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THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006


Students petition Levin
E SOME ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE
LAW SCHOOL'S LACK OF DIVERSITY.

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Third-year law student Natasha Chisolm signs a petition to in-
crease diversity at the Levin College of Law on Wednesday.


Seventeen of the 92 incoming Fall students
to the UF Levin College of Law are not white.
Ten of the college's 72 faculty are not white.
Felix Felicier, a third-year UF law student,
said it's not enough.
"Its tough when you come in as a first-year
law student and look in your classes and only
see four or five students who look like you,"
said Felicier, who is Puerto Rican.
The law school's 18.5 percent minority en-
rollment this Fall places it near the bottom of
the Association of American Universities' list
of top schools this semester when ranked by
minority enrollment, he said.
About 100 students and faculty signed a pe-
tition at the UF law school today to encourage
administrators to face its lack of diversity.
Felicier and several other members of the
American Constitution Society's local chapter
organized the petition, which will continue
until the administration takes notice, said third-
year law student Vatrice Perrin.
The minority statistics this Fall are mislead-
ing, said Associate Dean Patrick Shannon.
For the first time, the law school accepted
one pool of student applications simultane-
ously for both the Summer and Fall semesters,
Shannon said. A total of 298 students enrolled
in the entire group: 206 in the Summer and 92
in the Fall.
Of the 298 total, 22.8 percent were minori-
ties, Shannon said.
But even at this percentage, UF has a long
way to go, Perrin said.
"This law school, since I came, has said year
after year that they want to be a Top 10 public
law school," Felicier said. "We're tired of being
SEE PETITION, PAGE 4


CLO must be


fixed to stay

By DAVID COHEN
Alligator Writer
dcohen@alligator.org

Elizabeth "Izzy" McAlister went to UF officials ask-
ing for lower rent.
She got her wish but only until March 17.
If the Collegiate Living Organization cannot come up
with $500,000 to repair its co-op facility, which does not
meet UF's strict standards, the university will be forced
to sell the land to the highest bidder.
And McAlister, along with about 70 other residents,
will be forced to find a new home.
But because UF holds a trust
UF with the CLO, the university
Administration cannot profit from the public
sale of the land all money
for the valuable property will go to help low-income
students for whom the trust was originally intended.
That, however, is of little comfort to McAlister, who
was approved to move into the CLO on Dec. 9 by UF.
officials because she couldn't afford to live in Sledd Hall
anymore.
McAlister said the CLO's rent was cheaper by $1,000
a semester.
But a UF investigation, which concluded a month
earlier, detailed repairs needed to get the 33-year-old
facility up to university standards.
"I feel hurt, deceived, insulted," McAlister said. "It's
upsetting that they care so little about each individual
student. It's really very upsetting to my family. They
finally thought there was a sense of relief."
"They're not being considerate to less fortunate
students," she said of UF officials, with whom the trust
deed dates back to 1947. "For some people this is the
only option they have."

SEE CLO, PAGE 4


ON CAMPUS

Student's purse stolen while shopping at UF bookstore


UPD believe theft committed by team of four


By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
Alligator Writer
srodriguez@alligator.org

Police are searching for a team
of four people who stole a stu-
dent's purse at the UF Bookstore.
A woman was caught on a


security video Dec. 16 grabbing
a UF student's purse while three
accomplices roamed the book-
store as lookouts, according to
a University Police Department
release.
"It is obvious that they were
working together from looking at


the video," said UPD spokesman
Joe Sharkey.
The UF student set her purse
down because she was in a
rush to get to her graduation
ceremony for the College of
Engineering, said Dave Moore,
human resource manager at the


UF Bookstore.
"It was an open opportunity
for someone to steal her bag,"
Moore said. "She had a lot go-
ing on."
The woman who grabbed the
purse took out the contents and
left the purse behind, according
to the release.
Moore said it is unusual for


thefts to occur in the bookstore.
"The most- common thing
that happens is that people take
laptops from the library," Moore
said. "Students need to be more
careful where they leave things."
If anyone has information
about the suspects' identities,
contact Lt. Joe Sharkey at (352)
392-1111.


Garrett Tyler
and the busy UF
bench led the
Gators to a blow-
out win against
Savannah State
on Wednesday.
Freshman guard
Walter Hodge
scored 18 points.
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The annual Student
Organization Fair continues today
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Reitz
Union Colonnade with more than
70 organizations planning to at-
tend.
The fair kicked off Wednesday,
and organizers say this year is
unique because no organization
can be on display for both days.
"Because of the large number of
organizations who want to partici-
pate, we can only have organiza-
tions sign up for one day," said fair
Chairman Yordanos Eyoel.
IDEAL, a group of official am-
bassadors of the Office of Student
Involvement, sponsors the fair and
runs all of the necessary opera-
tions, such as group registration,
setup and organization.
The purpose of the Student
Organization Fair is to bring all
student organizations together
to give students an easier way to
leam about the groups on campus.
"It is important to get involved
because you need to take respon-
sibility for something in your life,
whether it's your faith or studies,
but something you're passion-
ate about," said Bobby Angel, a
member of the Catholic Student
Fellowship.
There are more than 700 organi-
zations on campus, so it is easy to
find one that suits every passion.
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Incomplete grade resulted in Cosimi's ineligibility


By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
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UF officials say they cannot re-
veal why Student Body Treasurer
Lindsay Cosimi, who received an
incomplete grade last Spring, was
not determined ineligible to hold
office at an earlier date.
Cosimi said she first received a
letter informing her of her ineligi-
bility toward the end of Fall, about
halfway through her year-long term
as treasurer.
Although the Dean of Students
Office forced her resignation in
December, Student Senate re-
turned Cosimi to her former posi-
tion through a unanimous vote at


Tuesday night's Senate meeting. She
had nominated herself, along with
two other can-
didates, to take
over her recently
vacated position.
o aAs treasurer,
Cosimi controls
more than $11
million of stu-
Cosimi dentmoney.
"The focus of
this, in my opinion, is that I'm a very
good treasurer," she said.
Dean of Students Gene Zdziarski
said an unusually long amount
of time progressed from the time
Cosimi became ineligible for office
to the date when she resigned from
her post.


"We run checks a couple times a
semester regarding student leader
eligibility Zdziarski said. "Most
cases are resolved in less than 30
days."
Cosimi said that although her
incomplete grade initially did not
affect her grade point average, it
automatically changed to a failing
grade of E by the time Fall semester
began.
However, she said she was
unaware of this change when she
began classes in the Fall.
"Immediately upon receiving
my grades (in Spring), I was work-
ing on rectifying the situation," she
said. "(By Fall) I had kind of put
everything so far behind me and
was focusing on my job and my


classes."
The failing grade left Cosimi's
Spring GPA too low to comply
with university standards, which
state that officials must maintain
a "minimum 2.0 Grade Point
Average for the semester enrolled
previous to the election excluding
summer semester."
Cosimi was elected to her posi-
tion in Spring 2005, meaning the
Spring semester determined her
eligibility.
By the time she learned she
would have to resign, the deadline
to appeal the decision had already
passed, but Cosimi said she was
doing her best to establish her eligi-
bility to hold office.
"They were looking for docu-


mentation upon documentation,
and I did everything in my power
to provide that for them," she said.
Cosimi was eventually allowed
to file an appeal past deadline, a de-
cision which Zdziarski and Student
Government adviser Chris Cupoli
said they could not comment on.
Now that she is set to complete
the remainder of her term, Cosimi
said she is looking forward to con-
tinuing her work as Student Body
treasurer.
"I couldn't even begin speculat-
ing" on why the eligibility screen-
ing process lasted so long, she said.
"I'm really just excited to put the
entire matter behind me and just
continue to be a good Student Body
treasurer."


Ex-ambassador argues national security is a joint effort


* SODERBERG PUSHED UF
STUDENTS TO GET INVOLVED

By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Contributing Writer

Former U.S. Ambassador Nancy
Soderberg called on America to
join forces with other countries to
help improve U.S. national secu-
rity in a speech at the Reitz Union
Wednesday night.
"The U.S. is less secure today
than it should be because it's blind-
ed by the superpower myth," she
said to a crowd of 400 listeners.
Soderberg discussed what she


called the "dangerous fallacy"
of the myth in her speech titled
"The Superpower Myth The Use
and Misuse of American Might,"
which followed two speeches she
presented earlier in the day titled,
"Preventing Conflict in Africa" and
"Can the U.N. Be Reformed?"
She described the superpower
myth as a misconception Americans
hold about the United States having
more economic, cultural and mili-
tary power than other countries. She
argued that blindly believing this
has led to a weak national security
program.
"The superpower myth has led
us to single-handedly do it all," she


said. "There is no way the U.S. can,
in this day in age, protect itself on its
own."
"The U.S. is less secure
today than it should be
because it's blinded by the
superpower myth."
Nancy Soderberg
Former U.S. Ambassador

Her speech highlighted four
issues currently challenging the
United States, which included en-
abling reform in the Arab world,
advances in the Middle East peace
process, decreasing ownership of


weapons of mass destruction and
boosting the economic progress of
other nations.
Her speech concluded with
pushing students to take advantage
of the opportunities UF provides.
"Go try and make sure you love
what you're doing," she said.
Soderberg said she was
pushed to. go into politics by her
Georgetown professor, who later
became former Secretary of State
Madeleine Albright.
Soderberg was a senior for-
eign policy advisor to President
Clinton, a third-ranking official
at the National Security Council,
a U.S. ambassador to the United


Nations and she is currently a
vice president at the International
Crisis Group.
She was invited to speak at UF
through the International Center's
International Speakers Program.
"Go to the trouble to get the
information and read about the
issues," said International Center
Dean Dennis Jett. "That's the very
purpose of bringing someone like
Nancy here: to get students to
think about these issues."
The Center of African Studies,
the department of political science
and the Transnational and Global
Studies Center also sponsored the
speech.


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CLO land could be sold at auction


PETITION, from page 1

paid lip service,"
This is not the first time faculty
and students have objected to the law
school's handling of minority issues.
In 1999, professor Kenneth B.
Nunn stepped down as associate
dean of the law college in a move to
influence change, Shannon said.
"He stepped down
On as saying we needed
-:lp~US to do a better job," he
said. "It was a very
positive thing for our law school."
Shannon said the school has since
made changes to make the school's
environment better for minorities.
Professor Michelle Jacobs also
left when Nunn stepped down. Both
have since returned.
Although things have been some-
what better since the walk-out, UF
has always had problems with mi-
nority issues, and it may be difficult
to change, Jacobs said.


"I think it's sort of a pipe dream
that an institution of this size and
history is going to turn it around,"
she said.
The problem is not exclusive
to the law college or UF, but the
university's position as the flagship
school in the state makes it more of a
problem, she said.
Perrin said she thinks many quali-:
fied minority students are choosing
not to attend the law college because
of its lack of diversity.
"As of now, I wouldn't encour-
age minorities to come here," Perrin
said. "You don't have reflections of
yourself."
Felicier said the petition is an ef-
fort to change a communication gap
between minority students and the
administration.
"There's a definite gap between
what the students of color think
and what the administration thinks
the students of color think," Felicier
said.


