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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
MLK events commemorate King, Parks
By JACQUELINE DAVISON
Local officials sought to
make Monday's Martin Luther
King Jr. events have a lasting
impact on the Gainesville com-
More than 1,000 people
participated in Monday's
holiday events, during which
Commissioner Ed Jennings
announced the renaming of
Route 301 in remembrance of
The stretch of Route 301 be-
tween Ocala and Waldo will be
named Rosa Parks Memorial
Highway, Jennings said. This
year's King Week honored the
late civil rights icon. ,
Monday's events began
with A National Holiday
Kickoff Program on the
Downtown Plaza followed
by a commemorative march
to the location of the National
Holiday Birthday Celebration.
"Our focus is not just on
the work he did for African
Americans, which is, of course,
legendary, but the work that he
did for every human being,"
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said.
The Women's Covenant
Group sang various gospel
hymns while leading the large
crowd east on University
Avenue and north on Waldo
Road to the Martin Luther
King Jr. Multipurpose Center.
The march included area
churches and service groups.
"It's the least I can do for
all that Dr. King stood for and
did for our country," said Eric
Jewel, a marcher who presided
over the celebration.
Jewel has participated in
Gainesville's annual com-
-memorativer walk for more
than 10 years.
"I don't think Dr. King
wants us to think about what
he thought, but it's about
bringing everyone together,"
Jennings urged people to
take advantage of services
offered in the Multipurpose
Center, including voter reg-
istration, tax preparation as-
sistance. and blood pressure
"Make sure you use today
SEE MLK, PAGE 4
Tim Hussin Alligator Staff
Sierra Coomber, 10, clasps arms during a song on the Downtown Plaza before the Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March down University Avenue.
Student slaps horse
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
Slapping a horse in the face was
a UF student's response to a spoiled
Elana Pearl Levin, 22, was standing
on a sidewalk downtown near Market
Street Pub eating a pizza Saturday
before she was arrested for slapping a
police horse called Calvery.
Nick Lamberti, who was with
Levin, said Calvery pushed Levin,
causing her to drop her Five Star
pizza on her shirt.
"The cops grabbed her by the hair,
she started screaming and they arrest-
ed her," Lamberti said. "I saw police
harassing people with their horses."
However, according to the arrest
report, officer James Andrew Hinson
was attempting to clear a crowd on
the street and told Levin to move.
Levin, who declined to com-
ment, told Hinson:
Around "[Expletive] you.
Gainesville I'm eating my
pizza," and then
slapped Calvery in the muzzle, ac-
cording to the report.
"Our horses are trained each
week so they don't run away or
move when someone strikes them,"
said Gainesville Police spokesman
Sgt. Art Adkins. "If it was a normal
horse, she could have seriously been
Senate to pick treasurer
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
and ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Former Student Body Treasurer Lindsay
Cosimi is expected to announce three can-
didates to replace her tonight at the Student
Although two-thirds of senators must ap-
prove one of the nominees for the candidate
to hold the position, most senators said that as
of Monday night they still did not know who
those potential candidates were.
"Obviously, (Student Body) assistant trea-
surers will be likely candidates," Student Sen.
Jared Hemandez said.
Assistant treasurers work with the Student
Body treasurer as a liaison between the
treasurer's office and the approximately 400
registered student organizations.
Cosimi created the position of assistant
treasurer during her tenure, and she appointed
each of the treasurers herself.
"Finance backgrounds are all important
(considerations for the job)," Hernandez said.
Although senators could only speculate
about possible candidates, they said that they
hope that someone with
experience will replace
"I hope that they don't
put someone totally ran-
Sdom," Sen. Pedro Morales
cosimi Sen. Josh Weiss said he
Cosimi .expects Cosimi to bring the
candidates to the meeting so senators can ques-
tion them before voting.
"I am very confident that Lindsay will
make good choices," Weiss said.
Student Senate President John Boyles said
that Cosimi is expected to turn in her three
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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 79
2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 17,2006
Registration for Dance
Marathon begins today, with
forms available online at http://
floridadm.org. The event will take
place April 1 and 2 at the Stephen
C. O'Connell Center.
In its 12th year at UF, Dance
Marathon is a campus-wide event
where 600 students will stay awake
and on their feet for 32 hours to
raise money and awareness for
Children's Miracle Network at
Shands Children's Hospital at UF.
The event has raised more than
$1.6 million in the past 11 years.
On Wednesday, proceeds be-
tween 9 p.m. and midnight from
Skate Station Funworks, located in
Newberry Plaza, willbenefit Dance
Marathon. On Thursday, partici-
pants who visit Deja Brew coffee
shop from 8 p.m. to midnight,
located inside the new Target Copy
off University Avenue, will have 20
percent of their bill donated to the
event. Eat at Joe's Deli on Friday
night, and 25 percent of the bill will
go to Dance Marathon.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was in-
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"The Superpower Myth -
The Use and Misuse of American Might"
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
Book signing will follow.
Ambassador Soderberg will also speak on:
11:45 a.m. "Preventing Conflict in Africa" 471 Grinter Hall
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 3
UF a no-show at CLO kitchen
By DAVID COHEN
The Collegiate Living
Organization ate its chocolate &clairs,
rosemary potatoes and salmon Friday
night, expecting UF officials to arrive
shortly and try to dose its kitchen.
But UF didn't show.
CLO residents received a letter
Thursday stating that their kitchen
would be shut down Friday night
because it didn't meet university
UF officials believe the building
needs about $500,000 worth of re-
pairs, according to a November 2005
The co-op, low-rent organization
holds a trust deed with UF that dates
back to 1947.
"I don't think they wanted any
type of confrontation," UF spokes-
man Steve Orlando said of officials.
"There was some indication that the
people staying at the CLO were not
willing to let them in. Nobody wants
to go in and have a standoff. It can be
worked out other ways. The fact of
the matter is the university has the
right to be on the property."
CLO public relations officer Sarah
Luffman said the kitchen, which has
a city of Gainesville approval stamp
effective until September 2006, does
not present a danger to the nearly 70
Jessica Behrens, a UF telecom-
munications junior, said UF's actions
have "lit a candle under people's
"I think they have some grounds,"
she said. "There are serious problems
with this building. I had some friends
come over, and they said: 'How do
you live like this?'"
Since UF came forth Monday
detailing CLO building issues, the
organization has finished repairing
its roof from hurricane season, fixed
Collegiate Living Orgariization residents eat what was supposed to be
their last meal in their dining room Friday night.
outside lighting, replaced fire exits
and contracted outdoor repairs.
"Got everybody to chip in and
help, and that's all it needed,"
Luffman said. "We're staying right
* THE NEW HONOR CODE PROHIBITS STUDENTS
FROM USING UNAUTHORIZED STUDY RESOURCES.
By JUSTIN RICHARDS
UF's new Student Honor Code imposes more restrictions
Previously, the rules comprised one page of Academic
Honesty Guidelines and a pledge called the Student Honor
The rules have been extended to five pages and consoli-
dated under the title "Student Honor Code." The old pledge
is now a preamble.
New prohibitions include using study resources not
expressly authorized by a teacher and recording a class or
Dean of Students Gene Zdziarski said "organization-
ally meeting" denotes meetings of academic organizations.
A body like Student Senate or Faculty Senate falls under
the Florida Government-in-the-
UF Sunshine Laws and may be re-
The codes outlaw the submis-
sion of academic work obtained from an outside source, un-
authorized collaboration with other students, and mislead-
ing statements made to procure an academic advantage.
