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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 86


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Members of Radhika Gaur's family comfort each other during the memorial service held for the UF student Wednes-


day afternoon at the Friends of Music Room at the University Auditorium.


ADMINISTRATION

Diversity director hired
By JACQUELINE DAVISON "It gives me a great opportunity to
Alligator Writer
jdavison@alligator.org bring together my passion for work-


In appointing a director of Multicultural and
Diversity Affairs, UF officials have left a sig-
nificant vacancy in the fairly new Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual and Transgender Affairs office.
Effective Friday, Tamara Cohen will take the
new position, which will oversee all multicul-
tural issues for UF. Cohen is the former director
of LGBT Affairs.
"It gives me a great opportunity to bring
together my passion for working with students
and multicultural issues," Cohen said. "I want
the campus to feel more like it belongs to ev-
eryone."
Applicants came from all over the United
States, with about 12 candidates ultimately
interviewed for the position. The search took
place .throughout the Fall semester.


Out-rebounded
and out-muscled,
the No. 5 Gators
fell to Southeastern
Conference East
Sbottom-feeder
South Carolina on
Wednesday for
their second con-
secutive loss. See
story, pg. 24.


ing with students and multicultural
issues. I want the campus to feel
more like it belongs to everyone."
Tamara Cohen
former director of LGBT Affairs

Cohen has already begun working with the
staff she will be supervising.
"[The issue is] really serving students well
- both our minority students and majority
students on diversity issues," said Mary Kay
Schneider, associate dean of students.
Cohen will be responsible for UF's various
multicultural groups: the Institute of Black
Culture, the Institute of Hispanic-Latino
-SEE COHEN, PAGE 4


Crash victim



remembered

By NICK PATRICK
Alligator Writer

Friends and family gathered Wednesday afternoon to
remember a UF student described as genuine, loving and
passionate about helping the underprivileged.
More than 40 people attended a memorial at the
University Auditorium for Radhika Gaur, 20, who was
killed in a car.crash Jan. 15 on the way to her
On Jacksonville home.
CampuS "She was a very loving and caring girl,"
Gaur's uncle, Anil, said. "She wanted to do all
she could to help the poor."
Others who knew Gaur recalled her passion to assist the
disadvantaged.
"She couldn't understand why some had so much and
others had nothing," family friend Renu Heda said. "That's
what touched her."
Gaur was a third-year business student.
UF junior Nicole Varma spoke at the memorial and said
she and Gaur attended many campus events together, but
joked about not being on time.
"We would always be two hours late because she didn't
know what to wear," Varma said. "We would dance and get
ready. Getting there was the fun part."
The memorial included a performance by members of
the Women's Chorale, UF's female choir of which Gaur was
a member.
SEE MEMORIAL, PAGE 4


GRE gets a makeover


* THE TEST WILL BE LONGER
AND MORE EXPENSIVE.

By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Students heading to graduate
school will face a brand-spankin' new
test.
. Starting in October, the Graduate
Record Exam will last longer and cost
more the first overhaul in the test's
55-year history. It will also have new
types of questions, a new scoring scale
and fewer testing dates.
The GRE changed to better test the
skills graduate students will need, said


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Matt Fidler, a GRE program manager
for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
based in New York City.
"I think it's well overdue, quite
frankly," said Tim Anderson, associ-
ate dean for research and graduate
programs at UF
Currently, graduate-student per-
formance is often not consistent with
the GRE scores, he said. It has basically
lost its meaning because students can
study for it.
"I think they're making it harder
to get into graduate school," said
Meredith Cochie, a journalism senior
applying to graduate school. "Like it
SEE GRE, PAGE 4


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STATE
Board will discuss tuition hike
A little more funding, a little
more technology and a little more
diversity are just a few things
UF officials said they hope to
stress at today's Florida Board of
Governors meeting.
The board is the highest gov-
erning body of the state university
system. The location of its monthly
meeting, which will be held in the
Reitz Union this month, rotates
among Florida universities.
UF has a vested interest in
several of the issues being voted
on today.
The board will vote on a $5.9
million request for technology
funding for state universities.
If the request is approved
today and passes through the
Legislature, students will be
charged a fee to pay for the fund-
ing.
The fee would not be covered
under the Florida Bright Futures
Scholarship.
The cost to students would be
worth the major improvements
to the university, said UF Provost


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"The opportunity of whatwe
could do if we had a technology
fee would greatly exceed what
we can do now," she said.
Student Body President Joe
Goldberg, who is a member
of the board, said he does not
support the fee because stu-
dents have not had a say in the
matter.
He said he will also fight a
vote proposing the removal of
a cap on how much universities
can increase general charges on
students, which is separate from
the technology fee.
"That's something I'm
definitely concerned about," he
said. "If there was no cap, the
amount that it could be raised is
around 70 percent."


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Today's meeting will also
mark the first time the Access and
Diversity Committee will meet.
UF administrators will conduct
the committee's first presentation
before the board.
The presentation will show the
board what plans the committee
has to create better college oppor-
tunities for minorities and first-
generation college students in the
state, Vice President for Student
Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin wrote
in an e-mail.
The presentation will not be
requesting funds, she said.
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'Rent' star captivates audience with advice, song


By ERIN CHALFANT
Alligator Staff Writer

The sounds of excited, high-
pitched chatter, laughter and clicking
cameras mixed with the soundtrack
from the rock opera "Rent." But just
as the recording of the energetic "La
Vie Boheme" ended, a hush came
over the crowd.
The lights inside the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts
dimmed, and all fell silent.
Wearing a blue pullover with
Italia across the front, jeans and


Converse-style. sneakers, Anthony
Rapp sat casually on a black bar
stool in the center of the stage. Rapp,
best known for his role as Mark
Cohen in "Rent," warned the audi-
ence of the heavy subject matter he
was about to discuss.
"If you don't wanna hear things
that are sad," he said, "you should
leave."
He then offered insight into his
first book, "Without You: a Memoir
of Love, Loss and the Musical Rent,"
to be released in early February.
Rapp wrote the book to come


to terms with a dark, difficult pe-
riod in his life whenboth his mother
and the writer of "Rent," Jonathan
S Larson, died.
He read a
few extended
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S the night Larson
died exactly
10 years ago
Rapp Wednesday.
Larson's
death was just before "Rent" be-
came a success, and the cast mem-


bers were forced to use their perfor-
mances as therapy.
The musical's subject matter al-
ready contained themes of loss, and
Rapp said the show was an effective
means of dealing with the tragedy.
"It is important to know that
grief is not something you have to
get over," he said. "It is something
you have to go through."
But Rapp was also careful to
lighten the mood. Later, he coyly
mentioned that people usually ask
him to sing when he speaks.
The audience took the hint, and


amid an encouraging applause
Rapp sang one of Rent's most
popular songs, "Seasons of Love,"
a cappella. Instead of standing, he
remained sitting, shaking his foot,
fidgeting with the microphone cord
and dosing his eyes.
Rapp also offered advice to as-
piring actors and readily accepted
compliments from fans who could
hardly contain their excitement.
"You're my favorite actor ever,"
said one female fan with a perky,
high-speed voice. "I totally respect
your work."


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Choir student killed in crash


MEMORIAL, from page 1

The choir preformed "Wise Old Owl"
at the service because choir conductor
Ronald Burrichter said it was a song
Gaur enjoyed.
Friends reminisced about how Gaur
matured through her years at UP.
"I could see she blossomed when
she visited me after she started college,"
family friend Poonam Sureka said. "It
was like a butterfly coming out of its
cocoon."
Gaur was lighthearted but always
driven to succeed, said friend Grace Li,
a UF junior.
"I appreciated her sense of indepen-


dence and not following everyone else,"
she said. "Her strength inspired me."
Gaur's friends have had a hard time
coming to grips with the unexpected
nature of her death.,
"It doesn't feel like she's gone because
it was so sudden," UF junior Amilyn
Belarmino said. "It was heartbreaking."
One of Gaur's friends struggled to
accept the news of her death
"I didn't believe it," UF student Mai
Thanh Nguyen said. "I went to her
parent's house hoping it was false."
She added it will take some time to
come to grips with her death.
"Even though it was two weeks ago,
it feels like I saw her yesterday," Nguyen
said.-


LGBT director takes new position


COHEN, from page 1

Cultures, LGBT Affairs and Asian Pacific
American Affairs.
"Prior to that, I've supervised all those ar-
eas, and it's something I feel like I can't do to
the level that it really needs," Schneider said.
"It needs a full-time person doing that."
Other duties for the new director include
advocating issues related to multicultural af-
fairs and acting as advisor for multicultural
dubs. Cohen's first task as director is a strate-
gic-planning retreat Feb. 3.


Positions similar to.Cohen's are common
in most major universities, but Schneider said
the UF position will take a different role than
in other institutions.
"Some places don't have separate facili-
ties like we've got," she said in reference to
the Institute of Black Culture and Institute
of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. "We tend to do
much more of the student affairs work; in
terms of also making sure students are get-
ting the service that they need."
Cohen's old position will be replaced by
a national recruiting process with a search
committee that will conclude March 27.


The new, more expensive GRE will be longer, testing dates will be more limited


GRE from page 1


isn't hard enough already."
The test costs $115. The test
maker, Educational Testing Service,
announced a price hike for the new
test, but hasn't said by how much.
The test is currently offered on a
fairly continuous basis, said Dawn
Piacentino, associate director of
GRE client relations at ETS. It will
be offered 29 times a year. Because
the number of tests is reduced, the
number of testing centers at uni-
versities and colleges will increase


from 300 to 2,500. Half a million
students take the GRE each year.
The current exam lasts 2 1/2
hours, while the new exam will
take more than four hours. The
Increased length is due to more test
content. The test has one 30-min-
ute verbal section, one 45-minute
quantitative section, one 30-minute
essay and one 45-minute essay.
The revamped test will have two
40-minute verbal sections, two 40-
minute quantitative sections and
two 30-minute essays.
In addition, the testing format
has completely changed. Currently,


the GRE is a computer-adaptive
test, which takes a question from a
huge pool and adjusts its difficulty
level based on whether or not the
previous question was answered
correctly, Piacentino said.
A couple years ago, ETS ex-
perienced problems with some
students in China, Hong Kong,
Korea and Taiwan memorizing test
questions, and posting them on-
line, Piacentino said. ETS stopped
administering the pooled-question
test in that region, she said.
The new test will not use a pool
of questions, she said. Every stu-


dent will take the same test with
the same questions. Though the test
will still be on the computer, there
will be little reuse of questions.
Some of the question types
are completely new to the GRE.
Analogies and antonyms will be
scratched in favor for critical read-
ing. There will be less emphasis
on. geometry and more "real-life"
data interpretation, according to
the release.
The verbal and quantitative sec-
tions will each be worth 110 to 150
points. Its current range is 200 to
800 points.


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*Current cost: $115
* New cost: To be announced
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* New length: More than four
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Shortchanged

Deficit underscores

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It's time to get excited about SG Finance.
Because if no changes are made, next year's SG budget
will be incurring a deficit of nearly $310,000.
.SG officials had anticipated an increase of 84 cents per
credit hour in students' Activity & Service Fee.
But the UF Board of Trustees had other plans. It only ap-
proved an increase of 64 cents per hour.
It sounds like small potatoes, but the difference of 20 cents
per credit hour per student adds up to a lot of money.
In fact, it adds up to just about $310,000.
But we're concerned.
Why was SG finding ways to spend money it didn't have
yet?
This isn't an isolated occurrence. Every year, student
senators wind up passing a budget long before the Board of
Trustees lets them know how much they'll be getting.
Usually, the board gives SG its typical increase of 5 per-
cent for the A&S Fee.
The state Legislature limits the total increase in student
fees to 5 percent. The Board of Trustees hits that limit nearly
every year, so it's common for SG's budget to grow by 5 per-
cent as well. Maybe SG has been taking it for granted.
But this year, one of the other student fees increased by
more than 5 percent, so the A&S Fee took a hit.
This year SG got burned.
Now they're going to have to think fast to find programs
to ax.
The "Big Three" in SG funding the Reitz Union,
Recreational Sports and SG itself are going to have to
swallow some cuts.
The real problem, according to Stan Beckerdite, the busi-
ness manager at the SG Finance office, is that the student fee
increases are limited. Beckerdite said such a limitation, com-
bined with inflation, prevents any "real growth."
But maybe we don't want any "real growth."
Inflation is only around 2.5 percent, and if the board is
making out the fees to the full 5 percent each year, we're a
little scared about what they'd do without restrictions.
The university needs more money, but that money should
be going to hire more instructors, not to fund an ever-grow-
ing SG.
SG's budgeting procedure also gives us pause.
Each year, SG budgets pass almost entirely without de-
bate.
The Reitz Union, Rec Sports and student-funded groups
like Accent and SG Productions simply make a guess about
the amount of money they'll need for the coming year.
There's no real incentive for any of them to produce a realis-
tic estimate.
But SG isn't concerned with the totals at all.
If SG receives money from the A&S Fee and doesn't spend
it all, it will undoubtedly face cuts from the trustees in the
future.
SG's only real incentive is to spend it all.
And spend it they do.
If SG will now be able to find $310,000 to cut, we'll have
to wonder whether that money would have been well spent
in the first place.
More than anything else, the budgeting procedure is a
recipe for a bigger SG and more student fees. And that's
something that students definitely don't need.


