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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 36 e1, U V%,VU THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006



Instructors take it outside to protest debt

._ .. -. By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
"i. Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

As most UF students settled behind classroom
desks Wednesday morning, about 20 other students
sat in a semicircle on the Plaza of the Americas as part
of a protest.
David Reznik, a doctoral student, sat cross-legged
on the plaza to teach his sociology of religion class
with a whiteboard and a green marker under the
morning sky. Reznik is one of 11 UF grad-
On uate students participating in a teach-out,
Campus organized by a group called CLAS Unite.
The group's purpose is to protest how
the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is handling a
$4 million debt.
"It symbolically rejects using campus facilities and
buildings," Reznik said of the teach-out, in which
some classes are held outdoors as part of the students'
protest. "More importantly, it makes the struggle vis-
ible."
.Reznik and the other students hope their teach-out
will build momentum for a large-scale teach-in Nov.
9, which will feature workshops and speakers about
CLAS-related issues.
The organization wants to accomplish three things:
get rid of a five-year plan to reduce faculty, gain access
Andrea Morales, Alligator Staff to records about UF's budget and investments, and
Doctoral student David Reznik teaches his second-period Sociology of Religion class Wednesday morning on the Plaza make its activism more visible.
of the Americas as a part of a teach-out organized by CLAS Unite in protest of the college's debt. SEE TEACHOUT, PAGE 8


STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Weiss takes Senate helm


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

After a meeting that lasted until al-
most 11:30 p.m., student senators met
for a second session Tuesday night to
choose Josh Weiss as their new presi-
dent and Sam Green as the body's No.
2 official.
Weiss and Green both ran unopposed
for their positions. Weiss is a member of
Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and a for-
mer Preview Staff member, while Green
is in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and the
Black Student Union.
As president, Weiss said he has a lot
of plans for the Senate, but his biggest
goal is to increase senators' involve-
ment in the.legislative process.
Weiss said he wants every senator
to have written a piece of legislation


UF kicker Chris
Hetland has missed
all four field goals,
but Coach Urban
Meyer will not
replace him. Utah
State is the only
other Division I-A
school not to make
a field goal.
See story, pg. 24.


by the end of the Senate's current term,
which concludes in Spring.
The Student Senate is responsible for
doling out about $12 million in student
money for the Reitz Union, Recreational
.- Sports and student or-
Sganizations.
Though he is
still toying with
S ideas, Weiss said
he is considering
mounting a chart or
Weiss roster near Student
Government's Reitz
Union offices to track senators' prog-
ress.
There will not be consequences if
senators do not participate, however.
"This is a positive program," Weiss
said. "I'm not trying to punish people,
SEE SENATE, PAGE 8


Students outed in all ways


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Proud, sticker-clad students came out
of a makeshift closet Wednesday in honor
of National Coming Out Day.
Students walked through one side of
the green cloth and PVC-pipe closet and
came out the other to the sound of cheers
coming from passersby.
The stickers declared what they were
coming out as. Some read, "I am a Frosty
lover," "I am a fake redhead" and "I am
a porn star."
Students who came out of the closet
did not have to admit they are gay but
instead something unknown to the world
around them. These unknown things


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N Dorm resi-
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dirty in Georgia-
imported mud
this Friday
in the 37th
annual Tolbert
Area Mudfest.
See story, pg. 3.


were put on their stickers.
The event took place at the Reitz
Union Colonnade and was hosted by
Pride Student Union.
"This is everyone's issue."
Adelle Fontanet
PSU president

Adelle Fontanet, PSU president, said
about 95 to 100 stickers had been given
out by the end of the event.
Free condoms were also given out.
Wednesday's events were held to give
visibility and awareness to the gay com-
munity, she said.
"This is everyone's issue," Fontanet
SEE PRIDE, PAGE 9


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John Deane is the president
and pastor for Warriors for Christ,
a nonprofit group that encourages
the homeless to use city resources
and find jobs. Deane is working
with the city to find alternative
sites for the-homeless. He is not the
John Dean quoted in Wednesday's
Alligator and he is not homeless.

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Hutchings a financial aid package
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 3


COURTS

Rolling appeals as


death date looms


By DOMINICK TAO
Alligator Writer
dtao@alligator.org

If Florida's highest court
rejects Danny Rolling's latest
appeal to halt his execution, the
convicted killer may still have
other options to stay alive.
"It's always possible for him
to seek another temporary stay
of execution," said Spencer
Mann, an investigator with
the state attorney's office in
Gainesville.
Rolling's attorney, Baya
Harrison HI, filed a notice of
appeal Monday and can submit
supporting facts to the state
Supreme Court until 3 p.m. to-
day. Time for arguments before
the court regarding Rolling's
appeal has been reserved for
Wednesday.
Mann, who was the spokes-
man for the Alachua County
Sheriff's Office during the 1990
murder investigation, said he
expects the Florida Supreme
Court to deny Rolling's motion
to overturn the death sentence.
"He's not challenging his
guilt," Mann said. "It's a situa-


tion where he just doesn't want
to die."
If Rolling's lawyer cannot
convince the Florida Supreme
Court to delay his client's
scheduled Oct. 25 lethal injec-
tion, Mann said it is possible
for Rolling to take his case as
far as the
SUS. Supreme
Court.
If he did,
it would be
Rolling's
second time
requesting
Rolling that the U.S.
Supreme Court overturn a
Florida Supreme Court's deci-
sion. In 1997, the U.S. Supreme
Court refused to hear his appeal
of the death sentence.
Mann said Harrison's appeal
strategy is very predictable.
That strategy, Mann said,
consists of an indefinite series
of appeals that has been "taking
way too long."
Rolling has been on death
row since 1994. His trial, earlier
that year, came four years after
he murdered five UF and SFCC
students.


Dorm residents to play dirty


By CLARE LIOON
Alligator Contributing Writer

Things are going to get pretty messy in the
Tolbert Area dorms.
On Friday, residents will get down and dirty for
the 37th annual Mudfest. By then the Tolbert lawn
will have been transformed into a giant 60-foot by
30-foot mud pit in honor of this tradition.
Residents will spend nine days representing their
floors in games such as mud polo, mud ultimate
Frisbee, mud volleyball and mud tug-of-war.
Plaques go to the floors that win the events, but
more importantly, the winners get a full year of
boasting privileges, said Tolbert Hall resident as-
sistant Alina Mar.
"Bragging rights is the biggest thing," said Mar,
a history junior. "Everyone wants to be able to say
their floor won."
Mudfest is hosted by the Tolbert Area Council
and kicks off with a rock-picking event, where teams
of residents from each floor will compete to try and
pick out the most rocks from the mud.
"I'm going to dive right in that mud," Mar said.
"I'll do what it takes to win, even if I have to go
headfirst."
Residents covered in mud can rinse off in one of
the two outdoor showers set up next to the pit. Mar
said she is excited because the shower water is now
warm instead of cold, as in previous years.
The event runs until Oct. 22 and ends with the
mud dance, where residents frolick in the mud.
Mar said some students are going to buy thrift-
store dresses and wear them in the pit for the dance.
Riker Hall resident Jasmine Tran, an Erglish ju-
nior, said she is excited for the mud dance.


"I don't need to compete to have fun in the mud
- I just want to jump around in it," Tran said. "I
can't wait to hear the squish of the mud in my toes
and feel the rush of the mud coating my arms and
legs. It's like a giant mud bath."
The mud, part of a tradition started in 1969, was
shipped to the pit from Georgia.
The cost of the mud, plus the costs of digging,
filling and draining the mud pit, was $5,150, up $350
from last year due to rising costs in the mud and
replacement sod, said Caitlin Clause, Tolbert Area
Council president.
Clause said the area council raises money to pay
for the event by selling activity cards to residents for
$10. The Tolbert Area Council hosts the event every
year in hopes of uniting the residents, Clause said.
"I think it is important to continue
On the tradition of Mudfest because it is a
CampuS great way to build community in the
area, especially among the individual
floors," Clause said. "Alumni remember participat-
ing in Mudfest even years after they graduate."
Mar said she considers herself a Mudfest veteran,
as this is her third year participating in the tradition.
She helped the area council plan the event.
Clause and Mar will both help keep the pit sani-
tary and safe during the nine days of Mudfest. It will
be monitored every night of the event and all day
during the weekends.
Volunteer- pit watchers and executive board
members will make sure the pit is safe by picking
rocks out, Mar said, and they will keep it sanitary by
adding small amounts of bleach to the mud.
"We want to make sure this is not only a fun
event, but we want it to be as safe as possible," Mar
said.


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4, ALLIGATOR I THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12,2006


Leadership talk


furthers respect

By JESSIE COLEMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Students of different cultures discussed the traits and the
role of race leadership Wednesday night at the Institute of
Hispanic-Latino Cultures, also known as La.Casita.
In a cozy room on the second floor of La Casita, students
met for the discussion, titled "Leadership ... Is It In You?"
Discussion leaders Jesse B. Wright, ambassador for La
Casita, and Carolyn Martin, a cabinet director for Black Student
Union, facilitated discussion with a list of 10 prepared ques-
tions.
"I would like to broaden the scope of
Multicultural leadership," Wright said.
Affairs Wright and Martin established three
ground rules for the discussion: No answers
were right or wrong, all opinions were to be respected and no
interruptions were to be tolerated.
Students raised hands to offer definitions for leaders, the
difference between leaders and managers, the inherent traits
of leaders and the role of race in leadership. In conversational
lulls, some students were asked to contribute ideas on the
spot.
Students encouraged each other with laughter and ap-
plause. About 40 students, mainly from the Hispanic Student
Association and BSU, participated.
"The purpose of the event is really to facilitate discussion,"
said Leticia Martinez, the director of La Casita. "There is no
final point we are trying to get-people to."
The discussion targeted younger students aspiring to hold
leadership positions.
The four co-sponsors for the discussion were HSA, BSU, La
Casita and the Institute of Black Culture.


