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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 77 We Inform. You Decide.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006
UF officials to shut down low-cost co-op
By DAVID COHEN
Jorge Cabrera, vice president of the Collegiate Living Organization, moves a
code violation. UF officials are trying to close the co-op.
Booze posters trashed
* A POSTER SALE WAS ASKED TO BE
DISCREET WITH ALCOHOLIC IMAGES.
By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Contributing Writer
If you're looking for a John Belushi poster
to add some flair to your room, you probably
won't find one at the poster sale that inundates
the Reitz Union Colonnade each semester and
The poster sale was asked to downplay
alcohol-related images this semester, the latest
policy change in UF President Bernie Machen's
campaign against binge and underage drink-
ing. The sale organizers said the university
asked them not to include alcohol posters, but
one UF official said he only asked them to be
The decision came about because of a
poster on display last semester from the movie
"Animal House" featuring actor John Belushi
downing a bottle of Jack Daniel's whiskey.
Because the UF Arts & Crafts Center gains
a percentage of the sale's profit, the university
found alcohol-promoting posters inappropri-
ate in light of its efforts to encourage respon-
sible drinking, said Jill Keezer, the director of
the center, which is located in the basement of
the Reitz Union.
Michael Mironack, the director of op-
erations for the Reitz Union, asked Keezer in a
SEE ALCOHOL, PAGE 5
Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
bundle of electrical cords to correct a fire-
They need to find new homes, according to UF's
Their building just doesn't cut it.
The students got the notice Monday: Move out by
March 17 at 4 p.m.
About 70 students in the Collegiate Living
Organization will no longer be able to live in their co-op,
low-rent facility because UF officials say it's simply too
CLO members said they were expecting a friendly
visit from UF officials Monday, but instead they received
the devastating and confusing news.
"There was no impression that this was going to be
a serious meeting," CLO public relations officer Sarah
Lusfman said. "We continued to let them talk, and then
we started to ask questions."
While they were given just over two months notice
on their homes, it was five days for their kitchen, which
is set to dose tonight.
"Why weren't we told three years ago about the
shape of the building before we spent $50,000 on re-
pairs?" one member asked, according to the meeting's
"We don't know," the advisor replied.
"We've had numerous inspections, and not once
were we told that we were going to be shut down real
soon," another member piped in at the meeting.
"In the past it was Band-Aids," the advisor said,
according to the minutes. "Band-Aids won't fix this
Too Great a Cost
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Dave
Kratzer said the first fix is dosing the kitchen, which is
SEE HOUSING, PAGE 5
Greeks open Rush
By KYLIE CRAIG
Boat shoes are everywhere. No
pair of sunglasses is safe without
Croakies. And Pikes park a huge
Hummer on the front steps of their
It's time for Spring Rush. This is
what to expect.
The festivities officially begin
Tuesday and wrap up Saturday eve-
All 25 Interfraternity Council
chapter houses will host a lunch from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dinner from 5 to 6
p.m. and an evening event from 8 to
10 p.m. each day. Rushees can visit the
houses on any day they
Greek like and can receive a bid
Life and a free meal anytime
throughout the week.
There's a lot to do, a
lot of people to meet and even more
There are the fraternities that stick
SEE RUSH, PAGE 5
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when the women's
lost to Kentucky
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 13,2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3
Students still iffy on safety of Ocala National Forest
Dead bodies are sometimes found
By JESSICA RIFFEL
Outdoor enthusiast Taylor Gilliland, a UF
student, is prepared for snakes, bears and al-
ligators, but he didn't expect campers would
need to defend themselves against a human.
"I feel very safe no matter where I go camp-
ing," Gilliland said. "We just prepare for what
natural things could go wrong."
Gilliland, president of UF's Outdoor
Adventure Recreation organization, was
shocked when he heard about the Jan. 6 mur-
ders of two SFCC students.
Amber Peck and John Parker, both 26, were
gunned down in Ocala National Forest, and
their bodies were found Saturday morning.
Suspect Leo Lancing Boatman, 19, is being
held in the Marion County Jail.
"It easily could have been two of our
members out on their own or on, a trip with
the dub," Gilliland said. "That's what really
hit home that it could have affected any
Denise Rains, a spokeswoman for the
USDA Forest Service in Florida, said murders
are extremely rare in the park, which receives
about 2 million visitors each year.
"The Ocala (National Forest) is still a very
safe place for people to be," Rains said. "The
homicides that happened were very random
The forest has two law enforcement offi-
cers, and park officials pay Marion and Lake
county officers to patrol the grounds, she said.
But the park spans almost 400,000 acres.
Most of that area is not regularly patrolled,
In 1994, a FSU student was killed and his
sister raped in the forest.
Bodies are occasionally found in the park,
but the murders usually do not occur on park
grounds, Rains said.
"The Ocala (National Forest) is still
a very safe place for people to be.
The homicides that happened were
very random acts."
Spokeswoman for the USDA Forest Service
"When murders happen, the bodies are
sometimes dumped here," she said. "The
Ocala (National Forest) is one of the most ur-
ban forests since it's near Tampa, Orlando and
Daytona, so we do have more urban issues
than other parks."
Before Peck and Parker were murdered last
week, Rains said the park's main concern was
its homeless population.
"We have had an issue with people living
in the forest," Rains said. "It's something that
we're very empathetic about, but the park's
not someplace that they can stay."
She said the homeless set up tents and in-
timidate the park's visitors.
Gilliland said for about one year the
Outdoor Adventure Recreation organization
has cautioned against camping in the Ocala
National Forest because of the presence of
"It's a very attractive place to go, but I have
heard from some members that there are va-
grants on the backcountry trails, and they are
sometimes threatening," Gilliland said.
Rains said the homeless are generally
harmless, but the park still plans to reduce the
problem by limiting the duration of campers'
Brain bowl tests young minds
By JACQUELINE DAVISON
The closest nail-biting
match-up since the UF-
Vanderbilt game hit Gainesville
on Thursday night.
Though it wasn't quite
on the same scale, the Black
History Cultural Brain Bowl
at the Martin Luther King Jr.
Multipurpose Center did re-
quire a sudden death round to
declare a victor.
Middle and high school
students comprised each of the
four teams Johnson Chapel
Luanne Dietz/ Alligator
Nicole Brown, 14, admires the champion trophy that her youth
team, of Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church, won
during the Black History Cultural Brain Bowl on Thursday.
Baptist Church, Mount Olive
AME Church, Mount Pleasant
United Methodist Church and
Passage Family Church.
"The purpose of doing this
is to encourage our young
people to learn more about their
African American culture, to
work cooperatively with each
other, to foster leadership skills
and to become so curious that
they work a little more," said
Cynthia E. Mingo, coordinator
of the brain bowl.
One month ago, the teams
were given approximately 200
questions and answers regard-
ing black history.
Questions ranged from
"what popular string instru-
ment was brought by slaves in
the 17th century?" (the banjo)
to "who was the first African
American woman to host a
syndicated television show?"
The winning team, Mount
Olive AME Church, beat Mount
Pleasant United Methodist
Church in the sudden death
round by answering from a
pool of ten secret questions.
Jay Stephenson, 16, an-
swered the two winning ques-
tions for his team.
"I was just going through
my head and the. answers
popped up," Stephenson said.
"I answered one question from
watching Discovery Channel."
Team coach G.W. Mingo,
Cynthia Mingo's husband, has
been involved in coaching vari-
ous brain bowls for more than
20 years. After retiring from his
job in the Upward Bound pro-
gram at UF,.he wanted to help
"I'm going to give them a
treat," he said of his winning
team. "I'll probably take them
to an all-you-can-eat buffet."
* FAMILY SAYS THEY CAN
FOCUS ON MOURNING.
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
The families and friends
of two SFCC students who
were murdered last week are
preparing to mourn now that
police have arrested a suspect.
On Tuesday, police arrested
19-year-old Leo Lancing
Boatman, the man who they
believe killed Amber Peck and
John Parker, both 26, with an
AK-47 assault rifle in Ocala
Marion County spokes-
woman Sue Livoti said police
have found all the evidence
they need to know Boatman
committed the crime.
Friends and family mem-
bers are focusing on honoring
Peck and Parker's memory.
"We will be holding
services for family only in
Michigan," said Peck's moth-
er, Glenda Peck.
The SFCC student affairs
office is also planning memo-
rial services, 'according to an
assistant of the vice president
of student affairs.
Veterans are planning an
additional memorial service at
SFCC for Parker, who served
in the Marine Corps for five
SFCC has not announced a
date for any services.
"John was an incredible
soldier," said John Gebhardt,
veteran advocate at the Office
of Veteran affairs at SFCC. "He
will be missed."
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4, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006
Ads aim to boost UF prestige
By MARIA LAVERGHETrA
UF will launch a $400,000 nation-
al marketing campaign next month
in hopes to ultimately expand the
The campaign, spanning from
mid-February to April 1, mainly
will target Florida legislators and
opinion leaders, said Joseph Hice,
associate vice president for market-
ing and public relations.
In a presentation at the Welcome
Center in the Reitz Union on
Thursday afternoon, he said the
campaign dates were determined
by the 2006 legislative session, from
March 7 to May 5.
"When the legislators are sitting
down to develop their budgets, we
want them to be thinking about UF,"
Since government controls the
budgets of public universities, tar-
geting the Legislature and opinion
leaders would be beneficial, he said.
Fletcher Martin, the main mar-
keting firm behind the project, along
with the faculty, staff and adminis-
tration have two main goals for UF:
to be in the Top 10 public universi-
ties in the nation and the Top 30 for
both public and private universities,
The new advertising strategies
include a new logo for the Gator
Nation, posters, billboards placed
in both Tallahassee and Gainesville,
commercials aired on cable televi-
sion through Cox Communications
and print advertising.
The print advertising section
will target elite magazines such as
The New Yorker, Harpers and the
Smithsonian to reach the target au-
dience, Hice said.
"There is not another university
in the nation that is doing this," Hice
"When the legislators are
sitting down to develop'
their budgets, we want
them to be thinking about
associate vice president for
marketing and public relations
Another part of the budget, "The
Undergraduate," is a video geared
toward high school students and
parents browsing colleges that also
pushes the idea of a greater Gator
Nation, Hice said.
The campaign is trying to reach
a more elite audience, branching off
from the free advertising afforded
by Gators basketball and football,
said Allyson Beutke, coordinator
for information and publications
for the College of Liberal Arts and
"I don't think [the Gator Nation]
was getting out as widely as it
could," Beutke said. "I think it is
good that they are branching out
and getting it across the state."
This new campaign aims to in-
crease the quality and reputation of
the Gator Nation, which consists of
everyone who has come in. contact
with UF, Hice said.
The public relations sector of the
campaign is designed to promote
new communication both internally
and externally, said Karen Willis,
coordinator of marketing for univer-
"We've never done a campaign
of this size, ever," she said. "It is
Through the new UF
Communications Network, or
UFCN, an advisory board with
members that include faculty, staff
and students, will elect subcommit-
tees geared toward the main ideas
of the campaign namely internal,
communications, marketing, public
relations and web and electronics,
Although the campaign has
high-reaching ideals, this is not
something that is going to change
overnight, Beutke said.
"You can't put a time limit on it,
but the whole goal is to get into the
Top 10,". Beutke said. "That could
take three years or 10 years."
The campaign's roots stem from
66 surveys that were sent out among
the faculty, staff and administration.
Of the surveys, 46 were returned.
The lawmakers have never seen
a campaign like this, Beutke said.
"They had talked about it in the
past, but there had always been a big
concern with money," Beutke said.
"There had never been a marketing
budget for UF. I think UF is realizing
we need a marketing budget."
Andrea Morales/ Alligator Statf
A new commercial intended, to recruit more students and broaden UF's
appeal was unveiled Thursday at the Reitz Union Welcome Center.
Five UF colleges still in search for permanent deans
College of Veterinary Medicine
dean since 1997; leaving in
ge of Journalism and
communications i' -
since 1994; contract ... '
expires July 1
College of Health and Human
Jill W. Varnes
appointed interim dean July 2003
allege of Fine Arts
ted interim dean July 1
College of Design, Construction
r appointed interim dean Aug. 6
Jennifer LaBrie / Alligator Staff
* THE NEW PROVOST PLANS TO FILL THE
POSITIONS WITHIN SIX MONTHS.
