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By JESSICA RIFFEL
Some Gainesville residents
are tired of putting up with
student renters in their neigh-
Residents seeking stricter
city code enforcement explained
problems with noisy student
neighbors and over-occupied
houses at a joint Public Safety
Committee and Community
Development Committee meet-
Forest Ridge resident Mary
Anne Gularte said due to her
noisy college neighbors she
sleeps in a "series of naps."
Forest Ridge, one of the
neighborhoods mentioned at
the meeting, is located about
one mile from the UF Levin
College of Law.
Gularte said her neighbors,
four college boys, slam doors
late into the night and have a
hot tub 30 feet from her bed-
"They are becoming active at
the time I go
to bed," said
ing that the
at about 4:30
Jodi Gentry also addressed the
group of nearly 50 attendees,
which included city leaders,
residents and landlords. No
students were at the meeting.
"I don't object at students
living in my neighborhood, but
I do object at the daily activity
occurring across the street from
SEE RENTALS, PAGE 4
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UF President Bernie Machen chats with Herb Peyton, a major donor to UF, after a speech acknowl-
edging UF's financial supporters during the President's Council Regional Recognition Banquet.
By JUSTIN RICHARDS
JACKSONVILLE UF honored some of its biggest
donors, including those who have given more than $5
million, at a ritzy hotel reception in this riverfront city
The event began in a reception hall in the Hyatt
Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel on the St. John's
River. Servers wove between dusters of cocktail-
toting dignitaries, carrying trays of hors d'oeuvres
- Parmesan bruschetta with mango salsa, cucum-
bers topped with baked shrimp and seasoned cream
"Come on, you got to have more than just one," the
shrimp server urged.
There were spindly chandeliers, a pianist plinking,
huge arched windows overlooking the river lights
and two open bars.
To signal dinner, a server named Millie walked
through the hall playing a small xylophone.
The President's Council Regional Recognition
Banquet had two purposes: to thank and honor those
who have donated to UF and to encourage future
The President's Council is a group the university
considers likely to make large investments.
To be invited to the council, guests had to donate at
least $2,000 annually or $50,000 overall.
Society donors, UF's designation for those who
gave $100,000 or more, and laureate donors, who gave
$5 million or more, were honored Thursday night.
Though not all attended, there were more than 100
society donors either individuals or organizations
- in the Jacksonville area. There were four laureate
SEE DONORS, PAGE 4
Deputies not told
of Cosimi's plans
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Student Body Treasurer Lindsay Cosimi, who briefly resigned
from her position last week, did not inform any of her 14 assistant
treasurers that she had been forced to step down from her post.
Cosimi justified her actions Thursday.
"I didn't have the time in dealing with my issues to get to them,"
she said. "My personal decision was not to share this information
with anyone beyond my closest family and closest friends."
As treasurer, Cosimi controls more than $11 million of student
money. After nominating herself and two other candidates to take
over the treasurer position, Student Senate voted her back to her
post Tuesday night.
Cosimi said she felt that her assistants did not need to know of
her resignation before anyone else.
Her assistants are responsible for maintaining relations be-
tween student organizations and the Student Government Finance
But current and former SG officials question the role of the 14
deputies and their relevance in the SG bureaucracy.
Assistant Treasurer Tung Ho said he felt Cosimi handled her
SEE COSIMI, PAGE 4
* Tennessee native
will return home
when the Gators
face the Volunteers
on Saturday. His
could be the differ-
ence against the
improved Vols. See
story, pg. 19.
student groups for
an annual fundrais-
ing event for the
Network at Shands
E A UF student
was killed Sunday
when her car
spun out of
control on her
way home to
story, pg. 5.
2, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,2006
Student members no-shows
In an effort to garner
student involvement on its
Sustainability Committee, the
Faculty Senate voted over-
whelmingly Thursday to have
student members selected by
Student Government instead of
Chris Snodgrass, chairman
of the Constitution Committee
of the Faculty Senate, said many
committees have a "big prob-
lem" with student members
showing up to meetings.
He said he hopes that giving
SG the power to select students
instead of electing them will
yield more motivated students
on Faculty Senate committees.
Because of this change, Student
Affairs may suggest candidates.
"What the Faculty Senate
really wants is people. who are
committed and to grant Student
Government the flexibility to find
those people,"Snodgrass said.
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3
Barely legal and calling the shots
Student picks UF over pro ...
By DAVID COHEN
He beat tennis star Maria
Sharapova on a $50 bet.
She was No. 1 in the world at
And 18-year-old Ryan Sweeting
could have left the practice match
in Bradenton, Fla., with more than
just a few extra bucks.
He could have joined her in pro-
fessional tennis, but now he dons
the orange and blue.
"I was more nervous because
she was so gopd looking and not
because of how good she was," said
the Bahamas-bor Sweeting.
"I wasn't really surprised with
the outcome, but I was happy with
UF men's tennis coach Andy
Jackson said UF is a natural fit for
Sweeting, who was once ranked
the No. 4 junior in the world by the
International Tennis Federation.
"I sold it to him," Jackson said.
"But I didn't sell him something I
didn't believe in. It's a mistake at 18
to turn pro. He was smart in being
able to slow down."
Sweeting said high-ranked play-
ers don't often choose books over
the potential for cash.
"It just seemed like the smartest
thing to do," he said. "Obviously, I
could have not come here. I think
that would be rushing it. I'm a re-
ally skinny, slim guy."
He hopes Jackson can get him
ready to face the pro game.
"He's going to help the Gators
a lot, but, more importantly, I
think the Gators are going to help
him a lot," Jackson said of making
Sweeting quicker and stronger.
"Do I feel that he is going to be a
-pro tennis player? Absolutely. In a
couple of years, he can be Top 100
in the world. Regardless of what
happens to his tennis, he's going to
be an educated man. It was a win-
win for him."
And Sweeting already has a
reputation for winning the 2005
U.S. Open junior tournament last
September, to be exact.
"That's like the highlight of
the junior career," Sweeting said.
"That's the reward. There's nothing
like it. All the hard work paid off,
UF's men's program is ranked
No. 2 in the Fila Collegiate Tennis
Rankings preseason poll and is a
fairly established member of the
Top 5 programs in the country.
"I think it gives us more talent,"
Jackson said of Sweeting. "It's a
step forward, but it doesn't blow
us out of the water. This is the first
one, but I don't think it will be the
Jackson said with Sweeting in
the mix, UF's program is going to
be on the line and in the spotlight.
"I'm happy to have that respon-
sibility," he said.
Team co-captain Chris Brandi
Kim Klement/Alligator statt
Ryan Sweeting, an 18-year-old tennis star, chose to attend UF instead of immediately pursuing a pro-
said Sweeting will do nothing but
help the Gators' run at a NCAA
"For most kids, they probably
care more about playing individu-
ally," said Brandi, who is in his last
semester of eligibility. "For me,
there's nothing more that I want to
do than put on a Gators shirt and
try to win for the Gators. This is my
Brandi said Sweeting's maturity
on and off the field is impressive.
"I haven't played with too many
kids his age," Brandi said. "He's
also extremely mature for his age.
It's going to be fun. I just basically
want to have no regrets. I'll miss
it, but I've played enough. I'm
definitely going to miss playing
for the Gators, not playing tennis
Collegiate tennis shows who's
tough and who's not, Brandi said.
"The team atmosphere enhances
the quality of tennis," he said. "It
really shows who can compete un-
der pressure. If you lose in a team
match, you are letting down six,
eight, 10 other players. It separates
the best from everyone else."
Sweeting said the unity on .the
Gators squad was what made him
want to be a part of it.
"The guys on the team here
seem to be real close," he said.
"Even though it is one of the big-
gest-schools, it seems like a great
place to be."
A slice of Torah, extra 'shrooms
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Casey Anderson Alligator Staff
Rabbi Jonathan Siger listens during "Torah on Tap," a
meeting for students to enjoy conversation and a beer.
Over pizza, rabbi meets students
By JACQUELINE DAVISON
Campus Rabbi Jonathan Siger
gulps a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer while
Foreigner's "Hot Blooded" blasts in
"What we as Jews think is moral
isn't the same for other religions," he
says. "Ethics are more universal."
Not exactly a typical setting for
the discussion of Jewish philosophy.
Siger hosted "Torah on Tap" at
the Mellow Mushroom on Thursday
night through the Hillel Foundation.
Students are invited to meet with the
rabbi the third Thursday of every
month for free beer and a huge help-
ing of the Torah.
"Certainly my goal is to provide
an opportunity for Jewish students
to come and meet the rabbi; explore
what it is to be Jewish in a way that's
non-threatening," he said.
A half-dozen students sat around
a white wheat pizza (pepperoni isn't
kosher) discussing topics varying
from Steven Spielberg's "Munich" to
the students' lives.
Margot Stem, a UF graduate stu-
dent, teaches at Temple Shir Shalom
She asked the rabbi about possible
lessons for a seventh-grade class she
"You meet people that you
have something in common
with, even if the only thing you
have in common is that you
like to drink free beer that a
rabbi buys you."
"If this is what I'm going to be do-
ing for the rest of my life, I'm going
to be miserable," Stem said of debat-
ing Jewish philosophy. "I mean, I'm
happy being miserable."
"That's being a Jew," Siger re-
Though the program is sponsored
through the Hillel, all faiths are in-
vited to participate.
"You meet people that you have
something in commori with, even if
the only thing you have in common
is that you like to drink free beer that
a rabbi buys you," Siger said.
Although the main idea of Torah
on Tap is to explore Judaism, Siger
also wants to demonstrate respon-
sible social drinking to students.
"I think one of the big concerns
of the ministry is about responsible
consumption of alcohol," Siger said.
"Show people that you can enjoy al-
cohol; enjoy socializing as an adult."
Since Siger hosts the event for
students of legal drinking age, which
previously had left out Allyson Falor,
a UF junior, until she turned 21 last
"It's kind of a drag to be with
grad students or upperclassmen and
saying, 'I'll have a root beer,'" Siger
Torah on Tap started last year
as the Jewish counterpart to the
Christian-based "Theology on Tap."
Siger hopes to one day have a larger
Siger said Gainesville has the
second-largest Jewish student popu-
lation outside of Israel with about
7,000 members of the faith.
"If people don't like organized re-
ligion, they should hang out with the
Jews," Siger said.
"We're the most disorganized
people I've ever met."
4, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006
UF charms donors at reception
DONORS, from page 1
Bruce Smathers, son of UF libraries'
namesake and deceased U.S. Sen. George
Smathers, said the university is in the
so-called quiet phase following a recent
outpouring of financial support.
The lead givers give during a quiet
-phase, said Bruce's wife, Susan Smathers.
Other donors follow.
The quiet phase refers to the period
before UF officials make an announce-
ment of the fundraising campaign.
Bruce Smathers, a UF donor who has
served in the Florida Senate and now
practices law in Jacksonville, said private
donations are especially important at UF
because of poor state funding.
"If you just rely on state dollars, we'd
rather be strangled," he said.
Bruce Smathers said people give for
both altruistic and personal reasons.
Some want to give back; many also
want to increase the value of their degrees
and the prestige of their alma mater.
"People like to be associated with suc-
cess and with excellence," he said.
Allen Lastinger, a laureate donor, has
given to several colleges at UF. He is a
former president of Barnett Bank.
