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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006
Delivery drivers 'easy target' for robbery
By STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ
For the past 20 years, pizza delivery
drivers have been beaten, robbed and even
killed because of their job.
Gainesville pizza drivers are robbed
or attacked for $25 or less while working
a job that the Bureau of Labor Statistics
ranks in the top 10 most dangerous jobs
In 2005, there were seven reported
robberies of pizza delivery drivers in
Gainesville, but police said most robberies
do not get reported.
"People see them as an easy target,"
said Sgt. Keith Faulk.
Matt Funk, the owner of Five Star Pizza
on Southwest Second Avenue, said that if
three small incidents occur in a neighbor-
hood, Five Star will not deliver there.
"It's kind of like a 'three-strikes-you're-
out'rule," Funk said.
About 10 years ago, Five Star stopped
delivering in an area known as Seminary
Lane, the street that runs between
Northwest Fifth Avenue and Northwest
Sixth Avenue, because driver John Angel
was beaten so badly that he nearly died.
"He had to have metal plates put in his
face and everything," Funk said.
Other drivers have also been victims of
petty robberies and confrontations.
UF student Mark-Jason White vividly
remembers the day he got robbed.
As a pizza delivery driver for almost
five years in Gainesville, he has dealt with
life-threatening situations on more then
"It kind of gets to you after a while,"
On Sept. 6, White was working for
SEE PIZZA, PAGE 5
Jai alai courts Gators
marvin Halelamnen/ Allgator
Allen Williams, 25, cheers after a point is scored during college night at Ocala Jai-Alai on Wednesday.
Every Wednesday college students get in free and enjoy 50-cent beers, hotdogs, popcorn and soda.
By MARIA LAVERGHETTA
As Jose Goitiz flings the ball up to
188 mph toward the wall, he never
knows where it will bounce.
But even if he gets hit, he never
cares about the broken bones.
"If I had to start all over again,
I'd do the same thing," said Goitiz,
a pro jai alai player.
The 44-year-old has broken nu-
merous bones in his arms and legs
over the past 28 years playing the
fastest game in the world all over
On the first Wednesday college
night of the season at the Ocala Jai-
Alai, screaming fans in the audience
enjoyed 50-cent beers, hot dogs,
popcorn and sodas. Students, who
got in free, heckled Goitiz and his
fellow players for more action.
Dave Gonzalez, a graduating UF
liberal arts major, loves how you can
heckle players, he said.
"Whenever you have 50-cent
beers, you are gonna grow a fan
base," Gonzalez said.
Despite college night on
Wednesday, the fan base is quickly
Born in Basque, Spain, Goitiz
would open the front door of his
house to the view of a jai alai arena
across the street, he said.
When he first played profession-
ally, jai alai was on the
Student rise due to the popular-
Ifile ity of gambling. But
that quickly changed
after the '80s, he said.
"Back then, people had only two
choices: the dog track and jai alai,"
Goitiz said. "But now, forget it.
Everybody plays the lottery."
Goitiz said the salary he made
seasonally in 1989 is more than
what he would make if he worked
year-round now. Because of that, he
has to work a second job as a truck
Virtually every one of the players
now must work an additional job,
SEE JAI ALAI, PAGE 8
UF health insurance revamped to include extra benefits
* ONE INSURANCE PLAN WILL NOW OFFER $500
FOR MENTAL- OR NERVOUS-DISORDER CARE.
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Students with coverage under UF's health insurance
plan will receive another $600 worth of benefits next year
- if they purchased the highest and most expensive level of
The Student Government Insurance Board decided Bowen said that Wednesday's meeting was a success
Wednesday to add new benefits that will include $100 of compared with the April 5 meeting in which Scarborough
"wellness benefits" such as annual check-ups, Pap smears Insurance reported that student health plans could increase
and mammograms, and $500 for mental- or nervous-disor- by about 15 percent without increased benefits.
der care referred by the Student Health Care Center to other Scarborough is contracted by SG to offer insurance cover-
providers. age for graduate and undergraduate students. The company
Although students will have to pay $69 a person for works as a broker, negotiating with different insurance pro-
the added benefits, Graduate Student Council Insurance viders and presenting the best offers to the SG Insurance
Chairman Mike Bowen agreed with the decision. Board.
"These are things people have been asking for a while,"
SEE INSURANCE-, PAGE 8
anchors the UF
field, the Gators
are lacking depth
at cornerback after
losing two starters
from last season.
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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 3
SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -
City limits may expand
* VOTERS WILL DECIDE IF SFCC
WILL BE PART OF GAINESVILLE.
By DOMINICK TAO
For more than 5,000 residents living
near SFCC, a vote for annexation could
mean higher taxes but improved utility
bills and city services.
Registered voters in a 1,400-acre
stretch of land along Interstate 75 be-
tween The Oaks Mall and SFCC will be
able to vote April 25 whether or not the
area will be brought into Gainesville city
Homeowners in the annexation area
could see a property tax increase of about
$134 if the vote goes through, city officials
But for students renting apartments,
City Manager Russ Blackburn said the
effects would be minimal.
"The rental market in Gainesville is so
competitive, if rates were raised, it would
only amount to about $5," Blackburn
And he said annexation would mean
lower utility bills because the resi-
dents won't have to pay an extra fee to
Gainesville Regional Utilities for living
outside city limits.
Karen Snyder, city strategic planner,
said residents would save about 25 per-
cent on their water bills and 10 percent
for electricity as a result of annexation.
Last month during SFCC student gov-
ernment elections, candidates brought up
annexation as a campaign issue.
If the SFCC area is annexed,. the city
will add another bus route to service the
area, Snyder said.
"Santa Fe students are actively
involved in 'this," said Bob Woods,
Gainesville's communication and market-
ing manager. "They want bus service."
Also, Snyder said city police services,
including weekend party patrols, would
extend to the annexed area. This would
add 10 new police positions, she said.
In order to vote for or against annexa-
tion, residents must be from the annexa-
tion area and have registered to vote in
Alachua County by March 24.
If annexation is approved, the city will
begin to. roll out its services by June 1.
UF historian appointed
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Carl Van Ness is an expert on all
things UF, but the new university histo-
rian admits he was not expecting the re-
cent honor he received from UF President
UF "To tell you
Administration the truth, I'm
not really sure
behind the scenes," said Van Ness, who
was appointed UF historian Tuesday. "It
came as sort of a surprise."
Van Ness, who has served as the uni-
versity archivist since 1996, will be the
second historian in UF history. He suc-
ceeds the late Samuel Proctor, who held
the role from the 1950s until his death
"In that 50-year period, he amassed.
quite a bit of knowledge about the uni-
versity that cannot be replaced," Van
Ness said, "but we're lucky that he docu-
mented it rather well."
Though he will assume Proctor's for-
mer title, Van Ness is not about to give
up his day job, as he does not expect
the role of historian to add much to his
"There are no specific duties with this
title," he said. "It's more of an honor than
anything else, and it's a tremendous hon-
or to be named university historian."
During his tenure as historian, Van
Ness looks forward to exploring the
earlier eras of university history, includ-
ing the tenure of UF's first president,
Andrew Sledd, which lasted from 1904
"He did more in those five years than
a lot of his successors combined," Van
Ness said, adding that Sledd was "ahead
of his time" concerning such controver-
sial issues as race.
"It's very interesting, the university's
past both the good, the bad and the
ugly," he said.
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Wikipedia inventor says site promotes free culture
By HEATHER JONCZAK
Alligator Contributing Writer
Jimmy Wales spreads millions of facts
throughout the world, but the Wikipedia
founder said he isn't the authority on knowl-
"I think its very impractical for someone,
even me, to be the benevolent dictator of all
human knowledge," Wales said.
Wales spoke about Wikipedia and free cul-
ture to an audience of about 500 in Emerson
Alumni Hall on Wednesday night. Wikipedia,
created in 2001, is an online encyclopedia that
users edit and write collaboratively.
It began as the idea that every single person
in the world would have access to the same in-
formation in multiple languages, Wales said.
"Wikipedia is a freely licensed encyclope-
dia," he said. "I mean by free as in speech, not
free as in beer."
Wikipedia has, a broader reach than
The New York Times, Los Angeles Times,
The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com and
Chicago Tribune combined, Wales said, citing
People have freedom to copy, modify and
use any of the 3.5 million articles on the site.
The online encyclopedia is larger than
Encyclopaedia Britannica and Microsoft
Encarta combined, Wales said, with more than
a billion words and a million articles in the
English version alone. Millions of articles are
also accessible in more than 200 languages.
But the Web site is more than a technologi-
cal feat it is a social innovation, Wales said.
Although the technology was-available in
1995, he said it took six years to actually har-
"The idea is that by staying open
to the world and trusting people,
we actually generate a lot of good
will and work."
ness the information into a usable form with
free licensing, neutrality and openness.
Less than 1 percent of the Wikipedia com-
munity, or 615 people, do more than 50 per-
cent of the edits, Wales said. He said there is a
lot of trust in Wikipedia's design.
"The idea is that by staying open to the
world and trusting people, we actually gener-
ate a lot of good will and work," he said.
To illustrate his point, Wales used a meta-
phor to describe the nightmare scene of a bad
online society Most online sites limit user
input out of a fear of what might happen. The
outlook is akin to a restaurant owner serving
customers who are caged so they won't stab
each other with their steak knives.
But Wikipedia has built up a trust with its
users, he said. The site looks ocean and that is
why people don't mess it up, Wales said.
Computer engineering senior Robert
Dickerson said Wales inspired him to create
"I think Wikipedia will really join all the
people on the planet together, he said.
Florida. Free Culture, the Center for
Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Accent,
Student Government's speakers' bureau,
sponsored the event.
Students lose their locks to benefit children with cancer
By KATIE BURNS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Drastic haircuts went from scary to gratifying
Wednesday as UF students donated their tresses to benefit
At the Friends for Life Chomp Cancer Carnival, Friends
for Life of America teamed with Locks of Love to increase
cancer awareness and benefit children suffering persistent
medical hair loss.
Lines of long-haired students formed on the Reitz Union
North Lawn, where two stylists from the Reitz Union Hair
Company sheared 6 or more inches off the head of each
donor. Six haircuts were given in the first 30 minutes.
Co-chairwoman Jessica Ortega said the
On UF chapter of Friends for Life, a nonprofit
'" organization dedicated to kids with pediatric
cancers, has about 45 active members.
Student Government provided funds for the carnival,
which included candy, games and inflatable slides.
About 50 students donate hair every time they have the
"It's for a good cause, and that's the main thing," Ortega
said. "Everyone's self-conscious about it, but if you think
about what you have and [the children] don't ... I mean,
hair grows back."
Locks of Love uses donations of at least 10 inches to
create wigs for financially disadvantaged children. Shorter
portions of hair are sold to other companies to get funds
for Locks of Love.
Friends for Life member Daniel Pack broke the gender
stereotype by being one of the few males to donate last Fall.
As a leukemia survivor who once lost his hair, Pack grew
his out for more than a year specifically for Locks of Love.
"All the girls were donating hair, and I wanted to do it,
too," he said.
