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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 67 We Infor. You Decide. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29,2006
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Students sue Follett
By CHAD SMITH
Like many college students, Thomas
Rebman feels cheated when he buys text-
books so he filed a lawsuit that may
reimburse thousands of students for money
spent on their own books.
Rebman, a 45-year-old student at
Daytona Beach Community College, is su-
ing his college and Follett Higher Education
Group, the chain that runs its bookstore. He
said the organization which runs book-
stores at more than 750 colleges nationwide,
including UF is violating its contract
with DBCC by overcharging students for
their books and not paying them enough
when they go to sell them back.
If Rebman wins, thousands of students
at Follett schools including UF could
receive cash to compensate their losses,
since the case has been filed as a class-ac-
DBCC made about $400,000 from its deal
with the company over a recent, yearlong
span, according to the Orlando Sentinel. UF
pulled in more than $1.6 million from its
"What I'm trying to do is get their busi--
ness practices changed all of them, not
just the ones listed in the lawsuit," said
Rebman, who brought the lawsuit forth
with fellow DBCC student Danny Brandner
The lawsuit was filed with Orlando's
federal court, according to the Orlando
Sentinel. A judge will next decide if it will
move forward as a class-action suit.
In addition to the lawsuit's complaints,
Rebman added that all the courses he
has taken required him to buy a textbook
bundle, and he ended up throwing most
of the books away because he couldn't sell
Follett responded to the lawsuit with a
press release that said the company "be-
lieves this suit is without legal basis. Both
Daytona Beach Community College and
Follett conducted audits, and the results
of these audits confirmed that Follett is
abiding by the terms of its agreement with
"What I'm trying to do is get their
business practices changed all
of them, not just the ones listed in
Rebman said the college overlooks
Follett's overcharging because it gets com-
mission from the bookstore's sales.
Lynne Vaughan, who directs the UF
Bookstore, said she didn't know enough
about Rebman's lawsuit to comment on it.
Cliff Ewert, Follett's vice president of
public and campus relations, said the com-
pany keeps an eye on itself to make sure it
isn't overcharging students.
"We conduct regular audits, plus we
have a very sophisticated program that
monitors everything that we do," Ewert
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UF freshman Will Penman balances a juggling baton on his chin Tuesday
on the Reitz Union North Lawn. He has been juggling for nine years.
Asian-American students turn to own money for center
By ALEX TIEGEN
Thuan Vu and Alexander
Lavigne will graduate from UF this
year. They want a haven for Asian
and Asian-American cultures to be
their legacy. -
After fruitlessly clamoring for
university funds, the two are lead-
ing their own fundraising charge. So
far, they've collected about $2,000.
"It's our dream," said Vu. "We
should just try to build it our-
They're also promoting the es-
tablishment of an Asian-American
studies program and a full-time
director for Asian and Pacific
UF has not made an institute for
Asian-American students a priority,
said Dennis Ngin, president of the
Asian American Student Union.
Since its foundation in the early '90s,
Ngin's group has tried to build such
an institute but has not received ap-
proval from the
more or less in
a stalemate," he
An institute of
cultures could be
a "home away from home" similar
to the Institute of Black Culture or
the Institute of Hispanic-Latino
Cultures, also known as La Casita,
Ngin said. There could be a library
of materials including Asian-
American novels, spoken-word
recordings and books about Asian-
American culture as well as a
meeting space and a section dedi-
cated to the history of AASU.
"The groups who see what IBC
and La Casita have, they want the
same," said Tamara Cohen, direc-
tor of multicultural and diversity
Cohen said Asian-American
students should have a "space."
But the university has limited funds
and space for construction projects,
AASU members' last official
appeal to administrators for the
institute was in 2004, but they have
raised the issue with UF many times
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2006 U ALLIGATOR, 3
Man found dead at camp; No foul play suspected
By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
A 55-year-old man was found
dead in a wooded area on the
southwest edge of campus
The man was found at about
9:30 a.m. in a makeshift tent in
the Surge Wetland Area near the
2700 block of Southwest Archer
Road. A member of the Oak
Park Baptist Church discovered
the body, according to a press
Police are withholding the
names of the man and the person
who found him until they can
notify his family, said University
Police Department investigator
Lt. Darren Baxley.
The man was also a member of
the Baptist church, according to a
UPD news release.
Baxley said the man appeared
to have been living in the wooded
area for a couple of days.
The last campus death hap-
pened two years ago, when
Sudheer Reddy Satti, a 24-year-
old civil engineering graduate
assistant, 'was murdered in his
Maguire Village apartment.
Police don't think the latest in-
cident was a homicide, but they
are waiting for autopsy results to
determine the cause of death.
"We don't suspect foul play,
and we think he died of natural
causes," Baxley said.
Corporate funds not unusual
CLAS debt not linked
to internal research
By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Two weeks after a UF official said budget-
ing changes might have added to the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences' deficit, administrators
say those practices had nothing to do with the
CLAS Assembly Chairman John Moore told
the Student Senate on Nov. 14 that administra-
tors may have changed budget practices to invest
heavily in internal research, which would go to-
ward getting corporate funding and applying for
patents, licenses and grants.
But in order to fund the research, new budget
practices may have been put into place to make
moving money around easier, he wrote in a copy
of his speech that was sent to CLAS faculty. This
enabled each year's debt to be paid by next year's
funds, wrote Moore, an anthropology professor.
But CLAS Dean Neil Sullivan said the chang-
es didn't contribute to the $4 million deficit.
Sullivan said the changes only allowed mon-
ey to be moved from one category to another,
not year to year. Additionally, he said, profes-
sors have always been encouraged to apply for
grants, patents and licenses.
Because of the nature of the college with its
emphasis on humanities and basic sciences it
relies mostly on federal funding from organiza-
tions like the National Institute of Health and the
National Science Foundation.
The vast majority of the $45 million to $50
million of outside money earned by the college
this past year came from federal sources, Sullivan
said. In the humanities, foundations also fund
Corporate funding tends
to go toward applied sciences
like engineering and medi-
cine, he said.
Besides, any external re-
search funding is earmarked
for more research initiatives. It
can't go toward basic educa-
tion such as classrooms and
faculty salaries, he said.
Corporate funding has been a reality at UF for
years, and none was specifically sought to help
fix the CLAS debt. Of all the money UF hauls
in from fundraising each year, the percentage
of donations from corporations has fluctuated
between 26 percent and 45 percent over the last
decade, said Chris Brazda, vice president of de-
velopment at the UF Foundation. Those statistics
indicate there hasn't been a dear upward trend in
corporate donations, he said.
CLAS officials had to draw up each year's
budgets before knowing how much money they
would actually get, Sullivan said. This was a fac-
tor in the CLAS debt.
SG senators endorse
Machen's tuition plan
By JESSICA DaSILVA
After fierce debate, student sen-
ators passed a resolution Tuesday
to support UF President Bernie
Machen's Academic Enhancement
Program. If instated, the program
will charge incoming freshman and
transfers an extra $1,000 per year.
