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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 108 we Inform. Tuu uuucue. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2006



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* ABOUT 32 OF 44 SWAMP
CANDIDATES ARE GREEK.

By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
Ilewis@alligator.org

The house banners are fewer, but
the Greek support is just as strong.
Only three days before the
Student Government election, just a
handful of Greek organizations had
placed political support banners
outside their houses, but both of this
Spring's political parties have strong
ties to Greek chapters.
Unlike past SG elections, in
which a single party usually con-
tained an overwhelming majority of
Greek candidates, both the Swamp
and Unite parties' slates have nu-
merous Greek candidates this year.
Of the 44 Student Senate candi-
dates being fielded by the Swamp
Party, at least 32 are members of
Greek organizations.
The Unite Party, which is running
41 Senate candidates, has at least 15
Greek hopefuls on its ticket.
Student Senate President John
Boyles, who is running for Student
Body president with Swamp, said
the large quantity of Greek candi-


dates on his ticket simply reflects
the candidates' ample leadership
capacity.
Boyles is not a member of a
Greek organization.
He added that to his knowledge,
none of the Greek houses had come
forth with a public endorsement for
his party.
However, as of press time, at
least 12
Houses
ElecIon d i s -
played
Swamp
banners.
Several others, including Sigma
Phi Epsilon and Delta Gamma, dis-
played Swamp banners last week
but have since taken them down.
"I don't think that affiliation with
a Greek organization makes anyone
any more or less qualified," Boyles
said. "[Our candidates] are the best
people."
But one former Swamp sup-
porter said he never had a voice in
selecting those people.
Student Sen. Ryan Nelson, who
interviewed about 200 candidates
for Swamp's senate slate, said he
was denied the chance to help make
SEE GREEK, PAGE 5


Feline friends
Ray Marteliz calms his mountain lion, Myah, at the Waldo Flea Market on Sunday as
3-year-old Hannah Keller reaches out to pet the cat, while her sister Makenzi, 1, gazes
curiously. Merteliz and his wife Jenny raised Myah from birth and collect donations to
take care of her, hoping that the mountain lion does not become endangered like the
Florida panther.


SPECIAL REPORT

Multiple universities witness increase in spamming


By DAVID COHEN
Alligator Writer
dcohen@alligator.org

Public records laws may add to UF's
spam woes, but the university's dilemma
isn't unique.
State and federal laws require any public
university in Florida to release its students'
contact information sometimes including
e-mail addresses if requested.
About 80 percent of e-mail received at UF
is spam. That overwhelming majority is on
par with other major universities.
At the University of Georgia, about 75
percent of e-mail received is seen as un-
wanted, which spam blockers try to delete.
UGA administrators agree that Georgia's
open records law may contribute to the


After losing
to Alabama on
Sunday. Taurean
Green and the
Gators stumbled
into their first three-
game losing streak
since 2002. No. 12
UF has lost six of its
last 11 games. See
story pg. 19.


spam count.
UGA Open Records Manager Bob Taylor
said the university gives out student and
faculty information on a compact disc
- purchasable by anyone for $100.
UF, on the other hand, tells anyone who
wants a comprehensive list to go to its online
directory.
Federal law says university students can
make their "directory information" in-
cluding name, phone number, address and
e-mail address private.
Taylor said he sometimes disagrees with
the accessibility of student information.
"Is it allowed under the law? Yes," Taylor
said of the CD. "Is it an abuse of the law?
Yes. For me, [the purpose of] an open re-
cords law is for accountability and not for
helping someone with his business... They


can print a gazillion labels."
"However," he added, "I do comply with
the law."
"I do get some static from folks,
especially faculty and staff. We're
not going to be difficult. We have
to allow access. We've tried to
streamline this. We just look at it
as not being adversarial."
Bob Taylor
UGA Open Records manager

In addition, all faculty e-mail addresses are
given on the CD. Like in Florida, faculty e-
mail correspondence is also considered public


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information.
"I do get some static from folks, especially
faculty and staff," Taylor said. "We're not go-
ing to be difficult. We have to allow access.
We've tried to streamline this. We just look at
it as not being adversarial."
Taylor said Florida's public information
law is more broadly defined than Georgia's
and is more encompassing.
However, Georgia law requires UGA to
produce public information within three
days.
"That's like saying that you can't have that
First Amendment right," he said of denying
the public's right to know. "You have to take
the good with the bad. I tell people that get
upset with me, feel your pain. If you want to

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CAMPUS
Hernandez admits to arrest
Student Body presidential can-
didate Jared Hemandez, a Sigma
Phi Epsilon Fraternity member
who has publicly decried frater-
nity culture, admitted Friday that
he and other Sig Ep brothers were
arrested about five years ago.
In April 2001, Hernandez and
40 others were arrested, for tres-
passing at a limestone pit in the
Newberry area.
Thirty-seven of the 41 arrested
were fraternity members.
Hemandez revealed his ar-
rest in a Unite Party information
package presented to the Alligator
editorial board Friday.
"I was out with my friends at a
location we didn't know was pri-
vate property," Hemandez said.
He refused to explain the nature
of the event, and when asked if he
was taken to jail, Hemandez said,
"The charges were dropped."
LYNDSEY LEWIS

Group collects jeans to curb
unhealthy eating habits
If Skye Grundy hasher way, no
one will feel they have to squeeze
into another fight pair of jeans
again.
Grundy is a coordinator of
Body Acceptance Week 2006,
which kicks off today The coordi-
nators are asking students today
to turn in their jeans that don't fit.
"What the jeans collection is
about is instead of trying to fit into
a pair of jeans that is too small for
your natural body's shape and
size, try to find jeans that you feel
comfortable in and that fit you,"
Grundy said.
She said students who donate
jeans that no longer fit them will
not have the urge to lose weight
to squeeze back into them. This
could prevent the development
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Several UF organizations
sponsor events throughout
the week to promote healthy
lifestyles and habits. The target
population is college students,
who are at a high risk for eating
disorders.
Students can donate unwant-
ed jeans all week at the Reitz
Union, the Student Health Care
Center, residence halls, sorority
houses, dining halls and recre-
ation centers. All donated jeans
will go to local charities.
Dr. Karin Kratina, a nutri-
tion coordinator for the Eating
Disorders Program at the
SHCC, will speak about hidden


messages in food advertisements
Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Reitz
Union Auditorium.
"I don't find-eating disorders
as interesting as how diets create
problems and are promoted as
-the solution," Kratina said. "Diets
cause the very thing they are
reported to fix, and most people
will never know that. It's a great
secret."
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Students


perform


for funds
By JACQUELINE DAVISON
Alligator Writer
jdavison@alligator.org

A variety of student organiza-
tions united in performance to
raise money for an Indian charity
Friday night.
The Hindu Students
Council held their sixth annual
Multicultural Charity Show at
the India Cultural and Education
Center.
The group raised money for
AIM for Seva, a charity that works
toward bridging the gap between
mainstream society and the rural
populations in Indian villages by
providing medical and education
facilities.
AIM stands for All India
Movement; Seva, in Sanskrit,
means "service," with connota-
tions of devotion and caring.
A $5 admission fee was charged
at the door, with additional dona-
tions requested as well.
Campus groups, such as
the Hip Hop Collective and
the Chinese American Student
Association, performed for about
250 attendees.
"Pretty much we just asked our
friends in different organizations,"
said Prasanna Durairaj, HSC vice
president.
Performances
Multicultural ranged from tra-
Affairs ditional Indian
and Chinese
dances to poetry, song and modem
dance.
The HSC has been working
since the beginning of the semester
on the event. HSC's goal has been
to increase its membership, which
has since doubled to 600 active
members.
The HSC is planning to host
AIM for Seva founder Swami
Dayananda Saraswati during its
Southeast Regional Conference,
which is on March 31 through
April 2.
Funds raised by the
Multicultural Charity Show will
also go toward Saraswati's visit
during the conference.
"He is the leading authority
in Hindu, and he really couldn't
be more perfect to speak to us,"
said HSC President Ashwini
Tankhiwale.
The exact amount raised by
the show was unavailable at press
time.
HSCs from Florida, Georgia
and Alabama universities meet
yearly. This will be the first time
the conference is being held at UF.
"It's just a weekend where we
can get together and learn about
Hinduism," Durairaj said. "Our
mission statement is to make
people aware of Hinduism."






4, ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27,2006


Poker helps spay, neuter cats


* THE TEXAS HOLD'EM
GAME RAISED ABOUT $3,600.

By MELISSA JACOBS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Some play poker for money;
others, for fame. But with the help
of a dedicated group of Gainesville
residents, a simple game of No-
Limit Texas Hold 'em can spark a
huge difference in the problem of
stray cats in Alachua County.
PokerForPets, a volunteer orga-
nization devoted to funding local
animal rescues, hosts a tourna-
ment of No-Limit Texas Hold 'em
that benefits different organiza-
tions each month.
"People come out to play in-our
tournaments for a love of animals
and for a love of poker," tourna-
ment director Iaon Cottrell said.
This month's tournament, held
Sunday at the UF Hillel, had 89
participants and raised about
$3,600 for Operation Catnip, a
non-profit group that aims to
control the problem of stray and
feral or wild cat populations
through sterilization instead of eu-
thanization.
The problem is a growing one,
said Julie Levy, a UF associate
professor of veterinary medicine
and the president of Gainesville's
Operation Catnip. There are about
43,000 pet cats in Alachua County
and about 36,000 stray and feral
cats that are often fed by humans.
"Each year, there are 36,000
stray and feral cats reproducing
in Alachua County," said Levy.
"We must find ways to increase
the number of surgeries we're
doing and therefore increase the
impact of our program on the com-
munity."
The organization relies on
Alachua County residents to bring
stray felines to a monthly clinic
where volunteer veterinarians
and vet technicians sterilize more
than 100 cats within hours. All
cats have the tips of their left ears
cropped, which identifies them as
sterilized.
The system, called trap-neuter-


Gainesville resident Tim Palmer deals a hand of No-Limit Texas Hold
'em during the PokerForPets tournament held at UF Hillel on Sunday.


return, is essential to addressing
the stray cat population without
euthanizing, Levy said.
"This way, felines can contin-
ue to live out their lives without
contributing to the problem," she
said.
Usually, unsterilized home-
less cats fall into two categories:
stray, which are friendly to hu-
mans, and feral, which are wild
and averse to human interaction
and contact, Levy said. Operation
Catnip sterilized over 2,700 of
these cats last year and aims to
raise that number to more than
3,000 this year.
The surgeries cost nothing to


the caretaker but cost the orga-
nization about $25 per cat, which
makes fundraisers like Sunday's
poker tournament crucial.
At the event, a $50 buy-in fee
entitled players to a seat in the
No-Limit Texas Hold 'em poker
tournament, $10,000 in tourna-
ment chips and free beer. A prize
pool valued at $1,479.96 awaited
the top tournament winners, who
also received automatic entry into
next month's tournament and the
chance to win the season's grand
prize a $10,000 seat at the 2006
U.S. Poker Championship at the
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
in Atlantic City.


