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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006


Candidates
Fundraiser incorporates fashion

ByKYLIE CRAIG
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Alligator Writer
kcraig@alligator.org
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Writer The Gamma Eta Sorority sisters
acancino@alligator.org put fashion first Monday night to

To take Student Government's highest offices and a raise money for the American Cancer
majority of its Student Senate seats, the two parties running Society.
in.today's election have collected about $24,000, campaign The sorority hosted its first-ever
finance records show. Finding a Cure in Style fashion show
The money, spent largely on promotional materials such at HFis Restaurant and Lounge down-
as party T-shirts, fliers and stickers, is drawn mainly from town.
candidate contributions, with the Student Body presidential The show included models from the
candidates footing a large chunk of the bill. Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic
Contributions to the Swamp Party amount to $13,420 Council, Multicultural Greek Council
- leaving the Unite Party behind in the money race with and National Pan-Hellenic Council as
$10,826. well as other UF organizations.
ddt Swamp's presidential can- Rebecca Veitia, the director of the-
".-'t Ol'. didate, John Boyles, has do-
n.ated $200 to his campaign, event, said the sorority's social chair,
.: l nated $2,500 to his campaign,
significantly more than Lydia Yvette Regalado, came up with the
Washington and Ryan Moseley fashion show idea.
- the vice presidential and treasurer candidates, respec- "A few of my sisters and I took the
tively. idea and ran with it," Veitia said.
Washington and Moseley each donated $1,500. Money for the event was raised
However, Swamp spokesman Josh Weiss said money through model registration fees and
was not the important factor in the election. entry fees.
"Money doesn't win campaigns candidates do," he Gamma Eta's national .cause is
said. breast cancer awareness. Veitia said
Weiss said candidates were not required to donate any the local chapter decided to donate
money, but almost half of the 44 Swamp senatorial candi- the money to the American Cancer
dates donated $75 each. Kevin Reilly, a Swamp candidate for Society on its own.
a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Senate seat, donated
$150, more than any other Swamp Senate candidate. Last year the sorority raised $4,000
for breast cancer awareness.
On the other side of the campaign, Unite presidential for breast cancer awareness
candidate Jared Hernandez donated $7,775.. Gamma Eta will host an education-
Brandon Siler, the Gators linebacker and Unite vice presi- al forum on reconstructive surgery Casey Anderson/ Alligator Staff
dential candidate, put up $650. as part of their "Around the World in Liana Gregory poses in the spotlight at the Finding a Cure in Style
About 15 of the 41 Unite Senate candidates contributed Seven Days" themed week tonight at 7 fashion show, held by Gamma Eta Sorority on Monday night at F0s
money to the campaign. The amount of their contributions p.m. in Leigh Hall. to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
varied from $13 to $100; most of them contributed $75.
SEE MONEY, PAGE 8

ADMINISTRATION

Machen lobbies state for disease response center at UF


* MACHEN SAYS THE STATE IS
AT RISK FOR NEW DISEASES.

By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Writer
jrichards@alligator.org

UF officials want the state to
back a disease response center,
headquartered at the university.
In a column that "appeared


in several Florida newspapers
Sunday, UF President Bernie
Machen implored legislators
to fund the university's fight
against the "ominous threat" of
new diseases.
The planned facility is called
the Institute for Advanced Study
of Emerging Pathogens, and
would be similar to the national
Centers for Disease Control and


"We have a tremendous
amount of expertise
the most in the state of
florida."
Win Phillips
UF vice president for research

Prevention.
"Although the high-profile
example is bird flu, an increasing


number of lesser-known but still
dangerous pathogens await their
opportunity to wreak havoc,"
Machen wrote in a column that
appeared in The Miami Herald
and the Tallahassee Democrat,
among others.
He named bioterrorism, SARS,
dengue fever, Q fever, citrus can-
ker and eastern equine encepha-
litis as threats. Florida's warm


climate, the influx of visitors and
heavy trade with South America
make it the most susceptible area
in the nation, Machen wrote.
Doug Barrett, vice president
for health science at UF, present-
ed a PowerPoint on the center
to the Florida Senate and House
education committees earlier this

SEE PATHOGENS, PAGE 8


* Despite a three-
game losing streak,
senior Adrian Moss
said the Gators
remain confident.
But Coach Billy
Donovan wants his
team to realize that
passion won't nec-
essarily win games.
See story, pg. 16.


SG presidential candidates debate at Levin College of Law


While undergraduate
students at Turlington Plaza
avoided campaign flyers, at
the Fredric G. Levin College
of Law the two Student Body
presidential candidates running
debated the future of Student
Government under their respec-
tive parties.
About 35 students attended
the annual debate hosted by the


Law College Council.
Unite Party presidential
candidate Jared Hernadez and
Swamp Party presidential can-
Online didate John Boyles
Exclusive had two minutes
to answer nine of
the 22 questions submitted by
the students, which ranged from
the candidates' favorite songs to
UF lobbying.


Some groups who
serve food to the home-
less may soon have
to relocate because
downtown businesses
have been complaining
about the large crowds
of homeless people
who line up for free
meals. See story, pg. 4.


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LOCAL
Social activist Howard Zinn
speaks tonight on campus
Influential American historian
and political scientist Howard
Zinn will give a speech titled
"The Uses of History and the War
in Iraq" tonight at 8 p.m. at the
Phillips Center for the Performing
Arts.
Tickets to the event are free, but
Peter Gruskin, of the Civic Media
Center, said all advanced tickets
have been given out.
SAnyone interested in hearing
the speech is still encouraged to
come. Arrangements will be made
to have televisions in the lobby
of the Phillips Center to accom-
modate anyone without a ticket,
Gruskin said.
The lobbywill hold about 300
people, and Gruskin said even
more can watch the speech pro-
jected outside.
The event is co-sponsored by
the Civic Media Center, the UF
History Department, Veterans for
Peace, The Center for the Study of
Children's Literature and Culture,
Animal Activists of Alachua and
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press release.
Zinn's signature work, "A
People's History of the United
States," can be found on the syl-
labi of many American history
classes.
The son of immigrant fac-
tory workers, Zinn grew up
working and organizing labor
in a shipyard in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
before joining the U.S. Air Force
as a bombardier. He went on
to become professor emeritus
of political science at Boston
University and has authored
20 books.
Zinn has won several
awards, including the Lannan
Literary Award for nonfiction
and the Upton Sinclair Award
for social activism.
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National Pancake Day
International House of
Pancakes, 3625 SW 13th St., 7
a.m. to 2 p.m.
IHOP offers free short stacks
of pancakes and asks for do-
nations to benefit Children's
Home Society of Florida.

Ebony Is.. .Ebony Fest
Turlington Plaza, 10 a.m.
Organizations representing the
African diaspora perform.