By JOHN W. COX
School officials may soon have to hang a "deans
Five of UF's 16 colleges are without permanent
Three of those colleges have interim deans, and
officials hope to have the other two interim posi-
tions filled by late Spring, UF Provost Janie Fouke
Fouke said she plans on having permanent
deans under contract for UF's College of Design,
Construction & Planning; College of Health and
Human Performance; and College of Fine Arts in
about six months.
Terry Hynes, who will remain dean of the
College of Journalism and Communications for six
more months, will move to UF's public relations
office, and Joseph DiPietro will leave his position
with the College of Veterinary Medicine to take a
post at the University of Tennessee in February.
The College of Health and Human Performance
is expected to have the first permanent replace-
ment of the five, Fouke said.
"The search is going very well," said Mandelyn
Hutcherson, who is heading the search for the
college's new dean.
They have received more than 30 applications
and plan to make a recommendation to the provost
by April 1, Hutcherson said.
"There's a huge interest in a top-tier college like
we are," she said.
.Robert Grist, chair of the department -of land-
scape agriculture, said he hopes the College of
Design, Construction & Planning will hire a well-
rounded dean, but he has been very happy with
the job Anthony Dasta, the interim, has done.
"The interim dean is doing a great job," Grist
said. "He's a good caretaker of the college."
A smooth transition period from one dean to
the next is critical because they are responsible for
procuring donations, Fouke said.
"A big part of a dean's job today is building
relationships with alumni and donors," she said.
"You hope the relationship with [the university]
transcends the personal relationship."
Barbara Korner has been interim dean of the
College of Fine Arts since July 1.
"There always can be a difficult time of transi-
tion," she said. "I will say it was fairly difficult in
the initial months of transition because we were
short on staff."
Korner, whose contract will end June 30, said
the most important thing a temporary dean can do
is keep the college moving in the right direction.
-"You have to keep the long-term in mind even
though you're in an interim position," she said.
"Everyone has worked hard to .make this a suc-
Fouke said the process to fill the openings has
taken longer because she only took over as provost
The positions might have already been filled
had a permanent provost been in place when the
deans left, she said.
"We're a little backed up," Fouke said.
From her experience, having several dean posi-
tions open is not unusual because they often leave
after only a few years, Fouke said.
"You're going to expect to have oneq r two com-
* ing or going all-the time," she said.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006 M ALLIGATOR, 5
Students learn, debate on drunken sex, date rape
a i By PANAGIOTA PAPAKOS
SAlligator Contributing Writer
.. au Students who attended the
I -_ H '"Drunk Sex or Date Rape?" seminar
II 1* *I Thursday night learned that yes
g doesn't always mean yes.
r i m Acting Against Rape
Every Students Task Force
(A.A.R.E.S.T.) and the University
Athletics Association co-spon-
sored the interactive seminar at
Hillel, UF's Jewish student cen-
ter, as a part of Sexual Assault
Brett Sokolow, the keynote
speaker and founder of the National
Center for Higher Education Risk
Management, has traveled to more
than 1,200 college campuses dis-
cussing sexual assault. He is also a
W higher education attorney.
'7. ""We wanted to bring someone
.... who would benefit the entire uni-
.... versity," said Veronica Cooper, vice
"-. chairwoman of A.R.R.E.S.T.
Chris Machen, UF President
Bernie Machen's wife, gave a brief
.- speech before introducing Sokolow.
Octaian Cantilli.' Alligator "It's not a women's issue or a
Brett Sokolow leads a debate regarding a-student rape case in front of a mixed crowd of students and men's issue," she said. "It is a corn-
non-students at the Hillel Center on University Avenue. munityissue."
Officials deem the 33-year-old building too unsafe
She added that sexual assault
is an important issue on campus
in light of recent events. Two boys
were arrested on a charge of sexual
battery of a girl in the stadium last
In college rapes, 75 percent of
the perpetrators and 57 percent of
the victims are intoxicated when the
crime occurs, according to the US
Department of Justice.
"At the time of sex,
On- you need to under-
CampuS .stand the who, what,
when, where, why
and how of what you are about to,
do," Sokolow said.
According to Florida law, if
someone is intoxicated with an
.08 blood-alcohol content, then
they are legally unable to consent
Sokolow presented the audience
with an actual rape case and asked
students to act as a jury by debating
the case and determining the verdict
- drunk sex or date rape?
The audience of about 60 stu-
dents was equally split on whether
or not a crime actually occurred.
"It could happen to anyone,"
said Jillian Bragman, a freshmen
HOUSING, from page 1
in violation of fire codes.
"All kitchen facility usage will cease, and
power will be removed from appliances,"
stated a letter delivered Thursday to the
UF says the CLO building needs about
$500,000 worth of repairs to bring it up to
"Basically the building is just getting
old," Kratzer said of the 33-year-old struc-
ture. "We simply don't think we can allow it
to exist. The cost is just too much. We don't
have that, and the organization doesn't have
it. It has to be sold."
An "Ugly" Situation
But former CLO President John Jasinski
said the organization has other ideas.
"Our plan. is to not allow them to dose
the kitchen," Jasinski said. "We are going to
politely tell the person that comes to leave.
They are trespassing."
He said UF has generally left CLO alone,
and the recent inspection was the first thor-
ough one conducted by UF.
"It's probably going to be ugly from
here," he said.
Kratzer said administrators have given
about 100 resident listings for the students
to move to.
"I think we are pretty dedicated to help
them," he said, noting that one student has
already moved into a UF hall..
CLO members chip in to help each other
fix most of the maintenance issues that con-
said, in accordance with
the trust,. UP is respon-
sible for students' safety,
noting that standards
for university facilities
are "probably higher"
than their non-university
He said Greek organi-
zations are in a different position than CLO
because the properties are owned by the
CLO began at UF in 1931 when profes-
sor Joseph Fulk dedicated the building to his
"To provide inexpensive housing for UF
students of limited means who are willing
to work together," a plaque in the cafeteria
Fulk signed a trust deed with UF in 1947,
which states that the land would have to be
publicly sold if students left and the money
used for needy student scholarships.
Jasinski said he thinks UF will to try to
buy the land for its own use.
"If we could find some wealthy alumni
who would want to step up, that could be
an option," he said.
One Last Meal
Their chef may cook his last meal at the
facility today. On the menu: fresh salmon
and handmade chocolate eclairs.
Marc Ittah said he loves his kitchen,
which UF says has unsafe power cords,
improper wiring, unprotected bulbs arid
"I can't complain about anything," said
the veteran chef who trained in France. "I
don't want to go looking for another job."
Victoria Davis, who has lived at the cen-
ter for about five days, said that without the
all-inclusive $275 rent, she could only afford
one meal a day.
Former CLO President Adrienne Harris
said she was shocked to hear the news.
"This is my home. I'm sure people will
fight for this," she said.
Frats woo rushees with sports, women and mellow dinners
RUSH, from p
to the laid-back app
there are the fraterni
Rush Week to host b
Most rushees sta
with two or three fr
mind to visit. But
aren't interested in
ternities, it's worth
to some houses sin
The most enter
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is Pike. Last Spring
young women froi
H6oters greet thd tu
Lambda Chi is also a pretty
age 1 good bet. Jousting night is
Wednesday, and they'll wrap
roach. And up the week with a mechanical
ties that use bull Friday.
ig events. But some fraternities don't
ig eventse, take this route.
Lrt the week
aternities in One of them is Sigma Alpha
even if they Epsilon. Sig Ep President Dell
all the fra- Dailey said the fraternity sticks
showing up to a more relaxed atmosphere so
ply for the that the rushees and fraternity
brothers can spend more time
ining stop hanging out with one another.
Row sto "For the rushees it's impor-
they let the tant to leam about the house,
m the local not about the foam parties, mud
sthe local wrestling and boxing tourna-
I ments," Dailey said. "We don't
"For the rushees it's im-
portant to learn about
the house, not about
the foam parties, mud.
wrestling and boxing
Sigma Alpha Epsilon president
want to focus our attention on
the event. We want to focus our
attention on the rushees."
Sigma Chi is known for
being fairly laid-back as well.
Current members change things
up during dinner by bringing in
fraternity alumni to speak.
Most rushees have had at
least one semester'to adapt to
UF's campus, have figured out
the right course load and have
said goodbye to football season.
UF junior Karan Desai went
through Spring Rush in 2004
and joined Alpha Tau Omega.
Desai said he waited the extra
semester before rushing so he
could figure out if Greek life
was for him.
"I used that semester to learn
about the fraternities," he said.
"Coming into college, I didn't
know much about Greek life
ALCOHOL from page 1
September e-mail to exclude alcohol-
related posters in the next sale.
"Given that the university com-
munity is sensitive to the issue of
underage drinking, it isn't appropri-
ate to have items on display that will
promote those behaviors," Mironack
Mironack asked the poster sale
not to display alcohol-related im-
ages prominently in places such as on
walls next to the check-out counter or
on the first page of the poster books,
"We wouldn't restrict the sale of
those posters per se," Mirpnack said.
"We just asked them to be sensitive to
what we're trying to accomplish."
Some colleges allow the. New
York-based supplier, Prolific Art, to
sell alcohol-related posters, but not
to display them, said Jeff Apostolou,
"On all the campuses we sell on,
never have we been told we can't sell
them," Apostolou said. "We've been
asked not to display them before, but
not selling them is an issue of censor-
Third-year political science major
Marvin Simeon said he doesn't think
restricting the sale of alcohol-related
posters is an effective way for UF to
decrease underage drinking.
"A poster doesn't have much influ-
ence on student drinking," Simeon
said. "Not selling posters at a school
poster sale won't stop students from
doing what they want."
6, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 13,2006
It's the end of the first week of classes, and we're all just get-
ting used to our new schedules. But it's been tough. Being back
in school has been quite a jolt to our internal docks.
No more late-night barhopping.
No more staying up until 4 a.m. to watch "I Love Lucy"
And no more sleeping until 3 in the afternoon.
Quite frankly, we're exhausted. Reviewing all of those syl-
labi has really worn us out. But we've saved up just enough
energy for one more column before we pass out this weekend.
So pop some caffeine pills, grab yourself a cup of joe and
hold on because it's just about time for this week's edition of...
Darts and Laurels
We begin by laying a some-people-just-don't-know-when-
to-sit-down-and-shut-up DART on the forehead of our good
friend the Rev. Pat "P-Rob" Robertson. Last Thursday, the
questionable preacher suggested that Israeli Prime Minister
Ariel Sharon's critical stroke was a punishment from God.
The alleged infraction?
"He was dividing God's land."
We must have missed the scripture verse where God
threatens divine retribution against anyone seeking to bring
peace to the Middle East.
Robertson, no stranger to controversy, has previously
suggested that his prayers can steer hurricanes, that the US
Department of State should be nuked and that Sept.11, 2001
was God's penalty for the secularization of the American
We're really starting to wonder where Robertson buys his
On the same subject, we feel compelled to toss an it's-
about-time-somebody-put-that-guy-in-his-place LAUREL to
the Israeli government. When Robertson made his absurd
comment about the prime minister, did the Israeli government
just sit there and take it?
They cut off all communications with Robertson and any
group associated with him and permanently ended his in-
volvement with the Christian Heritage Center, a proposed
pilgrimage site for evangelicals located near the area where
We like their style.
But the extreme right wing doesn't have a monopoly on
ineptitude. In fact, we can think of plenty of targets right here
And so we throw out a don't-you-know-that-these-things-
take-time DART to our very own UF administration for keep-
ing us on a wholly ridiculous four-day drop/add period.
We demand better.
We know extending the drop/add period might be tough
on professors, but we have to make sure students have enough
time to fully check out all of the classes they're interested in.
Besides, nobody wants to teach a student who doesn't want
to be there.
Plus, students with classes that meet only Friday wouldn't
have been able to scope out the classes before drop/add pe-
.riod ends. The Registrar's Office says students in those situa-
tions won't be penalized, but why even put up with the extra
All we're asking for is one extra day.
And finally, because we're so underappreciated, we be-
stow an it's-about-time-we-get-some-recognition-around-here
LAUREL to none other than ourselves, the Alligator staff, for
handing out free pizza to driven, brilliant and healthy-looking
future Alligator workers today at our open house.
