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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006


Cell phones



lose service

By LISA CURRAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Cingular Wireless customers across Florida went
without cell phone service Wednesday.
Cingular subscribers in Gainesville, Naples,
Odala, Orlando, Polk City, Tampa and Albany, Ga.,
were without service.
The problem resulted after a major fiber optic
cable was cut in the connection that runs between
the Tampa and Orlando switches. The
Local cause of the cut is yet to be determined.
News The cut left 450 towers without service.
The service blackout started at
2:15 a.m., and service resumed at 1:30 p.m., said
Cingular customer service representative Sharonda
Mc Millan.
The Cingular Wireless store on Southwest 34th
Street had customers waiting outside its doors at
10 a.m., said -customer sales representative Tom
Fernandez.
"Cingular sucks," UF sophomore Matt Krueger
said after hearing the news. Krueger signed up with
the wireless network in December and doesn't plan
on renewing after his plan ends.
Within 30 minutes, about 15 disgruntled custom-
ers entered the store and got the same response from
Fernandez: "Call customer service."
Customers reacted with: "How?"
Cingular customers can receive a refund for a
day's worth of service for their inconvenience, but
only if they call customer service.
For more information, call Cingular customer ser-
vice at 1-800-331-0500.


Rep. Harris visits Gainesville


By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Staff Writer
jrichards@alligator.org


Katherine Harris, a candidate for
the U.S. Senate, affirmed strong con-
servative positions on tax relief, border
control and same-sex marriage during
a Gainesville stop in her election bid.
Harris, a Republican U.S. repre-
sentative from southwest Florida,


schmoozed her supporters in a Best
Western ballroom on the outskirts of
the city Wednesday evening.
She will likely face U.S.. Sen. Bill
Nelson in the November election.
Harris, 49, eschewed the po-
dium and microphone, preferring to
walk the floor amid a semicircle of
Republicans.
After her speech, she worked the
room tousling a toddler's curls, sign-


ing a copy of her book and clasping
a supporter's hands to her chest in
prayer.
"I prayed to protect her as she goes
through the campaign just that
she'd have favor," said Mike Minck, a
Gainesville mortgage banker. "There's
a lot of pressure in the political arena,
and I just prayed that she would come

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Republican senatorial candidate Rep. Katherine Harris discusses her platform with Ken and Jane Schamens
during her campaign stop in Gainesville on Wednesday evening at the Best Western Gateway Grand hotel.


ON CAMPUS

UF bat house addition will keep baby bats from falling


By CARLEE MURPHY
Alligator Contributing Writer

A second unit will be added to UF's bat
house tomorrow in hopes of saving bat pups
from falling to the ground.
More and more pups have been falling out
the house each year because the crevices bats
grip onto have become slippery with the accu-
mulation of body oils. The crevices also have
no grooves that the bats can latch onto.


UF coach Pat
McMahon got
thrown out in the
first inning on
Wednesday night,
but the Gators
baseball team went
on to defeat Florida
State despite two
rain delays. See
story, pg. 28.


Last April, an identical module was
installed to a quarter of the house, said
Cyndi Marks, director of the Florida Bat
Conservancy.
"Last year we did one crevice, and it was
really successful," she said.
The addition will cover another quarter of
the house, underneath the original crevices, so
that if a pup falls it will land in the crevices
instead of on the ground.
The first installation only covered a quar-


"Last year we did one crevice, and
it was really successful."
Cyndi Marks
Florida Bat Conservancy director

ter of the house because of concerns that the
installation would spook the bats living there,
Marks said.
The unit willbe installed Thursday at 9 a.m.


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N They're cute, cuddly
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Each year hundreds of
newborn squirrels fall
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unless their mothers
return in time or people
step in to save their lives.
See story, pg. 5.


and should be completed by noon. The bat
house, on Museum Road near Lake Alice, was
built in 1991 after a colony was evicted from
the stadium, according to a press release.
The majority of the approximately 100,000
bats living in the house are Brazilian freetails,
which have narrow wings. In order to fly, the
bats must have a long drop beneath them so
they won't hit the ground. Once a pup falls
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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3


Fair features magician, petition, fair trade coffee


E THE EVENT PROMOTED THE
USE OF FAIR TRADE COFFEE.

By STEPHANIE WOLFSON
Alligator'Contributing Writer

Though magicians are usually
accompanied by furry, white bun-
nies, Arthur Antonio was not. The
student magician had the standard
deck of cards and peculiarly
- a paper coffee cup and a sugar
packet.
These unusual props were more
than tools for a magic performance
- they represented the platform
of Students Making Trade Fair.
The group held a fair on the Reitz
Union North Lawn on Wednesday,
featuring a giant coffee mug, Fair
Trade Certified food and student
entertainment. The organization
received at least 200 signatures for
a petition that proposes Java City
make fair trade espresso products.
The amount of signatures doubled
their intended quota.
Students Making Trade Fair
advocates an increase in fair trade
products on campus, community-
wide education on fair trade, and
an open forum for debate on trade
and international policy. Fair trade
products allow farmers to receive a
fair price for their produce.


"Fair trade isn't about giving
people monetary aid, but it gives
them economic opportunities,
directly to the farmer," said Tina
Steiger, a political science freshman
and spokeswoman for the group.
The House of Flying Cards, the
Hip Hop Collective, Scrabble Kids
and Theatre Strike Force alternated
performance shifts on the Reitz
Union Colonnade to lure students
to the North Lawn to receive fair
trade information, stickers and food.
Refreshments included cheese,
crackers, fruit and coffee.
Dan McCombie, treasurer for the
organization, said fair trade benefits
all parties. The producer gets a bet-
ter profit, and the consumer gets a
better product.
In the Fall, Java City, the coffee
shop in the Reitz Union, will have
Fair Trade Certified and Rainforest
Alliance Certified drip coffee blends
in addition to the single Fair Trade
Certified blend it now carries,
McCombie said. The petition aims
to do the same for espresso.
Directing students to the peti-
tion, Antonio, the president of the
House of Flying Cards magicians
group, is not directly involved with
fair trade.
But he believes both groups have
similar objectives. In performing a
magic act, magicians often encoun-


ter hecklers who question a magic
trick. Similarly, students don't al-
ways see the benefits of fair trade..


"People who don't think it will Antonio said. "They put limitations
work out and who don't buy into around fair trade ideas, magic and
magic or fair trade are too logical," themselves."


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Lauren Cohen, co-president of Students Making Trade Fair, takes a student's picture one of many
activities at the Fair Trade Fair on Wednesday on the Reitz Unin North Lawn.


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Sheriff's Office brings new Breathalyzer to Alachua


By JAMES DAVIS
Alligator Contributing Writer


Alachua County deputies now have a
new tool to help determine if a driver is
under the influence of alcohol.
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office
has two portable Breathalyzer machines,
thanks to a grant from the state that paid


for the units, which cost about $6,000 each.
"They're basically just upgrading the
instruments," ASO Deputy Jayson Levy
said..
Levy said the new units, which were
added in March, aren't any more accurate
than the previous model, and they use the
same process to determine blood-alcohol
levels.


"The breath test is really icing on
the cake."
Jayson Levy
Alachua County Sheriff's Office Deputy

He said the real difference is the packag-
ing:
Weighing only 17 pounds, the new ma-


chines 'weigh considerably less than the
30-pound behemoths they replaced, so ac-
curate blood-alcohol readings can be given
on the spot.
Levy said breath tests are important be-
cause they verify what the arresting officer
saw during the field sobriety test.
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UF Cheer Team places at finals


By KIMBERLY FULSCHER
AlligatorContributing Writer

The UF All-Girl- Competitive
Cheer Team is known for its daring
flips. But it recently gained fame
for its leap into 11th place at the
National Cheerleading Association
College Finals.' '
Two groups from the
Recreational Sports team created in
Fall 2003 competed against other
college teams nationwide earlier this
month in Daytona Beach. About 45
UF students comprise the advanced
Blue Team and intermediate Orange
Team. They practiced three times a
week for three-hour sessions this
season to prepare for the finals.
"Eleventh place is still such
an honor," said Robyn Braun, UF
junior and Blue Team coach. "It's re-
ally amazing in three years how far
we've come. I want to see it continue
growing 10 years down the road.
The team is full of such talented
girls."
According to the team's official
Web site, competitive cheerleading
is a performance sport and the two-
to three-minute routines include
gymnastics, "stunting"- or flipping
cheerleaders into the air dance,
jumps, overall school spirit and ef-
fect. The finals will be aired May 2
on Fox Sports.
"Competition is really difficult
because we have a three-minute
routine, and it's sprinting and lifting
people up in the air for three min-
utes, which doesn't seem like that
long, but it's forever," said Tiffany
Toledo, a sophomore and Orange
Team member.


The cheerleaders are sepa-
rate from the University Athletic
Association cheerleaders, who sup-
port the UP basketball and football
teams.
UF freshman and Blue Team
member Samantha Reho said they
were "definitely not the football
cheerleaders."
"We respect what they do
as the football cheerlead-
ers. We just wanted to
compete. That's our one
goal."
Robyn Braun
Blue Team coach

"We don't do pompoms," she
said.
Braun said the team respects the
UAA.
"We respect what they db as the
football cheerleaders," she said. "We
just wanted to compete. That's our
one goal."
To compete in the College Finals
in Daytona Beach, the team sent in
a videotaped audition for the most
difficult all-girl division. Braun said
the Blue Team decided to compete in
the hardest division so they could be
challenged.
"Everyone worked so hard
throughout this entire year," Braun
said. "We all really wanted to make
it to finals. This whole team is dedi-
cated, and that's what I love about
us. We are all here doing what we
love."
The team's main challenges, said


team President Carlyn Tribble, are
funding and recognition. The cost
to compete in the College Finals
this year was about $15,000, Tribble
said.
The University of Maryland,
which placed first in the finals
competition this year, is the only
school that gives scholarships for
competitive cheerleading. Braun
attributes the school's competitive
edge over other schools to its fund-
ing situation.
The UF team had to fight to be-
come a sport cub in the beginning,
Braun said. The team fundraised ev-
ery cent of its costs and had to prove
to the Department of Recreational
Sports that cub members would be
safe from potential danger.
"We're just another group on
campus that works to promote
school spirit and has the option of
competing against other-colleges to
represent UF," Reho said.
As for future goals, Braun said
she is extremely proud of how far
the team has come in three years and
there are plans to make the team bet-
ter next year. The team participated
in Dance Marathon this year, but
Braun said she wants to see the team
participate in more community ser-
vice next season.
The team wrapped up its season
with a banquet Thursday night at
Gainesville Place. Amid the chaotic
din of talk, gossip and laughter, the
team swapped memories of the
finals and talked of plans for next
season.
"Every year we strive to do bet-
ter than our previous year," Tribble
said. '


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Kristin Nichols/ Alligator Staff
Regina Gottsegen, of the UF All-Girl Competitive Cheer Team, demon-
strates a bow-and-arrow stunt surrounded by her teammates during
practice at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on Tuesday. The team
placed 11th at the National Cheerleading Association College Finals.


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ON CAMPUS

Center finds home for windblown baby squirrels


By KATIE KLOTZ
Alligator Contributing Writer


They're cute, cuddly and falling.
from trees all over town.
Each year hundreds of newborn
squirrels fall from their-nests and
die unless their mothers return in
time or concerned persons step in
to save their lives.
The Florida Wildlife Care Center
Inc., a nonprofit volunteer organiza-
tion in Gainesville that rescues and
rehabilitates injured and orphaned
wildlife, works to find foster homes
for the hundreds of baby squirrels
brought to them every year.
Larissa Berkovich, supervisor
and volunteer coordinator for the
center, said the center may receive
more than 500 baby squirrels in
need of homes from July through
October, its busiest months.


"As soon as the wind starts
blowing, all of the skimpy nests
fall," Berkovich said.
Hurricane season is consistently
the center's busiest time of year for
receiving squirrels. After a storm,
it may receive 100 squirrels a day.
Some are so young they haven't
even opened their eyes yet.
For the past 12 years, the center
has held instructional workshops
teaching people how to raise and
care for squirrels.
Typically four hours long, the
workshops are offered two or three
times each summer. The classes
teach "everything from raising a
newborn to building cages and re-
leasing them," Berkovich said.
Participants also learn that,
despite common misconcep-
tions, squirrels rarely carry rabies,
Berkovich said;
Other than the workshops, there


is no prerequisite for taking care of
baby squirrels. All that's required is
"time, energy and to really want to
do it," Berkovich said.
"As soon as the wind starts
blowing, all of the skimpy
nests fall."
Larissa Berkovich
Florida Wildlife Care Center Inc.
supervisor

Volunteers are asked to take two
or more squirrels home with them
because squirrels are very social
animals, and they need to be raised
with others in order to survive in
the wild.
Volunteers typically receive
squirrels when the animals are
about 4 weeks old. Until they reach


9 weeks of age,


the squirrels are


kept in makeshift incubators and
are fed formula every three hours.
After the squirrels reach 9 weeks
old, parenting becomes much less
demanding. They need fewer feed-
ings and are housed in cages rather
than incubators. At 6 months old,
they are released into the wild.
Kathy Tanny, a massage thera-
pist, took the workshop in August
2004 to learn how to properly raise
two baby squirrels she found while
biking in her neighborhood.
"There's a lot to know," Tanny
said about caring for the animals.
After spending so much time
caring for them, Tanny fell in love
with her first litter of baby squirrels.
She even agreed to take four more
babies when the center called her a
few months later.
"This is the second litter we've
had, and I'm sure in the fall we'll
probably call Larissa and say we're


ready for more," Tanny said.
Tanny said the animals are in-
credibly loving and friendly. When
raised by humans, squirrels can
become domesticated just like dogs
and cats.
"When they're babies, they're
very affectionate," Tanny said.
"You're their parent. They want to
sit in your lap."
Judy Bennet, a retired nurse who
has raised squirrels for 12 years,
also learned how attached the baby
squirrels can become to the people
who raise them.
Mr. Tubs, a squirrel Bennet
raised and released, had an espe-
cially hard time separating from
her.
"When I released him in my
yard, he was so bonded to me that
he would come to my windowsill
and look into the house," Bennet
said.


Harris speaks on immigration


HARRIS, from page 1


through it gracefully and be protected."
During her speech to the small crowd,
Harris said this Senate election is crucial be-
cause "as Florida goes, so goes the nation."
Harris gained national notoriety six
years ago as Florida's secretary of state,
when she oversawheeot beteen-Al
6ore ana men-iov. aeorge VV.tbushn.
Roger Natzke, a dairy specialist in the
UF agriculture college, said he would listen
to Harris' speech with specific concern for
her stance on immigration.
"My guess is that 85 percent of the peo-
ple milking cows in the state of Florida are
Hispanic workers," Natzke said.
But Harris emphasized the need for strict
immigration laws and the need to "protect
our borders."
She criticized her opponent, Nelson, for
opposing tax relief and for calling himself a


moderate Democrat.
S"How can the liberals call him a mod-
erate when his ratings consistently show
him in the liberal category?" she said.
The senator's campaign defended his
record.
"[Nelson's] campaign will be reach-
ing out to students and Floridians of all
walks of life to help return
aid, saCadC Clanton, Nelson's
News campaign manager.
In an interview after her
speech, Harris said Floridians have con-
servative values.
"Folks want traditional leaders in the
Boy Scouts. They don't want gay leaders
in the Boy Scouts," said Harris, who said
she will vote for the proposed amendment
to the U.S. Constitution that would ban
same-sex marriage.
Alligator Staff Writer Lyndsey Lewis con-
tributed to this report.


Veterinarian nurses fallen bats


BATS, from page 1


from the roost, mothers can't pick them
up because they aren't capable of taking
off from the ground, Marks said.
On the ground, bats are good at crawl-
holding up the bat house, but because
predator guards were installed on the
poles to keep other creatures from climb-
ing up, the pups could not climb the entire
length of the poles. Bats emerging at night
to hunt for insects are also pushing pups
out accidentally, Marks said.
The addition is being built now be-
cause mother bats deliver their pups the
first two weeks of June, and the pups
begin to take their first flights in five to six


weeks, Marks said. Bats only deliver one
pup each year.
After the addition was installed last
year, 50 percent fewer pups fell out of that
section, according to statistics compiled
by Deborah Cottrell, a veterinarian at
West End Animal Hospital. In June 2005
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ground.
Since 1998, Cottrell has been nursing
fallen pups back to health. She also de-
signed an elevator system to lift healthy
pups back into the house and removed
the predator guard from the poles so pups
could climb them.
Cottrell believes the addition will only
relieve the problem.temporarily
"We need a new bat house," she said.


.


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6, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006


Editorial


Steadfast

Defense secretary

needs to go
Amid all the latest staff shake-ups, hirings and firings
at the White House, one figure, against all odds, has
remained.
Donald Rumsfeld.
With the president's steadily declining poll numbers, as
well as all the recent calls from retired generals for the defense
secretary's resignation, we figured Rumsfeld would be out for
sure. But President Bush isn't one to be cowed by mere public
opinion.
It appears that we had underestimated Bush's affection for
Rummy.
Of course, this isn't the first time Rumsfeld has miraculously
survived his seemingly imminent political demise.
First there was the bungled Iraqi invasion, for which he dis-
regarded Gen. Tommy Franks's call for 400,000 troops to be sent
to Iraq. Only 140,000 actually went, and the results have been
absolutely disastrous.
For that alone, he probably should've gotten the axe. But he
weathered that storm just as surely as he would weather the
many more to come.
There was Abu Ghraib. There was Guantanamo Bay. Some
even thought Rumsfeld was going to get dumped after it was
revealed that he used a signature machine to sign military con-
dolence letters.
But no. Rumsfeld has gone on to become the third-lon-
gest-serving defense secretary in history, behind only Robert
McNamara and Caspar Weinberger. We're really starting to
wonder just how many political lives he has left.
And yet, even though he's survived, he hasn't come away
unscathed.
"An invisible line has been crossed, and the decline in
17frii lr;'u n 'e" has now beg.n," said Lexington Institute
defense analystoren ompso. t s not nuu
this story ends he won't be effective in office. He's losing his
ability to execute his agenda."
So maybe Rumsfeld's days are numbered after all.
We're not going to pretend that getting Rumsfeld out of of-
fice will solve all of our military ills. The problems go all the
way to the top, and we don't expect real change until at least
2008.
But in the meantime, some new blood couldn't hurt.
It's time for Rumsfeld to go.



Georgia law not racist


O n Monday, Georgia
ov. Sonny Perdue
signed into law leg-
islation that prevents illegal
immigrants from taking ad-
vantage of social services.
The measure has been
hailed by many as being
among the toughest laws
against illegal immigration
currently on the books.
Mexican presidential
spokesman Ruben Aguilar
has called the law "discrimi-
natory" against Mexicans.
Sara Gonzalez, president
of the Georgia Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce,
called it "punitive."


But we can't understand
how it could be construed
as either. While we support
measures to eventually grant
illegal immigrants a legal sta-
tus in the U.S., the simple fact
is that if a state's population
doesn't want to provide ser-
vices to people who are in that
state illegally, they shouldn't
have to.
People calling for immi-
gration reform are often ac-
cused of racism and bigotry,
and occasionally the charge is
justified. But not always.
In the heated debate over
immigration, a little more dis-
cretion could go a long way.


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should support Mahmoud Abbas
has been made over the recent formation of The most important thing the
nas-led Palestinian government. And it's a U.S. and Israel could do to chal-
of a dilemma. After all, Hamas, which is the lenge Hamas while moving toward
Selected majority in the Palestinian Legislative a lasting peace is empower moder-
;o an unapologetic terrorist organization, kill- I ate Palestinian president Mahmoud
of Israeli civilians in dozens of suicide attacks Abbas. But since Abbas took office
Mike Day more than a year ago, Israel has
r efforts to punish Hamas, Israel and the U.S. Word of the Day done just the opposite. Through
robotic and counterproductive approach. When letters@alligator.org diplomatic snubs and demoralizing
on officially assumed power, Israel withheld policies, the Israeli leadership has
ion in tax receipts and severed communication effectively castrated Abbas, who
SPalestinian Authority, including the reformer recognizes Israel, supports peace negotiations, denounces
resident, Mahmoud Abbas. terrorism in Arabic as well as in English and is not a
, the U.S. has suspended all its government .member of Hamas.
30 million and redirected only a quarter of it Israel must realize that by publicly supporting Abbas and
ums and nongovernmental organizations in the engaging exclusively with him, they are isolating Hamas.
ritories. In this way, Palestinians will view moderate Demdcrats
ive of these measures is clear and worthy: to like Abbas, who envision a practical two-state solution, as
amas' failure. But in the process, the policies the political key to a better life. The best way to convince
nanitarian disaster and are robotically short- Palestinians to reject Hamas is to promote the effectiveness
of an alternative.
f these policies, a crisis is unfolding the The U.S. is also right to encourage Hamas' failure. But if
iverment is unable to pay about 140,000 em- and when the Hamas experiment fails, it must be by its own
rastated economy is deteriorating further, and fault it cannot appear to be a U.S. undertaking. So, while
denying, fanatical regime in Iran is pledging to Congress shouldn't fund institutions run by Hamas in the
g gap., Palestinian government, it could redirect the remaining sus-
if the plan fails? What happens if after two pended funds, $300 million, to other agencies and offices run
holding aid, Hamas is still a major force in the by Abbas. By undertaking innovative maneuvers that ulti-
verment? Some are hoping that the party will mately channel all the original funding to Palestinian needs,
change its platform before that happens. But that the U.S. will be able to avert a humanitarian crisis, isolate the
ong time Hamas can't be expected to change pressure on Hamas and support Abbas' leadership.
mandated by democratic elections, overnight. The U.S. and Israel spend a lot of energy pointing out the
U.S. and Israel need is a balanced policy that villains in Palestinian leadership. And that's important. But
nas but prepares for the possibility that they how about making some friends while we're at it?.
for a while. Whereas the current policy satis- Mike Day is a political science senior. His column appears


.de of this balance, it neglects the second while
estinian citizens.


on Thursday.


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Letters to the Eir
Tolerance requirements are hypocritical
This is in response to Lara Loewenstein's
article, "Tolerance requirements don't infringe
on people's rights." Consider the tolerance re-
quirements here at UF. The Student Activities
Center only prefers that student organizations
require tolerance of differing sexual orienta-
tions to be stipulated in their constitutions.,
However, it is possible for a student organi-
zation to lose funding for not following this
rule. In Loewenstein's opinion, it is OK for
Christians to call homosexuality a sin. I don't
see why that matters when organizations are
punished if they expect their leaders to live
those standards. That isn't freedom-loving
regulation. It's hypocritical regulation. We
might as well be consistent and ban freedom
of speech on campus.
Personally, I'd prefer if universities would
stop trying to legislate issues of morality and
be more tolerant of views that contradict the
mainstream. I don't remember giving any uni-
versity the power to decide what's right and
what's wrong.
Conor Mancone
4LS



U.S. shouldn't fund an Israeli occupation
Isn't it strange that David Drescher de-
cided not to mention the $15,139,178 the U.S.
government gives to the Israeli government
and military each day? This figure is the result
of the Washington Report on Middle East
Affairs, which was published in 1997. In con-
trast, Palestinian nongovernmental organiza-
tions were given $232,290 a day in 2004 by the
U.S. Agency for International Development. It


is safe to guess that the Israeli numbers have
not decreased and that the Palestinian num-
bers have definitely not increased.
Terrorism is not an act that is exclusively
carried out by religious fundamentalist
groups or any other nongovernment, nonof-
ficial group. Just as the horrendous bomb-
ing in Tel Aviv the other day by a member of
Islamic jihad is an extreme act of cowardice
that I condemn, so is the bulldozings of 4,170
Palestinian homes and the 3,863 killings of
Palestinians since September 2000, largely
by the Israeli Defense Forces. I do not agree
with the response of a Hamas official that the
Monday bombing was legitimate it was
not. But such cowardly attacks are predictable
given the climate of conflict that exists in Israel
and the occupied territories. When the U.S.
provides an enormous amount of military
aid to Israel more than any other country
- and Israel uses this aid to continue an il-
legal occupation and general repression of the
Palestinian people, then the U.S. has a respon-
sibility to bear regarding the Israel-Palestine
conflict. According to a 2002 Associated Press
report citing statistics from the Congressional
Research Service, Washington currently gives
Israel about $3 billion a year, two-thirds of it in
military grants.
I think what Drescher should realize is that
as long as the U.S. continues to provide the
Israeli government an amount of aid grossly
disproportionate to the amount it provides
Palestinian NGOs, the IDF will continue to
bulldoze people's houses and kill Palestinian
civilians, and Palestinian fundamentalist
groups will respond with bombings. The U.S.
should stop all aid to an Israeli government
that continues to defy international law by
illegally occupying the territories and should


promote talks between Hamas and the Israeli
government to work toward peace.
James Pestrak
UFstaff



Tolerance policies counter to free speech
This is regarding Lara Loewenstein's col-
umn, "Tolerance requirements don't infringe
on people's rights," in which she wrote that
the Georgia Institute of Technology tolerance
policy is defining of, but not conducive to, free
speech. She wrote, "A tolerance policy does
not prevent a conservative Christian from
speaking up and saying that he or she believes
homosexuality is a sin. ... There is a huge dif-
ference between the statement I believe all ho-
mosexuals are sinners' and 'You are a sinner,
and you are going to hell.'"
On the contrary. If the same person explains
in one sentence that they believe homosexuals
are sinners and in another sentence that all
who have sinned go to hell, a Venn diagram
would demonstrate that the Christian has
nearly labeled homosexuals as sinners and as
a subset of a larger group needing redemption.
This person would thus be in violation of the
ridiculous and offensive Georgia Tech policy.
Loewenstein cannot have it both ways
if she wants to defend a Christian's right to
speak freely of eternity in hell without stat-
ing that anyone needs redemption. Not to
mention that if Loewenstein or a homosexual
doesn'tbelieve in a literal hell, they should ob-
viously not be offended if told they are on the
way to a place they do not believe exists!
The last time I checked, the First
Amendment guarantees my right to warn
sinners of hell as surely as it guarantees their


right to offer me an oft-heard, three-word
travel voucher to visit them there.
Matt Sherman
Gainesville resident



Administration is too inept to handle Iran
Reports in the media that Iran is enriching
uranium are certainly alarming. Given Iran's
history, the American public should demand
decisive action to eliminate the threat. But
this is the same inept administration that
created the Iraqi debacle, botched hurricane
relief along the Gulf Coast and still hasn't
caught Osama bin Laden. It seems to me that
the greater threat to Americans would come
from relying on these people to handle the
Iran threat.
Rather than exulting at the prospect of a
big story, perhaps the media should remember
their complicity in the Iraqi debacle. The lead-
ership and guidance provided by the media
are too important to be used by an adminis-
tration whose only true skill is misleading the
American public. And where is Congress? Is
there no one in Congress who has the courage
to stand up to this administration? This is not
a matter of ideology or conservative versus
liberal. This is about competence to lead.
With several years before Iran is likely to
actually have nuclear weapons, do we re-
ally want to rush into another ill-considered,
ill-planned disaster? It is time for the media,
Congress and the American public to say,
"Whoa, cowboy!" We need this cowboy and
his administration to ride off quietly into the
sunset.
Creigh Shank
North Little Rock, Ark., resident


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Take note: mU musician an inspiration

T3 y 2ent Russell


This
Spring,
five guys
and an
W. orange
ball wres-
tled the limelight from UF's
pigskin hegemony and showed
the nation that there's more to
Gainesville than Saturda\ at
The Swamp.
Now, one woman :ind her
clarinet could do the same for
the School of Music.
Kira Bokalders, a 22-year-old
with gunmetal eyes and a smile
bright as the bathroom light at
4 a.m., graduates this semester.
And trailing her like the D notes
she's tirelessly lapped against
the MNu;:i Building's wall? w-ill
be the notion that UF is more
than a soggy spot in Central
Florida for engineers.
Though being voted the
School of Music's most out-
standing student, earning
summa cum laude honors and
winning multiple scholarships
is a little harder than blowing
into a woodwind, Kira insists
that she's done nothing more
than all the other music majors.
She still eats a banana to
calm her nerves before a per-
formance, and she still bla-st
hip-hop in her car.
But Kira's musical gift be-
came apparent irnmediatel\ af-


ter she joined her middle school
band.
"I just sort of fell into this,"
she said, admitting that she
originally joined the band be-
cause her friends were doing it.
The lines to try out the oboe,
flute and saxophone were all
too long, so Kira picked up a
clarinet.
She hasn't let go.
'W'he n vou imagine what
kind of students you would
like to teach, they're like Kira
Bokalders," said Mitchell Estrin,
Kira's applied music professor.
"She'll bring future prestige and
notoriety to our school."
Before coming to UF to tcac:h
in 1999, E-trrm had played
clarinet with the New York
Philharmonic Orchesira tor h\t .
decade-. honing his crait under
the renowned American conm-
poser Leonard Bernstein.
Through his extensive one-
on-one time with Kira, though,
Estrin quickly discovered that
he didn't know everything
about the clarinet.
"I've learned from her,"
Estrin said. "It's been not only
a joy, but an honor to have
worked with her."
Normally, Estrin scours high
school aiuditoriumr- across the
country for a whiff of n potential
virtuoso, hoping like a sports
coach that ma.be the ne,.r one


Tom McCarthy/ Alligator
Music major Kira Bokalders stands in front of a mural that hangs in
the UF Music Building.


will catapult the program into
greatness.
"It's a small circle," Estrin
said of clarinet players. "They're
kind of like quarterbacks. You
hear about the ones who can re-
ally throw the ball."
And Kira had the proverbial
cannon. But it iwa-- he that ,:anme
to him during a clarinet summit
at UF when she was a junior at
J.P. Taravella High School in
Coral Springs.
Ivy League schools courted
Kira, but -he enrolled L1 a small
unheralded muI-i program
tucked i\ thin a mirn-tr T.us tjte
-.:hool to study with EstTLn
"You can get lost in the
cro id at the bigger ischooi.'l
she said.
Like most students, Kira has
tudiced hard during her tenure
at UF However, book smarts
alone won't earn her a spot in
a professional orchestra her
ultimate goal.
"The common misconception
is, 'Man, you're a music major?
That must be so easy and fun!'"
Kira said with a smirk.
Kira's day doesn't really
begin until class rendS at noon
Then she works in the band
library and as a private cl.armet
tutor until it's time to NIUB t, '
or practice from 11 p.m. until 2
am in the lMusti Buildinr: By
the time she stumbles out from
practice, only she and the archi-
tec:htre majors are left limping
around -iampus like the living
dead.
Kira needed to work hard
outside of school so she could
afford her tho.'usand-dollar clar-
inets, and she needed to work
hard inside so she could earn
a spot Ln a graduate program
she said.
"I don't party. I can't. I don't
have time," she said.
Not that it bothers her.
That she's been able to wake
up in the morning only to
exhaust herself creating some-
thing that she cherishes makes
the hundreds spent on sheet
music and the battles against
practice-induced tendonitis


Tom McCarthy/ Alligator
Senior Kira Bokalders plays a few notes on her clarinet in one of the
halls rooms at the UF Music Building.


worth it, she said.
Yet her undergraduate years
aren't really winding down -
they're coming to a crescendo.
In between preparing for
Sunday's senior recital, she's
spent time and money this
past semester ricocheting be-
tween several graduate music
programs around the country,
"auditioning in closed rooms
for crusty old men" and hoping
that they'll see the human being
that's attached to the mouth-
piece.
"In my own small way,
through auditions, I'm trying
to give props to UF," she said.
Most of the music directors she


auditions for aren't familiar
with UF as a music school.
But when she's done au-
ditioning, they want to know
more.
On Saturday, Estrin received
a call from a professor at the
College-Conservatory of Music
at the University of Cincinnati.
He was desperate to know if
Estrin's young prospect with
the gold-flecked auburn hair
was committing.
She was.
"People need to
realize we have su-
perstars in mu-
sic, too," Estrin
said.


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Sex sells" or so we're
told. Students are drawn
Sto anything to do with sex,
especially the deed itself.
But how can we know for sure?
The sexy centerfold's interview
doesn't include "number of sexual
partners" after "hobbies" and "mea-
surements." When students apply to
UF, sack skills weren't ranked beside
teamwork and attention to detail.
Students are perhaps more open
than ever about what's going on
behind cosed doors (see "paint
your orgasm" or the.rumor behind
a certain fraternity's color-happy
lion). It would seem that tracking
down specifics would be as easy as
getting a bag of free condoms from
the Student Health Care Center. But
not so fast. .
While students might be quick
to offer the details of their noctur-
nal adventures, information on
sexual health practices on campus
is simiarly anecdotal. Not only is
the amount of sex our classmates are
having unknown, but gaining access
to said data is a well-kept secret.
So, just where do students turn
to gain their ever-increasing body
of knowledge? And how do they
compare to other college campuses?
And, perhaps most importantly, are
you normal?
"I think students learn from
their friends and' their parents,"


said Stephanie Davis, a sophomore
majoring in athletic training. Davis
is taking ANT2301, more commonly
known as Human Sexuality and
Culture.
And then there's the Intefnet. A
Google search for "sex" provides
,23 million results, and
narrowing your search Maghal
down to "sex education"
leaves 403,000 hits to sort
through.
' "I think students today
are savvy enough to use i
the Internet to get infor-
mation on sexual health,"
said Vladimir Oge, sexual
health education specialist at the
SHCC. But he is also aware that
finding correct information can be
a challenge.
As the Interim Director of
GatorWell Health Promotion
Services, Oge encourages students
to visit the center's Web site when
looking for reliable information. The
GatorWell site, www.shcc.ufl.edu/
gatorwell, offers students a link to
www.mystudentbody.com, a paid
service that provides health infor-
mation targeted toward college
students.
"It's a challenge to find a site that
provides accurate information,"
said Sarah Lord, director of college
health programs at MyStudentBody.
"A lot of available sites are outdated


or not entirely accurate."
She describes MyStudentBody
as an "evidence-based prevention/
intervention program," which of-
fers basic sexual health information
- like what a Pap smear actu-
ally tests and promotes safer sex.
Although the site tailors
McDowell its information to each
user's profile, the data
collected from students
is a highly guarded
secret.
Lord does say that
G more than 100 schools
DU = use MyStudentBody
and that it reaches
400,000 to 500,000 students.
GatorWell has tried to get an
idea of student's sexual lives. In
the Spring of 2004, it adminis-
tered the National College Health
Assessment, but according to Oge,
the low response rate provided re-
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rable to the previous NCHA study
in 2001.
He also stresses that it's hard to
determine the specific number of
Sexually Transmitted Infection cases
at UF, as those seen at the SHCC
are not including students who are
seen at other locations, like Planned
Parenthood.
Aimee Collins-Mandeville, a
freshman majoring in women's stud-
ies, worked at Planned Parenthood
in her hometown of Palm Beach
Gardens in addition to volunteering
at women's clinics. She is also tak-
ing ANT2301, but said that despite
coming into the class with a "good
amount of knowledge" on the topic,
she has learned a few things.
According to Collins-Mandeville,
high school sex-ed focused on STI
prevention rather than teaching stu-
dents more about'human sexuality
in general.
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though the statistics can make even
the most careful student nervous.
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For the health science educa-
tion major's senior thesis, O'Mara
created a sexual behavior study for
basic statistics of sexual behavior of
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By KATIE BURNS
Avenue Writer

In a post-Sept. 11 culture of terror,
the Hippodrome State Theatre's latest
play dares to make a satiric mockery
of life, lust and hysteria in the modem
world.
"The Sleeper," which premiered
Friday, is a sexy comedy with timely
political undercurrents and is unafraid
to poke fun at society's all-encompass-
ing fear and mistrust.
The story centers on Gretchen,
played by Laura Rohner, a bouncy
housewife stuck in a loveless mar-
riage to her foul-mouthed, workaholic
husband.
Trapped in her own paranoid world
of anthrax seminars and terrorist-alert
days, Gretchen becomes powerfully
drawn to Matthew, her son's math tu-
tor, despite the fact that the two hold
vastly different political viewpoints.
Her passion for Matthew, played
by Bryant Smith, leads Gretchen to an
awakening from her own disillusion-


ment. But when a sequence of suspi-
cious events overtakes her, Gretchen
begins to suspect Matthew is not quite
what he appears to be.
The plot unfolds into a mystery
thriller with a twisted ending, leaving
the character monologues to sort out
the pieces.
This raunchy satire manages to
combine comedy with a pertinent so-
cial message. Actors often address the
audience directly, making those in the
crowd feel like a part of the plot.
Despite the plot's seriousness, this
play is a comedy in the end. The witty
story line offers a worthwhile escape
from reality, yet remains dose enough
to it to remain relevant. -
"The Sleeper," written by Catherine
Butterfield, debuted in 2004 and recent-
ly won the Kaufman & Hart Award for
Best New American Comedy. The
Hippodrome is only the second theater
in the country to produce it.
The show runs everyday until May
7. Student prices start at $12. For tick-
et, call the box office at (352) 375-4477.


1982 brings royal rockers


By DAVID LOW
Avenue Writer

Princes are accustomed to plush palanquins
atop a passenger pachyderm, sweet spirits and
sweeping symphonic scores. If those princes
are American, however, they may just be accus-
tomed to poorly made trucks, cheap booze and
loud rock 'n' roll.
Alliteration aside, American Instead of tr
Princes is a four-piece rock 'n' ourselves a
roll band hailing from Little Rock, than-life roc
Ark., performing tonight at 1982 wanted to
at 9. Tickets are $7 for those over
21 and $8 otherwise. vulnerable
With the release of their third stat
full-length album, "Less andCollin
Less," American Princes are get- American Prln
ting back on the road an area
that they are all too familiar with. -
Lead singer David Slade, drummer Matt
Quin, and then-bassist John Beachboard are
originally from New York City but decided to
pack it up and head to Arkansas in an attempt to
escape the cost of the city and focus on music.
"It was the worst trip of my life," Slade said.
"The engine blew up 45 minutes into our move,
leaving us stranded by a TGI Friday's in New
Jersey."


