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UF averts Spurrier disaster

By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Staff Writer
bjones@alligator.org

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
Alligator Writer
jrigney@alligator.org
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
suspected pedophiles
across the country.
Investigators said
some of the suspects
traded child pornogra-
Shannon phy and broadcasted
themselves having sex
with victims during online webcam chats.

SEE PORN, PAGE 9


UF quarterback
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
leapfrogged UF.
See story, pg. 23.


Opinions sought on tuition


By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

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
policies.
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.


9 Astronomers
and children alike
were bedazzled
Thursday night at
a presentation of
what will be the
world's largest
telescope.
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
says.
Students have until Nov. 22 to re-
spond to the survey,
Student the e-mail said.
Participation is vol-
untary.
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-
cial aid.


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in Ocala forest

By JAMES RIGNEY
Alligator Writer
jrigney@alligator.org

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
40.
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
National Forest.
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
family.
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
to death.


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
week."
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
food.
"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
for them."
Mary Sheffield
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
children face.
"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
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

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-
?'.: w '-.": E teractive displays
and lectures
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 year.
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.


stars.
The telescope also has 36 huge
mirrors that capture the night
sky.
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-
finder.
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
telescopes.
"I like sharing the sky," he
said.


Students, professors hold teach-in to protest CLAS plan


* SPEAKERS BRAINSTORMED NEW
WAYS TO PROTEST THE DEBT PLAN.

By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

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,"
Grapski said.


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 said.
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-
tions.
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."
Charlie Grapski
Gainesville activist

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
impacts.
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
five-year plan.
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
plan.
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-
tive."
"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
Alligator Writer
csmith@alligator.org

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
release.
UF's Division of Student
Affairs oversees parts of the
university including the Career
Resource Center, the Reitz Union,


the Department
of Recreational
Sports and the
Department
of Housing
and Residence
Education.
Carry, a
Carry Miami native,
previously
served as associate vice president
and dean of students at Temple


University.
At Temple, he oversaw student
housing, Greek affairs and rec-
reation, as well as other areas of
student life.
He also led a task force to re-
spond to substance abuse at the
university.
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-
dents.
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
the afternoon.
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
together."
Yarkin Ulku
Sports Extravaganza organizer

This is the third soccer tournament VISA
has sponsored.
Though many people went home this
weekend for Veterans Day, a number of
families and students attended the event,


Ulku said.
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
to enjoy.
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
cultures.
"We're trying to build more of a social at-
mosphere," said Loupasakis, who is Greek.


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Later, Neil

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,
really.
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.
Trifles.
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,
OK?
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
letters@alligator.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
levelheaded, David.
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
warming real?


Thursday's question: Do you sup-
port Bernie Machen's "Academic
Enhancement" plan?


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Machen's tuition hikes bad by any name


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
S Scholarship
.' Program, many
don't have
Jake Ramsey to. Throw in
Editorial Notebook Florida Prepaid,
National Merit
jramsey@alligator.org National Merit
Scholarships and
Machen's new
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
for rent.
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
Alligator.


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Facebook.com educates student voters
Last week, I did something I'd never
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
last time.
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


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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-
American students
.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
Group.


Ginkgo trees planted in memory of UF graduate student


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

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-
vitations.
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."
Brian Roth
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
father.
"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
the fall.
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
months."
But she conceded that the infant is already
shaping up to be just like his daddy he's
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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
Breakaway Vacations.
"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
a passport.
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."
Andy Bailey
: 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
Jan. 8.
"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
feel it."
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-
tiable."
Then, Leak took over.
In pos-
sibly the most
clutch perfor-
mance of his
career, Leak
found open
receivers and
called success-.
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-
terception.
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-
nography.
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
released then.
The investigation implicated
five other men from across the
country.
Detective Mitch Nixon and
Detective Fred Cummings read
thousands of pages of conversa-
tions and sifted through files on
Norsworthy's computer.
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
their desires.
"They validate themselves by
knowing there's people out there
like them," he said.


