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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 57 """"*"" '"" ..... MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006
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SOUTH CAROLINA 16 0
UF averts Spurrier disaster
By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Staff Writer
With the shadow of Steve Spurrier hovering over the Swamp and
the man himself glaring from the east sideline, junior Jarvis Moss
held the game, the season, UF's national title hopes and the pride of
the Gator Nation in the palm of his right hand.
In one improbable instant, Moss blocked South Carolina's game- _
winning 48-yard field goal attempt, keeping the Gators within strik-
ing distance of Glendale, Ariz., and defeating the legend that has
haunted the team since he spurned UF for the NFL in
2001. With the fans roaring in pandemonium, coaches
leaping with joy and players storming the field, a
stone-faced Urban Meyer raised his hands in triumph
Football and quietly walked toward midfield.
The head coaches' postgame handshake was more
than just a greeting it was a passing of the torch.
"It means a lot. It means probably more than I'll ever give in to,"
Meyer said. "Probably more than anyone will ever know. That's how
much it means to me."
Seniors Dallas Baker and Steven Harris dropped to their knees,
bowed their heads, embraced and wept for a good five minutes.
In a week when Bowl Championship Series contenders were fall-
ing all around them, the Gators avoided the perfect storybook end-
ing the 01' Ball Coach shattering the Gators' national title hopes a
year after quashing their Southeastern Conference dreams.
Instead, the Gators survived, hoping to write a fairy tale of their
own. Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier walks away after shaking hands with UF coach Urban Meyer following the
SEE FOOT, PAGE 9 Gators' 17-16 win against the Gamecocks on Saturday.
Dean faces porn charges
By JAMES RIGNEY
A child abuse investigation landed
five men in jail and led to the opening of a
criminal case against a former UF official,
police revealed Thursday.
The Gainesville Police Department
investigation started after police arrested
High Springs resident Gary J. Norsworthy,
49, for sexually abusing two boys under 12.
He was sentenced to 40 years in prison for
capital sex crimes against minors.
Investigators from GPD's North
Florida Internet Crimes Against Children
Task Force found more than 3,300 pages
of saved online chats
on Norsworthy's com-
puter that led police to
across the country.
some of the suspects
traded child pornogra-
Shannon phy and broadcasted
themselves having sex
with victims during online webcam chats.
SEE PORN, PAGE 9
Tim Tebow and the
Gators watched five
top-10 BCS teams
lose, but it wasn't
enough to boost
the Gators to No.
3. Southern Cal
See story, pg. 23.
Opinions sought on tuition
By JOEY CHINDAMO
UF students received a survey
Thursday that could affect future tuition
policies at the university.
Student Body President John Boyles
designed the survey, which was e-mailed
to every student on their Gatorlink ac-
counts. The survey asks students for their
.opinions on higher tuition and includes,
some facts about UF's current tuition
The survey's results, could be re-
viewed by UF's Board of Trustees at its
upcoming meeting in December. Boyles,
who is a UF trustee, could not be reached
for comment by press time.
and children alike
Thursday night at
a presentation of
what will be the
See story, pg. 4.
"While we realize that your time is
very valuable, your open and sincere
responses are needed to help us under-
stand the student body's opinion regard-
ing potential tuition changes," the e-mail
Students have until Nov. 22 to re-
spond to the survey,
Student the e-mail said.
Participation is vol-
One question on the survey asks, "If
any, what is the maximum raise in tuition
that you consider fair?"
Another question asks students what
they would want higher. tuition to be
used for. Options include smaller classes,
more faculty hires and increased finan-
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International Movie Series
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series of international mov-
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Kaleidoscope Speaker Series
Reitz Union Rion Ballroom,
Christine Chen, the former
national executive direc-
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Chinese Americans, speaks
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2 bodies found
in Ocala forest
By JAMES RIGNEY
The bodies of two men were discovered Wednesday
night in Ocala National Forest.
Police found Javier I. Huerta, 20, and Gustavo E.
Olivares Rivas, 28, both of Pierson, shot to death in the
backseat of a Nissan Titan truck just north of State Road
Marion County Sheriff's Office officials said Huerta
and Rivas were close friends who worked together and
lived near each other in Pierson, which is
St a, between Ocala and Daytona Beach.
News Police officials said they are working
with Volusia County police to find out
where and why the killing occurred.
There is a history of bodies being found in the park.
In January, two SFCC students, Amber Marie Peck
and John Parker, both 26, were murdered in the Ocala
A 19-year-old from Largo confessed to shooting the
victims several times with an AK-47 assault rifle. The
victims' bodies were found by members of Parker's
In 1994 an 18-year-old Florida State University stu-
dent named John Edwards was killed and his sister
was raped in the forest. The murderer was sentenced
COL TY SCHOOLS
Program combats holiday hunger
By KATHERINE GALLAGHER
Alligator Contributing Writer
At breakfast and .lunch, pupils at Lake Forest
Elementary School don't always finish everything on their
plates. But after they return from the long holiday break in
January, the cafeteria manager knows to make extra food
because nothing goes to waste.,
"They're so hungry when they come back," said Kelley
Kostamo, partnership coordinator for Alachua County
Public Schools. "They eat all their breakfast that entire
The holiday break may seem like a relief to some, but to
the children on the free or reduced lunch plans at Alachua
County schools, it can mean more than two weeks without
the guaranteed breakfast and lunch.
Kostamo put UF's Center for Leadership and Service in
touch with ACPS this year to collect food for Lake Forest,
Myra Terwilliger Elementary School, M.K. Rawlings
Elementary School and Sidney Lanier-Anchor School.
The organization plans to collect at least 40 baskets to
distribute at Lake Forest, Terwilliger and Rawlings, along
with a bag for each of the 50 students at Lanier-Anchor, a
magnet school for children in transient families. The food is
due to the Center for Leadership and Service by Friday.
The program started last year, when Kostamo encour-
aged the mentors of-Project MASCOT to collect food for
Lake Forest, where 98 percent of pupils are on free or re-
duced lunch plans, she said.
Mary Sheffield, a guidance counselor at Lake Forest,
said that before outside collections were taken, faculty
members brought in canned goods for the pupils. She said
she doesn't know what pupils would do without the extra
"Even over the weekends, it's a problem," she said.
Hunger and poverty can affect pupils' academic perfor-
mance, Sheffield said, making her job a lot different than it
would be at a wealthier school. The free school meals are
the only food some students get, and many have no run-
ning water or electricity at home, she said.
"A lot of our kids, they're in survival mode," she said.
"Having to sit and learn is not really a priority for them."
Faith Allen, the UF student coordinator for the food col-
lection, first became aware of poverty in Alachua County
schools through CHAMPS and as last year's student direc-
tor of Project MASCOT.
"It's amazing because you walk through (the schools)
and they look fabulous," she said. "But the students in
them, the families there's economic hardship."
"A lot of our kids, they're in survival mode.
Having to sit and learn is not really a priority
Lake Forest guidance counselor
The baskets cost about $50 to fill, and the bags cost
about $20, she said. No baskets have been brought in yet,
but several groups have pledged donations.
"Hunger is definitely something everyone can relate
to," Allen said.
But Sheffield said that hunger isn't the only problem the
"When it starts to get cold, a lot of our students don't
have coats," she said. "Little things you wouldn't think of
- socks, ocean underwear."
Donations are being collected at the Center for
Leadership and Service in Peabody Hall. Requested items
are listed on the center's Web site, www.dso.ufl.edu/cls.
Anyone who would like to volunteer at or donate to
Lake Forest can contact Sheffield at (352) 955-6710.
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Exhibit of overseas telescope previews real thing
UF owns part of world's biggest telescope
By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Chuck Broward first fell in
love with stars when his head-
light burned out as he was driv-
ing across the Everglades. The
UF civil engineer and Alachua
Astronomy Club Inc. member
said he looked at the night sky
above him and was shocked.
"I was bedazzled," he said.
Broward manned one of six
telescopes outside the Florida
Museum of Natural History on
Thursday, as part
UF of a night of in-
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put on by .the UF Astronomy
Department. The event was held
to inform the public about UF's
involvement in what will soon be
the world's largest telescope.
The Gran Telescopio Canarias,
a huge telescope set to open in
July on the Canary Islands off
the northwest coast of Africa,
will provide UF astronomers and
their Mexican and Spanish part-
ners a glimpse farther into space
than ever before.
"Truly, we don't know what
we're going to find out," said
Rafael Guzman, a UF professor
and researcher. "After five years
of waiting, we're gong to start,
and we're definitely excited."
The evening, dubbed "Voyage
with the Gran Telescopio
Canarias," was free and open
to the public. It included two
lectures, several exhibits and a
group of telescopes set up by the
Alachua Astronomy Club.
At the entrance to the exhibit
was a small-scale model of the
huge telescope, which is housed
in the equivalent of a seven-story
building. The building is spheri-
cal and able to rotate to see any
part of the sky.
The telescope is partly owned
by UF, which paid $8 million for
viewing rights for 5 percent of
The telescope is special for
several reasons, including the
powerful camera equipment be-
hind it that captures both visible
light and infrared light. Infrared
light is cooler than visible light
and can be detected through the
dust that surrounds many large
Children look at a scale model of the Gran Telescopio Canarias Thursday at the Florida Museum of Natu-
ral History. The event previewed the new telescope built in a partnership among UF, Mexico and Spain.
The telescope also has 36 huge
mirrors that capture the night
The site for the telescope a
mountain on the Canary Islands
- is ideal for viewing the bright
sky without disturbance from air
heated over land.
The reason stars twinkle is
because the air above the Earth
is hot. The phenomenon is
similar to the shimmering of hot
pavement on summer days, UF
astronomer Stephen Eikenberry
said in a lecture.
Kids scurried from exhibit
to exhibit. Sam Middleton, an
engineer, showed his 7-year-old
son, Josh, how to work the infra-
red viewer, which uses the same
technology as night vision gog-
gles to "see" heat that is cooler
than what humans can see.
The heat from a heating gun
turned bright green in the view-
Back outside, the six tele-
scopes were set up for viewing
nebula and star clusters.
Broward helped with one
of the telescopes outside of the
museum so visitors could view
Andromeda, a galaxy with more
than a billion stars.
In addition to holding star-
gazing parties with his club, he
helps people build their own
"I like sharing the sky," he
Students, professors hold teach-in to protest CLAS plan
* SPEAKERS BRAINSTORMED NEW
WAYS TO PROTEST THE DEBT PLAN.
By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Martin Luther King Jr. used restaurant
sit-ins to make a statement about segre-
gation. But on Thursday, a group of UF
graduate students staged a "teach-in" to
make a statement against the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences' plan to climb
out of debt.
Speakers protested to reflect the contro-
versy surrounding CLAS' five-year plan,
which calls for reduced funds to some
college departments. The daylong session
at the Plaza of the Americas was put on
by CLASUnite, a group of CLAS gradu-
ate students who want more transparency
from the UF administration and more stu-
dent and faculty involvement in creating
a new plan.
The teach-in followed about a month of
teach-outs, in which 10 teaching assistants
held their classes outside.
A crowd of 30 UF students waxed and
waned under the afternoon sun until local
activist Charlie Grapski began his speech
demanding access to the university's bud-
get. He spoke loudly into a microphone
over Hare Krishnas' chants to catch the
ears of nearby lunch-eaters.
