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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 12 V w 1111,,,,. iUU ,.V. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2006



Trustees set guidelines after CLAS debt


* UF'S GOVERNING BODY APPROVED EIGHT PRIN-
CIPLES TO AVOID FINANCIAL MISMANAGEMENT.

By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

Following the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' mul-
timillion-dollar debt, officials from UF's top governing body
approved a set of financial guidelines for UF on Thursday.
The Board of Trustees' Committee on Finance and Facilities
recommended the eight principles, which outline responsible
accounting procedures. The entire board will consider the pro-


posal at today's meeting.
"To the extent that we can, we'd like to avoid other situa-
tions like [the CLAS debt]," said Dianna Morgan, the commit-
tee's chairwoman.
CLAS was never practicing fraudulent accounting, said
trustee Al Warrington. Instead, college officials just didn't fol-
low "principles of financial management."
UF Provost Janie Fouke said in.an interview that UF's bud-
get directors and new department leaders will receive financial
training. This program has been in the works for some time,
she said, but the CLAS debt spurred officials to speed it up.
A committee to decide how UF's budget will be allocated is
also in the works, she said. It will review each college's respon-
sibilities and give them the resources they need, she said.


SWarrington also said that at $55 million, UF's current con-
struction costs "seem out of control."
He suggested the university should focus on supporting
faculty members instead of expensive
UF construction projects. UF President
Administration Bernie Machen agreed.
"We have a lot of work to do on the
personnel side," he said. "It's reflected in our salaries."
Last week, CLAS officials announced a plan to gradually
reduce faculty to save money. In an interview after the meeting,
Machen said prioritizing faculty is a "university issue" that is
not linked to CLAS's plan. The college needs to do what it can
to cut costs, he said.
"It's simply a balancing act," he said.


PUBLIC SAFETY

Attack leads to gunfire


Glittering gala
Shaylee Mehta performs a traditional Indian dance along with four other
women at the South Asian American Student Assembly. See story, pg. 3.


By DOMINICK TAO
Alligator Writer
dtao@alligator.org

Two SFCC students were attacked
outside their southwest Gainesville apart-
ment early Thursday morning, according
to a police report.
One student, Clinton Howard, used a
.45 handgun to thwart the two attackers,
shooting one in the chest.
Two men were charged with burglary
and battery, and one was taken to the hos-
pital after receiving "nonlife-threatening
injuries," according to the report.
Colin Douglas Williams Jr., who lives
in Alachua, was arrested not far from
the crime scene, near the intersection of
Southwest 13th Street and Southwest 16th
Avenue, at 9:14 a.m.
Patrick Jensen Fort, who was shot in
the attack, was also arrested.
Jeremiah Smith, the other SFCC stu-
dent who was attacked, said he was smok-
ing a cigarette outside his second-story
apartment's front door with Howard, his
roommate.
At about 5:20 a.m., a Chevrolet
Avalanche drove by, and the passengers
shouted insults from the truck's windows,
according to the police report.
Smith said he and Howard shouted
back as the truck drove out of sight
around the apartment building.
A few moments later, Smith said, "they
just came running up the stairs."
"They said they were undercover sher-
iff's officers," Smith said. "Well, I thought
for a second they could have been, but
from the way they acted, that went out


the window."
According to police, one attacker be-
gan to grab and punch Smith and another
went after Howard.
"The guy just ripped off my shirt
- man, it was like Hulk Hogan," Smith
said.
The roommates managed to escape
into their apartment. The attackers fol-
lowed. Then, according to the police re-
port, Howard went to get his gun.
"They said they were undercover
sheriff's officers. Well, I thought
for a second they could have
been, but from the way they act-
ed, that went out the window."
Jeremiah Smith
SFCC student

Across the street at Frederick Gardens
Apartments, Brad Bryant, a UF criminol-
ogy major, was getting ready to go to his
Air Force ROTC physical training.
"I heard yelling," Bryant said. "Then I
heard a gunshot."
Howard fired his gun once. It was
loaded only with a rat shot, a cartridge
similar to a shotgun shell that sprays
small pellets instead of a bullet.
Smith said this is when they called
911.
"I thought it was awesome that ...
within a minute (of the shooting) there
were two cop cars there," Bryant said.
"They always patrol this street because of
speeders. This is the part of town where a
lot of stuff happens."


* UF coach Urban
Meyer must iron
out problems at
running back and
offensive line
Saturday against
UCF. Meyer's Gators
open up the SEC
schedule next
week.
See story, pg. 21.


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Student Health Care
Center, its high cost may
keep some students
away.
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8,2006 R ALLIGATOR, 3


HEALTH

Infirmary offers STD shot


Event flaunts Asian flair


By CHRISTINA KALIHER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Female students can now turn to UF for
protection against a common STD if they're
willing to shell out $450.
This is the first semester that UF's Women's
Clinic has given the vaccine for the human
papillomavirus, or HPV.
"HPV is the most common sexually trans-
mitted disease," said Tom Belcuore, who di-
rects the Alachua County Health Department.
"The four types (of HPV) in the vaccine are
responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancer
and 90 percent of genital warts."
The vaccine, called Gardasil, is adminis-
tered in three doses which UF administers
for a price of $150 each.
The university-has given about 10 shots so
far, said Phylis Craig, a nurse-practitioner for
the Women's Clinic.
HPV is contracted through "skin-to-skin
contact with someone who has that virus or
something that has that virus," Craig said.
"Most often it's from rubbing or cose con-
tact."
The vaccine is effective for at least four
years, she said. Although it's only approved for
females, males are susceptible to HPV as well.


"Guys get HPV. That's for sure," Craig said.
"But the vaccine, this first vaccine, has been ap-
proved for this point in time for women and
girls between the ages of 9 and 26."
Belcuore said the vaccine representss a
big breakthrough" in reducing the number of
deaths due to cervical cancer.
"The four types (of HPV) in the vac-
cine are responsible for 70 percent
of cervical cancer and. 90 percent
of genital warts."
Tom Belcuore
Alachua County Health Department director

Women who have never been infected with
HPV benefit most from the vaccine, accord-
ing to the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention's Web site.
But those who have already been infected
with HPV can still get protection from the
virus types in the vaccine they have never
contracted.
"At some point, I am sure we will see this
vaccinebecome one of the routine childhood
immunizations," Craig said, "just as we saw
Hepatitis B become routine."


* COMIC, DANCERS WERE
FEATURED AT THE SOUTH
ASIAN AMERICAN ASSEMBLY.

By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Writer
atiegen@alligator.org
Dancers whirling their glitter-
ing robes and clacking their bracelets
brought South Asian culture to UF on
Tuesday night.
SThe South Asian American Student
Assembly introduced students to
South Asian dubs and other resources,
and was organized by the South Asian
American Student Alliance.
Paul Varghese, an Indian-American
comic featured on Comedy Central
and on NBC's "Last Comic Standing,"
performed at the Reitz Union Grand
Ballroom. He joked about life as the
son of Indian immigrants, made fun of
Indian food, relationships and spelling
bees, and discussed the lack of South


Asian Americans in entertainment.
He said writer and director M. Night
Shyamalan is an exception.
"How are you going to make a
movie called 'The Village' and not put
any Indians in it?'he joked.
Farheen Akbar, president of the al-
liance and a Pakistani American, said
she invited the comic to lightheartedly
portray obstacles of growing up as a
minority in America.
Dancers from the Hindu Student
Council whirled shimmering saris
and swung colorful clothes to the
beat of Indiarrmusic. Members of the
Pakistani Student Association flaunted
traditional garb in a fashion show.
A-moment of silence honored vic-
tims of an October earthquake that hit
Pakistan and to remember July's bomb-
ing of Indian trains.
The assembly cost about $2,000,
Akbar said. It was sponsored by
the Dean of Students Office's Weeks
of Welcome fund and Student
Government.


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Machen asks trustees to simplify goals, bonuses


By LINDSEY FRANCO
Alligator Writer
Ifranco@alligator.org

UF President Bernie Machen's
compensation for the year could


depend on how well he pays facul-
ty members, expands need-based
aid and improves campus sus-
tainability, or the conservation of
resources for future generations.
Those goals were outlined in


a set of 51 objectives for Machen
and the university that the
Board of Trustees' Committee
on Governance discussed at its
Thursday meeting.
Each year, Machen receives


a bonus from the trustees based
on how well he meets his yearly
objectives. Last year, the board
awarded him a $75,000 bonus for
his performance.
The goals also appear in UF's
Strategic Work Plan, a document
that maps the university's route to
becoming a top-tier institution.
But at Thursday's meeting,
Machen said the trustees should
consider a different way to chart
UF's progress.
To revamp the goal-setting sys-
tem, Machen said the board should
create "a simplified model" of his
annual and long-term goals.
That plan would compress
Machen's yearly and three-year
objectives into a single document.
"It's very aligned with where
we want to go," said trustee
Dianna Morgan, the former senior


vice president of public affairs for
Walt Disney World.
If the trustees eventually ap-
prove Machen's plan, his yearly
compensation could be affected,
said committee Chairman Mac
McGriff.
UF He said
Administration several
goals listed
in the current plan would remain
from year to year.
"There are a lot of them that
won't get accomplished in a year
that will stay there and keep you
focused," said McGriff, who works
as private investor in Jacksonville.
Machen also highlighted three
of his own goals for the univer-
sity, which include analyzing UF's
financial needs and strengthening
the communication between trust-
ees and other administrators.


Framed with the Board of Trustees' meeting table, UF President Bernie Machen discusses his goals for
UF during a trustees meeting at Emerson Alumni Hall on Thursday.


New Presidential Goatls

Expand pool of need-based financial
aid by $2 million
Secure state funding for graduate
student health care

compensation
Expand UF activity in sustainabilitv
and develop alternative energy tech-
nologies


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 5


Senator protests districting


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

Although Student Senate of-
ficials recently decided against
altering the way seats are dis-
tributed, one lawmaker says
maintaining the status quo is
unfair.
At Tuesday Senate meeting,
Sen. Robert Agrusa announced
the Judiciary Committee would
not redistribute seats for the up-
coming year. One of that com-
mittee's roles is to decide how
many seats each college and
student living area should be
given in Student Government's
legislature.
But if Sen. Ryan Nelson has
his way, SG will alter its seat
distribution by Spring.
Nelson plans to propose a
measure that would remodel
the Senate's seat apportionment
to reflect the methods used by
the U.S. Congress.
Byusing thatmethod, Nelson


said, SG rules would align with
national law.
"If it's good enough for
the United States Congress, it
should be good enough for SG,"
Nelson said.
"If it's good enough for
the United States Con-
gress, it should be good
enough for SG."
Ryan Nelson
Student senator


If the Senate votes in favor
of Nelson's bill at its meeting
Thursday, graduate senators
would gain an additional seat
- which some lawmakers say
is necessary anyway.
Graduate students account
for 21 percent of UF's student
body, but there are just seven
senators, about 8 percent of the
Senate, representing them now.
Cecilia Amador, a graduate


senator with the Unite Party,
said graduates deserve more
representation.
S"The system is not designed
forus," she said. ''\hat right ii
right. If we deserve another -eat
v. e should get another seat"
But Agrusa c ho leads. the
Judiciarv Committee, said reap-
portiotnr-ent iS- inneces-an
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school are also represented i.
the Senate, and including those
slots with other graduate seat-
makes representation more
even, Agrusa said.
"The issues are the same for
most (graduate and professional
students)," he said.
Sen. Heshan "Grasshopper"
Illangkoon said although he
supports Nelson's bill, he thinks
graduate representation in the
Senate is already "pretty cose to
what we want."
S"Getting one seat would be
just enough for the semester,"
he said. "I wouldn't expect more
than that, really."


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Editorial
We all have addictions. Whether it's drink, drugs or just
the sound of your own voice, there's probably something in
this world you can't live without.
Hi. We're the Independent Florida Alligator, and we're
addicted to cheap jokes.
As far as addictions go, that's not so bad. People tangle
with rougher stuff every day. Still, it's a 550-word-a-day
habit, and we have to get our fix. So bear with us as we begin
this week's edition of ...


