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We Inform. You Decide.


VOLUME 99 ISSUE 92


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2006


INTERNET VOTING RETURNS


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Writer
acancino@alligator.org

A year after a similar measure
was barred from the ballot, Student
Government's judicial branch de-
cided Thursday to allow students
to decide if Internet voting should


become a reality in SG elections.
The future of Internet voting a
controversial measure that would
allow students to elect their-leaders
from any computer connected to the
Internet will be on this Spring's
ballot as an initiative.
"It is time for students to say,
This is what we need. This is how


we want to vote,'" said Rosemarie
Clouston, a proponent of the
Internet voting measure present at
the SG Supreme Court hearing.
Initiatives, if approved, become
SG law. The election is Feb. 28 and
March 1.
Clouston said students should
vote in "a way that they think is


.easier
and most
effec-
tive."


Under the current system, the
supervisor of elections can select
one of three ways for students to
cast a ballot: paper ballots, electronic


voting and intranet voting none
of which allow students to vote from
home.
Intranet voting, which allows
students to vote at designated com-
puters on campus, debuted with
widespread glitches during the Fall
SEE VOTING, PAGE 8


Swamp Party announces candidates

By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
Ilewis@alligator.org

Amid tables filled with political support-
ers and Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority sisters,
the Swamp Party became the first to unveil
its executive ticket Thursday night.
Student Body presidential candidate
John Boyles, who is heading Swamp's
ticket, announced Lydia Washington and
Ryan Moseley as his running mates for this
Spring's Student Government election.
During a party meeting at the Alpha
Omicron Pi house, Boyles said Washington
will be the party's vice presidential candi-
date, while Moseley is running for Student
Body treasurer.
If elected, the trio will control more than
$11 million in student money.
The candidates stressed the party's
goals of unity and fiscal responsibility in
their speeches to about 250 students, who
munched on slices of Domino's Pizza during
the meeting.
"I, Lydia and Ryan want to make sure that
every single cent you pay is used for your
benefit," said Boyles, who is also president
of Student Senate.
Moseley and Washington said their expe-
riences in SG make them the best candidates
for the executive offices.
"I guess the reason I'irh here is because of
my qualifications," Washington said, later
adding, "I pretty much know [SG Cabinet]
inside and out, and I love Cabinet."
The Student Body vice president oversees
S' i !_SG's Cabinet, a group of officers who lobby
S i for varied student interests.
Si Washington, who is president of the Black
I U Political Science Association and a member of
I the Black Student Union, has been involved
Jen Shockley/ Alligator with Cabinet since her freshman year.
John Boyles and Ryan Moseley discuss Swamp Party goals Thursday night at the
Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority house. SEE SWAMP, PAGE 8


STUDENT LIFE

Catholics


save for a


charity cow

By RACHEL ANDERSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

It's Catholic Awareness Week, but
Catholic students are not praying for
a miracle, they're praying for a cow
- one worth $500.
Sister Margaret Harig, campus
minister of St: Augustine Church for
the past seven years, said a group of
students initiated Catholic Awareness
Week about six years ago, but the cow
is a fairly new idea.
With the support of college-student
donations, the Coalition of Student
Ministries at the Catholic Student
Center of Gainesville at St. Augustine
Church hopes to purchase a heifer,
a young' female cow, from Heifer
International and have it shipped to a
family in a third-world country.
UF health science major Leigh
Montejo, 21, is co-coordinator of stu-
dent ministries at the parish and the
brains behind the unusual project.
She said she first spotted "the cow"
in December while browsing through
brochures and mailings at the parish
office.
Soon, everyone was involved,
and fundraising for a heifer became
this year's student-service project for
Catholic Awareness Week.

SSEE CATHOLIC, PAGE 8


Sha Brooks led
five Gators who
scored in double
figures with 16
points as the UF
women's basket-
ball team defeated
Auburn 72-61
at the O'Connell
Center on Thursday.
See story, pg. 17


M UF is set to renew
its basketball rivalry
with Kentucky on
Saturday. ESPN's
"College Gameday"
will broadcast live
from the O'Connell
Center twice before
the game. See
story, pg. 17.


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last day to register
to vote in time to
cast a ballot for
City Commission
candidates in the
March election.
See story, p. 9.


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Degree Application Deadline
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Last day for students to turn
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Spring graduation.

Spring Withdrawal Deadline
University Registrar, 222 Criser
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Last day for students to with-
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3

LOCAL

Road construction causes business to pinch pennies


By JONATHAN QUIGLEY
Alligator Contributing Writer

The construction on Southwest Second
Avenue has tied up traffic since the
Hogtown Creek Bridge was closed Dec. 3,
and local businesses are beginning to feel
the pinch.
While the construction can be a frustra-
tion for motorists, including UF students
and area residents, it has complicated the
flow of traffic and customers into the busi-
nesses of Creekside Mall, 3501 SW Second
Ave.
Duane McMahan, store manager of
Gator Textbooks Inc., said it is unrealistic


for a business to expect people to wait an
hour in traffic to get to its store.
And the highly competitive bookstore
market in Gainesville makes such loyalty
even rarer.
For now, the bookstore will have to
make sacrifices to supplement the decline
in business.
This includes cutting back, staff and
buying fewer furndraising ads.
McMahan has been told the bridge
won't reopen until May.
"We'll cut back on some of the frivolous
things we do," he said.
Those things include buying the staff
lunch once a week and resurfacing the


"We were really concerned in the
beginning, but we were pleasantly
surprised."
Mike Lawhorn
Calico Jack's Oyster Bar general manager

bookshelves.
McMahan said police officers direct the
flow of traffic in and out of the mall during
daily rush hours.
"But the police were lackadaisical about
enforcing anything," he said.
He said he thinks the construction
should be done at night to avoid hinder-
ing local businesses and tying up traffic


during business hours.
But other business owners have adapt-
ed to the situation.
Mike Lawhorn, general manager of
Calico Jack's Oyster Bar, also located in
the mall, said the construction has, for the
most part, not hurt their business.
"We were really concerned in the begin-
ning," Lawhorn said. "But we were pleas-
antly surprised."
The restaurant increased its advertising
in response to the construction, and its
sales are in line with where they have been
in the past.
"Our clientele base will sit in traffic to
get to us," he said.


'Saved by the Bell' creator speaks of show, spirituality


By DONNA MITRANI
Alligator Contributing Writer

"I'm Jewish. I'm Christian. I'm a
Hollywood producer."
He is none other than Peter
Engel, who spoke to about 300 stu-
dents at the University Auditorium
about spirituality and impacting the
world Thursday at 8 p.m.
"I challenge you tonight to be
about something, be for something,"
Engel said.
Engel, creator and executive
producer of "Saved by the Bell,"
was born into a Jewish family but
said he was an atheist. He said he
didn't become Christian until a
Jesus movement swept through
California in 1979.
"When I was doing a gram of
coke, nobody told me I was crazy
and to get into rehab," Engel said.
"When I said I met God, I met Jesus,
they said get into rehab."
Prior to finding spirituality, he
said he had the ambition to make an
impact on the world but never pos-
sessed the discipline or fortitude.
So when NBC approached him
about creating a sitcom starring kids,
Engel's prayers were answered.
Despite initially believing the
show's concept was stupid, "Saved
by the Bell" became Engel's way of


impacting a generation, he said.
The weekly show followed the
lives of six teenagers who confront-
ed different moral issues.
"No matter how much they
scammed, how.much-they lied or
how much they manipulated, the
kids always did the right thing,"
Engel said. "If nobody does any-
thing wrong, you can't have a mo-
rality tale."
Engel said 85 countries bought
the show.
"It was the only
On thing in the Middle
Campus East they agreed on,"
he said.
UF telecommunication senior
Alex Butler, 21, attended the speech.
"I expected it to be a lot more of
a program," she said. "But it was
more of a conversational thing."
Campus Crusade for Christ, who
co-sponsored the event with Accent,
brought Engel because it wanted
someone who students would be
open to, said Josh Counihan, presi-
dent of Campus Crusade for Christ.
"I hope that students get a good
feel for someone who persevered
- who worked hard and ethi-
cally in the real world but was also
able to maintain a spiritual style,"
said 21-year-old UF English senior
Counihan.


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Advisory board opposes further coal plant research


* THE ENVIRONMENTAL BOARD
WANTS A NEW POWER SOURCE.

By MAYA CARPENTER
Alligator Contributing Writer

An environmental protection
board protested Thursday against
continuing research on a local coal
plant.
Members of the Alachua County
Environmental Protection Advisory
Committee voiced their concerns to
the Gainesville City Commission,
which was meeting to decide on
whether to do further research on
the coal facility.
If implemented, the power plant
will bum a combination of solid
fuel, such as coal and petroleum
coke, and biomass, such as wood
pulp, plants and trees.
This isn't the first time the com-
mission has considered Gainesville
Regional Utilities' request for the
plant, and it isn't the first time the
idea has been met with opposition.
Last spring, EPAC asked GRU to
provide alternate solutions and to
consider a plant run entirely off bio-
mass. However, this option would
produce far less energy only 40


megawatts compared to coal's 200.
Dian Deevey, an EPAC member
who wrote a report regarding the
issue, said GRU spent hundreds of
thousands of dollars on less impor-
tant goals but won't fund a reduc-
tion of megawatts.
"They were supposed to come
up with innovative ideas, bring
them to the commission, and the
commission would choose which
they want to do," Deevey said.
She said there were no ideas, but
people still have to look at a deal to
build a coal plant or a natural gas
plant.
Thursday's meeting also yielded
no steadfast decisions. The com-
mission met to consider what fuel
options ICF Consulting, a private
consulting firm, should research.
Chairman of the EPAC, Rob
Brinkman, said he was upset with
these options, which include the
coal plan and natural gas plan as
well as a conservation plan.
Deevey said the commission
has been considering its options
for more than a year and has yet
to make a decision. With all the
consulting and research, the com-
mission has delayed the decision too
long, she said.


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UF appoints local to head new Office of Sustainability


* DEDEE DELONGPRE WILL HELP
DEFINE THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.

By JOHN W. COX
Alligator Writer
jcox@alligator.org

A nationwide search for the first director
of UF's Office of Sustainability found its way
back home.
Dedee DeLongpre, the former executive
director of Sustainable Alachua County, will
be the first person to hold the position. Her


appointment was announced Thursday.
"She has an outstanding background in
Alachua County with working with sustain-
ability," said Ed Poppell, UF's vice president
for Finance and Administration.
The office will help keep the university
responsible and aware of such issues as recy-
cling, waste reduction, energy efficiency, wage
rates and other community matters.
"My goal is to create a vision for the entire
university so everyone understands what we
mean by sustainability," DeLongpre said in
a UF press release. DeLongpre could not be
reached for comment by press time Thursday.


