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Cosimi selects self, wins
uasey Lawson / Alligaror
Student Body Treasurer Lindsay Cosimi addresses the UF Student
Senate after being selected by a unanimous vote Tuesday evening.
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
The Student Senate re-
turned UF's Student Body
treasurer to the position
from w-hich she resigned a
week ago, after she nomi-
nated herself and two other
candidates to the post.
In a unanimous vote,
the senate selected former
Student Body Treasurer
Lindsay Cosimi from
the pool of candidates at
Tuesday night's Senate
"I live and die for my
position," Cosimi said.
The Senate selected the
Student Body treasurer,
who controls more than $11
million in student money,
without any input from
students and no debate
among the senators.
Cosimi said that Student
Body statutes do not pre-
vent former officials from
nominating themselves to
take back their old jobs.
"We checked the stat-
utes, and it just says three
names for nomination,"
Cosimi told senators.
At the Jan. 10 Senate
meeting which Cosimi
did not attend Senate
President John Boyles an-
nounced her resignation
and speculated that she
resigned because she was
The next day in a tele-
phone message, Cosimi
said, "I am dealing with
some issues right now that
I prefer to deal with per-
During Tuesday's meet-
ing, Cosimi said the Dean
of Students Office called
for her resignation because
of an incomplete grade she
received last Spring"
I was a great treasurer,"
she said in an interview
Cosimi said that last
Fall, the Dean of Students
Office sent a letter inform-
ing her that she was ineli-
gible to hold her treasurer
At the end of finals
SEE COSIMI, PAGE 8
By JESSICA RIFFEL
UF should expand its campus in the
east side of Gainesville to aid the area's
economic growth, said Gainesville City
Commission candidates at a forum
Candidates for the District 1 and At-
Large Seat 1 at the 32nd annual Builders
Association of North Central Florida's
candidate forum called for UF to help
revitalize East Gainesville.
season well under
way, Coach Billy
Donovan and the
Gators take on
NAIA Division II
Savannah State at
home tonight. See
story, pg. 18.
"UF is really the answer to East
Gainesville because you need a strong an-
chor," said Tony Domenech, a candidate
for At-Large Seat 1.
He said in order for
UF to become a Top 10
S .. public research univer-
sity, it needs to add fac-
ulty and expand its cam-
pus. He said expanding
near Waldo Road would
Domenech be ideal.
Building in East
Gainesville would not be new for UF,
which opened a 12-acre Eastside Campus
in November along Waldo Road. The $7
million campus, which houses adminis-
trative and research facilities, created 234
jobs in East Gainesville, said UF President
Bernie Machen in December.
The other three candidates agreed
that the often-neglected east side of
Gainesville needs growth.
"I've heard that East Gainesville is a
diamond in the rough, and I'd like to tell
you that I am the one to put the sparkle
SEE COMMISSION, PAGE 10
X More than
800 UF stu-
story, pg. 4.
By JUSTIN RICHARDS
An inventor and engineer
whose life was saved by a
Shands UF heart transplant
donated $8 million to UF's bio-
medical engineering department
Tuesday, bringing his total con-
tribution to $10 million.
The gift one of UF's largest
ever will be used in part as
seed money for faculty research
UF said Bill
Administration Ditto, the
"One out of 10 of those is go-
ing to expand into some amaz-
ing discovery," he added.
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family
Department of Biomedical
Engineering will be UF's first-
ever named department.
The $10 million will also fund
educational resources, such as
supercomputers, for students.
It will support current faculty
and recruit valuable new teach-
ers, Ditto said.
"It attracts people who want
to come work here because they
know that we're real serious,
and we have the money to prove
it," he added.
The gift will also boost the
university into the Top 10 public
institutions, the ranks of which
the UF administration strives to
join, Ditto said.
"It's not going to be a ques-
tion of, 'Can 'we compete
with MIT or Georgia Tech or
SEE DONATION, PAGE 10
Candidates agree UF should look east
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New York Times columnist to
speak at Centennial event
David Brooks, New York Times
op-ed columnist and best-selling
author, will speak Tuesday at the
UF College of Education's year-
long Centennial Celebration.
The lecture, which starts at 6:30
p.m., will be followed by a panel
discussion in Emerson Alumni
Brooks will discuss recent col-
umns in The New York Times in
which he cited a growing educa-
tion gap linked to race, poverty
and gender differences. Known for
his light approach to social com-
mentary, Brooks has been a guest
on National Public Radio and PBS,
A reception and book signing
will follow the panel discussion
at 8 p.m. Brooks has written two
books: "Bobos in Paradise: The
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They Got There" and "On
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Future Tense," which depicts
suburban life in America.
'Rent' musical star to come
to Phillips Center next week
Anthony Rapp, better known
as Mark Cohen from the musi-
cal "Rent" will speak at UF on
Rapp's speech is free and
open to the public. It begins at 8
p.m. at the Phillips Center for the
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the stage. The book also goes be-
hind the scenes of Broadway per-
formances. After the speech, Rapp
will be available to sign books.
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3
UF journalism professor considered for UNC dean
* LAURENCE ALEXANDER IS ONE OF their ranks. Washington University, and Charles Self, for- ment. "When you've got someone that goo
THREE FINALISTS FOR THE POSITION. Alexander, the former chairman of UF's mer dean of Gaylord College of Journalism other people are bound to come after him."
By LINDSAY PETER
Alligator Contributing Writer
The search has been narrowed, and three
finalists have been named.
Laurence Alexander, a professor in the
College of Journalism and Communications, is
a finalist for the position of dean for the School
of Journalism and Mass Communication
at the University of North Carolina-Chapel
Hill. Both UF -and UNC are well-respected
journalism programs competing to improve
journalism department, will interview with
the journalism' dean selection committee at
UNC from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27.
"I hope to get a chance to see the campus
and, in particular, their top-ranked journal-
ism school and meet faculty and students,"
Alexander said in a phone interview Tuesday.
UNC's journalism school has been with-
out a dean since June 30 when former Dean
Richard Cole returned to teaching. Thomas
Bowers has served as interim dean since then
and is expected to retire June 30, according to
a press release.
Jean Folkerts, a professor at George
ana Mass Communicaton at me university or
Oklahoma, also are candi-
dates who will interview.
"I'Tm really excited and
honored to be among the
S top three they are bringing
in," Alexander said.
Alexander said the reac-
tion from hiscolleagues has
Alexander been positive with some
"' would miss him terribly. He's contrib-
uted so much to the program," said William
McKeen, chairman of the journalism depart-
-Alexander nas been at ur ror 15 years and
completed his master's degree here.
"I've grown accustomed to everything
UF and everything Gainesville," he said. "If I
were to leave, one of the things I'd miss most
is the students. I enjoy not only teaching and
instructing but also advising and sharing sto-
ries with them."
Bernadette Gray-Little, chairwoman of
the search committee at UNC, could not be
reached for comment by press time.
"It'll be difficult, and I have mixed emo-
tions," Alexander said. "But I don't want to
get ahead of myself."
