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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2,2006
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006
UF in Top 10
By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Staff Writer
UF patented 64 inventions last year, making it the uni-
versity with the seventh highest number of patents issued
Among those inventions are a better refrigerator, a
germ-proof grapevine and a road signal that warns driv-
ers of upcoming traffic.
Patents earn UF millions of dollars in royalties, which
range from 5 percent to 20 percent of the revenue an in-
UF Last year, licensed products brought
Academics in $40 million. That number grows each
year as UF accumulates more patented
Patents also advertise the university to corporations
that buy UF's products corporate partnerships are im-
portant to UF research.
Most UF inventions are medical devices and treat-
ments devised by the College of Medicine, but other col-
leges contribute as well, said Jane Muir, associate director
of the UF Office of Technology Licensing.
One invention patented in 2005 is a system that makes
refrigerators and freezers more efficient by minimizing
frost buildup on their coils.
To do so, it absorbs and traps airborne water molecules
before they become frost.
Another innovation employs a series of sensors, mea-
suring position and velocity, to be placed at intervals on
SEE PATENTS, PAGE 12
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During her performance in the O'Connell Center on Tuesday night, Margaret Cho emphasized self-acceptance
by re-enacting simultaneously driving and losing control of her bowels due to a persimmons-only diet.
Cho takes on homosexuality
By SASHA MURADALI
Alligator Contributing Writer
From re-enactments of events in
her life to jokes about her mother
and the Bush administration,
Margaret Cho left to a standing
ovation of more than 6,000 people
Clad in a blue paisley skirt, leop-
ard print leggings, black stilettos
and a red-and-white striped shirt,
Cho entertained the crowd at the
Stephen C. O'Connell Center as a
part of Pride Awareness Month.
Longtime friend and standup co-
median Bruce Daniels opened for
Accent, Student Government
speakers bureau, and Pride Student
Union paid about $26,000 to bring
Cho to UF.
Cho performed new material
and old material from her "I'm the
One That I Want" show, which dis-
cusses her personal struggles with
Cho recreated her mother's long
phone messages after. her coming
out as a bisexual in a stereotypical
accent, saying, "Why don't you talk
to mammy, they have gay all over
the world, they have gay all over
the world but not Korean."
SEE CHO, PAGE 12
1980s saw sexual heat in bathrooms, fire in hall
Editor's note: This is
the eighth in a series of
ing the Independent
100th ear of publica-
tion. The following
covers UF events from
1980 to 1989. A new
decade will be featured
By NEIL HUGHES and OLIVIA ORMOS
Alligator Staff Writers
The decade of decadence wasn't so glorious at
times for UF.
A series of stories that ran in the Independent
Florida Alligator exposing sex in campus bathrooms
created a concern for university administrators.
In 1989, the university did what it could to plug
"glory holes" in campus bathrooms.
The holes, which were drilled into stall walls,
were reportedly used by gay men for anonymous anal
DeShawn Wynn nor
any of his fellow
running backs have
Urban Meyer this
spring. Minor inju-
ries have plagued
the Gators in
Meyer's second year.
See story, pg. 24.
and oral sex.
Joanne Auth, a UF health educator at the time,
stressed in the Feb. 21, 1989 edition of the Alligator
that irresponsible sexual behavior by anyone of any
,.. -.. .could lead to seri-
augnator ous risks.
A Century of Coverage officials to fill
the holes and do
whatever else to see that there is no message that this
behavior is condoned by the task force," she said.
Available from Commercial News Providers"
a The founder and
president of Wikipedia,
Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales,
will speak on free culture
and its role in universities
tonight in the banquet
room of Emerson Alumni
Hall. See story, pg. 5.
As promiscuous behavior by all orientations in-
creased, so did cases of AIDS, which grew 25 percent
faster in Alachua County compared to AIDS growth
in the state of Florida.
The number of reported cases more than doubled
from 24 in 1987 to 53 in 1989.
Hard times also struck Dec. 6, 1987, when 75-
year-old Johnson Hall burned to the ground in a
The hall, at the corner of Fletcher Drive and Union
see 1980s, page 8
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UF opens the doors of Disability Resource Center
Students' vision now a reality
By JESSICA DUCHENE
Alligator Contributing Writer
The determination of four UF
students turned a dream into reality
Tuesday as UF celebrated the grand
opening of its Disability Resource
Center, which provides learning
accommodations to students with
The center held a ribbon-cutting
ceremony'before opening its doors
to students and faculty interested
in touring the facility, learning about
its accommodations and viewing its
Gene Zdziarski, dean of stu-
dents, attended the ceremony and
said it was great to see a campus
community coming together to
make something happen.
"The Disability Resource Center
marks a major step forward in being
able to provide accommodated ser-
vices for any UF student with dis-
abilities," Zdziarski said. "UF now
has one of the true state-of-the-art
facilities in the country for students
Bethany Stevens was one of the
four students that originally began
working toward the development of
an accommodated testing center for
students with disabilities. Stevens
started a campaign in Fall 2003 and
collected approximately 2,000 signa-
tures in support of the building. She
said it was rewarding to see the cen-
ter after all of her hard work.
"It's beautiful, I mean, I feel
alive," Stevens said. "We've made a
hell of a center."
The center provides services
such as one-on-one counseling,
technology training, testing accom-
modations, sign language interpret-
ers, time management skills, course
substitutions and note-taking ser-
vices, said James R. Faubel, learning
specialist at the Disability Resource
Stevens said students will ben-
efit from a resource center that is
centralized and provides quiet and
separate testing spaces. Students
used to shuffle around campus
and ended up testing in dorm base-
ments, but the Disability Resource
Center prevents testing environ-
ments like that, she said.
"We dared to dream and look
outside the box," Stevens said.
The center helps students under-
stand available services and gives
them the opportunity to receive
classroom accommodations that
they need, said Valerie Pfister, learn-
ing specialist at the center.
"Our job is to let them know that
registering at the center will help
them," she said.
Susan Swiderski, learning spe-
cialist at the center,
On said the grand opening
Campus could. not have gone
better. She said she
was also pleased that UF President
Bernie Machen was able to attend
the open house and ceremony.
"It was a big success," Swiderski
SJohn Denny, director of the
Disability Resource Center, said
over 1,300 students are active and
eligible for learning accommoda-
tions. He said 177 students at the
center applied for graduation in
May and that they are expecting
59 incoming freshmen for the 2006-
2007 school year.
"I feel fortunate to be a part of
this," Denny said. "And to think
this started from a small group of
students. It really was a student-
The Dean of Students, Student
Government, Division of Housing
and Residence Education, the Office
of the Provost and the Americans
With Disabilities Act Compliance
Office were also large assets to the
center's success, Denny said.
"UF has had a big year in 2006,"
he said. "We celebrated our first 100
years in Gainesville, won the NCAA
championship for men's basket-
ball, and now we have a Disability
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Problems cloud first day of football ticket registration
By ALl SOULE
Alligator Contributing Writer
Ben Porras picked up the phone and dialed
again. He' knew the number by heart now
- he had dialed it 15 times before he finally
He entered his information. The automated
system accepted it, and he was registered for
the lottery. He was one of the lucky ones.
-About 1,300 students registered for the
Gators football lottery and paid for their
tickets Monday evening, but there were some
students who weren't able to register.
High call volume, student ID numbers not
working and busy signals prohibited some
students from being able to register, swamped
the ticket office with calls and sent employees
scrambling to fix problems.
Eric Reinke, a ticket office intern, said the
system rejected some students' ID numbers
because students entered their ID num-
bers incorrectly or the University Athletic
Association didn't have accurate account in-
formation on file.
"We've had people holding for us since
8:30 a.m.," Reinke said Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
"We're trying to solve everyone's problems
Porras, 22, said this was the first year he
didn't have to wait on the phone for hours, but
he's upset about the increase of ticket prices.
"It's ridiculously horrible," he said. "They
hit us with this double whammy. They've hit
us with time-consuming ticket ordering and
then raised prices."
Students at Florida State University get
their tickets for free, he said. He thought the
$42 price tag for tickets last year was accept-
able, but he thinks $70 is too much.
"I'd just like to know where the extra
money is going," Porras said. "How is it going
to benefit the school?"
Reinke said several factors caused the price
"Prices were raised across the board," he
said. "Every couple of years, prices raise due
to inflation and increased costs to the athletic
Students have enjoyed $7 tickets per game
for more than six years, Reinke said. The price
increased because the Gators have seven home
games this season, one more than last.
"Every couple of years, prices raise
due to inflation and increased
costs to the athletic association."
ticket office intern
Despite an e-mail sent to students inform-
ing them of the price increase, Reinke said
some students were caught off guard.
If students' ID numbers are rejected mul-
tiple times, they should call the ticket office.
The phone lines will be open from 8 a.m. to
midnight every day until April 19, which will
be another busy day, he said.
Reinke emphasized that students do not
need to rush to register.
"You have the same chance if you order
tickets today than if you order them next
Wednesday at midnight," he said.
The athletic association will hold the
lottery the -week of April 24. Students who
have more than 90 hours of UF credit have
the best chance of winning, according to
Gatorzone.com. The same system was used
last year, and 1,500 tickets were not sold.
"We didn't even need the lottery," he said.
He said he expects the same to happen this
Lottery winners will be notified by e-mail
by April 28. Students who do not win the lot-
tery will have the money refunded to their
credit cards the week of May 8.
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Passover meals abundant
* HILLEL IS HELPING STUDENTS HOST
THEIR OWN PASSOVER SEDERS.
By RACHEL ROBINS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Jewish students will adhere to a low-carb diet
the next eight days as they celebrate Passover.
Passover is a Jewish holiday that represents
the start of the harvest season in Israel and com-
memorates the Jews' liberation from Egypt. During
Passover, Jews are not allowed to eat any form of
Three seders, or Passover feasts, willbe offered at
Hillel on Wednesday for the first night of Passover.
The Gator Seder and Seder For Dummies will begin
at 7:30 p.m., and an Israeli seder will begin at 8:30
p.m. Two seders will take place Thursday at 7:30
p.m. for the second night.
Rabbi Jonathan Siger, who will conduct The
Gator Seder, expects 200 to 300 people to attend.
Jews in Greek Letter Organizations, a UF group,
will hold another seder at Alpha Epsilon Pi on
Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.
Organization President Emily Panzer said the
event is open to everyone but will probably be
composed of mostly Greeks. She expects about 150
people to attend.
"It's going to be a fun seder with mostly students,
and it's going to be on campus," Panzer said.
Stacy Levitt will host another seder by the pool
at Campus Lodge. She said the event will be open
to everyone regardless of whether they are residents
of the apartment complex or not, and she expects
about 30 to 60 people to attend. Levitt will use the
seder grants she received from Hillel to conduct it.
"I'm excited about it," Levitt said. "I thought it
would be fun to host a seder where a lot of people
I know live."
Hillel offered seder grants to students who
wanted to host their own seders. The idea was cre-
ated by Hillel Executive Director Keith Dvorchik
and the grant contains all the items needed for a
"The response has been overwhelming," Siger
said. "We always have more requests than we can
Siger and the rest of the Hillel staff began to pre-
pare the sedar grants Monday. They expect to feed
abuut 800 people with the grants.
Students had to sign a contract and
Student attend a session to learn how to host
Life a seder. All grants were free with the
funds coming from donations.
"Most Jews get pretty excited about Passover,"
Siger said. "The chance to host a free seder is an ir-
With this year's Passover seders occurring on
weekdays, Siger said students should be allowed to
get out of their academic responsibilities to celebrate
the holiday. UF has a policy that allows students to
be absent from a class because of a religious holiday.
Siger said he has run into some problems with pro-
fessors concerning the Jewish event.
For example, one professor wanted his student
to take an exam on Passover morning, which would
have prevented the student from flying to New
York to be with his family.
"It's like someone taking an exam on Christmas
Eve," Siger said.
He has been writing letters to help students get
out of academic obligations that may interfere with
their observance of Passover.
SON : :"
to give talk at UF
By HEATHER JONCZAK
Alligator Contributing Writer
The founder and president
of Wikipedia, Jimmy "Jimbo"
Wales, will speak on free cul-
ture and its role in universities
tonight in the banquet room of
Emerson Alumni Hall.
The event is free and open
to the public, and doors will
open at 6:30 p.m., said Gavin
Baker, president of Florida Free
Culture, which is co-sponsoring
The event cost UF $2,175,
which includes Wales' hotel stay.
Wikimedia Foundation, a
nonprofit organization that
operates Wikipedia.com, is a
free, online encyclopedia com-
piled from user-edited articles.
Internet users can edit content
and post their own material on
the Web site.
Baker said many college
students use Wikipedia to ca-
sually look things up or to do
research for a class. Students are
also interested in the Web site's
Baker said there is, a funny in-
teraction between academia and
organizations like Wikipedia.
"Universities have been the
gatekeepers of knowledge," he
said. "Now, Wikipedia and other
online resources are democratiz-
ing that and making information
Wales will discuss how
universities promote access to
information and technological
change, Baker said.
In addition to Florida Free
Culture, the event is sponsored
by Accent, Student Government's
speakers bureau, and the Center
for Entrepreneurship and
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Sometimes, you just have to have faith in President
Amid news that Iran has successfully enriched ura-
nium for the first time, Bush administration officials are reit-
erating that they remain committed to a diplomatic solution
to the crisis of a nuclear Iran.
We hope they can do it.
Because with all the rhetoric coming out of Iran these
days, we're starting to wonder whether a backyard bomb
shelter is such a bad idea after all.
Hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, no
stranger to controversy, has frequently and vocally chal-
lenged both the Western world and our allies -in Israel, go-
ing so far as to call for the Jewish state to be "wiped off the
Imagine our chagrin when we discovered Iran's sudden
progress in uranium enrichment, along with Ahmadinejad's
claim that "Iran will soon join the cub of countries that have
Iran's enrichment comes over the stem objections of the
U.N. Security Council, which, on March 29, demanded that
Iran suspend its uranium program. Ahmadinejad blew it off,
saying, "The enemies must know that they cannot hinder the
Of course, it's entirely possible that Iran just wants nucle-
ar energy like the rest of the developed world, which they
should be able to get. But therein lies the rub. The same ura-
nium enrichment techniques used to make fuel for nuclear
reactors can also be used to make material for nuclear weap-
ons. It's a dangerous game.