"We couldn't think of a better way to
invest in the future than to invest in the
programs we have seen in the University
of Florida," he said. "If you can't leave
something behind after you're gone, why
were you here?"
On stage, after a dinner of steak and
pesto-encrusted tilapia, UF President
Bernie Machen extolled UF's recent
He expressed high hopes for the
new Gator Nation marketing campaign,
Andy Apicella /
Mary Moo dis-
plays her dunk-
ing skills after
drinking a glass
of milk during
the Gators bas-
night in the
describing the "synergy" of a national
network of UF alumni and fans.
"I've been stopped in Washington
airport, San Francisco airport... by people
saying 'Go Gators,'" he said, referring to
the university's new, much-hyped com-
He also told of Shands at UF's new
cancer-killing proton beam, to be pow-
ered up this summer.
Machen said state funding can only
provide a baseline.
"The truly great support that we'll get
will be from our alumni and friends,"
Some of the contributions made were
the end results of the work of UF's Office
for Development and Alumni Affairs.
Each college has between one and
three development officers who target
potential donors for their schools.
The university has a sophis-
ticated database to track alumni.
Development officers contact those
alumni from their respective colleges
who have become exceptionally wealthy.
Development officers call these alumni
Then begins the wooing, or "cultiva-
tion," process. A development officer
will spend time with a prospect say,
in the president's box at a Gators football
When the moment feels right, the de-
velopment officer will hand the prospect
a proposal for a major gift a donation
of more than $100,000.
At the reception, a Baptist convention
was meeting in the ballroom next door,
and hymnals sounded through the ad-
joining wall during Machen's speech
"I will not take an offering," Machen
Renters want stricter code enforcement for late, noisy student neighbors
RENTALS, from page 1
me," Gentry said.
Gentry brought photographs of
her neighbors' code offenses circled
with a red marker, including pic-
tures of five vehicles parked in front
of the house, muddy tire tracks in
the yard and a nighttime bonfire.
The Gainesville Code of
Ordinances restricts noise, prohibits
parking on front lawns and only al-
lows three or fewer unrelated people
to live in a house in areas zoned as
. Residents first receive a warning
from Gainesville Police. If problems
continue in the same 90-day period,
a $125 citation is issued. The third
offense is a $250 citation, and the
fourth is a mandatory court appear-
ance, city code enforcement officer
Michael Wohl said.
Commissioner Ed Braddy said
he would like to raise fines and put
the money toward enforcement.
However, University Park
Neighborhood Association member
Joe Schmidt said the problem should
be resolved without police.
"We're paying.police profession-
als to baby-sit rich kids," Schmidt
City Attorney Marion Radson
said the complaints of noise, trash
and parties are only the symptoms
of a larger problem.
"The problem is that the
University of Florida continues to
grow. There is no new campus hous-
ing," Radson said. "So what is the
result? There are more rental houses
in our neighborhoods."
Commissioners said they would
like to work with UF and SFCC to
Chestnut said he especially
liked a suggestion from city staff to
"strongly urge UF and Santa Fe to
issue penalties to students based on
The committees also considered
raising landlord permit costs, hav-
ing letters written to landlords after
a renter is warned by police and ex-
tending the 90-day warning period
to 180 days so those who violate
codes are more likely to receive fines
instead of warnings.
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006 I ALLIGATOR, 5
Benefits need pledge
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
In order to receive health benefits
-for their partners, some UF employ-
ees have to sign a document pledg-
ing they are in a sexual relationship.
Created to cover partners of gay
and lesbian employees, the pro-
gram requires an affidavit declaring
they "have been in a non-platonic
relationship for the preceding 12
months," in addition to 14 other
"There's something about
asking people about their
Some at Thursday's Faculty
Senate meeting thought this was an
unnecessary invasion of privacy.
"I thought it was kind of odd,"
Faculty Sen. Marylou Behnke said.
"How will they enforce it?"
The issue arose after Kyle
Cavanaugh, UF's vice president
for human resources, updated the
Senate on the program enrollment.
In December, the UF Board of
Trustees extended health insurance
to gay and lesbian partners of UF
employees. The enrollment period
lasts from Jan. 9 to Jan. 31. The ben-
efits go into effect Feb. 1.
Behnke asked' Cavanaugh if he
would police this regulation. He
responded, "Not personally."
"There's something about asking
people about their sexual life," said
Behnke, who represents the depart-
ment of pediatrics.
More than 100 employees have
attended information sessions about
thebenefits, Cavanaugh said. About
five to 10 employees have signed up
for partner benefits so far.
"We've been pleasantly surprised
by the level of interest," Cavanaugh
Defining the relationship as non-
platonic helps human resources.
weed out employees who might be
seeking coverage for a roommate
or family member, Cavanaugh
said. The affidavit, including the
non-platonic clause, is standard for
companies that offer benefits for the
partners of their gay and lesbian
Shands HealthCare has a similar
clause in their affidavit for partner
Other employees have ques-
tioned the non-platonic relationship
requirement as well, Cavanaugh
said. Human Resources will recon-
sider the language, but Cavanaugh
said he doubted it would be changed
before the end of the month.
UF student dies in car crash
* RADHIKA GAUR WAS IN UF'S CHOIR.
By NICK PATRICK
Alligator Contributing Writer
A UF student was killed Sunday when her
car spun out of control on her way home to
Radhika Gaur, 20, was driving on Interstate
10, about 20 miles northeast of Lake City, when
she lost control and was thrown from the car, ac-
cording to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
Witnesses said Gaur's car suddenly spun
into another lane and onto the shoulder. The car
then ricocheted off a large tree into several oth-.
ers and caught fire, according to the report.
Paramedics pronounced Gaur dead 30 min-
utes after the accident, according to the report.
Gaur was active in several groups on cam-
pus, including the Women's Chorale, UF's
"The sparkle of her personality really con-
tributed to the group," choir conductor Ronald
Gaur was active in the choir for two years,
and her liveliness enabled her to stand out in the
group of more than 80, he said.
"When she walked in the room, the lights
came on," Burrichter said.
Afuneral willbe held for Gaur today at 1p.m.
at the George H. Hewell and Son Funeral Home,
4140 University Blvd. South, in Jacksonville.
Assistant treasurers question their positions
COSIM I, from page 1
resignation and subsequent rein-
"I found out all the news about
her resignation and then the re-
nomination from the Alligator,"
Ho said, adding that Cosimi never
responded to his e-mails or calls.
He speculated that Cosimi did
not inform her deputies of the res-
ignation beforehand because she
does not take the assistant treasurer
Ho said he has been doing his
job since Cosimi appointed him
last Summer, but he was unsure
whether other assistant treasurers
have been doing theirs.
During a meeting with him last
Student told him sev-
Goernment eral assistant
yet to begin any work, Ho said.
Cosimi said that was because
about half of her assistants had yet
to undergo financial training.
Assistant Treasurer Freya Birdie,
who was one of Cosimi's nomina-
tions to the treasurer post following
her temporary resignation, said
during Tuesday's Senate meeting
that she felt Cosimi could have
better specified the role of assistant
"She's kind of kept it as 'Take
your role and make it what you
will,'" Birdie said in a Thursday
Former Student Body Treasurer
Dennis Ngin, who chose not to se-
lect any assistants during his tenure
last year, said he feels assistant trea-
surers do not perform any crucial
"I don't see why you would
need an assistant treasurer if orga-
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job anyway," Ngin said.
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It's been a wild and crazy week at the Alligator. Between cov-
ering all the protesting outside, the CLO residents getting
hassled and a certain SG official un-resigning, we've had
barely enough time to eat and sleep.
But now it's the end of the week and we couldn't be happier.
Now we just have to sit back, relax and pick this week's winners
and losers in a game we like to call...
Darts and Laurels
We begin by bestowing a thanks-for-the-quote-of-the-week
LAUREL to UF student Elana Levin.
Last Saturday, Levin was standing on a sidewalk downtown,
eating some dinner.
According to the arrest report, when officer James Hinson
asked her to move, she replied: "[Expletive] you. I'm eating my
She then proceeded to slap a police horse in the face.
We're not sure about her tactics, but it's about time some-
body taught those equine invaders a lesson.
How many times have we opened our front door only to
find a steaming hot pile of horse muck on our doorstep?
We've had just about enough of that.
On the topic of horse muck, we turn our attention to
Tuesday's Student Senate meeting. Cosimi's announcement
pretty much drowned out everything else going on that eve-
ning. But to catch you up, we'll toss an if-it's-not-your-money-
then-shut-up-about-it DART to UF student Christine Miller.
Miller, a resident adviser in Mallory Hall, spoke out against
UF's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs depart-
ment. She claimed that because the office supported homosexu-
ality, her tax dollars shouldn't be going to support it.
Unfortunately, the office isn't funded by the state at all, but
by private donations to the university.
Maybe she didn't get the memo.
We continue by throwing a what-in-the-hell-were-you-
thinking DART to Farris Hassan, a 16-year-old Florida high
Last December, instead of staying home for the holidays,
Hassan made an unannounced, unaccompanied trip to
Although he knows no Arabic, Hassan expected to blend
in with the Iraqi population because of his Middle Eastern
When he stumbled into the Associated Press office in
Baghdad, he admitted he hadn't even told his parents about
The AP notified the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, and Hassan was
escorted home by the 101st Airborne Division.
He put himself in danger and wasted U.S. war resources.
Our military probably has better things to do than rein in a
But, then again, we like his style. Anybody willing to put his
life on the line to find out what's really going on in Iraq deserves
So we bestow a maybe-it-was-reckless-but-at-least-you'll-
have-a-career-in-journalism LAUREL to Hassan.
After he gave the country headlines like "Farris Hassan's
month off," we couldn't stay mad for long.
Finally, we deliver an it's-about-time-that-we-had-the-right-
to-die-with-dignity LAUREL to the U.S. Supreme Court. 'This
week, the court ruled 6-3 to support an Oregon law that allowed
physicians to help patients end their lives.
We can't understand why the government would ever think
it had the moral authority to force citizens to continue living
when they no longer desire to.
When people want to end their lives, we're pretty sure
they'll find some way to do it.
And physician-assisted suicide sure beats the alternatives.
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Murders should have been prevented
he murder of Amber Peck and John Parker earlier
this month was not only an incredible tragedy, but
also an example of a breakdown in the justice sys-
The breakdown isn't related to the fact that the weapon
used in this murder was an assault rifle; the crime would
have happened even if guns were outlawed.
The breakdown was that these murders were allowed
to occur at all.
Asking that the legal system prevent all murders is
both unreasonable and impossible.
However, preventing someone with such a violent past
from committing further crime is not.
This is the very reason our nation has exorbitantly
expensive prisons. We detain criminals and remove them
from society so they may not continue to harm others.
Usually, this system works reasonably well.
Increasing the severity and frequency of crimes leads to
Yet Leo Boatman, an individual who has been in trouble
with the law since he was 11, had no such punishment.
Having committed arson, assault and a variety of other
violent and malicious crimes, he should've been marked
as a bad-egg long ago.
Instead, because he was under the age of 18, he was
sentenced lightly, with nothing but slaps on the wrist.
Being a minor allowed him to continue committing crimes
without definitive punishment from the courts.