We probably don't have to remind anyone about the event,
but in case you've recently emerged from a coma, we'll give
you the story. We are holding our open house today from noon
until 5 p.m. And you are cordially invited to show up. Our of-
fices are located at 1105 W University Ave.
So stop in and say hello.
Just don't ask for too many autographs.
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Israeli actions not cause of unrest
Find it strange that Robert Heck and David Reznik,
in their attempt to slander the state of Israel in
Wednesday's paper, could not find a single fact to
prove or back up their skewed and anti-Semitic view
of Israel and the history of the Jewish state. How
could one write such a scathing attack on a nation,
claiming "institutionalized violence" and "repressive
military violence" without citing a single act of it?
The violence I have been seeing, along with most
Americans, is the public slaughter of innocent men,
women and children in venues such as pizzerias,
nightclubs and buses. The oppression I have seen
includes repeated attempts by every major Middle
Eastern Arab nation to destroy Israel since it became
a state by United Nations mandate in 1948.
The original UN partition of Palestine allotted the
Jews in Palestine a significantly smaller landmass than
what is now present day Israel land where Jews'
were the majority of the population. Immediately
following the UN resolution, Arab riots claimed the
lives of 271 Jews. Immediately following the May 14
Declaration of Independence, the five Arab armies of
Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq invaded the
small sliver of land that was Israel with the intent of
Quoting Azzam Pasha, the secretary-general of
the Arab League at the time: "This will be a war of
extermination and a momentous massacre, which
will be spoken of like the Mongolian massacres and
Following the Arab armies' defeat and the estab-
lishment of Israel, the following for an independent
Palestinian state was weak and seemed to have no
David backing the reason being
Drescher Arabs living in what is now the
Speaking Out West Bank were completely con-
tent to remain under Jordanian
rule. It was the Jordanians who had the problem with
taking responsibility for those Arabs living in the dis-
In 1967, Israel found herself under attack from
her Arab neighbors when Syria, Jordan, Egypt and
Lebanon invaded with the backing of Iraq, Algeria,
Kuwait and Sudan. Again in 1973, the Arabs invaded
Israel on the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom
There seems to be a trend in the violence and op-
pression the world has witnessed in the Middle East
- Arab attempts at Jewish annihilation.
I find it laughable that Heck and Reznik could
compare Israelis with the Nazis, especially consider-
ing the most influential Arab leader in Palestine prior
to 1948 was Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, an
outspoken anti-Semite responsible for the massacre
of hundreds of Jews throughout Palestine in the
1920s. The mufti was responsible for the mobiliza-
tion of Nazi support groups throughout the Muslim
and Arab communities and actually met with Hitler
in November 1941. He helped recruit 22,000 Muslim
volunteers to the Schutzstaffel, the German secret
It appears that the Arabs living in the West Bank
and Gaza Strip do have a boot to their heads, but the
boot isn't Israel's. It belongs to their own corrupt Arab
leaders who have been sucking them dry for years.
David Drescher is a microbiology sophomore.
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dents have an additional day for have gotten rid of email forward- 71% NO
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Letters to 1- : :
Look beyond party lines for next Treasurer
In the words of Student Body President
Joe Goldberg, "there's always a first for
everything," and there's no reason to stop
there. For conceivably the first time in
Student Government history, an elected
member of the executive branch has decided
to resign, and it's now time to replace that
outgoing officer. But rather than seeking
out the most qualified replacement from the
rank and file of the Gator Party which is
expected and even understood to be the case
in this matter why not look beyond party
lines? For the "first" time an elected SG offi-
cial has resigned, why not set a precedent for
the first time a ruling party looked beyond
party lines and selected a former rival for
the vacant position?
Roughly this time last year, I had to make
a very serious decision to build a party that
would run an independent candidate for
the very position that is currently vacant.
I believed in the raw potential of the post
of the SG chief financial officer. Early on, I
was impressed with Susan Henriques and
her remarkable three-year track record with
SG finance. If the post of treasurer was ap-
pointed based solely on merit, there was
no question in my mind that Susan would
Despite everything that has been said and
done, I hope that Student Body President
Goldberg and former Treasurer Cosimi will
consider my suggestion. The Gator Party
has accepted many "converts" and I use
that term loosely some of which have
even risen so high up as to receive backing
from Florida Blue Key when it seemed all
but impossible. Today there is a big decision
to make. There's a first time for everything.
Former Student Senator
New SG committee will be pointless
I read in Wednesday's paper that Student
Senate President John Boyles created a
temporary committee for campus improve-
ments. Committee Chairman Josh Weiss
said that committees with specific purposes
usually overlook details about student
needs, which is why this committee has
been formed. How disturbing is that?
Student Government, whose sole mis-
sion is to work for the student body, is
overlooking our needs. What important task
is it tackling then? Instead of creating new
committees to catch the details left by others,
shouldn't we be holding the others more ac-
countable? It seems as if we are adding a line
to future SG candidates rather than helping
students. In addition, the committee will
only stay in existence for as long as students
provide ideas. We can't even get students
to vote, but now we want them to seek out
Weiss for improvements on campus. I am
sure the job description of this committee
could have fallen under one of the 40 mostly
Follett unresponsive to class I
I have a hard time feeling
pathetic toward a huge compa
Follett Higher Education Gro
feels threatened by the efficier
local bookstores like Goerings. E
ter I follow UF's guidelines anc
textbook information onlifie, b
UF Bookstore does not order
als! Once again, students in m'
courses cannot find the manual
use from the first day of lab. We
manuals every semester, and th
is always at or near the maxin
when I called the textbook ma
UF Bookstore to tell him of an ui
crease in our enrollment, I was
- until I gave up.
After I finish typing this lette
to call Gator Textbooks about
extra manuals since they will respond.
Jews deserve to keep Israeli homeland
Danny Miller Today the world is at a major crossroad.
UF Alumnus For more than 60 years, the main goal of
Muslim leadership throughout the Middle
East has been the destruction of the Jewish
people residing in the land of Israel and the
ook needs greater Arab-Muslim world.
very sym- One of the first acts that followed the cre-
any such as ation of the state of Israel was the expulsion
up when it of over 1 million Jews residing in the Muslim
icy of small world. Half of Israel's Jewish population
very semes- consists of these ethnically cleansed Jews.
I submit my, During World War II, leaders of the Arab
ut then the world including Hajj Amin al-Husseini,
the materi- the mufti of Jerusalem and leader of the
y laboratory Palestinian-Arab community openly sup-
s, which we ported Hitler's campaign to exterminate the
use the same Jewish people. Today, the president of Iran
e enrollment calls weekly for another Final Solution: the
num. Today, Final Solution of the state of Israel.
nager at the The Israeli.and Jewish people are here to
planned in- stay and live freely in their homeland. Once
put on hold the Middle East acknowledges that, both
Arabs and Jews will live in peace.
r, I am going Jeffrey Benedix
ordering the President, Gators for Israel
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ET system finds
* A NEW INSTRUMENT
By BOBBY KEITH
Alligator Contributing Writer
Astronomers have dis-
covered a new planet 100
light-years away using only
a small public telescope and
a little helper called ET.
The Exoplanet Tracker, or
the ET, is a newly developed
that functions by amplifying
small observatory telescopes,-
enabling them to look deeper
into the sky and search for
UF astronomy professor
Jian Ge was part of a team of
astronomers who discovered
the new planet, half the size
of Jupiter, after searching
thousands of stars with a
telescope located at the Kitt
Peak National Observatory in
the Tucson, Ariz., area.
"This research allows us
to know how [planets] form
and how they evolve," said
Ge. "It makes us better un-
derstand our universe."
Ge and the other astrono-
mers presented their findings
Wednesday at the American
meeting in Washington D.C.
The planet is orbiting a
star that is
UF 600 million
Research years old a
age to have a planetary com-
panion, according to a press
release. The Sun is 5 billion
The success of this new
instrument will. make star
searching quicker and cheap-
er in the near future, accord-
ing to Ge.
The ET will be used next
in the spring on a 2.5 meter
telescope at the Apache Point
Observatory in New Mexico
to conduct a trial planet sur-
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It's coming down
John Watson and Josh Kosenza remove hundreds of stickers Thursday from the wall on 34th Street.
The display consisted entirely of Progress Party stickers that spelled "Susan 4 Treasurer," referring to
former candidate for student body treasurer, Susan Henriques. In the SG Spring 2005 election, she
lost to Lindsay Cosimi, who announced her resignation Tuesday.
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Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $489
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
* HUGE floorplans! Great Pools!
* Water/Sewer included! Pets OK
* 1BR $559* 2 BR $605!
* Bus or bike to UF 335-PARK
BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN
Stylish Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, & 3/3's
Pool Alarm Pets Welcome
Leasing for Fall: 338-0002
OSUN BAY APTSO
*Some furnished availed
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo@*2-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $375 $450, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066.4-26-72-2
MOVE IN JANUARY!
* Stress free living! Great rates! -
S1 BR from $489 2BR from $559
* Beautiful pools/courtyards* Pets OK
* Walk/bike to UF 372-7555
3/3 Luxury Avail. Now
Roommate match for Jan.
24hr. Gym, Comp. Lab, Tan
Close to UF Law, & SW Rec.
Call 352-379-9255 4-26-72-2
Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-26-72-2
APTS FOR JAN! Huge 1 bedrooms!
Fabulous 2 and 4 bedrooms!
We love pets! Pool, tennis
Amazing location! going FAST!
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-26-72-2
There's no place like home!
Make us yours!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
*Close to UF!*Lease for SPRING*377-2777
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 10
U For Rent
1.1 from $480.00 2.1 $530.00
$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
4/4 Townhome at UF
W/D, D/WN, balconies.
Pets Ok. 3 blocks to UF.
From $550 Per BR suite.
Open Weekends 371-0769
1 and 2 BRs from $689
W/D avail, central Air.
Pets ok. Walk to UF.
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
LIVE STUDY PLAY
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3BR/3BATownhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics, W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
*The Laurels, 335-4455*
NOW LEASING FOR JANUARY.
1 br for $609 or 3br/2ba for $880
Great location Spacious Incl some utils
Alarms, park FREE @ UF, Pets welcome
HUGE 2BR/2BA& 3BR/3BATNHMS
W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning
ENDLESS AMENITIES- private dog park
FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC
Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
"1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats ** $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats ** $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft ** $725/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft ** $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
Its Never Too Early!
Huge 2 and 3 Beds for January!
Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
Pre-leasing for 2006! 372-8100
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401 *
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 4-26-72-2
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
2BR/1BA Apt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2
*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
Going, Going, GONEII
2BR/1BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in'TODAY! 376-1248
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
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.
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
One mile to campus & Shands 2BR/1.5BA
Avail. Aug. 1st Wood floors, W/D, DW, clean,
no pets, sm, 1038 SW 6th Dr. $600/mo
Close in. Lots of green space. Large 4BR/
2BA Home Screen porch. No pets. $800/MO
Call (352)378-9220 or 213-3901 4-26-72-2
2 STORY COUNTRY HOUSE
3BR/2BA, large living rm, separate dining
rm, zoned commercial, ideal home/office on
SWWilliston Rd. near ShandsNA. $875. Call
Kathy 215-1728, Lisa 372-9000 1-20-17-2
*CONDO* 3BR/3BA furn, pool, tennis, bus
rte, W/D, fridge; Oaks Mall near. 1yr+ $1100/
mo, *HOME* 3BR/2BA 1 car garage,
fireplace, gorgeous 1+ acres, young prof,
area $1350/mo. Trippe Realty 538-1133.
1BR apts near UF & downtown starting @
$395/mo. Available now. Call 371-3260 1-
Cute downtown 2BR/1BA bungalow w/
fireplace, W/D, DW, screen porches, garden,
carport, free parking and has natural gas!
$900/mo + util, 1st mo + $500 sec dep. 352-
2 ROOMS AVAILABLE in 3BR/2BA house 12
mi to UF & 5 min to SFCC. Pets welcome,
quiet area $400/mo each incl utils & hi speed
internet. Prefer F, NS. Call 352-206-0543
CLASSIC REMODELED OLD HOUSE
3/1 + Bonus room, new kitchen, bath, hard-
wood floors. Student Ghetto. Close to UF.
