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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 26


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Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006


SWAMP SWEEPS


Interim VP wins race
By JOEY CHINDAMO and JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writers

Amid clouds of cigar smoke, Student Government execu-
tives celebrated the Swamp Party's dominating victory in the
Fall election early this morning.
After 7,187 votes were cast about a 14 percent turnout
- Tuesday and Wednesday, Swamp Party candidate Arturo
Armand was announced the newest Student Body vice presi-
dent. Armand has spent about a month serving as interim vice
president.
The Swamp Party, which already controls SG's executive
branch, took the majority of the 47 Student Senate seats up for
grabs in the election Wednesday night. The party won all but
two of the Senate seats.
In order to win the vice presidency, a candidate had to earn
more than 50 percent of the student vote. Armand won 61
percent. Independent candidate Nina Dejong came in second
place behind Armand with almost 22 percent of the vote.
Although Armand delivered
Student Government his three opponents a resound-
ElectionS ing defeat, he expressed surprise
at his victory after Supervisor of
Elections Brian Aungst announced it.
"I don't know what to say, y'all," Armand shouted to the
crowd during his speech. "Thank you so much. We did awe-
some out there."
As Armand addressed the crowd, newly elected student
senators celebrated their own victories.
Sen. Josh Weiss, who serves as the Senate's No. 2 official,
hugged his fellow party members and jumped around outside
the Orange and Brew. Weiss won his seat with Swamp.
When asked how he felt about his victory, Weiss said "ex-
hilarated, vindicated, fulfilled, proud."
"I felt good, but I couldn't have imagined this good," he
said.
The party ran 46 Senate candidates. Each Senate race is de-
termined by a simple majority of votes.


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Swamp Party vice presidential candidate Arturo Armand celebrates with his parents after his victory is announced
early this morning outside the Orange and Brew.


Although most of the winning candidates hailed from
Swamp, Action had a couple of victors as well.
The Action Party won two of the 40 seats it competed for.
The Pants Party claimed no seats.
"I think it's a victory," said Bruce Haupt, who ran for


Student Body vice president with Pants. "To all the apathetic
students who didn't vote, they still didn't vote, so we won."
Historically, only half of the Student Senate is elected in the

SEE VOTE, PAGE 8


Common sense best defense in spate of iPod thefts


By JAMES RIGNEY
Alligator Writer
jrigney@alligator.org

Michael Poklepovic awoke Saturday morn-
ing to find his truck window bashed in and his
iPod missing.
"As soon as I opened my car and saw my
window, I kind of freaked out," he said.
His iPod and Maul Jim sunglasses were
both stolen from his truck, which was parked
near his apartment on Northwest 16th Street.
Poklepovic, a UF building construction
major, said the items were stolen from the cup
holder, which he said was in "plain sight."
Police say there has been a rash of iPod


* UF's Butch Rowley
found himself at the
center of his team's
problems when he
was forced to execute
this fake field goal run
Saturday. However,
UF is not making any
changes to correct
problems.
See story, pg 23.


thefts, with 21 occurring in the past 3 weeks.
Barron Martin, 20, had an experience simi-
lar to Poklepovic's. He discovered that his car
had been broken into and his iPod stolen the
morning after the UF football game against the
University of Tennessee.
Martin, a health science major, said he
parked his car at the Alpha Tau Omega.
Fraternity house at 5:30 on the night of the
game. He said he was surprised to see his ve-
hicle unlocked when he woke up Sunday.
His 30-gigabyte iPod was missing, along
with his Maui Jim sunglasses, a raincoat and
the cash from his wallet.
He was particularly angry about the sun-
glasses, which he said cost more than $200.


"You may think your iPod is
special, but Apple made millions
of them."
Sgt. Keith Kameg
Gainesville Police spokesman

"1 was pissed because they were brand-
new," he said. "Kind of a going-away-to-col-
lege present."
Sgt. Keith Kameg, Gainesville Police
spokesman, said the majority of the thieves
targeted iPods and valuables left in plain sight
inside cars parked near student residences.
He said owners should record their iPod's


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SPolice are
searching for a
suspect who they
say shot and killed
a man in northwest
Gainesville. Police
say the suspect is
armed and urge res-
idents to be alert.
See story pg. 5


serial numbers in case of theft.
"You may think your iPod is special, but
Apple made millions of them," he said.
Of the 21 owners whose iPods were stolen,
only three knew their iPod's serial number,
Kameg said.
Sgt. Scott Wilkey, of the Gainesville Police,
said he has tracked down iPod owners by us-
ing the playlists, which are often unique.
However, he said it's a time-consuming
process and doesn't work if the hard drive
was erased.
Wilkey said police think some of the iPods
are sold for drugs.
"A crackhead or thief knows they're worth
a couple hundred bucks," he said.


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HOMECOMING

Sister Hazel to lead parade


By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Writer
csmith@alligator.org


Sister Hazel will be participating in UF's
Homecoming festivities, but the Gainesville-bred
band won't need guitars and amps for its appear-
ance.
Instead, band members Drew Copeland and Ken
Block will kick off the Gator Growl pep rally with
an a cappella rendition of the national anthem, said
Krista Mettler, the band's publicist.
Michael Blachly, director of UF Performing Arts,
said the pair will also join the University Gospel
Choir in a song.


Gator Growl the largest student-run pep rally
in the world will be held Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium.
All five members of the band will serve as
the grand marshals of the
Homecoming parade, which be-
gins at noon that same day.
The band is not being paid for
its appearance, Blachly said.
Sister Hazel will likely return
to Gainesville for a full perfor-
Blachly mance in November or December,
he said. The show is still in the
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Alligator Writer
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Women fighting to make
the morning-after pill available
without restrictions encouraged
about 35 people Wednesday to
join the feminist movement,
voice their opinions and fight for
their rights.
The forum, organized by the
Morning-After Pill Conspiracy
coalition, discussed the Food
and Drug Administration's deci-
sion last month to make the pill
available without a prescription.
The pill will be sold behind the


counter rather than freely over
the counter.
The decision, which is expect-
ed to go into effect in January,
would still prevent women under
18 from getting the time-sensitive
pill without a pre-
Campus scription.
Additionally,
women over age
18 would have to show proof of
age, and pharmacists would not
be required to sell the pill.
Under previous FDA restric-
tions, no woman of any age
could acquire the pill without a
prescription.
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Andrea Costello, a Gainesville attorney, speaks at a forum about the
morning-after pill Wednesday in the Physics Building.


prevention pill can be taken up
to five days after sex, it is most
effective when taken within 48
hours.
Andrea Costello, one of the
four panelists at the forum, said
the FDA's decision was influ-
enced by political pressure from
the Bush administration.
Costello is an attorney in a
lawsuit against the FDA. The
lawsuit claims women's rights
are violated by these restrictions
to their access of the pill..
Julie Johnson, director of UF's
Center for Pharmacogenomics
and former member of an FDA
advisory committee, said the
FDA's decision to restrict sale
of the pill behind the counter is
not supported by any scientific
proof.
Some groups, including the
American Life League, argue that
the pill is another form of abor-
tion, and that it "kills" a fertilized
egg.
Johnson was among the 23
advisory committee members
who voted to approve the pill for
over-the-counter sale. Only four
members voted against it.
"It was very clear to me that
scientists from the FDA were
completely supportive of this,"
she said.
However, she said that the
FDA decided not to follow the
committee's recommendation.
The federal organization usually
heeds the committee's advice,
and so its decision to restrict
over-the-counter sale of the pill
is unusual.
Women at the forum shared
experiences they had trying to
get the pill.
One woman said she wanted
the pill after her partner's con-
dom slipped off, but was afraid
to use it because she heard it
made women sick. She decided
not to get it, got pregnant and
had an abortion. Since then, she
has been fighting to make the
pill available without restrictions
and to stop the spread of misun-
derstandings.
"If (the FDA's) decision is not
sex discrimination, then I don't
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Scientists, friends mourn death of wildlife activist


By DOMINICK TAO
Alligator Writer
dtao@aligator.org

Tirtha Man Maskey, a UF graduate,
scientist, father and Nepal's top wildlife of-
ficial, died-in a helicopter crash in Nepal on
Saturday. The crash killed all 24 passengers.
Maskey's death, his friends said, is a
tragedy not only for his family, but also UF,
Nepal and the global wildlife conservation
community.
"He was in the top echelon of the conserva-
tion business," said H. Franklin Percival, a UF
wildlife conservation professor and Maskey's
longtime friend and adviser. .
In 1978, Maskey received a master's de-


gree from the University of Michigan, and he
earned a doctorate in wildlife management
from UF in 1979, according to his obituary on
the World Wildlife Fund's Web site.
Before coming to the United States, Maskey
made his name as a warden in Nepal's Royal
Chitwan National Park, Percival said.
"He stopped the killing of tiger and rhi-
noceros," Percival said. "To cut that off, he
didn't make any friends. He had to have like
a 200-man complement from the king's army
to protect him. That's an astounding thing for
somebody in the '70s to do."
Maskey's research at UF focused on pro-
tecting the gharial, a relative of the alligator.
"He chose to come here because there were
a great many people at UF working on alliga-


tors and crocodiles," Percival said.
Maskey took his know-how back to
Nepal, where he became the director general
-- of Nepal's Department of
National Parks and Wildlife
Conservation.
--"He was running the
.entire wildlife program
S.. for his country," said Mel
j' Sunquist, a UF wildlife
ii .ecology professor who
Maskey worked alongside Maskey
in Nepal for three years.
"He was a field guy," Sunquist said. "He
was out for months at a time. He stayed at
field camps. That's a dedication to what he
was doing."


Radah Mali, Maskey's friend who knew
him when he studied in Gainesville, said he
was a family man who loved doing research.
The downed helicopter was a chartered
Russian MI-17 bound for a local airport. Other
prominent conservationists were also aboard,
Percival said.
The BBC reported Monday that the heli-
copter party was returning from a landmark
ceremony to hand over the Kanchenjunga
Conservation Area from the government to
the local community.
"He went doing what he loved best," Mali
said. "We can't forget what a tragic, cata-
strophic thing this is for that little nation."
Maskey is survived by his wife, two chil-
dren and a species of frog that bears his name.


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Man shot, killed

By JAMES RIGNEY
Alligator Writer
jrigney@alligator.org

Police are looking for an armed suspect in a murder,
Gainesville Police spokesman Sgt. Keith Kameg said.
Willie Tyrone Alesten, 27, is the prime suspect in the late
Tuesday murder of Chandre Ricardo Garrison, 26, at the
Pine Ridge neighborhood in northwest
S Gainesville after being implicated by two
-"^ other suspects Wednesday, police said.
"We're trying to get this guy off the
street before he hurts someone else,"
Kameg said.
Alesten, who goes by the street name
r ,ft "T-baby," told a detective by phone, "I'm
Alesten not going back to jail," Kameg said.
murder suspect Kameg said a group of men were
arguing in a parking lot near 2500 NW
62nd Place around midnight when someone fired gunshots.
Garrison left at this point because he was concerned he would
be shot at, Kameg said. Police believe Garrison was shot and
fatally wounded as soon as he returned to the scene.
Police believe Alesten is armed and dangerous, and they
urge anyone who spots Alesten to call 911 immediately.


'T:' I 1:'T LIFE

Phone calls reach out to freshmen


By KENDALL M. SHARP
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF freshmen shouldn't be
creeped out if a complete stranger
calls them this week. In fact, they
should count on it.
Freshman Phone-A-Thon kicked
off Monday and will continue
through Friday as volunteers try
to contact every one of UF's 6,700
freshmen, said Jonathan Keenan,
the event's chair and a member of
Campus Diplomats.
The purpose of Freshman Phone-
A-Thon is to check in with students
and find out how their semesters
are going, Keenan said.
Freshmen often feel excluded
from various aspects of college life,
he said.
"We try to include groups of
students (like freshmen) at UF
that may otherwise feel left out,"
Keenan said. "We want to let them
know they are welcome here at the
University of Florida, and we want


them to have a good time along
with everyone else."
The Phone-A-Thon gives stu-
dents the opportunity to ask the
volunteers questions they have
about student life, the university or
involvement on campus.