Staph infections on the rise
especially among athletes
Showdown flash mob
Students gathered on Turling-
ton Plaza for the seventh flash
mob at UF, a re-creation of an
Xbox commercial Microsoft
pulled from the air. A flash
mob is a group that~suddenly
assembles in a public place,
briefly acts unusual and then
quickly disperses. Flash mob
organizer Salvatore Picataggio
Jr. and Warren Moore (above)
start off the theatrics at 12:41
p.m. After a few minutes of
pointing their finger "guns" at
each. other, participants (left)
dropped to the ground in uni-
son. Piccagio said he planned
carefully despite the light-
hearted nature of flash mobs.
"When I sent out the message
I was very, very specific," he
said. "Don't even bring a fake
By ILANA FIX
Alligator Contributing Writer
During baseball practice his senior
year of high school, Dan Davis noticed a
popped blood blister on his right index
finger and thought nothing of it.
But over the next few days it became
red and started to swell.
"I started losing movement in my fin-
ger. That was when I knew it wasn't just a
normal blister, and I needed to get it looked
at," he said.
Davis, a finance sophomore at UF, has
been fighting reoccurring staph, or staphy-
lococcus, infections since 2004.
He's not the only one.
Staph infections, caused by drug-resis-
tant bacteria, are becoming more promi-
nent and pose an increased risk to athletes
in high school, college and professional
"I have seen an increasing amount of
cases of this infection outside of hospi-
tals in recent years," said Dr. Frederick
Southwick, UF professor of medicine
and chief of the university Division of
Athletes, especially those in high-con-
tact sports, are at a higher risk for develop-
ing staph infections because injuries are
common. Once there has been trauma to
the skin, any contact among people or use
of shared items, such as towels, allows the
bacteria to take off.
"The problem is that there appears to
be a growing amount of these bacteria in
areas of collective community things, such
as a locker room or training room," said Dr.
Peter Indelicato, head team physician with
the University Athletic Association and UF
professor of orthopedics.
Davis's infection got so bad that he had
to have surgery on his finger and had to
miss the first month of his senior baseball
"It was really hard on me when I had
to miss those games." Davis said. "I wish
that I would have gotten it checked out
Indelicato said the UF athletic program
is aggressive about making sure these in-
fections don't get passed around athletes
by making sure they don't share towels or
clothing and take care of cuts and scrapes.
"We're really concerned about it,"
Even so, two- UF football players,
quarterback Chris Leak and tight end Tate
Casey, both recently acquired
Public and are recovering from staph
Staph is caused by a re-
sistant strain of bacteria that colonizes on
the surface of the skin, especially in high-
moisture areas such as the nose, mouth and
genitals. However, the bacteria still cannot
enter the body to cause an infection unless
there is a break in the skin.
Many staph infections start out looking
similar to a pimple and are often mistaken
for a spider bite. The infected area then
grows redder and gradually becomes more
"It is important that people educate
themselves to recognize an early infec-
tion," Southwick said. "It is a very aggres-
sive organism, and if you wait until it gets
into the bloodstream to get it looked at, it
can become very bad."
Southwick doesn't think anyone knows
why these bacteria have been steadily
spreading across communities and becom-
ing more resistant.
He suggested that as antibiotics are
used more often, the bacteria become more
Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 5
Robberies mean no deliveries for neighborhoods deemed dangerous
PIZZA, from page 1
Five Star Pizza as a driver when
he got a call at about 10 p.m.
to deliver a pizza in northeast
When he arrived, a man an-
swered the door, and through
a cloud of heavy smoke, White
saw another man inside the
"They were both stoned out.
of their minds," White said.
"When smoke comes out of
the door, I usually know when
people aren't smoking ciga-
The man at the door handed
him $20 for a $16 purchase and
then closed the door of the apart-
White said he stood in front
- of the apartment astonished
that the man left him what he
thought was a great tip.
But as White was walking
away, the man came out from the
apartment screaming that White
had stolen his money.
"I'm sorry, sir. I left because
you closed the door," White said
as he handed him his change.
"I was just putting the pizza
down," White remembers the
man saying. "I want all my
change you're not getting a
White got nervous when, the
other man inside the apartment
went into the kitchen.
He could see knives in the
kitchen, and he thought maybe
the other man was going to use
one against him.
"I just didn't think arguing
for a tip was worth it, so I left,"
The man continued to insult
White as he walked away.
White heard him say, "You're
a piece of [expletive]. Get a real
Recalling that night, White
paced his front porch.
"People think they can do
whatever they want to pizza de-
livery drivers because they think
we're secondary-class citizens,"
he said. "There's a constant
stereotype of drivers that we're
greasy, unintelligent and have
"People think they can
do whatever they want
to pizza delivery drivers
because they think we're
There's a constant stereo-
type of drivers that we're
greasy, unintelligent and
have no future."
White explained that he works
as a driver to pay his bills.
"I'm just not as lucky as some
students, and I have to work
to pay my finances," he said.
"There are a lot of stuck-up kids
that think they're better than you
because you deliver pizzas."
White explained that working
for a pizza company in a college
town is unique.
Pizza delivery drivers deal
with drunken calls, people who
tell them fake addresses, and
people who supposedly forget
they ordered or where they put
He said drivers see every-
thing from girls that answer the
door almost completely naked to
weird Gators outfits, and they
sometimes are offered alcohol
Later that Tuesday, White was
sent to deliver a pizza to a man
who sounded drunk over the
When he arrived, White was
offered cocaine and Xanax in-
stead of money for the pizza but
refused it, he said.
The man attacked him, but
White was able to use his martial
arts skills to defend himself.
But not everyone is as fortu-
Left for dead
On Dec. 8,-44-year-old Steven
Wayne Allen was asking for di-
rections during a pizza run when
three teenagers attacked him.
The teenagers severely beat
the Five Star driver until he was
unconscious and left him to die
in a nearby creek.
"When they found out he
only had $25 they beat him to
a pulp," said Five Star delivery
man Harold Greenbaum.
One of the teenagers kicked
him in the face so hard that a
shoe print was imprinted on his
forehead for days.
At 2 a.m., about eight hours
after Allen's attack, policemen
knocked on his parents' door.
"Wayne's here," Ethel Allen
told her husband, Melvin.
They were expecting Allen,
who had been on the delivery
job for one week, to stop by the
house after his shift. They did
not anticipate opening the door
"The policeman said it was
a bad neighborhood, and he
shouldn't have been sent there,"
Allen's jaw was broken on
both sides, and doctors had to
wire his mouth shut so his jaw
Katherine Kostreva / Alligator
Steven Wayne Allen, 44, was robbed and assaulted while making a delivery in December. Allen, pictured
here in his parents' home, is still undergoing physical therapy and health evaluations.
Katherine Kostreva/ Alligator
Matt Funk, owner of the Five Star Pizza on Southwest Second Av-
enue, has had several drivers face attacks while delivering pizzas.
The last doctor said he would
fully recover in six to eightt
Tears ran from -her eyes as
E~thel said,'the teenagers who
beat him up were, sure he was
dead when they left him.
"The Lord took him out of the
water," Ethel said.
"He could have drowned.
We're just so glad that he's
He can barely walk now and
has pain in his right arm and leg.
Allen needs help to walk, use the
rest room and take a bath.
"I wish that I was self-suffi-
cient," Allen said.
And Allen's family is having
trouble paying for his hundreds
of thousands of dollars in medi-
His parents said they will
do whatever it takes for him to
P planned attacks
Greenbaum, who has been a
driver for more than 27 years,
said he has seen or heard most of
the cases concerning pizza deliv-
ery drivers in Gainesville.
.He said most robberies that
.happen usually involve some
sort of planning.
Crack addicts will call from a
pay phone and tell delivery driv-
ers to'come to a vacant building.
Once the driver arrives,
they'll take any money that driv-
ers have on them and run.
Greenbaum said caller ID
has somewhat to alleviated this
problem. However, not -all com-
panies have it.
And Gainesville has a unique
problem as a college town.
"In Gainesville it's all about
stealing food," Greenbaum said.
It's a common problem, es-
pecially in student complexes,
"It's an opportunity for a
hungry student to get free food,"
Greenbaum said some rob-
beries occur in front of fraternity
houses as well.
"Sometimes they're pledge
pranks," he said. "They even
steal pizza signs.'
Although fraternities have
played a role in robbing pizza
delivery drivers, those robberies
did not threaten the lives of driv-
ers, he said.
Not as many robberies occur
in Gainesville as they did 10
years ago, but they still happen,
"in Gainesville it's all about
stea I ng food. "
Five Star delivery man
In November 1996, four rob-
beries of pizza delivery drivers
occurred in a week. However,
only one other robbery has been
reported -since Allen's attack in
On Jan. 25, a, pizza delivery
driver from Papa John's Pizza,
Robert Thomas, was robbed at
He was making a delivery at
Kensington North Apartments,
3960 SW 20th Ave., when a man
with a revolver approached
He told Thomas to drop the
pizza he was carrying and emp-
ty his pockets.
Thomas was not harmed, biit
some pizza places are still tak-
ing precautions and prohibiting
their drivers to go to neighbor-
hoods deemed dangerous.
"Companies just don't want
to be liable for anything," Faulk<
Anrd to help minimize dan-
gerous confrontations, Alachua
County Sheriff's Office Deputy
Jeff Snyder dedicates one day
every year to train pizza com-
panies and drivers to deal with
Snyder, who works for the
Crime Prevention Unit, said
his robbery-awareness training
seminar helps businesses profit
and ensures drivers' safety.
'There are folks out there that
will hurt you for pocket change,"
"We just want drivers to
know what to do when they're
put in a situation."
6, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, APRIL 13,2006
Both parties to blame for
House immigration bill
F following the failure of a controversial immigration bill in
the Senate, the national political spotlight has fallen on a
similar bill that passed in the House just four months ago.
That bill contained a controversial provision making it a
felony to be in the U.S. illegally. And that was bad.
Harsher penalties for illegal immigrants will only make
them less inclined to come out into the open.lllegal immigrants
who are already here will be driven deeper into hiding, while
those crossing the U.S.-Mexico border will be prompted to cross
at more remote and-more dangerous points of entry.
So we were glad to see Republican leaders in the House and
Senate call for removing the provision. In a written statement,
House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Bill
Frist instead proposed that the penalty be reduced to a misde-
meanor. That's much more palatable, both from the standpoint
of politics and of common sense.
But the Republican leaders' motives weren't entirely benev-
olent. Republicans have been coming under intense scrutiny
for their perceived lack of compassion toward immigrants, a
scrutiny that might well be justified. The statement was meant
to deflect at least some of the blame for the House bill toward
Democrats as well.
And, to a certain extent, it's warranted. Sure, the bill was
passed with a great deal of Republican support. But Democrats
were largely responsible for striking down a Republican
amendment to the legislation that would have, in fact, reduced
the penalty for illegal immigration to a misdemeanor.
\ Hastert and Frist claimed that the Democrats "voted to make
felons out of all of those who remain in our country illegally."
A spokeswoman for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
claimed that the Democrats were only trying to sabotage the
bill's odds of passing by keeping the "poison pill" provision in
Of course, we're more inclined to believe the latter.