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Guest column

No justification in Bible for intolerance


he current argument over the new LGBT position on
campus raises the old debate between the religious
and the secular. For me, I ask the fundamental ques-
tion: Is it possible to be a heterosexual Christian and still be
cool about gays?
Can I actually go see "Brokeback Mountain?"
Damn straight.
The "gay marriage" question offers the perfect platform
for this theological debate.
First, if Christians started regulating everything they
judge sinful, where would they stop? Last year, when a
conversation between the president and a prominent evan-
gelical leader was leaked to the media, America heard Bush
say that he will not "kick gays, because I'm a sinner. How
can I differentiate sin?"
He can't, and God doesn't have a seat on Capitol Hill.
But let's back up even further. Is there even a basis for
calling gays sinners? The Bible offers lots of guidelines
about right and wrong. If a Christian looks to the Bible,
should he conclude that homosexuality is bad?
The most commonly cited anti-gay verses focus on the
town of Sodom. In this delightful tale, a mob of villag-
ers demands that a man named Lot give them his (male)
house guests so that they may rape them. When Lot offers
his virgin daughters instead, the mob refuses and storms
the house in protest. God punishes the village's wicked act
with "fire and brimstone."
To hear the story and walk away being anti-gay is like
reading a newspaper article about a burglary-homicide and-
hoping the culprits didn't steal anything too valuable.
This is a story about rape, not gays.
And what's the value of a parable that leaves us saying,
"If they had only taken the virgin daughters, then every-


Michael Day thing would have been OK?"
Speaking Out Ambiguous stories like these are
all over the Old Testament. If we
want to discuss what the Bible says
specifically about homosexuality, we are left with no real
conclusion.
But what does the Good Book say about tolerance and
acceptance?
Here, itis unequivocal. Face it: Jesus was one of the biggest
hippies of all time. If we lbok to scripture for the answerto the
question of gay marriage, we have no choice but to bless it.
After Jesus, I think God's greatest gifts to us are the bless-
ings of intuition, intellect and common sense. We should
use these assets to discern these old rules and laws that
decorate the Bible.
Our relationship with God is like that of a child to his
parent. As we grow, we learn certain rules and laws.
But I don't just stop at red lights because I'd get a ticket
otherwise.
I do it to avoid getting in a wreck.
Likewise, God doesn't make rules and laws for us simply
because he enjoys watching us maneuver through them.
Evil is that which is harmful to our happiness and the
good of society. How, then, can homosexuality be evil?
By my observation, it clearly makes gays happy. Any
unhappiness it brings is probably from societal pressures
and persecution. That's our evil, not theirs.
And homosexuality does society no real harm. If any-
thing, gay marriage would indoctrinate the principles of a
healthy relationship into the lives of millions more people.
I'm sure Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger would
agree.
Michael Day is a political science senior.


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Letters to the Editor
Minority enrollees not underqualified
Past opinions on minority enrollment
at the law school have shown a disturbing
trend.
It seems that striving to increase minority
enrollment has been equated to accepting
unqualified individuals.
On Monday, Stacy Rubel wrote in refer-
ence to increasing minority enrollment,
"What can the administration do? Accept
under-qualified people so that some students
will feel more comfortable sitting in the class-
room?"
Then in yesterday's Opinions section,
Lucy Ray made a similar argument when she
made a statement about minority enrollment
and ratings.
In response to both of these opinions, I say
by no means should the law school let in un-
qualified minorities, but they should recruit
more that are qualified.
Those who assume that increasing mi-
nority enrollment is equivalent to letting in
unqualified people have to re-evaluate how
they look at minorities, just as the law school
should.
And Stacy Rubel is right; law school does
prepare you for the real world, and in the
real world, minorities are still discriminated
against.
Rekeithen Miller
3BA-


Women must decide for themselves
I, like many others, am offended by the war
on choice going on in Gainesville and around
the country.
From propaganda in the skies to the confir-
mation of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme
Court, it is a very timely issue.
Abortion is not an easy topic to discuss. I
hope that most people agree the procedure
should be regulated for safety and kept in
medical settings rather than back alleys.
Women's health and safety should be the ut-
most priority.
Reproductive choice is essential for
women's civil rights and liberties. It has been
protected by the Supreme Court on numerous
occasions.
Women do not have to obtain a permission
slip or sacrifice their own health for an un-
wanted pregnancy, as some pro-life advocates
may wish.
The Democratic Party platform states that
abortion should be kept safe, legal and rare.
It is a very personal decision to be made by
a woman with advice from her doctor and
her god. It is not a choice that anyone makes
lightly.
If you don't agree with abortion, then don't
have one that's your choice. But please
don't try to make decisions for others.
Stephanie Sims
President, UF College Democrats


UF shouldn't fight against med schools
UF can't bully its way to the Top 10, and
that's just what it's doing by publicly telling
UCF and FIU to hold off their plans for their
respective medical schools.
I love UF and think we're the best, but that
doesn't mean we should keep 6ther institu-
tions down. The argument is that there simply
isn't enough state money to fund these new
programs; this is very true, of course.
However, that just means UF will have to
do without for the time being and give UCF
and FIU their time to shine.
I'm an engineering student who admitted-
ly has no cue about medicine, and as tough
as my major is known to be among students,
I bow before the medical students and their
mighty work load.
These people will someday save and touch
the lives of family members, friends and loved
ones everywhere.
UF should set an example by stepping
aside and saying, "We want to give our med
students every opportunity; however, we
want these life-savers, to sprout up all over
Florida, not just those who walk through our
halls."
Besides, UF isn't competing against those
schools for the Top 10 in the first place, so why
hold them back?
Joseph Argento
7EG


License ought to be required for Krishnas
I served as an intelligence contractor
during the capture of Umm Qasr in Iraq,
and I'm back with the Gator Nation to earn
a degree and make a living for myself that
doesn't involve hurting others.
While I appreciate the ongoing debate
regarding Krishna Lunch, I have to agree
with David Gruskin.
While I enjoy diversity and feel that it
must have a place on a college campus, I
have strong reservations about food being
prepared and served to the general public
sans any compliance with health codes and
safety measures.
I am for the most part sure that the
Krishnas wash their hands before cutting
the vegetables and wear hairnets. But all
the same, what, if any, means of recourse
would a dissatisfied student have with a
meal that didn't meet the most basic criteria
of meals provided at one of the many "cor-
porate feed stations," as coined by Dave
Wilsey in yesterday's paper?
So in closing, I would like to stress that I
believe in diversity and believe in Krishna
Lunch, but I also believe David Gruskin
has made valuable points and has done
so without hateful language or maliciou's
intent.
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UF RESEARCH

Astronomers discover new planet similar to Earth


By BOBBY KEITH
Alligator Contributing Writer

Astronomers are one step closer
to finding out if life exists elsewhere
in the universe after discovering a
planet 23,000 light years away.
The planet is the smallest ever
found outside our solar system
- but is five times as big as Earth.
Stephen Kane, a. UF research
associate, was one of a group of
international astronomers who
discovered the new planet, called


OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb.
"This discovery is really good
news because we haven't had an
idea of how common these smaller
planets are," Kane said.
The new planet is orbiting a star
in the Sagittarius constellation; its
presence suggests that other planets
are orbiting the same star. It was
technically spotted July 11, but it
took the team a few months to con-
firm what they found.
To find the planet, the astrono-
mers used a new technique called


"This discovery is really
good news because we
haven't had an idea of how
common these smaller
planets are."
Stephen Kane
UF research associate

"gravitational microlensing," now
one of the three main methods used
to search for planets outside our so-


lar system, Kane said. The technique
is time consuming; it's basically a
nonstop filming of the sky.
And yet the revolutionary tech-
nique is somewhat incomplete.
Because the method finds planets
thousands of light-years away, the
planets are mere specks in the sky,
and astronomers cannot investigate
them further.
However, this latest discovery
will probably lead astronomers to
find even better planetary candi-
dates in the near future, Kane said.


For now, astronomers can only
make an educated guess. They as-
sume the planet cannot support life
and is covered with ice because of its
distance from the star it orbits.
Although Kane believes this is a
major stepping stone in finding out
whether life exists outside of our
solar system, astronomers continue
to search for Earth's equal.
"The fact of the matter is that
nobody knows anything at all yet,"
Kane said. "Because we don't know
how easy it is for life to form."


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By JOE HUNTER
Avenue Writer

While out for a brisk walk,
you might find yourself face-to-
face with a flyer asking you, "Is
there something missing from
your life?"
It's not an advertisement for a
self-help seminar.
It's just one of many posters
that can be found around campus
imploring people everywhere to
engage in the act of "Throwing,
and subsequently, catching a
boomerang."
"The purpose is to get the
idea of throwing boomerangs in
the university sphere," said Ben
Lawson, founder and president
of the Boomerang Squad.
The club, which has had up-
wards of 30 to 40 members, has
been registered as an official dub
at UF in previous semesters, with
Ira Fischler as a sponsor, Lawson
said. Lawson and vice president
Jacob Mauck are in the process of
re-registering it for this semester.
The dub had humble begin-
nings. The idea was first formed
when Lawson returned from
Winter break two years ago with
boomerangs. He and Mauck


began practicing with them and
decided to make a club the next
fall, Mauck said.
The boomerar-gs all "'0 or so
of them are made b\ Law~von
and his tathEr and are pnmarnl\
made from plywood. There are
-several shapes and designs a ail-
able The most common and tra-
dibonal Ls the bell-shaped model,
Law\\on said Aside from that,
there is what club members af-
fectionately call the "wang rang,"
which has a protrusion between
the two main wings, and the
more popular "tri-blade" model,
which has three wings.
There are even boomerangs
made to look like a kangaroo, a
monkey and an open alligator
mouth.
Meetings this semester are
held weekly at Flavet Field on
Tuesday evenings, around 7, but
the Boomerang Squad has taken
trips to St. Augustine Beach to
throw, Lawson said.
"We try to go out there and
have fun," he said.
And it shows. The meetings
are as much about joking around
and hanging out as they are about
throwing boomerangs.
"Our main objective," said


cub member Brynna Hoggard,
"is to hit as many football play-
ers, cars and football players'
cars as we can."
Chris Goddard, who heard
about the Boomerang Squad
from a friend, saw the group in
action for the first time Tuesday.
"It's my first meeting, and
I plan on coming back, if that
means anything," he said.
Although there .was some
tabling done on the Reitz
Union Colonnade last year, the
Boomerang Squad's trademark
is its cleverly worded flyers,


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Jacob Mauck, vice president of the Boomerang Squad and a zoology junior, winds up to fling a
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Lawson said.
One such flyer nonchalantly
asks, "Have you ever wanted
to stun your enemies? Have you
ever wanted to retrieve treasure
and gold coins?" It then states,
"Today is your lucky day! ...
Boomerangs can do all of these
things and millions more."
Another refers to boomer-
angs as the "8th Wonder O'
the World," and calls them "A
Bona Fide flying machine," "A
Dazzletastic sensation" and "A
Stupefying diversion."
Aside from the flyers, a great
amount of advertising comes
visually, Lawson said.
"A lot of times I think just
seeing 10 boomerangs in the air
gets people's attention," he said.
"That's our advertising."
So how does one throw a
boomerang?
"Throw it like a baseball,"
said club member Johnny
Blazeck. "Hold it like a pencil
and throw it perpendicular to
the ground."
A common misconception is
that boomerangs are difficult to
work with, Lawson said.
"People get scared because
they don't know anything about
boomerangs," he said. "They
know what they are, but they
think, It's not for me.'
Lawson encourages attend-
ing a meeting and seeing how
the squad and boomerangs
operate.
"People should try it. It takes
about 20 minutes to learn," he
said, "and it's something you
can do recreationally for a long
time."