CLO, from page 1


Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Mike Rollo said UF wants to ensure that the
CLO will not bum to the ground like the Sigma
Nu Fraternity house did in 1968.
"You talk about disrupting a student's life,"
Rollo said, citing a UF report showing CLO
kitchen fire-code violations. "Every year, there
are circumstances where students lose their lives
in fires. We have very strong feelings about it be-
ing safe. That's what's driving this. They are our
students."
Rollo said McAlister's situation occurred
because CLO investigation information "just
hadn't been circulated out," noting that UF has
hundreds of employees.
Rollo said when the property is sold, ac-
cording to the trust, the money must go toward
needy student scholarships. He said he has not
been in any discussions about UF purchasing
the property, which would have to be sold in a
Public auction.
"There is no ulterior motive," he said.
Attorneys from UF and the CLO are now
meeting to discuss the future of the 75-year-old
organization, and plans are in place for the CLO
to meet with UF this Friday to discuss solutions.
Rollo said CLO residents will be pro-rated
$80 a month for food if and when UF coses their


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Friday.
Rollo said McAlister will not get preferential
treatment if she decides to leave the CLO.
"I feel hurt, deceived, insulted. It's
upsetting that they care so little
about each individual student. It's
really very upsetting to my family.
They finally thought there was a
sense of relief."
Elizabeth "Izzy" McAllster
UF student

"We have told students that they will not be
penalized financially if they move out," Rollo
said. "We serve as their advisers. We've advised
students to move out as soon as possible. I
would not live there, nor would I let my children
live there, and I told them that. It's very dilapi-
dated. It's dangerous. It's in bad need of repair.
It's the not the kind of place UF would allow on
its campus."
He said Buckman Hall was the last co-op on
UF's campus.
"They just don't work well today," he said.
"Students did not really buy into sharing the
work. That doesn't appear to be the way many
students want to live today."






THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 5


ON CAMPUS

Book fiasco shocks professors


By MARIA LAVERGHETTA
Alligator Contributing Writer

James Frey told a few white
lies to millions of people and
admitted it.
The reading world gasped
when Frey said on a Jan. 11 air-
ing of "Larry King Live" that he
exaggerated parts of his bestsell-
ing non-fiction book, "A Million
Little Pieces." The book received
wide recognition as a selection for
Oprah's Book Club in fall 2005.
By not putting a disclaimer
on the book and not saying that
he exaggerated, he discredited
himself, said David Leverenz,
UF English professor and author
of the book "Manhood and the
American Renaissance."
"If you present [the book] as
true, it has to be as true as you
make it," Leverenz said.
Frey disputed exaggerations
raised by an investigative Web
site, The Smoking Gun, saying
the fabricated events were only
on 18 pages of the 432-page book
- hardly proving that his mem-
oir was completely false, he said
during the interview.
"This is again a case where an
incredibly minute portion of the
book ... is being picked apart,"


Frey said during the interview.
"I had a long drug and alcohol
history. My.memory's very sub-
jective. Everyone's memory is
subjective."
The Smoking Gun stated
that claims in Frey's book were
unverifiable via public records,
some of which conflicted with
stories from the book.
"Even with this coming to
light, it doesn't change
my opinion of this book."
Hayley Singleton
UF student

Publishers originally turned
down the book as a novel, so
Frey said he renamed it a mem-
oir through the suggestion of
his agent, Molly Friedrich, said
senior writer Marc Peyser in
his Newsweek article released
Monday.
Despite Frey's admissions,
Oprah Winfrey, whose book dub
is largely credited with the book's
success, came out in defense of
Frey's memoir.
Leverenz said he thought
Winfrey did the wrong thing by
backing the book after the truth
came out.


Leverenz noted that it would
be wrong if he, as a member of
the academic writing world, fab-
ricated a part of his own book.
Roger M. Thompson, UF
English professor and author of
"Filipino English and Taglish:
Language Switching from
Multiple Perspectives," com-
pared Frey's plight to a traffic
accident, noting that everyone's
perception of events is different.
"I think a lot of people who
write their own biographies have
fiction in them," Thompson said.
"They might be trying to make a
point."
Hayley Singleton, a college
student and fan of the book, said
she felt the scrutiny the book has
come under is unwarranted.
"I'm actually pretty shocked
that [The Smoking Gun] went out
of their way to do this," she said.
"I'm sure that there are plenty of
other books that they could do
this to if they wanted to."
She said she loved that in the
book, Frey did everything his
way something she said she
related to.
"Even with this coming to
light, it doesn't change my opin-
ion of this book," Singleton said.


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By KIM CRUTS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Even the bitter chill of a
Gainesville winter shouldn't
discourage penniless students
on the prowl from employment
at the pool. Lynne Palmer, coor-
dinator of Community Outreach
Training for the UF CPR &
Safety Training Center, knows
the ideal part-time job for col-
lege students.
"There's a huge shortage of
lifeguards every single season,"
Palmer said. "College-aged stu-
dents are the perfect people to
lifeguard."
On Monday, the training
center begins the first of two
American Red Cross lifeguard
certification courses scheduled
this semester. Upon comple-
tion of the class, students hold
three-year certifications in both
lifeguard training and first aid,
along with a one-year certifica-
tion in CPR.
The $135 course spans al-
most three weeks and is broken
up into 10 or 11 class periods.
Classes take place during eve-
nings and on weekends, with


locations alternating between
UF classrooms and the 300 Club
pool, located at 3715 NW 12th
-Ave.
There is -a delicate balance
required to meet the demand
for classes in the Spring without
offering more classes than can be
filled, Palmer said.
"It's tough because
On you're trying to break
Campus down 36 hours that
will fit into the college
population's time
frames," she said.
There is a certain glory that
comes with being a lifeguard,
Palmer said.
"You're looked up to from
kids who are 5 and think that
you're God, to the 17-year-olds
where the girls think all the boys
are cute and vice-versa," she
said. "And the parents give you
the same admiration because
.you're guarding their children;
you're keeping them safe. So
there are a lot more benefits to
lifeguarding than just being
certified."
To find class schedules, visit
the training center's Web site at
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Shenanigans

Treasurer retakes post

after brief departure
W e here at the Alligator have been having a tough
time trying to figure out what's going on with
Student Body Treasurer Lindsay Cosimi.
First she unexpectedly resigned.
Then she wasn't signed up for classes.
Then she had personal problems.
But on Tuesday, her unannounced holiday came to an
end.
At the Student Senate meeting, Cosimi was to announce
three candidates to replace her as Student Body treasurer.
One of those candidates just happened to be herself.
And then, in a unanimous decision, she won.
She was jubilant.
We were left scratching our heads.
The problem was that the list of candidates had only
been announced earlier that day. There was no time for
anyone to start investigating the other nominees.
To most people, Cosimi was the only known contend-
er.
But we think the vote should have been more than just
a rubber stamp.
Students and senators should have had more time to
thoroughly evaluate each candidate.
A rushed vote pitting Cosimi against some unknowns
isn't our idea.of responsible government.
We eventually found out that the two other candidates
were actually Cosimi's underlings, Assistant Treasurers
Freya Birdie and Gabrielle Leon.
They were running against their boss.
Talk about a conflict of interest.
Leon withdrew her nomination before the meeting.
That meant Cosimi really only brought two potential
names to the meeting, rather than.the required three.
And the fact that it was a unanimous selection just
brings up more questions. There are many parties in
Student Senate, all with different agendas.
So where was the opposition?
Cosimi originally resigned amid speculation that
she was having a great deal of personal trouble. Senate
President John Boyles speculated that it must have been
"something dramatic, something rough."
But her dilemma was really just academic. She re-
ceived a grade of incomplete that turned into an E for the
Spring.
That dropped her grade point average for the Spring
semester below 2.0, the minimum qualification for SG of-
ficers.
Now the E is gone.
So we have serious questions about the legality of
Cosimi resuming her position. But we don't have any
answers.
It's not because we haven't tried. Our reporters have
done everything they could to coax information out of UF
officials.
But SG adviser Chris Cupoli wasn't talking. He claimed
that it was an in-house matter for SG. Cupoli tried to push
the responsibility for investigating SG onto SG itself.
And the rest of the administration was similarly eva-
sive. We were just bounced around from one office to the
next. Everyone refused to comment.
We want this administration to seriously look into these
problems with Cosimi. If SG isn't following its own-rules,
students should be hearing about it. That's not an internal
affair.
Right now there's just no accountability.
And we're not okay with that.


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ven for a Supreme Court nominee, Samuel Alito is a Jake Ramsey Most college students do th
controversialman. Speaking Out they regret as full-grown ad
Over the last week, the Senate Judiciary Here at UF, 67 students have jo
Committee grilled him on abortion, the right to privacy, the Facebook group "Drink Vodka and Have Sex."
corporate regulation and the separation of powers. one is likely to mention the club in a job interview.
Teams of lawyers poured over his every word. He's But that's exactly what Alito did in 1985 whe
even undergone an FBI background check. listed CAP on a White House job application.
It's surprising, then, that a little thing like Alito's Instead of resigning from the group, as former
membership in the Concerned Alumni of Princeton Bill Bradley did in 1973, Alito boasted about his n
caused such a stir in Thursday's hearing. bership.
" At first blush, the organization seems harmless, even To claim now that he "doesn't recall" having jo
civic-minded. Concerned Alumni what could be in the first place well, that would be more plau
more vanilla than that? coming from a former member of "Drink Vodka


But consider what these young men were concerned
about. They sought to restrict the admission of women
and minorities to what was once an all-white, all-male
university. "In Defense of Elitism," an essay published
in CAP's official magazine, Prospect, is a fair summary
of the group's politics.
CAP didn't just oppose affirmative action. They sup-
ported reinstating a rule that had limited the number
of women in each freshman class to 300 out of about
1,100.
They also had quite a mean streak. A 1984 Prospect
article on AIDS joked, "Scientists must find humans,
or rather, homosexuals, to submit themselves to ex-
perimental treatment. Perhaps Princeton's Gay Alliance
may want to hold an election." Another article, on sexu-
al harassment, included photos of a woman in a bikini.
It goes without saying that CAP's politics should
trouble Republicans and Democrats alike. But who can
say whether Alito's views have changed since the '70s,
when he became a Concerned Alumnus?


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So what do we make of this miniature scandal? At
best, Alito has been caught in an obvious lie. At worst,
he harbors beliefs that would make Pat Buchanan
cringe.
White House officials insist that a nominees' personal
views should have no bearing on their jurisprudence.
But it's hard not to question some of Alito's deci-
sions in light of what we know about his politics. For
example, he voted in 1991 to uphold a Pennsylvania
law requiring women to notify their husbands before
getting an abortion.
The Supreme Court overturned the ruling the next
year. In her opinion,, Sandra Day O'Connor wrote, "A
state may not give to a man the kind of dominion over
his wife that parents exercise over their children."
Alito may be 30 years removed from the Cbncerned
Alumni of Princeton, but on the ideological scale, he's
right next door.
Jake Ramsey is a history junior.