But when it comes to an issue as sensitive as immigration
reform, we expect more than just partisan bickering and politics
ome people really should
learn when to keep their
A case in point: An
Alachua County Fire Rescue
unit called Rescue One
operated for nearly three
years at 1904 NW Sixth St.
in Gainesville, responding to
local emergencies and becom-
ing the most-used unit in the
county. In 2005 alone, Rescue
One responded to over 2,500
But now they're being
Because somebody com-
plained that the lot where the
station resides is improperly
zoned for a rescue unit. The
lot is located in a residentially
zoned neighborhood, but city
codes require that rescue units
be located on land zoned as
either warehouse or indus-
trial. So now, Rescue One is
getting the boot.
"They're removing our
busiest unit," said Alachua
County Fire Rescue spokes-
woman Megan Crandall.
"It will be harder to save
Recently, we've been
complaining a lot about how
senselessly indignant some
Gainesville residents can be,
but this is a new low.
Hopefully the lot can be
rezoned and Rescue One can
stay where it is. If not, we'll
all have to put up with longer
response times, all because
of the selfishness of a local
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Democracy till viable in Middle East
Democracy still viable in Middle East
A bout a year ago, sweeping liberal-democratic
trends in the Middle East felt like some miracu-
lous panacea. Democracy, it seemed, might cure
all the world's ills.
There was good reason for hope. Egypt's president
pledged that he would allow competitive elections, Syria's
and Jordan's leaders announced plans for reform, Iranians
prepared for a presidential election, Iraq was headed for-
ward and Israel finalized plans to evacuate from the Gaza
Strip while Palestinians elected a.peacemaker as president.
But today, hope is replaced by pessimism. And rightly.
so. Egypt's election was a ruse, Jordan's king postponed his
reform plan while Syria reneged on its own, the new Iranian
president turned out to be a belligerent zealot, Iraq's new
leaders are Islamic fundamentalists and Israel emasculated
the new Palestinian president while Palestinians elected a
terror organization as the dominant party in their legisla-
The lesson from last year's undemocratic trend isn't that
democracy is not viable it's that democracy is not an an-
swer by itself. This is what the Bush administration needs to
learn:Unaccompanied by two major U.S. policy objectives,
regime-toppling alone will not foster democratic reform in
the Middle East.
First, we must reverse our reliance on oil. Corrupt and un-
democratic regimes in the Middle East float in our gas tanks.
But without oil, the despotic cradle will fall.
If we don't drastically reduce our dependence on oil, top-
pling regimes will only.create a vacuum for radical Islamists
to fill. In a repressed autocratic state, the ruler doses down
society by banning civil organizations, political demonstra-
tions and media. But there is one sector of society that often
remains insulated from the repression around it the reli-
gious segment. Therefore, when Saddam's statue fell, there
was no secular society to pick up the pieces that job went
to the highly organized religious groups who were ready
But if we remove oil windfalls
from the equation, potential theo-
S.-, crats will be thwarted as well.
". They will initially fill the void,
Sbut their monopoly on power will
Mike Day be untenable. Without oil to keep
Word of the Day radical Islamists afloat and society
email@example.com submerged, democrats in places like
Iraq and Iran will find it much easier
The second major policy that the Bush administration
must implement is an aggressive and equitable mediation
of the Israel-Palestine dilemma. To many, the notion of peace
between Israelis and Palestinians is oxymoronic. Actually, it
couldn't be more logical. A viable peace between these two
nations is indispensable in the context of shaping a more
democratic Middle East.
That's because our policies in that region are almost
always influenced by our relationship with Israel and the
status of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Arab leaders cite our
friendship with Israel as evidence of a racial or political bias
against them. Palestinian solidarity becomes a rallying cry
around which Arab authoritarians elicit support for their
own regimes and deflect criticism as though it whitewashes
The sooner the U.S. becomes an effective and honest
broker in this conflict, and the sooner we rinse the oil off our
hands, the more Middle Eastern Democrats will make their
If Bush was praying for some messianic democratization
beginning at the fall of Saddam's statue, he was mistaken.
This goal, worthy as it is, requires assertive diplomacy, vigil
patience and real sincerity. In other words, it probably re-
quires a new American president.
Mike Day is a political science senior. His column appears on
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Cho's performance was revoltingly intolerant of conservatives
Waiting patiently in line, I was all
but too eager to see one of my
favorite comediennes, Margaret
Cho, part of the Pride Student Union's pro-
gramming for UF's Pride Awareness Month.
When the doors finally opened at 7 p.m., I
don't think running bulls could have moved
fast enough for me. Following the obligatory
address by Accent Chairman Evan Tyroler,
the spotlight went up, and out came opener
Bruce Daniels. From then on, my anticipa-
tion turned to revulsion:
Daniels spewed forth some incredibly
disgusting venom about gay Republicans.
Besides comparing Log Cabin Republicans
to Jewish Nazis, he compared them to blacks
who join the KKK and referred to members
of a black Log Cabin group from Texas as
Robert Uncle Toms.
Crabtree Margaret Cho's
Speaking Out performance was
similarly hateful at
points. Jabs at the supposed intolerance and
ignorance native to the GOP were sprinkled
throughout the show.
While several Republicans like Jim
DeMint and Marilyn Musgrave oppose
gay-rights measures, even the Human
Rights Campaign will admit to the exis-
tence of tolerant and accepting Republicans.
Congressman Chris Shays, R-Conn., is
a co-sponsor of the Employment Non-
Discrimination Act and is a supporter of
other gay-friendly legislation.
Fact: As governor of California, Ronald
Reagan strongly opposed Proposition 6,
legislation that would have authorized the
termination of teachers that "advocated" ho-
mosexuality. He even went so far as to write
that "homosexuality is not a contagious
disease like the measles. Prevailing scientific
opinion is that an individual's sexuality is
determined at a very early age." Proposition
6's failure to pass is largely attributable to
Reagan's belief in gays' dignity.
Compare that to Democrat Bill Clinton's
signature on the Defense of Marriage Act
and Don't Ask Don't Tell, the policy that
bans openly gay soldiers. Don't forget
that Al Gore sought the financial support
of Fred "God Hates Fags" Phelps for his
presidential campaign in 1988 and in-
vited several members of the clan that runs
www.godhatesamerica.com to the presiden-
tial inaugurations of 1993 and 1997. Still
think gay Republicans are the Uncle Toms?
By demeaning gays who support
the Republican cause and condemning
Republicans as a group, Cho and Daniels
spread their own brand of homophobia and
intolerance. Although she spoke poignantly
about issues of self-esteem and identity,
much of Cho's and Daniels' material dehu-
manized gay conservatives and alienated
potential conservative allies. By doing so,
they failed, to support Pride Awareness
Month's "mission and goal to educate stu-
dents, faculty and staff at the University
of Florida about lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer/questioning and allied
members of society."
Robert Adam Crabtree is a Spanish junior.
Letters ':. the ..
Israeli abuse subsidized by U.S.
Israel has been the largest an-
nual recipient of direct economic
and military assistance from the
U.S. since 1976 receiving about
$3 billion in direct assistance each
year, which is roughly one-fifth of
the foreign aid budget. How does
Israel use this money? It uses it
to purchase advanced weaponry,
such as Black Hawk helicopters
and F-16 jets. How are these
technologies used? More than 700
Palestinian children have been
killed by the Israeli army since
Sept. 29, 2000. How is this in
America's best interest?
Is the issue still not clear
enough? TheU.S. gives $15,139,178
a day to the Israeli government
and military and $232,290 a day
to Palestinian nongovernmen-
tal organizations, according to
is Israel allowed to develop and
keep nuclear weapons while the
Palestinian people are not given
the freedom to defend their land
and families? David Ben-Gurion
told Nahum Goldman, the
president of the World Jewish
Congress: "If I were an Arab
leader, I would never make terms
with Israel. That is natural: We
have taken their country ... We
come from Israel, but 2,000 years
ago,'and what is that to them?
They only see one thing: We
have come here and stolen their
country. Why should they accept
that?" Don't be afraid of name-
calling and false accusations. Start
finding out what the truth really
is and make an informed decision
Ticket lottery vastly improved
I am writing to commend the
University Athletic Association
for improving the student foot-
ball ticket allocation process
over the last four years. As a
freshman in 2002, many of my
peers and I literally spent hours
on the phone trying to purchase
tickets in the old phone system,
which sold tickets based on how
quickly a caller got through
the G.A.T.O.R.S. hot line on a
first-come, first-serve basis. If a
student could not get through
before the tickets were sold out,
they were out of luck. There were
a substantial number of students
who tried calling for hours, only
to hear busy signal after busy
Since the lottery was
implemented, every single stu-
dent who entered got tickets to
every game virtually guaran-
teeing tickets for all who enter
this year. I would venture to
guess that UF is the only football/.
basketball-crazy school to have
When one compares UF's
ticket policy to other schools in
the Southeastern Conference and
Big Ten, its merit is quickly seen.
Some schools, such as Notre
Dame, do not differentiate be-
tween student ticket prices and
general admission ticket prices.
Others, such as Michigan and
Pennsylvania State, divide the
season into different blocks, only
giving students tickets to half the
games. Imagine the outcry if half
of the student ticket holders did
not get to see the Louisiana State
University game next year!
As for the increased ticket
prices, please look at the product
and the price. First, there is an ex-
tra game next year, as the NCAA
now allows a 12-game regular
season. At last year's prices, the
season package would be $49. It is
priced at $70, only $21 more. The
people who care enough about
Gators football will easily find a
way to make or save an extra $21
before Sept. 2.
Buy your tickets for football
season and Gator Growl and
cheer the Gators on to its first
SEC championship under coach
Meyer. Go Gators!
Illegal immigrants don't belong
Lisa Gill's column Tuesday
about the terrible plight of the im-
migrant and his dream to come to
America, while moving, was com-
pletely devoid of a point. She tells
a harrowing story about oppressed
workers escaping to the U.S. to
make better lives for themselves,
but she fails to explain why they
deserve to live here. Gill seems to
believe that if someone in another
country can't find a job, that per-
son has the right to illegally find
a job in America. When did high
unemployment in Mexico become
Gill goes on to claim that there
are jobs in the U.S. that only illegal
immigrants will accept. It is true
that most Americans probably
would not pick blueberries for
the small wages that illegal immi-
grants accept, but this just means
that the produce companies would
just have to pay higher wages to
get their fruit picked. And why
shouldn't they? That's the way
capitalism is supposed to work.
While Gill is correct in saying fruit
prices would increase, they would
not "skyrocket." When the new
employees are paid more for pick-
ing fruit, they will have more to
spend, and that increased purchas-
ing power will lead to more fruit"
being purchased. The increase in
sales would allow the fruit compa-
nies to maintain lower prices.
In response to Gill's comments
about erecting a wall around
America, there are certainly less
drastic measures that can be taken
to decrease the flow of illegal im-
migrants into this country. It is un-
conscionable to me that so many
Americans want to allow these
criminals to live in this country
when so many wait so long to gain
citizenship legally. If everyone
who wanted to live in America
were allowed to come here, our
country would be plagued with
more unemployment, more home-
lessness and more educational is-
sues than it is today. Whatever her
beliefs, Gill certainly needs to get
her facts straight.
