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Pike pageant packs club
By KYLIE CRAIG
Modeling, interviews and weight lift-
ing in a bikini all helped Pi Kappa Alpha
Fraternity raise dose to $5,000 Tuesday night
in its first-ever Dreamgirl Beauty Pageant.
The philanthropy event, which raised
money for the Trigeminal Neuralgia
Association, drew more than 600 spectators
to The Venue nightclub.
TNA raises awareness for trigeminal
neuralgia, a nerve disease that causes its
sufferers severe pain on the side of the jaw
Pike President Rob Wagner said he was
amazed with the number of people who
showed up, adding that the Dreamgirl pag-
eant is Pike's national philanthropy event.
"It was a great turnout in other chapters,"
Wagner said. "They've raised thousands of
dollars all over the nation."
Sixteen UF students competed in the pag-
eant. The contestants competed in formal
wear, talent and interview categories.
UF junior Sanja Komljenovic, 21, was one
of two non-Greek students to compete.
"I always used to hang out with the guys.
... They just called me up and asked me [to
do it]," she said.
Komljenovic recently won a Reef bikini
contest but said she has no experience with
"I would love to do pageants. I just don't
have the talent," she said.
For Dreamgirl, she decided to entertain
the crowd while bench-pressing in a bikini
to the theme song from "Rocky," she said
with a laugh. Tim Hussin/ Alligator Staff
Dreamgirl judges included Tim Tebow, Tori Moses, a Zeta Tau Alpha sister, puts the final touches of mascara
SEE PIKE, PAGE 9 on before taking the stage at Pike's Dreamgirl beauty pageant.
A President Dies,
A Stadium is Born
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of
stories commemorating the Independent Florida
Alligator's 100th year of publication. The follow-
ing covers UF events from 1920 to 1929. A new
decade will be featured every Wednesday.
By OLIVIA ORMOS and NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Staff Writers
UF freshmen were marked men literally dur-
ing the Roaring '20s.
An old ritual gave freshman "rats" the chance to
ditch their mandatory "rat caps" and become worthy
of being called a Florida man.
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A Century of Coverage
A Century ofCoverage
Guarded a flag
nailed 13 feet up a
greased pine tree,
fought to capture.
"Flag rush" was one of the most popular annual
initiation rights of sophomores and took place in the
"One year the sophomores were armed with cans of
pepper and threw the pepper in the faces of the-charg-
ing freshmen," University Archivist Carl Van Ness said
of the annual event outside Thomas Hall. "This was
outlawed the next year as apparently some of the fresh-
men ended up in the infirmary."
Despite any apparent abuse, enrollment during the
1920s reached new heights.
At the start of the decade, UF had a student body of
more than 600 students. By the end of the decade, more
than 2,000 were enrolled.
The Florida Alligator, then a UF-owned weekly
newspaper, covered the university's growing numbers
with a close eye.
When 248 students graduated with degrees in 1929,
the May 12 edition of the Alligator boasted that it was
SEE 100 YEARS, PAGE 10
Student reports rape in UF dorm late Sunday
* POLICE SAY THE STUDENT
WAS NOT INJURED.
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
A UF student reported to police
that she was raped in a campus
dorm late Sunday by a friend of
"We know who the suspects
are, and now it's just a matter of
working out the details," said UPD
spokesman Lt. Joe Sharkey.
Sharkey said the student was
not injured, but he declined to
comment further because the case'
is still under investigation.
There have been a total of 14
forcible sex offenses on campus be-
tween 2002 and 2004, according to
a UPD crime statistics report.
There were also two
Public forcible sex offenses re-
Safety ported on public prop-
erty between 2003 and
2004, according to the report.
University Police regularly
provide informational programs
for date and acquaintance rape, re-
lationship violence and workplace
There are also emergency
phones on campus that immedi-
ately identify a caller's location to
police. The phones can be identi-
fied by their blue lights.
UPD offers a program for wom-
en named R.A.D., which stands for
Rape Aggression Defense, accord-
ing to the UPD Web site.
The program focuses on teach-
ing women self-defense to protect
themselves against violent situa-
For more information on
R.A.D., contact the community
services division at (352) 392-1409
or UPD at (352) 392-1111.
a After losing
Tordi to the big
leagues, UF has
shaken up its in-
field lineup. Adam
Davis has moved
to shortstop while
shifted to second
base. See pg. 18.
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I Student senators
spoke out Tuesday night
against a statewide mea-
sure that would prohibit
Florida universities from
using state money on
See story, pg. 5.
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2, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8,2006
ON CAMPUS .
Rep. to speak at UF today
Florida Rep. Marco Rubio, R-
Miami, will speak at UF, his alma
He has been appointed Speaker
of the House and will take office in
Rubio will be at-the Arredondo
Room on the fourth floor of the
Reitz Union at 7:30 a.m. Admission
is free, but the breakfast buffet is
Rubio will speakabout a book
he is writing, titled "The Challenge
100 Innovative Ideas for Flonda'_
Future." The ideas in the book w ill
be collected from Florida citizens.
Power said to gain input from.
UF, Rubio will direct his audience
to the Web site: www.100ideas.org.
Rubio will also speak on educa-
tion; he wants to make it accessible
to all Floridians, Power said.
Rubio, 34, graduated from UF
SLaw for Longer Sentences?
Would you support or oppose a law that would lengthen
prison sentences for convicted sex offenders?
Michelle Stewart/ Alligator Staff
Financial Planning for the
Reitz Union, Room 284, 7
Women of Sigma Gamma
Rho provide tips on man-
aging, budgeting, saving
and investing for college
Symphonic Band Concert
The UF School of Music pres-
ents its symphonic band. Free
and open to the public.
These events may be subject to
Due to an editor's error, Jackie
Resnick's name was misspelled in
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Business This semester, Smokin' Notes decided
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ie in its 15- The bookstore has sold Smokin' Notes
for the past two semesters, but has no
of the UF hand in producing them.
cents to take Ryan Dix, owner of Smokin' Notes,
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classes it's just started covering to spark
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Fergusen said Smokin' Notes sales
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'Da Vinci Code' sparks Christian history discussion
By JULIE BANCROFT
Alligator Contributing Writer
With a stable spot for 149 weeks on The
New York Times best-seller list and an
impending movie release, "The Da Vinci
Code" has students wondering what parts
of the novel are fact and which are fiction.
Mother Magdalena, from the Orthodox
Monastery of the Transfiguration in
Ellwood City, Pa., will lead a discussion
about the evidence supporting and dis-
proving the claims in Dan Brown's popu-
lar novel. The Christian Study Center will
host the event Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
"I think it's a wonderful opportunity
for us to explore our faith and learn things
about it," Mother Magdalena said.
The Orthodox Christian Fellowship, a
UF-sponsored club with about 75 mem-
bers, is organizing Thursday's dialogue.
Club member and coordinator Kathy
Stark said that many of the findings in the
book are derived from early writings from
the fathers of the Orthodox Church. The
writings are read frequently in the church.
"I would like to see students who have
heard about what 'The Da Vinci Code'
"I think it's a wonderful opportu-
nity for us to explore our faith and
learn things about it."
says and are still questioning whether or
not it's true, and students who want to
look more deeply into Jesus' life and the
history of the early church," she said.
Mother Magdalena, who has lived a
monastic life for 14 years, will examine
the book from a cultural, historical and
biblical point of view.
She plans to speak about topics such as
whether or not Jesus was married and the
life of Mary Magdalene.
She said that everyone who reads the
book, no matter his or her level of faith,
may question his or her beliefs.
"Anything that can spur us to under-
stand our faith better is good," she said.
She said she began studying the book
because of the claims it makes against
Mary Magdalene, the Bible character for
whom she was named.
High iPod volumes make students unaware of danger
* SONGS BLOCK OUT THE
SOUNDS OF TRAFFIC.