Darts & Laurels

We start things off by tossing a we'll-never-hear-crikey-
the-same-way-again LAUREL to the late, great Steve Irwin,
a man who was obviously addicted to danger. Better known
as the Crocodile Hunter, Irwin was killed Monday when a
stingray stabbed him in the chest with its poisonous tail
barb. Experts say the attack was "a one-in-a-million thing."
Irwin was filming a documentary called "The Ocean's
Deadliest," a joke we won't touch with a 10-foot pole. But
we will say this: Irwin, a respected conservationist when he
wasn't a beloved TV personality, died doing what he loved.
He will be missed.
,Next, we launch a failure-must-be-your-anti-drug
DART at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, which
is responsible for those anti-marijuana ads we all know and
love. Since 1998, the federal government has spent $1.4 bil-
lioni on the ads, and the president just requested another
$120 million for next year's TV spots. But according to a
recent study, they don't work. Well, duh.
It gets better, though. The study also shows that expo-
sure to the anti-marijuana campaign makes some kids more
likely to smoke weed which the Office of National Drug
Control Policy tells us leads to harder drugs. So good job,
guys. Somewhere out there, a teenager is turning tricks be-
hind a Dumpster for a nickel bag, and it's all your fault. We
hope you're happy.
On the subject of addicts, we toss a step-away-from-
the-mirror DART at the men and women of the Swamp
Party, who chose candidates this week for the Fall
Student Government election. What are they addicted to?
Themselves, of course.
From Student Body President John Boyles recently
crowned UF's "most adorable SG official" to the lowliest
functionary, Swamp has some great people. They're good
enough, smart enough and, gosh dam it, people like them.
And of course, they're not afraid to say so.
Party bigwig Josh Weiss said this year's slate includes
"the most outgoing, the most talented and the most en-
gaging students" that Swamp has ever fielded. Last year
was great, of course, but this year ... wow. The Alligator
suspects next year's candidates will be you guessed it
even better somehow. Amazing!
Thankfully, not all SG candidates wear heart-shaped
lockets with their own faces inside. The Alligator slides'a
how-are-you-guys-the-most-normal-ones LAUREL to the
insurgent Pants Party for deflating the rampant narcissism
on display this week with a little good-natured humor. It's
a shame they have no chance of winning a seat.
Speaking of which, U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris the
most tarted-up and darted-up politico in Florida some-
how snagged the Republican Party's Senate nomination in
this week's primary. For that, we shoot at what-the-hell-
were-you-thinking DART at everyone who voted for her.
You know she's going to lose, right?
SThen again, her candidacy should at least be good for a
laugh. We just hope Harris takes UF's new online alcohol
course before her campaign bus rolls into Gainesville. This
is a college town, after all. She could hurt herself.


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Capital punishment is costly, immoral
T he word "capital" .in capital punishment comes nurture that steered the course of a
from the Latin for head, "caput." Capital punish- criminal's life with enough certainty
ment therefore refers directly to "losing your head." to execute him?
I think it's fair to say that any state government still en- As much as capital punishment
forcing capital punishment has indeed lost its head. is a moral issue, it is also an eco-
One month ago, Gov. Jeb Bush signed another death nomic one. The National Bureau of
warrant for convicted murderer Clarence Hill. Hill was Todd Portnowitz Economic Research estimates that
supposed to be executed in January, but the Supreme Witz's Wit between 1982 and 1997, the cost of
,Court stayed his execution. They ruled that Hill and letters@alligator.org capital punishment trials was $1.6
others on death row had the right to challenge the use of billion.
lethal injection as a method of execution. Florida would save $51 million a year by punishing
Lethal injection has come under suspicion recently all first-degree murderers with life in prison. Capital tri-
based on research-done right here in the state of Florida, als are long and expensive and in cases like Clarence
at the University of Miami. A UM study found that in 43 Hill's, in which constant appeals burden the justice sys-
of 49 investigated cases, condemned prisoners did not tem, the cost of actually executing a condemned prisoner
receive enough sodium thiopental to induce a quick and is outrageous.
effective state of unconsciousness. That means they were So why not save our tax dollars for education and ad-
awake while being executed. dress the problem of criminals at its foundation?
Is that not cruel and unusual punishment? Besides, Perhaps the most effective argument in favor of the
who gave us humans the right to take another human's death penalty is, "What if someone killed a person you
life in the first place? love?" My answer is that I, of course, would go insane
I don't see where the popular support for capital meaning I would be in no place to make a sane decision
punishment comes from. Eighty-eight countries have regarding the criminal's life.
abolished capital punishment, whereas only 69 retain it. We cannot, as sane voters, allow politicians like Jeb
Of those 69 countries, 29 have not executed a condemned Bush to act as demigods, meting out life and death. With
prisoner in the last 10 years. Clearly, the United States is gubernatorial candidates Charlie Crist and Jim Davis
lagging. both supporters of capital punishment running
America is a mostly Christian country. Isn't God's mes- against each other in the upcoming election, there isn't
sage to love unconditionally even your enemies? Yes, much room to turn.
in the Bible, God takes revenge countless times. But we But if we as voters want to see justice carried out with
are not God. human decency and our tax dollars put to good use
How can one be pro-life and pro-death penalty at the we're going to have to speak up.
same time? You may argue that a fetus is innocent, where- Todd Portnowitz is an English junior. His column appears
as a criminal is not. But how can we judge the nature and on Fridays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Reader response
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Letters to :i.e Editor
Cyclists deserve equal protection of law
A short time ago, another UF student
cyclist was hit from behind and killed by a
motorist on Williston Road. This incident
was merely the latest in what has been a
long line of similar tragedies the last sev-
eral years.
The car's driver was not under the
influence, and therefore, under state law,
was only charged with a minor traffic
infraction. The only penalty was a small
fine. Any motorist who hit a pedestrian
or motorcyclist would get the same lax
treatment.
The unavoidable conclusion seems to
be that the law puts a much smaller value
on the lives of cyclists than it does on the


victims of other crimes. The
involved clearly does not serve
cient deterrent to those drivers v
of respect for other users of the:
This does not adequately rep
value our society should place
citizen. It is time for us to come t
a community, to take this issue
and to share our thoughts an
with our local officials.
One life is just as important
The law must be changed to be
sent Gainesville's citizens and
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BR. Hardwood floors, cent A/C, laundry on-
site. Call Kim, 494-6009. 320 #3 SW 10th St.
Only 1 unit avail. 9-12-10-2

1 MONTH FREE -WALK TO UF! 3BR 3BA
& 4BR 4BA duplex starting at $1350/rent,
w/d hookups & lots more! 801 NW 3rd Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-8-9-2

SEPTEMBER FREE! Spacious 3BR 2.5BA
TH, gated community newly renovated
2 screen porches, w/d hookups, pool & lots
more, $1000/rent, 501 SW 75th St #A-14
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlintgtonrealestate.com 9-8-9-2

WALK TO UFI 1st month free!
3BR 1BA house, wood floors,
Carport, w/d hookups, $995/rent,
126 NW 10th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-8-9-2

1st MONTH FREE@
Capstone Quarters, furnished
2BR 2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
$750/rent, 2905 SWArcher Rd #4004N
Carl Turlington'Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-8-9-2

*NW 39th Ave Large 2BR/2BA + loft w/costly
laminated wood-looking floor, cent AC, car-
peted, open, bright, good neighborhood
$650-660. 0 Nice 2BR/2BA, patio w/gate,
trees, part utils pd. $550-560. Call 373-8310
9-11-10-2

Cute one bedroom apt with study, freshly
painted 304 NW 19th Ave. $525/mo Green
Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-4392 9-
25-20-2

Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath with study,
yard service, freshly painted 310 NW 20th
Ave. $750/mo. Green Tree Realty Inc. Call
Barbara 317-4392. 9-25-20-2

Brand new 3 bedroom 2 bath house double
garage with fireplace 1700 sq ft $1395/mo.
2165 NW 49th Ave in Sorrento. Green Tree
Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-4392 9-25-
20-2

Separate studio apt. on Warm Blood
Breeding/Training farm in Micanopy. $550/
mo +utils. Some work/exchange &/or horse
board avail for experienced person. Nice at-
mosphere; great experience. 352-591-2474
9-12-10-2

LOFT APARTMENT.
PLENTY OF SPACE
JUST STEPS TO NORMAN HALL.
ONLY $555 A MONTH
loftuf@yahoo.com 9-12-10-2

ROOM FOR STUDENT IN
4BR/2BA HOME. $300/MO
Free util +cable+laundry Call 562-4008
9-12-10-2

CLOSE, CUTE & CHEAP
1BR/1BA apt. across from Butler Plaza.
Walk/bike to campus on bus rte. Only $427/
mo. Pets ok. 371-5805 9-13-10-2








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For Rent
Sunfurnished

Condo 4 Rent avail. Aug 10.
Woodside Villas off Tower Rd.
2BR/2BA, PoolCrtyrd/field area
outside back door. $900/mo + sec.
Pet ok w/deposit. 386-931-0882 9-13-10-2


Available now 2BR/1BA in triplex. $600/mo.
1st, last & $400 security. Small pets ok. Call
332-5585 leave message. 9-14-10-2


Green Leaf Condo for rent
2.5BR/1BA, $675/mo
Great for family/roommates
New carpet/paint, W/D hook-ups
backyard/quiet area near mall. 372-6502
9-8-5-2


"STAY HERE PLAY HERE**
1BR/1BA close to UF free park across fr
UF 2 pools BBNolley court laundry fac wtr/
swr/trash incl $584 Call Josh after 5:30 or Iv
mssg 937-239-0098 9-8-5-2


HISTORIC DUCKPOND 2BR/1.5BA
Amazing location. Only blocks to downtown,
508 NE 4th Ave. A steal at only $550/moAvail
Oct. 1 Call 379-4952 for an appointment
9-18-10-2


* Walk to UF & DT area!
* 2BR avail in 4/2 house,
w/yard & giant porch *
$320 + util, call 561 866-1774
NW3rdAve & 9th St. 9-19-10-2


3BR/1BA in SE Gainesville. Central Heat/Air.
W/D hookups. No pets, fenced yard. $925
and $800 deposit. Section 8 available.
Call 371-7815 9-13-5-2


3BR/2BA large lot in quiet area off SR26
towards Melrose, 15 minutes to campus.
$750/MO, includes water & lawn care. Pets
OK Call H M 352-538-1705 9-13-5-2


WALK TO UF!
1BR/1BA with hardwood floors, huge bath!
Available now! $500/mo 108B NW 7th St.
Call Sara @ 407-484-8056 or Suzie @-692-
3800 9-14-5-2


CLOSE TO UF
3416 NW 7th Ave. 3BR/2BA $1000/mo.
Contact Michael 331-2100 10-5-20-2


j[ uFor Rent
unfurnished


3BR/2BA Campus Edge $995/MO
4BR/4BA Universty Terrace $1,600/MO
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1,100/MO
Ask about Move-In Specials!

30+ Properties Available!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118
12-6-60-2


SSubleases


Countryside @ University Condo 2 bed-
rooms avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Cable,
water, elec incl except phone. Call Irvin 904-
610-0967 or email icheng@bellsouth.net
9-14-15-3

Camelot Apts, I am leaving my big room in
2BR/2BA apt. Room is 11.5 x 21. Pvt BA &
walk-in closet. Free internet. $500/mo nego-
tiable 3425 SW 2nd Ave #231. 202-365-6922
or emaciejewskil@yahoo.com. Sept. paid
9-8-5-3

1st MONTH FREE in new 3BR/2BA house
on SW 19th Dr. $500/mo includes all utils,
-cable, wireless. Move in Sept or Oct. Lease
runs through 7/07. Brian 763-843-4998 9-
8-5-3

1BR in 4BR/2BA apt $440/mo incl utils.
FREE SEPT RENT. Close to campus. Call
Jessica 813-486-6154 9-18-10-3

2/1 AT HOMESTEAD APTS
Available ASAP! Moving out of state. Lease
thru 7/31/07. $625/mo. Call Courtney 352-
359-2672 or email CLM2684@hotmail.com
9-13-5-3 -

CHEAP $295 1BR + BA in 2BR/2BA town-
home in Lakewood Villas w/male +1/2 utilities
(cable, internet, GRU). W/D, pets ok, on UF
bus route 786-547-8311 OR 305-43_1-7358
9-11-3-3

Nice room for sublease. 1 BR in 4BR/4BA fur-
nished apartment in Melrose, SW 62nd Blvd.
$459/MO. Individual lease, now-Aug 2007..
Rent includes everything. RTS 20 to UF
campus. 352-870-5651 orjerryhua@ufl.edu
9-13-5-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455,
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-6-72-4


Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4

Female roommates needed in condo 1 mile
from UF, $425/MO includes, cable, internet,
utilities, pool + more, beautifully renovated
and on bus route, 262-2871 9-21-20-4

1BR available in new townhouse w/fun-lov-
ing roommates. Cable w/HBO, phone, DSL,
sireless, and all amenities. $350 + 1/3 util.
386-397-6775 9-8-11-4