.The resolution recommends that
a committee of five faculty mem-
bers and five students be created
to oversee the money. Resolutions
are pieces of legislation that do not
create law but offer the Senate's
Student Government has his-
torically opposed higher tuition
charges, but officials say they
support the new measure because
they'll be able to see its benefits.
Money from the program will be
used to hire faculty.
State universities'aren't allowed
to set their own tuition rates for
most undergraduates, so in an ef-
fort to earn more support for his
plan, Machen did not officially
desigfiate the new charge as tu-
ition. Neither the Bright Futures
Scholarship Program nor Florida
Prepaid would cover the cost.
Sen. Justin Bell, who is leading
a new SG group called the Tuition
.Student. he originally
opposed the bill
but changed his
mind after doing research.
"I thought it was designed to
find a way to increase tuition with-
out actually increasing tuition,"
Bell said, "but this program is re-
ally designed in better interest of
the student body."
Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice
president for student affairs, said
resources would go to programs
where they're most needed.
"If there's a large demand for
psychology, then they may dedicate
more faculty there than to another
program," she told senators.
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Hypertension? No sweat.
By ANDREW GASDICK
Alligator Contributing Writer
Gatorade was Ben Mackey's water.
He drank it while playing sports, with his
meals and around the house. He thought noth-
ing of it until he checked into the hospital
Tests indicated that Mackey's blood pres-
sure was abnormally high, and medical staff
cited excessive consumption of Gatorade as a
possible contributing factor.
"(I was) surprised," said Mackey, a history
Although his hypertension was ruled out as
the cause of his dizziness, the fact that Gatorade
could have contributed raises a concern.
Gatorade and other sports drinks that contain
sodium can increase blood pressure, according
to the Continuing Medical Implementation Web
site. Hypertension can lead to vascular damage,
kidney failure and stroke.
The site lists Gatorade as an item to eliminate
from diets to decrease the risk of hypertension.
The added sodium in Gatorade is as un-
healthy to an inactive person as that from any
other processed food, said Kathryn Parker, a
dietitian for the city of Gainesville.
"Your body recognizes sodium.no matter
where it comes from," Parker said.
People's tendency to consume more than
the recommended serving of food is a factor in
many cases of hypertension, Parker said.
But the manufacturers of Gatorade argue
that the drink's sodium content isn't that sig-
The amount of sodium in Gatorade is on par
with the levels found in 8 ounces of 2-percent
milk or one slice of bread, according to an e-
mail from Gatorade representatives. The so-
dium contained in Gatorade which the Food
and Drug Administration considers a low-so-
dium product is designed to replace that lost
through sweat and does not affect resting blood
pressure, according to the e-mail.
"If you aren't sweating a pound a
day, you don't need it. If you don't
need it, it's not going to help you."
However, Malcolm Privette, who has worked
with Gatorade inventor James Robert Cade for
more than 30 years, offered a few caveats.
Gatorade is a supplement designed for
athletes, Privette said. Drinking it while liv-
ing a sedentary lifestyle could have the same
drawbacks as consuming other substances with
"It's no different than (sitting around) eating
potato chips," Privette said.
Parker agreed that the problem lies less with
the chemical formula of Gatorade and more
with its misuse.
For Parker, the bottom line is that people
should not consume an excess of nutrients their
bodies do not need.
"If you aren't sweating a pound a day, you
don't need it," Parker said. "If you don't need
it, it's not going to help you."
Man free in Jax death
By JAMES RIGNEY
The third suspect in the beating
death of UF student Thomas Brown
pleaded guilty to misdemeanor bat-
tery at a pretrial hearing Tuesday
and was sentenced to the time he
had already served in jail.
Alex Canzano, 22, was origi-
nally charged with second-degree
murder, as were defendants Jeremy
Lane, 22, and Mark Foss, 19, both
of Jacksonville. The charge carries a
maximum penalty of life in prison.
Canzano, who has been out of
jail since October, was sentenced to
the 343 days he already served and
walked away a free man.
Misdemeanor battery carries a
maximum sentence of one year in
Brown, who would have turned
24 in September, was beaten to death
near the Jacksonville Landing after
the 2005 Florida-Georgia game.
Assistant State Attorney Bemie
de la Rionda said Canzano played
a minor role in Brown's death com-
pared with Lane and Foss and that
Canzano testified truthfully against
De la Rionda said Lane, who hit
Brown twice, was "most culpable"
in Brown's death and that Foss hit
Brown only after he was already on
the ground. Canzano, he said, did
not hit Brown.
Lane was convicted of aggra-
vated battery by a
State jury in October and
News sentenced to 12 years
in prison and three
years probation. Foss was convicted
of felony battery and sentenced
to four years in jail and two years
Members of Brown's family and
friends have said they were disap-
pointed with the jury's decision
in the Lane case because it made
it more difficult to give Foss and
Canzano tougher sentences.
Hank Coxe, Canzano's attorney,
said his client talked privately with
"This was an unfortunate event,"
Coxe said. "His heart goes out to the
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Reforestation of other trees threatens mighty oak
By AMANDA ABBOTT
Alligator Contributing Writer
Forget deforestation it's the increase of
forests that is actually threatening America's
Francis Putz, a professor of botany at
UF, has co-conducted two studies concern-
ing the threat to the live oak population in
"One hundred years ago, live oak was the
dominant oak," Putz said. "Live oaks are now
becoming increasingly rare."
The conversion of natural savannahs to for-
ests after the suppression of fires and the end
of cattle grazing in north central Florida has
allowed other taller trees such as sweet gums,
pines and various oaks to flourish, while en-
croaching on and killing live oaks, according
to Putz's studies.
Encroachment occurs when the crown, or.
the span of leaves, of one of the taller trees
pierces the crown of the live oak. Once a
competing tree has covered 50 percent of the
crown of the live oak, the live oak begins to
The only way to save the live oak is to
remove the other trees before they have the
chance to pierce its crown, Putz said.
"People like trees, and yet you often have
to kill one tree to save another," he said. "Very
little effort has been extended toward saving
the live oak."
Most people don't recognize the greater
value of live oaks over other trees. Therefore,
they are unwilling to pay the cost to save
them, Putz said.
"To a lot of people an oak is an oak," Putz
said. "But there are properties of live oaks that
aren't shared by other trees that are worth
Live oaks live for more than 200 years.
They help to safeguard homes from debris,
and they also reduce energy costs while boost-
ing property value.
One live oak can add up to $30,000 to a
house's value, Putz said. Yet the threat to the
live oak is still often overlooked.
Roslyn Levy, a real estate agent with
Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish Realtors, said
she highlights giant old oak trees when mar-
keting a home.
"Live oaks generally contribute to the over-
all attractiveness of a home," Levy said. "Most
people just love oak trees."
Because of recent hurricane activity, some
buyers are hesitant to have large trees near
their homes, Levy said. Putz, however, points
out that a live oak is very sturdy and can help
block a home from damage during strong
Putz's study claims that live oaks are at
greatest risk in neighborhoods with larger
yards and higher-priced homes because de-
velopers remove too few encroaching trees.