"The crisis is a crisis of priorities,"
He said the roots of CLAS' problem
- and the university's in general are
administrators' priorities and a shortage
of state dollars. Instead of focusing on
a quality education which includes
English and philosophy courses UF
administrators are focused on rankings,
He also said UF tries to hide how
it spends money by ensuring that the
University Athletic Association and the
UF Foundation, the fundraising arm of the
Alumni Association, are private corpora-
UF spokesman Steve Orlando said the
two corporations are private to protect the
identity of donors who don't want to be
named if they give a gift to the university.
"The crisis is a crisis of priorities."
Deeb Kitchen and Todd .Reynolds of
Graduate Assistants United, along with
Mark Piotrowski of the Labor Party, spoke
about labor issues and the five-year plan.
Other speakers talked about the divisions
the plan is causing and the programs it
Faculty Senate Chairwoman Danaya
Wright spoke about whether UF is head-
ing in the direction of its pier institutions
by reducing tenured faculty under the
Before going to the Reitz Union to
watch "Declining By Degrees," a docu-
mentary on higher education, CLASUnite
and other students brainstormed ways to
move forward in protesting the five-year
Mike Vastola, an English graduate
student and CLASUnite member, said the
group hopes to hold other events like the
teach-in and direct its objections to the up-
per UF administration.
Adrian Gonzalez, a political science
junior, said Grapski's comments about UF
fundraising methods were "very informa-
"It was something I never really ex-
pected," he said.
Tim Hussin / Alligator Staff
Faculty Senate Chairwoman Danaya Wright talks to students on the Plaza of the
Americas during the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences teach-in on Thursday.
MONDAY) NOVEMBER 13, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 5
UF names Gators alumnus to Student Affairs post
* A FORMER GATORS FOOT-
BALL PLAYER WAS HIRED.
By CHAD SMITH
A new official in UF's Division
of Student Affairs will return to his
alma mater today as he takes office
as an assistant vice president.
Ainsley Carry, who earned his
bachelor's, master's and doctoral
degrees from UF, will serve as
the university's new assistant vice
president for student affairs.
He is also a former Gators foot-
ball player, according to a press
UF's Division of Student
Affairs oversees parts of the
university including the Career
Resource Center, the Reitz Union,
Sports and the
Carry Miami native,
served as associate vice president
and dean of students at Temple
At Temple, he oversaw student
housing, Greek affairs and rec-
reation, as well as other areas of
He also led a task force to re-
spond to substance abuse at the
Before working at Temple, Carry
was the associate dean of students
at the University of Arkansas and
director of Southern Methodist
University's Department of
Multicultural Student Affairs.
Last month, Carry talked with
The Temple News about his deci-
sion to leave for UF
"When I looked at it profession-
ally, and when I looked at it from
where my heart is, my heart is re-
ally here at Temple. ... But, when
I started thinking about how this
will benefit my family, I think my
choice was clear," he said.
Multicultural sports competition includes jousting, cricket
By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Contributing Writer
Sergio Galindo is a fierce competitor.
The 13-year-old was king of the jousting
pedestal Sunday afternoon, knocking down
both children his age and older college stu-
Larissa Galante, president of the Brazilian
Student Association, looked prepared before
her match with Galindo. But after one quick
swing, Galante lost her balance and fell.
Galindo jumped down, victorious.
"I do dance and martial arts," Galante said
after her defeat. "I'm not that clumsy."
The jousting pedestal sat on the Southwest
Recreation Center soccer field Sunday as part
of the Sports Extravaganza held by UF's
Volunteers for International Student Affairs.
In addition to the jousting, the event in-
cluded a morning cricket match, a daylong
carnival and a 12-team soccer tournament in
A 500-gallon purple dunk tank with a
glass viewing window also sat on the field.
Though it was a sunny day, the weather was
chilly, and the water in the tank was cold to
the touch. Throwers used tennis balls to drop
hapless participants into the water
The Mayors' Council, the International
Center and the Department of Recreational
Sports sponsored the event along with VISA.
Yarkin Ulku, the event's organizer, said
it was designed to educate students about
cultures both at the university and in their
community. The day's activities promoted
the mingling of cultures that normally have
little interaction with each other, Ulku said.
"It's a great way to get people together,"
said UIku, who is of Turkish descent.'Ulku
also refereed for some of the soccer matches.
Teams representing many countries, in-
cluding Spain, Mexico, Greece and Turkey,
played 40-minute games. Flags from more
than 20 countries hung from a fence, visible
to all attendees.
"It's a great way to get people
Sports Extravaganza organizer
This is the third soccer tournament VISA
Though many people went home this
weekend for Veterans Day, a number of
families and students attended the event,
The sports festival marked the first time
many organizations came together for one
event. Normally, events held to celebrate
heritage and culture are separate.
The carnival, a new addition this year,
brought out many younger children. An
inflatable bounce house, free snow cones
and cotton candy gave the children plenty
In the bounce house, swarms of jumping,
sugar-filled children played with other jump-
ing, sugar-filled children.
VISA President Eleni Loupasakis said she
hoped this type of friendly interaction would
create networks of friends among different
"We're trying to build more of a social at-
mosphere," said Loupasakis, who is Greek.
The 4th annual
Founder's Day Gala
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006'
JWRU Rion Ballroom
Speakers Scott Sutton & Richard Allen
will discuss the Darfur crisis & global sustainability
*Refreshments & entertainment will be provided*
Please dress in formal attire
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Sullivan's exit doesn't
solve CLAS budget crisis
N eil Sullivan, we hardly knew ye. The embattled
dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
announced his resignation last week, but if you
think the debate over CLAS' five-year plan is over, think
again. It's just getting started.
For three years, Sullivan spent more than CLAS could
afford hiring new faculty, giving professors raises and
generally living beyond his means. His spending wasn't
extravagant. He didn't buy gold-plated microscopes or a
"grand football entryway."
If anything, he chose between two bad options.
Downsize CLAS or push it deeper into debt? It's a tough
decision and Sullivan probably would have been the
least popular man in Gainesville either way. It's tragic,
He was supposed to fix CLAS' budget, and he didn't.
He kept on spending. That's a firing offense.
Unfortunately, all the blame for this fiasco doesn't
belong on Sullivan's broad Kiwi shoulders. Far from it.
There's more than enough to go around.
UF President Bernie Machen knew about the CLAS
debt when he took office in 2004. But did he do anything
about it? Of course not. He let it ride for a year and a half
without so much as hiring a provost to oversee UF's aca-
demic spending and lo and behold, CLAS' budget went
off the rails. Big surprise.
But it gets better. When UF Provost Janie Fouke finally
took over, CLAS was still drowning in red ink. Sullivan
had failed to rein in the college's spending and if
Machen and Fouke didn't know about it, they should
have. For UF's top officials, ignorance is no defense.
Now the college is in crisis, and the people in Tigert
Hall say it's not the administration's problem. See no evil,
hear no evil not exactly a profile in courage, is it?
When Machen announced his new "Academic
Enhancement Program" last week, he wouldn't even
promise the lion's share of proposed faculty hires to CLAS,
which will certainly need them if the five-year plan goes
through. It seems he just doesn't get it.
Then again, maybe he's finally coming around. It's nice
to finally see some accountability, even if it is a day late
and a dollar short actually, make that three years late
,and a few million dollars short. But these are small details.
We're glad to see Sullivan going back to physics, some-
thing he's actually good at. And we hope the administra-
tion doesn't dawdle in finding his replacement. Whatever
happens to the five-year plan, CLAS needs someone new
at the' helm in the coming months just not Melvyn New,
But replacing Sullivan is the first step toward fixing
CLAS, not the last. We'll never get anywhere by scape-
goating one man for a catastrophic institutional failure.
Until the people at the top change their tune, there's not
much a lowly dean can do.
It's time for the administration to acknowledge its role
in this mess. Machen isn't directly responsible for CLAS,
but it's the largest college at the university he runs. If he
really cares about students, its financial health is very
much his concern. The buck stops with him.
You're the president, Bernie. Start acting like it.
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Climate change debate full of hot air
n April 28,1975, Newsweek printed an article called
"The Cooling World." As the title suggests, the
article warned that the planet was cooling down
- and that the possible consequences were far-reaching.
Twisters, droughts, monsoons and global starvation were
all predicted to be coming soon. Tomorrow, maybe.
Yet much to the dismay of scientists everywhere, in-
ternational governments didn't seem to be addressing the
problem at all. Newsweek sadly reported, "Climatologists
are pessimistic that political leaders will take any positive
action to compensate for the climatic change, or even to
allay its effects."
One solution they wouldn't consider: melting the arctic
ice cap by covering it with black soot.
Needless to say, the global and political climate has
reversed in the past 31 years. In July the soon-to-be House
speaker, Nancy Pelosi, emphasized the importance of
ensuring "that our nation takes the steps necessary to pre-
vent dangerous, irreversible.warming of our planet."
Wow, that didn't take long. This rapid transition
- from global cooling to global warming to "climate
change" gives me intellectual whiplash. I don't know
whether to cover the Arctic with soot or put sugar in
someone's gas tank.
For the record, I don't believe we're witnessing drastic,
human-induced climate change. The sun has been burn-
ing brighter and hotter for 60 years, and the polar ice caps
on Mars are melting. These are undisputed facts, and they
certainly suggest that the climate change has been caused
solely by humans.
But my aim is not to convince anyone that we don't
need to worry about the climate, ecology or humanity's ef-
fects on the planet. I just want the hotheads to cool down.
Is that so much to ask?
In an age where everyone sup-
,..-:. posedly has his or her own truth
and the only intellectual fallacy
S is passion, part of me is refreshed
'. by people's intensity on this is-
sue. "Are humans destroying the
Gerald Liles globe?" is a question with one
The Liles Files true answer and the people
firstname.lastname@example.org who think they know that answer
should be passionate about it.
It's also true, though, that every
person who's unconvinced that humans need to take radi-
cal action on the climate-change issue is not an earth-hater.
I don't want to go out and club a baby seal. I believe we
should leave no trace behind when camping, and I'm
against drilling for oil in Alaska.
Likewise, not every person convinced of global warming
- I mean climate change is part of a communist conspira-
cy to overthrow the government. Some are, but most aren't.
What I'm against like mbst people, I assume is
politicizing the issue and muddying the waters for those
trying to decide what to believe.
It's repugnant to me that some people don't think for a
moment about the consequences their actions might have
on the environment. It is no less disgusting, however,
when Grist Magazine writer David Roberts suggests hav-
ing a "climate Nuremberg" trial for the "bastards" in the
"climate-change denial industry." So those unconvinced
of a scientific phenomenon are no better than Nazis? Very
If any human action contributes to global waning, it's
hot air like that.
Gerald Liles is a history and religion junior. His column
appears pn Mondays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Is global
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S since he came to Gainesville in 2004,
UF President Bernie Machen has had
tuition on the brain.
First, he wanted to double it and
when the Legislature balked at charging
Florida residents more, he hiked out-of-
state tuition by more than 12 percent. But
he didn't stop there. Last week, Machen
unveiled an "Academic Enhancement
Program" that would charge incoming
freshman an extra $1,000 a year.
It's the latest tactic in the administra-
tion's top-10 campaign, an effort to place
UF alongside elite public schools like
UCLA and the University of Michigan.
We're moving on up, in other words
- but that deluxe apartment in the sky
won't come cheap. Is it really worth it?
After all, UF is already a top-13 state
school. A Public Ivy. A member of the
Association of American Universities.
And all for $3,206 a year.