$795 lease. 371-9409 1-25-12-2
Avail Feb. 1st Renovated 4BR/3BA house
2bJks from UF. $1250/mo. W/D new appli-
ances & sun room 1410 NW 7th RD. 352-
3 rooms for rent. Short term/spring semester
leases. $250/Mo plus part utilities. Contact
Jen 407-947-9748 1-30-15-2
LET US PAY YOUR BILLS UNTIL FEB 1ST
Large 1 and 2 bedrooms. Free water, sewer,
pest control. Open Saturdays. Ventura Apts.
1902 SW 42nd Way 352-376-5065 2-6-
2BR/1.5BA apt. Recently. remodeled. Mill
Run Subdivision. Community pool available.
W/D hook ups. $675/MO Call 352-376-7801
Two BRs each w/private. BA in quiet 3 BR
house overlooking pond. Grad/professional.
students 2 blocks to law school/10 mins to
campus (NW 24 Street) $330/mo lease thru
July, Contact Ani (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Dave (email@example.com) 1-23-10-2
LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Bivens Arm Condo. Huge 2BR/2BA.
Lrg den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood floors,
pool incl. $1200/mo 321-231-1505 1-31-
HALF OFF 1st month's rent. 2/1 Apartment
on main bus route, across from Butler Plaza.
$500/mo, $500 security. 3829 SW 37th
Street, 352-317-0765 1-23-10-2
Rent cute 3BR/1BA home in NE. Hardwood
floors, tile, carpet, attached laundry w/W/D,
attached enclosed carport w/office, fenced
backyard. $800/mo. 375-1971 1-13-5-2
Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling furn/unfurn Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2
U For Rent 1
HAILEY GARDENS 2BR/2.5BA BRAND
NEW CONDO COMMUNITY. CLOSE TO UF,
RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING, BUS & 1-75.
BRAND NEW W/D, PETS NEGOTIABLE.
$900/MO & $1000 SEC. CALL 494-6270
2BR/1BA Apt. New carpet, just renovated,
W/D hk. ups, near campus, bus route. $650/
mo. Avail. immediately. Short term leases.
352-745-0989 Broker 1-24-10-2
Near Law School 3-1, 1-1 $1200/mo 1st &
last. Pref. grad std. No pets, W/D hook up,
dish, wd firs., cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call
Tom >8PM or wkd 954-529-4031 1-24-10-2
Newest Countryside condo, 4BR/4BA. Avail
fall. Sec. sys., scr porch, common area fum,
W/D, hi spd inet, all utils pd. $400/mo Entire
unit avail. $50 off first month's rent if lease is
signed in Jan. 904-509-8074 904-571-0860
HUGE 1,2 & 3BRs
FREE Tanning* Gym* Courts
Perfect for Pets**372-0400
Only 1.5Mi to UF
Huge Luxury wlGarage *
2BR flats & 3BR Townhomes
Huge floorplans from $400/br
FREE tanning*comp lab*
Only 1.5 mi to UF "372-0400
*711 NW 8th St. -
2/1 Close to UF/ Downtown New interior,
clawfoot tub $625/ mo Drive By. Call 215-
********WALK TO UF********
2BR/1BA in older brick house behind Leo
706. Large living room area. Pets arranged.
Some utilities included $580/mo. Call Greg
ROCKWOOD 2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE w/
loft. Gated courtyard, close to UF. End unit.
W/D incl. Scrreened back porch. $900/mo.
Flex lease. 407-701-2995. 1-25-10-2
3BR HOUSE. 2 car garage, W/D, fenced, 15
min to Shands & UF. Call Ashley 305-323-
9742. $900/mo. Northwood Pines 6413 NW
30th Terr. 2-8-20-2
2 Rooms For Rent, close to UF, $350/month
plus utilities, 4BR/2BA, Fenced yard, hard-
wood floors, with garage. 1206 NW 36th
Street, GVL. Call 352-495-9085 2-9-20-2
1 BLKto UF! 2BR 1BAApt
$550/Mo 216 SW 12th Street
Window A/C, Nat Gas ht. Wood Floors
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 1-
1 Block to UF! Across from Stadium
2 ROOM Efficiency w/shared bathroom
$285/Mo. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF
840 Sq. ft. $550/Mo St CroixApts
Central H & Air, Incids Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl
& Garbage. Avail JAN 23rd.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 1-
Rooms for rent in spacious 3BR/2BA behind
Applebees. Wood floors, W/D, big fenced
yard. $325/MO + 1/3 utils. 1.1miles to UF.
Newly Remodeled at UF
1 and 2 BR's from $599
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Wood Floors avail.
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
Affordable at UF
2BR's from $599
Central Air, Laundry
On site, Pets ok.
Reserve for Fall 371-0769
*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA fancy loft
w/costly laminate floor, wood pattern. Good
neighborhood. $620-$630 *Nice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
0 For Rent
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
MODERN CRACKER HOUSE FOR RENT
1 BR/1 BA $550. In private wooded cul-de-sac
near downtown. W/D included 125 SE10th.
St. Call Peter 316-6667 1-19-5-2
1BR/1BA Cute Duckpohd Apartment with
Yard $400.00/MO First, Last & Security Avail
2/1/06 Call Claudia 373-6760 or 336-5082
Brand New Condo. Great location for UF
- off University and 13th. 1BR/1BA. Washer/
dryer. $595/month. Call 337-1760/871-2871
****0.8 Miles to UF****
Studio apt. in historic house near downtown.
Short term avail. No dogs. $325/mo. 404 SW
2nd St. 214-9270. 4-26-58-2
August 1- 1 BIk. to UF
3BR/1BA. 1227 SW 4th Ave. Fresh Paint,
Newly refinished wood firs., spotless, CH/
AC, extras $1160/mo. Call 352-331-0590,
514-5060 cell. 1-27-20-2
Monticello 3BR/2.5BA. 4942 NW 1st Place.
$t300/mo. Club house, pool, bus line. Avail.
Jan to Aug. Call Eric @ 538-1133 or 373-
Cricket Club Condo. 4BR/2.5 BA 1965 sq. ft.
All amenities, pool, bball, playground, tennis.
Completely refurbished. Dec '05. Near UF,
Shands, shopping. $ 1500/mo. Call 352-333-
1 BR/1 BA Vaulted Ceilings W/D Dishwasher
Unfurn. $660/mo. Call 352-359-6615. Avail.
1/1 AT SUNRISE APTS
$429/MO walk/bike or bus 9,35,36 to UF
Avail. NOW or for JAN FREE. Call Zsolt 352-
256-7662 or Leo 352-372-1894 1-18-10-3
$350 signing bonus. Cambridge at G-ville.
Male for 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Avail in
spring sem.w/sum opt. Furn, 24hr study rm.
w/hi spd. int. Bus rt 9 & 34. Terrific amenities.
spr $515 all incl, sum $465. 561-368-7361
1BR in 4BR/4BA apt @ The Estates. 1st
floor, furnished, pool view, utilities included.
$504/mo. Call Brett @ 352-223-9162 1-
FEET FROM LAW SCHOOL!!
1/1 in 3/3 $515/MO Big room, great location!
119 SW 25th St. 561-504-5468 1-13-5-3
University Glades. Room for rent in 4BR/
2BA. Utilities and cable included. W/D in unit.
High speed internet. Pool/fitness & tanning.
Males wanted. Call Samantha @ 352-359-
6354 $375/MO 1-18-7-3
Sublease start Feb/March $750/MO 1BR w/
one extra room. Off Tower Rd. Call Lauren @
1st MONTH FREE $495/MO sublease w/7
month left @ The Cambridge. Call Marlene
@ 239-290-0585 1-13-5-3
UNIVERSITY COMMONS 1BR in 4BR/2BA
w/sitting room, W/D, fitness ctr., pool, comp.
lab. Close to UF. On bus route. $395/MO
incl. utils. Avail immed. Call 516-931-1361
Room available in Country Gardens
by VA Hospital. $330/MO with $250 deposit
Available now! Please call 646-284-2595
BRAND NEW- OXFORD TERRACE Huge 4/
4 Common rooms beautifully furn. $499/MO
incl. util, internet, W/D. Jan to Aug. Parking
space also available. Helen; 561-213-4854
or firstname.lastname@example.org 1-13-5-3
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Oxford Manor Utils.
incl. Furnished except BR. Great amenities &
great bus rte. W/D in unit $440/MO Available
now. Call 386-547-9131 1-30-15-3
Santa Fe Pointe sublease $399/MO com-
pared to $439/mo save $40 every month.
Includes utilities and HBO one of nicest inte-
riors in Santa Fe Pointe for more 367-0631
4 Blocks to campus. Discounted rent.
Huge room, huge closet, wood floors, pool,
fenced yard. One room in 5BR home. M or
F. Friendly, quiet roommates. Call Cory 904-
Female @ Melrose Apt. 1BR1BA in 4BR/
4BA. W/D in unit. Cable/int/unitl included.
Fitness center, pool, spa, b-ball, v-ball,
tennis, computer & game room. Jan Aug
$367/mo 916-295-4090 1-13-5-3
Female @ The Landings 1BR in 2BR/3BA
lakeview townhouse. 2 mi to UF. Furn except
BR. Balcony, W/D in unit, cable, microwave,
gym, pool, tanning, sec sys, UF parking
decal incl. Avail Jan-Aug. $421/mo Call 352-
AVAIL NOW! Sublet 1Br/1BA of 2BR/2BA
$435/mo. ($100 a month offl) Fully fum
The Estates Apts. On 20th St. Many more
perks. If interested, contact Patricia at 863-
528-4670 or email@example.com
HIDDEN LAKE 2BR/2BA 1st mo rent & redoc
fee FREE! Hi-spd int, W/D, DW, TV in ktn,
cable/hbo/showtime, screened porch, free
tanning, pets welcome, gym, pool, 1st floor,
1.5 mi from UF $445.50/rm Call Rebecca
352-267-2423 or Katie 352-871-5680 1-
MUSEUM WALK 2BR/2BA Two story.
Furniture Avail. For Rent. Free tanning/gym/
DW/WD Very close to UF Laidback Apt.
ASAP. Steven.850-960-8486. 1-25-10-3
KEEP MY DEPOSIT + PET FEE! Get re-
mainder of Jan. FREE! Studio apt. 2 blocks
from stadium. Water and pest incl. $350/mo.
Lease ends in July. Call 352-870-7886. 1-
Spacious 1 BR/BA in a 4BR/BA. Aptartment
in The Landings on SW 13th ST. $360/mo
plus utils. Call Scott at 352-514-4356. Avail.
2 BR/2 BA avail.in SunBay Apts. First floor
with view of Duckpond. No pets. Avail. Now!
$560/mo. Jan rent free. Call 352-846-5071.
Master BR/BA in. 3/2 house. Newly remod-
eled space separate from rest of house.
Quiet neighborhood. $400/mo + utils., cable.
Avail. in Jan- July. Call 386-804-8907 1-
1 BR/ 1BA House across the street from
campus off Univ. Avail. late Dec, assume
lease until 8/06. $410/mo. Length/ Price.
Call Will @ 352-562-1191. firstname.lastname@example.org
ROYAL VILLAGE. 1BR. in 4BR/2BA apt. 1/2
mi. to campus. Avail. Jan to Aug. $440/ mo
incl. all utils. Call Colleen 941-720-0844.
1 BR/1 BA apartment. $360/mo, water incl. On
bus rt 20 & 21. Avail Jan thru July 30. Call
352-328-7722 or email email@example.com for
details and bonus for sublease. 1-19-6-3
PEBBLE CREEK APT. Archer Rd. Sublet
2BR/2BA. Keep $200 sec dep. No sublet
fee. Some furniture included. W/D,. Super
location. $745/mo + utils. Manager 352-376-
9607 apt #915. 1-25-10-3
1BR, 2/1-3/1 flex. NW25 St. & University.
$265 OBO + electric, furnished. W/D, 2 grad
F roommates. Call Lisa 373-9602 1-20-7-3
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 20060 ALLIGATOR, 11.
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Parker Road Baptist First Lutheran Church
Church 1801 NVw 5th Ave Liturgi-
300 SWi 122na St. Gainestiv-e. cal Service at 8:30amrr and
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332-4991. 9-45 Sunday School vice at 1 lan. Sunday Free
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Sunday. O1ble Study 9-20 am The Family Church
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100 NE Firtc SIreer
Sunoa;j S'erices, Hl. Communion
8am. 10: 20am. University United
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Hol- Communor. 6pm. vesley Foundation Meeting 3
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Healing and Holy Communion. Uni.. Ave. Unit P2
contemporary 7.30 pm
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1 Room in 4BR/4BA apt. 3921 SW 34th St.