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Boomerang squadsoars


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You're not alone. Check out Jill
Lederman's story "Finding a way
to embrace graduation, not fear it"
on page 14.


SIn 1838, Tennessee passed the first
prohibition law in U.S. history, making it a
misdemeanor to sell alcoholic beverages in
stores and taverns. Fines were used to sup-
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"The line between making a total
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Hip-hop


group


performs
By ADRIAN RUHI
Avenue Contributing Writer

Touting a new band, new
studio, new music and new tour
dates, Voice of the People has a
lot in store.
Emcees Marley "The
Messenger" Montano and UF
student Hector "Etchlne" Galvez
started making hip-hop music
and doing shows
around Gainesville
Local in 2004 but re-
cently expanded
MUSic the group's roster
seven months ago
-& '. to become a full
band.
The band includes Shen Hunt
on guitar, Ricky Abella on bass,
Kenny "DJ Kenfolk" Johnson on
drums and trumpet, Nick "Snails"
Gamez on percussion and Wester
"Professor West" Joseph on key-
boards and turntables.
"I had worked with each one
of them individually beforehand,
and now it all vibes together,"
Montano said.
According to Montano, Voice
of the People recently signed with
a local independent label. They
have worked in their newly ac-
quired studio on both new music
and a reworked version of their
2005 debut album "What We're
Feeling" that incorporates the
band.
Voice of the People cites
Bob Marley, Louis Armstrong,
Common and trip-hop as musi-
cal influences. and describe their
own music as chill, jazzy and
soulful.
"In terms of lyrics, we were
just trying to be honest, and
people caught on," Galvez said.
"People.can relate to honest lyrics
more than boastful rapping."
Voice of the People can be
seen live Friday at The Side
Bar. For information on the
band, visit www.myspace.com/
voiceofthepeople.
"Our live show is very en-
ergetic, very personal and very
engaging," Montano said.


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A record bowl makes for cheap urban decor. Follow the steps below to make your own.

Retro decor made easy


By KATHY STARK
FYIdeas
Thousands of students have succumbed to
the siren call of.the Waldo Flea Market. You en-
ter with hopes high, imagining the richness of
the goods you'll bring back with you; the envy
of your friends as you mount your authenti-
cally shabby-chic reproduction of an antique
cuckoo cock on your wall. As you enter the
market, you are bombarded by bins of slightly
damaged McDonald's toys in their original
packaging and unopened Coke cans from the
1996 Florida Gators Championship.
Determined to come home with something
noteworthy, you dive into the Used Records
booth and flip through the albums. Evidently,
Waldonians found more listening pleasure
from .the stars of The Laurence Welk Shovw
.than from the '70s hit parade. Abandoning
your quest for a record you'll actually listen
to, you're satisfied purchasing an album for its
cover art alone.
But now what to do with it? Try this quick
and easy project: The Record Bowl.


Materials Needed
Record


Oven-safe bowl


Cookie sheet Oven
Clear glue (Mod Podge works best)
Directions:
1. Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees.
2. Place bowl upside down on cookie
sheet, and place the record on top.
3. Put in oven for five minutes until re-
cord is soft.
4. Remove from oven and pinch bowl
into desired shape Work quickly,
tnis thing is not.
5. If you don't get your desired results,
simply put back in oven to reheat and
try again! (For another variation, try
putting the bowl face up on the tray
in Step 2.1
6. After bowl cools, cover paper center
of the record with thin layer of glue to
protect from stains.


Eddie C's: live music: Visceral, Straight Line Stitch, Hannover'Fiste, Know Lyfe, O O O
Hell Within, 10 p.m., $5, 18 and up

01.26

Plaza of the Americas: Writing on the Wall Projecfends: Watch as the wall is torn down,
symbolically tearing down prejudicial barriers, part of People Awareness Week
Reitz Union: Rion Ballroom, Gator Nights: Black History Month Opening Ceremony, 8 p.m.,
free

01.27

Shands Auditorium: Apollo Night Talent Show: Annual talent competition showcasing acts
from local area high schools, 6 p.m., free
The Side Bar: live music: Glory Days Presents!: Stevie D and the No Shows, Dodger, Taylor
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Common Grounds: live music: Son Volt, Shannon McNally, doors open 6 p.m., $15

01.29

Plaza of the Americas: The Liberation Display begins: Animal Activists of Alachua have con-
structed an exhibit displaying different social movements throughout history
Monday


The Side Bar: live music: 100.5 The Buzz and Glory Days Presents!: BADFISH- A Tribute to
Sublime, The Duppies, 9 p.m., $10

01.31

The O'Connell Center An Evening with Spike Lee: Award-winning director and actor speaks,
7 p.m., free, all ages
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hortcuts are only useful if they
work.
- Ask almost any doctor, nutri-
tionist, personal fitness trainer or pharma-
cist if there is one shortcut to losing weight,
and most will reply, "No."
"There isn't a magic cure out there,"
said Paul Doering, distinguished service
professor of Phamnacy Practice
atUE"Youneedtobeonagood Vera Ha
nutrition and physical exercise
program."
The dietary supplements
found in most stores are what id-p
Doering calls "halfway between
food and drugs," and since they
are neither food nor drug, they
are essentially unregulated.
The Dietary Supplement Health and
Education Act passed in 1994 made the
dietary supplement manufacturer re-
sponsible for the product's safety before
marketing it to the public.
What about pills like TrimSpa?
Spokeswoman Anna Nicole Smith seemed
to lose weight by taking that pill.
"After extensive research, it has been
found it's nothing but hype," Doering
said. "I've gotten to the point where I don't
trust the Internet. Don't believe it when


someone says they have the miracle drug
or miracle breakthrough."
However, some people could benefit
from certain supplements.
Doering said if someone is on a severe
diet, they might be missing out on impor-
tant minerals, so supplements could be a
good idea.


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Dr. Sadia Raja, pharmacy
manager at CVS/Pharmancy
on 901 N. Main St., does not
agree with the use of dietary
supplements altogether.
"I don't recommend any," he
said. "They can speed up your
heart and increase your blood
pressure."


The pharmacy on campus agrees and
does not carry any form of prescription
diet pill.
"If students want something like that,
they are going to have to go somewhere
else," said Laura Tipton, manager at the
UF pharmacy. "There are so many poten-
tial risks with drug interaction."
If you are thinking about taking dietary
supplements, contact your doctor to assess
the reason you want to take them and
what you want to accomplish. And con-
tinue with a good diet and exercise.


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Game play not just a technique


f you're in the dark on political theory
and don't have the time to brush up
- on Noam Chomsky or John Locke, one
round of original Halo multiplayer will tell you
where you fall on the political spectrum.
Republican You have one goal in
mind: the rocket launcher. It makes you Kent
virtually impossible to defeat. You're
not interested in sharing, but if you
must; the rocket-launcher-hegemony is r
bequeathed to someone on your team.
Democrat You whine that the teams
are unbalanced. To you, it seems like all
the good players started on the oppos-
ing side, and they don't want to switch
because they're having too much fun owning
you. Your concerns are valid, but a lack of cohe-
sive leadership keeps you down.


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Green You are a sniper. You're effective at
altering the outcome of a game while minimally
participating in it. You and your sniper buds
could be a force if you stopped hiding and just
teamed up. You're often forgotten.
Socialist You are the Pistol Master.
ussel You've mastered the equitable option
and feel supremely confident that your
rational approach to the game is how it
was meant to be played. Make no mis-
take: you will get blown up by the guy
with the rocket launcher.
Anarchist You are the team-killer
and the grenade chucker. Rules have
little bearing on how you play. You're
there to irritate the hell out of your friends for
making you play a game that takes your mind off
of hating The Man.


Week salutes gaming


By KEVIN MAHADEO
Avenue Writer


Deck the halls with Xbox con-
trollers and PS2 memory cards. It's
time to spread the cheer Winter-
een-mas is here.
"Winter-een-mas is a celebra-
tion of video games
and the gamers "Winter-e
who play them," celebration(
said Tim Buckley, and the gar
creator of the on- a t
line comic strip th
"Ctrl+Alt+Del." Tim
Winter-een- "Ctrl+Alt+Del
mas, which runs
from Jan. 25 to Jan.
31, originally began as a break in
the psyche of the CAD character
Ethan. The concept was popu-
lar among fans of the strip and
Bucley brought the holiday back
the next year.
"I wanted to give it more struc-
ture," Buckley said. "Ethan decides
to give the holiday to video games,
and thus Winter-een-mas as we
know it is bor."
With a baby blue, soft fuzzy
blanket around his neck, a direc-
tional-pad-laced crown adorning
his head and an Xbox-controller
scepter in hand, Ethan now serves
as the king of Winter-een-mas,
commanding gamers to appreciate
how much joy video games bring
to their lives.
Buckley has since seen the holi-
day expand beyond the confines


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of CAD appearing in forums,
gaming-related Web sites and real
life. He has received numerous im-
ages of fans celebrating the holiday
dressed as characters from the strip
while playing video games with
friends.
"The holiday has been em-
braced by gamers
-mas is a all over the world
ieo ga s in ways I never
imagined. It is no
?rs who play longer restricted to
n." the storylines in the
ckey comic strip or to the
comic creator people that read it."
Buckley has
since posted
the images on his newly cre-
ated Winter-een-mas Web site,
www.wintereenmas.com. There,
fans can purchase Winter-een-
mas gear and post information
on events and gatherings rang-
ing from specialized Halo 2 clans
to LAN parties in Birmingham,
England.
in addition to setting aside extra
gaming time, Buckley also cel-
ebrates the holiday by writing let-
ters to the developers of his favorite
games from the past year, thanking
them for all their hard work.
"I think that for most things in
your life, at least once in a while
you should take a moment and
reflect and be thankful," he said.
"With all of the bad stuff in the
world, it's a nice practice to cel-
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The best way to stay in touch: IMing or text messaging?
By KENDRA GENTRY efficient when trying to contact someone? can't send them because it is not a feature on for days at a time anyway. For example, on
Avenue writer Since many students carry their cell phones their billing plan. Then there are people, like AOL Instant Messenger, even if someone is
with them everywhere, it would be easy to me, who can receive and send messages, but away from their computer; he or she can still
With the growing use of cell phones and assume that text messaging is your best bet. would rather not pay the 10 cents per incom- receive a message and eventually get back to
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saging have become popular ways for college have cell phones that do not have the tech- I think that sending an online instant mes- many IMs you send, there will not be a $76.08
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Finding a way to embrace graduation, not fear it


By JILL LEDERMAN
Avenue Writer

A Soap Box for Seniors
When the grizzly geezer
carrying his giant crucifix and
screaming biblical sermons on
Turlington Plaza doesn't faze
you anymore, you know it's time.
You used to stop and watch or
yell back in disbelief about be-,
ing told you were going straight
to hell. Now you leave him and
his antics to the younger crowd.
You're graduating this semester
and feel like you're too cool for
school. Caught up in the midst
of your excitement, you've made
the mistake of telling the world.
Now everyone can't wait to hear
your big plans.
The cross examinations keep
coming and you've practically
memorized your monologue.
You've thought about recording
yourself and keeping the record-
er accessible in your front pocket
where you can conveniently
press play. Since your plans keep
changing every day, like mine,
you decide to stick a Post-it note


onto your forehead which reads,
"I don't know!" Better yet, for us
journalism majors, "I'm going to
be a poor writer."
Have no fear seniors, you're
not alone.
Nadene Francis, a career coun-
selor at UF's Career Resource
Center, said she sees hundreds of
students each semester who are
in denial about graduating, pick-
ing up third and fourth majors
or dropping classes and whose
parents are calling UF career
counselors to make counseling
appointments for their scared
children.
"Resistance is futile," Francis
said like a Star Trek fan, in ref-
erence to students entering the
"adult dilemma."
She advises students to pre-
pare for it so that the transition is
easier. However, the plan doesn't
have to be solid. In all actual-
ity, nothing in life is ever set in
stone.