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New electric signs to ease traffic, pedestrian battles
By DREW HARWELL
New technology is easing con-
flict in the battle of pedestrians
Within the last few weeks,
Gainesville's Public Works
Department has been taking down
some of the metal "No Right Turn
On Red" signs and replacing them
with brightly lit electric ones.
The signs, which are being
installed in several busy intersec-
tions of Southwest 13th Street, are
illuminated and easier to see. They
are also set to only turn on between
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., so cars will not
be forced to stop during off-peak
Brian Kanely, the manager of
the city's Transportation Services
Division, relates the signs' schedule
to a school zone, in that the turn
prohibition isn't needed "all night
"During off-peak hours, there
are a lot fewer pedestrians
crossing the road."
Gainesville's Transportation Services
"During off-peak hours, there are
a lot fewer pedestrians crossing the
road," Kanely said.
Waiting to cross at Southwest
13th Street and Second Avenue, UF
history senior Mike Rainka said the
new signs should help both drivers
and pedestrians avoid accidents.
"Traffic is sometimes busy in
the afternoon," said Rainka, as he
waited with two bikers and eight
pedestrians to cross the congested
street at the intersection that divides
the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house
and Criser Hall.
The installation of the illumi-
nated signs are in conjunction with
the city's other improvements to
These improvements include re-
surfacing the road and adding new
Traffic flow at
Street and Second
has changed since
the introduction of
(left) that allow
right turns on red
lights during cer-
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Sport losing its fan base
JAI ALAI, from page 1
Gino Schmid, 32, a professional player, said he loves to play
and doesn't worry about the pay. Even though he has a second
job, he said he still made $40,000 last year on jai alai alone.
"It's hard on your body, but at least you're not out digging
holes in something," Schmid said.
A 28-year jai alai business veteran, the players' manager
Tom Contreras said the decline is sad because jai alai is a won-
"I think everything is cyclical," Contreras said. "Hopefully,
things will turn around."
Miguel "Angel" Egea, a player from Mexico whose family
still lives there, said he misses them, but he knows the game
makes enough money to provide.
"It's very different when you play here," he said. "You get
paid here every week."
Erik "Corky" Popp, 22, was the youngest player to ever
become a professional at 16. He started playing the game at 7
As the first second-generation American pro player, Popp
grew up with the game.
Popp, like his father, doesn't worry about the decline.
"It's gonna have to happen some day, but I'm gonna ride the
wave until its-over," Popp said.
INSURANCE, from page 1
Rick Scarborough said his company worked
the last week to present an "improved picture" at
He said student insurance plans will now increase
35 percent of fee charged by the SHCC. For example, if
the SHCC fee increases by 15 percent, the plans would
increase by about 5 percent.
SHCC Director Phillip Barkley said he could not
give an estimate of how much the fee will increase be-
cause he did not know the insurance rates were tied to
that number. He also said that because the fee covers a
variety of things, such as lab tests, pharmacy charges
and X-rays, the fee could either increase by a lot, by a
little or remain the same, depending on the individual
price variations of each component.
Scarborough offers students two types of domestic
plans sold as Plan A and B.
Plan A covers about 934 students. It has fewer ben-
efits than Plan B and only covers students, not their
spouses or their children. It covers $1,000 maximum
of annual benefits.
SPlan B covers about 3,196 students. Unlike Plan
A, this program covers the student's spouse and
children, and it has $100,000 worth of coverage for
each injury or illness. Both plans have a $600 cap on
Changes in Coverage
Thn Student Government Insurance
Board added $600 worth of boneilts to
Plan B. the more expensive of two stu-
dent I=nsurance plans.
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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006
P ick a card. Sign it
to the ceiling soon
mark: a glance toward
the bar at The Swamp v
cards, signed by spect
floors above the ground
"He does a lot of
games," said Catherine R
at The Swamp, where
regularly Thursday nig
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rill reveal playing
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tricks and mind
tussillo, a waitress
hhts. "He always
eo,_ple w lth The\N
en 3 pertomrung
"I met a magician who ivantd to learn
to lussle.' he saud 'e traded -kil, '
Since then Stillell's reputa hon has ex-
panded subttanballU. He pcrfnmi- at more
]ocabons. and recenies higher compensa-
tion now than he did a few years ago.And
since his act is unique, he has not had to
compete with anyone else for shows, and
has always had buisness, he said.
He specializes in traditional card and
coin tricks, accomplished through ma-
nipulation and sleight-of-hand, and
he utilizes logic puzzles that he places
throughout the restaurant.
In addition to The Swamp,. Stillwell
performs at Beef O'Brady's and
re as a waiter, Grill throughout
the week. He also
who did some works at Center
d I eased into Stage Costumes and
>e magician." Magic on Tuesday,
itillwell Thursday and Friday
afternoons, and he
ic Mike" reserves his week-
ends for private
-- "He shows people how to do
the tricks we sell," Center Stage
store manager Paul Fisher said.
"Magic is almost a separate part of the
store. He takes care of everything, both
buying and selling."
Stillwell said he is proud of the fact
that he performs for all different demo-
"Usually I can get respect from every-
one," he said. "Sometimes when you're do-
ing something kind of corny it can be hard,
but if you can fool the audience once, they'll
The toughest group to perform for is
the 13-year-olds, because they are too old
to be awed and too young to be respectful,
he said. College students pose a similar
challenge. However, Stillwell still manages
to surprise and entertain people in both of
those groups, he said.
To those interested in magic and in per-
forming, Stillwell suggests reading as many
books on the topic as possible. He said he is
also available to talk with at Center Stage.
Unlike the more famous magicians such
as David Blaine and David Copperfield,
Stillwell's goal is to entertain rather than to
convince people of the occult. He said that
many of the tricks that Blaine does are tricks
that magicians like Stillwell have been do-
ing for years already.
ma gician arid lugglc in the Gainesville
area for more than
1'5 ,ear i under ith "-1 started off he
mon-ker M[ac .
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display \.d Ln hi- dig-- magic tricks, an
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tor all ditterent ac.
groups and events aka "Magi
- from baseball and
women's basketball games to a
children's birthday parties.
"I started off [in Gainesville] as
a waiter, then as a waiter who did
some magic tricks, and I eased into being a
full-time magician," he said.
Shil\eU graduated from UF with a
degree in electrical engineering, though he
has never had to use it. With about a year
and a half left in ha cil.lU. c career, he de-
cided that he ;iari-tcd t'o et into perform-
"In my last scnmw.ter, I had one class
left, and I had a bad case of senioritis," he
said. "I decided to go to a juggling conven-
tion instead of studying for the final."
He said when he took the exam, he
failed it spectacularly.
"I explained to the professor that I
wanted to perform and not to be an en-
gineer, but that my mother would really
appreciate it if I could get mi' derec." he
said. "And he changed my grade
"I basically had. to promise that I
wouldn't go into engineering to get my
In college, he got into juggling and
traveled to several conventions and com-
petitions, where his group ranked well
nationally. While there, he met magicians
who introduced him to the basic concepts
of and got him interested in perform-
Im ne\er tr~u,-g t'. :onvince people
that the tricks are real," he said. "A lot of
these modern performers try to do that
- they take it -lo -enou-l\ that it'- aLn'-,st
like they're establishing a religion around
themselves. I don't try to do that."
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Michael Stillwell, a Gainesville magician, performs tricks for groups eating dinner
Tuesday evening at the Moe's Southwest Grill restaurant on Newberry Road.
E Looking for journalism experi-
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M President Reagan's passion for
jelly beans inspired the blueberry
flavor of Jelly Belly jelly beans, so
he could serve red, white and blue
beans at inaugeral parties.
"I was using examples to attack a
mentality that I find nauseating."
on why she parodies Paris Hilton in her
"Stupid Girl" video, to NBC's Dateline
In 1964, Sydney Poitier became the
first Africian American to win the Acad-
emy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a
laborer who helps build a chapel in, "Lilies
of the Field."
10, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006
DJ blends beats, decades
By BECCA GOLDMAN
Somewhere between Go, Cat! Go! and
Sucker MC, Brian Offenther decided that the
music never died.
The 21-year-old UF student will blend
music from every genre, span- We don't as
ning multiple eras in an effort We just as
to create what he calls a "post-
modem sock-hop" Saturday a set you're
at DJ BO's Dance Explosion and what
ExperienCe Extravaganza. can group y
The event is free and starts ba
at 10 p.m. at Tim & Terry's
Music & More, the purple -Vyki
house behind Chipotle and Tim & Terr
"An explosion of sound and light will emit
from Tim & Terry's as a new form of dance
experience will be birthed," Offenther said.
The event is an extension of a series of suc-
cessful house parties he threw this semester.
"I realized a couple of things," he said.
"One is that people don't want to dance to
just one genre of music."
SOffenther often repeats a phrase on the
flyer, "Why dance to the Pussycat Dolls
when you can dance to the New York Dolls?"
Saturday night's play list will incorporate
music from local bands Inuit Jargon, Snare in
the Chair and The Know How. But he said
'50s rock 'n' roll and '80s hip-hop are two
of his favorite genres that will definitely be
"He worships Buddy Holly," said Tim &
Terry's bartender Vyki Englert.
This is the first dance event ever put on at
Tim & Terry's, which houses an array of live
acts from hard metal to bluegrass, Englert
said, and Offenther's eclectic musical taste
should match the venue's spirit.
for demos. "We don't ask for demos,"
Englert said. "We just ask
how long of how long of a set you're go-
1oing to play ing to play and what genre so
enre so we we can group you with other
u with other bands."
ds The bar/convenience store
is the only place in town you
iglert can drink beer, listen to live
bartender music and buy condoms, she
said. If dancing makes you
hungry, Tim & Terry's also
serves sandwiches until 1 a.m. Offenther, or
BO as they used to call him in high school,
said he prefers the grilled cheese sandwich.
It's a neighborhood bar with a friendly
atmosphere, said customer Shelby Everitt,
who also plans on attending DJ BO's dance
"We're going to wear'80s prom dresses,"
Everitt said she bought the satin, teal
dress from the Salvation Army years ago.
With poofy sleeves the size of 12-pound
bowling balls and a large bow on the butt,
she said a set of bright pink pumps should
complement the outfit.
"I think there will be a really fun, eccen-
tric crowd there," Everitt said.