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*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
12-6-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitiless Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-6-72-1

Just Bring Your Clothes
Preleasing Huge 2&3 Beds
Cable *W/D*Pool*Gym*Pets Ok
All we need is you! 372-8100
www.greenwichgreen.net
12-6-72-1

1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
12-6-74-1

GET YOURS!
Furnished Luxury @ Its Finest
PC lab New 24 hr GYM*
Located in the heart of G'ville!
From $499 352-271-3131
12-6-72-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$439 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
12-6-72-1

School Is Stressful
We're the Cure
Spots avail Now/Jan/Fall!
2/2*3/3*4/4 Spacious Suites
All.Inclusivel All Luxury!
Time to make the move...
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
...and start living! 373-9009
12-6-72-1

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


1 l For Rent
0 1 -furnished


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

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

Roommate Matching
Furn & Cable Incl
Starting at just $537
Gated*close to UF
335-4455
12-6-42-1

*Incredible Deal 1/1 in 4/4*
with: internet, cable, electric, water, walking
closets, full bath, wash/dry, pool view, gym,
FULL furnish. ONLY $425/mo 770-851-1292
12-6-25-1

LUXURY 2/2 CONDO
W/D, DW, walk-in closets. Pool and BBQ
area on premises. Less than 5 min to UF &
Shands! 352-494-6062 12-6-22-1

LUXURY TOWNHOME
New 3BR/2.5BA. Golf, -gated, $1200/mo.
Available now. Near SFCC. Call Leslie 954-
309-0856 12-4-20-1

TOWNHOME 2BR/2.5BA for female stu-
dent for spring & summer semesters. Near
Archer Rd & 34th St. Call 904-400-2145 or
904-962-2065 or nguyen2153@yahoo.com
11-15-5-1

* 1 ROOM EFFICIENCY $450/mo
* 1BR APT $550/mo
Avail now. Tower & Archer, bus line, pvt, lin-
ens, dishes, utils, TV cable incl. NS, no pets,
female pref. Each $250 dep. Betty 372-1191
11-16-5-1

Non-smoking female roommate wanted.
3/2 house, fireplace, screen porch, fenced
yard. Cable TV, wireless internet, utilities
included. Nice neighborhood, swim, tennis,
fitness room. Call Melissa 706-766-5682
11-28-10-1

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

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will
not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of
offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.


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

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

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

Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
12-6-72-2

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

New Year, New Place Downtown!
Spacious Two Bedroom Townhouse
Alarm*Washer & Dryer*Pets OK
Nightlife Restaurants Shopping
Limited Availability! 338-0002
12-6-72-2

*SUN ISLAND APT@
**Walk or Bike to Campus*e
1-1 from $500/moS*2-1 from $550/mo
www.sunisland.info***376-6720
12-6-72-2

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!
Beautiful Pools/Courtyards!
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 12-6-72-2

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


For Rent
U unfurnished

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

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

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

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

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

LuxuryAcross from UF
Reserving for Fall
2/2 W/D, Alarm
D/W, Pets Ok
Open Weekends 371-7777
12-6-72-2

All About The Extras!
Luxury 2 & 3 BR
Aerobics*Tanning*Spa
Gated*Close to UF
RMM avail*335-4455
12-6-72-2

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

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


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For Rent
unfurnished


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

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

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

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


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

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


Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
12-6-72-2

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
12-6-72-2


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W l unfurnished

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

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
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-6-72-2

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

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

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
352-331-2099 11-17-7-2

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


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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!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118
12-6-60-2

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

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

Luxury 1/1 wlWID!
Close to UF*Starting at $779
Leasing for Spring*367-9910
12-6-40-2


Campus Realty
Great' homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
http://rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
12-6-37-2

**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; atucker458@aol.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


For Rent
unfurnished


2BR HOUSE
$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
332-7700 1-12-29-2

STUDIO APARTMENT
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
11-15-10-2

