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Facebook founder: profit not a motive
Creators defend the network's expansion
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Facebook.com's creators said Thursday that they are not
aiming to compete with MySpace.com or increase profits by
opening their online social network to anyone with a valid e-
"We are aiming to be a social utility where you rebuild the
real-life social networks that you already have," said Mark
Zuckerberg, Facebook's creator and chief executive officer.
MySpace, on the other hand, tries to connect users with
people they do not know, Zuckerberg said.
Zuckerberg and Chris Hughes, Facebook's co-creator and
spokesman, chatted with student journalists at an online forum
that lasted about an hour. Reporters were required to submit
questions to a moderator, and the creators chose
Student about 37 to answer.
Life Defending the expansion, Zuckerberg told
reporters that people outside of college need to be
updated on their friends, too.
"That's why we have a lot of high school students and
SEE FACEBOOK, PAGE 9
* SOME SAY THE SYSTEM IS OUTDATED.
By JESSICA DaSILVA
After fierce debate, the Student Senate
decided against changing the number of sena-
tors for each college and off-campus housing
district at Thursday night's meeting.
The Senate, which has about 90 members,
is designed to represent students from all liv-
ing areas and UF colleges. But some senators
argued that the current system of drawing up
districts is outdated.
Sen. Ben Grove argued that the numbers
regarding the voting population at some of
the colleges were unclear. The numbers for
the business college did not specify whether
second-year students with more credits than a
sophomore would vote for the business college
seat or the sophomore seat, he said.
Also, there was not an exact estimate of how
many pharmacy students at satellite campuses
are actually eligible to vote.
."We don't have to pass this tonight," Grove
said. "We can pass it next week or next month,
let's just make sure the numbers are correct."
Former Sen. Rosemarie Clouston added
that representation was inaccurate within the
Senate and the discrepancies could be fixed us-
ing a proposal by Sen. Ryan Nelson.
Nelson recommended the Senate use the
method of district reapportionment used by
the U.S. Congress.
But Student Body President John Boyles
SEE SENATE, PAGE 10
UF safety Tony
Joiner could be
certified as a pro-
fessional chef after
his recent culinary
jab at Tennessee.
Joiner and his confi-
will take on the
See story, pg. 27.
Anarea Morales / Alligator Starf
Michael Adler, 27, gives a tour of the nursery he maintains as part of the Edible Plant Project on Thursday afternoon in East
Gardener plants seeds of insurrection
By DREW HARWELL
Michael Adler pulls weeds from the pot
of his Clinopodium brownei. He prunes the
plant and evens the topsoil. Then, he takes
He's never wanted his plants to be just
for decoration. That's why he and several
others created the Edible Plant Project, an or-
ganization devoted to growing, harvesting,
trading and selling plants that are healthy.
and delicious to eat.
The project was started in 2002 by Adler,
who graduated from UF that year with a
Available from Commercial News Providers"
MUF doesn't plan
to follow Harvard
University in abolish-
ing early decision,,
but it will offer finan-
cial aid estimates to
See story, pg. 4.
degree in zoology, and four friends who
sublease a tract of land in East Gainesville.
They began to grow small figs, loquats
and mulberries to exchange with each other,
he said. In 2004, they began to sell their
plants so they could buy more seeds.
SEE PLANTS, PAGE 10
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 3
Man runs off with
* POLICE HANDED THE
CASE OVER TO WACHOVIA.
By JAMES RIGNEY
A man robbed a Wachovia
Bank Thursday afternoon, taking
an undisclosed amount of money,
Police are still looking for a
man who used a note imply-
ing he had a weapon to rob
the Wachovia Bank at 3505 SW
Archer Road, Gainesville Police
Lt. Will Halvosa said.
At about 4 p.m., police called
off the large-scale helicopter and
ground search and turned the
scene over to Wachovia Bank of-
ficials, Halv6sa said.
could not be reached for comment
Witnesses said after the man
robbed the bank he ran to the ad-
jacent Walgreens parking lot and
jumped into the passenger side of
a maroon, two-door Saturn Ion,
Halvosa said. Police do not have
a description of the
Public driver,he said.
Safety "When you rob a
bank and your car is
seen, you know we're looking for
you," he said.
Police said there were about 10
people in the bank at the time of
the robbery. Halvosa said police
responded to the scene after they
were called at 1:01 p.m.
According to witness testimo-
ny, the suspect is a 5-feet 8-inch to
5-feet 10-inch white or Hispanic
male with short, dark hair and
weighs 150 to 170 pounds,
Luanne Dietz, Alligator
Detective Marc Woodmansee talks to the bank courier the Wachovia Bank on 3505 SW Archer Road on
Thursday after it was robbed.
World experts to discuss 'green' building
By CHAD SMITH
UF's Rinker School of Building
Construction will host a conference next
week on how the construction industry can
erect environmentally friendly buildings.
"The environment wins, and the
homeowner and building owners
do as well."
sustainability conference chairman
The Rethinking Sustainable Construction
conference, which will be held in Sarasota
from Sept. 19 to 22, will bring together an
international group of experts from as far
away as South Africa and Australia to dis-
cuss the future of "green building."
Green building lowers the amount of en-
ergy a building consumes, while providing
healthier living and working environments,
said Charles Kibert, the conference's chair-
man and director of UF's Powell Center for
Construction and the Environment.
"It's a win-win situation," Kibert said.
"The environment wins, and the homeown-
er and building owners do as well."
The conference will provide a vision for
green building worldwide, he said.
UF researchers are looking into vari-
ous aspects of more efficient construction,
including using materials from buildings
that are going to be demolished for new
structures, he said.
The researchers are also looking at the
economics of this construction type, which
has only existed since about 2000, he said.
In green buildings, large windows allow
the sun to provide light during the day and
ward off outside heat, which would other-
wise require more air conditioning.
Another tactic to reduce consumption is
using rainwater to flush toilets, he said. The
only building at UF with rain in its toilets is
Rinker Hall one of 18 buildings on cam-
pus that are turning green.
UF has the most green buildings of any
university in the country, Kibert said, and
Gainesville by far has the highest number of
them anywhere in Florida.
The cost of constructing a green building
is only about 3 percent to 5 percent more
than constructing a traditional building, he
said. With the money saved from efficiency,
the difference will pay off within a decade.
Donna Isaacs, the conference's coordina-
tor and a research assistant at the Powell
Center, said 40 percent.of all greenhouse
gases come from the construction industry.
The problem "can't be addressed with
baby steps," Isaacs said. "We need a bold
"This conference is really looking to the
future and saying, 'What do we need to
know to get where we need to go, and get to
a sustainable society?'" Isaacs said.
Going at UF
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renovated Library West, are
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toilets at Rinker Hall to lessen
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to light the building.
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when they aren't being used.
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Preacher just wants to help
Newest Turlington saint a college graduate
By WARREN RHEA
Alligator Contributing Writer
The young preacher on Turlington Plaza has
become a part of the scenery.
He is almost always holding his large wood-
en cross and elaborating on the passage fixed
Some students walk past and ignore him,
often making under-their-breath comments.
Others give louder expressions of disagree-
"I care about the students that's why
I'm out here. I wouldn't be out here
doing what I'm doing if I didn't believe
it with all my heart."
Still others come up to give words of appre-
Joey Johnsen, 23, a graduate of the University
of Pennsylvania, says he endures.the heat be-
cause of his college experiences.
"God gave me a heart for college students,"
Johnsen said he moved to Gainesville be-
cause of its year-round fair weather and large
student population. He is now driven to speak
against what he calls sin, including drinking
and premarital sex.
He is fervent about his message that students
must repent and put their faith in Jesus for sal-
Despite the catcalls and jeers, Johnsen has
not gone without some success in his preaching.
Since starting last Spring he has made at least 40
to 50 friends and can be seen shaking hands as
he preaches his "harsh" sermons.
At least that was how UF junior Catalina
Castaneda first described them. As Johnsen
talked, she sat down and joined in the conversa-
She seconded his views and his work, saying
that, "God doesn't force himself into your heart,
but he knocks at the door."
However, she will concede that the preach-
ing is unduly harsh, with bold lettering and a
booming voice centered upon the pathway to
Although he was surprised that many pass-
ersby only see his focus on the aspect of hell,
he said that he has no desire to sugarcoat the
The center of his message lies in the verse
John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that
he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever
believeth in Him should not perish but have
everlasting life," he said.
Many students wonder where he gets the
free time, but Johnsen doesn't work, and for the
foreseeable future he's going to remain on the
plaza, cross in hand, speaking to anyone who
"This is my job," he said. "I care about the
students that's why I'm out here. I wouldn't
be out here doing what I'm doing if I didn't be-
lieve it with all my heart."
Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
Joey Johnsen's faith brought him to UF to preach on Turlirigton Plaza. The
23-year-old graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
23-year-old graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
vandalism in stride
By JAMES RIGNEY
Orthodontist L. Clark Hodge
walked into his office Wednesday
morning to find it in shambles and a
shower handle missing.
Joshua Adam Soud, 23, a Florida
corrections officer, was charged with
burglary and criminal mischief after
allegedly causing an estimated $80,700
dollars worth of damage to the office
building at 3500 SW Second Ave., ac-
cording to an arrest report.
According to the report, Soud en-
tered the office building about 3 a.m.
Wednesday and smashed equipment,
files and fixtures.
He was charged with stealing a $20
chrome shower handle from a shower
display in the adjacent bathroom fix-
ture store, owned by his son-in-law.
Santos Cantu, a transportation driv-
er, said he was delivering supplies to
the Whataburger across the street early
Wednesday morning when he heard
glass breaking and a loud "pop."
'" made my way over only to see a
bunch of windows breaking," he said.
He said he told the manager of
Whataburger to call the police. A few
minutes later he saw a man walk to-
ward him from the office's direction.
The man said, "They tried to kick
my ass," and then ran off, Cantu said.
Then the police arrived, Cantu said.
According to the police report, the
arresting officer yelled, "Gainesville
Police! Stop!" but Soud continued to
run toward him. The officer tackled
Soud to stop him, the report said.
Floor-to-ceiling mirrors were
smashed. Cabinets, facets and a televi-
sion set were tom off the walls.
Hodge, who attended UF for three
years but left his
Around fourth year to attend
.-:.'.. ... Emory University,
laughed and occa-
sionally smiled while
standing in his wrecked office, despite
the estimated $80,000 of damage.
"I'm 70," he said. "I am not going to
let this upset me."
Hodge said he thinks Soud used a
rock to break the light above the office
window then broke into the office.
In the 40 years he's had an office
in the building, there have been a few
break-ins but none like this.
"They break in, and they can't find
money, can't find drugs and they're
gone," he said.
Hodge said he's not going to let the
break-in bother him.
"As you get older, you find that shit
happens," he said.
UF keeps early admissions
* AS HARVARD TRIES TO LEVEL THE
PLAYING FIELD, UF DOESN'T FOLLOW.
By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
UF has no plans to dissolve its early admis-
sions program, despite Harvard University's
recent decision to eliminate its early decision
polity said to favor the wealthy. But UF will
offer financial aid estimates to ease the burden
for underprivileged students.
Early decision is an option most colleges
offer applicants. It allows a better chance of
acceptance, but requires applicants enter a
binding contract that requires they withdraw
applications to other schools upon acceptance.
At Harvard, officials say early admission
programs "tend to advantage the advan-
"Students from more sophisticated back-
grounds and affluent high schools often apply
early to increase their chances of admission,
while minority students and students from ru-
ral areas, other countries and high schools with
fewer resources miss out," Harvard President
Derek Bok said in a press release.
UF President Bernie Machen has prioritized
student body diversity, but the university has
yet to adopt Harvard's new stance on early
decision, which is binding at UE.
"That's pretty scary if you don't know what
your need package is going to look like," UF
Provost Janie Fouke said.
But to make the decision easier for students
applying to UF, the university will offer finan-
cial aid estimates to this year's applicants.
The new aid estimation program will be
available for applicants in December, before
they have to confirm if they are coming to
UF, said Ron Anderson, associate director for
Student Financial Affairs.
This year's early decision application dead-
line is Oct. 2, and students will be notified of
UF's decision the first week in December.
Accepted students will have about a month
to confirm at UF and withdraw their other
To participate in the new aid estimation
program, applicants must provide financial
information to receive an estimated cost of at-
tending UF and an estimate of expected family
contribution. Additionally, they will receive
a summary of potential aid broken down by
grants, scholarships, loans and work-study
The amounts aren't guaranteed, Anderson
said, and students should still complete a Free
Application for Federal Student Aid to receive
official award notices for financial aid packag-
es. UF's Student Financial Affairs notifies stu-
dents of their award packages in mid-March.
UP makes exceptions to its binding con-
tracts for students with severe financial hard-
ships, said admissions director Zina Evans.