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Thursday's question: Should Wednesday's question: Should
Lindsay Cosimi have retaken her UF force CLO residents to relo-
position as SG Treasurer? cate?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


22% YES
78% NO
64 TOTAL VOTES






THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Guest Column

SG works to list textbook requirements online


after reading Tuesday's editorial column
regarding textbook adoption, I feel it is
A duty as Student Body president to
share pertinent information surrounding the
issue. I have been researching and working on
this problem since the day I was elected, and
textbook adoption is an issue that affects every
student at UF.
First off, I must say that Janie Fouke, the
provost, has been extremely open to students'
concerns and ideas, so the Alligator's argu-
ment that she did not obtain student input is
unfounded. I have had countless productive

Letters to the .
Cosimi fiasco highlights SG problems
I don't think that anywhere outside of
World Wrestling Entertainment has there
been such a strange situation as someone
resigning her elected position only to regain
it by nominating herself back to the post.
However, never say never in Student
Government, because that is just what has
happened in the past month.
I will not question the integrity of UF's
SG officials, because their integrity went out
the window the moment they got a taste
of power, whether in their Greek house,
Cabinet or Student Senate. I do question
how the SG advisers allowed something
like this to happen. I am very disappointed
in how this whirlwind of events transpired
without someone checking into what really
went down.


conversations on this issue, and she maintains
an open-door policy toward students seeking
to share ideas and opinions. This is evidenced
by her willingness to terminate the unfair
international fee that affected so many of our
students.
In response to the argument that students
have not shared their input on the issue of
textbook adoption, I contend that many stu-
dents have voiced their concerns, both to me
and to other officials on campus. Furthermore,
the Student Senate passed a resolution on
textbook adoption shortly before our Winter


A Student Body treasurer who resigns her
post does not "live and die" for her position,
as the Alligator has quoted Lindsay Cosimi
saying. Nobody should live and die for an
SG post; but that's hardly the point. The
student body deserves a full and complete
explanation of this situation from someone,
either from an adult, or one of the wannabe
adults crawling around SG.
Nicholas Capezza
Former Student Senator
UF Alumnus



Treasurer was never legitimate candidate
Based on the information in yesterday's
'front-page article, it sounds as if Lindsay
Cosimi was an illegitimate candidate during


Joe Goldberg
Speaking Out


Break, and I hope that
the Senate is able to
implement even more
beneficial changes on
behalf of the student
body.
Students are not
always notified about
the books that are
required in a given
semester. Before the


Spring semester began, only slightly more
than half of classes had listed pertinent text-


the original campaign due to the incomplete
grade she received last Spring semester. If
this is correct, then I see no reason for her to
have the political right to resign.
She should have, in fact, been removed
from office.
She should not have retained any of the
rights as acting treasurer, such as the right
to nominate her replacements. Therefore,
she should not have been able to nominate
herself;.She is still an illegitimate Student
Body treasurer and should resign.
Her manipulation of the rules of the
Senate is unethical, and it casts a shady light
bn UF as an institute of higher learning. I
also find it troubling that she knew about
her ineligibility to hold office last Fall, but
she didn't resign until January.
Her reasoning for resigning was pur-


book information. I fully support the universi-
ty's move to strictly enforce its textbook policy,
and student input has played an integral role
in the university's new policy and continues
to do so.
Students should not have to pay the dif-
ference for illegitimate textbook sale policies.
The education of the students rests on the free
exchange of information and ideas, and when
any amount of that information is denied, our
university's ability to educate suffers.
Joe Goldberg is the current Student Body
president.


posefully vague. It was not until after she
had wrongfully manipulated the rules of the
Senate to get re-elected that the truth behind
her resignation was finally.brought out into
the open.
Cosimi is quoted in yesterday's article as
saying, "I am dealing with some issues right
now that I prefer to deal with personally."
Although she may have wanted to person-
ally deal with her ineligibility to serve as
treasurer, it is not up to her. It is our right as
voting members of this SG to be informed of
that information.
I find the Student Senate's decision to
re-elect Cosimi unprincipled. I believe that
Cosimi is still illegitimate and I ask for her
resignation.
Ryan P. Adair
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By KENT RUSSELL
Avenue Writer

He has a tattoo
It's on his right arm hidden un-
der his shirt sleeve. It's a symbol
ot hi; love of hiking and a bond
between him and his 17-or-so
children.
Randy Akerson. the 54-year-
old owner of the Burrito Bros. Taco
Co on 13th Street. hasn't sred any
otlspring in the traditional sense
But lor about 30 years, the profes-
sorial man in the round glasses
and his ever-expanding fanuly ot
countercultural employees have
been feeding burritos to genera-
tons of Gaines\ille residents
"My phiosophy is to get a
nickel from you three times a
week rather than a quarter once
a week," Akerson said, adding
that as long as he's -n Gainesville,
people will be able to tind quality,
mne\pensie food
Akerson arrived in Gainesville
)3 years ago with a diploma from
Nlacalester College and his new
wife, lanet Although he planned
to study law,-an injury suffered
while waving goodbye e to his wife
left him n traction for months and
scuttled any ideas of law school.
"That night I had to be carried
into Shands on a board," he said.
To this day, Akerson doesn't


understand what happened
inside his body. But with one
wave, he left his old lite and
embarked upon a project that no
sane farm boy from the Lutheran
hinterlands ot Minnesota would
undertake
Akerson and his wife bought
the majority of what was then the
Key WVest Taco Co. in the mrd-'70s
from hto men who had assumed
ownership only a year earlier.
\Vith nary a chain restaurant for
miles, a ibdwesterner with
degrees in history and English
eschewed lutefisk and started
cooking pinto beans
"I knew nothing about the fail-
ure rate of small businesses and
especially nothing about the fail-
ure rate of restaurants," he said.
And what better way to staff a
restaurant run by someone who
knew the southern stretch of the
Appalachian Trail better than
managerial skills than with young
people dripping with tattoo ink?
"People look at kids with
tattoos and think. 'Oh. thev\-'
dirty'" Akerson said. "but thev
are no predicate whatsoever tor
what kind of person they are."
Akerson's hiring practices
echoed those of Steve Solomon,
owner of Leonardo's Pizza. At
the time, the- were tvo of the first
business owners in Gainesville


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J.R. Wallace lays brick in what will be the outdoor eating area at
the new Burrito Bros. location.


Randy Akerson, owner of Burrito Bros. Taco Co., brought a broiler to his new, expanded store
location.


to hire employees of atypical ap-
pearance
"I'm a quirky human being,
and I think Burrito Bros. reflects
my quirkiness." Akerson said.
For years Akerson has served
pnmo beef from his hole-m-the-
wall location and uses FedEx to
send frozen bumtos to tans all
over the country In about a week
however, Burnto Bros. will
finish the move from its
decades-old home along
13th Street to a new spot
about a block west on Unimer'sity
Avenue.
The new location will include
tables, chicken dishes and beer,
what Akerson beheles to be the
most logical partner to his menu
of homemade items
One man who is sure to tre-
quent the new location is Mark
Rush the UF economics professor
wvho has arguably been the most
vocal proponent of Akerson's res-
taurant for the past 20 years.
"1 think it's cheap, tast\ and
Randy\ is a tremendous guy." said
Rush, who keeps a fist-thick stack
of napkins from the restaurant in
his office drawer "God, what else
is there to it?"
Whenever a classroom ex-
ample calls for a good or service,


Rush pnr)ides free advertising to
a captive audience by including a
Bumto Bros 'burnto.
"I think that's why Randy tol-
erates me, he said
During one visit tor his
customary beet tacos with to-
matoes, Rush said he found UF
President Bernie Nlachen wait-
ing for a beef burrito. Rush had

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Randy Mjkel
never met
Machen So, naturally, Akerson
introduced the two.
Aside from moving shop
a lew hundred teet and net-
workmg for UF Akerson has
been busy with his restaurant's
growth
The uproar surrounding the
satellite restaurant that's set to
open in Tampa in March has
been humbling Akerson said
Whule many worry that fran-
chisee and UT alumnus Ryan
McDonald will bastardize the
establishment's soul, Akerson
assured that any suggested
changes ha\ e to go through him


first.
McDonald, president and
CEO of Burnto Bros. Inc and
a former director ot marketing
for Outback Steakhouse, was
the first franchising request the
Akersons entertained out of the
hundreds they've received over
the year-
'We all have the same goal,"
McDonald said
"and it's expanding
S -... without losing the
Bros. quahty of the food."
Stuck in the mid-
die remains Akerson,
rSonL who lust wants to get
back to what he loves
best' cooking
Seeing him hinesse the steam-
er on game days has been as
common as vonut on Universit
Avenue after last call, but some-
day Akerson will hang up his
bandana and caulking gun full
of guacamole.
"I'm not one of those driven
types," he said "The day will
come when I'll want to mo\ve to
France, sit in the sun and have
someone bring me cheap wine
But not lust yet.
"For a Swedish farm boy from
MNinnesota, IMexcan food has
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Photos of common places make for unique artwork


By JOANNA BLAZ
Avenue Writer


. Crawling through an abandoned hotel
window to capture the perfect shot was
a typical obstacle for photographers and
recent UF graduates Melanie Brewster and
John David Eriksen.
"The floors were kind of creaky, but it
made us feel like adventurers, Brewster
said. "We got some pretty cool photos out
of the experience:"


The photographs from "1 think it really shows how dent and art major Stefanie
the McIntosh Hotel in much you can miss by not Storm of portraits at home.
northern Florida are part of looking up every once in a Brewster's and Eriksen's
the "Southern Reflections while." photographs are architec- -
and At Home" exhibit on tural, focusing on geometric
display now through Jan. Melanie Brewster shapes and lighting, such
27 at "the gallery," located photographer, UF graduate as Brewster's "Geometry of
on the second floor of the a City," in which a broken
Reitz Union. light fixture, the edge of a- building and
Also included in the exhibit are photo- a telephone pole are shot together from
graphs from northern Florida and coastal below.
Georgia and a collection by graduate stu- "I think it really shows how much you


can miss by not looking up every once in a
while," Brewster said.
Eriksen, agreed. His shot "Too Much
Blue Sky," creates a vast heaven by show-
ing a tiny rural dirt path disappearing into
the horizon.
"You can create forms and composi-
tions simply by finding them," he said.
Admission to "Southern 'Reflections
and At Home" is free, and the opening
-reception will be held Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in
the gallery.


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Sorkouts that involve
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Great results.
Chris Janiszewski, a route
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after he started rock climbing.
"You work different mus-
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"It's a workout for the arms and
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"You meet a lot of people,"
Janiszewski said. "I can't think
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Another workout reaching
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legs is running up the stairs at
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campus.
"It's peaceful here," said
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UE "It's great to see the sta--
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adzi-Antich crowded."
Haynes, along
with many other
students, comes to
I. the stadium a cou-
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to do a variation of
workouts, indud-
ing running to the top of the
stadium or running the stairs
around its circumference.
"You don't have to go all the
way up," Haynes said of the
90-row stadium. "Do combina-
tions. Just what you feel like."
There are endless modifica-
tions to the stadium workouts
that can mold to any fitness
level and achieve most people's
fitness goals.
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try climbing toward a healthier
you.


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legal Day
Saturday January 28 @ Levin College of Law + 10 am to 3:30 pm
A chance for upperclassmen to meet with the finest.Gainesville's legal profession has to offer.
The $10 fee also includes catered lunch & practice LSAT!
Speakers will include:
> Former Supreme Court Justice > Corporate and Criminal
Judge Ben Overton Defense Attorneys
> Federal District Judge Terry Hodges > Levin College of Law
Professors and Students
> Levin College of Law Admission Professors and Students
> Representatives from Various
Counselors and Deans A Legal Aid Organizations
...And more!
This is an opportunity not to be missed by any student thinking about the legal profession, from those weighing their
options to those filling out law school applications.
To register, visit us in the FBK office on the 3rd floor room 312 of the Reitz Union! More info @ www.fbk.org under the Legal Day link.


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Beating long distance


s my boss so aptly put it on my way
out of town the other day, "Students
really get around these days." And
although she'd probably be shocked to know
just how much we "get around," she really
had a point.
At a time in our lives when home is often
more conceptual than literal, it's in- Maghar
evitable that at some point students
will spend time away from their
lover. And although the struggles
that go along with forced isolation
suck--desire, boredom, phone bills 4
-I've found ways to deal.
Can spending time away from
your lover actually make the relationship
better?
As most successful couples would agree,
communication is an essential element in the
"making it work" pyramid. When you're
hours away from your honey, talking on the
phone is really the closest you'll get to con-
necting. And now that cell phones have ren-
dered long-distance calls a matter of roaming
and reception, there's no reason why your
communication skills can't be put to the test.