The administration loves to point out
that the 12 schools above UF in the U.S.
News & World Report rankings all have
much higher tuition. Fine. But so do the
dozen schools ranked below us. And the
dozen after them.
Hell, UF is cheaper than some commu-
nity colleges or it would be, if students
.: here actually paid
A' tuition. Thanks to
4 "t the Bright Futures
.' Program, many
Jake Ramsey to. Throw in
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Florida Opportunity Scholarships, and
hardly anyone in Gainesville pays the
sticker price. Is that such a bad thing?
Land-grant universities were created
to provide a good education to ordinary
students, the kind of people who can't af-
ford Harvard or Princeton but still want a
degree that means something. If most of
those students get a free ride, so much
the better the point is to tilt the playing
field toward the middle class.
It's a hard trick to pull off, but UF has
struck a good balance between educa-
tional quality and affordability. We should
think twice before throwing that away.
Yes, we have to skimp on a few luxu-
ries. We have too many graduate students
teaching classes, too few academic advis-
ers and a lousy library. But you can work
a summer job making minimum wage
and pay for a year's tuition. You can get
a Stafford Loan and have money left over
That's nothing to sneeze at. In fact, it's
the model all public universities should
follow. You work hard in high school, get
good grades and the state buys you a pres-
tigious degree or, failing that, you pay
for it yourself without going bankrupt. It's
a great system.
It also explains the last decade's spike
in-college enrollment. In states with pro-
grams like Bright Futures Georgia,
for instance, with its HOPE scholarships
- enrollment has increased much faster
than the national average.
No wonder the Legislature won't let
UF raise its in-state tuition. With students
across the country sinking deeper and
deeper into debt, Florida voters are happy
with the way things are, thank you very
much. Why mess with a good thing?
Unfortunately, Machen won't take no
for an answer. He's obsessed with catch-
ing up to Michigan and the University
of Virginia. That's a shame, because they
should be emulating UF not vice versa.
Jake Ramsey is the Opinions editor of the
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done before I voted. I'd tried to vote
in 2004, but thanks to a misspelling of my
name when I updated my voter's registra-
tion, I was unable to. Could I have changed
my registration'in time? Probably, if I'd
actually tried. The truth is that I didn't care
So what's changed between then and
now? I'm more infofined, for one thing.
I took the time to listen and learn about
some of the candidates, to figure out my
own beliefs and then to see which candi-
dates shared those beliefs. And as odd as it
may sound, Facebook.com was an integral
part of my decision in this election.
Thanks to numerous groups devoted
to election topics and candidate profiles,
I learned a lot about this year's races. I'm
not so naive as to use Facebook as my
only source of information, but it was an
excellent starting point. Maybe Facebook is
good for more that just wasting time and
keeping in touch with friends after all.
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Black students respond to Penn State living index
* PENN STATE PROFESSORS
CREATED MEASURES FOR
QUALITY OF LIFE.
By DANA CHANG
Alligator Contributing Writer
Pennsylvania State University
researchers recently found that the
quality of life of blacks in.America
may be negatively affected by eco-
nomic, social and death factors.
In the September issue of the
Journal of Black Studies, Dr. Shaun
Gabbidon, a PSU associate professor
of criminal justice, and Dr. Steven
Peterson, a PSU professor of poli-
tics and public policy, published a
Living While Black index and a
Quality of Life index.
The Living While Black index
includes state-level comparisons
of black poverty rates, the number
of black prisoners, lack of access to
health care, homicide rate, infant
mortality rate, business earnings
of African American-owned firms
and the percentage of nonelderly
who are uninsured. The Quality of
Life index includes data on chronic
alcoholism, mental health problems,
suicide rates and shorter life spans.
According to some African-
.eD~i~ aE and faculty at UF,
News the social factors
of being black on a
predominantly white campus are an
added stress to perform optimally.
"My parents taught me that as a
black man I would have to work ex-
tra hard, be extra committed," said
UF information science senior Jerod
Watson. "So I've gone through life
with that mentality."
Watson said he has used this
negative perception to push him to
excel in school.
"I have to do good, because peo-
ple think I'm not capable," he said.
SProfessors as well as students
experience the stress caused by the
social factors of being black.
"We walk on eggshells," said
Ron Williams, coordinator for resi-
dential judicial programs. "Because
of the stereotype they have of us, we
have to work harder every day."
Thirteen percent of the clients
seen in the UP Counseling Center
during the 2004-05 school year
were of African descent, said Jamie
Funderburk, clinical associate pro-
fessor at the Counseling Center.
In contrast to the percentage of
black students- 7.9 percent for that
year the figure is high, she said.
The Counseling Center has
started programs for black and
Latino students, including ASPIRE,
Invincible Black Woman's Group
and Black Men Empowerment
Ginkgo trees planted in memory of UF graduate student
By DREW HARWELL
McNair Bostick, a UF graduate student
who died in August while biking, knew a lot
about ginkgo trees.
One of the trees grew in the backyard of
his childhood home for 25 years. The trees are
common in Japan, where he and his wife first
met while researching at Chiba University.
Pictures of the tree graced their wedding in-
Now, the trees will act as a memorial for
Bostick, who was fatally hit by a car while rid-
ing his bicycle Aug. 28.
About 30 of Bostick's friends and family,
including his father, sister, wife and 1-year-
old son, Luca, came to the Maguire Village
Commons to see the planting of four ginkgo
trees on Saturday. Attendees helped dig the
holes, place the trees and bury the roots.
Since it was Veterans Day, attendees took
a moment of silence to honor fallen soldiers.
An officer from Gator Detachment 990 of the
Marine Corps League played "Taps" before
several spoke about Bostick's life.
UF graduate student Brian Roth, Bostick's
acquaintance and the man who found Bostick
after he was hit, spoke first and dedicated the
trees to Bostick's memory.
"I feel that if McNair were here," he said,
"he would be very proud."
Carmen Valero-Aracama, Bostick's wife
"I feel that if McNair were. here, he
would be very proud."
UF graduate student
and a UF graduate with a doctoral degree in
environmental horticulture, spoke about her
husband after the dedication.
"I have a feeling McNair is still here with
us," Valero-Aracama said as- she held back
tears. "Its all I think about every day."
Even Luca, with the help of his aunt Julie
Bostick, had some words to say about his
"Luca says Thank you so much for loving
his family and his daddy,'" Bostick said as she
held the silent boy.
The light-gray trees, which are about 11
feet tall and topped with small green leaves,
can grow to be about 70 feet tall. The four
trees planted on Saturday are called "autumn
golds," and their leaves turn bright yellow in
Valero-Aracama said later in an interview
that she once was tired of hearing how much
her husband and Luca looked alike.
"He has to have something from me," she
said. "I'vebeen carrying him around for nine
But she conceded that the infant is already
shaping up to be just like his daddy he's
very active and loves the outdoors.
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New passport laws could thwart Spring Break plans
By LACEY SISK
Alligator Contributing Writer
Students planning for Spring Break could
find themselves disappointed as new passport
laws may influence some travel plans.
On Jan. 8, a new policy will require anyone
flying out of the country to have a passport.
Currently, any U.S. citizen can travel from the
United States to the Bahamas, Mexico and
Central America without a passport.
The majority of students who have asked
about Spring Break packages were not aware
of the new laws, said Andy Bailey, president of
"The first thing I ask students when they
call is if they have a passport," he said. "The
response I usually get is 'No. Do I need one?'"
Normally, it takes four to eight weeks to get
But as Spring Break nears and more
people realize they need passports, the State
Department could be delayed by an unusual
number of applications, Bailey said.
"This law was supposed to be put into
effect last year," Bailey said. "But the govern-
"My best advice would be for stu-
dents to apply for their passports
as soon as possible."
: Breakaway Vacations president
merit expected such an influx of applications,
they postponed it a year."
Tourism industries in popular Spring Break
destinations are aware that the law could have
a profound impact on them.
Bailey said many resorts are offering food
and drink vouchers, usually worth about
$100, for anyone who gets a passport before
"Through the vouchers, they are basically
offering to pay for your passport," he said.
Planning a smooth Spring Break is still
possible, but it requires a little thinking
ahead, Bailey said.
"My best advice would be for students
to apply for their passports as soon as
possible," he says. "Don't wait until after
Christmas, or it could be complete chaos."
Meyer: Leak had his best collegiate game
FOOT, from page 1
"This team has the potential
to get to (the national champion-
ship) game," Moss said. "There
is no doubt about it. Tonight,
we just felt it. Everybody on this
team just has to believe. ... I can
feel it. Hopefully you guys can
Trailing 16-10 in the fourth
quarter, the much-maligned
Gators offense, led by two quar-
terbacks, orchestrated a cutch,
game-winning 80-yard drive.
After a 4-yard Chris Leak scam-
per set up a fourth-and-1 from
UF's own 29-yard line, Meyer put
the game in Tim Tebow's hands.
Tebow rushed 6 yards for a
first down, and Meyer said the
decision to go for it on fourth
down was a no-brainer.
"To walk in the locker room
after that and look at your team
and not give them an opportu-
nity to win the game, I'm not
sure I could do that," Meyer said.
"There was no thought when that
was done. That was non-nego-
Then, Leak took over.
sibly the most
mance of his
Leak ful audibles
at the line of
scrimmage. The senior, famous
for sliding short of the first-down
marker, fought defenders for ex-
tra yardage, muscling his way for
two first-down runs. Leak's drive
set up a second Tebow run, a 12-
yard game-winning touchdown.
S"That was Chris Leak's best
football game he has a played as
a Gator," Meyer said.
Leak was 19-of-27 for 257
yards, a touchdown and an in-
Meanwhile, running back
DeShawn Wynn had one of his
most effective games of the sea-
son, rushing 12 times for 90 yards,
and receiver Percy Harvin collect-
ed 111 yards of total offense.
Still, UF needed to rely on
three blocked kicks two field
goals and an extra point as
they continued winning ugly.
As the Gamecocks lined up for
that final, futile field goal attempt,
a fan on the other side of the field
held up a sign that read: "God is
still smiling down on the Gators,"
a phrase Spurrier muttered sev-
eral times during his UF career.
After the game, Spurrier won-
dered UF's fate aloud.
"This could be of the year of
the Gators," he said.
Online chats lead police
PORN, from page 1
"There was no fantasy in-
volved in this they were real
kids," said detective Alan Gray.
Police submitted a sworn
complaint, a legal filing initiat-
ing a criminal case, to the State
Attorney's Office against J.
Patrick Shannon, former associate
dean for administrative affairs at
the Levin College of Law, accus-
ing him of possessing child por-
The complaint will go to the
State Attorney's Office where
prosecutors will determine if they
will file charges against Shannon
and what the charges would be.
Shannon resigned from his
position soon after police raided
his home and office in July. No
details about pornography were
The investigation implicated
five other men from across the
Detective Mitch Nixon and
Detective Fred Cummings read
thousands of pages of conversa-
tions and sifted through files on
Cummings said the suspects
would often change their screen
names and use code words. He
said the suspect's Internet cama-
raderie helped them rationalize
"They validate themselves by
knowing there's people out there
like them," he said.
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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 12-6-72-2
Across from UF!
Studios and 1BRs
Open Weekends 371-7777
$99 1st month's rent
Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
1 & 2 BRs HUGE Floorplans!
Water/Sewer included! Pets OK
Bus/Bike to UF 335-7275 12-6-72-2
New Year, New Place Downtown!