Female roommate needed for room in
Greenwich Green. Private BA. Rent around
$530/mo. Call 727-501-2554 9-8-10-4

A roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA
condo near UF. Rent is $475. Utilities not
included. Ph 352-303-3368 9-29-24-4

**FEMALE NEEDED for a 4BR/2BA**
Furnished condo in LaMancha. 3 blocks from
campus. Utilities, cable & internet included.
$385/mo 359-4445 9-8-9-4

Roommate in newly renovated 3/2 house,
huge room, fully furnished, all appliances,
cable/HBO & fast internet included. Quiet
location 1 mi from UF. $500/mo + GRU. Call
Nadav at 305-606-1221 9-21-20-4

Female Roommate Wanted! 2/2 condo in
Capstone Quarters. $475/mo inci fum, utils,
condo fees, pvt bath. Non-drinker/smoker
& no pets. Call Taneisha @ 904-616-3454
or email ttandt@ufl.edu or 904-291-6554
9-13-10-4

Need a girl roommate 2BR/2.5BA condo
at Casablanca for fall/spring term. Great
bus route comes every 5 mins. Located 1 mi
from Univ. Only $550/mo incl everything. Call
Elina at 786-493-9069 anytime. 9-14-10-4

$325 room + 1/4 util Private bath, walk-in
closet, W/D, balcony, pool. See photos:
www.rentalworkshop.com. Close to cam-
pus + very nice. Call 870-0904 or 318-4553
4BR/4BA 9-8-5-4

1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at

ROCKWOOD VILLAS
$450/mo + 1/2 electric. Call 727-742-9083
9-8-5-4

2 females looking for 3rd in 3BR/3BA condo
in prime residential area. 15 min from UF.
Close to Park & Ride. Large kitchen & liv-
ing rooms. Patio. Internet, cable TV, W/D,
community pool. $425/mo 727-399-0574
9-25-15-4

Wanted female non-smoker to share 2/2
condo NW Gville. Responsible, clean grad
student or professional preferred. $400/mo
+ utilities. Available now! Call Kate 352-514-
4267 9-11-5-4

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. John 786-436-1657
9-11-5-4

Wanted female non-smoker to share a 3BR/
2BA house. 1 unfurn room avail in furnished
house 15 min from UF 5 min from SFCC.
$400/mo includes utils, TV & intemet. No
pets. Quiet area. Call 352-206-0543 9-29-
19-4

Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities &
utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable wHBO/SHO $625/mo. 954-483-4597
9-11-5-4

$275 + 1/2UTIL
Female only. Move-in Sept 3rd. 2/1 to share.
3 blocks to UF. 352-214-8030
http://plaza.ufl.edu/bmoswim 9-12-5-4


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1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at BOARDWALK.
Clean responsible roommate wanted: Rent
$382/mo + 1/2 cable & utils. Call 979-422-
2222 9-12-5-4


1BR/1BA avail in 3BR condo in Marchwood.
2 female roommmates. Cable, DSL, pool.
Room unfurn. $400/mo + utils. If you called
before, another room just became available.
Call Bianca 352-514-4124 9-12-5-4


SFCC Students looking for responsible,
clean, courteous roommates. Spacious apt.
Discounted: $345/mo/rm.. Most utils paid.
Awesome pool & other amenities. Call Lynn
at 321-749-4545 for details. 9-19-10-4


Someone to Keep You Entertained
If you hate boring roommates, let me move
in. I love pay-per-view movies, sports pack-
ages & hot entertainment. Do you have 240
channels? I also like to play online. Sure,
I'm fast, but you can handle me. Sign up for
Cox Digital Cable, High Speed Internet and
Digital Telephone. 1-888-269-9693. 9-8-3-4


FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED FOR
2BR/1BA DUPLEX. $300/MO + 1/3.
UTILITIES. QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD ON
W. UNIVERSITY NEAR ROYAL PARK
THEATERS 352-870-6172 9-15-7-4


Non-smoking female professional or grad in
luxury 3BR/2.5BA home, pool. Close to UF
& SFCC. $395/mo + utils. 376-5970 ot 258-
4880 9-21-10-4


1 LARGE BR in 3BR/2BA house 1/2 mi from
UF. In great safe area. Must see. W/D avail.
(immed avail.) $400/mo + utils. 339-6171.
1502 NW 17th St 9-14-5-4



a Real Estate


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


Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-6-72-5


PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
12-6-72-5







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
12-6-72-5








INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Summit House
Condos, newly renovated 1 & 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 Tom Bellucci or Steve Clark at Coldwell
Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at 352-372-
5375. 9-29-50-5


SReal Estate


Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 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 & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 9-29-50-5


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Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
9-29-50-5



Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxford Terrace II -Walk to UF from a brand
new condo! www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
352-219-2879 12-6-72-5



Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 balconies
with great views, $219,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1.
12-6-72-5



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 offArcher Rd. $34,000. Call
772-287-0820 or 772-260-1933 9-11-25-5



*CONDO FOR SALE IN BRANDYWINE*
2/2 in excellent condition. Ceramic tile &
wood flooring. 1225 sq ft. Motivated seller.
Cell 352-562-4091 frankffv@hotmail.com
9-12-20-5



NEW CONSTRUCTION
Luxury 2Br/2.5BA townhome. Close to UF.
Ready for fall. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 9-15-21-5



LOCATION-5 MIN TO UF
3BR/2BA, garage, wood floors, vaulted ceil-
ing. House in excellent condition. Possible fi-
nancing. By appt. 3642 NW 7th PI. $237,500.
352-373-6080 or 352-281-4774 9-29-29-5



TIRED OF RENTING?
Invest in yourself, don't wast money on rent.
Seller pays commissions, not you! Visig
www.yourgainesvillerealtor.com or call Scott
Hancock, Campus Realty @ 352-359-1678
10-16-18-5



NW 1BR/1BA luxury condo, new appliances
incl wash/dry cent air upstairs unit wooded
view minutes to UF 1923 NW 23rd Blvd.
Rustic Springs $104,900. $92 assoc dues
incl water/gar/pest control. 352-318-7981
9-20-20-5


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2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedroom 2 % bath town home floor plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
Seller will pay 2% towards closing costs
Fall completion
Oral representation cannot be relied upon
as correctly stating representations of the
developer. For correct representations,
make reference to the documents required
by Florida Statutes section 718.503 to be
furnished by the developer to buyer.
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Contact Agent
Maria "Birdie" Pla Murnane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
www.venture-realty.com
11-30-65-5

1BR/1BA condo 2 miles to UF
Ground floor, quiet & attractive.
Inexpensive living $79,000 386-462-3066
9-19-15-5

CREEKS EDGE Condominium Community
1, 2 and 3BR Condos from the low 100s.
Only 1.8 miles from UF Campus, Up to
$10,000 in Buyer's Incentives Hurry in over
50% sold out! www.creeksedgecondos.com
- 352-374-2003. 9-29-19-5

Nice 1BR/1.5BA Woodside Villas condo 750
sq.ft. Near UF, new roof, new appliances,
swimming pool. Smoke "& pet-free. Owner
pay AHS contract. Appliance incl. warranty
$96,000 Contact 219-2173 or 359-3222
9-18-10-5

2BR/2BA condo in Woodside Villas 1070 sq.
ft. Near UF. New roof, swimming pool, smoke
& pet free. Owner pays carpet replacement.
AHS contract. Appliances incl. warranty
$126,000 Contact 219-2173 or 359-3222
9-18-10-5

MEDITERRANIAN STYLE HOME
3BR/2BA. 10 cleared acres with beautiful
trees in Newberry. adjacent to preserve w/5
miles of riding trails. $450,000 Call 472-8248
9-20-10-5


BELOW MARKET VALUE!
3BR/3.5BA NW home,
1,772', 1-car gar. $184,900
EXIT REALTY PRODUCERS
352-505-5700 9-20-10-5


North Central Florida Multi-Property
AUCTION Sept 14, 15, 16 Homes Riverfront
Lots, Lakefront Homesites, Acreage,
Residential, Commercial, Many ABSOLUTE!
(800)257-4161 higgenbotham.com
Higgenbotham Auctioneers ME
Higgenbotham, CAI AU305/AB158. 9-8-1-5

Highlands County Multi-Property
AUCTION 11AM, Sat., Sept 9 Lake Placid,
FL Homesites, Acreage, Residential,
Agricultural Many ABSOLUTE! (800)257-
4161 higgenbotham.com Higgenbotham
Auctioneers ME Higgenbotham, CAI AU305/
AB158. 9-8-1-5

*LAND AUCTION* 200 Props Must be Sold!
Low Down/E-Z Financing. Free Catalog
(800)937-1603 www.LANDAUCTION.com
NRLL East, LLC Auction Bus. License:
AB2509, Mark Bulziuk Auctioneer License:
AU3448, Jeff Johnston Auctioneer License:
AU3449, Stacey Mauk Auctioneer License:
AU3447. 9-8-1-5
NEW HOMES in OCALA, FL Pre-
Construction Pricing, Zero Down for
Investors, Realtor Inquiries Welcome. Call
Kinder Homes at (352)622-2460 or www.ln
vestinOcalaFL.com. 9-8-1-5

Priced for Quick Sale!! 3.2 acre lake lot, 148
ft of frontage. Northeast GA's largest and
newest lake, Patriot's Pointe. $98,500. More
Info: (706)213-6734 www.lakerussellproperti
es.com. 9-8-1-5


ll Real Estate


MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA AAH COOL
SUMMERS MILD WINTERS Affordable
Homes & Mountain Cabins, Land CALL FOR
FREE BROCHURE (877)837-2288 EXIT
REALTY MOUNTAIN VIEW PROPERTIES
www.exitmurphy.com. 9-8-1-5

NATIONAL BUILDER 0% DOWN when you
own land! HOME BUILT ON YOUR LOT
starting at $58 per square foot. Call for FREE
color brochures. (800)622-2832. 9-8-1-5

East Tennessee- Norris Lake 5.6 acre
wooded LAKEFRONT lot- $66,500 5.1
ACRE WOODED view lot- $28,900 Call
Lakeside Realty @ (423)626-5820 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 9-8-1-5

North Carolina Mtns. Asheville Area Starting
@ $89,900 for spectacular parcels with
views, waterfalls, mountain streams, ameni-
ties & much more. Call for appt. (866)930-
5263. 9-8-1-5

TAX DEED TITLE INSURANCE WITHOUT
A QUIET TITLE ACTION FASTER &
CHEAPER Dave Schumacher, President,
Tax Title Services (949)798-1180 www.taxtit
leservices.com 9-8-1-5

Gulf front lots $595k. Homes start-
ing mid $300k. New master planned
ocean front community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, TX.
www.cinnamonshore.com, (866)891-5163.
9-8-1-5

With Tennessee's Beautiful Lakes &
Mountains, you.are sure to find the perfect
spot to call home. Call Nancy Gaines,
Gables & Gates (865)388-7703, (865)777-
9191 www.nancygaines.com 9-8-1-5

CENTRAL GEORGIA LAND FOR SALE.
Great Investment Opportunity. Strong,
Proven market. 1-5 acre tracts starting @
$5200.00 per acre. Owner Financing avail-
able. Call (706)737-2954. 9-8-1-5

RedWeek.com #1 timeshare marketplace
15,000+ resales, rentals, resort reviews. B4U
buy, rent, sell visit RedWeek.com. 9-8-1-5

ASHEVILLE, NC AREA Breathtaking
mountain view & river parcels. 1 to 8 acres
from the $80's Nature trails, custom lodge,
river walk & much more. 5 min. from town.
(866)340-8446. 9-8-1-5.