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Cicerones seek Gators who 'bleed orange and blue'
* ONLY 40 TO 60 STUDENTS
WILL BE ACCEPTED.
By SHARILYN WISKUP
Alligator Contributing Writer
Swarms of more than 800 UF
students with wide smiles across
their confident faces socialized
outside the Emerson Alumni Hall
in preparation for the Annual
Cicerone Rush forum.
Cicerones, who began recruit-
ing for Spring semester Tuesday,
are part of the Student Alumni
Association and act as liaisons
between the students and alumni.
Many UF students have seen
Cicerones giving campus tours, but
the organization is also involved
with other campus activities.
The selection process is thor-
ough and organized, and every
Cicerone is involved, said Monica
Palenzuela, public relations chair.
"We make a promise that every
applicant will have a 15-minute in-
terview with three Cicerones who
ask ridiculous, off-the-wall ques-
tions," she said.
Examples from previous years
include: How many jellybeans
would fit into a 747 airplane?
If you had your own country,
what would its motto be?
But being a Cicerone is also re-
warding for establishing relation-
ships to further career aspirations.
"Being a Cicerone has given me
a chance to meet amazing people,
including Emmitt Smith and
Urban Meyer," said senior nutri-
tion major Huy Huynh, who has
been a Cicerone for one year.
"I love being involved with this
organization because when meeting
perspective students, I am able to
persuade and motivate them to be a
part of the UF community, and that
is a great feeling," Huynh said.
Between 40 to 60 new names will
appear on a list outside Emerson
Hall in several weeks, boasting the
best and most qualified individuals
at UF, Palenzuela said.
"During your interview, just be
yourself," she said. "We're look-
ing for personality, openness and
Many students applied last year
and are returning for a second try at
the selection process.
"I think it's a lot of fun," said
sophomore Scott Merl. "It seems like
they all get along and that it's a good
group of people," he said.
Students are motivated to apply
again because it helps them get in-
volved or stay involved on campus,
while making strong connections
with a diverse group of individuals,
Christine Nguyen is a freshman
applicant who is applying for the
"I want to meet new people,
plus I have a lot of friends who are
already Cicerones," she said.
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ment chair, encourages students to
apply regardless if they attended the
forum or not.
"It's a chance to engross yourself
in UF," he said. "If you bleed orange
and blue, this is the right organiza-
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UF senior and third-year Cicerone Lindsey Mcintyre talks with applicants Tuesday night at the organiza-
tion's meet-and-greet at Emerson Alumni Hall.
Hillel launches newspaper
By SHIRA KRAMER
Alligator Contributing Writer
A new, Jewish newspaper will be
available to UF students next month.
The Shpiel, launched by UF Hillel
Rabbi Yonah Schiller and a group of
students, was created to reach out to
the Jewish population on campus and
provide an access point for involve-
ment and identification within the
"The goal is to empower people to
take an active role in forming their own
Jewish identity," Schiller said.
Nearly 7,000 Jewish students are
enrolled at UF, constituting the largest
population of Jewish students at any
North American public university.
With a diverse Jewish population
and varying levels of religious affili-
ation, Schiller said The Shpiel aims to
bridge the gap between active Jews
and cultural Jews, those that have yet
to connect to the Jewish community.
The newspaper plans to serve not
only as an outlet for news, but as a
forum for expression of opinions,
ideals and experiences that students
can share. The editors want to create
discussion and spark interest and con-
troversy, said Kimberly Gouz, editor of
In addition to international and
local news stories that address issues
beyond the state of Israel, The Shpiel
will include a large editorial section to
entertain and inform readers.
"It's going to be really fun.
Humorous too," Gouz said.
Nothing is off-limits for staff writ-
ers, who aren't afraid to confront ste-
reotypes and poke fun at themselves
and the Jewish community.
"We want people to speak what they
are really feeling, not what they are
supposed to be feeling," Gouz said.
One main objective for the paper's
staff is to obtain a contribution from
a national figure for
Around each edition, a task
Gainesville Schiller said may
A calendar, an "Ask
the Rabbi" section, a women's column
and a column written by a non-Jew also
can be found in the newspaper. ..
Editors of The Shpiel hope to reach
out to non-Jews as well.
An editorial by a non-Jewish staff
member incorporates outside perspec-
"If a non-Jew would not read it, then
it's a failure," Schiller said.
The Shpiel will be a semi-monthly
paper with a propelled distribution of
6,000 copies. ,
Eventually The Shpiel will be avail-
able at three major distribution points
on campus. The first edition will be
handed out personally by the news-
paper staff, Schiller said. Individual
delivery to student mailboxes is also
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'La Casita' offers scholarships
By SHARILYN WISKUP
Alligator Contributing Writer
Ten thousand dollars will
be distributed to scholarship
recipients from the Institute
of Hispanic-Latino Cultures
- twice the amount distributed
"La Casita," as it's more
commonly known, began ac-
cepting scholarship applications
Tuesday, scholarship coordinator
Christopher Caraballo said. The
"We are looking for Hispanic
or Latino students who represent
and lead the culture the right
way," Caraballo said.
He said all Hispanic or Latino
UF students should apply for two
scholarships because each appli-
cation is read by a different panel
Members of the Association of
Hispanic Alumni announced that
.there are twice as many awards
this year than last year because
the funds doubled.
This year; two students will
be awarded $2,500 each for the
Colonel Glenn A. Farris Award,
an award based on financial
"We are looking for His-
panic or Latino students
who represent and lead
the culture the right way."
Six undergraduate students
and four graduate students will
be selected to receive the Rafael
& Fe Angulo Awards.
These $500 awards will be
given to students who excel in
academics, service and leader-
Last year, Caraballo was a re-
cipient of the Rafael & Fe Angulo
Award and was honored with
a plaque at Gator Guayabera
Guateque, held in Coral Gables in
May. Those who attend the party
usually dress in traditionally col-
orful, patterned shirts.
Caraballo said the Spanish
translation of the Guyabera
Guateque is a celebration in
which one wears a fancy shirt.
This annual fundraiser is
sponsored by the Association of
Hispanic Alumni whose goal is to
provide scholarship funding for
Hispanic and Latino students.
All winners will be announced
in March and will receive an
invitation to attend the Gator
Guayabera Guateque social
event, which will host more than
Applications are available
online and at La Casita on
For more information, con-
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Christopher Caraballo at (352)
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UF officials boot
students from housing
L ast week, members of the Collegiate Living
Organization got a bit of a surprise.
They walked into their meeting with UF officials
thinking that everything was fine. They walked out knowing
that in two months, UF would evict them from their co-op
They got even less notice for their kitchen, to be closed
The CLO provides low-cost housing to UF students.
In return, the students are charged with maintaining the
building. The entire organization is student-run.
Apparently, the building had been deteriorating for
But residents had received no previous indication from
UF that the CLO wasn't up to housing standards. According
to one resident, officials had inspected the building a num-
ber of times without indicating that there was a serious
Yet the violations cited by UF are immense. Bathrooms
have open holes to the outside, the roof leaks in the kitchen
and the TV room and there is exposed wiring throughout.
