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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 149 We Inform You Decide THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2006
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Freshmen


get glimpse


of new life

By MINDY MORRIS
Alligator Contributing Writer

If you were counting on a
smaller Reitz Union lunch crowd
this Summer, think again.
Almost 6,000 incoming fresh-
men, along with many of their
families, will be attending Preview
sessions this summer.
With their orange lanyards,
canvas bags and trailing parents,
they're easily recognizable.
"When they first get here they
are almost always either over-
whelmed or really excited," said
Vida Tavakoli, Preview staff mem-
ber. "Most of the time, it's a little
bit of both."
During the course of the two
days that students participate in
Preview, they will learn how to
navigate ISIS, register for classes
and declare their major.
"I kind of feel like I am being
thrown into everything," said
Ashley Rogover, a graduate of
East Lake High School in Tarpon
Springs. "But I think that is how
everyone feels."
For many, however, the hectic
pace of Preview means that they
are one step closer to beginning
their life at UP.
"I have wanted to come here
since I was a little kid," said Peter
Alvarez, a graduate of Santa Fe
Catholic High School in Lakeland.
Preview is the first taste many
families have of the freedom that is
to come for their freshman. From
the beginning of the session, the
SPreview staff members work hard
to promote independent decision-
making on the new student's part.
"We try to encourage the stu-
dents to choose their own sched-
ule, because a lot of times we see
parents suggesting classes that in-
terest them and not their children,"
Tavakoli said.
After a brief welcome session,
which the families attend together,


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Jessica Taylor and her father, Keith Taylor of Crystal River, help them-
selves to the buffet at Broward Dining Center during their Preview


visit to UF.
the students are divided into small
groups. This allows students to get
to know each other, as well as giv-
ing them a chance to talk to advis-
ers and Preview staff members on
their own.
"I've been really impressed by
everyone that has talked to us,"
Rogover said. "They have all been
really prepared, and they know
what they are talking about."
There are workshops and in-
formation panels lined up for the
students and their families until
9 of the first day. While some ses-
sions, like the address from the


vice president of student affairs,
are designed to reach everyone,
others are specialized.
There are two afternoon ses-
sions, which allow students to
meet with representatives of the
colleges in which they are most
interested.
Rogover, who is interested in
pursuing a career in health sci-
ences, chose to attend the sessions
for the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences, as well as an infor-
mational panel about pre-health
professions.
SEE PREVIEW, PAGE 4


By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Writer
Ifranco@alligator.org

Law enforcement officers
throughout the state will be par-
ticularly watchful on Florida's
roadways this weekend, which
marks the Memorial Day holiday
and the beginning of the summer
travel season.
Their efforts are part of a nation-
wide campaign called "Click It or
Ticket," which was launched by the
U.S. Department of Transportation
in May 2003.
Florida Highway Patrol will be
out in full force during the four-day
Memorial Day weekend to enforce
the Click It or Ticket program, said
Lt. Mike Burroughs, the public af-
fairs officer for Florida Highway
Patrol Troop B, which includes
Gainesville.
Burroughs said that during the
2005 Memorial Day weekend, 24
people died in Florida because of


traffic crashes, five of which oc-
curred within Troop B's nine-county
area.
"Basically we have to stop
you for some other offense
first, but frankly that's not
very hard to do at all."
Mike Burroughs
Florida Highway Patrol
spokesman

"The problem we're seeing in
the summertime, with the rise of
temperatures, brings about a rise in
tempers, as well," Burroughs said.
He said road rage, speeding and
driving under the influence are even
more dangerous when motorists
don't wear seat belts.
Though everyone is required to
buckle up, Florida does not have a
primary seat-belt law, he said, which

SEE TRAFFIC, PAGE 5


* The UF women's
golf team fell five
spots to eigth
place in the NCAA
Championship
on Tuesday. The
Gators look to
improve their
standing today in
the third round. See
story, pg. 21.


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By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Staff Writer
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The weekly Student Senate meeting proved stormier than
usual Tuesday night, as lawmakers urged the university to set
up a hurricane hot line and the Senate's top official resigned.
The proposed storm hot line would give students a reliable
way to find out about cancelled classes and
emergency plans, said Sen. Ryan Nelson,
who wrote the resolution.
Although UF operates a "rumor control
hot line" at (866) UF-FACTS, the number
cannot handle large call volumes and is not
advertised online.
Ideally, Nelson said, the new hot line
Mierley would simply upgrade the existent num-
ber's capabilities.
Initial estimates placed the price of a new hot line at about
$20 per month, he added.
Nelson's plan also calls for heavy advertisement of the

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The finding illustrate, in prin-
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THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 3


Good as Gold: Professor wins award


By RACHEL B. ANDERSON
Alligator Contributing Writer
Sometimes researcher and inventor Dr.
Mark Gold's best ideas come in the middle
of the night. He never knows exactly when
an epiphany will strike, but the familiar feel-
ing always directs him to the trusty pad and
pen kept at his bedside.
"I still feel like I'm solving problems
when I'm sleeping," he said.
And those midnight scribbles have led to
life-saving discoveries on drug addiction.
An internationally acclaimed drug ad-
diction expert and a distinguished professor
at UF's McKnight Brain Institute, Gold's re-
search on drugs like methamphetamine are
leading to groundbreaking discoveries.
On Monday, the National Association
of Addiction Treatment Providers honored
Gold for his 30 years of research, present-
ing him with the Nelson J. Bradley lifetime
achievement award. He shares this honor
with well-known figures such as former
President Gerald Ford.
The UF alumnus, a native of New York
City and a husband and father of four, has
consulted with several U.S. presidents on
national drug policies, and he regularly ad-


dresses members of the European Union and
the United Nations.
"I wasn't really prepared for the impact
[the award] would have on me," Gold said,
his blue-and-white checkered shirt and
Gators tie barely visible under his lab coat.
As he eased back into his chair, Gold
tried to put words to the emotion he felt at
the award ceremony. For the first time in his
life, he was introduced to recovering addicts
who had directly benefited from his work.
"I wasn't really prepared for the
impact [the award] would have on
me."
Dr. Mark Gold
UF Professor

Gold said the award only further drives
him to continue research in his current proj-
ects, all of which he says should significantly
impact the future.
Some of these current projects include
learning the possible "secondhand" effects
anesthesia can have on the brains of those re-
maining in the room after a patient is injected
with the drug.


Gold said he is finding that anesthesia
can actually travel into the open air from out
of a patient's mouth, a possibility that was
before deemed implausible.
Gold has also begun to find ways to re-
verse drug-induced brain damage, and he
continues to develop new treatment meth-
ods for recovering addicts.
Gold is known for much more than his
work, though. He is loved and admired by
his colleagues and students for his genuine
heart and humor.
"He's definitely a character," said Wayne
Goodman, chairman of the brain institute's
psychiatry department where Gold is chief
of addiction medicine.
Gold is an energetic, fun-loving person
- someone who never yawns and has an
amazing work ethic, Goodman said.
"He's always generating ideas," he said.
"A lot of times I can't keep up with him."
Brian Fuehrlein, a UF doctoral student
earning an academic medicine degree, said
Gold is simply a "friendly guy."
"When you go to the [Gators] basketball
games and see him, he stops and talks to
everybody," Fuehrlein said, adding that
"everyone knows him and everyone wants
to come up and say 'hi.'"


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Arts dean chosen

By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Writer
Ifranco@alligator.org

A North Carolina arts school official and accomplished
dancer was named dean of the UF College of Fine Arts on
Wednesday.
Lucinda Lavelli, a modem/contemporary dancer, currently
serves as provost and vice chancellor for arts and academic pro-
grams at the North Carolina School of the Arts. She will begin
at UF on July 1.
"Her ability to think across bound-
UF aries, to connect fine arts programs
Administration with one another and with the uni-
versity will add strength all across the
campus," UF Provost Janie Fouke said.
She will succeed Interim Dean Barbara Komer and former
Dean Don McGlothlin, who stepped down in June after serving
in the post for 15 years.
Lavelli said she was impressed by several of the college's in-
stitutions and centers, including the Digital Worlds Institute and
the Center for Arts in Public Policy, created by McGlothlin.
"Its a really synergistic combination, and I was just really
excited by it," she said.
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UF ADMINISTRATION

Rollo takes promotion


Newcomers 'Preview' university


By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Writer
Ifranco@alligator.org

A high-ranking UF official has decid-
ed to leave the Swamp for the coast.
Mike Rollo, UF's longtime associate
vice president for student affairs, has ac-
cepted the newly created position of vice
president for student affairs at Florida
Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. He
will take over at FGCU on July 1.
Following the death of UF Vice
President for Student Affairs Jim Scott,
Rollo served as UF's interim vice presi-
dent for student affairs for two years,
until he was passed up for the student af-
fairs vice presidency in favor of Patricia
Telles-Irvin.
At FGCU, Rollo will earn $170,000
annually, an upgrade from his $100,000
UF salary.
"A lot of it was chemistry and the
right fit," FCGU spokeswoman Susan
Evans said. "We know it will be UF's
loss, but we're just delighted he'll be
here with us."
Aside from the higher salary, Rollo


said he was enticed by FGCU's fast-
growing student body and opportunity
for growth.
"It's so exciting to be part of some-
thing being developed," Rollo said.
"We'll get to design this from the ground

The university
opened in 1997 with
about 2,500 students,
and this fall it expects
Sto bustle with about
8,000 students.
Rollo has a rich
Rollo 37-year history at UF.
He received his bachelor's and master's
degrees and his doctorate at UF, before
working in several administrative of-
fices, filling positions ranging from
assistant dean for judicial affairs to his
current position.
"Oh yeah, I've been around awhile,"
Rollo said.
One of his greatest accomplishments
at UF was spearheading the J. Wayne
Reitz Scholars program, which awards
30 UF students a prestigious $2,500
scholarship each spring, he said.


PREVIEW, from page 1


Alvarez, who has been interested in
studying civil or aerospace engineering
since his freshman year, elected to stay at
the College of Engineering presentation
for both sessions.
After lunch, students and parents
are given the option of attending two
student-life sessions together. Topics at
these sessions range from things to do
in Gainesville to a discussion for oit-of-
state students.
"We went to an assembly about how
Prepaid and Bright Futures work to-
gether," Alvarez said. "They throw a lot
of information at you."
"Everything they said sounds great,"
said Alvarez's mother, Vilma Macias.
"But we are still not sure it is all going to
work out."
While the goal of Preview is to help
students familiarize themselves with UF
before the first day of classes, an equally
important goal is to ensure that they are


registered for classes on that first day.
Students spend the whole evening of
Preview in the Broward Hall common
area with their Preview leader and a
small group. After reading many course
descriptions and asking a lot of questions,
they fill out a workbook with the classes
for which they hope to register the fol-
lowing day.
"My Preview leader stayed with us for
an hour and a half after she got off, just
to help us get our schedules
Student right," Rogover said. "I am
l not sure how, I would have
understood any of it without
the help I have gotten here."
Though Preview can't clear up every
question new students have about the
coming semester, it does help them feel
more secure coming in.
"The whole reason we are here is to
relate to these students," Tavakoli said.
"There is no better feeling than when you
help a student with their schedule, and
they get up and hug you because they are
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No. 2 official says no to Senate presidency


SENATE, from page 1

hot line, which cannot be funded
with student money due to Student
Government law.
Earlier in the meeting, Senate
President Lauren Mierley delivered a
surprise when she resigned.
"Although I'm not going to be
standing in front of the room, my
initiatives are going to continue on,"
Mierley said Wednesday
She is leaving the post to participate
in a summer internship with General
Electric Co. Though she will remain the
Senate's leader until the end of May,
lawmakers dashed Tuesday night over
how to choose her successor.
Josh Weiss, the Senate's No. 2 of-
ficial, helped write a, bill calling for.
senators to elect their new leader. But
some lawmakers contested the neces-
sity of an election because SG law
requires the Senate's No. 2 official to
automatically assume the presidency
after a resignation.
"We can't just change rules when
it becomes politically and personally
convenient," Sen. Rosemarie Clouston


said in opposing Weiss's measure.
Weiss defended his proposal, tell-
ing senators he simply wants to con-,
tinue filling the role-to which he was


originally elected.
Sen. Kevin Reilly lauded Weiss's
efforts as a "selfless move," but Weiss
added that his plans are not definite.


Who's in Charge
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Senate President
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Drivers not wearing

seat belts targeted

TRAFFIC, from page 1
means police cannot stop a vehicle if the driver is not
wearing a seat belt.
"Basically we have to stop you for some other of-
fense first, but frankly thaf's not very hard to do at all,"
Burroughs said.
Florida's statewide seat-belt usage rate is 73.9
percent, according to the Buckle Up Florida Web site,
which provides information about the Click It or Ticket
campaign.
On the UF campus, meanwhile, University Police
officers are taking part in the Click It or Ticket effort
and working to slow down speeding motorists.
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Editorial
All good things must come to an end.
More importantly, all good things have to go out with a
bang.
Here at the Department of Darts & Laurels, we sure love one
last, big blowout before a long, long dry spell. We're talking, of
course, about television finales.
You know, those spare-no-expense ratings gimmicks the net-
works assault us with as spring begins its sticky slide toward
summer.
We're not picky this year we watched, perched on the
edges of our seats, as "The West Wing" inaugurated a new
president in its final episode and as Jack Bauer took down the
president in the season finale of "24."
Those three hours of TV, which featured more twists than a
typical hour of "Alias," generated almost more adrenaline than
we could take.
At the Department, we dutifully dialed in our votes for the
next American Idol, pulverized Puffs during "Grey's Anatomy"
and nibbled our nails as "Lost" hurtled to a dose, savoring the
last fresh television before the barren season hiatus begins.
So hunt down your remote, fire up the popcorn popper and
hold your breath as you read this week's cliffhanger edition
of...



Darts & Laurels

Here at the Department, we love a nice surprise almost as
much as we love Simon Cowell, the bitchy Briton who makes
his living pooh-poohing the Kelly Clarkson wannabes on the
Fox hit "American Idol." Alas, we found ourselves disagreeing
with Cowell this season, as an unconventional crooner steam-
rolled his way to the final round.
For getting us all shook up week after week, we bequeath a
we-may-love-you-even-more-than-Kelly-Ruben-Fantasia-and-
Carrie-combined LAUREL to American Idol Taylor Hicks, the
silver-haired singer who rewrote the book on Elvis and Elton
John so thoroughly it had us saying goodbye to the yellow brick
road.
Hicks felled silver-tongued Katharine McPhee during
Wednesday night's schlock-heavy "Idol" windup, sending her
to the No. 2 spot that made Clay Aiken famous er, infamous.
If there is one thing we've learned from worshipping "Idol,"
it's that second place is more like being stuck between a rock
and a hard place kind of like Jack Bauer on "24."
Much like the secret agents on the pulse-pounding wrap-up
of the fifth season of "24," student senators watched their presi-
dent topple this week.
Though senators weren't as aghast as "24" viewers when a
fictional first lady overthrew her husband, they were surprised
when Senate President Lauren Mierley announced a summer
hiatus of her own.
In the aftermath of Mierley's announcement, the Senate's
second-in-command said no to stepping up. For creating a
constitutional crisis in a coffee cup, we fire a we-thought-you-
were-the-heir-and-the-spare DART to Josh Weiss, the Senate
president pro tempore, who under ordinary circumstances
- would assume the presidency.
Weiss, however, isn't ready for the gavel he hastily wrote
a bill calling for senators to pick a new president, rather than sit
back and watch the law at work a decision about as tepid as
yet another "Survivor" finale.
At least for Weiss, the tribe has spoken.
The last episode of "Survivor" is typically a vicious affair,
with voted-off contestants returning to spout off to those who
out-backstabbed them during their 39 days in the bush.
For bringing some old-fashioned "Survivor" spite to a usu-
ally teary-eyed right of passage, we shoot a we-believe-the-chil-
dren-are-our-future-too DART to Kyle Stublen, the Charlotte
County high school graduate who delivered a scathing speech
at his graduation ceremony.
Our horror aside, we at the Department are slightly ashamed
to admit we didn't think of this sooner.
Standing before his classmates and their families, Stublen
painted a dark picture of life at Charlotte High School, one
where guidance counselors told students not to apply to college
and students got high in the bathrooms at lunchtime.
Now that's going out with a bang.


