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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2006


UF on outside looking in for BCS title game


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

Sorry, Gators. You'll probably
have to settle for a BCS bowl at
best.


And a loss to Arkansas
in Saturday's Southeastern
Conference game will likely send
you to the Capital One Bowl.
Resignation might be the
prevailing theme in Gainesville


after the release of the latest Bowl
Championship Series standings on
Sunday..
The Gators (11-1,7-1 SEC) are in
the same No. 4 slot they have been
mired in for four weeks. And bar-


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Coach Urban Meyer and the Gators will probably get shut out of the national championship game unless
they can defeat Arkansas and UCLA can upset Southern Cal on Saturday.


ring a deluge of luck, they will be
no higher than No. 3 if they defeat
Arkansas.
Even UF coach Urban Meyer,
who one week ago lobbied loud
and hard against voters and a
possible rematch of Michigan and
Ohio State, has quieted down.
"I think the BCS has done
the best they possibly could in a
very difficult situation," Meyer
said on a Sunday teleconference.
"Obviously, for anyone that thinks
logically, it's not the best system.
But it's the best system at this
time."
Southern Cal is the team boxing
the Gators out of Glendalb, Ariz.
The No. 2 Trojans leapfrogged
Michigan after dominating Notre
Dame 44-24. Michigan fell to No.
3. The BCS, Harris Poll, Coaches'
Poll and computers all have identi-
cal one-through-five rankings.
UF's final hope lies with the
other Los Angeles team. UCLA
- 6-to-1 underdogs must upset
USC on Saturday. Then the Gators
must pray that a win against the
Razorbacks catapults them past
Michigan.
UF is just .04 points behind the
Wolverines in the computers.
But none of this matters if the
Gators lose to now-No. 9 Arkansas
and USC defeats UCLA.
If that happens, UF will most
likely play in the Capital One


Bowl. But the Orange Bowl still
prefers the Gators if they can get
them.
Everything hinges on the Rose
Bowl. This bowl must choose be-
tween Notre Dame and No. 5 LSU
to play Michigan.
The Tigers are the logical
pick after their 31-26 win against
Arkansas. But Rose Bowl represen-
tatives still want Notre Dame. The
problem is that the Fighting Irish
have already played Michigan.
If the Rose Bowl
takes Notre Dame,
the Orange Bowl
Swill probably take
Football UF against an
Atlantic Coast
Conference representative. But
if the Rose Bowl picks LSU, the
Gators would be shut out of the
Orange Bowl in favor of the Big
East champion. Only two schools
from the same conference are al-
lowed to participate in BCS bowls
and Arkansas and LSU would
already be in.
The Sugar Bowl will pit Notre
Dame or the Big East cham-
pion against the victor of the UF-
Arkansas game.
The Fiesta Bowl will take No. 8
Boise State and the winner of the
Big 12 Championship game.
Meyer avoided BCS talk on
SEE FOLLOW, PAGE 5


THANKSGIVING

Some students pursue tradition outside family circle


By JENNIFER SHEPARD
Alligator Contributing Writer

While most UF students were checking
bus schedules or eating turkey last week,
Katherine Murphy was attending an on-cam-
pus concert to pass the time.
Murphy, a freshman from Pensacola, was
one of many who didn't make it home for
Thanksgiving.
Some students stayed in Gainesville to
work, while others simply didn't want to
make long trips back to their hometowns.
"I decided a few weeks ago probably
when I got my job, which is the reason I'm


staying," said Murphy, who works at the Gap
clothing store in The Oaks Mall.
She was hired as a seasonal employee
specifically to work on big holiday shopping
days, like the day after Thanksgiving and the
weeks leading up to Christmas.
"I would like to go home because I have
a lot of friends there, but I know how impor-
tant it is for me to work," she said.
As soon as Murphy found out she would
have to stay in Gainesville for Thanksgiving,
she called and told her mother, who offered
to visit with Murphy's younger sister.
"I was a little surprised, though, that it's
so important to my mom," Murphy said.


After thinking for a few seconds, she added,
"I guess I shouldn't be surprised. She is my
mor."

"It's a lot better than eating a
frozen pizza for Thanksgiving."
Tommy Gilliam
UFjunior

Tommy Gilliam, a communication sci-
ences and disorders junior, went home to Fort
Lauderdale in 2004 and 2005, but he listed car
trouble as one of the reasons he skipped the
six-hour trip this year.
"My car's broken, and we're really not


having Thanksgiving this year," he said.
Gilliam had planned to work at a craft fair
over the long weekend, but a friend offered
to take him home to Orange Park with her,
he said.
"She thought I'd be sad, staying here all
weekend," he said. "She thought itd be bet-
ter than having a nice Thanksgiving all on
my own."
Gilliam said he felt "indescribable joy"
when he found out he'd be having dinner at
his friend's house.
"It's a lot better than eating a frozen pizza

SEE THANKS, PAGE 5


N UF forward Joakim
Noah and the No. 1
Gators suffered their
first defeat since
February when No. 10
Kansas won 82-80 on
Saturday. Jayhawks
guard Brandon Rush
scored the winning
layup over Noah.
See story, pg. 16.


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Aquatic department finds sanctuary at 'Clubhouse'


By ADRIAN MONTANEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

Students in UF's Department of
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences usu-
ally have a hard time when they try to
find their professors' office for the first
time.
It's small. You'd bump into the wall
if you took more than three steps across,
and it's only about twice as deep as it
is wide.
The tiny, unmarked, white building
was a storage room for UF's Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sciences, but
now it's where about 60 students and 15
faculty members hold meetings on cam-
pus and a place where professors can
spend their time working in between
classes.
"I couldn't find it at first," said Matt
Lauretta, a graduate student in the pro-
gram. "They had to wave me in because
I was walking around all lost, looking
for it."
Despite its small size, faculty mem-
bers and students are glad to have a
space on campus, and students have
nicknamed it "The Clubhouse."
However, a few times a week the
small office gets' crowded, the air gets
thick and elbows jostle a bit too much.
"Sometimes it gets hot and we get
people standing outside the door,
looking inside and writing down some
equations from the board," said associ-
ate professor Mike Allen.
Although no classes are taught in the
office, the department holds a study ses-
sion twice a week for about 15 people.


When looking for privacy, students
and professors talk outside the build-
ing at nearby picnic tables so as not to
bother anyone or be overheard.
A map showing students how to get
to a nearby bathroom is an almost-per-
manent feature on the office's dry-erase
board, since the building has none of its
own.
Students have thought about wheth-
er the department's name should be on
the building to make it easier to find,
but decided against it.

"They had to wave me in be-
cause I was walking around all
lost, looking for it."
Matt Lauretta
UF graduate student

"If you think of it, it would be kind
of embarrassing," Lauretta said.
The story that brings the depart-
ment's headquarters on campus to this
tiny room is one that began about 20
years ago, Allen said.
When the department was first
formed, it was based at 7922 NW 71st
St. At the time only about five faculty
members were involved, and the de-
partment was mostly research oriented,
he said.
An on-campus facility wasn't a pri-
ority back then, Allen said.
Now, with about 60 students and 15
faculty members, an on-campus office
has become a necessity.
Although the department remains
based off campus, some classes are


taught on campus, he said.
Professors have their own off-cam-
pus offices, but it's convenient for them
to have a place on campus to meet with
students, Allen said.
"This is the first time I actually get
the chance to be on campus," said Jason
Dotson, a graduate student in the pro-
gram.
Driving from campus to the depart-
ment's off-campus offices can take up
to 45 minutes, and it's a headache when
professors have to drive back and forth
between their offices and the class-
rooms where they teach, said Bill Pine,
a fisheries and aquatic sciences associ-
ate professor.
The department's faculty looked
around campus for a space and found
the building, which at the time was
being used to store desks and old com-
puters.
They asked administrators at IFAS if
it would be possible to use it as an of-
fice, Pine said.
The Department of Fisheries and
Aquatic Sciences is a part of IFAS,
which allowed them to use the room as
an office, said Joe Joyce, IFAS executive
associate vice president.
"They needed space to interact with
students," Joyce said. "We are glad we
could help."
Despite modifications, the back of
the building, separated by a wall, is still
used for storage, Allen said.
But professors aren't complaining.
"We are happy to be able to have a
place on campus," Pine said. "Location
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The lines are cast. They are far-
reaching and numerous. Hoping
that just a few will bite the bait, they
lure millions of people.
UF alumnus Emmanuel Laroche
was caught by phishers in June
when he filled out a request from
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They wanted him to update account
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credit card he had not applied for.
"That's when I realized I should
have gone with my first instinct,"
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Scammers are increasingly using
phishing to get personal informa-
tion from individuals and use it for
fraudulent purposes.
Phishing is identity theft carried
out through a Web site that seems to
represent a legitimate company, said
Bank of America spokeswoman Lisa
Vallejo.
"The visitors to the site, thinking
they are buying something from a
real business, submit their personal
information to the site," she said.
"The criminals then use the personal
information for their own purposes
or sell the information to other
criminal parties."
Scammers also send personal
e-mails to consumers, pretending
to be banks or businesses such as
PayPal. The e-mails, fabricated with
logos and messages sometimes dif-
ficult to discern from authentic ones,
request personal information such