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Abused children find new allies


By NICOLE CARDASSI
Alligator Contributing Writer

It isn't too often that a university
is chosen to be the flagship chapter
for an organization, but UF has been
granted the opportunity to bea role
model for the rest of the country's
universities.
Childhelp, an organization that
focuses on the prevention and treat-
ment of child abuse, is establishing
at UF its first university chapter.
Christina Corieri, chapter rela-
tions manager for Childhelp, spoke
to a group of 25 students Monday
about the opportunities they have
to make a difference in the lives of
child abuse victims.
"We had been talking about do-
ing a university chapter and won-
dering where we were going to start
it," Corieri said
Jimmy Buckner, the president of
Childhelp's East Tennessee chapter,
contacted Lauren Wilsman, a public
relations junior, two summers ago
and told her about Childhelp.
Inspired by Buckner's passion
to help abused children, Wilsman
planned an awareness walk in July,
which drew about 20 people.
She then decided to contact
Childhelp.
"In the middle of brainstorm-
ing Lauren called, and we thought,
'Wow, this is fate,'" Corieri said.
Universities are brimming with
people passionate about charity
events and who know how to suc-


cessfully organize them, she said.
The chapter's goals will be host-
ing awareness activities and fund-
raising events.
The first awareness activity will
be a December screening of the
Lifetime Television movie, "For the
Love of a Child," a documentary
about the lives and achievements
of Childhelp co-founders Sara
O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson.
"Some chapters have
asked local restaurants
to have a "Hope Hour" in
place of their happy hour,
in which all proceeds
would go to Childhelp."
Lauren Wilsman
Childhelp UF chapter founding
member

"The movie gives a wonderful
idea to what the child goes through
and how they're helped along the
way by Childhelp," said Krystle
Johnson, a tourism, recreation and
sport management junior and a
new member. "It will be the per-
fect way to give students a better
picture of what this organization
does."
The organization's first fundrais-
er will be in April, which is National
Child Abuse Awareness Month.
The chapter plans to ask local res-
taurants to donate portions of their


sales for that month to Childhelp.
"Some chapters have asked lo-
cal restaurants to have a "Hope
Hour" in place of their happy hour,
in which all proceeds would go to
Childhelp," Wilsman said. "We're
definitely looking into doing that."
Funds raised will go toward the
organization's prevention, interven-
tion and treatment programs.
Johnson said she is confident
that some of the funds will be put
toward the Childhelp USA National
Child Abuse Hotline, a free and con-
fidential hotline.
The hotline receives about
350,000 calls each year, and Florida
is always among the top three states
for most calls received, Corieri said.
"I am looking forward to being
involved in this organization," said
Cassie Montero, a tourism, recre-
ation and sport management junior.
"It's very rare that you find an orga-
nization that hits so dose to home."
The group does not intend to
collect chapter dues but instead in-
tends to apply for funding through
Student Government.
The organization will meet each
month, and the possibility of be-
coming a founding member is open
to all UF students.
"Our goal is to get awareness out
there," said Wilsman. "Child abuse
is prevalent and a huge issue around
the world. We are the future parents
of America, and it is so important to
get this information out there and
make a change because we can."






THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 u ALLIGATOR, 5


Senators' families go extra mile for moral support


By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

Student Government's top of-
ficials lead hundreds of constitu-
ents at UF but at the end of the


day, sometimes they just need eled to Gainesville to support the
their mommies. budding leaders at their election
The parents and friends of Tuesday night.
Josh Weiss, the Student Senate's Weiss' parents came from
new president, and Sam Green, Orlando to watch their son make
the Senate's No. 2 official, trav- a bid for the Senate's top posi-


Andrea Morales, Alligaior Staff
Beth Weiss, mother of the Student Senate's new president, Josh Weiss, helped her son move into his
office after he was elected Senate pro tempore in Spring. She returned for Tuesday's election.


tion. He ran unopposed and won
the spot early Wednesday.
"They've seen the work that
I've put in since I've got to
school," he said. "They wanted
to be there to see me try to do
something big with my life."
Weiss, who said he had not
seen his parents since the sum-
mer, felt "immense pride and lots
of joy for being able to share this
accomplishment with them."
Green's. mother and two
younger brothers also traveled
from Orlando, while his best
friend visited from Florida A&M
University in Tallahassee.
"Family is an important value
to (me)," Green said. "We try to
support each other as often as
possible."
Green said he was "humbled
and honored" to have support-
ers present at Tuesday night's
meeting.
He and Weiss, who ran unop-
posed for their new positions,
are not the first SG executives to
invite family and friends to their
elections.
Lauren Mierley, a business ad-
ministration senior and a former
Senate president, said the sup-
port of her friends was especially
important when she won her seat
in Spring.
"It's nice to have people who


will unconditionally support
you, regardless of politics,"
Mierley said.
She said one of her Delta
Gamma Sorority sisters, whose
21st birthday was the same night
as the Senate's election, came to
the meeting to provide moral
support until its end at 3 a.m.
"It's nice to have people
who will unconditionally
support you, regardless of.
politics."
Lauren Mierley
former Senate president

After their daughter was
elected, Mierley's parents trav-
eled from their home in Fort
Lauderdale to help her move into
her Reitz Union office and cele-
brate the "hard work we had put
into assuming those positions,"
Mierley said.
"Running for a Senate leader-
ship position, you really need a
support group to support you
because it gets intense and stress-
ful," she said. "Any mother of
any senior Senate leader under-
stands how much pressure it is.
No one is sleeping, no one is eat-
ing properly. It's nice to have the
moms come and help you out."


If signed, bill could force Internet gamblers to fold


* REAL MONEY WOULDN'T BE USED.

By VANESSA BORGES
Alligator Contributing Writer
Web gamblers should get out while they're
still ahead in the wake of the U.S, Senate's leg-
islation that seeks to ban Internet gambling.
The provision, passed Sept. 30, was at-
tached to a larger bill meant to tighten port
security.
After the bill passed in the Senate and the
House of Representatives, it was presented


to President Bush on Oct. 3. If passed into
law, it will make the processing of payments
between U.S. customers and online gaming
companies illegal.
UF sophomore Glenn Jones, who said
he gambles a few times a week, believes the
biggest reason the government-wants to stop
online gambling is because taxation is difficult
because most online gambling sites are based
outside the country.
"I think the motivation behind the Senate's
ruling is based on overseas profits and the
evangelical constituents represented by many
congressmen, especially the Republicans,"


Jones said.
PartyPoker.com, one of the largest online
gambling sites, will suspend all real-money
gaming business with U.S. residents, ac-
cording to the board of PartyGaming Plc.
Gamblers will not be able to use
Student credit cards online to pay wagers,
Life but they can still play for fun,
without money.
This legislation hits home, as Internet gam-
bling is some UF students' source of income.
Tourism, recreation and sport management
senior Kevin Monaghan, who made it into the
World Series of Poker in July, plays for serious


cash.
"I don't play for dimes and nickels,"
Monaghan said, adding that he pays for most
of his living expenses and college classes with
the money he wins playing online poker.
Monaghan said the most money he has
won in a day is about $20,000.
Both students and gaming Web sites are
frustrated by the government's decision.
Mitch Garber, the chief executive officer
of PartyGaming, said he is disappointed that
horse-race betting, state lotteries and other
online gaming activities were protected under
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This Fall, for the second time in two semesters, the
Alligator chose not to endorse a slate of candidates for
Student Senate.
We don't make a habit of abstaining. But Swamp, Action
and Pants, the three parties vying for control of Student
Government, left us no choice. Their platforms brimmed
with corny slogans, vague stances and empty promises
- everything but solid positions on the issues that count.
But not to worry. At our ombudsman's suggestion, we've
drafted our own blueprint for a leaner, meaner, more effec-
tive SG. So without further ado drumroll, please allow
us to present the...


2006 Alligator Platform

Let's start with voting specifically, true online voting.
We support it. So does 85 percent of the student body. Even
SG Supervisor of Elections Brian Aungst, the paper ballot
man, says it would boost turnout. So what's the holdup?
When six students out of seven don't bother to vote, it's
not just embarrassing it's a full-blown crisis. SG must do
something about it. Now.
Then again, setting up an online voting system might take
a while. In the meantime, get rid of those "I VOTED" stick-
ers. They seem so innocent, so wholesome, so civic-minded
- but they're actually the linchpin of the Greek machine.
Take them away, and suddenly the Interfraternity Council
can't tell who did his fratty duty at the polls and who didn't.
Chaos!
Speaking of elections, let's scrap UF's electoral districts in
favor of proportional representation. How does that work?
Instead of voting for a specific candidate in a specific district,
you vote for a party wherever you want and the party
with the most votes gets the most seats.
In other words, if the Greeks take 50 percent of the vote,
they get half the Senate. If the non-Greeks take 25 percent,
they get a quarter. And so on, all the way down to small
parties that don't stand a chance under the current system.
As an added bonus, you can say goodbye to gerrymandered
districts. Proportional representation is easy, simple and fair
- everything SG isn't.
Next, let's trim the fat. According to the SG Web site, there
are 44 cabinet directors. That's ridiculous we'd cut it down
to a dozen. First on the chopping block? The Orange and Blue
Cabinet, the Freshman Leadership Cabinet and, of course, the
Banquet Cabinet. Like most of SG, these organizations exist
to pad someone's resume, not to serve the student body.
While we're on the subject, no more student money for
SG banquets. Or trips. Ever. The same goes for leadership
conferences, retreats, hotel rooms, fancy lunches, balloons
and confetti. If it's fun -if it even remotely approaches be-
ing fun SG types can pay for it themselves.
Besides, SG should focus on things that really matter
- things like tuition and the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences. We'd lobby for a 10 percent tuition increase this
legislative session, with all proceeds earmarked for CLAS. SG
usually opposes tuition hikes, but with UF's biggest college
in dire straits, we all need to make sacrifices.
It's not easy for SG to affect university policy with just one
vote on the Board of Trustees. But as UF students' elected
leaders, SG could wield a powerful.bully pulpit if it would
just speak up. To that end, we invite Student Body President
John Boyles to publish an open letter to the administration
- once a month, on this page voicing students' concerns.
But that's not all. Twice a semester, SG should host a
forum with UF's academic officers. This Fall, we suggest
Provost Janie Fouke and CLAS Dean Neil Sullivan haul
them on stage, toss them a microphone and let students grill
them. At least it would be fun to watch.