University Terrace. $325/mo. Call 617-970-
Unbeatable-Value University Commons
recently furnished- 4/2 apt. avail immed.
Roommates are clean quiet males. Rent
is $340/MO but will sublease for $250
Christian: 617-417-7648 1-17-3-3
Live Downtown! Avail Immediately! Shared
townhome in Arlington Square. 1 or 2 bed-
rooms avail. Each w/private bath $450/470
+util. Call 561-706-9796 2-9-20-3
1BR for rent in 4BR house wood floors, W/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
Female sublet 1BR/1BA of 3BR/3BA apt. in
the Laurels. Large walk-in closet, upstairs
with balcony in bedroom. $413/mo, leasee
will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Countryside Condo 3BR/3BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4 BA. Ethernet & util. incl, W/D, nicely
furn. secure. Exercise/pool. Direct bus UF- 3
mi. -$465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3464. Flo
352-357-9656 or 352-636-4814 or 357-9656
SUMMIT HOUSE Apartment. One Bedroom,
Walk dist. to Shands, VA Hosp., 2 Laund.,
2 Pools, Parking lot, Avail. February-end
of Jan. Call 375-4613. Rent $440/Mo. 1-
Spacious 2/1.5 at Sun Harbor Apts. Avail.
Feb. 15 min walk to campus. $580/mo. Call
(352) 374-2813. 1-20-5-3
THE AVENUES F/M roommate wanted
for a 1/1 in a 2/2.5 apt. Walking distance
to campus. $527.50/mo + util. unfurnished.
Avail.ASAP Call Kelly-at 239-821-3177. 1-
Femaile Roommate needed master bed-
room, private bath of 3BR/3BA. $490/mo
includes all utilities and internet. Greenwich
Green- SW GVL Call Jenna at 904-294-
Available Now. 1BR Townhouse Apt. Just
renovated. Right on Archer Rd. Great price
$499/ mo. Call Amanda 871-1770. 1-20-5-3
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 4-26-72-4
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
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near the Library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 1-13-20-4
Female only 1 room w/screened balcony,
share BA. $275/mo. Located between UF &
SFCC w/ bus route. Close to Mall & NFRMC.
On site W/D, pool, gym, tennis, other ameni-
ties. Sparrow Condo (352) 514-3425 1-
Non-smoking female roommate wanted. Nice
3BR/2BA house. Call Melissa 706-766-5682
for info. Starting.Jan. 2006 1-13-10-4
$250 Nice large room in cool house near UF.
DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great student
roommates, good study atmosphere, flexible
lease 371-9409 1-20-11-4
1 BR/1 BA $342/mo
Cable included + 1/2 utilities. W/D, Dec rent
free. Call 352-514-2392 12-7-1-4
U1 Roommates 3
M/F roommate for 2BR/1.5BA SW 43rd St.
Southfork Oaks rent: $390/mo + 1/2 electric.
High speed internet 25/mo. Call Sergei at
Need female roommate to share 2BR/1BA
apt...$250/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-6389 1-
Ready NOW! M or F to share nice 2/1.5
twnhs w/21yr SF M. W/D, DW, pool on SW
20th Ave. Must see! $350 + 1/2 utils. 352-
Roommate wanted to share 2BR/1 BA house.
Walking distance from campus $300/mo
+ 1/2 utils. Call Alex 682-6691 for details.
2 roommates $85 P/W + utils. Col/TN/
MAX/CAB. On bus route. Priv. rooms. Rent
+ util negos. For 1 day work. 376-0384 or
pager 202-7074 for imed. response + info.
1 room available ASAP: Newly renovated
large home 4BR/2BA, deck, hot tub, 1/2
miles from Campus Lodge. Covered carport,
$400/MO. Incl. utils. No smoking. 772-631-
1581 email@example.com 1-13-5-4
2BR apt share w/28 yr old male by mall. Own
'full bath, walk in closet, fully fum., 60" TV,
pool, gym, smoker ok. Responsible student
or employed FIT. Must have car $400/mo 1st/
last. 352-246-4350, 352-333-9428 1-13-5-4
BR/BA convenient, quiet, park-side, NE
home. Professional or serious massage/grad
student F, N/S, mature, quiet/clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/downtown. $550/mo
incl. utils, hi spd i-net. Mary @ 378-3098
Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BA town-
house..Large BR, huge living space, pool,
fireplace. Cable TV, wireless, W/D,. utilities
incl. Must be neat & responsible. $450/mo.
352-376-9756. firstname.lastname@example.org 2-6-20-4
**3BR/2.5BA Roommate needed in Cricket
Club. Allergy- free environment. Covered
parking available, on bus rt. Incl. clubhouse,
pool, gym, laundry in gated community. $425/
mo incl. utils. Jodi 494-0405 1-23-10-4
Roommates wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
Female roommate wanted
in 3/3 in Rockwood Villas. $500/mo. Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 1-13-5-4
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA condo $385/mo furni-
ture incl, pvt BA, large closet, W/D, all utils
incl except elec. Between UF & SFCC. Easy
bus access. F, NS preferred. Call 352-872-
6040 email@example.com 1-23-10-4
Need roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities. Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 10 min from UF. High speed +
cable. Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
Handyman can work off rent. Roommates
share 2BR/2BA in Clayton Est. $150 dep/
$300mo. Police clearance. Sat. TV & phone
incl. 1/2 GRU bill. Sat dish. Unlimited long
distance Call 331-2344 1-17-5-4
M/F to share w/3 UF students. No party
animals. 4BR/3BA house. Newly remodeled.
Close to UF. Fully furn. incl. W/D. Incl. cable,
internet, you pay 1/4 utils. $350/mo $250 sec
dep. No pets/NS Avail now 386-212-1578
Female for 1 BR in 3BR/2BA Located directly
on 12 bus route with spacious fenced-in
backyard. Willing to work with individual
leases. Call 352-871-6922 1-23-10-4
1BR/1BA avail, in 2BR/2BA male/ female
roommate wanted ASAP. Laidback apt. Very
close to UF 1/3 util. Steven 850-960-8486.
Room in 2BR/1 BA. 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW comer of UF
campus. Wood floors, washer, dryer, CA,
DSL, piano, off street parking. $500/ mo,
util. incl. Call Zac 352-281-9900. 1-25-10-4
Room for met in quiet NW area.
Looking for CLEAN prof. / student.
LG 2/2 split floorplan.
$425 + 1/2 utils. FREE wireless
Call Miguel 514-6616. 1-25-10-4
2BR/2BA. Condo. Nice gated community.
Own parking space. On bus route. Close to
UF. Own W/D community pool, racquetball,
clean: $430/mo incl. util. cable & internet.
M/F. Call 561-809-0892. 1-25-10-4
Need roommates for my huge home! Choose
master BR or reg. room. Fun home w/ W/D,
bar, hi-spd, cable, big porch! Near UF.? ,bus
rts. -$400+ utils. firstname.lastname@example.org 2-8-20-4
Roommate for 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3 BA house.
W/D, DW, fully furn., pet friendly, $325/ mo
+utils. Call 336-6421. 1-18-5-4
ROOMMATES NEEDED ASAP
to share w/grad student. 3BR/2BA new town-
home. Bus to UF, pool, gym, volleyball, ten-
nis courts, gates. $350 plus utils. Call 727-
729-1561 or email@example.com 1-25-12-4
610 NW34th DriveAbout 2 biks north of Univ.
off 34th St. Five min. walk to campus. 4BR
house seeking 3 roommates $350/mo/room.
Call David @ 954-817-9101 1-19-5-4
Female roommate for fum. 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse, quiet area. Short drive from UF.
Cable, W/D, internet & parking incl. $365/MO
+ utils. No pets. Call Christina 352-359-1261
or Delia 352-339-2243 1-19-5-4
Room for rent. 307 SW 16th Ave. $310/MO,
$100 deposit, 1/2 cable + utils. Hi spd. inter-
net & furnishings available. Pool & laundry
room very close. Call Adam @ 219-2433
Female roommate needed in 2BR.2BA apt.
Very nice area. Tower Rd. Pool, balcony, W/D
included. $340/mo + 1/2 utils. 386-984-0964
or 331-1455 Ex 5010 Candy 1-26-10-4
SPANISH ROOMMATE OR OTHER
Need roommate to share 2BR/1 BA apt $300/
MO +1/2 utils. Call 352-219-8477 ASAP
Walk to UF! Mature Male or Female needed
to share 2/2 Condo w/male grad student.
Newly renovated, W/D $400/MO inc. water,
sewer, pest cont. Call 256-3680 or 871-1365
Professional needs a responsible roommate
to share 2BR/2BA @ Legacy $428/MO Call
Room available ASAP in 2/! Vintage View
Condo. Quiet, clean community. No pets, no
smoking $495/MO. Call Matt 407-702-8019
Roommate needed in 2/2 Apt. partially fur-
nished. Easy UF & Shands Busline $305 +
1/2 of utilities 305-393-2680, 352-219-2433,
Grad student looking for roommate in 3BR/
2.5BA Quiet/clean townhouse 2.5 mi from
Shands. Great bus route. W/D. Common
area furnished. Hi spd. wireless net. Pool
view. $280 +1/3 utils 239-821-2654 Mkaela
One female roommate needed for master BR
in 4BR/3BA house. Large walk in closet. On
the corner of NW 34th & 8th $380/MO Call
REDUCED! M/F student to share 2/1.5 twhs
w/WL 21 year old M student. Animals wel-
come! W/D full kitchen, pool SW 20th Ave.
$325 +1/2 utils (828)775-8807 2-2-15-4
Rooms in spacious, furnished 3/2 house
avail now. Quiet area 2 miles from campus,
close to bus route, dog friendly, parking,
$320-350/mo Carolyn 205-936-8709 1-
Male roommate for 2/2 rec. built Kensington
North on 20 Ave., bus route, common area
fum. $480/mo incl. util., hi-spd. net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym. Ready Now! Call David
305-632-6921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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12*,ALLIGATORE FRIDAY, JANUARY 13,2006
M/F Roommate for house on 34th St. and
University Ave. $300/mo + 1/4 utilities. Great
Roommates. Available Now. Call Anthony
Female roommate preferred. 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA apt. Oxford Manor. w/D, spa-
cious, clean. $365/mo. Call 850-527-4919.
2 Roommates needed! 4BR/ 2BA House w/
fun & clean UF students. Furnished house.
8 miles from campus. $375/ mo. & 1/3 utili-
ties. To contact please call 941-650-7164.
2 Rooms Available at a House 705 NW 34
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mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
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BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
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CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 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 4-26-72-6
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 4-26-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299;- new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
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Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
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BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette- Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$100- BRAND NEW Futon mat-
tress, still in package! Sold with oak Futon,
both for $170. Can Deliver 352-494-0333
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 4-26-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
"BEDS ALL BRAND NEW*
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
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new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6 -
Bed-'All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
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Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
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Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
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FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty' Free delivery,
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Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
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 Sell 4-26-72-6
SOFA W/PULL OUT BED. Hardley used, flo-
ral, tapestry pattern, $400. MATCHING FULL
SIZED SOFA W/OUT PULLOUT $300. Call
days 372-2206 or eve. 495-1274 1-17-3-6
BEDROOM SET: Full size bed w/ boxspring,
nightstand, TV table, large wood desk, and
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USED BUILDING MATERIALS
Doors, Oak Chair Rail, Light Fixtures from
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$2500 each. Both for $4500. 352-665-9547
POOL TABLE 8 FT. Slate Includes cues,
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cooled. FACTORY WARRANTY. Only 5000
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2000 YAMAHA R1 $4300 Black on charcoal
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Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
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$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14
Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers for all positions. Manager. Detailer.
Cashiers (fullday availability) & Lineworkers.
(AM 8:30-1) & (PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW
4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-36-14
COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER
COACHES Req. coaching license or 3-5
years exp. & ability to make 2 yr comittment.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2-
HEALTH & FITNESS COMPANY
Top 50 year US company expanding in US
& globally, Asian marketing. Benefits, flexible
schedule, PT/FT. 373-5295 1-23-19-14
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
Year-round hourly work -
No Experience Necessary
$8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGISINV.COM or
by phone at 1-888-242-RGIS 1-17-15-14
AFTER-SCHOOL CARE. 3 bright, creative
kids 6, 8, 9. Need car w/3back seatbelts,
refs & no cat allergies. 3:45-6pm. Mon-Fri.