Gainesville resident Tom Patton owns a
home on Northwest 23rd Street and has a
dense growth of trees, including sweet gums,
magnolias, pines, water oaks and live oaks, on
his two-acre property.
"I've got an amazing combination of hard
woods and soft woods," Patton said. '*And
the bigger trees help to keep my energy bills
down because they insulate my house from
While Patton enjoys his trees because they
serve as a sight and sound buffer from his
neighbors, he does not concern him-
self with the encroachment issue.
"I let it go wild," Patton said.
"I'm not in a clearing or harvest- ':4
ing mode Mother Nature -.
Putz said he has little control over reversing
"For most buyers in the community, the
fact that this is a heavily wooded area is very
appealing," Levy said. "But I don't think you
could even put a dollars-and-cents value on
these beautiful trees."
UF denies funding for Asian-American institute due to limited budget
CENTER, from page 1
since then. They were told the institute was
not a priority and were told to ask again in
2008, Vu and Ngin said.
Cohen said that although funds are
tight, an Asian-American institute will
likely come some time in the future. It
would be more modern and more spacious
than the older IBC and La Casita buildings,
"I don't think we should imagine it's going
to be a house like those two houses," she said.
If the institute is privately funded, it
could be modeled after an independent,
off-campus institution such as the India
Cultural & Education Center or the UF
Hillel Jewish cultural center, Lavigne said,
though it would not be as ornate.
Pi Delta Psi, UF's pan-Asian fraternity,
has backed Vu and Lavigne in their fund-
raising push. The fraternity intends to col-
lect at least $5,000 by the end of 2006. It has
planned fundraisers and a benefit concert
for the institute, titled "Building Dreams,"
that will take place Thursday. The con-
cert will feature artists such as Far East
.Movement, an Asian-American hip-hop
group from California.
Multicultural Pi Delta Psi members
Affairs tried contacting Asian-
American alumni to raise
funds, said Lavigne. But
the UF Alumni Association does not keep a
list of Asian-American alumni, so fraternity
members have relied on graduates who
were involved with the planning of the
institute in recent years. Prompted by this
setback, they plan to advocate for an Asian-
American Alumni Association.
Lavigne said the fraternity's national
chapter donated $1,000 about half of
what's been raised so far. Another $1,000
was collected from such organizations as
Theta Nu Xi, a multicultural sorority.
"This is our heritage, and that's impor-
tant," Ngin said.
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Cyclists shouldn't be
There are two kinds of people in Gainesville the
ones who drive cars and the ones who ride bikes.
The first group cruises around town in climate-con-
trolled comfort, listening to the crappy indie band of the
moment in full, rich surround sound. They even have cup
The second group pedals to class in rain, sleet or, well,
sleet. They dodge children and stray dogs, Humvees
beached in the bike lane, clueless pedestrians and the
occasional pothole. They have no six-disc CD changers,
no cup holders just bottled water and iPods, if they're
But don't let a cop catch you with those white head-
phones in your ears. You'll get a ticket.
In fact, it seems the Gainesville Police Department and
its on-campus counterpart live to harass student cyclists.
No light on your bike? That's a citation. Ride past a stop
sign? That's a citation, too. And don't even think about
letting go of the handlebars.
If these infractions seem petty and ridiculous, it's be-
cause they are. Sure, riding around in the dark is danger-
ous but at UF, the vast majority of bicycle accidents are
caused by careless drivers. Out of 12 accidents this year,
only two were caused by cyclists.
Unfortunately, Gainesville is hostile territory for pedal
pushers. How else do you explain the lack of bike lanes
on University Avenue? Or the alumni who clog every
sidewalk on campus with their cars why don't they get
ticketed too? Clearly, there's a double standard at work.
When a car hits a cyclist even when the cyclist is in-
jured or killed the penalties for drivers are often light.
Cars rule the road, in other words. The rest of us just bike
It's not entirely a local issue, of course. The cult of the
car is alive and well across the country but Florida is
especially bad. In fact, we led the nation in cyclist fatalities
last year, with 124. But sometimes, it seems GPD and the
University Police Department go out of their way to make
life difficult for bike riders.
That's a shame, because Gainesville needs cyclists. Lots
of them. With traffic congestion at an all-time high and
available parking nowhere in sight, the city should en-
courage everyone to bike to class, to work or just down
to the grocery store and back. Why not?
After all, Gainesville has a better shot at becoming
a bike-friendly town than most cities. Think about it
warm, sunny weather, no hills and dirty hippies as far
as the eye can see. It could be a bike rider's paradise if we
just gave the issue some thought.
Best of all, the Gainesville City Commission wouldn't
have to take any drastic steps. Set up bike lanes where they
don't exist, widen them where they do and presto chan-
go you've got a hospitable environment for cyclists. If
GPD targeted reckless drivers, we might even have fewer
deaths each year.
Besides, bikes are the way of the future.
From the' obesity epidemic to the next gas crisis, there's
no problem that can't be solved with a 10-speed and some
common sense a lesson all cities should keep in mind in'
the coming years.
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Machen can't wash his hands of CLAS
o it begins. We're already starting to see the
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' new budget-
ing plans in action. English department Chairman
John Leavey has been dismissed from his position. And
I'm sure there will be more to come.
I wonder which subject will take the next cuts.
Languages? Art? Mathematics?
The pathetic part about it is that none of this re-
ally has to happen. The CLAS deficit didn't just appear
overnight. From what I've heard, this has been a prob-
lem for years. That means at some point, the problem
must have been small.
So why wasn't this handled earlier? Well, the people
to blame would probably be the CLAS administration
and, of course, UF President Bernie Machen.
After the first year or two of increasing debt, you'd
think somebody would have done something about the
situation before it got out of hand. But obviously, the
administration failed to do so.
What amazes me most is Machen's complete unwill-
ingness to be proactive in this situation and just to
clear things up, proactive doesn't mean sitting back and
saying "CLAS, you're on your own."
Mr. President, the success or failure of CLAS will
ultimately fall on your head, whether you're directly
responsible or not. Keep that in mind.
Consider this: Last year, UF operated on a budget of
$2,436,914,352. That's a lot of money. Considering UF's
recent success, I'm sure the budget in, say, the last five
years has been somewhat similar:
Sure, that money goes into the everyday operat-
ing costs of the university. That's all well and good.
However, it seems odd that with such a large budget,
there was no way UF could have allocated some funds
to fix the CLAS debt problem.
UF should have tackled
this issue when it was much
smaller. It wouldn't have hurt
that much to cut back slightly
in some areas, pay off the CLAS
deficit and then make the col-
lege stick to a stricter budget.
Instead, the UF administra-
tion approved so much bad
budgeting that now it's a real
What further confuses me is the president's obses-
sion with making UF a Top-10 school. Perhaps I'm the
dumb one here, but it doesn't seem like you can have
a Top-10 school without properly teaching the basics
- such as English, history and so on.