VA MOUNTAINS 5 acres with frontage
on large pristine creek, fishing, canoeing,
good access, private, near New River Trail
State Park, $49,500. Owner (866)789-8535
www.mountainsofVA.com. 9-8-1-5

GEORGIA/ NORTH CAROLINA Captivating
mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls.
Homesites starting @ $39,900. Log home
kits @ $39,900. Limited availability. Call
(888)389-3504 X 700. 9-8-1-5

Coastal Georgia- New, Pre- Construction
Golf Community. Large lots & condos w/
deepwater, marsh, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center, tennis, Trails,
Docks. $70k's- $300k. (877)266-7376
www.cooperspoint.com. 9-8-1-5

TENNESSEE DEEPWATER PROPERTIES!
STARTING AT ONLY 39,900! Won't Last!
Call Now! (866)950-5263 ext 105. 9-8-1-5

Let me help you sell your home quickly
and for near full value. We finance almost
anyone! www.IWIN-YOUWIN.com (305)387-
6780. 9-8-1-5

Western New Mexico Private 62 Acre Ranch
$129,990 Mt. views, trees, rolling hills, pas-
tureland, borders BLM. 1930's stone home-
stead and barn ruins. Horseback riding, hik-
ing, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity.
100% financing. Additional Parcels Available.
(866)365-2825. 9-8-1-5

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. ESCAPE THE
HEAT IN THE BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NC Homes,
Cabins, Acreage & INVESTMENTS.
CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC REAL
ESTATE. cherokeemountainrealty.com Call
for free brochure (800)841-5868. 9-8-1-5


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] Jl Furnishings


BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Gall 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-6-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-6-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 12-6-72-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 12-6-72-6

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

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-6-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-6-72-6

DINING ROOM. Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
6-72-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-6-72-6

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

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

BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
12-6-72-6

Bed -All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
12-6-72-6

Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
352-264-9799 12-6-72-6

Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789

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

FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for
$160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789
12-6-72-6


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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 12-6-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 12-6-72-6

"BEDS ALL BRAND NEW"
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170"*
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-6-72-6 .

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846.12-6-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-6-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-6-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-6-72-6

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

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
12-6-72-6

BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 12-6-72-6

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6

MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
12-6-72-6

*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-6-72-6

BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
12-6-72-6

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 335-
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Washer & dryer leases. 1' semester $160. 1
year $350. Call 352-318-3721 11-1-45-6

* Black glass-top kitchen table set$100,
* Black & gold-leaf book shelf $40,
* Black & glossy pine 600 CD shelf with CD
crates $100.
Call Paul @ 352-316-3795 9-11-5-6

Armoire/Entertainment unit. Real oak wood.
Holds 36" TV. $250/OBO.
Recliner/Snuggler. Multi-print $200/OBO
Both excellent condition. Call 352-472-1514
9-13-5-6


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CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7


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333-8404
Computer Help! Now!
4-25-144-7

Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
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Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
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GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-6-72-7

GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
Free Estimates
352-337-2500 12-6-72-7

LAPTOPO HP DV1580SE, 4 months old,
WinXP, 1.8Ghz Pentium M., 1GB RAM,
100GB HD, DVD-RW, 14" Ultra Brite screen,
DVD remote, wireless internet, 3yr warranty
$1500 352-538-1473 9-11-2-7


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

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-6-72-9


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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-6-72-10

*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW 22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
12-6-72-10,

GET CHEAP TEXTBOOKS[
Compare 24 bookstores instantly!
S&H and taxes automatically calculated
Try it today! http:llwww.bookhq.com 9-
27-25-10

*9000* PS2 000000
3 controllers, 2 memory cards, 20 hit games-
some w/strategy guides. $175 OBO. Call
352-256-2040 for more info. 9-30-2-10


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ANTHOLOGY
A book by Bob Brackin
includes "Gainesville Stories"
www.bobbrackin.com 12-6-67-10

* Beautiful 39 gal aquarium w/everything
even fish. $400/OBO. 0 1500 watt Elite
audio surr sound. $500/OBO. 0 Never used
Preform 630 home gym w/400 Ibs in weights
$400/OBO0 562-4226 9-8-5-10

CHEAP FURNITUREOGREAT CONDITION
05 Disc Stereo OMaghogany bookshelf
OTable lamp Wire storage rack 0 Fan
*Lock box Call 732-642-3958 9-18-10-10

94 MAZDA MIATA $4000
8k miles. Needs work on A/C & driver's
window. Call 331-4721. Ask for Leah. 9-
12-5-10

AIR CONDITIONER.
Whirlpool. 6000 BTU. Used only two weeks
$75. 333-2442 9-8-2-10

Double B-flat St. Petersburg Tuba
In good condition. Comes with soft carrying
case and mouth piece. $1500 352-514-5114
9-13-5-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 9-8-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 9-8-1-10

Vending Route: Full-line Snacks, Drinks, All
Brands. Great Equipment. Great Locations.
Financed with $6500 down. (877)843-8726,
Local. AIN #BO2002-037. 9-8-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and
Save! Full Body units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL TODAY!
(800)842-1305 www.np.etstan.com. 9-8-
1-10



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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-6-72-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-6-72-11


*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
'Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
S1901 NW67th Place, 336-1271
NEW Website www.NS4L.com
12-6-72-11

***GatorMoto***
New '06 models now in stock! 1 yr warranties
included with extended warranties available.
Our staff has over 15 years of combined ex-
perience selling and servicing motor scoot-
ers. Stop by our state of the ait facility today
at 6921 NW 22nd St.(SR 121) 376-6275
12-6-72-11

**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.
*9-8-35-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 12-6-72-11

Scooter 2006 Verucci Viper
150cc Only 475 mi like new. Asking $1395.
Send email for pics: muscooffla@alltel.net.
Local Call: 386-496-8390 9-13-15-11


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GatorMoto 87 Volvo 1499 352-338-1999
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work 78 Chevy PK 999
on any brand of scooter and we have some 84 Conversion Van 1999
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups 97 Isuzu Roded 2999
available and free estimates given for all 95 Honda Passport 2999 12-6-72-12


repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11

0000 WIN A FREE SCOOTERO**
GatorMoto will give away a scooter to the
person or organization that refers the most
people to purchase a scooter from us.
Contest runs until Sept. 22nd Call 376-6275
for more info. 9-21-20-11

SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
12-6-66-11

1998 SUZUKI SAVAGE
motorcycle $2000/OBO. 863-443-0784 9-
15-10-11

2004 YAMAHA YZF600R
$5500/OBO. 2k miles. Never been dropped,
garage-kept whole life. Call 410-274-1554
9-15-9-11

SWEET '79 SUZUKI GS850
Only 15,225 original miles. ONLY $1400
New seat +extras. Clean title in hand.
CORRECTED:
brokenattachment@yahoo.com 9-14-5-11


*S Autos


FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-6-72-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-6-72-12

****FAST CASH****
Clean. Running or Barely Running
CARS, TRUCKS
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
SCall Ray 352-284-8619
12-6-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-6-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-6-71-12

BEST CARS 0 LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
12-6-72-12

SUN CITYAUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
352-338-1999 12-6-72-12

SUN CITYAUTO SALES.
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
352-338-1999 12-6-72-12

96 Nissan Sentra 1999 352-338-1999
94 Nissan Sentra 1999
90 Mazda 323 1499
95 Honda Civic 2999
00 Kia Sephia 2499 12-6-72-12

92 Honda Accord 1999 352-338-1999
90 Audi 1999
95 Mazda Protege 1999
92 Cadillac 299
91 Lincoln 299 12-6-72-12


01 Ford Exp Sport Trac 4WD, <6k miles,
Black w/Gray A/C LIKE NEW. Hard Tonneau
SCover w/Bed Extender. Tow Hitch. Recently
Detailed Inside & Out. $12,000 OBO 352-
378-3627 9-11-10-12

2005 SCION XB SHOW CAR!
$21,465/OBO go to www.myspace.com/
81757726 for more info & pics or call 352-
562-4226. 5 TVs, 17" rims, DVD, P..2, touch
screen navigation & much more. 9-8-5-12

1999 KIA SPORTAGE 4x4
Great condition. All power. $2500. 378-9077
9-15-9-12

TOYOTA CAMARY 4 door 1994 Cold air
conditioning, stereo, 4cy with automatic tran-
simission, runs great. All service has been
done. $3850 352-284-1047 9-11-5-12

Honda Civic Del Sol 1995, Cold Air
Conditioning, power windows, locks, rear
window, factoryAM/FM cassette, 4 cy engine
with Automatic Transmission, runs & drives
great. Only 92K miles $5950 352-284-1047
9-11-5-12

Honda Prelude, '92 $3,000
Very good condition, 5 spd. manual, 2 doors,
.179k mile, new AC & radiator, power sun
roof and windows, day phone 352-392-7923
9-11-5-12
1994 TOYOTACOROLLA STATIONWAGON.
Automatic, A/C, power windows and locks,
and CD player. 99,000 miles, but runs very
well $2,999 OBO Call Will @ 504-338-9647
9-13-5-12

93 MERCURY SABLE
120k miles, 3000 cc, ABS, airbags, new tires.
$1200 OBO. Call 352-337-0618
afternoons or leave a message. 9-8-2-12

VW VANAGON VAN 87
SILVER MANUAL, 4 CYL, BED IN REAR.
$999/OBO. CALL 352-562-2811 OR EMAIL:
tschuman@ufl.edu 9-12-4-12

94 CAMARO 5SPD
CD, Flowmaster exhaust, real clean car.
Asking $3400. Call 850-445-0197 9-14-5-12

CAR STEREO
amp/Subwoofer combo Phoenix Gold
XS2300-300 watt AMP w/carpet enclosed
JLAudio 12" subwoofer $550 352-538-1473
9-11-2-12

1993 TOYOTA TERCEL
Aqua, 2 dr, 89k, AC, New Battery & Tires.
$1750 OBO. Call Tim at 352-278-0569 9-
13-4-12




WlMl Wanted

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

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
1'live in the Tower Rd. area 9-18-70-13

LOCALARTIST NEEDS:
Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-924W 4-25-
72-13

ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
9-18-70-13


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201 Southeast 2nd Ave, unit 205
352-264-7830
WWW.MARINEOFFICER.COM
10-2-28-13
READ WITH MIGRANT CHILDREN!
This is a voluntary position. For more
info, come to Norman #2337 on 9/9/06
at 2 pm Any questions e-mail Dr. Coady:
mcoady@coe.ufl.edu 9-8-2-13
VOLUNTEER needed, for local advertising
company. Flexible hours. Advertising back-
ground helpful. Call 352-333-3033 leave
message 9-8-1-13


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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-
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LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 12-6-72-14

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Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
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employment 12-6-72-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No .appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
6-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-6-72-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
12-6-72-14

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesyille.
100% FREE to join; Click on Surveys.
12-6-72-14

GATOR DOMINOS
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
12-6-72-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com

Earn between $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Tom 379-3663
9-22-21-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12/hr:. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
2442 12-6-72-14

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
10-31-41-14

CASHII
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
12-6-72-14


$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)
9-29-95-14

SECRETARY NEEDED
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people. PT &
FT available. For info call Tom @ 379-3663
9-22-21-14

WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 12-6-72-14

TCG PHONE REPS
Needed ASAP, evening & weekends. Must
be articulate & reliable. 371-5888 ext. 111 or
4112 NW 22nd Dr. 12-6-72-14 -


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EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma,& Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St
352-378-9204
12-6-72-14

VALET ATTENDANTS
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
ext 205.12-6-70-14
Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
St. 9-21-30-14
$7-9.00/hr. Weekday or weekend. PT or
FT. Split shift or a 40 hr week. Looking for
food prep, delivery drivers. Must be able to
lift 75 Ibs. Heavenly Ham, 3832 Newberry
Rd. 9-13-23-14
Housekeeper wanted. Loving, dependable
person needed to assist work-at-home mom.
Exp w/children & knowledge of German a
plus. Flex hrs, good pay, long term pos. NS,
must have own transportation. 222-1786
9-8-21-14
Telephone Interviewing
NO SALES
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F. 9am-9pm 408 W University Ave
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Mustwork eve/wknd. 12-6-78-14

LAW OFFICE RUNNER
needed PT. Reliable transportation, experi-
ence required. Hours M-F, 12-5. Fax resume
to 352-376-4645. 9-29-33-14

Accounting Assistant
Shipping Tech
.Maintenance Tech
Graphic Designer
Proofreader
Softward Developer
Tech Support
Aviation Assistant
Marketing/Sales
Wordprocessor
Resume to hr@gleim.com www.gleim.com.
9-21-25-14
TheAlachua 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
PT/FT mechanic wanted at
NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS $8/hr
Experience w/2 stroke & 4 stroke motors a
must. 336-1271 or email info@NS4L.com
9-18-20-14
Business Internships Avail.
Gain valuable experience helping customers,
organizing, managing, shipping orders, mar-
keting, and more! Email info@NS4L.com
9-18-20-14
Learn how to effectively invest in real estate
to achieve- amazing results. Gainesville
Group meets weekly. Action oriented results
Earn 10-15K/mo. Click a mouse and buy a
house. 9-13-10-14


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Country home/office needs reliable person
for odd jobs,-yard work, errands. Part time.
Begin $8.50/hr. Call Sebastian 591-3000
9-22-22-14