The full document can be viewed by visiting http://
regulations.ufl.edu/ and clicking "6C1-4.017 The Student
Honor Code" under "Archived Notices."
Students found in violation will first face penalization
from their teachers. If students do not accept a teacher's
penalty, they can have their case heard by the judicial body
particular to their college.
The changes originated in the Levin College of Law
Honor Committee, composed of two faculty members and
several students from the law school.
Zdziarski said the students on the committee believed
they were making rules only for the law school, not know-
ing the university planned to consolidate every college's
code into one.
Zdziarski said the Office of Student Affairs was im-
pressed with what the law committee drew up and changed
the rules for all of UP
The university's general counsel then reviewed the
changes. The Board of Trustees, UF's highest governing
body, passed the new code Dec. 2.
Sandra Chance, a member of the Faculty Senate Steering
Committee, express : concern that no undergraduate stu-
dents nor faculty had input on the code.
"I wonder if it's not something that the faculty from the
university ought to have looked at, discussed and expressed
an opinion on," she said at a Nov. 17 Faculty Senate meet-
Former U.S. ambassador Soderberg to speak Wednesday
By MELISSA JACOBS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Former U.S. Ambassador Nancy Soderberg
will deliver a speech at UF titled "The
Superpower-Myth: The Use and Misuse of
American Might" on Wednesday.
The speech, to be held in the Grand
Ballroom of the Reitz Union at 7:30 p.m., will
allow Soderberg to discuss her book, of the
same title as her speech, as well as her many
experiences working in the political arena.
"The book basically reviews the use of
force and diplomacy over the past decade,"
Soderberg said. "The title refers to the idea
that since we are the most powerful country
on Earth, we do not need the assistance of
other nations in protecting ourselves."
Soderberg will also be leading other talks
Wednesday titled "Preventing Conflict in
Africa" at 11:45 a.m. in Grinter Hall, Room
471, and "Can the U.N. Be Reformed?" at 2
p.m. in Anderson Hall, Room 216. All talks are
free and open to the public.
"Students who attend my discussions
will be able to learn what it's like to be on the
Security Council and to work in the White
House," Soderberg said. "I can offer an insid-
er's perspective on how decisions are made in
that forum and how policy-makers struggle
with real-life decisions."
But Soderberg never planned to go into
She said she was encouraged to explore a
career in politics by an influential professor
during graduate school.
"I was at Georgetown University and re-
ally had absolutely no idea of what to do,"
Soderberg said. "My professor, Madeleine
Albright, who was the first female secretary
of state, suggested that I go into politics. I fig-
ured, well, I'm already in Washington; I might
as well give it a try."
Soderberg went on to become a senior
'foreign policy adviser to President Clinton
and the third-ranking official at the National
Security Council. From 1997 to 2001, she
served as a U.S. ambassador to the U.N..
Soderberg has also served as a vice presi-
dent of the International Crisis Group, which
is a nonprofit organization that puts people on
the ground in international hotspots in order
to better understand the root of conflicts and
how to solve them.
She is regularly invited to discuss issues
of foreign policy on NPR, MSNBC, CNN,
Fox News and the BBC, but a different me-
dia experience was especially memorable for
"There are so many learning ex-
periences out there for students,
and I really think that the most
important thing a listener can take
away from my presentations is a
sense that they can make a differ-
ence by getting involved."
former U.S. ambassador
"On March 1, I was on 'The Daily Show
with Jon Stewart,' which was so exciting
because I've always been completely ad-
dicted to it," Soderberg said. "Jon was nice,
funny and smart but definitely shorter than
Soderberg's appearance at UF is spon-
sored by the UF.Intemational Center and the
Center for African Studies, the department of
political science and the Transnational and
Global Studies Center.
Dean Dennis Jett, who worked with
Soderberg on the National Security Council
under the Clinton administration and served
as dean of the International Center since
2000, said he hopes bringing someone of
Soderberg's stature to speak on campus will
encourage a discussion of important interna-
tional issues among students.
"Nancy's book really shows how we as a
nation cannot take a unilateral approach to
every problem on our own and how impor-
tant it is to act multilaterally whenever pos-
sible," he said. "This is an issue we all need to
be concerned about."
Soderberg said she looks forward to
speaking at UF, which will give her the op-
portunity to interact with some of the best
and brightest students in the country.
"I really hope to give students a deeper
understanding of the challenges facing
the U.S. today in an age with terrorism,
nonproliferation and humanitarian crisis,"
Soderberg said. "I also want to show them
some of the challenges facing policy-makers
in our world and offer insight on why they
make the decisions that they do."
4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 17,2006
Study suggests acai berries may help fight cancer
By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF scientists discovered that Brazilian
acai berries, native to the Amazon flood-
plains, have shown an- ability to combat
cancerous cells in lab tests.
These scientists are beginning to test the
berry's effect on human subjects.
Stephen Talcott, an assistant professor
in the Food Science & Human Nutrition
department, and a team of researchers re-
vealed in a report published Thursday that
chemical compounds extracted from the acai
berry could battle human-cultured leukemia
Acai berries, which grow on palm trees
and have been eaten by indigenous com-
munities for hundreds of years, have been
used for pulp in many health drinks, but
few researchers had tested the berry's effect
on cancer since it -became available for use
outside of Brazil five years ago.
"We try not to assume that a plant used
in food or health drinks has medical use,"
Talcott said. "In this type of experiment
we look for two things. We try to see if the
cancerous cells are dying, and we try to see
if the cells release an enzyme known as cas-
Caspase-3 is an enzyme released by can-
cerous cells as they die.
Talcott's team selected fivesamples from
an acai berry and introduced them to a leu-
kemia cell, according to Talcott's summary
report of the experiment.
"We're always reluctant to say a
fruit can cure or prevent cancer."
UF assistant professor
Depending on their concentration, the
chemical compounds from the acai berry
caused a fatal response in 25 percent to 84
percent of the collected leukemia cells, ac-
cording to Talcott's report.
But Talcott and his team are hesitant to
say that acai berries can combat or cure can-
cer in human subjects. Testing on humans
began in November, but Talcott will not
reveal the results until after the experiments
end later this month or in February.
"What we're looking for is whether the
test subjects have lower blood pressure or
lower cholesterol and whether the berries
are absorbed into the blood stream," Talcott
If the acai berry study reveals more
benefits for human subjects, Talcott and
his team may recommend adding them to
"We're always reluctant to say a fruit can
cure or prevent cancer," he said.
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MLK celebration saw speakers, downtown march, remembrance
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and this week as an opportunity for you and
your family," Jennings said.
The Kickoff served to award the 2006
Keeper of the Dream Award recipient
"I challenge the youth today that when
they walk into a classroom, sit in the
front," Grimes said in her speech. "Don't
always run to the back."
The scholarship, awarded by the Martin
Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida
An admirer of Martin Luther King Jr. waves posters while marchers join her in chant-
ing traditional religious songs Monday.
Inc., offers $2,500 to high school seniors
who demonstrate work in community
and school service, as well as academic
Grimes, an Eastside High School senior,
has a 4.7 GPA and is a candidate for the
International Baccalaureate diploma.
"Not all young African Americans are
hoodlums, thugs, thieves, cutthroats,"
Commissioner Rodney Long said. "Not all
of our young men are prison-bound."
Long also encouraged audience mem-
bers to-help children in elementary schools
learn to read.
"Why is it so uncommon for so many
of our African Americans to not make the
dean's list now?" asked Long. "We cannot
blame anybody for our failures. We are in
charge of our own destinies."
