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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 85
Not officially associated with the University of Florida
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006
NYT column ist .i a I
speaks at UF
* BROOKS TALKED ABOUT
THE EDUCATION GAP.
By ADRIANNA C. RODRIGUEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer
A standing-room-only crowd
of about 300 filled Emerson
Alumni Hall on Tuesday as The
New York Times columnist David
Brooks pinpointed education as
the biggest problem facing the
The best-selling author, ana-
lyst and commentator's speech
"Education, Class and the Future
of America" highlighted how
problems with race, gender and
poverty contribute to education
problems in the United States.
Brooks, whom UF President
Bernie Machen praised as "one
of America's greatest journalists,"
spoke to kick off the College of
Education's yearlong Centennial
His speech focused on the is-
sue of the education gap, which
refers to the connection between
income level and educational
The rift between the wealthy
and poor affects children's educa-
tion, leading to lower graduation
rates, higher drop-out rates and
lower rates of college degrees, he
On Barriers prevent-
Campus ing women and
entering the workforce have been
progressively lowered, creating a
larger, more competitive work-
force. This trend makes society
more apt to reward brain power
and places children from impov-
erished backgrounds at a disad-
vantage because they do not have
access to education, Brooks said.
He said 80 percent of the United
States' wealth is intangible, held
in education and work ethic.
"What family you were born
into matters so much more in a-
perverse way," said Brooks.
SEE BROOKS, PAGE 9
Alex nolyer/ Alligator
The New York Times columnist David Brooks speaks with Leanetta McNealy, principal of Duval Elementary
Fine Arts Academy at the celebration of the College of Education's centennial.
'Sex' clause removed
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
UF employees will no longer have to
sign that they are in a sexual, or "non-
platonic," relationship to receive health
benefits for their domestic partners,
after reports of the affidavit catapulted
UF into national news.
The word "sex" is probably what
prompted CNN, National Public Radio,
The Chronicle of Higher Education
and even a radio show host from San
Francisco to call UF News and Public
Affairs about the situation, UF spokes-
man Steve Orlando said.
"It was an attention-getter," Orlando
In fact, several news organizations
lost interest when they found out that
a As the Gators'
only senior, Adrian
Moss has experi-
enced the highs
and lows of UF
believes this UF
team is capable
of overcoming the
adversity of losing.
See story, pg. 19.
the affidavit did not use the word "sex"
explicitly, but rather asked that employ-
ees were in a "non-platonic relation-
ship" with their partners for a year.
as "of, relating to,
or being a relation-
ship marked by the
absence of romance
Both the national
attention and the
cavanaugh faculty's concerns
about the wording convinced the uni-
versity that it needed to be changed. At
Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, a
pediatrics professor raised objections to
this criteria, saying it was offensive and
SEE SEX, PAGE 8
Bad dogs face death penalty
By JESSICA RIFFEL
Menacing dogs in Alachua County that
are deemed dangerous by county officials
must be euthanized, the County Commission
"I just think we need to be aggressive
when dealing with aggressive animals,"
Commissioner Paula M. DeLaney said.
"When it comes down to the bad dog versus
the general public, I'm going to side with the
The mandatory euthanasia law will take
effect Feb. 1. The 24 dogs currently classified
as dangerous in Alachua County will not be
euthanized, said Ray Sim, director of animal
A dog can be considered "dangerous" by
animal services for reasons such as attacking,
biting or killing a person, arso, according to county
Sim said there are also "sticky situations,"
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* A former employ-
ee of the Student
entry into the race
for Student Body
Treasurer. See story,
such as when a dog approaches a person as if
it will attack.
Before the animal is killed, Sim said the
county will continue to follow the current
procedure, which includes the dog owner's
opportunity to appeal the county's decision.
"I just think we need to be
aggressive when dealing with
Paula M. DeLaney
Alachua County Commissioner
"I view it as a favorable change in light of
public safety," Sim said. "This is progressively
better for our community."
He added that the ordinance is not breed
specific, since that is illegal according to
The initial recommendation was for any
dogs declared dangerous to be removed from
SEE DOGS, PAGE 9
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2, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006
Fetus photos fly over campus
In the same way shocking
photos of the Holocaust and
lynchings are used to change
people's minds, an anti-abortion
group hired two planes to carry
banners of bloody, aborted fetus-
es over the UF campus Tuesday.
Mike Schrimsher, Florida re-
gional director for the Center for
Bioethical Reform, said the pho-
tos were meant to elicit an emo-
tional response and an informed
debate about abortion.
"A picture's worth a thou-
sand words, but it's still just one
picture," he said, adding that
people can get more information
on the center's Web site.
The incident was not the first
time UF students spotted these
graphic images on the way to
class, and it probably will not be
Last semester, the center
hired trucks and a plane to
display photos around cam-
pus. This semester it hopes to
bring- its '"genocide .awareness
project," which features photo
murals comparing abortion to
genocide like the Holocaust, to
campus in an outside area such
as Turlington Plaza, Schrimsher
He said shocking photos are
effective tools for social change,
comparing the abortion shots
to photos of civil-rights protest-
ers being attacked by dogs and
"It did elicit an emotional
response when people saw
those pictures, but it also forced
a debate in this country that re-
sulted in civil rights for African
Americans," he said.
Schrimsher said the center
gets a lot of phone calls and e-
mails from both supporters and
opponents of its tactics.
The center hopes to bring the
"genocide awareness project" to
campus this semester, but needs
to find a student group that will
sponsor it first, he said.
Schrimsher said UF was a
target because "all university
campuses are important to us."
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Memorial for student held
A memorial will be held to-
day at 3 p.m. for Radhika Gaur,
a UF student who was killed in
a car crash while driving to her
home in Jacksonville last week.
The memorial will be held in
the Friends of Music Room at the
Gaur's family is expected to
attend, said Colette Taylor, an
assistant dean with the Dean of
"We'll have some reflections
from select individuals and a
presentation about what she's
done in the organizations she's
been involved in," Taylor said.
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006 M ALLIGATOR, 3
Suffering in the streets
Homeless attacked by own community
By ALEX TIEGEN ported to police are committed "Holy Trinity -Episcopal Church
Alligator Contributing Writer by other members of the home- in downtown Gainesville opened
less community, said Sadie its doors to the homeless on
Living on the streets of Darnell, one of the Gainesville Jan. 1," she said. "Because of
Gainesville has taught James Police Department's Community the higher number of home-
Rogers how to detect danger. Relations Coordinators. less trying to find shelter in the
"I try to stay out of trouble- The Jan. 12 case concerning a church and [those] gathered in
some situations," said Rogers, group of young adults charged the Downtown Plaza, there have
who was attacked by a fellow with attacking three homeless been more fights."
homeless person last week. men in Fort Lauderdale, killing On Thursday evening, Darnell
"I can feel it out from living one, has sparked concern among and Lt. Ed Book will speak
in the streets," he said. And this those living on the street. to homeless gathered on the
wasn't the first time it happened "I know that some home- Downtown Plaza about the re-
to him. less people are intimidated or cent violence, making it clear that
There were 117 reported cases frightened by what happened police will arrest members of the
of the homeless being victimized in Fort Lauderdale," said Beth group who prey on others.
in Gainesville between Jan. 1, O'Grady, coordinator for the "From my perspective, the
2004 and Aug. 31, 2005, accord- Alachua County Coalition for the Gainesville people are willing to
ing to a report published by Homeless and Hungry. help the homeless people who
Gainesville Police Department Damell said Gainesville's are willing to help themselves,"
last October. homeless have been victimized Darnell said. "But at the same
In Gainesville, most attacks at an increasing rate, particu- time, it is our responsibility to ar-
on the homeless that are re- larly within the last two weeks, rest the people who are harmful
r- Victims in the October report
ranged from six to 61 years old,
and about 21 -people were at-
tacked on two or more occasions.