If you're at a loss of words when sex is out
of the equation, you might want to reconsider
if this relationship is worth the devotion.
Spending time alone can also be a great
opportunity to get work done. And I don't
mean implants.
As anyone who's had their heart broken
SMcDowell can attest, it's important to have a
life outside of your lover. So pick
Sup a sport, work on your resume
or join a book club. In addition
-. to keeping your mind off who
S o you're missing, itll make you a
more interesting person to come
back to.
Finally, remember just why you're forced
to spend time apart. If it's school, welcome
the opportunity to work hard without the
distraction. If you're visiting family or on
vacation, enjoy the chance to spend time with
your little brother or get some rest.
Ultimately, while its cear that phone
sex is no substitute for skin-on-skin, if you
have to be away, use your time wisely. And
remember how much fun it will be making
up for lost time.


By DANIELLE SIBILIO
Avenue Writer

For dramatic entertainment that will
make you think, "Frozen" won't leave you
out in the cold.
"Frozen," now playing through Jan. 29 at
the Hippodrome State Theatre, is the story of
a 10-year-old girl's disappearance'and its ef-
fect on the lives of her mother, murderer and
a criminal psychiatrist.
The psychiatrist gives the murderer,


Ralph, a series of tests to search for an expla-
nation, begging the question: "Is serial killing
an act of evil or illness?"
Throughout the play, written by Bryony
Lavery, the characters present themselves
through monologues.
Ultimately, "Frozen" focuses on more than
just the heartbreak of a family losing a child.
It portrays the natural human struggle with
forgiveness and understanding.
To purchase tickets call (352) 375-HIPP or
visit thehipp.org.


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Common Grounds, live music: Kind of Like Spitting, Swayze, Warren Hixson, Bambu
& Friends on the Porch, 9 p.m., $6
Eddie C's, live music: Band Marino, West Fifties, Travis McLeod, Awesome New
Republic, 10:30 p.m.



Eddie C's, live music: ROCK 104's Locals Only: Rodan, Killjoy, Cocytus, 9 p.m., $5,
18 and up
The Side Bar, live music: Glory Days Presents!: Alias, Science Non Fiction, Bluebird,
Astronautalis, Brainsick, $7, 9 p.m.

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Atlantic, live music: March to May CD Release: March to May Velveteen Pink,
Alphabet City, ...and this is my odyssey, 9:30 p.m., $5
Tim and Terry's, live music: DJ Dubble8, Hydroplane, The Wicked Dream
Foundation, Class B Digital Apparatus; 10 p.m., free, all ages

12.03

Plaza of the Americas, Writing on the Wall Project begins: Help contribute to the
Wall Project, part of People Awareness Week

12.04

Reitz Union Colonnade, Student Government: Free Your PC, clean spyware and
viruses off your PC, 10 a.m., free

12.04

Atlantic, live music: Battle!, Kachina Weak, Stevie D and The No Shows, 9 p.m., $3

12.04
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Same old stories at box office leave audiences bored


Sixth Oscar season pretty
much over and the sum-
- mer blockbusters still
months away, movie-goers are left
with the same old tripe devoid of
originality in the upcoming months.
For some time now, it seems
screenwriters, directors and produc-
ers have given up on creating origi-
nal ideas instead bombarding
movie connoisseurs with remakes,
sequels and "based-ons." While


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this is not necessarily a bad Kevin
thing, for every "Brokeback
Mountain" and "King
Kong," there are a dozen
movies like "Cheaper by
the Dozen 2."
Let's take a look at last
week's releases.
"Glory Road" is based
on the true story of the Texas
Western basketball team, which
broke color barriers by having


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American starting line-
up. The movie boasts
of being inspiring and
dramatic, but in reality
it is just like every other
*i sports movie. I'm sure
"Glory Road" isn't that
bad, but I'd rather save
my $7 and watch "Remember the
Titans" or "The Mighty Ducks" for
free on HBO.


Then we have "Last Holiday." A
shy cookware saleswoman finds out
she has three weeks to live, decides
to throw caution to the wind and
live her now-short life to the fullest.
Once again we're left with a very for-
mulaic plot, and everyone will learn
some valuable lesson in the end
about chasing dreams. According
to varying reviews, Queen Latifah is
able to carry the movie well enough.
But really, why risk it?


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movies again. If you want some
light-hearted comedy with a serious
lesson, check out "Last Holiday." If
you want to cheer along with the
fans of Texas Western, walk down
"Glory Road." I would much rather
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1011 W. University Ave 1 1-10
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Grape Leaves &5 G.ros-beef or chicken
Fresh smoothie bar & Baklava Pita
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006


ALLIGATOR
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furnished

It's not too lately
Escape the dorms this spring!
S-1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Cable*Gated*Sauna*24hr Gym*Tanning
*Close to UF!*Lease for SPRING*377-2777
4-26-72-1

Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Annual lease
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
4-26-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
Private Bed/Bath, in 3/3 Apt.
$489 for all utilities, fum, & internet
Call 336-3838
4-26-72-1

Why Live. In The Dorms?
Furnished Roommate Matching
Includes Utiliites Cable amenities
Don't Miss Out! 372-8100
4-26-72-1

HUGE *AFFORDABLE 1,2 & 3BR
Spiral Staircase Skylight
Pool 2 Tennis Cts
Indvl lease & Utility Pack
Now and Fall 377-7401 4-26-72-1

1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-26-72-1

Raising the standard of luxury to an
unprecedented level...
414's from $455 509!
More amenities than you can dream of
FREE: internet, cable, w/d, pc lab, gym
3 buses/RM match! Call 352-271-3131
4-26-72-1

Walk to SFCC

Roll out of bed and

into class.
$439 Gets you all this!
SFully Fumished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match.
379-9300
4-26-72-1

M/F, NS, Grad student/Professional wanted
to recent gorgeous furn room in new home.
1.5 mi to Shands. Kitchen, living room, laun-
dry facilities included. $425/mo + share utils.
Call 336-5450, 954-328-2863, 954-646-1341
1-31-31-1

GAINESVILLE PLACE Must leave town.
Spacious, clean, lbr/lba in 4br/ba. spring
and summer. incl cable, net, utils, wshr/dryr.
$465 mo. (will give $500 at signing) 813-695-
6322. 1-20-15-1

Spacious 4BR Condo. Less than one mile
from UF. Spring & annual leases. 4BR/4BA
w/private BA. All util. incl. $400/MO each.
Call now 954-560-7286 1-30-15-1

Female needed for 1/1 in 4/4 $450/mo. All
util. incl. Free cable/internet/phone. Great
roommates! Safe complex. Jan rent free! Call
954-461-3737 Don't miss out! 1-23-10-1

Brand new fully fumished 3BR/3BA condo
* Private owner 0 904-269-4715 $450 per
BR/BA 0 Across from UF campus at Campus
View Condos. Immediate availability. 1-
30-15-1

NW area Master BR/priv BA in spacious 3/2
house CH/A, DW, W/D, $435 + share elec/
gas. GATOR Rec. rm Privacy fence Great
for grad or prof. Non-smoker, no pets, off
13th St/39th Ave 813-361-7202 1-20-9-1

One room in 4BR/4BA Countryside
Apartments. on bus route, W/D, util, cable,
intemet included. $425/mo for female non-
smoker. Call 352-275-6504 1-23-10-1

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furnished

Female roommate wanted. Cozy, warm
& artistic house in the duckpond. Share
w/professional artist. Beautiful/private liv-
ing. Call 377-1005. Available immediately.
1-20-10-1

****LA MANCHAAPARTMENTS ***
Enjoy all inclusive individual teases $350.
Within walking distance to UF. Fully furn.
4BR/2BA 352-278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com 1-23-10-1

***UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST***
Fully furnished 4BR/4BA. Swimming pool
Individual leases $350
Call 278-9347 www.bogartproperties.com
1-23-10-1

DUCKPOND
2 Rooms in 2-story. 3BR/ 2BA house. $90/wk
and $115/ wk. all utils. incl. Fully Furnished.
W/D Serious students only. 514-3409.
1-25-10-1

Spring semester sublease 1BR/1BA in spa-
cious 4BR/4BA $450/MO. One month free
rent. All utils. included. Great roomates.
Lexington Crossing. 813-624-2677 1-26-
10-1


ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual Bedroom Leases
Semester leases
$399-$620/MO
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-14-61-1

Furnished bedroom for rent $325 + utilities
close to busline and university. Two respon-
sible and fun girls looking for one more. Call
813-629-1466 Diane 1-25-10-1

4028 UNIVERSITY COMMONS'WEST 1BR/
1BAIN 2BR/2BA NEWCONDO. untilAug 06
$425/mo Call 954-610-6168 1-19-5-1

New neighborhood. 10 min from campus.
Available immediately $400/mo Includes
utils, cable, clubhouse. Completly furnished.
Please call 561-271-4564 1-19-5-1

Furnished BR/BA in 4/4 condo. All utils.,
elec., and cable w/HBO, INCLUDED. 2
males, 1 female. Avail immediately.$425/mo
Call Josh 352-494-2394 1-19-5-1

Rent a 2BR/2BA Apt. Fully furnished in
UNIVERSITY COMMONS WEST for 6
months. Within 1 mi. of UF. Bargain $800.00.
Call 1-352-258-1184 or jnalfaro@aol.com
1-27-10-1

Comfortable,' spacious, fully furnished,
STUDIO. Private access. Close to UF $500/
mo includes all utilities. Call 352-283-6820
1-23-5-1

* Large-Private 3BED, 3BATH
* FURNISHED, NEWWASHER/DRYER
* WALK TO MALL, BIKE TO CAMPUS
* CLOSE TO CAMPUS, BUT HAVE SPACE
* GATED ENTRY. CALL 772-713-1614 1-
23-3-1

EXCEPTIONAL OFFER
$400/MO utils. incl. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit.
Great roommate. Close to UF.
Call 352-338-8241 2-1-10-1


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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-26-72-2


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unfurnished

ACROSS FROM UF
The Avenues
2/2,W/D, D/W, Alarm.
Private Baths and Balconies.
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
4-26-72-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
4-26-72-2

Wake up & walk to UF
Studios.& 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $489
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
4-26-72-2

AUGUST AVAILABILITY!
1,2 & 3 BR's! HUGE Floorplans!
Water/sewer included! Pets OK
Affordable $559-$799
Bus/bike to UF* 335-7275 4-26-72-2

BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN
Stylish Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, & 3/3's
Pool Alarm Pets Welcome
Leasing for Fall: 338-0002
4-26-72-2


*SUN BAYAPTSO
OSome furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo5*2-1 $520/mo
www.sunisland.info 00*376-6720
4-26-72-2

1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $385 $495, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066. 4-26-72-2

AFFORDABLE & QUALITY TOO!

