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VOLUME 99 ISSUE 165
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006
By ALEX TIEGEN
When the dock struck 1
Wednesday afternoon, UF stu-
dents and faculty were ready.
They were lined up in front
of Library West's revolving
doors, eager to push through
and enter the building for the
first time since it closed nearly
three years ago.
"It's like the opening of
a Macy's, only there are no
shoes," yelled a woman as the
line rushed through the door.
Escalators brought guests up
to the building's second floor
while library staff members
yelled welcomes from above.
Some guests walked directly
to the library circulation desk
for maps of the vast new build-
ing. Others decided to take a
guided tour of the library or
risked exploring its depths on
A few patrons picked books
and DVDs from the stacks and
made themselves comfortable
Andrea Morales / Alligator Statf
Chantell Justice, Thaniel Smith and UF librarian Merrie Davidson, left to right, enjoy the bean-
bags on the third floor of the new Library West Wednesday afternoon.
among the building's new fur-
Thaniel Smith, a pre-medical
student who had never been in-
side the library before it under-
went renovations, particularly
liked plopping down on one of
the new beanbag chairs.
"I'm going to be here at least
every day, maybe except dur-
ing the weekends," Smith said
with a laugh.
Smith brought her camera
and spent much of the time
-snapping shots of her friends
enjoying the opening.
Lauren Thomas, a fourth-
year English student, said she
thought the modernized library
could 'give the university a
better image. Chuckling, she
said that she would come into
SEE REACTION, PAGE 11
To move to front of library line, pair sets up camp
* TWO UF STUDENTS VOWED TO BE
FIRST THROUGH LIBRARY DOOR.
By GABRIELA GONZALEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer
Eric Schackne and Filup Molina refused
to settle for second and third.
The UF seniors said they wanted to
stand out at the "metropolis-like" univer-
sity, so they decided they would be first
to enter UF's newly renovated Library
West when it reopened to the public
To achieve their goal, Schackne and
"Not many people can say they
were the first to do anything."
Molina camped out in front of the library
the night before its opening so they could
be the first ones inside the next day.
Under a self-assembled gazebo, they
sat on.two foldout chairs with three gal-
lons of Crystal Light Peach Tea and a bag
containing Kix cereal, two bananas and
Skippy peanut butter.
"Not many people can say they were
the first to do anything. Even doing the
smallest thing is a big deal," Molina said.
At 12:03 a.m. Wednesday morning, the
journey to make the history books began.
Schackne and Molina set up shop in
front of the library's main entrance. Two
battery-powered fans kept them cool, and
an electronic game of Guesstures pro-
vided entertainment during their quest to
But the adventure was not only about
being the first, Schackne said. This was
"If you are passionate about something
SEE CAMPOUT, PAGE 11
said it was going
to be easy, no one
players slacking off
during his second
Steve Spurrier still
has his hands full.
See story pg. 32.
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* Mike Sipe of
High Springs is
on a mission to
Sfeed the world's
hungry with the
he tilapia raises
in his Alachua
See story, pg. 4.
Police say a
ran over his preg-
and the mother of
his three children
after a Tuesday
See story, pg. 8.
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By JAMES RIGNEY
Alligator Contributing Writer
There is no love lost between
Miami Cubans and Fidel Castro.
1 would love to see Castro dead,
and Raul too," said Anthony Borge,
president of the Cuban American
Student Association at Florida
Cubans and Cuban exiles in
Florida faced that possibility when
the 79-year-old Castro ceded power
to his brother Raul after being hospi-
But some experts say a possible
change in leadership may not mean
an immediate end to the Communist
nation's current regime.
-a UF Latin
the question is
brother can hold
.. onto power.
Castro Some say the
Castro is less charismatic than his
older brother and lacks Fidel's lead-
McCoy said Fidel's death opens
up the possibility of change, but he
thinks the government can at least
survive in the short term.
The succession plan first in-
volves Raul Castro and then a circle
of much younger successors, who
would run the country through
some type of collective leadership,
He said there is little chance
Raul or his successors would usher
in a new era of leadership, and he
doesn't expect any type of competi-
tive elections in the near future but
said there may perhaps be a shift
toward a market-style communism
like in China and Vietnam.
he said. "There is not a democrat
In Miami, multiple news reports
SEE CUBA, PAGE 12
2, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
Middle East violence will be
topic of second UF forum
UF will sponsor a second forum
on the Middle East crisis tonight.
"What in the World is Going
On, Part 2: Understanding the
Current Middle East Crisis" will
follow up on a forum held last
month for students to discuss the
ongoing violence between Israeli
forces and Hezbollah guerillas in
Patricia Woods, a UF assistant
professor of political science, will
talk about the people, politics and
history of the conflict, according to
a UF press release. The forum be-
gins at 6:30 p.m. It would be held
in Little Hall, Room 109.
Boy OK after dolphin nips
arm at Orlando attraction
ORLANDO A 6-year-old
Georgia boy suffered a bruised
arm but no serious injuries after
being bitten by a young dolphin
at SeaWorld's petting attraction in
Orlando on Sunday.
The dolphin's teeth did not
break Brandon Jackson's skin in
the incident, his mother, Brenda
Harris, of Valdosta, Ga., told the
Orlando Sentinel on Tuesday.
Harris smacked the animal's
snout until it let go.
SeaWorld spokeswoman Becca
Bides said the dolphin would be
watched and might be retrained in
a "behavioral-modification" pro-
gram, normal for what she called a
"rare" and minor incident.
The family was given a private
dolphin viewing and was offered
four tickets for a return visit.
"He's got a bruised arm. He's
going to be fine," Harris said.
"He doesn't want to see dolphins
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 3
Senate plans surveys, shelves meeting guidelines
By JESSICA DaSILVA
Student senators reacted with mixed
emotions to a pair of bills regarding student
outreach and representation at their Tuesday
One bill revised the description of the
Information & Communication Committee's
duties, requiring that the committee be re-
sponsible for the drafting and distributing of
one survey per Fall and Spring semester.
But Sen. Lauren Asher said any student
could request that an additional survey be
sent out during any time of the year, as long as
Student Government approves it.
The bill requires that every senator hand
out 10 surveys to students and submit the stu-
dents' answers at the next Senate meeting.
Asher, the committee chairwoman and one
of the bill's authors, said the surveys could be
tailored for students based on their major or
living area. These groups will encompass not
only UF's colleges and residence halls, but off-
campus housing districts as well, she added.
Asher said the goal of the surveys is to bet-
ter address the concerns of the student body
and ensure that students are using SG-pro-
vided programs such as Gator Nights.
"We're keeping up with the concerns of
the student body," Asher said. "We're holding
ourselves accountable and (this bill) puts that
structure in place."
At its last meeting of the Summer semester,
the Senate passed the bill unanimously, but
another measure designed to assist students
living off campus met with heated debate.
The bill would add to the list of the sena-
tors' duties by requiring every district senator
to attend a minimum of two neighborhood
or complex meetings and two city or county
commission meetings per
term. In order to receive
attendance credit, senators
would have to provide a
signed form from the high-
est-ranking official present
at the meeting.
Sen. Lindsey Johns, one
of the bill's sponsors, said
Asher the most beneficial aspect
of her bill is the potential for increased student
representation in local and community issues.
"It's hard to represent (the off-campus stu-
dents) if you don't know their issues," Johns
said. "We're the eyes and ears out there for
them in those meetings."
The requirements, however, will not take
effect until after the Fall elections. Johns said
the main reason for this is so SG hopefuls
will be sure that they are able to meet those
requirements ensuring students' represen-
tation in community and city issues.
"Being an on-campus senator, it's easy
to represent the 7,500 students on campus,"
Johns said. "But we have to worry about the
other 41,500 in the districts who aren't repre-
sented as much."
The Senate did not vote down the bill, but
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Counties join forces to fight growing traffic problem
* CITY MARKED $5 MILLION
FOR TRAFFIC EFFORTS.
By OCTAVIAN CANTILLI
Alligator Contributing Writer
A new system is in the works
to synchronize Gainesville's traf-
fic lights, but Alachua County will
need a little help from its neighbors
in order to turn the plan into a real-
County officials are hoping the
traffic management system, which
is expected to cost $18.2 million,
can be partially funded with money
from the Florida Department of
City officials expect the plan to
save Gainesville drivers $28.5 mil-
lion in gas costs over the next 15
But FDOT will only provide the
cash if Alachua County can coordi-
nate a partnership with neighboring
The transportation planning
organizations of Gainesville and
Ocala, which is located in Marion
County, held a meeting July 25 to
discuss a regional partnership be-
tween the two counties.
The partnership will allow both
counties to qualify for FDOT fund-
ing for various transportation plans.
FDOT has indicated to
Gainesville that the city's traffic
project would qualify for funding if
Alachua County formed a regional
"It has evolved from (Mari-
on County) just being nice
to help us, but now we
think we'll be more equal
director of Gainesville's Metro-
politan Transportation Planning
transportation plan with another
In order for Alachua and Marion
counties to solidify an agreement
and receive FDOT funding, the
counties must list their planned
projects in order of significance.
Marlie Sanderson, director
of Gainesville's Metropolitan
Organization, said Marion County
is very supportive of the proposed
Next, Gainesville must create a
regional transportation plan that
identifies its traffic signal project as
the most significant priority.
"It has evolved from (Marion
County) just being nice to help us,
but now we think we'll be more
equal partners," Sanderson said.
The Gainesville City Commission
has allocated $5 million for the
project, UF agreed to provide $3.79
million, and the Alachua County
Commission has proposed setting
aside $2 million in an upcoming
bond. Gainesville officials said hope
the remainder of the money will
come from the state.
Sanderson said he hopes Alachua
and Marion counties would be able
to send a grant application to the
FDOT by January
Philip Mann, supervising en-
gineer for the Gainesville Public
Works Department, said the project
would also include cameras at every
"We don't'want to put in an $18
million system but not give it any
eyes," Mann said.
Officials hope to install cameras
so they can fine-tune the timing of
each signal to match traffic flow as it
changes throughout the day.
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4, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
On a fin and a prayer
Local fish raised for globe ..-
By CARMEN ROTONDO
Alligator Contributing Writer
HIGH SPRINGS A genius
roams the grassy lands off of Old
Lake City Road. He tends to the
needs of what started as an honor-
able intention over 30 years ago. The
white-haired, gentle genius squints
his eyes, shielding them from the
bright and very warm morning sun
and offers a hand.
"Mike Sipe, owner of Tilapia
Aquaculture,"he says. "Welcome to
The hatchery, a massive green-
house-type structure that houses
more than 30,000 tilapias, stands
tall in the near distance. The roof
is covered with thick construction-
plastic to keep the hungry birds out.
Tilapias swim and circle the perim-
eters of the concrete tanks, waiting
for the next free food handout.
"C'mon in," Sipe says. "Let me
show you how I feed my fish."
Awhite, gallon-size bucket full of
brown pellets sits on the edge of the
Sipe picks it up and slowly walks
from tank to tank, scattering the
-feed. The tilapias swarm and feed
like a vulture tears into a carcass
- hungry and fighting the others
for more than their fair share.
Sipe's quest is to feed the world.
Tilapia is the main entree.
Sipe is a UF graduate with a
bachelor's degree in agricultural ex-
tension and education, a degree that
even he has difficulty in explaining,
and a master's degree in biological
"I had so many credit hours by
the time I graduated that many of
my professors joked that I was be-
coming a professional student," Sipe
says. "My degree in agricultural ex-
tension and education is simply a
title that was made up for me by Dr.
G., my major professor who simply
wanted to see me finally graduate."
With such a wide range of college
courses and numerous credithour
curriculums, Sipe is educated in ge-
netics and reproduction. He learned
that certain aquatic species, tilapias
in particular, feed prominently on
flies and larvae, which causes them
to reproduce rapidly. It was with this
concept that Sipe realized he had the
opportunity to help feed the world.
Sipe embraced this opportunity
and dug a pond. After a donation
of a few tilapias from a fish farmer
in Arizona, the pond now houses
aquatic life and marks the beginning
of the importance Sipe places on hu-
As a husband and father of four,
Sipe understands that it costs money
to feed a family never mind the
monumental costs to feed a poor
community or a poverty-stricken
country However, the ability to
provide food to people who are un-
fortunate is not as far out of reach as
some might think.
"Because I use proper natural-
istic resources, a little bit of science
and whole lot of heart, people will
have nourishment tonight because
of my efforts," Sipe says. "It is a
good feeling that allows me to sleep
peacefully at night."
Sipe definitely needs to sleep at
night. He has to be well-rested for a
day in the hatchery.
Sipe has been able to produce
one female to every 1,000 male tila-
pias using the knowledge of genet-
ics. This ratio of male to female is
beneficial because the male tilapias
grow more rapidly and thus can be
shipped and catered more quickly.
Like all scientific concepts, however,
a step in the equation can be miscal-
culated, or nature can occasionally
present the unexpected an unbal-
anced ratio of male to female fish.
When this occurs, Sipe has to sex
the fish, which simply means that
he pours iodine on the genitalia to
determine the sex of a tilapia.
"There is a right time for every-
thing," said Mike. "I can't have too
many fish in one tank and I can't
mix both sexes together until I am
ready for them to breed.
There has tobe somebal- "I don
ance and some strategy nor do I
behind my fish farming
or else my production
rate drops, creating a
fluctuation in the equi-
librium of my system."
Sipe's system allows him to pro-
duce healthy tilapias quickly so he
can ship across the globe.
Sipe's commitment to feed the
hungry and his kind heart set
him and his Alachua County farm
above that of any other fish farms
Two of Mike's four daughters
were once a part of the less-than-
fortunate population he is so com-
mitted to feeding.
In 1976, Mike, accompanied by
his wife Jan, traveled to Brazil in
search of the'tilapia homorum. This
journey proved rewarding.
Mike was able to partner with
Lynn Loveshin, who got the
Octavian Cantilli / Alligator
Mike Sipe sifts for tilapia in one of the hatcheries in the his backyard in High Springs on Wednesday
evening. He ships the fish across the globe, often to orphanages.
Brazilian wassie fish to sell Sipe the Sip
hornorum species at $5 a fish. This re
investment is responsible for the un
present successful male to female ag
ratio in Mike's hatchery. oft
The tilapia hornorum was not the
only life form that the Sipes brought Si1
home from Brazil. wl
It was when Sipe was off re- th(
searching the tilapia hornorum and ce.
dosing the purchase deal that his w(
I't want national recognition,
I feel that the world owes me anything.'
Tilapia Aquaculture owner
wife fell in love with a baby girl she
held in a Brazilian orphanage. thi
Sipe too fell in love with the girl 5,0
just hours later. Christina Macrae til;
became the daughter of the gentle in!
genius and his wife. A
Back at the hatchery, Sipe adds in,
oxygen from a tank just before tap- stc
ing the lids of a box that says "Live mi
Fish." The box is headed to Mexico.
Its final destination is an orphanage. w<
"I remember looking down at
Christy's little brown eyes the first it
time I held her," Sipe says. "They be
were so sad. She was so hungry. It ba
was at that moment when I made a go
silent vow to share my wealth, my ar
food with the rest of the world." w]
Tilapia Aquaculture is a business, lo1
but it operates as a charity as well. pc
pe has catered his male breeds to
staurants, other tilapia fish farms,
iversities for research, orphan-
es, exotic fish owners and, quite
en, to his very own dinner table.
"Of course I eat what I farm,"
e says. "My male breeds are
wholesome and delicious. Eating
em gives me insight into the suc-
ss of my work. If they are bred
ell, they will taste well. Its that
Sipe's record of kindness
S never seems to end.
In 1981, Sipe took Jan
and Christy on a trip back
to Brazil. The main purpose
of the trip was to teach
e Brazilians how to produce the
)00-to-1 ratio in order to generate
apia as a food source. His teach-
gs led him to his fourth daughter,
Irianne Lynn, whomhe found lay-
g in a "crech" (which is a Brazilian
ite orphanage), abandoned by her
There was no way that Sipe
would return home without her.
"I remember the day as though
was yesterday," Sipe says. "A
autiful, dark-haired, Brazilian
by girl peered out at me with
lden-brown eyes. I held her in my
ms and immediately felt an over-
helming feeling of unconditional
ve. The tilapia that I breed feeds
or, abandoned children such as
my daughters. I was able to be a
father to two of the millions that are
out there. Since I can't save them all,
I choose to use science to at least pro-
vide them with proper nutrition. It is
the very least that I can do."
Sipe raises his daughters and his
tilapia with the utmost care.
"I don't want national recogni-
tion, nor do I feel that the world
owes me anything," Sipe says. "My
two Brazilian daughters bring me so
much pride, immeasurable amounts
of it. I strive to feed the world by
means of fish farming. The world
nourishes me with love the love
that only a father can feel for his
daughters. I am most content."
It is in Sipe's work that his great-
est accomplishments are made.
"It was never about if.I wanted
to do it," Sipe says. "It's about strat-
egy: How can I produce multiple
amounts of a tasty, nutritious fish
that can be shipped worldwide and
be eatenby anyone for survival or
for taste itself? I researched it. Aman
of my intellectual caliber should not
waste it on amateur experimenting.
I should use my intelligence and
understanding of science to feed
and educate the less fortunate on the
process of defining and widening
the food chain."
Sipe's quest is admirable. He
strives to feed the world, one tilapia
at a time.
UF picks Gator as leader of biotechnology center
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF has appointed a new.director to oversee
its Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology
Research, and university officials say they
couldn't have picked a better man for the job.
Robert Ferl has spent years at UF and said
he is looking forward to taking charge in his
"The main thing will be working with
the people at the center adjusting to the new
building and incorporating the Cancer (and)
Genetics Research Building," Ferl said.
Ferl began his UF career in 1980 as an assis-
tant botanist and has held numerous positions
at the university since taking the job, from
serving as a department chairman to taking
charge of ICBR's DNA sequencing Laboratory
UF officials said his experience with the
university made him a great candidate for
his new position, as well as an enthusiastic
one. The position will allow him to work with
people he's already acquainted with.
"I was very pleased- when I found out
about being appointed to the position," Ferl
said. "I've known these people for decades,
and to have a chance to work with them is a
very positive thing."
Months of delib-
UFAdninistration the choices down,
as notable research-
ers from across the
world were considered for the job.
When all was said and done, officials said
Ferl's record with the university made him the
candidate most worthy of the position.
"He's known for his own outstanding
dedication to research, but he's equally well-
admired for his ability to work with others
and coordinate efforts," said Win Phillips,
UF's senior vice president for research, in a
Other officials said Ferl's work ethic made
him a perfect choice for the job.
"He knows what makes research work and
what you have to do to get results. That's what
the center needs to keep growing," said Curt
Hannah, one of ICBR's co-founders, in the
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 5
Scientists uncover secret of lethal genetic illness
* SUFFERERS HOPE STUDY RESULTS
LEAD TO BETTERTREATMENTS.
By JESSICA MAKRIS
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF researchers have robbed cystic fibrosis-
related diabetes of some of its mystery.