Planning
Life Skills coach David Wolf
of the Alachua-based Satvatove


Institute advises students to
ask themselves, "What is it that
you want to contribute to the
world?"
Whether your long- or short-
term goals are to get a job in your
area of study, travel, live abroad,
go to graduate school or volun-
teer, Wolf said to "remember that
you're the CEO of your life." You
call all the shots. -
The Career Showcase at the
O'Connell Center was one help-
ful stepping stone for lost se-
niors. Hopefully you job-seekers
who went will get called back
soon. If not, try again. Don't get
discouraged; Try a different al-
ternative.
Wolf said throughout his 25
years of counseling, fears of
failure, success and commitment
have been the most prevalent
among his clients.
Taking responsibility for mak-
ing the things that you want to
happen in your life is a big feat,
especially when you're new at
doing it. A lot of students, includ-
ing myself, are learning for the
first time how to tell their parents


to back off and instead do what
they want to do.
Wolf counsels students not to
let others' expectations run their
lives, but to consider them.


It's your life; decide how you
wish to live it.
Have fun and keep learning.
Good luck to you all.


Coming clean in Broward


By DAVID LABORDE
Avenue writer

It is a difficult task to step outside of our own
personal space and look at life through the eyes
of others who have completely separate agendas,
views and life beliefs. It is my goal, however, to step
into the shoes of these individuals for a moment and
experience a glimpse of their reality.

Life as a Broward Hall Janitor
"There is constantly food all over-the place,
toilet rolls stuffed in the toilets and vomit on the
floor," said Anita Williams, Janitor of the Year for
2005. "Along with that, occasionally people like to
pee in jugs and leave them in the hallway."
Williams smiled as she described the weekly
condition of Broward Hall.
Whether it is the students who live there or
reckless vandals bound to destroy order in the
otherwise peaceful dorm, most of the staff agreed
that the main culprit was boredom. This is what
drove students last semester to stack every chair


and table on the entire hall in front of the door,
making it impossible for staff members to do
their job.
Rodney Holsey, a fellow employee, had an-
other theory on the matter.
"Too much Absolut," he said with a slight
smirk. "Just the other day I found a dude passed
out on the front steps. I thought he was dead until
he rolled over and stumbled away."
As a member of the maintenance crew,
Holsey's biggest grievance was with the seem-
ingly insatiable need of college students to break,
on average, five to seven windows a week.
One thing in particular that stood out as I spent
time with the crew was their incredibly optimistic
attitude and good-natured approach to their job.
However, staff members agreed that their favorite
part of the job is interacting with the students, as
trying and difficult to deal with they may be.
So the next time you find yourself walking
around with a jug full of pee in Broward Hall, re-
member to throw it in the trash instead of leaving
it in the hall. Somebody always has to pick it up.


TV show potrays daily "Hustle"


T he con is on.
That's the tag line for "Hustle," the
- BBC series new to AMC following the
lives and exploits of five expert London grifters
out to swindle the rich and greedy for
a big score. Joe
The team includes manager Mickey
"Bricks" Stone, a respected con artist
fresh out of prison and out for one last
big score; roper Albert Stroller, whose
job is to make the mark trust him; Stacie
Monroe, the beautiful and brainy lure;
Ash Morgan, the fixer; and Danny Blue,
the cocky-yet-brilliant newcomer.
"Hustle," an amalgamation of every caper
film out there is dramatic at times, humorous at
others and always intriguing ("Think 'Ocean's
11,' British style," according to the Houston
Chronicle).
Sure in the end it's just a show about capers,
but it's the brilliantly written scripts and the beau-
tifully executed cinematography that really make


the show worth watching.
The retro and jazzy music by -Simon Rogers
and Beatguru sets the tone for the rest of the
show. The directorial staff, and more specifically
Bharat Nalluri, who directed the first
hunter three episodes, turns "Hustle" into an
aesthetically beautiful Broadway-esque
production rather than just another TV
show. What the show lacks in story, it
makes up for in style.
But the fact is that it lacks nothing
in story.
Creator Tony Jordan and a writ-
ing staff including Matthew Graham,
Howard Overman and Julie Rutterford establish
the same delightfully sarcastic British criminal
setting so familiar to the college crowd from mov-
ies like "Snatch" while maintaining a smart
and enthralling plot throughout an hour-long
episode. -
Catch "Hustle" Saturday nights at 10 on AMC,
with encore presentations Friday at 7p.m.


Getting back to basics


ost of us can remember
the first time we did
it, and we probably
thought about it and
practiced for years before it ac-
tually happened.
I held out longer than most
of my friends, mainly because
I had a certain boy picked out,
but also because I was so ner-
vous. But as soon as I'd gotten
the first time out of the way,
I wanted to try it
again and again. Maghan N
So why then,
when studies have
shown it to release
stress, burn calories
and increase intima-
cy, have we seem-
ingly forgotten the M MOIa
joys of kissing?
In an age when waiting to
have sex until the third date
can be a tactic of playing "hard
to get," and almost half of high
school seniors have done the
deed, the tender act of lock-
ing lips seems to have fallen
by the wayside. But the other
day when I was doing just that
(kissing, mind you), I realized:
"Wow, this is really nice."
A lot of times we make the
mistake of rushing to the finish
line and neglect to notice just
how delicious and intimate a
kiss can be. Or how arousing.
Studies have shown that snog-
ging increases testosterone
levels in both men and women,
in addition to releasing endor-
phins and dopamine that only
add to the excitement.
And don't worry I'm not
going to offer "10 simple rules


to becoming a great kisser." It
really boils down to personal
preference and situation, and,
most importantly, practice. As
my dearest so aptly explained
to me when I was quizzing him
on his various styles, "Some oc-
casions call for 'por-style,' but
others are gentler and intimate."
An innocent goodnight kiss can
say, "I had a good time and I'm
interested," but a rough, wet
kiss can say, well... you
eDowell get my meaning.
Though the origins
of kissing are unknown,
'. various theories ex-
ist. Dearest informed
me that it originates
from mothers pushing
chewed-up food into
the- mouths of their
young, which, surprisingly,
seems to be the most popular
theory among scientists.
Other speculations include
the prehistoric act of mate se-
lection by tasting a potential
mate's saliva. The most roman-
tic notion seems to be the idea
that various cultures thought
that bringing the mouths to-
gether signified the joining of
two souls. Maybe that's why
some prostitutes will do any-
thing but kiss.
Although hoping to join
souls might be asking a bit
much, I encourage you to slow
down the next time you are
caught in an intimate embrace.
Whether it's a gentle nibble
or tons of tongue, chances are
you'll remember why making
out in eighth grade was some-
thing to look forward to.


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Music recording options available

s ,,y W By WILL AFFORD
: ; ,..i Avenue Writer

t' One way emerging bands can get their music heard
is to open the windows during practice, but a more sen-
,9 sible way is by recording.
SDue to the cost of studio time and an abundance of
'.*- '.-, ,:-. home-recording software, many local bands choose to
.' "' :."," :"" I- t record on their own. One such band is local rock trio
Inuit Jargon.
S"I used a Behringer mixer and just some pretty inex-
..... 4 pensive microphones," said Andrew Celauro, the band's
S' guitar player. "I think the most expensive microphone I
4. used was $50."
Celauro recorded on an older Dell using Audacity, a
.' free recording program available on the Web.
"..It was an easy way to just click record and go," he
". said.
However, to attain a stellar sound a band often needs
more than just microphones and a computer.
Allen Shorter runs a specialty home-recording studio
in Gainesville called El Robot Center for Technology that
.. performs specific tasks for bands in the recording pro-
cess, such as recording the drums or mixing.
'. "Aband could get into debt up to $5,000 quickly and
still not have the know-how to make everything sound
'- good, even if they did pick the right gear," Shorter said.
In the realm of home recording, experience is price-
less. One band with wisdom to spare is local favorite
Momingbell.
i t -i -,_, ." b E"The first album took us an entire year," Moningbell
bass player Eric Atria said. "The second album took an
.entire year, too."
Atria and his brother head Momingbell Records and
.Studios, a local studio which Atria describes as "just a
room with equipment in it." Nevertheless, it's becoming
increasingly more reputable throughout the Gainesville
-. scene for helping local bands, including March to May
and The Most, achieve the sound they seek.
Shorter compares home recording verses seeking
professional assistance to car maintenance.
"-.-"I have no problem changing the oil and wiper fluids,
.. .- but I sure as hell am not going to spend 100 hours work-
Katie Townsend / Alligator ing on a transmission without the right tools or know-
Eric Atria, owner of Morningbell Studios, helped produce his band's how," he said.
second album in his home studio in northwest Gainesville. For more information, check out elrobot.net and
morningbellonline.com.




Local band gets airplay on Web site


By BECCA GOLDMAN
Avenue Writer

Local band Velveteen Pink catches
a break, with chances to get its music
heard.by millions and to play a Spring
Break show in Daytona Beach, all be-
cause of one Web site.
BreakThru Radio is an online radio
station dedicated to giving unsigned
artists exposure. Home to Velveteen
Pink and more than 200 underground
bands, the site relies on the expertise of
five DJs to find unsigned music they like
and put it on the site's daily Webcast.
It was BTR DJ Matt Letola who picked
Velveteen Pink's "Optimistic Love"
as one of his top five favorite songs of
the year. Now the band will be one of
three acts to play a BTR concert at Fuel,
a venue in Daytona Beach, in front of an
anticipated 2,000 people in March.
I tola, a UF graduate and former
Rock 104 DJ, said he first heard about
the band after they played a show in
. matching pink jogging suits at Eddie C's
during Battle of the Bands. He listened
to their music on MySpace.com and
contacted the band immediately. After
the band signed the release, they became
members of the BTR library.
With a growing 2 million hits a week,
bands receive a significant amount of
exposure. Letola said visitors could also%
expect a download store and an instant


messenger player soon, which will cre-
ate a greater sense of community among
the bands and their fans.
"'Record labels have this brick wall
put up," Letola said. "With things like
MySpace, it's definitely easier for bands,
but you still need some kind of a filter.
We have five DJs, all
with different tastes; we "Record lab
pretty much play what brick wall
we like."
we like." things like
Referring to his work things like
for the site as a "labor definitely ea
of love," he said the but youstil
entire staff believes in kind ofa fil
the cause and constantly five DJs, all
searches for under-
ground music. tastes; we pr
"It's really good that what
people actually care Matt
about music they find BT
rather than music they
turn on the radio to hear," said Nick
Robbins, drummer of Velveteen Pink. "I
think people like [Letola] are incredible;
I love what they're doing."
Letola said he was turned off by the ra-
dio business while working at Rock 104.
"I'm not too impressed with commer-
cial music right now," he said. "There's
more product than music."
Band members of Velveteen Pink
agree that having venues like BreakThru
Radio and MySpace make it much easier
for unsigned musicians to be heard, es-


specially in Gainesville where, they feel,
there is a shortage of actual venues.
"There's, like, three places to play in
town, and if you include the Shamrock,
four," said Stanley Walker II, horn play-
er in Velveteen Pink. "You have to space
out your shows."


els have this
put up. With
MySpace it's
sier for bands,
I need some
ter. We have
with different
etty much play
Se like."
Letola
R DJ


The band is doing
everything they can to
get noticed. Wearing
matching costumes
and experimenting
with synthesizers and
keyboards while using
fewer guitars, members
said they just want
people to dance.
The band compares
itself to Hall and Oates,
Prince and Stevie
Wonder. With a name
like Velveteen Pink it's


obvious the band doesn't want to be
overlooked. They are currently working
on an album that band member Alfredo
Lapuz Jr. is mixing himself and will take
the stage at the BreakThru Radio concert
March 16.
"They bring this party vibe," Letola
said. "It will go really well with Spring
Break."
In the meantime, you can listen to
Velveteen Pink's "Optimistic Love" and
learn more about the spring break con-
cert event at breakthrumusic.com.


Fleming


dazzles UF


audience

By JAY GOODWIN
Classical Act

She could have sung all night.
World-renowned American soprano
Renee Fleming dazzled an enraptured
audience Friday night at the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts, singing
everything from Mozart to "My Fair
Lady."
Though the program was dominated
by selections of short baroque songs and
arias, Fleming also dipped into her 19th
and 20th century repertoire for crowd-
pleasing favorites such as "I Could Have
Danced All Night," "Somewhere Over
the Rainbow" and Puccini's "O Mio
Babbino Caro."
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the recital was that
Fleming made
even the most
complicated vo-
cal acrobatics look
easy. Her charm-
ing, easygoing
attitude gave the
impression that


she was having just as much fun as the
audience was.
Fleming encouraged open-minded-
ness about some of the dated baroque
songs.
"We don't think of Purcell as being
a very sexy composer," she said. Her
four-song, suite-of-love-themed Purcell
music proved that assumption wrong.
The brightest moments of the evening
came just before intermission and at the
very end of the recital.
Fleming concluded the first half with
two arias from "Manon," a French opera
in which Fleming sang the title role in
the Metropolitan Opera's production
this past season. The role was obviously
fresh in her mind, and her performance
of the two pieces was an inspired one.
The last selection of the recital was
Dvorak's "Song to the Moon" from his
opera "Rusalka," which Fleming an-
Snounced as her signature aria. She truly
has made the piece her own over the
course of her successful career, and she
sang it as if it was what she was born
to do.
Fleming was accompanied by her
longtime friend and colleague, Richard
Bado, who did an admirable job despite
playing on a piano smaller than the
usual concert grand.
The true star of the performance,
however, may have been the audience,
heavily populated by students. Fleming
showed them her appreciation in the
form of five encores.
Bado said after the concert the per-
formers were surprised at how warm
and enthusiastic the audience was.
"We haven't done five encores in two
years," he said.