And given Iran's recent actions, we're not exactly optimis-
tic at the prospects that diplomacy will win the day.
Yet the Bush administration remains upbeat, saying that
diplomatic solutions are still available and that alleged plans
of an imminent attack against Iran are "just wild specula-
"I know here in Washington, prevention means force,"
Bush said. "It doesn't mean force necessarily. In this case, it
And maybe that counts for something. But with the stakes
so high, it's difficult to know just how many concessions the
U.S. is willing to make to diplomatically prevent Iran from
getting the bomb. How far can we reasonably expect to go
before a military attack is the only option left on the table?
News of Iran's enrichment success couldn't come at a
worse time for Bush, whose approval ratings recently hit a
new low of 38 percent, according to a new Washington Post-
ABC News poll. The president's political capital is simply
But the same could also be said of the U.S. mili-
tary. Following the costly, dismal invasions of Iraq and
Afghanistan, it's easy to wonder how much juice our military
has left to prevent nuclear proliferation in Iran.
It's the military scenario that everyone feared. Iraq, a
relatively small potato once ruled by a tyrannical yet stable
dictator, has sapped both the resources and the morale of the
most powerful military in the world. We now find ourselves
bogged down in a conflict without clear goals or exit strate-
But who knows? Mohamed ElBaradei, the head of the
U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy
Agency, heads to Iran later this week. Maybe we'll get lucky.
Maybe E1Baradei will find that we have nothing to worry
about. Or maybe Iran's leaders will spontaneously decide
that uranium enrichment just isn't for them.
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And on April 4, the scourge of the House, the Hammer
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of Doom he keeps on his desk.'
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mation of Bourbon Street (or University Avenue, for that
matter) at the news of DeLay's eventual resignation. This
was, after all, one of the key figures in the political castra-
tion of the Democratic Party.
But as tempting as it may be to dance on DeLay's grave,
Democrats shouldn't, and not just to show The Hammer
the grace and civility he so conspicuously and repeatedly
scorned. No, the best reaction to the end of DeLay's career
is the somber contemplation of it.
The jokes a few paragraphs above notwithstanding,
DeLay is not evil not really. He's a Republican tool
- no more, no less and as such, he isn't good or evil.
Hammers or screwdrivers don't possess moral qualities;
they're only good or evil to the extent that their owner
uses them for good or evil means.
DeLay did no more than was asked of him during his
time in politics. He was unable to do more than was asked
of him. That he entered into a toxic, venomous political
climate so in tune with his own sensibilities was his great
stroke of fortune.
flection of politics
And that's the key. When look-
ing at DeLay's career, the details of
his various unfortunate acts dis-
tract us from the larger point.
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ing to adapt to a bitter and bilious
atmosphere. If Tom DeLay never
existed, Washington would have invented him. He's an
interchangeable part, a cog in a machine.
No, the real story is that our political atmosphere has
degenerated to a level where blank slates like DeLay iden-
tify a hateful attitude as the popular one.
It's probably unfair to place the blame for the state of
things on any one individual or political party. Maybe
it's the GOP's fault for treating Bill Clinton as more of a
Satanic caricature than a political opponent. Maybe it's
Clinton's and James Carville's fault for responding to
vitriol with vitriol.
And maybe the death knell for civility was the 2000
South Carolina Republican Primary, where certain opera-
tives called up Republican photos and implied that John
McCain had an illegitimate, black child.
There are no easily identifiable villains. There are no
easy solutions. And those thinking that they are rid of
DeLay are fooling themselves. Without a change in cul-
ture, DeLay will return in another guise, perhaps even in
a different party.
But there will always be another Tom DeLay.
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Bright Futures is irreplaceable
As one of the thousands of UF
students who depend on Bright
Futures for my education, I found
myself staring in disbelief at
Matt Warren's ridiculous column
Monday. In his column, he writes
that this so-called "free lunch" edu-
cation will be the biggest obstacle
keeping UF from being a Top 10
If it were not for Bright Futures, I
would not have been able to afford
an equal chance at a UF education.
Warren says that students are just
"expendable goof-offs" struggling
to motivate themselves. This is
insulting to every student on this
campus who has dedicated in-
numerable hours to studying and
coursework to maintain his or her
grades and financial aid status.
Warren suggested doubling
tuition rates, with Bright Futures
covering half and students carry-
ing the rest of the financial burden.
Brilliant. So students who worked
to attain Bright Futures now also
have to work two jobs and get stu-
dent loans in order to get an educa-
Warren also suggested that UF
should raise admission standards
and decrease enrollment. Maybe
he didn't get the memo, but each
year, UF's freshman class has
higher grade point averages and
SAT/ACT scores than the previous
year, and the admissions process
has become increasingly more se-
lective. Taking away Bright Futures
won't catapult the university into
the Top 10 list. Instead, it will cause
UF's enrollment to be dominated
only by affluent students regard-
less of academic credentials, while
it leaves intelligent and motivated
students with a glass ceiling on
How is this possibly bettering
things for UF? And furthermore, if
UNC at Chapel Hill is such a prom-
inent institution as Matt Warren
makes it out to be, then why is he
working towards a Ph.D. at UF in-
stead? Who knows? Maybe he just
couldn't afford it.
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the U.S." She notes that building a
Wall on the U.S.-Mexican border "is
basically a form of discrimination
against Mexicans." Lisa is exactly
right. If the French had not dis-
criminated against-the Germans be-
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extended the Maginot Line to cover
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What started as a small grease fire
grew into an inferno Sunday night, re-
ducing one of UF's oldest buildings to
a pile of charred timbers and crumbled
walls within four hours.
Three student employees were work-
ing in the Rathskeller kitchen about 3:
30 Sunday afternoon, preparing for the
dinnertime rush. One of the employees,
UF junior Darryl Smith, said a deep-dish
grease pan "blew up in flames" after his
manager turned it on.
One' student employee emptied
three fire extinguishers trying to douse
the blaze. "It just didn't work. I guess it
wouldn't put out a grease fire," said the
manager, who would not give his name.
Meanwhile, another worker, UF
sophomore Sherri Christopher, raced to
call the fire department. Gainesville fire-
fighters arrived four minutes later.
All of the employees got out in
time, said Gainesville Fire Department
spokeswoman SheilaHayes. Gainesville
firefighter Jimmy Durden suffered the
only injuries. Although officials did
not say how badly he was hurt, Durden
was treated and released from Shands
Hospital the same night. Hayes would
only say that Durden hurt his foot mov-
ing equipment. Before the evening was
over, more than two dozen firefighters
and five of Gainesville's 11 fire engines
were summoned in a vain attempt to
save the 75-year-old building.
As more ofGainesville's firefighters
were called in to douse the blaze, fire
trucks from nearby towns of Alachua,
Jonesville, Windsor and Micanopy stood
by. The backups waited at Gainesville's
city limits to handle any other fires in the
city, according to Alachua County Fire
Department spokeswoman Jean Lemile.
Gainesville firefighters first tried to
fight the fire from inside the hall. But
they had to retreat when the roof began
"The building was falling down
all around us," said firefighter David
Howton. "At that point it's not a matter
of a decision of whether to get out. You
either get out or you get killed."
After firefighters saw no way to
save Johnson Hall, they concentrated on
saving the adjoining Arts and Sciences
"When the roof started falling in
on us, there was nothing we could do.
This was one we didn't get to in time,"
University police carry away one of 27 protesters arrested
for blocking the front of Tigert Hall in April 1985.
ALLIGATOR FILE PHOTO
Kappa Sigma fraternity brothers celebrate the Gators' first-ever SEC football champion-
ship with a balcony party.
from page 1
Road, across from the infirmary,
caught fire when an overheated
deep fat fryer exploded at about
3:40 p.m. that Sunday.
The land has since been turned
into a parking lot.
Despite tough times, the '80s
saw UF improve in both academia
"Academically, the faculty was
never better and the colleges were
getting bigger," said Carl Van Ness,
"We were attracting better stu-
dents, and there was a major capital
The men's basketball team made
its first NCAA appearance in 1987,
and won an SEC title in 1989.
The Gators football team showed
a great deal of promise, featuring
stars such as Emmitt Smith and
"I was lucky to be a low-level
intern at the time in the athletic
department's sports information de-
partment," said UF alumnus of '84,
"I got to see some amazing play-
ers of the time."
The team captured the SEC title
in 1984 and 1985. However, those
titles were stripped due to NCAA
rule violations by head coach
Charley Pell, leaving accolades for
the team out of reach.
"The football team was finally
making a statement," Van Ness
said, "But there were all those nasty
As UF gained prominence, the
Alligator was also gaining atten-
tion, expanding its coverage and
doing more investigative stories.
One major focus for the paper
was race and gender issues at UF
during the '80s as both blacks and
women gained footing within the
administration and student body.
A program in women's stud-
ies added a new dimension to the
UF hired more women faculty
members, and several women be-
came high-level deans.
"We were waiting for the
1990s, but we didn't know
we were waiting at the
time. We were heading in
the right direction, but we
were still on. the cusp of
Carl Van Ness
Students elected Charlotte
Mather, the first female Student
Body president in 1983, and the
first black femalepresident, Pamela
Bingham, in 1986.
Politics were cutthroat in the
'80s Student Government, one
"There was always some kind of
rift going on with Florida Blue Key
as it was so political," said Terri
Parnell, UF alumna of 1988. "It just
taught me about real-life politics
Growth also came to UF in
the '80s through funding, which
saw a large increase, allowing the
university to hire more faculty and
construct new buildings.
In 1980, the university built
the Stephen C. O'Connell Center
for basketball, swimming, com-
mencements, banquets and public
Its waterproof fabric top, resem-
bling to a large balloon, made the
O'Dome one of the most recognized
buildings on campus.
New world-class facilities
weren't the only convenience of-
fered to the student body: Students
no longer had to wait in line for
their financial aid checks. For the
first time, the university sent them
But for UF, the best was still to
"We were waiting for the 1990s,
but we didn't know we were wait-
ing at the time," Van Ness said. "We
were heading in the right direction,
but we were still on the cusp of
ALLIGATOR FILE PHOTO
Evangelist Jed Smock preaches on the Plaza of the Ameri-
cas. Students can still catch his sermons on campus today.
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Flames ravage historic hall
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Congressman secures $250K for SFCC fine arts
* THE MONEY WILL HELP
BUILD A FINE ARTS FACILITY.
By LINDSEY FRANCO
SFCC received a hefty $250,000
endowment Tuesday, which it will
use to plant the seed for a high-
tech fine arts facility.
U.S. Congressman Cliff Steams,
the Gainesville Republican whose
district encompasses SFCC and
UF, secured the funding, adding
to the $115,000 he donated for the
building last year.
SFCC President Jackson Sasser
said the college will combine
Steams' financial support with
private and state funding to meet
with architects to set plans for the
Sasser said the college hopes
to break ground for the state-of-
the-art performing arts center in
"To have a college like this
without a really good performing
arts center just didn't make sense,"
SFCC envisions a digitally
enhanced, 499-seat facility, which
will resemble UF's Phillips Center
for the Performing Arts on a small-
er scale, he said.
Tari Kendall, co-director of the
Dance Theater of Santa Fe, SFCC's
dance company, said she was
pleasedStearns recognized the im-
portance of a fine arts building.
Students in the fine arts de-
partment, which include the
dance company and the theater
department, outgrew SFCC's
small auditorium and have been
performing at the Phillips Center,
"All these people need a
venue to be highlighted in to do
them justice for all the work that
they do," Kendall said.
The congressman arrived at
the SFCC campus after a stop
at Gainesville Regional Airport,
where he presented airport offi-
cials with more federal money.
Stearns said he embraced the
idea of a fine arts facility because
it would improve curriculum and
"Within the community, it
would be a bit of cachet," he
Stears' admiration for 88-
year-old Alberto Alonzo, the re-
vered Cuban choreographer who
Sasser named SFCC's "Master
Artist in Residence" further mo-
tivated Steams to find funding
for the facility.
"Two hundred fifty thousand miring the 3-by-2 foot check. "He
dollars that is a quarter of a just raised a lot of money today, I
million!" Sasser exclaimed, ad- gotta say."
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Master Artist in Residence Alberto Alonzo (left) speaks with SFCC President Jackson Sasser (center) and
U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns on Tuesday afternoon after Stearns presented $250,000 to the college.
Eviction of fire rescue team may slow response times
By DOMINICK TAO
Alachua County's busiest fire rescue
unit could be evicted from Northwest
Gainesville later this month, increas-
ing response times for the city's other
Emergency Medical Service teams, a
county official said Tuesday.
Rescue One, the county ambulance cur-
rently stationed about a mile northwest of
UF at 1904 NW Sixth St., could be forced
to find a new home because it is stationed
in a neighborhood zoned for office or resi-
"They're removing our busiest unit,"
said Megan Crandall, Alachua County
Fire Rescue's spokeswoman.. "The impact
on residents would be unfortunate. It will
be harder to save people."
Crandall said for the past three years,
Rescue One was housed in a
Publc residentially zoned neighbor-
'''" hood without any problems.
In 2006, she said someone
complained about the ambulance station's
zoning violation, which ignores city code
that requires rescue units to be housed in
areas zoned as either warehouse or indus-
In 2005, Rescue One responded to more
than 2,500 calls, Crandall said.
Saul Silber, a Gainesville landlord who
-owned the property where Rescue One
used to be located, said the county should
apply to the city for rezoning.
City officials could not be reached for
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Gators sit like champs
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By ASHLEY PACK
Alligator Contributing Writer
Student seats for the NCAA
Championship were limited, but now
for the first time fans can purchase
replicas of the official Final Four chairs
the UF basketball team sat in.
These chairs, sold by Specialized
Seating, the official maker of the
NCAA Tournament benches, feature
the Gators' logo and will be sold for
"Never before has a Florida Gator
fan, or any fan, been able to purchase a
Final Four chair," said Jordan Hergott,
the national sales executive for the
The chairs are just one of the many
commemorate items Gators fans can
purchase and Gainesville's bookstores
can't keep on the shelves.
So far the top seller at the bookstore
has been a khaki baseball cap with the
design of the locker room shirt the
same shirt players wore after winning
the championship. People constantly
ask for the caps that sell out as soon
as they arrive, said Lynne Vaughan,
director of UF Bookstores. *
SSeveral thousand locker room
shirts, which cost $20, have been sold
since the Gators won the champion-
ship. There is also a women's version
of the shirt that has sold out more
quickly than anticipated, Vaughan
said. Other women's styles, including
a pink national championship shirt,
are currently available only online. But
those shirts were expected to arrive in
the next shipment, Vaughan said.
