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Rescued eagle soars over Paynes Prairie


By KATIE TOWNSEND
Alligator Contributing Writer

A threatened species of bird was released on Paynes
Prairie Wednesday after having its critical injuries mended
atUF.
Samantha, a bald eagle, was released from the UF
Veterinary Medical Center and the Alachua Audubon Society
after 41 days of rehabilitation.
"The eagle was anxious and flying into every-
thing. When they're ready to go, then you can
tell they are ready."
Cindy Zeigler
Fund-raiser and event organizer
for the Alachua Audubon Society

"When the eagle came to us, it was in critical condition,"
said Elijah Rooney, veterinary technician for the center.
Samantha's injuries included a crippled left leg, swollen
right shoulder, blood in its lungs and air sacs, and impaired
vision.
The.cause of injury is thought to havebeen a collision with
a motor vehicle.
"It was found on 441 in the middle of the road," Rooney
said.
After the bird recuperated in supportive care for three
days, a radiograph revealed head trauma, soft-tissue dam-
age, toughened air sacs and temporary loss of sight but no
broken bones.
SEE EAGLE, PAGE 4


Katie Townsend / Alligator
Bob Rowley releases Samantha, a rehabilitated bald eagle, on Wednesday at Paynes Prairie. The eagle was found in
critical condition 41 days ago along U.S. Highway 441.


Cheating turns high tech


By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Economics professor David Denslow re-
members when students snuck sticks of gum
with answers written on them into his tests.
But as communication technology becomes
sleeker and slimmer, students have new cheat-
ing options to chew on.
University students around the nation have
begun using cell phones, personal data assis-
tants, preprogrammed calculators, iPods and
the Internet to cheat on tests and assignments.
Though it is widespread, electronic cheating
has not been reported as a major problem at UF
-yet.
UF faculty and staff say they are concerned
and are keeping their eyes open to prevent
electronic cheating from becoming a problem
at the university.


Denslow prevents students from cheating
by barring the use of programmable calculators
on his exams. He thinks electronic cheating is
becoming easier, but students have always
found creative ways to get around the rules.
"Probably I should give more attention to
cheating than I do," Denslow said. "I don't like
going out and policing students."
Student Director of Student Judicial
Life Affairs Ken Gassiot said there
have been no reported cases in
which students used electronic devices to cheat
in the past academic year.
"It's just been lucky that we haven't en-
countered students who need to cheat or get
an academic advantage on an exam or quiz'or
something like that using those sorts of things,"
Gassiot said. "It just seems like its been, more
than anything else, more traditional methods,
SEE CHEATING, PAGE 5


STUDENT LIFE

Feds hike student rate


* DESPITE INCREASE, MOST
UF STUDENTS UNAFFECTED.

By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Writer
Ifranco@alligator.org

Interest rates on federal student
loans edged higher Tuesday, but the
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
Program will shield many UF stu-
dents from the increase.
The Stafford Loan, one of the
most common forms of federal fi-
nancial aid, has a variable interest
rate that is readjusted each year.
Because the Federal Reserve
Board has hiked short-term inter-
est rates during the past year, the
interest rates for Stafford Loans
will climb to 6.8 percent beginning
July 1.


But when this rate rises next
month, UF students will probably
not feel the pinch.
"Our students are very fortu-
nate," said Rick Wilder, associate
director of student financial af-
fairs.
At least 95 percent of UF's in-
coming in-state freshmen were
awarded Bright Futures scholar-
ships for the 2004-2005 school year,
Wilder said.
Bright Futures rewards incom-
ing in-state freshmen for high SAT
scores and solid high school grade
point averages by paying for up to
100 percent of tuition at a Florida
public university.
This is coupled with UF's rela-
tively low tuition, compared to its

SEE LOANS, PAGE 4


The fourth-
seeded UF men's
golf team tied
for seventh place
after one round
of the NCAA
Championships,
but will look to
improve their stock
tomorrow. See
story, pg. 19.


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Lynn Capin trav-
eled more than 1,500
miles and spent
almost $1,000 on
food, gas and lodging
to bring a 15-month-
old mountain lion to a
new home. See story,
pg. 4.


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LOCAL
Camp offers fun, adventure
for children with cancer
Rusty the down twisted bal-
loons into swords while kids bent
colored pipe cleaners into crowns.
A girl displayed a pin she'd made
with the words "I love basketball,"
and a boy laughed. at the stick-
ers he'd stuck to the back of his
mother's T-shirt.
Brownies, pizza and watermel-
on in hand, 15 children and teen-
agers with cancer mingled at the
American Cancer Society's Winn-
Dixie Hope Lodge on Southwest
16th Street, waiting for a bus to
take them to the Reaching Out to
Cancer Kids Camp, better known
as R.O.CIK. Camp.
The camp celebrated its 30-
year anniversary on Saturday as
children with cancer from ages 7 to
16 left Gainesville to spend a week
in Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis, a
town 35 miles north of Orlando.
They return home on Friday..
American Cancer Society do-
nors and volunteers covered all
expenses and hosted the annual
party for families.
Artie Riley, a freckled, bespec-
tacled second-grader, returned for
his third year at R.O.C.K. Camp.
"Fishing is my favorite thing,"
he said. "I caught a fish as big as
a plate."
Artie's mom, Andrea Riley,
watched him clash balloon-swords
with a group of boys.
"He's really shy, and the first
year he was here, and even last
year, we were afraid he wouldn't
open up," she said. "But he has a
whole group of friends here now."
Margaret Shaw, the event co-
ordinator, hopes the going-away
party will benefit parents as well
as kids.
"Can you imagine how hard it
is on the parents, having a child
with cancer?" she said. "It's just
heartbreaking."
Nancy Casimir, a UF health sci-
ence education student interning
with the American Cancer Society
this summer, helped coordinate
the event.
"I love to see the kids enjoy
themselves and not let what










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they're going through over-
whelm them," she said.
Casimir hopes to work with
the American Cancer Society
after she graduates because of
her dedication to helping those
with cancer.
"The people who work here
have a passion and really care
about diminishing suffering and
spreading information," Casimir
said.
Freya Smith, a R.O.C.K. Camp
volunteer with cancer, moved to
Gainesville from Michigan last
winter to begin treatment at
Shands Cancer Center. Smith
has lived at the Hope Lodge with
her daughter, Margaret, for six
months.
"It's hard adjusting to a new
place, and it's been hard for
Margaret to make new friends,"
Smith said. "She loves volun-
teering here, and she won an
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volunteer."
Shortly before the buses ar-
rived, the kids moved outside to
watch a remote-controlled airplane
fly Kids and adults squinted into
the sun, watching as an unsteady
breeze caused the airplane to dip.
A gnat rested on the clown's
face, but Rusty, whose real name
is Jim Gorgans, couldn't swat it
away without smearing his thick
makeup.
Gorgans has been a down for
20 years and enjoys working with
children.
"I've beenhere once before, and
it's always great to see the looks on
their faces," he said. "Then you
know you've made an impact."
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT


President vows return


Free papers put on break


By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Ilewis@alligator.org

Though student senators showered
praise upon their outgoing leader
Tuesday night, Senate President Lauren
Mierley promised her work in Student
Government is not complete.
"Tonight is my last night as Senate
president, but I'm not going to stand
here and give a goodbye speech because
I'm not leaving," she told senators at her
last Senate meeting for the Summer.
Mierley, who was elected to her post
during an eight-hour meeting in March,
will spend her summer working as an
intern for General Electric Co.
In the meantime, she said, she will
remain active in Senate by keeping in
touch with other top lawmakers and
committee leaders.
Mierley will return to Gainesville as a
senator this Fall, but she will not resume
her position as president.
"You don't need a title to be a leader
on this campus," she said. "You don't
need a title to accomplish goals and do


things for the student body."
Mierley's fellow lawmakers said
their leader would be sorely missed.
"A president-pro tern combination
hasn't had this kind of chemistry or
chumminess in a really long time," said
Josh Weiss, the Senate's No. 2 official.
"A president-pro tem combina-
tion hasn't had this kind of
chemistry or chumminess in a
really long time."
Josh Weiss
UF Senate

Although SG rules originally called
for him to step up as the Senate's new'
leader, Weiss said last week he wants to
continue his job as second-in-command.
Senators should be tasked with
choosing their own leader, he said, and
lawmakers ultimately supported a bill
to amend their rules and designate an
election for their next president.
The Senate will select its new leader
at Tuesday's meeting.


By KELSIE WILSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

News-hungry UF students will not
be able to receive free copies of The New
York Times and USA Today from Student
Government's readership program for the
Summer A term.
Student Body President John Boyles said
that reduced student attendance is the rea-
son for the newspaper cutback.
"Attendance is low during Summer A,"
he said, "But the contract is under renewal
in the next few weeks, and that issue will be
brought up."
That contract will be brought before the
Student Senate, and senators will vote on
whether to keep or revise the contract.
The readership program was started by
former Student Body President Kyle Jones in
2003 and included free USA Today newspa-
pers at seven locations on campus.
When SG expanded the program last
year, it cost $45,000 in student money.
The program grew from 420 copies of
USA Today and 345 copies of The New York


Times per day, to 450 copies of USA Today
and 393 copies of The New York Times
newspapers per day. The expansion added
an extra 11,232 papers a year.
Some students want to have the option of
having The New York Times and USA Today
offered during Summer A.
Jake Meier, 19, a UF accounting junior,
was a frequent reader of The
On New York Times until C
Campus stopped newspaper service for
Summer A.
"I can understand why Student
Government needs to cut funds," Meier said,
"But I really want to know how they will use
the money otherwise."
Boyles said that reader feedback has been
positive and that the bill to renew the read-
ership program contract will most likely be
approved.
"Generally, students are glad to have the
service," he said.
Students will not have to wait too long
for the return of the free newspapers. The
readership program will start again during
the Summer B term.