Everything from how the university re-
cycles computers to honoring students from
different cultures to where UF buys lettuce
will all be consid-
UF ered by the office,
"- said Kim Tanzer,
chairwoman of UF's
Faculty Senate.
"I think she's an excellent choice," Tanzer
said. "She's very good at building answers
among different groups of people."
The idea of sustainability was more of a
concept until this hire, Tanzer said.
DeLongpre, who will make $65,000 a year,


had served as director of Sustainable Alachua
County since June 2005. She also worked on
sustainability issues for Natural Capitalism,
Inc. in Colorado and for Fauna & Flora
International.
She has a bachelor's degree in business ad-
ministration from the University of Southern
California and a master's degree in business
administration from the Presidio School of
Management in San Francisco,
"For a university or institution like UF, all
three spheres of sustainability must be held in
dynamic equilibrium environment, social
and economic," she said in the release.


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National TV spotlight hits Gainesville student scene


Book TV crew shows

off mobile bus studio

By KEVIN MAHADEO
Alligator Writer

A 45-foot, yellow-orange custom-coach bus parked
across from the Reitz Union caught the attention of curious
students and provided a cool relief from the hot weather
on Thursday afternoon.
Manny Alvarez, video editor for all three C-SPAN net-
works, was one of the crewmembers who gave students
and faculty a tour of Book TV's mobile production studio.
"It's a dual-type vehicle," Alvarez explained, "a mar-
keting tool and production studio."
While the prospect of traveling from town to town to
promote books may seem a little dull to some, for the boys
of C-SPAN's Book TV Bus, part of the fun is
On immersing themselves into the everyday life
S of their viewers.
"It's great to see each community the
people that live there and the authors
who write about it," said marketing representative Scott
Crosby "And the food."
Wednesday night, Alvarez celebrated his 40th birthday
at The Swamp Restaurant with two orders of chicken
wings and a few drinks. By the end of the night, he was
wearing most of the wings rather than eating them,
Alvarez said.
"That's what's cool about being on the road," he said.
"You get to experience the lifestyles of people who watch
our programs."
The interior of the bus is split into two parts. The front
half is lined with brown leather-like sofas, where visitors
sit and chat. Across from the sofas are Gator-blue cush-
ioned armchairs in front of a 32-inch LCD screen, which
plays DVDs about Book TV coverage and past episodes.
This is also where many local-author interviews are
conducted.
The back of the bus is where Alvarez "controls all the
toys on the bus." It's filled with controls, video displays
and camera equipment.
Alvarez demonstrated camera control by maneuver-
ing two black joysticks attached to a small, rectangular,
off-white box.
It looked as though Alvarez was playing a video game
simulation as he zoomed in on Crosby.
Gainesville was the second stop on the bus's multi-city
tour, and C-SPAN's Book TV Bus will leave town Friday
to continue its tour. The program airs every weekend on
C-SPAN2.
Alvarez is due to fly out to Washington, D.C., on
Sunday. However, he hopes plans will change.
"I want to get it changed to Monday," Alvarez said.
"'Cause I want to watch the Super Bowl."


Bookstore becomes backdrop for C-SPAN show


By LINDSEY FRANC
Alligator Contributing Writer

It was a typical Thursday night at
Goerings. There was poetry. There was
fiction.
But last night, there was also a 45-foot,
canary-yellow bus parked outside.
C-SPAN's Book TV Bus kicked off
its campus tour Thursday as the mo-
bile television-production studio rolled
through Gainesville.
The studio-on-wheels rolled right
into "Writers at Florida," Goerings Book
Store's weekly reading sessions featuring
the works in progress of UF Master of
Fine Arts graduate students.


C-SPAN's filming Thursday night
didn't change much, said Padgett Powell,
the director of the MFA program.
"Thank God C-SPAN wasn't
here when I spoke."
Heather Hamilton
UF graduate student

"It's the same thing," Powell said,
"with lights and cameras."
An 80-plus student crowd listening to
poetry and fiction readings is a stark con-
trast to the standard Washington, D.C.,
base of the Book TV Bus.
Graduate students Laura Paul and


Dan Levine were Goerings' speakers this
week. Paul read poetry, and Levine read
a dramatic fiction piece.
This is quite a change from the politi-
cally-oriented listeners C-SPAN usually
attracts, Goerings Book Store co-owner
Tom Rider said.
The three-person C-SPAN crew
travels around the nation to promote
Book TV, which airs every weekend on
C-SPAN2.
Master of Fine Arts graduate student
Heather Hamilton explained that the
public reading of personal writings was
mandatory for MFA students.
"Thank God C-SPAN wasn't here
when I spoke," she said.


C-SPAN's Scott Peterson explains the operations of the Book TV Bus in its onboard studio. UF students toured the bus
Thursday during its stop in Gainesville.


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After a long week, it's easy to get complacent. Sure, we all
want to just take it easy on Friday and let things slip.
But as President Bush reminds us, we must remain ever vigi-
lant, lest the terrorists attack.
And that's why we spare no expense to bring you yet an-
other Homeland-Security-approved edition of our very own...



Darts & Laurels

We begin by bestowing a way-to-ruin-it-for-other-home-
less-people DART to Duard Augustus Benson.
Benson is a homeless man who was working at Keith
Muller Construction thanks to the efforts of a company
called Labor Finders. Labor Finders helps the unemployed
and homeless find jobs so they can work their way out of
poverty.
On Wednesday, Benson thought it would be a good idea
to steal his boss's small Bobcat tractor and ram it into an ATM
in an attempt to steal money.
Gainesville Police Detective Charles Dorminey was in-
credulous. "I have been a police officer for 20 years, and
this is the first time I have ever seen someone use a Bobcat
to enter an ATM," he said. "This was not a well-thought-out
crime."
No kidding.
Benson tried to play it off. When confronted by police, he
told them he wasn't the man in the video. He was still wear-
ing the same clothes.
Continuing on our romp through the annals of this week,
we bestow a talk-about-putting-the-cart-before-the-horse
DART to the parties Swamp, Unite and Team: Most Valuable
Party.
On the last day to register SG parties, Swamp and MVP
had failed to develop any platform other than to increase
student involvement in SG. Unite wasn't much better, add-
ing only that they seek to install Internet voting.
That's pretty lame.
And it makes us wonder.
Where is the youthful idealism? Where are the guiding
principles?
Apparently, instead of issues, students should decide who
to vote for based entirely on party affiliation.
Swamp presidential candidate John Boyles noted, "I think
most everyone's going to feel the same way about issues."
But if that's the case, why do we need more than one
party running in the election? If everybody feels the same,
why bother with different candidates?
Platforms shouldn't be developed democratically, with
the help of students. Party officials should take a stand,
loudly proclaim what they believe in and let students sort it
out on election day.
Finally, we bestow a how-quickly-things-change DART
to none other than Unite's presidential candidate, Jared
Hernandez.
As mentioned previously, the main plank in Unite's plat-
form is to bring true Internet voting to campus. They want to
allow students to vote online from anywhere, hoping to in-
crease voter turnout. And without polling stations, UF won't
need to hire poll workers, thereby saving the university lots
of money.
The problem?
We've seen this idea before.
Last summer, the Student Senate created a committee to
investigate online voting.
To quote committee Chairman Jared Hemandez, "The
only way to preserve voter insulation, complete anonymity
of the ballot and privacy was to preserve polling locations
that would not allow for voter coercion."
Now Hemandez will sing the virtues of a system that he
rejected over the summer.
At the time, Hernandez called Internet voting "a political
hand grenade."
Maybe he was right.


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Co umn

Acknowledging addiction the first step


n Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Bush
spoke about a number of standard issues. In'addition
to mentioning the usual hot-button political topics,
the President stated a problem that has rarely been put in
terms so bluntly: "America is addicted to oil."
There is no disputing this fact. Oil is the blood that
runs through this country's veins, allowing it to function.
It powers our homes, transports our food and allows us to
travel rapidly over both land and air.
So why then is the importance of oil forgotten when
legitimizing the behavior of the United States both domes-
tically and abroad?
During his speech, the President pointed out that a
significant proportion of our oil is imported from unstable
regions of the world. But he discussed America's interna-
tional involvements as if they were isolated from that fact.
As a solution to importation, he merely proposed new
technologies and oil alternatives.
The U.S. military's continued presence in Iraq has been
justified as necessary to the nation's security.
Iraq's current state doubtlessly requires our presence to
prevent the region from collapsing into anarchy. But it is
obvious that, to many politicians, the most distressing re-
sult of this anarchy would not be an increase in terrorism,
but the loss of oil resources.
It would be far too callous to admit something like this
publicly, so national leaders hide behind rationalizations.
These include "joining the fight against terror" and "act-
ing boldly in freedom's cause."
With each passing day, the thought that American lives
are being lost for such simple and ambiguous ideals be-
comes more shameful.
The President spoke of replacing more than 75 percent
of our oil imports from the Middle East by 2025. While


Scott Gilton
Scott Gilton


a noble goal, what happens until
then? Will the military presence in
the Middle East continue for another
two decades?
The leaders of our nation would
do well to admit how important oil
is to the United States, and how we


SpeaKing uut must continue to protect it.
Tuesday night, the President ac-
knowledged our oil addiction. That is a good first step,
but there are many tasks that still need to be completed:
First, we must search for an alternative power source for
both transportation industries and infrastructure.
The second step is less obvious. It is time we become
truthful about how important oil is to us. We should stop
downplaying the legitimacy of our needs. Declaring the
protection of U.S. oil interests in the Middle East as an
explicit goal of our international policy is by no means
out of order. It would not be the first time a country got
involved in an international conflict to protect a much-
needed resource.
As the war in Iraq drags on, Americans become less
enamored with the moral superiority associated with
"protecting national security" and helping to "raise up
democracies." We should admit the third major factor:
the protection of a crucial national resource. Maybe that
would at least reaffirm our presence in the minds of
Americans becoming disheartened with the war in Iraq.
Otherwise, continued protection of oil-rich Middle
Eastern nations will seem odd in the face of the calami-
ties that constantly go unnoticed throughout the rest of
the world.
Scott Gilton is a decision and information sciences senior.
His column appears on Fridays.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


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SG Supreme Court approves petition for Internet voting initiative


VOTING, from page 1

election.
A year ago, the Impact and
Progress parties tried to put a similar
Initiative on the ballot, but the court
blocked them because the initiative
was improperly written.