Law school to get


a new courtroom

By LUANNE DIETZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

The Levin College of Law announced Wednesday a gift
of $2 million to help fund a new advocacy center for the law
school.
SThe donation from Pensacola attorney Fred Levin, for
whom the UF law school is named, will go toward the $5.2
million needed for a state-of-the-art courtroom and will give
students the most modem equipment to learn with.
"For the students that will be coming out in trial practice,
they will have the opportunity to work with things that they
will be working with in the real world," Levin said.
Dean Robert Jerry said the addition will provide students
with sophisticated facilities and services.
"Many modem courtrooms have many modem innova-
tions," Jerry said. "We want our
UF students to have practice with those
:: *-. ; .-... :: while they are here."
The two-and-a-half story addition
will be added onto Bruton-Geer Hall and will feature a grand
entry foyer and fully functional trial and appellate courtroom,
with a 120-seat gallery and a bench for seven judges.
The addition would be a great asset to the program, Jerry
said, noting UF's trial advocacy program is ranked 13 out of the
country's approximately 190 programs.
The law school hopes to be able to host on-site, live judicial
proceedings, Jerry said.
"Our students could watch the actual argument on site
without having to travel," he said. "That could be a very valu-
able training activity for our students."
But students will not be the only ones benefiting from the
center.
"The facility not only helps the students, but it will get top-
notch faculty to come in and teach as well," Levin said.
Construction of the new advocacy center is scheduled to
begin in May 2007 and should be completed in Fall 2008, Jerry
said. It is to be named in honor of Levin's son Martin H.,Levin,
who is also an alumnus of UF's law school.
On top of Levin's gift of $2 million, the state's matching
grants program will match every dollar given over $1 million.
With the addition of the advocacy center, there are hopes the
law school will receive a boost in national rankings.
"In order to have a great university, you have o have a
great law school," Levin said. "This is just another step in that
direction."


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GREEK, from page 1


the final slate selections. Nelson is
now a supporter of Unite.
"It killed me," he said. "I
couldn't understand how someone
-who interviewed over half our
candidates didn't have a say in our
candidates."
Nelson said that whenhe asked
where Swamp leaders would go
to decide on a slate, he was told he
wasn't allowed to know.
Swamp spokesman Josh Weiss
said he was unaware if Nelson had
been prevented from attending the
meeting.
"As far as I know, I never heard
anyone say that to him," he said.
"He definitely did help interview a
lot of candidates."
Weiss said he was attending a
Senate meeting when Swamp's slate
was finalized, so he could not com-


ment on who was in attendance.
Nelson, a former president of Phi
Sigma Kappa Fraternity, said neither
John Boyles nor the Greek system is
controlling SG.
"After a long time in that system,
it begins to wear on your nerves," he
said. "The system everyone refers to,
in reality, isn't just Greek. It includes
the greater black community and a
lot of the cultural communities."
Nelson emphasized that al-
though he publicly supports Unite,
he did not leave Swamp because of
qualms with Boyles.
"I legitimately don't like painting
Swamp as these evil conspirators,"
he said. "It is not John I'm against."
Instead, Nelson said, he opposes
the "system" that promises SG posi-
tions before an election takes place.
"Thursday morning, I came out
and done a red (Unite) shirt," he
said. "Now, my brothers are wear-
ing Unite shirts with me."


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Two wrongs

Presidential tickets look

to be a wash
n many past Student Government elections, there was a
single party that we felt we could wholeheartedly sup-
port. Candidates had clear differences on the direction
they wanted to take the university. Parties had distinct plat-
forms with real differences. The entire university seemed to
be wrapped up in a political fervor.
This time, our job wasn't so easy. The executive candi-
dates seem to be working off each other's talking points. It
can be difficult just to tell the parties apart.
The only contender for the SG executive branch that really
wowed us was Susan Henriques for treasurer. Running as an
independent, it's clear that Henriques' experience with bud-
geting and SG finance trumps anything that her opponents
could come up with.
Henriques has earned our full support and endorsement.
The rest of the ticket was more difficult to decide. But after
careful consideration, we have decided to throw our support
behind the Unite Party's senatorial candidates. Their plat-
form appears to be marginally more feasible than Swamp's,
though that's not saying much.
But as for the presidential and vice presidential races, we
endorse no one.
Because despite all of Unite's posturing about "the end of
politics as usual," we see a lot more of the same. As a student
senator and Unite presidential candidate, Jared Hernandez
saw his share of shady dealings. Over the summer, the for-
mer Interfraternity Council president opposed the institution
of true online voting, a measure he now enthusiastically sup-
ports. Last semester, Hernandez also used student funds to
pay for a private pig roast off campus, though he later admit-
ted that he was wrong to do so.
Hemandez's running mate, UF football linebacker
Brandon Siler, is a welcome addition to the ticket. We have
been concerned about potential time conflicts with football
during the Fall, but we now think he can handle it. And the
linebacker is surprisingly well spoken about what he wants
to do with the SG Cabinet like cutting positions to de-
crease its size.
Yet we have to admit that having Siler on the ticket looks a
bit like a publicity stunt. After all, Siler has little to no experi-
ence with SG, although this could be an asset when dealing
with the Cabinet.
Swamp has its own set of problems. On the face of it,
presidential candidate John Boyles looks like a great pick.
But Boyles has been in the game for a long time. And
while he isn't in a fraternity, he sits atop a largely Greek-
backed party all eleven of Swamp's undergraduate sena-
tors come from fraternities and sororities. Although Boyles
claims to want to change the climate within SG to be more
inclusive, it's uncertain whether he'll be able to do so once
in office.
Lydia Washiqgton, Swamp's vice presidential candidate,
boasts much more cabinet experience than her opponent
Brandon Siler, but other than that, we don't know much
about her. She also professed to want to roll back the Cabinet,
though that may prove difficult if she's already associated
with Cabinet leaders.
Both of the presidential tickets have serious flaws. Unite's
Jared Hernandez has a great deal of historical ties to special
interests. So does John Boyles. The vice presidential candi-
dates, Siler and Washington, are probably only of secondary
importance.
And we just can't shake the feeling that a vote for either
ticket is a vote for the status quo.
So for treasurer, vote for Susan Henriques. For senate, vote
for Unite. But for president and vice president, flip a coin.


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SG needs to restore trust in leaders


orgive my cynicism, but having witnessed far
too many elections rife with political-debacles
and reneged-upon promises, my trust in student
candidates has been eroded with each cycle of fervor
and subsequent indifference. While I do not mean to
denigrate a candidate's word, what assurances besides
Enthusiastic promises can they give us the student
body that they will be any different from their cor-
rupt predecessors?
Each year brings another layer of similar politicians
making expansive promises that are totally unrealistic,
followed by nothing but unachieved dreams to the
detriment of the student body as a whole. The current
state of affairs has been so demoted as to render politi-
cians naturally dishonest, unscrupulous and self-serv-
ing. I hesitate to call anyone's intentions into question,
but I ask each of the Student Body presidential candi-
dates this sincere and dire question: How do you pro-
pose to restore faith in political leaders before becoming
elected? Is this even possible?
Perhaps my hope for a restoration of confidence is
too grandiose to'impose upon you, but that would seem
to make politics a lot like religion a system based
on faith. This might seem like an odd analogy, but if
unfulfilled promises are the norm, how do you expect
me to believe in you, someone who seems to be more
of the same?
Jared Hernandez has attempted to paint himself in
orange and blue, citing discontent with the current re-
gime of political officers. In fiery oratorical theatrics, he
promises to be more representative of the student body
to better serve our constituent interests. However, his
platform promises are eerily identical to those of John


Benjamin Boyles. This article isn't meant to
Abdulnour condemn or uplift such promises,
Speaking Out but merely to point out the fact that
every candidate in the past decade
has made such pledges verbatim.
The disheartening fact is that though Jared
Hernandez can give no concrete assurances as to his
ability to implement change, his opponent, John Boyles,
does not even acknowledge the problems present in our
current state of political affairs.
Boyles wishes instead to work within the system
through a process of slow and steady change. Such ef-
forts are doomed to failure, and their proposal is not
encouraging. It smacks of naivete at best and insincerity
at worst.
Radical reform is needed, but a prerequisite for that
is a revival of confidence in student politics and its abil-
ity to deliver change.,
I do not wish to hear more bombastic and unat-
tainable campaign promises or recitals of formulaic
resumes. Such delusional claims and previously held
offices do not impress me. Furthermore, I resent the
unabashedly shameless self-aggrandizement that char-
acterizes our prevailing student political atmosphere.
I am here instead to ask you for an honest, realistic
and heartfelt written response explaining what dif-
ferentiates you from our sordid political past. Only an
extremely persuasive response will carry any force, but
without such a response, student civic participation will
be forever condemned to its current exile from the realm
of significant discourse.
Benjamin Abdulnour is a philosophy and political science
senior.


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


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Letters to "' "'
Candidate story omits important facts
As a former journalism major, freelance
writer and current law student, I found
Alejandra Cancino's article on indepen-
dent candidates lacking in careful edito-
rial discretion.
The topic itself was rather frivolous be-
cause all candidates interviewed wanted
to be part of the Swamp Party.
Therefore, it is not as if the candidates
initially had any more bold, independent
plans than current members of the Swamp
party.
Furthermore, politics in law school dif-
fer from undergraduate school because
political parties play a much lesser role
when it comes to acquiring votes.
Luis Delgado, the Swamp candidate for
the law school seat, has put in an incred-
ible amount of time, money and care in
getting his message out to other law stu-
dents. He does not display the glossy fliers
described in the article.
He has homemade posters, and I dare
say he works just as hard as the other can-
didate. I feel it was extremely unfair and
very biased to needlessly publicize one
law school senate candidate and not the
other in such a close-knit community as
law school.
Jennifer Grace Raymond
2LW


SG should subsidize student tickets
Recently, I attempted -to purchase
some tickets for a few upcoming shows
oh campus at the Phillips Center for
the Performing Arts and University
Auditorium.
I was informed that student tickets are
now limited seating, rather than open seat
choice, because SG is no longer subsidiz-
ing student tickets.
SG gives our money to all sorts of
things, but the arts always seems to fall by
the wayside.
I am sick of reading in the newspapers
that SG controls $12 million of our student
money, and yet they can't seem to manage
it worth a hoot.
SG needs to make a serious effort to
bring back open seating choice at these
venues.
Without these open seating options,
these venues remain solely for the people
of Gainesville but not necessarily UF stu-
dents.
The Phillips Center is a nonprofit or-
ganization that needs SG money to make
this type of seating available. I want my
SG to spend money on things that matter,
like the arts, and not on things that don't,
like free towels in the gyms bring your
own towel.
Furthermore, I do not recall ever seeing


this issue reported on in the Alligator.
Does no one care about the arts any-
more?
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Boyles won't open up SG to students
Presidential candidate John Boyles
constantly talks about opening the doors
to Student Government if he's elected to
SG's highest office. He's said it's a prior-
ity for him and has placed it on his party's
platform.
Boyles has been Senate's highest of-
ficial for more than four months, and in
this time, SG has been as closed as it has
ever been. I had high hopes for his Senate
presidency, but Boyles has failed on every
count.
Senate Rules and Procedures (Section
IX, 2,g) demand that vacant Senate seats
be advertised in specific locations for a
specific period of time.
Boyles has failed to ensure that this oc-
Scurs, despite repeated demands for action.
Senate seats are announced only at Senate
meetings and on agendas hidden on the
third floor.
Normal students have no opportunity
to find out about opportunities to get in-


volved.
The Replacements and Agenda
Committee, which appoints new senators
to vacant seats, consistently plays the
political game to win the favor of Greek
houses for the upcoming election.
As a former member of the committee,
I watched Boyles cast votes that were very
clearly not in the best interest of students.
Replacement senators were appointed
who very clearly did not live in the dis-
tricts they were claiming to live in.
Students with proven leadership ability
and great ideas were turned away in favor
of mediocre, lackluster candidates who
had the support of influential students.
After John was elected Senate presi-
.dent, I celebrated with him and several
close friends.
I had high hopes for a term in which the
doors of SG would be thrown open and a
meritocracy would develop. I have only
been disappointed.
Months later, I now look back at that
night and realize that Thoreau was correct
in saying "Power corrupts."
Senate President Boyles has lusted after
the SG presidency and has sold his soul to
get it.
God help us all if he does.
Allison Cullin
Student Senator for District D