SHANDS AREA
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
11-16-10-2

SPACIOUS 1BR APT
Ceiling fans, large yard, quiet. $460/mo. Incl
water & sewer. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. 378-
3704 11-17-10-2

NEAR DOWNTOWN
2BR house, ceramic tile throughout, cent
A/H, enclosed patio, avail now. $650
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 12-6-22-2

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-
808-2388 11-13-5-2

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 gbgeej@ufl.edu.
11-13-5-2

QUIET
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-
3321 11-14-5-2

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
374-7175. 11-14-5-2

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-
10-2

Spaciuos 4/3 in NW Gainesville.
2160 sq. ft. Wood & tile flooring.
2 Car garage 4 miles from campus
$2000/mo + sec deposit.
352-374-3890 12-6-18-2


S For Rent
unfurnished

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.
11-22-10-2

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.
11-22-10-2

1-4BRS AVAILABLE
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

3BR/1BA HOUSE
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-
$600.338-2769/494-1188 11-16-5-2

NOVEMBER FREE!!!
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
11-17-5-2

HAILEY GARDENS CONDO
Short term lease. Roommate needed, $425/
mo. 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, living room furnished.
Available immediately 386-426-1340 11-
17-5-2
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


IHl Subleases


WINDSOR HALL
Exclusive all-women's building. Pool, gym
and utilities included. $435/mo. Call Ashli
561-386-1982 11-22-24-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
LEXINGTON CROSSING. Available spring/
summer. $470/mo. Call 941-219-9099 11-
17-15-3

SUNRISE APTS 1 BR/1 BA
@ $460/mo Lease thru July 07. Available
Dec 15, 06. Call Jameel 352-328-9078 11-
13-10-3 -

1BR/1BA TOWNHOUSE
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-
8230 11-21-14-3

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-
11-3

SPRING SUBLEASE
STONERIDGE APTS.
$350/month
1 BR/1 BA furnished/unfurnished.
Call Sofia 786-853-6432 11-15-10-3


a I Subleases


STUDIO APARTMENT!
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, ejok32@ufl.edu. 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
11-13-5-3

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-
10-3

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-
2640 11-13-5-3

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

SPRING SUBLEASE
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-
713-4788 11-14-5-3

WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES
1BR available in 4BR/2BA near campus.
$365/mo + 1/4 utilities. jbrar7@ufl.edu, 407-
461-0355 11-30-15-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA University Club Apts.
Avail spring & summer. $415/mo utils vary &
not incl. Call 305-609-9651. Females only.
11-13-3-3

$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
11-15-5-3

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
11-16-5-3

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-
16-5-3

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-
16-5-3

2BR/2BA, NEWER BUILDING
4 blocks to UF, W/D in unit, now til Aug 07.
Good parking. $700/ino. 941-374-8477 11-
27-10-3

SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
for Spring Semester. Poolside apartment
for only $524 a month. Please call 904-434-
0966 12-6-16-2

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
theiryn@gmail.com 11-17-5-3


SRoommates


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


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

FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for four
bedroom furnished pool house. $450/mo +
utils. 1 mile from campus on bus route. Non-
smoker. No Dogs. Avail immediately. Call
954-899-7197 1-18-45-4

MODERN HOUSE
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.
jenni88@ufl.edu 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-
21-10-4

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




MOST WANTED


Bernice B.