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Is it 'People Euthanizing Tiny Animals'?


ou know them as an endless source of gory, dis-
turbing pamphlets. You recognize them by their
fragile builds and judgmental stares. You've seen
them on campus and maybe in your nightmares.
They're your friendly neighborhood People for the
Ethical Treatment of Animals. And there's something
you don't know about them: They're total hypocrites.
Yup. PETA employees killed more than 14,000 pets
between July 1998 and the end of 2005 at their Norfolk,
Va., headquarters more than five a day. PETA doesn't
run a shelter, but it ostensibly refers "every healthy, cute,
young animal" to area shelters. They'll even drive to
your house and whisk Mittens off to a wonderful new
place, free of charge.
Unfortunately, that wonderful place is animal heaven.
Pet owners call PETA hoping to find a home for an
animal. Maybe it's a puppy they can't take care of. What
they don't know is that the animal is euthanized right in
.the PETA van before it even leaves their house.
No matter how you feel about animal rights, I hope
you're against an organization that euthanizes pets and
throws them in Dumpsters. And PETA doesn't even deny
it.
Write them an e-mail I did and you'll get a
sickening form letter that says, "Most of the animals we
receive are broken beings for whom euthanasia is, with-
out a doubt, the most humane option." The letter doesn't
explain how nearby shelters find homes for almost three-
quarters of the "broken beings" they receive.
PETA president Ingrid Newkirk says PETA's goal is
"total animal liberation." That means no control over
or use of an animal by anyone, anywhere, ever. Not for
food, entertainment, friendship, assistance or life-sav-
ing medical research. Pet adoption perpetuates animal
domestication, which PETA will not tolerate. So, rather
than use their nearly $30 million annual budget to take


care of animals, PETA destroys
them instead.
The sad part is that many
people like me not necessar-
ily animal-rights types would
gladly get behind an organiza-
Patrick B t tion that supported animal wel-
Patrick Barrett fare. I would pay an extra dollar
Grin and Barett a pound for happier, healthier
letters@alligator.org meat. But no one in his right
mind could support PETA.
PETA's offenses are shocking.
It compares the slaughter of chickens to the Holocaust,
openly advocates arson and violence against law-abid-
ing restaurants, and targets six-year-olds with pamphlets
that read, "Your mommy kills animals!"
PETA has also called shark attacks on children "re-
venge" and asked Yasser Arafat to avoid harming ani-
mals with suicide bombings. Apparently people aren't
animals. Oh, and before I forget, PETA members also
fund, support and defend domestic terrorist groups.
Don't believe me? I don't blame you. But it's all true
- just check out PETAKillsAnimals.com for more infor-
mation. PETA exists because of two things: donations
and its tax-exempt status. It would have neither if its
exploits were better-known. So what can you do?
Spread the word. Buy a T-shirt, tell your family or at
least sign the online petition. Let people know about the
support PETA gets from celebrities like Pink, The Black
Eyed Peas and evil personified Bea Arthur of the
"Golden Girls." The more people know, the sooner funds
will start to dry up. And when you see those PETA guys
on campus, tell them how you feel. You know which
finger to use.
Patrick Barrett is a Russian junior. His column appears
on Thursday.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Today's question: Will U.S. Wednesday's question: Should
troops remain in Iraq until 2010? UF combine this Fall's undergradu-
ate commencement ceremonies?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


22% YES
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Letters to the Editor
Humanity needs humanities-
In his Wednesday letter, Genay
Jones claimed that the solution to
CLAS' budget crisis is to allow
the sciences to stop supporting
the burdensome humanities. But
Jones' letter itself is a testament to
the merits of the humanities.
I wonder who taught him how
to draft that argument surely it
was a physics teacher. And what a
lovely classical reference to Atlas
- obviously taken from chemistry
class.
Jones' words prove that the
humanities are essential to modem
civilization and not simply an
outlet for those "living in the lap
of luxury." The Alligator cartoon
printed on the same day as his
letter alluded to the classics as
well, likening UF President Bernie
Machen to the Roman Emperor
Nero. Surely, the Alligator's audi-
ence is not limited to the wealthy.
I make no claims that the sci-
ences or engineering which
Jones neglected to mention is a
sepatite college altogether are
unimportant. That would be arro-
gant, wouldn't it?
It's arrogant to assume that
any discipline is more important
than another. Life without Homer


would be
Edison.


as hard as life without
Brooke Rich
president
Eta Sigma Phi
classics honor society


Students need Bright Futures
The Bright Futures Scholarship
is why I am at UF. Bright Futures is
why most of my friends are at UF.
Why shouldn't we be rewarded for
our achievement?
Nowadays, grades and test
scores are minor factors in apply-
ing for scholarships the main
requirement being, of course, need.
I'm all for need-based scholarships,
but the vast majority of scholar-
ships already fit that description.
Bright Futures is the only schol-
arship available to most students
that is purely based on achieve-
ment. It would be a step back in
education if Florida decided to
spend its scholarship dollars only
on those in need. I agree that UF
needs higher tuition, but at least
give middle-class students what
they're getting now and let us pay
the difference.
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Gliding high
Mouhamadou Mansour, 9, leaps for a flying disc thrown by his mother on
the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday evening. Mansour and his family
came here from Senegal to learn English.


Reznik said one student in his class
read an essay about the "oppressive" ar-
chitecture of Turlington Hall, where many
CLAS courses are held.
"Being outside can be a conducive envi-
ronment for learning," Reznik said. "They
really seem to like it."
The sun came out as Reznik lectured
over the noise of beeping vans and mov-
ing buses.
Amelia Schmidt, a history and religion
senior who brought blankets to class, said
her classmates support the teach-out.
"It gets the point across subtly but pow-
erfully," she said.
UF's administration should consider
the work the college has done when it div-

Senate president,

SENATE, from page 1

I'm just trying to motivate them and em-
power them in Senate."
Weiss will be heading a Senate that con-
sists mainly of members of his own party
- the Swamp Party.
But he said he doesn't know if a Swamp
majority will make it easier to.pass legisla-
tion.
Green, the Senate's new president pro
tempore, said he thinks it may be easier to
pass bills about familiar topics that appear
on the Swamp platform.
"A lot of the issues are already on their
minds," he said. "The majority of students
elected them, so they represent the con-
cerns of the majority of students."
As pro tempore, Green said he plans to
make himself available to listen to the 90
or so senators' concerns.
The best way to be successful in the
Senate, Green said, is to have "questions
always being answered and ideas always


vies up money, she said.
Noah Mitchell, another student, said he
enjoys being outside and supports Reznik,
but he doesn't see the correlation between
learning outside and protesting.
"Being outside can be a conducive
environment for learning. They
really seem to like it."
David Reznik
graduate student

"I'm going to graduate soon, so it
doesn't really affect me," the family, youth
and community sciences senior said.
"Here Friday, okay," Reznik said at the
end of his class, as students brushed grass
off their pants and folded blankets. "Office
hours are right here."

No. 2 take seats
being heard."
Weiss agreed, adding that his fellow
lawmakers will be the key to his success
as president.
"The Senate will get things done be-
cause of the people in Senate, not just me,"
he said. "My job is to lead and motivate
people and give them guidance so that
they can collectively
-Student make a difference for the
students."
Weiss added that he
has high hopes for his
term as president and for the senators
serving alongside him.
"I want bills to be passed, action to be
taken," he said. "I want (senators) to be in-
volved with what we do in Senate because
they want to be, not because they have to
be."
Though no one competed against Weiss
for his new job, Sen. Pedro Morales initial-
ly said he would run against him Tuesday
night.
But he ultimately decided that the job
was too time-consuming, he said.


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said.
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shirt and an "I'm a pagan" sticker,
Fontanet said that members of the
gay community feel pressured not
to be noticed.
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"There are a lot of allies out
there, and this is a friendly en-
vironment," Fontanet said. But
there is plenty of room to make it
friendlier, she said.
More than 250 T-shirts were
given out, and about 80 shirt-
wearing students gathered at the
fountain in front of Criser Hall at
3:45 p.m. to take a picture.
Afterward, there was a celebra-
tion of National Coming Out Day
held by the Office of LGBT Affairs
in Peabody Hall, where attendees


enjoyed food and drinks.
All of these events are part of
Gainesville Pride; a community
celebration taking place this week.
Pride culminates Saturday, when a
parade and other activities will be
held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the
Downtown Plaza, Fontanet said.
There will be tables and tents set
up as well as music and food.
Fontanet was pleasantly sur-
prised with the large turnout for
Wednesday's events.
"It was overwhelming, the
support," she said. "I was as-
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Existentialist play opens at UF


By CARLY BLUSTEIN
Avenue Writer

"Waiting for Godot" is
more than just a paly you may
have read in high school. It is
more than simply a story of
two vagabonds with nothing
else to do but wait.
Tomorrow night, UF will
transform Samuel Beckett's
classic play into something
even more than it already is.
For some, like Bradley
Cherna, a UF theater fresh-
man, the performance will
mark a beginning, as it will
be his first role in a collegiate
performance.
For others, such as master
of fine arts students Marisol
Sanchez Baez, Usman Ally
and Christopher Rovente, it
will be a grand finale, provid-
ing their thesis roles and the
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studies.
For all, it will be a celebra-
tion, as it commemorates the
100th birthday of the late
playwright Samuel Beckett, as
well as the 50th anniversary of
the show's U.S. debut.
Director Ralf Remshardt,
an associate professor of the-
ater, has chosen to make the
UF production stand out by
using a less common version
of the original script, found in
"The Theatrical Notebooks of
Samuel Beckett."
This script is one that was
previously used in a perfor-
mance directed by Beckett
himself in Berlin.
This play is also different
because it will be performed
on a round stage, which cre-
ates a huge challenge for the
actors, as well as a unique ex-
perience for the audience.
Remshardt felt that it
would be
a way to
establish
intimacy
with the
audience
and to make
them feel
as though
they were
stranded in
an inescap-
able loca-
tion.

"People
should go
see 'Waiting
for Godot'
because it's
the most
important
play of the
modern
era," said
Remshardt.
'It's what
'Hamlet'
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forms during a was to the
ng for Godot."


e An exhibit celebrating the works of
Marsden Hartley opened at the Har
Museum on Oct. 3 and continues
through Dec. 31. The diverse exhibit
offers something for everyone.


Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
Marisol Sanchez Baez plays the character Pozzo during the dress rehearsal for "Waiting for Godot"
on Tuesday evening. The play will run from Friday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 22.


Renaissance. Secondly, it's
funny. In all of the horseplay
and clowning around, the real
meaning sneaks .up on you.
It's somehow thoughtful in
spite of itself."
"You start to recognize
parts of yourself," said
Usman Ally, who plays Didi.
"It's not your average play. It
shows the best and the worst
in humanity."
Ally is currently an MFA
student working on his thesis
role as Vladimir.
Originally from Swaziland,
he came to the United States
to attend Lewis and Clark
College in Portland, Ore., for
his undergraduate studies in
theater and cultural anthro-
pology.
At UF, he has made a name
for himself by starting the
One Nation Hip Hop Theatre,
as well as through his roles in
"The -Bacchae," "Sideman,"
"Hamlet" and "Yofi Never-
Can Tell." In the future he
hopes to intern at a com-
munity outreach theater in a
large city like Los Angeles or
New York.
Ally has already worked in
many plays with Christopher
Rovente, who plays Estragon.
Rovente is also a master of
fine arts student working on
his thesis role. He attended


undergraduate school at the
University of Birmingham in
upstate New York. After he
finishes at UF, Rovente plans
on returning to New York for
an internship at which he will
teach acting to opera singers.
"I think the play has
a lot more truth to now,"
said Rovente. "Rather than
people thinking, 'Oh God, it's
Beckett, I had to read this in
high school,' they may find it
touching. It's always good to
look at the human condition
in different ways."
While Vladimir and
Estragon are the main focus of
the show,
they are "People
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by one
equally CQUSe it's the
important play of the
character
named Ralf
Pozzo,
played by Marisol Sanchez
Baez, and his doglike com-
panion Lucky, played by se-
nior Justin Redfern.
Sanchez Baez, who is now
working on her thesis role
as well, graduated from San
Diego State University.
She has performed in
many UF plays in the past
three years, including "The
Bacchae," "Lysistrata" and


"I don't do nudity. I just don't. Maybe
that makes me a bad actress. Maybe
I won't get hired in some things. But I
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She plans to go to Seattle for
an internship after she fin-
ishes school.
"Not only is it part of the
theater canon it is a very
honest play," said Sanchez
Baez about "Godot." "There
are also highly talented ac-
tors. It is not common to see
three graduate students share
the stage at the same time,
along with one senior under-
graduate. It is a great cast,
and there is a lot of energy on
stage. So, come and see a play
about waiting."
"Waiting for Godot" will
run from
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until
most important Sunday,
modern era." Oct. 22,
at the
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Theater in the McGuire
Pavilion. All shows except
Sunday matinees will begin at
8 p.m., while the Sunday mat-
inees begin at 2 p.m. Tickets
can be purchased at the Reitz
Union box office and are $9 for
UF students, UF faculty and
staff, and senior citizens, and
$13 for the public. Gainesville
residents no longer have to
wait for godot.


