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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 46
Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005
put on ice
By KYLIE CRAIG
Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity was
put on social suspension by the Greek
Judicial Board on Wednesday evening
after the fraternity hosted an unregis-
tered party Aug. 20.
The infraction is one of sev-
eral occurring recently within the
Interfraternity Council, as Tau Epsilon
Phi is one of three fraternities facing
punishment in the next month.
TEP President Brett Lieberman said
fraternity members were holding a
"brotherhood" event at their chapter
house the night of the party.
Lieberman said he or-
Greek dered a Pay-Per-View fight
Lif for members living in the
house to watch, all of whom
were under 21 at the time.
Lieberman then left the house to
visit his fiancee, and the fraternity
members were left "in charge of them-
Former TEP Vice President Jason
Lutin investigated the incident and
said that after speaking with members
present at the party, he discovered that
seven underage members called frater-
nity alumni, who then brought other
guests and beer to the house.
In his opening statement to the ju-
dicial board, Lieberman said, "We're
embarrassed for ourselves. We're em-
barrassed for the Greek community.
Something like this will never happen
He also noted the fraternity had not
been in front of the judicial board in "a
very long time."
Lieberman said there were no
executive members present after he
stepped out. The house just opened up
for members to move back in the day
before the party.
SEE HEARING, PAGE 4
* Ray McDonald's
return to the Gators
should spark a de-
femse that will help
decide UF's fate
on Saturday. The
game is expected
to be a defensive
story, pg. 21.
Machen calls for waste-free UF
* EXCESS LIGHTS ARE
OFF AROUND CAMPUS.
By JESSICA RIFFEL
UF President Bernie
Machen said he wants to re-
duce the university's waste
disposal to zero by 2015.
"We will require that all
departments and divisions
recycle," Machen said.
He announced several more
actions the university will ini-
tiate to conserve energy and
reduce waste Wednesday
in a speech on Campus
The day focused on UF
-being environmentally con-
scious and the conservation of
UF will increase the use
of hybrid and fuel-efficient
university vehicles and will
increase incentives for em-
ployees who carpool, Machen
"We have got to start walk-
ing and using our internal sys-
tems," Machen said, referring
to public transportation.
UF has already begun
reducing energy usage by
Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
UF President Bernie Machen addresses student reporters after speaking about energy and
resource conservation during Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday.
dimming excess lighting in peratures at 78 degrees during Zero Waste Task Force.
several buildings on campus, the Summer. Machen said he and his
he said. "These are a few steps in a wife have been very interested
To further reduce energy serious,; and I hope long-term, in conservation.
bills, Machen said UF will try commitment 'to improve UF "We were recycling long
to set heating and cooling sys- sustainability," he said. before it was cool to recycle,"
teams at an optimum efficiency Machen's wife, Chris, is the Machen said.
level, maintaining indoor tern- honorary chairwoman of UF's
SEE MACHEN, PAGE 5
By DONNA MITRANI
Alligator Contributing Writer
More than 500 students attended the
Reitz Union Colonnade on Tuesday for the
Healthy Gators 2010 Kickoff Event, which
aimed to promote a healthier lifestyle and
campus among the UF community. -
Healthy Gators 2010 is a coalition of
students, faculty and staff from 42 organi-
zations, departments and UF colleges who
have come together to help promote and
create a healthier campus. The coalition is
related to Healthy Campus 2010, a national
campaign that focuses on college-relevant
objectives from the national Healthy People
"Healthy Gators 2010 goes far and be-
yond anything that's offered now," said
21-year-old Wendy -Fahsholtz, a first-year
graduate student in health education and
behavior who is working for the coalition.
"Healthy Gators 2010 goes far
and beyond anything that's of-
First-year graduate student in health educa-
tion and behavior
"It's not just specifically one program;
it's really a campuswide effort to create a
healthier culture on campus," she said.
Once the coalition has collected data,
such as behavioral surveys from students,
staff and faculty, it intends to apply for
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M War veterans,
members of peace
movements and UF
Wednesday evening to
denounce the deaths
of 2,000 U.S. soldiers
See story, pg. 4.
The program also intends to use the data
collected to assess where UF stands in com-
parison to other universities participating
in Healthy Campus 2010, said Jill Vames,
vice chairwoman of the Healthy Gators
Data reassessment will be done annu-
ally and will tell the coalition what areas
of health need improvement on campus
and will help them design appropriate
The event, which lasted from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., included information avail-
able from 35 health-related groups,
discounted flu shots for members of the
UF community and an array of health
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Wanted man arrested at UF
University Police officers ar-
rested a man wanted by Orlando
Police on campus Monday.
Luckson Charles, 25, wanted
for the attempted abduction of his
mother and possible murder of
his stepfather, was caught in a UF
"We're glad that we could assist
in getting him off the streets," said
Lt. Joe Sharkey, UPD spokesman.
Charles attacked and tried to
kidnap his mother, Mariel Exilas,
as she was leaving from her job at
Walt Disney World, according to
Charles was found in a gold
2004 Toyota Canry, which Orlando
Police suspected he was driving.
The department also is inves-
tigating the murder of Charles'
stepfather, Edner Exilas, who was
found dead by Charles' mother
when she returned home Monday.
Charles is in custody at the
Orange County Jail and will be
questioned on the murder by
detectives, said Barbara J. Jones,
spokeswoman for Orlando Police.
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UF School of Music announced
Max Lee as the undergradu-
ate winner of its Solo Concerto
Competition on Wednesday.
Lee, a junior, won for playing
Edward MacDowell's "Piano
Concerto No. 2."
"I feel really lucky because
there are so many great musi-
cians in the School of Music, and
there was very little separation in
how well we each performed,"
As winner of the concerto
competition, Lee will perform
with the University Symphony
Orchestra during Spring.
"I'm excited because I spe-
cifically chose this piece by how
well it worked with the orches-
tra," he said.
Lee, who has played piano
since he was 7 years old, has
participated in about 14 compe-
titions. This is the first time he
"I've been in competitions
before, and it's just nice to get
validation for all your hard work,"
Although Lee said he prac-
tices daily, he put in extra hours
of practice before the Tuesday
"We all work hard around this
time because we're all focused on
this competition," Lee said.
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False fire alarm scare closes down local rehab center
By HEATHER RAPP
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About 20 disabled residents of
University Place Care and Rehab
Center were evacuated Wednesday
afternoon after an employee smelled
smoke coming from a bathroom.
The fire alarm was pulled at
about 3 p.m. at 4000 SW 20th Ave.,
but officials said no fire was started
in a nursing bathroom vent. No inju-
ries were reported.
Dust caused the vent's fan to
malfunction, said Jeff Bradley, the
"There was a little smoke, and
to be safe we called the fire depart-
ment," Bradley said.
About 10 minutes after the alarm
went off, emergency vehicles arrived.
Disabled residents continued
moving into the center's parking lot
until about 3:15 p.m.
"We're going on a field trip!" one
patient joked as he maneuvered his
walker through the exit.
After the alarm sounded, two
confused nurses hesitantly reached
for fire extinguishers.
Local "I guess I'll pick
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flow," one nurse said
as she darted down the hallway.
Within 15 minutes, the wing was
cleared of all patients.
By 3:19 p.m., shouts of "all dear"
rang through the hallways, and at-
tendants rapidly returned residents
to their rooms.
Patrick Tombler of the Alachua
County Sheriff's Department said he
was glad the center called for help.
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Protesters denounce war, mourn dead
* THE U.S. DEATH TOLL IN
IRAQ JUST PASSED 2,000.
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Contributing Writer
War veterans, members of
peace movements and UF stu-
dents peacefully protested the
2,000 deaths of U.S. soldiers in
Iraq on the comer of University
Avenue and 13th Street on
The demonstration started
slowly, but more showed up as
the evening progressed, totaling
about 100 by 7 p.m.
Jennifer Wildes, a protester
whose son is in Iraq, said she was
there because she does not sup-
port the war.
"Even if my son is killed
before he comes home, I would
not stop trying to stop the war,"
Her son, a geography major at
UF, should return to Gainesville
in November and will then make
a decision to either re-enlist in the
Army or finish his last semester
"Follow your heart before you
decide to serve," she advised UF
students. "Understand the rami-
fications and make sure you look
at all the options you have."
Pierce Butler, a member of the
Community Coalition Against
War and Terrorism, said he was
there "to mobilize the public and
scare the government into real-
izing the public is against what
they are doing in Iraq and to
Julia Altman, a third-year
wildlife ecology major, said,
"We should unite to fight apathy
because as demonstrated by this
war, ignorance kills."
-About three out of five cars
honked at the protesters who
held different signs against
President Bush or the war; some
of the drivers pumped their fists
in support, and others just raised
their middle fingers.
A few drove away while
Andrea Morales/ Alligator Staff
A demonstrator helps hold the list of the 2,000 American casualties of the war in Iraq on
Wednesday evening at University Avenue and 13th Street.
screaming obscenities, angered
by signs that read: "In memory
of those killed in Iraq: 2,000 U.S.
soldiers. 30,098 Iraq civilians,"
"Honk for no more Bushit," and
"No police state for me repeal
the Patriot Act," among others.
An elderly couple support-
ing the war stood among the
protesters, trying to keep the
"Look at history and the
weak have always been domi-
nated," said Clair C. Chaffin, a
World War II veteran. "We have
to be a strong country, and the
only way to be a strong country
is to be all behind the president,
stand squarely behind the presi-
dent and let the troops know we
solely support them."
At about 6 p.m., the crowd
marched to the parking- lot of
the Sound Depot & Performance
store on Fourth Avenue and 13th
-Street, across from the National
Guard Recruiting Office, for a
candlelight vigil and a reading
of the 2,000 names of the dead
A representative in the office
declined to comment about the
Some protesters held
candles and, formed a circle
around a table full .of lit can-
dles, which stood next to the
podium where volunteers read
the names. Others stood on
the sidewalk to hold anti-war
signs. Some protesters shed
tears in mourning as the names
were called out.