Last Summer, the Student Senate
blocked an amendment written by
then-Student Sen. Susan Henriques
to allow Intemet voting. Critics said
Intemet voting would be more sus-
ceptible to fraud.
Henriques, now a candidate for
Student Body treasurer, collected
about 1,200 student signatures to get


the Internet voting initiative on the
ballot. SG statues require signatures
of 2 percent of the student body
for initiatives to be on the ballot, or
roughly 1,000 students.
"They were good to go," said
Kevin McCoy, chief justice of the SG
Supreme Court. The initiative had
300 more signatures than it needed,


McCoy added.
Also Thursday, the court blocked
an alcohol-policy referendum from
the ballot because it lacked the ie-
quired number of signatures.
The referendum would have
asked students if they agreed with
UF President Bernie Machen's al-
cohol policies. Since taking over in


2004, Machen has attempted to curb
binge drinking.
"I appreciate the effort of the
Supreme Court, and I hope that my
effort will encourage students in the
future to use this outlet to express
their opinions," said Unite Party
spokeswoman Amanda Kane, who
introduced the alcohol referendum.


Catholic students hope to buy cow for needy


SG veterans run for Swamp


SWAMP, from page 1

Moseley, who is president of
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, is
also a student senator and chair-
man of the Senate's Budget and
Appropriations Committee.
Boyles said Moseley's work
on the committee makes him an
ideal candidate for Student Body
treasurer.


"There won't be anyone more
knowledgeable and ready to take
care of the students' money in the
next year," Boyles said.
Although the meeting took
place at the Alpha Omicron Pi
house, Swamp Party spokesman
Josh Weiss said the sorority is not
affiliated with the party.
"As an organization, they're
not making any kind of statement
just yet or anything," Weiss said.


CATHOLIC, from page 1


Sister Harig said one of the main reasons
why the students chose .to go through Heifer
International is that the organization gives but then
enables; families are educated about proper care
and use of livestock.
One heifer produces four gallons of milk per day,
according to the charity's Web site, www.heifer.org,
and a healthy cow can give birth to one calf every
year.
"It's a gift that keeps on giving," Sister Harig
said.
Part of the donation stipulation is that the cow's
new family must give the first female calf bom of
their prize heifer to another needy family.


But cows aren't the only desirable animals.
Montejo said there are different price levels
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By JESSICA RIFFEL
Alligator Writer
jriffel@alligator.org

Monday is the last day to register
to vote in time for the city elections
this March.
Students must register inAlachua
County to vote for City Commission
candidates in the March 7 election,
said Alachua County Supervisor of
Elections Pam Carpenter.
"Every vote counts," Carpenter
said. "If you want to impact what's
.happening in your community, you
need to register, and you need to get
out and vote."
Chomp the Vote, a Student
Government organization created to
encourage student voting, will be in
Turlington Plaza today from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. with registration forms.
"Even if we're only here for a
short amount of time, we can make
a difference," said Jamie Wathen,
Chomp the Vote director.
Wathen said the traditionally low
student turnout for city elections is
"abysmal," but she is hopeful that


students will head for the polls this
year.
. Gainesville Mayor Pegeen
Hanrahan said students have the
potential to sway city decisions.
"With the large number of
students, if students were
to vote in any substantial
number, they would have a
very big impact."
Pegeen Hanrahan
Gainesville mayor

"With the large number of stu-
dents, if students were to vote in
any substantial number, they would
have a very big impact," Hanrahan
said.
Hanrahan targeted students
when campaigning for mayor in
2004. She visited sorority houses and
spoke at a Student Senate meeting.
She said students should be
involved in local politics because it
directly impacts their lives.
The commission makes decisions


regarding bus services, alcohol
sales and other issues that affect
students, Hanrahan said.
Students must use their
Gainesville address when register-
ing in order.to be eligible to choose
who fills the two open commission
seats.
Current commissioners Chuck
Chestnut and Warren Nielsen are
leaving due to term limits, so the
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open.
Running for the At-Large seat
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sociate director for the UF Honors
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local businessman who served on
the City Commission from 2001 to
2004.
Running for the District 1 seat
are Scherwin L. Henry, a biology re-
searcher at UF, and Barbara Sharpe,
a former member of the Alachua
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Voter registration forms can be
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Feb. 27 early voting begins
March 7 election day



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Dean of Students Office in Peabody Hall

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Alachua County Administration Building, located at 12 SE 1st St.

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Water/sewer included! Pets OK
Affordable $559-$799
Bus/bike to UF* 335-7275 4-26-72-2

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


*SUN BAYAPTSO
*Some fumished avail*
0*Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo*02-1 $520/mo
www.sunisland.info 00*376-6720
4-26-72-2

1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $385 $495, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066.4-26-72-2

AFFORDABLE & QUALITY TOO!

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

*CLOSE TO EVERYTHING*
Our Luxury 2BR Town Homes & 3BR Flats
Starting at only $1034 with.many freebees.
FREE cable w/HBO & Show
Fitness Center*Tanning*Pool*Pets
Leasing NOW/FALL*379-9255
4-26-72-2

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

COZY, CONVENIENT, CLOSE!
1 & 2 bedrooms for Fall
pool, tennis bball, alarms
FREE UF PARKING
376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com
4-26-72-2


For Rent
unfurnished

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

Near School, Near Play
Near PERFECT!
1BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-26-72-2

BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
4-26-72-2

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


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

TOWNHOMES ACROSS FROM UF
2/2 From $555 per BR suite.
W/D, Alarm, D/W.
Pets ok. 371-0769
4-26-72-2

Wood Floors
1 and 2 BRs fr6m $689
Walk to UF. Central Air.
Open Weekends 1371-7777
4-26-72-2

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

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


S For Rent
U 1 unfurnished

LOOKING-4-LUXURY??
HUGE 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BATNHMS
W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning
ENDLESS AMENITIES- private dog park
FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC
Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
4-26-72-2
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 00 $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 0* $725/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $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
4-26-72-2

HUGE*AFFORDABLE*1,2 & 3BR
Starting at just $639
Pool*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/1BAApt. $475
3BR/1BA Duplex $600
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2
**Afforadable and Quiet**
1/1,2/2.5 TH& 4/2.5 TH
Spacious floorpl5Hs in great location.
FREE gym membership.
FREE parking across from UF.
Leasing for Fall 2006 (352) 332-7401
4-26-72-2

Going, Going, GONE!!
2BR/1BA 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 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2


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rn Hillel Jewish Study
SI """ Center

Parker Road Baptist This Shabbat, do it Jewish!
Curc Join us every Friday night at
church 6:30 pm. Your choice of student-
300 SW 122nd St. GCanesville,
FL 32607 Pastor Gordon Keller .. ed services: Orthodox. Con-
S servadve and Reform, followed
332-4991. 9-45 Sunday School by a free glatt kosher Shabbat
Worship ? 1lam & 6pm. by a ree glat kosher Shabbat
Worship -1 1 lam Et 6pm. dinner! We also serve the only
Wednesday Worship ..- 7pm. daily gourmet kosher lunch and
6.45pm Youth WOW dinner in Gainesville. Join us
f" or great food. Shabbat, Jewish
First Baptist Church Programs and more...
425 W Unitersity Ave.
Sunday: Bible Study 9.30 am,
Worship I laim,
Project ,- Student Fellovwhrp 6pm
www. fbci ainesville.net
First Lutheran Church
*1801 NW 5th Ave. Liturgl
cat Service at 8:30am and
1 iam. Upbeat Praise Ser-
vice at Il am. Sunday Free
Christian Study Center Lunch for college students.
of Gainesville www. ilcgainesville.com
Ofienn cila:.ses. lectures cironema.
readmn groups and more Home Abiding Savior Lutheran
of Pascal's cofife house Church
Monday, Frnday 7:30 Midnight Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
112 iW 16brh 5t.- 379 7375 In.'ite~ you to attend the New
For more information s\iit Saturday evening Contemporary
v.. v...:hri;stiartudvc-nr.er.orJ Service at 7:00pm Full hour of
song and praver that you can
m relate to! 9700 W liewberry
Road, 331-4409

Holy Trinity Episcopal
Church
100 NE First Street The Family Church
Sunday Serices. Holy Communion The Family Church is a
8am. 10:30,am. nondenominational.
Education Hour 9:15am multi-cultural Christian Church
Holy Communion 6pm. v.ich great music, relevant mes-
Wednesday Ser ice 12:15pm sages, casual dress, and
Healing and Holy Communion. friendly people. Service times
Share Saturdays at 7pm and Sun-
days at 10am. 2022 SW 122nd
Street. Gainesville. For info on
college career happenings visit
wwvw.origins242.com
Lubavitch Jewish Call 352.332-6459
Student Center for more info. ext.19
'our home a.ay from home.
Fnday eight Live! University City
Services &t Shablba Dinner. Church of Chnst
Spnng Semne:er 7.30 pm. www.gatorsforchrist.org.
352 336 58;': 2021 NW 5th Ae. College Ministry meets at
v.a. .ewisChGator.com University City Church.
15 locs north ui the stadium .. Bible Study Sunday at 9:30am
and Wednesday 7pm.





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SPresbyteran Church 1402 W.
ui Umv. Ave. Unit #2
Sunday Worship 10:30am &
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-j For Rent
8i unfurnished


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

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

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Large room
w/pvt BA 6-12 mo lease. Perfect for grad/intl
.students. Sparkling fum/unfurn Ig home in
Kirkwood. $350-$450 + uitl. 352-375-6996
or 352-284-0979 2-6-20-2

Near Law School 3-1, 1-1 1st & last. Pref.
grad std. No pets, W/D hook up, dish, wd
firs., cent A/C, gas heat, trees. Call Tom
>8PM orwkd 954-529-4031 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

Great Value
1,2, & 3 BR Flats
FREE Alarm, FREE WD, PC Lab
24hr Gym, Screened Porch, Pets OK
FREE Tanning 372-0400
4-26-71-2

LUXURIOUS
2/2 Flats & 3/3 TH's w/Garage
FREE Tanning*FREE Alarms*Pool
FREE WD*Cyber Cafe*Gated Entry
24hr Gym*We Love Pets
ONLY 1.5 miles 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

ACROSS FROM UF
2BR's from $599
Central Air, 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 ONice NW
2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
2-10-21-2

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 B1k. 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


] For Rent
unfurnished


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

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

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

SW Lg 1br, lba. 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

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 ~ ** Cheap** ***
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

Luxury 1 bedroom 1 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

PRIVATE BACKYARD
1/1, 2/2, & 3/2 Villas with backyard
Newly Renovated, Full Appliances
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866)
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

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

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

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

MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK
3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fall!
FREE UF PARKING, tennis,
Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm
376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com
4-26-60-2