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Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
4-26-72-2

"1 BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL** '
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 00 $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 5e $725/mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft ** $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
4-26-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
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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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a For Rent
unfurnished

HUGE*AFFORDABLE*1,2 & 3BR
Starting at just $639
SPool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Indiv lease & Util Avail
Call Now 377-7401*
4-26-72-2

CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Available now!
2BR/1BA Apt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579X1 4-26-72-2
4*-
*Large affordable apartments*
2/2.5 & 4/2.5 TH w/W/D. No pet restrictions!
Pool, Gym, B-ball, Tennis, Racquetball, UF
parking. Available Jan 2006 @ (352) 332-
7401 4-26-72-2

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

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

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


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

One mile to campus & Shands 2BR/1.5BA
Avail. Aug. 1st Wood floors, W/D, DW, clean,
no pets, sm, 1038 SW 6th Dr. $600/mo
239-898-9317 L-31-40-2

*CONDOO 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,
areae..$1350/mo. Trippe Realty 538-1133.
1-27-18-2

Avail Feb. 1st Renovated 4BR/3BA house
2blks from UF. $1250/mo. W/D new appli-
ances & sun room 1410 NW 7th RD. 352-
283-2828 1-31-16-2

3 rooms for rent. Short term/spring semester
leases. $250/Mo plus part utilities. Contact
Jen 407-947-9748 1-30-15-2

LET US PAY YOUR BILLS UNTIL FEB 1ST
Large 1 and 2 bedrooms. Free water, sewer,
pest control. Open Saturdays. Ventura Apts.
1902 SW 42nd Way 352-376-5065 2-6-
20-2

LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Bivens Arm Condo. Huge 2BR/2BA.
Lrg den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood floors,
pool incl. $1200/mo 321-231-1505 1-31-
16-2

Great 2/2 house off Millhopper Rd. 1 acre
fenced yard, W/D incl, excellent privacy
$900/month neg. 352-281-7765 1-30-15-2

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
students. Sparkling furn/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
2-7-20-2

Humongous
HUGE 1,2 & 3BRs
Gated*Countyard*Porches
FREE Tanning* Gym* Courts
Perfect for Pets-372-0400
Only 1.5Mi to UF
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U For Rent
unfurnished

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

********WALK TO UF********
2BR/1BA in older brick house behind Leo
706. Large living room area. Pets arranged.
Some utilities included $580/mo. Call Greg
214-3291 2-3-17-2

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
4-26-69-2

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

*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA fancy loft
w/costly laminate floor, wood pattern. Good
neighborhood. $620-$630 *Nice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
2-2-15-2

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

Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
26-69-2

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. 2-3-25-2

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-
7800. 1-27-10-2

Cricket Club Condo. 4BR/2.5 BA 1965 sq. ft.
All amenities, pool, bball, playground, tennis.
Completely refurbished. Dec '05. Near UF,
Shands, shopping. $ 1500/mo. Call 352-333-
0467. 1-27-10-2

1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 2-28-31-2

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

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

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

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


S For Rent
unfurnished

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

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

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

NW 2,3,4 brs, houses from $700 Mo,
Call us, we'll find your New Home.
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 4-26-
65-2

*711 NW 8th St.*
2/1 close to UF/Downtown. New interior,
clawfoot tub, $625/mo. Drive by! Call 215-
8744. 1-26-5-2

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
371-3260. 2-9-15-2

A A A A Cheap* A****
1 BR Apts. Near UF & downtown. Starting @
$395/mo. Avail. Now. Others Available. Call
371-3260. 2-9-15-2

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.
4-26-64-2

AVAILABLE NOW!!!.
3/3 Luxury Condo. Short walk to UF. $1680/
mo + utils. Call219-0902. 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.
2-2-10-2

2BR.2BA apt. Very nice area. Tower Rd.
Pool, balcony, W/D included. $680/mo +
utils. 386-984-0964 or 331-1455 Ex 5010
Candy 1-26-10-2

Luxury 1 bedroom I bath
in Creekside Villas on busline
Washer/dryer hookups. New carpet
new paint only $550 mo
Andree Realty 375-2900
4-26-62-2

Walk To Class
2br, 1 ba excellent condition
909 SW 6th Ave
Pets OK $450
Andree Realty 375-2900
4-26-62-2

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
1-27-5-2

PRIVATE BACKYARD
1/1, 2/2; & 312 Villas with backyard
Newly Renovated, Full Appliances
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866)
4-26-62-2

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

AVAILABLE NOW
6 BLOCKS to UF!
Nice, quiet, clean studio
New carpet & paint, W/D,
internet, electric & cable free!
$5651mo 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
2-6-10-2


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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
1-31-5-2

EFFICIENCY in quiet NW neighborhood.
All utils/cable incl. $395. Call after 5:30 PM.
377-1868. 2-10-13-2


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UNIVERSITY COMMONS 1BR in 4BR/2BA
w/sitting room, W/D, fitness ctr., pool, comp.
lab. Close to UF. On bus route. $395/MO
incl. utils. Avail immed. Call 516-931-1361
1-27-14-3

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

Spacious 1BR/BA in a 4BR/BA. Aptartment
in The Landings on SW 13th ST. $360/mo
plus utils. Call Scott at 352-514-4356. Avail.
immediately. 2-9-21-3

Live Downtown! Avail Immediately! Shared
townhome in Arlington Square. 1 or 2 bed-
rooms avail. Each w/private bath $450/470
+util. Call 561-706-9796 2-9-20-3

1BR for rent in 4BR house wood floors, W/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
NOW 1-26-10-3

Female sublet 1BR/1BA of 3BR/3BA apt. in
the Laurels.. Large walk-in closet, upstairs
with balcony in bedroom. $413/mo, leasee
will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email smonroe@tampabay.rr.com
1-26-10-3

THE AVENUES F/M roommate wanted
for a 1/1 in a 2/2.5 apt. Walking distance
to campus. $527.50/mo + util. unfurnished.
Avail.ASAP Call Kelly at 239-821-3177. 1-
27-10-3

Female Roommate needed master bed-
room, private bath of 3BR/3BA. $490/mo
includes all utilities and internet. Greenwich
Green- SW'GVL Call Jenna at 904-294-
7483. 1-27-10-3


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

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-
706-4112 1-30-10-3

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

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

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 2-1-10-3

Countryside @ University Condo. 2 bedroom
avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Water, elec
incl except phone. Call Irvin 904-610-0967 or
email icheng@bellsouth.net 2-1-10-3

One or Two rooms in NW 3rd
Ave 2/1 Nice balcony $350/mo each. Call
954-804-7568. 1-26-5-3

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-
26-5-3

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-
5-3

1 ROOM in 3BR HOUSE
1 minute walk from law school & bus stop.
2718 SW 3rd Place. $400/mo + uitls. 305-
776-0372 2-14-15-3

**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
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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-
10-3

1 BR fumished apt-style w/bath & kitchen
$510/mo util. incl. Windsor Hall. Behind
Norman Hall. Call 561-716-1842 2-7-10-3


*a Roommates

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


Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4

F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2. condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
apena13@ufl.edu 1-30-97-4

1 room available ASAP: Newly renovated
large home 4BR/2BA, deck, hot tub, 1/2
miles from Campus Lodge. Covered carport,
$400/MO. Incl. utils. No smoking. 772-631-
1581 taji050@ufl.edu 1-27-15-4

Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BA town-
house. Large BR, huge living space, pool,
fireplace. Cable TV, wireless, W/D, utilities
incl. Must be neat & responsible. $450/mo.
352-376-9756. mwsoto@ufl.edu 2-6-20-4

Roommates wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
@atlantic.net 1-30-15-4

Need roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities. Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 10 min from UF. High speed +
cable. Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
8878 1-30-15-4


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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
2-6-15-4

Need roommates for my huge home! Choose
master BR or reg. room. Fun home w/ W/D,
bar, hi-spd, cable, big porch! Near UF, 2 bus
rts. -$400+ utils. davem@ufl.edu 2-8-20-4


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-
10-4

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

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

REDUCED! M/F student to share 2/1.5 twhs
w/WL 21 year old M student. Animals wel-
comel 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
222-1966. 1-27-10-4

2 share 2BR Downtown apt. Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF & library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease okay.
Pets okay. Call 262-1351 1-31-11-4

1 rm open in St Charles Place
2BR/2BA+ loft, Brand New!
Just 3 blocks from campus!
1418 NW 3rd Ave
Campus Realty 692-3800 1-30-10-4

Female roommate wanted
in 3/3 Rockwood Villas. $500/mo. Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 1-31-10-4

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


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$5501mo. Union St. Station downtown
Luxury! Includes everything Serious
studentlprofessional preferred. Great
place & very nicely 352-870-0904, 318-4553
1-31-10-4

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

Need female roommate to share 2BR/1BA
apt. $250/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-6389 1-
27-7-4

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

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

1BR/1BA available 4/4 apt. in Campus
Lodge. Available Immediately. Util +internet
incl. $400/mo, will make deal. Please call
305-986-6613. 1-26-5-4

$200/mol 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.
1-26-5-4

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-
2813. 1-27-10-4,

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, fum/unfum. $350 -$450/mo + util. 352-
375-6996 or 352-284-0979 2-6-10-4

Furnished 2BR/1BA. Computer/intemet. 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 cony 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
2-6-20-4

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 +
1/3 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.
keenandk@ufl.edu 2-7-10-4

1 Female Roommate needed for master BR
in 4 BR/3BA house. Large walk-in closet. On
the corner of NW 34th & 8th. $380/mo. Call
727-501-2554. 1-31-5-4

Countryside Condo 2BR/2BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4BA. Ethernet & util. incl, W/D, nicely
furn. secure. Exercise/pool. Direct bus UF- 3
mi. $465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3464. Flo
352-357-9656 or 352-636-4814 or 357-9656
2-28-33-4

* Rooms in spacious 3/2 house avail now.
Very clean, quiet, wooded community. Big
fenced yard, dog ok. Only $295/mo + 1/3
utils. Close to UF 205-936-8709 2-1-5-4


Tired of living in an apartment?
We need a 4th roommate in big 2500 sq ft
house 1.5 miles to UF off 16th. Easy access
to Santa Fe. 65" HDTV, DSL, satellite.$400/
mo + 1/4 util. 352-373-4560 2-8-10-4

Bivens Forest 2BR/2BA townhouse in quiet
neighborhood. Close to Shands, less than 1
mi to UF. NS, F, responsible student or prof.
$450/mo incl everything. Pool off back patio,
newly remodeled. 954-857-5618 2-28-24-4

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida areas. All major US cities
Browse available rooms free!
www.MetroRoommates.Com
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 1-26-1-4


a Real Estate e

Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CJASSIFIEDS! 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
1-31-21-5

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

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

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

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

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

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-
17-21-5

ROCKWOOD VILLAS -By owner. 3BR/3BA
townhouse on bus route. Close to University
& mall. WID, tile floor & more. Very well main-
tained. Call NOW 305-926-8120 2-3-10-5

Destiny Condos- Brand NEW!
1 BR/1 BA;tile, W/D, dishwasher
1220 NW Ist Ave- Walk to UF!
Call for pricing.Campus Realty 692-3800
2-17-20-5

4BR/3BA House 10 min from UF. Perfect for
student that wants to live rent-free. Home
warranty incl $186,500. Call Aaron Compean
with ERA Trend Realty. Count on Compean
for All Your Real Estate Needs 352-745-6118
2-20-20-5


Furnishings


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

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


MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6

BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
26-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
4-26-72-6