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Eventually, they made it to Little Rock.
There they discovered lead guitarist Collins
Kilgore, who impressed them with his leads
and his innate ability to hold his liquor.
With the lineup complete, the Princes wrote
and released two albums, following both
with grueling national tours.
ng to present The Princes caught a break
some larger- when Lucero, a band on the
machine, we Yep Roc record label, noticed
their sophomore effort, "Little
lake a more Spaces."
humanizing The Princes signed to Yep
ment. Roc in 2005 and got to work
writing and recording "Less
Kilgore and Less," their most intimate
es lead guitarist nuance record yet, the Princes
said.
"When we recorded- "Less and Less," we
wanted to go beyond our previous songwrit-
ing processes," Kilgore said.
"I think this record was our attempt to peel
away our defenses," he said. "Instead of try-
ing to present ourselves as some larger-than-
life rock machine, we wanted to make a more
vulnerable, humanizing statement, But with
badass guitar solos, of course."


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Tips to beat bad guys


By WILL AFFORD
Avenue Writer

In a bold move to escape the cold realities
of New England, four men headed south to
create Gainesville's No. 1 bar and restaurant
guide.
Chompmenus.com is a free, online menu
guide where customers can It's just easier
browse restaurants by catego- one location. I
ries and place orders online.
The Web site was started just want to or
in Fall 2005 by four former the time, that'
Pennsylvania State University Joe K(
students who ran a similar Reitz Union m
Web site in Pennsylvania,
Lionmenus.com.
The four alumni own YNot
Advertising, a Pennslyvania-
based company, and bought the -Web sites
Gatormenu.com and Gatorwaiter.com to pro-
duce Chompmenus in Summer 2005.
Unlike Gatorfood.com, a comparable online
delivery service, Chompmenus has no service
charges though many restaurants set a mini-
mum purchase amount.
What Chompenus provides to restaurants
is targeted advertising.
"We give ways for restaurants and bars to
distinguish themselves from their competi-
tion," said partner Chris Jeffery.
What Chompmenus provides to students is
"One location for them to get everything for


free," Jeffery said.
The owners also work with restaurants
to negotiate exclusive online specials, such
as five-five-five deals, and restaurant credit
to encourage people to continuously use the
service.
"It's better than just calling because then
you don't get anything back," Jeffery said.
r to look in Joe Kelly, Webmaster for the
t's not like I Reitz Union, uses Chompmenus
Sand agrees the service is more
convenient than calling.
s ridiculous. "It's just easier to look in one
elly location," Kelly said. "It's not like
iebmaster I just want to order pizza all the
time, that's ridiculous."
One problem with online order-
ing is the chance the restaurant
won't receive an order; however,
Chompmenus has not had problems with this.
"There is no fail," Jeffery said. "We wouldn't
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Businesses are quickly realizing the benefits
of this type of advertising.
"It's more convenient for everyone,"
Geyzer Salgabo, a manager for Fritanga Latin
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The owners of YNot Advertising, avid
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Simparted blisters since Data
East's "Karate Champ" in
1984. Throughout its storied history,
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batants ranging from sumo wrestlers,
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Baldhead and a tree. Though the
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with diverse characters,
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wouldn't want to go toe-
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Resident Assistant:
He should be considered
a worthy, if not beguil-
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the RA seemingly lacks h
brute force or bearable
social temperament, he is not to be
underestimated. Master of decep-
tion, the RA lunges with passive
aggression and deflects blows
with the Invisible Shield of Self-
Importance. Beware his meticu-
lously honed Awkward-Invitations-
to-Talk-About-Your-Problems Fu or
Surprised-Me-in-Leonardo's-How-
Can-I-Get-Out-of-This-Without-
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When the RA's opponents are drunk
off of perceived covert victory and
the beer Virgil bought them, the
RA strikes. With one to three stem
knocks on the door, the RA renders
his adversaries senseless. Only able
to jockey for position under the bed
or indefinitely shift glances from
the locked door to the pile of Olde
English bottles on the
lussell carpet, challengers are
doomed.
Guy Who Takes Beer
Pong Way Too Seriously
This vile antagonist
cannot be defeated.
He must be outlasted.
Frequently traveling in
pairs, the GWTBPWTS
finds strength in numbers. But once
separated from the empowering
white hats and hastily rolled sleeves
of their kin, the GWTBPWTS shriv-
els into a husk of clumsy head nods
and pretended text-message-check-
ing. Avoid the Sonic "Bro!" Attack,
GHB Sleeper Hold and Flying
Homophobia Arm Bar.
Finishing Move: N/A
The Guy Who Takes Beer Pong
Way Too Seriously is far too inebri-
ated and asleep in the bathtub for
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New ad tactics deceive c e n d r


By LAUREN RUFF
Avenue Contributing Writer

In the age of the Internet and pop-up
blockers, marketers are finding new and more
deceptive ways of invading your bandwidth
with their latest swag Ashleeturfing.
Ashleeturfing, when paid marketers pose
as regular people and subtly recommend a
product, is on the rise in online venues.
"Historically, word of mouth has been
between consumers, but now it's exploded
as people go to chat rooms,
read and exchange product Compani
reviews," said UF marketing that you d
professor Richard Lutz. good. Whet
The method received its spectconsI
name when a marketing firm ers are mo
infiltrated multiple message the c
boards, posting faux fan re-
views about Ashlee Simpson's Mich
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2005 album, "I Am Me."
The message was found
verbatim on more than 20 different forums.
Originally, marketers never attempted to
disguise the messages as originating from
a marketer. Instead, blatant advertisements
would be posted, said Scott Meldrum,
president and founder of the marketing firm
HypeCouncil.
"We typically would [post] service an-
nouncement-type messages in forums and,
as such, there wasn't any need to stick
around to answer questions or to interact
with the community," Meldrum said.
"Today, these types of messages are ig-
nored; flamed or removed," he said. "That's
where the outright deceptive practice of us-
ing established profiles comes in."
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when people make friends with marketers
posing on Web sites.
"If it was me, I'd be turned off to buying
any products from that company," Reno
said.
The ethical nature of Ashleeturfing has
spawned a fervent debate in the marketing
community.
"For it to be ethical, people believe that
you should disclose that," Lutz said. "But
certainly we know that there are lots of
incidents in which it is not
have found disclosed."
well by doing The Word of Mouth
companies re- Marketing Association,
iers, consum- WOMMA, a self-regulated
responsive to group of marketers, has
mpan). begun to take the issue of
ethical Ashleeturfing into its
l Rubinr own hands.
Director
"Because word-of-mouth
marketing is fundamen-
tally the most honest form of marketing, our
members came to us early on," said Michael
Rubin, the director of member services at
WOMMA, in a phone interview. "They
wanted to form an ethical practice."
WOMMA's members, such as AOL and
Microsoft, pledge to respect consumers by
facilitating open and honest communication,
according to the WOMMA Code of Ethics.
While members of WOMMA are elimi-
nating a way to advertise their product, they
may in fact do better because.of it.
"Companies have found that you do well
by doing good," Rubin said. "When compa-
nies respect consumers, consumers are more
responsive to.the company."


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613 NW 16th Ave. 372-4282.
Full menu and specials @
GainesvilleGoldenBuddha.com.






Gyros Plus
1011 W. University Ave. 11-1Q 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.


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The New Deal Cafe
Consistently voted best burger in Gainesville.
Other best of awards include: salad, dessert,
martini, wine list. 3443 W. University Ave. -
371-4418
www.mildredsbigcityfood.com


Virtually Cuban
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.
11 am 9pm. Sun. 12pm 4pm 336-4125 or
www.virtuallycuban.com We Deliver!


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 towr! 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


Cafe Jerusalem
Delicious Gourmet Kosher dining at Ray's Place
inside the new Hillel building. Lunch served 11:
30am-2pm and dinner 6pm-8pm daily. Ray's
Place serves a variety of dishes. You didn't
think Cacciatore could be Kosher? How about
Jerk Chicken? Beef Lo Mein? All this plus
traditional Jewish dishes and Deli: fresh soup
& salad bar vegetarian entrees, and home-
made desserts. Shabbat dinner Fridays. Meal
Plans ano C':eriro a,a;iable Off Campus Dining
Cards Accepted. Delivery available through
Gatorfood.com. Weekend hours vary.
372-2900 2'-2C. AV. University Ave

Leonardo's 706
Serving gourmet pastas, california pizzas, fresh
fish, steak, chops, salads, and desserts. Live jazz
7:30pm Monday and Thursday. Sunday brunch
10:30am featuring international brunch buffet
with never-ending mimosas starting at
1.00pm. Open 5-11 pm Mon.-Thurs. Open until
midnight Friday and Saturday. Sunday brunch
10:30am, dinner 4-11pm. Call 378-2001 for
reservations or carry-out. Or visit our website at
www.Leonardos706.com






El Toro
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.

Burrito Brothers
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.
ww.burritobros.com
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Bento Cafe
3830 W. Newberry Rd. Suite 15 Royal Park
Plaza (next to Gator Dockside] Enjoy sushi, rice
bowls, noodle bowls, and bento boxes. Try our
Boba Tea with over 30'different flavors. First
in Gainesville in a trendy, hip atmosphere. Open
everyday 11 am-10:30pm. Carry-out or dine-in
checkout our menu at Gatorfood.com.
377-8686.

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Junior's
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., 1 lam-3pm.
Breakfast Sat. & Sun. 7am- 1am. Saturday
seafood buffet 11 am-8pm. Sunday buffet
1 Iam-Bpm. 1218 N. Main St. Call 371-8008.







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Tapas 12 West
Having difficulty committing? Let your tastes
roam without fear of censure. Our appetizer-
sized and priced tapas, inspired by cuisines the
world over, will have you partaking of more than
one dish at a meal. Share orders with friends
and send your tastes on a world tour. We're
operated by the award-winning staff of Steve's
SCafe Americain's Courtyard and offer Happy-
Hour prices from 5 to 7pm Monday through
Saturday.
12'West University Ave. 377-9468






Saigon Legend
Delicious traditional Vietnamese cuisine with
popular Asian favorites as well. Pho, Banh-Cuon,
Banh Xeb, 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 available.
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm.
374-0934, 1228 W Univ. Ave.


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Farah's
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 11 am-O1pm
wed fri 11 am-midnight
sat noon midnight
closed sunday 378-5179
1120 university ave. Next to Sank of America


Mildred's Big City Food
Meals made from scratch'vwith organic local
produce, fresh meats & seafood, daily baked
breads & desserts by Gainesville's most
awarded chef. Consistently voted best chef,
menu, salad, seafood, martini, wine list, wine bar,
dessert
& service, 3445 W. University A-.e
3- 1 11 a'.'w rrildre-sbigcityf-.od com

George's at Phil Nicks, Inc.
Chef sp5cialtes include old fashion beef -newvi,
barbeque pulled po-rl. rresrn ijeptable platter
barbeque r.bs. and homerrade lasagna Tn's
Downtown institution s li.ci ed at 37 North
i Main Straet offering a c:omf:.rrat,!e aet.moshere
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nd luncr t(from iT1 to 3pnl rn ned.- C a-r.er
our prwm/a parry is a.,alable
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Leonardo's Pizza
Pizza legend since 1973. Whole pizzas &
slices. Open 7 days a week 9am-11 pm Sun-
Thurs.; Fri & Sat till 12am. Call ahead for pickup
375-2007. For delivery call 379-FOOD. P.B.R.
Buckets $5m. Win P.B.R. Logo v.erchandise.
Breakfast served daily 9:00 AM. 1245 W. Univ.
Ave. 375-2007 www.Leonardos706.com

Mellow Mushroom
Take a trip to mellowmushroom.com. Since
1974, we've been dishing out high-quality ingre-
dients in all of our specialty'pizzas, monumental
hoagies, and scrumptious salads. And yes, we
deliver. Dom. Buckets $7, Mon. Trivia 9pm $.
1209 W University Ave. 367-0012.






Bennigan's
Happy Hour specials all day everyday. Great food
and attentive service. 3208 SW Archer Road
373-2800. Open Monday-Saturday 11 am-2am,
Sun 11-1.


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JugJJlinj Act


Andrea Morales / Alligator Staff
Seniors Jason Ehrenman and Matt Hiemenz have kept the juggling club go-
ing since they established it on campus two years ago.


By JOE HUNTER
Avenue Writer

They're lessons in Newtonian
physics that fit in the palm of
your hand. Or on your shoulder.
Or your elbow.
Objects in Motion more
commonly, though unofficially,
called the Juggling Club at UF
- uses smooth balls to demon-
strate juggling.
"I love doing this to little
children," said Jason Ehrenman,
club president, in reference to
moving the acrylic ball smooth-
ly along his hands and arms. "It
really confuses them."
Club co-presidents Matthew
Hiemenz and Jason Ehrenman,
both seniors at UF, perform
at Gator Nights about once a
month under the troupe name
Spherocity.
There are two main types of
juggling: toss, where the balls
leave contact with the juggler,
and contact, where objects
remain in contact with the jug-
gler.
"The two require very dif-
ferent types of coordination,"
Hiemenz said. "Toss juggling
requires good hand-eye coordi-
nation. Contact juggling doesn't
require looking at all."
Whereas toss juggling can be
done with just about anything,
contact juggling is usually done
with very hard, clear acrylic
balls about half an inch larger
than billiard balls. They are very
smooth and are sometimes used
as ball bearings in industrial
machinery, Hiemenz said.
Because balls are a solid


color, and usually transparent,
motions look fluid and smooth.
The result is a hypnotic effect on
spectators, Hiemenz said.
"Any time I can mesmerize
someone, I feel like I've accom-
plished something," club mem-
ber Jacob Spitz explained;
For toss juggling beginners,
Hiemenz recommended prac-
ticing in front of a wall to keep
from walking forward as one
practices.
There are no dues required
for the club, but long-term
members are encouraged to
buy their own equipment. The
acrylic balls cost
about $25 each, "You definitely
Hiemenz said. you didn't kn
"You defi- when you ro
nitely find bones over them at
you didn't bright
know you had
when you roll- Matthew I
an acrylic over Club co-1
them and they
turn bright red,"
Hiemenz said.
Especially when first learn-
ing contact juggling, jugglers
learn to work with their own
bodies quickly, Ehrenman said.
"You have to learn your own
anatomy," he said. "We all have
our horror stories."
And these horror stories are
not confined to the juggler.
"Our friend that used to
work Gator Nights was trying
to learn the 'Windshield Wiper,'
and he hurled the ball forward
and hit someone square in the
eyes," he said.
For this reason, it is recom-
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club meetings refrain from
wearing open-toed shoes,
Hiemenz said.
Members have become in-
volved in the club in a variety
of ways, but one main way the
club gets exposure is through
demonstrations.
"I was walking by the room
during a meeting and I saw
stuff moving," club member
David Groover said. "Then a
bunch of people came out and
asked if I wanted to learn jug-
gling."
Club member Heather Denk
said she has trouble explain-
ing the concepts
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an acrylic "The way I
d they turn usually describe
ed." it to people is,
'Have you seen
iemenz Labyrinth?' No?
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then,'" she said.
When showing
their skills off, club members
are used to getting reactions
of intrigue, Hiemenz said.
Spectators tend to think there
is a trick involved in contact
juggling because it looks so
smooth, but the only trick is
learning the hand movements,
he said.
Another common point of
interest for onlookers is what
the ball is made of.
"Someone actually asked
me if it was made of water,"
Ehrenman said. "Usually when
people ask that now, we just
say it's made of dreams or, if
it's the black ball, nightmares."


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813-924-5304. 4-26-14-1


*Okbrk Wik summer sublease*
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Laundry on site. Pets ok!
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AFFORDABLE 2BRs at UF
From $589. Pets ok.
Laundry, Free Parking
Open Weekends. 371-7777
4-26-72-2

STUDIOS ACROSS FROM UF
From $489. Pool.
Laundry. Pets ok
Free Parking. Avail Fall.
Open Weekends 371-0769
4-26-72-2

All about the Extras!
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
4-26-72-2

****FIDO FRIENDLY***
1 br $609, 2br $669, 3br $895
Near Butler Plaza Spacious Alarms
Includes some utilities* Park FREE @UF
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-26-72-2

ULTIMATE LUXURY
HUGE 2br/2ba & 3br/3ba TNHMS
W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning
ENDLESS AMENITIES- private dog park
FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC
RoomMateMatch
Leasing for Summer/Fall 377-2801
4-26-7Lh-

"1 BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL*
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
3BR/2BA Flats 0* $839/mo
2BR/2BA Flats e0 $725/mo
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $725/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0* $625/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$450 deposit 376-2507
4-26-72-2

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

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

CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Available now!
2BR/1BA Apt. $475
MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2

SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
Huge 1, 2, & 3BRs
$629, $729 & $849
1.3 Mi to UF Pets Ok
352-33 401 4-26-72-2


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

BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NA4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
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Campus Realty
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
www.campusrealtygroup.com/rentals
4-26-72-2

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

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

NEWLY REMODELED AT UF
Studios and 1BR's from $599
Central Air/Wood Floors available
Reserve for Fall 371-7777
4-26-69-2

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

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

1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
$545. 377-1633 4-26-18-2

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

ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units!
Great location, price & size!
Just a few left! 376-1248
4-26-64-2

PRIVATE BACKYARD
1/1, 2/2, & 3/2 Villas with backyard
Newly Renovated, Full Appliances
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
Starting at $428/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866)
4-26-62-2

MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!
3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fall!
FREE UF PARKING, tennis,
Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm
376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com
4-26-60-2

*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.
4-26-60-2

MORE FOR YOUR MONEY
1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380.
352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-26-60-2

BLOCKS TO UF! 4BR houses from $1500/
MO, 3BR houses from $10751MO, 2BR apts
from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO.
Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com
or Call Carol 377-3852 4-26-55-2


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Lofts & Townhomes
Sign now forAug! 20flplns 1-5BR next to UF
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
4-26-50-2

PET'S PARADISE
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.
4-26-36-2

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-
0316. 8-16-58-2

3BR/1.5BA HOUSE
Large fenced backyard with screened porch.
W/D. Pets ok. Avail May 1, $900/mo. Call
352-466-7091. 4-20-30-2

LUXURIOUS HAILE PLANTATION CONDO.
2BR/2.5BA, W/D, alarm. 1 mile from .UF.
Avail for fall. 352-222-4235. $900/MO. 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
4-26-33-2

SAVE $$$, GET MORE!
3BR/2BA for less than $300/person
B-ball, Comp lab, Gym, FREE UF-parking
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-26-49-2

1105 NW 14th Ave. Avail. May 10. 3BR/
2BA. 2000 sq. ft. cent H/AC, family roqm 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

S* GREAT HOUSES FOR FALL 0
Close to UF. Fenced yards
Email: SBR@JacksonLLC.com
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
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
4-26-29-2

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 gvll32601@gmail.com
4-26-26-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/WID. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership!
352-332-7401 4-26-26-2

* SORORITY ROW AREA *
Live in luxury @ Windsor Hall. 2 Blocks to
UF Incl everything + pool, gym, sundeck.
Starting at $410/mo. 336-9255.
4-26-26-2

*k 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
4-26-26-2

** WALK TO UF **
Sorority Row area. 1BR/1BA apt in historic
stone building. Beautiful hardwood floors,
centAC/heat, 911 SW 6th Ave.
$750/mo. 375-8256
4-26-26-2


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HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN.
Studio, 2BR, 1BR $375-750. Wood flrs.
vaulted ceilings. Native landscape. Quaint
settings. Must see at::
pleasantstreet.net 4-26-24-2
HOUSES 1.5 mi to UF forAug. 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 NW37th Dr 3/2 fam& gar.
$1300. Please drive by then call 331-0095.
7-27-43-2

One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has
it all. All util. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call
Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373 Stop by
1215 NE 20thAve. 4-21-20-2

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-
ATucker458@aol.com 4-26-22-2

*AVOID NOISY NEIGHBORS*
2/BR/2BA Flat
FREE Tanning, W/D, Huge 24 hr. gym,
PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly, Free Cable,
Leasing for Fall: 377-2777
4-26-19-2

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-
26-18-2







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!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118
4-26-17-2

* 3BR/1BA house. 3 blocks from campus.
Ceiling fans. Central heat/air. $1100/mo.
* Efficiency $450. No dogs. First, last, sec.
* Also one and two BR's avail. in Fall 378-
3704. 4-26-16-2

Beautiful, spacious 1BR/1BA 750 sq. ft.
Condo located By Oaks Mall $550/mo w/
great amenities- Call 786-325-9478 Available
Now! 4-26-15-2

Great 3BR/1BA, Hardwood floors. Super
convenient for UF students. 2627 SW 31
Terr. $840/mo. 215-7199 4-20-10-2


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Perfect 3BR/2BA in Millhopper. Quiet, safe
neighborhood, close to campus. 2006 NW
36th Terr. $990/mo. 215-7199. 4-20-10-2

DUCKPOND
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-
26-14-2

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-
2

TIRED OF ROOMMATES?
Studio apartment 1 mile from Shands and
UF. $450/mo. Call Janet 871-5928. 4-26-
14-2

*HOUSE-SORORITY ROW AREA*
3BR/2BA, 2-story stone house.
Totally remodeled. W/D. Cent AC.
$1425/mo. 375-8256
4-26-14-2

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
www.gore-rabell.com
8-16-37-2

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-
4553 4-26-12-2

DOWNTOWN GAINESVILLE
Union St. Station. 2BR/2BA
Manny 352-317-4408 4-26-12-2

Close to Campus condo 2BR/1BAfrom $650,
on bus and SNAP route, new paint new paint
new carpet, inside washer/dryer, Call 352-
328-6576 http://www.realestatesky.com/
GatorPlace.html 4-25-10-2

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,
305-299-3485 4-25-10-2

Large 1920 Cracker House
Fully restored. 4BR/2BA, hdwd flrs, cent AC/
heat, W/D, deck, big beautiful yard, close to
downtown & campus. $1500/mo. 373-5295
4-26-11-2

Duckpond area. 4BR/2.5BA. W/D, storage
building, wood floors, fireplaceglassed-in
porch. Avail Aug 1st. 1 year lease, first, last
$800/dep. $1350/mo. Call George, 352-466-
0165 4-26-11-2


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Unfurnished house for rent. 6BR/2.5BA.
.25 mi from campus. $1800/mo. 514-2039
4-25-10-2

Bike to UF
Large luxury unit $825/mo
2BR/2.5BA, swimming pool
Peartree Realty Inc.
Realtor 352-335-3802 4-26-11-2

Duckpond historic houses avail Aug 1. BR w/
study. $535 to $665. Wood floors, high ceil-
ings, huge oak trees. Grad or prof. students
preferred. 377-4217 4-26-11-2

$325 room + 114 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, 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

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-
234-1380 4-26-10-2

5 minutes to UF. Newer executive 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

PETS FREE
The Oaks Top floor 3 bed 2 bath. Corner Unit.
All amenities. $1050 monthe 1 year lease.
Call Montana 386-295-2989 4-26-10-2


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PETS FREE
3BR/2BA. Home. Wood floors, porch, cen-
tral air, washer/dryer. 521 NW 4th St. $975
month 1 year lease. Call Montana 386-295-
2989 4-26-10-2

PETS FREE
2BR/2BA townhome near Casa Blanca.
Washer/dryer, central air. $900 month 1
year lease. Call Montana 386-295-2989
*4-26-10-2

Huge 2BR, 2 blocks N of UF. Airy, newly ren-
ovated, hardwood floors, WID, ceiling fans.
Avail fall. $650-720/mo. Also 1 BR $400/mo.
Call 373-5295 4-26-9-2

Summer sublease. 1BR/1BA unfurnished.
Recently remodeled. Next to pool. Walk to
campus & bars. 1518 NW 4th Ave. Apt F.
Please contact College Park Apts. 371-7777
4-26-9-2

TOP QUALITY, GREAT LOCATIONS.
Upscale 1 & 2BR apts 1 blk to campus N&E
side. Year leases avail beginning summer
or fall. No pets. K&M Properties 372-1509
4-26-9-2

SPACIOUS ROOMS IN GREAT LOCATION
Great For Students.
You must see this 6BR/3BA. Bike or walk
to campus. Call Eric for details 682-7424
4-20-5-2

APTS and HOMES for Rent
Visit our website at
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2


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1BR 1BAApts 1 BLKto UF
1236 SW4th Ave $485/mo
Carpet, Central H &Air,
Laundry Facilities. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2.

Efficiency. Cottage across from
Stadium $475/mo Newly Remodeled,
Tile Floors, Full Kitchen, Bathroom
Screened Porch. 1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-
21-5-2

3 BLKS TO UF!
1BR 1BA Apt with extra room
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $485/mo
Carpet Central H & Air. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2

1BR 1BAApt 1 BLKTO UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave $425/mo
Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas ht
Inclds Wtr, Swg, pst control. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2

2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF
840 Sq ft. $550/mo St Croix Apts
Central H &Air, Inclds Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl
& Garbage. 829 SW 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-
21-5-2

2BR 1BAApt 1BLK to UF!
1234 SW 1stAve #B $600/mo
Central H &Air, Carpet. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2

3-4BR Houses, 1-2BR apts. Spacious, ef-
ficient homes with updated kitchen, tiled
floors. Biking distance to campus. Large
fenced yard. Pet friendly. $475-1225/mo.
352-372-4768 6-22-20-2


. Nice 3BR/1BANW home
w/great yard $900 monthly 352-318-3830
4-21-5-2


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3BR/BA HOUSE NEAR CAMPUS.
Large fenced yard. 506 NW 34th St. Rent
$1200/mo. Call 335-5424.
See: www.bellaproperties.net 4-26-8-2

1 BLOCK TO UF
01112 SW 4th Ave. 2BR/1 BA $800/mo.
1BR/1BA $600/mo 03416 NW 7th Ave
3BR/2BA $1175/mo. Contact Michael 331-
2100 4-26-7-2

Room avail, in Campus Lodge.
Aug'06-Aug'07. $489/mo, utils incl. Fully
furnished 4BR/4BA. Call Matt for details,
321-537-2010. 4-20-3-2

Spacious 1 Bd Condo
New appliances, W/D, cegmamic tile fir, 4
blocks to Shands and UF, Available May 1
$680. + Deposit, 371-9520. 4-26-6-2

3BR/2BA 515 NW 51st. St Near Gainesville
Health & Fitness. Fireplace, screened lanai,
garage, W/D. Avail. Aug. 1st. $1275/mo. Call
333-9874. 4-26-6-2


S 3BR/2BR 3401 NW 7th PI. Over 2000 sq
ft. large living, dining & family rooms. W/D,
O. Great location. $1300/mo. Avail Aug. 1st.
SCall 333-9874. 4-26-6-2

$270/mo 1BR. 1 blk from UF. Avail May 5.
Lease summer only or until end of fall '06.
Perfect opportunity for spring '07 study
abroad students not wanting 1 yr. lease.
305-389-2209 or email miguel08@ufl.edu
4-26-6-2

1 BLOCK TO UF/ STADIUM!
cute 3/2 house avail Aug. 1 W/D, bar, huge
yard included. Make $200 + on game days
r parking cars. $1800/mo. Call 219-6209. 4-
25-5-2


AVAILABLE NOW! Nice 2BR/1 BA apt. Close
to camus and convenient to everything. $450/
mo. Call Richard 371-4367. 5-25-10-2

*** 0.8 MILES TO UF***
Historic apts. & houses. Near downtown 1-4
BR, wood firs, high ceilings. $325-950/mo.
214-9270. 8-16-30-2


SW 20, Mill Run Townhouse. 2BR/2.5BA.
New paint, tile, washer/dryer, couples small
family, grad students preferred. $750/mo.
S 328-1655. www.geocities.com/millrunapt.
4-26-6-2


For Rent
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Beautiful home for rent Recent Remodel!
4/2 with tile floors, alarm, W/D, and upgraded
kitchen appliances $1600/mo 735 NW 36 St.
Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2

814 NW 11th Ave 1/1 $525/mo. Charming
duplex with hardwood floors and fenced
yard. Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2

Amazing home for rent 3/1 $1500 utilities inc,
pool & lawn care, has sun deck, bar, party
room, pool and fenced yard. Campus Realty
692-3800 4-26-5-2

6428 NW25th Terr- 1/1 $400 Cute Northpoint
Villas Condo for rent avail. 5/31/06 tile floors
W/D hook ups, reserved parking. Campus
Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2

Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas. All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-1-2

Aug 1st walk/bike to UF. Huge old 5BR/2BA.
Remodeled, fenced, W/D, wired. Pets?
$1250/mo. Lease, deposit. ALSO 3BR/1BA
near UF AVAILABLE NOW $895/mo. Call
941-870-3425 6-6-12-2

**STUDENTS**
1,2, & 3BR Houses &Apartments
Near campus. Pets arranged. Call 371-3260
5-30-10-2

$600/mo, Very quiet spacious, spotless,
safe, near UF/downtown. Adorable 2BR,
W/D hookups, pvt patio, ceiling fans, green
space, busline, parking, 1824 NW 10th St.
No pets. 376-0080 5-16-6-2

$500/mo Very quiet, spacious, spotless,
safe, near UF/downtown, adorable 1BR/
1BA, carpeted, large private patio, ceiling
fans, greenspace, busline, parking 1807 NW
10th St. No pets 376-0080 5-16-6-2


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Only national service of its kind. No mat-
ter the need, you can find it here! Free to
register! Visit: www.SubleaseAuction.com
4-6-20-3

DESPERATE sublease in the Laurels. 1BR,
Ig walk-in closet, upstairs w/balcony in BR.
Reduced to $300/mo + utils, leasee will pay
assignment fee. Please call 352-476-3860 or
email smonroe@tampabay.rr.com.4-26-26-3

1BR/BA in 2BR/2.5BA NEW townhouse.
Furnished, W/D, internet included. $600/mo
+ utilities. 3 blocks to campus. Avail May-
Aug. email Call Whit 561-346-4954 4-21-
23-3

LEXINGTON CROSSING
Bedroom w/ private bathroom May thru
August $400/month Everything is included
GREAT DEAL 954-610-4120. David 4-26-
21-3

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
4-26-25-3

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 icheng@bellsouth.net. 4-
20-20-3

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-
808-1814 4-26-21-3

** 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).
4-26-21-3

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


01 Subleases

WALK TO SCHOOL/SWAMP summer sub-
lease 1BR Avail., in house. W/D, wireless
internet, parking, furn./unfurn. $300/mo. w/o
util. OBO Call 352-246-1379. 4-26-21-3
The Polos
2BR/2BA. Unfurnished. W/D
May June July. $600/mo + util.
Call 239-887-1342
email sylviar484@gmail.com 4-6-5-3
Summer sublease avail. May-Aug for $295/
mo. 1 BR/ 1BA in 3/3. Call Brittany at 239-
699-4594. 4-20-15-3
Female 1BR/1BA @ Countryside. May 8
-Aug 5 w/Aug free. $393/mo all util incl. Fully
furn, 9, 35 bus. Pool, gym. Call Lauren 352-
870-9902 4-21-15-3
2BR/1BA apt available. May 15th $589/mo.
Homestead 352-335-1572 or 239-671-8399
4-26-18-3
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. 4-21-13-3
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
321-228-1469 4-26-15-3
Beautiful Summer Sublease. 1BR/IBAAvail.
in 4BR/4BA. Close to campus. On bus route.
Pool, jacuzzi, basketball, gym. $375/mo.
Utils. & wireless incl. Call (305) 394-1459.
4-26-14-3
*May-Aug lease in Oxford Manor*
Quiet 2/2 unfum. $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-
14-3
$$BONUS$$
Female Sublease May to Aug. 1BR/1BA in a
3BR/3BA2 story unit at the Laurels (upstairs
w/balcony) Extra clean! Price negotiable. All
utils incl. Call 386-454-1363, 352-262-7170.
4-26-14-3

WALK/BIKE TO UF! 1BR/BA Avail. May-Aug
in 2 BR/BA apt. fully furn all utils + internet
W/D DW incl. $450 OBO (352) 262-6824,
mferrol4@ufl.edu. 4-26-14-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
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
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 4-21-10-3

AUGUST FREE
Gainesville Place sublease May-Aug. 1/1 in
a 4/4. $350/mo includes utils, cable/internet,
furn. No roommates 321-624-7913, Laura
4-21-9-3
Summer sublease 3BR's in 3BR/3BA in
StoneridgeApts. Close to UF & Butler Plaza.
Very spacious & only $360/mo + 1/4 utils.
Move-in dates & price flexible. /A4s! late
April-July 26. Call Jen 561-809-8933 4-
24-10-3
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!!!
4-24-10-3


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S Subleases


Male @ Oxford Manor. 1BR/1BA in 3BRI
3BA. Furnished starting May thru August
7. $420/mo. Great amenities. Call Alex
786-897-6965 4-26-11-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/BA Apartment
in The Landings on SW 13th St.. $360/mo
plus utilities. Call Scott at 352-514-4356.
Avail immediately. 4-25-10-3

$376 1BR/share 1BA in 4BR/3BA Campus
Club Apts. Poolside building. June July,
Aug lease. Call 352-870-3234 or Email
prspAp@gmail.com for further information
.Ask for Jay. 4-26-11-3

1BR/1BA in Gainesville Place. Male room.
Lease is from May -Aug. $350/mo. Call 941-
219-9099 4-26-11-3

1BR/1 BA at The Laurels. May to Aug. $775
Price negotialbe. WID, wireless internet,
pool, Pets welcome. Call Rachel at 772-
473-7475 4-26-11-3

Walk to campus. Sublease for summer
Windsor Hall furn, private bath, kitchenette. 1
or 2 students, M/F. We pay $625/mo will sub
for $425/mo. Call 239-571-5789 4-26-11-3

Summer sublease 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA
Live in the Laurels furn/unfurn, W/D, all utils
incl. $450/mo. 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 4-
26-12-3

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 215-901-8311or Arielle 215-620-0034
4-26-5-3

****LIVE DOWNTOWNoooo
1BR summer sublease Arlington Square full
amenities; next to Drangonfly & Starbucks
PH: 328-4189 ; Josh.manning@yahoo.com
4-26-10-3

Walk less than 1/2 mile to campus! Stay May
8th thru Aug. 18th. Pay for only 3 months.
$391MO Incl. internet, cable, utils. Fully furn.
in 4BR/2BA. Huge backyard, wood floors.
'all Noel @ 352-375-4635 4-26-10-3

SUMMER sublease furnished
Negotiable price- cheap! 28th & Univeristy
786-200-0483 4-26-10-3

1BR/1BA apt. downtown-avail May-July,
$550/mo, utils incl, unfurn,-May rent free,
walk to buses, Hippodrome, downtown
bars & restaurants. Call Kate 262-4876
4-26-10-3

BEAUTIFUL VICTORIA STATION
Summer sublease May Mid Aug 2BR/
2.5BA. Tile floor, W/D, free internet. $350/
each + utils OBO. 352-262-2439 4-26-10-3

Countryside Apartments
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
4-21-7-3

Sublease 1BR in 2BR/1BA May 1 to July 31.
Option to renew. Sun Key SW 16th Ave. Bus
#16. $200/mo + 1/2 elec. No Deposit! Call
352-871-8199 4-20-6-3

Summer sublease @ Lexington Crossing.
1/1 in a 3/3, fully furnished, util, pool, hi spd
internet, cable, $325/mo. Call Erica @ 904-
716N,8 4-26-10-3
1BR apt in Frederick Gardens avail May 1.
Call Maryann at 386-747-7202 4-26-9-3

ESTATES 1BR in 3/3 from May Aug.
Discounted at $400/mo OBO. Includes ev-
erything. Furn or Unfurn. Call Rob 352-665-
4990 4-20-5-3

Summer sublease @ Campus Lodge. 1 BR/
1BA in 2BR/2BA. Third floor, furnished, util,
cabli, ethernet, and much more all incl.
Great View. $480/mo. Matt 954-591-2349
4-20-5-3


9U Subleases


1 BLOCK BEHIND SWAMP
Looking Glass summer sublease. W/D, inter-
net etc, $450/mo 561-339-1219 4-26-9-3

WALK TO CLASS!
Looking Glass Apts. 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA.
W/D, internet included. $470/mo + utils. Call
407-920-3173 45-26-9-3

Summer sublease May-July 31. $419/mo.
Studio behind Butler Plaza. Nice quaint apt.
near bus stop. Call 708-370-2002 or email at
acojuang@ufl.edu. 4-20-5-3

Live on your own for the summer 1/1 on NW
4th Ave near stadium. Avail May 1st. $375/
mo. Call 321-354-4534 to see. Pets allowed!
Rent Negotiable. 4-20-4-3

SUBLEASE @ CAMPUS LODGE $375/mo
Utils, W/D units, cable, pool & gym incl.
sean2124@hotmail.com or call 850-217-
9836 4-20-5-3

200 STEPS to NORMAN HALL & 13th ST.
Avail May possible renew far fall. Central
H/A. Studio, tile floors. $350/mo. Great
Location. Call John 1-352-816-0303 4-26-
8-3

Male college roommate wanted to share
enormous 2BR/2BA on bus rte. Camelot
Apts. Pool, clubhouse, fully furn, no radon,
NS, $430/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Randy 561-
213-2899 or 561-866-7958 4-21-5-3

University Glades
Female 1BR/1BA in 3/3 furnished, walk-
in closet, all util incl. May-Aug $480/mo,
Pay only June & July! 407-970-9072 or
lisa23@ufl.edu. 4-21-5-3

Summer sublease @ Stoneridge. 1/1 in 4/4.
$400/mo all utils incl. Cable/Internet. Fum/
unfurn. Dates flexible. W/D & walk-in closet.
Girls only. Call 832-512-8252 4-21-5-3

1BR/share BA in 4BR/3BA Apt. Campus
Club. Furnished. Incl Everything. May -Aug.
Pool, gym, bball & vball cts. Call Jon 407-
361-7541 $390/mo OBO. 5-18-10-3

** WITH A FRIEND**
for Summer @ The Courtyards. Walk to cam-
pus, furnished,utilities incl, pool. $360 each.
OBO. Call 786-317-0990 4-21-5-3

1BR in 2/1 avail Fall 1600 sq ft townhouse.
All incl rent furnished @ Courtyards $525/mo
female only. 300 ft to campus. Call 704-985-
2476 or mandyrh@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3

1BR apt available May 7, Aug 20 big back
yard, quiet, furnished, nice. Cable internet
included. Very close to UF. $400. Call 352-
562-1424 Pets ok. 4-21-5-3

CAMPUS LODGE $375/mo
May-Aug, All util/cable incl, fully furn
w/private bath, ethernet, W/D, pool, gym,
tan beds, comp lab, 352-283-1773 or
jerry017@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3

*5 BLOCKS TO UFe
& bars. 1BR in 3BR/2BA. $340/mo.
Cable/wireless. NW 14th St. & 5th Ave.
Call 352-514-5548 4-25-6-3