"It's really rewarding to talk
to these kids and for them
to ask me questions."
Samantha Reho
Freshman Phone-A-Thon volunteer

Although the volunteers make
every effort to contact each indi-
vidual freshman, Keenan is realistic
about the number of students the
callers will actually reach.
Only about 10 to. 20 percent of
freshmen will speak with a Phone-
A-Thon volunteer, Keenan said.
However, he is still optimistic about
the overall success of the event.
"The ones that we do reach really
appreciate it," Keenan said. "It can


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really help them."
If students answer the phone,
a volunteer will ask if their classes
are going well and if they are using
their advisers as resources.
Volunteers won't reach all fresh-
men by phone, but they will contact
all by e-mail to inform them of the
Phone-A-Thon and to ask how first
semesters are going.
Freshman Phone-A-Thon is an
annual Fall event sponsored by
Campus Diplomats.
Members of other student
organizations, including Florida
Cicerones, Ideal and Circle K
International, also volunteer.
Calls for the Phone-A-Thon are
made from the Dean of Students
Office in Peabody Hall between 5:-
30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sophomore Samantha Reho is a
peer mentor at Trusler Hall and also
volunteers for the Phone-A-Thon.
"Its really rewarding to talk to
these kids and for them to ask me
questions," Reho said.


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Disappointed

Swamp win more of the

same for students
So the Swamp Party wins again. Big surprise. Call us
cynical, but we saw this coming a month ago, when
Student Government decided to use paper ballots.
Sure, more than 80 percent of the student body wanted
true online voting so did we but then, how would
Greeks get their "I VOTED" stickers?
Come back to your fraternity without one of those, and
you're liable to spend a night in the Sigma Phi Epsilon
dungeon. It's cold down there!
But, all jokes aside, congratulations to Swamp vice
presidential candidate Arturo Armand. Who would
have thought a fraternity president, Hispanic Student
Association president and close personal friend of Student
Body President John Boyles could ever ascend to such
heights? Truly a victory for the little guy.
Our sincerest- condolences go out to independent
candidate Nina Dejong the Alligator's choice for vice
president and Action Party candidate Chris Chase.
They both campaigned hard and made some great t-shirts.
Nina, God bless her, might have actually accomplished
something. But we guess it just wasn't meant to be. Better
luck next time, guys.
Well, probably not. But you know what we mean.
And let's not forget Bruce Haupt, the visionary behind
the Pants Party. He only took 444 votes, but for a joke can-
didate, that's a pretty respectable showing.
His appointment duly ratified by the electorate,
Armand will assume control make that "resume con-
trol" of SG's Cabinet this week. We didn't support his
campaign, but the Alligator wishes him the best of luck.
SG has a lot to do in the coming weeks and months, and
without a strong leader at the helm, the Cabinet won't be
able to keep up. We hope Armand is up to the task.
He'll certainly have some help. Swamp took almost all
the available Senate seats, both on campus and off. Hume
Hall, not surprisingly, was one of the few Action holdouts
Syou know those honors types.
We withheld our endorsement in this Fall's Senate races
because neither party seemed to care about the most im-
portant issues tuition, scholarships and the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences. All we can do now is hope that
the newly minted student senators, Swamp and Action
candidates alike, make good on those last-minute addi-
tions to their platforms the ones about "fair tuition"
Sand the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
We're glad our pet causes made a cameo, however
brief, in Swamp's campaign literature. But now, with the
election behind them, Armand and Swamp's new legisla-
tors need to do more than just talk.
They can start by firming up their positions. Vague
promises to demand "the necessary resources" in CLAS
are OK during a campaign in fact, they're perfect but
if Swamp actually wants to govern, they'll need something
more. Like a plan, for starters.
The Alligator is no friend of the Swamp Party. That's
no secret. But we hope the winners of this week's election
will listen as we present the concerns of ordinary students.
They owe the student body that much.
Most of all, we're just happy our long, campuswide
nightmare is over. Finally, innocent students can walk
Turlington Plaza unmolested, with no T-shirts, stickers
or flyers foisted on them. The preacher will still call us
"jezebel heathens," of course but hey, we'll take what we
can get.


0 i the independent florida

alligator


Stephanie Garry
EDITOR
Ashton Grosz
MANAGING EDITOR


Jake Ramsey
OPINIONS EDITOR
Tom Durrenberger
Anuradha Pandey
EDITORIAL BOARD


The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150
words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the
author's name, classification and phone number. Names will be withheld if the writer shows
just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to
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Paper must do more than just criticize


hey say the press is the watchdog of government,
but here at UF, the watchdog has become a whip-
persnapper. Lately, all I've heard from the Alligator
is shrill yelping, the kind you hear coming from Paris
Hilton's handbag not the dependable woof of the
watchdog for the public interest.
For all its political correctness, the editorial board has
shown little political consciousness of late.
Its negative, defeatist message went something like
this: Voting is important. But there is no point in voting for
Student Government, because there is nothing and no one
worth voting for. Oh, and voting isn't cool.
The problem is that even if SG sucks, it will always
be here so the Alligator might as well try to shape it.
The day when nothing is worth voting for is the day de-
mocracy dies. Standing by while other students take your
lunch money, which according to the Alligator SG
does with your Activity & Service Fee, doesn't make you
cool. It makes you a chump.
The question is, does the press have a responsibility to
endorse parties or. platforms? Journalists disagree.
Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today, reportedly said
editorial endorsements lead to reader perception of bias in
other areas of the paper. But readers often look to the pa-
per for advice, especially in local or state elections where
the candidates are more obscure.
Here at UF, many students say they don't have the time
or desire to learn the nuances of SG candidates and is-
sues. That's where a strong press comes in rejecting the
impulse to be an ineffectual naysayer and welcoming the
responsibility of the truth sayer.
In years past, the Alligator has duly rubber-stamped
the non-Greek, opposition party. But this time, for the sec-
ond straight semester, it abstained. I respect the paper's


decision not to endorse a particu-
lar party, but if neither the Swamp
Party's nor the Action Party's
platform was good enough, I sug-
--gest the Alligator promote its own
platform on behalf of the student
MikeJayne body.
Ombudsman Granted, Swamp's platform
mjayne@alligator.org was ridiculously vague. And
Action's appealed more to instant
gratification than to good sense.
That's why the Alligator should offer the newly elected
members of SG its own suggestions. After all, who knows
better what students want?
Swamp tried to corral students into forums to get
their input, but the Alligator gets feedback every day
from students who are far from apathetic. Letters to the
editor overwhelmingly show that students care about
tuition, scholarship cuts and the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences. They want a Top 10 university, not a Top 10
food court.
The Alligator criticized both parties for making prom-
ises they can't keep. Now it's time the Alligator did some
homework. I challenge the editors to find out what lies
within the purview of SG. Can the Student Senate really
affect what happens in Tigert Hall or the Gainesville City
Commission? What about in Tallahassee?
One editor told me that, while the Alligator doesn't
sway students' votes, it can help set the agenda for SG. In
other words, when the Alligator talks, SG listens. So talk,
guys. If this Fall's parties and platforms were so bad, why
not offer students a glimpse of something better?
Mike Jayne is a journalism and political science senior. His
column appears as needed.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Today's question: Did paper bal-
lots make this week's SG election
run more smoothly?


Tuesday's question: Should
RTS have a bus route to the
Gainesville Regional Airport?


Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


67% YES
33% NO
87 TOTAL VOTES


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Put down that remote control for a happier, healthier you


Just when you thought there was no reai
son to be proud of your generation, the
news hits: There are now more televi-
sions than people in the average American
home. And you thought we'd only be re-
membered for trashing the Facebook.com
news feed.
But hey, we need those TVs. Without
them, we couldn't maintain our four hours
and 35 minutes of daily tube time.
That's right. We spend a quarter of our
waking lives seated and staring straight
ahead, our expressionless faces lit by the
flicker of the latest sitcom, drama or soap
.opera. Thirty-two long hours a week.
And that's just sitting-down-on-the-
couch, mind-totally-turned-off time. We
spend even more time eight hours a day!
- with the TV turned on. Because you can't
eat a meal7talk on the phone or read a mag-
azine without background noise, right?


Basically, the only time we don't hear or
see a TV is when we're driving or on the
toilet. Come to think of it, even that's not
always true.
When did this happen? Fifty years ago,
TV n a. a t[re.al you watched one of your
five or 10 channels when you knew some-
thing good would be on. Now it's the de-
fault American activity. With plasma-screen
TVs popping- up everywhere, it's getting
more and more inescapable.
When Imoved into a condo, my room-
mate and I decided against getting cable.
Why spend $80 a month on something that
will just waste our time? We both grew up
with cable, and though we never depended
on it, we were both a little interested to see
how the transition would be.
You might think I'm exaggerating, but
quitting cable was truly liberating. It's
incredible how much fuller your days


are. Soon you can't
t imagine finding the
time you once had
for television and
when you do watch
TV, you're generally
Patrick Barrett bored to death after
Grin and Bare It more than a half-
hour.
letters@alligator.org B o a r
Best of all, those
rare moments of
good television they're hard to find
among all the ironically named "television
events," but they do exist are actually en-
joyable. When television becomes the rarity
it should be, it can even be pleasant, rather
than numbing.
But who am I to tell you what to do? You
like TV, and you'll watch it if you want to.
You work hard, and when it's time to relax,
this is what you enjoy. Be my guest. I'm not


trying to tell anyone what to do, and I'm not
saying you're an idiot if you watch TV.
But I hope some of you will entertain
the idea that you might be a lot happier
without so very much of it. I did, and my
life is markedly better every day. I'm not
kidding.
You could save a lot of money each
month, get more exercise and spend more
time interacting with people. What's so bad
about that?
Just about everybody will look around
one day and wonder where all the time
went. Some of us will wonder why we
never learned to play the piano. Others will
ask why they never took that trip to Italy,
climbed a mountain or wrote a book. Or
read a book. But do you really think you'll
regret not watching more television?
Patrick Barrett is a Russian junior. His
column appears on Thursdays.


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After Katrina, New Orleans needs Saints, Superdome
When I read Wednesday's editorial concerning the
reopening of the Louisiana Superdome a year after
Hurricane Katrina, it was obvious to me that the author
has never been through a storm of Katrina's magnitude.
Anyone who had would know that the return of profes-
sional football is just what the citizens of New Orleans
need at this point in the rebuilding process.
The Saints' win on Monday night restored hope and a
sense of normalcy to a city that lost both in the wake of
Katrina. Monday Night Football in New Orleans brought


the city together and reminded its citizens that they too
will eventually overcome the hardships that have been a
part of their lives for more than a year.
Kelly Thomas
2LS



Anastasis' charges of racism totally irresponsible
I just finished reading the Alligator's debate on wheth-
er Chris Leak was booed because he's black. Does Louis


Anastasis really think he's breaking down barriers? This
is the worst kind of journalism inventing racism where
it doesn't exist, based on pure speculation and charges
backed up with no empirical data.
It goes without saying that charging students and
"older UF alumni" with racism is a very serious accusa-
tion. The Alligator's decision to stir up controversy for the
sake of controversy itself especially about race is
despicable.
Tom McMahon
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8, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006

Swamp Party takes all but 2 Student Senate seats


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bers did not make appearances until
more than an hour later.
The Swamp Party entered the cafe
in a parade, chanting, "We want the
Swamp, better vote that Swamp!"
Haupt arrived at the Orange and
Brew carrying a wooden post with a
pair of jeans flapping from it. Haupt said
the jeans were from the Salvation Army.
Before the election results were read,
the parties' candidates and supporters
spent their time sampling the Orange
and Brew's drink menu.
Chase said that whether he won or
lost, he would "respect the students'


choice for vice president and have full
confidence in their choice ... and his
duties."
When Aungst took the stage just
after midnight, he announced that the
election had garnered the most votes of
any Fall election in UF history. Aungst
then read off the results of the two
referendum questions student-only
-tailgating and an on-campus Moe's
-both of which passed with a resound-
ing majority.
Student Body President John Boyles
stood behind Armand as he won. When
he stepped down from the podium, he
lit a cigar.
"This is the best feeling," he said.