-The most common charges in
the report were 33 incidents of
battery. There were also 11 charg-
es of trespassing on the property
of St. Francis House, a nonprofit
organization that houses the
t t The report also cited 11 in-
cidents of aggravated battery
where a significant or disfiguring
injury was caused with a sharp
or blunt object, like a bat, Darnell
said. But there has not been an
Tim Hussin /Alligator Staff attack on a homeless person by
A homeless couple sleeps on the Downtown Plaza during Homeless someone who is not homeless in-
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SG critic runs for treasurer
* HENRIQUES IS THE FIRST
TO ANNOUNCE CANDIDACY.
By DAVID COHEN
A former Student Government
Finance Office employee, who
was fired in November for tell-
ing the Alligator that the current
Student Body treasurer could
have done a better job, is running
independently for the position
"People want somebody
who they believe in to run, and
I think I'm that person," Susan
Henriques said of running for
Student Body treasurer this se-
Henriques was an SG Finance
Office employee for three years
until November, when she said
Student Body Treasurer Lindsay
Cosimi "should have caught"
the Spanish American Law
Students Association before it
spent $137.50 of tuition-funded
SG money on a pig for an off-
campus tailgate party. Henriques
had signed a contract saying she
would not speak on behalf of the
SG Finance Office.
"People want somebody
who they believe in to
run, and I think I'm that
"I wasn't afraid to say what I
thought should have been done
better," she said Tuesday. "I was
speaking what I thought was
best for the students."
Henriques said she will run
as an independent to stay out of
She said she thinks the 50
Senate bill resticts money use
Katie Devonald-Batt, 10, left, and Skylar Sherman, 9, dump
leaf and pine needle mulch onto a gardening plot at McRorie
Community Garden on Southeast Fourth Avenue on Tuesday
afternoon. They are part of Little Turtle Tutoring Academy
Homeschool Cooperative and visit the garden once a week.
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
A bill placing further restrictions on organiza-
tions' use of student money passed its first reading
at Tuesday's Student Senate meeting.
The bill, which prevents organizations from us-
ing SG money exclusively on non-UF students, will
be added to a list of other organizational restric-
tions listed in the 800 codes that dictate SG Finance
Bill co-author and Senate President John Boyles
said he felt the bill was necessary to clarify rules for
the service organizations.
"UF students have to be involved in using the
(SG) money because they're the ones who are pay-
ing the money," he said in an interview Tuesday
Boyles emphasized that the bill will not curtail
organizations' philanthropic efforts, as it only hin-
ders groups from using money solely on non-UF
In other Senate news, Sen.
Jared Hemandez resigned from
both the Judiciary and Rules and
Ethics committees, in addition to
'-" declaring himself independent
of the Gator Party.
Hernandez, who won his
seat with the Gator Party last
Boyles Spring, said he feels the party
is supported by a "political ma-
chine" that does not reflect his ethics.
"It certainly isn't a personal reason for [leaving
the Gator Party]," he said, "but I don'tbelieve inmy
conscience that I would be able to partake in some-
thing that does not reflect my personal values."
Hernandez is considered a likely candidate for
this Spring's Student Body presidential election.
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percent cap on speakers and
performances is unfair. With
the cap, SG can only spend half
of the special-event budgets on
honorariums for speakers and
Henriques said she wants to
increase the accountability of the
SG executive branch by making
the General Accounting Office ef-
fective. She said the GAO, which
is required by statute to monitor
spending, does not house any
students to watch what execu-
tives spend on.
"There's just no oversight,"
she said. "The execs can go and
buy things and go on trips, and
they don't really have to account
for what they are doing."
Henriques, a business ad-
ministration senior, served in
Student Senate and helped the
Accounting College Council
write its constitution.
"I see it from all three perspec-
tives," she said.
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 5
Bill may keep personal cell phone records private
* COMPANIES LIE TO GET
NUMBERS, OFFICIALS SAY.
By NICK PATRICK
Personal cell phone records are
on the growing list of once-pri-
vate items now available publicly
through the Internet, but a newly
introduced bill in the U.S. Senate
could change that.
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson led a
bipartisan group of senators last
week in introducing a bill that
would make this practice illegal,
said- his spokeswoman, Maria
"For Senator Nelson, this is
another problem of our diminish-
ing privacy in the Internet age,"
As of now, an individual can
purchase a record showing all the
calls made from a phone number
in the last month.
The practice has been going
on for several years because there
is no specific law that prohibits
people from falsely identifying
themselves to cell
State phone companies to
e obtain the records.
"Ne This creates a
issue," said Sherwin Siy, staff
counsel for Electronic Privacy
Information Center, a Washington
D.C. public-interest research cen-
The monthly records sell for
about $100 and can be purchased
from roughly 40 online compa-
nies, he said.
People are accessing the re-
cords by lying and posing as
customers, cell phone company
employees and even as repre-
sentatives for "speech-impaired
customers," Siy said.
In addition to infringing on
personal privacy, Speiser said, the
availability of private cell phone
records puts law enforcement of-
ficers in danger.
"There is a history of criminals
getting the numbers of officers
and using them for intimidation,"
One of the companies ad-
vertising records for sale is
www.locatecell.com, which states
on its Web site, "Give us the cell
phone number, and we will send
you the calls made from the cell
A spokesperson from
www.locatecell.com could not be
reached for comment.
SFCC will lay off career counselors this summer
By DANNY SANCHEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
The 27 SFCC employees who help people
find jobs at the One-Stop Career Center will
soon have to find new jobs for themselves.
Beginning July 1, SFCC will no longer pro-
vide One-Stop with caseworkers who assist
those looking for a new career.
Although the caseworkers will no longer
work for SFCC, they could be rehired once
another organization is found to provide the
service, said SFCC spokesman Larry Keen.
The college will instead focus on bolster-
ing its educational programs, Keen said.
"We're no longer going to provide the
social services side of it," he said.
Keen said the counseling service did not fit
with the college's mission and that SFCC was
not pressured to stop offering the service.
"It was our decision. It had just become
too much of a strain," Keen said. "Overall,
the college's enrollment is over 16,000. It's
becoming a strain for the college to do what
it's not really suited to do that well."
"Overall, the college's enrollment
is over 16,000. It's becoming a
strain for the college to do what it's
not really suited to do that well."
The caseworkers cost approximately $1.2
million a year, but the money does not come
from SFCC, Keen said.
The counseling service is funded by
a combination of federal, state and other
grants. The money is controlled by a local
board, which contracts a company to manage
SFCC is contracted by the company to
The college originally provided the ser-
vice "to be a good community partner," Keen
said. "We were encouraged to do this by
people in government, so we took it on."
Keen said SFCC will help the caseworkers
find new jobs.
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Alito v. Roe
Liberals fret over future
of abortion rights
As the possibility of a successful filibuster grows more
unlikely, the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to
the Supreme Court looks increasingly probable.
But despite the man's nearly impeccable credentials as a
legal scholar, only one question seems to be on everybody's
Will Samuel Alito and the new conservative majority on the
Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade?
Alito's refusal to follow John Roberts's lead by calling the
case "settled law" in his judiciary hearings is troubling to many
If confirmed, Alito will replace the moderate Sandra Day
O'C6nnor on the Supreme Court. O'Connor was a critical
swing vote in many of the court's most divisive cases over the
past 20 or so years. Many times, she was the crucial vote in sup-
porting Roe v. Wade.