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CITY COMMISSION

Campus Master Plan targets student cars, housing


By JESSICA RIFFEL
Alligator Writer
jriffel@alligator.org

UF freshman will not have cars on campus
if Gainesville city commissioners get their
way.
The city made 13 pages of suggestions
that they want UF to include in their Campus
Master Plan for 2005-2015, and they unani-
mously voted Monday to send the comments
to UF officials.
The master plan outlines the goals UF will
pursue in the next 10 years, such as the future
of transportation and housing. It also outlines
the anticipated growth of UF and its sur-
rounding areas.


A team led by Gainesville Public Works
Director Teresa Scott reviewed the master
plan, which they received in December.
Some of their suggestions include increas-
ing on-campus housing, prohibiting freshmen
from having vehicles on campus and initiating
a student fee based on credit hours to be paid
to the local fire department for on-campus
services.
The team also commended UF for its plan
to support the city's efforts to reduce problems
created by students in single-family neighbor-
hoods near campus.
Commissioner Warren Nielsen agreed
with the team's comment.
"A really great university is not going to
house its students in single-family neighbor-


hoods," Nielsen said.
This issue reflects the increasing com-
plaints the city has been receiving from resi-
dents regarding student neighbors.
"A really great university is not go-
ing to house its students in single-
family neighborhoods."
Warren Nielsen
Gainesville City Commissioner

Florida legislation requires the city to re-
view and comment on the UF Campus Master
Plan, since many of the items affect the city.
Florida law states this review is necessary
to increase communication and to coordinate


campus and city goals.
Linda Dixon, UF's planning manager, said
the university worked with city staff when
writing the plan.
"We hope that we've covered most of their
issues," Dixon said.
However, the city is still submitting 13
pages of comments to the university.
After UF receives the city's comments, they
are required to hold an information session
and at least two public hearings.
City Manager Russ Blackburn said the city
will then begin negotiating with UF and will
decide how to offset the negative impacts the
plan would have on the city.
The Board of Trustees, UF's highest govern-
ing body, will then decide on the plan.


Three eaglets hatch at


the SFCC Teaching Zoo


George and Ariel gently feed one of their three new chicks Monday afternoon in their nest at the
SFCC Teaching Zoo. The eaglets will be released into the wild in South Carolina in 12 to 13 weeks.


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George and Ariel are once again
the proud parents of three fluffy
eaglets, hatched Feb. 18, 19 and last
Wednesday at the SFCC Teaching
Zoo.
It is an exciting event for the zoo,
-said Jared Morgan, a student working
with the animal technology program.
"It's great for the eagles, and they
are showing natural behaviors," he
said, watching the new parents gently
feed a freshly shredded rat to the awk-
ward infants.
It's also great for the community
because people get to see the birds,


he said.
George and Ariel came to SFCC
from the UF College of Veterinary
Medicine, where they had been treat-
ed for injuries, according to a press
release.
The parents are responsible for the
care of the infants for the next five
weeks.
Then the eaglets will be moved to
the South Carolina Center for Birds
of Prey to prepare for life in the wild,
living out of sight of humans in nest-
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release.
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they will be released.
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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28,2006


SG elections kick off today


* STUDENTS CAN VOTE FROM COMPUTERS
AT ANY OF THE 16 POLLING LOCATIONS.

By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Writer
Ilewis@alligator.org

In just two more days, the swarms of perky
political operatives will likely have departed
Turlington Plaza for good.
For now, however, expect a continuing inun-
dation of colorful party stickers as this Spring's
Student Government race enters its final lap.
Today marks students' first chance to vote in
the election, which will determine next year's
executive officials and about half the members of
Student Senate.
The other half of Student Senate is voted into
office during the Fall.
Both undergraduate and graduate students
are eligible to cast ballots in the race, and voting
willcontinue through Wednesday.
Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and
Wednesday. Students can vote from computers at
any of the 16 approved polling locations.
"It's not like it was before, when journalism
students had to vote at the journalism building,"
said SG Office Manager Sandy Vernon.
This SG election is the second ever to utilize an


LOCAL


intranet-based voting system.
The system was first put into place during Fall's
Senate race, but voters experienced numerous tech-
nical issues when attempting to cast their ballots.
However, Supervisor of Elections Erika Kane
said she is confident that none of those problems
will reoccur in this race.
"We've had a test run, and everything ran
smoothly," she said. "We typed in student IDs and
checked to see if the
Student Government correct ballots showed
up."
During the Fall
election, computer malfunctions caused several
students to receive incorrect ballots.
For this election, students will vote according
to their year or major.
In addition to executive candidates, underclass-
men can vote for either freshman or sophomore
representatives. Upperclassmen, meanwhile, vote
for senators from specific colleges.
Election results will be announced at the
Orange & Brew in the Reitz Union on Wednesday
night.
Kane, who is overseeing her first election, said
this Spring's election process is designed for voter
convenience.
"If [students are] in the middle of.voting and
they have to run to class, their ballot is saved,"
she said.


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City faces dilemma regarding meals for the homeless


By BOBBY EAGLE
Alligator Contributing Writer

On a cool Sunday afternoon, Pastor John Deane joined
hands in prayer with a large cirde of homeless people before
serving everyone a dinner of baked chicken, bread and pasta in
downtown Gainesville.
Deane is president of Warriors for Christ, one of about
four groups that serve nearly 200 free meals every Sunday in
Gainesville's Downtown Plaza.
However, the groups may soon have to relocate because
area businesses have been complaining about the large crowds
of homeless people who line up for free meals.


Deane, who spent three and a half months without a home,
said the meals are crucial because they provide a rare opportu-
nity for the homeless to have a warm meal.
"Its not easy being homeless," he said. "We want to provide
an opportunity for them to forget about what they're going
through."
There are so many homeless in need of these meals that
sometimes the groups serving them must turn a hundred or
more people away, Deane said.
The group only has permission to serve the meals until the
end of February, according to a letter sent by the city.
"The businesses that are downtown have had this concern
that the meals on the plaza detract.from the downtown, and it
creates a problem," said Jim Hencin, block grant manager for


Bruce Dunn enjoys a hearty meal from Warriors for Christ, a church group feeding homeless people in downtown
Gainesville every Sunday. The program may be relocated due to business owners' complaints.