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Fall. But because former Student Body
Vice President Lydia Washington re-
signed during the Summer for academic
reasons, a Fall election was necessary to
find a permanent replacement.
"I've been working really hard the
last three weeks," Armand said during
his victory speech. "You have made me
the happiest person in the world."
The election results were announced
just past midnight at the Orange and
Brew to a crowd of about 200 people.
Almost everyone in attendance was ei-
ther a party candidate or a supporter.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006


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Borealis releases debut album


oreali could. be allied d
sctazophrernic.
T They're not daftv
The don't hate imagi-
nan friend- or near tinfoil
hat.s,
Net -,onlehow they're able
to fuse dance and hardcore.
two genres it music normally
repelled by each other
The\ dion t like being labeled
'hardcore But 1t1 know how
the sa min goes a rose b\ any
eitherr name and so on
Granted, their inusic -i more
complex than that of man\
groups labeled as such They\t e
structurally blended elements
ot electronic hip-hop. mdie
and more.
Borealis is a collection ot
five talented musicians but
they're stil a hardcore band.
Picasso was a painter, but he
was also abstract
OK so they're not as tra-
ditional as Gaines\ ille's other
hardcore band Battle'
But they are most assuredly
a hardcore band. A ven, talent-
ed. nmventi-e hardcore band.
Hardcore might not be the
most swung-upon branch of


Sydney Frost Special to the Alligator
Local band Borealis blends ele-
ments of electronic, hip-hop and
indie music into its hardcore
sound.


the populanrt tree not adav-;.
but it i. sonmethmg to be proud
ot.
When the popular branch
breaks hardcore nurht be the
one everyone cling- to
Boralihs L cut from the same
cloth as Shut Dow'.n a band of
whiz kadi from Brookl'.-n .ho
signedd a record deal when they
\ere 15- and lri-''ear-olds
Some peo ple aroLLnd
town were -hispering that
Gamnes\ile's fledgling punk
and hardcore scene died with
Hot Water Music.
BiieabsL is proot that the ru-
mors have been exaggerated
Their self-titled debut albuLm
is being released Satuidav night
at 1%2 Bar
Th-e're pertorring wiLth
A Death Card Dealt. The Ups.
Along tile Sidehnes Battle' and
Dedalus
ludging b,' the tracks l'\e
heard on the album it should
come with a warning label Not
a warning about explicit ly'ncs
Rather, something to the effect
of. "This aJbum wil likely cause
Vou to dn\ e very last an.d or
smash objects around ''ou
It's heavier than a sack of
wet towels Other than that it's
hard to pm down
To mn- limited knowledcge.
Gamesv.dle ha- nev er seen any -
thing quite like them There's
no fluff, no glitz, no glamour
It's itust hard-dn\ ing. melodic
aggression set to ivas
The new ''T on the Radio,"
album requires the listener to
ril still and study its sounds
"Boreaih<" i. on the opps-ilte
:nd of the spec trum A Buddhist
monk would find it imposs-ible
to sit through an entire -.ong
Many acts hate employed
one mastermind \who( pu'hes
their projects fonvard arish-
cally. Accompanyi ng artists are
often viewed as hired hands.
Boreahs is just the opposite.
"Evern song we rite. %%e
put our all into it." said drum-
mer Joel Carraway,, 23. 'If one
ot us even slightly dislikes an,,


Borealis will hold its CD release party Saturday at 1982 Bar. They are performing with A Death
Card Dealt, The Ups, Along the Sidelines, Battle! and Dedalus.
aspect of a song we i.\ it and to making the t-,pe of music we back It came and it went it
make it exactly what our collec- make. We look back at heroes of wa. just like that .:nd whI'n it
the and indi iduil vision is for ours that might not hate made left you can bet there iwas hell to
the song s' ense.' but were bands that pa\ for the boy. for the devil
GLutarist Craig Godman, were ,grundbreaking. and the man thetv made."
24 teels that their artistic phi- Austin mentioned Nljnor Austm has two chocolate
losoph-v is that allows fi -- -- -- -- abrador retnevers. named
them tio sta; focused and '.. .- King Charles and Penny


mvnenb e.
'TIo be able to create
true art you need to create
the art that ; rui can put
100 percent of ;ourselt into.'
Godman said "In this band
e .eryione writes their own part.
thereht.re ever- note limbo
IRoundtree) plays on guitar or
every note (letfi Bell plays on
bass are coming from within
them This is what gies our
music drive and teeing "
The band is acutely aware
ot tile tact that in Gaines\ille.
indie rock is king They Utm-
derstand that their own brand
ot music is not the cit s \ an-
guard They're fine n' ith that.
'It's very important tor me
to be honest with myself Ln
what we do and ncot change that
based on what's cool' or what-
ever." said front man lames
Austin. 3 \IVe are dedicated


'Th'eL c mi kid.;. man."
3! -[-jq ;.- 07- )R _4 he sai


JamesAustin
Threat, At the Dim e-ri. Fucazi.
Gorilla Biscuits and Radirohad
'It didn t add up to a lot ot
people when it first came out
But good music is gocd music.
he said That', what got those
bands huge "
Austin's I\rical style has
be en hea\ d' influenced by hip-
hop. His staccato delivery and
rhyme scheme- are 4tructur-
all\ renuriListent ot Slug (Slug
is one-hall ot the Minnelsota rap
group Atmospphere 'I
Austui'-, writing has a liter-
arn quality that is ne\er more
e\-ident than in the fir-st \er-e
ot 'Spnng Break a song about
promiscuty. 'The fust time I
net the devil was a rteo \ears


His adoration for his
'kidsL' is 'l,-ibohc of the
band Looking at Boreals and
listening to them can be n-Ls-
leading Yes. they are hardcore.
but they're so much more than
that.
The\'ve tound a way to
blend frantic. unrelenting.
high-powered guitar ritts with
exquisite drum flls and tiuck
bass lines, blended with me-
lodic c-horuses. overlapped by
'sensiltve. hearttelt lyrics
A great new album trom a
talented band a hard.:ore
band will highlight a smor-
gasbord of entertainment at
19s2 Bar on Saturday Their
new album will upgrade your
CD collection But for the love of
God. don't listen and dinve at the
same tim


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p.m. at the Reitz Union.


"He's gone on to be governor, and I still
think I'm Batman."
George Clooney
To People, about former actor and Cali-
fornia Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar.
Clooney recently denied rumors that he
would run for political office.


Z 1991: Trumpeter and composer Miles Davis,
among the most influential and renowned musical
artists of the 20th century, dies from a stroke. Davis'
catalogue includes such standards as "Birth of the
Cool" and "Kind of Blue," and he performed with big
names such as John Coltrane, Charlie Parker and
Herbie Hancock.






10, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006




Marce starts national tour C c I a end ar


By LANE NIESET
Avenue Writer

After being born in Colombia and raised
in states all over the country, local musi-
cian Marce finally has a place to call home:
Gainesville. The city will serve as her home
base as she heads out on her first national
tour, which began yesterday.
"I talked myself into coming here for all
sorts of reasons," Marce said. "The music
was one of them, because Gainesville is an
incredible music town, but the reality of it
was all Allen."
Allen is the second half I am fasci
of her act, playing the roles ntold stoc
of both bassist and husband, untold store
which make him the perfect higges
addition to the family. M
In February and March mus
of this year, two of Marce's
tunes were each named
VHl's song of the month in the folk cat-
egory. She has also submitted an entry to the
2006 Florida Grammy Showcase.
Music has always been in Marce's blood,
but her first live performance, in front of
an audience of 2,000 people, was actually
nerve-racking and unintended. When the
opening band for an event she was organiz-
ing called and canceled, a friend she had
been playing with suggested that they play.
Although Marce has experience playing
larger venues, she prefers intimate settings.
"I think maybe 90 percent of my music is
the lyrics," she said. "At festivals with 20,000
people it is harder to hear what I am saying
because the music gets lost and people really
can't connect with the lyrics."
Each one of her songs shares its own sto-
ry and conveys some type of message to the
listener, with topics ranging from women's
rights to health care.


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"I am fascinated with untold stories," she
said. "That is my biggest thing."
One of her songs, "D is for Denial," is
about domestic violence. She wrote it for
"The Vagina Monologues" and played it at
a performance in Miami.
"For me, the song was more about every-
day women involved in domestic abuse, not
stereotypical domestic abuse," she said.-
She feels that throughout history the
cultural voice has been given to men, and
their story was all that was written. There
wasn't a culture in the past to speak out
about women, but now there finally is.
ated with For this reason, many of the
events that Marce plays at
. That is my such as Queerstock this
thing. past weekend, a benefit for
ce Gainesville Pride support
Ian specific groups or human
rights in general.
"I have an affinity gener-
ally for any sort of organization that pro-
motes individuality and promotes respect
for every human," she said.
During the first week of October she
will be recording the vocals for her second
album, "Think About It," in North Carolina
with producer Karen Kane, who has pro-
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Marce admires, such as Tracy Chapman.
"I was sitting there hearing all of my
songs coming together," Marce said. "I
was describing it to someone, saying that
I wasn't maternal in any way, but I do feel
that with each of the songs, I want them to
succeed like children, because you are just so
proud when they grow and blossom."
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someday for original soundtrack credit and
have one of her songs in a "Garden State"-
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Time apart retains spark

Recently received the follow- tionship that eventually fizzled out.
ing letter: I know you don't want to tell him
Vflt-ni n mt t bt i+ o-hte 1h+ k lac


I share an apartment with my boyfriend..
When we moved in, it was sunshine and
butterflies -for a week. We moved too fast
by cohabiting at 19, especially after hav-
ing lived in different cities for two-thirds
of our relationship. He missed out on
the dorms and getting along without his
mother cleaning up after him. I keep spot-
ting him money so he can pay
his half of the bills. So far I've Maghan
lent him more than $2,300. He's
paid most of it back, and I can
spare it, but it's irritating and
irresponsible.
How can I bring this up? I
can't say, "Honey, you're a hor-
rible roommate. I pay for almost
all your crap, and I think we should live
apart for a while."
Besides, without him I'd be living alone,
and he'd be homeless.
Aside from telling him to pack up, I've
spoken to him about all of the above, but he's
only made small improvements. What else
can I do?
Kristen

Dear Kristen,
My boyfriend did the same thing in
college. He moved in with a girlfriend
out of convenience and wasted most of
his young college years stuck in a rela-


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you have your own.place (and let him
grow up), your relationship is heading
downhill fast.
Here's what I suggest: Why don't
you find another place? In the mean-
time, inform him that you are opening
a savings account to save money for
(fill in the blank here), and that you
will no longer have any
McDowell spare change. Let him know
you really want to be inde-
pendent because you've ma-
tured and realize you need
some girl time. Tell him you
Don't feel as attracted to him
when he appears so needy
and irresponsible. Help him
find a roommate if necessary.
You might not like the idea of "liv-
ing alone," but he can always visit.
He might even shape up before you
get a chance to sign a sublease this
January. If not, stick to your guns. It
might be a tad more expensive to have
your own place, but I think you'll find
that somewhere new is well worth it if
it saves your relationship and your
sanity. He'll thank you in the long run.
Good luck!
To send me your questions or to sub-
mit your guest column, write to me at
advice@alligator.org.