*Quiet Living, GREAT PRICE*
1BR/1BA & 3BR/2BA flats
W/D, Alarms, Pet Friendy
Close to UF, Shopping & Restaurants
Aspen Ridge, 367-9910.
4-26-60-2

CLOSE TO UF, SHANDS & VET SCHOOL
2BR 1.5BA TH, ceramic tile, w/d hookups,
$575/rent, 3925-A SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 2-3-5-2


II For Rent
J nil unfurnished


ADORABLE 3BR 1.5BAI
Great House, 2 living areas, washer/dryer,
Ceiling fans, newer carpet, $850/rent
2102 NE 8th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 2-3-5-2

SPACIOUS 2BR HOUSE Living &
family room, den, fireplace, w/d hookups,
Deck, $675/rent, 711 NW 54th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 2-3-5-2

CUPID'S SPECIAL!
On all 2BR/1BA. 1/2 off Feb. rent!
Water, sewer, pest control, trash inr. Pets
OK. Ventura Apts. 1902 SW 42nd Way.
Open Sats. 10-5. 376-5065 2-28-21-2

MORE FOR YOUR MONEY
1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380.
352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-26-60-2

Charming 4/2 with hardwoods, deck, sun-
room for $1,300. W/D, fridge, dishwasher
incl. Fenced yard by park, pets OK. Call
832-496-7899. See http:infotube.net/133597
for more. 2-6-5-2

PALMETTO WOODS, 3BR/2BA, garage, tile
floors, W/D, month-to-month lease $950/mo.
Avail 2/1/06, drive by 3815 NW21st Dr., then
call 378-5467 2-7-6-2

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

Historic Downtown Area
2BR/1BA, $450/mo, central H/AC, balcony,
pets ok.
Peartree Realty, Inc.
REALTOR 335-3802 2-21-15-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA, hot tub, screened
back porch, fenced yard, wash/dryer4provid-
ed, big house 3413 NW 8th Ave, 339-2342,
$1550/mo 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 Studio/lBR home. One block
from campus. Very nice, wood floors, fire-
place. 106 SW 12th St. Call 339-2342 $500/
mo. Wash/dryer provided. 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 5BR/2BA home very nice, quiet
road. Wood floors, wash/dryer provided,
fireplace, $1600/mo 1803 SW 43rd Ave. Call
339-2342. Call for directions. 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 5BR/3BA short walk to campus,
wood floors, wash/dryer provided, big back
yard. 518 NW 15th St. $1750/mo Call 339-
2342 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA home. Ceramic tile
throughout, fenced yard, pets ok. $1225/mo
1330 NW 39th St. Call 339-2342 for direc-
tions. 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA Big house on private
fenced yard, ceramic tile floor throughout,
pets ok. 2100 NW 8th Ct. $1350/mo 339-
2342. Call for directions. Wash/dry provided.
2-7-5-2

4BR/2BA home avail Aug 1. Nice private lot,
fireplace, tile floors, washer/dry provided,
garage. 2606 NW 34th St. $1375/mo 339-
2342 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA nice house, fireplace,
wood floors, wash/dryer provided 1105 NW
10th Ave. $1525/mo. Call 339-2342 2-7-5-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/3BA home is just 2-years
old, fireplace, vaulted ceilings;washer/dryer.
2108 NW 8th Ct. Call for directions.339-2342
$1500/mo. 2-7-5-2

ONLY 7 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS.
Available now. Completely remodeled. 1BR
Duplex. 1313 NW 7th Ave. Call 871-6413
2-28-20-2


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r For Rent
unfurnished

2BR/2.5BA TOWNHOUSE in Pickwick
on Archer & 34th New kitchen & W/D.
Community pool. Very clean. On bus route.
Close to shops & university! 305-244-5249
2-3-2-2 -

BLOCKS TO UF! 4BR houses from $15001
MO, 3BR houses from $1075/MO, 2BRapts
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO.
Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com
or Call Carol 377-3852 2-28-19-2

Brand new condo- Destiny, 1220 SW 1st
Ave, #202-Walk to UF. 1BR/1BA, tile,
washer/hryer. $625/mo. Call Campus Realty
692-3800 2-8-5-2

ROCKWOOD 2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE w/
loft. Gated courtyard, close to UF. End unit.
W/D incl. Screened back porch..$900/MO
Flex. lease. 407-701-2995 2-15-10-2

BRAND NEW 2BR/2.5BA 1200 sq ft
Townhouse, fenced, 4112 SW 15th Place,
AVAIL. NOW! Bike/Ride bus from SW 20th
Ave to UF, Shands $775/mo, Call 378-6817,
871-8205. 2-9-5-2

1824 NW 1st. Ave. M/F Roommate wanted
ASAP $490/mo + 1/2 GRU. Pets OK!
Christina 850-529-2727. Steps to Turlington.
Great Location! 2-9-5-2

2BR/2.5BA Townhome W/D, balcony, 1200
sqft., big kichen, pet friendly, pool, 24 hour
maintenance, convenient 4 SFCC & UF
students, $749/mo OBO. Call Katie 352-219-
7774. 2-24-16-2


l uSubleases


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
until 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 '4-16-25-3

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 2-8-15-3

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 2-8-15-3

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

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

Female, 1BR in 2/1 now, Home Stead Apt.
Quiet and tidy, furn. w/new carpet. Close to
shopping and campus. On bus route. $299/
mo. + 1/2 utils. Contact whzhao@ufl.edu,
352-378,9237 (H) or 386-462-6309 (L) 2-
8-8-3

1 BR/ 1BA. Sunbay Apt. First Floor,
Duck Pond View, Minutes from Campus;
Downtown, $400/mo, Avail. 4/1-8/1, 500
square ft., Quiet Area, No Pets. Contact
Sergio 305-926-9048. 2-9-10-3

Private 1BR/1BA apt in a 3/3 at University
Glades. Elec, water, sewage, trash, pest,
24/7 maitenance, cable tv, ethemet & W/D
incl. Furnished; walk in closet. 954-651-
0086 2-10-10-3


I Subleases


* FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED*
Close to campus in Windsor Hall. One
bed/bath. Full fridge. Laundry down the hall.
Small kitchen in room. Call 256-264-4118 or
email carab@ufl.edu. 2-3-5-3

1 mo FREE! Cambridge Apt 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA $465/mo. Everything included ex-
cept phone. W/D, DSL, comp lab, pets OK.
Avail. May 7 352-682-6195 2-6-5-3

1BR apt avail 3/1 7/31 $569/mo. Arbor
Lofts 1824 NW 3rd PL. Close to Campus and
shops on University. Parking outside door,
quiet, skylight, loft apt. 786-371-6000
2-6-5-3

1ST MONTH FREE
1BR w/private BA @ The Cambridge. $495/
mo. Call 239-455-3347 2-10-8-3

Sublease for F at Melrose Student Suites.
Private bed and bath in a 4BR apt. $354,
everything incl. Call 904-206-0551 or 258-
0505. 2-7-5-3

Sublease until end of September. 1BR apt at
Sunrise. Close to UF, Shands, VA. Avail Feb
6th. $459/mo. Call Viady at 386-454-7574
2-14-10-3

Luxurious Apt. 4BR/4BA in Gainesville Place
Phase 2 $480/mo incl. all utils. Maids service
& hi-spd intemet. For Male. Close to UF. Call
(352)262-1574. 2-7-5-3

HUGE 1BR/1BAApt. Avail. May 1st. 3 BIks.
from campus. Across from stadium. W/D,
wood firs., courtyard. Call 321-508-9413.
2-7-5-3

Female Only for 1/1 in 2/2 in Country
Gardens Apt. by VA Hospital. $330/mo. with
$250 deposit. Available Now! Please call
Anita 646-284-2595 or complex office at
352-373-4500. 2-7-5-3

1st MONTH RENT FREE SHORT TERM
LEASE Lease begins now 8/06. The
Cambridge Apts. Spacious room, own bath.
Near campus on bus rte. Randi 305-519-
1285 for more info. 2-22-15-3

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
1BR/1BA Close to UF & Shands
$425/MO lease ends June 1st
Feb. rent free w/no deposit
Call 352-200-1189 & leave msg. 2-8-5-3

$260/mo + utils. priv. room and personal bath
in a 3 BR/3BA. W/D and DWin apart. Looking
for a considerate animal friendly roommate.
Avail. now, utils. free for 1st month. Call
352-219-3004 or email aprilcho@ufl.edu
2-16-10-3

HUGE 3BR/3BA Apt. in Museum Walk
poolside, free tanning, pets ok, gym, walk-
in closets, $1320/mo water & cable w/HBO
incl. Avail. 5/8 thru 8/7. Call 352-374-2210.
2-16-10-3

******GREAT LOCATION*******
150 sq ft. Rm. w/ bath & walk-in closet in
3BR/3BA apt. w/2 responsible clean roomies
W/D. $355+ util. Avail Now-Aug. (813) 263-
8550. 2-9-5-3

Summer Sublease @ Lexington Cr. 1BR/
1BA in 3BR/3BA $450/mo all util. inc. Avail.
May 1. Furnished,.gym, pool, W/D. On bus
route 9 & 34..Call Sandy at 727-687-0867.
2-9-5-3


0* 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. $450 + 1/2 util/mo. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
apena13@ufi.edu 2-13-107-4


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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

Roommateswanted for 3/2.5 townhouse.near
NW 39thAve and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $350 and $380, utilities included. Call
363-0143 or 363-0144 or email bobthegoat
@atlantic.net 2-6-20-4

Need roommates!.4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utilities: Furnished, large clean house w/
huge yard. 3 miles from UF. High speed +
cable. Girls or guys./ Call Tre at 352-328-
8878 2-6-20-4

M/F to share w/3 UF students. No party
animals. 4BR/3BA house: Newly remodeled.
Close to UF. Fully furn. incl. W/D. Incl. cable,
intemet, you pay 1/4 utils. $350/mo $250 sec
dep. No pets/NS Avail now 386-212-1578
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

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
2-9-20-4

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

Rockwood Villas 1BR/1BA Available in
3BR/3BA condo. $400/MO + utils. Close to
campus & on bus route. Call Karly at 352-
514-1617 Leave msg. 2-17-20-4

Available immediately Lg room w/pvt bath. M/
F, 5 min to UF. Sparkling home in Kirkwood.
6-12 mo lease. W/D, nicely decorated-new
paint, furn/unfurn. $350 -$450/mo + util: 352-
375-6996 or 352-284-0979 2-6-10-4

BR w/pvt BA conv location, quiet park-side,
NE home. Serious student female NS,
mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/dntn. Can furn if need.
$500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3998
2-6-20-4