"This is the least we can do
if 2,000 men and women have
been killed in Iraq," said Bob
Tancig, coordinator for Florida
Coalition for Peace & Justice.
kicks out 25
HEARING, from page 1
Police reports stated there were
approximately 150-200 people at
the house. However, Lieberman
said the number was closer to 80.
Following the incident, the fra-
ternity kicked out close to 25 mem-
bers, who Lieberman said were "a
bad influence on the others," and
TEP National Headquarters put
the organization on social proba-
tion until Spring.
The fraternity also sent letters to
alumni who provided the beer say-
ing TEP was embarrassed by their
actions and banned them from the
house for a year.
Along with social suspension
through Dec. 17, the Greek Judicial
Board also implemented social
probation through Spring 2006.
The fraternity also has been
involved in several community
service projects since the incident.
One of the projects was the TEP
Trot 5K, which was the first phil-
anthropic event the fraternity has
held in at least six years.
Lieberman said it was a chal-
lenge because none of the current
members had ever been around
so see a philanthropic event take
"TEP is in the middle of a cul-
ture change. It's all going in the
right direction," Lieberman said.
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President: Environmental consciousness will help UF achieve its goals
MACHEN, from page 1
He also said the university
will make the president's house
a model of efficiency.
In addition, UF will reduce
electricity consumption by re-
questing that employees turn off
computers and electrical devices
when they are not in use.
Machen set Campus
Sustainability Day as an annual
"report card" day to assess UF's
conservation efforts and keep the
"Ultimately, sustainability will
improve our lives and the lives
of our children," Machen said.
"That's something the University
of Florida should be all about."
A panel. of UF faculty and
experts in sustainability spoke
before Machen and emphasized
that administrators should not
fear changes because the institu-
tions that adopt the conservation
methods will profit from the
reduced overhead costs and the
increased positive publicity.
David, Gustashaw, vice presi-
dent of engineering at Interface,
was on the panel. His business
"I'm tired of talking. We're
going to make some
Interface vice president of
uses environmentally conscious
work principles, and he said he
thought the initiatives Machen
announced were useful and at-
He said UF's plans to define
and measure environmentally
conscious improvements will
help it actually attain its goals,
and not just discuss abstract
"I'm tired of talking,"
Gustashaw said. "We're going to
make some changes post-haste."
Gators 2010 program hopes to coordinate health-related initiatives on campus
HEALTHY, from page 1
Chairwoman of the Healthy Gators steer-
ing committee Chris Machen spoke at noon
about the coalition's proactive efforts, goals,
long-term planning and needed support.
Machen, wife of UF President Bernie
Machen, said Healthy Gators will act as an
umbrella group to other UF health-conscious
initiatives. She spoke for about five minutes,
saying that this is an important mission be-
cause people take health for granted.
She added there are many opportunities
for students and staff to get health screen-
ings on campus, including testing one's
body mass index, but joked, "if you really
want to know. I feel that it can be a depress-
Varnes said the coalition aims to make
health-related services and information
' more accessible to the community.
"When you think of a healthy campus,
we want people to think of the University of
Florida first," Varnes said.
The coalition's Web site acts as a "one
stop shop" that features' links to other UF
health-related services, groups and pro-
"We're not trying to replace anything
that's- going on," Varnes
said. "We just want to help
everyone know what's go-
an Jane Emmeree further
o stressed the coalition's
'Wak'- goal of bringing health-
Machen related campus initia-
tives together and making them more ac-
"On a campus this size it's difficult for
all of these health-related organizations
to coordinate efforts and come together,"
Emmeree, who is also director of
GatorWell Health Promotion Services, said
that although each UF health-related pro-
gram is independent and distinct, the com-
monality is that all of them are dedicated to
a health-conscious mission.
"It's a coalition of many distinct groups,
and collectively, we believe we can do
more," Emmeree said.
She said the program is not planning to
fund any health-related campus groups but
rather is providing services from various
organizations that have different funding
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SG must stop funding
We thought students were the poor ones in the food
chain of a public university. They give up all of their
savings to be educated by professionals, then use
the remaining crumbs to buy cheap beer.
But in the past few years, it appears university officials are
taking the money reserved for our use and using it to fund
their ventures. They've found the gold mine of financial back-
ing where large amounts of cash are distributed with negli-
gible paperwork and fiscal claims are accepted with minimal
Let's see if you can guess what student sector's ass these
officials have been fiercely tapping.
Here's a hint: It controls more than $11 million of your
tuition money, and the Editorial Board has an unhealthy ob-
session with it.
That's right: It's Student Government. The most recent
instance of an official attempting to take advantage of student
senators' ignorance is Michael Blacnly, director of the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts.
At Tuesday's Senate meeting, Blachly asked senators to
consider pouring more money into subsidizing student tickets
for shows. In February, SG gave $75,000 to subsidize tickets. In
July, SG gave $115,000 to the center, but more than $96,000 of
it is already gone.
That didn't last very long.
More than 3,000 students took advantage of the $10 tickets.
By our calculations, that means SG is paying more than $20
for each ticket.
When will this stop? The Phillips Center should not be al-
lowed to constantly come to Senate and ask for money from
reserves. It's not sustainable.
Since July, SG has paid an average of more than $30,000
a month to the center. That's absolutely ridiculous. Are they
seriously considering funding tickets for a third time?
We're glad students are going to performances, but this
subsidy benefits the Phillips Center more than the students.
Students are paying for the tickets all the same; SG is just forc-
ing every student to pay a large chunk of the ticket price so
that a few will be inclined to pay the rest.
If the Phillips Center wants students, it will have to lower
the ticket price itself. SG doesn't have the money to make ev-
ery business alluring to students.
But this isn't the only instance of officials milking us for all
Remember Gator Growl and the $140,000 taken out of re-
serves that went to subsidize tickets?
And what about the $100,000 we gave to the Reitz Union to
fix a sewer line? And the $500,000 interest-free loan for Reitz
renovations? And the $1.5 million that was supposed to go to
the Flavet Field Bandshell and at the last minute was redirect-
ed to the Reitz for another sewer line and redecoration?
The Reitz Union already gets a big chunk of SG's budget.
Its officials have absolutely no right to ask for so much extra
money outside of their budget.
Just from the examples in this editorial, that's more than
$900,000 taken from reserves. That doesn't count the $1.5 mil-
lion, which came from a state fund made up of tuition money
that is released to the university every three to five years.
SG should look more closely at who comes asking for mon-
ey and whether students benefit enough to justify funding.
At this point, it looks like they're being used.
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Audit supports labor union's claims
T he Oct. 20 Alligator article titled "Audit gives
insight," which mentioned the Florida audi-
tor general's findings against the International
Student Fee, should serve as a reminder of the UF
administration's fundamentally contradictory stance on
Earlier in the semester, when officials from UF's
administration participated in a protest march against
an offensive cartoon printed in the Alligator, my initial
reaction was one of outrage at officials' display of hy-
I agree that the cartoon belittled a legitimate observa-
tion in the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Instead, my anger was compounded by the audacity of
the administration to claim that it was marching in the
name of its commitment to a diverse campus environ-
For the past three years, the administration has made
discrimination an official university policy with the
implementation of an arbitrary $50 semester fee.
In other words, UF charges international students
$50 each semester just because they come from- a foreign.
This practice renders hollow UF's commitment to
For those of you scoring at home, Graduate Assistants
United has staged three major protest marches against
Most recently, when the Board of Trustees refused
to hear our complaint at its Spring meeting, we held a
major rally that attracted numerous protesters and-vari-
ous local media.
As a labor union, we will once again make known to
the university administration our
unwillingness to accept this dis-
criminatory practice against such a
large section of its own educational
Graduate assistants do much of the undergraduate
instruction and research at UF.
As graduate assistants, we are not compensated as
regular or adjunct faculty, and this allows our highly
paid administration to maintain a low overhead.
International graduate students, making up a much
larger portion of graduate labor than the general stu-
dent .population, are valuable to UF.
But with this fee, they are treated as second-class
According to the Alligator article, Florida's auditor
general has come to a conclusion that coincides with
what we've argued for the past three years that
"UF 'acted clearly without statutory authority' when it
charged certain international students $50 per semester
to cover the cost of tracking them beginningFall.2002."
The administration's response, however, shows that
it intends to continue talking about diversity while at
the same time taxing its own international community.
GAU will continue to protest this fee until the UF
administration decides that it truly values equality and
diversity above profit margins and abolishes this fee.
We invite Dean Zdziarski and the-rest of the Dean
of Students Office to come protest with us against this
Somehow, I doubt they will accept our invitation.
Todd Reynolds is an English graduate student ahd co-presi-
dent of Graduate Assistants United.
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 7
Racial divisions more defined,in college
T he only label my Guatemalan
mother and American father ever
gave me was my name. We didn't
view ourselves as Latino or as white; we
didn't even speak the same language all
the time. Our Christmas dinners with
the rest of the family .consisted of mixed
languages in our conversations, and re-
gardless of whether one spoke English or
Spanish to the other, everyone managed
to understand each other.
In high school, my friends and I de-
fined what I later learned to call diversity.
Much like my family, my friends' names
came before their culture. We were all dif-
ferent, yet we shared the same perspec-
tive there were no ethnic boundaries
that limited us to the possibilities of creat-
ing lifelong friendships and a whirlwind-
of knowledge outside of what we already
knew. I left for Syracuse University be-
Christine Show living that this
UWire way of thinking
was natural for
During my first days at SU, I realized
I was no longer just Christine, but a part
of a group I hadn't previously identified
with so closely. I was among the many
that felt obligated to stick with "my peo-
ple" those of black and Latino descent,
for me although I wasn't quite sure
why I needed to belong to one group. I
never analyzed what people I belonged
with culturally as much as I have as a
"I never had to walk into school (and
say,) 'Yep, I'm Hispanic,'" said Kristine
Delgado, a public relations and Spanish
sophomore. "Coming here I feel like it's
all (people) see."