3 MINS TO UF 1BR in 3BR only $300/mo +
utils. Spacious, furnished house with park-
ing, porch, yards, and more. On SW 3rd Ave.
May 1 Aug 31 dates flexible. Call Amanda
at 850-591-5854 or email mandiep@ufl.edu
4-21-5-3

1 BR/1BA in Tivoli Apt Avail from Apr 23 to
July 25. $345/mo on 13 bus, incl all utils,
cable, W/D; gym & pool free in Apt. Big
discount for rent will be given to early re-
sponse. Negotiable. Call 352-392-9285 or
kjwangl28@yahoo.com 4-21-5-3

Sublease May 7 Aug 7. Oxford Manor.
1/1 in a 3/3. Fully furnished; cable, utilities
incl. $450 OBO. Call Kate at 312-718-7737
4-26-8-3

2 FEMALES NEED A 3rd
1 Block to UF. 1227 SW 4th Ave, Apt 1. 1BR
in 3BR apt. $350/mo. Avail now for summer.
Call Richard 331-0590 or 514-5060 cell. 4-
26-8-3

Summer sublease @ Lexington 1BR/1BA
in 4BR/4BA. $450/mo. Avail May thruy Aug.
price negotiable!! Everything included. Call
727-776-3380 orjoshf44@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3


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) aIl Subleases


Live with your friends! 1 or 2BR summer sub-
lese available to females in Gainesville Place
Apts. All amenities and utilities included.
Great deal! 352-871-3649 4-26-8-3

University Commons $390/mo incl.. utils. 1
or 2 rooms avail. Close to campus. Call
Whitney 239-470-1734 4-20-3-3

New 3 Story Townhouse 2BR/2BA avail in
a 4BR/4.5BA from 5/12 to 7/31 1 blk from
campus. $900 per bdrm everything incl. 407-
484-9681 4-26-7-3

FREE MAY RENT @ Windsor Park Apts.
1BR/1BA in 3/3. May 6-Aug. All utilities
and W/D included. Pets OK. or email
ruizalice@hotmail.com
4-24-5-3

$296 at Greenwich Green
Female roommate wanted. 1BR in 3BR, W/
D, fully furnished. 321-626-3885 4-26-7-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
The Courtyards 1BR in 4BR apt. Walk to
campus, $375/mo fully furnished, all utils
+ internet incl. Call John 603-233-8140
4-26-7-3

UNIV HEIGHTS $319/MO
2 BR avail in 2/1. 1.5 blocks to campus
furnished. MAY-AUG. 301-221-7666 4-
26-7-3

Huge 1 BR/1BA in 4BR @Stoneridge. Avail
May-July. $343/mo +utils. Male preferred.
Free wireless internet. Gym, pool, W/D, ten-
nis. Call Alyssa @ 863-944-3320 4-20-3-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA located at 3461 SW 2nd
Ave. Walk to UF, minutes from Oaks Mall.
$415/mo w/partial repayment of deposit.
Call Jack at 281-7845 4-24-5-3

GAINESVILLE PLACE
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. W/D, cable, ethernet,
all utils incl. Negotiable. Call Mike 941-313-
0242 4-26-7-3

GAINESVILLE PLACE
Aug FREE. $375/mo negotiable. 1BR/1BA
in 4BR/4BA. Furnished May-Aug. Includes
EVERYTHING. Call Tiffany. 727-743-4150 or
tiff1984@ufl.edu 4-26-7-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
May 10-Aug 10. Fully furnished 1/1 in 4/4
Gainesville Place. $400/mo. May and Aug
FREE! Call Oya 863-370-9601 4-20-3-3

**10 BLKS'TO UF**
Historic Victorian House. Quaint 1BR/1BA
apts. High ceilings, wood floors, ceiling fans,
AC/Ht. $475/mo avail now -Aug 1st. 225 SW
3rd Ave. Some pets ok. 376-2184 5-30-36-3

Summer Sublease
25 steps from campus, Norman Hall $325/
mo + utils. OBO. Fully furnished. Call 352-
281-0899 or aprouse@ufl.edu. 3 rooms
avail. 4-25-5-3

1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA $ 325/mo. OBO utili-
ties incl. @ Boardwalk avail. Early/mid May.
Pets welcome. Call 407-738-2169 for details.
4-26-6-3

Summer Sublease
Spacious 1BR in 4BR house off University on
16th & 3rd. Furnished, Everything included.
$400/mo OBO. Walk to bars. Call Tracy 954-
605-4495 4-26-6-3

Sublease 2BR/1BA 2-story apt. $470/mo.
Now until July 31st. Option to renew. Free
internet. Less than 1 mile to campus. Eric
328-6753. 4-26-6-3

COTTAGE-STYLE HOUSE
Summer sublease May 1-Aug- renew avail.
1BR/1BA- NW 27th ST. Pets ok. $550/mo.
757-748-8999 Iv. msg. 4-26-6-3

Female for 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. 4-26-6-3

3 Furnished rooms in 4BR/4BA condo. All
utils, cable w/HBO, and hi-speed internet
incl. $400/mo. Avail. May 1. 352-494-2394.
5-25-10-3

1,2, or 3BR in 4BR apt. at the Courtyards.
$400/mo. Pool, laundry, close to campus.
Girls only. 813-368-5846. 5-25-10-3


August'06 to May'07
$699/mo + util. for a 2BR/1.5BA townhouse
@ Oakforest. NO security -deposit + pets
welcome. Call Tracie @ 352-283-3717. 5-
18-8-3

***** Studio on NW 8th Ave *****
Bright, Clean, Beautiful, & Close to campus.
Reduced to $375/mo. May 15th July 31st.
w/option to sign new lease in Aug. Call 375-
2362 or rolls@ufl.edu. 4-25-5-3

1BR with bathroom & shower. 4BR apt.
Kitchen & common room. Roomy. Utilities
included. Sublease all summer. Price nego-
tiable. 954-701-6020. 4-26-6-3

LEXINGTON $300/mo.
4BR/4BA. any or all. furn, unlim. util., ether-
net, cable and more! Call (305) 321-7825.
4-26-6-3.

SUBLEASE FOR SUMMER
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. 3 Blocks behind
Swamp Restaurant. Rent negotiable. W/D,
pool, balcony. Call Michelle 850-865-2776.
4-24-4-3

Summer Sublease. Avail. May-Aug. at the
Estates. Rent Negotiable. Nice apt. On the
pool but not poolside. Avail for lease for
following school year. Contact Michelle 871-
2307. 4-26-6-3
**Walk to Class"*
1 or 2 furn. BR's. Avail for May-Aug. sublet
in 3 BR. house at 321 NW 26th St. Big
rooms,- hardwoods, new appliances. $350
+1/3 utils. Call Josh 850-284-7511. Price
neg. 4-26-6-3

Avail immed thru July 31st. M/F to fill 1 BR/BA
in a spacious 3BR/2BA house. Huge, fenced
in backyard. W/D included. Inernet/cable.
$300 + 1/3 utilities. Will work w/animals. No
sec. deposit. Call Amanda at 561-629-3102.
4-26-6-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Cobblestone. Avail
May 1st -Aug 8th (or any part of) $300/mo
negotiable. Furnished, W/D, DW, microwave.
Gated community. On bus rte. Call 305-281-
3151 4-26-5-3

One mile from UF Campus Edge furnished
1BR/1BA. Washer & dryer, male/female April
- August $425/mo price negotiable 386-843-
1208 or brendtm@ufl.edu. 4-26-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE avail May-July, Univ
Heights, 1BR, clean, safe, walk to UF, cheap
utilities, call Monica for more details! 561-
603-6492 4-26-5-3

Summer Sublet May-Aug $325/mo
Roommate needed for Huge Bedroom
in fully furnished 2BR/1BAApt
Near Campus, Pool & gym, Pets welcome
305-542-5626 chenza21@hotmail.com 4-
26-5-3

ROYAL VILLAGE sublease $300/mo, 1BR
for female, May-Aug, all utils incl, fully furn,
Luciana 305-505-6231 or luxi85@yahoo.com
4-26-5-3

Sublease May-Aug 1/1 in a 2/2 furnished all
util included W/D in unit internet cable 2 pools
nice gym all for $459/month last month only
$200. Call 386-937-2860 4-26-5-3

Female @ Oxford Manor 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA. Starting may, 1 mi from campus. $375/
mo w/utilities. Call Evelyn 352-256-2832 for
details. 4-26-5-3

$430/mo all inclusive @ Spyglass Apts. 1BR/
1 BA in 3BR/3BA. Gated & close to UF & mall.
Pool, jacuzzi, gym, etc. Move in whenever to
July 31st. Call 813-390-9173 4-26-5-3


Subleases


1BR avail immed in 2200 sq ft 4BR/4BA
house. Wood deck w/uppper level in large
yard, hot tub, 2 car carport w/garage. $500/
mo w/utils. 1761 SW 35th Ave 772-633-5172
4-26-5-3

Summer sublease. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
in the Estates. 3 friendly girls. $350/mo in-
cludes utils. W/D, tile, internet, pools, gym,
on bus route. 561-251-8842 4-26-5-3

GREAT SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BR in 4BR apt @ The Estates. Fully furn,
pvt bath, located directly on the pool. Avail 5/
8 thru Aug. Price negotiable & incl everything.
Call 352-514-2023 or ccsport@aol.com 4-
26-5-3

$400/mo. 2 month sublease, June/July.
Lexington. Reduced rate. Call 239-398-1756
4-26-5-3

HIDDEN LAKE BR/pvt BA May to Aug. $425/
mo price negotiable. Furnished, internet &
more. Call 813-382-2714 4-26-5-3

Live with a friend this summer. Subleasing
2BR/2BA in Melrose. $375/mo each incl all
utils. 909-629-1646 4-26-5-3

Awesome! University Club 1BR/BA in a
4BR/BA fully furnished, 3 bus routes, valet
trash service, internet, TV, & utilities, 1 price,
May-Aug. Best offer accepted Laure @ 772-
486-3418 4-25-4-3

2BR/2.5BA townhouse in Rocky Point. Price
neg. Very spacious. W/D hookups, pool,
stocked pond, summer sublease. Call 863-
206-2196 ask for Brandon. 4-26-5-3

THE ESTATES 1BR/1BA in 2/2. Pool view.
Pets welcome. All util incl Cable & ethernet.
Female roommate. May-Aug. $545/mo or
negotiable 512-695-5144 4-26-5-3


a ll Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 3354455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-26-72-4

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

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-
26-50-4

2 ROOMMATES WANTED
in 3/3 in rockwood Villas. $500/MO Available
now! Call Jen 954-295-9211 4-26-48-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED. Fully
furn. new home. Close to UF, bus stops
nearby, huge pool & backyard. Wireless in-
ternet, HBO cable, sec. aim, util. incl. $500/
mo. Jacqueline 395-7462 or 941-780-3526
4-26-22-4

Avail May 2 rooms in large house, 1 blk from
13th & University. $300 + split util. Sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact gvll32601@gmail.com
or leave message at 904-513-1431 4-26-
26-4

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
4-26-11-4


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Roommate needed to share 2BR/2BA
Vintage View condo w/grad student. Quiet
and clean community. $495/mo includes all
utils., wireless internet & cable Call Matt
407-702-8019 4-21-20-4

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 lneal67@yahoo.com 309-868-2234
4-21-20-4

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 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 ID req Sat.TV/HBO/SHO, Only in-
terested need apply. Donna 331-2344. 5-
18-20-4

1BR in a 3BR/2BA house in Northwood
Oaks. Fully furn. Hi spd wireless internet,
cable, local phone, W/D, Ig yard, pvt parking.
15 min. from UF. Off bus route $400/mo +
utils. Avail immediately. Call 352-283-2005.
4-26-16-4

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 furn. 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 NEW 4BR/ 4BA CONDO.
Fully furnished common area.
Sorority Row area/WALK TO UF
$495/mo 407-432-0911. 4-26-14-4
Female student to join 2 females for own BR
in attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave, 3
mi. from UF on bus rte. #43, tile hardwood,
$275/mo + 1/3 GRU & HSInternet-digital
cable Avail 5/1, 381-5597 or 332-3852. 4-
26-14-4

$250 room for rent. Close to UF. Cool house.
Great student roommates. Flexible lease.
Easy move in costs. 941-870-3425 6-6-20-4

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-
421-3121 4-24-10-4

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
2-24-10-4

2 females looking for tidy female. Casablanca
West. 2 mi from UF. Close bus stop. $475/mo
incl util. No smoking or pets. 352-846-8168
or 561-329-7231 4-20-7-4

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-
246-6564 4-26-11-4

** FEMALE ROOMMATE SEEKING
THE SAME ASAP! ** Private BR/BA in a
2BR/2BA apt. Fully furnished in University
Commons West. Avail now through August
$375/MO 352-258-1184 4-26-10-4

Male Roommates Needed
4BR/2BA on the corner of 34th and
University. Close to Campus. $350 + utili-
ties!! WOW!! Call David @ 954-817-9101 or
email David@bankonit.com 4-26-9-4

3BR/2BA house, prefer a female roommate.
Fully furn house w/option to furnish room. 10
min to UF. SW neighborhood. Pool, satellite,
internet, good for grad students. $475/mo,
incl utils. Avail July 772-201-9933 4-26-9-4


BR for rent. Duplex in residential NW 10 min
to UF Female needed. $375/mo. Available
now. Pets. Deposits. joelle12@ufl.edu 407-
808-4361 Iv msg. 4-20-5-4

2 female roommates looking for M/F to share
3BR/3BA condo. 1 mi from campus w/bus
route. $275/mo + 1/3 util. Please-call 352-
316-1063 4-26-9-4

BR/pvt BA cony loc, quiet, park-side NE
Gville home. Seek serious F student, NS,
mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/dntwn. Furn if need
$500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3098.
4-26-8-4

Dental student has 2BRs avail in 3BR/2.5BA
townhouse. $290-340/mo + split utils. 2.5
mi from UF Great bus route. W/D in unit.
Comon area furnished. High speed wireless
internet. Poolview. Makaela 239-821-2654
4-26-8-4

M/F, NS, prof/grad student needed for 2BR/
2BA apt. in the Laurels. Dogs ok. Rent nego-
tiable. Call Josh 352-359-3936 4-26-8-4

Cheerful 3BR house near campus w/wooden
floors ROOM available female wanted -
share w/2 fem. students. $320/mo 374-8299.
3436 NW7th-Ave. 4-26-8-4

Roommate needed! Center Ct. Apts. $350/
mo + utilities. 10 min walk from UF Call
ASAP! 561-307-4336 4-21-5-4

Huge home needs 2 roommates. Reg
or master BR. Quiet area, W/D, hi-spd,
den, fam room, bar area, yard serv., near.
UF, 2 bus rts. -$400 + util. 335-4533;
davem@ufl.edu 4-26-8-4

Roommate wanted for Lrg 2Stry house on
NW side. $450 incl everything. Musical/
Artistic/Groovy people pref. Call Ricky
407-616-5544. or richard.m.leon@sfcc.edu.
Check it out! 4-26-7-4

1 NS F needed for 4BR/2BA house
in Northwood Pines No pets. Avail
immed. $350/mo +1/4 utils. Contact
123daisy@excite.com or call 352-384-3905
4-26-7-4

Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BA town-
house. Large BR, huge living space, pool,
fireplace. Cable TV, wireless, W/D, utilities
incl. Must be neat & responsible. $450/mo
352-376-9756. Mwsoto@ufl.edu 5-30-12-4

Quiet Responsible F 4BR/3BA. -Charming,
Spacious brick home with fireplace. 1 min.
to UF. HBO/cable, hi-spd wrls internet, W/D,
storage. Your room furn./unfurn. New carpet
& paint. Close to Publix/CVS 305-282-1897.
4-26-6-4

2 ROOMS AVAILABLE in 4 Br. house; big
house w/pool & deck. In nice neighborhood;
$400/mo; Call Tom 305-323-2090. 4-26-6-4

Furnished 1 BR. w/private bath. Campus
View Condo. Corner 13th &Archer. Wireless
internet. All utils. included. $500/mo. W/D,
Available for summer &/or fall opt. 1 yr. lease.
989-980-2807. 4-26-6-4

1 or 2 GUYS for FALL
4BR/2.5BA House 1 mi from campus
w/hottub. Must like dogs. Call for details.
Amy 352-262-3662 or Katie 407-399-7877
4-20-5-4

Nice rm in shared 3BR/2BA home on NW
10th Ave, 1 mile to UF. $300/mo + 1/3 bills,
free parking; bike/bus, near shops, dwntwn.
Ideal for good student. 352-871-5633 4-
26-5-4

Male college student needs roommate in
4BR/4BA Countryside condo.Own BR/BA,
W/D, high speed internet. Avail now. Close
to campus. $430/mo includes utils. 863-634-
1893 4-26-5-4

Male roommate. 4BR house. 'Walking dis-
tance to UF. Call 630-841-6220 4-26-5-4

WALK TO SWRC! Behind Hilton near K&K,
3BR/2BA condo. Furn, private rooms,
W/D, dishwasher, wireless, pool, patio,
lots of parking! 2 rooms avail now! $285/
mo + 1/3 util. 281-7834 pics & more @
www.geocities.com/timcasey67/ForRentl
4-26-5-4


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

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

NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND
EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF
AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today
Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty
4-26-115-5


*NEW JACKSON SQUARE*
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-200's.
Call Eric Wild 870-9453
4-26-72-5


Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
www.Homes-Near-UF.com
Campus Realty Group 4-26-72-5


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

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

LOOKING TO BUYA CONDO?
Do your homework; check out:
www.CollegeCondominiums.com.
One stop shop with direct links to sites.
Fast, Free, & Easy. LOOK HERE FIRST.
4-26-34-5








INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Summit House
Condos, newly renovated 1 and 2 BR units
starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps
away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med,
Health Sci., etc. & heart of UF. $3,000
Closing Cost Credit w/ Preferred Lenders.
Call Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
at 352-372-5375 or at onsite office 352-376-
2410. 4-26-28-5


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

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

Malore Gardens
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).
4-26-21-5

INCOME PRODUCING
4/4 Condo @ Countryside. Fully furnished,
rented, & appliances. POOL VIEW in $190s.
Call SIDNEY 770-851-1292. 4-26-21-5

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/ ERATrend Realty 4-26-10-5

WALK TO UF .LAW SCHOOL 4BR/2BA
fully renovated house, 1310 sq ft. brand
new kitchen & BA, wd firs, new water heater,
20x40 deck in back yard. Call Marc J. Nakleh,
Campus Realty. 352-235-1576 4-26-8-5

Stunning 2 BR/1.5 BA condo. New tile,
carpet, and paint. Minutes to UF, shop-
ping, 1-75, and on the bus route. Priced at
$119,000. Call American Dreams. Realty,
LLC at (352) 338-7505 4-26-8-5

A place to build your dream home. This 4.39
acre lot has endless potential. Low taxes &
minutes to Gainesville. Priced at $110,000.
Call American Dreams Realty, LLC at (352)
338-7505 4-26-8-5

Be marveled by this 2 BR/1.5 BA, condo.
Equipped with corner fireplace, a screened
in porch, simulated wood floors, & alarm
system. Priced at $121,900. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505 4-26-
8-5

This 3BR/2BA split-plan home located in the
Orlando area. A must see. Home is close
to shopping and zoned for GREAT schools.
Priced at $324,900. Call American Dreams
Realty,LLC (352) 338-7543 4-26-8-5

CLOSE TO CAMPUS, ON BUS ROUTE.
COMPLETELY REMODELED 2BR/1BA.
$104,900. Call Matt Price, Campus Realty
352-281-3551. 4-26-5-5

UNIVERSITY TERRACE GAINESVILLE
4 BR/4BA condo. W/D, pool, buslines, great
location. Leased through July. $179,500.
John 786-436-1657. 4-26-6-5







LOOKING GLASS Condominiums Just
1 block north of the Stadium and Library
West. You'll be out of bed & in class in 5
minutes. Forget the bus. No parking hassles.
Campus, the stadium and great restaurants
are steps away. AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN
GET! Call our sales office at 352-264-3783
or Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-264-3800 4-26-6-5

1BR/1BA condo, 2 miles from UF, ground
floor, quiet & attractive inexpensive -living
$79,000. 373-3964 or 386-462-3066 5-30-
10-5

Large, very nice 3BR/2BA townhouse. Pool
facilities. In Marchwood. Close to UF, Mall
Butler Plaza. $156,000. Call 954-298-7591
4-26-5-5


I |I Furnishings )


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BRAND NEW FURNITURE
****Shop On-lineOO**
Mattress Sets $169
5pc. Bedroom Sets $495. -
And Much More! Delivered to your door!
www.gowfb.com Check it out!
Or call (352) 376-1600 4-26-72-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
4-26-72-6

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 14lVien-
ergy efficient'with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 4-26-72-6

**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
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S Furnishings matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
Ss ) in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow- 426-726
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490 Classifieds...
will deliver. 4-26-72-6 Continuedon nextpage.
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22, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006


a Furnishings


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

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

Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, eap'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
4-26-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
4-26-72-6

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 4-26-72-6

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

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

OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 OSingle sets$39 *King
sets Iip,,from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
1-26-63-6

25" color TV $55 dining table & 4 chairs $85.
windowA/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-
26-15-6

STACKABLE WASHER & DRYER.
Dependable, time-saving and soon to be
your best friend! 6' x 2' x 80" deep, white,
good cond. $200 OBO. Heidi 813-841-4436
4-20-5-6

* FUTON $100/OBO
* POOLTABLE $250/OBO
Fairly new, good condition. Contact Daniella
@ 262-7523 4-20-5-6
Glass top dining room table & 2 chairs $80, 2
matching glass top end tables $25, matching
coffee table $30, black entertainment center
$20, 25" color TV $40, light gray couch $75,
brown 2 pc dresser set/mirror $30, 316-5334
4-21-5-6,

FOOTBALL TABLE
Standard size. Classic look, light wood.
Excellent condition. Paid $575. Will take
$375 OBO. 941-726-3514 4-24-5-6

MOVING SALE!
We are selling all household items. See
www.impink.nl/bye for details. 4-26-6-6

MOVIlNSALE- Office Furniture! Matching
Set: computer Corner Desk w/hutch + file
$200 obo Lg Desk w/ hutch $150 obo. 5
Shelf bookcase $50 obo. 352-338-9997.
4-25-5-6


Ill Computers


CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/srvice 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 9-4-72-7


ll Computers







4-26-68-7

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







8-16-89-7

Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7

"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
Networkspecialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-26-56-7







12-6-118-7

Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
www.gainesvillecsi.com
Refer to this ad for 10% off 12-6-118-7

Fixes Computers
Experienced specialist W/A+ cert. will fix
your computer off/onsite at great rates. Call
359-1862 or visit www.floridatechdiva.com
for rates. 4-20-5-7


*a Electronics



*a l Bicycles

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

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


W* For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10

BOOKS FOR SALE
Thousands of books in all categories. Call for
Directions to our warehouse. (352) 378-6370.
4-26-16-10

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

FOR SALE
BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN
Visit my website
www.bobbrackin.com 8-31-41-10

MENS SUITS
+free tie $159.40/42 L, 34/36"W, 30" inseam.
Polo, St. Laurent + more! Orig. $300 -$500
now $159 CREDIT or CASH. 352-219-8560
4-26-7-10


For Sale 1


Sell your stuff at Gainesville's newest
flea market. Behind Satchel's Pizza. On
Saturday starting May 13th 8 AM-12 PM.
Call 395-6622. 4-26-6-10

Birkenstock, Teva, Merrell, Dansko,
Mephisto, Finn Comfort, and More. 10% Off
w/Coupon Code: GTR406. 1-800-336-6657;
www.happyfeet.com 4-26-5-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds]

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

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

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, 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
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville
competitor's prices on similar models. 4-
26-72-11

***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
4-26-35-11

**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.
4-26-26-11

1997 CBR 600 F3
Black/orange. Must sell $3900/OBO. Call
727-742-9001. Leave message. 15K. 4-
21-7-11

Scooter For Sale
2005 Tuohe only 19 mi. $1200/obo. Contact
Michelle 407-451-0364 4-26-7-11


*m Autos


*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
4-26-72-12

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

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

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

BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
4-26-70-12


WI Autos

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

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-
12

1996 FORD T-BIRD Red, 2 door, auto-
matic, power windows, A/C works great,
AM/FMICD player, tinted windows, clean
& in good cond. 145k mi. graduating stu-
dent $2500/OBO Call Frant 352-328-5136
4-26-4-12


31 Wanted


THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
4-26-68-13

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 4-26-68-13

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

The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking
volunteers to become Crisis Line Counselors.
Sixty hours of in-depth training are provided.
This is an opportunity to impact the lives
of fellow community members and to gain
life-enhancing communication skills. The
next training class begins Saturday, May 20,
2006. Please contact Dana Myers at 264-
6779 or visit http://crisiscenter.alachua.fl.us
for more information. 5-18-14-13


f | Help Wanted

This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings

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alligator


What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
and you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to be come an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(this is a non-paid spring position
requiring 10-12 hours per week)
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or SFCC student availableJto
work both spring & summer and are eager
to gain valuable sales experience, stop by
the Alligator. 1105 W. University Avenue, to
fill out an application and a class schedule
by April 21, 2006. We will contact you for an
interview opportunity to get your career jump
started! EEO/AA. 4-21-23-14

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-26-72-14


mI Help Wanted

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14

CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-26-72-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
26-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-26-72-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
26-72-14

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

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

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
352-378-9204
4-26-72-14

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

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

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

GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery ex-
perts & outgoing, friendly customer svc reps.
Apply online or at our Jonesville location at
14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp necessary.
Will train the right people! 333-3333 4-
26-72-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
4-26-72-14

Summer Jobs
*$2100
*Co-Ed Camp
OSeven weeks
*Room and Board Included

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







THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 23


DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Earn between $14-$20/hrI Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Julian 379-3663
4-26-73-14

MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now. hiring
Flyer Distributors $7.50/hr, Drivers $10-
12/hr, Pizzamakers $7/hr Apply at 3458 W.
University Ave. Call 376-6433 or 871-3368
4-26-72-14

Call center needs experienced telephone
agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St.
Applyin person M-F 9am-4pm 4-26-71-14

FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS WANTED
Work from the convenience of your loca-
tion. Brainfuse is provider of supplemental
services to US students grade 3-12. Send
resumes to jobs@brainfuse.com *Bilingual
preferred. 4-26-56-14






P-,RADI-.
Nemar eeryweeryisa wan ta be
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
Growing
& Dynamic Co.
Career Advancement!
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
email: employment@teamparadigm.com
www.teamparadigm.com
4-26-55-14

400 counselors & instuctors needed!
Co-ed summer camps in Poconos, PA.
Topi salary, travel paid, best staff.
1-800-488-4321 4-26-55-141

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

DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
2442 4-26-34-14

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
6-1-37-14

HELP WANTED- Valid driver's license re-
quired. Local moving and storage company.
Apply at 505 NW53rd Ave. Gainesville 374-
4791 5-30-34-14

TCG Phone Reps needed ASAP
evenings and Wkends. Must be articulate.
and reliable 371-5888 ext 111 or 4112 NW
22nd Dr. 5-30-31-14

Web Programming Contractor -
ASP, ASP.net, VB Script, C#, SQL knowl-
edge. $25+ per hour. Email resume to:
jobs@352media.com 4-26-26-14

Camp Counselors needed for great over-
night camps in the Pocono Mtns. of PA.
Gain valuable experience while working with
children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with
athletics, swimming, A&C, drama, pilates,
archery, gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes
course, nature, and much more. Office &
Nanny positions also available. Apply on -line
at www.pineforestcamp.com. 4-26-26-14

HIRING LIFEGUARDS at $7.25/hr,
SWIM INSTRUCTORS at $7.60/hr.
Call 352-393-8358 for more information and
training schedule. 8-10-49-14

LANDSCAPERS NEEDED FT/PT
* VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE A MUST 0
Call 352-222-1904. 4-26-26-14


G8RBAY.com
* Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs &
Competitive $ eBay Exp Preferred. 0
Transportation Required Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 4-25-25-14

Attention All Majors: Summer Internship
still avail. Bus & Mgmt training. Aug profit
- $8484, 3hrs credit. Call for info session,
Dahnell Clervil 352-258-5807 South
Western. 4-26-25-14

VALET PAiKING
FT and PT. Flexible hours, will work around
schedule. Must be customer oriented and
dependable. Call or leave message for
Andy 1-888-463-1954 ext. 205- Good pay!
4-26-23-14

Are you energetic and motivated? Are
you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5pm Monday through
Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
4-21-19-14

*DANCERS NEEDED*
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 4-26-20-14

Part-time lab techs needed for routine
microbiology analysis. Send resume to
janies@abcr.com or fax to 378-6483 4-26-
18-14

Camp counselors, lifeguards (will train),
nurses, arts/crafts director, equestrian staff.
Min. age 18. Salary + meals & housing. 6/5-
7/30. dridgway@girlscouts-gateway.org or
800-347-2688 or EOE/DFWP 4-26-17-14

DcIhah To ,h Hinh Rhnnl ninlnm t Ipct
1 yr. exp. working w/chnuren; murDt ao BR
to work shift-work, wkends & holidays, bkgrd
ck reqd. Call btwn. 9AM-1PM 352-378-7074.
4025 NE 1st Terr., G'ville, FL 32609 4-26-
16-14

RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
Year-round hourly work
No Experience Necessary
$8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 1-888-242-RGIS 4-26-16-
14

Hiring Camp Counselors!make a difference
in someones life. Residential counselors
needed, salary, room/board. Apply today &
start on May 21. Download an application
www.campchallengefl.com or 352-383-4711.
4-26-15-14

$$ NANNY JOBS $$
Start Now/ May/ Fall
Plan Ahead: NOAH'S ARK
NANNY 376-5008. 4-26-14-14

REAL NANNIES NEEDED
AM'S/ PM'S MWF/TTH
NOAH'SARK 376-5008. 4-20-10-14

PT NANNY NEEDED
for adorable-3 month old: June 1.
WHERE IS MARY POPPINS?
NOAH'S ARK: 376-5008. 4-20-10-14

AFTERNOON NANNIES
5 Jobs Now
$8/hr and up
NOAH'SARK 376-5008. 4-20-10-14

TCBY Now Hiring
All Shifts. Apply in person @ Thornebrook
Village location & 34th St. location in the
Crispers Center. 4-26-14-14

MED SCHOOL APPLICANTS
Clinical Assistant Needed for full time patient
care. Will train. Email resume to Dr. Levy
afn22025@cox.net. 4-26-14-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal FT/PT. Salary + comm.
Saturday Required Fax Resume: 374-7293
4-26-12-14


E ll Help Wanted


Wanted:
Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators,
Wannabe Gators &
Even NeverWannabeGators
For Part Time Inside Sales at
Infinite Energy.
Salary and Commission.
Flexible daytime hours.
Call Brad at 331-8837, ext 3125 between
5pm and 7pm on Tuesdays &.Thursdays,
or send resume to
wehavejobs@infiniteenergy.com
Immediate need.
Earn money for the beach this summer.
EOE/AA/MFDV
4-26-13-14

Engineering Intern PT for Oral Care
Company in Alachua. Flexible 15+ hours/wk.
Optional FT summer. Must be dependable.
CAD knowledge a plus. Call 386-418-1551
4-21-10-14

SALES CONSULTANT
Full time.' Send resume to: HR@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 4-26-12-14

Sun Country Sports is hiring at both locations.
Rock Wall manager, gymnastics coaches,
office staff & summer camp counselors.
Download app at www.suncountrysports.com
Bring to either location. 4-24-10-14

Busy dealership is in need of a positive &
friendly individual as our PT receptionist for
weekends & evenings. Apply in person at
Gainesville Ford. 4-26-11-14

EXPERIENCED
SWIM LESSON INSTUCTORS
needed for summer. Call Jill @ 335-0518
4-26-11-14

Help wanted. Apply in person.
Mancino;s Pizzas & Grinders.
5717 SWTower Rd. 4-25-10-14-
Www.,Juut-i.aui o..~.,,
Applicants needed ASAP.
Apply online today.
Our clients are in needed of
employees right away. 4-26-11-14

Clubhouse Grill Hiring waitstaff & kitchen
staff Both day & night shifts. Accepting appli-
cations between 2-4pm weekdays. 5112 NW
34th St. Across from YMCA 4-25-10-14

COLD STONE CREAMERY of Gainesville
is hiring a General Manager. Competitive
salary, bonus, benefits & vacation. Email
resume to ColdStone@GatorZone.com.
4-21-8-14

BEAT THE HEAT!!!
In the Mountains of North Carolina, work
outside wlkids! Good role models wanted
1-800-551-9136 www.campcarolina.com
4-26-10-14

Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be able
to work weekends, breaks, and holidays.
Stop by for an application 1510 NW 13th
St. 4-26-8-14

Part-time nanny needed for two children
in our home. Tuesday and Thursday.
Transportation needed. Please call Traci @
352-258-1561 4-26-10-14

TUTOR POSITIONS
The UF Teaching Center is accepting ap-
plications for Business, Engineering, Math,
Physics & Science tutors. Call 392-2010 or
apply online at www.teachingcenter.ufi.edu.
4-21-7-14

ABSOLUTELY
THE BEST SUMMERJOB EVER!
www.debtfreestudents.com 4-26-10-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Fast-paced call center seeks enthusiastic
team players. Flexible hours! Apply in person
M-F.9am-4pm. 1830 NE 2nd St. 8-16-29-14

Childcare needed for 8 & 9 year olds in Haile.
Mid-May to Aug. Monday & Thursdays 7am-
6pm. Fridays-alternating 7:30pm-1pm or 11:
30am-5pm. Must have reliable transportation
for driving children to activities. 372-5196
4-26-9-14


S Help Wanted 0 1 Help Wanted


Have the summer of a lifetime. Join us at
Camp Laurel South, a premier summer camp
in Maine. Our Winter Office is in Gainesvile.
We're looking for GATORS to be counselors,
instructors in tennis, basketball, piano ac-
compianist, gymnastics and more. Top fa-
cilities in a family atmosphere. Exc salaries/
amenities. We support internships! Call
331-4600 or visit www.camplaurelsouth.com
4-20-5-14

PT CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Excellent pay. Call 378-8252 4-26-9-14

FISH LOVERS WANTED -
Sales rep for modern fish-only pet store.
* On job training
* Flexible 20+ hrs
* Career opp right individual
REQUIREMENTS:
* Positive attitude, enthflusiasm
* Problem solving skills
* Fish identification & compatibility.
Brief resume to: Karen @ Aquatropics, 2100
SW 34th St. 5-25-13-14

PT Admin Asst needed for Florida Park
Service District office. Position involves
record keeping, data entry, grant research,
coord of volunteer & not-for-profit program.
Fax resume: Brenna Oldham 352-955-2139
4-26-9-14

Spanish-speaking professional with excel-
lent phone skills for online jewelry sales. Call
224-1857 between 1:00-3:00, M-F only. Or
fax resume to 377-0488. 4-26-9-14

SECRETARY needed Gatorfood.com is
looking for personable, responsible, enthusi-
astic, fun people. Must be available to work
summer & weekends. Customer svc exp
helpful. For more info call Meghan 379-3663
4-26-9-14

VOO DOO RESTAURANT& LOUNGE
Now hiring Servers & Dishwasher. Apply
within Tues Fri 6pm 7pm. 112 S. Main
Street. 4-26-9-14

CASINOS
NOW HIRING
Asst Managers, Pizza Makers, Drivers &
Night Sales. Apply within 1710 SW 13th St.
4-26-9-14

SCUB TECH
for busy Dental Office. Room for advance-
ment. Fax resume 375-4268 4-21-6-14

Great opportunity for psych, sp-ed, or ap-'
plied behavior majors. Gain experience
w/autism intervention with 20 year old. One
year commitment. Contact for hours & pay
detail 256-2002. Fax resume 375-4268 4-
21-6-14

PREMIER PRODUCTIONS
is looking for sales/customer service staff.
Please email your resume to and availability
to ssacks@premierparties.com 4-20-5-14

PREMIER PRODUCTIONS is looking for
interns for summer A, B, & C. Finance,
PR, Mktg, Adv, Business. Send resume &
availability to ssacks@premierparties.com
4-20-5-14


* { Help Wanted


SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS
LOCATIONS
Interviewing NOW for jobs beginning August
10th. Leave for the summer knowing you
have a job when you return in the Fall.
ACTIVITY LEADERS $10/HR Bachelor's
desired or successful experience working
with children.
AIDE I-$7.84/hr HS or equiv. Min. 3 yrs.
Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of
training & exp. working with children.
DRUG TESTING REQUIRED -
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
CONDUCTED- AA/EOE.
Call at 955-7766 for information or pick up
application @ 620 E. Univ. Ave (School
Board ofAlachua County) 4-21-6-14


m_


1 Help Wanted


Nanny needed for children & household du-
ties PT during the school year & full time dur-
ing the summer. Must be reliable, honest &
flexible. Prefer NS & one who enjoys outside
activities w/children. Must have own reliable
tranposrt. Please call 222-1891 to disuss
details. 4-21-5-14

University Coimmons is looking for PT leas-
ing agents. Must be available to work thru
the summer & weekends. Experience a plus.
Please call 377-6700 4-26-8-14

CHILDCARE NEEDED for 2 & 4 year old
in our house in west Gainesville. Wed & Fri
8am 6pm summer approximately '2pm-
6pm in fall. $1&/hr + gas money. Must have
car & references, enjoy outdoors, like pets.
Please call 378-0219 or 256-1741 for more
info. 4-26-8-14

LPN wanted full-time for busy urgent care
clinic. No nights or weekends! Great working
environment and generous salary & benefits
package offered. Please submit resumes to
Human Resources at 224-2216 or email to
simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14

X-Ray Technologist full-time for busy multi-
specialty practice in Gainesville.No nights
or weekends required. Excellent salary and
benefits offered. Please fax resumes to
224-2216 or email simedpa@yahoo.com
4-21-5-14

Scheduling Specialist part-time for multi-
physician practice. Must have a working
knowledge of health insurance, including
worker's compensation. Hours are flexible.
Please fax resumes to 224-2216 or email
simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14

Medical Receptionist/Medical Records
wanted part-time. Must have exp with:
check-in/out, medical records and insurance.
Please fax resuems to HR at 224-2216 or
email simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14

NOW HIRING ALL POSITIONS
Apply between 2 & 4pm Mon-Fri, Calico
4-26-8-14 .