"We are having strong traffic in the
stores, and they are all running right
to the championship tees," Vaughan
Off-campus stores are also rap-
idly selling the popular shirts, said
Michelle Cross, a manager at the
Florida Book Store.
"We cannot keep them in stock,"
Cross said. "We will get a shipment in,
and by the end of the day it is gone."
Cross said that being off campus
has not really affected sales. She said
many of their orders have been placed
online by faithful customers and
alumni of the university from all over
the country. So far, Cross said they
have sold more than 2,500 shirts.
"I think people want everything
they can get their hands on, which is
great," she said.
The Florida Book Store is expecting
another huge hike in sales the day of
the Orange and Blue Debut on April
22, which is the spring practice game
for the football team. They have many
styles of polo and children's shirts that
they expect visiting fans to buy up
quickly, Cross said.
Hollywood hits UF class
By DONNA MITRANI
Alligator Contributing Writer
Since the beginning of the semester, stu-
dents in the English course Modem Drama
have known that come April the playwright
W.T. Underwood would be sitting in on
What these students didn't realize is
that Underwood is none other than the
Hollywood actor Thomas Jane.
Jane, 37, spent Tuesday morning critiqu-
ing scenes and providing tips to a class of 30
UF students who were performing scenes
from his play "Suckerfish."
The actor, who has appeared in films
such as 'The Punisher," "The Sweetest
Thing" and "Deep Blue Sea," arrived in
Gainesville on Thursday to watch perfor-
mances of "Suckerfish" at the Acrosstown
Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. The local
theater was the first to perform the produc-
tion from start to finish since Jane wrote it.
"It was a great experience," Jane said. "It
helped me clarify a few things."
Sidney Homan, the UF English profes-
sor who teaches the class, called Modem
Drama: Learning by Doing, directed the
production of "Suckerfish" and invited Jane
to come to two of his English classes and
one of his honors classes.
The UF Honors Program paid for Jane's
airfare and accommodations, Homan said,
but he did not know how much.
Jane spent the morning in classes watch-
ing students perform scenes from his first
and only piece. It was exciting, he said.
"It allowed me to explore beats of the
play in an academic environment where
there is a lot of feedback," Jane said.
"It was a little intimidating, but it
ended up being a lot of fun be-
cause he had a lot to put into it."
The students had many good ideas from
different points of view, Jane said.
Molly Telfer, a UF art history junior, was
one of the students who performed in front
of Jane on Tuesday.
"It was a little intimidating, but it ended
up being a lot of fun because he had a lot to
put into it," Telfer said.
Vladimir Meyman, an English junior in
the class, said that Jane proved to be a good
teacher and was extremely knowledgeable
on running through scenes.
"I thought it was cool to have a seasoned
actor, director, playwright and producer
discuss with us his opinion on our work,"
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New ISIS allows better searches, easier registration
By DENISE POJOMOVSKY
Alligator Contributing Writer
At first, students were hesitant about the
new ISIS. They felt the process of finding their
advance registration times was time consum-
ing. Even when registration time finally came
around last week, they were still not too con-
vinced or satisfied with the new ISIS format.
But after several days of registration, stu-
dents began to see the benefits.
The new and improved information sys-
tem has more features that specialize the pro-
,gram and make it easier to search for courses
that will fit students' schedules.
Pamela Morrow, an accounting sopho-
more, said she likes to have some days with-
out classes during the week.
"I try to plan my schedule so that I do not
have class every day and I can work during
my days off," she said. "The new ISIS makes it
so easy for me to only find those courses that
will allow me to do that."
When searching for a course, certain op-
tions allow students to include days of the
week and times such as morning, afternoon
or evening in order to narrow the search.
In addition, the new ISIS allows students to
log on just once, without having to enter their
usemames and passwords every time they
want to register for a different semester.
"Its so much easier to register for all se-
mesters at once because you just click on the
column located on the left side and change
from Summer to Fall semesters without
having to sign on and off," Morrow said. "It
makes the process much faster."
The old ISIS required students to log on
and off every step of the way. Even if students
just wanted to see their schedules or check
out textbook requirements, they had to click
on another link and once again enter their
"I try to plan my schedule so that
I do not have class every day and
I can work during my days off. The
new ISIS makes it so easy for me
to only find those courses that will
allow me to do that."
UF accounting sophomore
Elise Nelson, a political science sophomore,
likes another advantage of the new program.
She said that even though she was a little
confused about why she had to go through
her degree audit when she first checked her
registration time, she realized it was only a
helpful way to make sure she chose the right
classes and fulfilled all her requirements.
"While going through my degree audit, I
realized what classes I am still required to take
and how many credits I should be taking each
semester in order to graduate in time," Nelson
said. "I think it saves up a lot of time, and this
way people don't need to go see an academic
adviser just to see what courses they need."
Students were also satisfied with the new
appearance of the program.
Aubrey Parsley, a civil and coastal engi-
neering junior, said that ISIS looks much more
"The program looked outdated before,"
Parsley said. "It was time to revamp it and
make it look a little bit more modem, which is
exactly how it looks now."
Gainesville airport gets $2M from Congress for upgrade
* THE MONEY WILL FUND
NEW LIGHTS FOR A TAXIWAY.
By DOMINICK TAO
A U.S. congressman has secured
a multimillion-dollar slice from the
big pie of federal transportation
funds for the Gainesville Regional
New lights will replace aging
ones along the airport's 5,000-foot
main taxiway after the airport
received a $2 million grant, which
Congressman Cliff Steams present-
"You think, '$2 million for
just lighting?'" said Michelle
Danisovsky, the airport's govern-
ment affairs representative. "But
this is such a big deal."
The grant was awarded more
than a year after the airport's chief
executive, Rick Crider, applied for
the funds, which are part of a trans-
portation treasury bill.
Airport officials said the old light
system needed to be replaced for
"Without the grant, it would
have been a bad situation," said
Jim Stringfellow, chairman of the
Airport Authority Board. "You need
lights for safety."
Crider said it would have been
only a matter of time before a prob-
The grant will also pay for an
electrical station to accommodate
the extra power
Around the new taxiway
.; ,.:. -: 4:-'- lights will re-
will begin in June, following several
renovations that were completed in
In November, the airport fin-
ished the first phase of a $10 million
renovation project, which included
-three new boarding bridges.
"Before, passengers had to go
outside. Now we have these jet
ways," Danisovsky said.
By June, airport officials expect to
begin the second phase of its renova-
tions, which may take 18 months to
The new taxiway lights are part
of this phase.
Stearns, a Republican from
Florida's District 6, which includes
parts of Gainesville and Alachua,
also helped the airport gain a
$300,000 grant in 2005 for ground
Before handing over the check,
Stearns explained his role in bring-
ing the money to the airport.
"It's part of a big pie and your
congressman got it if I didn't get
it, someone else in Indiana would
have taken it," Steams said. "I had
to convince appropriators why this
And he defended his actions,
saying this grant is not pork barrel-
ing when government officials
push changes that will exclusively
help their constituents in order to
get their votes.
"It's gone through a huge pro-
cess to get here," Stearns said. "Is
this taking advantage of Congress
to get this money here? No. This is
not for a specific constituency. This
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Any child who will be 5 on or before September 1"
? Kindergarten Round-Up
I? Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.
Report to your zoned school with:
*Proof of physical exam
-Social Security Card
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Examples of Proof of Residence include:
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If you are unable to attend Round-Up,
you may register your child for kindergarten any time after April 19, 2006.
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12, ALLIGATOR n WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12,2006
By MARIA LAVERGHEITA
Imagine if you could change traffic lights at the snap of
a finger or, in this case, the push of a button.
Security devices, called traffic signal preemption trans-
mitters, owned by the Alachua County Fire and Rescue
Department, do just that legally.
Web sites across the nation, however, such as
www.themirt.com and www.i-hacked.com brag of creating
and using duplicate devices just as easily and effectively.
But people -buying and selling the devices hit a road-
block in August 2005 when President Bush passed the Safe,
Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act.
It established a minimum sentence of six months in
prison for anyone who uses the device illegally. The act also
said those selling the device illegally could serve a year in
prison, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation
The devices used in counties across the nation, includ-
ing Alachua for the past 3 to 4 years, are coded. When
either a legal or illegal device is used, the
Around control box of the intersection records
GaIMB SVle10 both the date and time used, said Megan
Crandall, public information officer for
Alachua County Fire and Rescue.
"When you turn it on, it will recognize that that vehicle
turned it on date, time, everything," Crandall said. "It
essentially provides accountability."
In the. U.S., two major companies, 3M and Tomar
Electronics Inc., competitively sell differently coded pre-
Like the "IBM-Microsoft, Pepsi-Coke" relationship, the
two companies will only go through specific distributors,
said Stuart Johnston, the Southeastern region sales repre-
sentative for Tomar Electronics Inc.
"Everybody has a heightened sense of security,"
Besides being very immoral, using a "rogue emitter," or
a generic version of the preemption transmitter, is not effec-
tive, Johnston said.
Even though he did not sell transmitters to Gainesville,
the city has nothing to worry about, he said.
"I can.tell you right now, the systems in place in most
cities are capable of knocking 95 percent of [generic trans-
mitters] out," Johnston said.
Blake Temple, president of Temple Inc. and distributor
the 3M versions of Gainesville's preemption devices, said
cost of the device $5,000 is an incentive for hackers to
illegally create a homemade alterative.
"Anything can be stolen or acquired illegally and be
utilized," Temple said.
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Tim Hussin/ Alligator Staff
A window to Italy
Serena Sealy and Adrienne Szeto walk by the homage to northern Italy set up on the front lawn of the Architec-
ture Building on Tuesday. The 7-foot tall display was designed by architecture graduate student Maegan Walton
and is an invitation to view the gallery where work from the UF Vicenza Institute of Architecture is on display.
Nobel winner tells UF about proteins
By DELIA M. RIVERA ZABALA
Alligator Contributing Writer
Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Peter Agre
knows how peeing in your bed and
Christian Dior makeup are related.
Aquaporins, naturally occurring pro-
teins he helped discover in 1992, are to
blame. The proteins are responsible for
many human processes including tears,
sweat and bladder problems. They also
moisturize skin an asset in beauty care.
"For anyone who had a Starbucks ven-
ti coffee before the lecture, by the end of
my lecture you'll have a full bladder and
know what I'm talking about," Agre said.
Agre spoke Tuesday to a crowd of
about 450 in UF's Health Professions,
Nursing and Pharmacy auditorium
for the College of Medicine's Faculty
Research Day's 50th Anniversary.
"Since we are dealing with our 50th an-
niversary, we were looking for a speaker
with a high profile and prominence," said
"I had a D in high school
Dr. Peter Agre
Nobel Prize laureate
Dr. C. Craig Tisher, dean of the College of
Agre's speech talked about how the
absence or mutation of genes that produce
the aquaporins can influence fluid reten-
tion, obesity and cataracts since the pro-
teins act as water channels in the body.
Christian Dior developed a cream
called HydrAction based on his discovery.
The cream contains aquaporins that aid in
moisturizing the skin.
Agre, now at Duke's medical school,
shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
with Roderick MacKinnon of Rockefeller
Agre, who worked at Johns Hopkins
University at the time of the discovery,
said he always had anxiety when it came
"There could not have been a less
prepared individual to do these stud-
ies," Agre said. "I had a D in high school
PATENTS, from page 1
The sensors transmit their
readings to displays several
miles behind that signal the traf-
fic conditions ahead.
The number of inventions
UF produces varies in direct
proportion with the amount of
money the university spends on
Last year, UF set a university
record, spending $429 million,
most of which came from state
and federal grants.
This spree lifted UF to the No.
7 spot among inventive universi-
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said the recent ranking affords
a prestigious association to -UF.
Other top-inventing universi-
ties include the University
of California system at No.
1, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology at No. 2 and Stanford
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other institution, and you see
that we're doing the same quan-
tity of work and the same caliber
of work as researchers at these
other institutions, you're going to
think of the University of Florida
differently," Orlando said.
Cho recounts experiences
CHO, frorn page 1
Cho talked about her child-
hood, being overweight and hav-
ing to deal with racism. She spoke
about her experiences with fad
diets, anorexia and the desire to
be considered beautiful.
"I just wanted people to pay
attention to me," she said. "I used
to think I was bi. Now I just real-
ize I'm just L"
Melvin Thomas, a recreation,
parks and tourism junior, said he
went to see Cho to have a good
time, but left with much more.
"I'm Asian-American, and
she touched on a lot of issues I
felt strongly about," he said. "I
just feel that that was something
that needed to be said on this
Addressing gay issues, Cho
joked about people who are ho-
mophobic because they believe
hanging out with gay people will
make them gay as well.
"Being gay isn't contagious,"
she said. "Because if you are one
of the people who think that you
are, then by now you are prob-
She even addressed the issue
of gay marriage by challenging
those who op-
I marriage, but
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off to 'Will and
cho f*** you. You
are not allowed
to take what you want from our
culture," she said.
Josh Marx, a finance fresriman,
said Cho left a great impact on
"I watched her, growing up
with my parents, and seeing them
feel comfortable with her sexual-
ify made me feel OK to come out
to my parents," he said.
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LOCATION, LOCATION *
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cable, ethernet, pvt BA, kitchenette,
security, pool, gym, sundeck.
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Live in Luxury this Summer!
Brand new 2 bed, 2.5 baths walk to shops,
movies, restaurants and cable, wi-fi, utili-
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Roommates wanted for 4 bedroom house
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available. Move in starting Summer. $465/
MO includes everything. Call (954) 401-3738
1 f For Rent
COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION
Summer leases. Includes util, ethernet,
meals & parking. Only 1 block from campus
Only $460/Summer Aor. B, $920/Summer C
4BR/4BA CONDO. University Terrace West.
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Aug 15th. Pool, hottub. Call 352-586-6468
CONDO- Countryside at Un. 4 Bed 4 Bath
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3 rooms in 4 Bed/ 4 Bath condo. All utils,
cable, and high-speed internet incl. $425/mo.