Your Home For Fall! Great Rates!
1BR from $489 2BR from $559
Beautiful pools/courtyards Pets OK
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 4-26-72-2

3/3 Luxury Avail. Now
Roommate match for Jan.
24hr. Gym, Comp. Lab, Tan
Close to UF Law, & SW Rec.
Call 352-379-9255 4-26-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking.- By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-26-72-2

APTS FOR JAN! Huge 1 bedrooms!
Fabulous 2 and 4 bedrooms!
We love pets! Pool, tennis
Amazing location! going FAST!
376-4002 pinetreegardens.com
4-26-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-26-72-2

There's no place like home!
Make us yours
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Cable*Gated*Sauna*24hr Gym*Tanning
*Close to UF!*Lease for SPRING*377-2777
4-26-72-2

***Beautiful and New***
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm
FREE Cable/Tanning/Gym
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
374-FUNN (3866)
4-26-72-2


S For Rent
U unfurnished


** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-6-168-2

SUN ISLAND
1.1 from $480.00 2.1 $530.00
$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
www.sunisland.info
4-26-72-2

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
4-26-72-2

Wood Floors
1 and 2 BRs from $689
W/D avail, central Air.
Pets ok. Walk to UF.
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
4-26-72-2


LIVE STUDY PLAY
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3BR/3BTownhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics, W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
*The Laurels, 335-4455*
4-26-72-2

NOW LEASING FOR JANUARY
1 br for $609 or 3br/2ba for $880
Great location Spacious Incl some utils
Alarms, park FREE @ UF, Pets welcome
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-26-72-2


***LUXURY LIVING***
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
4-26-72-2


"1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats ** $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 0* $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft ** $725/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
4-26-72-2

Its Never Too Early To Sign!
Preleasing Huge 2 & 3 Beds
Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
Reserve for fall! 372-8100
4-26-72-2

NEWLY RENOVATED
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR* Pool
Skylights* 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
4-26-72-2

ENORMOUS 3BR
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 4-26-72-2

CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Available now!
2BR/1BA Apt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2

*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @.(352) 332-
7401 4-26-72-2

Going, Going, GONEI1
2BR/1BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
4-26-72-2


8 For Rent
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STUDIO APT.
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
4-26-72-2

BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2

Campus Realty
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
www.campusrealtygroup.com/rentals
4-26-72-2

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
239-898-9317 1-31-40-2

2 STORY COUNTRY HOUSE
3BR/2BA, large living rm, separate dining
rm, zoned commercial, ideal home/office on
SWWilliston Rd. near ShandsNA. $875. Call
Kathy 215-1728, Lisa 372-9000 1-20-17-2


*CONDOS 3BR/3BA furn, pool, tennis, bus
rte, W/D, fridge, Oaks Mall near. lyr+ $1100/
mo, *HOME* 3BR/2BA 1 car garage,
fireplace, gorgeous 1+ acres, young prof,
-area $1350/mo. Trippe Realty. 538-1133.
1-27-18-2

Cute downtown 2BR/1BA bungalow w/
fireplace, W/D, DW, screen porches, garden,
carport, free parking and has natural gas!
$900/mo + util, 1st mo + $500 sec dep. 352-
871-5633 1-19-9-2


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-
283-2828 1-31-16-2

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-
20-2.

2BR/1.5BA apt. Recently remodeled. Mill
Run Subdivision. Community pool available.
W/D hook ups. $675/MO Call 352-376-7801
1-23-10-2

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 (anidelaq@yahoo.com) or
Dave (dwg001@aol.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-
16-2

Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling .furn/unfum Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2

2BR/1BA Apt. New carpet, just renovated,
W/D hk. ups, near campus, bus route. $650t
mo. Avail. immediately. Short term leases.
352-745-0989 Broker 1-24-10-2


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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
2-7-20-2

Humongous
HUGE 1,2 & 3BRs
Gated*Countyard*Porches
FREE Tanning* Gym* Courts
Perfect for Pets*372-0400
Only 1.5Mi to UF
4-26-71-2

Huge Luxury w/Garage *
Gated*Alarm*W/D
2BR flats & 3BR Townhomes
Huge floorplans from $400/br
FREE tanning*comp lab*
Only 1.5 mi to UF **372-0400
4-26-71-2

********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
214-3291 1-20-7-2

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

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.
352-335-7820 1-19-5-2


Newly Remodeled at UF
1 and 2 BR's from $599
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Wood Floors avail.
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
4-26-69-2


Sunfurnished

Affordable at UF
2BR's from $599
Central Air, Laundry
On site, Pets ok.
Reserve for Fall 371-0769
4-26-69-2

*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA fancy loft
w/costly laminate floor, wood pattern. Good
neighborhood. $620-$630 *Nice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
1-26-10-2


ACTION REALTY
Individual and Semester Leases ,
Available immediately
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
352-331-1133
www.action-realtors.com
4-14-61-2


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-
26-69-2

MODERN CRACKER HOUSE FOR RENT
1 BR/1 BA $550. In private wooded cul-de-sac
near downtown. W/D included 125 SE10th
St. Call Peter 316-6667 1-19-5-2

1BR/1BA Cute Duckpond Apartment with
Yard $400.00/MO First, Last & Security Avail
2/1/06 Call Claudia 373-6760 or 336-5082
1-19-5-2

Brand New Condo. Great location for UF
- off University and 13th. 1BR/1BA. Washer/
dryer. $595/month. Call 337-1760/871-2871
1-19-5-2

****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 flrs., spotless, CH/
AC, extras $1160/mo. Call 352-331-0590,
514-5060 cell. 1-27-20-2


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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-
7800. 1-20-5-2

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-
0467. 1-27-10-2

ADORABLE 3BR 1.5BA! Great
House, 2 living areas, washer/dryer,
Ceiling fans, newer carpet, $850/rent
2102 NE 8th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-20-4-2

CHEAP RENT! 2BR 1.5BA
Townhouse, dishwasher, w/d hookups,
$475/rent, 5320-A NW 20th Court
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-20-4-2

CLOSE TO UF, SHANDS & VET SCHOOL!
2BR 1.5 BATH, ceramic tile, w/d hookups,
$575/rent, 3925-A SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-20-4-2

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
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-20-4-2

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
262-1351 1-31-11-2

Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. two
2BR & 2BR + study $789/mo & 1BR $470/mo
incl utils. 1st, last, sec. No dogs please 378-
3704 2-13-20-2

HOUSE FOR RENT
Bike to UF. 3/1, AC and heat, fireplace, new
kitchen. Large fenced yard, dog ok. Call 395-
6613 1-31-10-2

CLOSE IN LOTS OF GREEN SPACE
2BR home $650/mo. Call 352-378-9220 or
213-3901 2-1-10-2

TRENTON 3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE
Clean. No pets. $550/mo. 1st, last, security.
352-542-0235 1-27-7-2

Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas.-All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 1-19-1-2

Gator Place 2br/1ba condo, newly renovat-
ed, d/w, hkups, near Shands/Vet School/bus
lines edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
4-26-65-2

Victoria Apartments vintage 1br/lba down-
town, Ig rooms, wood floors"walk or bike to
UF, $525 edbaurmanagement.com 375-
7104 4-26-65-2

SW Lg 1br, 1ba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
4-26-65-2


NW 2,3,4 brs, houses from $700 Mo,
Call us, we'll find your New Home.
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 4-26-
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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
1-20-9-3

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


THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 13


a Subleases 3 Subleases


1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Oxford Manor Utils.
incl. Furnished except BR. Great amenities &
great bus rte. W/D in unit $440/MO Available
now. Call 386-547-9131 1-30-15-3

AVAIL NOW! Sublet 1Br/1BA of 2BR/2BA
$435/mo. ($100 a month off!) Fully furn
The Estates Apts. On 20th St. Many more
perks. If interested, contact Patricia at 863-
528-4670 or sweetie/_pie@hotmail.com
1-23-10-3

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

Spacious 1BR/BA in a 4BR/BA. Aptartment
in The Landings on SW 13th ST. $360/mo
plus utils. Call Scott at 352-514-4356. Avail.
immediately. 1-26-11-3

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.
1-25-10-3

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. wriccio@ufl.edu
1-25-10-3

1 BR/1 BA apartment. $360/mo, water incl. On
bus rt 20 & 21. Avail Jan thru July 30. Call
352-328-7722 or email gjzhang@ufl.edu 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 until. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
NOW 1-26-10-3

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 smonroe@tampabay.rr.com
1-26-10-3

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
2-1-13-3

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-
27-10-3

Female Roommate needed master bed-
room, private bath of 3BR/3BA. $490/mo
includes all utilities and intemet. Greenwich
Green- SW GVL Call Jenna at 904-294-
7483. 1-26-9-3

Available Now. 1BR Townhouse Apt. Just
renovated. Right on Archer Rd. Great price
$499/ mo. Call Amanda 871-1770. 1-20-5-3

"SHORT TERM LEASE"
Lease begins now 8/06. The Cambridge
Apts. Spacious room, own bath. Near cam-
pus-on bus route. $200 off 1st mo rent or
$50 off ea mo rent. Randi 305-519-1285
1-30-10-3

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
sfeng83@hotmail.com 1-23-5-3


2 apartments available in the Estates, 1
male, 1 female, within 1 mile of UF, fumished
w/wash + dry, near 24-hour grocery, avail-
able now. Rent $499 negotialbe. Call 561-
706-4112 1-30-10-3

1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt
Quiet neighborhood close to Shands, UF,
& library. $350/mo per room Pets ok. Call
262-1351 1-31-11-3

Awsome apt. located in Gainesville Place.
W/D, DSL, pool, gym. Very nice. Female
resident. Please call Alison ASAP 231-3586
1-30-10-3

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

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
367-0631. 1-24-5-3

GREATSUMMERSUBLEASE. 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

Female @ Melrose Apt. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/
4BA. W/D in unit cable, int, utils included.
Fitness center, pool, spa, bball, vball, ten-
nis, computer room & game room. Jan-Aug.
$367/mo 916-295-4090 1-25-5-3

Independent Studio Apt for sublease. No
roommate hassles. Water, sewer, garbage
incl you only pay electric. Near Butler Plaza.
Up to July 06. Call 323-384-8608. 1-25-5-3

Countryside @ University Condo. 2 bedroom
avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Water, elec
incl except phone. Call Irvin 904-610-0967 or
email icheng@bellsouth.net 1-25-5-4


Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-26-72-4

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
apenal3@ufl.edu 1-30-97-4

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-
32-4

$250 Nice large room in cool house near UF.
DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great student
roommates, good study atmosphere, flexible
lease 371-9409 1-20-11-4

M/F roommate for 2BR/1.5BA SW43rd St.
Southfork Oaks rent: $390/mo + 1/2 electric.
High speed internet 25/mo. Call Sergei at
352-246-1775 1-20-10-4

2 roommates $85 P/W + utils. Col/TV
MAX/CAB. On bus route. Priv. rooms. Rent
+ util negos. For 1 day work. 376-0384 or
pager 202-7074 for imed. response + info.
1-23-10-4

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 taji050@ufl.edu 1-23-10-4


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ill Roommates


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
1-23-10-4

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. mwsoto@ufl.edu 2-6-20-4

**3BR/2.5BA Roommate needed in Cricket
C" ub. Allergy- free environment. Covered
parking available, on bus rt. Incl. clubhouse,
pool, gym, laundry in gated community. $425/
mo incl. utils. Jodi 494-0405 1-23-10-4

Roommates wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
@atlantic.net 1-23-10-4

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA condo $385/mo furni-
ture incl, pvt BA, large closet, W/D, all utils
incl except elec. Between UF & SFCC. Easy
bus access. F, NS preferred. Call 352-872-
6040 sonia_dv@hotmail.com 1-23-10-4

Need roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities. Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 10 min from UF High speed +
cable. Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
8878 1-23-10-4

Handyman cpn 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
2-6-15-4

Female for 1BR in 3BR/2BA Located directly
on 12 bus route with spacious fenced-in
backyard. Willing to. work with individual
leases. Call 352-871-6922 1-23-10-4

.MUSEUM WALK
1BR/1BA avail. in 2BR/2BA male/ female
roommate wanted ASAP. Laidback apt. Very
close to UF 1/3 util. Steven 850-960-8486.
1-25-10-4

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: $410/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. davem@ufl.edu 2-8-20-4