SUPERSTAR Sale Associates
Seeking FT/PT agents. Versatile, confident,
polished, computer literate, intelligent, go-
getters that thrive on building relationships,
having fun, fulfilling dreams! Send inquires
to: Admin@AmericanDreamsRealty.ii, 4-
26-8-14

Drivers

Immediate Openings

Want a Great Job AND a Great Salary but
can't drive a bus? No problem!

Earn $11.27/hr driving an RTS bus once
you complete training to get your CDL (or
$14.09/hr, including benefits). Can't drive a
bus? No problem. Earn $10.29/hr while we
train you (or $12.86/hr, including benefits).
Benefits include health insurance, free
life insurance, retirement savings, tuition
reimbursement and much more! A valid
driver's license and a good driving record
(no moving violations within 3 years) are
required. Call the Jobline at 334-5009 or
visit www.go-rts.com.



RTS
REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM
RTS is a Drug Free Workplace and an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Preference in initial appoint-
ment will be given to eligible Veterans and
spouses of Veterans. M/F/DN.
4-21-5-14

Hiring for summer rush. Orange & Blue
Textbooks is seeking PT/FT help for up
coming semester rush. Good people skill
and register experience preferred. S by
store @ 309 NW 13th St. for details & appt.
4-26-8-14

GROG HOUSE
Door staff needed. Call 352-494-2340 for
more info. 4-26-8-14



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24, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006


*W Help Wanted


WAITPERSONS
Experienced & friendly. Evening hours.
Apply in person between 3 and 5pm.
NAPOLATANO'S. 606 NW 75th St.
4-26-7-14

RECEPTIONIST/ TYPIST
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office. PT/FT
available. Flexible hours. Call 372-2051 4-
26-7-14

Advanced Technologies & Testing Lab is
seeking applications for FT/PT Office Asst
and Lab Technician/ Chemist. Please email
your irsume to attl@bellsouth.net or fax to
352-378-0322. 4-21-4-14





Retirement The Way It Should Be!
SERVERS & DISHWASHERS
Part-time
Are you looking for a great place to work
while going to school? The Village, an
upscale retirement community, is looking
for servers and dishwashers to join our
team! Flexible hours, competitive pay, and a
great working environment! 8000 NW 27th
Blvd Gainesville, FL 32606 (across from
7F.C.)352-373-4032 Fax: 352-373-2295For
a complete list of our openings, call our
jobline @ 352-373-4240 jbaker@nfrv.org
EOE/DFWP
4-24-5-14

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Gators gain momentum with shutout against UCF


UF ace Nelson pitched complete game


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Writer

On Monday, UF coach Tim
Walton said he wanted to limit
the opportunities for negative
situations for freshman pitcher
Stac4dy Nelson.
There was nothing negative
-about Nelson's performance
Wednesday.
She pitched a complete-game
shutout as No. 24 UF (34-18, 12-9
Southeastern Conference) won 3-


0 at Central Florida.
Walton said he was pleased
with the performance of his
freshman.
"She had good stuff," he said.
"She got ahead of batters and
gave up a couple singles, but all
in all, she didn't walk anybody
and did a good job pitching."
Nelson also is proud of her
perforrLance and feels her con-
fidence is growing, which is
exactly what needs to happen
for the UF ace with her team just


three weeks away from the SEC
Tournament.
"It definitely felt good to get
back in the groove, to get some
wins on our side
/- before Kentucky
Gators [this weekend],"
Softball Nelson said. "I
S didn't have my
best stuff, but I
felt I had a good
mentality.
"[The hitting] definitely gave
me some time to rest and gave


me a cushion when I was out
there on the mound."
While Nelson kept the Golden
Knights at bay, it was junior out-
fielder Lacy Howard that was
largely responsible for the Gators
at the plate.
In the top of the third, Howard
singled, scoring senior Kristen
Butler and junior Melissa Zick.
Later, Howard was able to
scamper home after an error in
the UCF outfield.
"It's always good to have
all aspects of the game come
together and mold together,"
Howard said. "When we get


all components working well is
when we're our best. That's what
we strive.for at this point in the
season."
Heading into Wednesday
night, Walton hoped for a strong
defensive performance.
After the Gators shut out UCF,
the coaches wish list grew a little
shorter.
"We played good defense, and
that's the name of the game,"
Walton said. "You have to do a
good job limiting opponents to
just three outs and fight through
adversity, and we did that to-
night."


Returning players slumping


BASEBALL, from page 28

three innings for the Gators allow-
ing one run on one hit, while walk-
ing four batters. Josh Edmondson
surrendered two earned runs in 1.2
innings, but picked up the win in
relief.
It was LaCoste's first start since
taking the loss in a 21-4 drubbing
at the hands of South Carolina on
March 26.
Baseball And it was
UF 8 the second time
Florida State 3 in less than
two weeks that
McMahon has
been thrown out of a game.
He was tossed in the seventh
inning in a game against Kentucky
on A ril 8.
'Coach Mac is a guy that is go-
ing to go to bat for his players,"
Dickey said. "You've got to love
that about him."
Now, the Gators have won two
straight games by a combined
score of 23-7.
"Any win at this point in the
season is a momentum builder,"
LaPorta said.


STREAKS SNAPPED: A combina-
tion of UF pitchers held FSU cen-
terfielder Shane Robinson hitless,
ending his 26-game hitting streak
Wednesday night.
While UF second baseman
Adam Davis reached base three
times and scored twice, he also
failed to record a base hit, bringing
his hitting streak to an end at nine
games.
Dickey, however, extended his
team-leading hitting streak to 10
games.

SO MUCH FOR CONSISTENCY: Of
UF's seven regular players who
returned from last year's lineup,
all seven are hitting for a lower
batting average than they did last
season.
Coming into Wednesday night's
game, the player closest to match-
ing last season's numbers was
Adam Davis, who was hitting
17 points lower than last year's
output.
Three players, first baseman
Matt LaPorta, infielder Brandon
McArthur and designated hitter
Stephen Barton, were hitting more
than 70 points behind last year's
pace.


CASEY, from page 28


behind first base, and the call looked fine to
me. McMahon didn't see things my way and
walked onto the field to make sure Manders
was certain of the call. I've seen this before.
McMahon is usually cordial when "arguing"
with an umpire.
I've seen and heard McMahon verbally as-
sault the ump to the tune of: "You're a good
umpire, and I know that you wouldn't try to
intentionally limit any of these student-ath-
letes. I just wanted to let you know that I dis-
agree with the call you just made, and I know
that you'll do better the next time."
There's a better chance that SpongeBob
SquarePants would drop an f-bomb or any
other expletive. McMahon keeps it clean. He
didn't get ejected last season, despite a fiery
display of emotion during the College World
Series. Manders didn't even give McMahon
enough time to compliment his mustache and
ejected the UF coach after about 15 seconds.
In typical UF baseball fashion, the offense
erupted as soon as McMahon was tossed.
Gavin Dickey hit a two-run homer to-
wards the famous FSU circus tent. Bryson
Barber looked like Tony Gwynn as he stroked
a double. Wednesday night was a follow-up
performance for a UF offense that was fit-


tingly resurrected on Easter Sunday, when
the Gators pounded Tennessee 15-4.
The last time McMahon was ejected, the
Gators went on to defeat Kentucky 6-4. In the
CWS, a McMahon tirade sparked a comeback
that would be the biggest win of the season.
Not even FSU's resident cowgirl-tumed-
Playboy model, Jenn Sterger, could distract
UF after lengthy weather delays.
With 15 conference games remaining in the
season, McMahon can still scare the Gators
out of last place and into the Southeastern
Conference Tournament. The Gators will host
three SEC teams with 6-9 records in confer-
ence play Auburn, Georgia and LSU. The
Gators will travel to face Mississippi State (7-
7) and Alabama (10-5).
If the Gators can win eight of those 15
games, the SEC Tournament should be
waiting for them on the horizon. And qual-
ity wins against Miami, Florida State and
Arkansas will earn UF a place in the NCAA
Tournament. Playing well in the postseason
could salvage a disappointing regular season,
and right now, the Gators are one of the most
dangerous teams in the nation.
The Gators have shown that they can re-
main focused while an entire stadium roots
against them. If all else fails, McMahon can
jump-start UF with another non-confronta-
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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 27


Saint Tholen

Santa Fe coach to hang it up after 22 years


By RYAN ACQUAVITA
Alligator Writer

For 36 years, Harry Tholen has watched his players grow.
For 36 years, he's watched them develop not only as ball
players but as human beings as well.
And after 36 years, Harry Tholen, the Santa Fe baseball
coach who turns 63 this month will finally hang up his cleats.
Harry Tholen will be coaching his last game Saturday at 1
p.m: as the Saints host St. John's River Community College at
home.
"I just felt it's the right time," Tholen said. "I've been very
fortunate to work with a lot of great people, a lot of outstanding
players and great assistant coaches. But its time."
SFCC athletics director Jim Keites said that Tholen has set
the standard by which all coaches should be measured.
"He not only is a great communicator and teacher of the
game, but he is an honorable man that has served as a great
ambassador for the college and mentor for many young men,"
Keites said.
Tholen first came to Santa Fe in 1982 as the program's first
head coach and has served in that capacity for all but three
years, from 1986 to 1989.
"This game requires a lot of energy to work with the play-
ers, and I am still in good health," Tholen said. "I just don't
have what I used to have, and I realize that. So I think it's a
good time to step down."
Tholen said he first started pondering retirement when he
turned 60.
"It's not been a continuous process for three years, but it's
something that I've talked about with my family," Tholen said.
"[Since then] I've taken it year to year."
Health problems forced Tholen into that three-year hiatus
in the '80s.
"I took three years off because I had some health-related
problems," Tholen said. "It was advised that I do that. I did not
have a heart attack. I had heart problems."
During that stint, Tholen taught classes and ran the SFCC
fitness center, until the baseball team's managerial spot re-
opened.
S"I honestly didn't know [about returning]," Tholen said.
"But as I was away from the game longer, I realized I missed
the game, I missed the players and the competition. I wanted to
get back, and I needed to get back in a way that it wouldn't be
detrimental to me and my family."
Tholen's career is chock-full of highlights, including a trip to
the Junior College World Series, where the Saints finished tied
for third in 1985, and journey to Tokyo as an assistant coach for
the NJCAAAll-Star team in 1996.
"To be able to represent your country and stand on the foul


line in a major league stadium in Tokyo and see the American
flag raised in a foreign country was something special," Tholen
said.
But Tholen said the most cherished moments of his career
came from building the relationships he had with his players.
"That's No. 1," Tholen said. "If I look at anything, I'll look
back at the number of players we've had who've been very
successful in life. When they come back and tell me about their
lives and families, those are the things I cherish most."
The most pressing issue facing the Saints coach concerning
his upcoming retirement is what he'll do with his new-found
free time.
"I have some ideas, but there's nothing set," Tholen said. "I
know that I'm not going to go sit there and do nothing because


By CHRIS WHITE
Alligator Writer


As the semester winds down,
it's crunch time for the UF gym-
nastics team.
Tonight, the No. 3 Gators begin
the first round of their last stop of
the season in Corvallis, Ore., at the
NCAA Championships.
But the Gators feel that the last
meet of the season is anything but
a stressful final exam.
The team is in consensus that
this tournament is no different
than any other meet this season,
and UF coach Rhonda Faehn has
said she is confident that her team
is more than talented and prepared
enough to make it to the final
round and further.
"In gymnastics, certain things
can happen, and as heartbreaking
as it is to not qualify, you never
know," Faehn said. "But I can hon-
estly say in all confidence that this
team is performing the best they
have since they've been here."
After winning at NCAA


Regionals on April 8, the Gators
earned a trip to Oregon, where
they will compete in Session II on
Thursday at 10 p.m. The top three
teams from each of Thursday's
two sessions will advance to the
Super Six on Friday to compete for
the national title.
"If we go out there, and
we hit the best meet that
we've hit all year and we
come in last place, there's
not much else we can
do."
Samantha Lutz
UF gymnast

"As long as we start out and
everything's consistent, that's
where the results we're looking for
are," Faehn said. "If we're really
great in one event and really low
in another event, it can take the
momentum away, and then you're
trying to come back and build up
what you lost."


The Gators have scored greater
than 195.75 all but twice this sea-
son and earned their best score of
the season, a 197.325, in their last
meet of the regular season. But
UF has averaged 196.325 in the
postseason, and.. only defending
national champion No. 1 Georgia
is averaging higher at 197.35.
Other Session II teams include
No. 4 Iowa State, No. 15 Arizona,
No. 18 Arkansas and No. 17
Oregon State. With the exception
of Arkansas, each team averaged
within one point of the Gators
during the regular season. Still,
the Gators will stick to their plan,
junior Samantha Lutz said.
"If we go out there, and we hit
the best meet that we've hit all year
and we come in last place, there's
not much else we can do," she
said. "But I think we can go out
there and do our job and not come
in 12 place. To just go out and be
aggressive through the final day
of the competition and go after
everything and leave nothing on
the table is our goal."


I'm not made that way."
Added Tholen's wife Susan: "I think well miss baseball. It
will be different."
But she doesn't believe her husband will walk away from
the game completely.
"I think hell still be involved in some capacity, at sorime
level," Susan said. "Because he's been involved, not just here,
but nationally and internationally."
Records aren't important, said Tholen, who has punched
his ticket into the NJCAA Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame while
going 727-424 during his career. He wants to be remembered
by the impactshe made on the players' lives.
"Working with the players, that was the ultimate," Tholen
said. "It's been tremendous.
"But I could not have done this without the support of my
family. Without a family's support, this wouldn't have hap-
pened."


Harry Tholen has spent 22 years coaching baseball at Santa Fe, compiling a 727-424 career record. Saturday will
be his final game. The hall of famer will coach his final game on Saturday.


UF honored by SEC


By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Writer

Six members of the No. 4 UF
women's -tennis team earned
individual honors from the
Southeastern Conference on
Wednesday.
And for the second time in
three years,
UF coach
Roland
Thornqvist
S Was hon-
Sored as SEC
Coach of
the Year, as
Thornqvist voted by his,
peers.
Thorqvist led the Gators to
an 11-0 conference record this
season on the way to the Gators'
21st SEC title. UF sophomores
Whitney Benik and Diana
Srebrovic, junior Nina Suvak
and senior Alexis Gordon were


unanimous selections to the 13-
member All-SEC First Team.
Sophomore Alex Liles and
freshman Keri Robison were
named to the second team.
The host Gators will enter
this weekend's SEC Tournament
as the No. 1 seed and will face
the winner of South Carolina
and Mississippi game on Friday
at the Ring Tennis Complex at
10 a.m.

SOPHOMORES SHINE: Three
members of the No. 14 UF
men's tennis team were hon-
ored Wednesday by the SEC.
Sophomores Greg Ouellette.,
and Nestor Briceno were named
to the All-SEC First Team, while
senior Vladimir Obradovic
earned second team honors.
The Gators received a No. 2
seed in the SEC Tournament and
will play either South Carolina
or Tennessee on Friday.


Gators begin NCAATourney

Gators begin NCAA Tourney













Sports
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


UF bats on fire despite Tallahassee thunderstorms


By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Writer.

TALLAHASSEE Florida State
starting pitcher Michael Hyde lasted all
of 29 pitches, but he still managed to
stick around longer than UF coach Pat


McMahon.
McMahon was tossed by first base
umpire Steve Manders in the first inning
trying to argue a balk call.
But the unranked Gators (23-18) didn't
need their coach to thrash No. 8 Florida
State (33-7) 8-3 at Tallahassee's Dick


Howser Stadium.
"Personally, I thought it was probably
uncalled for, but the umpire thought it was
the right thing to do," UF first baseman
Matt LaPorta said. "We couldn't believe
he got ejected."
A 49-minute rain delay pushed back the


Tom McCarthy/ Alligator
UF first baseman Matt LaPorta (left) belts a home run over the left field fence during UF's 8-3 win against Florida State on Wednes-
day. UF coach Pat McMahon (right) vents his anger after being ejected for arguing a balk during the first inning.


Meyer stresses team play


* UF COACHES WILL HOLD A DRAFT
TODAY TO DETERMINE TEAMS FOR THE
ORANGE AND BLUE GAME.

By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

Since taking over the program about a year
and a half ago, UF coach Urban Meyer has
stressed that playing unselfishly is the only way
for his team to succeed. Playing together is what
made Meyer's teams successful at Utah and
Bowling Green, and it's something that he con-
tinues to try and impress on his players at UE
"Our goal is to become a team, a great team,
and its well documented that we're not," Meyer
said. "We're not panicking because there are not
many great teams. There are a bunch of teams
that win, but a great team is an unselfish team, a
team completely committed to one another, and
it's one heartbeat.
"We're not there, but it's the closest it's been
since I spoke to these guys in December [2004]."
As for the players, they feel that this is the


MLB
Braves 2
Mets 1
NBA
Mag c 83
Pacers 89


closest they have been to completely buying into
Meyer's system and philosophies.
"Its way different [from last spring] because
you know what to expect," linebacker Brandon
Siler said. "You know the coaches. The coaches
know you. A lot of it now is football instead of
sitting around and thinking or guessing what the
coaches are going to do."

RUNNING BACKS UPDATE: Meyer has made it
clear he is unhappy with the performance of
his running backs. While sophomore Kestahn
Moore and early-enrollee Chevon Walker have
been slowed by injuries, Meyer is starting to see
some promise in his backfield.
"We're not much better, but the attitude'is tre-
mendous," Meyer said. "I don't know how good
we are. I might question that, but the attitude is
there ... they are starting to get better."

ORANGE AND BLUE ROSTERS: UF's coaching
staff will hold a draft today to set the rosters
for Saturday's Orange and Blue scrimmage
game. Running backs coach Stan Drayton and
corerbacks coach Chuck Heater will coach
the two teams.


SWomen's tennis: Southeastern
Conference Tournament
Ring Tennis Complex, 10 a.m.
E Gymnastics: NCAA Tournament
Corvallis, Ore., 10 p.m.


TALLAHASSEE
at McMahon knows how
to fire his team up. And
Matt LaPorta provides the
muscle behind his coach's words,
once again demonstrating that the
Gators thrive in the face of adver-
sity.
LaPorta silenced a hostile and
tacky crowd of 5,320 fans that
chanted "steroids" as he batted
in the first inning by crushing his
eighth home run of the season, still
rising above the 40-foot-high score-
board, as it cleared the left-field
fence 340 feet away.
In case 'the Gators weren't
impressed with LaPorta's aerial
attack, the UF baseball coach was
ejected for the second time this


E Former UF swimmer Ryan Lochte has
signed with Octagon sports agency. The two-
time NCAA Swimmer of the Year joins rival
Michael Phelps and former UF soccer player
Abby Wambach with Octagon.


start of the game and a severe lightning
storm halted the action for 77 minutes in
the fourth inning.
One blast of lightning during the delay
shook the stadium and cleared all but a
few spectators from their seats before rain
began to pour for the second time.
But it was the Gators' bats that pro-
vided most of the thunder.
LaPorta's eighth home run of the sea-
son put the Gators ahead 1-0 in the first,
and by the bottom of the second, UF had
jumped out to a 6-1 lead.
Hyde held a 7-0 record heading into the
game, but he was pulled after just 1.3 in-
nings, the shortest stint of any FSU starter
this season.
The Gators roughed him up for five
runs four earned on four hits.
Junior centerfielder and Tallahassee
native Gavin Dickey went 2 for 3 with a
home run and four RBI.
"[Being from Tallahassee] adds extra
incentive," Dickey said. "But I just try to
play as hard as I can every day, regardless
of the team."
When play finally resumed in the
fourth inning, one of the largest crowds
in Seminoles' history had shrunk down
to one of the smallest, with the number of
Gators fans in attendance almost matching
the number of FSU supporters.
Freshman left-hander J.K. LaCoste went
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 26


Tim Casey
acas at the Rat


season, as the
Gatorsevened
the season
series against
Florida State
with an 8-
3 win last


.. .Iy-- night.
tcasey@alligator.org Freshman
starting pitch-
er J.K. LaCoste started his windup,
then fired to first base to attempt
to pick off last season's National
Player of the Year Shane Robinson
during the first inning. But first
base umpire Steve Manders, who
has a history of making question-
able calls against UF, called a balk
on LaCoste. I was on the field
SEE CASEY, PAGE 26


MMLB: Devil Rays vs. Red Sox
ESPN2, 7 p.m.

ISoftball: Mississippi State vs. LSU
Cox Sports, 6 p.m.


McMahon ejection lit a fire




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Not officials associated with the Universit the independent florida of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida We Infnrm Vn Decride Recycle) THURSDAY, APRIL 20 2006 Rep. Harris visits Gainesville By JUSTIN RICHARDS Alligator Staff Writer jrichards@aligator.org Katherine Harris, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, affirmed strong conservative positions on tax relief, border control and same-sex marriage during a Gainesville stop in her election bid. Harris, a Republican U.S. representative from southwest Florida, schmoozed her supporters in a Best Western ballroom on the outskirts of the city Wednesday evening. She will likely face U.S.Sen. Bill Nelson in the November election. Harris, 49, eschewed the podium and microphone, preferring to walk the floor amid a semicircle of Republicans. After her speech, she worked the room tousling a toddler's curls, signing a copy of her book and clasping a supporter's hands to her chest in prayer. "I prayed to protect her as she goes through the campaign -just that she'd have favor," said Mike Minck, a Gainesville mortgage banker. "There's a lot of pressure in the political arena, and I just prayed that she would come SEE HARRIS, PAGE 5 Republican senatorial candidate Rep. Katherine Harris discusses her platform with Ken and Jane Schamens during her campaign stop in Gainesville on Wednesday evening at the Best Western Gateway Grand hotel. ON CAMPUS UF bat house addition i .II keep baby bats from-ialt falling By CARLEE MURPHY Alligator Contributing Writer A second unit will be added to UF's bat house tomorrow in hopes of saving bat pups from falling to the ground. More and more pups have been falling out the house each year because the crevices bats grip onto have become slippery with the accumulation of body oils. The crevices also have no grooves that the bats can latch onto. Last April, an identical module was installed to a quarter of the house, said Cyndi Marks, director of the Florida Bat. Conservancy. "Last year we did one crevice, and it was really successful," she said. The addition will cover another quarter of the house, underneath the original crevices, so that if a pup falls it will land in the crevices instead of on the ground. The first installation only covered a quarLast year we did one crevice, and it was rea lly successful." Cyndi Marks Florida Bat Conservancy director ter of the house because of concerns that the installation would spook the bats living there, Marks said. The unit willibe installed Thursday at 9 a.m. and should be completed by noon. The bat house, on Museum Road near Lake Alice, was built in 1991 after a colony was evicted from the stadium, according to a press release. The majority of the approximately 100,000 bats living in the house are Brazilian freetails, which have narrow wings. In order to fly, the bats must have a long drop beneath them so they won't hit the ground. Once a pup falls SEE BATS, PAGE 5 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" L They're cute, cuddly and falling from trees. Each year hundreds of newborn squirrels fall from their nests and die unless their mothers return in time or people step in to save their lives. See story, pg. 5. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 9 CLASSIFIEDS 17 Thunder CROSSWORD 19 storms SPORTS 28 89/64 visit www.alligator.org ,Ikhevege* .4 ?-ap% VOLUME 99 ISSUE 141 Cell phones SoSe Se r vIce By LISA CURRAN Alligator Contributing Writer Cingular Wireless customers across Florida went without cell phone service Wednesday Cingular subscribers in Gainesville, Naples, Ocala, Orlando, Polk City, Tampa and Albany, Ga., were without service. The problem resulted after a major fiber optic cable was cut in the connection that runs between the Tampa and Orlando switches. The LOCal cause of the cut is yet to be determined. News The cut left 450 towers without service. The service blackout started at 2:15 a.m., and service resumed at 1:30 p.m., said Cingular customer service representative Sharonda Mc Millan. The Cingular Wireless store on Southwest 34th Street had customers waiting outside its doors at 10 -a.m., said -customer sales representative Tom Fernandez. "Cingular sucks," UF sophomore Matt Krueger said after hearing the news. Krueger signed up with the wireless network in December and doesn't plan on renewing after his plan ends. Within 30 minutes, about 15 disgruntled customers entered the store and got the same response from Fernandez: "Call customer service." Customers reacted with: "How?" Cingular customers can receive a refund for a day's worth of service for their inconvenience, but only if they call customer service. For more information, call Cingular customer service at 1-800-331-0500. UF coach Pat McMahon got thrown out in the first inning on Wednesday night, but the Gators baseball team went on to defeat Florida State despite two rain delays. See story, pg. 28.

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2, ALLIGATOR M THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 News Today "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers". News can appear one day and be gone the next. But the paper news is printed on can and should live on. Last year, more than one thrid of all U.S. newsprint was recycled. And that number is growing every day, Recycling is the one way we can all give something Read. back, Then Recycle. IF WHAT'S HAPPENING Girls Night Out Bowling Clinic Reitz Union Gameroom, 7p.m. A class session will teach the basics of bowling. A $10 fee includes bowling shoe rental and use of lanes. CORRECTION Gareth Kerr was 23. We reported otherwise in Monday's Alligator. CLARFICATiON Patricia Woods, a UF assistant professor, said some of the graduate students with whom she attended the University of Washington are now working for agencies of U.S. intelligence. The Alligator strives to be accurate and clear in its news reports and editorials. 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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3 Fair-features magician, petition, fair trade coffee THE EVENT PROMOTED THE USE OF FAIR TRADE COFFEE. By STEPHANIE WOLFSON Alligator Contributing Writer Though magicians are usually accompanied by furry, white bunnies, Arthur Antonio was not. The student magician had the standard deck of cards and -peculiarly -a paper coffee cup and a sugar packet. These unusual props were more than tools for a magic performance -they represented the platform of Students Making Trade Fair. The group held a fair on the Reitz Union North Lawn on Wednesday, featuring a giant coffee mug, Fair Trade Certified food and student entertainment. The organization received at least 200 signatures for a petition that proposes Java City make fair trade espresso products. The amount of signatures doubled their intended quota. Students Making Trade Fair advocates an'increase in fair trade products on campus, communitywide education on fair trade, and an open forum for debate on trade and international policy. Fair trade products allow farmers to receive a fair price for their produce. "Fair trade isn't about giving people monetary aid, but it gives them economic opportunities, directly to the farmer," said Tina Steiger, a political science freshman and spokeswoman for the group. The House of Flying Cards, the Hip Hop Collective, Scrabble Kids and Theatre Strike Force alternated performance shifts on the Reitz Union Colonnade to lure students to the North Lawn to receive fair trade information, stickers and food. Refreshments included cheese, crackers, fruit and coffee. Dan McCombie, treasurer for the organization, said fair trade benefits all parties. The producer gets a better profit, and the consumer gets a better product. In the Fall, Java City, the coffee shop in the Reitz Union, will have Fair Trade Certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified drip coffee blends in addition to the single Fair Trade Certified blend it now carries, McCombie said. The petition aims to do the same for espresso. Directing students to the petition, Antonio, the president of the House of Flying Cards magicians group, is not directly involved with fair trade. But he believes both groups have similar objectives. In performing a magic act, magicians often encounter hecklers who question a magic trick. Similarly, students don't always see the benefits of fair trade. "People who don't think it will Antonio said. "They put limitations work out and who don't buy into around fair trade ideas, magic and magic or fair trade are too logical," themselves." Lauren Cohen, co-president of Students Making Trade Fair, takes a student's picture -one of many activities at the Fair Trade Fair on Wednesday on the Reitz Union North Lawn. PUBLIC SAFEgY Sheriff's Office brings new Breatha yzer t0, Alachua By JAMES DAVIS Alligator Contributing Writer Alachua County deputies now have a new tool to help determine if a driver is under the influence of alcohol. The Alachua County Sheriff's Office has two portable Breathalyzer machines, thanks to a grant from the state that paid for the units, which cost about $6,000 each. "They're basically just upgrading the instruments," ASO Deputy Jayson Levy said. Levy said the new units, which were added in March, aren't any more accurate than the previous model, and they use the same process to determine blood-alcohol levels. "The breath test is really icing on the cake." Jayson Levy Alachua County Sheriff's Office Deputy He said the real difference is the packaging. Weighing only 17 pounds, the new machines 'weigh considerably less than the 30-pound behemoths they replaced, so accurate blood-alcohol readings can be given on the spot. Levy said breath tests are important because they verify what the arresting officer saw during the field sobriety test. "The breath test is really icing on the cake," Levy said. t Do You Get Around? En of' se se r -]p1-l 1 schol supply] drZ'Iv TOOLSFOR SCHO LS Drop-off Locations: On Campus a Reitz Union Colonnade -4/244/25/06, lOam-3pm UF Residence Housing -4/26-5/06, Yulee, Beaty, Murphee, Broward and Jennings lobbies. Off Campus e Rental Offices of The Estates, Campus Club and University Glades -4/17-5/8/06 Rii Iw~olfrcol~lcu~lu IF oe nomain "Pool Side Spa Day" @ Gainesville Place Apartments Pool SaturdayApril 22nd, 12-4 pm Relax by the pool and prepare for your finals with: Poolside Massages .All you can eat Hot dogs and Hamburgers Fresh Smoothies by FROOTS Music -Free Oaks Mall gift cards & Manicure gift certificates -A subscription for 20 weeks of PEOPLE Magazine All for just $20! For presales email PFEOPLESreetTeam@yahoo.com All presales will include complimentary gift cards A portion ofour proceeds wei go to te Arnerican Red cross Gaior TS presents

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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 UF Cheer Team places at finals ||I By KIMBERLY FULSCHER Alligator(Contributing Writer The UF All-Girl Competitive Cheer Team is known for its daring flips. But it recently gained fame for its leap into 11th place at the National Cheerleading Association College Finals.' Two groups from the Recreational Sports team created in Fall 2003 competed against other college teams nationwide earlier this month in Daytona Beach. About 45 UF students comprise the advanced Blue Team and intermediate Orange Team. They practiced three times a week for three-hour sessions this season to prepare for the finals. "Eleventh place is still such an honor," said Robyn Braun, UF junior and Blue Team coach. "It's really amazing in three years how far we've come. I want to see it continue growing 10 years down the road. The team is full of such talented girls." According to the team's official Web site, competitive cheerleading is a performance sport and the twoto three-minute routines include gymnastics, "stunting"or flipping cheerleaders into the air -dance, jumps, overall school spirit and effect. The finals will be aired May 2 on Fox Sports. "Competition is really difficult because we have a three-minute routine, and it's sprinting and lifting people up in the air for three minutes, which doesn't seem like that long, but it's forever," said Tiffany Toledo, a sophomore and Orange Team member. The cheerlea rate from the U Association cheer port the UF bask( teams. UF freshman member Samanth were "definitely cheerleaders." "We respect as the footba ers. We jus compete. Th go "We don't do said. Braun said the UAA. "We respect w football cheerlead just wanted to co one goal." To compete in in Daytona Beach a videotaped aud difficult all-girl di the Blue Team dec the hardest division challenged. "Everyone w throughout this e said. "We all really it to finals. This w cated, and that's us. We are all he love." The team's ma ders are sepateam President Carlyn Tribble, are university Athletic funding and recognition. The cost leaders, who supto compete in the College Finals etball and football this year was about $15,000, Tribble said. and Blue Team The University of Maryland, a Reho said they which placed first in the finals not the football competition this year, is the only school that gives scholarships for competitive cheerleading. Braun what they do attributes the school's competitive ll cheerleadedge over other schools to its fundt wanted to ing situation. The UF team had to fight to beat's our one come a sport club in the beginning, a lBraun said. The team fundraised every cent of its costs and had to prove Robyn Braun to the Department of Recreational Blue Team coach Sports that club members would be safe from potential danger. pompoms," she "We're just another group on campus that works to promote team respects the school spirit and has the option of competing against other-colleges to hat they do as the represent UF," Reho said. ers," she said. "We As for future goals, Braun said mpete. That's our she is extremely proud of how far the team has come in three years and the College Finals there are plans to make the team bet,the team sent in ter next year. The team participated ition for the most in Dance Marathon this year, but vision. Braun said Braun said she wants to see the team aided to compete in participate in more community sern so hcoudee vice next season. in so they could. be The team wrapped up its season orked so hard with a banquet Thursday night at ntire year," Braun Gainesville Place. 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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 5 ONCAMPUS Center finds home for windblown baby squirrels By KATIE KLOTZ Alligator Contributing Writer They're cute, cuddly and falling. from trees all over town. Each year hundreds of newborn squirrels fall from their-nests and die unless their mothers return in time or concerned persons step in to save their lives. The Florida Wildlife Care Center Inc., a nonprofit volunteer organization in Gainesville that rescues and rehabilitates injured and orphaned wildlife, works to find foster homes for the hundreds of baby squirrels brought to them every year. Larissa Berkovich, supervisor and volunteer coordinator for the center, said the center may receive more than 500 baby squirrels in need of homes from July through October, its busiest months. "As soon as the wind starts blowing, all of the skimpy nests fall," Berkovich said. Hurricane season is consistently the center's busiest time of year for receiving squirrels. After a storm, it may receive 100 squirrels a day Some are so young they haven't even opened their eyes yet. For the past 12-years, the center has held instructional workshops teaching people how to raise and care for squirrels. Typically four hours long, the workshops are offered two or three times each summer. The classes teach "everything from raising a newborn to building cages and releasing them," Berkovich said. Participants also learn that, despite common misconceptions, squirrels rarely carry rabies, Berkovich said. Other than the workshops, there is no prerequisite for taking care of baby squirrels. All that's required is "time, energy and to really want to do it," Berkovich said. "As soon as the wind starts blowing, all of the skimpy nests fa ." Larissa Berkovich Florida Wildlife Care Center Inc. supervisor Volunteers are asked to take two or more squirrels home with them because squirrels are very social animals, and they need to be raised with others in order to survive in the wild. Volunteers typically receive squirrels when the animals are about 4 weeks old. Until they reach 9 weeks of age, the squirrels are kept in makeshift incubators and are fed formula every three hours. After the squirrels reach 9 weeks old, parenting becomes much less demanding. They need fewer feedings and are housed in cages rather than incubators. At 6 months old, they are released into the wild. Kathy Tanny, a massage therapist, took the workshop in August 2004 to learn how to properly raise two baby squirrels she found while biking in her neighborhood. "There's a lot to know," Tanny said about caring for the animals. After spending so much time caring for them, Tanny fell in love with her first litter of baby squirrels. She even agreed to take four more babies when the center called her a few months later. "This is the second litter we've had, and I'm sure in the fall we'll probably call Larissa and say we're ready for more," Tanny said. Tanny said the animals are incredibly loving and friendly. When raised by humans, squirrels can become domesticated just like dogs and cats. "When they're babies, they're very affectionate," Tanny said. "You're their parent. They want to sit in your lap." Judy Bennet, a retired nurse who has raised squirrels for 12 years, also learned how attached the baby squirrels can become to the people who raise them. Mr. Tubs, a squirrel Bennet raised and released, had an especially hard time separating from her. "When I released him in my yard, he was so bonded to me that he would come to my windowsill and look into the house," Bennet said. Harris speaks on immigration HARRIS, from page 1 through it gracefully and be protected." During her speech to the small crowd, Harris said this Senate election is crucial because "as Florida goes, so goes the nation." Harris gained national notoriety six years ago as Florida's secretary of state, when she o aw tereco tbe een-Al k~ore ann me ov6.&uorge IusV Roger Natzke, a dairy specialist in the UF agriculture college, said he would listen to Harris' speech with specific concern for her stance on immigration. "My guess is that 85 percent of the people milking cows in the state of Florida are Hispanic workers," Natzke said. But Harris emphasized the need for strict immigration laws and the need to "protect our borders." She criticized her opponent, Nelson, for opposing tax relief and for calling himself a moderate Democrat. -"How can the liberals call him a moderate when his ratings consistently show him in the liberal category?" she said. The senator's campaign defended his record. "[Nelson's] campaign will be reaching out to students and Floridians of ali walks of life to help return ssaid Chad Clanton, Nelson's News campaign manager. In an interview after her speech, Harris said Floridians have conservative values.' "Folks want traditional leaders in the Boy Scouts. They don't want gay leaders in the Boy Scouts," said Harris, who said she will vote for the proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would ban same-sex marriage. Alligator Staff Writer Lyndsey Lewis contributed to this report. 'Veterinarian nurses fallen bats BATS, from page 1 from the roost, mothers can't pick them up because they aren't capable of taking off from the ground, Marks said. On the ground, bats are good at crawlholding up the bat house, but because predator guards were installed on the poles to keep other creatures from climbing up, the pups could not climb the entire length of the poles. Bats emerging at night to hunt for insects are also pushing pups out accidentally, Marks said. The addition is being built now because mother bats deliver their pups the first two weeks of June, and the pups begin to take their first flights in five to six weeks, Marks said. Bats only deliver one pup each year. After the addition was installed last year, 50 percent fewer pups fell out of that section, according to statistics compiled by Deborah Cottrell, a veterinarian at West End Animal Hospital. In June 2005 --~~----' l WA.~~~ ULiLU On mi ground. Since 1998, Cottrell has been nursing fallen pups back to health. She also designed an elevator system to lift healthy pups back into the house and removed the predator guard from the poles so pups could climb them. Cottrell believes the addition will only relieve the problem temporarily. "We need a new bat house," she said. Strong families make for a strong community On April 23, 2006' as part of National Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month, the Alachua County Child Abuse Prevention Task Force will host the fifth annual street fair called "Celebrate the Child" Come join us from 3:00 to 5:00 pm' Sunday April 23r at the Gainesile Downtown Plaza for an afternoon of FREE games, food, musical entertainment and more! GAINESVILLE PET RESCUE' S 'A PICTJRiE IS WORTH A THOUSAND LIVES" PHOTO CONTEST Contest runs through May 15, 2006. Send in a photo of your pet with a suggested donation entry fee of $5.00 to Gainesville Pet Rescue Photo Contest, 600 NW 75th St,'Ste C, Gainesville, FL 32607. Photos will be judged by Paige Beck of TV 20 and winner receives $500.00 cash prize. Prizes will also be awarded in the following categories: Best Senior Pet, Most Humorr ous, Best Friends, Best Baby Picture and Best Action Shot. Download an entry form on our website: www.gainesvillepetrescue.org or call 352.331.1087. 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6, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 Editorial Steadfast Defense secretary needs to go mid all the latest staff shake-ups, hirings and firings at the White House, one figure, against all odds, has remained. Donald Rumsfeld. With the president's steadily declining poll numbers, as well as all the recent calls from retired generals for the defense secretary's resignation, we figured Rumsfeld would be out for sure. But President Bush isn't one to be cowed by mere public opinion. It appears that we had underestimated Bush's affection for Rummy. Of course, this isn't the first time Rusfeld has miraculously survived his seemingly imminent political demidse. First there was the bungled Iraqi invasion, for which he disregarded Gen. Tommy Franks's call for 400,000 troops to be sent to Iraq. Only 140,000 actually went, and the results have been absolutely disastrous. For that alone, he probably should've gotten the axe. But he weathered that storm just as surely as he would weather the many more to come. There was Abu Ghraib. There was Guantanamo Bay. Some even thought Rumsfeld was going to get dumped after it was revealed that he used a signature machine to sign military condolence letters. But no. Rumsfeld has gone on to become the third-longest-serving defense secretary in history, behind only Robert McNamara and Caspar Weinberger. We're really starting to wonder just how many political lives he has left. And yet, even though he's survived, he hasn't come away unscathed. "An invisible line has been crossed, and the decline in P' afldstnor, has now begun," said Lexington Institute dernseana yst oren snompson. ii s t itout u v this story ends -he won't be effective in office. He's losing his ability to execute his agenda." So maybe Rumsfeld's days are numbered after all. We're not going to pretend that getting Rumsfeld out of office will solve all of our military ills. The problems go all the way to the top, and we don't expect real change until at least 2008. But in the meantime, some new blood couldn't hurt. It's time for Rumsfeld to go. Georgia law not racist O' n Monday, Georgia But we can't understand Gov. Sonny Perdue how it could be construed signed into law legas either. While we support islation that prevents illegal measures to eventually grant immigrants from taking adillegal immigrants a legal stavantage of social services. tus in the U.S., the simple fact The measure has been is that if a state's population hailed by many as being doesn't want to provide seramong the toughest laws vices to people who are in that against illegal immigration state illegally, they shouldn't currently on the books. have to. Mexican presidential People calling for imispokesman Ruben Aguilar gration reform are often achas called the law "discrimicused of racism and bigotry, natory" against Mexicans. and occasionally the charge is Sara Gonzalez, president justified. But not always. of the Georgia Hispanic In the heated debate over Chamber of Commerce, immigration, a little more discalled it "punitive." cretion could go a long way the independent florida allia to Emily Yehle EDITOR Bridget Carey MANAGING EDITOR Tom Durrenberger OPINIONS EDITOR The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 motds (ahoot one lettet-sized page). They moot he typed, double-spaced and most include the authbs enme, lassition and phone number. Names dll he withheld it the wrter sems iest cause. me incomve the tight to edit Tm length, gtammar, style end li0e1, heed letomr to ettetstaligatorort eng them to 1105 W. Unertny Ace., or send them to P.O. Bo 1257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458. Opinions ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinions "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Coumn U.S. should, support Mahmoud Abbas Much has been made over the recent formation of a Hamas-led Palestinian government. And it's a heck of a dilemma. After all, Hamas, which is the democratically elected majority in the Palestinian Legislative Council, is also an unapologetic terrorist organization, killing hundreds of Israeli civilians in dozens of suicide attacks since 2000. But in their efforts to punish Hamas, Israel and the U.S. have taken a robotic and counterproductive approach. When the organization officially assumed power, Israel withheld some $50 million in tax receipts and severed communication with the entire Palestinian Authority, including the reformer Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas. In addition, the U.S. has suspended all its government funding -$400 million -and redirected only a quarter of it to U.N. programs and nongovernmental organizations in the Palestinian territories. The objective of these measures is clear and worthy: to encourage Hamas' failure. But in the process, the policies worsen a humanitarian disaster and are robotically shortsighted. Because of these policies, a crisis is unfolding -the Palestinian government is unable to pay about 140,000 employees, a devastated economy is deteriorating further, and the holocaust-denying, fanatical regime in Iran is pledging to fill the funding gap., And what if the plan fails? What happens if, after two years of withholding aid, Hamas is still a major force in the Palestinian government? Some are hoping that the party will be forced to change its platform before that happens. But that could take a long time -Hamas can't be expected to change its policies, mandated by democratic elections, overnight. What the U.S. and Israel need is a balanced policy that punishes Hamas but prepares for the possibility that they stick around for a while. Whereas the current policy satisfies the first side of this balance, it neglects the second while punishing Palestinian citizens. The most important thing the U.S. and Israel could do to challenge Hamas while moving toward a lasting peace is empower moderate Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. But since Abbas took office Mike Day more than a year ago, Israel has Word of the Day done just the opposite. Through letters@alligator.org diplomatic snubs and demoralizing policies, the Israeli leadership has effectively castrated Abbas, who recognizes Israel, supports peace negotiations, denounces terrorism -in Arabic as well as in English -and is not a memberr of Hamas. Israel must realize that by publicly supporting Abbas and engaging exclusively with him, they are isolating Hamas. In this way, Palestinians will view moderate Democrats like Abbas, who envision a practical two-state solution, as the political key to a better life. The best way to convince Palestinians to reject Hamas is to promote the effectiveness of an alternative. The U.S. is also right to encourage Hamas' failure. But if and when the Hamas experiment fails, it must be by its own fault -it cannot appear to be a U.S. undertaking. So, while Congress shouldn't fund institutions run by Hamas in the Palestinian government, it could redirect the remaining suspended funds, $300 million, to other agencies and offices run by Abbas. By undertaking innovative maneuvers that ultimately channel all the original funding to Palestinian needs, the U.S. will be able to avert a humanitarian crisis, isolate the pressure on Hamas and support Abbas' leadership. The U.S. and Israel spend a lot of energy pointing out the villains in Palestinian leadership. And that's important. But how about making some friends while we're at it?. Mike Day is a political science senior. His colunto appears on Thursdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Should Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld resign? Wednesday's question: Is the Republican Party intolerant of homosexuals? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 63% YES 37% NO 109 TOTAL VOTES