The celebration featured speakers,
gospel songs and dance groups, including
gospel rapper A Major.
Additionally, Saturn of Gainesville se-
lected a winner to receive a new car from
a random drawing. Entries were received
at Saturday's Empowerment through
Education Symposium. -
MassMutual Financial Group was
on hand informing the audience of the
The program offers a 10-year term life
insurance policy with a $50,000 death ben-
efit to those that are between 19 and 42,
make between $10,000 and $40,000 annu-
ally and have a dependent child.
Danielle Levy/ Alligator
Angela Davis, an activist for racial and
gender equality, speaks about the
achievements of Martin Luther King Jr.
and other black leaders Sunday night at
the 20th annualD r. Martin Luther King Jr.
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New GPD Web site may shed light on cold cases
By NICK PATRICK
Alligator Contributing Writer
Anarea Morales/ Alligator stan
Gainesville resident David Gernannt's mother and sister
were murdered in 1994, but the case was never solved.
The past 11 years have been full of
pain for David Gernannt.
The murders of his mother and
sister in 1994 continue to haunt him
daily because their killer remains on
Now, the Gainesville Police
Department has launched a Web site in
the hope someone will come forward to
help solve this case and 15 other local
"It would help diminish the think-
ing about it," Gernannt said. "I would
know that something was done, and
my mind would be a little more at
Detective Helen Legall, of GPD, be-
lieves the same thing, which is why she
helped create the site.
"I wanted to get the information out
to the community," Legall said. "I'm
hoping someone will have a conscience
if they're looking at it, and they'll give
us a call."
Two years ago, Legall was assigned
to review cold cases, or cases that have
gone unsolved for more than a year.
Gernannt said the site offers hope
for those like him who have been seek-
ing answers for so long. .
The 16 cases described on the Web
site go as far back as 1974. The details
of the cases and pictures of the victims
Some of the cases include that of
Norman Fry, 38, whose body was
found by his 4-year-old son in 1978.
Also on the site is Robert Landis
Long, 47, who was gunned down in
1987 while walking with his daughter
along Northwest 12th Street.
The most recent case on the list is
that of John Franklin Porter, 46, who
was shot and killed in May 2004.
Witnesses had seen him riding his bi-
cycle near Southeast 21st Street.
"I wanted to get the informa-
tion out to the community.
I'm hoping someone will have
a conscience if they're look-
ing at it, and they'll give us a
Many of the cases on the site are
close to being solved, Legall said.
"We may just need that one per-
son who saw just a little bit more to
give us the probable cause we need
to make an arrest," she said.
The case of David Gernannt's
mother and sister falls into this cat-
egory, Legall said.
"There's a very viable suspect in
that case, but he's not talking," she
Gernannt was hopeful that police
had the right person, but there was
not enough evidence to take the case
to trial, he said.
The victims, Treva Gerannt and
Emily Wallace, were found dead in
their bedrooms after a fire destroyed
the home, Legall said. Gerannt
was found with stab wounds on her
The suspect in the case has a his-
tory of arson, and Legall said she is
currently working with investigators
to determine if the fire was inten-
"We're just trying to give the
families some closure," she said.
Closure is something that
Gernannt worries he'll never have.
"Every day there's reminders,
and you think about it pretty much
all the time," he said. "It eventually
gets to a little lesser degree, but it
never goes away."
The nature of the crime has been
the hardest part to live with through
all the years, Gernannt said.
"They were stabbed to death and
burned up in their own home," he
said. "Even after 11 years, my throat
gets tight talking about it; it doesn't
matter how long it is."
If the new Web site can help solve
the case, Gernannt said it would
make life easier.
"Hopefully someone will read
about the case and come forward,"
Gerannt said. "I believe it could
still be solved."
Gainesville Police Department's
cold case Web site can be found at
Anyone with information
regarding a case should call theGPD
Criminal Investigations Division at
(352) 334-2471 or Crime Stoppers
at (352) 372-STOP.
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No student input in
TU F officials have announced this semester that they
plan to start enforcing a requirement that would
force professors to post their list of required texts
They promise that the move is in students' best inter-
ests, but we're having a tough time making up our minds
one way or the other.
Some of the administration's arguments are compel-
For example, when professors refuse to post their text
requirements online, students are at an immediate disad-
vantage because they can't buy their books until they at-
tend their first class.
Furthermore, professors who give exclusive deals to
local bookstores and don't post their book requirements
force students to support a monopoly that would not oth-
erwise have existed.
Students will almost certainly pay more for their books
because the stores will have no real incentive to keep their
With professors' exclusive deals also comes the massive
potential for abuse.
It is entirely plausible that bookstores would arrange
to give professors some kind of under-the-table monetary
kickback in exchange for their continued loyalty. The kick-
backs would cause the exclusive-deal system to become
self-sustaining, with individual students paying for kick-
backs in the form of a pricier books.
Without alleging that any specific deals of the sort are
taking place, we should recognize that there is an incen-
tive for bookstores and professors to engage in that kind
of noncompetitive collusion. A business environment that
could lead to such dealings can't be good for students.
But the outcomes of UF's new policy enforcement may
not be entirely a boon, either.
While open competition among local bookstores would
probably result in lower prices for students and eliminate
the potential for illicit kickbacks for professors, it could
also result in students having to search around more to
find available books.
When professors make exclusive deals with the local
stores, the stores have a good idea of how many copies
of each text to purchase. With free and open competition,
individual stores won't be able to gauge how many books
they'll need. The net result could be shortages at some
stores and excess inventory at others, meaning that stu-
dents will have to shop around.
It could also mean an end to small local bookstores if
they're unable to compete with larger chains like Follett.
So we take an unambiguously ambiguous stand on the
issue. We can't tell which policy would benefit students
more because, in the end, it's really a matter of students'
We do, however, have a problem with the provost's of-
fice not getting student input. For a topic as multidimen-
sional as this, we think students deserve more than just a
tip of the hat and vague promises that the administration
is working on our behalf.
We think students deserve real input.
But that doesn't mean we're surprised when they don't
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The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150
words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the
author's name, classification and phone number. Names will be withheld if the writer shows
just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to
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Iran may be next big problem for U.S..
ver since the election in Iraq last month and the an-
nouncement of troop withdrawals, more and more
media headlines are hinting at the next big show-
With the number of troops in Iraq expected to decrease,
major nests of insurgency to be wiped out and the pres-
ence of an Iraqi police force to become increasingly pow-
erful, Iraq isn't as newsworthy as it used to be. Iraq is still
a dangerous place, and a national meltdown is possible,
but we hear significantly less use of the words "quagmire"
and "Vietnam" from commentators.
The insurgency will never be wiped out of the picture
completely, but our successes cannot be measured in ab-
solutes. For example, the U.S. military has had immense
success training Colombian troops to defeat savage narco-
terrorists, but Colombia faces a long road of instability.
Judging by the recent spike in coverage, the media
have determined that the next major challenge to peace
is Iran and its anti-Semitic, delusional and probably-
a-former-terrorist president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
At a press conference last week, Ahmadinejad claimed
that Iran "does not need nuclear arms," but not even the
French are buying it.
America is approaching a situation very similar to that
during the events leading up to the war in Iraq, except this
time full-scale conflict is almost completely off the table.