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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006


Young lion makes new home at Gainesville refuge


* KIARA WAS KEPT AS A PET
BEFORE MOVING TO SANCTUARY.

By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Contributing Writer

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. The transfer
took place in the foyer of a hotel.
After waiting 45 minutes outside the lobby
of a three-star hotel, the moment Bruce Capin
had been waiting for had come.

"[Culver] was thinking of putting .
[Kiara] in another sanctuary. But
he changed his mind because she
wouldn't get the attention that
she'd get here."
Bruce Capin
founder of Yahtok'ya Animal Sanctuary

Lynn Culver arrived with Kiara, a 15-
month-old mountain lion and the newest
addition to Capin's animal sanctuary in
Gainesville.
Capin, of north central Florida, traveled
more than 1,500 miles and spent almost $1,000
on food, gas and lodging to bring Kiara to her
new home.
Before her relocation she spent five days
with Culver in Mena, at the Natural Order
Animal Husbandry Feline Conservation
Center.


According to Culver, Kiara was from a
good home.
Kiara's owner,. Michael Haney, raised
her from infancy. When he and his family
moved from Gum Springs to an apartment
in Arkadelphia, there was not enough room
for her.
So Haney tied her to a tree behind the
building. Though he was not breaking any
Arkansas state laws, the landlord asked him to
find Kiara another home immediately because
the building was located across the street from
an elementary school. She was forced to spend
a week in an animal shelter.
Mountain lions can be dangerous, but like
any wild cat, they would avoid people if they
could. The mountain lion is also known as the
Florida panther, cougar and puma.
When Haney contacted Culver at the cen-
ter, she gave him Capin's phone number.
"He was thinking of putting her in another
sanctuary," Capin said. "But he changed his
mind because she wouldn't get the attention
that she'd get here."
Culver said Haney was undergoing dialy-
sis and unable to drive, so she offered to house
Kiara for five days and deliver her to Capin.
On May 20, Culver met Capin and one of
his fencing students in West Memphis.
Astounded guests pressed against the glass
doors of the lobby to watch while Culver,
Capin and his student loaded Kiara into a spa-
cious cage for the trip.
Kiara was placed in the back of a minivan
for the 12-hour trip to her new home.


Jessica DaSilva / Alligator
Bruce Capin comforts Kiara, a 13-month-old mountain lion, on the ride to Florida from
West Memphis, Ark.


The trip went smoothly. The van was filled
with Kiara's purring and little yelps of excite-
ment for the duration of the journey.
They arrived at Capin's sanctuary,
Yahtok'ya Animal Sanctuary, at about 2 a.m.
and introduced Kiara to her new home in
Gainesville. The 600-square-foot enclosure is


surrounded by trees and contains earth floor-
ing, platforms, toys, logs, feeding stations,
covers to protect against rain and a heavy-
duty igloo.
Kiara curiously walked around the enclo-
sure, sniffing toys, sharpening her claws and
exploring her new home.


Bald eagle, once critically wounded, released near accident site, nest


EAGLE, from page 1
"We treated the bird with pain
medication to treat the shock, antibi-
otics to avoid infection and oxygen
to help heal its lungs," she said.
By May 3, Samantha's only
symptoms were head tremors.


"Its head was shaky and bobbing
around," Rooney said.
The eagle was then sent to the
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in
Maitland to take advantage of their
rehabilitation facilities, including a
flight cage, which allowed the in-
jured eagle to stretch its wings.
"When birds have been injured


for a while they lose strength in their
wing muscles," said Cindy Zeigler,
fund-raiser and event organizer for
the Alachua Audubon Society.
"The cage is necessary for re-
covered and releasable patients to
rebuild these muscles."
Once the eagle spent a few.days
at the center its sight and spirits


seemed to recover.
After the eagle's
Local flying and hunting
News skills were back to
normal, Samantha
was released close to
the accident site.
A bald eagle nest with baby
eagles and one paternal mate miss-


ing was found near the accident site.
It is presumed to be Samantha's nest
and babies. The young eagles were.
probably able-to survive without
their mother because they were re-
portedly in the fledgling, or flying,
stage when she was injured.
This stage does not require much
paternal care, according to Zeigler.


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Scholarships mean less

loan debt for UF students

LOANS, from page 1

out-of-state peers. A semester at UF costs less than
$3,000 for in-state students.
"First of all, what's cheaper than UF?" said UF
Provost Janie Fouke, the university's top academic of-
ficial. "Nothing."
Because of the low tuition and the
state's scholarship largesse, UF stu-
dents take out fewer loans to pay for
their education.
"As a result of Bright Futures and
other scholarships, our actual loan in-
debtedness is well below the national
Fouke average," Wilder said.
UF's average undergraduate loan
indebtedness for the 2004-2005 year is about $14,800
- far below the $19,000 national average.
About 65 percent of students who graduated in the
2003-2004 school year did so after getting student loans,
according to the Department of Education's National
Center for Education Statistics.
Student loan interest rates will climb 1.84 percentage
points July 1 one of the largest increases in the history
of the federally guaranteed student loan program. The
hike shatters the trend of historically low interest rates.
If rates keep rising, students with the old variable-
rate loans could end up paying as much as 8.25 percent
interest on their loans.
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things like having a note card."
Marc Hoit, UF's associate provost for information tech-
nology, said he thinks electronic cheating isn't a problem, so
long as faculty are aware of whether students are behaving
suspiciously or using banned devices during tests.
"The old-fashioned ways of writing on a piece of paper
and sharing notes or doing those kinds of things are not a
whole lot different than the technology ones," he said.
Hoit said cheating is "harder to catch" when students
use cell phones to send text messages under their desks, but
he added that it's not much different than when students
pass notes to each other.
The best way to prevent cheating is to make exams
where students have to write essays or show how they
"When a problem takes over two pages to
solve, cheating is not a problem."
Daniel Getter
Civil engineering student

solved a problem when answering a question, he said.
Faculty and staff are also fighting plagiarism at UF. Eight
cases of plagiarism were reported to the Department of
Student Judicial Affairs last February, and seven cases were
reported last March. Gassiot said it is becoming easier for
students to plagiarize material from the Internet, particu-
larly as society becomes more "convenience-oriented."
The time and effort needed to adequately read, research
and write academic papers can be stressful, Gassiot said.
"It's easier just to copy and paste from the Internet, or
look online and try to find someone else's paper on the
same topic," he said.
Teachers can check student papers by asking them to
send digital copies to Tumitin.com, a database that searches
for how many times sections are repeated in part or word-
for-word. Searching for parts of a paper in Google or other
search engines can also work, Gassiot said.
Students enrolled in classes that solely use WebCT, the
university's online platform for courses, are required to
take tests in the CIRCA computer lab, Hoit said. Computers
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Editorial
A hurricane is a great way to celebrate summer's im-
pending arrival.
After all, what's more refreshing or numbing than
the one-two wallop of passion fruit and two kinds of rum?
Here at the Department of Darts & Laurels, we almost
heaved our hurricanes overboard after we flipped the cal-
endar page from May to June and realized that we would
soon be using a different kind of hurricane to celebrate
summer's impending arrival.
That's right today marks the start of the hurricane
season. Luckily, we've spent the last two tax-free weeks
stocking up the Department office for plenty of hurricanes,
both alcoholic and atmospheric.
We love a hurricane once in awhile in moderation, of
course. We wouldn't want to cause any sort of Katrina-sized
bathroom disasters.
We like it wet 'n' wild, but even we have limits.
So we look ahead at the hurricane season with the usual
mix of dread and trepidation and maybe a shred of ex-
citement at the prospect of a hurricane-fueled hurricane
party.
So stock up plenty of canned goods, stow some plywood.
and plot your evacuation route as you read this week's all-
weather edition of...



Darts & Laurels

It's getting hot in here, and if the temperature keeps
inching higher, we may find ourselves face to face with
even more hurricanes, and we don't mean those of the Fat
Tuesday variety.
Scientists say global warming could be to blame for this
oceanic overdrive, but the oilmen in Washington assure us
that all those fossil fuels we're gobbling up having nothing
to do with the climbing mercury.
For dipping his toe into the raging environmental
debate, we chill a global-warming-is-so-hot-right-now
LAUREL for Jeb Bush, who met with two climate change
experts Wednesday, even though such a move could ignite
a Category 5 firestorm. The Florida governor kept his cool
as hurricanes from Charley to Wilma nailed the Sunshine
State, buthis presidential brother keeps taking hot, hot heat
for failing to accept the reality of global warming.
Talk about a pain in the gasbag.
Here at the Department, we know all too well the head-
aches that come following a hurricane and we're not just
talking about storm surge. We expect a certain amount of
looting in the aftermath of every storm, but it looks like a
few former football players at that other Florida university
jumped the gun in landlocked Tallahassee.
For breaking into the apartment of a Seminoles running
back and stealing $1,700 in electronics, we pass a this-kind-
of-theft-works-best-in-lawless-chaos DART to Fred Rouse
and A.J. Nicholson, the two former 'Noles who-jacked a
DVD player, two stereos and other goodies.
Nicholson, a Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, and Rouse
face burglary and grand theft charges, which means they
could be spending storm season in the slammer.
On morning television, meanwhile, one longtime person-
ality was in the midst of an escape. After 15 years, countless
cooking segments and flashing miles of teeth every morn-
ing, the "Today" show said goodbye to its better half.
For leaving us all wet, we awaken a Meredith-Vieira-
will-have-to-head-to-Payless-with-Star-Jones-to-buy-a-big-
pair-of-shoes LAUREL for Katie Couric, who left the three-
hour-long morning gabfest on Wednesday for a coveted
anchor spot on the "CBS Evening News." Couric, a veteran
reporter before she hung up the microphone, will be the
first woman to go solo for one of the networks.
With all the tears we shed, we should have our rain slick-
ers ready. But we promise we'll be better prepared next time
just like FEMA.