For students to make an informed college
decision, Evans said, UF must get its applica-
tion information out to a wide variety of high
There are three different application options
at UF early decision and the two nonbind-
ing regular decision options that provide
students with different time lines to apply,
Evans said. If students don't get into their first-
choice schools, they still have enough time to
apply to UF
Staggering the application dates helps UF
officials see what direction the applicant pool
is heading toward, Evans said. "They get more
time to weigh the pros and cons," Evans said.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 5
UF rocks on with free tunes
* DOWNLOADS ONLY
PLAY ON COMPUTERS.
By JESSICA JARVIS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Students at UF can now fill
their hard drives with free mu-
The Ruckus Network, a mul-
timedia downloading service,
has chosen UF as a pilot school
because of strong student inter-
est, said Charlie Mobre, senior
vice president of corporate de-
velopment for Ruckus.
UF students can register
with a valid GatorLink account
to gain access to more than 1.6
million free songs, he said.
Ruckus received inquires
from students last spring re-
questing the service. Ruckus
does not have an "official con-
tract with UF.
When a school becomes a
partner, Ruckus places servers
on campus to provide faster
downloads, free movies and
television shows, a service not
available to pilot schools.
UF students will have access
to the service's entire music
catalog. Ruckus makes direct
deals with recording labels to
provide free, licensed copies of
their music, he said.
Music files stay on the user's
computer and cannot be moved
to a portable device or audio
CD for free. Ruckus files are not
compatible with iPods, he said.
Although files downloaded
from Ruckus have restrictions
attached, the company aims to
supply students with a safe,
legal alternative while still pro-
viding the service free, he said.
Pilot schools are new
grounds for Ruckus, so it's hard
to say how long the service will
be available if the university
does not sign a contract with the
company, he said.
Within the first week of avail-
ability, more than-1,900 students
signed up for the service and
began downloading, he said.
Jared Kom, a UF freshman,
heard about the service through
a message on Facebbok.com. He
signed up on the Ruckus Web
site and in less than two weeks,
he had downloaded 160 files,
"I can download songs
quickly a full album with 14.
songs in about 30 seconds," he
said. "But it's not really for the
audiophile out there."
However, UF freshman
Elizabeth Coomber was. con-
cerned with the legitimacy of
the service and decided not to
register, she said.
"It asked for a lot of informa-
tion I didn't want to give away
if it wasn't legit," she said.
More information is needed
before officiallybringing the ser-
vice to UF, said Ryan Moseley,
Student Body treasurer.
"We will always consider
things students want," he said.
"Free MP3s sound great, but it
comes down to logistics."
Swamp, Pants pitch
Fall election goals
By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Staff Writer
The Swamp and Pants parties are
both pitching big ideas for Student
Government but similarities be-
tween the groups end there.
The organizations released po-
litical platforms Thursday evening,
with Swamp calling for fair tuition
policies and Pants guaranteeing no
promises except "to be open (and)
to be fun."
If Pants candidates win seats
during the Fall election to be held
Sept. 26 and 27 -party officials say
they will work to alter perceptions
of SG as an elitist club.
"If you start bringing in a bunch
of serious platform issues, you just
make your party look like the other
party," said Bruce Haupt, who is
running for Student Body vice
president with Pants.
Meanwhile, Swamp candidates
focus on universitywide issues. The
group promises to "demand that
Student Government min-
provide the necessary resources and
faculty" for UF's College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences, which is facing a
Other Swamp goals include
adding covered bus stops and cre-
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We love the Internet. It puts everything right at your
fingertips, from news to music to "Buffy the Vampire
Slayer" fan fiction. Which we don't read, honestly.
Looking for that new Audioslave CD? Shame on you.
But with a few mouse clicks, you can drop $11:99 at the
iTunes music store and listen to it tonight. Or you can save
your money. (For the record, the Alligator does not sup-
port illegal file-sharing.)
Or maybe you're into Jennifer Aniston. Really into her.
In an unhealthy way. Wikipedia can tell you everything
you'd ever want to know about TV's Rachel Green. Did
you know Telly Savalas Kojack! was her godfather?
We bet you didn't. Isn't the Internet great?
Or who knows, maybe it's obscure pornography you're
after. Hey, don't look at us like that. Everything in that
video was legal in the country where it was filmed. But
let's never speak of this again.
Whatever you do online and we're not judging it's
hard to think of a world without the Internet. So follow us
down the information superhighway in this week's edi-
Darts & Laurels
We kick things off with a get-a-life-already DART for
the Gainesville Police Depatment, which now stalks UF
students via Facebook.com. That's right. If you're drink-
ing a fifth of Bacardi Dark in your profile picture, the boys
and girls in blue might be paying you a visit sometime
Facebook trolling is weird and creepy and pathetic, as
every student knows. But if GPD insists on poring over
our profiles, they should at least focus on truly heinous
crimes like listing "The South Beach Diet" as your fa-
vorite book. Ladies, that's just not a good look for you.
Of course, the real villains here are the UF students
and recent graduates who let the Party Patrol use their
Facebook accounts. Traitors! Benedict Arnolds! Steve
Spurriers, every last one of you! It's like the T-shirts say
- stop snitching, guys.
Speaking of Facebook, we toss a come-on-the-news-
feed-isn't-that-bad LAUREL to Mark Zuckerberg, the so-
cial network's founder. Recent changes to Facebook have
made Zuckerberg, a mild-mannered computer program-
mer, our generation's equivalent of Richard Nixon or Bull
Connor. That's probably not fair.
Our parents marched against the Vietnam War and sat
in for civil rights. But it seems the best we can do is burn
Mark Zuckerberg in effigy digitally, of course. We'd
take the struggle into the streets, but then we'd have to
change out of our.pajamas.
Next, we hurl a yeah-that's-totally-worth-it DART at
GoGatorNation.com, UF's new "interactive playground"
for students and alumni. "Go to UF," ads on the Web site
say and then "go write the great American novel!" Or
"go to Mars!" Inspiring. Better yet, "go win an Emmy!"
Here at the Alligator, we've got a better idea: Bernie
Machen, go to hell. GoGatorNation.com is the latest effort
in Machen's marketing campaign, which also brought UF
a new logo and slogan. The total cost so far? Eight hun-
dred thousand dollars.
Think about it. With that much money, you could pay
for 33 National Merit scholarships the old kind, before
UF cut the awards by 80 percent. You could hire at least a
dozen professors. You could even buy every undergradu-
ate at UF a pizza. Twice! But we got a Web site instead. So
check out the "interactive playground" this weekend, but
be careful Bernie Machen might beat you up and steal
your lunch money.
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Faculty deserves input in CLAS decisions
How many classes do you attend that are taught
by UF President Bernie Machen? How many by
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Neil
Sullivan? So why-did they decide a five-year, multi-
million-dollar course of action without consulting the
Actually, I'm getting ahead of myself. There was, in
fact, a five-member faculty committee appointed to ad-
vise Machen and Sullivan. The five became four when
an unsatisfied professor left the process. Four represen-
tatives in a college home to more than 780 employees.
The issue here is one of governance no one under-
stands education better than the faculty. Naturally, their
opinions should count the most in times of decision-
making, especially critical decision-making.
English professor Wayne Losano, who teaches
Advanced Grammar and Advanced Exposition, is re-
tiring soon, after 50 years of irony-enriched teaching.
Losano worries that the upper-level grammar program
will cease to exist in his absence. There is already an
overpopulation of students who can't construct a logi-
cal sentence. These are'the courses that matter.
By failing to demonstrate a level of trust with pro-
fessors, UF threatens to lose indispensable courses and
valuable members of its faculty.
UF would not be the first university to alienate
its professors. In 2005, the Harvard Faculty of Arts
and Sciences was outraged when Harvard President
Lawrence Summers made a speech addressing the lack
of woman professors in the area of science and math-
Summers cited biological reasons for women not
filling science-related positions at Harvard. He argued,
for example, that women's average SAT math scores
were lower due to neurological factors. But his largest
folly was that he gave the speech to a national audience
- not the Harvard faculty.
The faculty was not happy.
Professors held months of meet-
ings to voice their discontent
with Summers. The faculty's
persistence and willingness to
raise their voices to the admin-
Todd Portnowitz istration was a victory in itself,
Witz'sWit sparking change in governance
firstname.lastname@example.org throughout, Harvard University.
Summers has since resigned as
president of Harvard.
Here at UF, the CLAS issue is substantially more
important than Summers' miscalculated gender state-
ment. A multimillion-dollar debt is no small problem
- and it threatens to divide the faculty. Some profes-
sors believe the state has not allotted enough funds for
their departments. Some believe the university is not al-
lotting the proper amount. Some even support the cuts
and changes being made.
The issue here is not whether the best course of ac-
tion was taken, but that such a giant problem was not
dealt with on a faculty-wide level.
The professors are the university making the
stakes here immeasurably high. The administration is
made up of human beings. They make mistakes, and
they can mend mistakes. UF must prove that it can
restore trust among faculty members and allow them
increased self-governance in the future.
"Democracy is the worst form of government,"
Winston Churchill said. "Except all the others."
An administration that ignores its faculty settles for
something less than democracy.
As is often the case, the answer to UF's problem can
be found in history and in literature. Let's make sure
that there is someone to teach it.
Todd Portnowitz is an English junior. His column ap-
pears on Fridays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: When you Thursday's question: Should
graduate, will UF be a better non-students be allowed to join
school than when you enrolled? Facebook?
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Letters to the Editor
Ignoring race no way to solve racism
I could agree with "Sharpton's take
on racism misguided," Patrick Barrett's
column in Thursday's Alligator if we
currently lived in a utopian, color-blind
society. But I am not so intellectually dis-
honest as to suggest that this is the case.
The fact is, as Barrett himself read-
ily admits, we continue to live in a racist
Because so many minorities start off at
such a disadvantage thanks to the white
privilege from which Barrett and so many
others benefit it is impossible to achieve
a "level playing field" by "ignoring" the
problems of inequality.
To ignore issues of color and race is to
ignore racism itself. Barrett's suggestions
are based on ignorance and are simply ir- Action Party's printing promise possible
responsible. An article in Thursday's Alligator al-
Jessica Ponn leged that the Action Party's promise to
3JM provide free printing in all the CIRCA labs
is unfeasible and far too costly. But this con-
U clusion relied on some fuzzy math.
The article stated that providing all
Machen forwards Southern stereotypes students with 100 pages of free printing
Bernie Machen's comments in Thursday's would cost $500,000 a figure derived
Alligator were offensive. I am a Southerner, simply from the current cost of 10 cents per
from a Southern town, and I also travel quite printed page.
a bit outside of the South. I am sorry if we But according to the Alligator's own
are no Utah. We in the South are not half as reports, students printed 6.5 million pages
diverse i race, religion, and culture as Utah at the SG printing lab in the last fiscal year,
is. Yh right. at a cost of only $35,000. Something here
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full ten cents per page?
Even assuming it costs CIRCA a whole
cent per page to print, it would still cost
only $85,000 to fulfill the current demand
at both CIRCA's labs where about 2 mil-
lion pages are printed yearly and at the
SG printing lab.
One hundred pages per student, at a
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Annual walk raises funds for hereditary disease
* SUNDAY'S EVENT WILL AID
By JACI PORTILLO
Alligator Contributing Writer
For many, this weekend will be
one of hope because they will be
walking for a cure.
Sixty-six cities in 32 states will
hold the annual Walk for Polycystic
Gerrie Scully, who was diag-
nosed with the disease in 1980, is
the PKD Foundation's Gainesville
chapter coordinator and has been
registering Gainesville volunteers
The local fundraiser will be
held at the SFCC track on Sunday.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and
the walk begins at 9:30 a.m.
Everyone who volunteers will
be given a Walk for PKD T-shirt,
and prizes will be awarded to top
All proceeds go toward finding
a cure, Scully said, but because no
research facilities for the disease are
located in Gainesville, the money
will be sent to other centers.
The disease is hereditary and is
the most common life-threatening
The disease affects 600,000
Americans and 12.5 million people
worldwide more than cystic
fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, hemo-
philia, Down syndrome and sickle-
cell anemia combined.
The more money the walkers
raise, the closer scientists can come
to finding a cure for the disease.
"Our goal is for every walker, on
average, to raise $220 or more," the
PKD Web site said.
Last year the walk raised more
than $1.66 million, but this year the
PKD Foundation has a goal of $2.1
million and hopes to fund at least 40
The foundation also accepts do-
Registration is $20 for adults and
$15 for children less than 12 years
More information on the disease,
the walk and how to donate money
can be found at www.pkdcure.org.
Photography exhibit showcases honors students' work
By ASHLEY MIHLEBACH
Alligator Contributing Writer
Any philosophically challenged UF student
looking for the meaning of life should head to
the second floor of the Reitz Union.