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 celtic67@ufl.edu 1-25-12-4

610 NW34th DriveAbout 2 blks north of Univ.
off 34th St. Five min. walk to campus. 4BR
.,house seeking 3 roommates $350/mo/room.
Call David @954-817-9101 1-19-5-4

Female roommate for furn. 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse, quiet area. Short drive from UF
Cable, W/D, internet & parking incl. $365/MO
+ utils. No pets. Call Christina 352-359-1261
or Delia 352-359-2243 1-20-6-4

Room for rent. 307 SW 16th Ave. $310/MO,
$100 deposit, 1/2 cable + utils. Hi spd. inter-
,net & furnishings available. Pool & laundry
room very close. Call Adam @ 219-2433
1-26-10-4


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Female roommate needed in 2BR.2BA apt.
Very nice area. Tower Rd. Pool, balcony, W/D
included. $340/mo + 1/2 utils. 386-984-0964
or 331-1455 Ex 5010 Candy 1-26-10-4

SPANISH ROOMMATE OR OTHER
Need roommate to share 2BR/1BA apt $300/
MO +1/2 utils. Call 352-219-8477 ASAP
1-19-5-4

Walk to UF! Mature Male or Female needed
to share 2/2 Condo w/male grad student.
Newly renovated, W/D $400/MO inc. water,
sewer, pest cont. Call 256-3680 or 871-1365
1-19-5-4

Professional needs a responsible roommate
to share 2BR/2BA @ Legacy $428/MO Call
262-9527 1-19-5-4

Room available ASAP in 2/2 Vintage View
Condo. Quiet, clean community. No pets, no
smoking $495/MO. Call Matt 407-702-8019
2-9-20-4

Roommate needed in 2/2 Apt. partially fur-
nished. Easy UF & Shands Busline $305 +
1/2 of utilities 305-393-2680, 352-219-2433 ,
352-378-7584 1-19-5-4

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
1-19-5-4

One female roommate needed for master BR
in 4BR/3BA house: Large walk in closet. On
the corner of NW 34th & 8th $380/MO Call
727-501-2554 1-19-5-4

REDUCED! M/F student to share 2/1.5 twhs
w/WL 21 year old M student. Animals wel-
come! W/D full kitchen, pool SW 20th Ave.
$325 +1/2 utils (828)775-8807 2-2-15-4

* Rooms in spacious, furnished 3/2 house
avail now. Quiet area 2 miles from campus,
close to bus route, dog friendly, parking,
$320-350/mo Carolyn 205-936-8709 1-
19-5-4

Male roommate for 2/2 rec. built Kensington
North on 20 Ave., bus route, common area
furn. $480/mo incl. util., hi-spd: net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym. Ready Now! Call David
305-632-6921 or ping1984@yahoo.com.
1-20-5-4

M/F Roommate for house on 34th St. and
University Ave. $300/ mo + 1/4 utilities. Great
Roommates. Available Now. Call Anthony
222-1966. 1-27-10-4

Female roommate preferred. 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA apt. Oxford Manor. w/D, spa-
cious, clean. $365/mo. Call 850-527-4919.
1-20-5-4

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.
1-20-5-4

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 orwcharlot@ufl.edu 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. Corner 13th &Archer. Wireless inter-
net. All utils included. $465/mo. W/D, avail-
able now. 989-980-2807 1-25-5-4

$250/mo. House. Lease till July. By Leo's
706 & University Ave, close to campus,
large yard, central A/C, wood floors, car-
pet too. $991deposit. 352-870-0904/318-
4553 1-31-10-4


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$550/mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury Includes everything! Serious
student/professional preferred. Great
place & very nice! 352-870-0904, 318-4553
1-31-10-4

Looking for Female for 1BR/1 shared bath
in 4 room apt at Campus Club for Spring/
Summer only $400 a month all utilities includ-
ed. Please call 786-395-9659 1-27-7-4

1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
1-25-5-4

Need female roommate to share 2BR/1BA
apt. $250/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-6389 1-
25-5-4

Large master bedroom w/private bath in
spacious 3BR/2BA home to share with only
one other person. Close to UF Great family
neighborhood. Immaculate $390/MO 378-
4684 AVAIL NOW 1-25-5-4

1 M/F to fill 1BR/1BA in spacious 3BR/3BA
house. Located directly on the #12 bus
rte. Hi-spd internet avail. Large fenced-in
backyard. $300/mo. + 1/3 utils. Please call
Meghan at 352-871-6922 for more info. 2-
1-10-4

WANTED! Male roommate. Walking distance
to UF. To live with 2 girls. Move-in immedi-
ately. Call 612-790-1096 2-1-10-4


m Real Estate

Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5

NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
1-31-21-5

JACKSON SQUARE
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 4-26-72-5

TIRED OF RENTING?
Own your own condo for under $100k.
2BR/1.5BA. New Kitchen &appliances, W/D.
Close to UF. Call Scott @ 352-359-1678 1-
23-27-5

* 2BR/2BA 1226 sq. ft.- BRANDYWINE
CONDO. $94,000
* 5BR/2.5BA 2000 + sq. ft. HOUSE. Near
NE 16th Ave. with new roof, tiled floors, large
fenced yard. Asking $185k 222-5143
2-1-20-5

EAST COAST HOME MARINELAND, FL.
Beautiful custom built brick home located 1/4
mile south ofMarineland 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-
4719 dangreen@watsonrealtycorp.com
1-23-10-5


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**WALK TO UF**
from "Jackson Square" Gainesville's hottest
new development. Reserve today. Call Eric
870-9453 4-26-72-5

Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
www.Homes-Near-UF.com
Campus Realty Group 4-26-72-5

For sale- beautiful- 2BR/1.5BA 1988 manu-
factured home in Oak Park Village. Very
clean asking only $8,000 Call 863-441-
0969 ASAP 1-23-10-5

Casablanca East 2BR/2.5BA 1,088 sq. ft.
Carpet, & tile, new ref & dw, ceiling fans
screened porch, internal laundry room.
Partially furnished. 5 min from UF. $143,900.
850-527-5646- 2-13-25-5

2 BR/ 2 BA Mobile home in Oak Park Village.
Close to campus. Asking $17,500 Call (813)
967-5176 1-20-5-5

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
1-23-5-5


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BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-26-72-6

BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
352-377-9846 4-26-72-6

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-
26-72-6

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
4-26-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-26-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-26-72-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-26-
72-6

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


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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
4-26-72-6

BRAND NEW FURNITURE
****Shop On-lineO**O
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
4-26-72-6

Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6

BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND .NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror..,chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
352-264-9799 4-26-72-6

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-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both
for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-0333 4-
26-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather. pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 4-26-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-hoiders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 4-26-72-6




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26 years old (10/24/79)
6'01, 200 LBS.,
blond hair, blue eyes

Wanted for:
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warrants for possession of
cannabis more than 20 grams,
possession of cocaine and sale of
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*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.
4-26-72-6

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.
4-26-72-6

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
4-26-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 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
4-26-72-6

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New 9 Used 0 Buy e 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.
1-20-5-6


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


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Black leather, 3-seater plus loveseat. Sold
together. Good condition. $300/OBO. Call
262-5477 1-24-5-6

* QUEEN SIZE MATTRESS & BOX
SPRINGS. Perfect condition. $100
* WASHER Kenmore, heavy duty, super
capacity. Mint condition. $150.
Call 352-870-7750 1-25-5-6

Twin bed, mattress, large desk, and 2 small
metal shelves all for only $175. Call 954-309-
2728 1-25-5-6



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Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES SERVICE PARTS
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-Computer/ laptop repair
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7

QUANTUM COMPS
352-505-4374
Computer repairs, upgrades and
Virus solutions for only $29.99
1-24-5-7

DELL INSPIRION LAPTOP 3.2 MhZ,
Pentium, 512 MBRAM, 40GBHD, 802.12,
WIFI wireless access modem, 14.1" monitor.
Purchased March, 2004. Like new. $600.
Call after 5:30pm. 352-256-1717, Bob. 1-
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Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7


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NEW CASIO PRIVIA KEYBOARD
Total of 88 keys that are weighted. In perfect
condition. Have only owned for 1 month.
Pedal and seat included. 1-25-5-8



C* Bicycles

MOUNTAIN BIKE 17"
Specialized Hardrock front shocks, bar ends,
good tires. Recent $80 tune up. Must see.
$325 OBO. Daytime 352-538-5170 or 352-
378-3386 1-25-5-9


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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4=26-72-10
OFF SEASON SPECAIL!
2 Seadoos w/trailors 1995 and 1996. 85
horse power + 110 hp very fast. Good
condition. Needs minor repairs + tune ups
$2500 each. Both for $4500. 352-665-9547
1-27-10-10
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

NORDIC TRACK CX925
Elipitical Trainer. Like new. Less than lvr


2003 RHINO SCOOTER
Runs Good. $750. Call 813-967-5176. 1-
20-5-11 .

EVADER electric scooter. Brand new. 30 mph
with 40 mile range. Evade high gas prices,
parking problems and save the environment.
$1195. Call Ed. 339-6639. 1-20-5-11 .

1999 Sundiro Akita moped 125 MPG 33mph
7053 miles Silver $650. Jeff 332-3104 1-
23-5-11

HURRY
Get your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
Only scooter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
RPM Motorcycles Inc
377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
1-30-10-11

2004 RED YAMAHA ZUMA SCOOTER
Garage kept. 800 miles, Perfect condition.
$1500. 352-377-3996 or 904-894-5185 1-
'23-3-11


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*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARo
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
.Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12

CARS -CARS BuyoSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-26-72-12

**QUICK CASH**
For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
4-26-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
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old. Gym-quality. $300/OBO. Call 846-5713 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
1-24-4-10 HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-26-72-11
Swamp Cycles
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-26-72-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung,- Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
3-10-132-11

*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
26-72-11


2003 JAILIN SCOOTER Red color. Terrific
condition. 600 miles on odometer. Must see
this onel $985 neg. Call 376-8623 Ask for
Stephen/Mario or 305-331-4130 Mario(cell)
1-19-5-11

SCOOTER 49cc. CAMPUS CRUISER
135 miles, still under warranty. Great condi-
tion. $925 Call 373-7508. 1-20-5-11


THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.,
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
1-20-9-13

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen ,
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area
1-20-107-13

ReUser Building Products. We buy and sell
doors, cabinets, windows, lumber, etc. Old
wood & windows are great for art projects:
379-4600. 622 SE 2nd. St. 1-27-10-13


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k, very clean, $6,400 OBO. 352-514-1800.
frankiev@bellsouth.net. 1-24-9-12

96 ECLIPSE FOR SALE. 140,000 miles.
Fast & clean. Excellent condition. Power
window, brand new timing belt & battery
& CD player & speaker, No leak & odor
$5200 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
2-10-22-12

Chrylser Sebring LXi, 97, V6, silver 2 dr
coupe. Leather seats, moon roof, cd & more.
116k miles. Exc cond $5300/OBO. Call 352-
316-2887 1-24-5-12

HONDA Del Sol '93, red, spoiler, looks nice,
CD player, 130K miles, runs well. $2200 obo
Call Dan 352-562-9334 1-25-5-12


Another Saturday night without a date?
Read The Alligator.


All previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F. Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
Employer.