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Tolerance requirements ar This is in response to Lara article, "Tolerance requirement on people's rights." Consider quirements here at UF. The St Center only prefers that studer require tolerance of differing tions to be stipulated in their However, it is possible for a zation to lose funding for not rule. In Loewenstein's opinion Christians to call homosexuali see why that matters when or punished if they expect their those standards. That isn't regulation. It's hypocritical might as well be consistent an of speech on campus. Personally, I'd prefer if uni stop trying to legislate issues be more tolerant of views tha mainstream. I don't remember versity the power to decide what's wrong. U.S. shouldn't fund an Israe Isn't it strange that Davi cided not to mention the $15, government gives to the Isra and military each day? This fig of the Washington Report o Affairs, which was published trast, Palestinian nongovemmr tions were given $232,290 a da U.S. Agency for International e hypocritical is safe to guess that the Israeli numbers have Loewenstein's not decreased and that the Palestinian nums don't infringe bers have definitely not increased. he tolerance reTerrorism is not an act that is exclusively dent Activities carried out by religious fundamentalist t organizations groups or any other nongovernment, nonofsexual orientaficial group. Just as the horrendous bombr constitutions., ing in Tel Aviv the other day by a member of student organiIslamic jihad is an extreme act of cowardice following this that I condemn, so is the bulldozings of 4,170 n, it is OK for Palestinian homes and the 3,863 killings of ty a sin. I don't Palestinians since September 2000, largely ganizations are by the Israeli Defense Forces. I do not agree leaders to live with the response of a Hamas official that the freedom-loving Monday bombing was legitimate -it was regulation. We not. But such cowardly attacks are predictable d ban freedom given the climate of conflict that exists in Israel and the occupied territories. When the U.S. versities would provides an enonnous amount of military of morality and aid to Israel -more than any other country contradict the -and Israel uses this aid to continue an ilgiving any unilegal occupation and general repression of the 'hat's right and Palestinian people, then the U.S. has a respon.sibility to bear regarding the Israel-Palestine Conor Mancone conflict. According to a 2002 Associated Press 4LS report citing statistics from the Congressional Research Service, Washington currently gives Israel about $3 billion a year, two-thirds of it in military grants. li occupation I think what Drescher should realize is that d Drescher deas long as the U.S. continues 'to provide the 139,178 the U.S. Israeli government an amount of aid grossly eli government disproportionate to the amount it provides ,ure is the result Palestinian NGOs, the DF will continue to n Middle East bulldoze people's houses and kill Palestinian in 1997. In concivilians, and Palestinian fundamentalist ental organizagroups will respond with bombings. The U.S. y in 2004 by the should stop all aid to an Israeli government Development. It that continues to defy international law by illegally occupying the territories and should promote talks between Hamas and the Israeli government to work toward peace. S James Pestrak UFstaff Tolerance policies counter to free speech This is regarding Lara Loewenstein's column, "Tolerance requirements don't infringe on people's rights," in which she wrote that the Georgia Institute of Technology tolerance policy is defining of, but not conducive to, free speech. She wrote, "A tolerance policy does not prevent a conservative Christian from speaking up and saying that he or she believes homosexuality is a sin. .There is a huge difference between the statement 'Ibelieve all homosexuals are sinners' and 'You are a sinner, and you are going to hell."' On the contrary. If the same person explains in one sentence that they believe homosexuals are sinners and in another sentence that all who have sinned go to hell, a Venn diagram would demonstrate that the Christian has dearly labeled homosexuals as sinners and as a subset of a larger group needing redemption. This person would thus be in violation of the ridiculous and offensive Georgia Tech policy. Loewenstein cannot have it both ways if she wants to defend a Christian's right to speak freely of eternity in hell without stating that anyone needs redemption. Not to mention that if Loewenstein or a homosexual doesn't believe in a literal hell, they should obviously not be offended if told they are on the way to a place they do not believe exists! The last time I checked, the First Amendment guarantees my right to warn sinners of hell as surely as it guarantees their right to offer me an oft-heard, three-word travel voucher to visit them there. Matt Sherman Gainesville resident Administration is too inept to handle Iran Reports in the media that Iran is enriching uranium are certainly alarming. Given Iran's history, the American public should demand decisive action to eliminate the threat. But this is the same inept administration that created the Iraqi debacle, botched hurricane relief along the Gulf Coast and still hasn't caught Osama bin Laden. It seems to me that the greater threat to Americans would come from relying on these people to handle the Iran threat. Rather than exulting at the prospect of a big story, perhaps the media should remember their complicity in the Iraqi debacle. The leadership and guidance provided by the media are too important to be used by an administration whose only true skill is misleading the American public. And where is Congress? Is there no one in Congress who has the courage. to stand up to this administration? This is not a matter of ideology or conservative versus liberal. This is about competence to lead. With several years before Iran is likely to actually have nuclear weapons, do we really want to rush into another ill-considered, ill-planned disaster? It is time for the media, -Congress and the American public to say, "Whoa, cowboy!" We need this cowboy and his administration to ride off quietly into the sunset. Creigh Shank North Little Rock, Ark., resident ou'v 0o,6 vtA~iv Loak-. 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.he ANenue THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/avenue Fake note: TIJ musician an inspiration TB Ekent _Russell T h i s Spring, five guys and an orange ball wrestled the limelight from UF's pigskin hegemony and showed the nation that there's more to Gainesville than Saturdays at The Swamp. Now, one woman and her clarinet could do the same for the School of Music. Kira Bokalders, a 22-year-old with gunmetal eyes and a smile bright as the bathroom light at 4 a.m., graduates this semester. And trailing her like the D notes she's tirelessly lapped against the Music Building's walls will be the notion that UF is more than a soggy spot in Central Florida for engineers. Though being voted the School of Music's most outstanding student, earning summa cum laude honors and winning multiple scholarships is a little harder than blowing into a woodwind, Kira insists that she's done nothing more than all the other music majors. She still eats a banana to calm her nerves before a performance, and she still blasts hip-hop in her car. But Kira's musical gift became apparent immediately after she joined her middle school band. "I just sort of fell into this," she said, admitting that she originally joined the band because her friends were doing it. The lines to try out the oboe, flute and saxophone were all too long, so Kira picked up a clarinet. She hasn't let go. "When you imagine what kind of students you would like to teach, they're like Kira Bokalders," said Mitchell Estrin, Kira's applied music professor. "She'll bring future prestige and notoriety to our school." Before coming to UF to teach in 1999, Estrin had played clarinet with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for two decades, honing his craft under the renowned American composer Leonard Bernstein. Through his extensive oneon-one time with Kira, though, Estrin quickly discovered that he didn't know everything about the clarinet. "I've learned from her," Estrin said. "It's been not only a joy, but an honor to have worked with her." Normally, Estrin scours high school auditoriums across the country for a whiff of a potential virtuoso, hoping like a sports coach that maybe the next one Tom Mccarthy/ Alligator Music major Kira Bokalders stands in front of a mural that hangs in the UF Music Building. will catapult the program into greatness. "It's a small circle," Estrin said of clarinet players. "They're kind of like quarterbacks. You hear about the ones who can really throw the ball." And Kira had the proverbial cannon. But it was she that came to him during a clarinet summit at UP when she was a junior at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs. Ivy League schools courted Kira, but she enrolled in a small, unheralded music program tucked within a monstrous state school to study with Estrin. "You can get lost in the crowd at the bigger schools," she said. Like most students, Kira has studied hard during her tenure at UF. However, book smarts alone won't earn her a spot in a professional orchestra -her ultimate goal. "The common misconception is, 'Man, you're a music major? That must be so easy and fun!'" Kira said with a smirk. Kira's day doesn't really begin until class ends at noon. Then she works in the band library and as a private clarinet tutor until it's time to "MUB it," or practice from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. in the Music Building. By the time she stumbles out from practice, only she and the architecture majors are left limping around campus like the living dead. Kira needed to work hard outside of school so she could afford her thousand-dollar clarinets, and she needed to work hard inside so she could earn a spot in a graduate program, she said. "I don't party. I can't. I don't have time," she said. Not that it bothers her. That she's been able to wake up in the morning only to exhaust herself creating something that she cherishes makes the hundreds spent on sheet music and the battles against practice-induced tendonitis Tom Mccarthy/ Alligator Senior Kira Bokalders plays a few notes on her clarinet in one of the halls.rooms at the UF Music Building. worth it, she said. Yet her undergraduate years aren't really winding down they're coming to a crescendo. In between preparing for Sunday's senior recital, she's spent time and money this past semester ricocheting between several graduate music programs around the country, "auditioning in closed rooms for crusty old men" and hoping that they'll see the human being that's attached to the mouthpiece. "In my own small way, through auditions, I'm trying to give props to UF," she said. Most of the music directors she auditions for aren't familiar with UF as a music school. But when she's done auditioning, they want to know more. On Saturday, Estrin received a call from a professor at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He was desperate to know if Estrin's young prospect with the gold-flecked auburn hair was committing. She was. "People need to realize we have superstars in music, too," Estrin said. M The hemp plant, cannabis sativa, Looking for experience in I took thisjob because it said In 1896, a projected movie was shown has been cultivated for psychoactive journalism? The Avenue is Snakes on a Plane. didn t have to as a commercial attraction for the first properties for more than 2,000 years looking for writers and editors. read the script: Y ll of time at Koster and Bial's Music Hall, a snakes! That's allI need to know!' iea ose n ils ui al ago. (source: American Council for For more info contactfus at samuel L. Jackson vaudeville theater in New York. Drug Education) avenue.editors@gmail.com. -on why he decided to star in the cult horror film, to "Rolling Stone"

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10, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, APRIL 20,2006 ex sells" -or so we're told. Students are drawn -to anything to do with sex, especially the deed itself. But how can we know for sure? The sexy centerfold's interview doesn't include "number of sexual partners" after "hobbies" and "measurements." When students apply to UF, sack skills weren't ranked beside teamwork and attention to detail. Students are perhaps more open than ever about what's going on behind dosed doors (see "paint your orgasm" or the rumor behind a certain fraternity's color-happy lion). It would seem that tracking down specifics would be as easy as getting a bag of free condoms from the Student Health Care Center. But not so fast. While students might be quick to offer the details of their nocturnal adventures, information on sexual health practices on campus is simiarly anecdotal. Not only is the amount of sex our classmates are, having unknown, but gaining access to said data is a well-kept secret. So, just where do students turn to gain their ever-increasing body of knowledge? And how do they compare to other college campuses? And, perhaps most importantly, are you normal? "I think students learn from their friends and' their parents," said Stephanie Davis, a sophomore majoring in athletic training. Davis is taking ANT2301, more commonly known as Human Sexuality and Culture. And then there's the Intefnet. A Google search for "sex" provides -23 million results, and narrowing your search Magha down to "sex education" leaves 403,000 hits to sort through. "I think students today are savvy enough to use the Internet to get information on sexual health," said Vladimir Oge, sexual health education specialist at the SHCC. But he is also aware that finding correct information can be a challenge. As the Interim Director of GatorWell Health Promotion Services, Oge encourages students to visit the center's Web site when looking for reliable information. The GatorWell site, www.shcc.ufl.edu/ gatorwell, offers students a link to www.mystudentbody.com, a paid service that provides health information targeted toward college students. "It's a challenge to find a site that provides accurate information," said Sarah Lord, director of college health programs at MyStudentBody. "A lot of available sites are outdated or not entirely accurate." She describes MyStudentBody as an "evidence-based prevention/ intervention program," which offers basic sexual health information -like what a Pap smear actually tests -and promotes safer sex. Although the site tailors McDowell its information to each user's profile, the data collected from students is a highly guarded secret. Lord does say that more than 100 schools use MyStudentBody and that it reaches 400,000 to 500,000 students. GatorWell has tried to get an idea of student's sexual lives. In the Spring of 2004, it administered the National College Health Assessment, but according to Oge, the low response rate provided results that are representative of the student body and are not comparable to the previous NCHA study in 2001. He also stresses that it's hard to determine the specific number of Sexually Transmitted Infection cases at UF, as those seen at the SHCC are not including students who are seen at other locations, like Planned Parenthood. Aimee Collins-Mandeville, a freshmanmajoringinwomen's studies, worked at Planned Parenthood in her hometown of Palm Beach Gardens in addition to volunteering at women's clinics. She is also taking ANT2301, but said that despite coining into the class with a "good amount of knowledge" on the topic, she has learned a few things. According to Collins-Mandeville, high school -sex-ed focused on STI prevention rather than teaching students more about'human sexuality in general. UF's action: By the Numbers* 79.3% of males have had vaginal intercourse 74.4% of females have had vaginal intercourse 48.7% used a condom last time they had vaginal intercourse 99% of males did not use a condom when receiving oral sex 25.8% of students who have had (heterosexual) anal sex 61.5% of students who did NOT use a condom the last time they had (hetero) sex (oral/vag./anal) Men had an average of 8.7 female sex partners Women had an average 5.9 male sex partners 10% of females were forced by a male to have sex 189 males, out of 239, are only attracted to females However, Collins-Mandeville disagrees with Davis when it comes to requiring a class like Human Sexuality, because she feels that the class might make students uncomfortable. Even students in her class don't like to speak up. But enough about STIs, even though the statistics can make even the most careful student nervous. What students like Ryan O'Mara really want to know is, who is sleeping with whom, and how much? For the health science education major's senior thesis, O'Mara created a sexual behavior study for basic statistics of sexual behavior of UF undergraduate students. Although students aren't yet required to take a course like that involving alcohol consumption, they might be able to get an idea of just how "safe" their sex life is -and maybe just how normal they really are. 215 males, out of 239, consider themselves heterosexual 464 females, out of 616, are only attracted to males 575 females, out of 616, consider themselves heterosexual 75.3% of males have not been tested for an STI in the past 12 months 55.4% of females have not been tested in last 12 months 7.1% of males have been diagnosed with an STI 11.4% of females have been diagnosed with an STI *Results from O'Mara's Sexual Behavior Study of 900+ UF undergraduate students, beginning in February 2006. For more information visit http://plaza.uf5.edu/romara/UFsexualbehaviorstudy.htm. 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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 11 "Sleeper" wakes Hipp By KATIE BURNS Avenue Writer In a post-Sept. 11 culture of terror, t Hippodrome State Theatre's latest play dares to make a satiric mockery of life, lust and hysteria in the modem world. "The Sleeper," which premiered Friday, is a sexy comedy with timely political undercurrents and is unafraid to poke fun at society's all-encompassing fear and mistrust. The story centers on Gretchen, played by Laura Rohner, a bouncy housewife stuck in a loveless marriage to her foul-mouthed, workaholic husband. Trapped in her own paranoid world of anthrax seminars and terrorist-alert days, Gretchen becomes powerfully drawn to Matthew, her son's math tutor, despite the fact that the two hold vastly different political viewpoints. Her passion for Matthew, played by Bryant Smith, leads Gretchen to an awakening from her own disillusionment. But when a sequence of suspicious events overtakes her, Gretchen begins to suspect Matthew is not quite what he appears to be. The plot unfolds into a mystery thriller with a twisted ending, leaving the character monologues to sort out the pieces. This raunchy satire manages to combine comedy with a pertinent social message. Actors often address the audience directly, making those.in the crowd feel like a part of the plot. Despite the plot's seriousness, this play is a comedy in the end. The witty story line offers a worthwhile escape from reality, yet remains close enough to it to remain relevant. "The Sleeper," written by Catherine Butterfield, debuted in 2004 and recently won the Kaufman & Hart Award for Best New American Comedy. The Hippodrome is only the second theater in the country to produce it. The show runs everyday until May 7. Student prices start at $12. For tickets, call the box office at (352) 375-4477. 1982 brings royal rockers By DAVID LOW Avenue Writer Princes are accustomed to plush palanquins; atop a passenger pachyderm, sweet spirits and sweeping symphonic scores. If those princes are American, however, they may just be accustomed to poorly made trucks, cheap booze and loud rock'n'roll. Alliteration aside, American Instead of tr Princes is a four-piece rock 'n' ourselves a roll band hailing from Little Rock, than-life roc Ark., performing tonight at 1982 wanted to at 9. Tickets are $7 for those over 21 and $8 otherwise. .vulnerable With the release of their third state full-length album, "Less and Less," American Princes are getAmericn Prin ting back on the road -an area that they are all too familiar with. Lead singer David Slade, drummer Matt Quin, and then-bassist John Beachboard are originally from New York City but decided to pack it up and head to Arkansas in an attempt to escape the cost of the city and focus on music. "It was the worst trip of my life," Slade said. "The engine blew up 45 minutes into our move, leaving us stranded by a TGI Friday's in New Jersey" yi S k m ci As if just being in New Jersey wasn't bad enough, the trio was stuck there for three weeks. Eventually, they made it to Little Rock. There they discovered lead guitarist Collins Kilgore, who impressed them with his leads and his innate ability to hold his liquor. With the lineup complete, the Princes wrote and released two albums, following both with grueling national tours. ng to present The Princes caught a break some largerwhen Lucero, a band on the machine, we Yep Roc record label, noticed ake a more their sophomore effort, "Little ak oe Spaces." humanizing The Princes signed to Yep ment Roc in 2005 and got to work writing and recording "Less Kilgore and Less," their most intimate es lead guitarist nuance record yet, the Princes said. "When we recorded "Less and Less," we wanted to go beyond our previous songwriting processes," Kilgore said. "I think this record was our attempt to peel away our defenses," he said. "Instead of trying to present ourselves as some larger-thanlife rock machine, we wanted to make a more vulnerable, humanizing statement, But with badass guitar solos, of course." UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA STUDENTS CAN SAVE BIG! RAY SCOTT SUN COUNTRY JAMBOREE THE CREW NEW TRADITIONAL AND MANY MORE. TICKETS TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER JAM ARE ONLY $15 FOR STUDENTS WITH VALID STUDENT ID. ONLY $15.TIIAT IS A $70 SAVING! AI N'T IT GREAT TO BE A GATOR!! PRICES AT GATE ONLY! 386-364-1683 FREE CONCERT AND PEPRALLY Iffn wet with COACH MEYER The UFAlumni Association Is bringing the Land Sharks, a Jimmy Buffet cover band, to play on the North Lawn at the Reitz Union this Friday, April 21sL The concert is FREE and begins at 7:30pm. Following the show, Head Football Coach Urban Meyer will take the stage for his 2nd annual Pep Rally, sponsored by the interfraternity Council. The UF cheerleaders and Albert and Alherta will also he on hand, as we prepare for the next day's Spring Scrimmage. For information, visit www.nfalumni.ufl.edu. Be sure to stop lyiTurlington, the Reitz union Colonnade or Matherlyto purchase a Galor spiritband for $1 April 11 -April 21.Aii proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network at Shands children's Hospital at the University of Florida. 00 EARS F 0 IE I If J asisss DANZA presents Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas! Sun. 4/23 7:30pm Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts *****Free Admission***** Help provide local students in need with free educational materials and supplies! Donate items that you no longer use: spiral notebooks, art supplies, folders, pencils, notebook paper, highlighters, and morel FOR TOOLS q~ SCHO11ALS For more information: www.toolsforschools.lachua.fl.us 352-374-5213 ? -/ R Z-

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12, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 Guide makes ordering easy -By WILL PAFFORD Avenue Writer In a bold move to escape the cold realities of New England, four men headed south to create Gainesville's No. 1 bar and restaurant guide. Chompmenus.com is a free, online menu guide where customers can It's just easi browse restaurants by categoone location. ries andi place orders online. The Web site was started just want to c in Fall 2005 by four former the time, tha Pennsylvania State University Joe students who ran a similar Reitz Union Web site in Pennsylvania, Lionmenus.com. The four alumni own YNot Advertising, a Pennslyvaniabased company, and bought the -Web sites Gatormenu.com and Gatorwaiter.com to produce Chompmenus in Summer 2005. Unlike Gatorfood.com, a comparable online delivery service, Chompmenus has no service charges though many restaurants set a minimum purchase amount. What Chompenus provides to restaurants is targeted advertising. "We give ways for restaurants and bars to distinguish themselves from their competition," said partner Chris Jeffery. What Chompmenus provides to students is "One location for them to get everything for e t' K 5' free," Jeffery said. The owners also work with restaurants to negotiate exclusive online specials, such as five-five-five deals, and restaurant credit to encourage people to continuously use the service. "It's better than just calling because then you don't get anything back," Jeffery said. r to look in Joe Kelly, Webmaster for the t's not like I Reitz Union, uses Chompmenus and agrees the service is more der pizza all convenient than calling. s ridiculous. "It's just easier to look in one elly location," Kelly said. "It's not like rebmaster I just want to order pizza all the time, that's ridiculous." One problem with online ordering is the chance the restauraunt won't receive an order; however, Chompmenus has not had problems with this. "There is no fail," Jeffery said. "We wouldn't have gotten where we are if our technology didn't work." Businesses are quickly realizing the benefits of this type of advertising. "It's more convenient for everyone," Geyzer Salgabo, a manager for Fritanga Latin Grill, said. The owners of YNot Advertising, avid football fans sick of snowy Pennsylvania, are happy to be in Gainesville. "Since we got down here we're in love with the Gator atmosphere," Jeffery said. Tips to beat bad guys \1 he fighting genre of games has inhaled quarters and imparted blisters since Data East's "Karate Champ" in 1984. Throughout its storied history, the fighting genre has included combatants ranging from sumo wrestlers, Native Americans, a guy named Dr. Baldhead and a tree. Though the fighting-game universe is clogged with diverse characters, here are two you certainly Kent wouldn't want to go toeto-toe with. Resident Assistant: He should be considered a worthy, if not beguiling, adversary. Though the RA seemingly lacks brute force or bearable social temperament, he is not to be underestimated. Master of deception, the RA lunges with passive aggression and deflects blows with the Invisible Shield of SelfImportanc. Beware his meticulously honed Awkward-Invitationsto-Talk-About-Your-Problems Fu or Surprised-Me-in-Leonardo's-HowCan-I-Get-Out-of-This-WithoutSitting-with-Him Reverse Chin Lock. Finishing Move: the Door Knock It's a blow that creates devastation matched only by its simplicity. When the RA's opponents are drunk off of perceived covert victory and the beer Virgil bought them, the RA strikes. With one to three stem knocks on the door, the RA renders his adversaries senseless. Only able to jockey for position under the bed or indefinitely shift glances from the locked door to the pile of Olde English bottles on the Russell carpet, challengers are doomed. Guy Who Takes Beer Pong Way Too Seriously This vile antagonist cannot be defeated. He must be outlasted. Frequently traveling in pairs, the GWTBPWTS finds strength in numbers. But once separated from the empowering white hats and hastily rolled sleeves of their kin, the GWTBPWTS shrivels into a husk of clumsy head nods and pretended text-message-checking. Avoid the Sonic "Bro!" Attack, GHB Sleeper Hold and Flying Homophobia Arm Bar. Finishing Move: N/A The Guy Who Takes Beer Pong Way Too Seriously is far too inebriated and asleep in the bathtub for any finishing move. Com uter Problems. Fixd f a Fixed. Fast! Fixed. Cheap! Fixed. Right! ALL BRANDS REPAIRED-DESKTOPS-LAPTOPS-MACS In-shop OR On-site @ your dorm, apt or home FREE Pickup & Delivery Impact Computer Repair 381-8282 Creekside Mall by Gator Text Books Featuring: 'Entertainment 'Free food and giveaways *Chance to win prizes, including a $500 shopping spree to the UF Book Store 'Sign up for a free year membership to the UF Alumni Association 'Albert & Alberta and more! Family & friends welcome! 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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 13 New ad tactics deceive jCa I e n d a r By LAUREN RUFF Avenue Contributing Writer In the age of the. Internet and pop-up blockers, marketers are findingnew andmore deceptive ways of invading your bandwidth with their latest swag -Ashleeturfing. Ashleeturfing, when paid marketers pose as regular people and subtly recommend a product, is on the rise in online venues. "Historically, word of mouth has been between consumers, but now it's exploded as people go to chat rooms, read and exchange product Compani reviews," said UT marketing that you d professor Richard Lutz. good. Whe The method received its spect cons name when a marketing firm ers are mo infiltrated multiple message the boards, posting faux fan reviews about Ashlee Simpson's -h 2005 album, "I Am Me." The message was found verbatim on more than 20 different forums. Originally, marketers never attempted to disguise the messages as originating from a marketer. Instead, blatant advertisements would be posted, said Scott Meldrum, president and founder of the marketing firm HypeCouncil. "We typically would [post] service announcement-type messages in forums and, as such, there wasn't any need to stick around to answer questions or to interact with the community," Meldrum said, "Today, these types of messages are ignored, flamed or removed," he said. "That's where the outright deceptive practice of using established profiles comes in." Sarah Reno, a sophomore at U, has heard about Ashleeturfing and said doesn't like when people make friends with marketers posing on Web sites. "If it was me, I'd be turned off to buying any products from that company," Reno said. The ethical nature of Ashleeturfing has spawned a fervent debate in the marketing community. "For it to be ethical, people believe that you should disclose that," Lutz said. "But certainly we know that there are lots of incidents in which it is not es have found disclosed." o well by doing The Word of Mouth n companies reMarketing Association, umers, consumWOMMA, a self-regulated re responsive to group of marketers, has :ompany. begun to take the issue of ethical Ashleeturfing into its aol Rubin own hands. IA director_, "Because word-of-mouth marketing is fundamentally the most honest form of marketing, our members came to us early on," said Michael Rubin, the director of member services at WOMMA, in a phone interview. "They wanted to form an ethical practice." WOMMA's members, such as AOL and Microsoft, pledge to respect consumers by facilitating open and honest communication, according to the WOMMA Code of Ethics. While members of WOMMA are eliminating a way to advertise their product, they may in fact do better because.of it. "Companies have found that you do well by doing good," Rubin said. "When companies respect consumers, consumers are more responsive to the company." @00 Reitz Union Cinema, film: "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang," 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., free 04.20 Common Grounds, live music: The Appleseed Cast, Aloha, Textual, 9 p.m., $8 04.21 Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, live music: UF Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choruses, 7:30 p.m., $25-$35 04.22 University Auditorium, live music: Roby Lakatos Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25 04.23 Reitz Union Cinema, film: "Syriana," 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., free 04.24 Atlantic live music: Sir Prize Fighter, J.Page, Scouts Honor, The Body Electric, 10 p.m., $5 0425 age 0 0 0 FI d TH I INSURI"ANCE IT-a":d "Students need Health Insurance. Help protect yourself from the rising cost of medical services. You deserve quality health insurance coverage, and it is available for you. We at Chip Williams & Associates will help you acquire that insurance" Chip Williams WE FIND ANSWERS. CHIP WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES A Contracted General Agency For: Independent Insurance Agents S BlueCross BlueShield of Florida rmNm 3 U 3669 S.W. 2nd Avenue -----------Thu SF 4-0 AlhbtCiyM h osGrs nFl h Mobile Automotive Repair m Full Service Car Repair Lower Raes!, ONLY $54.00/H R -Complete Overh auis -Tune-Ups Thu 4-20: Alphabet City, The Most, Girls on Film Fri 4-21: The Appleseed Cast, Aloha, Textual $8 Sat 4-22: Captured! By Robots, Johan Ess $6 Mon 4-24: The Queers, J. Page, No More, The Monistats $8 Wed 4-26: Rainer Maria, The Beat Buttons, Solid Pony $8 Thu 4-27:,Avadi, The Draft, Smoke or Fire $10 Fri 4-28: Emery, Jonezetta, Doors at 6:30pm $10 Sat 4-29 Mnrninnhpll Rr-nfn-ppt Qnhnt-c In Ant-mr-etirArcher Rd. II I GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS I a FREE Multi Vitamin w/S30 purchase I I Only available at Butle Plam lotion, next to Albertsons. I *Nat vald With any otter offes, see sales ranto. itr details. L ------377--6453 O 3H MEET LCOSMETIOCENTISTRYSINCE -, Five or more sunburns doable your risk of developing skin cancer. Prorecr your skis). www.aad.org -F".462 [ERM

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14, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 ',. Liquid Ginger Asian Grille and Teahouse 101 SE 2nd PL (Behind Hippodrome Suncenter Downtown) Pan-Asian seafood, steaks, and stir-fry in a relaxing upscale atmosphere. Try our wide selection of exotic martinis and hot teas. Open for lunch Sun-Fri and Dinner every nite 5-10:30pm. Call 3712323 for a reservation. David's BBC Breakfast, Lunch, Oinner, Eat-in, Take-out, Drive-Thru, Catering or Tailgating. Everybody loves David's BBQ because unlike ordinary BBQ places, David's cooks over a real WOOD fire! Eat where the locals eat! Voted #1 880 in Gainesville! Approved caterer for UF's Emerson Alumni Hall. Mon. thru Sat. 7am 'til 9pm Sunday's open at 8am. Drive Thru 'til 9:30pm seven days! 352-373-2002. Have David's BBQ delivered by Gatorfood.com Bistro 1245 Gourmet food at student prices! Over 100 selections of wines, starting at $9.99 a bottle. Wine tastings Wed. and Fri at 4pm. Three half glasses only $5.95. Open 11am-11 pm MonThurs, and until midnight Friday and Saturday. Call 376-0000 for reservations or check the web at ww.leonardos706.com. Cafe Gardens Cafit Gardens has been just across from the UF Campus since 1976. This quaint landmark establishment with award winning courtyard dining is perfect for any date or gathering, Don't miss the Friday wine tastings 6-8pm. Open 7 days. Lunch meetings catered. Daily Lunch & Drink Specials. -Live Music NightlyCall 376-2233 1643 NW 1st Ave. Book Lover's Cafe Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine prepared with all natural ingredients. Organic food, smoothies and juices. Amex/Visa/ ATM 1 am-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 371-1711 ww.mildredsbigcityfood.com AN Golden Buddha 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 DEUVERY 613 NW 16th Ave. 372-4282. Full menu and specials GainesvilleGoldenBuddha.com. Gyros Plus 1011 W. University Ave. 11-10 Mon-Sun 336-5323. We have the best Falafel, Tabouli, Hummus, Babe, Grape Leaves & Gyros-beef or chicken. Fresh smoothie bar & Baklava. Pita Bread Bakery at 2401 SW 13th St., 3724995. We sell hookahs, parts, charcoals, fine tobacco and halal meat. The Ndew Deal Cafe Consistently voted best burger in Gainesville. Other best of awards include: salad, dessert, martini, wine list. 3443 W. University Ave. 371-4418 ww.w mildredsbigcityfood.com Virtually Cuban Finally! Authentic Cuban food at an affordable price Virtually Cuban serves a savory selection 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. 11am -9pm. Sun. 12pm -4pm 336-4125 or www.virtuallycuban.com -We 0eliver Deja Brew Cafe This is a coffee shop that should be a stop on everyone's list. Deia Brew serves the finest coffee in town! Enjoy fine coffee, specialty drinks, gourmet pastries and more. All served to you by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Deja braw is open 6:30am-12:30am seven days a week. so you wifl have plenty of time to enjoy one or more of your favorite drinks. Hope to see you there! 1412 W. Urversity Ave. 372-6169 / I ti ii ii -I [g I / Bento Cafe 3830 W. Newberry Rd. Suite 15 Royal Park Plaza (next to Gator Oocksidej Enjoy sushi, rice bowls, noodle bowls, and bento boxes. Try our Boba Tea with over 30 different flavors. First in Gainesville in a trendy, hip atmosphere. Open everyday 11 am-1 0:30pm. Carry-out or dine-in checkout our menu at Gatorfood.com. 377-8686. Junior's Gainesville's premiere spot for southern style home-cooking. Featuring fresh greens, macaroni and cheese, fried chicken, pork chops, and more. Lunch buffet Tues. & Fri., 11 am-3pm. Breakfast Sat. & Sun. 7am-1 Dam. Saturday seafood buffet 11 am-8pm. Sunday buffet 11 am-Bpm. 1218 N. Main St. Call 371-8008. I Caf@. Jerusalem Delicious Gourmet Kosher dining at Ray's Place inside the new Hillel building. Lunch served 11: 30am-2pm and dinner 6pm:Bpm daily. Ray's Place serves a variety of dishes. You didn't think Cacciatore could be Kosher? How about Jerk Chicken? Beef Lo Mein? All this plus traditional Jewish dishes and Deli; fresh soup & salad bar, vegetarian entrees, and homemade desserts. Shabbat dinner Fridays. Meal Plans and Catering available, Off Campus Dining Cards Accepted. Oeiivery available through Gatorfood.com. Weekend hours vary. 372-2900 2020 W. University Ave Leonardo's 706 Serving gourmet pastas, california pizzas, fresh fish, steak, chops, salads, and desserts. Live jazz 7:30pm Monday and Thursday. Sunday brunch 10:30am featuring international brunch buffet with never-ending mimosas starting at 1:00pm. Open 5-11pm Mon.-Thurs. Open until midnight Friday and Saturday. Sunday brunch 10:30am. dinner 4-11pm. Call 378-2001 for reservations or carry-out. Or visit our website at www.Leonardos706.com El Tore 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. Uve music 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Burrito Brothers Serving Gainesville since 1976. Mede to order, made from scratch. Many vegetarian & vegan items available. Open 7 days, 11 am10pm. 1402 W. University Ave. 378-5948. www.burritobros.com