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Patriot Act's snooping probes too deep


ince its renewal more than three months ago, the
Patriot Act has met with significant criticism from
various members of the American public.
Behaviors once unthinkable under American law have
become increasingly commonplace under the act, and the
severity of these excesses became more grating with the act's
renewal.
However, many Americans took refuge in the fact that,
although the declared purpose of fighting terrorism quashed
some rights, they, as average citizens, were safe. The majority
had no demographic qualities or behaviors that would give
the government reason to suspect them, and they therefore
figured there was no way they would be exploited under the
Patriot Act.
It's highly likely the nation's media companies felt the
same way. News reporting can hardly be classified as a ter-
rorist act, especially in a nation founded upon the principles
of free speech.
This free speech was initially guaranteed with the pur-
pose of keeping the government from shutting down those
who would criticize it. Without the right of the press to free
speech, the citizens of our nation would have little to no ac-
cess to information regarding our government's activities.
Similarly, government -I lstle-blowers are a modem-day
form of protection against government excess. By expos-
ing information that is not readily available to the public,
they prevent backroom dealing and secret illegal behavior.
Furthermore, by going to the press only on the condition of
anonymity, they can avoid massive political fallout and/or
legal action.
Or, at least, they could avoid these problems. In the past
months, the FBI has been investigating whistle-blowers and
information leaks under new provisions of the Patriot Act.
Using National Security Letters, which are essentially sub-
poenas without judicial approval, the FBI has been demand-
ing reporters' phone records in order to identify individuals


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Scott Gilton
Speaking Out


who go to the press with information.
The stated purpose of gathering
these records, according to an of-
ficial FBI statement, is to "determine
if a criminal act was committed by a
government employee by the unau-
thorized release of classified informa-
tion."


The implications of this behavior
are staggering. Under the Patriot Act,
the government has now granted itself unlimited powers
of investigation to use in finding individuals who go to the
public with secret information and in prosecuting them for
treason.
All that is needed to hide illegal governmental acts is a
declaration that the dirty facts are "classified." Those who
would follow their conscience are now without any protec-
tion from the government's vengeance.
Furthermore, it's a far stretch to brand all of those who
would leak governmental information as terrorists. Yet these
individuals are being investigated under governmental abili-
ties granted through the Patriot Act, which has the express
purpose of fighting terrorism.
Perhaps our government officials feel any thought or act
in opposition to their goals is terrorism. But if that is the case,
then the situation is even more terrifying.
While a limiting system of checks and balances has sup-
posedly been built into our nation's government, the real
source of checks comes from America's citizens. Public out-
cry is the strongest and most democratic method for putting
fear into our politicians and protecting the interests of the
averageAmerican.
It is a very dark day when those who would leak infor-
mation for the good of the United States are declared as both
traitors and terrorists.
Scott Gilton is a decision and information sciences senior.


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Immigration fight inspires cowardice
Editor You can tell it is election time again.
Politicians of all stripes are taking courageous
stands against those non-English speakers. A
month ago the president of the United States
declared that he believed the national anthem
should only be sung in English What bravery!
What decisiveness! What a man! We have a
politician who won't pander!
Then it was confirmed that he campaigned
for president among Hispanics by singing
the national anthem in Spanish! What intel-
ligence! What inclusion! What a walking
contradiction!
Bush is almost as bad as the gutless Sen.
John McCain.
To be fair, we can't just blame Bush and
the Republicans for this comedic election year
grandstanding. Our own Democratic Sen. Bill
Nelson seems to lack the spine needed stand
up to this embarrassing bill. Our other sena-
tor, the bilingual Mel Martinez, decided not to
even show up. If Nelson lacked spine I wonder
what someone who didn't even vote lacks?
William Foster
3LS


Viewers must realize fiction of 'Code'
Editor. Every weekend some students get
the crazy idea to go to the movies to unwind
after a long week of school. I have the sad re-
sponsibility to inform you that if you are look-
ing to enjoy a movie these days, it's nearly im-
possible if the film is even semicontroversial. It
turns out that some people feel that paying $9
for a movie ticket entitles them to launch into
an impromptu lecture on how they disagree
with the film or how grossly inaccurate it is.
I strongly encourage the First Amendment
rights of all people, but there is such a thing
as social couth. I don't see Dan Brown fanat-
ics standing up in church and preaching their
undying loyalty to "The Da Vinci Code." Do
you know why? Because it's a fictional book,
with fictional characters, that uses real histori-
cal events to sell a billion copies.
I am a Catholic, and I went to Catholic
grade school and high school; trust me when
I say that I would be much more impressed
if you expressed your feelings and thoughts
against the movie like a responsible and intel-
ligent Christian.
Here are a few examples: writing a book,


writing an editorial, making your own movie,
inviting a few friends over that didn't pay
$9 to do something aside from listen to your
opinions. These are just suggestions. Even if
you did all these things, I still think it's pretty
ridiculous, because you are giving factual
credence to a fictional novel. Everyone has a
right to believe whatever he or she wants, and
I guarantee you that no one will be converted
to your line of thinking by you making a dis-
turbance during a movie.
I am even more embarrassed that students
are responsible for most of this behavior, when
we are the ones with even less money to spend
on movies. Please, if you want to waste your
money, try to do it without wasting mine.
Chris Ferrante
4LS



UPD's speed traps in dubious locations
Editor I'm a staff member at UF and
have been since 1987. On Monday morning
I received my first campus speeding ticket


THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 7


for driving 30 mph. Obviously I exceeded
the posted speed limit of 20 mph, and I take
full responsibility for my petty misdeed, but
I'm a little ticked off at the University Police
Department's malicious way of ticketing UF
employees and students.
I enter campus off of Southwest Second
Avenue at the law school and travel south to
Museum Road in front of Lake Alice. Shortly
after this point, in line with the Baby Gator day
care, a very steep incline begins. It is necessary
to ride the brake pedal from this point forward,
all the way to the stop sign at the bottom of the
hill, in order not to exceed UF's posted speed
limit. Unfortunately, if you are not constantly
watching your speedometer, you may not be
depressing your break pedal enough to lower
your speed to 20 mph. This is what happened
to me. University Police were waiting at the
bottom of the hill with handheld radar guns in
tow. University Police should not be setting up
ambush zones when the laws of physics are
impeding our ability to maintain UF's posted
speed limit of 20 mph.
Kathy Thomson
UF staff


Dose of 'OC' cool is what city needs in fight against smoke


& n any given night of the
S eek, many UF students
head out to bars downtown
or on University Avenue for a night
of dancing, socializing and drinking.
They can expect loud music, frosty
beverages, crowds of people and,
most unpleasantly, cigarette smoke.
Smoking in restaurants and
other public areas, such as hotel lob-
bies, was outlawed in Florida in July
2003. The vote against smoking was
overwhelming, but for some rea-
son, Florida still insists on allowing
smoking in bars.


Of course, when students are-
going out to the bars, -they want to
be able to have fun and not feel the
pressure of rules and laws. But think
about how much more enjoyable it
would be to dance in a room where
you weren't suffocating on everyone
else's cigarette fumes.
Many college students have
caught on to the Orange County
craze through the television shows
"The OC" and "Laguna Beach." I am
myself from Orange County, Calif.,
and I cannot tell you how many
times I have heard,."Is it really like


Megen Miller they show
Speaking Out it on TV?"
Well, I can
tell you one
thing about the O.C.: There isn't
any smoking in the bars, and it is
awesome.
I am sure you are probably say-
ing, "This girl has got to get off her
high horse," but here are some facts:
Even the smokers in California
enjoy not having to sit in bars where
other smokers are smoking around
them.
I called three smokers I know


who live out there; they all agreed
with that.
Smoking is the No. 1 preventable
killer in the United States.
A smoker inhales only about
15 percent of the smoke from a
cigarette. The other 85 percent sits
in the air for everyone else around
to inhale.
Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad and
Adam Brody don't get their youth-
ful good looks from hanging out
in smoky bars, because cigarette
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you are at XS for '80s night and you
want to go outside for a breath of
fresh air. You shouldn't have to fight
the crowds just so you can breathe
easy outside, where the smokers
should be enjoying their cancer
sticks.
No one in the O.C. has to, so
why should you? It is your life,
your lungs and your bars, and it is
you who can make a difference in
Gainesville.
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Bandjuggles doctorates,


Thursday might be one
of the last chances
Eainesville residents
have to see Kid Robot as
a three-piece band; but
then again, maybe not.

One of the band's founding mem-
bers, bassist Darren McDuff, is leaving
Gainesville.
After graduation in December, McDuff
plans to take a corporate gig in Houston.
His departure will undoubtedly alter
the band's makeup, but will not necessar-
ily end it.
"It just wouldn't be the same without
him," guitarist and singer Andrew Kuo
said.
In recent years, the advent of technology
has drastically changed the musical land-
scape. Notables such as Gnarls Barkley and
The Postal Service have made long-distance
collaborations work out spectacularly.
McDuff already takes advantage of digi-
tal technology by recording his bass lines
into his cell phone. In the studio, he uses
the recordings as a mental reference.
If keeping the trio intact proves impos-
sible, Kuo and drummer Chi-Chung Li
plan to keep Kid Robot alive as a two-piece
group.
Kuo's favorite band, The Black Keys,
serves as proof that talented two-piece
bands can be successful. The White Stripes,
another two-piece, are one of the most criti-
cally acclaimed bands on the market.
"I don't really want to think about the
end of the band," McDuff said "I just want
to see what happens."
Kid Robot is working to tighten their
sound and hoping to attract interest from
a record label.
Musically, Kid Robot is all over the map.
Like that of LCD Soundsystem, Kid Robot's
unique sound is a mishmash of volume,
genres and frequencies.
"We try to be experimental, but I usually
just say we're indie rock," Kuo said.
Kid Robot's taste in music is eclectic.
Members have been influenced by such
genres as classical, electronic, jazz and
Taiwanese pop, and such performers as
Tool, Pearl Jam, The Black Keys, the Roots,
Buddy Guy and even Yanni.
"It's versatile, our style. The types of
songs we play jumps all over the
place," said Chi. "It helps the songs
stay with you after the set;
they are so unique."
Kid Robot members
say they would love to
see the fruits of their
musical labor pay off, but
stardom is not the band's


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Kid Robot poses outside of their practice space on Saturday afternoon. With bassist Darren McDuff, center, leaving Gainesville
for a job, the future remains unclear for Andrew Kuo and Chi-Chung Li.


immediate goal.
Kuo is working toward a doctorate
in consumer psychology, while Chi and
McDuff are working toward doctorates in
chemical engineering.
Most 20-somethings working toward
doctorates might see being in a band as a
waste of potential study time, but not Kid
Robot.
"I actually spend more time on music
than I do on school," Kuo said. "Music defi-
nitely keeps me grounded."
Chi seldom finds that music and school
interfere with each other.
"I think we're at a good balance," she
said. "We're having plenty of fun as a band,
but still doing research."
Chi and McDuff are researching fluid
dynamics,-particularly flow patterns.
Kuo's high musical IQ sometimes hin-
ders the sensual experience of just relaxing.
and listening to music.
"It's gotten to the point where I can't
listen to a piece of music without breaking.
it into parts," Kuo said. "Sometimes I wish I
could just sit down and enjoy the music, but
I can't help but analyze it."
While some kids were shoving Play-
Doh in their mouths, Kuo was being versed
in the universal language.
At age 4, he learned piano. At age 6, he
took up violin. He can also play the bass
and drums.
"Music is the reason I get out of bed in
the morning," Kuo said.
Chi's musical tutelage stretches back


nearly as far as Kuo's. She was in drum
corps for 10 years before helping form Kid
Robot in 2004.
She believes music should have "rich-
ness, technique and variety."
For Chi, the transition from Taiwan to
a doctorate program halfway around the
globe was like being transported to another
world.
In Gainesville, she found a different lan-
guage and customs. She took in different
sights, sounds, smells and even a gigantic
plush alligator with an orange sweater run-
ning around at sporting events.
"The toughest part about integrating
into a new culture is that you don't know
how to find your place, or where you fit
in," Chi said. "Once I realized
what my place was, I felt more
comfortable."
It took her six months to adapt -
to Gainesville. Now, she feels
right at home. 4
"I really like new experienc-
es," Chi said. "I enjoy exploring
a new environment. I finally got
to the point where I understand
jokes on TV. When I talk to peo-
ple, I can understand more than
half of what they're saying."
Kid Robot's collective intel-
ligence, hard work and talent
have put each band member in a
win-win situation.
Now, they mightjust get lucky
and transform their talent into KidRo


musical fame.
"Maybe some marketing agent will just
happen to be looking for a band with two
Asian people in it," Kuo joked.
If the musical gods don't send luck Kid
Robot's way, they'll have to "fall back" on
being doctors.
How manybands in the history of music
can say that?
Kid Robot's future may be up in the air,
but one thing is for sure: During tonight's
show at the club 1982, they'll have the time
of their lives.
"I really enjoy playing music, especially
with other people who love music," Chi
said. "It's amazing. Being able to create mu-
sic and have fun is the best feeling ever."


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Real orgasms reveal more


he "0" face. Everyone has one (let's
hope). But do you know what yours
looks like?
We put so much time and energy into worry-
ing about our appearance, we sometimes forget
about how we look when we finally seal
the deal.
It's interesting that often the only person who
has seen our "0" face is the person we originally
tried so hard to impress.
When Dearest and I were first getting Maghal
to know each other, I was super self-con-
scious, but in order to orgasm, a person
has to relinquish all control and become
completely unself-conscious.
Although the very nature of sex is
intimate and revealing, I feel that the
most personal part is the actual orgasm.
It's also extremely erotic.
I've rarely seen a woman in porn who did not
moan and actively express her pleasure from start
to end, and I always have to wonder how much
of her carrying-on springs from real pleasure.
I find it incredibly hard to believe, and terribly
unarousing.
I wonder how many female adult actors actu-
ally orgasm when filming a video. And what if
they don't want to? What if they'd prefer to main-
tain control of their faces, knowing that what's
real might not be as attractive as pretending?