the city of Gainesville.
The city is trying to find a "dignified setting" for people to
serve and eat the food, Hencin said, such as a location with rest
rooms and tables. In the Downtown Plaza, people can only sit
and eat on the ground or on benches.
"There are different facets to the issue, and unfortunately
we have yet to come up with an ideal solution," he said.
One downtown business that has voiced its concern to the
city is Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille, next to the Plaza.
During the Sunday meals, General Manager Michael
Wainer said several homeless people have come by Harry's,
stealing food from the plates of patrons seated outside and
even using the restaurant's rest rooms to bathe. Wainer said
this has kept patrons from dining outside.
"It's an unfortunate situation," he said. "We have an addi-
tional 50-plus seats outside that are not being used."
Despite these problems, Wainer said that the city is doing
the best it can and that the free meals are important.
Deane said any incidents that have occurred were simply
the result of the desperate situation in which some homeless
people find themselves.
This desperation, Deane said, is what fuels many of the
fights and disputes that sometimes occur during the Sunday
meals.
Deane said he and the groups providing the meals are con-
cerned that moving the meal site might have a negative impact,
such as an increase in violent incidents.
According to the letter from the city, Warriors for Christ
"may continue to feed the homeless at the Downtown Plaza
on Sunday evenings for the months of January and February
2006."
However, the end of February is not a deadline, and the
topic is open for discussion, said David Flaherty, director of
the Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural
Affairs. The city is trying to work with the groups to find a bet-
ter meal site, he said.
"Our intent is to go back to the four or five meal providers
and see if they think those sites are acceptable," he said. "We're
not trying to make anyone do anything."
Despite Deane's concern about a possible increase in vio-
lence at a new site, Flaherty said he is not aware of any differ-
ence in violent incidents on the Downtown Plaza.
One homeless man said no matter where the food comes
from, it is important for those who are dependent on the
meals.
Antonio Fernandez, 41, has been homeless for the past
month and said the simple fact that people are trying to help is
what is really important.
"There's people trying to help each other out like this; I
mean, that means a lot," Fernandez said. "At least somebody
cares about people out here on the streets like this."







TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 5

MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS

Islam Fair gives positive portrayal of Muslim culture


By JACQUELINE DAVISON
Alligator Writer
jdavison@alligator.org

UF students were invited to the
Reitz Union Colonnade to increase
their awareness of the Muslim cul-
ture -- one they say is not depicted
in the media.
Islam on Campus held its annual
Islam Fair on Monday as a part of'
Israel Awareness Month.
"I think that people are different
from each other, but I think that one
thing that links us all together is
that we all have culture," said Sakil
Hossain, organizer of the Islam Fair.
With the recent publication of
the controversial political cartoons
depicting the Islamic prophet,
Muhammad, Hossain said that he
wants to counteract negative por-
trayals with positive experiences for
people on campus.
"The only way is to give them ex-
amples of positivity," Hossain said.
"That's the main objective of Islam
on Campus to show people the
true nature of our religion and how
peaceful it is."


The violence on TV portrays
mainly isolated incidents, he said,
and for the most part Islamic culture
is very peaceful, as demonstrated in
a prayer on the Reitz Union Lawn.
Muslim students gathered to par-
ticipate in one of five daily prayers
that are part of the Muslim faith.
"We just wanted to show the
prayer to show that when you pray
in Islam, it doesn't matter who you
are," Hossain said. "It's not like the
rich people sit in the front and the
poor people sit in the back."
He said that the idea was to
show the Muslim equality and truth
within religious prayer.
Countries from the Middle East,
Asia, Europe and North America
were represented at the fair.
At various tables, students from
respective countries offered infor-
mation on Islamic art and history,
as well as free food. Other students
performed traditional Islamic music
or gave temporary henna tattoos.
"[Islam] has a presence in every
country in the world," Hossain
said, "so we just tried to show how
diverse it is."


Eric Zamora/ Alligator
UF student Anthony Hardy attends an Islam on Campus event Monday on the Reitz Union Colonnade. He is
shown in the reflection of a mirror with the Arabic word for "Masha Allah," meaning "That which Allah wills."


UF student in critical condition after car crash Sunday


* NICOLE MARTINGANO, 19, WAS
EJECTED FROM HER CAR.

By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
Alligator Writer
srodriguez@alligator.org

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lying facedown on the ground."
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year-old UF student Andrea Vest, suffered
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6, ALLIGATOR l TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006

Editorial


Election Day

Lots of reasons to get

out and vote
After yesterday's editorial didn't endorse either of
the two presidential tickets, we realize that a lot of
people are a little put off.
After all, the presidential and vice presidential races are
usually the highlights of the SG election season.
This time, however, the presidential candidates are barely
differentiable. On the one hand, there's the SG insider. On the
other hand, there's the other SG insider. And the vice presi-
dential race is probably about even as well.
To put it bluntly, we're starting to get concerned about the
potential for low voter turnout.
But despite the fact that we're less than enthused about
the presidential tickets, there are still very real reasons to
head out to the polls today and tomorrow.
Susan Henriques, independent candidate for treasurer, is
still in the race. And as we mentioned yesterday, she's a great
pick. Her overwhelming experience earned her our endorse-
ment.
The Unite Party's senatorial candidates are also good se-
lections. Their platform is a little more achievable than their
Swamp Party counterparts'. They're also, for the most part,
not of the current political establishment, meaning they have
the potential to develop a lot of new and fresh ideas. And one
thing that SG desperately needs is a little rearranging.
But perhaps the most important item on the ballot is the
online voting initiative.
That's right. Now, students will get to decide for them-
selves whether online voting is an appropriate platform for
SG elections. And it's about time.
To us, the saga of online voting highlights everything that
is wrong with SG.
The story goes back for years, but the issue's latest chapter
started in last year's Spring election when the SG Supreme
Court blocked a proposed online voting initiative.
At the time, the Court wrote that it was unclear whether
the measure was an initiative or merely a nonbinding refer-
endum, despite the fact that the word "initiative" appeared
four times on the document, while the word "referendum"
was not to be found.
But the genie was pretty much out of the bottle by then,
so, in an effort to appease proponents of online voting, the
Student Senate formed a temporary committee to investi-
gate.
Of course, that committee met over the summer when
nobody was here. And despite the fact that online voting
would entail the same security measures that students use to-
pay tuition, the committee decided that online voting wasn't
secure enough.
So we were stuck having to vote on campus yet again in
the Fall elections. Computerized voting was a definite step
forward, but it pales in comparison to being able to vote from
home in your underwear.
And that's why we urge you all to go out and support
online voting either today or tomorrow.
Don't waste this opportunity to create change, because if
past events are any indication, there's no telling when you'll
get a chance like this again.
So even though we think the presidential tickets are
roughly equivalent, there are lots of other (Unite) candidates
and one very important initiative that need your support.
Don't let them down.