Spacious Two Bedroom Townhouse
Alarm*Washer & Dryer*Pets OK
Nightlife Restaurants Shopping
Limited Availability! 338-0002
*SUN ISLAND APT@
**Walk or Bike to Campus*e
1-1 from $500/moS*2-1 from $550/mo
Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-6-72-2
MOVE IN JANUARY!
Affordabel & Quality Too!
Great Rates! Pets OK!
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 12-6-72-2
Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-6-72-2
1 & 2 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
FREE UF PARKING
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
WE LOVE PETS!
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 12-6-72-2
*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL 377-2777
BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
** ELLIE'S HOUSES -*
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
LuxuryAcross from UF
Reserving for Fall
2/2 W/D, Alarm
D/W, Pets Ok
Open Weekends 371-7777
All About The Extras!
Luxury 2 & 3 BR
Gated*Close to UF
HUGE 2BRs available
Near Butler Plaza*Park Free @ UF
Spring Leases Available
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes
Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym
Roommate match! All the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
HUGE 1,2, & 3BR
1.3 MI to UF & Pets Friendly
Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
ATTENTION APARTMENT SHOPPERS!
Great bargains on 1BR units!
$100 off first month's rent!!
Great location, price & size!
Only a few left! Ask about other specials!
Call today! 376-1248
I I-I- I I I _- -
12, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13,2006
[ For Rent
W l unfurnished
2 and 3 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
Free UF Parking!
MINUTES FROM UF!"
313's from only $405 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
Affordable 1 BRs
Pets OK*FREE parking by UF
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
PET'S PARADISE No app or pet fee. 2BR
avail now. Fireplace, privacy fence, W/D
hook-up. 4501 SW 71st Terr. $525-$550.
Short lease avail 825 SW 62nd Terr. Call
Countryside 4BR/4BA huge condo, gated,
walk-up, DW, micro, W/D, partial furnish.
$1400/mo. Edbaurrhanagement.com 1731
NW 6th St- 375-7104 11-20-61-2
..... ...., ...
3BR/2.5BA Campus Edge $895/mo
3BR/3BA House W $950/mo
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1100/mo
Ask about Move-In Specials!
30+ Properties Available!
Budget Living in Style
Huge 2 & 3BR Available Now
Pool, Tennis, @ W/D
Pets Friendly 377-7401
Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Janl*
Ind. Lease *All Inclusive
Luxury 1/1 wlWID!
Close to UF*Starting at $779
Leasing for Spring*367-9910
Great' homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
**HAVE YOUR OWN SPACE"
1BR/1BA big rooms water/sewer/trash incl,
onsite laundry. Close to UF w/free parking.
AVAILABLE NOW $584 Call after 5:00 or Iv
msg 937-239-0098 11-13-20-2
NEAR CAMPUS 1013 SW 4th Ave. 4BR/
2BA, 2 story. Gorgeous large home. W/D,
new H A/C, hardwood floors & walls. Many
more features $2120/mo + until. Call Bob 275-
1259; email@example.com 11-22-24-2
2 & 3BRS APTS NOW AVAIL.
SW location. 10 mins from Oaks Mall and
Archer Road, Butler Plaza. Central heat
and A/C, some have private backyards.
Rents from $510-$650 plus sec dep. Call Mr.
Kristoff 332-5030 11-17-20-2
BIKE TO UF! 2/2.5, 2-story condo
in popular community w/pool/gym
Unit is 1 year new. Move in Jan '07
Furnished Optn; FULLY NEGOTIABLE
352-281-1437; 352-692-1104 11-17-20-2
$700/mo. First, last & $200 sec. Call 352-
378-9220 or 352-213-3901 11-20-20-2
HOUSES, DUPLEXES, CONDOS OR
TOWNHOUSES FOR RENT. Walk/bike/bus
to campus. Neat, clean. Good quality. Visit
www.gatorpads.com for available units or
call 281-0733 or 284-0316 12-6-28-2
1, 2 & 3BRs starting @ $495, $595, & $750
Spacious, separate dining room, patios,
large laundry rooms, cent H/AC, Italian tile,
verticles, DW, W/D hk-ups. Must see. Call
in quiet NW area, shaded yard, walk to
Ward's & Publix, near bus route. Available
Now!! $375/mo 338-7670 11-13-9-2
Room in Great House + more rooms in Dec.
1BR in 4BR/3BA house w/yard. $300/mo
2406 NW 47th Terr. Near SFCC & UF. W/D,
new AC 1/4 low utils, hi spd net. Evan 428-
0500 Rob 494-2565. Union Prop. 373-7578
2BR/1.5BAtownhouse duplex apt. $535. Call
386-328-6229, Iv mssg. 11-22-15-2
BIVENS ARM SOUTH
3BR/2BA, 1787 sq ft over-looking pool with
lake view. $1100/mo. Call 352-215-3108
SPACIOUS 1BR APT
Ceiling fans, large yard, quiet. $460/mo. Incl
water & sewer. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. 378-
2BR house, ceramic tile throughout, cent
A/H, enclosed patio, avail now. $650
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
Spacious 4BR/2BA house. Avail immediately.
Nice neighborhood. Bike to UF. Fenced
backyard. All new appliances. Wood floors.
$1275/mo. Call 727-808-2388 11-13-5-2
1BR/1BA for rent immediatley. Nice neigh-
borhood. Bike to UF. Perfect for Grad
student. $425/mo W/D, water included. 727-
COLLEGE PARK APT
Private, spacious 1/1 avail Jan. <5 min walk
to UF campus. Utilities incl. $689/mo. Pets
ok. Call 813-695-2459 11-30-16-2
2BR/2BA apt. Avail Jan 1st. Newly renovat-
ed. Close to campus on #13 bus rte. $799/
mo. 352-327-1697 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
W/D, mirrored wall, 10' ceiling, 2BR/2BA, SW
27th St. $760/mo. 352-317-8150. Like new
Magnolia ManorApts. 11-14-5-2
WALK TO UF
4BR/2BA, C H/AC. Center Rec Room. $1400/
mo 1845 NW 5th Ave. Betty Hilgendorf 373-
1BR/1BA No lease. Glen Springs area, on
bus line. Quiet neighborhood next to park.
Free water. Newer carpet, newer paint. No
pets. $420/mo + $420 security deposit. Call
BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOUSES AVAILABLE:
Cricket Club 3/2.5 w/Carport, Scr. Porch,
Pool, Tennis, & Gym. $995/mo
Magnolia Place 2/2.5 Wooded View, Pool,
Tennis, Gym $950/mo
Hawthorne Reserve 3/2.5 w/Carport, Fire-
place, Wooded View, Pool, etc. $1275/mo
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 11-21-
Spaciuos 4/3 in NW Gainesville.
2160 sq. ft. Wood & tile flooring.
2 Car garage 4 miles from campus
$2000/mo + sec deposit.
S For Rent
2 miles SW of Vet School & Shands at 3320
SW 23rd St. 1BR apt w/pvt courtyard shaded
by large oak trees in quiet professional
complex. Pets arranged. Rent starting at
$435/mo. Call 352-377-2150 please Iv mssg.
WALK TO UF
TAYLOR SQUARE APTS.
621 SW 10th St. 2BR/2.5BA townhouse.
Rent incl hi-spd internet, W/D, etc. $1200/
mo. Call 692-4066 12-6-18-2
BRANDYWINE 34th & Archer
2BR/2BA. 1200 Sq ft. Very clean. Covered
porch w/tile floor. Excellent poolview. For info
or appt. Call 352-260-7139 11-15-5-2
1216 NW 16th Ave. 1100 sq ft. Brick home.
Upgraded kitchen, central H & AC, restored
wood flors. 2BR/1BA. $780/mo. 1 yr lease.
First & last + $200 dep. Available now! Call
338-1222 during day. 373-2761 evening.
in 4BR/3BA house. 1/2 mile from campus,
starting January 1st. $375/BR, utilities not
included. Call 954-328-1318 11-16-5-2
Fenced yard, W/D hk-up. Section 8 accept-
able. Rent $900/mo. $800 dep. Call 371-
7815. Available immediately. 11-16-5-2
LOCATION / NEWLY REMODELED AVAIL.
NOW 2/1 Apts., less than a 5 min. walk to
campus, bus routes, off street parking. $520-
1BR Villas Starting @ $509. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 12-6-16-2
Female only. 2BR/1BA or 1BR/1BA w/
screened balconies. Between UF & SFCC
w/bus route. Close to Mall & NFRMC. New
appliances. On-site W/D, pool, gym, tennis
& other amen. $650 or $500. 352-514-3425
HAILEY GARDENS CONDO
Short term lease. Roommate needed, $425/
mo. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, living room furnished.
Available immediately 386-426-1340 11-
Unfurnished 1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA apt.
sublease thru July 2007 in Oakbrook Walk
$525/mo. All utilities included W/D walk to
UF 352-428-2768. 11-17-5-2
Exclusive all-women's building. Pool, gym
and utilities included. $435/mo. Call Ashli
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
LEXINGTON CROSSING. Available spring/
summer. $470/mo. Call 941-219-9099 11-
SUNRISE APTS 1 BR/1 BA
@ $460/mo Lease thru July 07. Available
Dec 15, 06. Call Jameel 352-328-9078 11-
Close to UF, 15 min.walk. $500/mo very spa-
cious. Cats ok: Call Theresa 850-585-7194.
Available immediately. 11-15-10-3
CABANA BEACH 1BR in 4BR apt. Avail Dec
13th. Fum. 3rd floor POOL VIEW. Private
bathroom. $500 CASH upon signing & last
month's rent PAID! $539/mo. Call 321-693-
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA at MELROSE
APTS. Close to UF on great bus rte. W/D,
util, cable, interest included. Furnished.
TinaMari@ufl.edu. 305-546-0218 11-16-
1 BR/1 BA furnished/unfurnished.
Call Sofia 786-853-6432 11-15-10-3
a I Subleases
College Manor. Right across 13th from UF
campus! $499/mo. Incl all utilities. Call 931-
260-5618. Avail Jan. 11-28-15-3
MASTER BEDROOM in 3/3. Great loca-
tion near Shands in Oxford Manor. Utilities
included & furnished. Available for spring
semester. 305-323-8198 11-13-5-3
1/1 in 2/2 apt in Greenwich Green. $440 +
low utils. On 2 bus lines to campus. Walk-in
closet, wi/fi. Partially furnished. 315-857-
7814, email@example.com. 11-20-10-3
CAMPUS CLUB SUBLEASE. Poolside bldg.
Utilitesl/HBO/internet included. Laid back
roommates. $380/mo in 4/3 shared. Avail
Dec 20-Aug '07. Call Kelly @ 786-298-7214
Sublease at Lexington Crossing
Move in Now 1BR/1BA in 2/2.
$520 mo Dec/06 thru July/07. All
utils inc November paid. 284-6780 11-20-
1BR STUDIO, 2 block to campus. Available
spring & summer w/private parking, near
Swamp Restaurant. $555/mo. Half of sublet
fee paid by owner. Call Nathan @ 407-399-
1BR/1 BA avail in 2BR/2BA
FURNISHED MELROSE APT.
1st MONTH FREE. 2nd MONTH $50 OFF
Call 352-221-0256 11-30-15-3
1BR/1BA Jan May'07
Hidden Village Apts
Very cheap Rent!!!
Contact Rob 813-789-3396 11-14-5-3
SUBLEASE AT STONERIDGE!