By BRITTANY BOUFFARD
Alligator Contributing Writer
The blaring bass of Green Day
might get you hit by a bus.
The soothing melodies of Jack
Johnson could mask a stalker's
As the MP3 player obsession
spreads across UF, the safety of
distracted students becomes a con-
cern. The tiny, portable digital music
players, such as the iPod, offer a
personal soundtrack while walking
on campus. But students who set
the volume too high may block out
sounds of danger, police said.
"It's been a huge safety concern
for many years, going back to the
old Walkman days," said-University
Police spokesman Lt.
Public Joe Sharkey. "You can't
Safety hear someone coming
up behind you, or cars
UPD advises against wearing
headphones at any time, especially
when running or walking alone at
night. Music can tune out the ap-
preaching footsteps of an attacker.
Ashleigh Abel, a UF sophomore
who considers her iPod a "perma-
nent attachment" said, "If you have
it up too loud, you are totally un-
aware of your surroundings."
Sharkey said no campus crime
reports involve both pedestrians
and MP3 players, but the oppor-
tunity exists for assault, injury and
Though legal for pedestrians,
wearing headphones while bicy-
cling is against Florida law.
UF students often disregard the
danger by continuing to listen at
"I probably worry too little. I
haven't been pickpocketed or any-
thing," said UF sophomore Mel
Balser, who said she constantly lis-
tens to her iPod.
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Senate: cuts to
student aid unfair
Fueling the Future
UF materials science and engi-
neering graduate student Dan
Gostovic demonstrates the di-
minutive size of a solid oxide fuel
cell in the Major Analytical Instru-
mentation Center lab Monday.
Gostovic's research utilizes the
high-resolution electron micro-
scope behind him to analyze the
relationship between microscopic
imperfections in the cells (shown
above, magnified by 10,000) and
their ability to provide power. The
fuel cells are an important part of
researchers' quest for practical
alternative energy sources.
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* A BILL WOULD HALT AID TO
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
At their weekly meeting,
student senators spoke out
against a statewide measure
that would prohibit Florida
universities from using state
money on international stu-
The Student Senate resolu-
tion, passed Tuesday night
with one vote against it, op-
poses Florida House Bill 205,
which would cut state-based
financial assistance to inter-
national students and redirect
that money toward Floridians.
"(The bill) is pretty much
robbing Peter to pay Paul,"
Todd Reynolds, co-president
of Graduate Assistants United,
said at a Monday night forum
to discuss the bill.
Resolutions only state the
opinion of Senate; they do not
become Student Government
Student Sen. Fei Long, who
wrote the resolution, urged the
about 15 international students
who attended the forum to
make their voices heard.
"We need to take action.
Only concern is not enough,"
The House bill would affect
about 100 UF students because
it does not affect assistantships
or work-study programs, ac-
cording to statistics from the
UF International Center.
However, Long said the
wording of the bill is ambigu-
ous, and it could eventually
affect more students.
The bill, written by Rep.
Dick Kravitz, R-Jacksonville,
could be considered by the
Legislature when it convenes
"(The bill) is pretty much
robbing Peter to pay
Graduate Assistants United
After senators approved
the resolution, Student Body
President Joe Goldberg said he
would work with the Florida
Student Association to oppose
Goldberg is the presi-
dent of the Florida Student
Association, a group that rep-
resents students at the state's
Long said the bill would
also hinder UF's goal of
becoming a Top 10 public
university, because it makes
international students feel
UE has 2,875 registered
international students, accord-
ing to the UF International
Center. About 85 percent of
them are graduate students
who make up the majority of
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Linebacker a good
choice for Unite ticket
Student Body vice president.
The UF football linebacker will round out Unite Party's
ticket, along with- Student Sens. Jared Hernandez, for presi-
dent, and Lola Bovell, for treasurer.
And we'll be honest. We think he's a great pick.
In a press release, Siler spoke to his local celebrity status in
"This is not just about being a recognizable name. This is
abott marking the end of politics as usual," he proclaimed.
But let's get real.
Even if Siler doesn't want to capitalize on his celebrity to
draw out the votes of the multitudes, you can bet that Unite
and Hemandez won't have the same hesitation.
Fame must have been one of the linebacker's biggest sell-
Unite has thus far struggled to put together a credible list
of candidates. Party officials probably saw Siler as a means of
digging themselves out of the hole they've found themselves
in early during this campaign. Before yesterday's announce-
ment, Unite had wrapped up little backing from the student
By selecting Jared Hemandez as their presidential candi-
date, they sought to cull Greek support. It looked like they
had only succeeded in garnering the votes of a few rogue frat
houses. With treasurer candidate Lola Bovell, Unite wanted to
energize Hispanic student voters.
But in the face of Swamp Party's almost assured and near-
total Greek dominance, the race appeared to be over before it
Now, with the star power of one Brandon Siler, all bets are
off. Using his fame to promote the Unite cause is okay with
us; Siler is a brilliant political selection primarily because of
Most Student Government elections wind up being deter-
mined by the Greeks. Unite now has the potential to spark an
unprecedented interest in SG among the student body.
For the first time in a long time, we could see this election
being swayed not by special interests, but by the heretofore-
And we can't wait.
But Siler is a good pick for more than just his potential
popularity with voters. Siler is a breed rarely found in SG
political elections. He is an athlete, yes, but above all else he
is an SG outsider.
We don't know for certain, but it's probably a safe bet that
Siler has never even been to a Student Senate meeting.
But where others see a liability, we see only a fresh per-
spective. Siler has yet to be turned by the ever-pervasive and
ever-corrupting power of student politics. In our book, that's
a huge advantage.
Siler isn't perfect. If elected, he'll have to balance school,
football and SG. That's no mean feat.
And it remains uncertain how much time Coach Urban
Meyer will let Siler devote to the SG administration.
So his potential time constraints don't exactly inspire con-
But the chairwoman of the now-defunct Team: Most
Valuable Party had nothing but kind words for Siler. Andrea
Guttag declared, "Brandon Siler has never once in his life
backed down from a commitment or a promise."
We're glad to hear it.
Maybe now Unite will be able to shake off the funk that's
plagued them thus far in their political crusade.
Maybe now we can finally have a real SG election.
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Politics lacks great
Mediocrity, thy name is George W. Bush.
If the preceding six years of governance
weren't enough evidence of that, the State of the
Union address on Jan. 31 hammered home the point. The
president delivered a monotonous, tedious, small speech,
fully achieving his goal of saying nothing in the most unin-
teresting language imaginable.
It was obvious from his first moments in the national
spotlight that President Bush was an uninspired public
speaker. His speechwriters haven't helped him they
have consistently provided the- president with addresses
composed in dull, inelegant prose. Of course, they had
precious little choice. The president's cadence and delivery
would make "Ask not what your country can do for you
..." sound laughable.
But as with many issues, President Bush is not himself
the illness. He is but a symptom of a greater disease in
American politics. This rhetorical mediocrity cuts across
partisan borders; it's been embraced by almost every politi-
Who are the great orators in the political parties? Bill
Clinton was a solid speaker, extraordinary in small group
settings, but nothing special at the "podium speeches."
Much the same could be said of the Democrats' two char-
ismatic icons: John Roberts and Barack Obama. In the last
election, the party of JFK nominated John Kerry, a man who
doesn't so much command the English language as wrestle
it to the ground and bash its head in with a nearby rock.
The Republican Party is similarly barren of orators, with
the exception of Alan Keyes, who removes himself from
society's mainstream whenever he opens his mouth.
It's easy to denigrate the longing for superior rhetoric as
the elevation of style over substance. As a country, we love
nothing so much as the blunt, straight-shootin', simple-
But there is a connection between the quality of our
words and the quality of our policies. We trace our ideals
t public speakers
.0I to Athens and Rome, but those two
societies uplifted and idolized the
orator. Speaking eloquently in de-
fense of one's ideas was considered
a sign of moral strength.