Now, the liberal safety net is being replaced with a much
Pro-choice activists are up in arms. "[Anti-abortion ad-
vocates] have an anti-choice president and an anti-choice
Congress. Now they want an anti-choice Supreme Court," said
Nancy Keenan, president of Naral Pro-Choice America.
And President Bush isn't exactly easing their fears. On
Monday, the 33rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Bush
told abortion opponents that they are "pursuing a noble cause,"
and that they "will prevail."
So we can understand the tension.
But abortion is one issue that we take a liberal stance on.
We think that a woman's right to choose should never be
infringed upon, especially in the first trimester.
And in Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court agreed.
In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that states could only pro-
hibit abortion during the second trimester or later.
There was only one problem.
The Supreme Court is charged with interpreting the
Constitution as it is written.
The last time we checked, the words "trimester" and "abor-
tion" are conspicuously absent from the document.
Which means that the -Supreme Court based its decision
in Roe v. Wade on little more than its own opinions. There is
precious little explicit support for the decision anywhere in the
The court's ruling rested on a so-called implied right to pri-
vacy found in the Bill of Rights and on the due process clause of
the Fourteenth Amendment.
But the decision and its constitutional foundations seem
vague and contrived.That wasn't the way that our Constitution
was meant to be interpreted.
Roe v. Wade should have never been decided by nine people
in black robes, entirely divorced from the society at large. This is
an issue that must either be settled at the state level or by way of
a Constitutional amendment.
While we think that a woman should have a right to choose,
we can also understand how reasonable people could disagree.
In the end, this will require a great national soul-searching.
We need open dialogue between both sides to make any sense
of the arguments.
It is a complex debate, and we should expect complex posi-
We've seen the sign-waving protesters, the name-calling
demonstrators and the street-corner activists.
But in the end, this isn't an issue for extremists on either side.
This is an issue for the reasonable moderates across the fruited
Only through them can we hope to gain any real sense of
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Message of 'West Wing'
Next week, President Bush will deliver his sixth
State of the Union address in which he will outline
the American government's general direction for
the next year.
In the recent past, several new and troubling stories
have come to light that call into question the Bush admin-
istration's devotion to civil liberties and the principles of a
balanced federal government.
So let's talk about a canceled television show.
NBC announced Sunday that, due to declining ratings,
it was canceling the award-winning drama, "The West
Wing," at the conclusion of this season its seventh. If
that doesn't seem to be earth-shattering news of great na-
tional import, well, we all have our blind spots.
That "The West Wing" was a brilliant show for several
years has always seemed to me a self-evident truth.
But "The West Wing" is (was?) more than just a qual-
ity program. It was centered on politics, yes, but plenty
of shows have had political themes or have dealt in some
Sway with current events. "The West Wing's" underlying
left-wing philosophy was obvious and undeniable. On
rare occasions it was also quite heavy-handed.
But the show transcended its liberal ideology in large
part because of extraordinary writing, which enabled
brilliant performances from an ensemble cast. Artistic
appreciation cuts across all partisan barriers. Brilliance is
brilliance, whether the message is liberal or conservative.
It's how liberals who love the English language can
consider George Will's columns a twice-weekly treasure
chest. It's how they cherish Peggy Noonan's work or
Ronald Reagan's brilliant oration after the Challenger
But artistic excellence, though an admirable end in and
of itself, is not usually enough to grab hold of our imagina-
tions. Great writing,-great acting, great directing we un-
derstand these-things and appreciate them intellectually,
but memories aren't always formed intellectually.
The Bare Truth
will live on
In a post-Vietnam War, post-
Watergate age when government
gives us so many reasons to be
cynical, we can never believe that
there are decent politicians. We've
long since stopped demanding
elite behavior from our leaders,
and as a result they've long since
stopped even pretending to exhibit
But then we had this show, an
incredibly unrealistic drama where intelligent, idealistic,
dedicated men and women avoided being corrupted by
We had this show where serious men used serious
words to discuss serious problems.
We had this show where language was treated as a sub-
lime instrument, designed to uplift our spirits, not crush
them with the sheer, overwhelming banality of regurgi-
tated talking points.
It was a show written by Hollywood liberals who loved
and respected their country enough to expect greatness
out of even fictional politicians.
For all the eloquence, the' erudite vocabulary and the
sophisticated themes, "The West Wing" proudly dis-
played an idealism so complete as to be breathtaking.
How could these perfectly intelligent writers living in the
most cynical region of a cynical country maintain such an
abiding faith in American politics?
That irrational dream fed the creative energy of one of
the few shows that actually left its audience feeling more
energetic during the ending credits than the opening ones.
The energy and idealism inspired by "The West Wing"
will shape American culture long after its May departure.
Andrew Bare is a journalism senior. His column appears on
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LGBT students still feel threatened at UF
Last Tuesday, Christina Miller brought
questions about the need for an LGBT
Student Affairs director before the Student
But Christina left the Senate meeting
almost immediately after, not even waiting
for someone to answer her question. We've
been reading the accounts of Christina's
little campus crusade for heterosexuality
in the Alligator recently, and we've even
answered some questions, but we feel
like there are things not being said or said
wrong in the articles. Hopefully this will
clear it up.
The climate here on campus is still very
scary for LGBT students, especially those
who are closeted. In 2003, a campus climate
report was published regarding LGBT stu-
dents stating that they were often afraid
and uncomfortable on their own campus.
LGBT students .have higher incidences
of harassment, verbal and physical, and
are the minority group most likely to feel
scared in dorms, at Homecoming and even
The climate report also showed that
heterosexual students noticed a higher in-
cidence of homophobia and heterosexism
Nationally, gay, lesbian and bisexual
youth are two to three times more likely
to attempt suicide than straight youth.
The attempted suicide rate of transgender
youth is over 50 percent. The reason these
numbers are so high is because we live in a
country of Christina Millers.
When young people come to Christina
(we can only pray for the students under
her care as an RA) with problems about
their sexuality, they are told to change the
desire they never chose, or just deal with
When it comes to the LGBT community
here, we have to fight discrimination daily
merely for the right to exist, and that is why
the position is necessary.
Zachary Clark, Adelle Fontanet,
Pride Student Union
Krishna lunch should remain on campus
David Gruskin's Monday letter to the
editor regarding the Krishna Lunch smacks
of revenge, and, typical of revenge tactics, it
fails to fully consider the issue.
Might I suggest he pay his delinquent
dollar and continue to lunch with the
Krishna, or not pay it and exercise his pref-
erence at any of the high-priced, low-nutri-
tion, corporate feed.stations around the UF
Krishna Lunch is first and foremost the
most affordable lunch option available on
the UF campus. This is in large part due to
the fact that they do not have to rent perma-
nent space and pay service fees to the uni-
versity. This infraction is likely tolerated,
in part, because UF recognizes (I hope) the
benefit of a low-priced, nutritional lunch
to the student body. This alone is reason to
hope for the future existence of the service.
Consider the financial implications of
Gruskin's jaded rant to the hundreds of
students for whom the Krishna Lunch is
their least expensive and most nutritional
Second, Krishna Lunch is the only vege-
tarian option consistently available on cam-
pus. Presumably the food industry does not
believe that vegetarian diners deserve more
than a baked potato (Wendy's) or a veggie
sub (Subway). It is a tremendous benefit to
vegetarian UF students to have one dining
option that is not driven solely by the bot-
Krishna Lunch's existence on campus
may be attributable to a loophole in UF
policy or administration.