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 15 "0 l Tapas 12 West Having difficulty committing? Let your tastes roam without fear of censure. Our appetizersized and priced tapas, inspired by cuisines the world over, will have you partaking of more than one dish at a meal. 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 HappyHour prices from 5 to 7pm Monday through Saturday 12 West University Ave. 377-9468 Saigon Legend Delicious traditional Vietnamese cuisine with popular Asian favorites as well. Pho, Banh-uon, Banh Xeb, 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 available. Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9pm. 374-0934. 1228 W. Univ. Ave. Farah's 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 Iam-1Dpm wed -fri 11 am-midnight sat noon -midnight closed sunday 378-5179 1120 university ave. Next to Bank of America Mildred's Big City Food Meals made from scratch with organic local produce, fresh meats & seafood, daily baked breads & desserts by Gainesville's most awarded chef. Consistently voted best chef, menu, salad, seafood, martini, wine list, wine bar, dessert & service. 3445 W. University Ave. 371-1711 www.mildredsbigcityfood.com George's at Phil Nicks, Inc. Chef specialties include old fashion beef stew, barbeque pulled pork, fresh vegetable platter, barbeque ribs, aid homemade lasagna. This Down ai Institution is located at 37 North Main Street, offering a comfortable atmosphere to meet your breakfast (from 6:30 to 11:00am) and lunch (from I I to 3pm) needs. Catering your private party is available. Call 376-8269 or Fax 367-4395 Leonardo's Pizza Pizza legend since 1973. Whole pizzas & slices. Open 7 days a week 9am-11pm SunThurs.: Fri & Sat till 12am. C-ll ahead for pickup 375-2007. For delivery cell 379-FOOD. PBP Buckets $500. Win RB Logo Merchandise. Breakfast served daily 9:00 sA 1245 W. Univ. Ave. 375-2007 www.Leonardos706.com Mellow Mushroom Take a trip to mellowmushroom.com. Since 1974, we've been dishing out high-quality ingredients in all of our specialty -pizzas, monumental hoagies, and scrumptious salads. And yes, we deliver. Dom. Buckets $7, Iion. Trivia 9pm $. 1209 W. University Ave. 367-0012. to dining out for information contact Adrian K. Marshall at Alligator Advertising 1376.4482 Bennigan's Happy Hour specials all day everyday. Great food and attentive service. 3208 SW Archer Road 373-2800. Open Monday-Saturday 11 am-2am, Sun 11-11. ihe independent rLfid Avw

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16, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 S JuJ11in1A1t Andrea Morales/ Alligator Staff Seniors Jason Ehrenman and Matt Hiemenz have kept the juggling club going since they established it on campus two years ago. By JOE HUNTER Avenue Writer They're lessons inNewtonian physics that fit in the palm of your hand. Or on your shoulder. Or your elbow. Objects in Motion -more commonly, though unofficially, called the Juggling Club at UF -uses smooth balls to demonstrate juggling. "I love doing this to little children," said Jason Ehrenman, club president, in reference to moving the acrylic ball smoothly along his hands and arms. "It really confuses them." Club co-presidents Matthew Hiemenz and Jason Ehrenman, both seniors at TF, perform at Gator Nights about once a month under the troupe name Spherocity. There are two main types of juggling: toss, where the balls leave contact with the juggler, and contact, where objects remain in contact with the juggler. "The two require very different types of coordination," Hiemenz said. "Toss juggling requires good hand-eye coordination. Contact juggling doesn't require looking at all." Whereas toss juggling can be done with just about anything, contact juggling is usually done with very hard, clear acrylic balls about half an inch larger than billiard balls. They are very smooth and are sometimes used as ball bearings in industrial machinery, Hiemenz said. Because balls are a solid color, and usually transparent, motions look fluid and smooth. The result is a hypnotic effect on spectators, Hiemenz said. "Any time I can mesmerize someone, I feel like I've accomplished something," club member Jacob Spitz explained. For toss juggling beginners, Hiemenz recommended practicing in front of a wall to keep from walking forward as one practices. There are no dues required for the club, but long-term members are encouraged to buy their own equipment. The acrylic balls cost about $25 each, "You definitely Hiemenz said. you didn't kn "You defiwhen you ro nitelyfindbones over them at you didn't bright know you had when you roll Matthew an acrylic over Club cothem and they turn bright red," Hiemenz said. Especially when first learning contact juggling, jugglers learn to work with their own bodies quickly, Ehreaman said. "You have to learn your own anatomy;" he said. "We all have our horror stories." And these horror stories are not confined to the juggler. "Our friend that used to work Gator Nights was trying to learn the 'Windshield Wiper,' and he hurled the ball forward and hit someone square in the eyes," he said. For this reason, it is recommended that people attending y l/ H 0C club meetings refrain from wearing open-toed shoes, Hiemenz said. Members have become involved in the club in a variety of ways, but one main way the club gets exposure is through demonstrations. "I was walking by the room during a meeting and I saw stuff moving," club member David Groover said. "Then a bunch of people came out and asked if I wanted to learn juggling." Club member Heather Denk said she has trouble explaining the concepts find bones Objects in Motion w you had utilizes. an acrylic "The way I d they turn usually describe ed." it to people is, 'Have you seen iemenz Labyrinth?' No? under Never mind, then,"' she said. When showingtheir skills off, club members are used to getting reactions of intrigue, Hiemenz said. Spectators tend to think there is a trick involved in contact juggling because it looks so smooth, but the only trick is learning the hand movements, he said. Another common point of interest for onlookers is what the ball is made of. "Someone actually asked me if it was made of water," Ehrenman said. "Usually when people ask that now, we just say it's made of dreams -or, if it's the black ball, nightmares." 30 25 20 15 U 10 ) 5 0 Year ~4'. University of Florida Student Health Care Center www.shcc.ufl.edu/gatorwell

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Classif eds THURSDAY, APRIL 20,2006 ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/ciass For Rent For Rent Rent For Rent For Rent ishe furnished ishe furnished O F nfurnihed *SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?* Get your own this fall! 2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly Leasing for FALL*377-2777 4-26-72-1 Super Clean Studio Walk to ShandsAnnual lease Now as low as $355 monthly inc all utilities ph 336-9836 4-26-72-1 NEED ROOMMATES?! 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Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D, Roommate match. 379-9300 4-26-72-1 UNBEATABLE MAY SPECIALS! 2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA*4BR4BA Roommate matching*Cable w/5 HBO's*FREE ethernet*Cyber Cafe* 2 Pools*24 Hr Gym*Tanning Leasing for May! *373-9009 4-26-52-1 GET REAL @ LEXINGTON'CROSSING! 2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA*4BR/4BA RMM Match*Cable w/5 HBO's FREE Ethernet* Cyber Cafe 2 Pools*24 Hr Gym*Tanning 373-9009 4-26-52-1 Open House Th & Fr Free pizza & drinks! Rest Specials! The closest apts to UF: All inclusive, furnished TOWNHOUSES, free roommate matching. The Courtyards 372-3557 www.LiveNearCampus.com 4-26-50-1 Countryside Condo 4BR/4BA Ethernet, util incl. no cap, W/D, furnished, secure, excercise/pool, bus to UF 3 mi. $465/mo/rm. Vanessa 352-217-3564, Flo 352-357-9656 or 352-634-4814, Sebastian 352-874-8905 5-30-32-1 LOCATION, LOCATION Windsor Hall. Luxury living for women. 2 Blks to UF. Rent inc furniture, utils cable, ethernet, pvt BA, kitchenette security, pool, gym, sundeck. 352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com. 4-26-26-1 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION Summer leases. Includes util, ethernet, meals & parking. Only 1 block from campus. 377-4265 Only $460/Summer A or B, $920/Summer C 4-26-23-1 4BR/4BA CONDO. University Terrace West. SW 20th Ave. W/D, $350/mo per room. Avail Aug 15th. Pool, hottub. Call 352-586-6468 4-26-21-1 CONDOCountryside at Un. 4 Bed 4 Bath $425/mo. On 2 bus routes; close to UF. Call 772-633-0516 or email hamklh@aol.com. 4-26-19-1 Fully furnished 3BR/3BA avail in 4BR/4BA @ Countryside. Individual leases. W/D, pool, gym, security, utils, cable $420/mo each incls. all. Call 813-713-6485 4-26-15-1 Campus Club 1 BR fully furnished available in 4BR apt. shared BA. Male preferred. May 6August 11. $1000 up front or $375/mo utils & ethernet included, on busline, pool, gym. 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Call Betty 372-1191 4-26-12-1 UTO, 10 mis to UP & Shands 3BR/3BA May 1 -Aug 1. $350/mo 352-472-5778 or 305299-3485. 4-25-10-1 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 lv mssg. 4-26-11-1 Large 2,400 sq ft home. 3BR/3BA w./3 separate studios. Equipped w/W/D & hi spd cable, 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 4-26-10-1 Summer rent. Beautiful house 2BR/2BA in downtown Gainesville. Avail this summer May 7 -Aug 13. Rent negotiable. Call 352870-3988 after 5pm. 4-21-7-1 **WALK TO CAMPUS** Condo in LaMancha 4BR/2BA indiv leases. Fully furn, utils included. $450/mo. Call 2789347. www.bogartproperties.com 4-26-10-1 *UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST* 4BR/4BA Individuals leases. Fully furnished, utils included. $450/mo. Call 278-9347. www.bogartproperties.com 4-26-10-1 1BR in a 2BR/2BA close to campus. $250/mo plus 1/2 utilities. Cable w/HBO incl Available May -July (I will pay for May). Must like dogs! Email: tarynl6@ufl.edu. 4-21-5-1 BEST SUMMER SUBLEASE 2nd f6, treehouse-like apt. Single, sweet balconcy, shaded and quiet. Between downtown and campus. Lucky to snag it. Avail. after grad. Call 941-661-6517 4-26-7-1 2 BR/2 BA CONDO FOR THE FALL University Commons on Archer. 1 mi from UF! Fully furnished, W/D, pool, $400/mo per room. On 2 bus routes. Avail Aug. 15th. Call 352-258-1184 4-26-7-1 M roommate needed w/owner/student 3/2 house.-Williston & SW 21st Terr area. Extras, furn, utils, cable, etc. W/D, full kitchen. Refs. req'd. Responsible, fun, serious student. $450/mo w/dep Disc avail 386-235-5400 4-26-7-1 Aug rental 4BR/4BA -Countryside. Furn avail, W/D, full kitch, by pool/hot tub. Secure, wireless, cable, utils incl. Bus route. Free parking Best unit/price $435/each. Disc avail. 386-676-9703. email nukkenl@aol.com 4-26-7-1 1BR in 2BR/BA apt in Pinetree Gardens available for summer. Room incl pvt bath and free cable/internet. $350/mo plus 1/2 utils. 561-703-9343 4-26-7-1 Cable, e-net, until, wireless + much more free waiting for you @ La Mancha. All you need is your clothes. Full amen. Walking dist from UF. 4 Br's avail, summer leases avail. $380 jmj4all@ufi.edu or 561-386-8526 4-24-5-1 1/1 Condo for Fall. Enormous size + very private. Fully furn. incl. tv, 2 twin beds sofa bed, & dishes. Easy bike ride to UF & Shands. $599/mo. 352-331-3241 or 757-753-4683. 4-26-6-1 Fall 2006: Fully furnished room in 4 Bed 4 Bath condo. All utils, cable w/HBO, and hispd internet incl. $425/mo. Close to campus. 352-494-2394. 5-25-10-1 Small efficiency condo newly renovated fully furn. Coin W/D on premises. Lease until July 31st. $425/mo. 1 mi from UF. Call 866-2059440. 4-26-6-1 Beautiful New! Steal of a Deal! Hailey Gardens 1BR/1.5BA, W/D,. $650/mo (utils iso!) Avail. May. Close to Shands, mall, dining, shopping. Bike ride to campus. Partially furs. Call 504-501-5100 or 504-501-5876 4-26-6-1 Nice room in shared 3BR/2BA home on NW 10th Ave 1 mile to UP. $3 00/mo + 1/3 bills, free pkg; bike/bus, near shops, dwntwn. Ideal for good student. 352-871-5633 4-26-5-1 HUGE CONDO ON NEWBERRY 2BR/2BA, W/D, quiet area w/pool, $400 + 1/2 utils, Fall & spring lease. 278-3332 530-10-1 #r Flnt" o nfurnished QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo. 01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or mobile 213-3901. 4-26-72-2 Available Now at UF 1 and 2 Br's from $555 Laundry on site. Pets ok! Wood floors, balconies available. Open until 8PM Weekdays 371-7777 4-26-72-2 LYONS SPECIAL $99 1st month's rent 377-8797 4-26-72-2 Need a Rental Home or Condo? Need A Tenant? CALL THE BEST! Watson Reahy Corp. REALT'ORlS www.watsonrent.com Property Mgmt/Rentals 352-335-0440 Full Service Sales 352-377-8899 gvillepm@watsonrealtycorp.com 4-26-72-2 Wake up & walk to UF Studios & 1 bedrooms Starting @ $489 Pet friendly, Pool *Come See! 372-7111* 4-26-72-2 AUGUST AVAILABILITY! 0 1,2 & 3 BR's! HUGE Floorplans! Water/sewer included! Pets OK Affordable $559-$7599 Bus/Bike to UF* 335-7275 4-26-72-2 BIG CITY LIVING DOWNTOWN Stylish Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, & 3/3's Pool *Alarm Pets Welcome Leasing for Fall: 338-0002 4-26-72-2 eSUN ISLAND APTS. OSome furnished avail* GeWalk or Bike to Campus 00 1-1 $480/moe@2-1 $540/mo www.sunisland.info @00376-6720 4-26-72-2 1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopsig, 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! Your Home For Fall! 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18, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 For Rent For Rent For Rent ) For Rent For Rent'' Unfurnished ) unfrnished unishe nished l) unfurnished BEAUTIFUL AND NEW Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets I Only 1.5 wiles to UF 2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 4-26-72-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-6-168-2 Sun Bay Apartments Summer -Fall Special Reduced summer rates on 15 Month lease, one bedroom apts. 352-376-6720 4-26-72-2 AFFORDABLE 2BRs at UF From $589. Pets ok. Laundry, Free Parking Open Weekends. 371-7777 4-26-72-2 STUDIOS ACROSS FROM UF From $489. Pool. Laundry. Pets ok Free Parking. Avail Fall. Open Weekends 371-0769 4-26-72-2 All about the Extrast Luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 TH FREE Cable HBO/Sho, Tanning; Aerobics, HUGE Gym, W/D, Alarm, Gated, We have SPECIALS, Call 338-4455 4-26-72-2 _FIDO FRIENDLY-* 1 br $609, 2br $669, 3br $895 Near Butler Plaza Spacious Alarms Includes some utilities* Park FREE @UF ww.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111 4-26-72-2 ULTIMATE LUXURY HUGE 2br/2ba & 3br/3ba TNHMS W/D* Alarm*Gated*Garages* Tanning ENDLESS AMENITIESprivate dog park FREE Cable* Close to UF & SFCC RoomMateMatch Leasing for Summer/Fall -377-2801 4-26-7-2'**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL** NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint 3BR/2BA Flats @0 $839/mo 2BR/2BA Flats 00 $725/mo 2BRover 1100 sq ft 00 $725/ mo 1 BR-over 800 sq ft 00 $625/mo Close to UF, beautiful, quiet High-speed wireless internet $450 deposit 376-2507 4-26-72-2 THE LUXURY YOU WANT. AT THE PRICE YOU NEED Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets Why spend more? 372-8100 4-26-72-2 HUGE*AFFORDABLE*1,2 & 3BR Starting at just $639 Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF Indiv lease & Util Avail Call Now -377-7401 4-26-72-2 CLOSE TO CAMPUS Available now! 2 BR/1 BA Apt. $475 MITCHELL REALTY 374-8579x1 4-26-72-2 SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER Huge 1, 2, & 3BRs $629, $729 & $649 1.3 Mi to UF Pets Ok 352-3AW401 4-26-72-2 STUDIO APT. 60 Sec. walk to UF. 1 or 2 rooms. Short term avail. $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-26-72-2 BIG & CHEAP 2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595 3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695 1800 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail. 373-4423 www.fnaximumre.com 8-16-131-2 Campus Realty Great homes for rent in the UF area! 352-692-3800 www.campusrealtygroup.com/rentals 4-26-72-2 GIGANTIC 1, 2, & 3 BR flats w/porches FREE Alarm, FREE Tanning, W/D 24hr Gym, PC Lab, Pool, w/Sundeck Gated Entry 372-0400 4-26-71-2 BIG LUXURY 2/2 Flats & 3/3 Townhomes w/Garage FREE Tanning*FREE Alarms*W/D* Cyber Cafe*Gated Entry*Screened Porches 24hr Gym & Sauna*Pool w/Sundeck We Love Pets* ONLY 1.5 miles to UF Now Leasing for Fail*372-0400 4-26-71. NEWLY REMODELED AT UF Studios and 1 BR's from $599 Central Air/Wood Floors available Reserve for Fall 371-7777 4-26-69-2 ACROSS FROM UF Studios/1/2 BRs from $589 Central Air, Wood Floors. Pets ok, Laundry on site. Reserve for Fall 371-0769 4-26-69-2 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 426-69-2 1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air, dishwasher, ceramic tile, private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From $545. 377-1633 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 375-7'04 4-26-65-2 ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS! Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units! Great location, price & size! Just a few left 376-1248 4-26-64-2 PRIVATE BACKYARD 1/1, 2/2, & 3/2 Villas with backyard Newly Renovated, Full Appliances FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime Starting at $428/person Hidden Lake 374-FUNN (3866) 4-26-62-2 MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK 3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fail! FREE UF F5ARKING, tennis, Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm 376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com 4-26-60-2 *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. 4-26-60-2 MORE FOR YOUR MONEY 1, 2, & 3 BR Apartments Starting @ $380. 352-331-8225 or 332-5070. 4-26-57-2 MINUTES FROM UFM 3/3's from only $405 per Edrm 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 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Convenient Bus Route! 4-26-60-2 BLOCKS TO UFI 4BR houses from $1500/ MO, 3BR houses from $1075/MO, 2BR apts from $495/MO, 1BR apts from $450/MO. Owner operated. See dalyproperties.com or Call Carol 377-3852 4-26-55-2 Lofts & Townhomes Sign now forAug! 20flplns 1-5BR next to UF VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223 4-26-50-2 PET'S PARADISE No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR, fireplace, new carpet, paint, appliances, privacy fence. 1000 SW 59 Terr $495/mo 331-2099. Private owner please leave detailed msg. 4-26-36-2 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 2840316. 8-16-58-2 3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Large fenced backyard with screened porch. W/D. Pets ok. Avail May 1, $900/mo. Call 352-466-7091. 4-20-30-2 LUXURIOUS HAILE PLANTATION CONDO. 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, alarm. 1 mile from UF Avail for fall. 352-222-4235. $900/MO. 426-33-2 3bd/1.5ba house. N.W. area. Central AC/HT, ceiling fans. Extra space for den or home office. Carpet and tile. W&D hook ups. Fenced back yard and private drive way. $930 one year or $870 two year lease. Call (352) 3756754. No section 8. 4-26-33-2 2bd/2ba house. N.W. area. Up-scale neighborhood. 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 4-26-33-2 SAVE $$$, GET MORE! 3BR/2BA for less than $300/person B-ball, Comp lab, Gym, FREE UF-parking www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111 4-26-49-2 1105 NW 14th Ave. Avail. May 10. 3BR/ 2BA. 2000 sq. ft. cent H/AC, family room office, fence, garage, carport, W/D, Pest count & lawn maint. inc. 1 mi from UF. $1200/mo. Andree Realty. 352-375-2900 4-26-32-2 0@ GREAT HOUSES FOR FALL S O Close to UF. Fenced yards Email: SBR@JacksonLLC.com 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 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 4-26-29-2 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 gvll32601@gmail.com 4-26-26-2 FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES! Huge 4BR townhomes wN/D. 1662 sq.ft. FREE gyw wembershipl 352-332-7401 4-26-26-2 SORORITY ROW AREA Live in luxury @ Windsor Hall. 2 Blocks to UF Incd everything + pool, gyw, sundeck. Starting at $410/mo. 336-9255. 4-26-26-2 ** WALK TO UF ** From any of our studio, 1, 2, 3, or 4BR classic apts or vintage howes. Starting at $350/mo.Come byand pick up one of our availability lists @ 821 NW 13th St. or call 375-8256 4-26-26-2 ** WALK TO UF ** Sorority Row area. 1BR/1BA apt in historic stone building. Beautiful hardwood floors, cent AC/heat, 911 SW 6th Ave. $750/mo. 375-8256 4-26-26-2 HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN. Studio, 2BR, 1BR $375-750. Wood firs. vaulted ceilings. Native landscape. Quaint settings. Must see at:: pleasantstreet.net 4-26-24-2 HOUSES 1.5 mi to UF for Aug. 1st. 630 NW 35th St. 3/2 fam. rm $1200, 611 NW 34th Terr. 3/2 faw 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. 7-27-43-2 One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has it all. All util. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373 Stop by 1215 NE20thAve. 4-21-20-2 Union Street Station 2BR/2BA luxury apartment. W/D, alarw, Berber carpet, balconi 3rd floor, free parking. $1250/we. 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 ATucker458@aol.com 4-26-22-2 *AVOID NOISY NEIGHBORS* 2/BR/2BA Flat FREE Tanning, WiD, Huge 24 hr. gym, PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly, Free Cable, Leasing for Fall: 377-2777 4-26-19-2 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 426-18-2 4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1100/mo 3BR/2BA House $1100/mo 1 BR/1 BA Duck Pond $495/mo Ask about Move-In Specials! 30+ Properties Available www.Bosshardtpm.com 352-371-2118 4-26-17-2 3BR/1BA house. 3 blocks from campus. Ceiling fans. Central heat/air. $1100/mo. Efficiency $450. No dogs. First, last, sec. Also one and two BR's avail in Fall 3783704. 4-26-16-2 Beautiful, spacious 1BR/1BA 750 sq. ft. Condo located By Oaks Mall $550/mo w/ great amenitiesCall 786-325-9478 Available Now! 4-26-15-2 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 DUCKPOND 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. 426-14-2 New condo in great SW location. Completely renovated 3BR/2/5BA. w/new apple, plumbing, carpet, paint, etc. Convenient to Oaks Mall, Restaurants, 1-75. Great Neightborhood Ideal for Grad students. 215-9078. 4-26-142 TIRED OF ROOMMATES? Studio apartment 1 mile from Shands and UF. $450/mo. Call Janet 871-5928. 4-2614-2 *HOUSE-SORORITY ROW AREA* 3BR/2BA, 2-story stone house. Totally remodeled. W/D. CentAC. $1425/mo. 375-8256 4-26-14-2 -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 www.gore-rabell.com 8-16-37-2 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 352-3184553 4-26-12-2 DOWNTOWN GAINESVILLE Union St. Station. 2BR/2BA Manny 352-317-4408 4-26-12-2 Close to Campus condo 2BR/1 BA from $650, on bus and SNAP route, new paint new paint new carpet, inside washer/dryer, Call 352328-6576 http://www.realestatesky.com/ GatorPlace.html 4-25-10-2 Unfurnished new townhouse. 3BR/2.5BA. All appliances, central H/AC, ceramic tile, ceiling fans. $80 util allownace, cable. $1200/ mo. Pets Ok Owner/Manager 352-472-9778, 305-299-3485 4-25-10-2 Large 1920 Cracker House Fully restored. 4BR/2BA, hdwd firs, cent AC/ heat, W/D, deck, big beautiful yard, close to downtown & campus. $1500/mo. 373-5295 4-26-11-2 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, 352-4660165 4-26-11-2 ATTENTION ORLANDO STUDENTS! Interested In Working For Some Qf Orlando's Most Established Companies This Sunmer? Tews Coipaty Staffing Is Currently Recruiting Students To Work During The Srrniuer For Numterous Positions Including: Office Assistants Front Desk Assistants Custonter Service Accounting Assisan/s Adniisfrative Assistant/s Our clients include Orlando's Largest Healthcare Provide; Comnvmercial Real Estate Developers, Telecommttunications Firis, Adverising Agencies and Many More! $10 -.$12/HOUR .No Fee! Call (407)740-8866, xl 82 or Email rtOtten@tewscOmpany.cOm

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 20060 ALLIGATOR, 19 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unfurnished unfurnished ) punishedd unfurnished Unfurnished house for rent. 6BR/2.5BA. .25 mi from campus. $1800/mo. 514-2039 4-25-10-2 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 ceilings, huge oak trees. Grad or prof. students preferred. 377-4217 4-26-11-2 $325 room + 1/4 util. Private bath, walk-in closet, WIO, balcony, pool. See photos. www.rentalworkshop.com Close to campus + very nice. Call 870-0904 or 3184553. 414 Condo. 4-21-8-2 Duplex flat 2BR/1BA. Central AC, private front patio & back yard. 900 sq. ft. $525/MO 3215 SW 26th Terrace 407-363-7198 or 407234-1380 4-26-10-2 5 minutes to UP. Newer executive 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 PETS FREE 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 PETS FREE 3BR/2BA. Home. Wood floors, porch, central air, washer/dryer. 521 NW 4th St. $975 month 1 year lease. Call Montana 386-2952989 4-26-10-2 PETSFREE 2BR/2BA townhome near Casa Blanca. Washer/dryer, central air. $900 month 1 year lease. Call Montana 386-295-2989 '4-26-10-2 Huge 2BR, 2 blocks N of UF. Airy, newly renovated, hardwood floors, W/D, ceiling fans. Avail fall. $650-720/mo. Also 1 BR -$400/mo. Call 373-5295 4-26-9-2 Summer sublease. 1BR/1BA unfurnished. Recenly remodeled. Next to pool. Walk to campus & bars. 1518 NW 4th Ave. Apt F. Please contact College Park Apts. 371-7777 4-26-9-2 TOP QUALITY, GREAT LOCATIONS. Upscale 1 & 2BR apts 1 blk to campus N&E side. Year leases avail beginning summer or fall. No pets., K&M Properties 372-1509 4-26-9-2 SPACIOUS ROOMS IN GREAT LOCTION Great For Students. You must see this 6BR/3BA. Bike or walk to campus. Call Eric for details 682-7424 4-20-5-2 APTS and HOMES for Rent Visit our website at www.merrillmanagement.net Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" 1BR 1BAApts 1 BLK to UF 1236 SW 4th Ave $485/mo Carpet, Central H &Air, Laundry Facilities. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2 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 421-5-2 3 BLKS TO UF! 1BR 1BAApt with extra room 1029 SW 3rd Avenue $485/mo Carpet Central H & Air. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2 1BR 1BA Apt 1 BLK TO UF! 1218 SW 3rd Ave $425/mo Carpet, Wlndow A/C, Nat Gas ht Incids Wtr, Swg, pst control. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2 2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF 840 Sq ft. $550/mo St Croix Apts Central H & Air, Incids Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctr & Garbage. 829 SW 5th Avenue Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 421-5-2 2BR 1BAApt 1BLK to UF! 1234 SW 1st Ave #B $600/mo Central H &Air, Carpet. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-21-5-2 3-4BR Houses, 1-2BR apts. Spacious, efficient homes with updated kitchen, tiled floors. Biking distance to campus. Large fenced yard. Pet friendly. $475-1225/mo. 352-372-4768 6-22-20-2 Nice 3BR/1 BA NW home w/great yard $900 monthly 352-318-3830 4-21-5-2 3BR/BA HOUSE NEAR CAMPUS. Large fenced yard. 506 NW 34th St. Rent $1200/mo. Call 335-5424. See: www.bellaproperties.net 4-26-8-2 1 BLOCK TO UF 01112 SW 4th Ave. 2BR/1 BA $800/mo. 1BR/1BA $600/mo 03416 NW 7th Ave 3BR/2BA $1175/mo. Contact Michael 3312100 4-26-7-2 Room avail. in Campus Lodge. Aug'06-Aug'07. $489/mo, utils incl. Fully furnished 4BR/4BA. Call Matt for details, 321-537-2010. 4-20-3-2 Spacious 1 Bd Condo New appliances, W/D, cerrnamic tile fir, 4 blocks to Shands and UF, Available May 1 $680. + Deposit, 371-9520. 4-26-6-2 3BR/2BA 515 NW 51st. St Near Gainesville Health & Fitness. Fireplace, screened lanai, garage, W/D. Avail. Aug. 1st. $1275/mo. Call 333-9874. 4-26-6-2 U r n 3BR/2BR 3401 NW 7th Pl. Over 2000 sq ft. large living, dining & family rooms. W/D, Great location. $1300/mo. Avail Aug. 1st. Call 333-9874. 4-26-6-2 $270/mo 1B.R. 1 blk from UF. Avail May 5. Lease summer only or until end of fall '06. Perfect opportunity for spring '07 study abroad students not wanting 1 yr. lease. 305-389-2209 or email miguelI8@ufl.edu 4-26-6-2 1 BLOCK TO UF/ STADIUM! cute 3/2 house avail Aug. 1 W/D, bar, huge yard included. Make $200 + on game days parking cars. $1800/mo. Call 219-6209. 425-5-2 AVAILABLE NOW! Nice 2BR/1 BA apt. Close to camus and convenient to everything. $450/ mo. Call Richard 371-4367. 5-25-10-2 I *** 0.8 MILES TO UF*** Historic apts. & houses. Near downtown 1-4 BR, wood firs, high ceilings. $325-950/mo. 214-9270. 8-16-30-2 SW 20, Mill Run Townhouse. 2BR/2.5BA. New paint, tile, washer/dryer, couples small family, grad students preferred. $750/mo. 328-1655. www.geocities.com/millrunapt. 4-26-6-2 Beautiful home for rent -Recent Remodel! 4/2 with tile floors, alarm, W/D, and upgraded kitchen appliances $1600/mo 735 NW 36 St. Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2 814 NW 11th Ave -1/1 $525/mo. Charming duplex with hardwood floors and fenced yard. Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2 Amazing home for rent 3/1 $1500 utilities inc, pool & lawn care, has sun deck, bar, party room, pool and fenced yard. Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2 6428 NW25th Terr-1/1 $400 Cute Northpoint Villas Condo for rent avail. 5/31/06 tile floors W/D hook ups, reserved parking. Campus Realty 692-3800 4-26-5-2 Apartments Available Now All Florida Areas. All Major US Cities Browse our listing FREE WWW.SUBLET.COM 1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-1-2 Aug 1st walk/bike to UF. Huge old SBR/2BA. Remodeled, fenced, W/D, wired. Pets? $1250/mo. Lease, deposit. ALSO 3BR/1BA near UF AVAILABLE NOW $895/mo. Call 941-870-3425 6-6-12-2 **STUDENTS** 1, 2, & 3BR Houses &Apartments Near campus. Pets arranged. Call 371-3260 5-30-10-2 $600/mo, Very quiet spacious, spotless, safe, near UF/downtown. Adorable 2BR, W/O hookups, pvt patio, ceiling fans, green space, busline, parking, 1824 NW 10th St. No pets. 376-0080 5-16-6-2 $500/mo Very quiet, spacious, spotless, safe, near UF/downtown, adorable 1BR/ 1BA, carpeted, large private patio, ceiling fans, greenspace, busline, parking 1807 NW 10th St. No pets 376-0080 5-16-6-2 Su bleases New site offers solution for subleasers: a marketplace to match leasers with tenants! Only national service of its kind. No matter the need, you can find it here! Free to register! Visit: www.SubleaseAuction.com 4-6-20-3 DESPERATE sublease in the Laurels. 1BR, Ig walk-in closet, upstairs w/balcony in BR. Reduced to $300/mo + utils, leasee will pay assignment fee. Please call 352-476-3860 or email smonroe@tampabay.rr.com.4-26-26-3 1BR/BAin 2BR/2.5BA NEW townhouse. Furnished, W/D, internet included. $600/mo + utilities. 3 blocks to campus. Avail MayAug. email Call Whit 561-346-4954 4-2123-3 LEXINGTON CROSSING Bedroom w/ private bathroom May thru August $400/month Everything is included GREAT DEAL 954-610-4120. David 4-2621-3 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 4-26-25-3 Countryside @ University Condo 2 bedroom avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Cable, water elec. incl. except phone. Call Irvin (904)61 00967 or email icheng@bellsouth.net. 420-20-3 Female for 1 BR/1 BA 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 407808-1814 4-26-21-3 ** 1 Mile From UFI ** 3BR apartment/private bath. Gated community. Lg pool/ hi spd. int. $504/mo Call 904-542-6969 (day), 904-563-3825 (eve). 4-26-21-3 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 sublease 1BR Avail., in house. W/D, wireless internet, parking, furn/unfurn. $300/mo. w/o util. OBO Call 352-246-1379. 4-26-21-3 The Polqs 2BR/2BA. Unfurnished. W/D May -June -July. $600/mo + util. Call 239-887-1342 email sylviar484@gmail.com 4-6-5-3 Summer sublease avail. May-Aug for $295/ mo. 1 BR/ 1BA in 3/3. Call Brittany at 239699-4594. 4-20-15-3 Female 1BR/1BA @ Countryside. May 8 -Aug 5 w/Aug free. $393/mo all util incl. Fplly furn, 9, 35 bus. Pool, gym. Call Lauren 352870-9902 4-21-15-3 2BR/1BA apt available. May 15th $589/mo. Homestead 352-335-1572 or 239-671-8399 4-26-18-3 Female for 1BR/1BA in 4/4 @ G'ville Place. May-Aug. Furnished, all util. incl, cable, ethernet, wash/dry, gym, pool, comp lab. $430/ mo. Negotiable. 352-.346-8465. 4-21-13-3 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 321-228-1469 4-26-15-3 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. 4-26-14-3 *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. buil. close to pool, clubhouse, gym. $415/mo. Save $35/mo. Evr. incl.305-9651663, 954-663-4224, 352-870-8125 4-26.14-3 $$BONUS$$ Female Sublease May to Aug. 1 BR/1 BA in a 3BR/3BA2 story unit at the Laurels (upstairs w/balcony) Extra clean! Price negotiable. All utils incl. Call 386-454-1363, 352-262-7170. 4-26-14-3 WALK/BIKE TO UP! 1BR/BA Avail. May-Aug in 2 BR/BA apt. fully furs all stuns + internet W/O DW inGI. $450 OBO (352) 262-6824, mferrol4@ufl.edu. 4-26-14-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE I BR in 4BR/2BA house SW 12th St. Next to campus. Great location. $350/mo. Contact Erik 352-281-1337. 4-20-10-3 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 MayAugust '06. Furnished, fridge, microwave, cable, internet, poolGREAT ROOM! Call 561-312-4063 for information 4-21-10-3 AUGUST FREE Gainesville Place sublease May-Aug. 1/1 in a 4/4. $350/mo includes utis, cable/internet, furn. No roommates 321-624-7913, Laura 4-21-9-3 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. A99. late April-July 26. Call Jen 561-809-8933 424-10-3 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!!! 4-24-10-3 Classifieds. Continued on next page. a &a. I I U,, -C.