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I'd imagine that they'd rather reveal their bod-
ies than their most vulnerable moments.
What's far more sexy is "real sex," most likely
because there the faces and expressions are real.
I recently watched some DVDs from the Sinclair
Institute, which, in addition to offering intimate
instructions, use real couples to illustrate. Now
that's sexy and far more interesting. Haven't
you always wondered what's happening behind
cosed doors other than your own?
McDowell I'd also heard about a Web site
that shows real people having
orgasms from the neck up, and
I finally got around to checking
it out. While it shows no nudity,
BeautifulAgony.com shows "loads"
more than any traditional erotic site.
And it's surprisingly hot!
It also made me wonder: Would I
rather reveal my nether regions on the Internet, or
my face during orgasm?
And then I thought, "Wait what do I even
look like? And do I want to know?"
I certainly know what Dearest looks like, and
Ilove it.
He, however, hates it. He saw it on a personal
video and has been self-conscious ever since. So
maybe, for now, I'll justbe comfortable not know-
ing. And don't expect to see my face (or any other
part) online any time soon.


Springs cheapen fun


ow that summer is here,
it's time to trade in your
work suit for a bathing
suit and soak up the sun.
There are plenty of inexpensive
springs right near the Gainesville
area where frugal students
can make a splash without Jenr
going off the deep end of
their bank accounts.
For $4, you and seven
friends can swim with
the manatees in Manatee '
Springs State Park at 11650 S
NW 115th St. in Chiefland,
where the spring main-
tains a year-round temperature of
72 degrees. Visitors can rent canoes
and kayaks or just scuba dive and
snorkel in the spring, which leads
to the Suwannee River. Land lovers
are welcome to hike or bike on the
park's trails.
Alachua County's biggest spring
is Poe Springs, at 28800 NW 182nd


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Ave. in High Springs, where 45 mil-
lion gallons of water flow daily. The
roughly 200-acre park sits on the
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Restrooms offer comfort


By J.M. QUIGLEY
Avenue Contributing Writer

Let's be honest with each other, students.
Summer classes may have started, and those
of us unlucky enough to be here may be back
to the grind.
Well, this Gator's heart is nonetheless drunk
on the beach somewhere south of Miami.
With Thursday recast as "the new Friday,"
Wednesday serving up ladies' nights and 50-
cent beer at Ocala Jai Alai, and "It's hard to
Tuesday providing as good a
reason to get drunk as a "case best (rest r
of the Mondays," most sum- Damon
mer students forget that they Weimer Hal
are the unlucky few who have
to get up early in the morning
after miraculously surviving
consumption of an unholy amount of alcohol.
When these students feel the urge to ex-
press their bodily frustrations, they often seek
out the comforts of home on campus.
One must always remember Seinfeld's
George Costanza and his superhuman ability
to find the best bathrooms in any building in
the city.
Morning-after students must follow
Costanza's example if they are to survive their.


hangovers while maintaining the comfort and
civility of rest-room patronage.
James Self, a second-year advertising major,
knows the importance of comfort and embrac-
es the search for a place like home.
He prefers to use the second-floor bath-
room at McCarty Hall A.
"Because there's never a soul in the bath-
room," he said. "Its always just me and
John.'"
Custodial worker Damon Desue Jr., who
works in Weimer Hall, sup-
ay what the ports the hypothesis that low-
oms) are." traffic areas promote more
lesue Jr. pleasant rest rooms.
custodian "It's hard to say what the
best are," he said.
He said the third floor of
Weimer Hall has the best in that
building, and that the further from the ground
floor they are, the cleaner the bathrooms get.
As long as you stay away from dorms and
frat houses, girls' bathrooms will always be
better, said Sona Simo, a fourth-year political
science major.
"Women's bathrooms with working tam-
pon dispensers are a must," Simo said.
She recommends the rest room on the third
floor of Matherly Hall.


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burger I have ever had in my life. It's
'just a few miles north of Gainesville on
Interstate 75, exit 399. I promise you it
will be worth the drive.
Choose any of the styles of burgers
Conestogas offers, and you'll
be treated to a giant, artery- K
clogging dish of goodness
in between buns. Whether it
he the Bacon Cheeseburger
($8.95), or just the plain
ol' burger with the works,
Conestogas serves up a pound
of Grade-Abeef in every one.
Not in the mood for a heart attack?
Try their junior-si cd burgers, which
are only a mere, oh, half a pound.
Or if you're the adventurous kind,
try Conestogas' 3-pound burger
($19.99). That's right, count it: 1, 2, 3
pounds! And if you finish it, there's
a free slice of key lime pie waiting for
you. You'll also get your picture on the


wall, and the burger is free of charge.
"Rick's Beer Steak," named after the
restaurant's owner, is a juicy and ten-
der 8-ounce sirloin marinated in their
own secret mix of beer and spices and
served with your choice of sides and a
salad. There's nothing better than beer,
steak and laughing at
en Peng your friend struggling to

J-Lo's ass.
After the meal's over
and it's time to pay,
Conestogas isn't done
stuffing you up yet. To
pay, each patron has to
make their way through the restau-
rant's very own candy and ice cream
shop. Everything from Pop Rocks to
fresh-made fudge to Blue Bell ice cream
is available for purchase.
Then, as you drive back home, take
a look at the cows grazing. They say
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Effects command budgets :calendar


F ven though no one can understand
the words coming out of Chris
- Tucke-'s mouth, New Line Cinema
scattered a mind-boggling $25 million at
his feet to secure his reprisal of fast-talking
Detective Carter in "Rush Hour 3," which
makes Tucker higher-paid than the likes
of Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves and
Nicolas Cage.
The fact that Tucker has only made two
movies in almost a decade hardly detracts
from his earning power. Some say Tucker
is worth every cent of the $25 million for
another sequel to the top-selling comedy
film of all time. Others would Jorda
say Tucker fell into the last bit of
what they in the movie industry
like to call "dumb luck."
The trend in Tinseltown is
moving away from pumping
funds into placating big stars. A
great depression may soon fall
upon Hollywood as movie stars
learn to scrape by on a meager couple mil-
lion per film. As they, too, stoop to repeat-
ing outfits in their sordid decline, a differ-
ent breed of celebrity will rise to glory.
The new fat cats on the red carpet
are the special effects geeks. They have
emerged from their dark computer labs to
blink in the sunlight of a new day where
special effects, not just pretty faces, sell
movies.
Studio budgets for special effects have
erupted in the last 10 years, from $5 million
to $50 million. The digital effects involved
in "Spider-man 3" skyrocketed the film's
production cost to $300 million. Other big-
studio movies hit the $200 million mark
with the innovative effects audiences have
come to expect: "X-Men: The Last Stand"


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($210 million), "Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Man's Chest" ($225 million) and
"Superman Returns" ($261 million).
With the demand for special effects so
high and the cost of the now-conventional
digital technology so low, one would
imagine the major firms like George
Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic would
be raking in the cash.
Not so much, though.
Profitability has plummeted because
of the rising cost of talent. If studios
want superheroes and natural disasters
to look realistic, they are going
a Fyne to pay out the nose to get the
L top guys to head their special
effects teams guys like Stefen
Fangmeier, who has a funny
name but a serious reputation
as the mastermind behind the
tornado in "Twister," the ghosts
in "Casper" and the dinosaurs
in "Jurassic Park."
And it doesn't stop there. What really
breaks the bank for special effects firms
are the masses of grunts that do the ma-
jority of the work. Hundreds of computer
savants must pound the keys at hundreds
of computers to create effects like the mas-
sive wall of water in "The Perfect Storm"
or to perform digital cosmetic surgery like
that needed to erase the bags under Jack
Nicholson's eyes in "Something's Gotta
Give."
The moral of the story is this: Don't let
anyone tell you that you spend too much
time inside fooling around on the com-
puter. A lucrative career full of champagne
wishes and caviar dreams may just be a
computer game away.


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"American Matrix" exhibit opens at Harn Museum


Exhibit focuses on American art after World War II


By SHARON McCLINTIC
Avenue Writer

The second installment of a popular
exhibition opened Tuesday at the Ham
Museum. Entitled "American Matrix," the
exhibition focuses on American art created
after World War II.
This installment of the exhibition fur-
thers the first part's theme of exploring
contemporary American art, its artists,
their use of processes and materials, and
their involvement with social and political
issues.
Last year, contemporary art found a


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home in the Ham Museum's newest addi-
tion, the Mary Ann Ham Cofrin Pavilion.
The pavilion's 6,500 square feet were
constructed to house the museum's col-
lection of art created since the end of the
modernist period. The new wing opened
with its inaugural exhibition in October
2005.
Christine Hale, public relations director
at the Har Museum, said that the exhibi-
tion "honors the valuable contributions of
American artists and celebrates the growth
of the Ham Museum collection and the
opening of a new exhibition."
"American Matrix, Part II" features a
selection of art from the first installment
along with new pieces. Works on display
come both from the museum's permanent
collection of more than 7,000 pieces and
from lenders.
The exhibition is divided into five
sections. Pieces by Andy Warhol, Roy
Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg
highlight the "Pop Inspired" section of the
exhibition.
The "Materials and Methods" section
will feature multimedia approaches to
art in the works of John Chamberlain, Sol
LeWitt and others.
Additional sections include "Strange
Space," featuring photography such as
that of Los Angeles-based Catherine Opie;
"Painterly Perspectives," showing work


of abstract impressionists such as Elmer
Bischoff; and a section featuring the work
of Laylah Ali.
Additional artists whose work will
appear include Yvonne Jacquette, Sergio
Vega, Ross Bleckner, Jun Kaneko, Allan
Sekula, Andrea Robbins, Eric Fischl and
Frank Stella.
Work from sculptors Alexander Calder
and David Smith are also on display.
During the summer months, the
whitewashed walls and airy corridors of
the main Ham Museum building will be
closed for minor renovations. Floors, car-
pet and walls will be worked on, replaced
and painted.
The "American Matrix" exhibit will
be the only open exhibition during these
renovations. Gallery talks and family days
will supplement the contemporary art ex-
hibition.
Brandi Breslin will speak on July 13
about American pop art and culture as it
pertains to the exhibition. Bonnie Bemau,
director of education at the Harn Museum,
will speak on July 6 about selected works
in "American Matrix: Part II."
The exhibition's curator, Kerry Oliver-
Smith, will speak about the exhibition on
August 27;
Programs focusing on Andy Warhol,
Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg
will be held in June, July and August, re-


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spectively.
Documentaries featuring Rauschenberg,
Warhol, Lichtenstein and Laylah Ali will
be shown at the Ham Museum in June
and July.
The museum reopens in full this fall
with six new exhibitions.
These exhibitions will focus on African
art, Asian art, modern art and photogra-
phy.
After the "American Matrix" exhibi-
tion closes in October, the Mary Ann Ham
Cofrin Pavilion will remain dedicated to
the museum's contemporary collection.
The pavilion's following exhibition will
focus on international artists, Hale said.
She said a name has not yet been selected
for the upcoming exhibition.


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Leasing NOW/FALL*379-9255
8-16-24-2

Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 8-16-24-2

COZY, CONVENIENT, CLOSE!
1 & 2 bedrooms for Fall
pool, tennis bball, alarms
FREE UF PARKING
376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com
8-16-24-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner, $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 8-16-24-2

*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
NEAR PERFECT!*
1BR/ BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
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BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
S. Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
8-16-24-2

** 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

2BR/2BA at UFI
1000 sq feet for $629.
Walk in closets, central air.
Pets Welcome, Laundry on site.
Open till 8pm Weekdays. 371-7777
8-16-24-2

STUDIOS ACROSS FROM UF
From $499. Pool.
Laundry. Pets ok
Free Parking. Open Weekends.
Avail Summer and Fall 371-0769
8-16-24-2

An Escape to Paradisel
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & Roommate Match
FREE Cable HBO/Sho, Tanning, Aerobics,
HUGE 24Hr Gym, W/D, Alarm, Gated,
SPECIALS are here! Call 335-4455
8-16-24-2

****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
8-16-24-2

You Want IT?
We HAVE IT!
Space..Amenities..Location..Luxury
2/2 1275 sq.ft. 3/3 1407 sq ft.
1.5mi to UF/close to SFCC/RMM Avail.
www.cobblestoneuf.com 377-2801
8-16-24-2

Close, Comfy, Cute
1, 2, 3, or 4BR apts available NOW or Fall.
Flats or Townhomes, some w/ w/d hook-ups
Gym,3)ball, Tennis, 2 pools, 1 mi to UF
Open Weekends, Call 376-2507
8-16-24-2

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
8-16-24-2

SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
Huge 1,2, & 3BRs
$629, $729 & $849
1.3 Mi to UF Pets Ok
352-332-7401 8-16-24-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
8-16-24-2


STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Shor term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $350 & up. Call 352-538-2181 8-
16-24-2

BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2


Campus Realty
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
www.campusrealtygroup.com/rentals
8-16-24-2

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
8-16-24-2


U For Rent
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**SIZE MATTERS***
HUGE 2/2 Flats w/ Attached Garage
20 ft. cathedral ceilings *Screened in Porch
WD*Fully Equipped Kitchen*FREE Tanning
FREE Alarm*24hr Gym w/ free weights
Pet Friendly*Gate Entry*372-0040
8-16-24-2

StudiosllBRs Available NOW
Across from UF!
From $599. Pets ok.
Free Parking, Laundry on site.
Open Weekends 371-7777
8-16-24-2


For Rent
unfurnished

HOUSES 1.5 mi to UF for Aug. 1st.
630 NW35th St. 3/2 fam. rm $1200, 611 NW
34th Terr. 3/2 fam rm. $1200, 642 NW 35th
St. 3/2 $1100, 816 NW 37th Dr 3/2 fam& gar.
$1300. Please drive by then call 331-0095.
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. 6-6-30-2

*AVOID NOISY NEIGHBORS*
2/BR/2BA Flat


Live at a Legend! FREE Tanning, WID, Huge 24 hr. gym,
S PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly, Free Cable,
The Polos of Gainesville Leasing for Fall: 377-2777
will give you the best college experience 8-16-24-2
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 8-
16-24-2
4BR/2.5BATownhouse $1100/mo
SW Lg 1br, lba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d 3BR/2BA House $1100/mo
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395 1BR/BA Duck Pond $495/mo
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 Ask about Move-In Specials!
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ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units!
Great location, price & size!
Justa few left! 376-1248
8-16-24-2

MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK!
3 & 4 Bedrooms for Fall!
FREE UF PARKING, tennis,
Affordable, Pool, Pets, Alarm
376-4002 Pinetreegardens.com
8-16-24-2

*FREE Money!*
3/2 flats starting at $328 per person
W/D, alarm, Pets OK, QUIET,
Save over $600!
Get your $ today! Call 367-9910
8-16-24-2

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!
8-16-24-2

PRIVATE APTS NEXT TO UF!
Sorority Style & Luxury Studios w/Wood Firs
VIRTUAL TOURS & PHOTOS
www.LiveNearCampus.com ** 376-6223
8-16-24-2

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

SAVE $$$, GET MORE!
3BR/2BA for less than $300/person
B-ball, Comp lab, Gym, FREE UF parking
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
8-16-24-2