It is, in fact, a shame that they have to ex-
ploit it. But do not forget that your $2 dona-
tion is simply another variant of exploiting
a loophole; we students can only hope that
in the long run their karma is better than
UF law school shouldn't focus on race
It is time we think about the minor-
ity issue reasonably. In last Thursday's
Alligator, the students of the Levin College
of Law petitioned for administrators to
accept more peoples of diversity. Several
current Levin students commented that
there are not enough people of their own
The article then gave the current minor-
ity enrollment at the college for the 2005
year as 23 percent and asserted the belief
that Levin had no hopes of entering the Top
10 without raising that number.
First, schools should not be ranked
based on a single percentile. Schools should
be ranked based on the quality of teachers,
students and the ability to produce schol-
ars useful to society. No one can be denied
from law or any other school due to his or
her race this I agree with and absolutely
demand. But if an unqualified student of a
minority background is accepted to a pro-
gram because his or her race will increase-
a school's ratings, then the system becomes
corrupt and unjust.
Instead of feeling sad about not having
enough people of your own background,
why not get to know people of other
cultures? Is that not the point of having
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Murderer's execution postponed
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
The execution of the man who
murdered a Pensacola police officer
in 1982 was delayed Tuesday night.
Clarence E. Hill was scheduled
to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. in
Raiford, but the U.S. Supreme Court
issued a stay, effectively suspending
the execution until further notice.
"Throughout all the years I have
witnessed executions, I have never
witnessed this kind of a delay,"
.said former Florida Department of
Corrections spokeswoman Debbie
Buchanan has witnessed 29
executions and said she has never
been to an execution where wit-
nesses waited an hour and had to
Silence filled the chamber when
Florida State Prison 'assistant war-
den Randall Polk did not give rea-
sons as to why the execution was
"The prison is prepared to ex-
ecute Hill as soon as the Supreme
Court makes a decision," Polk said.
Polk said he expects the U.S.
Supreme Court to hold a hearing
Hill was convicted of. shoot-
ing and killing Pensacola police
Officer Stephen Taylor and wound-
ing Taylor's partner, Officer Larry
Bailey, in a bank robbery at Freedom
Savings & Loan, now First Gulf
"I have never witnessed
this kind of a delay."
Former Florida Department of
Hill has spent 23 years on death
row. Before Hill was nearly execut-
ed, he spent most of his time in his
cell at Florida State Prison, located
On Tuesday, Hill's pen pal from
Italy, Serena Magano, and his spiri-
tual adviser, Khaled Muhammed
visited him in prison.
Some of his sisters and brothers
visited him last week as well.
Hill did not request his last meal
and did not eat the meal that was
provided: glazed ham, fruit glaze,
greens, black eyed peas, coleslaw,
bread, tea and a cookie.
Hill has tried to appeal his execu-
tion several times, but both the state
and U.S. Supreme Courts rejected
Hill has claimed that he should
not be executed because of his
mental retardation, according to an
article in The Miami Herald.
The Supreme Court rejected his
claim because an evaluation showed
that Hill exhibited only mild retar-
dation, according to the article.
Hill was supposed to be injected
with a drug to deaden the pain and
another drug to paralyze the body.
After receiving both drugs, he
would get injected with potassium
chloride, which would induce a fatal
Since 1976, there have been 60 ex-
ecutions in Florida, and there have
been 1,006 executions nationwide.
Benefit criteria lifted
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an unnecessary invasion of privacy.
Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for human resources,
removed the "non-platonic relationship" requirement and
said the remaining criteria should be enough to define the
employee's relationship. The affidavit is no longer posted
"I certainly feel horrible about the confusion that has
surfaced around this," Cavanaugh said. "The intent is to
provide a health benefit to those individuals who are de-
fined as domestic partners."
He added that the "non-platonic" clause was not in-
tended to mean a sexual relationship, but rather to indicate
that the domestic partner was not just a roommate.
It is a standard requirement in domestic partner af-
UF President Bernie Machen wrote in an e-mail that the
wording change was "not a big deal" next to the new pro-
gram itself, which was approved by UF's Board of Trustees
"We didn't want to detract from a significant policy ac-
complishment," he wrote.
Tamara Cohen, UF's lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-
gender affairs director, did not respond to repeated re-
quests for comment.
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Menacing dogs may be euthanized, law states
DOGS, from page 1
Alachua County or euthanized. However, Commissioner
Mike Byerly suggested eliminating the option of relocating
"We're going to basically send the problem outside the
county," he said.
More than a dozen citizens at the meeting shared their
experiences with aggressive dogs.
Several described incidences of menacing dogs that fol-
Gainesville resident Dana Hill became emotional as he
described how two dogs mauled his cat, Lucy, in his back-
yard in November. He said Lucy died five days later.
"We all invest a lot emotionally-in our pets," Hill said.
"When she died, it was a really devastating blow."
Gainesville resident Toni Fair spoke against the new
law as she described her love for her dog, Elvis, who was
declared to be dangerous by animal services after acting ag-
gressively toward a neighbor and chasing a postal worker.
Gainesville resident Kathy Meiss has worked to bring
the issue of dangerous dogs to the county's attention since
"I'm very pleased because they put the safety of the pub-
lic as their No. 1 priority," Meiss said.
Is your dog dangerous?
A dog can be declared "dangerous" after an
investigation by Alachua County Animal Services if it:
Changes made to the county ordinance:
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BROOKS, from page 1
Disadvantaged children lack what Brooks called
"human capital," which includes qualities like as-
piration and social skills that children from upper-
middle class backgrounds have.
"We see that the most accountable insti-
tutions are the public schools. We as a
country have to address the most basic
needs of children."
College of Education's Lastinger Center for
About one-half of children from families with
incomes of $96,000 per year graduate college be-
fore 26, while one in 15 children from families with
incomes of $36,000 graduates in the same time, he
After his speech, a panel of UF professors and
outside educators reacted to Brooks' speech.
"We see that the most accountable institutions
are the public schools," said Donald Pemberton,
director of the College of Education's Lastinger
Center for Learning, in his reaction. "We as a
country have to address the most basic needs of
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 11
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CLOSE TO CAMPUS
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2
*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
Going, Going, GONEII
2BR/1BA only $675
Spacious floor plan, Quiet atmosphere
Move in TODAY! 376-1248
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695-
1800 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
One mile to campus & Shands 2BR/1.5BA
Avail. Aug. 1st Wood floors, W/D, DW, clean,
no pets, sm, 1038 SW 6th Dr. $600/mo
*CONDOe 3BR/3BA furn, pool, tennis, bus
rte, W/D, fridge, Oaks Mall near. lyr+ $1100/
mo, *HOME* 3BR/2BA 1 car garage,
fireplace, gorgeous 1+ acres, young prof,
area $1350/mo. Trippe Realty 538-1133.
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-
LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Bivens Arm Condo. Huge 2BR/2BA.
Lrg den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood floors,
pool incl. $1200/mo 321-231-1505 1-31-
Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling furn/unfurn Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2
Near Law School 3-1, 1-1 1st & last. Pref.
grad std. No pets, W/D hook up, dish, wd
firs., cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call Tom
>8PM or wkd 954-529-4031 2-7-20-2
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 ONice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
-routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
August 1- 1 Blk. to UF
3BR/1BA. 1227 SW 4th Ave. Fresh Paint,
Newly refinished wood firs., spotless, CH/
AC, extras $1160/mo. Call 352-331-0590,
514-5060 cell. 1-27-20-2
Monticello 3BR/2.5BA. 4942 NW 1st Place.
$1300/mo. Club house, pool, bus line. Avail.