The "Meaning of Life" exhibit, featuring
photography by UF honors students, will host
an opening reception tonight from 7 to 9. The
reception will offer free food and drinks, along
with the opportunity to meet the artists.
Although pieces by professional artists,
alumni and staff usually fill the gallery, stu-
dents with little to no artistic background
created this exhibit, said Reitz Union Gallery
Director Sarah Rupert.
UF senior Caitlin Uzzle, daughter of re-
nowned photographer Burk Uzzle, said she
had no idea that amateurs made the art.
"It's refreshing to see art for art's sake,"
The exhibit stemmed from a project UF
professor and poet Lola Haskins assigned to
her Creativity and the Journey to One's Self
"It's refreshing to see art for art's
class on the first day of Spring semester.
Haskins asked each student to take 100 pic-
tures that conveyed his or her interpretation of
the meaning of life, said junior Laini Wolf.
Although the gallery space was free, the
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mounting and framing their artwork.
Since the students had no guidelines on
how to create their photographs, the result
was a varied collection of pieces with docu-
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Rupert said the exhibit is a good chance for
students to see their peers' work.
The exhibit will be on display until Friday.
Both the gallery and the opening reception are
free and open to the public.
The University of Florida and the University of Tennessee have a
long-standing history of spirited competition. This year is no exception as
our teams compete on Saturday in one of the biggest college football
games of the season. People from throughout the Southeastern Conference
are expected in Knoxville to join in the festivities. In order to avoid
potential problems and ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable
weekend, we want to share a few reminders.
In accordance with increased security efforts at public events, all personal
belongings are subject to search upon entry into Neyland Stadium. Items
deemed hazardous are prohibited from the stadium and include such things
as food and drink containers, coolers, backpacks, strollers, etc. No storage
space is available at the gates for prohibited items.
There is zero tolerance for alcohol inside the stadium. Individuals in
possession of alcohol, or whose conduct is disorderly, can be arrested and
ejected from the game. Students from both institutions are also subject to
student disciplinary action that could result in the loss of future ticket
privileges and/or more serious sanctions.
Fans are not permitted on the field, nor are they able to re-enter the
stadium once they leave the game. Please be courteous when standing to
cheer, and refrain from standing on the stadium seats.
Recognize that there will be a strong police presence on campus and in the
Knoxville community this weekend. Law enforcement officials will be
stepping up enforcement of open container laws, and units from both the
UT Police Department and the Knoxville Police Department will be
carefully watching for situations that have the potential to get out of
These measures have been adopted to ensure that everyone has a safe and
enjoyable weekend. Our schools have a proud legacy of success, both on
and off the field. With your cooperation and assistance, this weekend will
be another proud chapter in this outstanding college competition. Be safe,
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alumni on the site." he said, "That's
why we are continually expanding
After news broke Tuesday that
the site, previously exclusive to col-
leges, high schools and corporations,
planned to become all-inclusive,
many users joined groups in protest.
The group, "Official Petition Against
Opening Facebook" had more than
36,000 members Thursday night.
When Facebook becomes open,
people will be able to associate them-
selves with any of 500 regions.
Zuckerberg said he was still decid-
ing when to open Facebook, which al-
ready has about 9.5 million users.
But he denied accusations that he
was trying to profit from expanding
his Web site. He said he was focusing
on "building something great."
Facebook made headlines at UF
when school officials warned student
leaders, including resident assistants,
to scrub alcohol-related photos and
messages from their profiles to be
good role models.
When asked about employ-
ers looking at employee's profiles,
Hughes said that members can
change their privacy settings so that
only friends can see their profiles.
"It's not about whether we are
comfortable with that or not. It's up
to the individual," he said.
Last week, students joined groups
protesting Facebook's new news feed
feature and messaged administrators
asking for better privacy settings.
Zuckerberg responded with a letter
apologizing to users, and he upgrad-
ed privacy features so members could
pick what gets posted.
Hughes said despite the uproar,
use and membership did not decline.
Zuckerberg said, "It was nice to
see people use the tools we supplied
to create a forum and have an open
discussion about these things."
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Muslim students share discriminatory experiences
* FORUM FOCUSED ON THE ISSUE
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
One student was denied food at a
Gainesville restaurant. Another was interro-
gated by FBI agents three hours before a test.
At a third, others screamed "terrorist" on the
Those are some of the experiences four
Muslim panelists shared with about 150 peo-
ple who gathered at the Computer Science and
Engineering Building on Thursday night,
The two-hour forum, sponsored by Islam
on Campus and Nakba '48, focused on
"Islamophobia,' or'prejudice and discrimina-
tion against groups associated with Islam.
Omar Ishaq, Islam on Campus spokesman,
opened the night by describing how he was
denied service at a local restaurant two years
ago. Although the grill was covered with
burgers, Ishaq was told it was closed for dean-
ing, he said.
A movie depicting the unfair portrayal of
Arabs in Hollywood followed Ishaq's story.
The forum continued with more accounts of
Jason Fieldhouse, an electrical engineering
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Natasha EI-Sergany, a English major, and Annie Higgins, a visiting professor of Arabic
language and literature, review audience members' questions Thursday night.
senior who converted to Islam when he was taxi to the American side, where three officers
a teenager, said he was on a bus to Canada awaited him. They took him out of the car and
when Canadian border officials stopped him escorted him to a garage. He said he felt afraid
and held him for four hours. He was sent via but resigned.
"They kept telling me 'What organization
are you with?"' he said.
He responded he was a student going
to Canada to meet the family of the girl he
wanted to marry.
A female officer came in, and "the mood
changed," he said. That officer took him to
another room, and he went to Canada.
Later, back in Gainesville, FBI agents vis-
ited his apartment and interrogated him three
hours before his digital logic exam.
"Needless to say, I performed the least on
that exam," Fieldhouse said,
Women's studies senior Iman Pady said
she was stopped at the airport on the way
back to America from Yemen. She was sent
to an interrogation room full of other women
wearing head scarves.
"Is it simply my clothes that offend?" she
English senior Natasha El-Sergany said
that while changing her major from pre-med
to pre-law she asked if she could see the dean,
and a staff member said to come back when
she was wearing better clothes. She, too, was
wearing a head scarf.
The forum was later opened to questions.
One student asked whether younger genera-
tions are more accepting of Islam.
"I find that young people are biased as
well," Fieldhouse said, "but they're more
Homegrown plants lower high food costs, skirt industrial production
PLANTS, from page 1
Two years later, Adler, 27, says
they have distributed about a thou-
sand plants. The nursery has had
up to a dozen people from UF
students to 50-year-olds working
at it at one time.
About 80 percent of the plants
are not native to the area but are
well-suited to the climate and soil,
he said. Adler's favorite, a nutritious
Moringa tree, came from Africa.
Their nursery is at the end of a
rocky dirt road off Southeast 15th
Street. Adler said it used to be a
blueberry farm. -
Now, it's home to about 40 dif-
ferent species of plants 350 potted
plants total. Each one is edible, and
Adler has tasted all of them.
They sell their plants at the
Alachua County Farmers Market on
the first Wednesday of every month.
Mulberries, with their sweet taste
and dark red skin, sell the best.
"People remember picking them
when they were kids and having
their hands turn blue," Adler said.
The nursery is inundated with
plants of all sizes.
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goes, mulberries and pomegranates.
A hibiscus shows holes where a
grasshopper nibbled on its leaves.
Adler has another hibiscus just like
it that has grown to about 4 feet tall.
However, raising the crops is
more than just a project. For Adler,
these plants may help "mitigate the
catastrophe" of high food costs due
to dwindling fossil fuels.
"In a way this is an insurrec-
tion. It goes against the industrial
food system that destroys land and
oppresses people," he said, "and
makes unhealthy food."
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SENATE, from page 1
said because the Senate has never gone a year without changes,
there hasn't been a chance to "let the dust settle."
"Everyone is being covered, but nothing is being violated in
its current state," Boyles said.
Earlier in the meeting, he proposed granting more money
"In order for UF to be one of the top universi-
ties, we need to promote research."
for student travel grants.
He asked that the initial amount of $20,000, which would
be used to pay for 80 additional travel grants, be increased to
$27,000 and 108 grants.
"In order for UF to be one of the top universities, we need to
promote research," Sen. Cecilia Amador said.
Travel grants are used to pay for students to conduct re-
search in other states and foreign countries, according to a
presentation given by Sen. Aubrey Dyer. The senators unani-
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The graduating class of 2007
will reap the benefits of the in-
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Hiring is expected to increase
17.4 percent in all employee sec-
tors for the graduating class of
2007, according to a report by the
National Association of Colleges
Internship and job seekers
should be prepared to take ad-
vantage of organizations doing
increased hiring by attending the
Fall 2006 Career Showcase.
The Career Resource Center is
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00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Ste-
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Career Showcase "is an oppor-
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campus to be able to meet with
some of the brightest students
at the University of Florida,"
said Ja'Net L. Glover, Assistant
Director for Career Events at the
UF Career Resource Center.
Career Showcase provides full-
time, co-op, and internship op-
portunities for all students.
The two-day event traditionally
attracts more than 300 companies
with more than 1000 recruiters.
With the expected increase in
the hiring, it is important for stu-
dents to recognize that it will be
beneficial for them to attend this
year's Career Showcase events.
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General Electric, Tropicana,
the Central Intelligence Agency
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are some of the 407 organizations
that are registered to attend Ca-
reer Showcase to date.
Sept. 18 is the non-technical day.
Employer representation will
come from companies who are
looking to hire in fields such
as accounting, human services,
retail, and sales and, other non-
Sept. 19, the technical day, will
have employers focusing on engi-
neering, computer science, scien-
tific research and construction.
Students are expected to bring
multiple copies of their resume,
their Gator-1 card, and a readi-
ness to engage in one-on-one
Dr Wayne Wallace, Director of
the UF Career Resource Center,
strongly suggests that students
come dressed in business attire.
Erica Oretsky, 20, a junior
advertising major from Deltona,
Fla. has been attending Career
Showcase since her freshman
She has been able to build last-
ing relationships with employers.
Oretsky is looking forward to
this year's Career Showcase, and
hopes to continue to build rela-
tionships with other employers as
she prepares for her job search.
A list of registered organiza-
tions and tips to prepare for
Career Showcase are available
on the Career Resource Center's
Web site at www.crc.ufl.edu/
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Social Network Sites and Your Job Search
By Anika Navaroli
If you think your friends are the
only people looking at your Face-
book or MySpace profiles, you are
An increasing number of employ-
ers are using the internet and such
social networking sites to screen
According to a National Asso-
ciation of Colleges and Employers
Quick Poll 26.9 percent of the re-
sponding organizations reported that
they have "Googled" or reviewed
job candidate profiles on social net-
Employers are utilizing these sites
to reference the character and back-
ground of their applicants.
They are using the information
they find to see if an individual fits
their company and to check the con-
sistency of that individual.
Social networking Web sites have
made it easy to see if what an individ-
ual says matches what they really do.
Students who attend Career Show-
case at the University of Florida on
Sept. 18 to 19 should be aware of the
possibility that some organizations
may use the internet and social net-
working sites during the interview
Hollyn McCoy of Wesley. North
America, a company registered to
attend Career Showcase, reiterated
She explained that the issue of
employers using social networking
sites has arisen at every meeting she
has been to lately. She even ques-
tions its ethical implications.
"It's a toss-up," she said.
Raquel Jimenez of Nationwide
Insurance, another representative
for Career Showcase, provided some
tips for students.
"Keep it professional" she said.
She cautioned individuals was
personality and be cognizant of
what they post.
Since networking sites are draw-
ing so much attention and can an
impact on an individual's career, it
is important to know the proper way
to use these sites.
Ron Williams, Coordinator of
Residential Judicial Programs at
the University of Florida, warns
students, "it's really about your
He urges students to be aware
that what you choose to post public-
ly on the internet has a direct effect
on your future and
makes it exceedingly
easy for a company to "Dou
"Don't put anything site
on these sites you the
don't want to be on
the front page of the
paper," said Thomas J.
Halasz, Associate Director of Career
Networks for Career Resource Cen-
ter at UF.
While these sites have their
pitfalls, they do serve a positive
purpose. When used properly these
networking sites canbe an informa-
tive and useful tool.
"The. object is not to scare you,
but to educate." Williams said.
These sites do serve a purpose and
have a place in today's society.
The task is finding that appropri-
ate place. Halasz reminds students
that in using these sites it is best to
"just play it safe."
n't put anything on these
you don't want to be on
front page of the paper."