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SG candidate has sweet tooth for pet playmates

By LINDSEY FRANCO Henriques chuckled as she described the "
Alligator Writer rock shows she and her sisters would per- .-
form for their parents. ." .
Cookie. Brownie. She said her older sister, Jennifer, would f,
These words might make your mouth dress her up in her clothes and do her hair


water, or the thought of the calorie-tilled
pleasures alone might send you straight to
the gym.
But for Student Body treasurer candidate
Susan Henriques, they bring to mind fond
memories of some cuddly canines her
dogs Cookie, Cookie II and Brownie.
"We must have been hungry when nam-
ing our dogs or something," she said with
a giggle.
And by "we," Henriques means her mom
Jane, her dad Tony and her sisters, Jennifer
and Kelly.
Henriques cares a lot about her family
and goes home whenever she can to visit
them, said Rosemarie Clouston, Susan's
campaign manager and good friend.
"Susan is one of the most dedicated peo-
ple I've ever met," Clouston said. "Once she
puts her mind to something, it gets done,
and it gets done well."
Even if it means performing rock concerts
with her sisters.
From hanging out to rocking out, the
Henriques sisters always had their share
of fun.


ana maKeup to get ready ror me big snow.
"We were crazy kids," Henriques said
with a bashful smile.
"Susan is one of the most dedi-
cated people I've ever met."
Rosemarie Clouston
Susan Henriques' campaign manager

She said the object of the girls' affection
growing up was their first dog, a Labrador
mix named Cookie.
As she toyed with the rubber bands that
held her green platform cards together in
the Reitz Union last week, she explained
that her family had Cookie for about a year
and a half.
But upon moving to an apartment with
strict no-pet laws; the Henriques family
faced the facts: Cookie had to take a little
trip to the pound.
When Henriques was in second grade,
her family moved to a house in Orlando.
Soon thereafter, she said, they adopted
two stray dogs, whom they named Cookie


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Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
Susan Henriques is running for Student Body treasurer as an independent candidate
in this year's election.
II and Brownie. to have a dog of her own when she gets
Apparently they decided to stick with the older.
sweet-tooth theme. "I've always been an animal lover in gen-
Henriques said her parents still have eral," she said, "but I definitely want a dog
Cookie II and Brownie today, and she plans when I get older."


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change the law, go to Atlanta
and become a lobbyist.'"
Closer to- home, Florida
State University has seen a 10
percent increase in spam since
October 2005. About 75 per-
cent of e-mail coming into its
systems is considered spam.
Director of University
Computing Services Mike
Barker said spam increases
seem to be the trend among
universities nationwide.
"It's a continually evolv-
ing thing, trying to outsmart
the spammers," he said.
"It does require baby-sit-
ting," he added.
FSU recently changed its


policy, requiring a usemame
and password to access stu-
dent "directory information"
.online. Barker said this deci-
sion had nothing to do with
spam problems.
The university experi-
enced a 25 percent increase
in total e-mail
Special volume since
October 2005,
from 750,000 to
1.1 million.
UF, which does not require
a login to access student in-
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a fourfold increase in un-
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18 months.
Like UF, FSU employs one
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its student e-mail accounts.
Some speculate that


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OFF THEA NAu L,

Graphic novelists speak at comics conference


By KENT RUSSELL
and KEVIN MAHADEO
Avenue Writers

Scholars from across the world came to
Gainesville this weekend to discuss the liter-
ary importance of overlooked comic books
and children's books such as "The Cat in the
Hat" and "Calvin and Hobbes."
The three-day-long fourth annual UF
Conference on Comics addressed the issue
of childhood and comics giving validation
of comics and animation as a concrete form of
literature.
Molly Bang, an award-winning author of
children's books, kicked off the event with her
hour-long keynote, "Exploring Comics," to an
audience of about 50 at the Alachua County
District Library Headquarters on Thursday. "
"We use comics to show life, death and life
again," Bang said.
Bang provided an overview of comics as a


narrative artwhile also dissecting the strengths their life through a Shands at UF palliative
and weaknesses of two of her works, "Goose" medicine program, said Bang influenced her
and "Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight to share comics with the children.
to Save the Bays." "You'd think MTV is what they want,
Many elements make com- Seuss is one ofe best- but they want substance,"
ics a powerful avenue for Grantham said.
expressing emotion, she said. selling authors in the Friday, the second day of
The illustrations strip passions world, but he isn't taken the conference, was wracked
to their most basic elemerits, seriously. It's seen as edu- with excitement and disap-
making them more robust than national material and not a pointment.
the printed word alone. i Philip Nel dressed in a
Sibet Grantham, a retired erar blue shirt and mustard-yel-
first grade teacher, said Bang Philip Nel low, polka-dot tie gave
and the conference's emphasis Conference speaker a speech titled "Annotated
on childhood helped her better Anarchy: Under the Hats of
understand the artistic merit of Seuss and his Cats."
comic books. "Seuss is one of the best-selling authors in


"I just never understood comics,"
Grantham said. "I guess I used to have a
prejudice."
Grantham, who now provides support for
terminally ill children in the last six weeks of


the world, but he isn't taken seriously," Nel
said. "It's seen as educational material and
not a literary work."
Unfortunately, guests were met at the
door of Smathers Library on Friday night to


Students decide fate of SG Internet voting this week


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Writer
acancino@alligator.org

After years of controversy, stu-
dents not Student Government
officials will finally decide the
future of Internet voting during this
week's SG election.
Students will vote Tuesday and
Wednesday on an initiative that will
include Intemet voting as an option
for the Fall SG election.
Internet voting will allow stu-
dents to vote from any computer
connected to the Intemet by using
their GatorLink usemame and
password.
"I am very excited," said Susan
Henriques, independent candidate
for Student Body treasurer, who,
wrote the initiative and worked to
put it on the ballot. "I feel that it is
going to pass."
Initiatives, if approved, become
SG law.
A year ago, the Impact and
Progress parties tried to put a simi-
lar initiative on the ballot, but the
SG Supreme Court blocked them
because the initiative was improp-


early written.
Last Summer, a temporary com-
mittee researched whether Internet
or intranet voting voting from
designated computers on campus
- would be more secure.
The security of Internet voting
has been an issue for about five
years. In recent years, various SG
commit-
.tees have
."-: been cre-
Sated to
research
the feasi-
bility of Intemet voting.
The Summer committee recom-
mended using intranet voting and.
deemed Intemet voting insecure be-
cause, in the committee's opinion, it
could be more susceptible to fraud.
After the committee's findings,
Henriques, then a student sena-
tor, wrote an amendment to allow
Intemet voting, but the Student
Senate blocked it.
As a result of the committee's
findings, during the Fall election
intranet voting debuted with wide-
spread glitches, including lack of
available computers and students


voting for incorrect candidates.
However, the voter turnout dur-
ing that election increased by about
2,000 voters.
"[Intranet voting] was a step in
the right direction," Henriques said.
"It was helpful but not what the
students want."
Under the current system, the SG
supervisor of elections can select one
of three ways for students to cast a
ballot- paper ballots, electronic vot-
ing and intranet voting none of
which allow students to vote from
home.
Supervisor of Elections Erika
Kane said she would be happy to
have the option to use Internet vot-
ing, but she would not use it if she
were re-nominated to hold her posi-
tion again in the Fall.
"[Intemet voting] takes away
from the security of the polling loca-
tions where you are by yourself,"
she said.
Kane said in her opinion, Internet
voting was not secure enough.
"Yeah, you are not allowed to
(share your GatorLink usemame
and password), but people do," she
said.


However, Henriques said the
initiative also allows the supervisor
of elections to chose one polling
location on campus where students
can cast their votes.
Adam Roberts, Unite Party
leader, and Amanda Kane, the Unite
spokeswoman, both helped write
the Internet voting initiative.
"This is an issue important for
the students," Roberts said. "And it
was brought straight to them."
Although Unite is advocating
online voting in its platform, Roberts


Spring
2005
I


The Impact and
Progress parties
tried to put an online
voting initiative on
the ballot, but the
SG Supreme Court
blocked them.


Summer
I


A temporary SG
committee is created
to research whether
Internet or intranet
voting is more
secure.


said the initiative is nonpartisan.
Henriques said she appreciates
Unite endorsing the issue in its
platform so that more students get
to hear about it.
"As long as [the initiative] passes,
I don't care who endorses it as long
as the students get to vote and de-
cide on the issue," enriques said.
Swamp Party spokesman Josh
Weiss said his party does not have
an official stand, but it will sup-
port whatever the students decide
Tuesday and Wednesday.


Spring
2006
1


Intranet voting
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l For Rent
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Sick of sharing a bathroom?
Get your own this fall!
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BATH
Roommate Matching*Close to UF!
*Cable*Gated*24 HR Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-26-72-1

Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Annual lease
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
4-26-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-26-72-1

Just.Bring Your Clothes
Preleasing Huge 2&3 Beds
Cable *W/D*Pool*Gym*Pets Ok
All we need is you! 372-8100
www.greenwichgreen.net
4-26-72-1

NEWLY RENOVATED
HUGE 1, 2, & 3BR* Pool
Affordable & Quiet living
Indv lease avail 1.5 miles to UF
Renting for Fall 377-7401 4-26-72-1

1,2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-26-72-1

GET YOURS!
Furnished Luxury @ Its Finest
PC lab Nev 24 hr GYM*
Located in the heart of G'ville!
From $499 352-271-3131
4-26-72-1

Walk to SFCC

Roll out of bed and
into class.
$439 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match.
379-9300
4-26-72-1


S For Rent
furnished

Spacious 4BR Condo. Less than one mile
from UF. Spring & annual leases. 4BR/4BA
w/private BA. All util. incl. $400/MO each.
Call now 954-560-7286 2-28-36-1


ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual Bedroom Leases
Semester leases
$399-$620/MO
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-14-61-1

Rent a 2BR/2BA Apt. Fully furnished in
UNIVERSITY COMMONS WEST for 6
months. Within 1 mi. of UF. Bargain $800.00.
Call 1-352-258-1184 or jnalfaro@aol.com
3-3-30-1

UNBEATABLE MAY SPECIALS
2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA*4BR/4BA
Roommate matching*Cable w/5
HBO's*FREE ethernet*Cyber Cafe*
2 Pools*24 Hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for May! *373-9009
4-26-52-1