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
5-30-31-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 8-16-24-2

* SORORITY ROW AREA *
Live in luxury @ Windsor Hall. 2 Blocks to
UF Incl everything + pool, gym, sundeck.
Starting at $410/mo. 336-9255.
8-16-24-2

** 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
8-16-24-2


30+ Properties Available!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118
8-16-24-2

1 AND 2 BR APTS
available in downtown Historic district.
Ceiling fans, central heat/air. No dogs. first,
last, sec. 378-3704 8-23-25-2

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

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
8-16-24-2

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
6-8-17-2

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

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 5-30-12-2

3BR/2BA 515 NW 51st. St Near Gainesville
Health & Fitness. Fireplace, screened lanai,
garage, W/D. Avail. Aug. 1st. $1275/mo. Call
333-9874. 6-8-14-2

3BR/2BR 3401 NW 7th PI. Over 2000 sq
ft. large living, dining & family rooms. W/D,
Great- location. $1300/mo. Avail Aug. 1st.
Call 333-9874. 6-8-14-2

AVAILABLE NOW! Nice 2BR/1BA apt. Close
to campus 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

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


U For Rent
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HOUSE- HUGE 4x2
Near UF, central AC/heat, W/D, DW, ice-
maker, disposal, giant garage, fenced yards,
no dogs. $1590 665-8166 6-8-11-2

HOUSE LARGE 4 x 1
Norman Hall/Sorority Row area, central
AC/heat, wood floors, totally remodeled, DW,
icemaker, W/D, pets maybe. $1590. 665-
8166 6-8-11-2

Take over lease. 2BR/2BA apt in Greenwich
Green. Avail. now through July 30. $790/
mo. Renew lease for Fall. 371-6983
5-25-5-2

*****
4 miles to UF
Newnans Lake -15 minutes to campus.
Nice 3BR/1 BAw/large fenced yard available.
$800/mo Available August 1
Call 352-422-2967 5-30-5-2

4BR/2BA house convenient to UF, Shands,
VA, Horse Teaching Unit, shopping and res-
taurants. Large privacy fenced yard. Huge
oaks, quiet area. Pets negotiable. $1350/
mo, Call 262-9131 5-30-5-2

Large 2BR/1BA Garage apt on 3 acres resi-
dential estate. Convenient to UF, Shands,
VA & Horse Teaching unit, shopping & res-
taurants. Very quiet area. Great views from
2nd floor. Pets neg. $650/mo, 262-9131
5-30-5-2

Historic house 2 blocks to UF. Wood floors,
high ceiling. 2BR $800; 3BR $1200. New
kitchens, AC, W/D. Ideal for grad/prof stu-
dents. Avail Aug. 352-283-3819 6-8-8-2

CONDO ON CAMPUS
Close to Shands. Easy to gym, to bus stop.
W/D. Brand new paint & ceramic tiles.
$1230/mo. Please call Sue 954-325-6375.
5-25-4-2

Very quiet 2BR/1BA w/ pool. Steps away
from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med., Health
Science, etc. & heart of UF. Grad or profes-
sional preferred. $850/mo. Call 262-0444
5-30-5-2

Vintage house. 3BR/1BA. DW, W/D, central
A/C, hardwood floors, screened porch. Huge
fenced yard. New electric & plumbing. 1932
NW 35th Ave. $850/mo 352-466-3695. No
pets, no smoking. 6-1-6-2

* 2/1 CONDO. NEWAPPLIANCES/TILE *
W/D hookup, screened patio. Credit check.
2 year lease. Private backyard. SW area.
$650/mo. Call 374-4216. 6-8-8-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE 710 NW 54th Terr. Fenced
yard. All .appliances, W/D. Great location
$900/mo. Call 333-9874. 6-8-8-2

PET'S PARADISE
No app or pet fee. 2BR on cul-de-sac. Avail
now. Privacy fence. W/D hook-up. 7214 SW
44th PI $495-525/mo. Private owner. Leave
detailed message 352-331-2099 5-30-5-2

BIVENS ARM SOUTH
3/2, 2017 sq ft, large family room overlook-
ing pool, clubhouse, lake view, close to UF
$1600. Call 352-215-3108 5-30-5-2

WALK OR BIKE 7 BLKS TO UF 2 female
roommates wanted for 4BR house. Quiet
neighborhood. 7th ave/22nd st area, good
parking, 2 kitchens, laundry rm, living rm
w/fireplace, dining rm, 20x20 screened
porch, hi spd net, inside bike storage.
$475+utils 352-376-8805 or 813-295-3015
5-30-5-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
8-16-24-2

0 SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
8-16-24-2


For Rent
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NANTUCKET WALK
Luxury 2/2 condos
Avail Aug 2006 For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
www.nantucketwalk.com
386-462-7179
8-16-24-2

Historic 2BR house downtown. Wood floors,
vaulted ceilings, sky light, all new updates,
cent AC/heat, quaint, natural settings. View
at pleasantstreet.net 5-25-4-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE. Cent H/AC. PLUS
attached 1BR apt. $1325/mo. Will rent
separately. 611 NW 34th Dr. Call 372-903
6-1-5-2

GOLFVIEW
4BR/2BA HOUSE. Walk to UF $1800/mo.
Manny 352-317-4408 6-1-5-2

Female roommates needed. Beautiful town-
house in College Park. 2BR/2.5BA, W/D,
DW, personal balcony. Next to UF & Univ
Ave bars. $605/mo. Cable, utils not incl. Call
Katie 407-758-2489 6-6-6-2

Walk to UFI
Newly remodeled studio
condos in Prairiewood, only
1 mile from UF. $450 per
month. Call 352-215-5155. 6-22-10-2

APTS and HOMES for Rent
Visit our website at
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-25-2-2

Cottage across from Stadium. Efficiency!
$450/Mo Newly Remodeled.
Tile Floors, Full Kitchen, Bathroom
Screened Porch. 1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-
25-2-2

2BR 1BAApt 1 BIk to UF!
Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas ht
1216 SW 3rd Avenue $550/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-
25-2-2

1BR 1BAApt 1BLKTO UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave. $425/Mo
Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas ht
Inclds Wrt, SWg, pst control. Call
Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 5-25-2-2

3BR 2BA Home Near the LAW
School $930 Mo. Terazzo Floors.
Central H &Air. 640 NW 35th Tr.
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 5-
25-2-2

Walk to UF. 1BR in 2/1 Duplex. Available
now & this fall. $265 + 1/2 utilities negotiable.
Small backyard. Call Ana 305-281-4186 6-
6-5-2

Walk to UF, 6BR/2BA 2-story home, centA/C,
off street parking. $2100/mo, avail 8/4. 1004
SW 6 Ave www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 8-16-22-2

3BR/2BA, near UF, 414 NW 10th St. $1100/
mo. Avail 7/7. www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 8-16-22-2

2BR/1.5BA Shellrock Villas 6141 SW 8th
Ln, $550/mo, Avail 6/1. www.edbaurmana
gement.com 1731 NW 6th ST. 375-7104
8-16-22-2

LOOKING GLASS APARTMENTS
Now leasing for fall
Only 115 steps from campus.
Several luxurious floor plans available.
Many amenities. 352-376-1111
6-6-5-2

HISTORIC SEAGLE BLDG 6 blocks to UF.
2BR/2BA newly tiles. Grad or prof student
only. No pets, no smoking. $900/mo. Garage
parking & sec sys. 7th floor Great view. Call
256-5917.6-15-7-2

DUCKPOND cottage. $535. Spacious 1BR
with wood floors & beamed ceilings. No
dogs. 1-cat @ $15 mo. 1st, last, & $350 sec.
required. 377-4217 6-20-8-2

2BR/1 BA DUPLEX
behind Norman Hall. Cent H/AC, fans. 1117
SW 7th Ave. $575/mo. 372-4903 6-1-3-2







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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

**SUMMER SUBLEASE**
1BR in 4BR/4BA all included. $385/mo
fully fum call 941-661-7621 or email
roochie@ufl.edu 5-30-9-3

SORORITY ROW
2BR/2.5BA Parkside II.
Great Location!
Walk to school!
904-294-0389. 5-25-5-3

*Oakbrook Walk Summer Sublease*
1 or 2BR avail fully furn. All incl. W/D, pool,
internet, etc. Walk to UF. Price negotiable
863-738-5344 5-30-5-3

For rent 1BR apartment $595/mo, normally
$695 but still negotiable. Great community
and location, very clean and comfortable.
Call for details 301-481-7667 5-30-5-3

1 BR/1 BA available in 2BR/2BA apt. Now thru
Aug 13th. Cable, utils & internet included.
$450/mo OBO. Walk to UF. Call Sara 941-
320-9385 5-30-5-3

1 or 2 rooms in a 4BR/2BA. NW 28th St.
Beautiful home. Cable intemet. Price nego-
tiable. Call Lauren 407-758-7650 6-6-6-3

Great deal on a summer sublease.
Gainesville Place Apts. 2BRs in 4BR/4BA.
Avail now until Aug. $445/mo ea, incl inter-
net, utils & all other GP amenities. Call 386-
679-4055 6-1-5-3

Summer Sublease @ Campus Club 4000
SW37th Blvd #128A. Female only. Furn 1BR
in 4BR. Reg $450/mo SACRIFICE $295/mo
(thru 8/11) Opt to renew in fall. Call Campus
Club 866-999-1516 or 813-205-8250 5-25-
3-3

Male sublease May-Aug. $500 includes
cable TV, internet, electricity, W/D, fully furn,
1 mi to UF, 3rd Fir, pool view, PhD-student
roommate, private bathroom, Call 352-219-
0443 or sfgf5@yahoo.com 5-30-4-3

Summer sublease @ Greenwich Green.
1 Unfurn BR in 3BR/2.5BA. Pet friendly.
W/D & cable w/HBO incl. Free tan bed, pool,
gym. $337/OBO. Call 352-870-9169 or email
kris4uf@ufl.edu 6-1-5-3


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1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA in Cobblestone.
Available Summer B. $325/mo + util. Pool,
gym, cable included. 305-776-5000 6-1-5-3

MOVE IN TODAY
JUST STEPS TO CAMPUS
May-Aug, fully furn, pool, tiki bar, 24hr pool
& game rm. On bus rte. Just $340/mo. Call
256-5362 6-6-5-3

Summer sublease downtown Arlington
Square! Fully furnished 2BR/2BA. $450/BR!
This is the best apartment at the best part of
town! Call Mike @ 352-514-8406 5-25-2-3

Females only, private furnished bedroom.
Located on 13th St. (Boardwalk apts).
Available for immediate occupancy through
July $300/mo, utilities included. Call Becca
801-440-6370 6-8-5-3

Sublease available Campus Club. BR w/pvt
BA. June, July & 1st week of Aug. $380/mo
OBO. Fully furn, cool roommates, hi spd in-
ternet, cable w/2 HBOs, DW, W/D & utils all
incl. Contact Carlos 954-732-8361 6-1-3-3

1BR/1 BA loft apartment for rent at Bridgelight.
$510/mo as is. Available now. 954-243-9792
Shanaz21@aol.com 6-8-5-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777 -
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
8-16-24-4


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 8-16-24-4

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 8-
16-24-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED. Fully
furn. hew 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
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SHARE 2BR/2BA Clayton Est $200 N/R dep
$350/mo or $100/wk. Incl util Handyman can
work off portion, need vehicle Small/caged
pets ok Police ID req Sat TV/HBO/SHO,
Only interested need apply. Donna 331-
2344. 6-22-30-4

$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

Vet student seeking NS roommate. Share
2BR/1.5BA condo. Hi-spd wireless i-net, lo-
cal ph, sec alarm, W/D. SW area 2 mi. from
UF. Poolon bus rte 20&21 Pets welcome. I
have 2 cats. Flex move-in date (6/11 or later)
$400/mo + 1/2 utils. Melissa 813-453-8326
5-25-14-4

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.
6-15-18-4

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

Female roommates wanted NS/clean. 3BR/
2BA private house avail now. Fully fum w/
option to fum room. $500/mo incl util, cable,
wireless internet 954-254-4442 Rebecca.
6-1-10-4

Student roommate needed to share 2BR/
2BA townhouse in Pebble Creek Villas.
Appliances included. $350/MO +1/2 utili-
ties. Available NOW. Call Corey 219-8325
5-25-4-4

2 females looking for a 3rd in a 3BR/ 3A
condo. Located in prime residential area. 15
min. to UF. Close to park & ride. Large kitch-
en & living room, patio, internet, cable TV,
W/D, comm. pool. $425/mo 727-399-0574
6-6-7-4

Rooms $75 $85 $96 P/W All, C/TV, MAX/
CBL, PRIV/LOE. ON BUS/RT. 3MIL/UNIV/
MAIN. EAST SIDE. WORKING PEOPLE.
376-0384 FOR FURTHER INFO. 5-30-5-4

HUGE CONDO ON NEWBERRY
2BR/2BA, W/D, quiet area w/pool, $400 +
1/2 utils, Fall & spring lease. 278-3332 5-
30-10-4

Walk to UF
Oxford Terrace, Depot & 9th. Fully furn,
private BR/BA $550/mo incl. all utils & high
spd. internet. NS, no pets. Avail August 1st
Call 407-774-7176 5-25-4-4

Rare find. M/F, NS, Grad Student/Profwant-
ed to rent gorgeous furn room in new home.
1.5 mi to Shands. Kitchen, living room,
laundry incl. 336-5450 or 954-328-2863 or
954-646-1341 $450/mo + share utils
6-8-8-4

Furnished master suite in large home. Safe,
pool community near UF & Shands. Quiet,
non-smoking, professional only. Util, cable,
garage & wireless internet incl. $475/mo Call
376-7632 5-30-5-4

2 OR 3 ROOMS
in furnished house. W/D, cable and intemet.
Non-smoker. $500. Call Jen at 561-723-7621
5-30-5-4

1BR avail Nice location, clear & very clean.
Townhouse well furnished. Private bathroom
in NW area. 5 min to UF. FNS. Short term
(May, June, July, Aug). Cable internet, W/D.
407-702-4923. $380/mo + 1/2 utils 6-1-6-4

$250/mo. 1/2 util. Looking for minimalistic
roommate to share 2BR apt w/private park-
ing, loft ceilings and wood floors. 2 blks from
UF. 917 SW 5th Ave. Call 865-924-3571
5-30-5-4

1BR/1BA available in 3BR/2BA house in
SW neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS,
clean, responsible, grad/upperclassman/
professional. No pets. W/D, hi spd internet
& cable. $435/mo + 1/2 util. 262-3989 8-
16-24-4


J *3 Roommates


Roommates wanted for 3BR/2.5BA town-
house near NW 39th Ave. and 42nd St.
Pools, tennis, and DSL. $410 and $450, utili-
ties included. No pets. Call 363-0143 or 363-
0144 or email robertwalder@bellsouth.net
5-30-5-4

M/F Mature/grad student, NS. Share 3BR/
2BA large 2000 square foot house. Close to
UF. Quiet. $450/MO all util. & internet. incl.
Call 352-222-8350 5-25-4-4