Bryant
Black Female
(DOB 08/06/57); 5'07",
130 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Possession of a Controlled
Substance 2 Counts, Sale
of Cocaine Within 1000
Ft of Worship and
Conspiracy to Sell Cocaine
ALACrUA COUNTY


CRIME

STOPPERS

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006" ALLIGATOR, 13


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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 cyclechick650@gmail.com
11-17-12-4

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
11-16-10-4

LA MANCHA
Furnished room for rent. Free electric, cable
& interest. $475/mo. Call 284-7304 12-4-
20-4

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-
3561 11-13-5-4

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-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 12-6-20-4

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
11-15-7-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
for room in Greenwich Green. Pvt BA, rent
around $530/mo. Call 727-501-2554 11-
20-10-4

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
questions. 11-13-4-4

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.
11-14-5-4

FEMALE NEEDED for a renovated 2/1
Sun Bay Apt. Non-smoker. $315 + 1/2 util.
Available now! Must love cats! Call Sascha
352-328-4682. 11-16-6-4

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
11-22-10-4

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.
1-9-20-4

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-
8209 11-20-10-4

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
11-16-5-4

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
321-278-6222 11-16-5-4

1BR/1BA for rent in ROCKWOOD VILLAS
Condo. Available for the Spring 2007 se-
mester. $450/month + half utilities. Contact
727-742-9083 11-16-5-4


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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).
11-30-91-5

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

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

NEW CONSTRUCTION
Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 11-20-65-5


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

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

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




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







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.
352-538-7879 12-4-20-5


Lenox Luxury Townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, 5
minutes to UF. 1414 sq ft, garage & patio,
shows like model! $184,900, 954-579-1268
11-16-10-5








COUNTRY CLUB LIVING
COLLEGE PRICES!
1,2&3 BR condo's from the low $100's.
Pool, tennis, fitness & more.
Call for office hours (352)371-9555.
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
www.windsorparkatuf.com
.11-30-15-5

**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 alynn4@gmail.com
11-14-5-5

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


i Furnishings

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


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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
Fall completion
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Contact Agent
Maria "Birdie" Pla Mumane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
www.venture-realty.com
11-30-65-5

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, jab39@bellsouth.net
11-17-47-5

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
11-17-15-5

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-
13-3-5

ROCKWOOD VILLAS
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.
11-16-10-5


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
352-264-9799 12-6-72-8

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
12-6-72-6

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

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Fre1'Delivery.
264-9799 12-6-72-6

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


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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.
12-6-72-6
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6
FUTON -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
12-6-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-6-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031

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

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

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
'$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
12-6-72-6

*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Cal ,-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-6-72-6
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
12-6-72-6

*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.
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352-371-2230
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12-6-72-7
GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-6-72-7
GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
Free Estimates
352-337-2500 12-6-72-7
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
352-373-2326
12-6-25-7


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looking to


Couch, Loveseat, Futon frame Want per
Cpu cart w/lthr chair, seat? Che
20? tv w/stand, tbl w/ 4 chairs N
2end tbls, Coffee tbl, 5cd stereo
$950 will split obo 239-841-6700 11-30-
15-6
KENMORE ELITE 424
12-6-72-9
WASHER & DRYER
6 years old, work well. $300. Call 339-0676
11-15-5-6

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
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Sadd a second to that collection?
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V & USED BIKES FOR SALE
VE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
* Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)



For Sale


NG:
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
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7


.IOW A+ onputer U.ee

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


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

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

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/
online/ 11-17-20-10

OLAPTOP HP Windows 2000 $165 as is.
004 HONDA CRV STEEL ALLOY RIMS
$165 as is.
Arradondo Farms. Call 352-505-6175,
teacherkakashi@aol.com 11-15-4-10

* 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


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

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

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

***GatorMoto***
New '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
12-6-72-11


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

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

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

SCOOTER CLEARANCE
Hundreds off NEW 2006
motorscooters! Thru Dec 15th!
New Scooters 4'Less, NS4L.com
1901 NW 67th PI. 336-1271 12-1-15-11


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2006 KAWASKI NINJA
250cc Blue
1100 mi. $2,700
Email: nebreuer@yahoo.com or call
Norman at 331-4559 or 392-1864 x 180.
11-17-7-11



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*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
12-6-72-12

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

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
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BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

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12-6-72-12

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

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

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


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87 Volvo Sedan $2999
90 Audi Sedan $2999
94 Chevy Blazer $1999
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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
12-6-36-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
00* FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 '12-6-34-12