A recent study suggests that cystic fibrosis-
related diabetes is caused by differences in
beta-cell function, not solelyby the destruction
of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
as previously thought.
Cystic fibrosis is the nation's most common
lethal hereditary disorder, affecting 30,000
Americans. Sixteen percent of people with
cystic fibrosis also have diabetes.
UF researchers gave mice with cystic fibro-
sis a low dose of a drug that impaired their
ability to produce insulin, in order to examine
the effects of diabetes on cystic fibrosis.
"We gave a low dose of a drug that injures
insulin-producing cells to mice without CF
and, at the levels we gave it, it didn't affect
blood sugars," said Dr. Michael Stalvey, a UF
assistant professor of pediatrics who led the
study. "The mice with CF were given the same
dose, and it caused a condition very much re-
sembling cystic fibrosis-related diabetes."
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease caused
by an altered gene. It results in the faulty
transport of salt into organs, such as the
lungs and the pancreas, which leads to thick,
sticky mucus that blocks the ducts in these
organs and disrupts their normal function. In
diabetic cystic fibrosis patients, the body still
produces small amounts of insulin at times,
but it doesn't produce enough to keep blood
sugar levels from skyrocketing with meals,
according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Many people with cystic fibrosis have a cy-
de of lung infection and inflammation, which
slowly damages the lungs and their ability to
provide oxygen to the body. Diabetes in cystic
fibrosis patients occurs as the patient ages. By
30 years old, a cystic fibrosis patient has a 50
percent chance of developing diabetes.
"Age is the predominant issue with the
development of CF-related diabetes. The odds
of having diabetes become greater and greater
each year older the patient gets," Stalvey said.-
The recommended age to begin screening
for diabetes in cystic fibrosis patients is 14.
Diabetes in cystic fibrosis patients com-
monly causes deterioration of overall health,
"With the nutritional issues of CF, if the
diabetes is poorly controlled, the calories eaten
won't be utilized and you're basically starving
yourself," Stalvey said. "Diabetes makes the
overall disease process harder to fight off.
Overall lung function drops, weight drops
and other complications arise."
A cystic fibrosis patient's daily medical
regiment usually includes aerosol treatments,
chest physical therapy, pancreatic enzymes
with every meal and snack and an assortment
of other medications, depending on what
complications the patient has, Stalvey said.
Adding the daunting tasks of several in-
sulin shots a day and multiple blood sugar
checks further complicates a patient's treat-
ment, Stalvey said.
Recent research also suggested that women
have a considerably harder time fighting the
effects of cystic fibrosis when diabetes is diag-
nosed. Life expectancy with cystic fibrosis-re-
lated diabetes is reduced by two years for men
and 16 years for women.
"We really don't know why diabetes affects
the life expectancy of women so much more
than men," Stalvey said. "My theory is that it
has to do with the anabolic process of testos-
terone, but it hasn't been studied enough yet
to know for sure."
"Age is the predominant issue with
the development of CF-related
diabetes. The odds of having dia-
betes become greater and greater
each year older the patient gets."
UF assistant professor of pediatrics
Stalvey said about half of women with
cystic fibrosis have dysfunctional menstrual
cycles due to poor nutrition, weight loss and
chronic disease, which causes the body to
lower estrogen production. If a man's diabetes
causes poor nutrition and weight loss, he can
still produce testosterone.
Despite the added problems that diabetes
causes, some cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
patients are tackling the overwhelming medi-
cal responsibilities of their health care to the
best of their abilities.
"It was very hard for me to start dealing
with diabetes," said Nicole Ellis, a 21-year-old
who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis-re-
lated diabetes a year ago. "I'm still getting the
hang of it all, trying to remember to take my
pills and check my blood sugar before I eat.
I've never been very organized with the rest of
my meds, but this takes it over the edge."
Even though Ellis is adjusting to her newly
acquired diabetes, she still manages to travel
the world she studied abroad in Mexico.
Ellis said the worst part of having diabetes
is just having one more thing to think about.
"I try to. stay really fit, but sometimes, I
just don't have thesenergy to go to the gym or
do my best running because my sugar is.off
balance," Ellis said. "Now on top of having
to make sure I do all my treatments, school
assignments and other responsibilities, I have
to make sure I eat on time so my blood sugars
Cystic fibrosis patient Tim Imus, 40, who
lives with his wife and dog in Naples, has
had diabetes for five years. He said he went
through a transition period when he first
started dealing with the disease.
"I was pretty discouraged at first because
it was just one more thing to add to my list,"
Imus said. "Once I got the right doctor to help
out and got the correct information on how to
take care of myself, it all fell into place."
Imus said he is excited that UF has con-
ducted research on cystic fibrosis-related
"I have beaten the odds of life expectancy,
and, the more they study the disease, the bet-
ter the future will be," Imus said.
Stalvey said the next step in his animal
research will be to learn about the complica-
tions that arise from diabetes in cystic fibrosis
"We know diabetes contributes to bone
disease and the inflammatory process, but we
don't know why or how," Stalvey said. "Using
our new model, we can predict the impact on
other processes affected by diabetes in CE
Ultimately, we hope our mice will help us to
test potential new therapies and perhaps, one
day, a cure."
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6, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006
With the Summer session drawing to a close, we know
plenty of students are feeling a little down. It won't be long
until we're all back to the usual 15-credit-hour grind this
But, depressing as that may be, there are still plenty of rea-
sons to go on living. Just to prove it, this week we've decided
to highlight the most uplifting recent news stories.
So turn that frown upside down as we bring you yet an-
other inspiring edition of our very own...
Darts & Laurels
Probably the biggest local news this week was the
Tuesday opening of the newly remodeled Library West. Yes,
you read that correctly. No more delays, no more inconve-
niences the library is finally ready to use, and that's why
we're delivering a so-maybe-three-years-and-$30-million-
were-worth-it-after-all LAUREL to UF.
The official opening ceremony won't take place until late
Fall, but that didn't stop a whole herd of Alligator staff from
trotting down University Avenue to check out the new digs.
And what a sight it is. Computer terminals are every-
where. Lounge chairs and enormous beanbag cushions
abound. And the views of the Plaza of the Americas are
The overall effect isn't so much that of a typical library,
but of a place where students can go to hang out, catch up or
just kill time kind of like what the Hub or the Reitz Union
were supposed to be.
We were very impressed, to say the least.
Also worthy of merit over the past week was the univer-
sity's response to helping students sort through the ongoing
conflict between Israel and Lebanon.
We're bestowing a talking-things-out-rationally-is-usu-
Turlington LAUREL to the Dean of Students Office for
sponsoring the events.
Todd Hasak-Lowy, assistant professor of Asian and
African languages and expert on the Middle East crisis,
facilitated student discussion at the first forum, which took
place July 26. A second forum will be held tonight in Little
Hall. It will led by Patricia Woods, an assistant professor of
Call us old-fashioned, but we think that forums like those,
at which students can both express their feelings on the is-
sue and listen to those of others, are some of the best means
available for hashing out divisive political issues. We're
glad to see the Dean of Students Office getting involved in
something that could actually bring two disparate groups on
campus just a little closer together.
Finally, we'll close with a bit more good news as we de-
liver an all-bad-things-must-pass-in-time LAUREL to Cuban
dictator Fidel Castro, who on Monday transferred power
to his younger brother, Raul. Fidel stepped down after un-
dergoing surgery for intestinal bleeding earlier that day, but
claimed in a written statement that he planned on resuming
power after a few weeks.
We, of course, are hoping for the better. This is the be-
ginning of the end for the elder Castro, and, after years of
oppression for the Cuban people, regime change can't come
Of course, as White House Press Secretary Tony Snow
noted, "The fact that you have an autocrat handing power
off to his brother does not mark an end to autocracy."
Certainly, Raul is nobody's idea of a liberal thinker.
During the Cuban Revolution, he organized and ordered
hundreds of political executions.
But, Raul's former chief of staff, Alcibiades Hidalgo said,
"You can argue with Raul. ... You can't argue with Fidel."
And even if Raul isn't the greatest guy in the world, the
transition would leave the island nation one step closer to a
The transfer of power from one aging, hard-line revolu-
.tionary to another can't continue on forever.
And that's something to be thankful for.
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Article misrepresented RA's statements on homosexuality
It would be a misfortune for the univer-
sity to hire for any leadership position
anyone as narrow-minded as I ap-
peared to be in Tuesday's article regarding
resident assistant training and lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender and queer issues. Julie
McMahon mentioned the "red flag" that goes
up concerning someone who isn't willing to
learn about alternate points of view. I was
hired as a resident assistant (not an adviser)
by the university's Department of Housing
& Residence Education not because of some
facade I put forth to trick people into hiring
me, but because of my experience, my open-
mindedness, and my willingness to serve and
to learn more about diversity issues, an aspect
of life one absolutely cannot avoid when in
any position of leadership.
During training, the housing department
does not demand that we forget our personal
beliefs for the sake of professionalism; at the
same time, however, we're urged not to force
our beliefs on other people, so as not to be
closed-minded or unfairly biased. As role
models to those students that live on campus,
we are called to be equally open to, available
to, and educated about all types of people,
regardless of race, religion, sexuality, gender
and so forth, to make the students feel com-
fortable about coming to us with a concern they
might otherwise keep to themselves, without
knowing what to do about it. Housing would
most definitely think twice before hiring the
Gaillissa Francis you wrote about on Tuesday.
I'm glad I'm not her.
Yes, this Gaellissa is a Christian. Yes, I do
believe homosexuality is a sin and that all sin
is equal, but it would be dearly ignorant and
irresponsible of me to say just that without
explaining the concept of sin that I hold true:
All sin is equal in the fact that God cannot be
with any of it; light and darkness cannot reside
in the same place without true repentance and
consistent efforts toward salvation. What the
Alligator failed to print is that all sin is not
equal, in the fact that every type of sin affects
us humans differently. For example, murder,
cheating on taxes, laziness, arrogance and lust
Gaellissa allaffectpeople in vari-
Francis ous ways and are treat-
SpeakingOut ed differently among
us; I would bthe last
to plainly say that an
LGBTQ person who comes out to his or her
family is just as wrong as a person killing his
or her most loved ones, without further, more
accurate explanation. How devastating would
itbe to hear that from an RA like me, especially
if I'm talking to a person who is on the verge
of coming out?
Now, about one and a half years ago, I
understood that my spiritual haughtiness was
almost that of those who carry large signs on
Turlington Plaza and unrightfully suppose to
determine everyone's fate except their own. I
thought that unacceptable, which is why I de-
cided to deny myself and learn about people
that had different views and lifestyles. I was
humbled and appalled at my own ignorance,
and I came to a conclusion that I shall never
regret. Christians are called to do two things:
love God always and love people always. We
are never exempt from being accused of sin; I
mess up every day, and I would be doomed if
I didn't remember the cross every day.
Therefore, I am in no place to consider my-
self better than or less sinful than anyone else.
However, one of my duties is to share what
I believe with those who don't know, not so
that anyone feels condemned or inferior, but
so that people can learn about and respect me
as much as I want to learn about and respect
them. I'm called to love my neighbor as my-
self, not because my neighbor is a sinner, but
because I'm a sinner, too. I know that God
loves all of His creation, no matter how much
we tend to turn away from Him; if I, a person
so undeserving of God's love, treat my neigh-
bor as though God doesn't love him or her, I
am undeniably in the wrong. Learning to lead
and care about people the way I do now has
made me into a much better person and has
led me into multiple positions of leadership
like the one I hold and appreciate today.
Gaellissa Francis is a telecommunications
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Kameg should've shown more concern for attack victim Women are still victims of sexism despite gender gap
Editor Gainesville Police spokesman Sgt. Keith Kameg was Editor: I'm writing in response to the story in Tuesday's
quoted in Tuesday's Alligator as saying, "It appears his intent Alligator, "Gender gap widens at UF, universities nation-
was only to rape the suspect." It is my opinion that rape is a. wide," which tries to'examine why the majority of UF stu-
more serious offense than he allows it to be. Perhaps he meant dents are now women.
that the intruder had no intention of killing the victim. He Unfortunately, the story does not examine the power
should have stated so but still not have used the term "only." imbalance between men and women that still exists in our
A spokesman, especially for a police department, should society.
use more direct and correct language. If he, in fact, does not Stories fretting about the dwindling number of male col-
consider rape a serious offense, perhaps a spokesman who lege students have swept the nation, yet virtually none of
better relates to the feelings of the community should replace these stories stops to look at the fact that many women with
him. bachelor's degrees make as much money as men with only
Brigitte Silver high school diplomas. Women with master's degrees will
2PH make about as much money as men with only bachelor's,
and so on.
As Chad Smith pointed out in his story, men still domi-
nate areas of study like engineering, which pay more. While
women on the average have higher grades at UF, the major-
ity of honors students are still men. Even college admittance
is slanted in men's favor, relying heavily on standardized
testing, where men do better.
Sexism is a real factor in our lives as women. The higher
number of women in college, and our tendency toward
higher marks, can be explained by this imbalance: women
have to work twice as hard to get as far as men more if we
want to get farther.
Kelly Ann Mangan
8, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
Police: Mother of four run over, killed by boyfriend
* SUSPECT TURNED HIMSELF IN
AFTER DAYLONG POLICE SEARCH.
By NANCY FISHGOLD
Alligator Contributing Writer
A man killed the mother of his three chil-
dren by running her over with his car after
a fight at a southwest Gainesville apartment
Anthony Artell Little, 30, intentionally ran
over his girlfriend, Carol Ann Stokes, who was
eight weeks pregnant, said Sgt. Keith Faulk of
the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.
The confrontation began after Little went to
Madison Cove Apartments, 5500 SW Archer
Road, to confront Stokes about a relationship
with another man, Faulk said.
The couple began arguing and neighbors
called police to break up the disturbance.
David Reaves, 30, who was also at Stokes'
apartment, got involved in the argument, and
Little stabbed Reaves in the lower back, Faulk
At that point, Reaves and Stokes fled.
Meanwhile, Little damaged and vandalized
Stokes' vehicle, Faulk said.
"He took a big knife and punctured the
tires," Faulk said. "Then he attempted more
vandalism. He poured Coke or something in
As he was leaving, Little saw Stokes and
Reaves near the front of the apartment com-
plex. Stokes saw Little and ran across Archer
Road to escape.
Little then took his 1972 Chevrolet Impala,'
backed it up and gunned it straight for Stokes,
Pub C "He struck her from behind,
ty dragged her 40 feet and she
rolled under the vehicle," Faulk
said. Stokes died at the scene.
Little then began making phone calls to
family and friends admitting to what he had
done, Faulk said.
Although authorities were on the hunt for
him all day Tuesday, Little turned himself in at
the Alachua County Jail at 8:30 p.m.
He was charged with first-degree murder
in connection with his girlfriend's death.
An autopsy confirmed that Stokes died of
blunt trauma injuries sustained from being
run over by Little's car. Reaves was treated for
his stab wounds and then arrested as a result
of an outstanding warrant.
"It's tragic that this happened," Faulk said.
"Now her children will grow up without a
mom and definitely without a dad because
he's going to be in jail for a long time."
The investigation is still pending, but Faulk
said Little may face several more charges.
"He's looking at serious time," Faulk said.
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Service director will tackle similar tasks after UF
By MARA SLOAN
Alligator Contributing Writer
A Gator innovator is leaving the Swamp
to conquer bigger challenges at Middle
Tennessee State University.
Colette Taylor, the associate director for
UF's Center for Leadership and Service, has
been at the university for nine years. Friday
is her last day of work, and she said she isn't
ready to say goodbye.
At Middle Tennessee State, Taylor will
serve as the associate dean of students and
will oversee organizations such as the Office
of Student Organizations & Community
Service, Greek Life, the Office of Multicultural
Affairs, the Women's Center and other student
In her wake at UF, Taylor leaves the Center
for Leadership and Service office that she
Taylor, a UF alumna, has worked to
strengthen the link between UF faculty and
the Gainesville community through service
She advises 10 student groups on campus
and has taught numerous classes at UF about
leadership and civic responsibility. Taking a
Socratic approach to teaching and advising,
Taylor said she likes to ask questions to make
students think about what they are doing,
where they are going and how they will get
"Teaching allows me
to remember why I do
what I do," Taylor said. "It
Reminds me that there's so
much we have to do, and
Sit challenges me to think of
new and different ways to
Taylor do things."
She said one of her big-
gest goals when she arrived at UF in 1998 was
to initiate conversations about service learning
in classrooms. At that time, there was not a
university-wide effort that encouraged faculty
to incorporate a service component to their
"I love seeing a faculty member get really
excited about a service project and taking that
back into the classroom and seeing it flourish,"
Three minors offered at UF are a result
of Taylor's work to recognize the value of
leadership and service in academics through
degrees. Students can earn a minor in leader-
ship, organizational leadership in nonprofits
or international humanitarian assistance.
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UF troupe dishes up 'Cornbread'
* PRODUCTION COULD MAKE
UF A TEST SITE FOR ARTS.
By KIM CRUTS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Ocean lights reflect throughout
Quincy T. Manchester's home as
he drinks, swears and tries to un-
tangle the many directions his life
UF student Nadir Mateen plays
-Quincy in the university's world
premiere of "The Cornbread
Man," a show that opened its first
preview Wednesday night.
"In a certain way, the title,
'The Cornbread Man,' means a
lot. What does it take to make
corn bread? A recipe, ingredients,
a mixture. What does it take to
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his biracial family as they struggle
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Citrus leaves hold key nutrients
Citrus leaves hold key nutrients
By SHAMILA SIDDIQUI
Alligator Contributing Writer
A UF professor has discovered" an untapped resource
in citrus leaves, but he's still searching for ways to put
his knowledge to good use.
UF professor Balasubramani Rathinasabapathi and
his students found in three consecutive experiments
that young citrus leaves are excellent sources for antioxi-
dants, or nutrients that prevent disease, he said.
"We have a product that used to be wasted, and now
have uses for them," said Julia Fant, a UF student work-
ing on the research.
In Fall 2002, Rathinasabapathi and former UF student
Ufuk Koca began researching the leaves of oranges,
grapefruits and pomelos.
Their results were consistent over three growing
Rathinasabapathi said he thought investigating the
leaves was an obvious choice because in nature, leaves
contain the most nutrients.
Rathinasabapathi was unsure of what to do with his
collected information, he said.
He contacted the Florida Department of Citrus to find
out if it would be willing to provide further funding for
The department rejected Rathinasabapathi's request,
so he took it upon himself to find some uses for his
research, he said. Fant, the undergraduate UF student
working on the project, tried to use the leaves for tea.
"It didn't taste good at all," Fant said.
Additionally, the Food and Drug Administration
must approve the use of leaves in tea to make sure the
concoctions are nontoxic, Rathinasabapathi said.
This would make that particular use of leaves difficult
"We know people in other countries use leaves, like
grape leaves, in their diet, so it may help prove the leaves
are nontoxic," Fant said.
Rathinasabapathi said he considered the antioxidants
found in the leaves for possible sunscreen use, which he
has not yet found a way to do.
Antioxidants in sunscreen allow it to better protect
skin, Rathinasabapathi said.