Am I overlooking something here?
UF's administration needs to snap out of its apathy
and do something to fix this mess. Now. And for the re-
cord, cutting vital faculty should be the last option.
I'm sure the university can gather the money it needs
to save CLAS quite easily if it's just willing to try. But no
positive change will occur until someone steps up and
takes responsibility and if anyone is responsible for
this mess, it's the people who allowed it to happen. The
administration, in other words.
Once we strip down CLAS to the bone, then what?
What concerns me most isn't the cutbacks, but the
thought that such negligence is going on in other de-
partments as well. What other colleges are sinking into
debt due to the administration's hands-off approach?
Daniel Burroughs is a philosophy freshman. His column
appears on Wednesdays.
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What's so bad about hookah smoking?
I'm writing in regards to "Hookah harms
like cigarettes," an article in Nov. 14's Alligator.
I found the article vastly misinformed and
would like to shed some light on the argu-
ments it proposed.
First, I should go on record and admit that
I may be a little biased my parents own
and operate Farah's Bar & Grill on University
Avenue. We've been a hookah lounge for the
past three years, and I'm proud to say the tran-
sition was my idea.
In Sara Watson's article, Maureen Miller
said, "Even occasional hookah smoking can
lead to a cigarette habit, since users expose
themselves to nicotine." But the tobacco in
Farah's hookahs contains almost no nicotine.
In fact, it's 70 percent flavoring.
This means an individual would have
to smoke about 50 hookahs in one sitting to
equal the amount of nicotine found in one
cigarette and even my father can't pull that
off. Becoming addicted to cigarettes by smok-
ing hookahs is as ridiculous as developing an
opium habit by eating poppy-seed muffins.
Miller hits another one out of the park
when she says, "I can't stress enough that
you're breathing in nicotine, tar and carbon
monoxide just to name a few when you
smoke hookah." But the tobacco we use con-
tains no tar whatsoever.
Second, we make efforts to reduce the car-
bon monoxide intake by the consumer. We use
all-natural coals and no quick-lighting agent,
which cuts down on the carbon monoxide
produced. The size of our hookahs also helps
- we use the largest pipes available, despite
the extra cost.
Finally, to prevent the transmission of
germs, Farah's offers pre-wrapped plastic
mouthpieces to all its customers. I don't feel
the Alligator's article was written to spite me
or my family, but a rebuttal was necessary to
set the facts straight. In the future, I hope any
journalist writing about hookahs will consider
producing a two-sided article.
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Hardwood Floors. Water,
sewer, Trash incl. $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-
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
**1 BR/BA"No Application fee**
* 3 blks to UF Gatomest Apts; 300 NW
18th St $495,0 4 blks to UF Gatorside
Apts; 1600 NW4th Ave $410.
Available for January. Call 352-371-3636
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
2 blocks N of UF. Quiet, hardwood floors,
new appliances, washer/dryer. Huge storage
area. Avail Dec 1. $575/mo Call 373-5295
HOUSE FOR RENT
2BR/1BA, 6 blocks from UF. 1 block from
Mother Earth. New CH/A, $700/mo. 352-
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-
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/mo
Eagles Landing 2/2.5 Upscale, Granite &
Stainless in Kitchen $1350/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
Quiet Hawthorne Reserve off University
Avenue Several Units Completely
RefurbishedAvailable! Large 3/2.5 w/Carport,
Fireplace, Pool & Clubhouse, Cardio Center.
Wooded Setting. Short Term OK. $1300/ mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578
Walk to UF from Taylor Square
1 or 2 BR units Only one year old.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
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, scr
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
l For Rent
Extra large 1BR apt with big living room in
older house. $595.mo 4526 SW Archer Rd.
Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-
Clean 3BR/2BA home in Valwood, fireplace,
garage, W/D, 7726 SW 55th Place $1190/
mo. Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 12-1-5-2
HOUSE FOR RENT
4/2, 2 blocks from campus, balcony, large
yard. Call 475-5298. 12-4-5-2
3BR/2.5BA all new. Pool and tennis. Near
campus. Available now. $1250/mo. Call 561-
Duplex for rent: 2BR/1BA $500/mo + $350
deposit. For lease info please contact
landlord at 352-514-9698. Location: Tower
Oak Glen Aps. (near Tower Road) 10 min
to UF. Leave msg w/ph # & I will call back.
1 BR/1BA apt. Large screened-in porch,,W/D
hook-ups, Pets ok. Rent $500/mo. Sec dep
$500. 3300 SW 23rd St. Apt #3. Call 371-
**WALK TO UF**
Huge 2BR/1BA apt. $600/mo
SUNRISE APTS 1BR/1BA
@ $460/mo Lease thru July 07. Available
Dec 15, 06. Call Jameel 352-328-OD78 11-
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-
1 BR/1 BA furnished/unfurnished.
Call Sofia 786-853-6432 12-1-20-3
1/1 in 2/2 apt in Greenwich Green. $440 +
low utils. On 2 bus lines to campus. Walk-in
closet, wi/fi. Partially fuamished. 315-857-
7814, email@example.com. 11-29-15-3
1 BR/1 BA 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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 407-
College Park. Avail January. 60 sec walk to
campus & the bars. $499/mo. Call Greg @
1/1 in 4/4 at COUNTRYSIDE, unfurn, prefer
female. $380 includes internet & utf W/D.
Avail Dec 1st. 561-512-7733 or 561-575-
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
Continued on next page.
10, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2006
a II Subleases
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
505-386O.Cell 352-871-5717. Name David
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
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/intemet incl. Pooview, gym, furnisehd.
2 blocks to UF. Call Carrie at 863-441-2560
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
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!
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
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
COLLEGE PARK STUDIO APT.
2 min. walk to UF! Behind Swamp. Only.
$605/mo. New appliances, carpeted, large
floor lan, pool/undry. Avail. Dec. Call Chris
SUBLEASE AT GAINESVILLE PLACE
1BR/BA in 4BR/BA available for spring/
summer. Close to UF. $499/mo. Call Hanna
305-29i0'249 or email@example.com. 12-
1BR/1BA in NW Gainesville. $400/mo. Pets
OK. Available end of December or beginning
of January through July 28th. Call Mike at
Furnished Spring Sublease!
2BR1BA, 2 blocks from campus (cable indl)
$375/mo/person plus utils. 561-310-9888
Fully furnished. Utilities included. Jan-Aug.
$530/per room. DESPERATE! Call 407-497-
7068 or 321-356-3384 12-6-8-3
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
BEST ROOMMATES, BEST LOCATION
1 BR/1BA available for Spring in large house
right behind Swamp. Walk to class, walk to
University Ave. $385/mo + util. Very neg. Call
1 BR/1 BA 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
WALK TO CAMPUS 1BR in 3BR house.
$400/me,+ utils, Avail 12/01/06. Parking,
fenced yard, extra den, wireless internet, can
have pets. Girls only. Call Katy @ 904-386-
Spacious 2 BR/1 BA in Mill Run
Apt. $555/mo. Avail ASAP.