GET REAL @
LEXINGTON CROSSING!
2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA*4BR/4BA
RMM Match*Cable w/5 HBO's
FREE Ethernet* Cyber Cafe
2 Pools*24 Hr Gym*Tanning
373-9009
4-26-52-1

***UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST***
Fully furnished 4 BR/ 4BA, Swimming Pool
Individual leases, $350 Avail. Now
Call 278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com 3-7-20-1

***LA MANCHA APARTMENTS***
Enjoy all-inclusive individual leases. $350.
Within walking distance to UF Fully furn
4BR/ 2BA. Avail Now! 352-278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com 3-7-20-1

ROOM:AVAILABLE NOW
in NW home w/big yard for serious female
N/S student. 10 min from campus. 352-281-
8935 2-27-10-1

Room for rent in beautiful quiet family neigh-
borhood, community pool and near SFCC.
Female only $500/mo incl cable and electric
Amy 339-5087 3-6-15-1


For Rent
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4&5BR Townhouses
WALKTO UF! Individual leases,
All-Inclusive Rents: Ethernet, Electric,
Cable, Roommate Match, Furn 372-3557
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampus.com
4-26-50-1

* Large-Private 3 BED, 3 BATH
* FURNISHED, NEW WASHER/DRYER
* SPRING/SUMMER LEASE
* CLOSE TO CAMPUS, BUT HAVE SPACE
* $375 CALL 772-713-1614 3-3-101

Room available (student SFCC/UF) in
Rockwood Villas 3BR/3BA W/D, FE cable
modem. Friendly, studious, clean. $385/
mo + 1/3 electric bill. Call 352-284-7713
or 352-871-6040. email soniadv@ufl.edu
3-20-15-1

COUNTRYSIDE-SW 23rd St. Top fir, 4BR/
4BA apt. 1rm avail imm; 2 others avail 8/16.
Very nicely furn. All utils, cable, inet incl.
Walk-in closets, W/D. Females only $425/
mo/ea. 1st, last, $250 sec. 941-661-0462
2-28-5-1

EFFICIENCY CONDO Prairiewood thru July
or ? Woods view, remodeled incl kitchen &
carpet. Cable w/hs prewire, coin W/D on
prem. Lease $425/mo, $200 dep. 352-281-
4588 3-21-15-1

CONDO-Countryside at Univ. 4BR/4BA
$425/mo. On 2 bus routes; close to UF. Call
772-633-0516 or email hamklh@aol.com
3-27-20-1


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S unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901.4-26-72-2

Available Now at UF
1 and 2 Br's from $555
Laundry on site. Pets ok!
Wood floors, balconies availalbe.
Open until 8PM Weekdays 371-7777
4-26-72-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
4-26-72-2


S For Rent
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Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $489
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
4-26-72-2


AUGUST AVAILABILITY
* 1,2 & 3 BR's! HUGE Floorplans
* Water/sewer included! Pets OK
* Affordable $559-$799
* Bus/Bike to UF* 335-7275


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 BAY APTSO
*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus 0*
1-1 $460/moO*2-1 $520/mo
www.sunisland.info 0**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!
* 1BR 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


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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

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

The Avenues across from UF
2/2's .with W/D
Alarm, D/W, Parking
From $590 per BR suite. 371-0769
4-26-72-2

3BR's for Fall at UF
From $420 per BR suite
Vaulted ceilings, pets ok
Laundry on site. Micro
Open Weekends 371-7777
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 FALL
1 br $609, 2br $669, 3br $880
Great location Spacious Incl some utils
Alarms, Park FREE @ UF, Pets welcome
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-26-72-2


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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 O* $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats ** $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft ** $725/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft ** $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
4-26-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
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/1BA Apt. $475
2BR/1.5BA Apt. $575
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2

***Afforadable and Quiet***
1/1, 2/2.5 TH& 4/2.5 TH
Spacious floorplans in great location.
FREE gym membership.
FREE parking across from UF.
Leasing for Fall 2006 (352) 332-7401
4-26-72-2


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

BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
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Campus Realty
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
www.campusrealtygroup.com/rentals
4-26-72-2

GIGANTIC
1, 2, & 3 BR flats w/porches
FREE Alarm, FREE Tanning, W/D
24hr Gym, PC Lab, Pool, w/Sundeck
Gated Entry 372-0400
4-26-71-2

BIG LUXURY
2/2 Flats & 3/3 Townhomes w/Garage
FREE Tanning*FREE Alarms*W/D*
Cyber Cafe*Gated Entry*Screened Porches
24hr Gym & Sauna*Pool w/Sundeck
We Love Pets* ONLY 1.5 miles to UF
Now Leasing for Fall*372-0400
4-26-71-2

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
Studios/1/2 BRs from,$589
Central Air, Wood Floors.
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Reserve for Fall 371-0769
4-26-69-2

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 Sharids. 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

1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
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Gator Place 2br/1ba condo, newly renovat-
ed, d/w, hkups, near ShandsNet School/bus
lines edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
4-26-65-2

SW Lg 1br, Iba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
4-26-65-2

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 $525 mo
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 & Slowtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866)
4-26-62-2

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

CUPID'S SPECIAL!
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 FORYOUR MONEY
1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380.
352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
313's from only $405 per Bdrm
414'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

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

Avail Aug 1 Studio home. One block from
campus. Very nice, wood floors, fireplace.
106 SW 12th St. Call 339-2342 $475/mo.
Washldryer provided. 2-28-20-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA home. Ceramic tile
throughout, game room, W/D provided,
fenced yard, pets ok. $12251mo 1330 NW
39th St. Call 339-2342 for directions. 2-
28-20-2

4BR/2BA home avail Aug 1. Nice clean
home, private lot, -fireplace, tile floors,
washerldry provided, garage. 2606 NW
34th St. $13751mo 339-2342 2-28-20-2

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

BLOCKS TO UFI 4BR houses from $1500/
MO, 3BR houses from $10751MO, 2BR apts
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO.
Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com
or Call.Carol 377-3852 3-31-37-2

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


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DOWNTOWN LIVING
2/1 condo close to everything. Italian tile firs.
Pets ok. Rent 1 or both rms. $365/ea. Month
to month or longer ok. Call 352-262-1351
2-28-13-2

Village Loft Apts. 1BR Loft apts. 650 & 750
sq. ft. Starting @ $490MO Quiet, wooded
setting. FREE monitored alarm system. 6400
SW 20th Ave. Call 332-0720 3-31-30-2

Countryside at University student condo for
rent. 3 individual units at $420/mo for annual
leases in August. Pool, jacuzzi, BB court,
open parking, great bus route, all utl incl. No
pets. Call Dan 352-328-1574 3-6-15-2

Lofts & Townhomes
Lease for Aug. 20flrplans 1-5BR next to UF
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampus.com ** 376-6223
4-26-50-2

Walk to UF and Shands
1BR/1BA $375-$475
2BR/1.5BA Townhouse
Washer/Dryer $575
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com
4-26-44-2

PALMETTO WOODS, 3BR/2BA, garage, tile
floors, W/D, month-to-month lease, $950/
mo. Avail now. Drive by 3815 NW 21st Dr.,
then call 378-5467 3-3-10-2

HOUSES $400-9751mo. 1 to 4 bed houses
close to campus! Central AC, wood
floors, W/D hook ups, enclosed porches,
see photos @ rentalworkshop.com 870-
0904 or 318-4553 3-23-14-2

WOODLAND TERRACE
2BR/1BA private courtyard, new appli-
ances, flooring, bus route. Off SW 34 St
near Williston Rd. From 5:30 335-0420
3-6-10-2

Palm Trees. Beautiful, spacious home. 8
rooms + 400 sq. ft., screened porch. 3BR/
1BA, W/D, short bike to UF $1230/mo
+util. No pets. Lease Fall 275-1259. Email
ATucker458@aol.com. 3-6-10-2

320 SW 12th St. Hardwood floors, fireplace,
screened porch, sunroom. Spacious 4BR/
1.5BA. Lg living room, WD, new AC, DW.
Sublet avail, in summer, Fall lease $1920
+ util. 275-1259 or ATucker458@aol.com
3-6-10-2

***CONVENIENT NW 3BR HOME***
Close to everything. Updated w/new ap-
pliances. 1400 sq ft, W/D hk-ups. Quiet.
$850/mo. Avail now. 820 NW 29th PI. Call
214-9270 4-26-40-2

4BR/2BA HOUSE. MUST SEE!
Avail 8/1. New tile floors, W/D, fenced. 1.8
miles to UF No pets. 3532 NW 7th Ave.
$1250/mo. Call 373-1558 or 246-8645 3-
8-10-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS DOWNTOWN
* 2.5 BR upper, hardwood floors, ceiling
fans, front and back porches, $750/mo.
* Efficiency $450/mo includes utilities. No
Dogs. First, last security. 378-3704.
3-31-21-2

****WALK TO UF****
Available now! One room in large house,
hardwood floors, ceiling fans, W/D. 5 blocks
from UF. Ample parking. $325/mo including
utilities. Call 352-283-5411 3-9-10-2

2BR/1BA HOUSE. 4 blocks to UF Fenced
yard, plenty of space, W/D hkups, $800/mo.
Available immediately 1821 NW 6th Ave. Call
Campus Realty 336-3900 3-3-5-2

1 Block to UF! Across from Stadium
2 ROOM Efficiency w/shared bathroom.
$285/mo. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
1494 2-28-2-2

*NW 39 Ave Lg 2BR/2BA. Fancy loft w/costly
laminate floor, wood pattern. Good neighbor-
hood. $640-650 Nice NW 2BR/2BA, gated
patio, trees. $530-540. *Roommate to share
2BR $300-350 373-8310 3-3-5-2

MARCH RENT FREE!
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 3-3-5-2


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ATTRACTIVE 2 STORY HOME NEAR THE
PRAIRIE. 2 or 3BR/1BA screened porch,
carport, big yard, W/D, all appliances. Avail
now. $795/mo. 352-665-9547 3-7-7-2


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.
immediately. 3-9-41-3

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 3-8-35-3

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 e-mail smonroe@tampabay.rr.com.
3-7-20-3

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.
2-28-15-3

DOWNTOWN LIVING
2/1 condo close to everything. Italian tile firs.
Pets ok. Rent 1 or both rms. $365/ea. Month
to month or longer ok. Call 352-262-1351
2-28-13-3

Sublease 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse
35th Place, 1/2 mile South of Archer Rd.
$540/mo + $350 sec. I
321-287-9692 or 352-375-1280
Available March 1 or Sooner!
3-10-20-3

$300-$325/mo. Super close to campus +
on bus route. Walk-in closets, central hFat
& air, washer & dryer, very nice & great
deal! 870-0904 or 318-4553 3-23-14-3 -

JOB TRANSFER moving 6 months left on
lease. 2BR/1BA 1100 sq. ft., plenty of room.
Gym, pool. $580/mo. 352-494-5382 or 504-
401-2959 Ricky 2-27-5-3 -

Beautiful, bright townhouse for sublese.
Large windows, new carpet, walk-in closet.
2BR/1.5BA. $600/nfo Avail now! Call Liddy
@ 352-562-9793 2-28-5-3

Only $300 a month!
1BR in 2/1 on NW 3rd Ave. Very close to
campus. 954-258-8485 2-28-5-3