That sounds pretty bad.
So maybe UF is justified in ensuring that the CLO renters
find somewhere else to live. If the place is a dump, maybe
the students should be forced to move out.
But those problems with the building couldn't have de-
We have to ask: Where was UF oversight when it was
needed? Why weren't the residents informed of the viola-
tions when they could've done something about them?
At last Monday's meeting, UF officials had no answers.
When asked why the CLO hadn't been notified previously,
the officials' response was simple: "We don't know."
That's not good enough. UF students deserve better
from their administration.
Now, one week into the semester, UF officials want the
residents-to pack their bags and relocate. -
Which brings up another question: If the administration
was planning to shut down the CLO, why didn't they do so
at the end of the Fall semester?
Again, no answer.
The residents will now have to find new affordable hous-
ing (no small task in Gainesville), move out of the CLO and
They'll have to do it all in the middle of this semester.
And they'll have to do it all while trying to get a refund
on their CLO rent for the term.
So UF's actions sound more than a little shady. It's diffi-
cult to imagine how they could've made life any harder for
the CLO residents.
Because the whole thing is so sudden, we suspect that
the UF administration has some kind of ulterior motive.
Maybe the administration wants to use the land for a new
Such a proposal isn't necessarily a bad idea.
But UF officials haven't exactly been forthcoming with
their plans. And if any improvement would come at the
expense of the 70 CLO residents, it may not be a good in-
vestment after all.
CLO residents have been wronged. And the administra-
tion has shown that it may not always have UF students'
best interests in mind.
If the university is going to oversee projects like the
CLO, it should make sure that its oversight is more than
just an eviction notice at the beginning of the semester.
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Congress needs re
W ith some exceptions, Americans are generally
pretty good at accepting those with different
viewpoints, so long as we think that they pas-
sionately hold their beliefs.
People think that elections are lost because candidates
give the wrong answer to the wrong question or express
an unpopular opinion. But more often, politicians lose be-
cause the electorate doesn't think they hold strong enough
opinions. Just ask John Kerry.
We like strength, passion and conspicuous displays of
stubbornness. We don't like "I don't know."
So you'll forgive me if my reaction to Judge .Samuel
Alito's confirmation hearings is ... I don't know.
* The easy and thoroughly defensible approach is to
acknowledge Judge Alito's years of experience and his
universally well-regarded intellect. It's easy to simply ac-
cept that a conservative president is going to nominate a
conservative judge. If a nominee is qualified (and no one
denies that Judge Alito is qualified), then it's only right to
show deference to the executive's choice.
We can probably label that the "John Roberts ap-
But that approach can be taken too far. Obviously, exec-
utive deference falls by the wayside if a nominee espouses
judicial views that contradict the constitution.
And in making that observation, we are led to a rather
obvious question: What, exactly, are judicial views that
contradict the Constitution?
Are they views that are different from mine, or differ-
ent from those of my political party? The Democrats don't
hold a monopoly on truth, especially regarding extraordi-
narily complex issues like constitutional law.
But as arrogant and seemingly unfair as it is to dis-
qualify nominees based on their possessing a different in-
aI debate on Alito
terpretation of the law, it's not hard
to find some logic to it. If I think a
*F certain type of law is unconstitu-
r tional, is it so out of line to oppose
^ nominees who believe those same
laws are perfectly acceptable?
Andrew Bare And if we can arrive at an ac-
The Bare Truth ceptable standard for approving or
email@example.com rejecting a nominee, we then must
try to pry enough information
out of the nominee to satisfy our
concerns. When the US Senate comprises a bunch of long-
winded buffoons, it's hard to blame judicial nominees for
treating their hearings more like dodge ball games than a
So these hearings become less about legitimate ques-
tioning and more about divining how well the nominees
played the game. Were they closer to John Roberts or
Robert Bork? And since no one wants to end up like the
latter, the nominees' answers are rarely more revealing
than a Victorian bathing dress.
Barring any revelations that he beat his wife or shot
heroin into his eyeballs, Samuel Alito will be confirmed as
a Supreme Court justice. That outcome is no more inevi-
table today than it was the moment Alito was nominated.
The lesson is this: Serious issues, issues that call for
great statesmen and great debates, are now in the hands of
lightweights and sycophants instead.
Maybe Alito deserves the Supreme Court. Maybe he
deserves to be rejected. Maybe the answer is somewhere
Because there's been no real investigation, right now I
just don't know.
Andrew Bare is a journalism senior.
The views expressed, here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Both sides to blame in conflict
Many students on campus
have witnessed the debate on the
Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Every
time I read someone's opinion about
the struggle, I seem to be reading
passages filled with exaggerations.
Occasionally, these exaggerations are
flat-out lies. Everyone seems to have
a one-sided argument without any di-
rection. I understand that each group
has to tell its side of the story.
But I plead with both groups:
Instead of spewing out hatred and
misinformation, work together and
educate each other. No matter how
much students on both sides hate
to admit it, both the Israelis and the
Palestinians have been in the wrong.
Both have made terrible decisions.
If there will ever be peace in the
region, everyone has to understand
this. Then we may finally have a
February 17, 2006
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By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Students spoke against the UF Office of Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs at the Student
Senate meeting Tuesday night.
One of the students speaking against the LGBT
office was Christine Miller, 19, a second-year account-
ing major and a resident assistant at Mallory Hall.
She said she was concerned that her tax dollars
were going into an office that is not neutral.
The LGBT office should provide a full spectrum of
ideas and discussions as to whether right or wrong
exist in society, she said in a phone interview after the
."I believe that because [the LGBT office] is
founded by the government, the department has the
responsibility of equality," Miller said.
Miller said that as an RA she understands the
distinction between accepting
-Student students and agreeing with them.
-' "-'. -' '' V"We are all adults here, and we
have to accept choices," she said.
"I need to accept that person, but I don't have to agree
Miller's father, David, has protested against the
LGBT office several times on Turlington Plaza.
"My reason for going to the Senate [meeting] is
really to explore how to address this issue," she said,
adding that she wanted to encourage dialogue among
Student Body President Joe Goldberg said at the
meeting that the LGBT office is a great part of the
university community, and he disagreed.with those
speaking out against it.
Student Sen. Zachary Clark said that UF needs
LGBT because "things are still sort of.scary sometimes
He said that LGBT was created as a response to a
climate report that stated members of the LGBT com-
munity were the most targeted for discrimination on
He also said the LGBT office is not funded by
the state, but by private funding that goes into the
In other senate news, a bill was passed requiring
the SG supervisor of elections to post signs to let stu-
dents know where to vote the day before and during
the SG elections.
The signs are to read "Vote Here" and should be
visible 30 feet from the polling location. The signs will
also include election dates, polling locations hours
and students voting requirements.
Sen. Allison Cullin, author of the bill, said it was
created to make it easier for students to know where
"The amount of public knowledge about votes is
pretty low, so I want to increase that," she said.