When we're willing to expend
Andrew Bare the effort to craft beautiful lan-
The Bare Truth guage to explain our policies, it im-
firstname.lastname@example.org plies that no less effort was used in
email@example.com crafting the policies themselves.
SAnd there is nothing inherent in
the American character that removes us from extraordinary
Daniel Webster mesmerized a country with his speaking
.Abraham Lincoln displayed the full power of language
in the few words of the "Gettysburg Address."
Americans from all depths of society flocked to hear
their politicians speak to them, and the politicians were
loath to disappoint them.
And that's a crucial point. The American public is com-
plicit in the death of oratory. This is governmental capital-
ism, after all. Candidates give the people what they think
the people want, and if the people wanted brilliant oratory,
candidates would give it to them.
Oratory is supposed to move us, to lift us up and inspire
us to reach heights we never imagined. It's supposed to
bring us to our feet, to make our hearts stop and our hair
stand on end.
Politicians don't need to ostentatiously display their
vocabulary in every speech.
But the English language is a massive world. If our
representatives would be willing to occasionally make us
thumb through a dictionary, we'd all be better off for it.
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Si UAA jilts Gator basketball fans
SI just read a response to a let-
ter about the Dodge logo on the
Dazzlers' outfits. The student
was looking at it from a "college
student perspective." He said he
got a free T-shirt. However, not
all students were given this op-
portunity. Despite the fact that I
had long ago signed up for the
game and entered the arena dur-
ing player introductions, I did
not receive a T-shirt. In fact, three
friends and myself did not receive
seats. We were forced to stand or
sit on stairs. When extra T-shirts
were given to season ticket hold-
ers, I asked for one but was told
they weren't giving any more to
students. I know there are many
like me, but I am a die-hard Gators
S fan. I have missed one home foot-
ball game, maybe 10 home basket-
ball games, and attended about 60
home baseball games in my 2.5
years here, not'including numer-
ous road trips. The shirt's not the
point; I'm just curious how much
money I have to donate (on top of
tuition, merchandise, etc.) to not
be treated like crap by the UAA.
Other e-mail options available
I am writing in response to
David Coleman's comments
about WebMail. He states that
only WebMail provides the flex-
ibility to check messages at any
computer' with Internet access?
The information on the WebMail
page gives any user the means
to set up clients using the IMAP
server. The client will then allow
the user to check their e-mail from
any computer connected to the
Internet. The best part of this is
that almost all computers come
preinstalled with some kind of
e-mail client. Users can simply sit
down, create the account, check
and send messages and then de-
lete the account. I for one use a
client to check my Gator mail and
have never had any issues check-
ing my messages at home or any-
where else, regardless of whether
WebMail was working correctly.
Man's fate tied to Mother Nature
Poison monkeys? A fight with
nature for survival? You have to
be kidding me! Perhaps before
Jimmy Mailliard commented on
Kumar's article he should have
looked up from his Republican
handbill or fabulistic Bible and
done some basic ecological re-
search. He would have quickly re-
alized that Mother Nature doesn't
"attack" us with natural disasters.
The floods and droughts he refers
to are largely from human-in-
duced actions. It's pure ignorance
to think mankind's advancement
comes about through the suppres-
sion of the environment. Our en-
tire lifestyle is based on enjoying
and utilizing the natural world. If
it loses, it's actually "hard cheese"
Free speech shouldn't be limited
Much has been made recently
of not only a Danish paper's right
to publish cartoons depicting the
Islamic prophet Muhammad, but
also about the decisions of other
papers throughout Europe to re-
publish the same cartoons. While
demonstrations aid protests have
had violent and even fatal reper-
cussions, I think every American
newspaper, and even our own
government, should stand behind
the actions as progress toward free
speech in the Middle East instead
of shunning the Danish paper and
calling the cartoons inflamma-
tory and inappropriate. Altering
editorial decisions for fear of
what terrorists or extremists will
do is negotiating with terrorists.
Allowing terrorists to scare any
newspaper or government into si-
lence is allowing them to continue
their grip not only on our psyche,
but also the Middle East.
Innocent people will continue
to die for many reasons at the
hands of terrorists, whether car-
toons are published or not. As
long as newspapers speak freely
in spite of fear there is a chance
that one day terrorism will claim
fewer innocent lives.
former Alligator Opinions Editor
Editorial shows need for office
The, closing line of Monday's
editorial regarding UF's
newly implemented Office of
Sustainability read: "[Director
Dedee DeLongpre] will have
her work cut out for her." After
reading the column, I couldn't
agree more. The author's belittle-
ment and misunderstanding of
sustainability as a concept and
its importance illustrates per-
fectly why there is such a need for
Sustainability is about meeting
the needs of the present without
compromising future generations
- about implementing a program
of continued viability. Asserting
that there are already depart-
ments handling the present needs
of the university and labeling
the Office of Sustainability as a
"costly bureaucracy" and a "way
to generate unnecessary paper"
shows just how focused on im-
mediate gratification we are as
a society. I commend UF and its
leadership for taking the initiative
to invest in the well-being of its
constituents, for the present and
8, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8,2006
Man arrested for breaking into Boardwalk apartment
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
A 37-year-old man was arrested Monday
for breaking into an apartment at The
Boardwalk and stealing items totaling
Howard L. A. Bandoo broke into the
apartment at 2701 SW 13th St. by prying
the front door open with a tool, according
to an arrest report.
Bandoo took three samurai swords, a
TV, a DVD player, a VHS player, a stereo
and a computer printer, according to the
Police said he later pawned the items at
Oaks Pawn and Jewelry, located on 6702
W. Newberry Road, and Best Jewelry and
Loan, located on 523 NW Third Ave.
The woman who lives in the apartment
identified Bandoo as another resident who
lives upstairs, according to the report.
The woman said she would see him out;
side her apartment door smoking cigarettes
during early morning hours and that it
would frighten her, the report stated.
Bandoo denies that he broke into the
apartment because he is under house ar-
rest. He said that he bought the items from
another man near a Dumpster in the com-
plex, according to the report.
Police said Bandoo could not provide a
name for the man who sold him the items
and could not say when he bought the
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Vol. XCIX UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8,2006 NO. 95
People From All Of lorida
Gather In Memorial Service
To Honor Our Lost President
The Many Sides Of Dr. A. A.
Murphree's Life Are
Vice-President Farr Says Dr.
Murphree Was State's
The Florida Alligator
Thursday, Jan. 19, 1928
Volume XIX, Number 13
In a spirit of reverence and
solemnity, students of the univer-
sity educators from all of Florida
and citizens of Gainesville met
in a memorial service on last
Sunday afternoon to contemplate
the life and do honor to the name
of our lost president, Dr. Albert
Dr. Farr opened the services
by saying "We have gathered
to attempt to put into words the
many sides of life of our dear
president so that the students of
the university and the people of
the state may know the evalua-
tion placed on his life."
Sudden Death Of
A. Murphree A
Great Shock To
The People Of Fla.
Relations of Executive To
Students And Faculty
We are still too much shocked
to be able to write a fitting no-
tice of the death of Dr. Albert
Alexander Murphree, which took
place suddenly on the morning
of Dec. 20. The evening before
his passing he apparently was in
the best of health and more than
one of his friends had recently
remarked on how well he was
His sudden death shocked
the whole community, for he was
easily the most outstanding man
in it. His death caused and still
causes the whole state to feel a
deep sense of loss. Apparently in
vigorous health, we all thought
he would be able to do much for
the good of the whole country;
no man was needed more.
His relations with both stu-
dents and officers of the univer-
sity were ideal. Not one of the
whole number but loved him.
His was the master spirit inspir-
ing the others to greater efforts.
And no man could be more mod-
est, more willing to let others
have the glory.
Speech by Student
B.F. Mizell on the
passing of Murphree
as reprinted in the
"One of the great shocks
that ever befell a student body
came to ours on the morning
of December 20th when it was
announced that our beloved
President was dead.