the independent florida
alligator


Emily Yehle
EDITOR
Bridget Carey
MANAGING EDITOR


Tom Durrenberger
OPINIONS EDITOR


Op inions


Santorum typical o
M eet Rick Santorum, the junior senator from
Pennsylvania. Despite the best efforts of Dan
Savage, Santorum isn't a household name not
yet, anyway. But as the Senate's No. 3 Republican, he's one
of the most poverful men in Washington.
Santorum caused a minor scandal in 2003, when he
compared homosexual relationships to pedophilia and
"man-on-dog" bestiality. Now he's in hot water again, this
time over the Virginia home he shares with his wife and a
positively canine litter of six children.
The house, all 5,722 square feet of it, is actually quite
modest by Republican standards. Compared to the pres-
ident's ranch or Dick Cheney's opulent quarters onboard
the Death Star, it's practically a-shack.
Still, a $643,361 house seems a bit much for Santorum,
who makes $162,100 a year and claims to live "from pay-
check to paycheck." Good thing he has powerful friends.
In 2002, Santorum borrowed half a million dollars from
The Philadelphia Trust Company, a private bank with an
exclusive clientele. How exclusive? To qualify for a loan,
every client must have at least $250,000 in an investment
portfolio managed by Philadelphia Trust except for
Santorum, whose liquid assets total a mere $140,000.
Santorum, who sits on the Banking and Finance com-
mittees, has also received $24,000 in campaign contribu-
tions from executives at Philadelphia Trust. Sure, he
didn't meet the bank's loan requirements but what's
500 grand between friends?
For starters, it's a violation of Senate ethics rules.
Senators may not borrow money on terms unavailable to
the general public. At the very least, Santorum should lose
his position in the Senate leadership.
But that's not how the Republican Party works. Instead,
Santorum is the GOP's point man on ethics reform in the
Senate. They might as well have picked Jack Abramoff for
the job.


ALLIGATOR
wvw.alligator.org/opinions


f senate corruption
In fact, Santorum and Abramoff
go way back. Both were key
players in Tom DeLay's K Street
Project, which gave lobbyists un-
precedented influence on policy
in exchange for contributions to
Jake Ramsey Republican legislators. And both
Thus Spake Jake enjoy eating high off the hog on
letters@alligator.org someone else's dime.
Since 2001, Santorum's fund-
raising committees have func-
tioned as the senator's private ATM. Trips to Arby's,
Burger King and even Starbucks (supposedly the turf of
latte-sipping liberal elitists) are routinely listed as valid
political expenditures.
Santorum has used campaign funds for other question-
able items, including $463,378 in back payments on credit
cards.
Just last weekend, the Better Business Bureau revealed
that Operation Good Neighbor, Santorum's charity, spent
most of its money on cushy jobs for campaign donors and
members of Santorum's staff. Only about a third of the
cash went to people in need.
A shady mortgage and free-Double Whoppers are bad
enough. But when a senator lines his cronies' pockets with
contributions intended for AIDS patients and homeless
people well, that's something else entirely.
Maybe former Sen. Bob Kerrey was on to something
when he said, "Santorum is Latin for 'asshole.'"
Unfortunately, Rick Santorum is all too typical of
the corruption and venality on display in Washington.
By choosing him for a leadership post, not to mention
a prominent role in lobbying "reform," congressional
Republicans have proven once again that they can't be
trusted to keep their hands out of the cookie jar.
Jake Ramsey is a history junior. His column appears on
Tuesday.


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


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words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the
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Today's question: Do you sup-
port online voting?


Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


Monday's question: Will you vote
in the upcoming SG election?


68% YES
32% NO
80 TOTAL VOTES


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Guest Colum-in

SG officials can promote change at UF
A s a UF student who has advo- Emily Friend on the Women's "nonbinding" Student Senate resolution.
cated the increase of women and Speaking Out Leadership They will have the ability to form and
S orities in staff and faculty po- Council, this issue join committees and groups that work
sitions, I was dismayed when I read last was placed as one of our highest priori- solely toward hiring more women and
Wednesday's editorial, which noted that ties. To address it, we created programs minority faculty and staff and tailoring
"SG has absolutely no control over [the such as the Women's Mentoring Program the.campus to meet the needs of women
issue]" and that a "nonbinding Student and actively recruited women faculty and minorities, encouraging more to
Senate resolution [would mean] little to and staff in our many events throughout come here instead of our rival institu-
anyone but themselves." Not only is this the year. The legacy has carried on. tions.
a "noble goal," but it is also a feasible and Although I am no longer involved The hiring of more women and
necessary one. in the council, it was only a month ago minority faculty and staff is a complex
I will not comment on the party that that the council held a forum discussing issue. It will not be solved overnight. It
has put this issue on its platform nor tie women-in academia. Furthermore, wom- will take many years of work to change
to it any of the groups I am or have been en and women's groups throughout the this dynamic.
involved in, as none of them are politi- campus community work to advocate But when we had 974 full-time male
cal organizations. However, I would like the representation of women on UF's professors and only 186 full-time female
to address the particular problem a faculty and staff. professors last semester, and while there
small number of women and minority The current administration has recog- are more undergraduate women than
faculty and staff are facing and Student nized this issue and has begun to work men, isn't it time that SG addressed this
Government's role in it. toward changing it. However, if they imbalance?
First and foremost, a Student Senate realize that students truly desire these To create a positive change, this prob-
resolution would send a message to the changes as well, they will be more likely lem needs to be addressed on all levels,
administration that students want more to actively pursue them and wfll be able from the administration to the students.
women and minority faculty and staff. It to collaborate with them further. Since SG is the voice of the students, it
would also send a message to the many In fact, those individuals elected into seems only fitting and even necessary
women and women's groups on campus SG have more power than most of the that it begins to use its voice in this area.
that SG supports and whose needs and students on this campus. They will be Emily Friend is the current president of
desires they recognize. During my time able to do more than simply create a Recurso.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 7

Letters to the Editor
Independent candidates deserved own story
Monday's allegation that the Alligator
should have highlighted nonindependent
candidates in a story about independent can-
didates is ridiculous. Any decent student can
tell you that when a reporter writes a focused
story on a focused group of people, there is
no need, or right, to have opposing candi-
dates also highlighted. The Alligator provid-
ed ample coverage of the major parties, their
slates and positions last week. Furthermore,
all of the candidates for Student Senate
slated with Swamp or Unite parties clearly
support the tickets and positions put forth by
their parties, as they are just another cog in
their political machine's wheel. Heaven for-
bid publishing one story that focused on in-
dependent candidates, who don't have sexy
party Web sites, round glossy stickers or re-
cycled party names from just two years ago!
I applaud the Alligator's efforts to introduce
all of the candidates to the student body, not
just candidates who are slated less for their
positions and more for the hope that they can
bring votes to a presidential ticket.
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* HAPPENSTANCE *


Both parties raised more than $24,000 total for the Spring election campaign


MONEY, from page 1

Unite spokeswoman Amanda
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According to Unite campaign
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UF: School needs