Furnished master suite in large home
Pool community near UF/Shands. Non-
smoking professional only. Utils, cable &
garage. $450/mo. 376-7632 2-6-10-4

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

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

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

Luxury room for rent. Downtown, right
above Dragonfly Sushi. Master BR in
3BR/3BA 2 story condo available. $729/mo
EVERYTHING included. Call Anthony at
352-337-1330. 2-9-10-4

M/F, NS grad student/professional needed
for 2BR/2BA apt in The Laurels. Dogs OK.
Rent is $465 + 1/2 utilities. Call Josh 359-
3936 2-8-8-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free intemet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 2-3-5-4

2 Roommates needed! 4BR/2BA house
w/fun & clean UF students. Furnished
house (.8 miles from campus). $375/mo &
1/4 utilities. To contact please call 941-650-
7164 2-6-6-4


ILa Roommates


Female roommate wanted share 3BR/2BA
home. Partially furnished, W/D, 1st MONTH
FREE. $100 sec. dep. Then $250/mo share
utils. No lease. 10 mi from G'ville off Hwy
121. Call Karen 352-226-6863. 2-13-10-4

Female roommate for 3/2 house in beautiful
NW house, incl. utils. Quiet, responsible,
clean. Pool, wkout room avail. $475 850-
566-4711 or 374-2039. 2-13-10-4

M/F Rommate for house on 34th St. and
University Ave. $300/mo and 1/4 utilities.
Great roommates. Available now. Call.
Anthony 222-1966 2-6-5-4

1 room available ASAP: Newly renovated
large home 4BR/2BA, deck, hot tub, 1/2 mi
from Campus'Lodge. Covered carport, $400/
mo. incl. utils. No smoking. 772-631-1581
taji050@ufl.edu 2-6-5-4

M prof/grad wanted for 1 BR in classy down
house. 302 NW2nd ave. Near UF, wood firs,
cable internet, cent heat/ac. $266 +1/3 util!
Mike at256-4745 2-13-10-4

1 BR avail in large NW home. Recently
renovated. 3 mi to UF and SFCC. 4BR/2.5
BA w/ all the amenities. Owner occupied,
$325/mo + utils 518-322-1514 or 352-215-
0827 2-7-6-4

Large master bedroom w/ private bath in 2
BD/2BA condo in NW G'ville. W/D, Cable;
Internet, Bus Route. M/F to share with 21 yr
M. $400/mo Util. included. Call: 352-284-
6215 2-6-5-4

Need female roommate to share 2BR/1BA
apt. $250/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-6389 2-
7-5-4

Room in 2BR/1BA 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW comer of UF
campus. Wood floors, washer, dryer, CA,
DSL, piano, off-street parking. $400/mo, util
included. Call Zac 352-281-9900 2-14-10-4

1 BR Avail. Now for spring & summer. 5 min.
UF. Free Dig. Cable, $300/mo + 1/3 util.
Female or Male non-smoker. 352-332-2234
or 352-514-1441 2-14-10-4

1 M/F to Fill 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA apt in
The Polos. Directly on bus routes 36, 35 &
9. Great amenities and management! Only
$300/mo + 1/3 utilities. Call Mark at 904-477-
8156 1-7-5-4

ROOMMATE WANTED Beautiful house
across the street from campus. Pool, huge
yard, pool table & bar room. Negotiable rent
call Tim 352-226-6722 2-8-5-4

One female roommate needed for master BR
in 4BR/3BA house. Large walk-in closet. On
the corner of NW 34th & 8th. $380/MO Call
727-501-2554 2-10-7-4

HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY
30 mins. to UF, 20 mins. to Santa Fe
4BR/2BA. Will share withfemale, no party
animals, quiet, clean; responsible. E-mail:
riccimx@aol.com 2-3-2-4

ROOM FOR RENT!
On 13th 1mi. from UF and Shands. Modern
student furnished home private queen bdrm
and bath $450 all is included William 305-
298-6123 2-8-5-4

Furnished 1BR/1BA in condo. Flexible lease.
$350/MO + utils. & 1/2 maintence fee. Please
call Kristine @352-572-5819 2-13-8-4

Roommates wanted for 4BR/3BA brand new
home, W/D, $360 + shared utilities. 8 min.
from UF Law School, prefer professionals/
UF postdoctors & students. Call 333-7521
after 6 PM or guojieye@hotmail.com
2-15-10-4

Room w/loft -in 2BR/2BA luxury condo.
Nicely furnished w/every amenity. 2 mi. from
campus. On major bus rte. Pool & tennis.
Close to shopping, incl. cable wifi & all utils.
$495/mo. (semester leases) 386-295-7859.
2-10-6-4


SReal Estate

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


SReal Estate


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
3-31-97-5

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

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

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

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. W/D, tile floor & more. Very well main-
tained. Call NOW 305-926-8120 2-3-10-5

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

COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA CONDO FOR
SALE New paint, carpet throughout. 25
steps from pool. A must see! Only $193,000.
Please call Cesar ERA Trend Realty 870-
8459 2-28-22-5

Nice 2BR/2BA mobile hom in Oak Park
Village. Convenient to campus. 813-967-
5176 Asking $16,500. 2-7-5-5

Estate Auction, 259+/- acres, 28 tracts, de-
veloper's dream, Cook County, GA, Friday,
February 10, 10 a.m. Rowell Auctions, Inc.
(800)323-8388 10% BP, GAL AU-C002594.
www.rowellauctions.com 2-3-1-5

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. WINTER.
SEASON IS HERE! MUST SEE THE
BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS. Homes,
Cabins, Acreage & Investments. Cherokee
Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
www.cherokeemountainrealty.com Call for
Free Brochure (800)841-5868. 2-3-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS-Log cabin $89,900. Easy
to finish cabin on secluded site. Million $$$
Views Available on 1-7 acre parcels $29,900-
$79,900. Free Info Available! (828)256-1004.
2-3-1-5

E Tennessee Lake Properties Homes from-
$200,000 to $1,000,000. Lakefront lots
from $100,000 Lakeview lots from $35,000
Call Lakeside Realty (423)626-5820 or visit
-www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 2-3-1-5

North Carolina Gated Lakefront Community
1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never
before offered with 20% pre-development
discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
5253. 2-3-1-5

MOVE TO TENNESSEE! Looking For Lake
Lots, Lake Homes, Land, Farms, Victorians,
Investment or Marinas We Have It All at
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7775 Charlotte Branson Agent OR Visit My
Website www.executivechoicerealestate.co
m OR www.charlottebranson.com. 2-3-1-5

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Homes & Mountain Cabins Land CALL FOR
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REALTY MOUNTAIN VIEW PROPERTIES
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a Real Estate


East Alabama Mountain Property For Sale
One hour west of Atlanta in Piedmont, AL.
Beautiful View 48 acres $144,000 14,400
down 1,087 per month owner financed. Call
Glenn (850)545-4928. 2-3-1-5

GOV'T HOMES! $0 DOWN! BANK REPO'S
& FORECLOSURES! NO CREDIT OK! $0
/ LOW DOWN! Call for Listings (800)498-
8619. 2-3-1-5

Large Mtn. Land Bargains, High Elevation.
Adjoins Pristine State Forest, 20+ AC to
350 AC. Sweeping Mtn. Views, Streams.
www.liveinwv.com. 2-3-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS 10.51 acres on mountain
top in gated community, view, trees, waterfall
& large public lake nearby, paved private
access, $119,500 owner (866)789-8535
www.NC77.com. 2-3-1-5

TENNESSEE LAKEFRONT HOMESITES 1
to 6 acres from the $40s. Spectacular lake,
mountain and wooded nature sites newly
released. Just 1-1/2 hours to Nashville. Don't
miss out! Call (866)339-4966. 2-3-1-5

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE RETREATS New
gated community. Incredible lake & mountain
views. 1 to 5 acre building sites from the
$40s. Lake access, boat ramp, private slips
(limited). Don't miss out. Call (866)292-5769.
2-3-1-5

ASHEVILLE, NC AREA Peaceful gated com-
munity. Incredible riverfront and mountain
view homesites. 1 to 8 acres from the $60s.
Custom lodge, hiking trails. 5 miles to natural
hot springs. Call (866)292-5762. 2-3-1-5

LAKEFRONT BARGAINS! Waterfront
Properties from $99,900 Lake Guntersville,
Alabama Exclusive Goose Pond Island
Premier bass fishing destination ONE DAY
ONLY LAND SALE! -Saturday, February
11th~ 90 minutes from Atlanta, 1 hour or less
from Birmingham, Huntsville, Chattanooga.
Call NOW for early appointment! (888)LAKE-
SALE x 914. 2-3-1-5
COASTAL NC DEEPWATER! Off- season
Special- Save Big! 10 acres- $139,900.
Beautifully wooded, deep boatable water,
long pristine shoreline. Access to ICW,
Atlantic, Sounds. Power, phone, perked.
Excellent financing. Call now (800)732-6601
x 1458. 2-3-1-5

GEORGIA BLAIRSVILLE IN THE
NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. Land,
Homes, Commercial & Investment.
"EVERYTHING WE TOUCH TURNS TO
SOLD" Jane Baer Realty, (706)745-2261,
(800)820-7829 www.janebaerrealty.com,
janebaer@alltel.net 2-3-1-5


al 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


S Furnishings


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

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


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

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

Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333

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

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

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
4-26-72-6

Bedroom Set- .$300 BRAND. NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, .2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6

FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-26-72-6

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

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
4-26-72-6


Ill Furnishings


FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 4-26-72-6

FUTON & 2 REFRIGERATORS
* Mission style, wood/metal frame $100
- 4.3 cu t- 1 white, 1 stainless $75/each
Call 352-239-6989 2-3-10-6

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 4-26-63-0


MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. TfWin
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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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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a* Bicycles 3


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


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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

8 ft Slate Pool Table
Cherry with ball and claw feet. $1500. 352-
317-6096 2-14-14-10

Beautiful White Long
WEDDING DRESS
Never worn. Size 4, $300. Call Karen
352-226-6863 2-13-10-10


53 For Sale

Rare opportunity to purchase exciting
regional recreational magazine from estab-
lished publisher- only $40k. Debt-free mag.
with great potential. (904)384-7336; e-mail:
anglegabe@bellsouth.net 2-8-5-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer: 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 2-3-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 2-3-1-10

Professional Vending Route No Bubble
Gum Here! Real snack, soda, water, juice,
financing available with deposit. Great
equipment. Great locations. (877)843-8726.
BO#2002-037; www.snacksodavendingroute
s.com 2-3-1-10