as addresses, Social Security num-
bers, debit card numbers, PINs and
telephone numbers.
"Some of them can be very so-
phisticated," said Wachovia finan-
cial specialist Greg Cox.
Still, there are dues that the
messages are counterfeit, including
misspelled words and poor writing,
Cox said.
Cox warned that a real organiza-
tion would never ask for informa-
tion such as PINs over the Internet
or the phone.
Despite the signs, consumers are
sometimes caught off guard and
fall for the phishers' scam. Vallejo
suggests that victims of phishing
take the following steps to protect
themselves. Consumers should tell
the credit bureau agencies that they
may be a victim of identity theft and
ensure that no personal information
has been compromised.
Also, notify the Fraud Hotline at
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try. In southern parts of Florida,
about 75 percent of Wachovia's
operating costs go to recovery from
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"It feels as if someone has broken
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affect the confidence people have in
the bank."
Signing for purchases instead of
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By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Gainesville residents hungry for exot-
ic foods or organic products can now find
both at a new supermarket in northwest
Gainesville.
The Fresh Market, a supermarket that
specializes in unique food items, opened
Wednesday at 4120 NW 16th Blvd.
The store offers sauces, cheeses and
produce not found in typical supermar-
kets, as well as more than 50 types of
olive oil. People who enjoy experiment-
ing with recipes will enjoy shopping at
the new store, said Harry Soto, district
manager of new stores.
"We are a very different market," he
said. "We're one of those stores where
you can find rare things, things that are
hard to find."
Company research showed that
Gainesville would be a promising loca-
tion for a store. The Fresh Market seeks to
attract customers who are "more refined"
in their buying habits and Gainesville
is full of people who fit that description,
Soto said.
Students who don't have time to ex-
periment can pick up ready-to-go meals,
including salads, rotisserie chickens,
sandwiches and wraps, he said.
The store is not laid out in a typical


supermarket style. Track lighting lines
the ceilings, and the floors are laid with
Italian tile. Customers often compare
the environment of the store to that of
smaller markets they have visited in
France, Soto said.
"You don't feel like you're in a super-
market," Soto said.
"We're one of those stores
where you can find rare things."
Harry Soto
The Fresh Market district manager

The produce section at The Fresh
Market features a variety of organic fruits
and vegetables. Organic food must pass a
60-page set of rules and regulations about
how it should be grown, said Marilyn
Swisher, an associate professor of sus-
tainable agriculture at UF. Organic food
is also free of pesticides and hormones.
But with all the extras that The Fresh
Market offers, its prices may be higher
than college students are used to.
"I would consider going once in a
while," said Lauren Menke, a microbi-
ology and cell science sophomore who
has shopped at The Fresh Market in
Pembroke Pines. "If I had the money I'd
go (to the new Gainesville store) more
often."


- Wynn questionable for Saturday


FOLLOW, from page 1
Sunday for the most part. The coach did
say he would like to see every major con-
ference institute a championship game.
"I think that's the right thing to do,"
Meyer said. "Every conference should have
a playoff and the champion of that should
go compete for the national championship.
Will that happen? I don't know."
"I think it's only fair that each league
have a championship game," Arkansas
coach Houston Nutt said.
Meyer expects to have freshman


Percy Harvin available for the SEC
Championship game. The receiver/run-
ning back lost feeling in his neck area and
was carted off the field during Saturday's
21-14 win against Florida State.
The news regarding tailback DeShawn
Wynn is not so promising. Wynn is ques-
tionable after dislocating his left shoulder
against the Seminoles. He has been both-
ered by a sore shoulder for much of the
past two seasons.
"I'm a little concerned," Meyer said.
"It's a significant injury, and any time he
gets contact on that shoulder it's a prob-
lem."


Many celebrate holiday among friends


THAN KS, from page 1

for Thanksgiving," he said.
Freshman Debbie
Thompson knew in sum-
mer she wouldn't go home
for Thanksgiving. Her fam-
ily, originally from Haiti,
doesn't celebrate the holiday.
Instead, they wait for Haitian
Independence Day in January.


"That's when we really cel-
ebrate," she said. "That's when
we eat."
For Thanksgiving weekend,
Thompson went to her home-
town of Miami, but not to her
house.
Thompson had only decid-
ed two weeks ago to go back
to Miami.
She didn't go home because
her grandmother had moved


into her old room when she
started college, she said.
Instead, she secretly cel-
ebrated Thanksgiving at a
friend's house.
Thompson said the six-hour
ride to Miami with her friend
would be a "killer," but it
would be worth it if it led to a
big dinner.
"I'm going to eat wherever
the hell there's food," she said.


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Editorial


Minus signs

UF should give proposed

grade system a chance
iamn. UF students can't catch a break. First the admin-
tration tries to hike tuition. Then it slashes National
J IEMerit scholarships and spending for the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences. And let's not forget UF President
Bernie Machen's Academic Enhancement Program.
Sometimes it seems everyone in Gainesville is out to get you
- professors, administrators, bookstores and towing compa-
nies, all conspiring to make your life a little bit harder. And the
hits just keep on coming.
Next month, the Faculty Senate will decide whether or not
to give students "minus" grades as in A-minus, B-minus and
the dreaded C-minus. Faculty Senate Chairwoman Danaya
Wright says minus grades would help professors "grade you
more accurately." Which is true.
Then again, no one wants a C-minus. A solid "C" has a rug-
ged, workmanlike appeal to it it's not great, but at least it's
not terrible. Its middle-of-the-road. Democratic. But a C-minus?
That just screams, "1 should have gone to Florida State."
Predictably, Student Government is against the idea
Student Senate President Josh Weiss says minus grades
would hurt students more than they would help them. Maybe
he's right.
But for once, we're siding with the powers-that-be.
Sure, a big, fat minus won't look great on your transcript.
But the more steps in UF's grading system, the less arbitrary
the grades. It doesn't make sense to jump from a B-plus to an
A or vice versa over a couple of measly little percentage
points.
Besides, most of Florida's other public universities already
use minuses and what's the point of having grades at all if
they're not comparable from one school to the next? We just
hope the Faculty Senate phases the new system in after we're
gone. We got a B-plus in Wildlife Issues, and well be damned if
some punk freshman waltzes in and snatches an A-minus.


That's more like it


UF's campus preach-
ers could learn a
thing or two from
George Brantley, senior
pastor at The Rock of
Gainesville church. Last
week, Brantley and a few
of his parishioners came to
the Plaza of the Americas
armed with turkey, mashed
potatoes, and pumpkin pie
- and did more to spread
the good word than Joey
Johnsen's rants ever have.
Of course, you can never
go wrong with free food
- students would listen
to Mussolini if he handed
out a few pizzas. But
even without the turkey,
Brantley's approach would
have been a refreshing
change of pace.
He didn't shout about
fornication. He didn't call


anyone a sodomite. All
he did was serve a few
free lunches showing
students the tenets of his
faith without "screaming
and yelling and shoving it
down their throats," as the
pastor said.
Bravo.
Like the rest of UF's
campus, the Plaza of the
Americas is a public space.
Preachers like Johnsen
have every right to stand
there and ramble on about
the evils of pornography,
premarital sex and hell,
why not women's suf-
frage, while they're at it?
But if they're actually out
to change students' minds,
they should ditch the hard
sell, lighten up and take a
page from Brantley's play-
book.-


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Democrats' divisions could undo win


L ess than a month has passed since this year's
Congressional elections, and divisions are already
emerging among Democrats. Surprise, surprise.
Even though Rep. Nancy Pelosi is poised to become
speaker of the House of Representatives, moderate
Democrats are already distancing themselves from her,
lest they be branded "liberal," as she has been.
Since 2000, pundits have been yammering that the
country is becoming steadily more conservative but
the reality is that Democrats have consistently failed to
display a united front for more than two days at a time.
Take the recent scuffle over the post of House majority
leader, for instance. Pelosi supported her longtime ally,
Rep. John Murtha, for the position. He was an influential
voice against the Iraq war one of the first members of
Congress to call for troop reductions.
But instead of rallying behind Pelosi's choice,
Democrats in the House elected Rep. Steny Hoyer, a
moderate they believed would offset Pelosi's image as a
California liberal. Oh, the horror!
The Democrats' recurrent inability to present a unani-
mous and coherent platform to voters is the reason this
month's election can't be called a turning of the tide. As
an idealist, I'd like to think this country isn't turning into
a conservative theocracy.
But the Democrats' lack of a united stance on any is-
sue has kept them from making any considerable gains
-since-Bush was elected and it's why their victory this
time was hardly that. Despite a gain of six Senate seats,
they barely have a majority.
It took former Rep. Tom DeLay's numerous ethi-
cal lapses, former Rep. Mark Foley's pedophilia and
the Jack Abramoff lobbyist nightmare for voters to say


they're fed up with Republican
leadership.
Even though it's been painfully
obvious to most of us that the war
in Iraq has bred more terrorists
than it has killed, it took voters
Anuradha Pandey almost 2,700 U.S. deaths to realize
Editorial Notebook that Iraq may be a lost cause.
letters@alligator.org The only reason the map looks
less like a sea of red is because the
Republicans did everything pos-
sible to screw up. It's as if they thought, "No matter how
corrupt we are, the people will never elect those baby-
killing tree huggers. So why not embezzle a little?"
Thankfully, they were wrong voters expressed their
disapproval at the polls. But the election had more to do
with Republican failures than Democratic successes. A
new era has not begun, as some claimed on Nov. 8th.
The sad thing is that many Democrats ran as con-
servatives, making them Democrats only in name.- For
example, Jim Webb, who unseated Virginia Sen. George
Allen, served in Ronald Reagan's administration as sec-
retary of the Navy.
There are dozens of other Democrats who ran on the
"traditional values" platform. Let's just hope their defi-
nition of traditional values is a far cry from DeLay's.
It's already been said by the pundits, but if Democrats
want to have a realistic chance at the presidency in 2008,
they need to grow a pair and stop trying to minimize
their differences with Republicans. They have two years
to win back the trust of voters. They'd better think fast.
Anuradha Pandey is a member of the Alligator's editorial
board.