FREE REMOVAL OF
JUNK CARS
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-
sage. 11-14-10-12
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
11-17-9-12

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


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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-
12


18* Wanted


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

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area 11-13-
80-13

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

ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
.ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
11-13-80-13

* NEED ROOM for erudite, cultured middle-
aged male. Reasonable furnishings & rent.
* COLLECTOR: wants Beatles vinyl re-
cords, Bob Dylan, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd,
etc. allymaxusa@yahoo.com 11-14-2-13


Eli Help Wanted E Help Wanted Help Wanted 3


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

the independent norida

alligator

FT ACCOUNTING CLERK
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: rpelham@alligator.org. No
phone calls please. EOE

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

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work 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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
S2442 12-6-72-14


GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
1-31-81-14

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

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

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
12-6-72-14

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

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

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

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

X-MARTADULT SUPERCENTER
Now hiring, all shifts
Apply in person
3510 SW13th St. 11-30-40-14

PERFECT PT JOB
Evening sales rep, no exp. necessary.
$7-10/hr gtd. paid training, paid weekly,
Flexible schedule 352-377-2573
11-17-23-14

Broke?
Tuition and books cost you an arm & a leg?
Can't afford to put gas in your car?
WE'VE GOT THE ANSWER TO YOUR
MONEY PROBLEMS
Part time and full time telephone sales posi-
tions available immediately! Positions pay
hourly wages PLUS commission. Flexible
day and night time hours available.
Send resume to
wehavejobs@@infiniteenergy.com.
Find more information at
www.infiniteenergy.com EOE/AA/MFDV
11-13-20-14

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.
11-14-20-14

LAFIESTA
now hiring WAITSTAFF, HOSTESSES,
COOKS, DISHWASHERS. Apply in person
7038 NW 10th PI anytime after 2pm..11-
15-20-14

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.
11-15-19-14


PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 12-6-
30-14

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





PA. AIGM
Nea mew'yite ya want la ho
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
Flexible hours, Great pay
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
www.teamparadigm.com
12-6-30-14

PIZZA MAKER/CASHIER
Now accepting applications
Experience preferred.
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-
17-20-14

PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
for blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful 352-339-4600
11-17-20-14

GatorMoney.com
Earn $1000's Monthly on your own time.
Find FREE money for school.
11-28-20-14

SEARS OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE 12-
6-25-14

Finance co. seeks FTAdminAsst. Long term,
bilingual pref. Ph skills, cust svc & comp exp
a must. Salary + bonuses. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 12-6-25-14
1'.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Fast-paced call center seeks enthusiastic
team players. Flexible hours! Apply in
person M-F, 9am-4pm. 1830 NE 2nd St.
cgonzalez@ust.com 11-29-20-14

IT position. Required exp with HTML,
JavaScript, database driven websites.
Exp with 1 or more of the following
technologies recommended: ASP 3.0
(wNBScript), ASP.Net, Microsoft SQL
Server, CSS programming/layout, PERL,
IIS Administration. Exp with networking and
PC maintenance a plus. $12/hr to start. Call
352-224-1857 between 1 & 3, M-F. Also ac-
cept resumes via fax 352-377-0488 or email
at jobs@abazias.com with IT in subject.
11-13-10-14

PAID CALENDAR MODELS!!!
Need 12 girls with hot rock and roll look
for professional bikini/lingere shoot in Dec.
Make easy cash and advance your career!
e-mail erik@ramtech.net NOW!
11-13-10-14

Gainesville Computer Solutions
exp. computer tech needed for professional
environment. Students encouraged. Fax
352-371-8608 11-14-10-14

Gainesville Computer Solutions
Experienced bookkeeper PT. Financial and
accounting students encouraged. Fax 352-
371-8608 11-14-10-14

PESI Mech engineering iniern
PT position available. Students encouraged.
Must have exp in SolidWorks or ProE. Fax
352-371-8606 11-14-10-14