"Was it true? Could he be
"A great storm sweeps the
land and it is devastated. In a
short while, readjustment comes
and no trace of the catastrophe
is left. An earthquake splits the
ground; great buildings topple
from their foundations and fall
into chasms. Soon a greater and
more beautiful city is built on the
"With us it is different. He has
been taken from us and no man
can replace him."
Photos courtesy of the University of Florida Archives
Albert A. Murphree was UF president from 1909 until his death in 1927.
SG Questioned, Pigskin
Praised By '20s Students
The Alligator also. monitored
100 YEARS, from page 1 happenings in the university's
administration, which had a tu-
the "largest number ever to be multuous decade.
graduated here." Tragedy struck when UF
Also included in the President Albert A. Murphree
Alligator's coverage was Student suddenly died of a heart attack
Government, which was created in 1927. The entire community
and elected by the student body mourned the loss.
in 1920. "Murphree's death was sud-
"Not everyone saw [SG] as den and unexpected, and the
a good thing," Van Ness said. expressions of mourning that
"Many students opposed its cre- appear in the Alligator and else-
ation and called it a spy system where were heartfelt," Van Ness
for the faculty." said. "He was respected and ad-
mired not only here, but across
He was succeeded by John
James Tigert, former U.S.
*A Commissioner of Education,
This.uncompleted north end of the University Auditorium was built in
1927. Construction was halted during the Great Depression.
A program from the 1929 UF
football season features Gators
team captain Rainey Cawthon.
who presided over the university
for the next 20 years during the
Depression and World War II.
Tigert's tenure saw the ap-
proval of a new half-million-
dollar football stadium in 1928,
built in response to the growing
popularity of the gridiron.
Milton L. Yeats, student and
Glee Club member, composed
the alma mater in 1925, and the
words were set to music for the
quartet. In 1928, Dale Van Sickel
became UF's first All-American
"The 1928 team was one of
our most successful. They went
8-1 and beat Georgia for the first
time in that rivalry's history,"
Van Ness said. "The single loss
to Tennessee by one point, no
less prevented a conference
title and a possible invitation to
the Rose Bowl."
The stock market crash in 1929
marked the Great Depression.
However, it seemed to have little
effect on student enrollment,
which continued to climb, Van
The growing student popula-
tion kept tabs on UF alumni in
the Alligator through a column
devoted to the successes of uni-
The university also expanded
to accommodate the rapid
The construction and build-
ing program of the university,
which began in 1910, expanded
in the 1920s. The major projects
undertaken were the construc-
tion of the first library and the
Multiple colleges were added
across UF, including Pharmacy,
Journalism and Architecture.
In addition, UF's radio sta-
tion, WRUF, went on the air in
1928. Each weekly edition of
the Alligator listed airing times
for programs on the university's
radio station. The programming
ended by 11 every night.
In 1923, Florida Blue Key
was established and was given
the same responsibility for
Homecoming events in 1924
that it has today. The first dean of
students, Benjamin Tolbert, was
appointed in 1927.
A weekly humor column in
the Alligator, called "Atrocities,"
Published goofy quotes and sto-
ries and spared no opportunity
to poke fun at freshman "rats."
The slogan read: "To touch with
lightly pricking pen, upon the
vagaries of men and make this
college life worth whole arous-
ing here and there a smile."
The jokes were indicative of
college humor the time:
"Upperclassman: Who's your
Frosh: She's Helena Sedan.
Upperclassman: How's she in
a porch swing?"
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2BR/2BA, gated patio, trees. $530-$540
*Roommate share 2BR $300-350 373-8310
Individual and Semester Leases.
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
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-
Gator Place 2br/ba condo, newly renovat-
ed, d/w, hkups, near ShandsNet School/bus
lines edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
SW Lg 1br, lba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
NW 2,3,4 brs, houses from $700 Mo,
Call us, we'll find your New Home.
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 4-26-
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
******Cheap* A A A A
1 BR Apts: Near UF & downtown. Starting @
$395/mo. Avail. Now. Others Available. Call
Apartment Bargain Shoppers.
Check out our spacious 1 &2 BR. units &
compare the $$. Our location, price & size
'will have you puzzled.
Call ahead to avoid waiting 376-1248.
Luxury 1 bedroom 1 bath
in Creekside Villas on busline
Washer/dryer hookups. New carpet
new paint only $550 mo
Andree Realty 375-2900
Walk To Class
2br, 1 ba excellent condition
909 SW 6th Ave
Pets OK $450
Andree Realty 375-2900
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)
EFFICIENCY in quiet NW neighborhood.
All utils/cable incl. $395. Call after 5:30 PM.
MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!
3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fall!
FREE UF PARKING, tennis,
Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm
*Quiet Living, GREAT PRICE*
1BR/1BA & 3BR/2BA flats
W/D, Alarms, Pet Friendy
Close to UF, Shopping & Restaurants
Aspen Ridge, 367-9910.
CLOSE TO UF, STANDS & VET SCHOOL!
2BR 1.5BATH, ceramic tile, w/d hookups,
$575/rent, 3925-A SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
ADORABLE 3BR 1.5BA!
Great House, 2 living areas, washer/dryer,
Ceiling fans, newer carpet, $850/rent
2102 NE 8th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
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
On all 2BR/1BA. 1/2 off Feb. rent!
Water, sewer, pest control, trash incl. 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
Convenient Bus Route!
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. 2-20-15-2
Destiny Condos- Brand NEW!
1BR/1BA;tile, W/D, dishwasher
1220 NW 1stAve- Walk to UF!
Call for pricing.Campus Realty 692-3800
Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA, hot tub, screened
back porch, fenced yard, wash/dryer provid-
ed, big house 3413 NW 8th Ave, 339-2342,
Avail Aug 1 Studio/1BR home. One block
from campus. Very nice, wood floors, fire-
place. 106 SW 12th St. Call 339-2342 $500/
mo. Wash/dryer provided. 2-14-10-2
Avail Aug 1 5BR/2BA home very nice, quiet
road. Wood floors, wash/dryer provided,
fireplace, $1600/mo 1803 SW43rd Ave. Call
339-2342. Call for directions. 2-14-10-2
U .For Rent
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-
Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA home. Ceramic tile
throughout, fenced yard, pets ok. $1225/mo
1330 NW 39th St. Call 339-2342 for direc-
4BR/2BA home avail Aug 1. Nice private lot,
fireplace, tile floors, washer/dry provided,
garage. 2606 NW 34th St. $1375/mo 339-
ONLY 7 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS.
Available now. Completely remodeled. 1BR
Duplex. 1313 NW 7th Ave. Call 871-6413
BLOCKS TO UFI 4BR houses from $15001
MO, 3BR houses from $1075/MO, 2BR apts
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $4501MO.
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/dryer. $625/mo. Call Campus Realty
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,
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-
2 blocks from campus. 4BR/2BA house,
hardwood floors, fireplace, 2 car garage.
See website www.bellaproperties.net for this
house and others. Call 335-5424 3-10-25-2
2BR/2BA condo in Treehouse Village. Incl.
W/D, pool, tennis court, bus stop opposite
condo. Available immediatley 352-514-0431/
CUTE & CLEAN! 2BR/2BA, 2 screen porch-
es, washer/dryer, lawn svc., wood floors,
dining room $900/mo, 216 NW 14th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Three 2BR/1BA clean mobiile homes avail-
able. $460-475/MO $300 security deposit in
Oak Park Village 378-4411 2-10-5-2
MONTICELLO 3BR/2.5 BA.
4942 NW 1st Place
$1150/mo. Club house, pool, bus line.
Avail. Feb. to Aug. Call Eric @ 538-1133 or
1 BR in 3/2 house. Palm Grove off 39th
$400/mo + utilities. Grad or professional
preferred. 352-870-2976. 2-13-5-2
One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20thAve. 2-21-10-2
Double Wide Trailer on private farm.