Call Josh (352) 494-2394. 4-13-10-1
Fully fumished 3BR/3BA avail in 4BR/4BA
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gym, security, utils, cable $420/mo each in-
cls. all. Call 813-713-6485 4-26-15-1
Campus Club 1BR available in 4BR apt.
shared BA. Male preferred. May 6- August
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INTERLACHEN, LAKE HOUSE
5 Bdrm, fully furnished, 25 min. G'ville, Shrt
term avail.. $850/mo. 630-878-0026. 4-
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$795/mo. Perfect for Grad students. Quiet.
*Okbrk Wlk summer sublease*
1 or 2 bdrm avail, fully fum.
All incl. W/D, pool, intmt, etc.
Wlk to UF, price neg: 863-738-5344. 4-
COUNTRYSIDE SW23rd St. Top fir. 4Br/4Ba
apt. 1 Rm. avail. now; 2 others Avail Aug. 16.
Very nicely fum. All utils, cable i-net incl.
Walk in-closets, W/D. Females only $425/mo
ea. 1st/ last/$250 sec. 941-661-0462 4-
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1BR/1BA & kitchen, appliances, dish
network, covered patio, picnic area, utils.
included. $450/MO $100 security deposit
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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 Pets
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Sublease for next year! Save $300! 1 or 2BR
in 4BR/2BA University Commons. Available
.August 12, $345/MO Walk to UF. Great ame-
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Archer and Tower Rd. 1BR furnished apart-
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utils, & cable for TV incl. Non-Smoker, no
pets, female preferred $500/mo + $200 de-
posit. Call Betty 372-1191 4-17-5-1
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Cheaper than signing with office! $450/mo
call 863-409-7202 4-17-5-1 -
2 MINUTE WALK TO UF
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Laundry on site. Pets ok!
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**Walk or Bike to Campus **
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1/1 & 3/2 Flats starting @ $699
W/D, Alarms, Pets OK, QUIET
Close to UF and Archer Rd.
Save $ Today, Call 367-9910.
MORE FOR YOUR MONEY
1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380.
352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2
MINUTES FROM UFI!!
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
BLOCKS TO UF! 4BR houses from $15001
MO, 3BR houses from $1075/MO, 2BR apts
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO.
Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com
or Call Carol 377-3852 4-26-55-2
Lofts & Townhomes
Sign now forAug! 20flplns 1-5BR next to UF
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampus.com ** 376-6223
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR, fire-
place, new carpet, paint, appliances, privacy
fence. 1000 SW 59 Terr $495/mo 331-2099.
Private owner please leave detailed msg.
HOUSES, DUPLEXES, CONDOS, OR
TOWNHOUSES Walk/bike/bus to UF. Neat,
clean good quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com
for available units or call 281-0733 or 284-
Large fenced backyard with screened porch.
W/D. Pets ok. Avail May 1, $900/mo. Call
Luxurious Victoria Station Condo.
2BR/2.5BA, W/D, alarm, internet, bus route
every 15 mins. 1 mile from UF. Avail for fall.
352-222-4235. $875/MO. Walking distance
to Butler Plaza 4-26-33-2
3bd/1.5ba house. N.W. area. Central AC/HT,
ceiling fans. Extra space for den or home of-
fice. Carpet and tile. W&D hook ups. Fenced
back yard and private drive way. $930 one
year or $870 two year lease. Call (352) 375-
6754. No section 8. 4-26-33-2
2bd/2ba house. N.W. area. Up-scale neigh-
borhood. Well equipped kitchen. Central Ac/
Ht. Ceiling fans. Screened back porch, W&D.
2 car garage. Fenced back yard. New paint
and tile. $890 one year or $850 two years
lease. No section 8. Call (352) 375-6754
SAVE $$$, GET MORE!
3BR/2BA for less than $300/person
B-ball, Comp lab, Gym, FREE UF parking
.1105 NW 14th Ave. Avail. May 10. 3BR/
2BA. 2000 sq. ft. cent H/AC, family room of-
fice, fence, garage, carport, W/D, Pest cont
& lawn maint. incl. 1 mi from UF. $1200/mo.
Andree Realty. 352-375-2900 4-26-32-2
0 GREAT HOUSES FOR FALL *
Close to UF. Fenced yards
2006 NW 35th St 4/2 $1365
600 NW 54th Terr 3/2 $1155
4430 NW 16th PI 3/2 $1485
918 NW 39th Ave 3/1 $750
a For Rent
**HISTORIC VICTORIAN HOUSE**
10 Blks to UF. Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in High
ceilings, wood floors, ceiling fans, AD/Ht.
$475/mo avail Aug 1st. 225 SW 3rd Ave.
Some pets ok. 376-2184 4-26-31-2
3 BLKS FROM TIGERT HALL 2BR/1BA
apt, cent A/C, new paint, $630/mo. Upstairs/
hd wood floors. $610/mo downstairs/carpet.
Incl. water, sewer, trash, pest cont. Laundry
on site. No pets,. Avail 8/1/06 352-316-4474
3BR/2BA 1700 sq ft house for rent. Wood
floors, screen, porch, jacuzzi, W/D. 1 mi
south of campus. Avail 8/1. $1300/mo. Call
Avail May-Aug. All units 1/2 mi from UF
campus. Eff $340; 1BR/1BA $475-$445;
2BR/2.5BA $750; 2BR/1BA $715-$550;
3BR/2BA$1000. SD, NS, no pets, 1 yr lease.
Call 904-513-1431. or email@example.com
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership!
* SORORITY ROW AREA *
Live in luxury @ Windsor Hall. 2 Blocks to
UF. Incl everything + pool, gym, sundeck.
Starting at $410/mo. 336-9255.
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** WALK TO UF **
From any of our studio, 1, 2, 3, or 4BR
classic apts or vintage homes.
Starting at $350/mo.Come by
and pick up one of our availability lists @
821 NW 13th St. or call 375-8256
** WALK TO UF **
Sorority Row area. 1 BR/1 BA apt in historic
stone building. Beautiful hardwood floors,
cent AC/heat, 911 SW 6th Ave.
LUXURY CONDOS! GOLF COMM
in Jonesville area 2/2.5 w/garage,
gated, b-ball ct, tennis, pool
gym, carwash, move-in spec avail
MAGNOLIA REALTY 352-200-4992
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN.
Studio, 2BR, 1BR $375-750. Wood firs.
vaulted ceilings. Native landscape. Quaint
settings. Must see at::
HOUSES 1.5 mi to UF for Aug. 1st.
630 NW 35th St. 3/2 fam. rm $1200, 611 NW
34th Terr. 3/2 fam rm. $1200, 642 NW 35th
St. 3/2 $1100, 816 NW 37th Dr 3/2 fam& gar.
$1300. Please drive by then call 331-0095.
One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has
it all. All util. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call
Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373 Stop by
1215 NE 20th Ave. 4-21-20-2
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006m ALLIGATOR, 15
U For Rent
Countryside apartment. Rent 2BR/2BA in a
4BR/4BA 1 room furnished, 1 room unfur-
nished for summer A-C; all utilities included.
Cable, ethernet, W/D, near pool. Info 305-
979-7862 OR 786-412-9337 4-14-15-2,
Union Street Station 2BR/2BA luxury
apartment. W/D, alarm, Berber carpet, bal-
cony, 3rd floor, free parking. $1250/mo. Call
Eric @ 352-870-9453 4-24-20-2
PALM TREES. Spacious home. 8 rooms
+ 400 sq ft screened porch. 3BR/1BA,
W/D, short bike to UF. $1230/mo + util.
No pets. Lease for fall. 275-1259. Email
*AVOID NOISY NEIGHBORS*
FREE Tanning, WID, Huge 24 hr. gym,
PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly, Free Cable,
Leasing for Fall: 377-2777
NEAR LAW SCHOOL 3/1, 1/1, 1st last, sec.
Pref grad student. No pets, W/D hook-up,
dish, -W/D firs, cent A/C, gas heat, trees.
Call Tom >8pm or wkend 954-529-4031 4-
*WALK TO UF
New Oxford Terrace Condo
Newly furnished common area.
Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
U For Rent
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1100/mo
3BR/2BA House $1100/mo
1BR/1BA Duck Pond $495/mo
Ask about Move-In Specials!
30+ Properties Available!
* 3BR/1BA house. 3 blocks from campus.
Ceiling fans. Central heat/air. $1100/mo.
* Efficiency $450. No dogs. First, last, sec.
* Also one and two BR's avail. in Fall 378-
3BR/1BA duplex. Bike to.UF. Cable & two
phone lines, new refrigerator, paint & carpet.
Large fenced yard, small pets okay. Custom
kitchen, W/D, lots of storage. H/AC, lawn
service included. N/S $895 376-7529
& get half off huge 2BRs near UF & SFCC.
Short term leasing. Open Saturday. Ventura
Apts. 1902 SW 42nd way. 352-376-5065
Large one room efficiency with a private
bathroom & entrance. Handicapped ac-
cessible. Female preferred $400/mo, $200
deposit includes utils, linens, dishes & cable
for TV. Call Betty 372-1191 4-12-5-2
Beautiful, spacious 1BR/1BA 750 sq. ft.
Condo located By Oaks Mall $550/mo w/
great amenities- Call 786-325-9478 Available
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Spacious Rooms in Great Location
Great for students.
You must see this 6BR/3BA
Bike prwalk to campus
Call Eric for details 682-7424 4-12-5-2
Brand new 1/1 Condo behind Leonardo's
Pizza. Water/high speed internet/WD in-
cluded. All new Whirlpool appliances $900
month/lst/last/security Call 954-410-8353
AMAZING POOL HOME
Spacious Ropms in Great Location
You must see this 6BR/4.5BA
Within 2 miles of campus.
Call Eric for details 682-7424 4-12-5-2
2BR/2.5 BA Condo in Kensington South.
3901 SW 20th Ave. Available Aug. 1. Call
Kimberly Gouz at 786-299-1704 to set up an
Great 3BR/1BA, Hardwood floors. Super
convenient for UF students. 2627 SW 31
Terr. $840/mo. 215-7199 4-20-10-2
Perfect 3BR/2BA in Millhopper. Quiet, safe
neighborhood, close to campus. 2006 NW
36th Terr. $990/mo. 215-7199. 4-20-10-2
Historic house, hardwood firs, lots of charm.
Studio or 1 BR avail. Aug. Blocks to downtown
304 NE 6th St. $400-500/mo. 379-4952. 4-
3BR houses for August in quiet areas. Cute,
clean, cent H/AC, W/D, wood floors, nice
yards. Bike to UF. Pets considered. $875-
915/mo. Call 352-336-6116. 5-16-15-2
New condo in great SW location. Completely
renovated 3BR/2/5BA. w/new apple, plumb-
ing, carpet, paint, etc. Convenient to Oaks
Mall, Restaurants, 1-75. Great Neightborhood
Idealfor Grad students. 215-9078. 4-26-14-
TIRED OF ROOMMATES?
Studio apartment 1 mile from Shands and
UF. $450/mo. Call Janet 871-5928. 4-26-
*HOUSE-SORORITY ROW AREA*
3BR/2BA, 2-story stone house.
Totally remodeled. W/D. Cent AC.
Large 4BR/2BA house. Bike to UF! Central
AC/Heat, W/D, newish kitchen, icemaker,
DW, garbage disposal, fenced yard, quiet,
huge garage, no dogs $1590/MO 665-8166
Fall Rentals walk to UF
Studios $350 to $395,
2BR $425 to $950.
Many 3 & 4 BR homes left!
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
1 & 2 bedroom cottages & apts. $425,
Central heat/AC, WID hook-ups, wood
floors/carpet, historical downtown! Cute
and MUST SEE! 352-870-0904 or 352-318-
APTS and HOMES for Rent
Visit our website at:
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
1BR/1BAApts. 1 blk tb UF
1236 SW4th Ave. $485/MO Carpet,
Central Heat & Air, Laundry Facilities.
Call Merrill Management INc. 372-1494
Efficiency cottage across from
stadium $475/MO Newly remodeled,
tile floors, full kitchen, bathroom,
screened porch. 1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-
1BR/1BA Apt. BLOCK TO UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave. $425/MO
Carpet, window A/C, nat. gas ht.
Includes water, sewage, pest control.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
U For Rent
2BR/1BA apt. 5 blocks to UF
840 square feet $550/mo St. CroixApts.
Central H & air, includes water, sewage,
pest control & garbage 829 SW 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management 372-1494 4-13-
Union St. Station. 2BR/2BA
Manny 352-317-4408 4-26-12-2
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THE LEASING CONNECTION
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Visit our NEW location in the new
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Call (352) 376-4493 or visit
ROCKWOOD VILLAS. Light, bright, clean
2BR/2BA end unit avail now. Stay for free
in April. $700/mo during summer. $850/mo
rest of year. 6 ceiling fans, W/D, screened
porch, tile in living area. Call 284-8273 4-
Roomy, clean, quiet unfurnished 1BR apt in
older Duckpond home. Living room, dining
room, eat-in kitchen, beautifully landscaped
yard. Avail now. Call 378-4684 $480/mo
HOUSE 4BR/2BA. Newly renovated btwn
GHFC & Oaks Mall on Newberry Rd. Bus
stop in front, W/D incl, $1000/mo. Call 904-
2BR/2BA condo in.Treehouse Village. Inc.
W/D, pool, tennis court, bus stop opposite
condo. Avail immediately. 352-514-0431 or
Close to Campus condo 2BR/1 BA from $650,
on bus and SNAP route, new paint new paint
new carpet, inside washer/dryer, Call 352-
Unfurnished new townhouse. 3BR/2.5BA. All
appliances, central H/AC, ceramic tile, ceil-
ing fans. $80 util allownace, cable. $1200/
mo. Pets Ok Owner/Manager 352-472-9778,
Large 1920 Cracker House
Fully restored. 4BR/2BA, hdwd firs, cent AC/
heat, W/D, deck, big beautiful yard, close to
downtown & campus. $1500/mo. 373-5295
Duckpond area. 4BR/2.5BA. W/D, storage
building, wood floors, fireplace,glassed-in
porch. Avail Aug 1st. 1 year lease, first, last
$800/dep. $1350/mo. Call George, 352-466-
Unfurnished house for rent. 6BR/2.5BA.
.25 mi from campus. $1800/mo. 514-2039
Bike to UF
Large luxury unit $825/mo
2BR/2.5BA, swimming pool
Peartree Realty Inc.