Thomas J. Halasz
Associate Director of Career
Networks for CRC
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tions will host tables to highlight
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fortable way for students to interact
with employers and fellow students,"
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"Students should use this oppor-
tunity to learn how their campus in-
volvement can prepare them for their
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Gainesville-Area Companies BRIDGE student's need for internships
By Valeria Lento
Interested in an internship that
doesn't require you to take time off
from school to travel elsewhere?
Want to tap into Gainesville's
Starting in October, the newly
revamped BRIDGE program will
present students with local intern-
BRIDGE is an acronym for
Building Relationships .through
Internship Development with
BRIDGE exists for the purpose
of providing local, career-related
internships for University of Flor-
Established in 2002 as a joint
venture between the Career Re-
source Center and the Gainesville
Area Chamber of Commerce, the
Chamber Internship Initiative, as
it was previously called, set out
to equip students with practical
real-world career experiences that
would help them transition into
secure and successful long-term
BRIDGE hopes to expand stu-
dents', faculty, staff and local busi-
nesses' awareness of the numerous
opportunities available in the local
Although this project is a rather
common undertaking at various
universities nation-wide, its estab-
lishment held significance for the
UF students searching for
professional opportunities often
overlook the local market for lack
of exposure and a rather severe
competition among large national
"Because many students associate
Gainesville as a small college town,
few take the time to explore the po-
tential for professional growth with-
in local businesses," said Heather
White, the CRC's assistant director
for experiential education.
"Others opt for taking a semes-
ter off to travel elsewhere for an
internship, often overlooking the
availability of local opportunities,"
Local employers, were less in-
formed about UF students' avail-
ability and professional prospec-
tive, thus minimizing potential for
local economic growth.
"BRIDGE's greatest contribution
has been the ability to link our lo-
cal employers with the UF student
population to let them know about
the great employment opportunities
here and to get the students more
involved in our community," said
Kim Tesch-Vaught Gainesville Area
Chamber of Commerce, Director of
"The Gainesville Area Chamber
of Commerce has hired three in-
terns as full time staff in the last
two years," she said.
The Career Resource
Center will connect stu-
dents and participating
local employers, ultimately facili;
stating greater connectivity between
Gainesville-area professionals and
Interested students are encour-
aged to update their resumes and
plan to attend one of the mandatory.
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Visit www.crc.ufl.edu for a list
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Graduate students should attend Showcase too
By Lauren Pasquarella Daley,, M.S., NCC,
Assistant Director of Graduate Services
Graduation is looming in the near
distant horizon. You might know more
than you ever wanted to about the effects of
underwater basket weaving on the ancient
Minoan culture... but will employers
outside your discipline care?
If you're lamenting your specialized
degree/thesis/dissertation and are asking
yourself "what can I do with my master's
or Ph.D.?" ... you can do MANY things! In
fact, you might get an internship or job by
coming to Career Showcase!
Graduate students often mistakenly
believe that recruiters only want people
in specific disciplines without advanced
I have heard students say "Oh, those
recruiters are just looking for business and
engineering undergraduates." Well, yes,
However, many recruiters are seeking
well-rounded, skilled individuals whom
they train to learn job specifics.
Graduate students are usually well-
rounded, highly-skilled, and have many
desirable abilities employers seek. Help
employers see your skills (outside your
knowledge of underwater basket weaving
and the Minoans) by placing them into
The key to finding employment
outside your discipline is to focus on
your transferable skills, those skills you
developed during grad school that are useful
in a variety of settings.
What transferable skills do you have? In
graduate school, many students teach classes,
write papers, and conduct research. What
skills were involved in those activities?
For example, some skills necessary for
teaching are: public speaking, organizing/
managing people, developing lectures/
learning activities, keeping' accurate
records, and providing feedback to people.
Those skills sound similar to those required
in consulting, management, sales, or human
resources. Do this process with your skills
from grad school and watch the possibilities
of potential job options grow.
One word of caution, though: Do not
try to make more of something than it is,
such as "sitting in boring 3-hr lecture class"
becomes "created atmospheres of patience
in unstimulating environments."
Employers can see straight through that
kind of resume padding, and it doesn't help
chances of getting an internship or job.
However, if you stay truthful and focus
on how your graduate education gave you
desirable skills in addition to a specialized
knowledge, you can increase your chances
of finding and securing gainful employment
outside your selected discipline.
At events like Career Showcase, you
might have to specifically point out how
you fit the employers' needs.
Sometimes recruiters will see the
graduate degree on your r6sum6 and think
"overqualified" or "we're only looking for
Hearing this kind of feedback can be
particularly frustrating for graduate students
who have worked hard on their education
and might be switching career directions.
However, try to remember that you are
probably qualified to do many jobs outside
your academic training; it is a good idea
to explain your transferable skills to the
Showcase recruiters and explain how you
will be a good fit for an open position in
If all else fails, getting some practical
experience in the field you're hoping to
enter can be very helpful in securing your
Use the networking opportunities at
Career Showcase to make contacts and look
Although an internship might not be
paid at first, they frequently lead to full-time
work either inside the same company or in a
different organization because you will gain
valuable, relevant professional experience
from interning. Even if you aren't ready
to graduate yet, consider perhaps getting
an internship while still in school. This will
make you more marketable when you are
looking for a job.
We encourage graduate students looking
for opportunities outside academia to attend
Career Showcase on February 1 and 2 from
9am 3pm in the Stephen C. O'Connell
The first day, Feb. 1, will feature
opportunities in technical fields, including
computer science, construction, engineering,
information systems/technology, scientific
research, and other technical or scientific
The second day, Feb.. 2, is for non-
technical fields such as accounting,
banking, consulting, government, human
services, management, retail, sales, and
other fields that do not include a scientific or
technical focus. More information on how
to prepare for Career Showcase is available
To make the most of your Career
Showcase experience, attend pre-Showcase
events like Showcase Essentials, Extreme
R6sum6 Makeover, The Cultural Diversity
Reception and the Internship Forum.
Also, open a Gator CareerLink account at
www.ufl.edu/careerlink to access potential
interviewing opportunities from employers
in various industries.
After Showcase, the CRC will also
present two career workshop series for
graduate students considering going into
academia and/or leaving it.
The "So You Want to Work in Academia"
workshop series consists of five workshops,
all held in the Career Resource Center
Workshop room at 5:10pm.
Individual topics include: Preparing Your
CV on Feb. 10, Cover Letters in Academia
on Feb. 17, The Academic Job Search
on Feb. 24, The Academic Interview on
March 10, and Creating Your Teaching and
Research Portfolio on March 17
The "So You Don't Want to Work in
Academia" workshop series consists of
three workshops, also held in the Career
Resource Center workshop room at 5:
Individual topics include: Where Can I
Work with my Grad Degree & What Would
I Enjoy Doing? on March 24, Finding
Opportunities & Networking Outside
Academia on March 31, and How to Market
Yourself & .Approach the Non-Academic
Job Search on April 7.
For additional information about any of
the services the Career Resource Center has
to offer for graduate students, feel free to
contact the Assistant Director for Graduate
Services .Lauren Pasquarella Daley via e-
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Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units!
Great location, price & size!
Just a few left! 376-1248
2 and 3 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
Free UF Parking!
Save $$ NOW*
3/2 flats starting @ $895
W/D, alarm, Pets OK, QUIET,
ave $ TODAY. Call 367-9910
MINUTES FROM UF!!!
313's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
SAVE $$$, GET MORE!
3BR/2BA for less than $300/person
B-ball, Comp lab, Gym, FREE UF parking
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
*AVOID UPSTAIRS NEIGHBORS*
2BR/2BA LUXURY Flat
FREE Tanning, W/D, Huge 24 hr. gym,
PC lab, Gated, Pet friendly,
All amenities,Free Cable w/HBO and Show,
Filling fast for Fall 377-2777
PET'S PARADISE No app or pet fee. 2BR
avail now. Fireplace, privacy fence, W/D
hook-up. 4501 SW 71st Terr. Townhouse
6738 SW 42nd PI. $550-$625. Short lease
avail 825 SW 62nd Terr. Call 352-331-2099
Individual and Semester Leases
Convenient UF access. $420 to $575/mo
1 BR APT W/PVT GATED COURTYARD
2 miles from Shands & VA. Pets arranged.
Luxury Townhouses at. Greens 2BR/2.5BA
spacious unit in gated community. Golf
and country club, W/D, alarm, garage. Pet
friendly. Rent starts @ $995/MO
Call 352-359-4438 9-15-17-2
Countryside 4BR/4BA huge condo,
gated, walk-up, DW, micro, W/D, par-
tial furnish if needed (couch/loveseat/
dressdwr/2 full bed in 2 rooms) $1600/mo.
Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St
House 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, 1530 sq ft,
new carpet & paint; eat in kitc, fireplace, DW,
W/D. Fenced. Avail 9/1. $1200/mo 3908 SW
6th PI. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW
6th St. 375-7104 12-6-71-2
1 For Rent
House 3BR/2BA, 2 car garg, 2560 sq ft
formal Lr/Dr, Fam room, Bkfst Bar; lots of
cabinet/counter space, DW, W/D, huge pa-
tio, fenced yard w/irrig. $1450/mo 1944 SW
48 Ave. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW
6th St 375-7104 12-6-71-2
Townhouse 3BR/2BA news ceramic tile, car-
pet & appliances; avail 8/25; Greenleaf 6922
SW46 Ave. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW 6th St 375-7104 12-6-71-2
Condo. Greens @ West End 2BR/2BA, wood
fir/ceramic tile, vaulted ceiling, W/D; incl
clubhse/pool/tennis/Bsktball, Golf $950/mo.
Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
- 375-7104 12-6-71-2
2 story country house 3BR/2BA, large living
room, separate dining room, zoned commer-
cial, ideal home/office on SW Williston Rd,
near Shands/VA, $925. Call 215-1728 Kathy
or 372-9000 9-15-17-2
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
WALK TO UF! 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
1st MONTH FREE@
Capstone Quarters, furnished
2BR 2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
$750/rent, 2905 SW Archer Rd #4004N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Cute one bedroom apt with study, freshly
painted 304 NW 19th Ave. $525/mo Green
Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-4392 9-
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-
HISTORIC DUCKPOND 2BR/1.5BA
Amazing location. Only blocks to downtown,
508 NE 4th Ave. A steal at only $550/mo Avail
Oct. 1 Call 379-4952 for an appointment
* Walk to UF & DT area!
* 2BR avail in 4/2 house,
w/yard & giant porch *
$320 + util, call 561 866-1774
NW 3rd Ave & 9th St. 9-19-10-2
CLOSE TO UF
3416 NW 7th Ave. 3BR/2BA $1000/mo.
Contact Michael 331-2100 10-5-20-2
.' *1 Ar .
3BR/2BA Campus Edge $995/MO
4BR/4BA University Terrace $1,600/MO
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1,100/MO
Ask about Move-In Specials!
30+ Properties Available!
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STAY HERE PLAY HERE
1BR/1BA close to UF free park across from
UF 2 pools, BB/Volley court laundry fac, wtr/
swr/trash incl. $584. Call Josh after 5:30 or Iv
mssg. 937-239-0098 9-18-5-2
NW3BR/2BA, minutes to UF, wood floors, re-
modeled kitchen, large great room, fireplace,
private back yard, 2 car garage, 2257 NW 11
Ave, $1400. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW 6th, 375-7104 9-29-14-2
Great for shoestring budget, 2BR, pets OK,
newly remodeled, close to UF, 2030 SE 45
Terr, $550/mo. Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 9-29-14-2
Student roommates needed in newly-remod-
eled 4/3 2200 sq ft house. DirecTV, wireless
DSL, parking, security, near Bus Route
2. $375/mo all incl. Relaxed atmosphere,
great for new students. Call Chris 283-3464
4BR/4BA at Countryside. $380/MO individu-
ally, inc. all utilities, cable TV, interest, phone.
On the bus route of 9&35. Pool view, new
carpet, Washer/dryer, secured system. Gym,
volleyball & basketball courts, pool &jacuzzi.
352-235-4762. firstname.lastname@example.org 9-
000**5 MIN TO UFOO**O
3BR/2BA, garage, FL room, wd firs, vaulted
ceiling. Exc'cond. No pets. Avail now. 3642
NW 7th PI. $1250/mo. 352-373-6080 or 352-
2/1.5 twnhs 1/2 mi to UF/Butler Plaza on bus
rt 20/21. W/D HkUp, DW, balcony, 1,200 sq
ft! Tile, pool. Pets ok. $700/mo + 1 mo secu-
rity. 352-871-7460 Avail Now. 9-26-10-2
1/2 OFF 1ST MO!
Great, upstairs 2/1.5 apt. Only $575/mo.
Close to UF & on bus route. 352-562-4261
Christian male roommate needed. Off
campus house. Private bath, walk-in closet.