Some senators expressed concern over posting
"Vote Here" signs a day before the elections because
it might mislead students into thinking that voting
began a day early.
Kevin Parekh / Alligator
Students socialize at a Chi Phi event at Lake Alice on Tuesday, the first day of spring semester's Rush Week
for fraternities. The event offered live acoustic music and food to those who were interested in learning more
about rushing for the organization.
Scopes trial reenacted on UF stage
By DANIELLE SIBILIO
Alligator Contributing Writer
In its debut, it was called "the trial of the
More than three-quarters of a century
later, the Scopes "Monkey Trial" story still
resonates in UF Performing Arts perfor-
mance of "The Great Tennessee Monkey
Based on the Scopes trial transcripts
by Peter Goodchild, Tuesday night's per-
formance at the University Auditorium
was recorded and rebroadcast later in the
evening on National Public Radio.
The audience was asked to act as the
unruly crowd would have in the crowded
Sound effects like background com-
motion and the sound of telegraphs were
played for the home audience listening to
The cast of the performance includes
several known actors, including Edward
Asner, best known for his role as journal-
ist Lou Grant in the "Mary Tyler Moore
Show," who plays William Jennings
Bryan. In addition, James Cromwell pays
Clarence Darrow, and Sharon Gless plays
"I think it's nice to see some-
thing that people get so worked
Third-year graduate student
Though the original trial took place
more than 80 years ago, the controversial
topic of creation is still prevalent today.
School board members of Dover, Pa.,
recently violated the Constitution when
they ordered that the biology curriculum
include "intelligent design."
"The play is timely, given what's go-
ing on in Dover, Pa.," said Alex Ophir, a
post-doctoral student who attended the
performance. "It's interesting given the
trials and tribulations evolution has gone
through in terms of acceptance by the
Others attend the play to get an under-
standing of the conflict.
"I like controversy," said Candace
Zieleniuk, a third-year graduate student.
"I think it's nice to see something that
people get so worked up about."
Moreover, the subject covers a wide
range of topics affecting the nation today,
as cases dealing with government and
religion are in the news now, such as
stem-cell research, said Chase Rainwater,
a doctoral student at UF.
The production gives a historical re-
enactment of the much-debated Scopes
trial. The actors even show the detail of
what it was like being in the 97-degree
Rhea County Courthouse in 1925.
A week after resigning, treasurer nominates herself to regain position
COS I M I, from page 1
week, she turned in her resigna-
tion to Student Government ad-
viser Chris Cupoli.
After she turned in the let-
ter, Cosimi said she and Student
Body President Joe Goldberg
realized the statutes did not pre-
vent her from returning to her
On Jan. 10, Cosimi gave Boyles
her resignation letter to read to
senators, but never cleaned out
her third-floor Reitz Union of-
Cosimi also nominated Student
Body Assistant Treasurers Freya
Birdie and Gabrielle Leon for the
treasurer position. Leon with-
drew her nomination.
"[Lindsay] has served as a
great teacher to her assistant
treasurers and, I think, an invalu-
able asset to the student body as a
whole," Birdie said in a statement
to the Senate.
Several senators expressed
their support for Cosimi's re-
election before voting.
"If you don't put her back in
this position, you'd be doing the
students of this university, like,
a great injustice," Student Sen.
Justin Stone said.
Sen. Laura Gonzalez said she
considers Cosimi a close friend
and a good trea-
by me in a real-
ly, really tough
time when I
was at the bot-
tom of the bar-
Goldberg iel," Gonzalez
said. "In my
four years here, I've never seen
someone execute the job of trea-
surer as efficiently and flawlessly
as I've seen Lindsay do."
In the week of Cosimi's ab-
sence, Goldberg has served as
interim treasurer in addition to
his role as Student Body presi-
dent. Cosimi said she advised
Goldberg on the budget process,
but told senators the statutes
prevented her from helping with
"I'm very happy that I don't
have to be the treasurer any-
more," Goldberg said during
Tuesday's meeting. "That is a job
that I never wanted."
Despite Cosimi's quick return
to her old position, most UF of-
ficials were tight-lipped when
asked if her re-election was legal.
"This is an internal SG pro-
cedure," said Cupoli, the SG
adviser. "So [the rules are]
something the students have the
responsibility of managing and
Goldberg, UF General
Counsel Pam Bernard and Dean
of Students Gene Zdziarski de-
clined to comment on the legal
Vice President for Student
Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin could
not be reached for comment by
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18,2006 N ALLIGATOR, 9
Wrestler overcomes car accident, reinvents self
* ERIC BENDLER DROVE OFF
A CLIFF WHEN HE WAS 21.
By JOHN W. COX
Eric Bendler was 17.
He loved the Gators, and he
He had just won the Maryland
state wrestling championship, and
Danny Wuerffel had led the Gators
past Florida State University for a
Life was good.
He graduated from Southern
Garrett High School in west
Maryland and began coaching the
sport he loved at another local high
He worked different jobs and at-
tended college sporadically while he
continued to wrestle.
He made the Junior Olympic
Team and went to nationals.
One warm summer afternoon in
Maryland, Eric had finished work at
his roofing job and was hustling to
get his car ready for a state inspec-
The Department of Motor
Vehicles was an hour away, and it
was already 3 p.m.
He was running out of time.
He jumped in his car and sped
. "For one second my head nod-
ded, and I just drove off a cliff," he
said. "I just fell asleep, man."
. He was 21.
The 30-foot plunge had taken
He broke his jaw, his front four
teeth were knocked out, part of his
lip was cut off and his stomach was
"I stopped so fast my bowel
popped," he said.
Although the safety belt saved
his life, it also caused the significant
damage to his stomach.
The car landed with so much
force that the belt pressed into his
abdomen, causing massive internal
His jaw was wired shut, and he
couldn't drink for six days after his
Because of insurance problems,
it took more than two years to get
the implants to replace his missing
The hardest thing was waiting,
he said. He had been a great athlete
his entire life and now he couldn't
eat, drink or move.
He was in the hospital for 29
days and returned to his hometown
in Garrett County to recover for two
Eight months after the accident,
he joined the Army.
"The Army will waive anything,"
He was 22.
Before shipping out, he finished
two semesters of community col-
lege in Washington, D.C., where he
earned a 3.5 grade point average.
He said he had been a poor stu-
dent in high school and only did
enough to keep wrestling.
"The reason I didn't get an edu-
cation was because I was a horrible
kid [in high school]," he said. "I was
one of those people really falling off
The wreck changed everything.
"I.saw the people that came to
see me in the hospital," he said.
"They talked to me about getting
healthy and getting into school. It
was a priorities thing."
After a successful year in college,
the Army sent him to Oklahoma and
Eric said he didn't like the Army,
but he learned from it.
"I learned I'm not always going
to be in charge," he said.
He had been a lifelong Gators
fan, and he knew UF tuition rates
He returned from his deploy-
ment and spent seven days in
"I jumped on a Greyhound and
drove to UF," he said. "I ran scream-
ing for Gainesville."