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


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A 66 yd. pass from Leak


05:52 UF- Harvin, P. 41 yd run (Hetland, C. kick)
Third quarter
05:20 UF-Surratt, J I yd run (Cismesia, G. kick)
Fourth quarter
14:27 FSU- Carr, G: 25 yd pass from Weatherford, D.
(Cismesia, G. kick)
10:22 UF- Baker, D. 25 yd pass from Leak, C. (Hetland,
C. kick)

StatiS~loS
UF FSU
First downs 16 11
Rushing attempts 32 18
Net yards rushing 105 46
Passing yards 283 189
Total offensive yards 388 235
Fumbles: Number-lost 1-1 2-0
Penalties: Number-yards 7-65 4-27
Possession time 33:43 26:17


Quarterbacks A-
Running backs D-
Receivers A+
Offensive line D+
Defensive line B
Linebackers C+
Secondary A+
Special teams +
Coaching C+


"I think that anybody who's 11-1 in the SEC
should be considered."
FSU linebacker Lawrence Timmons, on
UF's chances for the national championship
game.


F ) Gators
21 Rushing
14 Harvin, P.
Leak, C.
Wynn, D.
Moore, K.
Tebow, T.
k, C. James, B.
Caldwell, A.
Totals


Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Leak, C. 34-21 283 2 0
Tebow, T. 1-0 0 0 0
Totals 35-21 283 2 0

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Caldwell,A. 8 124 1 66
Baker, D. 5 84 1 25
Cornelius, J. 4 44 0 15
Ingram, C. 3 29 0 13
Moore, K. 1 2 0 2
Totals 21 283 2 66

Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
Hetland, C. 1st 38 Missed
Hetland, C. 2nd 35 Missed

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Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Booker, L. 10 62 1 61 0 34 6.1
Surratt, J. 1 1 0 1 1 1 1.0
Sims, M. 1 0 1 -1 0 0 -1.0
Weatherford, D.5 10 21 -11 0 10 -2.2
Totals 18 73 27 46 1 34 2.6

Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Weatherford 37-16 181 1 3
Lee,X. 6-2 8 0 0
Totals 43-18 189 1 3

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Davis, C. 6 85 0 37
Warren, B. 4 32 0 23
Carr, G. 3 42 1 25
Fagg, D. 2 14 0 9
Totals 18 189 1 37

Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
Cismesia, G. 1st 40 Missed


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FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
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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 Gainesvite-
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

Affordable & Quiet Living
-1 & 2 BR Apartments -
Close to UF and Shands,
Butler Plaza, Great Dining
$549-$835 Call 376-1248
12-6-72-2

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

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3'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


S For Rent
unfurnished


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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.boardwaikapt.com
12-6-72-2

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

Luxury 1/1 w/W/D!
Close to UF*Starting at $779
Leasing forSpring*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

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 + util. Call Bob 275-
1259; atucker458@aol.com 12-6-32-2

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

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

2160 sq ft. 4/3 NW home, 2 car garage,
fenced back yard w/deck on 1/2 acre. Wood
& tile firs. Landscaped yd. min from cam-
pus. $1750/mo + sec dep 352-374-3890
12-6-18-2

2 miles SW of Vet School & Shands at 3320
SW 23rd St. 1 BR 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.
12-6-18-2

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

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 11-27-10-2

1st MONTH FREE!!!
1BR Villas Starting @ $509. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 12-6-16-2







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Ul For Rent
| unfurnished

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. $500 or $400. 352-514-3425
11-28-10-2

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

GATOR PLACE APARTMENTS
3600 SW 23rd St. 1.5 miles to Shands/VA
2BR/1BA, $650/mo. 372-0507 12-6-15-2

***NO LEASE REQUIRED***
1BR/1BA available in 2BR/2BA
$420/mo utils, HS internet & cable FREE
At Sparrow off Tower Road
Call 352-283-0240
11-30-10-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-15-168-2

JAN AVAILABILITY ACROSS FROM
-SHANDS Newly renovated 2B/1BA condo
New flooring, paint, fixtures & appliances.
Just steps from ShandsN/VAet/Dental. Bus
route $850/mo 352-514-8813, 352-494-7707
11-30-10-2

eOOI95 MINS TO UF*OOOO
3BR/2BA, garage, FL rm, wd firs, carpet,
vaulted ceiling, fenced yd, exc cond Avail
now. 1 mo free rent. $1200. No pets. 352-373-
6080, 352-281-4774, jab39@bellsouth.net.
12-6-14-2

Walk to Shands, Vet school, VA. 2BR $650
Pvt owner former Summit House. Pool, CHA,
laundry, quiet, very spacious, carpet, clean.
ALSO $800/mo Avail 12/1 renovated, all
new. 352-376-0080 or 352-284-3873 12-
6-14-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D. $850/mo.
904-382-0286
12-6-12-2

CAPSTONE QUARTERS 2/2 condo, W/D
inc, pool, close to campus. Avail Jan 1st.
$800/mo. 0 ALSO 0 1 male BR at UTW,
$425/mo incl everything. Ask about move-in
specials. Short term leases avail. 373-0874
12-6-12-2

QUONSET HUT NW 2BR + convenient to
shopping & UF. 1000 sq ft. Available Dec Ist.
$500/mo. Jim 375-1590 11-27-5-2

1BR w/garage at The Gables. Rent includes
cable with HBO/Showtime, washer/dryer,
alarm, access to pool, spa, tennis courts,
fitness center. Amanda 850-445-1799 11-
27-5-2


PICKWICK PARK
3BR/3BA townhome. Washer/dryer connec-
tion. $850/mo. Call 375-1111 12-6-12-2

Northwest 2 BR, minutes from downtown/UF,
ceramic tile throughout, cent A/H, enclosed
patio, Avail now $675.
EDBAURMANAGEMENTCOM
1731 NW 6th ST. 375-7104. 12-6-12-2

SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA
Walk to Oaks Mall, movie theater, book-
stores, restaurants, and coffee houses. All
new appliances. CORRECTED # Call 335-
5674. 11-28-5-2

3/1 "Lilly" House $950/mo. Wood floors,
W/D hook-ups, enclosed front & back
porch, central AC & close to campus!
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 870-
0904, 318-4553 11-29-5-2


Ql For Rent
1 unfurnished

Avail Now! 3 Blocks to UF
2BR/1BA. Cat Friendly with
Hardwood Floors. Water,
sewer, Trash inc. $750/mo
Call 494-6009. Last One! 12-6-10-2

SHORT LEASE AVAILABLE
Large 2BR/1BA unit on cul-de-sac. 825 SW
62nd Terr. $395/mo. Call 352-331-2099 12-
6-10-2

Bedroom to rent in 3BR house. 9 blocks from
UF stadium. Spacious living area/separate
study area. Pref male grad student. $650 incl
utils etc. 332-1253 or 514-7834 11-29-5-2

Available now! Spacious 3BR/3BA town-
house in quiet Rockwood Villas neighbor-
hood. 62nd Blvd. Near 1-75 & mall. On bus
route. W/D. Ideal for family or graduate living.
ONLY $1000/MO. Call Elizabeth 359-0133
12-6-10-2

**1BR/1 BA"No Application fee**
* 3 blks to UF Gatornest Apts; 300 NW
18th St $495 0 4 blks to UF Gatorside
Apts; 1600 NW 4th Ave $410.
Available for January. Call 352-371-3636
12-6-9-2

Bright, clean studio apartment for sublease
Jan. 1 (negotiable) through July 31. 1222
NW 8th Ave. Ten min. walk to UF campus.
Ample closet space. Quiet building. $505 a
month. Call 415-515-1004 12-6-9-2

Bike to UF! 2/2.5, 2-story condo in popular
community with pool/gym. Unit is 1 year
new. Move in January 2007. Furnished Optn;
FULLY NEGOTIABLE. (352) 281-1437 or
(352) 692-1104 12-6-9-2

HUGE 1BR
2 blocks N of UF. Quiet, hardwood floors,
new appliances, washer/dryer. Huge storage
area. Avail Dec 1. $575/mo Call 373-5295
12-6-9-2 .-

HOUSE FOR RENT
2BR/1BA, 6 blocks from UF 1 block from
Mother Earth. New CH/A, $700/mo. 352-
281-6640 12-6-8-2

Duplex close to the University and Shands.
1710 SW 38th Terr. 2BR/1BA, 780 sq ft.
Storage room 180 sq ft, 200 sq ft screened
porch, fenced backyard. Carport. W/D.
$725/mo + $400 deposti. 352-372-3131 1-
31-20-2

PLANTATION OAKS
2/2 Condo overlooking Golf Course
1200 Sq ft. $1000/Mo. F & L + 500 dpst
11426 NW 67th Terrace
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 11-
27-1-2

1BR 1BA Apt near Sams Club
Terrazo Floors or Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat Gas ht. $400 to $425/mo.
2901 NW 14th Street (Behind McDonalds
off NW 31st Ave) Rental Refs a MUST!
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 11-
27-1-2

2BR 1BA Duplex off NW 16th Ave
Newly Remodeled, Carpet, Central
H & Air, Laundry Rm $550/mo
Rental REFS a MUST!
Call Merrill Managment Inc.
372-1494 11-27-1-2