COMPUTER USERS WANTED
Earn up to $25-75/hr Training Provided.
WorkmadeFun.com 11-30-20-14


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mI Help Wanted


POSITIONS AVAILABLE
FT/PT IN SALES
GATORFEVER Archer Rd.
692-4472 OR 692-5597 11-30-19-14

CATERING/DRIVER positions available
with Gainesville's best catering company.
All shifts & flexible hours for enthusiastic
people who want a fun job loaded with op-
portunity and variety. Apply at 904 N Main St.
11-15-10-14

G8RBAY.com
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &-
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
*eBay Eperience a plus *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 11-15-10-14

GATORMONEY.COM
Don't deliver pizzas. Earn good money with
a job that you can do from almost anywhere.
Also, FREE $50 gift cards, grant-finding re-
sources, and more. 12-4-20-14



SUSOII.2EC
Delivery Driver, Sushi Rollers, Cashiers.
Great pay, discounts on sushi, flexible hours.
Apply in person: 808 W. University Ave. 11-
16-10-14

ORUSSELL GRACE IMAGES*
Seeks sales personnel to staff kioske @
Oaks Mall. Inquire: sauer789@cox.net 11-
13-7-14

Spend your summer in a lakefront cabin in
Maine. If you're looking to spend this sum-
- mer outdoors, have fun while you work, and
make lifelong friends, then look no further.
Camp Mataponi, a residential girls camp
in Maine, has male/female summertime
openings for Land Sports, Waterfront (small
crafts, skiing, life guarding, WSI, boat driv-
ers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding,
Arts & Crafts, Theater, Cooking, Gymnastics,
Dance, Videography, Group Leaders &
more. Top salaries plus room/board &
travel provided. ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS
WILL BE CONDUCTED. Call us today toll
free at 1-888-684-2267 or apply online at
www.campmataponi.com. 12-4-20-14

Restaurant Help Wanted
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Oak IHammock

Waitstaff- PT
Hiring smiles and great attitudes to wait
tables in our resort style retirement commu-
nity. No experience necessary; willing to train
those with the right attitude and commitment
to providing excellent customer service.
Flexible schedules offered and guaranteed
hourly rate of pay. Must be able to work vari-
ous shifts. Onsite Interviews (M-F 9 am 11
am & 2:00 pm 4:00 pm)

5100 SW 25th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
Oak Hammock is a DFWP/EOE!
careers@oakhammock.org
Jobline: 352-548-1180 11-16-10-14

Bento Cafe Hiring!
Sushi chefs & front staff for both locations.
Apply: Royal Park Theatre location: Exp pref
12-6-21-14

BEST JOB EVER! Exec asst needed ASAP
for Gville company. Good exp for Marketing/
PR/Adv majors. 15-20 hrs/wk, flexible to
your schedule. Must have reliable car, cell
& computer. MS Office & Research skills a
plus. Only those in Gville for next year need
apply. Send resumes to amanda34@ufl.edu.'
11-20-10-j,4

RECEPTIONIST for busy law firm. Must be
organized, motivated, and outgoing, with
reliable transportation. Exp preferred. 4-5
AM ares per day/M-F. Please fax resume to
379-3926 11-13-5-14

PROGRAMMER WANTED
Reqs, C++, PHP, MySQL, ActionScript and
a BS or equivalent exp. Email resume to
jeff@c-arts.com. Visit www.c-arts.com/jobs
for more iifo. 11-20-10-14


) E ll Help Wanted


*****SORORITY69900
needs a few good workers for kitchen & din-
ing help. Great food! Call 378-9032 to make
an appointment to apply. 11-17-9-14
PT OFFICE ASSISTANT
Need student willing to learn and good
with multitasking. Familiarity with Word,
Quickbooks a plus. 15-20 hours/week. Fax
resume to 375-7031 11-14-5-14