The antioxidants in the leaves can also be used to
make all-natural products, replacing chemically engi-
neered antioxidants with natural ones, Fant said.
There are six main antioxidants found in the leaves,
Rathinasabapathi said, but flavonoids are the dominant
"We know people in other countries use
leaves, like grape leaves, in their diet, so it
may help prove the leaves are nontoxic."
The identification part of the research is not complete,
Fant works in the lab for about three to four hours a
week, she said. She conducts some of the spectral scans
for the experiment.
"It has a lot of potential," Fant said. "It's figuring out
where we can go with it."
Rathinasabapathi said the novelty of using citrus
leaves is what may catapult interest in the current re-
search and may spur research in other plant leaves.
Interest in the research may also increase as
Rathinasabapathi learns more if its applicability in sun
protection, he said.
Rathinasabapathi will continue to conduct more re-
search on the leaves with Fant, he said.
There are more uses for antioxidants than sunscreen
and tea. He said he hopes to continue uncovering new
"As long as we can get a handle on the system, we can
put them to use," Rathinasabapathi said.
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Crowd mostly upbeat at long-awaited reopening of main UF library
REACTION, from page 1
the library, "just to marvel at how
beautiful it is."
The $30 million renovations on
began in December 2003, and the
building itself wvas completed in
late May. Library West's reopening
marks the return of a permanent
home for UF's humanities and
social sciences collections.
"It's good to have an up-to-date
library facility that is on par with
those at other schools," Thomas
Working their way up to the
building's higher floors, visitors
rode the elevators to the sixth floor,
which will eventually be accessible
only to graduate students. Those
students will be able to swipe their
Gator 1 Cards through a slot in the
elevator to access the floor.
Graduate student Andrea
Wood said she was excited about
the sixth floor, adding that the
renovated library had much better
technology, lighting and furniture
than its older incarnation.
But not everyone admired the
Though she had never been in-
side the library before it was reno-
vated, Alexandra Leonces said she
thought the new building was "too
modern" and noisy.
"It just doesn't feel comfortable
to me, like a library should be,"
But Bill Covey, interim director
of library support services, said he
hadn't heard any complaints.
"One young lady was just go-
ing from one staffer to the next,
talking about how she was in
such shock and such joy," Covey
said. "She was really sorry she
was graduating. She would love to
spend another year here."
Victory completes student quest
CAM POUT, from page 1
and other people see that, then they will
start to understand, your passion, and
they too will be passionate," Schackne
The enthusiasm needs to be brought
back to libraries, Molina said.
"After all, the written word is one of
the biggest milestones to ever occur,"
Molina said. Schackne agreed.
"We're just trying to put the 'fun'
back in the fundamentals of reading,"
Passionate and ready to read, the two
UF seniors stuck their ground the
ground right outside the library's main
entrance and rested in their sleeping
bags as they waited for their big mo-
ment to arrive.
But like any great moment, it could
not be reached without challenge.
At 3 a.m., Schackne and Molina were
awakened by the bright flashlight of one
of four University Police officials stand-
ing in front of them.
After a brief explanation of their mis-
sion to the officers and an impressive
rundown of the campus rules which
permit camping out as long as campers
are not in an enclosed tent the seniors
dodged removal from the premises and
continued their mission.
"I think they recognized how serious
we were about endeavors, and in the
end they offered their support and best
wishes," Schackne said.
-Morning broke soon after, and before
the guys knew it, a crowd of about 50
had formed behind them and the grand
opening was minutes away.
At 1 p.m., positioned in front of the
silver revolving doors, Schackne and
Molina roared with excitement as they
entered Library West side by side.
Cameras flashed simultaneously
as library staff members and reporters
took pictures of the duet's victory hug
and dramatic collapse to the floor.
They had made it..They were first.
"It's all I imagined it to be and a little
bit more," Molina said as he looked
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UF students Eric Schackne and Filup Molina play the game Guesstures at the tail end of their
14-hour stay outside Library West in hopes of being the first students inside.
12, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
Pollution scars ocean floor
By BRITTANY BOUFFARD
Alligator Contributing Writer
Near an underwater volcano, a team of geolo-
gists found something strange lurking amongst the
eyeless shrimp and giant dams: pollution from
thousands of miles away.
The team, which included a UF geologist, dis-
covered a foreign metal lead while studying
deposits from an underwater volcano near Italy.
The lead did not originate from underlying rocks or
from any neighboring or European natural source.
By examining the samples, the geologists found
that the lead traveled around the globe from an
Australian lead mine.
"You expect the metals to come from underly-
ing rocks, and then we realized that's not the case,"
said George Kamenov, a UF geologist who is part of
the research team. "When you look around, there
is no natural source for this lead. The only possible
source is this Australian lead."
Deep in the ocean, water seeps through cracks
in the floor where magma heats the water until
it bursts upward through hydrothermal geysers.
Scientists study these areas because of their unique
marine life and natural creation of metal ores.
Therefore, finding lead was not unusual, Kamenov
said, but the distance the substance traveled from
Australia to the Marsili Seamount volcano in the
Mediterranean, less than 200 miles off Italy's coast,
This was the first observance of human influ-
ence found in such hydrothermal deposits.
"1 guess we can speculate that this is yet another
piece of evidence of how widespread our distur-
bance in the environment is: the fact that we can in-
fluence natural hydrothermal systems," Kamenov
said in a press release.
"When you look around, there is no
natural source for this lead. The only
possible source is this Australian
He said the lead was probably mined from one
of the world's largest lead mines, located in New
South Wales, Australia, and shipped to Europe,
where it was used in fuel. Cars then burned the
metal as part of gasoline and it released into the air,
later settling to the ocean floor.
This exemplifies the idea that no substance is
ever truly lost in the environment, Kamenov said.
The deposit samples were collected in the late
1980s, which was around the time when Europe's
unleaded gasoline movement picked up speed, so
cars still burned leaded fuel, Kamenov said.
Researchers hope-utilizing this isotopic tracing
method will help find other pollution sources.
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Gainesville mayor says yes to run for second term in '07
* NO CANDIDATES HAVE YET
FILED TO OPPOSE MAYOR.
By ADAM AMIR
Alligator Contributing Writer
Hoping to serve the city three
more years, Gainesville Mayor
Pegeen Hanrahan has filed for re-
Hanrahan, in her first term as
mayor, submitted the paperwork
July 26 to the Alachua County
Supervisor of Elections Office,
even though ballots will not be
cast until early March 2007.
Hanrahan said she would use
another three years in office to
help fight perennial issues such-as
."I worked to increase re-
quirements of tow companies,"
Hanrahan said, referring to recent
changes adopted by the City
Commission. "Things like accept-
ing credit cards and giving change
are long overdue."
Area redevelopment ahd the
environment will also remain
prominent issues on Hanrahan's
Gainesville City perspective
Commission is that with
a major re-
search university like UF, the edge
of campus and downtown should
have better dining, shopping and
more work opportunities," she
Hanrahan, a Gainesville native
and UF alumna, previously served
six years on the commission before
reaching the two-term limit.
In the 2004 mayoral election,
two Democrats ran against each
other, but county Democrats say
they hope no one chooses to op-
pose Hanrahan in the race.
"We don't want another
Democratic candidate running, be-
cause we already have an excellent
one in office," said Evelyn Foxx,
vice chairwoman of the Alachua
County Democratic Executive
Committee. "We want to focus all
of our efforts on re-electing her."
Representatives from the
Alachua County Republican
Executive Committee could not be
reached by press time.
Even as she faces no opponents
so far and secured a 57 percent win
during the last election, Hanrahan
wants to stay realistic.
"Politics aren't easy to predict,"
she said "But I certainly hope that
I'll have the support of the public
for the fourth time."
Miami celebrates illness
CUBA, from page 1
said Cuban exiles are celebrating the news of Castro's failing
'People are rejoicing in the streets," Borge said. "In the
middle of the day people are outside honking their horns
and going crazy."
McCoy said he thinks the celebration may be premature.
"I think in Miami the assumption is the death of Fidel
means the end of the regime," he said. "It's not so clear to me
that's the case."
Borge said many Miami Cubans are hoping that Raul's
leadership fails, leading to a much more open government.
He said some Cuban exiles would like to return home to
a free Cuba.
"My grandfather told me he'd like to return home and
live in a free Cuba, even if it's only for a week," he said.
His grandfather also told him he wants to be buried on
McCoy agreed that many Miami Cubans would return to
visit and see relatives, but only under a much freer govern-
Miami Cubans are adamant in their disapproval of
Castro's regime, McCoy added.
He said the next few weeks will be important as more in-
formation about Fidel's condition and how a succession will
take place becomes known.As for Cuban natives, McCoy
said he thinks the situation is complex. Castro's government
is the only one they know, and it has provided them with
jobs, health care and education. He said many Cubans are
unhappy with their situation, but are nervous about their
future once their leader of four decades dies.
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Festival offers weekend escape to Chicago
By CRISTINA BARONE
Avenue Staff Writer
CHICAGO Navigating public trans-
portation isn't always easy.
Take, for example, the Green Line of
the El in Chicago. One end of the line is
called Ashland, as is another stop about
midway though the train's trek across
If you're new to the city say, visiting
from Gainesville for the Pitchfork Music
Festival this can be more than a little
So you stand next to the tracks, staring
intensely at the system map in an attempt
to figure out exactly how to get to Union
Park. Is it south or west?
You're about 90 percent sure that it's
west, and your educated guess is con-
firmed by the steady trickle of 20-some-
things with oversized sunglasses that are
coming up to the same platform as you.
All of you pile into the train and-mi-
raculously get off at the correct Ashland
stop, directly by Union Park.
This all occurred this past weekend.'
On Saturday and Sunday, Chicago was
host to the Pitchfork Music Festival, a
two-day festival that featured 41 bands on
The festival's big names included the
likes of The Walkmen, Spoon, Devendra
Banhart, Silver Jews, The Futureheads,
Diplo, Aesop Rock and Os Mutantes, a
Brazilian band that recently reunited for
the first time in about 30 years.
Many UF students took this opportu-
nity to ditch work or school and make the
trip up to Chicago for the weekend.
Charlie McNamara, 21, flew up to
Chicago on Thursday and stayed there
"It's been awesome. It's so worth it,"
McNamara said that his favorite act of
Cristina Barone/Alligator Staff
Philadelphia-based band Man Man'performs on Saturday as part of last weekend's
Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago's Union Park.
the festival was Spoon.
"Spoon's performance was a lot
more affecting than the others. Art
Brut was a great performing band,
but Spoon was great musically. There
wasn't a lot of showmanship, it was
just great musically," he said.
Highlights from lesser-known
bands included Man Man, a band
based in Philadelphia. On Saturday,
they performed their unique brand
of high-energy rock. Their music
evokes images of a late night in
New Orleans after way too much
Another highlight was Liars.
This three-piece began their career
a few years ago with a sinister
form of dance punk. They have
since developed a challenging and
mature sound, evidenced Sunday
in their set that weighed heavily
on tribal drumming.
Avant-garde jazz, hip-hop and
electronic music found a home at
the Biz 3 tent. The Chicago Underground
Duo and Matmos were two excellent acts
that performed there on Saturday.
"The guy from Matmos looked like he
walked right out of mission control from
the 1960s," McNamara said.
Not only did students get the chance
to see good music, they got the opportu-
nity to escape from Gainesville to spend
a weekend in one of America's most
prominent cities, lovingly known as "The
Second City," after New York, of course.
However, McNamara disagrees with the
notion that Chicago is a mere second
"I think Chicago is the best American
city," he said. "Unlike New York, Chicago
is a lot more friendly, patient and manage-
The festival was organized by its
The Web site has quickly become one of
the largest and most popular music sites
for music news, reviews and interviews.
The site decided to use their new-
found success to put together a festi-
val with quality acts at a cheap price
- two-day passes sold for a meager $30.
Importantly, water bottles sold for only
$1 each, a godsend in this weekend's
Midwest heat wave.
Good music at a cheap price attracted
many visitors from inside and outside
of Chicagoland (and yes, that is what
Chicago's surrounding area is called).
"If the Pitchfork Music Festival had
been in England or Europe, it would
Cristina Barone/Alligator Staff
The Pitchfork Music Festival featured perfo-
mances from 41 bands on three stages.
have cost maybe $120," McNamara said.
"Everything here isn't exorbitantly ex-
pensive. The water is no different than it
would be at CVS."
It was obvious in the way that the fes-
tival was put together that the organizers
actually cared about those attending their
creation. They continually stressed drink-
ing a lot of water, applying sunscreen and
taking breaks from the heat to sit in the
Despite the skyrocketing mercury,
McNamara didn't let the heat bother him.
"I think it's worth it if you're with your
friends," he said.
Another benefit of the management
was the laid-back atmosphere that it cre-
Abbie Steinback, 21, was another UF
student who attended the festival.
"It's calm as opposed to other places
I've been," she said. "It's not that the peo-
ple aren't enjoying it. They're just chill."
As crowds were waiting for the next
band to play, there was no pushing to
get to the front of the stage. There was no
crowdsurfing. People wanted to be there
simply to enjoy the music.
Steinback thought that this festival was
a good contrast from other more intense
ones she attended that involved camping.
"Sometimes it's nice to get a shower,"
STwo UF student are writing a
novel. You can stop by in the
Reitz Union to ask them ques-
tions. See story, pg. 18.
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photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson died at
the age of 95. Cartier-Bresson developed
a style of "street photography" that influ-
enced generations of future photographers.
16, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
Playing 'hard to get' can send the wrong signal
recently got the following
"I got out of a four-year relation-
ship a year ago and have begun dating
a new guy. The problem is that I seem
to not be very good at playing the
games you are apparently supposed to
.play in the beginning of ALL relation-
ships. Sometimes I'm just not in the
mood for games. The times that I have
tried to skip the stupid games, it blows
up in my face. Each time that I have
invited him somewhere he turns me
down, but he is always trying to make
plans with me otherwise. I'm guessing
it's too early to ask HIM on dates? Is
this his way of keeping things slow
and letting things happen on HIS
terms? What rules should never be
broken? And when can the rules be
Unfortunately, there isn't one
answer to this question. The Rules,
or, more accurately, "playing hard
to get," are favored by old-fash-
ioned girls (and their fathers) for
their insistence that you should
"never accept a date on Saturday
if he asks after Wednesday," and Either way, don't let on that he's
other such unnatural dicta. in control when one person's
The Rules do have some good playing by The Rules, the other
points and can be help-
ful if you're rusty, but Maghan
otherwise I find them
irksome and I rarely
have the patience for
games, which sounds.
like how you're feeling.
I doubt that this
dude is crafty enough
to manipulate things so that he has
the upper hand. It sounds like he
might be juggling someone else.
person is pretty much
IcDowell forced to as well. Turn
him down now and
again, and date someone
else so you aren't too
focused on this dude,
even if they aren't as
There's nothing wrong with
asking him out. If he has a prob-
lem with it, then forget him. Plenty
of dudes would love it if you initi-
Playing games can backfire;
when I met my boyfriend, I inten-
tionally didn't act too interested
or available so that I would seem
more appealing. He ended up
thinking I wasn't that interested.
But I fixed it.
This guy probably knows you're
interested, and I encourage him to
get real before you get fed up.
What do you think? Have
a question? E-mail me at
Home workouts provide cheap alternative to gym
Seeping your body in shape can bend
your wallet out of shape when gym
membership fees and expensive
health foods seem to weigh you down. But
trading a beer belly for a healthy lifestyle
shouldn't cut down your bank account.
Why burn money to bur fat on a Bowflex
when there are cheaper alternatives?
Settle down, Chuck Norris you can
get a slimmer body for a slimmer sum.
First, the obvious: Do push-ups and
sit-ups at home, and walk, jog or run ev-
erywhere you can. A tank of gas doesn't
exactly go as far as it used to, but it doesn't
cost you a thing to slip into some sneak-
ers and let your feet get you where you
need to go. You can keep cool in the shade
jogging pretty much anywhere on cam-
pus, and the Swamp can be the biggest
StairMaster you've ever run if you're up
for the challenge. To really build up those
calf muscles, strap on some ankle weights
while walking to class-you
might have to spend a little cash Jenn
on a pair, but you're saving time
Second, as corny as it sounds,
don't be dumb about dumbbells.
You can make your own weights
at home using items around the
-house, such as soup cans, water
bottles, milk jugs or tennis cans
filled with sand, rocks, kitty litter or even
spare change. Fill to the exact weight you
want, and when you're ready for a heavier
weight, you can just add to the container.
If the typical running-jogging-flex-
ing-push-up exercise routine isn't your
thing, try dancing. For $5 you can master
Buenos-style Argentine Tango at Emerald's
Lounge on Tuesday evenings or
Pfaff learn Louisiana-style Zydeco at
Fat Tuesday on Thursdays.
Eating right is part of healthy
living too, and it begins with
shopping right. Sure, Ramen
noodles and McDonald's burg-
ers are cheap, but healthy meals
S can be just as inexpensive.
Fresh fruits and vegetables
are cheaper when they're in season and
make better snacks than potato chips.
Chicken backs and necks are inexpensive,
along with dry or canned peas, beans and
lentils, which can last up to a year.
Don't overstock on anything that can
go bad quickly, and avoid battered fish
and meats that come with sauces, flavor-
ings or stuffings, which are more costly
than plain meat or frozen fish.
Compare prices, clip coupons, stick to
store-brand names and don't buy pack-
aged meals you'll save money cooking
At home, freeze whatever foods you
can, especially breads and bagels, to make
them last longer and stay fresher. Cooking
in bulks will also spread out meals for left-
overs the next day.
Count calories and the cash you can
save you and your bank account are
going on a diet.
Site helps discover music
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Avenue Contributing Writer
Sean Hughes visits Pandora, his personal
disc jockey, about every week.
Hughes, a UF mechanical engineering
major, first found out about Pandora three
months ago while trying to expand his rock
Pandora isn't a human being. It's a grow-
ing Web site that has provided more than
2.5 million listeners with a unique system of
discovering new music based They actually
on the. listener's preferences. t
And it has, become increas- that are n th
ingly popular among college and have a s
students. and don't ca
"It's great because you can the ar
take pretty much any song
you like and find tons more Sean I
great stuff that you've never UFmechanical e
heard of," Hughes said.
To begin, a listener registers with the Web
site and selects either a favorite artist or song.
The site then creates a station based on the at-
tributes of that listener's selection.
Listeners hear entire songs and can
click either 'thumbs up' or 'thumbs down'
depending on their preferences. The site
continuously plays songs that best represent.
what the listener wants to hear.
Unlike other Web sites that use a tech-
nique called collaborative filtering, a system
that suggests people who like one song will
like another, Pandora uses a different meth-
od, said Etienne Handman, chief operating
officer of Pandora Media.