Grow Radio set to launch


By KELLY SEREIKAS
Avenue Writer

Anyone who has ever dreamed of being
as controversial as Howard Stem, talking sex
like Dr. Drew, or ranting like Rush Limbaugh
now has the chance with Grow Radio.
For the past six months, a group of moti-
vated locals with a common
love of Gainesville has been or- A lot of pec
ganizing the community radio name's at
station as an avenue for people
to share music and ideas. weed or som
Grow Radio, an intemet really abou
station run entirely by volun- comic
teers, will be a platform for the
voices of different personali- Coli
ties and interesting people in Gro
Gainesville, said Colin Hines,
an organizer of the project. Hines hopes the
station will help people get to know each oth-
er through music and the diffusion of ideas.
Bill Bryson, another founder of the sta-
tion, said the response to past attempts at
creating community radio stations confirmed
Gainesville's need for one. In 1995, locals
were given airtime on WAJD-AM, an affiliate
of Kiss 105.3, and received an overwhelming
response. In 1998, Free Radio originated as an
underground radio station. It got into piracy
trouble with the Federal Communications
Commission because it did not have a license
to use the airwaves.
"We noticed how people were willing


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to break the law to get their message out,"
Bryson said.
No one will have to break the law to share
music and thoughts on Grow Radio. Bryson
hopes the station will have some talk, a lot
of music and whatever else the community
wants. He said the future for Grow Radio
depends on community input.
"We need people with expertise at being
ile think the themselves," Hines said.
He hopes volunteers will
iut growing share their opinions, but he
thing. But it's believes that the heart of the
growing the station will be music.
unit). "Music touches you in a
way that words don't," Hines
Hines said.
Radio Grow Radio will hold
its launch party Friday at
Common Grounds for $5. Holopaw, Fiya,
The Duppies and Momingbell will play. The
show will be broadcast live at the station's
Web site, www.growradio.org.
Eric Atria of Morningbell said he supports
keeping things independent and likes what
Grow Radio plans to do for the community.
"Be proud to be in Gainesville," Atria said.
"That's what it's all about."
MoJo, the program director for 100.5 The
Buzz, said he is supportive of the idea of vol-
unteering to bring music to a new standard.
"I think it is great," MoJo said. "It seems
like a real roots radio project done for the
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Cafe Gardens
Cafe Gardens has been just across
from the UF Campus since 1976.
This quaint landmark establishment
with award winning courtyard
dining is perfect for any date or
gathering Don't miss the Friday
wine tasting 6-8pm Open 7
days Lunch meetings catered.
Daily Lunch & Drink Specials. -Live
Music Nightly- Call 376.2233
1643 NW 1st Ave

Asian

Liquid Ginger Asian
Grille & Teahouse
101 SE 2nd PL (Behind
Hippodrome Suncenter Downtown)
Pan-Asian seafood, steaks, and
stir.fry in a relaxing upscale
atmosphere. Try our wide selection
of exotic martinis and hot teas
Open for lunch Sun-Fri and Dinner
every night 5.10 30pm. Call
371-2323 for a reservation

Merlion Singapore
Cuisine
Fresh, wholesome. Authentic
Southeast Asian cuisine Elegant
atmosphere. exceptional service.
Equipped for group presentations,
private room available Drink
specials Monday-Wednesday 2
for 1 10', discount far Seniors,
UF and Shands. Largest selection
of vegetarian/vegan options. Deli-
cloui food at reasonable prices.
Serving lunch and dinner doily.
3610 SW 13th SI 376.8998
www.merl;onrestauront net

Barbecue
David's BBQ
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Eat-in,
Take-out Drive-Thru, Catering
orTailgating Everybody loves
David s BBQ because unlike
ordinary BBQ places. David's
cooks over a real WOOD fire!
Eat where the locals eatl Voted
#1 BBQ in Gaoneivillel Approved
caterer for UF's Emerson Alumni
Hall Mon. thru Sat. 7am 'til 9pm
Sunday s open at 8am Drive Thru
'til 9 30 pm seven dayii 352-
373-2002 Have David's BBO
delivered by Gatorfood.com

Burgers
The New Deal Cafe
Consistently voted best burger in
Gainesville Other best of awards
include salad. dessert, martini,
wine list
371 4418
3443 W University Ave.
www.mildredsbigcityfood.com


Chinese

Golden Buddha
Where eating well means eat
ing healthy Gaineiville's best
Chinese food. Now with more sizes
available with more vegetarian
options As always generous par-
tions, fast service & super lunch/
dinner combos FREE DELIVERY
613 NW 16th Ave. 372-4282
or 380-9076 Full menu and spe.
calls GoldenBuddhaSpecial.com

Coffee


Deja Brew Cafe
This is a coffee shop that should
be a stop on everyone's list Deja
Brew serves the finest coffee in
town Enjoy fine coffee, specialty
drinks, gourmet pastries and more
All served to you by a friendly and
knowledgeable staff. Deja Brew is
open 24 hours, seven days a week,
so you will have plenty of time to
enjoy your favorite drinks Hope to
see you there 1412 W. University
Ave in the Target Copy Building.
372-6169

Cuban


Virtually Cuban
Restaurant & Internet Cafe 2409
SW 13th St, 336.4 125 Serimng
Gainesville's best Cuban food since
2003, Virtually Cuban serves all
the Cuban Classics. Ropa Viea,.
Chicken & Yellow rice, Picadillo.
Chicken Fricase & Palomilla Steaks
to name a few are served up with
.your favorite sides like sweet
plantains, block beans, yuca. and a
few other Cuban favorites
We also offer a variety of
sandwiches pressed & hot on fresh
Cuban bread assorted pastries.
Cuban coffee and appetizers. So if
you love Cuban food or are missing
home, you have to try Virtually
Cubani Your Grandmother ain't
got nothing' on usI Mon-Sat 11 am.
6pm. www virtuallycuban com

Desserts

Mildred's Big City Food
Best of Gainesville for 1 1 years,
European chocolate cake.
cheesecake over 20 handmade
desserts 371.171 1
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& desserts by Goinesville : most
awarded chef Consistently voted
best chef, menu salad, seafood.
martini, wine list, wine bar, desert
& service 3445 W. University Ave
371.1711
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Gourmet
Leonardo's 706
Serving gourmet pastas
California pizzas. fresh fish,
steak, chops. salads, and
desserts Live jazz 7:30prn
Monday and Thursday Sunday
brunch 10 30am featuring
international brunch buffet with
never-ending mimosas starting ai
I 00pm. Open 5.1 1pm Mon -
Saturday. Sunday Brunch 10
30am Dinner A. 1pm. Call
378-2001 for reservations or
carry-out. Or visit our website at
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Hookah Lounge
Farah's
Gainesville s premiere Hookah
Lounge A landmark since
1980 Serving lunch & dinner in
our glass atrium or dine by our
fireplace Famous for our award
winning wings, burgers. steaks.
and gyros Large Medllerranean
menu Drink specials daily Enjoy
our cozy Hookah Lounge We sell
only the fines of pipes natural
charcoal and premium tobacco
Saturday night belly dancing
performances Call for details.
mon tues 1 Iam- 1 Opm
wed fri I iam midnight
sat 1 lam- midnight
Closed Sunday 378.5179
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Ice Cream

Marble Slab Creamery
Besl ;ce cream in town! We
have non-fat yogurts, smoothies,,
shakes, ice cream cakes, and
other ice cream specialties! Visit,
us at 3420 SW Archer rd, next to
Blockbuster in Butler Plaza. 352-
395-7523

TCBY
We offer delicious lo# fat yogurt,;
cakes, smoothies, and ice cream
of many varieties! Come try our
new frappe chiller Visit us at one
of our 3 locations. 3102 SW 34th
Si. 1039 NW 76th Blvd, 244 1
NW 43rd St.

Japanese

Bento Cafe
Look for our new location on
Archer Rd this Falll 3830 W.
Newberry Rd. Suite 15 Royal
Park Plaza (next to Gator's
Dockside) Enjoy sushi, rice bowls,
noodle bowls, and bento boxes.
Try our Boba tea with over 30
different flavors. First in Gaines-
ville in a trendy, hip atmosphere.
Open everyday 11am-10:30pm.
Carry-out or dine-in. Check out
our menu at Gatorfood.com.
377-8686.

Mediterranean

Gyros Plus
1011 W. University Ave. 11-10
Mon-Sun 336-5323. We have the
best Falafel, Tabouli, Hummus,
Baba. Grape Leaves & Gyros-
beef or chicken. Fresh smoothie
bar & Baklava. Pita Bread Bakery
at 2401 SW 13th ST., 372-
4995 We sell hookahs, parts,
charcoals fine tobacco and halal
meat

Mexican

Burrito Brothers Taco
Co.
Hang out on the nicest patio
in town while enjoying the best
made to order, made from
scratch Mexican food. Serving
Gainesville for 30 years. 1402
West University Avenue behind
Ihe Presbyterian Student Center
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Pizza : ;

Mellow Mushroom
Take a trip to
mellowmushroom.com. Since
1974, we've been dishing out
high quality ingredients in all of
our specialty pizzas, monumental
' hoagies, and scrumptious salads
And yes, we deliver. Dom. Buck-
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our $5.95 Munch Special. 1209
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Tapas

Topas 12 West
Having difficulty committing? Let
your tastes roam without fear
of censure. Our appetizer-sized
and priced tapas, inspired by
cuisines the world over, will have
you partaking of more than one
dish at a meal. Share orders with
friend and send your taste on a
world tour. We're operated by
award-winning staff of Steve's
Cafe Americain's Courtyard. 12
West University Ave. 377-9468


Vegetarian

Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine
prepared with all natural
ingredients. Organic food,
smoothies and juices, Amex/
Visa/ATM 10am-9pm. 505 NW
13th St.

Vietnamese
Saigon Legend
Delicious traditional Vietnam-
ese cuisine with popular Asian
favorites as well. Pho, Banh-Cuon,
Banh Xeo, Banh Tom Ha-Noi.
Enjoy great food at great prices.
Big new room! Family owned
restaurant. Next to Holiday Inn
downtown. Dine in or take out.
Catering available.
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun
11:30am-9pm. 374-0934,
1228 W. Univ. Ave.


The Gelato Company
The Gelalo Company specializes
in homemade gelato, sorbels,
paninis, sandv.-ches, and salads.
We make 20.25 Ravors fresh
daily, ensuring the utmost
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Come check us out in downtown
Gainesville next to Harry's.
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UF graduate writes about past political turmoil


The Taking of Tigert Hall: Reminiscences
from a Bygone Era
Stanley N. Laham
PublishAmerica .


By SHEM FLEENOR
Avenue Writer

Thege-ed for Stanley Laham's book, "The
Taking of Tigert Hall," was planted more than
35 years ago when the National Guard mur-
dered four student protesters on the campus
of Kent State University in Ohio.
As a member of the UF chapter of Students
for a Democratic Society, which was part of
the New Left movement, Laham and his col-
leagues felt that the Nixon administration
had illegally and immorally opened two new
fronts in the Vietnam War.
"They started a war in Cambodia, and they
went to war with the student protesters."
Laham and his older brother were the
first Haitians to attend UE He received his
bachelor's degree in political science in 1970,
and later earned his doctorate in immunology
and medical microbiology.
The book idea picked up steam in August


2004, after he tagged along with the oldest of
his two daughters at Preview.
He was stunned by the cultural paradigm
shift that had taken place since his first day on
campus in 1967.
"The Reitz Union was overrun by fast food
restaurants," he said. "The student body had
voted to allow corporate entities on campus.
It was such an anathema. "We took
Outside the Reitz Union, we
were inundated by people Hall and
passing out fliers, most of sity Presid(
which were advertisements O'Connell a
for corporate products like cell denm
phones, iPods and cars."
When Laham was a student Stanley
at UF, fliers were handed out, author, U
but they were more often than
not a call to arms. The fliers urged students
to participate in the anti-war and civil rights
movements.
"I can't believe the apathy and mindless
consumerism that has become equated with
democracy," Laham grumbled. "Americans
think that since they can shoot their mouth off
on the comer that they are free."
His piercing brown eyes gaze out at a cul-
tural landscape where other countries have
affordable housing, free health care and edu-