And there's nothing wrong with ac-
knowledging each other's cultures; I'm
proud to be a woman of color. We should
all be proud of our ethnicities. But I de-
cided I wouldn't let these cultural lines
stop me -from exploring. Unfortunately,
not' everyone on campus can say the
We've gotten too comfortable to
bother reaching out to the people around
us. There is no reason why we shouldn't
be getting to know those we pass by each
day. Some of my best friends are people
who, on the surface, are nothing like me,
but have taken the time to learn more.
There is more to a person than what
you see on the outside, but it's up to you
to make a move. Make a change. Expand
your mind. And who knows? Maybe
you'll find a lifelong friend.
Christine Show attends Syracuse
Letter to the Editor
SG election results shouldn't stop efforts
In the aftermath of the Fall 2005 Student
Senate elections, one begins to wonder exactly
what happened to all those campus leaders
outside pressing the flesh. Have they gone back
into hibernation until the next election cycle? If
so, that's a shame, because there's so much to be
done and so few leaders on campus to do it.
For those who lost their campaigns, there's no
reason to stay away from Student Government
or organizational leadership. Former Board
of College Councils and Inter-Residence Hall
Association executives like Gary Slossberg,
Jeremy Kaplan, Dave Winchester, Ken Kerns
and myself never let the ballot box dictate our
level of enthusiasm or involvement at the state's
flagship public institution.
Former student senator
and UF alumnus
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6- Alpha Delta Pi- 18
7- Chi Omega- 17
8- Delta Gamma- 14
9- Pi Beta Phi- 12
10- Kappa Delta- 10
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2- Sigma Kappa- 27% 2- Lambda Chi Alpha- 34
3- Alpha Omicron Pi- 21% 3- Delta Upsilon- 26
4- Alpha Chi Omega-16% 4- Alpha Gamma Rho- 23
5- Chi Omega- 15% 5- Delta Tau Delta- 17
6- Phi Mu- 14% 6- Phi Sigma Kappa- 16
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Tied for 2nd with 53%
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4- Tau Kappa Epsilon- 20%
5- Phi Sigma Kappa- 19%
6- Delta Tau Delta- 18%
7- Beta Theta Pi- 14%
8- Kappa Sigma- 13%
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By ERIN CHALFANT
The counhM that btuIt a -4I 1,3-
nule long w all will take a teu ;tep.
to dconstruct traditional borders in
Gain si dle.
Choreographers Li Han-Zhong
and Ma Bo have chosen the British
classic-rock sound ot Pink Floyd 5
soundtrack to "The WVall" to express-
the changLng social climate in China
A.A a part of its 10-city U.S. tour
the Beiiing Modem Dance Company
-iUll pertorm 'Rear Light' at the
PI-alips Center for the Pertrmunmg
A.rt- on Tuesday.
'Rear Light' depicts a i young
ChInese generation struggling to
reconcile its traditional culture with
influences from abroad and a thirst
Modem dance is about freedom
saaid \Vill- T.ao artistic director ot the
Beijing Modem Dance Compan\. He
said the dance company hast explored
man\% vehicle's tor expression and it is
proud to create a shot% that illustrates.
ho.\ difhcult it is to be d-L-tferent
'In China everything is verny
traditional he -said 'It is vern au-
Most dance companie- are still
statie-supported which leaves them
obhgated to create pieces thatcompl.
Sweet melodies and bright color-
rein.force themes of happmin:s love
and patnotism in traditional Chinee
dance pertormance- Tsao -aid
A country that has remained tra-
dithonal for centunes began opening
iLt borders onl\ a few decades ago.
Beijing will invite more foreigners
than ever before in 2008 when it
sponror- the Ol\-mpic Game- The
New York Time,- reported that about
75 nul:ion rural daeliers in China
vwill migrate to cibe" in the next hive
Reflecting Lhese intense cultural
changes. Chinese artist- are e\press--
ing Lheir -ocieth.'s netanmorphocst in
innovative wa's Dance has become
a visual means of relating abstract
Rock n roll remains the classic
fonn ot absol inig tradition The
Wall L- the worldwide thrd-best-
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Michael lack.on's 'Thriller and The
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The Beijing Modern Dance company will perform to Pink Flo)
"The Wall" at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday.
one of Pink Flovd's later alburns and
the band's ownT artistic interpretation
ot itS music in movie form reveals a
lot of emcthon anger. confusion
Ditsg.sted with himself after spit-
ting in a di-gruntled tan's face. Roger
Waters came up uith the idea of
buldLing a wall between him and the
audience, an idea that developed into
Chris Diamond, a 20-\ear-old h-
nance maior who inherited hi dad's
atrhnil for Pink Floyd said the music
-hotdd translate well into other -oci-
'lust because Asians are more
rarmiv oriented doesn t mean that
Asian teenagers don't iant the neuw-
est thing or don't still rebel he said
A.ter the death of Gen. Mao Tse-
Tung in 197o the overall econonuc
shift in China wvas from market con-
trol to market reform said UT assei-
tant professor Carlos Roias. w\ho has.
a Ph.D. in modem Chinese hlerature.
The country became aware of the
national -uffering caused by ideolog-
ical authoritarian government and
it took steps toward a more flexible
form of control he said. This shift,
among other things alloit ed for in-
creased variety of expression.
Postulating on his former kno\ l-
edge of Pink Floyd, Rolas said that
the performance likely reveals c\ru-
ism with an undercurrent of youth-
'Dance is a universal language "
Rolas -aid. "That's why the medium
translates so \ ell."
The performance begmsi at 30
p m.. and the company will lead a
free pre-performance discussion be-
ginrung at r 45 p m
Tickets range from $20 to $35.
Student ticket- are $10 it purchased
in person and are available through
both the Unnersity Box Office and
the Plhulips Center Bo\ Otthce
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By MELISSA THOMPSON
After donning geeky glasses and hiked-up
pants for nearly a decade on the sitcom "Family
Matters," the man behind the suspenders a
self-described athlete and perfectionist will
bring his unique experiences from 25 years
in the entertainment industry to the stage of
the University Auditorium as Accent presents
Jaleel White tonight at 8.
White said he is eager to talk to students
about his passion for writing, acting, life after
college and, yes, even Steve Urkel.
"I'm going to open myself up like a book,"
White said in a phone interview Friday. "If you
have a question, I have an answer."
Accent, which previously booked controver-
sial speakers Michael Moore and Jose Canseco,
= will pay White $7,500 for his
appearance plus airfare and
Chairman Evan Tyroler said
the organization strives to at-
tract public speakers who will
generate interest and appeal
SWhite to the student body.
S White Tyroler said he feels stu-
dents will enjoy listening to White because he is
a pop-culture icon and will challenge students
to think about life outside of Gainesville.
"We grew up watching Jaleel on 'Family
Matters,'" Tyroler said. "Jaleel is going to talk
about life growing up in the limelight and how
he dealt with the adversity of finding work af-
ter a successful television show."
SUF community health education junior Veda
Rammohan first saw White after she moved to
the United States from India in 1992.
"'Family Matters' was the first American
television sitcom that I was introduced to, and I
fell in love with it immediately mainly because
of the character Urkel," Rammohan said.
She said she admires White as a positive role
model for minority students.
S' "I feel that he has a lot to offer UF students
with regard to his successful career as a minor-
ity actor," she said.
White, 28, began his role on "Family
Matters" guest starring as the gawky but lov-
able nerd Steve Urkel. White's one-time guest
stint became a recurring role, and the 12-year-
old became an instant sensation as audiences
SEE JALEEL, PAGE 10
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27,2005 'ALLIGATOR, 9
Jaycees spook locals
By JULIA CARVALHO Commerce, also known as the Jaycees,
Whether it's scares or socializing
you're after, Gainesville has haunts for
ghouls of all ages.
The Gainesville Junior Chamber of
is hosting its 10th annual haunted
house fundraiser, "Dungeons of Doom,"
this weekend at the Alachua County
Fairgrounds, 2900 NE 39th Ave., and will
terminate its spooky stay Monday.
Jaycees transformed their clubhouse
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A model of a man being electrocuted is one of the many attractions in the
haunted house at the Alachua County Fairgrounds this weekend.
into a haunted spectacle full of creepy,
hidden characters and a dark maze with
surprises that will have visitors running
for their lives.
"We have people run, trip, crawl,
everything," said haunted house co-chair-
man Evan King, adding that none of the
actors are permitted to touch the people
Visitors must go through several
themed rooms including a scream room, a
clown room and a dizzying tunnel before
arriving at a maze behind the house. The
Jaycees-usually spend up to $3,000 on the
haunted house but make anywhere from
$8,000 to $10,000. King said he expects to
break records, raising more money than in
"That's a lot of money to give back to
the community," he said.
Admission is $5, and all proceeds go to
local charities including the Boys & Girls
Club and the Reichert House, said Jaycees
secretary Kelly Lonesk.
For haunt seekers looking for some-
thing less frightening .and more social,
The Swamp Restaurant will host its an-
nual Halloween party Monday starting at
8 p.m. featuring a costume contest with a
prize of a $100 tab.
"The place will be completely decked
out," said manager Christy Vasquez.
For those who can't wait until
Monday, Rehab, a new club, is holding
its Halloween bash tonight. "Halloween
Homecoming Five," hosted by The
Dynasty promotion group, will follow
a five-year party tradition. According
to Rehab promoter Justin Fawcett, The
Dynasty has held the party five years in
a row twice at Simon's, once at Palace
and last year at 238 West. He said cos-
tumes are encouraged.
Abbey Road, Ace of Clubs and Ocean
Avenue also will have a Thursday night
Halloween event with a slightly chari-
table twist. Promoter Peter Gonzalez said
the dubs will donate a percentage of their
proceeds to the American Red Cross for
There will also be a costume contest
with prizes ranging from $100 to $300.
Midtown, live music: Voice of the People,
Scum of the Earth, $5
Common Grounds, live music: Milloy, Ninja
Gun, 10 p.m.