Call 494-8716. 11-30-5-3
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA at Countryside.
$350/mr-includes utilities, unit next to pool,
W/D, available immediately, male or female
ok. Call 904-228-0106 12-1-5-3
I l Subleases
BEST ROOMMATES, BEST LOCATION
1BR 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-
-Camelot Apts NW 34th & 2nd Ave. 5 mos
sublease [March-July] renew opt. 2BR/1BA.
Quiet landscaped yard. Free wireless. Mostly
grad students. Great parking. $710/mo.
Clubhouse, gym, pool. On bus rt. 222-3801
$420/mo BR & PRIVATE BATH
CAMPUS CLUB!!!AII utils incl. Mature, clean
roommates. Well-furnished w/kegerator. Fun
& clean place. Avail spring. 321-695-4420
Garage Apartment in Duckpond area.
Pet friendly neighborhood, washer &
dryer, 1 bathroom $525/mo. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Call D 352-514-6093
if interested. 1-11-10-3
House: 3BR/3BA, all major appliances, fire-
place, A/C-heat, BBQ pit, yard, driveway! 1
mile from UF! $1600/mo. Call 786-255-6736
or email email@example.com. 12-5-5-3
WALK to campus/midtown 1 room in 5BR/
2BA house. $430/mo. All utils incl. HBO,
dvr, wi-fi. Spring semester 813-293-3221
409 NW 12th Street. 1BR availalbe in a 2BR/
2BA house. $375/mo. Available from Dec 1
thru July 30. Only 4 blocks from campus, 5
minute-walk! Call 813-777-7903 12-6-6-3
2BR/2BA unfurnished apt in The Laurels. 8
months left in lease. $480/mo ea room. Call
Sublease for spring 2007 at The Courtyards.
1 female roommate wanted. Furnished apt
with 3 clean & friendly roommates. All-inclu-
sive rent. Call Kim at 954-812-8020 or email
at firstname.lastname@example.org. 12-6-6-3
$400/mo 1BR in 3BR/1.5BA house 2 blks
from law school Golfview. Wood fls, W/D,
DW, large living rm, great backyard, fire-
place, dining rm. Grad student roommates.
Avail Jan 1 Spring & Summer 904-392-7636
Sunrise Apts. $430/mo
All you need is $135 to move in.
Call Catherine 786-348-4236 or
Email email@example.com 12-6-6-3
DEC FREE RENT! 1/1 in 4/4 Gai
Place. Unfurnished, W/D, private b
-inclusive, tanning room. $465/mo. C
813-728-2593 leave message. 12-5-
COLLEGE PARK APT
Private, spacious 1/1 avail Jan. <5 min walk
to UF campus. $589/mo. Pets ok. Call 813-
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4
FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for four
bedroom furnished pool house. $450/mo +
utils. 1 mile from campus on bus route. Non-
smoker. No Dogs. Avail immediately. Call
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
J) II Roommates ) EII Roommates
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-
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.
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
$600/mo Union St. Station. Luxury living
downtown, all utilities incl. Private bath,
restaurants down-Ostairs, professional/
grad pref. Must seel 870-0904, 318-4553
UF Close. Great student roommates, W/D,
DSL, easy park, easy move-in, lease. 371-
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
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-
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-
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Male or female to share 2BR/1BA.
Cute house on two wooded acres 2 miles
from UF & Shands $350/MO 378-0207
Male roommate to share 3BR/2BA house off
34th & University. $446/mo + 1/3 of utilities.
Call 560-0611 12-6-12-4
FEMALE WANTED IN JANUARY 1 BR/1BA
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
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
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, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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
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 roomate.- Release $499/mo all
included. Furnished 1BR/1BA. Call Jessica
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, email@example.com.
QUIET ROOM AVAILABLE 12-1-06
$500/mo. No smokers, no pets. 352-373-
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-
NW area Master BR/priv BA in spacoius
3/2 house, CH/A, DW, W/D. $460 + share
elec/gas. GATOR Rec rm, Privacy fence.
Great for grad or prof. Non-smoker, no pets,
off 13th St/39th Ave. Avail now 352-328-6252
2/1.5 nice Casablanca East townhouse
needs NS female. No pets please. $350/
mo + 1/2 utils. Negotiable move-in date.
firstname.lastname@example.org 562-1901 12-6-7-4
1/1 in 2/2 Looking Glass Apts. Steps
from campus! Avail Jan-Aug. $550/mo.
Roommate is female UF student, looking for
same. 305-496-8710 12-6-6-4
Looking for quiet NS, F, mature student
to share a roomy 2BR/1.25BA in Picadilly
Apts for spring 07 or longer. $330/mo, cable,
internet/TV & elec is'- $100. Great location
for bus & Butler Plaza. BR unfurn. 283-1985
Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA furn
townhouse. Next to pool Close to Oaks Mall.
$500/mo incl cable, internet, & utils up to
$100. Call 386-795-4360 12-6-6-4
1 BR/1 BA available in a 2BR/2BA Gator com-
munity, pool, racquetball court, W/D, cable,
internet, non-smoker preferred. $480/mo incl
everything. Call 561-809-0892 12-6-6-4
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Share 2BR/2BA Treehouse Village condo 3
mi from UF w/Christian student. Pvt BR &
BA. All common areas shared. Price incls
all utils, cable & DSL. $440/mo. Avail 1/1/07.
email@example.com or 813-917-4365
Large comfortable home walking distance
to UF. Grad level female student desired for
roommate. No pets, no smoking. Month-to-
month lease available. $500/mo all utils incl.
Call 352-283-6820 12-6-6-4
$185,000 3/2 + garage in Springtree. Close to
schools, new floors, fenced yard, fruit trees.
Contact Owner/Realtor firstname.lastname@example.org,
262-3264; Realtors Welcome. 12-6-6-5
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find
Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-6-72-5
PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
ckson S are
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF. Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
NOVEMBER OPEN HOUSES! Newly reno-
vated 1 & 2 BR units starting at $99,900 (as
is at $86,900). Steps from Shands, VA,
Dental & more. $3,000 Closing Cost Credit
w/Preferred Lenders. Join us Sunday (11/
12/06 or 11/19/06) from 10-1:00. Contact
Tom Bellucci 352.538.6498 or Steve Clark
352.328.8311at Coldwell Banker M.M.
Parrish Realtors 352.372-5375: 11-30-91-5
I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29,2006 E ALLIGATOR,.11
a l Real Estate
Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury townhomes.
Within a gated community in the heart of NW
Gainesville. Bordered by wild wetlands and
nature preserve. Variety of floor plans & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 11-30-91-5
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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).
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
m Real Estate
Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 balconies
with great views, $219,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1.
Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 12-6-75-5
2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedroom 2 % bath town home floor plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
Seller will pay 2% towards closing costs
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Maria "Birdie" Pla Murnane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 2224888
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.
ill Real Estate
LUUN I K(Y LUb LIVING
1,2&3 BR condo's from the low $100's.