Both the Americans and the Brits are too exhausted to
bluff that more severe steps could be taken. For months,
Western nations have been considering and pushing for
Ahmadinejad claims the Holocaust was a myth and
reportedly believes the apocalypse is only two years away,
and his revolution has paved the way for it. He makes
North Korea's Kim Jong II seem
Given his insanity and the
United States' reluctance to con-
tinue removing crazed leaders in
the Middle East, this is multilater-
Matt Melone alism's time to shine.
Speaking Out For everyone who believed that
a diplomatic solution for ousting
Saddam was possible, now is the time to prove you were
Unfortunately, despite Ahmadinejad's intentions to
wipe little Israel off the map, the United Nations is not
considering expelling Iran. Even talk of sanctions is still
several steps, and probably at least a month, away.
Israel, meanwhile, knows exactly where Ahmadinejad
would point a nuclear missile if he had one. His rhetoric
may tip the scales in favor of a hard-line successor to
Ariel Sharon in the wake of the current limbo caused by
Sharon's massive stroke.
Such a successor could choose to bomb Iran's nuclear
facilities and inflame tensions in the region by doing so.
America would have little choice but to stand by Israel
and further isolate itself against Arabs and Muslims ev-
But despite the threat, America likely will steer clear
of this mess and avoid a showdown. The confrontation
with Iran will take place in the halls of the United Nations
and be drawn out for years while Ahmadinejad builds his
If there's any backbone behind multilateralism, we'll
know soon for better or for worse.
Matt Melone is a journalism senior.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Should UF Friday's question: Should UF
require instructors to list their students have another day for
course texts online? drop / add?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 7
Letters to the Editor
Apathetics should have heeded warning
I must congratulate the Bush adminis-
tration on its seemingly inevitable capture
of the third and final branch of govern-
With the confirmation of Judge Samuel
Alito to the Supreme Court, America will
now be subject to unfettered conservative
How could a liberal like me be so happy
about the prospects that this coup brings
for our future?
To answer that, one must remember
the mood leading up to the re-election of
"Dubya" late in 2004.
It seemed to some that this nation had
entered a new level of polarization that
year with Reds, Blues- and occasional
But looking back, one must also remem-
ber the colorless people who couldn't give
When abortion is outlawed, access to
birth control is curtailed, Congress and
the states are stripped of their authority
to pass environmental and workplace leg-
islation, maybe the undecideds will make
up their minds.
When the president receives a blank
check to do anything in pursuance of the
war on terror, and minority districts are
gerrymandered out of existence, perhaps
then the vast multitude of apathetics will
heed the warning signs next time.
New committee not sign of negligence
Friday's letter by Danny Miller found itself
based on a couple of misconstrued percep-
The overlook Miller refers to does not
imply negligence by any portion of Student
Government, especially committees with
specifically delineated tasks. Rather, I strongly
feel that the pure scope of potential improve-
ments across campus is more overwhelming
in number than an SG official could undertake
alone. The committee was formed to address
improvements on an individual basis and
provide a forum for concerned students with
specific requests. Moreover, when a commit-
tee is, for example, specifically charged with
evaluating satellite campus policy, it is not
likely to evaluate recycling in Turlington.
I feel strongly that addressing salient issues
on campus is a more judicious use of time and
resources on behalf of the students than any
meager accountability investigation would
UF Wednesday Update not junk mail.
The problems associated with WebMail
discussed in Thursday's editorial are certainly
What is not legitimate, however, is the
opinion that e-mails from the administration
including the Wednesday Update are un-
necessary and bothersome. The author of the
update scrutinizes all of the submissions to the
publication. Those submissions found to be
superfluous and trivial are not published.
Any student organization that wishes to
advertise in the update must advertise an
event that is relevant to a large number of
students at the university.
The update also includes crucial dates and
announcements from the university, such as
the deadline for drop/add period or the fee
The Wednesday Update is a crucial tool the
administration utilizes to communicate with
such a large student body.
It is not spam or junk mail, but rather a
publication from the administration helping
us students navigate the large community of
Perhaps the Alligator staff members should
read the Wednesday Update so that they too
can be a part of our community rather than
complain about it from the sidelines.
CLO passed all city safety regulations
I am writing as a resident of the Collegiate
Living Organization, an off-campus housing
cooperative for UF students. UF has just re-
cently notified me that my home is being shut
down March 17 and that I will be evicted.
UF claims that by evicting me from my
home, they are looking out for my best inter-
They claim that CLO is unsafe and hazard-
ous to my health.
Unmentioned by UF, however, is the fact
that CLO has passed all health and fire regula-
tions for this year and is fully certified by the
city of Gainesville to continue operating as a
place of residence.
UF is ignoring the legal health and safety
regulations of the city of Gainesville and is
making its judgment based on UF housing
standards that they have not defined.
I demand to know from UF what exactly
the UF housing standards are and how the
CLO fails to meet them.
On March 17, I1 am being kicked out of my
home with as much dignity as a dog thrown
out onto the street.
The stated reason for my eviction is that UF
thinks that CLO does not meet its standards.
UF's assertion is directly contradicted by
the standards set by the city of Gainesville.
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Protesters of an editorial cartoon
splashed fake blood on the entrance
of the Alligator office Saturday,
and then picketed for more than
two hours along West University
Stink bomb booby traps were
placed around the doorway and
- perched on a glued-shut newspaper
"When [the Alligator] ran that
cartoon, we had presumed it was
out of ignorance," said Sheridan
Murphy, state executive director for
the American Indian Movement.
The cartoon, published Nov.
23, three days before the UF foot-
ball game against Florida State
University, depicted Albert the
Alligator strangling a Seminole, the
"If this paper doesn't have the
common human decency to apolo-
gize for what it did, then it needs to
be destroyed," Murphy said.
About 24 protesters showed
up, most of them AIM members.
They intended for the mess at the
otoorway to symbolize the American
Indian blood spilled in hate crimes,
which protesters said the Alligator
Alligator Editor Emily Yehle
called the Gainesville Police
Department after protesters vandal-
ized the property.
One protestor, Nkosazana
Shihada, confronted Yehle after the
"I am not a white supremacist,"
"You stand by white supremacy,"
"I do not stand by white suprem-
acy," Yehle said.
Yeble was the Alligator opinions
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Because the Alligator did not
respond to letters, and given
that the newspaper has offended
blacks, Asian Americans and Arab
Americans in the past, Murphy said
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The Alligator printed two letters
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Nov. 28. But the protesters demand-
ed a printed apology.
After the protest, Yehle apolo-
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After more than two hours, the
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lennia-old American Indian ritual.
They linked hands in a circle, and
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called "smudging," is meant to pu-.
rify one's spirit.
"I hope this message gets through
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we'll come back when there's people
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By JULIA CARVALHO
Alligator Contributing Writer
The eight contestants smiled
and chatted politely with each
other outside the grand ballroom
at the Paramount Plaza, knowing
deep down that soon there would
be no time for such niceties.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan's The
Intern 2 Project, sponsored by
SFCC and the city of Gainesville,
kicked off Saturday with a cer-
emony to introduce the contes-
tants and assign their first task:
Gainesville City safety to chil-
next seven weeks, the competi-
tion will rise significantly as one
contestant is eliminated after
each weekly task, said Krystal
Wilson, the program's coordina-
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looking for someone who is high-
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"She's looking for someone
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The winner, announced March
9, will be awarded a paid intern-
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This year's theme is "Building
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FREE Monitored Alarm
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
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/W, balconies.
Pets Ok. 3 blocks to UF.
From $550 Per BR suite.