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PATHOGENS, from page 1

year.
He asked for almost $7 million, split between
three branches of the university that would
participate: the Institute for Agriculture and
Life Sciences, the Health Science Center and the
colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and
Sciences.
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diseases that affect plants, animals and humans,
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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. $425/mo.
352-281-8935 3-7-16-1

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


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For Rent
furnished


4&5BR Townhouses
WALK TO UF' individual leaves ,
All.lnclusive Renis Etnerneml Eeciric,
Cable Roojm rmale Malch Furn 372-3557
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
S www u g Li;l-.eiarCampu; Comn
4-26-50- L

* Large-Private 3 BED, 3 BATH
* FURNISHED, NEW WASHER/DRYER
. SPRING/SUMMER LEASE
CLOSE TQ CAMPUS, BUT HAVE SPACE.
* $375 CALL 772-713-1614 3-3-10-1

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

Cable, ethernet, util, wireless & more are.
free & waiting for you @ La Mancha. All you
need is your clothes. Full amenities. Walking
distance to campus. 2 male roommates
needed. jmj4all@ufl.edu or 561-386-8526
3-6-5-1


For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1 BR apt. $345/mo.
01BR 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


S For Rent
S unfurnished


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

Wake up & walkto 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 4-26-72-2

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


*SUN BAY APTS@
*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo5*2-1 $530/mo
www.sunisland.info *00376-6720
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


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1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pels
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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unfurnished

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

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs- washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-26-72-2
Near School, Near Play
Near PERFECT!
1 BR BA2BR/BA22BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-26-72-2

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

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
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 $600.00
S$150 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, 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


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S For Rent
0 1 unfurnished

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

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 s* $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $725/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
4-26-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
4-26-72-2

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

CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Available now!
2BR/1BAApt. $475
2BR/1.5BAApt. $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 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2


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

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


-I For Rent
S unfurnished


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

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

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

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

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

Apartment Bargain Shoppers.
Check out our spacious 1 &2 BR. units &
compare the $$. Our location, price & size
wil 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 & Showtime
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 Pinetreegardens.com
4-26-60-2

*Quiet Living, GREAT PRICE*
1BR/1 BA & 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 FOR YOUR MONEY
1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380.
352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2
MINUTES FROM UF!e
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-26-60-2

Destiny Condos- Brand NEW!
1BR/1BA;tile, W/D, dishwasher
1220 NW 1stAve- 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.
Wash/dryer provided. 2-28-20-2

Avail Aug 1 4BR/2BA home. Ceramic tile
throughout, game room, W/D provided,
fenced yard, pets ok.'$1225/mo 1330 NW
39th St Call 339-2342 for directions. 2-
28-20-2


S For Rent
unfurnished

4BR/2BA home avail Aug 1. Nice clean
home, private lot, fireplace, tile floors,
washer/dry provided, garage. 2606 NW
34th St. $1375/mo 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 UF! 4BR houses from $1500/
MO, 3BR houses from $1075/MO, 2BR apts
from $495/MO, IBR 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

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 uti incl. No
pets. Call Dan 352-328-1574 3-6-15-2

Lofts & Townhomes
Lease forAug. 20flrplans 1-5BR next to UF
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampustcom 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 $400-975/mo. 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

****WALKTO 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


I For Rent
S unfurnished

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

*NW39Ave Lg 2BR/2BA. Fancy loft w/costly
laminate floor, wood pattern. Good neighbor-
hood. $640-650 Nice NW2BR/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

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

NEW LUXURY TOWNHOME
3BR/2.5BA. Pets ok. All new appliances.
Central H/A. 15 min to UF. $1400/mo 352-
472-9778 or 305-299-3485 3-20-10-2


.S 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, lease will
pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-
3860 or email 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


0 1 uSubleases


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.
321-287-9692 or 352-375-1280
Available March 1 or Sooner!
3-10-20-3

$300-$3251mo. Super close to campus +
on bus route. Walk-in closets, central heat
& air, washer & dryer, very nice & great
deal 870-0904 or 3184553 3-23-14-3

Beautiful, bright townhouse for sublese.
Large windows, new carpet, walk-in closet.
2BR/1.5BA. $600/mo 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

1 BR 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.; 1br/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 rte #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. 3-3-5-3

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,
cent AC, wd firs, courtyard & tons of closet
space. $799/mo. Avail May1. 321-508-9413
3-3-5-3

MARCH PAID
UNIVERSITY COMMONS 1BR'in 4BR/4BA.
Walk to UF. Gym, pool, spa. $395/mo incl
everything. March thru Aug. Guys only. 352-
817-6319 3-10-9-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA $325/mo. University
Terrace. Fully furnished, W/D. Call 617-970-
5400 3-8-2-3

Summer lease in Estates May move-in. I
pay covered parking and 10% of rent/mo.
You pay $450/mo all incl. Call Leah 256-682f
0003. Up to 4 rooms avail. 3-8-7-3


*1 Roommates


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


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

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


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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. secure: Exercise/pool. Direct bus UF- 3
mi. $465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3464. Flo
352-357-9656 or 352-636-4814 or 357-9656
2-28-33-4

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 Matt407-702-8019 2-28-17-4

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 route. Walk-in closets, central heat
& air, washer & dryer, very nice & great
deal! 870-0904 or 318-4553 3-23-14-4

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


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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/mo + util + 1/2
maintenance fee. Call Kristine 352-572-5819
3-10-10-4

Room for rent in spacious house near down-
town. Must be clean, cool, mellow. Utilities
included, W/D. Near to shopping. Avail Mar
1st. $400/mo. Kyle 213-3998 3-3-4-4

FURNISHED MASTER SUITE IN LARGE
HOME Pool community near UF/Shands.
Non-smoking professional only. Utilities,
cable TV and parking in garage. $450/mo.
376-7632 3-6-5-4


*j Real Estate


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.c6m 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


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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

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

CUTE & CONVENIENT 2BR/1BA cracker.
Wood floors, high ceilings, near downtown
& UF. Open kitchen, large screened porch,
new A/C with full price offer. $115k. Mitchell
Realty Call Grant Cooper 214-9270. 4-26-
50-5


EI Furnishings

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

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

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

BED King Pillowtnp mattress -boxsprings.
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 Chtippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-26-
72-6

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 1TO-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 0 Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 4-26-72-6

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6

MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
4-26-63-6

OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 OKing sets
$99 *from estate sale. Safe pine bunk bed
$109. 376-0939/378-6005 Call-A-Mattress
4370 SW 20th Ave. 4-26-63-6


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GATORNERD.COM
-Computer/ laptop repair
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7



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Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-26-56-7