Reitz Union Cinema, movie: "Invisible Children," 7 p.m., free
Reitz Union Cinema, movie: "The Passion of the Christ," 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., free
Stephen C. O'Connell Center, live music: The Black Eyed Peas, 7:30 p.m., $38
Constans Theatre, play: "Lysistrata," 8 p.m., $13 public/ $9 students
Common Grounds, live music: Blowfly, The Elements, 10 p.m., $7
Reitz Union Cinema, movie: "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., free
Rion Ballroom, speaker: S. Bear Bergman, transgender activist, 8 a.m., free
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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 11
Market supports locals
Foreplay: love it or lube it
By KATIE BURNS
Shoppers craving a change of scenery will
find it at the Union Street Farmers' Market
every Wednesday afternoon,
where tented tables and sun-
drenched sidewalks provide "1 like the oui
a drastic contrast to the usual ing part of th
grocery or chain stores. I get to be cr
Booths touting various or- jewelry and
ganic vegetables, homemade at the sa
soaps, shark teeth and jewelry
come together in the outdoor Anna
Sun Center mall behind the vei
Hippodrome Theatre down-
town, giving options to even
the most eclectic of browsers. Musicians per-
form live acoustic shows on a small stage. '
Last week, the market celebrated its 10th
anniversary. In a proclamation read by City
Commissioner Chuck Chestnut, Mayor
Pegeen Hanrahan praised the weekly event
and officially declared April 5, 2006, to be
Union Street Farmers' Market Day.
Charlie Lybrand, the "Market Meister,"
has been a permanent part of the market
since he helped found it in 1996. He said that
except for the one time a hurricane pushed it
back to Thursday, the event has taken place
every Wednesday, 52 weeks a year, in rain
or shine. About 35 vendors participate every
week, and more of them become long term
with each passing year, Lybrand said. The
attendance of many farmers,
however, is more sporadic
oors and be- and depends on the seasonal
, community, availability of their produce.
native with my Vendor Anna Saona, has
lake money participated in the market
for seven years her India-
le time. themed tent filled with
aona jewelry and brightly colored
"I like the outdoors and
being part of the community,"
she said. "I get to be creative with my jewelry
and make money at the same time."
Last week, Saona donated a homemade
confection of yellow cake, fresh straw-
berry filling and whipped frosting to com-
memorate the market's 10-year anniversary.
Shoppers received slices for free.
Lybrand said one major draw for patrons
is that purchases support local farmers and
small businesses. They can also receive the
vendors' personal tips about everything from
gardening to handbag-making, he said.
A sage. once said, "women fake
orgasms because men fake fore-
When I asked Dearest how
he would define "foreplay," he eloquent-
ly and accurately put it: "It's the stuff
you have to do to a chick before she'll let
you stick your pee-pee in her poonany."
At least he gets it. The Maghan
reason, obviously, is because
not only do women enjoy all
that necking, kissing and the
lot, but more foreplay equals ,
more natural lubrication, -
which is always a good thing.
While not all instances allow
for as much time as would be ideal, here
are my tips for making foreplay some-
thing that your dude might actually look
1. There's one act that is virtually
guaranteed to receive a "go-ahead," in a
word, fellatio. Just make sure you linger
long enough for him to want more, if
you know what I mean.
2. Visit French Addiction
Entertainment, or for the timid,
www.nawtythings.com. In addition to
the obvious perks of sexy lingerie, there
are two products that I can confidently
Endorse, both made by the Kama Sutra
Company. First, I love the (edible) Honey
Dust and so does he. Dust it on with a
soft feather puff, and lick it off. Second
is their Massage Therapy Kit.
McDowell The five different aromas
range from "Pleasure Garden"
to "Soaring Spirit," which is
S a minty, masculine scent. We
S credit this product for what
we now call the "Transitional
Calf Massage," or TCM. (Refer
to suggestion number one.)
3. Finally, a little porn never did any
harm. Before you wrinkle your nose,
give it a try. If renting or buying isn't
your thing, I'm happy to report that
Playgirl TV has 24 hours of erotic stories
targeting women. There are also plenty
of videos out there that show real people
making love. Better yet, make your own.
If anything, it'll give him something to
watch when you're not around.
. ISwim Skt
'. ,- '. Located at Creekside Mall next to
'CJs and Gator Textbooks 378.8751
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Mon 4-24: The Queers $8
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Gine ivolle' .pprce..,d caterer for UF -, Emersron
Alumni H.all Mnn ch ii 'St "Hin ti -9rjm
Sunday opern .at 31 am Drrio Thru il 9 30pmDr
.sevr d :.';' 352-373-2002. Ha..a DELld'
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Gourmet lond at s3uildnrt pricUL.3I Over '103
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Trurs an- ,ir rlI roidnilrht Friday .ind ,',Ftui d&i.,
-.all 376-4r 00.10 fo,- i e-s rvir.c.na -.r chect' thot
uw-.b at, w.'' II. jit on do T-- .,corln
Cith% Gnirden's l'v; bcrn ]lust E.c"ro .-i cirri the
IJP Compius FInCQ 1 976. This quaint landmark
ustablishllrmcn wi ti awail wvinninrg uourtI! ard
dining is pr1f.ict, for nir, datf or ygaLithnng.
Don't iniss tte Friday wine teactngs 6-8p!n.
Open 7 days Lunc.h nmeungs cuter-d. Daily
Lun,:h i& Orintl. S3perciails -Live MUSii Nightly
Call 376-2233 1643 NW Ist. A-ie
Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine prepared
with all natural ingredients. Organic food,
smoothies and juices. Amex/Visa/ATM
10am-9pm. 505 NW 13th St.
Mildred's Big City Food
Best of Gainesville for 11 years!
European chocolate cake, cheesecake... over
20 handmade desserts... 3445 W. University
Where eating well means eating healthy..
Gainesville's best chinese food. Now with more
sizes available with more vegetarian options. As
always, generous portions, fast service & super
lunch/dinner combos. FREE DELIVERY
613 NW 16th Ave. 372-4282.
Full menu and specials @
1011 W. University Ave. 11-10 Mon-Sun
336-5323. We have the best Falafel, Tabouli,
Hummus, Baba, Grape Leaves & Gyros-beef or
chicken. Fresh smoothie bar & Baklava. Pita
Bread Bakery at 2401 SW 13th St., 372-
4995. We sell hookahs, parts, charcoals, fine
tobacco and halal meat.
The New Deal Cafe
Consistently voted best burger in Gainesville..
Other ur.-s of awards include: salad, dessert,
martini. wviner list 3443 W University Ave. -
37 1 -4118
wwiw im ldri-ed.3bi ,t ytood corn
Finally! Authentic Cuban food at an affordable
price! Virtually Cuban serves a savory selec-
tion of Cuban dishes, like Ropa Vieja made with
tender shredded beef in a tomato-based wine
sauce, or tender, slow-roasted pork. All meals
are served with rice and your choice of beans,
yuca or plantains to satisfy your craving for
real Cuban food. Virtually Cuban also offers
a variety of sandwiches pressed on warm
Cuban bread, fresh pastries, Cuban coffee and
appetizers. And with an array of vegetarian
options, there's something for everyone Why
wait? Come experience the best Cuban food in
Gainesville! 2409 SW 13th Street. Mon-Sat.
1 Iam 9pm. Sun. 12pm 4pm 336-4125 or
www.virtuallycuban.com We Oeliver'
Deja Brew Caf6
This is a coffee shop that should be a stop on
everyone's list. Deja Brew serves the finest cof-
fee in town! Enjoy fine coffee, specialty drinks,
gourmet pastries and more. All served to you by
a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Deja brew is
open 6:30am-12:30am seven days a week, so
you will have plenty of time to enjoy one or more
of your favorite drinks. Hope to see you there!
1412 W. University Ave. 372-6169
3830 W. JeR.-.tirr Rd Suite 15 Royal Park
Plaza (next to Gator Doci si-de Enllr sushi, rice
bowls, noodle bowls, and bento boxes. Try our
Boba Tea with over 30 different flavors. First
in Gainesville in a trendyhip atmosphere. Open
everyday 11am-10:30pm. Carry-out or dinein
checkout our menu at Gatorfood.com.
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Gainesville's premiere spot for southern style
home-cooking. Featuring fresh greens, maca-
roni and cheese, fried chicken, pork chops, and
more. Lunch buffet Tues. & Fri., 11 am-3pm.
Breakfast Sat, & Sun. 7am-10am. Saturday
seafood buffet 11 am-8pm. Sunday buffet
11 am-8pm 1218 N. Main St. Call 371-8008.
Delicious Gourmet Kosher dining at Ray's Place
inside the new Hillel building. Lunch served 11:
30am-2pm and dinner 6pm-8pm daily. Rays
Place serves a variety of dishes. You didn't
think Cacciatore could be Kosher? How about
Jerk Chicken? Beef Lo Mein? Al this plus
traditional Jewish dishes and Deii fresh soup
& salad bar, .egr. cr,a'n entrees, and home-
made desserts. SnbL.ari d-rrnr Fridays. Meal
Plans and Cst.ri6r,9 sa.alaoe Olf C'ampus Dining
Cards Accepted Oal, er;i ev 6iitae through
Gatorfood.com. ';.`;,tkeno hours vary.
372-2900 2020 W University Ave
Serving gourmet p- tas, caLiorr, a pizzas, fresh
fish, steak, chops, salaids rJn des.serts. Live jazz
7:30pm Monday and Thu-rsd Sunrday brunch
10O30am featuring international brunch buffet
with never-ending mimosas starting at
1:QOpm. Open 5-11pm Mon-Thurs. Open until
midnight Friday and Saturday. Sunday brunch
10:30am, dinner 4-11 pm. Call 378-2001 for
reservations or carry-out. Or visit our website at
You've had the rest, now try the BEST Mexican
food in Gainesville. Loved by Gators past and
present. Best homemade salsa in town. Open
7 days a week for lunch and dinner. 1723 SW
13th St. Take out and catering available. Live
music 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
Serving Gainesville since 1976. Made to
order made from scratch. Many vegetarian
& vegan items available. Open 7 days, 11am-
10pm. 1402 W. University Ave. 378-5948.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006 U ALLIGATOR,. 3
to dining out
Tapas 12 West
Having difficulty comritt i ng1 Let your tastes
roam without fear of censure. Our appetizer-
sized arid oriced tap,. inspired by cuisines the
world over, will have you partaking of more than
one dish at a meat. Share orders with friends
and send your tastes on a world tour. We're
operated by the award-winning staff of Steve's
Cafe Americain's Courtyard and offer Happy-
Hour prices from 5 to 7pm Monday through
12 West University Ave. 377-9468
Delicious traditional Vietnamese cuisine with
popular Asian favorites as well Pho, Banh-Cuon,
Banrh .mo. Banh Tom Ha-Noi. Enjoy great food
at great prices. Big new room! Family owned
restaurant Next to Holiday Inn downtown.
Dine in or take out. Catering a'.aiable
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm.
374-0934 1228 W. Univ. Ave;
Gainesville's premiere Hookah Lounge A
landmark since 1980. Serving lunch & dinner
in our glass atrium or dine by our fireplace.
Famous for our award-winning wings, burgers.
steaks, and gyros. Large mediterranean menu.
Drink specials daily. Enjoy our cozy Hookah
Lounge. We sell only the finest of pipes, natural
charcoal and premium tobacco. Saturday night
belly dancing performances. Call for details.
mon tues lam- Opm
wed fri 11am-midnight
sat noon midnight
closed sunday 378-5179
1120 university ave. Next to Bank of America
Mildred's Big City Food
Mealb r.-.acle from scranc.h .altr orgarlc: local
produce fresh meats & seafood, daii' babd
breads & desserts by Gainesville's most
aaraedi chef. CoriLsorLenrtll rj ted brji chef.
menu, salad, seafood, martini, wine list, wine bar,
:' j eie.- 3J45 '.' Un1 .e.: s.I Ai; -
37 1.17 1'1 wI. rni'dreastb.c,'fcaood com
George's at Phil Nicks, Inc.