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


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

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

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6

Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
4-26-72-6

BRAND NEW FURNITURE
****Shop On-lineOO**
Mattress Sets $169
5pc. Bedroom Sets $495
And Much More! Delivered to your door!
www.gowtb.com Check it out!
Or call (352) 376-1600 4-26-72-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
4-26-72-6

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

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

Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver494-0333

Sofa $225 BRAND NEW! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat- $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600

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

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

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

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW"
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170** -
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-26-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6


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Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowto
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic wit
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516
4-4%-72-6


Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box,,Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-26-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
4-26-72-6

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New 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


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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!
4-26-63-6

*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


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Cash Paid for Laptops
SALES SERVICE PARTS
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Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7

"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
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-Computer/ laptop repair
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7


511 For Sale

8 ft Slate Pool Table
Cherry with ball and claw feet. $1500. 352-
317-6096 2-3-7-10

Lucrative uncapped income! Your Schedule.
Sell recession-proof line of chemical prod-
ucts. Unvelievable Product Demand! Join
our successful sales team. Email resumes:
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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-26-72-11

Swamp Cycles
534 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-26-72-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11


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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

RALEIGH C40
Like new condition. Cost $400.
Sacrifice at $225. 352-375-2668 1-30-5-9


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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10

OFF SEASON SPECAIL!
2 Seadoos w/trailors 1995 and 1996. 85
horse power + 110 hp very fast. Good
condition. Needs minor repairs + tune ups
$2500 each. Both for $4500. 352-665-9547
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CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
3-10-132-11

*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models.- 4-
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HURRY
Get your UM x-speed. 50 scooters
Only scooter w/ 3 yr parts & labor warranty.
RPM Motorcycles Inc
377-6974. 518 SE 2nd St.
1-30-10-11

LIKE NEW 05 XPEED SCOOTER
w/cable lock and alarm. Less than 200 miles.
Top speed of 50. $1300 OBO (352) 871-
3502. 2-2-10-11

2000 GSXR 600. Yellow and black 5000
miles. Great condition. $5700 obo. Matching
helmet, leather coat, and gloves. Call 352-
562-9565. 1-31-5-11

SCOOTER 50cc. QUINGI 2004. Only 600
miles. Excellent condition, runs excellent.
Needs nothing. Park anywhere. Only $495.
Call 262-4673. 1-26-2-11

VERUCCI 50cc CHOPPER 2005
Automatic. No gears or clutch. Only 300
miles. Goes up to 45 mph. This is a real mo-
torcycle that requires no license. Perfect con-
dition. Only $895. Call 262-4673 1-27-2-11


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Autos


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

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


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

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
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HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
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Sun City Auto
No Credit Check
"O" Down & Up
www.suncityautosales.com
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WE BUY CARS

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4-26-70-12

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.
2-10-22-12

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. 2-2-10-12

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
*GETA3 DAY, 3 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12
93 Toyota Celica GTS white 2dr hatch. 160k
miles, runs great, good gas mileage. CD
player, new speakers, $2500 obo call Rob
352-494-2565. 2-7-10-12.


*IN Wanted

THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEERDRIVERS
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
2-3-19-13

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


Help Wanted

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
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, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14
CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-26-72-14

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

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-26-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
26-72-14


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SHelp Wanted


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GatorHospitalityJobs.com
Apply online to restaurants, hotels & clubs
in the Gainesville area. We need servers,
cooks, drivers and more. 1-31-17-14

GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery ex-
perts & outgoing, friendly customer svc rep-
resentatives. Apply online or at our Jonesville
location at 14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp
necessary. Will train the right people!
4-26-72-14

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

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

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

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


*i2 Help Wanted

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

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

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. Fog
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
4-26-72-14

Busy automobile dealership
hiring appointment setters and
greeters. Smiling voices and
friendly attitudes are a must.
Apply at Gainesville Ford.
3333 N Main St. ask for Megan. 1-30-14-14

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
SALES ASSOCIATE
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

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

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

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

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

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

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
1-26-10-14

FREE DIVEMASTER INTERNSHIP
Become a certified Divemaster
In time for summer jobs
870-1839 / ken@trekdiver.com 2-3-17-14

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

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


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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
toparticipate 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 jenisilver@yahoo.com
3-10-39-14
THE GREATEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE
CAMP PONTIAC
INCOMING TO UF

Camp Pontiac, a premier co-ed overnight
camp, located in New York State, is looking
for fun, enthusiastic and mature individuals
who can teach and assist in all areas of
athletics, aquatics, the arts, or as a general
bunk counselor.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006
10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Please e-mail: Staff@camppontiac.com to
set up an interview or call us at 516-626-
7668 1-27-9-14
IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING AT MAGAZINE
Distribution Route Driver/Office Assistant
needed Full-Time. As Office Assistant you
should be proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience with I-Mac a plus. As Distribution
Route Driver you must have reliable trans-
portation and able to handle heavy lifting.
Fax resume to 377-6602 *or email to acco
unting@insitegainesville.com, Attn: Gina.
1-31-10-14
FOOD CHEMISTRY LAB HAS OPENINGS
FOR FULL AND PART TIME. FOOD
SCIENCE BACKGROUND PREFERRED.
SEND RESUME TO janies@abcr.com or fax
to 352-378-6483 1-31-10-14
Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
St. 2-1-10-14
NAPOLATANOS IS HIRING
SERVERS Exp & friendly eves & wk-
ends. PIZZA MAKERS, DISHWASHERS,
DELIVERY DRIVER (own car). Apply in
person betw 2&5pm 606 NW 75th St 1-
27-T-14

HOME ON THE RANGE
SALAD SANDWICH PREP & SOME
WAITING. Full time days. Part time LUNCH
WAITSTAFF also needed. 372-5889
1-27-7-14

NEWLY REMODELED
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

PT NANNY
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 2-
1-10-14
Earn $500 Students wanted to enter contest
to create business plan sales presentation &
web site for real estate investors. If interested
email: wright36@hotmail.com 2-1-10-14
MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS, MODELS!
Make $75-$250/day
all ages and faces wanted!
fw.exp. Required, FT/PTI
800-851-6131 2-15-20-14
Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate. 352-371-5888
x 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive. 2-28-29-14
Student needed to clean house & run er-
rands 8-10 hrs/wk. $8/hr. Dependable trans-
portation a must. Fax resume & references
to: 331-8345. 2-2-10-14


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Experienced Sales Manager
for Gainesville's fastest growing media co
Contact 284-4968 or jason@aoimedia.com
to set up an interview. 1-26-5-14

VOODOO
Now hiring Servers, Dishwashers & Bussers.
Apply within Tu-Th 5-7pm 112 S. Main St.
1-27-6-14

CASINO'S
Hiring Drivers, Inside Help/Pizza Tossers &
Asst Mgrs. Apply within 1710 NW 13th St-
1-27-6-14

Help wanted for the serious hardworking
and trustworthy. General labor, yard work &
heavylifting $6.50/hour. Carpentry, electric,
roofing, and plumbing repair starting at $8/hr.
Negotiable. 376-6183. 1-27-6-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE
Position available immediately. Apply TODAY
at University Air Center or call 335-4681 1-
30-10-14

Part time file clerk/receptionist
for busy doctors office. Afternoons M-F 1-5
Fax resume to 352-377-9577 1-27-5-14

TUTOR
High school. Home-school/online virtual
school. All subjects. Flex schedule. 8+ hours/
week. Non smoker. $10/hr. (352) 262-6515
1-27-5-14

G8RBAY.com
OGet Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hrs. &
Competitive $ *No Experience Needed
OTransportation Required. *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 1-27-5-14

Looking for District managers for a Health
and Wellness company. Work from any loca-
tion, flexible hours, full training. Natural, safe,
vegan & cruelty free products. Call 407-687-
6592 email mackenzie@myarbonne.com ww
w.mackenzie.myarbonne.com 2-3-10-14

WORSHIP LEADER / KEYBOARDIST.
Contemporary songs. Paid position. Salary
of $60/wk. Ascendent of God Church. Call
Pastor Terry, 352-472-5433 or 472-7736
2-3-10-14

Part-time website developer

Profitable, growing, Gainesville technology
company seeks self-motivated part-time web
developers to develop and maintain web-
site and web applications in ASP.NET 2.0
and flash. Requires HTML, Javascript and
ASP experience. SQL and .NET preferred.
Submit resume to jobs@mindsolve.com.
1-27-5-14

Southeastern Integrated Medical, PA is
now recruiting for the following position:
Medical Receptionist 20 hours per week,
flexibel schedule. To learn more about this
and other positions, please call 224-2478
or fax your resume to 373-9870; Email:
simedpa@yahoo.com 1-27-5-14

Need volunteer hours? Want to help? Need
a quiet place to study? Volunteers needed to
help with downtown homeless shelter from
9pm 8am. Supervise, help individuals find
the resources they need and still have time to
study. Call the Volunteer Center at 352/378-
2552 1-30-5-14

PT TRANSCRIPTIONIST/CLERICAL
for 3-doctor office. Transcription experience
necessary. Fax resume: 352-378-1828 2-
3-9-14


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Imagine Learning Center
Infants thru Preschoolers
Now taking applications from reliable, cre-
ative individuals with childcare experience to
join our teaching staff. 371-5450 1-30-5-14

Office Assistant FT, Quick starter, multi-
tasker, detailed, computer skills, versatile,
daring, stamina, varied outside physical
work. Resume to 626 NE 1st St, 32601 or
paul.s.rothstein@yahoo.com 2-6-10-14

Customer Support

Seeking reliable, energetic, articulate and
assertive individuals with the desire to
gain valuable experience providing product
information and taking phone orders for a
well established software company. FT and
PT Prefer two yrs customer service exp.
Great office environment! E-mail resumes to
employmeht@elitesoftware.com or fax 352-
335-4469. 1-27-4-14

AMAZING SUMMER at PA coed children's
ovemight camp. Men & Women wanted for
all activities & couselor positions. Nursing
positions available too. Good Salary.
Internships Available. We provide campers
with a safe quality experience that will stay
with forever. Let us do the same for you.
Visit website, www.campnockamixon.com to
schedule on campus interview for Feb 22
2-26-2-14


Safe drivers needed.
$T2-15/hr. February 13 and 14. Call 372-
4411. 2-3-8-14

GENIUSES WANTED for freelance work in
web design, graphic design & coding. Please
call Ashley @ 352-371-6536 .2-7-10-14

ATTENTION DESIGN/ART STUDENTS
PT Merchandiser Position Avail. $10/hr. Flex
schedule. Contact Ms. Burton @352-378-
4278. 2-7-10-14

HOGAN'S GREAT SANDWICHES
Now hiring bartenders & experienced sand-
wiich makers. Accepting applications Mon
1/30 11-1pm, Tues 1/31 11-1pm. 5156 SW
34th St. Shoppes of Williston Plaza. -1-31-
4-14


HUNGRY HOWIES is now hiring
Cash paid daily. Drivers & inside workers
needed. Flexible schedule. Full & part time
availalbe. Apply in person 3105 SW 34th St.
2-22-20-14

NOW HIRING VALET ATTENDANTS
FT & PT. Must be avail to work midday at
lease 2x/wk. Must be customer oriented &
dependable. Call or Iv msg for Andy 1-888-
463-1954 ext 205. 2-3-4-14


JIMMY JOHN'S
GOURMET SANDWICHES
Wanted: full time managers. Apply in person
1724 W. UniversityAve. G'ville. 2-7-10-14

ARE YOU THE
FUNNIEST PERSON IN GAINESVILLE?
Local production group looking for individu-
als with comedic talent to showcase on vid-
eo. Contact funnygainesville@yahoo.com
1-26-1-14


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SUMMER JOBS starting at $200 per week
with room and board included. Work at one
of the of the University of Florida's four recre-
ational overnight camps located throughout
the state. Staff have no cabin responsibilities
and most weekends off. University of Florida
4-H Summer Staff are involved in teaching
canoeing, team sports, arts/crafts, swimming
and environmental education. We're looking
for ENERGETIC, CREATIVE & MATURE
persons to help lead these youth at these fa-
cilities. Apply online at www.Florid4h.org and
click on 4-H Campus. EOE/AA. 1-26-1-14
Research Assistant Professor,
Division of Nephrology, University of
Florida Department of Medicine.