Take over lease for spring semester. Only
$350/mo! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA Apt. Huge
floorplan! Pool, gym, laundry. Call Chris 772-
WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES
1BR available in 4BR/2BA near campus.
$365/mo + 1/4 utilities. firstname.lastname@example.org, 407-
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA University Club Apts.
Avail spring & summer. $415/mo utils vary &
not incl. Call 305-609-9651. Females only.
$375 a month 1BR available in a 2BR/1BA
house. CLOSE TO UF. 5 BLOCKS! Available
from Jan.until July 2007. Call 813-777-7903
UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST
1BR/1BA in 4/4. Large floorplan, close to
UF, great roommates and amenities. Avail
December $425/mo. Call 239-560-1507
1 BLOCK FROM UF IN THEAVENUES!!
Looking for female to sublease 1BR in luxury
2BR/2BA for spring & summer. Private 'park-
ing, furniture, W/D. Call 321-439-9505 11-
1BR/1BA3 BLOCKS NORTH OF STADUIM
$375/mo. Jan Aug. Located on 4th Ave
north of stadium. Walk to UF & bars. Pets
allowed & private porch. 352-682-8350 11-
2BR/2BA, NEWER BUILDING
4 blocks to UF, W/D in unit, now til Aug 07.
Good parking. $700/ino. 941-374-8477 11-
SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
for Spring Semester. Poolside apartment
for only $524 a month. Please call 904-434-
MELROSE STUDENT SUITES
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA woman's apt. next to
pool, larger bath furnished w/d & d/w and all
utilities included. 727-514-1896 11-16-5-3
Sublease space in a 4BR/4BA. $439/mo,
1 month free. All utils incl. Across from
SFCC. Fully furnished, full kitchen. Move
in after Dec 16. Contact 954-599-3221 or
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4
FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for four
bedroom furnished pool house. $450/mo +
utils. 1 mile from campus on bus route. Non-
smoker. No Dogs. Avail immediately. Call
Great SW location, 4BR/2.5BA. Now avail-
able for two more female roommates.
Modern kitchen, Ig living area, nice front and
rear yards with deck. W/D, new A/C, $330
plus sec. dep. Call Megan 813-610-7698 or
Karl at 332-5030 11-17-20-4
2/1.5 nice Casablanca East townhouse
needs NS female. No pets please. $350/
mo + 1/2 utils. Negotiable move-in date.
email@example.com 562-1901 11-16-20-4
Must love Cats! 2 females need 1 roommate
in Polo Apts. Quiet. 3/3 unfurn. $380/mo +
1/3 utils. Call Laura @ 954-234-5024 11-
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 11-22-20-4
Roommate needed in 3/2 w/2 other males.
Avail Dec 15. $280/mo + 1/3 util & cable. 1st,
last, no dep.. End of Dec. Rent free. Call 561-
818-0884 Carport & W/D. 11-13-10-4
ENJOYA ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term. No pets.
No smoking. 378-1304. 11-14-10-4
(DOB 08/06/57); 5'07",
130 Ibs, Black Hair,
Possession of a Controlled
Substance 2 Counts, Sale
of Cocaine Within 1000
Ft of Worship and
Conspiracy to Sell Cocaine
Call (352) 372-STOP
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006" ALLIGATOR, 13
al Roommates D al Roommates
Female roommate Wanted for 3 nice girls.
4BR/4BA apartment close to campus. $480/
mo Everything included. Available immedi-
ately! Call 610-331-6478 11-15-10-4
Seeking Roommate 3BR/2BA Home located
in a quiet neighborhood close to UF cam-
pus. NO PETS. $450/mo $400 Deposit +
utilities. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet.
New appliances, carpet & paint. All ameni-
ties & utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS
internet, cable wHBO/SHO 954-483-4597
Furnished room for rent. Free electric, cable
& interest. $475/mo. Call 284-7304 12-4-
MASTER BED & BATH in 2/2 behind mall.
Nice gay couple needs responsible M/F for
fall/spring. Common area furn. Pet friendly.
$370/.mo + util. 352-284-6845, 985-507-
DOWNTOWN ROOM FOR RENT
$350/mo includes everything, cable, in-
ternet, utilities. 4 blocks from Hippodrome.
No deposit. Roommate needed ASAP. Call
Natasha @ 352-484-8855 11-20-10-4
FEMALE ROOMMATES NEEDED
(3) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $450 954-557-
3BR/2BA HOUSE, NW area. Male need-
ing roommate ASAP. $500/mo includes
everything. No contract month-to-month
basis. Call 352-514-7514 or 352-367-2997
FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
for room in Greenwich Green. Pvt BA, rent
around $530/mo. Call 727-501-2554 11-
Need female rm for 1/1 in a 3/3 @ Oxford
Manor off Archer Rd. $410 + util, close to
UF and Shands, Call 904-629-0928 for more
Seeking two out-going female roommates for
a large 4BR/3BA townhouse condo on pond
NW. Near SFCC. Very nice. Semi-furnished.
Cable, intemet, W/D. Gated amenities
$350/MO 281-9391 11-14-5-4
ST. CROIX 2BR/1BA, seeking UF male, NS,
tidy, $275 deposit, $275/mo + utils & cable.
Please call Owen 850-685-1960 11-16-7-4
ROOM IN NICE DUCKPOND HOUSE
Kind environment for honest, responsible
person. $360/mo + 1/3 utils. Enjoyment of
gardening, art, or music a plus. Bike to down-
town or campus. 374-7038 11-21-10-4
Available Jan. 1st: 1BR/1BA in brand new
3/2 on 7 acre horse farm. 20 mins from UF
10 mins to SFCC, pets ok. Fenced, quiet,
may trade some work for rent. Prefer female.
$350 +1/3 utils. Call Devin (386) 804-3384.
FEMALE NEEDED for a renovated 2/1
Sun Bay Apt. Non-smoker. $315 + 1/2 util.
Available now! Must love cats! Call Sascha
SUBLEASE AT HOMESTEAD
Move in now 1BR/1BA in 2/2. $375/mo
Dec/06 to early Aug/07. All utils and rent
for Nov paid. Call John @ 407-257-2030
SHORT TERM OK. Grad or porfessional for
vegetarian household. BR & private BA in
lovely home. Convenient central Gainesville
location.- $450 + 1/2 utils. 352-328-7474.
LARGE ROOM IN NW HOME $400 in-
cludes utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer grad
student/profs, mature, male, non-drinker/
smoker. Avail 1/1 flexible. Call Scott 335-
SUPER DEAL $425
Incl util, internet, cable, W/D. Professional/
grad student female preferred. 5 mi from
Shands/UF. 3BR/2BA new house. 514-0316
Female non-smoker, 1 unfurnished BR avail
in furnished 3BR/2BA house. Avail for spring.
12 miles from UF, 5 minutes from SFCC. No
pets. $400/mo incl util, cable, wireless inter-
net. Quiet area. 352-206-0543 12-6-17-4
FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED 2BR/1BA,
block from campus, walk in closet, decal
parking, avail. Dec. 16th for spring &/or sum-
mer, $325 + 1/2 utils. (obo).call Lindsey at
1BR/1BA for rent in ROCKWOOD VILLAS
Condo. Available for the Spring 2007 se-
mester. $450/month + half utilities. Contact
)] l Real Estate
Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury townhomes.
Within a gated community in the heart of NW
Gainesville. Bordered by wild wetlands and
nature preserve. Variety of floor plans & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 11-30-91-5
Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxford Terrace II -Walk to UF from a brand
new condo www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 balconies
with great views, $219,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1.
Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 11-20-65-5
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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.
r o i '
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
NOVEMBER 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 Sunday (11/
12/06 or 11/19/06) 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. 11-30-91-5
1 mi to UF. 3BR/2BA home. Completely reno-
vated. Custom kitchen cabinets w/stainless
steel appliances. New tile in kitchen & baths.
New carpet in separate living rm & family rm.
Must see! 1617 NW 10th Terr. $239,900.
Lenox Luxury Townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, 5
minutes to UF. 1414 sq ft, garage & patio,
shows like model! $184,900, 954-579-1268
COUNTRY CLUB LIVING
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.
**Treat Yourself Don't Cheat Yourself!**
Live at a star address overlooking UF*3BR/
3BA*1340 sq.ft.* Covered parking *AII ap-
pliances *$299,000 *Amy Silvis Focus Real
Estate Group 672-2507 email@example.com
FOR SALE BY OWNER
HAILEY GARDENS CONDO. $180K, 1.5
years old. Immaculate condition. 2BR/2.5BA,
W/D, available 30 days from sale. 386-212-
2422 or 386-426-1340 11-17-5-5
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
l.i'.ANT WOOPD C'ONDOM I. IUM
2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedrbom 2 2 bath town home floor plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
Seller will pay 2% towards closing costs
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Maria "Birdie" Pla Mumane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
000005 MIN TO UFOOO**
3BR/2BA, gar, FL rm, wd firs, vaulted ceiling,
fenced yd. Exc cond. Avail now. Financing
possible 3642 NW7th PI, $219,000 352-373-
6080 or 352-281-4774, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gainesville area (High Springs) 20 mins
from UF. 2005 3/2 house 1,500sf dbl garage,
vaulted ceilings. Tile, fridge, stove, micro,
laundry rm & W/D Perfect for family, students
faculty $210k 305-308-7272/305-944-1290
NY Style luxury loft minutes to UF, on bus
route. 2/2.5 bath, high ceilings, huge win-
dows. New CBS construction. Selling $40k
below market. Asking $230k Call Ricardo
Kokkas/Realtor 352-318-3384 11-13-10-5
Bike to UF! Built in 2004 this gorgeous
3BR/2BA, 2 CG, split plan is just 1 mile to
UF! Ready.now. 734 NW 8th PI. $224,900.
Call Kathy Dion at Matchmaker Realty of
Alachua County, Inc. 352-363-0026 11-
Ready for your next step? 2/2 mstr upstairs
w/study on bus rte, near mall, tennis, pool,
and more. $152,500. Call Kim Russo @ 352-
281-8168 Prudential Preferred Properties.
Available from Commercial News Providers"
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BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail'$6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-6-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.-
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-6-72-6
BED $100 NEVER USED! Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799
BED $195 All New King! 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
BED $75for Mattress.Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Carndeliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $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
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789
Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for
$160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789
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. Fre1'Delivery.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
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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.
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 -U0 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
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
BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy Sell 12-6-72-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
'$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Cal ,-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
*ENTERTAINMENT CENTER large $50,
*DRESSER $35, *full size BED $50,
*VCR $30, *STEREO really nice $50,
*portable SEWING MACHINE $40 0 Large
dorm fridge $50. Call 335-5326 11-16-14-6
Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
Refer to this ad for 10% off 1-8-118-7
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
Care Free Computers
We can handle it all!
Courteous, fast, and cheap
Available 24/7. Microsoft Certified
Just Call 352-226-5151 11-22-20-7
LOW RATE COMPUTER SERVICE
Repair & Upgrade
Discount on Labor
Free Pickup & Delivery
Save $$ with coupons from the Alligator.