**BLOW OUT SALE**
Computers For Sale, new and used. $100
to $500, new $499-$999. Repairs $40 mini-
mum. All software sale 10% off. 376-4116
3-20-10-7


Electronics



I l Bicycles

In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds


5l For Sale

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
21i1. 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.
18+ only. Email intcard123@hotmail.com for
order & payment instructions. 3-3-5-10
CAMERA EQUIPMENT
Nikon FG with flash attachment and manual;
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


Motorcycles, Mopeds

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-26-72-11

Swamp Cycles
534 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, Vehto, 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 bn similar models. 4-
26-72-11


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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
SCOOTER VERUCCI 150cc. Viper 2006.
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
HOMNDA250 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
2003 YAMAHA ZUMA
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

2006 YAMAHA ZUMA
Good shape, high horsepower, $2000/OBO
Call 352-870-4684 3-6-5-11


w| Autos

FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
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
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-26-72-12

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

Sun City Auto
No Credit Check "O" Down & Up
www.suncityautosales.com 338-1999 3-31-
53-12
Sun City Auto
Bring W-2 File Here Drive TODAY
www.suncityautosales.com 338-1999 3-31-
53-12

BEST CARS e LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
4-26-70-12
96 ECLIPSE FOR SALE. 140,000 miles.
Fast & clean. Excellent condition. Power
window, brand new timing belt & battery
& CD player & speakers. No leak & odor
$3500 Negotiable. Call 284-4295 Quinten.
3-10-42-12
SUN CITY AUTO
Test drive any vehicle and
*GETA 3 DAY, 2 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12


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PONTIAC SUNFIRE SE 1997
WHITE, CONVERTIBLE $4000/OBO
Great cond, exc sound sys 373-6571 3-3-
10-12

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


Gal Wanted

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

Black Female
39 years old (04/15/66)
4'10, 140 LBS.,
black hair, brown eyes

Wanted for:
Grand theft II1 and worthless
check x2.



ALACHUA COUNTY

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STOPPERS
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Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
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[ Help Wanted


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


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


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


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


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


ll Help Wanted


$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
*Seven weeks
*Room and Board Included

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

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/fir 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

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


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

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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PRDIGM
Nwar everyoiereyou wan to 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

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.
A Email: info@jacksonllc.com. 3-21-20-14


) Ell Help Wanted


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
BLIMP 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
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


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W* Help Wanted

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

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

WEB GURU NEEDED Experience in
HTML, PHP, SQL & Graphic Design a must!
Call Jeff today 352-692-4343 or e mail
BURGREENENTINC@aol.com 3-1-5-14

KNOWA FOREIGN LANGUAGE?
Make extra cash! Use your skills & make a
profit with www.jobcash.com 3-3-5-14
CHILDCARE NEEDED
fpr 11 & 14 year olds. After school Mon 2-5
PM & Thurs. 5:30-10:00 PM. Some trans-
portation necessary. No homework. Call
377-8431. 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
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable
responsible, enthusiastic; fun people.
Customer svc. exp helpful. For more Wifo
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

NETWORKADMIN & 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, $7/hr 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


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14, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006


*il Help Wanted

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.
3-35-14
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

PT Leasing Assistant: Primary responsibili-
tis, include but are not limited to greeting po-
tential tenants, showing apartments, answer-
ing phones, clerical duties, etc. Experience a
plus but will train. Salary negotiable. Hours
flexible. Must be available Saturday. Great
job for student! Fax resume to 377-9410.
EOE DFWP 3-20-10-14

PART TIME TICKETING CLERK
for Butterfly Rain Forest. Weekend & holi-
day availability required. Email resume to:
sschlachta@fmsworks.com 3-6-5-14
Business student, 2nd or 3rd year mar-
keting major. 15 or so hrs/wk is req. Flex
sched. Duties: help VP, sales & marketing
w/literature development, shows, identify
markets, design & place ads in trade maga-
zines, + publish a newsletter. Salary neg
position may become full time. Fax resume
to 367-1688 or email awad@heatpipe.com
3-6-5-14

PART TIME ADMIN POSITION AVAIL
NATIONAL Elec. Supply Co. Hours
8am-1pm M-F APPLY AT 3005 SW
WILLISTON RD OR SEND RESUME:
KUNIETIS@REXELUSA.COM 3-20-10-14
Positions available.

- Zaxby's on 43rd Street.
Call Boris or Emil at 352-376-8700 3-6-5-14

PT TELEMARKETING REPS NEEDED
Morning & afternoon shifts. 15-20 hrs/wk.
Agressive w/a good attitude. Exp helpful.
Call Marisol @ 352-375-0872 3-6-5-14


Services

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 --*
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 pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate 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


1 Services


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

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

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

* GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Custom Posters 0 Exhibits 0 Awards
Top Quality Fast Service 0 Low Prices
www.signpower.com
.SignMasters 335-7000
9-5-71-15

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

* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS *
Plaques Name Badges 0 Cups 0 Etc.
Best Selection In Town
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
9-5-71-15


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Mil Typing Services Ev Event Notices


SAME DAY SERVICE: transcription, typing,
apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletter,
flyers, ads, logos. Resume service 17 yrs
exp. 24-hr turnaround. Connie 271-2677
3-1-15-17



Personals


ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
4-26-72-18
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
Ave 375-3752. 4-26-72-18

VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
4-26-72-18
CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go -
100,000+ CDs on sale $5.99. Ten for $50.
We need more room for our GIANT DVD
INVENTORY. Cash paid for DVDs. Hear
Again 818 W. University Ave. 373-1800 4-
26-72-18

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

TENNIS RACKET STRINGING
Fast Service Close to UF
Westside Park Tennis 376-8250 2-28-
16-18
IMMIGRATION LAW
H B's, marriage/finance visas, naturalization
Reasonable fees
Richard Ruth, esq. www.ruthlaw.com
352-335-6748 3-23-20-18


ANONYMOUS C n c
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Connections
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) Want to mae ,a cnnecti, n Pla our ,ad


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 Auailable
378-9101
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 TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $991
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

Another Saturday night without a date?
Read The Alligator.


here to look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love
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


* Event Notices


IS YOUR 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 8-1 am
FUNDRAISER FOR
The Alachua County Council for the Blind
APPLEBEE'S
1005 NW 13th Street
$6.00 For info call 219-6948
3-3-10-20

GUN SHOW March 4 & 5.
Paramont Resort 2900 SW 13th St. Sat 9-4,
Sun 9-3. Concealed weapons class twice
daily. Admission $6. Info 904-461-0273 3-
3-8-20


FREE GRE VERBAL WORKSHOP
UF Reading & Writing Center offers this
workshop Mon & Wed March 6th & 8th from
4-6pm. Call 392-2010 to register & learn lo-
cation; 3-3-5-20