He had only been out of juvenile detention for four and
a half months when he killed Peck and Parker. It is as if the
legal system was merely waiting for the other shoe to drop
once Boatman was an adult.
Just like turning 21 magically entitles you to constime
alcohol legally, being under the age
of 18 allows many individuals to
get away with crimes. Too light a
punishment won't prevent future
From a very basic standpoint, lighter sentences for
juveniles make sense. While having a sense of right and
wrong, many juveniles don't yet respect the law. Children
lack a true grasp of the consequences of their actions.
Lighter sentencing allows many juveniles a second
chance to get back on their feet. Pointless crimes like shop-
lifting and drug possession shouldn't ruin an individual's
But lesser sentences begin to lose their appropriate-
ness when applied to violent crime. Crimes like the ones
Boatman committed show a serious lack of compassion
and respect for the rights of others.
Individuals like Boatman should be flagged as crimi-
nally violent individuals at the first sign of such behavior.
It is with juvenile criminals like these that the sys-
tem needs some refining. If the system had prescribed a
harsher punishment for Boatman earlier on in his criminal
career, then perhaps the murder of two innocent people
could have been averted.
Of course, it would be best if the legal system was
geared toward the true rehabilitation of criminals.
But as the system operates currently, a man like
Boatman should have been in jail on Jan. 3.
Through either more intuitive juvenile sentencing or
scalable sentencing based on age, we must address the
growing trend toward violent juvenile crime.
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on: Should physi- Thursday's question: Should
suicide be legal? Lindsay Cosimi have retaken her
position as SG Treasurer?
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Boyles implicated in Cosimi scandal
Why are people surprised at Joe Goldberg's
political machinations? The Gator Party's
reappointment of Cosimi shows they hold
the rules in the same high regard as their cam-
But let's ignore the Gator Party's betrayal
and look at the main enabler and likely estab-
lishment candidate for President.
I am looking at Senate President John
At best his silence means he is an enabler
and at worst it shows he wallows in the same
slimy filth as the rest of the Gator Party. He
knew what was afoot; if he didn't then, he
should have loudly protested.
Boyles should know that it will take more
than a party name change to free him from this
When he runs for Student Body president
he can call himself Gator or Engage Party, but
it will not wipe the slate ocean. John, why did
you let them betray us?
Alito's group membership irrelevant
I would like to thank both the editors of
the Alligator and Jake Ramsey for restating
the Democratic talking points concerning
Sam Alito in yesterday's guest column titled
"Alito crippled by dubious affiliation." Alito's
30-year association with the mostly irrelevant
organization seems to speak louder than a
career of outstanding judicial performance to
some, not everyone.
In addition, as if his spotless integrity eval-
uation didn't speak loud enough, his name
fails to appear in any of the organization's
literature or bulletins.
It is interesting to note that another promi-
nent public figure, Ted Kennedy, seems to have
been much more active in an equally bigoted
organization at his alma mater, Harvard..
It seems his organization, nicknamed the
Owls, was expelled from Harvard in the 1980s -
under the auspices of anti-discrimination
Kennedy has donated money to the Owl
Club and, until recently, continued to be an
While Kennedy is not the official being con-
firmed, it seems this detail has failed to surface
with any meaning in the mainstream media.
Finally, assessing the career of a judicial
candidate is a far more comprehensive process
than offering one anecdotal ruling removed
from its context.
It seems the only thing dubious in this case
is Alito's connection with the CAP.
Cosimi still best candidate for position
The Alligator is beginning their tirade to
call for Lindsay Cosimi's resignation.
Cosimi let her grades slip as she got more
involved with her service and extracurricu-
She hasn't fouled up the budget or ac-
cepted anything from Jack Abramoff, as far
as I can tell.
The Alligator's points are on mark in that
Cosimi is probably just as guilty of playing
politics as they are.
But in the end, these terms last a year and
she isn't getting paid anything dose to what I
did waiting tables at Perkins.
My assumption is that the Alligator sees
the big boys at The Washington Post pinpoint-
ing government corruption and underhand-
edness asking for resignations and they
want to do it too.
The best interest of students would be to
leave in office the person that already has the
necessary experience and a mandate with as
little bureaucracy and red tape as possible.
It's sad that the Alligator, only months ago,
questioned black and white policy in their ve-
hement defense of the treasurer they endorsed
in the last election, yet immediately question
the current treasurer in a similar predicament.
Michael S. Belle
Students need accountability from SG
As I write and plan follow-up novels to
*Reunion at University Avenue," I've occa-
sionally kept up with Student Government at
UF, and I've reached a conclusion.
There is more drama and intrigue in the
everyday SG experience than you can find in
We have a treasurer who appears to be in-
eligible for her job. She then gets re-elected by
a Gator Party-dominated Senate the major-
ity of which did their best to get her elected in
the first place.
And we see a Senate president, interested
in engaging in his own presidential bid, liter-
ally telling senators he wasn't going to stop a
process that may or may not have broken SG
Next election, students should hold both
parties accountable. They should demand to
know why their student leaders, including
John Boyles and Jared Hernandez, did noth-
ing to uphold the rules they swore to protect
Senators are the proxies of the campus
When it comes to following the rules, the
least they can do is act the way the campus
would expect them to.
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Professor remembered for helping college grow
* BIOCHEMIST MELVIN FRIED DIED
MONDAY AFTER 37 YEARS AT UF.
By MARIA LAVERGHETTA
Alligator Contributing Writer
He started college in 1940 at 16.
He received his Yale doctorate in 1952
He joined the original faculty of the UF
College of Medicine in 1956.
But Melvin Fried died Monday, known
to friends as simply a normal guy.
"He was very loyal to Gainesville and
the College of Medicine a great Gator,"
said Tom Harris, associate dean in the
College of Medicine.
Fried, a biochemistry professor at UF
for 37 years, died Monday after a life of
teaching, mentoring and contributing to
the Gainesville community.
"When you love your profession, I think
you work very hard to make it a viable
institution," said Charles Allen, professor
emeritus of biochemistry and molecular
biology. "If he hadn't made the effort, the
department may have not been able to
grow as fast as it had."
Many credit Fried with the growth and
success of the biochemistry department at
UF, but that was only one of his passions.
"He loved to scuba dive," said Daniel
Purich, professor of biochemistry and mo-
lecular biology. "He had many interests. He
was greatly interested in medical student
education, wildlife and city planning."
Purich, who knew Fried for 22 years,
appreciated Fried's sense of humor, which
he said "could knock you over," and his
"remarkable" background as a biochemist.
Prior to his career at UF, Fried worked un-
der three Nobel Laureates: Lord Alexander
Todd, the 1957 recipient for chemistry, and
Carl and Gerty Cori, the 1947 recipients for
medicine, Purich said.
Fried served in the army during World
War II and soon after joined the faculty at
UF. When Fried started at UF, only three to
four faculty members staffed
Local the biochemistry department.
News Today more than 20 teach-
ers, along with the students
and technicians who work in the lab, scur-
ry about and continue building his legacy,
While biochemistry and the growing
department dominated his interests, he still
found time to pursue outside interests such
as urban planning, which caught his eye
after living in Gainesville.
"Developers just wanted to move in and
develop," Purich said. "He didn't want de-
velopers to simply grind up Gainesville."
In addition to urban planning, he devel-
oped a spoken and written fluency in both
Although he retired in 1993, the cur-
rent biochemistry staff still knew his face
through his weekly trips to the biochemis-
try division, Purich said.
"I just think he is a very fine person,"
Purich said. "Even though he's been re-
tired... he kept such a close relationship
with all the people in the department."
Although he kept close ties to his fellow
friends and colleagues, his death came as
a shock. Purich said Fried was a man who
didn't want others to worry about him,
explaining why he was very private about
Hiding his illness was a testament to his
character, Purich said.
"He was much more interested in learn-
ing about others how they were doing
and how he could help them," he said.
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Dance Marathon caps off festive four days with food
By DONNA MITRANI
Alligator Contributing Writer
In exactly 71 days, the Stephen
C. O'Connell Center will be filled
with more than 650 students who
will voluntarily be on their feet and
awake for 32 consecutive hours.
Today marks the last day of a
week filled with festivities to pro-
mote registration for the 12th an-
nual Dance Marathon at UF Dance
Marathon 2006 is a 32-hour event
benefiting the Children's Miracle
Network at Shands Children's
Hospital at UF Last year the event
raised more than $319,000.
D-M-U-F Week ends today
after a week of roller skating, cof-
fee and food. Emily Kiser, public
relations chairwoman for the Dance
Marathon Overall Team, said this
year may have the highest registra-
tion yet. She expects about 700 stu-
dents will register for the event.
Matt Katz, a 20-year-old geog-
raphy junior, participated in Dance
Marathon 2004 and said it was a
He said between the constant
entertainment and the presence of
children affected by the Children's
Miracle Network, the event was
nothing like what he expected.
"The only problem I had wasn't
the sleeping it was my feet," said
Katz, who is considering participat-
ing this year.
Despite Spring fraternity rush,
basketball games and other campus
activities, Kiser, 20, said turnout this
week has been good.
D-M-U-F Week ends today with
"Family, Fun and Food Night"
at Joe's Deli, 1515 SW 13th St.
Twenty-five percent of each of the
restaurant's transactions today will
go toward Dance Marathon 2006.
Registration applications and
a $35 fee are due Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.,
but students can raise funds up
"The only problem I had
wasn't the sleeping it
was my feet."
until the April 1-2 event, Kiser said.
Applications can be submitted
online or in the Student Activities
Center in the Reitz Union, Room
This year more non-Greek-affili-
ated groups have registered for the
event as a result of a recruitment
team visiting groups around cam-
pus a few times a week, Kiser said.
This week also focused on
reaching out to the Gainesville com-
munity, Kiser said. While Dance
Marathon 2006 is a UF event, Kiser
said she wanted to make sure the
Gainesville community felt a part of
the festivities as well.
Kiser said local Dance Marathon
2006 supporters have been more
than willing to help out. In addition
to Joe's Deli, Deja Brew and Skate
Station Funworks were willing to
assist with festivities this week.
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Students and alumni looking for
job opportunities, internships or just
interview experience can find it all at
the Career Showcase, Jan. 24 and 25
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stephen C.
The event, sponsored by the Career
Resource Center, will host more than 200
companies looking to hire UF students
and alumni for a myriad of positions.
The format, though, the same as last
fall's Showcase, is somewhat different
from previous years'.
The first day is dedicated to students
looking for technical positions and the
second day for non-technical positions.
With a widely diverse group of em-
ployers from government organizations
to non-profit groups to, international
employers, students of all majors and
interests should come see what the
Showcase has to offer.
Those who wish to attend Career
Showcase do not need to sign up or
apply, but there are some things that
should be done as preparation to make
the Showcase experience a successful
and meaningful one.
Students and alumni attending
Showcase are encouraged to create a
Gator CareerLink account, which is a
way to keep up with companies visiting
UF and set up future interviews after the
Attendees should also review the list
of companies that will be at Showcase
and do some research on the ones that
Knowledge about a company is a
great asset to have before sitting and
talking with recruiters at the Showcase.
The full list of companies attend-
ing Career Showcase as well as their
contact information can be found at
Showcase is not only for older stu-
dents looking for jobs. Younger students
can gain valuable one-on-one experi-
ence talking with employers.