Beautiful Townhouses Available:
Bivens Forest 2/2.5 Overlooking pool, W/D,
Storage ++ $800/mo.
Cricket Club 3/2.5 w/Carport, Scr. Porch,
Pool, Tennis, & Gym. $995.00/mo
Magnolia Place 2/2.5 Wooded View, Pool,
Tennis, Gym $950/rpo
Eagles Landing 2/2.5 Upscale, Granite &.
Stainless in Kitchen $1350/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
6-9-2


ACTION REALTY Quiet Hawthorne Reserve off University
Furnished apartments close to UF Avenue Several Units Completely
Individual bedroom leases Refurbished Available! Large 3/2.5w/Carport,
Semeseter leases Fireplace, Pool & Clubhouse, Cardio Center.
$399 $725 Wooded Setting. Short Term OK. $1300/ mo.
www.Action-realtors.com Union Properties,.nc. 373-7578
352-331-1133, ext 110 1-30-27-2 12-6-9-2


l For Rent
Sunfurnished

Walk to UF from Taylor Square
1 or 2 BR units Only one year old.
$699-$1250/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
6-9-2

Large (1600 sq ft) 3BR/2BA house in quiet
neighborhood. (1140 NE 10th Ave) 15 min to
campus. Wood/tile firs, cent A/C, W/D, scrn
porch, priv fence (backyard) non-smokers.
$850/mo 375-6854 12-1-5-2

Cute eff.. apt off Archer Rd. 1BR1BA with
hardwood floors. $450/mo 4526 SW Archer
Rd. Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara
317-4392 12-6-8-2

Extra large 1BR apt with big living room in
older house. $595.mo 4526 SW Archer Rd.
Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-
4392 12-6-8-2

Clean 3BR/2BA home in Valwood, fireplace,
garage, W/D, 7726 SW 55th Place $1190/
mo. Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara
317-4392 12-6-8-2

Available Dec 1. 2BR apt in Duckpond.
Excellent location. No lease required. Only
$625/mo. 316-0888 12-1-5-2

3BR/3BA avail at The Crossing at Santa Fe.
Individual leases. Discounted to $370/mo/
rm. Cable TV, internet, W/D, fitness center,
computer lab. Right across from SFCC. Call
503-781-4599 or tairab@ufl.edu. 12-1-5-2


S Subleases


SUNRISE APTS 1BR/1BA
@ $460/mo Lease thru July 07. Available
Dec 15, 06. Call Jameel 352-328-9078 11-
29-21-3

CABANA BEACH 1BR in 4BR apt. Avail Dec
13th. Furn. 3rd floor POOL VIEW. Private
bathroom. $500 CASH upon signing & last
month's rent PAID! $539/mo. Call 321-693-
8230 12-6-23-3

SPRING SUBLEASE
STONERIDGE APTS.
$350/month
1BR/1BA furnished/unfurnished.
Call Sofia 786-853-6432 12-1-20-3

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

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. 11-29-15-3

1BR/1BA avail in 2BR/2BA
FURNISHED MELROSE APT.
1st MONTH FREE. 2nd MONTH $50 OFF
Call 352-221-0256 11-30-15-3

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

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

STUDIO APT
College Park. Avail January. 60 sec walk to
campus & the bars. $499/mo. Call Greg @
386-316-9314 12-4-13-3

1/1 in 4/4 at COUNTRYSIDE, unfurn, prefer
female. $380 includes internet & util; W/D.
Avail Dec 1st. 561-512-7733 or 561-575-
3821. 11-29-10-3

1/1 in 3/3, $480.12/16/06 8/10/07. Rent incl
internet, cable, W/D, central AC. Spacious
kitchen w/TV, screened porch, tanning, pool,
gym, pets welcome. Call Ning 352-870-2362
11-30-10-3

2BR/2BA, great room & dining room with fan
in all rooms. Free car parking. 5 min walk to
Shands @ UF. Sublease available from Dec'
1st 2006. Contact number Homephone 352
505-3867.Cell 352-871-5717. Name David
11-30-10-3


01 Subleases

SPRING SUBLEASE 1BR in 4BR house, ful-
ly furn BR & house. Rent $350/mo extremely
negotiable. Avail Jan thru July. Roommates
are 3 UF male students. Call 904-994-2328
12-6-14-3

1/1 avail Jan $550/mo OBO. Huge closet,
pool view, quiet, large floor plan, nicfe neigh-
bors. Rent/move-in date negotiable. Call
813-625-7733 for more info. 11-30-10-3

1 BR1 BA apt in Windsor Hall. $625/mo all util/
cable/internet incl. Pooview, gym, furnisehd.
2 blocks to UF. Call Carrie at 863-441-2560
11-30-10-3

Sublease whole 2BR/2.5BA luxury town-
house in Hampton Oaks Apts. May move in
anytime Nov and last month is free. Just pay
sublease fee $200. Contact 352-870-6115
12-6-14-3

SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
FOR ONE GIRL STARTING JANUARY.
$499 MO / UTILITIES INC.
CALL (813)404-0997 OR REQUEST RM
824A WHEN YOU COME TO CABANA!
12-6-14-3

Female sublease at The Estates, available
now, lease ends on 07/31/07, close to UF,
1/1 in 3/3 $520 all included and furnished,
$500 rebate!! 954-557-4769
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 12-6-13-3

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. 12-6-16-3

SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA
Spring/Summer Sublease. Walk/Bike to UF
$510 per month, pets allowed. Call Christine
407-697-7177 11-27-5-3

2 or 3BR apt sublease in Tivoli, W/D, bal-
cony, private bathrooms. Rooms available
from Dec. 1st thru Aug 1st. 2BR/2BA for
$410 each or3BR/bath for $345 each. Leave
message at 352-359-6473 11-27-5-3

COLLEGE PARK STUDIO APT.
2 min. walk to UF! Behind Swamp. Only
$605/mo. New appliances, carpeted, large
floorplan, pool/laundry. Avail. Dec. Call Chris
772-713-4788. 11-27-5-3

SUBLEASE AT GAINESVILLE PLACE
1BR/BA in 4BR/BA available for spring/'
summer. Close to UF $499/mo. Call Hanna
305-298-0249 or hannat87@ufl.edu. 12-
1-8-3

SUBLEASE IN COUNTRYSIDE
$420/mo util incl. Pictures at
www.gatorscountry.com/sublease. Jan-July.
Call 954-605-1989 11-28-5-3

1BR/1BA In NW Gainesville. $400/mo. Pets
OK. Available end of December or beginning
of January through July 28th. Call Mike at
352-235-4827 12-6-11-3

$470/mo 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Lexington
Crossing. Jan to July 07. FREE 20"TV INCL.-
Price & dates are negotiable. Call Brad @
352-212-9914 or email finsfan7@ufl.edu
11-28-5-3

Furnished Spring Sublease!
2BR/1BA, 2 blocks from campus (cable indl)
$375/mo/person plus utils. 561-310-9888
11-29-5-3

ESTATES 2BR/2BA
Fully furnished. Utilities included. Jan-Aug.
$530/per room. DESPERATE! Call 407-497-
7068 or 321-356-3384 11-29-3-3

1BR lease in 3BR apt w/balcony. Rent $524,
includes electricity, water, cable, & individual
lease fee. Free amenities 2 pools, 24-hr fit-
ness center, computer lab, tanning. Must be
Female. Call 352-316-5489 Available ASAP
11-30-5-3

BEST ROOMMATES, BEST LOCATION
1BR/1BA available for Spring in large house
right behind Swamp. Walk to class, walk to
University Ave. $385/mo + util. Very neg. Call
407-415-6257 11-29-3-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA at Melrose Apts.
Close to UF on great bus rte. W/D, util,
cable, internet included. Furnished. $409/mo.
TinaMari@ufl.edu 305-546-0218 12-5-19-3


IB Subleases


WALK TO CAMPUS 1BR in 3BR house.
$400/mo + utils, Avail 12/01/06. Parking,
fenced yard, extra den, wireless internet, can
have pets. Girls only. Call Katy @ 904-386-
6573. 12-6-9-3

Spacious 2 BR/ 1BA in Mill Run
Apt. $555/mo. Avail ASAP.
Call 494-8716. 11-30-5-3

1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA at Countryside.
$350/mo includes utilities, unit next to pool,
W/D, available immediately, male or female
ok. Call 904-228-0106 12-1-5-3

BEST ROOMMATES, BEST LOCATION
1 BR available in house right behind Swamp.
Walk to class, walk to Univ Ave. $385/mo +
utils. Very Neg. 407-415-6257 11-29-3-3

1BR/1BA in HAWAIIAN VILLAGE $510/mo.
Lease thru July 07. Quiet complex close to
UF Avail Dec 18th. Call Dave @ 954-873-
0660 12-6-8-3


a ll Roommates


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

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

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

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 12-6-28-4

Seeking Roommate for Prvt Mstr Br&Bth
in 3Br/2Bth 2500sqft home w/2 car garage
close to UF in quiet neighborhood. $450/m;
$400Dpst NO- PETS call 352-316-5343
LEAVE MSG 12-6-23-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES NEEDED
(3) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $400 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 12-6-20-4

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 12-6-19-4

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

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

1BR/1BA for rent in ROCKWOOD VILLAS
Condo. Available for the Spring 2007 se-
mester. $450/month + half utilities. Contact
727-742-9083 12-6-17-4

$600/mo Union St. Station. Luxury living
downtown, all utilities incl. Private bath,
restaurants down-Ostairs, professional
grad pref. Must see! 870-0904, 318-4553
11-29-10-4