Realtor 352-335-3802 4-26-11-2
Duckpond historic houses avail Aug 1. BR w/
study. $535 to $665. Wood floors, high ceil-
ings, huge oak trees. Grad or prof. students
preferred. 377-4217 4-26-11-2
$325 room + 114 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, WID, balcony, pool. See photos.
www.rentalworkshop.com Close to cam-
pus + very nice. Call 870-0904 or 318-
4553.4/4 Condo. 4-21-8-2
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New site offers solution for subleasers: a
marketplace to match leasers with tenants!
Only national service of its kind. No mat-
ter the need, you can find it here! Free to
register! Visit: www.SubleaseAuction.com
DESPERATE sublease in the Laurels. 1BR,
Ig walk-in closet, upstairs w/balcony in BR.
Reduced to $300/mo + utils, leasee will pay
assignment fee. Please call 352-476-3860 or
1BR/BA in 2BR/2.5BA NEW townhouse.
W/D, internet included. $600/mo + utilities.
3 blocks to campus. Avail May-Aug. email
Bedroom w/ private bathroom May thru
August $400/month Everything is included
GREAT DEAL 954-610-4120. David 4-18-
Summer Sublease Windsor Hall. Girls bldg.
Behind sorority row! Furnished, deluxe single
suite w/refrigerator, microwave, 2 Ig closets
& pvt bath. All utils incl. $550/mo, Avail 5/8/06
Contact Lauren for details! 407-8T6-9070
Countryside @ University Condo 2 bedroom
avail, in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Cable, water,
elec. incl. except phone. Call Irvin (904)610-
0967 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-
Female for 1 BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA in BLDG A
at LOOKING GLASS APTS. 30 seconds'to
UF. Floor Plan B $505/month plus utilities.
Availalbe May 8th August 12th. Call 407-
** 1 Mile From UF! **
3BR apartment/private bath. Gated com-
munity. Lg pool/ hi spd. int. $504/mo Call
904-542-6969 (day), 904-563-3825 (eve).
Furnished room in great location on NW 10th
Ave. May 15-Aug. 15. $325 + 1/3 bills. No
pets/smoke. Possible renew for fall year.
Ph. 871-5633. Hurry! 4-26-21-3
WALK TO SCHOOL/SWAMP summer sub-
lease 1,2, or 3 BR Avail., in house. W/D,
wireless internet, parking, fum./unfurn. $335/
385 mo. w/o util. OBO Call 352-246-1379.
2BR/2BA. Unfurnished. W/D
May June July. $600/mo + util.
email email@example.com 4-6-5-3
Summer sublease avail. May-Aug for $295/
mo. 1 BR/ 1BA in 3/3. Call Brittany at 239-
1 Block to UF..1227 SW4th Ave, Apt. #1
lor 2BR in 3BR apt. First BR $350, Second
BR $370. Call Richard 331-0590, or 514-
5060 cell. 4-13-10-3
Take over lease 1BR/1BA apt. April to July
$440/mo. Option to renew. Near campus.
(Frederich Gardens). Call 870-1319. 4-
2 Bed 1 Bath Sublease in historic downtown
Gainesville. Avail. ASAP. Call 352-256-4067
to work out details. 4-14-10-3
Monticello 3BR/2.5BA. 4942 NW 1st Place.
$1150/mo clubhouse, pool, busline. Avail
April to Aug. Call Union Properties 373-7578
Royal Village 1BR in 4BR/2BA apt. 1/2 mi to
campus. Avail April to Aug. $440/mo incl all
utils. Call Colleen 941-720-0844. 4-13-10-3
1BR Avail after May 1st. $339/mo on
20 bus. Call 352-359-0663. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Near Butler Plaza
and grocery stores. Contact me! 4-14-10-3
Female 1BR/1BA @ Countryside. May 8
-Aug 5 w/Aug free. $393/mo all util incl. Fully
furn, 9, 35 bus. Pool, gym. Call Lauren 352-
2BR/1BA apt available. May 15th $589/mo.
Homestead 352-335-1572 or 239-671-8399
Oakbrook Walk. 1BR/1BA in 2$,-1st floor
poolside. Walk to campus! All util incl. Cable
+ internet, Wash/dry, furnished for $375/mo
May -Aug! 585-507-2601 4-14-10-3
Spacious 1BR/1BA in a 4BR. Washer/Dryer.
Gym & Pool $300 a month May-Aug. Call
305-323-5967 or Guy98@ufl.edu 4-14-10-3
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I 0 Subleases
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J a Roommates
Sublease 2BR/1BA apt. 1BR available May
1st, 2nd BR available June 1st. Walk to cam-
pus. College View. Carpet, nice scenic view
& very functional. On first floor. 352-514-
3877. $32%mo + 1/2 utils. 4-12-7-3
Summer sublease. May 1 July 31. 1BR
apt/house. Has kitchen and bathroom. Only
blocks from campus, walk or ride bike. Only
$450/mo. Call Jason 386-804-6768 4-17-
2BR/2BA in 2BR/2BA apt furnished in the
Estates. Indiv summer leases, everything
inc. + grea.amenities. $525/mo/each. OBO.
561-543-6068, 561-7.62-8898 4-17-10-3
Summer sublease 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA-
Windsor Park. Fully furn, ethernet, 2nd
floor, indiv lease, everything incl. $460/mo
NEGOTIABLE. Call 904-662-9600 4-17-
Female for 1BR/1BA in 4/4 @ G'ville Place.
May-Aug. Furnished, all util. incl, cable, eth-
ernet, wash/dry, gym, pool, comp lab. $430/
mo. Negotiable. 352-.346-8465. 4-14-8-3
Summer C sublease. 1 of 2BRs, $262/mo.
Fully furnished. Yard, fire ring & hammock.
Porch, wood firs & gas stove. 1403 NW 6th
PI- 6blks. N. of campus. (727) 686-1967. 4-
*May 1-Aug 8* 1BR in 2BR/1BA Frederick
Gardens. Furnished, internet. $290 +util.,
RTS 16, 10 minutes to campus, nice room-
mate, pool view. email@example.com, 871-2428
2BR/2BA available at Oak Forest .5 mile
from campus. 9 month sublease, fall 06-
spring 07. Only $699/MO Call 904-386-1305
or email firstname.lastname@example.org 4-18-10-3
CHEAP SUMMER SUBLEASE Lexington
Crossing $300/MO Incl. everything May to
Aug. 1BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA. Two other rooms
available also. Call 727-687-0867 4-12-5-3
HUGE cheap 2BR/2BA for sublease May-
July in Camelot apts. Incl. pool, gym. Minutes
from UF & law campus. On bus route. Also
available for fall. Call 561-213-2369
Great loca!fn! 3 minute walk to campus & to
University bars, 1BR in 4BR/2BA furnished
house. May, June & July. $325 +1/4 utils.
Behind the Swamp. 850-570-3384 4-19-
Summer Sublease avail to Female for 1 BR/
1 BA in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse. 2 blocks from
campus, W/D, balcony, porch. Furnished if
wanted. $490/mo +cable. Electricity paid for.
Call 321-508-9413 4-12-5-3
Melrose apartment $325/mo utilities included.
Apt. available May 8-August 7. Female, NS,
wanted for 1 BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Everything
included. Fully furnished. If interested call
Lucia @ 407-697-0009 4-18-9-3
1BR Studio apt. downtown Gainesville.
Arlington Square. Now thru August 6th $500/
mo Call Adam @ 904-514-3134 4-26-15-3
May, June & July SUBLEASE
We will pay $200 on first months rent. Oxford
Manor on SW Archer Rd. Master BR w/BA
2BR/1BA apt May 1-Aug 1 $450/mo Walk
to campus & WinnDixie, pool, gym, laundry,
route 13&16 bus stop. 1001 SW 16 Ave Sun
Key, call Vladimir work: (386) 418-1650,
home: (352) 692-5999 or email@example.com
Beautiful Summer Sublease. 1BR/1BAAvail.
in 4BR/4BA. Close to campus. On bus route.
Pool, jacuzzi, basketball, gym. $375/mo.
Utils. & wireless incl. Call (305) 394-1459.
1BR in 3BR Arlington Square Next to
Starbucks, Dragonfly, Hippodrome May 12-
Aug 12. No dep. Pet ok. Call 353-262-1687.
*May-Aug lease in Oxford Manor*
Quiet 2/2 unfurn. $829/mo + util.
New carpet W/D appliances
Pets OK, gated, Bus # 1,12,35
Call Kristen @ 386-748-3909. 4-20-10-3
Sublease @ Santa Fe Pointe
3/3 in 4/4 May '06. Super clean, new carpet,
full fum. bull. close to pool, clubhouse, gym.
$415/mo. Save $35/mo. Evr. incl.305-965-
1663, 954-663-4224, 352-870-8125 4-26-
Summer Sub Lease Opportunity May 5-
Aug 1 $250.00 + Utilities/Month. Within two
miles of Campus (SW 13th St.). Spacious
Bedroom!!! Interested, Please Call: (585)
750-4780. Don't Wiat!!!!! 4-13-5-3
University Glades $300/mo all inclusive 1BR
for Female in 4BR/2BA May-Aug. Furnished,
W/D Apt. bldg. 4 next to bus stop 12 & 35.
SCall 909-434-4642. 4-13-5-3
$$BONUS$$ Female Sublease May to Aug.
1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA 2 story unit at the
Laurels (upstairs w/balcony) Extra clean!
Price negotiable. All utils incl. Call 386-454-
1363 or 352-262-7170. 4-13-5-3
WALK/BIKETO UF! 1BRIBAAvail. May-Aug
in 2 BR/BA apt. fully furn all utils + internet
W/D DW incl. $450 OBO (352) 262-6824,
1 BR in 4BR/2BA house SW 12th St. Next
to campus. Greatlocation. $350/mo. Contact
Erik 352-281-1337. 4-13-5-3
*****WALK TO UF **O*O
1 Br. in 4Br/2Ba AWESOME house across
from stadium $325/mo. Furn if needed W/D.
'net/cable All u need! Call Jen 352-262-7887.
Steps from campus! 1BR in 3BR/2BA fur-
nished house, hardwood floors, outdoor
deck, appliances. $325/MO- negotiable May
-August 561-329-9027 4-14-5-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE THE COURTYARDS
Across the street from campus. Furnished!
Pool! Computer lab! Great transition from
dorm living! Only $350/MO move in May
or later. Call Torren at 813-368-0142 4-
Studio, close to campus, new hard wood
floors, bathroom, and kitchen. Very clean.
Move in May, flexible with date. $489/MO.
Contact Lisa at 904-434-2128 4-14-5-3
No roommates for summer! $500/mo all incl.
part furn, 4 bus route at Brandywine lease
4,8 or 12 months, avail 5/10 to NS student.
Call Krista 352-359-2976 4-21-10-3
Windsor Hall 2 blocks to campus! Room in
coed building available May- August '06.
Furnished, fridge, microwave, cable, inter-
net, pool- GREAT ROOM! Call 561-312-4063
for information 4-14-5-3
The Avenues Summer Sublease. 2BR/2BA
in 2BR/2BA. 3 blocks from UF. may-August.
Large luxury apartment. W/D. Pet-friendly.
Call 941-730-0037 4-14-5-3
Estates 1/1 in 4/4 available summer A, B,
or C. HUGE discount! Only $425/mo all
incl. + covered parking. Rent summer C &
1st month negot. Call Leah 256-682-0003
Need roommates for cool house 6 blks from
UF. Game/music room, furnished, free wire-
less. $275+ Flexible lease: May-->July/Aug
or beyond. Pete 352-870-7427 4-17-10-3
Gainesville Place sublease May-Aug, 1/1 in
a 4/4. $435/mo includes utils, cable/internet,
furniture. 321-624-7913, Laura 4-14-4-3
Sublease 1BR in 4/4 in Stoneridge Apts.
Avail May through end of summer. $343/mo,
utils incl, furnished. Call Karen 305-725-
4/2.5. Rent house or room @425/mo.
Located on 27th Terr and Univ. Close to
Campus. Call 772-528-9335 4-17-5-3
Summer sublease 3BR's in 3BR/3BA in
Stoneridge Apts, Close to UF & Butler
Plaza. Very spacious & only $360/mo + 1/4
utils. Move-in dates & price flexible. Avail
late April-July 26. Call Jen 561-809-8933
Female wanted for a 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
1 block behind Swamp Rest. Steps to
Campus. $400/mo. Contact Nicole @
firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-398-7634
Summer Sublease Available!!I
Greewich Green Apts.
Male roommate needed. Furnished. Master
Bedroom. $351/mo with the first month
free!!! Please call (912) 658-0691 ASAP!!!
Summer Sublease.Close to UF.
$375/mo. Call lan 514-8057
UNIVERSITY CLUB, May 6-Aug 8
330 OBO + Split utils, 1BD/1BR in 4BD/
4BR, Upstairs, unfurnished, W/D inc.,Email
email@example.com or call 813-340-3510.
COBBLESTONE SUMMER LEASE: deluxe
2BR/2BA- pool & gym, W/D unit, cable incl..-
on bus route to UF. $500/mo/BR + tuils. AVail
May 17. Call 352-870-1150 4-14-4-3
Two rooms for rent for summer in 4/2 house
on NW 14th Ave. Fully furnished, 2 blocks
from 13th St. & bus stop, 1 mile from campus.
Nice area $200 + util 514-7289 4-18-5-3
University Commons $390/mo incl utilities 1
or 2 rooms available close to campus. Call
Whiteny 239-470-1734 4-14-3-3
Male to sublease 1/1 in 4/4 at Gainesville
Place 5/5-8/9. Furnished everything includ-
ed, $375/mo. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Juan at 850-339-6007 4-18-5-3
Huge 1BR/1BA in 4BR @ Stoneridge. Avail
May July. $343/mo + utils. Male preferred.
Call Alyssa @ 863-944-3320 4-14-3-3
Gainesville Place sublease 1/1 in 4/4. W/D,
all utilities, cable + ethernet. $300 May-
August. Female. On busline Call 352-262-
UNIVERSITY COMMONS $270/MO
Furnished, own bathroom, one roommate.
May Aug. Call Tiffany. 352-871-8170 4-
Male @ Oxford Manor. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA. Furnished starting May thru August
7. $420/mo. Great amenities. Call Alex
Spacious 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/BA Apartment
in The Landings on SW 13th St. $360/mo
plus utilities. Call Scott at 352-514-4356.