Open Weekends 371-0769
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12, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, JANUARY 17,2006
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
S3BR/2BA Flats 00 $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $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 To Sign!
Preleasing Huge 2 & 3 Beds
Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
Reserve for fall! 372-8100
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Fum Avail 377-7401*
Avail for Current and Fall
Pooi*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 4-26-72-2
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
2BR/1 BAApt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579xl 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 NW4th 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
SW Williston Rd. near ShandsNA. $875. Call
Kathy 215-1728, Lisa 372-9000 1-20-17-2
*CONDOS 3BR/3BA fum, pool, tennis, bus
rte, W/D, fridge, Oaks Mall near. lyr+ $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-
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
2blks 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 (email@example.com) or
Dave (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 1-20-9-2
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 fum/unfum Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2
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 orwkd 954-529-4031 1-24-10-2
Newest Countryside condo, 4BR/4BA. Avail
fall. Sec. sys., scr porch, common area furn,
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 w/Garage *
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 briclk- 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 Croix Apts
Central H &Air, Inclds 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
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 amenitiesI 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
1BR/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 Duckpond 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.
$1300/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-
ADORABLE 3BR 1.5BAI Great
House, 2 living areas, washer/dryer,
Ceiling fans, newer carpet, $850/rent
2102 NE 8th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CHEAP RENT! 2BR 1.5BA
Townhouse, dishwasher, w/d hookups;
$475/rent, 5320-A NW 20th Court
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CLOSE TO UF, SHANDS & VET SCHOOL!
2BR 1.5 BATH, ceramic tile, w/d hookups,
$575/rent, 3925-A SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO UFI Cute 2BR 2BA
House close to downtown, wood
-Floors, updated kitchen & baths,
Washer/dryer, 2 screen porches,
$900/rent, 216 NW 14th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 392-9525
$250/mo. House. Lease till July. By Leo's
706 & University Ave, close to campus,
large yard, central A/C, wood floors, car-
pet too. $99/deposit. 352-870-0904/318-
$550/mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury! Includes everything! Serious
student/professional preferred. Great
place & very nicely 352-870-0904, 318-4553
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 2-28-31-2
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood, close to Shands, UF
& library. $350/mo per room,. Pets ok. Call
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. two
2BR & 2BR + study $789/mo & 1 BR $470/mo
incl utils. 1st, last, sec. No dogs please 378-
1BR/1BA Vaulted Ceilings W/D Dishwasher
Unfurn. $660/mo. Call 352-359-6615. Avail.
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M [.'_.7"-Subleases l:-J Wub1e s -.
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
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
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
Female only 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA in fully
furn Country Gardehs apt by VA Hospital.
$330/MO with $250 deposit Available now!
Please call Anita 646-284-2595, Complex
office 352-373-4500 1-23-10-3
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
AVAIL NOW! Sublet Br/1BBA of 2BR/2BA
$435/mo. ($100 a month off!) Fully furn
The Estates Apts. On 20th St. Many more
perks. If interested, contact Patricia at 863-
528-4670 or email@example.com
MUSEUM WALK 2BR/2BA Two story.
Furniture Avail. For Rent. Free tanning/gym/
DWIWD 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.
2BR/1BA 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. NW 25 St. & University.
$265 OBO + electric, furnished. W/D, 2 grad
F roommates. Call Lisa 373-9602 1-20-7-3
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
1 BR 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
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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
*SHORT TERM LEASE**
Lease begins now 8/06. The Cambridge
Apts. Spacious room, own bath. Near cam-
pus-on bus route. $200 off 1st mo rent or
$50 off ea mo rent. Randi 305-519-1285
1BR/1BA om 4BR4BA apt. Gainesville
Place. Fully fumished, W/D. $449/mo utilities
included. Rent negotiable, move-in flex-
ible. Call Song @ 352-281-0846 or email
2 apartments available in the Estates, 1
male, 1 female, within 1 mile of UF, furnished
w/wash + dry, near 24-hour grocery, avail-
able now. Rent $499 negotialbe. Call 561-
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood close to Shands, UF,
& library. $350/mo per room Pets ok. Call
Awsome apt. located in Gainesville Place.
W/D, DSL, pool, gym. Very nice. Female
resident. Please call Alison ASAP 231-3586
Room for rent in 3BR/1BA
$300/mo + 1/3 util.
Available now-Aug or less. 1 1/2 blks to UF
1012 SW 3rd Ave
Call Emily @316-3161 1-23-5-3
U Roommates j
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
Female only 1 room w/screened balcony,
share bath. $275/mo. Located betwn UF &
SFCC w/bus route. Close to Mall & NFRMC.
On site W/D, pool, gym, tennis, other ameni-
ties. Sparrow Condo 352-514-3425 1-23-
$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
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
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 1-23-10-4
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. $500/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 39thAve and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
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 1BR 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/1BA. 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, 2 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 blks 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 furn. 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 352-359-2243 1-20-6-4
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/1BA 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 2/2 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
furn. $480/mo incl. util., hi-spd. net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym. Ready Now! Call David
305-632-6921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
St., Blocks Away from UF College of Law. 1
for $280 or 2 for $500. Call Will at 352-375-
8699 or email@example.com 1-20-5-4
2 share 2BR Downtown apt. Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF & library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease okay.
Pets okay. Call 262-1351 1-31-11-4
1 rm open in St Charles Place
2BR/2BA + loft, Brand Newl
Just 3 blocks from campus!
1418 NW 3rd Ave
Campus Realty 692-3800 .1-30-10-4
Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
.lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.
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14, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006
all Real Estate
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
th6' phone. Please Call 373-Find
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5
NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
'52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 4-26-72-5
TIRED OF RENTING?
Own your own condo for under $100k.
2BR/1.5BA. New Kitchen &appliances, W/D.
Close to UF. Call Scott @ 352-359-1678 1-
2BR/2BA 1226 sq. ft. BRANDYWINE
5BR/2.5BA 2000 + sq. ft. HOUSE. Near
NE 16th Ave. with new roof, tiled floors, large
fenced yard. Asking $185k 222-5143
EAST COAST HOME MARINELAND, FL.
Beautiful custom built brick home located 1/4
mile south of Marineland and the University of
Florida's Whitney Laboratory at Marineland.
This wonderful property includes deeded
access to the beach (only 400 ft. From your
driveway) and deeded access to community
fishing dock on intracoastal waterway. Many
upgrades with home including over-size pool,
hardwood floors, skylights, and much more.
Offered at $539,900 contact Danny Green
at Watson Realty (386)445-0135 (386)503-
*r*WALK TO UF**
from "Jackson Square" Gainesville's hottest
new development. Reserve today. Call Eric
Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
Campus Realty Group 4-26-72-5
For sale- beautiful- 2BR/1.5BA 1988 manu-
factured home in Oak Park Village. Very
clean asking only $8,000 Call 863-441-
0969 ASAP 1-23-10-5
Casablanca East 2BR/2.5BA 1,088 sq. ft.
Carpet, & tile, new ref & dw, ceiling fans
screened porch, internal laundry room.
Partially furnished. 5 min from UF. $143,900.
2 BR/ 2 BA Mobile home in Oak Park Village.
Close to campus. Asking $17,500 Call (813)
Gator Place Condos
Close to UF, Shands, 2 bedroom
Best prices in town
Call Tracy Henics 352-870-6410 or
www.usahu.com Campus Realty Group
BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-26-72-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Bfahd new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs,
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
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
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
BRAND NEW FURNITURE
Mattress Sets $169
5pc. Bedroom Sets $495
And Much More! Delivered to your door!
www.gowtb.com Check it out!