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America the beautiful fed up with Bush


I'm sorry, Mr. President, but this just isn't working out.
While I have certainly enjoyed the long walks on the
beach and the dinner dates you hardly show up to any-
more, I think it's time to call the whole thing off. You can keep
the tax cuts for the rich, my phone records and Rep. William
Jefferson. I wasn't ever that attached to them, anyway.
But there is just one thing I need back.
I want my country back. I want the United States of
America returned to its rightful owners its people. I
don't want to shudder anymore when I hear the latest news
reports of what "America" has done in Iraq, Afghanistan,
Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib and now, Haditha. -
If you thought the homoerotic torture scenes that took
place in the Abu Ghraib prison two years ago were as sadistic
an offense as America could be held responsible for, it looks
like it just got worse. This time we weren't smearing vaginal
fluid and feces all over the bodies of our prisoners of war; we
left that 20 miles west of Baghdad.
It now appears that a rogue group of Marines massacred
nearly two dozen unarmed Iraqi civilians in their home.
Among the dead are several women and children.
The attack began after an improvised explosive device de-
stroyed the first of three Humvees in a convoy of Marine ve-
hicles. The men who survived the attack then reportedly ex-
ited their vehicles and opened fire on a house directly across
from the explosion, killing many and leaving few survivors.
Among them was a 10-year-old girl named Iman, who
told an NBC reporter, "The Americans came into the room
where my father was praying and shot him. They went to my
grandmother and killed her too."
Witnesses report that the Marines then approached a car
of four university students and a taxi driver, removed each
from the car and then executed them on the side of the road.


Adam Roberts The stories go on and on, and the kill-
Speaking Out ing on that horrific day last November
never seems to end.
The saddest fact of all is that eight
months later, it appears that there was an effort to cover it
all up. A now-pending investigation one that Rep. John
Murtha of Pennsylvania says should have taken "just a few
'weeks," has taken far longer, with too many attempts to
get started.
"It may run all the way up the chain of command, maybe
even to Gen. Pace," Murtha said in his Sunday appearance
on "Meet the Press."
Let me be clear, I am a fervent supporter of the military.
I am the proud son of a World War II veteran and have
considered joining up several times. I don't envy, even for a
moment, the tremendously difficult situation that my peers
in the military have been placed in, and I am unrelentingly
thankful for their bravery, commitment and service.
Treason of reasons, though, is what their commander-in-
chief has allowed to happen to the image of America around
the world. More than ever before, our government and our
homeland is seen as cruel where we were once tolerant,
arrogant where once understanding and vile where once
respected.
This leads me to wonder: When the rest of the world sees
us becoming what we are fighting without restraint, is the
fox hunt over? That is, if the dog is no longer chasing the fox,
but the fox is now chasing the dog, what more can we expect
to accomplish?
While you ponder that, sir, I'd still like my country back.
When you bring it over, just leave it on the front porch; don't
bother coming in.
Adam Roberts is a computer engineering senior.


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Mothers selling daughters on MTV is irresponsible, tasteless


S o "Date My Mom" is just one of the
many lighthearted dating shows on
MTV, right?
I don't think so.
This show stems from the same hypo-
critical network that promotes its "Think" ads,
meant to raise social awareness.
On their Web site, MTV describes "Date
My Mom" as "a few brave guys ... each take
out three moms. The guys will then decide
which of their daughters will be the right love
match for them."
MTV makes it sound like a fairy-tale story
of a knight searching for his lady. That is not
the case.
Let's delve a little deeper into how the
show depicts women. The mothers peddle off
their daughters like counterfeit DVDs in order
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Evelyn Escoto to win the prize: a date
Speaking Out with the "brave" guy
for their daughter.
Hey, aren't there
enough guys in the world? Are the daughters
really that desperate for a date, anyway?
If they are, then why aren't they subscribing
to Match.com, instead of having their mothers
sell their "qualities" to some random guy?
This is not innocent stuff, people. This -is
dangerous. This is how MTV makes light of a
devastating social problem and adds to it by
making it into a game with fun background
music.
Many people will brush the show off, but
like an unruly child left undisciplined for its
bad behavior, MTV will continue adding to
its repertoire of socially irresponsible "dating"


shows. That is, until people start becoming
aware of the dangers of the ideas being fed to
female audiences.
According to their Web site, MTV's au-
dience ranges from their teens to their 20s.
Young females are being taught by "Date My
Mom" that they must compete for a guy's at-
tention, and that it is okay for mothers to play
along and indulge the guy. It teaches them that
they are not in control, the man is. In the show
the man always chooses.
Why does he get all the focus and power
- anyway? Why does he get to choose? When
will "Date My Dad" debut?
I demand equality.
If, after this, you still think that I should
get a life because I'm just ragging on a stupid
MTV show that is not even that good in the


first place, consider this: A BBC News article
describes how baby girls in China are disap-
pearing, abandoned and aborted because
couples are only allowed a maximum of two
children.
The pressure to have a baby boy is intense
because it will bring- the family status. As
Americans, we read this, and we think "Oh,
how harsh, how cruel. We would never do this
to our female children."
No, we wouldn't. As Americans, we would
just let our daughters watch and participate
in a show where their whole worth as hu-
man beings depends on how well their moms
can pitch them to a guy, and then on whether
she gets to date him or not.
How is that any different?
Evelyn Escoto is a journalism senior.


Bar owners responsible for snuffing out indoor smoking
Editor: I couldn't agree more with Megen Miller's May
25 column regarding smoking in bars. I can't tell you how
many times the smoky atmosphere at Gator City Sports
Grille & Billiards and other area bars has kept me from even
bothering to go out, or at least kept me from going to bars
that allow smoking indoors. It's really quite stupid, if you
think about it we get all dressed up, spritz on the cologne
or perfume, and head off to a disgustingly smoky bar where


we absorb all of the cigarette smell in our hair and on our
clothes.
Never mind the bad smell, the dangers of breathing in
second-hand smoke from our fellow barhoppers are well-
known and not worth the risk. I don't care if people smoke,
that's their prerogative, they've made the decision to accept
the risks and deal with the consequences. However, I don't
feel that they should be able to make that decision for me.
There are very few bars in Gainesville that prohibit


smoking indoors, so our options are limited when we-want
to head out for a good time. Smoking isn't allowed in any
other public establishment, such as the mall, grocery store or
movie theatre, why should it be allowed in bars and clubs?
I'm sick literally of having to endure cigarette
smoke when I go out, so, please, bar owners, put it out
already.
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A Keen Eye for the Craft


McKeen juggles


writing projects

r. William McKeen balances a multifac-
eted career and a house full of kids.
He is the department chair of UF's
College of Journalism and Communications.
He is a teacher, a family man and an accom-
plished author.
At 11 p.m. he goes to bed. At 2 a.m. he
wakes up and writes. At 6 a.m. he helps his
four kids prepare for their day.


Mike Foley, master lecturer in journalism,
is amazed at McKeen's zenlike concentration.
"He can slip into an incredibly high gear,"
Foley said. "He only types with two fingers
but types like the wind."
McKeen's proficient typing is no laughing
matter. There's something wrong with his
hands. No one knows exactly what.
Cloistered in his office, surrounded by
framed photos of artists like Bob Dylan and
Bob Marley, he glances down at his hands. He
slightly flexes his fingers.
"I've. had surgery, but they're still screwed
up," McKeen said. "Doing three projects at
once doesn't help."
He has spent the summer juggling his liter-
ary projects with his chairman duties.
McKeen's "labor of love" is a book about
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Professor William McKeen is chair of the journalism department and is the author of
He is working on a biography about Hunter S. Thompson.


Florida. He is contributing two stories to the
project.
"I think the fact that it's crazy, messy and
disorderly is one of the
most attractive things
about Florida," he said.
He is also writing
the introductory text for
"Rip This Joint," a coffee-
table book illustrating the
power and importance of
live performances.
Perhaps McKeen's
most anticipated new
project is his Hunter S. Thompson biography,
due out in 2007.
"A few days after his death it occurred
to me that someone is going to start writing
books about him, and I want it to be me," he
said. "I knew him well enough to
m a know what the real guy was like,
the tabloid types."
The man McKeen knew was
loyal and courteous, a gentleman
who put a tremendous amount
kA of thought into appearing spon-
taneous. Friday, McKeen is in-
S terviewing a man who sheltered
f Thompson in 1959 when he was
S-... unemployed.
The coming years will
Undoubtedly spawn many
Thompson biographies and
memoirs. McKeen plans to dis-
tinguish himself by focusing not
on the played-out caricature, but
S the diligent craftsman.
*' "Not enough people get it,"
he said. "This book is going to
;, be about his dedication to his
work, how hard he worked and
his place as an American writer
emphasis on the American."
As a social critic, Thompson
was perhaps as essential to the
second half of America's 20th
mien/Alligator century as Mark Twain was to
five books. the 19th.
"He wasn't just a wild and


crazy man who took drugs and said stupid
things," McKeen said. "He was a very serious
man who was very serious about his work."
Third-year journalism
Major Kim Agnello found
McKeen's introductory
journalism course to be a
reaffirming experience in
her college career.
ii "I thought he was a
really great teacher," she
said. "The class gave me
a really good insight as
to why I'm in the major
I'm in."
Insight is McKeen's specialty. It's what
makes him adaptable.
"He has an awful lot to offer," Foley said. "I
think it's that he knows so much about what
he's teaching."
As department chair, McKeen spends his
summers writing faculty evaluations and an-
nual reports. He even formulates January's
class schedule.
"A lot of people don't realize that even
though I'm not teaching, this is my busiest
time of year," he said.
In addition to his duties as department
chair, McKeen has taught an honors course
about rock 'n' roll for 13 years. Starting this
fall, it will become a 1000-level course that is
open to all majors.
Despite his many commitments, he some-
how still finds a way to produce insightful
stories.
"He's a very talented, gifted writer," Foley
said. "He makes it look easy, and I know it's
not. Believe me, I know it's not."
McKeen recently wrote a piece for the St.
Petersburg Times about serendipity. The New
York Times reported it on their Web site.
"I got a heck of a lot of reaction from
that," he said. "I got e-mails from all over the
world."
McKeen is loved as a friend and fam-
ily man. He's a revered educator. But like
Thompson, he doesn't get the widespread
credit he deserves as an artisan not yet.
"History is a better judge of talent than con-
temporary social critics," Foley said.