Micanopy Area. Quiet environment. Must
have references $500/mo + utils. Call (352)
H ... Subleases
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.
Live Downtown! Avail Immediately! Shared
townhome in Arlington Square. 1 or 2 bed-
rooms avail. Each w/private bath $450/470
+util. Call 561-706-9796 2-9-20-3
Mll Subleases J fl Subleases
1BR for rent in 4BR house wood floors, W/D
big fenced yard. Walking distance to UF &
downtown. $363/MO +1/4 util. 311 SW 3rd
Ave. Call Michelle 352-870-5126 AVAIL
Female @'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 91.6-295-4090 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 email@example.com 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-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org,
352-378-9237 (H) or 386-462-6309 (L) 2-
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 maintenance, cable tv, ethernet & W/D
incl. Furnished; walk in closet. 954-651-
1ST MONTH FREE
1BR w/private BA @ The Cambridge. $495/
mo. Call 239-455-3347 2-10-8-3
Sublease until end of September. 1BR apt at
Sunrise. Close to UF, Shands, VA. Avail Feb
6th. $459/mo. Call Vlady at 386-454-7574
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
1 BR/1 BA 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 email@example.com
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.
1.50 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-
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.
NO DEPOSIT THE POLOS 1BR Apt Tile &
marble, vault ceiling, gym. $619/mo down
from $675/mo + utils. Bus every 5 minutes.
Lease til July. Move in ASAP. 352-256-1999
1BR IN 4BR/2BA house- giant room. 1 block
from UF. M/F welcome. $400 + util. + sec
dep. W/D in. house, dig cable, high speed
internet, res.parking. For info call 941-661-
August 06-07 DELUXE 4BR/4BA THE
ESTATES. Great roommates, pool, gym,
atmosphere. Bedroom includes bath + linen
closet. Need someone for entire year. Call
352-246-3960 if interested SPECIAL 2005
rate $489/MO 2-10-5-3
First month FREE! $335/mo
utils. incl. lbr/lba w/walk in closet in 4 BR/
4BA. Avail Feb. 17th. 850-774-1078 2-
FIRST MONTH FREE
2BR/2BA at Pinetree Gardens avail. 3/1-71
31. $680/mo. Call 352-494-8513 2-13-5-3
1 BR in 4 BR/2BA apt.. 1/2 mi to campus
Avail. Feb. toAug. $440/mo incl all utils. Call
Colleen 941-720-0844 2-15-7-3
1 BR large very nice in Park 16thApts. town-
house. 1111 SW 16th Ave. Call 494-8716.
Avail March 1st. $500/mo. 2-13-5-3
Available from Commercial News Providers"
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JOB TRANSFER moving 6 mths left on
lease. 2BR/1BA 1100 sq ft plenty of room,
gym, pool. $580/mo 352-494-5382 or 504-
401-2959 Ricky. 2-13-5-3
Avail. May 1st. 1BR furn apt-style w/ bath
and kitchen. $350/mo utils incl. Windsor
Hall. Call 239-822-5648 2-20-10-3
Female Sublet 1 BR/1BA of 3/3 apt. in the
Laurels. Large walk-in closets, upstairs with
balcony in bedroom. $413/mp, leasee will
pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 BR furnished apt. style w/bath & kitchen
$510/mo util. incl. Windsor Hall all girls build-
ing. Sublease May-Aug. Behind Norman
Hall. Call 561-716-1842 2-20-20-3
**ALL INCLUSIVE* furnished BR. Avail. in
4/2. Move in today! W/D, sorority bus route,
secs. from campus, flex. $400/mo, must rent!
Wanting out of lease ASAP. Free Rent util
March. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA in Oxford
Manor utils. incl. great amenities on great
bus route. 1 mi. from campus. $440/mo
willing to negotiate. Call 386-547-9131.
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4
F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $450 + 1/2 util/mo.. Common area
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
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. 335-4533 email@example.com
Room for rent. 307 SW 16th Ave. $310/MO,
$100 deposit, 1/2 cable + utils. Hi spd. inter-
net & furnishings available. Pool & laundry
room very close. Call Adam @ 219-2433
Room available ASAP in 2/2 Vintage View
Condo. Quiet, clean community. No pets, no
smoking $495/MO. Call Matt 407-702-8019
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
Furnished master suite in large home
Pool community near UF/Shands. Non-
smoking professional only. Utils, cable &
garage. $450/mo. 376-7632 2-13-15-4
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
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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
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-
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 2-10-10-4
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 prof/grad wanted for 1 BR in classy down
house. 302 NW2nd ave. Near UF, wood firs,
cable intemet, cent heat/ac. $266 +1/3 util!
Mike at 256-4745 2*13-10-4
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-
Room in 2BR/1BA 1 block south of Mellow
Mushroom, 2 blocks from NW corner of UF
campus. Wood floors, washer, dryer, CA,
.DSL, piano, off-street parking. $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-
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
ROOM FOR RENT!
On 13th Imi. from UF and Shands. Modern
student furnished home private queen bdrm
and bath $450 all is included William 305-
Furnished 1 BR/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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Room w/loft in 2BR/2BA luxury condo.
Nicely furnished w/every amenity. 2 mi. frpm
campus. On major bus rte. Pool & tennis.
Close to shopping, incl. cable wifi & all utils.
$495/mo. (semester leases) 386-295-7859.
IMMEDIATE MOVE IN
Walk to UF, 3BR house, rent $475 + 1/3 utili-
Sties. Call 952-240-7356 2-17-10-4
ROOM AVAILABLE ASAP in 2/2 Vintage
View Condo: Quiet, clean community. $450/
MO Call Matt407-702-8019 2-28-17-4
1 BR in 2 Story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer + dryer in
house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930.
Need Roommates! 4BR/2BA $350 + shared
utility. Furnished Large clean house w/huge
yard. 2 miles from UF. High speed + cable.
Girls or Guys. Call Tre at 352-328-8878.
$250 STUDENT ROOM AVAILABLE
Close to campus. Cool old house. Great stu-
dent roommates. 371-9409. 2-21-10-4
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ROCKWOOD VILLAS -By owner 3BR/3BA
townhouse on bus route. Close to University
& mall. WID, tile floor & more. Very well main-
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BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-26-72-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand 'new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs:
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes: Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-26-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-26-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
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Bed All New Queen orthopedic pill'6w-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEW! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both
for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-0333 4-
Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
- $1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 4-26-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
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Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
FUTON $80 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 1'10-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 4-26-72-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King sets
$99 *from estate sale. Safe pine bunk bed
$109. 376-0939/378-6005 Call-A-Mattress
4370 SW 20th Ave. 4-26-63-6
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-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7
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Computer Help Fast.A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response.. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
BLCW OUT SALE
Computers For Sale, new and used. $100 to
$500, new $499-$999. Repairs 50% off. All
software sale 10% off. 376-4116
FIX YOUR COMPUTER FOR ONLY $49
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Designated drivers are the greatest
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
I1 For Sale
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-
Beautiful White Long
Never worn. Size 4, $300. Call Karen
Rare opportunity to purchase exciting
regional recreational magazine from estab-
lished publisher- only $40k. Debt-free mag.
with great potential. (904)384-7336; email:
WILD CAUGHT SHRIMP
Planning a party? Call 386-462-9062 We
VALENTINE WINE! Make it special,
splurge a little. Google,this: "92 Opus
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Like New R6 YZF 2002 for
sale. Perfect condition.
Call me 871-5177 2-9-5-11
FOR SALE VERUCCI X7 2005 SCOOTER.
Runs great. Brand new. Unfortunatley I am
moving. Asking $1200 or best offer. Call 352-
226-6863 or 352-495-7360 2-1.7-10-11
Kymco Super 9 2002.