ROOMMATE WANTED:
NATIVE MANDARIN SPEAKER, for daily
conversation. Quiet, serious-minded, non-
smoker, share apt. w/ med & dental students.
Walk to Shands/UF Call 813-997-9974 5-
30-5-4

Female roommate wanted. Own BR/share
BA. N/S, no pets, in house w/pool, easy walk/
bike to campus $350/mo + 1/4 utils. Available
now or fall. 514-4570 5-30-5-4

1 room in huge, fun home! Hi-spd, cable,
W/D, bar, big porch, 2 bus rts, near UF,
lawn serv, parking, quiet area. Seeks
mature person. ~$400/ + utils. 335-4533
davem@ufl.edu 5-30-5-4

2 roommates wanted, M/F in 3BR/2.5BA
luxury condo. Larger rm w/pvt BA $495/mo;
rm w/loft $350/mo. 2 mi from UF on bus rte.
Nicely fum, every amenity, garage, pool,
close to food & shops. Incl all utils, cable
& WiFi. Please call Derek 386-871-7330
6-6-6-4

ROOMMATES NEEDED ASAP
To share w/grad student. 3BR/2BA new
townhome. Bus to UF, pool, gym, volleyball,
tennis courts, gated. $350/mo plus utils.
(all 727-729-1561 or celtic67@ufl.edu. 6-
22-11-4

** 27 yr old student looking for laid-back,
considerate grad studentlprofessional
to share beautiful home. WID. Hi-speed
internet, cable. Please call 352-284-0700.
Rent $375 + 113 utilities **

Room for rent. A must see! Walk to UF!!
Large 1BR/1BA room in a spacious home
2 blocks to UF for female. Home comes
complete w/furn, utils, hi-spd internet, cable,
W/D & parking. $650/mo. Call 256-3323 6-
22-11-4

WANTED: Clean Female to share 2BR/2BA
with male on Archer Rd. 4 mi from UF. Pool,
cent H & AC, W/D, cable & phone, no pets,
rent $300 plus 1/2 util. 352-281-1415 6-6-
5-4

$380 only. per mo. Completely private BR
& BA. Very well maintained unit. Laundry
room facilities. Includes all util. DSL avail-
ability. 10 min from UF. 954-854-9445
revictory@aol.com 7-20-15-4

Roommates needed for 4/4 condo in
University Terrace West. $400/mo + $125
sec dep. Incl W/D, until, wireless internet,
cable. Call 407-719-1699. 6-20-9-4

Wanted 1 Roommate! Honest, clean &
responsible for a 2/2 home. W/D, fully fur-
nished for $450 + ? util. Call 352-359-7464.
Buses to UF & SF. 5-30-3-4

3 BR/2 BA fully furnished house. Prefer a fe-
male roommate. SW neighborhood 10 mins.
to UF. Pool, satellite, internet. Good for grad
students. $425/mo, incl. utils. Avail. July.
772-201-9933. 6-1-5-4

Female wanted to rent room in 3/2.5 to
share allergy-free, newly renovated.
Townhouse with 1 female. Great am-
menities, incl. covered parking. $380/mo
+1/3 util. Jodie, 352-494-0405. 6-13-7-4

Female roommate needed for 2/2 @
THE POLOS
Must love dogs. $427 + shared utilities. DW,
W/D. Call Marlana 727-510-5561 6-22-10-4

CHEERFUL
3BR house near campus w/wooden floors -
ROOM available female wanted share w/2
female students. $320/mo 871-0939 3436
NW 7th Ave. 6-15-8-4

3BR/3BA Condo in Rockwood Villas. Looking
for female roommate. High speed internet &
cable. 2 mi from UF. On UF bus route. All utils
included $450/mo 407-365-7620 or 407-421-
3121 6-20-10-4


0I Roommates

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.MetroRoommates.com
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 5-25-1-4

1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $350/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
6-6-4-4

Female roommate wanted to share 2BR/
1BA College View Apt. Close to campus.
$340/mo. Available August. Call,871-6696
6-8-5-4

TWO FEMALE HOUSEMATES wanted to
share very nice 4BR/2.5BA house in good
SW location. Modem, large kitchen & liv-
ing area, great front & rear yards w/deck &
hottub. We need 2 more girls for Aug 1st.
$330/ea + security. Call Megan 813-610-
7698 5-30-2-4

1 BR/1 BA in Hunter's Run 2BR. $434/mo incl
cable. Util usually $45/mo. DSL avail. NS, no
pets, mature/grad student pref. Call Crystal
338-9197 6-8-5-4

Room for.rent in safe, quiet NW 3BR/2BA
home. Between UF & SFCC, $420/mo in-
cludes utils, cable, phone, wireless intemet,
W/D. Seeking responsible student. Call 258-
4701 7-25-15-4

M grad student needs roommate for 2BR/
1 BA townhouse w/deck in nice res. area near
Archer & 75th. $275/mo + 1/2 util/cable/int.
Dogs OK. 309-868-2234 6-22-9-4

Roommates wanted to share 4BR/3BA
house. Walk or bike to UF. Large livingroom,
large BR. Call 352-377-7617 leave name &
#. $400/mo. 6-8-5-4



85 Real Estate


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

Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land,.60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 8-16-24-5

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
8-16-24-5


*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
8-16-24-5

Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy nbw.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
www.Homes-Near-UF.com
Campus Realty Group 8-16-24-5

Hot Student Condos Near UF
Save Thousands When You Buy Now
FREE LIST OF UF CONDOS
www.Condos-Near-UF.com a-
Campus Realty Group 8-16-24-5

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.
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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. 8-16-24-5


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. 8-16-24-5


GRADUATING?
Need to sell your house or condo?
Call Kate today! Recent UF grad, student
housing specialist. Kate Wallis, ERA Trend
Realty, 359-1112. 8-16-24-5


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!
8-16-24-5




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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).
8-16-24-5


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 8-16-24-5


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 8-16-24-5


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 8-16-
24-5


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 8-16-24-5


CLOSE TO CAMPUS, ON BUS ROUTE.
COMPLETELY REMODELED 2BRI1BA.
$104,900. Call Matt Price, Campus Realty
352-281-3551. 8-16-24-5


UNIVERSITY TERRACE GAINESVILLE
4 BR/4BA-condo. W/D, pool, buslines, great
location. Leased through July. $179,500.
John 786-436-1657. 5-30-11-5


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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 8-16-24-5

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

HAILE 2BR/2BA CONDO
Great locale in village center; 2 yrs old;
W/D; carpeted; alarm. $189,999. http:
//lnfoTube.net/139672 or call 352-246-1119
6-1-10-5

New pre-construction condos for sale 2BR/
2.5BAtownhomes, on bus route, close to UF,
near Archer Rd, off of 34th St. on 35th Place,
Legacy Realty & Properties 352-331-3828
Cheryl or Debbie. 6-22-20-5

1638 sq ft Ig 4BR/2.5BA condo w/ 2 covered
parking spaces. Totally renov. Below market
value. Clubhouse, pool & tennis courts.
Lg master w/ balcony & screened porch
$180,000 'usan Ellis 262-4617 owner/agent
6-22-14-5

All Conmminium Complexes In G'ville.
Online' t www.ufcondominiums.com.
1 new listing 3 blocks from UF at
835 SW 9th St. Call Eric Leightman
with Action Real Estate 352-2.19-2879
5-30-7-5

2BR/2BA condo for just **$135k***
right off Archer Road at University
Commons West. View TODAY. Call Eric
Leightman with Action Real Estate
352-219-2879 5-30-7-5

DOWNTOWN 3BR/1BA
Large shaded lot, wood floors, high ceil-
ings. Classic Cracker house. 816 SE
4th Ave. $168K/offer. Call 373-6551 or
afn01607@afn.org 5-30-5-5








GRANTWOOD CONDOMINIUMS: A gated
community of loft-style condosw/ 2 BR & 2
BA, vaulted ceilings, pool, close to campus
& Butler Plaza. Priced from the $130,000's
to the $140,000's. Call Adam Vaisman at
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
264-3800 or 222-7260. 8-16-24-5

GOLF COURSE VIEW from like-new
3BR/2.5BA 2-story condo, .screened porch,
garage, near SFCC $239,000. Call Roz @
Coldwell Banker MM Parrish Realtors 352-
870-9100 or 373-3583 8-16-24-5

2/1 FOR SALE BY-OWNER
Brandywine Condominiums.
Newly remodeled for $80,000
Close to UF & Shands
314-581-9326 5-30-5-5

Home for the tasteful but not extravagant
people. Recently updated 3/2 at NW area.
New roof, nice floor plan, fireplace, fenced
backyard, auto sprinkler system, over 1400
sqf. under the building, completely ready to
move in, great school zone, 5 minutes to the
law school. $205,000. Call (352)375-6754
6-8-8-5

Beautiful 4/3 on wooded 8/10 of an acre lot.
2 1/2 miles from UF campus on less-traveled
south side. A great value at $239,000. Call
Peg Kirkpatrick at 352-214-5287 or Century
21 Classic Properties at 352-376-2433
5-30-5-5

2BR/1BA HOUSE
w/wood floors, central H/AC, fenced yard,
1408 NE 15th St. Gainesville $134K Call
562-3949 6-8-8-5 -


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Let Cesar Morel, Realtor, help you find
your next home or condo, or answer any
general real estate questions. 352-870-
8459. Remember: "Small opportunities
are often the beginning of great enter-
prises."-Demosthenes [384BC-322BC]
cmorel@eratrend.com 7-13-14-5

Casablanca West condo for sale. 3BR/
2.5BA. New appliances incl. New cent air/
heater,water heater,new wall-to-wall carpet-
ing. Pool, parking, bus at entrance. 10 min to
UF. Great buy @ $166,900. 352-505-3825.
See at www.fsboingainesville.com/60518
6-13-8-5

CREEK'S EDGE CONDO
2BR/2BAnewly remodeled. Pool & 24 hrgym.
Approx 2 mi to UF on bus rte. Association
fees pd thru April 2007. $159,000. Call owner
352-256-1022 or 352-338-9293 6-6-5-5

BY OWNER 4BR/4BA condo. Top floor cor-
ner unit; Close to UF & Shands. $175,000.
239-293-4509 6-6-5-5

1BR/1BA luxury condo w/den. W. Univ. Ave.
7 blks from UF, bus route, brand new, wood
floors, tile, all appliances, $185,000, ready
July. 352-514-1326 5-25-2-5

BRAND NEW
3BR/2BA townhome
In beautiful Connemara Just min from
Oaks Mall, 1-75, restaurants.
Scott Hancock, Campus Realty, 359-1678
6-15-8-5
TIRED OF RENTING?
Let me help you find the perfect place!
Specializing in the UF market and
first time home buyers.
Scott Hancock, Campus Realty 359-1678
6-15-8-5

NEAR CAMPUS 5 MIN WALK
1818 NW 8th Ave 243k, 2045 sq ft, 4BR/2BA
Large Deck, Private Yard, Great Rental.
00 OPEN HOUSE SAT. & SUN **
David 352-870-7726 6-6-5-5

LARGEVERYNICE3BR/2BATOWNHOUSE.
Pool facilities. In Marchwood. Close to UF,
Mall and Butler Plaza. $156,000. Call 954-
298-7591 6-1-4-5

OAKBROOK CONDO 2BR/2BA tile floors,
some furniture, W/D, pool, walk to UF/
Shands $154,000. Call Jim 352-854-2693 or
Sharon 352-208-2870. Address: 1222B SW
16th Ave,. Gainesville. 5-30-2-5

AUCTION Spectacular Home with Mountain
Vistas Cashiers, NC 6 bedrooms, 6-1/2
baths, 3 separate levels with distinct living
areas.Auction June 16at5PM. Open House:
May 27, 28, June 10, 11 and 16 from 1-4PM.
Photos and details at www.woltz.com. Woltz
& Associates, Inc., Brokers & Auctioneers
(NCAL#7560)) Roanoke, VA (800)551-3588.
5-25-1-5

PALM HARBOR HOMES Factory Model
Center LARGEST in Americal Modular and
Manufactured LIQUIDATION SALE! Call
for FREE Color Brochures! (800)622-2832.
5-25-1-5

MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA AAH COOL
SUMMERS MILD WINTERS Affordable
Homes & Mountain Cabins, Land CALL FOR
FREE BROCHURE (877)837-2288 EXIT
REALTY MOUNTAIN VIEW PROPERTIES
www.exitmurphy.com. 5-25-1-5

North Carolina Gated Lakefront Community
1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never
before offered with 20% pre-development
discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
5253. 5-25-1-5

TN- Swan Ridge Lake Resort on Dale Hollow
Lake, a private, gated community. Enjoy
the best of both worlds... Lake-View and
Mountain-View Homesites. (931)243-4871
www.swanridgedevelopment.com. 5-25-1-5

NORTH GEORGIA New Honres in a Gated
Mountain Community nestled in the foothills
of the Appalachians. Golf, Tennis, Lake,
Pools. For info (678)232-8415 or www.ben
ttreegeorgia.com. 5-25-1-5

ASHEVILLE, NC AREA HOMESITES
Sneak preview of Phase II on now. Just 25
miles from Asheville. Over 4 miles of crystal
clear riverfront. Incredible mountain views.
Riverwalk, custom lodge, nature trails. Call
(866)292-5762. 5-25-1-5


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NEW! ALABAMA WATERFRONT 2 hours
to Atlanta & the Coast. Waterfront commu-
nity with incredible moss-draped hardwoods.
Planned clubhouse, docks, & more. 1/2 to
3 acres from the $50's. Minutes to historic
Eufaula. Call owner (866)882-1107. 5-25-
1-5

TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY LAKEFRONT
Private lakefront or view retreats. Rolling
hills, mild climate. 1 to over 40 acre sites from
$40K. On the border 90 min to Nashville.
Phase II selling now! Owner (866)339-4966.
5-25-1-5

VA MOUNTAINS 5 acres with frontage on
very large pristine creek, very private, excel-
lent fishing, canoeing, good access, near
New River Trail State Park, $39,500. Owner
(866)789-8535 www.mountainsofVA.com.
5-25-1-5

NC Mountains. 1.90 Acres w/ 75 mile view
& hardwood trees. Financing available, at
$59,000 w/little down. Perfect for log cabin.
This one won't last call today (800)699-1289
orwww.riverbendlakelure.com. 5-25-1-5

New, Pre-Construction Golf Community-
Coastal Georgia. Large lots w/ deepwater,
marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, Golf,
Fitness Center, Tennis, Trails, Oak Park,
Docks. $70K's-$300K. (877)266-7376.
www.cooperspoint.com. 5-25-1-5

Owner's Liquidation Sale by Sealed Bid New
homes and acreage homesites in the Blue
Ridge Mountains of VA. Sold "AS IS", 30-
day close. Restrictive Covenant Community.
Deadline May 27th. For details (800)420-
2278 or visit www.Stoneridgebentmtn.com.
5-25-1-5

Western New Mexico Private 74 Acre Ranch
$129,990 Mt. views, trees, rolling hills, pas-
tureland, wildlife, borders BLM. Picturesque
homesite at 6,700' elevation. Horseback
riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch,
electricity. 100% financing. NALC (866)365-
2825. 5-25-1-5