Jan to Aug. Call Eric @ 538-1133 or 373-
Cricket Club Condo. 4BR/2.5 BA 1965 sq. ft.
All amenities, pool, bball, playground, tennis.
Completely refurbished. Dec '05. Near UF,
Shands, shopping. $ 1500/mo. Call 352-333-
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 2-28-31-2
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood, close to Shands, UF
& library. $350/mo per room,. Pets ok. Call
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. two
2BR & 2BR + study $789/mo & 1 BR $470/mo
incl utils. 1st, last, sec. No dogs please 378-
HOUSE FOR RENT
Bike to UF. 3/1, AC and heat, fireplace, new
kitchen. Large fenced yard, dog ok. Call 395-
CLOSE IN LOTS OF GREEN SPACE
2BR home $650/mo. Call 352-378-9220 or
Gator Place 2br/1ba condo, newly renovat-
ed, d/w, hkups, near Shands/Vet School/bus
lines edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
Victoria Apartments vintage 1br/lba down-
town, Ig roomswood floors, walk or bike to
UF, $525 edbaurmanagement.com 375-
SW Lg 1br, iba. 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 by! 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
SA *** A Cheap A ***
1 BRApts. Near UF & downtown. Starting @
$395/mo. Avail. Now. Others Available. Call
Apartment Bargain Shoppers.
SCheck 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 $550 mo
Andree Realty 375-2900
Walk To Class
S2br, 1 ba excellent condition
909 SW 6th Ave
Pets OK $450
Andree Realty 375-2900
Available NOW! Spacious 2BR/2BA. Newly
remodeled. Brandywine. Archer Rd. Pool
view. No pets. $795/MO Water & garbage
included. Perfect for 2 or 3 roommates.
References required. Call 813-924-5304
1/1, 2/2, & 3/2 Villas with backyard
Newly Renovated, Full Appliances
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake,374-FUNN (3866)
COZY 3BR/2BA Convenient to UF, Shands,
VA& SFCC. Great NW location on cul-d-sac.
Fenced yard, W/D. New heat & air, carpet,
windows, non-smokers. Pets negotiable.
$900/MO 262-9131 2-3-10-2
6 BLOCKS to UFI
Nice, quiet, clean studio
New carpet & paint, W/D,
internet, electric & cable free[
$565/mo Call Robin 538-1708 1-27-5-2
Spacious 3BR/2BA house available immedi-
ately. Large, fenced-in backyard. High-speed
internet capable. Living & dining room furnish
available if needed. $950/mo. No sec dep.
Call Meghan at 352-871-6922 for more info
Luxury Townhouses 2/2.5. Spacious units
in gated community. Golf & Country Club.
W/D, Alarm, Garage. Pet friendly. Rent starts
$995/mo. Call 352-359-4438. 2-7-10-2
MODERN CRACKER HOUSE
for Rent-1BR/1BA. In private wooded cul-
de- sac near downtown. W/D included. 125
SE 10th St. $550/mo. Call Peter 316-6667
EFFICIENCY in quiet NW neighborhood.
All utils/cable incl. $395. Call after 5:30 PM.
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
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Oxford Manor Utils.
incl. Furnished except BR. Great amenities &
great bus rte. W/Din unit $440/MO Available
now. Call 386-547-9131 1-30-15-3
MUSEUM WALK 2BR/2BA Two story.
Furniture Avail. For Rent. Free tanning/gym/
DW/WD Very close to UF Laidback Apt.
ASAP. Steven 850-960-8486. 1-25-10-3
Spacious 1BR/BA in a 4BR/BA. Apartment
in The Landings on SW 13th ST. $360/mo
plus utils. Call Scott at 352-514-4356. Avail.
2BR/1BA avail.in SunBay Apts. First floor
with view of Duckpond. No pets. Avail. Now!
$560/mo. Jan rent free. Call 352-846-5071.
1 BR/ 1BA House across the street from
campus off Univ. Avail. late Dec, assume
lease until 8/06. $410/mo. Length/ Price.
Call Will @ 352-562-1191. email@example.com
Live Downtown! Avail Immediately! Shared
townhome in Arlington Square. 1 or 2 bed-
rooms avail. Each w/private bath $450/470
+util. Call 561-706-9796 2-9-20-3
1BR for rent in 4BR house wood floors, W/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
Female sublet 1BR/1BA of 3BR/3BA apt. in
the Laurels. Large walk-in closet, upstairs
with balcony in bedroom. $413/mo, leasee
will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE AVENUES F/M roommate wanted
for a 1/1 in a 2/2.5 apt. Walking distance
to campus. $527.50/mo + util. unfurnished.
Avail.ASAP Call Kelly at 239-821-3177. 1-
Female 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-
"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
2 apartments available in the Estates, 1
Sale, 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
Female @ Melrose Apt. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/
4BA. W/D in unit cable, int, utils included.
Fitness center, pool, spa, ball, vball, ten-
nis, computer room & game room. Jan-Aug.
$367/mo 916-295-4090 1-25-5-3
Independent Studio Apt for sublease. No
roommate hassles. Water, sewer, garbage
incl you only pay electric. Near Butler Plaza.
Up to July 06. Call 323-384-8608. 1-25-5-3
Countryside @ University Condo. 2 bedroom
avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Water, elec
incl except phone.-Call Irvin 904-610-0967 or
email email@example.com 1-25-5-3-
One or Two rooms in NW 3rd
Ave 2/1 Nice balcony $350/mo each. Call
ROYAL 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-
1BR/.5BA in 3BR/2BA in Hawaiian Village.
Rent $215 +1/3 electric. Looking for seri-
ous, clean, quiet male. Call 352-338-2092 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org 1-25-3-3
3rd floor apt at Gainesville Place Jan Aug
06. $495/mo. One mo FREE! 3 great room-
mates lots of amenities, very safe and fun!
Must be female. Call 407-448-1604 1-30-
1 ROOM in 3BR HOUSE
1 minute walk from law school & bus stop.
2718 SW 3rd Place. $400/mo + uitls. 305-
**10 BLOCKS TO UF**
Quaint 1BR/1BA apt in historic Victorian
house, wood firs, ceiling fans, huge bed-
room. Most pets ok. $475/mo. Avail imme-
diately. 225 SW 3rd Ave. Amy 352-338-8427
UNIVERSITY COMMONS 1 BR in 4BR/2BA.
High Ceilings, W/D, pool, gym. Cable wire-
less internet & util. incld. Close to UF &
shopping centers. Sum C May- Aug. Female
$355/Mo. Call 786-683-4282. 2-7-10-3
2 BR/2.5 BA. Townhouse @ The Gardens.
$669/mo. Free gym membership, part furn
common area, balcony & small porch.Quiet
neighborhood. Call 352-219-1620. 2-7-
1 BR furnished apt-style w/bath & kitchen
$510/mo until. incl. Windsor Hall. Behind
Norman Hall. Call 561-716-1842 2-7-10-3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm.with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4
F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
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 1-27-15-4
Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BAJown-
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
Roommateswanted for3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
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12, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006
Need roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities. Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 10 min from UF. High speed +
cable.'Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
Handyman can work off rent. Roommates
share 2BR/2BA in Clayton Est. $150 dep/
$300mo. Police clearance. Sat. TV & phone
incl. 1/2 GRU bill. Sat dish. Unlimited long
distance Call 331-2344 1-31-15-4
M/F to share w/3 UF students. No party
animals. 4BR/3BA house. Newly remodeled.
