
There's plenty of lofty ex-
pectations for Hodge, who is
expected to help UF make up for
the loss of Anthony Roberson.
It's a tall task for a freshman,
and the transition from high
school to college is something


Kim Klement/ Alligator
Walter Hodge performs a drill during Madness 2005. He will try
to help fill the void left by Anthony Roberson's departure.


that the. Florida Air Academy
graduate has taken in stride.
"The first week it was hard
because it's a big change from
high school to college," Hodge
said. "But everybody is helping
me, and it's going good."
Hodge arrived at UF with a
high school resume that would
make any college recruiter
drool.
He averaged 25.4 points per
game, 5.4 steals and 4.2 assists
his senior season as he led FAA,
to a 29-0 mark and a state cham-
pionship.
He was named both the
- Florida Gatorade Player of the
Year and MVP of the state tour-
nament after scoring 33 points in
the title game, a 74-69 win over
Jacksonville Ribault.
Getting to that point, how-
ever, was not easy.
Hodge moved to Melbourne
from Puerto Rico after his fresh-
man year of high school without
his immediate family.
"[I moved] to learn English,
to get a good education, and
I wanted to play basketball"
Hodge said.
Hodge took official visits to
UF and Auburn while in high
school, but he didn't sign his
letter of intent until the spring
signing period in April.
Rightuntil the end, Hodgehad
programs such as Connecticut,
Maryland, Massachusetts and
Kansas where his former high
school teammate Sasha Kaun
plays on his trail.

SEE HODGE, PAGE 21


He won't wear Adidas.
Have you heard
of him, this Jerry
Nichols from Arkansas State,
who refuses to play in Adidas
shoes?
He says the shoes triggered
two knee operations that
would sideline him.
Spoiled or superstitious?
Athletes are probably both,
b u t
it's the
super-
stitious
part that
scares
Louis me.
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UF forward Adrian Moss.
Wait, you can't look at him.
The senior removed himself
from the cover of this year's
media guide because, well,
being seen by people caused
a chemical chain reaction that
resulted in a herniated disc
last season.
Then there's UF kicker
Chris Hetland. The 9-for-9
field goal specialist may actu-
ally be on to something with
his superstition. Hetland lath-
ers up with a hot bath three
hours before every game.
Rumor has it that a deal with
Caress is in the works.
But it's not just collegiate
athletes who have been bit by


the superstition bug.
NHL goaltender Patrick
Roy used to talk to the goal-
posts.
Hall of Famer and former
Devil Ray Wade Boggs ate a
chicken before every game.
And then there's the
Angels' Steve Finley. Finley
wears a little leather mineral
pouch that supposedly scares
away injury. After Finley re-
ceived the pouch from Craig
Counsell in 2002, he hit over
.350 for the following three
months.
All of this begs one obvious
question: Is there anything
superstitious UF's offense
can do to spook the demons
away? Here's a list of rituals
the Gators may want to turn
to if they don't want to feast
on Outback Bowl Bloomin'
Onions this New Years.
Smother UF's de-
fensive line and linebackers
with barbecue sauce during
practice. That's right you
think the offensive linemen
will shy away from protect-
ing Chris Leak if the defense
is smothered with more flavor
than a luscious wings ap-
petizer? Offensive line coach
John Hevesy could mix things
up too. Make Mondays ranch
days, Tuesdays blue cheese
days, etc.
Shoot Leak up before
every game. Except from now
SEE ANASTASIS, PAGE 21


N With Hurricane Wilma head-
ing toward Florida, the Dolphins-
Chiefs game has been resched-
uled for tonight at 7 p.m. Check
local listings for more info.


B Volleyball: Arkansas vs. UF
O'Connell Center, 7 p.m.

E Soccer: LSU vs. UF
Pressly Stadium, 6:30 p.m


* Saturday's top NCAA Football Games:

No. 10 Texas Tech vs. No. 2 Texas 3:30, ABC
No. 17 Tennessee vs. No. 5 'Bama 3:30 CBS
No. 16 Auburn vs. No. 7 LSU 7:45 ESPN


U 1989: Junior tailback Emmitt Smith
rushes for a UF record 316 yards in the
Gators' 27-21 win against New Mexico.
Smith still holds UF's record for most ca-
reer rushing touchdowns with 3.


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24, ALLIGATOR I FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2005


VOLLEYBALL

UF, LSU focused on weather


By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Writer

Jane Collymore, Marcie
Hampton, Angie McGinnis and the
rest of the Gators have been making
quick work of their opponents this
season.
But it might ultimately be Wilma
who will determine whether this
weekend will be cut short. -
Two of the top teams in the
Southeastern Conference West will
-be visiting the O'Connell Center this
weekend to take on the No. 4 UF
volleyball team (18-1, 8-0).
The Gators will host a hot
Arkansas team (13-7, 6-2) tonight
in the SEC Match of the Week. The
Razorbacks, who have now won
seven of their last nine games, cur-
rently sit just a half game out of first
place in the SEC West.
The Gators' biggest challenge
against Arkansas will be combating
the Razorbacks' stellar blocking at
the net.
"Well, you-are facing the team
that leads the league in blocks per


game.... Ten years ago, I think it
could have been answered the same
way," UF coach Mary Wise said.
"Serving and blocking is their bread
and butter and has been for a num-
ber of years."
SEC Match of the Week aside,
this weekend's
real drama will
come in UF's
match against
Louisiana State
(15-4, 5-3), sched-
uled for Sunday.
W i t h
Wise Hurricane Wilma
looming, it could
be another disaster for the Tigers,
who will once again have weather
on their minds,
Due to the effects of Hurricane
Katrina, LSU did not play its first
home game of the 2005 season until
one week ago.
LSU's biggest test this weekend
may not be trying to defeat the No. 4
team in the country, but just getting-
to the arena.
The Tigers will play Georgia in


Athens tonight before traveling to
Gainesville. -
"It's probably not a coincidence
that you say LSU, and weather
becomes an issue," Wise said. "If
any team has had as rough of a
time dealing with the after-effects
of Hurricane Katrina, obviously,-it
was LSU."
Despite the possibility of severe
weather, the match is currently still
scheduled for Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
LSU started strong this season
even without the luxury of playing
at home. The Tigers most impressive
victory came against Notre Dame,
the team that handed the Gators
their only loss this season.
Eventually the 17-game road trip
began to wear on the Tigers.
"It's really a shame, because
they were playing so well early on,"
Wise said. "I think the shame is who
knows what LSU's record would
be like if they had those home
matches.
"But I think last week was great
for them to kind of get back into a
groove."


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