ROOMS $250-$300.
UF Close. Great student roommates, W/D,
DSL, easy park, easy move-in, lease. 371-
9409 12-6-15-4

CASABLANCA EAST 2/1.5
Live happy here w/doo deal. 5 min from UF,
4 bus routes, clean & new.$400 + 1/2 utils.
(-$75). 352-262-4562 11-30-10-4


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OI| Roommates

3BR/2BA fully furnished house, prefer a fe-
male roommate. SW neighborhood. 10 min
to UF Pool, satellite, interest, Good for grad
students. $425/mo, Incl utils. Avail Jan. 772-
201-9933 12-6-14-4

Mature female for spring '07 $450/mo OBO.
Includes private bath, large closet, brand
new appliances, cable/internet. Grantwood
Condominiums. Quiet neighborhood w/pool.
Ideal for gread student. 305-298-7764 11-
30-10-4

Private locked rooms max cable col tv. on
bus rt. 2 rooms $85, $90 per/week. Close
to 3 labor pools. Call 376-0384 for apt &
all info (no comp + no long dist ph response)
12-6-14-4'

Roommate wanted to share 3BR/1.5BA
home in historic Duckpond. $490/mo + 1/2
utils. Avail immediately. Call or email Mike
@ 305-926-1312 or mikeh1017@aol.com
12-1-11-4

SFCC- Roommate needed to share luxury
Apt. 2 miles east of SFCC. Pool, sauna, hot
tub, and weight room, washer and dryer pro-
vided, private bath. Screened porch w/view
of lake. $470/MO 502-418-0534 12-1-10-4

MASTER BEDROOM/MASTER BATH
Available in a 2BR/2BA. For one female
roommate $400/month + util. Available
ASAP Located at Brandywine on Archer Rd.
E-mail yttek@hotmail.Com or 305-332-6566
12-6-13-4

Male or female to share 2BR/1 BA.
Cute house on two wooded acres 2 miles.
from UF & Shands $350/MO 378-0207
12-6-14-4

Male roommate to share 3BR/2BA house off.
34th & University. $446/mo + 1/3 of utilities.
Call 560-0611 12-6-12-4

Roommate wanted for 4BR/3BA house
off NW 16th Ave between SFCC & UF
Highspeed dsl w/Cox Cable, DW, W/D, 21
or older required. $380/mo. Utilities included
352-328-4995 11-27-5-4-


FEMALE WANTED IN JANUARY 1 BR/1 BA
in 4/4 condo $425 incl utilities, cable,
internet. W/D, pool, bus 20. Furn Iv/din, 3
nice F, no pets. Cell 954-802-1776 or text
mssg. 12-6-12-4

ROOMS $485.1 BLOCK FROM UF
Large house furnished with W/D facili-
ties. Util, cable, wifi incl. NS, no pets, 1 yr
lease, Sec Dep. Contact 904-513-1431 or
gvll32601@gmail.com 12-6-11-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED
Close to UF, furnished, 3BR/3BA, W/D in'unit
& util included in rent. $489/mo. Call Jen at
904-472-8149 or jmc1908@hotmail.com
11-28-5-4

Female roommate. Great deal. poolside Own
BR/BA in 4/4. W/D, cbl inet, close to UF, bus
rts 35 & 9, furn. Avail mid-Dec. $435 incl utils.
Vanessa 786-863-2454, home 386-676-
9703, nukkenl@aol.com, vmal08@ufl.edu.
12-6-10-4

Female roommate wanted for Lexington
Crossing. 3BR/3BA apt. $480/mo $300
cash upfront w/signing. Bus routes 9 & 34.
Call Karen 352-226-4966 12-6-10-4

Female roommate wanted for 3 nice girls.
4BR/4BA apartment close to campus. $489/
mo Everything included. Available immedi-
ately! Call 610-331-6478 12-6-9-4

POOLSIDE CONDO!!
2 rooms available in 4BR/4BA w/2 females.
$385/mo including utils, no cap. Countryside
complex. Arielle 548-4982 11-30-5-4

MOVE IN NOW!!!
Female fpomate. Release $499/mo all
included.' furnished 1BR/1BA. Call Jessica
305-510-1474. 12-6-9-4'

Roommate needed for 4BR/4BA condo near
campus on bus rte #8. $350/mo + utils No
pets/smokers. Serious female student pre-
ferred. Tennis, poo. Email. arp265@nyu.edu.
12-6-8-4

QUIET ROOM AVAILABLE 12-1-06
$500/mo. No smokers, no pets. 352-373-
8545 12-6-8-4


a Roommates


Female roommates wanted NW Gainesville
1 mile from UF Fully furnished 4BR house.
Quiet environmnet. No pets, NS. $475/mo +
shared utilities. Call 352-563-0441 12-6-8-4

Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities &
utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable wHBO/SHO 954-483-4597 12-6-8-4

Male or female to share 2/1 at UF golf course
w/male grad student. $360 + util, avail Jan.
interest, pool, gym, furn avail. Call 352-871-
5024 11-29-3-4


SReal Estate


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

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

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CQNDOS & 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


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



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Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
11-30-91-5


R Real Estate


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 12-6-75-5

NEW CONSTRUCTION







2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedroom 2 '2 bath town home floor plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
Seller will pay 2% towards closing costs
Fall completion
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Contact Agent
Maria "Birdie" Pla Murnane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
www.venture-realty.com
11-30-65-5

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








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

Beautiful Remodeled 2BR/1.5BA Condo.
New Floors, AC, Appliances. An Absolute
Steal and Close to all Hot Spots. Asking
$130,000. Call Trevis at 219-4919 11-29-
10-5

LIKE NEW CONDOMINIUM IN
CRICKET CLUB on Tower Road.
One bedroom, one and half baths.
Five miles from UF. $117,500.
Call Robb at Dawn Realty 352-339-5595.
12-4-11-5

FOR SALE BY OWNER. Reduced to
$214,900. WALNUT CREEK on NW 39th
Ave. 1 mile west of Hwy 441 & 3 miles north
of UF 3/2 perfect condition, 2 years new,
over 1500 sq. ft. Luxury master suite with
two walk-in closets, 2 sinks, large shower
stall and bath tub with whirpool jets. Flooring
is laminate and carpet-except for tile in both
baths. 2 car garage & maintenance free
fenced yard. CONVERT part of your RENT
MONEY into EQUITY. Available immediately.
Call Harold at (352) 373-2207 to see. 12-
6-9-5

3 MI FROM .UF
Condominium For Sale- Creekside Villas.
1BR/1BA." Fireplace, tile firs., laundry rm,
new stainless appliances., creek view.
$95,000. Call 352-505-4086. 12-6-9-5


Furnishings


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


SFurnishings


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 $1'100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
6-72-6

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846.12-6-72-6

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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


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 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-6-72-6

BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
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*DRESSER $35, *full size BED $50,
*VCR $30, Portable SEWING MACHINE
$40 dining table & 4 nice chairs $120. Call
335-5326 11-29-21-6
Couch, Loveseat, Futon frame
Cpu cart w/lthr chair,
20? tv w/stand, tbl w/4 chairs
2end tbls, Coffee tbl, 5cd stereo
$950 will split obo 239-841-6700 11-30-
15-6


*1 Computers

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


A+ 1omputE.r eElir

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






1-8-118-7
Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
www.gainesvillecsi.com
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352.219.2980 va*rrnd.a
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
LOW RATE COMPUTER SERVICE
Repair & Upgrade
Discount on Labor
Free Pickup & Delivery
352-373-2326
12-6-25-7

Electronics

I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


Bicycles

In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds
NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-6-72-9


For. Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-6-72-10
*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 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.edu/am/surplus/
online/ 12-6-31-10
* Water ski flippers w/mask $50.
* Craftsman 144 pc mechanical tool set $75.
332-0884 12-6-17-10
STUDENT SELLING DIAMOND STUD
EARRINGS & LOOSE SOLITARE
DIAMONDS. Wholesale prices. Working for
international manufacturers. Call me at: 727-
417-3094 Ari 12-6-12-10

*TURNKEY OPPORTUNITY*
TAKE OVER NIGHTCLUB in downtown
G'ville. No investment reqd. Call 378-9739 or
email rrichardson@tspatial.com for details.
11-27-5-10

KEGERATOR FOR SALE
Fits 1/ 2 keg. $450/OBO. Call 352-219-5160
12-1-5-10


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I Motorcycles, Mopeds3 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
S OTERS HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
SSCOOTERS For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC 12-6-71-12
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OALEO, oErvICIE, rPRIO
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-6-72-11
***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-6-72-11
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
12-6-72-11
***GatorMoto*** -
New '06 models now in stock! 1 yr warranties
included with extended warranties available.
Our staff has over 15 years of combined ex-
perience selling and servicing motor scoot-
ers. Stop by our state of the art facility today
at 6921 NW 22nd St.(SR 121) 376-6275
12-6-72-11
SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 12-6-72-11
GatorMoto
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work
on any brand of scooter and we have some
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups
available and free estimates given for all-
repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11
SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
12-6-66-11
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

HONDA ELITE 80 SCOOTER
Runs great. Only 2000 miles. Perfect for get-
ting around in Gainesville.
$600. Call Jared @ 941-284-7182. 11-
27-5-11


BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

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

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

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
92 Cadillac $299
92 Honda Accord $1999
95 Dodge Neon $2999
93 Lincoln Continental $2999 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

87 Volvo $2999 352-338-1999
94 Chevy Blazer $1999
93 Plymouth Voyager $1999
97 Geo Metro $1299
96 Chevy Cavalier $2499 12-6-72-12