CheT spe:ealties include onc fiahlrn beef ste.v
batreque pulled pork. fresh vegetaDie platter.
barbeq'-j -ins and homiem-rrms la-s ragr.e This
Dowa~p to Institution ts !':cated -z 37 Nl Nrtl
Main Street. cff'-rign a comfortabl amrnoshere
tc melt -,'our br.alhdft (frc 6 30 rr, 1 i COacil
en'a3 lun: -rfrom 1 to 3prr., need'- Cai.e'-ng
*rur, pr-ae3 party is aS'lalle
Call 37638269 or ,s. 36 --4395
Pizza legend since 1973. Whole pizzas &
slices. Open 7 days a week 9am-11pm Sun-
Thurs.: Fri & Sat till 12am. Call ahead for
pickup 375-2007. For delivery call 379-FOOD.
Located next to Bistro 1245. Leo's Cafe open
daily 9am. Flavored coffees, espressos & fresh
baked pastries. 1245 W. Univ. Ave. 375-7007
Take a trip to mellowmushroom.cdm. Since
1974, we've been dishing out high-quality ingre-
dients in all of our ,spe,;aIk, :izas monumental
hoagies, and scrumptious salads. And yes, we
deliver. Dom. Buckets $7, Mon. Trivia 9pm $.
1209 W. University Ave. 367-0012.
Happy Hour specials all day everyday. Great food
and attentive service. 3208 SW Archer Road
373-2800. Open Moinde /Saturday 11 am-2am,
Adrian K. Marshall at
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FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
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From $499 352-271-3131
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$439 Gets you all this!
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LOCATION, LOCATION *
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cable, ethernet, pvt BA, kitchenette,
security, pool, gym, sundeck.
352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com.
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/
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if For Rent
COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION
Summer leases. Includes until, ethernet,
meals & parking. Only 1 block from campus.
Only $460/Summer A or B, $920/Summer C
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Aug 15th. Pool, hottub. Call 352-586-6468
CONDO- Countryside at Un. 4 Bed 4 Bath
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cable, and high-speed intemet incl. $425/mo.
Call Josh (352) 494-2394. 4-13-10-1
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@ Countryside. Individual leases. W/D, pool,
gym, security, utils, cable $420/mo each in-
cls. all. Call 813-713-6485 4-26-15-1
Campus Club 1BR fully furnished available in
4BR apt. shared BA. Male preferred. May 6-
August 11. $1000 up front or $375/mo utils &
ethernet included, on busline, pool, gym. Call
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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 furn.
All incl. W/D, pool, intrnt, etc.
Wlk to UF, price neg. 863-738-5344.
COUNTRYSIDE SW23rd St. Top fir. 4Br/4Ba
apt. 1 Rm. avail, now; 2 others Avail Aug. 16.
Very nicely furn. All utils, cable i-net incl.
Walk in-closets, W/D. Females only $425/mo
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Duplex efficiency Tower and Archer Road
1BR/1BA & kitchen, appliances, dish
network, covered patio, picnic area, utils.
included. $450/MO $100 security deposit
S For Rent
Sublease for next year! Save $300! 1 or 2BR
in 4BR/2BA University Commons. Available
August 12, $345/MO Walk to UF. Great ame-
nities. Call Kim 941-587-1734 4-14-5-1
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ment on bus line 75, private, linens, dishes,.
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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Great Location! Buses! Pets! util incl!
Cheaper than signing with office! $450/mo
call 863-409-7202 4-17-5-1
2 MINUTE WALK TO UF
Summer sublease. 1BR in clean house w/2
roommates. W/D. Util & internet incl. $450/
mo OBO. Avail 5/1 Call Vishal 727-422-9225
UTG, 10 min to UF & Shands 3BR/3BA May
1 Aug 1. $350/mo 352-472-9778 or 305-
Beautiful small garden cottage available
from 5/15/06 on Warmblood Breeding Farm
in Micanopy. Work/exchange/horseboard
possible. Pets ok $650/mo 352-591-2474 Iv
Large 2,400 sq ft home. 3BR/3BA w./3 sepa-
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2 carports. 3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 Block from
Newberry Rd. movie plaza Asking $1500/MO
+utils. 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380
Summer rent. Beautiful house 2BR/2BA in
downtown Gainesville. Avail this summer
May 7 -Aug 13. Rent negotiable. Call 352-
870-3988 after 5pm. 4-21-7-1
**WALK TO CAMPUS**
Condo in LaMancha 4BR/2BA indiv leases.
Fully furn, utils included. $450/mo. Call 278-
4- 9347. www.bogartproperties.com 4-26-10-1
*UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST*
4BR/4BA Individuals leases. Fully furnished,
utils included. $450/mo. Call 278-9347.
Walk to Swamp Reduced Rent
1BR in 2BR apt. NW 18th/2nd. $350.
Wood floors, shared w/female soph. Great
apt, great deal! Avail 5/15 8/15. Email at
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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-26-72-2
Available Now at UF
1 and 2 Br's from $555
Laundry on site. Pets ok!
Wood floors, balconies available.
Open until 8PM Weekdays 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent,
Need a Rental Home or Condo?
Need A Tenant?
CALL THE BEST!
Watson Realty Corp. REALTORS*
Property Mgmt/Rentals 352-335-0440
Full Service Sales 352-377-8899
Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $489
Pet friendly, Pool
S1,2 & 3 BR's! HUGE Floorplans!
* Water/sewer included! Pets OK
* Affordable $559-$799
* Bus/Bike to UF* 335-7275 4-26-72-2
BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN
Stylish Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, & 3/3's
Pool *Alarm Pets Welcome
Leasing for Fall: 338-0002
*SUN ISLAND APTS.
*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus 00
1-1 $480/mo*02-1. $540/mo
THURSDAY, APRIL 13,2006 E ALLIGATOR, 15
H| For Rent
U8 1 unfurnished
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $419 $495, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066. 4-26-72-2
AFFORDABLE & QUALITY TOO!
0 Your Home For Fall! Great Rates!
0 1BR from $489 2BR from $559
0 Beautiful pools/courtyards Pets OK
* Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 4-26-72-2
*CLOSE TO EVERYTHING*
Our Luxury 2BR Town Homes & 3BR Flats
Starting at only $1034 with many freebees.
FREE cable w/HBO & Show
Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-26-72-2
COZY, CONVENIENT, CLOSE
1 & 2 bedrooms for Fall
pool, tennis bball, alarms
FREE UF PARKING
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-26-72-2
*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
-** ELLIE'S HOUSES -k*
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
Sun Bay Apartments
Summer Fall Special
Reduced summer rates on
15 Month lease, one bedroom apts.
AFFORDABLE 2BRs at UF
From $589. Pets ok.
Laundry, Free Parking
Open Weekends. 371-7777
STUDIOS ACROSS FROM UF
From $489. Pool.
Laundry. Pets ok
Free Parking. Avail Fall.
Open Weekends 371-0769
S For Rent
All about the Extrasl
Luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 TH
FREE Cable HBO/Sho, Tanning, Aerobics,
HUGE Gym, W/D, Alarm, Gated,
We have SPECIALS, Call 335-4455
1 br $609, 2br $669, 3br $895
Near Butler Plaza Spacious *Alarms
Includes some utilities* Park FREE @UF
HUGE 2br/2ba & 3brl3ba TNHMS
W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning
ENDLESS AMENITIES- private dog park
FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC
Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 00 $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats 00 $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $725/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 0 376-2507
THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
HUGE*AFFORDABLE*1,2 & 3BR
Starting at just $639
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Indiv lease & Util Avail
Call Now 377-7401*
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2
Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2BR this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short
term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181
BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
T~,i TOiui i
S For Rent
1, 2, & 3 BR flats w/porches
FREE Alarm, FREE Tanning, W/D
24hr Gym, PC Lab, Pool, w/Sundeck
Gated Entry 372-0400
2/2 Flats & 3/3 Townhomes w/Garage
FREE Tanning*FREE Alarms*W/D*
Cyber Cafe*Gated Entry*Screened Porches
24hr Gym & Sauna*Pool w/Sundeck
We Love Pets* ONLY 1.5 miles to UF
Now Leasing for Fall*372-0400
NEWLY REMODELED AT UF
Studios and 1BR's from $599
Central Air/Wood Floors available
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
ACROSS FROM UF
Studios/1/2 BRs from $589
Central Air, Wood Floors.
Pets ok, Laundry on site.
Reserve for Fall 371-0769
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $375 to $620/MO
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 4-26-18-2
SW Lg 1br, lba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
Apartment Bargain Shoppers.
Check out our spacious 1 &2 BR. units &
compare the $$. Our location, price & size
will have you puzzled.
Call ahead to avoid waiting 376-1248.
1/1, 2/2, & 3/2 Villas with backyard
Newly Renovated, Full Appliances
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866)
MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!
3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fall!
FREE UF PARKING, tennis,
Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm
*Your Search is Over*
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 UF!!!
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
BLOCKS TO UFI 4BR houses from $15001
MO, 3BR houses from $1075MO, 2BR apts-
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO.
Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com
or Call Carol 377-3852 4-26-55-2
S For Rent
Lofts & Townhomes
Sign now for Aug! 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
**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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
U For Rent
** 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
A* 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 20thAve. 4-21-20-2
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, W/D, 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*
*SORORITY ROW AREA*
New Oxford Terrace Condo
Newly furnished common area.
( ~ 8i.4
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! .
0 3BR/1BA house. 3 blocks from campus.
SCeiling fans. Central heat/air. $1100/mo.
* Efficiency $450. No dogs. First, last, sec.
* Also one and two-BR's avail. in Fall 378-
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ll For Rent
3BR/1BA duplex. Bike to UF. Cable & two
phone lines, new refrigerator, paint & carpet.
Large fenced yard, small pets okay. Custom
kitotn, 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
Be~tiful, spacious 1BR/1BA 750 sq. ft.
Condo located By Oaks Mall $550/mo w/
greaf amenities- Call 786-325-9478 Available
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
Ideal for 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-
*ROUSE-SORORITY ROW AREA*
3BR/2BA, 2-story stone house.
Totally remodeled. W/D. CentAC.
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,
1BR $375 to $800
2BR $425 to $950.
Many 3 & 4 BR homes left!
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
1 & 2 bedroom cottages & apts. $425,
Central heat/AC, W/D 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 blkto UF
1236 SW 4th 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
1BR/1BA Apt. BLOCK TO UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave. $425/MO
Carpet, window A/C, nat. gas ht.
Inclies water, sewage, pest control.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
II For Rent
2BR/1 BA apt. 5 blocks to UF
840 square feet $550/mo St. Croix Apts.
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
Looking for an Apartment???
THE LEASING CONNECTION
S1412 W University Avenue
Visit our NEW location in the new
Target Copy Center!