Homework, trampoline, bikes. 373-7899.
COOKS & SERVERS
Apply between 2 & 4, Mon-Fri. CALICO
JACK'S 3501 SW 2nd Ave. Creekside Mall
1-23-10-14- I I
SHelp Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted
COMING JANUARY NAPOLATANOS
will reopen & be hiring all positions.
Waitpersons, Cooks, Hosts, Dishwasher,
Delivery Drivers, Asst Mgrs. INTERVIEWING
2-5PM, THURS & FRI. 606 NW 75th St.
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-26-15-14
CHILD CARE needed in my home. Dec 12-
16th, 8am to 4pm. ALSO child care starting
Jan 3rd. Must haveown transportation & ref-
erences req. Love of children a must. $8/hr.
Call 494-7705 1-13-6-14
Apply online to restaurants, hotels & clubs
in the Gainesville area. We need servers,
cooks, drivers and more. 1-31-17-14
GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery ex-
perts & outgoing, friendly customer svc rep-
resentatives. Apply online or at our Jonesville
location at 14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp
necessary. Will train the right people!
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. Domino's now hiring 10 drivers.
Closing drivers earn $100 to $125 each
night. Apply @ 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
HIRING EXCELLENT NOTETAKERS
in UF's 50 most popular classes. Apply in
person located across from The Swamp, 2
doors north of the Pita Pit in the UF Plaza.
Interviews only. Also hiring office help. Editing
skills & multi-tasking a must. 1-20-9-14
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50 + while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose, either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then go
to Creamery and choose Job Center (ap-
plications only; include email address. NO
RESUMES.). Nights and weekends a must.
18+ only. 1-13-5-14
MS office skills required
Jackson Industries LLC
4001 Newberry Road, E4
LEGAL ASSISTANT FOR P/I Law Office.
Will train bright, energetic, recent college
grad. Fax resume to Jerry 352-335-2272
Homework tutor needed for 13 year old
male with history of closed head injury and
processing problems. Needs help with 7th
grade homework. Tues-Thurs. 4-6 $7/hr +
gas allowance. Ref. required 386-984-0278
1 on 1 tutoring at-risk elementary,students
Mon thru Thurs. Call for schedule. 15 min
drive from campus. $9/hr Federal Work
Study students only. Contact Sally @ 352-
384-1155 or email@example.com 1-17-6-14
***WEB GURU NEEDEDIe*
html, css, php, sql, graphic design exp a
must. Students welcome. Flexible work env.
Call Adrian 305-851-8232 1-13-5-14
Small downtown non-profit looking for part-
time (15-20hrs/wk) receptionist/bookeeper.
Flexible weekday hours. $8/hour. Send in-
quiries to firstname.lastname@example.org 1-13-5-14
Law student- legal research- con law is-
sue- good pay- own hours -$500 bonus 4
best memo RSVP email@example.com
*Room and Board Included
Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact
Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext 251 or
352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14
PT DATA ENTRY CLERK NEEDED
for local insurance office. Flexible hours.
Please fax resume to 352-338-4480
Local mailer needs reliable individual.
Flexible hours thorough perception of
Microsft Excel required. Call Tito 9AM -
NOON 377-8400 or Fax resume to 377-0691
PT help needed at horse farm. Duties in-
clude feeding, cleaning stalls, turnout, and
basic care. Must be responsible and have
prior experience with horses. Afternoons
and weekends. Please call 352-472-2991
Help wanted-technical writer for help ori-
ented web-site-auto, appliances etc. Work in
domestic tranquility. Potential extensive proj-
ect. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
TWO INTERNS NEEDED
One asst. project manager.
One web designer.
Call 352-316-9626 1-13-5-14
for 3 children (8,5 &1) Must sit all home foot-
ball games and be willing to travel. Please
call Michelle-@ 373-0448 1-13-5-14
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional waitstaff for a new bistro. Must have
exceptional customer service skills and a
knowledge of wines. Pay is based on experi-
ence, we offer competitive benefits and a
great working environment. Apply online at
www.gator dining.com 1-23-10-14
Gator Dining services, located on the UF
campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional full and part time bartenders. Must
have exceptional customer service skills and
a knowledge of wines. Pay is based on ex-
perience, we offer competitive benefits and
a great working environment. Apply online at
Classic Fare Catering located on the UF
Campus is looking for banquet staff .and
supervisors. Flexible hours, competitive pay
and a great working environment. No experi-
ence necessary we will train. Apply in person
at the Classic Fare Catering Office Located
on the first floor of Reitz Union or apply on-
line at www.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14
FOOD SERVICE JOBS
Gator Dining Services located on the UF
Campus is hiring for supervisors, cashiers,
cooks, line servers, and dishwashers. Flex
hours, competitive pay and a great working
environment. Apply at Gator Dining Services.
B73 Reitz Union, Museum Rd. or online at
Gator Dining Services needs experienced
professionals day, night and weekend
positions. Pay based on experience, flex-
ible hours. Apply at Gator Dining Services,.
B73 Reitz Union, Museum Rd. or online at
MELTING POT Help wanted for dishwasher/
food prep. F/T or P/T evening only. Starting
at $7.00 an hour. Apply within M-Th. 1-3pm
@ 418 East University Ave. 1-19-8-14
P/T web developer. Profitable, growing,
Gainesville Technology company seeks a
self-motivated P/Tweb developer to develop/
maintain website and visitor tracking; de-
velop flash animations/application. Requires
Submit resume to email@example.com
Sun Country Sports is hiring. Gymnastics,
Dance, Rock Wall, Bus Driver and After
School Instructors. Apply in person. 4010
NW 27 Lane or 333 SW 140 Terrace
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed. Great
opportunity, great salary, potential for growth,
gatorfood.com is looking for motivated, re-
sponsible, personable people. For more info
call David 379-3663 2-6-20-14
Earn between $10-$20/hrl Gatorfood.-com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
info contact Meghan 379-3663 2-6-20-14
SECRETARY NEEDED. Gatorfood.com
is looking for personable, responsible, en-
thusiastic, fun people. Customer svc. exp.
helpful. For more info. Call David 379-3663
PART TIME GENERAL OFFICE 6-10 hours
on weekends. Micanopy area. Contact Court
Video for more information 352-466-1105
VIDEOGRAPHER as needed days. Shoot
video for use ip the court room. Must have
own camera or experience w/ video camera.
Call Court Video for more information 352-
RECEPTIONIST/ FILE CLERK
PTtemp, 10-15hrs/wk. $7/hr. Applyin person.
North Florida Psychological 2711 NW 6th St.
bet 10 & 2. Call 371-3037 1-13-5-14
CHILDRENS/MATERNITY STORE Part time
customer service help needed. Must have re-
tail exp. Must work well w/children. Weecycle
5240 NW 34th St. 352-376-2212
Salon coordinator. Escape Day Spa & Hair
Studio P/T employee needed, to book appts.,
answer telephones & perform office duties.
Fax resume to 352-335-2445 or Call 352-
RECEPTIONIST Telephone & lobby recep-
tion for small 6 business office suite. F/T or
P/T, M-F. Good people skills. Clerical incl.
Basic pc. Light cleaning. $7.00+/hr. Fax re-
sume to 331-1767 1-13-5-14
Tues only 8:30-5PM Reliable female. Call
Need barista trainee for busy espresso bar
near Oaks Mall. Good pay and training.
Email contact info wfwork reference, dates,
& contacts to: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-
Build a home business with Arbonne's pure
& safe Health and Wellness products. Make
your own schedule, be your own boss,
and training. Call 407-687-6592, email
MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now hiring
Flyer Distributors $7.50/hr, Drivers $10-
12/hr, Pizzamakers $7/hr Apply at 3A58 W.
University Ave. Call 376-6433 or 871-3368
SWEET JOB! Thomebrooke Chocolates is
hiring Sales Asst. PT/FT Only responsible
hard-working, people-friendly people need
apply. No calls please. Apply in person 2441
NW43rd St., Suite 11B 1-13-5-14
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14gALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, JANUARY 13,2006
il Help Wanted
SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM VARIOUS
*AeCTIVITY LEADERS- $10/HR-Bach.
Desired or successful exp. or training work-
*AIDE -$7.84/hr- HS or equiv. exp as
teacher aide or combo of training and exp.
Hours required- M,T,Th,F- 1:45-5:30, Wed
DRUG TESTING REQUIRED-
BACKGROUND CHECK CONDUCTED- AA
E6~CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION.
Submit application, resume, 3 reference let-
ters & transcript to SBAC Personnel, 620 E
University Ave. 1-13-5-14
Energetic serious, hardworking individuals
to assist customers with high quality sporting
goods merchandise. We're looking for the
best. Full and part time opportunities. No
phone calls. Min. 1 year commitment. Lloyd
Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 1-13-5-14
EXPERIENCED LINE COOK. Mon-Thurs.
1-8:30 PM $9-11/hour based on experience.
Apply in person @ UF Hillel 2020 W Univ.
Ave. 372-2900 ex 728 1-13-5-14
All position open. $7-9.50/hr. Weekday or
weekend. PT or FT. Split shift or a 40 hr
week. Looking for sandwich makers, food
prep, cashiers, & counter persons. Heavenly
Ham, 3832 Newberry Rd. 1-13-5-14
Seeking loving,. exp. Nanny 30-40
hrs/wk M-F. Light housework/diriving.
check. Great pay/positive environment.
Busy automobile dealership.
hiring appointment setters and
greeters. Smiling voices and
friendly attitudes are a must.
Apply at Gainesville Ford.
3333 N Main St. ask for Megan. 1-30-14-14
IVEY'S GRILL has openings in the kitchen &
waitstaff. Open Tues thru Sun 8:30 am to 300
pniAnd Thurs thru Sat from 5:00 pm. Apply in
person @ 3303 W. Univ Ave. in the Westgate
Plaza. Closed Mondays. 1-13-5-14
10 min from campus 25 hrs/wk. 2 chil-
dren. Experience necessary email:
FARAHS ON THE AVENUE
now hiring FT/PT servers, dishwasher, cook,
exp. a must apply Mon-Thurs. 2-4 No calls
1120 W Univ. Ave. 1-18-6-14
WANTED OFFICE ASSISTANT
8-10hrs/wk, flex around class schedule.
Word processing, computer knowledge req.
$6.40/hr. Fax resume and class schedule to
375-4591 ASAP 1-17-5-14
A position at Premier is an opportunity that
is guaranteed to give you the professional
business experience you need to secure a
high paying job after graduation. You will
learn to multi-task, perform under deadlines,
and produce in a results driven industry. All
while your still in college
We are currently accepting resumes for the
MARKETING, PR, ADVERTISING, College
credit available, Min. 15-20 hrs/wk.
*ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES, Full-time/Part-
time, for student and corporate markets, earn
$$$, gain sales experience, flexible hours.
Plerae send resumes & cover letter to
email@example.com or fax to 352-375-
f Help Wanted
CLINIC RECEPTIONIST- Friendly, reliable &
organized multi-tasker needed for FT posi-
tion at reproductive healthcare clinic. Medical
office or retail experience preferred. Benefits.
Position open until filled. Send resumes to:
914 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, Fl 32601
College student needed for yard work.
Flexible hours. $7/hour 352-870-4484
Snow ski shop needs PT help. Swim & Ski
Country. 3501 SW 2nd Ave. 378-8751 Next
to CJ's & Gator Textbooks in Creekside Mall
FT or PT Leasing Agent
Great cust svs. skills, able to handle busy
env. Some Sats. required. Apply at 1902 SW
42nd Way or Fax resume to 352-375-4434 or
Call 376-5065 Ventura Apts. 1-24-10-14
Call center needs experienced telephone
agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St.
Apply in person M-F 9am-4pm 4-26-71-14
PT Supervisors needed. Days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd job! Apply at
Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop (352)375-4683 x 6500 1-13-4-14
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium next to the
Gator Sport Shop (352)375-4683 EX 6500
FT needed. Fast paced job w/ great benefits.
Ideal candidate should be well organized.,
warehouse exp. helpful but not necessary.
Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the
Gator Sport Shop (352)375-4683 x 6500
Now hiring experienced
Notetakers and Editors for Spring
Apply at SmokinNotes.cgm
LEASING AGENT: P/T 10-30 hrs. for large
apt. complex Mature, motivated, friendly
and personable. Afternoons and weekends
required. Apply in person: Stoneridge Apts.
3800 SW. 34th St. DFWP. 1-13-3-14
Get a job you enjoy in a exciting
and rewarding environmental
The Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers
is now hiring for the following positions:
Kids Club Attendant
Deadline for application turn in
Minimun One Year Commitment
Apply at the
Gainesville Health & Fitness,Center
4820 Newberry Road
GAIN EISV iILE
FT and PT for hotel. Hourly & bonus.
Weekdays & weekends. Friendly attitudes
w/good customer svc skills. Apply in person:
4021 SW40th Blvd. 1-25-10-14
Proven Way to Put $30K-$50K In 'Your
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Camp Wag-A-Lot Doggie Daycare
Now hiring all shifts. $7/hr. E-mail
CampWagALot@aol.com for mor einfo.
Experience a must. 1-18-5-14
H Help Wanted
HOMEWORK HELPER: coach bright 13-
year-old female with severe ADHD. Each
day after school; hours flexible. $7/hr
& mileage @ $0.25/mi. Great opportu-
nity for med, educ or psybh student. Email
Igrowe92@hotmail.com, cell 514-1575.
LAW FIRM OFFICE ASSISTANT PT
Answer phones &-support duties. Indicate
the days of the week and which hours you
are available on those days. Fax resume to
Prefer bronze male & very pale female, avg.
Healty build. $8/hr easy work, no nudity &
no funny business. Professional artist. 395-
PT. Several shifts available. Ada's Clothes
Repair. Call 336-0164 1-18-5-14
5 STAR PIZZA ON TOWER RD
Now hiring all positions. Great pay, flexible
hours. Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 1-
PT SALES ASSOCIATE
foerpower equipment dealership. Flexible
hours. 379-3130 1-18-5-14
TUTOR FOR HS SOPHOMORE
3-4 days per week in afternoon for 1-2 hours.
Must know HS level Spanish. $7/hr + bo-
nuses. Call 772-370-6704 1-18-5-14
Molly & Friends Cat Fumisture Co. needs
agile worker to cut carpet and move rolls
around. Pays well, physical job. Call Ryan at
337-1535. Math skills a plus. 1-18-5-14
AM nannies! after school nannies Tues-Thur
nannies! M-W-F nannies! 9 jobs availalbe
immediately: Great $ for exp. Noah's Ark
Nanny: 352-376-5008 1-31-14-14
MARY POPPINS: Where Are You ???
FT NANNY NEEDED 30 to 45 hrs/wk. 7 jobs
avilalbe immediately: Great $ for exp.Noah's
Ark Nanny: 352-376-5008 1-31-14-14
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HONEY BAKED HAM CO is now hiring PT
fron sales associates. Starting pay $6.75/hr.
Apply in person 618 NW 60th St. (Behind
McDonalds on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253
Earn $5-7/hr for participating in psychology
study on human performance & decision
making. Come by room 375 Psychology
Bldg, UFcampus, to apply. 1-13-3-14
is hiring flyer distributors. Great pay,
flexible hours. Apply in person or at
Brand Protection Agency
Inefernet Researchers needed for our
Gainesville office. FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT
Psychaiatric Aides $22,612 annually. Shift
work. Rotating days off. Req. completion of
30 sem or 45 qtr hrs. of college w/5 courses
in soc/behav sci. apply: https://peoplefirst.my
florida.com; Lori Ross at 264-8250 EEO/AA
As of 2/2/06 a tobacco free environment
Kotobuki NOW HIRING apply
at 1702 W University Ave.
THE BAGEL BAKERY 384-9110 Energetic,
smiley people wanted $6.50/hr for LINE
PEOPLE, $7.50/hr for BAKERS. 1-19-5-14
Florida State Parks Americorps. Work in
state parks and earn money for college.
Positions open at Oleno and Gold Head
Branch State Parks. Receive a living stipend
and credits for past or future college ex-
penses. Employment commitment is for full
time work from January through December
Ml lHelp Wanted
BARN HELP NEEDED
Will trade for boarding, lessons or training.
Call 352-359-4149 1-26-10-14
2 kids, 7 and 9 years old. Afternoons.
Reliable car and references required. Call
HORSE THERAPY PROGRAM In need
of volunteers to help with various ac-
tivities. Horse exp. plus, not necessary.
firstname.lastname@example.org (352) 377-6390,495-0533
Rehab Tech. HS diploma, at least 1 yr. exp.
working w/children, must be able to work
shift-work, wknds and holidays. Background
check reqd. Call btwn 9am-1pm (352)378-
7074 4025 NE 1st Terr. Gainesville FI 32609
Entrepreneurs Needed FT
Enterprise Management Program
Business, marketing or ad background
Will rain. Salary, plus bonuses
Call 352-367-8600 9am-6pm EST 1-18-
Warehouse and Shipping
F/T flex sched. competitive pay + bonus
Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600
I C 1 Help Wanted
Inside Sales Reps FT
Major Internet Retailer, No cold calls
Sales and Computer experience preferred.
Will train. Salary plus bonuses.
Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600
Buyer/ Purchasing Mgr. F/T
Major Internet Retailer. Multi-million dollar
budget. Competitive pay plus bonus.
Natural products or equivalent exp. a plus.
Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600 1-
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HOUSEKEEPER- Family looking for a
housekeeper. Mon-Fri. full time $6.75/hr
For more info. or to schedule an interview.
Please call 256-3323 1-20-7-14
*Concerts *Banquets *Sports *Events*
Need extra money? Want to work sporting
events, concerts and other fun events?
Learn while you work! We are now hiring
student assistants to work various events;
offering flexible schedules. Great reference.
Great experience. Make life long friends.
Apply @ Rm 1302 at the O'Connell Center.
Applications due by January 19th. 1-18-
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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
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to care for 1 child. Thurs. 8am-5pm, Tues
flexible. References required. Call 514-9946
needed 20/wk. Occasional overnights.
Please call 352-505-6339. 1-20-5-14
FISH LOVERS WANTED!!I
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex. hrs. Modern, fish-only pet
store. Work w/great people. Bring resume
toAQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Attn: Karen. 1-27-10-14
Help wanted for the serious hard working
and trustworthy. General labor, yard work.
$6.50/hr & heavylifting. Carpentry, electric,
roofing and plumbing repair. Starting at $8/hr.
Negotiable. 376-6183. 1-13-1-14
Security Staff Needed Now!
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at security office in Beaty East
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
Wanted: Delivery Driver
30 hrs +/ wk responsible person. Familiar w/
city. Call for appt. 378-8105. 1-20-5-14
PT OFFICE ASSIST.
$8/hr. Apply in person b/w 9AM & 4 PM Mon
thru Fri. 4605 NW 6th St. Ste H. 378-6003.
Help us redesign and update our website.
www.clearpassage.com. Contact Leslie At
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Are you energetic and motivated? Are
you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5PM Monday through
Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
needed for thriving ebay business. Mech.
experience a plus, willing to train a good
listener and hard worker, salary negotiable.
Ed 339-6639. 1-20-5-14
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
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UF reaps midseason praise
* GATORS GAINING PER-
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By DAN TREAT Z
Alligator Staff Writer
After being written off in the .
preseason as a team that may
not even qualify for the NCAA
Tournament, the No. 2 Gators have
started this season on a tear, win-
ning a school-record 15 straight
games and scaling the heights of
the national polls... .
Gators coach Billy Donovan was
named the Jim Phelan Mid-Season XA*
National Coach of the Year, and a
writer from Sports Illustrated was
dispatched to cover Wednesday's
game against Mississippi State.
But the relative lack of pre- ..
season accolades has allowed the
Gators (15-0, 2-0 Southeastern
Conference) to see the bigger
picture as they prepare to face
Auburn Saturday night at the
"It gives us a perspective on
how it is," sophomore Joakim
Noah said. "Three months ago, no .
one was talking about the Florida
Gators, and now we're going to be
one of the top teams in the country.
I feel like we're the top team..
"I don't know who was saying
what, but there was a lot of hate,
and now just a couple months ,
later, the Gators are so great." ;
While the attention might not '-
be something to which most of- .
the current Gators are accustomed,
Donovan has seen this before. casey Lawson / Allig
He's had two teams ranked No. After leading his team to a 15-0 start, Coach Billy Donovan h
been named Mid-Season National Coach of the Year.
SEE MEN, PAGE 19
Gators lose first
game at O'Dome
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
For the first time in 58 UF
team athletic events at the
O'Connell Center, it wasn't
great to be a Florida Gator.
The UF women's basket-
ball team snapped the all-
sport winning streak with
an 80-65 loss to Kentucky
Thursday night, its first
home loss of the season.
The women's Feb. 24 loss
to Georgia was the last time
the signature phrase could
not be chanted as the final
seconds ticked down at a UF
Since then, the volleyball
team won 24 overall matches
at home in 2005, both men's
and women's swim teams
won three events and the
men's basketball team fin-
ished up its 2004-05 season
perfect at home and has
started this one undefeated.
But Thursday night was
far from perfect.
UF's leading scorer didn't
tally a point, and Kentucky
out-rebounded the Gators
Conference], it's a dog fight
night-in and night-out," UF
coach Carolyn Peck said.
"The production and con-
sistency has got to be there
UF (13-3, 1-2 SEC) trailed
for most of the game, but
came within 3 points with 9
minutes, 41 seconds remain-
ing on a Dalila Eshe lay-up.
From there, the Wildcats
(12-3, 2-1 SEC) scored 9
straight points to move
final 2 min-
who scored a team-high 23
points, hit two free throws
with 2:07 remaining to make
Those would be the final
2 points for UF.
"We definitely thought
we could come back," Eshe
said. "There's never a time
that we don't think we
could come back. I think
rebounding just killed us in
Crashing the boards
SEE WOMEN, PAGE 19
Fans cringe, girlfriends rejoice at end of mediocre season in Fla.
This is the worst time of year.
College football is over; only sev-
en games remain in the NFL. What
will I do on Saturday and Sunday without
football? I feel empty. I'm depressed. (My
girlfriend, however, .has never been hap-
Although the college season went out
with the greatest game I've ever seen, it
still -hurts that it's gone. So, college foot-
ball I will write about, hanging on to the
season because this is still a football town
in a football state despite the basketball
team's surprisingly good record.
No. 12 Pitt (13-0) 73
But college football in Florida wasn't so
good this year. UF was the only team out
of five to win its bowl game.
Miami got beaten badly by LSU 40-3,
then the 'Canes got beaten down by the
Tigers, literally, in a fistfight after the
Florida State lost 26-23 in the Orange
Bowl not that four-loss teams deserve
to play in BCS bowls.
N.C. State shut out South Florida in its
bowl debut, 14-0. And UCF lost 49-48, also
in its bowl debut, on a missed extra point
in overtime a game that I watched for
SNBA: Celtics vs. 76ers
ESPN2, 8 p.m.
UNBA: Heat vs. Sonics
ESPN, 10:30 p.m.
some reason. Yes, that
is how much of a life
Florida's other two
Division IA teams,
Florida Atlantic and
whoever they are, had
losing seasons in the
Sun Belt Conference.
Easily a forgettable year in Florida col-
lege football history.
I remember on Oct. 30, 2004, UM, UF
and FSU all lost on the same day for the
U The Gators defeat Alabama in the Florida
Gym, 69-67. "Tough" Tom Baxley hit a 25-
foot jumper with 4 seconds remaining in
overtime. UF went on to a 12-14 season
under Coach Norm Sloan.
first time in 26 years. It didn't happen this
year, but it probably will again.
The big three combined for 11 losses
for the third time in four seasons. Before
2002, the three teams didn't combine for
that many losses since 1982. Twenty years
without many losses, and now the three
teams are losing as regularly as they were
While it has been a rougher-than-
usual few years for the state's football as
a whole, it's tough to predict if the big
SEE FISHER, PAGE 19
* ~. wTh .