"We have musicians who listen to every
single song that plays on Pandora," said
Handman. "And they measure and write
down into a computer actually the measure-
ments that they take of all these different
characteristics of music that we've identi-
Pandora uses the Music Genome Project,
an analysis of each song by musicologists in
its 500,000-song database based on more than
400 attributes. The genome includes straight-
forward traits like tempo to more obscure
characteristics like mode and how much bra-
vado the lead singer has in his or her voice,
Mathematical techniques are also applied
to measure distances between songs based on
."Songs can be near each other in space
and we have art engine that can figure out
how far apart things are and can find nearby
neighbors," Handman said. "And that's how
watch son Pandora selects the group of
Songs songs that it will use to make
same genre the station."
milarsound Handman said Pandora
e about who uses several different methods
ist is. to add music to its database,
which grows from 12,000
ughes songs to 15,000 songs each
gineering major month.
"Our goal is to have all the
good music," he said. "Good means it has
an audience. Somebody will appreciate it. It
doesn't mean you like it. It means somebody
Pandora employs a curator to find mu-
sic from Web sites, blogs, Billboard charts,
College Music Journal and retail stores.
Pandora's listeners can e-mail the site to
suggest artists, and independent musicians
and labels can submit music directly.
If a listener searches for an artist that
Pandora doesn't have in its database, that in-
formation gets logged. Handman said when
enough people search for it, someone will
research it and add it to the site.
Pandora's co-founder, Tim Westergren,
goes on the road looking for potential music
and audiences and explains to people the
site's mission and how it works, Handman
said. The site also relies on word of mouth.
"We're not reaching out to anybody in
particular," Handman said. "We put every
kind of music we can lay our hands on into
the music genome. And we let people who
come listen to what they like."
Florida Museum of Natural History and Samual P Harn Museum of Art,
Museum Nights: Both museums will be open late. Free beverages and
refreshments will be served. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., free
Cameron Dancenter West, Flamenco workshop: includes intermediate technique, stress-
ing the Morca method, stretching and toning sessions and "charles" (informal lec-
tures), with one of the last great flamenco masters, Teo Morca. Runs through Sunday,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $285
Common Grounds, live music: Fat Lip (of The Pharcyde), OMNI, Asamov, 10 p.m., $10
Common Grounds, live music: Swayze, Clock Hands Strangle, Crush Your Cupcake, 10
The Shamrock, live music: The Shitty Beatles, acoustic set, 10 p.m., $5
Philips Center for the Performing Arts, concert: "The'Clarke/Duke Project," jazz legends
Stanley Clarke and George Duke, 7:30 p.m., $15 25
Hippodrome Cinema, film: Russian Dolls, 2:30 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:20 p.m., $4.50
Unified Training Center, dance lessons: Tango y Te, 7:45 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., $10
Emerald's Lounge, dance lesson: Buenos-Aires style Argentine Tango, intermediate class
6:30 7:30 p.m., beginners' class 7:30 8:30 p.m., Tmilonga 7:30 8:30 p.m., $5
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 17
Local band to finish national tour in Gainesville
By SHEM FLEENOR
Clock Hands Strangle's long and winding
trek through the heart of darkness is coming to
an end Saturday, at Common Grounds.
They've traveled thousands of miles across
North America, stuffing their faces with some
of the worst food money can buy.
Through the fire and brimstone of seem-
ingly endless stretches of tree-lined highways,
they've gained a better understanding of the
heart of America and themselves.
"The best part of the tour was being able
to see half of the country through the eyes of
people who actually live in the states we vis-
ited, not just tourist stops and highways," said
front man Todd Portnowitz. "We met folks
who'd invite us to their homes and feed us,
give us a place to sleep."
But for every blessing the group received, a
jolt to their systems was just around the bend.
The worst part of the tour was the eco-
"I hate saying, 'We have shirts and CDs
back there, anything will help us pay for gas,'"
Portnowitz explained. "You feel like you're
running an infomercial or something. But then
again, you need the money to get to the next
The humiliation of pitching sales to fans for
food and gas money wasn't the only due the
indie folk collective was forced to pay on their
arduous, exhilarating journey.
"We came across this guy in Jackson,
Miss.," said guitarist Nick t's kind of h
Hill. "He was totally crazy,
no question about it. He was when you're
trying to get us to use some of you're follow
his 'Cannonball Chew.' Every ba
time he took a bite, he did this
crazy dance." Todd P(
The daffy Mississippian Clock Hands St
explained to the band the
irony of his 20-year-old son paying his dad's
court-ordered child support payments. The
loon insisted the band buy him beer and show
him how to use a computer.
But for every soul-jarring encounter, the
band was soothed by some of humanity's
greatest artistic accomplishments.
They stopped by a John Lennon art ex-
hibit in Asheville, N.C. They spent hours in
the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
in Washington, D.C. They saw works by
Picasso at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in
"We saw Niagara Falls at night, all lit up
red, blue and green, before driving across
Canada to Michigan," Portnowitz recalled.
In between shows and having their breath
snatched by the splendor their eyes witnessed,
the financially strapped group crammed the
only food they could afford into their stom-
rd to do well a
rd to do well a"I feel like crap," said bass-
folk act and ist Brian Bo. "Too much fast
ing a metal food, not enough sleep."'
d. "I see my face getting fatter
as the days progress," said key-
tnowitz boardist Cristian Duran. 'f's
ingle front man horrible; the only thing losing
Weight is my wallet."
On tour, food becomes such an issue that it
actually influences the fondness of memories.
"My personal favorite show was in
McCombs, Miss." Portnowitz said. "But that
might have a lot to do with the all-you-can-
eat-and-drink-for-free policy. We just let loose,
got to know everyone, played for almost an
hour, and really just had a good time. It was a
show that made the less fortunate ones seem
The band's favorite stops were
Massachusetts, Michigan and Mississippi.
"Those shows were the most fun because
the people were into us the most," Bo said.
"The people were outstanding and fun to
hang out with."
For Clock Hands Strangle, the worst stop
was in New York City. The parking was a
nightmare, the venue was subpar, and the
crowd was less than receptive.
"It's kind of hard to do well when you're a
folk act and you're following a metal band,"
Through the ups and downs, the b05t'has
yearned Gainesville's friendly confines.
"I'm excited to get home and take a break,"
Bo said. He lives in Melbourne, but plans to
unwind a bit in Gainesville.
The group expects this homecoming to be
the climax of their arduous experience.
"I'm excited to play Common Grounds,"
Cristian said. "Our tour has kind of been a
countdown to that show."
Portnowitz studied in Rome for more than
a month prior to embarking on his musical/
spiritual exodus across North America. For
him, Gainesville symbolizes the long-awaited
conclusion of a marathon.
"I haven't been home in over 11 weeks,"
he said. "Not sleeping on a floor will be nice.
Gainesville is always a good time, and the
show at Common Grounds should be just
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Aspiring novelist writes in union, invites inquiries
VINCENT M. MASSARO
Avenue Contributing Writer
At a round table in a dimly lit
corer of the Reitz Union Food
Court sits a man with two of
his most valuable possessions: a
ToslH.Ga laptop and an expression
of calm determination.
Scattered about his work
space are dense philosophy texts,
a digital wristwatch and two
But what grabs the attention
of unsuspecting passersby is a
warm, inviting smile and a sign
that reads, "I'm writing a novel.
If you'd like, please come talk to
UF student Chris Lane uses the ambient noise at the Reitz Union to
focus on writing his novel.
me about it."
Chris Lane, a 22-year-old
Japanese major at UF, has been
writing the novel "Standing in
the Shadow of a Guilty Man"
with his friend Patrick Prugh
since last summer.
Since the start of Summer
A, Lane has been in the union
weekday afternoons adding to
the more than 200 pages already
"The noise keeps me awake,"
he said, projecting his words over
the rumble of busy voices. "I have
to stay here to stay sharp."
Last year, the authors took
time off school and worked 13-
hour days in Prugh's parents'
With his co-author in
Massachusetts for the summer,
Lane said he found himself fall-
ing asleep in their home office
and decided to move work into
After a week into the semester,
he got the idea to put his story on
"It's boring and lonely not to
share your ideas," he said, add-
ing that he loves to get feedback
from potential readers.
Lane describes the novel as
"sci-fi, fantasy fiction" or "specu-
lative" when-curious union-goers
stop by to chat, and he gives
them a brief synopsis of the plot
- a synopsis he says he's become
adept at telling.
"I'm innocent; I'm a woman,"
one Preview parent quipped
about the "Guilty Man" title.
"A lot of Preview parents have
some wit to share as they walk
by," Lane said, chuckling behind
Some days are busier than
others, according to Lane, who
recalled a few days when about
15 people stopped by to talk.
Francisco Callejas, a 1996 UF
graduate in journalism, met Lane
in the union July 2.
Callejas, 37, said in a telephone
interview that students in their
20s are typically concerned with'
parties and their own cliques, not
"It's refreshing to find a col-
lege student doing something
that will stand the test of time,"
he said. "I just wish him success
Jose Hernandez was finishing
a Preview session when he and
a friend happened upon Lane in
When they saw the sign,
their "freshman curiosity" was
aroused, and they went to talk
to Lane, Hernandez wrote in an
"To tell you the truth, I liked it
very much," he wrote.
The. idea for the story started
several years ago when the two
authors were in high school.
-Prugh originally wrote it as a
screenplay and bounced ideas
They later tried to convert it
into. a novel but had not dedi-
cated all their time to it until last
The authors said they drew
from movies; TV and video
games for inspiration.
At 220 manuscript pages, the
book is about 80 percent done,
according to Lane.
Manuscript pages are the size
of printer paper, and they hold
more content than pages in a
Their self-imposed deadline
was tentatively set for August,
before classes start, but Lane said
they will probably need more
Prugh, 22 years old, is major-
ing in digital media studies at
In a telephone interview, he
said that although most of the
year was spent writing, a lot of
time was spent learning how to
He said story flow is one of the
most important things in success-
fully working together.
"We didn't just write a book,"
he said. "We developed a process
Lane brings logic to the project
and pays painstaking attention to
detail, explained Prugh, who
credits himself with the big-pic-
Though Prugh is working
96-hour weeks this summer to
finance the upcoming school
year, he still manages, to spend
time revamping the novel's early
Among other odd jobs, he
works for an electrician and gives
tours of an 18th-century windmill
in Nantucket, Mass.
Prugh said that he and Lane
are going back to school in Fall,
as planned, even though people
told them the year off was a big
Now is the time to for them to
take risks, he said, because they
"It was painful to sit in school
and hear them say that one day
you'll get your break," he said.
"School should never get in the
way of your career."
As for getting their work to
bookstores, Prugh said they have
a plan but won't focus on it until
the book is finished.
"We call this success even if
we don't get published," Prugh
Lane, however, remarked in
an earlier interview, "The goal is
to get published."
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3BR/2BA Campus Edge $1,250/MO
4BR/4BA University Terrace $1,500/MO
3BR/2BA Duckpond $1,000/MO
Ask about Move-In Specials!
30+ Properties Available!
1 AND 2 BR APTS
available .in downtown Historic district.
Ceiling fans, central heat/air. No dogs. first,
last, sec. .378-3704 8-24-25-2
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
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
*** 0.8 MILES TO UF***
4BR Historic house. Near downtown. Wood
firs, high ceilings. W/D. Pets considered.
$975/mo. 214-9270. 8-23-30-2
VERYY QUIET 2Br/1 Ba CONDO
Pool. Steps away from Shands, VA, Dental,
Vet Med, Health Science, etc. & heart of UF.
Grad or professional pref $845/mo 262-0444
No app or pet fee. 2BR on cul-de-sac. Avail
now. Privacy fence. W/D hook-up. 7214 SW
44th PI; Twnhse 6738 SW 42nd PI $495-625/
mo. Private owner Lv detailed msg 331-2099
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
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
Luxury 2/2 condos
Avail Aug 2006 For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
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
Walk to Shands, vet school, VA, 2BR $650/
mo. 1700 SW 16 Ct Pvt condo owner in
former Summit House Apts. Pool, CHA, laun-
dry, quiet, very spacious, carpet, clean, avail
now. 376-0080, 284-3873 8-31-18-2
Available August. 3BR/2BA 1507 NW 6th
St. W/D, picket-fenced yard. Close to UF
$1000/mo 352-871-3224 8-16-14-2
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $420 to $575/mo
1 For Rent
1 BLOCK TO UF
. 1BR/1BA $600/mo
S3416 NW 7th Ave. 3BR/2BA $1175/mo.
Contact Michael 331-2100 8-16-16-2
***0.5 MILES TO UF***
Reg $1200 now $1050. 3/2 house near
ShandsNA. Fla rm, fenced yard,-W/D, DW.
Pets OK, furn. opt. geocities.com/jrfong2000.
NO ROOMMATE HASSLES
1BR Villas ONLY$489
*$100 OFF 1st Mo Rent*
Leasing NOW & FALL
375-1519 or 375-3077 8-16-12-2
ONLY $469 w/water!
No gas required...
Walk to Butler Plaza
1 mile to UF on bus-route
$100 Off 1st Mo *377-2596
House 3 bed 2 baths
close to UF $1000
4 bed 2 bath $1000-$1200
4 students allowed 5 bed
3 bath $1500 5 students
allowed also pets avail, fall
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
4/1, WALK/BIKE TO UF
Wood floors, high ceilings, fenced yard, W/D,
A/C, pets? Drive by 501 NW 3rd St. $995.
2BR/1.5/BA townhouse duplex apt. $500.
Call 386-328-6229, Iv mssg. 8-16-12-2
2BR/ BA $490/mo. Ask About our student
discount!!! W/D hook-ups, cozy small
complex, downtown living, walk to res-
taurants & nightlife 352-870-0904, 318-
4553. See firstname.lastname@example.org
3BR/2BA HOUSE! $850/mo Large yard,
pets welcome, WID hook-ups, new car-
pet! See email@example.com,
Call 352-870-0904, 318-4553 Ask about
our Student Discount! 8-16-11-2
WALK TO UF! 3BR/1BA house, wood floors,
Carport, W/D hookups, $1100/rent
126 NW 10th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
SOUTHFORK OAKS! 2BR/2.5BA
TH Newer carpet, dining room, W/D hook-
ups, pool $800/rent,
2300 SW 43rd Street #H-2
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
1 MONTH FREE- WALK TO UFI 3BR/3BA
& 4BR/4BA duplex starting at $1350/rent,
W/D hookups, & lots more!
801 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CASABLANCA WEST! 2BR/2.5BA TH
cermanic tile & newer carpet, screen porch,
W/D hookups, pool, $775/mo
2735 SW 35th Place -
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO SHANDS! 3BR/2BA wood floors,
Large screen porch, 2car carport, dining
room, $1200/rent, 1740 SW 37th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK/BIKE TO SCHOOL
CLOSE TO EVERYTHING
4/3 AC/Heat W/D enclosed pool
2036 NW 7th PL $1750/mo
Cheap & large 1BR/1BA avail 8/10. Walk to
Sw Rec Center, grocery, and movies. Bus
route 20, runs in front of apt. complex. I pay
half of the deposit if you sign before 8/5/06.
Call 352-262-7733 8-3-8-2
**CUTE COTTAGE 2BR/1BA $650/mo**
* Quiet, secluded, upscale neighborhood *
1 mile from UF W/D No pets 0 Available
August 15 1607 1/2 NW 12th Rd 0 466-
4171 leave message. 8-16-9-2
1 For Rent
2/1 HISTORIC APT
Charming & newly renovated. Avail Aug 1/15.
New 3BR/2.5BA townhome. Near SFCC
Golf, gated, cable, internet, electric. $1500/
mo, 1 yr lease. Avail 8/10/06. Call Leslie
PETS FREE 3 bed 2 bath third floor condo
w/walk-in closet, wood floors, pool, tennis
behind Oaks Mall $995 month 352-262-
PETS FREE 2 bed 2 bath
Townhome 2871 S.W. 38th Terr.
Washer/dryer, central air
$895 month 352-262-7462. 8-8-8-2
Perfect two bedroom home all up-dated with
W/D hook-ups. CA/H 2 miles to campus.
$750/mo plus $650 security 1023 NW 30th
Ave. 352-215-8815 8-25-12-2
2BR/2BA Luxury Condo
Alarm, Swimming pool, walk-in closets,
DW, W/D, close to UF and Shands
Avail Aug. All units 1/2 mi of UF campus.
1BR/1BA $475-$445; 2BR/BA $550; SC, NS,
no pets, 1 yr lease. Call 904-513-1431 or
2BR/2BA 1 block to UF ONLY $1060
Looking Glass Apt. Aug 12 06 Aug 12 07, W/
D, DW, all amenities, great place! Floorplan
A, 2nd floor, see website www.looking-glass-
apts.com Call Ami 378-1592 or 256-2373
Room for rent. $350/mo + 1/2 utils & cable.
Bus rte to UF No pets. Call Margo 407-247-
1BR $350/MO INCL UTILS
Unit next to pool .Countryside at the
University. Call 561-582-1031, 561-718-
2 BLOCKS TO UF
1BRI1BA in 2BR/2BA, $500/mo
Contact: 275-2640 or 386-689-1998 Iv mssg.
2BR/1BA 2nd story apt in historic Gville
house, 10 min walk to UF, WID incl, Ig
fenced yd, plenty of parking, sec sys, newly
renovated. 716 NW 4th Ave. $675/mo, some
utils incl firstname.lastname@example.org
House for Rent
2BR/1BA 6 blocks from UF
1 block from Mother Earth
New CH/A $700/mo
BIG HOUSE ON BIG LAKE
15 mins from UF Beautiful 4BR/4BA. LR w/
glass walls FP. W/D, DW. Great for faculty
or grad students $1850/mo. Call owner 359-
8245 (to 7/20) or Bosshardt Property Mgmt
SUPER CHEAP APT!
Great location next to campus
Incl DSL, utils & cable, w/ or w/o furn
1 yr sublease starts in Aug.
Walk to UF Law School. Lg 3BR/2BA
house, cent H/A, wood floors, FL rm,
study; $1325/mo: 13 NW 26th St.
Edbaurmanagement.com. 17.31 NW 6th St
- 375-7104. 8-31-15-2
Downtown 3BR, cent H/A, Ig kitchen
w/breakfast nook, wood floors, fenced
yard; $995/mo: 326 SW 3rd Ave.
Edbaurmanagement.com. 1731 NW 6th St
Brand new condo near dwntwn & UF,
spacious 2BR/2BA w/balcony, W/D, walk-
in closets; $1200/mo: 810 NW 19th Ave.
Edbaurmanagement.com. 1731 NW 6th St
I For Rent
UJ l Kunfurnished
BEAUTIFUL, SPACIOUS 3BR/2.5BA. Huge
floorplan 2,650 sq ft, immense party room
with bar. Hardwood floors, huge yard, good
neighborhood, central A/C and heat, 2 car
garage, W/D. $1295/mo. 954-812-4884 or.
Free month's rent & Roll out of bed & into
class. Archer Rd condo behind Shands. Ideal
for resident or student. All new cabinets, ap-
pliances & flooring. 2BR/1BA $850/mo. Won't
last. Free month's rent can be last month or
averaged over 12 month lease m'a-iiig rent
$780/mo. Call 352-843-0582 8-3-4-2
1BR/1BA apt. 4 blocks to UF
$475/mo incl water
ALSO $395/mo efficiency 1 BR
112 NW 9th.St.
2BR/2.5BA townhome. Pool view. $900/mo.