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!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-6-34-12

1994 RED PONTIAC GRAND PRIX $1999.
Well-maintained, 130k miles. New tires,
cruise control. Please call 352-258-5853
11-29-15-12

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o Motorcycles, Mopeds)

150 CC SCOOTER
Sporty Red, Black, & White. Brand new.
Never used. 2006 4 cycle. Disc Brakes. 65
mph. Starting @ $1400. Call 239-297-8996.
11-27-5-11

OOO***** CASH PAID ****000@
For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older Running or Not
Fast & Convenient 0 Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
12-6-11-11


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

CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade
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, TRUCKSe
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
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12, ALLIGATOR i MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27,2006


* Autos


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


*HEADLINERS SAGGING?*
*Power Windows Don't Work?*
On site available Call Steve 352-226-1973
12-6-15-12


2001 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Automatic, power doors & windows, 4 door,
maroon, CD player, 4 cylinder. Never been
in a weck. 62,400 miles. $6500/OBO. Call
Taira 503-781-4599 12-4-10-12


GATORMAX
Used Cars Sale & trade
www.gatormax.com
See our inventory! 4-25-83-12


VW JETTA WAGON'03
White, automatic trans. Still under warranty,
keyless entry, CD player, A/C, 25k miles.
Runs perfectly. Call 371-2420 11-29-5-12


2000 CHEVY S10
2.2L, 4 cyl, 70k miles, AC/heat, CD, radio.
Great condition. Ready to sell. $6500. Call
335-3959 11-29-5-12


MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
2004, 2 dr, silver, convertible, automatic, V-4,
Good conditions. Must sell soon!! $16,000/
Offer. 386-405-1732 12-1-5-12


HONDA ACCORD LX 1986
155k miles, No A/C, running condition. $500/
OBO. Eray 352-870-6177 12-1-5-12



U 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 11-28-
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
11-28-80-13


VOLUNTEER YOUTH BASKETBALL
COACHES for the City of Gainesville youth
coed basketball and girls basketball leagues.
For info call Brian Shea 316-4757 12-4-
10-13


M | Help Wanted


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

alligator
Evening Newspaper Production
Applications are now being accepted for edi-
torial production at The Independent Florida
Alligator. Applicants should be available two
to three nights a week between 6:00 pm and
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production
duties include layout and design. Experience
.is preferred on software applications, Adobe
Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat.
A one-year. commitment is expected.
Please include references and availability
on application.

All.previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
Employer.

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

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

CNA CLASS: $250! 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-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
1-31-81-14


) 11 Help Wanted


CASHII
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

*@* SOCCER COACHESO*O
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-MART ADULT SUPERCENTER
Now hiring, all shifts
Apply in person
3510 SW 13th St. 11-30-40-14

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

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
www.teamparadigm.com
12-6-30-14

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 FT Admin Asst. Long term,
bilingual pref. Ph skills, cust svc & comp exp
a must. Salary + bonuses. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 12-6-25-14

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

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

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

G8RBAY.com
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
OeBay Experience a plus *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 12-1-20-14


SHelp Wanted


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


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


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


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


**DANCERS NEEDED**
Pirvate dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 12-6-16-14


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Free Sample Package
WNYDiets.com 1-11-20-14


GREEN SPARROW
CHINESE RESTAURANT 352-871-5771
Delivery Drivers, Sushi Chefs and Cashiers.
Apply in person 5pm-9pm 5141 SW 91 Way
12-6-16-14


Great Professional Sales Opportunity!!
Naylor, LLC is hiring FT sales profession-,
als for Jan. training class. For more info
& to apply visit www.naylor.com or email
recruiter@naylor.com



A fnlor


11-29-10-14


WANTED!
Gators, Almost Gators, Ex-Gators,
Wannabe Gators and Even Non-Gators
for full or part time
Telephone Sales at Infinite Energy.
Salary plus commission.
Flexible day and night time hours.
Send resume to
wehavejobs@ihfiniteenergy.com
Immediate need.
Earn holiday, gas or rent money!
EOE/AA/MFDV
11-30-11-14


Call Center Operator
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is
looking for dedicated individuals to fill a part
time and full time position as Call Center
Operator. Position responsibilities will
include answering telephones, data entry,
and other receptionist duties. The position
will require some evening hours as well as
weekends. Interested applicants should com-
plete an application at LifeSouth Community
Blood Centers, 4039 West Newberry Road,
Gainesville, FL 32607, 224-1740 before
5 pm. Background check required. EOE/
DFWP. 11-29-10-14


W 1 .Help Wanted


Donor Scheduling Representative
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is hir-
ing energetic people to help maintain the
community blood supply! Representatives
will be responsible for contacting blood and
platelet donors by phone and scheduling
appointments. The starting pay is 6.50
/hour with immediate earning potential up
to 11.50/hour. Evening and weekend hours
are required. Please fill out an application at
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039
Newberry Road, or call 224-1740 before
5 pm. Background check required. EOE/
DFWP 11-29-10-14

$10/HOUR + BONUS
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
12-6-15-14

BAY ISLANDS COFFEE
Now hiring for part-time help. Pay starts @
$9-12 per hour. Must be available 7am-noon
or noon-6pm, M-F. 352-258-5481 11-27-
7-14

HOLIDAY HELP NEEDED
Flexible hours. $7.50 to $9.00/hr. HEAVENLY
HAM MARKET CAFE 3832 Newberry Road.
12-6-14-14

BARN HELP EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
Cleaning stalls & feeding, mornings or week-
ends @ hunter jumper/crosscountry farm. 20
minutes from UF. Will trade for lessons. Call
359-4149 12-6-14-14

Experienced Webmaster
To create effective website.
Need wizard @ directory search traffic. Show
me. Sam 336-6333 11-28-7-14

SALES CLERK
Sandy's Consignment Boutique 372-1226
12-1-10-14

Like $$? Like basketball? Earn money of-
ficiating youth league basketball games.
Referees needed for the City of Gainesville
youth basketball league. For info call Brian
Shea 316-4757 12-4-10-14

SUMMER JOBS starting at $220.00 per
week with room and board included. Work at
one of the University of Florida's four recre-
ational overnight camps located throughout
the state. Staff have no cabin responsibilities
and most weekends off. University of Florida
4-H Summer Staff are involved in teaching
canoeing, team sports, arts/crafts, swimming
and environmental education. We're looking
for ENERGETIC, CREATIVE, & MATURE
persons to help lead these youth at these
facilities. Apply online at www.Florida4h.org
and click on 4-H Camps. EOE/AA 12-6-
12-14

Now Hiring for Spring Rush
Orange and Blue Textbooks is now taking
applications for Spring Textbook Rush. Good
people skills and register experience a plus.
Applications available at store, located at
309 NW 13th Street, across the street from
Krispy Kreme Donuts. 12-6-12-14


ADMIN ASSISTANT Flexible hours (very).
Close to campus. Call John 331-4710
11-29-5-14

Small medical software company seeks
energetic, business-minded individual to
manage sales, training & customer service.
Healthcare background preferred. F/T. See
www.medianerds.com 12-6-10-14

PIT, Entry level Web Programmers
Needed for small web company in Gville.
Strong computer skills & proficiency in hand-
coded HTML (no generators). Graphics expe-
rience is a plus. See www.medianerds.com
12-6-10-14

Retired pastor seeks reliable help 3 times
weeklywith HOUSECLEANING, COOKING,
SMALL ERRANDS. Call 373-5610 11-29-5-
14








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*0 Help Wanted ] Help Wanted


NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp servers, cooks & counter
staff. Please apply at 5240 NW 34th St.,
across from the YMCA. Thank you! 11-
29-5-14

SUBWAY OAKS MALL
HAPPY, ENERGETIC, FAST, RELIABLE
HONEST PEOPLE. NO HOT GREASY
FRIES, NO GREASE TRAPS. CALL 305-
773-3592 12-6-9-14


NANNY
M-W afternoons, Tue all day 1 child. More
JOBS $ in Jan. APPLY NOW! Call Lisa at
NANPA 376-5008 12-6-9-14


NANNY NEEDED
7-9AM and 12:30 to 6PM. 1-2 kids $8/$10
plus gas $ perk. Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-
5008 12-6-9-14


ANOTHER NANNY
12:30 to 6PM 2 kids $10/hr plus $20 for gas.
Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-5008 12-6-9-14

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 & com-
puter. MS office & research skills a plus. Only
those in Gville for next year need apply. Send
resumes to amanda34@ufl.edu 11-30-5-14

HIRING DISHWASHER
at up-scale Downtown Asian Restaurant.
Starting pay $7.25/hr. Must apply in-person
at 101 SE 2nd PI Suite 118 between 2-3pm.
352-371-2323 11-30-5-14


BALLYHOO GRILL
Hiring servers and bartenders
Exp/holiday availability required.
Apply in person M-Th, from 2-4.
Bring the talent! 12-8-9-14


HIRING PROMOTIONS, SECURITY &
BARTENDERS.
Must be personable. Bartenders must have
exp. 352-871-6748 for more info. 12-1-5-14



PRESCHOOL TEACHER
needed at Jewish day school M-F, 2-6pm.
Call 376-1508 ext 110 for more infomration.
12-1-5-14


TEACHER'S AIDE
Requires 60 college credits; prefer Mon-Fri
Einstein Charter School 335-4321 x 6; 5930
SW Archer Rd. 11-29-3-14

Looking for a reliable salesperson for a small
travel agency. Part time $7/hr. Must be avail-
able to work during breaks. Will train, no
experience needed. People skills are a must.
Call Linda 305-923-9136 12-1-5-14

PROGRAMMER WANTED Reqs, Java,
PHP, SQL & a BS. December grads wel-
come to apply TOP PAY! Email resume to
career@radassociates.us. Visit www.radiolo
gyassociatesimaging.com for company info.
12-6-8-14

Help wanted for the serious hard-working
and trustworthy. General labor or construc-
tion labor, carpentry, chainsaw work, heavy
lifting $7-8/hr. negotiable. 376-6183 12-1-
5-14

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST needed im-
mediately. Answer multi-line phone, greet
visitors, schedule appointments, filing, and
additional duties to be assigned. Must' be
willing to work out class schedule with other
part-time receptionist to ensure coverage
of office from 8am to 4:30pm M-F. Must be
willing to work during University breaks. 20
hours per week. Must be at senior standing
and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. PC skills and
knowledge of basic office equipment helpful.
Email resume to tracy.hicks@cba.ufl.edu or
fax to Tracy Hicks at 392-7962. Salary: $9.00/
hour. 12-5-7-14


SALES ASSOCIATES

Are you going to be
in Gainesville over the holidays?