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord. drua-free, pers rff. www carrsmith.com
for details. 4-26-72-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14

CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-26-72-14


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Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
26-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-26-72-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the. Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
26-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-26-72-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-26-72-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
352-378-9204
4-26-72-14

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
4-26-72-14

Telephone Interviewing
NO SALES
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Must work eve/wknd
4-26-72-14

9jATOR DOMINOS
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14

Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers for all positions. Manager. Detailer.
Cashiers (fullday availability) & Lineworkers.
(AM 8:30-1) & (PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW
4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-36-14

COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER
COACHES Req. coaching license or 3-5
years exp. & ability to make 2 yr comittment.
Email to: contact@gainesvillesoccer.org 2-
28-47-14

HEALTH & FITNESS COMPANY
Top 50 year US company expanding in US
& globally, Asian marketing. Benefits, flexible
schedule, PT/FT. 373-5295 1-23-19-14

NOW HIRING
COOKS & SERVERS
Apply between 2 & 4, Mon-Fri. CALICO
JACK'S 3501 SW 2nd Ave. Creekside Mall
1-23-10-14

*DANCERS NEEDED*
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-26-15-14

GatorHospitalityJobs.com
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!
4-26-72-14


$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. Dominro's now hiring 10 drivers.
Closing drivers earn $100 to $125 each
night. Apply @ 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
4-26-72-14


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

OFFICE ASSISTANT
MS office skills required
Jackson Industries LLC
4001 Newberry Road, E4
www.jacksonllc.com
1-23-10-14

Law student- legal research- con law is-
sue- good pay- own hours -$500 bonus 4
best memo RSVP philoernie@yahoo.com
1-23-10-14

Summer Jobs
*$2100
*Co-Ed Camp
*Seven weeks
*Room.and Board Included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact
Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext 251 or
352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14

DATA PROCESSING
Local mailer needs reliable individual.
Flexible hours. Thorough perception of
Microsft Excel required. Call Tito 9AM -
NOON 377-8400 or Fax resume to 377-0691
1-30-15-14

Help wanted-technical writer for help ori-
ented web-site-auto, appliances etc. Work in
domestic tranquility. Potential extensive proj-
ect. Send resume to philoernie@yahoo.com
2-6-20-14

Professional Waitstaff:
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional waitstaff for a new bistro. Must have
exceptional customer service skills and a
knowledge of wines. Pay is based on experi-
ence, we offer competitive benefits and a
great working environment. Apply online at
www.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14

Professional bartenders:
Gator Dining services, located on the UF
campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional full and part time bartenders. Must
have exceptional customer service skills and
a knowledge of wines. Pay is based on ex-
perience, we offer competitive benefits and
a great working environment. Apply online at
www.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14



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Department Alumni are now
employed at- prestigious com-
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States, including: USA Today,
Miami Herald, Orlando Senti-
nel, ESPN, and agencies such
as 8th & Means, BBDO.


Must be enrolled in Spring 2006 courses


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 atwww.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
ww.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14

COOKS
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
www.gatordining.com 1-23-10-14

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
1-23-10-14


OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed. Great
opportunity, great salary, potential for growth,
gatorfood.com is looking for motivated, re-
sponsible, personable people. For more info
call David 379-3663 2-6-20-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
info contact Meghan 379-3663 2-6-20-14

SECRETARY NEEDED. Gatorfood.com
is looking for personable, responsible, en-
thusiastic, fun people. Customer svc. exp.
helpful. For more info. Call David 379-3663
1-23-10-14

Build a home business with Arbonne's pure
& safe Health and Wellness products. Make
your own schedule, be your own boss,
and training. Call 407-687-6592, email
mackenzie@myarbonne.com www.macken
zie.myarbonne.com 1-23-10-14

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
4-26-72-14

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


a Help Wanted


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

WAREHOUSE STAFF!!
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium next to the
Gator Sport Shop (352)375-4683 EX 6500
1-20-8-14

Now hiring experienced
Notetakers and Editors for Spring
Apply at SmokinNotes.com
1-24-10-14

SALES ASSOCIATE
FT and PT for hotel. Hourly & bonus.
Weekdays & weekends. Friendly attitudes
w/good customer svc skills. Apply in person:
4021 SW40th Blvd. 1-25-10-14

LAW FIRM OFFICE ASSISTANT PT
Answer phones & support duties. Indicate
the days of the week and which hours you
are available on those days. Fax resume to
335-6415 1-20-5-14


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5 STAR PIZZA ON TOWER RD
Now hiring all positions, Great pay, flexible
hours.Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 1-
25-10-14

AM nannies! after school nannies! Tues-Thur
nannies! M-W-F nannies! 9 jobs availalbe
immediately: Great $ for exp. Noah's Ark
Nanny: 352-376-5008 1-31-14-14

MARY POPPINS: Where Are You ???
FT NANNY NEEDED 30 to 45 hrs/wk. 7 jobs
avilalbe immediately: Great $ for exp.Noah's
Ark Nanny: 352-376-5008 1-31-14-14

HUNGRY HOWIES
is hiring flyer distributors. Great pay,
flexible hours. Apply in person or at
www.gatorhowies.com 2-1-15-14

Brand Protection Agency
Inetemet Researchers needed for our
Gainesville office. FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT
Negotiable. Resumes@NetEnforcers.com
2-8-20-14

Psychaiatric Aides $22,612 annually. Shift
work. Rotating days off. Req. completion of
30 sem or 45 qtr hrs. of college w/5 courses
in soc/behav sci. apply: https://peoplefirst.my
florida.com; Lori Ross at 264-8250 EEO/AA
As of 2/2/06 a tobacco free environment
2-8-20-14

Kotobuki NOW HIRING apply
at 1702 W University Ave.
1-19-5-14

Help wanted:
THE BAGEL BAKERY 384-9110 Energetic,
smiley people wanted $6.50/hr for LINE
PEOPLE, $7.50/hr for BAKERS. 1-19-5-14

BARN HELP NEEDED
Will trade for boarding, lessons or training.
Call 352-359-4149 1-26-10-14

MOTHER'S HELPER
2 kids, 7 and 9 years old. Afternoons.
Reliable car and references required. Call
379-1017 1-19-5-14

HORSE THERAPY PROGRAM In need
of volunteers to help with various ac-
tivities. Horse exp. plus, not necessary.
hippopt@aol.com (352) 377-6390, 495-0533
1-20-6-14


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Rehab Tech. HS diploma, at least 1 yr. exp.
working w/children, must be able to work
shift-work, wknds and holidays. Background
check reqd. Call btwn 9am-lpm (352)378-
7074 4025 NE 1st Terr. Gainesville FI 32609
1-26-10-14

SCUBA DIVEMASTER
Become a certified Divemaster
In time for summer jobs
870-1839 / ken@trekdiver.com 1-26-10-14

HOUSEKEEPER- Family looking for a
housekeeper. Mon-Fri. full time $6.75/hr
For more info. or to schedule an interview.
Please call 256-3323 1-20-7-14

PIZZA MAKER
For authentic New York-style. Hand-tossed
pizza. EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. $10/HR
to start. Tues-Fri., 2-10PM Call 745-0456
1-19-5-14


PT NANNY
needed 20/wk. Occasional overnights.
Please call 352-505-6339. 1-20-5-14

FISH LOVERS WANTEDIII
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex. hrs. Mondern, fish-only pet
store. Work w/great people. Bring resume
toAQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Attn: Karen. 1-27-10-14

Security Staff Needed Now!
$6.75 hour
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at security office in Beaty East
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
1-27-10-14

Wanted: Delivery Driver
30 hrs +/ wk responsible person. Familiar w/
city. Call for appt. 378-8105. 1-20-5-14.


PT OFFICE ASSIST.
$8/hr. Apply in person b/w 9AM & 4 PM Mon
thru Fri. 4605 NW 6th St. Ste H. 378-6003.
1-20-5-14


A Youth Motivator Program for Alachua County Schools

Please consider sharing just one hour per week this semester with
a child in an area elementary or middle school who needs a
special friend. Orientation sessions and sign-up for new
volunteers interested in participating will be held:

Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 7:00-8:00 PM
Thursday, Jan. 19 from 8:00-9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 7:00-8:00 PM


All orientations held in Rooms 361-3 .\ ouge
of the Reitz Union. -,"

Partners in Education 955-6900
(Former CHAMPS or MASCOT may call to sign-up)

E-mail us at kostamkb @ sbac.edu VOLUNTEER!
VOLUNTEERS


IHep anted


WEBSITE DESIGNER
Help us redesign and update our website.
www.clearpassage.com. Contact Leslie At
CPTlesiev@aol.com or fax 336-9980. 1-
20-5-14

Are you energetic and motivated? Are
you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5PM Monday through
Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
1-20-5-14

MOTORCYCLE DETAILER
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

FLOWERSHOP HELPER
PT/FT exp helpful but not necessary. Apply in
person 635C NW 13th Street. 1-23-5-14

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

Cashiers Needed
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. Quickbooks
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 +.
jobs@352media.com 1-19-3-14

Quality Assurance Intern to conduct testing
of dynamic web sites. jobs@352media.com
1-19-3-14

Flash designer with Action Scripting and
XML experience. Resume and portfolio to
jobs@352media.com 1-19-3-14
Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
c#, SQL knowledge. jobs@352media.com
1-19-3-14

FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic en-
thusiastic people. Flexible schedule. Call
David @ 379-3663 1-30-10-14

VALET PARKING
Fulltime & parttime. Must be customer-ori-
ented & dependable. Call or leave message
forAndy 1-888-463-1954 ext 205 Good pay!
1-24-4-14

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


PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
* 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 jenlsilver@yahoo.com
3-10-39-14

THE GREATEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE
CAMP PONTIAC
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
bunk counselor.

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-
7668 1-27-9-14


E ll Help Wanted


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
1-24-5-14

$$$ CASH, CASH, CASH $$$

We are looking for Outgoing, Energetic
Students to go Door-to-Door selling sub-
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 dothe same for you.
Visit web site, www.campnockamixon.com to
.schedule on campus interview for Feb 22.
1-19-2-14
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 combehserv@gmail.com
1-24-5-14
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
unting@insitegainesville.com, Attn: Gina.
1-31-10-14

FOOD CHEMISTRY LAB HAS OPENINGS
FOR FULL AND PART TIME. FOOD
SCIENCE BACKGROUND PREFERRED.
SEND RESUME TO janies@abcr.com or fax
to 352-378-6483 1-31-10-14

Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
St. 2-1-10-14

NAPOLATANOS IS HIRING
SERVERS Exp & friendly eves & wk-
ends. PIZZA MAKERS, DISHWASHERS,
DELIVERY DRIVER (own car). Apply in
person Th & Fr betw 2&5pm 606 NW 75th
St 1-20-2-14

ZAXBY'S
on 43rd St. Now hiring all positions, all shifts.
Contact Emil 376-8700 1-25-5-14

Typists Needed!
Earn $3500-$5000 Weekly Working From
Anywhere. Guaratneed Paychecks! No
Experience Necessry. Register Online
Today! www.Cash4Typing.com 1-19-1-14

Afterschool Care 2 boys (10 and 13), 2
days/week (flexible), 1:30-5:30, $8/hr. Need
chauffeur, HW hwlper, and active, fun per-
son. Call 376-9874 1-20-2-14

NEED FRONTPAGE TUTOR
Help teach me FrontPage 2003 to tweak our
existing website: www.clearpassage.com.
Email Larry: cptherapy@aol.com 1-25-5-14
SALAD SANDWICH PREP & SOME
WAITING. Full time days. Part time LUNCH
WAITSTAFF also needed. Home on the
Range 372-5889 1-25-5-14

Now hiring experienced LINE COOKS.
Competitive salary, paid vacation, insurance.
Full or part time availability. Apply in person
to Rafferty's Restaurant 3410 SWArcher Rd.
behind the CVS. 1-20-2-14
HOUSESITTERS WANTED
Weekends + longer. 45 min N on Santa
Fe River. Dog, chickens, woodstove,
kayaks.. Grad. student + only. Email
eccentlipl@gru.net 1-25-5-14