North Carolina 10 acre Gated Equestrian
Community with riding trails. Never before
offered with 20% pre-development dis-
counts. 90% financing call (828)312-1263 /
(828)312-3765. 5-25-1-5

FL LAND BARGAINS. Opportunities to
own your own farm, ranch woodland or
lakefront homestead. Old Florida at its
best! Still affordable! Call (866)352-2249 or
www.fllandbargains.com. 5-25-1-5

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. ESCAPE TO
BEAUTIFUL WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS.
FREE COLOR BROCHURE &
INFORMATION. MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES
W/ -SPECTACULAR -VIEWS HOMES,
CABINS, CREEKS & INVESTMENT
ACREAGE. Cherokee Mountain GMAC
Real Estate. cherokeemountainrealty.com
(800)841-5868. 5-25-1-5

BANK FORECLOSURES! Homes from
$10,000! 1-3 bedroom available! HUD,
Repos, REO, etc. These homes must sell!
For listings call (800)425-1620 ext.4237.
5-25-1-5







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BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 8-16-24-6

BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
352-377-9846 8-16-24-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 8-16-24-6


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. 8-
16-24-6

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
8-16-24-6

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 8-16-24-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
8-16-24-6

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 8-16-
24-6

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 8-16-24-6




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Christopher

Charles Milland
AKA Jason Bryant
White Male
(DOB 04/08/73); 5'11",
180 Ibs, Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Possession of Cannabis with Intent to
Sell Deliver, Trafficking in
Methamphetamine. Use or Possess Drug
Controlled Substance, Possession of
Hydrodone, Possession of Alprazolan
and Introduce Contraband Into Detention
Center
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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
8-16-24-6

BED $100 NEVER USED! Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799

BED $195 All New King! 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
376-1600

BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-0333
8-16-24-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352). 264-9799
8-16-24-6

Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 8-16-24-6

BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
352-264-9799 8-16-24-6

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

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

FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package Sold with oak Futon, both
for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-0333 8-
16-24-6


S Furnishings


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 8-16-24-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 8-16-24-6

**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.
8-16-24-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 8-16-24-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
8-16-24-6

Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-16-24-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-16-24-6

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
8-16-24-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-16-24-6


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Furnishings


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
8-16-24-6

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 8-16-24-6

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 8-16-24-6

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!
8-16-24-6

*Beds *Ful! mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 OSingle sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th-Ave.
8-16-24-6

*POOL TABLE*
Selling this week only*
comes with 6 cue sticks, set of balls, tri-
angles, cover. Only one year old. Perfect for
college. $700. Call 352-246-1348 5-25-4-6

*Black metal frme futon bunk bed $200 obo
*Twin bed/box/farme $30,
*Full mattress $30.
Kept in spare rooms. Must sell fast. Call
Allison 352-494-1166. Leave message. 5-
30-3-6

SLEEP SOFA
Castro Convertible. Bamboo trim, beige with
some floral. Good condition. $125 Call: 352-
332-2350 after 6pm or susanireland@cox.net
5-25-2-6

Dining Chairs, dark-stained ladderback,
4 side and 2 arm. Good condition. $150
for all. Call 352-332-2350 after 6pm or
susanireland@cox.net 5-25-2-6


*] Computers


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


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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 Technibians. 333-8404
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-16-89-7


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


$200 REWARD.
Dell Desktop and-19" monitor. No Questions
asked. 850-591-1579 6-6-5-7


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8352.219.298.
8-16-22-7


* Computers


GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
-'Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 8-16-22-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
8-16-21-7


a1 Electronics


Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
Alligator Classifieds.


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


FFor Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-16-24-10

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

Used Restaurant Equipment
Call Ken for current selections. 352-359-
3095. 6-22-12-10

SURFBOARD classic G&S longboard.
9', beautiful, great shape, chick magnet,
3 stringer, fiberglass/wood fin. Leash and
board bag. A deal at $500. Call 475-2162
5-25-4-10

A CLEAN START
An established cleaning business for sale.
Lots of income to be made. 352-359-0491
6-13-8-10

PERSONAL & DORM SECURITY
Stun Guns, Pepper Spray, Hidden Safes,
Door and Window Alarms. Same Day
Shipping. www.tbotech.com/ifa 8-16-22-10


GIGANTIC 3-DAY auction May 31-June 1,2,
2006, Montgomery, AL. Single, tandem &
tri-axle dumps (41 of which are 2006-2007
year), truck tractors, cowboys, crawler load-
ers & tractors, excavators, motor graders &
scrapers, backhoes, rubber tired loaders,
forklifts, paving skidders, feller bunchers,
log loaders, farm tractors. J.M. Wood Auction
Co., Inc. (334)264-3265, Bryant Wood AL
LIC #1137. 5-25-1-10


METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick tum around! Delivery
Available Toll Free -(888)393-0335. 5-25-
1-10

Attention Florida residents! Could you use
some extra money? If so, request a free info
package and start earning a great income.
Call (800)617-5340 (Call 24 hours). 5-25-
1-10

HIGH GAS PRICES Ten year company.
$150 million sales to foreign governments in-
cluding China, Peru, and U:S. Military. NEW
TO PUBLIC. Key distributorships available.
www.cheapcleanerfuel.com. (800)914-2939.
5-25-1-10

Receive checks in as little as 60-90 days.
$4,000+ a month for 10-20 years from an
investment of $25,000 in Oil and Gas Wells.
(888)722-5790. 5-25-1-10 -

Franchise Opportunity- Ranked one of the
top ten franchise opportunities in the world.
CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year by
the International Franchise Association Low
start-up costs, growing market. Great ter-
ritories still available, www.libertytax.com,
(877)285-4237. 5-25-1-10 I '


ImI For Sale

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 5-25-1-10

"GOT A BUSINESS?" Dramatically in-
crease sales by accepting all major Credit
and Debit cards. 0% Discount rates!
Free start up! Free equipment upgrades!
(800)568-9115. 5-25-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and
Save! Full Body units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL TODAY!
(800)842-1305 www.np.etstan.coim. 5-25-
1-10

ALL STEEL BUILDING SALE! "Plus Free
Bonus!" 20x28 Now $4200. 25x32 $5800.
30x42 $9200. 40x62 $14,900. Extensive
range of sizes. Front end optional. Pioneer
(800)668-5422. 5-25-1-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds]

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-16-24-11

Swamp Cycles
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and morel!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
8-16-24-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-16-24-11

**NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS**
Providing excellent service
and scooters at great prices!
Visit us at 1901 NW67 PI, 336-1271 or our
NEW website www.NS4L.com.
Don't forget, we also
service all types of scooters at low rates
8-16-25-11

***GatorMoto*** Our new slate 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
8-16-24-11

**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.
8-16-24-11

2001 Suzuki GZ250 motorcycle.
5100 mi, windsheild, saddlebags. 60+ mpg.
$2500. Call 337-2685 or 283-3896 5-30-
5-11

SCOOTER 50cc 2003
2 cycle, oil-injected, 1400 miles. Dependable,
economical transportation. $495. Call 641-
5045 5-25-1-11


*21 Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
ORunning or not!O
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 8-16-24-12

CARS -CARS BuyOSell@Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cads
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-16-24-12

**FAST CASH**
For CARS, TRUCKS
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
8-16-24-12


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Autos


OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
S2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-16-24-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 8-16-
24-12

BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
8-16-24-12
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi Automatic, A/C
great, AM/FM/CD power wind. power seat.
Power locks, cruise control. Navigation, ABS
leather, sunroof, new tire. 70k mi. in excllnt
cond. $5300 obo. Call Fenggi 352-215-8037.
5-25-5-12
1999 NISSAN SENTRA GXE SEDAN
Limited Edition, A/C, blue w/gray cloth, CD,
aluminum wheels, power everything, 88k,
very clean, $5,400 OBO 352-514-1800.
frankiev@bellsouth.net. 6-20-9-12
$500 Police Impounds, Cars from $500! Tax
Repos, US Marshal and IRS sales! Cars,
Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's, Chevy's
and more! For listings Call (800)425-1730
ext.2384. 5-25-1-12


Q 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
5-25-72-13
--On-ggg 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 5-25-72-13

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
6-72-13
"BLACK SHEEP" Research study. Are you
the black sheep of your family? The desig-
nated "wrong" one who is, criticized, belittled,
ostracized? Scape-goated? I would like to
interview you about this phenomenon. Real
names not used in book. Call 352-332-0514
8-16-22-13

SHelp Wanted


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ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
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hours per week. If you are a UF or SFCC
student and eager to gain valuable sales
experience, stop by the Alligator. 1105 W.
University Avenue, to fill out an application
and a class schedule by May 25, 2006. We
will contact you for an interview opportunity
to get your career jump started! EEO/AA.
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ll Help Wanted


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. 8-16-24-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 8-16-24-14

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 lst time! $250. Calf
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 8-16-24-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 8-
16-24-14
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 8-16-24-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spbt$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 8-
16-24-14
BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 8-16-24-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-16-24-14

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
8-16-24-14

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
8-16-24-14-
GATOR DOMINOS
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 8-16-24-14

$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
8-16-24-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Earn between $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact David 379-3663
8-16-97-14


Naar? Cywhaery "uw*aato he
Need a Summer Job??
Leasing Consultant, PT & FT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
email: employment@teamparadigm.com
www.teamparadigm.com
8-16-24-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS
Eam up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
S$6:50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
S244 8-16-24-14 ,


I E ll Help Wanted


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 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
8-31-65-14

HELP WANTED- Valid driver's license re-
quired. Local moving and storage company.
Apply at 505 NW 53rd 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

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

*DANCERS NEEDED*
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 8-16-44-14

MED SCHOOLAPPLICANTS
Clinical Assistant Needed for full time patient
care. Will train w/BA or BS. Email resume to
Dr. Levy afn22025@cox.net. 5-25-18-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal FT/PT. Salary + comm.
Saturday Required Fax Resume: 374-7293
6-22-24-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS
Fast-paced call center seeks enthusiastic
team players. Flexible hours! Apply in per-
son M-F, 9am-4pm. 1830 NE 2nd St. Email
resume: ttodd@callust.com, fax: 371-9523
8-16-29-14

PT CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Excellent pay. Call 378-8252 8-16-24-14

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

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Gatorfood.com
is looking for personable, responsible,
enthusiastic, fun people. Must be avail to
work summer & wkends. Customer svc exp
helpful. For more info call Meghan 379-3663
5-30-14-14

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.net 5-
25-4-14

SUBWAY OAKS MALL
Happy, energetic, fast, reliable, honest peo-
ple. No hot, greasy fries. No grease traps.
Call 305-773-3592 6-8-8-14

CASHII
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 395-7754 for more info.
8-16-28-14

Looking for Rec or Ed majors to be preschool
assistant 8:30am-1pm, Mon-Fri or run our af-
ternoon camp 12:30-4pm Mon-Fri. Muist be
energetic, loving & caring..Call Kathy 377-
4506 5-25-8-14

SUMMER WORK
Great Pay. Immediate FT/PT openings,
'.usirr.m er cale,'i r.ec. No exp necessary,
condr olins apply 3 2-r697 6-22-15-14


m l Help Wanted


PART TIME WORK
$14.00 base/appt. Flexible schedules,
resume builder. Customer sales/service,
Will train. Conditions apply. 372-6697 6-
22-15-14

Internship in Real Estate
Earn College Credit Hours through
UF and Learn about Real Estate
Call Eric Leightman at 352-219-2879 or
email resume to eric@ufcondominiums.com
5-30-7-14





PARADIGM
'% I I I .' .'1' r I lt l Ir>J,
Need a Summer Job???
Maintenance Tech's, FT & PT
Exp. apartment maintenance pref.
Groundskeepersl Janitorial, FT & PT
Exp. power equip & landscaping.
Become a Part of Team Paradigm.
EOE, DFWP
220 N Main St
352-375-2152x301
email: employment@teamparadigm.com
www.teamparadigm.com
8-16-24-14


SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now Hiring. Sales & stock positions. See
store for inquiries. May apply. online AA/
EOE. 6-1-7-14


3 *L .Help Wanted


Food servers, bussers, hosts & hostesses,
experienced line cooks, grill cooks, & prep
cooks. Texas Roadhouse established for
12 years. Monday -Thursday 2-5pm Apply in
person 3830 SW Archer Road 5-25-4-14

Job Coach PT for growing supported em-
ployment prog. Must have exc communica-
tion skills. 1 yr ofexp.w.personsw/disabilities
pref. Valid drivers license, access to reliable
vehicle. Responsibilities incl job coaching/
skills training svcs to individuals w/disabilites
on the job site. Will train the right person. Fax
resume to supported employment 378-5582
5-30-5-14

Campus Advantage is seeking individuals
with private residence hall/student apart-
ment experience to fill various positions
www.campusadv.com. Email resumes/salary
requirements to info@campusadv.com
5-30-5-14

HOPE- Horses helping people seeks reli-
able, horse experienced volunteers to help
with horse and barn care at least 1x/week
hippopt@aol.com or 352-331-3966
6-1-5-14

CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES FOREVER
WHILE YOU EARN MONEY for COLLEGE!
AmeriCorps Alachua County READS!
FT $10,900 Living All +Health,
child care, and education award.
PT $5,771 + education award.
Call 955-7455 or stop in at
Kirby-Smith 620 E. Univ., Room 209
6-15-10-14


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MI Help Wanted

Financially free in FIVE YEARS
Commissioned Sales. $1000-$4500. Email:
education2wealth@yahoo.ca 7-13-15-14

G8RBAY.COM
*Get paid & have fun. *Flexible hours &
competitive $ OeBay experience preferred
*Transportation required OResume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 8-16-49-14

WANTED FT COOK
7ain-3:30pm. M-F. Great Pay, Great Benefits.
Must have cooking exp. Background check
req'd. Apply 1049 Museum Rd. Kinder Care
336-1700. 5-25-4-14

The Reitz Union Productions Dept is now
accepting applications for Student Assistant
positions. Productions employees work in a
fast-paced environment setting tables, chairs,
staging, & audio-visual equipment for events
in the Reitz Union. We offer good pay, flex-
ible schedule, and opportunities for advance-
ment. Apply online at: www.union,ufl.edu/
jobs, and list "Productions" as your 1st
choice of employment. 5-25-4-14

Customer Support Technician

Local medical software company seeking
part/full time support technicians. Must have
strong technical background and excellent
communication skills. Experience with PDAs
or working toward technical degree a plus
(CIS, DIS, ENG). $7/hr. Send resume to
jobs@usbmis.com 6-1-6-14

Quality Assurance Technician

Local medical software company seeking
part/full time QA technicians. Must have
strong technical background, previous ex-
perience working in a technical field, or cur-
rently pursuing a technical degree (CIS, DIS,
ENG). Experience in medical field, or with
medical content a plus. $7/hr. Send resume
to jobs@usbmis.com 6-1-6-14


SALES CLERK
$6.50/hr. parttime. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 5-25-4-14


2I Help Wanted


SUMMER SUBS NEEDED
Campus Construction. is looking for people
w/experience in the construction field. ALSO
looking for building construction interns. Call
to set up an interview 336-3900 Kevin. 5-
30-5-14