Quiet neighborhood. Close to PNR. Rent
$385. Call Dan 352-278-0525 leave mes-
3BR/2BA, W/D, fenced in a quiet neighbor-
hood. Fireplace. First, last & security deposit
required. $950/mo 6413 NW 30th Terrace. If
interested contact Ashley @ 305-323-9742
All new 3/2 apt in NW with washer/dryer,
pool. 24 hr fitness. $1100 month. Main bus
line. 1.5 miles to UF. Call Mike Hastings,
REALTOR, Dawn Realty 352-538-1092
4BR/1BA "Blossom House" $750/mo.
Close to UF. Cent H/AC, enclosed porch,
large fenced yard, pet friendly. See pho-
tos at www.rentalworkshop.com. Call
352-870-0904, 352-318-4553 9-22-7-2
Walk to UF, 2 bed/1 bath, 2 pools, Available
today. All new tile, bathroom, kitchen. Cat
Friendly. $745/month 262-0444 10-12-20-2
Walk to campus! 2 bedroom 1 bath down-
stairs apartment. 403 SW 10th Street.
Freshly painted & wood floors thru out.
Campus Realty 692-3800 9-21-5-2
*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA + Ig loft w/costly
,laminated wood-looking floor, C/AC, carpet-
ed, good neighborhood, convenient $660-
670.ONice 2BR/2BA, patio w/gate, trees,
part utils pd $560-570 373-8310, 219-3937
2/2 condo w/screened patio, large kitchen
w/bar. Close to UF, off Archer Rd. 3425 SW
29th Terr. $750/mo. Pleease call 317-5060 or
1BR in 4BR/2BA apt $440/mo incl utils.
FREE SEPT RENT. Close to campus. Call
Jessica 813-486-6154 9-18-10-3
DEAL OF THE CENTURY
2, 3 or 4BR apts, a stone's throw from UF.
Fully furn or unfurn. Incl DSL, utilities, cable
& more. 352-256-2530 9-29-15-3
9 1 ISubleases
2BR/1 BA DUPLEX
off SW 34th St. Avail immed thru May '07.
$530/mo + dep. Call 352-246-6559 9-19-
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 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
A roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA
condo near UF. Rent is $475. Utilities not
included. Ph 352-303-3368 9-29-24-4
Roommate in newly renovated 3/2 house,
huge room, fully furnished, all appliances,
cable/HBO & fast intemet included. Quiet
location 1 mi from UF. $500/mo + GRU. Call
Nadav at 305-606-1221 9-21-20-4
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at
$450/mo + 1/2 electric. Call 727-742-9083
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
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-
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
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-
M/F, NS to share 2BR/2.5BA Southfork Oaks
townhome (near Target). Unfur master BR
w/pvt BA avail. W/D, no pets, student or prof.
$345/mo + 1/2 utils. No lease. Call Evan 335-
Male roommate to share 2BR/1 BA.
Close to UF Campus. $400/MO
Utilities included. Please call 378-8638
Master BR/BA in 2/2 behind mall. Nice gay
couple needs responsible M/F for fall/spring.
Common area furn. Pet friendly. $370/mo +
util. 352-284-6845 9-15-4-4
1928 NW 1st Ave. Spacious 4BR/2BA only
$225/mo plus utilities! 1BR literally seconds
from campus & right across the street from
the stadium! 352-284-3111. Avail now. 9-
Male student needs 2 roommates in
Greenwich Green Apts. SW 39th Blvd. Close
to UF & SFCC. 3BR/2BA apt semi-furn incl
W/D, cable DSL. Very good cond. $450/mo
incl utils. 386-931-1944 or 386-437-2918
Large room w/kitchen privileges, pvt BA,
double closet, furn w/trundle bed, dresser,
TV. W/D, NS, month-to-month tenancy.
$375/mo +1/3 utils. & cable TV. Sec dep &
refs reqd Avail 10/1 384-0111 or 692-4448
1BR/BA avail in 3BR condo in Marchwood.
2 female roommates. Cable, DSL, Pool.
Room unfurn $400/OBO + utils. If you called
before, another room just became available.
Call Bianca 352-514-4124 9-20-5-4
House 3BR/2BA in quiet NW neighborhood
newly updated, yard w/deck & grill,W/D/D.
Unfurnished bedrooms $350-400/mo + util.
Non-smoker, prof/grad student preferred
258-3673, 494-0100, email@example.com
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at BOARDWALK.
Clean responsible roommate wanted. Rent
$382/mo + 1/2 cable & utils. Call 979-422-
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 poool & plenty of open parking.
Avail Aug 1 July 31. John 786-436-1657
Roommate wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse
near NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, ten-
nis, and DSL. $450, utilities included. No
pets. Call 363-0143 or 363-0144 or email
robertwaelder@bellsouth net 9-29-12-4
$325 room + 1/4 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, WiD, balcony, pool. See photos
www.rentalworkshop.com. Close to cam-
pu & very nice. Call 870-0904 or 318-4553.
LOOKING GLASS APTS.
For FALL semester. Roommate (m or f) to
share 2BR/2BA. Steps from UF Campus
NW 15th Terr $560 + 1/2 util. per month. Call
Simon at 786-554-1096 9-21-5-4
I Need a Roommate!!
Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA furn
townhouse. Next to pool. Close to Oaks Mall.
$500/mo which inclds cable, internet, & utils
up to $100. Call 386-795-4360 10-5-15-4
Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 9-15-1-4
*| 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.
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
JU0 Real Estate
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-
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).
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
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.
Luxury 2Br/2.5BA townhome. Close to UF.
Ready for fall. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 9-29-31-5
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
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
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GRAN I\'.' C''[' i:LEJ[L10,ll;'IiM
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 fli plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
Seller will pay 2% towards closing costs
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.
Maria "Birdie" Pla Murnane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
1BR/1BA condo 2 miles to UF
Ground floor, quiet & attractive.
Inexpensive living $79,000 386-462-3066
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
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
For sale by owner:
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-
BELOW MARKET VALUE!
3BR/3.5BA NW home,
1,772', 1-car gar. $184,900
EXIT REALTY PRODUCERS
PROFESSIONALS, UF PROFESSORS,
Concordia, a quiet, convenient to everything
pool community. 3BR, 2BA condo unit 407C
with gorgeous marble flooring in living areas,
A/C, refrigerator, electric range, dishwasher,
& newer washer/dryer. Located behind
Royal Park Plaza, priced at $173,900. Call
Elaine Funk at Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors. 283-0483 or 372-5375. 9-18-5-5
Land for Sale Just Reduced
1/2 acre in Interlachen, FL, 30 min from UF.
This is two 1/4 acre lots, live on one and rent
one. Low taxes and good schools. $22,500.
Call 352-337-0967 9-27-10-5
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20, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
5 l Real Estate
NEW HOMES in OCALA, FL Pre-
Construction Pricing, Zero Down for
Investor, Realtor Inquiries Welcome. Call
Kinder Homes at (352)622-2460 or www.ln
Gulf front lots $595k. Homes start-
ing mid $300k. New master planned
ocean front community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, TX.
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MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NC Homes,
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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
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-
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FREE BROCHURE (800)642-5333. Realty
Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C.
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1 + ACRE WITH POND TN 1.2 acre wooded
parcel with a gentle slope, front to back.
Pond on the northeast side. Some bluff views
available after clearing. Close.to huge state
park. Only $89,900! Call (866)292-5769. 9-
19+ ACRE WOODED PARCEL On the
TN/KY-'border. Beautifully wooded 19.68
site on a gently rolling hill. Minutes from
Land Between the Lake rec. area. This one
won't last at $39,200! Call (866)339-4966.
EUFALA AL WATERFRONT Gated commu-
nity 2 hours from Atlanta & the Coast. 1/2 to 3
acres from the $40's. Fishing, boating, swim-
ming & more. Clubhouse, boat slips, nature
trails. (866)880-2976. 9-15-1-5
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
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mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls.
Homesites starting @ $39,900. Log home
kits @ $39,900. Limited availability. Call
(888)389-3504 X 700. 9-15-1-5
20 acres, $59,990 Mature Pinion Pines, mtn
views, wildlife, close to BLM. Horseback
riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect for vaca-
tion, investment, retirement. Electricity.
100% financing. Larger acreage available.
Waterfront Wilmington, NC Historic Port City
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5 [ Furnishings ]
BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-6-72-6
BED PULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in.plastic.w/warranty- Can deliver.-Call 352-
0 1 Furnishings
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-6-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
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
BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-6-72-6
BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789
Sofa $225 BRAND 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
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.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
*Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$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.
S l1 Furnishings
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
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
Parker Road Baptist
3200 SW 122nd Street. Dr. James
Jackson, Interim Pastor 332-
4991. 9:45 Sunday School Wor-
ship @ 11am & 6pm. Wednesday
Worship @ 7pm. 6:45pm Youth
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church 425 W
University Avenue. Sunday: Bible
Study 9:30am, Worship: 8:30 &
11:00, College Monday Night
Antioch Baptist Church
3612 NW 177th Ave.
Dr. Jim Leftwich.
Come Worship with us!
Sunday Bible Study at 9:45am.
Worship Service 11am.
Wednesday Service 6:45pm
Christian Study Center
Offering classes, lectures, cinema,
reading groups, and more. Home
of Pascal's coffee house. Mon-
112 NW 16th St.-379-7375
For more information visit
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.
Your home away from home.
Friday Night Live!
Services & Shabbat Dinner.
Fall Semester 7:30 pm.
352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave.
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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
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. Cah del 352-333-7516
Hillel Jewish Student
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 Kosher Shabbat dinner!
We also serve the only daily
gourmet Kosher lunch and dinner
in Gainesville. Join us for great
food, Shabbat, Jewish Programs
The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints
Does God answer prayers? Can I
be with my family forever? Come
worship Christ Sun. 10:00am,
Wed. 7:00pm 1220 SW 5th Ave.
First Lutheran Church
Anti Gravity Campus Ministry
1801 NW 5th Ave.
Services @ 8:30 & 11
Free College Lunch After!!!
Meeting at Presbyterian Student
Center 1402 W Univ. Ave.
Sunday Worship 10:30am;
Thursday Contemporary Worship
For more info: 372-8183 or
Greater Bethel AME
701 SE 43rd Street
Sunday School 9:30 a.r-.
Worship Services 10:45 a.m.
Friends and Family Day Celebra-
tion 9/24 @ 10:45 a.m.
Call for ride-(352)-376-8846
j aII Furnishings
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
BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
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University City Church of
ministry meets at University City
Church of Christ. Bible class
Sunday at 9:30am and Wednesday
at 7pm- plus service projects and
The Rock of Gainesville
The Rock is a a non-denomina-
tional Christian church for passion-
ate people pursuing their purpose
in life. Very fun, very relevant.
Modern dramas, dance and music;
Let us be your home away from
home. Services are Saturday night,
6pm or Sunday 10am. 9818 SW
24th Avenue. Call 331 ROCK or
visit www.therockonline.org for
more details. For campus activities,
visit www.rockuf.com -;
Offering truly open and inclusive
Christian worship. Sunday worship,
10:15am 1st Wednesday Taize, 6:
30pm 11604 SW Archer Road for
info, call 352-376-1100 or visit
Down Walls Building Up Hope"
Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and spiritually
diverse. $1 home cooked sup-
pers on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.
Theology on tap, Thursdays at
8pm at Stubbie's Pub downtown.
1402 W University Ave. 376-7539,
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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!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
Entertainment Center, large $75, Sofa nice
$75, full size bed $50,, new carpet 12x12
$75, 19" color TV $35., dining table $45.
Lawnmower $50. Call 335-5326 9-18-26-6
DIAL- A -WASHER
Washer & dryer leases. 1 semester $160. 1
year $350. Call 352-318-3721 11-1-45-6
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER. beautiful
oak & glass w/lighting. 64" wide x 74" high
(30"TV) H 378-4348, W 376-9511. $300.
COFFEE TABLE Beautiful oak & glass
w/lighting. 54" x 26". $250. 9-19-5-6
WHITE FUTON DBLITWIN BUNK BED.
NEW CONDITION PERFECT FOR DORM
OR APT! BED ONLY- PD. $465. SELL $300.
Leather Couch & Love Seat $150 .
Washer & Dryer $200 Solid Wood Futon
Couch & Futon Loveseat $200 0 Solid Wood
Dining Room Set w/4 chairs. $100. Call
Steve and make an offer at 210-365-7470
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7
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Computer Help! Now!
Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
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- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th-Street
GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
17" POWERBOOK G4 FOR SALE
1 year old. Very good condition.