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Love more important than friendship in the long run


I recently received this letter:
You know how the saying goes:
"Chicks before d---s." But is it really that
clear-cut? What happens when your friends
don't like your iiiu! iic~ but you know he is
good to you and therefore can't help but love
him? What happens after the friendship ends,
and you are left feeling lonely and hurt but
with a wonderful man whose shoulder you can
cry on? Why should you let the guy of your
dreams go because of your friends? Why do we
need their acceptance?


Dear Maria,
As with most matters of the heart,
things are rarely that clear-cut.
I always find it strange when M
friends don't like each other's Magan
significant others. Why don't
they like him? Your best friends,
it would seem, have your best
interests at heart, and when
they don't like the person you're
thinking about, talking about
and spending time with, that's
generally something to consider. Maybe
they see something you don't?


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Us


It sounds to me like this isn't the case.
In high school, one of my best friends
became enamored with her new (older)
boyfriend, and they began this
McDowell whole existence that didn't
include me. She spent time
with him and his friends, and
he never hung out with ours. I
t, didn't like him, and he didn't
like me.
I felt like he changed her,
limited her and so forth. They
stayed together throughout college, and
now they're married. Clearly, it didn't re-


ally matter what I thought, and I learned
to accept them.
So I recommend that you trust your
instincts. Let your friends share their opin-
ions, but do what makes you happy. They
might think he changes you or monopo-
lizes your time, but even if that's true, it's
not their business.
Of course you'll miss your old friends,
but who is ultimately more important?
Five years from now, who do you think
you'll still be in contact with?
To write to me or submit your guest col-
umn, write to advice@alligator.org.


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Hartley exhibit offers insight on artist's mind


By KELLY SEREIKAS
Avenue Writer

Visitors at the Ham Museum last
Sunday learned about a man who
fought to find his identity as an
American artist during the 20th cen-
tury. Dulce Roman, the Ham's cura-
tor of modem art, led guests on a tour
of the visiting exhibition "Marsden
Hartley: American Modem."
"He was an artist who was always
struggling," Roman said.
He lived during a time shaped by


two world wars, American urbaniza-
.tion and advancing technology. In
his personal life he dealt with bouts
of depression, financial troubles, the
deaths of several loved ones and
societal alienation because of his ho-
mosexuality.
The exhibit, which runs through
Dec. 31, features 37 paintings and
16 works on paper, and is divided
into four parts that follow his artistic
transformation.
Hartley was interested in ex-
pressing nature's emotional aspects


through vibrant colors. "There's this commingling, of
"He called this 'trying to render Christian iconography and her im-


the god-spirit' in his
work," Roman said.
He also painted
portraits, such as his
"One Portrait of One
Woman" as a tribute
to his friendship
with Gertrude Stein.
Hartley's portrait is
not an illustration of


There's this c
of Christian i
and her import
on te

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Stein herself, but group of symbols
addressing parts of her personality.


portance placed on
ommingling tea," Roman said. "So
iconography it's kind of a joke."
tance placed Not all of Hartley's
ea. works were so -play-
ful. For example,
oman when Hartley trav-
m curator eled to Berlin, he be-
came very close with
German Lieutenant
Karl von Freyburg. The two were
supposedly lovers, and Hartley was


devastated when von Freyburg was
killed. Roman said he became ob-
sessed with German military regalia,
creating nearly 40 works based on it.
There is something for everybody
in this retrospective exhibition. Art
enthusiasts can enjoy Hartley's use
of different techniques. People who
lived during the time period can
identify with the historical content.
"Marsden Hartley: American
Modern" is part of a collection of the
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at
the University of Minnesota.


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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 13



Newspaper offers cheap methods for curbing boredom


1 hat's black -and white and .good for
more than just reading all over?
You're holding it.
Besides serving as your information-packed
daily dose of news, opinions andboredom-sav-
ing entertainment (i.e. the crossword puzzle), a
common newspaper can be' used in uncom-
mon ways. It's not just for folding into hats,
cutting into dolls or using for messy papier-
mache projects anymore.
Before you throw it away, there are plenty
of creative yet surprisingly useful ways
to reuse a newspaper.
For example, you can stuff it in your wallet
and make it look really fat to fool everyone into
thinking that new minimum-wage job is going


really well. fectly matches typed font. Then you can save a
You can hide behind it when you're on the ton of money on printer ink by handwriting all
bus and that creepy, nerdy stalker kid who has of your papers.
a crush on you is about to notice you You can practice stapling, test
sitting there. Jenn Pfaff out that new paperweight or make
You can wear it as a bib in a fancy sure your scissors still cut and pens
restaurant. still write.
You can use it to teach your dog You can keep it in your bath-
how to fetch. room as reading material and emer-
You can roll it up and use it as a agency toilet paper.
megaphone to shout obscenities to You can use it as gift wrap. (At
blind refs at football games. least use the unfinished crossword
You can cover your car with newspaper puzzle to show you really care.)
pages to keep it spotless. You can fill your room with crumpled
You can practice writing capital letters by newspapers and have fun swimming in a sea
tracing headlines, until your handwriting per- of words.


You can start a fire with it, since the written
word has a history of being burned anyway.
You can use it to master your origami skills
and impress your friends by giving them
little paper swans, footballs and airplanes for
Christmas gifts.
You can use it as a dartboard and aim for the
writer or article that pisses you off the most.
You can stuff it, in your shirt to look more
muscular, or fill your bra for a free boob job.
Heck, you can appear more intelligent just
by walking around with a folded newspaper
tucked under your arm.
But the best thing you can do with a news-
paper? Read it. Learn from it. React and re-
spond to it. That's why we do what we do.


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14, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006


Sad music can be cathartic in times of sorrow


s I write this column, I am sitting
on the floor of the Jacksonville
-- International Airport, after having
missed my flight to New York City to see
Sufjan Stevens. I'm on standby for a 6:20 a.m.
flight. It's 4 p.m. right now.
I'm mad I'm also feeling kind of
gloomy.
In keeping with my mood, I put on the
song "Hopeless," by the Wrens. Why do we


often tend to listen primarily to sad Davi
music when we ouurselves are -Xid? It
seems counterintuitive, something -
that would press us farther into the
downward spiral. It makes sense to
actually write sad music when you
are sad, as it could provide a cathar-
sis of sorts, but merely listening to it
doesn't seem to have the same effect.
Remember when Seth and and Summer


id Low "broke up" on the OC? Seth stayed
in bed listening to sad Bo\ z II Mlen
songs all day. That didn't really
help him get up[ and win Summer
back. It was ryan's friendship that
S got Seth on his feet.
It's possible that we in fact want
to wallow in our sorrow, which
isn't necessarily a bad or unnatural thing to
do. While it may not help us feel better im-


mediately, sad music can be fodder to our ears
and feelings until we realize that we're being
ridiculous and need to get over whatever it is
that's plaguing us.
Another possibility is that we listen to these
songs because we find ourselves identifying
with the lyrics, the music or both.
Misery loves company, but with music you
don't have to actually talk about your feelings.
I'm such a man.


Band helps build houses I : n C r


By SHEM FLEENOR
Avenue Writer

These 20-something musicians are.
critically acclaimed. Their talent and
longevity helped them collaborate with
Ken Andrews, producer for former
Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell..
Their accolades could easily lead to self-
absorption, or at least complacency.
But Colourslide, a local rock quartet, is
much too humble for that.
"We're just four guys who love music,"
said drummer Steve Julian. We're just f
Guitarist Dean Newman
said: "We write songs people
can relate to, to grasp onto in Steve
a positive way. But we're not Colourslik
reinventing the wheel."
They are, however, build-
ing houses.
Newman first volunteered for Habitat
for Humanity nearly a decade ago, when
he was a student at the Trilogy School in
Gainesville. Habitat for Humanity is an
organization that builds houses for low-
income families.
"We-'ould have donated to Red Cross
:r March of Dimes," Newman said. "But
this way, people who donate money can
actually see their money building houses
here in Alachua County."'
Some of proceeds from Colourslide's
next performance will benefit Habitat for
Humanity. The band is hoping to donate
$1 for each person who attends the concert,
but they must first pay promoters, door-
men and the like.
"I don't care if we don't get paid,"
Newman said.


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"Yeah, we're used to that," bassist Joe
Palmer chortled.
The band's one hope is to put on an
enjoyable performance and do something
that will positively impact the community
for years to come.
"We hope people go away from the
show thinking that the community is so
much more than just UF," Palmer said.
"This is our way of supporting the com-
munity that supports us."
Big 10-4, Woodale and Obsession Day
are opening the show Friday at Abbey
ur guys who Road.
Tickets are $7 in ad-
usic vance and $8 at the door.
ulian Advance tickets are avail-
drummer able at Blockbuster video,
Gator's Dockside and CD
Warehouse.
"We want people to have a fun night,"
Newman said. "But more importantly, we
want people to feel like they came together
and did something important, something
useful for the community."
Although the band has earmarked at
least $1 per patron for charitable dona-
tion, they've convinced T-Mobile, local
Budweiser distributor Burkhardt Sales
and Service, Gator's Dockside, Alter Ego
Fitness, Campus USA Credit Union and
Kiss 105.3 FM to make contributions to
Habitat for Humanity regardless of atten-
dance. INsite magazine gave the band free
ad space to promote the event.
"The more, the better," Palmer said.
"More people means more money for
Habitat for Humanity."
But don't be fooled by their humble phi-
lanthropy. They're still a rock band.