Festivities celebrate the first trans-state railroad


By HUNTER VOLPE
Avenue Writer

All over north central Florida,
residents will be celebrating their
heritage and history with the Yulee
Railroad Days on June 2, 3 and 4.
The focus of the festivities is
the first trans-state line, which
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Cedar Key, opening the whole
of Florida to everyone in the late
1850s. It was the brainchild of U.S.
Sen. David Levy Yulee, the name-
sake of the Yulee dorm on the UF
campus.
Before this development, all
cargo and passengers had to
travel all the way around the
state between the Florida Straits,


which cost a great deal of time and
money.
According to Harold McGee
of the Alachua County Historical
Commission, Gainesville would
not be here without the railroad
developments.
The Yulee Railroad Days fea-
ture plenty of enticing events.
The Archer Historical Society is


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album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely
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hosting an old-time gospel sing in
the Davis Center campus of SFCC,
with food and entertainment from
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
The Matheson Museum at 513
E. University Ave. features mod-
els of a train called the Orange
Blossom Special and about half a
dozen other trains.
You can check out the choo-


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choos from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
today and Friday, or from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4
p.m. Sunday.
It is only $3 for adults, and if
you know anyone under 10, they
get in free with an adult by their
side. For more information on the
Yulee Railroad Days, go to www.y
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Critical Mass promotes cycling safety and awareness


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Americas. The pair traveled to Gainesville from North Carolina this summer.


By ANDREW JAEGER
Avenue Writer

A curious hybrid of cyclists
rolls up and down University
Avenue, ringing bells and honk-
ing horns at confused onlookers.
Reactions to the spectacle
range from adoration to assault.
One particularly spirited indi-
vidual takes to the top of a picnic
table, spinning his T-shirt above
his head while boisterously
cheering the group on.
At the same time, a group of
decidedly less enthusiastic driv-
ers shout obscenities and blare
their horns at the apparent out-
rage of only being able to drive
15 miles per hour.
At the last event, one enraged
driver struck one of the partici-
pants with a sport utility vehicle.
The impact did not cause any
major harm but did provide a
cear indication of the bicycle-au-
tomobile tension that runs high
in Gainesville.
Joe Richard, the rider who
was struck, said that people from
out of town aren't aware of local
bike laws, which allow for riding
on the street. To him, the Critical
Mass rides are both a way of pro-
moting awareness and of having
a "spontaneous street party."


Love it or hate it, on the
last Friday of each month, bi-
cycle enthusiasts from around
Gainesville come together to
form a "Critical Mass," conspicu-
ously taking over a lane of traffic
in a display of solidarity.
"It shows people there
are other ways to get around
Gainesville than by car," said
Claire Mitchell, a recent UF
graduate and organizer of the
event. "It's basically about bi-
cycle awareness. You can't ignore
a big group of bikes."
These gatherings started in
San Francisco, and have become
popular in major metropolitan
areas and college campuses
around the world in the last few
years, all with the general pur-
pose of promoting bicycles and
the culture that surrounds them.
In Gainesville, the promotion
of awareness is definitely on the
riders' minds. But there is more
to it than that riding down
University in a group of more
than 80 cyclists is just plain fun.
Riders leave from the Plaza
of the Americas at 5:30 p.m. on
the last Friday of every month.
For more information, check out
the Facebook group "Gainesville
Critical Mass" or www.critical-
mass.org.


Spas induce relaxation


Shen the stress of those summer
classes and jobs hit, nothing can
- relax a student more than being
pampered at a spa.
But while spa treatments can cost up to
$50 or more, there are several inexpensive
ways to pamper yourself within the comfort
of your own home.
The first step is to create a soothing spa
environment. Light scented candles, play
soft music, even drink herbal tea or a fruit
smoothie. Take the phone off the hook, make
sure the TV is not on and turn off your cell
phone.


Spa treatment is all about
focusing on recharging yourself, Jenr
without any distractions.
Start your pampering treat-
ment with a hot bubble bath, using
your favorite bath oils. Scrub with
scented soaps, such as lavender,
which relaxes, or peppermint,
which revives.
To make your skin glow, gently massage
sugar all over your body for a sweet scrub.
Once you're done, step out and fill the bath-
tub with marbles, letting your feet roll over
them for a simple foot soak and massage.
Now that you're out of the bath, cear
your pores by giving yourself a steam. Cover
your face with a towel and, breathing deeply,
stand eight to 10 inches over a pot of steam-
ing water. Afterwards, rinse with warm
water to ocean out the pores, and then splash
cold water on your face to close them.
Next, create your own exfoliator and
moisturizer. Mix one-half of a cup of brown
sugar and one-quarter of a cup of honey,
adding an optional essential oil, and apply
the mixture to your face and neck. Beginning
at your neck, use circular movements to
work your way up to your forehead, creating


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soft skin with a healthy glow.
You can also whip up your own at-home
facial mask, using what you have in your
refrigerator. Mash avocados if you have
dry skin, scramble raw eggs for oily skin or
spread on some mayonnaise for normal skin.
Let the mask sit for 20 minutes, and then
rinse well.
Back or neck tension can be relieved with
a hot towel. Soak a hand towel in warm wa-
ter, wring it out and then microwave it for
one minute. Place a dry towel over your neck
or back before putting the hot towel on top
of it. Then rotate your neck while enjoying
the heat.
Pfaff Give yourself a massage to get
rid of a stiff neck or an aching back
or shoulders. Press your fingers
S on each side of your spine and
S make circular motions up to your
neck. Then firmly knead your
neck, working your way to your,.
shoulders and down your arms.
Clasp your hands together, place them at
the back of your neck and push your hands
forward, breathing deeply.
End your spa treatment with a rejuvenat-
ing meal. Enjoy a salad topped with fruit,
munch on raw vegetables in your favorite
dip or sprinkle some walnuts over a low-
calorie yogurt. Quench your thirst with an
herbal tea, fruit smoothie or tall glass of
water.
Finally, enjoy the rest of the day or eve-
ning in comfort.. Put on comfy clothes and
curl up in your favorite chair, stretch out on
the couch or nap in your bed surrounded by
pillows.
Turning your home into a spa is a lot eas-
ier and cheaper than you think. So dim the
lights, soak in the tub and say "ahh" your
spa awaits you.


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High Springs Farmers' Market: open every Thursday in James Paul Park, 2 p.m. 0 0*
to 6 p.m.
Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, play: "Six Characters in Search of an Author," 8 p.m., $7-9
Star Center Theatre (in Alachua), play: "The Wizard of Oz," runs Thursday at 8 p.m. and Friday
at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., $7 in advance, $5 at the door

06.01

Common Grounds, live music: Whiskey & Co., The Worst, 10 p.m., free
Hippodrome Cinema, film: "The Beauty Academy of Kabul," 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $6.50


06.02

Common Grounds, live music: The Starlight Mints, Dios (Malos), Octopus Project, 10 p.m.,
$10
Camp Crystal Lake Outdoor Education Center, National Trails Day Celebration: "Experience
Your Outdoors" with the Florida Trail Association, hike 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., followed
by refreshments, door prizes and special guests, free
Historic Haile Homestead, tour: In celebration of Yulee Railroad Days, Historic Haile
SHomestead docents will offer special "Railroads and Plantation Life" tours on June 3rd,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and June 4th, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., $3

06.03

1982, live music: Against All Authority, Grabass Charlestons, The Body Electric, The Sense
Offenders, Black 22, 6 p.m., $8
Gainesville Dance & Music Association, dance lessons: Salsa dancing, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., $5
Unified Training Center, dance lessons: Tango y te, 7:45 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., $10

06.04


Common Grounds: Karaoke, 10 p.m., free
Gainesville Dance & Music Association, dance lessons: Gainesville Country Dancers, 7
p.m. to 10 p.m., $5

06.05
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10, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006