The Side Bar, live music: redboy, Killarney Star,
Amanda G and the Loons, 9 p.m., $5
Eddie C's, live music: Kachina Weak, Public
Service Announcement, Visceral, 9 p.m., $5
Common Grounds, live music: Orenda Fink,
Neva Dinova, 10 p.m., $8
The Side Bar, live music: papercranes, The
Terms, Bracelet, 9 p.m., $5
Atlantic, live music: One Breath Remains, The
Mosaic, Burden of a Day, Battle!, 8 p.m., $5
Midtown, live music: The Duppies, The Know
How, One and Done, Ten 13 Concept, The
Cohorts, doors at 5 p.m., show at 6 p.m., $8.
Warehouse, live music: The Misfits, The
Horror, Scum of the Earth, Wax Atom, 7
Midtown, live music: Baby Dracula, The
Monistats, Cara del Gato, doors at 9 p.m.,
show at 10 p.m.
Common Grounds, live music: Halloween
Bash, Iron Maiden, High Voltage: an AC/DC
Abbey Road, live music: HIM, Finch, Skindred,
Eddie C's, karaoke: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., free
The Side Bar, live music: The Legendary Shack
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Generation misinterprets the hook up
The other day on "Real Time with Bill
Maher," I saw Tom Wolfe, one of my
favorite authors, joking about our
generation's mating habits. The usually
right-on author sarcastically pointed out
what he called the end of dating and our
generation's tendency toward the hook-up.
In what feels like a case of 'the old
man just doesn't get it,' he contended
that kids today don't
date, but rather hook up
continually and often
a night at the bar with a
group of friends.
Now, I can't argue against the claim
that dating is dead. But the idea that all
we do is hook up anonymously felt com-
'Then I realized what Wolfe missed.
We don't date, but we certainly don't all
hook up either. Most people have vari-
ous circles of friends in which we meet
new people we might be interested in.
Typically, after getting to know a person
in a group setting first, we start seeing
each other privately.
What's hard for the older generation to
understand is that our age group doesn't
date any longer in the traditional getting-
to-know-you sense. Dates now are mostly
activities of established couples who can
already enjoy each other's company for a
significant time period.
Time spent on a bad date wastes time
that could be spent hanging out with
friends. Therefore, we rarely use the date
as a social event to meet and better ac-
quaint ourselves with a stranger.
In my opinion, our generation is smart
for leaving this ineffective social habit in
the past. Dating in the traditional sense
remains one of the most consistently awk-
ward activities ever invented, second only
to the county-issued,
Mr. Lube high school locker room
Risqu6 Business physical.
firstname.lastname@example.org To be honest, I don't
think I've ever been on a
good first date. I've been
on memorable first dates, but never good
ones. Once, I was with a guy who decided
the 24-hour restaurant we were eating in
at 2 a.m. smelled bad and had the wait-
ress re-seat us three times. Finally, he
concluded the whole place stunk, ordered
a milkshake that wasn't on the menu and
left without tipping.
While this isn't the norm of all dat-
ing experiences, I can say my traditional
getting-to-know-you dates have never
amounted to more than mediocre meals
with mediocre people.
So I applaud our generation for bunk-
ing antiquated tradition, and I endorse
our age's standard of soon-to-be couples
meeting and getting to know each other
in group settings first. Of course, this isn't
what Wolfe, or most of the older gen-
eration, sees and maybe it's time someone
Jaleel White speaks at UF
JALEEL, from page 8
watched the young man transform his
appearance, voice and mannerisms
into the then pre-teen Urkel.
Early on, White realized he had
both the acting skills and comedic
timing to foster a successful
career in entertainment. "Certa
"By the third season erations
of the show I was
thinking, 'Damn, I me as my
guess I can act,'" on 'Family
White said. that's acting.
spent much of his to make a g
childhood on the impact my
sitcom set, White is Jalee
grateful for the oppor- ac
tunities he enjoyed as a
"I had a kick-ass job, traveled to
every state and overseas," White said.
"If anything, I missed out on the non-
sense that goes on in high school."
White, a graduate of UCLA film
school, agreed to speak at UF because
it is a well-respected university. He
hopes to offer students honest advice
on how to survive in the real world
"An undergraduate degree won't
help you get a job," White said. "If col-
lege teaches you one thing, it should
be to make things happen when they
need to happen because after you
graduate, it's a reality check."
After the success of Family Matters,
White was forced to deal with the re-
ality of finding consistent work in an
ever-evolving entertainment industry.
White wrote several episodes of the
show, which ignited his passion to
continue writing professionally.
Although he is writing and produc-
ing, White said he accepts that
n gen- he will be remembered
,il lIzn %%A continually as the lov-
I was grate,
od living ar
able nerd next door.
White referred to
t the overwhelming
ful recognition as his
"Captain Kirk syn-
tions will know me
as my character on
'Family Matters,' but
that's acting," White said. "I
was grateful to make a good liv-
ing and impact my audience."
One of White's greatest accom-
plishments is a goal most adults never
"Well, I did become a millionaire
before I was 15," White said and
laughed. "That was pretty cool."
Overall, White said he hopes stu-
dents will come to the event with an
open mind and positive attitude.
"I want to keep it light and open,"
Auditorium doors will open at 7
p.m. The event is free and open to the
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Shack Shakers to rock Side Bar
Thick, black-rimmed glasses
covered his piercing eyes. His
red hair was slicked back into
a classic pompadour.
A pair of yellow mechanic's cov-
eralls clung to his seemingly skeletal
Taking the stage at Bonnaroo
2005, Col. JD Wilkes of .Th'
Legendary Shack Shakers looked
like a meek, nerdy 1950s greaser.
However, by the end of the show,
Wilkes was donning lederhosen,
drenched in sweat, howling the
blues as if possessed and swing-
ing nunchucks with skill that the
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'
Michelangelo would respect.
Th' Legendary Shack Shakers
have a live reputation that precedes
Hailing from the heart of country
music, Nashville, the Shack Shakers
had to fight tooth, nail and nun-
chuck to take their rightful reign of
Nashville's radical country music
scene in an area known as the Lower
Their scrapping in the clubs paid to hot-rodded rock 'n' roll riffs with
off and certainly got the band no- ease and without sounding forced.
ticed, especially for the crazy stage Drummer Pauly Simmonz and up-
antics of Wilkes. right bassist Mark Robertson make
Wilkes was voted Best Front up a solid rhythm section.
Man bv enter- Wilkes abso-
zine Nashville f .
Scene. andDead -
Jello Biafra called
Wilkes "the last
great rock 'n' roll front man."
However engaging your live
performance, it means'nothing if the
music behind it is weak. This is not
the case with the Shack Shakers.
Their music has been labeled as
many things cowpunk, pyscho-
billy and even self-proclaimed
"junkyard carnival punk" among
other outlandish genres.
The Shack Shakers blend country,
rockabilly and a pinch of punk into a
very distinctive, home-brewed style.
Guitarist David Lee shifts styles
from acoustic, to flat picking to re-
verb-laden surf licks and back again
lutely shreds the
David Low harmonica and
Playlist has a voice like a
email@example.com fiery and eccentric-
Johnny Cash sing-
ing through the
filthy dissonance of a harmonica
The Shack Shakers showcased all
their skills on their last two releases,
2002's "Cockadoodledon't" and
Geico insurance company even
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Song" off "Cockadoodledon't" in
its commercial featuring the Geico
gecko cruising in a convertible and
Find out for yourself why the
Shack Shakers have the gall to call
themselves "Legendary" on Nov. 2
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005 0 ALLIGATOR, 11
MTV2 seeks VJs
at Oaks Mall
By MARIA LAVERGHETTA
For the first time, The Oaks Mall in Gainesville and Cox
Communications are hosting the MTV2 Local VJ competi-
tion through Sunday.
One hundred people and 10 alternates will be randomly
drawn from this week's auditions the following week to
compete at a live audition held Nov. 4 at the mall.
The only stipulation is those selected must be between
the ages of 18 and 24. One grand-prize winner will be cho-
sen three weeks after the audition.
Jennifer Melfi, the marketing assistant at The Oaks Mall
in charge of the competition, said she is excited about the
The small booth where participants sign up at the mall
is directly next to the customer-service desk. Name, ad-
dress, phone number and date of birth are required before
placing the application in the box.
Melfi wished she had participated when she was in
"Everybody grew up on MTV," she said.
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Some costumes still cheap
Band plays creepy show
With the warm glow of jack-o'-lantems
and the obligatory passing out of free
candy comes the pressure to shell out
for a good Halloween costume.
If you are like me, you've convinced your-
self for the first three weeks of October that
dressing up isn't worth it.
We both know this simply means you
haven't thought of anything good. Inevitably,
some friend makes you feel guilty and uncre-
ative for not having an elabo-
rate, witty costume planned.
They even tell you you're not
invited to his party unless
you dress up. So, with days
left, you have to go big or stay
home. The pressure mounts.
But it's not too late to salvage yourself from
This year, I am scrambling for brilliance
along with you.
The following costumes don't require the
loss of personal dignity but only a trip to
Goodwill or Wal-Mart and the expenditure of
no more than $10.
The first cheap-costume category: those
involving a box or other type of receptacle.
All of these will require some paint and wide
Travel back to your childhood and be a
LEGO. Cut six cottage cheese containers in
half, glue the bottoms to a box, then spray-
paint the entire thing the color of your choice.
As a holiday preview, you could be a
If bows aren't up your alley, you could be
dirty laundry. Cut the bottom out of a plastic
hamper, tape the edges so as not to cut yourself
and fill it with clothes. The hamper should ride
on your hips, so at least you will be able to sit.
If thoughts of laundry make you cranky,
express this by becoming. Oscar the Grouch.
Cut the bottom out of a plastic trash can, tape
the lid to a baseball cap, paint your arms and
face green and make eyebrows out of a fake
Diana Jo The next category of
Godfrey cheap costumes: those
C a Bre involving either sweats or
Cheap Beat leggings as a base.
firstname.lastname@example.org Basically any animal
distinguished by a tail,
floppy ears, and colored fur canbe created with
ease. Bunnies always seem to roam around
Gainesville in abundance. Puppies, skunks,
spiders, all of these can be pulled off with
pinned-on extremities and some face paint.