Students looking for internships
should also check out Showcase as more
than half of the employers that will be
present are looking for people to fill in-
ternships and co-ops.
One of the most important aspects of
interviewing is having a good resume,
and students and alumni attending
Career Showcase should bring several
copies of their resume, each one being
focused on the particular company they
plan to visit.
Pre-Shawc ase Events
Extreme Resume Makeover-- Tuesday, Jan. 17 through Friday, Jan 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p m.
staff helps to critique resumes and cover letters
no appointment necessary, but students should come in early because slots fill up quickly
Employers critique resumes and cover letters Monday, Jan. 23 and Tuesday, Jan 24
register w/ Gator CareerLink through CRC Web site for this
Career Showcase Tuesday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the O'Connell Center from 9 a.m to 3 p m
Resume Critiques after Showcase- weekdays from 9 a.m to 12 p.m and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
no appointment necessary
For more info about Career Showcase contact Krislin Aluire and Career Fair Staff at 352-392-1601 ext 219
The CRC Web site also offers pointers and examples: www.crc. ufl.edu
Those who are uncomfortable with
their current resume need not worry.
The Career Resource Center is host-
ing Extreme Resume Makeover from
Jan. 17-20 from-10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There is no appointment needed.
Students only need to bring a copy of
their resume to the CRC, where they
will receive immediate feedback.
They are -encouraged to make the
suggested changes and come back for a
There are also opportunities for
students who want to volunteer at
Commitments can be as low as a
couple hours but can result in added
employer interaction as well as some-
thing valuable for the resume.
Nearly half of the employers that will
be at Showcase are UF alumni, so stu-
dents and graduates will already have a
foot in the door.
For more information on Career Showcase
including more tips for success, frequently
asked questions and other general informa-
tion, visit www.crc.ufl.edu/showcase or call
(352) 392-1601 ext. 219.
10, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006
Career Shawcase Guide Spring ZQU6
Tips to remember for success with potential employers
By Megan Davis
The chance to sell yourself as a prime
job candidate to about 300 employers is
just around the corner, and the odds are
in your favor.
"The economy is really, really good right
now, and there's lots of jobs," said Farouk
Dey, the associate director for career de-
velopment at the Career Resource Center.
To help ensure your success at the 2006
Career Showcase, here are some tips.
The resume should one concise page
highlighting your education, skills, rel-
evant coursework and experience is typi-
cally preferred, Dey said.
He recommends using 10- to 12-point
font, such as Times New Roman. Also list
your GPA, especially if it is above 3.0.
"If a GPA is not included, the employers
become very suspicious and want to know
what you're trying to hide," Dey said.
List references on a separate page in
case employers request them, said Nadene
Francis, the assistant director for CRC
THE COVER LETTER
"Treat the cover letter as dn extension to
your resume, not repeating the information
on the resume," Dey said.
He suggests telling the employer what
you want and why you are qualified in
three or four simple, formally written
Get to the point quickly, but grab the
employer's attention, too. Employers read
hundreds of cover letters from UF alone.
"You want something to stand out,"
"Everything is about explaining to the
employer why you're a good fit for the
company, not just why you're an awesome
person," Francis said.
To sign up for interviews, register with
Gator CareerLink, the online interview
Then research the company and prac-
tice possible answers in front of a mirror,
Dey recommends confident and concise
answers. When discussing your skills, in-
clude specific examples or experiences.
"That's the biggest problem studelits
have; they don't mention past examples,"
Wear close-toed shoes, go light on the
cologne or perfume and dress profession-
"If you're considering between the pink
suit or a light blue suit or black, go with
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Diversity workshop provides interaction with employers
By Nick Patrick nizations under the same roof. student body of UF. For free help with resumes, stu-
It will be held from 3:30 to 4:50 p.m Students of all racial, cultural and dents can visit Extreme Resume
on Jan. 24 following the conclusion of academic backgrounds are encour- Makeover from January 17-20 at the
Students, would you like to create the first day of Career Showcase in aged to attend the event. Career Resource Center. Students
valuable relationships with potential the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. The employers attending will also will be able to receive immediate
employers? Diversity in the workplace has be available at Career Showcase, but feedback on perfecting their resume.
Diversity Connections, held by the become a major goal for many com- the setting at Diversity Connections No appointment is necessary.
Career Resource Center, will offer the panies, and Diversity Connections al- will be more casual, allowing students A good resume could be extremely
rare opportunity to network with nu- lows for employers to spend time get- and employers to interact on an infor- useful when meeting employers at
merous companies and student orga- ting to know members of the diverse mal level. Diversity Connections.
Students will be able to share their Student Organizations that wish
pN IIacademic experiences, learn about to table the event need to register on
ii the various companies and create re- the Diversity Connections Web site,
lationships with employers that could found by going to www.crc.ufl.edu/
prove invaluable in the future. showcase and clicking on Diversity
A wide spectrum of student orga- Connections.
nizations will be tabling at the event, The dress for the event is business
providing information for students casual.
and employers. Attend this year's Diversity
This will allow for students to learn Connections; and take a big step in
about various organizations as well as making the most of your college years,
see how extracurricular involvement your career and your future.
you caee an you fuue
can increase tneir chances for success
Diversity Connections will have
free food, music- and prizes, so stu-
dents can look forward to a fun expe-
rience as well as a rewarding one.
Students who attend the event are
encouraged to bring a copy of their
current resume, but it is not a re-
For more information about
Diversity. Connections, visit its Web
site or contact Anide Harrigan, assis-
tant director for Career Development
and Diversity Program at (352) 392-
160.1 ext. 217 or by e-mail at AnideHa
Employers look for well-rounded applicants with experience
By Megan Davis
Walking blindly into that
first interview is not the best
way to get hired.
The key to getting a job
and keeping it is pleasing the
employers, so students should
know what they are looking for
ahead of time.
"We are most concerned
with what's inside a person's
head and what kind of talent
they can bring to the store in-
novation," said Josh Bryant,
the" Baton Rouge recruiting
coordinator for ExxonMobil
Relevant experience and a
GPA of at least a 3.0 are impor-
tant, as well as interest in the
company, he said.
A simple, structured resume
free of "fluff' is advised.
"Engineers' minds want just
data," Bryant said. "They don't
care about anything else."
However, he said the inter-
view is most important in ob-'
training a job, and preparation
"Know something beyond
the fact that we are No. 1 on
Fortune 500's profits list,"
He also suggested asking
questions and maintaining a
reasonable degree of eye con-
ExxonMobil is not the only
company that decides a candi-
date's appeal largely from the
Brad Taylor, the group
campus recruiter for Target
in Orlando, said the inter-
view gives him an idea of a
candidate's presence with oth-
ers and ability to communicate
"We look for very enthusias-
tic and energetic individuals,"
But leadership is most im-
"We are always looking for
leaders who can motivate and
inspire individuals," Taylor
However, candidates should
also have related experience
and involvement in campus
As for what not to do, Taylor
advised against missing an in-
terview without notifying the
Bryant said to rehearse an-
swers prior to an interview and
"dress like you want to obtain
"Do not chew chewing gum is
No. 1," he said.
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*W For Rent
It's not too late!
Escape the dorms this spring!
*Close to UF!*Lease for SPRING*377-2777
Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
Private Bed/Bath, in 3/3Apt.
$489 for all utilities, furn, & internet
Why Live In The Dorms?
Furnished Roommate Matching
Includes Utiliites Cable amenities
Don't Miss Out! 372-8100
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.
Raising the standard of luxury to an
4/4's from $455 5091
More amenities than you can dream of
FREE: internet, cable, w/d, pc lab, gym
3 buses/RM match! Call 352-271-3131
Walk to SFCC
Roll out of bed and
$439 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
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
GAINESVILLE PLACE Must leave town.
Spacious, clean, 1br/lba in 4br/ba. spring
and summer. inci cable, net, utils, wshr/dryr.
$465 mo. (will give $500 at signing) 813-695-
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 furnished 3BR/3BA condo
* Private owner 904-269-4715 6 $450 per
BR/BA@Across from UF campus at Campus
View Condos. Immediate availability. 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/39thAve 813-361-7202 1-20-9-1
One room- in 4BR/4BA Countryside
Apartments. on bus route, W/D, util, cable,
internet included. $425/mo for female non-
smoker. Call 352-275-6504 1-23-10-1
Female roommate wanted. Cozy, warm
& artistic house in the duckpond. Share
w/professional artist. Beautiful/private liv-
ing. Call 377-1005. Available immediately.
****LA MANCHA APARTMENTS ***
Enjoy all inclusive individual leases $350.
Within walking distance to UF. Fully fum.
***UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST***
Fully furnished 4BR/4BA. Swimming pool
Individual leases $350
Call 278-9347 www.bogartproperties.com.
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.
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-
U For Rent
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual Bedroom Leases
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Comfortable, spacious, fully furnished,
STUDIO. Private access. Close to UF. $500/
mo includes all utilities. Call 352-283-6820
* Large-Private 3BED, 3BATH
* FURNISHED, NEW WASHER/DRYER
* WALK TO MALL, BIKE TO CAMPUS
* CLOSE TO CAMPUS, BUT HAVE SPACE
* GATED ENTRY. CALL 772-713-1614 1-
$400/MO utils. incl. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit.
Great roommate. Close to UF.
Call 352-338-8241 2-1-10-1
*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
ACROSS FROM UF
2/2,W/D, D/W, Alarm.
Private Baths and Balconies.
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
S For Rent
S unfurnished .
Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $489
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come Seel 372-7111*
1,2 & 3 BR's! HUGE Floorplans!
Water/sewer included! Pets OK
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
*SUN BAY APTSO
*Some furnished availO
**Walk or Bike to Campus 0*
1-1 $460/moO*2-1 $520/mo
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!
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
G For Rent
There's no place like home!
Make us yours!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
*Close to UF!*Lease for SPRING*377-2777
***Beautiful and New**
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
1.1 from $480.00 2.1 $530.00
.$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW16th Ave phone # 376-6720
4/4 Townhome at UF
W/D, D/W, balconies.
Pets Ok. 3 blocks to UF.
From $550 Per BR suite.
Open Weekends 371-0769
1 and 2 BRs from $689
W/D avail, central Air.
Pets ok. Walk to UF.
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
LIVE STUDY PLAY
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3BR/3BA Townhomes
Free Cable w/ HBO/Sho, Tan, 24 hr gym,
Aerobics, W/D, Gated, Pet Friendly, Alarms
*The Laurels, 335-4455*
NOW LEASING FOR JANUARY
1 br for $609 or 3br/2ba for $880
Great location Spacious Incl some utils
Alarms, park FREE @ UF, Pets welcome
HUGE 2BR/2BA & 3BR/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
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1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
-'- For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale .15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found
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not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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B For Rent
**1BR &2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 0* $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats ** $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $725/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0* $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless intemet
$450 deposit 0 376-2507
Its Never Too Early To Sign!
Preleasing Huge 2 & 3 Beds
-Cable W/D Pool Gym Pets Ok
Reserve for fall! 372-8100
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR* Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 4-26-72-2
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26=72-2
*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 412.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
Going, Going, GONEII
2BR/1 BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW4th St. Over 20 housesalso avail.