The Department of Medicine invites appli-
cations for a research assistant professor
position #00020545 to pursue a career in
Nephrology. This is a full time 1.0 FTE,
non-tenure track position. The individual
should have a special interest in diabetic
nephropathy, with particular expertise in an-
giogenesis. Also, have extensive experience
in experimental models of renal disease. A
strong clinical background is also desirable.
Applicants must have a M.D. or Ph.D. and
have at least 5 years of postdoctoral research
training. The annual salary is $65,000. Send
Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recom-
mendation to the address below no later than
February 13, 2006. 1-26-1-14
YMCA
Students; the YMCA needs you! Join our
customer service team. Applicant must
have proven customer service and computer
experience. Flexible hours, fun atmosphere.
Staff needed for Spring and Summer semes-
ter. Please apply in person at our Northwood
YMCA location. For directions please call
374-9622 DFWP/EOE 2-3-7-14


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AAA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
4-26-72-15
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA apprroved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-26-72-15
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Leam self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079.4-26-72-15

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethniicdanceexpressions.com
4-26-72-15
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-26-72-15






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FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
4-26-72-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 2/6/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
4-26-72-15

MATH TUTOR
7 years experience. BS in Engineering, UF
English/Spanish. Call Francisco @ 352-494-
8582. Sliding Scale Rates. 1-27-28-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
S 339-2199
4-26-71-15

BOARDING Hunterjumps, cross-country
course, round/pen, 12x12 stalls, miles of
trails, horses fed 3x's daily. Prices starting
$275. Minutes to UF. Call 352-359-4149
1-26-10-15

FOIL HI-LITES
1/2 head $65 Full head $85.
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
Hair by Glenda (352) 258-8431
2-9-20-15

FREE DIVEMASTER INTERNSHIP
Be a DIVEMASTER before April
ken@trekdiver.com
or call 870-1839
after 2pm 2-3-17-15

HIP MOVES STUDIO
Personal Training $35 per hr
Belly Dance & Yoga Classes
Your first class FREE
692-0132 nicomadance.com
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GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
4-26-72-18
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
Ave 375-3752. 4-26-72-18

VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
4-26-72-18
CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go -
100,000+ CDs on sale $5.99. Ten for $50.
We need more room for our GIANT DVD
INVENTORY. Cash paid for DVDs. Hear
Again 818 W. University Ave. 373-1800 4-
26-72-18
Immigration Law H1B's, Marriage/fiance vi-
sas, naturalization. Reasonable fees.
Richard Ruth, esq. www.ruthlaw.com. (352)
335-6748. 1-27-10-18

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Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-26-59-18


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Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
352-338-8408
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BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK
CELEBRITY CRUISE!
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Entry To Exclusive MTVu Events,
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On Campus Reps Needed!
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BAHAMAS
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Heelers 373-4001 1-30-15-21

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hotels, tours. Gator Country Travel (just off
campus) 373-1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg.
No. ST-36232 4-26-72-22

***WEST COAST from $197 RT**
Tours, packages & more. Los Angeles,
Seattle, S.F., S.D. & more! Gator Country
Travel (just off campus) 373-1992 FL Seller
of Travel Reg. No. ST-36232 4-26-72-22

***EAST COAST $137 RT***
Fall & holiday specials. NYC, DC, Philly, New
Eng & more! Gator Country Travel (just off
campus) 373-1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg.
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'Cocks hand UF second straight loss


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer

Following the Gators' 80-76 loss at
Tennessee on Saturday, Adrian Moss said
this team had the right mentality to over-


come a loss, something UF hadn't experi-
enced prior to the tilt on Rocky Top.
He spoke about the Gators not allow-
ing one loss to turn into two, or three or
four, after not experiencing failure during
their first 17 aames.


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ley (1) during the Gators' loss to the Gamecocks on Wednesday in Columbia, S.C.


But on Wednesday night at .South
Carolina, that mentality was absent.
The Gamecocks (11-8, 2-4 Southeastern
Conference) took 12 more shots from the
floor and scored 21 points off 17 UF turn-
overs in a 68-62 win against the Gators.
"I didn't feel this way after Tennessee,"
UF coach Billy Donovan said. "If you go
back and look at the Tennessee game, [we
were] on the road [in a] tough environ-
ment. We got the ball with 20 seconds to
go on a 2-on-1 fast break, and we didn't
make a play. We gave ourselves a chance
to win. I felt like tonight we didn't give
ourselves a chance to win."
The win was South Carolina's first
against the Gators (17-2, 3-2 SEC) since a
69-68 win in 2001 against a UF team also
ranked No. 5 in the nation.
The Gamecocks led 62-48 with 1:55
remaining, before Taurean Green hit three
straight 3-pointers.
Walter Hodge, who finished with 10
points, added another to get the Gators
within 5 with 46.6 seconds remaining, but
they would come no closer.
The Gamecocks were able to take over
the game early in the second half, scoring
9 of the first 11 points coming out of the
locker room and eventually increasing
their lead to as many as 15 points at 48-
33.
This came after UF took a 13-4 lead 7
minutes into the game after neither team
scored for the first 3:30.
"I think if you take the first 6 or 8
minutes out of the game, we were really

SEE HOOPS, PAGE 26


Gators pry cornerback from Seminoles


* A LIFELONG FSU FAN,
ROBINSON HAS VERBAL-
LY COMMITTED TO UF.

By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Writer

Patrick Robinson is glad he
listened to his parents.
Content that he had already
seen everything UF had to of-
fer, Robinson took an official
visit to Gainesville at the urg-
ing of his parents.
With Florida State the ap-
parent leader for Robinson's
services just a week and a half
prior to National Signing Day,
it was then that Urban Meyer
and his coaching staff showed


the kind of closing speed
thit even a cornerback like
Robinson would appreciate.
Just three days after his
visit to UF, Scout.com's No. 16
cornerback in the country an-
nounced Wednesday night that
he will be a Gator.
"I picked the Gators be-
cause I think they have a
little edge over Florida State,"
Robinson said on the TV pro-
gram "Countdown to Signing
Day"
"I wouldn't mind going to
Florida State, but the Gators,
I feel like they are coming up.
They are making a rise as a
program."
Robinson, a lifelong
Seminoles fan, chose the Gators


despite the fact that two of his
former teammates at Miami's
Gulliver Prep have verbally
committed to Florida State.
"Florida State was very
much in the mix last week, and
I think the visit that he took to
Florida cer-
2006 Gators tainly was
Recruiting one heck of
a visit," said
Gary Robinson, who coached
Patrick at Gulliver.' "Yeah, be-
cause Florida State was very
prominent. Of course, another
one of our players, Anthony
Leon, is probably going to
there, and I think they felt
comfortable going to the same
place. But I think the Florida
visit really changed it around."


Robinson will join a re-
cruiting class that was already
heralded as the best in the
nation by both Scout.com and
Rivals.com.
Patrick said the Gators' stel-
lar recruiting class was one of
the main reasons he chose UF.
"You know, being a part of
that would be a great honor,"
he said. "And besides, [as a]
Florida State [fan], growing up,
I was watching [the Gators].
So I would love to be a part
of that."
Robinson played offense
and defense in high school, but
he'll likely wind up playing ex-
clusively on the defensive side
SEE RECRUITING, PAGE 27


Loss exposes


weaknesses

O Yrange and blue has never
looked more like orange and
poo.
The wonderful Gators, the perfect
blend of chemistry, the quintessence of
what it is like to play true team basket-
ball, has backfired like a Terrell Owens
ESPN interview.
And the Southeastern Conference,
a haven for the only basketball teams
worse than the Charlotte Bobcats, has
suddenly become murderer's row.
It took one night to demonstrate
who the Gators truly are. Saturday,
they were an injured team short of
a Cinderella win. Wednesday night,
South Carolina stripped UF of its
gift-wrapped fairy tale and wonderful
start. The Gamecocks proved that the
Gators are nothing more than a solid
team, at best. Perhaps solid enough
to still make
it beyond
S the NCAA
Tournament's
S first weekend,
but nothing
Louis more.
Anastasis There are
no bodies
Louis in the Bullpen here to bang
lanastasis@alligator.org with Duke's
with Duke's
Sheldon
Williams. There are no shooters
here to challenge Gonzaga's Adam
Morrison. A slasher like Memphis'
Darius Washington Jr.? Niet. A clamp-
down defense? You'd better look at
a school like Michigan State, where
players learn how to rebound by
fighting through football-like drills
during practice.
Rebounding is a huge deal, a de-
flating deal when you talk about the
Gators.
Forget for a moment that UF
scored the least points all season 62
- against South Carolina.
The Gators have looked about as
deft at rebounding against SEC teams
as Lindsay Lohan has at gaining
weight. Weight, for one, is something
the Gators could use at this juncture.
Because though this seemed like
coach-speak at the time, UF coach
Billy Donovan had something very
telling to say after whooping an
Auburn team that failed to play some-
one taller than 6-foot-8.
SEE ANASTASIS, PAGE 27


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its 2,100 seatbacks for the upcom-
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Stadium.


M 1976: Vanderbilt hits two free throws with
18 seconds remaining in overtime to ice
an 85-80 win against UF. It was the Gators'
fourth consecutive SEC loss before finishing
the season 12-14.


MIMen's Basketball: No. 1 Duke vs.
Virginia Tech, ESPN, 7 p.m.
EWomen's Basketball: No. 24 UF vs.
Arkansas, Cox Sports, 7 p.m.


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SOUTH CAROLINA 68


VISITORS: GATORS (17-2)
TOT-FG 3-PT


Player name
Brewer
Noah
Horford
Green
Humphrey
Moss
Hodge
Richard
Huertas

TEAM
TOTALS


MIN
31
33
32
36
30
2
17
16
3


FG-FGA
2-7
4-6
3-8
5-12
2-6
0-0
4-4
2-2
0-0


FG-FGA
1-5
0-0
0-0
3-8
2-6
0-0
2-2
0-0
0-0


FT-FTA
2-2
4-4
0-0
4-4
0-0
0-0
0-0
0-0
0-0


200 22-45 8-21 10-10


HOME: GAMECOCKS (11-8)


REBOUNDS
OF DE TOT
O 1 1
1 12 13
3 6 9
0 2 2
0 2 2
0 0 0
0 0 0
1 2 3
0 0 0
000


BLK S TP
0 1 7
1 0 12
1 1 6
0 0 17
0 1 6
0 0 0
0 2 10
0 0 4
0 0 0


1 1
5 26 31 16 1117 2


Player name
Day
Wallace
Tisby
Kelley
Kinsey
McDowell
Trice
Balkman


TEAM
TOTALS


TOT-FG 3-PT
FG-FGA FG-FGA
1-8 1-7
2-3 .0-1
3-9 0-0
3-9 0-3
5-13 3-4
1-3 1-3
3-5 1-2
6-7 0-0


FT-FTA
1-2
0-0
3-6
2-6
6-8
0-0
0-0
2-4


REBOUNDS
OF DE TOT PF
1 3 4 1
1 1 2 1
3 2 5 1
2 3 5 4
2 2 4 0
0 0 0 0
1 2 3 0
2 4 6 1
2461


'2 1 3
200 24-57 6-20 14-26 14 18 32 8 15 8


4 10 68


5 62


TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 8-18 44.4%
3-pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-5 20.0%
F Throw% 1st Half: 6-6 100%

TECHNICAL FOULS: SCORE
VISITOR none FL')R
HOME- none SCUT
ATTENDANCE: 10,844


2nd Half: 14-27 51.9% Game: 48.9%
2nd Half: 7-16 43.8% Game: 38.1%
2nd Half: 4-4 100% Game: 100%

tE BY PERIODS: 1st 2nd
IDA 23 39
H CAROLINA 29 39


TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 12-13 38.7% 2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% Game: 42.1%
3-pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-1127.3% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3% Game: 30.0%
F Throw% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7% 2nd Half: 12-23 52.2% Game: 53.8%


TOTAL
62
68


UF PLAYER OF THE GAME: Joakim Noah As the Gators seemingly sleep
walked into a loss to South Carolina, Noah handled most the Gators' dirty
work inside, banging against stocky Gamecocks forward Antoine Tisby. Noah
finished with his second double-double of the season.