1BR/BA in 3BR/3BA. Clean male apartment
at Tivoli apts on SW 13th St. $250/mo + $50
utilities. W/D incl. Personal bathroom. Call
352-871-2455 2-28-5-3

Summer sublease for female. Pvt bath, furn.
Campus Club $375/mo Ethernet, full ameni-
ties. Sand volleyball, pool, gym. Call Lauren
954-593-7448 3-27-20-3

1BR in 2BR/2BA townhouse for sublease.
W/D available.. 20, 21 bus passing by.
Walking distance to supermarket & UF gym.
3640 SW 20th Ave. Ask for $300 + 1/2 util.
Free deposit. Call 352-262-6912 after 5pm.
2-28-5-3

FIRST MONTH FREE!
Madisonpointe.org; Avail. now.; lbr/lba
729 sq ft; $679/mo + util W/D, alarm; on
UF bus route. Call Henry @ 305-815-6092
3-10-12-3

Avail 3/1/06 pvt. bed/bth, office, screen
balcony, w/d hkup, 2 pools, storage, walk-in
closets, furn. living rm/office, buS*Ie #16,
near campus & dwntwn 352-281-5281 3-
1-5-3

1BR/1BA @ Oxford Manor. Furnished, start-
ing May, lease renewal optional, $719/mo
w/o utilities and internet, 1 mi from campus.
Great amenities. Call 305-815-2456. 3-9-
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1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA TREEHOUSE
VILLAGE. Ceiling fans, pets welcome. On
bus rte. $310/mo + $200 dep. Avail. March
11th thru-Aug. Call 352-682-6504. 3-3-6-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA. Pet friendly, close to
shopping, pool. Deposit already paid. $520/
mo Avail Mar 1 July 31. 561-253-4395 3-
2-5-3

1BR/1BA Apt, in Windmeadows. Walk to
Butler Plaza Pool view. $570/mo negotiable.
Call 352-281-2832. End April 30. Avail imme-
diately. -3-5-3

Do you want to rool out of bed & go to class?
Are you sick of having roommates? Then
this huge 1BR is for you! 2 blks to UF. W/D,
Scent AC, wd firs, courtyard & tons of closet
space. $799/mo. Avail May1. 321-508-9413
3-3-5-3


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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

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 davem@ufl.edu
3-8-40-4

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
3-2-35-4

Countryside Condo 2BR/2BA avail in Jan in
4BR/4BA. Ethernet & util. incl, W/D, nicely
furn. secri 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

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

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 3-3-25-4

ROOM AVAILABLE ASAP in 2/2 Vintage
View Condo. Quiet, clean community. $450/
MO Call Matt 407-702-8019 2-28-17-4

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.
2-27-14-4

- Female roommate wanted 2BR/2.5BA $465
+1/2 util./mo Cable/phone/HS int., AC, alarm,
DW, W/D, parking, pool, gym, bus stop, near
campus. Non-smoking 407-782-2105 3-
9-21-4

DOWNTOWN LIVING
2/1 condo close to everything. Italian tile firs.
Pets ok. Rent 1 or both rms. $365/ea. Month
to month or longer ok. Call 352-262-1351
2-28-13-4

Female roommate wanted
in 3/3 in rockwood Villas. $500/MO Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 4-26-48-4

Need Roommates. Gorgeous 4BR fully
furnished house w/large backyard. 4 blocks
North of stadium. On 21st Street & 4th Place.
Call 561-213-6126. 3-2-10-4

$300-$325/mo. Super close to campus +
on bus rftte. Walk-in closets, central heat
& air, washer & dryer, very nice & great
deal 870-0904 or 318-4553 3-23-14-4


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**ROOMMATES NEEDED ASAP**
To share w/grad student. 3BR/2BA new
townhome. Bus to UF, pool, gym volleyball,
tennis courts, gated $350/mo + util. Call
727-729-1561 or celtic67@ufl.edu 3-6-10-4

ARLINGTON SQUARE DOWNTOWN
1BR avail in 3BR apt, private BA, loft, vaulted
ceilings, W/D, pool. $483/mo avail AUG 1st.
352-328-1396 2-28-5-4

A roommate wanted for 3BR/2BA home on 5
acres. 8 miles from UF. $500/mo all incl. Call
352-466-3652 3-7-10-4

Need Roommates! 4BR/2BA house $435
+ shared utilities. Fenced yard, DW, W/D,
close to campus available fall '06. Call
Marlana 727-510-5561 3-8-10-4

$300/mo util included & cable, internet. Must
be a student Spanish Trace Apts. in Butler
Plaza. Call 283-2835 3-9-10-4

SUMMER LEASE
2 rooms in 4BR/4BA condo. W/D, pool, full
kitchen, 2 bus lines. Avail May thru Aug.
$325/mo per room. John 786-436-1657
3-3-5-4

WANTED: Clean Female to share 2BR, 2
bath with male on Archer Rd. 4 mi. from UF
Cent H&A, washer & dryer, cable & phone,
no pets, rent $250 plus 1/2 util. 352-281-
1415 3-3-5-4

1Bdrm with private bath in NE GVL Home.
Quiet Neighborhood. 15 min drive to cam-
pus. $300/mo + 1/2 util. 1st, last, $200 se-
curity. Home 375-5377 Work: 373-6066 ask
for Sue. 3-3-5-4

1BR/1BA in 2/2 furnished condo off Archer
Rd. Close to campus. Incl W/D. Female
non-smoker. No pets. $350/mp + util + 1/2
maintenance fee. Call Kristine 352-572-5819
3-10-10-4


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Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find

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

NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
3-31-97-5

*NEW 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-200's.
Call Eric Wild 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

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

Hot Student Condos Near UF
Save Thousands When You Buy Now
FREE LIST OF UF CONDOS
www.Condos-Near-UF.com
Campus Realty Group 4-26-52-5

2 4BR/4BA's FOR SALE BY OWNER.
Countryside and University Terrace.
Near pool. Great location. On bus line.
2 miles from campus 407-620-1555
4-26-45-5

4BR/2.5BA HOUSE six blocks from sta-
dium. 1965 sq ft. Very nice house and
area. Fireplace in master. 625 NW 19th St..
$325,000. Call 352-339-2342 Owner/Agent.
2-28-7-5


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2BR/2BA CONDO
in beautiful Treehouse Village.
Less than 2 mi from campus. Will sell
furnished. $115,900. Call Scott Hancock,
Campus Realty for more info. 352-359-1678
3-29-20-5

ROCKWOOD VILLAS
By owner. 3/3 townhouse on bus route.
Close to University & Mall. W/D, tile floor &
more. Very well maintained. Call now 305-
926-8120 3-9-10-5


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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
352-377-9846 4-26-72-6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BRAND NEW FURNITURE
****Shop On-line@*00
Mattress Sets $169
5pc. Bedroom Sets $495
And Much More! Delivered to your door!
www.gowfb.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


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Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
rarity. 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 NEW! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600

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

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

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

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

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846.4-26-72-6

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

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 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


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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
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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

New- Prepaid adult internet access cards.
$20 card 30 day access unlimited $5 card 3
day access unlimited. No credit card needed.
1st only. Email intcard123@hotmail.com for
order & payment instructions. 3-2-5-10

CAMERA EQUIPMENT
Nikon FG with flash attachment and rianual;
Sigma 28mm, f/2.8; Nikon 50mm, f/1.8;
Quanteray zoom lens (80-200), f/3.8; Kalimar
UV filter. $275 for all. 395-4111 2-28-3-10


** 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 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-26-72-11

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

***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

SCOOTER, 50 CC, SUZUKI Powered, 2005,
oil injected, lots of storage, Over 100 mpg.
Has warranty. Park anywhere. ONLY $795/
OBO. 262-4673 3-10-20-11


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Suzuki Powered 4-stroke, automatic, 2
passenger, ABS, remote security system,
back rest, windshield, goes 65 mph. Factory
warranty. Brand new. Only $1495. 262-4673.
3-10-18-11

1997 Suzuki 500 GSE.
Blue, approx. 16k mi, Good condition.
$1800 neg. Call Mark at 352-318-7101
2-27-5-11

KAWASAKI 1994 zx6e
600cc sportbike, female driven, ready to run,
low miles, new brakes and tires. $2800. Call
201-913-7550, Liz. 2-27-5-11

1980 Kawasaki 440LTD
- $1200. Looks good, runs great! 19k miles.
Email coynelawrence@communicomm.com
for PDF. 386-266-7330 2-27-5-11

HOMNDA 250 REBEL
New paint, seat, tire, 13k miles. Just ser-
viced. Very clean. Excellent beginner bike.
Looks like small Harley. Only $1495. Call
262-4673 3-3-7-11

2003YAMAHAZUMA
For sale. New battery, new brakes, new
grips, new mirrors, new seat! Great condi-
tion, runs great! $1200/OBO. Call Sydney:
239-404-7484 3-1-5-11

For Sale Verucci x7 2005 Motorcycle. Runs
great. Brand new. I am moving. Asking
$1200 or best offer. Call 352-226-6863 or
352-495-7360. 3-9-10-11

Honda Elite Scooter 125 cc
Less than 3000 miles. $1000. Call 352-466-
9247. 2-28-3-11'

SUPER 9 KYMCO SCOOTER
Liquid-cooled, carbon fiber exhaust. 50mph
easy, new tires. $1300/OBO. Call for list of
extras. Call 352-538-7042 3-3-5-11


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*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
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Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 -
4-26-72-12

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

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

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
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Sun City Auto
No Credit Check "O" Down & Up
www.suncityautosales.com 338-1999 3-31-
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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
$3500 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
3-10-42-12

SUN CITY AUTO
Test drive any vehicle and
*GET A 3 DAY, 2 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12

PONTIAC SUNFIRE SE 1997
WHITE, CONVERTIBLE $4000/OBO
Great cond, exc sound sys 373-6571 3-3-
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'99 TAURUS SE FORD
Red and sporty!, V6, auto, A/C works great,
100K mi, new brakes. Under Blue Book value
at $2450 OBO. 407-415-2951 2-27-5-12

1989 OLDS REGENCY
Runs well: brakes, exhaust, and tires all
good! Perfect for airport and beach trips!
$500/OBO. email: metric13@ufl.edu pic/info
2-28-5-12

MAZDA MIATA 1990
Great condition! $3000. 772-519-4759 3-
1-5-12

OLDSMOBILE 1986
Cutlass Ciera. Clean fair condition, A/C
$1100. 376-6265. 3-3-6-12
IMMACULATE 2005 Hyundai Elantra. Still
under warranty, power locks & windows, CD
player & cruise control. Priced @ $11,600.
($1600 BELOW BLUEBOOK) Call 828-215-
3532 MUST SELL! 3-3-6-12


*1 Wanted

THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
STransport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening-Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
3-3-39-13
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 3-3-39-13

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


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ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution-and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-26-72-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14
CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-26-72-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
26-72-14
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitiv\ipay. 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
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Help Wanted


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
OCo-Ed Camp
OSeven weeks
ORoom 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

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Earn between $12-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com.
Great Opportuntiy. For info contact Jason
379-3663 3-10-44-14

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


S ^Help Wanted


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
from foreign languages.
* If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver jenlsilver@yahoo.com
3-10-39-14

Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate. 352-371-5888
x 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive. 2-28-29-14