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20, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 Sb s I es a e Subleases Subleases Male @ Oxford Manor. IBRJ1BA in 3BRJ 3BA. Furnished starting May thru August 7. $420/mo. Great amenities. Call Alex 7867597-6965 4-26-11-3 Spacious 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/BA Apartment in The Landings on SW 13th St. $360/mo plus utilities. Call Scott at 352-514-4356. Avail immediately. 4-25-10-3 $376 1BR/share IBA in 4BR/3BA Campus Club Apts. Poolside building. June July, Aug lease. Call 352-870-3234 or Email prsprv'@gmail.com for further information .Ask for Jay. 4-26-11-3 lBR/1BA in Gainesville Place. Male room. Lease is from May -Aug. $350/mo. Call 941219-9099 4-26-11-3 1BR/1BA at The Laurels. May to Aug. $775 Price negotialbe. W/D, wireless internet, pool, Pets welcome. Call Rachel at 772473-7475 4-26-11-3 Walk to campus. Sublease for summer Windsor Hal furn, private bath, kitchenfte. 1 or 2 students, M/F. We pay $625/mo will sub for $425/mo. Call 239-571-5789 4-26-11-3 Summer sublease 1ER/1BA in 3BR/3BA Live in the Laurels furn/unfurn, W/D, all utils incl. $450/mo. Exclusive gated community. Convenient location. Monitored alarm system. 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 426-12-3 The Estates 1BR/1BA Available in 3BR/3BA for Summer C. Two pools, on bus route, gated, quiet, gym, W/D, on 3rd floor, immaculate condition new carpet & tile. $490/MO obo. Scott 215-901-8311 or Arielle 215-620-0034 4-26-5-3 .e.LIVE DOWNTOWNee. 1BR summer sublease Arlington Square full amenities; next to Drangonfly & Starbucks PH: 328-418.9 ; Josh.manning@yahoo.com 4-26-10-3 Walk less than 1/2 mile to campus! Stay May 6th thru Aug. 18th. Pay for only 3 months. $3991MO Incl. internet, cable, utils. Fully furn. in 4Blr/2BA. Huge backyard, wood floors. 'all Noel @ 352-375-4635 4-26-10-3 SUMMER sublease furnished Negotiable pricecheap! 28th & Univeristy 786-200-0483 4-26-10-3 1BR/lBA apt. downtown-avail May-July, $550/mo, utils incl, unfurn, May rent free, walk to buses, Hippodrome, downtown bars & restaurants. Call Kate -262-4876 4-26-10-3 BEAUTIFUL VICTORIA STATION Summer sublease May -Mid Aug 2BR/ 2.5BA. Tile floor, W/D, free internet. $350/ each + utils OBO. 352-262-2439 4-26-10-3 Countryside Apartments 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA Apartment; Fully Furnished; Utilities Included; Wreless Internet Included; Washer and Dryer; Cable Included; Spacious & Luxurious Living w/ Walk-In Closet; Located in a central location to UF Campus. Summer Sublease for only $300/MO. Sublease available >From May-July or May-August. Call 954-303-5175 4-21-7-3 Sublease 1 BR 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 352-871-8199 4-20-6-3 Summer sublease @ Lexington Crossing. 1/1 in a 3/3, fully furnished, util, pool, hi spd internet, cable, $325/mo. Call Erica @ 904716n1.I8 4-26-10-3 1BR apt in Frederick Gardens avail May 1. Call Maryann at 386-747-7202 4-26-9-3 ESTATES 1BR in 3/3 from May -Aug. Discounted at $400/mo OB. Includes everything. Furn or Unfurn. Call Rob 352-6654990 4-20-5-3 Summer sublease @ Campus Lodge. 1BR/ 1BA in 2BR/2BA. Third floor, furnished, util, cableethernet, and much more all incl. Great View. $480/mo. Matt 954-591-2349 4-20-5-3 1 BLOCK BEHIND SWAMP Looking Glass summer sublease. W/D, internet etc, $450/mo 561-339-1219 4-26-6-3 WALK TO CLASS! Looking Glass Apts. 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. W/D, internet included. $470/mo + utils. Call 407-920-3173 45-26-9-3 Summer sublease May-July 31. $419/mo. Studio behind Butler Plaza. Nice quaint apt. near bus stop. Call 708-370-2002 or email at acojuang@ufl.edu. 4-20-5-3 Live on your own for the summer 1/1 on NW 4th Ave near stadium. Avail May 1st. $375/ mo. Call 321-354-4534 to see. Pets allowed! Rent Negotiable. 4-20-4-3 SUBLEASE @ CAMPUS LODGE $375/mo Utils, W/D units, cable, pool & gym incl. sean2124@hotmail.com or call 850-2179836 4-20-5-3 200 STEPS to NORMAN HALL & 13th ST. Avail May -possible renew for fall. Central H/A. Studio, tile floors. $350/mo. Great Location. Call John 1-352-816-0303 4-268-3 Male college roommate wanted to share enormous 2BR/2BA on bus rte. Camelot Apts. Pool, clubhouse, fully furn, no radon, NS, $430/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Randy 561213-2899 or 561-866-7958 4-21-5-3 University Glades Female 1BR/1BA in 3/3 furnished, walkin closet, all util incl. May-Aug $480/mo, Pay only June & July! 407-970-9072 or lisa23@uf.edu. 4-21-5-3 Summer sublease @ Stoneridge. 1/1 in 4/4. $400/mo all utils incl. Cable/Internet. Furn/ unfurn. Dates flexible. W/D & walk-in closet. Girls only. Call 832-512-8252 4-21-5-3 lBR/share BA in 4BR/3BA Apt. Campus Club. Furnished. Ind Everything. May -Aug. Pool, gym, bball & ball cts. Call Jon 407361-7541 $390/mo OBO. 5-18-10-3 ** WITH A FRIEND** for Summer @ The Courtyards. Walk to campus, furnished,utilities incl, pool. $360 each. OBO. Call 786-317-0990 4-21-5-3 1BR in 2/1 avail Fall 1600 sq t townhouse. All incl rent furnished @ Courtyards $525/mo female only. 300 ft to campus. Call 704-9852476 or mandyrh@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3 1BR apt available May 7, Aug 20 big back yard, quiet, furnished, nice. Cable internet included. Very close to UF. $400. Call 352562-1424 Pets ok. 4-21-5-3 CAMPUS LODGE $375/mo May-Aug, All util/cable incl, fully furn w/private bath, ethernet, W/D, pool, gym, tan beds, comp lab, 352-283-1773 or jerrytl7@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3 *5 BLOCKS TO UF. & bars. IBR in 3BR/2BA. $340/mo. Cable/wireless. NW 14th St. & 5th Ave. Call 352-514-5548 4-25-6-3 3 MINS TO UF 1BR in 3BR only $300/mo + utils. Spacious, furnished house with parking, porch, yards, and more. On SW 3rd Ave. May 1 -Aug 31 dates flexible. Call Amanda at 850-591-5854 or email mandiep@uf.edu 4-21-5-3 1 BR/i BA in Tivoli Apt Avail from Apr 23 to July 25. $345/mo on 13 bus, incl all utils, cable, W/D; gym & pool free in Apt. Big discount for rent will be given to early response. Negotiable. Call 352-392-9285 or kjwangi28@yahoo.com 4-21-5-3 Sublease May 7 -Aug 7. Oxford Manor. 1/1 in a 3/3. Fully furnished; cable, utilities incl. $450 OBO. Call Kate at 312-718-7737 4-26-8-3 2 FEMALES NEED A 3rd 1 Block to UF. 1227 SW 4th Ave, Apt 1. 1BR in 3BR apt. $350/mo. Avail now for summer. Call Richard 331-0590 or 514-5060 cell. 426-8-3 Summer sublease @ Lexington 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. $450/mo. Avail May thruy Aug. price negotiablefl Everrything included. Call 727-776-3380 or joshf44@ufl.edu 4-21-5-3 Live with your friends! 1 or 2BR summer sublese available to females in Gainesville Place Apts. All amenities and utilities included. Great deal! 352-871-3649 4-26-8-3 University Commons $390/mo incl. utils. 1 or 2 rooms avail. Close to campus. Call Whitney 239-470-1734 4-20-3-3 New 3 Story Townhouse -2BR/2BA avail in a 4ER/4.5EA from 5/12 to 7/31 1 blk from campus. $600 per bdrm everything inc. 407484-9681 4-26-7-3 FREE MAY RENT @ Windsor Park Apts. 1BR/1BA in 3/3. May 6-Aug. All utilities and W/D included. Pets OK. or email r4izalice@hotmail.com 4-24-5-3 $296 at Greenwich Green Female roommate wanted. 1BR in 3BR, W/ D, fully furnished. 321-626-3885 4-26-7-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE The Courtyards 1BR in 4BR apt. Walk to campus, $375/mo fully furnished, all utils + internet incl. Call John 603-233-8140 4-26-7-3 UNIV HEIGHTS -$319/MO 2 BR avail in 2/1. 1.5 blocks to campus furnished. MAYAUG. 301-221-7666 426-7-3 Huge 1 BR/i BA in 4BR @Stoneridge. Avail May-July. $343/mo +utils. Male preferred. Free wireless internet. Gym, pool, W/D, tennis. Call Alyssa @ 863-944-3320 4-20-3-3 Spacious 1 BR/i BA located at 3461 SW 2nd Ave. Walk to UF, minutes from Oaks Mall. $415/mo w/partial repayment of deposit. Call Jack at 281-7845 4-24-5-3 GAINESVILLE PLACE 1BR/IBA in 4BR/4BA. W/D, cable, ethernet, all utils incl. Negotiable. Call Mike 941-3130242 4-26-7-3 GAINESVILLE PLACE Aug FREE. $375/mo negotiable. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Furnished May-Aug. Includes EVERYTHING. Call Tiffany. 727-743-4150 or tiff1984@ufl.edu 4-26-7-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE May 10-Aug 10. Fully furnished 1/1 in 4/4 Gainesville Place. $400/mo. May and Aug FREE! Call Oya 863-370-9601 4-20-3-3 **10 BLKS'TO UF** Historic Victorian House. Quaint 1BR/1BA apts. High ceilings, wood floors, ceiling fans, AC/Ht. $475/mo avail now-Aug 1st. 225 SW 3rd Ave. Some pets ok. 376-2184 5-30-36-3 Summer Sublease 25 steps from campus, Norman Hall $325/ mo + utils. OBO. Fully furnished. Call 352281-0866 or aprousea(ufl.edu. 3 rooms avail. 4-25-5-3 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA $ 325/mo. OBO utilities incl. @ Boardwalk avail. Early/mid May. Pets welcome. Call 407-738-2169 for details. 4-26-6-3 Summer Sublease Spacious 1 BR in 4BR house off University on 16th & 3rd. Furrshed, Everything included. $400/mo OBO. Walk to bars. Call Tracy 954605-4495 4-26-6-3 Sublease 2BR/1BA 2-story apt. $470/mo. Now until July 31st. Option to renew. Free internet. Less than 1 mile to campus. Eric 328-6753. 4-26-6-3 COTTAGE-STYLE HOUSE Summer sublease May 1-Augrenew avail. 1BR/1BANW 27th ST. Pets ok. $550/mo. 757-748-8999 lv. msg. 4-26-6-3 Female for summer sublease. lBR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Windsor Park. Fully furn. Ethernet, 2nd floor, indiv. lease., everything incl. $460/mo. NEGOTIABLE. Call 904-6629600. 4-26-6-3 3 Furnished rooms in 4BR/4BA condo. All utils, cable w/HBO, and hi-speed internet incl. $400/mo. Avail. May 1. 352-494-2394. 5-25-10-3 1,2, or 3BR in 4BR apt. at the Courtyards. $400/mo. Pool, laundry, close to campus. Girls only. 813-368-5846. 5-25-10-3 August'06 to May'07 $699/mo + util. for a 2BR/1.5BA townhouse @ Oakforest. NO security -deposit + pets welcome. Call Tracie @ 352-283-3717. 518-8-3 ***** Studio on NW 8th Ave ***** Bright, Clean, Beautiful, & Close to campus. Reduced to $375/mo. May 15th -July 31st. w/option to sign new lease in Aug. Call 3752362 or rolls@ufl.edu. 4-25-5-3 1BR with bathroom & shower. 4BR apt. Kitchen & common room. Roomy. Utilities included. Sublease all summer. Price negotiable. 954-701-6020. 4-26-6-3 LEXINGTON $300/mo. 4BR/4BA. any or all furn, unlim. util., ethernet, cable and more! Call (305) 321-7825. 4-26-6-3. SUBLEASE FOR SUMMER lBR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. 3 Blocks behind Swamp Restaurant. Rent negotiable. W/D, pool, balcony. Call Michelle 850-865-2776. 4-24-4-3 Summer Sublease. Avail. May-Aug. at the Estates. Rent Negotiable. Nice apt. On the pool but not poolside. Avail for lease for following school year. Contact Michelle 8712307. 4-26-6-3 **Walk to Class*** 1 or 2 furn. BR's. Avail for May-Aug. sublet in 3 BR. house at 321 NW 26th St. Big rooms, hardwoods, new appliances. $350 +1/3 utils. Call Josh 850-284-7511. Price neg. 4-26-6-3 Avail immed thru July 31st. M/F tofill 1BR/BA in a spacious 3BR/2BA house. Huge, fenced in backyard. W/D included. Inernet/cable. $300 + 1/3 utilities. Wi1 work w/animals. No sec. deposit. Call Amanda at 561-629-3102. 4-26-6-3 lBR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Cobblestone. Avail May 1st -Aug 8th (or any part of) $300/mo negotiable. Furnished, W/D, DW, microwave. Gated community. On bus rte. Call 305-2813151 4-26-5-3 One mile from UF Campus Edge furnished 1 BR/i BA. Washer & dryer, male/female April -August $425/mo price negotiable 386-8431208 or brendtm@ufl.edu. 4-26-5-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE avail May-July, Univ Heights, 1 BR, clean, safe, walk to UF, cheap utilties, call Monica for more details! 561603-6492 4-26-5-3 Summer Sublet May-Aug $325/mo Roommate needed for Huge Bedroom in fully furnished 2BR/1BA Apt Near Campus, Pool & gym, Pets welcome 305-542-5626 chenza2l@hotmail.com 426-5-3 ROYAL VILLAGE sublease $300/mo, 1BR for female, May-Aug, all utils incl, fully furn, Luciana 305-505-6231 or luxi85@yahoo.com 4-26-5-3 Sublease May-Aug 1/1 in a 2/2 furnished all util included W/D in unit internet cable 2 pools nice gym all for $459/month -last month only $200. Call 386-637-2860 4-26-5-3 Female @ Oxford Manor 1BR/1BA in 3BR/ 3BA. Starting may, 1 mi from campus. $375/ mo w/utilities. Call Evelyn 352-256-2832 for details. 4-26-5-3 $430/mo all inclusive @ Spyglass Apts. 1 BR/ 1 BA in 3BR/3BA. Gated & close to UF & mall. Pool, jacuzzi, gym, etc. Move in whenever to July 31st. Call 813-390-9173 4-26-5-3 1BR avail immed in 2200 sq ft 4BR/4BA house. Wood deck w/uppper level in large yard, hot tub, 2 car carport w/garage. $500/ mo w/utils. 1761 SW 35th Ave 772-633-5172 4-26-5-3 Summer sublease. lBR/1BA in 4BR/4BA in the Estates. 3 friendly girls. $350/mo includes utils. W/D, tile, internet, pools, gym, on bus route. 561-251-8842 4-26-5-3 GREAT SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR in 4BR apt @ The Estates. Fully furn, pvt bath, located directly on the pool. Avail 5/ 8 thruAug. Price negotiable & incl everything. Call 352-514-2023 or ccsport@aol-com 426-5-3 $400/mo. 2 month sublease, June/July. Lexington. Reduced rate. Call 239-398-1756 4-26-5-3 HIDDEN LAKE BR/pvt BA May toAug. $425/ mo price negotiable. Furnished, internet & more. Call 813-382-2714 4-26-5-3 Live with a friend this summer. Subleasing 2BR/2BA in Melrose. $375/mo each inc all utils. 909-629-1646 4-26-5-3 Awesome! University Club 1BR/BA in a 4BR/BA fully furnished, 3 bus routes, valet trash service, internet, TV, & utilities, 1 price, May-Aug. Best offer accepted Laure @ 772486-3418 4-25-4-3 2BR/2.5BA townhouse in Rocky Point. Price neg. Very spacious. W/D hookups, pool, stocked pond, summer sublease. Call 863206-2196 ask for Brandon. 4-26-5-3 THE ESTATES 1BR/1BA in 2/2. Pool view. Pets welcome. All util inc Cable & ethernet. Female roommate. May-Aug. $545/mo or negotiable 512-695-5144 4-26-5-3 13ejmates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-26-72-4 Female roommate for one/two female UF students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second walk to UF. Old house charm with all amenities. Avail Now. $400 -up. 352-538-2181.Lv message. Private Owner 4-26-72-4 Female roommate wanted 2BR/2.5BA $465 +1/2.utill/mo Cable/phone/HS int., AC, alarm, DW, W/D, parking, pool, gym, bus stop, near campus. Non-smoking 407-782-2105 426-50-4 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 internet, HBO cable, sec alm, util. incl. $500/ mo. Jacqueline 395-7462 or 941-780-3526 4-26-22-4 Avail May 2 rooms in large house, 1 blk from 13th & University. $300 + split until. Sec dep, NS, no pets. Contact gvII32601@gmaiI.com or leave message at 904-513-1431 4-2626-4 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 4-26-11-4 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers"

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 21 -RoommateS, Roomhide_ #00 ,,Es'iate Re~alEstate Furhuishings Roommate needed to share 2BR/2BA Vintage View condo w/grad student. Quiet and clean community. $495/mo includes all utils., wireless internet & cable Call Matt 407-702-8019 4-21-20-4 Need roommate to share 2BR/1BA condo with yard & deck in nice residential area with male grad student $400/MOall util. incl.cable/int Ineal67@yahoo.com 309-868-2234 4-21-20-4 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 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 ID req Sat TV/HBO/SHO, Only interested need apply. Donna 331-2344. 518-20-4 1BR in a 3BR/2BA house in Northwood Oaks. Fully furn. Hi spd wireless internet, cable, local phone, W/D, Ig yard, pvt parking. 15 min. from UF. Off bus route $400/mo + utils. Avail immediately. Call 352-283-2005. 4-26-16-4 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 furn. W/D, hi-spd, internet, cable, phone & all utils. incl. $480/MO Female only Call Helena @ 727-501-5191 4-26-15-4 ** FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED ** To Share NEW 4BR/ 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. 426-14-4 $250 room for rent. Close to UF. Cool house. Great student roommates. Flexible lease. Easy move in costs. 941-870-3425 6-6-20-4 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 407421-3121 4-24-10-4 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 2-24-10-4 2 females looking for tidy female. Casablanca West. 2 mi from UF. Close bus stop. $475/mo incl util. No smoking or pets. 352-846-8168 or 561-329-7231 4-20-7-4 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 @ 904246-6564 4-26-11-4 ** FEMALE ROOMMATE SEEKING THE SAME ASAP! ** Private BRIBA in a 2BR/2BA apt. Fully furnished in University Commons West. Avail now through August $375/MO 352-258-1184 4-26-10-4 Male Roommates Needed 4BR/2BA on the corner of 34th and University. Close to Campus. $350 + utilities!! WOW!! Call David @ 954-817-9101 or email David@bankonit.com 4-26-9-4 3BR/2BA house, prefer a female roommate. Fully furn house w/option to furnish room. 10 min to UF. SW neighborhood. Pool, satellite, internet, good for grad students. $475/mo, inc utils. Avail July 772-201-9933 -4-26-9-4 BR for rent. Duplex in residental NW 10 min to UF. Female needed. $375/mo. Available row. Pets. Deposits. joelle12@ufl.edu 407808-4361 -Iv msg. 4-20-5-4 2 female roommates looking for M/F to share 3BR/3BA condo. 1 mi from campus w/bus route. $275/mo + 1/3 util. Please call 352316-1063 4-26-9-4 BR/pvt BA conv loc, quiet, park-side NE Gville home. Seek serious F student, NS, mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets. Easy bike/drive to UF/dntwn. Furn if need $500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3098. 4-26-8-4 Dental student has 2BRs avail in 3BR/2.5BA' townhouse. $290-340/mo + split utils. 2.5 mi from UF. Great bus route. W/D in unit. Comon area furnished. High speed wireless internet. Poolview. Makaela 239-821-2654 4-26-8-4 M/F, NS, prof/grad student needed for 2BR/ 2BA apt. in the Laurels. Dogs ok. Rent negotiable. Call Josh 352-359-3936 4-26-8-4 Cheerful 3BR house near campus wi/wooden floors -ROOM available -female wanted share w/2 fem. students. $320/mo 374-8299. 3436 NW 7th Ave. 4-26-8-4 Roommate needed! Center Ct. Apts. $350/ rho + utilties. 10 min walk from UF. Call ASAPI 561-307-4336 4-21-5-4 Huge home needs 2 roommates. Reg or master BR. Quiet area, W/D, hi-spd, den, fam room, bar area, yard serve near UF, 2 bus rts. -$400 + util. 335-4533; davem@ufi.edu 4-26-8-4 Roommate wanted for Lrg 2Stry house on NW side. $450 Ind everything. Musical/ Artistic/Groovy people pref. Call Ricky 407-616-5544. or richard.m.leon@sfcc.edu. Check it out! 4-26-7-4 1 NS F needed for 4BR/2BA house in Northwood Pines .No pets. Avail immed. $350/mo +1/4 utils. Contact 123daisy@excite.com or call 352-384-3905 4-26-7-4 Dedicated student to share 2BR/2BA townhouse. Large BR, huge living space, pool, fireplace. Cable TV, wireless, W/D, utilities incl. Must be neat & responsible. $450/mo 352-376-9756. Mwsoto@ufl.edu 5-30-12-4 Quiet Responsible F 4BR/3BA. Charming, Spacious brick home with fireplace. 1 min. to UF. HBO/cable, hi-spd wrls internet, W/D, storage. Your room furn./unfurn. New carpet & paint. Close to Publix/CVS 305-282-1897. 4-26-6-4 2 ROOMS AVAILABLE in 4 Br. house; big house w/pool & deck. In nice neighborhood; $400/mo; Call Tom 305-323-2090. 4-26-6-4 Furnished 1 BR. w/private bath. Campus View Condo. Corner 13th &Archer .Wireless internet. All utils. included. $500/mo. W/D, Available for summer &/or fall opt. 1 yr. lease. 989-980-2807. 4-26-6-4 1 or 2 GUYS for FALL 4BR/2.5BA House 1 mi from campus w/hottub. Must like dogs. Call for details. Amy 352-262-3662 or Katie 407-399-7877 4-20-5-4 Nice rm in shared 3BR/2BA home on NW 10th Ave, 1 mile to UF. $300/mo + 1/3 bills, free parking; bike/bus, near shops dwntwn. Ideal for good student. 352-871-5633 426-5-4 Male college student needs roommate in 4BR/4BA Countryside condo.Own BR/BA, W/D, high speed internet. Avail now. Close to campus. $430/mo includes utils. 863-6341893 4-26-5-4 Male roommate. 4BR house. -Walking distance to UF. Call 630-841-6220 4-26-5-4 WALK TO SWRCI Behind Hilton near K&K, 3BR/2BA condo. Furn, private rooms, W/D, dishwasher, wireless, pool, patio, lots of parking! 2 rooms avail nowl $285/ mo + 1/3 util. 281-7834 pics & more @ www.geocities.com/timcasey67/ForRentl 4-26-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone. Please Call 373-Find Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House 3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352538-2181 Iv mssg 4-26-72-5 NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND EXISTING CONDOS NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or call Today Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus Realty 4-26-115-5 *NEW JACKSON SQUARE* Spectacular university views. Walk to UF & the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today. 52 units available. Starting in mid-200's. Call Eric Wild 870-9453 4-26-72-5 Great homes close to UF STOP Renting. Buy now. FREE LIST OF HOMES www.Homes-Near-UF.com Campus Realty Group 4-26-72-5 Hot Student Condos Near UF Save Thousands When You Buy Now FREE LIST OF UF CONDOS www.Condos-Near-UF.com Campus Realty Group 4-26-52-5 2 4BR/4BA's FOR SALE BY OWNER. Countryside and University Terrace. Near pool. Great location. On bus line. 2 milesfrom campus 407-620-1555 4-26-45-5 LOOKING TO BUY A CONDO? Do your homework; check out: www.CollegeCondominiums.com. One stop shop with direct links to sites. Fast, Free, & Easy. LOOK HERE FIRST 4-26-34-5 INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Summit House Condos, newly renovated 1 and 2 BR units starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med, Health Sci., etc. & heart of UF. $3,000 Closing Cost Credit w/ Preferred Lenders. Call Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at 352-372-5375 or at onside office 352-3762410. 4-26-28-5 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 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 commision! 4-26-26-5 Malore Gardens 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 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 minutes. 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 (352665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475). 4-26-21-5 INCOME PRODUCING 4/4 Condo @ Countryside. Fully furnished, rented, & appliances. POOL VIEW in $190s. Call SIDNEY 770-851-1292. 4-26-21-5 2BR/2.5BA townhouse in Fox Moor behind 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 WALK TO UF LAW SCHOOL 4BR/2BA fully renovated house, 1310 sq ft. brand new kitchen & BA, ind firs, new water heater, 20x40 deck in back yard. Call Marc J. Nakler, Campus Realty. 352-235-1576 4-26-8-5 Stunning '2 BR/1.5 BA condo. New tile, carpet, and paint. Minutes to UF, shopping, 1-75, and on the bus route. Priced at $119,000. Call American Dreams Realty, LLC at (352) 338-7505 4-26-8-5 A place to build your dream home. This 4.39 acre lot has endless potential. Low taxes & minutes to Gainesville. Priced at $110,000. Call American Dreams Realty, LLC at (352) 338-7505 4-26-8-5 Be marveled by this 2 BR/1.5 BA, condo. Equipped with corner fireplace, a screened in porch, simulated wood floors, & alarm system. Priced at $121,900. Call American Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505 4-268-5 This 3BR/2BA split-plan home located in the Orlando area. A must see. Home is close to shopping and zoned for GREAT schools. Priced at $324,900. Call American Dreams Realty,LLC (352) 338-7543 4-26-8-5 CLOSE TO CAMPUS, ON BUS ROUTE. COMPLETELY REMODELED 2BR/1BA. $104,900. Call Matt Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551. 4-26-5-5 UNIVERSITY TERRACE GAINESVILLE 4 BR/4BA condo. W/D, pool, buslines, great location. Leased through July. $179,500. John 786-436-1657. 4-26-6-5 LOOKING GLASS Condominiums -Just 1 block north of the Stadium and Library West. You'll be out of bed & in class in 5 minutes. Forget the bus. No parking hassles. Campus, the stadium and great restaurants are steps away. AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN GET! Call our sales office at 352-264-3783 or Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at 352-264-3800 4-26-6-5 1BR/1BA condo, 2 miles from UF, ground floor, quiet & attractive inexpensive -living $79,000. 373-3964 or 386-462-3066 5-3010-5 Large, very nice 3BR/2BA townhouse. Pool facilities. In Marchwood. Close to UF, Mall Butler Plaza. $156,000. Call 954-298-7591 4-26-5-5 Furnishmg BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillowtop, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-26-72-6 BED -FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice $550 352-372-7490 4-26-72-6 BED -King Pillowtop mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell $170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 426-72-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 4-26-72-6 BEDROOM SET 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes.-Can deliver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400 (352) 372-7490 4-26-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6 DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table, 6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New, still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100. Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-2672-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-26-72-6 Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets $299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169; sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400 4-26-72-6 BRAND NEW FURNITURE ****Shop On-lineOSOS 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 warranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799 4-26-72-6 Bed -$100 All New Full size orthopedic mattress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ warranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 4-26-72-6 BEDROOM SET -$395 BRAND NEW! Still in boxes HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror.chest avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver 352-264-9799 4-26-72-6 Dinette Set -$125 Brand New 5 pc set in box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333 Sofa -$225 BRAND NEW! MICROFIBER Still in package! Will sell with loveseat -$395 for set! Can Del. 376-1600 FUTON-$80BRAND NEW Futon mattress, still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-0333 426-72-6 Pool Table -Gorgeous 8' All wood table. Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell $1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 4-26-72-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1795.00 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 1,gI energy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery. 264-9799 4-26-72-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $80 Queen $100 King $170** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-26-72-6 Classifieds. Continued on next page.

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22, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 EFurnishings Computers For Sale Autos Help Wanted BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $100 352-377-9846. 4-26-72-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516. 4-26-72-6 Bedroom Set$300 BRAND NEW. Still in boxes 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, soi.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 4-26-72-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-26-72-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New, in plastic, warr. "Can del. $80 317-4031 Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-26-72-6 FUTONS .BEDS .FURNITURE LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av. New 0 Used 0 Buy 9 Sell 4-26-72-6 BED SETS CLOSEOUTS Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-26-63-6 MEMORY FOAMSame as Temperpedic Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. Student discounts apply. 4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver! 4-26-63-6 SBeds OFull mattress & boxspring sets $49 Queen sets $89 OSingle sets$39 *King sets $1PSOfrom estate sale. 376-0939/3786005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave. A-76-63-6 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 426-15-6 STACKABLE WASHER & DRYER. Dependable, time-saving and soon to be your best friend! 6' x 2' x 80" deep, white, good cond. $200 OBO. Heidi 813-841-4436 4-20-5-6 FUTON $100/OBO POOLTABLE $250/OBO Fairly new, good condition. Contact Daniella @ 262-7523 4-20-5-6 Glass top dining room table & 2 chairs $80, 2 matching glass top end tables $25, matching coffee table $30, black entertainment center $20, 25" color TV.$40, light gray couch $75, brown 2 pc dresser set/mirror $30, 316-5334 4-21-5-6, FOOSBALL TABLE Standarad size. Classic look, light wood. Excellent condition. Paid $575. Will take $375 OBO. 941-726-3514 4-24-5-6 MOVING SALE! We are selling all household items. See www.impink.nl/bye for details. 4-26-6-6 MOVlfi-SALEOffice Furniture! Matching Set: computer Corner Desk w/hutch + file $200 obo Lg Desk w/ hutch $150 obo. 5 Shelf bookcase $50 obo. 352-338-9997. 4-25-5-6 Computers CASH PAID For Laptops Sales/Strvice 336-0075. Power Supplies & Drives. Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 9-4-72-7 4-26-68-7 GATORNERD.COM -Computer/ laptop repair -Virus, spyware, hardware -Fix it for $44!! -Home/ dorm 352-219-2980 4-26-68-7 W&*iA.u Hoka, u4&! 8-16-89-7 Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/ unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/ ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404. www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7 "COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"_ Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-26-56-7 12-6-118-7 Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed Computer Solutions Inc 352-371-2230 www.gainesvillecsi.com Refer to this ad for 10% off 12-6-118-7 Fixes Computers Experienced specialist W/A+ cert. will fix your computer offlonsite at great rates. Call 359-1862 or visit www.floridatechdiva.com for rates. 4-20-5-7 GFEleCtroniCS In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds 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 PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-26-72-10 BOOKS FOR SALE Thousands of books in all categories. Call for directions to our warehouse. (352) 378-6370. 4-26-16-10 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 FOR SALE BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN Visit my website www.bobbrackin.com 8-31-41-10 MENS SUITS +free tie $159. 40/42 L, 34/36"W, 30" inseam. Polo, St. Laurent + more! Orig. $300 -$500 now $159 CREDIT or CASH. 352-219-8560 4-26-7-10 Sell your stuff at Gainesville's newest flea market. Behind Satchel's Pizza. On Saturdays starting May 13th 8 AM-12 PM. Call 395-6622. 4-26-6-10 Birkenstock, Teva, Merrell, Dansko, Mephisto, Finn Comfort, and More. 10% Off w/Coupon Code: GTR406. 1-800-336-6657; www.happyfeet.com 4-26-5-10 a lMotorcycles, Mopeds) ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 4-26-72-11 Swamp Cycles 534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!! Best Prices and Customer Servicel www.swampcycles.com 4-26-72-11 ***SOLANO CYCLE*** Scooters from $699. Largest selection KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St. 338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-26-72-11 *NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS* Owned by Gator grads. 1901 NW 67 P 352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com Best prices in Gainesville. Will beat all Gville competitor's prices on similar models. 426-72-11 ***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 4-26-35-11 **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. 4-26-26-11 1997 CBR 600 F3 Black/orange. Must sell $3900/OBO. Call 727-742-9001. Leave message. 15K. 421-7-11 Scooter For Sale 2005 Tuohe only 19 mi. $1200/obo. Contact Michelle 407-451-0364 4-26-7-11 SUN CITY AUTO Test drive any vehicle and *GET A 3 DAY, 2 NIGHT VACATION* Ask for details 338-1999 4-26-62-12 1996 DODGE NEON Black w/grey interior. 90K great car for college student $1,500/OBO Call 727-7429001 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 4-26-1012 1996 FORD T-BIRD Red, 2 door, automatic, power windows, A/C works great, AMIFMJCD player, tinted windows, clean & in good cond. 145k mi. graduating student $2500/OBO Call Frant 352-328-5136 4-26-4-12 THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS Transport patients to/from treatments Must have valid driver's license, safe driving record & attend training session. Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info. Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady on Saturday mornings would need transportation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948 4-26-68-13 On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine Catholic Church. For more info, call 216-6648 I live in the Tower Rd. area 4-26-68-13 LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-2657-13 The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking volunteers to become Crisis Line Counselors. Sixty hours of in-depth training are provided. This is an opportunity to impact the lives of fellow community members and to gain life-enhancing communication skills. The next training class begins Saturday, May 20, 2006. Please contact Dana Myers at 2646779 or visit hftp://crisiscenter.alachua.fl.us for more information. 5-18-14-13 Help Wanted OFAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS ORunning or not!* NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS SOver 10 yr sec, to UP students all Don @ 215-7987 4-26-72-12 CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-26-72-12 **QUICK CASH** For CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only Call Ray 352-284-8619 4-26-72-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 4-26-72-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 4-2672-12 BEST CARS S LOWEST PRICES WE BUY CARS www.39thaveimports.com 4-26-70-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings 0 [lie independent florida aigatoAr What's black and white and "read" all over??? The Independent Florida Alligator and you can be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to be come an ADVERTISING INTERN (this is a norn-paid spring position requiring 10-12 hours per week) possibly leading to a paid sales position) If you are a UF or SFCC student available-to work both spring & summer and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and a class schedule by April 21, 2006. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA. 4-21-23-14 LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-26-72-14 Animal Care Tech looking for hard working person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024 between 6-4 M-F. 4-26-72-14 CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95% pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call 800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-26-72-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 426-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and IT needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/ employment 4-26-72-14 $$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$ For gently used brand name Clothing/accessories & furniture $Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 426-72-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-26-72-14 SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, E-mail required Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 4-26-72-14 EARN $60 THIS WEEK! Donate Plasma & Save a Life $$$$$$$$$$$$ Best part-time job you'll ever have. NEW DONORS Bring this Ad and Earn an Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation. DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St. 352-378-9204 4-26-72-14 GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys. 4-26-72-14 Telephone Interviewing NO SALES $7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS Apply @ UF Survey Research Center M-F 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave. Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105 Must work eve/wknd 4-26-72-14 GATOR DOMINOS $10 -15/Hour DRIVERS $6.15 -$7.15/Hour INSIDERS $35K-$50K/year MANAGERS Apply online at www.gatordominos.com Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-26-72-14 GATOR DOMINO'S is now hiring delivery experts & outgoing, friendly customer svc reps. Apply online or at our Jonesville location at 14300 W. Newberry Rd. No exp necessary. Will train the right people! 333-3333 426-72-14 $100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed 13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hiring 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to $125 each night. Apply @3311 W.University. 377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337 4-26-72-14 Summer Jobs 0$2100 OCo-Ed Camp OSeven weeks ORoom and Board Included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs male and female Summer Camp Counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL The camp runs June 5-July22 Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext 251 or 352-669-9443 ext 251 4-26-72-14