Next, look to the fruit kingdom for inspira-
tion. Purple or green balloons and more pins
can transform you into a cluster of grapes. You
may find it difficult to get close to anyone, but a
few people are bound to give you a laugh.
With leftover balloons, a friend could round
up a huge plastic bag, cut holes for her legs,
and become a human bag of jelly beans.
Good luck sitting down.
Pin socks, undies, shirts and drier sheets on
yourself to become static cling personified.
Whether you wear a box, a hamper, floppy
ears or even a rented generic costume, I wish
you much Halloween fun.
By DANIELLE LUCEY
One thing is clear when you are talk-
ing to Chris from local "pop-punk-hor-
ror-Oil" band The Monistats. He is a very
hyper, busy guy.
In only a half-hour, he downs a large
cup of Maude's coffee, sucks two ciga-
rettes to the filter, fields two calls on
his cell phone and sporadically "C
stands up and sits back down.
For anyone who has ever partial
heard a Monistats song, they is a
know it's a necessity to have a Chris I
drummer with energy. The M
The Monistats, all trans- dru
plants from South Florida, spe-
cialize in two-minute punk songs
that they kill, bury, dig back up and
polish off with pop melodies. The band's
inner album photo off its summer release
"Let's Disinfect!" shows them dressed
up as The Molasses Gang, the band's
fictitious alter-ego act, dissecting a brain,
potentially for food.
The band's lead singer and guitar-
ist, Sean, dons a handlebar mustache as
bassist Dan and Chris salivate over the
"That's our sense of humor," Chris
said. "Let's put it that way."
One of Gainesville's premiere horror
acts, it seems obvious Halloween is the
group's time of year to shine.
The band plans to kick off the holiday
with a Saturday "Rocky Horror Picture
Show"-themed house party. The band,
in costume, will play covers from the
cult classic. The location of the show will
be announced on the band's MySpace
account, which is accessible through its
Web site, themonistats.com.
"Crowd participation is a must,"
rnwdr said Chris, who is dressing up as
nation The Monistats will also
ust." appear at Midtown on
sincere Monday for its Halloween
Horror Show with Cara
tmer del Gato and Baby Dracula.
Though the band doesn't plan
to continue its Rocky Horror get-
up for the show, the venue will hold
a costume contest.
Some upcoming shows will also
feature a very different side of The
Monistats. The band recently played
their first acoustic show, a territory they
are a little unfamiliar with. The idea to
unplug came out of necessity, Chris said.
Between work and a late class schedule,
it is becoming harder and harder for the
band to find time to load gear, particu-
larly drums, before a show.
"We were trying to make our instru-
mentation the best as possible with what
we had to work with," he said.
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*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
NEW Development NEW Construction
1.5 mi. from UF. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D incl.
Cabana & pool. Avail immediately. Contact
MaCor Realty, Inc. 352-375-8888 11-30-
Going, Going, GONE!!
2BR/1 BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
4/3 Walking distance to UF
Newly remodeled. W/D. Carport and huge
yard. Call 352-283-2828 10-31-20-2
$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. email@example.com
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 hook ups.
Clean and spacious. Ready to move-in.
$850. Call 352-375-6754. (no section 8th).
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
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-
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
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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
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 BR/BAfor $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 NW6th St. 12-7-35-2
1 Room Available in a beautiful and clean
house. Comes w/wood firs., pool, workout
room, W/D, DSL, maid, & great roommates.
No deposit or lease required. Call Justin 336-
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.
2BR, 1.5 TOWNHOUSE
Patio, privacy rear, amenities, bike to cam-
pus 386-328-6229 Iv msg or cell 386-972-
4647. $475 + deposit. 11-7-14-2
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
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
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
Adorable 2BR/1.5BA cottage.
On bus line. W/D hook ups. No dogs. 2943
NW6th St. $599/mo 215-7199 11-10-14-2
2BR Very, quiet, clean, spacious duplex.
Carport, burger bars, near downtown,
busline, lawn care, carpet, cent H/AC, W/D
hkups., $550/mo. For a calm, stable, individ-
ual or couple. No pets. 376-0080 10-31-5-2
Trenton 3BR/2BA doublewide
Clean, no pets. $550/mo. 1st, last, security.
*********Walk to UF********
2BR/1BA in older house behind Leo 706,
upstairs hardwood floors, utilities included
with rent, pets arranged $490/mo Greg 214-
* For Rent
*** CUTE, CLEAN, QUIET ***
Stylish 2BR/2BA SW apt, W/D, alarm, sky-
light, mirrored living room, front porch great
bus rte., pets okay. Avail Jan., $640/mo.
Call 317-8150 for showing and information
1BLKto UF! 2BR/1BAApt.
$550/Mo 216 SW 12th St.
Window A/C, nat. gas ht., wood floors
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 10-
2 BIks. to UF! 2BR/1BAApt
$530/MO 408 NW 15th Street ..
Window AC, nat gas ht., wood floors
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 10-
3 BIks. to UF! 1BR/1BAApt.
$470/MO 1029 SW 3rd Avenue
Central heat & air. Carpet, extra rm.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 10-
1 BIk. to UFI 1BR/1BAApt.
$470/mo 1236 SW 4th Avenue
Central heat & air, carpet, laundry fac.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 10-
1904 NW6th St. Easy bike ride to UF/
downtown. W/D & fenced yard $1,200/mo
Call now for a discount on Nov. rent!
DUPLEX 2BR/1BA. New tile, new carpet,
new paint, central AC/heat, W/D hk up.
Walk/bike to UF. 408 NW 5th Ave. Unit A.
$695/mo. 1st/last &sec. www.gatorpads.com
284-0316 or 281-0733 11-9-10-2
*1 Subleases 1
Sublease @ COUNTRYSIDE!-
1 Br/1 Ba. in 4Br/4Ba condo.
$400 all included!!
(352) 328-4551 10-27-10-3
1BR/1BA House across the street from
campus off Univ. Available late Dec., assume
lease until 8/06. $415/mo. Length/priceone-
got. all Will @ 352-562-1191 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Female @ Melrose Apt. 1BR/1BA in a
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 email@example.com 10-31-10-3
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
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
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 11-1-
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
1BR avail in cute Duckpond house near
downtown for Nov 2005 to early March 2006.
Shorter term possible. $350/mo plus util. Bike
to UF. Contact'352-367-2904 10-31-5-3
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16, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005
01 Subleases 1
SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA town-
home. Sublease for 9 mo. in Towne Parc.
Free hi-spd internet. Only $375/mo. MUST
SUBLEASE. Contact Jason 352-213-3668
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME. All amenities in-
cluded. $958/mo. Available for spring. Start
date negotiable. Please call 352-283-3603.
Sublease at CAMPUS CLUB January early
August. 1BR/.5BA (personal sink) in 4BR/
3BA apt. Rent incl. utils, water, garbage,
cable, internet, W/D. $350/mo. No fees.
FREE RENT Until 12/31/05. Sublease
avail now thru 8/06. 1BR/1BA in furn. 2BR
Gainesville Place Apt. $590 for all utils, cable
tv, internet. Close to UF. Great amenities
incis. balcony. Call Ashley 914-826-7171
*m Roommates D
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374:3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students.' Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-7-72-4
F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte,
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
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
4BR/4BA COUNTRYSIDE APT.
Close to UF on bus rt. W/D, utils, cable w/
HBO,DSL incl. $390/rm/mo. No dep. Female
only. NS. 954-680-0918, 954-328-2021 10-
1 male roommate needed for 4/4
BRAND NEW condo by Sorority Row.
$475/mo + 1/4 util, furn, W/D,
DW, pvt bath, DSL. 3 blocks from
UF. Call Dave @ 954-821-6229 10-28-20-4
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
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
3BR/Pvt BA. Available 1/1/06. 6-12 month
lease. Perfect for grad/intl. students.
Sparkling. Furn/unfurn. Large home in
Kirkwood. $400-$500 +util. 352-375-6996 or
$250 Nice large room in cool house near
UF. DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great stu-
dent roommates, good study atmosphere.
F4xible 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 11-8-20-4
Roommate needed for 3Br/2Ba apt in SW
20th Ave Now. $300 +1/3util. On UF busline.
HI-spd Intnt, pool & TV Cable. Free UF pk.
Ca l 219-7309. email@example.com
Roommates \ Real Estate i I Fuhrnishingings.-i i
COUNTRYSIDE CONDO 3BR/3BA avail in
4BR/4BA Jan 1. Ethemet & 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
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
Female roommate wanted for 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse. Oak Forest Apts. Call Felisha @
Female roommate, student preferred,
needed to share with other female student
in a 2BR/1 BA house. Avail in Nov. Hardwood
floors, W/D, fenced backyard near Ward's.
$325/mo + 1/2 until. Pets ok. 352-283-6304
1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer and dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
Furnished room w/ private bathroom.
University Terrace Gainesville. W/D, A/C,
cable, internet. $350/mo. Call 352-472-9778
or 305-299-3485 11-10-14-4
Roomates wanted in clean house off 16th
Ave. Between SFCC & UF. Wireless routed
ethernet, Cox cable, DW, W/D. Rent incls.
all utils $380 for one room, $295 for other.
Must be 21 or over. Call 352-514-2250 10-
Bedroom available in nice 3/2 house w/
fenced yard and porch. All appliances, fully
furnished., 2 min to UF. Great roommates
$375/mo + utils. Call 321-693-4825 10-
Master BR w/private bath avi in Irg house
across from Stonewood. Full kitchen, cable,
W/D, wireless. $435 + utils. Quiet, clean
young profs/serious students only. Avail now.
email firstname.lastname@example.org. 10-27-4-4
ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR SPRING/
SUMMER IN 2BR/2BA UNIT AT HAMPTON
OAKS 386-365-1677 10-28-3-4
Roomate wanted 3BR/3BA furnished house.
Wood floors. Looking for quiet, clean person.
$400/mo. Utilities included $200 deposit. Call
in New 2/2.5 townhouse. Everything new +
W/D. $430 + 1/2 Utilities. Call 352-870-2506
or email atp4rent06@ yahoo.com 10-31-5-4
DUCKPOND/Creekview/nice house. Large
BR $400; medium BR $350 + 1/3 utilities.