Starlight Mints bring quirky pop to Gainesville


By TOM HARRIS
Avenue Writer

The Starlight Mints are play-
ing this Saturday, come rain or
shine.
While this is their second time
in Gainesville, this will be their
first performance here that will
be impervious to the weather.
The band made their Gainesville
debut opening for The Roots on
Flavet Field in 2003, but it was
nipped.in the bud by a calami-
tous thunderstorm.
S"All our equipment was-on--
stage, and then this storm came
all of a sudden, so we were just
stuck up there for like two hours,"
said Allan Vest, the band's singer
and songwriter. "All these crazy
Roots fans showed up and came
onstage, and it was a little party
up there."
This easygoing sense of fun,
apparent in the Flavet Field
debacle-tumed-celebration, is
evident on the Mints' records,
which recall The Flaming Lips at
their most exuberant.
Their latest record,
"Drowaton," was released on
April 25 to consistently posi-
tive reviews. It intricately layers
traditional rock instrumentation
with strings, brass, synthesiz-
ers and electronic effects, for a
freewheeling, slightly trippy pop
confection.
"I wanted to make more of a
rock record [with 'Drowaton'],
a little more up-tempo as song


structures go," Vest said. "But
every time we make a record,
we try to make the best record
we can."
The complexity of the band's
arrangements might seem im-
possibly ambitious to translate to
a live setting.
"It's a challenge," Vest said.
"When I write a song, I don't
write it with it being played live
in mind."
The Mints have, however,
managed to work their way
around this difficulty.
-"Sometimes we- have string
players," Vest said. "We started
doing that for this tour, and it
wasn't working out the way we
wanted it, so we're back to a
five-piece live. We try to stay true
with the record, using samples or
whatever, so we at least try to get
all the string parts there."
This means juggling instru-
ments for some, and replicating
instruments for others.
"Sometimes I'll play cello, but
I usually play acoustic or electric
guitar," Vest said. "We usually
have an auxiliary guy who plays
guitar, piano and sings backup,
and we have Marian [Nunez,
the band's keyboardist] in the
back as.a kind of DJ, triggering
samples."
The band mirrors their
oddball instrumentation and
composition with an equally
mischievous approach to word-
play. Magical Popsices, alien
invasions and echo machines


S-~


Christian Pitt/ Photo provided by Starlight Mints
The Starlight Mints will be playing in Gainesville on June 3 at Common Grounds.


populate the Mints' lyrics.
Even "Drowaton" plays on
itself. After all, it spells "not a
word" backward.
"[The album title] was sort of
this experiment to see if people
were going to get it or not," Vest
said. "We haven't ever said that


it was 'not a word' backwards.
I thought it was something kids
smoking pot would realize, and
they'd get a kick out of it. Kids
like that sort of thing."
The Starlight Mints play at
Common Grounds on Saturday
at 10 p.m., with opening acts


Dios (Malos) and The Octopus
Project. Tickets are $10 and can
be purchased ahead of time at
No Future Records or online at
www.cgcoffeehouse.com., For
those who like living on the
edge, tickets can also be pro-
cured at the door.


Products spike revenue


Bi eer gets people through all sorts of
tough times. When you were fired
- from your job, failed your econom-
ics final or just had a slow Wednesday night
-beer was there.
And if you're having trouble breaking up
with your significant other, your dose, per-
sonal friend Budweiser wants to be there for
you, too.
As the corporate sponsor for the movie,
"The Break-up," starring Jennifer
Aniston and Vince Vaughn, Jorda
Budweiser has magnanimously de-
dared June 2 to be "Nationial Break-
up Day."
The selfless brewing magnate
has provided a Web site, www.nat
ionalbreakupday.com, where you
can mutilate pictures of your ex, post
your breakup story or share a video
of your break-up on Google video. A particu-
larly mortifying feature is the e-mail template
you can send to your soon-to-be ex with your
choice of slogans such as, "We need to have a
talk. I'll go first. I'm dumping you. Your turn."
All this was created in hopes that the
freshly-single masses will have nothing better
to do on a Friday night than see the premier
of "The Break-up," unconsciously ogle the
discreetly placed Budweiser bottles and then
go out drinking.
Likewise, before trailers for the remake of
"Miami Vice" hit theaters, DonJohnsonjunkies
were only able to get their sports-jacket-over-T-
shirt fix through previews on the Bacardi Web
site. As a major sponsor for the film, expect to.
see the entire cast sipping on Bacardi mojitos


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while the Bacardi boat floats leisurely by in the
background.
Product placement in movies is nothing
new. "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" started the
ball rolling in 1982, when a certain wrinkly
alien's love of Reese's Pieces sent The Hershey
Co.'s profits through the roof, though the com-
pany claims it did not pay for the placement.
Since then, product plugs have become an
integral part of moviemaking. It takes a great
deal of money to make Tobey
a Fyne Maguire look so lithe and limber
while web-slinging between build-
ings, and so even the amazing
"Spider-Man" series has- to sell
itself to Pepsi.
What is new in the product
placement industry is the technol-
ogy that allows moviemakers to
double their money.
In "Spider-Man 2," a Dr Pepper logo is
dearly visible on a refrigerator in the back-
ground during the scene in which Peter Parker
pleads to keep his job in the pizza shop. In
European versions of the film, Dr Pepper was
replaced with a Mirinda logo, a fruit-flavored
soda PepsiCo Inc. markets outside of the
United States. This type of visual dubbing
is becoming more common as technology
evolves, giving studios leverage to convince
advertisers to pay for overseas additions.
SThe moral of the story is this: Don't be
fooled by the beautiful celebrities. Will Smith
got paid to wear Ray-Ban sunglasses in "Men
in Black" wear your knockoffs with your
head high and ignore the hype Hollywood
tries to sell you.


Comfort can ruin mystery


Sfter being fast friends for more
than a year, Dearest and I can
-- safely say that we are comfort-
able with each other.
Okay, I'll go ahead and be out with
it I'm immature. I'm still waiting to
grow out of that stage in life when bodily
functions are funny and interesting. And
I've never been shy, especially with best
friends. And Dearest is my
best friend. Maghan
What to us is normal and
sometimes downright impres-
sive is straight-up vulgar to
others. Until recently, I had
considered myself lucky to be j
with someone who, like me,
is not bothered by a digestive
system that makes its presence known.
However, the other day I was telling
a few girlfriends about my latest diges-
tion-related experiment in which Dearest
played a small role, and I began to ques-
tion my all-or-nothing approach.
One friend, "Sally," agreed that being
as comfortable with your lover as I am is
refreshing. She even explained that when
a new love interest breaks wind in front
of her the first time, she gets excited.
But then "Sue" chimed in.
"I hate it," she said. "I never do it.
How else do you maintain that air of
mystery? That's the only way to keep the
romance alive in long relationships."


Ohno! Have I sabotaged the mystery
that is so essential to seduction? Have I
killed the romance in what is turning out
to be a real, lasting relationship?
What's more, it got me to thinking.
Are we exchanging the rose-colored
glasses of love for the excruciating de-
tails that accompany any cose friend-
ship? By becoming and acting like the
c friends that we are, are we
MlcDowell neglecting to act like the lov-
ers that we started out as in
the first place?
I know that every couple
is different, and even the
same people act differently in
different relationships, but I
wonder if being more private
can be a good thing.
Can you remain mysterious while
breaking wind?
Then I decided that every relation-
ship has its own version of mystery.
Sharing my bowel misadventures isn't
sharing everything. Even though I know
what he eats and how it affects him, I still
find him perfect warts, farts and all.
What about you? Do you intention-
ally try to hide your flaws or do you let
all the nasty bits hang out? Have you en-
countered another dilemma altogether?
Help me help you by writing to me
at advice@alligator.org. And don't worry
I love the gory details.


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UF area! 352-692-3800
http://rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
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
***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

Live at a Legend!
The Polos-of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 8-
16-24-2







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A For Rent
S unfurnished

SW Lg 1br, 1ba. Walk-in closet, d/w, w/d
hkups, near Shands, Vet School & UF, $395
- $425 edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104
8-16-24-2

ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units!
Great location, price & size!
Just a 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 Pinetreedardens.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 TheLandingsUFcom
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

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

r 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

r*r WALK TO UF *r*
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 *

HOUSES 1.5 mi to UF for Aug. 1st.
630 NW 35th St. 3/2 fam. rm $1200, 611 NW
34th Terr. 3/2 fam rm. $1200, 642 NW 35th
St. 3/2 $1100, 816 NW 37th Dr 3/2 fam& gar.
$1300. Please drive by then call 331-0095.
7-27-43-2

*AVOID NOISY NEIGHBORS*
2BR/2BA LUXURY Flat
FREE Tanning, W/D, Huge 24 hr. gym,
PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly,
All amenities,Free Cable w/HBO and Show,
Filling fast for Fall 377-2777
8-16-24-2






'
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1100/mo
3BR/2BA House $1100/mo
1BR/1BA Duck Pond $495/mo
Ask about Move-In Specials!


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


-1 For Rent
unfurnished


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 bik 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

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

r** 0.8 MILES TO UFr***
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

HOUSE- HUGE 4 x 2
Bike UF, central AC/heat, W/D, DW, icemak-
er, disposal, giant garage, fenced yards, no
dogs. $1490 665-8166 8-24-29-2

HOUSE- LARGE 4 x1
Norman Hall/Sorority Row area, central
AC/heat, wood floors, totally remodeled, DW,
icemaker, W/D, pets maybe. $1490. 665-
8166 8-24-29-2

4BR/2BA house convenient to UF, Shards,
VA, Horse Teaching Unit, shopping and res-
taurants. Large privacy fenced yard. Huge
oaks, quiet area. Pets negotiable. $1350/
mo, Call 262-9131 6-22-12-2

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. Call 954-325-6375 6-8-8-2

O*VERY QUIET 2Br/1 Ba CONDO**
Pool. Steps away from Shands, VA, Dental,
Vet Med, Health Science, etc. & heart of UF
Grad or professional pref $850/mo 262-0444
7-6-13-2

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. NEW APPLIANCES/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 6-8-8-2


)FII or Rent
Sf0 | unfurnished


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


*SPYGLASS 0
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


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

3BR/2BA HOUSE. Cent H/AC. PLUS
attached 1BR apt. $1325/mo. Will rent
separately. 611 NW 34th Dr. Call 372-4903
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 UF!
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 6-1-4-2

STUDIO across from Stadium
$450/mo Newly Remodeled.
Tile floors, full kitchen, bathroom
Screened Porch (No Bedroom)
1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
6-1-2-2

2BR 1BA Apt 1 Blk to UF!
Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas ht
1216 SW 3rd Avenue $550/Mo.
AVAIL 8/15
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 6-
1-4-2