Close to UF Fully furn. incl. W/D. Incl. cable,
intemet, you pay 1/4 utils. $350/mo $250 sec
dep. No pets/NS Avail now 386-212-1578
1BR/1BA avail, in 2BR/2BA male/ female
roommate wanted ASAP. Laidback apt. Very
close to UF 1/3 util. Steven 850-960-8486.
Room in 2BR/1BA. 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW comer of UF
campus. Wood floors, washer, dryer, CA,
DSL, piano, off street parking. $500/ mo, util.
incl. Call Zac 352-281-9900. 1-25-10-4
Room for met in quiet NW area.
Looking for CLEAN prof. / student.
LG 2/2 split floorplan.
$425 + 1/2 utils. FREE wireless
Call Miguel 514-6616. 1-25-10-4
2BR/2BA. Condo. Nice gated community.
Own parking space. On bus route. Close to
UF. Own W/D community pool, racquetball,
clean: $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. email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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-
Room for rent. 307 SW 16th Ave. $310/MO,
$100 deposit, 1/2 cable + utils. Hi spd. inter-
net & furishings 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
M/F Roommate for house on 34th St. and
University Ave. $300/ mo + 1/4 utilities. Great
Roommates. Available Now. Call Anthony
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
nowl 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
$550/mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury Includes everything! Serious
student/professional preferred. Great
place & very nicel 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 fumished 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.
Male or Female for spacious 2/1.5 at Sun
Harbor Apts. Avail. Feb. 15 min walk to
campus or Shands. $290/mo. Call (352) 374-
Female needed for 3BR/2BA house. 2 miles
off UF Campus $400/MO +1/3 utils. Call
Melissa 239-293-4024 1-27-5-4
Rockwood Villas 1BR/1BA Available in
3BR/3BA condo, $400/MO + utils. Close to
campus & on bus route. Call Karly at 352-
514-1617 Leave msg. 2-17-20-4
Available immediately Lg room w/pvt bath. M/
F, 5 min to UF. Sparkling home in Kirkwood.
6-12 mo lease. W/D, nicely decorated-new
paint, furn/unfurn. $350 -$450/mo + util. 352-
375-6996 or 352-284-0979 2-6-10-4
Furnished 2BR/1BA. Computer/internet. No
smoking. M/F. $350/mo includes everything.
264-2427 or leave message. Ridgeview
area. Not allergic to kittens! 1-30-5-4
BR w/pvt BA conv location, quiet park-side,
NE home. Serious student female NS,
mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/dntn. Can furn if need.
$500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3998
Furnished room in large apt in pool com-
munity close to Shands. Non-smoking pro-
fessional only. Utilities and cable included
$450/mo. 376-7632 1-30-5-4
2 student/prof CLEAN roommates wanted to
share newly-remodeled 4/3 2200 sq ft house.
DirecTV, wireless network, parking, lawn ser-
vice, security, near Bus Route 10. $375/mo
all inc. Call Chris 283-3464 1-30-5-4 .
NS. Prof/Grad student for own BR/BA in
large quiet house. 8 blocks from UF. No party
animals or pets. W/D & wireless. $475/mo +
utils. Call 727-433-0229. 1-31-5-4
M/F Roommate wanted for 3/2 house. 3rd
bed used as office. Must like pets. Other pets
considered. $425 +1/2 utils. off of SW 35th.
$250/mo. House. Lease till July. By Leo's
706 &-University Ave, close to campus, 1 Female Roommate needed for master BR
large yard, central A/C, wood.floors, can- in 4 BR/3BAkouse. Largewalk-in closet. On
pet too. $99/deposit. 352-870-0904/318-'' the corner o( INV 34th & 8th. $380/mo. Call.
4553 1-31-10-4 ........... 727-501-2554. 1-31-5-4
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Countryside Condo 2BR/2BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4BA. Ethernet & util. incl, WID, nicely
furn. secure. Exercise/pool. Direct bus UF- 3
mi. $465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3464. Flo
352-357-9656 or 352-636-4814 or 357-9656
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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
the phone. Please Call 373-Find
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5
NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 4-26-72-5
* 2BR/2BA 1226 sq. ft. BRANDYWINE
* 5BR/2.5BA 2000 + sq. ft. HOUSE. Near
NE 16th Ave. with new roof, tiled floors, large
fenced yard. Asking $185k 222-5143
**WALK TO UF**
from "Jackson Square" Gainesville's hottest
new development. Reserve today. Call Eric
Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
-FREE LIST OF HOMES
Campus Realty Group 4-26-72-5
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.
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-
ROCKWOOD VILLAS -By owner 3BR/3BA
townhouse on bus route. Close to University
& mall. W/D, tile floor & more. Very well main-
tained. Call NOW305-926-8120 2-3-10-5
Destiny Condos- Brand NEW!
1 BR/1BA;tile, W/D, dishwasher
1220 NW 1st Ave- Walk to UF!
Call for pricing.Campus Realty 692-3800
4BR/3BA House 10 min from UF. Perfect for
student that wants to live rent-free. Home
warranty incl. Call Aaron Compean with
ERA Treand Realty. Count on Compean for
All Your Real Estate Needs 352-745-6118
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 $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEW! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$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..
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"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"*
'Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
n plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION-
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 4-26-72-6
SOFA W/PULL OUT BED. Hardley used, flo-
ral, tapestry pattern, $350. MATCHING FULL
SIZED SOFA W/OUT PULLOUT $250. Call
days 372-2206 or eve. 495-1274 1-27-11-6
* QUEEN SIZE MATTRESS & BOX
SPRINGS. Perfect condition. $100
* WASHER Kenmore, heavy duty, super
capacity. Mint condition. $150. -
Call 352-870-7750 1-25-5-6
Twin bed, mattress, large desk, and 2 small
metal shelves all for only $175. Call 954-309-
FUTON & 2 REFRIGERATORS
* Mission style, wood/metal frame $100
* 4.3 cu ft- 1 white, 1 stainless $75/each
Call 352-239-6989 1-27-5-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129: Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352,
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King sets
$99 *from estate sale. Safe pine bunk bed
$109. 376-0939/378-6005 Call-A-Mattress
4370 SW 20th Ave. 4-26-63-6
Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES S SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-26-72-7
4 -877- 9-8007
FIX YOUR COMPUTER FOR ONLY $49
-Computer/ laptop repair
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7
DELL INSPIRION LAPTOP 3.2 MhZ,
Pentium, 512 MBRAM, 40GBHD, 802.12,
WIFI wireless access modem, 14.1" monitor.
Purchased March, 2004. Like new. $600.
Call after 5:30pm. 352-256-1717, Bob. 1-
,d W& MMh otw ac&
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.
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS" 56-9565.
We buy computers and laptops SCOOTEI
Working and Non-working miles. Ex
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street Needs no
4-26-56-7 Call 262-4
NEW CASIO PRIVIA KEYBOARD *Running
Total of 88 keys that are weighted. In perfect *NEED H
condition. Have only owned for 1 month. *Over 10
Pedal and seat included. 1-25-5-8 *Call Dor
5 INFINITY SPEAKERS- Surround sound.
Very good condition. Incl. center speaker
W/2 tower speakers & 2 bookshelf speakers
$500/OBO. Call now 256-3515. 1-254-8
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
Like new condition: Cost $400.
Sacrifice at $225. 352-375-2668 1-30-5-9
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
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and morel!
Best Prices and Customer 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 pick up.:
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
Get your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
Only scooter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
RPM Motorcycles Inc
377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
LIKE NEW 05 XPEED SCOOTER
w/cable lock andalarm. Less than 200 miles.