Common Grounds, live music: Silent Films, Loud Music, Ceramic Cats, Monitor,* 0
members of CYNE, Beat Buttons and Fiya, plus special guests, 8 p.m., $5
Reitz Union Cinema, film: "Cache," 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., free
HippodromeTheatre, film: "Loving Annabelle," 7p.m., 9 p.m., $6.50
Downtown Plaza, film: "The Blue Butterfly," 8 p.m., free

10.12

Abbey Road, live music: Colourslide, Big 10-4, Obsession Day, Woodale, 9 p.m., $8
Black Box Theatre, in the McGuire pavilion, play: "Waiting for Godot," 8 p.m., $9
Common Grounds, live music: Girl Talk, The Ettes, 10 p.m., $8
The Side Bar, live music: Voice of the People, Joe Beats with Sage Francis, Black Lungz
with One Drop, Dedalus, Science Non Fiction, 9 p.m., $5

10.13

Common Grounds, live music: Wolf Eyes, Auk Theater, John Wiese, 10 p.m., $8
1982 Bar, live music: Adam's Out, The Hint, Anderson Explains, Ted, Man Down!, 8 p.m.,
$5
Hippodrome Theatre, film: "Half Nelson," 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $5 for students

10.14

Common Grounds, live music: The Factor, Crush Your Cupcake, Lyndon, Edan Archer, 4
p.m.
Hippodrome Theatre, film: "Half Nelson," 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., $4.50
10.15

1982 Bar, live music: The Chariot, August Burns Red, Destroy the Runner, 12 Gauge
Valentine, Inhale Exhale, 7 p.m., $10

10.16

Common Grounds, live music: Man Man, Morningbell, Keith Welsh, 10 p.m., $8

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Local band Sister Hazel a mystery to young and old


By DAVID LOW
Avenue Writer

My roommate's mom called the
other day.
She asked my roommate if she
was going to the Homecoming
parade, which my roommate had
told her featured Sister Hazel as
grand marshal. While moms may
not always be entirely up-to-date on
musical happenings, its hard-to find
fault with my roommate's. Because,
seriously, who listens to Sister Hazel
anymore even if they are from
Gainesville?
I traveled to the Best Buy on
Archer Road to find out.
As I pulled into the parking lot, I
could see that something was going
on. They had one of those inflatable
flapping guys and a tented booth
- both of which were owned by
Domino's Pizza and a greeting
party of about 11 Best Buy employ-
ees who were trying their best to
look enthusiastic, bless their hearts.
As I walked toward the door, the
tour bus pulled up. No one got out
of the bus. I waited for about 10 min-
utes and decided to go inside.
Upon'entering the store, I was
surprised to see more people than
I had expected: about 75 to 100
people. What kind of person knows
about an in-store Sister Hazel gig


Marvin Halelamien / Alligator
Gainesville band Sister Hazel signs its latest album, "Absolutely," for crowds lined up in Best Buy at
Butler Plaza on Tuesday afternoon.


at noon? Apparently a lot of young
girls and 30-year-olds on their lunch
breaks.


The band members finally
walked through the sliding front
doors of the store and sat down at


their stools.
"This is the first day our record
has been out," said vocalist and gui-


tarist Ken Block. "We've never been
more excited about anything we've
recorded."
After more joking and "banter,
they launched into "Mandolin
Moon," the first single from their
new album, "Absolutely." It's not
a bad tune, but it doesn't seem like
anything new for the band.
"You guys mind if we play some
classic Hazel?" Block said. Yes, he
referred to his own stuff as 'classic
Hazel."
The band started up "All for
You," the dne song that everyone in
the store knew the words to.
As I listened, I remember hearing
that song on a school bus during a
class trip to the zoo. I associate Sister
Hazel with raccoons. I can't help it.
After "All for You," it seemed as
if the crowd lost a little bit of interest.
I lost interest and went off to buy the
new albums from The Decemberists
and The Hold Steady
Sister Hazel packed it up- after
just five songs..
It wasn't that bad of a show, but
personally, my favorite part was
watching the reaction of retirees as
they entered the store.
"Eh? What's this then?" I over-
heard one gentleman say. "Must
be some kind of rock 'n' roll non-
sense."
Well said, sir. Well said.


Two former Gators return to Common Grounds Friday


By SHEM FLEENOR
Avenue Writer

Exuberance, style and enthusiasm are per-
haps their most refreshing quality.
The Ettes, a Los Angeles-based garage
band that includes two former UF students,
are performing Friday at Common Grounds.
"It's like an angel punching you in the
teeth," said Maria "Poni" Silver, 28, a native
of the Queens borough of New York, of the
band's sound. Silver, said that she had never
played drums before joining the band.
"I never get tripped up on drum solos,
intense fills or rack-tom mania," she said.
"Although I assure you that one day I shall


have a circular wall with a spinning throne.
I play the music simply and purely, and
that's what works best for our band and our
sound."
"I don't find it to be as
throw-backy as a lot of people It's like an ar
might suggest," said guitarist you in t
Lindsay "Coco" Hames, 24, of
Winter Park. "I just wear cool Maria -P
dresses. We're pretty modem Ettes
kids. We're electric and young
and have a lot of energy."
Like Nancy Sinatra's, the band's boots are
made for walking. Until recently, those boots
marched the trio's members to their day jobs
each morning. But lately they've been catch-


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ing more and more frequent glimpses of Los
Angeles' limelight.
"I would say we're outsiders, so to speak,"
Hames said. "We play all the good venues, all
the good festivals, all the good
el punching shows, have great fans and a'
e teeth great draw, but in the 'scene'
there is just something differ-
il" Silver ent about us. We're definitely
umer the weird kid in school who
draws unicorns and mumbles
under her breath a lot."
They pretend to be geeks, but the band is
really more like the humble, brainy-but-popu-
lar girl who finishes a close second for home-
coming queen, just behind the cheerleader


with the perfect smile.
Its popularity should continue to grow
during its U.S. tour a tour that has brought
Hames and bassist Jeremy "Jem" Coheri, 26, a
New Jersey native, back to Gainesville.
Cohen, graduated cum laude from UF with
degrees in anthropology and history. Hames
was studying English when she left school to
chase her dream.
"It's a great scene," Cohen said. "You've
got a ton of kids who like rock music, a lot
of venues to play. It's a great base for regional
Southeast."
"There are so many friends we're excited to
see, so many people excited to see us," Coco
said. "It's going to be a great show."


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unfurnished

Luxury Across from UF
Reserving for Fall
2/2 W/D, Alarm
D/W, Pets Ok
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12-6-72-2

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12-6-72-2

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unfurnished

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006


ALLIGATOR
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For Rent
unfurnished

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

5 MINS TO SHANDSIUF 2BR
1BA mobile homes starting at $625/rent,
w/d hookups, new flooring
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 10-13-34-2

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

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.
352-495-0101 10-23-21-2

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

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Janl*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease *All Inclusive
373-9009
S12-6-42-2

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

Separate studio apt on warmblood breeding/
training farm in Micanopy. $550/mo + utils.
Some work/exchange &/or horse board
available for experienced person. Nice at-
mosphere; great experience. 352-591-2474
10-16-10-2

1 AND 2BRAPTS
avail in downtown historic district. Ceiling
fans. Central heat/air. No dogs. First, last,
sec. 378-3704 10-24-15-2

NANTUCKET WALK
Walk to UF
Luxury 212 condos
MODEL NOW OPEN
For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
www.nantucketwalk.com
386-462-7179
10-20-11-2

LOCATION / NEWLY REMODELED AVAIL.
NOW 2/1 Apts., less than a 5 min. walk to
campus, bus routes, off street parking. $520-
$600.338-2769 / 494-1188 10-12-5-2

WALK TO CAMPUS!
1.5 miles to UF. Studio apt in Pairiewood.
Only $450/mo. Call 352-215-5155 10-13-
5-2

JUST REMODELED -'NW efficiency cottage
near downtown, enclosed courtyard, water
paid, $450. www.Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 10-31-17-2

Spacious 2BR/1 BA in lovely historic building.
Walk to UF. High ceilings, hardwood floors,
fireplace. Immaculate & freshly painted.
$750/MO Water included. 378-4684
10-13-5-2

1BR/1BA townhouse AVAILABLE NOW. 3
different bus routes. Pets welcome. Walk-in
closets. Ample parking. Fenced in backyard.
Furnishing avail. Will give over deposit &
$100 to take over apartment 813-356-8346
10-20-10-2

2BR/1.5BAAVAIL IN 3BR/2.5BA- Hawthorne
Reserves on Newberry Rd. Fireplace, 10 min
to UF, W/D, pool w/clubhouse, gym, alarm
system, all new appliances. $500/mo/rm Walt
954-328-8421 Avail Jan 1st 10-16-5-2







THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 1 ALLIGATOR, 17


U For Rent
unfurnished

Perfect for short or longer visits (business,
medical, vacation or town's special events).
Furn house 7 min. drive to Shands Hospital, 5
min. bike to UF. Close to everything. Catering
avail upon request. Call 352-375-6754
10-24-10-2

Furnished or unfurnished short term lease.
Very clean 3BR/2BA house at NW area for
singles or couples with no children. No pets
allowed. Sorry Section 8 is not accepted.
352-375-6754. 10-24-10-2

2/2 DUPLEX
Close to university. New kitchen, wood floors,
washer & dryer, private backyard.
Campus Realty 692-3800 10-31-15-2

Leasing Luxury 1/1 for Springl
Close to campus*Great prices! 367-9910
Aspen Ridge Apartments
12-6-40-2

JUST OFF 34th on 19th Ave.
Possible roommate situation. 4BR/2BA.
Brand new. $1300/mo. Call for showing 954-
817-9101 10-17-5-2

1BR/1 BA NEAR CAMPUS.
All new appliances. Avail. Jan 1, 2007. $600/
mo. Call 904-687-0634 or 352-213-3943


|I Roommates


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

1BR/1BA MASTER BR
in 2BR/2B3A avail immediately. Rent
$400/mo. Call 305-332-6566 or email
yttek@hotmail.com 10-16-20-4

Liberal male roommate, NS, for 2BR/1.5BA
condo. Furn, close to Shands & UF. $400/mo
S+ 200 sec dep + 1/3 utils. Call 352-378-0027
as for Frank or Iv msg. 10-20-20-4

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

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
10-13-14-4


10-17-5-2 ROOMMATE WANTED
3BR/2BA house. $450/mo. Near campus.
Cam pus Realty For info call 305-525-6469 10-17-10-4
Great homes for rent in the Female roommate wanted for 3 nice girls.
UF area! 352-692-3800 4BR/4BA apartment close to campus. $480/
http://rentals.campusrealtygroup.com mo Everything included. Available immedi-
12-7-37-2 ately! Call 610-331-6478 10-17-10-4


WALK TO UF
Brand new condo at St. Charles Place. 1BR
available for spring lease. CAMPUS REALTY
692-3800 10-18-5-2

SPYGLASS
Individual Leases; Furniture Packages Incl.
Washer/Dryer; FREE Hi-Speed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd. 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
10-27-12-2


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SINGLE BEDAPARTMENT PRACTICALLY
ON CAMPUS!!!. Windsor Hall, Building B;
SW 8th Street and 13th Street. A 20 minute
walk to the center of campus and only for
$650 a month. Cell Phone 561-901-8335
10-17-10-3

FALL & SPRING SUBLEASE.
Spacious 1 BR in 2BR apt. Private BA,
walk-in closet, minutes from UF. Girls only.
Call Allie 305-725-3901 after 6PM
10-13-7-3
TIRED OF ROOMMATES? Looking for an
apartment to yourself, in a quiet enviorn--
ment? 1BR/1BA. 5 minutes to campus. Call
352-514-2614 for information. 10-20-10-3