Mac OS X. 1.67 Ghz. 512 MB memory
Includes Microsoft Office
$1500 orbest offer. Call Alex 904-814-6790
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connection up to 9 megs a second. Email,
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works. 1-888-269-9693. 9-15-3-7
HP Pavilion:AMD Athlon Processor 906
MHz, 256 mb of RAM, 45 GB Hard Drive,
DVD players & CD burner/player, 4 USB
Connections, Windows XP, Microsoft Word,
Excel & Publisher. Comes with a 19" Color
Monitor and HP Photo Color Printer. $500 for
all. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-7
Intel Custom-Built Computer:
Pentium III Processor, 996 MHz, 256 mb of
RAM, 40 GB Hard Drive, 4 USB Connections,
DVD Player, CD Burner, Windows XP
Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher. Includes
17" AMW Flat-Screen Monitor & Canon Color
Printer, keyboard & mouse. $400.00 for all.
Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-7
VIDEO GAMES REPAIR: Xbox, Xbox 360,
Playstation, PSP, Gamecube, DS. We fix
them all. Low rates & fast svc. We sell parts
too. wwvw.videogamesrepair.biz. Call today
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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
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NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
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424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
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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
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352-256-2040 for more info. 9-30-2-10
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,CHEAP FURNITUREOGREAT CONDITION
05 Disc Stereo *Maghpgany bookshelf
*Table lamp 0 Wire storage rack 0 Fan
*Lock box Call 732-642-3958 9-18-10-10
*Beautiful 39 gal aquarium w/everything
even fish $350/OBO. 1500 watt Elite Audio
surround sound $400/OBO never used. 0
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$300/B00. 562-4226 9-18-5-10
EVERYTHING MUST GO
Electronics, clothes, furniture, tools, & much
more. 3524 NW 51st Ave. Sat & Sun 8am
- 2pm. 9-15-3-10
BAR FOR SALE
Great for extra space, garage, or backyard.
Solid Wood. High Quality. Looks Great.
$600/OBO. Call 352-494-0638 9-20-5-10
410 Ib power rods. New $2200, asking. $800.
* Welder Home Gym System Dual Dura
Stack. 229 Ibs, durable resistance. $175.
* Bayou Fitness Total Trainer Deluxe. 385 Ib
weight cap. New $299, sell $125. 359-2001
Trailer: Wooden bottom with metal mesh
ramp- 4 years old. Locally made. Sturdy.-
$500. Call 219-6294. PowerZone Olymic
Weight Set: Bench, leg attachment. Comes
with weights. $750. Call 219-6294. Gold's
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to 40. $150. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-10
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Best Prices and Customer Service!!
1998 SUZUKI SAVAGE
motorcycle $2000/OBO. 863-443-0784 9-
2004 YAMAHA YZF600R
$5500/OBO. 2k miles. Never been dropped,
garage-kept whole life. Call 410-274-1554
FOR SALE $999
Contact 786-229-7009 (Mike) 9-15-5-11
2005 SUZUKI DRZ200
Street legal. Mint condition. Title. Spotless.
Always covered. Miles under 1K. $3700.
2005 50CC X-SPEED SCOOTER.
Carefully maintained. Alarm & Remote start.
2300 mi. Includes strong lock and motor-
cycle helmet. $1200 OBO. 904-472-7474
2006 BLUE KAWASAKI NINJA250R
Less than 3 months old. Like new! Less than
1k miles. $3500. 352-331-4559 9-27-10-11
HONDA SCOOTER 50cc w/rebuilt 80cc
engine, 2 cycle, oil-injected, goes 42 mph,
2 passenger, good condition, mechanically
PERFECT. Only $895. Call 641-6045 9-
***CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES***
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Running or not. Titles or not. Prompt pick up
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
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*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
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*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-6-72-12
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Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
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BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
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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
87 Volvo 1499 352-338-1999
78 Chevy PK 999
84 Conversion Van 1999
97 Isuzu Rodeo 2999
95 Honda Passport 2999 12-6-72-12
1999 KIA SPORTAGE 4x4
Great condition. All power. $2500. 378-9077
Honda. Prelude, '92 $2,800
Very good condition, 5 spd. manual, 2 doors,
179k mile, new AC & radiator, power sun
roof and windows, day phone 352-392-7923
1993 Toyota 4-runner
New brakes, tires and front end
Great stereo and XM ready
Excellent running condition
175,000, $3900 9-15-5-12
'95 GEO PRISM
93,000 miles, AC, CD/stereo, Great gas mile-
age. $2,200. 256-5099 9-15-5-12
GEO PRISM LSI 1996
4 cyl 1.8 L, 5 speed manual. Champagne.
109K miles. A/C. CD. Runs great. $2300/
OBO. Call 352-246-8596 9-18-5-12
2005 SCION XB Show car! $20K/OBO. Go
to www.myspace.com/81757726. For more
info & pics or call 352-562-4226, 5TV, 17"
rims, DVD, PS2 touchscreen navigation &
much more. 9-18-5-12
BLACK 1995 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GS
Very clean. Runs fine $3000. Call 378-6241
95 HONDA ODYSSEY EX
Power moonroof, tinted windows, Pioneer
CD/radio. Fair condition, very reliable. 140k
miles. $4200 negotiable. Call 352-316-1117
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97 HONDA PRELUDE
Green, loaded. One owner. 98,000 miles.
Must see! $6500/OBO. 538-5170 9-22-
HONDA CIVIC EX
2002, coupe, auto, sunroof, leather, silver.
Extra Clean! Must Sell! $9400. Call 352-219-
93 FQ D EXPLORER Eddie Bauer
98k miles, runs great, excellent stereo,
$3500/OBO. Call 352-514-6195 9-28-5-12
Excellent condition, one owner, 100k, Blue
Book Value $5995. 904-472-8540 9-19-
2006 Hyundai Tiburon
3 months old. Moving to snow country must
sell. $15,500. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-12
1995 Chevy Blazer
All leather and electric, towing pkg. $3,500.
Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-12
1982 Pontiac Firebird TransAm
Newly upholstered, rebuilt engine. Nice mus-
cle car. $2,300. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-12
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Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
On goioV 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
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necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-6-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 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
Earn between $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Tom 379-3663
I Help Wanted
Earn up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
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
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.
$10/HOUR + BONUS
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
Gatorfood.com is looking for personable,
responsible, enthusiastic, fun people. PT &
FT available. For info call Tom @ 379-3663
WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 12-6-72-14
POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 11l or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
1 W Help Wanted
The Alachua County Crisis Center is seeking
volunteers to become Crisis Line Couselors.
Sixty hours of in-depth training are provided.
This is an opportunity to impact lives of fel-
.low community members and to gain life-
enhancing communication skills. The next
training class begins Saturday, September
16th, 2006. Please contact All 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
Business Intemships Avail.
Gain valuable experience helping customers,
organizing, managing, shipping orders, mar-
keting, and more! Email info@NS4L.com
Country home/office needs reliable person
for odd jobs, yard work, errands. Part time.
Begin $8.50/hr. Call Sebastian 591-3000
COOK & CASHIER P/T & F/T.
Apply in person: MAUI TERIYAKI Benefits
include free meals! 600 NW 75th St.
Tutors for 1:1 tutoring at-risk elementary,
school students 1-4 afternoons/wk $9.501
hr. 15-20 min drive to UF. UF Federal work
study work permit required. Volunteers
welcome 352-384-1155, firstname.lastname@example.org
Family looking for a housekeeper. Mon-
Fri, full time $6.75/hr. For more info or to
schedule an interview, please call 256-3323
VALET ATTENDANTS Available from Commercial News Providers"
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
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
FOOD PREF & DELIVERY DRIVERS
M, W, F 8am to 3pm. Three shifts available.
Starts @ $7.50/hr. Heavenly Ham 3832
Newberry Rd. 9-27-33-14
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. suite 106
Apply Mon-Fri 9am-9pm
392-2908 ext. 105
$7.50/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
$8.00 SpanishlEnglish bilingual speakers
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
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
* Softward Developer
* Tech Support
* Aviation Assistant
Resume to email@example.com www.gleim.com.
I I itl II
I I I
1 Help Wanted
Friendly & dependable person for men's
clothing & footwear. PT. Apply at Soul Train
Stop Fashion, 2 E. UniversityAve. Downtown
We want to start 30 people. All majors wel-
come. Sales/service, PT/FT conditions apply
TCBY Now hiring
Apply in person at Thornebrook Village
Store. No phone calls please. 12-6-71-14
Sales & Leasing Agent
Bonuses, great team. PT schedule incl Sat
req. Fax resume, cover & avail schedule
to 376-6269 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Now registering tutors.
Make money at your schedule! No reg. fee.
00* SOCCER COACHES***
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
email@example.com or 379-5979
 [ r
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 23
Il Help Wanted
No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
HearAgain CDs & DVDs
818 W. University Ave, 32601
OFFICE HELP No exp, flex hrs, $6.50/hr.
Should be computer savvy, hands on, in-
ternet search, learn new software, typing,
Word/Excel. Indicated class standing & why
you need this job. Fax 375-4591 9-18-10-14
FULL OR PART TIME
'MUST BE MECHANICAL
BERTIE HEATING &
AIR CONDITIONING, INC.
1730 NE 23rd AVE GAINESVILLE, FL
interest in Special Ed to assist a 3yr old at
home & pre-school. Call George 352-514-
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-
PERFECT PT JOB.
Evening sales rep, no experience necessary.
$7-10/hr gtd. Paid training, paid weekly.
Flexible schedule 352-377-2573 9-18-
PART TIME GROUNDSKEEPER
M-Thu 3-6 Sun. 10-5. Start $10 per hr.
Private school. Background check. Clean
cut atmosphere. Apply 8505 NW 39th Ave.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Find more information at
NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring servers with smiling faces. Please
apply at 5240 NW 34th St., across from the
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
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 and
available at www.sunstatefctr.org. Fax app to
386-462-7823. DFWP. EOE. 9-20-10-14
I) Ill Help Wanted
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-
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 (email@example.com).
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-
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
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
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 9-
Brand Protection Agency
Intemet 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 9-
Work on Campusl!!
Aramark Gator Dining is Hiring for Immediate
Availabilities Including EXPERIENCED
Other available positions include: Coffee
Baristas, Line Cooks, Prep Cooks,
Servers, Clean Team, Dishwashers and
Food Service Workers. Apply online at
www.gatordining.com or in person at the
Raquet Club Dining Center (Fletcher Dr.)
Must pass background check. EEO/Drugfree
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the
Gator Sport Shop (352) 375-4683 x6500
PT Supervisors needed, days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job! Apply
at Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop (352) 375-4683 x6500 9-15-5-14
For 2 boys, ages 6 & 3. Usually 1 night/wk +
additional hrs possible. Prior exp or educa-
tion related to special needs children pref
but not required. Please call 376-1516.
FULL TIME LEGALASSISTANT
Position available. Need at least 2 yr com-
mitment. Fax resume to 352-335-2272 Attn:
All Shifts. 10-2,2-6 &weekend. Call Shannon
@ Ada's 284-2959 12-6-60-14
i ll i Help Wanted
Can you program, design and develop cus-
tom websites? Do you have professional
experience? Would you like to work with
an award winning company? Please send
a resume by 9/22/06. We are hiring nowl
ABC FINANCIAL is one of the Largest Equip-
ment Finance companies in the US. Make
extra $$ in your spare time. Take advantage
of our phenomenal growth. Start your future
career today. Cary K 800-226-9222 ext 275
Flexible hours for cleaning, mowing, errands
& minor chores. $6-8/hr. Leave clear mes-
sage 373-1690 9-15-5-14
PT CAMPUS REPS
Grad students preferred. $2,000-4,000/year
w/very little effort. Call Denise Moore 1-800-
449-8680 ext 151 9-22-10-14
PT days for adorable 2 yr old. Must have
reliable transportation. Some housekeeping.
References required. 376-3246 9-15-5-14
needed for busy salon. Must be friendly,
efficient & have neat appearance. Apply in
person: Gallery of Hair Design 5109 NW
39th Ave. 9-15-5-14
DO YOU LOVE WORKING WITH KIDS???
WORK IN OUR AFTERCARE PROGRAM.
HAVE FUN-GREAT HOURS $8/HOUR.
OAK HALL SCHOOL- 332-1452 9-15-5-14
LifeSouth Community Blood Center is
hiring energetic people'to help maintain the
community blood supply! Representatives
will be responsible for contacting blood
and platelet donors by phone and schedul-
ing appointments. The starting pay is 6.50
/hour with immediate earning potential up to
11.50/hour. Please fill out an application at
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039
Newberry Road, or call 224-1740 before 5
pm. EOE/DFWP 9-25-10-14
Fax resume to 384-1116 9-25-10-14
TEACHER toddler class. 9:30-5:30 M-F.
CDA Reqired, degree preferred. Salary plus
benefits. Fax resume to Baby Gator 352-
,- .-= ~
Is looking for some high enery,
aggressive team member to join
Managers, Asst. Managers, Cooks, Drivers
All Positions Available
Full or Part-time position
Employee Meal Discounts
Drivers earn up to $15/Hr.