1BR 1BA Apt 1BLKTO UF!
1218 SW 3rd Aver$425/Mo
Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas ht
Inclds Wrt, Swg, pst control. Call
Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 6-1-4-2

3BR 2BA Home Near the LAW
School $930 Mo. Terazzo Floors.
Central H& Air. 640 NW 35th Tr.
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 6-
1-4-2

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, cent A/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 NW 6th St. 375-7104 8-16-22-2

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


l ,For Rent
unfurnished


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

Walk to Shands, vet school, VA, 1BR. $500/
mo; 2BR $650/mo. 1700 SW 16th Ct. Pvt
condo owner in former Summit House Apts.
Pool, CHA,, laundry, quiet, very spacious,
carpet, clean, avail now. 352-376-0080 6-
22-8-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS CONDO
3BR/3BA townhouse. Available Aug 1, 2006.
Convenient to UF and SFCC. Bus routes.
$1050/mo. NS, no pets. W/D included. Call
352-339-3250 7-11-10-2

SPACIOUS 1BR CONDO
New appliances, W/D, ceramic tile floor, 4
blocks to Shands and UF Available May.
$640 + deposit. 371-9520 6-8-4-2

HOUSE FOR RENT!
3BR/2BA fenced yard heated pool, screened
porch, garage, A/C, W/D, etc. Rent $1200/
mo. 1844 NW 42nd Ave. Call Campus Realty
336-3900 6-13-5-2

2/1.5 condo. Very clean. Includes W/D,
screened porch, security system, fireplace.
Has plenty of storage. Near campus and
shops. $700/mo. 352-278-0304 6-13-5-2

HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY
DISCOUNTED APARTMENT!
Great location in luxury community. Beautiful
pool area & gym. DSL, util,.& cable. 1 yr
sublease starts Aug. 305-318-5816
6-13-5-2

Spacious Rooms in Great Locations
You must see this 5BR/3BA
Over 2300 sq ft to enjoy
Just a bike ride from campus
Call Eric for details. 352-682-7424 6-13-
5-2

New 3BR/2BA house. A few blocks from UF
Law School. 125 NW 24th St. See floorplan
at www.bellaproperties.net. $1750/mo. 335-
5424 6-22-8-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE. Double carport, screened
back porch, fenced backyard, close to
shands & uf. $900/mo. Available Aug 1st.
352-373-0542 6-8-4-2

STUDIO across from Stadium.
$450/Mo Newly Remoeled,
Tile Floors, Full Kitchen. Bathroom
Screened Porch. (No. Bedroom)
1806 1/2 NW 2nd Ave.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 6-
1-2-2

4BR/4BA CONDO. $1300/mo or
$325/room. Private baths & balcony.
W/D, micro, close to campus Photos:
www.rentalworkshop.com 870-0904, 318-
4553 7-13-10-2

3/1 "LILLY" HOUSE $1050/mo. wood
floors, W/D hook-ups, enclosed front &
back porch, central AC & close to cam-
pub! Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com
870-0904, 318-4553 7-13-10-2

412 "GARDEN" HOUSE $1300/mo. Super
close to UF walk to school W/D hook-
ups, Porch, New Appliances, central AC,
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904, 318-4553 7-13-10-2

1 & 2BR COTTAGES & APTS. $475,
Central heat/AC, W/D hook-ups, wood
floors/carpet, historical downtown! Cute
& MUST SEE! 352-870-0904 or 352-318-
4553 7-13-10-2


I For Rent
unfurnished


Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas. All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-877-For-Rent (376-7368) 6-1-1-2

EFFICIENCY Across from Stadium
2 Rooms, not bedrooms/Shared Bathroom,
Effec Fridg, no stove $285/mo: Drive By
1830 NW 1st Avenue. Call Merrill
Management Inc 372-1494 6-1-1-2

Farm House on Lake in Waldo
Quiet, peaceful country living. 3BR, fire-
place $850/mo 373-2728. Call after 5pm.
6-15-5-2

2BR HOUSE FOR RENT
1BR avail now. 2 for the fall. Walk to UF!
Gorgeous house, hot tub, behind Swamp
restaurant looking for college age students.
Call 612-790-1096 6-22-7-2


l uSubleases


1,2, or 3BR in 4BR apt. at the Courtyards.
$400/mo. Pool, laundry, close to campus.
Girls only. 813-368-5846. 6-15-16-3

1 or 2 rooms in a 4BR/2BA. NW 28th St.
Beautiful home. Cable internet. 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 @ 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

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
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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/m6
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

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

SUBLEASE with Option to Renew. Studio
APT. 4 blocks north of campus. Available
now-July! First Month Free. $300 transfer
$550/month. 213-2458 may negotiate$.
6-8-4-3

Awesome! Univ Club 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/BA
fully furnished, 3 bus routes, valet trash
service, internet, TV, & utilities, 1 price,
May-Aug. Best offer accepted. Lauren @
772-486-3418 6-8-4-3

Room for rent in Lexington Crossing. Large
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. $450/mo includes
ethernet, cable tv, utils, and W/D. Bus route
to UF, pool, gym, volleyball & tennis courts.
Call 561-628-5695 6-13-5-3

BEST DEAL IN GAINESVILLEI
4BR/3BA luxury apt in central location. Incl
DSL, util, cable, pool, gym, basketball courts
and'more. 1 yr sublease starts in ,ugu"r
Call 305-318-5816 for details.
6-13-5-3

Summer Sublease only $190/mo
1BR in 3BR/3BA, Stoneridge Apts near
Butler Plaza. Close to bus, W/D inside unit.
Very clean and huge. Call 352-871-8168 or
email: leesangmi@yahoo.com 6-1-2-3


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Ul Subleases

THIS IS IT!
Short-term lease Today 8/31
Newly refurb. Mins from campus
DW, W/D, Pool. Big enuf 4 Two!
$575/mo. JULIE 352-256-5725 6-6-2-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE MELROSE APTS
1BR/pvt BA in 4BR/4BA. Internet, cable,
utils, W/D incl. Bus rte #20 (2 min to mall)
$375/mo. June til mid-Aug. Call Karim 352-
999-0708, karimos@ufl.edu. 6-15-5-3

CAMPUS CLUB 1BR fully furnished avail-
ale in 4BR apt. Shared BA: Male preferred.
Now thru Aug 11. $300/mo utils & ethernet
incl, on bus line, pool, gym. Call Michael
352-562-5055. 6-15-5-3

No parking restrictions! 1/-1 at $469/mo starts
Aug. No sec deposit. Pool, laundry, pets,
great management. Quiet area near UF Call
359-0478 6-15-5-3


al Roommates

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, poolI gym, bus stop, near
campus. Non-smoking 407-782-2105 8-
16-24-4

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. Pool,.on bus rte 20&21 Pets welcome. I
have 2 cats. Flex move-in date. $375/mo +
1/2 utils. Melissa 813-453-8326 6-8-18-4

BR/pvt BA cony loc, quiet, park-side NE
Gville home. Seek serious F student, NS,
mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/dntwn. Furn if need
$500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3098.
6-15-18-4

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

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 6-8-8-4

Rare find. M/F, NS, Grad Student/Prof want-
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 6-15-10-4


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

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


li Roommates


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 6-8-8-4

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 furn, every amenity, garage, pool,
close to food & shops. Incl all utils, cable
& WiFi. Pleae 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.
Call 727-729-1561 or celtic87@ufl.edu. 6-
22-11-4

** 27 yr old student looking for-laid-back,
considerate grad student/professional
to share beautiful home. W/D. 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, util, wireless internet,
cable. Call 407-719-1699.6-20-9-4

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

1BR in 2 story furnished house in nice NW
neighborhood close to UF. Washer & dryer
in house. Rent $360/mo. Call Mike 316-3930
6-13-6-4

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

1BR/1BA 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 internet,
W/D. Seeking responsible student. Call 258-
4701 7-25-15-4

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


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Looking for NS F roommate for 1/1 in 2/2 in
Campus Edge. Great location, remodeled,
W/D in unit, fans,, cathedral ceilings, pool,
gym, sec sys. Walk to UF/Shands, on 2 bus
rts. 1/2 rent + 1/2 utils. Call 813-915-0368
6-15-6-4

1 BR w/ BA in 3BR/2BA House
Near 34th St. & 8th Ave. 5 minutes taeam-
pus. $390/mo + util. Has W/D. Please call
(352)870-6019 7-11-10-4

Need a girl roommate 2BR/2.5BA condo at
Casablanca for Fall/Spring term. Great bus
route comes every 5 mins located 1 mi from
UF only $550/mo incl everything call Elina at
786-493-9069 anytime. 6-22-8-4

Roommate needed to share 4BR/2BA home
in NW G'ville. Large yard, pool w/diving
board, well furnished, W/D, utils internet,
cable incl. Call for more info 305-333-5102
6-8-4-4

1 ROOM avail now 4BR/4BA $425/mo
includes everything: W/D, cable, internet,
utilities, Call 727-510-9346. Females only.
7-13-10-4

1BR private BA in NE Gville home. Quiet
neighborhood. 15 min drive to campus. No
dogs. $300/mo + 1/2 util. 1st, last, $200 se-
curity. Home: 375-5377. Cell: 352-871-2472
Work: 373-6066 ask for Sue. 6-22-7-4

2 ROOMS IN NICE DUCKPOND HOUSE
Great space for kind person(s)-bright enjoy-
able house. Nice BR $375 + utils. Very nice
BR w/pvt garden entrance + pvt BA. $475
+ utils. Bike to downtown or UF. 374-7038
6-15-5-4


SReal 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.
S Call Eric Wild 870-9453
8-16-24-5

Great homes close to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
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
Campus Realty Group 8-16-24-5