Blue. 6kmi, $800, cash only. Call Robyn 352-
FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!l
*NEED.HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
CARS -CARS BuyoSellcTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
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For listings 800-749-8116-ext 4622 4-26-
| Motorcycles. Mopeds Sun City Auto
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RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
VERUCCI SCOOTER 45CC
Like new only 270 miles. Great condition.
$900 (352)262-3205 2-15-10-11
No Credit Check.
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WE BUY CARS
96 ECLIPSE FOR SALE. 140,000 miles.
Fast & clean. Excellent condition. Power
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& CD player & speakers. No leak & odor
$5200 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
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
*GETA 3 DAY, 3 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12
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
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Available from Commercial News Providers"
1998 MERCURY TRACER
Good condition, automatic transmission,
power brakes, $2500/OBO. Call Karen 352-
Nissan 300 ZX '86
Looks & runs good $1800 352-514-7026
2001 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE DE Coupe
automatic, A/C, silver w.charcoal cloth, CD,
power everything, 70k, very clean, $4,900
OBO 352-514-1800. email@example.com
IMMACULATE 2005 HONDA ELANTRA
Still under warranty, w/power windows & door
locks, CD player & cruise control. Priced @
$11,850, which makes it $1,350 below Blue
Book Value. 828-215-3532 2-10-5-12
Great car accessories at unbelievable prices!
Shift knobs pedals, neon rods, bright lights,
oil caps, and more! www.TheBetterCar.com
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening Companion, wanted for blind k
on Saturday mornings would need transp
station to go to Angel Gardens hopefully liv
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6E
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady n
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Quc
of Peace Catholic Church or St. August
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6
I live in the Tower Rd. area 2-17-29-13
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rir
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243.
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over 22, stable work history, crean driving
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.cc
for details. 4-26-72-14
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J i Help Wanted
nal Care Tech looking for hard working
son to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
1, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
;6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
veen 9-4M-F. 4-26-72-14
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e. Everything you need to be a CNA and
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me survey interviewers wanted. Start
k today! No sales, opinion research
f! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
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as and IT needed for various positions.
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gently used brand name
thing/accessories & furniture
sh on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
essary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
50 A DAY POTENTIAL
experience necessary, training provided.
1-965-6520 ext 138 4-26-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
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Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Must work eve/wknd
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14
Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers for all positions. Manager. Detailer.
Cashiers (fullday availability) & Lineworkers.
(AM 8:30-1) & (PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW
4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-36-14
COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER
COACHES Req. coaching license or 3-5
years exp. & ability to make'2 yr comittment.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2-
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 2-9-25-14
Apply online to restaurants, hotels &
clubs in the Gainesville area. We need
servers, cooks, drivers and more. 2-28-
GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery ex-
perts & outgoing, friendly customer svc rep-
resentatives. Apply online or at our Jonesville
location at 14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp
necessary. Will train the right people!
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. Domino's now hiring 10 drivers.
Closing drivers earn $100 to $125 each
night. Apply @ 3311 W.University. 377-4992.
*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
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com.
Flexible Schedule. Great Opportuntiy. For
info 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
Call center needs experienced telephone
agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St.
Apply in person M-F 9am-4pm 4-26-71-14
FT and PT for hotel. Hourly & bonus.
Weekdays & weekends. Friendly attitudes
w/good customer svc skills. Apply in person:
4021 SW 40th Blvd. 2-8-20-14
Brand Protection Agency
Ineternet .Researchers needed for our
Gainesville office. FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT
Psychaiatric Aides $22,612 annually. Shift
work. Rotating days off. Req. completion of
30 sem or 45 qtr hrs. of college w/5 courses
in soc/behav sci. apply: https://peoplefirst.my
florida.com; Lori Ross at 264-8250 EEO/AA
As of 2/2/06 a tobacco free environment
Another Saturday night without a date?
Read The Alligator.
Advertise in the country's
largest college newspaper.
With a daily circulation of 35,000
and a daily readership of 52,000,
reach the Gainesville college community.
Contact us at  373.4482.
* The Phonetics Laboratory in the
Program in Linguistics is looking for people
to participate in a listening experiment.
* You can earn $10/hr by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
* If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver email@example.com
MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS, MODELS!
all ages and faces wanted!
No exp. Required, FT/PT!
Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns._Base hourly rate. 352-371-5888
x 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive. 2-28-29-14
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
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.
Summer Camp Positions & More! Download
an application at www.suncountrysports.com
and then call 331-8773 or 378-8711. 2-9-
Customer Service Sales Stock. Apply in
person 7100 W. University Ave. or 5010 NW
34th St. 2-24-20-14
$6.50/hr. PT .Call 'Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 2-10-10-14
Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators,
Wannabe Gators &
For Part Time Inside Sales at
SSalary and Commission.
Flexible daytime hours.
Call Brad at 331-8837, ext 3125 between
5pm and 7pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays,
or send resume to
Earn money for the beach this summer.
FT/PT Mon-Sun. Flexible hours. Friendly
customer service skills req. Call Andy 888-
463-1954 ext. 205 2-13-10-14
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-
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!
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-
AUNTIE ANNE'S PRETZELS is seeking a
mature person for flexible hours 18-30 per
wk. Apply in person, Food Court in The Oaks
BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Hiring servers, kitchen, drivers, pizza mak-
ers. Apply in person 5 SE 2nd Ave. 352-335-
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org *Bilingual
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, email@example.com
Looking for PT responsible help for
PAINTING & PLASTERING. Start $7.50/hr.
Own transportation a must. Call 352-378-
7013. Lv. Msg., 2-14-10-14
.Wr. crarnr Mu a ut fam t be
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
& Dynamic Co.
Money for SPRING BREAK!
First step: student loan processor. $400-
$600/wk part time. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 at The
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. Call495-3075 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 email@example.com
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
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S Help Wanted
400 counselors & instuctors needed!
Co-ed summer camps in Poconos, PA.
Top salary, travel paid, best staff.
Apply @ www.lohikan.com or call
The Nuclear Pharmacy Services business of
Cardinal Health has an immediate opening
in Gainesville for a full time CUSTOMER
This position is primarily involved in process-
ing orders, packing material for shipment and
in performing pick-ups and deliveries (com-
pany vehicles). The hours are from 4 AM to
12 noon M-F with occasional weekends.
We also have a part-time opening for ap-
proximately 20 hours a week. Qualified can-
didates will possess a high school education
or GED, a valid driver's license with a clean
record, and the ability to lift 50 Ibs.
Please contact Shirley Phillips at 352-336-
1575 between the hours of 10 am and 4
pm.Cardinal Health offers competitive com-
pensation and full benefits, including stock
purchase and 401K. Candidates will be re-
quired to pass a background check and drug
screen. EOE, MIF/DN. 2-9-5-14
Needs experienced filer for one or two shifts
of filing invoices, timecards, sales reports,
et al. 12-min. bike ride from Reitz Union,
$9/hr, est. duration approx 6 hours total,
+/-, payable same day. firstname.lastname@example.org
NEED EXTRA INCOME?
Make your own hours.
Outside sales. Call 352-332-5005. Ask for
ACCTS RECEIVABLE/ BILLING CLERK for
NW site work construction office. Quickbooks
exp req. Ideal for business, construction, or
accounting major. Flex. hrs. $9-15/hr. Fax
resume & avail, hrs. to 352-335-1705. 2-
Assistant Scientist /associate Scientist
Banyan Biomarkers (www.banyanbio.com) is
an early stage biotech company located at
the UF Biotechnology Development Institute
in Alachua, Florida.
* The ideal candidate should have a M.Sc.
in biomedical science or a related field or
a B.&c. degree with significant laboratory
* Job duties will include guided, but in-
dependent research work to develop new
biomarker assays, including a variety of
techniques (ELISA assays, Western blot-
* Industry experience with assay validation
skills is a plus.