Top speed of 50. $1300 OBO (352) 871-
2000 GSXR 600. Yellow and black 5000
miles. Great condition. $5700 obo. Matching
helmet, leather coat, and gloves. Call.352-
R 50cc. QUINGI 2004. Only 600
cellent condition, runs excellent.
thing. Park anywhere. Only $495.
ASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
IONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
yr svc to UF students
l@ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
CARS -CARS BuySSellSTrade
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
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
Sun City Auto
No Credit Check
"O" Down & Up
Sun City Auto
File Here Drive TODAY
BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
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.
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
2000 FORD MUSTANG.
Blue, 78,000 miles. Looks brand new. $6,500
OBO. Call 954-600-1731 1-27-5-12
SUN CITY AUTO
Test drive any vehicle and
*GET A 3 DAY, 3 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12
1994 FORD TAURUS
91k miles, good condition, runs good $1300/
OBO. Call 377-8078 1-25-2-12
93 Toyota Celica GTS white 2dr hatch. 160k
miles, runs great, good gas mileage. CD
player,, new speakers, $2500 obo call Rob
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady.need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 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
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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-
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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 25, 2006. We will contact you for an
interview opportunity to get your career jump
started! EEO/AA. 1-25-10-14
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! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
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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 NW 6th St.
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
NO SALES -
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105 -.
Must work eve/wknd
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15- $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any ofthe 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: email@example.com 2-
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
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14, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2006
*Room and Board Included
Get Paid to Playl
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp.Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact
Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext 251 or
352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14
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
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
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
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
FT and PT for hotel. Hourly & bonus.
Weekdays & weekends. Friendly attitudes
w/good customer svc skills. Apply in person:
4021 SW 40th Blvd. 2-1-15-14
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: Where Are You ???
FT NANNY NEEDED 30 to 45 hrs/wk. 7 jobs
avilalbe immediately: Great $ for exp.Noah's
Ark Nanny: 352-376-5008 1-31-14-14
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
irnsoc/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
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/ email@example.com 1-26-10-14
FISH LOVERS WANTEDII!
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.
FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic en-
thusiastic people. Flexible schedule. Call
David @ 379-3663 1-30-10-14
* The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
to participate in a listening experiment.
* You can earn $10/hr by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
* If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver firstname.lastname@example.org
THE GREATEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE
IS COMING TO UF
Camp Pontiac, a premier co-ed overnight
camp, located in New York State, is looking
for fun, enthusiastic and mature individuals
who can teach and assist in all areas of
athletics, aquatics, the arts, or as a general
Wednesday, February 1st, 2006
10:00AM 5:00 PM
Please e-mail: Staff@camppontiac.com to
set up an interview or call us at 516-626-
IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING AT MAGAZINE,
Distribution Route Driver/Office Assistant
needed Full-Time. As Office Assistant you
should be proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience with I-Mac a plus. As Distribution
Route Driver you must have reliable trans-
portation and able to handle heavy lifting.
Fax resume to 377-6602 or email to acco
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 betw 2&5pm 606 NW 75th St 1-
on 43rd St. Now hiring all positions, all shifts.
Contact Emil 376-8700 1-25-5-14
NEED FRONTPAGE TUTOR
Help teach me FrontPage 2003 to tweak our
existing website: www.clearpassage.com.
Email Larry: email@example.com 1-25-5-14
HOME ON THE RANGE
SALAD SANDWICH PREP & SOME
WAITING. Full time days. Part time LUNCH
WAITSTAFF also needed. 372-5889
Weekends + longer. 45 min N on Santa
Fe River.' Dog, chickens, woodstove,
kayaks'. Wad sttdbt it + only. Email
Wait Staff and Dishwashers
Great Environment, Weekends Flexible Hrs
No Phone Calls/Must Have Experience
Email references to
TGI FRIDAY'S HIRING ALL POSITIONS
Apply in person 3598 SW Archer Rd. Mon
thru Thurs betw 2 & 4pm or anytime online
at: Fridays.com. Weekday lunch availability
required. 1-27-7-14 .
NOW HIRING COCKTAIL WAITRESS
Apply in person Mon, Tues, Wed 7-10pm @
Jewels 108 S: Main. 2-1-10-14
Law School student seeks
for 2 year old. Call 375-3677 1-27-7-14
NANNY NEEDED for 5 yr. old in my home.
Mon, Wed., Fri, 6:30-8:15AM & 2:30-8PM
Must be available both times and have own
transportation. Call 386-454-8970
Looking for a reliable salesperson for a small
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experience needed. People skills are a must.
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Gators prepare for season opener against UCF
By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
S Alligator Writer
You could see the glow in their
eyes, the smile on their faces and the
hop in their step.
Hundreds of workouts and prac-
tices have prepared them for a day
that is finally here.
"The UF women's tennis team
couldn't be more excited for today's
season-opening dual match against
Central Florida at the Ring Tennis
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exciting to play," coach Roland
Thomqvist said. "You can drill and
practice until you turn blue, but it's
not going to be the same as laying it
on the line when there's something
there that matters."
The Golden Knights haven't
given the Gators much trouble in the
past, but Thomqvist said it is a good
team to start the season against.
"Traditionally, they are a team
with grinders," he said. "They hit a
lot of balls and make you play."
"It doesn't matter if I play
No. 1 or No. 6 or even if
I'm not in the lineup, as
long as the end result is us
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the court after sitting out last season
for personal reasons.
The team also features current
No.1 singles player Diana Srebrovic,
who transferred from Virginia after
her freshman year. Srebrovic is fresh
off of her victory at the International
Tennis Association National Indoor
Championships, but said individual
glory is not her goal.
"It doesn't matter if I play No.
1 or No. 6 or even if I'm not in the
lineup, as long as the end result is us
winning," Srebrovic said.
With all the changes the team has
undergone the past two years, team
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Gators hope to gain from loss
* BREWER COULD PLAY
AGAINST SOUTH CAROLINA.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
Adrian Moss has seen it before.
UF's lone senior has been with
the Gators through the highest of
highs and the lowest of lows, the
No. 1 rankings and the first-round
NCAA Tournament defeats.
Now with the No. 5 Gators com-
ing off their first loss of the season,
one in which the top spot in the
polls was on the line, Moss feels
that he's more valuable now than
he's ever been.
He's seen it all and doesn't want
Saturday's defeat at the hands of
Tennessee to snowball into more
"We can either go two ways
with this," Moss said. "We'can
learn from it and become the best
ball dub that we can become, or we
can let this loss turn into two losses
or three losses."
The Gators (17-1, 3-1
Southeastern Conference) will try,
to prevent the losses frompiling up
when they travel to South Carolina
to take on the Gamecocks (10-8, 1-4
SEC) tonight at 8.
And they might also be heading
to Columbia, S.C., with a full com-
pliment of players.
Forward Corey Brewer, who
Donovan said Monday was un-
likely to play after suffering a right
lateral ankle sprairi in the loss to the
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Brewer didn't practice again on
Tuesday but will be evaluated after
the team's shoot-around today to
determine if he will be able to play,
according to a team official.
Brewer's added length would
be a great asset for UF against the
Gamecocks, who start four players
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Forward Adrian Moss, the Gators' lone senior, believes this UF team
has what it takes to overcome its loss to Tennessee.
6-foot-6 or taller.
Without Brewer, who has started
every game since coming to UF, the
Gators would be forced to rely on
6-foot-5 freshman guard David
Huertas and 6-foot backup point
guard Walter Hodge. "
"[Brewer's injury] is going. to
impact us, of course," Moss said.
"Corey's a very good player, a very
good defender, but we've -got to
find a way."