COOK & CASHIER P/T & F/T.
Apply in person: MAUI TERIYAKI Benefits
include free meals! 600 NW 75th St.
9-22-22-14

MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL
is now accepting applications for all posi-
tions. Please apply at 3832 Newberry Road
or 3443 SW Archer Road or at moes.corn
9-13-15-14

Tutors for 1:1 tutoring at-risk elementary
school students 1-4 afternoonslwk $9.501
hr. 15-20 min drive to UF. UF Federal work
study work permit required. Volunteers
welcome 352-384-1155, st23@cox.net
9-13-15-14

P/T FEMALE STUDENT
Women's biomedical corp. Major in EE,
CISE, ME, etc. Fax 1 page resume to Mary:
375-6111. 9-13-10-14

HOUSEKEEPER
Family looking for a housekeeper. Mon-
Fri, full time $6.75/hr. For more info or to
schedule an interview, please call 256-3323
9-20-20-14
SALES CLERK
Friendly & dependable person for men's
clothing & footwear. PT. Apply at Soul Train
Stop Fashion, 2 E. UniversityAve.'Downtown
372-7922 9-13-10-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring servers, delivery drivers. Great
$$$! Serious workers only! Apply in person 5
SE 2ndAve 9-8-11-14


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LA FIESTA
is now hiring WAITSTAFF, HOSTESSES,
COOKS, DISHWASHERS. Apply in person
7038 NW 10th Place. Anytime after 2PM
9-14-15-14

SEPTEMBER OPENINGS
$12.50 base/apt
We want to start 30 people. All majors wel-
come. Sales/service, PT/FT conditions apply
352-372-6697 9-22-21-14

TCBY Now hiring
Apply in person at Thornebrook Village
Store. No phone calls please. 12-6-71-14

GATORS WANTED! -
We pay for your opinions.
Visit http://www.easystudentjobs.com 9-8-
10-14

Sales & Leasing Agent
Bonuses, great team. PT schedule incl Sat
req. Fax resume, cover & avail schedule
to 376-6269 or hr@trimarkproperties.com
12-6-70-14

BARN HELP experience necessary clean-
ing stalls & feeding. Mornings or evenings.
20 mins from UF. Will trade for lessons at
hunter/jumper farm. Call 495-6819 9-8-
10-14.

Part-Time Computer/Network Support
Tech, Students only, flexible hours,
great experience! Email resume to
resume.submit@actcfl.org or contact Shane
Sapp at 352-264-6934 9-8-10-14

PITA PIT
now hiring in-store & sandwich artists. Fun
energetic & fast-paced. Great pay. Apply to-
day, serve today. Across from campus. Apply
at 1702 W UnivAve.. 9-9-10-14


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Attention Smokers! Earn at lease $7 per hour.
Smokers are needed to participate in a study
on decision making & smoking. If interested,
come to Rm 397 UF Psychology Building,
call 392-06-01 x 297, or visit wwwlpsych.edu/
!locey/smokers.mht for more infor.
9-25-20-14

Nursing, pre PT, pre OT, pre med students
needed for part time caregiving positions for
home care of an elderly woman $11/hr. Call
Stephanie 339-6976 9-14-10-14


PINCH-A-PENNY
7100 W University Ave. Full-time/part'time.
Sales Associate. Apply in person. 9-11-
10-14



TutorGator.com
Now registering tutors.
Make money at your schedule! No reg. fee.
9-19-15-14


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Parker Road Baptist
Church
3200 SW 122nd Street Dr. James
SJackson, Interim Pastor 332-
4991. 9:45 Sunday School Wor-
ship @ 11am & 6pm. Wednesday
Worship @ 7pm. 6:45pm Youth
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SFirst Baptist Church
First Baptist Church.425 W
University Airenue. Sunday: Bible
Study 9:30am, Worship: 8:30 &
11:00, College Monday Night
Meals wwtv.fbcgainesville.net

Antioch Baptist Church
3612 NW 177th Ave.
(386) 462-2768
Dr. Jim Leftwich.
Come Worship with usl
Sunday Bible Study at 9:45am.
Worship Service 11am.
Wednesday Service 6:45pm




Christian Study Center
of Gainesvile
Offering classes, lectures, cinema,
reading groups, and more. Home
of Pascal's coffee house. Mon-
day-Friday 7:30am-midnight.
112 NW 16th St-379-7375
For more information visit
wvw.christianstudycenter.org




Holy Trinity Episcopal
100 NE First Street Sunday
Services Summer Worship Schedule
Holy Communion 8am, 10am and
6pm. Wednesday Service 12:15pm.
Healing and Holy Communion.




Creekside Community
Church
Sunday Adult Electives, 9am. Sunday
Service, 1030am. Wednesday Col-
lege Bible Study (at Christian Study
.Center) at 7:30pm. 2640 NW 39th
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Lubavitch Jewish
Student Center
Your home away from home.
Friday Night Live!
Services & Shabbat Dinner.
Fall Semester 7:30. pm.
352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave.
www.JewishGator.com
(5 blocks north of the stadium)

Hillel Jewish Student
Center
This Shabbat, do it Jewish! Join
us every Friday night at 6:30pm.
Your choice of student-led
services: Orthodox, Conserva-
tive and Reform, followed by a
free glatt Kbsher Shabbat dinner!
We also serve the only daily
gourmet Kosher lunch and dinner
in Gainesville. Join us for great
food, Shabbat, Jewish Programs
and more...




First Lutheran Church
Anti Gravity Campus Ministry
1801 NW 5th Ave.
Services @ 8:30 & 11
Free College Lunch After!!!
www.fallingupward.org 376.2062




University United
Methodist Church
Wesley Foundation
Meeting at Presbyterian Student
Center 1402 W Univ. Ave.
Sunday Worship 10:30am;
Thursday Contemporary Worship
8:00pm.
For more info: 372-8183 or
myuumc.com

Greater Bethel AME
Church
701 SE 42 rJ rr.,:r
Sunday S.:hi.:.: ., i
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Friends,and Family Day Celebra-
tion 9/24 @ 10:45 a.m.
Call for ride-(352)-376-8846


00* SOCCER COACHESOOO
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
12-6-68-14

Busy automobile dealership hiring appoint-
ment setters, greeters and a receptionist.
Smiling voices and friendly attitudes are a
must. Apply at Gainesville Ford; 3333 N Main
St. Ask for Megan. 9-13-10-14


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Farm manager wanted for horse-assisted
therapy program. Horse experience & ability
to perform maintenance required. Exchange
for housing, less than 15 min from UF.
Horseshelpingpeople.org has complete job
description. 9-13-10-14


FLORAL DESIGNER
Must have exp. Apply in person 635 NW 13th
St. Suite C. 9-14-10-14


Chrirst Co(rnrirurv Church
Tired .'f. .--erprn o:~ti :fE "h.,jpi
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fresh *, r.: h irgc -. ir. bh. i t of ll. voi
get to share it with close inends. Did
we mention it's served with Krispy .
Kreme? Christ Community Church-
10am Sundays at Oak Hall School on
Tower Rd. West of 1-75. Where we
teach and live the never-watered down
gospel of Jesus Christ. It's worth wak-
ing up for.
www.christcomriunitychurch.com
379-4949

Grace Presbyterian Church PC
(USA)
Come As You Arel
Contemporary Worship Service 1st
and 3rd Sundays at 6:30pm 3146 NW
13th St
Call for a ride 352-376-5654
www.gpconline.org


Presbyterian & Disciples
of Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and spiritually
diverse. $1 home cooked suppers
on Wednesday at 6:30pm. Theol-
ogy on tap, Thursdays at 8pm at
Stubbie's Pub downtown. 1402
W University Ave. 376-7539,
www.pdcsc.org


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PHOTOSHOP EXPERT WANTED.
Photoshop expert needed to optimize digital
landscape photos for local artist. Portfolio of
work would be great but not required. Good
pay for good results! 352-379-4952 9-18-
10-14

PERFECT PT JOB.
Evening sales rep, no experience necessary.
$7-10/hr gtd. Paid training, paid weekly.
Flexible schedule 352-377-2573 9-11-5-14

Grapevine Deli located at 48 SW 2nd St. is
S now accepting applications for Deli workers.
.if- Experience preferred. Please apply in per-
son (lower level of the parking garage across
from the Market Street Pub. 9-8-4-7,

S PART TIME GROUNDSKEEPER
M-Thu 3-6 Sun 10-5. Start $10 per hr.
SPrivate school. Background check. Clean
*i, 'cut atmosphere. Apply 8505 NW.39th Ave.
9-19-10-14


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No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
Hear Again CDs & DVDs
818 W. University Ave, 32601
9-29-22-14

Catering positions available with Gariesville's
best catering company. PT catering staff &
delivery drivers for morning & evening shifts.
Flexible hours for enthusiastic people who
want a fun job loaded with opportunity and
variety. Apply at 904 N. Main St. 9-13-10-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED PT
Immediate opening. Fax resumes to: 352-
384-1116 9-14-10-14 ,- .

HANDY PERSON/FARM HELPER
PT, 12-15hrs/wk, flex hrs; looking for depend-
able, hard working, detail oriented person
w/excellent references, starting pay $8.50/hr
+ gas $$. Send resume to skking@gator.net
9-11-5-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED PT
Immediate opening. Fax resumes to: 352-
384-1116 9-14-10-14

PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
for blind manufacturing & installation com-
pany. Construction exp helpful 352-339-4600
9-14-10-14

OFFICE HELP No exp, flex hrs, $6.50/hr.
Should be computer savvy, hands on, in-
ternet search, learn new software, typing,
Word/Excel. Indicate class standing & why
you need this job. Fax 375-4591 9-8-5-14

PT LEGAL SECRETARY
6-8 hrs/wk. Min 1 yr exp. Probate, guard-
ianship & taxes. Need excellent computer
& number skills. Windows & WordPerfect.
373-8007 9-8-5-14

"RESTAURANT/NIGHTCLUB*
*Now Hiring" All Positions*
Mon-Thurs, 2p-5p, 7p-9p
201 W UniversityAve. Rooftop
Downtown. Apply in Person 379-4900
9-14,10-14

Nanny needed FT
LIVE IN, BREMEN GERMANY
Must speak perfect English & fluent Spanish.
SERIOUS $$. Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008
9-8-5-14
1-
SALES REPRESENTATIVE
FULL OR PART TIME
MUST BE MECHANICAL
PHYSICALLY FIT
COMPUTER LITERATE
APPLY AT
BERTIE HEATING &
AIR CONDITIONING, INC.
1730 NE 23rd AVE GAINESVILLE, FL
9-29-19-14

CHILDCARE/TEACHER
interest in Special Ed to assist a 3yr old at
home & pre-school. Call George 352-514-
2399 9-15-9-14

BABYSITTER NEEDED
for Wed & Fri nights. Call 336-4673 to set up
interview. 9-11-5-14


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University City Church of
Christ
www.gatorsforchrist.org,College
ministry meets at University City
Church of Christ Bible class
Sunday at 9:30am and Wednesday
at 7pm- plus service projects and
much more!

The Rock of Gainesville
What are you doing Sunday, Sept.
3rd? The Rock is celebrating their
19th Anniversary Service at The
Phillips Center for Perform-
ing Arts on Sunday, Sept 3rd,
10am. Live music, drama &
dance. Free Food for students.
Come join us fortthis FREE
event. For more information, call
331-Rock or visit our website
www.therockonline.org.