High ceilings bright space, wood firs, carport.
Perfect for art, gardening, studying, good
housemates, fun. Now or Jan 374-7038
1 Female needed for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
@Countryside. $425/mo incl. utils., cable,
internet, finished. Avail NOW! Call 727-510-
Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
1-(877)For-Rent (367-7368) 10-27-1-4
LIVE DOWNTOWN! Want opeh-minded,
clean/fun/young prof/grad student to share
new/lux 3BR/3BA condo. $600/mo + 1/3 util
7 or 12 mo lease Avail 01 JAN/Scott 262-
5ul Real Estate 3
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-7-72-5
Existing condos & luxury condos near UF
at affordable prices. For more information,
visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or call
today Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus
Realty Group 11-30-19-5
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
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
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.
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
Nice 2BR/2BA Brandywine Condo.
1226 sq. feet. A couple of miles to the
University. New carpet. Asking $96,000.
Call 222-5143 11-14-15-5
JUST BUILT 4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO
NEAR SORORITY ROW- 2BLKS FROM
UF ALL APPLIANCES- GREAT INVSTMT
OPP PRVT. OWNER-MUST SELL-$265K
ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 904-838-7581
5* Furnishings 9
BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still.
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-7-72-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $85. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 12-7-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 12-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $185 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, In boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-7-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
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
0 Queen sets $89 Single sets $39 *King
sets $99 0 From estate sale. Safe pine bunk
bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497.
CALL-A-MATTRESS 4370 SW 20th Ave.
MEMORY FOAM same as Temperpedia.
Save 50% & more. Other close-outs. twin
sets $89 *full sets $129 *queen sets $149
*king sets $189 Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953. We deliver.
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location*- 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets.
**Full-$100 Queen-$130 King-$195**
Brand name matching sets not used or re-
furbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory!
A better product at a better price. Wholesale
Furniture Dealer (3205 SW 40th Blvd. off.
Archer Rd.) 376-1600. Ask for Rachel or
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-7-72-6
Bedroom Set Brand New! Still in boxes! HB
- $125, NS $75, Dresser $135, Mirror $75,
Chest $135. Can Deliver. (352) 264-9799
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 Brand New! Loveseat $170 Still
in package, never used. Can Del. 376-1600
Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-7-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW" Computer
**Full $90 Queen $110 King $170" House/dom
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name unplugging/
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still w/student I
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 333-8404.
-* 2 iI
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$115 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $325 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6
Futon $160 Solid Oak Mission Style with
plush mattress. All brand NEW still in box.
Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-7-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs:
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can. deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loadedl
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-7-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New 0 Used 0 Buy s Sell 12-7-59-6
Like new condition. Light colored wood.
$600, includes 2 futon covers. Contact: 352-
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59 min response. No waiting/
'hassels. $30 Gator Discount
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424 W University Ave 12-7-172-9
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to highend stuff. All styles. Great prices. 5
blocks from UF in College Park. 870-8693
P .For Sale l
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by Bob Brackin
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of Bar
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Save $100's on Tavertine or granite for your
next job/project. Call Joel at 359-3216 at
Jackson LLC. "11-2-10-10
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SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Mary Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
p Cycles* Save $$$ on gas, ride to
largest selection of Ebikes, scooters
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t. service 534 SW 4th Ave 373-8823
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338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-7-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
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Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
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New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
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prices on similar models. 12-7-84-11
SCOOTER, 50cc, SUZUKI POWERED 2005
Oil ingection, lots of storage. Brand new,
never used. Over 100 mpg. Park anywhere.
ONLY $895 262-4673 11-8-10-11
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
On-going volunteer needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
Blind lady needs health majors interested
in walking at lease three times a week. Call
352-219-6948. Thanks. 10-28-73-13
WANT TO BUY
BROKEN XBOX, PSP, DS
Autos' Help Wnted
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*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!0
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-7-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
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3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
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**FAST CASH PAID**.
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
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Best Cars Lowest Prices
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For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 12-7-
2002 Honda Accord EX Coupe
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*WE PAY CASH*
For unwanted vehicles
Any year, make, model, mileage, condi-
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KIA SEPHIA 2000
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Call 352-846-5369 or email
2000 FORD FOCUS SE SPORT
Silver, 5-spd, 34mpg, A/C, AM/FM/CD,
remote, keyless entry, alloy wheels, tinted
windows, alarm. 72k mi. Great cond $4750/
OBO. 352-328-1075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 12-7-72-13
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caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
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person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
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between 9-4 M-F. 12-7-72-14
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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
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e-mail email@example.com. 12-7-
Internet Marketing Specialist Detail oriented
w/strong MS Excel/Word, communication
skills. Knowledge of SEO, PPC and affiliate
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pay + bonuses. Fax resume 800-967-54-0
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
Apply online today. At one of over i*0
RESTAURANTS, BARS OR HOTELS. Apply
for any position today. 11-30-76-14
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
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Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105; or call 392-7754 for more info.
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9:30am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Must work eve/wknd
Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making
& smoking. if interested, come to the
Psychology Bldg room 397 or call 392-
0601 ext 297 12-7-68-14
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progessive
company w/ advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax- resume to
Call center needs telephone agents for all
shifts 24 hours. 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in
person M-F 9am-4pm. 12-7-66-14
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 328-
HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12-14/hr.
Call Caifornia Chicken Grill 378-2442
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
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.
PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person. Windmeadows Apt. 2712
SW 34th St. DFWP. 11-30-49-14
Get Paid To Drive A Brand New Car!
Now paying drivers $800-$3200 a month.
Pick up your free car key today.
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 @
Now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS at Dirty
Birds 1802 W. University Ave. 352-271-9555.
Also looking for NEW BANDS; Drop off
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I Help Wanted
Up to $300/shift. Many Positions Avail.
No exp. req. FT/PT. 1-800-806-0082 ext
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.
DEMOCRATIC CALL CENTER
Phohe reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus. 352-
371-5888 X 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive.
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com
Flexible schedule, great opportunity.
For infor. contact Meghan 379-3663
I will pay well for your time to help student
taking Finance FIN 3403.
Fax 352-335-8566 or e-mail to
CASHIER PT, approx. 25hrs./wk. Mornings,
afternoons or evenings. ADA'S CLOTHES
REPAIR 336-0164 12-7-35-14
$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
Are you America's Next TOP Personality?
Earn $70 for a 5 hour event!
Promoting brands by
and demonstrating products to
consumers. Part-time, weekends,
and typically 4-6 hours. Apply online
Now Hiring Cooks, Apply Between 2 & 4
Mon-Fri, Calico Jacks 3501 SW 2nd Ave
Creekside Mall. 10-27-10-14
New Scooters 4 Less is looking for a part
tirie 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
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:
FT Veterinary Receptionist
Call for information 318-1247 11-3-11-14
WANTED Waitstaff-and kitchen personnel
at The Clubhouse Grille. 5112 NW 34th St.,
across from the YMCA. Between the hours of
2 &4pm M-F. 11-2-10-14
SALES ASSOCIATE FOR GROUPS
Previous hotel sales experience preferred.
Hourly & bonus. Apply in person: 4021 SW
40th Blvd. 11-2-10-14
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
1 Help Wanted
needed for youth co-ed basketball pro-
gram- GET INVOLVED AND MAKE A
DIFFERENCE. Call 334-5053 11-1-7-14
BASKETBALL OFFICIALS NEEDED.
Earn $$$. Officiate youth basketball games.
Basketball officials clinic. Nov 16 6-8pm.
Call 393-8751 for more info. 11-1-7-14
CHILDCARE for2 kids. 8 &10;
M-F 1:45-6:30; $10/hr; Transportation rqd.
Exp. & ref. rqd. Call Ann 219-8499 10-28-
Join BEALLS OUTLET and discover a great
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LOCATION. We offer excellent benefits. Call
our Jobline at 1-800-250-9206 ext. 6020. eoe
PT Ticketing Clerk for Butterfly Rainforest.
Duties inci helping in butterfly rearing lab.
Wknd & holiday avail. req. Email resume:
email@example.com or fax resume
to Jay: (352)955-6511 Deadline 10/28/05
SEAMSTRESSES & PATTERN CUTTERS
NEEDED. Work at your location.
Experienced. Call Hilllary (352) 246-8470 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 10-28-5-14
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING TUTOR
NEEDED for ACG 2021. Prefer familiar-
ity w/Prof Lin. concepts. 352-846-6387
INTERNET SALES MANAGER WANTED:
Will be responsible for Internet sales, web-
site design and maintenance, processing
and shipping of orders, online shopping cart,
customer contact and some phone calls.
Full-time position ONLY; 40-50 hours per
week.Experience in consumer electronics
a must. Minimum 2-yr commitment. Back
ground check required. 352-378-0192; ask
for Frank. 10-28-5-14
BUCK WAIT STAFF
Good base pay plus tips
Flexible hours. Oppty for advancement
Call Kelly at 352-375-0077
For toddler 3 days/wk, M-W-F, 9-5. $8/hr,
Exp pref, ref req. Contact 514-0749
Group 5 & Associates, local advertising,
marketing and public relations agency, an-
nounces a position available for an Assistant
Account Executive. Responsibilities include
developing and implementing marketing
and budget plans, local and statewide
media planning, placement and tracking,
copywriting and copyediting, research and
other client-related tasks. Excellent writing
skills required. Proficiency with Microsoft
Office required especially in Excel for bud-
gets and agendas. Position requires ability
to prioritize and multi-task projects. Please
e-mail resumes to Suzanne Bachus at
PT DRIVER AVAILABLE
National company. Mon-Fri. Apply in person
@ 3005 SW Williston Rd or send resume to
SM Help Wanted
for 2 girls 5 & 8. Minimum 2 evenings per wk.
Transportation required. Call 352-281-0222
JOBS START @ NOON
20 to 30 hrs per week, 4 jobs $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008 11-7-10-14
MWF NANNY for newborn !!! $$$!
Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008 10-31-5-14
OPUS CAFE COFFEE BAR
Work @ a fast-paced coffee bar near cam-
pus. Searching for dependable students to
work between 18-24 hrs/wk. Morning & after-
noon weekday shifts available Call Tim @
352-376-4823 for more info. 10-27-3-14
SUCCESSORIES Oaks Mall
We're looking for motivated people to join our
team! P/T, flexible scheduling. Apply at store
331-5900 wemotivate.com 11-1-5-14
TCBY on 34th St.
NOW HIRING ALL SHIFTS.
Apply in person. 12-7-28-14
Brinks authorized dealer looking for top
sales person. Lead program, top commis-
sion. Support/training. Set your own hours.
Excellent job for college student. Call 1-866-
needed at Tumblemania in High Springs.
Call 386-454-1779 for more info. 11-8-10-14
FIVE STAR PIZZA on Tower Rd.
Now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS. Flexible
hours. Closing shifts earn over $100.
Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 11-8-10-14
Nanny needed M-F Full Time
for twin girls at the beginning of the year.
References required. 262-4437 11-8-10-14
ALACHUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Part Time Criminal Justice Tech
Advanced technical .clerical/
record work associated w/inmate
records. 20-30 hrs/week.
Starting salary: $10/hr+benefits
HS/GED, 18+yrs, Type 30 CWPM
Deadline: November 4, 2005
2621 SE Hawthorne Road
Gainesville, FL 32641
LOCAL A/G CHURCH NEEDS WORSHIP
songs. Paid positions. Call Pastor Terry, 352-
472-5433 or 472-7736 11-8-10-14
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING CLERK
for sitework construction office. Quickbooks
exp. pref. Ideal for business or account-
ing major. Min 20hrs/wk. Call 335-1711
)] Help Wanted
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shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5pm Monday through
Thursday & leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
Great Environment/Wknds/Flexible Hours
No Phone Calls/ Must Have Experience
Email refs. to email@example.com
JW Furniture seeks M/F energetic, motivated
employees .that are commission driven.
Contact Alex Cutler 305-766-6339 11-2-
Major Internet Retailer
Customer Svc., sales, shipping,
advertising, marketing, graphics,
programmers, photography, etc.
OFFICE ASSISTANT Immediate PT posi-
tion approx 20 hrs/wk. Spread sheets & gen-
eral office duties. $10/hr. Send resume and
indicate times available. Fax to Florida Gas
Utility. 334-0789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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for authentic New York-style hand-tossed
pizza. EXPERIENCE NECESSARY $10/hr
to start. Tues-Fri, 2-10pm. Call 745-0456
is now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS. Come by
and fill out an application at 1710 SW 13th
St. 372-4848 11-30-19-14
SHIFT WORK 7/24, 365
We can work with your schedule. Contact
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Seeking recent grads/current students in
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children and adults with autism. $10/hr. Call
Mark at 332-8588 11-1-3-14
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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
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on premisis 35+ yrs exp. Lessons avail.
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EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
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Call Rick-I'm quick! RICK'S MOBILE AUTO
A/C, All Freons-oils, computer diagnosis
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welcome. I'm a 30 yr. pro. 376-3831 11-2-
BRIDLEWOOD H.J. HORSE BOARDING
10 stall, concrete block barn w/lighted arena,
roundpen, trainer, and trails avail. 15 acres,
grassy pastures in Jonesville. Call 352-225-
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
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Greathouse Equestrian Center 12-7-43-15
7 Years of experience. B.S. in Engineering,
UF. English/Spanish. Call Francisco @352-
494-8582 OR 377-2526 Sliding Scale Rates
$59.00 336-8020 10-31-8-15
SOFT CONTACT LENSES
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OCEAN WAVES AND OTHER
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GUITAR, MANDOLIN & FIDDLE LESSONS
Beginners-advanced. Folk, bluegrass, blues
& popular. Flatpick & fingerpicking guitar
styles. Celtic & bluegrass fiddle & mandolin
styles. Alan Stowell 372-9248, 262-0171
LSAT AFFORDABLE TEST PREP
Full length course and private tutor-
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GUARANTEED. Call 372-8560 or 1-800-
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
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New Location Students- NoAppt Needed!
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334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
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'1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340-
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi: South of G'ville on 441
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
1107 SW2nd Ave 373-7070
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
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Ave 375-3752. 12-7-72-18
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CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go -
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Kickers, defense will
define Georgia game
Ican imagine what those of you heading to
Jacksonville this weekend are looking forward to.
You and eight or nine of your buddies have
pitched in money to stay at the Adam's Mark or
the Hilton downtown. You can't wait to get to the
Landing, where you'll meet and greet with those
lovely ladies from the Peach State.
Gentlemen, no more casual babes in Gators' tank
tops and khaki shorts for you. No, sir, the girls from
Georgia will be decked out in their finest red and
black dresses just like they were headed to the prom.
With the ESPN Gameday boys there, this is go-
ing to be the sweetest weekend of college football all
Well, that may be true as long as you don't count
the actual game between the
___. Gators and the Bulldogs.
| j Don't get me wrong. The
'.. tailgating and partying will still
-'-.* be there. However, I think this
;, is going to be one snoozer of a
game for most people watch-
Farzad Safi ing.
Far's Side The fans want to see Chris
firstname.lastname@example.org Leak throwing an 80-yard play-
action pass to Chad Jackson or
Georgia's Leonard Pope plow-
ing over three Gators' defenders. Sorry, but I doubt
you'll see too much of that.
The fact is that this is the year of defense in the
Southeastern Conference. It's no coincidence that
there isn't a single SEC team ranked in the top 30 in
total offense in the entire nation.
Let's remember that Leak has only thrown one
touchdown pass to four interceptions in UF's last
Take away Georgia's leading passer and third-
leading rusher in D.J. Shockley, and that pretty much
stunts the Bulldogs' offense, too.
Where will the points come from on Saturday?
The special teams!
The Gators' hero just might be none other than
walk-on kicker Chris Hetland.
Hetland has been the only Gator who has been
able to consistently put up points for Urban Meyer,
going 8 for 8 in field goals this year.
As good as Hetland has been, Georgia's kicker
has been just as reliable. Brandon Coutu has nailed
16 field goals so far and is actually the SEC's leading
You may think that kickers aren't real football
players, but when teams are evenly matched up, who
do you think makes the difference?
LSU defeated Auburn last weekend because
Auburn's kicker missed five field goals in the game,
including a crucial one in overtime.
After the Alabama loss, Meyer said, "If they want
me to kick field goals, they hired the wrong guy."
Well, Coach, that's admirable, but they did hire
you to win games, and it looks like Hetland is the
best card you've got in your hand right now.
McDonald hopes to spark UF
* JUNIOR EXPECTS GAME TO
BE A DEFENSIVE BATTLE.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
First on crutches, then on a re-
habilitating right leg, defensive end
Ray McDonald has been watching
the Gators closely for the last month.
Perhaps too closely.
He saw them annihilated at the
hands of Alabama's Brodie Croyle.
He witnessed the Tigers spoil what
should have been UF's five-turnover
He did try to come back for that
game. But just four weeks after par-
tially tearing the ACL in his right knee,
it was two plays punched in, the rest
of the time spent squirming on the
sidelines. Now, with Georgia standing
between UF and a last-ditch shot at the
Southeastern Conference champion-
Andy Apicella / Alligator
Ray McDonald sits out with an injured knee against Louisiana State on
Oct. 15. The defensive end said he will be ready for Georgia.
ship, McDonald will wait no more. He
may not be able to play every snap of
the game, but he'll do anything he ckit
to impact its outcome.
"I've been hurting these past few
weeks watching," McDonald said.
"I know we're 5-2 ... I've felt that I
could've helped my team out a lot
more. I wanted to help my team out a
lot more, but I was hurt. I feel like this
has to be my game right here."
More than ever, the Gators need
McDonald. With UF's offense floun-
dering and Georgia's attack hinging
on an arm more familiar with the punt
team than the first-string offense, the
game likely will be decided by the
"Of course, [Georgia's] going to
struggle a little bit," McDonald said.
"And our offense is kind of struggling,
so we've got to play for our offense.
It's going to be a great defensive game.
I think it will be a real low-scoring
The Gators lead the SEC with a
+13 turnover margin, with Georgia
in second place at +9. UF's No. 2 SEC
defense can only hope the injured D.J.
Shockley won't make a cameo in the
game. In Athens, Ga., there is no talk
of the possibility of a freak comeback.
Still, the Gators don't want to be am-
bushed by anything at this point.
"The bottom line is that we have
to get ready for Georgia's offense,
and whoever is the quarterback, is the
quarterback," co-defensive coordira-
tor Greg Mattison said. "Some guys
obviously bring other things to the
table, but we still have to go about it as
if he is coming back."
Even if. the incumbent doesn't
play, quarterback Joe Tereshinski 1ll
certainly has weapons to work with.
And there's the mammoth tight end
Leonard Pope. Then there's the con-
ference's most athletic, running back
tandem: the two-headed monster of
Thomas Brown and Danny Ware has
combined for 734 rushing yards.
"They're some good ones," Coach
Urban Meyer said. "They're not neces-
sarily the biggest, but these guys have
had some great games in the past, and
they're extremely fast."
UF's linebacker unit could pres-
ent problems of its own. Linebacker
Brandon Siler will play on a sore left
ankle he sprained toward the end of
the Louisiana State game. His replace-
ment, freshman Jon Demps, is out for
the season. Still, barring some new in-
jury, UF's defense feels it can compen-
sate for any spread offense woes.
"We try to put every game on our
back, because we feel like we have the
ability to do that," Siler said. "We're
just that good."
SE : PASSFFICIENC
1. Shockley, UGA
2. Mitchell, SC
3. Croyle, ALA
4. Russell, LSU
5. Cox, AU
6. Leak, UF
*NCAA Football: No. 13 Boston
College vs. No. 3 Virginia Tech
ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Line: Virginia Tech by 14
N It's Gators vs. Gators tonight as the UF
men's basketball team will hold a scrim-
mage at the O'Connell Center at 6 p.m.