* Salary is commensurate with experience
If you are a highly motivated individual
and enjoy working in a fast paced biotech
environment, please send cover letter and
Mrs. Susan Kodumal, Banyan Biomarkers,
12085 Research Drive, Alachua, FL 32608;
New Scooters 4 Less is looking for young
energetic organized mechanics. PT/FT pos.
avail. $8/hr. starting pay. Exp w/2 stroke & 4
stroke engines is necessary. Call 336-1271
for more info. or stop by to fill out application.
University Athletic Association
The UAA is currently seeking a qualified
candidate to fill the position of a part-time
(30 hours) benefit eligible Sales Associate.
HS diploma or GED and at least one (1)
year of customer service background re-
quired. Retail experience preferred. Must
be available to work a varied schedule and
work at home football games and other
sporting events. Assists Sportshop Manager
in the daily operations of the Official Gator
Sportshop. Responsible for cleaning, stock-
ing, and displaying of merchandise. Also
assists with mail order processing, inventory
controls and directing OPS employees in
the absence of management. Qualified ap-
plicants send resume or completed UAA ap-
plication by the closing date of Wednesday,
February 8, 2006 to:
University Athletic Association, Inc.
Human Resources/Sales Associate
P.O. Box 1.4485
Gainesville, FL 32604-2485
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Event Manager, Promotion Director for
local Gainesville area "Texas Hold 'Em"
Tournaments. Be part of the latest excite-
ment. Join the local "SPL -Texas Hold 'Em
Girls" Team. Must be attractive, outgoing and
reliable. Mustbe over 18 Current Student/
Marketing Majors preferred.. Flex schedule,
4-5evenings per week. 5 hrs per Tournament
guaranteed. If you have experience in Bar -
Nightclub promotions, and or Service, we will
train you on Poker Tournament Management.
Positions also available in Tampa, Orlando
and Talahassee. Work into Management if
desired. $10. hr guaranteed plus tips. (You
will average $20/$25/hr.) Benefits and gas al-
lowance available. Send Resume and Photo
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WANTED: COLLEGE MUSICIAN to teach
music to Home Schooled children. $20-25/hr.
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MAKE BIG $$$$
delivering flowers on Valentine's Day. Need
car, insurance, valid driver's license. Call
Crevasse's Florist at Thornebrook Village
NOW HIRING A 5YRS. OR MORE EXP.
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STREET DETAILING AT 352-376-4649 2-
wanted for flowershop for Valentines. Must
have own car. Apply in person. 635C NW
13th Street. 2-10-5-14
looking for PT sales rep. Call 434-981-6410
or email email@example.com 2-13-
PT Maintenance Personnel
Excellent pay, flexible hrs
Professional attitude, own
truck and tools required.
Campus Realty 692-3800 2-20-10-14
Valentine's Week Helpers
Need Florist exp. AND DRIVERS. Top $$
Floral Expressions 375-1234 2-9-3-14
Delivery Drivers Wanted
Valentines week. Competitive pay, flexible
hours. Call 378-8105 2-13-5-14
Successful and innovative startup looking for
associate. 20+ hours/wk. Are you reiable,
versatile, computer savvy, and team player?
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areas including customer service, data
analysis, office support, marketing/sales
support, Windows, info tech? Email resume
to HR@leadership.org 2-13-5-14
5 STAR PIZZA ON TOWER RD.
Now Hiring-all positiorts. Great pay, flexible
hours. Apply in person. 600 NW75th St.
Attention smokers! Do you want to quit
smoking? Smokers are needed to partici-
pate in a smoking cessation study. If inter-
ested, email UF Lab and Clinic at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 870-7332
NANNY NEEDED for 5 yr. old in my home
M,W, F 6:30 to 8:15 AM & 2:30 to 8:30 PM.
Must be available both times & have own
transportation. Call 317-5573. Iv mssg. 2-
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2006
UF focuses on
* THE GATORS WILL TRY TO AVOID ANOTHER
LETDOWN AGAINST SOUTH CAROLINA.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
The Gators seemed to be on top of the college basketball
universe after defeating Kentucky on Saturday.
Two weeks ago against South Carolina, however, things
weren't so rosy. Coming off of a loss to Tennessee on the
road, the Gators responded with their worst performance
of the season against the Gamecocks.
Revenge may be the operative word tonight when UF
(20-2, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) hosts South Carolina
(11-10, 2-6 SEC) at 7 in the O'Connell Center.
"Goin back and looking at the game, I don't think
there's any question that they outplayed
us," UF coach Billy Donovan said.
"[South Carolina] outperformed us,
dominated us in a lot of different areas."
During the debacle in Columbia, S.C.,
the Gators turned the ball over 17 times
to South Carolina's eight and allowed
the Gamecocks to grab 14 offensive
"I'll tell you, if that happened [again]
I'd be really disappointed in our team," Donovan said.
"We're playing against a team that really outperformed
us a couple weeks ago in Columbia. The final score says 6
points [was the difference], but we were down by 15 in the
second half. We were dominated in the game.
*" "I would hope our guys would be excited about having
the opportunity to compete again and to play again. That
ha, been our team's attitude, or disposition, this year after
Donovan pointed to both of the Gators' wins in New
York during the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic as well as their
road win against Georgia as instances when his team per-
formed well in its next outing.
Joakim Noah said after the defeat at the hands of the
Gamecocks, he could tell that the UF didn't come into the
game with proper focus, a sentiment echoed by his team-
"We didn't come with any energy, intensity or any-
thing," Taurean Green said. "They got all the hustle plays.
We want to get them back because we know we didn't even
play anywhere close to where we're capable of playing.
They beat us to every locse ball; they just wanted it more
That game was the last one UF forward Corey Brewer
started before removing himself from the starting lineup,
suffering from a sprained ankle. He managed to play 31
minutes but scored just 7 points against South Carolina.
But against Kentucky, he had a bit of a revival, scoring 16
points and dishing out four assists. The Gators know that a
healthier Brewer will make a significant difference the sec-
ond time around against the Gamecocks.
"There's no question Corey has the ability to make
game-changing plays with his length, quickness and
speed," Donovan said. "But more than anything else, he
gives us an experienced player who provides some depth
and maybe a little bit of size across our front line to help us
Gators experience infield shuffle
Davis, McArthur man the middle
By BRYAN JONES
Believe it or not, Justin Tordi is
still having-a huge effect on the UF
With Tordi electing to sign with
the Cincinnati Reds organization one
day before the start of fall classes, the
Gators were forced to find a replace-
ment for their former shortstop.
Ultimately, UF coach Pat
McMahon reluctantly decided to
move Adam Davis from second base
over to his old high school position.
"I am happy for Justin in so many
ways ... but obviously moving what
I feel is one of the premiere second
basemen out of second base to
play another position is not ideal,"
McMahon said. "By the same token,
Adam has been a shortstop most of
his career until [now]. So he looks
forward to that as a challenge.
"We ask a lot of things out of our
shortstop in commanding interior
defenses, things that we really think
are important, and he has done re-
ally well with that."
Former UF third baseman
Brandon McArthur will take over for
Davis at second, while sophomore
Matt Gaski, junior David Cash and
senior Daniel Brooks will likely com-
pete for playing time at third base.
While all the shuffling may seem
After starting most of last season at third base, sophomore Brandon
McArthur will shift to second base this season for the Gators.
somewhat confusing, both Davis
and McArthur said they are more
comfortable with this season's in-
"Like I've told a lot of people,
[shortstop] is a place I have always
played in high school," Davis said.
"Obviously, getting here always
playing shortstop, it was more of
a change for me moving to second
base than going back to shortstop.
"[It entails] a little more responsi-
bility kind of more the general of
the field. It will be a pretty smooth
transition, I think."
Despite practicing at third base,
Matt LaPorta will likely remain at
first base, and Brian Jeroloman will
be UF's starting catcher.
LaPorta, who led the nation in
home runs last season, is already be-
ing mentioned as a National Player
of the Year candidate, but it's a po-
tential honor he hopes won't affect
his play on the field.