FREE Apartment and Housing
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. 811
NW 55th Terr. Bus stop in front, W/D incl,
$1000/mo. Avail May 1st. Call 904-502-9902
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/1BA 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, centAC/
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 + 1/4 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, W/D, 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
4- Duplex flat 2BR/1BA. Central AC, private
front patio & back yard. 900 sq. ft. $525/MO
3215 SW 26th Terrace 407-363-7198 or 407-
LARGE HOUSE FOR RENT
3BR/3BA. Large yard, wood floors, heat/AC,
W/D, $1200/MO Call Shana 514-0264 4-
S For Rent
5 minutes to UF. Newer excellent home 3BR/
2BA. Cathederal ceilings, fireplace, excellent
condition, 2-car garage. Available August 1
3647 NW 7th Place. Appointment only $1450
352-373-6080 or 352-284-5033 4-26-10-2
The Oaks Top floor 3 bed 2 bath. Corner Unit.
All amenities. $1050 month 1 year lease.
Call Montana 386-295-2989 4-26-10-2
3BR/2BA Home. Wood floors, porch, cen-
tral air, washer/dryer.. 521 NW 4th St. $975
month 1 year lease. Call Montana 386-295-
2BR/2BA townhome near Casa Blanca.
Washer/dryer, central air. $900 month 1
year lease. Call Montana 386-295-2989
5 I Subleases
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/md + utils, leasee will pay
assignment fee. Please call 352-476-3860 or
1BR/BA in 2BR/2.5BA NEW townhouse.
W/D, intemet 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! 407-616-9070
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 email@example.com. 4-
Female for 1BR/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, furn./unfurn. $335/
385 mo. w/o util. OBO Call 352-246-1379.
2BR/2BA. Unfurnished. W/D
May June July. $600/mo + until.
email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 SW 4th 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:
email@example.com. 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
fum, 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 2/2. 1st floor
poolside. Walk to campus! All util incl. Cable
+ internet, Wash/dry, furnished for $375/mo
Spacious 1BR/1BA in a 4BR. Washer/Dryer.
Gym & Pool $300 a month May-Aug. Call
305-323-5967 or Guy98@ufi.edu 4-14-10-3
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. + great amenities. $525/mo/each. OBO.
561-543-6068, 561-762-8898 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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com 4-18-10-3
Great location! 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 1BR/
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 4-19-10-3
Melrose apartment $325/nib utilities included.
Apt. available May 8-August 7. Female, NS,
wanted for 1BR/1 BA 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
Beautiful Summer Sublease. 1BR/1BA Avail.
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 furn. bull. close to pool, clubhouse, gym.
$415/mo. Save $35/mo. Evr. incl.305-965-
1663, 954-663-4224, 352-870-8125 4-26-
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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.
Call 909-434-4642. 4-13-5-3
Female Sublease May to Aug. 1 BR/1BA in a
3BR/3BA 2 story unit at the Laurels (upstairs
w/balcony) Extra clean! Price negotiable. All
utils incl. Call386-454-1363, 352-262-7170.
WALK/BIKE TO UF! 1BR/BAAvail. May-Aug
in 2 BR/BA apt. fully fum all utils + internet
W/D DW incl. $450 OBO (352) 262-6824,
1 BR in 4BR/2BA house SW 12th St. Next
to campus. Great location. $350/mo. Contact
Erik 352-281-1337. 4-20-10-3
*****WALK TO UFO**OO
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
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I l Subleases
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
AUGUST FREE -
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!!!
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
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Male to sublease 1/1 in 4/4 at Gainesville
Place 5/5-8/9. Furnished everything includ-
ed,-$375/mo. Emailmatanga@ufl.edu 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.
CallAlyssa @ 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 rdommate.
May Aug. Call Tiffany. 352-871-8170 4-
Male @ Oxford Manor. 1BR/1BA in 3BRI
3BA. Furnished starting May thru August
7. $420/mo. Great amenities. Call Alex
Spacious 1 BR/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 furn. 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 furn. 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
firstname.lastname@example.org for fumther 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
1 BRI BA at The Laurels. May to Aug. $775
Price negotialbe. W/D, wireless internet,
pool, Pets welcome. Call Rachel at 772-
CAMPUS LODGE $400/mo.
Apartment availalbe for subleawse this sum-
mer A & B. Contact Matt at 561-445-6372
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 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA
Live in the Laurels furn/unfurn, W/D, all utils
incl. $450/mp. Exclusive gated community.
Convenient location. Monitored alarm sys-
tem. Call Nic 317-698-4465 4-26-11-3
1BR/1BA Available for summer
.2 miles from UF off 16th Ave. $440/mo
+ utilities. No roommates. 904-753-3622
The Estates 1BR/1 BA Available in 3BR/3BA
for Summer C. Two pools, on bus route, gat-
ed, quiet, gym, W/D, on 3rd floor, immaculate
condition new carpet & tile. $490/MO obo.
Scott 215-901-8311orArielle 215-620-0034
1BR summer sublease Arlington Square full
amenities; next to Drangonfly & Starbucks
PH: 328-4189 ; Josh.firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk less than 1/2 mile to campus! Stay May
8th thru Aug. 18th. Pay for only 3 months.
$399/MO Incl. internet, cable, utils. Fully furn.
in 4BR/2BA. Huge backyard, wood floors.
Call Noel @ 352-375-4635 4-26-10-3
SUMMER sublease furnished
Negotiable price- cheap! 28th & Univeristy
Two story bedroom w/private bathroom,
May-August. Two walk- in costs, pool, W/D,
cable, wireless internet, $360/MO + utils, Call
Steve 407-340-8149. 4-19-5-3
1BR/1BA apt. downtown-avail May-July,
$550/mo, utils incl, unfum, May rent free,
walk to buses, Hippodrome, downtown
bars & restaurants. Call Kate 262-4876
BEAUTIFUL VICTORIA STATION
Summer sublease May Mid Aug 2BR/
2.5BA. Tile floor, W/D, free internet. $350/
each + utils OBO. 352-262-2439 4-19-5-3
$275/mo. 1 large BR in 3BR house near
sorority row. Lots of space, huge yard, pets
ok, can furnish. Leave message at 850-228-
8122. Price negotiabe. 4-19-5-3
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA Apartment; Fully
Furnished; Utilities Included; Wireless
Internet Included; Washer and Dryer; Cable
Included; Spacious & Luxurious Living w/
Walk-In Closet; Located in a central loca-
tion to UF Campus. Summer Sublease for
only $.300/MO. Sublease available >From
May-July or May-August. Call 954-303-5175
Sublease 1BR in 2BR/1 BA May 1 to July 31.
Option to renew. Sun Key SW 16th Ave. Bus
#16. $200/mo + 1/2 elec. No Deposit! Call
Summer sublease @ Campus Club. May
- August. Only $330/mo. Furnished, all util
included. Call 954-234-7604 4-18-4-3
Summer sublease @ Lexington Crossing.
1/1 in a 3/3, fully furnished, util, pool, hi spd
internet, cable, $325/mo. Call Erica @ 904-
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
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
nowl 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 -ttil.
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 includeg,~ll
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 avail in 3/.25 spacious north Gainesville
home. $400 + 1/3 util each. Avail summer/
fall. 954-649-2690 4-26-20-4
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 internet,
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 Northood
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, internet. 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
Share 3BR/2BA 1550 sq. ft. townhome. pvt.
BA. Located off Newberry by mall. Modern
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
** 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 & HSlnternet-digital
cable Avail 5/1, 381-5597 or 332-3852. 4-
Female Roommates wanted for 4BR/2BA
house on University Ave. $435 + utilitiSes.
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
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One female roommate wanted in house
off Tower Road. $550/MO, includes private
bedroom/bathroom, util, cable, local phone,
vweless internet, garage. Pet friendly!
$250 room for rent. Close to UF. Cool
house. Great student roommates. Flexible
lease. Easy move in costs. 941-870-3425
Female, NS, clean needed for 2/2
Treehouse Village apt.. $290/mo + utils.
VW must furnish 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. 2 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
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 DEP.CALL
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
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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.
Near pool. Great location. On bus line.
2 miles from campus 407-620-1555
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away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med,
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Closing Cost Credit w/ Preferred Lenders.
Call Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
at 352-372-5375 or at onsite 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 w/Wet Bar
New Septic System $259,900
386-462-5653 or 386-462-5400 4-21-20-5
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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-
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.
email@example.com 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
Unit for sale @ Countryside Only $188,500
Complex includes pool, gym, v-ball & b-ball
courts. Must see! Call Cesar 352-870-8459
.REALTOR w/ ERA Trend Realty 4-26-10-5
Close to UF & Shands $80,000
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 psed, 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 $100All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333
Sofa $225 BRAND NEW! 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 Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170*
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
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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 Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 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 0 Buy Sell 4-26-72-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376'-0953.or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6
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!
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*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 eKing
sets $99 Ofrom 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
0 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-
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 9-4-72-7
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-Fix it for $44!!
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256-5054 4-18-5-6 '0.
Marble Slate Pool Table t,
Full size $400. Call 352-219-2435 4-18-5-6 d WM9, HlOwf ,
white s/wood top. 5 ft long, 3 ft wide. $100
OBO. Call 813-205-6926 4-17-3-6
Black w/wood (good condition). Thick mat -
$200 OBO. Cal 813-205-6926 4-19-5-6
36" JVC TELEVISION
(good condition) $200 OBO w/stand
54"x24"x25" $300 OBO. Call 813-205-6926
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U Bicycles 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
1* For Sale
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10
Antique 4 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 19?0'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.
BAR FOR SALE!
Custom UF Gators bar for sale. Perfect for
college students! $500 OBO 850-865-3231
Ask for Kevin 4-26-10-10
BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN
Visit my website
(good condition) includes: bench (incline,
decline); bar (551b); weight set w/holder: 2
each (45, 35, 25, 10, 2.5-3, 51b) $400/OBO.
Call 813-205-6926 4-19-5-10
W Motorcycles, Mopedsj
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 PI
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
***GatorMoto*** Our new state of the
art facility is now open! We will repair any
brand of scooter and we have some of the
cheapest labor rates around! Pick up/dropoff
available. 6921 NW 22nd St. 376-6275
Motorcycles, Mopeds] MJ
**CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES **
SCOOTERS, in ANY condition new or used.
Running or not. Titles or not. Prompt pick up
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
1997 Yamaha Zuma
Like New! Low Miles $1000 obo. Call (352)
2003 Kawasaki 2 1000 Streetfighter. 130 hp
runs perfect many extras. Clean title. Black
on red. Will go fast at $3500. Call Jesse 352-
256-5817 for more info. 4-18-5-11
1997 CBR 600 F3
Black/orange. Must sell $3900/OBO. Call
727-742-9001. Leave, message. 15K. 4-
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12
CARS -CARS BuyoSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
-A QUICK CASH-**
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!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-26-
BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
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Test drive any vehicle'and
*GETA 3 DAY, 2 NIGHT VACATION*
Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12
2003 Hyundai Accent. White 4 door auto-
matic, AC/PW/PDL, new tires, recent tune
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.