W/D incl. Call 375-1111 8-8-5-2
ATTN GRAD STUDENTS!
Need a quiet spot? 1BR apt in Waldo in
newly remodeled historic house. $550/mo
1st/last & sec. Refs req'd. Easy drive to
Gville. Call 352-378-2141 Iv mssg: 8-8-5-2
2BR 1BA for 8/15
5 BLKS TO UF! St Croix Apts
829 SW 5th Avenue $550/mo
Carpet, Central H & Air
840 sq ft. Laundry Facilities
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
Quiet, pet friendly neighborhood. 2BR/
1BA. Ceramic tile, vaulted ceilings, large
common area. Avail now. 561-632-7002,
TWO QUIET & NEW 2BR/2BA CONDOS
Pool, W/D, fitness, tennis. Cat ok. 1.5 mi to
UF. Call 371-7066 or 339-0793 8-8-5-2
ROCKWOOD VILLAS! 2/2 TH,
Loft bedroom, w/d hkups, $750/rent
924 SW 55th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
GREAT HOUSE NEXT TO NORMAN HALL
4BR/2BA. Lots of parking. Best location
available. 954-609-6900. $1600/mo 8-
CAMPUS EDGE CONDO- 1BR/1BA. W/I
Closet. A/C. W/D. DW. Alarm. Balcony. Pool.
Gym. New carpet, paint. N/S. $750/MO.
$600 sec. deposit. Available now. Call 321-
Walk to Campus or Shands!!!
Oakbrook 2BR each w/own bathroom
W/D in apartment and more! $850/MO
Call Janie 219-3222 8-8-5-2
1BR/1BA No lease, Glen Springs area.
Sunny courtyard. On bus line. Quiet neigh-
borhood next to park. New paint, new carpet.
Free water. $410/mo + $395 sec deposit.
Call 374-7175 8-10-5-2
1BR APT W/PVT GATED COURTYARD
2 miles from Shands & VA. Pets arranged.
Condo 4 rent avail, Aug 10 Woodside Villas -
off Tower Rd 2BR/2BA, Pool, courtyard/field
area outside back door. $900/mo + sec. Pet
ok w/deposit. 386-931-0882 8-16-6-2
A+ 2BR Condo close to UF
Bike/Bus/Walk to UF
Balcony, W/D & Amenities
Won't last! Call 665-4106
2 or 3 BR avail in beautiful remodeled house.
Large yard, part furn/ piano. NS, no pets.
$380/mo + 1/3 util ea BR. Call 514-0425.
3BR/2BA house. Spacious, efficient homes
with updated kitchen, tiled floors, biking
distance to campus. Large fenced yard. Pet
friendly. 352-372-4768 8-31-12-2't-
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22, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
2BR/1BA $600/MO 6 Blocks to UF!
605 NW ,13th Terrace.
CentralH & Air, 750 sq ft.
Call Merill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
3BR/2BA condo on bus route by Oaks Mall.
Hardwood and tile floors, W/D, Avail Aug 1st
Call Angela 352-256-4835 8-8-3-2
Really nice efficiency apartment in quiet NW
$395/MO Free utils/cable. Carpet, newly
painted 'Avail now. Perfect for grad student
or prof. 377-1868 6-8pm anytime on week-
1BR/1BA apt Across from Butler Plaza on
bus route. Available August 1st $450/MO
+$450 security deposit. Pets OK. Call 352-
Treehouse Village Condo 2BR/2BA, W/D.
New carpet, on bus route, close to shop-
ping, pools, fitness center, no pets, avail
now! $600/MO $600 deposit. 373-4592
Beautiful clean 1BR condo. 3/4 mile from
UF/Shands on bus route. Tile floors, custom
woodwork. Walk-in closet, balcony, 580 sq.
feet. 1 cat okay. $550/mo for 1 year lease.
1st, last + $300 deposit. Call 850-345-1888
Available now! Nice 1BR/1BA apt.
Close to campus and convenient to everything
$375/MO Call Richard 371-4367 8-16-5-2
FREE RENT! 1st Month free @
Capstone Quarters, furnished
2BR/2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
$840/rent, 2905 SW Archer Road #4004N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
AUGUST FREE! Spacious 3BR/2.5BA
TH, Gated community, newly renovated, 2
screened porches, W/D hkups, pool & lots
more, $1000/rent, 501 SW 75th St #A-14
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
House on Suwannee River w/clear spring
in back yard. Belle FLA, 3BR/2.5BA, WD
hookuLgiscreened porch, central H/AC, quiet
wooded area, large fenced-yard $800/MO
352-376-0080 or 352-284-3873 8-31-12-2
BIKE TO UF! 3 Bedrooms 2 bathrooms
Sun room, hardwood floors, W/D, security
system, fenced lot 817 NW 15th Ave. 1st/last
$1200/MO security deposit $500 Call Karen
Large room in NW home $375/MO
includes utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer
mature, male grad student/professional,
non-drinker/smoker. Avail 8/1- flexible. Call
Scott 335-8209 8-29-10-2
3BR/3BA in Rockwood Villas- W/D hookups
on bus route, 2 pools, tennis & v-ball courts.
Pets okay. $1050/mo + security deposit.
3 blocks from campus. Short lease available
2 room efficiency. Kitchen & bedroom. Share
BA w/one other person. C H/AC, security
entrance, $425/MO includes utils. except for
cable & phone Call Carol 377-3852 8-16-
2BR/2.5 BA, NW location near UF & SFCC.
Pets OK w/ dep., W/D hook-ups. Off
University Ave. Good Location! $755/mo.
Contact Heather @ 222-5354 or Elizabeth
Take over lease beginning Aug 4. $397/mo
+ 1/3 utils in a spacious 3BR/2BA Greenwich
Green apt. Bus to U.F Prefer male non-
smoker. Call 305-342-0838 Amy 8-16-5-2
WALKiTO CLASS!! 3 rooms avail in
4BR/4BA less than 2 blocks from campus.
Hardwood, parking, security, new A/C, all
new appliances. Info contact (904) 234-
For Rent. 3BR/1BA house 1 mi to UF Nice,
no pets, new AC/Heat. Hardwood floors,
$1100/mo, $800 security. 727-271-1255.
NEWL~%REMODELED IN-LAW SUITE in
nice, quiet NW home. Pvt bed/bath/kitch.
$580/mo incl utils, cable, hi-spd net, W/D,
phone. Must see. Call 352-258-4701. 8-
SII For Rent
2BR/2.5BA townhome in quiet Haile
Plantation neighborhood. W/D, high ceil-
ings, wooded paths and golf-course view.
First/last and sec. $975/mo. No pets. Call
WALK TO CAMPUS from this brand new
1BR condo. 1 blk from campus 13th St &
University. Fully equipped. New appliances.
Never before lived in. Covered parking, cor-
ner unit. (904) 398-0038. 8-29-10-2
NEAR SCHOOL, NEAR PLAY GREAT
LOCATION. 2BR/2BA condo, pool, RTS bus
stop. Archer Rd. near 23rd. Annual Lease.
Furnished or unfurnished. Such a deal! 904-
Special Deal Close UF!
Rent this completely renovated 4BR/2BA
apt. Just 2 blocks from campus at below
market rates. Fully furnished, with DSL, until,
cable & wireless internet incl. 352-278-1106
2346 SW 34th Place, Apt A. Large 2BR
close to Shands. No washer/dryer. 1 yr lease
$525/mo 352-372-3131 or 352-258-4242.
DUCKPOND GARAGE APT.
1BR/1BA, wood floors, W/D. $600/mo. 1st,
last & security. Available 8/1. Call 850-291-
Barn, pasture, horses allowed. Close to
Publix, mall, UF. $1290/mo. lst/last/security/
utilities. 352-246-6056 8-31-11-2
HISTORIC 3BR/1BA HOUSE 1 mile from
UF. All new kitchen & bathroom. Privacy
fenced backyard. $1200/mo. Call 352-318-
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2BR/2BA at THE SPARROW'S CONDOS.
No9 pets allowed. W/D, pool, gym. Large BR
$900/mo + utils. First, last & security. 386-
Creek's Edge Condos, 2 avail, new from
the walls out, 3BRs, all new kitchen & baths
w/ceramic tile, walk to campus, free garbage
pickup, water, sewer & pest control New
fitness ctr, balcony & patio. Huge closets
all around. Family or grad students. $425/
mo/room. Call 631-880-2230; 631-734-5935
1 BLOCK TO UF!!
2 BR/2BA apt. Living room, kitchen w/ dining
area. 352-377-4530. 8-8-2-2.
Unfurnished townhouse for rent, 2BR/2.5BA
Brighton Park, 34th/ Archer Rd. Available
08/09/2006. Or roommate to share. Please
call Mai. 904-994-0280, 904-962-2065. 8-
4BR/1BA "Blossom House" $850/mo
close to UF. Cent HIAC, enclosed porch,
large fenced yard, pet friendly. See pho-
tos at www.rentalworkshop.com. Call
352-870-0904, 352-318-4553. 8-23-5-2
Apt for fall & spring. 1BR in a spacious 4BRI
2BA. Completely furnished, all utils incl $420/
mo. Call 407-491-0209 8-3-5-3
Sublease at Sunrise 1/1 at $469/mo starts
Aug. No sec deposit. Pool, laundry, pets,
great management. Quiet area near UF. Call
WE MUST GET OUT OF LEASE NOW!
3 or 4BR Condo/Apt. 2 blocks from campus,
phenomenal deal. Deal of the Century! Call
David at 262-9940 8-8-6-3
DEAL OF THE CENTURY
2, 3, or 4BR apts, a stone's throw from UF.
Fully furn or unfurn. Incl. DSL, utilities, cable
& more. Call 305-318-5816
Spacious 5BR/3BA house leasing 4 rooms
to responsible persons. Quiet neighborhood
(approx. 1 mile from SFCC) Yard mainte-
nance incl. Some utilities incl. $425/room
Contact Lawrence @ 352-262-7404
LIVE AT THE LAURELS!
5 min from UF. Avail Aug 12th. 1BR/1BA in
luxury 3BR/3BA apt. Pool, gym, free tan-
ning bed, tennis, bball, raquetball, & sand
vball cts. $475/mo incl furn. 813-334-6725
Newly renovated 4BR furnished apt. near
UF at below market rate. Here's your chance
to live just steps from campus. Incld. DSL,
cable utilities. Call 352-278-1106 8-3-4-3
Madison Pointe 1/1 in 3/3 2 story TH spa-
cious rooms w/large walk in closets. Garage,
W/D, C H/AC, furn common area, avail Aug
1- July 31. $400/mo Pets ok. $150 non-re-
fundable deposit. Free Aug rent 615-495-
2 BR/ 2BA condo w/ DW. 6+ month lease
$800/mo for 6 months, $750/mo for 1 year.
2508 SW 35th PL, Apt #32, Gainesville, FL
32608. Gated community. 561-251-1022.
3BR/3BA in Oxford Manor
Close to UF Lots of space, gym, tanning,
pool. $1197/mo Avail 8/4. Call 813-781-
PLEASE TAKE OVER MY LEASE!
Very quiet 1 BR apt, Frederick Gardents, only
$485/mo, roll out of bed and walk/bike to UF,
on bus route. 352-275-2589. 8-10-5-3
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA apt. Female upper-
classman preferred. W/D, pool, gym, pets
OK. Avail now $330/mo + 1/2 utils. Call
Angela 407-929-0260. 8-30-10-3
Sublease at Gainesville Place
1 Yr. fully furn, 1st io free. Female room-
mate 2BR/2BA $600/mo, utils incl. Great
deal! Call Lesley 978-621-9164. 8-23-5-3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 8-23-24-4
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. $450/mo util incl. 514-8580 8-23-
1BR available in new townhouse w/ fun-
loving rmts. Cable w/ HBO, phone, DSL,
wireless, and all amenities. $385 + 1/3 util.
Countryside at the Univ, 23rd & Williston,
3 roommates needed for 3rd fir 4BR/4BA
condo. Separate leases $420/mo (utils incl.)
common area furn, W/D, pool, b-ball, park-
ing, gated, great bus svc. Dan 352-328-1574
BR/pvt BA conv loc, quiet, park-side NE
Gville home. Seek serious F student, NS,
mature, responsible, quiet, clean. No pets.
Easy bike/drive to UF/dntwn. Furn if need
$500/mo incl utils & HS net. Mary 378-3098.
Enjoy a romantic old house
Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 8-16-12-4
Pet friendly. Big house near UF Female
students preferred. W/D, A/C, big fenced
yard, parking. $295-$315 per room + $35/
pet. Lease, deposit, references.371-9409
J 1I Roommates )1 I Roommates
*****$310/mo + 1/3 utils*****
Room for rent in 3BR house located behind
Gator Dockside, 39th & Newberry. Avail Aug
12th. Call Sean 352-359-2613 or Linda 732-
Avail immediately. 2 Ig BR's w/ hardwood firs
and pvt BA's. M/F, 5 mins to UF. Sparkling
home in Kirkwood. 6-12 mo lease. W/D,
nicely dec., new paint, furn/unfurn. $425/mo
+ util. 352-375-6996 or 352-284-0979. 8-
WALK/BIKE TO UF! GREAT HOUSE
2 Roommates needed to share.
Less than one mile from UF
3BR/2BA nice yd. $400/MO
Call Ryan 561-706-5378 8-3-8-4
Roommate.wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse near
NW 39th Ave. and 42nd St. Pools, tennis &
DSL. $410/mo utilities included. No pets. Call
363-0143, 363-0144 or e-mail robertwalder@
Female roommate needed age 18-21 for
a privately owned 2BR condo. Convenient
location & great amenities included for just
$500/mo. Call Jessee @ 850-319-8975 8-
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alligiior adJ~Jirsing at 376,4482
UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST
Bedrooms available. All boy, all girl, coed.
Call for our listings. 352-258-8726 Broker
DUCKPOND 1BR in 3BR/1BA house with liv-
ing & dining rooms, kitchen, garage, front &
back yards. $300/mo + utils. 352-213-5408,
WANTED: Open-minded, clean female to
share a single room in fully furn really nice
14x70-mobile home with male on Archer Rd.
4 mi from UF Pool,cent H/AC, W/D, cable
& phone. No pets, Rent ?. 352-281-1415
Roommate wanted, Male. 3BR house. Haile
Plantation. Available immediately $450/mo.
Call 772-285-0708 8-16-8-4
AVAILABLE SEPT 1ST, 2006 M/F, NS to
share 2BR/2.5BA Southfork Oaks townhome
(near Target). Unfurn master BR, w/pvt BA
avail: W/D, no pets, student or prof. $345/mo
+ 1/2 utils. No lease. Call Evan 335-9714
Roommate to share small mobile home with
UF freshman on 5 acres in Jonesville. Neat,
clean, NS. Horse/pets ok. $300/mo + 1/2.
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$325/room + 114 util. 4BR/4BA. Private
bath, walk-in closet, WID, balcony, pool.
See photos: www.rentalworkshop.com.
Close to campus + very nice. Call 870-
0904 or 318-4553. 8-23-14-4
POOLSIDE CONDO!! Roomie wanted for
family owned 4BR/4BA w/ 1 fm, 2 males.
$385/mo including utils, no cap. Arielle 548-
4982. Countryside complex. 8-3-5-4
1BR/1BA (furn or not) avail in 3BR/2BA
house N of Haile Plantation, close to 1-75.
NS, F grad student pref. No dogs. Hi-spd,
W/D, fenced yard, spa, blah blah blah...all
included! $550/mo all inclusive. 745-2378
Female for 1BR/1BA. in 3/3. FULLY
FURNISHED. On bus route $425 + utilities.
Von 386-937-2402 8-24-10-4
Girl's house. Female students. Walk to UF
Huge old remodeled classic. Individual room
leases. W/D, A/C, wired, huge fenced yard.
Pet friendly. $295-$310/mo + $35/pet. EZ
parking and move-in costs. Drive by 504 NW
3rd St.Then call 371-9409 8-25-10-4
Seeking classy female roommate for ador-
able 2BR house. Great location. 5 min
drive to UF Nearby 75 & Archer. $400/mo.
Interested? Call Simona 321-917-0548 8-
Room for rent in beautiful 3BR/2BA home
in Duckpond. Hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces,
porch, sunroom and spacious yard. bike to
UF W/D $475 + 1/3 utilities. No pets Contact
Talia 352-246-7799 8-8-5-4
Non-smoking roommate needed for 3BR/
2BA house located on a wooded street near
mall $300/MO everything included. 352-262-
LIVE DOWNTOWN IN ARLINGTON
SQUARE 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/3BA. $483/mo
+ 1/3 utils/OBO. Call 352-871-2426 8-3-4-4
Big BR in 2/1 behind mall.l1st stop on bus -
route. W/D in unit, pool onsite. $525 incl
lights/cable/internet. Pets considered. Call
Cam 352-316-3909 8-8-5-4
I QUIET BUT CLOSE !
2BR/2BA split plan. Cathedral ceiling Condo.
Need M NS, UF student to share. $385/mo +
1/2 utils. Fully furn except your BR. Seranola
Area. 386-788-4902, email@example.com
3 female roommates for 4br/4ba. Fully furn.
common area, upgraded w/new carpet. $450/
mo/room includes all utils (dsl/cablelelectric/
water) 2nd floor unit w/pool view at University
Terrace West..Dory (954)816-1468
2 Male Students
Serious, NS or drinking. Top for condo, quiet.
Great amenities. Pool, gym, courts. 0.3 mi
to UF $400/mo. 772-879-9824. 8-3-5-4
Neat, clean, NS F Roommate needed for
new 2BR/2BA, 2 story townhouse/condo.
New blinds, furniture, sec. system, full kitch-
en w/ granite counters, stainles apps, long
dist phone, wrls hi spd net, cable. On bus rt,
5 min to UF $500/mo incl utils. 376-3134.
3 roommates needed for 4BR/4BA condo.
Countryside -"23rd & Williston. Sep. leases
$400/mo incl. 150. util. allow. Common area
furn. W/D pool, great bus svc. Chris 561-596-
2 rooms in 4/2, quiet family neighborhood. 1
bik from UF bus. 10 min to UF All utils incl.
$465/mo. Fully furn, tastefully decorated.
Laundry rm & large kitchen. 954-803-4346 or
352-372-1890. Females only, no bad habits
Avail Aug 1st. Unfum 1BR w/pvt BA in 2BR/
2.5BA, 2 story Southfork Oaks Condo. Near
Target/Oaks Mall/UF. Quiet M/F, NS, student/
prof. No pets, 2 cats on premises. $425/mo
+1/3 utils. Neg on lease length 375-1971
House 3Br/2Ba in quiet NW neighborhood
newly updated, yard w/deck & grill, W/D/D
Unfurnished bedrooms $350-400/mo + util.
Non-smoker, prof/grad student preferred.