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
One mile to campus & Shands 2BR/1.5BA
Avail. Aug. 1st Wood floors, W/D, DW, clean,
no pets, sm, 1038 SW 6th Dr. $600/mo
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 Shands/VA. $875. Call
Kathy 215-1728, Lisa 372-9000 1-20-17-2
*CONDOS 3BR/3BA furn, pool; tennis, bus
re, 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.
CLASSIC REMODELED OLD HOUSE
3/1 + Bonus room, new kitchen, bath, hard-
wood floors. Student Ghetto. Close to UF.
$795 lease. 371-9409 1-25-12-2
Avail Feb. 1st Renovated 4BR/3BA house
2blks from UF. $1250/mo. W/D new appli-
ances & sun room 1410 NW 7th RD. 352-
3 rooms for rent. Short term/spring semester
leases. $250/Mo plus part utilities. Contact
Jen 407-947-9748 1-30-15-2
LET US PAY YOUR BILLS UNTIL FEB 1ST
Large 1 and 2 bedrooms. Free water, sewer,
pest control. Open Saturdays. Ventura Apts.
1902 SW 42nd Way 352-376-5065 2-6-
I For Rent
2BR/1.5BA apt. Recently remodeled. Mill
Run Subdivision. Community pool available.
W/D hook ups. $675/MO Call 352-376-7801
Two BRs each w/private. BA in quiet 3 BR
house overlooking pond. Grad/professional.
students 2 blocks to law school/10 mins to
campus (NW 24 Street) $330/mo lease thru
July, Contact Ani (email@example.com) or
Dave (firstname.lastname@example.org) 1-23-10-2
LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Bivens Arm Condo. Huge 2BR/2BA.
Lrg den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood floors,
pool incl. $1200/mo 321-231-1505 1-31-
Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling fum/unfurn Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2
2BR/1BA Apt. New carpet, just renovated,
W/D hk. ups, near campus, bus route. $650/
mo. Avail. immediately. Short term leases.
352-745-0989 Broker 1-24-10-2
Near Law School 3-1, 1-1 1st & last. Pref.
grad std. No pets, W/D hook up, dish, wd
firs., cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call Tom
>8PM orwkd 954-529-4031 1-24-10-2
Newest Countryside condo, 4BR/4BA. Avail
fall. Sec. sys., scr porch, common area furn,
W/D, hi spd inet, all utils pd. $400/mo Entire
unit avail. $50 off first month's rent if lease is
signed in Jan. 904-509-8074 904-571-0860
HUGE 1,2 & 3BRs
FREE Tanning* Gym* Courts
Perfect for Pets"372-0400
Only 1.5Mi to UF
Huge Luxury w/Garage *
2BR flats & 3BR Townhomes
Huge floorplans from $400/br
FREE tanning*comp lab*
Only 1.5 mi to UF "372-0400
******** WALK TO UF********
2BR/1BA in older brick house behind Leo
706. Large living room area. Pets arranged.
Some utilities included $580/mo. Call Greg
ROCKWOOD 2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE w/
loft. Gated courtyard, close to UF. End unit..
W/D incl. Scrreened back porch. $900/mo.
Flex lease. 407-701-2995. 1-25-10-2
3BR HOUSE. 2 car garage, W/D, fenced, 15
min to Shands & UF. Call Ashley 305-323-
9742. $900/mo. Northwood Pines 6413 NW
30th Terr. 2-8-20-2
2 Rooms For Rent, close to UF, $350/month
plus utilities, 4BR/2BA, Fenced yard, hard-
wood floors, with garage. 1206 NW 36th
Street, GVL. Call 352-495-9085 2-9-20-2
Newly Remodeled at UF
1 and 2 BR's from $599
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Wood Floors avail.
Leasing for Fall 371-7777
Affordable at UF
2BR's from $599
Central Air, Laundry.
On site, Pets ok.
Reserve for Fall 371-0769
*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA fancy loft
w/costly laminate floor, wood pattern. Good
neighborhood. $620-$630 *Nice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
1 U For Rent 1
) ^ unfurnished
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
****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 Bk. to UF
3BR/1BA. 1227 SW 4th Ave. Fresh Paint,
Newly refinished wood firs., spotless, CH/
AC, extras $1160/mo. Call 352-331-0590,
514-5060 cell. 1-27-20-2
Monticello 3BR/2.5BA. 4942 NW 1st Place.
$1300/mo. Club house, pool, bus line. Avail.
Jan to Aug. Call Eric @ 538-1133 or 373-
Cricket Club Condo. 4BR/2.5 BA 1965 sq. ft.
All amenities, pool, ball, playground, tennis:
Completely refurbished. Dec '05. Near UF,
Shands, shopping. $ 1500/mo. Call 352-333-
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
CHEAP RENT! 2BR 1.5BA
Townhouse, dishwasher, w/d hookups,
$475/rent, 5320-A NW 20th Court
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CLOSE TO UF, SHANDS & VET SCHOOL!
2BR 1.5 BATH, ceramic tile, w/d hookups,
$575/rent, 3925-A SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO UFI Cute 2BR 2BA
House close to downtown, wood
Floors, updated kitchen & baths,
Washer/dryer, 2 screen porches,
$900/rent, 216 NW 14th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 392-9525
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 2-28-31-2
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood, close to Shands, UF
& library. $350/mo per room,. Pets ok. Call
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. two
2BR & 2BR + study $789/mo & 1BR $470/mo
incl utils. 1st, last, sec. No dogs please 378-
HOUSE FOR RENT
'Bike to UF. 3/1, AC and heat, fireplace, new
kitchen. Large fenced yard, dog ok. Call 395-
CLOSE IN LOTS OF GREEN SPACE
2BR home $650/mo. Call 352-378-9220 or
TRENTON 3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE
Clean. No pets. $550/mo. 1st, last, security.
Gator Place 2br/1ba condo, newly renovat-
ed, d/w, hkups, near ShandsNet School/bus
lines edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
Victoria Apartments vintage ibr/lba down-.
town, Ig rooms, wood floors, walk or bike to
UF, $525 edbaurmanagement.com 375-
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,2006 E ALLIGATOR, 13
Il For Rent
SW Lg 1br, lba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
NW 2,3,4 brs, houses from $700 Mo,
Call us, we'll find your New Home.
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 4-26-
*711 NW 8th St.*
2/1 close to UF/Downtown. New interior,
clawfoot tub, $625/mo. Drive byl Call 215-
Great 3 BR home next to UF. Wood floors,
screened porch, cent H/AC, 104 NW 7th
Terr. $1200/mo. Will discount to Aug. Call
A A ** ACheap A *** *
1 BR Apts. Near UF & downtown. Starting @
$395/mo. Avail. Now. Others Available. Call
Apartment Bargain Shoppers.
Check out our spacious 1 &2 BR. units &
compare the $$. Our location, price & size
will have you puzzled.
Call ahead to avoid waiting 376-1248.
3/3 Luxury Condo. Short walk to UF. $1680/
mo + utils. Call 219-0902. 1-26-5-2
Walk to UF/Dntn Two 3BR/1BA houses Oak
House 301 NW 8th St $900/mo W/D hkp.
CA/H.Garden House. 310 NW 8th St. $700/
mo, Lg fenced yd. W/D hkp. New paint &
firs. Rental Workshop 870-0904, 318-4553.
2BR.2BA apt. Very nice area. Tower Rd.
Pool, balcony, W/D included. $680/mo +
utils. 386-984-0964 or 331-1455 Ex 5010
Luxury'1 bedroom 1 bath
in Creekside Villas on busline
Washer/dryer hookups. New carpet
new paint only $500 mo
Andree Realty 375-2900
Walk To Class
2br, 1 ba excellent condition
909 SW 6th Ave
Pets OK $450
Andree Realty 375-2900
UNIVERSITY COMMONS 1BR in 4BR/2BA
w/sitting room, W/D, fitness ctr., pool, comp.
lab. Close to UF. On bus route. $395/MO
incl. utils. Avail immed. Call 516-931-1361
Female only 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA in fully
fum Country Gardens apt by VA Hospital.
$330/MO with $250 deposit Available now!
Please call Anita 646-284-2595, Complex
office 352-373-4500 1-23-10-3
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Oxford Manor Utils.
incl. Furnished except BR. Great amenities &
great bus rte. W/D in unit $440/MO Available
now. Call 386-547-9131 1-30-15-3
AVAIL NOWI Sublet 1Br/1BA of 2BR/2BA
$435/mo. ($100 a month off!) Fully furp
The Estates Apts. On 20th St. Many more -
perks. If interested, contact Patricia at 863-
528-4670 or email@example.com
MUSEUM WALK 2BR/2BA Two story.
Fumiture 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.
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.
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1 BR/ 1BA House across the street from
campus off Univ. Avail. late Dec, assume
lease until 8/06. $410/mo. Length/ Price.
Call Will @ 352-562-1191. firstname.lastname@example.org
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 floorFWW/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
Female sublet 1BR/1BA of 3BR/3BA apt. in
the Laurels. Large walk-in closet, upstairs
with balcony in bedroom; $413/mo, leasee
will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email email@example.com
Countryside Condo 3BR/3BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4 BA. Ethemet & 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
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.
AvailASAP Call Kelly at 239-821-3177. 1-
Femaile -Roommate needed master bed-
room, private bath of 3BR/3BA. $490/mo
includes all utilities and internet. Greenwich
Green- SW GVL Call Jenna at 904-294-
Available Now. 1BR Towrhouse Apt. Just
renovated. Right on Archer Rd. Great price
$499/ mo. Call Amanda 871-1770. 1-20-5-3
**SHORT TERM LEASE*
Lease begins now 8/06. The Cambridge
Apts. Spacious room, own bath. Near cam-
pus-on bus route. $200 off 1st mo.rent or
$50 off ea mo rent. Randi.305-519-1285
1BR/1BA om 4BR4BA apt. Gainesville
Place. Fully furnished, W/D. $449/mo utilities
included. Rent negotiable, move-in flex-
ible. Call Song @ 352-281-0846 or e-mail
2 apartments available in the Estates, 1
male, 1 female, within 1 mile of UF, furnished
w/wash + dry, near 24-hour grocery, avail-
able now. Rent $499 negotialbe. Call 561-
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt
Quiet neighborhood close to Shands, UF,
& library. $350/mo per room Pets ok. Call
Awsome apt. located in Gainesville Place.
W/D, DSL, pool, gym. Very nice. Female
resident. Please call Alison ASAP 231-3586
Room for rent in 3BR/1BA
$300/mo + 1/3 util.
Available now-Aug or less. 1 1/2 blks to UF
1012 SW 3rd Ave
Call Emily @ 316-3161 1-23-5-3
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
COMMONS Female for 1BR in 4/2 apt. W/D,
cable, fitness ctr, copy rm, pool, tennis. 1,all,
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
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14 ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,2006
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 1-25-5-3
One or Two rooms in NW 3rd
Ave 2/1 Nice balcony $350/mo each. Call
RO6"L VILLAGE. 1 BR in 4BR/2BA apt.
1/2 mi to campus. Avail Jan to Aug. $440/mo
incl all utils. Call Colleen 941-720-0844. 1-
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4
F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
Female only 1 room w/screened balcony,
share bath. $275/mo. Located betwn UF &
SFCC w/bus route. Close to Mall & NFRMC.