CHEER COACH
needed to teach Children's 8 week cheer-
leading program. One day per week in
Gainesville. Call toll free 866-236-2767
11-14-5-14
ORANGE & BLUE TEXTBOOKS
Now hiring Delivery Driver. Must have valid
FL DL, be familiar with UF campus. Send re-
sume to juanita@obtbo6ks.com 11-14-5-14
SUN SURGICAL SUPPLY
Part time WAREHOUSE WORK/DRIVER.
Must have clean driving record. Drug Free
Workplace. Send resume to 302 NW 6th
Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 11-21-10-14
Honey Baked Ham co. is now accepting ap-
plications for holiday employment positions.
Avail are: sales counter, cashiers, produc-
tion associates & sandwich prep. Apply in
person at 618 NW 60th St., 1 BIk E of the
Oaks Mall behind McDonalds 352-331-1253
11-22-10-14

SERVERS
Experienced & friendly. Start now & be off 12/
24 1/2. Apply in person between 2 & 5pm.
NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW75 St. 11-15-5-14
Earn $1000 plus per week part time from
your location with just a phone and a com-
puter in the travel industry. Free website &
training. Toll free 877-296-1930 11-15-5-14

PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER
Experience preferred, apply Mon thru Fri, 2-
4pm. Call 378-6343 11-15-5-14

NOW HIRING ALL POSITIONS
34th St. TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
Apply within. Call 379-9988 11-15-5-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
SOLUTIONS BRIDAL
FT Salary + Commission
Fax Resume to: 352-374-7293 11-22-10-14
APARTMENT HUNTERS NOW HIRING
Customer Service and phone skills a plus.
FT/PT, Flex Schedule. Apply at 1402 W. Univ
Ave. 11-16-5-14

PT CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Excellent pay. Call 378-8252 11-27-10-14

$10 $15/hr, CAREGIVERS WANTED
Flexible hrs, plus benefits; visit www.hen
eshealthcareagency.citymax.com or call
352-331-1777 for more info. Ask for Hene.
11-27-10-14

MOTHER'S HELPER
wanted for active 19-month-old. 12-15 hours
a week. $8/hr, flexible schedule. References
and experience required. Call 281-7829 or e-
mail leighmm@gmail.com 11-17-6-14

PT AFTER SCHOOL SUPERVISOR
needed M-F 2:30 6:00. Apply 8505 NW39th
Ave. 11-16-5-14

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT
wanted PT possible FT, BA/BS in
Psychology & 1 yr commitment min
req. Will train in Psychological
test administration. Fax resume
to: CPANCF 352-371-1730
www.cpancf.com
11-16-5-14
FRENCH ADDICTION LINGERIE
RETAIL: Sexpositive, fun attitude a must.
Base + commission $$$
THEATRICAL: Singing telegrams
819 W. University Ave. 373-6628 11-14-
5-14
YARD & CLEANING

PT. Fearless of heights, stamina, pride in
one's work, inside (includes bathrooms)\
outside. Send resume to: 626 NE 1st St,
32601, or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 11-
16-5-14


S ill Help Wanted


OFFICE ASSISTANT
FT, verve, vigorous, versatile. Exc computer
skills yes, virtual no. Resume to: 626 NE
1st St. 32601, or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com
11-16-5-14

HIP HOP INSTRUCTOR
For 2 children ages 8 & 10 at my home. Will
need music. Resume to:
paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 11-16-5-14

TELEMARKETING
Local calling only. PT from your location.
Excellent commissions. Call Tom 4-5pm M-F,
219-0835 11-17-5-14

Nanny/Housekeeper needed. Minimum 25
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MSU win helps Gators clinch share of SEC title


* UF SWEPT THE BULLDOGS
ON SUNDAY.

By JOSH ARMSTRONG
Alligator-Writer
jarmstrong@alligator.org

The Gators entered the match
quietly but left to the sound of
hundreds chanting "S-E-C, S-E-
C."
The No. 7 UF volleyball team
clinched its 16th consecutive
Southeastern Conference title
with a sweep of Mississippi State
on Sunday.
"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
next weekend.
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
sans introductions.
"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
blocks.
Junior middle blocker Kisya
Killingsworth had her ninth con-


secutive match with double-digit
kills (12).
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-
bounds.