If so, The University of Florida Bookstore is
currently seeking enthusiastic team mem-
bers for Temporary positions to help us
through our busy book buyback & back to
school season. We're looking for customer
service oriented individuals to perform ca-
shier & other retail dut=-- Orevious retail
experience a plus.

For consideration, please apply in person
at: The University of Florida Bookstore
& Welcome Center, Museum Road,
Gainesville, FL 32611; or Fax: (352) 392-
3660 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
welcoming individuals of diverse talents &
backgrounds 12-1-5-14

SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM-
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
ACTIVITY LEADERS $10/hr-Bach. Desired
or successful exp. or training working w/
children.

Hours. required- M,T,Th,F-1:45-5:30, Wed-
12:30-5:30 PM DRUG TESTING REQUIRED
BACKGROUND CHECK CONDUCTED-
AA/EOE.
CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION.
Submit application, resume, 3 reference let-
ters & transcript to: SBAC Personnel, 620 E.
University Ave. 11-28-2-14

CAR CLEANER LOT PERSON
Full time, must be hard-working and depend-
able with clean drivers license. Apply in
person only at Southeast Car Agency 39th
Avenue. 12-1-5-14

PT Work for FT Pay New Company Seeks:
*Daytime B2B Sales *Evening Sales Reps
*Mgmnt Candidates
Paid Training, Paid Weekly, Flexible
Schedule. Leave Message @ 352-377-2573
12-6-8-14


0i Services

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-6-72-15

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

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

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

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 10/9/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
12-6-72-15

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

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15-min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 12-6-72-15

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


* Personals


Services


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

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

EXPERT PROOFREADING AND EDITING
for your thesis, dissertation, or term paper.
Prompt, high-quality service. Just $2/page.
www.proofpositivepapers.com 12-6-44-15

HORSE BOARDING & LEASING
Certified instructor, dressage/jump arenas,
Newberry 352-472-3622 12-6-20-15

*GUITAR STUDIES*
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums. Learn from a
Pro. 30yrs exp. 376-3831 11-27-15-15

ww .TutorGator.com
Search tutors for all UF & Santa Fe courses
for free! Finals are close: Request help for
exam reviews, problem solving sessions.
12-6-14-15


Health Services


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

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
12-6-72-16

UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
.paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
12-6-72-16

THE TRUEYOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
12-6-72-16

ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
352-372-1664 www.breadroses.com
12-6-63-16

ACUPUNCTURE
Back Pain 0 Stress/Anxiety 0 Infertility
Migranes 0 Sleep Disorders 0 Any Pain
StatelFed, BCBS Ins &Auto PIPAccepted
CLOSE TO UF *
Cyndi Beale 222-2202 Ceal Jones 379-9739
12-6-25-16


STyping Services .


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Read The Alligator.



Personals


ANONYMOUS Rocky Creek Paintball
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING In Gainesville Better Prices
Alachua County Health Dept Call Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) 4-25-143-21


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


Shotgun Sports-Skeet-Trap-5-Stand
Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat
Sun-1 PM-DUSK-Guys-Gals-Families
UF-Students-Memberships-Discounts
Training-Pro-Shop-Ammo-Rentals
Gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
12-6-55-21


Entertainment


FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5; M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Ave 375-3752.12-6-72-18


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


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


SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
12-6-23-18


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Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call the
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way to meet cool people and it works. Chat
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DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!


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Want FREE PIZZA-for a year?
Enter to win & get a sweet deal at:
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SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
IN THIS SECTION
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3-9-87-21



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



FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
352-338-8408
12-6-72-21


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Tickets


***Cruises, Honeymoons, Packages***
Local travel agency offers cruise specials,
resorts, guided excursions for everyone.
Gator Country Travel (just off campus) 373-
1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-36232
12-6-72-22

LOYAL GATOR FAN NEEDS

FL FOOTBALL TIX
All games. 352-871-0146. 12-1-74-22.

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

10 SEC Championship TIX
$2000 for all 10. Call 478-237-4911. Fax
478-237-4912. megpinc@earthlink.net 12-
1-12-22

Discount Travel For Students!
ClassroomsEscapes.com

ClassroomEscapes.com
Discount Travel For Students
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UF FOOTBALL

Harvin injury stalls offense; he should play Saturday


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UF freshman receiver/running back Percy Harvin races down the sideline
to score a 41-yard touchdown during the second quarter Saturday.


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Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

TALLAHASSEE Not to
make light of the situation, but
Percy Harvin's neck wasn't the
only thing that went numb after
he was crushed on a slant. So
did UF's offense.
1Harvin was an unstoppable
force in nearly two quarters
of action against Florida State.
UF's freshmanreceiver/running
back rushed for 86 yards on just
four carries. One of those touch-
es was a 41-yard touchdown
scamper that put UF up 14-0 in
the second quarter.
But Harvin was carted off
the field just before halftime
after receiving a helmet-to-hel-
met blow from FSU linebacker
Buster Davis. The Gators did not
score again until 10:22 left in the
fourth quarter. Harvin should
play in Saturday's Southeastern
Conference Championship
game against Arkansas. UF will
certainly need him.
"Whenever he's in there,
you kind of hold your breath
because he could make a play
at any time," receiver Andre
Caldwell said. "Then when he
got hurt, it changed the offense
a little bit."
After seeing Harvin's X-
rays and MRI results, Meyer
expects him to play against the


Razorbacks.
"All reports are positive,"
Meyer said on a Sunday tele-
conference. "He should be able
to go for Saturday."
"When you lose a dynam-
ic player like that, you
saw the lack of big plays
in the second half."
Dan Mullen
UF offensive coordinator

Harvin was solely responsi-
ble for UF's second touchdown
of the game. He started that sec-
ond quarter scoring drive with
a 28-yard run up the right side-
line. Tailback DeShawn Wynn
lost 1 yard on the following
play. Harvin took a direct snap
on the ensuing play and sprint-
ed for a 41-yard touchdown.
"I don't know if you've no-
ticed, but we kind of need him,"
Meyer said sarcastically. "The
one thing we want to be is the
fastest team in college football.
You saw Percy make the entire
FSU secondary miss (in the first
half). (His injury) kind of put us
in reverse for a little bit."
"He is the fastest player I've
ever played with," Wynn said.
But Harvin went down on a
short slant route late in the sec-
ond quarter. He caught the ball
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helmets with Davis, who flew in
from the left side.
The freshman lay motion-
less on the field for a couple of
minutes. He eventually began
moving his feet, but a stretcher
was requested anyway.
"It was quiet on the sidelines
for a while," receiver Cornelius
Ingram said. "It was scary at
first because we thought it was
something real serious."
The Gators huddled on the
sidelines for a brief prayer.
After the game, Meyer said
Harvin felt numbness in the
neck area but that the receiver
told him he was OK while being
carted away. With one minute
remaining in the game, Harvin
returned to the field, just in time
to sing the alma mater with his
teammates.
Harvin had.been hobbled on
and off by a sprained left ankle
he suffered against Tennessee.
He has not been healthy for
an extended stretch since that
game. Both. in the Tennessee
and FSU games, the Gators
struggled after scrapping much
of Harvin's game plan.
"When you lose a dynamic
player like that, you saw the
lack of big plays in the second
half," offensive coordinator
Dan Mullen said. "He's a dif-
ference-maker out there on the
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Kicker debate continues after two more Hetland misses


* HETLAND HAS MADE JUST THREE
OF 12 FIELD GOALS THIS SEASON.

By DAN TREAT
Alligafor Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

TALLAHASSEE It may seem unfathom-
able, but an 11-1 UF team still doesn't have a


reliable kicker.
Chris Hetland has held the job for the
entire season, but he missed
two more field goals Saturday
from 38 and 35 yards,
respectively running his
Football tally for the season to a putrid
3 for 12.
According to Meyer, however, Hetland still
hasn't been beat out in practice, and that is the


reason he continues to be on the field.
"We've just got to keep going," Meyer said.
"It's open every week. We open it up every
week for a battle, and as long as he's hitting
the ball and doesn't get beat out, Chris is going
to be the kicker.
"He's hitting the ball and he's just barely
missing them, but he is missing them. We're
going to open (the competition) up again."


QUICK HITS: UF's three interceptions tied a
season high, as the Gators also picked off
three passes against Southern Miss, LSU and
Alabama. ... Chris Leak passed for over 200
yards for the 32nd time in his career, setting
a new UF career record. ... Ryan Smith's
seventh interception moved him into a tie for
second on the school's single-season record
List. Keiwan Ratliff holds the record with nine
interceptions in 2003.