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 23 1ep Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help warte DRIVER OPPORTUNITY Gatorfood.com Earn between $14-$20/hr! Make your own schedule. Fun environment, great opportunity. For info contact Julian 379-3663 4-26-73-14 MARIO & LUIGI'S PIZZA Now hiring Flyer Distributors $7.50/hr, Drivers $1012/hr, Pizzamakers $7/hr Apply at 3458 W. University Ave. Call 376-6433 or 871-3368 4-26-72-14 Call center needs experienced telephone agents for all shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in person M-F 9am-4pm 4-26-71-14 FREELANCE ONLINE TUTORS WANTED Work from the convenience of your location. Brainfuse is provider of supplemental services to US students grade 3-12. Send resumes to jobs@brainfuse.com *Bilingual preferred. 4-26-56-14 AIR PiARWIGM NC r myeryu waettofM Leasing Consultant, PT Sales & customer sevice exp. Flexible hours, Great pay Growing & Dynamic Co. Career Advancement! EOE, DFWP 352-375-2152 X301 email: employment@teamparadigm.com www.teamparadigm.com 4-26-55-14 400 counselors & instuctors needed! Co-ed summer camps in Poconos, PA. Top salary, travel paid, best staff. COUNSELORS Camp Wekiza, Wekiza Springs State Park, Apopka, FL Residential Environmental Summer Camp. Orientation 6/6-9. Boys' camp 6/10-24. Girls' camp 6/247/22. Contact mj.meherg@worldnet.at.net 4-26-41-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP $6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 3782442 4-26-34-14 GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availablity) & line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work environment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No calls please 6-1-37-14 HELP WANTEDValid driver's license required. Local moving and storage company. Apply at 505 NW 53rd Ave. Gainesville -3744791 5-30-34-14 TCG Phone Reps needed ASAP evenings and Wkends. Must be articulate. and reliable 371-5888 ext 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr. 5-30-31-14 Web Programming Contractor ASP, ASP.net, VB Script, C#, SQL knowledge. $25+ per hour. Email resume to: jobs@352media.com 4-26-26-14 Camp Counselors needed for great overnight camps in the Pocono Mtns. of PA. Gain valuable experience while working with children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with athletics, swimming, A&C, drama, pilates, archery, gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes course, nature, and much more. Office & Nanny positions also available. Apply on -line at www.pineforestcamp.com. 4-26-26-14 HIRING LIFEGUARDS at $7.25/hr SWIM INSTRUCTORS at $7.60/hr. Call 352-393-8358 for more information and training schedule. 8-10-49-14 LANDSCAPERS NEEDED FT/PT VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE A MUST 0 Call 352-222-1904. 4-26-26-14 G8RBAY.com Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs & Competitive $ 0 eBay Exp Preferred. S Transportation Required 0 Resume To g8rbay@bellsouth.net 4-25-25-14 Attention All 'Majors: Summer Internship still avail. Bus & Mgmt training. Aug profit -$8484, 3hrs credit. Call for info session, Dahnell Clervil 352-258-5807 South Western. 4-26-25-14 VALET PARKING FT and PT. Flexible hours, will work around schedule. Must be customer oriented and dependable. Call or leave message for Andy 1-888-463-1954 ext. 205Good pay! 4-26-23-14 Are you energetic and motivated? Are you looking for a flexible job? LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc. is currently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling Representatives to help maintain the community blood supply. Evening and weekend shifts are available. To apply, please call (352) 224-1741 after 5pm Monday through Thursday and leave a message. EOE/DFWP. 4-21-19-14 *DANCERS NEEDED* Private dance co. Great for students. Great pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start today! 378-3312 4-26-20-14 Part -time lab techs needed for routine microbiology analysis. Send resume to janies@abcr.com or fax to 378-6483 4-2618-14 Camp counselors, lifeguards (will train), nurses, arts/crafts director, equestrian staff. Min. age 18. Salary + meals & housing. 6/57/30. dridgway@girlscouts-gateway.org or 800-347-2688 or EOE/DFWP 4-26-17-14 1 yr.xp. woring /cirenrOn t i( to work shift-work, wkends & holidays, bkgrd Ok reqd. Call btwn. 9AM-1PM 352-378-7074. 4025 NE 1st Terr., G'ville, FL 32609 4-2616-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST Year-round hourly work No Experience Necessary $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGISINV.COM Or by phone at 1-888-242-RGIS 4-26-1614 Hiring Camp Counselorsmake a difference in someones life. Residential counselors needed, salary, room/board. Apply today & start on May 21. Download an application www.campchallengefl.com or 352-383-4711. 4-26-15-14 $$ NANNY JOBS $$ Start Now/ May/ Fall Plan Ahead: NOAH'S ARK NANNY 376-5008. 4-26-14-14 REAL NANNIES NEEDED AM'S/ PM'S MWF/ TTH NOAH'S ARK 376-5008. 4-20-10-14 PT NANNY NEEDED for adorable 3 month old: June 1. WHERE IS MARY POPPINS? NOAH'S ARK: 376-5008. 4-20-10-14 AFTERNOON NANNIES 5 Jobs Now $8/ hr and up NOAH'S ARK 376-5008. 4-20-10-14 TCBY Now Hiring All Shifts. Apply in person @ Thornebrook Village location & 34th St. location in the Crispers Center. 4-26-14-14 MED SCHOOLAPPLICANTS Clinical Assistant Needed for full time patient care. Will train. Email resume to Dr. Levy afn22025@cox.net. 4-26-14-14 BRIDAL CONSULTANT Solutions Bridal FT/PT Salary + comm. Saturdays Required Fax Resume: 374-7293 4-26-12-14 Wanted: Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators, Wannabe Gators & Even NeverWannabeGators For Part Time Inside Sales at Infinite Energy. Salary and Commission. Flexible daytime hours. Call Brad at 331-8837, ext 3125 between 5pm and 7pm on Tuesdays &.Thursdays, or send resume to wehavejobs@infiniteenergy.com Immediate need. Earn money for the beach this summer. EOE/AA/MFDV 4-26-13-14 Engineering Intern PT for Oral Care Company in Alachua. Flexible 15+ hours/wk. Optional FT summer. Must be dependable. CAD knowledge a plus. Call 386-418-1551 4-21-10-14 SALES CONSULTANT Full time.' Send resume to: HR@gleim.com www.gleim.com 4-26-12-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring at both locations. Rock Wall manager, gymnastics coaches, office staff & summer camp counselors. Download app at www.suncountrysports.com Bring to either location. 4-24-10-14 Busy dealership is in need of a positive & friendly individual as our PT receptionist for weekends & evenings. Apply in person at Gainesville Ford. 4-26-11-14 EXPERIENCED SWIM LESSON INSTUCTORS needed for summer. Call Jill @ 335-0518 4-26-11-14 Help wanted. Apply in person. Mancino;s Pizzas & Grinders. 5717 SWTower Rd. 4-25-10-14Applicants needed ASAP. Apply online today. Our clients are in needed of employees right away. 4-26-11-14 'Clubhouse Grill Hiring waitstaff & kitchen staff Both day & night shifts. Accepting applications between 2-4pm weekdays. 5112 NW 34th St. Across from YMCA 4-25-10-14 COLD STONE CREAMERY of Gainesville is hiring a General Manager. Competitive salary, bonus, benefits & vacation. Email resume to ColdStone@GatorZone.com. 4-21-8-14 BEAT THE HEAT!!! In the Mountains of North Carolina, work outside w/kids! Good role models wanted 1-800-551-9136 www.campcarolina.com 4-26-10-14 Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT Must be able to work weekends, breaks, and holidays. Stop by for an application 1510 NW 13th St. 4-26-8-14 Part-time nanny needed for two children in our home. Tuesday and Thursday. Transportation needed. Please call Traci @ 352-258-1561 4-26-10-14 TUTOR POSITIONS The UF Teaching Center is accepting applications for Business, Engineering, Math, Physics & Science tutors. Call 392-2010 or apply online at www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu. 4-21-7-14 ABSOLUTELY THE BEST SUMMERJOB EVER! www.debtfreestudents.com 4-26-10-14 CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Fast-paced call center seeks enthusiastic team players. Flexible hours! Apply in person M-F.9am-4pm. 1830 NE 2nd St. 8-16-29-14 Childcare needed for 8 & 9 year olds in Haile. Mid-May to Aug. Mondays & Thursdays 7am6pm. Fridays-alternating 7:30pm-1pm or 11: 30am-5pm. Must have reliable transporation for driving children to activities. 372-5196 4-26-9-14 SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS Interviewing NOW for jobs beginning August 10th. Leave for the summer knowing you have a job when you return in the Fall. ACTIVITY LEADERS -$10/HR Bachelor's desired or successful experience working with children. AIDE 1-$7.84/hr -HS or equiv. Min. 3 yrs. Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of training & exp. working with children. DRUG TESTING REQUIRED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION CONDUCTEDAA/EOE. Call at 955-7766 for information or pick up application @ 620 E. Univ. Ave (School Board of Alachua County) 4-21-6-14 #%U S% Have the summer of a lifetime. Join us at Camp Laurel South, a premier summer camp in Maine. Our Winter Office is in Gainesvile. We're looking for GATORS to be counselors, instructors in tennis, basketball, piano accompianist, gymnastics and more. Top facilities in a family atmosphere. Exc salaries/ amenities. We support internships! Call 331-4600 or visit www.camplaurelsouth.com 4-20-5-14 PT CLEANERS No experience necessary. No weekends. Excellent pay. Call 378-8252 4-26-9-14 FISH LOVERS WANTED Sales rep for modern fish-only pet store. On job training Flexible 20+ hrs Career opp right individual REQUIREMENTS: Positive attitude, enthusiasm Problem solving skills Fish identification & compatibility. Brief resume to: Karen @ Aquatropics, 2100 SW 34th St. 5-25-13-14 PT Admin Asst needed for Florida Park Service District office. Position involves record keeping, data entry, grant research, coord of volunteer & not-for-profit program. Fax resume: Brenna Oldham 352-955-2139 4-26-9-14 Spanish-speaking professional with excellent phone skills for online jewelry sales. Call 224-1857 between 1:00-3:00, M-F only. Or fax resume to 377-0488. 4-26-9-14 SECRETARY needed Gatorfood.com is looking for personable, responsible, enthusiastic, fun people. Must be available to work summer & weekends. Customer svc exp helpful. For more info call Meghan 379-3663 4-26-9-14 VOO DOO RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Now hiring Servers & Dishwasher. Apply within Tues -Fri 6pm -7pm. 112 S. Main Street. 4-26-9-14 CASINOS NOW HIRING Asst Managers, Pizza Makers, Drivers & Night Sales. Apply within 1710 SW 13th St. 4-26-9-14 SCUB TECH for busy Dental Office. Room for advancement. Fax resume 375-4268 4-21-6-14 Great opportunity for psych, sp-ed, or applied behavior majors. Gain experience w/autism intervention with 20 year old. One year commitment. Contact for hours & pay detail 256-2002. Fax resume 375-4268 421-6-14 PREMIER PRODUCTIONS is looking for sales/customer service staff. Please email your resume to and availability to ssacks@premierparties.com 4-20-5-14 PREMIER PRODUCTIONS is looking for interns for summer A, B, & C. Finance, PR, Mktg, Adv, Business. Send resume & availability to ssacks@premierparties.com 4-20-5-14 Nanny needed for children & household duties PT during the school year & full time during the summer. Must be reliable, honest & flexible. Prefer NS & one who enjoys outside activities w/children. Must have own reliable tranposrt. Plase call 222-1891 to diSCuss details. 4-21-5-14 University Coimmons is looking for PT leasing agents. Must be available to work thru the summer & weekends. Experience a plus. Please call 377-6700 4-26-8-14 CHILDCARE NEEDED for 2 & 4 year old in our house in west Gainesville. Wed & Fri 8am -6pm summer approximately 12pm6pm in fall. $19/hr + gas money. Must have car & references, enjoy outdoors, like pets. Please call 378-0219 or 256-1741 for more info. 4-26-8-14 LPN wanted full-time for busy urgent care clinic. No nights or weekends! Great working environment and generous salary & benefits package offered. Please submit resumes to Human Resources at 224-2216 or email to simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14 X-Ray Technologist full-time for busy multispecialty practice in Gainesville.No nights or weekends required. Excellent salary and benefits offered. Please fax resumes to 224-2216 or email simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14 Scheduling Specialist part-time for multiphysician practice. Must have a working knowledge of health insurance, including worker's compensation. Hours are flexible. Please fax resumes to 224-2216 or email simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14 Medical Receptionist/Medical Records wanted part-time. Must have exp with: check-in/out, medical records and insurance. Please fax resuems to HR at 224-2216 or email simedpa@yahoo.com 4-21-5-14 NOW HIRING ALL POSITIONS Apply between 2 & 4pm Mon-Fri, Calico 4-26-8-14 SUPERSTAR Sale Associates Seeking FT/PT agents. Versatile, confident, polished, computer literate, intelligent, gogetters that thrive on building relationships, having fun, fulfilling dreams Send inquires to: Admin@AmericanDreamsRealtyW cd 426-8-14 Drivers Immediate Openings Want a Great Job AND a Great Salary but can't drive a bus? No problem! Earn $11.27/hr driving an RTS bus once you complete training to get your CDL (or $14.09/hr, including benefits). Can't drive a bus? No problem. Earn $10.29/hr while we train you (or $12.86/hr, including benefits). Benefits include health insurance, free life insurance, retirement savings, tuition reimbursement and much more! A valid driver's license and a good driving record (no moving violations within 3 years) are required. Call the Jobline at 334-5009 or visit www.go-rts.com. RTS1 REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM RTS is a Drug Free Workplace and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference in intitial appointment will be given to eligible Veterans and spouses of Veterans. M/F/D/V. 4-21-5-14 Hiring for summer rush. Orange & Blu( Textbooks is seeking PT/FT help for up coming semester rush. Good people skilk and register experience preferred. S3io bf store @ 309 NW 13th St. for details & appt. 4-26-8-14 GROG HOUSE Door staff needed. Call 352-494-2340 for more info. 4-26-8-14 Classifieds. Continued on next page.

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24, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 Help Wanted Help Wanted Services Health Services Connections,, WAITPERSONS Experienced & friendly. Evening hours. Apply in person between 3 and 5pm. NAPOLATANO'S. 606 NW 75th St. 4-26-7-14 RECEPTIONIST/ TYPIST Must be familiar with Microsoft Office. PT/FT available. Flexible hours. Call 372-2051 426-7-14 Advanced Technologies & Testing Lab is seeking applications for FT/PT Office Asst and Lab Technician/ Chemist. Please email your rsume to attl@bellsouth.net or fax to 352-378-0322. 4-21-4-14 Ue illae Retirement The WayIt Should Be! SERVERS & DISHWASHERS Part-time Are you looking for a great place to work while going to school? The.Village, an upscale retirement community, is looking for servers and dishwashers to join our team! Flexible hours, competitive pay, and a great working environment! 8000 NW 27th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32606 (across from '-ecM352-373-4032 Fax: 352-373-2295For a complete list of our openings, call our jobline @ 352-373-4240 jbaker@nfrv.org EOE/DFWP 4-24-5-14 SUBWAY OAKS MALL Happy, energetic, fast, reliable, honest people. No hot, greasy fries. No grease traps. Call 305-773-3592 4-26-7-14 onny s Real PitBar-B-Q is now hiring for SERVERS, COOKS, PREP & CASHIERS at the following locations: 2700 N Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL 9213 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL If interested, please apply between 2-4 pm Monday through Friday. (No phone calls pleasE(;54-26-7-14 TUTOR wanted for middle school boy. Math and Latin. Non-smoking male preferred. Evenings. $10/hr. Now through end of May and some in August. (352) 262-6515. 425-5-14 *LEASING AGENT** O~ville apt complex. Great pay fun staff FT summers most Sat. PT semesters & motivated a must! Call 352-494-9724! 4-26-6-14 Medical Technologist Student LifeSouth has opportunity for. MT Student. It is a full-time position. Admission to the LifeSouth Medical Technologist Training Program requires a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum requirements for admission include: Biological Science (16 semester hours) -including Microbiology, Immunology, Anatomy/ Physiology, and Genetics/Molecular Biology; Chemistry (16 semester hours) -including Organic and/or Biochemistry; Mathematics -including Statistics; and Computer and Management courses. Duration of the program is one year. Interested applicants please submit resume to gamartinez@lifes outh.org. EOE/DFWP. Background check required. 4-26-6-14 Local software developer with established products for banking industry seeks motivated entry level person to assist Sales & Marketing. Initially 20 hrs. Possibility of full time. Develop leads, support customers, revise/prepare publications. Must be familiar wiit.Vindows software, comfortable on telephone. Fax or e-maii resume to 352-3311581, info@atris.com 4-26-6-14 THE VILLAGE MARKET @ Haile Plantation: Now hiring 20-30 hrs. flexible schedule. Apply within. 380-0111, for directions only. 4-26-6-14. DRIVING RANGE HELP NEEDED Evenings & weekends. 3-4 days/week. Hit all golf b44 you want. Apply at 6007 SWArcher Rd. 4-26-6-14 RESEARCH SCIENTIST needed for Gainesville area biomedical research company. Perform research on human tissue development for allograft implants. Develop mathematical models to simulate human biological processes. Design and develop regenerated human tissue systems for patient treatment. Author reports and research papers concerning developments in human tissue generation. Requires PhD in biochemistry, biomedical engineering or related field and 2 years experience. Please fax resumes to Regeneration Technologies Inc. at (386) 462-0097. EOE/AA DFWP. 5-18-8-14 SALES PEOPLE WANTED Flexible schedule. Great for college students. Earn $300 + per week. Call Steve 352-2151451. 4-26-6-14 BABYSITTER NEEDED Non smoker. Saturday afternoons & evenings. Some weekdays. Must be here in summer and next school year. Exp. necessary. 514-8741. 4-26-6-14 DISHWASHER Mon-Fri, 1pm -9pm. Pay based on exp. UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. Apply in person -372-2900 x 728 4-26-5-14 Help wanted: The Bagel Bakery 384-9110. Energetic, smiley people wanted $6.50/hr for line people, $7.50 for bakers. 4-26-5-14 1000 ENVELOPES = $5000. Receive $5 for every envelope stuffed with our sales materials. Guaranteed! Free Information: 24 hour recording. 1-800-7966567 4-20-1-14 IT Administrator/Marketing Construction firm seeks IT Administrator that will also assist in marketing tasks. Essential skills include Windows Server, Active Directory, Networking, Graphic Design, and time management. Please email resume to bbiihgbbi-cm.com, or fax to 352-371-4784 Summer Positions Available at University Of Florida Lake Wauburg Outdoor Recreation Center Challenge Course Facilitator Lifeguard Climbing Wall Facilitator Park Operations Assistant Previous lake/park employment experience is helpful but not necessary. Applicants should posses or be in the process of obtaining a Class E Drivers license, current American Red Cross -CPR for the Professional Rescuer or American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR, and First Aid and AED essentials. Please fill out an application http://www.recsports.ufl.edu/home.aspx and turn it in at Lake Wauburg or Student Recreation and Fitness Center, Room 200. Contact Michelle Langkop at 466-4112 or MichelleL@rescsports.ufl.edu with any questions. 4-26-5-14 LIFEGUARDS NEEDED Gainesville Country club seeks lifeguards & swim instructors May-Sept. Apply in person at 7300 SW 35th Way. Experience preferred. 4-26-5-14 Help wanted: DISHWASHER or expo for fine dining Asian restaurant part time, pay starts at $7/hr apply in person at 101 SW 2nd PI' Ste 118, behind Hippodrome downtown 426-5-14 WL3vces AA STORAGE Close To UF, Convenient 4x4x4 $20/mo 4x8x8 $35/mo 533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771 4-26-72-15 IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, -Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-26-72-15 HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve memory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits. Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis. Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH certified 379-1079. 4-26-72-15 ** BELLY DANCE ** Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio For Fun & Fitness 384-9200 www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com 4-26-72-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-5913175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-26-72-15 FINANCE TUTOR Individuals or small groups. Experienced, excellent. 375-6641 Harold Nobles. 4-26-72-15 Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? Express Training Services can get you certifled under 3 wksl Hands-on exp, no videos. Day/eve classes avail. Next class 4/17/06. Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details. 4-26-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 4-26-71-15 HIP MOVES STUDIO Personal Training $35 per hr Belly Dance & Yoga Classes Your first class FREE 692-0132 nicomadance.com 4-26-65-15 TLC HORSEBOARD All facilities & amenities: quality instruction. 15 win from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-26-62-15 MATH &PHYSI TIQ, .matIcal Physics. $15/hr. email Andrew: whimbrel@bellsouth.net 4-20-45-15 ** GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS ** Custom Posters 0 Exhibits 0 Awards Top Quality Fast 0 Service 0 Low Prices www.signpower.com SignMasters 335-7000 9-5-71-15 AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS Plaques 0 Name Badges 0 Cups 0 Etc. Best Selection In Town www.signpower.com SignMasters 335-7000 9-5-71-15 FOIL HI-LITES, 1/2 head $65. Full head $85 Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25 HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431 4-26-19-15 EW CLEANING SERVICE Affordable cleaning with a woman's touch Maid service. Residential & Commercial. Same Day Cleaning Service Available 352-494-6458 ask for Earnestine 4-21-20-15 MATH/SCIENCE/READING Experienced patient tutor/mentor. Grades 6-12, college adult familar w/mild learning disabilities. General math, pre-algebra, algebra, precalculus and trig. Stephen 378-9063 4-26-10-15 HORSE BOARDING on private warm blood breeding farm, Micanopy. Top care Work exchange possible. Dressage/Jumping, 591-2474, leave message. 4-26-9-15 GUITAR LESSONS Experienced teacher. All styles. John Brothers, M.Ed. 871-4628 Available & Affordable. 4-26-9-15 0 SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM 0 0 Boarding $275/mo 0 Lessons/English 0 Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm. 466-4060 8-16-34-15 Friends don't let friends be driven home by drunk drivers ANONYMOUS HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486) IV sedation, Student Discount. Well Woman Care & Birth Control Bread & Roses Women's Health Ctr 352-372-1664 www.breadroses.com 4-26-72-16 -All Women's Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 4-26-72-16 UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential, compassionate adoption advice. Expenses paid if needed. Choose life! www.america nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000 (727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 303-1573 4-26-72-16 THE TRUEYOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $99! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 4-26-71-16 11 -SAME DAY SERVICE: transcription, typing, apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletter, flyers, ads, logos. Resume service -17 yrs exp. 24-hr turnaround. Connie 271-2677 4-24-47-17 Personals ANONYMOUS HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) GUNS! GUNS! GUNS! 1800 Gun Inventory Over 500 handguns in stock Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair. Reloading Supplies 466-3340 Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer 8mi. South of G'ville on 441 4-26-72-18 FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES. We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ Ave 375-3752. 4-26-72-18 VEGETARIAN? Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St. 10-9 384-0090 4-26-72-18 CLEARANCE SALE -All CDs mUst go -100,000+ CDs on sale! 3 CDs for $10. We need more room for our GIANT DVD INVENTORY. Cash paid for DVDs. Hear Again 818 W. University Ave. 373-1800 426-72-18 *Family Chiropractic* Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 4-26-59-18 FREE CRUISE White male looking for female for free weeklong cruise in the Caribbean. If interested call Rick Send photo & contact info ASAP PMB 452 PO Box -147050, G'ville, 32614-7050 4-26-5-19 Event Notices IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! There will be a meeting for SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE Those who have lost a loved one to suicide Wed, April 5th from 6:30-8:30 pm at. The Alachua County Crisis Center at 218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida. Call 264-6789 if you have any questions 4-5-5-20 00000 MINDSIGHT ART SHOW 0000 An Unforgettable Experience Designed For The Visually Impaired. Apr 18 5-7pm & Apr 22 1 Oam-1 2pm Delta Gamma Sorority House, 808 W. Panhelic Dr 4-21-6-20 WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET EVery Sat & Sun -Hwy 301 15 win from Gainesville 486-2255 4-26-72-21 FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres Call for the best group rates! 352-338-84OR Shotgun Sports-Skeet-Trap-5-Stand Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat Sun-1 PM-DUSK-Guys-Gals-Families UF-Students-Memberships-Discounts Training-Pro-Shop-Ammo-Rentals Gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 8-16-92-21 ***Cruises, Honeymoons, Packages*** Local travel agency offers cruise specials, resorts, guided excursions for everyone. Gator Country Travel (ust off campus) 3731992 FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-36232 4-26-72-22 Rids GMG TRANSPORT 20 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse $40 r/t Mia-FtL/Pomp-WPB-FtP. 336-7026 www.GMGTRANS.com 4-26-72-23 CPets M 11ConnectionsWant to make a connection? Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call the Matchmaker free @ 373-7272, 24 hrs. Great way to meet cool people and it works. Chat live with others. 4-26-72-19 Attractive young man seeking a female for friendship, race unimportant. Write me at, Jermetras Deangelo Watson 3333 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609. 4-202-19 Furry, feathery, scaly.no, not your roommate.pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Cutest Baby Fancy Pet Mice EVER! Bik/Wht/Tan & Spots.Some w/Pants! Long/Short Fur! Great pets $5 for 1, $8 for 2! Home-raised! Call Adam/Tiff @ 352-613-4527 4-26-9-24 WOLF-HYBRID PUP female. For Sale. $400 obo. 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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 25 "0> Allftl Starting at JUA A9 WHEN YOU PURCHASE AT SOUTHWEST.COMO ONE-WAY WITH 21-DAY ADVANCE PURCHASEFares do not include a federal excise tax of $3.30 per takeoff and landing. Wanna get away? Now you can. Fly Southwest Airlines starting at $49 one-way when you purchase at southwest.com* Be sure to purchase your ticket at least 21 days in advance and by May 11, 2006. Seats are limited. Fares may vary by destination and day of travel and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times. SOUTHWE1ST.COM Fares do sot include airport-assessed passenger facility charge (PFC) of up to $9 and a federal September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 one-way per person. Published service only. Tickets are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are combinable with other Southwest Airlines fares. If combining with otherfares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply. Service to and from Orange County, CA, excluded. @2004, 2006 Southwest Airlines Co. Some Places We Fly: Albuquerque (Just an hour away from Santa Fe) Austin Baltimore/Washington (BWI) Boston (See Manchester or Providence) Chicago (Midway) Denver Ft. Lauderdale (22 miles to downtown Miami) Harlingen/South Padre Island Las Vegas Long Island/Islip Los Angeles (LAX) Manchester (A better way to Boston) Miami (see Ft. Lauderdale) Oakland (18 miles to downtown San Francisco) Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Providence (A better way to Boston)Reno/Tahoe Salt Lake City San Diego S an Jose (San Francisco South Bay Area) Seattle/Tacoma Tampa Bay West Palm Beach Service may not be available from all cities. Southwest-operated, published service only.

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26, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 Gators gain momentum with shutout against UCF UF ace Nelson pitched complete game. By BRIAN STEELE Alligator Writer On Monday, UF coach Tim Walton said he wanted to limit the opportunities for negative situations for freshman pitcher Stacfy Nelson. There was nothing negative about Nelson's performance Wednesday. She pitched a complete-game shutout as No. 24 UF (34-18, 12-9 Southeastern Conference) won 30 at Central Florida. Walton said he was pleased with the performance of his freshman. "She had good stuff," he said. "She got ahead of batters and gave up a couple singles, but all in all, she didn't walk anybody and did a good job pitching." Nelson also is proud of her perforImance and feels her confidence is growing, which is exactly what needs to happen for the UF ace vith her team just three weeks away from the SEC Tournament. "It definitely felt good to get back in the groove, to get some wins on our side before Kentucky GAtor\ [this weekend]," oftball Nelson said. "I ML/U> didn't have my best stuff, but I felt I had a good mentality. "[The hitting] definitely gave me some time to rest and gave me a cushion when I was out there on the mound." While Nelson kept the Golden Knights at bay, it was junior outfielder Lacy Howard that was largely responsible for the Gators at the plate. In the top of the third, Howard singled, scoring senior Kristen Butler and junior Melissa Zick. Later, Howard was able to scamper home after an error in the UCF outfield. "It's always good to have all aspects of the game come together and mold together," Howard said. "When we get all components working well is when we're our best. That's what we strive.for at this point in the season." Heading into Wednesday night, Walton hoped for a strong defensive performance. After the Gators shut out UCF, the coaches wish list grew a little shorter. "We played good defense, and that's the name of the game," Walton said. "You have to do a good job limiting opponents to just three outs and fight through adversity, and we did that tonight." Returning players slumping BASEBALL, from page 28 three innings for the Gators allowing one run on one hit, while walking four batters. Josh Edmondson surrendered two earned runs in 1.2 innings, but picked up the win in relief. It was LaCoste's first start since taking the loss in a 21-4 drubbing at the hands of South Carolina on March 26. Baseball And it was UF 8 the second time Florida State 3 in less than two weeks that McMahon has been thrown out of a game. He was tossed in the seventh mng in a game against Kentucky on Arnl 8. 'Coach Mac is a guy that is going to go to bat for his players," Dickey said. "You've got to love that about him." Now, the Gators have won two straight games by a combined score of 23-7. "Any win at this point in the season is a momentum builder," LaPorta said. th STREAKS SNAPPED: A combination of UF pitchers held FSU centerfielder Shane Robinson hitless, ending his 26-game hitting streak Wednesday night. While UF second baseman Adam Davis reached base three times and scored twice, he also failed to record a base hit, bringing his hitting streak to an end at nine games. Dickey, however, extended his team-leading hitting streak to 10 games. SO MUCH FOR CONSISTENCY: Of UF's seven regular players who returned from last year's lineup, all seven are hitting for a lower batting average than they did last season. Coming into Wednesday night's game, the player closest to matching last season's numbers was Adam Davis, who was hitting 17 points lower than last year's output. Three players, first baseman Matt LaPorta, infielder Brandon McArthur and designated hitter Stephen Barton, were hitting more than 70 points behind last year's pace. CASEY, from page 28 behind first base, and the call looked fine to me. McMahon didn't see things my way and walked onto the field to make sure Manders was certain of the call. I've seen this before. McMahon is usually cordial when "arguing" with an umpire. I've seen and heard McMahon verbally assault the ump to the tune of: "You're a good umpire, and I know that you wouldn't try to intentionally limit any of these student-athletes. I just wanted to let you know that I disagree with the call you just made, and I know that you'll do better the next time." There's a better chance that SpongeBob SquarePants would drop an f-bomb or any other explative. McMahon keeps it clean. He didn't get ejected last season, despite a fiery display of emotion during the College World Series. Manders didn't even give McMahon enough time to compliment his mustache and ejected the UF coach after about 15 seconds. In typical UF baseball fashion, the offense erupted as soon as McMahon was tossed. Gavin Dickey hit a two-run homer towards the famous FSU circus tent. Bryson Barber looked like Tony Gwynn as he stroked a double. Wednesday night was a follow-up performance for a LF offense that was fittingly resurrected on Easter Sunday, when the Gators pounded Teunessee 15-4. The last time McMahon was ejected, the Gators went on to defeat Kentucky 6-4. In the CWS, a McMahon tirade sparked a comeback that would be the biggest win of the season. Not even FSU's resident cowgirl-turnedPlayboy model, Jenn Sterger, could distract UF after lengthy weather delays. With 15 conference games remaining in the season, McMahon can still scare the Gators out of last place and into the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Gators will host three SEC teams with 6-9 records in conference play -Auburn, Georgia and LSU. The Gators will travel to face Mississippi State (77) and Alabama (10-5). I the Gators can win eight of those 15 games, the SEC Toumnament should be waiting for them on the horizon. And quality wins against Miami, Florida State and Arkansas will earn UF a place in the NCAA Tournament. Playing well in the postseason could salvage a disappointing regular season, and right now, the Gators are one of the most dangerous teams in the nation. The Gators have shown that they can remain focused while an entire stadium roots against them. If all else fails, McMahon can jump-start UF with another non-confrontation. Stop smoking before it stops you. 1-877-U-CAN-NOW (1-877-822-6669) I I Soft pack? HENALt Or box? -(3

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 27 Saint Tholen Santa Fe coach to hang it up after 22 years By RYAN ACQIUAVITA Alligator Writer For 36 years, Harry Tholen has watched his players grow. For 36 years, he's watched them develop not only as ball players but as human beings as well. And after 36 years, Harry Tholen, the Santa Fe baseball coach who turns 63 this month will finally hang up his cleats. Harry Tholen will be coaching his last game Saturday at 1 p.m. as the Saints host St. John's River Community College at home. -"I just felt it's the right time," Tholen said. "I've been very fortunate to work with a lot of great people, a lot of outstanding players and great assistant coaches. But it's time." SFCC athletics director Jim Keites said that Tholen has set the standard by which all coaches should be measured. "He not only is a great communicator and teacher of the game, but he is an honorable man that has served as a great ambassador for the college and mentor for many young men," Keites said. Tholen first came to Santa Fe in 1982 as the program's first head coach and has served in that capacity for all but three years, from 1986 to 1989. "This game requires a lot of energy to work with the players, and I am still in good health," Tholen said. "I just don't have what I used to have, and I realize that. So I think it's a good time to step down." Tholen said he first started pondering retirement when he turned 60. "It's not been a continuous process for three years, but it's something that I've talked about with my family," Tholen said. "[Since then] I've taken it year to year." Health problems forced Tholen into that three-year hiatus in the '80s. "I took three years off because I had some health-related problems," Tholen said. "It was advised that I do that. I did not have a heart attack. I had heart problems." During that stint, Tholen taught classes and ran the SFCC fitness center, until the baseball team's managerial spot reopened. ."I honestly didn't know [about returning]," Tholen said. "But as I was away from the game longer, I realized I missed the game, I missed the players and the competition. I wanted to get back, and I needed to get back in a way that it wouldn't be detrimental to me and my family." Tholen's career is chock-full of highlights, including a trip to the Junior College World Series, where the Saints finished tied for third in 1985, and journey to Tokyo as an assistant coach for the NJCAA All-Star team in 1996. "T1'o be able to represent your country and stand on the foul jYN TC Gators begin NCAA Tourney By CHRIS WHITE Alligator Writer As the semester winds down, it's crunch time for the UF gymnastics team. Tonight, the No. 3 Gators begin the first round of their last stop of the season in Corvallis, Ore., at the NCAA Championships. But the Gators feel that the last meet of the season is anything but a stressful final exam. The team is in consensus that this tournament is no different than any other meet this season, and UF coach Rhonda Faehn has said she is confident that her team is more than talented and prepared enough to make it to the final round and further. "In gymnastics, certain things can happen, and as heartbreaking as it is to not qualify, you never know," Faehn said. "But I can honestly say in all confidence that this team is performing the best they have since they've been here." After winning at NCAA Regionals on April 8, the Gators earned a trip to Oregon, where they will compete in Session I on Thursday at 10 p.m. The top three teams from each of Thursday's two sessions will advance to the Super Six on Friday to compete for the national title. "If we go out there, and we h it the best meet that we've hit all year and we come in last place, there's not much else we can do." Samantha Lutz UF gymnast "As long as we start out and everything's consistent, that's where the results we're looking for are," Faehn said. "If we're really great in one event and really low in another event, it can take the momentum away, and then you're trying to come back and build up what you lost." line in a major league stadium in Tokyo and see the American flag raised in a foreign country was something special," Tholen said. But Tholen said the most cherished moments of his career came from building the relationships he had with his players. "That's No. 1," Tholen said. "If I look at anything, I'll look back at the number of players we've had who've been very successful in life. When they come back and tell me about their lives and families, those are the things I cherish most." The most pressing issue facing the Saints coach concerning his upcoming retirement is what he'll do with his new-found free time. "I have some ideas, but there's nothing set," Tholen said. "I know that I'm not going to go sit there and do nothing because I'm not made that way" Added Tholen's wife Susan: "I think we'll miss baseball. It will be different." But she doesn't believe her husband will walk away from the game completely. "I think he'll still be involved in some capacity, at soie level," Susan said. "Because he's been involved, not just here, but nationally and internationally." Records aren't important, said Tholen, who has punched his ticket into the NJCAA Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame while going 727-424 during his career. He wants to be remembered by the impacts he made on the players' lives. "Working with the players, that was the ultimate," Tholen said. "It's been tremendous. "But I could not have done this without the support of my family. Without a family's support, this wouldn't have, happened." Harry Tholen has spent 22 years coaching baseball at Santa Fe, compiling a 727-424 career record. Saturday will be his final game. The hall of famer will coach his final game on Saturday. UF honored by SEC The Gators have scored greater than 195.75 all but twice this season and eamed their best score of the season, a 197.325, in their last meet of the regular season. But UF has averaged 196.325 in the postseason, and. only defending national champion No. 1 Georgia is averaging higher at 197.35. Other Session II teams include No. 4 Iowa State, No. 15 Arizona, No. 18 Arkansas and No. 17 Oregon State. With the exception of Arkansas, each team averaged within one point of the Gators during the regular season. Still, the Gators will stick to their plan, junior Samantha Lutz said. "If we go out there, and we hit the best meet that we've hit all year and we come in last place, there's not much else we can do," she said. "But I think we can go out there and do our job and not come in 12 place. To just go out and be aggressive through the final day of the competition and go after everything and leave nothing on the table is our goal." By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Alligator Writer Six members of the No. 4 UF women's -tennis team eamed individual honors from -the Southeastern Conference on Wednesday. And for the second time in three years, UF coach R o I a n d Thornqvist Was honored as SEC Coach of the Year, as Thornqvist voted by his peers. Thomqvist led the Gators to an 11-0 conference record this season on the way to the Gators' 21st SEC title. UF sophomores Whitney Benik and Diana Srebrovic, junior Nina Suvak and senior Alexis Gordon were unanimous selections to the 13member All-SEC First Team. Sophomore Alex Liles and freshman Keri Robison were named to the second team. The host Gators will enter this weekend's SEC Tournament as the No. 1 seed and will face the winner of South Carolina and Mississippi game on Friday at the Ring Tennis Complex at 10 a.m. SOPHOMORES SHINE: Three members of the No. 14 UF men's tennis team were honored Wednesday by the SEC. Sophomores Greg Ouellette and Nestor Briceno were named to the All-SEC First Team, while senior Vladimir Obradovic earned second team honors. The Gators received a No. 2 seed in the SEC Tournament and will play either South Carolina or Tennessee on Friday.

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_Sports THURSDAY, APRIL 20,2006 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org UF bats on fire despite Tallahassee thunderstorms By BRYAN JONES Alligator Writer. TALLAHASSEE -Florida State starting pitcher Michael Hyde lasted all of 29 pitches, but he still managed to stick around longer than UF coach Pat McMahon. McMahon was tossed by first base umpire Steve Manders in the first inning trying to argue a balk call. But the unranked Gators (23-18) didn't need their coach to thrash No. 8 Elorida State (33-7) 8-3 at Tallahassee's Dick Howser Stadium. "Personally, I thought it was probably uncalled for, but the umpire thought it was the right thing to do," UF first baseman Matt LaPorta said. "We couldn't believe he got ejected." A 49-minute rain delay pushed back the Tom McCarthy / Alligator UF first baseman Matt LaPorta (left) belts a home run over the left field fence during UF's 8-3 win against Florida State on Wednesday. UF coach Pat McMahon (right) vents his anger after being ejected for arguing a balk during the first inning. Meyer stresses team play E UF COACHES WILL HOLD A DRAFT TODAY TO DETERMINE TEAMS FOR THE ORANGE AND BLUE GAME. By DAN TREAT Alligator Staff Writer dtreat@alligator.org Since taking over the program about a year and a half ago, UF coach Urban Meyer has stressed that playing unselfishly is the only way for his team to succeed. Playing together is what made Meyer's teams successful at Utah and Bowling Green, and it's something that he continues to try and impress on his players at UP. "Our goal is to become a team, a great team, and it's well documented that we're not," Meyer said. "We're not panicking because there are not many great teams. There are a bunch of teams that win, but a great team is an unselfish team, a team completely committed to one another, and it's one heartbeat. "We're not there, but it's the closest it's been since I spoke to these guys in December [2004]." As for the players, they feel that this is the closest they have been to completely buying into Meyer's system and philosophies. "It's way different [from last spring] because you know what to expect," linebacker Brandon Siler said. "You know the coaches. The coaches know you. A lot of it now is football instead of sitting around and thinking or guessing what the coaches are going to do." RUNNING BACKS UPDATE: Meyer has made it clear he is unhappy with the performance of his running backs. While sophomore Kestahn Moore and early-enrollee Chevon Walker have been slowed by injuries, Meyer is starting to see some promise in his backfield. "We're not much better, but the attitude'is tremendous," Meyer said. "I don't know how good we are. I might question that, but the attitude is there .they are starting to get better." ORANGE AND BLUE ROSTERS: UF's coaching staff will hold a draft today to set the rosters for Saturday's Orange and Blue scrimmage game. Running backs coach Stan Drayton and cornerbacks coach Chuck Heater will coach the two teams. start of the game and a severe lightning storm halted the action for 77 minutes in the fourth inning. One blast of lightning during the delay shook the stadium and cleared all but a few spectators from their seats before rain began to pour for the second time. But it was the Gators' bats that provided most of the thunder. LaPorta's eighth home run of the season put the Gators ahead 1-0 in the first, and by the bottom of the second, UF had jumped out to a 6-1 lead. Hyde held a 7-0 record heading into the game, but he was pulled after just 1.3 innings, the shortest stint of any FSU starter this season. The Gators roughed him up for five runs -four earned -on four hits. Junior centerfielder and Tallahassee native Gavin Dickey went 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBI. "[Being from Tallahassee] adds extra incentive," Dickey said. "But I just try to play as hard as I can every day, regardless of the team." When play finally resumed in the fourth inning, one of the largest crowds in Seminoles' history had shrunk down to one of the smallest, with the number of Gators fans in attendance almost matching the number of FSU supporters. Freshman left-hander J.K. LaCoste went SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 26 McMahon ejection lit a fire TALLAHASSEE at McMahon knows how to fire his team up. And Matt LaPorta provides the muscle behind his coach's words, once again demonstrating that the Gators thrive in the face of adversity LaPdrta silenced a hostile and tacky crowd of 5,320 fans that chanted "steroids" as he batted in the first inning by crushing his eighth home run of the season, still rising above the 40-foot-high scoreboard, as it cleared the left-field fence 340 feet away. In case 'the Gators weren't impressed with LaPorta's aerial attack, the UF baseball coach was ejected for the second time this season, as the Gators evened the season series against Florida State Tim Casey with an 8Casey at the Bat ghwin last tcasey@alligator.org Freshman starting pitcher J.K. LaCoste started his windup, then fired to first base to attempt to pick off last season's National Player of the Year Shane Robinson during the first inning. But first base umpire Steve Manders, who has a history of making questionable calls against UF, called a balk on LaCoste. I was on the field SEE CASEY, PAGE 26 I Women's tennis: Southeastern Conference Tournament Ring Tennis Complex, 10 a.m. N Gymnastics: NCAA Tournament Corvallis, Ore., 10 p.m. U Former UF swimmer Ryan Lochte has signed with Octagon sports agency. The twotime NCAA Swimmer of the Year joins rival Michael Phelps and former UF soccer player Abby Wambach with Octagon. 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