Admission is free.
E 2001: In Steve Spurrier's final appear-
ance at the Cocktail Party, the No. 6 Gators
defeat-No. 15 Georgia 24-10. UF had a
chance at the national title game, but fell
in the season finale to Tennessee.
22, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005
Fresh off injury, soccer star wins SEC honors
By SPENCER DAVIS-VANNESS
Imagine what Megan Kerns can do on
the field when she's healthy.
UF soccer coach Becky Burleigh said on
Monday that Kerns is still not fully healed
from a torn meniscus suffered in the season
opener and will continue rehabilitation.
Despite the lingering injury, Kerns re-
ceived Southeastern Conference Freshman
of the Week honors for her performances
against Louisiana State and Arkansas dur-
ing the past weekend.
Kerns scored a goal in both matches,
claiming the first point of the match against
the Tigers and picking up the No. 17 Gators'
(12-4-1, 7-2-1 SEC) lone goal against the
Razorbacks on a 20-yard free kick.
"It's a really great feeling, a great hon-
or," Kerns said. "I'm really surprised to be
back this quickly. The doctors didn't really
give me this chance at all."
Burleigh praised Kerns' durability and
"When she gets to 100 percent and she
gets a little more experience, she's going to
be someone you guys are going to hear a lot
more about," Burleigh said.
Kerns is the second UF freshman to
earn the award this season. Fellow for-
ward Katie Green picked up the honors
for her performances against Kentucky and
Vanderbilt earlier this year.
HEALTHY GATORS?: For the first time in
weeks, the Gators could enter this weekend
with a full roster.
Kim Klement Alligalor
Freshman Megan Kerns might not be fully healed from an early season injury, but she
was healthy enough to earn SEC Freshman of the Week honors.
Sophomore forward Bianca Gibbs will will be off crutches and back in uniform
play this weekend, Burleigh said. Gibbs after spending several weeks out with a
suffered a hyperextended'left knee against stress fracture in her left shin. Abdullah
Mississippi, which was reaggravated a- will dress, but Burleigh said her playing
week later against Arkansas. status would be decided later.
Freshman forward Ameera Abdullah The biggest question mark might be
sophomore defender Ashley Harris, who
injured her knee against Louisiana State
this past weekend.
Harris was scheduled for an MRI
Thursday evening, but until the results
are in, her status for this weekend remains
"I can run on [the knee], but it's just
cutting and passing that are a problem,"
Harris said. "I'll keep doing what I've
been doing, just running and passing the
ball around, and hopefully I won't feel the
FOTOPOULOS RETURNS: Assistant coach
Danielle Fotopoulos returned to the team
this week after spending several weeks
playing on the U.S. Women's National
Fotopoulos played in matches against
Australia and Mexico alongside fellow
former Gators Abby Wambach and Heather
"It's a blast," she said. "Obviously,
getting to go play with old teammates is
always great at the highest level in the
Fotopoulos said she continued to keep
up with some of her coaching duties while
away by keeping in touch with Burleigh,
text messaging with players and recruiting
from the road.
But for the most part, Fotopoulos said
the trip gave her a chance to look at the
game of soccer a little differently again.
"It gave me a little break from a being
a coach and allows me to get back into the
players' perspective again," she said.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 3
Gators unfazed by national attention
By IAN FISHER
Alligator Staff Writer
Even though ESPN GameDay and
ESPN2's Cold Pizza are going to be in
Jacksonville this weekend for the an-
nual Florida-Georgia game, some of the
Gators say it won't really sink in until
they arrive at the cocktail party.
"You love to have that kind of
publicity, but it really slips your mind
sometimes," sophomore linebacker
Brandon Siler said. "You don't see it un-
til you get there. 'Oh, shoot- Ga meDa
is here.' It finally sets in."
Siler said the Gators have bigger
things to worry about than the national
hype that will be cast upon this game
with ESPN in town.
"You don't really play for those types
of things," Siler said. "We still have our
vision on the SEC Championship. We
know some things have to happen, but
the first thing we have to do is handle
our business in Jacksonville."
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UF linebacker Brandon Siler hits Mississippi State receiver Tee Milions during
the Gators' 35-9 win against the Bulldogs on Oct. 8, knocking the ball loose.
Although that may not impress Siler,
one thing that d id impress him last year
was how the crowd is split in half. Siler
was a freshman and didn't quite know
what to expect.
TPepple told me about it on the
way over, and I was like, 'What? Half
and half?'" Siler said. "I didn't know
exactly how that was going to be split,
but it's like a perfect line bam right
down the middle. It's kind of amazing
at first; I wonder how they get down
Cold Pizza will air from 8 a.m. to
10 a.m. Friday, and fans are encour-
aged to join the crowd in front of Alltel
INJURY UPDATES: Meyer reiterated
Wednesday that he expects Siler (ankle),
receiver Jemalle Cornelius (ankle) and
defensive end Ray McDonald (knee) to
be able to play against Georgia.
Meyer said McDonald had a good
practice but won't be back to 100 per-
cent on Saturday.
"I don't think he's well enough to
play a full game, but I think he's going
to get in there," Meyer said.
Cornelius and McDonald's health
improvements instill confidence on
both sides of the ball, Meyer said.
THIS AND THAT: Representatives from
the Peach Bowl will be in attendance
Saturday to scout UF and Georgia.
The Peach Bowl, scheduled for Dec.
30, is the only bowl that guarantees
an Atlantic Coast Conference vs. SEC
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Injury slows 'Fifth' Sutton's start with Gators
By DAN TREAT
What are your brothers named?
Well if you're UF freshman Jimmie Sutton, your brother's
name is Jimmie.
And Jimmie again.
4.Sutton, who shares the same name as his father and all
three of his brothers, is commonly referred to as "Fifth." In ad-
edition, he has "Fifth" tattooed on his left tricep and "World"
on his right, and he sports the number five on his jersey.
His brother, Jimmie fIl, plays defensive back for N.C. State
and made a recruiting pitch for the Wolfpack while "Fifth"
was in high school.
"He tried to get me to come up there and play football,"
Sutton said. "But I told him I wasn't going to play football,
and he also gave me good advice, saying football is a lot
harder in college than it is in high school."
The sixth of ten children, Sutton came to UF as perhaps
the least heralded member of his freshman class. Maybe it's
Kim Klement/ Alliga
At Madness 2005, Jimmie Sutton holds the ball for his teammate Walter Hodge, setting him up for a slam dunk.
"'tton was cleared to practice this week while recovering from a torn ACL suffered during the spring.
because basketball wasn't always his game.
In addition to being an All-Broward basketball player at
North Broward Prep, he was also All-State in football.
"[Basketball] became a big part because I got bigger,"
Sutton said. "I went from 6-foot-5 to 6-foot-9 real quick, and
football wasn't for me anymore."
A self-described defense-first player, Sutton left North
Broward as the school's all-time leader in both dunks and
blocked shots, after averaging 12.5 points and 10.5 rebounds
his senior year.
He anticipates having a similar function with the Gators.
"My role on the team is just going to be defense and what-
ever Coach [Billy] Donovan gives to me," Sutton said.
While Sutton could provide valuable services to a front-
court lacking depth, before he can develop a role and earn
minutes, he's going to have to return from an ACL tear he suf-
fered in April. It's an injury Donovan described as extremely
"He had a very, very severe ACL in which he tore part of
the bone off his knee cap," Donovan said. "It was probably
about as severe as you could have, so it was a total knee re-
Sutton had the knee rescoped four weeks ago because the
injury had been slowing him down during fall drills. He par-
ticipated in his first, albeit limited-contact, practice Tuesday.
How much he will develop throughout the course of the
season is now largely dependent on how often he is able to
"I'm not worried about his work ethic or his attitude or
how hard he's going to try," Donovan said. "I'm worried
about, like we saw when we started pre-season workouts,
him having constant swelling, him practicing one day and
having to sit out two, just what type of level of consistency
can we get out of him.
"I think it's hard to get any consistency out of a freshman
that's going to be periodically practicing. I think the biggest
thing for him in his growth and development this year would
be if we can have him utilize every single day in practice."
For his part, Sutton is ready to step up and contribute, due
largely in part to the depth issues.
"I don't think I'm going to be too limited," Sutton said. "I
mean, I'm going to have to step up, because we have trouble
on the inside right now."
Swimmers to begin rivalry weekend early against UGA
* LOCHTE IS EXPECTED TO
RETURN TO THE POOL.
By RACHEL ROBINS
As the football team prepares for
its cocktail party this weekend, UF's
swim team will hold a premature
The UF men's and women's
swimming and diving teams
will travel to face Southeastern
Conference rival Georgia today at
The men's team (2-2, 1-0 SEC) is
coming off weekend losses to Texas
and California, but Coach Gregg
Troy did not dwell on the disap-
"The guys swam well," Troy
said. "We just got beat by teams that
are better than us at the moment."
The men's team was without
senior Olympic gold medalist Ryan
Lochte, but Troy expects him to be
back in the pool today.
"I still think Georgia is the
best [women's] team in the
country. We have to swim
well across the field to
UF swimming coach
While-Troy is hoping the Gators
can get back to their winning ways
against Georgia, he knows the
Bulldogs will put up a fight.
"Georgia is not as deep as we
are," he said. "[But] we always get
their best shot."
The women's team (3-0, 1-0 SEC)
also was missing a key swimmer at
its last meet.
Sophomore Caroline Burckle
battled the flu last weekend and was
unable to participate.
Troy said she will be ready to go
against No. 3 Georgia.
Even though the women were
short-handed, they were still able
to defeat Southern Methodist 125-
118 on Oct. 20 and capture second
place at the Dallas Classic. In a top-
25 poll released Oct. 20, the College
Swimming Coaches Association of
America ranked the women's team
No. 1 in the nation.
But Troy feels that today's op-
ponent should actually be ranked
ahead of the Gators.
"I still think Georgia is the best
[women's] team in the country,"
Troy said. "We have to swim well
. across the field to beat them."
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