Or call (352) 376-1600 4-26-72-6
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
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 NEW! MICROFIBER!
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
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New.orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
a Furnishings Mi
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,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
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 Used 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
office chair. $500 OBO call 786-269-4380.
Great Furniture for Sale
Nice Desks, Bookshelves, Chairs
Must go this week! Come by
Ronald McDonald House to view
1600 SW 14th St. 374-4404 x 228 1-23-5-6
Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-26-72-7
FIX YOUR COMPUTER FOR ONLY $49
PC-Dell Dimension 4500s with monitor. All
programs newly installed, no viruses! $500
obo. Call 561-308-0733 if interested. 1-
-Computer/ laptop repair Get
-Virus, spyware, hardware Only sco
-$10 discounts, cheapest!
-Home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7
Electronics 1 0
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10
OFF SEASON SPECAIL!
2 Seadoos w/trailors 1995 and 1996. 85
horse power + 110 hp very fast. Good
condition. Needs minor repairs + tune ups
$2500 each. Both for $4500. 352-665-9547
POOL TABLE .8 FT. Slate Includes cues,
balles, Miller LIte pool light, cue rack- 3 yrs.
old- Great Condition! Must see. $450 OBO.
Call 407-493-9718. 1-20-5-10
U 1 Motorcycles, Mopeds)
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest-Selection of
E-bikes,.Scooters, Accessories and morel!
Best Prices and Customer Servicel!!
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.-
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
2000 YAMAHA R1 $4300 Black on charcoal
w/Gray flames. Akrapovic exhaust, too many
mods to list. 0 to 170 in ten seconds. Call
Jesse at 352-256-5877 20k mi. 1-18-5-11
2003 JAILIN SCOOTER Red color. Terrific
condition. 600 miles on odometer. Must see
this one! $985 neg. Call 376-8623 Ask for
Stephen/Mario or 305-331-4130 Mario(cell)
SCOOTER 49cc. CAMPUS CRUISER
135 miles, still under warranty. Great condi-
tion. $925 Call 373-7508. 1-20-5-11
2003 RHINO SCOOTER
Runs Good. $750. Call 813-967-5176. 1-
EVADER electric scooter. Brand new. 30 mph
with 40 mile range. Evade high gas prices,
parking problems and save the environment.
$1195. Call Ed. 339-6639. 1-20-5-11
1999 Sundiro Akita moped 125 MPG 33mph
7053 miles Silver $650. Jeff 332-3104 1-
your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
oter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
RPM Motorcycles Inc
377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
ORunning or not!V
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
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Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
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For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
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BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
2000 Honda Civic LX sedan automatic, A/C,
blue w/gray cloth, CD, power everything 110
k, very clean, $6,400 OBO. 352-514-1800.
96 ECLIPSE FOR SALE. 140,000 miles.
Fast & clean. Excellent condition. Power
window, brand new timing belt & battery
& CD player & speakers. No leak & odor
$5200 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
1990 Toyota Camry
Red 4 Door Automatic $550 OBO (270) 384-
3821/392-2016 (270) 1-18-4-12
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area
ReUser Building Products. We buy and sell
doors, cabinets, windows, lumber, etc. Old
wood & windows are great for art projects.
379-4600. 622 SE 2nd. St. 1-27-10-13
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Cashiers (fullday availability) & Lineworkers.
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4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-36-14
COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER
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Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2-
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JACK'S 3501 SW 2nd Ave. Creekside Mall
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-26-15-14
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
MS office skills required
Jackson Industries LLC
4001 Newberry Road, E4
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
Law student- legal research- con law is-
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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
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352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14
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
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ented web-site-auto, appliances etc. Work in
domestic tranquility. Potential extensive proj-
ect. Send resume to email@example.com
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
www.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14 ,
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
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
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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 3458 W.
University Ave. Call 376-6433 or 871-3368
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
FARAHS ON THE AVENUE
now hiring FT/PT servers, dishwasher, cook,
exp. a must apply Mon-Thurs. 2-4 No calls
1120W 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
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, FI 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 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
Now hiring experienced
Notetakers and Editors for Spring
Apply at SmokinNotes.com
Get a job you enjoy in a exciting
and rewarding environment!
The Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers
is now hiring for the following positions:
Kids Club Attendant
Deadline for apnlicatoin turn in
Minimun One Year Commitment
Apply at the
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
4820 Newberry Road
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
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CampWagALot@aol.com for mor einfo.
Experience a must. 1-18-5-14
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
firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
for power 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 Furnisture 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 available
immediately: Great $'for exp. Noah's Ark
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McDonalds on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253
is hiring flyer distributors. Great pay,
flexible hours. Apply in person or at
Brand Protection Agency
Ineternet Researchers needed for our
Gainesville office. FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT
Peych';2tri' Aide', $22,512 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 environmkit
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Health&Fitness at 1702 W University Ave.
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THE BAGEL BAKERY 384-9110 Energetic,
smiley people wanted $6.50/hr for LINE
PEOPLE, $7.50/hr for BAKERS. 1-19-5-14
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.
email@example.com (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-lpm (352)378-
7074 4025 NE 1st Terr. Gainesville FI 32609
Entrepreneurs Needed FT
Enterprise Management Program
Business, marketing or ad background
Will train. Salary, plus bonuses
Call 352-367-8600 9am-6pm EST 1-18-
Warehouse and Shipping
Major Internet Retailer
F/T flex sched. competitive pay + bonus
Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600
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-
Become a certified Divemaster
In time for summer jobs
870-1839 / firstname.lastname@example.org 1-26-10-14
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. 1-18-4-
For authentic New York-style. Hand-tossed
pizza. EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. $10/HR
to start. Tues-Fri., 2-10PM Call 745-0456
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 WANTEDlI
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex. hrs. Mondern, fish-only pet
store. Work w/great people. Bring resume
toAQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Security Staff Needed Nowl
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
CPTlesliev@aol.com or fax 336-9980. 1-
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
Person needed for light housekeeping in AM
for approximately 3hrs. One day per week.
$8/hr. 352-870-4349 1-23-5-14
PT/FT exp helpful but not necessary. Apply in
person 635C NW 13th Street. 1-23-5-14
Wanted Good ears for a hearing study.
Please contact Kim @ 392-0601 ext 380
or email@example.com. Payment is $10/hr. 1-
FT help wanted to renovate & maintain hous-
es. Entails yard maintenance & house clean-
ing & painting, etc. Flexible hours. Starting @
$8/hr. Must have transportation & cell phone.
Call 333-9413 1-23-5-14
Plaza Deli, looking for smiling face & good
attitude. PT/PT starting at $7.20-$9, please
call 352-332-6260 or 352-222-8411 to set up
an interview (immediately) 1-20-4-14
ACCTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING CLERK
for site work construction office. Q uickbooks
exp pref. Ideal for business or accounting
major. Flex hrs. $9-12/hr. Call 335-1711 or
fax resume to 335-1705 1-23-5-14
Project Mgr Local Web co. Organized
and web savvy. Industry knowledge a +.
Quality Assurance Intern to conduct testing
of dynamic web sites. firstname.lastname@example.org
Flash designer with Action Scripting and
XML experience. Resume and portfolio to
Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
-c#, SQL email@example.com
FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic en-
thusiastic people. Flexible schedule. Call
David @ 379-3663 1-30-10-14
Fulltime & parttime people wanted. Must be
customer-oriented-& dependable. Call Andy
1-800-386-5369 Good pay! 1-20-4-14
FRONT DESK CLERK
needed for Econolodge West. Will train.