Pool, tennis, fitness & more.
Call for office hours (352)371-9555.
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
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-
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.
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-
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
1BR/1BA condo, 2 miles from UF in very
quiet attractive NW area. New floors, utility
room with W/D. $79,000. Call 386-462-3066
BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-6-72-6
BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-6-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
4 Never used. 352-377-9846 12-6-72-6
1 all Furnishings
I all Furnishings
BED $100 NEVER USED! Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799
BED $195 All New King! 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used.at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
Bed $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
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
Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-6-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
"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.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6
FUTON $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
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-6-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 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
Available from Commercial News Providers"
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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 W? Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 Ofrom estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
S 140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
*ENTERTAINMENT CENTER large $50,
ODRESSER $35, *full size BED $50,
*VCR $30, Portable SEWING MACHINE
$40 dining table & 4 nice chairs $120. Call
Couch, Loveseat, Futon frame
Cpu cart w/lthr chair,
20? tv w/stand, tb w/ 4 chairs
2end tbls, Coffee tbl, 5cd stereo
$950 will split obo 239-841-6700 11-30-
LIVING ROOM SET includes: reclining
couch, love seat, 2 end tables, one lamp
& bookshelf. $250. Call 352-283-2990 12-
MOVING SALE-2 FAMILIES
Everything must go! Bookcases, furniture,
etc. Saturday 8am 2pm. 2703 NE 11th Terr.
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7
1 A4E : t1- wtE Lh
Computer Help! Now!
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.
Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
Refer to this ad for 10% off 1-8-118-7
352.21 9.2980 nmdm
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix,it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
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12, ALLIGATOR 0 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29,2006
GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
LOW RATE COMPUTER SERVICE
Repair & Upgrade
Discount on Labor
Free Pickup & Delivery
Put yourclass notes on your iPod!
Try Top X Notes iPod today!
Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
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)
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 bajreturns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
A book by Bob Brackin
includes "Gainesville Stories"
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are under way...bikes, computers, printers,
vehicles and more. All individuals interested
in bidding go to http://fa.ufl.edu/am/surplus/
* Water ski flippers w/mask $50.
* Craftsman 144 pc mechanical tool set $75.
STUDENT SELLING DIAMOND STUD
EARRINGS & LOOSE SOLITARE
DIAMONDS. Wholesale prices. Working for
international manufacturers. Call me at: 727-
KEGERATOR FOR SALE
Fits 1/2 keg. $450/OBO. Call 352-219-5160
2 Technics 1200 M3D turntables and Gemini
Executioner Ten mixer. Very light useage.
$1500. 352-284-6281 or 352-493-0549 12-
MI Motorcycles, Mopeds] Mil
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
New '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
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 12-6-72-11
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work
on any brand of scooter and we have some
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups
available and free estimates given for all
repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Hundreds off NEW 2006
motorscooters! Thru Dec 15th!
New Scooters 4 Less, NS4L.com
1901 NW67th PI. 336-1271 12-1-15-11
150 CC SCOOTER
Sporty Red, Black, & White. Brand new.
Never used. 2006 4 cycle. Disc Brakes. 65
mph. Starting @ $1400. Call 239-297-8996.
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For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older Running or Not
Fast & Convenient Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
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 BuyOSelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
Clean. Running or Barely Running
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
-6-10 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
SHONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
ilMotorcycles. Mopeds For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO,. Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-6-72-11
BEST CARS E LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
90 Honda Accord $1999 352-338-1999
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
JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
00* FREE 0 FREE FREE* FREEO*
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
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-
*Power Windows Don't Work?*
On site available Call Steve 352-226-1973
2001 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Automatic, power doors & windows, 4 door,
maroon, CD player, 4 cylinder. Never been
in a wreck. 62,400 miles. $6500/OBO. Call
Taira 503-781-4599 12-4-10-12
Used Cars Sale & trade
See our inventory! 5-15-84-12
VW JETTA WAGON'03
White, automatic trans. Still under warranty,
keyless entry, CD player, A/C, 25k miles.
Runs perfectly. Call 371-2420 12-6-10-12
2000 CHEVY S10
2.2L,. 4 cyl, 70k miles, AC/heat, CD, radio.
Great condition. Ready to sell. $6500. Call
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
HONDAACCORD LX 1986
155k miles, No A/C, running condition. $500/
OBO. Eray 352-870-6177 12-1-5-12
99 FORD CONTOUR SE
A/C, power steering, brakes & locks, airbags,
cruise control, auto trans, clean, runs great
$2750, 89k miles. Call Phillip @ 373-7977
02 GMC SONOMA SL
V6, power steering & brakes, airbags, cold A/
C, auto trans, runs & looks great $3500. 243k
miles. Call Phillip @ 373-7977 12-6-6-12
97 OLDS BRAVADA
V6, cold A/C,cruise cntrl, power steering,
windows & brakes, leather int, runs & looks
great. $4000, 143k mi. Call Phillip 373-7977
01 DODGE NEON SE
Cold A/C, power steering & brakes, auto
trans, looks & runs great, $3200, 160k miles.
Call Phillip @ 373-7977 12-6-6-12
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CI l Autos
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All Power, W/D, 115k highway miles. Please
call 246-2377 leave message. 12-6-6-12
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 12-6-72-13
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-25-
ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the.Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
VOLUNTEER YOUTH BASKETBALL
COACHES for the City of Gainesville youth
coed basketball and girls basketball leagues.
For info call Brian Shea 316-4757 12-4-
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
l .Help Wanted
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-6-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com -
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
Earn up to $12/hr. 0 ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
(DOB 11/25/54); 5'05",
200 Ibs, Black Hair,
11 Counts of Grand
Theft III, 20 Counts of
Dealing in Stolen
Call (352) 372-STOP
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2006 0 ALLIGATOR, 13
M1 Help Wanted Help d H1ed Help Wanted
S l Help Wanted ] Help Wanted
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 12-6-72-14
POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call ourjobline at 1-888-463-1954
*** SOCCER COACHESOOO
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
email@example.com or 379-5979
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 SW13th St. 11-30-40-14
PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 12-6-
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
SEARS OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE 12-
Finance co. seeks FTAdmin Asst. Long term,
bilingual pref. Ph skills, cust svc & comp exp
a must. Salary + bonuses. Fax resume to
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Fast-paced call center seeks enthusiastic
team players. Flexible hours Apply in
person M-F, 9am-4pm. 1830 NE 2nd St.
COMPUTER USERS WANTED
Earn up to $25-75/hr Training Provided.
FT/PT IN SALES
GATORFEVER Archer Rd.
692-4472 OR 692-5597 11-30-19-14
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &
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OeBay Experience a plus *Resume To
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. CaJl us today toll
free at 1-888-684-2267 or apply online at
.. -Bento Cafe Hiring!
Sushi chefs & front staff for both locations.
Apply: Royal Park Theatre location. Exp pref
Available from Commercial News Providers"
Pirvate dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 12-6-16-14
I Lost 40 Ibs in 2 months!