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SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
IN THIS SECTION
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3-10-50-21

WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
4-26-72-21


FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
352-338-8408
4-26-72-21

BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK
CELEBRITY CRUISE!
5 Days From$299! Includes Meals, Taxes,
Entry To Exclusive MTVu Events,
Beach Parties With Celebrities
As Seen on Real World, Road Rules!
On Campus Reps Needed!
www.SpringBreakTravel.com
Promo Code 35.1-800-678-6386
FL Seller of Travel Reg. #ST34486
2-15-81-21

CANCUN,ACAPULCO, JAMAICA
From $499
Travel With America's Largest & Ethics
Award Winning Spring Break Company!
Fly Scheduled Airlines,
Free Meals, Drinks,
Biggest Celebrity Parties!
On-Campus Marketing Reps Needed!
www.SpringBreakTravel.com
Promo Code 35. 1-800-678-6386
FL Seller of Travel Reg #34486
2-15-81-21

BAHAMAS
PLATINUM PACKAGE
Spring Break Exclusive

$189 5-Days/4-Nights
$239 7-Days/6-Nights

Prices include:
Round-trip luxury cruise with food.
Accommodations on the island at
your choice of ten resorts.
Free V.I.P. party package upgrade!
Appalachia Travel
1-800-867-5018
www.BahamaSun.com
WE WILL BEAT ANY PACKAGE PRICE!
Cancun from $499
FL Seller of Travel Reg #ST35585
3-3-89-21

Shotgun Sports-Skeet-Trap-5-Stand
Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat
Sun- OAM-6PM-Guys-Gals-Families
UF-Students-Memberships-Discounts
Training-Pro-Shop-Ammo-Rentals
Gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
4-26-67-21


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TRAVEL ANYWHERE CHEAP
Need to plan a spring break trip? Weekend
get-away? Trip home? Help for group trips,
honeymoons, etc!. www.yourtravelgenie.net.
FL Seller of Travel Reg#ST33570 3-31-
20-21
SPRING BREAK
Last minute OK. Jamaica from $335ea.
Bahamas from $299ea. reggae-jam.com
800-U-REGGAE or STA-UF-Union
ReggaeJAM. FL Seller of Travel Reg#10098
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 15


Midweek game

FSU's postseason

As usual, Mike Martin's Florida State
baseball team is preparing to face
the Gators as if anything more than a
midweek, nonconference game is at stake.
That's because the 10-1 Seminoles need to
hide the fact that they play a weak nonconfer-
ence schedule, and they are a one-man show.
It is truly a marvelous act of deception
to compel voters to put FSU in the top 10 of
national polls every year. Martin does this
by adjusting his starting rotation during the
weekend prior to midweek games against
.the Gators.
Tyler Chambliss, who has started each of
the three Saturday games for the Seminoles
this year, will face UF junior-transfer Kris
Gawriluk tonight. Chambliss (3-0) was the
last FSU pitcher to face the Gators. He threw
the final 3.2 innings of the Gators' 8-5 vic-
tory against his team in the 2005 Gainesville
Super Regional that earned UF a berth in the
College World Series.
Chambliss, who led the ACC in saves
last season, is on the watch list for the Roger
Clemens and Brooks Wallace awards, given
respectively to the top collegiate pitcher and
player each year. Why
s one of the top losers
from last season and
the second-best starter
in the FSU rotation
this year going to face
Tim Casey aguy making his first
Cas ey at the Bat Division I start?
Casey at theBat Because FSU the
tcasey@alligator.org team, the fans and the
boosters let the foot-
ball rivalry carry over to the baseball field.
They can't accept defeat to UF, not even in
a sport where the best teams in the country
will lose to the Gators 30 percent of the time.
By making the adjustment to his starting rota-
tion, Martin risks losing the preceding and
following weekend series.
UF coach Pat McMahon doesn't subscribe
to that logic. Instead, he will give Gawriluk a
chance to earn a position as a Sunday or mid-
week starter on a regular basis. Gawriluk has
pitched five innings in three appearances this
season. He has allowed one run, a solo home
run, and a total of four hits. Including seven
starts last season, Gawriluk started 20 games
at Daytona Beach Community College.
He should follow Stephen Locke's ex-
ample on how to defeat the Seminoles. As a
freshman last season, Locke quieted a hostile
crowd in Tallahassee, allowing one run dur-
ing 5.2 innings to pick up the victory against
FSU's Saturday starter.
Tonight, McKethan Stadium will be
packed, probably forcing fans to climb the
trees behind the "Jack Rye" outfield fence to
watch the game. Rye, FSU's right fielder, ran
into the fence twice so hard during the
first Super Regional game that the chain-link
still probably sports his profile.
He leads the Seminoles with a .444 aver-
age this season, but All-American Shane
Robinson is the cog that drives FSU's offense.
Robinson has been successful in eight stolen-
base attempts in 12 games this season, after
stealing 49 last year.
It's a shame that Matt LaPorta, Robinson's
teammate on the USA Baseball National Team,
will not be part of action this time. He will fest
his strained oblique muscle in hopes that he
can play in UF's weekend series against Texas
A&M.
If Robinson had the same injury, I'd bet
Martin would still toss in all his chips against
the Gators. And that's why FSU has a lot
more to lose.


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BASEBALL, from page 16

1.80 ERA), a junior college transfer
who will be making his first start at
UF.
"He deserves the opportunity to
start," McMahon said. "He is.a three-
pitch guy with great field presence. He
does a great job with the running game
and with the short game, and against
Florida State, that is a huge part of
what we need to do to be successful."
Although facing four staff aces in
five days is a daunting task, the Gators


know that it's something they will
have to get used to after finishing sec-
ond in the nation last season.
"That's the target we have on our
back," UF outfielder Gavin Dickey
said. "We played ourselves in this
position, and to be the
best, we've got to beat
Vjito rs the best.
B a ebal1 "Every team that we
face is going to throw
their [best] guy against
us every time out, and they are going
to play harder for us than they might
for somebody else."
The Seminoles will have even more


incentive to defeat the Gators. Not only
is UF their biggest rival, but the Gators
ended FSU's season last year one step
short of the College World Series.
Dickey, a Tallahassee native, could
be the man to step up'in LaPorta's
absence.
Dickey hit .571 against the
Seminoles in last year's Gainesville
Super Regional.
"It's an important game to get back
on the winning streak again and gain
some respect and feel good about our-
s,elves again," Davis said. "It's a big
game either way, and it-is even bigger
because it is Florida State."