Trinity Me Ltr.p' -.htan
Community Church
Offering truly open and inclusive
Christian worship. Sunday wor-
ship, 10:15am 1st Wednesday
Taize, 6:30pm 11604 SW Archer
Road for info, call 352-376-1100
or visit www.mccgainesville.com.
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M r Help Wanted


Business students needed. 20hrs/week flex-
ible schedule. Work on several ventures.
GeospatialTech, homeland security consult-
ing, international staffing, gville night club
(club red), software development. email:
matt@clubredonline.com 9-12-5-14

PT billing clerk needed for medical office.
Math & or financial skills, effective communi-
cation w/employees & patients, independtly
motivated, team worker, responsible, trust-
worthy, computer skills & ability to follow
through required. Fax to 352-332-0161 or
email to medicalbillingresume@yahoo.com
9-12-5-14

"' BROKE?
Tuition & books cost you an arm and a leg?
Can't afford to put gas in your car?
WE'VE GOT THE ANSWER
TO YOUR MONEY PROBLEMS
Part time & full time telephone sales posi-
tions available immediately! Positions pay
hourly wages PLUS commission. Flex day &
night time hours available. Send resume to
wehavejobs@infiniteenergy.com.
Find more information at
www.infiniteenergy.com EOE/AA/MFDV
9-19-10-14

,JANITOR/DISHWASHERS
Apply in person only at the Sovereign
Restaurant Service entrance between 2 &
5pm. 12 SE 2nd Ave. 9-8-3-14

Gardener sought for 3 hrs/wk.
$12.50/hr. Tools provided. Call Hamilton
at 262-2731 9-12-4-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT
Wanted M,W,F 10-3 for busy optometrist of-
fice. Fax resume/CV and availability to 248-
0692 9-13-5-14

INCOME OPPORTUNITY
Make money selling a unique marketing
service.Work PT/FT. Huge earnings poten-
tial. Visit www.promo2cell.net/2/ or
Call 1-866-689-4922 9-14-1-14

NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring servers with smiling faces. Please
apply at 5240 NW 34th St., across from the
YMCA. 9-15-7-14

MARKETING PEOPLE NEEDED
ChompMenus.com is looking for energetic
people. Great pay, flexible schedule, part-
time, bonuses. For more info call Dave @
814-777-1373 9-13-5-14

SALES REPS
YNot Advertising-ChompMenus.com
Sales exp. a plus, not necessary
Commission based, flexible schedule
For more info call Chris @ 814-574-7770
9-13-5-14

PT NANNY JOB.
For 1 & 3 year old. References required. Non-
smoker, good pay. Email rosenson@ufl.edu
9-13-5-14

THE HONEY BAKED HAM CO. & CAFE is
now hiring for front sales & sandwich prep.
Approx. 20-25 hours, $7/hr starting pay.
Apply in person 618 NW 60th St. (Behind
McDonalds on Newberry Rd.) 331-1253
9-13-5-14

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. 9-13-5-14

Join Team SunState!
Senior Mainframe Systems Operator
Exp operating in a centralized computer
environment (financial institution exp pref).
Episys/Symitar exp ideal. Good AIX or UNIX
skills, working knowledge of UNIX systems
security. Conducts data processing and sup-
ports primary information systems. Performs
revisions, changes to systems, hardware,
software & reports. Rotating on-call duties.
Two yrs bus sys ops exp, PC software, MS
Office exp req. Application required aid
available at www.sunstatefcu.org. Fax app to
386-462- 23. DFWP, EOE. 9-20-10-14


E 11 Help Wanted


CALICO JACKS
Now Hiring for ALL KITCHEN POSITIONS.
Apply Mon-Fri, 2 & 4pm 3501 SW 2nd Ave.
9-13-5-14

Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Infants
thru pre schoolers is now taking applications
fromreliable, creative individuals w/ childcare
experience to join our teaching staff Hiring
openers schedules from 7:30am M-F
9-13-5-14

HELP WANTED DISHWASHER OR EXPO
for downtown restaurant. Apply in person be-
tween 1 & 3 pm Mon thru Fri 101 SE 2nd PI.
Suite #118. 371-2323. Pay starts at $7.25/hr.
9-13-5-14

PITA PIT
HIRING DRIVERS
We provide the car. Good hourly wages +
tips. Make $10-12/hr clear. Apply in person
w/clean driving record & open availabliltiy @
1702 West University Ave. Apply Today! Start
Today! 9-13-5-14

Participants Needed!!

The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program in
Linguistics is looking for people who:
1. are 18-30 years old
2. spoke only American English growing up
(so did their family)
3. never had any speech or hearing prob-
lems

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 Melissa landoli (iandoli@ufl.edu).
9-18-8-14

RED ONION GRILL now hiring exp docks &
servers. 3885 NW 24th Blvc. Uptown Village.
9-12-3-14

FREE RENT female- student w/disabilibty
needs live-in female to help w/eyeryday liv-
ing tasks. 5 nights a week. Plus salary. Start
ASAP thru May. Call Alex @ 904-814-6790
9-14-5-14

Great opportunity for psych, special ed, or
applied behavior majors. Gain experience
in autism intervention w/19yr old. Contact for
hours & pay. 256-2002 Fax resume to: 375-
4268 9-21-10-14

O'CONNELL CENTER
NOW HIRING

*Concerts*Banquets*Sports Events*

Applications now being taken. To gain valu-
able experience at a job with flexible hours,
apply TODAY at Room 1302 at the O'Connell
Center. Positions available for Usher,
Securtiy, and Technical. Great opportunity to
work with other students as well ss a chance
to learn new skills. Last day applications ac-
cepted: Sept 11th. 9-11-2-14

Dragonfly Rolls 'N Bowls
Quick casual restaurant now hiring ambi-
tious, energetic, friendly, and reliable
team members for CASHIER & PREP po-
sitions, PT & FT. Competitive pay!!! Apply
in person at 3117 SW 34th St. #1, University
Towne Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls
please. 9-15-6-14


Onsite Career Fair
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q is currently hiring
for servers and will be having an On-Site
Career Fair on Wednesday, September
13th at the following location: 9213 NW 39th
Avenue, Gainesville, FL. To find out more
about this smoking' opportunity, representa-
tives will be on-site taking applications from
10am to 4pm. 9-11-2-14


SEl Help Wanted


HELP BUSINESS IS GREAT!
Need part-time & full-time sandwich artists.
Apply in person Reitz Union Subway 9-14-
5-14

HOGAN'S GREAT SANDWICHES now hir-
ing exp sandwich makers, counter help &
bartenders. Accepting applications. Fri 9/8,
Mon 9/11, Tues 9/12. (from 9am to 11am)
5156 SW 34th St. Publix Plaza 9-12-3-14

NANNY
for 2-yr-old in home near UF for 3 days/wk
(7:30-6:30) year round. Required: bilin-
gual Spanish/English, car, refs, maturity.
Comtpetive salary., 377-9367 9-13-4-14

MEDICAL ASSISTANT
wanted for gynecolloogy office. Must be
certified. Fax resume to 352-332-7095. 9-
14-5-14

Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company
High volume, up-scale dining restaurant now
hiring-ambitious, energetic, friendly, and
reliable team members for CHEF, SUSHI
CHEF, PREP COOK and DISH PERSON
positions, PT & FT Exp preferred.
Competitive payll! Apply in person at 201
SE 2nd Ave #104, Union St. Station. No calls
please. 9-15-6-14


U Help Wanted

Brand Protection Agency
Legal letter representatives needed
for our Gainesville office.
Pay starts at 8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F)
Exp in MS Office, and Internet.
Resumes: dbusch@NetEnforcers.com
21-10-14


Brand Protection Agency
Internet Researchers needed
for our growing Gainesville office.
Pay starts at 8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F)
Exp in MS Office and Internet.
Resumes: dbusch@netenforcers.com
21-10-14


YAMATO JAPANESSE STEAK HOUSE
now hiring servers.Apply in person @ 526
NW 60th Street. 332-4466. 9-14-5-14


Ivey Mechanical seeks plumbers, sheet met-
al journeyman & helpers. DeFuniak Springs
(850)892-2768, Graceville (850)263-0982 &
Moore Haven (863)946-9166. Competitive
pay/benefits. AA/EEO 9-8-1-14


We're raising pay for Florida regional driv-
ers! Home every weekend! Home during
the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no touch!
Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile, hometime,
money & more! Heartland Express (800)441-
4953 www.heartlandexpress.com. 9-8-1-14


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CAR HAULING. Southeast Region.
$1,100+/WEEKI Great Home Time!
Company Paid Benefits! PAID TRAINING
FOR DRIVERS WITH MINIMUM 1 YEAR
OTR EXPERIENCE! (912)571-9668 OR
9- (866)413-3074. 9-8-1-14

Driver-HIRING QUALIFIED DRIVERS for
Central Florida Local & National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2 years experience.
Call Bynum Transport for your opportunity
9- today. (800)741-7950. 9-8-1-14


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,
www.driveforcrst.com. 9-8-1-14

MECHANICS: Up to $20,000 bonus. Keep
the Army National Guard Rolling. Fix
Humvees, Strykers, etc. Expand your'skills
through career training. Be a soldier. 1-800-
GO-GUARD.com/mechanic.html. 9-8-1-14

INTERESTED IN A POSTAL JOB Earning
$57K/yr Avg Minimum Pay? Our services
can help you prepare- for the Postal Battery
Exam, Find Out How! Call Today For More
Information... (800)584-1775 Ref Code
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UF upbeat to open '06 season


* THE GATORS HAVE MADE THE
NCAAS TWO STRAIGHT YEARS.

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer

Things have changed for UF's
cross country teams.
The Gators have a new at-
titude and a reinvigorated drive
as the UF men and women gear
up for today's season-opening
University of Tampa Classic.
"We've had a change in men-
tality," UF coach Jeff Pigg said.
"We've been willing to make
sacrifices.
"I mean, we had guys that
were running 90 miles a week
during the summer and working
really hard."
The teams hope to remain on
the steady rise they have been on
since Pigg took over as coach of
both squads in 2002.
The men's team is looking to
improve on last year's run.
In 2006, the Gators picked
up their first at-large bid to the
NCAA Championship in the his-
tory of the program.
The feat marked the team's
second consecutive berth at the
NCAAs, something that had
never been accomplished before
by a UF cross country team.
The men's team returns a
talented core of runners to help
improve on the 2005 finish.
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NCAAs and finished 112th in the
overall standings.
The men's squad also returns
junior Steven Hassen and senior
Daniel Parker, who finished third
and fourth on the team, respec-
tively. The two also ranked 132nd
and 142nd nationally.
"We've been willing to
make sacrifices. I mean,
we had guys that were
running 90 miles a week
during the summer and
working really hard."
Jeff Pigg
UF cross country coach


This does not mean the Gators
have all their questions answered.
In fact, they're far from it. UF fin-
ished 23rd out of 31 teams in last
season's final event.
UF must also find a way to
replace departed sophomore
Henok Lechebo.
Lechebo recorded the team's
highest finish in five of last
season's seven events, includ-
ing the Southeastern Conference
Championship and the, South
Regional Championship.


"We had some good stuff hap-
pen last year with the team," Pigg
said. "But we're getting ready for
this year now."
On the women's side, the team
is trying to improve on last year's
fifth-place finishes at the South
Regional and SEC champion-
ships.
The Gators consist mostly of
underclassmen and will be one of
the youngest squads ever fielded
by the program.
Junior Lindsay Sundell placed
among UF's top three in every
2005 event.
Another top returnee is sopho-
more Jacy Kruzel.
She enjoyed a stellar fresh-
man season by recording the
team's best time in the SEC
Championship.
According to Pigg, both 2006
teams must advance to the
NCAA Championship in Terre
Haute, Ind.
He also wants to see the teams
improve on last season's finishes
in the SEC championships.
The women's squad hasn't
qualified for the NCAAs since
1999.
"We're going to have to out-
work other people," Pigg said.
"Right now, they believe they are
good and they expect to be good.
"It's reallyabout being a part
of this athletic department. When
you're a part of it, you expect to
do well."


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Gators hope to shake rust


ADVANCE, from page 23

running attack, Meyer said freshman
Mon VWilliams will play and has cho-
sen to bum the Texan's redshirt. But
that's not the only area of concern.
"If we don't get better this
week, then next week after
this game, Tennessee's
going to be a tough one.
Tougher than it could be."
Tate Casey
Junior tight end

The players returning from inju-
ries and suspensions need to prove
they can contribute for 60 minutes.
Meyer described the play of wide
receiver Andre Caldwell (broken leg)
and defensive end Ray McDonald
(torn ACL) as rusty after UF's
opener.
Derrick Harvey had to spell both
McDonald and Jarvis Moss several
times.


At defensive tackle, Steven Harris
and Marcus Thomas are expected
to play after sitting out last week's
game.
The freshmen need to improve,
too.
Both receiver Percy Harvin and
quarterback Tim Tebow made mis-
takes in their debuts.
Harvin's gaffe cutting off a
route early led to Chris Leak's
lone interception and Southern Miss'
only points.
Meyer said the biggest game-to-
game improvement for his acclaimed
freshman class will show itself on
Saturday.
"I think because you get the game
jitters out of the way," he said. "So,
yeah, I buy into that."
Even UF's offensive star of the
Southern Miss game, receiver Dallas
Baker, has some work to do.
"[Quarterback Chris Leak and
I] didn't connect," said Baker, who
caught nine passes for 123 yards
and a touchdown against the Golden
Eagles. "I ran bad routes. We just
have to polish up on everything."