Free Sample Package
CHINESE RESTAURANT 352-871-5771
Delivery Drivers, Sushi Chefs and Cashiers.
Apply in person 5pm-9pm 5141 SW 91 Way
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
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
Earn holiday, gas or rent money!
Call Center Operator
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is
S looking for dedicated individuals to fill a part
time and full time position as Call Center
Operator. Position responsibilities will in-
clude answering telephones, data entry, and
other receptionist duties. The position will
require some evening hours as well as week-
ends. Interested applicants should complete
an application at LifeSouth Community
Blood Centers, 4039 West Newberry Road,
Gainesville, FL 32607, 224-1740 before
5 pm. Background check required. EOE/
S DFWP. 11-29-10-14
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/.
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M-W afternoons, Tue all day 1 child. More
JOBS $ in Jan. APPLY NOW! Call Lisa at
NANPA 376-5008 12-6-9-14
7-9AM and 12:30 to 6PM. 1-2 kids $8/$10
plus gas $ perk. Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-
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Mortgage lender has immediate openings for Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-5008 12-6-9-14
college students for telephone sales posi-
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34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union) for Gville company. Good exp for marketing/
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HOLIDAY HELP NEEDED
Flexible hours. $7.50 to $9.00/hr. HEAVENLY
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BARN HELP EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
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L98 ---q i Brewer out indefinitely with mono
Tim Hussin, Alligator Staff
UF sophomore Walter Hodge scored 9 points as Corey Brewer's
replacement Tuesday. Brewer could be out 'til January with mono.
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
Forward Corey Brewer sat on the end of the Gators
bench sans uniform and watched sophomore Walter
Hodge start in his place Tuesday night, but the switch
may be a little more permanent than first thought.
Originally diagnosed with the flu during UF's trip to
Las Vegas last weekend, Brewer's condition regressed,
and tests revealed the junior has mononucleosis.
-Donovan said that in addition to having a sore
throat and an ear infection, Brewer complained that he
was going to vomit before UF's game against Western
Kentucky. Brewer felt even worse Saturday before UF's
match against Kansas, but he refused to sit out against
He missed practice Monday with a 102-degree fever,
and Coach Billy Donovan anticipates Brewer to be out of
commission for a minimum of two weeks.
"There's not one person to make up for the absence of
Corey," Donovan said. "Its going to be our whole entire
basketball team, and I think any time you lose a guy like
Corey, that is a tough blow to our team."
Donovan said the Gators might receive another blow
because he is concerned that Brewer may have passed
along the illness to his roommate Joakim Noah, who will
be getting his blood tested today.
Forward Al Horford, who lives with the duo, said he
thinks he can avoid getting sick as long as he doesn't get
too personal with Brewer.
"I hope not to kiss him or drink out of his cup or
anything," he said.
Hodge proved to be a viable replacement with 9
points and six assists in UF's 83-27 victory against
Southern, but Donovan said he would like to experiment
with different combinations of players, including senior
Chris Richard and freshmen Dan Werner and Jonathan
Mitchell, before he decides to keep Hodge as a starter.
"I'll be working hard to keep the job," Hodge said.
"But at the same time, we want Corey to get back."
Hodge, along with the four freshmen, gave UF a
much-needed boost off the bench.
Marreese Speights led the Gators with 12 points and
12 rebounds for his second double-double of the season.
"I hope not to kiss him or drink out of his
cup or anything." l
UF forward, on Corey Brewer, who has mono
"We always tell them to be ready," Horford said.
"You never know what could happen. They were ready
Southern's 27 points broke UF's record for the fewest
points allowed since 1986. The Gators tied the previous
record in their game against Prairie View A&M on Nov.
27, when the Panthers scored 33 points.
Although Southern was 0-5 heading into Tuesday
night's game, the Jaguars held the lead twice in the open-
ing minutes and kept the game dose until UF went on
an 11-4 run late in the first half. Donovan said he wasn't
surprised because he feels his players are emotionally,
physically and mentally drained.
"I knew our basketball team was going to have a
tough time really having it tonight, and they gutted it
up," Donovan said. "The best thing about our team is
our guys play with great energy, and our team doesn't
have that right now, and I don't think it's because of a
lack of trying. It's something we have to deal with and
McGinnis named SEC Player of the Year, Cusack honored
By JOSH ARMSTRONG
After topping Southeastern
Conference volleyball as a team,
No. 7 UF did the same as indi-
Gators junior setter Angie
McGinnis won SEC Player of
the Year, and freshman libero
Elyse Cusack was named SEC
Defensive Player of the Year on
Tuesday. Four other UF players
also made All-SEC teams.
McGinnis and junior opposite
hitter Amber McCray were first-
McCray averaged 3.72 kills
per game despite battling a sore
der for much of
were named to
the second team.
Cusack and redshirt freshman
middle blocker Kristina Johnson
were all-freshman picks.
McGinnis is the first setter to
win the conference's top honors.
She averaged 13.27 assists, 1.08
blocks, 2.67 digs and 1.55 kills
per game this season while re-
cording two triple-doubles.
"Her numbers are all about
what happens as a result of oth-
ers," Coach Mary Wise said. "The
better the team passes, the better
the team kills balls, the bitter it
makes the setter.
"So if ever there is an example
of how an individual award is a
reflection of the team, it's this
Leak orchestrated late drives against South Carolina, Florida State
FOOT, from page 16
While the critics and skeptics may be out, Leak did much
to silence them against South Carolina and FSU.
Trailing 16-10 against the Gamecocks, Leak coolly led the
Gators on an 80-yard march for the 17-16 win.
Tied at 14 with FSU on Saturday and with top running
back DeShawn Wynn on the sideline, Meyer and offensive
coordinator Dan Mullen told Leak one thing: We're throw-
ing the ball on every down. Leak said. "I've been in that situation tons of times. I think
Leak responded by going 7-for-8 on the drive, including I've grown over the years just understanding the situation
a 4-yard first-down run, to give UF a 21-14 and what we need out of it."
lead. What's left to prove?
The drive was capped off with a 25-yard Only that Leak can win the big one.
touchdown pass to Dallas Baker on third and "That's why you come to Florida to play for an SEC
Football 9, a play that Leak checked off at the line after title," Leak said. "That's what we have expected of ourselves
reading a blitz. with the work we put in in the off-season. It just makes you
"I think (strong fourth-quarter play) is just proud that you have an opportunity to be able to go up there
from my experience as a quarterback being here four years," and win a championship."
Gators tired of Outback Bowl rings
NOTES, from page 16
"It means nothing," McDonald said. "It's
jewelry. I give it to my momma."
Cornerback Ryan Smith shows off his
bling, a ring from Utah's undefeated season
two years ago capped by a Fiesta Bowl win.
"I let them know that I've been there be-
fore," said Smith, who transferred from Utah
last summer after graduating early. "I bring
them my ring out here to show them that."