1/1 nov or sooner $680 p/mnth no fees w/d
pool sauna hot tub huge fitness cntr free
aerobics classes free tanning walk-in closet
can furnished pet ok 327-1312 10-25-10-3

Avail ASAP! 1BR in 3BR, female only. Royal
Village, 3 blks to UF! $460/mo all until incl.
Clean & close, DW & W/D in unit. Katie
727-418-8097, kedavdll27@yahoo.com
10-25-10-3


91 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


1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at Boardwalk. $382/
MO +1/2 cable & utils. Clean responsible
roommate wanted. Share w/male grad stu-
dent. $175. redec. fee, $150 sec. dep,
Serious callers only Call 979-422-2222
10-18-5-4

Single room in a two story house. Room has
private screened patio and access to fenced
back yard. Includes W.D, Walk to UF. $325
plus utilities. 386-527-6714 10-18-10-4

1BR/1BA in townhouse in Haile Plantation.
$550/mo incl cable, internet & utils. Call 239-
410-786 10-13-5-4

2 females needed in a large 4BR Victorian
style house in Duckpond area. $550/MO.
Dogs allowed. Non-smokers. Nice neighbor-
hood. Internet, cable TV. Call 352-745-2939
10-13-5-4

Roommate wanted to share 3/2 on 5 acres.
PETS/HORSES NEG. W/D, internet, utils all
incl. Close to SFCC & UF & hospitals. $545/
mo 352-278-0162 10-17-5-4

Roommate wanted!
All-inclusive living; dishwasher, full washer/
dryer, pool. Immediate move-in. 352-373-
2000 10-25-10-4

Sublets and Rooms Available .
All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.MetroRoommates.com
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 10-12-1-4


|l 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


8 1 Real Estate


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









OCTOBER OPEN HOUSES! Newly reno-
vated 1 & 2 BR units starting at $99,900
(as is at $86,900). Steps from Shands, VA,
Dental & more. $3,000 Closing Cost Credit
w/Preferred Lenders. Join us Friday (10/6)
from 2-4:00, or Sat (10/7) & Sun (10/8) from
10-1:00. Contact Tom Bellucci 352.538.6498
or Steve Clark 352.328.8311at Coldwell
Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors 352.372-5375
10-31-72-5


F-i

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 10-31-72-5


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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).
10-31-72-5



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 NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 10-13-41-5



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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NEW CONSTRUCTION


LE)$ND

LF A ,i.T 'VOO. CO L I( I:i1 I I U LI;.I

2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes-from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedroom 2 Y2 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

0000*5 MIN TO UFO****
3BR/2BA, gar, FL rm, wd firs, vaulted ceiling,
fenced yd. Exc cond. Avail now. Financing
possible 3642 NW 7th PI. $219,000 352-373-
6080 or 352-281-4774, jab39@bellsouth.net
11-17-47-5








COUNTRY CLUB LIVING
COLLEGE PRICES!
1,2&3 BR condo's from the low $100's.
Pool, tennis, fitness & more.
Call for office hours (352)371-9555.
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
www.windsorparkatuf.com
10-31-16-5

For Sale-1998 MOBILE HOME
2BR/2BA, W/D, fridge, large deck, shed,
small pets allowed. $14,500. 321-750-3598
10-19-7-5


a*| Furnishings D


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


] U11 Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for
$160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789
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 FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy Sell 12-6-72-6


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18, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12,2006


1ll Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

* Nice entertainment center, large $75 *
full size bed $50 electric vibrating recliner
$75 record collection over 500 LPs $95 *
portable sewing machine $40 lawn mower
$50. Call 335-5326 10-17-8-6


00 REFRIGERATOR
in excellent condition. $200.
00 WASHER
in excellent condition. $125.
284-1537 10-17-5-6


* Computers


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


At O inmputEr_ ,EEirmLi

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

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






1-8-110-7

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 .....m
12-6-72-7

GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix it for $44
- Home/l6rm 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


SIll Computers


Desktop Dell Optiplex Intel P4,
3GHz/504 MB 37.1 GB/CD-RW/DVD-RW
ViewSonic AirSync/15 in Flat Monitor/
Laser Print-Scan/2003 Win XP Pro
$600 Heidi 283-5933; hbowman@ufl.edu
10-18-10-7

* l 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.
10-12-20-8

36 inch SONY TRINITRON TV
Very little use, awesome for sports, video
games, or home theater. Cost $1100 new,
asking $500. Call Joe 352-262-6258 10-
17-5-8


* 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 UNIVAVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-6-72-9


1 For Sale


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

*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red,- green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
12-6-72-10

*@***0 PS2 00@00
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

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

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
10-18-15,10

*TAILGATE SPECIAL*
2002 Custom 40' Endeavor Motor Home.
Fully loaded. $135k firm. Call 352-331-9614
10-12-5-10

******GATOR TIRES******
Show your spirit with "University of Florida
Gators" on the whitewall of these tires. About
70% tread left. Size P255/70R16. $325
OBO. 321-297-0888 for details & pictures.
10-12-5-10

Buick Century St Wagon 96, Prismacolor
marker set $32, Epsom stylus print/scan
$96, heavy wk table 5'L $77, office chair $50,
comp desk/hutch, wheels 5'h $95, bike $32,
fan 3'5"h $23, microwave $14 386-462-3071
10-13-5-10

GARDEN POTTERY Wholesale
Over-sized outdoor glazed pots. 1 DAY
ONLY. Saturday, Oct 14th, 8am to Noon. 281
NW 46th St. 1 block south of Newberry Rd.
10-13-2-10


) ml Motorcycles, Mopeds) I


***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

2004 YAMAHA R6
Great shapes. Never been laid down. Power
commander kit system, & full titanium arada.
Less than 9,000 miles. Needs two new tires.
$4200 352-498-7691 10-16-5-11 -

HONDA VF750C MAGNA'94
4 cyl, 4 stroke, 750cc, 1-owner, excellent
condition, garage-kept. 49K miles. $3200.
Call 352-665-0629 to see. 10-16-5-11

XING 49cc Green SCOOTER
Price: $750. Average speed: 35-40 mph. 75-
90 mpg. Contact: Jerremy Miller 561-214-
1785, m111@ufl.edu. 10-17-5-11


*t Autos


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

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

****FAST CASH****
Clean. Running or Barely Running-
CARS, TRUCKS
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
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!
1 Motorcycles, Mopeds HONDAS, CHEWS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
mi o)rcyces, VOpe) For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-6-71-12


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


BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

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


Autos


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

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

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

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

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

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

2003 MITSUBISHI EXLIPSE GS
Extra clean. $7600/OBO. Call 352-256-3263
10-17-10-12

1994 HONDA Civic Auto,
A/C, CD, tinted windows, clean, 146K miles,
Runs Great! $1850 Call Don 352-215-7987
10-18-10-12

1997 NISSAN ALTIMA SE
SEDAN, A/C, 5 speed, black w/gray cloth,
aluminum wheels, power everything,
107k, clean, $3,400 OBO 352-514-1800
frankiev@bellsouth.net. 10-18-9-12

1996 Geo Prizm LSi
1.6 Champagne. 5 speeds/Manual. 4 doors.
110 K miles. A/C. Runs great. $2200 OBO.
Call 352-246-8596 10-13-5-12

95 Honda Del Sol Convertable.
Excellent shape. Automatic. 70,000 miles
$5,500 Call 372-2548 10-23-10-12

1989 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER
Landau good cond. 55k miles, new tires,
power windows and locks, leather seats.
$1500 OBO. Call Thomas at 352-988-3564
10-17-5-12
* IMPORT AUTO FOR SALE *
2003 LEXUS 430 SC!
Gorgeous black convertible, run flat tires,
33k mi. Excellent cond. $41,900 284-1537
10-17-5-12

2005 SCION XA RS1, 5 SPEED RED, PWR
ROOF, # 197 OF 1550 MADE IN USA.
VERY RARE. 14,500 MILES. FACTORY
WARRANTY, BEAUTIFUL CAR. CELL: 717-
468-7460. $13,900 NEG. 10-20-5-12


*Ca Wanted 9

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

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays .only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area 10-16-
80-13


*m Wanted


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
10-16-80-13

WANT TO BUY
Pre1980 COMICS & BASEBALL CARDS
GATOR & SPORTS MEMORABILIA
Pre1975 GATOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS
COLLEGE PLAYER RINGS
352-281-1571
11-6-40-13

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STUDY
Adults who stutter & adults w/typical speech
needed for study of speech & language.
Must be at least 18 yrs old & a native
speaker of English, w/normal hearing. Time
commitment about 1.5 2 hrs. Contact:
Maisa. Email: mhajtas@csd.ufl.edu. Phone:,
352-392-2113 ext 292 10-13-5-13

*i Help Wanted


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

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

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 12-6-72-14

CNA CLASS: $250! leam @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
12-6-72-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
6-72-14

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

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

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

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

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in 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 .
Orat any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14







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*21 Help Wanted

$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


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


* l Help Wanted


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


VALET ATTENDANTS
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call ourjobline 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


TCBY Now hiring
Apply in person at Thomebrook 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***
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


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We've sat where you're sitting now. We've worn your beaten shoes and tasted
college for all its glory. But there is one thing we've done that you have yet to
experience-life after college. Yes, there is life after college and it starts right
here at Sunbelt Rentals-the nation's fastest growing equipment rental company.
We didn't become this way based on our equipment alone. It takes bright minds
to supply the country with the most trusted machinery. With ambition like
this, we might have more spirit than the cheerleading team. And that's
a lesson that will really stretch your mind.

NOW HIRING: Sales Professionals SUNBELT
Apply online at www.sunbeltrentals.com/careers
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i Help Wanted


No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
HearAgain CDs & DVDs
818 W. University Ave, 32601
10-31-44-14

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

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

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

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

Earn $800-$3200 a month
to drive brand new cars with ads placed on
them. www.AdCarKey.com 12-6-48-14

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
10-24-20-14

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


NEED CASH?
Hiring Drivers & In-store staff
Fill out an application in person at
Five Star Pizza 210 SW2nd Ave.
10-17-14-14.