SWIMMING POOL RENOVATION LABOR
full/part time. Hot, hard work. Construction
exp helpful. Dependable, energetic. Must be
drug-free. Transportation. Fax contact info
and exp to 352-335-9781 5-30-5-14

Nanny for 5-mo-old twins. Infant experience,
a must. A.M./ P.M. hours avail. E-mail
sitterjob@cox.net with qualifications and
references. 5-30-5-14

Attention Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr.
Smokers needed to participate in a study on
decision making and smoking. Come to Rm
397 in the UF Psych Building, 392-0601 x297
or www.psych.ufl.edu/-locey/smokers.mht
5-30-5-14

ZAXBY'S
3710 SWArcher Road Accepting Applications
Cooks & Cashiers 352-338-0555 6-8-8-14

LIFEGUARDS NEEDED
Red Cross or WSI certification required
300 Club pool. Contact Josh at 339-2199
5-30-5-14

HOPE HOrses helping PEople seeks horse-
exp Asst Farm Mgr; housing for indiv and 1
horse provided. Horseshelpingpeople.org or
Hippopt@aol.com for more info. 6-1-6-14
NOW HIRING EXPERIENCED
NOTETAKERS & EDITORS
for summer2006. Apply at SmokinNotes.com
5-25-4-14

TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION WORK
MECHANICAL LABOR
needed in Alachua, FL. Hand tools req'd. Call
386-418-0340 5-25-4-14

* Accounting Assistant
* Aviation Assitant
* Marketing Administrative Assistant
* Tech. Support
* Software Developers
* Shipping Tech
* Sales Consultants
* Maintenance Tech
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 5-30-5-14


WE NEED GOOD HELP!!
Call Damieon @ Molly and Friends Cat
Furniture Company 337-1535. Good pay!
Good job for good workers. Light duty
manufacturing. Some experience helpful.
S5-30-5-14


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PT Admin Asst needed, flexible hours.
Answer phones, file, maintain calendar &
contacts info, enter A/P, schedule travel.
Skills required: Word, Excel, Outlook,
Quickbooks. Fax resume to 331-3729 or
email to resume304@yahoo.com 5-25-4-14

Donor Scheduling Representatives needed
to help maintain the community blood sup-
ply. Representatives will be responsible for
contacting donors via telephone and setting
up appointments to donate whole blood. This
position has a monthly bonus and a start-
ing pay of 6.50/hr. Evening positions from
5-9 are available. To apply, please fill out an
application at LifeSouth Community Blood
Centers, 4039 Newberry Road. EOE/DFWP.
5-25-4-14

DO YOU LOVE GARDENING? We're look-
ing for someone who has an interest in and
a thorough knowledge of Florida's plant life,
and would like to put this to use as a gar-
dener and lawn care provider for our home
in the Duck Pond neighborhood. We have all
the gardening tools and supplies including
an electric lawn mower,$10/hour 337-0592.
5-30-5-14

CASHIER/CUSTOMER SERVICE'
All shifts 10-2, 2-6 & weekend.
Call Krystal atAda's 226-2198 8-16-24-14

DAYSITTER
for work-at-home mom's 16 month old girl.
Must enjoy & know toddlers. Any days-
morning best. 1-3 days/week. Start now.
References required. 352-373-4991 5-25-
4-14


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NANNY
for 2-yr-old in home near UF. 3 days/wk (7:
30-6:30). Mature, Spanish/English, likes
dogs, car. Background ck & refs. Competitive
salary. 377-9367 5-30-5-14

Teach, edit and troubleshoot using Adobe
Premiere Pro. Experienced editor only. Must
be reliable. In-home office. 332-0515, 332-
0514. $8/hr. 8-16-23-14

Now Hiring
BARTENDERS, SERVERS & SHUCKERS.
Apply between 2 & 4pm Mon-Fri.
Calico Jacks, 3501 SW 2nd Ave.,
Creekside Mall. 6-13-8-14

PLANTING, MOWING & -MULCHING.
Student needed for lawn & garden care.
Flexible hours, home located in Alachua.
Pay commensurate w/exp. Fax resume to
386-462-7935 6-1-5-14


$10/HOUR + BONUS
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
8-16-23-14


PT Babysitter needed in SW home
M,T,F 1-5pm. Wanting energetic, expe-
rienced sitter. Experience and a car is a
must. Need references. $8/hr. 371-0354
5-25-3-14

Looking for a reliable salesperson for a small
travel agency. Part time $8/hr. Will train, no
experience needed. People skills are a must.
Call Linda @ 305-923-9136 5-25-3-14


BLUE HIGHWAY
has immediate openings for exp pizza cooks.
$10 & up. Good hours. Ask for Frank 352-
466-0062 5-30-4-14

BABYSITTER NEEDED in our SW home.
Tuesday & Thursdays, 3-5 hrs/day.
Experience & references required. Call 352-
372-5069 6-1-5-14

HOUSEKEEPER
Family looking for a housekeeper. Mon-
Fri full time. $6.75/hr. For more info or to
schedule an interview. Please call 256-3323
6-22-11-14


SECRETARY NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people. PT &
FT available. For info call Dave @ 379-3663
8-16-23-14

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible people. Great pay. Career op-
portunity. Room for advancement. For info
call Dave @ 379-3663 8-16-23-14

Honey Baked Ham Company & Cafe
is now hiring PT front sales assoc & sand-
wich prep. Starting pay $7/hr. 20-25 hrs/wk.
Apply in person 618 NW 60th St. (Behind
McDonald's on Newberry Rd). Call 331-1253
5-30-4-14


OPUS CAFE COFFEE BAR
Work @ a fast-paced coffee bar near cam-
pus. Searching for dependable students to
work between 18-24 hrs/wk. Morning & af-
ternoon weekday shifts available. Call Tim @
352-376-4823 for more into. 5-30-4-14

BARTENDERS / .WAITSTAFF Now hiring
friendly, outgoing persons for day/night
shifts. 3-5 days a week. Please apply @ JP
Gators Bar Grill & Billards. 1605 SW 13th
Street. No phone calls please 5-25-3-14

Part time
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Flexible hours. Multi-tasker with good com-
puter skills. Call 331-0260 5-30-4-14


Participants Needed!


The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program
in Linguistics is looking for people 18-30 to
participate in a listening experiment

You can earn $10/hour by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.

If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver jenlsilver@yahoo.com
5-30-4-14

Middle-Aged Participants Needed!!

The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program
in Linguistics is looking for people 40-55 to
participate in a listening experiment

You can earn $20/hour by participating in a
language study.

If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver jenlsilver@yahoo.com.
6-22-11-14


WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 8-16-23-14

Brand Protection Agency
Internet Researchers needed
for our Gainesville office.
Pay starts at $8.00/hr.
Exp in MS Office, and Internet.
FT 9am-6pm (M-F) PT Negotiable.
Resumes@NetEnforcers.com 6-1-4-14

TEEN MODELS NEEDED

Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, including all
minorities, between the ages of 14 and
21 to be paid photography models. Your
photographs could appear in our educa-
tional publications, which are distributed to
schools nationwide. Need to be available
immediately for current projects.
Parent of Guardian must accompany
models 17 and under.

www.studentaware.com/models.htm
for more information or call:
Robert Peck
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
6-1-4-14

LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
is now hiring waitstaff, hostesses, cooks, and
dishwashers. Apply in person between 1 &
4pm. 7038 NW 10th PI- behind Red Lobster.
332-0878. 5-25-2-14

Help Wanted
CASH REGISTER, SCOOPER AND
SANDWICH LINE STAFF for Gelato Bistro
in downtown Gainesville. Experience a plus.
352-262-9627. 6-22-10-14

Receptionist F/T Mon-Fri 9-5 looking for
good personality w/exc. people skills, well
organized, exp with Microsoft Office, and
multi-phone line. Exc. benefits. Apply in per-
son only!! No Phone calls!! SE CarAgancy
39th Ave & Main St. 5-25-2-14

Now hiring ALL POSITIONS
BARBERITOS come by Mon-Fri 10am-
3pm, 3105 SW 34th St. (between Hooters &
Carrabbas). 5-30-3-14

$$ NANNY JOBS $$
Start now for FALL
Plan ahead: NOAH'S ARK NANNY
376-5008 6-1-414

PT $$ NANNY NEEDED for
adorable 3 month old: June 1
$$ Must have Newborn Exp.
Noah's Ark: 376-5008 $$ 6-1-4-14

Bright, energetic college student for clerical
work in law office for 8 weeks @ $7.50/hr 25
hrs per week. Fax resume to Courtney 352-
335-2272 6-1-4-14

FT FRONT DESK HELP IN MEDICAL
OFFICE. Exp needed w/medical manage-
ment. Referrals, filing, phones, etc. Fax
resume to 352-331-8899 6-6-5-14


I [ Help Wanted


DRAGONFLY ROLLS 'n' BOWLS
NOW HIRING friendly, energetic & motivated
LINE COOKS I CASHIERS HOSTS Great
attitude, strong communication skills, multi-
tasking ability should apply in person 3117
SW 34th St #1, Univ Towne Ctr. No calls pls.
6-6-5-14


TELEMARKETING
Call Tom 219-0835 6-6-4-14

WEBDESIGNER
Looking for webdesigner or programmer
as a contractor. We have positions for
most skill sets. Email examples of work to
jobs@coastalwebtech.com 6-6-4-14

FISH-LOVERS WANTED!!
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred. Training program.
FT/PT, flex hrs. Modern fish-only pet store.
Work w/great people. Bring resume to
AQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. Gville,
Attn: Karen 6-15-7-14

Help wanted

LAWN MAINTENANCE
Exp needed. Part time. Call 514-2489 6-
1-3-14

GRAPHIC DESIGNER NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for talented, cre-
ative, & experienced people. Must be familiar
with Quark Express. Looking for FT & PT.
Please contact David 379-3663 6-15-7-14

WeblGraphic Designer PTT
Local Ed. Publishing Co. needs P/T de-
signer. Update website, create market-
ing materials, draw illustrations. Quark,
Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML req'd. Exc.
Pay. Send resume and samples of work to:
info@testprepsystems.com 6-1-3-14

Part time medical office for filing, typing, mail-
ing. Self-starter, detail oriented, assistant in
fast-paced setting. Mail resume to 6400 W.
Newberry Rd, Suite 301, Gainesville, 32605
6-20-8-14

ADVERTISING SALES POSITION
Immediate Openings.
FT & PT sales positions for local G'ville
holistic health magazine. Generous commis-
sion-based income. Make your own hours.
For interview considerations call Silept Light
Publishers 352-378-5746 6-6-4-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT
for busy sign company. Must have advanced
computer skills and be good with customer
service. Call 376-0003 6-1-3-14

Vet Tech/Recep FT/PT needed for a busy
Smulti-doctor hosp. Must be available in Fall.
Apply in person 229 NW 75th St. or fax 352-
332-9468 6-8-5-14

NOW HIRING Civil Engineers, Geotechnical
Engineers, and Geologist; For more infor-
mation about the current job opportuni-
ties at CDG Engineers & Associates visit
www.cdge.com or call (334)222-9431. 5-
25-1-14

DRIVERS $1500.00 bonus every 6 months.
OTR, Excellent home time, New Equipment,
1 year Experience Class A with tank &
hazmat. Call (877)882-6537. www.oakleytra
nsport.com. 5-25-1-14

Drivers CDL A "Honey I'm Home...Every
Weekend!" Great Pay & Benefits! Special
Orientation Pay for Exp. Drivers! Paid
Training for School Grads! Cypress Truck
Lines, Inc. www.cypresstruck.com (888)808-
5846. 5-25-1-14

Driver- A HOMETOWN CARRIER for
Hometown Drivers! Knight Transportation
*2800 miles/week *2005/06 Volvos *Daily/
Weekly Pay. (800)734-8169. 6 months OTR/
Class A. 5-25-1-14

Driver-HIRING QUALIFIED DRIVERS for
Central Florida Local & National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2 years experience.
Call Bynum Transport for your opportunity
today. (800)741-7950. 5-25-1-14


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HOMETIME, MONEY & MORE! Home
every weekend! Home during the week!
Excellent pay! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch! Preplanned freight! $.42 per mile.
HEARTLAND EXPRESS (800)441-4953
www.heartfandexpress.com. 5-25-1-14

THERAPISTS WANTED- LICENSED SLPS
in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Bilingual a plus. Per diem & F/T. Bilinguals
Inc. Child & Parent Services, (866)696-0999
x122 www.bilingualsinc.com. 5-25-1-14

INTERESTED IN A POSTAL JOB Earning
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U| Services

AAA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
8-16-24-15

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. .Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
'.-w.'.carrsmith.com 8-16-24-15

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 8-16-24-15

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
8-16-24-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 8-16-24-15

FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
8-16-24-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to- wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 5/29/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
8-16-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
8-16-24-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 8-16-24-15

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

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

FOIL HI-LITES,
112 head $65. Full head $85
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431
8-16-24-15

SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM *
Boarding $275/mo Lessons/English *
Alachua Cgunty's oldest & finest horse farm.
466-4060 8-16-34-15


Services


******* Recording Studio *******
Grand Opening Special. Ask about block rate
discounts. Churches, bands, songwriters,
singers. Pro tools HD; 30 years exp.
Live RM 2602 NW 6th Street 374-9230 5-
25-4-15

MATH TUTOR 7 years of experience. BS
in Engineering, UF English/Spanish. Call
Francisxo @ 352-494-8582 sliding scale
rates 5-30-5-15

EXCELLENT EQUINE CARE
20min from campus. Ring, Jump Field,
Round Pen. Personal loving care.-.Please
call for info 352-59-1-4867 5-30-5-15

LEARN
REAL ESTATE INVESTING.
Earn college credit Call now 1-866-807-6117
8-16-23-15

MATH/SCIENCE/READING
Exp patient tutor/mentor. Grade 6-12, college
adult familiar w/mild learning disabilities.
General math, prealgebra, algebra, precal-
culus, &trig. Stephen 378-9063 6-22-11-15

** EASY MOVE, INC **
Guaranteed Low Estimates
Referral Program No Mileage Fee
Load & Unload Svcs Licensed & Insured
Office 352-333-0287 Cell 407-435-3902
6-6-5-15

$$CASH NOW$$ .AS SEEN ON T.V.
Prosperity Partners pays you the most for
your future payments from settlements, law-
suits, annuities, and lotteries. (800)509-0685
www.prosperitypartners.com. 5-25-1-15

COMPLIMENTARY MORTGAGEANALYSIS
and free appraisal with closing! ALL CREDIT
TYPES WELCOME. Option ARM's, Stated/
Reduced Income, Commercial, Construction
Permanent. SOUTHERN HORIZON
FINANCIAL (866)348-1544 TOLL-FREE.
5-25-1-15

AMERICA'S DRIVING ACADEMY Start your
driving career! Offering courses in CDL A.
One tuition fee! Many payment options! No
registration feel (888)808-5947 info@americ
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT: Bulldozers,
Backhoes, Loaders, Dump Trucks, Graders,
Scrapers, Excavators; National Certification,
Job Placement Assistance; Associated
Training Services (800)251-3274 www.atsn-
schools.com. 5-25-1-15

DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt.
fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-7pm) Alta Divorce, LLC. Established
1977. 5-25-1-15

INJURED!ACCIDENT! PERSONAL INJURY
HURT.. NEGLIGENCE WRONGFUL DEATH
Call now 24 hrs A-A-A ATTORNEY Referral
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now! Protect your Rights. No Fee. An acci-
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ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home.
*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Computers
*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer provided. Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121 www.OnlineTidewaterTe
ch.com. 5-25-1-15


SHealth Services


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
8-16-24-16


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
8-16-24-16


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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
8-16-24-16

THE TRUE YQU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
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Groups forming now. 339-2199
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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
8-16-24-18

FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
Ave 375-3752. 8-16-24-18

VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
8-16-24-18

CLEARANCE SALE
All CDs must go 100,000+ CDs on sale!
5CDs for $10. Many DVDs for sale $5.99.
Cash paid for DVDs. Hear Again 818 W.
UniversityAve. 373-1800 -5-30-72-18


*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
8-16-24-18

STUDENTS! Slash Your Study Time With
a Positively Ingenious, New Solution to the
Chronic Compliants: "There's Just Too Much
to Read!" Go to:
www.LearnWhileYouSleep.com. 5-25-5-18

When you're stuck out in Oz
and you need cash to get home,
click your heels three times
and think of Best Jewelry and Loan.
523 NW 3rd Ave. Call 371-4367 NOW!
8-16-24-18


The end of the term
and the end of your rope,
Best Jewelry and Loan is
the needy Gator's hope!
Cash for anything! 371-4367
8-16-24-18

When cash is low
and the bills seem out of reach,
Best Jewelry and Loan
is the surfer's "Pawn Beach."
Call 371-4367 NOW!
8-16-24-18

Surf on down to "Pawn Beach"
when the tide seems too high.
We're your summer cash friends
so your blues will be all sky!
Sell us your scrap gold 371-4367
8-16-24-18


When the heat is on
and it's bucks that you need,
Best Jewelry and Loan
your requests we will heed.
Fast cash for fast times! 37T-4367
8-16-24-18


The surfs up at "Pawn Beach"
we're all making the scene.
If you're in need go see Rich,
Best Jewelry and Loan's got the "green"
Call Rich NOW! 371-4367
8-16-24-18

Planning to liquidate
stereos, TV's, instruments and tools?
See Rich at Best.
He'll give cash for your jewels.
Close to campus! Call 371-4367
8-16-24-18

You need the money
to do what you will.
Rich at Best Jewelry-and Loan
has the cash for those bills.
Best pawnshop in town! 371-4367
8-16-24-18


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

GOODGUYS SPRING NATIONALS. May
26-28. Alltel Stadium-Jacksonville. Rods,
customs, & classics thru '72, exhibits, swap
meet, entertainment & More. Info: (925)838-
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THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2006


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Gators drop to 8th in second round


* SOPHOMORE TIFFANY CHUDY
HIT A HOLE-IN-ONE IN THE FIRST
ROUND OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer

The No. 16 UF women's golf team
is in eighth place after finishing round
two of the NCAA Championship
at Ohio State's Scarlet Course in
Columbus, Ohio.
The Gators fell from their third-place
standing, but the team is four strokes
away from breaking into the top five.
"They struggled today," UF coach
Jill Briles-Hinton said. "But they hung
in there and got the best out of their
games that they could. We evaluated
their games both physically and men-
tally and we came up with a plan, and
we're going to follow it tomorrow."
Sophomore captain Tiffany Chudy
is tied for third place and leads the
Gators with a par score of 144. Chudy
made some noise on the course during
the first round when she nailed a hole-
in-one on the eighth hole en route to
shooting a 3-under-par 69.
On the first nine holes of her second
round, Chudy shot flawlessly, earning
birdies on two holes and parring the
rest, but she experienced some trouble
on the back nine and finished at 3 over
par with a 75.
"She's had some swing issues all
year," Briles-Hinton said. "She's been
working on them. She deserves this
good play because she's been working
hard."
Sophomore Sandra Gal, who leads
SEE GOLF, PAGE 23


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Bush's jersey woes need to be redressed before football becomes a job


T here's no crying in baseball, but
that rule is a little more lenient in
football.
Still, if you want to cry, it's got to hurt.
Badly. Maybe you lose in the only Super
Bowl appearance in your storied career,
Bill Romanowski snaps your finger in
the bottom of a dog pile or use your
imagination a conference rival steals the
game from under you in the final seconds
on a bad officiating call.
But Reggie Bush hasn't read very far in
his new employee training manual yet, be-
cause he's already upset about NFL policy.
Strangely, though, I'm on his side.


Bush, who helped USC win an NCAA
National Championship in his No. 5 jersey,
can't don the same number for the Saints.
NFL rules dictate that running backs may
only wear numbers in the 20s, 30s or 40s.
Bush contacted the NFL's competition
committee and asked for a favor, even of-
fering to donate 25 percent of his take from
jersey sales to help Hurricane Katrina sur-
vivors.
But the answer came back "no," and the
only chance Bush stands of getting that
number is getting on the roster as a quar-
terback or lobbying the owners to consider.
the. matter in their annual October meet-


ing.
It seems the only
reason the antiquated
numbering system
is still in place is to
Chris White make the refs' jobs
Great White Type easier by labeling
cwhite@alligator.org eligible receivers. If
they can't manage
that without staring
at a player's back, it may be time for the
NFL to offer the officials a better vision
plan on their insurance.
The share of proceeds going to Katrina
survivors from jersey sales alone would


help dig the NFL and its players out of a
public relations black hole they put them-
selves in with years of combining big egos
and even bigger ticket prices.
Rich McKay, co-chairman of the com-
mittee and general manager of the Atlanta
Falcons, also cited the need to give pre-
cedence to league veterans. The old-tim-
ers would feel turned aside when their
requests had been denied in the past and
some'fresh-faced kid comes in and bucks
the system, he said.
In a league with a strong sense of tradi-
tion, change is often met with a conserva-
SEE CHRIS, PAGE 22


NHL
Carolina 3
Buffalo 4
NBA
Phoenix 121
Dallas 118


"A day doesn't go by where someone doesn't
have an idea for what my life looks like in 2007
and beyond and I'm not entertaining any discus-
sion about it."
Gov. Bush, on being considered for the NFL
commissioner's job


BA closer look at the lives,
friendships and futures of UF
senior golfers Matt Every, Brett
Stegmaier and James Vargas.


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Gators on


last lap of


the season

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Staff Writer

While most students on campus
are still getting in gear for the sum-
mer semester, the men's and women's
track and field teams are pressing full
ahead into the final lap of the outdoor
season, which wraps up this week-
end with the NCAA East Regional
Championships in Greensboro, N.C.
The meet will serve as a chance
to be automatically
S qualified for the
NCAA Outdoor
Track& Field Championships
from June 7-10 in
Sacramento, Calif.
Both the men's and women's teams
will be going for their third titles in
four years at the East Regional.
The No. 9 men's squad is sending
10 of its athletes to the regional at the
Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina
A&T University. The athletes will
compete in 14 separate events andca
pair of relays, and a trio of Gators are
ranked first in the region in three dif-
ferent events.
Leading the way for the men's

SEE TRACK, PAGE 23


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22, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, MAY 25,2006


Gators lend a hand at youth camps


By JENNIFER TALABER
Alligator Contributing Writer

The OF baseball team's regular season
may be over, but players and coaches are
already preparing themselves for one of
the busiest times of the year youth
summer baseball camps.
The Florida Baseball Camps, often
drawing 400 to 600 kids, have been a sta-
ple of the UF baseball program for more
than 25 years. Staffed by Gators coaches
and players, the various camps also draw
from the expertise of high school and
community college coaches, professional
scouts and professional athletes.
The camps have attracted players
from as many as 18 different states as
well as players from Korea, Puerto Rico
and Canada.
The camps are directed by UF baseball
position and hitting coach Tim Parenton.
Many players have received scholar-
ship offers out of these camps, not only to
UF, but to other universities throughout
the country as well.
UF senior pitcher Darren O'Day
caught the eye of coaches when he at-
tended the summer camps in high
school. He later joined the team and


became an integral part of the Gators'
baseball program.
"His dream became a reality," UF
baseball staff assistant Lisa Moore said.
The six different camps offered are
age-designed with a low coach-to-camp-
er ratio. Among the advanced camps
are a camp for high
school teams only, the
Advanced Showcase
Camp and a Pitcher/
Catcher Camp de-
signed for individual
players. Each camp is
geared toward play-
Parenton ers ranging from ages
14 to 18.
"The high school camps are teaching
camps, but also a chance to expose your-
self in the great environment UF baseball
provides," Parenton said.
For Gators catcher Brian Jeroloman,
camps are a chance to demonstrate the
camaraderie of the baseball team as well
as hone skills.
"For these-age players, it is impor-
tant to learn maturity and character as
a teammate, as well as the fundamentals
to become better players," he said. The
campers learn communication and inter-


action from watching us."
For baseball players making the jump
from middle school to high school base-
ball, a day camp is offered. It focuses on
improving skills and taking their games
to the next level.
For the youngest of players, a youth
half-day camp and a youth full-day camp
are offered. These camps provide specific
training for the different age and skill lev-
els as well as daily games and drills.
"We teach every facet of the game,"
Parenton said.
In addition to tutelage from the
program's experienced staff and team,
campers will also have access to the base-
ball team's athletic trainer, John Barrett,
and strength and conditioning coordina-
tor, Steven Orris.

Players may register until the day
camp begins, but $50 and registra-
tion information may be sent in now
to reserve camp spots. Prices range
from $175 to $390. For more infor-
mation or to register, contact the
Gator Baseball Office at (352) 375-
4683 ext. 4457.


CHRIS, from page 21


tive gruff from all those who came before.
But what if opening up the numbering sys-
tem is a good thing?
Many of these same players are highly
superstitious, and letting them wear the
last two digits of a high school girlfriend's
phone number may open lady luck's flood-
gates for them.
Even allowing jersey changes if a player
agrees to donate a certain cut of the profits
to charity would do a lot more good for
the league's image than having the team
send out a token second-liner to coach an
hour-long camp for inner-city kids once a
summer. Helping them rebuild their homes,
not giving an infomercial on spirals, is a lot
nicer.
Maybe I shouldn't be criticizing the NFL.
I mean, I certainly wouldn't take their ad-
vice on how to run a newspaper.
But saying "no" to dancing and dictating
what you can wear make football into some-
thing it should never be: a job.


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Briles-Hilton seeks 'smart, patient' play


UF ROUNDUP

Top singles player


out in first round


By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
agonzalez@alligator.org

WOMEN'S TENNIS: UF senior
Alexis Gordon lost 6-4, 6-3 in
the first round of the NCAA
Women's Tennis Championships
Wednesday in Palo Alto, Calif.
Gordon fought off three match
points before ultimately losing to
California's Suzi Babos.
Gordon will team up with
sophomore Whitney Benik in the
NCAA Doubles Championships,
which begins Thursday.
The Gator duo will play
Harvard's Melissa Anderson and
Elsa O'Riain, ranked No. 3 in the
country.
Sophomore Diana Srebrovic's
and senior Boglarka Berecz's first
round matches did not end by
press time.

MEN'S TENNIS: UF sophomore
Greg Ouellette defeated his fifth-
ranked opponent of the season,
Washington's Alex Slovic,6-4,
1-6, 7-6 (4), in the first round
of the NCAA Men's Tennis
Championships Wednesday in
Palo Alto.
With the victory, he moved
into Thursday's Round of 32
where he will face Duke's fifth-
ranked Ludovic Walter.
Senior Vladimir Obradovic was
defeated by UCLA's top-ranked
Benjamin Kohlloeffel, 6-2, 6-4, in
the first round of the NCAAs, to
end his UF career with a 70-33
overall record.

VOLLEYBALL: Coach Mary Wise


will lead the USA Volleyball
A2 Team in the U.S. Open
Championships beginning
Saturday in New Orleans.
The team features some of the
nation's best college players, in-
cluding UF's Kisya Killingsworth
and Marcie Hampton.
UF junior Angie McGinnis
is training at The U.S. National
Team's. headquarters in
Colorado Springs, Colo.
'She arrived last week and
will remain there until the end
of'June.
UF junior Amber McCray
was chosen earlier this week to
participate in the 2006 NCAA
Leadership Conference to be held
May 28 through June 1 in Lake
Buena Vista.
McCray was one of more than
300 individuals selected from the
more than 350,000 NCAA stu-
dent-athletes.


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Lochte signed
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with Speedo
this week. The
deal, which is
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company has
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with a male athlete, was for an
undisclosed amount.
Lochte won 24 All-
American honors, seven NCAA
Championships, seven SEC titles
for the Gators and a gold medal in
the 800-meter freestyle at the 2004
Olympics in Athens, Greece.


GOLF, from page 21

the team in stroke average,
is tied for 10th place after she
improved on her first-round
score of 74 (2 over) by shoot-
ing three birdies and three
bogeys to wind up even for
the day at 72-par.
Redshirt freshman Ornella
Jouven, who also shot 74 dur-
ing the first round, struggled
in the second round as she bo-
geyed four holes and double-
bogeyed two more to finish
with an 8-over-par 80.
After shooting a 4-over-par


76 and tying her best round
score of the postseason, fresh-
man Mallory Blackwelder
posted an 8-over-par 80 dur-
ing her second round.
After card-
ing 10 bogeys
in the first
round, sopho-
Golf more Whitney
Myers contin-
ued her woes
on the course, bogeying nine
holes and quadruple-bogey-
ing another. She finished the
day 11-over par at 83.
The Gators resume play
today, and Briles-Hinton


believes the team can still
prosper during the remaining
two rounds.
"They need to play smart
and they need to be patient,"
Briles-Hinton said. "They
have to remain positive be-
cause it is a difficult course.
"Jack Nicklaus redesigned
it, and he has a tendency
to make it visually difficult
when, in actuality, it is not."
The team has earned three
top-10 finishes in the NCAA
Championship during the
past seven seasons with
Briles-Hinton as the head
coach.


Morrison sets SEC history with jump marks

TRACK, from page 21


squad is All-American junior Michael
Morrison, who is ranked No. 1 in the region
in both the high jump and the long jump.
Morrison broke records less than two weeks
ago when he became the first athlete since 1957
to win the high jump and the long jump in the
same meet at the Southeastern Conference
Outdoor Championship, and the first athlete
in SEC history to win three outdoor high jump
titles outright.
Morrison will be joined in Greensboro by
senior Shane Stroup, who ranks No. 1 in the
region in the 1,500-meter dash and holds the
No. 2 spot in the nation. The men's 4x100 relay
team is also ranked No. 1 in the region.
The women's squad will be sending a re-
cord 20 of its athletes to compete in the East
Regional this year.
The team is looking to improve its ninth-
place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championship
and its fourth-place finish in the East Regional
a year ago.
Leading the-way for the women's squad is
senior Rachel Longfors, who has the second-
best discus mark in the region. The women's
squad will also have a chance to qualify for the
NCAA Outdoor Championships with sopho-
more Natalie Moser, ranked third in the region
for pole vaulting.


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during the SEC Championships on Feb. 26.


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