LOOKING TO BUY A CONDO?
Do your homework; check out:
www.CollegeCondominiums.com.
One stop shop with direct links to sites.
Fast, Free, & Easy. LOOK HERE FIRST.
8-16-24-5







INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Summit House
Condos, newly renovated 1 and 2 BR units
starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900).
Steps away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet.
Med, Health Sci., etc. & heart of UF: $3,000
Closing Cost Credit w/ Preferred Lenders.
Call Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
at 352-372-5375 or at onsite office 352-376-
2410. 8-16-24-5


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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 U 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 8-16-24-51,

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 cornet 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 2BR/1BA.
$104,900. Call Matt Price, Campus Realty
352-281-3551. 8-16-24-5


LOOKING GLASS Condominiums Just
1 block north of the Stadium and Library
West. You'll be out of bed & in class in 5
minutes. Forget the bus. No parking hassles.
Campus, the stadium and great restaurants
are steps away. AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN
GET! Call our sales office at 352-264-3783
or Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-264-3800 8-16-24-5

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/
2.5BA townhomes, 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


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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

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

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

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/2BA newly 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

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.
O* OPEN HOUSE SAT. & SUN 00
David 352-870-7726 6-6-5-5

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. 6-6-4-5

.52 acre, 30 min from Gainesville. 1 hour
from beach, this is 2 quarter acre lots side
by side in Interlachen, FL. Low taxes, good
schools. Build or inobile ok. $26,500. Call
352-337-0967 6-22-8-5


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.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 Susan Ellis 262-4617 owner/agent
6-22-14-5

Request or Search all Gainesville Condos
online at www.ufcondominiums.com or
call Eric with Action Real Estate-352-219-
2879New listing Walk to UF Built 2005**
Free Flat Screen TV with any condo **
8-16-26-5







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SReal Estate 1

Private lot with older mobile home as is, in
four lakes community, 20 mi to Gainesville.
Nice Area, $43,000. Additional lot available.
352-373-2804 6-13-5-5

3/2 for sale by owner. 4016 SW 30th
Terr. 5 min to UF, near shopping. Quiet,
on 4 buslines, fireplace. $174,900. http:
//lnfoTube.net/144484. 352-246-5598 6-
15-5-5

TENNESSEE GRAND OPENING! Swan
Ridge Lake Resort, a private, gated commu-
nity with both lake-view and mountain-view
homesites. Lots starting at $29,900. CALL
TODAY! (931)243-4871 www.swanridgedev
elopment.com. 6-1-1-5

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. 6-1-1-5
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. 6-1-1-5
BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. ESCAPE TO
BEAUTIFUL WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS.
FREE COLOR BROCHURE &
INFORMATION. MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES
W/ SPECTACULAR VIEWS HOMES,
CABINS, CREEKS & INVESTMENT
ACREAGE. Cherbkee Mountain GMAC
Real Estate. cherokeemountainrealty.com
(800)841-5868. 6-1-1-5
Mountain Property! Interested in buying prop-
erty in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC? Call
Active Realty today at (800)979-5556 or visit
our website at www.ActiveRealtyNC.com.
6-1-1-5

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. 6-1-1-5

NORTH GEORGIA New Homes 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. 6-1-1-5

EASTERN TN MOUNTAINS Amazing roll-
ing- vista views. 1 to 5 acre parcels from
the $40's. Grand Opening Event 6/2 6/4.
Planned clubhouse, nature trails. 1 hr from
Chattanooga. 2 hrs from Nashville. Call for
appt. (866)292-5769. 6-1-1-5

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 $40's. Minutes to historic
Eufaula. Call owner (866)882-1107. 6-1-1-5
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. 6-1-1-5
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.
6-1-1-5

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
or www.riverbendlakelure.com. 6-1-1-5
.GEORGIA BLAIRSVILLE IN THE
NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS. Land,
Homes, Commercial & Investment.
"EVERYTHING WE TOUCH TURNS TO
SOLD" Jane Baer Realty, (706)745-2261,
(800)820-7829 www.janebaerrealty.com,
janebaer@alltel.net. 6-1-1-5

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. 6-1-1-5


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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. 6-1-1-5

BENT TREE Golf and Tennis, Gated
Community in the North Georgia Mountains
with Clubhouse, Pools, Lake, Stables. Homes
and Lots available. Craft, Inc. (800)822-1966
www.craftrealestate.com. 6-1-1-5

N.C. Mountain Sale No Payments 1st Year*
Western NC Mountains near Brevard/
Cashiers Area. 2- 11 ac Homesites.
Waterfalls, Streams, Great Views. Limited
Time Offer. McKeough Land Company
(866)930-5263. *restrictions apply 6-1-1-5

AUCTION Spectacular Home with Mountain
Vistas Cashiers, NC 6 bedrooms, 6-1/2
baths, 3 separate levels with distinct living
areas. Auction June 16 at 5PM. 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.
6-1-1-5

PALM HARBOR HOMES Factory Model
Center LARGEST in America! Modular and
Manufactured LIQUIDATION SALE! Call
for FREE Color Brochures! (800)622-2832.
6-1-1-5

********OPEN HOUSE @@@@****
Sat, Sun 9-5. 4016 SW 30th Terr. For sale
by owner. 3/2 Great location-5 min to UF or
shopping! www.lnfoTube.net/144484. 352-
246-5598 6-1-1-5


* Furnishings


BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillowy-
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 missior-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


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 ,


1U 1 Furnishings


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 $75for 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-
"anty. 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! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600

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

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

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 0 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


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

POOL TABLE
Comes with 6 cue sticks, set of balls, trian-
gles, rack, cover. Only one year old. Perfect
for college. Call 352-246-1348 6-13-4-6

ALL APT FURNITURE FOR SALE!
Black bedroom set & couches. Black & glass
dining set & coffee table. Black shelves &
computer desk. Colorful rug. Call 359-3579
6-15-5-6

WASHER/DRYER
Used. Good condition. $150/set. 352-246-
3615 leave mssg. 6-6-2-6

Full size bed $50, dining table & 4 chairs
$75, large nice dorm fridge $50, gas lawn
mower $55, portable sewing machine nice
$45, 45rpm record collection $90. 335-5326
6-6-2-6


I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


j Ell Computers


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


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


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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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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

For Sale: Complete Computer Runs
Windows XP Pro. Monitor, DVD, CD Burner.
$300 firm. Call to see. Mike (352)246-5737
6-13-5-7


Electronics


Save $$ with coupons from the Alligator.


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


MH For 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

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

City of Miami Surplus Property 24/7 Online
Auctions. Vehicles, Equipment, City Surplus
and more. www.miamisurplus.org or
www.LoneStarOnline.com. 6-1-1-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 6-1-1-10

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! 6-1-1-10

LOG HOME DEALERS WANTED Great
Earning Potential, Excellent Profits, Protected
Territory, Lifetime Warranty. American Made -
Honest Value. Call Daniel Boone Log Homes
(888)443-4140. 66-1-1-10

Associates Wanted $100-$1000 Per Day
Returning Phone Calls. No Selling Not
ILM. Call Toll Free (877)881-7395 recorded
info. 6-1-1-10

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.com. 6-1-
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. 6-1-1-10


| Motorcycles. Mopeds) *j


** 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 more!!
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 NW 67 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 state of the
art facility is now open! We will repair any
brand of scooter and we have some of the
cheapest labor rates around! Pick up/dropoff
available. 6921 NW 22nd St. 376-6275
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

SCOOTER 50cc 2003
2 cycle, oil-injected, 1400 miles. Dependable,
economical transportation. $495. 641-6045
6-1-1-11


Autos


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

CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clear BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
S3432 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

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 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 0 LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

vww.39thaveimports.com
8-16-24-12

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

1987 VW VANAGON
Silver, needs minor work. Must sell. $900/
OBO. Runs. Call 352-562-2811 or email:
conradschuman@gmail.com 6-6-2-12

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


Wanted


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
6-8-76-13

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area 6-8-76-13

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

Blind lady living in the Tower Road area,
needs responsible volunteer walking com-
panion to walk with her late evenings when it
is cool. Would prefer females. Call 352-219-
6948 6-8-4-13

WANTED: SEC rings, jerseys, watches.
CA$H paid!! 904-415-3294 or email:
jcol105457@aol.com. 6-13-5-13


S Help Wanted


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

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 1st time! $250. Call
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/
employmernf 8-16-24-14

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


Sl M 1 Help Wanted


) M 11 Help Wanted


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

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Neasi srywree yso want af iMb
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
Earn up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
2442 8-16-24-14

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
8-31-65-14
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

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: tdb@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

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

CASH!!
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

SUMMER WORK
Great Pay. Immediate FT/PT openings,
customer sales/service. No exp necessary,
conditions apply. 372-6697 6-22-15-14


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





PARADIGM
Vear eerys-ca you want W be
Need a Summer Job???
Maintenance Tech's, FT & PT
Exp. apartment maintenance pref.
Groundskeepers/ 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

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

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 $ *eBay experience preferred
*Transportation required *Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 8-16-49-14

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
tojobs@usbmis.com 6-1-6-14

SALES CLERK
$6.50/hr. part time. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 7-8-8-14

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

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

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

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







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Mil Help Wanted


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 .