Catering Help
Wait Staff and Dishwashers
Great Environment, Weekends Flexible Hrs
No Phone Calls/Must Have Experience
Email references to
events@sweetwaterinn.com
1-25-5-14


M 1l Help Wanted


NEWLY REMODELED
TGI FRIDAY'S HIRING ALL POSITIONS
Apply in person 3598 SW Archer Rd. Mon
thru Thurs betw 2 & 4pm or anytime onlino
at: Fridays.com. Weekday lunch availability
required. 1-27-7-14

NOW HIRING COCKTAIL WAITRESS
Apply in person Mon, Tues, Wed 7-10pm @
Jewels 108 S. Main.-2-1-10-14

Law School student seeks

PT NANNY
for 2 year old. Call 375-3677 1-27-7-14

SUMMER JOBS starting at $200 per week
with room and board includedt.Work at one
of the of the University of Florida's four recre-
ational overnight camps located throughout
the state. Staff have no cabin responsibilities
and most weekends off. University of Florida
4-H Summer Staff are involved in teaching
canoeing, team sports, arts/crafts, swimming
and environmental education. We're looking
for ENERGETIC, CREATIVE & MATURE
persons to help lead these youth at these fa-
cilities. Apply online at www.Florid4h.org and
click on 4-H Campus. EOE/AA. 1-19-1-14

NANNY NEEDED for 5 yr. old in my home.
Mon, Wed., Fri, 6:30-8:15AM & 2:30-8PM
Must be available both times and have own
transportation. Call 386-454-8970
1-25-5-14

Looking for a reliable salesperson for a small
travel agency. Part time $8/hr. Will train, no
experience needed. People skills are a must.
Call Linda @ (305)-923-9136 1-25-5-14

Eam $500 Students wanted to enter contest
to create business plan sales presentation &
web site for real estate investors. If interested
email: wright36@hotmail.com 2-1-10-14

TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, including all mi-
norities, between the ages of 16 and 21 to be
paid photography models. Your photographs
could appear in our educational publications,
which are distributed to schools nationwide.
Need to be available immediately for currei.
projects. Parent or guardian must accom-
pany models 17 and under.

Log on to
www.studentaware.com/models.htm
for more information or call:

Robert Peck
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
1-23-3-14

MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS, MODELS!
Make $75-$250/day
all ages and faces wanted
No exp. Required, FT/PT!
800-851-6131 2-15-20-15

Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate. 352-371-5888
x 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive. 2-28-29-14

Campus Talk Magazine looking for distribu-
tion manager. Duties will include local dis-
tribution and maintaining racks and boxes.
Must be a hard worker. $10/hour. 20 hours/
week. Email jobs@whpinc.com 1-23-3-14


0*I Services

AAASTORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
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Reserves step up

BASKETBALL, from page 20


Walter Hodge lead the group with a career-high
18 points, including shooting 5 of 7 from behind the
3-point line.
David Huertas, Garrett Tyler and Jack Berry also
had career highs with 15, 7 and 5 points respective-
ly, including a dunk from Tyler that his teammates
have anticipated all season.
"Garrett can jump higher than Corey [Brewer],,
although Corey will tell you that's a lie," Adrian
Moss said. "I'm being serious, you can go roll a ball
out and tell Garrett to do anything. He can get you
anything you want from a dunking standpoint."
Tyler said after the game that the two tied in a
preseason vertical jump test, making out around 42
inches. And Donovan feels like the tale of Tyler's
dunk will only grow with time.
"Probably when he gets to be 45 or 50, it will
probably elevate to over Kentucky, overtime, put
us up by one; the story will certainly escalate, I'm
sure," he said.


ABRAMSON, from page 20


heard negotiations with the Harlem
Globetrotters' archenemy Washington
Generals failed after the Generals re-
fused to go down without swinging.
So here's where Donovan's sched-
uling (or lack thereof) could bite him
in the arse. What if the Gators end up
losing three or four games? Those stuffy
committee folks might suddenly look at
UF's No. 132 national strength of sched-
ule and erase their No. seed and pencil
ina 4 or5.
But forget the seeding for just a mo-
ment. The Gators are on the brink of be-
coming a true basketball powerhouse,
something that has never existed in the
state of Florida.
There are only two reasons UF


hasn't jumped into the elite class that,
in this decade, includes Duke, UConn,
Michigan State, North Carolina and
Kansas (Illinois is also on the bubble):
those terrible postseason exits which in-
dude five straight seasons with a first or
second round NCAA Tournament loss
(a trend that should end this year), and
that schedule that gives me a greater
chuckle than an episode of Sanford and
Son.
I'm always hearing complaints from
Gators fans that Duke and Kentucky get
more TV air time than Kate Moss after
an all-night binge, but can you blame
ESPN for not wanting to air those great
rivalry games between UF and Morgan
State?
And come conference season, it's
not like the SEC makes for thrilling TV
anyway. Yet, a mediocre Kentucky team
has owned the airways because of its


non-conference matchups against Iowa,
West Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana,
Louisville and Kansas. Ditto for Duke,
which faced Texas and Indiana before
the grueling ACC season.
Miami (who the Gators should play
every season) and Providence, UF's
toughest non-conference games outside
of the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament,
hardly compare. With a home advan-
tage second to none in college basket-
ball, the Gators' fans deserve to see at
least one national powerhouse each
December in Gainesville.
How about an annual matchup
with an ACC team other than FSU?
It makes sense geographically
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UCLA? It would give the Gators West
Coast exposure. How about a game
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UF chomps lackluster Savannah St.


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-alk-on forward Garrett Tyler jumps past Savannah State forward Chris
Linton for a slam dunk during UF's 113-62 win on Wednesday.


* FRESHMAN POINT GUARD WALTER HODGE
LED UF'S BUSY BENCH, SCORING 18 POINTS.

By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer

There wasn't much to be decided at the O'Connell
Center Wednesday.
The Gators entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation,
riding a 17-game home winning streak dating back to last
season. Savannah State came into Gainesville with no wins
against Division I opposition and without a player taller
than 6-foot-7 on its roster.
And after Wednesday's non-conference finale, the Gators
are now 18-0, the Tigers are still winless against Division I
competition, and they still don't have a player taller than 6-
foot-7, as evidenced by the Gators' 12 blocks in their 113-62
victory.
"You either get better or worse, and I feel like we got
better as a team," Al Horford said: "I think we're starting
to push the ball a little more in transition, which we haven't
been doing the last few games, and that's just good for our
team."
When the starters were iin te game, however, their only
competition was how many alley-oops and dunks they
could accumulate, with the crowd showing obvious disap-
pointment any time a fast break didn't end with a flush.
The Tigers were able to keep the game relatively cose
in the early going, edging as close as 16-6 before UF went
on a 41-17 run during the remainder of the half, including
one stretch during which the Gators scored 21 consecutive
points.
Joakim Noah lead the Gators with 21 points, shooting
10 for 10 from the field to go along with six blocks, while
Horford finished with four blocks and 10 rebounds in addi-
tion to scoring 9 points.
With the game never in doubt, UF coach Billy Donovan
Twas able to go to his bench early and often throughout the
game, giving his reserves plenty of game experience.
SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 19


RECRUITING

Gators add Jones to top-ranked class


By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Writer

Consider it payback for the 31-3 thrashing
the Gators took at the hands of Alabama last
season.
In any case, don't expect Mike Shula to be
rooting Urban Meyer on in his pursuit of the
nation's No. 1 recruiting class.
Meyer and his staff have already snatched
.several recruits from the grasp of the Alabama
coach, including quarterback Tim Tebow and
linebacker Brandon Spikes.
Wednesday, linebacker AJ. Jones became
the latest to shun the Crimson Tide in favor of
the Gators, verbally committing to UF on Fox
Sports Net's Countdown to Signing Day.
"Florida has a great program and they
are headed in the right direction. They have
the No. 1 recruiting class, and it's going to
be a great place to be in a couple of years,"


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Jones told the Tampa Tribune on Wednesday.
"They told me I could sign whenever I was
ready and never put any pressure on me."
At 6-foot-2,190 pounds,
Jones is considered under-
sized for a linebacker, but
makes up for it with out-
standing athleticism.
"He is just an excep-
tional player," said Harry
Hubbard, who coached
Jones at Tampa Middleton
Jones High. "I know he is a little
undersized, but once kids go off to college,
with the regimen of resting and eating, there
is no problem for him to pick up weight."
Jones' commitment came at a crucial time
for the Gators, whose recruiting class suffered
a blow after losing one of the nation's best
linebackers in Lany Grant.
Grant, a junior college transfer, failed to
qualify academically after not passing a math


EThe UF women's basketball team
will try to avoid a three-game losing
streak, facing Mississippi in Oxford
tonight. Visit alligator.org/sports for
the complete story.


class that is required by the Southeastern
Conference.
Grant, who qualifies for every Division I
conference aside from the SEC, is reportedly
considering Ohio State and Texas A&M.
Jones will be one of many recruits to take
his official visit to UF this weekend during
the Gators' busiest stretch of the recruiting
season.
Current UF commitments like Jones and
quarterback Tim Tebow could be helpful
in swaying visitors such as running backs
Knowshon Moreno and Mon Williams,
cornerback Patrick Robinson and offensive
lineman Daron Rose.
"I think the Florida Gators' coaching staff
and Coach Meyer have done an excellent job
of recruiting, and they have made [Jones] feel
like a big part of their program," Hubbard
said. "I know if they were recruiting me, I
would say yes. And not just because it is the
Gators."


1974: Tennessee defeats the UF men's
basketball team 75-72 in the Florida Gym
after a questionable goaltending call on the
Gators with 27 seconds remaining. The loss
started a five-game losing streak for UF.


Fluff games


tarnish rep
For a guy who doesn't have
classes on Wednesday, I found
myself spending much of
the afternoon trying to solve this
intriguing riddle: What's a bigger
joke, William Shatner selling his
kidney stone for $25,000 or the No.
2 Florida Gators playing Savannah
State on a Wednesday in January?
Beam me up Billy D. and tele-
port me to an ATM for a king-sized
withdrawal, because after watching
Wednesday's
practice in
S the O'Dome,
S my riddle
was solved.

Andrew days before
heading to
Abramson Knoxville
Drew's Control and facing
aabramson@alligator.org their stiffest
competition
since defeating Syracuse and Wake
Forest in the Coaches vs. Cancer
tournament, the Gators were treated
to a game against the Tigers. And
we're not talking the LSU Tigers,
Auburn Tigers, Memphis Tigers or
the endangered Siberian tigers.
We're talking the glorious
Savannah State Tigers, who have
averaged a grand spanking total of
0.5 wins the last two seasons. Give
the Tigers credit; I wasn't sure if
they'd hit double figures, let alone
the half-century mark.
But as the Gators fight their way
to the No. 1 ranking in the nation,
and their record and schedule be-
come the talk around college bas-
ketball, facing Savannah State dur-
ing SEC season (which wasn't Billy
Donovan's initial intention) makes
the Gators' already weak schedule
look that much more pitiful.
In all fairness, there's absolutely
no obligation on Donovan's part
to schedule tough non-conference
games.
In fact, if the Gators keep up their
current pace and remain undefeated
(unlikely as it is) or only lose a game
or two (which is very possible), they
will likely end up a No. 1 seed in the
NCAA tournament. In that scenario,
Donovan might as well have sched-
uled a November game against
Santa Fe Community College. I
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UFforward
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