No in-store order taking
No Experience Required
Apply in person at 5162 SW 34th STREET
SHOPPERS OF WILLISTON
(corner of 34th Street & Williston Road)
or email us at email@example.com
Responsible, Enthusiastic, Friendly Part
Time office help needed for busy insurance
agency. T & H 830-530. $8.00 per hour. Call
Stefanie at 373-0333 9-18-5-14
ol Help Wanted
Need ASAP! 30 fast typists (65+wpm)
Productivity based compensation ranging
to $14 per hour. Downtown location, flex
schedules, M-F, 7am-midnight. Ideal for PT
and students. Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Work on Campus!!!
Classic Fare Catering is hiring for immediate
Server availablilities. A fun working environ-
ment, flexible shifts and $7.00 an hour are
the highlights of this great opportunity. Apply
online at www.gatordining.com or in person
at the Classic Fare Business Office, 1st Floor
Reitz Union. Must pass background check.
EEPO/Drugfree workplace. 9-19-5-14
THE BAGLE BAKERY
Now hiring for fall. $6.75/hr for line work-
ers. $8/hr for bakers. Flexible schedules.
Millhopper location. Please call 384-9100
Do you want a great pay rate?
Are you caring & dependable?
Seeking LPNs, CNAs, HHAs & homemakers.
Please call 1-800-309-1157 or 1-800-825-
FOR DOWNTOWN LAW FIRM
Mon thru Thurs. 3:30 5pm. Fax resume/
contact info to 352-335-4214 9-19-5-14
Wanted for parttime parties & events. Good
pay. Call 256-3323 9-19-5-14
Please call 378-2001 9-26-10-14
STUDENT FOR CONSTRUCTION LABOR
& GENERAL LABOR. HEAVY LIFTING,
CHAINSAW WORK. $7.50 $8/hr. 376-6183
FULL TIME PAID LEGAL INTERN
wanted for Gainesville criminal defense law
office. Fax resume to 374-6771 9-26-10-14
Help wanted days. Laser printer repair expe-
rience helpful. $35/hour. Email resumes to:
PART TIME VIDEOGRAPHER
needed to video tape legal proceedings for
use in the courtroom. Will train & provide
equipment if needed. Must be available
days. Send inquires to email@example.com
AutoCad, PT/FT person Mon-Fri, 30-50
hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must be dependable & good
knowledge of basic AutoCad. 1 mi from cam-
pus. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Wells @352-219-1183 9-27-10-14
SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE. 9-
PT VET TECH
Experience preferred but not required. Apply
within 376-1373 9-20-5-14
Group Home Manager
Rewarding & gratifying experience oppor-
tunity managing a group home for develop-
mentally disabled adults. Excellent growth
potential w/competitive salary & benefits.
4 yrs related education and/or experience
in human service required. Management or
supervisory experience preferred. Apply at
Arc of Alachua County, Inc. 3303 NW 83rd
St. 8a-4p M-F or fax resume & cover letter to
Residential Habilitation Technician
Need work experience wlyour degree?
Loving, caring individuals needed to assist
developmentally disabled adults with life
skills in a group home setting. PT nights and/
or weekends; $8/$8.50 per hr. 1 yr related
experience and /or education required. Apply
atArc ofAlachua County, Inc. 3303 NW 83rd
St. 8am-4pm M-F. 9-21-5-14
Now hiring for all kitchen positions. Apply
Mon-Fri between 2 & 4pm. 3501 SW 2nd
) il Help Wanted
$6.50/hr. Parttime. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 9-28-10-14
JEWELLS hiring now for BARTENDERS,
WAITRESSES, BEERTUB, SECURITY,
MANAGER. No exp necessary. Apply in
person:108 S Main. 5-10pm, M-F or email:
EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE
Looking for PT help, flexible hours, will work
around your class schedule. Please bring re-
sume to: 2020 NW 6th ST. 10-5-20-1.4
Earn $5-7/hr for participating in psychology
study on human performance & decision
making. Come by room 375 Psychology
Bldg, UF campus to apply. 9-19-3-14
$5,842 FREE cash grants. Never Repay!
FREE grant money for School, Housing,
Business, Real Estate. For listings 1-800-
509-6956 extension 806 9-21-5-14
Find a Job. Get Great Deals.
Movies, Games, & More.
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, home-
time, money & more! Heartland Express
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,
Driver-HIRING QUALIFIED DRIVERS for
Central Florida Local & National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2 years experience.
Call Bynum Transport for your opportunity
today. (800)741-7950. 9-15-1-14
Truck Drivers: CDL training. Up to $20,000
bonus. Accelerate your. career as a bldier.
Drive out terrorism by keeping the Army
National Guard supplied. 1-800-GO-
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
DATA ENTRY! Work From Anywhere.
Flexible Hours. Personal Computer
Required. Excellent Career Opportunity.
Serious Inquiries Only (800)344-9636 Ext.
Earn Up to $550 WEEKLY Working through
the government PT No Experience. Call
Today!! (800)488-2921 Ask for Department
LOG HOME LEADER SEEKS DEALERS
Original Old Timer Log Homes. Quality Kiln-
Dried Logs, High Commissions, Stability,
Support & Training. Contact Mr. James
Today! (800)467-3006 www.oldtimerloghom
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 12-6-72-15
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24, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,2006
** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everlade-eqestrian.com 12-6-72-15
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 9/11/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 12-6-72-15
112 head $65. Full head $85
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431
* SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM 9
* Boarding $275/mo S Lessons/English *
Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm.
***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE***
Specializing in African-American hair.
Relaxers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more.
Healthy hair specialist. Call 377-0026 or 514-
3086. 5 SE 12th St. 10-31-59-15
Experienced teachers will give private les-
sons in. English grammar, pronunciation &
composition. Call 352-335-9400 9-29-31-15
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 12-6-72-15
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
*PASTURE BOARD YOUR HORSES
We feed or you feed. 5 miles of trails adja-
cent to property. Near Newberry 352-472-
Covered, lighted arena. 40-stall barn. All
welcome. Much more. Call 331-9069 9-
UF/Santa Fe courses. Special courses
(Exam reviews, dancing, etc.) 9-19-15-15
"La Fortuna" Latin market and deli
Hispanic food and groceries
Notary, Western Union, Cell Phones
125 NW 23rd Ave Ste 9 (352) 371-9496
"Exit Realty Producers" Call Fernando
- Realtor. Buy, Sell your house, Condo,
Farm, Land. Cell 352-562-4091 Thanks.
MATH TUTOR UF Masters
Call for appt. Leave Message 376-2351.
Beginner to Advanced $26/hr. Hank Wilcox
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT: Bulldozers,
Backhoes, Loaders, Dump Trucks, Graders,
Scrapers, Excavators; National Certification,
Job Pla-cbment Assistance; Associated
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Heavy Equipment Operator CERTIFIED.
Hands on Training. Job Placement
Assistance. Call Toll Free (866)933-1575.
ASSOCIATED TRAINING SERVICES, 5177
Homosassa Trail, Lecanto, Florida, 34461.
RETIREE: Boost Income, Lower Risk, Save
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On-Line Retirement Seminar! Tues. Sept.
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adorno.retireRX.com or call (800)551-7934.
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*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Computers
*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer provided. Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121 www.onlineTidewaterTec
AIRLINE MECHANIC Rapid training for
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severe shortage. Financial aid if qualify Job
placement assistance. CALL AIM (888)349-
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt.
fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC. Established
*I Health Services ]
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
Ave 375-3752. 12-6-72-18
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
* C Connections
Want to make a connection? Place your ad
here to look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love
Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call, the
Matchmaker free @ 373-7272, 24 hrs. Great
ANONYMOUS way to meet cool people ana it worKS. Chna
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING live with others. 12-6-72-19
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334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) Event Notices
All Women's Health Center
Free Pregnancy Test
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
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Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
NEED MORE ENERGY?
Jump start your body's engine. All Natural
Nutritional Supplement. To order, call 1-
866-999-9191 ID 164462. Angela Miller.
Ladies, get fit, get fun, get nature! S
Ride San Felasco bicycle trails with Don as
your guide! Tighten up and lighten up! Only
$2 entrance fee. Call 352-215-7987
Warning! May arouse Libido! 0
FREE DIABETIC SUPPLIES! MEDICARE
PATIENTS! Call Us Toll Free (866)294-
3476 and receive a FREE METER! Am-Med
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m i Typing Services
Friends don't let friends drive drunk.
IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
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UF RUN vs. UT RUN DEFENSE
UF rushes for 173.5 yards per game: UT allows 172.5 yards per game.
KEY PLAYERS: UF: Sr. TB DeShawn Wynn (16 attempts, 96 yards, 6.0 avg, 2 TDs), So. TB Kestahn Moore (15 attempts,
78 yards, 5.2 avg, TD); UT: So. LB Jerod Mayo (17 tackles, 3 sacks), Sr. LB Marvin Mitchell (19 tackles, 3 TFL), Sr. DT
Justin Harrell (4 tackles, 2 solo).
ANALYSIS: Wynn is healthy, but expect Moore to steal some of his carries. The real question is Tennessee's defense,
which allowed California to run for 64 yards but gave up four times as many against Air Force. Expect a performance
closer to the former than the latter.
UF PASS vs. UT PASS DEFENSE
UF passes for 340.5 yards per game; UT allows 199.5 yards per game.
-/-,,- KEY PLAYERS: UF: Sr. QB Chris Leak (600 yds, 7 TDs-2 INTs, 67.8 pct, 185.59 rating), Sr. WR Dallas Baker (13 rec.
^ 204 yds, 15.7 avg. 2 TDI. Fr. WR Percy Harvin (7 rec, 132 yds, 18.9 avg); UT: Jr. DB Jonathan Hefney (21 tackles, 11
Soloo, Sr. DB Antwan Stewart (11 tackles, 1 INT).
ANALYSIS: Can anybody stop the UF passing attack? Leak is fourth in the NCAA in passing yards. Coach Urban
Meyer has said that just about every receiver needs more touches, but there just aren't enough passes to go around.
Tennessee will be without corner Inky Johnson.
UT RUN vs. UF RUN DEFENSE
UT runs for 147.5 yards per game; UF allows 70 yards per game.
KEY PLAYERS: UT: Fr. TB Montario Hardesty (24 att 128 yds. 5.3 avg, 2 TDs). So. TB Arian Foster (24 att 91 yls,
/ 3.8 avg, 1 TD); UF: Jr. LB Brandon Siler 18 tackles, 3 solo), Sr. LB Earl Everett (8 tackles, 4 solo), Sr. DT Marcus
Thomas (4 tackles. 2 sacks).
'' ANALYSIS: UT's two inexperienced running backs have shown flashes of brilliance in two games, but the defenses they
^'fi\-- ; ~went up against had no credentials. UF's defensive line, which wasn't totally game ready for the first two games, is only
UT PASS vs. UF PASS DEFENSE
UT passes for 315.5 yards per game; UF allows 154 yards per game.
KEY PLAYERS: UT: Jr. QB Erik Ainge (624 yds, 7 TDs-2 INTs, 74.5 pct, 226.63 rating), Jr. WR Robert Meachem (13 rec,
297 yds, 22.8 avg, 4 TDs), Sr. WR Jayson Swain (8 rec, 139 yds, 17.4 avg, 2 TDs); UF: Jr. DB Reggie Nelson (7 tackles,
1 INT), Jr. SS Tony Joiner (10 tackles. 1 INT, 1 safety).
ANALYSIS: The biggest individual matchup this week might just be Ainge vs. Joiner. If Joiner can read Ainge and make
some big plays like he has so far this year, he'll be the talk of Gainesville, like Nelson was in 2005. But Ainge has two
All-Southeastern Conference-caliber receivers and a sterling record in two games so far.
KEY PLAYERS: UF: Sr. Kicker Chris Hetland, Sr. Punter Eric Wilbur (5 punts, 38.6 avg, long 47). UT: Sr. Kicker James
Wilhoit (1-1 FGs, long 35), So. Punter Britton Colquitt (5 punts, 41.4 avg, long 59).
ANALYSIS: While UF's offense and defense have been scary good, its special teams have settled for downright scary.
Hetland has not attempted a field goal, and nearly every other key position is in limbo. Wilhoit and Colquitt comprise a
solid Vols' kicking tandem.
UF comes into Rocky Top favored and a win away from entering
the national picture. Again, Tennessee has something to prove.
The Vols want to show the nation Air Force was a simple slip up in H w They
an otherwise resurgent season. Harrell's final game before biceps T
surgery only helps the Vols' cause by giving them inspiration.