Donovan: Brewer didn't have it today; expected after missing practice


BASKETBALL, from page 24

outplayed," Donovan said. "And that's the
thing that's disappointing, I thought we
were outplayed, outworked, outhustled."
Forward Joakim Noah was the only TUF
player who made a significant contribution
prior to the game's final minutes.
While Green ended up leading the team


with 17 points, Noah had a double-double the second game in a row.
with 12 points and 13 rebounds before foul- "I thought that they
ing out in the game's final minute. basically beat us in just
Guard Tarence Kinsey led the Gamecocks about every facet of the
with 19 points, but it was forward Renaldo game," Donovan said.
Balkman who ended up doing the most "For whatever reason, we
damage. didn't have it tonight.
Kinsey, a Tampa native, scored 14 points "I think as individuals,
off the bench on 6-for-7 shooting, including Donovan as a team, as a coaching
a follow-up dunk to make it 53-41, epito- staff, we have to take
mizing the Gators'.inability to box out for a level of responsibility in this perfor-


mance.
Corey Brewer played 31 minutes with
a right ankle sprain and was noticeably a
step slower on defense.
He scored just 7 points and didn't record
a field goal during the first 33 minutes of
the game.
"Corey just didn't have it today,"
Donovan said. "And it's hard to expect him
to have it when you don't practice for two
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WOMEN S BASKETh hll .a

UF strives for higher goals


Andy Apicella / Alligator Staff
UF senior guard Sarah Lowe falls over Illinois senior guard Maggie Acuna Dec. 9 in,
Gainesville. The Gators defeated the Illini 69-64.


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer

At 15-3, the UP women's basketball team
is not overachieving this season.
If they lose against Arkansas (12-6, 4-1
Southeastern Conference) tonight at 8, the
Gators could actually sink below the team's
expectations.
More importantly, a loss could also knock
the Gators, who own a 3-2 SEC record, out of
their fourth-place spot in the standings and
outside the conference's top five.
S"I'm not going to lie, we sat down at the
beginning of the season, and we set a goal
for ourselves," senior guard Sarah Lowe
said. "That goal was to reach the NCAA
Tournament and finish top-five in the SEC."
The Gators have gotten into position to
reach those goals with the emergence of for-
mer bench players and key freshmen.
UF's top two scorers, senior forwards
Dalila Eshe and Brittany Davis, have com-
bined to average 27 points per game.
The duo only scored 13 per game last
year.
Freshmen Sha Brooks and Marshae
Dotson rank third and fifth respectively on
the teim in scoring. Dotson has done her
damage off the bench and Brooks unseated
Depree Bewden for a starting job early on.
"I think that we're capable of a little bit
more because on different nights different
people step up, and that's a good thing," UP
coach Carolyn Peck said. "What the great
thing will be is when everybody's clicking
at the same time. I get excited when thinking
about that."
She can also get excited when looking at
the polls.


For the first time this season, UF cracked
the top 25 in this week's Associated Press
and ESPN/USA Today rankings. A
Even though UF has not reached either of
their preseason goals yet, Lowe is ready to
look ahead and raise those expectations.
"Now, I think we set our standards a little
too low," Lowe said. "Now, we need to start
maybe even reaching for higher things, like
maybe getting a bye in the SEC Tournament
and really focusing on taking each gamt as
"I'm not going to lie, we sat down
at the beginning of the season,
and we set a goal for ourselves.
That goal was to reach the NCAA
Tournament and.finish top-five in
the SEC."
Sarah Lowe
Senior guard

preparation for the postseason."
The preparation begins tonight, and the
Gators have an advantage before the open-
ing tipoff.
Arkansas', tallest projected starter stands
at 6-foot, while Eshe and Davis are 6-foot-3
and 6-foot-2 respectively.
The height difference will give the Gators
a chance to dominate inside, a difficulty for
them so far in the SEC. UF has worked on
rebounding and boxing out extensively the
last two weeks in practice.
"Rebounding is still something we need
to focus on and improve on," Lowe said.
"More than anything, it's just that continual
focus of boxing out."


Poor-shooting Santa Fe falls to Daytona Beach at home


* THE SAINTS SHOT 2 FOR
20 FROM BEHIND THE ARC.

By RYAN ACQUAVITA
Alligator Writer

Santa Fe Community College ran
into a team with something to prove
Wednesday night. No. 7 Daytona
Beach Community College were
coming off just their second loss of
the season to Florida Community
College-Jacksonville and wanted to


avoid another upset.
Starting guard Blake Young led
the way for the Falcons shooting 7
of 15 from the floor for 26 points as
DBCC cruised to a 72-61 win. SFCC
came out strong with fast-break
points as it jumped to a 26-18 lead
early, but then the Falcons went on
a 7-0 run halfway through the first
half and never relinquished the lead.
They held the Saints scoreless in the
final 3 minutes of the first half and
the first 2 minutes of the second.
Coach Chris Mowry said he


was pleased with his team's per-
formance against a "really good
Daytona Beach team," but he felt it
didn't shoot well
Santa Fe enough, going
Community only 36.4 percent
College from the field and
an abysmal 2 for
20 from the 3-point line.
"I thought our effort was very
good, not unpleased with that at
all," Mowry said. "But at the end of
the night, they were a little bit better
on the offensive end, and we weren't


able to match that on our offensive
end."
The Saints just weren't able to
keep up with the Falcons, who shot
50 percent from the field, including
33.3 percent from beyond the arc.
"We have to make a couple open
threes or finish a couple buckets
inside and stay with them, then we
don't have to pile down the stretch,"
Mowry said.
The Falcons did a great job of
containing the Saints' leading scorer,
Andres Sandoval, holding him to '


just 8 points. Sandoval, who averag-
es 15.3 points per game, led DBCC
in scoring Saturday night with 22
points in their win against Seminole
Community College.
Mowry was pleased with SFCC's
offensive rebounding effort. Still, the
Saints weren't able to take advan-
tage of their 16 offensive boards,
often missing on their second- and
third-chance scoring opportunities.
Falcons Guards Adam Nicholson
and Kyle Matheny both scored 14
points in the win.


New recruit has excellent speed


RECRUITING from page 24

of the ball for the Gators.
He possesses excellent speed and
athletic ability, running the 40-yard
dash in about 4.4 seconds.
"He is a very intense competitor,"
Gary Robinson said. "He has what I call
cat-like quickness and moves. He really
has the ability to stop on a dime, and he
has very quick acceleration.
"Defensively, he is very natural as
a cornerback and, besides his coverage
ability, he also is a very fine one-on-
one tackler, and he brings a lot more
strength and power on his tackling
than you would think for his frame.
From my perspective, he is just about as
complete a player as you can ask for. I
think Florida has got themselves a real
good one."
But Gary Robinson is just as im-


pressed with Patrick as a person.
"I think he is a very bright young
man," he said. "He had the vision and
the foresight to see that he needed to
really shore up the academic side of
his life in order to reach his goals in
football.
"He came to us, and we're a prep
school. He got A's and B's his first se-
mester. He really showed the ability to
go after another side of life, outside of
football, and showed that there is a lot
more to this kid than just what he does
on the field."
Robinson the fourth corerback to
verbally commit to UF. Since the Gators
will be without both of their starting
corerbacks from last season, he could
contend with fellow UP verbal com-
mits Jacques Rickerson and Markihe
Anderson for early playing time. P.K.
Yonge's Derrick Robinson is the Gators'
other recruit at corer, but he is expected
to enter the Major League Baseball draft.


ANASTASIS, from page 24

In five SEC games, UP has out-rebounded
an opponent exactly zero times. In five SEC
games, Gators' opponents have grabbed
more offensive rebounds than UP exactly
five times. Some NBA Draft gurus continue
to anoint Al Horford an instant top-20 pick
whenever he should decide to go pro. Yet it
has been this same Horford who has been
beaten inside time and time again for two
consecutive games.
Joakim Noah, with his New York City
grit and street smarts, has continued to
claw and fight for boards and position. But
Wednesday, it was South Carolina forward
Renaldo Balkman, whose dreads, put-backs
and fire put Noah and the Gators to shame.
But what about Donovan's supposed
revival of Billy Ball? Against Tennessee and


South Carolina, the Gators have settled for
half-court basketball. All the while, it has
been UF's opponents who have pressed,
forcing 36 turnovers in the past two games.
So what will happen a month from
now when UF will be drained? What out-
look does the season's end hold for a team
anchored by a seven-man rotation with
Richard and Walter Hodge doing everything
to prevent the Titanic Part II?
Tennessee could have been an aber-
ration. One esteemed Alligator colleague
even deemed the loss to be a good thing. A ,i
good thing that was really a bad thing that is
quickly becoming a horrible thing.
Only consider who South Carolina is a
bottom-feeding SEC team. Ateam capable of
playing no better than decent on its best day.
Its best day dearly came Wednesday. One
can only hope that UF's worst has already
come and gone.







28 ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, JANUARY 26,2006

TENNIS

Gators impressive with home sweep against UCF


By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
1 Alligator Writer

On a cold night, the No. 2 UF
women's tennis team was on fire.
Giving high fives and cheering
each other on during breaks, the
Gators were all smiles, defeating
Central Florida 7-0 in their season-
opqjing dual match at the Ring
Tennis Complex.
In No. 3 doubles competition,
senior Alexis Gordon and fresh-
man Keri Robison defeated Kenza
Belbacha and Elvira Serrot (8-1) in.
just 41 minutes.
Seconds later, sophomore
Whitney Benik and junior Nina
Suvak captured a doubles point
for the Gators with a win against
UCF's Pamela Fernandez and
Anna Yakimchenkova (8-1) in No. 1
doubles action.
Sophomores Diana Srebrovic
and Lolita Frangulyan struggled in
the No. 2 doubles match but ulti-
mately defeated Megan Hunter and
Kyla McNicol (8-5).
The top-ranked Srebrovic looked

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Pamela Fernandez (6-1,6-0).
"I think, in general, I'm a better
singles player than doubles player,"
Srebrovic said. "I just seem to make
better use of the court when I play
singles"
Gordon made her return to the
court, defeating Fernandez (6-2, 6-
0) with a powerful first serve and
a slice backhand in No. 2 singles
competition.
"It felt great being back," Gordon
said. "It was a little cold, but once I
got into it, I felt pretty good."
During the past week, Gordon
was plagued by a sore shoulder,
which was iced following the
match.
"She's fine, I punched her before
the match," Srebrovic joked. "I beat
her up in a little fight out in the park-
ing lot."
Benik won against Belbacha
(6-1, 6-1) in 47 minutes in No. 4
singles, while Suvak defeated
Yakimchenkova (6-2, 6-0) in No. 3
singles. Frangulyan was the only UF
player challenged Wednesday, as


Hunter forced a first-set tiebreaker.
In the end, Frangulyan took the
tiebreaker and the match (7-6 (3),
6-3) as her teammates stood on the
near court cheering her on.
"1 have the difficulty
and luxury of having five
guys who could play one
through five in the lineup.
But it is obviously an im-
portant decision."
Andy Jackson
UF men's tennis coach

Voiceless and suffering from a
cold, Coach Roland Thornqvist was
forced to write notes down to com-
municate with his players. Assistant
coach Dave Balogh said it had no
effect.
"Being the first match of the year,
we had a little rust to knock off,"
Balogh-said. "But we played better
than anticipated."
Balogh added the team needs to
work on unforced errors and play


longer points to be more successful
for its match against Furman on
Saturday in Greenville, N.C.
The No. 2 UF men's tennis team
will try to duplicate the women's
success against UCF today.
The Gators' match against the
Golden Knights is set for 3 p.m. at
the Ring Tennis Complex.
The Gators have won 17 straight
season-opening matches and have
gone 11-0 in the month of January
under Coach Andy Jackson.
UF also owns a 9-0 lifetime re-
cord against UCF. But the Golden
Knights are on the rise, having
made the NCAA Tournament three
consecutive years.
"The first match is an equaliz-
ing factor," Jackson said. "There's
always a little bit of nerves and rust
to shake off."
Jackson said with all the indi-
vidual tournaments the Gators have
been playing lately, getting UF ready
for team play will be a challenge.
And he's still not suie how he
will structure the lineup.
"I have the difficulty and luxury


of having five guys who could play
one through five in the lineup,"
Jackson said. "But it is obviously an
important decision."
UF has won two of the last
three Southeastern Conference
Tournament championships and are
looking to make another run at it,
Jackson said.
"We're not where we need to be
as a team yet," Jackson said. "But as
the season progresses, well get bet-
ter and hopefully make a run at the
NCAA title."

NEW TRACK POLL The UF men's
track and field team was ranked No.
8, while the women's team checked
in at No. 20 in the first-ever U.S.
Track and Field and Cross Country
Coaches Association Poll released
this week.
The 20-team poll is the only one
officially recognized by the NCAA.
Arkansas took the top spot in the
men's poll, while South Carolina
earned No. 1 for the women.
Alligator services contributed to
this report.