Brewer misses wide-open, last-second three-pointer in upset loss


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Although four UF players scored in
double-digits, including Green's sea-
son-high 25 points, the Gators, who
averaged nearly 21 assists per game
heading into Saturday night's contest,
only had nine.
"We didn't play to our offensive
identity tonight," Donovan said. "We
made a lot of poor decisions down
the stretch and had questionable shot
selection throughout the game. We
weren't moving the ball around as
well as we could have."
Still, the Gators managed to force
overtime when forward Joakim Noah
tipped in the rebound off a missed
Green three-pointer. That tied the
score at 70 with 4.2 seconds left.
The Gators lost some momentum
when Horford, who had been in foul
trouble most of the game, committed
his fifth early in the overtime period.
Still, UF appeared to have the
game locked when Green hit a three
to propel the Gators to an 80-77 lead
with 1:22 left on the clock. However,
some hiccups let the Jayhawks back in


the game.
"To get the game into overtime, we
felt like we had all the momentum,"
Noah said. "In the end, it hurts be-
cause it just didn't happen for us. We
felt like we had a great chance to win
a game where we didn't play our best,
and we let it slip away and that's un-
fortunate."
Kansas freshman forward Darrell
Arthur sank a couple of clutch free
throws to cut the lead to 13 Then,
Green committed a turnover with
40.8 seconds remaining, and Kansas'
Brandon Rush scored a layup to seal
the Gators' defeat:
Forward Corey Brewer air-balled
a jumper in the lane and Jayhawks
guard Russell Robinson hit one more
free throw to finalize the score 82-80.
UF tried once more to score a
late basket, but its luck had run out.
Brewer's wide-open three-point at-
tempt with less than a second left
clanked off the rim.
The Gators won't have much time
to lament the loss because they are
lined up to play Southern on Tuesday.
"We need to go back to the gym,
refocus and get back to being us,"
Noah said.


Wynn, Harvin missed half


FOOT, from page 16


while the UF ground game hit a few
bumps.
Both Percy Harvin (four car-
ries, 86 yards, one touchdown) and
DeShawn Wynn (nine carries, 10
yards) were unavailable for most
of the second half with injuries.
Harvin had a neck stinger and was
carted off.
The Gators rushed 15 times for -8
yards in the final two quarters, add-


ing to Meyer's anxiety.
"You take DeShawn Wynn and
Percy Harvin out, and the run game
gets watered down real fast," Meyer
said.
Kicker Chris Hetland didn't do
much to keep Meyer happy either,
missing field goals from 35 and 38
yards and running Hetland's suc-
cess rate to a miserable 3 for 12 this
season. In the end, it was Leak who'
kept Meyer's spirits up.
"I try to tell Coach he looks
younger and younger every day,"
Leak said.


UF could get rematch with 'Huskers


VOLLEY, from page 16


more tournament teams.
The Pacific-10 and the Big Ten also have
seven.
Still, despite only having two losses, the Gators
were seeded ninth, one spot behind Minnesota,
who lost seven matches.
If the seedings hold up, the two will meet in
the Sweet 16, with the winner likely advancing to


play No. 1 seeded Nebraska.
The Comhuskers knocked UF out of the tour-
nament a year ago.
The bracket was announced one day after the
Conference Challenge in Orlando, where junior
outside hitter Marcie Hampton was named the
tournament's MVP.
UF swept Marquette 30-24,30-26,30-28 Friday
and No. 24 St. John's 30-19, 30-22,30-19 Saturday.
Hampton had 13 kills in each match. She hit
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Another tortured victory for 11-win UF


* UF DOWNS FSU FOR
THIRD TIME IN A ROW.

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.brg

TALLAHASSEE UF coach
Urban Meyer failed to gain any
style points but managed to
sprout a few gray hairs instead.
The Gators eked out another
win against an unranked oppo-
nent Saturday, dispatching rival
Florida State 21-14 in a game that
tested UF's offense as much as it
did Meyer's follicles.
"You see these gray hairs
right here?" Meyer asked, point-
ing near his temple. "Next year
about October, I'll be bald."
For now, he'll have to use
a little Just for Men and hope
the Gators' next two games go
a little smoother than Saturday
afternoon's tilt at Doak Campbell
Stadium.
"Here's our style: You got at
Tennessee, you've got Kentucky,
you've got Alabama, LSU,
Georgia, and Auburn and at
Tallahassee. So much for style.
You want to put that (schedule)
against anyone in the country,
let's gyahead and go.
"If that's what's making
decisions, I'm going to stand by
my comment from a week ago.
Implode it. It's over."
No. 4 UF (11-1, 7-1

UF VOLLEYBALL


Southeastern Conference) will
face Arkansas in Atlanta on
Saturday for the SEC title, then
sit until January for a bowl
game.


It will be UF's first appear-
ance in the SEC Championship
game since 2000.
"It's here," Meyer said.
"We're going to go play for a ring


Andy Apicella / Alligator
UF receiver Dallas Baker catches a game-winning 25-yard
touchdown pass from Chris Leak during the fourth quarter.


in Atlanta."
In Tallahassee, quarterback
Chris Leak broke a 14-14 tie early
in the fourth quarter, connecting
with Dallas Baker on a 25-yard
deep route to cap the game-win-
ning drive.
Meyer and the Gators waited
out the final 10 minutes as FSU's
last three possessions ended on
failed fourth-down attempts.
"We beat our rivals in a great
game," Meyer said. "Give credit
where credit is due. That was
a team that was battling their
hearts out with some terrific
players."
Culminating with the Baker
touchdown, Leak bailed out the
Gators with a dutch 10-play,
74-yard drive to win his third
straight against the Seminoles.
"I told Coach on the sideline,
Just open it up and let me go
pick 'em apart,'" Leak said.
And that's just what he did.
In the first five plays of the
drive, the senior completed four
passes and ran for a first down.
"In the huddle, it was busi-
ness as usual," Leak said.
Leak completed 21 of 34
passes for two touchdowns.,
"We made the decision for
that one drive we were going
to throw it every down," Meyer
said. "Chris Leak did a heckuva
job managing the offense."'
Leak's performance came
SEE FOOT, PAGE 15


Gators to host first four rounds of NCAAs


By JOSH ARMSTRONG
Alligator Writer
jarmstrong@alligator.org

UF will host the first and second rounds of
the NCAA Volleyball Tournament along with
regional matches, the NCAA announced
Sunday as it released the tournament sched-
ule.
The O'Connell Center will house four
rounds of the tournament, giving the Gators
(28-2) a chance to reach the Final Four with-
out leaving Gainesville.
"We were thrilled. It was as exciting of a
reaction as any in all the years (the coaching
staff has) been here," UF coach Mary Wise
said. "Fortunately, we haven't had the drama
of whether we're in or not. I can't imagine


what that would be like. I hope we never
find out."

lost at home since Nov. 21,
2004, against Tennessee.
UF will face Florida
A&M (21-6) on Thursday.
The Gators have never
lost in the first round un-
der Wise.
The announcement
took a moment to sink
in for the Gators' players. The team stayed
quiet for a few seconds before bursting into
cheers.
"I looked around at everybody because I
realized it, but nobody else was saying any-
thing," junior setter Angie McGinnis said.


"Everyone suddenly realized, 'Oh, we're at
home.'"
Gainesville was already one of four cities
to host NCAARegional matches Dec. 8 and 9,
but the home-court advantage in the first and
second rounds came as a surprise.
"We had about convinced ourselves
-because of the lack of teams in this area
that were playing (in the tournament) that
we would be traveling," Wise said.
FAMU and Jacksonville State are the only
other Florida teams in the tournament.
The Southeastern Conference surprisingly
was awarded its most berths ever with seven:
.UF, Tennessee, LSU, Arkansas, Mississippi,
Alabama and Kentucky. No conference has

SEE VOLLEY, PAGE 15


Gators


upset by


Kansas

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jrriarina@alligator.org

If the house is always supposed
to win in Las Vegas, then UF never
had a chance.
The No. 1 Gators were desig-
nated as the road team against No.
10 Kansas, 'and with the majority
of the venue's 8,500 in attendance
cheering for the Jayhawks, the
Orleans Arena was anything but
friendly to the Gators in UF's 82-
80 overtime defeat on Saturday
night.
"We were very fortunate to


Basketball


even have a
chance down
the stretch," said
associate head
coach Donnie


Jones in a post-
game radio interview, which
usually features UF coach Billy
Donovan. "Coming back in the
second half, we never got in the
flow. Give Kansas credit they
did a great job tonight."
UF outscored Kansas 39-33
in the second half to force over-
time, but any last-minute heroics
could not save the Gators from
defeat. The upset snapped UF's
consecutive-winning streak at 17,
dating back to last season's loss at
Alabama on Feb. 26.
The Gators had earned their
17th consecutive win in a 101-
68 rout of Westeri Kentucky on
Friday night, tying their 2005 sea-
son-opening streak for the longest
in the program's history.
The Gators faced an uphill
battle for the majority of the
Kansas game. They led 2-0 after
winning the tip, but did not have
another such lead until 3:10 left
in the second half when forward
Chris Richard blocked a shot and
assisted a Taurean Green layup.
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15


S1971: The UF defense performs the infamous
"Florida Flop." Playing Miami in the final game of
the season, UF QB John Reaves needed just 14
yards to break the NCAA passing record.'Gators
players were ordered to fall and let the Hurricanes
scce. UF got the ball back and the record fell.


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