Tennessee vs. UF
Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff
26, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
Is Meyer's job safe? Not if he can't beat UT
U F coach Urban Meyer has to
win against Tennessee.
No ifs, ands or buts about
it -he must.
Gator Nation wants and
needs a Southeastern Conference
title this year, along with some
hope that national prominence is
not far away.
Meyer can't afford to lead off the
SEC season with a loss. Not with
games against Auburn, LSU and
Forget about 107,000-plus
screaming "Rocky Top" under the
lights at Neyland Stadium. Forget
about the rivalry thing. Forget
about a questionable offensive line.
Forget about the lack of a running
game. Forget about everything
that says the Gators should lose
Saturday night, because they can't.
Not if Meyer cares about his $2-
It's not like he'll lose it this
year or anytime soon over loss to
Tennessee. Meyer's closer to leav-
ing UF for an NFL gig than he is
to being ousted and becoming the
next head coach of Illinois.
But losing to the Vols would be
Going Going Gonzo
of the end for
of a giant
ity by the
that make up
"Rock Star" that is Meyer has a
cult-like following now. But believe
it or not, there was a time when
Ron Zook was a likeable guy, too.
Galen Hall, Charley Pell and
Doug Dickey all had their mo-
But for each, there was that
moment when their destiny was
forever changed. That moment for
Meyer is now, in year two, just like
it was for his predecessors.
Zook's fate was sealed quickly
in his second season. After squan-
dering a 33-18 lead against Miami,
the Zooker followed it up the next
week by losing to Tennessee at
home. He made it just one more
year before getting the boot.
Hall opened up his second full
season with the Gators by losing
three straight SEC games en route
to a worse-than-mediocre 6-5 sea-
son. He was doomed after that,
but managed to last two additional
years and five more games before
Pell never had a chance. His
turning point came before year
two. He went a piss-poor 0-10-1 in
his first season, and Gator Nation
hasn't liked him since. Some five
years later, he was fired because of
alleged NCAA violations.
As for Dickey, a 4-7 record in
year two finished him. No matter
what he accomplished in his final
seven seasons, it wasn't enough to
please the diehards.
Only Steve Spurrier has been
able to keep fans on his side -
maybe because he turned around
a wrecked program in his second
season with an SEC Championship
and a trip to the Sugar Bowl.
So here it is for Meyer his
chance to build a legacy at UF or
become just another page in a his-
tory book no one cares to read.
UF DBs to be tested
ADVANCE, from page 26
cide the outcome.
After stuffing Cal star Marshawn Lynch in week
one, Tennessee allowed Air Force's triple-option at-
tack to rush for 281 yards.
After the Air Force game, Fulmer said he couldn't
tell who had the ball on the Falcons' running plays.
Still, Fulmer doesn't think UF will pose similar
"It's considerably different than
from the spread option," Fulmer said
of Air Force's offense. "[UF has] an in-
Football teresting offense, and hopefully we'll
be able to slow it down."
Defensively, the Gators must stop Erik Ainge, the
resurgent junior quarterback who ranks third in the
country in passing yards.
Ainge's targets at receiver, Robert Meachem and
Jayson Swain, will give the UF defensive backfield its
toughest test of the early season.
That won't stop Joiner from breaking into
"They have chain locks on the doors," he said.
"You just got to get in there."
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
SITE: Neyland Stadium, Knoxville,
Tenn., (cap. 104,079)
KICKOFF: Saturday 8 p.m.
TV/RADIO: CBS/WRUF AM850
Holy doughnuts the rumors
Tennessee Blimp, er, Coach
Phillip Fulmer eats at Krispy Kreme.
What don't believe us? Don't take
alligatorSports Brand Picks Column's
word for it.
Let Anna Spurgeon, a 29-year vet-
eran of the Krispy Kreme doughnut
shop located at 6201 Kingston Pike in
Knoxville, Tenn., tell you about it.
"He'scome inhere several times, but
it's been a while probably last year,"
Spurgeon said. "I'd say he mostly or-
dered the regular glazed doughnuts."
If you are not comfortable with your
weight, we suggest you proceed with
caution. Fulmer, the 15-year Volunteers
coach, is morbidly obese. If they listed
weight in the media guide, Fulmer's
would require expanded notation.
Ever seen Fulmer walk through the
10-items-or-less line at Publix? Not a
chance the cashier would stop him
before he could shoplift the 11 rolls
under his chin.
Many have tried to explain Fulmer's
secret diet and failed miserably. Well,
not anymore. By subsisting on the same
cuisine that has nourished America's
police force for decades, Fulmer has
maintained padding so firm it could cut
military casualties in half if inserted into
helmets. So imagine the rush Spurgeon
feels when she watches the anti-Jenny
Craig walk through her door.
"I just say, 'Wow I know who
you are,'" she said. "It's a thrill to have
someone like that come in."
But wouldn't this facilitate a home-
town coach's future heart disease?
"I've never heard anybody die from
doughnuts," Spurgeon said.
The tenured Krispy Kreme em-
ployee describes Fulmer's visits as,
"He doesn't order more than the
average person," Spurgeon said. "He
probably just gets a couple dozen or
maybe just a dozen."
SEE PICKS, PAGE 28
Smack-talking UF heads to Knoxville
1. *. 2
Kim Klement/ Alligator
Junior cornerback Tony Joiner intercepts a Southern Miss pass.
Joiner said he wants to prepare a meal in Tennessee's stadium.
Coach: Steve Spurrier
Best Player: Danny Wuerttel
Best Win: Jan. 2. Florida State, 52-20.
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
Meet Tony Joiner, UF safety
and sandwich artist.
The junior relishes the op-
portunity to play at Tennessee
on Saturday night, making a
culinary analogy of bullying an
offense in their stadium.
"That really is where we
want to be," Joiner said. "You
really want to go into some-
body else's house and take their
cheese. Make a sandwich in their
As for this week's road game?
Rocky Top deserves a special
"Ham and cheese with a
little turkey, mustard and may-
onnaise," Joiner said.
The Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Times Free Press reported that
those comments are already
pinned on the bulletin board in
Tennessee's locker room.
If that's not enough, senior
defensive tackle Marcus Thomas
provided an easier-to-under-
"I feel like we can shut them
out," he said. "I feel like no team
should get anything on us."
If the UF defense plays the
way it has in its first two games,
"feel like" might turn into
With seven consecutive score-
less quarters against Southern
Miss and Central Florida, the No.
7 Gators (2-0) are ready for real,
"We finished our preseason
with two very good wins," UF
coach Urban Meyer said.
"This is why you get up in the
morning, shave and go to--ork."
Tennessee should provide
more of a test.
The No. 13 Volunteers (2-0)
looked nothing like the 5-6 team
of a year ago in ousting then-No.
9 California 35-18 on Sept. 2.
"I feel like we can shut
UF defensive tackle
They then escaped a trap
game against Air Force with a
Whether the Vols suffered a
letdown following the Cal game
or looked ahead to UF, they've
turned their full attention to
"This game is special,"
Tennessee coach Phillip
Fulmer said. "It's the first big
Southeastern Conference game
for both of us, and it's an eastern
division game. The consequences.
of the game are significant for
both of us. Alot of times, the win-
ner of the game wins the division
or plays for the chance to win it."
Actually, in three of the last
four years, Georgia has won the
SEC East. Prior to that either
UF or Tennessee had played in
the first 10 SEC Championship
Returning to the present, the
UF running game just might de-
SEE ADVANCE, PAGE 26
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C:nflere-n:e game- C0, ar. aerag, rnmarirn otr 1 pO)nim
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,if ,:,r, irree -,.rioil :.ir tre irnel ever lto '.in t.e raiar.nc.rna iitle .vrile also playing the most
UIF I:.eg ar tre ar r an, d No. 4 and rose to No. 1 after claere a.n i:o. 2 Tennessee 35-29 in
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ron, 19,':6 :'ni:rie : ieided t, les than 15 points.
Wuermel trnin.- trI i.e ai .,,h -.y'15 yards and 39 t:-u.:hd.j-nr iriluJii, six in the SEC title
he .'.as meil SEC Pitaer o: tire iear and a first-team All-American Wide receivers Reidel Anthony
and II- Hilli.ar1 .l er-e firt-team All-Americans. In all, eight Gators received some sort of All-
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i 1979: The Gators fall to 13th-ranked
Houston 14-10 in Coach Charley Pell's
UF debut. The Gators would finish the
season with a dismal 0-10-1 record.
Volleyball : UF at Georgia
Radio: Rock 104, 7 p.m.
i Soccer: UF at Duke
Radio: WRUF-AM 850, 7:30
Monday's question: Aside from UF-UT, which
college football game this weekend most in-
trigues you ? (Vote on alligatorSports.org.)
Thursday's question: Should Vols DT Justin
Harrell have delayed season-ending surgery to
play against the Gators Saturday. (See right.)
No 68% (136)
Yes 32% (64)
200 TOTAL VOTES
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1.969 (9-1-1: This was the year of the
irse UF was ranked No. 1.)
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itt.)9% (9-1-1: This marked the first
9193 (li-2: The Gators were
rowned SEC champs andvon the
28, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,2006
PICKS, from page 27
'Krispy Kreme's trademark Original Glazed doughnut is actually
not as harmful as you might think just 200 calories, 12 grams of fat
and 2 percent of your daily Vitamin C intake. But is it advised that a
persAi of Fulmer's Butterbean-like girth consume such a food?
"He needs to lose a little weight," Spurgeon said. "But I think he
should still come in. Maybe he could cut out a little of everything else
and let loose with a doughnut every once in a while."
Or maybe we could collect funds for his liposuction procedure ...
Nah-- onto the picks!
Batting leadoff with a 17-3 record as the heftiest table-setter in al-
ligatorSports history is Dan "I'll take long-distance eHarmony rela-
tionips in Oklahoma if I can get them," Treat, who cuddles with his
White Devil car (an old Jeep Cherokee) during his free time.
Tied for second with a 15-5 record is musically challenged sports
editor Louis "I swear my girlfriend looks exactly like Kelly Clarkson,
Jessica Alba or Geraldo Rivera depending on what angle the photo is
taken from" Anastasis, who continues to spout references to former
Mets outfielder Benny Agbayani. Even Agbayani doesn't get it.
Also at 15-5 is gay-adoption expert/alligatorSports.org editor
Nick "Can you imagine what would happen if Ron Zook, Tim Tebow,
Brandon James and Brian Cook had kids?" Zaccardi, who bellows
"Hello!" in a confused manner for all calls whether from Tebow or the
Batting clean-up with a mediocre 13-7 mark is professional bowler/
part-time writer Antonio "I'm not comfortable withimy Cuban roots so
I'll Americanize my first name to Tony" Gonzalez, who will be the first
to warn the masses that Urban Meyer could be fired in 2020.
Supporting the rear with a pathetic 12-8 record is apathetic assistant
sports editor Bryan "When the hell are my braces coming in?" Jones,
who recently took a night off work to cope with the light-headedness
associatedwith trading fantasy players every 15 minutes.
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The only thing.stopping Arian Foster was the game clock.
The Tennessee running back ran wild against the Gators, torching
UF's defense for 129 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a 24-12
UF simply had no answer for Foster, who carried 37 times, picking up first
down after first down and eating tons of time off the clock to preserve a
As the final whistle sounded, quarterback Eri, Ainge le the rush of
Ternnessee players onto me fielo waving one finger rigrn irto the air. UF
Quarterbac:r Chris Leak dropped to his -'nees and held ris ri-eac in shame.
Perhaps the helmet-to-helmet 'lit the quarterlaci' endured in the first
quarter (causing him to lose his headgear) had lingering effects.
Most of Leak's 260 passing yards and both of nis to.uchdowvns came
in garbage time, and his four turnovers including three interceptions
- proved to be the difference.
Despite an eas .ictory. the Volunteers outgained the Gators by just four yards of total offense, 263-259.
Tennessee scored the game s first tree touchdowns all on Foster rushes and took a 24-0 lead midway
Itrough tre fourth Quarter.
Ainge trrevj ust 16 Tinmes, completing 11 passes for 92 yards.
The Gators nicl.ed up their firs toucridorwn when Leak connected with freshman wide receiver Percy Harvin on a
shorr slant route. vwnic Harvin bro~e for an 83-yard score.
UF failed on its two-point conversion attempt and its ensuing onside kick attempt.
The Gators would drive inside the Volunteers 20-yard line with 1:03 remaining, but Leak's fumble sealed the win for
Defensive tackle Marcus Thomas recorded 9 tackles, four for losses, but made the biggest bonehead play of the
game as well.
After making an im-pressive open field tackle during the second quarter, he tumed toward the Tennessee bench,
dropped to one nee ano fle'ed rs muscles. He was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct; Tennessee scored three
plays later to jai e a 14-0 lead.
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