On site W/D, pool, gym, tennis, other ameni-
ties. Sparrow Condo 352-514-3425 1-23-
$250 Nice large room in cool house near UF.
DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great student
roommates, good study atmosphere, flexible
M/F roommate for 2BR/1.5BA SW43rd St.
Southfork Oaks rent: $390/mo + 1/2 electric.
'iigh speed internet 25/mo. Call Sergei at
2 roommates $85 P/W + utils. Col/T/V
MAX/CAB. On bus route. Priv. rooms. Rent
+ util negos. For 1 day work. 376-0384 or
pager 202-7074 for imed. response + info.
1 room available ASAP: Newly renovated
large home 4BR/2BA, deck, hot tub, 1/2
miles from Campus Lodge. Covered carport,
$400/MO. Incl. utils. No smoking. 772-631-
1581 email@example.com 1-23-10-4
BR/BA convenient, quiet, park-side, NE
home. Professional or serious massage/grad
.student F, N/S, mature, quiet/clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/downtown. $500/mo
incl. utils, hi spd i-net. Mary @ 378-3098
Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BA town-
house. Large BR, huge living space, pool,
fireplace. Cable TV, wireless, W/D, utilities
incl. Must be neat & responsible. $450/mo.
352-376-9756. firstname.lastname@example.org 2-6-20-4
**3BR/2.5BA Roommate needed in Cricket
Club. Allergy- free environment. Covered
parking available, on bus rt. Incl. clubhouse,
pool, gym, laundry in gated community. $425/
mo incl. utils. Jodi 494-0405 1-23-10-4
Roommates wanted for 3/2.5townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA condo $385/mo furni-
ture incl, pvt BA, large closet, W/D, all utils
incl except elec. Between UF & SFCC. Easy
bus access. F, NS preferred. Call 352-872-
6040 email@example.com 1-23-10-4
Need roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities. Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 10 min from UF. High speed +
cal... Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
Handyman can work off rent. Roommates
share 2BR/2BA in Clayton Est. $150 dep/
$300mo. Police clearance. Sat. TV & phone
incl. 1/2 GRU bill. Sat dish. Unlimited long
distance Call 331-2344 1-31-15-4
M/F to share w/3 UF students. No party
animals. 4BR/3BA house. Newly remodeled.
Close to UF. Fully furn. incl. W/D. Incl. cable,
internet, you pay 1/4 utils. $350/mo $250 sec
dep: No pets/NS Avail now 386-212-1578
Female for 1BR in 3BR/2BA Located directly
on 12 bus route with spacious fenced-in
backyard. Willing to work with individual
leases. Call 352-871-6922 1-23-10-4
1BR/1BA avail, in 2BR/2BA male/ female
roommate wanted ASAP. Laidback apt. Very
close to UF 1/3 util. Steven 850-960-8486.
Room in 2BR/1BA. 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW 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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 1-25-12-4
610 NW 34th Drive About 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 1-26-
Female roommate for furn. 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse, quiet area. Short drive from UF.
Cable, W/D, internet & parking incl. $365/Mb
+ 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
Room available ASAP in 2/2 Vintage View
Condo. Quiet, clean community. No pets, no
smoking $495/MO. Call Matt 407-702-8019
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
Male roommate-for 2/2 rec. built Kensington
North on 20 Ave., bus route, common area
furn. $480/mo incl. util., hi-spd. net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym. Ready Now! Call David
305-632-6921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
M/F Roommate for house on 34th St. and
University Ave. $300/ mo + 1/4 utilities. Great
Roommates. Available Now. Call Anthony
Female roommate preferred. 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA apt. Oxford Manor. w/D, spa-
cious, clean. $365/mo. Call 850-527-4919.
2 Roommates needed! 4BR/ 2BA House w/
fun & clean UF students. Furnished house.
8 miles from campus. $375/ mo. & 1/3 utili-
ties. To contact please call 941-650-7164.
2 Rooms Availableat 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 email@example.com 1-20-5-4
J I Roommates J l Real Estate
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 AIC, wood floors, car-
pet too. $99/deposit. 352-870-0904/318-
$550/mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury! Includes everything! Serious
studentlprofessional preferred. Great
place & very nice! 352-870-0904, 318-4553
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
Need female roommate to share 2BR/1BA
apt. $250/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-6389 1-
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-
WANTED! Male roommate. Walking distance
to UF. To live with 2 girls. Move-in immedi-
ately. Call 612-790-1096 2-1-10-4
1BR/1BA available 4/4 apt. in Campus
Lodge. Available Immediately. Util +internet
incl. $400/mo, will make deal. Please call
$200/mo!Available Now! Room in quaint cot-
tage style house with fun and friendly grads.
Bike to UF. No deposit. Quiet area. Large
yard. W/D, wifi. 914 NW 11th Ave 213-8900.
Spacious 2/1.5 at Sun Harbor Apts. Avail.
Feb. 15 min walk to campus. $580/mo. Call
(352) 374-2813. 1-27-10-4
*m Real Estate
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
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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
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Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
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52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 4-26-72-5
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Own your own condo for under $100k.
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* 5BR/2.5BA 2000 + sq. ft. HOUSE. Near
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fenced yard. Asking $185k 222-5143
EAST COAST HOME MARINELAND, FL.
Beautiful custom built brick home located 1/4
mile south of Marineland and the University of
Florida's Whitney Laboratory at Marineland.
This wonderful property includes deeded
access to the beach (only 400 ft. From your
driveway) and deeded access to community
fishing dock on intracoastal waterway. Many
upgrades with home including over-size pool,
hardwood floors, skylights, and much more.
Offered at $539,900 contact Danny Green
at Watson Realty (386)445-0135 (386)503-
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Great homes close to UF
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factured home in Oak Park Village. Very
clean asking only $8,000 Call 863-441-
Casablanca East 2BR/2.5BA 1,088 sq. ft.
Carpet, & tile, new ref & dw, ceiling fans
screened porch, internal laundry room.
Partially furnished. 5 min from UF. $143,900.
2 BR/ 2 BA Mobile home in Oak Park Village.
Close to campus. Asking $17,500 Call (813)
Gator Place Condos
Close to UF, Shands, 2 bedroom
Best prices in town
Call Tracy Henics 352-870-6410 or
www.usahu.com Campus Realty Group
North Carolina Gated Lakefront Community
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discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
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COUNTRYSIDE CONDO for sale. 4BR/4BA.
Good condition! By basketball courts and
gym. Bus 9 & 35. $189,900. Please call
Cesar at ERA Trend Realty 870-8459. 2-
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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
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-26-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650.. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-26-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
BRAND NEW FURNITURE
Mattress Sets $169
5pc. Bedroom Sets $495
And Much More! Delivered to your door!
www.gowtb.com Check it out!
Or call (352) 376-1600 4-26-72-6
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
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-
Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 4-26-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170""
Orthopedic pillow-top, sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
Bed- All New.King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver,352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 4-26-72-6
SOFA W/PULL OUT BED. Hardley used, flo-
ral, tapestry pattern, $400. MATCHING FULL
SIZED SOFA W/OUT PULLOUT $300. Call
days 372-2206 or eve. 495-1274 1-27-11-6
BEDROOM SET: Full size bed w/ boxspring,
nightstand, TV table, large wood desk, and
office chair. $500 OBO call 786-269-4380.
Great Furniture for Sale
Nice Desks, Bookshelves, Chairs
Must go this week! Come by
Ronald McDonald House to view
1600 SW 14th St. 374-4404 x 228 1-23-5-6
Black leather, 3-seater plus loveseat. Sold
together. Good condition. $300/OBO. Call
* 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-
Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-26-72-7
1 -877- 29-8007
FIX YOUR COMPUTER FOR ONLY $49
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7
Computer repairs, upgrades and
Virus solutions for only $29.99
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-
Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
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
5 INFINITY SPEAKERS- Surround sound.
Very good condition. Incl.. center speaker
W/2 tower speakers & 2 bookshelf speakers
$500/O0O. Call now 256-3515. 1-25-4-8
a l Bicycles
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds
MOUNTAIN BIKE -16" Specialized Hardrock,
front shocks, bar ends, good tires. Recent
$80 tune up. Must see. $325 OBO. Daytime
352-538-5170 or 352-378-3386 1-26-5-9
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10
OFF SEASON SPECAIL!
2 Seadoos w/trailors 1995 and 1996. 85
horse power + 110 hp very fast. Good
condition. Needs minor repairs + tune ups
$2500 each. Both for $4500. 352-665-9547
POOL TABLE 8 FT. Slate Includes cues,
balles, Miller Lite pool light, cue rack- 3 yrs.
old- Great Condition! Must see. $450 OBO.
Call 407-493-9718. 1-20-5-10
NORDIC TRACK CX925
Elipitical Trainer. Like new. Less than lyr
old. Gym-quality. $300/OBO. Call 846-5713
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 1-20-
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 1-20-1-10
CELL PHONE STORES "WE FIND
LOCATIONS" Florida $79K, Turnkey Start-
ups all inclusive *Complete Training *Huge
Profit *Quick Return *High Volume *All
Carriers Call: (954)796-0000. 1-20-1-10
Partner with doctor's Earn a doctor's
income. Full Training & Support. Call
(800)311-9365 24 hours. 1-20-1-10
Professional Vending Route: Snacks, Soda,
Water, Juice, Healthy Snacks. All Brands,
Excellent Equipment/Service. Financing
Available w/$7500 Down. (877)843-8726.
BANKCARD SALES $49. Lease= $1440./
$59.= 1791 Lifetime Vested Residuals 1.65%
+ 19.50 -100% above. (888)637-2426 X 226
Exp Req. 1-20-1-10
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
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 pi.iup.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
SCOOTER 49cc. CAMPUS CRUISER
135 miles, still under warranty. Great condi-
tion. $925 Call 373-7508. 1-20-5-11
2003 RHINO SCOOTER
Runs Good. $750. Call 813-967-5176. 1-
EVADER electric scooter. Brand new. 30 mph
with 40 mile range. Evade high gas prices,
parking problems and save the environment.
$1195. Call Ed. 339-6639. 1-20-5-11
1999 Sundiro Akita moped 125 MPG 33mph
7053 miles Silver $650. Jeff 332-3104 1-
Get your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
Only scooter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
RPM Motorcycles Inc
377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
2004 RED YAMAHA ZUMA SCOOTER
Garage kept. 800 miles, Perfect condition.
$1500. 352-377-3996 or 904-894-5185 1-
Honda Rebel 250cc-
Red/ Silver. Runs good $900. Call Mike 466-
4327 or 352-494-9932. 1-24-3-11
LIKE NEW 05 XPEED SCOOTER
w/cable lock and alarm. Less than 200 miles.
Top speed of 50. $1300 OBO (352) 871-
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
*Running or not!O
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars .
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
A 4C 70 1I
SMot$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
** SCOOTER HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
RPM MOORC ES NC For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC 72-12
SALES, SERVICE, PARK ITS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
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16, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 20,2006
I M Help Wanted
M I Help Wanted
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Sun City Auto
No Credit Check
"O" Down & Up
Sun City Auto
File Here Drive TODAY
BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
-" WE BUY CARS
2000 Honda Civic LX sedan automatic, A/C,
blue w/gray cloth, CD, power everything 110
k, very clean, $6,400 OBO. 352-514-1800.