Avail immediately. 4-25-10-3
1BR in 4BR/4BA all included. $385/mo
fully fum. Call 941-661-7621 or email
Female sublet 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
Lexington Crossing. $296/mo incl internet,
cable, W/D, All utilities. Fully fum. 2 quick
bus rts to campus. Avail May. Call Ashley
$376 1BR/share 1BA in 4BR/3BA Campus
Club Apts. Poolside building. June July,
Aug lease. Call 352-870-3234 or Email
email@example.com for further information
.Ask for Jay. 4-18-5-3
1BR/1BA in Gainesville Place. Male room.
Lease is from May -Aug. $350/mo. Call 941-
COBBLESTON SUMMERLEASE: deluxe
2BR/2BA- pool & gym, W/D unit, calbe incl.
on bus toute to UF. $500/mo/R + util. Avail
May 17. Call 352-870-1150 4-14-4-3
Female @ Oxford Manor 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA. Starting May, 1 mi from campus. $375/
mo w/utilties. Call Evelyn 352-256-02832 for
Summer sublease 1BR/1BA big apt @
The Woods. May 1st July 31st. $430/mo.
Close to UF. Keep my deposit. Call David or
1BR/1BA at The Laurels. May to Aug. $775
megotialbe. W/D, wireless internet, pool,
Pets welcome. Call Rachel at 772-473-7475
CAMPUS LODGE $400/mo.
Apartment availalbe for subleawse this sum-
mer A & B. Contact Matt at 561-445-6372
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 4-
2 ROOMMATES WANTED
in 3/3 in rockwood Villas. $500/MO Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 4-26-48-4
FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED. Fully
furn. new home. Close to UF, bus stops
nearby, huge pool & backyard. Wireless in-
ternet, HBO cable, sec. aim, util. incl. $500/
mo. Jacqueline 395-7462 or 941-780-3526
Avail May 2 rooms in large house, 1 blk from
13th & University. $300 + split util. Sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact email@example.com
or leave message at 904-513-1431 4-26-
Available June 1. Large room. Hardwood firs.
w/pri BA. M/F, 5 mins. to UF. Sparkling home
in Kirkwood. 6-12 mo lease. W/D, nicely dec-
orated-new paint, furn./unfur. $425/mo +util.
352-375-6996 or 352-284-0979. 4-18-20-4
Summer lease. 2 rooms in 4BR/4BA condo.
W/D, pool, full kitchen, bus lines. Avail May
1-July 31. $325. John 786-436-1657
Roommate needed to share 2BR/2BA
Vintage View condo w/grad student. Quiet
and clean community. $495/mo includes all
utils., wireless internet & cable Call Matt
Need roommate to share 2BR/1BA condo
with yard & deck in nice residential area with
male grad student $400/MO- all util. incl.-
cable/int firstname.lastname@example.org 309-868-2234
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near library downtown. $285 $360/rm + util.
Free internet access. Short term. No pets.
No smoking. 378-1304 4-26-22-4
* PRIVATE AND LUXURIOUS *
2BR availin 3/.25 spacious north Gainesville
home. $400 + 1/3 util each. Avail summer/
fall. 954-649-2690 4-26-20-4
Walk to campus. Sublease for summer
Windsor Hall furn, private bath, kitchentte. 1
or 2 students, M/F. We pay $625/mo will sub
for $425/mo. Call 239-571-5789 4-26-11-3
LUXURY APT GREAT PRICE!!!!!
Summer sublease large 1BR/1BA recently
refurbished. Short walk to campus. Pool,
W/D, DW, furn opt @ no extra cost. Call 352-
SUBLEASE FOR SUMMER
Directly Across 13th St. from UF
Own Room, Clean, Pool-front Apt
$399/mo Utilities/DSL/Cable Incl
email@example.com, 407-497-0371 4-18-5-3
Summer sublease 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA Live
in the Laurels furn/unfurn all utils incl. $450/
mo. Exclusive gated community. Convenient
location. Monitored alarm system. Call Nic
(DOB 11/13/85); 5'07",
163 Ibs, Black Hair,
Cannabis with intent
to sell deliver and
a writ of bodily'
ALAR UA tOUNT
Call (352) 372-STOP
SHARE 2BR/2BA in Clayton Est. $200
N/R dep. $350/mo or $100/wk. Incl. util.
Handyman can work off portion. Need truck.
Small/caged pets ok. Police I.D. req. Only
interest need apply. Donna 331-2344. 4-
Male, NS, non-drinking, quiet, needed to
share 3/3 furnished apt. at Rockwood Villa.
All util included except phone. No pets. $430/
mo. 407-766-7103 or 321-331-7411. Avail in
2 roommates needed to share large NW
home 1.5 mi to UF. $425/mo incl intemet,
utils & cable. No smokers, no pets. 284-0771
Roommate needed. 4014 NW 20th Terr.
$530/mo all incl. Summer lease Avail. Great
house. Won't last. Call Loypa at 786-295-
1BR in a 3BR/2BA house in Northwood
Oaks. Fully furn. Hi spd wireless internet,
cable, local phone, W/D, Ig yard, pvt parking.
15 min. from UF. Off bus route $400/mo +
utils. Avail immediately. Call 352-283-2005.
1BR avail in charming 3BR house in NW
Gainesville, near Ward's Grocery. Quiet
neighborhood, W/D, cable, intemet. Prefer
professional/ serious student. $275/mo + 1/3
util. No lease. Avail May 1. Call 338-2086.
Female roommate for 3BR/2BA house on
36th & Univ. Avail. May $360/mo. Call Katie
@ 352-514-5985. 4-26-16-4
Male roommates needed 4BR/2BA on
the corner of 34th and university. Close
to Campus. $350 + utilities!! WOW!!
Call David @ 954-817-9101 or email
Share 3BR/2BA 1550 sq. ft. townhome. pvt.
BA. Located off Newberry by mall. Modem
updated. New fum. W/D, hi-spd, internet, ca-
ble, phone & all utils. incl. $480/MO Female
only Call Helena @ 727-501-5191 4-26-15-4
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006 1 ALLIGATOR, 17
** FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED **
To Share NEW4BR/ 4BA CONDO:
Fully furnished common area.
Sorority Row area/WALK TO UF
$495/mo 407-432-0911. 4-26-14-4
Female student to join 2 females for own BR
in attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave, 3
mi. from UF on bus rte. #43, tile hardwood,
$275/mo + 1/3 GRU & HSInternet-digital
cable Avail 5/1, 381-5597 or 332-3852. 4-
Female Roommates wanted for 4BR/2BA
house on University Ave. $435 + utilitities.
Call Marlana 727-510-5561 available for Fall
FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
CUTE 4BR/2BA house, .8 mile from UF. Next
to bus routes 5 & 43. Amazing location, great
cooks! Avail now & summer C. Opt to renew.
$500/mo utils. pd. Danielle 305-785-2894
One female roommate wanted in house
off Tower Road. $550/MO, includes private
bedroom/bathroom, util, cable, local phone,
wireless internet, garage. Pet friendly!
$250 room for rent. Close to UF. Cool
house. Great student roommates. Flexible
lease. Easy move in costs. 9412870-3425
Female, NS, clean needed for 2/2
Treehouse Village apt.. $290/mo + utils.
W/D, must fumish BR only. 352-870-7445 or
Need a female roommate for a 1BR/1BA in
3/3 condo in Rockwood Villas. 2 mi from
campus, on UF bus route. Cable, internet.
$450/mo, incl utils. 407-365-7620 or 407-
F vet student seeking NS roommate, Share
2BR/1.5BA condo. Hi-spd wireless internet,
local phone, security alarm, W/D incl. 1 mi.
from UF & 1-75. Bus stop in front of complex.
pets.welcome. I have 2 cats. $400/mo + 1/2
utils. Avail 6/1. Call Melissa 813-453-8326
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Looking for roommate for 3BR/2BA In The
Pines. Responsible & clean UF student.
$270/mo + utils. Avail starting Aug. Call
Rachel @ 352-317-1355 4-17-5-4
2 females looking for ridy female. Casablanca
West 2 mil from UF. Close bus stop. $475/
mo incl util. mno smoking or pets. 352-846-
8168 or 561-329-7231 4-18-5-4
ROOMMATE NEEDED TO SHARE A 3
BR/2 BA HOME NEAR NW 8TH AVE. &
34TH STREET; LOCATION CONVEINENT
TO BUS LINES & UF CAMPUS; BEGIN
8/2006; MUST BE A STUDENT; WASHER/
DRYER, INTERNET; $325/MO. + UTIL.;12
MO. LEASE; 1st & LAST + $100 DEPCALL
ROSS @ 904-703-6896 OR PHIL @ 904-
$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 4-18-8-4
* Real Estate
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5
NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
*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
Great homes close to UF
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2 4BR/4BA's FOR SALE BY OWNER.
* Countryside and University Terrace.
SNear pool. Great location. On bus line.
2 miles from campus 407-620-1555
LOOKING TO BUYA CONDO?
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Condos, newly renovated 1 and 2 BR units
starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps
away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med,
Health.Sci., etc. & heart of UF. $3,000
Closing Cost Credit w/ Preferred Lenders.
Call Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
at 352-372-5375 or at orisite office 352-376-
Magnolia Place: 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury
townhomes. Within a gated community in
the heart of NW Gainesville. Bordered by
wild wetlands and nature preserve. Variety
of floor plans and sizes available priced
from $149,700 to the low $200,000's. Seller
pays $8000 in Closing Costs, Upgrades and
Bonuses! Contact Coldwell Banker M.M.
Parrish Realtors at 352-372-5375 or at onsite
office 352-377-4977. 4-26-28-5
3/2 home in NW Gainesville neighborhood.
Great condition w/1 car garage and fenced
yard. Convenient to UF/Shands. $167,000.
Please call for Appt. 352-373-8176. 4-18-
View 50+ DIFFERENT CONDOS NEAR UF
Online at www.ufcondominiums.com.
-1 new listing 3 blocks from UF at
835 SW 9th St. Call Eric Leightman
with Action Real Estate 352-219-2879
2BR/2BA CONDO for JUST **$135k**
Right off Archer Road at University
Commons West View TODAY. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
Graduating? Need to sell your house or
condo? Call Kate today! Recent UF grad,
student housing specialist. Kate Wallis, ERA
Trend Realty, 359-1112. 4-26-26-5
Tired of renting? Why waste $$ on an apt.?
Invest in a home of your own! Call Kate
Wallis, ERA Trend Realty, 359-1112. Seller
Pays commission! 4-26-26-5
University Terrace Gainesville. 4BR/4BA
condo. W/D, pool, buslines, great location.
Leased through July. $179,500. John 786-
5506 SW 17th Ct.
4/2, FL Rm wlWet Bar
New Septic System $259,900
386-462-5653 or 386-462-5400 4-21-20-5
Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
4/4 Condo @ Countryside. Fully furnished,
rented, & appliances. POOL VIEW in $190s.
Call SIDNEY 770-851-1292. 4-26-21-5
BRANDYWINE 2/2 1226 sq ft. $120,000 ap-
praisal 2006. Range, refrigerator/dishwasher.
Call Bettye Stoney Allen 352-318-3931.
Century 21 John Merrill. MLS262907 4-
4BR/4BA UTW Condo for Sale by owner.
Newly remodeled building. Great for stu-
dents. Close to campus, mall, store &
highway. On two bus routes. Call Maggie
GREAT HOUSE 5 MINUTES FROM UF!
Solar-heated pool, hardwd firs, large
fenced yard, 4BR/2BA, fireplace, sprinkler
system, security system 4312 NW 12 place
firstname.lastname@example.org 317-5559 $399,500
BUYING A HOUSE NEAR UF?
Call Jeff Osgard at 352-262-9119.
Campus Realty.. 4-17-5-5
2BR/2.5BA townhouse in Fox Moor be-
hind UF Hilton off of SW 34th St. See:
fsboingainesville.com/60228 for more info.
$137,500. Call 352-494-9987 4-26-11-5
BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-26-72-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can.deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new. still. packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand'new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-26-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-26-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King. Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
BRAND NEW FURNITURE
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
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both
for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-0333 4-
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 Loadedl
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"*
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Syle. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand NeiaPLoaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 4-26-72-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
25" color TV $55 dining table & 4 chairs $85.
window A/C 6000 BTU. $60, queen bed $60.
Large dresser w/mirror nice $90. Snapper
self propelled mower $85. 500 LP records
$90. Port sewing mach $45. 335-5326 4-
BEDROOM SET solid oak $400
BAM SKATEBOARD $60
12 gal SHOPVAC $40.
MUCH MORE. Call JP 941-284-2709 4-
APT FURNITURE FOR SALE
Sectional, dining room set, bedroom set, end
tables, etc. Prices starting @ $15. Call 352-
Marble Slate Pool Table
Full size $400. Call 352-219-2435 4-18-5-6
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 9-4-72-7
-Computer/ laptop repair
-Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44!!
-Home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7
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18, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12,2006
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We buy computers and laptops Like New!
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SCOOTERS, in ANY condition new or used.
Running or not. Titles or not. Prompt pick up
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Low Miles $1000 obo. Call (352)
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BIKE FOR SALE
.lyr old blue adult 18 speed. Kept indoors,
has gel seat/bottle, Gainesville delivery $100
obo Call 871-4208 4-12-5-9
HYBRID BIKE FOR SALE
Trek Bontrager 7300 FC. Comfortable, easy
commuting. Ridden less than 100 miles, like
new. $300. Call 352-284-0510. 4-20-10-9
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10
Antiques' record set in original booklet.
78rpm. Exc cond. "It is Florida's Favorites"
UF Div of Music, performed by Univ Band &
Men's Glee Club, circa 1930's-40's.Accepting
offers until 4/30. Call 435-477-8798 4-17-10-
BOOKS FOR SALE
Thousands of books in all categories. Call for
directions to our warehouse. (352) 378-6370.
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SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
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Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11
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*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
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CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
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For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
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WE BUY CARS
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Test drive any vehicle and
*GETA 3 DAY, 2 NIGHT VACATION*
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2003 Hyundai Accent. White 4 door auto-
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up, CD player, excellent gas mileage, 58K
highway miles, still under warranty $6300
OBO 352-281-5111 4-14-5-12
2001 Honda Accord EX V6.
61K. Service records, mp3 player, very
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PLYMOUTH NEON 3001
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Runs great $4400 OBO. Call 352-246-8596
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
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
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Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 4-14-59-13
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
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The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking
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-Sixty hours of in-depth training are provided.