Coupe, 61K. Service records, mp3 player,
very clean. $12,200. 271-2693 4-14-5-12
PLYMOUTH NEON 2001
2.0 L White, 71k miles. Automatic. A/C.
Runs great $4400 OBO. Call 352-246-8596
1996 DODGE NEON
Black w/grey interior. 90K great car for
college student $1,500/OBO Call 727-742-
9001 MUST SELL! 4-21-7-12 -
2001 Toyota Corrolla. 52k miles. Air bag.
A/C. Power steering. Cruise control. Front
tilt. Power windows. AM/FM with CD player.
Power door lock. Power mirrors. Excellent
conditions $8700 352-328-6372 4-26-10-
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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
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
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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This is an opportunity to impact the lives
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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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The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
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The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact
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MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now hiring
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UPBEAT, OUTGOING HOSTESS to invite
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avail, $7/hr ALSO BARTENDERS &
WAITRESSES. Apply in person M-F, 2-
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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)
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avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Greatwork envi-
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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-
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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.
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Camp Counselors needed for great over-
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Gain valuable experience while working with
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athletics, swimming, A&C, drama, pilates,
archery, gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes
course, nature, and much more. Office &
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Private dance co. Great for students. Great
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needed. Flexible schedule. Full + part time
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Part time lab techs needed for routine
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22ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, APRIL 13,2006
Porter's work pays off in breakthrough performance
By BRYAN JONES
Junior Steven Porter's three
innings of work against Bethune-
Cookman on Tuesday night could
turn out to be a breakthrough
performance for the left-handed
.After holding the Wildcats hit-
less and walking only one batter to
pick up his first win of the season,
Porter (1-0, 3.38 ERA) could see an
increased role down the stretch, UF
coach Pat McMahon said.
"Steven Porter, for us to be as
good a cub as we need to be, has got
to get the ball and take it upon him-
self to pitch very well," McMahon
said. "I think he likes that role, and
I think he can."
A full three innings of work is al-
ready a sign of an increasing role for
Porter, who up until now was used
almost exclusively in spots against
Before Tuesday, Porter had made
10 appearances on the season, log-
ging just 7.2 innings. In 2005, Porter
pitched 9.2 innings, despite appear-
ing in 25 games.
"I've worked really hard, and
this year I have been a lot better,"
Porter said. "The ball -has been
moving a lot better, and I have more
confidence against righties."-
BEAN BALLS: Gavin Dickey has
to wonder what he did to make
opposing pitchers so upset this
Tuesday night, the UF left fielder
was hit by a pitch for the 11th time
this season, which already puts him
in the top 10 in UF history.
When the former UF quarterback
and wide receiver decided to give
up football and play baseball full-
time, he thought he was choosing
the less painful option.
"I've worked really hard,
and this year I have been
a lot better. The ball has
been moving a lot better,
and I have more confi-
dence against righties."
UF left fielder
"I thought I got away from a con-
tact sport, but I guess not," Dickey
said after being hit three times in
a game against Miami earlier this
season. "My goal is to get on base
any way I can and just start some
Former UF shortstop David
Eckstein holds the all-time single-
season record after being plunked
25 times in 1997.
As a team, the Gators have been
hit by 51 pitches this season, while
UF pitchers have beaned just 12 op-
CRUNCH TIME: The Gators season
may be shorter than they ex-
Only eight teams qualify for
the Southeastern Conference
Tournament, and as it stands today,
unranked UF's 4-8 conference record
puts it on the outside looking in.
The last time UF failed to qualify
for the SEC Tournament was 2003..
The Gators are currently in a
three-way tie for ninth place in
the SEC standings, leading only
Tennessee, which sits a half game
back at 3-8.
The last time the Gators failed
to qualify for the SEC Tournament
Him element/ Alligator
UF junior Steven Porter pitches during the Gators' 8-2 win against Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night
at McKethan Stadium. Porter pitched three innings without allowing a hit.
Depleted defensive line missing three of four starters
* BROOKS LEVELED MURPHY IN
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Steven Harris. Ray McDonald. Marcus
Thomas. Jarvis Moss. The Gators' offensive
line looks pretty good on paper.
"Well none of them are out here playing,"
quipped UF coach Urban Meyer Wednesday.
Actually, only three of the four aren't playing.
The Gators have battled a hair-thin roster
this spring, especially on the line. And just
as McDonald began his recovery from ACL
surgery on each leg, Meyer announced that
Thomas would undergo hernia surgery "in a
Harris, meanwhile, missed another prac-
tice because of personal issues. Moss could be
one of the Southeastern Conference's premier
forces, but that's just one healthy body. Still,
reserves like Clint McMillan, a redshirt junior
defensive tackle, have helped fill the void.
"He stole the show in the
weight room a little bit in the
offseason, and I think it's car-
Sried over to the field," Meyer
said. "And Derrick Harvey
DECLEAT SPECIAL: Senior cornerback Nick
Brooks laid out receiver Louis Murphy on
a crossing pattern Wednesday to the mixed
dismay and enthusiasm of onlooking team-
mates. So while a dazed Murphy needed
several seconds to remember his surround-
ings, Brooks hopped away one step closer to
potential playing time in the future.
"He's been around here a long time, so
you're hoping that a guy like that finishes off
his career," Meyer said. "I don't know if you
can [duplicate] a Vemell Brown, but there's a
handful of guys out here that haven't done
anything in their career."
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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2006
Low on cornerbacks, Gators look toward Nelson
By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
Evaluating the depth of his de-
fensive secondary, UF coach Urban
Meyer pulled no punches.
"Backup covers?" Meyer asked.
"We don't have any."
He isn't exaggerating.
Gone are corerbacks Verell
Brown, whom Meyer dubbed "the
face of Florida football," and Dee
Webb, who skipped his senior year
to enter the NFL Draft.
Now, just two experienced cor-
nerbacks-freshman Avery Atkins
and senior Reggie Lewis-remain to
roam the defensive backfield during
the Gators' spring workouts.
Making matters worse for UF,
senior Jermaine McCollum is out for
the spring, with a dislocated wrist.
Now, his brother, Tremaine, seems
to be the only viable candidate for
the third comeback spot.
"There are real concerns," UF
corerbacks coach Chuck Heater
said. "We're trying to develop dur-
ing the spring."
Atkins never started a game last
season, while Lewis started just
two after Brown suffered a broken
leg against Vanderbilt on Nov. 5.
Both played key minutes opposite
Webb while Brown recovered,
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Junior Reggie Nelson attempts a shoe-string tackle of wide receiver Dallas Baker. during the Gators'
practice Wednesday. Nelson, a strong safety, also will help shore ulp UF's thin group of cornerbacks.
which Heater said helps, but if~s not
hicorning freshmen Marldhe
Anderson and Jacques Rickerson
will help fill out the comeback spot
in the fall, but for now, the Gators
will look to Reggie Nelson.
"He's the next guy," Meyer said.
"He's our strong safety right now.
He also plays the down position and
nickel, which is a lot of the comer
After two years in the junior col-
lege ranks, Nelson burst onto the UF
scene as a special teams standout
before replacing Kyle Jackson at free
safety for the Gators' last four regu-
His hard hitting and big plays
on the field have made Nelson a
favorite to assume former UF strong
safety Jarvis Herring's position as a
"Reggie Nelson has been work-
ing a lot ait strong safety and nickel,"
UF safeties coach John "Doc"
Holliday said. "He's done a great
job. He's a great player, and he leads
by example on the field because he
"Its a lot easier foi~ a guy to be
a leader when he's a good football
Besides safety Nelson also
played nickelback often last season,
demonstrating his ability to press re-
ceivers in man-to-man coverage.
Lewis expects Nelson to do the
same this season, supplementing
UF's thin group of comers.
"We're going to play a lot of
nickel," Lewis said. "It's goinp-to
be a strong package for us because
we've got three one-on-one cover
guys who can hit. I think we'll be
a rhore physical team this year than
we were last year."
"There are real concerns.
We're trying to develop dur-
i ng the spring."
UF cornerbacks coach
Some of that physicality was on
display Wednesday, when reserve
safety Nick Brooks flattened Louis
Murphy, and the receiver spent the
following few seconds writhing on
"We've got a lot of physical safe-
ties," Nelson said. "We've got Nick
Brooks, Tony Joiner and Kyle, so
we're not worrying about coming
out and hitting people. We're not
worrying about that physical stuff."
SfM, Holliday isn't ready to draw
any- comparisons to last year s sec-
-"We'll find out," Holliday said.
'Jarvis Herring was a heck of a J
football player. Vernell Brown was
a heck of a football player. To -ut
the guys we have right now in those
two categories, I'm not sure we can
say that because they haven't actu-
ally got it done."
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0a 1998: Brad Wilkerson knocks a walk-
off iwo-run homer as the Gators defeat
Louisiana-Lafayette 6-4 in 10 innings.
Wilkerson came into the game with one hit
in his previous 14 at-bats.
"It always [~takes awhile to mesh], but I'll
tell you what, I think right now the starting
five have really come along," UF offensive line
coach~~ohn Hevesy said. "They've come along
and they're really getting along and getting
together and understanding each other, and I
think that's a big thing. It is hard, but they are
With the departures of Degory, Lance
Butler, Randy Hand and Tavares Washington,
holes surfaced at every position on the offen-
Senior Steve Rissler, who saw action as a
guard last season, has slid over into Degory's
old center spot. Sophomore Jim Tartt, junior
Drew Miller, redshirt freshman Ronrde Wilson
and junior Phil Trautwein are expected to fill
the vacated positions.
Tartt is currently nursing a shoulder in-
jury and redshirt freshman Simon Codrinlgton
took contact reps in his place at practice
"Simon is stepping it up
big time," Rissler said. "I
would have never thought
he could have come in and
::ii i'.;maybe potentially be a
starter, but he's got to. He
doesn't have a choice.-
RisslerAside from those five
or six, however, theGators
have serious depth issues. Both junior Carlton
Medder and early-enrollee Maurice Hurt
garnered praise from Hevesy, but for now at
least, the load falls squarely on the starters'
"rhey know the system, the only ffing
they're lacking is experience," UF coach Urban
Meyer said. "I would much rather have young
guys playing in the system for the second year
than a bunch of guys that have been around
and played in an old system and had to adapt
to a new one."
As the lone senior, Rissler must bring the
group together, while transitioning into a posi-
tion he has only played in practice.
Hevesy called bim. the spine and the lifeline
of the group, and he is essentially the quarter-
back of the offensive line, having to make calls
at the line of scrimmage.
"There is a lot on me, but once I get the calls
down, I'll have no problem with it," Rissler
said. "I'm the only senior on the offensive line,
so I've got to be a leader. I've got to keep the
tempo up. I'm the center, the most important
position on the offensive line, and I've got to
be the smartest."
NRISSLER WILL TAKE OVER FOR
DEGORY AT CENTER.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
During his first three years at UF, Chiis;
Leak always had a familiar view when he
lined up to take a snap: Mike Degory's consid-
But when Leak gets in the shotgun this
yrear he might not recognize a lot of the rear
ends he is likely to see. Four of the Gators'
five starters from last season's offensive line
have moved on, meaning that there are a lot of
new derrieres in the trenches for UF's spring
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