258-3673 firstname.lastname@example.org 8-10-5-4
1 room avail in nice large 2 story on NW
side. $450 incl everything. M/F, cool person
wanted. Larged fenced yard, deck, fireplace
& W/D. Call Ricky 407-616-5594. CHECK IT
Room in 3/1 house off 2nd Ave near law
school. $400/mo + util. Female NS. Available
Aug 1, year lease 352-475-1027 8-10-5-4
Room for rent in 3BR house. Nice NW
neighborhood, 10 min from UF & SFCC. Bus
route. $350/mo + utils. Call 305-401-6817
Female roommate for 3BR/2BA with DW,
W/D. Approx 3 mi N of UF. $450/mo utilities
included. 352-207-6430 8-16-6-4
Available from Commercial News Providers"
Female seeks 2 same, NS, non-drinking. 4
BR/2BA, new home, furnished. Quiet neigh-
borhood 3 mi W of 1-75 off Newberry Rd.
$375/mo incl util. Alarm, W/D, internet/cable.
Avail Fall/Spring. 352-331-8794. 8-25-9-4
M roommate for 2/2.5 rec. built. Kensington
North on 20th Ave, bus route, common area
furn. $490/mo incl. util, hi-spd net, cable,
W/D, pool/gym Starting Fall. Call David
305-632-6921 or email@example.com.
1BR avail in 2BR/1.5BA; 1/2 mi from UF in
comfortable, furn townhouse in Mill Run.
$350/mo + utils. W/D, pool, amenities, park-
ing. NS. Call 561-371-5913. 8-10-5-4
***Walk/Bike to School***
Room for rent, spacious 2 story home. W/D,
plenty of parking, near law school/stadium.
Seeking grad/prof student. $495/mo. 281-
Walk to UF. 2 rooms available for Females.
Pvt rooms and baths, pool, furn, W/D.
Oakbrook Apt. $350/mo. Best buy in
Gainesville. Call 877 649-6224 or 239-269-
Share completely renovated Spanish/
mission-style 4BR/2BA home in quiet, safe
neighborhood. Hardwood floors, fireplace,
Ig fenced yard, W/D. Less than 1.5 mi to UF
& 7 mi to SFCC. On busline. All utils, cable,
hi-spd wireless incl. $400-450/mo + sec.
Avail 8/5. 561-312-0074 or 561-254-1638.
1 BEDROOM AVAILABLE. 5 BEDROOM
POOLHOUSE 12 BLOCKS NORTH OF
SWAMP. STUDENTS PREFERRED. CALL
SCOTT 786-586-6431. 8-10-5-4
M, grad student pref for 1BR w/pvt BA in
4BR/4BA condo. W/D rm, full kitchen, Walk-
in closet, 2nd fir w/balc, close to UF on 2 bus
lines. Nice pool & plenty of open parking.
Avail Aug 1-July 31.1 John 786-436-1657
1BR in house. Located near Ward's Grocery.
No lease, share kitchen, bath and living ar-
eas. Wood floors, private lot W/D available.
$275/MO plus 1/3 utilities. Seeking serious
student or professional. Call 352-338-2086
Massage Therapist seeks
$265/MO + elec., 2BR apt, SW 34st
Close to campus and bus route
Call 352-284-5192 8-16-5-4
$225/MO + UTILITIES
Sante Fe student needs roommate.
Dogs welcome. 2 mi from UF.
Room partially furnished. Call 386-547-6724
Casablanca East Room For Rent
Female student, NS, serious, 04 bus rtso
Close to all. 0 Clean & spacious
$435 +1/2 util/mo Call 352-262-4562
**NEXT TO LAW SCHOOL**
10 feet fiom law school. Large BR in nice
-3/1 house off 2nd Ave. Off street parking.
FINS preferred. $400/MO 352-475-1027
Female roommate needed
Fall semester only
Non-smoker. Capstone Quarters,
$425/mo plus utilities (352) 283-1792
Female roommate wanted for 2BR/2BA
townhouse in Hapton Oaks furnished except
BR. Vaulted.ceilings, near mall, interstate,
and school. Call Jamie 258-3076. 8-23-6-4
**27 yo student look for laid-back,
considerate roommate to share beauti-
ful home. W/D, hi-spd ineternet, cable.
Please call 352-284-0700, 407-484-3022.
Rent $375 + 113 utils ** 8-10-3-4
Grad student seeks responsible roommate.
2BR/2.5BA townhouse, 0.7 miles to UF. W/D,
DW, Non-smoker only. No pets. $350/mo.
378-1592 or 256-2373 8-10-3-4
3BR/3BA furnished condo. Pool, bus rte, ten-
nis, cable, phone. Oaks Mall. $550/mo/room.
All included. Prefer grad. $1275/+ utils for
all. 352-379-0819 or 321-297-5455 cell. 8-
Roommate wanted in- spacious 3BR/2BA
house near SW corner of UF. On multiple
bus rts. Cable, hi-speed internet, all ameni-
ties in a cozy home. $400/mo + 1/3 utils. Call
1BR in 4BR/3BA. Available Aug 1, 2006. 3
min drive from UF Beautiful house with wood
flooring, huge yards and spacious bedrooms.
Pets welcomed. $400 + 1/5 utils. Call 305-
Share 2BR/2BA MH, Clayton Est 638
Queens Rd. $150 N/R dep. $300/mo or $75/
wk + 1/2 util. Handyman can work off por-
tion. Sat TV/HBO/Show/Starz. Need vehicle.
Caged pets OK. Police ID req. Only interest
apply. Donna 331-3666. 8-23-5-4
Male wanted for 3/1 house. 2 min from Univ
+ 13th. W/D, A/C, tiled, fenced, priv. entry,
unfurn, yard. $395/ mo + 1/3 cable, util, net.
Very clean. 561-212-5283. 8-23-5-4
Avail Aug. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA at Hampton
Oaks. $400 + 1/3 utils. Minutes from Oaks
Mall, bus stops. W/D, pool, jacuzzi. Call
Roommate wanted for 3BR/2BA house. 1.5
miles from UF. $430/mo everything included.
Call Amy 352-219-5780. 8-16-4-4
Room for rent in 2BR. condo. Short drive
to UF or SFCC. Private bath, nice shared
kitchen, common areas, laundry room, and
back yard. $450/mo, utils incl. For more
info call 386-717-0262, leave a message.
To share 3BR/2BA house. A/C, fireplace,
large yard. Fantastic SW location. $290/mo
+ utils. Prefer grad student or older. 352-
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 8-23-24-5
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
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF. Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
Great homes close.to UF
STOP Renting. Buy now.
FREE LIST OF HOMES
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LOOKING TO BUY A CONDO?
Do your homework; check out:
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Fast, Free, & Easy. LOOK HERE FIRST. 8-
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. ParrishRaltors
at 352-372-5375. 8-23-24-5
Magnolia Place: 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury
townhomes. Within a gated community in
the heart of NW Gainesville. Bordered by
wild wetlands and nature preserve. Variety
of floor plans and sizes available priced
from $149,700 to the low $200,000's. Seller
pays $8000 in Closing Costs, Upgrades and
Bonuses! Contact Coldwell Banker M.M.
Parrish Realtors at 352-372-5375 or at onsite
office 352-377-4977. 8-23-24-5
Need to sell your house or condo?
Call Kate today! Recent UF grad, student
housing specialist. Kate Wallis, ERA Trend
Realty, 359-1112. 8-23-24-5
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!
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Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cfeabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus.Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
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 8-23-24-5
A place to build your dream home. This 4.39
acre lot has endless potential. Low taxes &
minutes to Gainesville. Priced at $110,000.
Call American Dreams Realty, LLC at (352)
Be marveled by this 2 BR/1.5 BA, condo.
Equipped with corner fireplace, a screened
in porch, simulated wood floors, & alarm
system. Priced at $121,900. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505 8-23-
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 8-23-24-5
CLOSE TO CAMPUS, ON BUS ROUTE.
COMPLETELY REMODELED 2BR/1BA.
$104,900. Call Matt Price, Campus Realty
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 *
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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
Coldwll Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
264-3800 or 222-7260. 8-23-24-5
GOLF/GATED Like-new 3BR/2.5BA 2-story
townhome fully furn, tile floors, screened
porch, garage, near SFCC Just reduced
$219K. Call Roz @ Coldwell Banker MM
Parrish Realtors 352-870-9100 or 373-3583
2 MILES FROM UF Ground floor.
quiet & attractive inexpensive living
$79,000 386-462-3066 8-16-12-5
Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 balconies
with great views, $229,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1. 8-16-
LIVE ON THE EDGE AT CAMPUS EDGE
CONDOS! Great location on Archer Rd &
surrounded by UF property! Walk to Shands,
VA, Dental, Med & Vet schools, & close to
theater, shops & restaurants. Choose from 1,
2 & 3 bedrooms, with full appliances. IF YOU
WANT LOCATION, THIS IS IT! Call Brooke
Bass @ 352-246-4664 or Gary Schneider @
352-538-5712, Realtors@, Bosshardt Realty
Services, Inc. 8-16-12-5
ENJOY A COUNTRY CLUB LIFESTYLE AT
WINDSOR PARK CONDOS with resort style
pool, spa, tennis, volleyball, soccer, fitness
center, entertainment pavilion, study rooms
& state of the art computer lab! There are 2
& 3 B/R furnished models to choose from, set
in a lush, green park setting. Some units are
available now for occupancy. We also have
investor units leased through Aug 2007! Call
Brooke Bass, Realtor@, @ 352-246-4664,
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 8-16-12-5
2005 GENERAL SIZZLER MOBILE HOME
3BR/2BA Doublewide 24x44. Like new con-
dition. W/D, ref, elec range, fans. On lot in
Oak Park Village off Archer Rd. $34,000. Call
772-287-0820 or 772-260-1933 8-25-15-5
New Preconstruction Condos For Sale
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes on bus route, close
to UF/Shands, near Archer Rd off of 34th St,
on 35th PL Offering at $179,900.'Contact
-Cheryl Hartley or Debbie Diamond 352-
331-3828, 352-258-3906, or 352-316-6868
CAMPUS HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER
As close to campus as you can get. 4BR/
2BA. $255,000. 954-609-6900 8-16-7-5
*CONDO FOR SALE IN BRANDYWINE*
2/2 in excellent condition. Ceramic tile &
wood flooring. 1225 sq ft. Motivated seller.
Cell 352-562-4091 firstname.lastname@example.org
DON'T PAY MORE THAN
$45,000 PER BEDROOM
Even at $45,000, the taxes,
insurance, maintenance fees
are almost $400 per month.
This weeks specials:
4 br home in NW $174,900
2 br condo in NW $89,900
SAndy Williams, Realtor
**2BR/1.5BA Townhome ,
Pool view, quiet neighborhood. Newly
painted. Appliances incl. Ready to move
into: $129,000. Please call 352-371-7092
Condo won't last long! Steps away from
Shands, VA, Dental, Vet Clinic & UF. 1BR/
1BA in Summit House. $104,750. Call
Tammy at 352-514-6421. 8-16-5-5
Luxury 2Br/2.5BA townhome. Close to UF
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Realty. 352-281-3551 8-31-11-5
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BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pillow-
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 8-23-24-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $75. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 8-23-24-6
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-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 8-23-24-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 8-23-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 8-23-24-6
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
BED $100 NEVER USED Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799
BED $195 All New Kingl 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 8-16-24-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New- 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789
Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both
for $160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789 8-
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.
**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
Bedroom Set- $300 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-23-24-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-23-24-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-23-24-6
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
Available from Commercial News Providers"
FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy Sell 8-23-24-6
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 8-23-24-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twir
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
Sofa nice $75, full size bed $50, twin bed
$40, window AC 6000 BTU $65, new car-
pet 12x12 $75, 19" color TV $35. Like new
electric stove $75, dining table $45. Call
Queen size leather bed, brand new mat-
tress., computer desk & dresser $300 Call
Dorm size, 20W20D34H,
Practically new, $125
Call 665-4106 for Details
Attractive plush BLUE GREEN PLUSH
CARPETING LIKE NEW. 5 rooms. Reason
for selling as refinishing hardwood floors.
MUST SELL! $200 352-374-4719 or 321-
(DOB 07/25/74); 5'09",
155 Ibs, Brown Hair,
Felony Violation of
Probation Warrant For
Grand Theft III and
Fraudulent Use of Credit
Call (352) 372-STOP
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CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
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Qll Computers J For Sale
PRINTER, FAX INK
UPTO 80% LESS
Enter/ say discount code: SAVE
Info/businesses please email. 8-8-3-7
A PA+'canputer C.e e Electronics
Computer Help! Now! Save $$ with coupons from the Alligator.
Computer.Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
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looking to add a second to that collection?
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COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
Call CRASH Tech. Residential/commercial
support, networking, design.
We can even tutor you.
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
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Stun Guns, Pepper Spray, Hidden Safes,
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* Bowflex Ultimate. 410 Ib power rods, new
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* Welder Home Gym Sys. Dual Dura Stack.
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* Bayou Fitness Total Trainer Deluxe.. 385
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LIKE NEW BOWFLEX
310 Ibs. All attachments $650. Call 264-
1988 YAMAHA WARRIOR 350 4 wheeler
ATV. New stator (electric system) pull &
electric start. Fast & runs great. $1600/obo.
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Used Restaurant equipment for sale.
Call Ken for current selections.
* Clarinet, Bundy $150/OBO
* Small guitar $50
* Kawai keyboard FS610 $50
* Harmonica, Tombo chromatic $25/OBO
Call 373-2128 8-16-5-10
60 seconds from UF Taking new applica-
tions. Fall semester $190/4months 538-2454
Washer w/gas dryer. New, great condition.
Please leave message 215-1651 $300. 8-
Stop Rape In It's Tracks! Pepperspray
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US: We will not be undersold! 8-3-1-10
LOCAL VENDING ROUTE: Snack & Soda,
Full-Line, All Brands. Great equipment &
support. Financing available w/$6K down.
Tom: (954)971-9301, BO#2002-037. 8-3-
Looking for successful entrepreneurs only
- to open franchise business in town, must
be proven in management, a born risk-taker
DO NOT CALL otherwise (800)819-2634.
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they can fix about everything else. Don't
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DIRECT Since 1980!" Extensive range of
sizes/models. Example: 40'x100'x16'=3.48/
sq.ft. Ends optional. 3-week delivery.
25'x40'x12' $3990 (LIMITED QTY). Pioneer
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Save! Full Body units from $22 a month!
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Ml Motorcycles, Mopeds]
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and more!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-23-24-11
**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
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***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. New 06 models now in stock. 6921
NW 22nd St. 376-6275 8-23-24-11
**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.
UM XPEED SCOOTER
Upgraded engine to 70cc. 2000 mi, 45 mph,
70 mi/gal $950 OBO. Yr 2004. Call Sarah
2000 KAWASAKI 500cc
$2000. 352-317-8723 Ask Michal 8-10-
2006 Verucci 150 cc Only 475 miles like
new. Asking Price: $1,600. Local Call: #386-
****Save Money On Gas****
Vespa style Scooters from $899
Free Helmet for UF Gators
Free Shipping to Jacksonville
Credit Cards & PayPal
Call Now 1-877-883-2295
Blue & Black 2004 Vento Scooter
2,000 miles Good condition. $1200
Call Daniella 352-262-7523 8-10-4-11
2004 YAMAHA YZF600R
Less than 4K miles, silver/black. Very clean.
Great condition. $5000/OBO. Call 352-284-
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students '
*Call Don @ 215-7987 8-23-24-12
CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW', v~ivo, Merce-des
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
For CARS, TRUCKS
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only.
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 8-23-
BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 red with 75,000
miles. Good condition. Call 305-710-5166
for details. 8-3-5-12
95 Civic 2 dr coupe 5 spd $2900
93 Honda Accord 4 dr auto $2100
94 Dodge 1500 pickup $3500
96 Cherokee auto $2900
97 GMC 1500 pickup ext cab 4x4 $4500
97 F150 1500 pickup ext cab 2WD $4500
Gatormax 495-9500. 8-16-8-12
'03 OLDS ALERO
All power, 2.2L/26mpg, looks & runs great.
No damage. 77k miles. Call 352-494-1546
Dodge Stratus 1997
Automatic, white, some hood damage
new tires. Good maintenance. Cbll 2Z5-1387
98 PONTIAC GRAND AM
V6, 4 door, ice cold AC, tinted windows, runs
perfect, $2500 OBO Call 352-514-5978
2001 VOLKSWAGON PASSAT
LOADED! Premium stereo/CD, all leather,
sunroof. Excellent condition. All maintenance
records. Moving to NYC must sell. $9800.
Call 332-2125 8-16-4-12
1 Wanted 3
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must.have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
Gardening Companion, wanted for blind lady
on Saturday mornings would need transpor-
tation to go to Angel Gardens hopefully living
in the Tower Road area. Call 352-219-6948
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 8-23-76-13
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 1-8-
"BLACK SHEEP" Research study. Are you
the black sheep of your family? The desig-
nated "wrong" 6ie who 5, G_-itlcize d belittled,
ostracized? Scape-goated? I would like to
interview you about this phenomenon. Real
names not used in book. Call 352-332-0514
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-
WANTED: SEC rings, jerseys, watches.
904-415-3294 or email:email@example.com
Demo Homesites Wanted Now! In selected
areas! For the New Kayak Pool The above
ground pool with in-ground features. Save $
with this unique opportunity. Free Estimates
/ FAST INSTALLATION / EZ Financing. Call
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
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AD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The Alligator Production department is ac-
Earn b en e $14-$201hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact David 379-3663
cepting student applications for the position /. \
of Ad Graphic Deisgner. Starting immediate- .
ly. Will train, but must have experience with
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and 1LNI ,1
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schedule, with hours.between 9am and 5pm
Mon-Fri. Fill out an application at the front N~ateve y~w y want at b
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Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Include available work Leasing Consultant, PT & FT
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ants are welcome to reapply with current Flexible hours, Great pay
schedule. EOE EOE, DFWP
S thde independent florida email: firstname.lastname@example.org
allig ato r 8-16-24-1Awww.teamparadigm.com
ALLIGATOR PT OPERATIONS DEPT Earn up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
Wide.variety of duties: running errands, as- $6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
sist with moving newsracks, some clerical- 2442 8-23-24-14
preparing mail. 15 hrs/wk flexible schedule.
Apply at office no calls please 1105 W. GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
University Ave 8am-5pm front desk. Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
LIKE TO WORK WTH 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, PTto 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: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
Phonepurvey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
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/
$$ 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-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 8-23-24-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$10 -15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
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 lOI rivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
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
HIRING LIFEGUARDS at $7.25/fir,
SWIM INSTRUCTORS at $7.60/hr.
Call 352-393-8358 for more information and
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 8-23-44-14
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: email@example.com, fax: 371-9523
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Excellent pay. Call 378-8252 8-23-24-14
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 392-7754 for more info.
New Ae**tewB r s want so S
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.