This is an opportunity to impact the lives
of fellow community members and to gain
life-enhancing communication skills. The
next training class begins Saturday, May 20,
2006. Please contact Dana Myers at 264-
6779 or visit http://crisiscenter.alachua.fl.us
for more information. 5-18-14-13
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Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
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Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14
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The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact
Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext 251 or
352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14
Earn between $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
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MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now hiring
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Call center needs experienced telephone
agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St.
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avail, $7/hr ALSO BARTENDERS &
WAITRESSES. Apply in person M-F, 2-
5pm, 108 S. Main St. 4-14-30-14
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
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GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8360-1 & PMT2-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-you' choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
HELP WANTED- Valid driver's license re-
quired. Local moving and storage company.
Apply at 505 NW 53rd Ave. Gainesville 374-
TCG Phone Reps needed ASAP
evenings and Sat. Must be articulate and reli-
able 371-5888 ext 111 or 4112 NW22nd Dr.
Childcare provider starting May. Afterschool
pick-up. Full time from June to Aug. Must be
energetic, great attitude & enjoy children.
Required: non-smoker, swimmer & outdoor
activities. Please call 317-0625 to discuss
details. Job location near Haile Plantation.
Web Programming Contractor -
ASP, ASP.net, VB Script, C#, SQL knowl-
edge. ,$25+. per hour. Email resume, to:
Camp Counselors needed for great over-
night camps in the Pocono Mtns. of PA.
Gain valuable experience while working with
children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with
athletics, swimming, A&C, drama, pilates,
archery, gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes
course, nature, and much more. Office &
Nanny positions also available. Apply on -line
at www.pineforestcamp.com. 4-26-26-14
HIRING LIFEGUARDS at $7.25/hr,
SWIM INSTRUCTORS at $7.60/hr.
Call 352-393-8358 for more information and
training schedule. 8-10-49-14
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dependable. Call or leave message for
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Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, cre-
ative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love
for children to staff its summer day camp
program. Positions in the camp are available
in our Preschool day camp, our Kindergarten
day camp, and our elementary school age
day camp. Individuals for the day camp
should be available to w6rk daily from June
5-July 28. Interested applicants should sub-
mit a resume to Jeff Malloy, Oak Hall School-
8009 SW 14th Avenue Gainesville, FL
32607 or via e-mail at email@example.com
by April 13, 2006. Interview information re-
garding group interview on April 15 will be
sent out upon receipt. 4-12-13-14
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 19
J Help Wanted
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shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5pm Monday through
Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
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pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 4-26-20-14
HIRING COOKS & SERVERS
Apply between 2 & 4 pm Mon-Fri, CALICO
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Busy professional woman needs help with
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have reliable trans. Call 379-0619 Iv, msg
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Now hirng delivery drivers.Great pay, flex-,
ible hours.Apply in person 600 NW 75th St.
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Happy, energetic, fast, reliable, honest peo-
ple. No HOT,greasy fries. No grease traps.
Hiring Camp Counselors!make a difference
in someones life. Residential counselors
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start on May 21. Download an application
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$$ NANNY JOBS $$
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Plan Ahead: NOAH'S ARK
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REAL NANNIES NEEDED
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PT NANNY NEEDED
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needed. Flexible schedule. Full + part time
avail. Apply in person. 3105 SW 34th St.
Part time lab techs needed for routine
microbiology analysis. Send resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 378-6483 4-26-
$500 $1000 per week. New business op-
portunity. For information call 904-522-0524
or email email@example.com
Camp counselors, lifeguards (will train),
nurses, arts/crafts director, equestrian staff.
Min. age 18. Salary + meals & housing. 6/5-
7/30. firstname.lastname@example.org or
800-347-2688 or EOE/DFWP 4-26-17-14
Now hiring servers, food-runners, drivers.
Serious workers only. Great money potential.
5 SE 2ndAve. 335-7123. 4-18-10-14
Rehab Tech. High School Diploma, at least
1 yr. exp. working w/children, must be able
to work shift-work, wkends & holidays, bkgrd
ck reqd. Call btwn. 9AM-1PM 352-378-7074.
4025 NE 1st Terr., G'ville, FL 32609 4-26-
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* No Experience Necessary
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 1-888-242-RGIS 4-26-16-
CASHIER PT Mornings 10-2 Mon thru Fri
Ada's Clothes Repair 371-1824
Seeking reliable clean-freak for weekly
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COUNTER MANAGER, COSMETICS
Let Your True Colors Shine Through
Your leadership and sales skills can be best
applied at a Clinique counter.Belk depart-
ment store currently has opportunities avail-
able for a cosmetic Counter Manager.You
will manage and guide a staff for this
prestigious retailer.You'll also be provided
with the training, flexible scheduling and
performance based compensation you'll
need to shine.Evening and weekend work
BELK DEPARTMENT STORE IS NOW
HIRING AT THE OAKS MALL
Equal Opportunity Employer
MED SCHOOL APPLICANTS
Clinical Assistant Needed for full time patient
care. Will train. Email resume to Dr. Levy
Leasing Agent PT for luxury apartments, will
train, must be friendly, energetic. Weekends
required. Stoneridge Apartments. Apply in
person 3800 SW34th Street. 4-14-6-14
Vet Tech. Exp.. FT/PT for mixed
practice Call 386-454-1001. 4-
Internet marketing geek wanted FT Mature
individual w/high IQ. Degree in advertising/
marketing a plus. Real experience very
helpful, but will train. 352-367-8600 or
PART-TIME. POSITION AVAILABLE Busy
office seeking outgoing, energetic, organized
workers. Must have flexible availability for.
entire summer. Please e-mail resume to
Solutions Bridal FT/PT Salary + comm.
Saturday Required Fax Resume: 374-7293
MARKETING FIRM Junior Executives
No Experience, but seeking it?
Marketing firm seeks energetic people
to train in all areas of marketing,
sales, advertising & PR. College Grads &
Summer Interns encouraged.
Call Jessica @ 904-425-3563 (JAX)
Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators,
Wannabe Gators &
For Part Time Inside Sales at
Salary and Commission.
Flexible daytime hours.
Call Brad at 331-8837, ext 3125 between
5pm and 7pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays,
or send resume to
Earn money for the beach this summer.
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Company in Alachua. Flexible 15+ hours/wk.
Optional FT summer. Must be dependable.
CAD knowledge a plus. Call 386-418-1551
* 1 Help Wanted
LIFEGUARD: Part-time temporary (OPS)
position for several months beginning
around the first of May. Approx. 20 hours
per weekend (Friday- Sunday) at psychi-
atric institution for adult males. $9.00 per
hour. Current/active lifeguard certification
is REQUIRED. Contact Nancy Shaffer 352-
264-8249 (NFETC) An EEO/AA Employer.
part time, w/experience to care for 2 small
children in afternoon 20 hrs/wk. JVon thru
Thurs References & CPR reqd. 373-7433
FREEDOM, FLEXIBILITY, FUN.
EARNING $25 TO $35/HR. PT
Set your own hours. Growth potential.
Independent sales environment. Call 352-
Now Hiring Models/Dancers
No Experience Needed, No Calls. Apply
In Person At 433 S Main St Gainesville, FL
Part-time flexible hrs. Must be versatile from
mowing to cleaning to fixing. Carpentry exp.
a plus. Starting pay $6-8/hr. Leave telephone
number and brief, clear message. 373-1690
Trainee wanted for busy espresso bar near
mall. Good skills taught. Good pay. Food
and/or general retail service work history not
required, but very helpful. Email personal
contact info and work references w/ dates
& contact info to: email@example.com 4-
for 5 yr old in my home. M-F 2:30-5:30, must
have own transportation and references.
Call 386-454-8970 and leave message. 4-
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savvy sales associate with retail manage-
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for short legal research project. $20/hr. 386-
418-0108, firstname.lastname@example.org 4-13-3-14
Sun Country Sports is hiring at both locations.
Rock Wall manager, gymnastics coaches,
office staff & summer camp counselors.
Download app atwww.suncountrysports.com
Bring to either location. 4-24-10-14
Medical Receptionistl Medical Records
wanted part-time. Must have exp. with:
check-in/out, medical records, and insur-
ance. Please fax resumes to HR at 224-2216
or email email@example.com 4-14-4-14
Scheduling Specialist Parttime for multi-
physician practice. Must have a working
knowledge of health insurance, including
worker's compensation. Hours are flexible.
Please fax resumries to 224-2216 or email
X-Ray Technologist full-time for busy multi-
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or weekends required. Excellent salary and
benefits are offered. Please fax resumes to
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LPN wanted fulltime for busy urgent care
clinic. No nights or weekends! Great work-
ing environment, generous salary & benefits
package offered. Please submit resume to
Human Resources at 224-2216 or email
1 Help Wanted
Great Summer Jobs
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special needs, problem behaviors, and as-
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Lead games, sports, crafts,field trips.
Looking for a responsible, fun, and high
$8.54-$10.13 Take program registration;
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grounds maintenance work.
$8.54-$10.13- Current adult/infant/child CPR
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projects, field trips, and arts/crafts.
Contact: City of Largo, 201 Highland
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DRUG FREE 4-12-2-14
Busy dealership is in need of a positive &
friendly individual as our PT receptionist for
weekends & evenings. Apply in person at
Gainesville Ford. 4-26-11-14
Camp Wag A Lot
Doggie Daycare New Hiring. All shifts. $7/hr
Email CampWagALot@aol.com for more
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FOR 2 girls, ages 7 & 8; came to USA last
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fun kids! 371-7265 eves. 4-14-3-14
SWIM LESSON INSTUCTORS
needed for summer. Call Jill @ 335-0518
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5717 SWTower Rd. 4-25-10-14-
Evening hours. Own car. Apply in person
between 2 & 5 pm NAPOLATANOS 606 NW
75th St. 4-18-5-14
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75th St. 4-18-5-14
Applicants needed ASAP.
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PT or FT BABYSITTER/NANNY
For 1 & 3 yr olds. Non smoker, references re-
quired. Good pay. Call 246-5430 4-14-3-14
We need good help!!! Call Damieon @ Molly
and Friends Cat Furniture Company 337-
1535. Good pay! Good job for good workers.
Light duty manufacturing. 4-18-5-14'
*HIRING ALL POSITIONS*
Bar wait door SILVER Q. 225 West Unviersity
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Summer Positions Available. Assistant
teachers to work in downtown Christian
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children required. Begins May 1. Call 376-
Wi Help Wanted
Clubhouse Grill Hire waitstaff & kitchen staff
Both day & night shifts. Accepting applica-
tions between 2-4pm weekdays. 5112 NW
34th St. Across from YMCA 4-25-10-14
COLD STONE CREAMERY of Gainesville
is hiring a General Manager. Ctfnpetitive
salary, gonus, benefits & vacation. Email
resume to ColdStone@GatorZone.com.
Now Hiring! Earn $600-$1200 weekly work-
ing on a cruise ship this summer! Earn a
lucrative income and travel to exotic islands
for free! Fee required. 1-800-758-4129 4-
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
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
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For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
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
Individuals or small groups,
375-6641 Harold Nobles
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 4/17/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
HIP MOVES STUDIO
Personal Training $35 per hr
Belly Dance & Yoga Classes
Your first class FREE
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-26-62-15
MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
Lots of experience. PhD in Mathematical
Physics. $15/hr. email Andrew:
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live with others. 4-26-72-19 352-338-8408
CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go
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Maid '.Prvice. Residential & Commercial.
Same Day Cleaning Service Available
352-494-6458 ask for Earnestine
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Gators practice new goal line formation
FOOTBALL, from page 24
when someone goes down."
SWith players limited like Moore,
Manson and early enrollee Chevon
Walker, a freshman slowed by a sprained
ankle, senior DeShawn Wynn alternated
between the first and second team of-
~.f.r fense, splitting carries with walk-on
Anthony Gay and fullback Billy Latsko
Wynn, the Gators' leading rusher in
S 2005 with 621 yards, finished the season
with seven touchdowns, but coaches are
looking for consistency from him in his
final spring at UF.
"DeShawn, for the most part, has had a
each productive camp, but he has to find a way
to bring his work hat every day," Drayton
Said. "As far as being in the doghouse, the
whole group is in the doghouse, includ-
S ing the coach. So we just have to improve
". with a sense of urgency."
NEW GOAL LINE LOOK: The Gators have
implemented the Maryland-I formation
S' into their goal line package during the
-o ""-spring. As opposed to the traditional
J three tight ends, UF has been using a
stacked backfield of two fullbacks and
''-0E ~4tra halfback in an I-formation to punch
I S the ball through in short yardage situ-
Fullbacks Eric Rutledge, Latsko and
Kyle Pupello have been alternating at
the two fullback spots, while Wynn has
carried the ball as the bruiser running
"It brings an attitude down in that
part of the field, and we feel we have
Kim Klement/ Alligator the personnel when we are healthy to
Senior running back DeShawn Wynn holds his ground against freshman get in that set and just go downhill at
linebacker Eric Sledge during football practice Monday afternoon. some people," Drayton said.
CAS EY, from page 24 the Gators collectively started to press. feels a sense of urgency.
When failure was the result, confidence Pat McMahon is still an excellent
became a casualty. game coach. He has somehow managed
explanations have been offered while Despite committing five errors last to remain optimistic in the face of a sea-
fans have been wringing their hands night, for the second time this season, son that has fallen short of expectations
and scratching their heads. the Gators were able to score eight runs so far, trusting in his philosophy and the
The result was a changed approach, without the benefit of a home run. people around him.
conscious or unconscious, by players Chris Petrie batted 3 for 4 against It might cause McMahon to lose more
who all had good intentions and a strong B-CC and admitted that the Gators are sleep than he already has, but if he can
work ethic. With the confidence that now starting to relax. start to assert himself more and follow
each player could be the one to make a Stephen Porter, a career LOOGY his own feelings about the players who
game-changing play, hit the big home (Lefty One Out Guy), was left in to pitch trust in him, the recent upswing in mo-
run or strikeout every batter he faced, for three hitless innings last night. After mentum and confidence can continue
the game, he conceded that the team toward another postseason run.