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.
EOEIAAIMFDV
2-28-22-14

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

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






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ANa ew awere ao warIta be
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

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

NOW-HIRING A 5YRS. OR MORE EXP.
WINDOW TINTER
FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CALL MAIN
STREET DETAILING AT 352-376-4649 2-
28-17-14

NEW TECHNOLOGY
PT/FT Reps needed to Market VolP
Voice Over IP wireless & telecom
products. Must Be Self-Motivated.
Leave Message @ 1-866-644-2961
3-9-20-14

SUMMER COUNSELORS
YMCA CAMP MCCONNELL is looking for
male/female counselors for coed, over-ngiht
summer camp. Must live on-site. Salary +
room and board. Call 352-466-3587 3-16-
15-14


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PT help. 15-25 hrs. Day or evening shift.
The Village Market, Haile Plantation. Apply
within. 380-0111, call for directions only
2-27-10-14


WANT TO WORK ON CAMPUS?
Gator Dining Services located on the UF/
Campus is hiring supervisors, cashiers,'
cooks, line severs, and dishwashers. Flex
hours, competitive pay and I great work-
ing environment. Apply at Gator Dining
Services, B73 Reitz Union, Museum Rd or
online at www.gatordining.com 2-27-10-14

BEST PT JOB YOU'LL EVER HAVE
Executive/Personal Assistant. needed
ASAP for Gainesville-based business.
Great experience for Business/Marketing,
PR or Advertising majors. Should be very
organized and detailed. 12-15 hours/week,
flexible to your schedule. Must have reli-
able car, cellphone and computer with
email. Microsoft Office and Internet search
skills a plus. Send inquiries to Amanda at
amanda34@ufl.edu 2-27-10-14

Bright enthusiastic, industrious workers
'wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
St. 2-28-10-14

Increase your income immediately!!! Go to
www.thepeoplesvitamin.com. 100% Risk.
Free; No Gimmicks!!! 3-21-20-14

MANAGER NEEDED
Great opportunity, great salary, potential for
growth, Gatorfood.com is looking for. moti-
vated, responsible, personable people. For
more info call David 379-3663. 3-10-20-14

Window Blind Installer
PT, flexible hours, exp. helpful, pay $7-10/hr.
Call 339-4600. 2-28-10-14

$10HR OFFICE ASSISTANT
Order processing, MS Office
4001 Newberry Rd., E4, G'ville.
Email: info@jacksonllc.com. 3-21-20-14

GRANITE FABRICATOR/ INSTALLER
Jackson Industries Stoneworks
4001 Newberry Rd., E4, G'ville
Email: infor@jacksonllc.com 3-21-20-14

Computer Programmer Needed: Fulltime,
Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm Design, develop, test
software for dental industry. Must be famil-
iar with dental terms, tooth forms & gums.
Reqs: Master degree, 30 months exp., good
English skills, C++ MFC. Send resume to
resume@floridaprobe.com. 3-28-25-14

Store Manager
PLATO'S CLOSET
Tired of the mall hours!
Full-time. Prior retail mgmt. experi-
ence. Salary, bonus, great opportunity!!!
Resumes: dollars4clothes@bellsouth.net.
2-28-10-14

Clubhouse Grill
Hire waitstaff -Mostly nights
Accepting applications
between 2-4 weekdays 5112 NW 34th St.
(Across from the.YMCA) 3-1-10-14

FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS
Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing students
to help with meal plan sales from May- July
on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs. a week, $10/
hr pluse cash bonuses, flexible hours and
evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy inter-
acting with others in a professional manner
and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer
service or volunteer experience a plus. Apply
online atwww.gatordining.com 3-1-10-14

HALF-TIME POSITION AT GAINESVILLE
BASED WOMEN'S MEDICAL RESEARCH
COMPANY. Grad Student or Major in EE,
Biomed, ME Graphic Arts Tech, Or CISE.
Fax 1 page Resume to Mary at 375-6111.
3-23-20-14

$50+/hour. Tutor 2nd yr Chem. Engineer
student in Computer Model Formulation
COT3502 & Elem Trans Phenom ECH3264.
321-243-8382 or chico3440@hotmail.com
3-2-10-14

MOVIE EXTRAS, ACTORS, MODELS!
Make $75-$250/day,
All ages and faces wanted!
No exp. Required, FT/PT!
800-851-6131 3-24-20-14


'LIMP GROUND CREW
Fulltime nationwide travel, must be 21, drug
free, no criminal background, physically fit,
good driving record. Contact Steve 407-363-
7777 3-6-10-14

Florida Dental Board Preparation, Inc. seeks
practicing/dentist for Gainesville location to
work with company administrators to cre-
ate and compile teaching manuals, teach
board prep courses, manage web-site and
respond to inquiries, evaluate patients for
participation in clinical exam. FT, evenings
& weekends. Mail resume: Attn: Personnel
Director, 304 Gomer St., Yorktown Heights,
NY 10598. 3-6-10-14

LIGHT MAINTENANCE
Part-Time. Eff. Apt. Provided. NE Gainesville
Reply to: PO Box 1496, Ocala FL 34478 3-
6-10-14

ESCAPE TO THE SHENANDOAH MTNS
OF WEST VIRGINIA Timber Ridge Camp,
co-ed, seeking fun, energetic staff, to work
with children for the summer. Top salary,
travel allowance. A representative will be
on campus for interviews Wed., March 1st
after 5 pm. Call for appt. 800-258-2267
Email: trcamps@aol.com 3-1-7-14

Earn $100
when you consolidate any student loans over
$10,000 and lower you interest rate. 904-
708-8126 3-6-10-14

PT/FT KITCHEN HELP.
Apply in person Maui Teriyaki. 600 NW 71st.
St. 3-7-10-14

PT LEASING CONSULTANT
Must be avail to work this summer. Exp a
plus. Professional atmosphere. Please con-
tact University Commons Apts. @ 377-6700
DFWP 2-28-5-14


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PROGRAMMER NEEDED Self-starter &
excellent out-of-the-box thinker. Project in-
volves programming of video special effects.
This is the project you went to school for.
Contact tysontax@hotmail.com 3-7-10-14

Female smokers, thin, feminine who enjoy
smoking socially needed for confidential
phone interview. Selected callers earn $50.
Leave neame and number, your call will be
returned. 818-741-8695 3-27-20-14

COUNSELORS Camp I Wekiza, Wekiza
Springs State Park, Apopka, FL Residential
Environmental Summer Camp. Orientation
6/6-9. Boys' camp 6/10-24. Girls' camp 6/24-
7/22. Contact MJ Meherg@worldnet.att.net
4-26-41-14

EVENTS SUPERVISORS!
Pt supervisors needed. Days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd job! Apply
at Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop. 352-375-4683 x 6500 3-3-7-14

WAREHOUSE MANAGER
FT Manager needed. Fast paced job with
great benefits. Ideal candidate should be
well organized, warehouse exp. helpful but
not necessary. Apply at Concessions Office,
South End Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium,
next to Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683
x6500 3-3-7-14 .

HORSE-SITTER/OVER-NIGHT. HOUSE-
SITTER. Grooming & stall cleaning, mostly
weekends, some exp w/horses necessary.
High Springs area. Call 352-317-1892.
William Dooley Saddlebreds. 2-27-3-14

Data manipulation/entry-with other office
duties. Seeking 1-PT (Morning hours), 1-FT.
Starting $8/hr. Fast paced laid back office E
mail resume BURGREENENTINC@aol.com
or Fax 352-375-2474 3-1-5-14







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27,2006 m ALLIGATOR, 15


Help Wanted


NEB GURU NEEDED Experience in
-ITML, PHP, SQL & Graphic Design a must!
,all Jeff today 352-692-4343 or e mail
URGREENENTINC@aol.com 3-1-5-14

friendly, energetic, clerical staff needed for
ront counter. 2 part time positions avail.
Fues/Thurs, eves/wkends & Mon thru Thurs
Jays. Email resume to:

SERVERS
Only apply in person @ The Sovereign
Restaurant after 2pm at the service en-
trance. 12 SE 2nd Ave. 2-27-3-14

KNOW A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?
Make extra cash! Use your skills & make a
profit with www.jobcash.com 3-3-5-14

TEACHER'S AIDE PT OR FT
Req 60 college credits; Facilities Maint. PT,
Teacher. Einstein Charter School 335-4321
x 6. 2-27-3-14

CHILDCARE NEEDED
for 11 & 14 year olds. After school Mon 2-5
PM & Thurs. 5:30-10:00 PM. Some trans-
portation necessary. No homework. Call
377-843-1. 2-28-3-14

WEB/ GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERT
Local Online Travel Agency. Must know php,
sql, html, css! Comp. pay. Flex sched. 30 hrs/
wk. Call Adrian (305) 851-8232. 3-2-5-14
SECRETARY
Gatorfoodcom is looking, for personable
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people.
Customer svc. exp helpful. For more info
Call Meghan 379-3663. 3-10-11-14

CLASSIC CARWASH
now hiring guys + gals. PT/FT (positions,
including detailers). 3010 SW Archer Rd.
374-9227. 3-2-5-14

CHILDREN'S/ MATERNITY STORE
Part-time customer svc. help needed. Must
have retail exp. Must work with w/children.
Weecycle 5240 NW 34th St. 352-376-2212.
3-2-5-14

Get paid To Drive A Brand New Car!
Earn $800-$3200 a month to drive!
www.freedriverkey.com 3-3-5-14

GHOSTWRITING & EDITING
Reasonable rates. Call Mike 352-481-4926
3-3-5-14

NETWORK ADMIN & SUPPORT TECH
needed at 352mediagroup. Email resume to
jobs@352media.com 3-1-3-14

Wanted: GOOD EARS
for a hearing. study. Please contact Kim
@ 392-0601 ext 380 or kdf1108@ufl.edu.
Payment is $10/hr. 2-28-2-14
UPBEAT, OUTGOING HOSTESS to invite
& greet guests at Jewell's. 4 positions
avail, $71hr ALSO BARTENDERS &
WAITRESSES. Apply in person M-F, 2-
5pm, 108 S. Main St. 4-14-30-14

DELIVERY DRIVER
Daytime. Own car. Apply in person between
2 & 5pm. NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St.
3-3-5-14

SERVERS
Exp & friendly. Apply in person between 2
& 5 pm. NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St.
3-3-5-14

HELP WANTED: Friendly hostess for Liquid
Ginger Asian fine dining restaurant. Please
apply in person at 101 SE 2nd PI. Downtown
Suncenter or call 371-2323 for directions.
3-3-5-14

Catering Help
Wait Staff and Dishwashers
Great Environment/Weekends/Flexible Hrs
No Phone Calls/Must Have Experience
Email refs to events@sweetwaterinn.com
3-3-5-14


Services


TENNIS RACKET STRINGING
Fast Service Close to UF
Westside Park Tennis. 376-8250 2-28-
16-15


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AAA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
.4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
4-26-72-15


IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-26-72-15

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079.4-26-72-15

** BELLY DANCE r**
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
4-26-72-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-eqestrian.com 4-26-72-15

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

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

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

FOIL HI-LITES
1/2 head $65 Full head $85.
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
Hair by Glenda (352) 258-8431
3-1-35-15

HIP MOVES STUDIO
Personal Training $35 per hr
Belly Dance & Yoga Classes
Your first class FREE
692-0132 nicomadance.com
4-26-65-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-26-62-15

MATH TUTOR
7 years of experience. BS in Engineering,
UF. English/Spanish. Call Francisco @ 352-
494-8582 Sliding Scale Rates. 3-27-35-15.