Apply in person 100 NW 75th St. Gainesville
32607. No phone calls please. 1-23-5-14
.* The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
to participate in a listening experiment.
* You can earn $10/hr by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
* If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silverjenlsilver@yahoo.com
THE GREATEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE
IS COMING TO UF
Camp Pontiac, a premier co-ed overnight
camp, located in New York State, is looking
for fun, enthusiastic and mature individuals
who can teach and assist in all areas of
athletics, aquatics, the arts, or as a general
Wednesday, February 1st, 2006
10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Please e-mail: Staff@camppontiac.com to
set up an interview or call us at 516-626-
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, -
NGH certified 379-1079.4-26-72-15
-** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-26-72-15
Individuals or small groups.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 1/23/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
MATH TUTOR 7 years experience. BS
in Engineering, UF English/Spanish. Call
Francisco @ 352-494-8582. Sliding Scale
VICTORY SPORT HORSES
Limited boarding now available. 11 mi. East
of UF. For appointment and info contact
Michelle @ 352-468-1220 1-23-10-15
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
BOARDING Hunterjumps, cross-country
course, round/pen, 12x12 stalls, miles of
trails, horses fed 3x's daily. Prices starting
$275. Minutes to UF. Call 352-359-4149
Foil hi-lites 1/2 head $65 Full head $85.
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style
$25 Hair by Glenda (352) 258-8431 1-
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Be a DIVEMASTER before April
or call 870-1839
after 2pm 1-26-10-15
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a certified personal trainer and reach your
goals quickly and safely. Call to schedule a
session 561-261-7856. .1-20-5-15
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1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
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Reloading Supplies 466-3340
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ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
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Traditional or School Colors Beach Parties With Celebrities
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Call for the best group rates!
Travel With America's Largest & Ethics
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Fly Scheduled Airlines,
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On-Campus Marketing Reps Needed!
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Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.
Spring Break Exclusive
Round-trip luxury cruise with food.
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your choice often resorts.
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Clogging classes 6:30 to 7:30PM Tues,
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Ski Colorado 3/11-18! Condo for 5; mins
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***EUROPE from $377 RT***
Travel planning for everyone. Train, cruises,
hotels, tours. Gator Country Travel (just off
campus) 373-1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg.
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006
Richard's spurt seals UF win
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
during UF's first week of
Southeastern Conference play, ju-
nior forward Chris Richard took just
three shots and scored 3 points.
And while the No. 2 Gators'
young starting five has garnered
most of the team's national atten-
tion, Richard reminded everyone
that he could play on Saturday.
Scoring 7 points during a span
of 1 minute, 31 seconds midway
through the second half, Richard
helped break open a tight game and
led the Gators to a 69-57 home victo
ry against Auburn Saturday night.
"I think it's kind of expected out
of me to contribute," Richard said. "I
haven't been doing that as much as
I should be doing the past couple of
With the Gators (16-0, 3-0 SEC)
holding a 51-47 advantage with less
than 10 minutes remaining in the
game, Richard converted on a dunk,
a jumper in the lane, a free throw
and a lay-up to increase the lead to
59-47 with 8:20 remaining.
Auburn (8-6, 0-3 SEC) would
only cut the deficit to less than 10
twice throughout the balance of the
game. And Richard's contribution
. was not lost on his teammates.
"Chris Richard was big for us,"
said Taurean Green, who had a
team-high 21 points. "Like I said,
he brings a lot of energy coming
off the bench, and he doesn't get a
lot of credit. But the things he does
when he's in the game rebounds,
being physical, getting easy dunks,
tip-backs he just makes good de-
cisions when he's out there."
Richard's play could not have
come at a better time for the Gators,
who had their second off-shooting
night in a row, converting just 38.9
percent of their shots, including just
7 for 22 from beyond the 3-point
With Auburn's zone defense ha-
rassing the Gators, the Tigers led for
a majority of the first half after fall-
ing behind 10-2 during the game's
"You could just see it in
their face. When we see
they're tired we're in
great shape, so we aren't
going to get tired. That's
when we go in for the kill."
"We've just got to adjust," said
UF center Al Horford, who finished
with 14 points and seven rebounds.
"We've seen zone before. It's all
about ball movement and attacking
through the middle, and I feel like as
the game went on,. we did a better
job doing that."
In addition to better offensive
production in the second half, the
Gators were able to damp down
on defense, allowing the Tigers 10
points during the final 12 minutes.
"It's the last 10 minutes. We had
to get stops," Horford said. "We
hadn't been getting stops all game,
so we just had to make sure that we
didn't let them score when we were
trying to get a lead."
During the waning minutes,
Auburn's apparent lack of stamina
sealed the Gators' win. Several UF
players said they could tell that the
Tigers were tired.
"You could just see it in their
face," Horford said. "When we see
they're tired we're in great shape,
so we aren't going to get tired. That's
when we go in for the kill."
UF GETS NO.1 VOTE: As it has been
all season, Duke ranked No. 1 in The
Associated Press college basketball
poll Monday. But this week, the Blue
Devils weren't a unanimous choice.
One of three undefeated teams in
Division I, Duke received all but one
first-place vote from the 72-member
national media panel.
-The other No. 1 nod went to the No.
2 Gators after a week in which 11
ranked teams lost, two 6f them twice.
John Kaltefleiter of The Athens (Ga.)
Banner-Herald switched his No. 1
vote from Duke to UE
"I like Florida a lot, and I thought
about it over the weekend after I.
saw quite a bit of the Duke-Clemson
game," Kaltefleiter said Monday.
"I know the game was in Clemson
and Duke won by 10 points, but
Clemson gave them fits in some
areas. I've seen Florida a lot, and it
is something totally different from
last year as far as chemistry is con-
"There is no big man running the
floor right now as well as Joakim
Noah, and Lee Humphrey can
shoot. He may not be J.J. Redick,
but he can shoot. This may be one of
Billy Donovan's closest-knit teams
as far as chemistry, and I think Duke
will lose before they do. Florida was
very, very impressive. I thought
there would be more people who
would switch. I was surprised I was
the only one."
The AP contributed to this report.
Casey Lawson / Alligator
Chris Richard tips in a shot during UF's win against Auburn on Satur-
day. The reserve forward showed he can be a force off the bench.
Spiller receives raucous welcome at basketball game
* THE NO. 3 RUNNING BACK MADE
HIS OFFICIAL VISIT TO UF.
By BRYAN JONES
When C.J. Spiller showed up at
Saturday's men's basketball game, he expect-
ed to blend into the O'Connell Center crowd.
But if Spiller's aim was to remain unnoticed
during his official visit to UF, sitting next to his
friend, Gators' verbal commitment-turned-in-
stant-celebrity Tim Tebow, was probably not
the best idea.
It didn't take long for Gators fans to spot
Scout.com's No. 3 running back for the class
UConn (3) 88
Syracuse (20) 80
Minutes into the first half, a chant of "We
want Spiller" erupted from the student sec-
tion, alerting the entire arena of the recruit's
presence. Soon after, Spiller and Tebow were
bombarded by fans looking for autographs.
"I believe it was the first time I have experi-
enced something like that," Spiller said. "You
could tell a lot of people kept looking up there
because I was with Tebow and stuff."
When the chants grew louder in the second
half of the game, Spiller saluted the fans with
the chomp, driving the crowd wild.