220 N Main St
*Get paid & have fun. *Flexible hours &
competitive $ OeBay experience preferred
*Transportation required *Resume to
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. 8-23-23-14
$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)
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people. PT &
FT available. For info call Dave @ 379-3663
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 8-23-23-14
WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 8-23-23-14
INVESTOR SEEKS APPRENTICE
Call now 1-866-807-6117 8-23-23-15
TCG PHONE REPS
Needed ASAP, evening & weekends. Must
be articulate & reliable. 371-5888 ext. 111 or
4112 NW 22nd Dr. 12-6-72-14
Competitive teams 2 yr commitment, license
& exp required for head coaches. 352-379-
5979 or Contact@gainesvillesoccor.org.
Temporary position. Apply in person
Contemporary Mgmt.Concepts, Inc
13400 Progress Blvd. Alachua or
Spyglass Apts. 701-SW 62nd Blvd. DFWP
WEB & FLASH DESIGNER
Designs and builds interactive projects
such as Web sites, interactive CD/DVDs,
Flash movies and more. Knowledge of
Graphic Design HTML & CSS Coding
Flash/Motion Design Email resume to
Programs custom applications for Web
sites in ASPNET 2:0 with C# and writes
scripts for custom Web site applications.
Utilizes Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Pro,
SQL database functions to create data-
base-driven applications. Email resume to
TCBY Thornebrook Village
now hiring all shifts. Apply in person. 8-
for commercial properties needed FT only.
VALID DRIVERS LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Exp preferred. Call
LAWNSERVICE PT & FT positions available
starting at $7-8/hr depends on experience.
Set your own hrs any day of the week.
Drivers license & vehicle are preferred. Call
Mr. Landscaping 352-375-5296 8-16-14-14
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
Middle-Aged Participants Neededil
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program"r
'in Linguistics is looking for people 40-55 to
participate in a listening experiment.
You can earn $20/hour by participating in
a linguistic study.
If you are interested in participating, please
contact Kelly Jones firstname.lastname@example.org 8-
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
Year-round hourly work
_* No Experience Necessary
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 1-352-861-7004 8-16-13-14
WE NEED GOOD HELP!!
Call Damieon @ Molly and Friends Cat
Furniture Company 337-1535. Good pay!
Good job for good workers. Light duty
manufacturing. Some experience helpful
Exciting new downtown restaurant
looking for experienced KM
call 321-388-4254 or email
LA FIESTA now hiring waitstaff,' hostesses,
cooks, dishwashers. Apply in person 7038
NW 10th PI. anytime after 2pm. 8-16-12-14
Position announcement: Graduate Student
Teaching Assistant for .50 FTE appointment
in Fall 2006, with likely continuation in Spring
2007, to teach beginning Hindi 1 (Fall) and
Beginning Hindi 2 (Spring), in the Dept of
African & Asian Language & Literatures. Near
Native fluency in Hindi required, and some
language teaching experience desirable.
Please send email of application and c.v.
to Ann Wehmeyer, email@example.com,
Chair, AALL, 392-8149 8-10-11-14
PART-TIME COMPUTER/ NETWORK
SUPPORT TECHNICIAN Students only.
Flexible hours, great experience! Email
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or con-
tact Shane Sapp at 352-264-6934 8-3-8-14
FT or PT (flexible hours) legal secretary for
small business litigation firm. Computer skills
required. Send resume to P.O. Drawer 1168,
Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352)375-6249
Wendy's at Shands & Reitz Union is now
hiring for all shifts for Fall term. Competitive
starting pay with bi-annual raises, paid vaca-
tion, meal benefits and flexible schedules.
Ideal for students living in or off campus.
Weekend availability highly desirable. Stop
by and fill out an application today! 8-16-
HIRING ALL POSITIONS
Apply between 2&4 Monday-Friday,
3501 SW 2nd Ave. Creekside Mall
Female smokers, thin, feminine who enjoy
smoking needed for confidential phone
interview. Selected callers earn $50. Leave
name and number, your call will be returned.
FULL TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT
Position available. Need at least 2 year com-
mitment. Fax resume to 352-335-2272. Attn:
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program
in Linguistics is looking for people 18-30 to
participate in a listening experiment
You can earn $10/hour by participating in
a study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver email@example.com.
Attention Smokers! Earn at least $7hr
Smokers- needed to participate in a study
on decision making & smoking. If interested,
come to Rm 397 in the UF Psychology Bldg,
call 392-0601 x297 or www.psych.uf.edu/
-locey/smokers.mht for more information
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
PLANTING, MOWING & MULCHING
Student needed for lawn & garden care.
Flexible hours. Home located in Alachua. Pay
commensurate with experience. Fax resume
to 386-462-7935 8-10-8-14
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* Help Wanted
Bright, enthusiastic, industriuos workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
J-ocal Shotgun Club
Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun, 1:00 pm till Dusk
w/computer skills. Likes to talk on the phone.
Call 352-372-2051 8-10-8-14
Looking Glass Apartments
Period of August 10th thru 17th
Basic skills required
376-1111 or come by
111 NW 16th St. Office
EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE
Looking for PT help, flexible hours, will work
around your class schedule. Please bring
resume to: 2020 NW 6th St. 8-16-8-14
Diswasher/prepcook. Tues Sun 7:30am -
4pm and Thurs Sat 5pm 11:30pm. Closed
PART TIME WORK
Flexible schedules, resume bldr, customer
sales/svc, will train, conditions.apply, 372-
*f Help Wanted
Sales opportunity selling high-end recre-
ational vehicles. Exc prof sales training. Flex
hrs. Opportunity to make a lot of money in
short amount of time. Must be business ori-
ented & professional. John 352-598-9899
Light house and child care for loving SW
Gainesville family 4-7pm, 3 nights/wk.
Flexible schedule preferred. Should have
own car. Call 262-2422. 8-3-5-14.
SWIM INSTRUCTOR-ALSO DIVING
Home pool. Able to tread water for 5 min
without using arms. For child instruction (8
& 10 yr old) firstname.lastname@example.org or
write to 626 NE 1st St. 32601 8-10-6-14
WINDOW BLIND INSTALLER
PT, flexible.hours, exp helpful, pay $7-10/hr.
Call 339-4600 8-23-8-14
DELIVERY DRIVER Daytime catering.
Own car. Reliable & friendly great pay &
hours. Apply in person between 2 & 5pm.
NAPOLATANOS 606 NW 75th St. 8-10-
TC BY NOW HIRING!!
Archer & 34th St. location (Next to Crispers)
Apply in person. 8-16-7-14
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WII Help Wanted
THE OFFICIAL GATOR SPORTSHOP is
looking for part-time OPS help for sum-
mer and fall. Must be able to work football
gamedays. Hours are flexible but require at
lease 4-hour blocks. Duties include customer
service, cashiering, mail orders and working
events. Applications can be picked up in the
Sportshop located in the north endzone of
the football stadium. 8-31-14 14
300 Club pool. Red cross certification re-
quired. Contact Josh @ 352-339-2199 for
to sketch drawings of 7 different animated
jungle animals. Call JoAnn for details 336-
6333 or 317-7938 and leave message 8-
DOCTOR'S OFFICE looking for responsible
person. Must have basic office duty skills
& Outlook knowledge. Approx 25 hrs/wk.
Salary negotiable. Fax resume 352-377-
PT INFANT & PRESCHOOL TEACHERS
NEEDED Must be dependable, experienced
& some education in early childhood pre-
ferred. Call Alachua County Childcare Center
at 378-8231 8-3-4-14
Cook wanted (M-F) (6:30-3:30) to prepare
lunch for child care center. All that apply must
have no arrest record of any type. Please ap-
ply to UF Kinder Care 1099 Museum Road.
Three teachers, needed. (Monday-Friday)
afternoon hours (2:30-6:30) All that apply
should have child care background and good
references. Please apply to UF Kinder Care,
1049 Museum Road 8-16-7-14
Duval Motorcars of Gainesville is hiring for
the following part-time positions for their
award winning service department:
Qualified candidates must have good com-
munication skills, positive attitude & basic
computer skills. Must be at least 18 years
old, able to work Saturdays, and have a
clean driving record. Applicants can apply in
person, by phone 352-332-7571, or by email
to Scott Stephens, Service Manager, sastep
email@example.com Duval Motorcars
is a drug-free work environment, pre-employ-
ment drug screening is required. EOE.
The Honey Baked Ham Co. & Catering is
- now hiring for front sales & sandwich prep
approx. 20-25 hrs $7/hr starting pay. Apply in
person, 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonald's
on Newberry Rd.). 331-1253. 8-3-4-14
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible,enthusiastic people w/ flex
schedules. PT & FT avail. For info. Call
Dave @ 379-3663. 8-3-5-14
All positions open. $7-9.00/hr. Weekday or
weekend. PT or FT. Split shift or a 40 hr
week. Looking for sandwich makers, food
prep, cashiers & counter persons. Heavenly
Ham, 3832 Newberry Rd. 8-23-8-14
NEED ACCOUNTING HELP & TAX HELP.
PT book work for accounting students, exp
preferred. Can make your own hours. Call
Scott 377-5000. 8-3-5-14.
A loving, dependable person is needed to
assist work-at-home mother. Exp w/children.
a plus. Flex hrs, good pay, long term pos.
NS, must have own transportation. 222-1786
Must have experience. Apply in person. 635
NW 13th St. Suite C. 8-10-5-14
Want to Work on Campus?
Gator Dining Services located on the' UF
Campus is hiring cashiers, line servers, and
supervisors. Flex hours, competitive pay and
a great working environminet. Apply at Gator
Dining Services, B73 Reitz Union, Museum
SRd or online at www.gatordining.com 8-8-
E ll Help Wanted
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50 while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then go
to Creamery and choose Job Center (ap-
plications only; include email address; NO
RESUMES). Nights and weekends a must.
18+ only. 8-3-3-14
Provide medically necessary services to the
developmentally disabled citizens of your
community. Healthcare majors wanted. Send
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 8-10-5-14
PT Web Programmer
We are seeking an entry level web pro-
grammer to join our team for 20-25 hrs per
week, doing basic HTML, image manipula-
tion, scanning/OCR and other tasks. See
www.medianerds.com for details. 8-10-5-14
TEAM NEEDS COACH
Call 352-528-9158 8-3-3-14
Orange and Blue Textbooks is hiring for Fall
Semester Rush. Must be available during
break. Cashier and customer service experi-
ence preferred. Apply at store, located at
309 NW 13th St. 8-10-5-14
$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. 12-6-78-14
!! DISC JOCKEY !!
New club opening soon
need club/ top 40/ dance DJ
Call 321-388-4254 or
email: email@example.com. 8-31-13-14
LAW OFFICE RUNNER
needed PT. Reliable transportation, experi-
ence preferred. Fax resume to 352-376-
NOW HIRING all kitchen positions.
Competitive pay, excellent benefits (tuition
reimbursement, 401K, etc.) Apply in person,'
3598 SW Archer Rd, Mon thru Thurs b/w 2
& 4 pm or anytime online at Fridays.com.
SALON COORDINATOR P/T Looking for
hardworking, reliable person w/excellent
people skills to greet guests, answer
phones, schedule appts. by computer, run
cash drawer, assist w/retail sales, and other
salon duties, must be able to multi-task. Not
a sitting job. Thurs, Fri, Saturday 21 hrs/wk.
Start at $7.00/hr. No phone calls, apply in
person only. Ciao Bella Salon 235 South
Main Street, Ste 102 Gainesville, FL 32601
Perfect PT Job.
Evening Sales Rep, no exp necessary. $7-
10/hr gtd. Paid training, paid weekly, flexible
schedule. 352-378-2262. 8-10-5-14.
Sun Country Sports is hiring.
Staff is needed in the following areas:
instructors, After School counselors,
Office Staff, Parties, Group Events and
More! Management positions available
as well! Download your application at
www.suncountrysports.com and bring it to
either location. We look forward to meeting
Independent Living Skills Trainer or
Provide basic Independent Living Skills
education to clients with disabilities. Conduct
need assessments, develop service plans
and facilitate workshops. Flexible hours.
Fax or email resume to William Kennedy.
William@cilncf.org FAX 378-5582 8-
) ll Help Wanted
THE BAGEL BAKERY
NOW HIRING FOR FALL
$6.50/hr for line workers. $7.50/hr for bak-
ers. Flexible schedules. Millhopper location.
Please call 384-9110 8-16-5-14
Parents of 2 boys (2 & 4 y.o.) looking for
someone to help our family. Main task is child
care but we want help with hose cleaning
and errands for approx. 15 hrs. per week,
starting in Sept. $8.50 hr. Child care refer-
ences required. Call 352-514-1252 or e-mail
PT YARD HELP
Flexible schedule. Call Ken 339-1746
Assemblymen & fabricators of Olympic
rowing craft. FT or PT. Rowers Welcome
Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sloppy Gator Bar
formerly DIRTY BIRD is now hiring
BEER TUB eSHOT-GIRL,
Apply in person on August 7th from 2-5pm
1802 West University Ave.
Sports memorabilia mail order business
seeks someone who knows sports, is a
fast typer and has good general computer
knowledge. Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
knowledge a plus. Must have Ebay experi-
ences. Between 20 & 40 hours a weeks,
$8.50/hr. Students welcome 800-344-9103
Cottage Gardens is looking to add to the in-
stallation crew. Must be dependable, honest,
good driving record, work well with others
& work well outside installing plants/trees.
Need FT or PT & pays between $7-$9/hr
Call Kim 333-9661 8-16-5-14
DOOR STAFF NEEDED
GROG HOUSE Call 494-2340
CASH REGISTER, SCOOPEIR, &
SANDWICH LINE STAFF for Gelato Bistro in
downtown Gainesville. Exp. a plus 352-262-
DO YOU WANT A GREAT PAY RATE?
Are you caring & dependable? Seeking
LPNs, CNAs, HHAs & homemakers. Please
call 1-800-309-1157 or 1-800-825-9873
Hardware Engineer for fabless semiconduc-
tor co in Ocala. FT with full benefits, tution
reimb, more. BSEE/CS/CE with networking
(IP/TCP/UDP) exp in setup and config.
Good comp skills, Excel, exp with data
reduction and statistical analysis. More
info at www.intellon.com. Resumes to:
ASSOC APPS ENGINEER for fabless semi-
conductor co in Ocala. FT with full benefits,
tuition reimb., more. BSEE with networking
(IP/TCP/UDP), power supply exp, bench-
work, soldering, familiar with test equip. (os-
ciloscopes, spectrum analyzer, multimeter).
Prof. in Windows, Windbws Office.
More info www.intellon.com.
Resumes to:email@example.com 9-6-
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28, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, AUGUST 3,2006
EH Help Wanted
SALES REPS Will work w/ outside sales:
CITY OFGAINESVILLE DEPTS
Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS
Part-time in office representatives. Needed
to place orders and handle walk-in clients.
Resume to sjsacks@hotmail. 8-16-5-14.
Interns must be determined to exceed our
and their own expectations. Resume to
needed for a busy RV dealership. Great entry
level position. Call Danielle @ 352-368-6645
or fax resume to 352-368-2958 8-16-4-14
PT custom framing experience preferred.
Mature, math skills a must. The Great
Frame Up 4144 NW 16th Blvd. 373-5400
for golfwalker.com. Mon-Fri 11am-3pm. Call
352-375-3217 for details. 8-8-2-14
Local nurse seeking a
for learning Khmer. 352-514-8565 Iv mssg
UF Bookstores now hiring.
Convenient on campus jobs-great for stu-
dents. Earn cash and save $ on your text-
books. Apply in person'at the Univ of Florida
Bookstore. Located in the UF Welcome
Center on Campus. 8-10-3-14
Receptionist/Clerical Seeking an organized
individual with a pleasant personality and
phone presence, computer experience with
Microsoft Office and ability to communicate
effectively verbally and in writing for answer-
ing phone, filing, data entry, and general
office duties. This position is located at the
District Office of the Florida Park Service,
4801 Camp Ranch Road, Gainesville, FL.
$10.00 per hour, flexible hours / 20 40
hours per week, M F until 5:30 pm. For
further information please call 352-955-2135.
Please complete a State of Florida applica-
tion, download from https://peoplefirst.myflo
rida.com/logon.htm and fax to 352-955-2139
Lunch Receptionist M-F
Call Larae 336-1594 8-10-3-14
The Florida Book Store is hiring for temporary
cashiers for Fall Semester Back to School.
Applicants must be available and in town
during the following times: Monday, August
14th thru the first two weeks of Fall Classes.
Apply in person at 1614 W. University Ave.
between the hours of 2pm to 5pm. Complete
an application and ask for Cory or Sandy.
Please do not drop off applications during
times not specified or Saturdays. Equal
'Opportunity Employer. 8-10-3-14
PT Positions available for optometry of-
fice. Must be available mall hours. Apply at
Lenscrafters in the Oaks Mall next to Macy's.
Answer phones and take message for small
busine~s. Monday 9-6 and Wednesdays
12-5. Pert-time. $7/hr. Email contact info:
DRIVER: YOU WANT IT, WE HAVE IT!
Solo, teams, owner operators, company
drivers, students, recent grads, regional,
dedicated, long haul. Van, flatbed. Must be
21. CRST Career Center. (800)940-2778,
Drivers $1000+ WKLY Great Miles,
Hometinal & Bonus *36-43cpm/$1.20pm*
$0 Lease NEW Trucks CDL-A + 3 mos OTR
Local Orientation (800)635-8669. 8-3-1-14
) ll Help Wanted
HANDYMEN AND WOMEN must know
some carpentry, cabinetry, masonry, paint-
ing, roofing, tiling, gardening, also a driver
and housekeeper. Call Madhu at (954)609-
Driver-HIRING QUALIFIED DRIVERS for
Central Florida Local & National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2 years experience.
Call Bynum Transport for your opportunity
today. (800)741-7950. 8-3-1-14
We're raising pay for Florida Regional
drivers! Home every weekend! Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch! Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile
HEARTLAND EXPRESS (800)441-4953
OWNER OPERATORS ONLY! 3200+ miles
per.week with our dry vans. Out 10-14
days. Top pay. FSC on ALL MILES! Trinity
Nationwide Carriers (866)398-2014. 8-3-
Owner Operators: Did you average $1.88 in
your Tractor or $1.41 in your Straight Truck
last week? Our Owner Operators did! Tri-
State Expedited (888)320-5424. 8-3-1-14
.Drivers- OTR, Flatbed and Reefer.
Recent Average $1,294-$1,523/week. No
Experience? On.the Road Training Available.
Orientation in Florida (800)771-6318
CAR HAULING. Southeast Region.
$1,100+/WEEK! Great Home Time!
Company Paid Benefits! PAID TRAINING
FOR DRIVERS WITH MINIMUM 1 YEAR
OTR EXPERIENCE! (912)571-9668 OR
Owner Operators wanted. Long Haul loads
FL to CA, CA to WA, WA to FL. Pull our Air-
Ride Reefers. Hammell Transport Service
Inc. Ask for Paul Magana (541)571-3974.
INTERESTED IN A POSTAL JOB Earning
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can help you prepare for the Postal Battery
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DATA ENTRY! Work From Anywhere.
Flexible Hours. Personal Computer
Required. Excellent Career Opportunity.
Serious Inquiries Only (800)344-9636 Ext.