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,cation. Yet America is devoid of such things.
He reflected on the murders of great men
such as John and Robert Kennedy and Martin
Luther King Jr: Each of these men was a threat
to the status quo.
He saw the Kent State killings the same
way.
SDS was outraged by the dubious commis-
ver Tigert sion hearings, which they said
were little more than public
ve univer- relations stunts.to give the illu-
nt Stephen sion of justice being served.
ist of seven SDS was infuriated when
nds." no National Guardsmen were
ever held accountable for the
.Laham murder of the four students
graduate who were doing nothing more
than exercising their First
Amendment rights.
"The whole thing was filmed, yet no one
was ever convicted," Laham lamented.
He and his SDS colleagues were deter-
mined to take the country back from those
who they believed were destroying the
American ideal of liberty.
"We took over Tigert Hall and gave uni-
versity President Stephen O'Connell a list of
seven demands," he said.
,The demands included that UF be tempo-


rarily dosed in order to protest the slaying at
Kent State. SDS also demanded the removal of
ROTC from campus and the disarmament of
the campus police.
Though six of the seven demands were
never met, perhaps the most universally im-
portant demand was: UF halted biological and
chemical weapons research shortly after SDS
annexed Tigert Hall.
In hindsight, Laham's only regret is that
SDS vilified O'Connell. It wasn't until Laham
started doing research for the book that he
learned O'Connell was a champion for the
anti-war students and teachers.
"If he was alive today I'd thank him,"
Laham said remorsefully.
The ist chapter of "The Taking of Tigert
Hall" is dedicated to O'Connell. It allowed
Laham to purge his conscience of vilifying a
man worthy of his respect.
The book is not merely an apology; it is a
sobering warning to the current generation of
students.
"I wanted to give readers an idea of how
intense our commitment was to make the
world a better place," he said. "I hope the
book helps jump-start some students on cam-
pus to become more active. The torch has been
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Spots avail Now/Jan/Fall!
2/2*3/3*4/4 Spacious Suites
All Inclusive! All Luxury!
Time to make the move...
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
...and start living! 373-9009
12-6-72-1

BE EXCLUSIVE
In Gainesville's Finest 2/2's & 3/3's
Furnished and all utilities
Only $555 Roommate Match
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
12-6-72-1


U For Rent )
furnished

Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands
Annual lease
As low as $375 monthly
Incl all utilities Phone 336-9836
12-6-72-1

NEW LUXURY 3BR/2.5BA
townhome. Near SFCC. Golf, gated. $1200/
mo. Avail NOW. Call Leslie 954-309-0856
10-31-60-1

Make Sure It's FULLY Furnished
Couch, bed, end tables, blah, blah, blah.
Make sure they've got what you REALLY
need -Cox High Speed Internet! Included
w/rent at the best apartment complexes.
Ask before you sign. Then upgrade to Digital
Cable and Digital Telephone for the ultimate
entertainment. 1-888-269-9693.9-15-3-1

Student needs roommate to share 2BR/2BA
private Windsor Park condo just 1.5 miles.
to UF Steps to Bus/Pool/Gym/Tennis/Comp
Lab. $495 call Cameron 352-381-7362 10-
4-15-1

*1 ROOM EFFICIENCY OAvailable now.O
Tower & Archer Rd. on bus line, private,
linens, dishes, utils,-cable for TV incl. NS, no
pets, female pref $450/mo + $250 dep. Betty
372-1191 10-6-13-1

Clean furnished room with private bathroom
in condo. Pool, wireless internet, W/D, cable.
Great location for students. $325/MO
Walker 386-916-9161 10-4-5-1

Sick of sharing a bathroom?
Get your own this fall
'Roommate Matching!*Close to UF!
*Cable*Sauna*24 Hr Gym*Tanning
Gated*Leasing for Spring!*335-4455
12-6-42-1


For Rent
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QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 12-6-72-2

AVAILABLE JANUARY
Across from UF!
Studios and 1BRs
From $405
Open Weekends 371-7777
12-6-72-2


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LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
12-6-72-2

Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $499
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
12-6-72-2

JANUARY AVAILABILITY
1 & 2 BRs HUGE Floorplans!
Water/Sewer included! Pets OK
Affordable Rates!
Bus/Bike to UF 335-7275 12-6-72-2

Now Available Downtown!
Luxury Poolside One Bedroom
Alarm*Walk-in closet*Pets OK
Stay Out Late & Walk Home!
Call today-don't wait 338-0002
12-6-72-2

*SUN ISLAND APTO
**Walk or Bike to Campus**
1-1 from $500/moOO2-1 from $550/mo
www.sunisland.infoOO*376-6720
12-6-72-2

1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $419 $495, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066. 12-6-72-2

MOVE IN JANUARY
Affordabel & Quality Too!
Great Rates! Pets OK!
Beautiful Pools/Courtyards!
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 12-6-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With. Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-6-72-2

1 & 2 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
FREE UF PARKING
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
WE LOVE PETS!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens:com
12-6-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 12-6-72-2


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*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
NEAR PERFECT!*
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL 377-2777
12-6-72-2

BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
12-6-72-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 1-8-168-2

3BR HOUSE AT UF
.W/D Hook ups, carport
$470 per BR. backyard
717 NW 34th St.
Open Weekends 371-0769
12-6-72-2

There's no place like home!
Make us yours!
1 BR*2BR*3BR TH*Furn. Avail.
Cable*Gated*Sauna*24hr Gym*Tanning
*Close to UF!*Leasing for Spring!*335-4455
12-6-72-2

*NOW Leasing*"
HUGE 2BRs available
Near Butler Plaza*Park Free @ UF
Bball*Fitness*Pool*Pets OK
Call 373-1111
12-6-72-2

Spring Leases Available
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes
Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym
Roommate match! All the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
12-6-72-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
12-6-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*WID*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
12-6-72-2


For Rent
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SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
HUGE 1,2, & 3BR
Available January
1.3 MI to UF & Pets Fri6idly
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
12-6-72-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
12-6-72-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
6-72-2

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long-372-0400
12-6-72-2

Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won'f break.
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
12-6-72-2

ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Get a bargain on 1 & 2 BR units!
Great location, price & size!
Just a few left! 376-1248
12-6-72-2

2 and 3 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
Free UF Parking!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens.com
12-6-72-2

MINUTES FROM UFII!
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 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-6-72-2


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1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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For Rent
unfurnished

January Availability!
Affordable 1 BRs
Pets OK*FREE parking by UF
www.spanishtrace.org 373-1111
12-6-72-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 12-6-72-2

*AVOID UPSTAIRS NEIGHBORS*
2BR/2BA LUXURY Flat
FREE Tanning, WID, Huge 24 hr. gym,
PFab, Gated, Pet friendly,
All amenities,Free Cable w/HBO and Show,
Filling fastfor Fall 377-2777
12-6-72-2

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
10-5-41-2

ACTION REALTY
Individual and Semester Leases
Available immediately.
Convenient UF access. $420 to $575/mo
352-331-1133
www.action-realtors.com 9-29-30-2

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
- 375-7104 12-6-71-2

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 Pl. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW
6th St. 375-7104 12-6-71-2

House 3BR/2BA, 2 car garg, 2560 sq ft
formal Lr/Dr, Fam room, Bkfst Bar; lots of
dabinet/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
SW 46 Ave. Edbaurmanagementcom 1731
NW 6th St 375-7104 12-6-71-2

Condo. Gteens @ 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

WALK TO UF! 1st MONTH FREE 3BR 3BA
& 4BR 4BA starting at $1200/rent, .
washer/dryer, alarm system & lots more!
801 NW3rd Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-29-24-2

1st MONTH FREE @
Capstone Quarters, furnished
2 BR 2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
$750/rent, 2905 SWArcher Rd #404N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealesatat.com 9-29-24- 2

WALK TO UFI 1st month free!
3BR 1BA house, wood floors,
Carport, w/d hookups, $995/rent,
126 NW 10th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-29-24-2

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







Campus Edge 3BR/2.5BA
FREE RENT until 1/1/07
With a year lease $1250/mo

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


For Rent
unfurnished

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
NW6th, 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

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
10-11-20-2

4BRI/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 9-29-12-2

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

*NW 39th Ave. Lg 2BR/2BA + Ig loft w/costly
laminated wood-looking floor, C/AC, carpet-
ed, good neighborhood, convenient $670-
685.ONice 2BR/2BA, patio w/gate, trees,.
part utils pd $560-575 373-8310, 219-3937
9-28-10-2

CHEAP RENTI 2BR 1.5BA townhouse,
W/d hookups, 1st month free, $495/rent
5320-C NW 20th Court
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525

www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-29-10-2

GREAT NW HOUSE! 3BR 2BA with
2 car carport, w/d hookups, $895/rent
'3224 NW 48th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-29-10-2

5 MINS TO SHANDS/UF 2BR
1BA mobile homes starting at $625/rent,
w/d hookups, new flooring
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 9-29-10-2

2 story country house 3BR/2BA large living
rm, separate dining rm, zoned commercial,
ideal home/office on SW Williston Rd, near
ShandsNA, $925. Call 332-1429 Kathy or
372-9000 9-29-9-2

SHANDS AREA
2BR/1.5BA townhouse duplex apt. $535. Call
386-328-6229, Iv msg. 10-9-15-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS TOWNHOUSE
1BR/1Ba in a 2BR/2BA. Tile/wood floors,
W/D, pets welcome, close to UF. $350/mo.
Call 352-231-3941 10-3-10-2

OAK GLADE APTS
Spacious 1BR apt. Sublease until Dec..W/D
connection. Enclosed courtyard. $565/mo.
Please call 352-262-9023 -please Iv mssg.
10-6-13-2

Budget Living in Style
Huge 2 & 3BR Available Now
Pool, Tennis, @ W/D
Pets Friendly 377-7401
www.boardwalkapt.com
12-6-72-2

1BR/1BA No lease. Glen Springs area, on
bus line, enclosed courtyard, quiet neighbor-
hood, next to park. $420/mo + $420 sec dep.
Newer carpet, newer paint, free water. No"
pets. Call 374-7175 9-28-6-2

2BR/2BA Loft Woodside Villa Condo
Pool, Parking, O/S field, quiet, new paint &
appliances. Near stores $800/MO +sec. Pets
welcome w/dep. Call Alexa 386-931-0882
10-4-10-2

VINTAGE VIEW TOWNHOUSE
Approx 1700 sq ft. 3BR/2.5BA, screened
porch & garage. $995/mo. Lutz Realty Group
-352-373-2605 10-2-7-2

3 BLOCKS FROM UF
2BR. $800/mo incl water & trash. $400/per
BR. Hardwood floors, cent A/C, laundry on
site. Call Kim 494-6009. 320 #3 SW 10th St.
ONLY 1 UNITAVAILABLE 10-5-10-2


For Rent
unfurnished

Beautiful, Historic Baxter House
2 blocks from campus near campus town at
1013 SW4th Avenue, 4 large BR/2BA, wood
floors, walls staircase, barrel ceilings, fire-
place, sunny enclosed porch, DW, W/D, new
HA/C: $530/month + utilities. 352-275-1259
orATucker458@aol.com 10-5-10-2

MILL RUN CONDO
SW 20th St. 2BR/2.5BA. Perfect
for roommates. Pool, bus route, W/D.
$850 per month. 904-382-0286
9-28-5-2

Bellamy Forge 2/1.5, clean, new kit/baths,
W/D, pool, tennis, pest, water inc. & more.
1st-last, -sec. No pets, smoke free. $900/mo.
S352-495-0101 10-9-11-2

1BR apartment w/private gated courtyard.
2 miles from Shands & VA.
Pets arranged. 352-377-2150 10-23-20-2

Historic Baxter House
1013 SW 4th Avenue
Located less than 2 blocks from campus,
this unique, two-story, historic home has 4
bedrooms and 2 baths and 1800 sq.ft. As
one would expect from a luxury home of this
era, it, includes wood-paneled walls, barrel
vaulted ceilings, private sunroom, large
bedrooms, hardwood floors, washer & dryer,
fireplace, new HA/C, built-in shelves, sun-
room, and is alarm system ready. Available
immediately for $2,120/month + utilities
Call today and ask for Bob Tucker at 275-
1259 Email: ATucker458@aol.com 10-10-
10-2

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Janl*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease *All Inclusive
373-9009
12-6-42-2

BRAND NEW EXTRA LARGE 2BR/2BA
condo for rent. Avail now! Off Archer Road
& 34th Street. $900/mo. Call 352-745-6938
10-17-15-2