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

Middle-Aged Participants Neededll

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


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

$$ NANNY JOBS $$
Start now for FALL
Plan ahead: NOAH'S ARK NANNY
376-5008 6-1-4-14

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


S12 Help Wanted


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

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 pis.
6-6-5-14


TELEMARKETING
Part time. 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 P/T
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 Silent 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
multi-doctor hosp. Must be available in Fall.
Apply in person 229 NW 75th St. or fax 352-
332-9468 6-8-5-14

MAINTENANCE
PT, Basic maintenance and grounds. FT,
Knowledge preferred. Apply in person: Tivoli
Apts. 2841 SW 13th St. DFWP. 6-1-2-14

COMFORT INN WEST now hiring PT/FT.
Front desk clerks. Please apply in person.
3440 SW 40th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 6-13-
5-14

NCF YMCA Summer Employment: We are
currently seeking dedicated, energetic,
people oriented individuals to fill the follow-
ing positions:
* Summer Camp Counselors
* Certified Life Guard
* Swim Instructors
* Wellness Attendants
* Maintenance Staff
* Childwatch Attendants
* Front Desk Agents
Apply in person to 5201 NW 34th St, Gville,
FL. Attn: HR Dept. EOE/DFWP 6-13-5-14

APPLY TODAY, START TOMORROW!
Several positions available: Leasing
Consultant, Grounds, PT & Temp @ $7.00/hr.
Call Royal Village Apartments 352-338-0202
6-13-5-14


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CENTER


Join one of the
Leading Fitness Teams in the Nation!

We are now hiring
for the following positions:

Floor Instructor
Housekeeping
Kids Club Attendant
Receptionist

Compatible with your school schedule!

Apply at the
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
4820 Newberry Road
6-6-2-14


NANNY NEEDED
Non-smoker, summer or long-term, flexible
hours, top dollar paid. Robert 352-359-3100.
6-15-5-14


FLYER DISTRIBUTOR NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for energetic
enthusiastic people, flexible schedule, .Call
David @ 379-3663. 6-22-7-14


INVESTOR SEEKS APPRENTICE
8-16k/per mo.
Call now 1-866-807-6117 8-16-23-15.


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. 6-1-1-14

INTERESTED IN A POSTAL JOB Earning
$57K/yr Avg Minimum Pay? Our services
can help you prepare for the Postal Battery
Exam, Find Out How! Call Today For More
Information... (800)584-1775 Ref Code
#P5799. 6-1-1-14

All the miles you can legally handle!!! Come
drive for All American Xpress! Late Model
Equipment, No Touch Freight, No East
Coast. 2yrs verifiable experience. Good driv-
ing record. (800)282-1911 x115. 6-1-1-14

$5,500 Weekly Goal Potential If someone did
it, so can you! 2-3 confirmed appointments
daily! Benefits Available... Call Catherine
McFarland (888)563-3188. 6-1-1-14


ml Services

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


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Help wanted for the serious hard-working
and trustworthy. General labor, yard work
& heavy lifting $6.50/hr. Carpentry, electric,
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Gators tied for seventh in NCAAs


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* FOUR GATORS WERE NAMED TO
THE PING REGIONAL TEAM.

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer

The UF men's golf team is tied for
seventh place after the first round of the
NCAA Championship Tournament in
Sunriver, Ore.
The Gators are seeded fourth in the
30-team tournament behind first-seeded
Oklahoma State, second-seeded Arizona,
who is tied for 23rd place, and third-seed-
ed Georgia, who is in 21st place.
"There were some surprising scores
today," UF coach Buddy Alexander said.
"Arizona's seeding was based on their re-
sults at the regional tournament and that
was on their home course, so that one
didn't surprise me as much as Georgia
and Georgia Tech (30th place).
"We're in a good spot right now. It's a
long tournament. It's four days instead of
three, so we're in a good spot."
Before they took to the course, fresh-
man Billy Horschel and seniors Matt
Every, James Vargas and Brett Stegmaier
were named to the PING All-Southeast
Region Team.
Horschel, who was the individual
medalist in his last outing at the West
Regional Tournament, led the Gators in
the first round. He birdied three holes on
the front nine and two more on the back
nine en route to finishing 3 under par
with a 69.
"Billy played fine," Alexander said.
"He's played consistent all season, and
he broke through with a win at regionals.
He's playing with a lot of confidence right
now, so that's good for us."
After shooting three birdies and two
bogeys on the first nine, Every shot a
flawless back nine to post a 1-under-par
71.

SEE GOLF, PAGE 20


Frisbee team


wins 1st title

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer

The UF men's ultimate Frisbee team won
its first national championship at the 2006
Ultimate Players Association College Ultimate
Championships on Sunday against Wisconsin
by a score of 15-12.
The team earned its bid to the champion-
ships after winning all 11 games of its sectional
and regional tournaments. It was victorious in
all six games it competed in at the champion-
ship tournament.
S "By the numbers, this
was the most impres-
sive season of any college
Club Sports Frisbee team ever," co-cap-
tain Cyle Van Auken said.
"But more importantly, this was the best team
that could have been created. Top to bottom,
everybody was committed to the ideals and
goals of the season."
In addition to winning the championship,
second-year graduate student Tim Gehert won
the Callahan Award, which is given to the most
valuable player in college ultimate as voted by
his peers.
"It's a dream come true," Gehert said. "I
always thought that I'd have a shot at winning
it, but never did I actually, really believe I could
win it. It's an honor."
Ultimate Frisbee resembles football because
it's played on a 70-yard field with 25-yard end 1
zones, and a point is scored for every catch
made in the end zone. However, play is con-
tinuous like soccer, so the same competitors
play both offense and defense.-
The members of the team assert that ulti-
mate Frisbee requires the most athleticism of
SEE FRISBEE, PAGE 20


Sp ALLSE- All-S s te nt

Gators plan to recapture SEC All-Sports title next year


By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
agonzalez@alligator.org

The UF Athletic Association doesn't plan
on letting Georgia or any other school in the
Southeastern Conference take the SEC All-
Sports trophy from it again next year.
UF athletics director Jeremy Foley said
although the Icss is disappointing, it's moti-
vating those associated with the school.
"It does get the juices flowing a little bit,"
Foley said about losing the trophy. "We're


NBA Playoffs
Miami .78
Detroit 91
MLB
San Francisco 6
Florida 1


going to try like heck to get it back next year.
Nobody is going to work harder than us."
The Gators aren't necessarily going to do
anything different, he said, because the for-
mula UF has used for the past 15 years has
produced numerous championships.
UF has claimed 168 SEC titles in its his-
tory, with Georgia as the next closest pro-
gram with 116. To date, UF has won 25 team
national championships and 185 individual
national championships.
The Gators had won 14 straight SEC
All-Sports titles prior to this year, when


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men's and women's track
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NCAA Championships, go to
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"We're going to try like heck to get
it.back next year. Nobody is going
to work harder than us."
Jeremy Foley
UF athletics director

the Bulldogs dethroned them. The award is
given to the best overall athletics program in
the league each year.
Although one streak is over, UF may still


"I never thought I'd be playing at this
age, but now I can't imagine being
done."
Chris Chelios
Redwings defenseman on signing for an-
, other year as the NHLs oldest player.


keep another one going.
The Gators have finished in the top 10 in
national all-sports rankings every year since
1983-84. UCLA is the only other program to
match the feat.
The Gators have been able to accomplish
this while fielding fewer sports than almost
all other major athletics programs.
While men's soccer, men's gymnastics,
lacrosse and hockey are some sports that
most other national top-10 athletic programs
SEE SEC, PAGE 20


~Basketball: Phoenix vs. Dallas
TNT, 8:30 p.m.
SHockey : Buffalo vs. Carolina
OLN, 7:30 p.m.







20,ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006


UF trails Wake Forest

GOLF, from page 19

pafwith a 69.
"Billy played fine," Alexander said. "He's played con-
sistent all season, and he broke through with
a win at regionals. He's playing with a lot of
IMen's confidence right now, so that's good for us."
Men's After shooting three birdies and two bo-
f geys on the first nine, Every shot a flawless
back nine to post a 1-under-par 71.
k Despite remaining at even-par for most of
the round, Vargas sank one of his four birdies on the last hole
to also card a 71.
Freshman Toby Ragland sank two birdies on the front nine
but bogeyed four holes on the back nine to card a 2-over-par
74.
Stegmaier made par on his first 10 holes before he triple-
bogeyed the 11th hole. He battled back by sinking three bird-


Club has chance to build rare Frisbee dynasty


FRISBEE, from page 19

any sport.
"If ultimate were popular
enough to get on ESPN," co-captain
Bill MacQueen said, "there would
be a top-10 play every week involv-
ing ultimate Frisbee because of the
diving plays that happen."
During the regular season, the
team practiced for two hours every
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. On
Wednesday and Saturdays, they
did distance runs and ran up and
down the steps of Ben Hill Griffin


Stadium.
Most of the team will be return-
ing next season since MacQueen
and Gehert are
the only play-
ers who will no
longer be eligible
to play. A player
is allowed five
years of eligibil-
ity to compete on
Auken the college level.
"There's a
possibility of our team winning
again next year and then prob-
ably more likely in two years,"


MacQueen said. "Only one team
ever has won more than two open-
division championships and that's
Santa Barbara, so we're in a position
to have a dynasty here."
MacQueen said the team drew
inspiration from UF's NCAA
Championship men's basketball
team.
"Obviously, a lot of the student
body won't consider this achieve-
ment-in a similar light," he said.
"That's completely fair, but to us,
this is the most important thing that
many of us have accomplished, and
it's a big deal."


Financial issues, Title IX prevent


UF from fielding as many sports as other universities


SEC, from page 19

have, UF does not, mostly because of finan-
cial issues and Title IX, a federal law that
requires the total amount of athletic aid to


be substantially proportionate to the ratio
of female and male athletes.
After the completion of the winter sports
season, the Gators were in eighth place in
national all-sports rankings. The spring
season is still being completed, and the


NCAA will announce the final standings
in June.
In 2004-05, the Gators finished sixth in na-
tional all-sports rankings, with 11 different UF
teams finishing in the top 10 of their respective
sport. Georgia finished seventh last year.


On his prediction for next year's SEC
All-Sports Trophy winner, Foley said, "I
don't make predictions; come and talk to
me next year. All I can say is everything
that needs to be done will be."


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