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Couch, Loveseat, Futon frame Want per
Cpu cart w/lthr chair, seat? Che
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$950 will split obo 239-841-6700 11-30-
KENMORE ELITE 424
WASHER & DRYER
6 years old, work well. $300. Call 339-0676
2 blue swivel rocker chairs; 5 lamps: 2 sti-
effel, 1 marble, 2 pink stone (fairly large); PARKI
1 Arizona lithograph, 1 original watercolor Private, S
- Cuban. Prices negotiable. Call 376-6998 or Reserve
email email@example.com 11-16-5-6 2181. Cal
rket for a new set of wheels or just
Sadd a second to that collection?
sonalized handlebars or a fitted
eck in the Alligator Classifieds
V & USED BIKES FOR SALE
VE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
* Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
ecure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
n leave mssg. 12-6-72-10
9 1 Computers
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7
.IOW A+ onputer U.ee
Computer Help! Now!
*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW 22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
A book by Bob Brackin
includes "Gainesville Stories"
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are under way...bikes, computers, printers,
vehicles and more. All individuals interested
in bidding go to http://fa.ufl.edulam/surplus/
OLAPTOP HP Windows 2000 $165 as is.
004 HONDA CRV STEEL ALLOY RIMS
$165 as is.
Arradondo Farms. Call 352-505-6175,
* X-Box 360 w/accessories $300.0 Onkyon
- Sony HG-R530 Theater receivers sound
w/7 speakers $200. Water ski flippers-
w/mask $50. 332-0884 11-20-7-10
*r SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
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
New '06models 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
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
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
534 SW 4th Ave: Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Hundreds off NEW 2006
motorscooters! Thru Dec 15th!
New Scooters 4'Less, NS4L.com
1901 NW 67th PI. 336-1271 12-1-15-11
2006 KAWASKI NINJA
1100 mi. $2,700
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Norman at 331-4559 or 392-1864 x 180.
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-6-72-12
CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
Clean. Running or Barely Running
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
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For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
90 Honda Accord $1999 352-338-1999
91 Chevy Camaro $2999
92 Cadillac $299
97 Geo Metro $1299
92 Honda Accord EX $1999 12-6-72-12
93 Mercedes 300e $2999 352-338-1999
95 Dodge Intrepid $1999
95 Nissan Pathfinder $2999
90 Honda Accord $1999
98 Kia Sephia $1999 12-6-72-12
96 Chevy Cavalier $2499
87 Volvo Sedan $2999
90 Audi Sedan $2999
94 Chevy Blazer $1999
93 Plymouth Voyager $1999
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 15
S BAD CREDIT, NO CREDIT, DIVORCE -
NO PROBLEM. We finance & put you in the
car you want. Come to Gatormax at 12526
SW SR 45, Archer, FL 32618 or call us
at 352-495-9500 Visit www.gatormax.net
JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
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CALL DON 215-7987 '12-6-34-12
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Call 317-2282 or 339-5014 11-20-15-1.2
99 MERCEDES ML 320 SUV
Silver, well-maintained, 69k miles. Nice ride!
$13,000. Call 375-7545 can leave mes-
1992 MAZDA MIATA CONVERTIBLE
2 seater, cold A/C, CD w/remote, 5 speed,
alarm system, great mpg, sporty, bright
yellow. Excellent condition. Moving, $4200/
OBO. Call 904-631-0473 11-17-10-12
1987 MERCEDES BENZ 300D Turbo, die-
sel, red, PW, PS, PL, PB, 4dr, auto, sunroof,
1 piece lights and many extras. $2000/OBO.
Call Alex-352-514-7967 11-13-5-12
1996 DARK GREEN HONDA ACCORD w/
sunroof, CD player, and new tires; runs well.
137k miles. $3500/OBO. Leave message for
Megan at 352-514 5590. 11-13-5-12
1994 RED PONTIAC GRAND PRIX $2600.
Well-maintained, 130k miles. New tires,
cruise-control. Please call 352-258-5853
1997 CHEVY LUMINA
115K miles, 4 door, dark blue w/tints, CD,
A/C, CLEAN TITLE. Good condition. $2700/
OBO. Call Adam 352-339-1268 11-17-6-12
Looking for a newer car or truck? Call me,
Larry Brasington, 352-514-1876. I will help
you. Vehicles starting from $8995. Call me,
Larry Brasington, 352-514-1876. 1-11-20-
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 11-13-
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
. Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-25-
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
* NEED ROOM for erudite, cultured middle-
aged male. Reasonable furnishings & rent.
* COLLECTOR: wants Beatles vinyl re-
cords, Bob Dylan, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd,
etc. email@example.com 11-14-2-13
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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
the independent norida
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Experienced in invoicing and accounts
receivable management. Cash receipts
posting. Accounts payable entry and writ-
ing checks. Miscellaneous duties include
purchasing office supplies, spreadsheet
maintenance, answering phones. Experience
in QuickBooks and Excel desired. Modest
salary, good benefits and excellent working
environment. With resume, send cover letter
including salary requirements to: R. Pelham,
The Independent Florida Alligator, PO Box
14257, Gainesville, FL 32604. FAX: 376-
4556. Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No
phone calls please. EOE
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for details. 12-6-72-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work wl reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 12-6-72-14
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Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
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Sales and IT needed for various positions.
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Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
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$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
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Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
-make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
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.
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
00* SOCCER COACHES***
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
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Earn $800-$3200 a month
to drive brand new cars with ads placed on
them. www.AdCarKey.com 12-6-48-14
Now hiring, all shifts
Apply in person
3510 SW13th St. 11-30-40-14
PERFECT PT JOB
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Flexible schedule 352-377-2573
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Send resume to
Find more information at
www.TutorGator.com Now registering tu-
tors. No registration fee. Make money at your
schedule. UF, Santa Fe courses and others.
Offer review sessions, salsa dancing, etc.
Respond to course requests online.
now hiring WAITSTAFF, HOSTESSES,
COOKS, DISHWASHERS. Apply in person
7038 NW 10th PI anytime after 2pm..11-
Attention Smokers! Earn at lease $7 per hour.
Smokers are needed to participate in a study
on decision making & smoking. If interested,
come to Rm 397 UF Psychology,Building,
call 392-0601 x 297, or visit www.psych.edu/
-locey/smokers.mht for more info.
PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 12-6-
LAW OFFICE RUNNER-
Needed PT. Reliable transportation, experi-
ence required. Hours M-F, 12-5. Fax resume
to 352-376-4645 11-17-21-14
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Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
Now accepting applications
Apply at Italian Gator Pizza
1728AW. University Ave. 11-17-20-14
WINDOW BLIND INSTALLER
for blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp hepful 352-339-4600 11-
PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
for blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful 352-339-4600
Earn $1000's Monthly on your own time.
Find FREE money for school.
SEARS OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
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MSU win helps Gators clinch share of SEC title
* UF SWEPT THE BULLDOGS
By JOSH ARMSTRONG
The Gators entered the match
quietly but left to the sound of
hundreds chanting "S-E-C, S-E-
The No. 7 UF volleyball team
clinched its 16th consecutive
Southeastern Conference title
with a sweep of Mississippi State
"Winning never gets old.
Winning the SEC title never gets
old," junior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton said. "Mississippi
State's a great team, but we
played well and didn't give them
room to breathe."
The Gators (24-2, 17-1 SEC) are
guaranteed a share of the confer-
ence championship, but can win
it outright with a victory either
at Tennessee or against Kentucky
UF's critical victory on
Sunday came about without
much fanfare. Technical difficul-
ties stifled the Gators' standard
grand entrance. Instead, they
tossed T-shirts into the stands
and both teams took the court
"We were a little bummed
because it was our last light
show that we get without the
(senior night) presentation," said
Hampton, who had nine kills and
10 digs in the match.
The match itself didn't raise
many pulses either. The Gators
had each game well under con-
trol by the 20th serve and won
30-14, 30-15, 30-17.
"I felt the team was very fo-
cused and they knew what was
at stake," UF coach Mary Wise
said. "I mean, how many teams
get to clinch an SEC title at home?
I think they played like a champi-
onship-caliber team today."
Sophomore middle blocker
Kelsey Bowers had 10 blocks
(two solo, eight assists) to notch
at least 10 blocks for the third
time this season. UF had 15 team
Junior middle blocker Kisya
Killingsworth had her ninth con-
secutive match with double-digit
MSU certainly didn't look like
the best serving team in the SEC
as the Bulldogs were hampered
by 15 service errors and no aces
compared to six aces and two ser-
vice errors by the Gators.
Wise credited her opponent's
errors to UF's reluctance to
pass any serves headed out-of-
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
Alli Cecchini, Angie McGinnis, Marcie Hampton, Kelsey Bowers, Elyse Cusack and Kisya Killingsworth
celebrate after the Gators' 3-0 sweep of Mississippi State on Sunday at the O'Connell Center.
"Their strength is their serv-
ing, and our passing today made
it frustrating for them because
they weren't getting the aces that
they're used to," Hampton said.
All the Gators had to do was
capitalize on MSU's service er-
rors, 24 hitting errors and several
overpasses that UF's front row
swatted to the court floor.
"The key was that we didn't
give them points in return," Wise
said. "We only had two service
errors, and one of those was
Marcie's, which barely, barely
was a service error."
Wise said increased parity in
the SEC and a double round-
robin schedule made this year's
title one of the hardest to win.
Senior defensive special-
ist Rhian Davis noted that the
Gators' conference schedule was
an uphill climb after losing the
second SEC match.
"We started off with a loss to
South Carolina it was kind
of a gut check," Davis said. "It
doesn't come easy."
Senior opposite hitter Stefanie
Douglas relieved usual starter
junior Amber McCray for the sec-
ond consecutive match. Wise said
McCray could have played but
needs as much rest as possible.
"It's sort of like an invest-
ment," Wise said. "If we can
rest Amber's shoulder, then that
would help her down the road."
Penalty kick salvages UF's season
By RACHEL ROBINS
What's another 24 hours? Nothing to the UF soc-
The No. 16 Gators (15-5-4) were originally scheduled
to face Loyola (11.) Friday in Milwaukee.
Due to inclement conditions, the third-seeded Gators
waited an extra day to defeat Loyola 2-0 in the first
round of the NCAA Tournainent.
Then, despite the short turnaround, UF squeaked
past Marquette 4-3 on Sunday in a shootout on
Marquette's home pitch.
Playing with about 24 hours of rest, both teams
battled foot-to-foot into double overtime until the game
was taken to a shootout to break the 0-0 tie. It was the
first time this season the Gators were involved in one.
Maybe it was beginner's luck, because UF won the
The Gators will now play the second seed, UCLA,
in the Round of 16. A date and a location will be an-
All season long, UF coach Becky Burleigh talked
about her seniors' contributions. This was never more
evident than during the shootout.
Said UF senior goalkeeper Brittni Goodwin: "It was
either going to be my day or (Marquette's goalie Laura
B6yer)'s day, and it wasn't going to be hers."
With the pressuring mounting and Marquette ahead
3-2 in the shootout, UF sent its ace, Ameera Abdullah,
up against Boyer.
Abdullah was responsible for the only scores in the
Loyola game, and UF hoped she would do it again. She
came through and tied the shootout at 3.
Marquette's Christy Zwolski wasn't up for the pen-
alty-kick challenge, and Goodwin made a Neo-style
save to maintain the 3-3 tie.
"I was reading her body language, trying to figure
out what side she was going," Goodwin said. "She
showed me out left, so I dove out left and she went
right. I guess I just kind of pulled a 'Matrix' move and
hit it with my foot on the other side."
Knowing that the next shot could settle the game,
Burleigh sent out senior Ansley Myrick.
"I was just thinking that Brittni made an awesome
save, and she stepped up and did her part," Myrick
said. "Now, I needed to step up and do mine."