Preaching all year about getting UF's se-
nior class its first SEC Championship, Meyer
would not approve of giving the Gators rings
if they make the Capital One Bowl.
"I think rings are for championship
teams," Meyer said. "My vote would be if
you win the SEC Championship, you get a
INJURY UPDATE: Running
back DeShawn Wynn
S (shoulder), wide receiver/
running back Percy Harvin
4- ((neck) and linebacker Earl
w Everett '(ankle) did not
Wynn practice Tuesday.
Meyer hopes to get all
three back on the field today in limited roles.
Kestahn Moore will start if Wynn remains
GONZO, from page 16
a costly incompletion, a botched snap
and all the records he set will mean
nothing. Yet, all his accomplishments
can be magnified with one great game
or, rather, one mistake-free game.
Leak has never liked answering
questions about his legacy. Heck, he's
never liked answering questions, pe-
riod. But lose the SEC title game and
he will have a lifetime of questions
to answer about what never was and
what could have been.
By season's end, the UF record
book will have Leak at the top of al-
most every major passing record.
But what will it mean if he never
All that matters is what is painted
inside the Swamp in the south end
zone: The SEC Championship ban-'
ners, the list of Heisman Trophy
winners and the 1996 National
Leak has probably already lost a
shot at two of those accolades. His last
chance at one and his legacy will
be determined Saturday.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2006
Leak emerges as leader
* HE HAS LED TWO GAME-WINNING
DRIVES IN THE LAST THREE GAMES.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
The transformation of Chris Leak from
quiet to confident may have begun after a day
in Urban Meyer's living room.
Leak spent upwards of seven hours with
Meyer and his wife that day, and the scene
could likely be described-in one word: awk-
"He got there at about 3 and I think he left
at 10:30. Not a whole lot of conversation being
had there," Meyer recalled. "We sat there and
watched the game and I looked at Chris and I
looked at my wife and thought, 'What's going
on here? Not much happening.'"
Throughout this season, Leak has had to
deal with things such as the Tim Tebow dis-
traction and being booed in his own stadium.
What may have gone undervalued, how-
ever, is how Leak led game-winning fourth-
quarter drives in UF's last two big games.
It's the kind of coming-of-age story that
Meyer loves to tell.
S "The best thing Chris has got going for him
is I think he is improving the play of everyone
around him," Meyer said. "I don't think I
know I see that. I saw that on the field and
saw that in the huddle. He is taking com-
mand. He is a quarterback. I am very proud
of the way he has progressed."
With all the recent success, however,
comes a catch.
If the Gators don't defeat Arkansas on
Saturday, Leak will still hold almost every
passing record in school history.
"The best thing Chris has got going
for him is I think he is improving the
play of everyone around him."
UF football coach
He won't, however, be a champion, there-
by reopening the criticism that Meyer doesn't
have a problem with.
"Criticism is just if he doesn't win a cham-
pionship," Meyer said after UF's win against
FSU on Saturday.
Leak claims he hasn't heard everything
that people have been saying and is focused
solely on the game.
"I don't know. People can think what they
want to think," Leak said. "You can't worry
about that. The only thing you can worry
about is what you can do."
SEE FOOT, PAGE 15
Tim Case) Alligator StaH
UF senior quarterback Chris Leak passes against Florida State on Saturday. He will
get his first and last shot at an SEC title Saturday against Arkansas.
Leak's legacy to be decided in ATL
Gators enjoy fine dining
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
Though UF has yet to be crowned
Southeastern Conference champions,
Coach Urban Meyer will treat the
Gators like royalty this week.
"Our kids are going to eat a little
different," Meyer said. "We're going
to treat them a little different. I want
our guys to be rewarded."
Leading up to UF's matchup with
Arkansas in Saturday's SEC title
game, the Gators will be served what
Meyer dubbed four days of "victory
Starting when the players walked
into Monday meetings, a highlight
DVD of old SEC championship
games involving UF played on televi-
sion sets in the locker room area.
Meyer has given special treatment
to every team he has head coached
into bowls. Prior to that, he had for-
gettable bowl week experiences.
"I remember when I was an assis-
tant coach at bowl games, you would
eat this awful food,"
Meyer said. "Then af-
ter a while you're like,
S'What are we doing
Football here?' My friend is sit-
ting at home watching
SpongeBob, and I'm sitting here."
REMEMBERING THE RINGS: For de-
fensive lineman Ray McDonald, the
legacy of Ron Zook lies somewhere
back home in West Palm Beach.
That's where a ring commemo-
rating a highlight of the Zook era,
an Outback Bowl loss to Iowa three
years ago, sits.
SEE NOTES, PAGE 15
S enior quarterback Chris Leak has dealt
with the Danny Wuerffel's shadow since
he first stepped foot in the Swamp four
Rated as the No. 1 quarterback in the nation
out of high school, Leak was expected to be the
second coming in.Gainesville.
But instead of putting up banners in the
Swamp like Wuerffel did, Leak has only man-
aged to capture an Outback Bowl title.
Still, Leak is just 64 yards shy of Wuerffel's
school passing record, which he will likely
break Saturday in the biggest game of his life
- the Southeastern Conference championship
- where his legacy as a Gator will forever be
written. Win, and he will go down as one of
the best quarterbacks in UF history. Lose, and
he will be remembered as a player who just
couldn't win the big game.
"Go out and win a championship," said
Urban Meyer, who has repeatedly said Leak
should be measured by championships.
Leak has had plenty of excuses and distrac-
tions during his tenure.
He endured two grueling years of inept
Coach Ron Zook, three different offensive co-
ordinators and a lack of talent around him.
More recently, Leak has had to fight off
freshman Wonder Boy Tim Tebow just to keep
his starting position.
only weapons are its
Antonio two running backs.
Gonzalez Leak has a stellar
Going Going Gonzo run defense behind
email@example.com him, along with a
corps of receivers Ryan
Leaf couldn't miss.
He doesn't have to be great Saturday. He
just can't fumble on the 6-yard line or slide in
front of a first-down marker when the game is
at risk. Leak has been his usual self this week,
,dodging questions which mostly pertained
to his legacy and Wuerffel's record and
downplaying everything that, in reality, is
"People are going to think what they're
going to think," Leak said of his legacy. "You
can't control that. The only thing you can
worry about is what you can control."
Well, Leak controls his history at UF on
Four years of blood, sweat and tears can
be washed away in an instant. One bad pass,
SEE GONZO, PAGE 15
NCAA men's basketball
Florida State 66
E 1975: The No. 13 Gators dispatch of
the Hurricanes in Miami 15-11. UF fin-
ished its season 9-3 after being blanked
by Maryland 13-0 in the Gator Bowl.
Today's question: If Leak wins a ring, who will percent (votes)
you consider the best QB in UF history to not Yes 78% (344)
win a Heisman? (Vote at alligatorSports.org.) No 22% (97)
Tuesday's question: Had UF averaged a higher
margin of victory this season, would it be No. 2
in the BCS? (See right for results.) 441 TOTAL VOTES