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The alligatorSports Brand Picks
Column has gone medieval.
With UF set to host Central Florida
this weekend in the Swamp, we here at
ye olde alligatorSports wanted to find
an expert source who could give us ye
finest insight into Saturday's matchup.
After some deliberation, followed by
some nasty slapping and hair pulling,
we unanimously agreed that no one
could better provide us with more
savvy analysis on the Golden Knights
than a real life knight or at least some
dude who acts like one at an elaborate
dinner theater.
So we immediately ran to the nearest
phone and dialed Orlando's Medieval
Times Dinner and Tournament, where
after several days of waiting and hun-
dreds of dollars in long-distance phone
charges, we were finally connected with
the Yellow Knight, Jason Jones.
The Yellow Knight said he would
consider joining the Golden Knights if
they requested his services, but a few
rule changes would have to be made.
"I would be on horseback, but ev-
erybody else would be on foot," Jones
said. "I'll be the running back, but I am
going to be on my horse with my lance
and I am going to run straight up the
middle. I might not need the lance, so I
would be nice and I wouldn't even use
the lance for the second half."
The Yellow Knight would also de-
mand that his squire have access to the
playing field at all times.
"The squire would bring me water,
and if somebody touched my armor
and messed it up, he would have to
shine it right there," Jones said. "I can't
play the game with dirty armor."
In fact, he said that UCF would easily
defeat the Gators if they had his assistance.

SEE PICKS, PAGE 23


UF FOOTBALL

Gators look to


remove kinks


* THE GATORS PLAY UCF,
THEN TENNESSEE.

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

It's getting louder.
And louder.
And louder.
The tune may have already
started to circulate through the
Gators' helmets at practice.
"Good ole Rocky Top,
Rocky Top Tennessee, Rocky
Top Tennessee:"
The Volunteers' 35-18 win
against then-No. 9 California
last Saturday may have turned
the volume dial up a few
notches.
While UF coach Urban
Meyer has tried to instill the
dbn't-look-ahead philosophy,
a trip to Neyland Stadium still
lingers in the back of players'
minds.
"If we don't get better this
week, then next week after this
game, Tennessee's going to be
a tough one," junior tight end
Tate Casey said. "Tougher than
it could be."
Of course, the No. 7 Gators
(1-0) aren't looking past the
showdown with the class
of Conference USA's East


Division, Central Florida, at 6
p.m. Saturday.
The Gators' first two oppo-
nents accomplished two things
Tennessee didn't last season:
They made a bowl game
and finished above .500.
That didn't stop one UF
player from muttering bulle-
tin-board material.
"I've got to be honest I
think maybe a lot of the [UCF]
guys there maybe wanted
to come to the University of
Florida," sophomore tight end
Cornelius Ingram said. "So
they might feel disappointed
in a certain kind of way."
That may fire up the Golden
Knights, but it's the Gators
who need to improve if a win
at Rocky Top is in their future.
Most importantly, they need
to find a running back.
Meyer originally labeled
starter DeShawn Wynn (neck
stinger) questionable for
Saturday but said Wednesday
that the senior should play.
"I'm a little disappointed
with the tailback position,"
Meyer said after the 34-7 win
against Southern Miss. "We
had a couple chances to make
a couple big plays."
Looking to improve the
SEE ADVANCE, PAGE 20


UF coach Urban Meyer yells during the season opener. Meyer has
one week to solve his team's problems.


Meyer: UCF has golden opportunity


By BRYAN JONES and LOUIS
ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writers
bjones@alligator.org,
lanastasis@alligator.org

UF coach Urban Meyer
compared Central Florida to
his former teams at Utah and
Bowling Green Thursday.
"Go, let's go, let's go, let's
go," Meyer said to describe the
attitude the Golden Knights
will have this weekend in tak-
ing on the powerhouse Gators.
"That is your chance to get
your name in the books."


BROWN WAITING FOR
OPPORTUNITY: Verell Brown,
the 2005 Face of Florida
Football, was cut by the New
England Patriots last week
but still hopes to make an NFL
roster.
"I'm just going to give it a
couple of weeks, but I'm sure
I'm going to find a spot some-
where," Brown said.
Brown has been in
Gainesville and visited the
Gators during their Wednesday
practice.


"He's a little under the
weather. He practiced
hard. They're going to go
take care of him now."

Urban Meyer
UF football coach on Percy
Harvin's illness

A perennial benchwarmer
as a receiver for most of his
career, Brown burst onto the
scene in 2005 as a cornerback.
The former ,Gainesville


High standout led the team
with three interceptions while
also logging 41 tackles.

HARVIN SICK: Freshman
receiver Percy Harvin prac-
ticed Thursday after missing
Wednesday's practice with
a flu that has swept through
much of the team.
"He's still a little under the
weather," Meyer said. "He
practiced hard. They're going
to go take care of him right
now."
SEE NOTES, PAGE 22


NFL
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Steelers 28
College football
Oregon State 14
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Touchdown


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By NICK ZACCARDI


Wide receiver has become UF's

most versatile tool on, off field


after UF quarterback Chris Leak
aptly read the children's book "Little
Granny Quarterback" to a room of
about 40 first-graders, Jemalle
Cornelius took his turn.
"He seemed to be very comfortable
and made a real connection to the chil-
dren," said Kutura Godbolt, who taught
the class at Finley Elementary School. "It
was very friendly and warmhearted, and
he seemed to really capture the hearts of
the children."
In one of his many visits to Gainesville
schools, Cornelius joined Leak and run-
ning back Kestahn Moore to read to
Godbolt's class earlier this semester.
The senior wide receiver read the fic-
tional children's book "Miss Nelson Has
a Field Day."
The book is about a woman who
shapes up a team, making the players
work together to make it a winner.
Coincidentally, it is Cornelius who has


acted out the very lesson of that children's
book.


TEAM PLAYER
On a team with a defensive tackle who
fathered three kids and another one who
failed two drug tests this year, Cornelius
stands out as a class act.
He has emerged as a leader on and off
the field and in the community.
"Coach (Urban) Meyer kind of chal-
lenged me because I was kind of a quiet
guy, kind of stayed to myself," Cornelius
said. "I'm here to help people, and be-
sides football, to help people on and off
the field."
Last season, cornerback Vernell Brown
held a similar position, and Meyer named
him the "Face of Florida football."
By his impact on offense and special
teams, Cornelius may be the MVP of
the No. 9 Gators (6-1, 4-1 Southeastern
Conference) this year.


UF senior wide receiver
Dallas Baker (left) con-
gratulates UF senior
wide receiver Jemalle
Cornelius for making a
29-yard touchdown re-
ception from Chris Leak
during the third quarter
of the Gators' 34-7 win
against Southern Miss
Sept. 2.
Cornelius (below) takes
a break between plays
on the field during
the Gators' 42-0 win
against Central Florida
on Sept. 9.


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Most know Cornelius for his pass-
catching skills. He ranks second on the
team with 325 receiving yards on 17
catches, including three touchdowns.
"He's a playmaker," defensive lineman
Ray McDonald said. "Watch on Saturday
- he always makes a big catch in clutch
situations."
Without recording a catch in a 27-17
loss at Auburn two weeks ago, he still
played a factor.
That's because Cornelius holds a spot
on the kickoff coverage, punt coverage
and punt-return teams.
"He does everything for me," Meyer
said "He makes play after play, especially
-when you need a play to be made. If I had
to dr.ft a team in college, I'd probably
take him either one or two with (safety)
lRtMc-'I.'. Nei.-..,>r *,. :. .. .- .. .
lMe\er has made Cornelius the only
played to se ve as-i captain for every game.
And i\ hen Cornelius and the others go
out tor the coin toss, the receiver is the
only one domng anm talking.
"The other guvy out there are hood or-
nament- le\ er said. "They,go out there
and iwae to the crowd so their mom and
dad can take pictures of them. Jemalle
Cornelius is the captain of this team. I
trust him.


'THAT'S MY BOY'
Believe it or not, Cornelius' deep re-
i.tionshlp i\ ith Meyer started out a bit
rock\
When the t-vo first met, Cornelius
called his father Clinton, a senior pastor
in Fort NMeade. \\-ith bad news.
'Imalle said. '(Meyer) wasn't very
happy\ \ ith me but it was more of a chal-
lenge.' Clinton said. "He had found out
that Jemalle was a good kid but he wasn't


hanging out with the kids that get in
trouble. He wanted Jemalle to be there to
make sure that they did the right things."
That meant that Cornelius would have
to break up the monotony of calling his
dad every night and start going to clubs
with his teammates.
Clinton said that Jemalle hadn't gone
to clubs in the past, but the idea of min-
gling with his teammates while watching
out for them sparked him to follow them
into the Gainesville night.
"Jemalle took that challenge," Clinton
said.
The prospect of keeping his teammates
in line was tough for Cornelius, who had
never been in trouble, his dad said.
Jemalle did receive detention once, for
allegedly throwing a pencil while work-
ing on a project as a teenager.
Despite that ugly incident, Meyer has
placed the receiver on his Leadership
Committee in both of his seasons at UF.
Among other things, Committee mem-
bers are responsible for handing out in-
house punishments to players who com-
mitt disciplinary infractions:
The second-year coach has referred to
the ,wide receiver as "my boy" and said
that Cornelius would earn "Champions
Club" status every week regardless of
his play.
Players may earn weekly entry into the
club based on grades given by position
coaches.
"He'll always grade out a champion.
It's like saying Nate Meyer didn't grade a
champion," said Meyer, referring to his 7-
year-old son. "I hope Nate turns out to be
like him because Jemalle is a special guy."
Meyer also has called upon Cornelius
to mentor troubled players.
"(Meyer) kind of lets me know, and
sometimes a lot of guys just come to
me and tell me that they're struggling
with certain things," said Cornelius, a
family, youth and community sciences
major. "They need prayer or something
like that."
Explained Meyer: "He's the best; he is
Vernell Brown. You have no idea what I
ask (Cornelius) to do. I don't have time to
tell you. He does everything I ask. He rep-


UF senior wide receiver
Jemalle Cornelius (above)
runs for a 34-yard gain on a
pass from Chris Leak during
the second quarter of the
No. 7-ranked Gators' 42-0

Sept. 9.
Cornelius (left) celebrates
after making a 21-yard
touchdown reception from
Chris Leak with 6:35 re-
S maining in the first quarter
of the Gators' 21-20 win
against Tennessee on Sept.
16 in Knoxville.
y /Alligator Staff

resents this university the way it should
be represented."
Cornelius' message got through to re-
ceiver Riley Cooper last week.
Slowed by two turf toes, the freshman
dropped a couple passes and heard about
it from the coaching staff.
Then Cornelius came to the rescue.
"I was kind of standing by Coach
Meyer when he told Jemalle to go and
get him," receiver Cornelius Ingram said;
"It's neat because right after that hap-
pened, I think (Cooper) caught two or
three deep balls in a row."
Added Cooper: "I forget what he said,
but it obviously had an impact. He just
told me to keep my head up."
Even if a teammate needs help in mi-
nor matters, Cornelius serves the role of a
reliable neighbor.
"Even if you call him on the cell phone
and ask him for some sugar or something
like that, he's there," tailback Kestahn
Moore said.


A RT.1SSE1l FUTURE
Cornelius took his talent off campus
in January, going to Washington, D.C., to
represent UF at the Knight Commission
Summit on the Collegiate Athlete
Experience.
It was there that he participated in a
panel that discussed issues such as sub-
stance abuse, performance-enhancing
substances and misogyny among student-
athletes.
"I don't think a lot of programs are
focused on choices and values; they're fo-
cused on scoring touchdowns," Cornelius
said at the Summit.
For Cornelius, the experiences with
6-year-old kids, 20-year-old athletes and
those in the nation's capital have pro-
vided career training.
He has thought about following his
father, Clinton, and becoming a youth
pastor.
"To whom much is given, much is
required," said Cornelius, paraphrasing
part of Luke 12:48. "It's a lot of respon-
sibility."