ly several times in the second half, only to have the Crimson.
Tide match their every push.
And with a chance to finally get over the hump, UF gave
up three offensive rebounds in the final 90 seconds of the
game, squandering any chance of a comeback.
Donovan pointed to an increased level of competition
as one of the reasons why the Gators have been struggling
during the past month. He said that his team's unselfish at-
titude and drive were only enough to will it past weaker
competition.
"If you look at our last four to six games, everybody
knew it was going to be the toughest part and stretch of
our schedule," Donovan said. 'Our basketball team, when
we had all that early success, I don't know if we've played
against teams as talented as we're playing against now."
Despite the downward turn, Donovan doesn't feel like
his team lacks confidence, a sentiment echoed by his play-
ers.
"Confidence is never a problem," senior Adrian Moss
said. "We're a very good basketball team. We know what
we need to correct to make things happen."
Still, Donovan said the Gators are trying to compensate
for their recent woes by simply raising their level of effort
on the floor.
But the coach knows that isn't going make shots fall,
improve rebounding or make stops on the defensive end
of the floor.
S"They've got to make the choice to say, 'You know what?
These things need to get corrected,'" Donovan said. "And
I think there's been a little bit of our- team [thinking], 'I'll
just play harder, and that will make it better,' and that's not
going to make it better. Not with the quality of teams we've
played against."


Kim Klement/ Alligator
Senior forward Adrian Moss drives through Vanderbilt's d-
fense during UF's Jan. 28. win against the Commodores.,


Donovan: struggles due to increased competition'

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Sports
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Struggling Gators to host FSU

S~ By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Writer

A day after Wake Forest handed
then-No. 1 UF a 4-0 defeat, the zeros
still flashed on the scoreboard.
.. With the score staring them down
'-.=as the No. 5 Gators (8-3) took batting
practice Monday, they knew that
their work wasn't going to get any
easier.
After facing three No. 1 starters
in three days during the weekend,
the Gators will face yet another ace
tonight when No. 10 Florida State
(10-1) comes to McKethan Stadium.
And UF will likely be without
All-American first baseman Matt
LaPorta for the fourth consecutive
game.
LaPorta is still listed as day-to-
day after injuring his oblique muscle
last week.
"That's part of the challenge for
us to become a better ball club," UF
coach Pat McMahon said.
--. Taking the mound for the
SSeminoles will be junior Tyler
Chamblisswho heads into tonight's
game 3-0 with a 0.95 ERA and 18
; t strikeouts in 19 innings.
.... "I saw him pitch in high school,
and he's a good pitcher," UF short-
stop Adam Davis said. "He's got
good numbers, he's got good stuff
'' -" and that is why he is there."
Andy Apicella /Alligator Staff The Gators, on the other hand,
Shortstop Adam Davis and the No. 5 Gators are trying to pick up their game will be starting Kris Gawriluk (0-0,
to contend with Florida State at McKethan Stadium tonight. SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 15


MEN'S BASKETBALL

Team strives


to end slump

By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

As UF raced to a 17-0 start, and even when
the Gators began to lose, praise rained down
upon the team for its players' unselfishness
and passion.
Now, that might not be enough.
With UF having lost six of its last 11 games,
the clock is slowly ticking toward March.
The Gators' home-court advantage
with a first-round NCAA
Tournament appearance in'
Jacksonville, seemingly a
shoo-in a month ago, is now
in serious jeopardy.
With the regular season
drawing to a close, UF could
Donovan play as little as foitr more
games this season, includ-
ing the Southeastern Conference and NCAA
tournaments.
If the Gators wish to extend their season,
they must find some answers to correct their
three-game losing skid quickly.
"Our basketball team this year has played
with energy; they've played with passion and
enthusiasm," UF coach Billy Donovan said.
"And this time of year, those things will keep
you around and keep you in the game, but
they're not good enough to win the game."
UF's six losses this year have come by a to-
tal of 27 points, none greater than the 6-point
defeat at South Carolina.
Sunday's loss at Alabama was a prime ex-
ample of what has plagued the Gators during
their losing stretch.
They fell behind early but were able to ral-
SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 15


UF, Miami revisit rivalry; games scheduled for 2008, 2013


* SCHOOLS DISCUSSED A
NEUTRAL SITE FOR 2014.

By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org

The Gators have renewed one
their fiercest football rivalries, at
least temporarily.
UF and Miami finalized an
agreement to play a two-game
home-and-home series, UF
athletics director Jeremy Foley
announced Monday. The Gators



Men's basketball
Pittsburgh (8) 62
West Virginia (16) 67
Men's basketball
Q.,ahoma State 66
Oklahoma (19) 67


will host the Hurricanes on Sept.
6, 2008, and UF will travel to the
Orange Bowl to conclude the se-
ries on Sept. 7, 2013.
After the NCAA added a 12th
game to the college football sea-
son, Foley said that both schools
wanted to renew the rivalry dur-
ing seasons that ran 14 weeks
rather thani'the typical 13 weeks
in order to take advantage-of an
additional off-weekend.
"I just think to put Miami in a
13-week season our schedule
is tough enough as it is," Foley
said. "With 14 weeks, it gives us


* Baseball: Florida State vs. UF
McKethan Stadium, 6:30 p.m.
* General admission is sold out.
Students admitted free with a
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another open date to play with
there. That's why we did it."
Foley also said that both
schools have discussed play-
ing at a neutral site in 2014, but
TV broadcast-
ing rights have
proven a point of
contingency.
l "It's obvi-
ously a marquee
ballgame," Foley said. "Both
schools' television partners are
going to want that.
"I would say right now that
2014 is to be determined. No


commitment. Just find out what
happens when the next television
contract is released."
Since 1938, the Gators had
faced the Hurricanes every year
through 1987, except 1943, for
a total of 53 games, the most
against any nonconference op-
ponent.
Miami holds a 28-25 advantage
in the series and has defeated UF
in the schools' past six meetings
- the last of which came in a
27-10 Hurricanes win at the 2004
Peach Bowl.
Foley and Miami athletics


SThe UF men's golf team wrapped up its
second round of play in the Puerto Rico Invi-
tational on Monday. Visit the alligatorSports
Web site to read more about the Gators and
Santa Fe's baseball victory.


director Paul Dee would like to
schedule more consistent meet-
ings between the schools, Foley
said, but scheduling conflicts
make that infeasible.
"I think the series is good for
the state," Foley said. "But it's
just not a series that's going to
work out on a regular basis.
"There's just no perfect place
to play. It's as difficult for them
as it is for us. The open dates we
have are before Georgia and be-
fore FSU; it's tough to put Miami
in there. When you don't have
the flexibility, it's tough to do."


First-place votes in parenthesis
1. Duke (65) 6. Texas
2. Connecticut (6) 7. GW
3. Memphis (1) 11. Tennessee
4. Villanova 17. UF
5. Gonzaga 21. LSU


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