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For Rent
U unfurnished

JUST OFF OF 34TH St ON 19TH AVE.
Possible roommate situation. 4BR/2BA
Brand new. $1300/mo. Call for showing. 954-
817-9101 10-4-5-2

LOCATION / NEWLY REMODELED
AVAILABLE NOW 2/1 Apts, less than a 5
min. walk to campus, bus routes, off street
parking. $520-$600. 338-2769 / 494-1188
10-4-5-2

3BR/2BA HIDDEN LAKES
NW 72nd Place All amenities. Large rooms.
Walk in closets, large enclosed back porch,.
Call 352-371-2530, 682-9116, or 418-0096
10-4-5-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND 2BR/1.5 BA, amaz-
ing location only blocks to downtown, 508
NE 4th Ave a steal at only $625 per month.
Call 379-4952 for appointment. 10-11-10-2


Subleases


DEAL OF THE CENTURY
2, 3 or 4BR apts, a stone's throw from UF.
Fully fum or unfurn. Incl DSL, utilities, cable
& more. 352-256-2530 9-29-15-3

1BR in 2BR/BA avail in Campus. Walking
distance to UFL Gym. Cable & wireless are
free.. No deposit. Lots of buses passing by.
Ask for $350/mo + 1/2 elec. Call 352-262-
6912 after 6pm. 9-28-8-3

*Perfect Spring Sublease*
Beautiful 1/1 apts. Only a 2 min walk to
business classes! Hardwood floors! Avail
mid-Dec. $639/Mo. Email jmerrill@ufl.edu
9-28-5-3


aB Subleases

Looking to sublease whole unit: 2BR/2.5BA
beautiful luxury townhouse apt @ Hampton
Oaks. Can move in this Oct. Free last month
rent, just pay sublease transfer fee. If inter-
ested call (352) 333-9765. 10-11-14-3
2BR/1 BA in Sun Bay (SW16th Ave.)
From October 1 (10months) $565/mo +elec.
First month FREE. Some stuff free too.
Call 352-376-5942 (after 7PM) 9-29-4-3


* Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-6-72-4
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400- up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4
A roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA
condo near UF. Rent is $475. Utilities not
included. Ph 352-303-3368 9-29-24-4
2 females looking for 3rd in 3BR/3BA con-
do in prime residential area. 15 min from
UF. Close to Park & Ride. Large kitchen &
living rms. Patio. Internet, cable TV, WID,
community pool. $425/mo 727-399-0574
10-24-35-4
Wanted female non-smoker to share a 3BR/
2BA house. 1 unfurn room avail in furnished
house 15 min from UF. 5 min from SFCC.
$400/mo includes utils, TV & intemet. No
pets. Quiet area. Call 352-206-0543 9-29-
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1 Roommates


1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at BOARDWALK.
Clean responsible roommate wanted. Rent
$382/mo + 1/2 cable & utils. Call 979-422-
2222 10-3-15-4

Roommate wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse near
NW 39th Ave and 42nd St. Pools, tennis, and
DSL. $450, utilities included. No pets. $424
for Ig., $375 for small rm 363-0143 or email
robertwaelder@bellsouth net 10-6-17-4

$325 room + 114 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, W/D, balcony, pool. See photos
www.rentalworkshop.com. Close to cam-
pu & very nice. Call 870-0904 or 318-4553.
4BRI4BA. 9-29-12-4

I Need a Roommate!!
Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA furn
townhouse. Next to pool. Close to Oaks Mall.
$500/mo which inclds cable, intemet, & utils
up to $100. Call 386-795-4360 10-5-15-4

1BR/1BA MASTER BR
in 2BR/2BA avail immediately. Rent
$400/mo. Call 305-332-6566 or email
yttek@hotmail.com 10-2-10-4

ROOM FOR RENT
$325/mo incl all utils. large yard, quiet neigh-
borhood. Call Mike 372-7387 10-2-10-4

Female to share 2BR/2BA Campus Edge
Condo. Steps from UF. Full kitchen, W/D,
new carpet & paint, handicap accessible,
pool, gym. $450/mo + util. 352-328-5981
10-10-15-4

Female roommate needed for room in
Greenwich Green. Pvt BA, rent around $530/
mo. Call 727-501-2554 10-4-10-4

Male UF student looking for roommate.
Great house, 1 block from campus. $600/mo.
Call Chris 610-212-3210 10-5-10-4

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 10-20-20-4

Liberal male roommate, NS, for 2BR/1.5BA
condo. Furn, close to Shands & UF. $450/mo
+ 200 sec dep + 1/3 utils. Call 352-378-0027
as for Frank or Iv msg. 9-29-5-4

Roommate in newly renovated 3/2 house,
huge room, fully furnished, all appliances,
cable/HBO & fast internet included. Quiet
location 1 mi from UF. $500/mo + GRU. Call
Nadav at 305-606-1221 10-20-20-4


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Lg. room w/kitchen privileges pvt BA.
Double closet, finished w/trundle bed,
dresser, TV, W/D, NS, 1st, & last. $375/mo
+1/3 utils. & cable TV. $100 sec. deposit &
refs req. Avail 10/1 384-0111 or 692-4448
9-29-4-4

Room for rent
$330/mo. + 1/4 utilities
University Terrace Gainesville
Contact Kendall Barnes
386-365-2304 ASAP 10-3-5-4

M/F, NS to share 2BR/2.5BA Southfork'Oaks
townhome (near Target) Unfurn master BR
w/pvt BA avail. W/D, no pets, student or prof.
$345/mo + 1/2 utils. No lease. Call Evan 335-
9714 10-3-5-4

Male 'student needs 2 roommates in the
Greenwich Green Apts. SW 39th Blvd, close
to UF & SFCC. 3BR/2BA semi-furn, incl W/
D, cable, DSL. Very good cond, $450/mo incl
utils. Call 386-931-1944 or 386-437-2918
10-4-5-4

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.MetroRoommates.com
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 9-28-1-4

House 3BR/2BA in quiet NW neighborhood
newly updated, yard w/deck & grill, W/D/D.
Unfurnished bedrooms $350-400/mo + utils.
Non-smoker, prof/grad student preferred.
258-3673, 494-0100, nunlea@hotmail.com
9-29-2-4,

LA MANCHA ROOMS FOR RENT
1 BLOCK TO UF. $475/MO
Free DSL, utils, & cable 284-7304 10-4-5-4


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.
12-6-72-5


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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF. Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
12-6-72-5







INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Summit House
Condos, newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units
starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900).
Steps away from Shands, VA, Dental, Vet.
Med, Health Sci., etc, & heart of UF. $3,000
Closing Cost Credit w/Preferred Lenders.
Call Tom Bellucci or Steve Clark at Coldwell
Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at 352-372-
5375. 9-29-50-5


.Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury townhomes.
Within a gated community in the heart of NW
Gainesville. Bordered by wild wetlands and
nature preserve. Variety of floor plans & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
,Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 9-29-50-5



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

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

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

NEW CONSTRUCTION
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 NW7th PI. $237,500.
352-373-6080 or 352-281-4774 9-29-29-5

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


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

***00 CREEKS EDGE 000**
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

1/1 condo in peaceful setting. $90,000 new
tile, very cute and cozy. Perfect for a student
who wants to invest. Close to 441. Please
call 352-376-7803. 9-28-5-5

000005 MIN TO UFOOOOO.
3BR/2BA, gar, FL rm, wd firs, vaulted ceiling,
fenced yd. Exc cond. Avail now. Financing
possible 3642 NW7th PI. $219,000 352-373-
6080 or 352-281-4774, jab39@bellsouth.net
11-17-47-5


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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.QJrthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
376-1600

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-6-72-6

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

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

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-095,3-or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6


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18, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006


11 Furnishings

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 SWt~Oth Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
12-6-72-6

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

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

*.Nice ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, large
$75, OSOFA nice $75, full size BED $50,,
* new CARPET 12x12 $75, 0 25" color TV
$60., dining TABLE $45. 0 LAWNMOWER
$50. Call 335-5326 9-29-38-6

DIAL- A -WASHER
Washer & dryer leases. 1 semester $160. 1
year $350. Call 352-318-3721 11-1-45-6

***MULTI-FAMILY MOVING SALE0SS
Sat, Sept 30th from 8-noon. Victoria Circle
in Haile Plantation 3009 SW 94th Terr. Wide
variety of furniture, children's items, clothes,
books, Electronics, tools & much more! 9-
29-2-6


SComputers


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


A+1 snamputEr Gee

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

Computer Help'Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 4-25-144-7 -


9 1 Computers

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



(Karid9e.com)
1-866-KARTRIDGE
10% Sale until 9/30. To always
find discount, use code: SAVE
9-28-3-7


Electronics


VIDEO GAMES REPAIR: Xbox, Xbox 360,
Playstation, PSP, Gamecube, DS. We fix
them all. Low rates & fast svc. We sell parts
too. www.videogamesrepair.biz. Call today
352-225-1248. We buy broken systems.
9-28-10-8



Bicycles


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

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

BICYCLES
Practically new. Men's Bike $65. Women's
Bike $65. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-9

ELECTRIC BICYCLE KITS
Forsenusa.com 888-704-6885
and E-SCOOTERS TOO!
10-3-10-9


S01 For Sale


1-8-118-7

Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
www.gainesvillecsi.com
Refer to this ad for 10% off 1-8-118-7






352.219.2980
12-6-72-7

GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7

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

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


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

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

****** PS2 00000*
3 controllers, 2 memory cards, 20 hit games-
some w/strategy guides. $175 OBO. Call
352-256-2040 for more info. 9-30-2-10


9 For Sale


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

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-.
Gym Free Weight Set with Stand: 10 Pounds
to 40. $150. Call 219-6294. 9-29-11-10

REFRIGERATOR
GE frost-free 16 cubic ft. Cools well,-clean.
Warranted. Delivered. $200. 213-2665 10-
2-10-10

BOOKS FOR SALE
Thousands of used books in all categories.
13201 CR 2054 near downtown Alachua.
Every Wed. noon-7pm or by appt. 378-6370
10-4-6-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds)

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

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

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
12-6-72-11

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

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

GatorMoto
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work
on any brand of scooter and we have some
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups
available and free estimates given for all
repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11

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

***CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES***
SCOOTERS. In ANY condition. New or used
Running or not. Titles or not. Prompt pick up
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
10-26-30-11


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Yamaha 2004 Vstar Classic 650cc, 2-tone
blue, saddle bags, sissy bar, 2494 mi, kept in
garage. Great Shands commuter w/highway
power. $4800. Call Dave h-378-9624, cell
284-9322 10-4-10-11 -

MOPED 50cc 4 stroke 800 miles 2006
Asking $950 352-375-2031
10-2-5-11

Yamaha Seca II 1992.600cc
Black.In good condition & runs great. Less
than 11K miles $2000. Call 352-258-0134
10-9-10-11

BRAND NEW SCOOTER -
$999!!
50cc Scooter. Call Bryan 631-513-1.824 9-
29-3-11


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

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

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

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

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

BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

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

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


Autos


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

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

92 HondaAccord 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

93 FORD EXPLORER Eddie Bauer
98k miles, runs great, excellent stereo,
$3500/OBO. Call 352-514-6195 9-28-5-12

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

1988 VOLVO 240 WAGON
Great utility station wagon for around town.
Moving must sell $1000 or best offer. 352-
332-0036 9-28-5-12

SADIE DARNELL 4 SHERIFF
"The significant problems we face today
cannot be solved at the same level of
thinking we were at when we created them."
www.darnell4sheriff.com
11-7-32-12

SADIE DARNELL 4 SHERIFF
"It is high time that the ideal of success
should be replace by the ideal of service."
www.darnell4sheriff.com
11-7-32-12

2000 BMW Z3 Roadster Convertible.
Titanium exterior. Black all leather interior.
5 speed. Extended warranty. 34,000 miles
$20,000 Call 870-7121 10-17-21-12

Fix-up Corolla '91
Excellent interior, 4 tires and chrome rims.
Wrecked front. Great for parts. $800 OBO
352-380-0634 10-3-5-12