Spiller and Tebow spent the rest of the
game together, eventually sneaking down
into the student section to catch the dosing
Tebow, the nation's No. 1 dual-threat
quarterback according to Rivals.com, teamed
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No. 13 Indiana, ESPN, 7 p.m.
EMen's Hoops: Kentucky vs.
Georgia, ESPN, 9 p.m.
with Spiller in high school all-star games such
as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the
CaliFlorida Bowl. The future UF quarterback
has been actively recruiting Spiller for the
"[Tebow] is a great
player and a great person
to be around," Spiller
hil' A d hi
time in Gainesville, Spiller
was not overly enthusias-
tic about his trip to UF.
"It was alright," Spiller
said. "The people are nice
The Union County High product, who
has been timed at as fast as 4.28 seconds in
S2002: As Coach of the Washington Red-
skins, former UF coach Steve Spurrier hires
nine former UF assistants to his new staff.
The list included his son, Steve Spurrier Jr.,
who served as wide receivers coach.
the 40-yard dash, will decide between UF,
Florida State, Clemson, Miami and Southern
A lifelong Seminoles fan, Spiller denied
rumors that he is heavily leaning towards
FSU, claiming that all five schools are on
equal ground at this point.
Despite a recruiting class that is currently
regarded as one of the best in the nation,
Chevon Walker, the No. 35 running back in
the country according to Scout.com, is UF's
lone commitment at the running back posi-
tion so far.
Spiller spent Sunday and Monday visit-
ing Clemson. He will take an official visit
to Miami on Saturday and then visit Florida
State on January 27 before making his deci-
* Playing with the Arkansas RimRockers
of the NBDL, former UF guard Matt Walsh
scored 16 points off the bench in a loss
to the Tulsa 66ers on Friday. He scored a
combined 15 points the next two games.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 19
UF takes quad title in Oregon
Despite win, Gators fall to No. 2
By CHRIS WHITE
The Gators left Oregon victori-
ous on Friday, but a strict panel
of judges and a conservative
beam performance pushed the
team out of the No. 1 spot in the
The Gators' 193.575 was
enough to topple the quad meet's
three other teams.
Oregon State placed second
with 192.2, while Brigham Young
took third with 190.075 and
Iowa rounded out the meet with
Although the Gators' score
was lower than the previous
meet's national high, UF coach
Rhonda Faehn said she was im-
pressed because the team faced
a panel of stricter judges accus-
tomed to regional variations.
Staying strong mentally was
the most difficult task for the
team, especially after the initial
round of scores, Faehn said.
And whether it is ignoring
scores or blocking out hostile
fans, Faehn said that mental
strength has been a crucial part
of her team's success, especially
"That's the most important
thing because that's something
we can control," she said. "We
can't control the judges or the
scores, but they did control their
"That's the most impor-
tant thing because that's
something we can control.
We can't control the judges'
or the scores, but they did
control their performanc-
UF gymnastics coach
The Gators captured every
event but the floor routine;
however, only one UF gymnast,
junior Breanne King, placed in
the all-around event, capturing
third place with a score of 38.35.
King was added to the vault
and bars' lineups after a particu-
larly impressive week in the gym,
Helping King and the Gators
to their strongest event of the
meet, senior Sherie Owens
picked up her first collegiate un-
even bars title.
Still, the win was not enough
for UF to hold on to the No. 1
The team fell to No. 2 and
has been replaced by Alabama,
which the Gators will face this
But the Gators do not view
the next match as an NCAA
Championships preview or even
as a battle to recapture the No.
Faehn stressed at a press con-
ference Monday that the team's
focus is on improving the rou-
tines, regardless of how its op-
ponent is ranked.
"We really aren't focused
on the rankings because they'll
change from week to week," she
"We're focusing on knowing
that Alabama is a very strong
program and that we have to go
out there and compete aggres-
sively and compete at our very
best at this point in the season
with our full difficulty and not
make any mistakes. That's going
to be the real test right there."
The meet in Tuscaloosa, Ala.,
also could see more lineup
"Very likely you could
see even this weekend we
may not have one all-arounder
competing," Faehn said. "It's
not that important at this stage
of the game. More important is
putting the best team out on the
floor and the best athlete in each
Casey Lawson/ Alligator
Junior Breanne King placed third in the all-around for the Gators at
the Oregon State quad meet in Corvallis, Ore., on Friday. She was the
only UF gymnast to place in the event.
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By RACHEL ROBINS
Even though they fielded only eight competitors, the
No. 7 UF's men's swimming and diving team left Dallas
on Saturday with a championship.
The Gators finished first at the Dallas Morning News
Classic with a score of 342.5, while No. 17 Northwestern
took second with 325 points in the six-team meet, which
included No. 14 Florida State, No. 19 Notre Dame,
Washington and host Southern Methodist.
"It's always a good meet because it has some great
races," UF coach Gregg Troy said. "Nobody is ever really
out of contention at this competition: Competitions like
this are big confidence builders."
UF swimmers Ryan Lochte, Darian Townsend, Bradley
Ally, Matt Coan, Brian Hartley, Nick Borreca, Luca
DeMatteis and newcomer Lucas Salatta made the trip.
After making his UF debut against Louisiana State
Thursday, Salatta traveled to Dallas the next day, where
he won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1
minute, 48.75 seconds. He also helped UF's 800-freestyle
relay team to a first-place time of 6:32.63.
"He is an extremely versatile swimmer," Troy said
about Salatta.. "He swims a lot like Ryan Lochte and
competes in the many of the same events, so he should
have an immediate impact on our team."
Lochte, who received the meet's Most Outstanding
Swimmer Award, won the most individual titles, includ-
ing the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and was a part of the
800 freestyle relay team and the first-place 200 freestyle
TOP-RANKED SINGLES PLAYER FALLS: Diana Srebrovic,
the No. 1 collegiate women's tennis player in the coun-
try, lost in a three-set thriller in the second round of the
National Collegiate Tennis Classic on Friday.
Stanford's Whitney Deason, ranked No. 25, upset the
UF sophomore 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-6 (5). Srebrovic went 17-2
during the fall, losing last on Oct. 16 in the finals of4he
ITA Southern Regional Championships.
In her first competitive tournament since May 2004,
senior Alexis Gordon won the consolation final in Indian
Wells, Calif., winning 6-3, 6-3 to claim her fourth career
Gordon, who lost her first-round match before taking
apart the consolation draw, missed the past 21 months
due to personal reasons.
TRACK TEAMS OPEN SEASONS WELL: The UF men's
and women's track and field teams picked up a com-
bined three victories at the Florida Intercollegiate on
Sunday at the O'Connell Center.
In the weight throw, seniors
w* ^ Rachel Longfors, an All-American,
and Jyn Wynn both posted NCAA
Longfors passed Wynn on her
final throw measuring 19.62 meters.
Longfors Wynn's best, 19.56 meters, earned
her the runner-up spot.
A couple of athletes won their collegiate debuts
for the Gators. Shannon Leinert won the 800 meters
with a time of 2 minutes, 11.5 seconds.
Jenna Utecht shared her victory in the high jump,
equaling the 1.72-meter jump of Central Florida's
Senior All-American Sekou Clarke led the mnen
with a first-place finish in the 200 meter, running
a career-best indoor time of 21.56 to earn his 18th
Former UF runner and All-American Moise
Joseph edged UF junior Steven Hassen in the mile
with a time of 4:10.51. Hassen clocked at the finish
line with a time of 4:12.29.
Alligator services contributed to this report
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