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"I don't know about the Golden Knight, but the Gator doesn't want to have anything
to do with the Yellow Knight," he said.
"A Gator has no chance against the Yellow Knight," Jones said. "I will layeth my lance
on the Gator, and my lance will go right through the Gator."
Luckily for the Gators, I wouldn't expect to see the Yellow Knight in a Golden Knight
uniform any time soon.
While his wench was a graduate of UCF, there is apparently some animosity between
the Yellow Knight and UCF mascot, Knightro.
"I wanted to be the Gold Knight, but they came and thi, stole it from me," Jones said.
"So I am a little angry right now."
If it came down to it, Jones said, the Yellow Knight would certainly win in a battle.
In fact, he had no problem taking a jab at the mascot.
"[Knightro] is a very feminine knight, let's just say that," Jones said. "I have seen that
way that Golden Knight rides, and it is embarrassing."
Harsh words.
Now onto the picks.
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hope Tebow doesn't mind my Mon Williams fling" Zaccardi, who has already purchased
three kegs of Welch's White Grape Juice Cocktail in anticipation of sober SEC road trips.
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either.
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practice because I am too busy straightening the mop on my head so I can look all
dolled-up for Chris Leak" Anastasis, whose latest article featured so many fact errors it
was featured on the front page of the National Enquirer.
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want taxes, laws, public sewage, electricity or Xbox" Gonzalez, who hopes to rectify
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to every football practice. The skin will melt off his Albino chest if he ever wears a but-
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Not even Ron Zook could nave pulled this one off.
In an inexplicable upset of gargantuan proportions, Central Florida pulled
off tfhe upset of the season maybe of the decade. The Golden Knights (2-
0) squeaked past UF (1-1) in the Swamp in a 33-31 thriller.
"Honestly, I think Florida came in here a little cocky," said bewildered ESPN
analyst Kirk Herbstreit after the game. "I don't think they were prepared.
This should teach them a harsh lesson in the future."
UCF pile-drove quarterback Chris Leak into the turf time and time again,
sacking UF's starter twice and forcing four crucial interceptions.
Offensive line coach John Hevesy appeared to vomit on the sidelines after
Leak's second interception
With the game scoreless halfway through the first quarter, UCF defensive
end Rashidi Haughton charged unabated toward Leak and smashed him
from the blindside. When the dazed Leak peeled himself off the turf, he
saw his wobbly pass picked off by cornerback Johnell Neal and run back 51
yards for a touchdown.
Leak finished 18 of 35 with three touchdowns and four costly interceptions.
UCF workhorse tailback Kevin Smith terrorized an overwhelmed defensive
line for 166 rushing yards on 35 carries. He stiff-armed safety Tony Joiner in
the backfield and ran in a 16-yard touchdown scamper that put the Golden
Knights up 14-3
However, Leak would find a temporary groove. He connected with freshman
receiver Percy Harvin on consecutive scores, nudging the Gators ahead 17-
14. When Dallas Baker reeled in an 18-yard touchdown reception with 0:
41 seconds remaining in the first half UF led 24-14 and looked primed for
a rout.
However, without any second half protection and a nonexistent running
game, the Gators crumbled.
UF tailback DeShawn Wynn put in another disastrous performance, rushing
seven times for two yards.
He also dropped an easy catch that became an interception.
Still, with UCF up 30-24, the Gators had four minutes to hold the Golden
Knights and get the ball back However, UCF recorded four consecutive
first downs. UCF coach George O'Leary would give the no-mercy signal and
ordered a field goal try with one-second remaining. Down 33-24 with one
final play remaining, UF's Jemalle Cornelius ran back the kickoff 90 yards
for a touchdown.


-Player of the
game:
UCF tailback
Kevin Smith
- 35 carries, 166
rushing yards, 1
TD.

SOf note:
In two games,
UF tailback
DeShawn Wynn
has rushed 19
times for 28
yards.


UF PASSING
Chris Leak 18 of 35, 272
yards, 3 TDs, 4 INTs.

UF RECEIVING
Dallas Baker 7 rec, 88 yds, 1 TDs
Percy Harvin 4 rec, 91 yds, 2 TDs
Andre Caldwell 3 rec, 72 yds
Cornelius Ingram -3 rec, 15 yds
Jemalle Cornelius 1 rec, 6 yds


UF RUSHING
DeShawn Wynn 7 att, 2 yds
Chris Leak 4 att, -7 yds'


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2006-2007 UF Basketball Preview

Cover illustration photo Andy Apicella
Alligator, Thursday, November 2, 2006


By JENNA MARINA


Father's poor health nearly led Brewer to the NBA


Flash back to a celebratory pep
rally at the O'Connell Center
on April 7, and you may still
hear the cheering, clapping and
commotion of 10,406 people re-
joicing that Joakim Noah, Al
Horford and Corey Brewer had announced
their return to college basketball.
But one conversation could have easily
made the crowd's cheers morph to tears
and reduce their rejoicing to heartbreaking
woes.
"I was almost out the door," Brewer said.
"It was a hard decision for me to come back
just because of my situation. I wanted to be
able to take care of my family."
Even though Brewer's family members
live more than 600 miles away in Portland,
Tenn., they are always close to his heart and
in his thoughts, especially his father, Ellis,
who has been suffering from heart condi-
tions and diabetes for the past two decades.
Those ailments prevented Ellis from
attending his son's games. So while his
,teammates' fathers sat in the stands of the
RCA Dome in Indianapolis to witness their
sons achieve greatness at the Final Four,
Brewer's father connected with his son
through a television.
"Thankfully, he looks at him on TV,"
Brewer's mother, Glenda, said. "He's
Corey's No. 1 fan. They are very close, very
close."
When the time came for the junior to de-
cide if he should jump to the NBA, the pros-
pect of supporting his family financially
looked awfully appealing.
But his parents had none of it. They
refused to let money dictate their son's ac-
tions.


"We just talked about,
'Should I leave?' or 'Should I
not leave?'" Brewer said. "It canie


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UF junior forward Corey Brewer (above) greets fans during the men's basketball team's
national championship celebration in the O'Connell Center on April 7.
Brewer dunks (right) on a breakaway on Feb. 11 during the Gators' 74-71 victory over
Arkansas.


tial as a basketball player. It's not about the
money. It's not about taking care of his fam-
ily. It's about him being happy. Corey loves
to play basketball, and he's happiest when
he's on the basketball court."
So Brewer stayed in Gainesville, but his
father's situation in Tennessee has gotten
worse.


HARD DECISION e to COME BAC


down to them saying, 'Make the
decision that you're going to be a. 0
happy with, not what you should do my famailym
for us.'" -Corey Brewer
Brewer's older brother, Jason, discussed
with Brewer the pros and cons about leav- Last week, Ellis had his left leg ampu-
Sing1 '.Sauinesvle.- tated after a sore on his foot progressed into
"I believe you don't make a decision gangrene. He just returned from the hospi-
based on money, and he didn't believe that tal two days ago and was feeling too ill to
either,".Jason said. "We just want Corey to speak for this story.
be happy, to reach his goals and his poten- "My dad lives day-to-day. I don't know


how long he II be here lacion told the
Alligator la t Marclhl hen Ellis' health \\a-
worse than ever.
Ellis seems to be doing -lightli better
now.
"He's in good -.pirnt. la-on said "I
think he's ieaill 'going to be Ok. Thin; a
hard time tor him He hate. -.itttng in the
hospital bed He s iwas in there toi
two eks
Atlrlh- ,h Brcer wanted des-pei-
atel\ to'be be b his father side Ellis
insisted he -tay in CGain- tille
"He calls twio or three times a da\ "
Glenda -aid Hi dadd\- did not \\ant
him to come home He told him their!
was nothing he could do He called hi
high school coach and told him tio all Corei
to tell him nio.t c :nome home
Ultimately Brewier t5 decision to ita\
created a donmlno ,lleet tol the other NBA
potentials.
"Corey and Al will say that we sat down
(and discussed staying or leaving), but I
don't really remember that," Noah said. "I


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Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff Andy Aplcella / Alligator
Then sophomores Taurean Green, Corey Brewer and Joakim Noah (top left, left to right) talk on the sidelines during the Gators' 77-72
win against Wake Forest on Nov. 17 in Madison Square Garden during the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic semifinal in New York, N.Y.
Brewer (top right) walks off the court after the Gators suffered their first loss of the season to Tennessee on Jan. 21 in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Volunteers defeated the Gators 80-76.


Andy Apicella / Alligator


remember Corey saying that he was,going
to go back, and to me, knowing Corey's
background financially, that was more pow-
erful. Knowing his financial situation back
home and (Corey) saying, 'OK, I'm going
to come back for my junior year,' I thought,
'How selfish would it be for me to leave?'"
The '04s are often characterized by their
unselfish play, so should it be any surprise
that their selflessness permeates throughout
every aspect of their lives?
"Corey's always been an unselfish kid
and player," Jason said. "He always thought
about putting somebody else before him-
self. I attribute that to my mom and my dad
because they are both hard workers.
"My dad used to work in the tobacco
fields just to put food on the ,table. He
doesn't think about being the superstar on
the team."
While Brewer may not be concerned with
superstar status, his athleticism and talent
have made him one of UF's elite players.
Last season, he was named Southeastern
Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
He ultimately always brings out the best in
his teammates.
"He's a great teammate and a great guy


to be around," freshman guard Brandon
Powell said. "In practice, we know he's
going to go hard and he's going to just
compete, and he teaches you to compete.
If you go up against Corey in practice, you
have no choice but to bring your A-game
because if you don't bring it, he'll just take
you. He just forces you to play your best at
all times."
Even if Brewer decides to forgo his se-
nior year, he will still influence the team in
other ways, mainly' through his leadership
tendencies.
"Everything he knows, he tries to tell
me," Powell said. "Maybe when he leaves,
I'll be here and I'll teach a guy coming in
what he tried to teach me."
In the meantime, Brewer is just focused
on improving his abilities, so when the time
does come to go to the next level, he will
be able to sign the best deal possible and
finally take care of the ones who love him
the most.
"I know I can get better and that I can
grow as a person," Brewer said. "So I think
I'll be better prepared (to go pro) after this
year."


Back to back? History not on UF's side as it aims at another title


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

The wait is over the Gator boys are back.
Nearly seven months have passed since the UF men's basketball team
claimed its first national title, and the Gator Nation has been salivating at
the thought of a repeat ever since the team's star players announced they
would be staying in Gainesville for at least one more year.
Junior Joakim Noah plans on delivering that dream but cautions that
the journey will be a long one.
"I feel like we can make history and do something really special this
year," Noah said. "Of course, the goal is to win a second championship,
but to get to that point, there's a lot of places we have to go before that,
and I think we can't forget that. We can't think about March yet."
The Gators ascended to the pinnacle of college basketball last spring.
UF trounced UCLA 73-57 in the national championship game en route to
a 33-6 record.
Six days ago, the Gators found themselves right back where they
ended ranked No. 1 in the nation by the ESPN/USA Today Coaches'
Preseason Poll.
UF is the first championship team to return all five starters in more
than eight seasons. This could make repeating which hasn't been done
since Duke in 1991 and 1992 more realistic than usual.
As the hype continues to escalate, the Gators are realizing more and
more the importance of maintaining a level of humility.
"In the game of basketball, there's going to be a lot of humbling mo-
ments whether it's a loss or getting dunked on or getting crossed,"
Noah said. "As soon as somebody's doing well on the other team, the
whole team is going to let you know about it. So I think that's the thing


about us we all keep each other on edge."
UF will unofficially usher in the new season when it takes on
Northwood tonight at 7 in an exhibition game.
But if fans expect to see the same team they watched dominate in the
NCAA Tournament, they better think again.
For starters, there are four completely new additions to the roster.
"I think any time you add different ingredients to the soup, it is going


Alligator File Photo
Walter Hodge, Taurean Grpen and David Huertas celebrate after winning
the men's basketball national championship on April 3 in Indianapolis.


to taste a little different," UF coach Billy Donovan said. "Our guys all
have to work on the team chemistry.
"If you were living in a house, and all of a sudden you decide you have
new guys living in our house and everything was peaceful for a while, it
may change the complexion of your house a little bit."
And then one must consider the team's mentality.
Are they still hungry?
Can they still play unselfishly after winning a championship?
Can they handle the pressure of the bull's-eyes on their backs?
"Generally, when people have success, the next thing that happens is
there is a huge letdown," Donovan said. "There's a lack of motivation in
people. ... From a human element, we should fail this year. We should not
be a great team, we should not work as hard, we should not be as moti-
vated and we should not be as driven."
But Donovan can rest easy because, if anything, his players are more
motivated to hold on to the success they've already tasted.
"This is what we've been waiting for ever since last season ended," ju-
nior point guard Taurean Green said. "We're ready to play again and just
get the whole season started.
"Everybody is going to predict us to win almost every game. We're not
even focused on that."
In return for their focus and hard work, Donovan has promised to
shield his players from the added stress to repeat.
"I am not going to allow anybody to take away from the enjoyment
and pleasure that we are going to try to have as a basketball team taking
on this season and the challenge of this year," he said. "With the expecta-
tions, if you do not get to a Final Four and you do not get to the last game
of the year, I am not going to sit there and look at it and say, 'What a dis-
appointing season.'" '







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