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Wanted


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


On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
CatholicChurch. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 10-2-70-13


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
" ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-25-
72-13


ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
10-2-70-13


*MARINE OFFICER PROGRAM*
201 Southeast 2nd Ave, unit 205
352-264-7830
WWW.MARINEOFFICER.COM
10-2-28-13



WANT TO BUY
Pre1980 COMICS & BASEBALL CARDS
GATOR & SPORTS MEMORABILIA
Pre1975 GATOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS
COLLEGE PLAYER RINGS
352-281-1571
10-9-20-13



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for details. 12-6-72-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
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between 9-4 M-F 12-6-72-14

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6-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedule' and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 12-6-72-14


I M i Help Wanted


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

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

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

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

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

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

DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
2442 12-6-72-14

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

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

$10/HOUR + BONUS
Mortgagelender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
9-29-95-14

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. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
12-6-72-14

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

VALET ATTENDANTS
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
ext 205.12-6-70-14

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
12-6-78-14


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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

SALES CLERK
Friendly & dependable person for men's
clothing & footwear. PT. Apply at Soul Train
Stop Fashion, 2 E. University Ave. Downtown
372-7922 10-4-25-14

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 hr@trimarkproperties.com
12-6-70-14

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

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

SALES REPRESENTATIVE
FULL OR PART TIME
MUST BE MECHANICAL
PHYSICALLY FIT
COMPUTER LITERATE
APPLY AT
BERTIE HEATING &
AIR CONDITIONING, INC.
1730 NE 23rd AVE GAINESVILLE, FL
9-29-19-14

FULL TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT
Position available. Need at least 2 yr com-
mitment. Fax resume to 352-335-2272 Attn:
Lynn. 10-6-20-14

ABC FINANCIAL is one of the Largest Equip- r
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
10-6-20-14

CALICO JACKS
Now hiring for all kitchen positions. Apply
Mon-Fri between 2 & 4pm; 3501 SW 2nd
Ave. 9-28-10-14

SALES CLERK
$6.50/hr. Parttime. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 9-28-10-14

EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE
Looking for PT help, flexible hours, will work
around your class schedule. Please bring re-
sume to: 2020 NW 6th ST. 10-5-20-14

GatorMoney.com
Find a Job. Get Great Deals.
Movies, Games, & More.
10-26-30-14


Customer Support Technician

Local medical software company seeking
part/full time support technicians. Must have
strong technical background and excellent
communication skills. Experience with PDAs

or working toward technical degree a plus
(CIS, DIS, ENG). $7/hr. Send resume to
jobs@usbmis.com 9-29-10-14

PTADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
Dependable, computer knowledge required,
flexible hours. Email resume:
admin@americandreamsrealty.net. 10-13-
20-14

Real Estate Agent Wanted:FT/PT individual
who is honest, dependable, hard working,
willing to learn new things, & enjoy work-
ing with the public. License required. Email
resume: admin@americandreamsrealty.net
10-13-20-14

CASHIER
Part time, nights & weekends for local ser-
vice station. Must have good people/phone
skills, Apply in person @ 1521 NW 13th St.
9-29-10-14


l Help Wanted 3

Two pre-law students needed to share
responsibilities in the Gainesville branch
of a Tampa law firm. Excellent opportunity
for hands on experience in the legal field
prior to clerking. Focus on civil litigation.
Requirements include 60 wpm typing and
quick thinking. Salary negotiable. Direct
contact with attorneys and courts. We will
make class schedules cohesive with office
hours. Please send resume to the attention
of Kristin Mattson, Assistant to Michael S.
Rywant, Esq. at the below address.
Rywant, Alvarez, Jones, Russo & Guyton,
P.A.109 N. Brush Street, Suite 500
Tampa, Florida 33602 9-29-10-14

SECRETARY NEEED
Light typing. Filing. Answer phones. 372-
2051 10-2-10-14

PLANTING, MOWING AND MULCHING.
Person needed for lawn and garden care.
Flexible hours. Home located in North Gville
area. $10/hr. Fax resume to 386-462-7935
10-3-10-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring servers, delivery drivers. Great $!
Serious workers only! Apply in person 5 SE
2ndAve. 10-10-15-14

TEACHERS NEEDED
Mon thru Fri. Full-time & part-time. Great pay.
Good work references. Apply 1049 Museum
Rd. Call 336-1700. 10-11-15-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
FT Salary + Commission
Fax resume to 352-374-7293
10-5-11-14

Technician Needed FT/PT
Tues a must.
Please apply in person
Institute of Veterinary Spec.
7520 W. UniversityAve. 9-28-5-14

PT LABORER, ASSISTANT, HANDYMAN
& YARDWORKER. Reliable transportation.
$8-10/hr depending on experience 376-3246
9-28-5-14

Wendy's at Shands is now hiring for all shifts
for Fall term. Competitive starting pay with bi-
annual raises, paid vacation, meal benefits
and flexible schedules. Ideal for students
living on or off campus. Weekend availability
highly desirable. Stop by and fill out an ap-
plication today! 10-19-20-14

Immediate Openings Gainesville Area:
OPT Custodian -
Evenings, Weekdays, Weekends
*Custodial Contract Supervisor:
FT with Benefits
*Rest Area Contract Supervisor
at Paynes Prairie Rest Area.
FT with Benefits
Call and leave message with Carla Davis
at 352-274-1717 or Lynn Briant at 386-527-
8948 DFWPIEOE/M/F/DN, Equal Access
9-29-5-14

Earn $7 an hour handing out flyers!
Wanted: On-campus flyer team for UF and
Santa Fe campuses. Please call 378-3064
for more information. .9-28-5-14

Campus Reps Needed!
New, fun Gaineville business looking for hard
working UF and Santa Fe students to be on-
campus reps to help advertise. Performance
based pay. Call 378-3064 for more informa-
tion. 9-28-5-14

PREMIER PRODUCTIONS
FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE
OFFICE MANAGEMENT I ADMIN.
ASSISTANT. MUST BE FOCUSED,
INDEPENDENT& RELAIBLE. SEND
RESUMES: SJSACKS@HOTMA(ICOM
9-28-5-14

COMFORT INN WEST
Now hiring PT Front Desk and Night Audit.
Flexible scheduling, please apply in person
3440 SW40th Blvd. 9-28-5-14



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AUTOCAD DRAFTING. PART TIME
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE M-F. MECHANICAL
AND ARCHITECTURAL KNOWLEDGE.
KNOWLEDGE OF SOLIDWORKS
HELPFUL. MUST BE DEPENDABLE.
CAMEO DiVELOPMENT CORP. E-MAIL
RESUME TO LAKOTAINDUSTRIES@YAH
OO.COM, CALL (352) 375-4139 EXT. 106.
9-29-5-14


AUTO LEARN & EARN
Community svc thru AmeriCorps. Be a me-
chanic, leam auto repair. 900/hrs/1 yr com-
mitment 8 hrs/wk + wkly pay + cash edca-
tion award. Call Coach, 371-6792 9-29-5-14


3 NEW NIGHTCLUBS
BARTENDERS, SHOOTERS COCKTAIL
SERVERS, BEER TUB, .PROMOTERS,
DJ'S, BANDS, FILM CREW, CASHIERS,
MC'S, DANCERS, MODELS. INTERVIEWS
TO BE HELD 9/26 9/28 9/29 10/2 10/4 4-
8PM CLUB MIAMI/ TEXAS BULL/ BUMP
NYC 238 WEST UNIVERSITY BLVD,
GAINESVILLE 10-6-10-14


DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings between $14-$20/hrl
Make your own schedule. Fun environment,
great opportunity. Contact Jason 379-3663
10-27-24-14



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Technical Support Specialist position
requires a B.S. degree in Business or
Engineering or equivalent professional
experience in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of and experience in Lean/
Progressive Manufacturing and Quality
principles. Provide technical; conduct
standard cost & capacity analyses; prepare
project feasibility studies & plans. Prepare
justifications and recommend capital equip
investments. Provide cross-functional Project
Management support to other areas of the
business, measure and report on Business
Unit results in Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety
and Moral. Constructively participate in a
team based work environment.
Regeneration Techniologies processes
and sterilizes human tissue into allograft im-
plants for orthopedic, oral maxillofacial, uri-
nary and cardiovascular surgeries. For more.
details, please visit www.rtix.com or apply in
person; Reception Building. 11621 Research
Circle, Alachua, FL 32616 Monday Friday
8am-5pm. EOE/AA DFWP 10-2-5-14


PT Receptionist needed for busy salon.
Must be friendly, efficient & have
neat appearance. Apply in person.
Gallery of Hair Design.
5109 NW 39th Ave. 10-2-5-14


Office Assistant fast paced child care center.
Must be computer literate. Good phone,
organizational & people skills a must. FT,
comp salary & benefits. Fax resume: 352-
846-0503, ppallas@coe.ufl.edu, no calls pis.
10-2-5-14


PT HELP NEEDED
THE VILLAGE MARKET & COFFEE SHOP.
Haile Plantation. Call for directions only 380-
0111 10-10-10-14
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Earn $800-$3200 a month
to drive brand new cars with ads placed on
them. www.AdCarKey.com 12-6-48-14


FARAHS ON THE AVENUE
Now hiring exp prep cook & dishwashers.
Part time. Apply M-Thurs 2-4, 1120 W. Univ
Ave. 10-2-614


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Come to work with a smile Atris Technology
seeks a full time cheerful customer and
network support technician. This position
requires excellent oral communication skills
and-a customer first attitude. Your duties
would include telephone/e-mail/on-site
support and implementation of custom soft-
ware, hardware and infrastructures at local
& remote customer sites. Software testing
& documentation as necessary is also re-
quired. Successful candidates will travel and
possess ability to perform under pressure.
Primary technologies you'll work with include
our custom suite of financial applications,
MS Windows 2000/2003/XP, Linux, Cisco
routers, HP switches, VPNs, T1s, etc. The
ideal candidate would have at least 2 years
experience in an IT environment and a drive
to learn new technologies. Since 1996, Atris
Technology has been an innovation leader
in the financial software sector. If you're
interested in a career growth position & a
strong compensation package with a high
paced technology firm, email or fax resume
& salary history to info@atris.com or (352)
331-1581. 9-29-3-14


Entry Level Accounting. Accounts
Receivable responsibilities include daily
invoice review; research, verify.and process
credits; post payments; prepare bank state-
ments and assist with collections. Accounts
Payable Responsibilities incJude process-
ing invoices; distributing weekly payment
batches; maintaining invoices and files; and
reconciliation vendor statements. Knowledge
of Windows based office productivity tools,
and a high school diploma is required.
Send cover letter, resume and salary his-
tory to human.resources@exac.com. For
more information about Exactech, Inc. and
this opportunity please visit www.exac.com
9-28-2-14


Event Marketing Rep needed to execute bar
promotions and events in Gainesville, man-
age staff, inventory, budget and reporting
for 8-10 wk. liquor promo. Must have trans-
portation, computer, credit card. Work from
your location, excellent pay. Send resume to
FLLMR@legacymp.com. 10-3-5-14



CLASSIC CARWASH
3010 SWArcher Rd Now hiring guys & gals.
10-3-5-14


HOUSEKEEPER
Family looking for a housekeeper. Mon-
Fri, full time $6.75/hr. For more info or to
schedule an interview, please call 256-3323
10-10-10-14


ENTERTAINERS/INSTRUCTORS
TO TEACH AGES 4-12 FUN SCIENCE 0
PT, 10-15hr/wk, $9/hr, flex"12-5pm, depend-
able a must. 333-0108 apply online
www.madsciencegainesville.com -10-10-
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Ellis World Alliance Corporation is seek-
ing a qualified Administrative Assistant/
Receptionist for an international construction/
engineering firm. This position ensures that
our clients consistently have a positive and
welcoming experience and requires a "will
do" attitude! FT or PT. Perfect position
for communications, journalism, market-
ing or education major. Please forward
resume via fax to 352.548.4717or email to
aparrish@elliswac.com 10-10-10-14