GRAPHICARTIST & IIS pro wanted. Start to-
day. Send your resume to michael@college
towntechnologies.com or call 843-816-5337
to set up an interview. 10-12-10-14

*DANCERS NEEDED*
Private dance co. Great for students, great
pay; fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 10-31-23-14

X-MART ADULT SUPERCENTER
Now hiring, all shifts.
Apply in person
3510 SW 13th St. 11-30-40-14

HOMEWORK TUTOR
for 7th grader with ADHD. Mon-Fri, 2 hour
minimum $8.00/hour. Mileage negotiable.
Experience with ADHD kids preferred. Call
472-9391 after 7PM. 10-13-10-14

HELPER WANTED HOUSE RENOVATION
& UPKEEP (PAINTING, LANDSCAPING,
ETC). Part time, flex hours. Must have car
& cell phone. Pay rate -of $8/hr minimum,
higher for skill & experience. Call 338-7670
10-19-5-14

SALES CLERK
Part time. Call Sandy's Consignment
Boutique 372-1226 10-17-10-14

THE GELATO COMPANY
Hiring scooper-sandwich line. Please call
352-262-9627 10-17-10-14


SEll Help Wanted


CLASSIC CARWASH
3010 SWArcher Road.
NOW HIRING GUYS AND GALS.
10-18-10-14

NANNY JOBS
Six jobs available in Gainesville NOW.
Full time $$ Part time $$ Afternoons.
Noah's Ark Nanny Agency 376-5008
10-25-15-14

Now hiring for ALL positions at
BOTH ZAXBY'S LOCATIONS
Contact Boris @ 338-0555 (Archer Road) &
Mike @ 376-8700 (43rd Street) 10-18-10-14

HOMEWORK COACH WANTED
for bright, very nice 8 yr-old boy in 3rd grade.
HasADHD & delayed visual perception & fine
motor skills. Flex hrs. Morr-Th & Sun. Email
elderme06@yahoo.com or call 331-8163
10-18-10-14

PT DRIVING VEHICLES $8/HR
Must have good driving-record. Call 352-373-
7535 10-12-5-14

FIVE STAR PIZZA
PIZZA MAKERS & DELIVERY DRIVERS
Must be available to work late nights & week-
ends. Apply in person at 2300 NW 39th Ave
10-13-6-14.

BIRKENSTOCK
Sales asscociates needed. Looking for fun,
outgoing, and responsible people. Flexible
hours, computer and web experience a plus!
Located in the Oaks Mall Plaza. Please
call 331-5008 or come by for an application!
10-12-5-14

WAREHOUSE STAFF!!
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the
Gator Sport Shop. 10-13-5-14

Pre PT, Pre OT, Nursing students
Flexible hours for care of an elderly woman
requiring total care at home $12/hour. Call
Stephanie for more info 339-6976 10-20-
10-14

BARBERS & COSMETOLOGIST
***ABSOLUTELY HAIROOO -
1115 W. University Ave. 352-380-0304 10-
13-5-14

Health Benefits Reps Wanted- PIT- F/T
Work from Home. Set your own hours
Excellent income potential. Pays Daily. Must
have home office set up. Visit:
www.freedomathometeam.com/40396939
or call: Nellie (352) 281-7228 10-13-5-14

NATIONAL CALL CENTER is looking for
customer service representatives hiring all
shifts available: Apply within: 1830 NE 2nd
Ave. or email:cgonzalez@callust.com must
be able to type 30WPM 10-27-20-14

Clubhouse Grille across from YMCA.
Now Hiring waitstaff. Come between 2-4PM
Monday-Friday for applications 10-20-10-14

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is look-
ing for dedicated individuals to fill a part time
8AM-1PM and full time positions as Call
Center Operator. Position responsibilities will
include answering telephones, data entry,
and other receptionist duties. The position
will require some nighttime hours as well
as weekends. Applicants should fax a cover
letter and resume to 352-334-7763 or fill
out an application at 4039 West Newberry
Road, Gainesville, FL 32607 EOE/DFWP
10-16-5-14

LifeSouth Community Blood Center is hir-
ing energetic people to help maintain the
community blood supply! Representatives
will be responsible for contacting blood and
platelet donors by phone and scheduling
appointments. The starting pay is $6.50/
hour with immediate earning potential up to
$11.50/hour. Please fill out an application at
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039
Newberry Road, or call 224-1740 before
5PM EOE/DFWP 10-23-10-14


m i .Help Wanted


HOUSECLEANER NEEDED
2 visits per month. $25 per visit. Call Karen,
Tree City Properites. 352-373-2648. 10-17-
5-14

3 NEW NIGHTCLUBS

BARTENDERS, SHOOTER GIRLS,
COCKTAIL SERVERS, BEER TUB, PRO-
MOTERS, DJ'S, SECURITY, DANCERS,
MODELS. INTERVIEWS- TO BE HELD
10/12,8PM SHARP CLUB MIAMI/ TEXAS
BULL/ BUMP NYC 238 WEST UNIVERSITY
AVE, GAINESVILLE 10-12-2-14









Can you program, design and develop cus-
tom websites? Do you have professional
experience? Would you like to work with
an award winning company? Please send
a resume by 10/20/06. We are hiring now!
jobs@352media.com 10-20-8-14

CALICO JACKS
Now hiring for all positions. Apply in person
M-F, 2-4pm. 3501 SW 2nd Ave. 10-17-5-14

Two positions available- computer database
expert for data base entry and mailings and
administrative assistant. Must be seeking a
degree in this field and have strong refer-
ences. Christian Evangelistic Organization
- office 25 minutes south of University. MUST
HAVE STRONG REFERENCES. Email re-
sume to youthnow@aol.com 10-24-10-14

Looking for
CASHIERS AND COOKS
at SUBSATIONAL SUBS, 3312 SW 35th
Blvd. Call at 352-374-4830 or post resume at
arorapkj@yahoo.com 10-16-4-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS
for FLOWER SHOP. Drive company van. PT
w/some weekends. Apply in person 635 NW
13th St. Ste C 10-17-5-14

Rapidly growing and innovative internet
company seeks technical writes and
data gatherers. Come and join our cutting
edge research team! Send resumes to
dbusch@netenforcers.com 10-24-10-14

02B Kids in-house marketing dept. seeks
professional with exp. in event coordination
(planning, scheduling, staffing, & executing
off-site & in-house events) & graphic design
(design, layout and creation of printer ready
posters, flyers, magazine ads, web ads, sig-
nage and retail). Adobe Illustrator. FT Some
weekends and evenings req. Fax resume:
352-338-9658 or call 352-338-9660 x 16.
10-13-3-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
FT Salary + Commission
Fax resume to 352-374-7293
10-31-15-14

DISHWASHER/PREP COOK
Up to $8/hr depending on exp. Needs to be
motivated w/desire to advance. No calls, ap-
ply in person 65 S. Main (Next to Bar One)
10-20-7-14

Customer Service Position
Flexible hours, full-time available. Monday-
Friday, no weekends. Experience a plus.
Applications, call for directions 376-4803
10-18-5-14

FRONT DESK CLERK
The Gainesville Inn & Suites is currently
accepting applications for front desk. Apply
in person 4021 SW 40th Blvd. Gainesville.
10-18-5-14
THE FLOUR POT BAKERY
Artisan bakery "hiring enthusiastic sellers,
baker, and sandwich staff. Located in Tioga
Town Center. Fun working atmosphere. Call
359-3521. www.TheFlourPotBakery.com
4A0I 1851


BACKYARD BURGERS
Now hiring, part time & full time crew & man-
agers. Apply in person @ 3400 SW 34th St. Classifieds...
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20, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12,2006


Ml1 Help Wanted


CHANGE CHILDREN'S LIVES FOREVER
WHILE YOU
EARN MONEY FOR COLLEGE!
AmeriCorps Alachua County READS!
.FT get Living All. + Health,
and Education Award
PT get Education Award.
Call 955-7455 or stop in at
Kirby-Smith 620 E. Univ., Room 209
10-17-3-14

BARN HELP NEEDED
Mornings & evenings, Saturdays & Sundays.
$7.25/hr. Must have experience w/horses.
352-4722991 10-18-5-14

***SUBWAY OAKS MALL.ee
Happy, energetic, fast, reliable, honest
people. No hot greasy fries! No grease
traps. Call 305-773-3592 11-9-21-14


UN Services


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

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 12-6-72-15

** BELLY DANCE **
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
Personal 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.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 12-6-72-15

FOIL HI-LITES,
1/2 head $65. Full head $85
Hair extensions, shampoo, cut, style $25
HAIR BY GLENDA (352) 258-8431
10-13-36-15

SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM o
Boarding $275/mo 0 Lessons/English 0
Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm.
466-4060 12-6-72-15

***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE***
Specializing in African-American hair.
Relaxers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more.
Healthy hair specialist. Call Tamesha or Pat
377-0026 or 514-3086. 5 SE 12th St.
12-6-85-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 12-6-72-15

MATH TUTOR
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
10-20-50-15

MATH TUTOR UF Masters
Call for appt. Leave Message 376-2351.
Beginnerto Advanced $26/hr. Hank Wilcox
10-16-25-15


* Services


**BRAZILIAN WAXING**
$45 (5th wax FREE)
Attractions Spa & Tan
352-375-3145 352-376-6008
10-26-20-15
Do you need to RENT SPEAKERS? Maybed
MICS for your organization? Having a
BANQUET, PARTY OR MEETING? Call
S.S.P. 352-281-2290 or visit www.soundsys
temprofessionals.com. 10-27-20-15


EXPERT PROOFREADING AND EDITING
for your thesis, dissertation, or term paper. 1
Prompt, high-quality service. Just $2/page.
www.proofpositivepapers.com 10-30-20-15

HOT FREE PARTY-LINE
1-712-858-5010 18+. LD toll only.
10-30-20-15


GETA 4.00 GPA!
New info. shows how to
get top grades in all
classes and a 4.00 GPA
every semester!
www.brainhut.net/GPA.html
10-13-5-15

1 Health Services

ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
12-6-72-16
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
12-6-72-16
THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
12-6-72-16
ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
352-372-1664 www.breadroses.com
12-6-63-16

0 Ladies, get fit, get fun, get nature! O
Ride San Felasco bicycle trails with Don as
your guide! Tighten up and lighten up! Only
$2 entrance fee. Call 352-215-7987
OSorry filled up! Call for Waiting List.0
10-18-25-16

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.
GET THE FACTS. GET TESTED FOR HIV

NATIONAL
LATINO AIDS AWARENESS DAY
Latinos continue to be affected, representing
1/5 of HIV/AIDS cases in our country.

FREE HIV TESTING DAY
(You do not need to be Latino)
Confidential HIV counseling & testing
Using the new OraQuick Advance
finger stick test wait only 20 mins for result
Monday October 16th from 5-8pm
The Alachua County Health Dept
224 SE 24th St. 352-334-7960
Call to schedule your FREE test.
Other health info & screening also available

10-16-10-16

ADOPTION
A warm, caring, loving, financially secure,
happily married couple long to share their
love with your child. Stay at home mom &
prof dad promise a happy & secure future.
Expenses paid. Call our attorney, Stan
Brenner, BAR #260101. Confidential.
1-800-362-9660
10-26-15-16


FREE DIABETIC SUPPLIES! MEDICARE
PATIENTS! Call Us Toll Free (866)294-
3476 and receive a FREE METER! Am-Med
Quality Diabetic Supplies. 9-6-1-16


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
12-6-72-21


STyping Services FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres


SAME DAY SERVICE: transciption, typing,
apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletters,


lyrs,aud, louos. resume seIvilU I ylr
xp. 24 hr turnaround. Connie 271-2677.
0-17-10-17


* l Personals


ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)


GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
12-6-72-18

FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Ave 375-3752. 12-6-72-18

VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
12-6-72-18

*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
12-6-72-18

LOOK TALLER
with our height increasing insoles. Fits in
most shoes, http://americaninsoles.com
10-26-15-18


* Connections


Want to make a connection? Place your ad
here to look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love

Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call the
Matchmaker free @ 373-7272, 24 hrs. Great
way to meet cool people and it works. Chat
live with others. 12-6-72-19

28 YO attractive Thai lady would like to meet
kind honest genuine man for serious relation-
ship, age not important. Please write to P.O.
Box 1836, Bang Rak Post Office, Bangkok
10500, Thailand. 10-13-5-19


*2 Event Notices


IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!