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
Alligator Writer
rrobins@alligator.org

What's another 24 hours? Nothing to the UF soc-
cer team.
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
shootout 4-3.
The Gators will now play the second seed, UCLA,
in the Round of 16. A date and a location will be an-
nounced today.
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
them."
Becky Burleigh
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
program."


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Jaguars' puzzling


trend continues

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

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
today."
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
yards.
"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."






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Freshmen
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

In front of packed bleachers of
high school stars, three true fresh-
men acted as UF's best recruiting
tool.
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
Saturday.
"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-


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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
yards.
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
either.
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


recruits
slowed the speedy Harvin until
Saturday.
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


Spurrier


foot when they had chances to score. The
Gamecocks piled up a total of 410 yards on
offense.
"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
lanastasis@alligator.org

The Gators were about to lose to their former
coach and Charlie Strong was not about to watch
it happen.
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
his eyes.
"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'
and hollerin'."
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
season.
"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
tonight."


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
Harris.
"Coach (Urban) Meyer looked at me,
winked at me and said, 'You're going to
block it.'"
Jarvis Moss
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
happened.
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
the game."
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
dtreat@alligator.org

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
named.
"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
out."
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
at UF.
"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
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15 points and four blocks in the opener against Samford.



Defending champs


debut in style


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

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
priceless."
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
blocked four


,
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Brewer
with his team's


shots, which
may have left
dents in the new
floor the univer-
sity purchased
for $60,000. "
UF coach
Billy Donovan
was pleased
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
S. Carolina
Florida


3. 4
0 9
0 10


Scoring summary
First quarter
00:26 SC- Davis, Mike 4-yd run (Succup, R. kick)
Second quarter
01:25 UF-- Baker, D. 21-yd pass from Leak, C. (Hetland
C. kick)
Fourth quarter
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
blocked)
03:03 UF Tebow, T. 12-yd run (Hetland, C. kick)

a: ,' statistics
SC UF
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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Quarterbacks A-
Running backs A-
Receivers A
Offensive line B
Defensive line
Linebackers C
Secondary D
Special teams A4+
Coaching B



"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


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Rushing NO Gain Loss
Davis, M. 16 94 0
Boyd, C. 11 42 2
Totals. 28 137 2


LG AVG
19 5.9
9 3.6
19 4.8


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

) Gators
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


Hetland, C.
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Despite five top-10 BCS losses, Gators still at No. 4


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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
Series lesson.
Meyer pointed four fingers at'
them, one for each of top four teams
in the BCS standings Ohio State,
Michigan, Louisville and UF, re-
spectfully.
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
Saturday. .
"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
can control."
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
Florida?"'
Urban Meyer
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
Arizona."
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
the MCL.
"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-
gram."
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.
Our Father...
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
heaven ...
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
lanastasis@alligator.org to go all the way."
You don't have
to be a Christian to
realize something supernatural is going on
here.
Either that, or Urban Meyer is the anti-
Zook, the luckiest man to walk the face of
the Swamp.
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
party.
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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1. UF
2. Kentucky
3. Tennessee
4. Georgia
5. S. Carolina
6. Vanderbilt


7-1
4-3
3-3


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.)


Percent, Votes
Meyer 73% (648)
Spurrier 27% (243)


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By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
agonzalez@alligator.org


* Check out alligatorSports.org to find out how
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Women qualify for NCAAs


* MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY HOPES TO
RECEIVE AN AT-LARGE BID.

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer

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
Georgia.
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
Championships.
"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.


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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
a little.
'"We didn't want to overlook
this meet in any fashion, but we
Cross didn't have to open it up all the
Country way."
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
Daniel Parker.
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
together.
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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