Truck Drivers: CDL training. Up to $20,000
bonus. Accelerate your career as a Soldier.
Drive out terrorism by keeping the Army
National- Guard supplied. 1-800-GO-
Fall Positions Available at
University Of Florida
Lake Wauburg Outdoor Recreation Center
Climbing Wall Facilitator
Previous lake/park employment experience is
helpful but not necessary. Applicants should
posses or be in the process of obtaining a
Class E Drivers license, current American
Red Cross CPR for the Professional
Rescuer or American Heart Association -
Health Care Provider CPR, and First Aid and
AED essentials. Please'fill out an application
and turn it in at Lake Wauburg or Student
Recreation and Fitness Center, Room 200.
Contact Michelle Langkop at 466-4112 or
MichelleL@rescsports.ufl.edu with any ques-
* Accounting Assistant
* Shipping Tech
* Lawn Maintenance
* Tech Support
* Aviation Assistant
Resume to email@example.com www.gleim.com.
Fast-paced sports memorabilia co. in
Alachua is looking for reliable, flex person to
work in our shipping dept. 16-20 hrs/wk @
$8/hr. Tel. Rick 800-344-9104. 8-31-11-14
1 *1 Help Wanted
FT Nannies needed: 30-55 hrs,
LO, grad student welcomed, good $
in-home exp. required, must like outdoors
Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008. 9-1-11-14
$$ NANNY JOBS $$
Start now/ FALL
Plan ahead: NOAH'S ARK
NANNY 376-5008. 9-1-11-14
LOTSA NANNIES NEEDED
AM/ PM/ MWF/TTH
Noah's Ark Agency 376-5008. 9-1-11-14
The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking
volunteers to become Crisis Line Couselors.
Sixty hours of in-depth training are provided.
This is an opportunity to impact lives of fel-
low community members and to gain life-
enhancing communication skills. The next
training class begins Saturday, September
16th, 2006. Please contact Ali Martinez at
352-264-6782 or visit http://crisiscenter.alac
hua.fl.us for more information. 9-15-21-14
Harry's Seafood Bar & Grill
Now hiring all positions. Apply within 110
SE 1st St. Downtown Gainesville. 372-1555.
Need an energetic and responsible babysitter
to take care of 2 kids after school: MTTF:.
1:30 pm W: 12:30 pm util 5 pm. .Contact
SERVERS & BAR STAFF
5112 NW 34th St, across from the YMCA.
376-9500. Come in between 2 & 4 pm, M-F.
5 Star Pizza on Tower Rd
Now hiring delivery drivers. Great.pay, flex-
ible hours. Closing drivers earn $125/shift.
600 NW 75th St. 8-30-10-14
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota; Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 8-23-24-15
** BELLY DANCE **-
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses &. owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 8-23-24-15
Individuals or small groups.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 7/24/06.
Class sizes limited. .338-1193 for details.
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility'
Call for a free workout
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF Jan at. 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 8-23-24-15
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1/2 head $65. Full head $85
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431
* SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM *
* Boarding $275/mo 0 Lessons/English *
Alachua County's oldest & finest iorse farm.
ARE YOU TOO BUSY?
HOME MANAGEMENT SERVICE
Do you need help with buying groceries,
cleaning, laundry, ironing, running errands,
yardwork, power-washing, painting, and/or
small repairs. Call 275-4335 Leave a msg.
Experienced Mom and Teacher will care
for one child in our home near Millhopper
Library. Daily outings. Fenced backyard.
AuntiStefi@yahoo.com 374-8561 8-25-
TAKING IMMIGRATION QUESTIONS
24 hour turnaround. No fee, no bull.
***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE***
Specializing in African-American hair.
Relaxers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more.
Healthy hair specialist. Call 377-0026 or 514-
3086.5 SE 12th St. 10-31-59-15
ATTN FILM & MEDIA STUDIES STUDENTS
Are you looking for a script to make into
a film or alternate media? I have several
scripts/screenplay/works of fiction available
for this purpose. If interested, please email
Dr. Beth-Anne Blue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GET EVERYTHING DONE
Excellent service. House cleaning, dogsit-
ting, errands, groceries, cooking. All with a
smile. Call 352-283-6820 9-7-15-15
Experienced teachers will give private les-
sons in English grammar, pronunciation &
composition. Call 352-335-9400 9-29-31-15
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DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt.
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Please WatchFor Manatee
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* Wear polarized sunglasses. Stay in deep water channels.
* Look for the manatee's snout, Avoid running your motor over
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* Call 1-800-DIAL-FMP, *FMP, Look, but don't touch. Please
or use VHF Channel 16 if you don't feed manatees or give
spot an injured manatee. them water.
* Don't discard trash into the Watch for posted speed zone
water. and sanctuary signs.
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*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
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HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486)
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Well Woman Care & Birth Control
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Free Pregnancy Test
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When you're stuck out in Oz
and you need cash to get home,
click your heels three times
and think of Best Jewelry and Loan.
523 NW 3rd Ave. Call 371-4367 NOW!
The end of the term
and the end of your rope,
Best Jewelry and Loan is
the needy Gator's hope!
Cash foi anything! 371-4367
When cash is low
and the bills seem out of reach,
Best Jewelry and Loan
'is the surfer's "Pawn Beach."
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Surf on down to "Pawn-Beach"
when the tide seems too high.
We're your summer cash friends
so your blues will be all sky!
Sell us your scrap gold 371-4367
When the heat is on
and it's bucks that you need,
Best Jewelry and Loan
your requests we will heed.
Fast cash for fast times! 371-4367
The surf's up at "Pawn Beach"
we're all making the scene.
If you're in need go see Rich,
Best Jewelry and Loan's got the "green"
Call Rich NOW! 371-4367
Planning to liquidate
stereos, TV's, instruments and tools?
See Rich at Best.
He'll give cash for your jewels.
Close to campus! Call 371-4367
WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
.Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat
Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields *r Better. Call 371-2092
THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Needs football tickets
ALL HOME/AWAY GAMES. 352-871-0146.
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
. 1. For Rent: Furnished 14. Help Wanted
2. For Rent: Unfurnished 15. Services
3 3. Sublease: House/Apt 16. Health Services
4. Roommates 17. ResumesTfyping Services
._ 5. Real Estate 18. Personals
6. Furniture/Household Items 19. Connections
7. Computers 20. Events/Notices
S_ 8. Stereos/Electronics 21. Entertainment
9. Bicycles 22. Tickets
10. ForSale 23. Rides
11. Mopeds/Motorcycles 24. Pets
12. Autos 25. Lost & Found
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Orioles sign UF third baseman
The UF baseball team's offense is
taking blow after blow one pro-
fessional contract at a time.
The Gators' most recent loss is
infielder David Cash, who signed
with the Baltimore Orioles on
Monday and will forego his senior
season. He was a 40th-round pick
(1,195th selection) by the Orioles in
June's MLB Amateur Draft.
"We are very happy for David to
be able to continue his career in the
professional ranks," UF coach Pat
Casey Lawson / Alligator
Gators infielder David Cash swings during a game against Louisiana
State on May 20.
McMahon said. "We are apprecia-
tive of his efforts for
our program during
OatOrS his time at Florida
asdball and wish him the
In his first season
after transferring from Chipola
Junior College, the infielder com-
piled the second-highest team bat-
ting average witn a .298 clip; Cash
hit .320 in Southeastern Conference
He started 38 games at third,
scored 22 runs, totaled 16 RBI,
tallied six doubles, collected two
triples and belted one homer.
Cash marks the fourth impact
player the Gators have lost to
professional teams this summer.
Infielder Adam Davis signed with
Cleveland while catcher Brian
Jeroloman signed with Toronto and
outfielder Gavin Dickey inked a
deal with Seattle.
UF continues to wait and see if
slugger Matt LaPorta will follow
in their footsteps. LaPorta fell to
the 14th round of the 2006 draft
(Boston) one season after leading all
NCAA Division I schools in home
runs. LaPorta missed much of the
2006 season because of an oblique
Cash is also leading records this
summer, topping the Cape Cod
League in batting average after hit-
ting .291 (30 for 103) for the Bourne
Braves in 26 games. Selected as
an outfield starter for the Western
Division in last Saturday's All-Star
Game, he was tied for the club lead
with 14 runs while compiling 6 RBI
and four doubles. Since the West
squad was running out of available
arms, Cash also pitched one inning
during the All-Star Game.
Cash played high school ball in
Odessa and spent one year at South
Carolina. The Orioles also selected
him in the 21st round of the 2003
draft out of high school.
Spurrier hopes for
SPURRIER, from page 32
He also wants a renewed commitment to infect
the fan base. South Carolina lacks a modern academ-
ic advising facility, and its locker room and training
areas don't bring the word "plush" to mind.
So the school has embarked on a $100 million
campaign, according to The State, to spur the neces-
sary booster donations.
Still, while the program has not yet merited SEC
championship talk, all roads seem to point upward.
"He brought the attitude that we can play, that
we can win here at South Carolina," Gamecocks cor-
nerback Fred Bennett said. "That's one of the things
he always says: 'We can win here
at South Carolina.' By him just
saying that, he got the players to
believe that we can win, and we
can play against the best."
The Gamecocks will have to
clear their share of hurdles in
2006. They lost nearly their entire
Spurrier offensive line and must replace
cornerback Jonathan Joseph and safety Ko Simpson,
who left for the NFL. Their recruiting class was de-
cent, but fell short of the standard set by SEC teams
like UF, Georgia and the like.
Speaking of UF, Spurrier will experience what
might be the most bizarre moment of the col-
lege football season: running into The Swamp in
Gainesville draped in garnet and black. And who
would the coach be if he declined to take a pre-
liminary veiled shot at his alma mater? Discussing
UF quarterback Chris Leak and his place in Urban
Meyer's spread offense, Spurrier remarked:
"I don't know if they're going to ask him to run
with it a lot. But he's a beautiful passer of the ball,
no doubt about it."
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 31
Tennessee looks to recover from 2005 disaster
* COACHES TO ENFORCE
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
HOOVER, Ala. Perhaps
Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer
hit rock bottom when his wife
called him "spoiled."
Or maybe it was when she
kicked him out of the house. On
Christmas, no less.
"We were leaving or packing
or whatever, and [Victoria] said,
'You got to get the heck out of
this house. You're driving us
crazy,'" Fulmer recalled.
That's the kind of year 2005
was for Fulmer. The Volunteers
(5-6) suffered a losing season and
missed a bowl for the first time
since 1988. Why?
Quarterbacks Erik Ainge and
Rick Clausen engaged in a game
of virtual tag for the starting spot.
A slew of starters suffered inju-
ries, including tailback Gerald
Riggs' season-ending ankle ail-
ment. And complacency, set in at
a program grown accustomed to
"You can say [players lost fo-
cus last year]," senior defensive
tackle Justin Harrell said. "There
were times when guys were
pretty much looking at the future
than at the team. We can't have
that. Football is a team sport, and
that's one of the main focuses
of the. seniors. We want to let
everyone know that no player is
greater than everybody else, and
we have to put egos aside."
To move along, the coaches
held a team meeting at the end
of the season and enacted a zero-
tolerance policy. The Volunteers
would later amp up spring
practices, start wearing similar
clothes and now partake in more
"It's like a complete turn-
around," Harrell said.
OLE MISS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT
SCHAEFFER: The Brent Schaeffer
saga is coming to an end. Maybe.
Schaeffer, a dynamic quarter-
back who played at the College
of the Sequoias last season before
announcing he was transferring
to Mississippi, hopes to complete
summer coursework today before
being able to join the team.
"Our guys are anticipating
Brent coming and welcoming him
to the football team," Mississippi
coach Ed Orgeron said: "We re-
ally are prepared to make him
feel at home with our football
team, to teach him the way we do
things at an accelerated pace,
Schaeffer initially started tak-
ing correspondence courses to
gain admission. Orgeron,. how-
ever, convinced him to finish his
schoolwork at the College of the
Andrea Morales / Alligator Staff
Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer answers questions July 27 during the Southeastern Conference Football
Media Days in Hoover, Ala.
Sequoias in California. Should
he pass the necessary courses,
Schaeffer could still have to
wait several -days to be certified
by the NCAA Clearinghouse.
Mississippi starts practice
Saturday. Are the players antsy
about if he will ever arrive?
"I'm sure everybody is won-
dering that; even y'all are won-
dering if he's coming or not,"
tight end Robert Lane said.
SPURRIER ZINGERS: Though not
quite in his brashy mode of the
'90s, South Carolina coach Steve
Spurrier can still work the English
On whether a 12-game
schedule is too demanding:
"I watch girls' basketball, and
they'll play four straight nights
at the Southeastern Conference
Tournament. I don't hear them
bitching and moaning that
they're playing too much."
On how to ward off agents:
"As long as [players] are driv-
ing their old, beat-up cars, we're
On whether his offense com-
pares to those he had at UF: "No,
not quite; not quite right now."
Gators excel at tourney
IRVINE, Calif. Gators sophomore
Stephanie Cota turned in the best fin-
ish for a UF swimmer on day one of the
2006 Conoco-Phillips USA Swimming
National Championships when she
placed fifth in the women's 400-meter
freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 14.07
With a pair of top-10 finishes be-
tween them, juniors Tobias Work and
Dustin McLarty provided the high-
lights for the 18 UF men's swimmers.
Work began the evening session with
a seventh-place finish in the men's 400
free with a time of 3:52.49. That time
placed Work sixth in school history in
the event after his preliminary time of
3:52.39 vaulted him to third.
Cota's preliminary time of 4:13.51 in
the women's 400 free was good for fifth
all-time at UF.
She also recorded a prelim time of
1:00.70 in the women's 100 butterfly to
tie her for fourth in the-UF record book,
and went on to finish 16th in the event
with a time of 1:01.35.
McLarty earned a ninth-place fin-
ish in the men's 400 individual medley
(4:23.63). Incoming freshman Clark
Burckle placed 12th with a time of 4:
24.93, while junior Kevin Nead turned
in a time of 4:27.66 to finish 15th.
VOLLEYBALL WINS ACADEMIC AWARD:
The UF volleyball team was given
the Game Plan/American Volleyball
Coaches Association Team Academic
Award for the 2005-06 school year.
The award, initiated in the 1992-93
academic'year, honors college and high
school teams that display excellence in
the classroom by maintaining at least
a 3.30 cumulative team GPA on a 4.0
scale and a 4.10 cumulative team GPA
on a 5.0 scale during the school year.
The Gators were the only team
within the Southeastern Conference to
HORSCHEL TIED FOR FIFTH: UF sopho-
more Billy Horschel shot an even-par 70
at the 104th Western Amateur at Point
O'Woods Golf and Country Club, put-
ting him in a five-way tie for ninth place
at the end of the first day.
"Billy hasn't played much this sum-
mer, so he's just starting to get comfort-
able out on the course," said Gators
head coach Buddy Alexander. "The
.Western is grueling competition, but
he can continue to be successful if he
remains in the present. Billy just needs
to be Billy."
Incoming freshman Tyson Alexander
finished the day with a 2-over 72, and
junior Manuel Villegas shot a 6-over
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PLAYERS AND FANS HAVE BEEN
SLOW TO ADAPT TO HIS STANDARDS.
.By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
HOOVER, Ala. It is one year into this
newest phase, and Steve Spurrier hasn't
lost his sense of humor.
"Our trophy case has an Outback Trophy
in it, and that's the biggest one," he said.
It is one year into a project that would
have made Michelangelo's David seem like
a finger-painting task, and Spurrier hasn't
lost touch with reality.
"We got nowhere to go but up," Spurrier
And in this, his second summer at the
helm of South Carolina football, Spurrier,
most importantly, has not lost his edge, his
*"We can tell recruits, 'You have a chance
to come here and do something that's
never been done before in the history of
the school,'" Spurrier said. "'If you go
to Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn
- they've already won [Southeastern
Conference titles]. You can come here and
do it the first time ever.'"
Unfortunately for this 61-year-old, the
source of his motivation is also the fountain
spring for his headache: The Gamecocks
have never been good for an extended
stretch of time.
So despite the fact that South Carolina
won a surprising seven games in Spurrier's
first season including head turners
against Tennessee and former love UF -
this is an uphill battle. It is a fight to change
the culture of South Carolina mediocrity.
"Our commitment level through-
out the entire team is not good
enough. ... We have about five to
seven guys that don't understand
what it takes to be a winner."
South Carolina coach
Where to start? How about dedication.
Spurrier is still not certain there is
enough on his team. After all, when more
than a handful of your players skip vol-
untary summer workouts, some attitude
adjustment must follow.
"Our commitment level throughout
the entire team is not good enough. ... We
have about five to seven guys that don't
understand what it takes to be a winner,"
SEE SPURRIER, PAGE 30
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South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier takes questions from the media on July
27 in Hoover, Ala., at the Southeastern Conference Media Days.
Gators' practice full of subplots
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
To say UF coach Urban Meyer is
giddy about fall practice would be
putting it lightly.
"I can't tell you how much I can't
wait to get into that hotel with those
players and spend time with them,"
he said. "Some people dislike train-
ing camp. I'm a head football coach
that loves training camp because I live
with them. That's the greatest time of
The Gators commence fall practice
Sunday as the 2006 off-season winds
down. Beginning Sunday, players will
reside in a local Holiday Inn for the
duration of fall practice.
Some storylines for fans and observ-
ers to keep in mind during practice:
FRESHMAN SPOTLIGHT: Freshmen
will comprise 26 of the Gators' 85
allotted scholarships. Among those
expected to contribute are Percy
Harvin (wide receiver), Brandon
Spikes (linebacker), Carl Johnson and
Maurice Hurt (offensive linemen)
along with Wondy Pierre-Louis,
Jacques Rickerson and Markihe
UP FOR GRABS: While Meyer has
already named former safety Reggie
Nelson a starter at cornerback, there
is no telling how this position will
shape up as the sea-
son nears. Reggie
Lewis, Nick Brooks
and the freshman
Triumvirate will all
battle for playing
time. Then there's
Ryan Smith, the
Nelson Utah cornerback
who could transfer at any time.
THE MON WILLIAMS SHOW:
Everybody has assumed the start-
ing tailback will be DeShawn Wynn,
Kestahn Moore or Markus Manson.
But a certain prolific runner from
Texas by the name of Mon Williams
has something to say about that. The
6-foot-2 back has 4.4-second 40-yard
CALDWELL AND MCDONALD RETURN:
Wide receiver Andre Caldwell, and
defensive tackle Ray McDonald will
be full-speed as soon as that practice
HARVIN'S NEED FOR SPEED: Percy
Harvin will show everyone whether
he is worth the hype and perhaps
a starting job behind Dallas Baker
HARRIS WATCH: Starting defensive
tackle Steven Harris still has not re-
joined the team, according to Meyer's
last public word. The Gators are deep
on the line, but losing Harris would
be a huge blow.
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practices covered. Check back with us
Tuesday to see how the Gators do during
their first two days back on the field.
SThe UF football's annual Fan Day is being
held Aug. 20., at the O'Connell Center.
Players and coaches will sign autographs
and be available for photos.