BUILDING SALE! "Beat Next Increase!"
20x26 Now $3340. 25x30 $4790. 30x44
$7340. 40x66 $11,490. Factory Direct, 26
Years. Many Others. Ends/accessories op-
tional. Pioneer (800)668-5422. 2-3-1-10

SPRING BREAK
MENS SNOW SKIS & POLES $40;
PHOTOGRAPHY 2 NIKON CAMERA bod-
ies, misc. lenses, filters etc. all for $150
nicotico@excite.com 372-7477. 2-6-2-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds

** 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 morel!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-26-72-11

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

CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
3-10-132-11

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

Vespa. Mercedes of scooters. Perfect for
campus. Excellent mpg. Mint green. Very
Pretty. Perfect condition. Low miles. 60
mph. Two can ride. $3500. Call 256-1104
2-6-5-11

99' Yamaha WR400F
dirt bike, recent top end. Very fast and fun!
$2000 Call Jim 352-472-9419 2-6-3-11

03' Suzuki DR200
Dual sport. 800 miles, great shape, like new!
$2000 Call Jim 352-472-9419 2-6-3-11

03 Suzuki DR650
Dual sport. 1800 miles, great shape, $3500
Call Jim 352-472-9419 2-6-3-11

01 Kawasaki KDX220R
Dirt bike. All original, recent top end, runs
great! $2000. Call Jim 352-472-9419 2-
6-3-11

VERUCCI SCOOTER 45CC
Like new only 270 miles. Great condition.
$900 (352)262-3205 2-8-5-11

Like New R6 YGF 2002 for
sale. Perfect condition.
Call me 871-5177 2-9-5-11


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*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*SellSTrade
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 onl
Call Ray 352-284-8619
4-26-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-26-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
72-12

Sun City Auto
No Credit Check
"0" Down & Up
www.suncityautosales.com
338-1999 3-31-53-12

Sun City Auto
Bring W-2
File Here Drive TODAY
www.suncityautosales.com
338-1999 3-31-53-12

BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
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
$6000. (352)494-6244. 2-9-15-12

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

2001 BMW 325ci CONVERTIBLE
Titanium silver exterior, custom 18" chrome
wheels, power everything. Asking about
$23,000. Call 813-892-1965 2-10-10-12

1998 MERCURY TRACER
Good -condition, automatic transmission,
power brakes, $2500/OBO. Call Karen 352-
226-6863 2-13-10-12

CHEVY ASTRO MINIVAN '98
4.3 L. Maroon. 98K. miles. Automatic. Runs
Great. $3500 OBO. Call 352-246-8596. 2-
6-4-12

'98 SUBARU FORESTER
4 wheel drive, 5 speed, 113k, $5495. Also
'95 HONDA 750 MAGNA MOTORCYCLE,
$3500.Call 472-9273 or
email billconradconstruction@yahoo.com
2-7-5-12

Nissan 300 ZX '86
Looks & runs good $1800 352-514-7026
2-8-5-12

2001 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE DE Coupe
automatic, A/C, silver w.charcoal cloth, CD,
power everything, 70k, very clean, $4,900
OBO 352-514-1800. frankiev@bellsouth.net
2-14-8-12


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14, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3,2006


*n Wanted

THEAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
SMust 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

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243.
4-26-57-13

BUYING FOOTBALL ITEMS:
RINGS, JERSEYS, WATCHES.
AtlFalcons565371@aol.com 904-415-3294
2-8-5-13
OLD GUITARS WANTED! Fender, Gibson,
Gretsch, Martin, D'Angelico, Stromberg,
Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. 1930's thru
1960's. Top cash paid! (800)401-0440. 2-
3-1-13


I l 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
trail, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14
CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%o
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
BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-26-72-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-26-72-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
,. DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
4-26-72-14


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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 2-9-25-14

GatorHospitalityJobs.com
Apply online to restaurants, hotels &
clubs in the Gainesville area. We need
servers, cooks, drivers and more. 2-28-
37-14

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 @ 3311 W.University. 377-4992.
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

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/hrl Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
Tnfo contact Meghan 379-3663 3-6-40-14

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

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. 2-8-20-14


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

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

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

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
* The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
to participate in a listening experiment.
* You can earn $10/hr by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
frm foreign languages.
* If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver jenlsilver@yahoo.com
3-10-39-14

MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS, MODELS!
Make $75-$250/day
all ages and faces wanted!
No exp. Required, FT/PT!
800-851-6131 2-15-20-14

Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate. 352-371-5888
x 111 or 4112 NW22nd Drive. 2-28-29-14

G8RBAY.com
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hrs. &
Competitive $ *No Experience Needed
*Transportation Required *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 2-3-10-14

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

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

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

AMAZING SUMMER at PA coed children's
overnight 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.
$12-15/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

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. University Ave. G'ville. 2-7-10-14
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
Summer Camp Positions & More! Download
an application at www.suncountrysports.com
and then call 331-8773 or 378-8711. 2-9-
10-14

PINCH-A-PENNY
Customer Service Sales Stock. Apply in
person 7100 W University Ave. or 5010 NW
34th St. 2-24-20-14

CHEMIST/TECHNICIAN
for .research lab, degree preferred,
FT/PT, $9-$15/hr. Email resume to:
qmt2006@bellsouth.net 2-3-5-14
Bookkeeping asst/Admin asst. for non-profit
org. FT w/excellent benefits. Computer skills
& good org skills req. Knowledge ofACCPAC
accounting helpful. Please send resume:
CILNCF attn: Collette 222 SW 36th Terr.
G'ville, FL 32607 or fax 352-378-5582 2-
3-5-14

SALES CLERK
$6.50/hr PT .Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 2-10-10-14


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Would an extra $3000 per week work
for you? It's easy-when you know how.
www.MegaWealthy.com/1588 2-3-5-14


Wanted:
Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators,
Wannabe Gators &
Even NeverWannabeGators
For Part Time Inside Sales at
Infinite Energy.
Salary and Commission.
Flexible daytime hours.
Call Brad at 331-8837, ext 3125 between
5pm and 7pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays,
or send resume to
wehavejobs@infiniteenergy.com
Immediate need.
Earn money for the beach this summer.
EOE/AA/MFDV
2-28-22-14


Earn at least $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making &
smoking. If interested come to 397 in the
Psychology Building or call 392-0601 ext
297. 2-3-5-14


FLOWERSHOP HELPERS
for Valentine's. Apply in person 635C NW
13th St. 2-3-5-14


P/T LEASING AGENT
from 12-7pm needed. Good customer ser-
vice and sales skills required. Fax resume to
352-332-0895. 2-6-5-14








FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 15


ll Help Wanted


MORTGAGE CONSULTANT& INVESTMENTS
Growing mortgage company hiring PT pro-
cessors and telemarketers. Flexible hours,
no exp. required, only a willingness to learn
and have a positive attitude.
352-379-7981 EOE 2-6-5-14

Morning help needed 8 am-12 working on
driving range. Hit all the golf balls you want.
Apply at 6007 SArcher Rd. 2-6-5-14

GREETER ATTENDANT
FT/PT Mon-Sun. Flexible hours. Friendly
customer service skills req. Call Andy 888-
463-1954 ext. 205 2-13-10-14

CASHIERS
FT/PT Mon-Sun. Will work with schedule.
Friendly customer service skills req. Call
Andy 888-463-1954 ext 205 2-13-10-14

ASST. OPERATION MANAGER
FT friendly customer service skills req.
Please call Andy 888-463-1954 ext 205 2-
13-10-14

VALET PARKING
FT/PT. Flexible hours, will work around
schedule. Must be customer oriented and
dependable. Call or leave message for
Andy 888-463-1954 ext 205 Good pay!
3-20-30-14
Summer Counselors Wanted
Counselors needed for our student travel
and pre-college enrichment program, middle
school enrichment,,and college admissions
prep. Applicants must be 21 years old
by June 20th and posses a valid driver's
license. We need: Mature, Hardworking,
Energetic individuals who can dedicate 4-7
weeks mentoring and supervising teens. To
recieve information of apply, please visit our
website: www.summerfun.com or 1800-645-
6611. 2-27-20-14

Optimetric asst. needed for busy office
Tuesday, Thursdays, and weekends. No
previous exp. necessary. Will train $7/hr.
Email resume and availability to
humanresources@starlingeyegroup.com
2-6-5-14
AUNTIE ANNE'S PRETZELS is seeking a
mature person for flexible hours 18-30 per
wk. Apply in person, Food Court in The Oaks
Mall. 2-13-20-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Hiring servers, kitchen, drivers, pizza mak-
ers. Apply in person 5 SE 2nd Ave. 352-335-
7123 2-14-10-14

DATA PROCESSING
Local mailer needs reliable individual.
Flexible hours. Thorough perception of
Microsoft Excel required. Call Tito 9 AM-
Noon 377-8400 or Fax resume to 377-0691.
2-14-10-14

FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS WANTED
Work from the convenience of your loca-
tion. Brainfuse is provider of supplemental
services to US students grade 3-12. Send
resumes to jobs@brainfuse.com *Bilingual
preferred. 4-26-56-14

Tutors needed for one-on-one tutoring. At-
risk elementary school students. $9/hr., 15-
20 min. drive from campus. Tutors must have
federal work-study work permit. Contact Sally
for sched at 352-384-1155, st23@cox.net
2-7-5-14

Need PT help with

ELECTRICAL EXP.
Flex. hrs. Call Ken 352-339-1746. 2-3-3-14


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Looking for PT responsible .help i
PAINTING & PLASTERING. Start $7.50/I
Own transportation a must. Call 352-37
7013. Lv. Msg. 2-14-10-14


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Near yw ers o ant obe
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
Growing
& Dynamic Co.
Career Advancement!
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
email: employment@teamparadigm.com
www.teamparadigm.com
4-26-55-14

Licensed Agent Jack Beach & St. Aug
Offices. In-house sales training. Complete
marketing & leads. Join our dynamic team
& earn top commissions. Call 904-270-8700.
Match Maker Coastal Realty. 2-7-5-14-

MICANOPY ANIMAL HOSPITAL
is hiring technicians to work Mon-Thurs.
PM's & Fri. AM's. Fax resume to 352-466-
4267 or call 466-0067 for info. 2-7-5-14

Nurse needs sitter for infant. Varied evening
shirts 2-3 days a week. Infant experience
required. References requested.Call Sara at
528-6925 or 850-459-3812 2-22-15-14

Money for SPRING BREAK!
First step: student loan processor. $400-
$600/wk part time. amarshall35@yahoo.com
2-15-10-14

Graphic designer needed. Gatorfood.com
looking for talented, creative & experienced
people. Must be familiar with Quark Express.
Looking for FT and PT. Please contact David
379-3663 2-15-10-14