96 ECLIPSE FOR SALE. 140,000 miles.
Fast & clean. Excellent condition. Power
window, brand new timing belt & battery
& CD player & speakers. No leak & odor
$5200 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
Chrylser Sebring LXi, 97, V6, silver 2 dr
coupe. Leather seats, moon roof, cd & more.
116k miles. Exc cond $5300/080. Call 352-
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
2003 'Hyundia Accent White 4 door.
Automatic, AC, PW/PDL, new tires, recent
tune up, CD player, excellent gas mileage,
58k highway miles, still under warranty
$6500 obo. (352) 494-6244. 1-26-5-12
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
N'ADS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 2-3-19-13
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
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's lost
what you've found. Call 373-FIND:
I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
repi~acement in the Alligator Classifieds!
1 the independent florida
What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
and you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to be come an
(this is a non-paid spring position
requiring 10-12 hours per week
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or SFCC student available to
work both spring & summer and are eager
to gain valuable sales experience, stop by
the Alligator. 1105 W. University Avenue, to
fill out an application and a class schedule
by Jan 20, 2006. We will contact you for an
interview opportunity to get your career jump
started EEO/AA. 1-20-10-14
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-26-72-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to 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
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions:
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team Leam more at www.gleim.com/
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-26-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$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
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15- $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14
Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers'for all positions. Manager. Detailer.
Cashiers (fullday availability) & Lineworkers.
(AM 8:30-1) & (PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW
4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-36-14
COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER
COACHES Req. coaching license or 3-5
-years exp. & ability to make 2 yr comittment.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2-
HEALTH & FITNESS COMPANY
Top 50 year US company expanding in US
& globally, Asian marketing. Benefits,flexible
schedule, PT/FT. 373-5295 1-23-19-14
COOKS & SERVERS
Apply between 2 & 4, Mon-Fri. CALICO
JACK'S 3501 SW 2nd Ave. Creekside Mall
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-26-15-14
Apply online to restaurants, hotels & clubs
in the Gainesville area. We need servers,
cooks, drivers and more. 1-31-17-14
GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery ex-
perts & outgoing, friendly customer svc rep-
resentatives. Apply online or at our Jonesville
location.at 14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp
necessary. Will train the right people!
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. Domino's now hiring 10 drivers.
Closing drivers earn $100 to $125 each
night. Apply @ 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
HIRING EXCELLENT NOTETAKERS
in UF's 50 most popular classes. Apply in
person located across from The Swamp, 2
doors north of the Pita Pit in the UF Plaza.
Interviews only.Also hiring office help. Editing
skills & multi-tasking a must. 1-20-9-14
MS office skills required
Jackson Industries LLC *
4001 Newberry Road, E4
Law student- legal research- con law is-
sue- good pay- own hours -$500 bonus 4
best memo RSVP email@example.com
*Room and Board Included
Get Paid to Playl
The Florida Elks Yboth 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
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
Help wanted-technical writer for help ori-
ented web-site-auto, appliances etc. Work in
domestic tranquility. Potential extensive proj-
ect. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional-waitstaff for a new bistro. Must have
exceptional customer service skills and a
knowledge of wines. Pay is based on experi-
ence, we offer competitive benefits and a
great working environment. Apply online at
www.gator dining.com 1-23-10-14
Gator Dining services, located on the UF
campus, is looking for experienced, profes-
sional full and part time bartenders. Must
have exceptional customer service skills and
a knowledge of wines. Pay is based on ex-
perience, we offer competitive benefits and
a great working environment. Apply online at
Classic Fare Catering located on the UF
Campus is looking for banquet staff and
supervisors. Flexible hours, competitive pay
and a great working environment. No experi-
ence necessary we will train. Apply in person
at the Classic Fare Catering Office Located
on the first floor of Reitz Union or apply on-
line 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
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
Sun Country Sports is hiring. Gymnastics,
Dance, Rock Wall, Bus Driver and After
School Instructors. Apply in person. 4010
NW 27 Lane or 333 SW 140 Terrace
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed. Great
opportunity, great salary, potential for growth,
gatorfood.com is looking for motivated, re-
sponsible, personable people. For more info
call David 379-3663 2-6-20-14
-Earn between $10-$20/hrl Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
info contact Meghan 379-3663 2-6-20-14
SECRETARY NEEDED. Gatorfood.com
is looking for personable, responsible, en-
thusiastic, fun people. Customer svc. exp.
helpful. For more info. Call David 379-3663
Build a home business with Arbonne's pure
& safe Health and Wellness products. Make-
your own schedule, be your own boss,
and training. Call 407-687-6592, email
MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now hiring
Flyer Distributors $7.50/hr, Drivers $10-
12/hr, Pizzamakers $7/hr Apply at 3458 W.
University Ave. Call 376-6433 or 871-3368
Busy automobile dealership
hiring appointment setters and
greeters. Smiling voices and
friendly attitudes are a must.
Apply at Gainesville Ford.
3333 N Main St. ask for Megan.. 1-30-14-14
FT or PT Leasing Agent
Great cust svs. skills, able to handle busy
env. Some Sats. required. Apply at 1902 SW
42nd Way or Fax resume to 352-375-4434 or
Call 376-5065 Ventura Apts. 1-24-10-14
Call center needs experienced telephone
agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St.
Apply in person M-F 9am-4pm 4-26-71-14
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium next to the
Gator Sport Shop (352)375-4683 EX 6500
Now hiring experienced
Notetakers and Editors for Spring
Apply at SmokinNotes.com
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
5 STAR PIZZA ON TOWER RD
Now hiring all positions. Great pay, flexible
hours. Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 1-
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: Wherb 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
is hiring flyer distributors. Great pay,
flexible hours. Apply in person or at
Brand Protection Agency
Ineternet Researchers needed for our
Gainesville office. FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT
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
BARN HELP NEEDED
Will trade for boarding, lessons or training.
Call 352-359-4149 1-26-10-14
HORSE THERAPY PROGRAM In need
of volunteers to help with various ac-
tivities. Horse exp. plus, not necessary.
email@example.com (352) 377-6390,495-0533
Rehab Tech. HS diploma, at least 1 yr. exp.
working w/children, must be able to work
shift-work, wknds and holidays. Background
check reqd. Call btwn 9am-lpm (352)378-
7074 4025 NE 1st Terr. Gainesville FI 32609
Become a certified Divemaster
In time for summer jobs
870-1839 / firstname.lastname@example.org 1-26-10-14
HOUSEKEEPER- Family looking for a
housekeeper. Mon-Fri. full time $6.75/hr
For more info. or to schedule an interview.
Please call 256-3323 1-20-7-14
needed 20/wk.- Occasional overnights.
Please call 352-505-6339. 1-20-5-14
FISH LOVERS WANTED!!I
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex. hrs. Mondern, fish-only pet
store. Work w/great people. Bring resume
to AQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Attn: Karen. 1-27-10-14
Security Staff Needed Now!
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at security office in Beaty East
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
Wanted: Delivery Driver
30 hrs +/ wk responsible person. Familiar w/
city. Call for appt. 378-8105. 1-20-5-14
PT OFFICE ASSIST.
$8/hr.Apply in person b/w 9AM &4 PM Mon
thru Fri. 4605 NW 6th St. Ste H. 378-6003.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 17
S Help Wanted
Help us redesign and update our website.
www.clearpassage.com. Contact Leslie At
CPTlesliev@aol.com or fax 336-9980. 1-
Are you energetic and motivated? Are
you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5PM Monday through
Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
needed for thriving ebay business. Mech.
experience a plus, willing to train a good
listener and hard worker, salary negotiable.
Ed 339-6639. 1-20-5-14
Person needed for light housekeeping in AM
for approximately 3hrs. One day per week.
$8/hr. 352-870-4349 1-23-5-14
PT/FT exp helpful but not necessary. Apply in
person 635C NW 13th Street. 1-23-5-14
FT help wanted to renovate & maintain hous-
es. Entails yard maintenance & house clean-
ing & painting, etc. Flexible hours. Starting @
$8/hr. Must have transportation & cell phone.
Call 333-9413 1-23-5-14
Plaza Deli, looking for smiling face & good
attitude. PT/PT starting at $7.20-$9, please
call 352-332-6260 or 352-222-8411 to set up
an interview (immediately) 1-20-4-14
ACCTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING CLERK
for site work construction office. 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
FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic en-
thusiastic people. Flexible schedule. Call
David @ 379-3663 1-30-10-14
Fulltime & parttime. Must be customer-ori-
ented & dependable. Call or leave message
forAndy 1-888-463-1954 ext 205 Good payl
FRONT DESK CLERK
needed for Econolodge West. Will train.
Apply in person 100 NW 75th St. Gainesville
32607. No phone calls please. 1-23-5-14
The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
to participate in a listening experiment.
You can earn'$101hr by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver email@example.com
THE GREATEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE
IS COMING TO UF
Camp Pontiac, a premier co-ed overnight
camp, located in New York State, is looking
for fun, enthusiastic and mature individuals
who can teach and assist in all areas of
athletics, aquatics, the arts, or as a general
Wednesday, February 1st, 2006
10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Please e-mail: Staff@camppontiac.com to
set up an interview or call us at 516-626-
Wanted: MATH TUTOR to work with college
student preparing for the CLAST TEST. Must
have exp in the following areas:alg, trig,
fractions. Must speak clear fluent English.
$10/hr 2x's/week. Please call 352-281-2699
$$$ CASH, CASH, CASH $$$
We are looking for Outgoing, Energetic
Students to go Door-to-Door selling sub-
scriptions to the Gainesville Sun. Reps can
expect to eam $400-$1000 per week working
3-4 hours a night. 877-478-8552 1-24-5-14
= Help Wanted
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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., 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
email@example.com, Attn: Gina.
FOOD CHEMISTRY LAB HAS OPENINGS
FOR FULL AND PART TIME. FOOD
SCIENCE BACKGROUND PREFERRED.
SEND RESUME TO firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
on 43rd St. Now hiring all positions, all shifts.
Contact Emil 376-8700 1-25-5-14
Afterschool Care 2 boys (10 and 13), 2
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2006
Humphrey returns home to cobblers, hecklers
* GATORS WILL TRAVEL TO
ROCKY TOP TO FACE MUCH
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
Lee Humphrey's family has be-
come a part of the Gators' annual
trip to Knoxville, Tenn.
The past two seasons, the UF
guard's family drove from nearby
Maryville, just 16 miles away, to de-
liver desserts to the team at its hotel
the night before its game against
Humphrey's personal favorite:
blackberry cobbler. But the Gators'
3-point specialist doubts his team-
mates feel the same-way about the
"[My parents] bring some other
things," Humphrey said. "I don't
think some of the guys like cobbler
as much as I do."
Not that the rest of the team
doesn't appreciate the gesture.
"It's a nice change of pace," for-
ward Adrian Moss said. "Southern
cooking, a lot of pies, cakes, cobbler,
stuff like that kind of what I'm
used to, being from Texas."
And Humphrey, known as
M t~~'Tr -i ;I. 1J,
Andy Apicella / Alligator Staff
UF guard Lee Humphrey dribbles past Auburn forward Daniel Hayles during the Gators' 69-57 win
against the Tigers on Jan. 14. The Tennessee native will return home Saturday to face the Volunteers.