He was 24.
"I came to town and didn't know
where the hell I was," he said.
He had arranged to sublet a
room from a girl in town. She took
his money and never paid the rent,
he said. He was evicted in a month
and was left to find another apart-
Eric arrived in Gainesville with
expectations of getting into UF. He
was disappointed when he heard
from the university.
"It was not just no," he said. "It
was hell no."
UF told him he had to get his
associate degree before he could at-
tend, so he enrolled at SFCC.
Gainesville High School. I
His passion for wrestling had
never died, and he knew that was
something he could still do. He im-
mediately joined SFCC's wrestling
team and began competing again.
"Ever since then I've been wres-
tling in Gainesville for the past three
years," he said.
In that time, he has been to
the National College Wrestling
Association's national champion-
ships twice, finishing in second
place both times.
Eric Bendler is 27. He's a third-
year business major and a member
of UF's eighth-ranked NCWA team.
Eric said he was looking forward
to another run at the national cham-
pionship before suffering a season-
ending knee injury after the year's
He applied for a medical red-
shirt with hopes of wrestling next
"I have found that being hurt has
helped me focus more on the orga-
nizational side of this," he said. "I'm
getting people ready for next year."
UF and SFCC will be hosting the
Third Annual Florida Classic this
weekend, which displays teams
from all over the country.
Eric and other members of the
wrestling team are in charge of orga-
nizing the tournament, he said.
They will use the experience
from this tournament to prepare for
the conference tournament, which
they will host in February.
"We want to show we can host
two major tournaments," he said.
"We'd like to host nationals."
Eric and several other members
of the team have also started a non-
profit foundation to support wres-
tling throughout the state.
He said he hopes the experience
of managing the foundation will
help him when he enters the busi-
He has come a long way in the
past few years, and remains unsure
of what the future will hold for him.
"I don't really stay anywhere
for more than four or five years,"
he said. "There's no tellin' where
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DONATION, from page 1
Berkeley?' but 'Can they compete
with us?'" he said.
When a public university
receives a gift of more than $2
million, the Legislature typically
College of Engineering Dean
Pramod Khargonekar said he is
"very optimistic" that Tuesday's
donation will be matched by the
UF President Bernie Machen
accepted the gift Tuesday morn-
ing at a St. Petersburg resort.
J. Crayton Pruitt Sr., 74, is the
founder of the Vascular Institute
of Florida, a treatment center for
He invented many instru-
ments used in vascular surgery
and pioneered a popular form of
In 1995, a heart transplant at
"It's not going to be a ques-
tion of, 'Can we compete
with MIT or Georgia Tech
or Berkeley?' but 'Can they
compete with us?"'
Shands at UF saved Pruitt's life.
As he waited for a new heart, a
biventricular assist device helped
pump his heart for 10 days.
Khargonekar said Pruitt's
is an ideal name for the newly
titled biomedical engineering
"He's a surgeon. He's an
engineer. He's an inventor,"
Khargonekar said. "He's the one
person who exemplifies all the
things we are trying to do in bio-
Pruitt and other biomedical
engineers develop new technol-
ogy to be used on the human
It is a relatively new field,
At UF, the biomedical engi-
neering program was established
It was upgraded to a depart-
ment in 2002.
"I think it's probably one of
the hottest fields in science and
engineering out there right now,"
Commission candidates give ideas on east area development, city traffic
COMMISION,from page 1
in the diamond," District 1 candidate
Barbara Sharpe said.
Sharpe's opponent, Sherwin L. Henry,
said working with UF would boost the
area's economy because employees and
students in East Gainesville would need
restaurants and stores.nearby.
"Right now, the University of Florida
and other state facilities drive the economy
of Gainesville," said Henry, a senior bio-
logical scientistwith UF's Interdisciplinary
Center for Biotechnology Research.
Jeanna Mastrodicasa, a candidate for
the At-Large Seat.l1, said improving the
east side of Gainesville is the city's most
important issue, and UF's help can bring
hope for growth.
"I believe there is a lot of potential with
the university commu-
I nity," said Mastrodicasa,
., an associate director for
UF's Honors Program.
The candidates also
discussed their views
on traffic congestion in
she'd like to work with UF in encourag-
ing students to take buses and bicycles to
lessen traffic on roads such as Southwest
Henry said the city needs to improve
the bus system and add lanes to heavily
However, he admitted budget con-
straints would limit improvements.
The primary election for City
Commission candidates is March 7, and
the runoff is March 28. The last day to reg-
ister to vote for this election is Feb. 6.
writes on a center
block for the an-
nual Writing on the
Wall project on the
Reitz Union North
Lawn. Designed to
sion and societal
barriers, the project
calls for students
to paint the blocks
with examples of
i have encountered
in their lives. Spon-
sored by the Dean
of Students Office,
the project erects
a physical "wall of
the blocks, which
is scheduled to be
torn down later in
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**Beautiful and New**
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
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
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/3BA Townhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics, W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
*The Laurels, 335-4455*
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1 br for $609 or 3br/2ba for $880
Great location Spacious Incl some utils
Alarms, park FREE @ UF, Pets welcome
` www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
HUGE 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA TNHMS
W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning
ENDLESS AMENITIES- private dog park
FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC
Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
"1 BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 00** $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00** $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft **00 $725/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft ** $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
..High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 0 376-2507
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
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 4-26-72-2
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
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, GONE!!
2BR/1BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
One mile to campus & Shands 2BR/1.5BA
Avail. Aug. 1st Wood floors, W/D, DW, clean,
no pets, sm, 1038 SW 6th Dr. $600/mo
2 STORY COUNTRY HOUSE
3BR/2BA, large living rm, separate dining
rm, zoned commercial, ideal home/office on
SWWilliston Rd. near ShandsNA. $875. Call
Kath' 215-1728, Lisa 372-9000 1-20-17-2
*CONDO* 3BR/3BA furn, pool, tennis, bus
rte, W/D, fridge, Oaks Mall near. 1yr+ $1100/
mo, OHOMEO 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 gasl
$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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Dave (email@example.com) 1-23-10-2
LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Bivens Arm Condo. Huge 2BR/2BA.
Lrg den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood floors,
pool incl. $1200/mo 321-231-1505 1-31-
Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl,, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling furn/unfurn Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2
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 1st & last. Pref.
grad std. No pets, W/D hook up, dish, wd
firs., cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call Tom
>8PM or wkd 954-529-4031 1-24-10-2
Newest Countryside condo, 4BR/4BA. Avail
fall. Sec. sys., scr porch, common area 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 brick house behind Leo
706. Large living room area. Pets arranged.
Some utilities included $580/mo. Call Greg
ROCKWOOD 2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE w/
loft. Gated courtyard, close to UF. End unit.
W/D incl. Scrreened back porch. $900/mo.