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 20
for court storming"
By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
Tennessee will have to pay the Southeastern Conference
$5,000 for not preventing its fans from rushing the floor
after upsetting then-No. 2 UF 80-76 on Saturday at
Gators coach Billy Donovan and athletics director
Jeremy Foley criticized Tennessee for seemingly allowing
the court-storming incident to take place.
While Foley said he was satisfied with the ruling, a
larger question still remains: Are the fines truly a deter-
"Time will tell," Foley said on Tuesday.
A policy went into effect in December 2004 that would
fine programs, at the SEC commissioner's discretion,
when fans entered the playing field during football or
basketball games. The fines can increase after each infrac-
tion, from $5,000 for a first offense to a possible $50,000
for third and subsequent offenses.
"This policy is designed to create a safe environment
for everyone who participates and attends our athletic
contests," SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said in a state-
ment. "I understand the exuberance of the moment, but
the security and protection of our student-athletes, coach-
es, officials and fans is our primary concern."
Foley said a member of Tennessee's administration
hinted that the fan barrage could have occurred even
before the game had begun. Fans were also accused of 4
harassing UF team employees.
Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl, who's trying to build a
basketball atmosphere in Knoxville, staged a pep rally
prior to the game and had his players enter the arena from
the stairways in the lower bowl seats.
"We'll review like we always do," said Foley when
asked if the fine is enough to deter incidents. "That's a
conversation for a later day. There's an SEC rule and the
SEE SEC, PAGE 20
UF golfer Every buddies up with 'Dubya' during Oval Office visit
e'd gladly rip the head off Saddam most accomplished athletes at UF was ex- ing next to him was the in Kansas, Bush arrived via Air Force One
Hussein and serve it on a plate to caused from class on Monday because of his weirdest feeling ever," hour late. Every, who watched the speech
his dad. He'll hunt down terrorists late afternoon appointment with the President Every said. "He's the TV, blamed a Venezuelan girl who asked
and shove an American flag in their spine, of the United States. i' most powerful man in extremely long question that seemed to irk t
But on Monday, President Bush finally met Back in August, Every and nine other- the world, and I was president. But she opened her question wi
his match. George, meet Matt Every, UF's ver- amateurs from the United States defeated 10 standing within 10 feet the greeting, "bien venidos" Spanish f
sion of, well, you. amateurs from the United Kingdom to win the Andrew of him. "welcome."
He's an identical 5-foot-11, outspoken, prestigious Walker Cup. Bush, forever a fan Abramson "The first thing I no- Every decided to break the ice by tryi
brash and confident. His opponents call him of American supremacy, returned the favor Drew's Control ticed were the huge ear a little of his own Spanish and the Preside
cocky and arrogant, but his supporters know on Monday by inviting Every and six of his firstname.lastname@example.org hairs growing out of his couldn't help but laugh.
him only as the head honcho.
The Gators' prized golfer and one of the
Walker Cup teammates to the Oval Office.
S"I've been around famous golfers, but be-
Fresh off a speech
"We walked in the Oval Office and every-
SEE ANDREW, PAGE 20
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Moss: Gators can overcome adversity of losing
HOOPS, from page 19
'ne Gamecocks are coming off a last-
second loss at Kentucky on Saturday, in
which Wildcats' guardRajon Rondo sank a
3-pointer at the hom.
"In the league right now, almost half of
[South Carolina's] shots have been from
behind the 3-point line," Donovan said.
"They're a very, very dangerous team of-
fensively, which is evidenced by the way
they went.in and played Kentucky... It took
a jump shot at the buzzer by Kentucky to
When the Gators went to Columbia last
year, they found themselves down 17 points
before rallying for a 66-65 win.
That came amid a stretch during which
. the Gators won six of their final seven regu-
Moss spoke about teams that have both
rallied under adversity and folded under it
during his time with the Gators and believes
that this team has the rallying mentality.
"I remember the mentality of each team,
of each individual on those teams the
teams that turned in the losses and the
teams that turned in the wins," Moss said.
"And I see nothing but the characteristics
of the teams that turned into wins. on this
team. We'll be just fine."
Defeating Gators makes Volunteers SEC contender
SEC, from page 19
commissioner enforced the
SEC CONTENDER?: While the
Volunteers are forced to pay
the fine, they are still benefiting
from an important victory.
Pearl realizes Saturday's
win counts as just a single vic-
tory, but he also .knows that
Tennessee, now ranked No. 19
in The Associated Press poll,
has a realistic chance to win a
"I think that since we were
involved in such a big day
in college basketball with
the three upsets, it does help
put Tennessee on the map,"
he said. "But keeping it in
perspective this win counts
as any other SEC win would
"Now if we can win
enough games to be consid-
ered for the NCAA champion-
ship, then we can say that this
win meant a lot."
INSIDE PRESENCE: Mississippi
is quickly turning into the sur-
prise team of the league, thanks
to a transfer from another SEC
Redshirt sophomore center
Dwayne Curtis, who started
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five games and averaged just
2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in
just more than 10 minutes per
game for Auburn during the
2003-04 season, had to wait
an entire year to show that he
was an SEC-caliber big man.
Now, the 6-foot-8, 290-
pounder from Chicago is
ranked ninth in the SEC with
14.8 points per game, fifth in
rebounds per game (7.4) and
second in field-goal percent-
Curtis' emergence helps
explain the Rebels' 3-1 confer-
ence record and 14-4 overall
record heading into tonight's
game at Arkansas.
"He's really good at catch-
ing and scoring with the bas-
ketball," Mississippi coach
Rod Barnes said. "I don't
think we've gotten it to him
enough; I would like our kids
to find him a little more. He
has made it easy for us, and
I've really focused on our of-
fense this year, which is why I
think that our defense is what
needs improvement now."
Arkansas coach Stan Heath
said he remembers Curtis as
an Auburn freshman.
"His year off has helped
him elevate his game," Heath
said. "He has trimmed his
body and is a little more chis-
eled. I think he has had a great
year so far."
ANDREW, from page 19
one ahead of me was just shaking
their head [in disbelief]. I walked over
and said, 'Hey, I'm Matt Every, bien
While most of Every's nervous
teammates fell silent, Bush and Every
- the modern day Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid had 20 minutes
"We talked about sports and I told
him I went to Florida," Every said.
"He said, 'They've got one hell of a
baseball team down there.'"
Every's no stranger to famous
company. In June, he set a record by
finishing in a tie for 28th place at the
U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., the best
finish for an amateur in Open history.
On the final day, he shot a 70,
the fifth-best round of the day. Tiger
Woods shot a 69. Every almost con-
quered Tiger, so now it was time to
pick the president's brain.
"He wore this decked out, pin-
stripe suit, so I asked him what kind
of suit it was, and he said it was
Brioni," Every said. "When I was
leaving, I asked his assistant how
much it cost, and it turned out to be
about three grand."
Every left the Oval Office with
a golf ball autographed by the
Commander-in-Chief along with
a group picture of course, he
managed to find his way to the
president's side in the portrait.
But he couldn't leave without talk-
ing football. Bush surprised Every
by blurting out the name of Matthew
Stafford, the stud Dallas high school
quarterback that committed to
"That's impressive that he knows
about high school football and re-
cruiting," Every said. "So I mentioned
Tim Tebow, but he just kept rambling
on about the guy from Dallas."
Even if Bush isn't familiar with
Tim Tebow, it's a safe bet he won't
forget Matt Every.
"He's a really solid guy," Every
said. "I wouldn't mind sitting back
and having a couple of beers, drink-
ing a bottle of Jack Daniel's with
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