TRMV LOST
America's #1 Travel Magazine is looking
for a motivated individual to sell National
Advertising. Earn $10,000 for a single
sale! No experience necessary. (You just
have to know people in high places!) For
more information, call Rod at 352-284-7445.
10-3-5-14






Advertising Sales Reps Be part of the
exciting world of Internet Marketing!
GatorSavings.com is seeking energetic pro-
fessionals with strong customer service and
computer skills. Outside sales exp a plus.
Weekly earnings potential $1,000 to $1,500.
Email resume to info@gatorsavings.com or
fax 352-264-7705. 10-3-5-14

NEWLY REMODELED TGI FRIDAYS is now
hiring ALL POSITIONS Apply in person 3598
SWArcher Rd. between 2 & 4pm or anytime
online at: Fridays.com. Weekday availability
required. 10-6-7-14

CALL CENTER LOOKING FOR CUSTOMER
SERVICE REPS. All shifts avail. Apply with-
in. Must type 30wpm correctly 1830 NE 2nd
St. 10-4-5-14


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OCTOBER & NOVEMBER OPENINGS
$12.50 base/appt.
We want to start 30 people: All majors
welcome. Sales/service, PT/FT. Conditions
apply. 352-372-6697 10-30-23-14

LANDSCAPERS
for commercial properties needed PT/FT.
Valid driver's license & clean background
a must. Exp preferred. Call 352-222-1904
12-6-47-14

ARCHITECTURE/BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION STUDENT needed for
helping design drawing plans & building a
residential home 376-6183 9-29-2-14
STUDENT FOR CONSTRUCTION LABOR
& GENERAL LABOR. Heavy lifting, chain-
saw work. $7.50 to $8/HR 376-6183
9-29-2-14


NEED CASH?
Hiring Drivers & In-store staff
Fill out an application in person at
Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave.
10-17-14-14
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,_
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-6-72-15


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Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 12-6-72-15

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Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
12-6-72-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 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 10/9/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
12-6-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
SPersonal and Group Training
Flexible.Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-6-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
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112 head $65. Full head $85 Call for appt. Leave Message 376-2351.
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25 Beginner to Advanced $26/hr. Hank Wilcox
HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431 10-2-15-15
10-13-36-15

* SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM TutorGator.comrn
* Boarding $275/mo 0 Lessons/English 0 UF, Santa Fe courses. Special courses
Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm. (exam reviews, dancing etc.) 9-28-5-15
466-4060 12-6-72-15

***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE*** i Health arvices J
Specializing in African-American hair.
Relaxers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more. ANONYMOUS
Healthy hair specialist. Call .Tamesha or Pat
377-0026 or 514-3086. 5 SE 12th St. HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
12-6-85-15 Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)


ENGLISH TUTORING
Experienced teachers will give private les-
sons in English grammar, pronunciation &
composition. Call 352-335-9400 9-29-31-15


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available


IMMIGRATION LAW 378-9191
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Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq. 12-6-72-16
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MATH TUTOR paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
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your guide! Tighten up and lighten up! Only
$2 entrance fee. Call 352-215-7987
*You need assertiveness training also!*
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hold. Visit: www.everyonebenefits.com/
40396939 or call Nellie at 352-281-7228.
Discounts are not insurance! 10-6-10-16


FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES. ***Cruises, Honeymoons, Packages***
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Wilson 'probably

S-0 out' for Saturday


.~r a .
Tim Casey Alligator Staff
Sophomore holder Butch Rowley is tackled while attempting a fake field goal in the fourth quarter of UF's
win against Kentucky on Saturday.


Struggling Hetland keeps job


By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Staff Writer
bjones@alligator.org

Urban Meyer commented
Tuesday that he thought
injured right guard Ronnie
Wilson would be ready to play
a little bit Saturday against
Alabama.
On Wednesday, Meyer
wasn't quite as optimistic.
"He's not ready," Meyer
said. "He is probably out."
Wilson fractured his right
ankle prior to the season, but
he is almost fully recovered.
"I've been out there with
the training staff," Wilson said.
"They have been trying to keep
me in shape, but it has been a
hard time doing that."
Wilson needs to shake off
some of the rust from not play-
ing this season before he will
be ready to return to the lineup
full time, Meyer said.
When Wilson does return,
he is expected to replace Drew
Miller at guard, with Miller
shifting to .tackle, replacing
Carlton Medder.


But Meyer has been very
pleased with Medder s per-
formance this year and could
opt to go with a true rotation,
he said.
"We have enough people
to keep everybody fresh on
the line," Wilson said. "That's
probably what we need right
now."

HARVIN UPDATE: Meyer has de-
cided to take a slow approach
with freshman
wide receiver
Percy Harvin,
who suffered a
Football high ankle sprain
in the Tennessee
game.
Harvin practiced a little
Wednesday, Meyer said.
"I tried to overcome com-
mon sense and said, 'We'll get
him back,"' Meyer said. "But
it takes a minute to get him
back."
Harvin- only participated
in one play against Kentucky.
He is considered probable for
Alabama, but he likely will
not start.


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org -

It was a strange scene outside
of UF's practice facility early
Wednesday evening.
Instead of reporters being hud-
dled around Gators coach Urban
Meyer, they were packed two.
deep around UF's kicker, Chris
Hetland.
"Nobody wants to talk to
you when you're making them,"
Hetland said. "But you start miss-
ing those little ones, it's a big
deal."
But unfortunately for Hetland,
he is missing the big ones, too.
He's only attempted two field
goals through four games, both of
which were against Tennessee and
both of which weren't converted.
In addition, he missed a pair of
extra points in the first half against
Kentucky last week, prompting
Meyer to say that no one on the
kicking team's job was safe.
Hetland was held out of practice
Monday and Tuesday to rest his


kicking leg's sore groin. However,
he converted all five field goals he
attempted Wednesday.
Those kicks were enough to
convince Meyer that Hetland will
still be the kicker when UF takes
on Alabama on Saturday.

"Nobody wants to talk to you
when you're making them.
But you start missing those
little ones, it's a big deal."
Chris Hetland
UF kicker

"Hetland's going to kick. He
did a good job today," Meyer said.
"He only kicked five, but he made
all five,"
Apparently, one of the missed
extra points against Kentucky
wasn't Hetland's fault. Meyer said
the team had gotten an official
ruling that the first try should
have resulted in a penalty. Meyer
claims a Kentucky defender made
contact with UF snapper James
Smith.
The other miss, however, was


simply due to a low kick. That
miss put Hetland on notice once
Meyer made his proclamation
about his job being in jeopardy.
"When I don't perform as well
as I want to, I always feel like I
could lose my job," Hetland said.
"I'm just going to go out there and
do the best I can and hope it's
good enough."
Hetland's best was more than
good enough in 2005, when he
converted 38 of 40 extra points
and 13 of 16 field goals.
He was named second-team
All-Southeastern Conference, and
Meyer rewarded him by putting
him on scholarship for his senior
year.
He was even placed on the
watch list for the Lou Groza
Award, which is awarded to the
nation's best kicker.
Thus far, however, it's been a
season of struggles most notably
a habit of kicking the ball low that
makes extra points easier to block.
Hetland said he has corrected this.

SEE FOOT, PAGE 24


Big Easy still needs help

T three days ago, Monday Night Football came to New
Orleans and we saw things that didn't seem possible a
year ago.
We saw more than 70,000 fans cheering the New Orleans
Saints in the Superdome the place that had become a shelter to
thousands seeking refuge from Hurricane Katrina.
We saw Green Day and U2's Bono perform before the game.
We saw former President George H.W. Bush do the coin toss.
We saw the Saints play their most in-
Sspiring game in decades en route to a 23-3
:. thrashing of the Atlanta Falcons and a first-
S place standing in the NFC South.
We saw Saints fans cheering with smiles
on their faces. And throughout the night,
Antonio we saw the heartbreaking pictures and
Gonzalez stories of what New Orleans and its people
Going Going Gonzo went through during that trying August
agonzalez@alligator.org last year.
Now here's what we didn't see:
We didn't see the millions of people who
are still homeless. We didn't see the thousands still living in trailers
and temporary housing units.
We didn't see those who are still without a job. We didn't see
the displaced families. And we didn't see the debris that is still
being picked up.
It's only been three days since the game. Have we forgotten about
New Orleans already?
SEE GONZO, PAGE 24


"When you're big like that and they
offer you a scholarship, it's sort of
hard to turn it down."
Jemalle Cornelius
UF wide receiver, on why anyone would
-. ':, want to be an offensive lineman.


1996: Jacquez Green becomes the only UF
player to ever return two punts for touchdowns
in a single game. He also set a UF record with
145 yards in punt returns in the Gators' 65-0 win
against Kentucky.


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Today's question: Who is most to blame for
UF's kicking woes?
Wednesday's question: Did race play a factor
in the fans' booing of Chris Leak? (See right for
resulIts.)


Percent (Votes)

No 88% (484)
Yes 12% (66)


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On an'rnusually cool late afternoon, the UF-Florida -
State showdown rapidly turned into one of the most
controversial events In the history of Gators football.
Although the Seminoles won 38-34 on a last minute
52-yard bomb from embattled quarterback Chris
Rix to P.K. Sam, UF fans and players went home
decrying the officiating.
The Seminoles appeared to have fumbled on their
first iick return of the game, as well as late in the
fourth quarter, and UF running back Clatrick Fason appeared
to be shafted on some supposed fumBles of his own.
If certain calls had been reversed, the game may have swung by as
many as 14 points .
Some pointed to an Atlantic Coast Conference officiating crew, and
noted that every controversial decision during the game went in favor
of the Seminoles.
UF athletics director Jeremy Foley vowed to re-evaluate the practice
of using the opposing conference's officials when the two teams met.
To make matters worse, both teams engaged in a postgame brawl at
midfield that Foley himself attempted to break up.





Kim Wilmath and Dan Treat ,' Alligator Staff


Kicker has Meyer's confidence


FOOT, from page 23


With Hetland's job safe for now,
other players on special teams will
also remain in their spots.
Butch Rowley is still the hold-
er, Smith will snap and Joey Ijjas
will continue to kick off.
Despite Hetland's struggles in
the ear~y going, Meyer hasn't lost
faith in him.


A STYLE FOR EVERY STORYTM


"I have.a lot of confidence in
Chris Hetland," Meyer said. "I
made the comment the other day
that I've coached some kickers
that you just look in their eyes,
and you're not sure what's going
on up there.
"Chris Hetland is no different
than Chris Leak. He's a very com-
petitive young guy and very tal-
ented. And I just wish we would
have got more field goals."


GONZO, from page 23

There are still millions in that city
that need help.
Sure, from the pictures ESPN and
Monday Night Football brought
into our living rooms, everything
-seems peachy in the Big Easy. But
the truth is, it's far from it.
It will take years and far more
money than the $180 million that
was spent repairing the Superdome
for New Orleans to return to nor-
malcy.
However, there's no doubt in my
mind that the Saints will help the
recovery. And the money spent on
the Superdome was worth it the
Saints will put much more back into
the local economy. They've already
sold out every game this year, and
between merchandise and possible
playoffgames, there's loads of more
cash on the way.
And besides the money, the
Saints give locals a sense of pride,
culture and togetherness that has
been absent since Katrina.
But we, as Americans, need
to do more- than watch football.
Monday night was a good start, but
it is ceri.nly not the end of the city's
problems.


We can't forget about New
Orleans. Not now.
There's plenty of ways to, help,
no matter who you are. No matter
how rich or poor you may be.
Anyone looking to donate can do
so in a matter of minutes online or
over the phone to organizations like
the American Red Cross, the United
Way and the Bush-Clinton Katrina
Fund. Many other charities can be
found in seconds online, just be sure
you research where the money is
going.
We, as Americans, need
to do more than watch
football.

If you're short on cash, donate
your time. There are hundreds of
organizations that are looking for
volunteers.
Can't do either? Then contact
your Congressmen and pressure
them to continue to send aid.
Go to New Orleans. Go to
Mardi Gras. And spend your
money while you're there.
There are tons of things you
can do to help.
Just whatever you do, don't
forget about New Orleans.


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