Flex lease. 407-701-2995. 1-25-10-2
3BR HOUSE. 2 car garage, W/D, fenced, 15
min to Shands & UF. Call Ashley 305-323-
9742. $900/mo. Northwood Pines 6413 NW
30th Terr. 2-8-20-2
2 Rooms For Rent, close to UF, $350/month
plus utilities, 4BR/2BA, Fenced yard, hard-
wood floors, with garage. 1206 NW 36th
Street, GVL. Call 352-495-9085 2-9-20-2
1 BLKto UF! 2BR 1BAApt
$550/Mo 216 SW 12th Street
Window A/C, Nat Gas ht. Wood Floors
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 1-
1 Block to UF! Across from Stadium
2 ROOM Efficiency w/shared bathroom
$285/Mo. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF
840 Sq. ft. $550/Mo St CroixApts
Central H & Air, 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 ONice 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 amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
MODERN CRACKER HOUSE FOR RENT
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, HANDS & 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 UF! 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
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-
HOUSE FOR RENT
Bike to UF. 3/1, AC and heat, fireplace, new
kitchen. Large fenced yard, dog ok. Call 395-
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 Gardens 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 exceptBR. Great amenities &
great bus rte. W/D in unit $440/MO Available
now. Call 386-547-9131 1-30-15-3
AVAIL NOW. Sublet 1Br/1BA of 2BR/2BA
$435/mo. ($100 a month off!) Fully fum
The Estates Apts. On 20th St. Many.more
perks. If interested, contact Patricia at 863-
528-4670 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSEUM WALK 2BR/2BA Two story.
Furniture Avail. For Rent. Free tanning/gym/
DW/WD Very close to UF Laidback Apt.
ASAP. Steven 850-960-8486. 1-25-10-3
KEEP MY DEPOSIT + PET FEE! Get re-
mainder of Jan. FREE. Studio apt. 2 blocks
from stadium. Water and pest incl. $350/mo.
Lease ends in July. Call 352-870-7886. 1-
Spacious 1BR/BA in a 4BR/BA. Apartment
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. email@example.com
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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.
1BR/1BA apartment. $360/mo, water incl. On
bus rt 20 & 21. Avail Jan thru July 30. Call
352-328-7722 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Live Downtown! Avail Immediately! Shared
townhome in Arlington Square. 1 or 2 bed-
rooms avail. Each w/private bath $450/470
+util. Call 561-706-9796 2-9-20-3
1BR for rent in 4BR house wood floors, W/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
Female sublet 1BR/1BA of 3BR/3BA apt. in
the Laurels. Large walk-in closet, upstairs
with balcony in bedroom. $413/mo, leasee
will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email email@example.com
Countryside Condo 3BR/3BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4 BA. Ethernet & util. incl, W/D, nicely
fum. secure. Exercise/pool. Direct bus UF- 3-
mi. $465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3464. Flo
352-357-9656 or 352-636-4814 or 357-9656
SUMMIT HOUSE Apartment. One Bedroom,
Walk dist. to Shands, VA Hosp., 2 Laund.,
2 Pools, Parking lot, Avail. February-end
of Jan. Call 375-4613. Rent $440/Mo. 1-
Spacious 2/1.5 at Sun Harbor Apts. Avail.
Feb. 15 min walk to campus. $580/mo. Call
(352) 374-2813. 1-20-5-3
THE AVENUES F/M roommate wanted
for a 1/1 in a 2/2.5 apt. Walking distance
to campus. $527.50/mo + util. unfurnished.
Avail.ASAP Call Kelly at 239-821-3177. 1-
.Femaile Roommate needed master bed-
room, private bath of 3BR/3BA. $490/mo
includes all utilities and internet. Greenwich
Green- SW GVL Call Jenna at 904-294-
Available Now. 1BR Townhouse Apt; Just
renovated. Right on Archer Rd. Great price
$499/mo. CallAmanda 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 furnished, 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
26 years old (10124/79)
6'01, 200 LBS.,
blond hair, blue eyes
3 felony violation of probation
warrants for possession of
cannabis more than 20 grams,
possession of cocaine and sale of
Call (352) 372-STOP
Santa Fe Pointe sublease $399/mo com-
pared to $439 save $40 every month.
Includes utilities and. HBO. One of the nicest
interiors in Santa Fe Pointe. For more call
GREATSUMMER SUBLEASE. UNIVERSITY
COMMONS Female for 1BR in 4/2 apt. W/D,
cable, fitness ctr, copy rm, pool, tennis, vball,
bball. On bus route. $300/mo + utils.Avail 5/8
-8/6. Call Diala 305-431-1959. 1-24-5-3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxf6rd 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. email@example.com 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 for3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 1-31-15-4
M/F to share w/3 UF students:'No party
animals. 4BR/3BA house. Newly remodeled.
Close to UF. Fully furn. incl. W/D. Incl. cable,
internet, you pay 1/4 utils. $350/mo $250 sec
dep. No pets/NS Avail now 386-212-1578
Female for 1 BR in 3BR/2BA Located directly
on 12 bus route with spacious fenced-in
backyard. Willing to work with individual
leases. Call 352-871-6922 1-23-10-4
1BR/1BA avail, in 2BR/2BA male/, female
roommate wanted ASAP. Laidback apt. Very
close to UF 1/3 util. Steven 850-960-8486.
Room in 2BR/1BA. 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW corner 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. email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 1-25-12-4
610 NW34th DriveAbout 2 biks north of Univ.
off 34th St. Five min. walk to campus. 4BR
house seeking 3 roommates $350/mo/room.
Call David @954-817-9101 1-19-5-4
Female roommate for 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/1 BA apt $300/
MO +1/2 utils. Call 352-219-8477 ASAP
Walk to UFI 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 comer 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 hbuse
avail now. Quiet area 2 miles from campus,
close to bus route, dog friendly, parking,
$320-350/mo Carolyn 205-936-8709 1-
Male roommate for 2/2 rec. built Kensington
North on 20 Ave., bus route, common area
fum. $480/mo incl. util., hi-spd. net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym. Ready Now! Call David
305-632-6921 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 New!
Just 3 blocks from campus!
1418 NW 3rd Ave
Campus Realty 692-3800 1-30-10-4
Female roommate wanted
in 3/3 Rockwood Villas. $500/mo. Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 1-31-10-4
Furnished 1BR w/private bath Campus View
Condo. Comer 13th & Archer. Wireless inter-
net. All utils included. $465/mo. W/D, avail-
able now. 989-980-2807 1-25-5-4
1 BR/1 BA available in 2BR/2BA condo. Major
appliances include. Prefer student. Rent is
$345 a mo. Cable included in rent. Please
call 954-592-0814 1-18-1-4
$2501mo. 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. 352-870-09041318-
$5501mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury Includes everything! Serious
student/professional preferred. Great
place & very nice! 352-870-0904, 318-4553
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
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CLASSIFIEDSI Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
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Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
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3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5
NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
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AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
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Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
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with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
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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-
**WALK TO UF**
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new development. Reserve today. Call Eric
Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
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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
Brand 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.