"I was really proud of (the seniors), and
it was kind of a gut feeling to go with
UF soccer coach
Myrick had seen her minutes decrease this season,
but she also witnessed the Gators eliminated early from
their two previous NCAA Tournament appearances.
Determined not to let that happen again, Myrick con-
verted on her kick. She watched it sail past Boyer to seal
the 0-0 double-overtime, 4-3 penalty-kick victory.
"I was really proud of (the seniors), and it was kind
of a gut feeling to go with them," Burleigh said. "We
take PKs a lot. We put a lot of preparation into it, and
they have been successful at it. I had a gut feeling that
they could get it done, and they did."
Burleigh couldn't be happier, even though UF did
miss its flight back to Gainesville.
"I think it shows a lot of metal toughness on our
team's part and a lot of character," Burleigh said.
"For us to come here in a difficult region, in difficult
circumstances and get two wins is very huge for our
j. / _. J .' *- '-A G U E
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
JACKSONVILLE They blew out the New York Jets
41-0 and also kept the Philadelphia Eagles from reaching
the end zone, but the Jacksonville Jaguars still can't figure
out the Houston Texans.
The NFL's worst team last season defeated the Jaguars
13-10 on Sunday, marking the Texans second sweep of
their AFC South rivals in the last three years.
"There really is no description of the way today went
other than just a lot of missed opportunities," said Jaguars
quarterback David Garrard, who threw
four interceptions. "It was a tough day
for all of us."
The Texans closed the game out on
I a fourth-and-1 with 1:40 left as Samkon
Gado slid through the defensive line for
a 1-yard gain.
After Jacksonville (5-4) punted with
Garrard 2:05 remaining, the Texans forced the
Jaguars to use their three timeouts before
converting on fourth down.
"The defense gave us a chance by hanging in there,"
Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio said. "Offensively, our inabil-
ity to catch the ball being placed in our hands killed us
Ernest Wilford and Matt Jones each dropped multiple
passes. Two of Jones' drops resulted in interceptions.
Wilford, the only Jaguars receiver with more than one
reception, dropped a potential touchdown.
Another receiver, Reggie Williams, committed a pair
of penalties in the fourth quarter that cost Jacksonville 47
"The only way you get rid of a sick feeling that you get
when you lose close games like that," Del Rio said, "is by
going back to work."
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006 N ALLIGATOR, 19
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
In front of packed bleachers of
high school stars, three true fresh-
men acted as UF's best recruiting
Quarterback Tim Tebow, wide
receiver Percy Harvin and line-
backer Brandon Spikes made most
'of the clutch, impact plays in UF's
17-16 win against South Carolina on
"Our middle linebacker went
down, Spikes stepped in," Harvin
said. "I've been in the mix all year. It
just lets (recruits) know whoever is
the best is going to play. If you're go-
ing to make plays, then you're going
to be out there."
On UF's game-winning final
drive, Tebow and Harvin more than
justified their playing time. Many
may remember Tebow's 12-yard
touchdown run up the middle with
3:03 left that put UF up for good af-
ter a Chris Hetland extra point.
But both Tebow and Harvin
helped set up the score on the 11-
play, 80-yard drive. On a fourth-
and-1 at UF's 29-yard line, Tebow
came in for his signature quarter-
back draw, barreling ahead for 6
Before the play, Tebow told the
offense in the huddle, "We're going
to get this."
"They had confidence in me to
get it," said Tebow, who ran five
times for 29 yards. "I didn't want to
let them down."
Despite a drop on
the first play of the
final drive, Harvin
Football didn't let them down
On the play after Tebow's fourth-
down conversion, Harvin burned
South Carolina on a 19-yard crossing
route. Nearly all of the freshman's
game-high 91 receiving yards on six
catches came on short-cross plays.
"Percy Harvin changed the game
on offense every time we were in a
rut," Meyer said. "That kid's a dy-
namic football player. We've got to
get him the ball a little bit more."
After wowing in his first two
games at UF, a sprained ankle
slowed the speedy Harvin until
He first suffered the injury
against Tennessee on Sept. 16, then
re-aggravated it in practice before
the Vanderbilt game.
"I come in one game, and one
little twitch messed it back up,"
Harvin said. "This is the first week
(since Tennessee) that I thought I
could play the whole game."
When South Carolina got the
ball back, Spikes made his biggest
play in limited action after replac-
ing Brandon Siler. He stopped
Gamecocks runningback Cory Boyd
for a 2-yard loss at UF's 34-yard line.
The tackle for loss set off a chain re-
action of plays that went UF's way,
culminating in Jarvis Moss' field-
goal block as time expired.
Substituted in after a medial col-
lateral ligament sprain hampered
Siler late in the third quarter, Spikes
finished with three tackles.
"Brandon Spikes is going to be a
fine player," Meyer said. "There was
not as much concern (with Spikes
playing) on our defensive staff as
there was with me."
Spurrier: 'Boys from Old
Florida' not that loud
SPURRIER, from page 20
that's pretty special."
Spurrier did about all he could on the visitor's sidelines,
calling an efficient game that saw his team march up and down
the field with relative ease, only to shoot themselves in the
foot when they had chances to score. The
Gamecocks piled up a total of 410 yards on
"We weren't afraid of that big UF (odds-
maker's) line," Spurrier said.
While South Carolina was booed coming
onto the field, there was a group of UF fans
who applauded Spurrier afterward.
In addition, a sign was hung above his
painted Heisman Trophy jersey that read,
"Always a Gator."
One thing that Spurrier did notice was that the traditional
singing of "We are the Boys from Old Florida," wasn't nearly
as loud as he remembered, providing a subtle reminder
about the success his old UF teams enjoyed.
"Most of the time, it wasn't as tenuous as it was to-
night," Spurrier said.
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Leaping Moss saves Gators
UF defensive end Jarvis Moss blocks a 48-yard field-goal attempt by
South Carolina's Ryan Succop on the final play of the game as the
Gators defeat South Carolina 17-16.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
The Gators were about to lose to their former
coach and Charlie Strong was not about to watch
So as defensive end Jarvis Moss readied to block
South Carolina's game-winning field goal and save
UF's national championship hopes, Strong closed
"I wasn't really looking because (I was think-
ing), 'Oh God, we just lost this game," recalled
Strong, UF's co-defensive coordinator.
But he peeked at the very end, just in time to
see the kicked football thud into Moss' right palm
and onto the ground. By blocking the 48-yard
Ryan Succop field goal as well as a fourth-quarter
Succop extra point, Moss essentially helped UF's
storied season survive another game.
"I did a lot of praying," said Moss, who has a
35-inch vertical leap. "Then Coach (Urban) Meyer
looked at me, winked at me and said, 'You're going
to block it.'"
Steve Spurrier never did like kicking.
"When we were kicking the field goal, I even
told the cameraman, 'My reaction's going to be the
same (whether he makes it or misses it)," Spurrier
said. "You're not going to get a bunch of whoopin'
Added Spurrier of Moss: "How many has he
blocked this year? Don't tell me those are the first
kicks he's blocked."
Besides Moss' two blocks, Ray McDonald
also tipped a 47-yard field goal attempt halfway
through the third quarter. The Gators now have 12
blocked punts or kicks since Meyer's arrival last
"Coach Meyer always talks about being ac-
countable and not letting the team down," Moss
said. "I'm just glad I came through for my guys
Moss almost wasn't the hero.
With 8 seconds remaining in the game, Meyer
iced Succop with a timeout. It was during this brief
period of tense emotion that Strong nearly asked
defensive end Derrick Harvey to go for the block.
"But Moss was like, 'No, no please let me do
it, please let me do it,'" Strong recalled.
After the decision was made, Moss huddled
with -McDonald and defensive tackle Steven
"Coach (Urban) Meyer looked at me,
winked at me and said, 'You're going to
UF defensive end
UF's kick block scheme called for McDonald
and Harris to double-team and shove back a South
Carolina lineman. If the two could create enough
Sof a push, Moss would have a shot at penetrating
and blocking the kick. The two. assured Moss they
would give him that space and that's just what
After the game, Moss publicly addressed the
team to thank McDonald and Harris.
"You have to give the credit to Steve Harris and
Ray McDonald knocking the guy back," Moss said.
"All I had to do was jump my highest, and I was
fortunate enough to get a piece of the ball and win
Meyer was a nervous wreck prior to the play.
"We had two timeouts, and I was going to burn
another one, but I couldn't stand it," Meyer said.
Suffice it to say, Meyer had never been so edgy
at the end of a game.
"Ya think?" he asked sarcastically. "I think that
one was numero uno."
But: "I thought he was going to block it," Meyer
added. "(Moss is) a freak."
Spurrier leaves old stomping ground a defeated man
* THE SOUTH CAROLINA COACH HAD
A BITTER RETURN TO GAINESVILLE.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
With joyous UF fans celebrating just a
few feet away and the Gators band play-
ing on a cool November evening, South
Carolina coach Steve Spurrier entered the
visitor's press room at the Swamp for the
first time as a beaten man.
Following his team's 17-16 loss to the
Gators on Saturday, he gave off his usual
"Aw shucks" demeanor while trying to
downplay his return to the field he once
"I was just trying to win a ball game,"
Spurrier said. "I was just trying to win the
game for South Carolina, never won one
here. Obviously, we had our chance, but
it didn't work out. I
irwan won't cry about it.
J "I don't know
what to say, fellas.
^ "': It just didn't work
But while Spurrier tried to downplay
the significance of his return, UF coach
Urban Meyer embraced the opportunity
to defeat the man who set the standard
"It means a lot, probably more than
I'll ever give in to," Meyer said. "And (it)
also means a lot at whatever age I am, 42
years old, to have coached against Bobby
Bowdens, Steve Spurriers, some other
coaches even in the conference, I think
SEE SPURRIER, PAGE 19
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UF forward Al Horford, grateful to return for his junior season, had
15 points and four blocks in the opener against Samford.
debut in style
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
Before the O'Connell Center's
lights blacked out and the first
notes of U2's "Where the Streets
Have No Name" seeped from the
speakers, junior Al Horford turned
to Joakim Noah and had just one
thing to say before Friday's season
opener against Samford.
"I told him, 'This is what we
came back for,'" Horford recalled.
"'We gotta love it."'
But Noah didn't need the re-
minder from his teammate. He had
been stoked for the new season to
start long ago.
"It gives me goose bumps,"
Noah said of returning. "I remem-
ber right after we won the national
championship, every time we
walked by the (O'Connell Center)
it really felt like it was our house.
Even though I don't have a key
to get in, it really feels like it's our
house. I couldn't give that up. It's
The No. 1 UF men's basketball
team defended its house in front of
11,798 people in the Gators' 79-54
victory against Samford.
UF came out with an intensity
eerily reminiscent of its passion
during its matchup against UCLA
in April. But the Gators have
moved on since then, and there
was no mention of the national
championship and no banner-
hanging ceremony before tipoff.
"We don't want to pick up
where we left off," junior point
guard Taurean Green said. "We
want to improve from our last
game, We wanted to be better."
The Gators did not miss a shot
for the first six minutes of the
game, sparking a 13-0 run that
gave the Gators an 18-5 lead.
Corey Brewer led the Gators
with 19 points. Green hit four
three-pointers, finishing with 15
points. Horford also posted 15 and
Noah chipped in 11 points and 15
rebounds. The team shot 58.5 per-
cent from the field for the night.