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to extend streaks
BASEBALL, from page 24
plenty of action on the base paths. But UF reliever
Steven Porter (1-0) earned the win in relief, shut-
ting down B-CC in three hitless innings.
Porter, a situational lefty, rarely pitches for
three straight batters, let alone three innings.
"I needed work," Porter said. "It's been hard
pitching recently because it just hasn't been the
right situations. I feel a lot better now."
B-CC senior Raphael Kyles was tagged with
the loss. He went three innings, surrendering
three earned runs on five hits.
UF second baseman Adam Davis and cen-
ter fielder Gavin Dickey extended their hitting
streaks to six games, but Matt LaPorta's home run
streak came to an end after three
.tOFs He went 0 for 4, and Davis
Base all was picked off with LaPorta on
deck in the eighth, preventing
him from making another plate
appearance. The Gators, not known for their ag-
gressiveness on the base paths, tied a season high
with three stolen bases, two from Dickey and one
"I thought they did a wonderful job holding
runners, but I thought our guys did a little bet-
ter job picking pitches to run on," UF coach Pat
McMahon said. "That is a big part of our arsenal.
I would like to be much more aggressive on the
bases and run a lot more, but you don't want to
run yourself into outs."
In a sense, it was a breakout game for the
Gators, who put together strings of clutch hits and
whose bullpen hurled six scoreless innings.
"I thought we pitched extremely well,"
McMahon said. "That was as quality an outing as
Steven Porter has had this year."
But the Gators performance was far from flaw-
less, as UF committed five errors, tying a season
high. Surprisingly, two of the errors came from
catcher Brian Jeroloman, who had only commit-
ted three errors the entire season. UF's tough day
in the field further cements the Gators' last-place
fielding percentage in the SEC.
"I am always concerned about errors. I don't
sleep well anyway, and those can create more
[worries]," McMahon said. "You have got to
complete plays. You can't give away outs. That
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 23
UF MEN'S GOLF
No. 3 Gators finish runners-up to No. 15 Clemson
By JENNA MARINA
The No. 3 UF men's golf team
held on to its second-place standing
on Tuesday but couldn't overcome
first-day leader No. 15 Clemson,
finishing three strokes behind
the tournament champion Tigers
in the United States Collegiate
"We played solidly again," UF
coach Buddy Alexander said. "It
was a little disappointing placing
second again. You get to a point
where playing solidly is not good
The Gators have now finished
second in their last two tournaments
for a total of three runner-up finishes
during the spring season. UF did
manage to outplay No. 1 Georgia by
nine strokes, but Alexander said that
it didn't really matter.
"It's not about them," Alexander
said. "It's about us. We beat every-
body but Clemson. That's what it's
really all about beating everyone
UF senior Matt Every's score
fluctuated throughout the third
round as he bogeyed six holes but
responded with five birdies to fin-
ish with a 1-over 73 and 3 under at
213 overall, landing him in a tie for
Earning his third, top-10 finish of
the spring, freshman Billy Horschel
tied for seventh and led the team
with a steady performance by par-
ring 15 holes en route to a 1-under-
par 71 and an even par overall.
Senior Brett Stegmaier could not
capitalize off of the momentum from
his 5-under-par second round.
"You get to a point where
playing solidly is not good
UF men's golf coach
He triple-bogeyed consecutive
holes and double-bogeyed another
to shoot an 8-over-par 80. After ty-
-ing for fourth place on Monday, he
dropped 15 spots to finish tied for
19th at 221 (5 over).
After posting a 10-over-par 154
on Monday, freshman Toby Ragland
rebounded with four birdies in the
third round to card a 1-over-par 73.
Senior James Vargas:inproved
on his 5-over-par second round to
shoot a 3-over-par 75 third round
and an 8-over 224 overall.
Redshirt sophomore Manuel
Villegas, who competed as an in-
dividual for the first .time since the
Gator Invitational on Feb. 19, fin-
ished with a 19-over-par 236.
The Gators return to ac-
tion April 21 when they play in
the Southeastern Conference
U Freshman leads SEC in s
Freshman leads SEC in saves
By BRIAN STEELE
After defeating then-No.1
Michigan on Feb. 18, UF
freshman Stacey Nelson-ce-
mented herself as a mainstay
on the Gators' pitching staff.
. But being a starter was not
In UF's last two SEC se-
ries against Tennessee and
Mississippi State, Nelson has
come in as a reliever, earning
a save each time.
Now, she leads the SEC
with four saves.
"If you've done your home-
work on me, I've always had a
closer," UF coach Tim Walton
said. "I had a kid who had 11
saves as a freshman at Wichita
State. To me, it's about other
teams getting comfortable in
the batter's box, and if I have
three quality pitchers, why
not establish another role for
them? [Nelson]'s done a great
"She's come into bases-
loaded situations in tons of
games and has really con-
quered that battle for us in
almost every single one of her
"I think it's getting the
confidence that not only
you can beat the big
teams but that you are a
UF softball coach
Even though Nelson has
performed well in the later in-
nings, Walton knows that she
is still a valuable starter.
"I don't anticipate that be-
ing a trend, that we're going
to stick with throughout her
career," he said. "I think that
this year, she's been able to
close and then start the next
game, and that's just been
something we've just estab-
MOMENTUM BOOST: Taking a
series from No. 5 Tennessee
during the weekend, the No.
24 UF softball team (33-15, 12-
6 Southeastern Conference)
overcame a stiff challenge.
While UF has only been
ranked as high as No. 19 in
the preseason, Walton hopes
the series win against the
Volunteers can help push the
Gators over the proverbial
'"I think it's getting the
confidence that not only you
can beat the big teams but
that you are a big team,"
In addition to-the confi-
dence, Walton knows that he
also needs top-level recruits
to take the next step.
"We have good athletes,
and we'll continue to do
well in recruiting," he said.
"That's the nature of the
beast; you have to get out and
recruit -and get the quality
kids to buy into your system
and maintain consistency
throughout a 60- to 70-game
Graham Hunley/ Alligator
Freshman Stacey Nelson pitches during the Gators' double-
header victory against Hofstra on Feb. 22 at the Florida
Softball Stadium. Nelson has successfully switched from a
starter to a closer and leads the SEC in saves.
UF looks to replace
By CHRIS WHITE
After UF volleyball star outside
hitter Jane Collymore and libero
Rachel Engel graduated at the end
of last season, Coach Mary Wise
said she knew she'd have to look
elsewhere for points.
"The question I get asked is,
'How do you graduate your start-
ing primary passer and where are
the points going to come from in
the absence of Jane Collymore?'"
Wise said. "I don't know, and I
don't know, but I've got a few
months to answer that."
Collymore, a two-time
Southeastern Conference player of
the year, accounted for more than
a quarter of the Gators' 1,979 kills
last year, and Engel led the team
with 599 digs on the season.
But the Gators' spring season
has shown that Wise may have
found the key to filling those
Starting the preseason 10-0, the
15-time defending Southeastern
Conference champions have
defeated 2004 NCAA finalist
Minnesota, rival Miami and 2004
Division II champions Barry
In Saturday's matches
with Virginia and Minnesota,
junior middle blocker Kisya
Killingsworth had 11 kills in one
game against Virginia and eight in
a match against the Gophers.
Junior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton led UF in its morning
game against Minnesota with 10
kills and a block.
And All-America Angie
McGinnis isn't exactly green at the
Often dumping the ball over
the net, the 5-foot-11 junior was an
offensive threat a season ago, and
during the spring she has more
than doubled her kills-per-game
average of 1.21 from last year.
"If I can give you an analogy
of last year, it was give the ball to
Jane [Collymore] and let Jane cre-
ate," Wise said. "But without Jane,
we have to be more diverse offen-
sively, and so we're going to take
advantage of Angie McGinnis,
one of the best college setters there
Wise said she's even placed
pressure on freshmen Elyse
Cusack and Janine Williams to
compete with their more experi-
enced teammates for playing time
and said she was confident of their
ability to post
.. '.. points after
S seeing them
'- play during the
75 _4 L 0 C H T E
Wise After breaking
three world re-
cords at the Short Course World
Championships in China, UF
senior Ryan Lochte was named
Southeastern Conference Male
Swimmer of the Year on Tuesday.
Lochte was named NCAA
Swimmer of the Year last month
after breaking NCAA records in
the 200-yard individual medley,
400 IM, 100 backstroke and 200
back at the national champion-
"It's certainly well deserved,"
UF coach Gregg Troy said of
Lochte's award. "He had another
"If you look at the results from
the NCAA and the SEC meet, he
is probably the best swimmer in
the SEC ever."
Lochte's teammate Bradley
Ally was honored as SEC
Freshman of the Year while six
additional Florida swimmers
earned All-SEC honors.
After earning four All-America
honors at the NCAA meet, senior
Brian Hartley joined sophomore
Darian Townsend and freshm-:n
Lucas Salatta on the All-SEC First
Sophomores Luca "DeMatteis
and Daniel Penniman earned-sec-
For the women's team, Vipa
Bernhardt was named SEC
Female Scholar-Athlete of the
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006
mount for Meyer
By ERIC ESTEBAN
Alligator Staff Writer
Three weeks into Urban Meyer's second spring
at UF, the coach'- tru tra tmng evaluation of his run-
ning game reads.like a Scantron sheet.
With injuries, lack of effort, lackluster perfor-
Smances and inconsistency as options, Meyer can
only fill in choice "E."
"I'm disappointed with the running backs,"
Meyer said. "All of the above."
Meyer called out his backs, describing them as
"trash," before the beginning of spring practice and
said the running game must drastically.improve in
order for the offense to progress in its second year.
Still, so far, it has sputtered.
"We are a group that underachieved last
year and to improve, it's an everyday pro-
cess that starts right here at practice."
UF running backs coach
"We are a group that underachieved -last year
and to improve, it's an everyday process that starts
right here at practice," UF running backs coach Stan
Drayton said. "There are injuries that we are fight-
ing through, but we area young group."
Sophomore Kestahn Moore, the starter heading
into thelspring, is nursing a back injury that has
kept him non-contact, while Markus Manson has
been limited due to a concussion.
"A person like Kestahn is the drum major of
that group he comes to work every day and just
goes 100 mph because he only knows one speed,"
Drayton said. "When somebody like that comes into
your group, it's contagious, but the injuries can't be
an excuse because the name of the game is stepping up
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 22
Junior Gavin Dickey slides back to first during a pickoff attempt in the second inning of the Gators' 8-2 victory against
Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night. Dickey stole two bases and extended his hitting streak to six games.
UF blazes past Bethune-Cookman
By BRYAN JONES
It was probably just coincidence when
two Gainesville Fire Department trucks
roared up to McKethan Stadium, but the
vehicles seemed to arrive right on time
As the sirens blared from behind the
right field fence, the Gators' bats caught
fire for a four-run sixth inning that broke
the game open for an 8-2 UF victory against
Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night.
UF left fielder Chris Petrie went 3 for 4
with two RBI and two runs scored.
"It was awesome," Petrie said. "I was
just trying to stay back and hit everything
the other way, and I was fortunate enough
to get some good pitches to hit."
It was unranked UF's 19th all-time win
against the Wildcats, who have never de-
feated the Gators.
The Wildcats (18-21, 6-0 Mid-Eastern
Athletic Conference) are having one of their
better seasons in recent history and are cur-
rently ranked No. 1 in the Black College
Baseball Poll. With the win, UF (21-16, 4-8
Southeastern Conference) improved its
record to 6-4 in midweek games.
UF starting pitcher Kris Gawriluk wvas
able to limit the damage in his three in-
nings of work, despite the Wildcats seeing
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 22
Familiar underdog role may propel Gators to much-needed wins
hen the UF baseball
team defeated Bethune-
SCookman last night, the
players were smiling and relaxed,
seemingly for the first time since
being swept at South Carolina in the
last weekend of March.
And why shouldn't they be en-
Plenty of detractors on the
Internet message boards are calling
for the heads of hitting coach Tim
Parenton and pitching coach Ross
Jones. The team is unranked in three
of the four college baseball polls.
The Gators are at the bottom of the
Southeastern Conference in batting,
fielding and pitching. At 21-16 over-
all and 4-8 in the SEC, UF wouldn't
qualify for its own conference tour-
nament if the season ended today.
Those same reasons for doom
and gloom have placed the Gators
in a familiar underdog role.
Maybe the Gators need some sort
of extra incentive to play well.
In the College World Series last
season, Tennessee provided such a
spark, announcing that a freshman
would be the starting pitcher against
the Gators. Three hours before
game time, Volunteers coach Rod
Tim Casey L u k e
Casey at the Bat Hochevar
email@example.com would take
UF responded to the Volunteers'
bush-league move, winning 6-4 af-
ter Matt LaPorta hit a home run that
almost landed in Iowa.
Now that the Gators aren't the
team with the No. 1 ranking and the
expectations that come with it, they
can regain the 'why not us?' attitude
that propelled them to the best sea-
son in school history last year.
It's just a matter of time before
the law of averages rules in favor
of UF. Statisticians would apply
the law of large numbers by using
a player's career batting average as
a theoretical mean, and their current
average as a sample mean to project
Adam Davis, a .313 career hit-
ter, is batting .265 so far this year.
Probability should influence him to
have an average more than .500 dur-
ing the remainder of the season.
The same observations can
be made about catcher Brian
Jeroloman, a .306 career batter, and
Matt LaPorta, a .314 career batter,
who are both hitting .250 this year.
While the Gators have lost 10 of
their last 15 games, the players and
coaches have echoed the same senti-
ments aboutpossible reasons for the
"The ball isn't falling our way, we
just can't catch a break," and similar
SEE CASEY, PAGE 22
*MLB: Orioles vs. Devil Rays
FSN, 7 p.m.
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ESPN, 8 p.m.
* 2002: The Gators' took advantage of six Tennessee
errors and matched 15 hits with as many runs in a
15-1 rout on the road against the Volunteers to snap a
five-game losing streak. In Coach Pat McMahon's first
season, the Gators finished second in the SEC East and
bowed out to Miami in the NCAA Gainesville Regional.
* Former UF center fielder Jeff Cor-
saletti went 2 for 5 in the Wilmington
Blue Rocks' 4-3 loss to the Kinston
Indians on Tuesday. Corsaletti ranks
second on the team in batting aver-
age (.368) coming into Tuesday.