Brend 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
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 1-19-5-6
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
Black leather, 3-seater plus loveseat. Sold
together. Good condition. $300/OBO. Call
Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES SERVICE PARTS
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-$10 discounts, cheapest!
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Computer repairs, upgrades and
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Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
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Scooters from $699. Largest selection
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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
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*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-
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with 40 mile range. Evade high gas prices,
parking problems and save the environment.
$1195. Call Ed. 339-6639. 1-20-5-11
1999 SundiroAkita moped 125 MPG 33mph
7053 miles Silver $650. Jeff 332-3104 1-
Get your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
Only scooter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
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377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
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*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
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I'. For Sale .
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OFF SEASON SPECAIL!
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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
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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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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
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coupe. Leather seats, moon roof, cd & more.
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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
Help wanted-technical writer for help ori-
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
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
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gatorfood.com is looking for motivated, re-
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call David 379-3663 2-6-20-14
Earn between $10420/hrl Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
info contact Meghan 379-3663 2-6-2b-14
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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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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
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-
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Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium next to the
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Experience a must. 1-18-5-14
HOMEWORK HELPER: coach bright 13-
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& mileage @ $0.25/mi. Great opportu-
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firstname.lastname@example.org, cell 514-1575.
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5 STAR PIZZA ON TOWER RD
Nof 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-
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AM nannies! after school nannies! Tues-Thur
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is hiring flyer distributors. Great pay,
flexible hours. Apply in person or at
Brand Protection Agency
Inetemet Researchers needed for our
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Psychaiatric Aides $22,612 annually. Shift
work. Rotating days off. Req. completion of
30 sem or 45 qtr hrs. of college w/5 courses
in soc/behav sci. apply: https://peoplefirst.my
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As of 2/2/06 a tobacco free environment.
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at 1702 W University Ave.
THE BAGEL BAKERY 384-9110 Energetic,
smiley people wanted $6.50/hr for LINE
PEOPLE, $7.50/hr for BAKERS. 1-19-5-14
BARN HELP NEEDED
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Call 352-359-4149 1-26-10-14
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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
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check reqd. Call btwn 9am-1pm (352)378-
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Entrepreneurs Needed FT
Enterprise Management Program
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Will train. Salary, plus bonuses
Call 352-367-8600 9am-6pm EST 1-18-
Warehouse and Shipping
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Sales and Computer experience preferred.
Will train. Salary plus bonuses.
Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600
Buyer/l Purchasing Mgr. F/T
Major Intemet Retailer. Multi-million dollar
budget. Competitive pay plus bonus.
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Fax 815-301-8667 or call 352-367-8600 1-
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HOUSEKEEPER- Family looking for a
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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.
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Apply @ Rm 1302 at the O'Connell Center.
Applications due by January 19th. 1-18-4-
For authentic New York-style. Hand-tossed
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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 WANTED!!!
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex. hrs. Mondem, fish-only pet
store. Work w/great people. Bring resume
to AQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Attn: Karen, 1-27-10-14
Security Staff Needed Now!
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at security office in Beaty East
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
Wanted: Delivery Driver
30 hrs +/ wk responsible person. Familiar w/
city. Call for appt. 378-8105. 1-20-5-14
PT OFFICE ASSIST.
$8/hr. Apply in person b/w 9 AM & 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
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Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
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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 knowledge. 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 Silver firstname.lastname@example.org
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-
Wanted: MATH TUTOR to work with college
student preparing for the CLAST TEST. Must
have exp in the following areas:alg, trig,
fractions. Must speak clear fluent English.
$10/hr 2x's/week. Please call 352-281-2699
$$$ CASH, CASH, CASH $$$
We are looking for Outgoing, Energetic
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scriptions to the Gainesville Sun. Reps can
expect to earn $400-$1000 per week working
3-4 hours a night. 877-478-8552 1-24-5-14
AMAZING SUMMER at PA coed children's-
overnight camp. Men & Women wanted
for all activities and counselor positions.
Nursing positions available too. Good Salary.
Internships Available. We provide campers
with a safe quality experience that will stay
with them forever. Let us do the same for you.
Visit web site, www.campnockamixon.com to
schedule on campus interview for Feb 22.
Part time medical transcription (60-70 wpm)
needed M-F from 2-7 for busy psychology
practice. Will also assist with other office du-
ties as needed. Prefer Gainesville resident.
References required. Fax.resume (352)373-
1237 or email at email@example.com
IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING AT MAGAZINE
Distribution Route Driver/Office Assistant
needed Full-Time. As Office Assistant you
should be proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience with I-Mac a plus. As Distribution
Route Driver you must have reliable trans-
portation and able to handle heavy lifting.
Fax resume to 377-6602 or email to acco
firstname.lastname@example.org, Attn: Gina.
FOOD CHEMISTRY LAB HAS OPENINGS
FOR FULL AND PART TIME. FOOD
SCIENCE BACKGROUND PREFERRED.
SEND RESUME TO email@example.com or fax
to 352-378-6483 1-31-10-14
S Service' -
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VVW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
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ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
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Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 4-26-72-15
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Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
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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
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Day/eve classes avail. Next class 1/23/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
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in Engineering, UF English/Spanish. Call
Francisco @ 352-494-8582. Sliding Scale
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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
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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 112 head $65 Full head $85.
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style
$25 Hair by Glenda (352) 258-8431 1-
Want to reach your fitness goals? Worth with
a certified personal trainer and reach your
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session 561-261-7856. 1-20-5-15
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_ 7. Computers 20. Events/Notices
I 8. Stereos/Electronics 21. Entertainment
_ 9. Bicycles 22. Tickets
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last seen 4am Sun. 1/15, SW 5thAve. behind
Mellow Mushroom. Has Gator collar. Email
FOUND: EYEGLASS LENS
at Auburn Basketball Game on Sat 1/14,
2nd row from top in Rowdy Reptiles section.
WAs turned in to O'Dome Lost & Founci, 1-
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2006
Scheduling grants UF gimmie
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
On paper, it seems like a hope-
The Gators, ranked No. 2 in
the country with an RPI rating
of 8, facing Savannah State a
team that ranks 333 out of 334
teams in the RPI.
The Tigers' lone victory
this year: a 63-59 game against
Wilberforce, an Ohio NAIA
Division-II school boasting an
enrollment of 1,180.
And in reality, it is a hopeless
mismatch. The Tigers don't have
a player on their roster taller than
The Gators have seven players
at least that tall, three of whom
So it all adds up to a game that
was decided the instant it was
And the only question that
remains is how many points UF
wants to add to the scoreboard
after tip off tonight at 7 p.m. in
the O'Connell Center. -
"This game is probably, since
I've been here, a little bit out
of character," UF coach Billy
Donovan said. "I've generally
12-'d to, when the league play
starts, to stay inside of our
Because the Gators played
in an exempt tournament this
season, the Coaches vs. Cancer
Classic, those four games count-
ed as just one towards the NCAA
Gators try to
* UF HAS THREE VERBAL COMMIT-
MENTS AT CORNERBACK.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Replacing the face of UF football will be
hard enough. Replacing his arms and legs
could be even tougher.