Computer Engraver to layout and run
Computer Engraving equipment in produc-
tion shop environment. Also positions for
part time web development and computer
programming with visual basics. Apply atThe
Trophy Shop 707 NW 13th St. 2-8-5-14

Breeding facility needs hard workers to care
for snakes and rodents. PT and FT positions
available. Will train. Call 495-3075 2-8-5-14

Project assistant for small book business in
Alachua. Must know web design, understand
shopping cart sites, maintain data base, cre-
ate bi-weekly newsletter $9/hr, 10hrs/wk.
email resume to scliett@acceleration.net
2-10-7-14

Lifeguard needed 300 Club
Red Cross or WSI cert. required. 10-15 hrs/
wk. Contact Josh @339-2199 2-8-5-14

Are you energetic and motivated? Are
you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth
Community- Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352)224-1741 after 5pm Monday through
Thursday & leave a message. EOE/DFWP
2-8-5-14


S2I Help Wanted

or ,400 counselors & instuctors needed!
hr. Co-ed summer camps in Poconos, PA.
'8- Top salary, travel paid, best staff.
Apply @ www.lohikan.com or call
1-800-488-4321 4-26-55-14


Enjoy Life! Work a Little and Get Paid a Full
Time Income. I Do and I'll Show You How.
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2006


ALLIGATOR
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Gators to renew


Kentucky rivalry


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org


After beginning the sea-
son ranked No. 9 by The
Associated Press and ascend-
ing as high as No. 7, Kentucky
began to slide ever-so-gently
backward.
It began with a loss to
Iowa, followed up by a home
loss against North Carolina,
then a blowout defeat at the
hands of Indiana.
The Wildcats then won
four in a row before being hu-
miliated by 27 points against
a rebuilding Kansas team and
hit rock bottom after dropping
their first two Southeastern
Conference games at Rupp
Arena to Vanderbilt and
Alabama.
But since then, the Wildcats
have ripped off.five consecu-
tive wins and have pulled
even with the Gators for the
No. 2 spot in the SEC East
behind Tennessee.
"Kentucky is going to
be a Kentucky team," UF
forward Adrian Moss said.
"[Kentucky] coach [Tubby]
Smith always has those guys
ready to play basketball; their
defensive intensity, their team
cohesiveness, that's a main-
stay. If you've got that, and
you have athletes like they
have, you've got a chance
to win. You never can count
Kenjucky out for dead."
And you can always count
on the hype when it comes to
a UF-Kentucky showdown.
In front of a national audi-
ence, the No. 8 Gators will
face the Wildcats on Saturday
at 9 p.m. in the O'Connell
Center, where ESPN's College
Gameday will air from inside
the arena twice during the
day.
UF will have a chance to
defeat Kentucky in three con-
secutive games for the second
time in school history, with


the last time dating back to
1988.
After losing at Rupp Arena
last year, the Gators upset the
then-No.3 Wildcats 53-52 in
the regular season finale and
turned around to defeat them-
70-53 one week later to win
the SEC Tournament.
Those wins snapped an
eight-game Wildcats win
streak in the series.
"You've got to go back
and forth a few times
with wins for it to be
a rivalry. It had kind
of been a one-sided
pummeling on us."
Adrian Moss
UF Forward

"It's kind of like you're
playing against a guy in your
neighborhood who you never
beat," Moss said. "And you
finally beat him; your confi-
dence gets sky high."
And while Kentucky has
always been looked at as UF's
basketball rival, Moss feels
like that wasn't the case in the
recent past.
"It wasn't a rivalry, but
now it's starting to become
a rivalry again," Moss said.
"You've got to go back and
forth a few times with wins
for it to be a rivalry. It had
kind of been a one-sided
pummeling on us."
The Gators will try to boost
the stature of the rivalry with-
out a couple of key starters.
Shooting guard Lee
Humphrey is unlikely to
play. UF coach Billy Donovan
revealed that Humphrey not
only separated his left shoul-
der but also tore a ligament in
a bicycle accident on Sunday.
And forward Corey
Brewer's sprained ankle has
turned into tendonitis. That,
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 20


UF rebounds against Auburn


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Writer

It wasn't awful, and it didn't
suck.
Four days after UF coach
Carolyn Peck and guard Sarah
Lowe used those words to
describe UF's blowout loss to
Georgia, the Gators played their
cleanest game of the season in a
72-61 victory against Auburn.
The Gators (16-5, 4-4
Southeastern Conference) com-
mitted a season-low seven turn-
overs, made 21 of 27 free throws
and had all five starters score


double figures for the first time
this season.
Against Georgia, UF tallied
a season-high 25 turnovers and
attempted just five free throws.
Only Danielle Santos had more
than points.
"We corrected a big no-no from
the Georgia game in taking care of
the basketball," Peck said.
Sha Brooks led the revival at
the O'Connell Center.
Almost nonexistent during the
SEC season until Thursday, Brooks
picked up the slack by scoring a
team-high 16 points and sinking 5
of 12 from beyond the arc.


UF guard Sha Brooks shoots over Auburn guard DeWanna Bonner
for a 3-pointer during the Gators' 72-61 win Thursday night.


"That's her thing," Peck said.
"She can take you off the dribble,
she's going to get her hands on
balls defensively, and she's go-
ing to make nice assists. But Sha
Brooks can shoot the ball, and
that's an important role for her."
She scored all of her points in
the first half, first helping push the
Gators to an early 9-point lead,
then bringing them back from a
5-point deficit to go into halftime
leading 40-35.
UF would not relinquish the
lead in the second half, increasing
it to 11 with less than five minutes
remaining and hitting cutch free
throws in the final minute to hold
off the Tigers.
SAfter opening her college ca-
reer with six consecutive double-
digit scoring games, Brooks hit
the freshman wall when the SEC
season started.
She went through a stretch of
missing 16 straight shots in three
games, and she had not reached
double figures in points since the
first SEC game.
"I did kind of get a funk, but
recently I've been in the gym
working on my shot and trying to
get it back to where it needs to be,"
Brooks said.
The shots were falling for the
other four UF starters, who are all
seniors. Forward Brittany Davis
scored 13 and led the tean- wiP
six rebounds. Forward Dalila Eshe
hit 10 of 10 foul shots, extending
her free-throw streak to 25. Lowe
had 11 points, six assists and five
steals, and guard Danielle Santos
added 10 points.
"I think this was a very clari-
fying time for us as we've gone
through right now," Peck said.
"Now our focus and emphasis
has to be maintaining that focus of
what we want our M.O. to be."
Looking to push their SEC re-
cord above .500, the Gators travel
to No. 21 Kentucky on Sunday for
a noon game.
The Wildcats entered the Top
25 after defeating then-No. 1
Tennessee last week.
KentuckyannouncedThursday
that it sold all 5,600 seats for the
game at Memorial Coliseum.
As if that wasn't enough,
the Wildcats defeated UF at the
O'Connell Center 80-65 on Jan. 12.
"It' going to be important that
we still keep our focus and to take
that focus on the road," Peck said.
"They're going to be ready."


Men's basketball
North Carolina
Maryland.
NBA
Cavaliers
Heat


* Men's basketball: Kentucky vs.
No. 8 UF, O'Connell Center, 9,p.m.
* ESPN College Gameday:
O'Connell Center, 11 a.m., 8 p.m.
Gates open at 10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.


S2003: The UF men's basketball team
receives its first No. I ranking from the As-
sociated Press in school history. The historic
ranking was short lived as the Gators lost
70-55 at Kentucky the next night.


ENBA: Magic vs. Hawks
Sun Sports, 7 p.m.

ENBA: Pistons vs. 76ers
ESPN, 8 p.m.







18, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3,2006

UF SWIMMING


Gators to bid farewell to seniors in home finale


By RACHEL ROBINS
SAlligator Writer

It is time for eight Gators to
leave the Swamp.
The UF men's and women's
swimming and diving teams will
host Indian River Community
College on Saturday at 1 p.m.,
wrapping up the Gators regular
season.
It will be the last O'Connell
Center appearance for eight swim-
mers, who will be recognized prior


to the meet as part of Senior Day.
According to UF coach Gregg
Troy, the competition against
Indian River is a breather meet,
a time for his team to step back,
relax and have some fun. The meet
will also serve as an opportunity
for Troy to fine-tune the UF roster
for the Southeastern Conference
Championships in Knoxville,
Tenn., which begin Feb. 15.
"I don't want to get all sad and
mopey," senior Ryan Lochte said.
"It's our senior day, so it's going to


be a fun meet."

"The biggest thing I'll miss
is being part of the team."
Ryan Lochte
Senior swimmer


During Lochte's four years at
UF, he earned accolades as an 18-
time All-American and the 2005
SEC Male Athlete of the Year and
won two medals at the 2004 Athens
Olympics.


However, his greatest memo-
ries at UF involve the entire swim
team.
"The biggest thing I'll miss is be-
ing part of the teani" Lochte said.
Other members of the No. 7
men's team (9-3, 5-1 SEC) who are
set to graduate are Brian Hartley,
Nick Borreca, Andrew Greener
and Elliot Meena. Troy describes
Hartley, a senior who has never
missed a practice, as being a real
team player and a blue-collar guy .
"We are going to miss them,


but the supporting cast is better
because of them," Troy said. "They
are just flat-out tough, day-to-day,
and they did it with work ethic."
The No. 4 women's team
(10-2, 5-2 SEC) will say goodbye
to three of its members: Vipa
Bernhardt, Mandy Huff and Jamie
Tannhauser.
Bernhardt is a 13-time All-
American, a three-time SEC cham-
pion and a 2004 Olympian.
"You couldn't ask for a better
role model," Troy said.