African Hatian Style Dancing
Sun, Mon, Tues. Ages 19-45 $40/mo.
25 hrs/night. Help lose weight & feel great.
Call 352-333-9671 for locations and info.
May require future performances
2-27-15-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
Lots of experience. PhD in Mathematical
Physics. $15/hr. email. Andrew:
whimbrel@bellsouth.net 3-2-15-15

UF'S READING & WRITING CENTER:
Capturing cliches from your essays & releas-
ing them into the wild since the 1970's. FREE
WRITING HELP. www.at.ufl.edu/rwcenter 3-
3-5-15


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ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486)
IV sedation, Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Ctr
352-372-1664 www.breadroses.com
4-26-72-16

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-26-72-16.

UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 303-1573
4-26-72-16

THE TRUEYOU!
Lose 8715 pounds in 4 weeks
SOnly $99!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-26-71-16
There will be a meeting for
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Those who have lost a loved one to suicide
Wed, March 1st from 6:30-8:30 pm at
The Alachua County Crisis Center at
218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida.
Call 264-6789 if you have any questions
3-1-5-16


Typing Services


SAME DAY SERVICE: transcription, typing,
apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletter,
flyers, ads, logos. Resume service 17 yrs
exp. 24-hr turnaround. Connie 271-2677 2-
27-12-17


SsPersonals


Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call the
Matchmaker free @ 373-7272, 24 hrs. Great
way to meet cool people and it works. Chat
live with others. 4-26-72-19


SI Event Notices


ISYOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!

Free CLAST Workshop
UF Teaching Center workshop will help stu-
dents with the ELS, ESSAY, and MATH sec-
tions. ELS and ESSAY on Tues 2/14 from
3-4:30. MATH on Wed and Thurs 2/15-16
from 7-9 pm. Call 392-2010 to register.
2-15-5-20


PANCAKE BREAKFAST!
April 1,2006 8-10am
FUNDRAISER FOR
The Alachua County Council for the Blind
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16, ALLIGATOR 0 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 0(06'


Gators struggle at plate in shutout loss to Wake


* NO. 1 UF DROPPED TWO
DURING A THREE-GAME
TOURNAMENT AT HOME.

By SPENCER DAVIS-VANNESS
Alligator Staff Writer
sdvanness@alligator.org

The Gators' bats, their pre-
season strength, their high-pow-
ered weapons that drove in 40 runs
in three games during opening
weekend, all went AWOL Sunday.
The No. 1, but not for long,
UF baseball team (8-3) fell to un-
ranked Wake Forest 4-0 and was
outhit almost three to one in its
third and final game of the 2006
Pepsi Baseball Classic.
The tournament was an over-
all disappointment for the host
Gators, as they were hammered
14-5 by Missouri on Friday before
their loss to the Demon Deacons.
UF defeated Ohio State 10-3 on
Saturday to prevent its first three-
game losing skid since May.
"Our approach [from the plate]
just hasn't been what it needs to
be," junior shortstop Adam Davis
said. "We need to just do the little
thingsright. ... We have some guys
who are trying to do too much."
Missouri's All-American ace
Max Scherzer surprised no one in
frustrating UF at the plate Friday,
but a complete-game shutout by
Wake Forest's Charlie Mellies was .
a bit more unexpected.
"I think [Mellies] pitched ex-
tremely well, but we've got to
swing the bats better," UF coach
Pat McMahon said. "The work ef-
fort is there, but we've got to put


the ball in play."
On Sunday, the Gators simply
struggled to build momentum at
the plate.
Brian LeClerc singled in the
seventh inning to end a 0-for-9 UF
drought from the plate.
The crowd awoke, the "charge"
chant blasted from the loudspeak-
ers and Gavin Dickey promptly hit
into a double play.
In the eighth, the Gators placed
runners on first and second after


a fielding blooper that saw the
Demon Deacons' shortstop and
second baseman attempt to simul-
taneously tag UF's Austin Pride at
second.
Again, UF came up empty as
Chris Petrie struck out and Pride
was caught attempting to reach
third base.
And Sunday wasn't an anom-
aly. After starting off with a .333
tearfi batting average in opening-
weekend play against Cincinnati,


the Gators have slumped by a
hundred points down to .233 in
the following games.
Power from the plate-has also
waned sharply, with UF picking
up more home runs in its first three
games of the season than in the last
eight combined.
"[Struggling at the plate] is
really frustrating, but it gives the
guys a reason to come back out the
next day," Davis said. "It makes
you want to gain the respect back


.*. ^,^,- ...- -. ...

Graham Hunley/ Alligator
Senior Darren O'Day pitches against Wake Forest during the Gators' loss on Sunday. O'Day was one of
five UF pitchers to take the mound against the Demon Deacons.


that we've earned.
"It encourages us to get back
out here and get a win the next
day."
Reigning NCAA home-run
leader Matt LaPorta's absence
from the lineup due to an injured
rib cage seems an obvious explana-
tion for the Gators' offensive woes,
but Davis isn't buying it.
"Obviously it's hard ... but
that shouldn't be a factor," he
said. "When a guy comes out of
the lineup, that's a guy on the
bench's chance to come up and do
his thing."
McMahon said LaPorta was
still day-to-day and would not
speculate on his possible return for
Tuesday night's showdown with
visiting Florida State.

PITCHER'S MOUND MERRY-
GO-ROUND: The Gators fielded
five pitches Sunday to Wake
Forest's one.
Freshman J.K. LaCoste made
his third start of the season but
was relieved by sophomore Josh
Edmondson in the third after giv-
ing up a pair of runs.
Sophomore Tommy Wynn
started the seventh and was quick-
ly replaced by junior lefty David
Hurst, who in turn was pulled in
favor of senior Darren O'Day after
only one batter.
McMahon said the Gators need
to find a third pitcher to contribute
more innings.
Besides top starters Bryan Ball
and Bryan Augenstein, UF has not
received more than nine outs from
any starter.


UF rolls to victory


at San Juan tourney


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Writer

The UF women's golf team
won the Lady Puerto Rico Classic
on Sunday with a team score of
885.
The No. 22 Gators managed to
maintain their first-place stand-
ing for the second day in a row,
despite only holding a one-stroke
lead in front of No. 3 Purdue and
No. 9 Arkansas heading into the
final round.
"It was a good match for us,"
UF coach Jill Briles-Hinton said.
"Our putts were rolling in, shots
were being made where they
needed to be and the girls hung
in there and fought hard to the
end."
To make the win even sweeter,
five of the Gators' six golfers
placed among the top-25 indi-
vidual scores.
Sophomore Whitney Myers,
who placed second to nab her
first top-10 of the season, led the
team with her best three-round
score of the season at an even-par
216.


Sophomore Sandra Gal
achieved her best finish of the
season by tying for sixth place
with a score of 221 (5 over).
Redshirt freshman Ornella
Jouven, who competed as an in-
dividual, and freshman- Brittany
Nelson carded identical 224s (8
over) to tie for 18th place.
Freshman
M a 11 o r y
Women's Blackwelder fin-
Golf ished the tourna-
ment with a 10-
over-par 226.
Sophomore Tiffany Chudy
trailed Blackwelder by one stroke
at 227.
"I'm so proud of the effort
this team put in over the week-
end," Briles-Hinton said. "They
really grew a lot throughout this
tournament. They got some qual-
ity experience and went head-to-
head with some of the top teams
in the nation."
The Gators will try to utilize
that experience when they com-
pete at the University Golf Course
at the Lady Gator Invitational be-
ginning March 11.


Women suffer season's first loss


STAFF REPORT

At times this season, the No. 2 UF women's
tennis team has looked unstoppable.
Sunday was not one of those times.
For the first time this season, the Gators (6-1)
lost, falling to No. 10 North Carolina (12-2) 4-3
at the Cone-Kenfield Indoor Tennis Center in
Chapel Hill, N.C.
It was just the ninth loss in five seasons for
UF coach Roland Thomqvist (106-9), a North
Carolina alumnus and former Tarheels coach
from 1999-2001.
SNorth Carolina defeated its highest-ranked
opponent in school history with the win.
The near-freezing temperatures forced the
matches inside, where the Gators are not as ac-
customed to playing.
The clinching match for the Tarheels came
against UF sophomore Diana Srebrovic,
the reigning ITA National Indoor Singles
Champion.
Srebrovic was bumped to No. 2 in the lineup
partly because of recent inconsistent play and
partly due to the dominating play of teammate
Alexis Gordon.
Still, Srebrovic's (7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)) loss was
about as close as a straight-set match can be.
North Carolina's Caitlin Collins forced a
first-set tiebreaker against Srebrovic.
Knotted at 3-3 in the tiebreaker, Collins got


a crucial mini-break and served her way to a
7-5 win.
The second set mirrored
the first.
After Srebrovic went up
5-4, Collins again forced a
tiebreaker.
Srebrovic led 5-3 in the
Tiebreaker, but Collins battled
v. back to take the 7-5 tiebreaker
Gordon and to the match.
Gordon continued her
strong play, winning her No. 1 singles match in
straight sets (6-3, 6-3) against North Carolina's
Jenna Long.
UF sophomore Lolita Frangulyan and senior
Boglarka Berecz lost their singles matches in
straight sets, while sophomore Whitney Benik
and junior Nina Suvak both fought back to win
their respective singles matches in three sets.
The Gators made strides in doubles last
week but returned to their previously shaky
play on Sunday.
Benik and Gordon never could get in
rhythm, falling 8-4 in No. 1 doubles.
Freshman Keri Robison and Suvak lost their
No. 3 doubles match 8-5 to clinch the doubles
point for the Tar Heels.
Only Srebrovic and Frangulyan were able to
salvage a doubles win for the Gators, winning
their match 8-6.










_ick busts out of slump


I THE UF JUNIOR SET A SCHOOL
RECORD WITH SEVEN RBI.