"I try to overlook that kind of
stuff," LaPorta said. "The real focus
here is how well we do as a team.
"All those accolades and all those
awards are nice to have, and it is
nice to say that you got them, but
it is a lot nicer to say, 'Yeah, I went
out to Omaha [Neb.] for the national
championship, and yeah, we won it
Jeroloman will finally find some
relief behind the plate this season.
After a lack of depth at catcher
forced Jeroloman to play significant
innings at the position last season,
UF's coaches hope that freshman
Cody Neer and junior college trans-
fer Austin Pride can occasionally fill
While it will look very different
from last year, the Gators' infield
only lost one starter in while gain-
The heart of a team that went all
the way to the finals of the College
World Series last season, the Gators'
infield could be the best in the coun-
try this year.
"I think it would be very close,"
McArthur said. "We had to change
up some things, obviously. Me mov-
ing over to second, Adam moving
over to short and either David or
Matt starting at third, there are some
"But I think experience and get-
ting time on the playing field is re-
ally-going to end up helping us out
Tennessee (11) 75
Duke (2) 87
North Carolina (23) 83
* Men's hoops: South Carolina vs.
No; 7 UF, O'Connell Center, 7 p.m.
=Women's tennis: USF vs. UF
Ring Tennis Complex, 3 p.m.
E 1995: The UF women's basketball team
defeats No. 10 Georgia 59-46 in Athens. The
win marked the Gators' first win against a
top-O0 opponent and snapped a three-game
mMen's basketball: Arkansas vs.
LSU, FSN, 8 p.m.
EMen's basketball: Syracuse vs.
No. 1 UConn, ESPN, 9 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 19
Sloppy start haunts Gators
By JENNA MARINA and ANTONIO GONZALEZ
After the UF men's golf team's first-day perfor-
mance at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate in Ponte
Vedra Beach, Coach Buddy Alexander felt ill.
"Have you ever gotten sick?" Alexander said.
"Because that's kind of how I felt. I never remember
being in last place in the first round."
The No. 4 Gators completed the three-day tour-
nament Tuesday with a combined score of 914 (50
over), falling 18 strokes behind tournament cham-
Senior Brett Stegmaier birdied four holes, finish-
ing as the Gators' top golfer in the final day of the
tournament with a team-best 74 (2 over par). His
overall score of 224 (8 over) was good enough to tie
for eighth place.
"Have you ever gotten sick? Because
that's kind of how I felt. I never re-
member being in last place in the first
UF men's golf coach
Yet Stegmaier couldn't mask his disappointment
with the Gators' seventh-place finish.
"It was very cold. It was very windy," he said.
"But everyone has to play in that weather, so that's
not really an excuse."-
Despite shooting 1 under par and making the
Gators' greatest comeback in the second round, it
seemed senior Matt Every could not shake his first-
round bogeying woes.
Every bogeyed five holes and double-bogeyed
two more to shoot a 6-over-par 78.
"Matt's a big-time player. He's usually very
consistent," Alexander said. "He hasn't played
particularly well since he came back from break.
He's working on a few things, but I think this was a
Freshman Billy Horschel and sophomore Jessie
Mudd, who played individually, matched Every
and also finished at 6 over.
Freshman Toby Ragland sank four birdies to post
a 75 (3 over).
Every, Horschel and Ragland each finished the
tournament with an overall score of 230 (14 over).
The-trio tied for 25th place.
After bogeying eight holes in the second round,
sophomore Manuel Villegas experienced deja vu in
the third round to card another 80 (8 over) and an
overall 26-over 242.
As for the rest of the season, Alexander is plan-
ning on shaking things up.
"We'll regroup and change the lineup a little bit,"
Alexander said. "[Well] certainly try to get James
Vargas in there. He missed a tournament in the
fall, and we finished seventh. So, if that's the recipe,
maybe hell play [from now on]."
WOMEN'S TENNIS BACK AFTER BREAK: A break in
action last week gave the No. 2 UF women's tennis
team (2-0) something it did and didn't need.
With freshman Keri Robison plagued by a sore
shoulder, sophomore Alex Liles slowed by pain
in her feet and senior Boglarka Berecz physically
drained, the Gators needed to recover.
But, having played only twice, and with matches
against powerhouses Miami, Florida State and Texas
looming, the Gators needed to play, Coach Roland
Putting short-term goals aside, Thomqvist with-
drew UF from last weekend's National Team Indoor
Championships, creating an 11-day break.
The Gators have healed their injuries, or in
some instances bandaged them, and return to ac-
tion today against South Florida at 3 p.m. at the Ring
"It will definitely be the toughest test to date,"
Thomqvist said. "However, I don't think we should
lose this match."
Last year, the Bulls only sent four players to
Gainesville and were forced to default two singles
matches and one doubles match. Of the four singles
matches played, UF dropped two, but ultimately
won the match 5-2.
Thomqvist said he will be paying particular at-
tention to UF senior Alexis Gordon, who will be
playing in just her third match since returning to
Gordon is getting more comfortable being back
in the lineup and has shown improvements in her
backhand, he said.
The team's--najor concern is doubles, where the
Gators have been struggling, Thomqvist said.
In their last match, UF's No. 1 doubles team of
sophomore Whitney Benik and junior Nina Suvak
lost 8-6 to Furman.
While having to cope with minor injuries,
Thomqvist said the team is still doing what it can to
improve right now without jeopardizing long-term
And he said players are buying into it.
"You can't win a championship in January,"
Thomqvist said. "But you can lose one."
HARTUNG EARNS AWARD: UF freshman gymnast
Corey Hartung was named the Southeastern
Conference Gymnast of the Week on Tuesday.
She was the first UF gymnast to earn the award
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stability to lineup
By BRIAN STEELE
Every team has uncertain-
ties heading into its season.
Luckily for new UF softball
coach Tim Walton, his outfield
is not one of them.
will return to
Howard aind Shelley Stevens in
what could be the most stable
- albeit least deep phase of
the Gators' game.
While Howard and Stevens
are battling for the center field
spot, freshman Kim Waleszonia
has swooped in and secured a
starting spot in right field.
But opposing pitchers will
still focus on Cameron, who led
UF in batting average, home
runs and RBI last season.
Cameron just might be
taking lessons from UF foot-
ball linebacker Brandon Siler,
"I compare Lindsey to a line-
backer; she's got a linebacker's
mentality," Walton said. "She's
a game-changer. Having some-
body like that on your team
definitely makes an impact.
"When she's healthy and
right in her own mind, she's
as good as anybody in the
The Gators' combined seven
years of experience in the out-
field should pay off when their
season starts on Friday.
"[The experience] will help
a ton," Walton said. "That's
one thing that has been going
pretty well throughout the
whole fall and spring. Even
though we're only four-deep
in the outfield, opposed to-a
typical six or eight, we're still
very consistent, and I'm excited
about their work ethic."
After playing with Howard
and Stevens for the past two
years, Cameron has developed
chemistry with her fellow out-
"We're strong vocally, and
we have really great command
of the outfield," she said. "We
know what to do in every given
situation and are always com-
municating and helping each
While the three upperclass-
men have been playing with
each other for the past two
years, the same can't be said for
the newcomer Waleszonia.
But after helping Fontana
(Calif.) High win a league
championship in every year of
her high school career, the jump
to the collegiate ranks may not
be as problematic for her as it
would other freshmen.
"Kim has done a great job of
coming in and getting adjusted
to the college atmosphere and
bringing her consistency every
day," Walton said. "Obviously
[the competition among the
four] will help breed success."
Cameron agrees about
Waleszonia's transition. She
also said it might not matter
who starts in the outfield, since
every opponent will learn to
respect UF's arm strength.
"I don't think too many
teams are going to try to run on
us," Cameron said. "But if they
do, we'll be able to take care of
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