E After his second season, former Gators
tight end Mike Mularkey has resigned as
the head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Mular-
key led the Bills to a 14-18 record during
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, j17
Eager for NFL, USC's Bush skips senior season
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES Reggie Bush was ready
The decision to pass up his senior season
at Southern California was a difficult one, but
the Heisman Trophy winner said he's eager
for a new challenge such as playing for a
The Houston Texans, coming off a 2-14
record and without a winning season in their
four-year existence, own the No. 1 pick in
April's draft. Bush could be their choice.
"If they were to pick me, I wouldn't have
a problem with that. I'm just excited to have
an opportunity to make my mark at the next
level, just to play for an NFL team," Bush
said. "Whatever team I go to, whether it's the
Texans or another team, I hope I can build the
same kind of relationships that I did with my
Bush is expected to be one of the first play-
ers taken in the draft along with teammate
Matt Leinart and Texas quarterback Vince
Young. Houston general manager Charley
Casserly likes the way things have shaped up
for the Texans.
"All we can say is what has happened here
with Reggie Bush and Vince Young declaring,
with the addition of Matt Leinart among other
players, is that you have a real strong top of
the draft," Casserly said. "I think it's much
stronger than it was a year ago. So what's that
"It means we're going to get a real good
player if we keep the pick, and if we trade the
pick, we've got certainly a very valuable com-
modity to die."
USC coach Pete Carroll, a former head
coach with the New York Jets and New
England Patriots, called Bush a "once-in-a-
"He's a game-changer with his speed,
instincts, vision and competitiveness. He's
just so much fun to watch," he said in a state-
ment. "He'll take that talent to the NFL and
wow them there as a runner, receiver and as
a returned. Now the Reggie Bush Show goes to
Sunday, and I can't wait to watch him."
Bush, who turns 21 in March, made his an-
nouncement a day after running mate LenDale
White made his decision to leave school early
to go to the NFL. The elusive Bush had been
the Trojans' lightning to the power-running
White's thunder in the USC backfield.
With Leinart out of eligibility and Bush
and White leaving early, All-America receiver
Dwayne Jarrett will be USC's highest-profile
offensive star going into next season.
Jarrett said it's hard to see Bush go.
"But he has nothing else to prove in college
football," Jarrett said. "And I know he is going
to do well up there [in the NFL]."
Bush, who had 1;740 yards rushing and
2,890 all-purpose yards this season for the
Trojans, was denied an unprecedented third
straight national title USC was ranked No.
1 by the AP in 2003, while LSU won the BCS
national title with a 41-
38 loss to Texas in the Rose
Bowl last week.
"I almost feel like I'm in
S debt to this program the
opportunity to win two na-
tional championships back-
" to-back and compete for
Bush a third, win the Heisman
Trophy, and the opportu-
nity to play close to home," Bush said.
Bush, political science major and the first
member of his family to go.to a four-year col-
lege, said emphatically, "I will get my degree,
and I will get it at USC."
Asked about the probability of becoming
a multimillionaire when he signs an NFL con-
tract, Bush laughed and said, "It hasn't sunk
in yet. I don't think it will until I get that first
Bush's uncanny agility, speed and ability to
change direction have drawn comparisons tc
Gale Sayers, Barry Sanders, Tony Dorsett and
He averaged 8.9 yards per carry this sea-
son, caught 37 passes for 478 yards and led
the nation in all-purpose yards with 222.3 per
game. How will all that translate to the NFL?
"There are all those questions: Are you big
enough, strong enough, fast enough, tofigh
enough?" Bush said. "I'll have to position my-
self to have an impact right away, and that will
take a lot of hard work. It's not going to come
easy. He hopes to prove he will be durable
enough to play every down and "show I can
be the guy they can depend on when the game
is on the line."
Bush was a runaway winner of the
Heisman, with Young far back in second place.
Leinart, Bush's teammate the past three years
and the 2004 Heisman winner, was third.
Those players could very well go 1-2-3 in the
The Texans already have a young quarter-
back in David Carr, so they could opt for Bush
and pass on Young, who is from Houston.
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Men's, women's teams topple Tigers in the pool
The men's and women's swimming and
diving teams surfaced as the victors against
Louisiana State on Thursday.
The women defeated the Tigers 158-140,
and stand with only one loss for the season
(7-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference). While
the men's team won 166-116 to increase its
Southeastern Conference record to 3-0.
Coach Gregg Troy said the team focused on
claiming the more competitive races in Baton
"We really wanted them to work on get-
ting those tight races dosed up, and they did a
good job of getting their hand on the wall and
finishing those off," Troy said.
Samantha Vanderbilt, Vipa Bernhardt,
Colleen Healy and Natalie Pike clutched first
place in the 200-meter medley relay with a
time of 1 minute, 44.26 seconds.
In the 1,000 freestyle, Kim Larson posted a
10:02.68 for the Gators' second top finish. With
Jamie Reid and Jamie Tannhauser following
Larson to the wall in second and third place,
the three women completed the first UF sweep
of the day.
Julie Carusone also finished first in the 200
butterfly with a time of 1:59.67, recording the
only NCAA provisional time of the meet on
the women's side.
The Gators' men's team dominated the
early part of the meet, winning the first 10
Freshman Lucas Salatta swam for the first
time at UF against the Tigers, starting the af-
ternoon winning the 200 free. He also notched
.a NCAAprovisional time in
the 200 back..
3 '"Lucas Salatta was out-
standing for us today," said
Troy. "He is going to make
a real impact for us on the
Nine members of the
Troy men's swimming and div-
ing team will travel to the
Dallas Morning News Classic to compete in
championship meets Friday and Saturday at
Southern Methodist University.
Both the men's and women's teams re-
turn to the water Jan. 20 for a tri-meet against
Alabama and Arkansas at 4 p.m. at the
AND THEY'RE OFF: The men's and women's
track and field team begin their seasons at
the Florida Intercollegiate at the O'Connell
Center on Sunday.
Both the men and women return six All-
Americans, including junior high-jumper
Mike Morrison and senior sprinter Sekou
Clarke for the men and senior sprinter Nadine
Palmer and thrower Rachel Longfors fox'the
women, for their first of five indoor meets this
The women will start off the 12-team event
at 10:30 a.m.
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1 in the nation. He has taken UF all the way to the national
title game. And he's hoping his players are able to handle
all the sudden attention. Some picked the Gators to finish
fifth in the SEC East. Some ranked UF as low as 70th in the
country in preseason polls. Now, with only Duke separat-
ing the Gators from the top spot, Donovan refers to this
season as an "emotional roller coaster ride."
"I think our guys are pretty intelligent," Donovan said.
"I really feel like the attention is great and everything else,
but I think sometimes people fail to re-
alize that these kids are still very, very
"Not that I think these guys necessar-
fly believe what they read or see or hear
or anything; I don't think they do. But
there's a lot coming at them right now,
and they just need to remember where
Donovan they came from, who they are and how
they got there."
How have they come this far? As a team, said Adrian
Moss, the Gators' lone senior.
"We're a team," Moss said. "It's a selfless team. We
all care about one another. We just try to make the game
easy for each other. That's pretty much the best way I can
Even the opposition has noticed the Gators' sense
There's a reason why they share that basketball,"
said Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury. "They
seem to be, and I don't know how basketball teams are,
but they seem to really like each other. I think it's very
obvious in the way they play. The stats back it up."
Gators' first home loss
WOMEN, from page 16
wasn't just a liability at the end.
Kentucky dominated the inside the whole
40 minutes with three players 6-foot-3 or
taller, highlighted by Jennifer Humphrey's
"19-rebound performance and another 14 from
"In the SEC, when you get out-rebounded 1-
like that, you're n6t going to win too many i
ball games," Peck said.
Eshe carried the load offensively, while the 2H
team's leading scorer coming in, freshman Sha
Brooks, finished with no points for the first time
in her career.
She went 0-for-4 from the field, failing to reg- |i
ister any statistics other than two first-half fouls.
Brooks came into the game averaging 13.9
points per game, but only played 15 minutes.
"You've got to-credit Kentucky's defense,"
Peck said. "They knew that Sha Brooks is one
of our main scorers, and with her sitting on the
bench and then having to come in late the second
half, it was tough for her to get into the flow."
Danielle Santos finished one rebound shy
of her first career double-double, picking up 10
points, five assists and three steals in 38 min-
Brittany Davis fell into early foul trouble but
still managed 15 points and eight rebounds in 29
Coming off back-to-back losses for. the first
time this season, UF can get back on track at Ole I''-
Miss (10-5, 0-2 SEC) on Thursday at 8 p.m.
"I think we'll be able to bounce back,"
Santos said. "It's kind of tough losing two in
a row, especially while you're in the SEC [sea- Da
son] because you know it only gets tougher." tuc
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lila Eshe goes up for a shot in UF's 80-65 loss to Ken-
ky on Thursday night. She led the Gators with 23.
FISHER, from page 16
three will ever be as dominant
at the same time as they were in
Both UM and FSU are sliding
like Chris Leak before a first-
dowii hfarlr.'- "
I don't think either will be in the fact that Bobby's son; Jeff, UM fired four assistant coach- as the only bowl winner in the
back to where they want to be is no Mark Richt at offensive co- es this year. Head coach Larry state, and its future appears the
any time soon. It all comes down ordinator. Since he took over for Coker said it was his decision brightest. With the best season
to coaching. Richt, who is now winning SEC to fire the coaches. He should've since Steve Spurrier's 2001 cam-
Bobby Bowden can coach, titles at Georgia, the Seminoles fired himself. paign under his belt and the best
evident by FSU's two national have lost 20 games in five years. The shakeup in UM would lik- recruiting class in the country,
championship trophies unless The Seminoles hadn't lost 20 en to UF firing random assistants Urban Meyer will soon turn
they're stolen. games during the previous 14. in 2004 instead Ron Zook. things around in Hoggetown"i
*' But'1a' r bf the pidbli~i'lhd cbinbietl: '. "' B'ut UF' finished 'th e seasof' 'Sdndrfe'ihl'ti thfe'llaeto.
20,4LLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2006
Top-ranked Gators travel to Oregon
By CHRIS WHITE The players have to over- ranked in the regular season Beth Kleiman to an injury.
Alligator Writer come the intimidation and and No. 15 Oregon State Kleiman ruptured her
perform like their backs are will find out what it's like as Achilles' heel at practice last
Opening a season against a against the wall or struggle to all three teams begin their sea- week and is expected to be on
No. 1-ranked opponent can be push it all out of their minds. sons in Corvallis, Ore., tonight crutches for six weeks.
more than a little stressful for Either way, Iowa and against the No. 1 Gators. Aside from staying healthy,
a team. Brigham Young both un- But UF faces pressure of its the Gators have set goals, both
own. On one hand, its 195.90- immediate and long-term,
190.80 defeat of Illinois last for the four-team match in
week landed it the top spot in Oregon.
Casey Lawson / Alligator
After sitting out with injuries last season, Nicola Willis placed
second in the all-around in her UF debut against Illinois.
the nation, a place it would like
On the other hand, the
Gators have a coaching staff
that wants them to forget the
rankings and focus on one
match at a time.
"I'd prefer that they ignore
[the ranking], simply because
it's so early," Coach Rhonda
"It's a great accomplish-
ment, just a little bit of a pat on
the back for all the hard work
so far, but it's too early."
However, even after only
one match, Faehn said she
sees the potential in this
year's squad to improve on
last. season's No. 7 NCAA
The Gators stood an excellent
chance of finishing higher last
season, said Faehn.
But they were hampered by
injuries to a pair of seniors as
well as then-freshman Nicola
Willis, who sat out last
season due to shoulder and
ankle surgeries, made her
debut Friday, finishing No. 2
Yet the return of Willis, a
former member of the Great
Britain National Team, coin-
cided with the loss of senior
"I'd prefer that they
ignore [the ranking], sim-
ply because it's so early.
It's a great accomplish-
ment, just a little bit of
a pat on the back for all
the hard work so far, but
it's too early."
UF gymnastics coach
This week, the team's focus
has been solely on cleaning up
routines for tonight's competi-,
tion, Faehn said.
As for the match itself, it's
part of a bigger picture.
The Gators scheduled the
meet in Oregon so the gym-
nasts could get comfortable-
with the setup of the gym and
it -will be the location of
the NCAA Championships in
Apparently, the Gators aim
to end where they begin: on
"Our whole team's goal is
the NCAA Title, the national
title," freshman Corey Hartung
said. "So we're all working
every day to earn that national
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