STAFF REPORT

If Melissa Zick was in a slump, no-
ady would have known it from her
performance this weekend.
Zick set a schdol and NFCA Leadoff
classic record with seven RBI in an 11-
), nine-inning win against Illinois on
friday afternoon.
Before that, the UF junior first base-
tan, who was second on the team in
batting average and RBI last year, was
hitting just over .250 and ranked fifth on
te team in RBI.
Leading off the bottom of the seventh
ining, UF senior catcher Kristen Butler
it her team-leading eighth home run to
ring the Gators within one. Zick then
ngled for her fourt--hit. She would
iter steal second and then take third off
groundout by junior Lauren Roussell.
inior Lacy Howard then drilled the
ame-tying hit down the left field line to
e the game.
After a scoreless eighth inning, Illinois
managed to scrape a run in the top of the
inth. To start off the bottom of the ninth,


UF freshman Kim Waleszonia took sec-
ond base due to international tie-breaker
rules. After senior Lindsey Cameron
reached on a base hit to advance
Waleszonia, a Butler sacrifice fly scored
her, tying the game at 10-10. Illinois then
walked Zick, and UF's hopes rested on
Roussell. She responded with a hit to
right field, scoring Cameron for the win-
Sning run.
S Later, UF extended
S its four-game win-
ning streak, defeating
Florida Atlantic 9-1.
While the Gators
had struggled to score
< ~runs in early innings
Zick thus far, that was not
an issue this game.
UF plated seven runs in the first inning
alone. Four of which came from the im-
proving bat of freshman third baseman
Brooke Johnson, who hit her first career
home run in style with a grand slam.
Those runs would be all UF pitcher
Stacey Stevens would need. The junior
threw a complete game while not giving
up an earned run with nine strikeouts.
But the Gators could not try to contin-
ue their winning streak, as the remaining
games were cancelled due to rain.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27; 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 17


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will vote on the top three UF basketball performances of the week each Monday.
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point. At the end of the season, the player with the most combined points will earn
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18, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2006


Morrison puts on


show at SEC meet


By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer

When UF junior Mike
Morrison was asked to describe
his previous experiences at the
Southeastern Conference Indoor
Championships, he simply re-
sponded, "plagued."
But when asked to describe
his experience at this weekend's
conference meet, his. word of
choice was "focused."
The 10-time All-American
showed he had good reason to
feel that way.
During the weekend,
Morrison defended.his SEC title
in the high jump and earned a
championship
in the long
~' jump, a title
Track & Field that eluded
him in last
year's SEC
meet.
He became the first athlete
in 36 years to win both jump
events at the meet, as the No.
12 UF men's team took third
at the O'Connell Center. No. 1
Arkansas won the meet.
- Morrison, who finished the
meet with 22 points, also took
home the SEC Commissioner's
Trophy, awarded to the athlete
with the most points in the
meet.
"I knew I was going to come
in her*and win my two events,"
Morrison said. "Hopefully, I can
come back next year and try and
defend both titles."
Morrison set a personal re-
cord in the high jump with a


jump of 7 feet, 5 14 inches and
helped the 400-meter relay team
finish second.
The only event in which
Morrison competed that he
didn't excel was the 55-me-
ter dash, where he failed
to qualify for the finals.
In the long jump, he hit a mark
of 25 feet, 9 /4 inches, one-half
inch better than the second-
place finisher.
"He's a junior, and he's been-
through a few of these now,"
UF field coach Dan Pfaff said.
"He executed very well today.
When you come in and win the
Commissioner's Trophy, it is a
pretty special accomplishment."
The men's team finished with
100 points, including eight hard-
earned points from senior Shane
Stroup, who nearly won the mile
run in an exciting final lap dash.
"I was very pleased with our
ability to show up and compete
in a big meet," UF men's coach
Mike Holloway said. "I was
very pleased Mike could win the
Commissioner's Trophy. Mike's
an electric performer."
Senior All-American Rachel
Longfors, who finished second
in the weight throw, led the UF
women's team. The distance
medley team added 8 points
after finishing second.
"Given the circumstances, I'd
say our kids competed well," UF
women's coach Tom Jones said.
"We had a great performance by
our weight throwers, and our
distance medley relay team ran
well.
"There were just too many


Casey Lawson / Alligator
UF junior Mike Morrison competes in the long jump title this week-
end in the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships at the
O'Connell Center. Morrison won the long jump and the high jump.
marginal marks to make up." with 45.5 points. Georgia took
The UF women's team fin- the championship with 101.5
ished the meet in eighth place points.


SFCC BASEBALL

Saints fall


at home tc


HOF coact

N SANTA FE'S STARTING
PITCHER GAVE UP 7 RUNS.

By RYAN ACQUAVITA
Alligator Writer

Indian River Communit
College coach Mike Easom cont'
ued his reign of excellence as th
Pioneers defeated Santa Fe 11-6 o
a windy Saturday afternoon.
With 1,020 victories Easom r
cently passed legendary coaches
Demie Manieri from Miami Dad
Community College and Bo
Wynn from Manatee Communit
College to become the winning,
coach in Florida community co
lege history.
Picking up No. 1,021, Easor
may have managed his last gam
in Gainesville. The 2004 NJCCA,
Hall of Fame inductee plans t
retire after this season.
Santa Fe's struggles started
early, as pitcher Ryan Norri
(2-1), who came into the gam
without allowing an earned rur
gave up seven runs on nine. hit
in 3.1 innings.
That's all Indian River (9-5
would need.
"It was just one of those days,
Saints pitching coach Justin Flait
said. "They're a great club; their
record doesn't show it."
On Friday, SFCC defeated
Palm Beach Community Colleg
6-4.


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'Bama loss marks


UF's third straight


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Capping
he Southeastern Conference's
hrowback week on Sunday, the
3ators might want to run their
:irca-1970 jerseys through a
;hredder and bur the remains.
After suf-
fering losses to
Arkansas. last
weekend and
Tennessee on
Wednesday,, UF
left Alabama
with its first
three-game
osing streak since 2003, and the
;ators are 5-6 since starting the
;eason on a school-record 17-
Xame winning streak.
Alabama (16-10, 9-5 SEC) had
ive scorers in double figures
md never trailed while keeping
\To. 12 UF (22-6, 8-6 SEC) at bay
throughh a series of second-half
umns to come out with an 82-77
Victory at home.
"Teams are just playing us dif-
ferent," sophomore Corey Brewer
;aid. "They're throwing different
things at us. We've just got to
adjust. It's getting late. It's get-


ting real late, so we've got to learn
quick."
UF remains tied with Kentucky
for second place in the SEC East,
and the season's final two games
against the Wildcats and Georgia
will determine whether the
Gators will be able to secure a
first-round bye in the conference
tournament.
The Gators found themselves
trailing from the opening tip, fall-
ing behind by 11 at three separate
occasions during the first half and
as many as 12 in the second.
UF closed the gap to 3 points
on three different occasions dur-
ing the second half and trailed by
4 at 75-71 with 1 minute, 17 sec-
onds remaining after guard Lee
Humphrey, who started for the
first time since Jan. 28, connected
his fifth 3-pointer of the half.
But the Gators wouldn't get the
ball back for almost a minute.
Alabama forward Jean Felix
missed the second of two free
throws with 1 minute, 1 second re-
maining, but UF forward Joakim
Noah fumbled the rebound out of
bounds.
The Crimson Tide's ensuing
possession resulted in more free
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 20


Octavian Cantilli / Alligator
Coach Billy Donovan reacts to the Gators' loss to Alabama on Sun-
day in Tuscaloosa, Ala. UF has lost six of its last 11 games.


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Questions

abound as

losses pile
USCALOOSA, Ala. It
was ugly. No, not the game,
Joakim Noah's face.
Did you see it? Like Michael
Jackson after a bad episode of
"Nip/Tuck," Noah bore more
work on the left side of his face
than Joan Rivers. A nasty scar
above his lip. A swollen cheek. A
puffy eye. All effects of the beat-
ing he took against Tennessee.
This is how Noah looked, and
it was only warm-ups. It gets you
thinking. Like about the King of
Pop himself. It makes you ask
the eter-
nal ques-
"g / tions,
S like:
,-" "Where
did the
lovable,
LOUIS moon-
Anastasis walking
Louis in the Bullpen M k e
lanastasis@alligator.org go?" and
"Is that
12-yeai-
old honeydew of a voice still
hiding underneath all that knife
work?" So just like Noah's scars
hid a face his girlfriend has been
so proud of, you have to ask:
What is there to find behAd UF's
22-6 record?
You saw the Alabama game,
and you saw torture. A struggle
of a game. A fight for the Gators
to get their groove back. In the
end, even Stella was ashamed. So
you have to ask the questions.
Like where have the 17-0
Gators gone? What happened to
Wake Forest, to Syracuse? What
happened to the Iverson-esque
Taurean Green, who was such
a stealthy sniper behind the
3-point line to start the season
that even Dee Webb was spot-
ted wearing a bulletproof vest
around campus.
What happened to blowout
wins? What happened to perfect
team basketball? What happened
to Southeastern Conference
favorites; to replacing Kentucky
as the heir to the throne? What
happened to sickening Tubby
Smith so badly on ESPN2_that
afterward he reportedly tried to
empty his gut using the finger
SEE LOUIS, PAGE 20


/len's basketball
lillanova (2) 75
JConn (3) 84


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E Former UF wide receiver Chad
Jackson unofficially timed in at
4.29 seconds in the 40-yard dash
at the NFL Scouting Combine on
Sunday. It was the fastest time at
the event.


E 1991: A lanky 7-foot-1 Shaquille O'Neal
wows a sold-out O'Connell Center crowd with
19 points and 19 rebounds. No. 18 Louisi-
ana State defeated UF 79-66 in the Gators'
final home game of the season.


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UF offense awakens too late


HOOPS, from page 19


throws, but Alabama grabbed another
r offensive rebound one of 14 in the
game after a miss and called a
timeout.
Alabama point guard Ronald
Steele then hit two foul shots to give
the Crimson Tide a 78-71 lead and ef-
fectively put the game out of reach.
"Wagve been getting outrebounded
Every game, it seems like," Brewer
said. "We've got to get tougher."
After seeming unable to hit any-
thing in the first half, the Gators' of-
fense awoke in the second.
UF shot 57.7 percent after intermis-
sion as opposed to 25.7 percent in the
first half.
"We finally got our offense where


it needed to be, but defensively we
just broke down in every aspect of the
game," Brewer said. "They rebounded
the ball, and they made shots."
But every time the Gators were
able to make a run, Alabama was right
there to answer.
The Crimson Tide were able to hold
off UF's repeated runs despite scoring
just one basket, a Felix 3-pointer to
take a 72-64 lead, outside of the paint
the entire second half.
And despite their best second-
half offensive efforts this season, the
-Gators came up on the short end yet
again.
"We hate losing. Everybody on our
team hates losing," Taurean Green
said. "We've just got to learn from this
game, watch film, learn from it and
move on to Georgia."


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LOUIS, from page 19

method?
What happened to Walter Hodge's
baby 'fro? Where is Matt Walsh hiding,
and does he hold some secret behind all
of this madness, behind the Gators los-
ing six of their last 11?
Where has the rebounding gone? Is
Al Horford really a top-10 NBA Draft
prospect when his team can't find a
board in a lumberyard? Is Joakim Noah
really the second coming of Marcus
Camby when the Gators run from re-
bounds like the black plague? What hap-
pened to Subway giveaways?
What happened to beating the
Dominique Wilkins out of Georgia
and to scaring the Terry Porter out of
Auburn? What happened to strumming
the Jolmny Cash out of Vanderbilt?
Where did the season disappear? Where
did the blazing start squeal to a halt?
Was it under the Knoxville basket
where Corey Brewer sprained his ankle?


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How do you go from boasting the
best field-goal percentage in the country
to shooting 26 percent against Alabama
in the first half?
How does Lee Humphrey make
every 3-pointer, from every angle, with
every Alabama player in his face, and
how. can it not matter? Why does Billy
Donovan elect to foul Alabama toward
the end of the game when the Gators
had enough time to play a little defense,
make a couple of shots and still be in
contention?
Why did Donoiran say he couldn't
have expected a team so inexperienced
to correctly inbound a pass against
Tennessee? Why does Donovan say he
can only be proud of this team? Why
does he say he is shocked UF has lost
just six games? Why does he insist it's
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