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 19

MEN'S GOLF


Gators swing into spring season on the road


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Writer

Maybe the planets are aligning, or maybe
cosmic forces are brewing, but UF men's golf
coach Buddy Alexander is hoping for some
good karma this spring season.
"We did have a very solid fall, which is a
little bit unusual," Alexander said. "A couple
years ago, we had a real good fall, and that
was the year when we had a very good team.
So I'm hoping this is a good sign."
The men's team swings into the new
season Sunday when the Gators compete at
the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate in Ponte Vedra
Beach.
UF won the tournament last year, defeat-
ing Alabama by a five-stroke margin.
The Gators head into this season led by se-
nior Matt Every, who opted to return for his


final season at UF instead of turning pro.
"A lot of it had to do with my coach and
my family and just the guys on the team," he
said. "I think it worked out the best me
coming back because I had a pretty good
fall."
Every posted four top-10 finishes during
the fall, including a first-place finish at the
Inverness Invitational.
"Matt Every's got a legitimate chance to
be player of the year this year," Alexander
said.
Besides Every, UF also returns former
Southeastern Conference champion Brett
Stegmaier and former All-American James
Vargas to the green.
Sophomore Jessie Mudd makes a come-
back this year after sustaining an ankle injury
and redshirting last season.
"Healthwise, everything's good," Mudd


"Georgia's the team to beat.
Everybody pretty much acknowl-
edges that, but we're 1-0 against
them, and I don't think our kids
are ready to concede."
Buddy Alexander
UF men's golf coach

said. "My game is struggling a little bit. It
took a little longer to come around than I
expected or wanted to. It's starting to turn
around, so I'm getting pretty excited about
that."
Freshmen Toby Ragland and Billy
Horschel will also travel to Sawgrass Country
Club on Sunday.
In the Carpet Capital Collegiate, UF's last
tournament of the fall season, the team placed


second, falling one shot behind Georgia State.
The Gators are looking forward to competing
after enduring a two-month hiatus.
"This team's pretty solid. We've got three
guys that are seniors that have been starters
for four years," Alexander said. "Those three
guys give us a pretty good starting point.
We've got a couple of freshmen who have
contributed nicely. Billy Horschel, in particu-
lar, had three top-10s in the fall. So this team
can compete."
As for the rest of the season, theGators
are awaiting another showdown with No. 1
Georgia.
The Bulldogs finished behind UF in third
place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
"Georgia's the team to beat," Alexander
said. "Everybody pretty much acknowledges
that, but we're 1-0 against them, and I don't
think our kids are ready to concede."


Gymnasts look for first SEC win


Lutz to compete in floor event


By CHRIS WHITE
Alligator Writer

The Gators marched into
Friday's meet against No. 1
Georgia collected and prepared
to face the top team in the na-
tion.
Tonight, with both the No.
5 Gators (4-2, 0-2 Southeastern
Conference) and No. 17 Auburn


(2-6, 0-2 SEC) looking for their
first SEC win of the season, the
attitude will be no different.
"We can never underestimate
any of the teams in the SEC," UF
coach Rhonda Faehn said. "Last
time we were at Auburn, we lost.
by one-tenth [of a point]."
The last time UF visited
,Auburn was back in February
of 2004.


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Junior Samantha Lutz, seen here performing on the balance beam,
will compete in the floor exercise against Auburn tonight.


The Tigers defeated the
Gators, scoring a team record of
197.00.
But UF toppled Auburn the
next three times they met.
And the Gators own the all-
time advantage in the series
heading into tonight's meet.
But the meet may be more
closely contested than the statis-
tics make it seem.
The Tigers' average score this
season is 194.056, barely a point
less than UF's 195.175.
Even after the Gators' sea-
son-high score of 196.60 against
Georgia, the team enters tonight's
meet wary of strict judging and
routine mistakes, Faehn said.
"It really was a great score
[against Georgia], but we still
are perfectionists," Faehn said.
"So we look back and think what
our score could have been if we
didn't have the four deductions
on the out-of-bounds on the floor
and other little mistakes that add
up.
"We constantly strive to look
at the positives and then look
to see if we didn't have these
mistakes where we could be as
a team."
UF junior Samantha Lutz will
be added to tonight's floor rou-
tine lineup, performing the event
for the second time this season.
Lutz secured her spot on the
floor exercise after scoring a
9.80 against Alabam'a on Jan. 20
and following up with another
9.80 score during an exhibition
routine last week.
UF freshman Corey Hartung
enters tonight's meet with high
expectations after she scored
a 9.90 on all three events she
participated in against Georgia,
including an individual-, team-
and meet-high score on the floor
routine.
"I was really excited about
her performance," Faehn said of
Hartung. "For her to come out
there with three 9.90s, she really
made it all look so easy."


UF track prepares


to host Pepsi Invite

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer

The Gators men's and women's track and field teams
are preparing to host the first-ever Pepsi Invitational this
weekend at the O'Connell Center.
It will be the third of five events the Gators will host
for this year's indoor season.
It is also one of two meets scheduled before the
Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships, which
will be held in Gainesville beginning Feb. 24.
The event will feature some of the top-ranked men's
teams in the country, according to trackwire.com, includ-
ing No.1 Florida State and No. 15 Auburn.
And the UF women will face rivals such as Miami an&
Arkansas.
Most of the No. 18 UF men's team
received a one-week break from the
indoor season, as UF took only three
athletes to last week's meet at Clemson.
"It's time to step up and get some
qualifying marks for the NCAA
Tournament," men's coach Mike
oway Holloway said. "We want to start the
climb up for the conference and NCAA meet and start
running well. The whole team is ready to do some nice
things.
"I'm expecting some good marks from the Gators this
weekend. We just need to have trust and belief in the sys-
tem we have here."
Headlining the men's team will be junior All-American
Mike Morrison, who already has one NCAA automatic
bid for the high jump and a provisional bid for the long
jump. The meet will also feature senior All-American
Shane Stroup, who has a provisional time in the mile.
After competing at the New Mexico Invitational last
weekend, the women's team also is preparing for their
next opponents.
"Our kids have gotten a lot healthier since the fall,"
women's coach Tom Jones said. "We're getting a little
healthier each week, and each week we are getting more
fit. I expect to see some more NCAA provisional and au-
tomatic marks in the upcoming weeks." -
Battling injuries since the fall, many of the women are
only now snapping back into shape.
"The indoor season is a building process," Jones said.
"We are hoping to get a little bit better this week and get
set for our ultimate goal, which is the conference and
NCAA meets."







20, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3,2006


Suffering from tendonitis, Brewer's contribution remains uncertain


HOOPS, from page 17


along with a cold he contracted
durilg- the week, is likely to hamper
him on Saturday
"Its very, very obvious watching
him play that he's not as reckless


and daring and playing like he's
capable of," Donovan said. "I don't
know if there's a level of uncertainty
when he plants or jumps or runs,
or if he just feels like the pain is so
severe that he just can't do what he
needs to do."
Donovan said that Brewer
hasn't practiced "in a while," and


though Brewer will play, his coach
doesn't know how effective he will
be.
Donovan couldn't say for sure
if Brewer's injury will continue to
bother him for the duration of the
season.
Aside from dealing with the fan-
fare and injuries, Donovan will also


face an old friend on Saturday.
Once an assistant at Kentucky
during the early '90s, he worked
with Smith under former Kentucky
coach Rick Pitino, who was
also Donovan's college coach at
Providence.
Donovan said that Smith assisted
him in learning how things work at


a major basketball program, some-
thing for which he remains grateful.
"Probably the greatest compli-
ment, besides that he's a great
person," Donovan said, "is that I'd
have no problem if my kids were
ever good enough to play at a place
like Kentucky for them to play for
Tubby Smith."


POWER FORWARD
UF: Joakim Noah, So. 6'11," 227
pounds, 12.1 ppg. 5.9 rpg
Noah came a tremendous
height edge into this match-up
and should be able to tale
advantage. He's made great
strides and improvements
through this season, and his
speed and quickness should give
Perry fits provided he stays out o
foul trouble.

Kentucky: Bobby Perry. Jr. 6'6"
219 pounds. 6.2 ppg. 3.5 rpg
An undersized post player in the
mold of Tennessee's Dane
Bradshaw. Perry can tlng .jith
bigger bo es. It would be to his
Denefit to get Noah in foul trouble
early ro avoid guarding a quicker
player with nearly a 6-inch height
advantage.
ADVANTAGE: UF


SHOOTING GUARD
UF: Walter Hodge. Fr. 6'0.' 170
pounds, 5.2 ppg. 1.5 apg
With Lee Humphrey liklel, out again.
Hodge gets tme starting nod for the
tlrd ir onsecutive game. After struggling
trrougn a good criur,. or the season,
Hodge has turned a on during tie past
five games, scoring in double figures
three times and logging a career-nigh
37 minutes against Ole Miss.
Kentucky: Patrick Sparks, Sr. 6'0" 180
pounds, 8.4 ppg, 3.1 apg
Althougri hes having anr -rf ,ear.
Sparks remains a -ieriouS threat frorr
beyond the 3 C-oint iiin. After
trarisfierrig from Western Kentucl[-v. ne
riariy beat Louisvile single-hranedIly
WiTh a 25-point performance iast
season and hit tre rinanmr.is OcuDle-
clutcn 3-pointer against Michigan SLate
in the Elite Eigni
ADVANTAGE: KENTUCKY


INTANGIBLES
This one is a difficult one
to call. On one hand, the
Gators are playing at home
on national television.
Fueled by the momentum
of a school-record home
win streak, the Rowdy
Reptiles will be fired up. On
the other hand, the Gators
are basically missing one
and a half starters and are
in deep trouble if they run
into foul trouble, as they
did against Ole Miss,
against a team that has
won five straight. With
Corey Brewer and Lee
Humphrey healthy, this is
likely a different story.
ADVANTAGE: KENTUCKY


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POINT GUARD
UF: Taurean Green, So. 6'0," 177
pounds, 14.1 ppg, 5.1 apg
It's hard to believe that a showdown
between two Wooden Award finalists
wouldn't be the premiere match-up, out
it should be entertaining nonetheless.
With Corey Brewer hurt and Lee
Humphrey likely out Green will again be
forced to shoulder a tremendous
offensive burden.

Kentucky: Rajon Rondo, So. 6'1" 171
pounds, 6.2 ppg. 4.6 apg
Rondo quarterbacked the United States
LI.21 national team last summer and
was named to the SEC All-Freshman
team while leading tre conference in
steals per game last season. While not
the most proficient shooter. he did nail a
three wih the clock running out to give
the Wildcats a crucial win against South
Carolna on Jan. 31.
ADVANTAGE: KENTUCKY


SMALL FORWARD
UF: David Huertas. Fr. 6'5," 185 pounds,
3.5 ppg, 1.7 apg
With Corey Brewer still nobbled by nis
rjurjle an-.le, Huertas will have tc step
up again. Huenas saw Iimlteal minut-e
inroughrout rLuch rf the season, but lihe
Hodge. has e.celle: lately. He nas
gained tLre confidence of his teammates
tor nis pia, in hostile road enrvironmentrs.
Out can he handle tne pressure of a
Kentuck, game. even if a is at home'

Kentucky: Joe Crawford, So. 6'4" 210
pounds. 9.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg
Hueras is going to have his nands full
with the sorhoinmore from Michigan.
Crawiiord Obrefi qui trIe team last ,ear
and wanted to transfer, ut rhe ultimately
returned and played nr 31 games and
has increased hi. rumnbers signific antlh
in his sc :nd ye- r.
ADVANTAGE: KENTUCKY