Vernell Brown has graduated, leaving half
of UF's starting cornerback equation a mys-
tery. Factor in Dee Webb's likely entry into the
NFL draft, and the Gators could face quite the
predicament covering opposing receivers next
Enter Jacques Rickerson (St. Augustine
Illinois (7) 60
Indiana (13) 62
Louisville (17) 56
St. John's 68
maximum, allowing the schedul-
ing of extra games.
Donovan said that tonight's
game was scheduled after
the Gators had begun their
Southeastern Conference sched-
ule because it was the only mu-
tual date available between the
two schools, and it would have
proven difficult to fit in all 14
non-conference games prior to
the start of league play.
"I think next year, or very,
very soon, we need to have
a quality team in the non-
conference come into this
building. And that's some-
thing we're trying to do as
best we can."
SUF men's basketball coach
While not much appears to
be riding on the outcome, a win
tonight would wrap up a 14-0
non-conference season, marking
the first time the Gators have
gone undefeated outside of the
SEC during Donovan's 10 years
Though the Gators have
faced some major-conference
competition such as Syracuse,
Wake Forest and Miami on the
road, UF's home non-confer-
ence schedule has featured only
two teams with winning records
- Albany and Florida State.
"When you're going to play
against another school from an-
other quote-unquote high major
conference, there is some negoti-
ating and bargaining," Donovan
said. "Where does it want to
"Some teams would rather
play neutral-site games or they'd
rather play home games."
Donovan said it is imperative to
have a major non-conference oppo-
nent come to Gainesville next year.
"I think next year, or very, very
soon, we need to have a quality
team in the non-conference come
into this building," Donovan said.
"And that's something we're try-
ing to do as best we can."
Donovan also said the Gators'
non-conference schedule wasn't
a result of his team's supposed
lack of experienced personnel
coming into this season.
But drawing from his experi-
ences as an assistant at Kentucky
during the early '90s, Donovan
believes that a glut of marquee
matchups early on leaves a team
spent by the end of the season.
"Sometimes I thought the
non-conference schedule was so
top-heavy that by the time we
got to February that our kids
were emotionally drained and
exhausted," Donovan said of his
former Wildcats teams. "And
there's got to be a level of balance
that makes sense for the players,
for the program, for the fans, for
High), one of the nation's top comers. during the week
Rickerson, a four-star corerback according to commitment to th
Scout.com, verbally committed after witness- "I think the de
ing UF's 34-7 thrashing of Florida State on to come in and pl
Nov. 26. ter the FSU game.
"He's strong enough, he's fast enough Help may also
and he's played at a high level not at an
Southeastern Conference level, of course, but 2006 Gators
at a pretty big stage winning state cham- Recruiting
pionships," said Scout.com recruiting analyst
Scott Kennedy. "He's a solid football player."
But piecing together the corerback posi- Myers Dunbar H
tion won't be so simple. Sophomore-to-be publicity national
Avery Atkins should start at one of the two However, boti
comeback openings. Beyond Atkins, the only offers early, which
semi-qualified comeback is former wide re- "I usually doi
ceiver Reggie Lewis. goes in-state and
Though Rickerson visited West Virginia Kennedy said. "1
...-. ''., g .
* Men's Basketball: Savannah
State vs. UF
O'Connell Center, 7 p.m.
SThe game will not be televised
but can be heard live on WRUF.
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Coach Billy Donovan's Gators have faced respectable competition
on the road, such as in this game at Miami, but not at home.
nd, he remains a solid verbal
ciding factor was being able
ay early," Rickerson said af-
Sbe on the way from a num-
ber of other recruits. In-
state comerbacks Derrick
P.K. Yonge High) and
Markihe Anderson (Fort
ligh)-have garnered limited
h have received scholarship
h is usually a telling sign.
n't doubt a coach when he
gets guys like that so early,"
[he coaches usually can see
something in players like that and they knew
what they wanted lght away.
"When you think about problems with
UF's recruiting class, comer is one of the last
things to come to mind."
Still, there is no guarantee that players like
Robinson and Anderson will produce, espe-
cially as freshmen.
Robinson, for one, presents a couple of
problems. The speedster, rumored to possess
4.3-second 40-yard-dash speed, would like to
give baseball a shot. Football-wise, he might
be a better receiver than a corerback.
"I honestly think he should play receiver,
but he does have corerback intangibles if
they want to go that route," P.K. Yonge coach
SEE RECRUITS, PAGE 19
EMen's Basketball: No. 1 Duke vs. No. 14
N.C. State, ESPN, 7 p.m.
*Men's Basketball: Arkansas vs. Alabama
FSN, 8 p.m.
S2000: The No. 9 UF men's basketball
team falls 81-79 in double overtime to No.
16 Tennessee at the O'Connell Center. Brett
Nelson's final attempt with less than 5 sec-
onds remaining rimmed out.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 19
Writers rank UF baseball No. 2
The UF baseball team was ranked No. 2 in the National
Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason poll released
In other preseason polls, the Gators took -econd in Baseball
America's list and third according to Collegiate Ba-eball's
Defending national champion Texas took the top spot in all
UF returns 23 letterwinners and sevenposition starters from
last year's team that went 48-23 and finished runner-up to the
Longhorns at the NCAA College World Series for the first time
in school history.
This season, the Gators will play 18 regular-season games .
against teams currently ranked in the Top 25.
UF opens its 2006 season Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. against
Cincinnati in the first of a three-game series
at McKethan Stadium.
VOLLEYBALL HONORS: UF outside hitter
Jane Collymore and setter Angie McGinnis
earned All-America honors in the February
issue of Volleyball Magazine.
Collymore, a senior, was named a first
Collympre team All-American, while the sophomore
McGinnis received an honorable mention.
Collymore, a two-time Southeastern Conference Player
of the Year, is the fourth outside hitter in school history to be
named a first-team All-American.
Receiver prospects could flesh out secondary
RECRUITS, from page 18
John Clifford said. "His problem in that
department is that he's been slowed by
injuries the last couple of seasons."
Unfortunately for Robinson, UF will
be log-jammed at receiver next season.
"Competing for a starting cornerback
spot is something I think I can try to do,"
Robinson said. "I think I can bring tough-
ness, athleticism and speed to the table."
The Gators do boast some flexibility
if the in-state cornerbacks don't produce.
With five receivers already verbally
committed, Kennedy believes wideout
commits Justin Williams (Folkston (Ga.)
Charlton County High) and Jarred
Fayson (Tampa Hillsborough High)
could make the transition to cornerback
Patrick .Robinson (Miami Gulliver
Prep), a highly sought four-star comer-
back, could also sign with UE After visit-
ing Tallahassee last weekend, Robinson
will make a pit stop in Gainesville this
weekend. Kennedy, however, still expects
Tallahassee to be his final destination.
Either way, the Gators have options.
Gators verbal CB
Editor's Note: All verbal commitments are non-binding and players
cannot officially sign until National Signing Day on Feb. 1.
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