ME SOOOOO HUNGRY!
Want FREE PIZZA for a year?
Enter to win & get a sweet deal at:
www.banzai.com
11-29-30-20

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SPRING BR** EAK**
SPRING BREAK ADS
SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
IN THIS SECTION
******3-9-87-21
3-9-87-21


*3 1 Tickets



Sell your tickets
Top dollar paid. 352-871-5027. 12-1-74-22

GATOR ALUMNI
NEEDS TICKETS to all Florida Gator
Football games. Please call 352-870-5681
Top Dollar$ Paid. 10-18-20-22


Call for the best group rates! FLORIDA/GEORGIA
352-338-8408
12-6-72-21 Tix wanted Paying $100&up
Local pick-up, cash. 1-877-596-1234
Rocky Creek Paintball 10-25-20-22
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 WANTED UF vs GA TIX
4-25-143-21 Will pay top dollar. Jax buisness seeking


Travel with STS to this year's top 10
Spring Break destinations! Best deals
guaranteed! Highest rep commissions. Visit
www.ststravel.com or call 1-800-648-4849.
Great group discounts. ARC Exempt. 10-
31-50-21

Shotgun Sports-Skeet-Trap-5-Stand
Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat
Sun-1 PM-DUSK-Guys-Gals-Families
UF-Students-Memberships-Discounts
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AUBURN, from page 23

all the difference.
"Normally, you want your quarterback to get 3.5 seconds
[to throw]," he said. "If not, he can't get the ball off on time.
You [need to be able to] count, 'One 1,000; two 1,000; three
1,000,' and have time to throw the ball.
"He just needs to keep battling."
Irons' turf toe has hampered the offense as well. Throw in
nagging injuries to starting center Joe Cope
S: (sprained right knee) and starting tight end
Cole Bennett (sprained right ankle), and it's
no wonder Cox and Co. have struggled.
'While Cox and Irons should be healthy
for Saturday's dash with No. 2 UF, Cope
and Bennett will sit out.
Frustration from it all has some belea-
Irons guered Auburn fans blaming the woes on
Borges' conservative play calling.
The offensive coordinator disagrees.
"People are making it seem more disastrous than it is,"
Borges said. "It's disastrous when it's habitual. That's when
you have a problem. If you keep showing up every week and
you're not moving the ball, then you have to re-evaluate what
you're doing schematically and personnel[-wise].
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However, the problem is not
just with Hetland.
Every player needs someone to
push him, and right now Hetland
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boils down to recruiting, and the
Gators have done a horrific job
recruiting kickers of late.
For now, Meyer and several
UF players have expressed their
confidence in Hetland. Of course,
when you're winning and scor-
ing touchdowns like the Gators,
everyone's happy.


Hetland needs to be replaced.
If nothing else, it will motivate
him to get better.
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and tell me how wrong I am.
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the game is on the line, how
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 l ALLIGATOR, 23


Auburn attack, Cox hit offensive midseason snag


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
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M1urph\v's Law has been a'bitter success in
Auburn.
Once upon a time. quarterback Brandon Cox
was a blo.ssoming star running back Kenny
Irons was a Heitran Troph\y contenderr and the
Tigers' offense was a n el-oded machine
Not so thisyear at I lest not recently
A shocking 2--10 loss at the hands of
Arkansas last week high-
lighted a culmination of
problems for Auburn's
attack.
S'. "Last week, the roof
caved in on us a little
bit," said offensive co-
ordinator Al Borges, who described his offense
as "pathetic" after the game. "Against Arkansas,
nobody played well anywhere. We played a
poor football game; we really did."-
Like it or not, Cox has found himself at the
center of Auburn's recent swoon.
The junior entered the 2006 season sharing
the Southeastern Conference quarterback spot-
light with UF's Chris Leak. And why not?
Taking over for standout Jason Campbell last
season, Cox surprised the SEC by passing for
2,324 yards and 15 touchdowns en route to a 7-1


conference record.
But the starter lost heralded receivers Devin
Aromashodu, Ben Obomanu and Anthony MiT h\.
Courtney Taylor has been the lone dependable
receiver this year and it has showed.
In six games, Cox has passed for a mediocre
. five touchdown and hto interceptions
The Tigers hate scored a combined 34 points
in their last two games
"He's not playingbad he lust has no1t been
outstanding," Borge.s -aid "Ve're -till .uterLne
a lot ..,f the irpercu.ssion. of the growing pains
frnm lomLng recei\ ers. There s going to be a void
there no matter how you cut it."
Receivers have hardly been the lone prob-
lem.
Cox has been constantly clobbered by op-
ponents. Auburn has surrendered 18. sacks this
season, including five against Arkansas.
The vicious hitting took its heaviest toll
against LSU, when Cox sprained his knee and
ankle on his left leg, which he uses to plant and
throw.
"It's a little frustrating," Cox said. "I haven't
really been able to throw using my legs it's all
the upper body. Then the tape job they did on
[my ankle] really restricted my mobility."
Irons continues to compliment the line's play
but admits one second of protection can make
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Meyer won't kick Hetland's starting job


* THE SENIOR HAS
MISSED 4 FIELD GOALS.

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

UF kicker Chris Hetland
made clutch kick after clutch
kick, splitting the. uprights
with something important at
stake his job.
The senior, who has yet to
make a field goal in a game
this year, made all of his at-
tempts at Wednesday's prac-
tice, solidifying his starting
spot in Coach Urban Meyer's
eyes.
"Hetland's still kicking,"
Meyer said. "He had a good
day ... He's kicked in the sta-
diums before, and he's done a
good job. We've just got to get
him one."
They've gotten him four
tries so far this season, and the
senior has missed all of them.
Utah State joins No. 2 UF (6-0,
4-0 Southeastern Conference)
as the only teams in Division
I-A yet to make a field goal.
Still, Hetland remains posi-
tive heading into Saturday's
game at No. 11 Auburn (5-1,
3-1 SEC).
"I'm doing it in practice,"
said Hetland, who has fended


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Imagine this scenario in Auburn on
Saturday night: 3 seconds on the clock
and the Gators trail by two points with
the ball on the Auburn 30-yard line.
In comes kicker Chris Hetland to at-
tempt a game-winning field goal.
Now, how confident are you that
Hetland splits the uprights and preserves
UF's undefeated season?
It's a scary scenario for any Gators fan,
mostly because it's all too real.
Through six games this season, Hetland
is 0-4 on field goal attempts, putting UF in
the same category as 1-5 Utah State the
only other Division I-A team without a
made field goal.
Despite the senior kicker's strug-
gles, Coach Urban Meyer announced
Wednesday that Hetland-will remain the
starting kicker.




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off a push from senior Eric
Nappy in recent weeks.
"Something's just going on.
I'm not hitting the ball bad.
I'm not shanking these things,
It's just [missing by] frac-
tions."
Saturday's miss in UF's
23-10 win against LSU was no
shank.
For the second consecutive
week, Hetland barely missed
a 36-yard field goal wide left.
He certainly didn't lack confi-
dence-heading into the kick..
"What I said right before
when I was jogging out for this
one [was], 'Hell yeah, finally
I'll get to break this streak of 0-
fer," recalled Hetland, whose
other two misses from 47
and 52 yards out came at
Tennessee on Sept. 16.
On Sunday, Hetland went
out to UF's practice fields and
kicked by himself.
A day later, Meyer praised
his lonesome kicker.
The coach continues to sec-
ond-guess his decision to go
for it on fourth down in field-
goal range against Southern
Miss.
"You make personnel
changes when a guy is not
invested," Meyer said. "Chris
Hetland is as invested as any
person on this team.
"No one's beat him out."


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UF kicker Chris Hetland looks at a replay during Saturday's LSU
game. Hetland has missed all four field goals this season.


k opportunity to demote struggling kicker


"You make
personnel changes
when a guy is not
invested," Meyer
said. "Chris Hetland
Antonio is as invested as
Gonzalez any person on this
Going Going Gonzo team."
agonzalez@alligator.org Maybe true.
Hetland spends
extra time after
practice kicking field goals, watching film
and working with coaches.
Hetland said he's watched tons of film
and can't find anything wrong with his
mechanics.
"For hours, I'm looking for something,"
he said. "That has nothing to do with the
reason that I've missed."
That sounds more mental than physi-


cal.
It has been six games that's half a
season. It's time to replace Hetland.
Junior Joey lijas has looked pretty good
on kickoffs, so why not give him a shot?
Besides lijas, there are four other kickers
on the roster. What's the worst that could
happen? If they miss, that's nothing new.
"No one's beat him out," Meyer said.
That's a sad state when the No. 2 team
in the country can't find a semi-reliable
kicker.
Though Hetland's beating them out
in practice, that's not the same as a game
- you can't simulate 90,000 people
screaming. If you don't give someone else
a chance, how can you ever know how
good they are?

SEE GONZO, PAGE 21


Vitale brings


vitality to


hoops, UF

orgive Dick Vitale for outliv-
ing the world around him.
Forgive the 67-year-old
for adding 200 milligrams of caf-
feine to your televised men's col-
lege basketball games.
Forgive him for attacking life
headfirst and donating time to
charitie- and children.
If you must blame him for
something, ask him to upgrade his
catchphrases.
For example, "Get a T.O.,baby!"
now translates to, "File for Chapter
11 and lose games, baby!"
"M&Mer" is the name of Phillip
Fulmer's breakthrough diet.
"All-Windex Performer" is
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call Dee
Webb 'and
his new job
before the
year is over.
A n d
Louis "Maal ox
Anastasis Time" is the
Louis in the Bullpen sensation
lanastasis@alligator.org ou fee
you feel
when Chris
Hetland enters the game.
Still, Vitale is everything now
that he was Dec. 5, 1979, when he
called a Wisconsin-DePaul game
his first ESPN broadcast and
ESPN's first-ever NCAA basket-
ball game.
Senior citizen? Maybe when he
turns 90.
"I may be 67, but I act about
12 and I'd match my spirit with
any youngster out there," Vitale
boomed over speakerphone from
his Sarasota home.
Tonight at 7, Vitale will speak at
the O'Connell Center in conjunc-
tion with Friday night's Midnight
Madness.
Attend it, respect him, admire
him.
Just don't ask him if UF will
repeat as national champion.

SEE BULLPEN, PAGE 21


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