Hump to his teammates, exudes a
laid-back country vibe that personi-
fies his roots.
"The best person I could com-
pare Lee to would be Gomer Pyle,"
Moss said. "Lee is Gomer Pyle, in
the naive Gomer Pyle-way. You
know what I mean? But Lee is a
great dude; I love Lee to death."
The Gators(17-0,3-0 Southeastern
Conference) will take Humphrey
back home when they face the Vols
(11-3, 2-1 SEC) at 7 p.m. Saturday.
But Humphrey might not find
himself so welcome by the 'crowd
at Tennessee's Thompson-Boling
Arena, which can seat about 25,000
people, more than double the capac-
ity of the O'Connell Center.
"It's going to be a big crowd.
They've had a good year,"
Humphrey said. "They're pretty ex-
cited about their team up there, and
they've had some [huge] crowds, so
it's going to be fun playing back at
Tennessee started the season at
11-1, including a win against Texas
in Austin: But the Vols have lost con-
secutive games on the road against
Louisiana State and No. 4 Memphis
"They appear to be playing very
well," UF coach Billy Donovan said.
"I've always felt like they have good
personnel there, and it will be a great
environment. As highly ranked
as we are going into Knoxville, I
think it's pretty dear the way both
programs feel about each other. We
know it's going to be a hostile envi-
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 20
,Gators rebound fr vctTBALL
Gators rebound for victory
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
Focusing on rebounding going into
Thursday's game at Mississippi, the UF
guards nearly forgot how to score.
Danielle Santos jogged her memory late in
the second half.
She scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers, in a
span of 2 minute, 51 seconds, late in the game,
spurring UF to a 66-58 win to avoid a three-
game losing streak.
Santos earned her first career double-dou-
ble with 13 rebounds and dished a team-high
"I've got to compliment Danielle for having
the guts," UF coach Carolyn Peck said. "She
stepped up like a senior to win the game in-
stead of staying hesitant or tentative."
Santos' hot shooting started with UF down
43-39 and ended with the Gators up 55-46 with
Prior to Santos' run, the UF guards com-
bined to go 1 of 23 from the field, including
missing all 13 from behind the arc.
But guards Sarah Lowe and Kim Dye made
up for that by finding Santos late.
"Sarah Lowe did a tremendous job of find-
ing Danielle, and then after she hit one, she did
a good job of finding her again," Peck said.
"That strategy of going to the hot hand was.
very good for us."
Those passes helped hide a poor scoring
night from the UF backcourt.
"[Danielle Santos] stepped up like
a senior to win the game instead
of staying hesitant or tentative."
UF women's basketball coach
Santos was 0 for 8 before she started drain-
ing 3's, and Sha Brooks finished 0 for 8, scoring
just 1 point after going scoreless Jan. 12 against
Lowe finished with 8 points but only went
2 of 6 from the field, and reserve Kim Dye
missed all four of her shots.
Forwards Brittany Davis, Dalila Eshe and
Marshae Dotson picked up the scoring slack.
Davis scored a team-leading 15 points, and
SEE WOMEN, PAGE 20
Urban scores super recruits"
The roller coaster that is the recruit- him, his parents and his pastor all be-
ing season is in full swing. lieve in UF
Even though most students are For those who aren't too familiar
hopped up about Gators basketball, with recruiting season, let me bring
I think they should be ecstatic about you on in. Every
other news on campus. J year, between
I'm talking about the unbelievably. s November and
talented recruiting class Urban is pull- February, com-
ing in. Sure, 17-0 is an incredible feat for -- plete losers such
a team picked to be in the bottom half as myself follow
of the SEC race, but I've got a gut feel- the stories of the
ing that the overachieving basketball Farzad Safi nation's best high
team will fall from cloud nine fairly Far's Side school football
soon. firstname.lastname@example.org players. Nothing
I don't know how he did.it, but is set in stone
Urban has added master recruiter to until Feb. 1, when
his repertoire as an offensive innova- players officially sign with the colleges
tor, character ameliorator and Chad -of their choice. That, however, doesn't
Jackson haaaater. prevent us "recruitniks" from gossip-
Believe it or not, Meyer has out- ing and predicting who will end up
recruited the likes of Bobby Bowden, where.
Larry Coker, Mike Shula and Mark Most people think the whole thing
Richt. is silly overanalysis at best. Heck, even
From what I hear, Urban can walk
into a recruit's living room and make
SEE SAFI, PAGE 20
North Carolina (24) 68
E The UF swim teams face rival
Auburn, while men's tennis will
compete in the SEC Indoor Cham-
pionships this weekend. Read all
about it at alligator.org/sports.
* 2001: After a missed layup from fresh-
man point guard Orien Greene as time ex-
pires, No. 7 UF loses to Vanderbilt at home
63-61. The Gators won 11 of their next 12
games to finish 22-5.
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ESPN, 8 p.m.
SNBA: Lakers vs. Suns
ESPN, 10:30 p.m.
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Pretty in pink, UF hopes to snatch top spot from Bama
Teams face off in breast cancer awareness meet opener, the Gators will have to be Tide got the last word, defeating
S By CHRIS WHITE
The Crimson Tide and the
Gators look a lot alike this sea-
son. They're both at the top of
the national rankings, they're
botf undefeated, and they both
tout a promising freshman.
But they'll be that much harder to
tell apart tonight, when both teams
hit the floor in pink uniforms.
UF and Alabama are participat-
ing in Drive 4 the Cure, brainchild
of Crimson Tide coach Sarah
Last season, Patterson ap-
proached Auburn and asked the
team to participate in an event to
raise breast cancer awareness, then
called Target the Cure. Auburn
agreed, and local businesses spon-
sored the event and donated coral
This season, it's the Gators
who find themselves all dressed
up with someplace to go. The No.
2 Gators could fall in the rankings
if they lose to No. 1 Alabama,
while a win could land them back
But where the team is ranked
after tonight doesn't matter, UF
coach Rhonda Faehn said. For her
team, it's about staying sharp, not
"At this stage of the game,
when you're up against a major
where you don't
have your fans,
or a tremendous.
amount of fans
said. "It comes
F'aehn down to the
of the sport if you're able to
block everything out and still
continue to perform and hit your
Tonight, in Alabama's home
sharp, as the previous weeks line-
up will most likely be changed,
Tonight's most notable change
may be the absence of an all-
around competitor from the
"We have a tremendous
amount of depth on every event,
but we're also trying to choose
the strongest athletes and not just
plugging somebody in because
we want an all-arounder or two
all-arounders," Faehn said. "Even
if it means one-tenth more on the
team's score, we'll definitely go
for the higher team score."
Last season, the two teams met
four times and broke even, but the
the Gators in the Southeastern
Conference and the NCAA cham-
The Gators fell short last sea-
son when they did not continue
to make their routines more dif-
ficult, Faehn said. So this year,
it's no surprise that the coach has
pushed for increasingly difficult
routines against strong teams like
Alabama in early preparation for
"I keep telling them, 'The
whole rest of the season, don't
look at the scores, don't look
at the rankings, don't focus on
that,'" Faehn said. "Because when
the time comes, it's going to pay
off for us."
Lee's 3's key to success
HOOPS, from page 19
Humphrey's shooting from beyond
the arc may be the key to silencing
the hostile crowd in a matchup of the
SEC's two top-scoring offenses.
His 51.9 percent shooting from
3-point territory leads the SEC, rank-
ing just ahead of teammate Taurean
Green's 45.6 percentage.
S"I would line him up with anybody,
and I've been here 10 years, open, spot-
up shooting," Donovan said. "[Matt]
Bonner, Mike Miller, [Teddy] Dupay,
' [Matt] Walsh, [Anthony] Roberson
he can shoot with anybody."
And Humphrey's teammates know
what kind of a talent he is, and encour-
age him to shoot as often as possible.
"He doesn't shoot enough," Moss
said. "Literally, Lee could shoot the
ball every time he touches it, and I
wouldn't care. But he's just not that
type of guy. If Lee has an open shot,
and someone has a better shot, he's go-
ing to get rid of it. But I'd rather see Lee
shoot the ball."
Ailing Dotson scores career-game
WOMEN, from page 19
Eshe scored 14 while picking up 11
rebounds and three blocks.
Dotson, who missed practices this
week due to sickness, finished with 13
points and added 10 rebounds for her
second career double-double. UF's em-
phasis on crashing the boards paid off.
The Gators finished with 50 rebounds.
"When you saw Kentucky do
that against us with 55 [rebounds], I
thought, Well, is that humanly pos-
sible?'" Peck said. "For us to break the
50-rebound barrier was very good for
us. Ole Miss had 52, but we're making
progress in the right direction."
Mississippi coach Carol Ross, the
all-time winningest coach in UF his-
tory, recruited Santos, Davis, Eshe and
Lowe four years ago.
Thursday was the first time Ross'
recruits have won at Oxford.
"It's a special win because our
seniors have not won here," Peck
said. "As you well know, in the SEC,
there's no easy win and especially on
Radio broadcast contributed to this report.
SAFI, from page 19
my girlfriend believes that my love for recruit-
ing belongs "on the mantle of nerdiness."
Fair enough, but there is so much hope and
optimism involved that it's hard not to get
swept up. For example, a five-star running back
who commits is immediately envisioned as the
next Reggie Bush. Following recruiting can be
more fun than the regular season because it's
all about wins and rarely about losses.
Urban's first real recruiting class is off the
charts. Every single kid at a skill position seems
to run either a 4.4 or 4.5 time in the 40. To suc-
ceed in the SEC, you need speed, and it looks
like Meyer has caught on.
Speaking of speed, the Gators received a
commitment from WR Percy Harvin, the No.
1 overall prospect. in the nation according to
most analysts. Harvin is a game-breaker, a
dangerous return man and the type of weapon
Meyer has dreamt about.
Basically, if Harvin can live up to his rank-
ing, the Gators should start looking forward to
frequent BCS Bowl trips.
A bit of insider information Harvin is a
monster talent; however, he has had trouble
with his ego and authority in the past. He has
been suspended for three games during his last
two seasons in high school. Combine that with
Meyer's no-nonsense attitude, and you have a
potential conflict on your hands.
Personally, if UF cares about winning, then I
suggest they recruit all the thugs they can find.
There seems to be a direct correlation be-
tween talent and sketchy personalities. Just
look to the history of the Miami Hurricanes
football program for proof.
With National Signing Day rapidly ap-
proaching here's a rundown of the top remain-
ing prospects UF is.looking to lure:
5) RB Mon Williams The Gators have ev-
ery position wrapped up except running back,
and this burner out of Texas is high on playing
for the Orange and Blue.
4) LB Josh Johnson A junior college kid
who got kicked out of Georgia, but UF could
use a guy with a mean streak like his at line-
3) DT Phillip Taylor This 6-foot-3, 346-
pounder could play both defensive tackle spots
2) OT Ian Symonette All you need to
know is that he is 6-foot-9 and 330 pounds. It
would be frightening to have this guy as your
1) C.J. Spiller The No. 2 ranked RB in the
nation. Alongside quarterback Tim Tebow and
Harvin, Spiller would give the Gators an awe-
some offensive arsenal for years to come.
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