Noah and Horford each
with his team's
may have left
dents in the new
floor the univer-
for $60,000. "
first outing, but
knows the season is going to be
grueling. That's why he's prepared
to ready the Gators for anything
their opponents throw at them.
"I talked to our guys about not
showing any sign of weakness in
any area," Donovan said. "You
wanna hold the ball? We're going
to be tough enough and disci-
plined enough that we're going to
guard for 35 seconds. You wanna
run up and down? Ok, let's try to
score 150 points. We're going to get
everybody's best shot. It's like a
heavyweight fight every game."
S. CAROLINA 16
Score by Quarters
00:26 SC- Davis, Mike 4-yd run (Succup, R. kick)
01:25 UF-- Baker, D. 21-yd pass from Leak, C. (Hetland
14:51 SC-- Succop, R. 47-yd field goal
10:49 UF-- Hetland, C. 22-yd field goal
08:13 SC Davis, Mike 14-yd run (Succop, R. kick
03:03 UF Tebow, T. 12-yd run (Hetland, C. kick)
a: ,' statistics
First downs 23 28
Rushing attempts 28 32
Net yards rushing 135 147
Passing yards 275 254
Total offensive yards 410 401
Fumbles: Number-lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties: Number-yards 10-85 4-49
Possession time 30:31 29:29
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Running backs A-
Offensive line B
Special teams A4+
"I don't think that shadow will ever disappear
because we have to play them every year.
And now it's 1-1."
UF co-defensive coordinator Charlie Strong
on Steve Spurrier
Rushing NO Gain Loss
Davis, M. 16 94 0
Boyd, C. 11 42 2
Totals. 28 137 2
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Mitchell, B. 33-24 275 0 0
Totals 34-24 275 0 0
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Rice, S. 7 72 0 15
McKinley, K. 5 71 0 35
Brown, F. 4 35 0 .12
Davis, M. 2 22 0 18
Totals 24 275 0 48
Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
Succop, R. 3rd 47 Blocked
Succop, R. 4th 47 Good
Succop, R. 4th 48 Blocked
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Wynn, D. 12 91 1 90 0 21 7.5
Tebow, T. 5 29 0 29 1 12 5.8
Harvin, P. 4 22 2 20 0 9 5.0
Leak, C.. 7 33 14 19 0 17 2.7
Totals 32 183 36 147 1 21 4.6
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Leak, C. 27-19 254 1 1
Totals 29-19 254 1 1
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Harvin, P. 6 91 0 24
Baker, D. 4 51 1 21
Ingram, C. 3 50 0 28
Caldwell, A. 3 33 0 19
Totals 19 254 1 28
Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
1st 30 Missed
4th 22 Good
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UF quarterback Tim Tebow tumbles in for a 12-yard fourth quarter
touchdown. Tebow and the Gators are still No. 4 in the BCS.
Coach Urban Meyer took his
players aside last week and gave
them a little Bowl Championship
Meyer pointed four fingers at'
them, one for each of top four teams
in the BCS standings Ohio State,
Michigan, Louisville and UF, re-
He then told his players how
Ohio State and Michigan have to
play each other, so he eliminated the
loser of the game by covering one of
the four fingers.
Louisville lost to Rutgers on
Thursday, so Meyer covered the
other finger, leaving just two fingers
up to represent UF and the winner
of the Ohio State-Michigan game.
"You figure it out," Meyer told
his team and repeated to reporters
after UF's 17-16 win against South
Carolina on Saturday.
Still, Meyer's system isn't the one
that determines who will play in
Glendale, Ariz., for the national title
- the BCS does.
And Sunday, it took a surprising
shot at the Gators, who-still find
themselves at No. 4, despite losses
by Texas, California and Auburn on
"When I saw them lose, the first
thing that I thought was, 'How does
thathelp Florida?'" Meyer said inhis
Sunday teleconference. "I remember
them showing the BCS rankings on
ESPN, and all of the teams around
us lost. But there's only so much I
The surprise is Southern
California. While Ohio State and
Michigan are still No. 1 and No. 2
in the BCS, USC leapfrogged the
Gators into the No. 3 slot, moving
up from No. 7 last week.
"When I saw-them lose, the
first thing that I thought
was, 'How does that help
UF football coach
The Gators are ranked behind the
Trojans largelybecause of their No. 6
computer ranking. UF is also behind
USC in the Harris poll, which is part
of the BCS formula.
"We're just going to take care of
business week by week," defensive
end Jarvis Moss said after the South
Carolina game. "We just got a few
more games and then we have
the (Southeastern Conference title
game) and then after that, there's
no doubt we're going to end up in
USC's margin over UF is .0061
now, but that gap may widen in the
next two weeks. The Gators host
Division I-AA Western Carolina on
Saturday and 5-5 Florida State on
Nov. 25. Both games are sure to'hurt
UF's strength of schedule. -.,
"Is it a major hit in the comput-
ers? I don't know," Meyer said. "We
just have to win our 10th game. And
if someone wants to take a shot at
the schedule, have fun doing that.
I'd compare it to anyone else's."
UF's dream BCS scenario calls
for the following: California upsets
USC next Saturday while the Ohio
State-Michigan victor wins handily
to eliminate the possibility of a na-
tional championship rematch.
Still, UF receiver Percy Harvin,
like many of the Gators, is confident
that everything will work out.
"Now we can all sit back,"
Harvin said Saturday, "and hope-
fully everything will fall in place."
LINEBACKER INJURIES: Meyer said
Sunday he made a mistake in play-
ing linebacker Brandon Siler, who
has a second-degree sprain/tear of
"He talked us into it, and he
didn't play very well," Meyer said.
"It was probably a mistake, but it's
hard to keep a tough guy like that
out of the lineup. Like a lot of these
kids, he's really invested in this pro-
Linebacker Earl Everett, who led
the Gators with 11 tackles against
the Gamecocks, suffered a trained
ankle during the game. Afterward,
Everett said it was a minor injury
and that he would be fine.
A series of fortunate circumstances for a team Li
A after this one, South Carolina coach
Steve Spurrier suggested, "It could
be the year of the Gators."
More like the Year of the Prayer.
The Gators are one Southeastern
Conference title and a Southern Cal loss
away from the Bowl Championship Series
championship game, and at one point, you
just have to wonder: How?
Tennessee's J.T. Mapu isn't. called for
roughing the passer on a Chris Leak inter-
ception that would have been returned for
a touchdown, and the Vols' probably win.
LSU doesn't commit six turnovers, the
referees rule that Jacob Hester crossed the
goal line in the second quarter and the
Tigers upset UF in the Swamp. ... who art in
They don't call a questionable Quentin
Moses facemask against Andre Caldwell
and Georgia likely marches back and ties UF
late. ... hallowed be thy name.
Vanderbilt lands an onside kick and the
Gators might have left Nashville with their
heads down. Thy kingdom come...
And now, against South Carolina, a series
of breaks save UF's season.
The Gamecocks snap the ball a couple of
seconds earlier during the second quarter
and Ryan Succop's 55-yard field goal counts.
South Carolina wins.... thy will be done ...
Jamon Meredith doesn't flinch on the line
and Blake Mitchell's clutch 27-yard pass to
Sidney Rice to the 7-yard line during the last
minute of the game sets up the winning field
goal or touchdown.... on earth ...
Ray McDonald and Steven Harris don't
get enough of a push, Jarvis Moss doesn't
get a palm on the kick and South Carolina
could have made the game-winning 48-yard
field goal. ... as it is in heaven.
"It's a really spe-
cial deal we got go-
ing on with this team
right now," defensive
end Jarvis Moss said.
"I think you're going
LouiS to see in the weeks to
Anastasis come that we're for
Louis in the Bullpen real and we're going
email@example.com to go all the way."
You don't have
to be a Christian to
realize something supernatural is going on
Either that, or Urban Meyer is the anti-
Zook, the luckiest man to walk the face of
If Meyer is your beer-pong teammate,
your throw will ricochet off the three back
cups and land in the front one. Meyer
doesn't trip over his untied shoelaces, and
vin' on a Prayer
if he does, he probably lands on the $100 bill
he lost last week.
Two weeks ago, UF fans talked about the
unlikely fantasy that Louisville defeats West
Virginia and then quickly loses at Rutgers.
Well, that's exactly what happened.
Auburn breathing down UF's neck?
Georgia whooped them. California making
a late-season BCS title-game push? Arizona
shushed that. Texas? Hey, look quarter-
back Colt McCoy suddenly gets injured
and Manhattan, Kan., is having a Big Apple
The Gators are just one win away from
Glendale, Ariz., because you know what's
going to happen next. Cal knocks USC into
the two-loss club and Ohio State wins easily
so as to eliminate prospects of a Buckeyes-
Wolverines rematch in the title game.
How does that "lucky" and "good" say-
ing go again?
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Today's question: What is UF's biggest obsta- "
cle in making it to the national championship
game? (Cast your vote on alligatorSports.org.)
Friday's question: Who would you prefer as the
current UF coach? (See right for results.)
Meyer 73% (648)
Spurrier 27% (243)
891 TOTAL VOTES
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By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
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the UF men's and women's swimming and diving
teams fared during the weekend.
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Women qualify for NCAAs
* MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY HOPES TO
RECEIVE AN AT-LARGE BID.
By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Since Jeff Pigg took over as head coach of the
UF men's and women's cross country teams, the
men's side has set the pace. Entering this season,
the men's team had qualified for the NCAA
Championships two consecutive times, while the
women had failed to reach that stage since 1999.
But things were a little different this weekend.
Surprisingly, the women's squad won an
automatic bid to the NCAA Championships, tak-
ing second place at the NCAA South Regionals
in Knoxville, Tenn., ahead of every team but
The men's squad finished third. This, cou-
pled with a number of impressive wins during
the regular season, should enable the men's
squad to pick up an at-large bid to the NCAA
"When (the women's team) didn't finish
as well as they wanted at the SEC meet, they
weren't upset about it," Pigg said. "It just made
them hungrier to come out and have a shot at
beating some of those same teams in this meet."-
The women's top five runners earned All-
South Region honors for finishing in the top 25
of the regionals. The Gators were paced by junior
Lindsay Sundell, who finished fifth overall with a
time of 21:27.8. It was the fourth time this season
that Sundell has taken the UF women's top spot.
With a time of 21:39.9, senior Jamie Geissler
finished second for UF and 11th overall. The oth-
er three to garner All-South Region honors were
junior Kristen Johnson and sophomores Kathryn
Kramer and Jacy Kruzel.
The men's team had a solid showing as well,
but Pigg admitted he wasn't worried about earn-
ing one of the automatic bids considering how
well the Gators performed earlier in the season.
"It was a different mindset for us than it had
been in the past," Pigg said. "We knew that we
had the wins in the regular season to get an at-
large bid if we finished in the top four, so we
knew that we could hold back
'"We didn't want to overlook
this meet in any fashion, but we
Cross didn't have to open it up all the
The men earned four All-
South Region honors for the
meet. Junior Steven Hassen led the way with a
time of 31:27.2, good enough for eighth overall.
The other three All-South Region runners were
juniors Enoch Nadler and Jose Garcia and senior
When the Gators compete next week in Terre
Haute, Ind., it will mark only the second time
in UF history that both the men's and women's
squads will be at the NCAA Championships
But Pigg doesn't want his teams to get too
excited just yet.
"Our goal for both teams is to stay calm, confi-
dent and excited for what lays ahead," he said.
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